The sprinkling of rain Sunday night was too much for some PG&E power lines. Kiet Do tells us what PG&E says caused so many power poles to catch on fire in neighborhoods across the Bay Area.
South Bay Retailer Shutters Store in Response to Smash-and-Grab Crime WaveA longtime business owner has cleared out his shop and closed his doors indefinitely amid a spate of brazen retail robberies across the Bay Area. Maria Cid Medina reports (12-3-21)
Projected Animated Art Lights Up San Francisco EmbarcaderoSan Francisco launched the country's largest projection-mapping event to celebrate the holiday season. Betty Yu reports. (12-3-21)
Grieving Family Members Call for Justice for Slain Security Guard Kevin NishitaThe family of slain retired police officer Kevin Nishita are speaking out as Oakland leaders try to address the rise in violent crimes and killings in the city where he was fatally shot while on duty. Kenny Choi reports. (12-3-21)
New Omicron Cases Found in East BayThe omicron variant has been detected in Alameda County. Da Lin found out how the strain made its way here and what it means for you. (12-3-21)
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Oakland Leaders Push for More Police to Quell Rising CrimeOakland city leaders are sharing proposals to get more officers back on patrol. Shawn Chitnis reports. (12-3-21)
Raw Video: Family of Kevin Nishita Pleads For Help in Finding KillerThe family of Kevin Nishita, guard and former police officer shot and killed while protecting a TV news crew, spoke about their loss and asked the public's help in bringing his killer to justice.
Caltrans to Shut Interstate 80 Near Fairfield for Bridge RemovalCaltrans will shut a portion of I-80 near Fairfield for 10 hours Saturday to remove Highway 12 to eastbound I-80 connector. Wilson Walker reports. (12-3-21)
San Francisco Steps Up Police Patrols in Union SquareHoping to reassure holiday shoppers and prevent more smash-and-grab retail robberies, SFPD officers are out in force and visible around San Francisco's Union Square. Andria Borba reports. (12-3-21)
Biden Administration: Migrant 'Remain in Mexico' Policy to ResumeThe U.S. government has finalized plans to return non-Mexican asylum-seekers to Mexico under a Trump-era border policy that the Biden administration is set to be reinstated. Skyler Henry reports. (12-3-21)
South Bay Jeweler Says Police Presence Inadequate for Smash-and-Grab ThreatSmall merchants who do business in outdoor strip malls and local business districts say they are the most exposed to smash-and-grab thefts. Len Ramirez reports. (12-3-21)
Friday Evening Pinpoint ForecastChief meteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area weekend forecast. (12-3-21)
California Attorney General Promises Crackdown on Retail CrimeThe California attorney general is hoping to send a message to those involved with organized retail crime: If you participate, you'll get caught and prosecuted. Max Darrow reports. (12-3-21)
Family of Slain Security Guard Remembers Hero Who CaredThe family of Kevin Nishita is hoping any witnesses will come forward to help Oakland police. Kenny Choi reports. (12-3-21)
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.”