Scientists Try to Save Migratory Western Monarch Butterflies as a Mystery UnfoldsDuring the 20th century, millions of Western Monarch butterflies clustered along the California coast during their winter migration. But just last fall, fewer than 2,000 showed up.
Organic Farming Battle Pits Aquaponics, Hydroponics Against Traditional Soil FarmsAs more U.S. farmers turn to high-tech indoor techniques, some are raising questions about the true meaning of organic farming.
Ketamine Seen As Possible Breakthrough Drug For Treating Range Of Mental Health IssuesWhile COVID-19 may feel under control, many people are feeling mentally off - chronically exhausted, burned out, anxious, quick to anger, and depressed. One treatment offers hope, but it's not without controversy.
Despite a Coal Ban in Oakland, Developer Leverages Proposed Facility Against CityDespite a years-long city ban on coal storage and handling in Oakland, the developer behind a proposed coal terminal on former Oakland Army Base land has not given up.
East Bay Neighborhood Frustrated After Providing Video of Alleged Arson SuspectWaking up in the middle of the night to flames outside your window is scary enough. But imagine knowing that the person suspected of setting fire to the house next door could still be prowling the neighborhood.
Catalytic Converter Theft: Manufacturers, Middlemen Making Money From Wave Of TheftsThieves can get several hundred dollars for just one catalytic converter. But KPIX 5 has learned there are bigger players behind the scenes who are raking in much more than that.
Frustrated San Francisco Crime Victims Demand DA Boudin Step Up Enforcement Or Step AsideJustified or not, San Francisco's controversial district attorney Chesa Boudin has become a lightning rod for victims of crime in the city.
Rising Sea Level Threatens Stinson Beach NeighborhoodsThe U.S. Geological Survey predicts that by 2100 the ocean could rise as much as seven feet, putting some 600,000 homes at risk of flooding. Many of them are in Marin County.
COVID Vaccines: UCSF Study Explores Vaccination Immunity QuestionsWith one in for Californians now at least partly vaccinated against COVID-19, questions are surfacing about the durability of the vaccine and how long will it protect the recipient from the virus.
Asian American Attacks: Investigators Work to Determine If Atlanta Spa Killings Were Hate CrimesOutrage has swept across the country from those who believe investigators overseeing the mass shooting case in Georgia should charge the suspect with a hate crime.
The Game Changer: New Test Helps Doctors Find Hidden Prostate CancerNew technology is making it easier for doctors to detect prostate cancer in men and could prove to be an effective treatment for the disease.
'Explant' Expansion: Plastic Surgeons See Growing Demand to Shrink Breast SizeFor more and more women, when it comes to breast enhancements with implants, there's been a cultural shift toward a "less is more" approach.
COVID Long-Haulers Find Relief Among Fellow Sufferers on Road to RecoveryAbout 10 percent of patients experience lingering misery after they no longer test positive for COVID-19. They're the "long-haulers" and doctors at UCSF established an online support group for them that is the first of its kind in the nation.
Constrained COVID Vaccine Supply Prompts the Privileged to Jump the LineDespite ramped-up efforts to open mass vaccination sites, the supply of coveted doses is still limited and there is growing concern about equal access over the supply that’s allocated to California and the Bay Area.
Plastic Surgeons See a 'Zoom Boom' Among Stay-Home Remote Workers During PandemicSince the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns began, the demand for plastic surgery has soared.