John Ramos reports on mounting pressure to increase number of police officers in Oakland amid a spike in homicides (9-21-2021)
Ken Bastida: Retiring KPIX 5 anchor Ken Bastida recalls covering the 1991 Oakland Hills fireRetiring KPIX 5 anchor Ken Bastida recalls covering the 1991 Oakland Hills fire
Santa Rosa Neighbors Blame City For Overflowing Creek, FloodingSome neighbors in Santa Rosa are furious after their backyard creek flooded. Andrea Nakano tells us they say the city could have prevented it.
Rain From Atmospheric River May Have Ended Northern California's Wildfire SeasonWith all the rain, many hope the atmospheric river that moved through over the weekend brought an end to the wildfire season in Northern California. KPIX 5 sent Kenny Choi to find out.
Activists Claim Benicia Polluter Repeatedly Put Toxic 'Petcoke' in BayAndrea Borba reports on activists accusing port in Benicia of spewing "petroleum coke" into San Francisco Bay (10-25-2021)
Atmospheric River: North Bay Water Officials Wait & See On Easing Restrictions After Major StormWhile the past weekend's storm provided plenty of much needed rainfall, North Bay water officials and residents are taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to possibly easing water restrictions. John Ramos reports. (10/25/21)
Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Dig Out From Debris Left Behind By Big StormDevin Fehely reports on crews cleaning up from atmospheric river storm's impact in Santa Cruz County (10-25-2021)
New Documents Reveal Safety Issues with Person Handling Guns Before Fatal Movie Set ShootingElizabeth Cook reports on new details surfacing about safety issues on the set of film that had fatal accidental shooting with prop gun (10-25-2021)
Desperately-Needed Rainfall from 'Bomb Cyclone' Gives Hope For North Bay Drought RecoveryThe atmospheric river storm came with a lot of expectations, not just for what the weekend might look like but what it could mean for the larger conversation of crawling out of two years of drought. It was just one storm, but it did not disappoint. Wilson Walker reports.
Atmospheric River: Alameda County Fair Cleans Up, Reopens After Storm Knocks Down Trees, Damages BoothsThe Alameda County Fair is scheduled reopened Monday afternoon after organizers closed the event due to the major storm that struck the Bay Area on Sunday. Juliette Goodrich reports. (10/25/21)
San Francisco Public Works Crews Scramble to Clean Up After Historic StormShawn Chitnis reports on continuing clean up from downed trees and storm damage across San Francisco Monday (10-25-2021)
Heavy Rains Cause Widespread Flooding in Marin and Sonoma CountiesDa Lin reports on widespread flooding and near misses from atmospheric river downpour Sunday (10-24-2021)
Atmospheric River Dumps Record Rainfall Across Bay AreaTeam coverage of the historic storm powered by atmospheric river dumping heavy rain across the region (10-24-2021)
Storm Topples Trees, Drenches Highways in Contra Costa CountyKPIX 5's John Ramos spent Sunday touring Contra Costa County and found at least one intrepid group of athletes who wouldn't let the wild weather spoil their fun. (10-24-21)
Flooded Roads, Mudslides, Rising River Make North Bay Travel TreacherousFrom bad crashes to mudslides and flash flooded roads, the monster rainstorm made North Bay driving very dangerous Sunday. Da Lin reports from Guerneville. (10-24-21)
Fearing Burn Scar Mudslides, Emergency Crews Gather in Santa Cruz MountainsKPIX 5's Max Darrow reports from Felton as crews are gearing up to respond to debris flows in the CZU Complex burn zone. (10-24-21)
Streets Flood in San Rafael as Wild Storm Lashes Bay AreaThe pounding rain Sunday flooded downtown San Rafael, stranding cars and making some streets unsafe to drive down. Kenny Choi reports. (10-24-21)
Storm Sends Trees Crashing Down Across San FranciscoThe heavy precipitation and increased winds slamming into San Francisco Sunday toppled trees around the city. Devin Fehely reports. (10-24-21)
Atmospheric River Storm Pummels Northern California With Historic RainfallA roundup of storm impact footage from around the Bay Area as the atmospheric river storm blasted through the region Sunday afternoon. (10-24-21)
Raw Video: Flooding Forces Evacuations in Santa Rosa Bennett ValleyResidents of 95 homes and a four-unit apartment building in Santa Rosa's Bennett Valley neighborhood were evacuated Sunday afternoon due to flooding, city officials said.
STORM WATCH: Defiant Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Say They Ignore Evacuation OrderAuthorities have issued an evacuation order for hundreds of homes in and around the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn scar area, but many residents said they are staying in their homes.
Russian River Rubber Dam Deflated Due to Impending StormWith a major storm expected to hit the Bay Area Sunday, a rubber dam on the Russian River near Forestville was deflated Saturday to prevent damage to the dam from high river flows. John Ramos reports. (10-23-21)
Bay Area Residents Stock Up on Sand Bags as Wet Storm Bears DownOn Saturday, people all over the Bay Area filled up sand bags to protect their homes and yards from flooding. Max Darrow reports from the Peninsula. (10-23-21)
Transit Workers Protest in San Jose for Hazard PayThe VTA's largest union says South Bay transit workers put their lives on the line during the pandemic and they need to be compensated for it. Devin Fehely reports. (10-23-21)
Police Investigation of Shattered Vehicle Windows Temporarily Shuts Highway 17Highway 17 was closed for over an hour between Summit Road and Sugarloaf Road due to police activity Saturday afternoon. Da Lin reports from Scotts Valley. (10-23-21)