Experts Predict Cooling Bay Area Housing Market in 2020Despite somewhat dire predictions by Zillow about the future of the Bay Area housing market in 2020, several realtors say they see a slight slowdown rather than a crash in the coming year. Devin Fehely reports. (1-3-20)
Tesla Stock Hits Record as 2019 Sales SoarShares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. hit a record closing price Friday after the company reported that its global deliveries rose more than 50% last year. Andria Borba reports (1-3-20)
Newsom-Appointed Official Touts Big Expansion of Bay Ferry ServiceA new director has been appointed to oversee the agency that operates Bay Area's ferry system and he has an ambitious vision to restore the ferries to their former glory. John Ramos reports. (1-2-20)
Huge Waves Expected To Crest Along Coast Excite Surfers, Hurt Local FishermenThe New Year will likely start off with a bang along the coast as waves as high as a two-story building are expected to crest Wednesday. Maria Medina reports. (12-30-2019)
Black Businesswomen Work Together To Bridge Revenue GapBlack women are the fastest growing group of business owners in the U.S., but surveys show that they tend to face more financial struggles than other entrepreneurs. Sharon Chin reports. (12-30-2019)
49ers Hosting Playoff Game At Levi's Could Mean Cash Windfall For Santa ClaraThe 49ers earning home field advantage during the NFC playoffs is likely a good thing economically for the surrounding area. Kiet Do reports. (12-30-2019)
Talbot's Toyland Owner Cites 'Retail Apocalypse' As San Mateo Store Set To CloseAn iconic toy store in San Mateo has announced it will soon be closing and loyal customers are returning to relive childhood memories and ponder what the future may bring. John Ramos reports.
VTA Launches Improved Service Plan With Free RidesSanta Clara Valley Transportation Authority will offer free rides through the end of 2019, hoping for increased ridership as the public transit provider launches a new higher-frequency route plan. Devin Fehely reports. (12-28-19)
Post-Christmas Shoppers Look for Year-End DealsLots of people were out returning gifts Thursday and KPIX 5's Don Ford headed out to look for some of the best post-Christmas bargains. (12-26-19)
More Retail Chains Set to Shutter Stores, Despite Robust Consumer SpendingAfter Christmas, many shoppers will return to stores but many popular chains won't be around much longer. Betty Yu reports. (12-25-19)
Oakland A's Ink Deal To Buy Share Of Coliseum SiteThe Oakland A's are moving forward with a plan to buy a 50 percent share in the Oakland Coliseum site. The sale was approved by Alameda County Supervisers on Monday, but as Andria Borba reports, some are concerned the deal could create a divide in the city.
Battle Brewing Over Oakland Home Between New Owner And SquattersA house in Oakland is causing a stir between two groups. One has been squatting there illegally, and the other, who now owns the home, plans to turn it into a place to train youth. Emily Turner has the rest of the story.
DoorDash Employee Caught Stealing Package From Santa Clara Complex After DeliveryYet another DoorDash delivery person has been caught on camera dropping off a customer’s food and proceeding to steal nearby packages, this time at a complex in Santa Clara. Kiet Do reports. (12-22-2019)
Go Share App Helps You Get Your Purchase Home FastCEO and founder Shaun Savage talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Go Share, a new app that helps shoppers get their purchases delivered fast.
Farewell Party At SF Children's Gym Forced To Close Due To Soaring CostsFolks at a farewell party for a gym in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood say despite the strong economy, small business owners are having a hard time surviving. Da Lin has more.
Bay Area Patients Stung by Unapproved Stem Cell TreatmentsHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments. Maria Medina reports. (12-19-19)
Facebook User Data Exposed in Massive BreachIf your phone is ringing off the hook with telemarketer calls, yet another Facebook data breach may be to blame. Andria Borba reports. (12-19-19)
Monterey Mushrooms Agrees To Pay Santa Clara's Largest Water Pollution LawsuitThe country's biggest mushroom grower, located in the Bay Area, just agreed to pay $2.24 million in what has become Santa Clara's largest water pollution lawsuit. Maria Medina reports. (12-17-2019)
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Strike Across CAThousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health workers across California are staging a five-day walkout, calling on the healthcare giant to improve working conditions. (12/16/19)
Anchor Brewing Label Illustrator Spreads Holiday Cheer With BeerJim Stitt, age 92, creates labels for San Francisco's Anchor Brewing. Reporter Ashley Williams asked the 92-year-old artist about his decades-long holiday tradition creating the company's Christmas Ale label. (12-13-19)
Some Cupertino Neighbors Miffed About Not Getting Apple Park Event InvitationsFor Apple, it was meant to be an olive branch, an opportunity for neighbors who endured the inconvenience of construction to get a close-up look at the company’s innovative “spaceship” campus. Devin Fehely reports. (12-13-19)
Contra Costa Supervisors Select Prospective Operators To Apply For Cannabis Business PermitsContra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday gave just four out of 40 cannabis operators the green light to apply for business permits. Wilson Walker reports. (12-10-2019)
Potential Tariffs On Chinese Imports Affect Toymakers In Swing Of Holiday Shopping SeasonA second wave of tariffs against Chinese imports scheduled to take effect in less than a week could have a significant impact on the toy business as the holiday shopping season goes into full swing. Joe Vazquez reports. (12-9-2019)
Uber Safety Study Reveals More Than 3,000 Reports of Sexual Assault in 2018Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday that revealed, among other details, that it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in 2018. Mark Sayre reports (12-5-19)