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right now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, santa clara county closed down once again. the ongoing struggle for owners and the quick turnaround. plus, with so many questions about how much masks really protect us from coronavirus, we have an eye- opening new study from bay area scientists. and tesla employees fed up in fremont. why they say they're feeling
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abandoned amid a major spike. good morning everyone, it's wednesday, july 15th. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm anne makovec in for len. halfway through the workweek. and the weather looking pretty similar to yesterday. according to mary lee. any changes? you know, it's going to be maybe slightly warmer for today anne and michelle, but still looking at warm temperatures inland and mild around the bay and cooler along the coast. here's a live look with our downtown san jose camera with mostly cloudy skies this morning. right now, in san jose, 58 degrees and looking at 60 in concord and upper 50s for oakland as well as for livermore. as we go through our day, looking at 67 in san francisco and 72 in oakland and 83 in san jose and 88 for concord. so a degree or two above average for this time of year and we're going to warm up as we head through the week into the weekend.
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details on that in my full forecast. now let's check in with gianna and how's the commute for our supercommuters? yeah, if you are taking 580, you know what to expect. we are already seeing some crowding happening coming out of tracy. getting on to 580 itself. and in fact, those delays begin right around mountain house and extend to grantline. with your drive times a little bit sluggish there this morning. definitely pack your patience. the good news is not seeing any accidents along 580. once you get on to 680, traffic is moving at the limit in both directions. but i am getting first reports of a trouble spot on 680 in the south bay, northbound right at jackson. more information on that coming up. westbound 80 we've got a trouble spot there. the right lane is blocked. michelle? gianna, thank you. new this morning, when the clock hit midnight, santa clara county businesses that reopened on monday were forced to close their doors once again. house barbers in san jose decided to stay open up until the minute the new order went
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into effect. the owner says his phone kept ringing from clients who wanted to get their haircut not knowing when there would be a next time. >> it was like a -- somebody gave you something and took it right back. >> they didn't even give us a chance. >> a county leader tells kpix 5 once a county making the watch list, and is ordered by the state to shut down further, it remains under the order until the state gives the okay. even if the county is able to get off the watch list. >> i'm glad i made it in just in time. >> just blessed to be able to get a haircut. it's been to months now. >> for now no telling when businesses like hair and nail salons, gyms, and shopping malls will be able to reopen. and reminder, free pop-up testing continues today in santa clara county. in san jose, sites will be open through friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. if you have -- you have until saturday if you pick the gilroy
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location. that one is open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. no referral or appointment is required. just about 5:04. new this morning, coronavirus cases have hit new records across the board. taking a look at some of the numbers. the virus showing no signs of slowing down in california. the state's daily case load surged past 10,000 cases for the first time yesterday. with a record high of 10,532 new cases reported in a single day. meantime the death toll climbed in alameda, contra costa, marin, santa clara, and san mateo counties. the u.s. has recorded its highest single day increase in cases with more than 67,000 in just the past 24 hours. and they are getting serious right now in contra costa county. if you violate the health orders there, you are under the threat of a fine. they're starting to crack down. county leaders pushing for an ordinance that will crack down on businesses, houses of worship, and other groups that
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are seen breaking the rules. now we know this is all confusing. we have a full list of all of it right now on our web page. for the first time, new research indicates wearing a mask can protect you from coronavirus as well as those around you. hansjorgwe spoke with a top epidemiologist. >> including possibly getting all of us immune to it so we can get through this faster job tonight in a ground-breaking new study. a suggestion masks do protect the wearer from getting agefected with covid-19. >> reporter: and wearing one can mean if you are exposed@virus, your symptoms will be milder. >> how much virus you get in is actually probably one of the most important determinants of how sick you get. >> reporter: dr. monica gondes
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a unit of san francisco infectious disease -- who led the report. symptoms are milder or not there at all when masks are worn. she says that's because the severity of covid-19 likely depends on the dose you are exposed to. >> by having a mask over your face, it filters out the majority of viral particles so even if you do get exposed to covid if you are unlucky enough to be around someone and exposed to covid. very little virus in and if you do get covid you will get less psych. >> reporter: also says the serious sheds at high rates from the nose and mouth and also taken in at high rates from the same pathways. she acknowledges that so far, the focus of masks has been on how they protect others. but she says in fairness to the medical community, that's because until now, there has not been a comprehensive study that clearly shows masks also protect the wearer. >> and this paper is putting together all of the data of
