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gentleman who lived on the property. apparently from the neighbors, a man lived there possibly by himself on what is honestly a ramshackle property. it is difficult to tell from our vantage point, we are behind the fire you can see they are still putting water on the fire. we do understand that there may be a search underway for the gentleman. there has also been a man that hopped the fence in front of us just a few minutes ago and retrieved a couple dogs that were cowering on one side of the property trapped by the flames. he may be associated with the home or a relative. he was assisting firefighters and searching. i could hear them calling out names. it was difficult to tell whether he was searching for a human or other dogs that may have lived on the property as
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well. as you mentioned, a lot of cars and trailers and rvs, a bunch of sheds and things like that. it's easy to see how i fire of this nature could spread very quickly. the smoke went up about 1000 feet in the air and then tapered off into south san jose. the plumes could be seen from all over san jose. >> we started hearing the sirens, and we were praying and when we came out of prayers, there was smoke all around. it looked like a junkyard. a lot of the firefighters jumping in and helping out. we were using our small hoses to wet the area. >> we saw that the fire was taking over the trees. we saw the black smoke we saw some fire, we got a little worried. >> reporter: once again, this
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fire is burning on a large property on pleasant acres road near klein and tully rhodes in the eastwood hills of san jose. it is in a fairly remote part of the san jose foothills, so there isn't a large traffic problem in this area. neighbors were certainly concerned and people were hosing off the property in anticipation of the fire spreading. fortunately there is almost no wind. the fire did not spread beyond the initial property. back to you. >> we will check back in a bit. a huge victory for renters in a market full of housing horror stories. a bay area couple just won a legal battle against the landlord they say made their lives help. the jury awarded a san francisco couple $3.5 million. >> it is one of the largest verdicts in a case like this in california history. kpix 5 liz cook is here.
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>> reporter: 2 1/2 years and a week trial later, they are no millionaires but say they are just glad it is older -- over. >> i would rather have my life back rather than any award. that was our home. >> reporter: they just won a record 3,000,005 and $20,000 verdict. >> they are destroying lives for the sake of their business interest. >> reporter: we first spoke with the couple in 2015. dale had lived at 71 hill street in san francisco for 21 years. >> it was a place where you can go and be part of the fabric of the city.>> reporter: and 2014, eight company called's oriole llc bought the property. that is when dale said a pattern of harassment and a decrease and basic housing services began.
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they say the company even had the laundry room warded up after they let city inspectors into the home. >> it has been super hard for us. >> reporter: other tenants claim that the landlord stopped mail delivery, turn off internet and accuse them of selling drugs. the attorney says in 2013, the same landlords purchased approximately 10 buildings in the bay area with about 50 rent controlled units for more than $25 million. he says they had a strategy. >> intimidation, harassment, and retaliation towards the rent controlled tenants. the harm that can be done to people just to monetize their units a little bit more, just to squeeze some more money out of them, it is dehumanizing.
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>> reporter: the legal challenges are mounting against the landlord. at least two other renters will be going to trial soon. we reached out to the defendants, but we didn't get a call back. housing prices in the bay area ours will sky high. -- in the bay area are still skyhigh. we will see how alameda county is of fighting the high prices with a unique new program to help people get into a house or apartment. 4 years this area sat abandoned. >> people tag that and were squatting.>> to get rid of the housing crisis. >> reporter: they sold this house and several other properties to a nonprofit called hello housing. some haven't paid taxes as far back as the 80s.
