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by living off the grid. completely. or... set the washing machine to cold. do your thing. energy upgrade california. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. i'm now at 11:00, not one, but two separate bay area freeway shootings tonight. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm ken bastida. both these shootings happened on interstate 580. the first one in san rafael. the second about three hours later in oakland. in that east bay shooting, chp said a 50-year-old man was shot
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in the hand while driving eastbound near the seminary exit about 8:20 tonight. the freeway had to be shut down for nearly an hour and a half while investigators look for shell casings. so far in suspects and no motive. in the earlier shooting of the north bay, andrea nakano was told tonight it appear -- andria borba, it appears to be a case of road rage. >> reporter: it ended with at least one shot fired and a very occurrence here. >> there does seem like there is an upset. but it's one we've had around this county. >> reporter: chp got a call of a freeway shooting westbound 580. >> he explained he was in a road rage incident involving the suspect vehicle cutting him off. he honked. the suspect then brandished a gun. >> reporter: after talking to the victim, officers closed the
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southbound side of highway 580. all for about 30 minutes to look for -- looking for more across contra costa. luckily no one hurt in this case, but this is a good reminder to put the brakes on road rage incidents before they spiral out of control. >> in road rage incidents, there's always more than one person. if you get cut off, back off, let them go. i mean traffic is what it is in the bay area and it is not north escalating to something where dad ends up getting hurt. >> reporter: just about an hour ago we received new information on this case about the arrest. the san ramon suspect is now in custody. andrea nakano, kpix 5. tonight this is the calm before the next series of storms. kpix 5 chief meteorologist paul deanno tells us it will be
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another wet week. >> reporter: it's been super wet for the month of march and here we go again. now it says that way for the next couple of hours. we will stay mostly cloudy. i think the morning commute will stay rain free. evening commute a different story. by 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, widespread, light to moderate rainfall begins to move into the bay area. it has this month, a winter storm watch up for a storm to impact us on wednesday into thursday. that'll be the roughest day for travel over any mountain pass with heavy snow likely on wednesday night into thursday. back any sent march-- magnificent march. it has gone from 19% to 47% with more snow in the forecast. we'll talk about how much rain you can expect later on in the show. a discovery of live
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grenades brought out the bomb squad to a home. that triggered evacuations from ten neighboring homes and a shut down or surrounding streets. the bomb squad was able to detonate the grenade safely. no word tonight on where those grenades may have come from. also tonight a memorial for napa county and the three health care workers killed in a standoff at the veterans home of yonkville. katie nielsen was at the memorial. >> reporter: the sight of tonight's memorial service is only about 500 yards from the building that used teahouses the betway program. those who knew the victim best talked about the need to continue our very important work. >> i want to acknowledge the other brave women and families. our hearts take for you. and i know you will struggle,
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and i hope you have the love and support of others around you that'll help you get through that. >> reporter: dr. jennifer gonzalez, the father spoke with a quivering voice as he addressed more than a thousand people in the theater. asking them to continue his daughter's work as a tribute to her and the two other women. >> i believe these three brave women would want our veterans to receive all the kindness, care, and compassion that they deserve. >> marine core veteran who invaded iraq. 15 years ago today, a graduate of the pathway home. >> reporter: zach stile stiles talked about how he is now a doctorate psychology school. >> they were leaders of this new family that held all the
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same authenticity that myself and hundreds of other veterans have come to trust. >> reporter: colleagues spoke about the passion and commitment the three women had to their work and veterans they served. >> the events of march 9, 2018, are unfathomablely tragic. this is not what veterans are. we all love working with veterans. that'll never change. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: as the last strains of amazing grace echoed through the theater, board members from pathway home presented the women's families with flags to honor their service. >> and i would ask this community to continue support the pathway home, the yountville v.a., that this would be a place where veterans feel safe, they feel welcomed, and they feel like this is a place where they could make
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return to a normal life. the future of the pathway home program is still up until a couple of days ago. the entire building was still a crime scene. board members say they hope to have a long-term plan together by the summer. in yountville katie nielsen, kpix 5. a bizarre accident under investigation in san francisco, where a car went straight through a fence and into a creek. chopper 5 was over the scene in the dog patch neighborhood near illinois street tonight. by the time crews made it into the water and searched the car, whoever had been inside the vehicle had already left the scene. tonight uber is putting the brakes on all road testing of a self-driving car after a deadly accident in arizona. joe vazquez tells us this comes just weeks before autonomous cars were set to hit the bay area streets without a driver. >> reporter: police in tempe, arizona say 49-year-old elaine
