California Residents Rush On to Register Last Day of Voter RegistrationDevin Fehely reports on the rush for California residents to register to vote before the deadline.
Pro-Trump Demonstrators Attacked by Counterprotesters in San FranciscoA free speech demonstration staged by conservative activists quickly fell apart in downtown San Francisco on Saturday afternoon when several hundred counterprotesters surged the area, throwing punches. Da Lin reports. (10-17-20)
Vote Smart: Polling Expert Analyzes State of the Presidential RaceKPIX 5's Ken Bastida talks election news with Kathy Frankovic, one of the world's leading experts in public-opinion polling. (10-16-20)
California Sen. Feinstein Takes Heat Over Warm Words for Lindsey GrahamSen. Dianne Feinstein’s kind words directed at Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), along with a friendly hug, have stirred outrage among prominent liberals. Joe Vazquez reports. (10-15-20)
Vote Smart: The Battle Over Prop 22Are Uber drivers and other members of the "gig economy" truly independent contractors? Or are the actually part-time employees, eligible for the same benefits as other such workers receive? Devin Fehely delves into the controversy over Proposition 22. (10-15-20)
Amy Coney Barrett SCOTUS Nomination Edges Toward ConfirmationRepublicans powered Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett closer to confirmation Thursday, pushing past Democratic objections. (10-15-20)
Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Advance Amy Coney Barrett NominationThe Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to move ahead with Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court before members heard from all of the witnesses. (10/15/20)
Sen. Kamala Harris Halts Campaign Travel After Staffers Test Positive For COVID-19Two people with Sen. Kamala Harris' campaign have tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the cancellation of the Vice Presidential candidate's campaign travels at least until Sunday, the campaign said Thursday. Anne Makovec reports. (10/15/20)
Seniors At San Francisco’s Midtown Park Apartments Prevail In Longest Standing Rent Strike Against CityThe longest-running rent strike in San Francisco has come to a close, as tenants at the Midtown Park Apartments won their battle against the city. Susie Steimle reports. (10/14/20)
Sonoma Voters Overcome Obstacles Of Wildfires, Evacuations, COVID-19 To Cast BallotsThe COVID-19 pandemic has already created challenges for voters and elections officials. But in Sonoma County, voting comes with the extra challenges of wildfires, evacuations, and the possibility of being forced to evacuate again. Wilson Walker reports. (10/14/20)
Measure RR: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara Voters To Decide On Caltrain Sales TaxWith Caltrain ridership plummeting during the coronavirus pandemic, a sales tax measure on the November ballot could provide a lifeline. John Ramos reports on Measure RR, which is being considered by voters in three counties. (10/14/20)
Given Huge Early Turnout San Mateo Co. Election Officials Assure Votes Will Be CountedJoe Vazquez goes behind the scenes in San Mateo County to see what election officials are doing to make sure votes are counted.
Bay Area Election Experts Weigh In On Legality Of Ballot HarvestingAfter revelations that unofficial ballot boxes were showing up in California, Andria Borba talked to election legal experts who warn it may be illegal.
School Districts, Experts Urge Slow School Reopenings As Some Parents Push For ClassesAs some parents push for the return of in-person classes, districts and medical experts say a plan and and a slow transition must take place. Juliette Goodrich reports. (10/13/20)
California GOP Says It Owns Unofficial Ballot Drop Boxes Considered Illegal By Election OfficialsThe California Republican Party is under fire following reports of unofficial ballot boxes being placed in at least three counties. State election officials call the unofficial boxes illegal and urge voters to either mail in their ballots or go through official locations to ensure their ballot will be counted. Katie Nielsen reports. (10/12/20)
Protesters Target Junipero Serra Statue In San RafaelProtesters vandalized and took down a statue of Fr. Junipero Serra at Mission San Rafael on Monday, which is also Indigenous Peoples Day. (10/12/20)
Supreme Court: SJSU Political Science Professor On Day 1 Of Amy Coney Barrett HearingsSan Jose State political science professor and political strategist Donna Crane, who has worked on several Supreme Court nominations, talks to KPIX 5's Elizabeth Cook following the first day of confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. (10/12/20)
Measure G Would Expand Powers Of San Jose Independent Police AuditorVoters in San Jose will have their say on whether or not to expand the powers of the Independent Police Auditor when it comes to deadly force and police brutality cases, this November. Len Ramirez tells us more about Measure G.
Supreme Court: Sens. Feinstein, Harris To Play Important Roles In Amy Coney Barrett HearingsSenators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris will be taking center stage at this week's Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Andria Borba reports. (10/12/20)
Vote Smart: Viewers' Early-Voting Questions AnsweredNapa County Registrar of Voters John Tuteur answers viewers' questions about voting in this historic election. (10-9-20)
Vote Smart: Proposition 23 and the Dialysis IndustryDevin Fehely takes a close look at how Prop 23 would potentially overhaul the dialysis industry. (10-9-20)
As First Week of Early Voting Ends Counties See Surge in Ballots CastThe first week of early voting is coming to an end and one thing is clear: a lot of voters have already cast their ballots, Wilson Walker reports. (10-9-20)
Trump Set to Return to Campaigning as Biden Stumps in NevadaPres. Trump will head back on the campaign trail on Monday and, tomorrow, he'll host an event from the White House. Meanwhile, Joe Biden hit the campaign trail in the battleground state of Nevada. Debra Alfarone reports from Washington. (10-9-20)
Rent Control Back On Ballot In California With Prop 21Voters will decide on the issue of rent control for the second time in two years. Rent control could be expanded statewide if voters approve Proposition 21. Susie Steimle reports. (10/7/20)