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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.
At Issue: Russia Election Meddling InvestigationKPIX 5's Phil Matier asks Congressman Eric Swalwell about recent revelations at the White House regarding the ongoing investigation of Russian election interference. (7-23-17)

Business

Bay Area Shoppers Swarm to Malls on Thanksgiving to Get Jump on Black FridayKatie Nielsen reports from the San Francisco premium outlet center in Livermore where shoppers were lining up Thursday afternoon and parking was at a premium. (11-23-17)
SJ BART Project May Create 5-Year Construction Zone On Santa Clara AvenueOne of San Jose's main streets could become a long-term construction zone. Len Ramirez tells us that a panel is seriously considering a twin tunnel option for the San Jose BART Project.
Apple Opens New Visitor Center in Cupertino Next to 'Spaceship' CampusThe new visitor center is like an Apple Store on steroids -- it features a showroom, a cafe similar to the ones used by employees at nearby Apple Park and an interactive, 3-D scale model of the new "spaceship" campus. Devin Fehely reports. (11-17-17)

News

Santa Rosa Restaurateur Serves Free Dinner to Wildfire Survivors and First RespondersThis Thanksgiving had a special meaning for survivors of the North Bay wildfires, thanks to John Franchetti, owner and manager of Franchetti's in Santa Rosa. Andria Borba reports. (11-23-17)
Bay Area Shoppers Swarm to Malls on Thanksgiving to Get Jump on Black FridayKatie Nielsen reports from the San Francisco premium outlet center in Livermore where shoppers were lining up Thursday afternoon and parking was at a premium. (11-23-17)
Laidley Street Home Prices Soar as Tech Execs Converge on S.F.'s Glen ParkCentury-old architecture and cottage homes meet enormous, modern construction on the hottest street in San Francisco for high-roller tech executives. Betty Yu reports.(11-23-17)

Gov't, Politics & Law

Nasty E-mail Exchange Exposes Rift in Santa Clara City CouncilDifferences over how to deal with the 49ers and Levi's Stadium have made the environment on the Santa Clara city council fractured and dysfunctional. City leaders called out their colleague for playing what they call the "breast cancer card." Kiet Do reports. (11-23-17)
Valley Fire Victims Endure Long Process Of RebuildingFire victims in Middletown have a message for the wine country wildfire victims: Keep close tabs on the government. Emily Turner talked to one family still rebuilding the home they barely lived in.
SF Mayor Vows To Crack Down On Affordable Housing CheatsIn a city where real estate prices are setting national records, San Francisco’s mayor is vowing to punish cheaters in the city’s affordable housing program following a KPIX 5 investigation. Susie Steimle tracked him down and has the story.

Local News

Santa Rosa Restaurateur Serves Free Dinner to Wildfire Survivors and First RespondersThis Thanksgiving had a special meaning for survivors of the North Bay wildfires, thanks to John Franchetti, owner and manager of Franchetti's in Santa Rosa. Andria Borba reports. (11-23-17)
Bay Area Shoppers Swarm to Malls on Thanksgiving to Get Jump on Black FridayKatie Nielsen reports from the San Francisco premium outlet center in Livermore where shoppers were lining up Thursday afternoon and parking was at a premium. (11-23-17)
Laidley Street Home Prices Soar as Tech Execs Converge on S.F.'s Glen ParkCentury-old architecture and cottage homes meet enormous, modern construction on the hottest street in San Francisco for high-roller tech executives. Betty Yu reports.(11-23-17)

National News

Politicians Move Slowly in Addressing Sexual Misconduct AllegationsWhen it comes to handling sexual harassment we've seen two different approaches of late. While Hollywood has been quick to condemn the accused, the political world has moved more slowly. Melissa Caen reports. (11-23-17)
San Rafael Dad Picked Up By ICE Reunited With FamilyIt was an emotional reunion when a Bay Area father who was taken into ICE custody when he showed up for work 6 months ago, reunited with his wife and children. Joe Vazquez was there.
Talking Politics: Franken Fallout / Taxing CaliforniansPhil Matier, Melissa Caen and former state assembly speaker and S.F. mayor Willie Brown tackle two of the hottest topics in politics. (11-19-17)

Social Media

Survey: Employees Admit Wasting Time At Work On Their SmartphonesEmployees admitted spending one hour and 36 minutes a day doing personal tasks at work. Almost an hour of that is on a smartphone, according to a survey from OfficeTeam.
Cal Students Develop Algorithm To Detect Twitter Bots, Fake News AccountsTwo Bay Area college students may have found a way to expose fake accounts on Twitter known as bots. Andria Borba met up with them.
Trump Reacts to Temporary Deactivation of His Twitter AccountTwitter is taking a close look at its policies after one of its employees single-handedly shut down Pres. Trump's Twitter account. Susie Steimle reports. (11-3-17)

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