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overworked, help could be on the way for the san jose police department if they are willing to accept it. >> just simply the right time to ask for help. you're not going to rebuild the police department for a decade. residents shouldn't have to suffer in the meantime. >> reporter: councilman oliverio says the department is stretched dangerously thin with just 812 street-ready officers. he wants the sheriff's officers and chp's help. police chief opposes it saying he is very concerned that asking for outside help would have a detrimental effect on morale and recruiting efforts. some citizens see it differently. >> i think, you know, it is a little surprising. they all take the same oath to serve and protect and i think if they are understaffed and they need help they should take it. >> reporter: what's unclear is whether they have the interest or ability to help in the first place. officially the chp had no comment. but the sheriff's office said, quote, it remains focused on protecting public safety in the current communities it serves.
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>> the end of the day, the council is a representative of the people that are elected and the council needs to do what the residents want and i believe the residents want law enforcement. >> reporter: the city councilman says the issue will be taken up again at their september 15 meeting. no official decision was made today because the police chief was not present. in san jose, devin fehely, kpix 5. new at 6:00, if you are looking for a used car, get ready for sticker shock. the average price for a used car is at an all-time high. consumerwatch reporter julie watts joining us with what is "driving" the increase. [ laughter ] >> reporter: 25 to 30% of new cars are leased not owned. as leases expire, those cars are floodings the used car market -- flooding the used car market often as certified used or preowned vehicles which is great for some, not so great for others. new or used ? >> used car. >> reporter: why? >> i don't know.
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i want to save money. >> reporter: that's been getting harder to do for some used car buyers and edmunds latest used vehicle market report found used car prices have hit an all-time high. the reason, there's too many of them on the market. >> we have so many like off lease near new vehicles entering the market that overall average is at the highest it's ever been. >> reporter: buck the traditional understanding of supply and demand where the more supply the lower the price, ivan aurorary of explains a flood of newer previously higher end vehicles have hit the market. but while they may come with a higher price tag than regular used cars. >> it's easy for consumers who are like, you know what? i don't want to spend big bucks on a new car, i want a near new used vehicle. >> reporter: however, the trend is also driving up prices at mom and pop's buy here pay here type of used car dealers where traditional rules of supply and demand are in play because
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there aren't enough used cars to supply the lower end demand so they can charge more. >> so many consumers are looking for that bottom end basic transportation. >> reporter: another factor the influx of subprime car loans. the more money people can qualify for, the more car dealers can charge. >> customers that are financially challenged with their credit problems, they can get a car now. >> reporter: now, if you are looking to save money on a used carr, edmunds says think small. they say prices are actually falling on smaller cars on these subcompact or midsized cars. the prices are falling because, well, frankly, gas prices are falling prompting more people to buy larger cars like suvs, more suvs they buy the more of these are left over and yes allen, that means lower prices on smaller used cars. >> we all know gas prices are going to go up eventually. [ laughter ] >> reporter: maybe now is the time to grab a small car. >> there you go. thank you. new at 6:00, small business
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owners in oakland are hoping a proposed soda tax goes flat. kpix 5 reporter da lin on why they say the soda tax is bound to spill over. da. >> reporter: oakland politicians say it will drive up soda prices but food prices. is it a soda tax or grocery tax? >> grocery tax. >> only on sweetened beverages. >> reporter: supporters say the tax would only affect big soda like coke and pepsi but opponents say it would force small businesses to raise grocery prices. >> at the end of the day, consumers are the ones that are going to pay. >> reporter: store owner abdul that like says the penny per ounce tax would push this two liter soda from $2 to $2.68. he can't do it. it's too much. he has to spread it out to other products like produce. >> can't put it on one single
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item or single items like they are proposing. we have to distribute anything because we at the end of the day are a business competing for customers, you know, in our neighborhood. >> reporter: >> just like the cigarette tax applies to cigarettes, why would a store owner then turn around and subsidize cigarettes out of their own pocket? they don't do that. the cigarette price just goes up. >> reporter: people will vote on the tax in november. in oakland, the american beverage association has already spent $600,000 to fight the measure producing ads in spanish and chinese. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: targeting minorities. many of the people in the ads are small business owners. >> the last thing we need in oakland is a tax on groceries. >> reporter: both sides are pointing the finger accusing the other side of lying. >> if the soda industry really thought it was a tax on bread and vegetables, they wouldn't be spending money against it. >> from a business point of view, the smartest decision is for us to just spread it on all items not just on soda.
