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evacuations are in place at golden bear estates off of route 34. tom vacar is live in yolo county with the latest. tom. >> reporter: before we get to that, i want to show you something. the smoke that is now coming directly towards us, which is to say it it's blowing to the east, was actually blowing to the north. we're smelling a lot of smoke now. we're seeing that the main body of the fire still is over the mountains although there was a lot of fire around here earlier and there's still quite a bit of smoke. the situation is that this thing is growing. yesterday it was just 200 acres. today it is 20 times larger, and it continues to grow. the so-called cold fire continues to scorch the region where it's burning. fortunately right now there are no homes or structures that are threatened as the fire incinerates more remote areas near winters. conditions are grueling.
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>> there's near triple-digit heat, the humidity is low, so we're concerned with the safety of our firefighters. >> reporter: the big worry is that winds might send the fire in unpredictable direction. >> we have a 20 miles per hour wind that's expected to push that fire further north. that's why we have the dozers out ahead of that fire. >> reporter: this is the third such large fire in the area in three years. >> so the fire behavior is pretty much the same as it was in 2014 and 2015. the ground was so steep that the fire was channeled through these draws, and that promoted the fire to grow exponentially larger. same with this fire. >> reporter: if there is any good news it is that this fire where we currently are is going in a direction where there's very, very little in the way of structures or people. there are a few campgrounds and things like that, but this is
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mostly open country in incredibly steep terrain which makes it very difficult to fight. the problem is if the winds come up that tends to fan the fire. if the winds were to get real high then you have a blow torch effect. nothing like that expected but this fire remains largely you know controlled. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. tom mentioned those winds. we want to head over to meteorologist mark tamayo to find out more about what they can expect tonight and overnight. >> they are concerned typically with the sea breeze. this time of day tough warm temperatures inland, the cooler temperatures coastside. that creates a pressure difference, and that generates the wind. you probably noticed that within the past hour. take a look now at the mapping system right now. you can see the fog bank. so fire crews like to see that fog hanging thiew. will be a key factor as we head toward the thursday forecast. a southwesterly wind
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developing. here is a look at the winds around the fire zone is up toward the cold fire. one of the key challenges will be the terrain. you heard the fire chief talking about the terrain and a funneling effect so is you can have the wind go through the canyon and accelerate. of course that could be a big factor with the fire behavior. right now it is very hot. one temperature sensor in that area 98 degrees. this is the shift. winds out of the south- southwest, checking in 7 miles per hour. so that's the wind direction. fire crews are sort of getting ready with winds around 10 to 20 miles per hour for tonight and then once again into your thursday. but the good news for tomorrow it will be cooler, temperatures in the upper 80s and the moisture levels will come up as that fog bank increases over the next few days. that cooler forecast also talking about that for the bay area. more on that in a few minutes. >> thank you very much mark. we want to take you now to monterey county, and the soberanes wildfire has grown to 46,000 acres. a bit of good news.
