With homicides and gun violence spiking, Oakland lawmakers voted to hire more officers. Andrea Nakano has more on Tuesday's vote..
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Oakland City Council Votes To Hire More Police OfficersWith homicides and gun violence spiking, Oakland lawmakers voted to hire more officers. Andrea Nakano has more on Tuesday's vote..
East Bay Prosecutor Weighs In On Retail Crime WaveThe retail crime wave sweeping the Bay Area has residents wondering when it will stop. Andrea Nakano talked to an East Bay prosecutor who has ideas on where to start.
COVID: More Contra Costa Co. Restaurants Allegedly Not Checking Vaccine CardsSome restaurants in Contra Costa County were accused of breaking COVID-19 rules by not checking vaccine cards at the door. Andria Borba reports some lawmakers want to hold them accountable.
CA Drought: Marin Co. Water Restrictions Take Effect Dec. 1At the stroke of midnight on December 1, new water restrictions go into effect in Marin County. After the recent rains, Andrea Nakano reports some residents were caught off guard.
Major Outbreak Forces Cal To Postpone Game Against USCThe Cal football team is dealing with a widespread COVID-19 outbreak. City health officials confirm 44 have tested positive and said the team did not take proper measures to stop the spread. Andrea Nakano reports.
Controversial History That Could Bring Down Statue Of Thomas FallonThe man once hailed as a founding father of the City of San Jose is getting a new look and perspective. Thomas Fallon was honored with his own statue but as debate rages over that, we asked Devin Fehely to weight his record.
COVID: State Health Officials Blame Surge On Waning Immunity, Winter WeatherState health officials say COVID cases are increasing in California. Andrea Nakano explains colder weather and waning immunity may be contributing factors.
Droppings From Exploding Goose Population Pose Health Problem In Foster CityThere is a bird battle brewing in Foster City over the exploding goose population that leaves its droppings all over the parks. Maria Medina reports on the search for a solution to this growing health problem.
Bay Area Congressman Praises Just-Passed Infrastructure BillDevin Fehely spoke with Rep. Mark DeSaulnier about the newly-passed $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. (11-6-21)
Pelosi Juggles Spending Bill Votes as Democrats Remain DividedInfighting between progressives and moderates once again sidetracked a pillar of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda. (11-5-21)
COVID: Marin County Launches Campaign To Vaccinate Children As Fast As PossibleAnticipating CDC approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children, Marin County is launching a plan to get as many 5-to 11-year-olds vaccinated as quickly as possible. Kenny Choi has details.
President Biden Meets With Pope Francis at the VaticanSome Catholic bishops have said politicians like the president who support abortion rights should not receive the sacrament of communion. KPIX 5's Shawn Chitnis reports on the controversy and what the president said about it. (10-29-21)
COVID: Health Experts Plan Bay Area Rollout FDA Backs Pfizer Vaccine For Kids 5-11The U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted to back the Pfizer COVID vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11. Maria Cid Medina talked to Bay Area health experts.
Santa Rosa Neighbors Blame City For Overflowing Creek, FloodingSome neighbors in Santa Rosa are furious after their backyard creek flooded. Andrea Nakano tells us they say the city could have prevented it.
Chaos At City Council Meetings Prompts Mayor To Issue Warning To ResidentsCity councilmembers have been forced to return to virtual meetings in Santa Rosa. Maria Cid Medina tells us it is not because of COVID-19. It's due to chaos and angry insults from a small group of residents.
New Facebook Whistleblower Says Executives Shrugged as Algorithm Stoked Hate, MisinformationA new whistleblower is taking on Menlo Park-based Facebook just a couple weeks after Frances Haugen testified to members of Congress that the tech giant chooses profit over safety. Maria Cid Medina reports. (10-22-21)
Arts Commission Votes To Remove Controversial Thomas Fallon Statue In San JoseA prominent statue in San Jose is one step closer to being removed. Kiet Do tells us why the controversial Thomas Fallon statue may be gone soon.
Walgreens Closing 5 San Francisco Stores Citing Chronic RobberiesFive Walgreens stores in San Francisco are closing their doors for good. Betty Yu reports the closures come amid an epidemic of retail robberies and asked city leaders what they are doing to help.
Facebook Whistleblower To Testify On Capitol HillOn Tuesday, a Facebook whistleblower will testify on Capitol Hill and share allegations about the app's harmful effects. Katie Nielsen talked to tech experts who say government intervention is just a matter of time.
California COVID Vaccinations, Infection Rates Follow Political DivideIn the Golden State, as it is across the nation, Republican and Democratic-leaning counties show differing rates of vaccination and COVID infection. Kenny Choi reports. (9-30-21)
New Law Will Make Rolling Stops Legal For Cyclists In CaliforniaA bill on Governor Newsom's desk will make it legal for bike riders to move through stop sign intersections without stopping. John Ramos tells us supporters insist it will make the streets safer.
School Age Children Increasingly Targeted For Cyber AttacksCyber attacks on students at K-12 schools are increasing and many are unaware of the issues. CBS 13 Julie Watts reports.
Victims Of CZU Lightning Complex Fire Hope Santa Cruz Officials Let Them RebuildThe Santa Cruz county board of supervisors will decide today if some wild fire victims from last year will be allowed to rebuild on their property. Devin Fehely reports.
Project Home: Insurance Moratorium Gives Temporary Relief To Homeowners In Fire ZonesThe past three years, California ordered temporary moratoriums following major fires to stop insurance companies from dropping policies. But as Kenny Choi tells us, when the moratoriums expire it could hit closer to home than you think.