On this Memorial Day, there was a guided walking tour tracing Oakland's ties to the Civil War, the conflict that inspired the origins of the holiday. Wilson Walker joined the group and talked to the historian who led them.

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Walking Tour Of Oakland Cemetery Reveals City's Ties To Civil WarOn this Memorial Day, there was a guided walking tour tracing Oakland's ties to the Civil War, the conflict that inspired the origins of the holiday. Wilson Walker joined the group and talked to the historian who led them.
Visitors Remember Fallen Soldiers This Memorial Day At Alameda County CemeteryAlameda Co. Cemetary was established in 1868, and has hosting celebrations since 1903. Don Ford tells us it's the oldest continuous observance of Memorial Day, west of the Mississippi.
Carnaval San Francisco 2019 - Segment Six (1:30 - 2 pm)Segment 6 of the full webcast of the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Joe Vazquez, Michelle Griego and Roberto Hernandez. (5-26-19)
Carnaval San Francisco 2019 - Segment Five (1 - 1:30 pm)Segment 5 of the full webcast of the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Joe Vazquez, Michelle Griego and Roberto Hernandez. (5-26-19)
Carnaval San Francisco 2019 - Segment Four (noon - 1pm)Segment 4 of the full webcast of the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Joe Vazquez, Michelle Griego and Roberto Hernandez. (5-26-19)
Carnaval San Francisco 2019 - Segment Three (11 - noon)Segment 3 of the full webcast of the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Joe Vazquez, Michelle Griego and Roberto Hernandez. (5-26-19)
Carnaval San Francisco 2019 - Segment Two (10:30 - 11 am)Segment 2 of the full webcast of the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Joe Vazquez, Michelle Griego and Roberto Hernandez. (5-26-19)
Carnaval San Francisco 2019 - Segment One (10 - 10:30 am)Segment 1 of the full webcast of the 2019 San Francisco Carnaval Parade with Joe Vazquez, Michelle Griego and Roberto Hernandez. (5-26-19)
Carnaval Weekend Kicks Off at S.F. City HallLa Cumbiamba Colombiana performed at City Hall Friday, marking the beginning of Carnaval weekend in San Francisco. (5-24-19)

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Carnaval San Francisco: Low-Riders Will Lead the ParadeSan Francisco's big Carnaval parade is set to take over the Mission District this Sunday and KPIX 5's Joe Vazquez takes a look at the low-rider lifestyle that helped define Bay Area Latino culture. (5-24-19)
Pastry Chef Tara Lewis Shares Her Favorite Dessert Recipe - Donuts!Pastry chef Tara Lewis of Hi Neighbor Hospitality Group shows Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego how to make one of her favorite holiday desserts... gourmet donuts!
Champagne Expert From Moet Chandon Shows How To Toast To 2019Champagne expert Davis Anderson from Moet Chandon shows Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego the proper way to uncork, pour and toast to 2019.
Bay Area's First Baby Of 2019 Born In FairfieldJust minutes into the new year, the Bay Area welcomed its first baby of 2019 in Fairfield. Andria Borba introduces us to the newborn.
High Winds Reroute Annual New Year Alcatraz SwimWindy conditions forced restrictions on the annual New Year Alcatraz swim to San Francisco. Participants had to swim inside the breakwater and cove at Aquatic Park. (1-1-19)
Police Step Up DUI Inspection Patrols as New Year Weekend BeginsWith just three days to New Year Eve, San Francisco police are already stepping up patrols to make sure the celebration stays safe. One thing is certain: if you drink, don't drive. Andria Borba reports. (12-28-18)
Kids Took Their Toys Outdoors on Spectacular Christmas DayIt was a gorgeous day in the Bay Area so KPIX 5's Wilson Walker roamed the East Bay to see what kids got for Christmas. (12-25-18)
What Was Open on Christmas Day? Not a LotKPIX 5's Don Ford went on the hunt for retail and dining establishments that stayed open on a bright, clear Christmas Day around the bay. (12-25-18)
Salvation Army Volunteers Bring Christmas Cheer to HomeboundFor hundreds of volunteers in San Francisco, preparing food for the sick and elderly is as much a Christmas tradition as Santa and presents. Devin Fehely reports (12-25-18)
SF Firefighters Host Last-Minute, Drive-Thru Toy DriveThe firefighters will be at Lefty's Ballpark all day on Christmas Eve to collect toys. Joe Vasquez reports. (12-23-2018)
Dangerous Surf To Blame For Bay Area Holiday Crab ShortageDungeness crab may not make it to Bay Area holiday dinner tables this year. As Betty Yu tells us, dangerous surf is keeping crab fisherman from going out to sea.
Bay Area Post Offices Stay Open Sunday Dec. 23 For Last Minute ShipmentsThe partial government shutdown will not affect the mail. In fact, as Da Lin reports, select Bay Area locations will be open Sunday, Dec. 23, so folks can make sure last-minute gifts arrive by Christmas.
Bay Area Airports See Heavy Holiday Getaway TrafficThe rush to get out of town for the holidays is in full swing and KPIX 5's Betty Yu is monitoring the annual madness at Oakland International Airport. (12-20-18)
San Jose to Close 'Christmas in the Park' Event Early to Prepare for BCS ChampionshipSan Jose's popular "Christmas in the Park" event will be ending early this year but, as Maria Medina explains, there's a big gift in it for the city. (11-23-18)
Fresh, Green Christmas Trees Carry a Steep Price Tag at Bay Area LotsFriday's wet, dreary conditions and slippery roads were not optimal for holiday shopping -- especially on tree farms. So KPIX 5's Don Ford wanted to find out if the weather kept people away. (11-23-18)
Shoppers Cut Thanksgiving Day Celebrations Short to Line Up for DoorbustersIn the Bay Area, crowds hit the stores in search of those pre-Black Friday bargains. some stores staying open late into the night. Betty Yu reports. (11-22-18)
Thanksgiving at San Francisco's Glide Memorial Comes With Much More Than TurkeyFor a lot of people, Thanksgiving can be a tough time but, as Kiet Do reports, volunteers in San Francisco made the day something special for anyone looking for a hot holiday meal and some conversation. (11-22-18)
Oakland Arts Students Deliver Food and Song to the Homeless on ThanksgivingStudents from Oakland School for the Arts banded together on Thursday to provide a Thanksgiving Day meal for the homeless. Don Ford reports. (11-22-18)
Concord Turkey Trot Brings Out Runners, Serious and NotThe 4th annual turkey trot in downtown Concord got underway around 8 am Thursday at Todos Santos park. It featured a "tot trot" for kids along with 5-and 10-k races.some runners even dressed up for the occasion. (11-22-18)
How to Contribute to Food for Bay Area FamiliesKPIX begins its 17th year partnering with Bay Area food banks to get families what they need for the holidays. Juliette Goodrich has more on what you can do to help. (11-21-18)

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