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the others are run down houses. the nonprofit will be model the existing houses and build new units on the empty lots to either rent or sell to low income families. they must be first-time home buyers and meet the requirements. >> teachers, eight two income household where it may be a bus driver, a busboy, waitress, or somebody who is working in a hotel. >> reporter: 26 properties may sound like a drop in the bucket when you think of the bay area housing crisis, but oakland says it is one of the many options they are checking out. >> every unit is priceless, it just means one more family can stay in oakland. > reporter: the county finally gets the taxes and the families will have a home and the neighborhood will look
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nicer. >> it sounds like a good deal. somebody goes in there and needs it and deserves it, i'm fine with that. >> reporter: some of the homes will have new families in them by next question was -- by next christmas. a bay area billionaire who has been purchasing airtime to call for trumps impeachment has now drawn fire from the president, himself. this is the latest poke the bear chapter. >> today, he got something that may be more valuable than money, a public insult from president trump. they are funding a movement to impeach the president and mr. president responded today. >> imagine the president sitting down to watch fox and
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friends and seeing this, of egg when for president trump, the house clears the way for taxi from so q the resistance. >> i felt it was a ripoff and a shakedown, eluding of the middle class. >> he's brought us to the brink of nuclear war, accused us of obstructing justice with the fbi. >> a call for the president to be impeached. >> he is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons.>> tom stier as a multibillionaire who is running the ads. >> tell your tongue as members that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what is political and start doing what is right. >> the president responded, that the man never wins election. >> he responded, you are right about one thing, i have been fighting your racism and corporate groveling from the
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beginning and always will. willie brown says the president's attention is great news for stier. he wants to be the enemy of the president. >> believe me, tom stier is looking to be identified by everybody in everybody's opening line on television, radio, and private conversations, i am the lead anti-trump guy in this country. >> some responded to the tweet with never heard of him until now, thanks for the heads up so i can support his message. they say stier is probably so happy with his first dad, he will raise the stakes. >> i think tom will do the second add and the second add hopefully will generate three or four more activities by the president. >> president trump also accused tom stier of never winning elections. we will have to fact check that. he backed hillary clinton, and
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he has backed others and only three of them have lost their elections. so that's not entirely true. >> money can't buy how happy he probably is today. changes are coming to your facebook feed in the wake of the russia investigation. facebook users will be able to view all the ads that a page is running by clicking a new view ads button. for all election ads, facebook will provide several details including who is running the ad and how much was spent on it. facebook revealed last month that it sold $100,000 worth of ads to fake accounts many of which were operated by russians. after the cleanup and insurance claims come the contractors and others. one woman has an idea to
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simplify the process. >> reporter: when the neighborhood is this destroyed there is no choice but to rebuild. how will you be -- do that? >> it is really overwhelming. where do you start? it's just that, we still haven't gotten it through that we have lost our house.>> reporter: there is a solution. she wants to rebuild neighborhoods like poppy park like you would a big development, and she wants to do it quickly.>> the most important thing is to give people hope that they can get back to a normal life. if you don't do that, they will reach a breaking point at some point and they will leave. we are in a race to keep people from reaching a breaking point. the way to do that is to provide a solution that will quickly rebuild the neighborhood. we want our neighborhoods back. >> reporter: she is working with the builders alliance to create a large-scale neighborhood wide development project using local developers
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and contractors. by using a developer and phase construction, you can take an entire group of homes and you can lay all the slabs at once then do all of the framework at once and then eventually, put all the roofing on it once until at the end of that phase or process, you have an entire neighborhood of move-in ready homes. >> if we do it this way, we can do it in 2 years, if we do it everybody by themselves, it will take 20. >> reporter: if they do it individually, it will be a permanent construction zone with the sights and sounds that accompany it. doing it julius way will cost $500 million. she already has half of that lineup. >> we have a lot of blood sweat and tears in this house that you don't want to give up 45 years of your past. we want something to be able to pass on to the kids.
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coming up@6:30, hundreds of students went back to school today for the first time since the fire. how the experiences brought many classmates closer. arrested for arson, the man now accused of starting the fire. a traffic alert as caltrans takes down some of the last remaining pieces of the old bay bridge. big wave surfing legend takes his story to the big screen, layered hamilton tells kpix 5 about a life pushing the boundaries. homecoming weekend in beautiful st. helena, the kids are fired up for some football tonight. we have your forecast live from wine country coming up next. we learned that both areas are still waiting on federal funds they were promised.
