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iv e from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. big tech companies are every wear in the bay area but tonight one mayor says he had enough. joe -- joe vazquez with the story only on kpix 5 tonight. >> reporter: hp was born here. facebook and google had offices 100 yards from each other. right here. but those companies grow up and move on and so the mayor told me tonight that is what needs to keep happening so the town can manage its growth. >> reporter: current growth pace of the tech economy is at an unsustainable rate. palo alto has a problem, too
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many jobs, too many big tech companies. >> we are growing jobs faster than the region can add transportation, housing solutions and faster than we need. >> reporter: larger firms are buying up a lot of office space downtown. >> what they are doing is squeezing out the start up companies and the business services and the eco system that made this a start up environment. >> reporter: the mayor says the plan includes disinsentsvising office space and increasing incentives to buy homes. unfordable for many. >> we need have a plan for the future. can't be the wild west. maybe it needs to slow down. although that's not what you
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hear. >> we have almost zero unployment. we need to look at how -- unemployment. we need to look at how -- why should we hold on to every job and dollar. not healthy for us. and deprives other regions from that opportunity. >> reporter: to be clear the mayor is the ceo of a tech company. he is not anti-tech, just he is saying they need to manage the growth. joe vazquez, kpix 5. grab your phones. we want to know what you think, is there too much tech in the bay area? go to where ask -- go to now. right now two hurricanes are churning towards highway. kpix 5's chief meteorologist paul deanno is tracking the storms for us tonight. >> there is trouble in paradise as hurricane madeleine. a category 2 hurricane.
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this is the problem. tomorrow night, thursday morning, forecast to still be a hurricane and making a close path to the big island of highway where tonight thunder and hurricane warnings. the governor of highway tined an emergency declaration. you can see the hurricane slowly making their way towards highway. madeleine to the west, lester to the east. lester less of a concern because madeleine is first up. one that is taking it close to hilo, highway. winds 100 miles per hour at the center of the storm with stronger gusts, moving at 10 miles per hour. there is the cone again. likely the center of the storm staying off shore. lots of wind. lots of rain. and a dangerous storm surge within the next 24 hours. the big island of highway. bepublic schools will be closed
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-- all public schools will be closed tomorrow. wildfire is threatening 200 homes in southern california. tonight c -- veronica de la cruz has more. >> reporter: the fire grown to 1,000 acres since it broke out this afternoon. flames ripped through drivegetation. 300 firefighters -- dry vegetation. 300 firefighters are working to control the blaze. one building has been destroyed. one firefighter suffered non- life-threatening injuries. right now the fire is just 10% contained. and the cause is still under investigation. >> thank you. in san jose this evening a call about a possible burglary turned into a bomb square. police responded to a possible break in at a storage unit this
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afternoon. while there officers found a suspicious device and called in the bomb squad. the area was evacuated as a precaution. including several blocks just west of san jose state university campus. >> the cops ran over to me, man, get out of the area right now. it is an emergency situation. i was standing on the corner, across the street. >> the bomb squad gave the all clear and lifted the evacuations. a bigger emergency in san jose. the police department dealing with a major staffing shortage and it force leaders to take drastic measures. mark sayre with what is being done. >> reporter: staffing is down to 813 officers. 300 short of what is needed. next month 348, 10 hour shifts are still unfilled. it would allow the chief to by- pass union rules dictating how to reassign officers. >> the crisis isn't new.
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however it is to the point where we need to do something in order a keep the officers and the community safe immediately. >> reporter: one resident told about his recent experience. >> called police department 5 times. i got relatives on the force. they wanted to come, they couldn't. it is an emergency. >> the city council approved the emergency deckilation 10-1 -- declaration, 10-1. some wanting to look at longer term solutions. >> my goal is to restore our police force. >> the mayor down played the use of the term emergency. >> there is no declaration of emergency similar to after a hurricane or terror attack. we are invoking the emergency clause of a state law that would prohibit the chief from doing what he needs to do. >> reporter: mark sayre, kpix 5. our poll we asked san jose
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residents if they approve of the state of emergency. 49% are for it. 41% are against. we also asked do you feel safe or unsafe living in san jose. 61% say they feel safe. 29% unsafe. donald trump is making a campaign stop tomorrow in mexico. tonight the republican presidential nominee tweeted i have accepted the invitation of president enrique pena nieto of mexico and look forward to meeting him tomorrow. for a year donald trump has been talking about building a wall and making mexico pay for it. also tomorrow donald trump will give a big speech on immigration. what can we expect to see? here is kpix 5's melissa melissa caen.
