There's new evidence about the possibility that COVID-19 can spread through particles in the air. Don Ford looks at whether air filters could be used to keep people safe from the virus. (7/7/20)
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TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamWarm temperatures as fall season begins
COVID Vaccinations: Contra Costa County Toughens COVID Requirements For Indoor ActivitiesContra Costa County joined San Francisco and Berkeley Wednesday in requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test at the door to step inside certain businesses.
State Water Conservation Falls Short Of Gov. Newsom's GoalThe first report card showing how much water California is conserving is not good. Betty Yu reports that the state fell short of its goals, but the Bay Area did better, conserving nearly 8.5 percent on average.
COVID: Johnson & Johnson Claims Second Shot Boosts Immunity To 94 PercentJohnson & Johnson announced that a booster shot given two months after the first dose increases protection from the virus to 94 percent. Andria Borba tells us more about J & J's second shot.
Fire Destroys Large Home In Penngrove; Prompts EvacuationsFire destroyed a home and horse facility in Penngrove on Tuesday. Firefighters say quick work on the ground and from the air limited damage. Andrea Nakano has more on what was lost.
COVID: Cheaters Using Fake Vaccination Cards Risk Criminal ProsecutionFake identification is nothing new for some minors, but now people are using fake vaccination cards to get through the door. Julie Watts tells us people trying to cheat the system risk serious consequences.
PIX NowKPIX 5 Evening News headlines on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021
Oakland City Council Meeting Discusses Adding Police in Wake of Violent Crime SurgeJohn Ramos reports on mounting pressure to increase number of police officers in Oakland amid a spike in homicides (9-21-2021)
CA Drought: Desalination May Be Alternative Solution For Marin Co. Water CrisisMarin County is considering an expensive solution to its current water shortage. Desalination. Wilson Walker shows us the current plan.
COVID: San Francisco International Airport Implements Vaccination Requirement For All WorkersAll workers at San Francisco International Airport must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to new rules announced by city officials on Tuesday. Devin Fehely reports. (9/21/21)
Tuesday Night Weather Forecast With Darren PeckAfter a hot start to the week, expect cooler conditions Wednesday, particularly along the coast. Air quality is expected to improve as winds shift. Darren Peck has the forecast. (9/21/21)
Amazon Rolls Out Palm-Scanning Contactless PaymentsAmazon launched a contactless payment system called Amazon One for the first time in Northern California at their store in San Jose's Santana Row. Kiet Do reports. (9/21/21)
Search Underway For 17-Year-Old Swept Out To Sea North Of Santa CruzAuthorities are searching for a teen who was last seen swimming near a beach north of Santa Cruz on Monday night. Max Darrow reports. (9/21/21)
Stanford Infectious Disease Expert on Johnson and Johnson COVID Vaccine BoosterAnother vaccine maker is promoting a COVID vaccine booster shot. Johnson and Johnson said it’s developing a booster that can multiply the efficacy of its single dose vaccine. Stanford infectious disease specialist Dr. Yvonne Maldonado discusses the development in an interview on KPIX 5 News.
Highway 50 Finally Reopens After Month-Long Closure From WildfiresRenee Santos reports on Caltrans reopening Highway 50 after month-long Caldor Fire closure (9-21-2021)
Woman Testifies About Inaccurate Theranos Hormone Test During TrialLen Ramirez reports on latest testimony regarding inaccuracies reported by faulty Theranos tests (9-21-2021)
Penngrove Home Inferno Forces Evacuations North of PetalumaResidents of the Penngrove community just north of Petaluma were ordered to evacuate Tuesday afternoon from a large house fire, according to authorities.
Penngrove House Fire Forces Evacuations North of PetalumaResidents of the Penngrove community just north of Petaluma were ordered to evacuate from a large house fire, according to authorities.
Tiffany Road, San Leandro House FireVideo from Alameda County Fire Department
President Biden Speaks at First U.N. General Assembly Since Pandemic StartedMichael George reports on Pres. Biden defending U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan at U.N. General Assembly (9-21-2021)
Scaled-Down Dreamforce Conference Kicks Off in San FranciscoJustin Andrews reports on the Dreamforce conference returning to San Francisco's Moscone Center (9-21-2021)
PIX NowKPIX 5 Noon News headlines on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamSoaring temperatures, smoky skies for the Bay Area on Tuesday