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book] 1:11 when we recently uncovered this information to but secured borders was created by a so-called troll farm in russia, this according to rbc, a russian magazine, and there were hundreds more just like secured borders. facebook now says they found and shut down 470 accounts being run by a russian group called the internet research agency. trouble. [sot-hemu nigam, c.e.o. of ssp blue] seattle_ facebook ceo mark zuckerberg admitted today that at first they didn't think the russians actually bought ads. >> we've been investigating this for many months now and for a while we had found no evidence of fake accounts linked to russia running ads. >> reporter: but now the company said there were paid ads, more than 3,000 of them. >> when we recently uncovered this activity, we provided that information to the special counsel. we also briefed congress and this morning i directed our team to provide the ads we found to congress as well. >> reporter: today he said they're still looking for any other russian accounts and he vowed more transparency going forward. >> not only will you have to
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disclose which page paid for an ad, but we will also mick it so you can visit an advertise -- make it so you can visit an advertiser's page and see the ads they're currently running to any audience on facebook. >> reporter: this cyber security expert is not buying facebook's good guy routine. he said facebook is trying to save face. >> the real question we should be asking is why is facebook talking about this now? >> reporter: he said the changes facebook is promising now could have been done last year. the company is only acting now because they're in trouble. >> i don't think it's so much of trouble in the legal sense, but what you do have is a major reputation issue that they're going to have to deal with. >> reporter: he said facebook's announcement today sends a message. companies can act and we will expect them to. >> this should be a message to the entire industry that you can be proactive and, in fact, it's actually in today's day in age a necessity for doing business internationally. pr regulate, >> reporter: we should note that some lawmakers have been calling for tighter regulation
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of internet ads and by getting out in front and promising to self-regulate, facebook may be trying to head off that effort. >> if they already know some facebook groups are being run by russians, why does congress want all the information on these ads? >> right. what do the ads really bring to the table? we don't have the official request from congress, but remember one theory of russian collusion is that the trump campaign shared polling data with the russian government so that the russians would know exactly whom to target with their fake facebook and twitter accounts. now if this new data from facebook shows that these ads were programmed to be very focused to only appear to users in a certain county in wisconsin, that would support the theory that russians were getting help from sophisticated professionals. the question then is who were those professionals? >> right. as they drill down, more answers. >> that's the hopeful thank you. new -- hope. thank you. new at 6:00, short term home rentals are a common way
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to make some extra cash, but one woman's horror story may make you think twice. kpix5's susie steimle in san francisco with the rental that turned into a burglary. >> reporter: allen, the homeowner tells me this man rented her property under a fake identity and wedge to her home, found one of -- went to her home, found one of her suitcases in the basement, packed up everything valuable and took off. police are still looking for him. s also on the comforter >> this was a rude awakening for me. >> reporter: he was the vacation home renter from hell. >> and there were empty needles or needle cases. there was also blood left on the comforter in the master bedroom. >> reporter: pamela kelly had just started renting her luxury turk street apartment on the website hometosan in may. she had a pleasant experience renting till this past weekend when she came home to signs of drug use and considerable theft. >> in my safe was about $68,000 worth of jewelry including
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jewelry that was my mother's, stuff that's irreplaceable. >> reporter: the renter used a stolen credit card and a fake id that pamela says checked out. in a city where home rentals are increasingly common, she worries she won't be the only target. >> this person was skilled. he knew what he was doing. it was very methodical and this was planned out. there's no doubt. >> i can totally understand her frustration. >> reporter: police say at this point they don't have any information that's releasable to the public about this investigation, but they do have advice about security that pamela has personally taken to heart. >> we always recommend for people to have any kind of surveillance video. >> i'm extremely concerned for other homeowners who may be contemplating doing this or are doing this and feel like they are okay and safe. >> reporter: now someone did leave behind blood at the scene, so pamela is hoping police will be able to run that
