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with climate change and that was the true message of the day. >> are we here to save lake tahoe? [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: lake tahoe may have been the reason for today's events but climate change is what took center stage. >> scientists first told us that our planet was changing because of human activity. it was received as a bombshell but in a way, we shouldn't have been surprised. the most important changes are always the changes made by us. >> reporter: we threatened lake tahoe for decades but now for the first time ever that has change. one of the local places where global climate change is having an effect is right here in lake tahoe. it used to be the issue with lake tahoe came from humans things that were happening in the tahoe basin. now, just as much a threat to tahoe's health is climate change. for two decades, locals, politicians in the private sector invested time and $2 billion into lake tahoe. their work can only go so far.
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>> lake tahoe is getting warmer faster than any large lake in the world. the ambient air temperature is up. the lake has warmed dramatically. >> reporter: so despite the success the region has seen, there's a call to action for something with a local effect. >> our healing of lake tahoe proves it's within our power to pass on the incredible bounty of this country to the next generation. or work isn't done. >> reporter: the conversation about climate change doesn't end here at the lake tahoe summit. in fact, it continues. president obama is now going on to hawaii for the next couple of days for a conservation summit and also to discuss climate change. that conversation will continue even further towards the end of the week in china where he will be meeting with leaders there to discuss climate change. reporting live in lake tahoe, emily turner, kpix 5. only on "5," san francisco's plan for muni in the mission promises to speed
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up commutes. but at what cost? kpix 5 reporter phil matier live in the mission with some startling numbers for us, phil. >> reporter: allen, you have all heard the expression, time is money. but the case with muni it's unbelievable money. how about a million bucks a minute? here's the story. for the past five months, san francisco has been busy remaking 23 blocks of mission street in order to make it more bus friendly. putting in transit only lanes, taking out parking and rerouting traffic. the cost, $2.4 million. and a lot of complaints by local businesses who say change is killing them. >> muni says, well, we gained two minutes on the bus going faster. so is it really worth the two minutes? >> reporter: for city hall it is. >> for a lot of the riders that are coming through and getting to the mission, it feels like 10 minutes. >> the 65,000 people that ride in the mission corridor every
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day. >> reporter: the trouble is, the faster buses also means fewer cars coming in to shop. >> we support the better service of muni for riders with you what this is doing is basically hurting the businesses and hurting the economic vitality of this community. >> reporter: take, for example, the intersection after busy cesar chavez boulevard. >> they created what we're calling the trump wall. people cannot drive into mission street. they are forced to make a right- hand turn. >> reporter: and go around the block and back to mission. no sooner do you get back on mission, than they are ordering to you go off again and again and again. >> it's stopped people now from coming down -- >> reporter: what happened -- >> consequently what's happened is, over 300 businesses revenue has dropped drastically in the last five months. >> we are going to keep tweaking it with input from the
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shopkeepers to make sure they're not hurt. >> a neighborhood already in crisis, muni has come in -- >> reporter: this is supposed to help you. >> but it's not! >> i think that's a good stamp i think muni ought to keep making sure that we improve on it. >> reporter: he businesses around here say that the red lanes are taking out traffic and the traffic is reducing business and we are just talking to the owners of this store as they were closing up and they were telling us that, yes, their exist has suffered, as well. so what's muni going to do about it? well, they are talking about taking some of those get off mission street signs down and maybe trying to speed things up. how much that's going to cost, we'll keep you posted. live in san francisco, phil matier, kpix 5. a master mailbox keep that belongs to the u.s. postal service slipped into the wrong hands. right now, everyone in san francisco 94190 zip code is at risk for mail to be stolen. kpix 5's cate caugiran is live on nob hill with investigators and who they think they are
