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Funky Smelling Silicon Valley Tap Water Caused By Delta Algae BloomWater officials in Silicon Valley are warning residents that the water coming out of their taps may be smelly and dirty, but it’s still safe to drink.
Tolls, Fares On Golden Gate Bridge, Buses, Ferries Increase FridayTolls and fares of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District are scheduled to increase on Friday.
Tongue-In-Cheek Hashtag 'HeterosexualPrideDay' Trending On Social MediaWhat appears to be a tongue-in-cheek social media movement to mark June 29 as a day to celebrate heterosexual pride has become one of the day’s top online trends.
Amazon Picks Richmond For Latest Bay Area Expansion SpotAmazon has signed another East Bay industrial lease - in Richmond this time, further expanding its warehouse space in the Bay Area.
Activists Demand Action Against Judge In Stanford Rape CaseA group of activists protested outside the State Building in San Francisco Wednesday, calling for an investigation of the judge who handed down the light sexual assault sentence to a former Stanford swimmer.
Hackers Among New Threats To Rio Games VisitorsTech experts now have a word of warning for travelers taking smartphones and tables with them to the Rio Games.

Sports Headlines & Scores

On The Rise: Jon Rahm Taking A Shortcut To The PGA TourJon Rahm, recently the world's top-ranked amateur golfer, went pro last week and is trying to play his way onto the PGA Tour.
2016's Most Overrated NBA Free AgentsThere's a lot of cash to be thrown around this off season, but that means some guys will get deals that they normally wouldn't.
7 Of The Worst Free Agent Signings In NBA HistoryWith the NBA's free agency period set to begin on July 1, here are some free agents that didn't quite pan out and cost their new teams a fortune.
Resurgent A's Cool Off Red-Hot GiantsBrandon Crawford and the rest of the San Francisco hitters kept giving the Giants the lead only to watch the bullpen squander it away.
Gary McCord On WGC-Bridgestone: 'Golf Course Still Holds Its Own'CBS Sports golf announcer Gary McCord looks at the storylines surrounding the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational this week.
Buddy Ryan, NFL Coach And Master Of Defense, Dies At 85The pugnacious coach and defensive mastermind whose twin sons have been successful NFL coaches, died Tuesday. He was 85.

Politics

Activists Demand Action Against Judge In Stanford Rape CaseA group of activists protested outside the State Building in San Francisco Wednesday, calling for an investigation of the judge who handed down the light sexual assault sentence to a former Stanford swimmer.
SF Supes Approve Ban On Sale Of Styrofoam ProductsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, in the city.
California Voters To Decide On Recreational Marijuana LegalizationCalifornia voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana after Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents turned in more than enough signatures to place the question on the November ballot.
Alameda County Places $580M Affordable Housing Bond Measure On BallotThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing bond measure on the ballot in November.
'Amazing Race' Contestant Jet McCoy Heads To Oklahoma Primary RunoffThe Oklahoma cowboy turned reality show contestant Jet McCoy advanced to a runoff for the Republican nomination for an Oklahoma Senate seat...
California Democrats Head To Trauma Hospital To Advocate For Gun Violence PreventionIn California, and around the country, politicians are planning to take part in Wednesday's National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Oakland Gospel Church Builds Low-Income Housing ComplexLow-income housing is scarce in Oakland, but one church is taking on the matter and working from the ground up.
Bay Area Startup Aims To Equip Older Model Cars With Backup CamerasCars are like rolling time capsules – typically equipped with whatever hardware and software they had when first manufactured. But, a Bay Area company run by a former Apple employee wants to help drivers of older cars retrofit a safety device that’s standard on many new cars.
Highway 4 Shootings Prompt Lawmaker To Call For Surveillance CamerasCongressman Mark DeSaulnier wants to get help from the Feds to install more surveillance cameras on East Bay roads to catch culprits behind highway shootings.
Best Buy Sale Prices Called Into QuestionA class-action lawsuit is accusing Best Buy of phantom markdowns, and falsely representing former “original” or “regular” prices.
BART Considers New Approach To Escalator Etiquette For Speedier ExitBART officials are looking at an experiment done in the London Underground that had people coming out of a crowded station organize themselves on the escalator.
Ground-Breaking Syringe Design Could Save Lives In Killer QuakeA product of the battlefield, a new high-tech syringe has the potential to save lives in mass casualty situations inside big city trauma centers.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Funky Smelling Silicon Valley Tap Water Caused By Delta Algae BloomWater officials in Silicon Valley are warning residents that the water coming out of their taps may be smelly and dirty, but it’s still safe to drink.
Tongue-In-Cheek Hashtag 'HeterosexualPrideDay' Trending On Social MediaWhat appears to be a tongue-in-cheek social media movement to mark June 29 as a day to celebrate heterosexual pride has become one of the day’s top online trends.
Amazon Picks Richmond For Latest Bay Area Expansion SpotAmazon has signed another East Bay industrial lease - in Richmond this time, further expanding its warehouse space in the Bay Area.
Hackers Among New Threats To Rio Games VisitorsTech experts now have a word of warning for travelers taking smartphones and tables with them to the Rio Games.
Man Arrested On Hate Crime Charge During San Francisco Pride CelebrationsSan Francisco Police have arrested a man accused of committing a hate crime during Pride celebrations.
Walmart Founder's Heirs $250M Fund Helping Support Oakland SchoolA foundation run by the heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 U.S. cities, including one right here in the Bay Area.

Eye On The Bay

Best Chicken Fried Steak In The Bay AreaWhile this dish originated in the South, there are still plenty of places around the Bay Area where an excellent chicken fried steak can be found.
Best Places For Outdoor Furniture In San FranciscoGo beyond the garden gnome, and get some outdoor furniture so you can entertain or just enjoy a meal outside.
Best Historical Tours In The Bay AreaProfiling five of the best historical tours in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Be a KCBS Guest at The San Francisco Lamb Jam, July 17th at The Presidio!Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the San Francisco Lamb Jam, Sunday, July 17th at Golden Gate Club at the Presidio, courtesy of KCBS!
Best Fourth Of July Parties In The Bay AreaSay "Happy Birthday U.S.A." at any one of these celebration bashes happening around the Bay Area this July 4th. Live it up because the holiday falls on a Friday this year, so you just may celebrate the nation turning 238 years old all weekend long.
Best Bed And Breakfasts Near San Francisco Bay AreaLuxury hospitality with a charming, personal touch is what bed and breakfast stays are all about. Around the San Francisco Bay Area, wine country and Pacific coast offer top-notch options.

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