Advances Creating Capillaries Bring 3-D Bio Printing Of Organs Closer To RealityOrgan donation for patients who need transplants saves lives but there are simply not enough donors. That worldwide shortage of organ donors is leading scientists to look toward other options.
Counterfeit Pills Laced With Deadly Fentanyl Invading Bay Area SchoolsThe opioid epidemic has taken a treacherous new turn in the Bay Area. Kids are getting their hands on counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl. KPIX talked to one local teen who says pills are all over school campuses.
Plans To Build New Petrochemical Tanks In Rodeo Face Pushback Following NuStar FireA KPIX 5 original report is revealing new plans underway to build more petrochemical tanks inside Phillips 66’s Rodeo refinery, next to the facility where two storage tanks exploded and burned last week.
How The Loma Prieta Earthquake Shook Up Seismic StandardsSome new Bay Area buildings may have the edge when it comes to riding out the next big earthquake, thanks to seismic-savvy building techniques inspired by hard-won lessons learned in Loma Prieta.
New Plan Floated To Deal With House Boats Anchored Out Off SausalitoThe waterfront home to bohemian artists for generations, the water off Sausalito still attracts people quite content to live not on the pricey hillsides but instead as part of the flotilla of boats anchored in San Francisco Bay.
Newsom Gives Public Access To State's Exclusive 'Beaches Out Of Reach'A fight to open up a pristine stretch of California coastline is finally over.
PG&E Ramps Up Tree-Trimming Efforts Amid Increased Wildfire ConcernsFall can be a deadly time of year in Northern California. It's a time when wildfires have raged through hillsides and into cities like Santa Rosa and towns like Paradise.
Company That Runs Troubled Oakland Treatment Facility To Manage Fremont Navigation CenterA KPIX 5 investigation has uncovered that the same company that is going to run several Bay Area navigation centers for the homeless has been cited for serious violations at a local drug and alcohol treatment facility.
Licensed Marijuana Businesses Struggle to Stay Solvent as Black-Market Producers Drain Cash From MarketFor many of those trying to make it in California's legal cannabis market, just keeping the lights on has been a survival story.
Baby Diagnosed With Rare Blood Cancer Saved By Miracle TreatmentOn any given day in the United States, 42 families will hear these devastating words from a doctor: "Your child has cancer."
Couple Lands Dream Job Tending Historic Lighthouse on San Francisco BayA couple recently found out their dream job would become very real. They'll get to live on their own private island in the bay and tend to a historic, iconic lighthouse.
SF Startup Microdrop Revisits Blood-Test Tech in Wake of Theranos DebacleMicrodrop, a new blood testing company, is promising accurate blood-test results with just a prick of the finger.
Chalk Art Helps Keep Art Instruction At Mount Diablo Unified SchoolsArt instruction is often one of the first things to go when school districts slash budgets but one East Bay school district is finding a unique way to bring art to all of its elementary students.
49ers Invite Community Group Members To Team Practice As Special GuestsSan Francisco 49ers players are revealing a little-known side of themselves, a side much different from their role as modern-day gladiators.
Mother Says Son Sank Deeper Into Addiction At Oakland Rehab FacilityIn the first part of an original report about a substance abuse treatment facility in Oakland, mother claimed her daughter was attacked and ended up in the emergency room with acute alcohol poisoning. Another family had a life-threatening experience at the same facility.