The CEO of the business advocacy group Silicon Valley Organization was placed on administrative leave after the group published a racist campaign ad on its website. (10/27/20)
Racist Ad In San Jose City Council Race Pulled; Business Group CEO Placed On LeaveThe CEO of the business advocacy group Silicon Valley Organization was placed on administrative leave after the group published a racist campaign ad on its website. (10/27/20)
Brothers Running Roxie Food Center In San Francisco's Mission Terrace To Retire After 45 YearsAfter more than four decades, three brothers will retire from their popular corner store in San Francisco at the end of October. Sharon Chin reports. (10/28/20)
Sonoma County Officials Work On Getting Out Of Most-Restrictive COVID-19 Purple TierSonoma County officials acknowledge they are the last Bay Area county in the purple tier, at the bottom rung of California’s color-coded reopening system, and say they are determined to work their way forward. Joe Vazquez reports. (10/28/20)
Fraudulent Charges Appearing On Bank Of America EDD Debit Cards Of 350,000 Unemployed Californians.Something very scary is happening to thousands of unemployed Californians who receive their government benefits through a Bank of America debit card - their accounts are getting drained by fraudsters. Kenny Choi reports. (10/28/20)
Oakland Approaches Alameda County About Housing Homeless At Fairgrounds In PleasantonA new proposal to move homeless people from the City of Oakland to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton is drawing criticism from county leaders as well as Tri-Valley residents. Katie Nielsen reports. (10/28/20)
Alameda County Says Middle, High Schools Can Reopen By November 9Alameda County health officials announced November 9 as the earliest date that middle and high schools can return to in-class instruction. Andria Borba reports. (10/28/20)
Tech Entrepreneurs Offer Free Job Training To Unemployed Tech WorkersTwo longtime friends have teamed up to help jobless tech workers. They're giving a free training program that would normally cost thousands of dollars a person. Sharon Chin introduces us to this week's Jefferson Award winners. (10/28/20)
Federal Lawsuit Wants Asian Art Museum To Return Ancient Thai ArtifactsA federal lawsuit wants the Asian Art Museum to return two ancient artifacts to Thailand. Don Ford talked to museum officials.
Wednesday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenKPIX Chief meteorologist Paul Heggen has your forecast.
Vallejo Teacher Holds Distance Learning From Pickup Parked At Starbucks After Power Goes OutA teacher at a Vallejo middle school had to become creative after the power went out at his home, holding his distance learning from his pickup parked at an area Starbucks. John Ramos reports. (10/28/20)
Tuesday Night Weather Forecast With Paul HeggenAfter a windy start to the week, expect calmer conditions on Wednesday, with highs ranging from the 60s along the coast, to the 80s inland. Paul Heggen has the forecast. (10/27/20)
Reopening: More San Francisco Businesses Open Doors Under Yellow TierGyms, personal care services and other businesses in San Francisco opened their doors Tuesday as the city became the first in the Bay Area to enter the Yellow Tier, which has the least COVID-19 restrictions. Emily Turner reports. (10/27/20)
Prop. 16: Time Running Out For Repealing Ban On Affirmative ActionA new poll finds Proposition 16, which would repeal the state's ban on affirmative action, trailing by double digits just days before the election. Kiet Do reports. (10/27/20)
Bay Area Teen Makes Impassioned Plea Asking Immigration Officials To Halt Father's DeportationJohn Ramos reports on local teen calling on ICE officials to stop deportation proceedings against her father (10-27-2020)
Oakland Hills Residents Help Neighbors Escape From Fire Caused By Overloaded GeneratorAn overloaded generator being used to supply power during a PG&E power shutoff sparked a two-alarm fire in the Oakland Hills Tuesday morning, burning two homes and vegetation in an area that was incinerated in the deadly 1991 firestorm. Andria Borba reports residents helped their neighbors escape the flames. (10/27/20)
Elderly Woman Dies In San Anselmo House FireA house fire in San Anselmo turned deadly. Andrea Nakano reports that neighbors believe the power shutoff may have cost the homeowner her life.
PG&E Working To Restore Power To Santa Rosa HomesAs PG&E works to restore power to customers, Joe Vazquez reports from Santa Rosa where parts of the city were still in the dark.
VIDEO: Firefighters Rescue Hawk Trapped In Netting Atop East Bay Gas StationThe dramatic rescue of a hawk that got trapped in the netting of a Newark gas station was caught on video.
Contra Costa Residents Cope Without Power For Second Night Of PSPSAndria Borba reports on how residents and businesses are dealing with latest PG&E public safety power outage (10-26-2020)
Monday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenPaul Heggen has the forecast and updates on the fire danger index.
NASA Ames Researchers Excited About Discovery Of Water Molecules On The MoonNASA wraps up a busy October with another significant announcement regarding the discovery of molecular water on the sunlit surface of the moon. Kiet Do reports. (10/26/20)
Man Convicted In Murder Of Pleasanton Girl In 1984 Confesses To Victim's FamilyA man convicted of killing a 14-year-old Pleasanton girl has written a confession letter to her family, 36 years after her death. Steve Carlson was convicted in 2014 of killing Foothill High School freshman Tina Faelz as she walked home from school in April 1984. John Ramos reports on what could be the possible motivation to confess to the crime. (10/26/20)
Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme CourtDebra Alfarone reports on Senate confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, despite Democratic protest (10-26-2020)
High Winds Blow Down Trees, Fences As East Bay Residents Clean UpTeam coverage of high winds increasing fire danger and forcing public safety outage across East Bay (10-26-2020)