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>> the city council adjourned their close the section. they provided the team of with direction. they intend to continue the strike tomorrow. >> reporter: what appears to be a new proposal was on the table as of midafternoon. >> the city council did adjourn their closed session. they provided the negotiating team with direction. that direction will be formally presented at the bargaining table within the hour. >> we are going to talk to the city and again based on what it is we'll see if we can get back to work. right now i see nothing seeing us going back to work tomorrow. >> reporter: as this goes on the city loses big money. pleaer maids are no longer on the job along with a whole raft of other services. all the garbage that's building up at the city's many homeless camps. a lot of this garbage attracts rodents. it threatens fire. and it's not a problem that
grows worse each day. it grows worse each minute. one lane of this street is an ever growing junkyard. the trucks and crews that would clean it up lay idle. libraries and senior centers are closed. abandoned cars will remain abandoned. no maintenance work is going on. no building inspections, no crime or traffic reports. pretty much, no nothing. >> what i can say is that the ball is in the union's court. >> and the city just says no. they don't explain y they don't tell us what they can do or how they could meet us halfway. they don't explain why. they just say no. >> reporter: now, the mayor insists that even with all that new cannabis tax money coming in, in 2018, there still won't be enough money to meet the workers' demands. tom vacar, ktvu fox 2 news. >> tom, you said they are still meeting now. if so, how long will they go tonight? >> be. >> reporter: the mayor said they will go as long as they
have to even if it's all night long. that doesn't mean it will settled. >> thank you. here's the comparison between public employee salaries in san francisco and oakland. in oakland, full-time employees have an annual median income of $97,000. in san francisco, workers make less, the median income there $89,000. the difference becomes even more stark when you factor in benefits. oakland workers make $147,000 compared to workers in san francisco who make $118,000 with benefits on average. breaking news in the south bay where a biker on the bay trail spotted a woman's body in the water near baylands park in sunnyvale. the rider called them at 10 a.m. to report the body. the trail was closed for hours as authorities were retrieving the body and conducted their
investigation. they trail reopened at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon. here's a map where it was found in the water near the moffett field golf course and airstrip. at this time no information has been released about the victim or how she died. police in fairfield say a 16-year-old boy was arrested for bringing a loaded gun to school. it happened yesterday. no threat was made to the school or its students. police say the gun had been stolen in a burglary in fairfield. and they did not say how the teen got it. he was also in possession of marijuana. fairfield police are offering $200 to anyone who reports someone with a gun on a school campus. a 4-year-old girl is recovering from a gunshot wound tonight after a drive-by shooting in oakland. her family says that she was asleep in a car when another car drove by and gunshots rang out. candice nguyen is at police headquarters in oakland. how's the little girl doing?
>> frank that little girl was shot in the arm. >> reporter: the child was so in shock, she didn't cry. they are at a loss why anyone would target them let alone a child. these cameras around the 6500 block of simpson street in oakland may hold the key to the mystery of who drove past this home around 9 p.m. wednesday shooting a 4-year- old girl sleeping in a car. >> that's horrible. there are quite a few neighbors right here at this intersection that have children. so it's a concern. >> reporter: the gunshot's uncle tells ktvu the little girl -- the girl's uncle tells ktvu the little girl and family just returned from christmas shopping. some of the kids went inside. the 4-year-old was asleep with her mother also in the car. that's when police say a car drove by and fired multiple rounds. >> i just saw the car speed away after i heard shots.
