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Fairfield Police Bust Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation Valued At $2.9 MillionPolice discovered an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation Friday in Fairfield with an estimated $2.9 million of marijuana inside.
Diehard Raiders Fans Riding On Ronnie Lott's Plan To Keep Team In OaklandThere is a glimmer of hope for Oakland Raiders fans in light of threats to take their team away thanks to NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott.
GM Recalls 368,000 Vehicles To Fix Windshield WipersGeneral Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working.
Facebook Reduces Role Of Editors, News Outlets When Choosing ‘Trending Topics’ After Charges Of Liberal BiasAfter being accused of suppressing conservative views, Facebook is reducing the role of "human judgement" in its Trending Topics feature.
Large Humpback Whale Tangled In Line Off Central California CoastA humpback whale with a rope wrapped around its body is being monitored off the Central California coast.
Larkspur Man Identified As Motorcyclist Killed In Friday Crash On Golden Gate BridgeA man who died after his motorcycle crashed into a guard rail on the Golden Gate Bridge Friday evening has been identified as Aamir Ahmad Khan of Larkspur.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Mariota, Carr Both Sharp In Titans' 27-14 Win Over RaidersThe Titans beat the Raiders 27-14 on Saturday night.
Diehard Raiders Fans Riding On Ronnie Lott's Plan To Keep Team In OaklandThere is a glimmer of hope for Oakland Raiders fans in light of threats to take their team away thanks to NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott.
Kaepernick Ignites Controversy By Sitting For National Anthem49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was the center of a growing controversy Saturday after he sat during the playing of the national anthem before Friday night's 49ers-Green Packers exhibition game.
Webb Solid In Cal Debut, Bears Beat Hawaii 51-31 Down UnderDavis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in Sydney, Australia.
Rodgers Throws TD Pass To Lead Packers Past 49ers 21-10Colin Kaepernick did not fare as well as he looked extremely rusty in his first game action since last November.
Samardzija Overcomes Shaky Start, Giants Beat Braves 7-0Jeff Samardzija and two relievers combined on a seven-hitter and the Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Friday night.

Politics

Diehard Raiders Fans Riding On Ronnie Lott's Plan To Keep Team In OaklandThere is a glimmer of hope for Oakland Raiders fans in light of threats to take their team away thanks to NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning Coal-Export FundingThe legislation was introduced in response to a developer's failed proposal to build a coal terminal in Oakland.
Horse, Groomers Test Positive For Methamphetamine At Golden Gate FieldsA thoroughbred horse and two groomers tested positive for methamphetamine at the Golden Gate Fields race track.
Berkeley Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage By 2018The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 in two years.
Bill Requiring Breathalyzers In DUI Offenders’ Cars Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskA bill to require breathalyzers be installed in cars driven by DUI offenders who want their licenses back is now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
California May Offer State-Run IRA For Private-Sector EmployeesCalifornians whose employers don't already offer a way to prepare for retirement would be automatically enrolled in a state-run savings plan under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

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

Bill Requiring Breathalyzers In DUI Offenders’ Cars Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskA bill to require breathalyzers be installed in cars driven by DUI offenders who want their licenses back is now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
'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.

Eat.See.Play

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...
Best Oldies Music Bars In San FranciscoEncompassing everything from rock and pop to soul and disco, oldies music has a mass appeal and crosses many genres. Here are five of the Bay Area's best bars for listening to oldies music.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
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!

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