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    Talk Back: Iran relations
    Do you believe U.S.-Iranian negotiations will stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    ( Dai Sugano )
    State lawmakers considering overhaul of foster care

    The California Legislature will consider a major overhaul this year of how the state cares for thousands of traumatized foster children, a sweeping effort to curb the excessive use of psychiatric drugs in foster care.

    Special Report: Drugging Our Kids 

    (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
    Measles outbreak raises fury over vaccine exemptions

    California's permissive vaccine law is under fire as the state struggles to contain a fast-moving outbreak of measles, a once-controlled infectious disease that has sickened more than 90 people across the state and threatens many more. 
    ( Justin Heiman )
    Purdy: Preparing for Super Bowl 50

    The Bay Area's Super Bowl 50 is in Arizona to get an up-close preview of what things could look like in Santa Clara and San Francisco in 2016.  
    PG&E wields 'pervasive' influence at PUC

    What's being described as the 'pervasive' influence of PG&E with the state Public Utilities Commission extended well beyond controversial former PUC President Michael Peevey and involved numerous officials at the agency, according to a sampling of 65,000 emails that also revealed that PUC and PG&E officials joked about gas pipeline safety, just weeks after a fatal natural gas blast in San Bruno. 
    BAY AREA NEWS
    (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
    Despite objections, Livermore lab to fire world's largest laser at plutonium

    Anti-nuclear and environmental groups had sought to halt tests on non-weapons grade plutonium at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore Lab. 
    SPORTS
    (jay solmonson, staff, 12/12/99 herald news)
    Super Bowl: Charles Haley, Tim Brown make Hall of Fame

    Former 49ers linebacker Charles Haley and ex-Raiders receiver Tim Brown join linebacker Junior Seau, running back Jerome Bettis and guard Will Shields in the newest Pro Football Hall of Fame class. 
    Spotlight
    (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
    10 best new Bay Area restaurants

    Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu. 
    BUSINESS
    (Patrick Tehan)
    Q&A: Jasper CEO Jahangir Mohammed, on the Internet of Things

    Jahangir Mohammed founded cloud-based software company Jasper after a experiencing car problems on a fishing trip to Lake Tahoe. Now he helps industries take their products into the cloud and the Internet of Things. 
    (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
    10 best new Bay Area restaurants

    Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu. 
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.