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herzbe rg was walking her bicycle across the street. she died at the hospital when the car crashed into her. >> the car was traveling approximately 40 miles an hour. our investigation did not show there were significant signs of the vehicle slowing down. >> reporter: authorities say there was a person behind the wheel for emergency reasons, but the vehicle was in self- driving or autonomous mode when it killed the pedestrian. what exactly what went wrong? uber is not elaborating whether there is a problem with the computer, the mechanics of the vehicle. they're also not saying why the human beings who were in the car were not able to stop it before the crash. our hearts goas to the victim's family the company said in a statement. we are fully cooperating with local authorities in their investigation of this incident. back in december 2016, uber tried to take it a step further here and roll out autonomous vehicles without drivers in san francisco. but the dmv said no insisting there needs to be a state approval process. that process is about to be
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rolled out. beginning april 2, the state ofcalifornia can own self- driving cars. the plan is for the vehicles to be operated remotely by employees at a control center. the bicycle coalition wants the state to slow down the approval process because bike riders are vulnerable on these crowded streets and driverless technology may not be advanced enough to see in all the blind spots. they would like the state dmv to hold off on issuing any permits for testing of autonomous vehicles until the fatal flaw that occurred in arizona can be identified and addressed. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. this is the scene, the latest bombing in texas. the fourth explosion just this month. the newest attack is the most sinister one yet. fire tore through this bay area building over the weekend. tonight a bay area supervisor is feeling the heat. there have been some
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unusual sightings in monterey bay at this time of the year. i'm betty
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this - after the fourth explosion in that city this month. reporter laura podesta tells us... this latest attack a higher lev police in austin, texas believe a serial bomber is on the loose tonight after a fourth explosion in that city earlier this month. reporter laura podesta tells us this kind of attack requires a high level. >> reporter: police believe sunday's explosion is connected
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to three earlier bombings in the city earlier this month. >> we are clearly dealing with a serial bomber at it this point. >> reporter: this latest incident happened sunday night. two men in their 20s were hurt while walking their bikes in a residential neighborhood in the southwest of the city. police are asking residents if you see something suspicious, stay away and call 911. >> nothing like that happens around here, you know, that kind of stuff happens somewhere else. it's a block and a half away, so it's scary. >> reporter: investigators say sunday night's explosion was activated by a trip wire. the three previous attacks in a different part of the city involved package bombs left on peoples doorsteps. two people were killed and two others injured in those attacks. >> with this trip wire, this changes things. it's more sophisticated, it's not targeted to individuals. >> reporter: police say they do not have a motive. >> is this terrible, hate related, that is something we are going to analyze. >> reporter: hundreds of
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federal agents are assisting in the investigation. there is a reward with more than $100,000 for information leading to an arrest. laura podesta, cbs news, new york. new fallout in the facebook data scandal. a senior executive plans to step down. alex stamos is facebook's chief security officer. he plans to leave in august. facebook shares dropped almost 7% today. it lost about $35 billion in shareholder value. all of this after reports of facebook, they may have mishandled data from more than 50 million users. day that that ended up in the hands of the trump election team. a former employee of political data firm cambridge analytica says the company harvested the data and used it to try to influence voters. in a statement today, facebook said, we remain committed to vigorously enforcing our policies to protect people and their information when
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developers create apps. we conduct a robust review to identify policy violations. >> reporter: tonight this fire that tore through a san francisco building on saturday night appears to be accidental. that fire also ignited a dispute among elected leaders. a supervisor accused the fire department of falling down on the job. but kpix 5 phil matier shows us now, he's the one feeling the heat. >> should they resign? no, absolutely not. to resign during the middle of a life fire is one of the most inappropriate things you could do. >> reporter: the st. patrick's night fire that gutted this north beach building will long be remembered both for the dramatic flames. >> we had people inside that building under very dangerous conditions. >> reporter: and for the scathing on-the-scene reaction of north beach supervisor aaron peskin. >> that starts at the top. >> reporter: peskin has never been shy of criticizing
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departments. when he arrived saturday night to the sight of firefighters watching the blaze, he went up as well. >> there was no water, no excuse for it whatsoever. >> reporter: do you believe the chief should resign over this? >> absolutely. it starts at the top. >> reporter: his slam is now bringing him heat. even from his friends in the firefighter union. >> my firefighters are furious. they did a fantastic job. >> reporter: and from supervisors like london breed. >> it was a challenging fire, a four-alarm fire under the most difficult of circumstances, and they did an incredible job. >> it may have been the pause that comes between getting the firefighters out of a losing fight and pouring on the heavy water in order to save the rest of the block. >> you cannot direct the host into the building when you have people in there.
