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this car on a bay area freeway... and barely missed the driver's head. tonigh now at 11:00 p.m. gunfire struck this car on a bay area freeway. tonight had gunman is on the loose. good evening. this is just the latest in a series of shootings on east bay freeways. there have been believe it or not more than 80 in the past year and a half. this latest shooting happened
on highway 242. the target told kpix 5's joe vazquez tonight it all started as a case of road rage. >> he was shooting inside the vehicle at me. he was shooting to kill. >> reporter: he is worried about retaliation. he was attacked after 9:00 p.m. saturday night on 680 north. by a guy in a white mercedes who was out of control -- >> swerving. >> reporter: the mercedes got in front of his car and slammed on the breaks. he decided to have a word with the driver. >> i said you almost hit me. what the hell is your problem. he said two words. bang. like that. >> reporter: he pulled over. the chp reports there it was confirmed a bullet was shot through the window of the
victim's car. >> you can see the damage on the outside of the door. that was caused by the bullet's impact from the the other side. the bullet came through the window and landed right through there. he says it missed his head by inches. >> the round was meant to hit me. i keep having images of what if. >> the chp is asking the public to be on the look out for a white mercedes with paper plates. >> i wasn't hurt, i can live to tell the story but i worry will he do this again to somebody else and what happens next time if they are not so lucky. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. this car flipped over in fremont killing the driver and shutting down a short cut.
police reopened the road around 7:00 p.m. tonight of the the cause of the crash is under investigation. president trump back in washington, d.c. tonight. air force one touching down hours before a high stakes vote on healthcare reform. tonight the president is turning up the pressure on members of his party. he is warning republicans to keep their promise to repeal and replace obama care. bullet does he have the votes? vaughn cud is -- veronica de la cruz has more. >> reporter: it got momentum from john mccain, he will return to the senate tomorrow just in time to cast his vote. >> a scout is trustworthy, loyal, we could use more loyalty, i will tell you that. >> reporter: speaking at a boy scout event in west virginia president trump had this
message. >> are you going to get the votes? better. otherwise i will say you are fired. >> reporter: the president referred to tomorrow's vote in the senate on a motion to provide on the healthcare bill. >> we look forward ohaving 50 -- to having 50 votes in the senate. vice president will be there tomorrow. >> reporter: on capitol hill tonight vice president mike pence met with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell about the vote that would allow debate on a plan to repeal and replace obama care. >> the only way we will have an opportunity is if senators are allowed to debate them. >> reporter: some want more information about what exactly would come next if they vote to provide. >> reporter: president trump says it is time for republicans to get in line. >> any senator who votes against starting debate is telling america that you are fine with the obama care nightmare. >> reporter: republican senator
john mccain who is battling brain cancer sent out a statement that says he will return to vote. that could help sway the outcome. democrats are uified in their opization -- unified in their opposition. vaughn cud -- veronica de la cruz, kpix 5. senior white house adviser jared kushner insists he has nothing to hide. >> i did not collude with russia nor do i know of anyone else who did so. >> he spoke out after investigators questioned him about russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. before that 2 hour closed door meeting he detailed contacts with russians but he said he did nothing improper during the course of the campaign. jared kushner is do back on
capitol hill tomorrow to answer questions from the house intelligence committee. al gore doubling down on his campaign to solve the climate change crisis and he has brought it to the bay area with his new film. kpix 5's betty yu caught up to him on the red carpet in san francisco tonight. >> reporter: are you disappointed by what you have seen from the administration so far? >> disappointed would be a mild way to put it. it is really unfortunate that we have a president who is trying to push in the wrong direction but the good news is, that even after he made his views clear, the rest of the world redoubled their commitment to meet the terms of the paris climate accord. some even expanded their commitment. >> reporter: al gore optimistic the u.s. and the rest of the
world are stepping up their fight against climate change. >> promise to cancel billions in climate change spending. >> reporter: despite president trump yanking the u.s. from the paris climate accord, lawmakers approved an extension for governor jerry brown cap and trade program. >> governor jerry brown is a hero and he followed up with the legislation last week that was headlines all around the world so we will make progress. work around president trump. >> it is wrong to pollute this worth. >> reporter: a follow up to his oscar winning documentary. it also won him a noble peace prize. film makers followed him for two years and show real world examples of extreme weather events and devastation. >> one of the big new developments since the first
movie came out a decade ago, a lot of the nissatives in silicon valley -- initiatives in silicon valley are now bearing fruit. renewable energy is now cheaper and the cost continues to come down and soon it will be cheaper everywhere. that is a game changer. >> reporter: his advice -- >> use your voice and use your vote. be a part of the solution. >> reporter: it opens at bay area theaters next friday, august 4. in san francisco, betty yu, kpix 5. a new worry for firefighters battling the wildfire in mariposa county. the detwiler fire is burning outside yosemite national park. it scorched 79,000 acres and is 60% contained but now crews are bracing for the possibility of
dry lightning which could spark new fires. it could take another two weeks to surround the wildfire. new crime fighting plan got the green light in oakland. kpix 5's christin ayers reports. >> reporter: he says his son-in- law was the first homicide of 2017 in oakland. killed before his son could turn 6 months old. his story one of a string of tragedies shared tonight. >> first time i experienced death through violence, gun violence, i was 14. >> my son was murdered in oakland, california, one year ago today. >> reporter: everyone who spoke demanded the city council vote to establish a department of violence prevention in oakland. the 9th most dangerous city in the country according to the fbi. >> let get this done -- let's get this done.
