San Jose Set To Approve Downtown Google Development; Affordable Housing Concerns LingerThe San Jose City Council on Tuesday was poised to approve the massive Google development that will shape downtown for generations, despite lingering concerns about its overall impact on affordable housing. Devin Fehely reports. (5/25/21)
Road To Recovery: Bay Area Transit Ridership Rising Amid Vaccinations, Offices ReopeningAs a growing number of offices reopen and with vaccination rates climbing, Bay Area transit agencies are seeing a steady increase of riders since the start of the pandemic. Kiet Do reports. (5/24/21)
White House Condemns Belarus Regime After Flight Diverted, Journalist ArrestedThe U.S. government is condemning Belarus after it forced a Ryanair jet to make an emergency landing in order to arrest Roman Protasevich a dissident journalist on board the flight. Debra Alfarone reports. (5/24/21)
KPIX Special Report: Crime & Punishment in San FranciscoKen Bastida and Elizabeth Cook host a KPIX original report on the changing landscape of crime and law enforcement in the city. Reports from Kenny Choi and Wilson Walker and an interview with district attorney Chesa Boudin. (5-23-21)
School in Sierra Foothills Removes Students' Conservative Stickers Fom Class PhotoIn Placer County a group of high school students is upset over a class photo. The students at Whitney High in Rocklin say stickers they were wearing with conservative and patriotic messages were edited out. Heather Janssen reports. (5-21-21)
Alameda County DA Talks About Decision to Not Seek Re-ElectionAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley talks about her nearly 40 year career (5-19-2021)
NEWSOM BUDGET: Gov. Gavin Newsom's new recovery state budget contains funds for massive cleanup programGov. Gavin Newsom's new recovery state budget contains funds for massive cleanup program
COVID: Newsom Says California May Lift Mask Mandate Mid-JuneGov. Gavin Newsom told a reporter the state would stop requiring people to wear masks in almost all circumstances on June 15. KPIX 5 reporter John Ramos talks to Bay Area residents who are raising questions about the governor's timing on lifting the mask mandate. (5/12/21)
Fremont Buddhist Temple Owner To File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against City, Alleges DiscriminationThe owner of a small Buddhist temple in the Fremont hills announced plans to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, claiming she was discriminated against in her quest to receive building permits. Devin Fehely reports. (5/11/21)
Team Coverage: Major League Baseball Greenlights Oakland A’s To Consider RelocatingSaying the current Coliseum site is not viable for a new stadium, Major League Baseball allowed the A's to look at potentially relocating if a proposal for a new ballpark at Howard Terminal falls through. Andria Borba and Dennis O'Donnell report. (5/11/21)
Gov. Newsom Unveils $12 Billion Plan To End Family Homelessness Within 5 YearsAnne Makovec reports on state announcing historic investment in ending homelessness in California (5-11-2021)
COVID: FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine For Children As Young As 12The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Femi Redwood reports Stanford researchers are testing even younger kids.
House Republicans To Vote Whether To Strip Liz Cheney Of GOP Her Leadership RoleIn a matter of days, House Republicans will cast a key vote that could determine the direction of the party. Skyler Henry tells us more about the fight to oust Liz Chaney for not supporting former President Trump.
South Bay Water District To Vote On Raising Drinking Water RatesAnne Makovec reports on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board preparing to vote on plan to raise drinking water rates to help pay for project to expand the Pacheco Dam (5-7-2021)
Project Home: Federal Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium, What Does It Mean For Bay Area?A federal judge ruled Wednesday the Centers for Disease Control have no authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium, saying the public health agency doesn’t have the constitutional right to stop evictions. Susie Steimle reports. (5/5/21)
Facebook Upholds Ban On Former President Trump's AccountAn oversight board upheld the decision to ban former President Trump's account from Facebook and Instagram. Devin Fehely takes a closer look at the decision.
John Cox Brings 'Beastly' Gubernatorial Campaign To San Francisco Treasure IslandRepublican gubernatorial candidate John Cox brought his 'Meet the Beast Bus Tour' to Treasure Island in San Francisco Wednesday. (5/5/21)
California Recall: GOP Candidate John Cox Brings Bear, Touts Campaign Against NewsomAppearing with a 1,000 pound bear, Republican candidate John Cox made campaign stops in Sacramento and at The French Laundry restaurant in Yountville in his push to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom. Kenny Choi reports. (5/4/21)
California Recall: John Cox brings a bear to his recall election kickoffJohn Cox kicks off his campaign calling it the "Meet the Beast Bus Tour"
CA Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Enforce CRV Refund LawsA year after KPIX first exposed problems with California's CRV Refund recycling program the situation has gotten worse. Maria Medina tells us about a bill that aims to fix it.
Youth Activists March From Oakland To Alameda Demanding Justice For Mario GonzalezYouth organizers held a rally in Oakland and marched to Alameda to demand justice for the death of Mario Gonzalez. Andrea Nakano tells us what their message was for Alameda police.
COVID Recovery: Return To Offices Already Posing Legal QuestionsAs offices in the Bay Area and across the country reopen, the return to workplaces a year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic poses some legal questions that may be settled in the courts. John Ramos reports. (5/3/21)
Black Transgender Candidate for San Francisco Democratic Party Chair Breaks BarriersHoney Mahogany could end up being the first transgender person of color to lead San Francisco’s Democratic Party. Kenny Choi reports. (4-29-21)
President Biden Hits the Road to Sell His Economic PolicyPresident Biden left Washington following his Wedensday address to Congress to tour several states to promote his Build Back Better agenda. (4-29-21)