tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS August 23, 2017 4:30am-5:00am PDT
jaclyn will update us. good morning, it is wednesday, august 23rd, i'm kenny choi. >> i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. it is just about 4:30 this wednesday morning. ladies? >> good morning. >> we made it to the starting line! >> good morning, everybody. did you notice a change this morning? it was foggier a little more drizzle out there. yeah. and that bank of low clouds and fog well more extensive and expansive. [ foghorn sound effect ] >> just love waking up to that foghorn. [ foghorn sound effect ] >> thank you very much. transamerica pyramid obscured by the deck of clouds, sfo the same, there will probably be delays. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. mostly sunny 82 in san jose. that's average. how about 88 in throughout the tri-valley? that's spot on. mid-60s, low 70s across the bay and mid-60s with partial clearing seashore. your full forecast in just a couple of minutes. right now let's say good morning to jaclyn dunn.
good morning. happy wednesday, everyone. if you are getting ready it head out and your ride has you going along the eastshore freeway, heads up, we have a couple of lanes blocked due to some accidents. first one westbound 80 at central avenue. that has three lanes blocked. and then another one occurred in that backup. so we are dealing with a major backup. here's a live look at interstate 80 at carlson boulevard and you can see how quickly even at this early- morning hour, 4:31, that traffic is stopped. so if you are getting ready to head out, if this is part of your ride, use an alternate. we'll continue to monitor it and let you know when the lanes re-open. over at the golden gate bridge, an accident overnight still has lanes blocked at the tollbooth but traffic is light. there is afog advisory for those going across the span.
tear gas, stun grenades and thousands of protestors outside president trump's rally in arizona last night. the protest started out peacefully outside the convention center in phoenix. as andria borba reports, clashes between demonstrators and police started just as the rally wrapped up inside. >> reporter: president trump returned to phoenix for the first time since taking office. >> it is finally time to rebuild our country! to take care of our people! >> reporter: he was fresh off the tour of a border patrol center near the mexican border. >> we are building a wall on the southern border, which is absolutely necessary. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: as trump supporters filed into the arena -- >> that was a job that he is producing. [ protestors screaming ] >> reporter: protestors marched to denounce the president. >> i'm doing this to show you
how [ censored ] dishonest these people are. >> reporter: the president read his marks on the violence before the crowd and blamed the media for being dishonest. >> then i said, racism is evil! did they report that i said that racism is evil? >> no!! >> you know why? because they are very dishonest people. >> reporter: the mayor of phoenix had asked president trump not to come as a way to keep the peace. many demonstrators outside the arena expressed anger that the president is considering pardoning former maricopa county sheriff joe arpaio after he was convicted of conducting illegal patrols. >> he should have had a jury. but i think he will be just fine. >> reporter: the state's two republican senators mccain and flake is publicly clashed with the president.
the president critiqued both of them without mentioning their names. andria borba, kpix 5. >> police say they made four arrests related to the protests. no reports of serious injuries. the city of berkeley is bracing for another rally this weekend. the mayor is urging people to stay away from sunday's demonstration for their own safety. he says that groups will use it as a platform to spread their message but one organizer told us that she wants nothing to do with white supremacists, racist or violent counter-protestors. >> the people are walking around like this violent terrorists in masks and this mayor does nothing about it. we stand for free speech. violence is not free speech. >> city is city working out the security details for sunday including separating the two sides with barriers and and one day ban on wells. the conservative group planning saturday's rally at crissy field could receive a formal permit anytime now. house minority leader nancy pelosi is objecting to the move saying the event amounts to a
white supremacist rally. the group's leader who publicly denounced neo-nazis at a recent event says it's untrue. >> they are not white premises, they're diverse. how can they be accountable for people just showing up? >> they are accountable and we'll hold them accountable for it. >> "patriot prayer" has invited a group called the oath keepers to provide security on saturday. you may have seen armed members of the group at previous protests. they are expected to encounter counterprotesters. groups of their own going to be at civic center plaza friday and saturday. crews are keeping an eye on hot spots on a wildfire in dublin. it started at the camp park's army base yesterday. at one point the flames were burning near a road that separates the base from a neighborhood.
