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.
Former GOP Congressman Launches Campaign to Create New Political PartyA former California congressman is launching a campaign to start a new political party in the state. Devin Fehely reports. (9-20-19)
HUD Secretary Reportedly Slams Transgender People During San Francisco VisitThe nation's top housing official is catching some heat for comments he allegedly made about transgender people, while visiting San Francisco earlier this week. (9/20/19)
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.