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>> reporter: berkeley was the first u.s. city two years ago to pass a soda tax but there's not a reliable independent study to say who is right or wrong in this case. by the way, a simple majority will pass the soda tax in both san francisco and oakland. live in oakland, i'm da lin, kpix 5. about an hour ago a school bus transporting special needs children crashed in petaluma. chopper 5 is overhead showing the collision between the bus and a pickup truck. the intersection of washington and maria. police say at least one student was injured in the wreck and taken to the hospital. no word on what caused the collision. a hiker from santa rosa is lucky to be alive as she can thank the quick action of rescue teams and a chp helicopter. 66-year-old tara steele was hiking the pacific crest trail sunday when she began experiencing symptoms of a possible stroke. steele activated her emergency personal locator beacon and the chp helicopter was able to
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airlift her out. they posted footage of the rescue, which happened east of brave lake in fresno county. she was eventually taken to the community regional medical center in fresno. san jose doctors are working to safety baby of a young woman who died in a car crash. she was 18 years old two months away from giving birth. she worked at a taco bell in morgan hill and her supervisor told us her brother was driving her home after a late-night shift and then their honda civic hit a car on the shoulder of highway 101. the chp says the driver of the civic her brother 20-year-old carlos hernandez swerved as he exited tully road and hit the bmw. investigators aren't sure why the bmw was there. >> the information we have is the possibility the bmw is parked on the shoulder of 101 prior to this collision may have been involved in a
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previous collision. >> the driver is 22-year-old hung tran. he was arrested on suspicion of dui. the woman died hours after being taken to the hospital. doctors were able to deliver remember baby. but other doctors we spoke with today say that he will need specialized care because of that early delivery. a hillsboro girl was killed in a suspected dui crash in southern california and now we are learning the suspect was on probation for a previous dui. prosecutors say 36-year-old adam cann is was on cocaine and opiates when his chevy hit a girl on monday on seal beach. the impact sent the tesla crashing into a honda. a passenger from that car posted video and pictures from the scene along with an emotional message against drunk and drugged driving. ten-year-old kendra was aveep in the back seat when she was killed. her older sister was seriously
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injured along with their father. he is a school board president in the hillsboro school district. firefighters in california are beginning to make some ground on the "bluecut fire" in san bernardino county. let's take a live look at the fire from the air right now. it is still putting out a lot of thick white smoke there as flames shoot through the drought-stricken area. it's burned 49 square miles, 4% contained. some evacuation orders have been lifted but tens of thousands are still out of their homes. some homes have been destroyed but it is unclear how many. interstate 15 the route between los angeles and las vegas in cajon pass reopened. randy paige caught up with some people still out of their homes. >> reporter: the air attack is aggressive as firefighters tried to take advantage of less wind and lower humidity today tens of thousands of people still under mandatory evacuation. beth is still one of them.