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and if there's dna matching that already in the system, it could lead to a quick arrest. live in san francisco, susie steimle, kpix5. a new milestone for the east bay housing market, there are now a dozen cities where the median price of a home tops $1 million. the report from the bay east association of realtors includes the cities of berkeley, walnut creek and fremont. a tight inventory has caused some dramatic price jumps. pleasantton says one -- pleasanton is one hotspot, the median price up 17% over last year to 1.2 million. in san pablo the median priced 390,000, brentwood is 561,000 and other parts of eastern contra costa county are less than that, prices still under a half million in antioch and pitberg. a bay area -- pittsburg. a bay area school is taking action to help students breathe easier. kpix5's da lin is live at a
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school in oakland where pollution is a major problem. >> reporter: see that playground at brookdale elementary? it's about 200 feet from the freeway 880 and the school is hoping a brand-new garden here will help block out some of that pollution. it looks sparse now. the hope is five to 10 years from now these small branches will grow into tall, dense trees. the kids are counting on it for clean air. >> last year he missed some days like around wintertime. >> reporter: school administrators and parents at brookdale elementary say asthma is the second most cause for students missing school here after lack of transportation. >> it caused him to have a asthma attack, the dust here. >> reporter: the 25-foot sound wall is what separates the playground from the 880, one of the busiest freeways in the bay area. a lot of big rigs use it going to and from the port of oakland. school administrators say the exhaust and pollution can't be
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good for the kids. >> he encouraged them to do really physical activities at the far end where it's a little bit far away. if teachers have lessons, we encourage them to go further away from the freeway. >> reporter: back in january the epa and community groups put in this vegetation barrier and planted trees and flowers. scientists believe the trees will help remove the fumes, carbon monoxide and other types of pollution. s there >> our kids -- pollution. >> our kids need to be able to breathe fresh air and i think it's good that they're doing this. >> reporter: educators believe once this turns into an urban forest, it will go from a place that's a void to a place where kids can learn. >> the hope is in three to four years there's always a class back here. >> reporter: the weather has been very strange this year, making it very tough for that vegetation barrier. back in april the rain actually flooded some of the plants. in august the heatwave damaged some of the trees. so volunteers will have to come back to replant some of the frees and plants.
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now if is in -- trees and plants. now if this is successful, the epa would like to use it for a model for other schools built near freeways. in oakland i'm da lin. free speech week is set to begin sunday at cal-berkeley and run through wednesday. right winger milo yiannopoulos is organizing it with a group called uc patriot. uc berkeley has already spent $1.4 million this year for security on conservative speaking events including $200,000 in february when violent protests broke out after yiannopoulos' last appearance. later cal berkeley spent $600,000 on a speech by ann coulter that was ultimately canceled and another 600,000 for a talk last week by ben shapiro. the speakers next week will include steve bannon as well as coulter, but it's not yet clear
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if they will actually be there. a good example today what can happen when people refuse to give into mate. our elizabeth cook is here -- mate. our elizabeth cook is here -- hate. our elizabeth cook is here. >> people gathered to celebrate the jewish new year, but look at what happened next. they covered the wall with graffiti using a long roll of paper. people were then invited to cover the words of hate with words of hope. people shared messages like give peace a chance and stand against hate. services did resume as normal this morning. the oakland police department classifies the vandalism as a hate crime and is investigating the incident. still the congregation is thankful for its members and the community. >> so when we found this today, obviously it was upsetting and concerning, but almost the next thing that happened was people started to reach out just with words of support and with love and, you know, we feel like that's really what oakland is
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about. >> officers have canvassed the area and are checking surveillance video. police and crime stoppers of oakland are offering up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. mayor libby schaaf and police are monitoring eight other locations in the city to insure a safe rosh hashanah. woman survives >> thank you. a terrifying tumble from a beach cliff, a young woman survives a possibly deadly fall. now she's sharing her story to warn others about the dangers along the coast. >> a special memorial to the victims killed in the ghost ship warehouse inferno and it isn't finished yet, how you can be part of the art installation. >> and saying good-bye to summer with snow. we'll take you to the sierra to show you the winterlike conditions. >> snow on the last day of fall with lower than average temperatures. more coming up after this break.
