ConsumerWatch: Why Buying Travel Insurance May Not Be Worth The ExpenseIt's a dirty secret of the travel industry -- that trip insurance you purchased? Chances are it may never pay off. Julie Watts reports. (5-13-16)
Bay Area Travelers Recount Terrifying Close Call On Singapore AirlinerGina Licup, along with her friends Leni and Marc Stayman, were heading back to the Bay Area from South Korea on the last leg of their flights when their Singapore Airlines plane was forced to abort the takeoff. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5-9-16)
Bay Area Woman's Zip Line Adventure In Mexico Turns Into A Near Death FallA Bay Area woman is back home and recovering after her zip line broke during a day excursion in Puerta Vallarta. She describes her harrowing scrape with death in an exclusive interview with KPIX 5's Juliette Goodrich.
Ski Resorts Booming Thanks To Spring SnowfallRecent snowfall means big business for ski resorts. Emily Turner found plenty of skiers and snowboarders at Squaw Valley.
At Issue: San Jose Included In 1st Major Stretch of High-Speed Rail LineDan Richard, Chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority talks with KPIX 5's Phil Matier about the ongoing project. (2-21-16)
$99 Flights to Iceland? What's the Catch?Ultra-low cost carrier, Wow Airlines, will soon start flying out of SFO and LAX. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 12. The carrier is promising fares as low at $99 to Iceland.
Airbnb Guest Throws NYE Party, Trashes Oakland HomeAn Oakland couple who rented their home on Airbnb came home to a shock. Mark Kelly reports their home had been trashed during a raucous New Year’s Eve party.
State Lawmakers To Consider Enhanced Tour Bus Inspection RegulationsKPIX 5's Julie Watts on a move to make California tour buses safer after one careened down a San Francisco street last month, crashing into cars and injuring 20 people. (12-4-15)
Yosemite - Challenge and Change: A KPIX Special ReportFor Yosemite's 125th anniversary as a national park, KPIX reports on its unique history and the challenge to preserve it for future generations. Ken Bastida hosts. (11-7-15)
Uber X Drivers Strike For Better PaySome Uber X drivers across the nation went on strike Friday. They're demanding a rate increase, a cancellation fee hike and a tip option. Maria Medina reports. (10-16-15)
New Company Working To Build Elon Musk's Concept Of Super High-Speed Transit SystemBrogan Bambrogan is leading a team of engineers at Hyperloop Technologies who are attempting to build a ground-transportation syste that would move people and freight across country faster than commercial air carriers. Anne Makovec reports. (9-20-15)
K.O. Movie Review: "Everest"The K.O. Movie team of Hooman Khalili & Marcus Osborne review the film, "Everest" based on a true story. (09/17/2015)
Jefferson Award Winner: Eliza PesuitNonprofit leader sends students on life-changing journeys
Women Kicked Off Napa Wine Train Say They May SueLess than a week after Lisa Johnson and the women in her Antioch book club were unceremoniously kicked off the Napa Wine Train for being too noisy a lawsuit may be on the horizon, Christin Ayers reports. (8-28-15)
K.O. Movie Review: "No Escape"The K.O. Movie team of Hooman Khalili & Marcus Osborne review "No Escape", starring Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, and Pierce Brosnan. (08/27/2015)
ConsumerWatch: Trip Interruption InsuranceMany insurance companies and even some credit cards offer something called "trip interruption protection." The idea is you'll be covered if something goes wrong with your vacation. Julie Watts explains. (8-7-15)
BART Begins Weekend Shutdown Of Transbay TubeBART service between West Oakland and SF will not run all weekend so BART can do overdue maintenance in the Transbay Tube. Transit agencies have lots of alternate plans, including buses that will supposedly leave every 45 seconds and extra ferries. Christin Ayers reports. (7-31-15)
Smartphone App Sends Heavy Detour Traffic Through Los Gatos DowntownPeople in Los Gatos are getting tired of drivers who use their streets as a shortcut to Santa Cruz, helped by Google's direction-suggestion smartphone app, Waze. Christian Hartnett reports. (7-31-15)