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.
San Jose Streamlines 'Granny Unit' Permit Process For HomeownersThe permit and approval process for so-called “granny units” is generally onerous, expensive, and time-consuming. Kiet Do shows us how the city of San Jose has streamlined the steps and cut red tape in an effort to create more affordable housing.
California To Offer 2 Years Of Free Community CollegeGov. Gavin Newsom is raising awareness of a new program that is offering two years of free community college to tens of thousands of students. Anne Makovec reports. (8/27/19)
Bureaucracy Blamed For Berkeley Kids Playground In State Of DisrepairA playground in Berkeley is still closed after it was crushed by a fallen tree back in February. John Ramos reports that some are calling it a “monument to bureaucracy.”
Raw Video: AG Becerra Announces Lawsuit Over Trump Rollback Of Child Immigrant ProtectionsAttorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday that California is among 19 states suing over the Trump administration’s effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. (8/26/19)
Talking Politics: Democratic Crossroads / HomelessnessKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen ask former S.F. mayor and state assembly speaker Willie Brown about the state of the Democratic Party and the growing homelessness crisis. (8-25-19)
Candidates Assure Democrats in S.F. They Can Beat Trump in 2020Defeating Pres. Trump in 2020 has been the central topic at the Democratic National Convention's summer meeting in San Francisco. Melissa Caen reports. (8-24-19)
Candidates Shmooze Democratic Party Convention Delegates in S.F.The National Democratic Party is meeting in San Francisco this weekend and a parade of candidates came through town on Friday. Melissa Caen reports. (8-23-19)
Planned Parenthood Pulls Out Of Federal Title X Funding ProgramPlanned Parenhood will pull out of the federal Title X funding program, saying it will not comply with new rules from the Trump administration that prohibits funding recipients from giving abortion referrals to patients. (8/19/19)