California’s Latinos are the fastest growing demographic with an estimated population of 15 million, and yet only about one percent of philanthropic dollars are invested in Latino organizations. Jefferson Award Winner Jacqueline Martinez is working to change that. Sharon Chin reports.
Omicron: Infectious Sub-Variant Of Omicron Detected In Santa Clara CountySanta Clara County health officials confirmed Tuesday they have detected a descendant of the highly contagious omicron variant in two people.
San Francisco's Feb. 15 Special ElectionKPIX 5's Anne Makovec talks to KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern about the school board recall that's on the ballot, and the races for Assembly and Assessor-Recorder
Raw Video: San Francisco Mayor Breed, Police Chief Scott Remarks On AAPI Hate CrimeSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott on Tuesday highlighted a surge in hate crimes against the city's Asian-American and Pacific-Islander (AAPI) communities as seen in new statistics from the police department.
Rewards App for RentersKPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino talks to the CEO of Pinata about her app that she says offers rewards for rental payments, and could also help boost credit scores
SAT College Admission Exam to Go Fully DigitalJustin Andrews reports the change to a digital SAT comes at a time when thousands of colleges and universities have already either halted or ended testing requirements.
PIX NowTuesday noon news update from KPIX 5
San Jose Set to Vote On Ordinance Requiring Gun Owners to Carry Liability InsuranceThe proposed ordinance on gun liability insurance is aimed at helping reduce gun violence in the city, with the money going to nonprofits helping victims of gun violence and other services. Jocelyn Moran reports.
San Francisco Reports Near Six-Fold Increase in AAPI Hate CrimesSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott announced the city has seen hate crimes against Asians increase 567%, jumping from nine victims in 2020 to 60 victims in 2021.
Highway 37: Caltrans To Hold Virtual Hearing On Future Of Highway 37 CorridorCaltrans is holding a virtual public meeting Tuesday to hear from the people about what to do with Highway 37 in the North Bay.
San Jose Guns: Showdown Brews Over Proposed Law Requiring San Jose Gun Owners To Buy Liability InsuranceSan Jose gun owners could be required to purchase liability insurance and pay an annual fee on their weapons under an ordinance up for vote tonight.
PIX NowTuesday morning headlines from the KPIX newsroom
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamSunny, warm through Friday
Restrictions Lifted On Tickets To NFC Championship For 49ers Fans49er fans are free to pack the stands in the championship game in Southern California. It comes after the Rams went to extreme measures to avoid another sea of red at SoFi Stadium. Reporter Chris Holstom reports on the fallout.
COVID: Omicron Surge Of 911 Calls Stretches Emergency Services, Fire CrewsThe Omicron spike is stretching emergency services and hospitals in Contra Costa County thin. Andrea Nakano reports, now it is overwhelming fire crews.
Big Sur 'Colorado' Fire Could Be Sign Of Longer Wildfire SeasonThe wildfire burning in the Big Sure area has experts thinking the fire season could become year-round in California. Maria Cid Medina explains.
Sunnyvale Shoots Green Lasers To Shoo Away Growing Flock Of CrowsLike as scene out of Alfred Hitchcock's movie, 'The Birds,' more than 1,000 crows have flocked to Sunnyvale. Andria Borba tells us the city is shooting green lasars at the birds, to try and drive them away.
Smash-And-Grab Robbery At Jewelry Store In Tanforan MallSmash-and-grab theives hit a jewelry store in the Tanforan Mall in San Bruno
SJ Lawmakers Set To Vote On Gun Liability ProposalThe San Jose City Council is set to vote on a gun liability ordinance. Kiet Do tells us opponents are vowing to fight it.
PIX NowKPIX 5 Evening News headlines for Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.
NASA's New Orbiting Telescope Moved Into PlaceBradley Blackburn reports on NASA scientists positioning $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope in its orbital location (1-24-2022)
Public Awareness Campaign Shows Impact Of Leaded Fuel On Children Near SJ's Reid-Hill AirportThe battle to close San Jose's Reid-Hillview Airport is heating up with the launch of a campaign to raise awareness about the impact of leaded fuel on children's health. Devin Fehely tells us not everyone is on board.
Memorial Held For Slain Alameda Co. Sheriff's Recruit David NguyenA memorial service was held Monday for Alameda County sheriff's recruit David Nguyen. The 28-year-old, who was killed in a freeway shooting, was set to graduate in February. Ryan Yamamoto reports. (1/24/22)
Monday Evening Forecast with Paul Heggen1/24/22
San Mateo Residents Still Struggling to Find At-Home COVID TestsShawn Chitnis reports on many stores in San Mateo still having a hard time keeping COVID test kits on shelves (1-24-2022)