Richmond downtown a magical affair for holidays

The Downtown Holiday Festival in Richmond, an annual event, was hosted by the Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) in partnership with the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, at the historic downtown Winters Building that now serves as the performing arts center's headquarters.  
(Dai Sugano)
Drugging our kids series

Part 4 of the series: One doctor's daring approach allowed a troubled girl to emerge from years of a drug-induced haze. Could the success of that experiment provide a model for California to reconsider the use of psychiatric meds on foster children?  
De La Salle beats Centennial in record-setting state bowl game

In state Open Division title game, De La Salle wins 63-42 in record for combined points in a CIF bowl game 
De La Salle's offense one of its best ever

State football champion De La Salle High finishes season with school record 5,660 rushing yards after 63-42 win over Centennial-Corona 
Cross the Miami Dolphins out of the next Jim Harbaugh Sweepstakes. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who unsuccessfully pursued Harbaugh in 2011, announced Sunday that Joe Philbin will return as Miami s coach in 2015.  
Nhat V. Meyer
Before victory over Buffalo Bills, Raiders fans celebrate news that team won't moving to Los Angeles next season
Doug Duran
12/21/2014 05:48 PM PST - Lee should play about 12-15 minutes off the bench Monday against Sacramento after missing the past 21 games  
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Apple Health doesn't have a way for women to track their menstrual cycles or fertility. Does that mean its excluding women?  
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Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent -- and that may be his best strategy.  
Just in time for that onslaught of holiday visitors, here are five reader-crafted itineraries to discover the best of the Bay Area, from Golden Gate Park to Devil's Slide.