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Researchers Preparing To Launch 'White Shark Cam'If you like the movie "Jaws" and can't pull yourself away from the television during "Shark Week" the researchers at the Monterey Bay Aquarium are developing a one-of-a-kind camera just for you.
Driver Watching 'Harry Potter' At Time Of Fatal Tesla CrashThe driver killed with his self-driving Tesla crashed on a Florida highway during a test drive had a history of speeding.
6-Year-Old Killed In San Jose Mall Parking LotA 6-year-old boy holding his mother’s hand as they walked in a San Jose mall parking lot was killed late Thursday night when a car struck the family.
PG&E Engineer: Used 'Best Judgment' About Pipeline Safety TestsA senior PG&E engineer testified at the utility's criminal trial in federal court that he never knowingly violated regulations.
San Francisco Bicycle, Pedestrian Advocates Call For Safer Streets After Cyclist DeathsBicyclist and pedestrian advocates called for action in the wake of the deaths of two cyclists on city streets last week.
Livermore Police Officer Latest To Be Placed On Leave Amid Sex ScandalA Livermore police officer alleged to be among the 30-plus Bay Area law enforcement officials who had a sexual relationship with a sex worker, known as Celeste Guap, has been placed on administrative leave.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Jeremy Lin Tweets That He's Heading To The Brooklyn NetsLin agreed to a three-year, $36 million contract Friday with the Brooklyn Nets...
A's Miss The Chance To Sweep Giants In Bay Bridge SeriesAfter dominating the Bay Bridge Series for three days against the big-spending Giants, the Oakland Athletics ran right into Madison Bumgarner...
5 Surprising Players Who Make More Than Steph CurryThere is a dictionary full of adjectives and phrases that have been used to describe Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry. Bargain generally isn't one of them.
Sharks Re-Sign Tomas Hertl To 2-Year ContractSan Jose signed pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl to a two-year contract Thursday worth a reported $6 million.
Hayward Superintendent On Paid Leave In Connection With Ex-49er McDonald's School VisitThe Hayward Unified School District superintendent has reportedly been placed on paid administrative leave as the district continues to investigate his part in having troubled ex-49er Ray McDonald speak at Tennyson High School last February.
Keidel: Nats And Mets Going In Opposite DirectionsThe Washington Nationals look like the team they're supposed to be, sweeping the New York Mets, who look nothing like the team they were.

Politics

PG&E Engineer: Used 'Best Judgment' About Pipeline Safety TestsA senior PG&E engineer testified at the utility's criminal trial in federal court that he never knowingly violated regulations.
San Francisco Bicycle, Pedestrian Advocates Call For Safer Streets After Cyclist DeathsBicyclist and pedestrian advocates called for action in the wake of the deaths of two cyclists on city streets last week.
Predatory, High-APR Lending Booms In CaliforniaPredatory, high-APR lending in California is booming. A state report found that most loans issued by non-bank financial companies between $2,500 and $5,000 had annual percentage rates of 100 percent or higher.
San Francisco's New Police Recruits Will Get Body-Worn CamerasSan Francisco’s newest crop of police recruits will be the first officers to be issued body-worn cameras.
San Jose's Homicide Rate Up As It Falls In San Francisco & OaklandIt doesn’t happen very often, but homicides in the Bay Area’s three largest cities are at about the same level, and while that’s good news for Oakland and San Francisco, it’s bad news for San Jose.
Uncertainty For Some Business Owners As Minimum Wage Creeps To $13/Hour In San FranciscoThe minimum wage in San Francisco goes up 75-cents Friday, hitting $13 an hour for the city’s lowest paid workers.

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

1st Tesla Driver Killed In Crash While Using Autopilot; NHTSA InvestigatingTesla says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the performance of the autopilot system in a Model S sedan during a fatal crash.
Pepsi Bringing Back A Taste Of The '90s With Crystal PepsiPepsiCo is bringing back the 1990s this summer with an eight-week release of Crystal Pepsi, one of the iconic beverages of that decade.
San Jose's Homicide Rate Up As It Falls In San Francisco & OaklandIt doesn’t happen very often, but homicides in the Bay Area’s three largest cities are at about the same level, and while that’s good news for Oakland and San Francisco, it’s bad news for San Jose.
Uncertainty For Some Business Owners As Minimum Wage Creeps To $13/Hour In San FranciscoThe minimum wage in San Francisco goes up 75-cents Friday, hitting $13 an hour for the city’s lowest paid workers.
San Francisco Mayor Opposes Tech Tax To Pay For HomelessA proposed payroll tax on tech firms to pay for homeless services is being met with resistance from San Francisco’s Mayor.
Googling An Earthquake? Search Engine Wants To Be Source For Latest Quake InfoWhen the earth starts to quake, Google wants to be your source for information.

Eye On The Bay

Best Summer Educational Programs For Kids In The Bay AreaKids' educational programs can be a great way to keep children active and learning during the long summer months. Here are five of the Bay Area's best enriching programs.
Best Bars For Ladies Night Out In The South BayThe South Bay has a skewed ratio of men to women. Bars want to attract more women, so they offer discounts, specials and environments that cater to the ladies. Whether you're having a bachelorette party, celebrating a birthday or just having a girl's night out, these bars are perfect for a ladies night out.
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!

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