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Oakland businesses switch from cash to credit to stop attacks on AsiansAhead of the Lunar New Year, there’s pressure to change the way businesses in Oakland Chinatown do business. Andria Borba reports on shifting from cash to credit to stop attacks on Asians.

COVID: health experts assess the impact of BA.2. Omicron Stealth StrainA new strain of coronavirus called BA.2 has been dubbed the stealth variant of Omicron because it is harder to detect. Andrea Nakano on her impact on the pandemic.

VIDEO: French bulldog robbed at gunpoint in Castro Valley is reunited with its ownerA French bulldog robbed at gunpoint in the Castro Valley is reunited with its owner.

San Jose becomes first U.S. city to pass gun liability insurance lawSan Jose just made history by becoming the first city in the nation to require firearms liability insurance. Maria Cid Medina receives reactions from supporters and opponents.

Asian American hate crimes: Victim of brutal Chinatown attack sues San Francisco DA Chesa BoudinVictim of brutal Chinatown attack sues San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin amid shocking jump in anti-Asian hate crimes

Port pollution: West Oakland residents oppose proposed open-air sand and gravel storage site at Port of OaklandWest Oakland residents say they are concerned about the dusty air at the proposed open-air sand and gravel storage site at the Port of Oakland

Omicron: Emerging sub-variant of Omicron unlikely to delay lull in COVID pandemicExperts believe there is a coming lull in the COVID pandemic

San Jose Urban Village: Developers hope to turn San Jose’s old shopping center into a new urban villageDevelopers hope to turn Saratoga’s former El Paseo Center into an urban village similar to Santana Row

Today’s forecast: the latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamSunny, warm with lots of pollen in the air

Omicron: Infectious Omicron Subvariant Detected in Santa Clara CountyUCSF infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Chin-Hong on new descendant of highly contagious omicron variant detected in Santa Clara County

Loud train horns: Menlo Park residents want Cal Train’s annoying horns to be silencedMenlo Park is trying to find a way to silence the dozens of honking trains as they travel the peninsula each day

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49ers Faithful: Excitement mounts among 49ers fans days before NFC Championship showdown with RamsFaithful 49ers gear up for Sunday’s NFC Championship showdown

Fentanyl murder charge: Prosecutor charges teen with murder for selling lethal dose of fentanyl to 12-year-old girlThe Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that it has charged a teenage drug dealer with murder for selling a lethal dose of fentanyl to a 12-year-old child.

BART Rescue: Man rescued after falling on tracks at San Bruno BART stationMan Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries After Falling On San Bruno BART Station Tracks

Omicron: Infectious Omicron Subvariant Detected in Santa Clara CountySanta Clara County health officials confirmed on Tuesday that they detected a descendant of the highly contagious omicron variant in two people.

February 15 special election in San FranciscoKPIX 5’s Anne Makovec talks to KCBS radio political reporter Doug Sovern about the school board recall that’s on the ballot and races for Assembly and Assessor-Recorder

Raw Video: San Francisco Mayor Breed and Police Chief Scott Remarks on AAPI Hate CrimesSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott pointed to an increase in hate crimes against the city’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities on Tuesday, new statistics show. from the police department.

Tenant rewards appKPIX 5’s Amanda Starrantino talks to the CEO of Pinata about her app which she says offers rewards for rental payments and could also help improve credit scores

SAT College Entrance Exam to Go Fully DigitalJustin Andrews reports that the move to a digital SAT comes at a time when thousands of colleges and universities have already paused or ended testing requirements.

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San Jose set to vote on ordinance requiring gun owners to carry liability insuranceThe proposed gun liability insurance ordinance is intended to help reduce gun violence in the city, with money going to nonprofits helping victims of gun violence and other services. reports Jocelyne Moran.

San Francisco reports six-fold increase in AAPI hate crimesSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Police Chief Bill Scott announced that the city has seen hate crimes against Asians increase by 567%, from nine victims in 2020 to 60 victims in 2021.

Highway 37: Caltrans will hold a virtual hearing on the future of the Highway 37 corridorCaltrans is hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday to hear from people about what to do with Highway 37 in North Bay.

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