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looking good out there. and check out the coit tower sitting atop telegraph hill in san francisco all lit up looking nice this morning. >> weird. >> it's pretty. >> it's good. >> don't let it fool you. it's cloudy. not quite clear all along the coast but we are clearing sooner today. so that's good. lunch break could be outside in the sunshine. for most of the bay area, probably not the coast, but san jose, yeah, you're looking nice out there this morning. temperatures are right now in san jose 62 degrees. low 60s for most of the bay area. a little cooler in livermore at 59. here's what we're looking at. wind speeds are going to pick up today. so be prepared for that. sfo ten-mile-per-hour winds coming out of the west. so we're looking at a northwest flow. and gusts could be up to 30 miles per hour for some areas. fairfield always gets the brunt of it so you can expect that to happen again today. we have a big traffic alert for drivers who are making
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their way out the door right now. if your morning commute typically runs along 680 out of fairfield, and down in towards benicia, listen up. we have all southbound lanes currently closed at marshview road due to a semi that caught fire. emergency crews are on the scene and they have clean-up to do. they are allowing traffic to get off at marshview road and right back on using the on- ramp. so it's not a very long detour but that backup stretches beyond gold hill. so definitely allow yourself extra time if you are planning to use southbound 680. chp hopes to have the lanes reopened by 6 a.m. we'll see. we'll keep our fingers crossed for you. your ride towards the bay bridge toll plaza, looking fantastic for a friday morning. back to you guys. right now in san jose,
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authorities are investigating a deadly shooting. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in san jose with the latest. >> reporter: we're on taylor and 7th street, as you can see behind me, there's still a heavy police presence. they are investigating this shooting from last night. what we do know is that two people were shot, one killed. this morning at least one of the individuals may be connected to the oakland fire department. early this morning, the oakland fire department they are in mourning. you're looking at video. around 2:30 a.m., this is taken of a procession of oakland firefighters heading to the santa clara valley hospital where at least one of the victims was taken. now, the shooting happened nearing the gordon [ indiscernible ] in san jose. when police got on scene, they found the two victims with life- threatening injuries. one of the victims was pronounced dead at the hospital. the other at this hour we're told is listed in stable condition. but we're still learning more this morning. we do know that one person has been detained but it appears the search is not over.
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they are still canvassing the area between jackson and taylor on 10th and 11th. there are more details to be learned. we'll update you later. it is believed these two individuals shot, one killed, here in san jose last night. may be connected to the oakland fire department. live in san jose, i'm jessica flores, kpix 5. barcelona is in mourning one day after a terror attack killed more than a dozen people. you're looking live right now at the city in northeast spain. people are in the streets. the attack is the deadliest event in spain since the madrid bombing in march of 2004. kpix 5's katie nielson joins us with the latest. >> reporter: michelle, police in spain say they have found what could have been the country's second major terror attack. five people were killed in a counterterror raid just south of barcelona. local media is reporting five suspected terrorists rammed several civilians and a police
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officer with a car before other officers were able to stop them. investigators say the latest incident is linked to the attack yesterday where a van plowed through crowds killing 13 people and injuring 100 more. an american witness showed up just as the attack was happening but asked not to be identified. >> i heard this just group of people scream, then i looked to my left and i saw a white van. it looked to be as if he was going left to right hitting people at the little stands where people were shopping. >> reporter: officials in spain say people from 4 countries were killed in that -- 24 countries were killed in that initial attack. coming up in 30 minutes we'll have more on the safety precautions organizers of local festivals are taking in the wake of these kinds of attacks. live in the newsroom, katie nielsen, kpix 5. president trump is facing some harsh criticism from a
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prominent republican. >> there need to be radical changes to take place at the white house itself. it has to happen. i think the president needs to take stock of the role that he plays in our nation and -- and, um, and -- and move beyond himself. >> the president still facing criticism for blaming both sides after last weekend's violence in charlottesville. a woman was killed and 19 people injured when a white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of counter-protestors on saturday. the man behind a "patriot prayer" rally planned for crissy field in san francisco says he is not an extremist. joey gibson said he started the group after seeing people leaving a trump rally in san jose last year getting beaten up. he says he is expecting about 500 people at next saturday's rally and thousands of protestors. the next day in berkeley, another group is planning a rally at civic center park. the city is urging the public to stay away saying, quote, doing so prevents those on the
