That’s the question as we draw closer to when the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is supposed to open. Bad bolts have dealt a heavy blow to public trust of the new bridge. The partial collapse of the eastern span in 1989 led to construction of the new bridge with its “lifeline” designation – meaning it is designed to quickly reopen following a major earthquake.
KPIX 5 News will broadcast “The New Bay Bridge: Is it Safe?” on Saturday, June 22 at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. In addition, the special will be re-broadcast on Saturday June 29 at 5 p.m. on KPIX 5 and 7:30 p.m. on KBCW-TV 44 Cable 12.
Longtime Bay Area television and radio personality Jerry Graham died on Monday, a day before his 79th birthday.
On the eve of a U.S. Supreme Court hearing over California’s Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban, a newly released KPIX-TV poll finds a majority of the state’s residents support gay marriage and believe the nation’s high court should overturn the law forbidding it.
The field is set, the brackets are filled out, and March Madness is finally upon us! The tournament will air on several networks, but here is the schedule for games airing on KPIX 5…
A newly-released KPIX poll finds that while a majority of residents in San Francisco and San Jose think their communities are fairing pretty well, those who live in Oakland have a negative view of the city in which they reside and its leadership.
Elizabeth Cook has been named co-anchor for the 11pm news on KPIX 5, effective immediately. She will also co-anchor the Monday-through-Friday 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts with Allen Martin, as well as the 10 p.m. news on sister station KBCW (The CW 44/Cable 12) with Ken Bastida.
KPIX-TV will present a live primetime special, “A Super Night on the New Bay Bridge,” on Sunday night immediately following Super Bowl XLVII and a special post-game episode of the CBS hit drama “Elementary.”
CBS 5 sportscasters Dennis O’Donnell and Vern Glenn will be webcasting live Monday through Friday nights from 7:30 to 8 p.m. from the hottest sights in New Orleans on cbsSF.com.
Ben Williams, a retired KPIX-TV staffer who was one of the first African-American television reporters in the nation, has died at the age of 85.