Talk Back: NFL arrests
Has the NFL's handling of recent arrests of players for domestic violence altered your view of the league?
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(Tell us why or why not?)

(Dai Sugano, Bay Area News Group)
D'Anthony's story: 1 foster child, 6 psychiatric drugs, 20 homes

One teen's story illustrates a disturbing pattern: When it comes to managing challenging childhoods, California's child welfare system relies on expedient choices that often don't work and resists tough ones that do. 
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Purdy: Raiders are what we thought they were

In close loss to Tom Brady and New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders show moxie and effort of an NFL team  
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A hidden gas tax?

You've probably seen the ads. Come Jan. 1, they warn, a new 'hidden gasoline tax' will go into effect, one expected to increase the cost to fill up your car between 16 and 76 cents a gallon. But the California Air Resources Board balks at the notion that anything 'hidden' is going on, since the regulations have been debated for years.
 
Richmond restaurant on a mission to be Yelp's most-hated

Their classic Tuscan cuisine may be some of the best around, but Botto Bistro's mission is to become the lowest-rated restaurant on Yelp.  
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(Dai Sugano, Bay Area News Group)
Drugging our kids: D'Anthony's story -- 1 foster child, 6 psychiatric drugs, 20 homes

One teen's story illustrates a disturbing pattern: When it comes to managing challenging childhoods, California's child welfare system relies on expedient choices that often don't work and resists tough ones that do. 
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Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend. 
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Review: Stunning Anderson Collection opens at Stanford

Housed on the Stanford University campus in a $36 million building designed by Richard Olcott, this collection, built over the past half-century by a Bay Area couple, enjoys 15,000 square feet of exhibition space, where 104 paintings, sculptures and other works are currently displayed. (The entire collection numbers 121 pieces.) Olcott's building, which is impressive in its own right, floats next to Stanford's Cantor Arts Center, and admission to both is free. 
( Anderson Collection )
Review: Stunning Anderson Collection opens at Stanford

Housed on the Stanford University campus in a $36 million building designed by Richard Olcott, this collection, built over the past half-century by a Bay Area couple, enjoys 15,000 square feet of exhibition space, where 104 paintings, sculptures and other works are currently displayed. (The entire collection numbers 121 pieces.) Olcott's building, which is impressive in its own right, floats next to Stanford's Cantor Arts Center, and admission to both is free. 
( TIMOTHY A. CLARY )
Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.