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containment has creeped up to 25%. some evacuation orders have been lifted but many are still in effect. we learned yesterday this fire was caused by an illegal campfire that was left burning in a part of a state park that is not open to the public. so state and local officials are asking anyone would can help with the investigation to come forward. this fire already destroyed 57 homes and has also killed a bulldozer operator who was brought in to help fight the blaze. a driver turned himself in hours after running from a deadly crash in the santa cruz mountains around 1:00 this morning. the chp says that car careened off highway 9 west of saratoga. the vehicle then plunged down a 30-foot embankment. a 19-year-old woman in the passenger seat was killed. a 15-year-old girl in the backseat was injured. the driver, 29-year-old alex eduardo garcia ran from the
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scene. seven hours later they say he called police in san jose and identified himself as the driver. >> he will definitely be facing charges of felony hit-and-run, and if there are additional charges, including manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, that will be up to the investigating officers. >> now, the chp says garcia also faces charges for beg an unlicensed driver. now to daly city where police are investigating an accident that injured a 13-year- old child. it happened just before 3:30 this afternoon. the driver of a black bmw stayed at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. the 13-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital with unknown injuries. hundreds of santa clara county court employees spent the day on strike. their one-day work stoppage forced some jurors home for the day. ktvu's south bay reporter jesse gary is live where picketers are still walking the line. we learned that apparently this is not just a one-day stoppage
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after all. tomorrow court may be affected as well. >> reporter: ted, that is exactly right. they just wrapped up for the day but they are going to be back tomorrow, 7:30 in the morning. we've learned also on friday, so for the remainder of this week the exterior of the superior court behind me during business hours will be a very loud place. >> no justice, no peace! >> reporter: the unease and anger felt by court clerks boiled over. >> they've had enough of their own medicine to realize that we bound together, they can't run without us. >> reporter: 330 court staffers from janitors to clerks to processors walked off the job, then marched in front of the hall of justice. the impact snarled the legal process and forced some jurors to be sent home. >> if they're not available, the system can't move forward, and that's going to affect everyone. not just the lawyers, but people that have to come to court. >> reporter: this man was one of many unable to complete
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business with the court today. >> if worse comes to worse i will probably come back in two or three months. >> reporter: the stick points center on pay and new hires. it's been eight years since their last raise, and they're working with a 30% vy can say rate. the court has offered a 4.5% raise plus additional money to offset employee pension contributions. but union members say at an average salary of 52,000 a year, that offer isn't enough. >> it's not about money. it's about getting services to the public, people being able to come in, get what they needed done. >> reporter: this battle is pulling in parties from other unions who are showing solidarity. >> we don't ever think about the jobs that these guys do until they're not there to do it. we're supportive of them because we work them every day. they're essential is a part of the family. >> reporter: but this family's troubles will impact everyone in the county. so far today there's only talk of continuing the war. >> we don't want to, but if
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we're forced, hey, we've dot to do what we've got to do. >> reporter: i just got an e- mail from court officials who say all mandatory services will be in place at a limited rate tomorrow and friday. if you are called for jury duty, best bet is to come in. if you try and phone in to see if you have to come you are going to experience longer than normal wait delays. come down to the courthouse and see if the case is going to be continued, which is quite possibly a good chance. so bear that in mind if you have business with the court tomorrow and friday and as this strike goes along. one other thing, the court says that the offer for the first year is actually 5.5%, not 4.5%. the union still says no to that though. live outside superior court, jesse gary, ktvu fox 2 news. new developments in the horrific central valley tour bus crash that killed four people. we're hearing that the 57-year- old bus driver, mario vasquez,
