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Cell Phones

ConsumerWatch: Keeping Your Cellphone Number PrivateIt's common to give out your cellphone number but you may want to keep it as private as your social security number, says KPIX consumer reporter Julie Watts. (5-10-18)
Bay Area High School Is Helping Students Ditch Cellphones In The ClassroomA high school in San Anselmo has students parking their cellphones upon entering the classroom. John Ramos reports. (4/24/18)
More Californians Texting While Driving Than EverA new study says people are not getting the message about texting and driving. Jackie Ward reports that some of the worst culprits are in California.

General

Families Submit DNA Samples To Help Crack Unsolved Missing Persons CasesInvestigators in San Mateo County are asking families to come forward with DNA samples to try to crack some of their oldest missing persons cases. Devin Fehely met one family hoping for closure.
More Californians Texting While Driving Than EverA new study says people are not getting the message about texting and driving. Jackie Ward reports that some of the worst culprits are in California.
$1 Bird Scooters Pop Up In San Francisco And San JoseBird scooters hit the streets without much notice. Public officials aren't thrilled. Maria Medina reports. (3/28/18)

Internet

Golden State Killer Search Puts Focus on Genealogy WebsitesThe arrest of Joseph DeAngelo is raising questions about the power of DNA-matching web services. Maria Medina reports. (4-27-18)
Meet Alicia Jay, Creator Of 'Tall Swag'Black Renaissance's Roqui Theus gets style advice for women with the 'gift of height' from Alicia Jay, creator of the blog 'Tall Swag.'
Facebook Funds Campaign To Block Data Privacy Ballot MeasureFacebook contributed $200,000 to fight the California Consumer Privacy Act and has given millions more to legislators. Julie Watts reports. (3/28/18)

Social Media

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Goes To WashingtonFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg started on his apology tour in Washington D.C. as he prepares to appear before Congress. Katie Nielsen reports. (4/9/18)
Facebook Users Reflect On Cambridge Analytica Data BreachFacebook is telling its users whether they were affected by the Cambridge Analytica data breach. Mary Lee reports. (4/9/18)
Talking Politics: Facebook Grilled / Trump and EvangelicalsKPIX 5's Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown hash over two of the week's hot topics. (4-8-18)

News

Bay to Breakers Runners Shrug Off Chill Winds to Stay WeirdTens of thousands of colorfully-outfitted runners, joggers and strollers crossed San Francisco on Sunday for the 107th running of the Bay to Breakers footrace. Anne Makovec reports. (5-20-18)
Raw Video: Bay to Breakers Finish Line at Ocean BeachUnedited video from the finish line on the Great Highway as runners cross the finish line at the 107th running of the Bay to Breakers footrace across San Francisco. (5-20-18)
At Issue: Ranked Choice VotingKPIX 5's Phil Matier asks San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin to explain the city's "instant runoff" election system. (5-20-18)

General

Ranchin' Vets Helps Military Veterans Adjust To Civilian LifeJefferson Award Winners Founded Ranchin' Vets
Great White Shark Sightings on the Rise in Monterey BayAs the marine ecosystem in Monterey Bay has improved, biologists and boaters have seen an uptick in close encounters with Great White sharks. Betty Yu reports. (5-14-18)
Former S.F. Sheriff Misses Court Appearance Regarding Dog AttackFormer San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was a no-show in court on Thursday where he had been summoned to defend his dog -- accused of attacking a woman's pet Chihuahua in March. (5-10-18)

Local News

Bay to Breakers Runners Shrug Off Chill Winds to Stay WeirdTens of thousands of colorfully-outfitted runners, joggers and strollers crossed San Francisco on Sunday for the 107th running of the Bay to Breakers footrace. Anne Makovec reports. (5-20-18)
Raw Video: Bay to Breakers Finish Line at Ocean BeachUnedited video from the finish line on the Great Highway as runners cross the finish line at the 107th running of the Bay to Breakers footrace across San Francisco. (5-20-18)
Talking Politics: S.F. Mayor Race / Bad AdsPhil Matier, Melissa Caen and former San Francisco mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown tackle two topics from the week in politics. (5-20-18)

Teens

New Schedule At Palo Alto High Gives Students More Time To SleepPalo Alto High is taking a novel approach to making the teen's life less stressful. As Len Ramirez tells us, they are giving students more time to sleep in.
Alliance For Girls Helps Bay Area Girls Realize Their Full PotentialFounding member Emma Mayerson and student member Gaby Battle talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Alliance for Girls and how they have been working to help thousands of girls in the Bay Area realize their full potential.
Community Gets Pleasanton High School Wrestler Paralyzed In Freak Accident A Custom CarAn entire community stepped up to help a Pleasanton teen who was paralyzed after a wrestling accident. Juliette Goodrich shows us how they made Myles Molnar's wish for a custom car come true.

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Bay to Breakers Runners Shrug Off Chill Winds to Stay WeirdTens of thousands of colorfully-outfitted runners, joggers and strollers crossed San Francisco on Sunday for the 107th running of the Bay to Breakers footrace. Anne Makovec reports. (5-20-18)
Talking Politics: S.F. Mayor Race / Bad AdsPhil Matier, Melissa Caen and former San Francisco mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown tackle two topics from the week in politics. (5-20-18)
At Issue: The Mueller InvestigationIt has been a year since special counsel Robert Mueller began the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. Phil Matier talks about the probe with UC Hastings law professor and former U.S.associate deputy attorney general Rory Little. (5-20-18)

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