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kate downing dropped the bombshell that she was quitting during her last meeting as a palo alto planning commissioner talking about her future children. >> we wanted them to go to school with people who weren't millionaires. we wanted a future where we weren't worrying how to paying the bills. >> reporter: she posted her resignation letter or not internet talking about how she rents this home in palo alto with another couple for $6,200 a month. the letter goes on to chastize the city council for not doing more to build housing ignoring residents and preserving retail that has no reason to serve the average joe when the city's only affordable to joe millionaires. >> you didn't just burn this bridge. you destroyed this bridge. [ laughter ] >> you know, i'm not -- you know, i'm not worried. >> reporter: she is an attorney at a high-tech company and steve is a software engineer, they are adamant this is not a sob story just about them. it's about the service and blue collar workers in the area. >> commuting hours into gilroy to me it seems that we are in
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the process of hollowing out the community. >> reporter: to the baby boomers who are able to buy home decades ago and now call steve and kate entitled millennial brats? >> they didn't have to deal with all cash offers. they didn't have to deal with foreign investors. they weren't saddled with $100,000 of college debt. all of those people thought it was perfectly normal and fine and sane for middle class people like teachers and plumbers to own houses in palo alto but those seem people are now turning around -- same people are now turning around saying you should be fine with renting forever. that's your lot in life. nobody listens when you say you can't afford to live here. you know why people are listening i have no idea but all the normal people who make up a normal community are being priced out. and the question is, is that really what we want for our future? >> reporter: we tried to get reaction from the mayor but through a spokesman the city of palo alto had no comment other than to say that the planning commissioner position is voluntary and that they are looking for her replacement.
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by the way, steve and kate have bought a house and are moving to santa cruz next month. live in palo alto, kiet do, kpix 5. >> palo alto's planning commissioner isn't only one. even the ceo of a credit union says san francisco is just too expensive. after years of helping his clients buy their own homes, san francisco federal credit union's ceo steven stap says that he realized he didn't have the means to do the same. the long-time renter decided to pick up and move to portland, oregon telling the san francisco business times, it's a gut-wrenching decision but economics are driving us away. new at 6:00, those rents may be cooling in san francisco. zillo reports they rose just 5.5% for the year ending in june. the year before, they had skyrocketed more than 16%. kpix 5's wilson walker looks at who is getting a break and who isn't. >> i wouldn't call it a crash.
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i'd call it a significant softening. >> reporter: what started with some whispering among agents is now the buzz of the san francisco rental market. >> i would agree, the rental market appears to be softening. we have been seeing it soften over the past three or four months. >> reporter: yes, the peak of the insanity might be behind us. >> at higher ends rents might be dropping. >> reporter: we are in the bustling tech infused south of market neighborhood and if you want to find a spot where the rental market is measurably softening a little bit, this is it, all right? so let's start up here at 399 fremont. living is amplified, shiny new glass tower, and right across the street, you have 340 fremont, just two blocks down harrison there's the jasper where you can settle for extraordinary. if you go back to folsom and fremont, you will solaire still being finished up. one thing they all have in
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common, they are all rolling out incentive packages to get people to move in. >> yeah. the higher end of the market has definitely suffered the most just like it did in the 2008, 2009 and 2010 economic crash. that's less people looking for $10,000 that is two bedrooms. >> reporter: before you ditch your three roommates and look for a one bedroom we should talk about the other end of the rental market. >> if you are an average earn- er and looking for an apartment now i would say you probably have more flexibility and options but not much more relief in your pocketbook. >> reporter: all it takes is a quick glance at craigslist to see things are still incredibly expensive here but like an afternoon fog drifting in over the city, things are in fact cooling down. >> it's over. >> reporter: in san francisco, scott walker, kpix 5. >> besides a few months free rent some of those new buildings are offering fancy bikes as incentives. and the marketwatchers say it's possible rents could come down
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across the board over the coming year. a family that lost its home after 10 years is getting some help thanks to some san francisco firefighters. a couple and their two young daughters were living in a tent at 19th and folsom in the mission. firefighters at a nearby fire station noticed they were coming in regularly to use their restroom. sonosed a call for help to social media -- so they posted a call for help to social media and city outreach workers showed up. >> we are here to offer them shelter or transitional housing that we have in the system to see what is -- can work for this family. >> he says the family seems excited about the options available and it comes just in time. schools for kids starts on monday. new at 6:00, police in the north bay reporting a summer surge in bike thefts. kpix 5's emily turner is along a bike path in marin county tonight where police have just made a major bust. emily. >> reporter: they made a major arrest.