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kpix 5 reporter jackie ward shows us the touching tribut a unique piece of art will soon be unveiled to honor the victims of the ghost ship warehouse fire. kpix5's jackie ward shows us that touching tribute. s, alex ghas >> reporter: designed to look like an actual ship, this memorial was created in honor of the ghost ship fire victims,
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particularly alex kajon. chris callari is a co--designer of the piece and worked alongside alex last year. >> a good father and good worker and dedicated to the community and extremely talented. >> reporter: the origin of the project dates back to the date of the deadly fire that tore through an artist warehouse killing 36 people. the oakland museum asked chris and his co-collaborator peter focalt to design a memorial piece people could see and as part of the piece people are asked to write their feelings about the fire. >> there are questions how would you memorialize ghost ship? what would you like to say? >> reporter: he got more than 200 responses which will be on display as part of the memorial. visitors will also have the chance to add cards of their own in. about one week the piece will -- own. in about one week the piece will be complete. this piece is part of the
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bigger exhibit called the days of the dead opening october 18th. in oakland, jackie ward, kpix5. more than four years after the deadly asiana airlines crash at sfo the last lawsuit has been settled just before it was set to go to trial. dental surgeon rah just reached a confidential settlement in her case. she said her right arm was so badly damaged in the july, 2013 crash she can no longer work. three people died and dozens more were hurt when flight 214's tail struck a seawall sending the boeing 777 cartwheeling down the runway. investigators concluded the air crew was at fault. all other claims in the disaster including the city of san francisco were also settled out of court. snow in the sierra couldn't wait for fall. here's a look at the storm that hit on the last day of summer, more than a dusting. we're talking about 3 to 6
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inches in some places, even a winter weather advisory from the weather service. reporter lisa meadows on how that weather is causing some dangerous driving conditions. >> reporter: we're out here all afternoon. at that time we were dealing with hail. it was coming down in sheets even accumulating up to an inch and that is what led to a pileup on i-80 this morning. fall officially begins tomorrow, but winter weather has already made its way into the sierra and has brought along deadly driving conditions. hail led to at least half a dozen car accidents at once westbound on i-80 this morning. >> with the change in the seasons people, especially with hail, it makes the roadway a little slicker than just rain and people are just not slowing down. they're used to driving in summer conditions and they've got to transition into winter driving mode. >> reporter: clearing the road wasn't easy. it took nearly four hours to reopen the road dealing with heavy hail throughout the entire clean-up process, but all this hail did transition over to snow. we're dealing with snow now
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and it's melting as it hits the pavement actually leading to a little better driving conditions compared to earlier this morning. the winter weather advisory does go until 11 p.m. so make sure you do stay safe if you plan on traveling in the sierra. prepare for winter-like weather conditions. now the tioga pass and yosemite national park are also closed because of snow. emily turner is in today for paul deanno. what is going on? crazy? >> i know, winter weather advisory advisory on the last day of summer. in fact, you can actually see the snow we're talking about if we take a look right now at our live doppler. you can see the snow right there as it's passing over donor summit and it's a pretty -- donner summit and it's a pretty significant snow as you saw from that video. the winter weather advisory is still in effect and there are snow showers through tonight and maybe into tomorrow. pulling out on the hi-def doppler area, there's not a whole lot to see here. we are high and dry at the
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moment. this is on, beach looking live at our camera there. it's moving around because it's awfully breezy at the moment. the coolest high, san francisco 64 degrees, our warmest temperature in the north bay, santa rosa at 75 and for the most part in the south bay and east bay you were somewhere right in between those two. now this low pressure system right here is what's causing all this. you can see that moisture along the far edge right there. that will slowly start to move out and then behind it is this high pressure system. that's going to creep in and slowly those temperatures will creep up as well. though we have 1 more day of nice weather before that. now this weekend plenty of ways to get out and enjoy the beginning of fall, 80 degrees in martinez and sunny for the bay area blues festival. then around lake merritt you can go to the dragon boat festival, 75 degrees and sunny at lake merritt. our high temperatures tomorrow will be a lot like today. the mid-70s in the north bay, 73 in santa rosa as well as the
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south bay,70, 72 in san jose. our warmest temperatures are inland, fairfield 76, coolest normally along the coast, 63 degrees in pacifica. taking a look at our seven-day outlook, mostly the same tomorrow as we've seen today. saturday and sunday we start to warm up and hit the 90s monday, tuesday and then 92 tuesday, wednesday and thursday, but it's going to be absolutely beautiful about basically for a week to enjoy the beginning of fall. that fog will move out and it's going to be a perfect start to the season. >> all right, emily, thank you. wns. the a south bay neighborhood going hog wild, boars tearing up lawns, the fight over who is in charge of solving this wild pig problem. >> can a27-year-old football player develop cte? the sad answer is yes. >> and a local world champion boxer is calling it quits and he's going out on top. we're up next.