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was ticketed three times in the past four years. the bus was on highway 99 near the town of is livingston yesterday when it hit a metal sign poll that sliced the bus in two. here's the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: this man was a passenger on the bus that crashed on highway 99 in merced is county. he bought his $143 bus ticket to work in an apple orchard in oregon. he says he was asleep and then woke up to the bus splitting in half with people being tossed around and metal flying everywhere. in spanish, he calls it ugly and unreal. four people were kid. nearly two dozen injured. kcra hasn't covered that the driver of the bus had three tickets in the past four years, and just is last year was ticketed for driving with a suspended license. >> when for unknown reasons the vehicle veered off to the
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right. >> reporter: today the chp and the ntsb appear nunsed there will be a thorough investigation. they will look at all factors. >> was the driver fatigued? was there a potential medical episode? >> reporter: the chp describes the scene as chaotic and says that is why they first believed five people were killed instead of four. >> when it comes to the numbers, there's a lot of people involved. we got an initial report of one number, it changed to another. i'm glad to say it's four rather than five. i wish it were zero. >> reporter: two of the victims were the aunt and uncle of this 12-year-old little girl we introduced you to yesterday. she was on the bus from mexico to live with her aunt and study english. her family told kcra3 that her aunt and uncle did not survive the crash. >> and that was melinda mezza reporting. the ntsb will recreate the scene with a 3-d laser scanner. they will look at environmental
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factors and a full mechanical inspection of the bus. that bus was traveling from mexico to l.a., to sacramento, then on to the state of washington. to the race for the white house now. a republican today announced -- republican mike pence that he is endorsing paul ryan. meantime there is reportedly a small group of republicans who are planning to confront trump about his controversial approach to his presidential campaign. trump's campaign manager, though, says all is fine despite rumors about a planned intervention. >> the campaign is focused, and the campaign is moving forward in a positive way. >> trump also refused to back senator john mccain in his primary fight there in arizona. both have repeatedly criticized trump over his rhetoric as well
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as policy positions. it's one of san francisco's most famous neighborhoods, but merchants say there are currently 46 vacant storefronts, and that number keeps growing by the week in chinatown. coming up at 5:30 we talk to business owners and other chinese americans who are trying to change that. an american police officer accused of helping a terrorist organization. what he attempted to send to isis but instead sent to an undercover agent. he's received love from all around the world including the president of the united states. now one bay area company is doing their part to show support to the iron woman. in weather, lots of sunshine across most of the bay area away from the coastline. some changes are setting up. we're talk cooler temperatures. we'll let you know if the continues into the weekend.
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♪ ♪ 4 by 4 by l 4and, by sea ♪ 4 by 4 by air - 'cause i like to fly free ♪ ♪ 4 my country and how it all started out ♪ ♪ 4 the brave and every boy scout ♪ ♪ 4 doin' it yourself cuz you want it done right ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 the top down - stars keep ya up at night ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 every one of our seventy-five years ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 the wave - that's how we say 'cheers' ♪
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♪ that's how we live ♪ 4 by 4ever richmond police announced a $10,000 reward to find the person who brutally attacked an elderly woman inside her home, then stole a rare coin. >> we've followed her story since the horrifying incident back in june. ktvu's paul chambers with the update and the special gift that the nation's oldest park ranger received to help her feel more secure. >> reporter: from the smile on her face, you would never know that just two months ago, betty was attacked during a home invasion. >> the amount of support served to be so is affirming that i think that all traces of the home intrusion were gone. >> reporter: an intruder broke into the 94-year-old woman's home stealing her electronics
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and this rare coin she received from president barack obama. since is then she has received cards and gifts from around the country. >> there were things from new hampshire, new york, boston. >> reporter: each day she writes thank you letters to those who sent her gifts. her favorite is this mug that says is iron woman which comes from the iron she armed herself with in case she was attacked again. >> says, i was deeply saddened by what you went through and wanted to send my deepest regards. >> at first she didn't want a replacement because the original coin meant so much to her, but now she says having this letter from president obama makes the new coin special. >> i'm holding a presidential coin. i don't think i'll ever do this again. this is fantastic. it has the president's name on the back. do you want to give this to me?
