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edge of the airport property. there was one person on board. no word on that person's condition. shore bay is closed between holly and cormorant. this is near the san carlos airport. that's holly and 101. but on the east side of the highway. the emergency response is causing much distraction as you can see imagine and traffic is slow past the scene. we are keeping an eye on this one and we'll bring you more information as we get it in. san francisco firefighters are answering a lot of emergency calls but many turn out not to be emergencies. kpix 5's joe vazquez on the responses now taking up most of their time. jo. >> reporter: i'm here at fire station number one the busiest station most of them have nothing to do with battling flames, 30 calls a day. san francisco firefighters on the scene at 7th and market this afternoon but there is no
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fire. the crew is there to take a sick homeless person to the hospital. it's a common scene. in fact, in san francisco only about 1.5% of all fire calls are for house or building fires. about 29% of the calls are for other types of fire emergencies. the other 70% are for medical calls. >> the number of homeless calls have increased. >> reporter: when the bell rings the men and women of the department respond professionally not knowing who they will encounter but when get to the scene they often recognize the caller. >> yeah. we -- we have our frequent flyers who we know by first name. you know? and yeah, it's -- but again, you don't know who is on the other end of the phone when the call comes in. >> often times we are responding to homeless. we are an integral part of that but just a piece. >> reporter: the fire chief says city agencies are working together to come up with creative ways to deal with the volume of 911 calls for
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homeless people. the next door homeless shelter at polk street had a high volume of 911 calls this year about 80 per month. many were not necessarily emergencies. so the city department of public health put a nurse at the shelter and now the number of calls is cut in half. >> the end result is that you have a unit available that much more often as opposed to spending time that we needed on a call that wasn't really what we would typically be responding for. >> reporter: the chief says they are about to revive a program that identifies these frequent 911 callers and gets them services with the city before the fire department ends up having to go to the rescue. in san francisco, joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> new at 6:00, two people suspected of sparking a strip mall fire in santa clara have now turned themselves in. police say that one of them 47- year-old woman was behind the wheel and drove her car into a gas line yesterday. the fire erupted and she took
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off. a total of five businesses were destroyed. kpix 5's devin fehely spoke to customers who came by to survey the damage. >> i was heartbroken that these people that had these small businesses are now left with nothing but a burned building. >> reporter: a burnt blackened ruin all that's left of the plaza after hit-and-run driver plowed into a gas line sparking a fast-moving and stubborn fire wednesday afternoon. the building and businesses appear to be a complete loss. investigators say a security camera captured video of a woman driving an older model white honda accord smashing into the gas line and then speeding away from the scene. >> i think they are cowards. i think that they have no sense of responsibility. i mean, they could have warned somebody. they could have gotten out and told somebody to call instead
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of running. >> reporter: much like a torch leaking gas in a column of flames high into the air, while on the ground firefighters struggled to control the blaze that spread from one business to the next destroying a shopping center that had been a fixture in the community for decades. >> i used the laundromat at one time before i bought a washer/dryer. at one time i get my haircut at the barbershop. one time i wanted to watch a football game at the television and went to the sports bar. >> reporter: some of the business observers returned to survey the damage, too, distraught to talk on camera after their life's work went up in smoke. in santa clara, devin fehely, kpix 5. >> the santa clara county d.a.'s office will soon take over the investigation. a violent confrontation ends with another fatal police shooting in oakland. it happened early this morning near macarthur boulevard and van buren avenue. opd says that's where their officer was viciously attacked. kpix 5's da lin is live for us in oakland, where he spoke with
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witnesses. da, what did they say? >> reporter: yeah, well, police say this was a very dangerous attack and dangerous situation for the lone female officer. we actually obtained radio traffic audio from the female officer as she was describing the attack to the dispatcher and calling for backup. take a listen. [ screaming ] >> i need -- i need -- [ indiscernible ] medical -- i have been shot in the head by the suspect! need an ambulance. >> okay, i copy 940b. where are you? >> macarthur and van buren. please. >> a lot of people saw the attack. police say a man kept swinging a metal chain at a woman police officer. >> the officer was hit in the head multiple lacerations. >> the first swing that he swung hit her on the side of the face. >> reporter: police say the 18-
