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Vegetation Fires On Both Sides Of I-280 In San Jose ExtinguishedVegetation fires on both sides of Interstate Highway 280 in San Jose have been extinguished Tuesday afternoon with no damage to any nearby buildings, a fire spokesman said.
Pres. Obama Commutes 35-Year Prison Sentence Of San Leandro ManPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 111 people convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, including the prison term of a man from the East Bay.
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.
Google To Reportedly Launch Bay Area Ridesharing Service On WazeGoogle is reportedly set to compete with ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft by launching its own ridesharing service connecting carpoolers in the Bay Area.
Beats Electronics Wins In Case Alleging It Duped Monster Cable Before Apple SaleA judge has dismissed the key claims in a lawsuit alleging that headphone maker Beats Electronics duped one of its early partners before negotiating its $3 billion sale to Apple two years ago.
Two Suspects Arrested In Oakland Home Invasion, AssaultPolice in Oakland on Tuesday arrested two suspects in connection with an early morning home invasion robbery and assault, according to authorities.

Sports Headlines & Scores

10 Questions With Pro Wrestling’s Next Big Star, Adam ColeTwo-time Ring of Honor world champion Adam Cole discusses wrestling overseas in Japan and enjoying his time while working towards his 'WrestleMania moment.'
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.
2016 College Football Opening Weekend Games To WatchCollege football kicks off with a big slate of games this weekend. Here are the ones you should look out for.
49ers Coach: Kaepernick Has Right To Express His Feelings49ers head coach Chip Kelly on Tuesday morning again addressed the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick refusing to stand during the National Anthem when he confirmed the quarterback would play later this week.
John Legend Proposes Changing National AnthemFollowing Colin Kaepernick's decision not to stand for the national anthem Legend proposes a change to "America the Beautiful," reports Alice@97.3...
Alameda Co. Sheriff Invites Kaepernick To Training After Comments About PoliceFacing a backlash over refusing to stand during the national anthem and his comments on police brutality, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is receiving a unique invitation to visit the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.

Politics

Pres. Obama Commutes 35-Year Prison Sentence Of San Leandro ManPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentences of 111 people convicted of nonviolent drug offenses, including the prison term of a man from the East Bay.
Farm Workers Up For Overtime Pay If Governor Brown Signs BillCalifornia lawmakers are passing dozens of bills in a flurry of end-of-session activity, including full overtime pay for farmworkers, and an overhaul of how we vote in elections.
SFPD Probe Of Naked Trump Statue Erection Delays New Display PlansA police investigation into who erected a naked statue of presidential candidate Donald Trump in San Francisco earlier this month could delay plans to put it on display at a San Francisco bar this weekend and return it to the artist who created it.
California State Senate Approves Thanksgiving Double-Time PayThe California Senate is advancing legislation that would give employees of large companies double-time pay for working on Thanksgiving.
Alameda Co. Sheriff Invites Kaepernick To Training After Comments About PoliceFacing a backlash over refusing to stand during the national anthem and his comments on police brutality, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is receiving a unique invitation to visit the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
European Union Says Apple Owes $14.5 Billion In Back TaxesApple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant received illegal tax benefits over 11 years.

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

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, not unlike some of the mileage reward programs offered by airlines.
Jaycee Dugard's Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Suit Against Parole OfficersA lawyer for Jaycee Dugard—who was held captive in an Antioch backyard for 18 years—says he plans to ask an expanded U-S appeals court to reconsider her lawsuit against the federal government for parole supervision failures.

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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