Fraudulent Charges Appearing On Bank Of America EDD Debit Cards Of 350,000 Unemployed CaliforniansSomething very scary is happening to thousands of unemployed Californians who receive their government benefits through a Bank of America debit card - their accounts are getting drained by fraudsters.
KPIX Vote Smart: Behind-The-Scenes Look Inside New Warriors Safe Polling Place In OaklandThe Warriors may have moved to San Francisco, but they are still very active in the Oakland community. From Saturday through Election Day, people can vote at the team's former practice facility in Oakland.
Audits Show Fraud Permeates Through Federal COVID-19 Relief ProgramsA pair of audits of the Small Business Administration that are about to be released find “significant evidence” the SBA approved hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars in potentially fraudulent loans.
KPIX 5 Vote Smart: KPIX Mail-In Ballot Survey Puts USPS On-Time Delivery To The TestThe United States Post Office prides itself on on-time delivery. So, with just weeks to go until Election Day and more people than ever voting by mail, KPIX’s Kenny Choi decided to put the Bay Area’s mail service to the test.
Major San Francisco Bay Area Retail Theft Ring Busted; Five Suspects Arrested; $8 Million In Stolen Merchandise RecoveredFive suspects were facing a variety of charges and approximately $8 million in stolen merchandise has been recovered after state and local law enforcement officers busted a major retail theft ring, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday.
Organized Crime Exploits Security Flaws In California EDD Program Locking Out Thousands Of Legitimate ClaimsThe Employment Development Department reopens for business this week. The agency is promising major security changes after a government strike team found rampant inefficiencies and fraud. One big reason for much of the problem is organized crime.
NBA Fan Shares Virtual Fan Experience Cheering 'Orlando Bubble' From Home In MarinWith no fans in the stands, the NBA is harnessing technology like never before. Playing in the Orlando Bubble is a whole new game for the basketball players and their fans.
'Long-Haulers' Face Debilitating Chronic Health Issues Following Coronavirus RecoveryDoctors are reporting cases of people who have recovered from COVID-19 and who then continue to battle a litany of chronic medical issues.
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.
Tri-Valley Water Districts Tackle Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water WellsAt least 500 hundred drinking water wells that serve up to nine million Californians have potentially dangerous levels of a highly toxic family of chemicals and some of the worst are right here in the Bay Area.
Palo Alto Retirement Home Residents Fight To Remove 4G, 5G Cell TowersResidents of a Palo Alto retirement home have expressed concern about a small 5G tower recently built next to the facility. But many were surprised to find out about a massive 4G tower built right on top of the building.
Hundreds Of SFUSD School Bus Drivers Laid Off Due To 'Non-Service' During PandemicAll of the bus drivers who transport children to and from schools in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) are being laid off, effective August 31.
Masks Worn Amid COVID-19 May Lead To Form Of ImmunityAs the Bay Area and the nation continue to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, there is growing evidence that wearing a mask may result in a surprising benefit.
Bay Area Biotech Company Develops Promising New Class Of Drug To Treat COVID-19 PatientsA Bay Area biotechnology company has discovered a new way to make a COVID-19 treatment by producing an entirely new class of drugs. Soon, the invention will be tested in human clinical trials.
KPIX Investigation Finds San Jose Gyms Defying State Shutdown OrdersDespite a rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths across the Bay Area, KPIX discovered some San Jose gym owners defying orders and operating in plain sight.