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year veteran feared for her life and shot the man multiple times. >> she was shaking when she shot him like physically shaking. >> it's extremely stressful. no police officer ever wants to take somebody's life. >> reporter: witnesses say despite the attack the officer used excessive force. >> she might have could have shot him in the leg. anything but shot him all in the chest area stomach area, i think it was a little uncalled for. >> the officers are trained to shoot to stop the threat. ultimately if somebody is in very close proximity to you swinging a chain, it may be very difficult under the circumstances to get the kind of aim it would take to hit somebody in the leg. >> reporter: police say it all started around 6:45 this morning. someone living at a complex at macarthur boulevard and van buren avenue called mine 101 saying a man with a bike chain was trespassing in the garage area. the person tells the dispatcher when he asked the trespasser to leave, the man beat him up. police say when officers arrived, they couldn't find the
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trespasser. two hours later, a female officer came back alone to take a victim statement. as the officer was getting ready to live detectives say the suspect came back to the area and immediately swung the chain at the officer. >> we don't believe there was dialogue before he charged at the officer. >> reporter: anti-police protestors are gathering at the spot of the killing. they are protesting the shooting. they are saying that this was excessive. police haven't released the name of the suspect. as for the officer, she is in stable condition. live in oakland, i'm da lin, kpix 5. some new scrutiny coming for pg&e from top to bottom just weeks from the fifth anniversary of the san bruno pipeline explosion. state regulators approve a wide- ranging probe of that utility. the cpuc's safety and enforcement division will take a look at all aspects of pg&e. the company from operations to safety to the corporate culture
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there, $2 million has been set aside to hire an independent factfinder. in this so-called drought of the century, californians are earning good grades for water conservation. the state water board says we cut overall water use by 31% last month compared with july 2013. and that number far surpasses the amount we saved in june. as well as the governor's 25% reduction. take a look at some of the biggest offenders though. the city of livingston in merced county missed its target by 28.9%. san diego county the utility missed by 27.4%. san bernardino county another district missed its target by 26.5%. turns out our drought may be sparking a new business opportunity. kpix 5's john ramos with how it all stems from free recycled water. >> reporter: if you travel anywhere in east bay suburbia, you might see a lot of these
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odd looking takes in the back of pickups. and there's a good chance they are heading to or from a place like this. >> so i go shopping and i stop here and get a load on the way home. >> reporter: fill stations like this one in dublin are seeing brisk business these days as people search for a way to keep their gardens growing, the demand for free recycled water has turned from a trickle into a flood. >> last year, on a peak day, we would have 250 people come to get water. we thought we were being slammed. already this year we have had over 1200 people come on one day. >> it's free water. it's just my time. >> reporter: that's the real magic in this. people will line up to get 300 gallons of free water. an amount that might normally cost about a quarter. >> it's an example of how crazy this drought has made us because if you use just one gallon of gas to do this, it means you just spent over $3 in order to put 25 cents worth of water on your plants. >> it is kind of crazy. but you're saving water. that's what we need to do in
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california. >> reporter: maybe so. but this guy named wayne is crazy like a fox. he is parking outside the water treatment plant and selling tanks for a cut rate price. >> until somebody making couple of dollars off it, that's what hurt? the city isn't going to go broke. i know that. >> reporter: and apparently neither will he. of course, winter is coming. and if el nino washes away all concerns about the drought, these may become nothing more than tanks for the memories. sorry. in dublin, john ramos, kpix 5. the sanitation district says that some people are making a business out of delivering the recycled water to homeowners. but they say this is strictly prohibited because a mistake in plumbing at your home could cause treated water to get into your drinking water supply. so don't do it. >> tanks for that. heat in the east bay today. check out how dry the hills are looking out in walnut creek. and you know the whole bay area