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fringe from garnering attention to their causes, which is their primary goal. new this morning, the clock is ticking for san francisco property owners to make their buildings earthquake safe to apply for permits. kpix 5's jackie ward is in the marina district to explain. jackie. >> reporter: this is one of five neighborhoods where a lot of property owners have yet to apply for this permit according to the department of building inspections. and we're talking about very specific buildings here. so we're talking about buildings that are three stories or soft story wood framed properties that have five to 15 units or a building that's two stories and has a basement. the city's department of building inspections says more than 1300 property owners who need to apply for this permit haven't done so and a lot of them are in the western addition, castro and noe valley, marina, richmond, north beach chinatown areas. the department of building inspections says 3500 buildings
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altogether are in this category. safety comes at a price. retrofitting can be hundreds of thousands of dollars. now, if they don't get one of these permits, the dbi says they will put earthquake warning placards on the buildings and also notices of violation. this deadline is september 15 for the property owners to get that permit. in san francisco, jackie ward, kpix 5. an oakland raider may be out against the rams. sean smith was arrested yesterday in pasadena. the 30-year-old is facing assault charges after being accused of attacking his sister's boyfriend last month. the victim was reportedly found on a pasadena sidewalk unresponsive. police say that smith beat and then stomped on the victim's head. >> i don't think there's any excuse for that kind of behavior no matter what you're doing. i mean, no matter if you're a pro football player or a regular person or anything. >> smith who is entering his second season with the raiders posted an $80,000 bail last
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night. he is due back in court next month. time now 5:07. the family of a man killed in a horrific crash on highway 17 will receive a settlement of nearly $10 million. >> with so much happening over the weekend, coming up we're going to let you know what to expect for your weekend weather coming up. >> and you can expect an easy ride across the golden gate bridge this morning but we are tracking delays along 680 and a new head-on crash along a portion of 4 near discovery bay. we'll have the details and the backups coming up. who are these people?
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mudslide in sierra leone. and the united nations reports that at 600 are still missing.. more than 400 people are now confirmed dead after last mon's mudslide in sierra leone, and the united nations reports that at least 600 are missing. a crack in the mountainside has opened up as people continue to search for victims. the government is warning people to leave the area. rain is forecasted for the next few days. it's expected to slow down the recovery effort. big settlement for a santa cruz family three years after their son was killed in a big
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rig crash on highway 17. this is the horrific crash back in 2014. 25-year-old daniel mcguire was killed when a truck slammed into his car and others. the family attorney announcing $9.5 million settlement with the trucking companies involved. that company was forced into bankruptcy after investigations found the owner had falsified inspection documents which led to the wrongful death lawsuit. >> if you place dangerous large pieces of machinery in the form of big rigs on our roads, you had better follow the laws, which are designed to protect the public. if you don't and innocent people are seriously injured or killed, you will pay the price. >> the attorney also claims the big rig had faulty brakes and should never have been on the road. the total solar eclipse is now just three days away. can you believe it? >> yeah. there's the countdown right there, right? we have learned you don't have to buy expensive glasses to
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watch the action unfold safely. many stores are simply sold out of solar eclipse glasses and it's too late in the game to order through online. but kiet do discovered you can turn basic household items into just the view that you need for the big day. >> reporter: this sounds crazy but one of the best alternatives to viewing the eclipse is with a colander. this beats the single pinhole camera thing that you see people do with paper plates because all of these holes cast dozens of shadows on the ground. you can adjust the focus by moving the height of the colander back and forth. option number 2, get a small piece of cardboard and cut a hole in it about the size of a dime. and then find yourself a makeup compact or something with a small mirror on it. put the cardboard in front of the mirror and, voila! >> and you can see kpix 5's ken bastida is all geared up for the eclipse. here he is wearing his welding goggles from home to play it safe. >> he has the perfect vantage point along the path of totality.
