News of the first significant winter storm is hopeful but there is a long way to go to make up for what has been lost from Northern California's reservoirs. Wilson Walker reports. (1-22-21)

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Welcome Rain No Match for Diminished Reservoir SupplyNews of the first significant winter storm is hopeful but there is a long way to go to make up for what has been lost from Northern California's reservoirs. Wilson Walker reports. (1-22-21)
Berkeley Council Considers Banning Most Gas, Diesel Car Sales By 2027Looking to cut greenhouse gas emissions, leaders in Berkeley are seeking to sharply reduce the number of gas and diesel vehicles sold in the city. Katie Nielsen reports. (1/13/21)
Costco Gas Station Planned for San Ramon Meets NIMBY ResistanceThe San Ramon Planning Commission has approved a 32-pump gas station on the border of San Ramon and Danville but residents say they're planning on filing an appeal because of health and traffic concerns. Don Ford reports. (12-18-20)
Washington News Wrap: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020Congress is scrambling to fund the government and pass a coronavirus relief bill; President-elect Biden named the first Native American to be Secretary of the Interior. (12-17-20)
Biden Transition: UC Berkeley Professor, Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm Named To Lead Energy DepartmentJennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan and a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, has John Ramos reports. (12/16/20)
King Tide on San Francisco Embarcadero Illustrates Climate Change RiskSpectators came to San Francisco’s Embarcadero Sunday morning to witness the high water of a king tide. It was an opportunity for people to ponder the city’s future as sea levels continue to rise. John Ramos reports (12-13-20)
Dam Removed to Aid Salmon Run on San Geronimo Creek in Marin CountyConservationists scored a big win toward restoring a Marin County watershed for endangered coho salmon. Don Ford reports. (12-11-20)
Self-Driving Farm Tractor Rolls Into Service at California VineyardAn Alameda County winery has become the first customer to try out the world's first autonomous electric tractor. Don Ford reports. (12-10-20)
Fremont Lawmakers Vote To Close Narrow, 2-Lane Shortcut To Cars PermanentlyA precarious commuter shortcut built for buggies in the 1800s has been closed to cars permanently. John Ramos shows us why.
Richmond Residents, Coal Companies Battle Over Use Of PortThe Bay Area and Coal Country seem worlds apart. But it turns out the San Francisco Bay plays a critical role in the export of coal to Asia. Andria Borba reports. (11/18/20)
COVID-19 Pandemic Sends Used Masks, Gloves Into Bay Area WaterwaysThe COVID-19 pandemic is creating new problems for Bay Area waterways, as personal protective equipment such as disposable gloves and masks ending up in San Francisco Bay. Don Ford reports. (11/18/20)
Thousands Of Coho Salmon Released Into Pescadero CreekIn a project years in the making, thousands of Coho salmon have been released into Pescadero Creek in San Mateo County. The fish have not been in the creek for decades. Don Ford reports. (11/17/20)
Deadly Tree Fungus May Be Killing Thousands Of Bay Area Acacia TreesThere’s new color in the East Bay Hills but they are not Fall colors. Don Ford reports it may be the result of a deadly tree fungus attacking acacia trees all across the Bay Area.
2 New Electric Vehicle Makers Target Silicon Valley Car MarketAn electric vehicle competition is about to hit Bay Area roads. In one corner: a first-of-its kind luxury sedan. In the other: a more affordable option outfitted with cutting-edge technology. Betty Yu reports. (11-13-20)
San Francisco Approves Ban On Natural Gas In New ConstructionSan Francisco supervisors have approved a ban on natural gas in newly-constructed buildings in the city, but some are questioning where now is the right time to go "all-electric." Kenny Choi reports. (11/11/20)
Start of Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Delayed Past ThanksgivingThe Year 2020 is taking out another of life's simple pleasures: there will be no local Dungeness crab in stores for Thanksgiving this year. Don Ford reports. (11-5-20)
South Bay Flood Control Crews Work to Clear Debris From Guadalupe RiverCrews in the South Bay are working to clear trash from the Guadalupe River ahead of the rainy season, but the coronavirus pandemic is impacting efforts. Don Ford reports. (10-22-20)
Glass Fire: Returning Evacuees Relieved To See Calistoga Spared From FlamesWith the orders now lifted, many of the folks who started to return to Calistoga liked what they saw. Don Ford reports. (10/7/20)
Climate Watch: Historically Dry February Set Up Epic Wildfire SeasonCal Fire announced Sunday that wildfires had scorched more than 4 million acres in 2020 with no end in sight. But, as meteorologist Darren Peck explains, this fire season -- though record-breaking -- was predictable, given the climate conditions that had been brewing all year. (10-4-20)
Smoke Clears Over Napa Valley Prompting Fear of Rising Temps, Fire ResurgenceEvacuations continue as the Glass Fire continues to blaze up the Napa Valley and now the clearing air may actually cause problems for firefighters. John Ramos reports. (10-4-20)
Minority-Owned SF Gas Station Wants New Lease; Housing Advocates Want It GoneThe Twin Peaks gas station is located on San Francisco land. The business and many neighborhood residents want it to stay but affordable-housing advocates say the location can be put to better use. Da Lin reports. (10-3-20)
Glass Fire: Worries Rise In Napa Valley As Winds Pick UpFirefighters battling the Glass Fire are preparing for the worst as winds already started to pick up in the North Bay mountains late Wednesday night. Andrea Nakano and Paul Heggen report. (9/30/20)
Embers Cause Glass Fire To Jump Across Napa Valley Towards Santa RosaThe Glass Fire started on the eastern side of Napa Valley early Sunday morning and less than 48 hours later, it jumped the valley and burned areas towards Santa Rosa. KPIX 5 report John Ramos shows how it caused so much destruction in a short amount of time. (9/28/20)
Glass Fire Forces Tens Of Thousands To Evacuate From HomesNearly 80,000 people from Napa and Sonoma counties have been forced to evacuate due to the Glass Fire burning in Wine Country. Some residents had just returned home after being evacuated from earlier wildfires. Andrea Nakano reports. (9/28/20)

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