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Kern County farmer Tom Frantz captured these images of dumping at a Vintage Production fracking site. (Tom Frantz)

Oil Company Caught Illegally Dumping Fracking Discharge In Central Valley

For the first time, California has penalized an oil company over illegal fracking activity after the discovery of a video showing wrongful dumping of the fracking discharge.

11/26/2013

A dog has a DNA sample taken in a laboratory. (CBS)

NorCal Lab Analyzing Animal DNA In Murder Investigations

A Northern California laboratory is providing crucial evidence in murder investigations using DNA extracted from the pets of crime victims.

11/08/2013

The schoolhouse used for filming Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds". (CBS)

‘The Birds’ House Hosting Halloween Fundraiser

VIDEO: KPIX 5′s Allen Martin got a rare look inside the famous schoolhouse

10/25/2013

Leon Panetta. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Interview: Monterey’s Leon Panetta On Public Service, Bin Laden, Congress Inaction

After spending 16 years in congress, along with stints as director of the Office of Management and Budget, White House Chief of Staff, CIA Director, and – most recently – Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta says it has been “a hell of a ride, as they say, for the son of Italian immigrants.”

04/02/2013

GLAAD Manhattan Summer Event

Singer Martha Wash Receives Honored For HIV/AIDS Fundraising

Martha Wash was a guest on CBS 5′s Bay Sunday to talk about her Lifetime Achievement Award and her many fundraising efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

11/30/2012

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Colorado Massacre Prompts Renewed Push For California ‘Bullet Button’ Law

The Colorado movie massacre could mean major changes for gun owners in California. State Senator Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, who introduced a gun control bill after watching a CBS 5 investigation, is about to make that bill much tougher.

08/06/2012

An image from the film Olive (Olivethemovie.com)

Closer Look: Shot On Cellphone, ‘Olive’ Poised To Change Film Industry

A newly released independent movie is making headlines and the buzz is not due to star power or studio cash.

12/20/2011

First Look At 'Gears Of War 3'

A Closer Look: Art Community Takes An Interest In Video Games

Video games may not be regarded as by the general public as art, but that view may be about to change. The National Endowment for the Arts announced that it will make funding available for the creation of video games beginning next year.

KPIX 5–06/09/2011

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Microloans Help Bay Area Businesses

Jeremy Sowers’ barbecue business is thriving thanks to a special recipe, hard work, and a type of loan more common in developing countries than here in the U.S.

KPIX 5–09/13/2010