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>> i eel wrestle you for it. >> reporter: to see her smile and laugh shows the journey she's taken. she no longer sleeps with the lights on. she says it shows how safe she feels. >> is it means that my space was invaded, but it was not stolen from me. that i've been able to remain in my apartment, in my community among the people that i've grown to love. >> reporter: to make her feel even more at ease, bye alarm has outfitted her apartment with a state-of-the-art alarm system. the cost? is nothing. >> it's the least we could do. >> we can't do this alone. it takes a community to make this place a safer place to live. i think betty now feels a lot safer. >> reporter: on the day the system was installed, richmond's mayor also stopped by showing support for the company's general ross knee. they've put a world-class
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security system in this house. it's the safest place in richmond. we appreciate that. >> in richmond, i have really found a home. i can't imagine being anywhere else. >> reporter: this is the replacement coin, but richmond police are committed to finding the original one. that's why they're offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest of the person responsible. in richmond, i'm paul chambers, ktvu fox 2 news. >> betty is an amazing woman. >> so together. and really her outlook on things is something is to be admired. >> absolutely. let's check in with meteorologist "mark at the -- meteorologist mark tamayo. >> weather-wise if you are not a fan of the heat i think you will like the forecast. right now we have the fog bank near the shoreline as we pointed out to you. it looks like rate around point
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reyes down to southern is california. there's point conception is, los angeles. looks like some clearing down there. right now we have that fog bank socked in near the immediate coastline. no rainfall but there we have also traced in the surface winds. that's an on shore breeze. with that, working with a deeper marine layer, that's going to translate to a one- word forecast tomorrow. cooler. especially inland. 60 degrees in san francisco. the hot spot, antioch 90 degrees. some 70s toward santa rosa, and 72 at the napa airport. the plan for tomorrow, it will be mild to warm across the bay area. here is our live camera toward the bay. 60s tomorrow coastside. inland neighborhoods, tomorrow we're thinking 80s all because of this. the marine layer will gradually deepen. with that, that will help
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transport the cooler air. if the fog goes above the towers, that's a good sign the marine layer is deepening. overnight lows 50s to 60s near the coast. san francisco 7:00 a.m., 53 degrees. 12:00 61. so is still some is overcast for lunchtime. skies becoming partly cloudy. it won't be complete sunshine is. mainly in the 60s. the cooler forecast, bay area wide tomorrow as this system is moves in from the north it's going to stick around for friday and saturday. possibly some is drizzle over the next couple of mornings. for friday and saturday we're expecting 70s inland, maybe around 80, but the key headline here, we're going to scale back on the extreme heat, and with that fire danger, it will actually go down. our forecast model showing a
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big push of the fog tomorrow morning. 7:00 a.m., clearing back to near the shoreline into the afternoon. partial clearing for san francisco. inland temperatures in the 80s for afternoon highs. but tomorrow will be cooler than today. antioch 85, santa rosa 78. san jose 76. half moon bay checks in 61. your five-day forecast, tomorrow will be cooler. you will notice that change especially inland. we'll continue toly cal things off for friday and saturday. warmest locations struggling to make 80 degrees. then we will gradually bump up those numbers for sunday and monday and day five. last week we had all the triple digits, a string of those. we're going the opposite direction. >> much needed relief. >> thank you mark. a veteran cop in court accused of helping isis. his alleged plan to help that militant group communicate in secret. plus, coming up at 6:00 a local mother raising awareness of restraint and seclusion in
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school. the settlement reached in a case where her autistic son was allegedly restrained more than 90 times by his concord school. and continuing coverage of that fast moving wildfire in yolo county. the evacuation order still in place and what investigators are saying about the potential cause of this fire.
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in dubai a firefighter was killed responding to the crash landing of an emirates jet is
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liner, a boeing 777. the plane had just landed from india. there were 300 passengers and crew. all got off the plane safely but 10 people were taken to the hospital for treatment. a problem with the plane's landing gear appears to be partly to blame but no official cause has been released. a washington, d.c. transit police officer is behind bars for allegedly trying to help isis. this is video of investigators searching the fairfax, virginia home of 36-year-old nicholas young. they arrested him saying he tried to send codes for gift cards to someone he thought was an isis member but he unknowingly sent them to undercover agents. >> it's not surprising because he was such a lonely guy. he was quiet. he never interacted with anybody. usually you say hey to your neighbors when you walk by.
