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Levi’s Stadium Turf Ripped Up Again As Crews Prepare Permanent 49er Playing Field

The 49ers have played just two games in their new home and yet the team is already getting a third playing surface at the South Bay stadium.

16 hours ago

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

CA Insurance Officials: Insurers Must Cover Elective Abortions

Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.

08/23/2014

Shooting Scene at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Man Killed In Backstage Shooting At Shoreline Amphiteatre Rap Concert

A 38-year-old man has died as a result of injuries suffered during a shooting after a Wiz Khalifa concert at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday night.

08/23/2014

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Fire Burns Trucks At Charity Clothing Distribution Center In Santa Clara

Firefighters contained a fire that burned several box trucks full of donated items at a Santa Clara donation center late Friday afternoon.

08/22/2014

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Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail Opens, Promises Affordable Wine Tasting Option

The Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail officially opened Friday. The route directs tourists and residents through local wineries, vineyards farms and orchards around Morgan Hill and Gilroy.

08/22/2014

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Department Of Justice Visits San Jose As Gang Violence Trends Downward

Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.

08/22/2014

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

49ers Confident Thicker, Heavier Sod At Levi’s Stadium Will Be Ready For Sunday’s Game

Grounds crews for the San Francisco 49ers are installing a new, thicker field at the $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara after the team halted practice there Wednesday, 49ers officials said.

08/22/2014

Crews tear out the sod at Levi's Stadium, August 21, 2014. (CBS)

49ers Replacing Slippery Sod At Levi’s Stadium Ahead Of Sunday Exhibition Game Against Chargers

Crews at Levi’s Stadium have been busy tearing up the grass on the new field after turf problems on Wednesday prompted the team to relocate a practice session to the team’s training facility because of slippery sod.

08/21/2014

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: Pro Leagues Pay Close Attention To The Surface Where The Game Is Actually Played

The Giants’ protest over Tuesday’s fiasco with the tarp was upheld, even as the 49ers moved practice from Levi’s Stadium because of divots on the new turf.

08/21/2014

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

49ers Move Practice From Levi’s Stadium Over Issues With Turf

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh decided to move the team’s practice from Levi’s Stadium after receiver Stevie Johnson slipped on the field’s turf.

08/20/2014

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