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costs. good afternoon. i'm michelle griego. kenny choi is on assignment. right now that plan to create affordable housing in san francisco is being unveiled. kpix 5's jackie ward is live at city hall with more. >> reporter: supervisor aaron peskin just wrapped up a press conference at city hall. the people behind me are still talking about it. affordable housing is on the minds of nearly every bay area resident. and supervisor peskin proposes a 100% affordable alternative including a housing and small business preservation. under the plan there's no demolition of existing housing or small businesses. he says this along with prop c will help the city's housing issue. >> locally we're trying to adopt an alternative that will use 240 underused sites for the development of 100% affordable
housing. >> reporter: prop c is on san francisco's june 7 ballot. it would be a measure to impose affordable housing requirements. a "yes" vote for prop c would support changing the city's charter to increase requirements for new affordable housing developments and a "no" vote would be the city charter as is. from san francisco city hall, jackie ward, kpix 5. in 15 minutes, the protect oakland renters coalition will call on leaders to find solutions for soaring rent costs. members plan to serve eviction notices to the mayor and city council for what they say is a failure to put protections on the june ballot. the group will be outside oakland city hall. in berkeley tonight council members will introduce a comprehensive plan to address the city's housing and homelessness crisis. a councilmember says enough talking, it's time to act. one of the proposed initiatives includes tax and fee waivers for section 8 units. capitelli is also asking for a report on the state of homeless services to understand exactly
how resources are being allocated. late this afternoon, california's high-speed rail authority is holding an open house in san jose. the authority will give an update on the san jose-to- merced portion of the project. the meeting starts at 5:00 at the berryessa community center. it's a "bathroom bill" that's divided the nation and in less than an hour, san jose will decide whether to ban essential travel to north carolina in response to what some think are discriminatory laws. kpix 5's keit do has been following the new developments. >> reporter: at last count there are enough votes to pass this travel ban and so in just a couple of hours, san jose will add its name to the list of governments that are pressuring north carolina. san jose city council member raoul will vote for nonessential travel to north carolina, conventions and mississippi for other events. even though it's not a lot of money the message it sends to north carolina is invaluable.
>> this is not about the money. this is about the statement that is being made. what you're doing is wrong. and they are going to see that. >> reporter: yesterday hundreds of protestors rallied at the north carolina state capitol building with some arrested protesting house bill 2 that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms according to the gender on their birth certificate. last week the department of justice says it violates discrimination laws and threatens to block billions in federal funding and president obama wrote a letter to north carolina public schools urging them to allow students to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice. >> i think that it is part of our obligation as a society to make sure that everybody is treated fairly and our children are all loved and that they're protected and that their dignity is affirmed. >> reporter: a board president
for the billy dee frank lgbt community center. >> to have elected officials take a stand means a lot even if you don't know them even if they are 3,000 miles away. it's very heartening. >> reporter: history has shown pressure works. some laws in georgia and indiana have been overturned. in san jose they are voting on the travel ban in their 1:30 p.m. session. kiet do, kpix 5. bay area companies like apple, google, paypal and lyft have take public stances against the bill. now to campaign 2016, the race for the democratic nomination with two states holding primaries. voters are heading to the polls in oregon and kentucky. bernie sanders is poised to do well in both contests. cbs reporter craig boswell reports, hillary clinton is already looking ahead to a general election matchup against donald trump. >> i heard her going through -- >> reporter: kentucky voters and oregon voters could help
determine who will win the democratic nomination. >> bernie, bernie! >> reporter: bernie sanders is probably going to win both. but hillary clinton has a huge delegate lead and is already preparing to square off against the republican opponent. >> i am hoping and really looking forward to debating donald trump in the fall [ screaming ] ! >> reporter: the money behind clinton is moving ahead, too. >> so you can see there was blood coming out of her eyes. >> reporter: priorities usa a super pac supporting clinton released its first attack ad against trump. this one had people lip-syncing some of his more controversial statements. >> you can tell them to go [ censored ] themselves. >> reporter: fox broadcast host megyn kelly is one of the women trump has had problems with. he sits down with her for an interview airing tuesday night. >> you seem to stay angry for months. >> you know. >> was that real or was that strategy? >> i have great respect for you that you were able to call me and say, let's get together and let's talk.
