Small businesses all across the Bay Area are struggling due to the pandemic. Don Ford reports the Concord Chamber of Commerce has a new idea they think can help.
'Shop Concord' Gift Card Save Money While Helping Struggling Local BusinessesSmall businesses all across the Bay Area are struggling due to the pandemic. Don Ford reports the Concord Chamber of Commerce has a new idea they think can help.
Lawmakers Seek Answers After $140M In Unemployment Benefits Paid To PrisonersCalifornia lawmakers are demanding answers after prosecutors said more than $140 million in state unemployment benefits were paid to prisoners, including those on death row. Kenny Choi reports. (11/25/20)
Inmate Unemployment Scam: Over 35,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Names Of Prison Inmates, Including Scott PetersonProsecutors said state's unemployment department received 35,000 claims in the names of inmates at state prisons, including convicted killer Scott Peterson. The scam may have started among inmates at the San Mateo County Jail. Andria Borba reports. (11/24/20)
COVID Curfew: Bay Area Law Enforcement Say Few Issues After 1st Weekend, Some SkepticalAs most Bay Area counties are under a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, law enforcement officials told KPIX 5 that things have gone well so far. Meanwhile some are skeptical about its effects to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Don Ford reports. (11/23/20)
Newark Parents Upset Over Plan To Close 2 SchoolsThe Newark Unified School District is expected to make a decision to possibly close two schools, Musick Elementary and Graham Elementary. Katie Nielsen reports. (11/19/20)
Newsom Announces Statewide Curfew In Hopes of Slowing COVID SurgeJuliette Goodrich reports reactions in Livermore to the state's decision to enforce a 10pm curfew for one month.
Protests Over Fairfield Police Hire Leads To 9 Arrests At City Council MeetingNine people were arrested following a city council meeting in Fairfield on Tuesday. The group has voiced concerns about a controversial hire at the police department. Renee Santos reports. (11/18/20)
San Francisco Rejects Warriors Plan To Allow For Some Fans At Chase CenterWith coronavirus cases rising, San Francisco city officials have rejected a plan that would allow for some fans back at the Chase Center for the upcoming season. Andria Borba reports. (11/18/20)
Santa Clara Co. Ramps Up COVID-19 Testing In Time For HolidaysSanta Clara County is ramping up its COVID-19 testing capacity in time for the holidays. As Kiet Do reports, health officials hope everyone will take advantage.
VTA Could Use Tax Revenue For BART Extension At Expense Of Road RepairsDevin Fehely reports on Valley Transportation Authority plan to fund BART extension with sales tax revenue meets resistance (11-17-2020)
Twitter, Facebook CEOs Defend Actions On Election Disinformation Before Senate Judiciary CommitteeAnne Makovec reports on social media company heads testifying about actions related to election before senate committee (11-17-2020)
CA Officials Urge People Not To Travel Or Have Large Gatherings ThanksgivingGiven California's surge in COVID-19 cases, politicians and health officials are making a plea for people getting ready to travel for Thanksgiving. Andrea Nakano tells us they are saying 'don't go.'
As COVID Restrictions Tighten Due To Surge Officials Consider CurfewAs counties move down to more restrictive tiers to stop the spread of COVID-19, there is talk about a potential curfew. Joe Vazquez reports, some are wondering if it would even help.
Sausalito City Council Race To Be Decided By Razor-Thin MarginThe election for a seat on the Sausalito City Council is still undecided, nearly two weeks after Election Day. The vote margin is razor thin and it looks like the winner will be decided by the final votes tallied. John Ramos reports. (11/16/20)
U.S. Supreme Court Considers the Future of ObamacareAs COVID-19 spreads relentlessly across the country the Supreme Court is considering a new push to kill the Affordable Care Act. Juliette Goodrich reports. (11-15-20)
Criticism Mounts Over Trump's Refusal to Concede Election and Cooperate With Biden TransitionCBS correspondent Natalie Brand on the latest developments in the Biden presidential transition. (11-13-20)
Mare Island Naval Cemetery Rededicated After Major RestorationA ceremony was held on Veterans Day Wednesday to mark the major restoration of the Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, which had fallen into disrepair. John Ramos reports. (11/11/20)
Transition: Biden, Trump Mark Veterans Day As Legal Battles ContinueBoth President-elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump made public appearances Wednesday to honor the nation's veterans. Meanwhile, Trump continues to lob unfounded claims about the results of the election and is filing lawsuits in several states. Natalie Brand reports. (11/11/20)
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Whether To Overturn Affordable Care ActThe Supreme Court heard arguments on whether it should overturn the Affordable Care Act. Juliette Goodrich tells us what's at stake for California.
SJ Votes To Give City Council Power To Release Police Bodycam VideoSan Jose lawmakers passed the first of many police reforms to come. Len Ramirez tells us they voted to give the council power to release police body camera video.
East Bay Parents, Students Plead With School Board For Return To ClassroomsParents and students packed a school board meeting in Alameda County to plead for a return to classrooms. Andrea Nakano reports from Livermore.
Contra Costa County Back To Red Tier Due To Increase In COVID-19 CasesCoronavirus cases are rapidly spreading in Contra Costa County, sending it back into the red tier. Betty Yu tells us what that means for residents and businesses there.
Findings Released After Probe Into Silicon Valley Organization Racist AdThe South Bay’s largest chamber of commerce released preliminary findings of an internal investigation, to determine how a racist political attack ad was published to the main website of the Silicon Valley Organization. Kiet Do reports.
Lawmaker Threatens Action After Bank Of America Denies EDD Fraud Victims' ClaimsFraudsters stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from California's EDD debit cards. Kenny Choi reports, Bank of America is denying claims from the victims and a Bay Area lawmaker is threatening to get involved.