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>> it's nerve racking. it's stressful. my husband wants to go back but i don't. i want to wait one more night, make sure that all the hot spots are done and then go back tomorrow. >> reporter: on tuesday, day one of the "bluecut fire," we saw gary hopkins preparing to evacuate as the fire headed straight for the historic ranch where he is the caretaker. he said he was running out of hope. he told us it was built by clyde family in the 1800s. this old gas station was built in 1918. how long was that cabin been around? >> build in 1872. >> reporter: it was wyatt earp's brother who helped build it. this is more than a place to live. it's a historical treasure? >> yes. sole canyon's outrageous. >> reporter: today the old gas station is still standing and so is the main house where gary hopkins lives. but the cabin built by the white
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is gone. it survived 144 years here including the fire of 2009 that came ripping through this canyon. but it not to do survive this. there are no estimates on how many homes have been destroyed and full containment is nowhere in sight. officially we are told the fire is 4% contained, 32,000 acres burned but those are old numbers. we got those early this morning. the numbers will be updated this evening and we expect they will be much better because of the favorable environmental conditions the firefighters found here today. near phelan, randy paige, kpix 5. lake county fire is now 55% contained. 268 buildings were destroyed. 175 single-family homes and those numbers could rise. the fire will be contained by sunday. a member of the u.s. olympic fencing team is returned to the bay area to find out that his house was
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destroyed in the clayton fire. matthew porter the equipment manager seen here in the middle just bought the house in lower lake. he and his wife moved in days before he left for rio. long-time friends have now set up a "go fund me" page to help them recover losses. stockton's mayor faces a judge and fires back at charges he recorded drunk teens playing strip poker. why he is calling the timing extremely suspicious. >> the mean streets of oakland, the city dubbed one of the unfriendliest in the world. wait until you see how some locals are proving that wrong. >> and lochte caught in a lie? new video from the night of his alleged robbery in rio. why police say the olympian was a vandal and not a victim. >> the kpix 5 mobile weather lab is live tonight in walnut creek. hazy skies in the east bay due to a west and south wind blowing at 10 miles per hour blowing smoke into the direction of bay area. we'll talk about how warm we stay away from the water and if there's any rain chance coming up in the seven-day forecast next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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innocent of accusations he gave teenagers alcohol... and lf playing strip the mayor of stockton says that he is innocent of accusations he gave teenagers alcohol and then recorded himself playing strip poker with them. reporter macy jenkins shows us the scene in court today as the mayor entered his pleas. all rise. roars all eyes on an on this -- >> reporter: all eyes on anthony silver this morning as he stood before a judge in amador county facing a felony and three misdemeanors he pled not guilty on call counts. he spoke briefly to our cameras just after leaving the courtroom. first, thanking amador county sheriff's department for their professionalism. >> they dotted all the is and crossed the ts and gave me a great peanut butter and jelly sandwich so i thank them. >> reporter: the timing so
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close to the election he says is suspicious. >> there's a lot of things about this case that should just make you go, hm. >> reporter: he is charged with recording a confidential communication at a strip poker game last summer. >> there was different judgment i could have used like all of you can in various situations, as well. but those things are a far, far cry from any sort of criminal activity. >> reporter: attorney mark reichel says amador county authorities had nothing to do with the investigation. >> this is an attempt by the san joaquin powers that be to come to a different county and hand them a file and say here, charge this man. >> reporter: both he and attorney alan sawyer say they will be investigating police misconduct in the case. inside the courtroom they made an oral request to change the judge presiding over the case. >> we felt that that was in the best interests of our client. >> reporter: he looks forward to get back to work for the city of stockton. silva is set to appear in court
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again in three weeks on september 7. macy jenkins, kpix 5 news. daly city police are hunting a man who attacked a grocery store security card trying to steel booze. he tried to walk out of a lucky store on mission street with the alcohol. when the guard tried to stop him the suspect hit him with rocks and fled. but he wasn't done yet. 15 minutes later police say that same man came back and threw a glass bottle and rock at the guard before running off again. prices run but home sales have dropped in the bay area. -- prices are up but home sales have dropped in the bay area. the volume was down 13.5% from july of last year. that's the lowest for that month in five years. experts say the factors are low inventory and tight credit. still, prices were higher than the same time last year with the median sale at $700,000. and we are not buying this one. oakland has earned the distinction of being ranked as
