COVID: How To Get Commuters Back On Public Transit Post PandemicAs we begin resurface from the pandemic, many Bay Area workers are considering going back to public transit. Ridership has plummeted to 5 percent due to COVID. On The Road To Recovery, Susie Steimle looks at what it will take to get people them back on board.
Campaign To Recall Gov. Newsom Has Enough Signatures To Qualify For BallotThe campaign to remove Governor Newsom from office has received enough signatures to qualify for the ballot. Andrea Nakano explains what happens next.
COVID: Santa Clara County Residents Can Get Vaccinated Without An AppointmentSanta Clara County announced that residents will no longer require an appointment in order to get a COVID vaccination. Andria Borba has more on the change in policy.
COVID Crisis: Local Indian Americans Trying Desperately To Help Family Members Back HomeAs the death toll mounts, South Bay Indian Americans are trying to help with the COVID-19 crisis in India. Len Ramirez talked to lawmakers and residents who are finding ways to send aid to family members back home.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Recall: Supporters Have Enough Valid Signatures For ElectionSupporters of a recall campaign against Gov. Gavin Newsom have enough verified signatures to qualify for the ballot, according to the California Secretary of State's office. (4/26/21)
Politicos Assess Caitlyn Jenner's Chances of Becoming GovernorCaitlyn Jenner just jumped into the race to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom in a potential recall election. Political experts say she faces an important first test. Devin Fehely reports. (4-23-21)
DA Chesa Boudin Touts Police Reform Legislation AB 127; SF Police Union Pushes BackIn the wake of the Derek Chauvin trial, several pieces of legislation addressing police reform have been proposed. Backed by San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin, Assembly Bill 127 aims to hold officers more accountable, but the measure is already receiving pushback by the SFPOA. Kenny Choi reports. (4/21/21)
COVID Reopening: How A Peninsula School District Kept Schools Open Despite PandemicWhile some school districts are just now reopening, one District on the Peninsula has had students on campus for nearly the entire school year. John Ramos shows us how they did it.
Derek Chauvin Trial: San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Reacts To Guilty VerdictsSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin spoke to KPIX 5's Elizabeth Cook following the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd. (4/20/21)
COVID: As Restrictions Ease Bay Area Health Experts Weigh In On Mask EtiquetteAs COVID-19 restrictions ease, Betty Yu tells what medical experts are saying about the new etiquette.
Eye On Earth: Opposition Mounts Against Plan To Drill For Natural Gas In Suisun MarshEnvironmentalists aren't the only ones against a plan to drill for natural gas in the middle of the Suisun Marsh the largest marshland on the West Coast. Allen Martin tells us more about this natural habitat for migratory birds, fish and wildlife
CA Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Increase Police AccountabilityA California lawmaker has proposed a police reform bill. John Ramos tells us it would help get cops who break the rules off the force.
San Jose May Raise Illegal Dumping Fines To $10,000 Per OffenseA member of the San Jose City Council is calling for a sharp rise in illegal dumping fines to respond to a growing problem throughout the city. Len Ramirez reports. (4/19/21)
Embattled Windsor Mayor to 'Step Back' From Duties, But Won't ResignAnne Makovec reports on Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli "stepping back" from duties of office amid sexual assault allegations (4-16-2021)
Windsor Council Demands Resignation Of Mayor Dominic Foppoli Amid Sexual Assault InvestigationMembers of the Windsor City Council joined outraged community members in calling for Mayor Dominic Foppoli to resign as he faces sexual assault allegations from at least half a dozen women.
Sobering Center Opening In San Francisco To Help People Fighting Drug AddictionSan Francisco is taking a new approach to help people fighting drug addiction. Andria Borba reports on a new Sobering Center opening on Howard Street.
Amid Disturbing Violent Crime Spike Oakland Police Chief Pleads For More FundingCiting a dramatic spike in violent crime, Oakland's police chief was pleading for more resources to fight crime. Andrea Nakano tells us how the City Council responded.
COVID Recovery: East San Jose Neighborhood Calls On City To Buy Up Storefronts To Aid Struggling BusinessesHit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders in the Alum Rock neighborhood of East San Jose are calling on the city to buy up vacant storefronts to help struggling businesses get back on their feet. Len Ramirez reports. (4/12/21)
Biden Announces Executive Actions to Curb Gun ViolenceDebra Alfarone reports on President Biden taking executive action to address recent spike in deadly gun violence (4-8-2021)
COVID: Bay Area Residents Cautiously Optimistic About June 15th Reopening DateCalifornia could fully reopen by June 15th as the state marks a huge milestone of 20 million vaccines administered. But Maria Medina reports that opening date comes with a big 'if.'
Plans Unveiled For Massive Google Village In Downtown San JoseA massive Google village is coming to San Jose. Len Ramirez tells us the plan promises to transform the city's downtown core with new offices, shops, parks and housing.
COVID: Wineries, Restaurants Getting Ready As Napa County Moves Into Orange TierThe wine country is getting the green light to ease COVID-19 restrictions. Don Ford shows us what the move to the Orange Tier means for Napa wineries, restaurants and other businesses.
San Francisco School Board Discusses Rescinding Controversial School Renaming PlanAndria Borba reports on SF School Board meeting that will likely rescind problematic plan to rename schools in San Francisco.