COVID-19 testing during the holiday seasonWe ask Dr Shashank Ravi at Stanford Hospital when you should get tested if you are meeting with family or friends for the holidays and are concerned that you have been exposed to COVID-19.
Omicron-powered surge resulting in Bay Area business closures and event cancellationsShawn Chitnis reports that some Bay Area businesses are announcing they will close or cancel their planned New Years Eve events due to the current outbreak of COVID cases of the omicron variant (12-27-2021)
PIX nowKPIX 5 Evening News is on the front page of Monday, December 27, 2021.
COVID: Bay Area businesses respond to CDC’s relaxation of quarantine guidelinesBay Area business owners worried about potential COVID staff shortages received some relief from the CDC on Monday as they announced new quarantine guidelines. Kenny Choi reports. (12/17/21)
Holiday snow on Mount Diablo attracts hikers young and oldThe latest storm brought snow to the peaks of the Bay Area and hikers young and old who wanted to play there. KPIX photojournalist Brian Yuen has made the climb and shows us some of the people he’s met along the way.
Monday Night Weather Forecast with Brian HackneyAfter a rainy Christmas holiday weekend, expect a few showers Monday through Tuesday. Conditions will be cold, with lows in the 1930s and 1940s. While wetter weather is expected in the middle of the week, the last days of 2021 will be dry. Brian Hackney has the forecast. (12/27/21)
Jurors reclaim their liberties in Elizabeth Holmes Fraud TrailJurors at the Elizabeth Holmes fraud trail were back to work on Monday, resuming their deliberations after a vacation break. Kiet Do reports from the Federal Courthouse in San José.
COVID: UCSF’s Dr Bob Wachter on Omicron Variant Increase in Bay AreaUCSF’s Dr Bob Wachter chats with Allen Martin of KPIX 5 about the rise in omicron variant cases in the Bay Area, the number of hospitalizations, and when he thinks the flare will subside . (12/27/21)
Food for Bay Area Families: John Muir Medical GroupLen Kiese Reports John Muir Medical Group Donated Over $ 85,000 to Alameda County Community Food Bank (12-27-2021)
Storm Watch: Sierra Travelers Endure Winter Mess; Both I-80, Highway 50 closedHighway 50 and Interstate 80 remain closed Monday night as a series of storms dumped a lot of snow and caused near whiteout conditions in the Sierra. Rachel Wulff reports. (12/27/21)
Food for Bay Area Families: Evergreen School DistrictKiet Do reports Evergreen School District donated nearly $ 19,000 to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley (12-27-2021)
Icy Storm Conditions Blanket Bay Area Mountain Peaks With SnowDarren Peck reports snowfall over Bay Area peaks on Monday (12-27-2021)
Rising COVID Cases Disrupt US Christmas Travel PlansJonathan Vigliotti reports on COVID-related crew shortages leading to massive flight cancellations (12-27-2021)
Omicron-fueled COVID outbreak leads to Bay Area business closures and event cancellationsJustin Andrews reports that some Bay Area businesses are announcing they will close or cancel their scheduled New Years Eve events due to the current outbreak of COVID cases of the omicron variant (12-27-2021)
PIX nowKPIX 5 Noon News is on the front page of Monday, December 27, 2021.
Holmes trial: Jurors resume deliberations at Elizabeth Holmes fraud trialThe jury weighing the fraud charges against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes will begin its second week of deliberations on Monday.
Today’s forecast: the latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamShowers are ending but cold temperatures are sending chill out throughout the Bay Area
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Wet weather dampens post-Christmas shopping in SF Castro districtRainy weather and concerns about the increase in the omicron COVID variant likely led to a slower-than-expected shopping day on Sunday in the Castro district of San Francisco. Reports by Betty Yu. (12-26-21)
A mighty Blizzard blows up the High Country; Transsierra roads closed indefinitelyThe Sierra Nevada, which has already racked up several feet of snow in recent days, is expected to receive an additional two to five feet of snow through Tuesday. (12-26-21) S
Highway 4 Tir near Bay Point Snarls TrafficOne person was reportedly shot dead on Sunday evening along Highway 4 near the Pittsburg / Bay Point BART station. (12-26-21)
PIX nowHere is the latest news from the KPIX Newsroom. (12-26-21)
Precise Sunday evening forecastMeteorologist Darren Peck has a cold and wet forecast for the start of the workweek. (12-26-21)
Post-Christmas price cut lures shoppers to mallsNow that Christmas shopping is technically over, many people are looking for bargains – braving the cold and virus fears – in Bay Area malls. Da Lin reports. (12-26-21)