CBSN Bay Area talks to Andrew Akufo, co-founder and partner of Gapelii, a black-owned clothing brand based in San Francisco, CA and Hobbs, NM. 10% of all proceeds and sales are donated back to the communities they serve, providing scholarships, clothing and food to under-served populations and youth.
Extreme Heat Wave Bakes Bay Area, Strains Power GridThursday the Bay Area will see the peak of the heat wave with temperatures soaring to triple districts across the region. Some parts of the Bay Area will go under an excessive heat watch, including East Bay valleys. Emily Turner reports. (6/17/21)
Thursday Morning Weather Forecast with Mary Lee(6/17/21)
Historic San Francisco Chinatown Theater Prepares for Grand OpeningTwo Salesforce software engineers have taken on the revival of a historic San Francisco venue called the Great Star Theater in Chinatown. (6/16/21)
San Jose NAACP Leader Leaves For Atlanta Amid Dwindling Black PopulationRev. Jethroe Moore II, a prominent figure and civil rights activist in Silicon Valley, quietly left to begin a new life outside a city he said doesn't take care of people of color. Maria Medina reports. (6/16/21)
Details Emerge In Stabbing Of 94-Year-Old Asian Woman In San FranciscoA suspect who was out on bail or release from a previous case was arrested after an 94-year-old woman of Asian descent was stabbed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Wednesday. Betty Yu reports. (6/16/21)
San Jose Mandates Videotaping Of All Gun PurchasesIn the wake of a workplace mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine transit workers, San Jose officials have passed a new gun law that requires retailers to video-record all firearm purchases, becoming the largest city in California with such a rule. Devin Fehely reports. (6/16/21)
Walnut Creek Retailers Claim Restaurant Parklets Obscuring Their StorefrontsWhile outdoor dining parklets have been credited for saving restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic, some retail establishments said their storefronts have been obscured from the view of potential customers. John Ramos reports. (6/16/21)
'No Sideshow Zone;' Antioch Unveils Prevention, Enforcement Action Against Planned 'Rideout' EventAntioch's mayor and police chief on Wednesday declared the city a "no sideshow zone" and outlined steps for prevention and enforcement following information about planned events. Wilson Walker reports.
Some San Jose Neighbors Tired of Mess Left By Migrating Cliff SwallowsLen Ramirez reports on San Jose residents concerned about droppings, dead baby bird piling up from migrating swallows (6-16-2021)
Heat Wave: High Temps, Full Reopening Bring Crowds To Concord Water ParkWith temperatures soaring into the 100s and COVID-19 capacity limits being lifted, an East Bay water park proved again to be a popular destination in beating the heat. Kenny Choi reports. (6/16/21)
Jefferson Awards Winner: Christina OrtegaWith very few California high school students being enrolled in computer science, this week's Jefferson Award winner heads a nonprofit aiming at bringing those numbers up and bridging the digital divide. Sharon Chin reports. (6/16/21)
Wednesday Evening Forecast with Paul Heggen(6/16/21)
Firefighters Go Through Grueling Training in South Bay HeatKiet Do reports on firefighters going through intense training and testing amid heat wave (6-16-2021)
Danville Officer Pleads Not Guilty in 2018 Shooting of Unarmed ManAllen Martin reports on East Bay law enforcement officer pleading not guilty in 2018 officer-involved shooting (6-16-2021)
Raw Video: Thieves Steal From Parked Car At San Francisco Lombard St.In the latest example of car break-ins in San Francisco, a witness captured video of thieves breaking into a car at Lombard St. and making off with bags and suitcases as tourists watched. (6/16/21)
Raw Video: Thieves Break Into Vehicle at Lombard St. in San FranciscoAn eyewitness was recording during a car break-in in San Francisco Tuesday on Lombard St. (6/16/21)
Getting Ready for Amazon Prime DayKPIX morning anchor Len Kiese talks to CNET Senior Reporter, Shara Tibken, about this year's Amazon Prime Day, the Apple watch update and more.
Wednesday Afternoon Weather Forecast with Mary Lee(6/16/21)
California Offers Six Flags Vaccine Incentive; Plan For 100% Rent PaymentsAnne Makovec reports. (6/16/21)
Heat Wave Descends on Bay Area; Cooling Centers Offered, Energy Conservation UrgedTriple-digit temperatures were expected during a heat wave enveloping the Bay Area. Justin Andrews and Mary Lee report. (6/16/21)
TODAY'S FORECAST: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamTemperatures begin to climb on Wednesday