The Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam targeting animal lovers looking to buy a pet on the Internet. Anne Makovec tells us the pets often don't exist.
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Bay Area Projects Await Infusion of Infrastructure FundsBART and SFO are just two of several local institutions likely to benefit from Pres. Biden's massive infrastructure investment. Andria Borba reports. (1-28-22)
49ers Fans Look to Make Noise, Boost Team at NFC ChampionshipThe exodus began Friday with excited Niners Faithful heading en masse to Los Angeles for the 49ers showdown against the Rams for the NFC Championship. Maria Cid Medina reports. (1-28-22)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (1-28-22)
S.F. Supervisors Approve Casa Sanchez Bldg. in Mission District for Landmark StatusThe former Mission District site of the Casa Sanchez business -- known for its salsa, chips and tortillas -- is closer to becoming a historic landmark. Shawn Chitnis reports. (1-28-22)
North Bay Man's Beloved Cat Allegedly Taken by AirBnB RentersA couple who rented an AirBnB house in Sonoma reportedly left with a neighbor's cat. The cat's owner has been fighting for months to get her back. Da Lin reports. (1-28-22)
Valley Fair Mall Plan to Charge for Parking Draws Employees' IreValley Fair Mall in San Jose is one of the most popular in the Bay Area and now there's a heated fight over parking. Kiet Do reports. (1-28-22)
Street Closure, Parklets Hit Some Menlo Park Businesses' Bottom LinesMenlo Park will keep a section of Santa Cruz Avenue closed to traffic to accommodate outdoor dining. Restaurant owners are thrilled, other merchants are not. Max Darrow reports. (1-28-22)
First Alert Weather: Friday Night ForecastChief meteorologist Paul Heggen has the weekend weather forecast. (1-28-22)
Bay Area Projects to Benefit From U.S. Infrastructure FundingSFO will soon receive nearly $50 million in infrastructure funds. Wilson Walker reports. (1-28-22)
49ers Fans Stream Toward SoCal for NFC ChampionshipThe exodus has begun with excited Niners Faithful making their way to L.A. for the 49ers-Rams NFC Championship. Len Ramirez reports. (1-28-22)
Latest Unemployment NumbersFormer State EDD Director Michael Bernick explains how recent temporary business and school closures due to the Omicron surge didn't have a significant impact on the number of initial jobless claims filed in California
PIX NowFriday noon news update from KPIX 5
49ers Fans Head to Airports, Hit the Road for NFC Championship GameJocelyn Moran reports on Niners fans heading to Los Angeles for the team's showdown against the Rams (1-28-2022)
Brother Of Justice Stephen Breyer Responds To RetirementSan Francisco native, Justice Stephen Breyer has announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court. KPIX 5's Anne Makovec sat down with his brother, Judge Charles Breyer, a former U.S. District Court Judge in San Francisco. He responds to the big announcement.
COVID Mandates: San Francisco Easing Some Indoor COVID Masking Requirements Feb. 1San Francisco health officials announced they will once again allow office workers, gym members and other "stable cohorts" of people remove their COVID masks indoors as of February 1st.
First Alert Weather 7-Day ForecastWarm, partly cloudy weekend weather
BEAT LA: KPIX Morning team makes wager with KCBS Morning team on Sunday's NFC Championship GameThere's more than pride on the line for Sunday's showdown between the 49ers and the Rams
Oldest Living Aquarium Fish Swims at California Academy of SciencesMethuselah is a 4-foot-long, 40-pound Australian lungfish and she (he?) is likely the oldest aquarium fish in the world. Andria Borba reports. (1-27-22)
Health Experts Warn COVID Rapid Tests Are Less Reliable Than PCRHealth experts are warning that rapid antigen tests may not be detecting the omicron variant as well as past variants and are giving false negatives in people who are infected with COVID-19. Maria Cid Medina reports. (1-27-22)
San Francisco Easing Some Indoor COVID Mask Requirements Feb. 1San Francisco health officials announced Thursday they will again allow office workers, gym members and other 'stable cohorts' of people remove their COVID masks indoors next Tuesday. Andria Borba reports. (1-27-22)
San Francisco Bayview District Native Unites Faith-Based Community to Help OthersJefferson Awards Silver Medalist - Veronica Shepard uses her connections to rally the faith-based community to make sure underserved African Americans live healthier lives.
Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Teaches Others to Give With GratitudeJefferson Awards Silver Medalist - Venture capitalist Randy Haykin set a goal of making a difference in the lives of 50 million children around the world, and he is close to reaching it.