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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

Bay Area Pot Dispensary Gears Up for Green Rush in New YearNew Year Day is also being called "Green Monday" That's when the sale of recreational marijuana becomes legal in California. KPIX 5's Jessica Flores visits one pot club that just got the new license required to start selling on Jan. 1. (12-15-17)
California Lawmakers Weigh Options to Soften Federal Tax Bill ImpactA strict limit on state and local tax deductions will hit many Californians hard. Melissa Caen found out that state legislators are looking at some maneuvers which could soften the blow. (12-15-17)
Wealthy Silicon Valley Home Buyers Squeezed in Luxury Housing CrunchEven two and a half million may not buy you a home in the Bay Area these days. Len Ramirez reports from Los Gatos where the shortage of luxury homes is making it tougher on everyone. (12-15-17)

Technology & Computing

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)
FCC Likely To Unravel Net Neutrality RulesThe Federal Communications Commission is expected to repeal rules regarding "net neutrality," which requires internet providers to give all websites the same access and speed. Jackie Ward reports. (12/14/17)
Facebook Responds To Criticism From Former ExecutivesFacebook is responding after two former executives, including the company's first president, criticized the social network over the addictive effects of social media and spreading of misinformation. Jackie Ward reports. (12/13/17)

General

Aladdin Star Adam JacobsAladdin star Adam Jacobs talks to Bay Sunday's Kenny Choi about the hit Broadway musical now playing through January 7 at SHN San Francisco.
'Broken Seeds' Tells Story Of A People Through Classical Indian Dance, ArtArtistic Director of Nava Dance Theatre Nadhi Thekkek and Oakland-based artist Rupy C. Tut talk to Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi about 'Broken Seeds Still Grow.'
Meet Singer Em RossiEm Rossi may only be 19-years-old but she's got the voice of an old soul. She'll be performing at Mystic Theatre in Petaluma on October 1 benefiting the Walk to End Alzheimers.

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 Lawmakers Weigh Options to Soften Federal Tax Bill ImpactA strict limit on state and local tax deductions will hit many Californians hard. Melissa Caen found out that state legislators are looking at some maneuvers which could soften the blow. (12-15-17)
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)

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

California Lawmakers Weigh Options to Soften Federal Tax Bill ImpactA strict limit on state and local tax deductions will hit many Californians hard. Melissa Caen found out that state legislators are looking at some maneuvers which could soften the blow. (12-15-17)
Wealthy Silicon Valley Home Buyers Squeezed in Luxury Housing CrunchEven two and a half million may not buy you a home in the Bay Area these days. Len Ramirez reports from Los Gatos where the shortage of luxury homes is making it tougher on everyone. (12-15-17)
Mourners Pay Respect to Late SF Mayor Ed Lee at City HallEd Lee's body lay in repose in a closed casket draped with the American flag, behind velvet ropes. Lee died early Tuesday after collapsing at a grocery store, leaving the city reeling from shock and dealing with the logistics of selecting a new leader. Susie Steimle reports. (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

Bay Area Pot Dispensary Gears Up for Green Rush in New YearNew Year Day is also being called "Green Monday" That's when the sale of recreational marijuana becomes legal in California. KPIX 5's Jessica Flores visits one pot club that just got the new license required to start selling on Jan. 1. (12-15-17)
Galileo Academy Lions Pin High Hopes on Short QBVern Glenn goes toe-to-toe (actually, back-to-back) with Adrian Poot, the shortest guy on the Galileo Lion football team. (12-15-17)
Food for Bay Area Families: Central Garden & Pet Donates to Food Bank of Contra Costa & SolanoNiko Lahanas, with Central Garden & Pet presented a check for $10,000 to Larry Sly, with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. (12-15-17)

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