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is warming up when even san francisco's marina green was full of blue skies. sunbathers, bicyclists out there enjoying it. chief meteorologist paul deanno is here now with how hot it got. >> it got so hot, we need three numbers to talk about the temperatures. triple digits one more time perhaps the last time for a while. appears 102. san ramon 101. antioch 102. menlo park and fairfax two spots that rarely see the 90s you did it today. even ocean beach in san francisco made it to 71. it is a warm uncomfortable evening. the hum of all the air- conditioners away from the water is likely filling the sky right now. pleasanton after a high of 96. it is 88. pleasant hill after a high of 97, it is 88 degrees. and henry ford elementary school in redwood city it is still 8 7. changes are coming. it won't get cold but the hot stuff is going away for a long time. a storm system offshore will
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bring rain to the north and cooler air here. we'll talk about it coming up tonight police are trying to track down a driver who hit and killed a woman and then took off. ♪[ music ] >> coming up, clues police are going on to try to find this person behind the wheel. >> reporter: downtown san jose real estate is on fire! it's artists feeling the heat. i'm mike sugerman. the story is coming up. >> and taking a whack at donald trump. a bay area business profiting a bay area business profiting
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coroner's office has identified the victim as 46-year-old laura yolanda reyes of san jose. now, by all accounts, miss reyes was simply walking down the sidewalk here when a car came southbound barreling down the road here crossing over the lanes and jumping the curb right here. you can see the paint that the police department investigators put down here. you can see the continuing trail of paint as -- marking the spot where the car ended up. it ended up hitting miss reyes and throwing her back into that intersection. at that point, this was a fatal accident. she died here at the scene. and then the car took off. >> we located the vehicle a short distance away. the vehicle was reported stolen. the driver was seen fleeing from the scene on surveillance. the driver is a male in his 20s with a shaved head wearing shorts and a black jacket. >> -- the name of the
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neighborhood, requesting for speed bumps, something to slow the traffic down, to no avail. >> reporter: neighbors have been telling us that they are not really surprised that this would happen here because of all the traffic, the traffic goes through at a high rate of speed sometimes not stopping at this stop sign here. and there are schools and there's a park here welch park. people are crossing all the time. it's a very dangerous situation. in the meantime, back to the police investigation, they are looking for that suspect who escaped on foot here this morning. anyone with information on this is asked to call the san jose police department. reporting live in san jose, len ramirez, kpix 5. the "shrimp boy," raymond chow, loses a round in court today. a federal judge rejecting arguments that chow is being selectively prosecuted while others caught in a government probe were let go. the judge ruled there was no evidence to support that claim. ciao is one of 28 defendants charged -- chow is one of 28
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defendants charged with racketeering and conspiracy. former state senator leland yee and keith jackson pleaded guilty in july. when a new condo goes up another building comes down. in the bay area there seems to be a pattern in which businesses are being forced out. kpix 5's mike sugerman on a san jose shop that just got the bad news from its landlord. mike. >> reporter: veronica, in downtown san jose, they expect $1 billion of construction in the next four years. that's good news for the city. that's a lot of tax money. but not so good news for artists and small businesses. we heard this story before? the question is, is the glass half empty or half full? ch is artists and small businesses are -- san francisco artists and small businesses are getting blown out, that's well known, but the rest of the bay area economy is sizzling as well and gentrification is all
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over. what are you making? >> a big bluefish. >> reporter: she lets off steam by coming here to the bay area glass institute in san jose. it's housed in an old del monte cannery building that houses several spots for artists. but it's set to become about 400 units of new housing. the only glass will be in the windows. and it's an old story in a new place. >> it's no less serious in the south bay than it is going up the peninsula. >> reporter: he is the executive director here looking for other locations. and at least half a million dollars to pay for the move in a market as hot as the 2000 -- >> rent is going up. it's hard to find affordable rent for businesses like ours. >> reporter: it's the place silicon valley was born but has lost its luster to the startup craze in san francisco. now it's facing the same problems and concerns for which, as of yet, there are no answers. >> i think you need a balance.