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>> they are left to rebuild infrastructure, now a string of disasters stretched fema to its limits, long-term rebuilding projects are put on hold for immediate lifesaving response efforts. expect original reporting from kpix 5 news, expect more.
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kpix 5 is whether it is sponsored by sleep i man busted for looting during the bear fire in the santa cruz mountains has now been arrested for starting the fire. marlon koi faces arson charges tonight and a long list of other counts. we see how investigators were able to catch the alleged firestarter.>> reporter: this is where arson investigators say the bear creek fire first began. amid the smoking ruins of dozens of cars, this is the man
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investigators say it started -- say started it all. >> for his state of mind to set a fire of this magnitude, i don't think he has any real concern for people or property.>> reporter: the sheriff's office says the set the blaze that would eventually blacken 1400 thousand acres and injure firefighters. he looted a home left empty by people fleeing the fire he caused.>> if a person is willing to start a fire in criminal thinking, it is not a big leap to go in and steal things. >> reporter: emotions were hot. >> talk about the scum of the earth. when someone does that, and particularly to go up and start the fire and then to go and loot some of the evacuees, >> reporter: embers of disappointment remain.
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>> my life is rattled deeply because of this. but i am not angry. he is hurt. he needs help. >> reporter: investigators say he was caught with a bicycle and jewelry that he stole from the house. he will not say why or how he started the fire. but from here, the flames radiate out. it touched the lives of countless people who had the misfortune of being nearby. >> investigators in san jose want to know who started a fire at a kfc restaurant overnight. flames started in the dining area of a kfc and not in the kitchen. it made it suspicious. the store has extensive damage and investigators are looking into reports that something was thrown through a window seconds before the fire started. implosions of the old bay bridge resume meeting nasty traffic tomorrow morning from
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7:00 until 9:00 a.m. as the cruise demolish three of the old concrete piers. this is the fifth demolition. the next one takes place on november 11. let's go to the weather. kids get to enjoy some football tonight, right?>> everyone is saying, what a wonderful event to have because it brings back normalcy. if the whole day wasn't normal, at least this part. the homecoming game, the first home game since the fires happen. st. helena not directly impacted, but certainly the school was out for more than a week because of the smoke and all the fires burning around it. the weather is fantastic tonight and we are getting back to normal. st. helena is beating middletown 13-0. middletown 2
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years ago, they had the valley fire to contend with. they were out of school for a time. i was up at their school for their homecoming. one third of the players, their families lost their homes. both of these schools no what it's like to deal with a fire of it. fremont and san francisco had another day in the 80s and half moon bay was at 66 degrees. beautiful st. helena tomorrow sunny and not as warm at 88 degrees. the cooldown will continue with a gradual 85 on sunday. hollowing events for you, who at the zoo always a fun event, here is the forecast for san francisco, cool with 62 degree temperatures, 72 degrees, try out that new gondola in oakland. satellite radar review, the ridge of high pressure which
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gave us the heat all week long beginning to exit. the low pressure area to the southwest, all that will do is change the wind direct -- direction. as the winds change direction, we will cool off because we sit next to a chilly, large ocean. mountain view will be 78, 82 in napa, 86 in livermore, fairfield at 84 and only 62 in the pacifica. 80s this weekend, and 60s and 70s near the bay. low 60s at the beach with rough surf saturday and sunday. monday and tuesday, tuesday hollowing, we cooldown to average, 60s near the bay. cloud cover, and then by friday rain in the forecast. very quickly, your hollowing forecast with patchy fog of the coast, it will be a little cool out there with 60s and 70s come evening time. a beautiful view right now, mount st. helena, just a couple
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weeks ago, you couldn't see 1000 feet in front of you because of the smoke. visibility is better. another step getting back to normal in beautiful wine country. getting a mammogram can be a painful experience for many women to the point that some avoid it altogether. the new technology making these -- the experience more comfortable. just as players and owners were sitting to discuss the great divide of kneeling during the anthem, now the bigger issue as to why an nfl owner chose to stir things up. and why suspended player marchand lynch at his old school might have dropped the ball.
