tv KPIX 5 News CBS May 1, 2016 11:00pm-11:31pm PDT
live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> now at 11:00 p.m. a plane powered by the sun about to take off in the dark. good evening. just a few hours from now the solar impulse 2 is expected to be flying over the bay area again. it is taking off in mountain view. kpix 5's maria medina is there with the plane's journey. >> reporter: during our 6:00 p.m. live shot you saw my hair whipping all over the place but the wind has died down in time for their 5:00 a.m. take off. it will take 16 hours to get to phoenix, arizona. saying good-bye is not so easy.
>> tomorrow it will be a good day. the weather man saying good day to fly. >> reporter: in a few hours the solar impulse will take off, but saying good-bye to silicon valley was bittersweet. they visited the bay area a view years ago where the first protoo -- with the first prototype. promising they would return. and they did. he made it 62 hour flight in the plane over the pacific ocean from hawaii. circling the golden gate bridge before landing. turning them into silicon valley celebrities this week. >> we were wonderfully well treated and welcomed. and i think our stay here for one week has been -- [ indiscernible ] >> for several days they watched the weather. the conditions during take off and landing are crucial for the
plane powered by solar paneled. his co-pilot will take the flight to phoenix as they push their message of clean technology. their stop in the bay area is one they will never forget. >> members of the team told me 10 minutes ago i love that city. i love san francisco. >> reporter: all right. that is where solar impulse 2 is sitting before their 5:00 a.m. take off tomorrow. they had the red carpet treatment since they have been here. meeting with several silicon valley execs. they had private meetings. as far as the flight, their journey should end at the end of the summer. maria medina, kpix 5. shooting investigation in san francisco at golden gate avenue in front of the courthouse. a half hour ago two men got into an argument.
one shot the other. the victim is in stable condition. and they are looking for the gunman. he got away on a green motorcycle. and a 14-year-old boy drowned at lake bear yesa today -- bear yesa today -- berryessa today. people across the country hit the streets on this may day. some places the protests erupted into chaos. >> another one. >> police in seattle used blast balls and pep were spray. dem-- pepper spray. two officers were injured. 7 pem are under arrest. in the bay area, peaceful protests. hundreds toic to the -- took to the streets. calling for an end to unjust
deportation. police watched from the sidelines. remembering last year's looting. >> action has never been anything but peaceful. [ indiscernible ] >> and in san jose hundreds rallied near city hall this afternoon to demand affordable housing, better wages and respect for indigenous communities. no food for a week. a group upset with san francisco police are pushing forward with their hunger strike. kpix 5's joe vazquez tells us they are not letting up. >> reporter: outside the mission police station the vigil continues. 11 days in. >> hunger strikers demanding justice. >> reporter: upset about police shootings. five men and women are only drinking liquids. a hunger strike to draw attention to their cause. they will march from here to city hall on tuesday.
they are demanding a meeting with mayor ed lee. >> not just saying like we are going to push to meet with him. we are going to meet with him. >> we told him we are coming. we expect him to be there. >> it will be super tuesday. >> reporter: they have been surprised by the community support. even from some who didn't think they would last a week. >> it is 11. and now we have had people come up to us crying. this is real. >> reporter: in san francisco, joe vazquez, kpix 5. friends and family gathered in livermore today to remember a mother and daughter killed by a drunk driver a year ago. the man left the wine festival. flowers and pictures were put up at a park. they were on a sidewalk when brian jones hit them with his
car. jones had a blood alcohol level almost twice the legal limit. >> drinking and driving and speeding, you kill someone, that is a crash, you killed them. >> police patrolled the wine festival to make sure anyone who had too much didn't get behind the wheel. tomorrow students will hold rallies against possible tuition hike. they are upset about a recommendation that tuition should go up. at san francisco state students will march at noon. they are also protesting cuts that college of ethnics studies. claims that airbnb is playing politics. it donated thousands of dollars into san francisco campaigns. the home sharing site poured $257,000 in to campaigns for
moderate democratic candidates and their issues. it comes days after progressives threatened fines and misdemeanor charges for home sharers violating city laws. >> they are swaying the elections. they drop ad$250,000 in a 25,000 -- dropped $25,000 in a -- [ indiscernible ] . city leaders may put a minimum wage hike on the fast track. governor jerry brown signed a bill raising the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 but san mateo might decide to phase it in faster or raise it hire. the city council meets tomorrow to get input. no steph curry no problem.
