Most farmers are worried about their crops as they head into the second straight dry year. Vineyard owners say they may be the lucky ones -- at least so far. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-7-21)
Program: California Drought 2021Categories: Business, Food & Drink, News, Small Business, Consumer News, Local News, KPIXTV, Google
PIX NowKPIX Evening News headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.
Port Of Oakland Officials Issue Plea For More Cargo Ships To UnloadJohn Ramos reports on official at the Port of Oakland calling for more business amid SoCal port slowdown (10-19-2021)
Arts Commission Votes To Remove Controversial Thomas Fallon Statue In San JoseA prominent statue in San Jose is one step closer to being removed. Kiet Do tells us why the controversial Thomas Fallon statue may be gone soon.
Tuesday Evening Weather Forecast with Paul Heggen10/19/21
Significant Storms Coming To Drought-Parched Northern California; May Bring End to Fire SeasonReal, significant amounts of rainfall are finally on deck for Northern California. This is something the state is going to need to see a lot of - all throughout the fall and winter - to put a dent in the drought. But just this first sequence of rains could do a lot of work towards reducing our fire danger. Wilson Walker reports.
San Francisco Leaders Offer Cash Rewards in Hopes of Reducing Car Break-InsKenny Choi reports on San Francisco city leaders offering cash rewards for information on auto burglaries and fencing operations (10-19-2021)
Storm Watch: La Honda Residents Ready For Rain, Hope For Relief From Fire DangerResidents in the town of La Honda are hoping several days of rain in the forecast will bring relief after months of dry conditions and extreme fire danger. Max Darrow reports. (10/19/21)
COVID: Slow Turnout For Booster Shots Has South Bay Health Officials ConcernedThe rollout of the COVID booster shots in Santa Clara County and across the Bay Area has been sluggish. Devin Fehely health officials are concerned that could spur breakthrough infections.
In-N-Out Burger in Battle With San Francisco Health Officials Over COVID RulesBetty Yu reports on clash over the San Francisco In-N-Out location not enforcing SF Department of Public Health COVID regulations (10-19-2021)
Theranos Trial: Former Product Manager Describes How Holmes Hid FailuresIn the fraud trial of Elizabeth Holmes, a former project manager and college friend of Holmes' brother laid out how the Theranos founder hid product failures. Len Ramirez reports. (10/19/21)
Phish Fan Injured at SF Chase Center Concert Describes Brush with DeathAndria Borba reports on Phish concert attendee injured after being hit by fan who fell from upper level at Chase Center (10-19-2021)
Number of Californians Living with Alzheimer’s Projected to Double by 2040KPIX 5's Len Kiese talks to Jared Giarrusso, the State Director of Government Affairs for the Alzheimer's Association, about the new data released by the California Department of Public Health in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association
Cal Defensive Lineman Playing In 7th College Football SeasonBecause of COVID, the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility for football players, allowing Luc Bequette to play a 7th year. (10-19-21)
FDA Reportedly On Verge of Approving Interchangeable COVID Vaccine BoostersSkyler Henry reports on the FDA reportedly leaning towards the approval of making COVID vaccine boosters interchangeable (10-19-2021)
Raw Video: San Francisco Announces Cash Rewards To Stop Auto Burglary-Fueled Fencing OperationsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed joined Police Chief Bill Scott Tuesday morning at a press conference to announce cash rewards for information on the fencing operations that are contributing to the frequent auto burglaries in the city.
San Francisco, Tourism Industry Offer Cash Rewards To Stop Auto Burglary Fencing OperationsAnne Makovec reports on San Francisco officials announcing cash rewards to fight auto-burglary fencing operations (10-19-2021)
PIX NowKPIX Noon News headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021.
STORM WATCH: Marin County Officials Prepare For A Week Of Stormy WeatherA wave of storm fronts were lined up across the Pacific early Tuesday, a procession of much needed rain showers.
Mt View Fire: Flames Rip Through Mountain View Strip Mall; Force Evacuation Of Nearby HotelA fire erupted in a Mountain View strip mall Monday evening, sending smoke and flames billowing into the sky and forcing firefighters to evacuate a nearby hotel.
PIX NowTuesday morning news headlines from the KPIX 5 newsroom
RAIN PREPS: Marin County officials offer storm preparation tipsMarin County officials want residents ready for upcoming storms
STORM WATCH: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamWave of storm fronts bring relief from drought conditions
COVID: FDA Issues New Recommendations On Mixing Booster ShotsThere is new information about mixing booster shots. Maria Cid Medina talked to a UCSF infectious disease expert.
SFFD Searching For Hero Who Saved A Man From Burning BuildingThe San Francisco Fire Department is looking for the hero who saved a man trapped in his bedroom surrounded by a wall of flames. Andrea Nakano describes the rescue.