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Accurate Saturday night forecastMeteorologist Darren Peck has the latest news on a small earthquake in East Bay and an overview of the Sunday Bay Area forecast. (12-4-21)

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King Tide floods foreshadow future climate change standardThe incoming tide returned to the Bay Area, peaking on Saturday morning. Reports by Max Darrow of San Francisco. (12-4-21)

USF Dons coach aims highThe USF Dons basketball team is 8-0 for the first time since 1976-77. Coach Todd Golden aims to bring this program into the big dance for the first time this millennium. Charlie Walter reports. (12-4-21)

North Bay organizations unite for holiday toy driveCOVID-19 has changed the way holiday toy drives work, but an effort in North Bay is using lessons learned from the pandemic to reach more children than ever before. John Ramos reports. (12-4-21)

Omicron variant increases booster demandAs the omicron variant continues to spread across the country and in the Bay Area, more and more people are scrambling to get a vaccine or a booster. Shawn Chitnis reports from San Mateo. (12-4-21)

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South Bay Retailer Closes Store In Response To Smash-and-Grab Crime WaveA longtime business owner has emptied his store and closed its doors indefinitely amid a series of brazen retail thefts in the Bay Area. Reports by Maria Cid Medina (12-3-21)

Animated projected art illuminates the San Francisco PierSan Francisco launched the nation’s largest map projection event to celebrate the holiday season. Betty Yu reports (12-3-21)

Grieving family members seek justice for slain security guard Kevin NishitaThe family of slain retired police officer Kevin Nishita speak out as Oakland leaders try to tackle the rise in violent crime and murder in the town where he was fatally shot while on duty. Kenny Choi reports. (12-3-21)

New Omicron crates discovered in East BayThe omicron variant has been detected in Alameda County. Da Lin found out how the strain got here and what it means to you. (12-3-21)

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Oakland leaders call for more police to crack down on rising crimeOakland city leaders share proposals to bring back more officers on patrol. Shawn Chitnis reports. (12-3-21)

Raw video: Kevin Nishita’s family ask for help finding the killerThe family of Kevin Nishita, a guard and former police officer who was shot dead while protecting a television crew, have spoken of their loss and asked for the public’s help in bringing his killer to justice.

Caltrans to close Interstate 80 near Fairfield for bridge removalCaltrans will close part of I-80 near Fairfield for 10 hours on Saturday to remove Highway 12 at the I-80 connector eastbound. Wilson Walker reports. (12-3-21)

San Francisco steps up police patrols in Union SquareHoping to reassure holiday shoppers and prevent more thefts from retail businesses, SFPD agents are out in force and visible around Union Square in San Francisco. Reports by Andria Borba. (12-3-21)

Biden administration: “stay in Mexico” migrant policy must resumeThe U.S. government has finalized its plans to return non-Mexican asylum seekers to Mexico as part of a Trump-era border policy that the Biden administration is set to be reinstated. Skyler Henry reports. (12-3-21)

South Bay jeweler says police presence inadequate for threat of crush and seizureSmall traders who do business in outdoor malls and local business districts say they are most vulnerable to theft. Len Ramirez reports. (12-3-21)

Precise Friday night forecastChief Meteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area weekend forecast. (12-3-21)

California Attorney General vows crackdown on retail crimeThe California Attorney General is hoping to send a message to those involved in organized retail crime: If you participate, you will be arrested and prosecuted. Max Darrow reports. (12-3-21)

Family of slain security guard remembers the hero who caredKevin Nishita’s family are hoping witnesses will come forward to help Oakland Police. Kenny Choi reports. (12-3-21)

Raw video: AG Rob Bonta announces crackdown on retail theft ringFive people have been convicted in one of the largest retail thefts in California history, Attorney General Rob Bonta said on Friday. (3/12/21)

Critical report of the murder of Sean Monterrosa by the Vallejo police in 2020A new investigation suggests that a Vallejo police station lacked “objective reasoning” when it shot Sean Monterrosa in 2020 in front of a Walgreens that was being looted.