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whoa masks protect you. it's the hamster study. it's an influenza study that we gave people influenza in 2010. because it's not deadly. the higher dose you get the more likely you were to be sick. a bunch of studies in animals that shows that association. >> the research will be published later this month in the journal of general internal medicine. happening today, an update on the state's efforts to try to support schools as they make fall reopening decisions. the virtual conference is starting at 9:30 morning. just yesterday, san ramon valley unified school district voted to adopt a hybrid learning plan that mixes at home and in-class learning. limiting students' time on campus for the first four weeks. fully remote learning will also be an option. for all of the latest information on bay area school reopenings, head to our
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website. this morning the trump administration is reversing guidelines that would have required international students to leave the country. if their schools hold classes entirely online because of the pandemic. those plans drew that were criticism and lawsuits from universities and a dozen attorneys general. >> we have managed to make something a little bit more human and not let them treat us like -- we're just other contributors to the economy. >> the guidance now reverts to a policy from march that suspended existing limits for online education for foreign students. workers at tesla are speaking out after an industry blog reported that more than 100 employees had tested positive for coronavirus and more than 1,000 have been exposed. employees say the company is leaving its workers in the dark about cases at its fremont plant. some say social distancing protocols are not being followed. they claim masks are provided
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but the rules are not enforced and there's no record sanitation of equipment. workers raised serious concerns about their health and safety at the plant but they say the concerns are being ignored. >> one day somebody is sick, we know that. the next day three or four guys who worked around him are gone but we're not told anything. >> tesla was forced to shut down initially but elon musk publicly battled with the county of alameda over its shelter-in-place order. just nine days after senting out a contentious tweet, the county allowed tesla to fully reopen. >> yeah, threatened to leave the state to texas. and then we saw a complete change from the county. a complete change of mind and about-face from governor even. and he just turned a blind eye. >> employees say they received an email from musk that they could stay home if they felt
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uncomfortable or ill. but workers say it's not a realistic option for many. developing this morning, a san jose trader joe's remaines open for business after four workers tested positive for covid-19. the company told the "mercury news" it appears they were infected while hanging out together outside of work. the store in west gate center has been deep cleaned and it's been six days since the last infected employee was there. all tested positive over the weekend. we reached out to trader joe's for a comment, and we are still waiting to hear back. developing news morning, gilroy police want help finding three suspected mailbox bombers. they just released these new surveillance images. police say the suspects described as young men used some sort of explosive device to blow up a mailbox on rancho hills drive last week and then they drove off in an older model ford excursion. no injuries reported. but shrapnel did damage one
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person's vehicle. 5:10. and an 83-year-old restaurant with amazing views is throwing in the towel. the beloved san francisco diner saying good-bye for good. that's next on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. and as we take a look at the roadways right now, the altamont pass is getting crowded. plus, an injury crash blocking lanes along 80. motorcycle riders love the open road. and geico loves helping riders get to where they're going,
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5:14 now and new this morning, australian airline qantas is canceling all international flights until march 2022. as the pandemic continues to batter air travel. it's new zealand routes will continue to operate. the company says only international flights on their partner airlines like emirates, british airways, and cafe pacific will be offered. passengers can get refunds or travel vouchers. new this morning, the oakland zoo might be able to reopen in a couple of weeks if not sooner. the alameda county board of supervisors voted yesterday to support a covid-19 variance that county public health officials will submit to the state. if approved, the zoo will be
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allowed to reopen soon. the oakland zoo has been closed since march. the zoo would be limiting attendance at the start of the reopening to 2500 people per day. well, survive the spanish flu. two fires. and a world war. but covid-19 proved to be a deadly blow to a beloved seaside diner in san francisco. louie's at land's end announced it is keeping its doors closed for good. that's after 83 years in business. the family run restaurant said in a facebook post, the uncertainty was simply too much. >> we just didn't know how it could be a safe working environment for our staff and ourselves. it is sad. this is -- it's our family's legacy. not only were we generations that running this restaurant but our customers, they were generations of coming and enjoying our restaurant. >> louie's has made the
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announcement in a lengthy facebook post. thanking decades-worth of customers and staff. happening today, san mateo is going to resume the parking enforcement you know. that was too good to be true. lasting very long. that means parking meter and garage payments and street cleaning is also coming back but officials won't be giving citations in neighborhoods with two hour limit zones because they know people are staying home longer than expected because of the pandemic. it is 5:16. and gianna has a quick check on a crash right now. blocking some lanes on 80. >> yeah, i just got word of this from chp. it's a big rig accident. it hit a vehicle and then several other vehicles hit the car as well. there's a lot of activity happening here. this is westbound 80 not too far from 37 near hunter hill exit there. so we're starting to see some slightly slower speeds now a as we see more cars hit the roadway. again westbound traffic a little slow there. do have at least two lanes blocked because of this
