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Soberanes Fire Near Big Sur Grows To 23,500 AcresNearly 3,000 firefighters are battling a wildfire in Monterey County that has increased to 23,500 acres as of Tuesday evening, Cal Fire officials said.
Driver Dies In Fiery 880 Tanker Truck Crash In San LeandroAt least one person has died after a tanker truck crashed and burst into flames Wednesday morning on Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro.
8 Hikers Rescued From Soberanes Wildfire After Being Stranded For 5 DaysFor at least five days, eight hikers were stranded in a forest inside the Soberanes wildfire.
San Francisco Cop Arrested For Manufacturing, Possessing Assault RifleA San Francisco police officer was arrested Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing and possessing an AR-15 style assault rifle .
32-Year-Old Man Dies After Pittsburg Police Officers Handcuff HimA 32-year-old man who was apprehended at a residence by Pittsburg police following a brief vehicle and foot pursuit died after being handcuffed.
Major League Soccer All-Stars To Play Against Arsenal In San JoseMajor League Soccer All-Star players have descended on San Jose to play against London's Arsenal team.

Sports Headlines & Scores

Durant Shines In New Home, Team USA Routs ChinaCheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the floor.
Cain Hits Better Than He Pitches As Giants Defeat RedsMatt Cain pitched into the sixth inning after hitting his first home run in four years, and the Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuesday night.
Gray's 8 Strikeouts Lift A's Past RangersThe A's won for the fourth time in five games.
Major League Soccer All-Stars To Play Against Arsenal In San JoseMajor League Soccer All-Star players have descended on San Jose to play against London's Arsenal team.
John Madden To Induct Raider Quarterback Stabler Into Hall Of FameOakland Raiders great Ken Stabler will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame by his coach and Hall of Famer in his own right John Madden, according to a team announcement Thursday.
Delta Swimmers, Pets Warned To Stay Out Of Water Due To Toxic Algae BloomThe dog days of summer are going to be pretty tough for folks trying to cool off in the Discovery Bay. The water is contaminated with toxic algae bloom.

Politics

San Francisco Cop Arrested For Manufacturing, Possessing Assault RifleA San Francisco police officer was arrested Tuesday for allegedly manufacturing and possessing an AR-15 style assault rifle .
Muslim Civil Liberties Group Publishes Caller's Islamophobic MessageThe San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations posted online an Islamophobic voicemail they got on Sunday.
Clinton Clinches Historic Nomination For PresidentWith the votes earned in its primary, South Dakota pushed Hillary Clinton passed the 2,383 votes needed to become the first woman Tuesday to officially claim a major party’s nomination for president.
Bernie Supporter Susan Sarandon Had 'The Worst Time' At DNCBernie Sanders supporter and actress Susan Sarandon was caught on camera shaking her head in apparent disapproval during Monday's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Oakland Looks To Form Independent Police Commission In Wake Of Department ScandalsOakland may soon be taking a page from San Francisco with the creation of its own independent police commission that would have access to all police records, investigate alleged misconduct and be able to discipline and fire officers and the chief.
North Bay Town Feeling 'Berned' After Sanders Rally Leaves $23,000 In Unpaid BillsDespite early assurances from the Sanders campaign, their response to the Cloverdale's attempts to collect on an invoice is starting to sound like 'the runaround.'

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Shellfish Stickum Inspires Cal Scientists To Create New Surgical GlueUC Berkeley scientists observing how mussels attach themselves to submarine surfaces have developed a new surgical glue.
Fewer 16-Year-Old Drivers Hitting California's Roads Than Just 15 Years AgoTeenagers aren’t taking to the roads like they used to.
Napa Car Dealership Closure Leaves Customers in LimboAbout 100 customers of a now-closed car dealership in Napa say they’ve been unable to register their new cars, or are still listed as the owners of cars they traded-in, because the dealership failed to file appropriate notices and fees with the DMV.
High-Tech Realtors Take Prospective Home Buyers On Virtual Reality TourBay Area realtors are turning to Silicon Valley virtual reality company Matterport to help sell properties to international buyers.
Environmental Coalition Calls For Ban On Oilfield Wastewater IrrigationA coalition of environmental groups is calling for a moratorium on new permits for irrigation of food crops with oilfield wastewater.
San Francisco Home Buyers Get Publicly Shamed For Evicting TenantsHousing rights protesters are targeting homeowners - using an increasingly common tactic - to fight evictions.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Bernie Supporter Susan Sarandon Had 'The Worst Time' At DNCBernie Sanders supporter and actress Susan Sarandon was caught on camera shaking her head in apparent disapproval during Monday's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Oakland Looks To Form Independent Police Commission In Wake Of Department ScandalsOakland may soon be taking a page from San Francisco with the creation of its own independent police commission that would have access to all police records, investigate alleged misconduct and be able to discipline and fire officers and the chief.
California Colleges Required To Do More To Address Sex Harassment Allegations Under New LawColleges and universities are going to have to do more to address sexual harassment allegations on campus after a new bill signed into law added to the pressure.
Massive Wildfire Puts Brakes On Peak Travel Season In Big Sur AreaIf you were planning on camping in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park this week, think again.
Living With Your Ex Now Easier Than Ever With New California LawIn a rental and real estate market as expensive as the Bay Area’s, who can afford to manage two households—especially after a divorce?
Jet Exhaust Pollution Prompts Push For Airplane Population ControlThe Environmental Protection Agency has declared that jet engine exhaust is a danger to public health by contributing to climate change.

Eye On The Bay

Best Biscuits And Gravy In The Bay AreaThe Bay Area has several restaurants who make biscuits and gravy quite well, sometimes with an unusual twist to the standard recipe.
Best Flea Markets Near San FranciscoWith no shortage of treasures to be found, flea markets are the perfect spot for shoppers looking to score a bargain. Here are five of the best flea markets near San Francisco.
Best Craft Shows In The Bay AreaHere's a preview of five of the best upcoming arts and crafts shows in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Foodie Chap With Winemaker Joe Harden of Robert Mondavi WineryJoe Harden and Liam Mayclem met recently for their Foodie Chap chat and talked basketball and wine and the legacy of "MAESTRO" Mondavi as the winery celebrates its 50th anniversary...
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In The Bay AreaSwimming outside is one of the most idyllic ways to enjoy a summer afternoon. Here are five top Bay Area lake, river and beach outdoor swimming spots.
Best Old School Arcades In San FranciscoSan Francisco offers an impressive variety of places where you can rekindle your youth and re-experience the joys of the arcade. There are several excellent venues around the city that offer old-school games, some dating as far back as the early 20th century.

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