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lives for our country. >> reporter: volunteers are laying down 27,000 roses, one for each gravesite here, honoring veterans and the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country. some laying roses for the following this memorial day, others carrying their names with them every day. >> i have it right in my pocket. >> reporter: sergeant first class thomas popa has the names underlined in red, the men who died in his platoon a few weeks after he left vietnam. >> there was an explosion that killed all of them. >> reporter: he also carries this picture of the men he served with. now and 83, he is not sure who is still alive, but every year he comes here to the san francisco national cemetery to honor all those who serve and sacrifice. this year, the 150th anniversary of the memorial day ceremony paying tribute to the men and women who fought and
died for our country. >> we celebrate the lives of young people, who gave their lives. i was someone who trained young men to going to combat. >> reporter: hundreds paid tribute at the flag raising ceremony and grant march. a day to reflect, remember and keep those servicemembers who never returned home close to the heart. >> we are here for them. i carry them with me all the time. in the south bay, they raised the flag in remembrance of fallen servicemembers at a ceremony in campbell. the delmar high school band provided the music, but the special part of the ceremony was the dedication of the pathway to glory, a reconstructed walkway honoring veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.
kenneth remembered his son, and army soldiers who died in iraq. >> each year is a balance as we reflect on his service and sacrifice. it is always a balance of wonderful memories and sorrowful thoughts of what if. >> congresswoman ana issue also spoke today remember the patriotism of those who died in the service of our country. memorial day events will also be happening around the country. earlier today, a dozen world war ii veterans participated in a wreathlaying ceremony in washington d.c. they were laid at the freedom all. the memorial also serves the 16 million who served in the u.s. armed forces world war ii. across the potomac, president trump laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in honor of memorial day. he stood in silence as the
bugle. -- played taps and delivered a speech calling the cemetery a sacred soil. >> the men and women who laid down their lives for our freedom , today we pay tribute to their service, we more mac alongside their families and strive to be worthy of their sacrifice. >> he also honored several living veterans in attendance, including senator bob dole. memorial day marks the unofficial start of summer. you can expect to pay a little more of the pump this year before you hit the road for the next vacation.>> reporter: unfortunately, for all the extra people out there on the roads, they can expect to pay a little bit more here at the gas pump. according to aaa, more than 41 million americans plan to
travel over the three-day weekend, nearly 5% more than last year and the most of more than a dozen years. at the same time, the national average price for gas is 31% higher this year than last year. the breakdown of the numbers will make you hold on to your wallets a little tighter here in the bay area, californians are paying significantly more than the national average. the state average is $3.32 per gallon of regular unleaded. that is compared to $2.97 for the national average. in san jose okay, -- the average is $3.76. san francisco pays slightly more at $3.85. analysts say a gulf coast storm and sanctions in iran can be to blame. analysts say there could be good news on the horizon, the same typically gas prices peaked right around the memorial day holiday and then we start to see that demand slowly wane through the summer months into the fall. a hit-
and-run in pleasanton today sent a minivan careening off a major freeway before and landed in a creek. crews pulled and towed away the vehicle around 8 am this morning. you can see it landed upright. all eight passengers, including a toddler, were able to get out with minor injuries. police say the minivan was driving on northbound 680 when it was rear-ended by a blue car . officers are still looking for the driver of that car. in berkeley, the homeless and their allies are fighting back. the city is morning people living in their cars by the berkeley arena to get out or be towed. homeless advocates wanted to put the evictions on hold. they are asking the city to provide running water and garbage facilities instead, basic necessities they believe will help keep the arena safe and clean. >> they have not given them any alternative place to stay. they've essentially said to all of these people, families, disabled people, veterans, you can't be here, and we are not telling you where to go, just