i heard about 4, 5 shots. and then five or six people were screaming and going up the stairs and got into a vehicle and i just assumed they were going off to the hospital. >> reporter: police say the mother drove her daughter to a nearby hospital where she is recovering. investigators are going over surveillance video but have not released information on a suspect or suspect vehicle. >> the car that sped away, what did it look like? >> an older car with full lights across the back like bright dots. >> reporter: and police say that they do not know the motive for the shooting or who was the target. that is still being investigated. there is a $7,500 reward for information leading to an arrest. live in oakland, candice nguyen, ktvu fox 2 news. >> thankfully that little girl is going to be okay. candice nguyen in oakland,
thank you. new at 6:00 tonight authorities have issued a $125,000 warrant in a case of felony sexual assault against a disabled man. officers are searching for this man, charles ward. he formerly worked at an assisted living center in san leandro called novello's developmental services. investigators say ward allegedly assaulted a male resident in a bathroom at the adult care facility back in march. the victim has cerebral palsy and only communicates while nodding head. he was in the suspects's care at the time. >> we have no other victims but we would be interested if anyone else has information about mr. ward or his activities to please come forward to us. >> investigators say ward quit as officers were going to question him. he has been on the run ever since. he has an address in placerville but his whereabouts are unknown. there will not be a government shutdown this
weekend. congress passed a spending bill today to keep the government open until december 22nd. the measure will fund federal agencies at current levels for another two weeks, postponing the threat of a government shutdown. the idea is to buy time for negotiations on unfinished business on capitol hill. senator al franken announced today he is resigning amid a slew of sexual harassment allegations but the minnesota lawmaker did not offer a full apology saying that some of the accusations against him are untrue. we have live coverage now from washington. fox news' caroline shively is on capitol hill with the details. reporter: good evening. al franken' announcement came this morning and then tonight another member of congress trent franks announced he is getting out, too. the house ethics committee is investigating franks. he says because he made some female staffers uncomfortable when he talked about surrogacy. franks is getting out in january. franken is out in the next few weeks. reporter: democratic
senator al franken resigning after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. >> i know in my heart that nothing i have done as a senator, nothing, has brought dishonor on this institution. >> reporter: franken is the second congressman this week to resign from congress following michigan representative john conyers. in his resignation speech, franken said he was disappointed to go but first took a parting shot at president trump and republicans. >> i of all people am aware that there is some irony in the fact that i am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the oval office. >> reporter: franken also mentioning alabama senate candidate roy moore who the republican party is backing despite allegations of past inappropriate relationships with teenagers.
analysts say democrats are hoping to pit their party's decision to oust accused harassers against what some see as the republicans' decision to overlook them. >> he did the right honorable thing. now it exposes the greater contrast. >> reporter: also tonight, the house ethics committee announced it is investigating blake farn hold another member of congress. $84,000 was paid out of a secret fund in congress after he harassed one of his staffers. julie, back to you. >> thank you, caroline. california democrats have tapped san diego lawmaker toni atkins to take over as president of the state senate next year replacing kevin de leon. atkins will be the first woman to lead the state senate. some say the move will give california more credibility in handling sexual misconduct probings. atkins will need to be elected by the state senate in january. coming up, emotional testimony from a woman who lost friends in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. at 6:30, the latest on the
preliminary hearing of the two men charged with manslaughter. >> i don't know why the prosecution has to ask her about people who have been deceased. >> we are track the southern california winds as well as your weekend forecast which is just around the corner. so i'll see you back here after the break. >> first, after the break, more homes burned and more evacuations. live pictures from the thomas fire in ventura county. coming up we'll have the latest from southern california as two new wildfires erupt. >> and as we go to break, a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. boy, that's the traffic heading into san francisco. that's the non-commute direction. looks like a morning commute there tonight. slow going into the city.
