A new state law that went into effect this year will decrease speed limits to 20 mph for seven streets in San Francisco that go through business districts. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-13-22)
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COVID: Omicron Surge Of 911 Calls Stretches Emergency Services, Fire CrewsThe Omicron spike is stretching emergency services and hospitals in Contra Costa County thin. Andrea Nakano reports, now it is overwhelming fire crews.
Big Sur 'Colorado' Fire Could Be Sign Of Longer Wildfire SeasonThe wildfire burning in the Big Sure area has experts thinking the fire season could become year-round in California. Maria Cid Medina explains.
Sunnyvale Shoots Green Lasers To Shoo Away Growing Flock Of CrowsLike as scene out of Alfred Hitchcock's movie, 'The Birds,' more than 1,000 crows have flocked to Sunnyvale. Andria Borba tells us the city is shooting green lasars at the birds, to try and drive them away.
Smash-And-Grab Robbery At Jewelry Store In Tanforan MallSmash-and-grab theives hit a jewelry store in the Tanforan Mall in San Bruno
SJ Lawmakers Set To Vote On Gun Liability ProposalThe San Jose City Council is set to vote on a gun liability ordinance. Kiet Do tells us opponents are vowing to fight it.
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NASA's New Orbiting Telescope Moved Into PlaceBradley Blackburn reports on NASA scientists positioning $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope in its orbital location (1-24-2022)
Public Awareness Campaign Shows Impact Of Leaded Fuel On Children Near SJ's Reid-Hill AirportThe battle to close San Jose's Reid-Hillview Airport is heating up with the launch of a campaign to raise awareness about the impact of leaded fuel on children's health. Devin Fehely tells us not everyone is on board.
Memorial Held For Slain Alameda Co. Sheriff's Recruit David NguyenA memorial service was held Monday for Alameda County sheriff's recruit David Nguyen. The 28-year-old, who was killed in a freeway shooting, was set to graduate in February. Ryan Yamamoto reports. (1/24/22)
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San Mateo Residents Still Struggling to Find At-Home COVID TestsShawn Chitnis reports on many stores in San Mateo still having a hard time keeping COVID test kits on shelves (1-24-2022)
Powerful Surf Strikes Coast; Surfers At Ocean Beach Brave Dangerous WavesA powerful swell and big waves didn’t stop surfers from testing their skills at Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.
Homeland Security Warns Russian-Ukraine Crisis Could Lead to Cyberattacks in U.S.The Department of Homeland Security is warning that the situation in Ukraine could lead to cyberattacks here in the United States. Russia has been the source if several attacks previously, though it is often hard to know exactly who is responsible. Wilson Walker reports.
Caltrans To Hold Upcoming Hearings On Future Of Highway 37 Corridor Amid Likely Sea Level RiseCaltrans is holding two upcoming public meetings to hear from the people about what to do with Highway 37 in the North Bay. The meetings, scheduled for Tuesday and February 2 are inviting the public to dream big. John Ramos reports. (1/24/22)
Crews Make More Progress on Colorado Fire in Monterey CountyRyan Yamamoto reports on unusual wildfire that broke out near Big Sur Friday still burning (1-24-2022)
Stage Set For Epic Battle Between 49ers and Rams at SoFi StadiumLen Ramirez reports on 49ers fans aiming to take away the home field advantage from the Los Angeles Rams at NFC Championship game (1-24-2022)
Police Investigate Homicide in Antioch Parking LotJuliette Goodrich reports on Antioch police investigating a homicide in a shopping center parking lot (1-24-2022)
Muni Getting Back on TrackSFMTA Director Jeffrey Tumlin talks to KPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino about staffing shortages due to the pandemic, an update on subway service, and how vaccine mandates are impacting the agency
Local Food Banks in Need of VolunteersKPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino talks to Regi Young with the Alameda County Community Food Bank about the critical shortage of volunteers
Can You Catch Omicron More Than Once?KPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino asks Dr. Malathi Srinivasan with Stanford Health Care if you can be infected with the Omicron variant multiple times, and about how hospitals are still bracing for the worst due to the surge in cases
Niners Fans Bask in Victory Over Packers, Look for Tickets to NFC Championship GameJocelyn Moran reports on 49ers fans facing some challenges getting tickets to NFC Championship game against the Rams (1-22-2022)
Pentagon Places Troops on Standby to Possibly Deploy to Eastern EuropeNatalie Brand reports on Biden Administration considering sending troops and equipment to Eastern Europe as tensions mount in Ukraine (1-24-2022)
Concerns over Inflation, Tension in Ukraine Lead to Tumbling Stock PricesJustin Andrews reports on investor worries over inflation and rising tension in Ukraine leading to seventh straight day of stocks dropping (1-24-2022)
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