Latest Bay Area News

Landmark Clock On SF's Market Street Repeatedly VandalizedA clock in San Francisco is having a tough time as vandals repeatedly damaged the Market Street landmark.
Family Demands Justice After Suspect's Death During Pittsburg ArrestThe family of a suspect who died Tuesday after Pittsburg police arrested him is demanding answers from authorities Wednesday about the fatal encounter.
Tesla: $5 Billion Gigafactory To Have Largest Footprint Of Any BuildingIn heat and dust, huge machinery and around 1,000 workers are racing to build the factory that Tesla says will be by far the biggest maker of lithium-ion batteries in the world, and a huge gamble for Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Napa Sheriff’s Sergeant Catches Burglars Breaking Into His HomeThree burglars got a surprise when they entered a home in rural Napa County on Monday to find a sheriff's sergeant inside.
Oops... Newspapers Put Wrong Clinton On Front Pages After Hillary's Historic NominationWomen woke up around the world Wednesday and read the headlines trumpeting Hillary Clinton's historic nomination, but something was glaringly missing.
McDonald's Rolls Out Garlic Fries To 240 Bay Area RestaurantsWhen the fast food chain tested out the garlic fries in just a few restaurants in the South Bay a few months ago, they were so popular they quickly sold out.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Dottie Pepper On PGA Championship: 'A Very Intimidating Layout'Dottie Pepper, CBS Sports on-course reporter, surveys the landscape at Baltusrol for the PGA Championship, the last major of the year.
On The Rise: Kelly Kraft Has Time On His SideKelly Kraft, chasing success in his first full year on the PGA Tour, missed an opportunity at the RBC Canadian Open.
Durant Shines In New Home, Team USA Routs ChinaCheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the floor.
Cain Hits Better Than He Pitches As Giants Defeat RedsMatt Cain pitched into the sixth inning after hitting his first home run in four years, and the Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuesday night.
Gray's 8 Strikeouts Lift A's Past RangersThe A's won for the fourth time in five games.
Major League Soccer All-Stars To Play Against Arsenal In San JoseMajor League Soccer All-Star players have descended on San Jose to play against London's Arsenal team.

Politics

Questlove Blasts Bill O’Reilly for ‘Revisionist’ Slavery Comment"There is nothing more dangerous than a man in a suit pretending to be a journalist giving revisionist history on the ugliness that was slavery" - Questlove
Oops... Newspapers Put Wrong Clinton On Front Pages After Hillary's Historic NominationWomen woke up around the world Wednesday and read the headlines trumpeting Hillary Clinton's historic nomination, but something was glaringly missing.
1.2 Million Signatures Call For Stanford Sex Assault Judge's RecallActivists are set to submit a petition on Monday with 1.2 million signatures calling for the recall of Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.
Oakland Voters To Decide On New Police Commission In NovemberAfter much debate, Oakland City Council members late Tuesday unanimously passed a ballot measure for an independent police commission.
Elizabeth Banks' Jokes Fall Flat During DNCTough room, Elizabeth Banks. You could've heard crickets in the Democratic convention hall when the "Pitch Perfect" and "Hunger Games" actress attempted a joke or two in introducing a short video about Hillary Clinton...
San Francisco Schools Superintendent Carranza To Leave For Houston JobSan Francisco Unified School District superintendent Richard Carranza announced Wednesday that he has accepted an offer to lead the Houston Independent School District.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Airport Pre-Check Programs Swamped With Applicants; Appointments Booked 24/7With increased airport security measures now common, some people have been forced to wait months to get an appointment for programs like Global Entry.
Sea Lettuce Algae Bloom Blankets Monterey Beaches"Ew!" is not usually an exclamation you hear when you're at the beach. But in Monterey recently, it has become a common occurrence.
Bay Area Woman Develops Training Regimen For Firefighter Fitness TestCourtney Rypstra's future career as a firefighter will come down to 10 grueling minutes. She is training to pass the infamous "candidate physical ability test," also known as the CPAT.
Shellfish Stickum Inspires Cal Scientists To Create New Surgical GlueUC Berkeley scientists observing how mussels attach themselves to submarine surfaces have developed a new surgical glue.
Highway 4 Cameras Catch 4 Stolen Cars In 1st Week Of RecordingMore than a dozen cameras set up along Highway 4 in the East Bay to monitor crime are already paying off for police in the first week.
Fewer 16-Year-Old Drivers Hitting California's Roads Than Just 15 Years AgoTeenagers aren’t taking to the roads like they used to.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Fake Hostage Report Gets Fresno County Man ArrestedPolice say a man has been arrested after calling in a fake hostage report east of Sanger.
1.2 Million Signatures Call For Stanford Sex Assault Judge's RecallActivists are set to submit a petition on Monday with 1.2 million signatures calling for the recall of Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.
Mountain View's Downtown Cherry Trees On The Chopping BlockThe trees on the median in front of city hall have been around since 1990.
Shell Settles With 7 Bay Area Counties Over Misleading Gift Card AdvertisingShell Oil has agreed to pay more than $762,000 in civil penalties to settle allegations brought by seven Bay Area counties of misleading advertising for gift cards.
Bernie Supporter Susan Sarandon Had 'The Worst Time' At DNCBernie Sanders supporter and actress Susan Sarandon was caught on camera shaking her head in apparent disapproval during Monday's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Oakland Looks To Form Independent Police Commission In Wake Of Department ScandalsOakland may soon be taking a page from San Francisco with the creation of its own independent police commission that would have access to all police records, investigate alleged misconduct and be able to discipline and fire officers and the chief.

Eye On The Bay

Best Biscuits And Gravy In The Bay AreaThe Bay Area has several restaurants who make biscuits and gravy quite well, sometimes with an unusual twist to the standard recipe.
Best Flea Markets In & Around San FranciscoWith no shortage of treasures to be found, flea markets are the perfect spot for shoppers looking to score a bargain. Here are five of the best flea markets near San Francisco.
Best Craft Shows In The Bay AreaHere's a preview of five of the best upcoming arts and crafts shows in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Foodie Chap With Winemaker Joe Harden of Robert Mondavi WineryJoe Harden and Liam Mayclem met recently for their Foodie Chap chat and talked basketball and wine and the legacy of "MAESTRO" Mondavi as the winery celebrates its 50th anniversary...
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In The Bay AreaSwimming outside is one of the most idyllic ways to enjoy a summer afternoon. Here are five top Bay Area lake, river and beach outdoor swimming spots.
Best Old School Arcades In San FranciscoSan Francisco offers an impressive variety of places where you can rekindle your youth and re-experience the joys of the arcade. There are several excellent venues around the city that offer old-school games, some dating as far back as the early 20th century.

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