A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against Bank of America Tuesday in the wake of widespread fraudulent Employment Development Department (EDD) claims totaling billions of dollars. Kenny Choi reports. (6/1/21)
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Fog Gives Way to Smog as Bay Area Air Quality PlummetsAir quality that has hovered in the moderate category this week got markedly worse Thursday afternoon with the index hitting 150 and higher across the Bay Area. Andria Borba reports. (12-2-21)
Expert: Sidewalk Subsidence in SF Could Have Been AvoidedSidewalks in Mission Bay south of Oracle Park are sinking as much as a foot or more in places. Now we are learning this problem could have been avoided. Max Darrow reports. (12-2-21)
Smash-and-Grab Thieves Hit South Bay Jewelry StorePolice in San Jose are investigating a smash-and-grab robbery at the Eastridge Mall Thursday afternoon. Kiet Do reports. (12-2-21)
Omicron Variant Prompts Vax Holdouts to Seek the ShotEven in the Bay Area there are pockets of resistance where the coronavirus and its variants can take hold. Fortunately, many who haven't been vaccinated are reacting to omicron by getting the shot. Wilson Walker reports. (12-2-21)
Water Restrictions Tighten in North and South Bay CommunitiesTough drought restrictions are now in place in much of the South Bay and in parts of the North Bay. San Jose and Marin County water customers have a choice: cut back or pay up. Max Darrow reports. (12-2-21)
Boomtown or Ghost Town? San Jose Resembles BothRecord-setting investments and big commercial office deals are still happening in Silicon Valley, even though many of the big office buildings are still empty. Len Ramirez reports. (12-2-21)
First Confirmed U.S. Case of Omicron Variant Detected in San FranciscoKPIX 5's Len Kiese asks Dr. Karin Shavelson with Marin Health if the COVID-19 Omicron variant is any more transmissible than the Delta variant, and how concerned we should be here in the Bay Area
Talking COVID: Omicron Shows Up in U.S.Allen Martin and Elizabeth Cook speak with Dr. George Rutherford with UCSF. (12-2-21)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastChief meteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area forecast for Friday and the weekend. (12-2-21)
MLB Lockout: A’s, Giants Players Blacked Out on Team WebsitesMLB’s website is a desolate place that lacks news or images of baseball stars after the MLB lockout -- the ninth work stoppage in baseball history -- took effect at midnight Thursday. Vern Glenn reports. (12-2-21)
Pres. Biden Announces New Measures to Halt Omicron SpreadPresident Biden laid out new actions to tackle the omicron coronavirus variant. CBS News Debra Alfarone reports from the White House. (12-2-21)
Asian Senior Attacked at SF Bus Stop Appears in CourtAn elderly Asian man attacked at a bus stop in San Francisco got his chance to speak out in court Thursday. Shawn Chitniss reports. (12-2-21)
Santa Clara Broncos Seeking Back-To-Back College Cup Title On Home FieldCollegiate soccer’s NCAA tournament ends at Santa Clara University starting Friday night, presenting a unique opportunity for the Broncos’ who are trying to become the first back-to-back champion in over a decade. Vern Glenn reports.
New International Travel Rules Enacted To Stem Spread of COVID Omicron VariantThe Biden administration says early next week, all international travelers arriving in the U.S. will need a COVID test within one day of departure, regardless of nationality or vaccination status. Jocelyn Moran reports.
Major League Baseball Locks Out Players; Removes Them From WebsitesThe labor impasse between Major League Baseball teams and their players has not only resulted in the league imposing a lockout of players, their images also been removed from team rosters on their websites. Justin Andrews reports.
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OMICRON: New international travel restrictions are put in place to slow spreadAfter a San Francisco resident became the nation's first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, questions are being raised about the possibility of additional travel rules.
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamNo rain in the 7-day forecast
LOCKOUT: A's, Giants Players Locked Out In Labor Dispute With MLB OwnersSan Francisco Giants and Oakland A's players were locked out and their images removed from team websites early Thursday after Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century.
Walnut Creek To Use COVID Relief Funds For Hiring Police Officers, Curb Retail CrimeIn the wake of a spike of retail crime, including a large smash-and-grab at Nordstrom, Walnut Creek officials approved using COVID-19 relief funds to fund additional officers to patrol the city's main shopping corridor. Katie Nielsen reports. (12/1/21)
Drought Emergency: Water Districts Across Bay Area, California Warned Not To Expect Shipments From StateDespite recent rains, state water officials sent out a warning to water districts that it doesn’t have enough water to send out, including districts in the Bay Area. Andrea Nakano reports. (12/1/21)