The battle over California and the Trump administration took a new turn Thursday as the Environmental Protection Agency revoked the state's waiver to set stricter vehicle emissions standards. Meanwhile, the state plans legal action against the move. (9/19/19)
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EPA Moves To Revoke California's Waiver On Vehicle Emission StandardsThe battle over California and the Trump administration took a new turn Thursday as the Environmental Protection Agency revoked the state's waiver to set stricter vehicle emissions standards. Meanwhile, the state plans legal action against the move. (9/19/19)
Raw Video: Newsom Reacts After Trump Revokes California Auto Emissions WaiverGov. Gavin Newsom expressed confidence that the state would prevail over the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's waiver allowing the state to set stricter auto emissions standards. (9/18/19)
Mobile Hygiene Trailers To Begin Visiting Homeless Shelters In Alameda CountyThe city of Fremont hopes a new trailer can restore just a little bit of human dignity to those living on the street. Don Ford tells us about the Clean Start Mobile Hygiene Units.
Few Details Made Public As Trump Visits Bay Area For FundraiserDetails have been sparse as President Donald Trump makes his first visit to the Bay Area since taking office Tuesday. The president is expected to arrive at Moffett Field and head to a fundraiser at an undisclosed location. Jackie Ward reports. (9/17/19)
President Trump's Itinerary Remains Secret Ahead Of Bay Area VisitA location for Trump's Bay Area luncheon fundraiser has not been announced for security reasons, said Harmeet Dhillon, a California Republican Commiteewoman who is also an aide on the Trump campaign. Joe Vazquez reports. (9-16-2019)
Talking Politics: Debate DebriefWhat were the takeaways from the third Democratic candidates debate? Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown mention a few. (9-15-19)
At Issue: Homelessness and Crime / NRAKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with San Francisco supervisor Rafael Mandelman. (9-15-19)
Protester Throws Red Liquid Substance At CA Lawmakers Causing Health ScareA protester was arrested after setting off a disturbing health scare at the state Capitol. She threw an object containing red liquid at lawmakers on the Senate floor. Betty Yu talked to an East Bay senator who was splattered by the substance.
Details Emerge About Woman Who Allegedly Threw Red Liquid At CA LawmakersRebecca Dalelio of Santa Cruz faces charges of assault and vandalism after she allegedly threw red liquid the color of blood on California lawmakers on the Senate floor during a protest.
East Bay Lawmaker Calls For Audit Of 'Oakland Promise' Scholarship ProgramOakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan is calling for an audit of a scholarship program launched by Mayor Libby Schaaf known as 'Oakland Promise.' Schaaf defends the program but Da Lin reports that critics want proof of where the money is going.
Liberal, Moderate Divide on Display in Democratic DebateTeam coverage of the Democratic presidential candidates debate from Nikole Killion and, in San Francisco, Andria Borba. (9-12-19)
Raw Video: Trump Announces Proposed Ban On E-Cigarette FlavorsPresident Donald Trump announced his administration would seek a ban on flavored e-cigarettes other than tobacco, in the wake of a teen vaping epidemic and a rise in vaping-related illnesses and deaths. (9/11/19)
New California Law Bans Student Suspensions In Grades 4-8Governor Newsom signed a law that bans school suspensions for California students in grades 4 through 8. Devin Fehely reports there is still a debate over whether it will work.
Newsom Signs Bills Limiting Vaccine Exemptions Amid Protests At CapitolAmid a day of protests at the State Capitol, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law bills that limit vaccine exemptions that doctors can issue. (9/10/19)
Judge Throws Lifeline To Opponents Of Homeless Navigation Center On SF EmbarcaderoOpponents of a Homeless Navigation Center on San Francisco's Embarcadero still hope to stop it from opening, even as construction begins on the waterfront. Andria Borba reports at a court hearing on Monday, a judge threw them a lifeline.
Warren Gains, Harris Falters In New Presidential PollSen. Elizabeth Warren appears to be gaining deserters from the Sen. Kamala Harris campaign in the newest CBS News/YouGov presidential poll. Emily Turner reports. (9/9/19)
Federal Plan To Allow E-Bikes On National Park Trails Raises Safety ConcernsThe Trump administration announced a plan to allow e-bikes on trails in national parks. John Ramos tells us nature advocates argue the policy poses a safety hazard.
SF Mayor London Breed Is Guest Speaker At Project By Project's Annual 'Plate By Plate'San Francisco Mayor London Breed was the guest speaker at Project by Project's 10th Annual tasting event, 'Plate by Plate.' This year the benefit raised money to help fight homelessness.
Concord Man, Former Afghan Refugee Now A Reporter Covering US Presidential CampaignA man who survived the Afghanistan War and refugee ordeal as a child and became a top scholar after settling with his family in the East Bay is now a reporter covering the US presidential campaign for CBS News. Christin Ayers reports. (9/9/19)
Raw Video: Attorneys General Announce Antitrust Probe Of GoogleAbout 50 attorneys general, from both major political parties, have launched an antitrust probe on internet giant Google. (9/9/19)
Talking Politics: Leaden GOPers of the Golden StatePhil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown discuss the state of the Republican Party in California and Brown floats the idea that the Democratic field of presidential candidates may yet see more entrants. (9-8-19)
At Issue: Vax Politics / Gig WorkPhil Matier discusses two issues facing the legislature with state senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo). (9-8-19)
Gov. Wants Last-Minute Changes On Measure That Would Tighten CA Vaccination LawsA bill that would tighten California's vaccination laws is inching closer to the Governor's desk. He has indicated he will sign it, but Melissa Caen reports, he has some last-minute requests that could slow it down.
Oakland Chinatown Residents Watch Neighborhood Park Become Homeless Tent CityA once-vibrant park in Oakland's Chinatown is all but abandoned now that homeless people have taken it over and set up tents. Da Lin tells us help from the city may be on the way.
8 Attorneys General Launch Facebook Antitrust InvestigationAttorneys general from eight states and both major parties have launched an antitrust investigation against the social media giant Facebook. Anne Makovec reports. (9/6/19)
Fremont Navigation Center Opponent Goes On Hunger Strike Outside City HallAs Fremont city leaders debate the future of a proposed navigation center for the homeless, an opponent has staged a hunger strike, only drinking water, outside City Hall. (9/5/19)
Talking Politics: Campaign Attrition / Trump VulnerabilityFormer S.F. mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown tells KPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen that the president can be beaten, provided the Democratic Party can settle on a candidate. (9-1-19)
Statewide Rent Control May Be Coming To CaliforniaGovernor Gavin Newsom reached an agreement with large landlord and tenant advocacy groups to advance a rent control bill. Da Lin tells us people on both sides find flaws in the bill.
Concerns Over High Asbestos Levels At SJ Construction Site Sparks New FearsAsbestos levels at a San Jose development were so high, construction was stopped. Now, Len Ramirez tells us residents' fears over asbestos have spread to other nearby sites.