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>> reporter: would he say hey back? >> he would say nothing. he was quiet. >> young worked is the first u.s. law enforcement officer to be charged with an isis-related crime. the white house says a $400 million payment to iran was not related to the recent release of american hostages. the state department says that that payment was part of a $1.7 billion settlement in a decades- long legal dispute with iran. for americans, you may remember -- four americans, you may remember, were released in january. the u.s. released seven is prisoners. a fifth american was also released. a wall street journal report described the transaction as a secret airlift of is euros -- airlift of euros and other
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currency to iran. it is still illegal, though, to complete a transaction with iran in u.s. dollars. the president today commuted or reduced 214 sentences. over his terms he has commuted more than the nine past presidents. within a 1.34-mile radius of chinatown we have many vacant storefronts. it's a lifeline and the only job these people have. recycling bottles and cans for about $100 a day. why the owner of a city is owned recycling center says the city is telling them to shut
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down. ♪ ♪keep on the sunny side ♪always on the sunny side ♪keep on the sunny side of life♪
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♪keep on the sunny side ♪always on the sunny side ♪keep on the sunny side of life♪ people in san francisco's chinatown say their neighborhood is not only losing its culture but its business. there are 46 vacant storefronts, and that number keeps growing. tara moriarty talked with business owners and others banning together to try to make
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a change. >> reporter: during the day grant avenue seems to be bustling, but at night many say chinatown has become a ghost town. senate's dead at night after 6:00. >> reporter: dozens say shuttered storefronts are becoming too commonplace. >> within 1.34-mile radius of chinatown we have more than 46 empty storefronts. >> reporter: vacancy is after vacancy. people who live and work here say business has been slipping for the past five years and they want to save chinatown before it is too late. >> because the big tech boom, that's when big companies would take over and then high-rises would come. >> reporter: what is the problem? is high rent. >> reporter: wilson is being forced to close his shop in 12 days. >> i lost money. i cannot stay is. i just return it back to the owner. >> reporter: he pays nearly
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$11,000 a month, his rent going up $2,000 in two years. >> today i saw two new signs saying retirement. >> reporter: this woman owns the wok shop on grant. while her business has survived, she says the landscape is has changed. >> is a lot of the big restaurants that drew so many people, and especially the big -- the restaurants that would accommodate big banquets, that seems as if it's a thing of the past. >> you can't have a mcdonald's or burger king, any chain store, which is by definition more than 11 locations. >> reporter: the permit process is also lengthy, taking up to a year or longer, a turn i don't have for tenants and landlords. >> reporter: so what are you going to do? >> maybe put something on-line. >> reporter: and that's why this group is calling on the younger generation to step up. in san francisco, tara
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moriarty, ktvu fox 2 news. the man wanted for a shooting in austin over the weekend that killed a bay area woman has been arrested. authorities say is that the 24- year-old was spotted near a bus and train station is in atlanta, georgia. he faces a murder charge for the death of a 30-year-old of san carlos on sunday morning. she and her wife were visiting relatives and had just left a doughnut shop. arrest documents say that mccray was trying to shut someone else. the board of supervisors is poised to award a contract to a new company for jail inmate healthcare. this comes after years of complaints and a wrongful death lawsuit against the current provider, corizon health, incorporated. it has been providing care for almost three decades. the new company hoping to get the new contract is cal forensics medical group. >> we're going to have a full team of nurses. we're going to have a
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transition team, a very large transition team to make sure that we start from day one delivering the care that we're supposed to deliver. >> the board is expected to make a final decision on this issue on friday. it is a place hundreds of west oakland residents rely on to pay their bills and to make ends meet, but alliance recycling is set to shut down under pressure from the city and much of the neighborhood who call that center a nuisance. as ktvu's rob roth reports, many low-income people are worried about what will happen if that facility closes. >> reporter: for many people, alliance recycling isn't just a place to sell is bottles and cans. it's a lifeline. this mother told us she supports her family on the $150 a day she can make by recycling. >> this is the way that i get the money so that i can pay for the house rent and the bills. >> reporter: this man is raising three children on what he makes.