get out of town or suspend yourself in the air. we don't think that is right. >> advocates say this is cruel punishment because berkeley shelters are over capacities. a team of negotiators is in north korea tried to prepare for a summit with kim jong un even after president trump abruptly canceled it last week. it is becoming increasingly clear that both leaders do want this summit to happen. >> reporter: the on-again, off- again summit appears to be on again. but this weekend, it was kim jong un and the south korean president who met for a surprise summit of their own. this is their second meeting in less than 30 days. they met for two hours on the north korean side of the dmz. north korean state media says at the meeting kim jong un expressed his will that the
president with president trump take place. briefing reporters on sunday, president moon revealed kim also said he is still committed to the complete denuclearization of the korean the pill and select. -- peninsula. but in the past, that is come with a demand that the u.s. pull out its more than 28,000 troops stationed on the peninsula and and security commitments with south korea and japan. former director of national intelligence, james clapper, on face the nation. >> north koreans can assert that we have a responsibility to denuclearize and restrict our nuclear umbrella, meaning no military jets and operational proximity. >> reporter: the north koreans feel they have showed good faith by claiming to blown up there only nuclear test site next week. at the meeting this weekend, the south korean president said
that he told kim jong un if he gives up his nuclear weapons, the united states were provided security guarantee and economic cooperation. former president george hw bush is back in the hospital. the 93-year-old reportedly experienced fatigue and low price pressure over the weekend was taken to a hospital in maine. he has been battling several health problems. a spokesperson said he is awake and alert and not in any discomfort. the family of a guatemalan woman shot and killed by a border patrol agent is demanding answers after border officials changed their accounts of what happened. cell phone video captured the moments after the 20-year-old was shot by a 15 year border agent veteran. officials say she was illegally crossing into texas, but the circumstances of her death are unclear. >> she was shot. she has blood.
i don't see the bullet, but i saw all the blood. >> border patrol officials originally said their agent came under attack by multiple subjects using blunt objects, and they listed this woman as an assailant. two days later, they say the agent was rushed and listed the woman only as a member of the group. and east bay community on alert after a mountain lion was spotted. it was reported in martinez near found it had court. flyers are now up morning -- fountainhead court. flyers are up warning people in that area. neighbors who have seen video, says it appears to be a large adult mountain lion. still ahead, memorial day vacation plans as it moves closer to the gulf coast. we'll show you how people are preparing for tropical storm alberto. a weather system is spoiling memorial day plans. we will show you how people are planning for tropical storm alberto. the weather will
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jeff bleich. democrat for lieutenant governor. for sub-tropical storm alberto. reporter manuel bojorquez tells us: the storm comes four days before the official start of hurricane season. (track 1) people along the northern gulf coast are bracing for some tropical storm alberto. >> the storm comes four days before the official start of hurricane season. >> reporter: intense wins -- winds and heavy rainfall batter the north gulf coast. on sunday, a preview of the
impact was seen in cuba where the island experienced four inches of rain in less than eight hours. the outer bands of the storm stretched across florida, dumping heavy rain as far east as miami. >> everybody needs to get prepared. >> reporter: typically packed beaches were largely empty with red flags warning swimmers of dangerous rip currents and high surf. >> people are not allowed to go in the water. there could be lethal consequences. it is very dangerous. >> reporter: residents along the gulf coast line homes and businesses with sandbags, a practice that has become all too familiar. >> i am concerned and listening, and all i can do is take it one step at a time. >> reporter: alberto also dealt a blow to businesses over the holiday weekend. >> it is usually crazy busy down here, but people are staying home. >> reporter: alberto is
expected to make landfall this afternoon and then we can to a sub tropical depression as it moves north. last week, forecasters predicted a 35% chance of an above average hurricane season, and with a storm this early, many are wondering what is in store. in hawaii, lava from the kilauea volcano is now covering more than 2300 acres, a crater is producing small bursts of volcanic ash in areas nearby are experiencing elevated levels of sulfur dioxide now. lava is also creeping closer to a geothermal power plant on the big island. wells there have been cap to protect against the release of toxic gas should it mix with the lava. time for a check on our weather forecast. perfect for anyone with outdoor plans. >> it will be hot today. you can see nice, beautiful skies. the vast majority of the haze that we saw this morning has burned off. looking out to the bay, you can see boys at -- boats out there enjoying a. i am envious. temperature in san francisco 71 degrees. look at conquered, 86.
