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J.Crew Merchandise Soon Available At Nordstrom StoresStarting September 12, select items of J.Crew women's clothing and accessories will be available at 16 Nordstrom locations and online.
Southbay Couple Accused Of Deliberately Burning Dog To Death With Scalding Hot WaterProsecutors say 'Sprocket' endured days of horrendous suffering and died, after his owners dipped him into scalding hot liquid.
New UC Davis Center To Research Gun ViolenceThe University of California, Davis will become home to the first state-funded center in the country dedicated to studying gun violence, the school announced Monday.
Facebook ‘Trending Topics’ Highlights Fake News StoryAfter reportedly laying off the editorial staff of its “Trending Topics” section in favor of an algorithm, Facebook is facing new controversy after the section highlighted a false news story.
San Francisco Police Officers Association Rips Colin Kaepernick Statements On FlagIn a letter to San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York and the National Football League Monday, the San Francisco Police Officers Association slammed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his comments about the behavior of police officers in his defense for sitting during the national anthem.
Santa Rosa Marathon Mishap Could Cost Some Entry Into Boston MarathonThere was controversy at the Santa Rosa Marathon over the weekend, and it’s not the first time.

Sports Headlines & Scores

San Francisco Police Officers Association Rips Colin Kaepernick Statements On FlagIn a letter to San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York and the National Football League Monday, the San Francisco Police Officers Association slammed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his comments about the behavior of police officers in his defense for sitting during the national anthem.
Santa Rosa Marathon Mishap Could Cost Some Entry Into Boston MarathonThere was controversy at the Santa Rosa Marathon over the weekend, and it’s not the first time.
Eagles Rookie Says He'll Join Kaepernick's Anthem ProtestPhiladelphia Eagles rookie linebacker Myke Tavarres said Monday will join San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in not standing for the national anthem.
This Week In Golf: Patrick Reed Takes The Barclays To Open FedExCup PlayoffsIn a leaderboard with a lot of talent in the Top 10, it was Patrick Reed who emerged with the victory in the Tour's first FedExCup playoff event of the 2015-2016 season. Reed shot 66-68 in the first two rounds and then hung on over the weekend at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York, to earn $1.53 million for the win. Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Jason Day finished in fourth place, two strokes behind Reed, while Jordan Spieth finished in a tie for 10th place.
Never Give Up In Fantasy Baseball, Even If It Seems Hopeless With Five Weeks LeftDepending on your fantasy baseball league's structure, there's either one week to go before the head-to-head playoffs begin or five weeks to go to the end of the Rotisserie season. Regardless, you should never give up on your fantasy team, no matter what place it occupies in the league standings. Since other owners will give up, you can use that to your advantage in order to finish as high as possible. Your roster just may end up surprising you in the end.
Giants Hit 4 Homers To Back Bumgarner And Beat Braves 13-4The Giants took 2 of 3 from the Braves and remained 2 games behind the 1st-place Dodgers in the NL West.

Politics

New UC Davis Center To Research Gun ViolenceThe University of California, Davis will become home to the first state-funded center in the country dedicated to studying gun violence, the school announced Monday.
Clinton Rolls Out Mental Health Treatment Plan Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system.
VIDEO: An Inside Look At 2016 Campaign Financing
Lake Tahoe Gears Up For President Obama VisitLake Tahoe is gearing up for a presidential visit this week.
Donald Trump Returns To Bay Area For FundraiserThe presidential campaign returns to the Bay Area on Monday, with Republican nominee Donald Trump arriving for a pair of pricey fundraisers.
FBI Warns Of Possible State Election System HacksThe FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached related data systems in two states.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

San Francisco Pushes New Homeless Outreach To Prevent Permanent EncampmentsThere's a new push to ease the long-term homeless problem in San Francisco. But it means more shuffling for those who seek shelter in makeshift camps.
Tracking Devices Reveal Mountain Lions Thriving In Santa Cruz MountainsA trail camera captured a mountain lion leaping a six-foot-tall fence in Santa Cruz -- evidence that mountain lions are thriving in the surrounding area.
Google Kites Could Be Power Source Of The Future It’s loud. It’s big. And it's supposed to be a kite. A kite that makes electricity.
Used Car Prices Hit All-Time HighLooking for a used car? Get ready for some sticker shock. The average price of a used car is at an all-time high.
'It's It,' Beloved SF Ice Cream Sandwich, Adds Green Tea FlavorSan Francisco's signature ice cream sandwich It's It introduced a green tea flavored version and it's already a big hit.
Ocean Beach Drowning Renews Debate Over Need For LifeguardsSan Francisco’s Ocean Beach is one of the most treacherous stretches along the California coast.

From The KCBS Radio Newsroom

Bagpipe Player May Have Died From Playing His InstrumentCan playing the bagpipes kill you?
Santa Rosa Marathon Mishap Could Cost Some Entry Into Boston MarathonThere was controversy at the Santa Rosa Marathon over the weekend, and it’s not the first time.
Lake Tahoe Gears Up For President Obama VisitLake Tahoe is gearing up for a presidential visit this week.
Famous Ancestor 'Lucy' May Have Died After Falling From TreeScientists have long wondered how Lucy, the famous human ancestor, died.
DUI Driver Allegedly Causes 450-Acre Fire Near Town Of San AndreasA woman allegedly driving on the metal rim of her car's wheel sparked a 450-acre wildfire just east of the town of San Andreas that threatened homes, and forced evacuations in the area.
Pediatricians Dismissing Families Who Won't VaccinateA growing number of pediatricians are dismissing families who don’t want to vaccinate, and they’re now making that move with the blessing of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Eat.See.Play

Best Local San Francisco ArtistsWith San Francisco’s incredible diversity and wealth of art talent working in varied mediums and art forms, the subjective label of “best” is definitely a shared one among the city’s top talents.
Foodie Chap With Winemaker Andrea Card of Benziger WineryLiam met with Andrea recently to talk about her wonderful wine journey and the paring of Benziger and Transcendence...
Top Spots In And Near San Francisco To Say Goodbye To SummerHello sunshine, T-shirts and sandals! Shed a couple of layers as the fog retreats, welcoming the end of summer in San Francisco. This is one city where temperatures rise as we head for the far side of Labor Day, even as the heat cools off elsewhere around the Bay Area.
5 Foods To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
3 Easy & Creative Burger Recipes For National Burger DayRead on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on August 25th...
Best Oldies Music Bars In San FranciscoEncompassing everything from rock and pop to soul and disco, oldies music has a mass appeal and crosses many genres. Here are five of the Bay Area's best bars for listening to oldies music.

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