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Bus Fire On I-880 In San JoseA bus caught fire on northbound Interstate Highway 880 in San Jose Tuesday night.
Small Plane Crashes Into Nevada RV ParkA small plane crashed into an RV park as it approached Reno-Tahoe International Airport.
Palo Alto Mayor Fed Up -- Too Much Tech Is Hurting His CityTo hear Mayor Patrick Burt tell it, Palo Alto has a problem: too many jobs, too many big tech companies.
State Of Emergency Declared Over Police Staffing In San JoseSan Jose’s city council has declared a state of emergency over a police staffing shortage Tuesday evening.
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Explains Why He Stands Behind Kaepernick's Anthem ProtestNiners QB Colin Kaepernick caught a lot of heat for not standing during the national anthem. Now, a NBA legend is standing up for him.
Former SFPD Officer Sentenced To 14 Months For Illegal Search, False ReportA former San Francisco police officer convicted of conducting an a illegal search of a residential hotel room and writing a false report about it was sentenced by a federal judge Tuesday to one year and two months in prison.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Greinke Solid, Diamondbacks Beat Cueto, Giants 4-3Zack Greinke threw six solid innings to continue his mastery of San Francisco and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Johnny Cueto and the Giants 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Graveman Goes 7 But A’s Offense Sputters In 3-1 Loss To AstrosKendall Graveman allowed three runs and four hits in seven innings but took the loss a night after Oakland fell 6-0 to Houston.
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Explains Why He Stands Behind Kaepernick's Anthem ProtestNiners QB Colin Kaepernick caught a lot of heat for not standing during the national anthem. Now, a NBA legend is standing up for him.
10 Questions With Pro Wrestling’s Next Big Star, Adam ColeTwo-time Ring of Honor world champion Adam Cole discusses wrestling overseas in Japan and enjoying his time while working towards his 'WrestleMania moment.'
High School Football Participation Rates Falling As Concussion Rates RiseThe new high school football season continues a recent trend in California: fewer kids are playing the game.
2016 College Football Opening Weekend Games To WatchCollege football kicks off with a big slate of games this weekend. Here are the ones you should look out for.

Politics

Palo Alto Mayor Fed Up -- Too Much Tech Is Hurting His CityTo hear Mayor Patrick Burt tell it, Palo Alto has a problem: too many jobs, too many big tech companies.
State Of Emergency Declared Over Police Staffing In San JoseSan Jose’s city council has declared a state of emergency over a police staffing shortage Tuesday evening.
NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Explains Why He Stands Behind Kaepernick's Anthem ProtestNiners QB Colin Kaepernick caught a lot of heat for not standing during the national anthem. Now, a NBA legend is standing up for him.
Speculation Swirls After Hayward Police Chief's Sudden Secret DepartureHayward’s top cop was suddenly taken off the job, over a secret personal matter.
UC Researcher Warns Campaign To 'Make Tahoe Blue' Again May Be Too LateA UC Davis researcher says despite efforts to make it blue again, no bumper sticker campaign can curb the impact of climate change on Lake Tahoe.
Report: North Bay School District Diverts Money To Charter School On Wealthy Side Of TownSausalito is world famous for its spectacular location and beauty, but a battle over education is brewing that some say tarnishes that fairy tale picture.

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

Virtual Reality Headsets Bring Smiles To Children's Hospital Patients In OaklandThere’s a lot of cutting edge technology in hospitals these days, but virtual reality headset being tested out at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland are bringing smiles to the faces of medicine's bravest patients.
High School Football Participation Rates Falling As Concussion Rates RiseThe new high school football season continues a recent trend in California: fewer kids are playing the game.
SpaceX Finds Taker For Recycled RocketSpaceX has a taker for the first flight of one of its recycled rockets.
'Sonoma Aroma' Filling North Bay Noses With Poop SmellSonoma County is playing host to an annual tradition - the smell of poop in the air.
Uber Pairing With Visa For Credit Rewards ProgramThe ride hailing company Uber is partnering with Visa to offer a credit card rewards program, not unlike some of the mileage reward programs offered by airlines.
Jaycee Dugard's Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Suit Against Parole OfficersA lawyer for Jaycee Dugard—who was held captive in an Antioch backyard for 18 years—says he plans to ask an expanded U-S appeals court to reconsider her lawsuit against the federal government for parole supervision failures.

Eat.See.Play

Best Places To Get A Makeover In The Bay AreaEveryone can benefit from a style upgrade, be it on hair, makeup or wardrobe. Here are five of the Bay Area's best companies that help clients revamp their look.
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...

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