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our collaboration with pg&e is centered around public safety. without pg&e's assistance, without their training we could not do our mission to keep our community safe. anytime we are responding to a structure fire, one of the first calls you make is for pg&e for gas and electric safety. it's my job to make sure that they have the training that they need to make the scene safe for themselves and for the public. it's hands-on training actually turning valves, turning systems off, looking at different wire systems all that training is crucial to keeping our community safe and our firefighters safe. together, we're building a better california.
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the sports report is next on kpix 5. >> nfl up top, a great friday heading to the weekend unless you are bob mcnair, owner of the houston texans. weeks ago, players were
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referred to as slb's, now he refers to players as inmates of a prison league that happens to be over 70% black. during a league meeting last week regarding the national anthem demonstrations, he said ", we can't have the inmates running the prison." the 79- year-old owner apologized, but some of the players were upset. one of them is start pro bowl receiver andre hopkins who abruptly left the team facility without practicing. left tackle duane brown said he wasn't sure if he would even play on sunday in the game at seattle. >> we put our bodies and minds on the line every time we step on the field. to use an analogy like inmates in a prison, -- >> video of marchand lynch, the raiders running back practicing with the oakland tech football team during his suspension it turns out that his old school
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violated cif rules by letting a 31-year-old man practice with kids ninth through 12th grade, dmz reported that the school is expecting some kind of punishment. the cif hasn't returned our message inquiring about the punishment. so no lynch on sunday against one of his former teams, the buffalo bills, kickoff set for 10 am. i will be in buffalo for the fifth quarter post game show. don't expect to see eric read in his familiar safety position with the niners. he took snaps against the cowboys as a linebacker. his spot has been taken over. he will be a free agent at the end of the season.
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he is a businessman.>> i asked them, can you tell me if i will be here next year to play the position, they told me no. he doesn't make those decisions he said. right now, i just trust that the safety i have on film enough to be a free agent. woods was arrested for dui. no jail time unless the probation sentence is violated. i will be back in one half hour with the biggest surfing legend of all time in this building promoting his life on the big screen.>> we will look forward to that. and emotional return to school weeks after the wine country wildfires, students and teachers lean on each other as they head back to class for the
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first time. the california lawmaker apologizing today for groping a fellow staffer at a work event. a first of its kind groundbreaking for what is supposed to be california's largest cannabis cultivation site, the legal battle that is brewing.
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you are watching kpix 5 news. firefighters are making good is battling a trailer fire that spread to other properties in east san jose. we have been monitoring this firefight since about four clock this afternoon. flames were first spotted at the intersection of pleasant acres drive and klein road. lynn ramirez -- len ramirez has an update. >> reporter: the first calls came in around 407 this afternoon. as you can see the main part of the fire is now just smoldering. a lot of smoke is still being put out as firefighters continue to put water on this fire. it was an rv or some sort of trailer that initially caught on fire. next to that were several propane tanks that began exploding and spreading the fire to other areas of the property including areas that were housing some old cars and
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trailers and sheds and things like that. there was a lot of fuel for the fire to get burning on. the fire has been burning all the time. we just found out a while ago that they had pressure with water appear in the east foothills. apparently the firefighters were putting so much water on the fire, itself, that it dropped some of the storage tanks that they have up here in this area. so there was a pressure with water pressure that the san jose water company had to come in and try and open some new valves and get more water available to the firefighters. here is what some of the residents had to say as the fire was burning this afternoon. >> it started picking up and all the firefighters were here. they were trying to control it from this that -- this side of the fire. >> it's the least we could do from the side.