200-acres burned. it was 90% contained. >> the heat is on. i was driving home at 3:30 p.m. yesterday and the visibility was obscured at 6:00. at 6:00 it kicked up to 20, 25 miles per hour in the wind and better air quality. we'll see temperatures on the rise triple digits by the weekend. hi, everybody. good morning to you. today a seasonal day there in the santa clara valley. it's overcast right now but later today, clouds part, the sun will prevail, the temperatures will top off in the 80s. right now, san jose is at 63. otherwise, oakland you're at 60. same in redwood city. and san francisco's at 58. cooler than that in santa rosa and all the reporting stations, reporting stratus. we have the winds up to 10 miles per hour around the lip of the bay this morning. calm across the santa clara
valley. variable winds this afternoon up to 20 miles an hour. right now drizzle through the san mateo coast. later today 75 degrees in san mateo and south san francisco all the way to burlingame. 80s through foster city. 86 los gatos. alum rock low 80s. east bay numbers 90s towards the delta. 90 pleasanton. warmer today than yesterday in pleasant hill in the 80s. north bay numbers from 76 degrees in mill valley to 83 in napa. low 80s santa rosa. we'll have the full forecast coming up. a, inow that you have told me and shared stories about some traffic that you've sat in, in the morning, wee
early-morning hours. but it's nothing like this. right now we're tracking an accident involving one rollover and couple of other cars and that has traffic backed up along westbound 80. the crash is westbound 80 approaching central avenue. the backup extends beyond carlson towards cutting boulevard. so if you are ready to head out the door and you can avoid westbound 80, i would do so. you don't want to be in this backup. use 580, the richmond/san rafael, looking much better as your ultimate. two lanes closed at the tollbooth at the golden gate bridge and fog advisory in place but at the limit and bay bridge toll plaza no delays. the city of san francisco is suing a landlord who made
his tenants live in a death trap. the squalid underground in the mission is like a dungeon with no windows and only one exit. kpix 5's katie nielson reports. >> reporter: this is the entrance to the apartments where almost 30 people used to live in the illegal units, dungeon-like. one tenant we spoke with said it was much worse. [ speaking spanish ] >> i prayed to god every day, just let me wake up in the morning. let me family see another day. >> reporter: claudia soto and her family moved into the illegal unit four years ago when they first came to the united states from nicaragua. they paid $1,000 a month to live in one room at the end of the basement. [ speaking spanish ] >> it was so dark i couldn't tell if it was day or night. there were no windows and only one door to get out. >> reporter: the city acted. a 911 call on christmas day in 2016 led firefighters down to
the basement unit. they wrote the report that led to an inspection from the city. the city filed suit today against melissa mendoza from hillsboro who owns the building and ernesto perez of daly city the master attend and landlord who they say was responsible for the illegal basement unit. >> it was one of the worst conditions we have seen in terms of their actual living conditions. [ speaking spanish ] >> pipes from the laundromat upstairs leaked all the time and there were wires and extension cords running everywhere. and there were elderly and children living here all in these dark cramped rooms. >> reporter: her unit was at the far end of the basement furthest from the door. [ speaking spanish ] >> i always worried about a fire. i knew if something happened, myself and my family wouldn't have a chance to get out alive. >> reporter: claudia says most of the people in the basement around her were undocumented, many worked construction like
her husband and son or worked in hotels and restaurants. >> these landlords and the master tenant were preying on vulnerable people. it's unconscionable. >> reporter: neither landlord or building owner were available for comment. katie nielsen, kpix 5. time now 4:41. the mayor of one bay area city is under fire or what many residents call discriminatory comments. >> plus, today you have the chance to win one of the biggest lottery jackpots in u.s. history. we'll be right back. who are these people?
