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now at 11... president trump.... placing you look at both sides. i think there's blame on both sides. >> now at 11:00 president trump placing blame again for the devastating violence in virginia and tonight he's coming under new fire. good evening. i'm veronica de la cruz. >> i'm allen martin. tonight protests have swept the country condemning racism, chicago, new lake city. kpix5's katie nielsen joins us now. rarely have we seen a presidential news conference like this one. >> we haven't really. there was no script as the president describes what he really believes happened. the president was supposed to be talking about infrastructure at trump drawer in new york. instead it beca ers. thea statement i made on saturday, the first statement, was a fine statement, but you don't make statements that direct unless you know the
facts. it takes a little while to get saturday, we condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry ericd a. an then i went on from there. >> reporter: the president unloaded his frustration and doubled down on his assertion from saturday, that both sides, the white supremists and the counter protesters, are to blame for the violence in virginia. >> you had a group on one side that was bad and you had a group on the other side that also very violent and nobody want to say that, wabut i'll say it right now. you had a group on the other side that came charging in without a permit and they were very, very violent. those people, all of those people, excuse me, i've condemned neo-nazis. i've condemned many different groups, but not all of those people were neo-nazis, believe me. not all of those people were
e le wemere supralso there because they wanted to protest the taking down of a statue, robert e. lee. >> reporter: are you putting what you're calling the alt left and white supremists on the same moral plane? >> i'm not putting anybody on a moral plane. what i'm saying is you had a group on one side and a group on the other and they came at each other with clubs and it was vicious and a horrible thing to up 0, but there is another side. there's -- to watch, but there is another side. there's a group on this side you call the alt left that came violently attacking the other group. >> reporter: congresswoman jackie spears says the president is showing he is unfit to lead. >> the president is unhinged and you just have to watch him in these impromptu press conferences that he has when he goes off. >> reporter: she's pushing for political leaders to invoke the 25th amendment to oust president trump from office.
>> day by day he just has given us a mountain of evidence to suggest that he needs to be removed. >> reporter: but tonight local republican leaders say the president simply needs to clear up a miscommunication. >> the president needs to be more clear that he does not support right sumpremacy, that he does not support fascism and that people who use his name to do that is irresponsible and inappropriate. >> during that press conference the president's new chief of staff john kelly was standing off to the side. as you can see, with his head down and arms folded. tonight that photo has many political insiders questioning kelly's able to keep trump on message. katie nielsen, kpix5. tonight these five ceos have now quit the president's manufacturing council over his response to virginia, the two most recent, scott paul, president of the alliance for american manufacturing, and richard trumpka, president of
the aflcio. they follow the ceos of in tell, under armour and merck. the president tweeted this response, for every president that drops out of the council i have many to take their place. grandstanders should not have gone on. executives at ge, whirlpool and boeing as of now plan to stay on the council. tonight right being with protesters have their sights set on the -- right wing protesters have their sights set on the bay area for august 27th and next saturday, august 26th. the extremist group behind the san francisco event is called p golden gate national recreational area under jurithe sdicon of national park service. congresswoman spear had just gotten off the phone with the national recreation agency tonight. they will decide thursday whether to issue the permit after meeting with san
francisco and park police law enforcement believes there is a credible threat to public safety, they can deny the permit. in berkeley there are growing safety concerns about next sunday's rally. tonight kpix5's christin ayers asked the mayor how do you plan on keeping the peace this time? >> reporter: tonight berkeley's mayor is bracing for the worst, yet another extremist rally that he says is a call to violence masquerading as free speech. >> when you come dressed in helmets wearing shields and with weapons, you're not here for free speech. you're here for violence and that's where we put our foot down and say violence is not allowed in our city. >> reporter: the mayor said some of the same organizers are planning an unpermitted rally in berkeley august 26th. >> if they requested one, i would say they should not be given a permit. >> reporter: he worries scenes likes thi withis time berkeley will be ready. >> we'll be prepared to protect our community and stand up for
values we believe in. >> reporter: does that mean doing anything differently than the city and police has done before? >> we're exploring all legal and law enforcement options. >> reporter: illegal weapons will be confiscated and protesters and counter protesters separated. he says he's working with uc berkeley. there will be a courage protest that day on campus and the new chancellor -- counter protest that day on champs and the new chancellor -- campus and the new chancellor told reporters safety is her highest priority. >> he with all share concern and grief about what happened in charlottesville. we do not want that to happen on our campus. >> reporter: tonight a banner paid tribute to heather heyer who was killed in charlottesville. >> we're a city of equity and justice. we're going to rise above this. we're not going to be threatened or intimidated. tonight a fire that tore through a mobile home park in san jose claimed the lives of