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>> reporter: there has been some conflicting information as to whether or not there is a search on or somebody missing in the fire. the fire department is looking into that. they don't have any kind of confirmation on a missing person at this point. we've been asking neighbors and we are getting different stories from them as to whether there was or not a person living in the trailer. for now, reporting live in san jose, len ramirez, kpix 5. our other top story, more than 1000 schools reopen in santa rosa today for the first time since the wildfires. students went back to class at timer high. >> reporter: like most first days of school, students are a combination of excited to be back and anxious about how the day will go.>> i was really scared last night, because i knew it would be different.
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>> we want to move forward as a class and community and high school.>> reporter: how do you teach the kids to move forward? she had the kids write about it. >> helping out as much as we can to make a difference. >> reporter: she lost her home and everything in it. two days ago, she told us she wasn't ready to go back.>> i am terrified. i think friday will be the worst teaching day of my entire life. >> reporter: how was it really? we caught up with her after the final bell. >> it was nice to see them and reconnect. >> reporter: the students impressed her with their kindness. >> teenagers aren't necessarily very sympathetic, but these guys really were. >> reporter: she was worried that the students would see her as the same person she was before the fires because she is not and neither are they. today's students and staff took the most important step to
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returning to normal by simply showing up.>> they are here and they are good-natured, and they seem to be really happy to get back. >> reporter: the students have been away for three whole weeks. it's hard to believe it's been that long. 13 of the district 24 schools were back in session, the other 11 will return on monday. and east bay teacher accused of crossing the line with students has now resigned. kpix 5 was the first to report on the claims this week. eight district investigation found piedmont high school history teacher touched students inappropriately drank alcohol in front of the students, and made sexual comments. he had been placed on leave twice. the district attorney's office is reviewing his case. the feds have pulled the plug on a project documenting the black panthers.
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they said they would spend almost $100,000 in taxpayer money for the project, but the agency reversed its decision after backlash for -- from conservative groups who called the black panthers and extremist group. a park ranger was shot and killed by the black panthers back in 1973. it is not clear what is in store now that the park service will not provide funding. the governor described people as a herd of sheep who follow the president's wishes. all 14 members voted yes on the budget. it allows for a huge deficit to finance tax cuts and among those cuts, date and court deductions. john dickerson was asked about the chances that state and local tax deductions will in fact be eliminated.
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>> there seems to be pushback within republican ranks against getting rid of the state and local deduction. the problem is, they can't do the tax cut unless they get the money from removing the deduction. this is the fuzzy stuff, basically, while there is so far a framework of ideas. this is one of the ones that is under contention. >> john dickerson will have much more this sunday on 8:30 sunday morning on kpix 5. california congresswoman jackie spears says she was assaulted by congressional chief of staff. she says he forcefully kissed her sticking his tongue in her mouth. she called congress a breeding ground for a hostile work environment. it's time to go back the curtains on the repulsive behavior that until now has thrived in the dark without consequences. she is just one of the many voices in the bible me to
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campaign. >> women from around the world have been posting their stories about being harassed. a woman claimed row will bocanegra road reached inside her blouse and followed her to a club in sacramento. the victim says she decided to come forward after hundreds of women signed a letter last week reporting a pervasive culture of sexual harassment at the capital. coming up, the battle of the billionaires, move over bill gates, new person holds the title for richest personal life. two women and their dogs spent months stranded at sea. the incredible rescue on the pacific.
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my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locate and mark fieldman for pg&e. most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community and our environment,
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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. passed bill gates as the wealthiest man in the world. amazon stock is soaring so high that it's ceo has passed bill gates as the wealthiest man in the world. amazon's new quarterly earnings report shattered wall street's expectations. amazon says its revenue rose
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34%. the company posted earnings of $.52 a share. analysts were predicting just three cents. you can see what that did to the stock today, it shot straight up. take a look at the markets on the green today. the news on amazon provided a fresh boost across the board. big news for women during breast cancer awareness month. new technology could take some pain out of mammograms. it looks like a spot inside of this imaging machine, and let's patients control how much pressure they can withstand. >> what happens is the patient would be positioned normally as they normally would with the technologist, once they have a minimum amount of compression, they can simply press the button to add more compression.>> the technology is fda approved and some bay area labs are already using it. plans for a massive operation in northern california, the battle for what
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could become the largest cultivation's -- cultivation site in the state. it is homecoming weekend and saint helena, there is the president of high school -- present of high school football, here is the future. we are live in st. helena with your forecast coming up.
