Friday Morning Weather Forecast with Mary Lee(1/8/21)
California COVID Recovery: Gov. Newsom Budget Targets Post-Pandemic Economic RevivalGov. Gavin Newsom is expected to unveil his proposed budget Friday for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, with an estimated $4.5 billion earmarked to help the state's economy recover once the COVID-19 pandemic fades.
Current COVID-19 Hospitalizations Derive From Thanksgiving Week InfectionsICU capacity in the Bay Area was down to 3.5% on Thursday. Public health officials said they expected the drop because coronavirus infections follow a predictable timeline. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-7-21)
Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-7-21)
Health Expert Proposes Distributing Vaccine by LotteryUCSF Dept. of Medicine chairman Dr. Bob Wachter tells Allen Martin that California should consider a lottery system to pick up the pace of coronavirus vaccinations. (1-7-21)
Facing Cutbacks, Oakland Police Chief Says Officers to Focus on Violent CrimeOakland saw a more than 100 murders in 2020 and the interim police chief says looming budget cuts could mean slower response times. Da Lin reports. (1-7-21)
Aluminum Can Shortage Hits Small Local BrewersHere's an apparent pandemic side effect you might not have imagined: a severe shortage of aluminum beverage cans. Don Ford explains. (1-7-21)
Silicon Valley Social Media Companies Deplatform TrumpFacebook, Twitter and Google are reconsidering their role in enabling the president to spread misinformation and incite violence. Andria Borba reports. (1-7-21)
Better Together: Homeless Man Returns Woman's Lost WalletAfter a homeless man found a woman's dropped wallet he called her up to return it. That was the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Don Ford reports. (1-7-21)
Impeachment or 25th Amendment? DC Leaders Ponder Immediate Removal of TrumpKPIX 5's Allen Martin discusses options for removing Pres. Trump from office with UC Berkeley law professor Bertrall Ross. (1-7-21)
Bay Area Security Experts Ask: How Did Rioters Get Into Capitol?What happened to the security at the Capitol on Wednesday? KPIX 5's Wilson Walker talked to some experts to get their reactions. (1-7-21)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastPaul Heggen has the Bay Area microclimate forecast. (1-7-20)
California GOP at Crossroads as State Recoils From Trump PresidencyKPIX 5's Kenny Choi spoke with California political thought leaders about new challenges facing the Republican Party in the wake of Wednesday's Capitol siege. (1-7-20)
Capitol Siege: Trump Concedes to Biden in Twitter VideoWashington correspondent Michael George wraps up a momentous day in the nation's capital. (1-7-21)
Jefferson Award: Retired Paramedic Helps First Responders Cope With PTSDSharon Chin reports on retired paramedic Susan Farren who founded non-profit First Responders Resiliency, Inc. to help deal with PTSD (1-7-2021)
Trump Banned From Using Facebook And Twitter At Least Until InaugurationKiet Do reports on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing block on Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts (1-7-2020)
Pelosi Calls For Trump's Removal From Office Day After Chaotic Capitol Hill RiotingDebra Alfarone reports on fallout after violent Trump supporters took control of U.S. Capitol during day of rioting (1-7-2020)
Massive 4-Alarm Fire Breaks Out At Vacant Commercial Building In San JoseLen Kiese reports on crews battling to contain a 4-alarm structure fire in a vacant downtown San Jose building (1-7-2020)
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls For President Trump To Be Tried For SeditionSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, a former federal prosecutor, says President Trump should be placed on trial for sedition following the riot by Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Kiet Do reports. (1/7/21)
Capitol Siege: Former Oakland Police Officer Among Mob That Marched On CapitolA former Oakland Police Officer talked about being among the Trump supporters who marched on the US Capitol on Wednesday as a mob disrupted the certification of Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election. Joe Vazquez reports. (1/6/21)
Capitol Siege: Bay Area Lawmakers Denounce Trump For Fueling Riot; Call For Invoking 25th AmendmentBay Area lawmakers and officials denounced the violence at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, pinning the blame on President Donald Trump, with some even calling for his removal ahead of the end of his term in two weeks. Andrea Nakano reports. (1/6/21)
COVID Vaccine: CDC Reveals Which Individuals Are At-Risk For Allergic ReactionsThe Centers for Disease Control has revealed new information about allergic reactions to the coronavirus vaccine. Liz Cook tells us which individuals are most at-risk.
Firefighter Gives Exhausted Staff Some Relief At Petaluma Valley HospitalA North Bay hospital is getting extra help for its exhausted staff. Wilson Walker introduces us to a firefighter who is now working at Petaluma Valley Hospital.
Danville Man Who Attended Protest In D.C. Describes InsurgencyA Danville Trump supporter was in D.C. at the insurgency on Capitol Hill. He spoke to Juliette Goodrich from his hotel room at the end of the day.