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Coroner Called After Car Crashes Into Tree Near WindsorA single-vehicle crash turned fatal tonight when the driver struck a tree west of Windsor, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Livermore Charter School Scandal Creates Back-To-School Chaos As Parents Pull Kids OutHundreds of Bay Area parents have pulled their children out of two charter schools facing allegations of fraud, and it is creating chaos during this back-to-school week.
SF Mayor Lee Visits Mom Injured, Paralyzed By Falling Tree BranchMayor Ed Lee lee visited Emma Zhou in the hospital for the first time since a freak accident at a city park left her paralyzed and in pain.
Gate Still Closed At Privates Beach, Despite Coastal Commission OrderThe battle over the fence around Privates Beach near Santa Cruz that is keeping the public out is heating up.
WWII Ship Hiding Mysteries On Pacific Ocean's Floor West Of Half Moon BayScientists got a rare glimpse at a World War II aircraft carrier that sank 65 years ago just off the Bay Area’s coast.
Struggling To Fill Patrol Shifts, San Jose May Declare Public Safety EmergencyWith the San Jose Police Department struggling to fill patrol shifts with its dwindling workforce, city officials are weighing whether to declare a public safety state of emergency.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Bumgarner Not Up To The Dodger ChallengeCorey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison Bumgarner again to beat the San Francisco Giants.
Cal Football Team Prepares For 'Down Under' Opener Before he ever thought about Xs and Os, California head coach Sonny Dykes faced a major problem with his team playing its season opener Friday against the University of Hawaii in Sydney.
UC Davis Football Player Accused Of Domestic Assault, May Be DismissedA football player at the University of California, Davis is facing a felony charge of domestic assault, after an alleged altercation with his girlfriend.
Santana Homers, Carrasco Pitches Cleveland Indians Over Oakland AthleticsCarlos Santana homered in the eighth inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Monday night.
Keidel: Are NFL Players Guilty Until Proven Innocent?The NFL threatened to suspend four players for not cooperating in PED investigation based on a retracted story.
Ex-Raider Marinovich Allegedly Found Nude In Stranger's Yard, Arrested For DrugsFormer USC and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich faces charges of trespassing and drugs after police say he was found nude and with marijuana in a residential backyard.

Politics

Livermore Charter School Scandal Creates Back-To-School Chaos As Parents Pull Kids OutHundreds of Bay Area parents have pulled their children out of two charter schools facing allegations of fraud, and it is creating chaos during this back-to-school week.
Gate Still Closed At Privates Beach, Despite Coastal Commission OrderThe battle over the fence around Privates Beach near Santa Cruz that is keeping the public out is heating up.
CA Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting LGBT Discrimination At Religious Colleges, UniversitiesCalifornia lawmakers have approved a bill targeting LGBT discrimination at the state's religious colleges and universities.
Social Security Rolls Back Website Security Measures After Users ComplainThe Social Security Administration has rolled back extra security measures on the agency's website after getting complaints from people who had trouble accessing their accounts.
France, Germany Want Encrypted App Makers To Help Stop Islamic StateFrance and Germany pushed Tuesday for Europe-wide rules requiring the makers of encrypted messaging apps such as Telegram to help governments monitor communications among suspected extremists.
Epipen Price Soars 400 Percent As Drug Company Holds MonopolyThe cost of life saving epipens have soared 400% since its maker Mylan acquired the product in 2007, and now Congress wants to know why.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food Sourcehe 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.
Oakland Building Residents Feel Pressured To Move Amid RenovationPriced out of San Francisco, thousands of young tech workers are crossing the Bay to find affordable places to live in Oakland. But the migration comes at a cost.
SFO Noise Complaints Skyrocket After Flight Paths ChangedAcross the Bay Area, many residents feel their peace and quiet has been ruined after flight paths were altered at San Francisco International Airport.
Identity Thieves Find New Scam: Hijacking Mobile Phone AccountsIdentity thieves have come up with a new scheme to access your private information by hijacking your cellphone account.
Oakland's Homelessness Problems No Longer HiddenThere's been a drastic rise in homeless camps in Oakland and city leaders admit they're struggling to come up with a solution.
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.

From The KCBS Radio Newsroom

Dissolving Batteries To Power Swallowable Medical Devices Of The FutureSomeday soon, you may be able to swallow a non-toxic, battery-powered device for diagnosing and treating diseases.
Forget Parking: Number Of Cars In The Bay Area RisingIt might not be rising as fast as the population, but the number of cars in San Francisco competing for a finite amount of land on which to drive and park is going up.
Stanford Bans Hard Liquor At Undergraduate Campus PartiesStanford University is banning hard liquor at undergraduate parties on campus, in the wake of the Brock Turner sexual assault case.
Tesla Claims Model S Version Now Fastest Production Car In The World From 0-60Tesla Motors says a version of the Model S electric car is now the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.
Lego Store Opening In San FranciscoSan Francisco’s first Lego store is opening Friday and will have special giveaways through the weekend.
Oakland Beats San Francisco For Growth In Rental, Home PricesSan Francisco housing prices are high, but the fastest rate of growth in both rents and purchase prices is in Oakland.

Eye On The Bay

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.
Best Bay Area Mountain Biking SpotsThe Bay Area offers some spectacular trails for mountain bikers, with its incredibly diverse terrain carved out by millennia of seismic activity. Here are 5 top Bay Area spots for mountain bikers, covering everything from intense technical challenges to easy scenic trails for beginners.
Best Places To Buy An Aquarium In San FranciscoAn aquarium can provide many hours of enjoyment and entertainment, but it also requires proper maintenance and the right equipment. A number of San Francisco stores offer first-time and experienced aquarium owners a good selection of fish, accessories and service.
Best Folk Music Venues In The Bay AreaStorytelling folk music and the San Francisco Bay Area have an intimate shared history since the bi-coastal folk music revival in the late 1950 and early 1960s. The category "folk" was introduced to the Grammy Awards in 1958. A massive shift followed with the British invasion, and in 1967, the psychedelic Summer of Love. Take yourself back more than 50 years to the gentle strains of acoustic guitar when and where you can find it in the Bay Area.
Best Craft Coffee Spots In The South BayThe Bay Area is packed full of sophisticated coffee aficionados who will not settle for a run of the mill cup of joe. Here are 5 South Bay craft coffee cafes to satisfy the refined palates of Bay Area caffeine fiends.

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