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>> this is the job i have. this is very, very important. >> reporter: but the owner says the city of is oakland is forcing alliance to shut down. >> we're closed. the city has closed us down. >> reporter: alliance says its center has racked up thousands of dollars in fines for what the city says car nuisance violations. >> they've been fining us for the shopping carts coming down the street. >> reporter: the city says it's received a tremendous number of complaints from neighbors. across the street, this neighbor says she has no problem with the recycling center but she told us about e- mail she's received from those what do. >> mostly just complaints about the drug element and people walking around, being out on the street. >> reporter: the apparent closing of the recycling center has caught the attention of the aclu. one of its lawyers recommend wrote a letter to the oakland city council asking that the council keep the recycling center open at least until it
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finds another location. the letter says in part, closing a facility that is relied upon by so many vulnerable community members will only serve to increase homelessness, panhandling, and desperation. the owner says he's unsure is he will be able to relocate. that is scary to many who rely on this ken tear. >> i'm worried, but i don't know. i don't know what will happen when these companies closed. >> reporter: the city says it will be deploying outreach workers to the neighborhood, but many say is that won't replace the money they are making here. in oakland, rob roth, ktvu fox 2 news. the san francisco police department bid farewell to one of its work horses, a black tennessee walker who has been with the unit since is 2009. it has appeared in praise, including the world series
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parade for the giants. today he was honored in a ceremony with the chief feeding him a bucket of apples. >> he is going to go to a private owner as a companion horse. >> gunny's time as a workhorse will not be forgotten. he is one of the department's most popular employees. at the end of the day, gunny's horseshoes were hung above the door at lefty o'doole's. coming up, some very important tips for you. >> reporter: i'm scott reiss live in livermore. we've got the best 13-year-old baseball team competing in the little league international world series. that includes a team from
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danville. we'll talk about it right after this.
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the danville aces little league team is on the verge of bay area history. >> the team is playing in the little league enter is immediate i can't tell world series, which is essential isly a home tournament. >> scott is reese joins us now from the semifinals later tonight. >> reporter: heather, emphasis
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on the international part now as we have a game going on between korea and puerto rico. at 6:00, the home team front and center and the former danville aces, now district 57 team, will try to continue its run. they're in the u.s. semifinals for the first time ever. going to be a lot of fans out here. should be a big night. joining me is dave, the director of the committee. what does it mean to this area to have this danville team make it this far through the tournament? >> we are the only world series that's going on right now. to bring in five international teams and six usa teams into the local economy, the bay area, just huge, for a rich baseball community, a rich baseball area with the a's and the giants. >> reporter: what kind of teams are we talking about? >> with the home team involved,
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we're looking at 2,000 to 5,000 attendance. for the week, probably 40,000 people. >> what is it like for these local kids that get to be treated not just like celebrities, but like real ball players. >> they're getting to see the best players in the world. huge talent. for the local team to now get to play and to meet all these other players is a dream come true. >> the kids get to stay in the hotel, no parents. so this is like the vip experience. once in a lifetime. >> it's an olympic week. they arrive at the hotel, they're bussed everywhere they go. they receive a full uniform, they get bats, other equipment. pretty much a rock star status for 13-year-old boys. >> dave, we appreciate it. we will let you get back to it. we're just waiting out the end of this game, then the danville aces will take the field.
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once again the local team has never made it past the u.s. semifinal. they've got a chance tonight. >> good luck to the aces. >> it's so exciting for those youngsters. scott, thank you. all right, this is pretty cool, video that's been seen more than 10 million times. maybe not cute, but cool. >> it's a totally different story when you have to try and collect on it. >> fire season in california generally ends with people losing their homes. coming up, the simple steps to make sure you get every dollar you're owed from your insurance company. and in weather, low clouds and fog banking up near the immediate coastline. that will cool us off. coming up, we'll let you know how long the cooling trend will last.
