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Bay Area Officials Make Plans for COVID Booster RolloutKPIX checked in with three public health experts to find out how the region is getting ready to distribute COVID vaccine booster shots. Allen Martin reports. (9-23-21)
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Oakland Hit With Lawsuit for Failure to Clean Up Homeless CampsThe "We Deserve Better" Alliance has filed a lawsuit against Oakland for failing to enforce a policy requiring the city to clean up homeless encampments and move residents into housing. Andria Borba reports. (9-23-21)
State-of-the-Art Water Purification Plant Helps Silicon Valley Battle DroughtThe Santa Clara Valley facility uses advanced technologies to purify treated waste water using microfiltration, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet light to treat 8 million gallons a day. Kiet Do reports. (9-23-21)
San Mateo Plans to Keep Section of B Street Closed to CarsAs some cities begin to reopen streets and eliminate outdoor dining parklets, San Mateo plans to keep cars off a downtown street for good. Max Darrow reports. (9-23-21)
Healdsburg Cuts Water Use in HalfEveryone in California has been asked to conserve water but no city is doing a better job of it than Healdsburg. Wilson Walker reports. (9-23-21)
Talking COVID: What's What With BoostersAllen Martin talks with Dr. Jorge Salinas from Stanford Healthcare about the latest FDA and CDC advisories on the need for a COVID-19 booster shot. (9-23-21)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastMeteorologist Darren Peck has the Friday forecast. (9-23-21)
CDC Advisers Approve Pfizer Booster Shots for Specific GroupsA CDC advisory panel voted to approve a Pfizer booster shot for tens of millions of Americans. Natalie Brand reports. (9-23-21)
Oakland Goes All-In on Student Vaccination MandatesOakland Unified is among the first school districts in the Bay Area to require all students 12 and up to get the vaccine. Kenny Choi reports. (9-23-21)
Children's Fairyland Hosts 'Bedtime Stories''Bedtime Stories' will be held at Children's Fairyland this Saturday evening. KPIX's Christine Samra talks to Executive Director, Kymberly Miller and Snap Judgment's , Glynn Washington about the virtual fundraiser and what we can expect.
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Confusion Surrounds Biden Administration Immigration Policy with Haitian Migrants in TexasManuel Bojorquez reports on deteriorating conditions as U.S. deals with Haitian refugees gathered at Texas border (9-23-2021)
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Gov. Newsom Signs $15B Climate BillAnne Makovec reports on Gov. Gavin Newsom signing a climate bill that will provide funds to fight drought conditions and rising sea levels (9-23-2021)
Parents and Teachers React to Newly Announced OUSD Student Vaccine MandateJustin Andrews reports on reaction to the Oakland Unified School District announcing a COVID vaccine mandate for eligible students (9-23-2021)
Police Officer, Suspect Wounded In Oakland Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense StandoffA suspect wounded an Oakland police officer early Wednesday and was also shot by police before barricading himself inside a building, triggering a tense standoff that ended when negotiators convinced him to surrender, authorities said. Andria Borba reports. (9/22/21)
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COVID Vaccinations: Oakland School Officials Approve COVID Vaccination Mandate For StudentsWithout deciding on a timeline, Oakland Unified School District officials approved a COVID-19 health mandate late Wednesday that will require all eligible students 12 and older to be fully vaccinated.
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NHL Clears Evander Kane In Gambling Probe; Faces New Allegations Of Spousal AbuseAfter the NHL cleared Evander Kane on allegations of betting, the San Jose Sharks is facing new allegations of spousal abuse from his estranged wife. Maria Cid Medina reports. (9/22/21)
Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineCal Fire crews in the North Bay made progress Wednesday evening on the Fremont Fire burning near the community of Schellville in Sonoma County. Andrea Nakano reports. (9/22/21)

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