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Pres. Obama Touting Conservation In Lake Tahoe VisitIn Nevada on Wednesday, President Barack Obama plans to visit Lake Tahoe and speak at a summit dedicated to the iconic lake's preservation.
#VeteransForKaepernick Voice Support For Quarterback's ProtestCritics say the 49ers quarterback's refusal to stand while “The Star Spangled Banner” plays is disrespectful to military veterans. Meanwhile, veterans who support Colin Kaepernick’s protest are defending him on Twitter.
1 Dead, 2 Injured In Early Morning Richmond ShootingOne person died and two others were injured in a shooting in Richmond early Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said.
Mexico Wonders Why Its President Is Meeting With TrumpPresident Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in Mexico for referring to its migrants as "rapists" and criminals.
Hawaii’s Big Island Prepares For Hurricane MadelinePreparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.
Bus Fire On I-880 In San JoseA bus caught fire on northbound Interstate Highway 880 in San Jose Tuesday night.

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#VeteransForKaepernick Voice Support For Quarterback's ProtestCritics say the 49ers quarterback's refusal to stand while “The Star Spangled Banner” plays is disrespectful to military veterans. Meanwhile, veterans who support Colin Kaepernick’s protest are defending him on Twitter.
A's Trade Coco Crisp To Cleveland The Cleveland Indians have added outfield depth by acquiring Coco Crisp in a trade with the Oakland Athletics.
On The Rise: The Which Blair ProjectThe undersized golfer hasn't won on Tour yet, but he has shown the ability to do it.
Greinke Solid, Diamondbacks Beat Cueto, Giants 4-3Zack Greinke threw six solid innings to continue his mastery of San Francisco and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Johnny Cueto and the Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Graveman Goes 7 But A’s Offense Sputters In 3-1 Loss To AstrosKendall Graveman allowed three runs and four hits in seven innings but took the loss a night after Oakland fell 6-0 to Houston.
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Explains Why He Stands Behind Kaepernick's Anthem ProtestNiners QB Colin Kaepernick caught a lot of heat for not standing during the national anthem. Now, a NBA legend is standing up for him.

Politics

Pres. Obama Touting Conservation In Lake Tahoe VisitIn Nevada on Wednesday, President Barack Obama plans to visit Lake Tahoe and speak at a summit dedicated to the iconic lake's preservation.
#VeteransForKaepernick Voice Support For Quarterback's ProtestCritics say the 49ers quarterback's refusal to stand while “The Star Spangled Banner” plays is disrespectful to military veterans. Meanwhile, veterans who support Colin Kaepernick’s protest are defending him on Twitter.
KPIX 5 Political Analyst Melissa Caen Breaks Down Prop 55You may have seen ads for or against Prop 55 in California. Melissa Caen breaks down what it really means for California.
Clinton Speech To Stress American Leadership In WorldHillary Clinton plans to address America's leadership in the world during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, arguing that Republican nominee Donald Trump would undermine the country's greatness while she would maintain it.
Trump Makes Surprising Trip To MexicoDonald Trump will make a quick visit to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals.
Mexico Wonders Why Its President Is Meeting With TrumpPresident Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in Mexico for referring to its migrants as "rapists" and criminals.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

San Francisco Pushes New Homeless Outreach To Prevent Permanent EncampmentsThere's a new push to ease the long-term homeless problem in San Francisco. But it means more shuffling for those who seek shelter in makeshift camps.
Tracking Devices Reveal Mountain Lions Thriving In Santa Cruz MountainsA trail camera captured a mountain lion leaping a six-foot-tall fence in Santa Cruz -- evidence that mountain lions are thriving in the surrounding area.
Google Kites Could Be Power Source Of The Future It’s loud. It’s big. And it's supposed to be a kite. A kite that makes electricity.
Used Car Prices Hit All-Time HighLooking for a used car? Get ready for some sticker shock. The average price of a used car is at an all-time high.
'It's It,' Beloved SF Ice Cream Sandwich, Adds Green Tea FlavorSan Francisco's signature ice cream sandwich It's It introduced a green tea flavored version and it's already a big hit.
Ocean Beach Drowning Renews Debate Over Need For LifeguardsSan Francisco’s Ocean Beach is one of the most treacherous stretches along the California coast.

From The KCBS Radio Newsroom

#VeteransForKaepernick Voice Support For Quarterback's ProtestCritics say the 49ers quarterback's refusal to stand while “The Star Spangled Banner” plays is disrespectful to military veterans. Meanwhile, veterans who support Colin Kaepernick’s protest are defending him on Twitter.
Virtual Reality Headsets Bring Smiles To Children's Hospital Patients In OaklandThere’s a lot of cutting edge technology in hospitals these days, but virtual reality headset being tested out at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland are bringing smiles to the faces of medicine's bravest patients.
High School Football Participation Rates Falling As Concussion Rates RiseThe new high school football season continues a recent trend in California: fewer kids are playing the game.
SpaceX Finds Taker For Recycled RocketSpaceX has a taker for the first flight of one of its recycled rockets.
'Sonoma Aroma' Filling North Bay Noses With Poop SmellSonoma County is playing host to an annual tradition - the smell of poop in the air.
Uber Pairing With Visa For Credit Rewards ProgramThe ride hailing company Uber is partnering with Visa to offer a credit card rewards program.

Eat.See.Play

Best Places To Get A Makeover In The Bay AreaEveryone can benefit from a style upgrade, be it on hair, makeup or wardrobe. Here are five of the Bay Area's best companies that help clients revamp their look.
Best Local San Francisco ArtistsWith San Francisco’s incredible diversity and wealth of art talent working in varied mediums and art forms, the subjective label of “best” is definitely a shared one among the city’s top talents.
Foodie Chap With Winemaker Andrea Card of Benziger WineryLiam met with Andrea recently to talk about her wonderful wine journey and the paring of Benziger and Transcendence...
Top Spots In And Near San Francisco To Say Goodbye To SummerHello sunshine, T-shirts and sandals! Shed a couple of layers as the fog retreats, welcoming the end of summer in San Francisco. This is one city where temperatures rise as we head for the far side of Labor Day, even as the heat cools off elsewhere around the Bay Area.
5 Foods To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
3 Easy & Creative Burger Recipes For National Burger DayRead on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on August 25th...

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