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you could kill someone. we -- this is what we got. [ inaudible ] >> between now and then, the fire department will be conducting its own investigation as to the response and the cause. preliminarily, they decided it started in the restaurant over there, the thai restaurant, a fire in the kitchen flew and spread to the upstair apartments. in north beach san francisco, phil matier kpix 5. sky 5 moving along a sea wall in san francisco that needs a lot of work. the new bill in the state legislature would provide a steady stream of funding for improvements. the embarcadero sea wall would extend towards mission creek. it needs major upgrades before the next earthquake strikes. now a group of bay area lawmakers is proposing a new
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bill prositing up to $250,000 for a major renovation program. that would be enough to fund half of phase i. the entire project would cost an estimated $5 billion and likely take generations to complete. whale watchers flocking to monterey bay right now to see humpbacks upclose. the marine mammals rarely show up in that area. but betty yu tells us some humpbacks have chosen not to migrate south. >> reporter: this is the new norm around monterey bay. a chance to see humpback whales year round. historically they spent january through march in the waters of southern mexico. >> it is absolutely fantastic. for us, we love seeing the backs, particularly love to see them so close in and then to appear to be so healthy. >> reporter: michael sax says most of the isolated
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population, but a handful have started just fine. >> prior to three years ago, no one heard of humpback wheels on any kind of regular basis, but stayed here throughout the winter. whether or not they were in the breeding pool or not. >> we saw our first whale sighting within half a mile out from moss landing. we're now about an hour and a half into our whale watching trip. we've seen about 12 humpback whales. some of them are coming right up to our boat. most of the whales are juveniles. >> they need to eat. since there is very little food on the breeding grounds, these whales are too young to care about spring -- spring break. all to make cap -- spring
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break, all to make sure they could catch them. >> if there were no anchovies here, we wouldn't see this happening. it is also possible, you know, it's the population. the population is increasing. >> reporter: whatever the reason, they know how to put on a show. in moss landing, betty yu, kpix 5. paul, it looked like a great day to be out in the water, but tomorrow maybe not. a little stormy? >> it was wonderful to get out there today. those folks who did, they were smart to get out. spring arrives tomorrow. may not feel like it when the rain begins at 9:15. that is also officially when spring arrives in the bay area. just about 10 hours from now. it's mild outside tonight. san francisco and san jose still close to 60 degrees. santa rosa cooling off at 48. concord currently at 55. overnight lows in the 40s and 50s. fremont 50. pacifica 49, fairfield 44, and napa 46. radar dry for now, but nothing crazy tomorrow, light to
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moderate rain. the heavier stuff will arrive on wednesday night into thursday. satellite radar review, this area of low pressure, this storm if you will, we'll tap into the tropics. the past several have not. this one should. we should be proud this is not the potential for flooding and it will happen south especially around the burn area that could get half a foot of rain in the next 24 hours later on this week. for us a glancing glow, which means three days of rain tomorrow, wednesday, thursday. tomorrow morning we're dry, tomorrow afternoon. here comes light to moderate rainfall. a little bit of a break on wednesday around midday. here comes the heavier rainfall getting more widespread before midnight. as we roll through thursday morning, that's the meat and potatoes. the rainfall potential including san francisco and an inch of rain.
