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this is kpix5 news. wild, wild winds blasting the bay area, taking down trees and knocking out power. and good evening. winds are gusting to more than 40 miles an hour in some spots. this was the scene a little over an hour ago as a tree toppled on to a house hitting a homeowner. you can see the homeowner is lucky. he is doing okay but he was taken to the hospital. and take a look at this. the nike store at the bay street mall in emeryville fell off of the building and on to the street. a couple cars damaged but nobody hurt. the wind is causing power problems, about 500 people were left in the dark after a tree hit a power line. the electricity went out on treasure island and a 5600 customers in san francisco were out. the temperatures are also falling along with some rain. this is the view from our
camera over at sfo. >> the national weather service issued a weather alert. the whole blue area, just about the entire bay area including the santa cruz mountains, winds 40 miles an hour. strong gusts 55 miles an hour. how windy is it? so far in the last escape minutes we picked up to 46 mile-an-hour wind gusts. when are the winds going to subicide? it looks like as we approach the morning commute we are blustery in the overnight hours, 24-27 mile-an-hour winds. sustained along the coast and the bay. 24 in san jose and during the day as the air of low pressure begins to break up as it goes to the south we will see the winds easing up. i would consider it a breezy day for the most part. we are tracking the rain. we will talk about our live radar coming up later on in the
newscast. >> thank you, roberta. >> we are getting our first look at a state report. it goes so far as calling the owner an enme to the health, welfare and morals of the people lives inside. >> reporter: we get our first looked in of the elder care home shutdown by the state. not exactly five-star accommodations but liveable. >> nobody has been abandoned. >> reporter: the owner's attorney agreed to talk to us if we did not show his face. he says there were two gar givers and a cook on duty caring for 14 patients as required by law. and the state concerns over issues like background checks were being addressed with no offer of assistance from the state after the doors closed. >> so, you are in a catch-22
situation. you can not take care of the people you are supposed to transfer them. but, there is no resources to transfer them. >> reporter: we poured over the state's report citing a long list of violations from locking residents inside, inadequate amounts of food, sometimes spoiled, human urine and feces. the sheriff's spokesman on saturday called the situation unacceptable. >> you have to imagine there are people bedridden in there. no way to fend for themselves. for them to be left behind it is terrible thing to do. >> reporter: the owner's attorney says she has a heart of gold. losing money by caring for the elderly on fixed income until she was sick herself then did the best she could. >> her commitment to caring for folks is evident by the fact she has all of these residents here that nobody else is willing to take. >> reporter: at the end of the
report it requested the owner never own, work or be associated with a facility like this ever again. back to you. and tonight we are hearing from the family caught in the middle of the wild police standoff in roseville. they told us about the moment they came face-to-face with the suspect inside their own home. >> we heard the police officer telling everyone to get inside. so, they were just too close for comfort. we went into her bedroom. >> it is a stunning account from a mother who's home was suddenly under siege. as soon as she heard the warning calls from the officers she, her husband and 15-month- old baby hid in their bedroom. never expecting moments later an armed standing man would choose her home as his hideout. >> we barricaded ourselves in a room and we started smelling gas while we were on the phone with 911. i went into panic mode. >> reporter: at one point he turned on the gas, well e
her stilled in. >> i opened the blinds and started waving so they knew somebody was there. the 911 dispatcher was talking to them at the same time. >> she escaped by climbing out of the window while her head blocked him from coming. then a shootout between that window and the officers. >> all i was focusing on was keeping my baby safe. >> the man there was not in his right state of mind. >> we had several encounters with him and it was violent, terrifying experience. >> reporter: this is video of her clutching her baby. seconds after she was able to escape out of her window. she left home safely but it is now in shambles. >> it is a moment, it is uninhabitable. >> reporter: he surrendered and the family in the home he was holed up inside, they are thankful. >> i need to thank all of the police involved and my heart goes out to the families of the men that were injured.