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accident. so if you are taking 80 this morning, just a heads-up. things might be a little slower as more cars are in the end. okay pace through the rest of the way on the eastshore freeway; northbound 680 at the boulevard. we have a crash here with injuries possible injuries involved in this one. look like at least three cars involved in the crash. one vehicle went off the roadway. we have a fire crew blocking the off ramp right now because of the injuries. so you are going to see only activity there. not causing too many delays on the main lines of 680 itself but certainly you'll see blockages because of that off ramp there right around calaveras and jacqueline. taking a look at traffic along 580. certainly getting crowded out of tracy right around mountain house and you have slow conditions as you get on to 580 itself with the brake lights extending to just about grantline. even now just a bit beyond that almost to north flynn. things getting busy in the altamont pass and your travel
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times right now. 33 minutes from 205 to 680. here's mary with the forecast. temperatures just little bit warmer as we look ahead to the afternoon. all right, here's a live look with our south bay san jose camera. with those clouds right now. so we are in the mid- to upper 50s to low 60s. concord you are coming in at 60 degrees with those clouds. oakland, 59. 58 in livermore and for san jose. 56 in san francisco and looking at 55 for santa rosa. taking you through your day, another day of warm temperatures inland. mild around the bay and cooler at the coast. so along the coast in the low 60s this afternoon. with breezy southwesterly winds about 10 to 20 miles per hour. around the bay in the mid- to upper 60s to low 70s with breezy conditions there and inland locations in the mid- to upper 80s in the warmest spots with mostly sunny skies. here's the satellite and radar view that ridge of high pressure remains in place.
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for us. that kip cal summer weather pattern continues and just remains in control for us. so taking you hour by hour on futurecast and you can see that sunshine as we go through the day. inland and around the bay. and maybe some clouds along the coast and then for tomorrow, very similar. low clouds and areas of fog along the coast and right around the bay for tomorrow morning. and then catching that clearing as well for your thursday. now let's show you futurecast winds. we're looking at southwesterly winds 5, 10, 15 to as much as 20 miles per hour along the coast and around the bay as we head through the afternoon. daytime highs for the south bay we go, looking at 83 for san jose and 86 for morgan hill and 83 for santa clara and 84 for cupertino. for the east bay, looking at 88 in concord and 90 for antioch and 91 for brentwood. mid- to upper 80s for the tri- valley and around the bay, looking at 67 in san francisco and 72 in oakland and for alameda and san leandro. and for the north bay, in the
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mid- to upper 70s to low 80s. 81 for a high temperature in santa rosa this afternoon. topping out at 91 in st. he hee that. check out yucaipa, 99 this afternoon. here we go with that extended forecast and what you can expect. as we are looking at similar conditions thursday and then warming up friday and into the weekend. all, speaking of warming up. last month was the earth's third warmest june on record. a tie with 2015. the national centers for environmental information says only june 2016 and 2019 were warmer. in fact, 2016 was the warmest year on record. but no aa says there is a 35% chance that 2020 could beat it. 5:20 now and married by the mayor. ahead on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, how this city official was put to work on his vacation and saved the day.
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a massachusetts' couple now married thanks to a little help from their state and local officials. reporter bill shields explains how their planned nuptials went awry only to be saved at the last moment. >> reporter: matt and naomi's wedding photo from last saturday on the cape. and the guy in the red shirt? he's not a wedding crasher. that's carlo demaria the mayor of everett. he stepped in when the reverend was a no show. >> saying our vows looking across from each other with our water there and our family and our dog at our feet. >> we had personal vows written
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down and they were there with us and we were both crying and everything. >> reporter: her mom spotted him in a nearby backyard and asked if he had the authority to marry the couple. he did not. >> we were able to make it official. legal. >> reporter: so demaria decided to call governor baker who gave the e relate mayor emergency justice of the peace status and the vows were said. >> like matt said. it was a great -- very easy. it was right on the cell phone and i was able to just scroll through. >> reporter: the young couple are both doctors heading to you knobs at cape cod hospital. but today, they stopped for lunch at willow bend country club to give demaria a lift. liked to have also the governor and lieutenant governor at the school. >> they care about their citizens and it was nice to
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hear that directly from them. from the phone. >> that was wild. making it happen. bill shields reporting. well, closer to home a case of whiplash at the santa cruz beach boardwalk but nothing to do with the rides. this is portions of the park that had recently reopened and now have to shut down again including the arcade, bowling alley, and mini golf course. the free outdoor concert and movie schedules have also been scrapped. another bay area county expected to be added to the state's monitoring list. the restrictions to come in the east bay. coming up in our next half hour on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. dear california...
