KPIX 5's Vern Glenn went to Oracle Park Friday to see the new Giants bullpen and got a lesson on the status of Major League Baseball's reopening plans from pitcher Jeff Samardzija. (7-3-20)
PIX NowHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (8-13-20)
Crews Battle 2 Raging Wildfires Threatening SoCal HomesA fast-moving brush fire in the San Gabriel mountains above Azusa burned hundreds of acres Thursday afternoon even as crews worked to contain a wildfire that scorched 10,500 acres and burned several homes in the Angeles National Forest. (8-13-20)
Woman Fatally Stabbed in Attack at Redwood City HomeA woman fatally stabbed in unincorporated Redwood City early Tuesday morning has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as Katayoun Fomanimaskan. Wilson Walker reports. (8-13-20)
Treasure Island Housing Opened for Women Who Slayed Their AbusersIt's believed to be a first in the state: housing for domestic-violence survivors who served prison terms for killing their abusers. Sharon Chin reports from Treasure Island. (8-13-20)
Marin Parents, Teachers Square Off Over School Reopening PlanMarin County will start accepting waivers from elementary schools in an effort to allow in-person learning and a group of vocal parents is pushing for classroom instruction to begin. Kenny Choi reports from Tiburon. (8-13-20)
Beyond Cannabis: North Bay Growers Consider Hemp as Ban ExpiresA wine-grape grower in Sonoma County has planted one of the county’s first legal crops of hemp. considered by many to be a future cash crop that could actually prove more valuable than grapes. John Ramos reports. (8-13-20)
Lodi Officer Saves Wheelchair-Bound Man Stuck on Railroad TracksA police officer in Lodi pulled a man from a wheelchair that was stuck on railroad tracks seconds before a train came past in a dramatic rescue caught on the officer’s body camera. (8-13-20)
Thousands of Homes Threatened in Fast-Growing SoCal WildfireFirefighters braced for an extended fight Thursday as they worked to contain a wildfire that scorched 10,500 acres and burned several homes in the Angeles National Forest between Santa Clarita and Palmdale. Jasmine Viel reports. (8-13-20)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastA dangerous heat wave is moving into Northern California. Meteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area microclimate forecast. (8-13-20)
Multiple Water Mains Burst in Berkeley, EmeryvilleA section of Alameda County was drying out Thursday afternoon after more than a dozen water mains burst in and around Berkeley. Don Ford reports. (8-13-20)
Bay Area Braces for Days of Excessive HeatThe National Weather Service said the Bay Area will experience a prolonged heat wave from this weekend through the middle of next week and has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for inland areas. Team coverage by Paul Heggen and Andria Borba. (8-13-20)
Touchless Crosswalk Control Unveiled In Santa Clara CountyIn Santa Clara County, new crosswalk devices are being installed that are touch-free, aimed at protecting pedestrians in this era of COVID-19. Kiet Do. reports. (8/13/20)
Concord Waiter Receives $1,000 Tip In Social Media ChallengeA waiter at a barbecue restaurant in Concord received a huge surprise after receiving a $1,000 tip. The money was raised in a TikTok challenge. (8/13/20)
Fatal Shooting In San Francisco SoMaThe suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood on Wednesday was still at large Thursday, according to police.
49ers Training Camp: GM John Lynch and 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan on the upcoming seasonGM John Lynch and 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan on the upcoming season
Thursday Morning Weather Forecast With Mary LeeA warming trend is set to take hold heading into the weekend, particularly inland, where highs are expected to reach the low 100s. An excessive heat watch has been declared for inland areas of the East Bay and Santa Clara County from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening. Mary Lee has the forecast. (8/13/20)
Palo Alto Mulls Outdoor Dining Surcharge To Aid Struggling BusinessesLooking to aid struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, city officials in Palo Alto are considering a surcharge on outdoor dining. Kiet Do reports. (8/13/20)
San Jose Gives Small Businesses Space To Remain Open During PandemicSan Jose is giving some small businesses more space to help them survive the pandemic. Katie Neilsen shows us how.
Online Classes Leave Bay Area College Students Paying For Apartments They Don't Live InCollege students are being forced to pay for apartments they will never live in due to online classes during the pandemic.Susie Steimle tells us why many are finding it impossible to break their lease for the Fall.
Oakland Unified Announces Deal With Teachers For Fall Distance LearningOakland Unified School District announced it has reached an agreement with teachers and staff. Andrea Nakana reports on the details of the tentative deal.
Proposed COVID-19 Surcharge Would Help Struggling Palo Alto Restaurants, BusinessesPeople may have to pay a surcharge when they shop or dine in Palo Alto. Maria Medina tells us it could be a lifeline for struggling businesses trying to survive the pandemic.
First Day Of Fall Distance Learning At San Jose Schools Very Different From SpringThe first day of school at San Jose schools is very different from the distance learning students experienced last Spring. Kenny Choi tells us most teachers chose the option to teach from their classrooms.