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nuns 50% contained and the atlas touching both counties has reached now nearly 70% containment. kpix5's joe vazquez begins our team coverage on the eastern flank of the nuns fire in oakville. >> reporter: i'm standing along the oakville grade and behind me is highway 29 which winds northward into napa valley. people in this immediate vicinity have been advised to evacuate. we talked to some folks who stayed and have been watching quite a slow. >> you have moments of panic and you have moments of everything is okay. >> reporter: it's been a tough couple of nights. >> you feel comfortable, go to bed, wake up, look out my bedroom window and i see flames again. >> reporter: she's watching the northeastern edge of the nuns fire which has proven troublesome. all day cal fire has been attacking the flames by air. officials say they dug containment lines along the western edge of napa valley and when the fire occasionally runs down the hills and jumps containment lines the
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helicopters move in with yet another water drop. this is an area dotted by some of the most famous wineries in the world including the robert mondavi winery. the flames are miles away at this point. cal fire believes it is making progress. officials say the plans to let the flames continue to march down toward the valley and meet the containment lines they've diligently dug. >> there are a lot of fingers and canyons in there. so if it's too steep or the vegetation is too continuance and it's too dangerous to put -- too deep and it's too dangerous to put people in there, we'll use aircraft and use the lines put in in front of the main fire to begin stopping that fire at this point. >> reporter: suffice it to say cal fire seems to have a level of confidence that they're going to eventually be able to get this stretch of fire under control in, part because of the -- control, in part because of the weather and also in large part because they now have a lot of resources they've been needing both on the ground and in the air. >> sure helps a lot.
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thanks, joe. now the smaller oakmont fire that we mentioned in danger of merging with the nuns fire started saturday. that's on the east side of highway 12 burning to the north. at last check it has burned875 acres and is 15% contained. powerful winds made fires in the past week so devastating and people who study wildfires closely say many areas close to the bay area are vulnerable to the same type of center of. phil matier -- catastrophe. phil matier joins us live now. >> reporter: this has been the worst area of fire the bay area had ever seen being usurped by the conditions in wine country, but some of the same conditions are here in the bay area ready to go off. here's the story. >> we live in a fire environment. california is called the golden state. i call it the pyro state.
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>> reporter: professor scott stevens studies wildfires at uc berkeley and said potential for fires the size of wine country have been a factful life in california for thousands of years. >> in some ways it's inevitable. i hate to say it, but it's really salad. we can do some things to -- sad. we can do some things to make it better. >> reporter: while it's high winds that made the fire so deadly, many of the same conditions exist throughout the bay area. >> we're more in harm's way now. >> reporter: why? >> just the way we built and we continue to build. el cerrito, down to the south. >> the speed of this fire. >> reporter: contra costa fire marshal robert marshall agrees. >> we can certainly have an event like that within several areas in not only our county, but the other nine bay area counties. >> we keep building in these areas and that continuously puts us at risk. >> reporter: this is the first time a fire jumped right into the heart of an urban area as it did in santa rosa. >> this is going to change
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things in a lot of ways. >> reporter: one issue is urban subdivisions aren't built under the same rules as homes in whileland areas that have stricter provisions about wildfires, but as we've seen high winds can still send incendiary sparks flying over a mile. so a neighborhood like this might look safe but could be in danger? >> it absolutely could be. >> we can take some actions to reduce the risks. we're never going to take it to zero. >> reporter: part of that is because we keep coming to california and we keep building and we keep going further and further into areas where fires can start and if that wind hits hard, well, all bets are off. >> let's talk about reducing risk for a second, phil. did you speak with anyone who had suggestions for changes in order to reduce the risk of fire danger? >> reporter: well, part of it is more vegetation control. another part is possibly changing building materials to be more aware of the fact that these embers are starting to travel a mile or 2 in a high
