KPIX Legend Dave McElhatton Talks About What Makes A News StoryThe late Dave McElhatton ranks as one of the top Bay Area newsmen and storytellers of all time. Here Dave talks about what it takes to report a great news story.
It All Began Atop The Mark Hopkins HotelKPIX began broadcasting from studios housed in the attic of the Mark Hopkins Hotel in 1948.
Patty Hearst Drama Grips The Bay AreaFew dramas have captured the attention of Bay Area residents like that of the Patty Hearst kidnapping in Feb. 1974.
Beatlemania Sweeps Bay AreaHundreds of teens mobbed San Francisco International Airport on August 18, 1964 for the arrival of The Beatles, who were starting their first-ever North American tour.
Back Home: KPIX Is There As Troops Return From Korean War Hundreds of family members and loved ones line the San Francisco waterfront as the USNS General Nelson M. Walker docks carrying troops returning from the Korean War.
Dark Day In San Francisco: Eight Die In 101 California MassacreJuly 1, 1993 will be a day many San Franciscans will never forget.
Take A Tour Of 1950s KPIX StudioBefore there were computers and digitized video reports, television was an industry of tubes, massive cameras and giant monitors. Here's a behind the scenes tour of KPIX from the 1950s.
KPIX Heads Toward Launch In The Attic Of The Mark HopkinsFormer KPIX General Manager Philip J. Lasky proudly tells San Francisco Chamber of Commerce officials KPIX was flying in "a plane load of steel" to finish construction of the station's TV tower atop the Mark Hopkins hotel in 1948.
Walter Cronkite Welcomes KPIX To CBS NewsWhat better way to start a newscast -- legendary CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite welcomes KPIX to the network's growing news family in 1948.

KPIX 5 Video Archives

KPIX at 70: Whole Life Expo at the San Jose Convention Center (1991)The Bay Area has long been home to people seeking a healthy lifestyle. In this report from September 1991, reporter Robert Handa checked out the first Whole Life Expo.
Kate Kelly Looks At Bridge Toll Takers' Strange DaysIn 1985, anchor Kate Kelly reported on what it's like to be a toll taker on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
KPIX AT 70: Legendary Star Little Richard visits 'People Are Talking'Music legend Little Richard make quite an impression on 'People Are Talking' co-hosts Ross McGowan and Ann Fraser in 1984.
KPIX At 70: Remembering San Francisco Supervisor Harvey MilkHere's a portion of a video report done on San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk after his assassination in 1978.
KPIX AT 70: A tidal wave of student protests swept over the Bay Area in the 1960sA tidal wave of student protests swept over the Bay Area in the 1960s
Guilty Verdict In Infamous 'Cole Valley Suitcase Murder'Cole Valley landlady Jean Toman is found guilty of the infamous dismemberment murder of her roommate Elinor Kahn in March of 1964.
Ann Fraser Goes For Sonic Ride With Blue AngelsKPIX 'People Are Talking' co-host Ann Fraser takes a ride with the Blue Angels in the 1980s
The Fillmore Reopens: Iconic San Francisco Music Venue reopens after being damaged in 1989 quakeIconic San Francisco Music Venue reopens after being damaged in 1989 quake
KPIX at 70: A Look Back at 70 Years of Broadcasting in Northern CaliforniaKPIX was the first television station in Northern California and the 49th in the nation. Here's a look back at 70 years of bringing you stories from around the Bay Area and the world. (8-18-18)