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Monterey Mayoral Candidate Proposes Legalizing MushroomsNow that pot will soon be legal in California, a Monterey County man is looking beyond marijuana to mushrooms. Kiet Do tells us he's running for mayor.
Talking Politics: Tax Reform / Feinstein v. WhosisKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen are joined by former S.F. mayor and California assembly speaker Willie Brown to discuss Congress' chances of enacting sweeping tax changes and Sen. Dianne Feinstein's chances of being re-elected. (10-22-17)
At Issue: Election Ads on Social MediaNoted technology columnist and commentator Larry Magid talks with KPIX 5's Phil Matier. (10-22-17)
Facebook To Give Government More Data On Russian Meddling In U.S. ElectionSaying he did not want anyone to use Facebook “to undermine democracy,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced his company would turn over 3,000 controversial ads purchased by Russians to Congressional investigators. Melissa Caen reports. (9-21-17)
Facebook In Crosshairs Of Russian Interference ProbeThe federal probe into Russian interference in US elections is targeting Facebook. A former FBI agent tells Andria Borba the tech giant must cooperate or be held in contempt.
Russians Leave Consulate In San FranciscoRussian diplomats carried boxes out of the Pacific Heights building after the Trump administration ordered the consulate to shut down by Saturday. Devin Fehely talked to neighbors.

Interviews

Talking Politics: Sexually Misbehaving PolsPhil Matier and Melissa Caen talk with former state assembly speaker and S.F. mayor Willie Brown about the wave of sexual misconduct allegations upending state legislatures and Capitol Hill. (12-10-17)
At Issue: Oakland City Workers StrikePhil Matier talks about the state of the strike talks with union representative Rob Szykony. (12-10-17)
At Issue: Oakland City Workers StrikeOakland mayor Libby Schaaf discusses the state of negotiations over ending the days-long strike of city workers with Phil Matier. (12-10-17)

Gov't, Politics & Law

California Weighs Lifting Ban on Medi-Cal Coverage for Undocumented ImmigrantsThe California legislature is considering adding a billion dollars in the new budget to extend Medi-Cal coverage for nearly 2 million undocumented immigrants. Melissa Caen reports. (12-14-17)
FCC Votes Along Party Lines to End 'Net Neutrality'The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds. Allen Martin reports. (12-14-17)
Northern California Wildfire Prompts New Rules On Power Line MaintenanceThe California Public Utilities Commission approved new rules designed to expedite power line maintenance and reduce wildfire risk. Anne Makovec reports. (12/14/17)

National News

FCC Repeals Obama-Era Net Neutrality RulesThe Federal Communications Commission on Thursday overturned “net neutrality.” (12/14/17)
Tosca Restaurateur Ken Friedman Accused Of Sexual MisconductRestaurateur Ken Friedman apologized and stepped away from all of the restaurants that he owns. Andria Borba reports. (12/12/17)
Doug Jones Will Be First Democrat To Serve Alabama In U.S. Senate In 25 YearsDemocrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore, who was accused of sexually assaulting teens, in U.S. Senate race. Elizabeth Cook reports. (12/12/17)

KPIXTV

Mourners Pay Respects To San Francisco Mayor Ed LeeUshered in by an honor guard of police officers and sheriff's deputies, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee entered City Hall for the last time early Friday morning. Jackie Ward reports. (12/15/17)
2nd Swimmer In 24 Hours Attacked By Sea Lion Off San Francisco Aquatic ParkFor the second time in less than 24 hours, a swimmer in San Francisco Bay off Aquatic Park in San Francisco has been attacked by a sea lion. Da Lin reports. (12/15/17)
Raw Video: SpaceX Dragon Rocket LaunchFor the first time ever, SpaceX launched a partially used spacecraft and a recycled spacecraft to the International Space Station on Friday. (12/15/17)

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