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that's just one bright spot in what could be a very cloudy picture. one arrest, however, the number of thefts is skyrocketing. marin county is the home of mountain biking and a mecca for cyclists. but for that reason, it's also a gold mine for crooks looking to steal bikes and never more so than right now. >> it's always been kind of a common thread for a number of years but the reality is for unknown reasons we have had a dramatic spike over the last couple of months. >> reporter: the sheriff's office is working to figure out why and who is responsible. just this week, novato police arrested a man on drug charges who had three bikes and 33 frames in his home. as someone on the receiving end of theft, katie hendricks hopes police will catch the police who stole hers. >> it's terrible. actually it happened to me valentine's day so it was a pretty sour moment to start the day on. >> reporter: she hasn't been able to recover her bike and she is not alone. deputies say only 5% of stolen bikes ever make it home. that's why the sheriff's office is urging people to lock their
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bikes and register them with the county database. that way, a theft doesn't ride off with your bike and your plans. >> it was right at the kind of upswing of my training and then my bike got stolen and it takes a little of while to hunt down what you're going to ride down next and replace it so i had to cancel my race for last spring and i was disappointed. >> reporter: so for those of you who do want to register a bike in marin county, go to our website, just click on the link for this story. we have the link right there for you where you can register your bike. reporting live in marin, emily turner, kpix 5. the owner of a bankrupt berkeley wine shop pleaded guilty to fraud charges today. he admits to running a wine ponzi scheme cheating customers out of $45 million. federal charges were filed back in june against 66-year-old john fox. his company premiere crew declared bankruptcy back in january. the company sold wine through a
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retail store and through a wine futures business. but fox admitted he took orders for wine that he knew he would never be able to deliver on. according to the plea agreement, fox embezzled money to pay for golf club memberships, expensive cars and on women he met online. fox will be sentenced in december. we now know the identity of the man found dead in a san francisco shopping mall. police say the body of 28-year- old frank galicia was discovered in a stairwell. it's a place that only is accessible by keycard. investigators are not saying much about the details of his death but we have learned he was a promising young chef in san francisco. he worked at sons and daughters a michelin star restaurant located in union square. owners of the restaurant say they are shocked and that galicia worked as part of a 12- person team that operated more like a family. the trial in a san francisco murder case that's
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become a political flashpoint won't begin until after the november election. indicate steinle was shot and killed on pier 14 last summer. the illegal immigrant from mexico was deported five times before and allegedly killed her. donald trump cited the case as one reason to build the wall. today the judge said attorneys will meet in december to select a trial date. that means the trial itself likely won't start until next year. 85-year-old hiker in palo alto took a major tumble today falling about 50 feet down a ravine. this happened about 11:30 a.m. off the los trancos trail in foothills park. officials say the hiker became stranded after she slid down a steep hillside and broke her leg along the way. nearly 20 firefighters took part in the rescue. they hiked up the narrow winding trail and lowered themselves down to the injured woman. they eventually pulled her to safety. the fire department tweeted
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some photos here as they carried her out of the trail and on an ambulance. turns out the skydiving instructor who was involved in that deadly jump in the central valley last weekend did not have the right credentials. a first-time diver 18-year-old tyler turner died along with his instructor when their shared parachute didn't open. they were doing what's called a tandem jump. and the instructor was not qualified to do that. more on the training he should have had. >> we're going to throw out a little parachute called -- >> reporter: he is the chief skydiving instructor at sky dance in davis. he made over 13, 000 jumps in his 21-year career. >> i do between 25 and 40 jumps a week. >> reporter: but it took hundreds more jumps and years of training before foster was able to latch on to students as an instructor in a tandem
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skydive. >> a person has three years of parachuting experience, at least 500 jumps. >> reporter: jim crouch is a director of safety and training for the u.s. parachute association. he says skydivers training to become certified instructors must also pass at least 10 training jumps with an examiner and a tandem instructor acting as a student. if they pass -- >> they have to make a minimum of 15 tandem jumps a year to be considered current. >> every 25 jumps the tandem rig gets done, goes to the loft, they hang it up and inspect the main parachute. >> reporter: foster says the safety advisers are looking for abnormalities in the parachute or general signs of wear and tear. faulty parachutes are replaced. foster knows there's a risk every time he flies. but he says it's all about repetition and experience. >> we know it's risky. we assess that. we minimize it. and then we go do it anyway.