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the third unfriendliest city in the world. the annual list is compiled by conde nast traveler rankses newark new jersey as the most unfriendly city. atlantic city ranks number 5. but wait! oaklanders say being ranked in the top three is just misguided. >> yeah, yeah, i don't think it's unfriendly, um, for example, hi, sir, could you just talk to me? look at this. i pick a random guy and i just talking to him. he is friendly, huh? [ laughter ] >> i proved my point right there. i just -- see i just pick a random guy. and he talk to me. >> there you go. conde nast travel also named the friendliest cities in the world. two in the top five are in the united states. charleston, south carolina came in at number one and park city, utah, is number 5. a lot of people talking about the bad air in the east bay today. you can see the haze from some of our tower cams in dublin and oakland. winds shifting smoke from the nearby wildfires our way prompting a "spare the air" day
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and we are told another alert is already called for tomorrow. >> meteorologist paul deanno standing by in walnut creek. all right, paul. what's the air like right now? >> reporter: 85 degrees here. the air is hazy. we are not breathing the smoke but bee can certainly see it -- but we can certainly see it. here's that specific forecast for the air quality tomorrow. north bay and central bay you're moderate. south bay moderate not a "spare the air" day but in the east bay we have unhealthy air quality which is the reason why tomorrow will be our 18th "spare the air" day of the summer. watch out for poor air quality against in the east bay. high temperatures tomorrow 92 in livermore. these are actually your highs from today. morgan hill 85. santa rosa 82. everybody a degree or two cooler and that cooling trend will continue away from the water coming up tomorrow. san jose a beautiful 80 degrees today. fremont 76. san francisco yes it's still chilly near the water 65 daly city you didn't even hit 60 today. giants can we win a ballgame, please? taking on the mets tonight
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7:15. low cloud cover and cool we have some catching up to do. the dodgers are winning tonight. 56 degrees first pitch temperature there. your walnut creek forecast the winds from the south will continue blowing the smoke from the soberanes fire towards the east bay so hazy sunshine is expected again tomorrow. and also saturday. that said, not as warm. should be a very comfortable 86 degrees both tomorrow and saturday. and burlingame on the avenue this weekend what a great weekend event it will be, what beautiful weather you're going to have, sunshine with highs in the mid-70s. all of this the result of an area of low pressure which is spinning over california centered to our south, keeping a light to moderate onshore flow. it's a little bit stronger today compared to yesterday. it will be a little bit stronger tomorrow. that's why temperatures are, oh, so gradually creeping downward. concord tomorrow 87. napa 82. san jose 82. high for san rafael 78. morning cloud cover afternoon sunshine in oakland and alameda and emeryville, high of 70. san francisco high tomorrow 65. a little fog and drizzle to start with some blue sky in the
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afternoon. the trend is downward but only by a few degrees. normally this time of evening the sky would be blue. today its more a milky white. that's because of the smoke and haze blowing up from the south. we expect that to continue tomorrow and guys, one note, broadway plaza concert series starts in 15 minutes 6:30 tonight. it's a nice night for a concert. >> the countdown is on. >> not a bad assignment. thank you, paul. while people are eating lunch, they are at work. the warning about some smooth operators making off with wallets and how to avoid being a target. >> the bay area loses its last tie to an important part of california history. a look back at the legacy of the last fisherman in china camp. >> closed captioning of this newscast is sponsored by: living spaces furniture.
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they will be removed using the permission granted today tore caltrans to implode two more support piers that were part of the old bay bridge. they will be removed using the same implosion technique used to remove the largest pier last fall. the blast attenuation system as they call it reduces impact on fish in the bay's ecosystem. it could happen in november. a north bay man is the last link to a piece of bay area history. frank quan has died. he was the last chinese- american shrimp fisherman still practicing his trade at china camp in marin county. his parents met there. he was born there. and he grew up as part of the shrimping industry. >> he lived out at china camp so he was literally living history because he could talk about his family, um, in the shrimping business, for many generations. >> two years ago, kpix 5's
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linda yee got a chance to profile frank and his remarkable ties to the village and its rich past. >> reporter: frank quan walked the long pier to his fishing boat most days. he has been doing this for more than 80 years. he is the last resident of the historic fishing village only now there's little to catch in these bay waters. >> there's nothing out there hardly anymore. last time we went out we caught three dozen shrimpists with the amount of dragging we did normally we could catch several hundred pounds. >> reporter: frank grew up here in china camp the grandson of one of the first residents from the 1800s. more than 500 chinese immigrants lived here fishing for shrimp from the tidal mudflats along san pablo bay. frank lives in the old shacks, through special arrangement with state parks. he never married but stays busy watching over the village, making small repairs. >> got a boat that's always -- like a woman, she wants lots of
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care, always keeps you busy. [ laughter ] >> reporter: after he is gone, no one with his link to china camp's past will take over. are you kind of sad when you think about it? >> no, we don't -- i don't think about it. we're not immortal. >> reporter: but nothing can take away his immortal ties to an important part of california history.
