KPIX 5 wanted to know if Bay Area voters can trust the United States Post Office to deliver mail-in ballots on time. Kenny Choi has the results.
KPIX Original Report: KPIX Survey Puts USPS On-Time Mail Delivery To The TestKPIX 5 wanted to know if Bay Area voters can trust the United States Post Office to deliver mail-in ballots on time. Kenny Choi has the results.
City Of Berkeley Hauls Away Tons Of Debris, Trash From Homeless Encampment Along I-80The City of Berkeley hauled away 35 tons of trash and debris from homeless encampments along Interstate 80. Andrea Nakano tells us, the city said it was more than just an eyesore, it is unhealthy and unsafe.
PG&E Planning More Power Shutoffs Due To Dry, Windy Weather ConditionsPG&E has announced the possibility of more Public Safety Power Shutoffs later this week. Paul Heggen has the forecast about today's Red Flag Warning, and Betty Yu tells us more about the planned power shutoffs.
New Mural Behind SF's Battery Club Conveys Message Of Wildfire RecoveryA new mural with a message of recovery from the wildfires is being painted in San Francisco at the back of The Battery club in the financial district
Santa Clara County Eyes Lifeline For COVID-Affected Small BusinessesWith federal stimulus monies still tied up in Washington, Santa Clara County officials may be taking a bold step to help struggling small businesses. The county could soon be creating a new $100 million low-interest loan program for small businesses. Len Ramirez reports. (10/19/20)
East Bay Lawmaker Up For Re-Election Says Campaign Signs Were Stolen, Taken DownOakland City Councilwoman Lynette McElhaney up for re-election is crying foul after her campaign signs were stolen. Juliette Goodrich says she's not pointing fingers, and instead asking everyone to be less aggressive.
Lower Infection Rates In Mission District Latinx Community Following Rapid COVID-19 Testing StudyWe have been told the key to fighting the pandemic is testing, testing, testing. And now, researchers in San Francisco have discovered the most effective testing may be faster, easier and less expensive. John Ramos reports. (10/19/20)
Charities Sees Record Donations as Residents Clean Their Houses During COVIDDon Ford reports on second hand stores receiving record donations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
California Scientific Panel To Review Vaccines; Distribution Plan UnveiledPreparing for the next step in the battle with COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newson Monday unveiled the framework for a massive statewide vaccine distribution network, driven by a group of immunization and public health experts which will green-light any vaccine approved by the federal government. Andria Borba reports. (10/19/20)
Prop. 25 Intends to Reform Cash Bail in CaliforniaDevin Fehely on the pros and cons of Proposition 25, which will end cash bail in the state,
San Mateo County Launches Task Force To Enforce COVID-19 Health OrdersAn eight-member task force is set to enforce COVID-19 health orders in San Mateo County, with fines of up to $3,000 for businesses who violate rules meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Kiet Do reports. (10/19/20)
California Residents Rush On to Register Last Day of Voter RegistrationDevin Fehely reports on the rush for California residents to register to vote before the deadline.
CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: Bay Area Food Banks In Need Of VolunteersCBSN Bay Area talks to Cody Jang with the SF-Marin Food Bank about the shortage of volunteers amid COVID-19.
Oakland's Fairyland's COVID-19 PrecautionsKymberly Miller with Children’s Fairyland talks to CBSN Bay Area about the new safety measures in place to protect visitors from COVID-19 now that it’s back open.
MEDICAL MONDAY: COVID-19 ReinfectionsCBSN Bay Area interviews Dr. Maja Artandi with Stanford Health Care about the first confirmed cases of reinfection of COVID-19 in the U.S..
San Jose Amazon Distribution Center Worries Neighborhood Business OwnersA massive new Amazon fulfillment center planned for San Jose promises hundreds of jobs but it could lead to some losses as well. Len Ramirez reports. (10-18-20)
2 Stolen Dogs Reunited With Owner, Suspect Arrested at Mission District Homeless CampThe owner of two French bulldog puppies -- stolen from his San Francisco home -- has offically been reunited with both his missing dogs. Da Lin reports (10-18-20)
Bay Area Artist's Mexican Roots at Core of Her ArtInes Chapela's art is inspired by her travels and nature but it's her culture that is at the heart of every piece. Michelle Griego reports. (10-18-20)
No Pandemic Baby Boom: Bay Area Birth Rate FallsSome were predicting a Covid "baby boom" but, as it turns out, just the opposite is happening. Juliette Goodrich reports. (10-18-20)
Facing Soaring Demand for Services, SF - Marin Food Bank Calls for VolunteersThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is putting out an urgent call for people to help distribute food to a growing number of people who depend on the service. Sharon Chin reports. (10-18-20)
1 of 2 Stolen Dogs Found, Suspect Arrested at SF Mission District Homeless CampSan Francisco police arrested a suspect in a bizzare dog-napping case. One very pricey puppy has been reunited with her owner but the search is still on for another. Da Lin reports. (10-18-20)
Spike in Violence Has Oakland Mayor Rethinking Approach to Fighting CrimeMayor Libby Schaaf says the pandemic has paused critical gun violence reduction work and outreach efforts through a program called Ceasefire. Betty Yu reports. (10-18-20)
San Jose Police Investigate Overnight Fatal Stabbing, Shooting IncidentsOn the morning after a particularly deadly night in San Jose, police were investigating three homicides at two separate crime scenes. Devin Fehely reports. (10-17-20)
East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Mulls Merger WIth Con FireDuring the Great Recession, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District began closing fire stations. Now the district’s board is considering voting themselves out of existence to change improve service. John Ramos reports. 10-17-20)