Thompson: 49ers and Harbaugh have been here before

09/22/2014 09:55 PM PDT
Trailing Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks in mighty NFC West, San Francisco 49ers next run up against undefeated Philadelphia Eagles  
09/22/2014 08:29 PM PDT - Stephen Curry is pleased with how the Warriors shored up their bench with offseason signings and is open to playing off the ball more often in new coach Steve Kerr's offense  
 
09/22/2014 08:49 PM PDT - The San Jose Sharks goaltending job is up for grabs between incumbent Antti Niemi and Alex Stalock, but the competition is anything but cutthroat between the two good friends.  
 
09/22/2014 07:07 PM PDT - Two incumbents face eight challengers in the race to oversee the third-largest school district in Contra Costa County. Longtime Trustee Charles Ramsey has thrown his hat into the Richmond City Council race so is not seeking re-election to the school board.  
 
09/22/2014 05:36 PM PDT - Oakland A's mainstays Jed Lowrie and Derek Norris might be sidelined were it not September with the team fighting for postseason survival  
 
09/22/2014 09:46 PM PDT - 49ers' next game is Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles at Levi's Stadium, where San Francisco seeks its first win.  
 
09/22/2014 05:24 PM PDT - Woman testifies that defendant confessed to her two weeks after killing, and that she kept quiet for three years out of fear  
 
09/22/2014 05:48 PM PDT - Alameda County's public hospital system revealed severe financial problems and asked the county government for help Monday, drawing a rebuke from county leaders who blamed irresponsible hospital administrators for jeopardizing the health care safety net.  
 
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09/22/2014 04:58 PM PDT - Although backyard swimming pools are as popular as ever in some cities, pool contractors elsewhere say business is slowing as the drought continues.  
 
09/22/2014 06:28 PM PDT - Former Walnut Creek resident accused of abusing pledges while in charge of recruitment for the Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University.  
 
09/22/2014 09:27 PM PDT - The low-cost Embrace blanket-style incubator, which was invented by four Stanford students, has helped 90,000 babies -- and counting -- around the world.  
 
09/22/2014 05:48 PM PDT - For San Jose Sharks' Adam Burish, preseason opener at Vancouver is reminder of fight, injury that cost him 57 games last season  
 
09/22/2014 08:22 PM PDT - Spartans coach Ron Caragher has decided to bench Blake Jurich after he struggled against Minnesota and give junior Joe Gray his first career start.  
 
09/22/2014 03:24 PM PDT - Kamau Berlin, 18, of Richmond, is charged with attempted murder and attempted carjacking in connection to a stabbing Friday in Berkeley of a 72-year-old woman who is still in critical condition.  
 
09/22/2014 02:44 PM PDT - The actor who famously left the top-rated TV comedy amid a public meltdown is now reportedly talking to CBS about appearing sometime on the show s final season.  
 
09/22/2014 03:06 PM PDT - Two Concord men were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, and the 23-year-old man they are accused of stabbing outside a house party remained in critical condition, police said Monday.  
 
09/22/2014 02:09 PM PDT - Veteran City Councilwoman Linda Maio is opposed by an aide to a fellow council member and a council watchdog.  
 
09/22/2014 01:44 PM PDT - San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians differ on merits of critical penalties against 49ers  
 
09/22/2014 01:26 PM PDT - Director Oliver Stone has made it known he wants Levitt to play the NSA whistle-blower in a film that Stone is writing, directing and producing.  
 
09/22/2014 03:25 PM PDT - A bicyclist struck and seriously injured by a car near the Berkeley Hills Sunday remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, police said.  
 
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