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size live pictures coming to us from ventura county in southern california where fierce winds and bone dry conditions are fueling a massive wildfire that has burned nearly 100,000 acres. santa ana winds could prolong the firefight for weeks. right now at least 5,000 firefighters are said to be involved in the fight against fires in los angeles, riverside, ventura and san diego counties. >> the largest fire is the one we were just looking at burning near ojai in ventura county and tonight there are two new fires prompting evacuations. one is in northern san diego county. the other is near temecula in
riverside county. >> in san diego county, the so- called lilac fire burned 2500 acres with no containment. two people were burned trying to escape the fire. authorities say 20 structures are destroyed. it's burning near fallbrook in camp pendleton. evacuations are set up at a local high school and two nearby casinos. in ventura county the massive thomas fire continues to rage tonight having burned almost 100,000 acres. it's 5% contained. we also have word of the first death associated with the fires down in southern california. officials say a woman's body was discovered in the burn area. all these fires are being fueled by the fierce santa ana winds. in ventura, the thomas fire forced a closure of highway 101, highway 33 and the pacific coast highway. >> we have live team coverage tonight beginning with reporter susan hirasuna who is in ventura. >> reporter: the thomas fire
was brought back to the beach plenty to burn in the storage yard despite the ferocity a man stood by watching his property seeming unemotional even joking with the fire captain trying to get him out. they are worried about possible chemicals stored here. >> i don't know what we're breathing. >> exactly. >> i don't think it's worth it. >> i'll get a good picture. >> reporter: no engine arrived. instead, with storage units aflame, it was a private tanker that came to try to put out the fire. not far away, a fallen tree looked like wood in a fireplace but instead, it is smoldering across from vulnerable homes. then there were periodic explosions. >> it's going to take time. there's another explosion there. >> reporter: and that's what we have heard throughout the day, heavy equipment or other fuel tanks blowing up. it's enough to make residents take matters into their own
hands hosting down houses and hot spots and sad stories even with their efforts. >> one of the guys i work with left to go to st. paula to help someone and when he got back when the fire first started, by the time he got back to his house, it was gone. >> we lost a lot of our farm equipment and our avocado trees. acres and acres of avocado trees. >> crews battling the skirball fire in the bel air neighborhood of los angeles are making progress after winds died down. the fire is now 20% contained. about a dozen structures were destroyed. the getty museum remained closed today and tonight, at least 700 homes are still under evacuation orders. let's go back over to chief meterologist bill martin now for the latest on the conditions that firefighters are faceing. >> we talk to a gentleman from san jose state in the fire lab there and he was saying any
wind over 30 miles per hour is devastating to fires so we have winds over 30 miles an hour. we did have 60, 70, 80-mile-an- hour winds -- here's the live picture of the fire, but winds tonight, julie and frank and everybody else, are going to come up to 30 to 40 to 50-mile- an-hour range so that's above 30 miles an hour and that's going to cause problems for firefighters. and, um, what's interesting when i look at these fires, see again how it's a strip? you notice that? we are talking about topography now. that's a valley or gorge or just a draw. and the winds are funneling. when the winds funnel, that's why it's not burning anywhere else. it's just funneling right through there. in some cases -- i saw pictures today of la conchita which is right on the water, mussels shoals south of carpinteria. the fire had been pushed through these valleys of sorts right out to the water's edge. they are running out of fuel in the ventura fire. the fear now that's i think the most concerning is the
fires in san diego, um, because they do have big wind and they have a lot of fuel to go after. so we'll watch it. let's look at the smoke we had today. a lot of smoke. this smoke obviously, um, coming off the fires. look at this back wrap here. what you're seeing here you can't see all the smoke. it's doing this. and then it's coming back in here with that last bit of blow. so we are seeing smoke in the bay area from these southern california fires all day. we will see a little bit more tomorrow. but just know that if you are smelling it or what have you, that that's what it is. when i come back we'll talk about our weather. the big story is the fires. any kind of wind is bad that high in a fire. authorities say two pit bulls that attacked and killed a chihuahua in san francisco are now in custody. the attack happened november 20th in the crocker amazon neighborhood. the peninsula humane society
says the dogs were picked up in daly city that same day after an unrelated complaint. after seeing news stories about the dog, the humane society got in touch with san francisco officials. the dogs are now with san francisco animal control. authority are still trying to find their owner. new information about a deadlycasion every case of carbon monoxide poisoning in san francisco. >> pretty tragic to watch him die. >> coming up next, what we're learning about the man who died, plus the warning tonight from officials. >> also, stanford's bryce love with a prestigious award. mark with details coming up later in sports. >> plus a car down a hill in the east bay but the driver is nowhere to be found. what we're learning from police.
