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Locator Beacon Leads Coast Guard Rescuers To Stranded Kite Surfer In SF Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer Saturday in San Francisco after the victim alerted them by using a personal locator beacon, according to Coast Guard officials. Around 4:50 p.m., [Read entire story]

Grass Fire Burns 45 Acres Near Hercules

HERCULES (CBS SF) — A grass and brush fire Sunday evening in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Hercules has burned about 45 acres and is 50 percent contained, a Cal Fire Battalion Chief said. The fire [Read entire story]

Video Shows Tiger Mauling Woman Who Left Car In Chinese Safari Park

BEIJING (CBS NEWS) — Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car in an enclosure, a Chinese state-run newspaper said. A tiger pounced [Read entire story]

2 Killed, 1 Hurt In Spate Of Oakland Shootings

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Three separate shootings early Sunday morning in Oakland killed two and sent a third victim to the hospital, police said. A male victim suffered a fatal gunshot wound at about 1:15 a.m. in the [Read entire story]

Thousands Of Homes Threatened, Evacuations Ordered As Cal Fire Crews Battle 2 Blazes

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP/BCN) — Crews on Sunday continued battling two major wildfires in Central and Southern California. The Soberanes Fire burning in Monterey County (CalFire/Twitter) SOBERANES FIRE (Big Sur) The [Read entire story]

A’s Sweep Rays In Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking home run off Erasmo Ramirez with one out in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Sunday and complete a [Read entire story]

CHP Seek Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run On Hwy 242 In Concord

CONCORD (CBS SF) — The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help to find a driver connected to a fatal hit-and-run early Sunday morning on a Concord highway, CHP officials said. Around 2:10 [Read entire story]

3 Suspects Caught Casing Cars By Fremont Police Arrested For Attempted Burglary

FREMONT (CBS SF) — Alert police detectives with the Fremont Police Department assisted officers in arresting three men who were attempting to burglarize a car Thursday in a Fremont parking lot, according to [Read entire story]

Under Fire, Democratic Party Chairwoman To Resign After Convention

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — Debbie Wasserman Schultz is resigning under pressure as Democratic Party chairwoman, a stunning leadership shakeup as party officials gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton. [Read entire story]

Man Dies After Early-Morning Stabbing In Downtown San Jose

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Police are investigating a homicide after a man who was found suffering from a stab wound in downtown San Jose early Sunday morning died, according to police. Around 1:46 a.m., officers [Read entire story]

In Depth: Airbnb Sues City Of San Francisco Over Rental Regulation

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings [Read entire story]

Oyster Recovery Projects Bring Calls For Government Investment In SF Bay And Nationwide

LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Oysters were once so abundant in New Jersey that vacationers would clamber off trains, wade into the water and pluck handfuls to roast for dinner. Their colonies piled so high [Read entire story]

1 Killed In Rollover Crash On Monterey Highway

MORGAN HILL (CBS SF) — A car crashed, rolled over and sheared a power pole on the Monterey Highway near Morgan Hill early Sunday morning. One person died in the accident. The driver-side doors were crushed inward. [Read entire story]

Healy Homer Caps 9th-Inning Rally, A’s Beat Rays 4-3

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Ryon Healy was so focused on getting to second base the A’s rookie didn’t realize he had hit a game-ending home run until he looked up and saw third base coach Ron Washington [Read entire story]

Burned Body Found As Wildfire Burns Near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A burned body was found Saturday at the scene of a brushfire north of Los Angeles that has scorched 31 square miles and prompted the evacuation of 1,500 homes, authorities said. The body was [Read entire story]

Uber Driver Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges

EAST PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Redwood City-based Uber driver was arrested Saturday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger as he was giving her a ride home from Palo Alto, police said. Rodolf Vjerdha, [Read entire story]

Oakland Police Officer Injured In Shooting

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An Oakland police officer was injured Saturday night after she was targeted by a shooter, authorities said. Oakland police spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson said that shortly before 9:30 p.m. an [Read entire story]

Actress Brie Larson To Take On ‘Captain Marvel’ Role

SAN DIEGO, CA (CBS SF/AP) – Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero. Disney and Marvel announced Saturday at Comic-Con that Larson will star in “Captain Marvel” as the [Read entire story]

Out-Of-Control Wildfires Near Big Sur, Santa Clarita Threaten Thousands Of Homes

BIG SUR (CBS/AP) — Wildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California’s scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for exotic [Read entire story]

Giants Beat Yankees 2-1 in 12 Innings, Stop Skid

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) — Mac Williamson homered in the fifth inning and hit a tie-breaking single in the 12th, lifting San Francisco over the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday for the Giants’ first victory since the [Read entire story]