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gives you a good indication of the depth. the marine layer at the transamerica pyramid, clouded in that deck of low clouds and fog at 700 feet and we will remain cloudy to lunch. at the beach, 50s and 60s, and it's 61 in sap jose. number wise, slightly warmer than yesterday. 60s and a sliver of sunshine at the beaches and 80s around the peninsula. san jose, 83 degrees and upper 70s in fremont and union city and newark. otherwise, the east bay numbers, 82 in benicia to 95 in brentwood and discover bay. numbers in the 60s through the 70s and into the 80s but in lake county, climbing up to 98
degrees. the full forecast coming up, but right now, over to rocky. thank you, ro. the altamont pass, yesterday, this was a hot spot and now, it's just your regular morning commute out of tracy. cars are driving through about 34 miles per hour and here's a look at the toll plaza, looking good, carquinas bridge to the maze westbound about 20 minutes. guys? a suspected arsonist is in custody in connection with the so-called clayton and other fires. the landscape has changed completely with fires burning 4000 acres and burning 175 homes. ann an--anne makovec has the latest. anne? >> reporter: the good news is firefighters have a good handle on the fire even though it's 5%
contained. a lot has laid down overnight. the arson suspect, he is going to be arraigned tomorrow. damin pashilk, a 40-year-old clear lake man is in jail on charges of arson with enhancement because of the destruction of homes and businesses. and the destruction is that block of buildings in lower lake that were burned down. the official word is 175 as michelle just mentioned. but a cal fire spokesperson told me that the number will be in the 100s when they finish their damage assessment. 4000 people are still under evacuation orders, and they are
talking about their loss. >> to see my home burn down is heart-wrenching. >> reporter: the fire has burned 4008 acres, more than 6 square miles and is 5% contained. temperatures, very cool overnight, and firefighters will send up helicopters when the sun comes up to get a better view from the area of how much damage was done. anne makovec, kpix 5. we know that governor brown declared a state of emergency. how will that affect lake county? >> reporter: it helps to cut through the red tape. these people obviously need a lot of help. so it will give firefighters more resources to make sure this is out and it will stream line the process for people to get the help they need, state and even federal funds.
>>thank you, anne. a dozen bay area lucky stores are raising funds for the american red cross and their efforts to help those affected by the fire including marin, sonoma, napa, solano, and mendocino counties. they can donate any amount at check out and donations will be printed on their receipt. on our sister station, the good day show is teaming up with the red cross to raise money to help the victims. you can watch good day on kbcw 44 and you can call the red cross and earmark donations for the lake county fire. lanes on highway 1 are back open after cal fire had concerns about trees that were damaged in smoke and flames
might fall on to cables. the lanes were set to re-open until 5:00 last night. the crews waited to re-open them until they were sure the area was safe. we are learning the identity of a man who drowned over the weekend. jason zumbo was called from the water at 6:30 on 6:30 sunday evening. he was pronounced dead at the scene. it's unclear if he had a medical issue in the water. a man was caught as he was sunday to have been pulled off another bank job. he is known as the dreaded bandit because of the wig he wears in the robberies. policesay he is 57-year-old andre mitchell brown. they nabbed him and his get away driver last friday as they were allegedly getting ready to
rob another bank in the richmond district. in milwaukee, the city is finally calming down after a man was shot and killed by police on saturday. hundreds gathered in sherman park but they did not cause any damage. it was a different scene the night before when protesters clashed with police and torched businesses. last night, a 10:00 p.m. curfew was implemented for anyone underage 18 which they think helped. >> a great deal of improvement over the first day. it's a tribute to the community and the department. >> an autopsy showed sylville smith was shot twice. officerssay he was armed when they fired at him after a traffic stop. a new vaccine law might spell trouble for students who lack the right spots.
