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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.

News

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)

Crime

2 Defendants in Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Will Face TrialDerick Almena and Max Harris will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter, a judge in Oakland ruled Thursday. Christin Ayers reports. (12-14-17)
Burglary Suspect Believed To Be Hiding In South San Jose NeighborhoodPolice are searching for a man in South San Jose who is suspected of burglary. Veronica De La Cruz reports. (12/13/17)
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)

General

Alternate Juror Explains Why Kate Steinle Verdict Was 'Spot On'An alternate juror in the Kate Steinle murder trial opens up about why he thinks the jury's not guilty decision was spot on. Katie Neilsen talked to him.
Dozens Hurt In Charter Bus Crash Treated At SF HospitalDozens are recovering after their private charter bus flipped over on the 101 in San Francisco. Da Lin reports from San Francisco General Hospital where most of the victims were taken.
100s Gather At Gun Violence Vigil On Sandy Hook AnniversaryProtesters packed a San Francisco church on the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings to demand gun control. Jackie Ward says Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi told them about a disturbing new gun law.

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)

Immigration

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)
New Federal Charges Filed Against Man Acquitted In Steinle ShootingFederal authorities have charged a Mexican man with new immigration and gun violations less than a week after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder for the shooting death of Kate Steinle. Joe Vazquez reports. (12/5/17)
Under Trump, ICE Arrests More Immigrants With Clean RecordsICE has arrested 10 percent more immigrants with clean criminal records this year than the previous year. Len Ramirez reports. (12/5/17)

International News

Fake Makeup Can Have Real Health ConsequencesA beauty blogger has helped raise awareness of the dangers of fake makeup with real health consequences. Jamie Yuccas reports. (12/6/17)
Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel, Prompting International ProtestsTrump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, prompting international concern and protests. Betty Yu reports. (12/6/17)
Imported Solar Panels Could Face Stiff Tariff Under TrumpThe Trump administration is considering a strong tariff on imported solar panels, which could either help domestic businesses by reducing international competition, or hurt the industry by increasing the price for consumers. Kiet Do reports. (12/4/17)

Local News

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)

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)

Politics

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)
Raw Video: Willie Brown Pays Final Respects To Ed LeeFormer San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown paid final respects to Mayor Ed Lee as his body was lying in repose at City Hall on Friday. (12/15/17)
Raw Video: Ed Lee's Casket Arrives At City HallThe casket of Mayor Ed Lee arrived at San Francisco City Hall early Friday morning, where he will lie in repose. Lee died suddenly early Tuesday morning. His memorial is scheduled for Sunday afternoon. (12/15/17)

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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