Talk Back: Water bond
Do you think passing a statewide water bond will help improve water storage?
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Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall'

De La Salle High School football film strong on message, despite some credibility issues  
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Purdy: Selig revises history on A's-Giants territory feud

Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland on Tuesday, along with A's owner Lew Wolff, and while there was nothing new about his blue ribbon panel's progress, he did say former San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie and former A's owner Walter Haas created the territorial issue
 
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Jim Harbaugh, Bob Melvin are new old friends

Budding relationship in the Bay Area between San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, writes Tim Kawakami
 
 
 
 
 
(Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
Five great Bay Area playgrounds for kids

From the carousel at Los Gatos' Oak Meadow Park to the twisty ladders of Walnut Creek's Arbolado Park, this quintet of Bay Area parks is sure to delight parents and kids alike. 
(Photos by Omar Vega/Evan Agostini/John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone

Ariana Grande and Jessie J will join Minaj in performing 'Bang Bang' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Kim Kardashian named a presenter.