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. [ indiscernible ] tomorrow marks a big day for hillary clinton as well. the fbi report into her private e-mail server could go public. hundreds of people came together in san francisco to raise money for victims of the earthquake in italy. last week's deadly earthquake destroyed tens of thousands of homes. >> we are the oldest organization, we have been here 99 years. and we feel it is our responsibility to try help out. >> the dinner cost $50 per person. all proceeds go to the italian red cross. this legend weighs in on colin kaepernick. betty yu's interview with kareem abdul-jabbar. >> chris brown taunts police on social media. tonight he is under arrest.
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the drama involving a former beauty contestant. >> how you can get paid to ride on b.a.r.t. >> and grab your phones and weigh in on tonight's poll. we are asking you do you think there is too much tech tech in the bay area area. vote on w/vote now. live results right now at the bottom of your screen.
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we have to protect people's speech who say things that we don't approve of. that was more important than protecting the speech of people that we approve of. >> reporter: could he have done it in a better way? >> i am sure that is the criticism people will say, a better time and a better place to do it. it was up to him. he did have an opportunity and he took it. you know, i am not going to judge him on that. >> reporter: kareem abdul- jabbar picked a team in the presidential race. and it is not donald trump. >> reporter: you are muslim. he wants to register all muslims, how does that sit with you? [ inaudible question ] >> discrimination isn't going to make us safer and not going to make america great. we are great because we understand people should be young on their character. >> reporter: his new book,
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writing from a wall -- writings on the wall. this isn't the first time kareem abdul-jabbar supported an athlete. >> some issues haven't changed. just been a little bit of time. and we are moving faster and we have social media. but the same issues are still here. >> reporter: today kareem abdul- jabbar wrote we should be horrified that 50 years later we are still talking about racial inequality. and recording colin kaepernick kareem abdul-jabbar hopes he follows up with something concrete. do something that will giver meaning to his -- give meaning to his protest. >> we will have your interview
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on >> that's right. chris brown under arrest tonight. this time for assault with a deadly weapon. brittany hopper with what the other had to say. >> i was hanging out for a couple hours. >> the victim spoke out to tmz after she and a friend were partying at chris brown's home when at 3:00 a.m. she was admiring a diamond necklace and then brown put a gun to her face. >> what did you tell you, i told you over and over again. get the "f" out of here. >> reporter: lapd swarmed brown's house as he refused to leave his home till officers got a search warrant. while held up brown was posting videos to instagram. >> i am not coming out. for what?
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[ indiscernible ] >> what i do care about is defacing my name as a person. >> reporter: lapd won't say what they found inside brown's home. neighbors say this should have been handled differently. why so many resources were used for this incident. >> this is too much, i think. you know? >> the victim told tmz she was told to sign a non-disclosure agreement but she refused. in los angeles, kpix 5. attacked by robbers inside his own home. tonight a man says it is not the first time this happened. the latest robbery did happen this morning. police say the robbers attacked two men inside the home. one of the victims says he has been robbed before. >> last time they came, you know, they -- they -- they got my ring. and they got my watch and then
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they get a -- you know, a piece of -- [ indiscernible ] >> the victims are expected to recover. police have made two arrests. a major shake up in the hayward police department left many people in shock. the police chief has been talken off the -- taken off the job over a personal matter. kpix 5's juliette goodrich with what the city is saying tonight. >> reporter: the police chief was featured in a story on kpix 5 about her dedication to cross fit training and competition. she was appointed police chief in 2011. the first female police chief to lead the department. she started her career in 1986 with the san jose police department. they released a statement confirming she was placed on paid administrative leave for personnel issues. but didn't explain what issues.
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high ranking officials were blind sided by her sudden leave saying it came out of left field. kpix 5 learned the chief's husband a retired naval officer had a contract to provide surfaces to the police department and other agencies. a contract approved by the city council two years ago before they married. the city manager said she could not respond to our questions on whether his contract is still in effect or if it presented a conflict of interest for the chief. the police department has been through a lot. they lost one of their own. shot and killed in the -- killed in the line of duty. police officers tell me their mission right now is public safety and their own safety while the investigation resumes. juliette goodrich, kpix 5. a battle between two bay area techgiants. google preparing to expand a ride sharing service to compete
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with uber. it began the program in may. this fall they plan to open it to people who use waze . they also limit trips to work or home with a mack. of two trips per day. like to make extra cash? make b.a.r.t. b.a.r.t. started offering passengers money to opon board. -- to hop on board. you can't catch during the peak of morning commute from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. you earn point for every mile you travel by train. you get bonus points if you ride between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and you can trade the points for cash. the goal is to ease congestion on b.a.r.t. weather time.