eve without the mvp the warriors got off to a winning start. leading the way klay thompson scoring 37 points and draymond green had a triple-double. kpix 5's devin fehely reports fans are celebrating with the win and excided for more. >> reporter: even with their biggest star sidelined fans remain confident. >> it is not going to be easy. they will be just fine. >> we got this. averaging 30 points over. it is good. >> reporter: excitement over the quest for a second championship radiates out. touching every corner of the bay area. families watching together at home, to fans crowding into restaurants and bars across the bay. >> exciting time. when you see your team, they are just exciting to watch.
i mean, exciting time. >> reporter: the warrior nation got exciting news, steph curry predicting he will be back next saturday. >> he is the star player but we wouldn't be here without our depth. >> reporter: the warriors took care of business. defeating portland. they have proven they can win without steph curry. . >> people excited. every game. because of the warriors. go warriors. >> reporter: devin fehely, kpix 5. >> the warriors weren't the only winning bay area team. the sharks have a 2-0 lead over nashville. the score tonight 3-2. a tie breaking goal with 3 minutes left in regulation and the goalkeeper made 36 saves.
we will have highlights from the warriors and sharks playoff wins on game day with dennis o'donnell after this newscast. the race for the white house, hillary clinton and donald trump are turning their attention oeach other. -- to each other. . >> reporter: hillary clinton leads bernie sanders by 4 points ahead of tuesday's indiana primary but she focused on donald trump sunday linking violence to the republican's rhetoric. >> people talk about immigrants, muslims, women, i mean, enough. enough. that is not who we are. >> reporter: donald trump returned fire. he said he would use bernie sanders' words against hillary clinton in a general election. he questioned if she was qualify dood be president after take -- qualified to be president after taking wall
street money. >> bernie sanders said worse than i did. >> reporter: bernie sanders asked super delegates from states he won to switch to his side and conceded he needs to win big in the remaining primary. >> that is a tough road to climb but it is not an impossible road to climb. >> reporter: ted cruz also said not to count him out. >> nobody is going to get the 1237 before cleveland. >> reporter: donald trump leads the latest poll by 15 points. cbs news, new york. >> hillary clinton will bring her campaign to san francisco for a fundraiser friday. barbara boxer and dianne feinstein will join her. ticket prices, $125 to 2700. cruz and washington, d.c.
are working it -- cruise in washington, d.c. are working to clean up a scene where a train derailed. one of the cars was leaking sodium hydroxide. >> the leak has been stopped. we are working to figure out the next steps in getting this cleaned up. getting any spill remediated and returning the trial service. >> no one was hurt and officials aren't sure what caused the cars to jump the tracks. clean up is underway in texas after fierce weather. torrential rains are blamed for the deaths of six people. 60 miles north businesses and homes were destroyed when a tornado with winds as high as 115 miles per hour hit friday night. in arkansas funnel cloud was spotted off the mississippi. several counties in the state are under a flood warning.
and louisiana, people in baton rouge had to take cover as hail pelted homes and cars. back in the bay area, recycling industry isn't seeing as much green these days. kpix 5's wilson walker shows us why it is piling up and why it could cost you. >> reporter: >> the parameters changed. newspaper doesn't weight what it used to weigh. >> for 60 years he has been moving trash. >> now we are recycling 75% of what comes in here. >> for many of those years he could do it at a profit but not anymore. >> i want to prevent it from going to a landfill but we can't keep doing it and not make a buck at it.
>> reporter: it is been a while since recycling was a way of life in california. back then part of the promise was that saving the planet made economic sense, the time, energy and effort spent collecting this would help pay for itself because someone, somewhere would want to buy all of this. well, when prices were high, that model worked. >> china wanted it. taiwan wanted it. >> for years that was california's recycling secret. a lot of our waste wasn't getting recycled here. it was getting shipped across the pacific ocean. >> because china really is the one that is buying our recyclables. >> reporter: when china's economy went into the dumpster so did the price of oil that is tied to the used water bottles.