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looking for. cate. >> reporter: well, veronica, victims were told that the thieves used a special key to access their mailboxes and scarier, that same key could give the thieves access to apartment lobbies and mailboxes out on the street within the 94109 zip code. >> anybody with an intercom box can basically -- their building is wide open to these guys. >> reporter: he lives in this apartment complex on van ness avenue a building thieves broke into three times in august. >> it's disturbing. it's reality these days. >> reporter: the building's security system caught it all on camera. here you see a man and woman using what authorities believe is either a copy or real usps master key to get inside the building. within minutes they used the same key to open all mailboxes and walked away with neighbors' mail, packages, and his new credit card. >> at 6 p.m. i get a call from american express saying we're, um, we
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want to check out we think may have some fraudulent charges on your card. >> reporter: he says it was $5,000 worth of fraudulent charges. now, the feds are involved. >> we take these investigations very seriously. potential penalty up to 10 years in federal prison for the possession of counterfeit key. >> reporter: the postal insecter says that's not including the mail theft charge. >> we also have the mail theft charges which is also a federal offense potential penalty up to five years in federal prison. >> reporter: and up to $250,000fine. but first, the feds need to catch the couple and figure out how they got the key in the first place. >> we have been told that it was likely either stolen from usps, an employee, or disgruntled employee may have sold one. >> reporter: he told me so far he hasn't seen usps change his lock. we asked usps about it and they
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said they couldn't comment on any security measures but said they are considering all options including rekeying all mailbox locks in the 94109 zip code. cate caugiran, kpix 5. two young girls died on the way to school this morning. it happened after the car their mother was driving plunged into the petaluma river. investigators say the mother did not have a driver's license. it happened around 8:00 in the morning at the spot where petaluma boulevard hugs the river near gositch avenue. kpix 5's jessica flores with the latest. >> reporter: the white impala flipped over 6 feet deep into the petaluma river. the 26-year-old mother climbed out but her two girls were trapped inside. the girls 9 and 5 from rohnert park. first responders reached the girls after 25 minutes. but they one able to save them. the officers visibly shaken up
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at the scene. >> eight officers went into the water along with firefighters and pulled the children out. immediately they started cpr got them into an ambulance to the hospital but at some point they were pronounced dead. >> reporter: the mother was driving northbound here on petaluma boulevard when she veered into the median and overcorrected ended up down below in the creek. chp says the car hit several trees on its 20-foot fall down the ridge. as crews pulled the crushed car from the creek, a diver searched for anything that could have fallen out. chp says they were looking for a booster seat. the 7-year-old should have been using one. they didn't find one. the little girl's backpack all that was left intact after the wreckage. these are the same officers who responded to a crash last week in jenner where two young girls died after plunging into water. >> two of these in such a short amount of time and knowing i
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was going to go out there and -- get diverted to this. it's tough when you have to take care of business first to find out what happened and if there's anything that can be used to prevent it in the future. >> reporter: the mother could face a misdemeanor for driving without a license. they are also investigating other factors that could have contributed to the crash. in petaluma, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. >> some of today's first responders were on their way to the funerals of two other little girls who died in a similar crash. 6-year-old caitlyn, 4-year-old haley marcus both drowned in the back seat of a pickup truck last week as they were being driven to school last week. the pickup truck they were in veered off the road went into the russian river. the girls' mother who was driving got out of the truck but couldn't save her children. these latest crashes raise the question would you know how to survive an underwater crash? consumerwatch reporter julie watts reports.
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>> reporter: it's literally some parents' worst nightmare your car in the water your child in the back seat. coming up, we share with you the four words and an important order in which to perform them to help your save your child. >> plus, caught on camera, they are organized and well armed. a group of men break into a bay area home. the tactics that have police worried. >> then, a quieter ride. the simple design change to make bart trains less noisy. >> and it's a beautiful evening in the san francisco bay area. specifically, the south bay. rain-free and cloud-free. san jose and campbell, los gatos, all looking good this evening. the temperatures only in the mid-70s. when will we warm up? tomorrow starts september typically gets warm then. your updated seven-day forecast is next. ,,,,,,
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they watched from a remote camera as a group of burglars broke into their home. and police think the suspects hit at least one other home..