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wind, but a lot of it has to do with the fact that this is a fact of life in california. so we have to be ready and willing to help our neighbors when something like this strikes. that's as key as anything else. in oakland fire hills, phil matier, back to you. >> thank you, phil. one person died in a rollover crash within the napa county fire zone today. it was a contractor driving a water tender who died when his tanker rolled down the embankment. it happened after 6:30 this morning along the steep oakville grade near yountville. cal fires says the man was helping fight the nuns fire and was heading to refill that truck. it's not yet clear why he drove off the roadful investigators will look at all possible causes including fatigue. >> everyone is getting tired. there has been no break for these firefighters since the fires erupted last sunday evening. so yes, people are getting tired and that is a factor that we are aware of. >> cal fire says this is the
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first death among the thousands of firefighters and contractors working the wine country wildfires. these are some of the faces of some of the victims. the sonoma sheriff's office has released the names of 14 of 22 people confirmed dead in the fires. we know that nine people were from santa rosa, one woman vacationing there, two were from larkfield, another fire victim from calistoga. an update now on the missing. about 100 people are still unaccounted for including 88 in sonoma county, 14 in napa county. kpix5 reporter kiet do on the workers who are trying to get answers for those families. >> reporter: the race is on to get through the list of missing people before forecasted rains come later on this week and make conditions out here in santa rosa even more miserable than they already are. the work is as grim as it is treacherous. and a neighbor said that he banged on the woman's door and got ively spea combing through ashes looking for any signs of missing loved
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ones, the flames often leave behind only the tiniest clues that are easy to miss. >> very small pieces of bone, maybe a vertebra or maybe a 3- inch piece of a long bone, but very little is being left behind due to the heat. >> reporter: today the sonoma county sheriff's search and rescue are looking for a woman in their 60s. after scouring the local shelters and hospitals their investigation has led them here to the home are lane apartments where they think she may have died -- hopper lane apartments where they think she may have died in her home. it's meticulous painstaking work. >> we start with the high probability areas in the home, bedrooms, bathrooms, entryways, vehicles still in the garage. >> reporter: the cadaver dog didn't find anything and the neighbor said he banged on her door and got her out. it's a bit of good news. the woman may still be alive somewhere. if you got evacuated, don't keep quiet. >> please make yourself known. make yourself visible. get noticed by your friends and
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family and if you are on our missing persons list, we can cross you off and be able to move on to the next case. >> reporter: how are you still alive? >> i had a guardian angel. >> reporter: wayne sims stayed behind and helped cal fire crews save his home and half a dozen of his neighbors' homes. wayne has been watching the search for the missing from his front yard. >> i really feel bad for everybody's losses. i was absolutely lucky what i have still standing here, but i couldn't have done it without cal fire. >> reporter: in santa rosa, kiet do, kpix5. pg&e is making progress at restoring power. the company's last update says it expects all the 22,000 customers still without electricity to have it restored tonight. in the meantime pg&e's stock took another hit today. it fell 7%. utility stock is now down more than 15 points since the fires broke out more than a week ago. investigators looking for the cause are looking at pg&e's
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equipment. the utility has been ordered by the cpuc to preserve all documented evidence of damage to power lines and poles. there have been reports that downed power lines or blown transformers could have sparked these fires. a live look at san francisco now, a hazy day around the bay area but certainly not as bad as we've seen it. smoke still fills the air in many places. paul deanno said we may be able to breathe easier soon. >> the green dots are actually good you see over vallejo and san rafael and yellow is moderate air quality everywhere over san francisco and bad air reported over the fire themselves in santa rosa and napa. what about tomorrow and beyond and rain? we'll have that coming up. >> also ahead questions about the decision not to send emergency alerts to people's cell phones, why authorities say it was the right call. r crop. >> even as fires burned, the grapes still have to be picked,
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wineries scrambling to harvest what's left of their crop. >> and the next generation tries to knock diane fine stein -- dianne feinstein out of her senate seat.
