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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, dangerous heat could affect your weekend plans, a red flag warning in effect for the
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diablo range. good afternoon, everyone i am michelle griego. >> and i am len kiese. taking a live look outside where hot and dry conditions could lead to fire danger here let's get a check on the heat wave with meteorologist mary lee. >> watching this all for you. for now, we are looking at the seasonal temperatures, but we will see the temperatures skyrocket as we head into the weekend and early next week with that high fire danger. in the meantime, here's a live look with the mt. hamilton cameras exhort tory with a look at blue skies and high serious clouds in the sky. let's talk about the red flag warning. that is in effect for our northbay mountains, east bay hills and valleys. it will be in effect from saturday 9:00 p.m. until monday 8:00 p.m. until for all the areas highlighted in red. due to these easterly winds, looking at 15 to 25 sustained gusts up to 35 to 50 miles per hour, so especially looking into the higher elevations, we will see the strongest winds, low relative humidity values with those northern to
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northeasterly winds, critical fire conditions. we are watching very closely for you. now our air quality. looking good to moderate for today. we are going to see some hazy skies as we look to the weekend as well as early next week with that offshore wind flow. looking good for today, but watch as we will see hazy skies for saturday, but especially as we look to sunday and monday. we will talk about the weekend forecast war and those hot temperatures coming up in a few minutes. back to you. i am an of at the live news desk. let's go to san francisco. we are waiting for a rally to begin and mayor london breed is expected to speak. this is a black trans black lives matter rally that will be going on right in front of city hall as we take a live look at it right now while basically the theme is advancing racial equity for all-black lives, organizers say that we cannot allow hate to win and we must
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stand together. in the ongoing push for equality right now there is a lot of anger, spurred by the breonna taylor case and the grand jury decision that just came out in that case this is a look at oakland on wednesday and more protests are expected this weekend. here is what oakland's mayor has to say about plans there. >> in oakland, we will celebrate the peaceful expression, the passionate expression of that outrage. we also are very clear on the difference between speech and vandalism. vandalism, violence, destruction of property, fires will not be tolerated. >> and she says those engaged in vandalism or violence will be held to account. she also says that if he has been talking very closely with organizers of these most recent protests to make sure they are on the same page. i am an a bit at the live news
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desk. this morning, the family of breonna taylor, the 26-year-old emt who was shot by police, addressed the media. the rica duncan is following that story in louisville. >> reporter: breonna taylor's family spoke out publicly for the first time since a grand jury decided not to indict any of the officers for taylor's death. >> i hope you never know the pain of your child being motored murdered 191 days in a row. tamika palmer. >> i am so sorry, so sorry you have got to go through this. >> reporter: family attorney, ben crump, the situatio wnd , proceeding was this? gacy th wo >> reporter: the move here in
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louisville remains tense with more protests on the streets thursday night. demonstrations began peacefully, but escalated after the 9:00 p.m. curfew. police started arresting protesters, including some carrying hammers and spray paint. a local church offers century for other protesters, but police arrested many outside. as protests continue, a lawyer for sergeant jonathan madeley shared this video from the apparent rate in march that killed taylor. it shows the moments after mattingly was shot by's boyfriend, who says he fired his gun thinking the officers were intruders. one of the louisville officers shot during the protests made an appearance at work yesterday. both officers are expected to recover. the 9:00 p.m. curfew will remain in place throughout the weekend. she rica duncan, cbs news louisville, kentucky. a live look at the u.s. capitol where today a ceremony
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was held to honor the late supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg. christina ruffini says ginsberg has broken doath.thdensburg'sca first woman to lie in state at the u.s. capitol. >> she does so on a catapult for abraham lincoln. may she rest in peace. >> reporter: justice ginsburg is also the first was prescient to lie in state. >> all of the days of her life she pursued justice, even in illness. she fought five bouts with cancer. >> reporter: she talked about the many obstacles justice ginsburg face in her life and how she viewed defeats, even in the court, as a path for a better future. >> the greatest defense to become court opinions and gradually, over time their views become the dominant view so that the dissenters hope
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reporteon one other haen vethis gh hor, that was chief justice william howard taft, also the 27th president of the united states. democratic presidential nominee joe biden joined the ginsburg family and members of congress to celebrate her life and 27 years of service on the high court. she will be buried in a private ceremony at arlington national cemetery. christina ruffini, cbs news, capitol hill. to the coronavirus now. oakland is holding a free testing event this weekend geared toward helping the latino community. thus in the city is partnering with ucsf to test of the 4000 people in two days. the mayor called the event a family festival where people can get a healthy information.