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you can tune in for his reports from oregon starting on saturday. so tomorrow tune in for ken bastida's reports. >> if i were ken, i would just use the colander because those glasses, i don't know. >> let's check the roads with jaclyn. >> they look grade. tracking a couple of incidents going to slow some drivers down. state route 4 right out near discovery bay a head-on crash involving a car and a big rig. all directions of 4 shut near victoria island near the second bridge. if you are planning on heading out the door and heading this way, you will want to stick to byron highway or if you are on the other side use south tracy
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boulevard and take it towards 205, 580. expect delays on state route 4. the ride out of antioch, that's in the green. southbound 680 near marshview road closed all lanes southbound due to a car fire. so we will continue to monitor this now. traffic backed up beyond gold hill road. all traffic diverted off at marshfield. do expect delays along the stretch as you try to make your way into benicia this morning. no delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. that's exciting news. hat's a check of your t raffic; over to you. we have to wait three days to see that solar eclipse but look what we get to see right now. a crescent moon. this is our mount vaca cam. good morning, moon. doesn't that mean we're up way too early? we start friday off right with that gorgeous view. thank you, mount vaca cam, for
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showing us that one. here's a look at our satellite and radar. so obviously you can see a lot of clearing for eastern portions of northern california. right along the coastline there is some cloud cover but it's not sitting that low. so it's not affecting our visibility this morning. here's what to expect. we are getting high pressure coming through. that means inland temperatures will be in the 90s. so it's going to be a little above average for the next few days through sunday and then along the bay area, temperatures will be very seasonal where they should be. it's going to feel good. so sun is expected to come out a little bit sooner than what it has. let's talk about the eclipse. so there's a 50% chance of getting to see it if the cloud cover clears up in time. you don't want to expect it to, though, especially if you are right along the coast, of course, where the clouds always like to linger around the bay area things still cloudy right when that solar eclipse comes through. we could get the best view. but by monday eastern portions will be clear.
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here's what to expect with the winds. we'll get this activity increasing actually. we are going to get the winds to gust to 30 miles per hour. again, we are going to get that early clearing of clouds today. and through tomorrow. so the sun will come out and make things warmer. wind gusts 20 to 30 miles per hour. the low is east of us and high pressure that's to the west of us. so that's causing a little bit of a northwesterly flow of those winds to come through. here's your temperatures today. 82 degrees for napa. 79 san rafael. santa rosa a warmer 84. concord 87. 71 for you in oakland. to the south looking at san jose 82 degrees today. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. next week cooler temperatures below average. along the bay, temperatures in the upper 60s for the next seven days. partly cloudy skies. the next few days we could get
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that clearing by about 11 a.m. through the coast though, expect clouds to stick around and temperatures cool in the low 60s. miranda and "late late show" host james corden performed their version of crosswalk the musical. the duo didn't mind taking on some layers to make the show memorable. ♪[ music ] its opening week in the city. >> oh, goodness. this is a take on "hair." "hamilton" is being promoted during the opening week in the city. that's memorable. meanwhile, an actor is trying to save husky puppies. they are popular with "game of thrones" fans but he says don't buy them because they look like
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this one. the trouble is many new dog owners have been abandoning the dogs when they realize the responsibility is too much. he and peta have partnered to warn people not to bring them into your home if you are not ready. in los angeles, an oj simpson pop-up museum has opened its doors. the space includes a white bronco, artwork featuring the famous black gloves and even a place to take a selfie with oj. the man behind the museum says the subject matter is touchy but it can't be avoided. >> look, it's a weird world we live in. just because something is unsettling or upsetting, doesn't mean that it's not worth talking about. >> the creator says he felt a fascination with the simpson murder case since he grew up in brentwood. many on social media are buzzing about one very familiar face in the crowd of judge judy. comedian amy schumer says she loves judge judy so much, she had to take her sister for a
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trip to the set. the duo sat in on cases during a taping in may. but they didn't turn up on tv until this week. after correctly identifying schumer, one person tweeted, and she ain't buying this guy's story. hm. many on social media couldn't help but poke fun at how pensive schumer seemed as the cases unfolded. good morning, everybody. are you ready? are you ready, you, you? let's go. hey, straight ahead, why a once- in-a-lifetime kick makes it my favorite highlight of the week. it's not just the attempt. you got to see it to believe it. and some web jam on the diamond by the giants last night. the defense did not rest.