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right now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, tougher restrictions headed for the east bay. the county's set to be added to
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the state's monitoring list. plus, the california church going against the governor's order. what the pastor is asking ahead of sunday mass. if we can't deal with the public health crisis, we can't deal with the economic crisis. >> and biden's message to president trump. do your job. the democratic candidate's criticism on the response to the coronavirus. good morning everyone, it is wednesday, july 15th. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm anne makovec in for len kiese. it is wednesday, mary has a check of our wednesday weather forecast. pretty typical. that's right. anne and michelle. yeah our typical summer weather pattern continues for us with warm temperatures inland and mild around the bay and cooler at the coast. we're in the mid- to upper 50s to low 60s with mostly cloudy skies for many of us. as we start off our day. now let's show you our daytime highs. so as we head through the
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afternoon, upper 80s for concord and fairfield and livermore. mid 80s in san jose and low 70s in oakland and 67 for san francisco. looking at low 60s for pacifica. going to warm up as we head through the week into the weekend. details coming up. gianna? good morning. taking a look at the roadways, your drive into the altamont pass got a lot busier, we're getting word of a broken down vehicle blocking lanes and causing already busy ride out of tracy westbound 205 getting on to 580. the one positive is once you are past that area, traffic is moving at the speed limit with no delays over toward 680. as far as your drive times go, 44 minutes now that's your drive time for your ride between 205 and 680. the good news the eastshore freeway is in the green. there is one trouble spot though westbound 80 right at 37th. new this morning, a federal judge has halted the execution of a federal death row inmate in indiana. his lawyers argue the inmate
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convicted in a 1998 killing suffers from dementia. he was slated to be the second inmate executed this week. a nearly 20 year hiatus and federal executions ended yesterday. the justice department is now appealing. 5:32 and happening today, alameda county is expected to be added to the state's coronavirus watch list. that's going to mean tougher restrictions indoor worship services and malls will have to close for at least three weeks. the county has the highest number of cases in the bay area. more than 8300. >> i would describe it as a steady increase in cases. and a increase in hospitalizations that has level off but at a very high level. >> alameda never opened up in the first place, so for us it's just a continuation of what we've been doing. >> outdoor dining will still be allowed. nationwide, right now, the
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head of the cdc says masks are the best weapon against the coronavirus. more than 136,000 americans have died from covid-19. cbs' laura podesta reports, florida hit its highest number of new deaths yesterday. >> reporter: cdc director robert redfield says masks are key to stopping the coronavirus. >> if we can get everybody to wear a mask right now, i really do think over the next four, six, eight weeks, we could bring this epidemic under control. >> reporter: yesterday, florida reported more than 9,000 new cases and a record 132 deaths. the mayor of miami beach wants a statewide mask mandate. >> not just urging you to do it but it's urgent that you do it. >> reporter: more than 150 employees are currently off the job at jackson health system after testing positive. >> it's not just about having beds for patients. we also need all the support staff physicians, nurses and techs. >> reporter: florida is bringing in 3,000 additional nurses. but it's not the only state that needs support. >> texas is sucking in all icu,
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e.r. nurses. arizona is getting the leftovers of that. so what's florida getting? >> reporter: hospitalizations in texas are at a record high. the superintendent in dallas wants to push back the start of school. >> so things are getting worse. they're not getting better. and we need to have that turn around. >> reporter: a new axios-ipsos poll found more than seven in ten americans found that it's risky for schools to reopen. laura podesta, cbs news. some new protections in oakland this morning for people who have been laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic. that applies to 10,000 hotel, airport, and restaurant workers who lost their jobs because of covid-19. under the new ordinance, they're going to have the right of first refusal if their old employers start rehiring. the city council is set to take another vote next week. and in san francisco, the supervisor wants to make it illegal for companies to fire people who test positive for coronavirus and then have to
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quarantine. she plans to introduce that legislation next week. new this morning, a christian church near sacramento says it will keep its doors open this weekend despite the governor's new coronavirus order. placer county where this church is located is on the list of 29 counties on the state's watch list due to a spike in covid-19 cases. in a facebook video, this placer county pastor says the government data is not factual. there are also posts asking people to reserve seats for this upcoming sunday mass. >> so many of them are saying that we're going to follow the calling that we've been led to by god and we're going to fulfill that mission. and if that means violating the governor's orders, that's what we have to do. >> other churches in the region are taking their message outside. the diocese of sacramento is encouraging outdoor mass if churches can do so safely. and within state guidelines.