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today, she said it is important for residents in the fruitvale district to use the free service. >> we know that this zip code has been the most affected by the vid-19 virthatour g at we want everyone to be safe and to get the resources they need to avoid contracting the disease or to avoid spreading it. the mayor said the results are confidential and will not affect anyone's immigration status. the testing site is opened from 9:00 to 5:00 this saturday and sunday. we first brought you the news conference to open the testing site live on cbsn bay area. you can stay up-to-date on all of the developments 24/7 on san francisco is launching a new initiative to address virus infection rates in the
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latino community. latinos make up 15% of the city's population and 51% of those testing positive for the virus. tony are front-line workers who arvi19esting bsd ing upho this afternoon at 1:30, california's health and human services secretary will provide an update on covid-19. you can watch the video conference live on cbsn bay area and coming up, a newato sniff out the coronavirus. the finished detectors that can since the virus before you get symptoms. plus, a new featur
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to our coronavirus coverage now, researchers in finland say dogs could beat the newest covid-19 detectors. airport officials are hoping to find a quick and cost-effective way to tell if passengers have covid with a smell test about a dog. researchers say they are highly accurate and it is promising. >> what we have seen in our research is that the dogs actually will find them about five days before they get any symptoms. >> here is how it works, volunteers walked into a sniff station and swipe their skin and put the white into a jar
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and then present it to dogs in a separate room. if the dog deems the smell to be positive, people are given a free small test to check the results. google maps is rolling out a new feature for you to see how prevalent covid-19 cases are in the area. in the upper right-hand corner, users will see an option that says covid-19 info. the data will show a seven-day average of new cases along with a label, indicating if cases are trending lower or higher. the september simone swoon on wall street continued today. stocks started the session lower as investors fret about rising coronavirus cases and political division in the u.s. the dow is up though, this afternoon, moresh he rk on an annual basis. the record was met with huge unexpected expenses, costing the company millions. cosco's revenue was higher than
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a year ago, much higher than wall street expected. however, expenses are higher than before the pandemic, reportedly costing the company an additional $201 million in just 16 weeks with spending on things like hazard pay for employees, increased sanitation costs and other safety protocols. time now for a check of our weather. it is friday. >> and it is heating up. here is meteorologist mary lee. >> that is right, len and michelle. looking at temperatures on the rise as we head into our weekend. in the meantime, enjoy today with our seasonal temperatures, just a beautiful day across the region. here's a live look with the golden gate bridge camera. you can see mostly sunny skies out there. temperatures are in the 60s and 70s at this hour. 76 in concord. oakland coming in at 66, 72 in livermore, san francisco 72, san jose and 75 for santa rosa. air-quality forecast looking good with that good to moderate
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forecast. we still have that zonal flow and sea breeze for us and that is why we are still looking at that clean and fresh air. we have a beach hazard statement. please be careful and use caution at our beaches. we have rip currents as well as large, breaking waves for our beaches. the beach hazard statement and affect at least until this evening. let's also talk about the high fire danger. that red flag warning in effect for northbay mountains, east bay hills and valleys. that is until 8:00 a.m. due to dry, dusty offshore winds. it is the wife we will be heating up. low relative humidity and expected critical fire weather conditions as we head through the weekend. this afternoon, looking at mid 60s along the coast, upper 60s to mid 70s along the bay and mid-80s inland for today. right around where we should be this time of year. as we go through near-normal daytime highs for today and then looking at this ridge of high pressure building and, the heat returns to us as we look
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to our weekend. daytime highs today though, looking at seasonal temperatures for this time of year. let's get to that extended forecast as we will see temperatures warming up saturday, but especially as we look to sunday, monday and tuesday with triple digit heat inland, 80s and 90s around the bay and 70s and 80s along the coast. back to you. time for liam's list now. this week, one of san francisco's most popular restaurants is celebrating its 12th anniversary and they are inviting you to the party. here is leah makem. >> we are talking about lamarr, located herejo an alfresco dining, all food to go. this peruvian hotspot, look at that food! oh my word, you want it right now. it's delivers always. seafood with a california twist and latin flavors, utilizing
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always the best ingredients and the best from the sea. of course, seafood experience almost unrivaled in the bay area. happy birthday lamarr. >> are you hungry yet? of course. you can see the rest of leon's list of things to do at and see him live fridays on our morning show at 4:30. coming up, using her law practice to make a difference. meet the young oakland native who is helping her african- american community for free. a reminder, kpix 5 has a new app 5. it gives you 24 seven access to cbsn bay area and kpix 5 newscasts and i'm voting 'yes' on prop 19 to help california's most vulnerable. over 24,000 homes were destroyed by wildfires in less than two years. too many of those victims are also hit with a sudden tax hike after their forced to move. it's wrong. prop 19 limits taxes on wildfire victims and limits taxes on seniors and severely disabled homeowners.