>> now that the price is down -- that hurt us all. double whammy. >> reporter: sinking into a sea of worthless plastic. >> more plastic. >> reporter: we are no longer selling our used plastic to china, we are paying them to take it off our hands. >> they will take it if you pay them to take it. that is what people need to understand. >> that is very telling, the system needs to be revamped. >> reporter: the director of research, supports the idea, she says our model may be nearing the end of its life stan. >> environment, economic and
social. if it is economically not sustainable it won't work. that is a bottom line. >> reporter: this will soon hit your bottom line when bills rise to prep up a recycling system. >> we will be applying for rising rates. we have to. >> reporter: how much money are we willing to pay to see our plastic pile up? >> piling up. we have to get rid of it. >> reporter: wilson walker, kpix 5. >> good story. beyond california the situation is worse. houston scaled back pick up programs. and waste management, the largest hauler closed 1/5 of its facilities. starting wednesday you will be able to get from silicon valley to london in style. dreamliner service from san jose to heathrow. the daily non-stop will be a first for the airport.
and the first u.s. cruise it cuba in 50 years is sailing away tonight. 700 passengers are on the american ship and they will be the first to dock on the island. it will stop in two ports. someone in san jose will be able to afford a few trips. they won a million dollars playing powerball. a gas station sold a powerball ticket that matches 5-6 numbers and it is now worth $1.3 million. no one hit the jackpot last night so that means the next drawing on wednesday will be worth $350 million. >> we could use that. we will fire up the kpix 5 doppler tonight. a lot of this is really because
of the returns on the radars are ramped up. they increased the sensitivity of it. but earlier in the day they had strong thunderstorms. showers north of res no. mostly dried up. earlier in the day, look that thunderstorms over the spine of the sierra and then fade out as the sun goes down. get rain in the bay area later this week. live towards the bay bridge. mid-50s to the low 60s. and low clouds packing along the shoreline as high pressure relaxes over the west coast and allows it to creep up, onshore flow increases. low clouds in the morning and sun in the afternoon. that adds to the cooling in addition to the fact the high pressure is beginning to come down. it will cool off this weekend. 60s by mid-week. and maybe showers too. unsettled from wednesday into the weekend. it will warm by next weekend
but not like this weekend, where we were into the 80s. maybe wet by wednesday. tomorrow is nice. sunshine after low clouds. mid-80s from redding to fresno. afternoon showers and thunderstorms from tahoe to yosemite and shoreline cooling off. over night lows tonight, low clouds from the upper 40s to mid-50s. nice night in the bay area. sun up 6:12 a.m. tomorrow. highs for the bay area, numbers come down. concord 76 tomorrow. still pleasant in san jose, 77. 71 oakland. above average highs, that will change by mid-week. high temperatures tomorrow, mid- 70s on university avenue in palo alto. 75 degrees. 75 mountain view. union city 73. in the east bay, numbers look
good. mid-70s. warm, fairfield. antioch and brentwood 80s. north bay, more low clouds tomorrow morning before the sun. tomorrow is nice. tuesday numbers come down. wednesday rain as well as thursday from friday into the weekend. expect things to get unsettled mid-week. tomorrow enjoy it while you can. some are calling it cat magic. saturday sap center friday night before the sharks took on the predators for game one, this black cat darted across the ice. officials don't know when it came from but now say they want to find it a home. >> this morning i drove it over to a local shelter. we are going to use this organization to help us see if we could find the owner and if the owner can't be found we
will go through the property procedures to make the cat adoptable. >> it seemed to bring good luck for the sharks. they won 5-2. do you have a gift for mom yet? how much americans plan to spend this mother's day. >> dennis o'donnell from sap, game day on location tonight. the warriors are dominating the headlines but the san jose sharks are flying under the radar as they look to take a 2- 0 lead. vern glenn is at oracle and has the warriors. marcus thompson is on the show. it will be a great one. plenty of room on the bandwagon if you want to coma long. game day, next. ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
s it is game over for one of the biggest sporting good chains. sports authority is closing all stores. filed for chapter 11 in march. the plan was to close 140 stores and reorganization but that didn't fix their problems and now they have to close all stores across the country. including in the bay area. mother's day a week away and businesses are expecting to cash in. americans plan to spend $4.2 billion on jewelry for moms. 4.1 on outings and 2.4 billion on flowers.
finished last but at least he lived to tell about it. a woman has set a world record for a 5-kilometer race in her age group. 100 years old. she took part in the relay in philadelphia. she drew applause even during her warm up. she ran her first race when she was 67-year-olds. we will be right back. ,, on his legendary quest, jack created a breakfast worth waking up for. the triple cheese and hash brown breakfast burrito. with provolone, cheddar, pepperjack, and a crispy hash brown. then he announced it to the world in the most legendary way. ah-hem. ♪triple cheeeeeese!