kpix 5's jackie ward is live with more on the vaccine debate. >> reporter: kenny, you can imagine some parents are not taking this lightly, and a federal judge is expected to make a ruling on this next week. meantime, many students are turned away from schools for not having the vaccines. the law that went into effect last month eliminates the personal belief and denies school enrollment for any student who has not received the vaccine for 10 diseases and whooping cough. >> i had a grandmother had polio. vaccines are critical. >> i don't want someone telling me what i have to do with my child and put things into my child's body. >> school districts like folsom- cordova are worried that hundreds of students need to be
vaccinated. free clinics will be offered until the end of the month. some are home schooling their kids as a way around while others made sure to get their paperwork exemption in to vaccinate at their own pace. jackie ward, kpix 5. as kids spend the week catching up with classmates, many districts are on the hunt for qualified teachers. the president of a san jose teacher's association estimates that california is short of 10,000 teachers and oakland unified is offering a a $1,000 signing bonus. and it seems that qualified applicants are buying in. >> to get the first payment as soon as you start working as a bump, people are excited about that.
>> very close to being 100% staffed going into the school year which is fairly unprecedented. >> teachers have the power when it comes to location. there are dozens of openings in nearly every bay area district. the time check, 5:09. we are seeing right now that the drought can cause dangerous conditions in the state but new research says it's not all that bad. >> and a new statue going up in the bay area isn't finished yet but already has a lot of people talking. we'll show you the meaning behind it. >> and good morning. we'll be slightly warmer than yesterday. wait follow you see when the hottest day of the week will be. it's a good time to head into the city right now. looking good. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
let's walk together to make an even bigger impact and end alzheimer's for good. good morning and thank you so much for watching kpix morning news. wow. that's dark out there. what happened? it's a deep pa reason layer at the transamerica pyramid. those clouds will have an affect on your tuesday coming
up in four minutes. it's a curtain call for a beloved casino, the riviera. las vegas city leaders said it was demolished to make way for a new convention center. it was home to headliners like lib ratchy and dean martin. people in the south are bracing for another round of rain as they try and clean up from deadly flooding n louisiana, at least 7 people have died and 20 others arrested. >> reporter: floodwaters just south of baton rouge continued to rise overnight as the elite river began creeping over the roadways. the mayor joined sandbagging efforts, trying to save homes from taking on water. >> we are not going to give up. we are going to stay until the
bloody end and rebuilt. >> reporter: the elite river is one of many left dangerously high following historic flooding. this displaced resident broke down in tears seeing the destruction to her home for the first time. others are breathing a sigh of relief. she and her dog, sassie, were rescued from a good samaritan over the weekend. >> couldn't do it from the boat. so i just jumped in. had to do what i had to do. >> i am just thankful and blessed. >> reporter: many residents who lived through hurricane katrina are having to start over a second time. >> i lost my mom, too. things are just recurring over again to me in my mind. >> reporter: more than 20,000 people have been rescued since flooding began on friday and
the danger is over. scattered storms and showers in the forecast through the end of the week. don champion, cbs news, baton rouge, louisiana. >> more than 30 parishes have been declared disaster zones. governor edward will discuss recovery efforts. the drought has forced farmers to push agricultural techniques. that means many acres are purposely left alone to recover. california has 80,000 acres of fertile land compared to last year. >> we'll see some ag culture in different parts of the state because of this. >> and leaving that land untouched comes with a hefty price tag for the industry to
the tune of $603 million according to researchers' economic analysis. 5:15 and a check on the roads to see how it's looking. michelle, it's look good compared to yesterday. a live look at 101 in millbrae. you can see here just past the airport, and let's head toality month pass, a huge problem area yesterday but this morning, the regular commute and a look at the nimitz freeway, the maze northbound, 15 to 20 minutes, and here's a look at the san mateo bridge from hayward to the peninsula, westbound, 13 minutes. the bay bridge toll plaza looking good, hey, ro. hey, roqui. we'll check in after aches:00
-- 6:00 a.m. to check on the possibility of airport delays. right now, temperatures in the 50s and 60s and winds pretty much under 10 miles per hour at this hour. we have a weather watcher telling us 54 in san francisco and george hughes, he is checking in while fighting the clayton fire, and we thank you so much for your service. the air quality, moderate, good quality right now, but when the winds rotate later today, everyone should see haze in the atmosphere. that will affect the east bay and south bay and we are talking about the surface wind profile. and winds southeast at 15 in the lake county area, so a lot of haze and smoke in the atmosphere north of the golden gate bridge. temperatures in the lake county
area, 98 degrees and the humidity is dropping between 15 and 30%. just about as hot if not hotter for wednesday. the coast is not clear. we had clouds hanging tight and saturating the bay. inland, we have conden situation 40 miles inland in the form of drizzle. another low that will affect the forecast by the end of the week, by until then, high pressure providing us with temperatures warmer than what we experienced on monday. smoky conditions for monterey bay, and mid to high 90s for davis, sacramento, merced, and modesto, fresno, triple digits. 80 and dry in the high sorryar. 103 in redding. we'll shave off 2 minutes of daylight hours today.
