Latest Bay Area News

Donald Trump Gets Diverse Bay Area Support Despite Rhetoric Next month’s election will push Trump over the finish line, and clinch the GOP nomination.
Bystanders Rescue Alameda Officer From Burning Patrol Car An injured Alameda police officer was rescued from his burning patrol car by several bystanders after a hit-and-run accident, authorities said.
Small Early Morning Quake Rattles Oakland ZooA 2.5-magnitude earthquake rattled the animals at the Oakland Zoo early Wednesday morning.
Prince Was Set To Meet With Mill Valley Addiction SpecialistPrince's representatives arranged for the musician to meet a Mill Valley doctor to help him kick an addiction to painkillers shortly before his death, according to a newspaper report published Wednesday.
Man Dangling Off I-80 In San Francisco Talked Back From Ledge By CHPCalifornia Highway Patrol officers talked a man off the edge of a freeway overpass in San Francisco on Tuesday night, CHP officials said.
California Marijuana Legalization Measure Has 600,000 SignaturesBackers of a marijuana legalization initiative say they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the California ballot this November.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Jim Nantz On Wells Fargo Championship: ‘Has A Big-Time Feel To It’CBS Sports anchor Jim Nantz looks at the Wells Fargo Championship and the venerable Quail Hollow Club, which hosts golf's best this week.
Sharks Fall To Predators In Game 3The Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Tuesday night to cut the series deficit to 2-1.
Gray Gives Up 7 Runs, Mariners Trounce A'sSeattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Tuesday night.
Without Curry, Warriors Take 2-0 Lead Against Trail BlazersThe Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2 of the playoff series Tuesday night.
Giants Rally Late To Defeat RedsSan Francisco Giants rallied for two runs in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds for a 3-1 victory Tuesday night.
49ers Dispute Rent Payments At Levi's Stadium, File For ArbitrationA dispute over rent payments at Levi’s Stadium has prompted the San Francisco 49ers to file for arbitration to enforce a lease agreement the team says allows it to pay a lower rent.

Politics

Donald Trump Gets Diverse Bay Area Support Despite Rhetoric Next month’s election will push Trump over the finish line, and clinch the GOP nomination.
California Marijuana Legalization Measure Has 600,000 SignaturesBackers of a marijuana legalization initiative say they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the California ballot this November.
Gov. Rick Scott Tries To Lure California Companies To Florida With Low Minimum WageFlorida Governor Rick Scott is attempting to lure California companies to Florida by highlighting his state's low minimum wage.
San Francisco Police Chief Cancels Public Appearance After Day Of Protests Against HimSan Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr cancelled a planned public appearance with Public Defender Jeff Adachi Tuesday evening after a day of protests calling for him to leave his job.
'Nonprofit' Stanford Hospital Among Top U.S. Hospitals Profiting Off PatientsStanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto and Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento are two of the most profitable U.S. hospitals, yet both hospitals carry the "nonprofit" designation.
San Jose Considers Offering $1,000 Reward For Tips On Graffiti, Illegal DumpingThe San Jose City Council on Tuesday is considering $1,000 rewards for residents who report vandalism and illegal dumping in the South Bay.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

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.
Some Ride-Share Service Drivers Owe Hefty Fees For Business LicensesThousands of Uber and Lyft drivers say they are being blind-sided after learning they owe hundreds and in some cases thousands of dollars for business licenses.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Donald Trump Gets Diverse Bay Area Support Despite Rhetoric Next month’s election will push Trump over the finish line, and clinch the GOP nomination.
Slumping Ping Pong, Foosball Table Sales Could Point To Silicon Valley SlowdownThe tables may be turning in Silicon Valley, as slumping sales of ping pong and foosball tables point to a slowdown, according to the San Jose man who provides them to much of the tech industry.
Tree In SF Backyard May Be Granted Landmark Status, Despite Homeowner Wanting To Chop It DownThe fate of a tall and slender pine tree in the backyard of a San Francisco house at the center of a dispute among neighbors is now in the hands of the Board of Supervisors.
Uber, Alibaba Partnering To Expand Ride-Hailing Service To ChinaRide-hailing service Uber and the online payments unit of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group are expanding a partnership to allow Chinese travelers to summon and pay for a car anywhere Uber operates.
Groceries Coming To Southern Marin With Target Store OpeningA Marin City shopping center that has struggled for years with vacant storefronts has just signed a deal to have Target come in as an anchor tenant.
Whoopi Goldberg Joins Medical Pot Business With Items Geared Towards Women A San Francisco cannabis club is among the first to sell medical marijuana products designed especially for women by Whoopi Goldberg.

Eye On The Bay

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.
Big Time Chefs & Celebrities Headline BottleRock's Culinary StageCelebrity Chefs Gordon Ramsay, Tyler Florence & Masaharu Morimoto...the list of names get bigger and better appearing on the culinary stage at this year's BottleRock Napa Valley festival...

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