KPIX Archive: 1969 News Events in the Bay AreaFifty years ago, the world held its breath as American astronauts became the first humans to walk on the moon. While the Apollo 11 mission made history, in 1969, there were other significant historic events that took place around the Bay Area.
Oakland Hills Residents Fear Fire Following Decades of Vegetation GrowthAfter almost 30 years, people who made it out of the Oakland Hills firestorm in 1991 are starting to talk about the growing danger they see today.
Researcher: Possible Connection Between Diet And Canine Heart Disease Is ReversibleLate last month, the FDA released an update on a troubling trend: a surge in dogs diagnosed with a devastating heart disease who had eaten a certain diet.
West Oakland Neighbors Shocked By City-Sanctioned Homeless CampA "sanctioned" homeless encampment in Oakland--with unsheltered people pitching their tents in a permitted place with basic amenities--is creating controversy.
Deaths At California Rehab Centers Prompt Push For ReformAs a public safety advocate, Wendy McEntyre has been doing the work the State of California has failed to do for more than a decade.
Investigation Shows Hundreds Of Patients Dying At California Rehab CentersThe average 30-day stay at a California rehab costs families $40,000. It's expensive and often highly risky. We've learned hundreds of patients are dying in detox.
City of Pride: San Francisco Led Nation With Decades of LGBT ProgressThis June, the City by the Bay can take a little bit more pride in Pride: a lot of historic firsts involving the LGBT community took place here.
San Francisco Program Treats Opioid Addiction With PotAn average 130 Americans die every day of an opioid overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An innovative San Francisco program aims to treat the addiction but it's not without controversy.
'Home Hardening' Seen As Next Level Protection In Age Of Constant WildfiresWith more devastating wildfires in the last several years in California, homeowners are doing much more to increase their chances of saving their homes from burning down.
Muni Transit Supervisor On Leave After Investigation Revealed Public Safety ConcernsA transit supervisor for Muni is now on administrative leave following a KPIX 5 investigation in which a whistleblower said favoritism in training was putting public safety at risk.
East Bay Clinic's Unapproved Stem Cell Therapy, Marketing Practices Draw ScrutinyA growing number of elderly and disabled Americans are looking for relief from pain in the promising new field of stem cell therapy. But many clinics are offering therapies that have not yet been shown to be safe or effective.
Netflix 'Tales Of The City' Reboot Set For Pride Month DebutA groundbreaking series of novels which feature LGBTQ themes and a San Francisco landmark are getting renewed interest during Pride month with the debut of a new miniseries on Netflix.
San Jose Students Vie for $1 Million Prize for Ocean ResearchA group of students from Valley Christian High School in San Jose are on their way to Monaco. They'll find out if they've won a $1 million prize in an international competition to invent new ways to map the ocean floor.
Homeowners Fear Losing Property Over 'Managed Retreat' Policies To Address Sea Level RiseBy 2100, the U.S. Geological Survey predicts some 600,000 homes will be at risk of flooding. While the state Coastal Commission wants to let nature take its course, homeowners are fighting back.
U.S.-China Trade War Drying Up Wine Exports From Napa ValleyThe U.S. trade war with China is drying up wine exports from Napa Valley. Some wineries reporting sales to China have hit rock bottom as a new round of tariffs are expected on June 1.