PIX nowHere is the latest news from the KPIX Newsroom (6-24-21)
East Bay start-up tackles housing problem with 3D printing technologyMighty Buildings of Oakland has created seven 3D printed ADUs (accessory housing units) that are already present in the community. Susie Steinle reports. (6-24-21)
OPD Leader and Mayor Respond to Oakland City Council Police Funding VoteOakland City Council voted Thursday night to slash the police budget by more than $ 17 million. (6-24-21)
Delta variant of coronavirus worries health officialsA new strain of coronavirus gaining a foothold in California has prompted a warning from Bay Area health officials. Devin Fehely reports. (6-24-21)
San Francisco grapples with drastic drop in police recruitsThe San Francisco Police Department is struggling to find enough potential candidates for new positions. Kenny Choi reports. (6-24-21)
Post-pandemic used car prices soarOne of the most surprising financial stories of the pandemic era has been the huge surge in used car prices. Len Ramirez reports. (6-24-21)
Manteca real estate craze as house prices surpass $ 1 millionNew home buyers, many fleeing the Bay Area, are flocking to Manteca and they are willing to pay. Anna Giles reports. (6-24-21)
FAA presses San Jose to clean up homeless camp near airportThe Federal Aviation Administration is pressuring San Jose to do something about what has become perhaps the city’s largest homeless camp. Kiet Do reports. (6-24-21)
Precise Thursday evening forecastMake the most of the warm weather while you can as another heat wave is looming, says chief meteorologist Paul Heggen. (6-24-21)
From San Francisco to City Employees: Getting Fired or FiredAt San Francisco City Hall on Thursday, the news was brutal: All employees in the city will need to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and if they aren’t, their jobs could be on the line. Wilson Walker reports. (6-24-21)
Dozens of people missing, death feared after deadly Florida skyscraper collapseAuthorities say nearly 100 people are still missing after part of a 12-story beachfront building collapsed in a city outside of Miami. Team coverage. (6-24-21)
‘Batwoman’ season finale airs on SundayKPIX’s Gianna Franco chats with actor Camrus Johnson who plays Luke Fox on KBCW’s hit show “Batwoman”. Tune in to KBCW this Sunday for the show’s season finale at 9 p.m. PST.
Meet Brave, Google’s New RivalWe chat with CNET senior reporter Shara Tibken about a company called Brave, which has launched a new search engine that claims to focus on consumer privacy.
‘In The Dark’ Season 3 on KBCWKPIX’s Gianna Franco chats with “In The Dark” star Perry Mattfeld. Watch the comedy-drama on KBCW Wednesdays at 9P PST.
Virtual Broadway Shows Amid COVID-19CBSN Bay Area gets the latest preview of Broadway performances offered virtually.
Massive crane squeezes under Golden Gate Bridge over the Bay en route to Oakland HarborA huge crane, rising more than 100 feet in the air, slipped under the Golden Gate and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge early Thursday en route to Oakland Harbor. Katie Johnston reports.
PIX nowKPIX 5 noon headlines Thursday, June 24.
Oakland City Council Debates Budget Amid Police Department Funding CallsJustin Andrews reports Oakland City Council is preparing to vote on a budget that will redirect police department funds (6-24-2021)
Nearly 100 people missing in partial collapse of condominium outside MiamiManuel Bojorquez reports authorities are looking for survivors after deadly building collapse near Miami Beach (6-24-2021)
Thursday morning weather forecast with Mary Lee(6/24/21)
Oakland City Council to Vote on $ 17 Million Reallocation of Police BudgetOakland City Council is expected to vote today on a budget that could redirect $ 17 million from the Oakland Police Department. Justin Andrews reports. (6/24/21)
PIX nowKPIX 5 Thursday Morning News Update.
BR goes for a walk with artist Shomari SmithArtist and gallery owner Shomari Smith talks to Jan Mabry of BR about his work, the E14 gallery in the heart of “Old Oakland” and takes us to Broadway Ave. during a Covid-safe “Date Stroll” where his “Thank You” series takes place in store windows once barricaded in plywood. To learn more about this new space, visit e14gallery.com. Check out Shomari’s incredible work at shomarismith.net.