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and yeah, you need places for people to live but you also need art. you need to have well-rounded people that can add to society. >> reporter: and there's no glassing over it. you think they might have found a place in kelley park in san jose but they are still going to need money. and they have to be out of here by the end of january. in san jose, mike sugerman, kpix 5. everything getting expensive. things heating up except the weather of the it's cooling off. >> oh. the only thing going down now the temperatures. warm is nice. we do warm -- 102? we need a little change from that. you like 102? >> i do like that. >> we have to get veronica to the desert. death valley. [ laughter ] >> what's your favorite temperature? is it one of these numbers? probably. martinez and milpitas two typically cooler places were
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near 100 today. tiburon 87. emeryville 74. sea ranch at 72. point reyes cool at 65. so not everybody was hot. but about 99% of us were. uncomfortable evening if the kids have soccer practice this evening they are probably baking. hopefully they have a shade spot at least for the parents. san jose 64. vallejo 62. a warm night. air-conditioning might be cranking even after midnight but we have changes to talk about. high pressure ridge which kept us hot for most days over the past several that's moving out. now, sometimes it moves out for three or four days and swings back. this may be a couple of weeks if not longer. big-time change allowing something else to move in. that something else will be an area of low pressure giving us cloud cover as soon as this time tomorrow. it will be mostly cloudy. that ridge moves taking the heat with it. a pattern change for the 48 states. cloudy, cool and dreary summer back east. now they get the ridge of high pressure. so what do we get? we get a low that's going to sit off the coastline and spin
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and spin and spin and not move that much for like one or two weeks so cooler getting here for the weekend and cooler- than-average weather likely to last for a while, well into september. so if you like the warm stuff, hope you enjoyed today. tomorrow is going to be warm. after that, done. next we are 70s inland. we may see showers saturday morning. not feeling like january but the hot stuff absolutely is done for a while. >> good. >> you love summer and you love fall so one of you will be happy every day. >> what happened to indian summer? i just don't -- >> we won't get that for a while. speaking of summer, donald trump is helping at least one bay area business this summer
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adults. >> the latino community is a little bit upset, some are angry. so i guess they decided to make a pinata out of him. so people can beat the crap out of him basically. >> reporter: the store owner said it's good fun political satire and at nearly twice the cost of, say, a minnie mouse or pixar woodie piniat it the price of a donald trump pinata doesn't -- doesn't seem to be an issue. >> people will pay 20 bucks beat on mr. fake donald trump. >> best day ever. [ laughter ] >> reporter: lauren wise man is getting one as a present and she is more than just a little excited. >> i literally jumped off the bus and ran in here to buy this. >> reporter: she says that not everyone may want to bust open the pinata. some in her family are offended. she has a backup plan. >> keep it in the house and use it as a voodoo doll or kick and
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punch when frustrate. >> reporter: the owner says so far there hasn't been any question for hillary clinton pinata. but the election is a long way away and anything could happen. the owner here says that while donald trump's ideas may not be his cup of tea at 20 bucks a pop 100 sold so far that's $2,000 he likes that. in san francisco, don ford, kpix 5. >> you know how you can tell it's donald trump? >> no. >> the paper tie. that slick looking tie, man. new poll numbers show that trump is still going strong. coming up we'll tell you about a surprise showing for a candidate who isn't even officially running. >> also ahead, new revelation about the man who gunned down a tv news crew during a live broadcast. how their colleagues are moving forward.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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our top stories tonight, an oakland police officer
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recovering in the hospital from a violent confrontation that ended when she shot and killed her attacker. witnesses say a man suddenly charged the officer and began feeding her with a chain. the officer fired a fatal shot. this is the fourth fatal police shooting in oakland this year. >> a pedestrian killed in a hit- and-run out of san jose this morning has been identified as 46-year-old laura yolanda reyes. police are still looking for the driver. it happened in a residential neighborhood. the car was found nearby with broken tires and a shattered windshield. san francisco's growing homeless population has resulted in more emergency calls that are not really emergencies. the fire department says many of the calls it answers are for homeless people that could be helped in other ways. one possible solution a nurse at a homeless shelter cut calls in half from there. the cbs affiliate in roanoke, virginia is
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remembering two people gunned down by a former coworker on live television. that man who grew up in the bay area. cbs reporter craig boswell takes a look. >> reporter: investigators say the man who ambushed a reporter and cameraman on live tv was armed with ammunition as well as disguises. a search of vester flanagan's car turned up a glock pistol, ammunition, a briefcase with three license plates, a wig and a black hat. flanagan, known on air as bryce williams, gunned down alison parker and cameraman adam ward during a live interview wednesday morning. he later killed himself. wdbj's morning team was back on the air this morning. members struggled with their emotions as they paused to remember their colleagues. >> please join us now in a moment of silence. >> reporter: morning anchor kim mcbroom says it's difficult to move on. >> that's all we can do is just go forward and tell their story and hopefully it doesn't happen to anyone again.
