The father of San Jose VTA employee Paul Megia who died Wednesday, said his son was supposed to work at home that day. Kiet Do reports. (5-27-21)
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Walnut Creek Approves Spending $2 Million For Retail Security Measures in Response to TheftsCity leaders in Walnut Creek are deciding how to address smash-and-grab retail thefts. They’ve approved spending $2 million to enhance security at Broadway Plaza. Justin Andrews reports.
1st Confirmed U.S. Case of Omicron Variant Found in San FranciscoA person who returned to the San Francisco Bay Area from a trip to South Africa has tested positive for the COVID omicron variant -- the first confirmed case in the United States. Jocelyn Moran reports. (12/1/21)
Raw Video: San Francisco Mayor, Public Health Director Remark on Omicron VariantSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Public Health Director Dr. Grant Colfax held a press conference to discuss the 1st confirmed U.S. case of the COVID omicron variant.
SF Conservatory Of Music Hosts Grammy's Listening EventThe SFCM hosted the Recording Academy ahead of the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. KPIX 5's Len Kiese talked to Executive Director of SFCM, Taurin Barrera, about how they conservatory was utilized.
Drought: New Marin Water Restrictions Catch Some Residents Off GuardAt the stroke of midnight on December 1, new water restrictions went into effect in Marin County.
SMASH AND GRABS: Walnut Creek officials will meet to discuss hiring more police to patrol downtownWalnut Creek officials will meet to discuss hiring more police to patrol downtown In the wake of the ransacking of Nordstrom's store by mob of robbers.
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weatherHazy, dry and warm
AIDS Memorial In Golden Gate Park Commemorates Those Who Died From HIVA moving scene in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, as people gather around a sea of lights to remember loved ones lost to AIDS. Kenny Choy tells us, it was created to mark World Aids Day.
COVID: Scientists In A Race To Learn More About Omicron VariantHealth leaders are in a race to combat the new COVID-19 variant Omicron. Maria Cid Medina tells us the three things they are trying to determine.
CA Drought: Marin Co. Water Restrictions Take Effect Dec. 1At the stroke of midnight on December 1, new water restrictions go into effect in Marin County. After the recent rains, Andrea Nakano reports some residents were caught off guard.
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Tuesday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenContinued mild temperatures.
Bay Area Legal Experts Weigh In On Supreme Court And Future Of Abortion RightsBay Area legal experts weigh in on Roe Vs. Wade and the upcoming Supreme Court decision on abortion rights. John Ramos tells us many think the decision will be all or nothing.
San Jose Police Push To Use License Plate Readers To Catch CriminalsSan Jose Police want to use license plate readers to catch criminals. Kiet Do explains why some residents are against it.
Housing Shortage: Inventory In Santa Clara County At All-Time LowPeople looking for a single-family home in Santa Clara County will find big backyards, but not many homes with "for sale" signs, as inventory has reached an all-time low. Andria Borba reports. (11/30/21)
Legendary Josephine Baker Inducted Into The Pantheon In FranceThe legendary performer Josephine Baker became the first Black woman ever to earn one of France's highest honors on November 30, when she was inducted into the prestigious Pantheon. Black Renaissance host Jan Mabry talked to Black Paris Tours CEO Ricki Stevenson about this historic occasion.
Oakland Resident Says Increased Police Not Only Answer to Stopping Street ViolenceWilson Walker reports on one East Oakland resident tired of debate over addressing the city's violent crime problem (11-30-2021)
Study Shows Vital Sierra Snowpack Could Disappear Due to Climate ChangeMax Darrow reports on a study produced by local scientists that gives grim outlook to Sierra snowpack (11-30-2021)
Food For Bay Area Families: Kaiser PermanentePaul Heggen reports on Kaiser Permanente donating $50,000 to the Alameda County Community Food Bank (11-30-2021)
Tech Giants Face Growing Pressure to Protect Children OnlineSeveral world leaders are calling on Silicon Valley to do a better job at protecting children online. KPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino talks with the San Francisco Consul General of France, Frederic Jung, about regulation of the tech industry
Authorities: Student Opens Fire At High School In Michigan, 3 KilledAuthorities in Michigan say a 15-year-old is suspected of opening fire at his high school north of Detroit, killing three and wounding at least eight. Nichelle Medina reports. (11/30/21)