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Golden Gate Bridge Snarled Due To Fatal CollisionOne northbound lane of the Golden Gate Bridge remains blocked Friday evening following a fatal motorcycle crash.
Horse, Groomers Test Positive For Methamphetamine At Golden Gate FieldsA thoroughbred horse and two groomers tested positive for methamphetamine at the Golden Gate Fields race track.
Alameda County Deputy Linked To Sex Scandal Fired; Faces Domestic Violence ChargesAn Alameda County Sheriff's deputy has been fired following his arrest for alleged domestic violence against wife – a deputy who also has been connected to the prostitute at the center of a sex scandal rocking Bay Area law enforcement.
Facebook Temporarily Went Offline And It's Unclear WhyThe social media network Facebook was down Friday afternoon.
San Jose Father Charged With Murder For Death Of Infant DaughterA San Jose father appeared in court on a murder charge Friday day for the death of his 6-week-old baby daughter, who died Friday morning from injuries he allegedly inflicted on her.
Federal Judge Refuses To Block State School Vaccination LawA federal judge won't immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious and personal beliefs.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Horse, Groomers Test Positive For Methamphetamine At Golden Gate FieldsA thoroughbred horse and two groomers tested positive for methamphetamine at the Golden Gate Fields race track.
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.

Politics

Horse, Groomers Test Positive For Methamphetamine At Golden Gate FieldsA thoroughbred horse and two groomers tested positive for methamphetamine at the Golden Gate Fields race track.
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.

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

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...
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.
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!

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