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and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. why they didn't... get a warning about the fires? many people in the wine country fire zones tonight want to know why they didn't get a warning about the fires.
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kpix5's susie steimle on the technology that could have been used to send out mass hearts. susie? e ni e doesn't use >> reporter: well, veronica, sonoma county just received federal approval in august to use fema's text alert systems during emergencies, but county officials chose not to activate it during the wildfires last week and now many people who live here are asking why. g that or had we had >> we were awakened by neighbors at about 2:00. >> reporter: louann capp learned of wildfires outside her santa rosa home the way many in sonoma county did, by neighboring banging on her daughter in the middle of the night. she doesn't use a cell phone at night and therefore wouldn't receive the alerts authority are telling people to sign up for, the nixel or soco alerts? >> no. >> for someone not tech savvy, they won't figure that out.
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sonoma, lake and mendocino counties received federal approval to use these alerts. when your cell phone connects to a tower in a danger zone, you receive an alert to evacuate. lake county used the system. sonoma and behind seeno did not. -- mendocino did not. you think this was the right call? >> i do. >> reporter: the sheriff said sending out entire county alerts would have had panic. >> had we had people come from all directions into that quarter, i'm concerned we would have had more deaths people in their cars trying to get out. >> reporter: 40 people died in the wildfire, 22 in sonoma county, six in napa, eight in mendocino and four in yuba. lake county, the only county to issue emergency alerts, had zero deaths. if there ever was a time for panic, isn't it during a wildfire? >> yeah, but panic is what gets people killed if you panic everybody who comes out onto the roads. >> reporter: do you think should have to sign up for information about an emergency?
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>> absolutely not. >> reporter: 290,000 people have signed up for nixel alerts and soco alerts in sonoma county and they say it's working very well, those people who have signed up, but there's more than 200,000 people who aren't getting those emergency alerts. live in santa rosa, susie steimle, kpix5. >> all 8,000 people evacuated in mendocino county are being allowed to return home including people in redwood valley and willett who got the green light this morning. an evacuation warning remains in effect for cave creek. starting monday morning mendocino will have a local assistance center open at mendocino college gym in ukiah the next two weeks. back to work today but not back to normal at many napa wineries as flames burn nearby. some are trying to get their businesses up and running
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again. be -- kpix5's don ford has their story. >> reporter: workers wanted the insulin yards as damp as they can -- vineyards as damp as they can because up across the valley over the slope the fire still burns. >> our trail opened up late last week. our staff came back to work today on monday and i believe a lot of the other wineries came back to work today, also. >> reporter: it's the grapes that has some concerned. remaining, "ten percent" still ou big unkn >> there's compounds in the smoke that can manifest themselves in the wine. so we're doing a lot to mitigate that. >> reporter: there's a rinse process before the crush, but for red wines the skin supplies much of the color and it's the skin that may be affected by the smoke. luckily most of the grapes were harvested before much exposure to that smoke. >> a very close call. the fire came down the hill and surrounded our building. >> reporter: and the
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vineyards? >> the vineyards were let's say scorched or fried on the edges. we lost about 1 acre we think of our 12-acre vineyards here. >> reporter: scorched, burned, maybe not killed. we don't know that yet. >> wineries are facing a challenge cleaning up damage trying to harvest as much of the remaining red grapes as soon as possible. these vinyls are scheduled for picking -- vines are scheduled for picking tomorrow morning starting at 6 a.m. and with fire still in sight they are some of the last grapes in the rush to get them off the vine. even though one winery tells me that the majority of the fruit was harvested before the fire, the effect of the smoke and ash and remaining 10% they think is still out here is in their words a big unknown. in napa valley, don ford, kpix5. paul, the good news is we are expecting some rain in the forecast, right? >> yes. later on this week we're going to get some rain which will help out a bit.