authorities pulled a car off a hillside on grizzly peak boulevard in oakland today but the drive was nowhere to be found. skyfox is overhead as a tow truck hoisted the damaged vehicle to the road. the guardrail was damaged. oakland police say it's unclear how the vehicle ended up off the road. they still don't know who was driving it. no injuries have been reported in connection with that incident. we are learning more tonight about a deadly case of carbon monoxide poisoning in san francisco. ktvu's rob roth tells us the 78-year-old man is dead. his wife is now in critical condition. reporter: paramedics answered the call on moultrie street on bernal heights just before 4:30 a.m. this morning. people living in the upper units say their carbon monoxide was going off and
that he called 911. their carbon monoxide detector was going off and they called 911. >> we just got it installed in october. so we're really thanking the universe and our management company for, um, for installing that just in time so that we could --i mean, yeah, we're alive. >> reporter: paramedics then checked on the elderly couple living in the lower unit. they knocked on the door. >> we heard that there was a television on. we could hear a beeping consistent with a carbon monoxide alarm. so we forced entry and immediately were able to locate a female victim who was near the door unconscious. she was immediately treated with advanced life support measures and taken to the hospital. >> reporter: she was in serious condition. her husband was found in the back of the unit. >> we started to perform advanced life support measures on him for about 45 minutes. and unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries. >> reporter: the medical examiner has identified the man as 78-year-old evan lammers. neighbors say he had been in poor health. >> he used to have a transport company. he had big trucks but, of
course, he is now retired. so they were --we'll miss him. he was very nice. >> pretty tragic to watch him, um, watch him die. >> reporter: authorities have determined the cause of the carbon monoxide exposure. it was a faulty water heater pilot light. carbon monoxide is sometimes called the silent killer. >> carbon monoxide is going to be odorless, you're not going to see it. >> reporter: firefighters say what happened here illustrates just how important it is for every apartment and home to have one of these, a carbon monoxide detector. and they say there should be one on every level of the building. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu fox 2 news. ktvu fox 2 news at 6:30 is next with a new problem for people who lost their homes in the north bay firestorm. >> you're already hit with the va it.
and then they want to hit you with payments. >> up next tonight "2 investigates" looks into unexpected permit fees causing headaches for people hoping to rebuild. >> plus a spike in burglaries in a normally quiet community in the east bay. we're learning some of these burglaries are anything but discreet. >> plus, from l.a. to vegas, ktvu's paul chambers joins us live from the red carpet with a preview of some of fox's new shows. stay with us. ktvu fox 2 news at 6:30 is next.
but you can. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. authorities in sunnyvale are working to find out more information about a woman whose body was found in the water near the edge of the bay in moffett field. a bike rider called at 10 a.m. finding it. at this time there's no word about the woman's identity. still no resolution tonight to a strike by nearly 3,000 city workers in oakland. the city council met in close the session this afternoon to look at what may be a new proposal to try to resolve this labor dispute but no details were announced. the city's employees union tells ktvu it has not seen any indication of a deal and the strike will continue tomorrow. and a number of fires continue to rage across southern california tonight. these are live pictures of a new fire in san diego county
called the lilac fire. you can see the intensity of this fire. it's burned 2500 acres and is out of control tonight. all across southern california, tens of thousands of people are under orders to evacuate as firefighters try to deal with fierce winds and bone dry conditions. the largest fire is the thomas fire burning in ventura county and we just got an update on that fire. authorities now say 439 homes have been destroyed and that the fight to contain the massive fire could take weeks. >> you're watching ktvu fox 2 news at 6:30. tonight people who lost their homes in the north bay fires are learning that heartache can turn into headaches as they try to get back on their feet. "2 investigates" discovered some homeowners are confused by all the red tape and the unexpected permit fees. our investigative reporter brooks jarosz has been looking into it. reporter: we have received numerous calls amend messages about long lines, costly
permit fees and new charges before fire victims can rebuild. now we're following up. we were in santa rosa visiting numerous neighbors and talking to people about the struggle to rebuild. what we found was differing costs, different fees and red tape following the fires. "2 investigates" questioned sonoma county about what's right, what's wrong and what you need to know. right now, plans are still developing and costs are constantly changing. tonight, we asked for clarification to help those who just want some direction. >> will they have to pay for permits? >> yes. the -- the permit -- the standard permit fees will apply. but the board has adopted a waiver program for anyone who is uninsured or underinsured. >> why not just waive all the these? >> well, because then that would, um, probably cause a large layoff of people. we need the staff to complete the inspections and do the work. >> you're already hit with a
disaster and then they want to hit you with payments. for what? you know. why? >> reporter: many times these costs are covered by insurance. and the county board has made numerous changes, even waiving some permit fees. others will still cost you like having an rv or a trailer on your property. so "2 investigates" will break it all down tonight on the ten o'clock news. >> just so much for people to go through not only that but insurance problems and all kinds of things. brooks, thank you. >> reporter: you're welcome. a woman who had art space at the ghost ship and stayed there from time to time testified today. leah vega who goes by the name swan cried today while talking of friends she loves in the fire. when a prosecutor asked her who was in charge of the ghost ship, she said that it was a collective. derick almena and max harris have each been charged with 36 counts of involuntary
manslaughter in that fire last december. one count for each person who died. >> i was delighted in that answer. and you know, everything else she said was neutral, the saddest thing was to see her break up and start to cry. i don't know why the prosecution has to ask her about people have been deceased. >> vega also testified that she gave her rent money to harris and never saw the landlord. she said they were hiding. we just had to bring the money or else. that's a quote from her. defense attorneys say their clients are being made scapegoats and that an investigation so far has been unable to determine the cause of the fire. the preliminary hearing is expected to last several more days. a judge will then decide whether there is enough evidence to go to trial. police in livermore are warning residents to be on the lookout because of a spike in home burglaries. as ktvu's henry lee test us, some of those burglaries are anything but discreet.