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>> reporter: the staff stood united behind the general manager who told reporters about how flanagan was removed from the building by police when he was fired in 2013. >> he handed a wooden cross to the news director on the way out, who was at that time dan dennison and he said you'll need this. he also made a derogatory comment to adam ward the news photographer he killed yesterday. >> reporter: flanagan had been fired from other jobs but wdbj had only received positive references when he applied. police say he became a person of interest after texting a friend he had done something stupid. craig boswell, cbs news, moneta, virginia. >> the general manager of wdbj says flanagan did not have any confrontation with former coworkers when he saw them around town in the 2 1/2 years since he was fired. flanagan worked here at kpix as a production assistant in the '90s and graduated from san francisco state university and skyline high school in oakland.
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tropical storm erika has killed four people on the caribbean island of dominica. three deaths occurred during a massive mud slide and floods have brought waves every water through the streets sweeping up cars. check out the strength of the flash flooding. a river of water flowing down a street. that's why officials are telling people to stay put. residents are also struggling with power outages and water shortages. the storm do impact florida by late sunday. president obama was in new orleans today. he is marking the tenth anniversary since hurricane dolores hit the crescent city. he received a warm welcome in the historic trem may area. he was one of -- it was one of several neighborhoods inundated with floodwaters that left more than 1800 people dead. today, newtown homes line the streets.
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>> new orleans is coming back better and stronger. working together we are providing housing assistance to more family than before the storm with new housing and vouchers and we'll keep working until everybody who wants to come home can come home. >> the region is now home to a $14.5 billion levee system, that includes a massive water pumping station, floodgates and a 3-mile floodwall. campaign 2016 a new poll could potentially shake up the race. it shows donald trump gaining strength, hillary clinton losing momentum, and a surge in support for a politician who is not even officially running yet. mark albert has the numbers. >> reporter: donald trump has not yet won an election but he is defeating all his gop rivals. >> i'm leading by a lot. >> reporter: a poll finds the billionaire now at 28% more than double his closest republican competitor. and well ahead of jeb bush, who has become trump's favorite target. >> i used to think he was like
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the guy that you had to beat. but he is like mired down. he is going down fast. >> reporter: tim malloy with quinnipiac says the poll is also good news for vice president joe biden who is still considering a run for the white house. he matches up better than anybody against all the candidate, gop or democratic. it's a very positive survey for joe biden. >> reporter: the democratic front-runner remains hillary clinton. but she has lost 10 points in the past month. >> we're going forward, we're not going back! >> reporter: at a rally in ohio, she hammered away at republicans, especially their views on women's health. >> extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups. but it's a little hard to take coming from republicans who want to be the president of the united states. >> reporter: republicans immediately denounced her statement and called on clinton to apologize. mark albert for cbs news,
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washington. >> the quinnipiac poll also asked voters for one word to describe the leading candidates. voters picked the word liar for clinton, arrogant for trump and bush for bush. trump and clinton have the highest percentage of voters who say there's no way they would support them. the polls may show carly fiorina surging but that may not be enough for a place at the table at the next presidential debate. she may miss the cut again. cnn will determine who gets the podium by averaging nine polls, most were taken before she moved from 14th to 7th place. her campaign is asking cnn to reconsider. still ahead, help wanted in construction. what's fueling the demand,,
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new cholesterol drug out there has been given the okay by the fda. it's called [ non-english language ] it's an injection. and it is designed for patients with extremely high ldl levels due to genetics or because of past medical issues. it's made by amgen in southern california. it comes with a big price tag, $14,000 a year. there was a string of suspicious fires this morning in one bay area city and tonight police are on the hunt for a possible firebug. i'll have that story for you tonight on bay area nightbeat; come join me at 10:00 on our sister station, kbcw 44/cable 12. ♪[ music ] still ahead, feeling lucky? california lottery's newest game may have you digging deeper into your wallet. but is the potential payoff
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worth it? >> as we head toward fall, there are two ways we can cool down, one get a rush of air coming in from the chilly ocean. we all cool down. or bona fide cooler air from the north. that cooler air is coming. beautiful day at ocean beach today but get ready to get cooler. find out when and for how long next. >> hey, straight ahead, what do the giants do for the first time ever at at&t park? fellas from indy racing are from here and what could possibly stop the fastest man in the world? you don't have to look it up. i have those answers in sports. stick around. ,,,,,,
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right now there are more new construction jobs in california than any other state in the country.
