Is taking campaign "dirt" from foreign governments OK? Will Kellyanne Conway quit violating the Hatch Act? Who is better to ask than former S.F. mayor Willie Brown? Phil Matier and Melissa Caen can't think of anyone. (6-16-19)
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Talking Politics: Dirt-Gathering Ethics / Calling Out KellyanneIs taking campaign "dirt" from foreign governments OK? Will Kellyanne Conway quit violating the Hatch Act? Who is better to ask than former S.F. mayor Willie Brown? Phil Matier and Melissa Caen can't think of anyone. (6-16-19)
Bay Area Museum Commemorates 'The Longest Day'Even though it took weeks to amass the 150,000 troops in advance of D-Day, almost no one on the home front was aware of it. The press in those days willingly abided by military commands to withhold information about the invasion. John Ramos reports. (6-6-19)
Uber Launches Submarine Tours of Great Barrier ReefFrom May 27 through June 18, exploring the world's largest coral reef system will be easier than ever thanks to mini-submarine tours by Uber. Anne Makovec reports. (5-23-19)
Gilroy Garlic Growers Cheer Tariffs on ChinaBay Area garlic producers have a different take on the tariffs against China compared to most American farmers -- they say President Trump's latest move will help them. Len Ramirez reports. (5-17-19)
3 Renowned Climbers, 1 American, Presumed Dead After Banff AvalanchePoor weather is delaying the effort to recover the bodies of three renowned climbers. It's believed they were killed in a landslide in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Anne Makovec reports. (4-19-19)
As Foreign Countries Refuse Amreica's Trash, Bay Area Recycling Center Scrambles To AdaptNow that China stopped taking most recycling from other countries, Bay Area cities are scrambling to find places to send our trash. John Ramos talked to the SF Recology.
Furniture Flies Inside Viking Cruise Ship Caught In Violent Storm Off Coast Of NorwayAlexus Sheppard of Rio Vista, California had her camera rolling as a Viking Cruise ship caught in a storm began to list, showing chairs, dishes, and other furniture sliding back and forth, and ceiling tiles falling on passengers.
Not A Single Person Reported NZ Massacre As It Streamed On Facebook LiveA disturbing new revelation shows that not a single person who watched the New Zealand rampage streaming on Facebook live reported what they were seeing. John Ramos explores the psychological reasons why that happened.
New Zealand Mosque Massacre Suspect Who Live-Streamed Attack Charged With MurderAs the Australian gunman who live-streamed his murderous rampage on two New Zealand mosques appeared in court Friday, Bay Area social media companies were being scrutinized for their response. Betty Yu reports. (3-15-19)
At Issue: Live-Streaming CrimeIn the wake of the New Zealand mosque massacre, Silicon Valley social media companies are coming under new scrutiny over their inability to keep criminal and disturbing content from being live-streamed to millions worldwide. Allen Martin discusses the issue with Connie Guglielmo from CNET. (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)
49 Gunned Down at 2 Mosques in Christchurch New ZealandBrenton Harrison Tarrant, a 28-year-old body builder and personal trainer from Australia, appeared in court Saturday morning and showed no emotion when the judge read him one murder charge. Many more charges were expected, the judge said. (3-15-19)
Many Killed in 2 New Zealand Mosque ShootingsMultiple people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers on what the prime minister called "one of New Zealand's darkest days." (3-14-19)
Bay Area Aviation Expert Believes Grounded Boeing Jetliner Is SafeRetired pilot and accident investigator Capt. Dick Deeds believes the Boeing 737 is safe, and the decision to ground them was premature. Maria Medina reports. (3-14-19)
In Wake Of Ethiopian Airlines Crash Questions Swirl Around Safety Of Boeing 737California Senator Dianne Feinstien wants the 737 Max 8 Aircraft temporarily grounded as the investigation into the deadly Ethiopian Airline crash is underway. Kiet Do reports some passengers are uneasy about boarding a similar craft.
KPIX Sunday Morning News WrapAn 11-minute roundup of local, national and international headlines with Devin Fehely and Melissa Caen. (12-23-18)
SF Shoe Startup Struggles to Meet Demand After Megan Markle Seen Wearing Their WaresMegan Markle and Prince Harry are on their first royal tour and eco-friendly shoes (made by a San Francisco company) worn by the duchess have sparked a fashion frenzy. Julie Watts reports. (10-19-18)
KPIX Saturday Morning News WrapAn 11-minute roundup of news and sports with Devin Fehely, Julie Watts and Vern Glenn. (9-29-18)
Gilroy Garlic Producer Supports Trump Tariffs on ChinaGilroy's Christopher Ranch is one of the largest garlic companies in the country and their owner says he fully supports the imposition of a tariff on imported Chinese garlic. Len Ramirez reports. (9-19-18)
Thousands Protest President Trump's Visit to Great BritainProtesters marched in London as Pres. Trump met with prime minister Theresa May in the English countryside. Melissa Caen reports. (7-13-18)
Photo of Draymond Green Posed with Israeli Rifle Sparks OutrageWarriors star Draymond Green is at the center of a public relations controversy after a photo of him holding a rifle at an Israel border police training facility surfaced online. Andria Borba reports. (7-12-18)
Mill Valley Woman Swims English ChannelMelissa Blaustein swam the 21-mile English Channel Sunday night. She talks to Vern Glenn about her amazing experience via Skype from Dover, England.
Elon Musk's Team Designing Escape Pod For Boys Trapped In Cave In ThailandTech billionaire Elon Musk is sending help to the boys trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand. His team is designing a 'kidsize submarine.'
Thai Cave Rescue Crews Race Against TimeFor the crews working to save a Thai soccer team trapped in a cave the situation is growing more desperate, with more rain on the way expected to flood the caverns and oxygen running out. Andria Borba reports. (7-6-18)
Bay Area Defense Expert Says It's Too Soon to Call Singapore Summit a SuccessGloria Duffy, currently president of the Commonwealth Club and a former Defense Dept. official, says it's too soon to say if the meeting between Pres. Trump and Kim Jong Un will result in peace. Maria Medina reports. (6-12-18)
Explosion Near Toronto Injures at Least 15A bombing in Ontario province has injured at least 15 people, 3 critically, according to police. (5-24-18)
A Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle Weds Prince HarryThe dress, the guests, the vows, even the cake -- Terry Okita tells us all about the royal wedding when Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot.
KPIX Sunday Morning News WrapA roundup of overnight news, developing issues and a quick recap of the past week with Devin Fehely, Melissa Caen, Neda Iranpour, Julie Watts and Vern Glenn. (4-29-18)
Leaders of Koreas Discuss Denuclearization at Historic MeetingWith a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons. Betty Yu reports. (4-26-18)