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>> reporter: reporting in davis kpix 5. the u.s. parachute association is the only organization accepted by the faa to license skydivers across the country. coming up, a deer in the deepened. an unexpected visitor makes a splash in a bay area swimming pool full of kids. ♪[ music ] >> a bay area band back on the scene with a powerful song about gun violence. green day takes a look into the mind of a potential mass shooter. ♪[ music ] >> and the croissant competition is stiff. but this bay area newcomer was just named the top bakery in the country. >> the kpix 5 mobile weather lab has found the perfect temperature this weekend. 77.8 degrees perfect for a concert. we are live in fremont for the summer concert series. i'll have your forecast for the weekend and beyond coming up. ,,
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wiring on a hot tub. tens of es burned and we now know the deadly "valley fire" was the result of faulty wiring on a hot tub. tens of thousands of acres burned and more than $50 million was spent putting it out. we wonder if people are angry how it started. we sent john ramos to find out. >> reporter: even as homes in middleton were still smoldering and trees on the hills were still burning, people here were asking, how did this happen? >> everybody was thinking it was intentional. but -- >> reporter: was there anger? >> yeah. yeah, because we didn't know what -- what was gonna -- what the outcome was gonna be. >> reporter: that outcome came yesterday when cal fire released its final report on the "valley fire." in it, investigators say the blaze was sparked by an improperly wired hot tub on the porch of this home on high valley road owned by a man
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identified as john alfred pinch. the report says that 220-volt line run from a box in the yard began arcing and ignited dry grass sending the fire up cobb mountain and down to middletown. yet despite four deaths and nearly 2,000 burned structures, people here say it does matter that it was not intentional. >> accidents happen. and, you know, it was a stupid mistake. and people shouldn't do that. and that's why there's regulations for things like that. but it could happen to anyone. so i mean, you got to learn to forgive and forget, i guess? >> reporter: in the middle of town, the neighborhood that burned to the ground is now busy with new home construction. contractor george adams had to put off retiring to help rebuild his friends's houses. he says it was foolish for the homeowner to run his own electrical line but since it was outside he says the code doesn't require an inspection by the county. >> that could happen to anybody
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because there's no inspection required. >> reporter: so you don't have a lot of anger toward this? >> no. no. >> reporter: cal fire's report has been sent to the district attorney's office to decide what, if any, charges could be filed. but people here know whatever that decision is, it won't change what happened. in middletown, john ramos, kpix 5. >> the "valley fire" became the third most destructive wildfire in california history. other bay area headlines a toddler was airlifted from a foster city apartment complex after falling from a third- story window. initial reports show the boy was walking with his mom in a common hallway at the waters edge apartments. he fell through the screen of an open window. the child was flown to stanford hospital with extensive injuries. people are gathering right now to remember the young man who was gunned down while playing "pokemon go." serra high school grad calvin riley was shot last weekend
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near aquatic park. police say he was with a group but jogged ahead. that's when a fatal shot rang out. so far police don't have any suspects. underground bart bathrooms have been closed for more than a decade since right after the terror attacks on september 11th. now bart officials are considering plans to re-open them. as a pilot program, they are looking into remodeling and re- opening two bathrooms. one at the powell station in san francisco, another at the 19th street station in oakland. it would cost $400,000 to renovate both. maintenance work would cost at least $100,000 a year. if bart's board of directors approves the project this fall, construction would likely be complete in 2018. and take a look at this. this is a picture of the day a deer crashing a swimming lesson in berkeley today. it jumped into king middle school's swimming pool. kpix 5's don ford shows you the deer made quite the splash.
