MLB Teams Up With Stanford Researchers in Fight Against COVID-19Ballparks across the country have shut down but Major League Baseball’s 30 teams are playing a big role in finding out how widespread COVID-19 really is. Kenny Choi reports. (4-16-20)
COVID-19 Patients Treated With Experimental Drug Remdesivir Recovering QuicklyCOVID-19 patients getting an experimental drug called remdesivir developed by Bay Area biotech company are showing encouraging rates of recovery. Maria Medina reports. (4-16-20)
UK Launches Phone App To Help Track The Spread Of CoronavirusGovernor Gavin Newsom is looking at ways to track the spread of the coronavirus here in California. Reporter Ian Lee tellls about a phone app to do the very same thing, that's launching in the U.K.
Jeff Harry Shows You How To 'Rediscover Your Play'Jeff Harry, founder of 'Rediscover Your Play,' talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about how he helps his clients find their inner selves through play.
Gov. Newsom, San Jose Mayor Praise Sunnyvale Plant Refurbishing VentilatorsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo addressed the media after a tour of Bloom Energy in Sunnyvale where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbished as part of the statewide battle to contain the coronavirus outbreak. (3-28-20)
Genentech to Begin Clinical Trial of Drug Treatment for COVID-19KPIX 5 spoke to Dr. Levi Garraway, chief medical officer at Genentech, about a pending clinical trial of Actemra, an anti-inflammatory medicine, as a possible treatment for COVID-19 patients. (3-27-20)
Maker Community Uses 3-D Printer to Supply PPE to Health ProfessionalsA Bay Area company is volunteering time and tech savvy to produce face shields for hospital workers using its 3-D printer -- and you can help. Don Ford reports. (3-27-20)
Tech Non-Profit Helps Get Computers to Students for Remote-Learning ClassesTech Exchange helps families in need get computers, Internet access and computer skills so students can continue their education as schools go virtual to cope with coronavirus. Don Ford reports. (3-20-20)
Coronavirus Update by KPIX Medical Producer Molly McCreaKPIX 5's Molly McCrea with a roundup of the latest developments in the fight to contain the coronavirus. (3-19-20)
Monterey Bay Aquarium Offers Live Views Of Wildlife Amid OutbreakThe Monterey Bay Aquarium is closed until at least March 27th due to the coronavirus outbreak, but that's not stopping it from getting creative to entertain guests online. (3/17/20)
Bay Area Company Approved to Produce Coronavirus Test KitsThroughout the ongoing novel coronavirus crisis, the lack of test kits has been a continuing issue. Now one Bay Area company will be helping to ease the bottleneck. Wilson Walker reports. (3-13-20)
Don't Miss 'Black In Space: Breaking The Color Barrier'Don't miss 'Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier,' a new documentary on the Smithsonian Channel about black astronauts and the space race. BR's Jan Mabry met director Laurens Grant and Smithsonian curator Cathleen Lewis at a special screening at Google's X Moonshot Factory.
Self E-Stem Hosts 'Conversations In STEM'Self E-Stem CEO Adamaka Ajaelo talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the non-profit organization's mission to teach STEM to young girls of color, and 'Conversations in STEM,' happening March 20 at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, where girls will get to meet professionals in tech.
GoFly Prize: Team from Tokyo Wins $100,000 Boeing-backed GoFly PrizeTeam from Tokyo Wins $100,000 Boeing-backed GoFly Prize
SF-Based Holberton Coding School Facing Fraud Accusations From Former StudentsCoding schools are cropping up all over the country, touting a fast track to a six-figure software engineering job. But dozens of students at one Bay Area school say they got a bad deal. Maria Medina reports. (2-26-2020)
Apple Engineer Playing Smartphone Video Game During Fatal Mountain View Tesla CrashThe nation's top safety investigator criticized Tesla in a safety board meeting where it was revealed the Tesla driver who crashed his car and died on Highway 101 in Mountain View was playing video games on his iPhone. Maria Medina reports. (2-25-2020)
Ageism In Silicon Valley: More Men In Tech Getting Plastic Surgery To Combat Age BiasIt's Silicon Valley's little secret: ageism. KPIX takes a closer look at age bias in the tech industry and what increasingly more men are doing to stop Father Time. Veronica De La Cruz reports. (2-24-2020)
Major Sponsors Pull Out of Big S.F. Cybersecurity ConferenceThe RSA Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco is a major cybersecurity event but, this year, major sponsors are pulling out amid coronavirus concerns. Betty Yu reports. (2-21-20)
East Bay School Wins Nationwide STEM AwardDougherty Valley High School in San Ramon and Foothill High School in Pleasanton have been named California State Winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. Our Mary Lee speaks with Dougherty Valley High computer science teacher Azine Davoudzadeh and her student Neha Vinjapuri who won the award for their school.
NASA's High-Speed Wind Tunnels May Help Get Astronauts Back On MoonResearchers in Silicon Valley could help get astronauts back on the moon by 2024. Kiet Do got a rare behind-the-scenes look at the tests to make sure the rocket is safe.
Bay Area Biotech Battles CoronavirusLen Ramirez reports on the Bay Area scientists who are working to understand the deadly novel coronavirus. (2-6-20)
Uber, Lyft Drivers To Demand Enforcement Of New AB5 Labor LawUber and Lyft drivers are expected to rally in San Francisco Wednesday morning, urging the rideshare giants to recognize their status granted under the state's new AB5 labor law. Jackie Ward reports. (2/5/20)
The Coalition Of Black Excellence Kicks Off CBE Week 2020CEO and Founder Angela Johnson talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the The Coalition of Black Excellence and CBE Week 2020, happening February 17-23. The weeklong event will include a summit, the annual Code Black gala, and a parade in Oakland. For tickets and information go to CBEWeek.com.