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the houses are in the same ne fremont homeowners watch from a remote camera as burglars broke into their home. suspects hit at least one other home. the house is in the same neighborhood. one on pilgrim loop, the other hunter lane both hit this month. kpix 5's keit do test thank you the burglars were out for a big payoff. >> it's not normal. >> reporter: this surveillance video was captured sunday night at 9:45 p.m. at a time when police say the crooks were hoping someone was home. they quietly pushed open the double french doors from the backyard and snuck in using police-like tactics covering every entrance and communicating with each other and then they sat and waited five of them with a handgun each one with an extended magazine. >> they meant business. >> 100%. i don't understand why else would you go into a house with five guys each with handguns. >> reporter: luckily, no one was home. but the homeowner watched the whole ordeal live on his phone
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and called police. the robbers got away with some electronics and other valuables. what's more, investigators say another home invasion 12 days earlier happened on hunter lane about a half mile away. that time, the family was held at gunpoint, robber made off with more than $150,000 in jewelry and electronics. fremont police say the two crimes are related. detective mike gephardt says everyone dropped what they are doing to focus on this case. now the fremont police's number one priority. >> one suspect with a distinctive shirt on and trying to find that shirt. we are hoping to get a lot of eyes on the video to get a lead. >> it was bad. >> reporter: neighborhood association press [indiscernible name] lives directly across the scene and was home when he got the call from the victim. >> my house is being invaded by people who have guns. >> reporter: it's the last thing would you expect in fremont's mission hills neighborhood where homes go for
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well over $2 million. he says the area has mostly chinese and indian families to cultures knowing to have valuables. >> asian people have money and jewelry at home and we're easy targets because we don't carry guns so, you know, that might get people to do what they do. >> reporter: the neighborhood association president says they will be installing cameras here to record every vehicle that comes and goes from the area. in fremont, kiet do, kpix 5. >> as we have been reporting, it's a too common tragedy. four children have now died this month in the bay area after being trapped in submerged cars, but safety experts say it is possible to survive in a sinking car. kpix 5's consumerwatch reporter julie watts has a survival plan. julie. >> reporter: in a experts say you can survive with your child even in the terrifying scenario if you remember four words, first, seatbelt, unbuckle it. second, roll down the windows. don't open the windows, just roll down the windows.
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third, get your child out. and then, four, get out of the car. rescue workers visibly upset unable to save two little girls from this car submerged in the petaluma river a painfully familiar scene. just last week, sisters caitlyn and haley drowned when the truck they were riding in plunged into aanother northern california waterway. >> a woman came up shortly after that screaming my babies, my babies. >> reporter: it's a scenario that automobile submersion researchers say is too common. >> in the united states about 300 to 400 people a year drown in cars and that accounts for up to 10% of all drownings. >> reporter: and a doctor says 10% is significant especially considering his research shows these accidents are survivable if you can remember seatbelt, window, children, out. >> you can't go anywhere if your seatbelt is done up. >> reporter: as soon as you hit the water seatbelt off unbuckle immediately, next open the window or break it.
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then get the kids out unbuckling them oldest to youngest pushing them out before you. >> once you get out of the vehicle, it becomes very difficult for you to get back in the car to get somebody. >> reporter: when it comes to accidents involving kids, he believes the car seat chest clip is likely to blame for many deaths. critical to keeping kids safe in a crash he says the nonuniform clips can be cumbersome and prevent a quick escape. while emergency release technology was patented nearly a decade ago, manufacturers point out the national highway traffic safety administration doesn't require car seats have emergency release. >> there needs to be something standardized and simple where everybody can do it. >> reporter: now, we -- [ pause ] >> reporter: now, we are unaware of any car seats on the market that have emergency release. we reached out to nhtsa today. the agency regulates car seats. we asked if they ever researched or considered mandating emergency release in carseats. the agency couldn't get back to us in time know of our
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deadline. in the meantime, experts say you might want to try practicing unbuckling your child with your eyes closed and make sure that anyone who drives your child in a car seat can get them out of that car seat quickly. in san francisco, julie watts, kpix 5. >> good idea. be prepared. likelihood is it's not going happen to but be prepared. >> better safe than sorry for sure. >> labor day weekend right around the corner. looking forward to some good weather. >> we have a holiday weekend. weather is going to be fine. we are looking for banner 95 degrees. you're not going to find it here. but if you are looking for sunshine, comfortable weather, chilly breeze, we have it. we have had it for the entire month. your last day of august high temperatures it was warm in the north bay santa rosa you hit 89. at the sonoma county airport, 87 for you. concord 4 degrees below average. fremont 72. san francisco 66 degrees. we didn't get above 70 for the entire month. got to talk about the tropics because not only are there