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comcast business. people love my and my french fries. wait! what if i put them together?! a burrito stuffed with scrambled eggs, creamy guacamole, bacon and crispy french fries. i'll call it the california breakfast burrito! boom. someone got that, right? scrambled eggs. guacamole. bacon. french fries.
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you'll call it the california breakfast burrito. boom. good work everyone. another winner. introducing my new california breakfast burrito. only at jack in the box. hey, baseball up top. a's and giants back to work today. a's were off last night. but the giants, they were on it against the team with the worst record in the league. that would be the philadelphia phillies. they were defending buster posey and didn't defend in the third. found a hole in the home half of that third increasing the giants to 2-0 when pence crossed the plate. bomb of the fifth, parker with a mighty stick. here's a sharp line drive to
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center. watch the facemask as hunter pence almost ran down denard span. giants beat philly 5-4. raiders broke camp yesterday but before that happened, authorities arrested cornerback sean smith on charges of felony assault from a july 4th incident. smith's lawyers say that he is fighting the charge. marshawn lunch speak in front of the cameras yesterday. hot button topic, sitting out the national anthem. you might want to call it, the elephant in the room. >> i think that the elephant just left the room because a little mouse ran in here. didn't they say elephants are scared of mouses or something? >> reporters tried to follow up. marshawn, well, threw up his deflector shield. now, i'm the parent of a scholar athlete. but he doesn't have a full ride like this guy has. this happened yesterday. this is bowling green
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university. the kicker is jake suter. he is a walk-on junior. before he made that kick, the coach told him, you make it, i'm giving you a full ride scholarship. 53 yards, and the team went crazy! tuition in state is $20,000 a year. so he will save about $40,000 for the next two seasons. mom and dad not seen there, they probably got carried off the field, too. that's sports at this hour. [ laughter ] >> everybody have a great one. i'll see you around. >> parents are cheering louder than anyone! just one more day until the 49ers take on the denver broncos at home. our coverage starts with a live broadcast from levi's stadium on kpix 5 news at 6:00. i'll be there with betty yu. you can meet and tweet with us at kpix 5's social media hot spot outside levi's stadium before the game. all right. here's your play of the day. major league baseball, braves
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and the rockies, squaring off at coors field in denver. >> drives one toward left center field. that ball is going to be caught! what a grab. >> yeah. the rockies gerardo para with a nice diving grab robbing freddie freeman of extra bases. that's your play of the day. the oakland fire department is in mourning after two of their own are shot here in san jose. we'll have the details coming up. >> after the deadly terror attacks in spain, festival organizers in oakland say they are stepping up security for this weekend's festival. we'll show you those preparations coming up next. k;,t
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security all over the world -- including in the bay area. we the latest in a string of terror attacks using vehicles as weapons is prompting heightened security all over the world, including in the bay area. >> and we have a few things like football happening this weekend. so we're going to talk about your weekend forecast coming up. >> and we're tracking delays for drivers heading over to the bay bridge toll plaza. also, two sig alerts in effect right now on different highways. we'll have all the details, the backup and your travel times coming up. >> good morning, it's friday, august 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. 14 people have now died after a driver in barcelona, spain plowed thinks van into a crowd of people yesterday. -- plowed his van into a crowd of people yesterday the latest in attacks using vehicles as weapons. jane ferguson reports from barcelona. >> reporter: kenny, scenes of absolute defiance here on the streets of barcelona. this is the site of that
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attack. and thousands of spaniards have shown up today to condemn the terrorists. they have also been chanting, we will not be afraid. thousands gathered for a moment of silence in barcelona this morning to remember the victims and the injured. counselor terror officers continued their investigation into thursday's deadly van attack. overnight, police killed five people in a counterterror raid just south of the city in the resort town of cambrils. authorities say the men were wearing fake explosive belts. before being gunned down by police, the assailants hit several civilians and a police officer with a car. investigators say this incident is linked to the attack earlier in the day in barcelona where a van plowed through crowds in the historic las ramblas district filled with tourists. an american witness who asked not to be identified arrived just as it was happening. >> i heard this just group of people scream, then i looked to