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we have the offshore wind and low humidity going away, dry at least temporarily going away as well. the drive about highway 29, it's going to look a little different next time you head up there, but looks like things are improving at least when it comes to the weather this week. it was a warm day today. we're in sunset mode at the san mateo bridge. look at these highs including half moon bay, 80 degrees, offshore wind, san francisco 82, san rafael 81. air quality tomorrow, not great, not perfect, better, moderate air quality outside of the immediate fire zone where it will be unhealthy for some sensitive groups including those with asthma, the elderly and young children, but from san francisco, oakland, vallejo points south moderate air quality at worst tomorrow. things are changing because we're getting more into a fall weather pattern. we will not get this atmospheric river. the pacific northwest will. it's going to film our wind
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direction -- flip our wind direction, getting a better profile of weather to help out the thousands of folks fighting the fires in the north bay. clear night tonight. at night when the winds calm down, you may see smoke wafting further south, may get you in marin, solano, maybe even contra costa county and alameda county. tomorrow much cooler, san francisco from 82 to 67. the coast from 80 all wait down to 62 and general -- the way down to 62 and generally the winds change direction and the humidity goes up helping the firefight as well. there is some rain in the forecast late in the day thursday, not a ton, but any rain will help. we're cooling down tuesday and wednesday, see rain on thursday. friday nobody even hits 70 degrees. that will be a taste of fall. we will warm up once again heading towards the weekend, but overall the weather is
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beginning to help the firefight as opposed to hurting the firefight. back to you. oakland welcoming people with a new slogan, how a young girl's dream to speak out against violence has inspired the city's new motto. >> a key 49 defensive player could be out the rest of the season. i'm dennis o'donnell and this guy has found a new place to play, won't even have to forward his mail next.
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and counting..they need help, and today they got some from the . the raiders have fallen and they can't get up, far straight losses and counting. they need help and today they got some from the 49ers, bowman released by the 49ers at his own request and going to the black hole agreeing to a one year deal. slowed by injuries the last three seasons, bowman will
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provide much needed leadership to their defense and currently ranked 23rd in the league. he could be ready to roll when the raiders face the chiefs on thursday. >> we're excited to have him. we're a little green on the linebacker position, so to add somebody with the experience that he has, we think it's a nice addition for us. we'll get him up to speed and see how quickly we can get him there on the field. >>49ers defensive lineman aric armstead suffered a broken arm yesterday. armstead is out indefinitely, but what are you doing here? >> look, armstead great player, good guy, coach shanahan good coach. he'll get it going, but what about larry o'brien, steve kerr, steph curry? >> you've been doing victory laps with this thing for three months. so the warriors open their season tomorrow night. what's the hardest thing about trying to repeat as an nba champion?
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>> having the team that we had last year, you know, which was obviously a very good team. >> yes. >> we had a lot of success, won a lot of games, had a nice playoff run. you can get a little complacent at times if things come too easy, but with the guys that we have, they're self-motivated individuals. hopefully that won't come into play because everybody is going to be coming for us. >> yeah. including houston tomorrow night. real quickly you were undefeated in the postseason as nba acting head coach. what are you still doing here? >> okay. more than just another one, more than just another one. >> they're moving me along. i've got to go. what a surprise, larry o'brien. >> i just had to remind you, larry o'brien, steve kerr, steph curry. 49ers are great. i'm taking this with me. >> i'm not sure how i recover
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from that. brian hoyer was benched in washington in favor of rookie cj bethard who nearly pulled off a dramatic come from behind win for the redskins. his father was general manager for the redskins more than a decade and is kind of a big deal in the nation's capital. >> you look up and see your grandpa's name around the stadium and i think that's really cool. i've learned so much from him and just trying to be like him every chance i can. >> i thought he came in and competed. by no means, things weren't perfect, but the game is not too big for the guy. he comes in, doesn't hesitate, is extremely tough. >> 49ers have a new quarterback. mike, how about a couple of courtside seats for my friends here? don't leave yet. i'll get them for you in a second. >> i've got my warriors blue on. come on. that was awe some. >> tip-off, thanks. >> very nicely done. coming up in our next half
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hour a dramatic new look at the hospital evacuations in santa rosa, security cameras showing the frantic rush to save patients as flames inch closer. >> and democrats pushing for a new direction, the fresh faces hoping to unseat dianne feinstein and whether or not they have a chance. >> colin kaepernick takes legal action against the nfl saying team owners conspired to shut him out. today president trump weighs in on the anthem fight.