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tropical systems heading toward hawaii, there's a tropical system that's going to scoot right through the southeastern u.s. as we roll through the holiday weekend. its name is tropical storm hermine. and it's really going to be a big rainmaker. i'm not as concerned about the wind but this is moving so slowly that we already have seen ten inches of rain in some portions of florida and additional ten inches of rain are likely and may hit charlotte, atlanta, macon, raleigh. as we roll through the holiday weekend there may be significant flooding issues on the east coast from a tropical storm. around here, as you and i both know, we don't get tropical systems around here because our ocean water is so cool. that's the key as to why the weather has been so chilly around here over the past couple of weeks. mild night. concord 59. san jose 58. oakland 58. but the temperatures will stay chilly because the flow continues from the chilly pacific ocean. will we see low cloud cover returning tonight? absolutely yes. the overnight lows in the 50s and 60s. lots of fog, fremont north to
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vallejo. and also oakland 58 degrees. tomorrow, we'll stay on the cool side of average. once again, temperatures running up to 5 to 7 degrees cooler than average because of the breeze coming in from the beach. san francisco 67 to start off september. oakland 68. nice day in fremont. morning clouds, afternoon sunshine, 72. napa you hit 7875. and we will see some 80s inland. cooler in santa rosa. livermore 82. fairfield 84. holiday weekend, as veronica mentioned, there will be some minor changes, but the overall theme 80s in our warmest spots inland, 60s along the beach. we'll have sunshine away from the water for your labor day holiday weekend. extended forecast, calling for, you know, some fluctuations of a few degrees here and there but the overall theme is that shift in the wind, that often happens in september, is going to have to happen after september 7. the first 7 days of september kind of more of the same not that it's bad. just not changing. it will. >> yeah. >> settling in. it's weather in san francisco.
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>> thank you. got a live look right now from phoenix. donald trump will soon make a speech on immigration. we'll check in with kpix 5 political analyst melissa caen about how trump's speech could play a role in the election. >> and we all know bart trains have a unique sound. what the transit agency is doing to make your next ride a little quieter. ,,,, 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.
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technology to quiet the your commute is about to get more peaceful. >> today bart showed off some new technology to quiet those screeching wheels. kpix 5 reporter wilson walker shows us how it works. >> i live six, seven blocks from here and you can hear the screech. >> what's all that grinding and screeching you hear when bart goes whizzing by? you have heard the phrase, where the rubber meets the road. right? the well, this is all about where the wheels meet the rails. there's two points that the
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wheel is contacting the rail and ideally there should only be one. >> reporter: for all these years bart's original wheel design has presented a problem. those 2 points of contact which cause the wheels to skip and rattle their way across the bay area. >> especially in curved sections of the rail. sometimes the current wheels will actually spin. >> reporter: then the problem gets worse as all that spinning and rattling wears down the tracks. >> that rail wear, over time, turns into what looks look a corrugated roof. >> reporter: when the wheels hit the rails -- >> that causes the loud screeching on bart now. >> reporter: so here's the fix. the wheels will be resurfaced to have a slightly tapered angle eliminating the two points of contact and allowing them to roll more smoothly. then there's the double payoff of less wear on the rails meaning bart won't have to spend so much time grinding away the noise.
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saves money, noise and wear on the rails. every axle in the fleet will have to roll through the wheel press. >> if we did the entire fleet hundreds of cars that's 21408 wheels that would have to be cut. >> reporter: early testing suggests the volume will go down maybe as much as 50%. so once the new wheels are rolling, bart may never sound quite the same. >> we have found a way that it's going to prevent the loud screech that everyone knows. >> reporter: in hayward, wilson walker, kpix 5. >> coming up in the next half- hour a tip between two bay area transit agency, why ac transit workers aren't happy with bart. ahead. >> and after being accused of flip-flopping on one of his core campaign messages, donald trump will make a speech on his immigration policy. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,
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two young girls drowned in the back sea ar this morning. petaluma police say their mother swerved off the road, went d our top stories at 6:30, two young girls drown in the back seat of a car this morning. petaluma police say the mother swerved off the road, went down an embankment and into the petaluma river. the mother escaped the girls couldn't be saved. the woman was driving without a license.