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join firefighters and emergency responders in voting 'yes' on 19.
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♪ this week, students rising above scholar saw a need for legal services and she stepped up. >> now, she is helping others in need of legal advice. >> reporter:eeverls r hands ful 3-year-old daughter, victoria, keeping her on the go. >> this little one is smart.
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she is going to go very far in life. >> reporter: green has gone very far in life too, started her very own law practice at just 27 years old peers >> i wanted to make a difference in my community. >> reporter: is a community this oakland native has dreamed of having since she was just a teenager, being her own family financially struggle and at times with no food in the house. >> we would have to wait until stu school started the next day and go to school and get food there. >> reporter: through it all, verlina thrived. she was captain of the school's cheerleading team and valedictorian of her class in 1998. then, it was on to college and law school. her law work, mostly virtual now, but it is her past days in probate court that shows verlina a new way she can help her community. >> when i looked around and saw and i joked about this, but my colleague said, verlina, do you notice something, we are the only black people in the room who are professionals. >> reporter: verlina discovered
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that many african-americans don't have estate plans. with a pass away, the assets they do have are often tied up in probate. >> it was important to me to make sure that people have the information and that i was giving something back for free. >> reporter: so in 2014, she founded the nonprofit estate and retirement planning specialist, focusing on generational wealth building for african-americans. free covid-19, verlina held yearly informational summits and spoke frequently at schools, community events and churches. >> reporter: >> traditionally, that is where african-americans get our information. it was important that i made that connection. >> reporter: now with th pandemic ongoing, she plans on holding future events virtually. as she and her husband await baby number two, also a little girl who no doubt will have her mom's can-do attitude. >> you can take any situation and turn it around. >> reporter: verlina points out
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that not having a good estate plan is a situation that affects so many of us. if you don't have one, seek help from a reputable estate planner. to learn more about students arriving arising above scholars, just go to our website, still ahead , a sweet deal for sports plans vance. what a popular donut chain is serving up for customers in team gear. today on the drew barrymore show, she reunites with her ex- husband, tom green at cooks with tabatha brown. the unfair money bail system. he, accused of rape. while he, accused of stealing $5. the stanford rapist could afford bail; got out the same day.
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the senior citizen could not; forced to wait in jail nearly a year. voting yes on prop 25 ends this failed system, replacing it with one based on public safety. because the size of your wallet shouldn't determine whether or not you're in jail. vote yes on prop 25 to end money bail.
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i am keeping a close eye on those offshore winds as we head into the weekend. a red flag warning will be in effect from saturday night until monday morning for the northbay mountains, east bay hills and valleys due to those dry and dusty offshore winds. this is a moderate offshore wind event, but still a big concern for us. also the heat, looking at those temperatures storing, especially through sunday with that triple digit heat inland, it gets even hotter on mondayyo asal t, warminup for satu a retuing sunday >>hereis mething sweet is orird the donut chain is offering a
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deal to sports fans. it is selling a dozen of its original glazed donuts for just $5, but that is only if you are wearing gear representing your favorite sports team. he can be anything from a jersey, t- shirt, to a complete team uniform. there you go. let's get our jerseys and go. >> throw on that nuggets gear, it might help out a little bit. no shade no. [ laughter ] statement hey, that is a little shade. [ laughter ] it is okay. have a great day, everyone. >> takes for watching. [ laughter ] ♪
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