A pregnant woman on a flight to Hawaii had an unexpected arrival. Despite her predicament, Brian Schnee tells us she was extraordinarily lucky.
Woman Gives Birth Mid-Flight En Route To HawaiiA pregnant woman on a flight to Hawaii had an unexpected arrival. Despite her predicament, Brian Schnee tells us she was extraordinarily lucky.
Students Rising Above: Giselle Chiprez RamirezThis week's Student's Rising Above scholar saw her little brother hospitalized with a rare condition. Michelle Griego reports how she turned her concern into motivation. (4-23-21)
Magical Bridge: A Bay Area Mom's Mission to Create Inclusive PlaygroundsWhen a Bay Area mom named Olenka Villarreal noticed a problem at most public playgrounds she made it her mission to find a fix. Vern Glenn talks to the founder of Magical Bridge Foundation. (4-17-21)
Parents, Students Protest Continuing Fremont Schools ClosureFremont parents are extremely disappointed that schools will stay closed. Andria Borba reports. (4-1-21)
COVID Baby Bust: Couples Facing New Obstacles To Parenthood Due To PandemicA year into the pandemic and we are seeing a baby bust. Juliette Goodrich tells us new obstacles to becoming a parent during the pandemic include high anxiety, low testosterone and more.
Reopening Setback for Oakland Elementary SchoolsOakland Unified's youngest students had hoped to take advantage of an early reopening next week but for most that won't happen until April 19. Andria Borba reports. (3-26-21)
Asian American Attacks: KPIX 5's Andrea Nakano on the challenges of growing up bi-racial in both the Bay Area and JapanKPIX 5's Andrea Nakano on the challenges of growing up bi-racial in both the Bay Area and Japan
Asians Under Attack: The Bay Area ReactsKenny Choi and Elizabeth Cook host a KPIX special report on the disturbing rise of racial intimidation and violence directed at the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the Bay Area and across the nation. (3-21-21)
Asian American Attacks: Guide for Parents Struggling to Explain Hate Crimes to ChildrenThe ongoing, nationwide attacks on the AAPI community are forcing Asian American parents into tense, complex discussions on race and racism within their immediate family. Kiet Do reports. (3-21-21)
Students Rising Above: Versia GipsonFor Versia Gipson, home is where she wants to be, with her mom who also happens to be her best friend. The USF sophomore and her mom Alice Gipson are the best of friends. Michelle Griego reports. (3-19-21)
Children's Fairyland in Oakland ReopensMonths after being shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic, Children’s Fairyland in Oakland finally reopened to visitors on Friday. Don Ford reports. (3-19-21)
Marin County Focuses on Restarting Schools With Teacher Vaccination 'Super Pods'The Marin Civic Center was one of four so-called “super pods” that the county is setting up to inoculate all school workers by the end of spring break. John Ramos reports. (3-6-21)
COVID: Parents Protest To Reopen Sunnyvale Schools, Threaten To Recall BoardDozens of parents protested in Sunnyvale to reopen schools there. Devin Fehely tells us they are even threatening to recall the school board.
Lifelong Friends of Kamala Harris Recall Growing Up in Bay AreaCBS correspondent Nikole Killion visited the childhood neighborhood of Vice President Kamala Harris. (2-20-21)
SF Parents, Students Hold 'Zoom-In' Outside Schools Urging District to Resume In-Person ClassesA group of San Francisco parents and students on Thursday held a demonstration to protest the continued school closures. Kenny Choi reports. (2-18-21)
Students Rising Above: Andrea Taylor-AlarcónAndrea Taylor-Alarcón's journey with her new family has been filled with lots of love and special moments but also some heartbreak. Michelle Griego reports. (2-12-21)
Lawmakers Join Push to Reopen California Amusement ParksThere's a new push to reopen theme parks in California. Two state lawmakers are introducing a bill that could make that happen sooner. Reporter Michelle Gile explains. (2-4-21)
2 Haitian Brothers Detained at SFO by Border PatrolTwo boys from Haiti are being detained by customs and border patrol at San Francisco Int'l Airport. They were returning to the Bay Area where one of them goes to school. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-18-21)
Bay Area Residents Tell KPIX Their Good News From 2020It turns out that, for many in the Bay Area, 2020 wasn't all bad. KPIX 5's Da Lin set up in San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square to ask passersby "What was your good news this year?" (12-20-20)
Redwood Empire Food Bank Sees Record DemandRedwood Empire Food Bank is distributing twice the food as last year -- enough for 22 million meals. Don Ford reports. (12-17-20)
COVID Shutdown: SF Parents Want Governor To Reopen PlaygroundsParents in San Francisco are asking do playgrounds really need to be shut down during this latest stay-at-home order. Betty Yu tells us more about the plea to the governor to open them up.
East Bay Homeowners Amp Up Halloween Decorations to Keep Spirits HighWith trick-or-treating considered a high-risk activity, many East Bay neighbors are banding together to give their communities something to celebrate. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-30-20)
Bay Area Family Keeps Halloween Tradition Alive With Drive-Thru Haunted HouseThanks to the pandemic, Halloween traditions will look very different this year but one East Bay family is still giving neighbors a fright. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-16-20)
Livermore Mom Hands Out Free Ice Cream to Honor Deceased SonA Bay Area mother is honoring the memory of her son and helping to raise funds for Make a Wish Foundation by handing out free ice cream in Livermore. Don Ford reports. (7-27-20)