A wildland fire burning near Watsonville that quickly grew to 150 acres Friday evening, forcing evacuations, was sparked by a prescribed burn earlier in the day. Maria Cid Medina reports. (10-15-21)
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Cal Fire Admits Estrada Fire Ignited by Controlled BurnA wildland fire burning near Watsonville that quickly grew to 150 acres Friday evening, forcing evacuations, was sparked by a prescribed burn earlier in the day. Maria Cid Medina reports. (10-15-21)
Afternoon Winds Spin Up Fire Whirl Near WatsonvilleChief meteorologist Paul Heggen explains how so-called firenados aka fire whirls are created. (10-15-21)
Diners Savor San Francisco Restaurant Week OptionsIt has been a big night for foodies in San Francisco. Restaurant Week began Friday and popular spots were bustling. Betty Yu reports. (10-15-21)
Car Fleeing CHP Causes AC Transit Bus to Plow Into Oakland HomeAn AC Transit bus crashed into a home in West Oakland on Friday afternoon after it was struck by a vehicle being pursued by California Highway Patrol units. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-15-21)
CBS Correspondent Takes a Flying Car Up for a SpinAfter years of development, the BlackFly personal aerial vehicle will soon be on sale. Reporter John Blackstone set out to see how someone with no flying experience could manage behind the controls. (10-15-21)
Raw Video: Estrada Fire Burns 150 Acres Forcing Evacuations Near WatsonvilleA wildland fire burning near Watsonville that quickly grew to 150 acres Friday evening, forcing evacuations, was sparked by a prescribed burn earlier in the day.
Cal Fire Battles Wildland Blaze Forcing Evacuations Near WatsonvilleCal Fire crews in Santa Cruz County on Friday evening announced evacuation orders due to a wildland fire burning near the Watsonville location of a prescribed burn earlier in the day. (10-15-21)
CHP Chase Ends With AC Transit Bus Crash Into Oakland HomeAn AC Transit bus crashed into a home in West Oakland on Friday afternoon after it was struck by a vehicle being pursued by California Highway Patrol units. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-15-21)
San Jose Set to Impose Steep Penalty for Residential Water OveruseSan Jose will soon have the toughest water conservation measures of any major city in the state. Kiet Do reports. (10-15-21)
U.S. Reopens to International Travelers Who Have Been VaccinatedThe international terminal at SFO has been quiet over the last 18 months or so with travel restrictions in place for foreign nationals. But, in a few weeks, that'll start to change. Max Darrow reports. (10-15-21)
Talking COVID: Johnson & Johnson Booster ApprovedAllen Martin talks with Dr. Anne Liu, from Stanford Healthcare. (10-15-21)
SF, Marin Counties Begin Rolling Back Indoor Mask RequirementsRelaxed mask mandates are starting to take effect in the Bay Area with some communities now able to ditch the masks indoors as long as everyone is vaccinated. Andria Borba reports. (10-15-21)
Witness Claims Oakland Police Searching for Wrong Car in Road Rage HomicideA surviving witness to a road rage murder that killed his niece says police are looking for the wrong suspect vehicle. Da Lin reports. (10-15-21)
Crews Battle Fire Burning Between Watsonville and Morgan HillCal Fire crews in Santa Cruz County on Friday are responding to a wildland fire burning near the location of a prescribed burn earlier in the day. (10-15-21)
Trending TodayKPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino has a look at the most talked about stories from around the Bay Area and across all digital platforms, including the check swing controversy from the Giants Dodgers game, and National Grouch Day
Bay Area May Receive Federal Funds to Help Alleviate Housing CrisisAnne Makovec reports on HUD Secretary touring housing developments to promote Build Back Better funding that would aid homeless (10-15-2021)
Liam's List Oct. 15: 'Dear San Francisco,' Cuesa Sunday Supper, Saap WingsKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem provides KPIX 5 users with a weekly weekend tip list of Bay Area entertainment, music, film and online entertainment.
Masking Rules for Certain Indoor Locations Relaxed in San Francisco, Marin CountyJustin Andrews reports on residents reacting to new adjustment to masking requirements in San Francisco (10-15-2021))
Mask Mandates East in San Francisco, Marin CountiesMask mandates are easing in San Francisco and Marin counties beginning Friday. Justin Andrews reports.
Raw Video: Fire Burns Home in South San JoseFire burned a two-story home in South San Jose in city's Hellyer neighborhood just west of U.S. Highway 101 early Friday morning.
Raw Video: Fire Burns House In San Jose Alum Rock NeighborhoodA three-alarm residential structure fire in San Jose's Alum Rock neighborhood displaced five people Thursday night.
San Jose Pet Owners Fearful After Cats Found Shot With Pellet GunA San Jose community is in fear they're living among someone who is hunting their cats and shooting them with a pellet gun after two cat owners reported their pets had been targeted in recent months. Maria Cid Medina reports. (10-14-21)
BART Requires Employees to Get COVID Vaccine by Mid DecemberOn Thursday, BARTs board of directors approved a vaccine mandate that will be implemented in December. Katie Nielsen reports. (10-14-21)
Torture Turns to Dismay as Giants Fall to Dodgers in Game 5In a heartbreaking thriller at Oracle Park Thursday night, the Giants were defeated by their longtime rival Dodgers. Vern Glenn and Andrea Nakano report. (10-14-21)