Seth Evans began weight training at 11 and now the 8th-grader from Oakland's Madison Park Academy has won four gold medals at the USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals in Detroit. Sharon Chin reports. (7-31-21)
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NHL Clears Evander Kane In Gambling Probe; Faces New Allegations Of Spousal AbuseAfter the NHL cleared Evander Kane on allegations of betting, the San Jose Sharks is facing new allegations of spousal abuse from his estranged wife. Maria Cid Medina reports. (9/22/21)
Cal Fire Crews Reach 80% Containment on Fremont Fire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineCal Fire crews in the North Bay made progress Wednesday evening on the Fremont Fire burning near the community of Schellville in Sonoma County. Andrea Nakano reports. (9/22/21)
Betty Reid Soskin, Nation’s Oldest Park Ranger, Honored With School Renaming On 100th BirthdayOn Wednesday, Betty Reid Soskin, the East Bay author, social justice activist and oldest living National Park Ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday with a special gift - a school named for her, and a bridge to the next generation. John Ramos reports.
Mayor Sam Liccardo Announces Plan To Tackle Homelessness In San Jose With Housing, JobsLooking to address homelessness in San Jose, Mayor Sam Liccardo announced a plan Wednesday to quickly build emergency housing and beef up a jobs program for the unhoused. Kiet Do reports. (9/22/21)
BART Official Warn of Climate Change Bringing Higher Tides, Threatening Some Stations in FutureDevin Fehely reports on BART officials expressing concerns about future impact of climate change on vulnerable stations (9-22-2021)
Theranos Trial: Former Defense Secretary Mattis TestifiesFormer Secretary of Defense James Mattis took the stand in the Elizabeth Holmes' fraud and conspiracy trial. During testimony, Mattis said he once believed Theranos' technology could have helped U.S. troops. Len Ramirez reports. (9/22/21)
San Francisco Woman Helps Hundreds Of Neighbors Get COVID-19 VaccinationsA San Francisco woman has led the charge to get more than 1,500 neighbors vaccinated against COVID-19. Sharon Chin introduces us to this week's Jefferson Award.
Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense StandoffA suspect wounded an Oakland police officer early Wednesday and was also shot by police before barricading himself inside a building, triggering a tense standoff that ended when negotiators convinced him to surrender, authorities said. Andria Borba reports. (9/22/21)
London Breed Announces New Anti-Shoplifting InitiativeMax Darrow reports on the city of San Francisco's new law enforcement initiative intended to prevent retail theft. (9/22/2021)
Cal Fire Crews Battling Wildfire Near Napa-Sonoma County LineAndrea Nakano reports on fire crews working to contain the Fremont Fire in Sonoma County (9-22-2021)
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)