>> trump's bluntness is just one reason there's still a movement for some republicans to find someone to run as a third party candidate. >> i hope the country gets a better choice than clinton or trump. if it doesn't happen, it doesn't happen. >> reporter: so far, several prominent republicans have said no to an independent bid including ohio governor john kasich. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. >> bill kristol heading the effort to find a third party candidate says he believes we'll know in the next couple of weeks if someone is willing to run against trump and hillary clinton. bernie sanders will host a rally in san jose tomorrow. it's part of his two-day swing through the golden state. tonight he will be in the los angeles suburb of carson to speak to supporters at the stubhub center. and former president bill clinton plans to campaign this weekend in california for hillary clinton. and today clinton's campaign is opening an organizing office in san diego. supporters will officially open the doors there at 5:30 p.m.
more than 700 delegates will be up for grabs when california voters go to the polls in next month's primary. 546 on the democratic side, 172 for the republicans. in an hour and a half, at&t will announce plans to expand the reach of its gigapower service in the bay area. anyone who lives in santa clara, san ramon, mountain view and dublin will be able to sign up for the internet service. san francisco and san jose are also included. according to at&t, it offers download speeds up to 1 gigabit per second. uc-berkeley was named as one of the top ten universities according to a new poll. it has a grade of a plus when it comes to academics, professors, student life and athletics. its worst category was safety which got a c grade. other california schools that made the top 100 are ucla, san diego, davis, irvine and riverside.
new at noon a new resource for uber drivers on the go. the ridesharing service is testing a hotline for drivers in san francisco starting today. it's built directly into the driver's app so there's no extra numbers to dial. this is in addition to driver support centers and in-app messaging. the pilot program will launch in phasings. it's expected to last at least two months. one very lucky man in san jose is $9 million richer this afternoon. lottery officials say the man just passed in his winning powerball ticket. he says that he bought the ticket for the march 16 super lotto drawing and he was the only ticket to successfully match all five numbers. he bought the ticket at a valero gas station in san jose making it a winner, too. the store will get $45,000 in retail bonuses. a boat catches fire on the ocean off malibu's coast. the dramatic rescue that followed coming up. >> plus, working to help keep you safe when an earthquake
happens. the new alert system the governor proposes. that's still ahead. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good afternoon, everybody. you know when the coast is clear, we are the recipient of an offshore flow. that results in unseasonably warm weather. we'll tell you how long this warm streak will last as the news continues. we'll be right back. ,,
that happened last year in philadelphia. in a developing story, ntsb is releasing new findings about a deadly train crash that happened last year in philadelphia. investigators say the engineer of the amtrak train was distracted by another nearby train that had been hit by a rock. they say he might have lost track of where he was and sped up along a dangerous curve before the train derailed. 8 people were killed. the ntsb believes the crash
could have been prevented. >> unfortunately, because of that conscious decision that amtrak made not to install automatic train control northbound, 8 people died. >> amtrak says they have taken full responsibility for the accident and will carefully review the ntsb findings and recommendations. the senate is set to vote this afternoon on three competing plans to battle the zika virus. this follows a request from president obama three-month ago for money to combat the virus. the plan that is most likely to advance is a bipartisan one that cuts obama's $1.9 billion request to $1.1 billion. and right now, firefighters continue battling a wildfire in canada. huge amounts of smoke are filling the air around fort mcmurray. at least 8,000 workers at nearby oil camps were ordered to evacuate last night. 80,000 people have already been out of their homes for over two weeks. the fire has destroyed 2,400 structures so far. new details on a deadly
southern california plane crash. search-and-rescue crews have recovered the pilot's body from the san gabriel mountains in the angeles national forest. that's about 15 miles northeast of los angeles. 57-year-old thomas bruss was traveling from san diego to santa monica at the time of the crash during the thick fog. a boat in flames off the coast of southern california just after 7 a.m. this morning near malibu. fire crews worked to douse the smoke and flames on the boat. rescuers were able to bring the two passengers and their dog to safety. no word on what caused the fire. no one was hurt. with the big one looming, governor brown is asking for state funds to create an earthquake warning system. here's what it would sound like. usgs and academic researchers are developing the system which would trigger when a fault runnures . the early -- ruptures. the early warning system to save lives and the system could be running in 2018.
