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Central Valley Farmer Says Some Orchards Irrigated With Oilfield WastewaterSome of the biggest growers in the Central Valley area aren't worried about conserving water because they've found a steady supply -- but there's a catch.
Cafe Gratitude, Gracias Madre Owners Upset Vegan Patrons By Slaughtering AnimalsOwners of two premier vegan restaurants in California have angered some patrons after revealing that they have slaughtered animals and eaten meat at their Vacaville farm.
New Google Chrome Extension Erases Names, Photos Of Mass KillersA newly launched Google Chrome plug-in removes mass shooters' names and photos from major news websites in hopes of curbing future attacks by copycats who have a "desire for notoriety."
Lawsuit Seeking To Reclaim Hetch Hetchy Valley From SFPUC DismissedRestore Hetch Hetchy executive director Spreck Rosekrans said his organization planned to appeal the ruling.
Monterey Man To Get 25 Years For Setting Fire To Ex-Girlfriend's TentA man who set his ex-girlfriend's tent on fire while she was inside with her new boyfriend pleaded guilty to mayhem.
Mayor Ed Lee Tells SFPD Officers To Shape Up Or Ship OutScandal after scandal has plagued the San Francisco Police Department, but on Thursday afternoon San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee wrote an open letter to the SFPD officers saying enough is enough.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Anthony Gose Doubles, Homers To Lead Tigers Over A's 7-3Despite control problems, Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez was good enough to beat the A's 7-3 Thursday.
NFL Draft: 49ers Select Oregon Defensive End DeForest BucknerThe San Francisco 49ers have selected Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner with the No. 7 pick in the NFL draft.
Cal's Star QB Jared Goff Selected With First Pick In NFL DraftThe Los Angeles Rams have selected California quarterback Jared Goff with the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.
Number One NFL Draft Pick Jared Goff Got Start At Marin CatholicA Bay Area native has been named the number one overall pick in Thursday night’s NFL Draft in Chicago.
By The Numbers: Giants Turn Batting Order Tradition Upside DownTraditionally, pitchers get a little bit of a breather by the time they get to the bottom of an opposing team’s batting order.
49ers Starting Tackle Slams Organization on Twitter49ers tackle Anthony Davis took to Twitter to rant about his club, says San Francisco "constantly tries to manipulate you."

Politics

New Google Chrome Extension Erases Names, Photos Of Mass KillersA newly launched Google Chrome plug-in removes mass shooters' names and photos from major news websites in hopes of curbing future attacks by copycats who have a "desire for notoriety."
Security Boosted In Burlingame As GOP Convention Comes To TownAmid the saws and construction workers at the Airport Hyatt in Burlingame, California GOP signs are starting to go up, and the convention preps are coming together.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Bringing Tighter Gun Controls To November BallotLt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and gun control advocates plan to turn in over 500,000 signatures to qualify an initiative for the November ballot.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Aren't Against Driverless CarsThe head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has come out in favor of driverless car technology.
UC Davis Chancellor Says She's Being ScapegoatedThe chancellor of the University of California, Davis says politics are driving the decision to put her on paid leave while the university investigates her treatment of relatives that work at the campus and whether she lied about the school's hiring of online image consultants.
Anti-Trump Activists Demand Google Drop Republican National Convention SponsorshipProtesters will descend on Google headquarters in Mountain View on Thursday to demand that the company cancel its plans to sponsor the Republican National Convention.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Central Valley Farmer Says Some Orchards Irrigated With Oilfield WastewaterSome of the biggest growers in the Central Valley area aren't worried about conserving water because they've found a steady supply -- but there's a catch.
Big 3 Airlines Accused Of Pricing Policy That Could Add Hundreds To Flight CostsThree of the nation’s largest airlines are accused of illegally enacting a little-noticed ticket-pricing policy that could add hundreds of dollars to the cost of your next vacation.
Thousands Threatened By Academy Of Art Email SpoofThree thousand employees with the Academy of Art are scrambling to find out if their financial and credit information has been compromised in the wake of a sophisticated email spoof.
Device Could Be Key To Solving Parkinson's Disease PuzzleSolving one of the most puzzling problems of Parkinson's disease could come down to a device that looks very much like a smart watch.
2 Women Get New Organs In Rare 'Domino' Transplant At StanfordA woman who got a second chance with a lifesaving transplant decided she could save a life herself.
State Lawmakers Target 'Pink Tax' Of Women Paying More Than Men For GoodsCalifornia lawmakers are seeking to end price discrimination between the cost of women’s and men’s goods like clothes and toiletries.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Investor Carl Icahn Sells Stake In Apple For $2B ProfitBillionaire investor Carl Icahn has sold his stake in Apple, citing concerns about the giant tech company’s prospects in China.
Google In Advanced Talks With Fiat Chrysler On Self-Driving Car ProjectFiat Chrysler and Google’s self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Aren't Against Driverless CarsThe head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has come out in favor of driverless car technology.
Santa Clara Pays Nearly $500K After Police Trash Muslim Man's HomeThe city of Santa Clara has agreed to pay out nearly $500,000 to settle a Muslim resident's claim that he was unlawfully arrested during a police raid at his home two years ago.
Stanford, UC Berkeley Top List For Campus Crime In CaliforniaStanford and UC Berkeley, two of the Bay Area’s most prestigious universities are at the top of a list for crime rates on California campuses.
Chinese Riot Robot Zaps 'Potential Threats' With Electric ChargeInventors in China have developed a robot that can zap people it determines are a potential threat with an electric charge.

Eye On The Bay

5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
Best Creme Brulee In San FranciscoAlthough there are several outstanding places across the City by the Bay for crème brûlée, here are just 5 of the very best.
Cost Of Air Travel In U.S. Drops To Lowest Since 2010There's good news just in time for summer travel. Domestic airfares in the U.S. have dropped to their lowest since 2010.
5 Classes Moms Will Love To Take With KidsWhat better way to celebrate mom at Mother’s Day, or throughout the year, than to take a class and share time together doing what you both enjoy.
Best Vintage Clothing Stores In The East BayA profile of five of the best and most popular vintage clothing stores in the East Bay.
Foodie Chap Visits Homage Winery In CalistogaLiam recently visited Winemaker Avia Hawksworth at Homage Winery for a wine fueled conversation and Foodie Chap chat...

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