Latest Bay Area News

Afeni Shakur Davis, Mother Of Tupac, Dies In Marin CountyRenowned music artist Tupac Shakur’s mother has passed away in Marin County late Monday night, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s office.
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.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands Safely In Arizona After Leaving Bay AreaA solar-powered plane has landed in suburban Phoenix after a flight from California on the latest leg of its round-the-world journey.
San Francisco Says Goodbye To Alamo Square...For NowSan Francisco's popular and scenic Alamo Square will close next week for a seven-month renovation project
Scavangers 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.
Atherton Considers Selling Naming Rights To Pay For New Civic CenterThe wealthy city of Atherton is considering selling the naming rights from everything from street names to park benches.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Despite 2 Homers From Khris Davis, A's Fall To MarinersThe Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Monday night.
Giants Rally, Defeat Reds In Cueto's Return To CincyThe San Francisco Giants rallied against Cincinnati Red's historically bad bullpen, winning 9-6 Monday night.
Ex-Giant Pablo Sandoval To Have Surgery, Likely Out For SeasonBoston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval was set to undergo surgery on his left shoulder and will face a long rehabilitation period which will likely end his 2016 season.
Former 49er, Raider Stubblefield Charged With Raping Disabled WomanFormer 49ers and Raiders defensive tackle Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a disabled woman a year ago, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office.
A's, Giants To Attend Tim Lincecum Showcase FridayTwo-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum will pitch for major league clubs in a showcase event Friday as he attempts to make a comeback from hip surgery last year.
This Week In Golf: Brian Stuard Wins Playoff At Shortened Zurich ClassicBrian Stuard birdied the second playoff hole to win the Zurich Classic, his first Tour title, at the rain-soaked TPC Louisiana.

Politics

Atherton Considers Selling Naming Rights To Pay For New Civic CenterThe wealthy city of Atherton is considering selling the naming rights from everything from street names to park benches.
Judge Condemns Police Sting Targeting Gay Men In Long BeachOn Friday, a Los Angeles County judge condemned sting operations by Long Beach police targeting gay men at public restrooms.
CSU Students Rally, March To Protest Proposed Tuition IncreasesStudents at CSU campuses across California protested Monday to demand a halt to tuition increases.
Gov. Jerry Brown Rips Florida Governor Over ‘Silly’ Attempt To Lure JobsCalifornia's governor is ripping into Florida Gov. Rick Scott and his latest effort to try to convince companies to move to Florida.
‘This Free Life’ Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets LGBT Young AdultsA new anti-smoking campaign hopes to convince hundreds of thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young adults not to light up.
John Kasich Says Gay People 'Probably' Born That Way At San Francisco EventRepublican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday that gay people are "probably" born that way, conceding that view during a testy exchange with a gay voter at a California event.

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.
Scavangers 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

Tesla Expanding Operations With Over 1 Million Square Feet Of Space In LivermoreTesla Motors is expanding into Livermore as the electric car maker ramps up production on two new models.
Lake Tahoe's Water A Little Bit Murkier Than Last YearLake Tahoe’s water is a little bit murkier than it was last year, and the current drought could have something to do with it.
Ocean Robot Developed In Palo Alto To Explore Unseen DepthsBay Area researchers are at the forefront of better understanding the ocean, and a robot developed in Palo Alto will help them explore what hasn’t yet been seen, nearly three miles down.
Grass Getting Greener For San Jose Youth Soccer Players With 7 New FieldsThe grass is looking a little greener for youth soccer players in San Jose, with construction on seven new fields set for next year.
Final Moments Of 8-Year-Old’s Life Brings Jurors To TearsA prosecutor’s verbal sketch of the final moments of little Alaysha Carradine’s life brought tears to the eyes of several jurors Monday during closing arguments at the trial of the man accused of killing her.
3 Earth-Sized Planets Found Orbiting Dwarf Star Just 40-Light-Years AwayAstronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.

Eye On The Bay

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...
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.
Foodie Chap With Chef Jerry James StoneStone is an American food blogger, vegetarian chef, activist, and internet personality, known for simple gourmet recipes, advocacy for a sustainable food and wine movement, and as a social media personality.
Best Baseball And Softball Fields In The Bay AreaDig out your favorite mitt, or break in a new one. It's the season for getting onto a baseball or softball field for some practice.
Best Bars With Jukeboxes In The Bay AreaBars around the Bay Area are increasingly converting to Internet jukeboxes. But there are still places with older models that will play actual CDs or records, and many of these bars have plenty of entertainment options in addition to great tunes.

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