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an off-duty firefighter and injuring another made a court appearance. you can see lawyers blocked our view of oliver juinio in court. prosecutors say he shot the two off-duty firefighters thursday night. authorities don't believe that he or the victims knew each other. prosecutors say the firefighters did nothing to spark the violence. >> it does appear to be an unprovoked attack in which both these off-duty oakland firefighters were shot without warning and without provocation. >> the suspect is due back in court in september. a memorial has been scheduled for the firefighter who died. the service for jake walter is going to be at 11:00 in the morning on saturday. some in piedmont are calling for the mayor to step down following his statements on facebook. christin ayers shows us how locals confronted him at a recent council meeting. >> reporter: piedmont mayor jeff wheeler is under fire
because of what he has been posting on facebook. >> having jeff's ideology public like that, um, takes piedmont back 50 years. >> reporter: piedmont resident conna mccarthy showed us partisan posts by the mayor. she read his most inflammatory comments to piedmont city council. >> "black lives matter" encourages cop killing. the left is dangerous and un- american. transgenders are mentally ill. the left is intellectually bankrupt. democrats are the plantation slave masters of today. >> reporter: conna says what's worse wheeler refused to hold a moment of silence after the charlottesville protest. >> he said to me, the moment of silence you will get is i will not engage with you anymore. >> reporter: at the meeting, wheeler was roundly criticized by other piedmont residents. >> does our mayor really belief promoting inclusiveness and tolerance or is it lip service
contrary to what he really believes? [ knocking ] >> reporter: we knocked on the mayor's door and left a phone message. he isn't an email saying he will be out of town on vacation. at the city council meeting he didn't deny making the comments but he seemed to paint himself as the victim. >> this has been a very painful half-hour for me as i'm sure people can imagine. um, i apologize if by posting articles from various magazines has offended anybody. >> reporter: some residents are calling for wheelan's ouster. mccarthy's is willing to wait out the 18 months until his term is up. >> i think he is not the right leader for this town at this moment in time. >> reporter: in piedmont, christin ayers, kpix 5. it might be time to buy a lottery ticket. the jackpot is now the second largest in u.s. history for the producer ball. the prize totals $700 million
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pool? >> you are going to get it. >> that's the problem. collect everybody's dollar. as you get ready to head out the door this morning, we have overcast skies. the transamerica pyramid is 853 feet tall. cannot see the top of it. leads me to believe the ceiling is down to 600 feet and by experience, when we do have that, we do have delays at sfo on some arriving flights. it's 56 overcast in santa rosa. 60 in redwood city and oakland. livermore high 50s. san francisco clouds, drizzle, 58 degrees. these are our weather watchers from fairfield linda clear skies, antioch jerry clear. dave says, hey, it's clear and cool in napa. 56. but katie is overcast in hayward at 61 degrees. thanks for checking in. satellite and radar we have a blanket of stratus that extends
inland 60 miles to the east this morning. gilroy and santa rosa. it's going to take a while to see burn-off. we'll see average highs through tomorrow. the warming begins mainly inland away from the bay on friday. 90s and low 100s in the north, delta. the heat is wrapping around. an area of high pressure is building in. we have the rotation clockwise around that high ushering in the hot air mass from arizona into the state of california. southern california also hot. 73 and thunderstorms around the greater lake tahoe area. they have had weeks of thunderstorms. 60s, 70s and 80s and low 90s across the board today. fluctuating winds up to 15 to 20. seven-day forecast saturday, sunday and monday some hot weather. with the compressed marine layer even though daly city is
in the low 60s, pacifica you could see near 70 degrees. so jaclyn, beach day! yeah! we're tracking hot spots ourselves. this is interstate 80 westbound direction as you approach central avenue. we had an earlier accident that had all -- excuse me, had about three lanes blocked. all lanes have reopened but the backup, oh, the backup, it's still there. it's moving. but it's moving very slowly. so give yourself some extra time if you are planning on heading in this direction. we'll be dealing with some residual delays for quite some time. the backup stretches beyond cutting on 880. the crash is further down at central. 25 minutes between 4 and the maze. 580, along that stretch near cutting boulevard, you can see
traffic light. lots of space between all of those vehicles out there. golden gate bridge no delays. two of the lanes at the tollbooth are closed due to a crash that occurred overnight and a fog advisory in place. 101 at 380 near sfo fine in both directions. surveillance video shows an encounter this sparked a manhunt and a standoff when we come back.