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>> reporter: it happened quick. it was cool. before you know it, deer was in the pool. >> our staff was trained in dealing with emergencies but never a deer in a pool. sprung into action, leapt into the pool to keep the deer from swimming up to the children. >> reporter: folks who saw it say the deer jumped the fence and went for a swim in the deepen. dozens of kids taking morning swim lessons were surprised and quickly got out of the water. that's when lifeguard jasper solomon and his boss took control. the whole thing was over almost as fast as it started. >> the staff kind of gently led the deer to the pool steps and the little deer sprung out of the pool and ran into the bushes. >> reporter: animal control was called but when they arrived, the deer was long gone. >> swimming is a great activity for children and for animals. but animals are best staying out of the pool. >> reporter: in berkeley, don ford, kpix 5. >> the pool water was treated and then monitored before any
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of the kids were allowed back in. paul deanno is live in fremont for the final free summer concerts this year. paul, it was actually good swimming weather today. >> reporter: it is absolutely perfect outside. we are hot away from the water, cool near the water. right in between we find a town like fremont. you can find the weather from all the other guys in a static place that doesn't mean. with the mobile weather i'll tell you exactly what the weather is at this exact spot at the concert right now. it's 77.6 degrees which i consider perfect. relative humidity, is it nice outside, comfortable 48 degrees the dew point of 56. but let mow show you the concert, the final summer concert series of the summer. near central park in fremont, east bay m.u.d., not that, the band east bay m.u.d. is on the stage. rhythm and blues and we have two thousands folks here enjoying a great evening on the shores of lake elizabeth. the weather couldn't be better. hot inland today.
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we were much cooler near the water to the tune of 27 degrees. tomorrow sunny 81 warmer saturday the warmest day of the warm stretch 84 in fremont under mostly sunny skies. we have jazz in san jose this weekend. the san jose summer jazz fest should be in the mid-80s and sunny both days. lake merritt in oakland that's sunday only, 72 degrees with a little bit of morning cloud cover but afternoon sunshine. that low pressure area to the north is gone. that's been feeding in a moderate onshore flow for about the past week. with it gone something new is moving in, that's a ridge of high pressure building in which will give us warmer weather but most of the warming away from the water. tomorrow livermore 93. vallejo high tomorrow 85.
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fremont 81. san francisco 67. santa rosa 83 degrees. hottest day away from the water will be saturday with a high in the mid- to upper 90s. cool at the coast. low 70s near the bay. that's where we level off. 60s and 70s near the water with 90s inland through the middle of next week. we are back out here live in fremont. we talk about all of these different microclimates where inland it can get hot, it stays chilly at the beach. fremont is one of those town and it's the fourth most populous town in the bay area where they get just enough of the onshore flow that most days they're just like that in the 70s and 80s. it is so comfortable out here in central park and the music is good, too. back to you. >> thank you. well, your local mall might look a lot different next year. macy's makes a dramatic move to close doors. what it means for the future of department stores as we know them. >> a local bakery with a lot of history and some very yummy treats voted best bakery of the year for bon appetit magazine. coming up we'll but the them to
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the test. stay with us. -- we'll put them to the test. stay with us. i found her wandering miles from home. when the phone rang at 5am, i knew it was about mom. i see how hard it's been on her at work and i want to help. for the 5 million americans living with alzheimer's, and millions more who feel its effects. let's walk together to make an even bigger impact and end alzheimer's for good.