60s at the beaches and sunshine in pacifica and sunshine in the half moon bay area and daly city. and 60s and 70s around the lip of the bay, and 70s and 80s north of the golden gate bridge, spot on for this time of year, and temperatures, 3 to 4 degrees above average in brentwood and discovery bay, and the tri valley as well. and pretty much a repeat performance for wednesday and then the low will kick through on thursday and drop down temperatures and bring us seasonal readings by the weekend. we have baseball, the boys of summer tonight. i don't want to talk about last night, dropped another one. it wasn't very good, was it? they only won like 9 games since the all star break? >> i was there on sunday and stayed medical the end of the
game and they lost 8-7 in 9 innings, gave up 3 in the 9th. >> we know. you know why? your cheeks are red. >> of the one day i forgot a hat. >> we told him. >> he wasn't listening. he wasn't listening to you. >> i will listen. >> that's what his wife says, he never listens. piece by piece, a 55-foot statue is going up at the san leandro campus. >> it's a naked woman, and right now, you can only see her legs but she will soon be in her full birthday suit. the sculpture makes a political statement, apparently, signaling that women are under represented in the industry. and some locals say that her body should be a bit less visible. >> i really like it. i think it's a beautiful sculpture. the art cyst talented.
-- artist is talented. i am not sure if that's appropriate for public display but maybe more for a museum. >> the sculpture should have all the pieces done by mid-80. i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, jim harbaugh doesn't like too many questions about his players. the media found that out. and the giants have fallen and can't get up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
good morning, everyone. former giants' pitcher ryan vogelsong made his return to at&t last night after being hit in the face with a pitch. it doesn't surprise his old friends. >> a true testament to who he is, what he stands for. he is just a beast. he took a rough shot and came back stronger than ever. >> vogel song got a huge ovation from the at&t crowd. starling marte scored 1 run. it could have been more but a fan reaches out and takes the baseball. he was escorted out. pirates led 7-4. bottom of the inning, 2 on for eduardo nunez but mc mccutchen, that ends the
inning. the giants are half a game over the idle dodgers. as lose to texas last night, and jim harbaugh defended two michigan players but had no interest in giving the names when asked by the media. >> i know you like to ask a lot of questions, but we'll handle that internally. >> how long of a suspension? >> that's why i don't give you the information. you are never satisfied. you want a second question, a third question, a fourth question. thank you. good? thanks a lot. >> harbaugh not happy and eventually, the names were released. i watched the newscast of that press conference, very legitimate and fair questions. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. major league baseball, boston and cleveland, and check out this catch by the red sox's mookie betts. look at him go, the
athleticism, stumbles and a graceful catch. boston goes on to beat the indians. cleveland indians; right? uh, yeah. that's our play of the day. a new law is requiring all california students to be vaccinated or they may be turned away. how parents are fighting back next. and as we continue to assess the damage from the clayton fire, word that it was set on purpose. we'll tell you about that man arrested next. ,,,,,,,,,,
a fire that has destroyed at least 175 homes and buildings. more from the fire lines in lower lake. and four bay area men are lucky to be alive after their boat capsizes on lake tahoe. good tuesday morning from the kpix weather center. it will be warmer today than yesterday but not as hot as tomorrow. and good morning from the traffic center. the bay bridge, toll plaza metering lights are on. how the bay bridge toll plaza traffic will be, we'll tell you. good morning. it's tuesday, august 16th. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm kenny choi. a man is charged with starting the devastating clear lake fire. this is a look at the before and after of the destruction. it has destroyed 175 homes and buildings. as of now it's only 5%
