Rome Hamner, Co Artistic Director of the South Bay Beat Institute talks to Bay Area Focus host Len Kiese about Taiko drumming workshops, the history of the Japanese drumming in the Bay Area, and performs a solo piece. For more information go to playfulpeople.org.
PIX NowKPIX Evening News headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
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)
Supply Chain Problems, Pandemic Likely to Keep Inflation Rising in Short TermSkyler Henry reports on how getting the COVID pandemic under control is the best way to stop rising inflation (11-30-2021)
Preview of Rugrats Holiday SpecialKPIX 5's Anne Makovec talks to E.G. Daily about the new 'Rugrats' half-hour holiday special 'Traditions,' premiering December 2 on Paramount+
Theranos Trial: Elizabeth Holmes Cross Examined By ProsecutionOn her fifth day on the witness stand, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was questioned by prosecutors for the first time in her fraud trial. Len Ramirez reports. (11/30/21)
Food For Bay Area Families: Wells FargoAmanda Starrantino reports on Wells Fargo donating $25,000 to the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank (11-30-2021)
Food For Bay Area Families: Whole FoodsAmanda Starrantino reports on Whole Foods' Shop Local, Give Local program to help families in need (11-30-2021)
PIX NowKPIX Noon News headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
Omnicron Variant of Coronavirus Leads to New Travel RecommendationsAnne Makovec reports on new travel recommendations and booster guidance issued since the emergency of the Omnicron variant of COVID-19 (11-30-2021)
Oakland Police Chief Discusses How Department Is Cracking Down on Street ViolenceJocelyn Moran reports on Oakland's police chief addressing what his department is doing in the face of spike in street violence (11-30-2021)
HIGH FLYING: Bay Area Startup Sets Sights On Developing 'Perpetually Flying Drone'A Bay Area startup has set its sights on developing a “perpetually flying drone”, that can stay airborne for days, or even weeks at a time.
Retail Smash and Grabs: State, local officials announced enforcement crackdown on retail theftState, local officials announced enforcement crackdown on retail theft
COVID Vaccination: Local health officials say it's more important than ever to get vaccinated and booster shotsWith the emergence of the Omicron variant, local health officials say it's more important than ever to get vaccinated and to get booster shots
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamCooling temperatures this coming weekend