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wi you're watching kpix5 news. getting mo our top story at 6:30, major progress this evening in the wine country wildfires. crews getting more containment and more evacuation orders are being lifted, but cal fire says we are certainly not out of the woods yet. >> elizabeth cook is following today's developments for us. >> fire crews have been able to draw a line in the fight and maintain it in most areas. that means evacuation orders are being lifted and thousands of people are being allowed back into their communities, but tens of thousands are still being kept away because of the danger from the fire still burning and because searchers are still looking through rubble for victims.
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there are still more than 100 people unaccounted for in napa and sonoma counties. in the first few days of the fires more than 2,000 missing persons reports came in. authorities say they're still dealing with duplicate names and people who are away and unaware anyone is looking for them and check out this incredible video. it's a time lapse look at sutter hospital in santa rosa evacuating early last monday. all of the staff and patients got out safely... and the hospital itself was spared. you can see the tubbs fire burning in the background threatening the facility on mark west springs road. all the staff and patients got out safely and the hospital us was spared. meanwhile today the staff at santa rosa mem ya talked about receiving those evacuated -- memorial talked about receiving those evacuated patients. they held a news conference to talk about helping a fellow hospital and handling the patients. >> there are a lot of social issues, a lot of people with chronic illnesses that on a
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regular day struggle to do well and when you bring in in chaos, poor air quality, difficulty getting access to medication, that sort of thing into their doctor's, a lot of these people don't do well. >> another evacuated hospital, kaiser permanente in santa rosa, partially reopened today its medical buildings 1 and 2 and its pharmacy are back in business but not the hospital and one final bit of good news. the city of napa has lifted a boil water order. it involves a small pock of homes in the northeast -- pocket of homes in the northeast part of the city. it's still in effect in the stone mountain and alta mesa areas. we'll have more on the help for fire victims in just a few minutes. now to politics, senator dianne feinstein facing a challenge from her own party as she seeks reelection and disagreements are showing up among california democrats about whether a primary battle is a good thing. kpix5 reporter melissa caen is here now with the story.
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>> dianne feinstein hasn't had a high profile democrat challenger in 25 years and now ro khana said it's time for a democrat to take that seat. >> i do think it's important for people to speak out for the principles of democracy, that we shouldn't just default for incumbent. >> reporter: two days after announcing her bid for reelection, a new opponent emerged. >> she was one of the biggest champions for the war in iraq, for government surveillance, on censoring the internet. so i think she has reflected california's values. >> reporter: a few days after the article state senator kevin deleon said he will run.
