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Bay Area accolades for freezing temperaturesA freezing cold system set in early Wednesday in the San Francisco Bay Area, plunging temperatures into the 20s and 30s and forcing the homeless to find warmth by any means possible. reports Andria Borba.
30-year SFPD veteran Dr. Steven Ford named Acting Antioch Police ChiefWilson Walker reports on the appointment of Dr. Steven Ford as Acting Chief of Police in Antioch and what he brings to the table. (23/02/2022)
Parents and Students Demand 4th Grade Music Programs Mount Diablo Unified PreserveJohn Ramos reports on protest calling on Mount Diablo Unified officials not to abolish district 4th grade music programs (2/23/2022)
In the life of a sommelierVern Glenn portrays Thatcher Baker-Briggs, a 30-year-old sommelier of color who runs his own business in the Bay Area. (23/02/2022)
Non-profit organization supporting small farmers BIPOC also providing necessary food for familiesThis week’s Jefferson Prize winner is helping support small farmers of color and feeding growing numbers of people facing food insecurity during the pandemic.
Afghan refugees in the Bay Area receive health care from a clinic founded during the refugee crisis in VietnamHundreds of refugees evacuated from Afghanistan last August are expected to arrive in Santa Clara County this year. Their journey will include better health care through a public health clinic created especially for people like them. reports Len Ramirez.
First weather alert for Wednesday eveningKPIX 5 meteorologist Paul Heggen reports on the continuing cold snap gripping the Bay Area and why temperatures could be even colder Thursday morning (2-23-2022)
San Francisco food truck operators see business picking up as Omicron surge recedesMax Darrow reports on the positive trends food trucks are seeing as the Omicron wave slows in San Francisco. (23/02/2022)
San Jose police arrest suspect in dozens of burglariesDevin Fehely reports that San Jose police have announced the arrest of a suspect in more than 50 burglaries in the South Bay (02/23/2022)
Brentwood Unified School District superintendent talks about school crossing guard incidentBrentwood Unified School District Superintendent Dana Eaton discusses what happened outside an elementary school between anti-masking protesters and a school crossing guard wearing a hijab (02/23/2022)
US hits Russia with new sanctions as tensions rise on Ukraine borderDebra Alfarone Reports US Imposing New Sanctions Against Russia As Tensions Over Ukraine Rise (2/23/2022)
PIX NowKPIX 5 Afternoon News Headlines for Wednesday, February 23, 2022.
American heart monthDr. Ines Sherifi, Clinical Cardiologist at MarinHealth, talks about the risk factors women should be aware of when it comes to their heart health
CA Congressman John Garamendi talks about Russia’s invasion of UkraineCBS News Bay Area’s Allen Martin spoke with California Congressman John Garamendi, a member of the Armed Services Committee, about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Garamendi wonders if he agrees with the sanctions imposed on Russia.
Former USWNT player and SCU alum responds to equal pay rulingDanielle Slaton is a graduate of Santa Clara University and a former United States Women’s National Team player. KPIX 5’s Vern Glenn sat down with Slaton to get his response to the decision that will allow the women’s team to receive equal pay to the men’s team.
First weather alert: East Bay residents layer up to fend off cold weatherTeam coverage of the Arctic cold front bringing near-freezing temperatures to the Bay Area (2/23/2022)
PIX NowWednesday morning headlines from the KPIX 5 newsroom
Deep Freeze: Plunging Temperatures Send Bitter Cold to Bay AreaA freezing cold system set in over the San Francisco Bay Area early Wednesday, plunging temperatures into the 20 and 30 degrees.
First weather alert for Wednesday morningFreezing morning temperatures
COVID: the reopening of restaurants is a good sign for the resumption of activities in San FranciscoPeople are slowly returning to the San Francisco office. Betty Yu shows us a restaurant that has reopened in the heart of the Financial District.
Police arrest dozens of sexual predators in San JoseSan Jose police have tracked down and arrested three dozen sexual predators. Maria Cid Medina has details.
President Biden imposes sanctions on Russa for invading UkrainePresident Biden has imposed sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine. Sara Donchey tells us what could happen next.
Napa Wine Country Suspenders to Freeze Nighttime TemperaturesOur first alert weather coverage has Andrea Nakano in Napa where they are expecting freezing temperatures overnight.