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5:35 and happening today, the palo alto police department will continue its online community briefings that are trying to offer some insight into the department and other aspects of law enforcement. today's briefings will be based on the laws of arrest, search and seizure that online virtual meeting starts at 2:00 p.m. meantime, george floyd's killing has had an immediate impact on recruitment at police departments. at a time when hiring new officers in minnesota was already at a 25 year low. within a week of floyd's death, the shockapee police department lost two of the top five recruits. >> our environment is just so toxic. that those quality idealistic service driven people that we desperately need to fill these cay cansy roles in law enforcement are going to look elsewhere. >> two years ago, the minnesota chiefs of police association launched a campaign called "wear the badge" to try to find
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new recruits. right now, some departments are offering incentives like a pay increase for moving from another department. developing news on supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg. the court says she is in the hospital and will undergo several days of treatment for a possible infection. the 87-year-old was admitted to baltimore's johns hopkins hospital on monday. back in may, justice ginsburg was hospitalized for a night with an infection caused by a gallstone. this morning, president trump is inn cysting once again that it would be a mistake to keep kids out of the classroom this fall. >> what do you tell parents and teachers who feel that it's unsafe to go back? >> i would tell parents and teachers that you should find yourself a new person whoever is in charge of that decision, because it's a terrible decision. because children and parents are dying from that trauma too. they're dying because they
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can't do what they're doing. mothers can't go to work because all of a sudden they have to stay home and watch their child. >> yesterday, joe biden delivered his strongest criticism yet of the federal response to the coronavirus outbreak. accusing the president of paying more attention to his sagging poll numbers than of the safety of the american people. >> do your job, mr. president. because if we can't deal with a public health crisis, we can't deal with the economic crisis. >> nationwide, at least 27 states are now pausing or rolling back plans to reopen because of the recent surges in coronavirus cases. it is 5:38 right now. and happening today, the federal income tax deadline is here and a bum by takeoff for delta airlines cutting flights. diane king hall joins us live from jersey city with the stories and much more for today's money watch report.
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good morning diane. >> reporter: good morning michelle. well, wall street soared on optimism over progress with the covid-19 vaccine made by moderna. the dow rallied 556 points and nasdaq jumped 97. the tax deadline is here. this year's filing deadline was delayed to july 15th due to the pandemic. taxpayers still have the option to extend but filing doesn't mean you don't have to pay. if you owe something the irs is giving some grace and offering payment plans if filers can't afford the full amount right now. delta airlines is slashing the number of flights it will have on tarmacs next month. the air carrier says it will be cutting its planned schedule in half. it comes amid a rise in coronavirus cases across the country leading to more travel restrictions. yesterday, delta also reported a massive $5.7 billion- quarterly loss. michelle? >> yeah, and a lot of people, they just want to take to the skies we know that those grounded jet setters they're
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ready to fly. tell me more about that. >> reporter: yes. we're talking about frequent flyers, according to a survey, 60% of frequent flyers plan to fly within the next six months of those packing their bags, 63% of globe trotters said they would fly for personal reasons and 10% said they would travel for business. why the itch the 84% of frequent flyers say they haven't flown since the pandemic was declared. michelle? >> all right. diane king hall, thank you so much. i have the itch very badly. but -- holding off for now. amazon meantime is south with a new cart this morning. but you don't fill it up online. you actually do it in person. it's called the dash cart. and it automatically scans whatever groceries you put into it and then charges it all to your card as you head for the exit. no check stand required. amazon is launching the program at a store in los angeles later this year. no word on when those carts
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could be rolled out everywhere. moving to the indoor dojo. moving it outside. how one martial arts school getting creative during the coronavirus pandemic. coming up here on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. well, hep remains in control for us today. slightly warmer temperatures compared to yesterday. i'll have the forecast where you live. and as you get ready to head out the door expect a lot of brake lights in the altamont pass. your drive times, 46 minutes. i'll have a look at that plus the rest of the bay area traffic coming up. and before we head to break, let's take another look outside this time from the treasure island camera looking out to san francisco. it's 5:41 right now. we'll be right we're all doing our part by staying at home.