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cannes said competition will help. >> reporter: the former chair of the democratic party said anyone challenging feinstein may find fundraising difficult because donors want to take seats from republicans, not fight between democrats. >> i don't know if so-called progressive groups will dump in a lot of money against dianne feinstein that could be better spent somewhere else and what they want to do is get enough democrats to control the senate and i don't think if you throw all the eggs in a basket to stop senator feinstein because she's not the liberal liberal. >> reporter: burton said that kevin deleon will have a name recognition problem. being the senate pro tem of the state senate does not make a person well known and he should know. he was a former senate pro tem president himself. congressman canna said he loves
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his job and has only been in office for 10 months, so he's too inexperienced to run against fine stein, but burton -- feinstein, but burton said if canna is going to complain about feinstein, he should be willing to step up and run himself. >> it's just like let's go find somebody else to find a battle i don't have the courage to fight. you want to do it? take a shot. >> reporter: anybody else wanting to run against feinstein has until march next year to declare. we don't know what the whole field looks like just yet, but feinstein has already gotten endorsements from some high profile democrats like l.a. mayor garcetti and kamala harris and adam schiff. >> endorsements mean money, too. >> it sort of takes adam schiff off the list for people who would run against her. you're sort of seeing people declaring openly they aren't going to run. governor brown has signed several new bills into law
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including one involving gender identity. it makes it easier for transgender people to change their gender on their personal documents and they can select a term nonbinary for driver's licenses. the governor also signed a bill over the weekend that makes it illegal for pet stores to sell dogs and cats that are not rescue animals. brown vetoed a bill aimed squarely at president trump that would have required presidential candidates to release five years of income tax returns before they could appear on the california ballot. a show of unity today at the white house, president trump and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell burying their feud and playing up their friendship. >> we're probably now i think at least as far as i'm concerned closer than ever before and the relationship is very good. >> mcconnell and the president met after former white house adviser steve bannon declared war on the republican establishment. bannon is threatening to back primary challengers to lawmakers who are aligned with
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mcconnell. in that same press conference mr. trump weighed in on nfl players protesting during the national anthem. >> you're disrespecting our flag and you're disrespecting our country and the nfl should have suspended some of these players for one game, not fire them, suspended them for one game. >> this comes one day after colin kaepernick filed a grievance against the nfl for collusion. he claims owners conspired not to sign him because of his protests for racial injustice. it's what kaepernick supporters have been saying all along. >> they feel he's too controversial. he's too much of a hot potato because he stood up and the nfl doesn't want their fans to be alienated. >> his attorney stated athletes should not be denied employment based on political provocation. the touching tribute to the
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beloved cartoonest behind the peanuts, his home destroyed in the wine country wildfire.
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go for help. a "one stop shop" assistance center opened today in napa, victims of the wine country wildfires have a new place to go for help. a one stop shop opened today for fema assistance. you can ask about unemployment benefits as well as get copies of documents like birth certificates that may have been lost in the fires. >> we want to make sure people have access to resources especially at the time they need it so desperately. >> food banks and the red cross are there giving out free food and water. mental health counseling is also available. >> at this point it's been a
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week. so the shock is wearing off and folks are coming to grips with what is actually happening. >> the center is located at the napa county health and human services agency on napa valley corporate drive open through next sunday. a similar help center opened in santa rosa over the weekend for sonoma county residents. a touching tribute to the late peanuts cartoonist charles schulz after his home was destroyed in the wildfires. a fan tweeted out a cartoon of charlie brown and snoopy looking sadly at remains of the home drawn by an artist at kqed. this picture was found on the wall of the pool of snoopy snorkeling. schulz's widow was home at the time. she escaped the fire. she lived in the home for 26 years. an oakland father wind is relatively light and calm in the north bay
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currently only 0 to 5 miles per hour, coming up a change in the wind which will bring in a number of things including some rainfall, details when and how much coming up.
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kpix5's weather is sponsored by mancini sleep world. visit sleepworld.com. m is inspiring the citys new slogan. new at 6:00 an oakland father is carrying out his daughter's legacy. as kpix5's christin ayers explains her dream is inspiring the city's new slogan. >> reporter: pretty soon signs like this one will be at every entrance to oakland bearing the slogan love life. city leaders say it's more than just a symbol. >> two, three, one. >> every time someone enters oakland they are in the love life city. >> reporter: that phrase means everything to donald lacey, a reminder of his daughter whose name means love life in a nigerian dialect. she was just 15 when she was murdered 20 years ago, an innocent bystander caught in the crossfire. before she died she told her father that she had a dream. >> the love life foundation was
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her idea. when a friend of hers was killed, she wanted to do something to speak out against violence. >> reporter: when she fell victim to gun violence herself, donald created the love life foundation in his daughter's honor, but he had a vision for something greater. >> he never gave up faith. he never gave up the struggle. he knew what he wanted to do and he wanted to make sure that the legacy of his daughter would live on. >> reporter: for 15 years lacey has been on a quest to get the words love life emblazoned on oakland's welcome sign. >> it gives people time to take pause, to appreciate life, to respect life, to love each other. >> reporter: last year he partnered with oakland city council member mcelhany to make it happened. she said she knew from the start the sign would be more than a symbol. >> this is a calling, a rallying cry, symbolic with intention to say who we are. it's symbolic as a reminder of what our north star is.