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my left and i saw a white van. it looked to be as if he was going left to right hitting people at the little stands where people were shopping. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: the spanish prime minister called the attack jihad terrorism. "islamic state" has claimed responsibility. >> anyplace where people gather restaurants, squares, you can't protect all of them. sadly, the enemy, isis, is taking advantage of that. >> reporter: officials in spain say citizens from 24 countries were among those killed and injured in barcelona. kenny, we're also getting reports now the first report of the person who is being named one of the first victims to be named in the attack here in barcelona. it was an italian father of two. he was here on holiday with his partner and two small children. his name was bruno gulatta. reports are emerging that he was here on this street whenever the attacker drove down with a van and hit him.
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he is believed to have been holding his 5-year-old's hand at the time and his partner saved the child but he couldn't escape. >> that's unfortunate to hear. jane, authorities have also been giving updates throughout the morning on the conditions of the victims. what else have you heard? >> reporter: we know now that in the two attacks because of course there was one here in barcelona and a similar van attack in a coastal town just about 60 miles away, we know now that 130 people have been injured. 17 of those people are believed to be critical. now, the police -- the authorities here in spain say they have made a fourth arrest today. it's not clear if that arrest is the driver of the van. earlier in the day, they had said that they are still chasing one would-be attacker. and that person they believe to have been the driver of the van here in barcelona. so we're waiting for police updates to find out who this other person is. >> jane ferguson live in
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barcelona, spain, jane, thank you. closer to home, organizers of upcoming festivals are on high alert after the attack in barcelona and say extra security measures are needed. kpix 5's katie nielsen is live in the newsroom to explain what they are doing to step up safety precautions for the anticipated crowds. >> reporter: this weekend, oakland will host the 17th annual art & soul festival and organizers anticipate 30,000 people are going to show up. street closures start this morning around 9:30 so organizers can start setting everything up. they say, they're stepping up security in light of the recent attacks. staff will be checking bags of everyone trying to enter the festival. also, oakland police will have a visible presence at the festival. organizers say they are in touch with intelligence officers and so far, there are no known threats to the event. other recent festivals have stepped up security measures, as well. fremont festival organizers brought in portable vehicle
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barricades to prevent attacks like the ones in barcelona yesterday and in london in june. live in the newsroom, katie nielsen, kpix 5. an investigation is under way into a deadly shooting. kpix 5's jessica flores is live in san jose with the very latest. >> reporter: good morning. we're on taylor and 7th street. police are still here. you can see some flashing lights behind me right now. they are investigating after two people were shot, one person killed here last night. this morning, we're learning the victims are off-duty oakland firefighters. the oakland fire department is in mourning. you're looking at video of at 2:30 a.m. of a procession of oakland firefighters heading to the santa clara valley hospital. the shooting happened near gordon birch here in san jose. witnesses say there was a family-friendly event going on and when the shooting happened around 9:30, that event was just finishing. it's unclear what happened or if the victims and the shooter
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knew each other. police say that when they got to the scene, they found the two men with life-threatening injuries and according to police, the shooter took off. one of the victims, a 30-year- old off duty firefighter, was pronounced dead at the hospital. the other, 26-year-old off-duty oakland firefighter was listed in stable condition at this hour. we're still learning this morning about one person has been detained but the search isn't over. police here still canvassing the area between jackson and taylor on 10th and 11th. now, again, there are still many details that we are trying to gather at this hour. hopefully in the next hour or so, we'll get an update. but again, two oakland firefighters shot here last night. they were at a family event it appears. it was just wrapping up around 9:30 p.m. when they were shot, one of them died. jessica flores, kpix 5. it is 5:36. let's check weather with neda.