we came very, very close to being injured. i am grateful my home is safe. >> reporter: she says her home was torn apart and it will be awhile before she can go back. back to you. >> the family is staying with relatives. a young brother and sister, killed by a drunk driver were remembered today on the 10th anniversary of their deaths. 10-year-old troy and his 7-year- old sister alona were struck by a car in danville. the driver, a 45-year-old nanny had taken prescription drugs and alcohol. she was convicted of second- degree murder and serving a 30 year prison term. a shooting suspect is in serious condition tonight after the police opened fire on him in san francisco's marina district. the police responded to a report of a fight between two people at 12:30. the suspect reportedly shot at the victim before running away. the officers caught up with the the suspect a few blocks away and when he did not cooperate
they shot and wounded him. a 19-year-old is dead in as many as -- and as many as seven others injured after a shooting last night. the police say a group of teens heading to a party from the south bay stopped on princeton avenue to fix a flat tire. minutes later someone in a white suv pulled up and fired multiple shots before driving away. no word on a motive. >> marin county jurors will hear from the trial of max wade. he is accused of stealing a lamborghini in a dealership in 20skphrefpb on trial for the attempted murders of -- 2011, and on trial for the attempted murder of a class mate she was infaterated with and her then boyfriend. he insists his client did not do the shooting. a bay area complex is sued
for discrimination. the owners of the woodland garden apartment in fremont discriminated families with children biprohibits children to may in the grass. prosecutors are seeking monetary damages and civil penalties. well, b.a.r.t's unions will vote on a contract agreement this week f. it is approved we should be strike free for another four years. but, what happens after that? efforts are already underway to make sure there will not be a next time. >> so, clearly something wrong at bart when it -- b.a.r.t when it comes to collective bargain eninging. a bush to ban future b.a.r.t strikes saying something needs to be done. >> there is a pattern that it goes over and over again. >> reporter: with so many politics keeping cozy relations with labor unions a strike ban may never get off of the ground. >> i don't believe that any
politician in sacramento wishes to survive is going to stick his neck out. that is become almost like a third rail. >> reporter: a no-strike measure could gain steam as a voter initiative. other large transit agents have them in their contracts but the california labor foundation says there should not be one for b.a.r.t. >> important for workers to be able to express themselves and to try to force good faith negotiations. >> reporter: he says there are other things a legislature can do like getting an auditor to slitifiy the numbers months before the end of a contract. he says the strike has taken its toll on the public's faith in mas transit in general. >> this comes at a time we are at a fiscal cliff in california. our infrastructure is going to fall apart and get the voters to support rent increases. >> as for the contract, b.a.r.t unions are voting on later this week, the agreement includes the same provisions that allow b.a.r.t strikes this year including the one that bars
b.a.r.t management from training replacement workers until a strike begins, back to you. transportation committee will likely hold a hearing on a possible strike ban before the next legislation starts in january. coming up, the big bay area city pushing for tighter gun control. a tanker truck explodes on a california freeway. tending a river of flames into a -- sending a river of flames into a neighborhood. the music world loses a legend. the life and legend of lou reed. over the next 40 years the united states population is going to grow by over 90 million people, and almost all that growth is going to be in cities. what's the healthiest and best way for them to grow so that they really become cauldrons of prosperity and cities of opportunity?
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scene in southern california this morni i didn't think we were going to make it out. but we did. >> cell phone video captured a chaotic scene in southern california. a tanker, carrying 8,000 gallons of crude oil crashed into a sidewall on an l.a. county freeway. dangled above the railroad track before bursts into flames. the fire spread to a nearby residential street threatening homes and burning a handful of cars, two people, including the driver, were hurt. gun control is one of the
country's most controversial issues. now a bay area city is taking the lead with a gun safety measure on the november ballot. but, as kpix don knapp reports, the measure worried gun advocates. >> how about you go there and i will go there. >> you want to do the loop in? >> reporter: cheryl and don are campaigning for gun safety law for sunnyville. >> hello. >> hi. hey, can i talk to you a minute about measure c? are you familiar with measure c? >> reporter: promoters say it does a few things to approve gun safety. it requires owners to report stolen guns, keep them locked or disabled and requires dealers to report amin addition sales. >> it is the spur for all of this. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary school shooting that took the lives of 20 1st graders and 6 adults. think national, act local campaign promoted by the mayor,
a retired fire captain. >> we hear it every day. young adults finding weapons in their homes and going somewhere, to school or -- just this past week we had two shootings in schools involving teachers and that, it has to stop. >> reporter: they put the measure on the ballot and private donations. volunteers do all of the rest. >> two of the public schoolteachers have been killed, by their students. i had a student who picked up a gun laying around and killed his sister. >> gun measures worry them. >> there is a fear, once you start breaking ground you will lose more than you expected. >> reporter: chris chamber says licensed gun dealer in sunnyville. >> if sunnyville is the only place that has these measures i know my customers they will go to the next town and buy ammunition, they don't want people looking at what they are doing and punching. >> reporter: they are working on ways to prevent sales from moving to other communities by offering to work with citizens in those communities to draft
their own versions of a measure c. back to you. >> the nra told them they will fight it. and a lawyer said they will represent the city without charge if they sue. the inaugural war fest, business owners created the event to make up for the canceled fleet week festivities. activities included a chowder competition and arts and crafts fair and a demonstration kitchen by top chefs. >> i think it is great. it brings some locals, a lot of people that are tourists that are coming through here. i think plan b is good. >> we knew we could not do what fleet week brings but we wanted to do the visitation that we get in july or august. >> organizers are counting on fleet week to come back next year but war fest may be an annual event as well. take a look at.