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minutes from the monterey coast this pristine hillside is being developed to attract silicon valley's elite. >> my buyer wants a weekend get- away in nature. >> we learned each multi- million dollar plot spans 20 acres and only 22 owners can get in. >> there's two rules. don't take down any trees and use renewable energy sources in the design of your home. >> expect original reporting from kpix5 news. expect more. >> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet, we've created access from at&t. california households with at least one resident who receives snap or ssi benefits may qualify for home internet at a discounted rate of $10 a month. no commitment, deposit, or installation fee. visit to learn more.
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loss, and was impulsive..eventua lly, he lost his once promising aaron hernandez was once among the best tight ends in football, but he was prone to mood swings, memory loss and was impulsive. eventually he lost a once promising career to a murder conviction. hernandez who hanged himself in prison earlier this year was found to have cte and researchers said it was the most severe case they had seen
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from someone so young. hernandez was 27 years old. his fiancee is suing both the patriots and the nfl for $20 million saying his suicide was due to the brain disease. hernandez was in prison serving a life sentence for murder in 2013. it is because of the hernandez story that this next one gives me pleasure to report. local boxer and light heavyweight title holder andre ward is hanging up his gloves. >> i did it. because of the toll it has taken ire to fig >> the 33-year-old announced he is stepping away from boxing because of the toll it has taken on his body and that his desire to fight is no longer there. ward finishes with a pro career of 32-0. cal hosts fifth ranked usc saturday in berkeley. the bears have not beaten the trojans since george w. bush was in the oval office and head coach justin wilcox was a young assistant. the bears are off to a surprising 3-0 start under
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wilcox and at the very least will be dressed to impress saturday. cal will wear the throwback jerseys in honor of the late joe roth who led the bears to a conference title in 1975 and passed away from cancer just two years later. >> it's great to be able to kind of keep the legend alive, you know, just with the uniforms. i'm sure the commentators will talk about it and people will ask why we're wearing them. so it will be cool for not just us, but the fans to kind of relive his legacy and stuff like that. >> cal fans, you got to post on saturday. to baseball, the dodgers continue to stagger to the finish line losing 20 of the last 25. it's l.a.'s worst 25 game stretch since the team was still in brooklyn and fdr was in the oval office. even the dodgers sideline reporter can't catch a break right now as she's on the wrong end of some phillies frivatity.
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they can clinch the national league west tomorrow night with a win against the giants. finally the tour championship in atlanta, jhonattan vegas with a horrible tee shot, so bad it hit like you, allen. you hit people like that? >> oh, never hit anybody. >> that's like me. >> kyle stanley has a two-shot lead in the 30 player field. >> everybody has an errant shot once in a while, but they don't hit anybody. >> most people don't admit it. so good for you. >> got to admit the problem, first step. >> dennis, thank you. coming up in our next half hour signs of hope from the rubble after mexico's quake, search crews zero in on a spot where people might still be found alive, live report on the surge of volunteers coming out to help. >> our first look at mexico's early earthquake warning system in action. what's holding up california's plan to send alerts to your smartphone? >> hurricane maria moves on to its next target after leaving puerto rico under water and
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there is still major danger for the island.