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getting up to four inches of rain in the north bay. two to three inches of rain in the mountains is possible comparable to what we just received last week. heaviest rainfall between monterey and malibu. i'm pointing right there at the burn zone. about half a foot of rain later on this week. problems down there, evacuations i believe began tomorrow. so the atmospheric river is aimed at central and southern california. we will still get rainfall, the heaviest rain is wednesday evening through wednesday morning. highs below average tomorrow. san jose 62, union city 60. pacifica 55. we'll have some rain in the afternoon in danville with a high of 60 degrees. san francisco 57. novato 56, and cloverdale wet and windy friday. we will finally clear out for your weekend with highs and 60 degrees. spring begins tomorrow. it will feel a whole lot like winter. >> spring showers. >> fall backwards. >> yes, every month they have a new flavor. this one is certainly a lot of
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rain, a lot of snow. >> okay. >> thanks, paul. tonight, the future of video games isn't just about the adrenaline rush.
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>> dr. stanley: remember this: cannot change the laws of god. when he has visited you in some form of adversity and he brings you through that, that's like he has increased the strength of the foundation of your life and your faith in him. [music] there's only one word for the all new together forever-a pixar night time spectacular.
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ooohhhh. ahhhhhh. okay, maybe two. celebrate friendship and beyond at pixar fest. staring april 13th at disneyland resort. gaming yep, they're in town. thousands of gamers from all over the world are in san francisco tonight. >> that's right. for major leaders in tech industry to small indy companies, they are at the game developers conference. they are showcasing the latest technology and it's not all about guns blazing and things exploding. >> for me personally to have it happen, it was a tragedy. i fell out of love for these games. i realized i would come home after a long day of playing, talking about games, playing something, you know, quite loud
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and violent. i want to come back and just relax. >> reporter: what's the big thing this year you ask? well the general manager of the conference said it is all about virtual reality and artificial in-- reality and artificial game on saturday. >> the video game was ping-pong and super breakout. >> i liked mario brothers, the original ones. >> we're all dating ours. >> breaking taking ourselves tonight. >> another warrior star leaves the court with an
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i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future.
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injured stars step curry, klay, the warriors took the court tonight without klay thompson, steph curry, and kevin durant. so guess what happened next? yeah, draymond green left the game. second quarter, held a contusion. x-rays negative. that's good news. we'll see about tomorrow. final seconds of the third. loney knocks down the jump shot giving golden state their first lead of the first game. in the fourth off to kyle anderson and lamarcus aldridge is a pinball. back and forth, back and forth. aldridge, and think teed they put it away. 43% r for that an in the tough
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they will reach the sweet 16 for the 11th time in a year. hosting the golf coast down on a farm. dana williams saves the ball. look at this save. ken, you like those saves? that's incredible and the layup. fans liking that save. fourth quarter only a 10-point game. alana smith from downtown. three out of her 28 points. stanford wins 90-71. they'll face no. 1 seed louisville in the sweet 16 on friday. randy benefit and st. mary's hosting the second round of the n.i.t. final minutes gails leading by the -- leading by one. they will play utah in the first quarter. stanford lost to oklahoma state 71-65. how about this in arizona tonight?
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dodgers all-star justin turner broke his wrist when he was hit by a pitch from a starter, kendall graveman. turner will be placed on the disabled list, meaning he'll miss opening day. dodgers don't believe surgery is necessary, but opening day justin turner won't be there. by the way opening day, giants and dodgers at 4:00. the masters' round one. >> hello friends. >> what are you going to do? >> give me the music. >> you wake up in the morning, you watch golf. then you have giants and dodgers 4:00. >> but not ♪ harmonica tune plays
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