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California LGBTQ Advocates Slam Texas Governor Abbott’s Decision to Criminalize Gender-Affirming CareTexas Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to order his state’s entities to investigate gender-affirming care for transgender children as child abuse sparks nationwide backlash on Wednesday, including strong criticism from advocacy groups in California. reports Sara Donchey.

Mount Diablo Unified Approves School Budget CutsThe Mount Diablo Unified School District approved controversial budget cuts Wednesday night over objection from students and teachers. On the chopping block are programs like music lessons in elementary schools and librarians for middle and high schools. reports Katie Nielsen.

As COVID cases continue to drop, Santa Clara County moves toward end of indoor mask mandateSanta Clara County could be days away from dropping its indoor mask mandate for fully vaccinated people as COVID-19 cases continue to drop sharply.

Early warning weather: Homeless North Bay residents seek shelter from freezing temperaturesTemperatures are forecast to reach their lowest point so far this year, with lows dipping into the 20s early Thursday morning, and one of the coldest regions preparing to keep its residents warm overnight. Reports by Andrea Nakano.

Russia launches offensive in UkraineRussia has started attacking Ukraine, NATO officials have confirmed. The late-night attack began moments after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced he had “decided to carry out a special military operation” to protect the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine. CBS News correspondents reported hearing loud explosions in the capital, Kiev, and in the eastern city of Kharkiv.

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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 spell gripping the Bay Area and explains 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)

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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 temperaturesTeam coverage of the Arctic cold front bringing near-freezing temperatures to the Bay Area (2/23/2022)

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