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San Francisco Tweaks Sanctuary City Law To Remove Convicted Violent CriminalsSan Francisco leaders have retained strict protections for people who are in the country undocumented, with clarifications.
'Chewbacca Mom' Visits Lucasfilm and Facebook HeadquartersViral sensation, Candace Payne aka "Chewbacca Mom" stopped by the Bay Area to visit Lucasfilm and Facebook...
Some San Francisco Muni Drivers Take Long Breaks As Riders WaitTaking public transit can try your patience in San Francisco, especially when your Muni driver takes a break at the worst possible time.
Death Of Man Found In Lake In SF’s Golden Gate Park Deemed SuspiciousThe death of a man found floating in a lake in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Tuesday morning is being treated as suspicious.
California To Crack Down On Disabled Parking Placard AbuseCalifornia is cracking down on the disabled parking placard program, and it’s not just drivers.
Oregon College Students Trash Lake Shasta; Viral Images Prompt UproarA group of students from the University of Oregon on an outing to Lake Shasta over the weekend are coming under fire for the enormous quantity of trash left behind.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Davis Courts NFL Owners Support For Raiders Vegas MoveOakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says the team has begun conducting market research studies to gather information about a potential move to Las Vegas.
Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami Awarded Super Bowls Through 2021The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.
NBA Daddy Steph Curry And Family Positively Adorable In Magazine Cover ShootOn the court Stephen Curry is a superstar, and off the court he's a super dad posing with Riley and Ryan on the June cover of Parents magazine.
Cueto's Gem, Pence's Walk-Off Hit Lead Giants Past PadresIn the ninth inning, the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 Monday night.
A's Snap Losing Skid, Shut Out MarinersRich Hill pitched eight innings to win his fourth straight start, Stephen Vogt hit a leadoff homer in the seventh inning to snap a scoreless tie and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 to end a four-game skid.
Sharks Take 3-2 Lead Over Blues In Western Conference FinalJoe Pavelski tied the game late in the second period and then scored the go-ahead goal in the opening minute of the third period in the Sharks' 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues for a 3-2 lead in Western Conference final on Monday night.

Politics

San Francisco Tweaks Sanctuary City Law To Remove Convicted Violent CriminalsSan Francisco leaders have retained strict protections for people who are in the country undocumented, with clarifications.
California To Crack Down On Disabled Parking Placard AbuseCalifornia is cracking down on the disabled parking placard program, and it’s not just drivers.
2 Weeks Before Primary, Sanders Says Democratic Convention Could Be ‘Messy’Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get "messy."
California's Shark Fin Ban Upheld By U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has sided with California and rejected an appeal of the state’s ban on shark fins.
SF Officials Shelve Plan For Dolores Park Space ReservationAfter the announcement of a plan allowing people to reserve and rent out prime space in Dolores Park sparked vocal outrage from San Francisco residents, city leaders on Tuesday decided to temporarily halt the system.
Judge Grants Motion To Keep Evidence In SF Corruption Case From PublicThe details of corruption charges filed against three former San Francisco public officials accused of taking bribes remain under seal after a judge Tuesday granted a protective order at the request of prosecutors.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

California Town's Water Tainted With Arsenic For DecadesYou may not know the name Kettleman City. But if you have ever driven to Los Angeles you’ve been through the town. It’s a community in the Central Valley where the tap water’s been tainted for decades.
Part II: California Town's Water Tainted With Arsenic For DecadesThere is a town in the Central Valley where the drinking water is so contaminated, residents haven’t been able to drink it for decades.
Illegal Firearm Maker 'Dr. Death' Helped Create Untraceable 'Ghost Guns'Federal authorities are concerned about dangerous, untraceable firearms known as "ghost guns" being illicitly produced in machine shops without licenses or background checks.
Californians Fight Surprise Medical Bills From Out-of-Network PhysiciansA growing number of Californians are getting clobbered by surprise medical bills from doctors they don't know and have never even met.
UCSF Expert: 'No Data' For Claims That Juice Drinks Help Body Absorb Nutrients QuickerLots of people are juicing because they think it's healthy. It's a multi-billion dollar industry but, before you take another sip, you'll want to see what KPIX 5's Allen Martin found.
Some East Bay Politicians Are Getting Free Warriors VIP Playoff TicketsHow did East Bay politicians get Warriors playoff tickets that sell for more than a thousand dollars, for free?

From The KCBS Newsroom

California's Shark Fin Ban Upheld By U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has sided with California and rejected an appeal of the state’s ban on shark fins.
Two Dead In Horrific San Leandro Amtrak AccidentAn Amtrak train collided with a car in San Leandro Tuesday afternoon killing a woman and a young child inside the car.
More Ads Coming To Google's MapsYou may start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service.
21,000 Gallons Of Oil Spilled In Pipeline Rupture Near TracyHazardous materials crews are cleaning up as many as 21,000 gallons of oil after a pipeline rupture in San Joaquin County near Tracy.
737 Flying Low Over Golden Gate Bridge Surprises TouristsTourists got a surprise Tuesday when a 737 flew low over the Golden Gate Bridge for a TV commercial shoot.
'Dangerous' Behavior On The Rise As Traffic Citations Drop In San FranciscoSan Francisco Police issued fewer traffic citations so far this year compared to last year, but more drivers are being cited for bad driving habits.

Eye On The Bay

Ask An Expert: Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends In Bay AreaThe microclimates of the Bay Area require flexibility in summer wear. Erica Tanov, a well-known Bay Area designer, offers her thoughts about fashion trends we can expect to see this summer as warm weather sets in.
A Brief History: Super Models In Music VideosSports Illustrated cover model Ashley Graham appears in DNCE's new music video "Toothbrush," which only adds to the list of music videos featuring super models.
Best Places For Tap Dancing Lessons In San FranciscoThere's something about the rhythmic sound of tap shoes creating percussion as they collide with the floor that is appealing to all age levels. Whether you are a fan of Fred Astaire, Savion Glover or Happy Feet, tap isn't something exclusive to the top tier of performers. Here are some of the best places for tap dancing lessons in San Francisco.
10 Best Songs On The Grateful Dead Tribute Album, 'Day of the Dead'We're doing the heavy lifting for you: in case you don't want to listen to all 59 songs, here are some of the highlights.
Most Instagram Worthy Locations Near San FranciscoWhether you are a local or a tourist San Francisco has postcard worthy scenery. Make your Instagram followers jealous with a feed filled with landmarks and hidden gems though out the city.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.

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