>> not everyone was winged it will work. he said the department has no strategy. >> that is just another empty promise to our community. >> reporter: she told us she believes the department can reduce homicides by 80% over three years. >> is it clear how exactly the department would do that? >> i think many of the strategies have been outlined. it is the coordination of the efforts and the alignment to make sure we are getting to the right people at the right time. with the right allegation of resources. >> the city council voted the measure through. allocating $1 million. she lost a young man to violence. this was bittersweet. >> i am sad that this intervention was too late for him and i am hopeful.
>> reporter: christin ayers, kpix 5. an infant abandon in a northern california parking lot and it is all caught on surveillance video. tonight the rescue and the man in custody. >> fire years after fire and smoke poured out of this bay area refinery, tonight chevron is paying the price. >> a mist serious glow off the coast. what is that? tonight, we have an explanation.
treasure chest yesterday. a man runs in and takes the cash box that had 100 bucks in it. the security service didn't detect the intruder. tonight police have arrested a father who they say abandon his baby boy in a strip mall parking lot. the surveillance video and the people who helped save him. >> myself and another co-worker walked out and there was a baby in the parking lot. >> reporter: they jumped in to grab the car seat left abandon in the parking lot only to find a baby inside. >> we just shocked. newborn baby. plus the way people pull in, he could have hit by a car. >> reporter: surveillance video shows a man pulling up to a parking spot after 3:00 p.m. monday and going back to the car to take out the car seat.
>> put the baby on the side. waited for 5, 10 minutes. saw somebody is around and then drives out. >> the man driving away from a busy parking lot. >> any car could have hit the kid. it was super hot. there were no clothes. >> reporter: police responded as well as medics who checked out the baby. the baby did not appear to be hurt. >> he is calm. real alert. wasn't crying or nothing. >> the baby just days old was transported to the hospital. but those who witnessed what happened are left shaken. >> very disturbing. he should get behind the bars. >> the baby released into the custody of child protective services. police say they are talking with the child's mother now and the case is under investigation. one of the survivors of a
deadly crash streamed live on instagram is speaking out tonight. police say obdulia sanchez drove under the influence on friday and then rolled her car in to a fence and then in a field. her 14-year-old sister died while obdulia sanchez streamed it live on instagram. another 14-year-old in the back seat survived. [ indiscernible talking ] >> we were always on the phone. [ indiscernible talking ] >> tonight the driver faces charges of dui and vehicular manslaughter. chevron paying the price for one of the worse refinery fires in bay area history. the smoke sent thousands of the people to the hospital. kpix 5's juliette goodrich tells us what they have now agreed to do. >> reporter: august 6, 2012,
black smoke filled the sky that richmond refinery. a vapor cloud engulfed 19 workers and within minutes vapor ignited. mother of twins remembers it like it was yesterday. >> you can see, like, a cloud, a cloud of smoke, like, it is dark. >> reporter: five years later state and local agencies have stepped up safety procedures as a result of the fire. with chevron agreeing to change its emergency response and safety standards. >> we ended up rewriting the regulation. enhanced the regulations. require industry to justify the decision making process. that was never done before. >> reporter: the settlement includes replacing carbon steel piping, exceeding safety requirements for refineries. emergency response training for all workers and contract workers. paying penalties of a million
dollars and donate tog hundred thousand dollars to job partnership training to prepare students for future work in the refinery industry. and here is the settlement order. and workers that refinery who does not want to go on camera, are relieved there is a work safety order in place. as for the pipes, they will be replaced, miles and miles of pipes, by january 1, 2019. juliette goodrich, kpix 5. tonight the city of santa cruz is looking into a new strategy to ease the housing crunch, putting a cap on vacation rentals. 300 properties. the city says the hope is the properties will be used to rent to locals. >> so 300 units is significant. that could be for a firefighter, police officer. trying to stay in the
neighborhood. a teacher, a nurse. those struggling. >> opponents say it will shut out tourism money. the city council will vote later this year. waves glowed off the coast last night. kpix 5's sharon chin shows us a rare look at nature's night light. >> waves glowing. i wasn't sure of it. i thought it was just waves crashing over itself. >> reporter: he shot these photos and captured the blue glow mere clearly. >> it was very, very amazing to see. i have been to pingen point a lot and i have never seen it. >> occurs in coastal waters.
