Heat Wave: California ISO Issues Stage 3 Alert, Forcing Rolling BlackoutsThe California Independent System Operator (ISO) declared a statewide Stage 3 power emergency Friday evening as excessive heat drove up electricity use and set records across the Bay Area, forcing rolling blackouts across the state until the power grid stabilized.
NWS: Bay Area Faces Prolonged Heat Wave; Excessive Heat Warning For Inland East Bay, South BayThe National Weather Service said the Bay Area will experience a prolonged heat wave from this weekend through the middle of next week, and has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for inland areas in the East Bay and South Bay.
With Tech Campuses Deserted, South Bay Food Trucks Make House CallsFood trucks are finding ways to adapt to the pandemic and make it during difficult times, flipping their business model in a way that could be an example for other restaurants to survive.
South Bay Residents Have Mixed Feelings About Planned ReopeningWith coronavirus cases spiking across the state, a new poll indicates a majority of Californians think we have been reopening too quickly.
South Bay Nurses Unions File Complaint, Allege Unsafe Conditions At Nursing HomesTwo local unions are accusing Santa Clara County of endangering nurses by failing to inform them of coronavirus-infected patients or provide them with the required protective equipment.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Baby Shows Possible Link Between COVID-19 And Rare ConditionDoctors recently spoke exclusively to KPIX 5 about a medical mystery involving a Bay Area baby, her mother and what turned out to be a surprising infant case of COVID-19 that may be linked to a rare disease.
Coronavirus Update: 2 San Jose City Leaders Push For COVID-19 Rent FreezeWhile Governor Gavin Newsom imposed a ban on evictions during the coronavirus pandemic so people wouldn’t get thrown out of their apartments, two San Jose City Council members are taking the next step, saying they shouldn’t have to pay anything.
Coronavirus Update: South Bay Community Bands Together To Help Those In NeedSouth Bay officials including San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and a group of Silicon Valley business leaders announced a new coronavirus pandemic response program Wednesday that is intended to distribute food, organize volunteers and provide monetary support to vulnerable residents.
San Jose Approves Moratorium On Evictions As Coronavirus Takes Toll On EconomyThe San Jose City Council unanimously approved Mayor Sam Liccardo's proposal to place a temporary moratorium on housing evictions for people economically affected by the coronavirus and are having trouble paying their rent.
Riders Frustrated By Delayed Opening Of South Bay BART Extension
San Jose Fans, Businesses Benefit From 49ers' Move To Levi's StadiumWhen it comes to the 49ers, San Francisco still has the name and Santa Clara has the stadium, but San Jose seems to be enjoying the spoils of the team's latest gold rush.
Experts Predict Cooling Off For South Bay Housing Market In 2020Despite somewhat dire predictions by the real estate website Zillow about the future of the Bay Area's housing market in 2020, several realtors contacted by KPIX 5 says they see a possibility of a slight slowdown rather than a crash in the coming year.
CHP Plans Increased Patrols During Christmas HolidayThe California Highway Patrol is putting extra officers on the road on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in an effort to crack down on unsafe driving around the busy holiday travel period.
South Bay Homeless Advocates Claim Victory After Supreme Court DecisionBay Area homeless advocates are claiming victory after the U. S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that allows homeless people to sleep on public sidewalks or city parks if there is no other shelter for them.
Cisco Lays Off Nearly 500 Employees At San Jose, Milpitas OfficesTechnology company Cisco Systems is laying off almost 500 employees from its San Jose headquarters and Milpitas offices in August.