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    Talk Back: Ebola outbreak
    Was President Obama right to send U.S. troops and resources to Africa to battle the Ebola outbreak?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Cal could face Title IX suit over field hockey

    Women's field hockey team at Cal has no practice or game facility, as previous field is being converted to a practice field for football; field hockey now practices twice a week at Stanford 
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    Bay Area braces for heat wave, fire crews wary

    The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for most of the Northern and Central California coast beginning Thursday and running through Friday, as temperatures inch toward the high 80s and low 90s in most coastal cities and the upper 90s and even low 100s in some inland areas. For fire crews tasked with monitoring a state that's already bone dry and an area that has seen disastrous fires, that's not good news. 
    Marine who caught Coliseum jumper being honored

    A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game is among 22 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.  
    (Charlie Riedel/AP)
    Thousands of Comcast viewers miss Royals' game-winning hit against A's

    Comcast spokesman says cable company is investigating why a glitch caused viewers from Mountain View to Monterey to miss the game-winning single that sent the Kansas City Royals past the A's in 12 innings 
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    (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)
    Gov. Jerry Brown signs plastic bag ban and gun bill, vetoes three dozen others

    Audrie's Law, a statewide plastic bag ban and a bill legalizing gun restraining orders win Gov. Jerry Brown's approval. Several proposed changes to the Political Reform Act were vetoed.  
    Spotlight
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Review: Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands and delights

    Oakland's Encuentro takes an inspired approach to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, coming up with creative, seasonal fare that's hearty enough to satisfy any omnivore.  

    BUSINESS


    ( Andy Wong )
    EU takes aim at Apple's tax deal in Ireland

    Apple may have to pay vast sums of back taxes if the breaks granted to it by the Irish government are found to violate European law. 
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Review: Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands and delights

    Oakland's Encuentro takes an inspired approach to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, coming up with creative, seasonal fare that's hearty enough to satisfy any omnivore.  
    (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
    Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

    “Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.