88 livermore. 83 san jose. it will continue to climb throughout the day. the high pressure is what we have to thank for all this beautiful weather, but it will not be in place for much longer. this low pressure system is going to drop in and usher some changes as far as temperatures are concerned. sunshine for most of today, patchy fog has mostly burned off except along the coast where it is actually going to remain relatively cool today. not as warm tomorrow because there is a big cool down coming next week. taking a look at the high temperatures for the day, normally this time of year we are in the mid-60s and mid 70s. today anywhere from 10 to 12 degrees above average. nice and warm. pack a bottle of water and sunscreen if you're headed outside because it will be hot except along the coast where you see the strip of green with
cooler temperatures in the 60s. everywhere else, 80s and even the 90s. in the east bay, you will see really high temperatures, 94 in brentwood. 91 dublin. a mix of 70s and 80s around the bay. 78 berkeley. 75 san francisco. warmer further north, 88 santa rosa. 95 degrees in the far north bay. sunset tonight 8:23 pm. sunrise tomorrow 5:50 am. a nice long, sunny day. it feels like summer. today will be the hottest day of the week. mid-90s in the inland areas, kohler along the coast before we start to take a dip on tuesday. but the real tumble happens on wednesday. 91 degrees on tuesday, wednesday we get into the 70s. the coolest day of the week is thursday before the
temperatures start to rebound on friday and then again for the next weekend we have kind of a reprise of today and yesterday, nice and sunny weather and back up into the 80s. it is a roller coaster. we are way up here, below average and then backup above average. the warriors are finding themselves in a high-stakes elimination game today, a fourth consecutive trip to the nba finals on the line. today they are facing the houston rockets in game seven of the western conference finals. tipoff at 6 pm in houston. there is a watch party for fans. new researchers -- new research it may change which fps sunscreen is best to buy. -- spf sunscreen is best to buy.
reporter meg oliver on why you may want to go higher for better protection there has been a lot of debate over whether using some screen over -- sunscreen over spf 50 makes a difference.>> reporter: first time mom jessica goldstein keeps her five-month-old out of the sun as much as possible. >> i want to make sure she is
completely protected. i don't want her to get any kind of skin cancer. >> reporter: some people are overwhelmed with so many options for sunscreen, and now research suggests higher spf sunscreens may be the best bet to avoid summer. a recent study found that spf 100 with more protective than 50. >> this was a real you study. people actually used this as opposed to testing in the lab. because people under apply sunscreen, the higher is more forgiving. that was the advantage. for the average user, they put on a little less and skip a little bit, but they still get strong protection. >> reporter: they compared 50 versus 100 on skiers and colorado. the study found the 50 side of the face was 11 times more likely to burn compared to the 100. doctors advise choosing a sunscreen at least 30 or higher. >> you want to look for the words broad-spectrum because that means it protects
ultraviolet letter a and b waves. you want something water resistant for 80 minutes. >> reporter: jessica chooses shade over son -- the sunshine. but she now plans to reach for the high is spf available under the sun. maybe you could save energy by weaving your own shoes... out of flax. or simply adjust your thermostat. do your thing, with energy upgrade california.
strawberries, it is strawberry time. strawberries make everybody happy. i still can't find somebody who says i don't want a strawberry when it is this week, big and delicious. but selection and storage is very important. when you buy them at the market right now, nice and red all the way around and a green stamp -- stem. if there are green shoulders, they will not turn red because once they are picked the sugar content stops. so you want to be sure it is read all the way around. when you bring them home, store them in the refrigerator right away. shelflife is not too long, so store them for just a few days. never wash before you store
them, but always watch the before you enjoy them. they are loaded with vitamin c. enjoy. always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. the twin peaks the tunnel is close to -- is set to close for a big chunk of the summer. we will have that story and more tonight at 5. enjoy the rest of your holiday. >> we hope to see you back here tomorrow afternoon. have a great day.
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