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    'You're the Worst' is toxic romance at its best

    Berkeley native Stephen Falk steers FXX comedy through choppy waters. 
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    It's football season -- and that means just one thing to die-hard tailgate fans. Time to start partying. Fortunately, chefs Michael Mina and Stephane Tonnelier are on hand to share their favorite noshes and tips.  
     
    Dai Sugano
    Wizard is just the latest in a parade of high-profile comic-cons to hold court in Silicon Valley, the holy land of geekdom.  
     
    Here's what Kacey Musgraves performed on Sept. 2 at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga.  
     
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    All the webs around the house are starting to get out of hand.  
     
    Sal Pizarro
    Haberdasher, on San Salvador Street downtown, is the new incarnation of the downtown speakeasy Singlebarrel.  
     
    Nextdoor
    Nextdoor offers users the best and worst of social media, and on an intimate, neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis.  
     
    Frederick M. Brown
    David Letterman's successor will no longer lean on the character he played for nine years.  
     
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    The chemistry between Robert Redford and Nick Nolte among the best parts of this laugh-stuffed trek based on Bill Bryson's beloved memoir.  
     
    Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group
    Canada geese spend a lot of time flying here and there, but why they do it and where they go isn't easy to say.  
     
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    As far as we're concerned, there's no such thing as too much pizza, especially when Buma's and The Forge Danville are concerned.  
     
    Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal
    From sips and putts to snowboard golf carts, the newest amenities on West Coast golf courses are aimed at millennials.  
     
    Frazer Harrison
    Remembering the great director's best horror films, including, of course, 'Scream' and 'A Nightmare on Elm Street.  
     
    ZUMA Press
    Alex Gibney's documentary may make you 'think different' about the mythology of Apple.  
     
    Courtesy of Jacques Guertin
    Newark resident concerned that a young opossum that visits while the sun is still up may be ill.  
     
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    Done well, beef jerky is a protein and flavor-laden snack. Done poorly, the stuff's shoe leather. Here's the scoop on the best of the bunch -- and the nastiest.  
     
    Jason Merritt
    Also on tap: Psychedelic Furs, The Church, Neko Case, The Damned, Edgar Winter, Dam-Funk.  
     
    Courtesy of Jerry Kaplan
    New books by Jerry Kaplan and John Markoff ponder the impact of new articial intelligence technologies on human society  
     
    Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
    Wine tasting treks? Sure. But an increasing number of olive oil producers have begun opening tasting rooms, too.  
     
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    The tragicomedy by Donald Margulies gets its regional premiere at TheatreWorks through Sept. 20.  
     
    Courtesy of Rich Cordes
    First one and now three hummingbirds are showing up at a backyard feeder with odd, black growths on the beaks. Could they be ill?  
     
    Guglielmo Winery
    Founded at the height of Prohibition, Morgan Hill’s Guglielmo Winery is celebrating its 90th birthday.  
     
    Rick Diamond
    Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Fats Domino among the others who make our list.  
     
    Tribune News Service
    A reader has tried everything to keep a pesky rabbit from eating the flowers, but there is hope.  
     
    Steven K. Webster
    PBS, BBC team up for a groundbreaking multimedia event showcasing marine life along California's coast in which producers hope to deliver real-time images of whales, dolphins, great white sharks, elephant seals and other sea creatures to millions of viewers across the nation.
     
     
    You'd think California would have scored more than three spots on Evite's list of the nation's top spots for pool parties.  
     
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    From Stephen Colbert to Tina Fey to Megan Fox, some of the biggest names in Hollywood were inspired by the George Lucas movies of their youth.  
     
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    Feminism is enjoying a pop culture resurgence as A-list celebrities, social media activists and college students proudly identify with and celebrate push for equality.  
     
    Justin Lubin/AMC
    AMC's new zombie drama "Fear the Walking Dead" is pegged to a Los Angeles family with two strikingly different siblings: Nick (Frank Dillane), a wayward junkie, and his sister Alicia (Alycia Debnam-Carey), a brainy teen bound for UC Berkeley.  
     
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    An empty mourning dove nest and a stray feather has reader worried about baby's fate.