The Oakland City Council will vote on Tuesday whether to add more police officers amid rising homicide numbers. Kenny Choi tells us a group opposing the increase says there is no staffing shortage.
Weather Extra: Rain Amounts This Water YearKPIX 5 Meteorologist Darren Peck breaks down the amount of rain we've seen so far this water year and how this dry January compares to an average January in the Bay Area.
NFC Championship: Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo On 49ers As They Prepare For NFC Championship Game49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo answer reporters question in build up to NFC Championship Game
Breyer Retirement Update: Supreme Court Justice, San Francisco Native Stephen Breyer To RetireSupreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court.
COVID Mandates: Mixed reaction to Marin County's decision to begin easing mask mandatesSome residents think it may be a bit early for Marin County to ease mask mandates
First Alert Weather 7-Day ForecastSunny and warm heading into weekend
Supreme Court Justice, San Francisco Native Stephen Breyer Set To RetireSupreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a San Francisco native, announced he would retire at the end of this year's term, giving President Joe Biden his first opportunity to shape the future of the court. Andria Borba reports. (1/26/22)
49ers Playoffs: Health Experts Urge Gathering Safely For NFC ChampionshipWith just days away from this weekend's big NFC Championship game, health experts are reminding football fans to be careful as they gather, especially indoors. Maria Cid Medina reports. (1/26/22)
COVID: Marin County Begins Easing Rules As Omicron Surge Likely PeakingWith the COVID-19 omicron surge already hitting its peak in many areas, Marin County has started to ease back some restrictions. But there is a divide between those that are ready and those that believe it’s too soon. Andrea Nakano reports. (1/26/22)
Fatal Crash, Fire Involving Big-Rig Prompts Closure Of Eastbound Richmond-San Rafael BridgeOne person has died following a fatal crash and fire involving a big-rig on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Wednesday night. (1/26/22)
Homeless Encampment On BART Property In Concord EvictedOn Wednesday, authorities have evicted the remaining residents of a homeless encampment underneath elevated BART tracks in Concord. (1/26/22)
Bay Area African-American Church Congregations In Peril After Leader Accused Of FraudMembers of AME Zion Church congregations in Oakland, San Jose, Palo Alto face uncertainty after a former bishop was indicted on fraud and conspiracy charges, leaving the churches in debt. Devin Fehely reports. (1/26/22)
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Gun Rights Group Sues San Jose Over Liability Insurance OrdinanceHours after passing the nation’s first law requiring gun owners to purchase liability insurance and pay an annual fee, gun rights advocates sued the City of San Jose seeking “injunctive relief” to immediately block the new law from taking effect, while the legal challenges are resolved. Kiet Do reports.
Weather Extra: Rainfall TotalsIn this week's Weather Extra, Darren looks at how much rain we've gotten so far this water year, and how this dry January compares to our January average
Questions Raised After Suspect In Attacks On San Francisco Asian Businesses Found To Be Out Of CustodyAccording to the San Francisco District Attorney’s office, 37 year old Derik Barreto is the man responsible for more than half of all reported hate crimes against the API community in San Francisco last year. Kenny Choi reports. (1/26/22)
San Francisco's Moscone Center Welcome Back Convention AttendeesMax Darrow reports on downtown SF businesses happy to see the first post-pandemic conference be held at Moscone Center (1-26-2022)
Wednesday Evening Weather Forecast with Paul Heggen1/26/22
2022 Jefferson Awards Medal Ceremony to Honor 2021 WinnersWe are honoring all of our 2021 KPIX Bay Area Jefferson Award winners in a virtual ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2022. Register to save your spot and watch the award ceremony at https://sanfrancisco.multiplyinggood.org/KPIXJeffersonAwards
Fight of California Solar Power Incentives Playing Out Over AirwavesJohn Ramos reports on the intense battle over California's solar incentive program that is set to be weighed by the CPUC (1-26-2022)
San Francisco 49ers Hold First Practice of NFC Championship WeekVern Glen reports on the San Francisco 49ers taking to the practice field before heading down to Los Angeles for the NFC Championship this weekend (1-26-2022)
San Francisco Crime Statistics Show Sharp Rise In Gun Violence In 2021On Wednesday, Mayor London Breed and San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott revealed the city's final crime statistics from 2021, which included a sharp jump in gun violence. Wilson Walker reports. (1/26/22)
East Bay Real Estate MarketKPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino asks the 2022 President of the Bay East Association of Realtors, Sheila Cunha, about the latest housing numbers and real estate trends in the East Bay