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it is 5:44 on this wednesday morning. and here's a live look with our mount hamilton camera from the lick observatory. warm things up especially inland. the forecast where you live. coming up in a few minutes. all right, mary. thank you. new this morning, with round two of california's shutdown, closing indoor operations at many businesses, owners are forced to move outside to survive. we've mostly seen it with restaurants but reporter laura hay fellly tells us that's not
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all. >> reporter: these karate kids are unp unstoppable. the owner says they got the bad news after only four weeks back indoors. >> we got the notice from governor yesterday. we pivoted all eight of the locations now are actually in parks. >> reporter: and for the kids who've been cooped up inside, the new outside dojo is just fine with them. >> soccer season is canceled. >> he had baseball and he got to play his very first game ever and the season askance it would next day. >> reporter: a back-to-back punch in the gut for julia newman's son. >> we go through waves of heartbreak and sadness. >> reporter: but his class came through in the clutch. >> it's amazing and it's really what we need. everyone is just trapped in the house all day and it's been really special that they have the opportunity. done a great job keeping them separated and keeping them safe. >> reporter: sen says protecting their students while teaching them how to protect themselves. >> here at the park what we're
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doing is in-between classes, is we're disinfecting any equipment that we brought that may have been touched by students. >> they say they're prepared to continue classes in the park through the rest of the summer. >> also new this morning, a tiny athlete with a big title. check him out. this is 6-year-old brentley. he is the only kid in south carolina in his age group to make it to the national motor cross championship. the first grader's passion comes from his dad who used to ride in the past and now he's taking home the gold in all of his races including the regionals. just weeks ago. >> i got first place. >> first place, wow. >> out of 65 people. like -- i feel good. >> oh. you should feel good. the amateur national motocross championship will be held in tennessee and it's set to start on august 3rd through the 8th. pretty impressive. it's very cool. all right, new video from
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across the pond now showing a member of parliament getting hilariously interrupted by his pet and anne, you and i can both relate to this with your cat and my dog. >> yeah. yeah. we both have been pet bombed in the middle of this guy's meeting his furry friend decided to make an appearance. take a look. >> and the bbc are also now embracing this. why the -- apologize for my tabby's tail. >> the struggle of working from home. we feel it. john nicholson in the middle of speaking about the benefits of putting subtitles on children's television when his kitty rocco stole the spotlight there. luckily everyone had a good laugh you know what else can you do. what else can you do and it's only 5:07. so we still could have some pet bombing going on throughout the rest of our broadcast, something to always stay tuned for. a tail here and there. huh? oh, yeah. we got time anne.
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we got time and it is happened you know what always puts a smile on my face. hopefully everyone else as well. taking a look at the roadways right now. not so cute on the altamont pass unfortunately. a trouble spot near grantline. not an accident. a vehicle broken down and still stuck in lanes there westbound 580 at grantline road. you can see traffic is definitely backed up. the line of red there tomorrow, out of tracy. so what it is doing though it's making part of your traffic a little better once you get past the area. you won't see delays right around north flynn and in fact, traffic moving much better towards 680. but all those brake lights concentrated out of tracy and getting on to 580. but the drive time, 53 minutes. getting close to about an hour to go from 205 to 680. chp is going to check that out right now. westbound 80 highway 4 to the maze looking good. 101 clear out of the south bay there is a trouble spot though 101 at 880. looks like a couple of cars
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tangled up there. no injuries. we are getting first reports of a b.a.r.t. delay about ten minutes so do plan for that. the rest of mass transit though is on time this morning. no delays for caltrain or muni. and heads-up. as always, make sure you check that schedule for golden gate transit. trying to get a view of the comment, it looks like mary has the best times when you can see the comet neowise. hey gianna. you will have a chance to check it out all week long. now earlier you only saw it in the morning hours just right before sunrise. but now we'll be able to check it out in the evening hours just after sunset. so here's what you can expect. we're looking at this newly discovered comet. we're talking only discovered back in march. so now if you want to check out this incredible sight in the sky look just after sunset in the northwest sky and just
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above the horizon hopefully you will have a chance to czech it out. just incredible if you had a chance to look at that comet there. so again, in the evening hours. here's a live look with our salesforce tower camera as we look east. and we're catching mostly cloudy skies and some patchy fog this morning. so it's all thanks to that marine influence for us. so we're in the 50s to low 60s at this hour. so in concord, looking at 60 degrees and oakland 59. livermore 58 and 57 in san francisco and 58 in san jose. and 55 in santa rosa. this afternoon, along the coast, cool and breezy in the low 60s. looking at the southwesterly winds about 10, 20 miles per hour along the coast. and then around the bay, mid- to upper 60s to low 70s with breezy conditions and catching that clearing around the bay. and then warming up into the 80s this afternoon. inland. so warm and sunny inland. here's the satellite and radar view of that strong ridge of high pressure in place.
