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social service organizations are in operation to help people file insurance and health claims. rhonda refused to leave her home for the last four and a half days. she scanned the horizon wondering if she would suddenly have to run. she had a cat at home she didn't want to leave. >> we had a lot of looters. so even though we were under mandatory evacuation, we chased looters away from down here. >> we're not quitters. we'll rebuild. you know? that's what we're going to do. that's exactly what we're going to do. >> firefighters also stayed behind to help with the search. the fire has caused some air quality problems from right here
in the bay area. can't see it right now but you can definitely make out the haze earlier today. right? >> the air quality has gradually been improving over the past 24 hours. you saw the haze today and you certainly saw that in the atmosphere. on friday we had multiple fires just to our south and the winds were coming from the east thus putting a lot of smoke in the bay area. a much clearer picture of that smoke is blowing to the east. still seeing issues to our east of the san joaquin valley. it's hard to get that air out of there, that smoke, that haze. likely they'll see air quality issues the next couple of days. here locally, though, the winds that brought fresher air also bringing cooler temperatures. >> firefighters think now it will take longer than thought to
control the fire in monterey county. it's burned 94,000 acres. today they changed the estimate to late september. >> the blue cut fire in southern california has destroyed a landmark around route 66. the summit inn burned to the ground. it's been a stop for classic car buffs. the former owner turned it into a unique restaurant and museum of route 66 nostalgia. >> it makes me sick to my stomach. i know every button, every light switch, every pipe. after 50 years you've had to repair half of that stuff. >> the new owners plan to rebuild. today firefighters held the blue cut fired to just under 60 square miles and containment is up to 68%. a florida family had a huge scare. what was supposed to be a
routine boat ride home turned into terror. the vessel capsizing and underneath, a 23-month-old girl. >> 911 what's your imagine? >> i'm in the river. my boat crashed and i have a baby underwater. >> at 10:30 in the evening, the police received a call under distress. the family was returning from dinner when their vessel struck power lines. everyone was overboard. >> i had charlotte in my hands. i climbed on top of boat and brian was there and pulled me up and we heard kennedy crying we couldn't find her. >> four officers entered the water and pulled nearly everyone to safety except kennedy. >> the rescue did very but luck
was on their side. the 23-month-old was in an air pocket and had a life jacket on. after nearly an hour of searching, the they found her. >> the state hfd not to o. >> this frustration for freshmen at san jose state today. it's time to move in but construction on sop students' new dorms is not complete and that creating a lot of headaches. here's more about the move-in day mess.
>> i'm not too happy about it. i was looking forward to being in the new dorm. >> the accommodation, not exactly what she hoped for. >> reporter: how are you feeling about that? >> i was so upset about it but there was nothing i could do. >> i have to be in my room for two other people and have i a lot of stuff. >> briana's mom is disappointed. >> it not what i expected. >> 20 san jose constitute studen
program. the rej straegs number is going to be traukd pack to the daughter's day. >> more than 40 people registered their bikes tomorrow. it's time for a check on the weather forecast now. drew? >> not only will we have inproving air quality for the second half of the weekends. >> there's live look at our
explore torium camera. you can see the bridge there. you can see pretty far into the east bay. but the cloud will be loweringovertras stays, rook little prchlt. >> at least they're tuesday. 60s and 70s on the board in some sports, 59 in con fran, 63 in liver more and sal ra luns one of kolest case. the marine layer will deepen to about 2,000 feet. that means a lot of cities will wake up with those clouds. hour by hour going to sunday
morning, oakland, hayward, san francisco we go into sunnyyear in the in the. >> about 64 santa rose a and napa a comfortable 76 degrees. in the in the. >> about 64 santa rose a and napa a comfortable 76 degrees. >> the temperatures are going to be pretty uncomfortable. the ocean temperature drops it a degree so going down 59
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