Talk Back: Ebola outbreak
Was President Obama right to send U.S. troops and resources to Africa to battle the Ebola outbreak?

(Tell us why or why not?)
Alameda: Volunteers pitch in, clean up Crown Beach

Alameda residents and others took part in the annual Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 20 by picking up litter at Robert Crown Memorial State Beach. 
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Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring the timely DNA testing of sexual assault evidence, which advocates said paves the way to clearing California's huge backlog of untested rape kits.  
And now, in honor of the High Holy Days, an update on the Runnin' Rabbi himself, Yehuda Ferris, who, along with his wife, Miriam, is co-director of Chabad of the East Bay in Berkeley.  
Pilots defeat Cougars in TCAL action The St. Joseph Notre Dame girls volleyball team swept Albany 25-19, 25-15, 25-2 in a Tri-County Athletic League match on Sept.  
Fight in last week's game against Center-Antelope leads to Encinal forfeiting this week's Island Bowl to Alameda High, district says  
Alameda Soccer ClubU12 Boys Recreational GoldAlameda SC Stealth Bombers 6, Oakland Wildcats 1: For the Bombers, Sam Yep had a hat trick, including the first two goals of the game.  
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No one was injured in the fires last Sunday but damage is estimated at $3 million, authorities said.  
Catharine Baker and Tim Sbranti go head-to-head in one of a series of debates scheduled for the upcoming 16th Assembly District race, which covers Alamo, Danville, Dublin, Lafayette, Livermore, Moraga, Orinda, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.  
Helen Foster highly critical of office in which opponent Karen Monroe is the second in command  
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Justin Bieber scuffles with photographers in Paris

Selena Gomez’s boyfriend also under fire for dining Kendall Jenner during whirlwind trip to Paris Fashion Week.