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the number of dead from tuesday's massive earthquake i s at you're watching kpix5 news. our top story at 6:30, the number of dead from tuesday's
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massive earthquake in mexico now stands at 273, but in the midst of the devastation there are glimmers of hope and after days of digging the mexican navy says there are no children trapped in a collapsed school in mexico city. however, they do believe an adult is still alive under all that debris. in all more than 50 survivors have been saved from the rubble and across the city rescuers are combing through collapsed buildings in silence listening for signs of life. reporter juan fernandez joins us live now from mexico city where the round the clock rescue effort is now reaching around the world, juan? about. >> reporter: nothing is stopping the search and rescue crews here. just about an hour ago we had a very heavy rainstorm. it stopped things for just a second, but look behind me. the crews are back up and at it, especially after this morning getting the good news that people may still be trapped in the rubble here and alive. leveled -- and teams are trying to figure out exactly how many people may be missing in each.
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==nats of digging== at this textile plant, they know who they're searching for. five taiwanese citizens tives are at t rescue crews celebrate another person pulled out alive. she is one of three who made it out of this building so far in the heart of mexico city. at the scene of another collapse search dogs try to zero in on any signs of life underneath piles of broken concrete. there's a lot to cover. roughly 40 buildings are leveled and teams are trying to figure out exactly how many people may be missing in each. at this textile plant they know who they're searching for, five taiwanese citizens are trapped inside. their relatives are at the site waiting for word that their loved ones are coming home. this is truly an international mission, rescue teams from israel already on the ground helping. japan sent a disaster relief crew as well even though that country was hit by a magnitude 6.1 quake yesterday. the president of mexico, enrique pena nieto, paid a visit to earthquake victims in
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the hospital. they're heeding the call. volunteers are pouring in with food, water, clothing and much needed manpower. and so far sadly no survivors, no bodies have been pulled it's of the rubble yet -- out of the rubble yet, but they're not giving up hopeful so many volunteers are apparently showing up -- hope. so many volunteers are apparently showing up they're told to go home and come back later, proof this city is rallying around the disaster that shook them to the core two days ago. >> juan fernandez live in mexico city, thank you. people in mexico city got some advanced snow, a few crucial seconds from an earthquake warning system and a similar system is in the works in our system. kpix5's len ramirez explains a complete rollout is still years away. of the giant open square "el zocalo." [nats] the system was designed after the devastating 1985 mexican quake...and a similar system is up and running in japan. but today, california's early warning system called "shake alert" is still in a very limited testing phase. [sot]"what would it take for shake alert to go to the masses?" "we've got very good capital investment so far. but the long term operation and maintenance funds have not fully been identified
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yet." so far only emergency responders and transportation providers like b m. the sy >> reporter: you're about to see mexico city's early earthquake warning r cond warning. system in action. the siren sounds giving people a precious few seconds to stream out of their buildings and into the safety of the giant open square. the system was designed after the devastating 1985 mexican quake and a similar system is up and running in japan, but today california's early warning system called shake alert is still in a very limited testing phase. what would it take for shake alert to go to the masses? >> we've got very good capital investment so far, but the long term operation and maintenance sort of funds have not fully been identified yet. >> reporter: so far only first responders and transportation systems like b.a.r.t. are on the system. the system has already been tested in a real live situation, the 2014 napa quake, where it gave the b.a.r.t. control center a nine second warning. researchers at the uc berkeley seismology lab say it could be five years or more before the system could be rolled out to smartphones because the technology isn't there yet.