>> reporter: some get in through sliding doors. others through windows . but in the past month, burglars have been breaking into homes another way. >> some instances suspects are kicking in front doors but that's the fast in and out. come up to the house, kick the door, grab your stuff, and go. >> reporter: there have been about a dozen burglaries in the sunset neighborhood in south livermore. >> it's occurring mostly in the morning hours 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. some people are leaving their residences unlocked. if they could check their videocameras and look to see if there's anything suspicious that's come up, one of the best ways to do that is to register their camera systems with us. >> reporter: police are stepping up patrols but they say residents can install alarm and security camera systems to do their part. >> turn them on. people have them but never turn them on. get a security door for your front door, that solid screen door so it puts more of a barrier. >> reporter: trim trees and shrubs to eliminate hiding places for criminals. >> residential burglary suspects kicking open a door to gain entry. >> reading this makes me feel like i think i will double-
check everything and every door and keep our presents out of sight and maybe turn on the alarm that we have. >> reporter: but another resident we spoke to said some criminals are aware of surveillance cameras. >> they're masking themselves so that the only thing you see is the back of the heads. >> reporter: he said he does believe that neighbors should look out for each other. >> we go someplace, we ask our neighbors all around us that we're leaving. if you see a moving truck move up, it's not -- pull up, it's not us. [ laughter ] >> reporter: now, police are encouraging residents to call in anything suspicious including strange cars in the area or unrecognized people at the front door. live in livermore, henry lee, ktvu fox 2 news. coming up, a gunman opens fire at a high school in new mexico killing two students. what we're learning tonight
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went on lockdown. two students and the shooter were killed. but authorities still haven't said how the gunman died. >> our main objective right now is to take care of kids and families. we have counselors on hand to address those needs. we want to start healing process. >> authorities also said they will not release the names of those involved until tomorrow after the families are notified. tonight many people in the small town of about 6500 near the colorado state line gathered for two prayer services to remember the victims. former usa gymnastics team doctor larry nassar was sentenced today to 60 years in federal prison for child pornography. it's now likely the 54-year- old doctor will spend the rest of his life behind bars. he pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual assault. he set to be sentenced for those charges in a michigan
state court next month. in all, more than 140 women have accused him of sexual assault, among them aly raisman and gabbi douglas. new numbers may be dwindling but survivors gathered on the 76th anniversary on the attack on pearl harbor. 20 survivors were joined by sailors, officials and civilians at the uss arizona memorial on oahu, hawaii. more than 2300 u.s. servicemen were killed in the surprise attack by japanese bombers. at a ceremony on the uss hornet in alameda, one veteran a pearl harbor survivor now in his 90s describes seeing the first bombs fall and his search for a weapon to fight back. >> i know this is the beginning of that war they been talking about and we have been preparing for and i'm from a very proud family. and i damn well know that if i'm going to lose my life in this or any other battle of this war, i would want my family and my country to know that i died fighting, not hiding.
