Juul CEO Announces ResignationKevin Burns, CEO of San Francisco-based e-cigarette maker Juul, has announced his resignation Wednesday as the company faces increased scrutiny over reports of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. (9/25/19)
Potential PG&E Power Shutoffs In North Bay Loom As Fire Danger RisesPG&E may preemptively shut off power in several California counties, including Napa and Sonoma, due to expected high fire danger this week. Jackie Ward reports. (9/23/19)
EPA Moves To Revoke California's Waiver On Vehicle Emission StandardsThe battle over California and the Trump administration took a new turn Thursday as the Environmental Protection Agency revoked the state's waiver to set stricter vehicle emissions standards. Meanwhile, the state plans legal action against the move. (9/19/19)
Raw Video: Newsom Reacts After Trump Revokes California Auto Emissions WaiverGov. Gavin Newsom expressed confidence that the state would prevail over the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's waiver allowing the state to set stricter auto emissions standards. (9/18/19)
Newsom Announces Actions Targeting Youth Vaping EpidemicGov. Gavin Newsom announced several actions aimed at a rise in youth vaping, including higher taxes on the products, larger warning labels and a $20 million awareness campaign. (9/16/19)
Raw Video: Trump Announces Proposed Ban On E-Cigarette FlavorsPresident Donald Trump announced his administration would seek a ban on flavored e-cigarettes other than tobacco, in the wake of a teen vaping epidemic and a rise in vaping-related illnesses and deaths. (9/11/19)
Newsom Signs Bills Limiting Vaccine Exemptions Amid Protests At CapitolAmid a day of protests at the State Capitol, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law bills that limit vaccine exemptions that doctors can issue. (9/10/19)
San Francisco Could See 27,000 E-Scooters On Streets If All Applicants Are LicensedEleven e-scooter companies have applied for permits to operate in the city of San Francisco and each operator could add up to 2,500 scooters to the streets. Betty Yu reports. (8-23-19)
SFO Announces Ban on Sale of Single-Use Plastic Water BottlesSan Francisco International Airport is making history by becoming the first major U.S. airport to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles. Maria Medina reports. (8-2-19)
BART Begins Program to Phase Out Paper TicketsBART is beginning a pilot program Monday that will make Clipper cards the only product available to purchase for train fares at certain stations. Da Lin reports. (8-2-19)
Weed Killer Found in Kids at Higher Levels Than ParentsAs the EPA decides whether to re-approve the weed-killing ingredient in Roundup for another 15 years, a new report finds 90 percent of tested families have that chemical in their bodies and most kids had much more than their parents. Julie Watts reports. (7-26-19)
California DMV Offices Closing For Half-Day In Effort To Improve Customer ServiceFacing long lines and issues over customer service, the California Department of Motor Vehicles is closing all their offices for a half-day on Wednesday to train thousands of employees. Da Lin reports. (7/24/19)
San Francisco Gas Prices Down 27 Cents / Gallon In Past MonthGas prices in San Francisco have fallen nearly five cents per gallon in the past week, continuing a downward trend over the last several weeks. (6/24/19)
Is Your Sunscreen Safe? Toxicity Expert Offers Tips On What To Avoid This SummerWith the summertime activities upon us, the use of sunscreen is always a smart recommendation to help ward of skin cancer. However, consumers are also being urged to learn more about what's in their sunscreen and its shelf-life. Reporter Emily Turner interviews environmental toxicity specialist Tonya Harris.
Bay Area Gas Prices Soar to Highest in NationThe Bay Area had the highest gas prices in the country last month and there's a new theory about what's behind those pumped-up prices. Betty Yu reports. (5-17-19)
SF Startup Promotes Unique Baby Formula to Health-Conscious MomsBreast milk may be best for babies but new mothers have a healthy alternative in "Bobbie," a formula created with grass-fed dairy, no artificial ingredients, GMOs, corn syrup or soy. Betty Yu reports. (5-10-19)
Proposed California Law Would Regulate Use of Smart Speaker Voice RecordingsA bill being considered by the California legislature would require users to opt in before companies like Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple could store and use voice recordings. Melissa Caen reports. (5-4-19)
Housing Calculator Shows Many Bay Area Residents Couldn't Afford Their Own HomesA new tool puts the Bay Area's high housing prices into perspective. Andria Borba tells us it shows most people couldn't afford to buy or rent their own homes if they had to pay at today's prices.
Gov. Newsom Orders Commission To Look Into Mystery Gas SurchargeAfter a KPIX 5 report exposing a mystery surcharge hidden in California's gas prices, Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the state Energy Commission to get to the bottom of it. Melissa Caen reports. (4/24/19)
Feds Urge California To Ban Hands-Free Use Of Cellphones While DrivingFederal regulators are urging California to become the first state in the country to completely ban cell phones while driving, even if a driver is using a hands-free device. (4/5/19)
Going Up? Golden Gate Bridge Tolls Could Rise Toward Double DigitsOn Friday, Golden Gate Bridge officials consider hiking the toll from $7 to $9.80. Andria Borba reports. (3-21-19)
Vehicular Victims of Bay Area Potholes Have Options for ReimbursementThe rain has let up -- now the potholes have sprung up and that means teeth-jarring rides on many Bay Area roads. KPIX 5's Kiet Do is in San Jose with the lowdown for drivers when the asphalt landmines damage your car. (3-7-19)
As Recycling Centers Close, California Consumers Lose Millions in DepositsCalifornia consumers lost out on at least $308 million in nickel deposits on cans and bottles in 2018, largely because it’s increasingly difficult to find a place to recycle them, according to a new report made public Thursday. Melissa Caen reports. (2-28-19)
ConsumerWatch: Tax RefundsThe IRS is urging people not to draw conclusions from the weekly data on tax refunds -- the numbers will continue to fluctuate week-to-week. Bottom line: there are so many changes it's going to impact everyone differently. Julie Watts explains. (2-28-19)

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