Speaking at an event in Oakland on Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said the hundreds of thousands of PG&E customers impacted by public safety power shutoffs should be "outraged" and "infuriated."
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Raw Video: Gov. Gavin Newsom Says Californians Should Be 'Outraged' Over PG&E ShutoffsSpeaking at an event in Oakland on Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said the hundreds of thousands of PG&E customers impacted by public safety power shutoffs should be "outraged" and "infuriated."
East Bay Residents Scramble To Prepare For Power OutagesThousands of PG&E customers could lose their electricity in the first round or power safety power shutoffs beginning at midnight. Andria Borba was in the East Bay, where there were long lines at gas stations, as residents scrambled to get prepared.
Impeachment Inquiry: Trump Administration Says It Will Not Cooperate With ProbeThe Trump administration says it will not participate in the impeachment inquiry led by House Democrats. Nikole Killion reports on this latest salvo from President Trump and his Republican supporters.
Backlash Over Plan To Squeeze Affordable Homes Onto Single Lot In Pleasant HillHabitat For Humanity's plan to transform an empty lot into affordable housing in Pleasant Hill is drawing criticism from neighbors. As John Ramos reports, they say the project is too big for the neighborhood.
2019 San Francisco Fleet Week Set To BeginThe annual Fleet Week celebration honoring the Armed Forces is set to begin in San Francisco on Monday. KPIX 5 reporter Katie Nielsen talks to Marine Lt. Sam Woo talks about the emergency preparedness drill that is also taking place. (10/7/19)
Talking Politics: After Impeachment / Wanted: New CandidateFormer S.F. mayor and assembly speaker Willie Brown tells Phil and Melissa that impeachment without removal is pointless and says Democrats need a new face to face-off against Trump. (10-6-19)
Oakland Teachers, Families Protest For Improved Safety On Foothill Blvd. After Deadly Hit-&-RunThree days after a woman walking her niece was killed in a hit-and-run near Garfield Elementary School, teachers and families protested calling for safety improvements to busy Foothill Boulevard. (10/4/19)
Biden Reaches Out to Millennial Voters on Bay Area Campaign SwingPresidential candidate Joe Biden made his way through the Bay Area, trying to win over voters at three fundraising events on Thursday. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-3-19)
Joe Biden Breezes Through Bay Area on Campaign Fundraising SwingJoe Biden arrived at the San Francisco home of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, one of three Bay Area fundraisers Thursday. Emily Turner reports. (10-3-19)
Whole Foods Seeks Statewide Restraining Order From Animal Rights ProtestersAnimal rights activists say Whole Foods Market is seeking a restraining order to ban them from all their California locations. (10/3/19)
New BART General Manager Goes On Listening Tour At StationsNew BART General Manager Robert Powers is traveling to different stations throughout the transit system through the month of October to hear directly from riders. (10/3/19)
Federal Judge's Ruling May Boost San Francisco's Plan For Safe Injection SitesThe city of San Francisco could revisit a plan to open safe injection sites for drug users, after a federal judge's ruling. (10/2/19)
Santa Clara County Workers Stage First Strike In DecadesSanta Clara County employees are staging their first strike in 40 years on Wednesday, seeking better working conditions and higher wages to address the high cost of living in the South Bay. (10/2/19)
San Jose Anti-Displacement Laws Aim To Protect Low-Income ResidentsSan Jose is taking steps to slow the displacement of thousands of low-income residents who can no longer afford to live there. Len Ramirez explains how.
In Surprise Move Oakland City Attorney Sues To Stop Coliseum Redevelopment DealThe Oakland A's and Mayor Libby Schaaf were thrown for a loop when the City Attorney filed a lawsuit to stop a redevelopment deal for the Oakland Coliseum. Andria Borba says the deal is now up in the air now.
Lawsuit Filed Over Issues With California's 'Motor Voter' ProgramA lawsuit was filed Tuesday alleging that the state DMV's "motor voter" program had failed to verify citizenship for voter registration. Anne Makovec reports. (10/1/19)
Arrest In Chinese Spy Case Stuns Hayward NeighborhoodThe arrest of a Hayward man for allegedly spying for the Chinese government has stunned his neighbors, who said the 56-year-old arrested last week was quiet and unassuming. Jackie Ward reports. (10/1/19)
Presidential Hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris Returns To Bay Area, Opens Oakland Campaign OfficeIn a visit to the Bay Area, presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris was at the opening of a campaign office in Oakland, where she was born. (9/30/19)
At Issue: Impeachment Inquiry BeginsIt's Topic A (and B and C) in Washington and KPIX 5's Phil Matier digs into it with U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). (9-29-19)
Presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris Makes Campaign Stop In San Francisco's ChinatownSenator Kamala Harris was in San Francisco's Chinatown for a campaign stop Saturday evening. In a one-on-one interview with KPIX 5's Betty Yu, Sen. Harris talks about impeachment, healthcare, and more.
Richmond Neighbors Want Toxic Soil Removed From Site Of Proposed Housing DevelopmentA plan to build 4,000 homes on top of a site in Richmond is getting a lot of pushback. As Da Lin tells us, the soil is contaminated with toxic chemicals and gases, and neighbors it removed before anything goes up.
Jill Biden Speaks in S.F. but Avoids Mention of UkraineOn Friday, Dr. Jill Biden spoke at Manny's in San Francisco's Mission District but steered clear of the Ukraine controversy that is threatening the Trump presidency and has involved her son Hunter and husband Joe. Christin Ayers reports. (9-27-19)
Bay Area Residents React to Trump Impeachment InquiryThe political storm in Washington is now so intense that’s it's hard not to pay attention and that was the case all over the Bay Area on Friday. Wilson Walker reports. (9-27-19)
Lawmakers To Decide Whether San Jose Should Subsidize Downtown High-Rise DevelopersA decision by lawmakers in San Jose could affect the city's skyline and housing supply for decades. Len Ramirez tells us councilmembers are meeting to decide whether to to continue to subsidize downtown high-rise developers.
SF Neighbors Put Heavy Boulders On Sidewalk To Keep Homeless AwayResidents along one San Francisco street put heavy boulders along the sidewalk to keep homeless away. They told KPIX 5's John Ramos they got so fed up with late-night noise, and drug dealing, that they decided to take matters in their own hands.
Judge Denies Request To Stop Construction Of Homeless Navigation Center In EmbarcaderoA San Francisco judge dealt a major blow to opponents of a homeless navigation center in the Embarcadero. Andria Borba tells us construction of the project can continue.
Talking Politics: Trump in California / Harris HiccupsThe president came to the Golden State and blasted San Francisco for its homelessness problem; Sen. Kamala Harris campaign seems to have stalled in low gear. Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Willie Brown bandy boisterously. (9-22-19)
Sunday ToPIX: Bay Area Housing / Gig EconomyKPIX 5's Phil Matier talks with Carl Guardino, president and CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. (9-22-19)
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Wraps Up 3-Day Visit With Lawmakers In Washington D.C.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was wrapping up a tour of the nation's capital. Juliette Goodrich tells us it was 3 days of fancy receptions, dinners, and meetings with lawmakers, including President Trump.