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kpix 5 is mobile whether lab powered by toyota. >> there is a battle over what could become the largest marijuana cultivation site in the state. there are plans for 18 greenhouses in yolo county. reporter carlos korea says that neighbors can smell change and they don't like it.>> reporter: barry cooper has owned -- owned a home in the county since the 70s. he has noticed a big stench blowing into the neighborhood. >> when the wind blows out of the south, it's like living in a skunk farm. it gets in the house, it gets in your car. it just bothers me. it affects the quality of life.>> reporter: the smell he is talking about is marijuana coming from nearby where construction is planned to
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create the largest legally permitted cannabis cultivation site. >> i could care less how somebody makes a living, that's none of my business. >> reporter: under the current ordinance, county leaders look at a couple things before granting any permits including where the location of the business is and if the owner is a good neighbor.>> we have a history of having people who have a long-term view of the use of their property and their agriculture crops. our farmers are actually very good environmentalists in my opinion. however, if you are going to inconvenience thousands of people around you or at least 1000 people directly to your north for your one short-term gain of growing one marijuana crop, you are not the kind of person we want to do business with. >> reporter: by the beginning of the air, owners of smart enemas will have the ability to output hundreds of pounds of marijuana every week. if growers like them want to continue doing business in the county, they say they have to
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practice being good neighbors and work to fix the odor problem.>> this is a new industry, some of these people aren't real farmers and they are trying to learn a new crop. >> reporter: there are currently 70 licensed growers in the area.>> -- two american sailors stranded in the middle of the pacific for nearly five months are safe this evening. the two women and their dogs were ecstatic as members of the navy came to the rescue. they set sail from hawaii, but their voyage took a dangerous turn when the rigging on their mast broke and a storm swamped their motor. they said through it all, they tried to look at the bright side.>> there are different sunrises and sunsets every day. you're alive, you have food and water, you have a love. time now for the weekend weather. >> a lot going on, friday night
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lights. yes it is almost weekend and the weather will be fantastic. not as hot. we have a lot of football action going on right now. st. helena is kicking off after scoring a touchdown and a two- point conversion. this is the jv game on homecoming night. this has been a big week and a nice attempt to get back to normal in fire-ravaged napa valley. it began tonight with the homecoming parade. downtown st. helena looking good today. we had the fire trucks out, all the first responders were there as well getting a big thank you because they did the yeoman's work of getting the town say. even if things won't completely get back to normal in napa valley for a long time, we can celebrate the normalcy of a fun week celebrating st. helena high school and high school
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football which is going on right now. current conditions outside, it is cooling down in san francisco after a high of 82. we are down to 65. san jose at 80 degrees, livermore at 83, concorde 83 as well,, beach hazard statements, swells running high up to 10 feet. increased risk of sneaker waves and currents. the surf will be a bit rougher than normal on saturday and sunday at the area beaches. 40 degrees in santa rosa. 52 degrees and livermore tonight. satellite radar review, ridge of high pressure moves out. that is the reason we had the offshore winds. that's the reason why san francisco had five straight days in the 80s. there's a weak area of low pressure moving in, that doesn't mean anything when it comes to rainfall. we will switch our wins and bring back, the transition begins this weekend. low clouds at the beach with sunshine in afternoon. future cast on sunday morning calling for even more cloud
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cover filling in san francisco and san pablo bay. fog moves into the bay tonight and tomorrow night. there will be slow cooling through the weekend. it will not be as hot. no more 90s. and a pattern changed next week. everybody will feel like fall when it comes temperature, and next week has rain moving in. highs tomorrow, morgan hill 85, sunnyvale 81, only 63 and half moon bay. antioch, san ramon, mid-80s, phoenicia 80 degrees, san leandro, 74, sonoma 83 daly city 62, st. helena, 88 degrees. ukiah 87 degrees. 80s and land, 60s and 70s near the bay this weekend. next week we call them more including hollowing down to the 70s for highs. that is rain, a big-time pattern change and it could be the first of many weather makers moving through giving us measurable rainfall the first of which will arrive on friday. back out here live, we are showing you the friday night lights.