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at china camp, linda yee, kpix 5. china camp a great historic spot. should go check it out. coming up in the next half- hour a couple of bay area pickpocketters on the prowl making off with diner's wallets before anyone realizes it's happened. the tips to throw them off their game. >> u.s. swimmers in hot water. the story of ryan lochte's armed robbery in rio unravels. the video police say reveals the truth. >> and grab your smartphones or laptops. we are invite you to vote in our interactive snapshot survey. go to
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our top stories at 6:00, san jose police chief says he
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does not want outside help to fill gaps in his understaffed department. a city councilman wants to get reinforcements from the county sheriff and the highway patrol but the police chief says such a move would hurt morale and recruiting. favorable weather conditions in southern california helping firefighters start to get a hang on the "bluecut fire." some evacuations have been lifted. interstate 15 between l.a. and las vegas is reopened. the fire is 4% contained. they worked fast and if you are not paying attention, would you never know you were robbed. kpix 5's jessica flores on simple moves that can keep people from becoming targets. >> reporter: in the surveillance video, you can see the suspected thieves' m.o. the two women sit next to unsuspecting patrons dig into their purse and from the looks of it, take their wallets.
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>> they then leave the restaurant immediately go to a business and use the stolen credit cards before the victims even know their wallets have been stolen and they have done that in three different restaurants. >> reporter: now walnut creek police are releasing these pictures as they search for the pair. >> it's uncomfortable to know that someone is walking in and getting people's wallets from their bags. >> reporter: the crime trend hitting downtown walnut creek has women asking a practical question. >> what are you supposed to do? >> zip it up and hang it on your chair? >> reporter: police have advice. >> if you have a purse, don't hang it on the chair. hang it on your knee. or have it seated in front of you with your foot on the strap. >> yeah, no. i'm not going to hang it on the side anymore. >> if i were alone i would put it with me on the table on the chair so i could see it. >> like this. i would have to eat like this to keep it safe. >> yeah. >> that's terrible.
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>> reporter: as customers figure out how to keep their purses safe, police are hoping someone can recognize these women. the pictures are pretty clear. if you think you know them, call walnut creek police right away. in walnut creek, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. do you recognize this car? the fbi wants to know. they are asking for public help catching the so-called audi bandit. he has robbed several bay area banks. he earned the name for his choice of getaway vehicles. here he is again in an audi all road. surveillance video got a shot of his face unmasked. he is a hispanic man in his early 20s and stands about 5'7." if you do recognize him, call the fbi. new twist today in the ongoing saga of olympic swimmer ryan lochte and his story about being robbed in rio. prosecutors saying it didn't happen. we have the details. but first a chance for you to weigh in on this story. it's our new kpix 5 snapshot survey. so get your smartphone, tablet,
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computer going. we are asking whether you believe lochte's account about being robbed at gunpoint. go to tell us what you think. we'll show you the results of the survey on your screen was toss it over to ken bastida for the latest on the store. >> reporter: evidence seems to discredit his account of what happened. brazilian authorities are now saying the swimmers were vandals not victims. and they have proof. surveillance footage shows four olympic swimmers early sunday morning at a rio gas station. at one point the men are seen leaving their taxi and are made to sit on the ground with their hands in the air. but brazilian police say this is a confrontation with a security guard. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: the chief says, one or more swimmers vandalized the bathroom of the gas station. at least one guard used a gun to stop the athletes from leaving. the men paid for the damage and
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left before police arrived. this contradicts what ryan lochte said this week. >> he put a gun to my forehead. i put my hands up. >> reporter: lochte has already left brazil but jack conger, gunnar bentz and jimmy feigen are still in rio. conger and bentz were pulled off a plane wednesday night after a judge wanted to hear from them again. brazilian authorities began doubting the athletes' report when their stories didn't match. one olympic official is defending the swimmers. >> they had fun, they made a mistake. it's part of life. >> reporter: police are still investigating and say it's too early to decide whether any of the athletes will be charged. too many loose ends on this one. the swimmers did not call police after the incident. lochte told his mom he was robbed! she told reporter [chuckling], she tells reporters and it goes viral online. here's the cover of tomorrow's
