Roberta visits the Alamo on a trip to San Antonio
Thursday Morning Weather Forecast with Mary Lee(6/24/21)
Oakland City Council To Vote On Redirecting $17 Million From Police BudgetThe Oakland City Council is expected to vote today on a budget that could redirect $17 million from the Oakland Police Department. Justin Andrews reports. (6/24/21)
PIX NowThursday morning news update from KPIX 5.
BR Goes On A 'Date Stroll' With Artist Shomari SmithArtist and gallery owner Shomari Smith talks to BR's Jan Mabry about his work, the E14 Gallery in the heart of 'Old Oakland' and takes us down Broadway Ave. on a Covid-safe ‘Date Stroll’ where his ‘Thank You’ series lines the storefront windows once boarded up with plywood. To learn more about this new space, visit e14gallery.com. See more of Shomari's amazing work at shomarismith.net.
Miami-Area Condo Partially Collapses; At Least 1 Dead, Dozens Unaccounted ForAt least one person was killed and ten people were injured overnight after a partial collapse of a condo building in Surfside, Florida near Miami Beach. Dozens of condo residents were still unaccounted for as of Thursday morning. (6/24/21)
Meet The Legendary Afro-Cuban Singer, Songwriter, Bandleader Bobi CéspedesLegendary Afro-Cuban singer, songwriter and bandleader Bobi Céspedes celebrates her lauded 40-year career and the release of a new studio album, Mujer y Cantante. Don't miss Bobi will be opening San Francisco's Yerba Buena Festival on June 26. To learn more, visit bobicespedes.com.
California Reopens: Parents Look At Lawsuit Over Ending School Mask MandatesParents who successfully sued the state to reopen schools are looking at another lawsuit over ending mask mandates at schools. The parents are getting support among some in the medical community. Julie Watts reports. (6/24/21)
Antioch Allows Plans For 95,000 Square Foot Cannabis Facility To ProceedAntioch is one step closer to what the mayor calls the "Cannabis Capitol of Northern California" after officials allowed plans for a 95,000 square foot cannabis facility at the old Kmart to proceed. Andrea Nakano reports. (6/23/21)
Suspect Arrested After I-880 Freeway Shooting, Fremont Crash; Victim Shares StoryA California Highway Patrol pursuit involving a freeway shooting suspect on Interstate 880 ended in a major collision and an arrest in Fremont Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, the driver who was shot at is sharing his story. (6/23/21)
VTA Shooting: Additional Personnel Files On Gunman ReleasedFour weeks after a Valley Transportation Authority employee killed nine of his colleagues in the deadliest mass shooting in Bay Area history, the agency released more personnel files on the gunman. Maria Medina reports. (6/23/21)
San Jose Installs Concrete Barriers On Downtown Bike LanesSan Jose is making it's streets downtown safer for bikers. Len Ramirez shows us the new concrete barriers that replace the old painted bike lanes.
Tiburon Project Looks To Address Sea Level RiseBrian Hackney reports on project to return sand to Tiburon beaches in order to mitigate sea level rise (6-23-2021)
CHP Pursuit Ends In Crash on Busy Fremont StreetMaria Medina reports on a crash in Fremont that ended a CHP pursuit of a suspect (6-23-2021)
COVID: NorCal Parents Demand An End To Mask Mandate In SchoolsA group of Sacramento parents is preparing to sue the state to relax school testing and quarantine requirements. Julie Watts tells us more about their efforts to end mask mandates.
Santa Cruz Mountain Locals Concerned About Proposed Fire Safety RequirementsWilson Walker reports on some Santa Cruz County residents being skeptical about proposed fire-risk mitigation state officials are looking for (6-23-2021)
Middle School In El Sobrante To Be Renamed After Betty Reid SoskinThe West Contra Costa School District took a vote to change the name of one of their schools for the cause of social justice. But this time, it happened without a lot of argument.
Brazen, Serial Shoplifter Appears In Court As DA Vows To Crack Down On Retail TheftsAfter a string of brazen retail thefts in San Francisco Kenny Choi tells us store owners are fed up and the District Attorney is vowing to crack down on the culprits.
Silicon Valley Antivirus Software Mogul John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Prison CellAllen Martin reports on Silicon Valley antivirus mogul John McAfee being found dead in his Spanish prison cell of an apparent suicide (6-23-2021)
San Jose Water Adopts Voluntary Conservation Measures, Limits Outdoor IrrigationSan Jose Water is asking residential and commercial customers to voluntarily reduce water use by 15% of their 2019 levels by August 31, or else face possible fines, and making SJW the latest entity to take action in the face of a worsening drought across the western U.S. Kiet Do reports. (6/23/21)
Wednesday Night Weather Forecast With Paul HeggenTemperatures will remain relatively cool for this time of year on Thursday, with highs ranging from the 60s along the coast to the low 80s inland. Conditions away from the coast will begin warming up heading into the weekend. Paul Heggen has the forecast. (6/23/21)
STEM Academy Fellowship Trains Black Men To Become TeachersOnly two percent of teachers are black men, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and a San Francisco man is trying to transform that deficit with a new model of leadership training. Sharon Chin reports. (6/23/21)
COVID Vaccines: CDC Raises Concerns After Rare Reports Of Myocarditis Among TeensA CDC advisory panel found there is a likely association between mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and reports of myocarditis among young people. Health experts say the cases are rare and mild, and stress that the benefits of vaccination outweigh risks. Elizabeth Cook reports. (6/23/21)