contained. let's go to kpix 5's anne makovec live at lower lake. anne? >> reporter: kenny, you can see the activity here on main street, lower lake. the man accused of setting this fire will be arraigned tomorrow. here is his picture, damin anthony pashilk. the 40-year-old is in jail on charges of arson carrying enhancement because of the destruction of homes and businesses. the destruction from the clayton fire is vast in lake county. entire blocks of buildings in lower lake were burned down. the initial word as kenny mentioned, 175 buildings burned but a spokesperson told me yesterday that the final number will likely be in the 100s. some of the people evacuated gathered at twin pines casino. and one woman recognized him as the neighbor of an
acquaintance. >> she believes help burnt her place and now they arrested him on arson. >> reporter: fire burned 400 acres, more than six square miles and is officially 5% contained. that number will likely change this morning when cal fire sends up helicopters to get a better view of the behavior from overnight. luckily, the temperatures are cool in lower lake. anne makovec, kpix 5. as the clayton fire spreads, one hospital in clear lake is being extra careful about the patient's safety. st.helena transferred all of their patients to keep them out of harm's way and will be cared for at smaller facilities that the hospital owns. >> it's operating wonderfully and able to respond at our out-
patient sites, community members and evacuees. >> the clayton fire hasn't reached the hospital but it's not clear when they will resume normal patient care. and multiple districts are not taking chances on student safety. schools in clear lake and lower lake will be closed for the week. an update is expected on friday. time check, 5:33, and let's get a check of weather and traffic. and we had a century ride scheduled but canceled it due to the valley fire last year. and guess what this year? >> canceled again. >> winds today out of the southeast at 15 in that area and the air quality is deteriorating due to the fire to the north and the soberanes fire to the south. good morning, everybody. our visibility has been deteriorating due to areas of drizzle and it's around the
transamerica pyramid. you can barely see a portion of it meaning that the ceiling is roughly down to 500 feet and that means delays at sfo. we'll keep you posted. 50s and 60s, and 62 in san jose from the south bay to the north bay and all points in between, updated air quality, moderate from the coast to the bay and inland. 60s at the seashore, barely any which you wering wind. it's a warmer day than 24 hours ago, temperatures in the 80s to low 90s. good morning, milpitas, newark, union city, high 70s and low 80s. east bay numbers in the meant tos -- 90s in the tri valley, warmer than yesterday. a southwest and west wind in concord, clayton, and walnut creek in the low 90s. north of the golden combat
bridge, mid-60s in stinson beach with a hint of sunshine to 80s in the valley, and up to 103 in ukiah. the clayton fire region up to near 98 degrees. we still have the hottest day of the week coming up and we'll feature that at about 48 after the hour. roqui? thank you, ro. 5:35. you guys are driving safe this morning. i'm proud of you. a look at altamont pass. it's looking good 680 westbound, 15 to 20 minutes. here is the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on. we are seeing backup in the line there is and hopefully t -- it won't back up into the maze. a look at nimitz, 238 to 80 northbound, 16 minutes and both directions are looking clear and a look at the san mateo bridge, hayward to the peninsula, 880 to 101. police are looking into a
fatal shooting in east san jose. officers were called to regional medical center after 6:00 yesterday evening after two gunshot victims arrived. one victim died at the hospital and the other, injuries not considered life-threatening. at lake tahoe, four young men find themselves wading in the water, lost and cold after midnight. but they are still alive thanks to a cooler and a seat cushion. you can see they were wearing board short when is they went out on a rental boat. the men could only cling to their cooler and seat cushion. neighbors heard faint calls for help, and search teams were stunned at what they saw. >> we get called out for boat rescues often but nothing as i
guess as spectacular as this one. >> one tahoe district firefighter said that the guys would probably have drowned if crews hadn't spotted them in the next half hour. san francisco's transit experts decide what should be done with mission street. the board is looking at ways to make traffic flow smoothly. they have designed transit only transit lanes. some drivers say that the tweaks have made it trick tow travel down mission. more than 65,000 people use the roadway every day and the chasm has to -- change has to improve traffic flow. kids are packing their lunches and heading back to school but some of them are getting sent home if they don't have the proper shots. kpix 5's jackie ward is live in the newsroom to breakdown the vaccine law.
