City crews removed a statue of Christopher Columbus at Coit Tower in San Francisco amid an ongoing push to remove monuments to historical figures associated with racial injustice. Wilson Walker wanted to find out: what will replace it? (6-28-20)
Christopher Columbus Statue Removed from Coit Tower in San FranciscoCity crews removed a statue of Christopher Columbus at Coit Tower in San Francisco amid an ongoing push to remove monuments to historical figures associated with racial injustice. Wilson Walker wanted to find out: what will replace it? (6-28-20)
Better Together: Students Tap Connections To Score 1000s Of Masks For HospitalsThe post-WWII generation is answering the call as it unites in the fight against COVID-19. John Ramos shows us a pair of students who tapped their connections, here and in China, to get thousands of much-needed emergency supplies.
Newly Minted Livermore Nurse Heads To NY To Join Fight Against COVID-19A Bay Area nurse who just got certified is off to the front lines in New York. Don Ford tells us she is part of an army of nurses deployed to fight the war against the coronavirus.
Stranded in Peru During COVID-19 Lockdown, S.F. Couple Gets Cleared to ReturnChris Timm and his wife were among tens of thousands of Americans stuck abroad during the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday they finally got some good news. (3-27-20)
San Francisco Declares State Of Emergency After CDC Predicts Spread Of CoronavirusThe Centers for Disease Control is prepping for a potential pandemic and says it is inevitable the coronavirus will spread. Kiet Do reports San Francisco has already declared a state of emergency.
Flu Often Overlooked as Fears of Coronavirus RiseKPIX 5's Da Lin breaks down the relative risks to Californians from coronavirus and the “regular” flu. (1-30-20)
Health Officials Screen SFO Passengers from China for Deadly New VirusFederal health officials will begin screening ill passengers on flights coming into San Francisco International Airport from China for any signs of a deadly new virus that has already claimed two lives. Andria Borba reports. (1-17-20)
A Tale Of Two Cities: The Oakland Saint Denis Cooperation ProjectWhen we talk about Oakland, California, it’s often all about what’s wrong with the city. As Jan Mabry reports, the Oakland-Saint Denis Cooperation is shining a new light on the city, because Oaktown gets a lot of things right.
Bay Area Climate Scientists Study Rare Cloud Generated By Australia WildfiresBay Area scientists are studying a rare and unusual cloud generated by the wildfires burning in Australia. Kiet Do reports on the pyrocumulonimbus cloud, a never-before-seen phenomenon that's fueling these fires.
Bay Area Iranian Community Uneasy Following Deadly Airstrike on SuleimaniAmong Bay Area Iranians, Thursday's U.S. airstrike on Iran general Suleimani is causing concern for the safety of their families. Wilson Walker reports. (1-3-20)
U.S. Air Strike in Baghdad Kills Top Iranian Military CommanderQasem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds military force and one of the most powerful figures in the Islamic Republic, was killed Thursday night in an airstrike in Baghdad. (1-2-20)
FBI Hunts Former Twitter Employees in Saudi Spying CaseAli Alzabarah and Ahmed Almutairi are Saudi citizens and currently believed to be in Saudi Arabia. Andria Borba reports. (11-7-19)
Asiana Airlines to Suspend Flights to SFO Following Korea High Court RulingAsiana Airlines has been forced to suspend service at the Bay Area's busiest airport six years after a deadly crash. Kenny Choi reports. (10-19-19)
Trump Administration Stops Deportation of East Bay Woman With Rare IllnessICE will once again honor deferred-action requests to let patients like Isabel Bueso and their family members stay in the U.S. to receive life-saving medical treatment. Andria Borba reports. (9-19-19)
President Trump Says He'll Boost China Tariffs as He Heads to G7Escalating his trade war with China, President Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday. (8-23-19)
Amazon Wildfires Spark Global Concern, OutrageThe Amazon rain forest is burning and thick smoke is blacking out the sun in parts of South America. KPIX 5's Wilson Walker reports on how a political shift in Brazil became a turning point for the planet. (8-22-19)
Father Of Bay Area Teen Accused Of Killing Italian Police Officer Defends SonThe father of one of the Bay Area teens accused of killing an Italian police officer met with media Saturday night. Maria Medina tells us what he had to say after visiting his son in Rome.
Details Emerge About Bay Area Teens Alleged Fatal Encounter With Italian OfficerNew details have emerged about the murder of an Italian officer allegedly by two Bay Area teens. Allen Martin says new court documents reveal what the teens were doing before the fatal stabbing.
Neighbors, Classmates Recall Bay Area Teens Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Of Italian Police OfficerReactions were mixed among those who knew the Bay Area teens suspected in the brutal stabbing death of an Italian police officer. Da Lin tells us some were shocked, others, not at all.
Iran: 17 Iranians Arrested, Accused Of Spying For CIAA new flashpoint in the conflict between the United States and Iran centers on international espionage. Allen Martin tells us Iran has accused 17 people of spying for the CIA.
Talking Politics: Dirt-Gathering Ethics / Calling Out KellyanneIs taking campaign "dirt" from foreign governments OK? Will Kellyanne Conway quit violating the Hatch Act? Who is better to ask than former S.F. mayor Willie Brown? Phil Matier and Melissa Caen can't think of anyone. (6-16-19)
Bay Area Museum Commemorates 'The Longest Day'Even though it took weeks to amass the 150,000 troops in advance of D-Day, almost no one on the home front was aware of it. The press in those days willingly abided by military commands to withhold information about the invasion. John Ramos reports. (6-6-19)
Uber Launches Submarine Tours of Great Barrier ReefFrom May 27 through June 18, exploring the world's largest coral reef system will be easier than ever thanks to mini-submarine tours by Uber. Anne Makovec reports. (5-23-19)
Gilroy Garlic Growers Cheer Tariffs on ChinaBay Area garlic producers have a different take on the tariffs against China compared to most American farmers -- they say President Trump's latest move will help them. Len Ramirez reports. (5-17-19)