Juneteenth: Long-Celebrated in Black History Perhaps Poised to Become National HolidayKPIX 5's Devin Fehely takes a look back at the roots of the Juneteenth celebration marking the effective end of slavery in the U.S. (6-19-20)
Juneteenth Celebrated With Rallies, Marches Across Bay Area and NationA midday overview of Juneteenth celebrations and events with KPIX 5's Michelle Griego and Len Kiese. (6-19-20)
Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Coit Tower in San FranciscoCity crews removed a statue of Christopher Columbus at Coit Tower in San Francisco amid an ongoing push to remove monuments to historical figures associated with racial injustice. Wilson Walker wanted to find out: what will replace it? (6-28-20)
Bay Area Dreamers Celebrate SCOTUS DACA DecisionThe Supreme Court rejected the Trump Administration's effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign. Len Ramirez reports. (6-18-20)
Sister Of Slain Oakland Federal Officer Delivers Powerful Testimony Before CongressPatrick Underwood's murder remains unsolved, but police believe he was targeted the night he was killed as protests raged in downtown Oakland over the death of George Floyd. Wednesday his sister testified before Congress saying "America is in pain and is crying." Allen Martin reports. '
Bay Area Gyms Cut TIes With CrossFit Over Founder's George Floyd TweetA powerhouse fitness brand is losing support after the founder sent out a controversial tweet about George Floyd. Andria Borba reports. (6-8-20)
AMC Theater Chain Says Survival in DoubtThe AMC theater chain reported in a financial filing that the company has “substantial doubt” it can stay in business due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic lockdowns. Andria Borba reports. (6-4-20)
Governor's Noon Update: Thoughts on the George Floyd KillingGov. Gavin Newsom began his noon news conference by reflecting on the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and lessons to be learned by Californians and all Americans. (5-29-20)
DOJ Letter To Newsom Calls California COVID-19 Restrictions On Churches UnfairThe Department of Justice sent a letter to Governor Newsom saying churches are facing unfair restrictions in the lockdown. Andria Borba reports on the divine and the federal intervention.
UCSF Health Workers Return From COVID-19 Frontline Fight in New YorkHealthcare teams who battled the coronavirus in New York -- including one from UCSF -- are featured in a CBS documentary airing Friday night on KPIX 5. Maria Medina reports (5-15-20)
Las Vegas Prepares to Reopen In Wake ff Coronavirus PandemicSeveral major properties have stated that they're aiming to be open May 26 but they need the blessing of the Gaming Control Board and the Nevada governor. Sara Donchey reports. (5-15-20)
Reopening Some California Businesses Could Cause Spike In COVID-19 CasesThe coronavirus has killed hundreds of Californians and cratered the state's economy. Allen Martin reports that experts fear that now, with the state reopening some businesses, there could be a spike in new cases.
Biden Responds to Tara Reade Accusation: 'This Never, Never Happened'Presidential contender Joe Biden spoke out Friday morning in his first public response to a former Senate aide's accusation that he sexually assaulted her in 1993. Kenny Choi reports. (5-1-20)
Sports Fans Ponder: Will There Be a 2020 Season?KPIX 5's Devin Fehely talks with Dr. Dan O'Brien who thinks there's a decent chance many teams could return to competition this year. (4-26-20)
Coronavirus Quarantine Unleashes Vivid Dreams for ManyIf you have experienced any strange -- even nightmarish -- dreams having to do with the coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. (4-23-20)
New California Unemployment Numbers Paint Grim Pandemic Picturein California an additional 533,568 new unemployment claims were filed this past week bringing our total in only the last month to over 3.1 million new claims. Kenny Choi reports. (4-23-20)
Pandemic Impacts Fall College Admissions As Students Consider Prospect Of Online ClassesThe coronavirus is raising concerns for fall college admissions prospects, as many universities switch to online classes. John Ramos reports on the challenges for students and college alike. .
Bay Area Small Businesses Fear the Worst as Business Rescue Fund ExpiresThe small business rescue fund set up by Congress exhausted its $350 billion funding on Thursday. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-16-20)
Trump Administration Releases Phased Plan for Restarting EconomyPresident Trump said he’s open to some states “reopening” before federal social distancing guidelines expire at the end of month but appeared to back off his claim of absolute authority. (4-16-20)
Newly Minted Livermore Nurse Heads To NY To Join Fight Against COVID-19A Bay Area nurse who just got certified is off to the front lines in New York. Don Ford tells us she is part of an army of nurses deployed to fight the war against the coronavirus.
Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter and Her Son Missing on Chesapeake BayA Kennedy family spokesperson confirmed Friday that two missing people last seen in a canoe off Chesapeake Bay on Thursday evening are Maeve Kennedy McKean, 40, and her eight-year-old son, Gideon. Kennedy McKean is the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy and daughter of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. (4-3-20)
Coronavirus Update: Trump Sends US Naval Hospital To NYC, Deaths Double In 2 DaysPresident Trump sent a U.S. naval hospital ship to New York City, the epicenter of the nation's coronavirus outbreak. This comes as the coronavirus death toll doubled in two days, hitting 2000.
Historic Spike in Unemployment Claims May Indicate Bay Area Jobs Boom is BustAs the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, Bay Area businesses posted a surge of layoff notices. Da Lin reports. (3-26-20)
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Announces Sweeping New Measures to Combat COVID-19 OutbreakGov. Gavin Newsom announced at a Sunday press conference that all bars, nightclubs, wineries et. al. would be closed; also that nursing home and hospital visits will be restricted to end-of-life visitation. (3-15-20)