Reporter Joe Vazquez has a look at the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at KPIX 5 studios. (9/12/19)
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at KPIX 5Reporter Joe Vazquez has a look at the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at KPIX 5 studios. (9/12/19)
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)
Jackknifed Big Rig Leaking Fuel Triggers Massive 680 BackupDrivers along northbound Interstate 680 in Fremont are facing massive backups after a jackknifed big rig started leaking fuel early Monday morning. Jackie Ward and Gianna Franco report. (9/16/19)
Raw Video: Police Standoff Forces Closure of Highway 101 in Santa RosaSWAT team officers used a smoke grenade to coax a suspect from his vehicle during a standoff with suspect on Highway 101 on Sept. 15, 2019 in Santa Rosa.
Protester Throws Red Liquid Substance At CA Lawmakers Causing Health ScareA protester was arrested after setting off a disturbing health scare at the state Capitol. She threw an object containing red liquid at lawmakers on the Senate floor. Betty Yu talked to an East Bay senator who was splattered by the substance.
Folks Find New 4-Legged Friends At The Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet FairThe Pet Food Express Bay Area Pet Fair is going on all weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. Devin Fehely spoke with fairgoers who are taking home their new 4-legged friends.
Hundreds Of Bills Awaiting Governor Newsom's SignatureHundreds of bills are piled up on Governor Newsom's desk after state lawmakers wrapped up their latest legislative session. He has signed 294 and vetoed 6. KPIX 5 Political Reporter Melissa Caen shows us what he's still considering.
Track Repairs Near Highway 24 Causes Delays For Drivers, BART RidersAnother weekend of BART track repairs along Highway 24 is causing delays for people trying to get in and out of Lafayette. Andrea Nakano talked to frustrated commuters and BART riders.
East Bay Lawmaker Calls For Audit Of 'Oakland Promise' Scholarship ProgramOakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan is calling for an audit of a scholarship program launched by Mayor Libby Schaaf known as 'Oakland Promise.' Schaaf defends the program but Da Lin reports that critics want proof of where the money is going.
Burning Vehicle on Bay Bridge Brings Friday-Night Gridlock to Downtown SFFour eastbound lanes on the Bay Bridge were reopened around 11:30 p.m. after a vehicle caught fire Friday night, closing all but one lane and creating gridlock in downtown San Francisco. (9-13-19)
SAP Center Celebrates 25th AnniversaryThe SAP Center's three day music festival to commemorate its 25th anniversary kicked off Friday with an impressive country music star lineup and enhanced security. Maria Medina reports. (9-13-19)
Felicity Huffman Heads to Short Prison Stay Possibly in Bay AreaFelicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison, a hefty fine and 250 hours of community service plus a year probation. Betty Yu reports. (9-13-19)
Woman Arrested After Throwing Red Liquid on California SenatePolice have arrested a woman who threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate, splashing onto lawmakers and forcing them to finish their work in a committee room. (9-13-19)
Raw Video: Vehicle Fire on Lower Deck of Bay BridgeA burning vehicle blocked several lanes on the lower deck of the Bay Bridge Friday night. (9-13-19)
State Steps Up Multimillion-Dollar Battle to Eradicate Nutria from DeltaThe Department of Fish and Wildlife was recently awarded $10 million to wipe out the large invasive rodents and that effort is now well underway. Wilson Walker reports. (9-13-19)
S.F. Opens New Jobs Center in Lakeview NeighborhoodIn San Francisco's Lakeview neighborhood there's a new center to help locals find work. Melissa Caen reports. (9-13-19)
Rising Pacific Ocean Temperatures Could Mark Return of 'The Blob'A marine heat wave out in the Pacific resembles something that happened in 2015. Biologists won't know the full impact on sea life for several months. Emily Turner reports. (9-13-19)
Activists Demand Traffic Safety in S.F. TenderloinAs the toll of traffic injuries and deaths adds up in San Francisco, activists blocked one of the Tenderloin's most dangerous intersections to demand drastic action. Andria Borba reports. (9-13-19)
Bay Area Residents Scramble to Escape Soaring TempsIt was another day of sweltering weather around the Bay Area but relief is in the forecast. Team coverage from Paul Deanno and Da Lin. (9-13-19)
Bay Area Rocker Eddie Money Dies at 70Eddie Money, the former New York City police officer who rose to rock fame with such hits as ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ has died at the age of 70, his family announced Friday. Allen Martin reports. (9-13-19)
Price Drop For Lowest Priced San Francisco Home For SaleThe lowest priced house currently for sale in San Francisco's pricey real estate market just got cheaper. (9/13/19)
2 Dead In Crash Involving Wrong Way Driver On Highway 85 In Mountain ViewTwo people are dead after a fiery crash involving a wrong way driver on Highway 85 in Mountain View early Friday morning. Jackie Ward reports. (9/13/19)
Social Media Helps Reunite San Francisco Woman With Her Stolen Pet PugA San Francisco dog owner said the power of social media and a stranger's kindness helped reunite her with her stolen pet pug Thursday morning. Maria Medina reports. (9-12-19)
Parents Protest Planned Merger of Two Oakland SchoolsA day after the Oakland school board voted to merge high-performing Henry J. Kaiser Elementary school in the Oakland hills with Sankofa Academy, a struggling school in the North Oakland flatlands, parents of Kaiser students are vowing to fight. Christin Ayers reports. (9-12-19)
Last US Coast Guard Ice Breaker Getting Repaired At Mare Island Dry DockThe U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, the nation’s last - and only - ocean going heavy ice breaker is in the dry dock again at the Mare Island Shipyard in Vallejo. Don Ford reports. (9/12/19)
Police Say Homeless Woman Admits Starting Fire at Campbell Pet StoreA suspect has been arrested in the arson fire that damaged a popular pet store in Campbell. Kiet Do reports. (9-12-19)
Socialite Tiffany Li's Hillsborough Murder Trial DelayedAfter spending more than two years out of jail on a record $35 million bail, the murder trial of a Hillsborough socialite was supposed to get underway Thursday but then the judge delayed it for a week. Len Ramirez reports. (9-12-19)
Former NFL Player Terrell Roberts Shot Dead in RichmondTerrell Roberts, who played two seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals was at his grandmother's home in Richmond when someone entered the residence and shot him. Da Lin reports. (9-12-19)
Berkeley Cyclists Complain of Excessive, Unfair Violation CitationsA Bay Area police department is dishing out tickets to enforce the rules of the road but bicyclists say they're being unfairly singled out in the name of safety. John Ramos reports. (9-12-19)