three people, two children and a man believed to be their grandfather. san jose firefighters were called to that fire about 12:30 at golden wheel mobile home park. you can see what's left of the home is barely standing while crews worked on putting out the last of the flames. >> you can rebuild a house, especially the lives, mom an d,n'even imagine, forget going through is a very different thing, about it's just thinking of that like mom and kid was inside and all of a sudden it's no more. stsehe cause of the fire isa curity guard opens fire on a suspected shoplifter. it happened tsidoue a fifth and howard streets, a busy part of soma. it all started when a security guard confronted the men for stealing, but things quickly spiraled out of control from the. >> i heard three gunshots and then i heard a lady screaming and three to five minutes later
a bunch of cop cars. >> reporter: you said you looked over and recognized him? >> yeah. i recognized him. he was getting handcuffed and put in the car. >> suth d but is expspected to be okay. an oakland couple facing deportation will have to leave the u.s. tomorrow. their stay has been denied. maria mendoza sanchez and her husband planned to leave for mexico earlier today, but they pushed back their departure once senator dianne feinstein's cordg to the application for their deportation stay, senator feinstein had told them she would introduce a private bill once congress is back in session next month. >> while you're here you have to try everything you can because once you're not here there's nothing you can do once you're out of the country. couple's deportation. saying quote: keeping fami >> oakland mayor libby schaaf is calling on federal government to reverse the deportation of the couple saying, "i believe in keeping
families together. we will do everything in our power to keep maria with their family." now the company says they've been trying to gain legal immigration status for years. neither of them a criminal has record. they will take their youngest child to mexico with them. the other three will ayfired st refusing to turn over important documents, how whistleblowers are fighting back. >> plus why multimillion dollar homes are selling faster than you might think in the bay area. >> it's a project in teamwork and science, google's effort to get a complete oric sar eipse.
the organizer tweeted late tonight that the decision was made due to credibility alt left terrorist threats. the march was in response to google firing the engineer who wrote a manifesto about women in tech. protests had been planned at google offices around the country. we reached out to google for a response. tonight their job was to make sure the air we breathe was safe, but two whistle blowers say they were fired when they refused to destroy evidence of emissions violations. they are now suing. >> the target of the lawsuit, the bay area air quality management district, it is responsible for making re big companies like chevron, shell and other refineries aren't polluting our air. >> and we have to monitor these public agencies to make sure they're doing their jobs because if they don't, the air we breathe suffers. >> reporter: jamie 's
ients miael bauman and sarah steele erfiled waa lknew lawsuit today against the bay area district today alleging the district ordered them to destroy public documents. they came out as whistle blowers in february. >> our clients allege that the district was destroying public records and when they complained about it persistently, they were investigated and then fired. >> i worked with these people for 16 years. excuse me. and it's really hard to think that this type of stuff is happening. >> reporter: it's often people living near these refineries that complain of smells of sulfur or rotten eggs and call the air quality district to complain. that's happened to chevron in december. it received four violation notices as a result. these are the exact types of complaints that whistle blowers worry are destroyed. the complaint alleges reports for the chevron and shell and other refinery in the east bay
were placebad saidinit could h if we have a record of what was destroyed. bachmann states documents that were supposed to be inventoried and maintained were improperly destroyed even though they were subject to a subpoena related to current litigation against pacific steele casting. >> it's the way that we enforce our laws and we have to keep records of how that's done so that a refinery who is a repeat offender can be punished accordingly. >> bachmann and steele are suing for damages including lost wages and emotional distress. tonight the air quality management district says it does not respond to pending litigation. sie steimle, kpix5. tonight a new report shows what would happen if president trump was to end crucial subsidy payments to health insurers. insurance premiums for the popular silver plans would go up 20% next year and would be
25 percent higher by 2020. the report also estimates the federal deficit would the neck decade. those payments made -- next decade. those payments made to help health insurers help low income families with out of pocket costs. the san francisco bank wells fargo is changing up its board. elizabeth duke will be the new a chairwoman next year making her the first woman to hold a top position in a u.s. bank. she'll be forced with remaking the culture of a bank founded 165 years ago. last september wells fargo admitted to creating some 200,000 fake accounts. the feds fined it. the median price of a house in the bay areahains 2012 nelya salary of about $90,000, but now it's up to almost 180,000.
