Premier Cru: FBI investigating wine company, bankruptcy trustee says

The attorney for a trustee handling the bankruptcy of fine wine purveyor Premier Cru confirmed Friday that the FBI has launched an investigation into claims of a wine pyramid scheme at the Berkeley business and that the trustee is cooperating. 
Police are searching for a man wanted for robbing eight businesses in Concord and Walnut Creek since Jan. 15, officials announced Friday.  
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BART and Oakland Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect from the Jan. 9 killing of a train passenger at West Oakland Station, officials announced Friday.  
A 19-year-old Pleasanton man was arrested Thursday night after planting what appeared to be a pipe bomb in a person's vehicle in Discovery Bay, police said.  
A 37-year-old man died during a fight with Antioch officers, according to a police news release.  
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Drummond: A man's suit engineered for a woman

Saint Harridan in Oakland makes masculine suits catering to lesbians and transgender men. 
San Jose Organics pot club officials indicted

The owner and two associates at what prosecutors called a "scofflaw" San Jose marijuana dispensary have been indicted by a criminal grand jury this week on felony drug, fraud and money laundering charges, prosecutors announced Thursday.  
Pinball is cool again

A museum in Seattle is one of a handful across the country celebrating a pastime that seems to be in the midst of a revival: pinball. Full Story
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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 
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Susan Sarandon fires back at Piers Morgan for bra-shaming

Susan Sarandon, Piers Morgan and everyone else on Twitter is in uproar over his fit over her cleavage-revealing bra ensemble at SAG Awards.