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Violence Plagues Large San Jose Homeless EncampmentThere’s a reason Sergio Estrada keeps a ladder in his backyard.
Special Ed Students Given Bleach Solution Through Feeding Tubes At Fresno SchoolSchool officials in the central California city of Fresno say they're investigating how two special-education children were given a bleach solution through their feeding tubes.
Authorities Warn Ransomware Now Top Cybercrime ThreatEuropean police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft.
17 Million Twitter Reactions During Most-Watched Debate In U.S. HistoryIt wasn't just a record number of TV viewers who were checking out Monday night's the presidential debate. Social media was abuzz, too.

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Loma Fire In Santa Cruz Mountains Grows To 2,250 Acres; Audio ExcerptA wildfire has grown to 2,250 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains of southern Santa Clara County since Monday afternoon, destroying one home, damaging another and leading to hundreds of evacuations, according to Cal Fire.
Giants Rout Rockies To Stay In Wild Card Hunt; Audio ExcerptBuster Posey’s 1,000th hit came on a home run that bounced off the top of the wall and over. The fan who grabbed the souvenir ball gladly returned it, and Posey offered a bat in trade. Hunter Pence went deep one batter after Posey in the fifth inning during a 19-hit night for San Francisco, and the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 12-3 on Tuesday.
Palo Alto Approves Plan For $15 Minimum Wage; Audio ExcerptOn Monday, Palo Alto hopped on a regional bandwagon when city officials agreed to raise the local minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019. Local officials and businesses express differing opinions on the plan's impact on the area.
Tim Tebow Hits Home Run On First Pitch He Sees; Audio ExcerptTim Tebow saw his first pitch as a member of the New York Mets organization and he took it the other way for a home run. The home run came off Cardinals left-handed prospect John Kilichowski in the instructional league game. Tebow is the oldest player in the league at 29 years old.
Crews Battle To Slow Spread Of Loma FireMaria Medina reports on cooler weather aiding firefighter efforts to control Loma Fire (9-28-2016)
Tiny San Francisco Shop May Be Smaller Than Your ClosetAn artist's ceramic shop in San Francisco's Mission District is only 36 square feet, but her online footprint is large. Betty Yu reports.
Deadly Police Shooting Near San Diego Sparks ProtestsProtests erupted in a suburb of San Diego Tuesday night following the deadly shooting of an African-American man by a police officer. (9/28/16)

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On The Rise: Matthew Fitzpatrick And European Tour's Next GenerationMatthew Fitzpatrick, part of the European Tour's next generation of stars, is learning to play in America, including at the 2016 Ryder Cup.
Pro Skateboarder Brian Anderson Comes OutThe 40-year-old Anderson says he once was terrified that someone in the skateboarding community would discover his sexuality...
Musicians Team Up for NFL Team T-shirt LineMusicians taking part include Eminem, Diplo, Fall Out Boy, Goo Goo Dolls, Jason Mraz and OneRepublic.
WWE-NFL Connection: Big E’s Friend Plays For Giants, Is HilariousAdam Gettis, guard for the New York Giants, used to talk wrestling with Big E, Ettore Ewen, when they were teammates at Iowa.

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Oakland Scrambles To Install Functional Park Surveillance CamerasThe city of Oakland has promised to install a new surveillance system in Cesar Chavez Park to replace one that has been non-operational.
Napa Valley Vintner Brings Robotics To Winemaking ProcessWith harvest season underway in Wine Country, one vineyard is using robots to help make the perfect bottle.
Homeland Security Wants To Shut Down South Bay UniversitySeveral colleges in California have recently been caught abusing the system. KPIX 5 has learned Homeland Security wants to shut another one down.
Child Sex-Trafficking Safe House In East Bay Used By Pimps As Recruiting CenterAn Alameda County Social Services' assessment center in Hayward - where sex-trafficking victims are first taken to safety - are being used by pimps to recruit other victims.

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Special Ed Students Given Bleach Solution Through Feeding Tubes At Fresno SchoolSchool officials in the central California city of Fresno say they're investigating how two special-education children were given a bleach solution through their feeding tubes.
Martin Shkreli Auctions Off Chance To Punch Him In The FaceEmbattled pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli is giving some people what they want - a chance to punch him in the face.
San Francisco Looks To Build Housing For Its TeachersOne day after Governor Brown signed a bill allowing it, the San Francisco school district is looking to build housing for its employees.
Guilty Plea Expected In Bizarre Vallejo Kidnapping CaseA former U.S. Marine is expected to plead guilty to kidnapping on Thursday morning in a bizarre case that led to a lawsuit against Vallejo police for falsely accusing the two victims of faking their own abduction, according to court filings.

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McDonald’s Japan Unveils Chocolate Pumpkin FriesForget the Starbuck's Pumpkin Spice Latte, McDonald's in Japan features Chocolate Pumpkin French Fries, reports Alice@97.3!
Foodie Chap Visits Chef John Griffiths At Bluestem BrasserieLiam met with Chef Griffiths at Bluestem for their Foodie Chap chat, where really good food and conviviality go hand in hand. Enjoy the conversation and the delish recipe here...
Best Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In The Bay AreaOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with tons of information to highlight not only the disease and the lives it affects, but also the opportunities to join in the efforts for education, research and funding. Awareness is a start to finding a cure to breast cancer one day soon.
Eat.See.Play Weekend Guide: September 23-25The forecast is looking to huge warm-up and looks perfect for being out and about. A perfect time to Eat.See.Play in the Bay!

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