Janice Mirikitani, a beloved San Francisco poet laureate who, together with her husband, ran the city’s Glide Memorial Church which caters to the poor and homeless, died at age 80. Andria Borba reports. (7-29-21)
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Fire Destroys Large Home In Penngrove; Prompts EvacuationsFire destroyed a home and horse facility in Penngrove on Tuesday. Firefighters say quick work on the ground and from the air limited damage. Andrea Nakano has more on what was lost.
Oakland City Council Meeting Discusses Adding Police in Wake of Violent Crime SurgeJohn Ramos reports on mounting pressure to increase number of police officers in Oakland amid a spike in homicides (9-21-2021)
Amazon Rolls Out Palm-Scanning Contactless PaymentsAmazon launched a contactless payment system called Amazon One for the first time in Northern California at their store in San Jose's Santana Row. Kiet Do reports. (9/21/21)
Search Underway For 17-Year-Old Swept Out To Sea North Of Santa CruzAuthorities are searching for a teen who was last seen swimming near a beach north of Santa Cruz on Monday night. Max Darrow reports. (9/21/21)
Stanford Infectious Disease Expert on Johnson and Johnson COVID Vaccine BoosterAnother vaccine maker is promoting a COVID vaccine booster shot. Johnson and Johnson said it’s developing a booster that can multiply the efficacy of its single dose vaccine. Stanford infectious disease specialist Dr. Yvonne Maldonado discusses the development in an interview on KPIX 5 News.
Highway 50 Finally Reopens After Month-Long Closure From WildfiresRenee Santos reports on Caltrans reopening Highway 50 after month-long Caldor Fire closure (9-21-2021)
Woman Testifies About Inaccurate Theranos Hormone Test During TrialLen Ramirez reports on latest testimony regarding inaccuracies reported by faulty Theranos tests (9-21-2021)
Penngrove Home Inferno Forces Evacuations North of PetalumaResidents of the Penngrove community just north of Petaluma were ordered to evacuate Tuesday afternoon from a large house fire, according to authorities.
Penngrove House Fire Forces Evacuations North of PetalumaResidents of the Penngrove community just north of Petaluma were ordered to evacuate from a large house fire, according to authorities.
CA Insurance Commissioner: 325,000 Homeowners In Wildfire Zones Won't Lose CoverageCalifornia has barred insurance companies from dropping hundreds of thousands of property owners in wildfire zones. Andrea Nakano explains.
KPIX Original Report: Sidewalk Sinking Fast In Mission Bay NeighborhoodA few blocks from San Francisco's tilting Millennium Tower, something else is sinking: the sidewalk. KPIX 5 first reported the problem a year ago but as Max Darrow reports, it has gotten worse.
Caldor Fire: Highway 50 In El Dorado County ReopensHighway 40 in El Dorado County is finally opened back up after it was closed for a month because of the Caldor Fire. But Renée Santos tells us the highway is not open to everyone.
Legal Experts Weigh in on Supreme Court's Plan to Hear Mississippi Abortion LawKenny Choi reports on Supreme Court's plan to hear controversial Mississippi abortion law in December (9-20-2021)
Security Concerns Raised At Mineta San Jose International Airport After Man Drives Into Secure AreaConcerns are being raised at Mineta San Jose International Airport after a man slipped through a gate and entered a secure area over the weekend. Len Ramirez reports. (9/20/21)
Cubs Orphaned In Caldor Fire Get Special Care At Sonoma Co. Wildlife RefugeThe Caldor Fire turned a lot of people into refugees but that included three little black bear cubs who have found a temporary home in Sonoma Co. John Ramos shows us why they need the public's help.
Bay Area District Attorneys Settle With Ulta Beauty Over Improper Disposal Of Hazardous MaterialsTen district attorneys in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas announced Monday that they have reached a settlement with the cosmetics company Ulta Beauty for improperly storing, handling and disposing hazardous materials. Juliette Goodrich reports.
USA Gymnastics Star Simone Biles Excited To Perform In Bay Area4-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles headlines the 'Gold Over America" tour which will make stops at the SAP Center and Chase Center next weekend. Vern Glenn interviewed Biles and her USA Gymnastics teammate Jordan Chiles on Inside The Five. (9-20-21)
Dreamforce Returns: A scaled down Dreamforce convention set to begin in San FranciscoA scaled down Dreamforce convention set to begin in San Francisco
Red Flag Warning: Orinda residents prepare for gusty Red Flag Warning windsOrinda residents prepare for gusty Red Flag Warning winds
PG&E Says Light Rain After Long Drought Led to Lights-OutThe outages began late Saturday as rain and heavy fog settled on power lines and equipment that had accumulated dust and debris during a long dry spell. John Ramos reports. (9-19-21)
Crews Battle KNP Complex Fire; Flames Threaten Forest in Sequoia Nat'l ParkCalifornia firefighters are battling to keep flames from driving farther into a grove of ancient sequoias, where the base of the world’s largest tree has been wrapped in protective foil. Devin Fehely reports. (9-19-21)
San Francisco: Patrons flock to Abaca -- San Francisco's new upscale Filipino cuisine destinationPatrons flock to Abaca -- San Francisco's new upscale Filipino cuisine destination
Volunteers Spread Out Across Bay Area for Annual Coastal CleanupA persistent problem got a lot of attention across the Bay Area Saturday with the annual coastal cleanup, said to be the largest annual volunteer event in California. Wilson Walker reports. (9-18-21)
San Francisco Celebrates Rise of Lowrider Community With Car Show and CruiseSaturday was proclaimed “Lowrider Day” in San Francisco and, on the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Latino leaders reflected on lowriders' influence in the city and beyond. John Ramos reports. (9-18-21)