that's not stopping some people from buying. in fact, according to the business journal, sales of luxury homes are up 50% year to year. kpix5's devin fehely shows us the fully million dollar homes that are sell -- multimillion dollar homes that are selling fast. >> reporter: this is what nearly $10 million will buy you sawere once something of a mul rarity, all the money generated by the tech industry is rapidly redefining the bay area's housing market. >> luxury home sales, properties selling for $3 more, ll increased ovioer n 54% year to year. >> reporter: in june 78 homes priced at $3 million or more sold in santa clara county compared to 52 the same month last year, a 50% increase, and they aren't staying on the market long, on average 37 days this year in july compared to 33 days last year. >> the days on market is an average for all properties over $3 million.
this particular property is going on the market tomorrow for 3.5 million. it's likely days on market will probably be in the seven to coty association of realtors president rick smith says it's a sellers market, from buyers a top concern today is whert e the buhome is and how c it is to work. >> we're hearing i'd like to be in a location that has a commute time from my house to my job that is under blank minutes. >> reporter: devin fehely, kpix5. being shut off for three years a san francisco landmark was brought back to life. the vinyl court fountain in -- vine court fountain herman fountain is back up again. there's a renewed push now to keep it on. the fountain's infrastructure needs work for it to function. the cost to fix it, half a million dollars. >> worth the money to fix item rather than have -- fix it up rather than have it be there
stagnant. >> the cost really? we have a lot of other problems in the city, but i have to admit it's really cool to see the water running out of there. >> san francisco seems to have a love/hate relationship over the fountain. there have been several proposals over the year to demolish it. tonight kpix5's kiet do shows us the cool way google will document the solar eclipse's path. >> reporter: this coming monday the earth, the sun and the moon and technology will come together like never before. >> i'm uncomfortably excited. this is a hard deadline. >> reporter: uc berkeley and google amassed and armed 1,000 astrology engineer 1,000 astrologists to catch the' clint.
