Tuesday Night Weather Forecast With Brian HackneyExpect mostly dry conditions on Wednesday, with rain arriving in the North Bay by evening, spreading south early on Thursday. Brian Hackney has the forecast. For New Year's Eve, expect clear skies and lows in the 40s. Brian Hackney has the forecast. (12/29/20)
COVID Tests: East Oakland Church Expands Testing To Serve Underserved Neighborhoods A church in the East Bay is stepping up to serve underserved neighborhoods by expanding its COVID-19 testing program to two days a week. Katie Nielsen reports. (12/29/20)
COVID: Pandemic Sends Bay Area Rent Prices PlungingThe pandemic is hitting the Bay Area housing market hard, with rent prices continuing to plunge. Joe Vazquez tells us which cities are experiencing the largest rent reductions in the country.
COVID: SF Restaurant Throwing New Year's Eve Bash In Spite Of COVID RestrictionsIn San Francisco, one bar may be defying county regulations by hosting a New Year's Eve party. Andria Borba talked to a UCSF expert who is pushing 'harm reduction models' for people who insist on gathering to ring in 2021.
Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 VaccinesDr. Dean Winslow with Stanford Health Care tells us if there's any reason to be concerned about the handful of allergic reactions to Coronavirus vaccines
ID.me CEO Defends App Despite Growing EDD Backlog Due To Identity FraudThe number of backlogged unemployment claims is growing despite EDD's identity verification tool. Julie Watts went directly to the CEO of ID.me for some answers.
Retail Experts Offer Tips For Those Holiday Store ReturnsPerhaps some holiday gifts you received may have missed the mark and you want to take them back. Before you do that, Danya Bacchus has some tips from retail experts.
COVID: Can New Year's Be Celebrated Safely?While officials are stressing people not to gather over New Year's to curb the spread of COVID-19, some health experts concede some will gather anyway and are offering their suggestions. Kiet Do reports. (12/28/20)
$18 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In San Jose Amid Spike In SalesDon Ford reports on surge in people buying lottery tickets and scratchers during COVID-19 pandemic (12-28-2020)
Monday Night Weather Forecast With Brian HackneyAfter a wet start to the final week of 2020, expect clear skies, some patchy fog and possible frost Monday night. Tuesday will be dry, with some light rain returning Wednesday night. Brian Hackney has the forecast. (12/28/20)
COVID: Gov. Newsom Likely To Extend Stay-At-Home Orders; Hospitals Prepare For Post-Holiday SurgeGov. Gavin Newsom warned that he is likely to extend stay-at-home orders with cases continuing to rise and available ICU beds dwindling. Meanwhile, Bay Area hospitals are fearing a surge after the holidays. Devin Fehely reports. (12/28/20)
UCSF Epidemiologist Talks About Latest COVID Numbers In Bay AreaKen Bastida talks to UCSF Epidemiologist George Rutherford about what the latest Bay Area COVID case numbers mean (12-28-2020)
New COVID Stimulus Plan Too Little, Too Late For Some East Bay BusinessesJohn Ramos reports on some East Bay business owners concerned they won't survive, even with stimulus package finally passing (12-28-2020)
RAW: Rescued Sea Lion Returns To OceanRescued sea lion Jenya returns to the ocean Rodeo Beach after recovering from a shark bite injury and domoic acid poisoning (video credit Barbie Halaska ©The Marine Mammal Center)
Alameda County Sheriff's Office Foils Post-Holiday Mail Theft In San LeandroKatie Nielsen reports on Alameda County Sheriff's Deputies returning stolen mail and packages to San Leandro residents (12-28-2020)
Helping Veterans During the HolidaysRetired Marine Captain, Wounded Warrior and VET Tv Founder Donny O’Malley raises awareness about suicides and social isolation among military veterans struggling with mental health issues during the holidays.
New Year to Usher In a Slew of New California LawsKPIX 5's Devin Fehely takes a look at some of the new legislation that will take effect at the stroke of midnight Jan. 1, 2021. (12-27-20)
COVID Relief Bill Signed but Local Business Owners Say More Is NeededSunday night the president signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid but small business owners in the Bay Area say it's far from what's needed to avert layoffs and potential bankruptcies. Da Lin reports. (12-26-20)
Activists Protest San Francisco Plan to Reduce Homeless Population in City HotelsProtesters demonstrated in San Francisco Sunday over what they say is the city’s effort to phase out the shelter-in-place hotels for the homeless. John Ramos reports. (12-27-20)
Santa Cruz Mountains Residents Wary as Storms Drench Slide-Prone Burn ScarsWith rain systems again cycling through Northern California, attention is turning back to the scene of the fires that raged in August. Wilson Walker reports. (12-26-20)
South City Company Grows Greens Indoors to Counter Farm Land LossesA company called Plenty in South San Francisco is proving the value of low-water, controlled cultivation of leafy greens. Sharon Chin reports. (12-26-20)
Bay Area Housing Prices Confound Dire Forecasts of Pandemic CollapseThe coronavirus pandemic is having an odd side effect on the Bay Area real estate market. Da Lin examines the upward trend that few saw coming. (12-26-20)
Fears of Post-Holidays COVID Surge Prompt Rising Demand for TestingWith the distractions of Christmas behind us, the fight against the coronavirus continues and, for those being tested Saturday, there were concerns about another surge in infections. John Ramos reports. (12-26-20)
Holiday Lights Around the Bay Area Deliver Christmas CheerAround the Bay Area, holiday light installations -- both amateur and professional -- illuminate the night in the final days of an exceptionally dark year. Betty Yu reports. (12-25-20)