Latest Bay Area News

Berkeley Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage By 2018The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 in two years.
SWAT Officers Arrest East Palo Alto Murder SuspectA man wanted in the murder of an East Palo man was arrested early Friday after SWAT officers surrounded a San Jose apartment complex.
Judge Refuses To Suspend California's Assisted Death LawA California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.
Oakland Attempted Sex Assault Suspect Steals Victim’s CarA female victim was assaulted in East Oakland Thursday afternoon by a suspect who fled in her car, police said Friday.
Westbound I-80 In Sacramento Down To 1 Lane This WeekendDrivers are being urged to avoid Interstate 80 in Sacramento this weekend to avoid long delays.
Feds Propose Electronically Slowing Down Speeding Big Rigs It's an experience most drivers on I-5 know all too well -- a big rig truck roaring by, traveling in access of the posted speed limit.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Keidel: Tim Tebow Wants To Play Baseball... Why Do We Care So Much?Tim Tebow, a failed NFL player and aspiring MLB player, is fascinating for the strong opinions and feelings he sparks in sports fans.
Meet Dwight Clark at Antiquities of California at Pier 39 From KCBS!Register here for your chance to meet Dwight Clark and get a signed collectible from Antiquities of California at Pier 39 Saturday, September 3 from KCBS!
Moore Provides A Much Needed Spark For Struggling GiantsSan Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Thursday night.
A's Executives Tour Potential Waterfront Ballpark SiteA high-profile visit to a proposed site for a waterfront ballpark for the Oakland A’s is giving new hope for fans of both the A’s and the Raiders that their teams will stay in town.
Vegas Stadium Backers Down To 2 Top Sites For RaidersBackers of a proposed NFL stadium said they've whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders.
Raiders Apply For ‘Las Vegas Raiders’ TrademarkAs the Oakland Raiders consider a move to Nevada, the team has reportedly filed an application for the trademark “Las Vegas Raiders.”

Politics

Berkeley Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage By 2018The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 in two years.
Bill Requiring Breathalyzers In DUI Offenders’ Cars Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskA bill to require breathalyzers be installed in cars driven by DUI offenders who want their licenses back is now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
California May Offer State-Run IRA For Private-Sector EmployeesCalifornians whose employers don't already offer a way to prepare for retirement would be automatically enrolled in a state-run savings plan under a bill advancing in the Legislature.
Judge Criticized For Lenient Ruling In Stanford Rape Case ReassignedA California judge criticized for handing down a lenient sentence to convicted sex assailant and former Stanford University student Brock Turner, is reassigned.
EpiPen Manufacturer Offers Discount Coupons After Backlash Over 400% Price HikeAfter a furor over what appears to be price-gouging, the drug maker of life-saving EpiPen Auto-Injectors is offering discounts to patients who use them.
Beauty Salons Illegally Offering Alcohol Hope To Be Law AbidingA state bill approved by the assembly last year would make it easier for salons to provide free booze to customers. But some people are urging the governor to veto it.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

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.
Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food SourceThe once-dwindling population of a beautiful, blue iridescent butterfly has seen a rebound thanks to the efforts of a Bay Area biologist who took his work home with him.

From The KCBS Radio Newsroom

Bill Requiring Breathalyzers In DUI Offenders’ Cars Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskA bill to require breathalyzers be installed in cars driven by DUI offenders who want their licenses back is now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
'Blurred Lines' Creators Try To Appeal Copyright Infringement VerdictAttorneys for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams are asking an appellate court to overturn a copyright infringement verdict against them over the 2013 hit song “Blurred Lines.”
Ancient Artifacts Stolen From San Francisco Antique ShopA burglar broke into an antique store in San Francisco’s Jackson Square, and made off with several artifacts dating back to ancient Greece.
Golden Gate Bridge Police Receiving Weapons Training To Keep Landmark SafeThe Golden Gate Bridge police force will continue to receive weapons training to ensure the security of the national landmark.
San Leandro Schools Closing Achievement Gap Between StudentsSan Leandro’s public school system has been recognized by the state superintendent for helping to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color on standardized tests.
Castle-Like Building Atop U.C. Berkeley Campus Reopens After RenovationA large castle-like building that sits above the Cal Stadium has re-opened following an 11 year effort. Bowles Hall is a unique live-learn community.

Eat.See.Play

5 Foods To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
Share Your Doggie Photos!It's #NationalDogDay and we're celebrating with your doggie pics on Facebook!
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...
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
Foodie Chap Takes A Ride On 'The Fig Rig' In SonomaChef John Toulze's latest venture with business partner Sondra Bernstein is a restaurant on wheels, The Fig Rig. The same place where Liam Mayclem met up with the two in Sonoma where they had their Foodie Chap chat!
Ask An East Bay Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall is the season for fashion trends to be defined. The Bay Area has its own spin on trends due to a mix of micro-climates and individuality. The fall will be a nod to simple '70s style with modern minimalist styling of clothing and jewelry.

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