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>> it looks like cloud cover is coming through. let's check the transamerica pyramid and show you what's going on. we are seeing clearing skies probably about 30 minutes ago. but as it does, the clouds roll in and will clear up again. 57 in oakland. livermore 59. temperatures in the 50s and low 60s now. the winds are going to pick up. a northwesterly wind coming through because we have a low to the east, high to the west. so it's causing some swirling conditions out there. not too bad. around 10 or 15 in some areas. fairfield 25. the southwest winds coming there. and we are going to see those gusts in fairfield especially as high as 30 miles per hour. some areas across the bay might also get some gusts into the 20, 25-mile-per-hour range. so you can feel the breeze. we are seeing cloud cover as it
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comes on through northern california. it should clear up sooner than usual. before lunchtime you should see the sun in most areas except along the coast. looks like the embarcadero was clear by noon. we may get that clearing even sooner. here's a look at the average temperatures for today. usually 68 for san francisco, 82 for oakland. today we're right there on average in oakland and san jose. a little cooler in san francisco and concord. let's check in on traffic now with jaclyn. good morning. a rough start for drivers for this friday morning commute. we have two sig alerts that remain in effect. we'll begin along highway 4. this is out near discovery bay. both direction shut down in that stretch with one fatality involved in the accident. so this roadway likely to be closed throughout the morning commute. we'll let you know when it reopens. in the meantime for drives, you can take south tracy boulevard or stick to byron highway to get around those closures.
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but keep in mine, there's a couple of accidents along i-5 if you are heading towards stockton that have major backups as well as in french camp. we're tracking a car fire that still has a big backup for drivers going southbound 680 at marshview road. one lane now open. so traffic able to get through that stretch. but you're still looking at a travel time of 63 minutes just under an hour to make your way from 80 to marina vista. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. 5:39. another push is under way to have california secede from the united states. details of the plan straight ahead. >> plus, san francisco wants property owners to get their buildings in retrofit shape before the next big earthquake hits.
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break away from the rest of the united states - have filed a new ballot measure to support the cause. it calls for a u-s nstitutional c new this morning, people pushing for california to secede from the united states have filed a new ballot measure to support it. it calls for a u.s. constitutional convention to create a, quote, clear and reasonable path for states to achieve complete independence from the united states. a deadline is looming for san francisco property owners to get their buildings seismically retrofitted. kpix 5's jackie ward reports from the marina to explain which buildings are being targeted. >> reporter: gearing up and getting those buildings retrofitted is exactly what san francisco is urging property owners to think about and act on. we are talking about very specific buildings this morning. they are called soft story wood framed properties. they are usually three stories and have five to 15 units or more in them. or they are a building that's
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two stories and has a basement. the city's department of building inspection says more than 1300 property owners who need to apply for those permits haven't done so yet. and a lot of them are in a handful of districts. the western addition, castro and noe valley, the marinena, the richmond and the northeast chinatown areas. 3500 buildings fall into the category. safety certainly comes at a price though. retrofitting can range from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars. so if property owners don't get these permits, they will get earthquake warning placards put on their buildings and notices of violation placed on them, as well. this deadline is september 15. jackie ward, kpix 5. a major lawsuit claims that poland springwater isn't springwater at all. and walmart is revealing people's favorite products by state. oxana saberi of reports. >> reporter: there was a sell- off on wall street yesterday
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amid concerns of president trump's's ability to push through his economic agenda and the deadly spain attack. it was the second worse day this year. the dow was down 274. the nasdaq was down 123. president trump is drawing up plans for an advisory council on infrastructure. the move came after backlash from business leaders over his comments on the violence in charlottesville. on wednesday, the trump administration said it was ending two other advisory councils after several announcements by ceos that they were resigning. a class action lawsuit claims poland spring water isn't actually spring water. the suit filed in federal court argues that poland spring is common ground water, not spring water. the parent company says the product meets all relevant federal and state regulations for spring water. and america loves walmart but exactly what are we buying? the company says favorite products across the u.s.
