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Surviving Nuclear Blast Among Latest Disaster-Preparedness ScenariosNuclear saber-rattling between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has prompted people to think about what to do in case of a nuclear explosion. Sharon Chin reports. (11/15/17)
KPIX Sunday Morning News WrapOvernight headlines, a glance at the weather and a roundup of the week's news with Phil Matier, Melissa Caen and Julie Watts. (11-12-17)
Vet Fights To Get Friend Who Died From Agent Orange On Vietnam Memorial WallArmy Specialist James Brady's name would not be on the California Vietnam Memorial, if not for the efforts of a friend and fellow veteran. Wilson Walker tells his story.
Surviving Nuclear Blast Among Latest Disaster-Preparedness ScenariosNuclear saber-rattling between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has prompted people to think about the unthinkable: what to do in case of a nuclear explosion. Sharon Chin spoke with an expert who has some specific suggestions. (11-7-17)
Nuclear Bomb Shelter Business Is BoomingWith North Korea threatening a nuclear strike all the way to the United States, a homegrown industry is exploding as people scramble to protect themselves. Sharon Chin reports. (11/6/17)
At Issue: Diversity Lottery for VisasPhil Matier talks about the U.S. visa diversity lottery system with UC Hastings professor Hadar Avram. (11-5-17)

News

Alameda County Discourages Truancy by Holding Parents AccountableWith the alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials been taking a tough love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)
Basketball Helps Bay Area Man, Left Paraplegic in Brutal Robbery, Rebuild His LifeShot, robbed and left for dead -- all for $20 and a fake gold chain. It happened to Arthur Renowitzky ten years ago and the case is still unsolved. Maria Medina talks with Arthur who battled back from depression to find a new purpose. (11-17-17)
Deadly Friday Evening Crash on Hwy 101 in S.F. Snarls Traffic for HoursA fatal accident on southbound Highway 101 before Caesar Chavez Street involving a dump truck and a Muni bus has blocked lanes of traffic for hours Friday evening. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)

Technology & Computing

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)
Data Often Left Unsecured as Companies Rely on Cloud-Based SystemsChris Vickery spends his days poking around databases looking for sensitive data left out in the open, unprotected on the internet. Turns out, there's a lot to be found. Kiet Do reports. (11-16-17)
Raw Video: Tesla Unveils Electric Semi Tractor-Trailer TruckTesla unveiled its new electric semi tractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. (Tesla video via YouTube)

Crime

Alameda County Discourages Truancy by Holding Parents AccountableWith the alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials been taking a tough love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)
Basketball Helps Bay Area Man, Left Paraplegic in Brutal Robbery, Rebuild His LifeShot, robbed and left for dead -- all for $20 and a fake gold chain. It happened to Arthur Renowitzky ten years ago and the case is still unsolved. Maria Medina talks with Arthur who battled back from depression to find a new purpose. (11-17-17)
Oakland Shelter Gives Refuge to Young Women Escaping Sex TraffickingClaire's House will soon take in girls who have fallen victim to human trafficking. Christin Ayers reports. (11-17-17)

General

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.
FEMA Deadline Lapses To Sign Up For FEMA Debris Cleanup For Wildfire VictimsPeople who lost homes in Napa and Sonoma County wildfires had until 5 p.m. Monday to sign up for FEMA debris removal. Susie Steimle tells us why many waited until the last minute..
Vet Fights To Get Friend Who Died From Agent Orange On Vietnam Memorial WallArmy Specialist James Brady's name would not be on the California Vietnam Memorial, if not for the efforts of a friend and fellow veteran. Wilson Walker tells his story.

Gov't, Politics & Law

DMV Expects Onslaught of Californians Applying for Federal Real IDLines at your local DMV are about to get even more challenging. That's because millions of Californians will have to show up in person to get a new kind of driver license. Katie Nielsen reports from Santa Rosa. (11-17-17)
San Geronimo Golf Course Could Become A New Marin County ParkMarin County could get a new public park if city leaders vote to purchase the San Geronimo Golf Course. Susie Steimle reports. (11/14/17)
San Francisco Isn't Prepared For Recreational Marijuana LegalizationSan Francisco will not have a regulatory framework in place by January 1st, when recreational marijuana becomes legal. Jackie Ward reports. (11/14/17)

Local News

Alameda County Discourages Truancy by Holding Parents AccountableWith the alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials been taking a tough love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)
Deadly Friday Evening Crash on Hwy 101 in S.F. Snarls Traffic for HoursA fatal accident on southbound Highway 101 before Caesar Chavez Street involving a dump truck and a Muni bus has blocked lanes of traffic for hours Friday evening. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)
Oakland Shelter Gives Refuge to Young Women Escaping Sex TraffickingClaire's House will soon take in girls who have fallen victim to human trafficking. Christin Ayers reports. (11-17-17)

National News

Surviving Nuclear Blast Among Latest Disaster-Preparedness ScenariosNuclear saber-rattling between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has prompted people to think about what to do in case of a nuclear explosion. Sharon Chin reports. (11/15/17)
Escaped Killer From Hawaii Recaptured, Expected To Appear in California CourtThe recaptured killer, Randall Toshio Saito, has allegedly had sexual relations with hospital workers in the past. Maria Medina reports. (11/15/17)
'Psychopathic Predator' Escapes Honolulu Psych Hospital, Spotted In StocktonA law enforcement source told KPIX 5 that Randall Saito was in Stockton, California on Monday, but that his location was unknown on Tuesday. Andria Borba reports. (11/14/17)

Politics

Senate Candidate Roy Moore Remains Defiant Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsNearly one week after the first allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore were reported, the candidate for U.S. Senate defied calls from prominent national Republicans to step aside. Kenneth Craig reports. (11/16/17)
Investigation Finds UC Officials Interfered With State AuditUniversity of California president Janet Napolitano is facing criticism after an independent investigation revealed that officials interfered with a state audit into Napolitano's office. Jackie Ward reports. (11/16/17)
Bay Area Cities, Counties Receive Sanctuary Warning Letters From DOJSeveral Bay Area jurisdictions, including the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara County, received letters from the Department of Justice criticizing their sanctuary policies on undocumented immigrants. Anne Makovec reports. (11/16/17)

General

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.
U.S. Defense Department Creates Program To Tap Silicon Valley TalentFrom drones to artificial intelligence, commercial technology is racing ahead of what the U.S. military has to offer. Now the Pentagon is turning to Silicon Valley for help. Len Ramirez reports. (11-9-17)
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.

Internet

Data Often Left Unsecured as Companies Rely on Cloud-Based SystemsChris Vickery spends his days poking around databases looking for sensitive data left out in the open, unprotected on the internet. Turns out, there's a lot to be found. Kiet Do reports. (11-16-17)
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.

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)

KPIXTV

Alameda County Discourages Truancy by Holding Parents AccountableWith the alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials been taking a tough love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)
Basketball Helps Bay Area Man, Left Paraplegic in Brutal Robbery, Rebuild His LifeShot, robbed and left for dead -- all for $20 and a fake gold chain. It happened to Arthur Renowitzky ten years ago and the case is still unsolved. Maria Medina talks with Arthur who battled back from depression to find a new purpose. (11-17-17)
Deadly Friday Evening Crash on Hwy 101 in S.F. Snarls Traffic for HoursA fatal accident on southbound Highway 101 before Caesar Chavez Street involving a dump truck and a Muni bus has blocked lanes of traffic for hours Friday evening. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)

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