Calistoga's New Microgrid Will Keep Lights On During PG&E Shutoffs This Wildfire SeasonWildfire season is underway and if this year is anything like last year, PG&E planned power shutoffs may return soon. Enter the microgrid.
Mixed Emotions In Mendocino County Over Bay Area Daytrippers Seeking Escape From Shelter-In-PlaceIt's hard to blame anyone for wanting to get out of the Bay Area, just get away for a day amid the ongoing shelter-in-place. And while people are supposed to be staying home, some are now getting out to places like Fort Bragg, and that is causing some divide among the locals.
San Francisco Public Works Crews Soldier On During Coronavirus Sheltering-In-PlaceWhile much of the economy remains closed, one essential sector is busier than ever in San Francisco, and that is the city's Department of Public Works.
Timeline Of Coming Crush Of Coronavirus Patients Still UncertainFor weeks now, Bay Area leaders and health officials have been warning of an oncoming crush of coronavirus patients that will exceed our health system's capacity to respond. As for when that might happen is still hard to say.
Caltrans Plans For Major Overhaul Of MacArthur Maze Put On HoldA plan to reconfigure the MacArthur Maze has been put on hold two years before it even started after push back from East Bay leaders.
BART Turns 46: Transportation Gamble Now Indispensable 'City On Wheels'It's the system people love to complain about, and yet it's hard to imagine how the Bay Area could function without it.
Judge Blocks Sale Of Marin County Golf Course Designated For Open SpaceA judge has blocked Marin County from purchasing a popular golf course and turn it into open space, giving golfers at least a temporary reprieve amid a long battle over the land.
Video: Inside Look At San Francisco's New Salesforce TowerKPIX 5 reporter Wilson Walker got a tour inside Salesforce Tower in San Francisco on the eve of the grand opening.
BART Officials Appalled By Video Of Rampant Drug Use At Civic CenterMembers of the BART Board of Directors were shocked and appalled on Thursday when they saw video obtained by KPIX 5 that showed intravenous drug users blatantly shooting up in a corridor at Civic Center Station.
Drug Users Take Over Corridors Of San Francisco Civic Center BART StationShocking video is calling attention to what's going on in one of the busiest BART stations in the Bay Area: drug users blatantly shooting up out in the open as commuters walk by, others slumped along filthy corridors.
San Francisco's Promises To Taxi Industry To Face Scrutiny In LawsuitPromises made by the city of San Francisco to its taxi industry will be the central question in a lawsuit filed by this week by a credit union which provided loans to taxi drivers seeking the once-coveted permits known as medallions.
San Francisco Hunters Point Superfund Site To Be Retested After Report Of False DataThe U.S. Navy will retest San Francisco’s Hunters Point Shipyard for radioactive contamination after a report indicated falsified data from a contractor hired to clean up the site.
Demand For Flu-Fighting Soup Has San Francisco Restaurant SwampedFlu sufferers swear by it. Others call it a cure for whatever ails you. It's the sopa de pollo, chicken soup, at a small San Francisco Mexican restaurant that people are lining up for.
Hmong Settlers Say Siskiyou County Pot-Grow Crackdown Smells Like DiscriminationWith hundreds of illegal marijuana grow gardens pockmarking the landscape, the Siskiyou County sheriff believes there's an interstate cartel at work. But some locals say he's not on the level.
Mounting Disasters Strain FEMA's Ability to Deliver Promised ReliefA string of large-scale disasters across the United States means FEMA could have a hard time making good on all its promises to localities of recovery funding.