A college student in Auckland embraces challenges on the road to successMost high achievers build their success through hard work and determination, and Malia Johnson does that and more.
Oaktown Jazz Brings Music Heritage to Young PeopleJazz offers a rich legacy that transcends generations and plays a major role in contemporary culture. Justin Andrews introduces us to a nonprofit in Auckland that uses music to help shape the lives of young people.
Hollywood legend Sidney Poitier dies at 94Hollywood mourns the passing of legendary actor Sidney Poitier at the age of 94…one of the last remaining stars of the golden age of acting. Journalist Michael George has more about his career breaking through racial barriers on the silver screen.
Friday afternoon weather forecast with Darren Beck1/7/22
Plans to go back to school amid the spread of the Corona virusKPIX 5’s Len Kiese talks with California State University East Bay’s Chief of Public Health Dr. Arnab Mukherjea about returning to school amid the COVID surge, and his advice for parents and students dealing with anxiety about returning to the classroom
Oakland teacher’s illness calling for increased COVID safety leads to 12 school closuresJocelyn Moran reports on impact of Oakland teacher’s illness calling for more COVID safety measures from OUSD (1-7-2022)
pix nowFriday afternoon news update from KPIX 5
School closures: West Contra Costa schools closed, COVID testing efforts attract mixed reactionsThe West Contra Costa Unified School District will close Friday and Monday due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
School sickness: Auckland Unified School District warns of possible illness by some teachersThe Auckland Unified Schools District warned parents that some teachers may organize what they described as an “illegal illness” on Friday.
Liam’s January 7 List: “Glow” at SF Exploratorium; Bottlerock 2022 tickets; New music from Elton JohnKCBS Reporter Liam Mayclem provides KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list of the Bay Area for online entertainment, music, movies and entertainment.
Today’s forecast: KPIX 5 .’s latest weather team forecastFriday showers
Rancher Killing: Thor Rancher Killed in Rural Contra CostaDeputies have killed a merciful bull after it allegedly killed a pasture breeder in rural Contra Costa.
Demonstrations in the Bay Mark 6 January with a call to strengthen voting rightsIn the Bay Area, people in several cities gathered in vigils to commemorate the violent attack on our nation’s Capitol on January 6, 2021. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-6-22)
Auckland Unified Schools Department warns parents of teacher illnessThe Oakland Unified School District warned parents on Thursday that teachers may organize what they described as an “unlawful illness” on Friday. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-6-22)
pix nowHere’s the latest news from the KPIX newsroom. (1-6-22)
Lost recording of Johnny Cash’s concert found in San FranciscoAn audio time capsule reveals a lost chapter in Bay Area history featuring country music icon Johnny Cash. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-6-22)
SF Supervisor Questions Proposed Millennium Tower RepairRepairing the sinking and tilting of San Francisco’s Millennium Tower was a focal point again at a city-run hearing Thursday. Max Darrow reports. (1-6-22)
Fremont schools see COVID test handouts more fluidThe Fremont School District has improved its challenging rollout of free COVID test flyers. Juliette Goodrich reports
COVID Case Surge Slms Bay for the Healthcare SystemFrom emergency responders to Bay Area hospitals – frontline healthcare workers are feeling the brunt of the COVID-19 surge. Wilson Walker Report. (1-6-22)
The future is uncertain for Fading Mountain View Shopping CenterThe famous South Bay Mall is now a ghost town. Kiet Do reports. (1-6-22)
The villa of the French Consulate in San Francisco gives artists a space to create new workSan Francisco Cultural Attache Sabine de Moussion and award-winning choreographer Sarah Crowell spoke about a new artist-in-residence program that brings a centuries-old French tradition to the Bay Area. It’s called Villa San Francisco.
Accurate forecast for Thursday eveningChief meteorologist Paul Haegan outlines the rainfall numbers we’re likely to see Friday around Northern California. (1-6-22)