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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. now at noon, a north bay high school closed while police search for three murder suspects. this after two students were shot and stabbed in novato last night. good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. one of those students is dead and the other is in the
hospital. kpix 5's anne makovec joins us live from the school, where a press conference just wrapped up. anne. >> reporter: this is a small community. so a lot of questions about these two students shot and stabbed. we don't know their identities, nor the identities of the attackers. >> this is an incredibly tough time for our community and i know novato will pull together. >> reporter: at about 5:30 last night, a teenager called 911 to report he had been shot and stabbed near the end of fairway drive. as he was rushed to the hospital, officers combed the open space nearby and found a second teenager shot dead. the only description of the suspects, three hispanic men. neighbors say they saw a white sedan speed from the scene. >> a lot of people are providing us information. we are able to put these pieces together, which is painting a better complete portrait of what took place. >> reporter: officers are
combing the trails for more evidence. a spokesman says he doesn't know the attackers' motive but he will say -- >> there's no further threat to the community at this point. >> reporter: novato high school remains closed today. >> the length that we know about with the students were right here at novato high school, so we have some concerns about what might happen with that. >> we can expect more news on this case this afternoon according to the sheriff's department that might include information on arrests. live in novato, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> new at noon, the chp revealing for the first time it's made five arrests in the east bay shootings. that's all they are saying. kpix 5's da lin says the shootings prompted an emergency meeting this morning by fire mayors -- by five mayors whose cities have been impacted. >> reporter: five mayors are asking governor brown for money to stop freeway shootings on i- 80. they signed it today. they want to get it to the desk today if possible.
the mayors would like to install cameras at freeway on- and off-ramps stretching from el cerrito to hercules. there have been close to 30 freeway shootings since late last year many of those on 80, some on 4. now, there are existing cameras on parts of i- 80. some mayors believe the on- and off-ramp cameras would capture license plates and help police track down the shooters. >> i would like to see this done as soon as possible. i firmly believe that the state has the ability to enhance their freeway cameras to get reporting. that's the first step. we have to tell the public more importantly the gangsters that, hey, what's going to happen on the freeway is going to get recorded. >> reporter: police believe many of the recent shootings are targeted and gang-related. but innocent people have been hurt in some of these shootings. the mayors say they have to do something to make people feel safe driving on the local freeways. hercules mayor dan romero will
hand deliver this letter to the governor. i'm da lin, kpix 5. oakland police are asking the public to help them solve a murder. it's been more than six weeks since brian bowl was found dead walking to his home on richmond boulevard. the 30-year-old data scientist was shot in the head and now crimestoppers is offering a $10,000 reward and the fbi is offering an additional $20,000 for information leading to an arrest. presidential candidate donald trump has just reached the threshold of delegates needed to clinch the republican nomination. it takes 1,237 delegates to win the nomination. trump has reached 1,238. today trump poked fun at democratic front-runner hillary clinton for not being able to close the deal. right now, clinton is in san jose for a campaign rally as recent polls show her lead in california over bernie sanders shrinking. kpix 5's kiet do is live in downtown san jose and had a
chance to speak to some of her supporters. kiet. >> reporter: yeah. a lot of energy here inside parkside hall. this is the building that's attached to the tech museum in downtown san jose. as you can see here, the passage has hundreds of people, nice venue, standing room only. there's tons of security. >> hillary, hillary! >> reporter: this is what the line looked like at 10:30 a.m. a half-hour before the doors opened. people coming from the bay area to see clinton. she is wrapping up her four-day swing through california with this visit in san jose right now. yesterday, she was in salinas for a rally and then was off to atherton for a private fundraiser. she was nursing a scratchy voice and sore throat when she promised to reinvent the nation's infrastructure for a plan that's bigger than president eisenhower's highway project. the first people in line skipped school to attend the rally today missing out on finals to stand in line at 5
a.m. this morning. >> i'm going -- one of my business inspiration, she is revolutionizing things for women and i really love that. >> reporter: it's worth you missing a final exam? >> who cares? >> we need to come together as one party. understand that hillary did the same thing when she was running with barack. give it up. join together. >> reporter: there were a handful of protestors holding signs across the street. clinton has been getting heat for turning down a debate with bernie sanders. former president bill clinton defended her saying they have already debated 12 times. the race is tight between bernie sanders and clinton. the campaign not taking chances. they are here i sillicon valley. president barack obama weighed in on the race for the white house during a news conference in japan this morning. he is there for the g7 summit. mr. obama told reporters in japan that world leaders are
