Latest Bay Area News

Brothers Charged With Murder In Parents' Deaths Set For PrelimTwo brothers are scheduled for a preliminary examination Monday on charges of murder in the deaths of their parents found in an Evergreen neighborhood in San Jose last week.
Gwyneth Paltrow Promotes Goop Pop-Up Shop Grand Opening In San FranciscoA Goop pop-up shop in San Francisco was mobbed with fans eager to meet actress Gwyneth Paltrow and buy the products she says she uses.
Burlingame Company Promotes Disconnecting In 'Phone Free' ZonesIn their attachment to their smartphones, the students at Mercy High in Burlingame, California are typical teenagers. But when they enter Mr. Offield's English class, the phones get locked into little bags, which can't be opened until class is over.
Concord Dental Assistant Accused Of Molesting Young Girls Pleads Not GuiltyA Concord dental assistant accused of molesting young girls pleaded not guilty Thursday in a Martinez courtroom to 12 different charges, prosecutors said.
Severe Lightning Storm In Oakley Damages Home, Hospitalizes OneA low pressure system approaching the coast spun a volatile mixture of thunder, lightning and a downpour into Oakley area early Thursday morning.
East Bay Rep. DeSaulnier Reveals Leukemia DiagnosisA longtime East Bay politician announced Thursday that he has been battling a chronic form of leukemia.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Oakland Native Marshawn Lynch Officially Retires From NFLThe Seattle Seahawks placed running back Marshawn Lynch on the NFL's reserve/retired list on Thursday.
How I'd Bet $100 On The Kentucky DerbyHandicappers will call Nyquist - the favorite in this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby - a bad bet because he will offer little value at odds that could go as low as 2-1.
Curry Held Out Of Practice; Out For Game 3Stephen Curry did not practice Thursday with the Golden State Warriors and is unlikely to play in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals at Portland.
Caitlyn Jenner To Pose Nude For Sports Illustrated CoverShe will reportedly be wearing "nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal"...
Warriors' Curry Gets Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment To Speed Knee RecoveryIn an effort to speed up his recovery, Curry received platelet-rich plasma treatment on his ailing right knee.
A's Bullpen Falters As Oakland Loses Another 1-Run GameOn a day the Athletics grabbed a big lead and got to nemesis Felix Hernandez, they still couldn't pull out a victory.

Politics

East Bay Rep. DeSaulnier Reveals Leukemia DiagnosisA longtime East Bay politician announced Thursday that he has been battling a chronic form of leukemia.
Jamba Juice Moving Headquarters From Emeryville To TexasKnown for their fruit smoothies, Jamba Juice announced Thursday that it plans to move the company’s headquarters from the Bay Area to a suburb of Dallas, Texas.
House Speaker Paul Ryan Refuses To Back Donald TrumpHouse Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president.
Donald Trump Responds To Rolling Stones Request To Pull Their Music"We have the rights to use them. I always buy the rights." Trump said...
Cupertino Mayor Accuses Apple Of ‘Abuse’ For Paying Low Taxes To CityThe Mayor of Cupertino is criticizing Apple, saying one of the world’s most valuable companies pays too little in taxes as the infrastructure in its hometown crumbles.
Marijuana Legalization Gets Early Support Among Bay Area VotersA majority of Bay Area residents polled support Lt. Governor Newsom's state initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Fines Over Permits Piling Up For Academy Of Art In San FranciscoIf you live or work in San Francisco, it's hard to miss the Academy of Art.
LSD Micro-Doses Unleash Creativity, Problem-Solving For Bay Area ProfessionalsA growing number of Bay Area professionals are taking tiny doses of LSD to ramp up their job performance and stoke their problem-solving abilities.
Scavengers May Be Only People Profiting In Current Recycling MarketIn the dead of night, five nights a week, a man we'll call "Daniel" goes to work at a San Francisco Dumpster.
Weight Of Cheap Commodities Crushing North Bay Recycling CompanyFor 60 years, Joe Garbarino has been moving Marin’s trash, and for many of those years he could do it at a healthy profit. Not any more.
Bay Area Woman Survives Terrifying Free Fall From Zip Line In MexicoA Bay Area woman is recovering from what she describes as a harrowing near death escape while zip lining in Mexico.
California Farm Use Of Oilfield Waste Water Prompts Food-Safety InquirySome popular California-grown fruits and nuts are irrigated with waste water from oilfields. No one has been checking if the practice is actually safe -- until now.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Marijuana Legalization Gets Early Support Among Bay Area VotersA majority of Bay Area residents polled support Lt. Governor Newsom's state initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
$10K Reward Offered In 2013 Berkeley Hills MurderUC Berkeley police are offering a $10,000 reward for information in the 2013 murder of an aspiring paramedic at a lookout on Grizzly Peak, the victim’s family said Wednesday.
Massive Wind Farm Project May Be Allowed To Kill Eagles Without Breaking LawThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to seek public comments on whether to allow what could be the biggest wind farm in the U.S. to kill a limited number of bald and golden eagles without breaking the law, the agency announced Wednesday.
$5 Adoptions! Big Dogs Piling Up At East Bay Animal SheltersBig dogs are creating crowded conditions at Contra Costa County animal shelters, and shelter officials are hoping some animal lovers will take advantage of a special offer to adopt them.
Hulu To Live-Stream Sports, News In 2017Hulu will offer a live-streaming service in 2017 that will offer a mix of cable and broadcast programming as well as news, sports and events.
Cheese Overload: U.S. Sitting On 1.2 Billion PoundsAn abundance of milk in Europe, combined with high demand in the United States is adding up to a cheese surplus in America.

Eye On The Bay

Best Open Mic Comedy Shows In San FranciscoSan Francisco is no stranger to comedy. Open mic nights are one of the best ways to see new talent and get a good laugh or grumble. Here are some of the best open mic comedy shows in San Francisco that will get you laughing without the expensive cover charge.
Best Wine Tasting Bars In San FranciscoSan Francisco wine bars are welcoming spots offering enjoyment beyond pure wine tasting. Most wine bars highlight their kitchens as well, pairing cheese plates, flatbreads and tapas with wine recommendations. Monthly wine events enhance the wine bar experience.
Best Ways To Celebrate National Star Wars Day In The Bay AreaSan Francisco Bay Area connections to Lucasfilms and Star Wars runs deep. Explore some of these connections on Star Wars Day, "always pass on what you have learned" and May the Fourth be with you.
Alice@97.3's Sarah & Vinnie Morning Show Celebrates 'Star Wars' DaySarah and Vinnie, Alice@97.3's morning show took things to another level! Check out their Star Wars videos using J.J. Abrams' Action Movie smart phone app...
Classic Southern Recipes For Your Next PartyLooking for a dash of southern flavor? Try these recipes from Mary Alice Monroe, author of "A Lowcountry Wedding."
Best Places To Buy Golf Clothes In San FranciscoWith golf courses like Olympic Club, Presidio and Lincoln, you not only have to have the right equipment but you need to be dressed properly. Golf apparel can vary in style and functionality. Here are the places to buy golf clothes that will help you get the most out of your game, while being fashionable at the same time.

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