-- astrologists to catch the eclipse in the path of totality. >> as you get right to the period of totality. >> reporter: the two google engineers are key members of the eclipse mega movie project. they spent the past year getting the algorithm and systems ready to store, adjust, rotate and align the images and stitch them together into a mega movie of the eclipse. >> our mockups look promising. we generated some amazing test data. >> reporter: the mega movie will give scientists a valuable look at the sun's corona, but to a high resolution look and turn it around the same day is unprecedented. >> google promises a three minute movie ready the day of the eclipse. >> this is an amazing opportunity to do citizen science and collect amazing data to help scientists
understand the corona better. >> our ken bastida will be reporting from the path of totality up in oregon leading up to and, of course, during the solar eclipse, his reports beginning saturday on kpix5 news. the big question, paul, will we be able to see it? >> san francisco, half moon bay, likely not, but east out toward antioch and walnut creek, yes. we are clear in san jose. that's a change. at the s.a.p. center looking good this evening, san jose 61, livermore degrees, five straight days in san francisco with below normal temperatures and normal is not warm. the average high is 68. since friday we've been below that mark, yesterday and today 6 degrees below average, san francisco tonight foggy, drizzly night and morning, san jose tonight 59, vallejo 57, fremont overnight 58 degrees. area of low pressure to our
east moving away from us, that was the reason why we were breezy and chilly and cloudy yesterday. we were brisk today, temperatures still 10 degrees below average away from the water. we have something new moving in, this ridge of high pressure, but notice way off to our west by about 1,000 miles. it will take about three days for the center of that ridge to make its closest pass. cloud cover overnight tonight. it's already there in many locations with the santa clara valley the exception, but they'll burn off earlier tomorrow as we get less and less ocean influence, a lot of sunshine at the beach tomorrow, a few showers of sunshine at pacifica and bodega bay. when does that ridge make its closest pass friday and saturday? we will be warmer by the weekend, gradual warm-up continuing tomorrow, 80s away from the water. monday's eclipse mostly cloudy. got to head inland. san jose tomorrow a high of 80 degrees, union city 73, redwood
city 79, low 80s concord, walnut creek, san ramon. extended forecast, gradually warm, llwa o twrmda thysst ay c the morning anywhere near the water. that's summer. >> summer in the bay area. >> we'll warm up soon. still to come a bay area restaurant gthnge et latest hotspot you will want to check out. >> here are tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert.
america. mister jui's is numbe tonight a bay area restaurant has just been named one of the best new restaurants america. >> mr. chu's is no. 3 on the top 10 list located off waverly place in san francisco. the restaurant serves both high end chinese cuisine with style. the executive chef traveled the world cooking in shanghai and restaurants all over the bay area. the peking duck is featured.
turkey and the wolf in new orleans took the no. 1 spot. >> you been there? i'm hungry. >> starving now. >> the crazy crab sandwich at at&t, i'll take it. >> good sandwich. >> or the potato bowl in center field. >> now we know who has been eating during the games. can you name the two players that homered in eight consecutive games? >> and is a raider quarterback gearing up for a music career? it worked for shaq. maybe not. this out of work oakland accountant is inspiring a love of learning thousands of miles away. we found he's opened more than 20 libraries in his native ethiopia. >> it's good for my people back moment looking for books. >> reporter: the cal state grad collects unwanted textbooks and ships them overseas. >> helping another human being is the thing to do. >> reporter: expect original
the nissan sports report coming up next on kpix5. >> did you figure it out? the major league record for consecutive games with a home run is eight held by dale long and ken griffey, jr. john carlos stanton was hoping to join that group. this kid went off a foul ball. all he got was a bloody knee. stanton homers for the sixth straight game. this time madison bumgarner, his 44th in the year tying the game 2 -2, but giants go back in front 6-4 in the 8th. the rookie ryder jones get his second career home run. the giants bang out 14 hit and
beat the marlins 9-4. have things gotten so bad for the a's that fans have resorted to dumpster diving? oakland trailed kc 8-4 entering the 8th. it's 8-6 when matt joyce went downtown, six runs in the inning and they won 10-8. how about that. raiders running back marshawn lynch has yet to address the media about sitting for the national anthem on saturday, but his teammate tight end jarrett cook said lynch has his full support. >> everybody has a voice especially with what's happened in charlottesville just the night before. i think it's important for men in our position to step up and speak on unnecessary situations that we find ourselves in as young minorities in this country a lot of times. so i'm proud of him, man. not only a greater quarterback derek carr getting
ready for the 2017 season, today he tweeted he's about to drop his first music video. ♪[ music ] >> yeah, carr caused quite the stir when people believed he was starting a music karrar but not to worry, raider -- career, but not to worry, raider nation. he's promoting his upcoming ads for central valley bank. did you hear that song? >> it ng turn of a ie album wasn ded like that band. >> crickets. we'll be right back. ♪
>> paul came up with the answer. >> the allen parsons project brought to you by google. >> good night. captioning sponsored by cbs >> president trump's chief political strategist, steve bannon, could be out of the white house within days. sources tell cbs news bannon is losing favor as chief of staff john kelly reorganizes the west wing. ( laughter ) ( laughter ) >>"t