On Tuesday, Californians will decide whether Governor Gavin Newsom should stay in office, or go. The governor is painting Tuesday's recall election as an opportunity to reject a Republican takeover of the nation's biggest Democratic stronghold.
Raw Video: AG Rob Bonta Announces Crackdown On Retail Theft RingFive people have been sentenced in one of the largest retail theft ring busts in California history, Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Friday. (12/3/21)
Report Critical of Vallejo Police Killing of Sean Monterrosa in 2020A new investigation suggests that a Vallejo police office did not have "objective reasoning" when he shot Sean Monterrosa in 2020 outside a Walgreens that was being looted.
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Holidays Add To Happy Ending For Student Who Overcame Family Strife To ExcelHolidays can be tough for some of us, but it's also a time of year that can bring unexpected joy and healing. Alexa Mota López has experienced both. Elizabeth Cook reports.
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Liam's List Dec. 3: Christmas Tree Lightnings; Golden Girls Christmas Live; Elton's Christmas SongKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem provides KPIX 5 users with a weekly weekend tip list of Bay Area entertainment, music, film and online entertainment.
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamCooler weekend temperatures
COVID VACCINATIONS: With Omicron's emergence wait times for boost shots increasingTrying to get an appointment for a COVID booster shot before the holidays is getting harder, according to many people in the Bay Area.
SINKING SIDEWALKS: Sinking Sidewalks In San Francisco's Mission Bay NeighborhoodThere is a new twist in an ongoing investigation into in one San Francisco neighborhood known as “Little Venice.”
Smash-and-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry StoreIn a heist that lasted less than 30 seconds, a group of thieves pulled off another smash-and-grab robbery in San Jose at the Eastridge Mall Thursday afternoon. Maria Cid Medina reports. (12-2-21)
Investigation Finds Vallejo Officer's Use of Deadly Force Not 'Reasonable'An independent investigation into the 2020 police shooting death of Sean Monterrosa concluded that the use of deadly force by a Vallejo officer was not "objectively reasonable." Andrea Nakano reports. (12-2-21)
San Francisco Lights Up GG Park Christmas Tree After Dark Pandemic YearThe city of San Francisco kicked off a holiday tradition with its “Winter Lights” tree-lighting ceremony in Golden Gate Park Thursday night. Kenny Choi reports. (12-2-21)
Bay Area Sees Rush to Get COVID Booster ShotsTrying to get an appointment for a COVID booster shot before the holidays is getting harder, according to many people in the Bay Area. Katie Nielsen reports. (12-2-21)
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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)
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)