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include mulch and microwaves. in oregon, tech mix. in texas wedding invitations. in kentucky, legos. that's your crab moneywatch report. go to for more. at the new york stock exchange, i'm roxana saberi. students from san jose state university will break down their novel plan to study the solar eclipse this morning. the goal, to measure atmospheric conditions on the big day. they will head up to oregon to release 8 weather balloons ahead of the eclipse monday morning. each one will carry special devices that take note of air temperatures, air pressure, moisture and wind. they are effort is set to make them the first time to measure atmospheric conditions during the eclipse. check out this guy. our ken bastida will also be in oregon for the solar eclipse. he has the perfect vantage point along the path of totality. his reports from oregon start this saturday right here on kpix 5. we saw the picture of ken earlier this morning where he had the welding glasses on. >> yeah. >> experts say that you have to have a shade 12 or higher am so
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if you have welding glass, just make sure you check the shade number. >> yeah, ken bastida. >> not saying that ken's glasses are -- are 12 or less but just got to make sure. >> use a colander. >> right. >> all right. how's traffic looking? >> definitely not "friday light." we are tracking a couple of incidents that will definitely impact your ride if you travel highway 4 or 680. a fatal accident all lanes blocked along highway 4 right near discovery bay and the crash near that second bridge closer to the potrero island. use byron highway or south tracy boulevard in the area. no time has been given to when the closure will re-open. expect delays in the year and give yourself some extra time.
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southbound 680 a mess all morning. a big rig fire last night still has one lane shut down along 680 right near marshview road. the crews just reopened one lane but we see the backup stretching to i-80. we are still looking at a travel time over 30 minutes making your way from 80 down to marina vista trying to get into benicia. but at least traffic is able to use one of those lanes now. this is your ride as you make your way through san francisco. on the state 80 at 101 interchange there, and we are getting reports of a new accident right as you approach the lower deck of the bay bridge. so past 7th street there. give yourself some extra time. it's starting to bunch up. traffic still okay at this connector, but we are getting crowded out there as more folks are joining the commute. this weekend is going to be pretty good. we're going to see some
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temperatures that are going to be above average. looking ahead to monday, here's what you can expect from our area. you're going to get a view of the solar eclipse, not as good as what people will see across oregon and other portions of the country. but for the bay area low clouds at the coast. you're going to want to go east, of course, as we have been mentioning wear those goggles, shade 12 or higher for welding shades, to make sure your eyes are protected. even if it's not as clear as oregon, you still don't want to look directly at the sun. sunrise today though look at that 6:28 this morning. we are waiting for it. it's going to get here, it will look beautiful. we'll check the mount vaca cam to show you sunrise. sunset tonight around 8:00. we are getting a little marine layer coming through. it's not as thick as what we have been experiencing so you can get some clearing earlier today. we are going to see our temperatures in the inland areas in the 90s for the next
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couple of days. by next week we'll get cooling. along the coastline temperatures seasonal and again, 50% chance of seeing that eclipse because you're going to want to go east for a better view. here's what we can expect today. again that earlier clearing of clouds and the winds are going to pick up this afternoon between 20 to 30 miles per hour in some areas. so just brace yourselves for that. that's really all we'll deal with on this beautiful friday. here's your highs. booing? had had booing hadhigh pressure in the pacific is causing winds to pick up. it's going to be northwesterly flow coming through. here's your seven-day forecast. for the next five days, look at the inland temperatures in the low 90s down into the upper 80s by monday, tuesday through next week. and we are going to get all kinds of sunshine for inland areas across the bay
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temperatures will be in the upper 60s and cooler air coming through. it's going to cause our temperatures to drop down a bit. along the coast you can see very consistent along the coast. the art & soul festival out to oakland this weekend, 70 degrees and sunny for the weekend. it should be a good time in oakland. one bay area police department is facing a lawsuit claiming officers were frequently involved in sex parties.
