CLOSED: What kind of spider is this?

San Diego, CA

spiders freak me out. Anyone know what kind of spider this is and if should let him out from under the glass or smash him?

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Minot, ND

Looks like a male cobweb spider in the genus Steatoda - http://nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/spiders/Steatoda%20grossa.htm
Females can have a painful (but not dangerous) bite.

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