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>> the alert would be baked into your phone and the phone would receive a message to activate that alert. that would be the best case scenario. push notifications and amber alerts, all the current technologies we have are a little too slow. >> reporter: now there is a planned regional rollout of the shake alert system that will begin next year, but, ken, one of the limitations of the system going forward right now is that there aren't enough sirens in this area to make it widespread or widely available to all people. h the hurricane maria is now thrashing its way toward the turks and caicos and the bahamas. the storm whipped through the dominican republic with winds 120 miles an hour and could raise water levels by 4 to 6 feet. new drone video shows the damage left behind in puerto
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rico. maria dumped 35 inches of rain on the island. the island was paralyzed by flooded streets now and authorities are warning there is a threat of flash flooding, especially in the mountains. early this morning puerto rico's national guard started pulling people out of the waist deal water. downed trees and power lines are make -- deep water. downed trees and power lines are making some roads impassable. windows have been blown out of buildings. >> reporter: there's a dusk to dawn curfew on the island and we've noticed a lot of people coming to this starbucks because this is the only way a lot of people have to reach their relatives to let them know that they're okay. >> authorities say the power grid has been destroyed. it could take up to six months to get the power back on. late word that north korea may be planning to test a hydrogen bomb in the pacific ocean, that from the country's foreign minister. we will monitor more on this into the evening. earlier today president trump imposed new sanctions on north korea. a new executive order enables
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the u.s. to place sanctions on banks, companies and individuals that finance trade with the north. mr. trump announced the move as he met with the leaders of south korea and japan at the united nations. he said that country's central >> north korea's nuclear weapons and missile development is a grave threat to peace and security in our world and it is unacceptable that others financially support this criminal, rogue regime. >> the president said china is on board. he that said country's central bank has told other banks in china to stop doing business with north korea immediately. the young woman out climbing with friends survives a harrowing tumble from a cliff. now her frightening fall is a warning to others. >> a rash of crimes on san francisco's crooked street and even extra patrols haven't been enough to stop the brazen thief.
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we're getting a look at what could have been a deadly fall from one of california's most beautiful attractions..
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we're getting a look at when could have been a deadly fall from one of california's most beautiful attractions. it happened on the cliffs in davenport in santa cruz county. devin fehely shows us what happened. >> reporter: the amateur drone pilot and photographer happened to be recording at the exact moment that rory lost her grip and fell like a rag doll down the cliff face in davenport. >> as i was climbing down, where my hand was happened to break away and i ended up just falling and i honestly did not know how drastic the fall was until i saw the video. >> reporter: this is the same location seen from sky drone 5 today. firefighters rescued rory from the rock formation that jutted out. she was airlifted to the hospital and suffered only broken bones and a minor concussion, a small miracle for how far she had fallen. >> the paramedics said i fell 10 feet, hit the rocks and fell
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another 10 feet. >> reporter: a few days after the accident the photographer who caught the video contacted the sheriff's department asking about posting the video to warn others. >> they're out having a good time and enjoying the beach and really who could blame them, but the hazard of what could happen and mother nature really has very little room for error in certain situations and this is kind of one of them. >> reporter: rory said she's thankful to be alive after what easily could have been a life ending or crippling fall. >> the reality of it was as i watched that video, i realized how lucky i am to have not gotten seriously injured from a fall like that because watching that video it looks like i broke my neck or my arm and my legs. san jose police are searching for a hit and run driver who killed a man last night. the man was crossing ocala avenue near bermuda way when he was struck by a minivan. the driver did not stop. that vehicle is believed to be a 2001 to 2007 chrysler town
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and country or dodge caravan. some of san francisco's most popular tourist attractions are becoming hotspots for crime and extra patrols don't seem to be stopping the thieves. in fact, on lombard street the big target is cars. the iconic spot, a magnet for about 2 million tourists a year and many of them driving rental cars. police say the thieves know these cars are likely to be full of cameras, phones, wallets. neighbors say it's getting worse. >> i see so much glass on the streets and so many tourists. i feel for these tourists. >> there's glass all the time. >> sfpd doubled the number of officers in the central division and say robberies have gone up 7% between april and july compared to last year. car burglaries are up 28%. fighting fire with fire, we head to yosemite to check out how crews are using mother nature to their advantage to prevent future forest fires.
