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Some Bay Area Whole Foods Locations Targeted By HackersWhole Foods is warning customers of several Bay Area locations that they could be victims of a credit card breach involving the chain. Jessica Flores reports. (10/6/17)
AAA Study Finds Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechA new study by AAA finds drivers have become increasingly distracted by infotainment systems in dashboards, which have become much more sophisticated over the years. Jessica Flores reports. (10/5/17)
Better Business Bureau Warning Of Online Puppy ScammersThe Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam targeting animal lovers looking to buy a pet on the Internet. Anne Makovec tells us the pets often don't exist.
Card Controls Let You Control Credit Card Security With Your CellphoneA Bay Area company says the key to keeping hackers away from your credit card information may be your cellphone. Kiet Do reports. (9/20/17)
Car Dealers See Big Benefits From Hiring More SaleswomenThe largest car dealership group in the country is working on hiring more women realizing that, if they don't, they'll lose profits. Maria Medina reports. (9-15-17)
CA Lawmaker, ASPCA Team Up To Stop Practice Of Pet LeasingThe ASPCA and California Assemblywoman Anna Caballero have introduced a bill that would make all pet leasing contracts null and void. Consumerwatch reporter tells us more.

Business

Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Recounts Pervasive Sexual Harassment, Gender DiscriminationRent The Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman tells reporter Betty Yu she has battled sexual harassment and gender discrimination in Silicon Valley. (10/19/22)
At Issue: Election Ads on Social MediaNoted technology columnist and commentator Larry Magid talks with KPIX 5's Phil Matier. (10-22-17)
High Cost of Housing Contributes to Bay Area Jobs LossExperts on the Bay Area economy are waving a warning flag, after employers cut thousands of jobs for a second straight month. Maria Medina reports. (10-20-17)

News

Free Store Opens In Healdsburg For Fire VictimsThere's a unique new store in wine country dedicated to fire victims and everything is free. John Ramos reports. (10/23/17)
Poplar Trees Clean Up Toxic Groundwater By Superfund SiteScientists have found inoculated poplar trees can clean up the soil near Moffett Field in Mountain View. Len Ramirez reports. (10/23/17)
Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Recounts Pervasive Sexual Harassment, Gender DiscriminationRent The Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman tells reporter Betty Yu she has battled sexual harassment and gender discrimination in Silicon Valley. (10/19/22)

Pets

National Park Service Drops Opposition To Off-Leash Dogs At GGNRAThe tug-of-war access to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is over -- and the dogs won. Andria Borba reports. (10-19-17)
North Bay High School Students Work to Save Animals from WildfiresSchools in Napa may be closed but students at one high school are still coming together to use the property as a haven for hundreds of displaced animals. John Ramos reports. (10-12-17)
Neighbors Snarl at Proposed Dog Hotel in San RafaelPlans for a doggy daycare center in the North Bay have hit a snag. Don Ford reports. (10-6-17)

General

Better Business Bureau Warning Of Online Puppy ScammersThe Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam targeting animal lovers looking to buy a pet on the Internet. Anne Makovec tells us the pets often don't exist.
SJ Chipotle Worker Sues For Sexual HarassmentA male employee at a San Jose Chipotle claims he was harassed and groped by his female manager and subjected to a sex "score board" she posted in her office. Maria Medina has details of the case.
Concord Is Competing To Be Amazon's Second HeadquartersThe city of Concord announced it is competing for Amazon's second headquarters. John Ramos reports. (9/12/17)

Crime

Driver Hospitalized In Freeway Shooting On I-380 In San BrunoOne person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after two vehicles were struck by gunfire on Interstate 380 in San Bruno late Sunday night. Sandra Osborne reports. (10/23/17)
Raw Video: Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Santa ClaraUnedited footage from the scene of a police shooting on El Camino Real at Scott Boulevard in Santa Clara early Saturday morning. (10-21-17)
State Legislators Launch Investigation into Alleged Sexual Harassment of a LobbyistThe search is on for the legislator who allegedly attacked a lobbyist, Pamela Lopez, two years ago. Melissa Caen reports. (10-20-17)

General

Wine Country Tries To Finish Grape Harvest Amid WildfiresWinemakers aren't sure exactly how grapes harvested during or after the Napa and Sonoma wildfires will taste as wine. Don Ford reports. (10/16/17)
SFPD On High Alert In Wake Of Vegas MassacreSunday night’s deadly rampage in Las Vegas is prompting heightened security in the Bay Area. With two big events underway,Phil Matier tells us police are not taking any chances.
Oakland Realtor Beaten To Death By SonPolice were investigating the beating death of an 80-year-old real estate agent. The suspect is the man's son.

Local News

Free Store Opens In Healdsburg For Fire VictimsThere's a unique new store in wine country dedicated to fire victims and everything is free. John Ramos reports. (10/23/17)
Poplar Trees Clean Up Toxic Groundwater By Superfund SiteScientists have found inoculated poplar trees can clean up the soil near Moffett Field in Mountain View. Len Ramirez reports. (10/23/17)
Shot Spotters Installed Around San Jose State CampusMaria Medina reports on San Jose State University stepping up campus security with new cameras and high-tech shot spotters (10-23-2017)

Internet

Stanford Communications Network Pulls Double-Duty As Quake Detection SystemA web of fiber optic cables under the Stanford campus is doing much more than just transferring data. As KPIX 5's Len Ramirez reports, it is now acting as an earthquake early-warning system. (10-20-17)
Google Wrangles with City of Mountain View Over Housing, Office SpaceGoogle to Mountain View: if you want to build housing near our campus, we want something in return. Len Ramirez reports. (9-28-17)
Better Business Bureau Warning Of Online Puppy ScammersThe Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam targeting animal lovers looking to buy a pet on the Internet. Anne Makovec tells us the pets often don't exist.

KPIXTV

Free Store Opens In Healdsburg For Fire VictimsThere's a unique new store in wine country dedicated to fire victims and everything is free. John Ramos reports. (10/23/17)
Poplar Trees Clean Up Toxic Groundwater By Superfund SiteScientists have found inoculated poplar trees can clean up the soil near Moffett Field in Mountain View. Len Ramirez reports. (10/23/17)
Shot Spotters Installed Around San Jose State CampusMaria Medina reports on San Jose State University stepping up campus security with new cameras and high-tech shot spotters (10-23-2017)

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