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like its 1999. all three major indexes closed at record highs today for the first time in 16 years. the dow gained 118 points. stocks rallying like it's 1999. all three indices closing at record highs stayed for the first time in 16 years. the dow was up 118. nasdaq up 24. s&p up 10. macy's is enjoying the market boost after a pretty stagnant week. stock jumped a whopping 17 points this morning. what's going on? investors reacting to news that macy's is closing 100 stores including a high-profile one in downtown san francisco. the macy's men's store near union square will move into the macy's just around the corner. that means that some prime real estate could soon be on the market. but it's not just macy's. we are seeing downsizing across the board. sports authority good example
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closed 460 locations this year. cuts also come to walmart, sears and kohl's. experts say it's because of a changing consumer mentality. >> just like drop in real quick, macy's, if you go to the third floor to find your section, and -- >> younger people don't want to take the time to go shopping. >> conversely, so-called fast fashion retailers like h & m and sarah are doing better with smaller stores which are seen as more convenient. good news for a san francisco bakery. it just earned the title, bakery of the year, from bon appetit magazine. we sent kpix 5's sandra osborne out for a taste. >> reporter: it's called arseecoo. you know it's going to be good with the smell in the air. >> this is tremendous. it's superior. >> reporter: owner armando whose background is in finance decided to open up bakery after not finding croissants as good
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as he is used to. >> i cheat to make things taste good i use good ingredients. >> reporter: and those ingredients are mouth-watering. so you're going to want to get here early for one of these. the owner's favorite is an almond chocolate croissant nice and gooey on the inside. yeah. it's definitely worth the wait. he says baking is in his blood. on the wall a picture shows his great grandparents outside of their bakery in france in the early 1900s. >> definition of success was to [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: and for these customers, i would say he reached his goal. they say his work inspires art. >> i'm a painter and i paint still life paintings and so this is a subject for a painting. >> reporter: get here early before they sell out. in san francisco, sandra osborne, kpix 5. >> looks so good. the bakery is on the 300 block
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of aguello boulevard in the richmond district. california voters could approve recreational pot but the feds aren't warming up to it. the government still classifying it's a dangerous drug. the politics leaving local pot clubs caught in the middle. >> the bay area pop punk band green day returns. the comeback song diving right into the hot button issue of gun violence. ,,
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priced out of her own city. kate downing put out a our top stories at 6:00, a palo alto planning commissioner priced out of her own city. kate downing put out a resignation letter today saying she has no choice but to leave. she crunched the numbers and if she were to buy a home, she would have to pay $12,000 a month for her mortgage. police in marin county say that they are seeing a dramatic spike in bike thefts. just this week, in novato, they recovered a stockpile of stolen bikes. a man arrested on drug charges had dozens in his home. police are looking for the original bike owners.
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and medical marijuana will remain illegal according to the federal government. the dea refused to loosen restrictions saying it has no currently accepted medical use. the news is not sitting well with bay area dispensaries and their clients. as kpix 5's jessica flores found out. >> reporter: at magnolia medical marijuana dispensary in west oakland, workers and patients alike are left fuming. >> people are very upset. there's been an outrage, i would say. >> reporter: the drugs they turn to for medicine will still be in the same federal category as heroin and lsd. still, in a tougher category than cocaine. >> feel like there's a fear behind it, you know? cannabis can be grown by anyone in your own backyard and it's a medicine. >> reporter: according to the dea's announcement, their ruling isn't based on how dangerous the drug might be but based on the fda's scientific
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and medical evaluation. the agency says the drug classification means it has no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. >> i think it's bogus. and i think it's protecting the pharmaceutical industry and the alcohol industry. >> reporter: now the dea says it will expand the scientific study of marijuana, planning on allowing more researchers to grow it to help determine the drug's medical use. up until now, the feds have only allowed the university of mississippi to grow marijuana for research. still, at dispensaries like magnolia they feel caught between state law allowing medical marijuana and dea federal law making it illegal. >> we're fearful. you know? i mean, um, there's always the fear of feds could come in and shut us down at any time. that's very very scary. >> reporter: jessica flores, kpix 5. campaign 2016. donald trump standing by his
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statement that president obama and hillary clinton are the founders of isis. he spoke today in miami. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. they are the founders. in fact, i think we'll give hillary clinton the -- you know, if you are on a sports team, most valuable player. you get the mvp award. isis will hand her the most valuable player award. her only competition is barack obama. >> donald trump first used the phrase last night in orlando. today house minority leader nancy pelosi suggested that trump will try to do anything to get news coverage. >> it's reminiscent of, um, dem dogs to want to be in the press no matter what they have to say. they make their verbal poo-poo anyplace to get attention. >> and today trump also said in
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a radio interview that if president obama had done things properly, we would not have isis. the clinton campaign accused trump of trash talking the united states. for her part, hillary clinton laid out her priorities for strengthening the u.s. economy. she gave a speech in detroit and also toured a nearby plant that makes parts for the automotive and aerospace industries. she called for billions in new government investment both to manufacturing and public infrastructure. >> $25 billion in government seed funding could unlock more than $250 billion and really get our country moving. if you can dream it, you should be able to build it. and we're gonna get back to doing that. >> she reportedly plans to release her 2015 tax returns soon. trump says he won't do the same until an irs audit is finished. bay area families are leaving california because of the upcoming election.