>> reporter: michelle, vaccines are always a hot topic and now the law is upsetting a group of parents who are taking this to court. the which were --children have to be up to date or risk being turned away. a new law went into effect last month, and marin has some of the most unvaccinated students in the bay area. the county has passed a ban on the exemption. >> i understand, but i think there is a community responsibility part of vaccinating which were. >> reporter: a lawsuit is saying that the new law is strinch ept and also too vague as it leaves how to implement the law up to individual school districts. free vaccine clinics will continue throughout the rest of
the month. jackie ward, kpix 5. hillary clinton will continue to campaign in pennsylvania while donald trump will promote his new anti- terror plan in wisconsin. he continues to blame hillary clinton and president obama for extremists. >> he is talking about letting syria become a free zone for i cyst and talked about sending ground troops, american ground troops that. is off the table as far as i am concerned. >> she lacks the mental and physical stamina to take on isis. >> clinton's running mate, tim cape, -- kaine rallied in north carolina. hatching today, a navy ship is getting a new name in honor of san francisco supervisor
harvey milk, an oiler designed to bring fuel to navy ships at sea. this is the first time in history that the american military honored a gay leader. airbnb is lending a hand to help those in need. we have more in this morning's trending topics. >> reporter: keny, the markets will open at a record high. the dow jumped 59 points yesterday and the nasdaq rose 29 and futures are pointing to eye lower open in about 60 minutes from now. warn -- warren buffett has a bigger appetite for apple. but this comes as other investors are selling apple. this could be a sign that apple's growth is slowing down and is now considered a value
stock. airbnb is activating the disaster response tool in areas affected by record flooding in louisiana. it will let people offer their homes free of charge. and american airlines is turning to a panel of advisors from the entertainment industry to attract customers. some ideas, offer salads and other food options. can non-celebs get that? >> jill, i know. and a lot of people are getting ready to drive to work and audi wants to make it less a moiing to -- annoying to sit at a red light. >> reporter: it would let drivers know how long they have to wait for a light to turn from red to green. this could make driving more relaxed. they will be partnering with different cities and should be
available next year. kenny? >> interesting concept. it gives you an idea of you should take another bite of breakfast in the morning. >> reporter: exactly. do more makeup. >> jill wagner from cbsmoneywatch.com, thank you. we need that extra time. a report of a strange animal in a bay area neighborhood has residents sounding the alarm. this is your moment, this is your time. i believe in you. congratulations bro on a job well done. i'm so proud of you. you are amazing. ♪
the full microclimate forecast is less than 4 minutes away. guests at certain hotels should keep a close watch on familiar records after aci hotels and resorts found malware in their system. the list includesly s -- includes hyatt, westin, marriott, and intercontinental employees in many state. >> i would think a large company would go out of their way not to have these things happen. >> the company has handled the situation, and customers can use payment cards without concern. silicone valley tech workers are getting an extra holiday to ensure they will show up to the polls in move no. nearly 180 startups and venture
capital firms have pledged to give them the voting day off. only 54% of eligible voters turned out for the 2012. >> as a tech employer, i want to attract people to the bay area but for me to attract people to the bay area, they need to immigrate here safely and they need to be able to live here. >> other companies are agreeing to help america reach 80% voter turnout by 2020. one of our viewers was hiking with his daughters when they saw something that you don't see in fremont. >> reporter joe vasquez brought a mic and in the this man to hear the story firsthand. >> a 4 and a half, 5-foot
alligator. >> reporter: what was it doing? >> kind of looking at us and would moves it right leg. >> reporter: todd meyers was not kidding us, and unfortunately, joe wasn't able to spot the alligator but cops caught sight of the creature briefly, and animal control officials are trying to figure out how the animal got there and how they can catch him because they are not meant for the bay area. next time you're hiking in the area, be aware of your surrounding. >> you know, a lot of times take them as pets, as babies. as they grow, they discover oh, wait. i can't handle an animal like this. >> that was obviously somebody's pet as opposed to the mountain lions that run freely and roam. >> mountain lions and now alligators. >> i'll avoid both. thank you.
