Something very scary is happening to thousands of unemployed Californians who receive their government benefits through a Bank of America debit card - their accounts are getting drained by fraudsters. Kenny Choi reports. (10/28/20)

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Fraudulent Charges Appearing On Bank Of America EDD Debit Cards Of 350,000 Unemployed Californians.Something very scary is happening to thousands of unemployed Californians who receive their government benefits through a Bank of America debit card - their accounts are getting drained by fraudsters. Kenny Choi reports. (10/28/20)
Audits Show Fraud Permeates Through Federal COVID-19 Relief ProgramsA pair of audits of the Small Business Administration that are about to be released find “significant evidence” the SBA approved hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars in potentially fraudulent loans. Kenny Choi reports. (10/21/20)
Latest PSPS Outages Leaves Thousands Of Bay Area PG&E Customers In The DarkThousands of people in the Bay Area are without power late Wednesday night as part of Pacific Gas & Electric Company's latest Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). Andrea Nakano reports from Calistoga, where much of the town is without power. (10/14/20)
Berkeley Approves Ban On Junk Food Sales At Grocery Checkout AislesSix years after enacting a tax on soda, Berkeley officials became the first in the nation to ban unhealthy food from being sold at checkout aisles at most grocery stores. Don Ford reports. (9/23/20)
Campbell Man Claims Area Postal Workers Fudging Records to Hide Deteriorating ServiceA Campbell man claims the United States Postal Service is breaking the law and he said he has the evidence to prove it. Maria Medina reports. (9-11-20)
Cal ISO Warns of Possible Blackouts With Looming Heat WaveThe California independent system operator has issued a Flex Alert and warned of potential rolling blackouts as inland valley temps are expected to soar this weekend. Andria Borba reports. (9-3-20)
Free Noise App Makes Working At Home EasierAllen Martin reports on a free office noise app that makes working at home easier. (8-11-20)
Facebook Says It Will Crack Down on Hate SpeechFacebook announced Friday it will begin banning ads that scapegoat ethnic groups and minorities in addition to labeling potentially “harmful” posts from public figures Ken Bastida talke with Cnet editor Ian Sherr. (6-26-20)
San Francisco Renters Break Leases, Flee CityA survey from the San Francisco Apartment Association found that 7.5% of renters have broken their lease over the last three months. Kenny Choi reports. (6-18-20)
Bay Area Gas Prices Drastically Drop During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceAs the Bay Area remains under a shelter-in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic, those who are driving are paying prices that haven't been seen in years. (4/23/20)
Instacart Shoppers To Stage Nationwide Strike Over Coronavirus ConcernsShoppers working for the delivery app Instacart are planning a picket on Monday citing the need for protective safety equipment and higher pay as business surges during the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Nielsen reports. (3/30/20)
Online Consignment Store TheRealReal Opens Physical Showroom in SF Union SquareThe luxury second-hand store could bring new life to San Francisco's shopping district. Betty Yu reports. (3-6-20)
Lululemon Leggings at Flea Markets - Real Deal or Steal?It's one of the most popular workout clothing brands on the market and an expensive one as well. Lululemon leggings can run you as much as $150 dollars a pair. What if you could buy them for half price? KPIX 5's Andria Borba investigates. (2-20-20)
Many California Retailers Flout Bottle, Can Recycling LawIf you paid a deposit for recycling bottles and cans, you're supposed to get your money back. It's part of California's 33-year-old bottle bill. But don't expect smooth sailing because many retailers are flouting the law. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-13-20)
North Bay Voters to Decide Whether to Extend SMART Train TaxMeasure I asks voters whether SMART should extend its existing quarter-cent sales tax for an additional period of 30 years through March 31, 2059. Wilson Walker reports. (2-13-20)
Oakland Zoo Cuts Sale of Plastics, Exhibits Recycled-Plastics Animal SculpturesThe Oakland Zoo announced Thursday that it is the latest Bay Area institution to stop selling beverages in plastic bottles. Don Ford reports. (2-13-20)
Juul Sued By Massachusetts AG Over Alleged Targeting Of YouthA new lawsuit against San Francisco-based Juul claims to provide the strongest evidence yet that e-cigarette giant targeted children with its online advertising campaigns. Veronica De La Cruz reports. (2/13/20)
Chevron Refinery Smoke Becoming Common OccuranceA large black plume from the Richmond Chevron refinery could be spotted for miles. Neighbors say it’s a sight that is becoming all too common. A large black plume from refinery could be spotted for miles. Neighbors say it’s a sight that is becoming all too common.
Shared Electric Moped Service Launches In OaklandElectric moped sharing service Revel has begun operations in Oakland, covering the entire city. (1/13/20)
Facebook Bans Influencers From Promoting Vaping, FirearmsFacebook announced it would ban influencers from promoting vaping and firearms on its platform and on Instagram, which it also owns. (12/19/19)
Anchor Brewing Label Illustrator Spreads Holiday Cheer With BeerJim Stitt, age 92, creates labels for San Francisco's Anchor Brewing. Reporter Ashley Williams asked the 92-year-old artist about his decades-long holiday tradition creating the company's Christmas Ale label. (12-13-19)
California DMV Makes $50M For Selling Personal Info, Report FindsA new report shows the California Department of Motor Vehicles is cashing in by selling drivers' personal information, to the tune of tens of millions of dollars. (11/27/19)
Bay Area Paying Record High Gas Prices This Holiday SeasonBay area residents are paying record high prices for gasoline this holiday season. Da Lin looks for an explanation.
SFO Launching Curbside Uber PickupJust in time for the holiday travel season, passengers at SFO can pay more for Uber drivers to pick them up curbside. (11/20/19)

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