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no, they are not moving to canada. they are traveling to swing states to help hillary clinton win the election. our joe vazquez with the story you will see only on "5". >> hillary will be a great president but trump, oh, my god. >> reporter: deep an engineer at apple says he was concerned about his wife and child behind. >> so honey i want to talk to you about this idea of i really kind of need to go for the hillary clinton campaign in a swing state. and she was like, that's great. >> reporter: so now deep is among a growing group of bay area folks who decided they will take vacation time in the fall to travel to a swing state and work to get out the vote for hillary clinton. >> this is kind of grassroots. >> reporter: alex is active in local politics but never did it before for a national campaign. >> this horrifying candidate!! he is really stirring a great deal of intensity among people who haven't been involved in politics before.
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>> reporter: it started with facebook with the hashtag, swing state pledge, alex posteddest going to go to a swing state and volunteer for a week. >> i checked back later, oh, dozens of responses. it was -- it really felt organic. and people weren't just saying we got to stop this guy. it wasn't just talk on facebook. it was i'm in, tell me what to do. >> reporter: so many people have said they're in alex has organized a group meeting this saturday to work out some swing state logistics. where exactly to go, whose couch to sleep on. >> it's a matter of knocking on doors, providing transportation, the encouragement. >> reporter: as for deep jawa, he doesn't have to worry about leaving his family behind. they have decided they are going to join him. >> so this will be my first time volunteering. i have no idea what we would do or how we would get there and my boss is watching, please approve my vacation request. [ laughter ] >> because we have to go! >> reporter: in san francisco, joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> the group of swing state pledgers will meet in oakland saturday afternoon. they tell us they are trying to
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get the attention of hillary clinton's campaign to provide some direction. the bay area band green day tackling a subject in its new song. ♪[ music ] [ unintelligible rock lyrics ] >> it's called bang, bang. it's about the growing number of mass shootings and what front man billie joe armstrong calls narcissistic social media. songwriter says that writing about the tragedies freaked him out but apparently it inspired him, as well. the song will be on the band's first album in four years and it is due out in october. coming up, a fresh idea to keep kids in class. how laundry machines are credited for boosting school attendance. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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but one california teacher says they completely are. reporter kelly ryan shows us laundry and school attend may not seem connected but one california teacher says they
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are. kelly ryan shows us how access to washers and dryers is helping students in fairfield. >> our kids have a lot of challenges. >> reporter: the principal of david prep academy in fairfield shared with us this video with some of her students talking not about class but clean laundry. this video is part of a pilot program sponsored by whirlpool linking clean clothes to student taken dance and attendance and success. 7th grade teacher sometimes washed her student clothes at home on her own. she applied for a grant last year to get a washer/dryer for her school. she learned the district would be part of a pilot program. whirlpool said guernsey helped inspire the program. >> they offered it to ten of our sites i believe and they installed washer and dryer sets in all the sites. >> reporter: parents were approached delicately to become part of the program. >> you know, he has been coming to school and his clothes haven't been clean and
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we have a great program at the school and i'd like to offer it to you. >> reporter: the students fill up a laundry bag and teachers wash and fold them. many parents accepted the offer and things began to change. >> so last year i had a certain% of students who missed more than 20 days a year and at the end of this year, that percentage has drastically dropped. >> reporter: the principal says this fourth grader from a family of six used to miss 40 to 60 days a year after her family received their laundry back clean, the child was back to school. >> the little girl said we just put the clothes in the bag and we bring them and then they're clean. she didn't miss any school after that. >> well, that was kelly ryan reporting. based on the success in fairfield, the program is set to expand across the country this fall. coming up in sports, the a's looking for a four-game sweep a christmas day rematch for the warriors and marin county's own jared goff getting an education in the nfl.
