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Oakland: Reward offered for bank robber who claimed to have bomb

The suspect demanded money and gave a note to a teller at a downtown Oakland bank that claimed he had a bomb. 
An encampment has been outside Old City Hall for more than a week to denounce planned city rules governing public spaces.  
SANTA CRUZ -- No one saw 30-year-old Daniel Xane Cohen shoot his property manager to death in an office on 41st Avenue in Capitola in 2013, but Cohen's pending eviction, his fingerprint on a bullet cartridge and a .  
A woman suspected of shooting at her romantic partner in Fairfield early this morning was hospitalized for injuries suffered in an earlier fight with him, according to police.  
At least one employee at the West Oakland business was pistol whipped during the robbery Wednesday morning.  
S.F.: Transgender woman suffers suspected hate crime attack for the second time this year

For the second time this year, the same transgender woman has apparently been the target of a hate crime on the streets of San Francisco.  
Oakley leaders propose banning large marijuana grows once again

In early December, the Oakley City Council will vote on a new measure that would restrict the size and location of outdoor marijuana cultivation.  
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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Rosie O'Donnell: Donald Trump's presidential bid a 'nightmare'

With a long history of animosity, will Rosie O'Donnell calling Donald Trump's presidential bid a nightmare set off another round of insults?