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. >> this is kpix5 news on cbcw. >> firefighters are keeping the flames from reaching the mountain community, but this fire is far from over. it smells like sewage. a stinky problem. what has been causing the odor? a win for the. tonight the wild fire in yosemite rages on the northern border of the park. flames are jumping tree top to tree top. the fire is only 7% contained.
it is edging closer to hetch hetchy road. firefighters are on the fire lines. . >> how long until the fire is completely out? winter. >> months. >> they are trying to keep the fire back and homeowners are nervous. >> reporter: winds up to 20 miles per hour on sunday. >> you don't know with the wind. it is unpredictable. >> reporter: thousands of homes are threatened. strike teams are waiting to protect homes in case this fire takes a devastating turn.
they are trying to stay one step ahead of the fire. >> we want to keep it out of the community of tuoulmne. >> they have everything under control. >> they will keep us protected. >> reporter: thousands of people are keeping an eye on the looming smoke. >> it is comforting to see. >> reporter: they are working around the clock to get the massive rim fire under control. >> it has been a long couple of days. >> reporter: the cost all most $13 million. . >> look at this.
downtown reno is enveloped in smoke. health experts have pollution warnings. poor visibility has restricted air flights for rescues. heavy rain on this area, this driver needed to be rescued. there was traffic on interstate 8. they called for tow trucks to get cars out. the rain will last until tomorrow. a shooting happened at 2:07. someone tried to rob an ice
cream vendor. he is in stable condition. the second shooting was at 2:21 at 104th avenue. one woman, one man has non life threatening injuries. he is still on the run. gun shots at 11th and d street. one dead and one died at the hospital. they are trying to figure out what happened. these are the first homicides in union city in a year and a half. how to get in and out of san francisco without using the
bay bridge? it is closing wednesday night for 5 days. transportation officials say it will get crowded. the bridge will close at 8:00 wednesday night and open the morning of september 3rd. we have a bay bridge survival guide at kpix.com/bridge. military action against syria. hundreds of civiles were killed including women and children. some of the images may be difficult to watch. >> reporter: there is little doubt syria used chemical weapons. wednesday they killed more than
300 people including women and children. after meetings with the unites nations, sunday the government agreed to let the un si of theattack. they say they have never used chemical weapons. the united states is concerned it is too late that they have destroyed evidence. president obama is considering a u.s. response. >> he has prepared options for all contingencies. >> reporter: law makers are cautious about military objection. >> the chief objective is to
secure chemical weapons. >> i would do cruise missile strikes. >> reporter: russia says the u.s. should not take action until the un releases findings. tens of thousands of people turned out to mark the 50th anniversary of the march on washington and martin luther king. even in a progressive city like san francisco, we have a long way to go. here are the numbers showing inequality. >> reporter: equality for all, san francisco has one trend. only 6% of san francisco residents are african americans
but they are half of the population in jail. former administrator spoke. >> we have to dig deeper to find answers for why we have this disparity in a city that is focused on creating equality. >> reporter: collin powell. >> all the progress has been made, but the deem is not achieved yet. >> reporter: this weekend thousands of people marched in washington d.c.. >> we march because in the 50s it was in the till. now it is trayvon martin. >> reporter: on the backs of those who fought equality. >> for them i would not be
attorney general and barrack obama wouldn't be president of the united states of america. >> reporter: there are more on the streets and in jails. >> we are dealing with crime and punishment and race in society. >> i have a dream. >> reporter: 50 years after that speech and on the other side of the country still struggled today. >> we still self segregate. it is a city of san francisco problem. tomorrow a soldier is awarded the highest honor. staff sergeant ty carter will be at a white house ceremony. he is from antioch. he was in a battle 4 years ago. he doesn't like to take credit,
but he will bring attention to post traumatic stress disorder. new zealand has reason to celebrate. they sailed past competitors. they are sailing for the america's cup. kpix5, they are up against stiff competition. >> reporter: an air show and fireworks, but it is just part of the team racing against oracle. new zealand whisked out of the fog against italy. >> we want to bring home the cup. >> reporter: the summer saw and
andrew simpson killed and a rudder change. it was tossed out by a sailing jury. bay area sailing fans flocked to watch and defend the races. >> i can't think of a prettier venue. the excitement is there and it is doing a great deal for the sport. >> reporter: the catamarans continued. >> the louis vuitton cup. >> it is hard to say what their strength is. >> reporter: oracle nosed over
during a training run on the bay. no one was hurt, but it took months to complete $2 million worth of repairs. they were back on the bay catching up. they are now known as the kiw is. >> and the sailing show down starts september 7th. a foul odor. >> it is making us sick. >> neighbors are pinching their noses. how california grape growers operate. high 80s in the inland
take the stench coming from dried-up lagoon. k-p-i-x 5's brian webb talked to . >> people are saying enough is enough. they can't take the stench from a dried up lagoon. >> reporter: something is fish around a spinnaker neighborhood. when the rain stops falling the water will not even reach the lowest levels. it leaves a moist chalky bottom that wreaks to high heaven. >> reporter: the pipes are the problem. they are broken and hardly letting water in from the bay. today it is hardly a trickle. >> it gets warmer and those
organisms decay. the stink. >> reporter: the city has turned their nose and each blame each other. >> i have been on medication for 6 months. i am not happy about it. >> it is makes us sick. >> until pipes are repaired and rainfalls, this neighborhood will continue to stink. from san rafael, kpix5. >> they may be able to allow a small amount of water to flow into the lagoon. skies over napa valley, how
remote controlled aircraft could make agriculture easier. >> this is new for california. >> reporter: they are testing as a cheaper option for vineyards. it could be used for herbicides. the chopper is so precise, it could treat a single row of vines. > you have the ability to go to smaller areas and fly slower. the precision is greater. >> you still need a pilot. >> i like to be called an operator, but i am a pilot.
>> it is 141 pounds dry. it is a 200-pound aircraft. >> they have been around a long time. they have been in use for 2 decades. currently there are 2400 of them in use. the test is scheduled to continue for at least a year. don ford, kpix5. a look ahead at the forecast. >> reporter: we have overcast skies as we look at san jose. the low is mid-60s. the winds are out of the west,
kind of breezy in oakland. we will have cloudy skies overnight. monday morning it will start great and end up with blu skies. we have 80 in mountain view. a couple degrees above average. tonight in the 50s and even the low 60s we have comfortable weather. marine layer is deep. a little bit of drizzle for the commute. we have school time. clearing in the evening hours. we have tropical moisture and a
tropical depression in the desert southwest. we have high pressure building. the temperatures are going nowhere. pretty status quo. 80 in santa clara. morgan and gilroy. inland into the low and mid- 80s. closer to the bay water you have 70s. a little ernorth. how about the 7-day forecast? again just a little bit warmer tuesday and wednesday otherwise temperatures will be pretty stagnant. that is the pinpoint forecast. stay with us. the cw will continue after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
he gave up 6 runs. a's are 2 and a half back. bogey picks up a win. piratespulls out of the pit he runs into the tire changer. he received a penalty. instead of winning he finished 15th. will power, the tire changer would win at sonoma. we will talk about it with will power. >> he really thinks there was intention. that tire changer, who
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