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>> it doesn't rise, the earth just rotates. >> derek carr on why he is going sleeveless in this training camp coming up in sports in a few minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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california's clean air laws are working. we've cut toxic pollution. we're seeing fewing cases of asthma in kids. and the new clean energy economy has created more than half a million jobs. i'm tom steyer. just when we're making progress, the oil companies are trying to weaken our clean air laws. but we can stop them. send them a message. we're going to protect our kids - not their profits. ♪
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we are fooling breaking news that has just -- fog breaking news that has -- we are following a breaking news that just came in, a 7.6 quake near fiji in the last 20 minutes. the concern in a big quake is will it trigger a tsunami? early indication is that no major tsunami is expected. again, a major earthquake being reported in the south pacific magnitude 7.6 off the coast of fiji. paul deanno is live for us in fremont with the final free summer concert this year. >> reporter: the music is blaring, weather is perfect, everybody is having a great time. you have the hills in the background, the clear blue sky an east baymud on stage rhythm
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and blues a couple of thousand folks out here. it's a great night and the weather is cooperating. chance of showers, the perseid meteor shower peaks tonight with up to 200 meteors per hour. this is one of the best showings in years and sometimes we get a full moon which washes out the sky a bit. not as much of an issue tonight. if you want to go outside after 10 or 11:00 tonight go outside give it 10 or 15 minutes for you -- for your eyes to adjust to the dark and look north and you will probably see two or three meteors per minute if you are lucky. the perseid meteor showers tonight. there will be clouds near the water. outside now, temperatures 75 in san jose, 77 at the weather lab in fremont. 84 livermore. 85 concord. cool in san francisco at 62. tonight 50s. there will be low cloud cover
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near the water. napa 52. concord 56. air quality unhealthy in the east bay. tomorrow is our 15th summer "spare the air" day on friday. speaking of friday, there's a ridge of high pressure building closer to the bay area. that will limit the onshore flow and when that happens, we get warmer. but only modest warming. we're talking about 5 to 7 degrees warmer and that's it. low clouds and fog returning to the water tonight. we'll say warmer inland tomorrow and saturday the two warmest days and then seasonal temperatures hanging out close to average sunday and beyond. all in all a pleasant weather pattern for the bay area. it's been a nice summer and through august, pleasant. temperatures tomorrow:
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>> high of 98 away from the water on saturday. cool near the water. then we'll stay in the 90s away from the water 70s near the bay all the way through the middle of next week. they are out and they are dancing live here in fremont. it is the summer concert series. we're wrapping things up on a high note with near perfect thursday evening weather. that's your forecast. sports is next. ,, ,,
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game sweep of the orioles today. amazing considering their starting pitcher situation. oakland with their 8th different starter in 8 games. orioles nation gets to stay in th ts the a's were looking for the sweep. oakland with the 8th different starter in eight games. orioles nation gets to stay in the bay area and play the giants this weekend. 1st inning of this one manny machado on the wrong end of a brilliant play at third. ryan healy twirls twice before throwing him out at first. 3-0 baltimore in the 5th inning. now bases loaded for mark trumble and he puts one deep to center off andrew triggs a grand slam for the major league home run leader and 7-0 orioles. healy a two-run bomb his fourth homer since mid-june and it was 9-6 baltimore in the bottom of the 9th inning. the a's trying to rally with
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the bases loaded but danny valencia rounds out the game. a's get the mariners for three games this weekend. many look forward to see who is playing who in the nfl in the schedule but here in the bay area, "dub nation" was probably on its heels to find out the nba schedule. here it is. the warriors have 28 games on national television. and they will open the season at home on october 25 against the spurs. nba finals rematch on the road on christmas day and then kevin durant goes to oklahoma city on the 11th. chip kelly will name the quarterback against the texans tomorrow. after three of eight passes yesterday, colin kaepernick was given a planned day off in santa clara. kaepernick rested his arm. 49ers receiver torrey smith makes it seem like the
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competition between those two is neck and neck. >> i think it going well. both guys competing very well. i think you see both of their strengths and weaknesses each and every day and they both can play, both can start and they both proven that so i'm glad i'm not the one getting paid the big bucks to make the decision. >> 49ers and texans sunday at 3:30 here on kpix 5 from levi's stadium. the 49ers open the season against the new los angeles rams at levi's stadium next month. the rams are led by former cal and marin catholic quarterback jared goff. he was the top pick in the draft and is the focus of the hbo show "hard knocks." so far it's all about the education process. even when the subject has nothing do with football. >> i happen to asked jared goff where the sun rises and where the sun sets and he said he wasn't sure.
