When the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake struck, Chris Mitchell was traveling along the elevated Cypress Freeway portion of Interstate 880 in Oakland. He miraculously survived when the upper deck collapsed onto the lower deck where he was driving.
'96 Oakland Teachers Strike: Parents Realize They Must Step UpLen Ramirez reports. (1996)
1996 Oakland Teacher Strike: Salary Gap Huge Between Administrators, TeachersJoe Oliver reports. (February 1996)
1996: Oakland Teacher Strike CoverageA look at the Oakland teachers strike from 1996 by reporter Joe Oliver.
KPIX at 70: Dance PartyStarting in 1959, KPIX studios were hopping. Andria Borba takes us on a look back at the show, 'Dance Party.'
KPIX AT 70: Activist Rita Rockett Helped Bring Life And Light To SF General AIDS WardElizabeth Cook reports how activist Rita Rockett helped light up AIDS ward during dark early years of crisis (12-31-2018)
KPIX AT 70: Looking Back At Pioneering Daytime Show 'People Are Talking'Joe Vazquez takes a look back at the popular KPIX 5 daytime talkshow "People Are Talking" (12-31-2018)
PEOPLE ARE TALKING: Dana Carvey InterviewThis web-only exclusive clip looks back at the episode of "People Are Talking" where Ann and Ross interviewed Bay Area comedian and then "Saturday Night Live" star Dana Carvey..
PEOPLE ARE TALKING: Ann And Ross Host The Show At A Nudist Colony (contains brief nudity)This web-only exclusive clip looks back at the episode of "People Are Talking" held on the grounds of the Lupin Naturalist Club.
PEOPLE ARE TALKING: Seinfeld, Leslie Nielsen Prank, Bloopers And MoreHere are some web-exclusive extras from our look back at "People Are Talking," including an appearance by comedian Jerry Seinfeld and a blooper reel (12-31-2018)
Vicious Knife Attack Led to New Life and Mission for Young San Francisco WomanIn 1962, KPIX news captured a very different reality for 22-year-old April Aaron, who was horribly injured in a brutal attack. In a recent interview with April, she said, "I believe that I was spared and that I was healed so that I could live my life out and be able to do what I've been able to do in my life." Elizabeth Cook reports. (12-30-2018)
KPIX At 70: Remembering Newscaster Stan BohrmanOver the decades, we've had an amazing team of anchors and reporters. Ken Bastida tells us about one of our favorites who had the brains, the looks and the voice -- Stan Bohrman.
San Francisco Boys Chorus Records 70th Anniversary KPIX AnthemThe San Francisco Boys Chorus and KPIX are both celebrating their 70th anniversary and both came together musically at the huge scoring stage at Skywalker Sound in Marin County. (12-25-18)
KPIX 70: Technology Evolves But Commitment To News Excellence Has Not ChangedBroadcast technology may have evolved over the years -- from film, to videotape and now digital -- but our mission has not changed. Andria Borba takes a look back at 70 years of news excellence at KPIX.
Former Anchors, Reporters and Surprise Well-Wishers Offer Thoughts On KPIX 70th AnniversaryFormer KPIX staffers Kate Kelly, Mike Hegedus and Barbara Rodgers are among the well-wishers offering their thoughts on the station's 70th anniversary.
Music Memories Fill Seven Decades of KPIX Broadcast HistoryOn Dec. 22, KPIX officially turns 70 so it's time to get up and dance and sing out loud, as we look back across 70 years of Bay Area music history. Elizabeth Cook reports. (12-16-18)
KPIX Grammy Awards Profile: Bay Area Native and 'King of Rock 'n' Roll' Johnny OtisA visit with rhythm-and-blues "godfather," Johnny Otis
U2 in Concert at the Cow Palace and KPIX On-Set BlooperIn 1987, KPIX anchors Doug Murphy and Barbara Rodgers discuss a report on Irish rock band U2 at the Cow Palace when a floor manager in studio makes an unplanned appearance
Mick Jagger Meets San Francisco Mayor Feinstein in 1981Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger met with San Francisco's then-mayor Dianne Feinstein to help her promote her "Save the Cable Cars" campaign in 1981.
Mick Jagger Breaks Reporter's GlassesRolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger played a little rough with a pesky radio reporter (Mike Sugerman, who went on to join the KPIX staff) who was trying to record an interview at Le Central restaurant in San Francisco in Oct. 1981
KPIX Reporter's Music Video 'Man on the Street'KPIX 5's Mike Hegedus and his producer Rita Davidson produced a music video as part of a series of reports on the recording industry
KPIX AT 70: A look back at the early days of the devastating AIDS crisisA look back at the early days of the devastating AIDS crisis
KPIX 70: KPIX 5 Catches Up With Rita Rockett On World AIDS DayOn World AIDS Day over the weekend, KPIX 5 caught up with Rita Rockett. She was a pioneering help and joyous presence at SF General Hospital's AIDS Ward in the 1980's. Elizabeth Cook reports. (12-2-2018)
KPIX 70: Rita Rockett Original AIDS Package (June 1986)On Saturday, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus opened up a moving program. In the crowd, KPIX 5 spotted a woman whom we had interviewed more than 30 years ago. Her name is Rita Rockett. Former KPIX reporter Mike Hegedus did a story on Rita on June 6, 1986. (12-2-2018)
KPIX at 70: 'Dirty Jobs' Host Mike Rowe Remembers Evening MagazineIn the midst of celebrating our 70th anniversary, it seemed only fitting that KPIX 5 reconnect with one of the station's most popular personalities from its past: Mike Rowe. (11-8-18)
Watch Mike Rowe In A Classic 'Somebody's Gotta Do It' Segment From 'Evening Magazine'Former 'Evening Magazine' host Mike Rowe in one of his most popular "Somebody's Gotta Do It" segments (11-8-2018)
Take A Look Back At 70 Years Of KPIX SportsWhen KPIX went on the air seventy years ago, we made history when Channel 5 tackled the first sports remote in the Bay Area. KPIX Sports Director Dennis O'Donnell has a look back.
KPIX at 70: Official Rules for Organic Food LabelsSixteen years ago, "organic" became official when the USDA instituted new rules governing what foods could and could not, carry the label. The system remains in place today. Looking back to 2002, consumer reporter Sue Kwon showed how it worked.
KPIX At 70: Covering The 1989 Loma Prieta EarthquakeAs part of our look back at 70 years of KPIX broadcasting, we remember the 15 seconds that changed our lives and served as a major wake-up call to anyone who lives in the Bay Area.
KPIX At 70: Man Describes Surviving Cypress Freeway Collapse During 1989 EarthquakeWhen the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake struck, Chris Mitchell was traveling along the elevated Cypress Freeway portion of Interstate 880 in Oakland. He miraculously survived when the upper deck collapsed onto the lower deck where he was driving.