Gov. Gavin Newsom is raising awareness of a new program that is offering two years of free community college to tens of thousands of students. Anne Makovec reports. (8/27/19)
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Palo Alto Votes Down Plan To Open Foothills Park To OutsidersA Palo Alto gem that has been closed to outsiders for decades won't be rolling out the welcome mat. Maria Medina explains why the plan to open the park may not happen anytime soon.
Mill Valley Teachers Protest COVID-19 Plan To Teach From Empty ClassroomsTeachers in Mill Valley were being told to instruct from their empty classrooms. Andrea Nakano reports on this major sticking point in negotiations between the teachers union and school District officials.
California Undercounting Coronavirus Cases Due To Technical ProblemCalifornia is undercounting coronavirus cases due to a technical problem. Betty Yu tells us how that could affect plans to reopen.
SJ Teachers Don't Want District Forcing Them Back Into Classrooms During PandemicTeachers in San Jose say their school district is risking their health by forcing them into classrooms. Devin Fehely talked to some of them at Willow Green High.
Grant Program To Boost Outdoor Dining For Restaurants In SF's ChinatownDon Ford reports on a plan to help promote outdoor dining in San Francisco's Chinatown (8-4-2020)
Hair Salon Owners Plan to Defy Alameda Co Shelter-In-PlaceJohn Ramos reports on the hair salon owners in Alameda County planning to protest the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (8-4-20)
Southbay Lawmakers Vote To Put Caltrain Sales Tax On November BallotThe pandemic has had a huge financial impact on Caltrain but the transit agency just got a lifeline. Andria Borba has details about a proposed $.08 sales tax voters may see on the November ballot.
Family Figures Out Creative Way For Grandma To Get Birthday Hugs From GrandkidsJuliette Goodrich reports on creative solution family found to give grandma birthday hugs in the COVID-19 era (8-4-2020)
Tuesday Pinpoint Weather ForecastMeteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area microclimate forecast. (8-4-20)
Public, Private Group Alliance Gives San Rafael Neighborhood Free WiFiEmily Turner reports on how groups banded together to bring WiFi to San Rafael's Canal district. (8-4-20)
San Jose Police Chief Garcia Talks About Pending Retirement, Criticism Of DepartmentLen Ramirez reports on getting first interview with San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia since he announced his retirement at the end of the year (8-4-2020)
Bay Area Transit Changes Amid CoronavirusKPIX Traffic Anchor Gianna Franco discusses the many changes to public transit systems across the Bay Area amid COVID-19.
HEROIC WILDFIRE RESCUE: Raw Video Of Heroic Coast Guard Rescue During 2019 Middle FireRaw Video Of Heroic Coast Guard Rescue During 2019 Middle Fire
Super Blood DonorCBSN Bay Area interviews Art Maxwell, whose blood donations have reached over 40 gallons.
Lawyer For Martinez Couple Accused Of Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural Calls Charges 'Outrageous'Kiet Do reports on couple accused of painting over part of Martinez Black Lives Matter mural pleading not guilty to hate crime charge (8-3-2020)
PGA Championship: Tiger Woods Returns To Bay Area In Search Of PGA Championship TitleTiger Woods Returns To Bay Area In Search Of PGA Championship Title
Alaska Airlines Warns Of Hundreds Of Bay Area LayoffsAlaska Airlines is warning it may have to lay off thousands of employees, including hundreds in the Bay Area, as air travel has plummeted during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (8/4/20)
Tuesday Morning Weather Forecast With Darren PeckExpect breezy conditions and significantly cooler temperatures throughout the Bay Area on Tuesday, with inland highs reaching the low 80s. Temperatures are expected to be even cooler on Wednesday. Darren Peck has the forecast. (8/4/20)
Campaign Aims To Help Struggling San Francisco Chinatown RestaurantsA campaign begins in San Francisco's Chinatown on Tuesday to help small restaurants that are struggling in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Kiet Do reports. (8/4/20)
Home Learning Guide -- Supplementing The Loss Of A School EnvironmentPart 2 of KPIX 5's Home Learning Guide -- Supplementing The Loss Of A School Environment
SJ Family Facing Eviction Despite Eviction MoratoriumA San Jose family of five is facing eviction despite a statewide moratorium. Susie Steimle tells us their landlord gave them until August 20 to move out and, so far, they have no place to go.
Independent Restaurants Ad Urges Congress To Pass RESTAURANT ActIn an ad voiced by actor Morgan Freeman, the Independent Restaurant Coalition is calling on Congress to pass the RESTAURANTS Act to save the industry. If not, Betty Yu tells us, COVID-19 threatens to shut down 85% of independent restaurants.