paying close attention to the u.s. presidential race especially donald trump. >> they're rattled and for good reason. there are a lot of proposals that he has made um, display either ignorance of world affairs or, um, a cavalier attitude. >> the president will make a historic trip to hiroshima tomorrow. he will be the first sitting u.s. president to visit the city since the u.s. bombed them in world war ii. new details this noon about the theft of campaign signs in the south bay. as we reported last night, one of the thieves was caught by a home surveillance camera removing the sign for a san jose council candidate steve brown. brown says he tracked down the thief who confessed and now the principal at santa teresa high school confirms 70 to 80 students stole the signs and vandalized the campus in a senior prank. a letter sent to parents by the principal says the stolen
campaign signs negatively affected the campaigns of local city council candidates violated the trust of our community and negatively impacted the reputation of santa teresa high school. the principal says he doesn't believe it was campaign sabotage, just a senior prank. a mission abort aboard the international space station. astronauts have been trying to release air into an experimental inflatable room. after two hours of trying, the orbiting bounce house had expanded only a few inches. mission control told the crew to stand down and they will try again tomorrow. after years of heartbreak the san jose sharks are finally celebrating a trip to the stanley cup finals. the san jose sharks are headed to the finals! they earned a spot in the finals for the first time in its 25-year history. they beat the blues 5-2 to win the western conference
championship. the warriors who won a record 73 games in the regular season are in a do-or-die situation tonight. golden state takes the court at oracle at 6:00 for game 5 against the oklahoma city thunder. they trail the series three to one. if they win tonight the series goes back to oklahoma city for game 6 on saturday and game 7 would be back in oakland on monday. still ahead, sfo once ranked worst in the nation for security breaches. coming up we'll tell you whether it has improved over the past year. >> plus, frustrating lines at airport security checkpoints. what travelers can expect this holiday weekend. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good afternoon, everybody. it's warmer today than yesterday, but warmer friday. your complete forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
in testimony before congres the head of the t- s-a says- ime your summer travel plans may start with a frustrating wait at the airport. in testimony before congress the tsa head says don't expect relief anytime soon. mark albert explains why this is happening. >> reporter: airport managers told congress this morning that lines at security checkpoints are long. and the problem is only getting worse. >> passenger wait times are consistently 60 minutes or more. airline passengers have reported wait times as high as 120 minutes with thousands of passengers missing their flights. >> reporter: many americans say they are planning to skip those long lines this weekend. a new poll shows more than 20% of people planning to fly before labor day have changed or canceled their plans because of concerns about long lines at airports. the problem stems from a frustrating mix of more people choosing to fly combined with fewer people to screen them at these checkpoints. for the first five months of
this year, the tsa has screened 449 million travelers. that's up 12% or 57 million passengers compared to last year. with 5800 fewer tsa screeners than 2011. >> it appears tsa did not adjust the staffing model after screening protocols were changed. >> reporter: kerry with american airlines says in addition to angry customers the long lines are causing carriers to lose money. we're committing millions of dollars for things so tsa can focus solely on screening customers. >> reporter: airlines recommend passengers show up two hours before leaving to get through security. mark albert, cbs news, arlington, virginia. new information about security breaches at sfo. one year after the "associated press" reported it, it was the worst in the nation, officials there insist that they have had no more perimeter breaches but in march 2015 the ap reported that a woman got on the tarmac
and weeks before there were two other incidents. overall california's four busiest airport had nine intrusions in 2015. bart wants to give passengers more options to hold on o the transit agency is meeting today and expected to approve a proposal to hang 35,000 more hand straps. that would bring the number of hand straps from 30 per car to 80. the cost to add all those straps, $300,000. they are down to the final 10 in the scripps national spelling bee. and our local contestant a seventh grader survived with some pretty tough words. [ spelling ] [ spelling ] our forecast with
roberta gonzales. >> he is good! the final round is tonight starting at 5:00. time now 12:15. let's get the first forecast with roberta. >> s-u-n-n-y! [ laughter ] >> it's sunny today. one thing i have been noticing according to our live kpix weather camera is, we have a bit of a breeze. just as i say that the trees are no longer waving. they were. we were looking out from valley christian elementary school in dublin towards beautiful mount diablo standing 3847 feet high. and above it there nothing but blue skies. temperatures 62 degrees at this hour in san francisco. it's 70 in san jose and in santa rosa. 67 degrees around the peninsula. we have been noticing here that the winds are going to increase somewhat in hayward at 9, 11 san ramon, calm in the novato
