KPIX 5's Brian Hackney spoke with USGS volcanologist Wendy Stovall about the unusual submarine volcanic eruption near Tonga that sent tsunami waves across the Pacific. (1-15-22)
Talking Tsunami: USGS Scientist on Tonga Volcano EruptionKPIX 5's Brian Hackney spoke with USGS volcanologist Wendy Stovall about the unusual submarine volcanic eruption near Tonga that sent tsunami waves across the Pacific. (1-15-22)
Pacific Coast Tsunami News WrapKPIX team coverage of the Tonga volcano eruption and subsequent tsunami which sent waves across the Pacific Ocean on Saturday. (1-15-22)
Bay Area Beaches See Some Flooding, High Surf From Tonga Volcano TsunamiA huge volcanic eruption near the South Pacific island of Tonga sent a series of tsunami waves across the ocean and onto West Coast beaches Saturday. (1-15-22)
Biden Assures Ukraine Leader of U.S. SupportPresident Joe Biden has reached out to Ukraine’s leader as the United States moves to take a more direct role in diplomacy between that country and Russia. Natalie Brand reports. (12-9-21)
Senate Lawmaker Hold Hearing On Supply Chain ProblemsSenate lawmakers held a hearing on the pandemic-induced supply chain problems that are plaguing everything from shipping to store shelves. Experts say there is no panacea for consumers this holiday shopping season.
President Biden Meets With Russian President Putin To Discuss UkrainePresident Biden held a high-stakes video conference call with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss Ukraine. Natalie Brand has the latest from Washington.
Biden Administration: Migrant 'Remain in Mexico' Policy to ResumeThe U.S. government has finalized plans to return non-Mexican asylum-seekers to Mexico under a Trump-era border policy that the Biden administration is set to be reinstated. Skyler Henry reports. (12-3-21)
UC Expert Says New Omicron Coronavirus Variant Likely Already in U.S.While no cases have been discovered in the United States, a UCSF infectious disease expert believes the variant first identified in South Africa is already here. Maria Cid Medina reports. (11-26-21)
Talking COVID: New Variant Omicron Q & AElizabeth Cook talks with Dr. Monica Gandhi, UCSF, about the newly-identified omicron variant of the coronavirus. (11-26-21)
New Coronavirus Variant Prompts Travel Restrictions, Dow DropsA World Health Organization panelFriday named the coronavirus variant “omicron” and classified it as a highly transmissible virus of concern. Wilson Walker reports. (11-26-21)
Supply Chain Woes Pressure Bay Area Retailers as Holidays LoomSmall businesses are working on plans to survive the holiday season as global supply chain disruptions plague producers, retailers and shoppers. Sharon Chin reports. (11-4-21)
Hundreds Protest Sudan Coup Outside San Francisco City HallOn Saturday in San Francisco and around the world Sudanese nationals and supporters protested this week's coup and demanded civilian rule. John Ramos reports. (10-30-21)
President Biden Meets With Pope Francis at the VaticanSome Catholic bishops have said politicians like the president who support abortion rights should not receive the sacrament of communion. KPIX 5's Shawn Chitnis reports on the controversy and what the president said about it. (10-29-21)
Retailers Warn Supply Chain Issues Could Impact Holiday Shopping SeasonRetailers are sounding the alarm on the upcoming holiday shopping season. Andria Borba explains the serious supply chain issues that could seriously delay those items on your gift list.
Memorial Held for Nicole Gee, Marine Killed in Afghanistan WithdrawalA final salute to a hometown hero. Fallen Marine and Roseville native Sgt. Nicole Gee was laid to rest Saturday. Devin Fehely reports. (9-18-21)
South Bay Non-Profit Calling On Homeowners To Welcome Afghan RefugeesBay Area groups are preparing to welcome hundreds of Afghan refugees heading for Northern California. Kiet Do talked to a South Bay non-profit searching for good homes to welcome them.
Afghan Americans Rally Support for Refugees at Demonstration in ConcordA rally was held in Concord Saturday, organized by Afghan Americans calling for the U.S. government to allow enough time to get more people out of that country. Wilson Walker reports. (8-28-21)
U.S. Launches Drone Counterstrike on ISIS K in Eastern AfghanistanCBS correspondent Skyler Henry in Washington has the latest on developments in Afghanistan. (8-27-21)
Bay Area Non-Profits, Religious Groups Join Forces to Assist Afghan RefugeesSouth Bay non-profit organizations are ramping up staff and resources to prepare for a wave of Afghan refugees coming to the Bay Area. Kiet Do reports. (8-27-21)
Interview: Bay Area Afghan-American Working to Leave No One BehindKPIX 5's Elizabeth Cook talks with Harris Mojadedi, from the Afghan Coalition, who has family back in Afghanistan. (8-27-21)
South Bay Afghan-American Recounts Harrowing Escape From KabulLen Ramirez spoke to a Bay Area woman whose family got out of Afghanistan just before the deadly blast in Kabul. (8-27-21)
Afghanistan Withdrawal Enters High-Risk Final PhaseCBS correspondent Skyler Henry reports live from Washington on the latest developments in the Afghanistan withdrawal. (8-27-21)
Afghan Support March Planned for Saturday in ConcordA local woman who has family stuck in Afghanistan is organizing a rally this Saturday in Concord. Katie Nielsen reports. (8-26-21)
Bay Area Afghan Community Ramps Up Support Effort for RefugeesThe parking lot of a mosque in Hayward was turned into a relief center Thursday for refugees trying to escape Afghanistan. Wilson Walker reports. (8-26-21)