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    Talk Back: PG&E tax break
    Should PG&E be able to write off its $1.6 billion fine for the San Bruno fire as a tax deduction?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (KAREN T. BORCHERS)
    Chevron profits plunge

    Chevron profits plunged 91 percent, a feeble financial result that was caused by falling oil prices and charges against earnings, the energy giant reported Friday in a release that came days after wide-ranging job cuts by the company. 
    (LiPo Ching)
    70% of State uninsured now have coverage

    Nearly 70 percent of California's previously uninsured adults have gained health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act -- and most of them say their health care needs are being met, according to the latest survey of the Kaiser Family Foundation. But the survey also found that plenty of challenges for the newly insured remain when it comes to paying for and accessing care.  
    ( Paula French )
    Many Walter Palmers getting online threats

    When the Internet collectively sets out to get somebody, its search algorithms don't always discriminate. On Twitter, anyone with the same name as the demonized dentist was fair game for furious derision and death threats. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Karl Mondon, Bay Area News Group)
    BART transbay service disrupted this weekend: drivers, BART riders be prepared for delays

    BART closing Transbay Tube all day Saturday and Sunday for track work. Buses will carry BART riders to and from Oakland s 19th Street Station to Temporary Transbay Terminal in San Francisco. Agencies warn of extra traffic, delays of hour or more to drive across Bay Bridge. 
    Celebrities
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back. 
    Spotlight
    'Descendants' director brings young Disney baddies to life

    Redwood City native Kenny Ortega's latest project is a contemporary fairy tale about the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar. 
    BUSINESS
    (Noah Berger/AP photo)
    Lyft refocuses on U.S. market domination

    Lyft has walked back years of promises about a global expansion, and instead the car-booking company is doubling down on the U.S. market, hoping to beat Uber, its biggest foe, here at home.
     
    'Descendants' director brings young Disney baddies to life

    Redwood City native Kenny Ortega's latest project is a contemporary fairy tale about the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella de Vil and Jafar. 
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.