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the accident comes a week after two sisters drowned in a pickup truck that crashed into the russian river. president obama went to lake tahoe at the lake tahoe summit. climate change is affecting the lake. researchers say the famous blue water lost almost 5 feet of clarity this year. a look at donald trump rally in phoenix. rudy giuliani is speaking now. vice-presidential candidate mike pence about to introduce trump who will outline his immigration policy. >> kpix 5 political analyst melissa caen joins us now. >> reporter: hi. >> long anticipated this speech. >> reporter: it's been juliani, jeff sessions, now it's pence. everyone is waiting for donald trump to speak and we have been waiting for a while. he was supposed to deliver this speech last week but he postponed it to fine-tune it. we are going to take a look live at mike pence. donald trump hasn't yet taken the stage. >> we're waiting.
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[ laughter ] >> trump was in mexico today and asked about the wall and his answer about who is going to pay for it was different than what mexico's president later responded. >> um, yeah. that's right. trump told reporters that he and mexico's president talked about the wall that he has vowed to build on the southern border of the u.s. but trump said they did not discuss trump's demand that mexico pay for it. the president of mexico said at the start of his conversation with trump, he made it clear mexico will not pay for the wall. listen to what trump told reporters after the men met. >> we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. this was a very good discussion. >> that was disputed later by the president of mexico. >> hm. >> and hillary clinton spoke earlier today and was very quick to get on the offensive and criticize his trip. it essentially was last-minute. >> certainly was. a lot of people trying to put that trip together there. she took swipes at donald trump
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during her stop in cincinnati. she spoke at the national convention to the american legion. in her speech, clinton spoke of all the hard work necessary to build coalitions. she recalled her effort as secretary of state to get countries to work together. clinton accused trump of trying to make up for a year of insults by visiting mexico for just a few hours. >> you don't build a coalition by insulting our friends or acting like a loose cannon. you do it by putting in the slow hard work of building relationships. >> trump will have a chance to respond to clinton both tonight and also when he speaks to the american legion tomorrow. >> being told that donald trump is just coming out to the podium right now. do you really think that what he says tonight will shift some of these undecided voters? is he going to soften his stance? >> i think he is going to try to reconcile the sort of softened stance and the hard stance he has been saying all along to keep, um, old voters
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and get new ones. >> let's listen in. donald trump is starting to speak. [ applause and cheers ] >> wow, that's a lot of people, phoenix, that's a lot of people. [ applause and cheers ] >> thank you very much. [ applause and cheers ] [ applause and cheers ] [ applause and cheers ] [ applause and cheers ] >> usa, usa, usa, usa!! [ applause and cheers ] >> thank you, phoenix. i am so glad to be back in arizona. >> whoo! [ applause and cheers ] >> a state that has a very, very special place in my heart. [ applause and cheers ] >> i love the people of arizona. and together we are going to win the white house in november. [ applause and cheers ] whoo!! [ applause and cheers ] >> now, you know, this is where it all began for me, remember that massive crowd also? >> yeah! >> so i said, let's go and have
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some fun tonight. we're going to arizona. okay? [ applause and cheers ] >> thank you. >> this will be a little bit different. this won't be a rally speech per se. instead, i'm going to deliver a detailed policy address on one of the greatest challenges facing our country today, illegal immigration. [ applause and cheers ] >> i have just landed, having returned from a very important and special meeting with the president of mexico, a man i like and respect very much and a man who truly loves his country, mexico. [ applause and cheers ] >> and by the way, just like i am a man who loves my country, the united states. [ applause and cheers ]
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we agreed on the importance of ending the illegal flow of drugs, cash -- >> that's right. a big crowd for him. according to the campaign, 13,000 people rsvp'ed for that event. that's why there are so many enthusiastic people. >> i don't know if you noticed some boos. >> a lot of chanting usa. you said reconcile. >> try to take the harder stances that attracted a number of people to him. but also soften them a bit so that he is not so susceptible of being turned off to voters. >> you want to watch it and we'll be hearing from you at 11. >> of course. >> and tonight at 10:00 on nightbeat and that brings us to our nightbeat question. a record number of americans have an unfavorable viewed of trump and clinton. so tonight we're asking, are you one of them? send me a tweet right now right
