COVID: Mayor London Breed's Dinner At French Laundry Prompts Calls For AccountabilitySan Francisco residents and business owners are demanding accountability from Mayor London Breed after it was revealed that she at The French Laundry for a birthday party as the city looks at new restrictions to curb growing COVID-19 cases. Kenny Choi reports. (12/2/20)
Sikh Farmers' Protests In India Prompt Rally At San Francisco ConsulateIn a protest movement that has spread halfway around the world, local Sikhs protested at the Indian Consulate in San Francisco over new laws that would open the government-controlled agriculture market to the private sector. John Ramos reports. (12/2/20)
COVID-19: Mayors Of San Francisco, San Jose Face Backlash After Attending GatheringsMayors of San Francisco and San Jose are facing backlash over dinners they attended. Joe Vazquez reports that both city leaders are having to explain themselves.
$1 Wage Hike During Pandemic Is Terrible Timing For Some Novato BusinessesThe City of Novato approved a series of minimum wage hikes. John Ramos reports that due to the pandemic, businesses may have a tough time paying their employees $1/hour more come January 1.
COVID-19: First Round Of Vaccines Could Arrive In California In A Matter Of WeeksThere is some positive news on the horizon concerning COVID-19 vaccinations. Betty Yu reports California could get its first round of vaccines in a matter of weeks.
COVID-19 Purple Tier: Curfew In Effect In Most Bay Area CountiesA curfew is in effect for most Bay Area counties now in the Purple Tier. Joe Vazquez reports Governor Newsom is warning a statewide lockdown could be on the horizon.
Transition: Women Named To Biden Economic Team; Trump Doesn't Concede As Arizona Certifies ResultsPresident-elect Joe Biden is set to announce members of the new administration's economic team, including Cal economist Janet Yellen. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump refused to concede as Arizona certified a Biden win in the state. Skyler Henry reports. (11/30/20)
'Shop Concord' Gift Card Save Money While Helping Struggling Local BusinessesSmall businesses all across the Bay Area are struggling due to the pandemic. Don Ford reports the Concord Chamber of Commerce has a new idea they think can help.
Lawmakers Seek Answers After $140M In Unemployment Benefits Paid To PrisonersCalifornia lawmakers are demanding answers after prosecutors said more than $140 million in state unemployment benefits were paid to prisoners, including those on death row. Kenny Choi reports. (11/25/20)
Inmate Unemployment Scam: Over 35,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Names Of Prison Inmates, Including Scott PetersonProsecutors said state's unemployment department received 35,000 claims in the names of inmates at state prisons, including convicted killer Scott Peterson. The scam may have started among inmates at the San Mateo County Jail. Andria Borba reports. (11/24/20)
COVID Curfew: Bay Area Law Enforcement Say Few Issues After 1st Weekend, Some SkepticalAs most Bay Area counties are under a 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, law enforcement officials told KPIX 5 that things have gone well so far. Meanwhile some are skeptical about its effects to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Don Ford reports. (11/23/20)
Newark Parents Upset Over Plan To Close 2 SchoolsThe Newark Unified School District is expected to make a decision to possibly close two schools, Musick Elementary and Graham Elementary. Katie Nielsen reports. (11/19/20)
Newsom Announces Statewide Curfew In Hopes of Slowing COVID SurgeJuliette Goodrich reports reactions in Livermore to the state's decision to enforce a 10pm curfew for one month.
Protests Over Fairfield Police Hire Leads To 9 Arrests At City Council MeetingNine people were arrested following a city council meeting in Fairfield on Tuesday. The group has voiced concerns about a controversial hire at the police department. Renee Santos reports. (11/18/20)
San Francisco Rejects Warriors Plan To Allow For Some Fans At Chase CenterWith coronavirus cases rising, San Francisco city officials have rejected a plan that would allow for some fans back at the Chase Center for the upcoming season. Andria Borba reports. (11/18/20)
Santa Clara Co. Ramps Up COVID-19 Testing In Time For HolidaysSanta Clara County is ramping up its COVID-19 testing capacity in time for the holidays. As Kiet Do reports, health officials hope everyone will take advantage.
VTA Could Use Tax Revenue For BART Extension At Expense Of Road RepairsDevin Fehely reports on Valley Transportation Authority plan to fund BART extension with sales tax revenue meets resistance (11-17-2020)
Twitter, Facebook CEOs Defend Actions On Election Disinformation Before Senate Judiciary CommitteeAnne Makovec reports on social media company heads testifying about actions related to election before senate committee (11-17-2020)
CA Officials Urge People Not To Travel Or Have Large Gatherings ThanksgivingGiven California's surge in COVID-19 cases, politicians and health officials are making a plea for people getting ready to travel for Thanksgiving. Andrea Nakano tells us they are saying 'don't go.'
As COVID Restrictions Tighten Due To Surge Officials Consider CurfewAs counties move down to more restrictive tiers to stop the spread of COVID-19, there is talk about a potential curfew. Joe Vazquez reports, some are wondering if it would even help.
Sausalito City Council Race To Be Decided By Razor-Thin MarginThe election for a seat on the Sausalito City Council is still undecided, nearly two weeks after Election Day. The vote margin is razor thin and it looks like the winner will be decided by the final votes tallied. John Ramos reports. (11/16/20)
U.S. Supreme Court Considers the Future of ObamacareAs COVID-19 spreads relentlessly across the country the Supreme Court is considering a new push to kill the Affordable Care Act. Juliette Goodrich reports. (11-15-20)
Criticism Mounts Over Trump's Refusal to Concede Election and Cooperate With Biden TransitionCBS correspondent Natalie Brand on the latest developments in the Biden presidential transition. (11-13-20)