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♪ ♪ 4 by 4 by land, 4 by 4 by sea ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 by air - 'cause i like to fly free ♪
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♪ 4 my country and how it all started out ♪ ♪ 4 the brave and every boy scout ♪ ♪ 4 doin' it yourself cuz you want it done right ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 the top down - stars keep ya up at night ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 every one of our seventy-five years ♪ ♪ 4 by 4 the wave - that's how we say 'cheers' ♪ ♪ that's how we live ♪ 4 by 4ever olympic sailors brought the torch into rio de. is nero today. a boat steered by a crew of brazil is january olympic sailors handed it over to the city's mayor. it arrived via a relay. opening ceremonies are on friday. on that night the most decorated olympian of all time, michael phelps, will be
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carrying the american flag during the opening ceremony. it was an honor voted on by his team usa members. he has a record 22 medals, including 18 gold eight of which he won in 2008 in beijing is. he's the first american male swimmer to qualify for a fifth olympic games. 11 months after the middletown firestorm that destroyed so many homes, some homeowners still find themselves wondering how much they will recover from their insurance company. >> reporter: this man set is up a nonprofit organization to teach claimants with smaller claims how tophickively fight insurers. >> i would say probably three-
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quarters of the people are entitled to benefits that they are not aware of. it could be a small amount, it could be a large amount. >> reporter: first, make sure you know exactly how much it would cost to rebuild your home under modern building codes. >> go over your insurance policies, or talk to somebody that's been through it, because a lot of people are underinsured. >> reporter: said, make sure you take pictures of is all your possessions to ensure you get the most for your contents. >> i can till there are still many people that plan to rebuild that haven't gotten anywhere along the process yet. >> reporter: expect to be low- balled by tin surer and fight for every dime,ages writing with a copy to the insurer and one to yourself, because this could later be evidence in court. >> i have files that are just filled with letters where the insurance company said one thing, and the policy said something else. >> reporter: then there's always that other worry. >> a lot of us are aprayed the insurance company is going to raise our prices so high that
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we won't be able to afford to even live here. >> reporter: if that happens, alternative last resort insurance is available from the california fair plan. now, it's a bare bones policy, but at least you will have some basic insurance. and remember the words of one couple fighting with their insurance company that only wants to pay 70 cents on the dollar for the 100% of insurance they bought. they love you when they sell is you. >> but it's a totally different story when you have to try and collect on it. >> we paid fort. why shouldn't we get it? >> reporter: and so should you. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. >> for people who have lost their homes due to fire, we've got a couple of fires burning at this hour as well. mark tamayo is in the weather center with an update here and the fire line. >> fire danger is going up. last week we had the string of triple digits. that's setting up this week. even though we're cooling off things are dried out sought will be a concern over the next few weeks here in the bay area,
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even into october. it's august. we have september is and october. october is the peak of the fire season. right now we do have fog near the coastline. today temperatures inland, still some is 90s, but here you can see the fog out toward the golden gate bridge. a little chop on the water. winds around 10 to 15 miles per hour. take a look at the highs from today. you can see 60 in pacifica. san hoe 15eu 2. to the north bay, lower 80s for santa rough sacks, napa, and a few 90s to report out toward concord, fairfield, antioch. here's that fog bank near parts of the shoreline as you can pick out closer to point reyes, down toward pillar point. we have that on shore wind that will be a factor tonight into your thursday and friday forecast as well. those on shore winds out of the southwest is. right now you can see the fog pattern out there, still is hanging out near parts of the shoreline. as i mentioned that will help
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transport the fog back into the bay as we head into the overnight hours. san francisco, a good portion of the city, especially the western half, we have the fog. take a look at current numbers. 90 degrees in antioch. some 70s for santa rosa and napa. 72 at the napa airport. san francisco 60 is, san hoe zane the upper 70s. our live camera, another perspective looking towards the bay bridge. low clouds setting is up here. just is by looking at this, this is not a shallow marine layer. the cloud deck is becoming more defined. that will translate to a cooler forecast for thursday. for the weekend a bit of a bump in the numbers for sunday for the second half of the weekend. when we were talking about the deeper marine layer that will translate 20 in land cooling tomorrow, temperatures down a good four to eight degrees from today. overnight lows will be in the 50s. that will be the plan for san