[ applause and cheers ] >> the u.s. declared war on japan the next day one hour after president roosevelt's speech declaring december 7th a date which will live in infamy. actor gary sinese rolled out the red carpet in sacramento this morning to thank veterans who fought for their country's freedom. we have more on the honor flight. reporter: this is a moment this world war ii b25 bomber pilot couldn't quite believe. it's a moment actor gary sinese wouldn't have wanted to miss. >> reporter: today lieutenant dan from forrest gump went to sacramento to meet and pick up 33 military veterans, one a pearl harbor survivor on this day december 7th to fly them all to the world war ii museum in new orleans. >> i just want them to know that they are appreciated. and they sacrifice for freedom for all of us.
we all benefit from what he did all those years ago. >> reporter: this was the 8th such time he traveled around the country to host and to thank veterans as part of his soaring valor program. >> it's awesome. >> makes you feel good. >> reporter: but it was the very first time that this b25 bomber pilot got to meet a hollywood star. [ applause ] >> reporter: but beyond the pomp, circumstance and celebrity, this day also offered one veteran a chance to pass along a life lesson he learned after surviving and witnessing war around the world. >> war, violence, this is the answer to our society. there has to be some damn way and the politicians have to do that. >> reporter: his is a hope for peace on an infamous day in u.s. history. today it's being used to thank some of those who fought for freedom with this special flight to the world war ii museum.
in sacramento, mike tesele. mesmerizing listening to them talk and knowing what they went through. he said i'm going down fighting. people are going to know i went down fighting. >> we thank them for their service and so many of the victims, we are thinking about them on this day. several fires burning in southern california including two new ones. live pictures from the lilac fire in san diego. this is one of the new fires that just erupted today. continuing coverage right after the break. >> we are tracking the winds down in southern california and we'll look at the weekend forecast coming up.
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live pictures of a new fire burning in san diego county, the lilac fire. it's out of control. it's burned 30,000 acres. homes are threatened. cal fire says this is growing at a dangerous rate! some homes have already been destroyed. again, many more are threatened threatened. so much of southern california is -- is on fire right now! it's now spread down to san diego county. >> in ventura county the thomas fire broke out monday night one of the largest fires, broke out at 6:30 erupting with the santa ana winds blowing.
they are expected to continue until saturday. 100,000 acres now burned in the thomas fire. 2500 firefighters are battling the flames there. we just got an update a short time ago. more than 400 homes have been destroyed. and that fire right now is still only 5% contained. >> when you look at these pictures of the lilac fire and this fire the thomas fire there in ventura county, what are you seeing? it looks like the whole hillside is on fire and that they are being whipped once again by these winds. >> it's been so long and the winds are back up tonight. as the gentleman from the fire lab at san jose state said in our earlier newscast, any winds over 30 miles an hour is devastating. >> those flames must be huge. this is from a helicopter. >> i know. i keep looking at these flames. if you can see full flame like in the center of the screen there, this could be up to 100 feet high. it's tougher at night to get a scale on it. but the lilac fire concerns me the most right now, um, because when you pull out it
covers a lot of area. it's not necessarily funneled. it's spreading out quickly. it looks fairly urban in that area. if you look at a map, there's homes, a lot of people live back in that area. bedroom community to san diego or what have you. and so you have -- you know, it's a whole 'nother set of dynamics. the ventura fire had a lot of open space that bled into, um, into the, um, urban centers of -- of carpinteria or -- pardon me, ventura and, um, la conchita and those areas. but this area, i think, has sort of -- is not far. it pretty much started in -- not urban, hard core urban but where there's a lot more people. so the concern is the winds will be up tonight. they will go over 30 miles per hour. they go 40 miles per hour perhaps at the high elevations. and it's just like -- i said the other night, we look at both fires, i said the other night, you picture blowing into a fire trying to get the fire going.
