Len Kiese reports on Gov. Newsom and California Attorney General Bonta announcing appeal of judge's ruling on state assault weapons ban (6-10-2021)
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NHL Clears Evander Kane In Gambling Probe; Faces New Allegations Of Spousal AbuseAfter the NHL cleared Evander Kane on allegations of betting, the San Jose Sharks is facing new allegations of spousal abuse from his estranged wife. Maria Cid Medina reports. (9/22/21)
Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineCal Fire crews in the North Bay made progress Wednesday evening on the Fremont Fire burning near the community of Schellville in Sonoma County. Andrea Nakano reports. (9/22/21)
COVID: Contra Costa Proof Of Vaccination Requirement Takes EffectA new health order has taken effect in Contra Costa County requiring patrons of indoor restaurants, gyms, theaters and other businesses to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative test. Katie Nielsen reports. (9/22/21)
Betty Reid Soskin, Nation’s Oldest Park Ranger, Honored With School Renaming On 100th BirthdayOn Wednesday, Betty Reid Soskin, the East Bay author, social justice activist and oldest living National Park Ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday with a special gift - a school named for her, and a bridge to the next generation. John Ramos reports.
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Mayor Sam Liccardo Announces Plan To Tackle Homelessness In San Jose With Housing, JobsLooking to address homelessness in San Jose, Mayor Sam Liccardo announced a plan Wednesday to quickly build emergency housing and beef up a jobs program for the unhoused. Kiet Do reports. (9/22/21)
COVID: Some Teachers Want OUSD To Increase Safety ProtocolsA group of Oakland teachers are making a plea to Oakland Unified School District to make their classrooms safer. Wilson Walker has details on talks between educators and the district.
BART Official Warn of Climate Change Bringing Higher Tides, Threatening Some Stations in FutureDevin Fehely reports on BART officials expressing concerns about future impact of climate change on vulnerable stations (9-22-2021)
Theranos Trial: Former Defense Secretary Mattis TestifiesFormer Secretary of Defense James Mattis took the stand in the Elizabeth Holmes' fraud and conspiracy trial. During testimony, Mattis said he once believed Theranos' technology could have helped U.S. troops. Len Ramirez reports. (9/22/21)
Weather ReportDarren Peck reports on the weather forecast. (9/22/2021)
San Francisco Woman Helps Hundreds Of Neighbors Get COVID-19 VaccinationsA San Francisco woman has led the charge to get more than 1,500 neighbors vaccinated against COVID-19. Sharon Chin introduces us to this week's Jefferson Award.
Some Parts of California Still Lagging with Lower COVID Vaccination RatesRenee Santos reports on certain areas of California continuing to lag in COVID vaccination rates (9-22-2021)
Interview: UCSF Professor of Epidemiology On Pfizer COVID Booster ShotThe U.s Food and Drug Administration has authorized Pfizer booster shots for seniors and those at high risk from the virus. Interview with Dr. George Rutherford, Professor of Epidemiology at UCSF.
Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense StandoffA suspect wounded an Oakland police officer early Wednesday and was also shot by police before barricading himself inside a building, triggering a tense standoff that ended when negotiators convinced him to surrender, authorities said. Andria Borba reports. (9/22/21)
London Breed Announces New Anti-Shoplifting InitiativeMax Darrow reports on the city of San Francisco's new law enforcement initiative intended to prevent retail theft. (9/22/2021)
Cal Fire Crews Battling Wildfire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineAndrea Nakano reports on fire crews working to contain the Fremont Fire in Sonoma County (9-22-2021)
Simone Biles' 'Gold Over America Tour'KPIX's Vern Glenn talks to Olympic champions Simone Biles and Jordan Chiles about the highly anticipated "Gold Over America Tour'.
'Survivor' Returns Tonight'Survivor' returns for its 41st season Wednesday night on KPIX at 8PM PST and Paramount+.
TECH TALK: New iPhones May Soon Detect Mental Health ConcernsKPIX's Len Kiest talks to CNET Senior Reporter, Shara Tibken, about Apple's iOS 15 update and how iPhones may soon be able to detect depression and cognitive decline.
Weather Extra: How Autumn Is Changing In the Bay Area and BeyondToday is the Fall Equinox and KPIX meteorologist Paul Heggen explains how Autumn has been changing around the Bay Area and across the country due to climate change.
School Renamed to Commemorate 100th Birthday of 'Ranger Betty'Len Kiese reports on Ranger Betty Soskin getting an East Bay school named after her on her 100th birthday (9-22-2021)
Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense StandoffAnne Makovec reports on Oakland standoff that led to officer and suspect being injured during armed confrontation (9-22-2021)
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Contra Costa County Proof of Vaccination Requirement Now in Effect for BusinessesJustin Andrews reports on proof of vaccination requirement going into effect in Contra Costa County (9-22-2021)