April 17, 2021

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Angry Warriors Coach Steve Kerr calls on the sports journalist via Tweet On DurantSteve Kerr is upset at how a sports journalist put his comments on a recent podcast comparing the rookie team with 50 losses last year to the 2019 team with Kevin Durant.

COVID: Contra Costa County Expands Vaccination Eligibility for Residents 50+Contra Costa County has expanded its eligibility to vaccinate people aged 50 and over. Andrea Nakano says it’s all thanks to the federal government’s delivery of cans.

COVID: Companies prepare to reopen as more counties in the Bay Area move to the orange plainsThree counties in the Bay Area could be ready to return to the Orange Tier as early as Tuesday. Maria Medina spoke to Santa Clara County business owners eager to reopen.

Asian military veteran attacked in San FranciscoA military veteran was the victim of another worrying attack on a member of the Asian community in San Francisco. Betty Yu tells us more and what efforts are being made to stop these attacks.

Campaign to convert CoCo County’s oldest adobe rancho home into a museumA fundraiser nearly reached its goal of saving and restoring the oldest home in Contra Costa County. John Ramos tells us that one day it could be a museum to fill a void in the history of the Bay Area.

New BART schedule debuts, official schedule for hopeful increase in driver numbersAndria Borba reports on the introduction of a new schedule by BART, which allows further changes, provided that reduced COVID restrictions allow (March 22, 2021).

Monday night weather forecast with Brian Hackney(03/22/21)

Lack of supplies hinders COVID vaccination efforts in Santa Clara CountyThere is growing confusion and concern about when members of the public will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine and whether adequate supplies will be available. Devin Fehely reports. (03/22/21)

San Mateo County regards zero hate tolerance zone as a crime following attack on AsiansAmid a wave of attacks against people of Asian origin in the Bay Area and across the country, San Mateo officials are considering a proposal that would create “zero tolerance” for hate crimes and standardize the local law enforcement response to such incidents. Kiet Do reports. (03/22/21)

MEDICAL MONDAY: Blood clots and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccineCBSN Bay Area speaks to Dr. Malathi Srinivasan of Stanford Health Care on the rare reports of blood clots related to the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine and whether it would affect its launch in the US.

Public outcry pending suspicion of massacre in Atlanta on charges of hate crimesOutrage over those who believe that investigators overseeing the mass shooting case in Georgia should accuse the suspect of a hate crime has swept across the country. Maria Medina reports. (3-21-21)

ASIAN AMERICAN ATTACKS: KPIX Reporter Da LinDa Lin discusses how the attacks on Asian Americans in the Bay Area are not new.

ASIAN AMERICAN ATTACKS: Maria Medina from KPIX talks about experiencing racism as an adultMaria Medina from KPIX talks about the racism that she and her family experienced growing up. Medina often says she didn’t notice until later.

Back to School: Students are returning to Livermore Schools as face-to-face lessons begin for the first time in a yearStudents are returning to Livermore schools as face-to-face lessons begin for the first time in a year

TODAY FORECAST: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamWarm sunny week in forecast for that week

PIX nowHere’s the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (3-21-21)

Asian American Attacks: Andrea Nakano of KPIX 5 on the challenges of growing up races in the Bay Area and JapanAndrea Nakano of KPIX 5 on the challenges of growing up breeds in the Bay Area and Japan

Asians on the attack: the Bay Area reactsKenny Choi and Elizabeth Cook host a KPIX special report on the worrying rise in racial intimidation and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific islander communities in the Bay Area and across the country. (3-21-21)

Asian American Attacks: KPIX 5’s Sharon Chin explains how difficult it is to see the pictures of the elderly victims of the attacksThe Sharon Chin family at KPIX 5 has been based in California since the 1850s. She has older relatives and struggles with the images of older victims of hate crimes.

Asian American Attacks: KPIX 5 reporter Kiet Do recalls being labeled a racial fraud in a car accidentAt the beginning of KPIX reporter’s career, Kiet Do, he covered a car accident in Georgia when an accident victim labeled him a racial fraud

Asian American Attacks: A Guide for Parents Having Difficulty Explaining Hate Crimes to ChildrenThe ongoing nationwide attacks on the AAPI community are forcing Asian American parents to enter into tense, complex discussions about race and racism in their immediate families. Kiet Do reports. (3-21-21)

Asian-American Attacks: Social media surveillance videos silence doubts about Asian-American attacksAsia-American leaders say the recent unprovoked attacks, which were taped, have forced people to act and speak up.

Asian-American Attacks: KPIX’s Mary Lee reflects her family’s long legacy in the Bay AreaKPIX’s Mary Lee reflects her family’s long legacy in the Bay Area