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Aggressive Yellow Jackets Ruining Peaceful Vacations In TahoeIt's been a beautiful summer at Lake Tahoe, but the buzz is that vacationers aren't the only ones enjoying the water.
Judge Criticized For Lenient Ruling In Stanford Rape Case ReassignedA California judge criticized for handing down a lenient sentence to convicted sex assailant and former Stanford University student Brock Turner, is reassigned.
A's Executives Tour Potential Waterfront Ballpark SiteA high-profile visit to a proposed site for a waterfront ballpark for the Oakland A’s is giving new hope for fans of both the A’s and the Raiders that their teams will stay in town.
EpiPen Manufacturer Offers Discount Coupons After Backlash Over 400% Price HikeAfter a furor over what appears to be price-gouging, the drug maker of life-saving EpiPen Auto-Injectors is offering discounts to patients who use them.
Beauty Salons Illegally Offering Alcohol Hope To Be Law AbidingA state bill approved by the assembly last year would make it easier for salons to provide free booze to customers. But some people are urging the governor to veto it.
Cops Living In RV's Outside San Jose Police DepartmentAt least a dozen officers are living in RV's in the parking lot right near the San Jose Police Department's headquarters.

Sports Headlines & Scores

A's Executives Tour Potential Waterfront Ballpark SiteA high-profile visit to a proposed site for a waterfront ballpark for the Oakland A’s is giving new hope for fans of both the A’s and the Raiders that their teams will stay in town.
Vegas Stadium Backers Down To 2 Top Sites For RaidersBackers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders.
Raiders Apply For ‘Las Vegas Raiders’ TrademarkAs the Oakland Raiders consider a move to Nevada, the team has reportedly filed an application for the trademark “Las Vegas Raiders.”
Giants Strike Out Again In Los AngelesBrandon Crawford hit a shot to right field, and for a moment, it seemed San Francisco might finally break through. The fly ball died on the warning track.
Oakland Athletics May Get Waterfront Ballpark Near Jack London SquareThe Oakland Athletics may be getting their own waterfront ballpark near Oakland's Jack London Square.
UC Scientists Say Warming Climate Threatens Future Summer OlympicsBy 2085, San Francisco could be the only U.S. city with temperatures low enough to host the summer Olympic games.

Politics

Judge Criticized For Lenient Ruling In Stanford Rape Case ReassignedA California judge criticized for handing down a lenient sentence to convicted sex assailant and former Stanford University student Brock Turner, is reassigned.
EpiPen Manufacturer Offers Discount Coupons After Backlash Over 400% Price HikeAfter a furor over what appears to be price-gouging, the drug maker of life-saving EpiPen Auto-Injectors is offering discounts to patients who use them.
Beauty Salons Illegally Offering Alcohol Hope To Be Law AbidingA state bill approved by the assembly last year would make it easier for salons to provide free booze to customers. But some people are urging the governor to veto it.
Cops Living In RV's Outside San Jose Police DepartmentAt least a dozen officers are living in RV's in the parking lot right near the San Jose Police Department's headquarters.
Bay Area Lawsuit Against Monsanto Over Cleanup Costs DismissedA federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by the cities of Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose attempting to have Monsanto pay up for cleanup.
Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Have Lunch with Hillary ClintonThe power couple are with her...

KPIX 5 Original Reports

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.
Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food SourceThe once-dwindling population of a beautiful, blue iridescent butterfly has seen a rebound thanks to the efforts of a Bay Area biologist who took his work home with him.

From The KCBS Radio Newsroom

'Blurred Lines' Creators Try To Appeal Copyright Infringement VerdictAttorneys for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are asking an appellate court to overturn a copyright infringement verdict against them over the 2013 hit song “Blurred Lines.”
Ancient Artifacts Stolen From San Francisco Antique ShopA burglar broke into an antique store in San Francisco’s Jackson Square, and made off with several artifacts dating back to ancient Greece.
Golden Gate Bridge Police Receiving Weapons Training To Keep Landmark SafeThe Golden Gate Bridge police force will continue to receive weapons training to ensure the security of the national landmark.
San Leandro Schools Closing Achievement Gap Between StudentsSan Leandro’s public school system has been recognized by the state superintendent for helping to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color on standardized tests.
Castle-Like Building Atop U.C. Berkeley Campus Reopens After RenovationA large castle-like building that sits above the Cal Stadium has re-opened following an 11 year effort. Bowles Hall is a unique live-learn community.
Warren Hinckle, San Francisco Journalist, Dies At 77A longtime fixture on the San Francisco journalism scene has died. Warren Hinckle was 77 years old.

Eye On The Bay

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...
Terrorism, Strikes, Floods Keep Tourists Away From Paris This SummerFewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and devastating floods.
Best Spicy Food Restaurants In The Bay AreaThe Bay Area's cultural diversity offers residents a wide range of culinary choices, especially when it comes to spicy food. Whether you like Thai, Korean, Creole, or just a hot hamburger, there are plenty of excellent choices from creative local chefs.
Foodie Chap Takes A Ride On 'The Fig Rig' In SonomaChef John Toulze's latest venture with business partner Sondra Bernstein is a restaurant on wheels, The Fig Rig. The same place where Liam Mayclem met up with the two in Sonoma where they had their Foodie Chap chat!
Ask An East Bay Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall is the season for fashion trends to be defined. The Bay Area has its own spin on trends due to a mix of micro-climates and individuality. The fall will be a nod to simple '70s style with modern minimalist styling of clothing and jewelry.
5 End Of Summer Trips To TakeMake some summertime memories before the school year begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.

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