describe as a violent run-in between a tenant and his landlord's son. kpix five's betty yu breaks the frightening encounter - new surveillance video shows what witnesses describe as a violent run-in between a tenant and a landlord's son in san jose. kpix 5's betty yu breaks the frightening encounter down. it sparked a 12-hour standoff. >> reporter: the drama began when a 911 call came in
reporting a suspicion person covered in blood. it led to a massive manhunt and standoff that lasted nearly 12 hours. now we're getting a firsthand look at the surveillance video of the crime. surveillance video shows a white pickup speeding by and then turning up a driveway. a neighbor's camera shows a person near the driver's side of the car and then the driver rams right into the fence. >> one of the officers said there was a dispute between a tenant that was moving out and the landlord's son, became heated and then the person attempted to run them down. >> reporter: san jose police say that person is 26-year-old stephen maciel. you can see him backing out of the driveway and speeding off. he was found covered in blood about four miles away from the scene of the crime hiding in a garage. before maciel took off, police say shots were fired just after noon on friday. >> i hear one shot. and then i was like, okay, i
need to get my kids away from the front because they were sleeping out front. and then i hear two more shots. >> reporter: police say maciel's truck was found riddled with bullets. blood and shell casings were found inside. and the truck was also stolen. >> it's disturbing, but all our neighbors are pretty good neighbors. and he is gone from our neighborhood. so it's a little reassuring that he is gone and he is in custody. >> it's definitely unfortunate this type of violence happens. i wish it wouldn't. you know, you just do the best we can to protect ourselves. but, you know, typically it's -- people that know each other as opposed to just random violence. >> reporter: maciel was treated for a nonlife-threatening gunshot wound and the person he rammed had nonlife-threatening injuries. maciel is booked into the santa clara county jail on charges including assault with a deadly weapon and an outstanding
felony warrant. in san jose, betty yu, kpix 5. "skydrone5" taking flight over lake tahoe just as federal officials are making clear how they will preserve the area for future generation. congress passed a bill to set aside an additional $415 million. agencies will use that money to prevent forest fires by thinning forests in the tahoe basin and shore up watersheds and prevent invasive species from reaching the lake. 25 years ago, kristi yamaguchi became an olympic gold medalist is now raising money for a cause. her golden moments show at the "s.a.p. center" is expected to be a star-studded event. all proceeds go to her "always dream" foundation. that supports literacy for underserved children. she found the motivation to lace up from her 11-year-old daughter who will perform with her on the ice in the show. >> i usually don't skate anymore but i'm back on the ice
specifically for this show and, um, she is giving me the courage to get back on the ice and have fun with her. >> at last check, tickets are still available for the show on september 3rd. you can check out ticketmaster, the s.a.p. box office or the always dream foundation website. nice. time now 4:57. bart riders will have to wait longer than expected for the highly anticipated extension to the south bay. >> plus, a rally in support of former 49er quarterback colin h while he continues to be teamless despite football season starting.
good morning. it's wednesday, august 23rd. i m anne makovec in for michelle griego. i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. and i'm kenny choi. live look good morning, it's wednesday, august 23rd. i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. >> good morning. i'm kenny choi. let's start with a live look outside. take a look at the conditions out there in the city of san francisco as we take a live look at the pyramid. foggy in san francisco. look at the lights at the 580/680 interchange this
dublin. everybody heading to work right about now. >> looks a little early for all those lights but -- >> it gets earlier and earlier. >> it certainly is. when i start 21 years ago going to work, there was nobody out there. now i'm with a flow of traffic. on the way home, i hit bumper- to-bumper on the dublin grade every day at 1:20. you got a job for life. [ laughter ] >> job security. >> that's one way of looking at it. we are off to a foggy start this morning. [ foghorn sound effect ] >> that's going to have to lead you into work this morning along the coast. [ foghorn sound effect ] >> there you have it. the transamerica pyramid the tip-top is obscured by the deck of stratus. temperatures 55 in santa rosa to right now 60 apiece redwood city and oakland. let's get to it. temperatures close to average for this time of the year. we'll have some partial clearing of the skies in half moon bay and pacifica. not the case in daly city or colma. 70s and 80s around the