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that typical summer weather pattern for us. settling in. so warm inland and mild around the bay and cooler at the coast. now let's show you futurecast as we take you hour by hour and you can see that clearing and sunshine as we go through our afternoon. for tomorrow, very similar with our weather. low clouds and areas of fog along the coast right around the bay and some of our inland locations in the morning tomorrow. and then catching that clearing in the afternoon for your thursday. with temperatures very similar to today. for the south bay we go, and we'll see a high of 83 in santa clara and for san jose. 86 for morgan hill and for the east bay upper 80s in concord and looking at low 90s antioch and brentwood. mid- to upper 80s for the tri- valley and around the bay 67 in san francisco. 72 in oakland. and mid- to upper 70s to low 80s for the north bay. here's the extended forecast and what you can expect. very similar for your thursday and then warming up friday and into the weekend. all right, thanks mary. check out this adorable new video out of colombia this
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morning. over 100 baby loggerhead turtles were born on the shore where the hatchlings made a dash to the surf shortly after birth. i just love them. it's an ideal breeding ground for the loggerhead turtle p provides ample protection for the species. yeah i could watch that video all day. so awesome. right now, a paralympic swimmer creating the ultimate do it yourself project. how he put together this pool right in his own backyard. that's next on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. and remember, kpix 5 wants to bring you the good news happening in the bay area. go to our website, to find hi. we're glad you came in.
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5:55 right now. new morning, a paralympic swimmer now training in a makeshift pool since the one he goes to shut down since the pandemic. check out this do it yourself pool. the 18-year-old argentine paralympic swimmer got help from his bricklayer dad to build it. they used an old tank and two metal drums and filled it with 400 liters of water. he was part of the argentine team of deaf swimmers and training to participate in the 2021 deaf olympics in brazil. also new this morning, basketball legend shaquille o'neal caught on camera being a
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normal guy. good samaritan though. helping a family after they had a tire blowout on a florida highway. this is dashcam video from that incident. deputies say shaq pulled over to make sure the driver was okay after he saw the blowout. the nba commentator also stayed with the family until two deputies arrived on scene. way to go shaq. we're minutes before 6:00 and coming up in the next half hour, businesses in santa clara county feeling the pain this morning after being forced to close at midnight last night. ahead on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. . and before we head to break, let's take another live look outside on this wednesday morning. it is 5:56. thanks for spending some time with us. we'll be right back. we're all doing our part by staying at home.
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that could mean an increase in energy bills. you can save by using a fan to cool off... unplugging and turning off devices when not in use... or closing your shades during the day. stay well and keep it golden. right now on kpix 5 and
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streaming on cbsn bay area, businesses shut down this morning. santa clara community feeling the pain after just two days of being open. soaring numbers of patients being hospitalized around the state. the death toll now climbing in the bay area. we have a look at the latest numbers. and huge concerns from tesla workers after a spike of positive cases. how tesla is dealing with the situation. good morning everyone, it is wednesday, july 15th. i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm anne makovec in for len kiese. smack dab in the middle of july. i know lot of russian losing track of time right now but it's going to feel like it weather-wise. mary? it will for sure. anne and michelle. that typical july weather pattern. it's really settling in for us. so warm inland and mild around the bay and cool at the coast. very similar to yesterday. if not just slightly warmer than yesterday. here's a live look with the south bay san jose camera.


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