Alameda County firefighters were treated to a free shave as part of a fundraising event with a deadly-serious purpose. John Ramos reports. (12-1-2019)
Developers Launching Apps For Contact Tracing To Control Spread Of COVID-19With coronavirus infections on the rise again, contact tracing is even more critical to control the spread of the virus. A growing number of new apps are designed to do just that. Allen Martin looked a few of them.
Businesses Hoping To Recoup Losses Hit Hard By July 4 ClosuresBusiness hoping to recoup their loses were hit hard by the Governor's mandate to close bars, restaurants and other places the July 4 weekend. Andrea Nakano talked to one health expert who says the closures will do little to stop the spread of COVID-19.
UCSF Doctor Says COVID-19 'California Miracle' Is Over, Now We Are Just Like Other StatesUCSF Dr. Bob Wachter once touted the 'California Miracle' due to the state’s success at flattening the curve. Now, with COVID-19 cases surging, he tells KPIX 5's Joe Vazquez, the California Miracle is over. We dodged a bullet, but we are catching this one.
Rents Around Bay Area Drop During COVID-19 PandemicKenny Choi reports on dramatic drop in rents around the Bay Area due to the pandemic (7-1-2020)
San Francisco Artist Sells Paintings, Donates Funds To People Affected By COVID-19People are coming up with a lot of creative ways to give during the COVID-19 pandemic, including one person whose generosity started with her paintbrush. Sharon Chin reports. (7/1/20)
Officials Push To Boost Safety At San Jose's Guadalupe River ParkLen Ramirez reports on hopes for positive change at Guadalupe River Park after problems with homeless camps, trash (7-1-2020)
Pacifica Mayor Closes Beaches Following Gov. Newsom's Announcement On Reopening RollbacksCatch the waves while you can in Pacifica; all beaches - local and state - will be closed starting Friday at sunrise. Andria Borba reports. (7/1/20)
Firsthand Look Inside San Quentin Where 1000 Inmates Have Tested Positive For COVID-19KPIX 5 Juliette Goodrich talks to a former inmate at San Quentin, who gives a chilling firsthand account of what it's like inside The Q, now that more than a thousand inmates have tested positive for COVID-19.
Bay Area Minimum Wage Workers Getting A Much-Needed RaiseStarting Wednesday, minimum wage workers in the Bay Area will see a bump in their paychecks. As Don Ford reports, it couldn't have come at a better or worse time.
Controversial Housing Project In Lafayette Takes Important Step ForwardJohn Ramos reports on city officials in Lafayette being forced to approve the controversial Terraces housing project or pay massive legal fees (7-1-2020)
4 Injured In Shooting Along Interstate 580 In East OaklandAll eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 in East Oakland were blocked Wednesday following a shooting that injured multiple people, police said. (7/1/20)
Wednesday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenKPIX 5's chief meteorologist Paul Heggen has your Fourth of July holiday weekend forecast.
State Orders New Round Of Restrictions As COVID-19 Cases SkyrocketWilson Walker reports on new orders restricting indoor operations for several sectors of economy in counties on state watch list (7+1+2020)
VIDEO: At Least 4 Hurt In Shooting On I-580 In OaklandAll eastbound lanes of Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland were blocked Wednesday following a shooting that injured multiple people, police said.
Raw Video: Gov. Gavin Newsom Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions, Rollback Of ReopeningsCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday afternoon that the state would be shutting down indoor operations for restaurants, zoos and museums and several other sectors effective immediately due to concerns over the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. (7/1/20)
Wednesday Morning Weather Forecast With Mary LeeFor the first day of July, expect cloudy skies and mild temperatures along the coast and by the Bay. Meanwhile, temperatures will remain hot inland. Mary Lee has the forecast. (7/21/20)
Newsom Set To Announce Increased Enforcement Ahead Of 4th Of July To Slow COVID-19 SpreadAhead of the 4th of July holiday weekend and rising numbers of coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to announce increased enforcement of health orders to slow the spread of COVID-19. Kiet Do reports. (7/1/20)
Mayor Schaaf Launching Universal Basic Income Pilot Program In OaklandMayor Schaaf is joining mayors across the country in launching a universal basic income program to help low-income residents make ends meet. Andria Nakano reports.
Rush On Coronavirus Testing Ahead Of Fourth Of July HolidayMore and more people are lining up for coronavirus testing ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. Betty Yu spoke asked health experts about the sudden rush.
Santa Clara County Releases COVID-19 Guidelines For Schools Reopening In The FallStudents are getting a peek at what schools could look like if classes reopen this Fall. Maria Medina has more.
Santa Cruz County Carjacking Suspect Leads Chase That Ends With Car Going Off CliffKen Bastida reports on wild chase that began with gunfire in Davenport restaurant and ended with car going off cliff (6-30-2020)
Vandals Target Sign Outside San Carlos Church Welcoming LGBTQ CommunityA show of support for the LGBTQ community via a colorful sign outside a church in San Carlos has been the targeted by vandals. Don Ford tells us, the crime was caught on camera.