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    Talk Back: Preschool
    Do you believe the state should implement universal preschool?
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    ( Eric Risberg )
    Stowaway: San Jose airport eyes security changes after 'very serious' incident

    The director of San Jose's airport on Tuesday called the remarkable security breach involving a teen stowaway who sneaked onto the airfield a "very serious" incident that could spark changes in how the airport protects its passengers. 
    (Stephen Dunn)
    Curry, Warriors can't fall into Clippers' trap

    Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson said his team needs to make adjustments against Los Angeles Clippers as NBA playoff series heads to Oakland.  
    Jake Shimabukuro leads the worldwide ukelele revival

    The ukulele is the Chihuahua of musical instruments -- small, overlooked but loaded with personality, and in Jake Shimabukuro it has found its very own Eric Clapton.  
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    On Earth Day, Apple exec gets to core of environmental initiative

    Lisa Jackson, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency who now runs Apple's Environmental Initiatives, marked Earth Day on Tuesday night by asking a Stanford audience to challenge the idea that people must choose between the environment and the economy.

    Apple vs. Samsung: Google agreed to protect Samsung against some patent claims  

    (Peter Dazeley)
    Worried about hackers? You should be

    A new report found that hackers are becoming more efficient and organized while many companies are struggling to get even fundamental cybersecurity measures into place. Full Story
    ( Mark DuFrene )
    Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

    Bored with chardonnay and IPA? Explore mead, the ancient honey beverage and fastest growing segment of the American alcohol industry, with sales up 130 percent from 2012 to 2013. In the Bay Area, fine artisanal mead is being crafted in a variety of styles, from the hop-fermented mead at The Mead Kitchen in Berkeley to sparkling mead at Heidrun Meadery in Point Reyes. 
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    Oprah Winfrey sued by her stepmom

    Barbara Winfrey claims Oprah kicked her out of her own Nashville home following a divorce. 
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    Richard Sherman's game-saving tipped pass in front of Crabtree that sealed the Seahawks' 23-17 victory with 22 seconds left was payback for something that happened with he and Crabtree in the summer  
     
    Grading the 49ers' loss to Seahawks
    Here is how the San Francisco 49ers graded in their 23-17 NFC Championship game loss at Seattle.
     

    Police say two men were injured in a shooting at house party in Fresno after a San Francisco 49ers fan was taunted by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.  
     
     
    Updated: January 19, 2014
    JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO
    San Francisco 49ers' hopes of winning another Super Bowl end in Seattle in an NFC Championship game that also included a postgame trash-talk lashing from the Seahawks' Richard Sherman and a gruesome injury to NaVorro Bowman.

    49ers not blaming calls for loss to Seattle Seahawks

    Photo: 49er Patrick Willis reflects on NFC Championship loss over a bowl of ice cream

    49ers lose to Seahawks 23-17

    Richard Sherman blasts Michael Crabtree

    What makes Richard Sherman tick?

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    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Kawakami: Kaepernick shoulders blame for loss

    Colin Kaepernick's late-game interception allows the Seattle Seahawks to hold off the San Francisco 49ers and advance to the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos
     
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    Purdy: Brutal heavyweight fight went way of Seahawks

    This was a wicked, awful, exhausting game for both the 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks. 
    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    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.