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wildfire burn for nearly two months. the "empire fire" has consumed about six thousand acres... a deliberate strategy in yosemite has essentially let a wildfire burn for two months. the empire fire has consumed about 6,000 acres since it was sparked by lightning back on july 31st. kpix5's wilson walker shows us why in some ways this fire is actually a good thing. >> september is usually our first time that we'll get moisture on these fires. >> reporter: fire and ice today in yosemite national park effectively sparking the end game for a managed fire that started here back in july. >> we had a lightning strike in the backcountry where there are minimum valuables at risk in terms of structures or homes, so we allowed that fire to burn. >> we brought it here to the campground. we brought it to glacier point road, but for the most part it was allowed to continue to burn and play its natural role in the wilderness and which we really want it to do.
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>> reporter: with thousands of acres of potential fuel now removed we're left with what you might call a soft fire break when this area of the park faces its next wildfire. >> this could reburn, but it won't burn severely when it does because we've already done that work. so i think a soft fire break is a good way to put it. >> reporter: it's a tactic yosemite has used for decades, but we may see more of this in more places. that's because a memo from the trump administration's interior secretary calls for more controlled fires in the american west. >> the intent of his memo is to use wildfire where you can reduce devastating impact to future wildfires. >> reporter: in other words, do more of this. >> do more of this where it makes sense. >> reporter: the snow falling here clearly indicates a change of season, but the way this fire was handled signals another change and that's just how aggressively this land could be managed. >> the lightning is basically cleaning up 6,000 acres of fuel for us. >> reporter: in yosemite
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national park, wilson kpix5. trailer villa in unincorporated redwood city has residents complaining that the park has made rent increases in direct violation of the law. >> we are insisting that this park owner needs to put a lid on the rampant revenue grab that has been happening in this park and modulate the increases to the reasonable rates that are provided by law. there's no justification whatsoever for the escalation that we have seen. >> for example, one woman says in 2013 she was paying $850 a month and now she's forced to pay over $1,300. ent on the allegations. we reached out to the property owner and the company says it received the complaint but has
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no comment on the allegations. a landfill in the north bay is capturing gas from rotting garbage and turning it into electricity. the gas goes through large generators and wells and is now producing enough electricity to power 5,000 homes. >> unlike a solar field or a windmill farm, this happens day or night, rain or shine. >> marin clean energy is distributing the electricity to customers and it says the power that's being produced at the landfill is equal to about 84 acres of solar panels. some homeowners in south san jose have an unusual problem on their hands. wild boars have been tearing up their yards at night digging for food, but moment owners aren't just upset about the damage. they are worried about the sharp tusked animals could hurt somebody. the city says like any other
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pest, the pigs are the homeowners' responsibility. >> you know, there's a lot of pests that invade people's homes, cockroaches, rats, mice. we are not asked to dispose of those problems. >> why should i bear the expense of taking care of a wild animal that isn't coming from mihm house? >> residents are allowed to -- my house? >> residents are allowed to hire licensed trappers if they want, but that can cost hundreds of dollars per boar. emily turner has been tracking hurricane maria for us. >> let's take a live look at the tropics where hurricane maria hit puerto rico yesterday and is now making its way further north. you can see the red outline part of the dominican republic as well as the turks and caicos where there is a hurricane warning in effect. currently it's just off the dominican republic's coast at a category 3 and is making its way to the west and the north. you can see it's moving much i'm sure to the relief of the folks in florida of the coast of the continental united states and is slowly dying out