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"new york post" with the cover the ugly american. it all also hey caption, liar, liar, speedo on fire. [ laughter ] >> oh, boy. allen, back to you. >> oh, boy is right. all right. we keep our snapshot survey results on the scene. still time to vote at final results in a few minutes. the u.s. government is phasing out its relationship with private prisons. an audit showed they had more safety and security problems than prisons run by the government. now the justice department says it won't renew its contracts with them. as of december 2015, private facilities housed about 12% of all federal inmates. the government started relying on private prisons in the late '90s due to overcrowding. there are more than a dozen contract prisons mostly in texas in the south. the only california facility is in task near bakersfield. it holds about 1800 inmates. now to campaign 2016. with the first debates about a month away the candidates are stepping up their attacks.
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at a campaign stop in north carolina, republican nominee donald trump accused hillary clinton of feigning interest in issues affecting people of color. >> we are going to reject bigotry and i will tell you, the bigotry of hillary clinton is amazing. she sees communities of color only as votes. >> today marks the first rally since trump shuffled his staff and introduced new campaign leadership. meantime hillary clinton used today to angle herself as the law and order candidate. >> i think it's obvious that recent events across the country underscore how difficult and important the work is ahead of us to repair the bonds of trust and respect between our police officers and our communities. >> clinton held a roundtable meeting with law enforcement officials today. the north bay city of
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cloverdale no longer burning bernie sanders campaign. 6,000 people showed up to hear him speak. the city spent thousands in overtime cost for the event and the sanders campaign refused to pay it until now. the city says the sanders campaign reimbursed the city in full $23,000. all right. a new statue of donald trump popped up in san francisco's castro district today. it's naked. the sculpture portrays the republican nominee. it is one of several statues just like it that were put up in cities across the country. and many passersby found it funny. some stopped to snap a selfie. an artist named ginger has taken credit for the installation. coming up, summon an uber without a driver. how the company is hoping to get an edge in the self-driving car race. >> forget the chord. our first look at the new wireless way to charge a tesla. >> still time to vote in our
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snapshot survey. do you believe ryan lochte's account of being robbed at gunpoint? vote online. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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in the next few weeks the company is rolling out a fleet of drive uber is launching a bold new field test. it's ditching its drivers. in the next few weeks the company will roll out a fleet of driverless cars in pittsburg, pennsylvania. the company hopes to put 100 of these self-driving volvos on the road by the end of the year. other cities would get them after that. it's part of a $300 million partnership between volvo and uber. according to one survey, 48% of americans are willing to try out the self-driving cars. and for those who aren't on board, passengers can always opt out and order an old-
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fashioned human driver. >> that brings us to tonight's nightbeat question. would you get into one of these driverless cars? [chuckling] yes or no? send me a tweet at #veronicadlcruz. we'll have your comments as well as poll results coming up tonight at bay area nightbeat; come join us at 10:00 on our sister station, kbcw 44/cable 12. so it is now possible to charge up some type of teslas without using any cords. a wireless charger turns on when a model s owner parks over it and the device delivers enough energy for about 20 miles of driving per hour of charging. a company called plugless makes the charger. it costs about $2,400. so far, it only works for rear- wheel drive models. we have been asking you whether you buy ryan lochte's story about being robbed at gunpoint in rio. the final results on your screen there. 87% no don't believe him. [ laughter ] >> 15% still do. i can understand that. there's quite a bit of evidence
