Talk Back: Stock market
Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?
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Appeals court overturns conviction of alleged accomplice in 2006 Oakland triple murder

A state appeals court on Tuesday tossed out the conviction of Tewodros Gebreselassie, accused of assisting in a 2006 triple slaying of an Oakland family, while affirming the conviction of the gunman -- his brother. 
Custody battle over the Bay Bridge chicken?

Three people have called the Oakland Animal Shelter claiming ownership of the chicken found strutting between cars during the Wednesday morning commute at the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza.  
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San Jose jail death: 3 officers arrested

Three correctional officers were arrested on suspicion of murder Thursday for what Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith called the "violent and cowardly" in-custody beating of a mentally ill inmate last week, an unusually swift development that also led to pledges to examine practices at the state's fifth largest county lockup. 
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Steinle killing: Judge refuses to throw out evidence

SAN FRANCISCO -- A judge ruled Thursday that police acted in good faith when they detained a Mexican national in the Pier 14 killing of Kate Steinle and held him for seven hours before questioning him. 
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'Star Wars' BB-8 droid is an instant hit

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores. 
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Quinn: Netflix, trying to be hero, can't win here

Netflix shouldn't have to extend benefits to its hourly workers that its salaried workers enjoy. But it should do better getting word out about how it does treat its warehouse staff.  
(Ed Crisostomo/The Orange County Register via AP)
'Star Wars' BB-8 droid is an instant hit

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores.