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    Talk Back: U.S. and Cuba
    Do you approve of President Barack Obama's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Dai Sugano)
    Drugging our kids: A bold step away from heavy medication

    Part 4 of the series: One doctor's daring approach allowed a troubled girl to emerge from years of a drug-induced haze. Could the success of that experiment provide a model for California to reconsider the use of psychiatric meds on foster children?  
    Woman fatally shot on anniversary of brother's murder

    An 18-year-old woman was killed in a double shooting in Martinez on Friday evening, on the fifth anniversary of her older brother's own brutal murder, police and family said.  
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    Water pits neighbor against neighbor

    In the rainiest December in decades, a small group of residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Aldercroft Heights is protesting strict water limits and severe penalties imposed by the volunteers who run the neighborhood water board and fear the Los Gatos Creek that supplies their water could still run dry. 
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Harbaugh's family, friends want him to take Michigan job

    ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing 'sources close to the situation,' reported that San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh's family and friends have encouraged him to take the University of Michigan coaching job but that 'his heart is in the NFL.'
     
    BUSINESS
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Q&A: Rizikitoto's Suraya Shivji, 17, crowd-funds for African orphans

    After teaching herself to program iPhone gaming apps and get them posted on Apple's app store, the Fremont teen is using them -- along with a crowd-funding campaign she began this year on her website, Rizikitoto -- to raise money for African orphans so they can become self sufficient.