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>> reporter: donald lacey said when he sees it, he'll think of his daughter. >> that sign is built on her blood and the blood of so many others. >> reporter: in oakland, christin ayers, kpix5. a local artist is fighting to keep her popular egg sculpture standing. the 7-foot artwork is called digital dna made of welded steel and circuit boards to portray the power of the internet. the city wants it removed due to the statue's excessive maintenance costs. >> the materials, circuit boards, are simply not intended to be out in the open sun. it would be great if someone came forward and wanted to purchase it, fix it and make it available to the public in an indoor location. that would be ideal really. >> the palo alto arts commission will vote on the sculpture's removal in november. a santa rosa family who had to run from the wildfires had no time to take up their goats, but their family dog odin
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wouldn't abandon them. when they returned, they found a weakened odin still keeping watch over his eight goats. according to the family, odin is getting stronger every day. 40,000 turkeys are safe thanks to cal fire. the owner said crews stopped the flames from jumping onto that 400-acre ranch. cal fire later lifted roadblocks so the owners could get in and feed those turkeys and right now they're working on evacuating the turkeys. new life in the midst of the fire devastation. that's right. safari wildlife preserve has brand-new residents, tubbs, a brand-new aquatic antelope. repairs at the preserve are already underway. they plan to reopen as soon as possible. >> this is baby raley set to be delivered at sutter santa rosa regional hospital the night the fires broke out, but when mom's
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contractions started, the hospital was being evacuated. so mom was taken to santa rosa memorial where raley was born making her birth very memorable. >> it will always be a reminder what was going on and what the community was going through at the same time. i'm sure we'll remember the fires for the rest of our lives because of that. >> no doubt. the family said they feel very fortunate. their home is behind the sonoma county fairgrounds, so it was untouched by the fires and not in an evacuation zone. >> welcome to the world, baby raley. >> cute little kid, glad she and the family are safe. we'll have to support napa by visiting the next couple months because they want to get back to business as quickly as humanly possible. warm day throughout the bay area today, 70s and 80s now approaching 7:00, close to 80 degrees in livermore, san jose, not much temperature spread today, currently concord 83, santa rosa 81 degrees. overnight tonight 40s in the far north bay including
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mendocino, sonoma county and santa rosa. san francisco 57 tonight and sunrise is it's going later, 7:20. that is until we fall back and everybody's morning schedule will be messed up for about two weeks if you have kids that head off to school. the polar jet stream getting very active. what is about to hit the pacific northwest stretches back to china, some 5 or 6,000 miles. it does have a glancing impact on our area. the wind direction change ushers in a west wind tomorrow. it will lower the temperature, increase relative humidity and drag in a little cloud cover tomorrow. it looks a bit more ominous than it will be. you'll get filtered afternoon sunshine, not as warm, up to 18 degrees cooler along the beach. now let's fast forward to thursday into friday. there is some rain coming. this particular computer forecast model says not that much rain, a couple 1/100
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inches of rainfall. ukiah about a 1/4 to 1/2 inch of rain. we are expecting 0.1-inch to a 1/4 inch of rain in the north bay thursday night. higher humidity levels starting tomorrow with lower temperatures courtesy of the ocean breeze returning, chance of showers late thursday, no widespread soaking rain in the forecast. we'll warm up over the weekend once that front moves through. highs tomorrow close to average. san jose, your normal is 74. you will hit 78, not as warm as today but pleasant. palo alto, moderate air quality tomorrow, 77, los gatos 75, low 60s at the beach. san ramon 75, antioch 80 tomorrow. you hit 90 today. vallejo 75, san francisco 60 -- 67, cloverdale tomorrow 82. air quality unhealthy in the north bay. wednesday sunshine, cooler. thursday we're cloudy, rain moving in in the evening, clearing out quickly. friday is chilly in the 60s and
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we rebound to the 70s and 80s by sunday. that is your kpix5 seven-day forecast. coming up a city devastated by fire tries to adjust to its new normal. we look at a day in the life for people in santa rosa whose lives will never be the same. >> coming up on nightbeat at 10:00 the warriors want to show their respect to the victims of the wine country wildfire. tonight how they're changing up their season opener. >> also we'll have the latest from the fire zone. come join us for nightbeat on our sister station kbcw 44 cable 12.