this another incident that could be the work of tonight's winds. an hour ago this fell on the transformer in san francisco. nobody was hurt. it is not clear if the accident was responsible for power outages. roberta is talking about the wind and then rain coming in. you have been busy. >> very busy. and i really enjoy social media, you can hear from people where the winds are gustiest. we heard from vanville and oakland has been receiving winds up to 46 miles an hour as well. good evening, everybody. also the other side of the coin happens to be impending light rain. that is right. the radar. right now in search of any raindrops. sure we have been picking up heavy drizzle. all with the deep marine layer. right there. the area of low pressure of concern at this hour. coal fax getting nailed with moderate to heavy rain at this time. and look at the pink on the screen and the white. we have light snowfalling in
blue canyon and truckie. tphauls tahoe city according to one person. see this right here, wind advisory for the entire bay area and the santa cruz mountains, some wind gusts and just how windy is it? 46 miles perhour, sfo, in oakland. napa at 40 and livermore at 35. the number one question everyone is asking when will the winds subicide? take a look in the overnight hours, not much change. however we are still now under 30 miles an hour for the most part but for santa cruz by the morning commute. i would count it a breezy day, all day, on monday. just not as windy as it is at this hour. so, just gradually decreasing winds from now until 3:00 a.m. this is the bay bridge, cloudy sky, hint of drizzle as well.
sanfrancisco, a cool 54, when you throw in a wind 26, it feels downright raw outside. we are in the 50s, tumbling into the 40s tonight. 44 redwood city and this 40 for mountain view. all right, this is interesting. this is the area of low pressure right this. and it is taking thissed in track around the spine -- this inside track of the spine of the area. go to clip the bay area, bringing us the isolated scattered shower for your monday. you will notice right here taking the inside track so east bay and then it scoots and digs down into the southerly direction we have the rain chances for the most part. we will see wet pavement around the santa cruz area and morgan hill, gilroy and dipping down to monterey bay. we will see accumulations up to 1/10th of inch. that is about it. backing to the south to santa
cruz. but, that is really dangerous. keep that in mind. a lot of people come close to the surface with that rain. the first rain of the season i want to say. cloudy, windy, isolated shower with an overnight hour. same holds true for your monday. the snow level in tahoe, about right around six,000 feet, 4-8 inches expected. now, the temperatures, again, this is the other side is of the coin. 10 degrees above normal for this time of the year. and san skwroes a well below average by a good nine degrees, we will pinpoint year forecast, clouds, winds, cool temperatures, 50s and 60s, 63 degrees in concord when we should be at 73 degrees. we have the cool conditions continuing on tuesday. minussing the wind and minus -- minussing the wind and then any rain. and then the transition rain, and then a few clouds rolling into the picture next weekend. holly wean will be "boo-tiful". >> all right, thank you very
has a look back on his lifed career. (natz) lou reed was the driving force behind the legendary cult rock legend lou reed died today. we have a look back at his life and career. >> reporter: he was the driving force behind the cult band "velvet underground." [music] >> reporter: the band never achieved widespread commercial success but many credit the group with revolutionizing rock in the 1960s and '70s and having influence on future musicians. "walk on the wild side" was his only top 20 hit but songs "pail
blue eyes" became standards. [music] the singer led the way as a they collaborated like none before with filmmakers and artists including andy warhall. >> that is why the records sound the way they sound, that is why nothing changed. andy said, you don't -- don't change anything. leave it alone. >> reporter: they were inducted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame in 1996. the native was a hard drinker and drug user. he underwent a liver transplant earlier this year and later called himself a triumph to modern medicine. back to you. >> lou reed was 71 years old. we'll be right back. ,,,, the great american novel.
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