Contra Costa & Solano Food Bank Launches “2 Million Meal Challenge”A Danville foundation will match food bank donations from Contra Costa & Solano up to half a million dollars through May 31. Reports by Betty Yu. (3-25-22)

Beer lovers flock to Santa Rosa for the return of Pliny the YoungerAfter an enforced absence during the COVID pandemic, craft beer connoisseurs flocked to Santa Rosa’s Russian River Brewing Company to sample Pliny the Younger. Reports by Andrea Nakano. (3-25-22)

Dozens displaced by fire in Antioch21 adults and 12 children were displaced by a fire in Antioch on Friday night. (3-25-22)

Game Day: Duke and Arkansas play for a trip to the Final FourCharlie Walter previews Saturday’s Elite 8 game at Chase Center between Duke and Arkansas. The winner moves on to the Final Four in New Orleans. (3-25-22)

Hayward Police Department offers big bonuses to attract recruitsThe Hayward Police Department casts a wide net and offers a lot of money to add officers to the force. reports Shawn Chitnis. (3-25-22)

March Madness Brings Joy to SF Visitors and BusinessesThe easing of pandemic restrictions and exciting NCAA Tournament action at the Chase Center equals smiling faces for fans and the businesses that serve them. Da Lin reports. (3-25-22)

PIX NowHere are the latest news from the KPIX newsroom. (3-25-22)

Testimony ends at Peterson juror misconduct hearingTestimony and proceedings on the fifth day of a hearing of witnesses to determine the fate of Scott Peterson ended shortly after noon on Friday. Reports by Max Darrow. (3-25-22)

South Bay students get advice at inspirational career fairSan Jose East Side Union High School District grade 11 students attended a career day on Friday to learn about jobs in biosciences, health care and public service. Kiet Do reports. (3-25-22)

Despite approaching storm, state will remain in droughtWith low reservoirs and a light accumulation of snow in the Sierra, it is clear that California will end its rainy season in the midst of a drought. Wilson Walker reports. (3-25-22)

Developers reveal radical new vision for demolished Cupertino mallThe former 50-acre Vallco Mall site in the heart of Cupertino has been cleared to bare land, ready for an all-new development plan. reports Len Ramirez. (3-25-22)

Alameda Restaurant Week kicks offCity of Alameda Communications Officer Sarah Henry tells KPIX 5’s Sara Donchey what visitors can expect during Restaurant Week. (3-25-22)

First weather alert Friday eveningPaul Heggen has the weekend forecast. (3-25-22)

Beer lovers line up overnight for the release of Pliny The Younger in Santa RosaJocelyn Moran reports beer lovers are camping overnight at the Russian River Brewery Company to get a taste of Pliny The Younger’s limited release (3-25-2022)

PIX NowKPIX 5 Friday Noon News Update.

The United States Sailing Grand Prix is ​​expected to draw crowds to watch on the waters of San Francisco BayJustin Andrews reports on what the United States Sailing Grand Prix will mean for tourism dollars in San Francisco (3-25-2022)

San Jose police officer, former packer of SJSU football star, commemorated at memorial servicesLen Kiese reports on memorial events taking place over the next two days to remember SJPD rookie officer and former Spartan football player DeJon Packer (3-25-2022)

Biden visits troops in Poland, will meet Ukrainian refugeesSkyler Henry reports on President Biden’s meeting with soldiers deployed in Poland during a trip to address the crisis in Ukraine (3-25-2022)

A closer look at recession riskAre the signs pointing to a recession? What does Biden’s digital dollar announcement mean to us? KPIX 5’s Allen Martin Asks UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business

Episode of the SWAT series directed by Lina EscoKPIX 5’s Gianna Franco talks to SWAT series regular Lina Esco about her first directing experience on the show.

Weather Extra: Fire Season Early PreviewKPIX 5 meteorologist Darren Peck looks at what’s to come during fire season and looks at several more nuanced ways to assess how dry the Northern California landscape is as we enter another fire season. .

CSU system removes SAT/ACT requirementsKPIX 5’s Anne Makovec speaks to CSUEB’s Academic Council and Professional Education Executive Director about Cal State University’s system dropping SAT/ACT admissions requirements.

Travel Talk: With Peter GreenbergKPIX 5’s Allen Martin Speaks With CBS News Senior Travel Advisor Peter Greenberg About Airlines Asking Biden Administration To Drop Mask Mandates

Beer lover’s paradise: Craft beer connoisseurs line up overnight for the release of Pliny The YoungerCraft beer connoisseurs camp overnight at the Russian River Brewery to get a taste of Pliny The Younger’s limited release