The Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies started this weekend to patrol the shopping district in addition to Walnut Creek police in an effort to combat organized retail thefts.

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Holiday Safety: More police were patrolling the streets of downtown Walnut Creek Saturday nightThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies started this weekend to patrol the shopping district in addition to Walnut Creek police in an effort to combat organized retail thefts.
Saturday Evening Pinpoint ForecastMeteorologist Darren Peck has the latest on a small earthquake in the East Bay and a look at the Sunday Bay Area forecast. (12-4-21)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom (12-4-21)
King Tide Flooding Foreshadows Future Climate Change NormThe king tide returned to the Bay Area, peaking on Saturday morning. Max Darrow reports from San Francisco. (12-4-21)
USF Dons Coach Aims HighThe USF Dons basketball team is 8-0 for the first time since 1976-1977. Coach Todd Golden aims to get this program into the Big Dance for the first time this millennium. Charlie Walter reports. (12-4-21)
North Bay Organizations Unite for Holiday Toy DriveCOVID-19 has changed the way holiday toy drives operate but one effort in the North Bay is using the lessons learned from the pandemic to reach more kids than ever. John Ramos reports. (12-4-21)
Omicron Variant Boosts Demand for BoosterAs the omicron variant continues to spread throughout the country and the Bay Area more people are scrambling either to get vaccinated or boosted. Shawn Chitnis reports from San Mateo. (12-4-21)
PIX NowSaturday morning news headline from the KPIX newsroom
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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 is 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)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (12-3-21)
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)

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