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Speller Lena Greenberg (L) and Nicholas Rushlow (R) celebrate after she correctly spelled her word during round 7 of the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

KPIX 5, KCBS Radio Team Up To Host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee

The road to Washington D.C. and the title of the nation’s top speller goes through Pier 39 for a field of elite students hoping to represent the Bay Area on a national stage.

02/26/2014

A bank robbery suspect is taken down by SFPD in front of the KPIX building. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Bank Robbery Suspect Tackled In Front Of KPIX Building

KPIX 5 cameras caught a bank robbery suspect being chased down and tackled right in front of our building on Battery street in San Francisco Thursday afternoon.

12/27/2013

FFBAF

Food For Bay Area Families Raises More Than $2 Million

Thank you to everyone in the Bay Area who donated to Food for Bay Area Families this holiday season. Your generosity is helping to feed thousands of people in need.

12/23/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As BART Strike Lingers, KPIX 5 Poll Finds Riders Want Cooling-Off Period Ordered

As negotiators for Bay Area Rapid Transit and its unions were back at the bargaining table Wednesday night hoping to end a strike that has snarled the region’s commutes for days, a newly released KPIX 5 poll found almost twice as many people think BART management has made a better case than have the unions.

07/03/2013

New Bay Bridge

The New Bay Bridge: Is It Safe?

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.

06/22/2013

Eastbound Lanes of New Bay Bridge

The New Bay Bridge: Is It Safe?

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.

06/12/2013

Broadcaster Jerry Graham died in his Santa Cruz home on April 29, 2013, one day before his 79th birthday. (Jefferson Graham)

Former KPIX Personality, Broadcaster Jerry Graham Dies At 78

Longtime Bay Area television and radio personality Jerry Graham died on Monday, a day before his 79th birthday.

05/01/2013

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KPIX Poll: Californians Support Gay Marriage, Want Prop. 8 Overturned

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.

03/25/2013

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Final Four College Basketball Programming Schedule For KPIX 5

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…

03/20/2013

Members of the Oakland Police Crime Scene Investigation Unit.  (Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Residents Fear Crime, Have Negative View Of City

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.

03/04/2013

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