it's going to keep ramping up. the biggest thing with this fire i can think of, we talked about it earlier, the duration on this. the event is more than a two or three-day event. we are coming up on 7 days of this -- we will be up on 7 days of this wind after tomorrow. and -- and it's really a problem. the firefighters aren't getting a break. they are not flying fixed-wing aircraft as much as they would like to. i know yesterday they got a bit of a break but you know -- >> this lilac fire began this afternoon near the 15 freeway and highway 76. it's already up to 3,000 acres. we saw the pictures there. it just looks awful. and 1,000 homes are threatened. >> well, -- >> another fire broke out in riverside county so they are far from out of the woods. we were talking earlier about these widespread areas on fire all these embers floating and
starting new fires. >> we are seeing smoke in the bay area from ventura fires. >> oh. >> yeah. that's the first time -- i mean, it's hard to remember that far back. it's rare when you get smoke from southern california fires making it all the way up here. and so, um, yeah, we're sort of in incharted watered. as you look at the -- we're sort of in uncharted waters. as you look at the forecast, people especially in san diego county and in ventura county, there's a lot of -- the state is getting big. a lot of people living in these places. and people are building in places where they never used to build in the '30s through '60s because people knew, even the ancient tribes and indians, you didn't build on ridgelines, you didn't build near a tsunami area along the coast. that's why the mission santa barbara is built on a hill because of tsunamis, built in the 1600s. we have a lot of people living here and we have a lot of people, um, who have moved for
views and other obvious reasons have moved into these areas that have created, you know -- it's not -- i'm not saying it's their fault for being there. these things are becoming more, you know, we are seeing more of these things -- there's more people to -- >> our director melissa is from san diego. and she was just telling me that um, her area is a lot like walnut creek and danville where we have a lot of homes. but you also have trees and walnut groves and what not. >> to get scale on that -- >> note far from camp pendleton. >> melissa from there, goes my parents are being evacuated. or they are supposed to be evacuated. they are trying to get them to go. i think her cousin has been evacuated. so when you have -- that's one person, two touch points. it's a lot of people. a lot of people are affected. >> pictures are just awful. bill, thank you. still to come here, sports. [ laughter ] >> we'll be right back. >> yeah. sorry. i can't make it. it's just my eczema again,
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running back in the country every year. it's the walker award presented in atlanta, georgia by another pretty good running back in his own right, herschel walker who makes the announcement official today. >> the winner of the 2017 award to bryce love, stanford. [ applause and cheers ] >> oh, yeah. love is in the air. the second stanford player other than toby gear heart to win t he did it back in 2009. number 2 will probably win the heisman trophy out of penn station and wisconsin's jonathan taylor ran number 3. love, twelve 50-plus yard rushes this year not done by any fds player in the last decade. he goes to the house as frank says. right there. meantime, the golden state warriors pretty good road trip considering all they have had to deal with the injuries and
such. they are 5-0 going to detroit city tomorrow night trying to polish off the perfect road trip. they will be without that man of course steph curry. the injured ankle. he is back in the bay area now. this is him last night at charlotte. warriors get it together no matter what. no draymond green or patrick mccaw, zaza pachulia left early. kd had a triple-double. they didn't miss a bounce. >> i think the continuity of being together for men areas now helped in situations like these doesn't feel dramatically different even once you're out. it's been a hell of a trip. it's been great to finish it off. probably going to be i would say our toughest game of the trip. >> detroit tough team. they have already beaten the warriors back in oakland. a month and a half or so ago. we are going to talk about the 49ers what would the odds be
that jimmy garoppolo might be in that conversation? yeah. it is just a one-game start for him. but you know what? he is the talk of the town against the bears. if he does it he will start again in houston come sunday against the texans. i'm going to proclaim them the most exciting 2-10 team in football. that's jimmy garoppolo. but there are things to improve on like they didn't score any touchdowns despite the fact they won. so they could be better with their red zone production. kyle shanahan his coach offers his assessment of things. >> i think it's pretty obvious for everyone to see his arm talent how quick he can get rid of it when you make some of the throws he did people get very excited. you have to be realistic. it was one game. he did some really good things in that game. and there's a lot of stuff he can get better at from that game. >> i don't know if you noticed the footwork on that one throw laid the perfect spiral leading the receiver. we haven't seen that around
here in a little while. meantime, giancarlo stanton is still not a san francisco giant. not allowed to report on that front. however a very talented marlin teammate his is moving on. that's gordon all star caliber second baseman trade the by marlins today part of their salary dump that will take place this winter. he goes to the mariners for 3 minor league prospects. robbyrobin cano, he will move to center field. he can move t it. he hits .308. a referee who can slam-dunk during a time-out. not bad. ♪[ music ]
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