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francisco. 53 degrees. by lunchtime 61, skies becoming partly cloudy. 65 degrees by 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. that's the headline for tomorrow. it will bely cooler out there, and more cooling for friday and saturday, the two coolest days of the week. that will translate to 70s is inland, maybe approaching the 80 did he have-degree mark. here's the everycast expected first thing tomorrow. temperatures inland at least we're not talking about extreme heat. not triple digits. not even 90s for tomorrow afternoon. oakland 69, livermore 8 4. some more neighborhoods with san jose 76. and these temperatures will check in around 3:00 or 4:00 tomorrow afternoon. san francisco 65 degrees. key headline, we're cooling off into friday and saturday, then we'll bump up those numbers by sunday and into next week. so the fog will cool everybody o. >> mark, thank you. well, speaking of heat, it was a hot summer day at the beach for swimmers and a family of is bears at lake tahoe. check out this video in case
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you haven't seen it. it has been seen is by 10 million people. it was taken in south lake tahoe. you see is mama bear and her two cubs. the bears didn't bother anyone, and no one was hurt, but wildlife experts say is it is a good idea to stay away from the bears no matter how cute they look. >> that bear clearly has no fear of people. so do not help wildlife, do not feed wildlife, do not go take a selfie with the wildlife. it can be incredibly dangerous. >> there are about 250 to 300 wild black bears in the lake tahoe region. they are sometimes found wandering in people's homes and garages. apparently they go to the lake to cool off. >> people were pretty close there. >> they were. coming up, two people
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robbed. five victims in the span of a couple of hours. next, the similarities between all of these attacks. also coming up at 6:00 an update on that out of control wildfire in yolo county, evacuation orders now in place as thousands of acres have burned. claims of a concord school restraining an autistic child have been settled. tonight his mother is speaking out to spark change so this, she says, will never happen again.
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police are looking for two robbers who held up five people within a very short period of time. it happened near the uc berkeley campus. some of the victims were students. ktvu crime reporter henry lee has more on the investigation. >> reporter: it happened quickly. >> my friend is a really smart guy. it was definitely just like minding his own business. >> reporter: that's when his friend was robbed steps from his apartment. >> two black males, teens to 20s. >> reporter: the same two people rob four other victims on the street within the next hour and a half, and in all the holdups the robbers either showed a gun or said they had a gun and stole cell phones.
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>> they hit a few more people while my friend was talking to the police officer. >> reporter: berkeley police say they believe all the cases are related. officers think the robbers may have been in a car. >> we believe that all five in this spree are all linked based on the fact that in some instances it's only a few minutes between crimes. >> reporter: police say there are ways to protect yourself. >> while traveling at night try and stay in well light areas. always better to travel in a large group. >> reporter: the robbers seem to be after one thing. >> taken was two cell phones. >> reporter: a good rule of thumb is don't be texting and tweeting. put the phone away if you can, keep your head on a swivel, and pay close attention to your surroundings. a settlement is following claims of a concord school repeatedly restraining is an autistic child. good evening. i'm ted rowlands. >> i'm heather holmes. frank and julie are off.
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that boy attended a school that specializes in teaching kids with autism. cristina rendon is at that school live with the settlement is and the mother's message. >> reporter: heather, we're talking about seclusions and restraints that occurred between april 2013 and february 2014. the mother says her final straw was hearing her son scream is from here in the parking lot. >> they held me down a lot when i did small things like disrupting the class. >> reporter: this 12-year-old is autistic. he recalls a dark tame when he was nine at the innova center for education. he was restrained 92 times for more than 2200 minutes. >> every time it happened it seemed like it was getting longer and longer the amount of time they held me down for. eventually they took me into a separate room for it.
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>> reporter: she says they were called prone restraints. two to three people would hold her son facedown for an average of 29 minutes a day. >> we kept telling them something is not working. and they would tell us, it is going to have to get worse before it gets better. >> reporter: she said is her son spent more time out of the classroom being secluded. >> it was just a cycle of horrible pain. >> reporter: this report by the u.s. department of education found the autistic boy was restrained for a number of reasons. running into the classroom screaming after stepping indog droppings, throwing a claire and expressing frustration. in one case he urinated on himself during a restraint. recently a claim was settled with anova. >> i feel very proud


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