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At Issue: Battling the California WildfiresCal Fire battalion chief Mike Marcucci discussed ongoing efforts to extinguish the California wildfires with Phil Matier and Melissa Caen. (10-15-17)
At Issue: Federal Funds for Wildfire ReliefKPIX 5's Phil Matier discusses the California wildfires with U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). (10-15-17)
Interview: Rich Chigga Talks With Big Reid!Indonesian Hip Hop star Rich Chigga stopped by 99.7 [NOW!] to talk with Big Reid about how he got started, his musical influences, his tour and even shared his craziest moment on the road! This is Rich Chigga's first radio interview in the United States!
Talking Politics: Guns Battle / Pelosi AbidesKPIX 5's Phil Matier and Melissa Caen discuss the politics of gun control and the future of the Democratic leader of the House with former S.F. mayor and California assembly speaker Willie Brown. (10-8-17)
At Issue: Gun ControlIn the wake of another mass shooting, Melissa Caen and Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) discuss the possibility that Congress may enact restrictions on certain powerful, military-style weapons. (10-8-17)
At Issue: California's 'Sanctuary State' LawMelissa Caen discusses the state's new "sanctuary state" law and what it means for the Bay Area with UC Hastings law professor Hadar Aviram. (10-8-17)

Local Community

Berkeley Landmark Business Shuts Its DoorsThe Wooden Duck, a custom furniture shop just east of I-80 near University Ave in Berkeley, can't keep up with a changing Bay Area economy -- and cost of living. John Ramos reports. (10-20-17)
FEMA Vows To Help Northern California Fire VictimsWhile FEMA is promising to provide support to wildfire victims, it is also working disasters across 20 states. Joe Vazquez reports.
North Bay Residents Frustrated Over Mixed Messages On EvacuationsEvacuees in shelters expressed a range of emotions Saturday night at a community meeting in Santa Rosa. Janine Marsden's family was told they were safe then, minutes later, were driving through flames in a frantic escape. Jackie Ward reports. (10-14-17)

General

Breaking Into StartupsRubin Harris, co-founder of Breaking Into Startups tells Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi how you can break into tech, no matter what your background is.
Google's Waymo Develops Self-Driving Tech at Central Valley Test TrackWaymo, the autonomous vehicle spinoff company from Google, has built a 91-acre self-driving vehicle test track, the largest in the country, in the tiny town of Atwater. Kiet Do reports. (8-24-17)
Light Tower Landmark Could Be Coming To Downtown San JoseSan Jose boosters have started a non-profit corporation to construct a roughly 19-story tower that would straddle Plaza de Cesar Chavez. Len Ramirez reports. (8-17-17)

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.

Social Media

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)
Google Cancels 'Town Hall' On Gender DisputeGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai canceled an internal town hall meeting meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company's internal messaging service. Maria Medina reports. (8-10-17)
Google CEO Cancels Company Town Hall After Employees ThreatenedGoogle's town hall meeting on Thursday to discuss a harsh anti-diversity manifesto circulated by a now-fired engineer was abruptly canceled: the reason -- threats against Google employees. Maria Medina reports. (8-10-17)

Spoken Word

Hip-Hop Hunger Intervention Feeds Hot Meals To People Who Need ThemHip-Hop Hunger Intervention founders Cindi Carter Hodges and Tanisha Roberson tell BR about the work they are doing feeding homeless people hot meals on the street.
Root & ReboundFounder of Root & Rebound, Katherine Katcher and community activist Watini Stiner talk to BR about the work being done to help former inmates and their upcoming annual benefit on October 5 at The Lab in San Francisco.
Meet The Stars Of 'The North Pole'BR went to the premiere of a new web series, 'The North Pole' and talked to its stars, Reyna Amaya and Donte Clark.

KPIXTV

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)
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)
Wildfire Evacuee Family Welcomes New Member Born in Their Napa HotelA husband and wife who fled the firestorm in Napa County ended up having their baby in a hotel. Katie Nielsen reports. (10-20-17)

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