Package thieves are getting a jump start on holiday stealing in an East Bay neighborhood. Andrea Nakano talked to police about how to protect your packages from these serial porch pirates.
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Thieves In Concord Caught On Camera Stealing Packages In Broad DaylightPackage thieves are getting a jump start on holiday stealing in an East Bay neighborhood. Andrea Nakano talked to police about how to protect your packages from these serial porch pirates.
Silicon Chip Shortage Throttles Car Sales on Labor DayFor car dealerships, it has been a Labor Day like no other as a worldwide computer chip shortage has decimated supply. John Ramos reports. (9-6-21)
Lake Tahoe Businesses Struggle as Labor Day Crowds Fizzle With WildfiresThe lack of tourists at Lake Tahoe due to the Caldor Fire this holiday weekend is a big blow to businesses already hit hard by the pandemic. Devin Fehely reports that some merchants are calling this weekend a punch in the gut. (9-4-21)
Holiday Travelers Take to the Sky Despite COVID SurgeKPIX 5's Juliette Goodrich spoke with Bay Area travelers at Oakland International airport. (9-3-21)
San Jose Touts Illegal Fireworks Crackdown; Residents Report Widespread DefianceIt was another noisy, flashy, fiery Fourth of July in San Jose despite a much-publicized crackdown on illegal fireworks. Len Ramirez reports. (7-5-21)
California Health Officials Prepare for Post-Holiday COVID SpikePublic health officials say increased travel and social gathering over the Fourth of July holiday will likely lead to a modest uptick in COVID-19 cases. Devin Fehely reports. (7-5-21)
A Look at the History of Nathan's Famous Hot DogsGerman immigrants brought frankfurters to America in the 1800s. Nathan's Famous hot dogs in Coney Island helped elevate the food to an American classic. Michael George reports. (7-4-21)
Fourth of July Parade Returns to Half Moon BayFor the first time in two years coastside residents packed downtown Half Moon Bay for the Fourth of July parade. Betty Yu reports. (7-4-21)
Fireworks Delight A's Fans But No BART Is a BummerFans at the Oakland Coliseum were treated to a fireworks show Friday night but, without late service from BART, fans drove to the stadium, creating quite a jam. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-2-21)
Contra Costa Fire Crews Stage Burn to Dramatize Fireworks ThreatContra Costa fire crews are begging people not to set off fireworks this holiday weekend and they came up with a dramatic way to show just how fast a single spark can lead to disaster. Report illegal fireworks to (833) 855-2021. (7-2-21)
Oakland Lake Merritt Neighbors Concerned About July 4 CrowdsFollowing the deadly shooting at Oakland's Lake Merritt during a Juneteenth celebration, city leaders put in place a new measure to try to reduce crowd sizes during the holiday weekend. Da Lin reports. (7-2-21)
Alameda County Bomb Squad Seeks to Learn Lessons From LA Fireworks Disposal BlastThe Alameda County Sheriff's Office will be coordinating with investigators in Los Angeles to fully understand what led to the fireworks-disposal explosion on Wednesday. Katie Nielsen reports. (7-1-21)
San Mateo County Sheriff Announces Massive Illegal Fireworks BustA few months ago, investigators in San Mateo County began tracking down some sources of illegal fireworks. What they ended up with is the largest Bay Area fireworks bust in recent memory. Wilson Walker reports. (6-25-21)
165 Pounds of Fireworks Seized, Man Arrested in Oakland CrackdownAn Oakland man has been arrested and 165 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized following a crackdown by Oakland Police ahead of the July 4 holiday. Andria Borba reports. (6-24-21)
History Remembered at Historic Juneteenth Festival in Marin CityJuneteenth commemorates the unofficial end of slavery in America. That had special meaning to people gathered at Marin City for a celebration. John Ramos reports. (6-19-21)
Bay Area Celebrates JuneteenthAn installation of 350 figures in Golden Gate Park by sculptor Dana King is just one of many ways residents of the Bay Area commemorated Juneteenth which became a federal holiday for the first time this year. Susie Steimle reports. (6-18-21)
Bay Area Day Ceremonies Honor Soldiers Who Gave Their LivesOn this Memorial Day, people across the Bay Area came together to remember the men and women who gave their lives for America.
City Slickers Lose Their Cool Picking Cherries in Brentwood During Heat WaveFor many in the Bay Area, harvesting their own cherries at you-pick farms like the Bacchini Fruit Tree in Brentwood is a Memorial Day weekend tradition. John Ramos reports. (5-30-21)
East Bay Florists Welcome Valentine Rush After Months of LockdownSecond only to Mothers' Day, Valentine's Day is a lucrative time of the year for florists and, while the pandemic may be changing the way business is done, it hasn’t dampened people’s desire to say “I love you.” John Ramos reports. (2-13-21)
Kiss and Test? Expert Advice on Valentine Couples' COVID CanoodlingIn the middle of the pandemic, are traditional trappings of a day dedicated to love safe if you're not shacked up? Andria Borba reports. (2-12-21)
Bay Area Crowds Celebrate Lunar New Year Despite COVID-19 PandemicCommunities throughout the Bay Area are celebrating the Lunar New Year despite pleas from public health officials for smaller, safer gatherings as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage.. Maria Medina reports. (2-12-21)
Despite Pandemic, Large Bay Area Crowds Celebrate Year of the OxIt isn't exactly the low-key celebration many public officials were hoping for as sizeable crowds celebrated the Lunar New Year of the Ox on Friday. Devin Feheley reports. (2-12-21)
COVID: Santa Clara Co. Warns Lunar New Year Celebrations Could Become Super SpreadersThe Vietnamese community is being warned that Lunar New Year celebrations could become COVID-19 super spreader events. Kiet Do shows us how Santa Clara Co. is getting the message out.
Street Attacks Stoke Fear, Depress Business in Oakland ChinatownViolent, daylight attacks on seniors in Oakland's Chinatown are behind a sudden drop in business even as the Lunar New Year is almost here. Da Lin reports. (2-5-21)