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there at #veronicadlcruz. we'll have your best responses as well as those poll results tonight. join us for bay area nightbeat at 10:00 on our sister station, kbcw 44/cable 12. only on "5," bart versus ac transit. >> coming up the tift between the two agencies leaving their workers upset. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,
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but kpix 5's john ramos found out... only on "5" bart is cracking down on who is allowed to park in their lots. as kpix 5's john ramos found out some of the spots are filled by employees who play a crucial role in your commute. >> reporter: every day, thousands of people pass through the hayward bart station and many of them arrive here on ac transit buses. >> because that's what we're here for to bring people to the bart station. >> reporter: but those who drive the buses here say bart doesn't seem to appreciate that very much. the hayward station is a hub for ac transit with many bus
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drivers beginning and ending their shifts here and a lot of them park in the bart lot while they are working. they pay the daily fee but the spaces are supposed to be reserved for roundtrip train riders and some bus drivers are getting tickets for being here. >> we are supposed to be in this together and we are turning around and we are getting penalties for it and fined for it. >> reporter: you do see a lot of ac transit employees coming and going from the station but no one really knows how many are parking here. so drivers are being asked to fill out a questionnaire about their parking habits as the two agencies discuss the issue. >> technically drivers are supposed to park at a bus facility on the south side of town and take a shuttle to the bart station. but drivers complain that process can add up to an hour on each end of their day. so many of them come straight here. >> it's been going on since ac been here and hadn't been no problem. >> parking is in high demand and we have to serve our riders but we also understand the situation there. we are reaching out to them see
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if we can reach out to someone. >> reporter: bart can't afford to lose dozens of spaces to nonriders each day even if they are the people who make public transit to the station possible. in hayward, john ramos, kpix 5. ♪[ music ] taking recycling to the next level. >> coming up, the honor for a bay area teen raising thousands of dollars to help put a smile on children's faces. >> the latest right now on tropical storm madeline moving in on the big island. thankfully wind has not been much of an issue only up to 30 miles per hour but tremendous amounts of rain and a storm surge likely this evening and overnight. our weather is calm. just a little ocean breeze. the forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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around the world. but it's how she does it that makes her this week's bay area jefferson award winner. a south bay teen brings smiles to children in the u.s. and around the world but it's how she does it that makes her this week's bay area jefferson award winner. kpix 5's sharon chin here with her story. >> reporter: that's right. she turns plastic and aluminum into money and uses it to change lives. ♪[ music ] >> okay, you guys go to all the
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trash cans on this side. reporter: sonali ranaweera leads fellow students in an afternoon routine at a high school in san jose. they collect bottles and cans that the 16-year-old trades for cash at the recycling center. the work can be filthy. >> just knowing that i'm doing something good, that makes me not even think about the gross part. i want to change someone's life. i want to make someone smile. >> reporter: she has raised more than $60,000 through recycling for smiles, a nonprofit she founded in 2011. a quarter of the money has gone to new york-based smile train to fund corrective surgery for nearly 60 children with cleft lips or palates. the community fundraising director offers high praise. >> sonali is one of our superstars. we don't see a lot of kids who have the initiative and drive that she has demonstrated at such a young age. >> reporter: her community service project started five years ago when she was 11 years
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old. her parents gave her $100 for christmas and said use this money to make a difference. sonali wanted to pay for a child's surgery but didn't have enough money so she turned to recycling and didn't stop. today students, relatives, friends and businesses help her collect and sort bottles and cans. volunteer alison sanchez has learned something about giving. >> you don't have to, like, build a hospital to help a lot of people. you can just start a club like sonali did and her own charity. >> reporter: a teacher calls sonali a role model on campus. >> it really brings that opportunity to make a difference to all of us here at school. >> reporter: she has also donated tens of thousands of dollars to other causes like dental care for kids in sri lanka, meals for children in yemen and school supplies for bay area students. >> when it comes to wanting to do good, every small thing counts. >> reporter: so for raising money through recycling to