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>> i swear to god. >> no. >> this [ censored ] guy doesn't know where the sun rises and where it sets. >> i know now. [ laughter ] >> that's west and that's east. so we talked about it. >> technically, it doesn't rise. the earth just rotates. so you been wrong. >> i'm from novato, too, let me just say it's not a novato thing. meanwhile, the raiders open their preseason schedule tomorrow against the cardinals in arizona. quarterback derek carr says the biggest difference in this year's training camp has been his comfort level. and that's a big reason why the raiders have such high expectations. carr's also comfortable in his new uniform, too. no sleeves this year. >> i'm going to tell you the honest truth. my wife saw a preseason picture of me last year and she said you have a horrible tan line right here from your jersey. and so that's why i rolled my sleeves up and didn't wear sleeves this year.
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that's the only reason. hey, sounds silly but i'm going to do what she says, man. i'm going to make her happy. last night in pittsburgh a guy in the white shirt here goes after the souvenir with his arms full of nachos. he doesn't get the ball. he loses his beer and gets cheese all over his face. maybe some hot sauce and salsa, too, on there. today the owner of the restaurant nacho daddy in las vegas is giving him a year's worth of nachos. >> you need to bring a mitt to the yard to get your foul ball. that would be probably wise instead of trying to juggle nachos and beer. [ laughter ] >> didn't work out well. >> for news throughout the evening the latest is always on our website, can savy by finding a policy to fit your budget. [ coughs ] sorry, tickle in my th! through me.
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud"! give it up for steve harvey! [captioning made possible by fremantle media] [cheering and applause] steve: how nice. i heard that. i appreciate y'all. yeah, i do. thank you, folks. well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man steve harvey. look here. we got a good one for you today. returning for their 5th and final day with a total of 22,585 bucks, from columbus, ohio, it is the champs. it's the rubadue family! [cheering and applause] and also, must they're across the street from each other in columbus, ohio, it's the taylor family! [cheering and applause]
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everybody's here trying to win they self a lot of cash, and remember, if the rubadue family wins--you know, when you say "rubadue," you just wanna go, "rub-a-dubba-dub." you just--the rubadue family will drive out of here in a brand-new car. [cheering and applause] let's go meet the taylor family. hey, rob sr. rob sr.: what's up? steve: how you doin', man? rob sr.: i'm fantastic, steve. steve: good, good. what you do for a living, rob? rob sr.: by day, i'm a united states probation officer supervisor, and my real passion--i run a national youth basketball league. trying to help these kids get scholarships, brother. steve: yeah, that's right. i see you. rob sr.: yeah, yeah. steve: you trying to stop 'em so you ain't got to deal with 'em. rob sr.: that's what i'm trying to do, steve. steve: see, after you see the problem, it's real--it's really great when men see the problem and then try to provide a solution. boy, that's pretty good. well, listen, folks, welcome to the show. these are the champs. they have been just a delightful family. really, really nice. they play really,


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