Better Together: Volunteers Phone In To Keep Seniors Company During Shelter-In-PlaceThe shelter-in-place order is particularly hard on senior citizens who live alone. An increasing number of them are reaching out for connections and volunteers are answering the call. Sharon Chin reports. (4-12-2020)
East Bay 3rd Graders Launch 'Lockdown News' To Share Stories During PandemicWith schools out for weeks during the coronavirus pandemic, some East Bay third-graders have found a new way to keep in touch. As Sharon Chin tells us they have launched their own newspaper.
San Jose T-Shirt Makers Helping Small Businesses Hurt By Coronavirus $10 At A TimeA group of t-shirt printers in San Jose launched Unity SJ. They are donating $10 from the sale of every t-shirt, to small businesses chosen by the buyer.
Santa Clara County Volunteers Keep Watch on Homebound Seniors During Pandemic LockdownVolunteers of Heart of the Valley, which serves senior citizens who are 65 years or older in west Santa Clara county, are keeping in touch via virtual visits. Maria Medina reports. (4-10-20)
UCSF Researchers Enlist 'Citizen Scientists' With Smartphones to Tame CoronavirusUCSF scientists hope that their research goes viral in hopes of fighting the virus behind the pandemic. Allen Martin reports. (4-10-20)
Notes For Nana: Pacifica Boy's Action Generates Flood Of Get Well Wishes For Ailing GrandmomWhat started out as a small gesture for his Nana has turned into a Pacifica neighborhood showing their love and support for a 6-year-old boy. Gianna Franco reports. (4/10/20)
SF Firefighters Extend Toy Giveaway to Needy Families Sheltering at HomeIt's Christmas in April for some San Francisco families financially devastated by the coronavirus crisis. Joe Vazquez reports. (4-9-20)
Better Together: San Jose Church Fights Hunger During Coronavirus PandemicThe amount of hunger and hardship caused by the coronavirus was put into perspective at a food giveaway Thursday at the Cathedral of Faith church in San Jose. Len Ramirez reports. (4-9-20)
Sierra Aviation Company Flies Coronavirus Supplies To Bay Area Health Workers, 1st RespondersA distillery and charter pilot company in the Sierra are teaming up to help protect Bay Area authorities and healthcare workers from coronavirus. Don Ford reports. (4-8-2020)
Better Together: Women's Motorcycle Club Delivers PPE To First RespondersDames That Care, a Bay Area women's motorcycle club, is making special deliveries of personal protective equipment to first responders. Don Ford reports. (4-7-2020)
Oakland Grammy Winner Fantastic Negrito Connects Fans With Quarantine SongTwo-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fantastic Negrito asked fans what they were doing during the coronavirus pandemic. Allen Martin reports. (4-6-2020)
Better Together: San Jose Restaurant Provides Hot Meals For Those On COVID-19 Front LinesDevin Fehely reports on South Bay's West Coast Beef Company giving away meals to firefighters and hospital workers (4-6-2020)
California EDD Struggles To Keep Up With Staggering Surge In Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it’s doing the best it can with a historic surge in unemployment claims, but some people are running out of patience. (4-6-2020)
Better Together: Pacifica Distillery Makes Small Batch SanitizerMichelle Griego reports on how a Pacifica distillery has shifted from making signature vodka, rum and gin to manufacturing sanitizer (4-6-2020)
Honoring Medical Workers on the FrontlinesNurses Nanami Takeuchi and Chelsea Seradilla Benigno from San Jose's Santa Clara Valley Medical Center performed "The Prayer" before their shift. The performance wasn't played for an audience, but to honor all medical professionals on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Video: Facebook: Nanami Takeuchi
VIDEO: Rico Suave's 'Birdy' Dancing Workout During COVID-19 Stay At Home OrderGianni from Pleasanton shows us how his feathered friend, 'Rico Suave' stays fit during the coronavirus stay at home orders.
East Bay Restaurant Feeds Burritos to Emergency Workers on COVID-19 Front LineEmeryville-based Best Coast Burritos is rallying support for first responders by sending burritos to feed emergency staff in the East Bay. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-3-20)
4-Year-Old Boy Fighting Leukemia Endangered By COVID-19 Reducing Blood SupplyAllen Martin reports on UCSF medical students holding blood drive as coronavirus pandemic drastically reduces supply (4-3-2020)
With Restaurants Shuttered, Napa Farmer Sells Fresh Eggs Direct to PublicIf you’re looking for eggs at your local market, then you need to start thinking outside the carton. There’s a farm in Napa that has all the eggs you want. Don Ford reports. (4-3-20)
Better Together: Mountain View Children's Theater Company Makes Masks for Health WorkersWith health officials now urging all of us to wear face coverings when we leave home, a children's theater company in Mountain View is showing we're all better together. Devin Fehely reports. (4-3-20)
MAKING A MASK: KPIX 5 Anchor Liz Cook shows you how to make a maskKPIX 5 Anchor Liz Cook shows you how to make a mask
LIAM'S LIST: KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem weekly list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
San Jose Launches Online Map Tracking Silicon Valley Food Aid ResourcesThe city of San Jose has launched a new online map compiling more than 400 locations where food is distributed to needy families in Santa Clara County enduring hardships during the coronavirus pandemic. Kiet Do reports. (4-2-20)
Small Berkeley Business Retools Operations to Build PPEBetter Together: Don Ford visits a small, family-run business that developed a simple way to make much-needed face shields for health care workers. (4-2-20)