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Full Interview: Mistah FAB on Oakland Violence; “Where’s the uproar?” “Rapper, entrepreneur, community organizer and hip hop legend Mistah FAB reflected on a violent year in his hometown of Oakland. This week, police are investigating the city’s 131st homicide – the highest number of murders in the past decade. Interview with Betty Yu.

Christmas deadline: today is the last day to ship packages in time for ChristmasToday is the last day to ship packages in time for Christmas

COVID masks: State-wide indoor mask warrants take effect; San Francisco benefits from an exemptionHealth officials in San Francisco announced Tuesday that the California Department of Public Health will allow the city to keep its existing mask mandate in place.

Today’s forecast: the latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamShowers on tap for Wednesday

Oakland hip-hop legend Mistah FABT opens up about violence gripping his hometownIn an exclusive interview, Betty Yu sits down with Bay Area hip-hop legend Mistah FAB at her Dope Era clothing store to talk about the violence in her beloved hometown and what it takes do about it.

Recent rainfall prompts Marin officials to consider lifting some water restrictionsRecent storms have prompted Marin Water to consider removing some restrictions. Andrea Nakano spoke to water officials and residents.

COVID: Marin students part of massive home testing experiment to prevent holiday surgeWhen Marin County students leave for vacation, they will return home with a COVID-19 test kit. John Ramos tells us it’s part of a massive experiment officials are hoping to wipe out with a post-vacation wave.

COVID: In-Person Graduation Goes to San Jose State UniversitySan José State University has resumed the opening ceremonies in person for the first time since the pandemic. Kiet Do was there to watch the students walk across the stage.

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San Francisco mayor speaks harshly with new crackdown on crimeWilson Walker reports Mayor of London Breed has called for more aggressive policing in San Francisco with new crackdown on crime (12-14-2021)

Farmers in the Bay Area are happy to have the latest round of rainfallMax Darrow reports on farmers happy to take every drop of rain they can get (12-14-2021)

Storm System dumps snow on SierraMarissa Perlman reports heavy snowfall from atmospheric river closing highways (12-14-2021)

After 55 road fatalities, “Vision Zero” still has a long way to go in San JoseDespite efforts to eliminate road fatalities in San José, 2021 will remain one of the deadliest in the city’s history. Len Ramirez reports. (12/14/21)

Accurate weather forecast from KPIXPaul Heggen says more rain is on its way for Wednesday as latest storm system arrives (12-14-2021)

Food for Bay Area Families: Kaiser PermanenteAmanda Starrantino reports that Kaiser Permanente donates $ 150,000 to the San Francisco-Marin food bank. (12/14/21)

More than 100 people remain missing after deadly tornadoes hit 5 statesFour days after devastating tornadoes hit five states, more than 100 people are still missing. In hard-hit Kentucky, officials said recovery could take years. Laura Podesta reports. (12/14/21)

COVID: Bay Area marks 1 year since vaccinations beganAfter the COVID-19 pandemic brought the Bay Area and the world to its knees, relief came a year ago today, as the first doses of the vaccine were given to healthcare workers. Reports by Andria Borba. (12/14/21)

How Mindfulness Can Help While On VacationNeuroscientist Nkechi Njaka explains how vacations can lead to increased stress and mental health issues, and how mindfulness practice can help

SF Playhouse presents “Twelfth Night”The San Francisco Playhouse presents its first production of Shakespeare, with a musical twist. KPIX 5’s Len Kiese chats with executive director Susi Damilano about adaptation and what it’s like to get back to in-person performances

New tools in the fight against COVID-19Dr Maja Artandi of Stanford Health Care talks about new antibody drug that shows promise against the Omicron variant, and the results of a study on a new vaccine derived from plants

RAW: Mayor of London Breed announces crackdown on net crimeSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a new plan to tackle drug trafficking and the sale of stolen goods in the Tenderloin neighborhood (12-14-2021)

Food for Bay Area Families: Marathon PetroleumLen Kiese reports that Marathon Petroleum donated $ 37,000 to the Contra Costa and Solano food bank (12-14-2021)

The Bay Area cleans up the mess left by the Atmospheric RiverTeam blanket of teams cleaning up heavy rains and high winds brought by the atmospheric weather system of the river on Monday (12-14-2021)