Latest Bay Area News

Salinas Man Arrested With Drugs, Gun Had Dismembered Hawk In FreezerPolice in Salinas on Friday arrested a man out on bail in connection with several crimes including possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a dismembered hawk.
Crews Fight Massive Wildfires In Monterey County, Santa ClaritaCal Fire were working hard Saturday morning to contain two massive brush fires near Big Sur and Santa Clarita, according to authorities.
Gov. Brown Denies Parole For Manson FollowerLeslie Van Houten, the youngest member of the Manson "family" to take part in a series of gruesome California murders in 1969, has been denied freedom again — her past overshadowing her decades as a model prisoner.
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.
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Contra Costa CountyTwo groups of mosquitoes in separate Contra Costa County communities tested positive for West Nile virus.
Flyers In San Francisco's Chinatown Go After Airbnb RentersThe fight over affordable housing in the Bay Area is now taking aim at people renting homes through Airbnb.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Crisp's Single In The 13th Lifts A's Past RaysCoco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 13th inning for his eighth career game-ending RBI.
Venus Williams Reaches Bank of the West SemifinalsVenus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic semifinals, beating CiCi Bellis 6-4, 6-1 Friday night.
Crawford's 3 Errors vs Yanks Send Giants to 6th Loss in RowThe Giants held the best record in the majors at the All-Star break, but haven't won since.
UC Berkeley's Edwards Stadium Is CrumblingThe historic Edwards Stadium at the University of California at Berkeley has seen better days in the last 84 years.
Former NFL, Stanford Coach Dennis Green Dies At 67Former NFL coach Dennis Green, who coached the Stanford Cardinal football program in the late 1980s and was an assistant for the San Francisco 49ers, died Friday at the age of 67.
Fantasy Football 2016: Top 10 Running BacksThis year's crop of potential RB 1s is a deep and potentially draft-changing one if you choose wisely.

Politics

Hillary Clinton Confirms Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running MateHillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president.
California Cracks Down On 'Ghost Guns,' Requiring Serial NumbersCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring hobbyists who assemble homemade guns to apply for a serial number and submit to a background check.
WikiLeaks' DNC Email Leak Reveals Off The Record Media CorrespondenceWikiLeaks released over 20,000 emails allegedly sent from the accounts of DNC officials, including some off the record media correspondence.
Jon Stewart Says Trump Supporters 'Don't Own' AmericaStewart was back behind a late night desk Thursday night, joining former Comedy Central colleague Stephen Colbert on a live version of CBS' "Late Show"
San Francisco Marks Mario Woods Day As Police Unions ObjectFriday has been declared “Mario Woods Day” in San Francisco, to remember a man who was fatally shot by police last year. Meanwhile, law enforcement groups have raised their objections.
LGBT Republicans Excited By Trump, Struggle With Rest Of GOPPro-gay Republicans have held Donald Trump up as the most supportive nominee in GOP history, but at this week's Republican National Convention, their excitement is clashing with the stark realization that their party is still pushing a very different message.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

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.
Fewer 16-Year-Old Drivers Hitting California's Roads Than Just 15 Years AgoTeenagers aren’t taking to the roads like they used to.
Napa Car Dealership Closure Leaves Customers in LimboAbout 100 customers of a now-closed car dealership in Napa say they’ve been unable to register their new cars, or are still listed as the owners of cars they traded-in, because the dealership failed to file appropriate notices and fees with the DMV.
High-Tech Realtors Take Prospective Home Buyers On Virtual Reality TourBay Area realtors are turning to Silicon Valley virtual reality company Matterport to help sell properties to international buyers.
Environmental Coalition Calls For Ban On Oilfield Wastewater IrrigationA coalition of environmental groups is calling for a moratorium on new permits for irrigation of food crops with oilfield wastewater.
San Francisco Home Buyers Get Publicly Shamed For Evicting TenantsHousing rights protesters are targeting homeowners - using an increasingly common tactic - to fight evictions.

From The KCBS Newsroom

'Kickass Torrents' Owner Charged With Illegally Distributing Millions Of Movies, TV ShowsU.S. prosecutors say the owner of one of the world’s largest file-sharing sites, Kickass Torrents, has been charged with illegally distributing millions of copies of movies, music, video games and TV shows.
John Madden's Son Scoops Up Muhammed Ali's Old Training CampThe son of NFL Hall of Fame coach John Madden is buying Muhammad Ali's former training camp in Pennsylvania.
Car Sharing Growing More Popular With City Dwellers, Research ShowsWhile not everyone is ready to stick a for sale sign in the window of their car, new research out of UC Berkeley reveals car sharing services are starting to win over city dwellers.
String Of Mission District Fires Prompts Push For Safer Buildings, Tenant ProtectionsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos called for a study to examine how to bring fire sprinklers to more buildings in the city.
Mazda Recalling Thousands Of Vehicles Over Takata Air BagsMazda is recalling almost 4,000 older small pickup trucks mainly in southern U.S. states to replace Takata air bag inflators.
Palo Alto's Theranos Labs Gets New Boss After CEO Banned From Running Medical LabPalo Alto based Theranos Inc. named a new vice president in charge of regulatory issues and a new chief compliance officer.

Eye On The Bay

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.
Best Hangout Spots After Bar Close In The Bay AreaSometimes the bar closes and you feel like you're just getting started. Here are some places you can hangout without the 2 a.m. cut off time.
Best Omelets In San FranciscoHow about an omelet stuffed with Dungeness crab for brunch? The dreamiest omelets in San Francisco are worth waking up for any day of the week, but they do usually come with a wait.
Best Comic Book Stores In The Bay AreaCalling all Bay Area comic book fans and fanatics! Even if you have a favorite comic book store nearby, don’t overlook other terrific spots serving the Bay Area’s huge comic book community.
Guide To Bay Area's Film FestivalsWho doesn't love a great movie? Lucky for locals, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the world's most renowned film festivals. From intimate, small-town festivals to grand scale events featuring hundreds of movies and the biggest names in Hollywood, we've put together a film festival guide to the best of the Bay.

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