>> reporter: she says they are not toxic to humans and seen in the summer feeding off plankton. when the water is disturbed at night it lights up as a defense to scare away prey. >> you can imagine the millions that are out there, they are all doing the short flashes that create the glow. >> reporter: you will find them off coastal waters where plankton is plentiful. >> he told me this was his best california experience ever. >> reporter: sharon chin, kpix 5. scientists are concerned that a growing number of algae blooms are a result of climate change. >> beautiful to see. >> looks pretty. we will see no green on the radar. thunderstorms over the sierra today. arizona, southern california, rained in los angeles today.
for us just continued beautiful out door weather. san francisco 58. santa rosa 55. concord, oakland low 60s. we cool down to mid-50s over night tonight. cloud cover. a stacked marine layer cuch hours agody -- couple hours go. fremont 58. concord 58. napa 55. foggy in san francisco over night, 56 degrees. reservoirs, despite the fact we have seen little rainfall, doing great. orvilleheld down because of the repairs. -- oroville held down because of the repairs. 100 degrees inland. wobbled back and forth for a month and a half. look at all the thunderstorms. raped in southern california, lot of rain in arizona -- rained in southern california, lots of rain in arizona.
north of lake tahoe. all that stays to the east. we have a low-pressure system off shore. feeding in the marine layer and pushing it inland. that is why concord was 20 degrees cooler than over the weekend. tomorrow morning, fog, low cloud cover, widespread. sunshine in the afternoon. widespread by tuesday morning. later in the week, another warm up, timed perfectly to have the warmest days for the 4th straight week to occur on saturday and sunday. seasonal through wednesday and then warm up thursday and friday inland and the hottest stop triple digits over the weekend. good pool weather. concord 5 degrees below average tomorrow with the marine layer. santa clara 81 degrees. union city 78. pacifica 64. low 80s for walnut creek. pittsburg 84 degrees. alameda low 70s.
low 70s for petaluma. san francisco 67 degrees and 88 in napa. extended forecast normal temperatures through wednesday. like the past three weeks. warming up thursday and friday. saturday triple digits and cool down next monday as well. mother nature is in a 7 day pattern. in that patthern hottest weather continues to be saturday and sunday. -- pattern, the hottest weather continues to be saturday and sunday. kind of nice if you have a pool. >> that is the secret. thank you. b.a.r.t. trains are getting an update. tonight we will take you on board the fleet of the future. >> and here are tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. (man) hmm. what do you think?
closer look at the fleet of the future: b.a.r.t. getting ready to roll out its new train cars and tonight we are getting a look at the fleet of the future. the seats are smoother and easier to clean and air conditioning to keep the cars cooler and technology to reduce noise but the first thing riders will notice is more floor space and fewer seats. so more people will have to
stand during the crowded commute. >> we want to get everybody on. less seats mean more people can get on to the train. >> this is like driving a tesla. >> they are still in the testing phase. the agency hopes to put the first 10 cars into service by late september. should the giant move the fences in at at&t and pablo sandoval finishes his tour through san jose. is he headed to san francisco next?
this seesman. the fewest -- season. the fewest this season. crawford was at basketball camp and was asked how big are major league fields. his answer their care vary in size, ours is one of the bigger ones which should be change. pablo sandoval went 1-2 with a walk in san jose. in the field, covered a lot of ground. they couldn't make the play. he is headed to sacramento tomorrow. the a's trip to toronto. chapman homers. later turns the double play
with the bases loaded. a's loss 4-2 but chapman is looking like the real deal. this kid's name is calvin. how old is he? >> gosh, looks like maybe 2. >> he shoots like steph curry. we did not see him miss a shot. the producer thinking it has to be fake. some kids just has it and he is one of them. >> just knows. >> he had the feel. >> three point king. nothing but net. we will be right back.
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