TRAVEL WOES: Staff shortages cause by surging COVID cases lead to SFO flight


Christmas Cheer: Time-Honored Tradition Of Christmas Giving Lives On In San Jose NeighborhoodDavid Pusateri has spread Christmas cheer to an entire San Jose neighborhood for decades, even during the pandemic.

Last Minute Shopping: Shoppers crowd into stores making last minute Christmas purchasesShoppers crowd into stores making last minute Christmas purchases

Students Rising Above Year End Special — Part 4Across the San Francisco Bay Area young people are overcoming great odds on the way to bright futures

Students Rising Above Year End Special — Part 3Across the San Francisco Bay Area young people are overcoming great odds on the way to bright futures

Students Rising Above Year End Special — Part 2Across the San Francisco Bay Area young people are overcoming great odds on the way to bright futures

Students Rising Above Year End Special — Part 1Across the San Francisco Bay Area young people are overcoming great odds on the way to bright futures

PIX NowFriday night headlines from the KPIX 5 newsroom

HOLIDAY SHOPPING: ‘Light At The End Of The Tunnel’ For Small Business MerchantsSmall businesses on the San Francisco Peninsula finished up the holiday shopping season on Friday grateful for the support they received in the second year of the pandemic.

TRAVEL WOES: Staff shortages cause by surging COVID cases lead to SFO flight cancellationsTravelers at SFO scramble for re-bookings amid 41 Christmas Eve flight cancellations as airlines suffer staffing shortage cause by COVID cases

TENDERLOIN: What’s Next For The Tenderloin In The Wake Of A State Of Emergency DeclarationAfter hours of debate, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted overwhelmingly to approve Mayor London Breed’s proposed state of emergency for the Tenderloin District.

Holiday Weekend Forecast: Stormy Christmas holiday weekendRain for the San Francisco Bay Area and more snow for the Sierra through Sunday

Holiday Travel Nightmare: Staffing shortages amid a surge in COVID cases triggers holiday flight cancellations at SFOTravelers at SFO scramble for re-bookings amid 41 Christmas Eve flight cancellations as airlines suffer staffing shortage cause by COVID cases

COVID Tests: Long line at West Oakland COVID testing site amid growing concerns over the omicron variantWith demand running high amid a surge in omicron cases, there was a long line at a COVID testing site in West Oakland — one of the few open on Christmas Eve.

Holiday Travel Woes: COVID Related Staffing Shortages Leads To More Than A Dozen SFO Fight CancellationsOn the busiest travel day of the year, airlines canceled of flights at SFO as the omicron variant jumbled schedules and drew down staffing levels.

Raw Video: Scene of Shooting on Interstate 680 in DanvilleA shooting on Interstate 680 in Danville late Thursday night left one person critically injured and shut down all northbound lanes for several hours during the investigation.

People Wanting To Give To Others During Holidays Can Always VolunteerSteve Pogue, Food Bank Volunteer
Liz Berry | Redwood Empire Food Bank

Shortage of Glass Bottles Impacting Wineries, DistilleriesWineries and distilleries are the latest to be affected by supply chain issues. That’s because there’s a shortage of glass bottles, and it could impact your holiday cheer. Michelle Medina reports.

Holiday Travelers Brave Omicron Surge, Flight Cancellations in Trek Home for HolidaysAirlines are blaming the omicron variant for canceling dozens of flights as families try to head out for the holidays.
Justin Andrews reports from San Francisco International Airport on the frantic travel rush.

Overturned Gasoline Tanker Truck Shuts Down Northbound I-680 In Fremont; Homes EvacuatedA crash involving a gasoline tanker truck shut down all lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Fremont Friday morning and the spill prompted the evacuation of dozens of homes near the crash site.

Raw Video: Scene of Car into Water at Martinez MarinaA person was found dead inside a car that apparently drove off the pier at the Martinez Marina late Thursday evening.

Democratic Lawmakers Call For Vaccine Mandate or Negative COVID Test For Airline PassengersMillions of travelers are still sticking to their holiday plans, but things at airports could change soon if some lawmakers get their way. Justin Andrews reports.

Friday Morning Weather Forecast with Mary Lee12/24/21

Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Northbound Interstate 680 In FremontA multiple-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck has shut down all lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Fremont Friday morning.



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