• Rescued birds find new home in Richmond - 07/23/2014 03:13 PM PDT
    Talk Back: Border kids
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    Delta tunnel funding: Tax hike without a vote?

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    Rescued birds find new home in Richmond

    Eight black-crowned night herons and snowy egrets are released along the western bank of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park in Richmond 
    A's, Oakland council sign off on 10-year lease extension

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    Live udpates: Pac-12 Football Media Day 1, Wednesday at 8 a.m.

    Live updates from Pac-12 Football Media Day on Wednesday, July 23 from the San Jose Mercury News, Los Angeles News Group, Denver Post and Salt Lake Tribune. 
    (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)
    Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectations

    Facebook's strong sales growth has exceeded Wall Street projections for nine quarters in a row, as the company has rapidly expanded its advertising business. 
    This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives

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    Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

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    Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

    This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
    Thompson: 49ers defense shows fight even after Bowman injury

    The San Francisco 49ers defense was not as dominant as it needed to be Sunday. But when things looked most bleak against the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, the defense got the ball back to the offense with a chance to win. Twice. Even without the unit's best player.