new numbers show the california landscape disappearing. according to conservation science partners at the disappearing web, every 2.5 minutes, the west coast loses a football field worth of land to human development. it could be seen right here on this map. the dark red shows developed land add the light yellow shows untouched earth. pretty amazing, roberta. >> it is. you know, you want to tell them stop it. you could build in barstow, okay? >> in barstow? not much there. >> love my state of california. good morning -- good afternoon now, everybody. let's head out. this is our live weather camera looking out towards the golden gate bridge. i love this view from sutro tower looking in order. it's hard to imagine in the city by the bay we're surrounded by mountains. currently in san francisco at 78 degrees. but just due east it's 10 degrees cooler in oakland. redwood city in the low 80s same san jose. it's 58 degrees in santa rosa. dana in novato says boy, she had a wind gust up to 16 miles
per hour. quite hot there now. in novato in her backyard at 94 degrees! let's check in with those winds. they have been pretty much row indicating from the west- southwest to the northwest. we have a wind right now in hayward at 13. 12 in san ramon. 14 breezy in livermore. 22 in fairfield. vallejo at 11. niece winds will continue to shift around and in-- these winds will shift around and increase to 10 to 20 miles an hour in the afternoon hours. clearing in the afternoon and then we'll spike this afternoon topping off in the low to mid- 90s away from the bay and there we introduce a chance of ran showers over the weekend both days. right now, high pressure the key component. and it's causing this pressure gradient right here along the immediate seashore so we have a wind advisory in effect from san luis obispo into los angeles. this area of low pressure is going to take a nosedive from the north bringing in the cooler air mass associated with
it. until then, sunshine. across the state strong possibility of thunderstorms in the high sierra through yosemite this afternoon. locally nearly 70 pacifica, 80s bayside, 90 mountain view, mid- 90s away from the bay, 94 towards discovery bay and brentwood. pollen report, yeah, we all have cobwebs today in our throats. it's allergies. unseasonably warm in the bay area today. unseasonably mild on wednesday serving up that cooler air mass on thursday which is quite seasonal. downright cool and increasing clouds friday. rain chances over the weekend with highs only in the 60s so really this is a great night for baseball. oakland a's playing host to the toronto -- no, they are playing host now to texas, right? >> i think that's what it looks like. >> no, it's toronto. yeah. it should be toronto because they got in that big brawl. >> texas. >> oh, it is texas. [ laughter ]
>> okay, it's texas. i can't see that far. texas was in the brawl with toronto. that confused me. jesse hahn on the mound for the good guys. >> i can't see that far away. [ laughter ] >> all right. well, thanks, roberta. new at noon, pfizer just signed a $5.2 billion deal to buy anna core. they hope the acquisition will boost its hold on drug business. they have been working on an experimental eczema treatment. it could be the first new treatment in 15 years. a live look at the big board the. dow down about 198 points. mcdonald's garlic fries are making a big comeback when you can find them back on the menu in the south bay. >> plus, steph curry is hitting bus stops near you. kind of. where you can snap a picture on the reigning's mvp boat still ahead. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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almost like an ornament they're so pretty. it's green, nice and green and heavy for their size. when you get them open, you see this inside here? that's what it looks like. all you have to do is get a spoon and eat it. just like at. it's sweet. it's delicious. it's dessert in the palm of our hands. that's all. dragon fruit. i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. -- oh, by the way, it's great for us. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer, and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. mcdonald's popular garlic fries are coming back. the tasty treat sold out during a trial run last week. mcdonald's will resume selling them today at four of the restaurants in san jose and santa clara. the fries are served in an open tray and are topped with garlic grown in gilroy. mcdonald's is considering adding them to all of its bay area restaurants. turning to the ice now, in just a few hours, the sharks will face off against the blues in game 2 of the western
conference finals. after a loss in game one, the sharks are looking to tie up the series and keep their heads above water until they can return to the shark tank. tonight's game is in st. louis. but you can still join the fun in downtown san jose. fans are meeting at britannia arms pub for a live telecast that begins at 5:00. you can enjoy prizes, raffles and a visit from san jose mascot sharkey. there will also be a collection drive to help the victims of the wildfire in alberta, canada. the golden state warriors are looking ahead to game 2 after a stinging loss at oracle arena. the oklahoma city thunder beat the "dubs" 108-102 last night. but tomorrow, the series continues again at home. tip-off is at 6:00. want to know what it's like to be like steph curry? this week, britta unveiled 10 new interactive bus shelters in san francisco. they let you snap a picture on his boat. the ad campaign tells people you are what you drink and
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>> it's a dramatic event. i mean, tonight's episode packs a wallop and you want to bring some tissues you know. you're going to want to probably if alcohol is not a problem for you, you can have some alcohol. >> not a problem at all. be sure to tune into the heartbreaking farewell on kpix 5 tonight at 8:00. roberta has been telling us today will be the warmest day of the workweek. are you really getting what you pay for on sunscreen? that and more at 5:00. >> captions by: caption colorado email@example.com
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