East Bay residents may notice a difference in the taste of their tap water soon. Wilson Walker reports on EBMUD's plan to use the Sacramento River to solve the water shortage during the current drought.
Program: California Drought 2021Categories: Environment/Green, News, Local News, KPIXTV, Top Story, Google
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
Gov. Newsom Calls On CHP To Help Stop Smash And Grab RobberiesGovernor Newsom called on CHP officers to help patrol malls and freeways in an effort to stop smash and grab retail robberies. Maria Medina asked shoppers if they feel safe.
Vietnam Airlines Makes Maiden Voyage From SFO To Ho Chi Minh CityVietnam Airlines traveled from SFO to Ho Chi Minh city on Monday. Kenny Choi tells us the airport was awash in green and yellow to mark the launch.
Monday Night Forecast With Darren PeckMild weather.
Exclusive: Slain Officer Kevin Nishita's Adoptive Daughter Remembers HimFor the first time we are hearing from the family of the security guard and former police sergeant Kevin Nishida. In an exclusive interview, Maureen Campos, his adoptive daughter talks to Betty Yu.
COVID: Omicron Variant Making Some People Nervous About Holiday TravelThe Omicron variant may not have reached the Bay Area but many here are rethinking their holiday travel plans. Andrea Nakano got some advice from local health experts.
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Tesla Braking System Causes Young Driver To Fail His DMV Driving TestTesla's unique braking system almost cost one young driver to flunk his DMV driver's test. Kiet Do tells us how his failing score got reversed.
Maureen Campos Remembers Her Adoptive Father Kevin NishitaBetty Yu conducts an emotional interview with Maureen Campos, the adopted daughter of slain retired police officer and television crew security guard Kevin Nishita (11-29-2021)
Port Of Oakland Cargo Volume Down 20% In October As Ships Divert SouthJohn Ramos reports on how diversion of cargo ships to larger SoCal ports is reducing cargo volume at the Port of Oakland (11-29-2021)
Suspect In Nordstrom Smash-And-Grab Robbery Appears In CourtOne of several suspects in a well-coordinated smash-and-grab robbery at Nordstrom department store in Walnut Creek was in court on Monday. Andria Borba tells us more about the felony charges.
Mayor Schaaf Pushes to Increase Oakland Police Staffing During Spike In ViolenceWilson Walker reports on Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf calling for increased police staffing amid wave of deadly street violence (11-29-2021)
COVID Omicron: Rush To Vaccinate In East Bay As New Variant EmergesThe Omicron variant of COVID-19 discovered earlier this month was top of mind on those getting vaccinated at the Oakley Recreational Center on Monday. Shawn Chitnis reports. (11/29/21)
Theranos Trial: Elizabeth Holmes Testifies About Relationship With COO Sunny Balwani, Alleges AbuseIn her fourth day on the witness stand, former Theranos CEO testified how she was sexually assaulted during her freshman year at Stanford and said her relationship with boyfriend and business partner Sunny Balwani was abusive. Len Ramirez reports. (11/29/21)
UCSF Infectious Disease Specialist Weighs in On Omicron COVID VariantKPIX anchor Allen Martin talks to UCSF Dr. Peter Chin-Hong about the dangers of the newly discovered Omicron COVID variant (11-29-2021)
Man Drives Stolen Tow Truck in Wrong Direction at Bay Bridge Toll PlazaElizabeth Cook reports on a frightening incident at the Bay Bridge toll plaza Sunday involving CHP and a driver in a stolen tow truck (11-29-2021)
Technology for Holiday TravelersKPIX 5's Gianna Franco talks to Jennifer Jolly with USA Today about some tech gadgets that could be helpful for travelers this holiday season
Extra Protection from COVID-19 Booster ShotsKPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino asks Dr. Ryan Ribeira, Assistant Medical Director of the Stanford Emergency Department, if people still need to get a COVID-19 booster shot if they're fully vaccinated and have already gotten a breakthrough case
Longtime San Jose State Sports Information Director Celebrates 500 Straight Football Games With SpartansAfter 41 years with program, Lawrence Fan worked his 500th straight Spartans football game earlier this season. (11-29-2021)