Youth and COVID: Experts, Educators Evaluate Virus' Risk for Student AthleticsWith more young people back playing sports and in schools KPIX asked some experts: what's the risk of spreading COVID-19? Elizabeth Cook reports. (4-8-21)
California's Rebounding Economy Threatened by Worker ShortageCalifornia's economy is picking up steam but a new jobs report shows that much of the state's economy is still sputtering. Len Ramirez reports. (4-8-21)
Long-Lost GoPro Camera Returned to San Francisco CoupleA Bay Area couple is getting some precious memories back years after losing their GoPro camera. (4-8-21)
Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Hit California New Home Buyers HardLumber prices have hit historic levels, making homes in California even more expensive. Builders say it’s causing a ripple effect that will price more people out of the market. Susie Steimle reports. (4-8-21)
Former 49er and Raider Identified as South Carolina GunmanPolice are trying to determine what led a former 49ers and Raiders player to allegedly kill five people including a prominent doctor before taking his own life. (4-8-21)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastChief meteorologist Paul Heggen has the (disappointingly) dry forecast. (4-8-21)
Marin County Considers Imposing Home Watering RestrictionsAlmost 200,000 Marin County residents may be under mandatory water conservation restrictions in a couple of weeks. Kenny Choi reports. (4-8-21)
Reduced Supply of Johnson & Johnson Doses Unlikely to Impact Bay Area Vaccination EffortsAs more people become eligible there continues to be an issue with vaccine supply and California just announced it's expecting a nearly 90 percent drop in Johnson and Johnson doses next week. Wilson Walker reports. (4-8-21)
CA Congressman Mike Thompson On Biden's Gun Control Executive OrdersPresident Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy by tweaking the government's definition of a firearm and more aggressively responding to urban gun violence. KPIX 5's Anne Makovec spoke with California congressman Mike Thompson about the new measures and the next steps to respond to gun violence.
Santa Clara County Allows Residents Older Than 16 to Sign Up for Vaccine AppointmentsDevin Fehley reports on Santa Clara County opening up COVID vaccine appointment process for all residents 16 and over (4-8-2021)
Thursday Afternoon Forecast with Mary Lee(4/8/21)
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)
Former Raider, 49er Phillip Adams Kills 5 In South Carolina Mass Shooting Before Killing SelfAnne Makovec reports on ex-49er and Raider player Phillip Adams who fatally shot five in South Carolina before committing suicide (4-8-2021)
North Bay Community of Cotati Getting Invaded By RoostersAndrea Nakano reports on some residents in Cotati getting fed up with roosters wandering the town (4-7-2021)
USF Officials Investigate Noose Found Hanging Off Student Dorm Room BalconyAndria Borba reports a noose was spotted hanging off a balcony of a USF student dorm (4-7-2021)
Family Ashes Among Items Stolen in 2 Palo Alto Ice Cream Shop BurglariesMaria Medina reports on two family-owned Palo Alto ice cream shops being targeted by burglars in the space of days (4-7-2021)
Santa Clara and Alameda Counties Make Changes to COVID Vaccine Procedure For Those Age 16 and OverLiz Cook reports on changes around the Bay Area in how those 16 and up will sign up for or actually receive COVID vaccines (4-7-2021)
Wednesday Evening Weather Forecast with Paul Heggen(4/7/21)
USF Investigating Noose Found Hanging Off Balcony Of Student's Dorm RoomThe University of San Francisco is investigating a disturbing incident at a student dorm. Andria Borba reports a noose was spotted hanging off a balcony.
Hackers Disrupt San Jose Church's Online Easter Service with Profanity, Racist Hate SpeechLen Ramirez reports on police investigating verbal abuse of hacker who hijacked a San Jose church's Easter service as a hate crime (4-7-2021)
Jacqueline Martinez Is Making Sure Philanthropic Dollars Are Invested In The Latino CommunityCalifornia’s Latinos are the fastest growing demographic with an estimated population of 15 million, and yet only about one percent of philanthropic dollars are invested in Latino businesses. Jefferson Award Winner Jacqueline Martinez is working to change that. Sharon Chin reports.
'Vaccine Passports' Being Looked At For More Than Just TravelThe idea of a vaccine passport and digital proof to gain entry to places is the latest coronavirus divide. It’s not just at airports, where proof of vaccination is being considered. Kenny Choi reports. (4/7/21
Trials For Oral COVID Vaccine UnderwayTesting is underway for a new oral COVID vaccine. Pat Harvey reports on the vaccine trial.
Airlines, Cruise Lines Raise Fares In Anticipation Of Post-COVID Travel BoomCBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg discusses the rapidly rising prices for traveling as the pandemic starts to die down and how there's still confusion over vaccine passports,