Following a unanimous vote by the city council Tuesday night, Oakland has now become the first city in California to ban criminal background checks on potential renters. Joe Vazquez reports. (1-21-2020)
Hard-Hit Bay Area Restaurants Feeding People In Need During COVID-19 PandemicThe Bay Area restaurant industry has been hit hard the coronavirus. Yet, as Betty Yu reports, some chefs are busy making meals for people in need.
Hayward Plans To Test Homeless People For CoronavirusIn Hayward, one of the most vulnerable populations will not be overlooked when it comes to testing for COVID-19. Maria Medina tells us how firefighters plan to reach out to hundreds of the city's homeless people.
Birdseye View of Oakland Sheltering In Place Looks Hauntingly BeautifulHaunting drone footage of Oakland's empty streets shows just how serious people there are taking the shelter-in-place to stem the spread of coronavirus. It was shot by Kumi Rauf, a drone pilot and world travel enthusiast also known as, 'The Escape Artist.'
SF Using Moscone Center, Hotels To House Homeless During Coronavirus PandemicMoscone West will become a homeless shelter and the city will make a big push for more testing. Wilson Walker tells us the goal is to protect one vulnerable population without endangering another.
Saturday Evening Forecast With Darren PeckRain tonight, but warm temperatures ahead.
Food Banks Try To Prevent Contact, Contamination During Coronavirus PandemicBay Area food banks are rethinking the way they operate to prevent cross-contamination. John Ramos talked to volunteers who believe the new practices could actually make them run better.
Coronavirus Update: Trump Sends US Naval Hospital To NYC, Deaths Double In 2 DaysPresident Trump sent a U.S. naval hospital ship to New York City, the epicenter of the nation's coronavirus outbreak. This comes as the coronavirus death toll doubled in two days, hitting 2000.
Gov. Newsom, San Jose Mayor Praise Sunnyvale Plant Refurbishing VentilatorsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo addressed the media after a tour of Bloom Energy in Sunnyvale where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbished as part of the statewide battle to contain the coronavirus outbreak. (3-28-20)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (3-28-20)
KPIX Saturday Morning News WrapA roundup of local and national news plus a glance at the weather forecast with Devin Fehely and Darren Peck. (3-28-20)
Saturday Morning Pinpoint ForecastSaturday by the bay: rainy, highs in the upper 50s. West winds: 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night will be cloudy with rain likely. (3-28-20)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (3-27-20)
Many Bay Area Parks Close to Enforce Social DistancingThe weekend is here and many law enforcement agencies around the Bay Area are hoping to avoid a repeat of last weekend., when people flocked to parks and beaches in huge numbers. Andra Nakano reports. (3-27-20)
Gov. Gavin Newsom Issues Statewide Moratorium On Evictions Until May 31Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an executive order temporarily banning eviction of renters statewide due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Santa Clara County Ramps Up Health Care Infrastructure as COVID-19 Cases SurgeSanta Clara County is preparing for a surge of coronavirus cases and treating the very ill by hiring more nurses, building a makeshift hospital and adding intensive care units to hospitals. Maria Medina reports. (3-27-20)
Bay Area Bars, Restaurants Get Creative to Stay Afloat During PandemicFrom takeout cocktails to "drink futures," Bay Area drinking and dining establishments are coming up with some clever ways to keep from going under. Andria Borba reports. (3-27-20)
East Bay Regional Parks Close Campgrounds But Keep Many Trails OpenThere are fewer drive-up options in the East Bay Regional Park system but, if you're just out to stretch your legs, you'll have better luck. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-27-20)
Coronavirus Strains Privacy Disclosure Rights Between Landlords And TenantsThe coronavirus pandemic has renters questioning whether landlords and tenants have a right to know when someone in their building has tested positive. Da Lin explores on the ethical line between privacy and the greater good.
Genentech to Begin Clinical Trial of Drug Treatment for COVID-19KPIX 5 spoke to Dr. Levi Garraway, chief medical officer at Genentech, about a pending clinical trial of Actemra, an anti-inflammatory medicine, as a possible treatment for COVID-19 patients. (3-27-20)
Students Rising Above: Donza Pitre and Briggette LoweMichelle Griego has this week's edition of Students Rising Above. (3-27-20)
Coronavirus Conundrum: Do Landlords Have a Right to Know If Tenants Have COVID-19?KPIX 5's Da Lin takes a look at what landlords and property managers can and can’t do regarding tenants with the coronavirus. (3-27-20)
SF Health Director Warns of COVID-19 Outbreak at Laguna Honda HospitalSan Francisco Director of Public Health Dr. Grant Colfax Friday warned of an oncoming outbreak of coronavirus at Laguna Honda Hospital following news of new infections. Wilson Walker reports. (3-27-20)