( Denise Buckley Crawford )
Bay Area continues wet December, rainfall totals climb

Bursts of rain Tuesday night and Wednesday have allowed the Bay Area to continue to add to its impressive December rainfall totals, with San Jose officially passing a 120-year-old mark to record its second-wettest December ever. 
( Laura A. Oda )
FedEx, UPS set for busiest holiday season

The next week is a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections between shoppers and their much-anticipated gifts -- and there is no room for mistakes. 
(Josie Lepe)
Purdy: Where 49ers went wrong with Ray McDonald

In terminating the contract of Ray McDonald on Wednesday, San Francisco 49ers G.M. Trent Baalke said 'this isn't about one incident.'