High School Seniors Choosing Colleges Sight Unseen During COVID-19 Stay Home OrderBay AreahHigh school seniors are being forced to choose a college without ever leaving their homes. Maria Medina tells us that's because universities have canceled tours during the coronavirus pandemic.
FDA Relaxes Restrictions For Blood Donations For Gay MenThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has relaxed blood donor restrictions for gay men due to shortages amid the coronavirus pandemic. Betty Yu talked to one gay man who insists the old rules are outdated.
VIDEO: Rico Suave's 'Birdy' Dancing Workout During COVID-19 Stay At Home OrderGianni from Pleasanton shows us how his feathered friend, 'Rico Suave' stays fit during the coronavirus stay at home orders.
Elderly SF Anti-Abortion Activist Cited For Violating Stay At Home OrderAn elderly anti-abortion activist became one of the first people in San Francisco police cited for violating the stay at home order. As Da Lin explains, police warned several times before issuing the citation.
On Its 150th Birthday, Golden Gate Park Gives More Than Ever to San FranciscoThe celebration was not to be. On its 150th birthday, Golden Gate Park is a place of refuge for San Franciscans living through a once-in-a-generation pandemic. KPIX 5's Wilson Walker talked with San Francisco Rec & Parks General Manager Phil Ginsburg about the park's role today, and throughout city history.
Saturday Evening Forecast With Darren PeckExpect more rain on Sunday.
SF Launches Recovery Task Force To Help Businesses Hurt By COVID-19 PandemicSan Francisco is launching the Economic Recovery Task Force, to help small businesses who were dealt a devastating blow by the coronavirus pandemic. Wilson Walker talked to one businesswoman who wonders if will be enough.
Coronavirus News Conference: Gov. Newsom Saturday Update on State's COVID-19 ResponseGov. Gavin Newsom was critical of the low numbers of Californians who have been tested for the coronavirus and placed the blame for the slow rollout of testing squarely on his own shoulders in a Saturday address to the state. (4-4-20)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (4-4-20)
KPIX Saturday Morning News WrapA quick roundup of news and sports plus a glance at the weather forecast with Devin Fehely and Darren Peck. (4-4-20)
Saturday Morning Pinpoint ForecastSaturday by the bay: rain likely in the morning and in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Southwest winds will be 10 to 20 mph. Saturday night will see rain likely. Lows in the lower 50s. (4-4-20)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (4-3-20)
East Bay Restaurant Feeds Burritos to Emergency Workers on COVID-19 Front LineEmeryville-based Best Coast Burritos is rallying support for first responders by sending burritos to feed emergency staff in the East Bay. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-3-20)
New Rules for South Bay Marijuana Dispensaries Block In-Store Sales of Recreational PotRecreational marijuana users in Santa Clara County can no longer make in-store or curbside purchases, according to the county's new stay-at-home order. Maria Medina reports. (4-3-20)
Coronavirus Woes Beset Cruise Ship Passengers and Crew on East and West CoastsBay Area residents are among passengers in limbo aboard the Coral Princess off Fort Lauderdale; in the San Francisco Bay, a crew member for the Grand Princess cruise ship has died from COVID-19 complications in an S.F. hospital. Betty Yu reports. (4-3-20)
4-Year-Old Boy Fighting Leukemia Endangered By COVID-19 Reducing Blood SupplyAllen Martin reports on UCSF medical students holding blood drive as coronavirus pandemic drastically reduces supply (4-3-2020)
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Historic Job Loss Numbers Lead to Flood of Unemployment ClaimsUnemployment claims are up almost fourfold and California's once-golden Silicon Valley is not immune. Len Ramirez reports. (4-3-20)
Initiative to Place SF Homeless in Hotel Rooms Hits SnagsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed Friday responded to demands from some of the city’s supervisors that the city immediately move homeless people in shelters to available hotel rooms in the city during the coronavirus pandemic. Wilson Walker reports. (4-3-20)
With Restaurants Shuttered, Napa Farmer Sells Fresh Eggs Direct to PublicIf you’re looking for eggs at your local market, then you need to start thinking outside the carton. There’s a farm in Napa that has all the eggs you want. Don Ford reports. (4-3-20)
Better Together: Mountain View Children's Theater Company Makes Masks for Health WorkersWith health officials now urging all of us to wear face coverings when we leave home, a children's theater company in Mountain View is showing we're all better together. Devin Fehely reports. (4-3-20)
Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter and Her Son Missing on Chesapeake BayA Kennedy family spokesperson confirmed Friday that two missing people last seen in a canoe off Chesapeake Bay on Thursday evening are Maeve Kennedy McKean, 40, and her eight-year-old son, Gideon. Kennedy McKean is the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy and daughter of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. (4-3-20)