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    Talk Back: Executive action
    Do you support President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration?

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group)
    Drugging our kids: The Big Pharma alliance

    The doctors get rewarded. The drug companies get rich. And California's foster children get more meds. Part 3 of the Bay Area News Group investigation into the prescribing of psychiatric drugs, many untested on kids, to this captive and fragile audience of patients.  
    (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
    California beach cleanup participation up after three-year slide

    Coastal Cleanup annual volunteers picked up 1.1 million pounds of trash Sept. 20, officials report. 
    ( Patrick Semansky )
    49ers' Kaepernick, Washington's RG3 on different career paths

    Jim Harbaugh always backs Colin Kaepernick publicly, but Jay Gruden called out his quarterback, Robert Griffin III, last week 
    (Associated Press)
    Roadshow: Road to the future is a sea of brake lights

    What the future may look like on the roads of Santa Clara County. 
    Monterey Bay researchers capture rare deep-sea anglerfish on video for first time

    The black seadevil is named for its baleful ugliness. With that vicious gape, the females can eat fish of a larger size. To lure her prey, she jerks the luminescent orb dangling from the 'fishing rod' on her forehead. 


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    Silicon Valley's high-tech firms battle for low-tech ad space — billboards

    Some of the most expensive property in Silicon Valley these days is about 14 feet high, 50 feet wide and overlooking the highway. Billboard sales around the region are undergoing a renaissance, as the old-school advertising format benefits from the technology froth, with companies jockeying for their piece of skyline fame and attention. 
    (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
    Sunday's TV picks: Taylor Swift, One Direction highlight American Music Awards

    Plus, Garth Brooks, Seth Meyers and Jerry Seinfeld will honor Jay Leno, as he receives the Mark Twain Prize.