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that shows he wasn't telling the truth. we'll be bring you more of our snapshot survey coming in. >> people have been calling him lying lochte. dramatic rescues from the "bluecut fire" including a dog who leapt from a burning building right into the arms of a firefighter. >> reporter: local weather is live in walnut creek today where a breeze has us down to 82 degrees. fire forecast lake county pled 90s tomorrow and saturday with humidity 25 to 45%. and in southern california, the "bluecut fire," mid-90s there as well with very low relative humidity. we have a change as we head toward the weekend with our forecast. we'll talk about it coming up. >> i'm dennis o'donnell. more bad news for the giants a starting pitcher injures his back. >> who hasn't had any back issues? >> a 49er quarterback injures his -- >> whatever you want to call it. i'm good with that. >> hey, at least their announcer is healthy. >> this is big time in more
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ways than one. >> the 49ers' first female in the broadcast booth coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,
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but one rescue in particular is blowing up on social media. this dog apparently ran out of a the "bluecut fire" caused thousands of people to evacuate in san bernardino county but one rescue is blowing up now on social media. this dog apparently ran out of a burning building right into the arms of the battalion chief. the building collapsed but the dog got out of alive. he had a few scuffs but is otherwise okay. >> originally i thought the dog could come out. i thought it would bite me. i started to back up and it just wanted help, jumped up on me, superficial burns we treated on the paws. >> oh. the dog is now with animal control. they and local firefighters are searching for the owner. >> you know those owners are worried. how about now we go to the dog days of summer? paul deanno is in walnut creek. >> reporter: ha ha. it is pretty toasty high of 93 degrees. [ signal breakup ] it's not
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super hot. it has been super hazy today as smoke from that fire burning in monterey county yes it's still burning. the winds turned to south- southwest wind and you can see that it's carrying the smoke from just east of big sur into the south bay and eventually the east bay so that south-to- north wind profile has made the sky very hazy over the tri- valley the 680 corridor and including walnut creek today. that means the air quality will be rather poor coming up tomorrow. our 18th "spare the air" day of the summer is coming up over the next 24 hours into tomorrow especially in the east bay. current temperatures we have that wide temperature spread once again:
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>> there is a weak area of low pressure [ signal breakup ] which to our east -- meandering over california is now centered south moving west for the next couple of days. this is going to draw on a little bit of extra cloud cover. [ signal breakup ] we'll lose three to five degrees on those afternoon highs especially away from the water. so fog and low cloud cover of course returning to tonight as per usual. hazy sunshine tomorrow. if you had haze and smoke today, you will have it again tomorrow. [ signal breakup ] that's primarily away from the coast. temperatures staying very close to average as we head through the weekend. tomorrow's highs: cooler on the weekend, inland highs in the 80s. staying chilly near the water.
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it's not been a hot summer. low 70s upper a 60s that's it. upper 50s to low 60s at the immediate seashore. [ signal breakup ] sports is next.
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the dodgers in the west and today they lost a starting pitcher to the giants second half is collapsing. they have fallen a game and a half behind the dodgers in the west and today, they lost a starting pitcher to a lower back strain. bruce bochy said that matt cain's back flared up after yesterday's start against pittsburgh when he walked three and allowed six runs in the 5th inning in the giants 6-4 loss to the pirates. as for the extent of the injury, dr. bochy doesn't have many answers. >> does he have any back issues of that kind? >> i don't, i think he has but -- i don't have a the medical stuff in front of me. i'll go in there and check it out. [ pause ] >> who hasn't had any back issues? [ laughter ] >> continuing our medical segment, colin kaepernick will
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not play in this saturday's preseason game at denver. he has a shoulder issue. kaepernick did throw in the team joint practice with the broncos. did not throw, excuse me. but he did throw almost 50 passes on the side. head coach chip kelly says he hopes kaepernick will be back for next week's game versus green bay. the exact name of the sore arm injury is up to your interpretation. >> is it considered a muscle injury? >> yes. >> fatigue? >> you can call it whatever you want. i'm not a doctor. >> i'm not a doctor, either. so you can call it whatever you want. you can consult with a doctor. you can go to web md and see what that says. >> upper arm injury. upper extremity? upper body? just upper body? that's awesome. that raises a lot of things. it's upper extremity. all right. [ laughter ] >> we're good with that.