area, 8-mile-per-hour winds in napa. these winds will increase, however, out of the southwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. it's weather watcher time! jerry in antioch mid-70s. 68 pacifica. 70s in brentwood. here's what you need to know on this thursday. the temperatures on the right the humidity is lowering. we have teal blue skies in honor of our san jose sharks advancing to the stanley cup finals and gradual warming today through the holiday. this area of low pressure is exiting due south and drifting to the east. high pressure system is building in, in its wake the end result is it's ushering in warmer conditions especially as that ridge strengthens over the weekend. futurecast, you will notice by the evening commute a little bit of stratus near the santa cruz mountain areas. otherwise, in capitola, also, some partly cloudy skies. but then as we advance toward your friday mostly sunny and warmer. a few thunderstorms in the offing in the high sierra where currently it's in the low 50s going up to 58. 60 degrees along the coast and monterey bay. our numbers stacking up like
this from the 60s through the 70s up to the low 80s today. and our extended forecast calls for, well, by the time the sun sets and rises tomorrow morning, a warmer day especially on saturday. it's a dry weather pattern through monday. we have a group joining us in studio here today. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> that's so i can get applause for my forecast every time. thank you, guys, love you! mwa! [ laughter ] >> we need them here every day. >> we do. [ laughter ] two massive lava flows have burst from one of the world's most active volcanos. you can see the magma on the move after the kileaua volcano erupted on the big island. neither flow is threatening communities. in 2014, lava from the volcano reached a town forcing evacuations and destroying one home. appear environmentalan
but the season is long, they are going to get bigger and sweeter and they are going to get less expensive. so you see the market now, it's not going to be the season. but if you select and store them right even though they are pricy they are still pretty good. let's talk about selection and storage. don't compromise. when you buy them, you want to make sure nice color all the way around. skin free from any shriveling whatsoever. slight give to the touch. when you bring them home, on the counter not your refrigerator and enjoy it. but make sure you buy it right and enjoy it within that day or at the very most the next day. don't store them too long. it's great when you see this in the market. summer peach season is on its way. and that is beautiful! and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. it's going to be a great summer! >> for sure. an environmental clean-up in the south bay can be traced back to one struggling fish. the man who saw that fish was inspired to restore a waterway that once had hundreds of salmon swimming in it. allen martin introduces us to this week's jefferson award winner.
>> reporter: once a month , steve holmes pulls on his waders and his ball cap and heads to los gatos creek in search of trash. >> what we had was pretty much a dead river. >> reporter: semi-retired, the fisherman-turned- environmentalist was inspired three years ago when he discovered a chinook salmon in los gatos creek struggling to make it upstream to spawn. >> trying to go over a cement barrier unsuccessfully. it tugged at my heart. >> reporter: it inspired him to create the nonprofit "south bay clean creek coalition" because what he called a dead river turned out to be a manmade problem. >> we had probably eight major encampments along los gatos creek. we had 225 people that were living in the close proximity to the waterway. >> reporter: and with them, trash, tons of it. >> we'll need more bags. >> reporter: the coalition relies on volunteers like carol and george szymkiewicz. >> the fishing are coming back. the beavers are coming back.
the whole eco-cycle is coming alive again. >> reporter: yes, beavers. this night vision video shows one at work along the creek two years ago. >> the fruits of the work, you can see in the creek right here. it's nice clean, clear water going into the bay. look at you, man, awesome. >> reporter: there are now more than 500 active volunteers working with steve, expanding from los gatos creek to include clean-up of the guadalupe river that runs through downtown san jose. and the trash collected has become a visual message. they make artwork from batteries, syringes, even the shopping carts that become fish. >> we have moved a waterway from a complete mess to something that's starting to look like it's healing. >> reporter: so for helping restore the natural habitat and beauty of creeks and rivers in the south bay, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to steve holmes. allen martin, kpix 5.
for grabs. plus: we're on the court at oracle.. as the warriors head into game 5 against the thun sharks merchandise flying off the shelves. we check out the gear up for grabs and we are on the court at oracle as the warriors head into game 5 against the thunder. that and more at 5:00. >> last night was the sharks, rooting on the warriors tonight. >> i'll be there. >> you're everywhere! i support my local teams. >> you need a little sleep, though, roberta. [ pause ] >> later! [ laughter ] >> have a great afternoon. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
♪ >> eric: i cannot wait to start spoiling this baby. >> maya: aww. >> rick: i say that you and mom are doing a smash-up job. vivienne, too. >> vivienne: oh. >> maya: yeah, all those stuffed animals you brought to the hospital? >> nicole: yeah, the nurse said she had never seen so many cuddly bunnies for one tiny baby. [ laughter ] >> vivienne: ohh, this is my first grandchild. >> maya: [ chuckles ] >> vivienne: i'm allowed to go all out. [ laughter ] >> zende: yeah, but what's granddad's and brooke's excuse? [ laughter ] >> maya: you know you caused all