'Picture Perfect' San Francisco Homes Make Their Owners Real Money
There are ways for you to make money with your home even when you're not there -- if your house is "picture perfect." Sharon Chin reports (4-18-19)

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Annual 1906 Earthquake Commemoration Held in San FranciscoThursday marked the 113th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire that devastated San Francisco and ceremonies were held at Lotta's Fountain and in the Mission District by Dolores Park to commemorate the event. Jackie Ward reports. (4-18-19)
SF Businesses Near Golden Gate Park Prepare for 4/20 OnslaughtBig crowds are expected at the 4/20 party in Golden Gate Park and KPIX 5's Don Ford reports on how everyone in the neighborhood is getting ready. (4-18-19)
Cal, Lawrence Livermore Scientists Create 3D Printer With Potential To Print Life ItselfResearchers at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Livermore Lab have created a new kind of 3D printer that could potentially manufacture life itself. John Ramos reports. (3-31-2019)
'Father Jay,' Rector of Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light, Dies at Age 70The Very Rev. Jay Matthews, the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland and a fixture in Oakland's Catholic community for three decades, died Saturday night of an apparent heart attack. Devin Fehely reports. (3-31-19)
Family Of Oakland Boy Shot In Head Want Jailed Father By His SideThe family of a 4-year-old boy trying to recover from a gunshot wound to his head is making an emotional plea to Governor Newsom. the boy's father is behind bars. Andrea Nakano reports they want him to be at his side.
Elite Preschool Set to Open in Refurbished San Jose Office BuildingAn elite private school is opening a new Silicon Valley campus and, as Kiet Do reports, tuition for a toddler may be about the same as a year at a private college. (3-28-19)
5 Bay Area Cities Rated Best by CommutersGas prices, gridlock -- all part of Bay Area living but there are some cities that have been ranked as a fairly good deal for commuters. Don Ford reports. (3-28-19)
San Francisco Museum Exhibition Shines New Light on Dark Side of ProgressA new exhibition at the California Historical Society focuses attention on societal disruption that came with completion of the transcontinental railroad. John Ramos reports. (3-21-19)
Bay Area Mosques Receive Support, Security from CommunityAt mosques across the Bay Area there was a somber tone at Friday prayers and an extra police presence. KPIX 5's Andria Borba reports that communities of all faiths are coming together to remember the victims in New Zealand. (3-15-19)

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Freight Trains at All Hours Rankle Residents of San Jose JapantownSome apartment residents in San Jose's Japantown are getting a rude awakening: freight trains are running through the area 24 hours a day, blaring their horns. Len Ramirez reports. (3-15-19)
Hillsborough 'Flintstone House' New Target of NIMBY NaysayersThe famous "Flintstone House" in Hillsborough has received a make-over in the last year and a half but neighbors are saying they aren't happy with the changes. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-15-19)
Bay Area Muslims Gather for Prayer, Mourning Following Massacre in New ZealandMuslim community leaders planned to hold vigils for the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attack this weekend in the East Bay, Peninsula and San Francisco. Da Lin reports. (3-15-19)
New Novato Community to Put Emphasis on Neighbor InteractionsA so-called "co-housing" village to be built on C Street in Novato is built around a Danish concept that's catching on in the Bay Area. John Ramos reports. (3-14-19)
At Issue: Housing Crisis / Homeless 'Conservatorship'KPIX 5's Phil Matier talks about two of California's most pressing issues with state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.). (3-10-19)
Pet of the Week: Drake Needs a New HomeDrake is a white-and-tan Chihuahua mix described as a "free spirit" who needs a new home. More info on Drake at East Bay SPCA at https://bit.ly/2TvouWr
SF High School Student Faces Eviction After His Grandmother DiesA Galileo High School student is facing eviction from a public housing complex after his grandmother died. It is a complicated legal battle with an 18-year-old caught in the middle. Mark Sayre reports. (3-7-19)
Patients Begin Moving Into New $2 Billion CPMC Hospital on Van Ness AvenueSaturday was moving-in day at the brand-new Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center hospital on Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco and patients were impressed. Devin Fehely reports. (3-2-19)
Oakland Teachers Union Reaches Tentative Agreement to End StrikeThe Oakland Education Association announced Friday afternoon that the union had reached a tentative agreement with the Oakland Unified School District to end the ongoing teachers strike that had entered its seventh day. Da Lin reports. (3-1-19)
Hundreds Mourn High School Baseball Player Killed in Campbell Crash After GameHundreds gathered Thursday night to remember Kirk Vasquez, a student and baseball player at Westmont High School, who died in a car crash in Campbell earlier this week. Maria Medina reports. (2-28-19)
Program Connects Released Prison Inmates With Welcoming East Bay HomesPeople who have been released from prison are ten times more likely to be homeless than the average person in the U.S., according to the Prison Policy Initiative.An East Bay nonprofit has launched an innovative experiment to bring down those numbers. Sharon Chin reports. (2-28-19)
Flooding in San Jose Lifts Homeless Camp Debris Into the TreesRecent storms took both a human and an environmental toll in the South Bay as refuse from homeless camps along San Jose waterways was strewn around the waters' edge and even into the trees. Len Ramirez reports. (2-28-19)
Oakland High Theater Students Hope Strike Won't Stop Musical PremiereOakland High School students are hoping the teacher walkout does not postpone the first student-run musical in 40 years. Da Lin reports. (2-28-19)
Both Sides Still Far Apart on Day 2 of Oakland Teachers StrikeOakland teachers are counting on broad support in the community as they prepare for a lengthy strike if their demands aren't met. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-22-19)
Teacher Retention A Major Motive Behind Oakland StrikeKPIX 5's Da Lin takes a look at how the teachers' union is fighting for more money to keep teachers from leaving. (2-22-19)
Negotiators Return to Bargaining Table as Oakland Teachers Strike ContinuesDay 2 of the Oakland teachers strike started well before sunrise on Friday and now teachers have added a new demand. Susie Steimle reports. (2-22-19)
Angry Parents Confront School Officials at Kaiser Elementary in OaklandIn Oakland both sides will be back at the negotiating table Friday morning but, Thursday night, parents faced off with the school superintendent at Kaiser Elementary which is set to close if the strike wears on. Christin Ayers reports. (2-21-19)
Sausalito Declares Emergency After Homes Demolished in MudslideAs the city council declared a local emergency Monday, several landslide survivors, who are now homeless, came to get answers. Anne Makovec reports. (2-18-19)
Oakland Teachers Union Calls for Feb. 21 StrikeAt a Saturday press conference, Oakland Education Association president Keith Brown said that Oakland Unified School District was “failing its students” and said that bargaining with the district “has not worked” calling on teachers to strike on Thursday, Feb. 21. (2-16-19)
Oakland Continues Cleanup of Lake Merritt Homeless CampOakland has just completed a two-day sweep of homeless encampments around Lake Merritt. The city believes a recent legal decision enables it to take down the camps and deal with a spiraling homeless problem. Wilson Walker reports. (2-15-19)

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