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San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Man Stabbed While Watching Horror Film 'The Shallows' In Santa Rosa TheaterA man watching a horror movie was stabbed repeatedly at a Santa Rosa movie theater Wednesday afternoon.
Illicit Drug Use Up In California Prisons Despite Multi-Million Dollar ProgramDrug use appears to have increased since California began a multi-million dollar program to keep illicit drugs from reaching state prisons.
Berkeley Teacher On Video Punching Neo-Nazi Supporter At State Capitol RallyA Berkeley middle school teacher was caught on camera throwing punches during last weekend's violent neo-Nazi rally at the state Capitol.
Democratic Leaders Rally At San Francisco General For Gun ControlBuilding on a sit-in staged by House Democrats in the nation's capitol last week, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and members of the Bay Area congressional delegation Wednesday gathered in San Francisco to call for House Republicans to allow a vote on gun control bills.
Oakland Sued By Landlords Over Trash BillsA third of Oakland residents' trash bills go to the city, not the trash company. A grand jury report and a lawsuit suggest that's illegal.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Report: Chip Kelly And 49ers GM Trent Baalke Already Having IssuesIf new reports are true, history may be repeating itself in an expedited fashion in San Francisco.
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.

Politics

San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Illicit Drug Use Up In California Prisons Despite Multi-Million Dollar ProgramDrug use appears to have increased since California began a multi-million dollar program to keep illicit drugs from reaching state prisons.
Oakland Sued By Landlords Over Trash BillsA third of Oakland residents' trash bills go to the city, not the trash company. A grand jury report and a lawsuit suggest that's illegal.
Struggling To Smile: Homeless Family Of 6 Talks About Living In Their CarIn the Bay Area, not all the homeless are camping in doorways, asleep on the sidewalk or wandering the streets. A growing number of homeless do their best to stay invisible.
Activists Demand Removal Of Judge In Stanford Sexual Assault 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.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Oakland Gospel Church Building Low-Income Housing ComplexAn Oakland church is expanding its work from preaching to building. Acts Full Gospel Church recently broke ground on a low-income housing project in East Oakland.
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.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Decline In Heart, Stroke-Related Deaths StallsAfter years of steady improvement in the mortality rate caused by heart diseases, a new study shows that the decline has stalled.
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.

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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