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no threat for dry lightning tonight. radar showing all clear in the north bay. the one spot we were looking for the possibility of dry lightning. dry tonight. dry for the future. the beginning of september will start on a dry and chilly note. temperatures below average. temperatures tonight, a spectacular sunset. here you go. livermore 65 degrees. oakland 64. concord 67. san francisco and santa rosa in the low 60s. over night tonight, minimal low cloud cover. a mild night. sticky outside. more humid air holds on to the heat. 60 in livermore tonight. mountain view 60. san rafael 66. san francisco 57 degrees. the set up in the atmosphere, the big picture theme is the flow from the ocean is going nowhere for the next six days.
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high pressure tie the south. onshore flow. low pressure over the gulf of alaska. onshore flow. the flow from the ocean keeps going. even though san jose gets the sunshine tomorrow, watch the temperatures rise on future cast into the afternoon. a gorgeous day. average is 82 degrees. you will max out in the mid- 70s. that is perfection when it comes to weather and we will see the onshore flow continue. the low-pressure system over western washington will get stronger through friday and the weekend. temperatures cooler than average. labor day weekend and the weather outside should be fantastic. san francisco, average high 69 degrees. 67 tomorrow. san jose 79. morgan hill 85 for you. redwood city 78. hayward 73. a lot of sunshine. the onshore flow keeps you comfortable. san rafael 78.
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sunonea 83. through the holiday weekend, really nice weather. 70 near the bay. low 80s inland. a sign by next week we may get warmer or hotter. it has been a spectacular summer with not much in the way of extremes. >> beautiful day today. thank you. all right. we will tell you why this bay area girl road to school today in this fire truck. >> and here are tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. >> the 49ers take on the chargers thursday. catch the game on kpix 5 at 7:00 p.m. (((break))) ,,,,,,,,,,,, (((break)))
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a tour bus caught fire on 880 tonight. happened jus oad. following breaking news out of san jose. a tour bus caught fire on 880 tonight before 10:00 p.m. the fire is out now. no reports of injuries. but 880 north bound was briefly shut down. one lane is back omen.
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-- open. dashcam video of a 10 car pile up. check it out. a semi plowed through a line of cars in northern california last week. one -- in new york last week. one of the cars caught fire. a woman trapped inside. they pulled her out. she escaped with only cuts and bruises. the mayor posted this video to honor the actions of the good samaritans and first responders. a 9-year-old berkeley girl road to school in style today. she spent months in recovery after a taxi hit her while she was in the crosswalk in march. she broke both of her legs. today firefighters drove her to school in their fire truck. how cool is that? she had a huge smile on her face as they picked her up at her house. firefighters wanted to do something special for her. she is able to walk again.
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pitchers in baseball at at&t tonight and a rough week for the 49ers. they lost another reserve for the sees -- receiver for the season. we are up next. ,,,, as a supervisor at pg&e, it's my job to protect public safety, keeping the power lines clear, ,,,, while also protecting the environment. the natural world is a beautiful thing, the work that we do helps us protect it. public education is definitely a big part of our job, to teach our customers about the best type of trees to plant around the power lines. we want to keep the power on for our customers. we want to keep our community safe.
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header tomorrow..mean while, san francisco had a chance up ground in it rained in colorado tonight so the dodgers will play a double header tomorrow. and san francisco gained ground in the west. top of the fifth, bases loaded. a line drive to center field, two runs score. arizona 4-1. johnny cueto gave up four runs. joe panic make it happen. double play. the giants rally in the 9th but come up short. 4-3 the final. two games behind the dodgers. san francisco one ahead of st. louis in the wildcard. the a's traded costa -- coco crisp to the indians. he claimed the a's were purposely trying to avoid playing him a roster bonus.
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a's in houston. bottom of the third. bloop base hit. the rbi single. 7th inning. only big mistake, crushes it. gets that train moving. astros 3-1. a's wrap up with houston tomorrow. bruce ellington placed on the season ending injured reserve list. he suffered a torn hamstring on friday. he was supposed to see a lot of playing time this season. and the 49ers are dropping like flies. former cal bear dealing with a knee injury. expected to return. rogers out with a any injury and -- knee injury and simpson
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cut last week. 49ers not healthy as they play san diego on thursday. we will be there. yes, indeed. >> we will be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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every day, the oil companies pollute our air. putting their... ...profits ahead of our kids' health. now they're trying to weaken california's clean air laws. i'm tom steyer. we've had a million kids get asthma. we need to send the oil companies a message. tell your legislator to stand up to the oil companies and protect our clean air laws. don't let the oil companies put their profits... ...ahead of our kids. late show with steve con bear is next. spectacular sunset. gorgeous sun rise tomorrow morning. >> all right. next newscast is 4:30 a.m.
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