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we are just getting finished with the timeout. it is third and 22 for middletown. they are down 21-0. it is nice to be out doing normal stuff in beautiful napa valley. coming up, he is one of the world's most fearless servers. no wave is too big for laird hamilton. we sat down with the san francisco native to talk about his new movie. we launch our new look at tonight, and clay thompson pledged $1000 per point for fire victims. how other bay area athletes are also helping out. in mount shasta's shadow, an explosion of illegal pot grows.the desert. >> they've set up shop, they are chucking the water in. tonight at 11:00, why this
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quiet county has called in the national guard. >> at least we have 2000 the sites out here. >> reporter: at stake, a multi- million-dollar harvest. the race between growers and the law. an original report tonight at 11:00 on kpix 5 news.
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it is that easy, come down to mershon's antics auction and get fitting. i've found my hidden gems, i'm sure you will too. all the
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closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces. contests, no competitive career... rly 1970's if there is a mount rushmore of surfing, laird hamilton needs to be in this discussion. no awards or competitive career, from the early 1970s on, everyone was in his wake. >> what's the main primary thing that you need to ask before you get out there? you have to have belief. you have to think you can do it.
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>> nobody did it better than laird hamilton. arguably the greatest big wave surfer of all time despite the lack of contests or a pro career. since 1970, surfing was always an art form to him and the waves were his canvas. hamilton was born in san francisco and has his life and now on the big screen. a film called take every wave which chronicles his early age struggles and later dominance on waves as big as 80 feet at over 50 miles per hour. how many years in the making? >> it took about a year and a half, i said we've been shooting for 53 years. >> reporter: we heard it was undoable. it was just asking to die. >> i've been waiting a lifetime to write this thing. life and i found that in the
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ocean. i found a place of equality. there was no judgment. there's no, the waves don't discriminate. waves treat everybody equally. it's just a matter of your skill or lack of it that determines your fate. >> reporter: he says you don't just run out and buy set of golf clubs or a surfboard in this case and be great. >> it is probably equally as difficult to golf, the only thing is that we have the consequence of drowning. i bet if golfers had the consequence of drowning, they would be better players sooner. [ laughter ]>> reporter: the two hour documentary is just terrific, the camera work, the scene, it's fabulous to go out and see for this man who again, he is on the route -- mount rushmore of surfing. >> a great sense of humor too. for news throughout the evening, check out
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey! [captioning made possible fremantle media] [cheers and applause] steve: thank y'all. thank you very much. thank you, folks. i appreciate you. thank y'all now. yeah, i do. well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man steve harvey. [cheers and applause] we got a good one today, folks. returning for their second day with a total of $20,000, from lagrange, georgia, it's the champs, it's the bray family. [cheers and applause] and from fort worth, texas, it's the latu family. [cheers and applause] everybody's here trying to win theirself some cash. and somebody, somebody might drive out of here in a brand-new car. [cheers and applause]
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give me brittney, give me uepi. top 7 answers on the board. here we go. name something your dog does better than you. uepi: run. steve: run. brittney: eat. steve: eat. woman: we're gonna play! we're gonna play! uepi: play, steve. steve: they're gonna play. uepi: yeah! [cheers and applause] come on, steve. steve: hey. uepi: what's going on, steve? steve: damn. uh. uepi: hey. steve: wepi. uepi: hey, close as it's been. nice. steve: uepi. what do you do, uepi? uepi: well, steve, i'm a former marine. so hoorah! steve: yeah. uepi: and i'm also a home educator. so, you know, fancy name for a stay-om


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