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change the lives of children, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to sonali ranaweera. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> each surgery costs $250. at 5 cents a can or bottle you need 5,000 of them to pay for one operation. her family travels to peru this year and she met some children with the corrective surgery not the one she paid for but she still saw firsthand the kind of impact that she is having for these kids. i'm sure sonali has bigger plans. next she wants to get to 100 surgeries so she has to pay for 40 more and then wants to tackle world hunger. >> of course. >> how old is she? [ laughter ] >> she is a teenager with a lot of energy. >> good for her. >> that's great. deserve. you can nominate your local hero for a jefferson award online at >> all from stuff we throw away. that's absolutely amazing. our weather is pleasant. we are going to talk about san
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francisco, no rainfall this time of year. but man have we been so chilly for the entire month downtown san francisco, august 8, 70 degrees that's it. first couple of days of september won't get there. we'll stay chilly for a while. temperatures outside currently 78 in concord. 67 in oakland. 73 in livermore. everybody below average. san francisco holding steady in the mid-60s. santa rosa 81. below average the only place in america where that's affirmative, as well. oakland tonight 58: fairfield 58 degrees, as well. sunrise tomorrow 6:40 officially in san francisco. there's a broad low pressure area up to the north. as long as it stays there it's not just the fact that there is a lower round, where is it located? if it's to our north the
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counterclockwise flow around it will grab a northwest to west wind onshore flow. so how chilly is the ocean? there's your answer. that's one version of air- conditioning taking cooler and and transporting it. there's the cooler air, there's the mechanism forcing the cooler air into the bay area. as long as that low doesn't move things like this will happen. :afternoon temperatures rarely above 60 degrees despite the fact that we'll have plenty of sunshine once again tomorrow in san francisco. so overnight tonight we are talking about temperatures elevated. we'll stay cool. once again tomorrow, cool. minor changes on labor day, 60s at the water, 80s inland. this is my forecast compared to what's average everybody about 2 to 7 degrees cooler than normal. cupertino good day for you sunshine 81.
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union city 71. pacifica 61 very chilly still at the beach. dublin high of 76. antioch 84. pleasant hill 82. 67 in san francisco tomorrow. richmond 69. san rafael afternoon sunshine for you 77. and rohnert park your high tomorrow 79 degrees. extended forecast: if you are heading to the beach, don't wear a t-shirt! you will be too cold. we'll be right back. nfl ,,
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team's last he .a the chargers, tomorrow at 7 here on kpix-5... takes a back seat to rnck nfl up top and the 49ers. it's the eve of the team's last dress rehearsal tomorrow at 7:00 on kpix 5. it takes a back seat to every move colin kaepernick makes. before the game. dennis o'donnell is in san diego. >> reporter: thank you, vern. colin kaepernick insists his beef is not with the military. he wants to stand during the national anthem until he sees progress in the minority oppression, social justice and police brutality but this is san diego home of the red,
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white and blue. >> look at me right now. >> sir! >> san diego, california! >> reporter: san diego is home to one of the largest military bases in the country. and tomorrow night, the chargers will host their 28th annual salute to the military. the national anthem will be performed by navy officer steven powell and 240 military members will hold a super flag. all this while colin kaepernick plans to sit during the national anthem. >> i'll continue to sit. i'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed. >> we fight for him to be able to express how he feels so -- >> that's his right. that's his choice. >> in the years that i have been here we're all up there, um, on the line together as a team. >> reporter: while fighting for social injustice, kaepernick is also fighting for a job. chip kelly says blaine gabbert will not play thursday. so it might be kaepernick's best chance to make a statement at quarterback. >> unfortunately, because of,
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um, colin's injury, missing those first two preseason games he only has 13 snaps so, uhm, we have to move forward and see if we can get him some more snaps. >> reporter: tomorrow, san diego and prance the entire kun -- perhaps the entire country could see the birth of a movement or the end of his career as a 49er. in san diego, dennis o'donnell, kpix 5. all right, dennis. hey, don't forget, coverage of the game with colin kaepernick with the national anthem starts at 6:59 tomorrow on kpix 5. baseball, 30 games left, and the giants are still tapping on the shoulder of a front running dodgers. let's all flock down to third and king streets. these birds care less about the game going on. defense behind him. watch this. hernandez just glove little tops number away from paul gold schmitt.
