Former East Bay Chiron Researcher Michael Houghton Shares Nobel Prize For Medicine Michael Houghton, a British-born scientist who worked for years at Emeryville-based Chiron Corporation, joined Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice in being awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide.
Water Main Repairs in Berkeley, Emeryville Wrapping UpEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials expect water line repairs in Emeryville and Berkeley to be completed late Thursday afternoon after the lines suffered multiple breaks the evening before.
Alameda County Barber Finds Creative Way Around COVID ClosureOne Alameda County barber has found a creative way to get around the rules that forced him to close up shop during the pandemic: he took his business on the road.
Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay AreaBay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different shopping districts were hit in just four days. KPIX 5 has learned investigators are scouring through hours of surveillance video, and have already connected some dots.
AMC Theatres In Emeryville, San Francisco Could Close Permanently Due To COVID-19 PandemicMovie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.
Police: Well-Coordinated Thieves Capitalize On Bay Area Protest ChaosPolice in the small community of San Leandro were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves had pillaged malls, set fire to a Walmart and stormed a car dealership.
San Leandro Hit Hard By Looters As Unrest Spreads Across East BayAlameda County authorities reported major looting at San Leandro's Bay Fair Mall and elsewhere Sunday night as civil unrest in the East Bay led city officials to order a curfew.
Roving Gangs Of Looters Ransack Emeryville Stores Along Bay StreetLooters targeted several Emeryville retail establishments along Bay Street Saturday evening, storming into H&M, Best Buy, Lane Bryant, BevMo! and GameStop stores and racing out with merchandise.
Derailed Train Cars Temporarily Block Traffic in EmeryvilleThe railroad crossings at 65th, 66th and 67th streets in Emeryville, adjacent to Shellmound Street, reopened Sunday evening, about five hours after a Union Pacific freight train derailed there
Amtrak Employee's COVID-19 Diagnosis Temporarily Limits 'California Zephyr' ServiceAmtrak's daily "California Zephyr" train between Emeryville and Chicago is temporarily suspended west of Denver, the result of one Amtrak employee testing positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus, an Amtrak spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Capitol Corridor Between San Jose, Sacramento To Reduce ServiceService along the Capitol Corridor in the Bay Area will be reduced starting on Saturday in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.