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with the alaska airlines visa signature card you get a companion ticket every year. so why not take...me? i mean i always spell your name right. seriously, take me, i can't listen to this playlist any longer. i'm thinking mexico, and i'm a quick packer. ♪ many living in the north bay's fire zone have been in a constant state of shock. it will be a long time before some parts of wine country will look normal again... for the past week many living in the north bay's fire zone have been living in a constant state of shock. >> it will be a long time before parts of the wine country look normal again and even longer for its residents to feel that way. >> reporter: for people in santa rosa returning to normal seems so far off, especially with the sky still hazy and ashes still dancing in the air and to the kids having yet another week off from school doesn't feel at all like a vacation. sa is in shock. its people have seen ightened for t >> being able to witness it
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firsthand is something -- >> reporter: pretty terrifying. >> yeah. >> reporter: this was not fun being off from school seeing this happening. >> no. >> repor all over town. everyone would like to feel normal again, but they just can't. santa rosa psychologist dr. dorothy mandel expects her patients will handle the trauma in different ways. >> for some people getting back to a normal routine of any kind of really, really grounding and for other people their anxiety levels are so high it may be difficult to do that. >> i've been back to work since last thursday and it's feeling more normal, but not really. >> reporter: santa rosa is in shock. its people have seen too much, been frightened for too long. joe castro was evacuated from his ridge top home three times last week. >> you had to just stop worrying because we worried so much it just drove us nuts. it's like okay. it's going to probably go. lucky for us it didn't go. >> reporter: the town is trying. businesses are open and some people are shopping or meeting
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for coffee, but along with gratitude there is a sadness and for some a feeling of guilt for surviving intact when so many did not. and always there is that stinging smell in the air to remind you. >> no way, no way to take your mind off it. everything is crazy. santa rosa is not used to this. sonoma county wasn't ready for it. i don't know. >> reporter: going to take a while. >> going to take a while. >> reporter: in santa rosa, john ramos, kpix5. >> we all have to help. we have to pay them a visit. >> they have school, work, lives, livelihoods. we do need to support them and get everybody back on their feet. that's what they want ultimately. >> got to make it back out to wine country asap. >> the latest as always at www.cbssf.com. >> join us for nightbeat at 10:00 on kbcw 44 cable 12 and you can see us back here tonight at 11:00. >> have a good night!
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey. [captioning made possible by fremantle media] [cheers and applause] steve: how are y'all? thank you very much. i appreciate y'all. thank y'all, folks. i appreciate it. thank you very much. [laughs] well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man, steve harvey. [cheers and applause] and we got another good one for you today, folks. returning for their second day, from cordell, oklahoma, it's the champs, it's the berry family. [cheers and applause] and from minneapolis, minnesota, it's the williams family. [cheers and applause] everybody's here trying to win theirself a lot of cash, and somebody, somebody might drive out of here in a brand-new car. [cheers and applause]
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