Saturday marked 40 years since the first reported case of AIDS in America and, in San Francisco, it was a day of tributes and remembrance at Golden Gate Park. Devin Fehely reports. (6-5-21)
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AIDS at 40: San Francisco Honors Victims in Golden Gate ParkSaturday marked 40 years since the first reported case of AIDS in America and, in San Francisco, it was a day of tributes and remembrance at Golden Gate Park. Devin Fehely reports. (6-5-21)
AIDS at 40: Former KPIX Reporter Hank Plante Recalls Early Days of PlagueOn the milestone 40th anniversary of the rise of AIDS, former KPIX reporter Hank Plante looks back at the health crisis that came out of nowhere and the battle that continues. (6-4-21)
AIDS Walk Goes Online in Joint Production by New York, San FranciscoOrganizers in New York and San Francisco teamed up to host a virtual AIDS Walk this year and the stars showed up. Devin Fehely reports. (7-19-20)
30 Years Later the AIDS Conference Returns to San Francisco – VirtuallyThe 23rd international AIDS Conference opened Monday, hosted by San Francisco and Oakland. Thanks to COVID-19 it will look a lot different. Elizabeth Cook reports. (7-6-20)
Remembering Bay Area Legacy of Playwright, AIDS Activist Larry KramerThe Bay Area impact of award-winning playwright, LGBT-rights activist and leader in the national fight against AIDS discrimination, Larry Kramer, who died last week, is recalled by Dr. Anthony Fauci, former KPIX anchor Hank Plante and others. (5-31-20)
AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies At 84AIDS activist Larry Kramer has died. He was 84. KPIX talked to people who know Larry Kramer, to get a closer look at his legacy in the Bay Area.
Documentary on AIDS Crisis Features Groundbreaking KPIX Reporting by Hank PlanteThe new documentary "5B," about America's first AIDS hospital ward, features historical news clips from KPIX reporter Hank Plante's continuing coverage of the crisis. Joe Vazquez reports. (8-15-19)
Thousands Walk In Annual San Francisco AIDS WalkThousands of people walked through Golden Gate Park on Sunday for an AIDS Walk. The annual event began at a time when the spread of the disease had created a crisis. Activists are hoping an elusive cure can be found. Devin Fehely reports. (7-14-2019)
State Insurance Commissioner Investigates Complaint That Insurers Discriminate Against Gay MenCalifornia's insurance commissioner is looking into an allegation that some insurance companies are discriminating against gay men. Maria Medina reports. (2-15-18)
Former Pres. Clinton Speaks at AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate ParkFormer President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker Friday at a World AIDS Day event at San Francisco’s AIDS Memorial Grove. Susie Steimle reports. (12-1-17)
Oakland AIDS Ministry Provides For Patients In NeedJefferson Award Winner Leads AIDS Ministry
Scheduled Liver Transplant Bonds Two Men's Chorus Members for LifeA member of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is ready to make a life-saving donation, giving half his liver to the choir member he replaced. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-17)
New SF Supervisor Is First Openly HIV-Positive In City HistoryMayor Ed Lee tapped longtime AIDS activist Jeff Sheehy to replace supervisor Scott Wiener. Jackie Walker reports. (1-6-17)
Singer Gets Lifesaving Liver Transplant From Fellow Member Of SF Gay Men's ChorusA San Francisco singer almost died. He needs a new liver and time is running out. This Christmas, he's getting one. Susie Steimle reports. (12-23-16)
Loved Ones Come Out To Mark 25th Anniversary Of AIDS Memorial In San FranciscoPeople touched by the AIDS epidemic came out to mark the 25th anniversary of the memorial site created in San Francisco. Jackie Ward was there.
'Hated' CEO Who Raised Drug Price 5,000 Percent Takes Over Bay Area Pharmaceutical FirmMartin Shkreli, the man who called himself the "most hated CEO in America" is doing business in the Bay Area after purchasing a 70 percent stake in the South San Francisco drugmaker, KaloBios. Andria Borba reports. (11-20-15)
AIDS, Cancer Patients Suffer Sticker Shock After 5000% Price Hike Of Life-Saving DrugPatients were hit with massive sticker shock after a 5000% price hike of a life-saving drug for cancer and AIDS patients. Don Dahler talked to the company's CEO.