how's it looking on the roads? not too bad. this is a major trouble area. altamont pass at 680, as you can see, traffic is moving at 8 miles per hour. so pretty slow there and a look at the south bay travel times headed from san jose into the pee nips last the south bay travel times, taking about 15 to 20 minutes. cars are driving at 24 miles per hour and a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on. how's it looking, ro? roqui, it's fuzzy outside. we have areas of low clouds and fog and the camera lens is
fuzzy. some pockets with a deep marine layer. temperatures are mild as you get ready to step out the door and get kids ready for school. school has started in many locations. it's 62 in san jose and throughout most of the santa clara valley. air quality report of a haze to the south. otherwise, the surface wind profile for the clayton fire, winds rotating southeast at 15. the temperature will be up to 98 and relative humidity will drop down to between 15 and 30% and hotter conditions anticipated for wednesday. the satellite and radar, an expansive and extensive area of low pressure, and you can see that the clouds stretch and stream all the way into the central valley. the satellite and radar showing high pressure will continue to build in. this low is set up for thursday to bring the marine layer back
on shore again. 62 and smoke and haze in monterey bay. 103 in redding and 105 in fresno and manteca and merced. the sun up at 6:27. and we have a deck of low clouds and fog and drizzle from the coast through the bay into the peninsula. the numbers are coming up compared to yesterday, 60s in the beaches and 70s at the bay and up to 83 in san jose, and that's pretty much where we stood for this time of year and 4 degrees warmer throughout livermore and pleasanton, alamo, and blackhawk, and 95 towards brent wood and tracy. if you are suffering from allergys, i am there with you due to the grasss and juniper. temperatures will go back down on thursday and seasonal readings over the weekend. have a great tuesday.
could take 6 weeks to get your passport renewed, longer than unusual. here's why. within the next 3 years, 49 million people's passports will expire. even it's current, most european countries will not accept them within six months of their expiration date. to get your passport quicker, act now. the next iphone could be waterproof. apple got a patent that highlights editing tools for underwater photography. no official word from the company yet but they are set to spruce their newest phone next month. and new signs from the health of our economy. a bankrate.com study finds americans are saving more for retirement at the highest level in years. leading the charge, generation x followed by millennials and those aged 52 to 61 are saving
less but are more likely to be in peak earning years. a warning for pregnant women. often, doctors recommend a -- acetaminophen, but a new study has found a link between the drug and behavioral problems with children. those who took the drug were more likely to have children with adhd and other behavioral issues. >> remind patients that anything you take in pregnancy can be a problem. >> of the 7800 pregnant women in the study, 5% of the children showed some type of behavior problem. there were a lot of big winners at the olympics but it turns out even the best of the athletes can't beat uncle sam. everyone who gets a medal gets cash, $25,000 for a gold and
$15,000 for a silver and $10,000 for a bronze but that's considered income and they have to pay taxes on that. gold is worth 6 00, and silver, $300 and bronze, basically nothing. it's 5:56. in the next half hour, a new slaw -- slaw forcing parents to vaccinate their kids. what you need to know so your child isn't turned away from school. a suspected arsonist is in jail this morning as the damage from one of the fires he is accused of setting is just being assessed. the latest from the clayton fire next. ,,,,,,,,,,
here's a look at the street before and after the so-called clayton fire. on the right, just blocks of ashes and rubble. the 4,000 acre fire has destroyed 175 homes and other buildings in and around the town of lower lake where kpix 5's anne makovec is standing by live. anne? >> reporter: and the man accused of setting this fire is set to be arraigned tomorrow but check out this damage here behind me in downtown clear lake. it's just a mess. some of the debris is spilling out on to the sidewalk this morning. the damage assessments here in downtown continue as people try and figure out what is damaged, what is just superficial and what you can see here, just destroyed. let's take a look at the arson ec