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First Lady focuses on family and unity for Christmas celebration at White HouseElizabeth Cook of KPIX 5 had a rare opportunity to speak with First Lady Dr Jill Biden as she led the decorations as the Bidens prepare to celebrate their first Christmas in the White House. (12-9-21)
Liz Cook gets a tour of the White HouseFollow the visit Liz Cook had when she went to the White House to interview the First Lady, Dr Jill Biden.
Person dies after being pulled from sea near SF China beachOne person died after being pulled from the waters off China Beach in San Francisco on Thursday afternoon. Shawn Chitnis reports. (12-9-21)
Liz Cook’s full interview with First Lady Dr Jill BidenLiz Cook speaks with First Lady Dr Jill Biden about holiday unity message on display at White House (12-9-2021)
California lags behind national downward trend in jobless claimsNew national figures have come out, showing first jobless claims fell to 184,000 in the week ended December 4, the lowest level since September 1969, but California is going against the trend. Len Ramirez reports. (12-9-21)
Tips to stop the theft of holiday packagesJuliette Goodrich examines how people fight so-called Porch Pirates. (12-9-21)
The San Francisco house recovers an astronomical one-upmanshipBidding on houses has become the norm for real estate in the Bay Area, but that doesn’t usually mean spending a million dollars above asking price. Max Darrow reports. (12-9-21)
Food for Bay Area Families: Graton Rancheria / Redwood Empire Food BankGraton Rancheria donated $ 50,000 to the Redwood Empire Food Bank. (12-9-21)
Individual interview with Giants manager Gabe KaplerVern Glenn interviews Giants manager Gabe Kapler at Oracle Park during the annual Holiday Heroes event. (12-9-21)
Let’s Talk COVID: Tips for Safe Vacation GatheringsElizabeth Cook speaks with Dr. Karin Shavelson of MarinHealth Medical Center to keep you and your family safe while on vacation. (12-9-21)
Precise Thursday evening forecastAnother stronger storm system is gathering off the California coast, bringing rain and snow this weekend. (12-9-21)
Biden assures Ukrainian leader of US supportPresident Joe Biden has contacted the Ukrainian leader as the United States prepares to play a more direct role in diplomacy between that country and Russia. Natalie Brand reports. (12-9-21)
Hundreds bid farewell to retired police officer killedFamily, friends and former Bay Area Police Department colleagues hailed Kevin Nishita, a beloved security guard and former police sergeant who lost his life protecting a television crew. (12-9-21)
Retailers praise increased police presence in SF Union SquareSan Francisco Police have stepped up their downtown patrols since a spate of retail thefts a few weeks ago and, so far, it’s making a difference. Reports by Andria Borba. (12-9-21)
Raw video: Scene from the car in the CVS store in MartinezA vehicle crashed into the front of a CVS store at 560 Center Ave. at Martinez Thursday.
Raw video: Calfornia Bonta attorney general and San Francisco’s United Playaz announce annual gun buybackSan Francisco community group United Playaz will host their annual gun buyback event in the city this Saturday.
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Anthem Blue Cross Donates $ 85,000 to Alameda County Community Food BankJanet Paine, Program Director, Anthem Blue Cross Regi Young, Executive Director, Alameda County Community Food Bank kpix.com/give
SFPD reports significant drop in crime since increased deployment in Union SquareJocelyn Moran reports that San Francisco Police are touting a drop in crime in Union Square since increased deployment after high-end retail thefts (12-9-2021)
Final farewell to beloved ex-policeman and security guard Kevin NishitaJustin Andrews reports on the public memorial held for former police officer and security guard Kevin Nishita, who died protecting a media team in Oakland (12-9-2021)
COVID: United States reaches 60% full vaccination level but concern remains for delta and omicron variantsUS reaches 60% full vaccination level, but concern continues for delta and omicron variants