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reporter ron jones explains what is fueling the need for skilled workers. >> reporter: you're advised to wear your earplugs in this building. [ noise ] >> reporter: the nonprofit northern california construction training is making sure students measure up to the task and training is free. >> looking to make a career change. >> reporter: this sacramento native couldn't pass up this opportunity. it's putting food on the table. shortly after the economic and housing crisis of 2008, instructors here say many of their power tools fell silent. workers were forced to find new construction jobs or careers. but the job opportunity are back especially in california. according to the associated general contractors of america, california is doing better than any state in the union, adding more condition ,
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instruction jobs better than texas, florida and washington state. >> i get contractors calling me saying hey we're in need of people. >> reporter: nathan an instructor here says he can't get students through the program fast enough. the demand from contractors is overwhelmed. there's never enough students to send them out when they are ready to go to work so there's a lack. >> companies call up and say we need five guys and as long as you're doing everything we need to do here you have no problem finding work. >> that was ron jones reporting. in the meantime, high risk, high reward. the california lottery just started selling a 30-dollar scratcher. the prize, $10 million. the owner of this southern california liquor store says the scratchers have been selling well. >> how would you wife feel if you came home with a $30
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ticket. >> i don't think i would tell her. [ laughter ] >> the odds of winning are twice of the dollar scratcher. for now the lottery has plans to print 20 million of the $30 tickets with three chances to win the jackpot. a need to keep up with your hipster slang? this is what you'll find in the new oxford dictionary online. hipster. that's new for me. they include manspreading. that's when men take up too much room on public transit. paul, what about women? kind of -- >> i'm not going there. [ laughter ] >> hangry, hungry and angry. >> awesomesauce. >> that's not a word. >> and rando, random person. >> bad day for the english language. mark it down. august 27th. very bad day for the english language. i am hangry right now. let's look at the temperatures. out of all of these numbers the
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lowest one sticks out to me the most because in pacifica today, lindsay patton said it hit 80 degrees on the water in pacifica. 102 in san ramon. bill in orinda 95 degrees. lee in nap that 99 degrees. hot but it's not going to stay hot. we are going to get cooler as you will see coming up in the forecast. would you call that an awesomesauce view? i hope not. that's angel island, alcatraz. still, 94 right now in livermore. still 91 in santa rosa. 82 san jose. uncomfortable if you don't have air-conditioning in san francisco. chances are you don't have air- conditioning if you live in san francisco. tropical storm erika making its way toward puerto rico. it's going to be a significant weather event for the east coast of the u.s. likely somewhere the east coast of florida. look at the cone there. the five-day forecast cone envelopes much of the east coast of florida to
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jacksonville. a landfalling hurricane a possibility back east by monday morning. overnight tonight, 62 in oakland. san jose 64. napa 59. pattern change is coming. the first change will be about 18 to 24 hours from now. we'll go from beautiful blue sky to beautiful cloudy conditions. clouds are going to be rolling in wrapping around this area of low pressure and this guy is going to be here for a while because our ridge is sliding east. it will do this sometimes but the thing about this pattern change is all computer models say once it's gone, it's gone for a while. we're talking like perhaps two or three weeks some of the long- range computer models. this is wonderful news. this is cooler air. it's more humid air a lower fire danger and it may eventually as we get into september give us some widespread rainfall. a chance of a few showers as early as saturday morning as a weak boundary moves through. not buying the stuff in the east bay and south bay. a little rainfall in sonoma county, lake county and napa county saturday morning so we are not as hot tomorrow. we increase clouds. couple of showers saturday morning mainly in the north bay