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>> web md. how about that? i don't know now this allen, but you can catch the 49ers and broncos right here on kpix 5 the pregame starts at 5:30 with the great jeremy newberry. on the mic on the radio side will be the 49ers first female voice. kate scott has come a long way since doug sports updates on knbr. >> you know, i really didn't think this day would be possible. >> reporter: kate scott's dream came true at last week when she made her nfl play-by-play debut calling the 49ers and texans game from the radio booth. >> the ball is out and the ball is loose and the texans have it and they have wide open spaces, 10, 5, touchdown houston. >> reporter: kate has play-by- play experience all right. but going from a high school game to the nfl has its challenges. >> i think that it's going to be the speed of the game especially with chip kelly going to the 49ers this year especially with 90 guys rotating in and out today. i think that combined with the tempo that kelly likes to play
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with, i think that's going to be the biggest challenge. >> reporter: she says the big legal stadium is a far cry from a high school gridiron. >> it was a 7:00 game and there was no lights. so we were in the far corner of the end zone like 20 yards beyond the field so we have absolutely no perspective and then we realize nobody had brought a light so we had to send some kid down through a store down the street to try to buy us lights so once you work with that, thinks big time in more ways than one. >> 20th time the throw, throws out to the ride side, mcdonald open to the 10, the 5s, the 49ers have their first touchdown of the 20 preseason! >> reporter: will your parents be watching channel 5 or listening to knbr? >> that's a good question because sometimes they get too nervous to listen or watch whatever i'm doing. >> i think they should sent kate to the olympics. yesterday the u.s. men's basketball team advanced to the semifinals in rio with a 105-78
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win over argentina. the san antonio spurs guard played in four olympics including the gold in 2004 and ginobili was emotional following the game. >> started playing at 19, 20 years old. now i'm almost 40. so of course, a lot of things happen. some amazing times. most of them with the same core group of guys, good friends. representing a lot of people that i love. um, leaving aside my family. >> don't cry for, um, argentina. >> oh, did you it. >> you did it. >> i had to go there. >> okay. >> gave up a run. >> okay. >> excellent. >> thank you very much. [ laughter ] for news throughout the evening the latest is always on our website, >> join us for nightbeat at 10:00. see you back here at 11:00.
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey! [captioning made possible by fremantle media] steve: how's everybody? i appreciate you. thank y'all. i promise you, i appreciate y'all. thank y'all. well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man steve harvey, and, boy, we got a good one for you today, folks. returning for their third day with a total of 20,965 bucks, out of fayetteville, north carolina, it's the champs. it's the holt family. and from lincoln, nebraska, it's the bailey family. everybody's trying to win theyself a lot of cash and the possibility of driving out of here in a brand-new,
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state-of-the-art ford edge. let's go meet the bailey family. ryan, how you doing, man? ryan: i'm doing good. steve: you folks from nebraska? what part? ryan: uh, lincoln, nebraska. steve: oh, lincoln. so what do you do, ryan? ryan: i'm a firefighter in papillion, nebraska. steve: good, good. thank you. good, good. how long you been doing that? ryan: i've been on papillion for a year and a half. a couple departments before that, so about 3 years total. steve: ok, good. so introduce everybody. ryan: this is my sister kelsey. this is my other sister kaila. kaila's husband-- my brother-in-law john. and that is my brother derek. he is single, ladies. trying to find a... got to find him a woman. trying to find him a woman. steve: whenever a dude do that when you say, "he's single, lady"... like that make 'em want to come in.


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