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big league gem. bottom 7th, it's angel pagan playing like he wants a contract. he does want a big c drove in a run to increase the lead to 3-1 and cast zia handled the basis loaded threat in the 8th and the diamondbacks came up empty giants won it final of 4-2. >> were you aware anywhere in the back of your mind that if you had a really bad day today and the dodgers had a good one you could be going -- >> i don't. i can't. i can't -- >> that's why i asked. >> i know. i'm answering the question, too. no. no. we try to stay positive here. >> you are debbie downer. [ laughter ] >> this is not a debbie downer. the dodgers dropped the first game of today's doubleheader in colorado. so the giants are currently one game behind in the west. giants still have the top wild card spot starting tomorrow. miss texas in heeled espadrilles from the mound.
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is that a factor? we're in houston. so are the a's. here's the game. we have the best of liam hendricks. that's how the a's lost the game final of 4-3. hack avenue sack dodger back -- you talk about a kick save and a beauty. oh, my goodness. kurt suzuki and the twins was a victim of that last night. wow. college football starts for stanford friday. did you know four of the last 7 years the cardinal has produced the heisman trophy runnerup? they are trying to avoid that this season. with running back christian mccaffrey he came back on the radar when he broke bernie sanders' all time rushing record last year. best player award, alabama's derek henry nudged him out of the heisman voting so stanford starting friday against kansas
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state will be more aggressive in marketing number 5 this season although he says he is ready to stiff arm that kind of publicity. >> at the end of the day you still get up at 5:30 a.m. in the winter to grind with your teammates and that's what you're thinking about more than, you know, what magazine you're on or anything of that stuff. >> anyway, christian mccafe stanford they get it going 8th ranked in the nation on friday. i know it's never going to be michigan-ohio state in this market. if people cared more about the special stuff going on down on the farm. it's amazing. >> got to appreciate it. >> good football. >> that's it for kpix 5 news at 6:00. join me tonight for nightbeat; come join us at 10:00 on our sister station, kbcw 44/cable 12. i got your nose right here. i know that's your thumb, grandpa. talent! learn about it!
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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.
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey! [cheering and applause] [captioning made possible by fremantle media] steve: thank you. thank you very much. how y'all? i appreciate this. i appreciate it. yeah, i do. thank y'all. well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man steve harvey, and we got a good one for you today, folks. returning for their second day from marietta, georgia, it's the duffin family. [cheering] and from eastman, georgia, it's the gordon family. [cheering] everybody's here tryin' to win theyself a lot of cash and the possibility of driving out of here in a brand-new, state-of-the-art ford edge. [cheering and applause]
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well, let's meet our families, everybody. it's the duffin family. hey, brett. well, y'all back. brett: we're back, steve. day 2. steve: yeah, day 2. got you a win. what do you do again, brett? brett: i am a lawyer. steve: that's right. brett: yes. steve: and you, uh, you rap, too, don't you? brett: i did do a little rap for you, steve. steve: yeah. hit it. brett: all right, so here we go. ♪ we are the duffins from atlanta, g-a we're here to play this game and blow you away we like to play this game it's called "family feud" because steve harvey is a good-lookin' dude my name is brett, i'm originally from the "a" i am a lawyer, so i know what to say this is my mother, she is a nurse you may not feel good, but she won't make you feel worse this is my father, he is a plumber he cleans out the pipes, get your mind out the gutter this is my bro, a computer c-rox he likes artificial intelligence and robots last but not least is my big sis she's a nurse practitioner with a diagnosis ♪


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