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and then once we get cool we'll stay cool. the cooldown begins tomorrow but we are still above average. concord 92. san jose 87. union city 85 degrees. san ramon 101 today. 92 tomorrow. so about 10 degrees cooler. still warm in the city. 77 in san francisco. mill valley you hit 87. and clearlake 90. showers in the north bay saturday but the temperatures are dropping and staying down away from the water not even hitting 80 degrees by the middle of next week. a change if you like,,,,,,,,,,
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baseball up top. giants handling their business. they have to, to keep pace with the dodgers. you sit close to the base? the bat! i love the ladies reaction. cubs again today. pitchers not foresee this athlete. but look at this. madison baumgarner contorted his body to field this one. not athletes, huh? somehow, he got the out. expensive seat view of this hit. a 3rd inning blast from marlon byrd his second home run as a giant a three-run job.
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5-1. madbum master full. down the when russell in the fourth. christian in the fifth looking. then rizzo waves at it in the sixth. 12 strikeouts in just six innings. got his 16th win. 8th inning newbiy tomlinson, a gran slam for his first career major league big fly first time at at&t park. the giants have hit 7 grand slams in a single season here. tomlinson and the giants won the game and season series 9-2. cardinals in tomorrow. the giants kept pace with the victorious dodgers 2.5 out in the n.l. west 5.5 out of the second wild card spot. left to ride castroneves, montoya, new garden, will power, scott dixon before the game. the indy race car series has
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hit san francisco area. after that irl trophy the indy race is sunday at sonoma raceway but can any of these drivers hit a curve ball? >> to be honest, i think gardner is the biggest baseball fan. he played like 13 years and he was like -- the rest of us we're all foreigners. >> i can't hit the ball. i can't throw it either. so -- and i don't understand the game. i like to come and see and check it out and hopefully the fans from baseball can go and watch us at the racetrack. nba sad note. darryl dawkins died of a heart attaining. known for his ferocious dunks the shattered backboards his nickname was chocolate thunder. dawkins was just 58. awkward segue back to the game. jim harbaugh had been prepping his wolverines for the september 3 opener at utah. he did take a break from running camp long enough to speak to the media for the first time since camp opened. among the topics, harbaugh nearly hanging up on a recent
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call from michael jordan. >> phone cut out. who is this? and, um, said this is michael jordan. i said come on! [ laughter ] >> come on who is this really? [ laughter ] >> he says, this is -- he says this is michael jordan. i said the real michael jordan? [ laughter ] >> so yeah, that's kind of -- kind of how it went. but it was, um, it was really cool. sarah was very, very impressed that, um, michael jordan called me. >> harbaugh's former team is in denver this weekend. you can see the 49ers at the broncos right here saturday night beginning with our pre- game show at 4:30. usain bolt went down! that's after he won the 200- meter dash at the world championship in beijing. here it is again. >> mama mia! >> the photographer just stumbled off that segue that he
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was following him in. clipped the fastest man in the world! apparently it looked worse than it was. bolt laughed about it later. >> you all right? >> yeah. >> what happened? >> oh, you're cut up there. >> it wasn't as bad. hopefully [ indiscernible ] [ heavy accent ] >> this is scary. watch this. this is you right now coming up behind you. guess you didn't know he was there until right now. >> i don't know what happened. oh, he went on the side. oh!! took me out like! bro! >> love the, bro! >> what are you doing? >> i don't think i have ever seen a photog on a segue. >> trying to get the shot. >> there are more questions than answers. >> for news throughout the >> for news throughout the evening we'll try to figure it just by switching to progressive. so you'll be bringing home the bacon in no time. sorry.
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