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at a category 2 by saturday at 2 p.m. which i know my family in florida is breathing a sigh of relief over that. right now taking a live look out of the transamerica tower, you can see a beautiful and clear evening. it's a little breezy out there right now as well in san francisco. 62 degrees, santa rosa our warmest right now 71 degrees, concord 69 degrees. and our overnight lows will start to dim down into the 40s as you -- dip down into the 40s as you can see, 45 in napa, 50 in fairfield, 53 san jose, 52 in pacifica. our satellite and radar explains why we're seeing some of these cooler temperatures. this low pressure system right here has really brought all those temperatures as well as the breezes with it, but it's slowly going to start to make its way to the east as this high pressure system is going to move in behind it bringing with it some warmer temperatures and drier air. tonight it will be partly cloudy and breezy. it will stay mild tomorrow on
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the first day of fall, but that warming trend is going to take effect this weekend. our high temperatures tomorrow are about 5 to 9 degrees below average from what we normally are this time of year. our temperatures tomorrow again mild, 63 along the coast. in the south bay 74 in morgan hill and cooling off the closer you get to san francisco bay. tomorrow our high temperatures in the east will be warm in brentwood, 76 degrees, cooler closer to the water, 702 degrees in vallejo and -- 72 degrees in vallejo and around san francisco you can see it's 65 degrees in sausalito but warming up the further north you go, 71 degrees in get plume a and continuing north even warmer -- petaluma and continuing north even warmer 77 degrees in st. helena. our seven-day outlook again mild temperatures tomorrow, but the warming trend saturday and sunday bumping up to the 80s and hitting the 90s by the beginning of next week warming up to the middle of next week
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92 degrees. look, all of this sunshine is out there. it's going to be a beautiful start to fall. as for the weekend, it is certainly the perfect excuse to get outside and enjoy autumn. >> thank you. coming up a strategic move to get young people out of trouble, get them into chess. why one bay area city thinks the game could be the key to saving lives. >> and coming up on nightbeat at 10:00 tonight we're asking you as tensions continue to escalate, how confident are you in president trump's ability to handle north korea, very confident, somewhat confident or not confident at all. send me your thoughts in a tweet. i'm at veronicadlcruz. your comments tonight on nightbeat on our sister station kbcw 44 cable 12.
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at stanford health care, we can now use a blood sample to detect lung cancer. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for asthma. and if we can stop seizures in epilepsy patients with a small pacemaker for the brain, imagine what we can do for multiple sclerosis, even migraines. if we can use patients' genes to predict heart disease in their families, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you. of trouble.. by bringing them to the table. the chess table. kpix 5's john ramos has more -- move. organizers in one east bay city are trying to keep people out of trouble by bringing them to the table. >> the chess table. kpix5's john ramos has more on the strategic move. >> reporter: for years young people in richmond's iron triangle have played a deadly
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game of for tat react -- of tick for tack reacting violently. >> when you play a game of chess, every move you make there's a consequence. >> reporter: t.c. ball loves the game of chess and thinks it can teach an important lesson to young people in his community to think before reacting. >> it makes you accept responsibility for your actions because in chess you make a mistake, you can be punished immediately. >> reporter: ball believes so strongly in the game that he founded the west coast chess alliance sponsoring events to introduce it to newcomers and now he even has a place to do it. this green space at harbour way and macdonald is now the main street community chess park and will one day have permanent game tables. the city believes it will give people a reason to come here. >> we believe it will pump new life into this corner and downtown. >> reporter: but ball is
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thinking bigger than that. he would like to turn richmond into the chess capital of the bay area. he said if young people become chess minded, they will begin to think more about the choices they make. >> that's what chess teaches you, you know. why did i lose this game? did i make a move and not account for all the possibilities? >> reporter: embracing the game may notten pump new life into this corner, it may save a new lives as well. in richmond, john ramos, kpix5. >> now to introduce the game to newcomers the alliance is organizing a chess festival saturday, october 25th , at richmond memorial auditorium. >> bring your own chess board and chess pieces of everybody welcome. >> wear your chess sweater. this weekend will be the perfect time to practice chess outside. >> nice. looking forward to that. >> the latest always >> join us for nightbeat at 10:00 on kbcw 44 cable 12 and you can see us back here tonight 11:00.
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>> have a good night!
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