PIX nowHere is the latest news from the KPIX newsroom (12-25-21)
Saturday night storm watch forecastMeteorologist Darren Peck has the Bay Area forecast for Sunday and the week beyond. (12-25-21)
Glide Memorial Church draws thousands to celebrate and eat ChristmasThousands of people enjoyed the camaraderie and a free lunch at Glide’s annual Christmas Day event in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Saturday. Shawn Chitnis reports. (12-25-21)
Wet Storm Slams Peninsula on Christmas DayThe peninsula had one of the Bay Area’s craziest Christmas times – heavy rain, even hail at one point. Max Darrow reports. (12-25-21)
Biden signs bill that will bring new hope to people with ALSA bill signed by Pres. Biden makes it easier for patients with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) to access promising experimental therapies. Devin Fehely reports. (12-25-21)
Raw Video: Christmas Meal Served at Glide Memorial ChurchVideo courtesy of Glide Memorial Church (12-25-21)
NOL Forecast: Your Christmas Day Forecast from the KPIX 5 Weather TeamRain showers will bring a humid Christmas day
LIFTOFF: NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope soars into spaceThe world’s largest and most powerful space telescope took to the skies on Saturday on a high-stakes quest to see light from the first stars and galaxies
PIX nowKPIX 5 Newsroom Christmas Morning Headlines
Christmas cheer: centuries-old tradition of Christmas giving lives in the San Jose neighborhoodDavid Pusateri has spread Christmas cheer throughout an entire San Jose neighborhood for decades, even during the pandemic.
Last minute shopping: shoppers flock to stores for last minute Christmas shoppingShoppers flock to stores for last-minute Christmas shopping
Students Rising Above the End-of-Year Special – Part 4Young people across the San Francisco Bay Area are overcoming great obstacles on their way to a bright future
Students Rising Above The End-of-Year Special – Part 3Young people across the San Francisco Bay Area are overcoming great obstacles on their way to a bright future
Students Rising Above the End-of-Year Special – Part 2Young people across the San Francisco Bay Area are overcoming great obstacles on their way to a bright future
Students Rising Above the End-of-Year Special – Part 1Young people across the San Francisco Bay Area are overcoming great obstacles on their way to a bright future
PIX nowThe Friday Night Headlines from the KPIX 5 Newsroom
HOLIDAY SHOPPING: “Light at the end of the tunnel” for small business tradersSmall businesses on the San Francisco Peninsula ended the holiday shopping season on Friday, grateful for the support they received in the second year of the pandemic.
TRAVEL WOES: Staff shortages caused by surge in COVID cases lead to cancellation of SFO flightsOFS travelers scramble for new bookings amid 41 flight cancellations on Christmas Eve as airlines suffer staff shortages amid COVID cases
NET: What’s next for the net following a declaration of a state of emergencyAfter hours of debate, the San Francisco Supervisory Board voted overwhelmingly to approve the state of emergency proposed by Mayor London Breed for the Tenderloin District.
Holiday weekend forecast: Stormy Christmas holiday weekendRain for the San Francisco Bay Area and more snow for the Sierra through Sunday
Vacation Travel Nightmare: Staff Shortage Amid Rising COVID Cases Triggers Vacation Flight Cancellations at SFOOFS travelers scramble for new bookings amid 41 flight cancellations on Christmas Eve as airlines suffer staff shortages amid COVID cases
COVID testing: Long queue at West Oakland COVID testing site amid growing concerns over omicron variantWith high demand amid an increase in omicron cases, there was a long line at a COVID testing site in West Oakland – one of the few open on Christmas Eve.
Holiday travel woes: COVID-related staff shortages lead to more than a dozen fight cancellations with OFSOn the busiest travel day of the year, airlines canceled flights to SFO because the omicron variant scrambled schedules and downsized.