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hey, hey, everybody! who is going to the giants game? they won last night against the phillies. they beat 'em 5-4. tonight temperatures will be 64 degrees right around game time 7:00 and mainly clear skies out there. we won't get that marine layer until later on tonight. so game on! hopefully they will get another win. right now, we are tracking a couple of accidents could slow you down if you are heading along 680 just south of i-80. we have an accident further south near marshview road. we'll take a closer look at that and the backups coming up. a string of violent crimes
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on muni buses has promised increased vigilance from san francisco police. investigators saw the pattern in strong-arm robberies in the tenderloin, central and southern northern police districts. a special task force identified several suspects including this man. 19-year-old clay doss of antioch is charged with possession of stolen property. he was already in custody on an unrelated charge. his alleged accomplices were three juveniles including a 13- year-old girl. gilroy's police department is now being sued by a former dispatcher. she says that sex parties, harassment and retaliation were common place. in a 60-page lawsuit, the woman alleges she started warning women in gilroy police department about sexually inappropriate behaviors among some officers. she claims she was fired because of it three years short of her retirement age. that's when she would have received full pension benefits.
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>> a wife swapping kind of self-swapping kind of voyeuristic environment. >> reporter: but that's not against the law. >> nope. it's not. >> reporter: so what was it she was against? >> um, well, it was very unprofessional and it was creating a hostile work environment. >> harrell also claims that two officers had sex with aspiring officers from a program for people ages 14 to 21. the city of gilroy says it's taking the allegations seriously. from zero to 100 miles per hour in seconds. the newest lamborghini debuted at monterey car week. the aventador is the fastest boldest and most powerful super car yet. it looks cool. they took the flagship and amped it up. one of the few unique models on display at the quail lodge in carmel valley. the s model has the latest technical improvements. betty yu doesn't come along with it. a new four wheel steering
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system and 740 hours power. it can also run up to 217 miles per hour. >> a customer like to show inside is not scared about showing inside but is also a guy that is very well informed about technology because this car is full of technology. >> starting price tag, $417,000. police in spain kill five suspected terrorists and say they have stopped another potentially deadly attack. we'll have the latest from barcelona coming up. >> reporter: and two oakland off-duty firefighters shot here in san jose. one died. we'll have the details coming up. ♪
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driver of the van. >> we have learned an off-duty oakland firefighter has been shot and killed in san jose. a second firefighter remains in the hospital. details ahead in a live report. >> good morning, it's friday, august 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. let's start with traffic and weather. jaclyn is tracking our commute. we're starting with a fatality in the east bay. it's been a rough start for drivers heading along highway 4 this morning. this is out near discovery bay. a big rig and another vehicle head-on crash there. and both directions shut down. though closure is at tracy boulevard. the backup is in both direction through discovery bay. highway 4 down to 30 miles per hour in some stretches so give yourself some extra time. no word as to when these lanes will re-open. it will probably be through the morning commute. use byron highway or south


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