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Local food banks on a mission to end hungerBarbara Abbott of San Francisco-Marino Food Bank talks about increased needs this holiday season and how the pandemic and supply chain issues have posed additional challenges for local food banks

Omicron Surge Drives More Cancellations, Closures From NYE To SFJustin Andrews reports more San Francisco locations have canceled New Years Eve events due to increase in COVID cases (12-29-2021)

Sonoma Clean Power Donates $ 13,500 to Redwood Empire Food Bank12/29/21

Wednesday afternoon weather forecast with Darren Peck12/29/21

Heavy rains hit peninsula, more snow is thrown in already covered SierraThe team’s coverage of heavy rain and snow forecast for the latest storm system to hit northern California (12-29-2021)

Some Bay Area Counties Reinstate Mask Mandate As Omicron Cases RiseJocelyn Moran reports Contra Costa and other Bay Area counties reinstated mask requirements (12-29-2021)

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Additional weather: measurement of current snow accumulationKPIX 5 meteorologist Darren Peck dives into the current snowpack and explains how that turns into water content benefiting our reservoirs.

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Omicron: Bay Area Counties Tighten Health Orders To Fight Rise In Omicron CasesContra Costa County health officials are issuing a new health order requiring masks to be worn indoors in all indoor public places without exception.

NYE fireworks canceled: Waterfront business scrambles after NYE fireworks display in San Francisco is canceledOmicron fears forcing cancellation of San Francisco NYE fireworks display

Today’s forecast: the latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamEnd of showers, drop in temperature

World mourns loss of NFL Hall of Fame coach John MaddenThe world mourns the loss of NFL Hall of Fame Coach John Madden. He died at the age of 85. Andrea Nakano gives us a glimpse into Madden’s lasting impact on the NFL and beyond.

San Francisco cancels annual New Years fireworks showSan Francisco has canceled the annual fireworks display due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Betty Yu explains that for businesses, it’s a disappointment for one of their biggest parties of the year.

COVID: Holiday Bowl canceled hours before game due to coronavirusThe COVID cases forced the cancellation of Tuesday’s Holiday Bowl college football game between UCLA and the state of North Carolina, just hours before kickoff.

PIX nowKPIX 5 Evening News is on the front page of Tuesday, December 28, 2021.

Theranos: no verdict after 36 hours of deliberation in Elizabeth Holmes fraud trialThere was no jury verdict yet on Tuesday in Elizabeth Holmes’ fraud trial after 36 hours of deliberation. Kiet Do reports from the San José courthouse.

Oakland Raiders Hall of Fame coach and NFL broadcast legend John Madden diesAndrea Nakano reports the sudden passing of former Oakland Raiders coach and legendary NFL colors commentator John Legend (12-28-2021)

COVID: Livermore Hosts National Women’s Basketball Tournament Amid Omicron ConcernsWhile the omicron variant is causing concern in the Bay Area and across the country, more than 100 women’s basketball teams are in Livermore for one of the biggest tournaments in the country. Da Lin reports. (12/28/21)

Bay Area Strengthening Mandates, Tightening Masking Rules Amid Omicron WaveBay Area counties reinstate strict vaccine and set rules as COVID cases rise fueled by omicron variant. Max Darrow reports.

Tuesday night weather forecast with Brian HackneyExpect another night of cooler than average conditions in the Bay Area Tuesday night, with lows in the 1930s and 1940s. On Wednesday, expect showers to sweep through the area as the last two days of the year will be dry. Brian Hackney has the forecast. (12/28/21)

Snowstorm causes persistent road problems in SierraTeam coverage of travel difficulties in the Sierra due to heavy snowfall (12-28-2021)

Delta Dental donates $ 200,000 to San Francisco-Marino food bankKenzie Ferguson, Delta Dental Iris Fluellen, Food Bank of San Francisco-Marino

Omicron-fueled outbreak of COVID cases leads to scramble for SF for testingKenny Choi reports high demand for COVID testing in San Francisco amid wave of omicron variants (12-28-2021)

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