Dr. Fauci hopes COVID vaccine approval will come soon for young childrenJocelyn Moran reports that Dr. Fauci said COVID vaccine for children under 5 could be approved within a month (1-20-2022)
San Francisco COVID cases drop steadily after Omicron spikeAnne Makovec reports SF mayor and health director say city’s COVID cases down (1-20-2022)
Police shoot and kill armed suspect outside SFO International TerminalJustin Andrews reports on the death of an armed suspect involving an SFPD officer outside the SFO International Terminal (01/20/2022)
PIX NowKPIX 5 Noon News headlines for Thursday, January 20, 2022.
SJ Police Shooting Update: Suspect in attempted carjacking at gunpoint killed in shootout with San Jose policeA man suspected of stealing a vehicle and then attempting to hijack a second car has been killed in a shootout with San Jose police officers in the city’s Rose Garden neighborhood.
FOG Bank: thick fog bank covering San Francisco, North Bay ValleysFog engulfed neighborhoods in San Francisco early Thursday, triggering a National Weather Service advisory.
Today’s forecast: the latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamFoggy mornings giving way to warm and sunny afternoons
Campfire: plans unveiled to rebuild paradise ravaged in 2018Paradise was ravaged by a campfire in 2018 and has yet to recover
Marin Brewing Company closes after 3 decades due to pandemic strugglesThe Marin Brewing Company is closing at the end of the month, after the owner said the ongoing pandemic struggles had become too much to bear. reports Katie Nielsen. (01/19/22)
Queen Of The Valley Hospital workers picket over pandemic staffing and pay issuesWorkers at Queen of the Valley Medical Center were picketing Wednesday night, saying Napa County’s largest hospital was severely understaffed and underpaid. Reports by Andrea Nakano. (01/19/22)
A suspect in a carjacking attempt was killed in a shootout with San Jose policeA man suspected of stealing a vehicle and then attempting to hijack a second car was killed in a shootout with San Jose police officers in the city’s Rose Garden neighborhood on Wednesday night. Reports by Maria Cid Medina. (01/19/22)
San Jose could become the home of the cricket stadiumOne of the most popular sports in the world, a stadium designed for cricket could soon be built on the site of the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose. Kiet Do reports. (01/19/22)
PIX NowKPIX 5 Evening news for Wednesday, January 19, 2022.
Levee project launched to protect flood-prone South Bay community of AlvisoDevin Fehely reports on the inauguration of a new seawall project designed to prevent future flooding in the South Bay (1-19-2022)
State Attorney General Opens Civil Rights Investigation into Santa Clara County Sheriff’s OfficeMax Darrow reports that the California Attorney General has launched an investigation into the conduct of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office (1-19-2022)
COVID: California cases drop slightly amid Omicron surge; Experts say the distinction in the number of hospitalizations mattersOn Wednesday, new figures from California state health officials show COVID-19 cases are declining slightly. Meanwhile, experts say distinguishing between patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and those with COVID is more critical during the omicron surge. Reports by Kenny Choi. (01/19/22)
The pandemic is pushing more people to work remotely from rental propertiesThe pandemic has allowed many employees to work just about anywhere. As Michael George reports, many of them are staying longer in rentals, like Airbnb.
Possible explosive device outside Oakland federal building turns out to be an elaborate hoaxA device that looked like a pipe bomb placed by someone near a federal building in downtown Oakland on Wednesday has been determined to be an elaborate hoax. reports Katie Nielsen.
North Bay doctor helps make medicine more accessible in rural GuatemalaSharon Chin reports on a Bay Area doctor who is changing the way Guatemalans receive medical care (1-19-2022)
Wednesday Night Weather Forecast with Paul HeggenExpect fog, dense in some areas late Wednesday through Thursday. Conditions will remain dry for the next few days, with strong winds possible on Friday and Saturday. Paul Heggen has the forecast. (01/19/22)
San Francisco opens new service center for those in need at TenderloinIt’s an important part of San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s emergency declaration to address the problems in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood. Wilson Walker reports on a new service officially opened to start helping people.
President Biden discusses agenda progress as administration marks first yearSkyler Henry reports that President Biden is trying to put a positive spin on recent setbacks as he marks his first year in office (1-19-2022)