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    Talk Back: Hillary Clinton
    Do you think Hillary Clinton will be the eventual Democratic Party presidential nominee?
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    No charges for man who killed carjacker

    Timothy Jones, 26, is being charged with carjacking, conspiracy and attempted robbery in connection to the case.  
    'Hefty Heister' serial robbery suspect nabbed

    An Antioch man suspected of robbing at least eight banks throughout the north state was arrested Sunday morning in Lake County, authorities said Monday. 
    ( Doug Duran )
    New express lanes opening on I-580

    All drivers, including carpoolers, will need a new FasTrak Flex tag to drive in these lanes between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. 
    OPINION
    Contra Costa Times editorial: Rocket launch by North Korea an alarming act

    Should GEICO insurance company ever decide to make one of its signature commercials about world geopolitics, the copy might read something like this:"If you're an off-kilter dictator who wants to convince the world that your small, secretive nation is a world power, you launch a rocket into space. 
    Lifestyles
    ( ARIC CRABB )
    Hunger Game Exhibition: San Francisco keeps the phenomenon alive

    Fans of the 'Hunger Games' books and movies can explore film set re-creations, stand at the Gamemakers' console, shoot their own Hunger Games propos and see once more why this became a blockbuster franchise as the Innovation Hangar at the Palace of Fine Arts hosts the traveling Hunger Games Exhibition. 
    BUSINESS
    (Karl Mondon)
    Bay's housing squeeze: Millennials hurt the worst

    Nearly 75 percent of Bay Area millennials anticipate moving away from their current homes or apartments in the next five years. But only 24 percent expect that they will be able to afford the home or apartment they desire. Those numbers sat at the heart of a public conversation on the region's housing crunch, presented Tuesday in San Jose by the Urban Land Institute Silicon Valley. 
    Celebrities
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Kanye West: Bill Cosby is 'innocent' and other new Twitter rants

    Kanye West had a very busy Tuesday on social media, declaring Bill Cosby is 'innocent,' apologizing to Michael Jordan and fuming about Kylie Jenner's new endorsement deal. 
    CRIME & COURTS
    MADD: Car-locking systems have stopped 1.77 million people from driving drunk

    Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide.  
    ( T. Charles Erickson )
    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Kanye West: Bill Cosby is 'innocent' and other new Twitter rants

    Kanye West had a very busy Tuesday on social media, declaring Bill Cosby is 'innocent,' apologizing to Michael Jordan and fuming about Kylie Jenner's new endorsement deal.