Many young people struggle to fit in at college, but for first-generation students, basics like networking and even off-campus meals can be out of reach. It's a situation Students Rising Above scholar Cindy Escobar is seeking to change. Elizabeth Cook reports. (5/4/21)
West Contra Costa Schools: Teachers union makes classroom COVID safety demandsUnion and West Contra Costa School District officials set to meet to discuss teachers demand for more COVID safety measures
Fatal Collision: Highway 85 northbound traffic slowed after pedestrian fatally struckMorning commute on northbound Highway 85 slowed after pedestrian fatally struck
Billboard Battle: Astronomers Atop Mount Hamilton Join Battle Against Digital Billboards Going Up In San JoseAs San Jose revisits the issue of digital billboards, astronomers at Lick Observatory concerned about light pollution are now weighing in.
First Alert Weather 7-Day ForecastSunny and warm through the weekend
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Oakland Businesses Switch From Cash Only To Credit To Stop Attacks On AsiansAhead of the Lunar New Year, there is a push to change the way Oakland Chinatown businesses do business. Andria Borba reports on the switch from cash to credit to stop attacks on Asians.
COVID: Health Experts Weigh Impact Of BA.2. Stealth Strain OmicronA new coronavirus strain called BA.2, has been dubbed the stealth Omicron variant because it is harder to detect. Andrea Nakano on its impact on the pandemic.
VIDEO: French Bulldog Stolen At Gunpoint In Castro Valley Reunites With OwnerA French bulldog stolen at gunpoint in Castro Valley is reunited with its owner.
San Jose Becomes First U.S. City With Gun Liability Insurance LawSan Jose just made history becoming the first city in the nation to require gun liability insurance. Maria Cid Medina gets reactions from supporters and opponents.
Asian American Hate Crimes: Victim In Brutal Chinatown Attack Sues San Francisco DA Chesa BoudinVictim In Brutal Chinatown Attack Sues San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Amid Shocking Jump In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
Port Pollution: West Oakland residents oppose proposed open air sand and gravel storage site at Port of OaklandWest Oakland residents say they are concerned about dusty air from proposed open air sand and gravel storage site at Port of Oakland
Omicron: Emerging Omicron Sub Variant Shouldn't Delay Lull In COVID pandemicExperts believe there is a lull coming to the COVID pandemic
San Jose Urban Village: Developers hope to old San Jose strip mall into a new urban villageDevelopers hope to turn the old El Paseo de Saratoga Center into an urban village similar to Santana Row
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamSunny, warm with plenty of pollen in the air
Omicron: Infectious Sub-Variant Of Omicron Detected In Santa Clara CountyUCSF Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Peter Chin-Hong on the new descendant of the highly contagious omicron variant detected in Santa Clara County
Blaring Train Horns: Menlo Park residents want to silence annoying Cal Train hornsMenlo Park is trying to find a way to silence the dozens of trains that blare their horns as they travel up and down the Peninsula every day
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49ers Faithful: Excitement builds among 49ers fans days before the NFC Championship showdown with the RamsThe 49ers Faithful are getting ready for Sunday's NFC Championship showdown
Fentanyl Murder Charge: DA Charges Teen With Murder For Selling Fatal Dose Of Fentanyl To 12-Year-Old GirlThe Santa Clara District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday that has charged a teenage drug dealer with murder for selling a fatal dose of Fentanyl to 12-year-old.
BART Rescue: Man rescued after falling onto tracks at San Bruno BART StationMan suffers non-life threatening injuries after falling onto tracks at San Bruno BART Station
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