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resonance of eight vallejo home or without a permanent place to leave tonight as a fire raced through the house. police in paris suspect terrorism as a knife wielding man step several victims and one victim does not make it. good evening to you. it took vallejo fire crews more than one hour to stop a five alarm fire that broke out this afternoon and the flames spread to neighboring homes. our reporter is live at the scene, and has the fire investigators figured out what started the fire? >> reporter: it was a huge fire
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and the fire investigators are still looking for the cause, but they do believe it started in the back and between two properties, and spread with the aid of those tall cypress trees. the neighbor said they thought it was good to be much worse. >> reporter: neighbors feared this fire could destroy their neighborhood. >> i said this cannot be good because of the big black smoke. >> the trees caught immediately and they said there was a lot of gas and propane tanks back there. >> reporter: the back fence and trees were burning just as this man was pulling into the driveway. said all i saw was black smoke and i had to run into the house. i got there and i got all of the kids out and i went upstairs and got the neighbors out. that was it. it was so hot back there that when i dress myself, 10 seconds later i was dry after pouring water on myself. >> we are determining which backyard it started in and once it reached the role of the
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cypress trees, once a caught fire, that's back row -- row of the cypress trees, they caught fire and spread very quickly. >> i said there is so much stuff in the share that there is a fire that is waiting to happen. i said you need to clean it up around here. >> reporter: it took more than one hour for the fire crews to knock down the fire. one home is a total loss and three others have minimal damage. fortunately everybody escaped without injury. the people who occupied the three houses with minimal damage are allowed back into their home tonight. we also found out that during this firefight, another fire broke on -- out across the street. this house had a completely separate incident as it was caused by a water heater. at one point in time, we had fire crews fighting fires on
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both side of the street and luckily nobody was her. a billionaire donated $500,000 to san jose today. this billionaire gave that money to the fire department and will allow them to install smoke alarms in mobile homes free of charge to people who are living in them. wall -- this man previously donated money to help the people of the kindly -- coyote creek flooding. the coast guard rescued four boaters after the fishing boat ran aground. the boaters called authorities around the clock a.m. saying their boat has ran aground and they had a diabetic passenger on board. it happened near the suisun slough and when the residents were not able to tow the boat, they airlifted to of the cruise to a hospital in napa. and authorities say it was now likely dry rot that caused a
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backyard deck to collapse in oakland yesterday. we flew over the home and you can see the damage. the wooden deck fell from the second story and at least two people were hurt. the oakland fire department took the two victims to the trauma center and were hospitalized with moderate injuries. one victim banged her head. the alameda county coroner is working to identify body that was found in the marshlands in fremont. a hiker spotted the body in the mud flats yesterday afternoon. it was recovered by the water rescue crew. here is a picture that the department sent us. it shows the specialized propeller driven boat used for the recovery. the male body was clothed and had been there for some time. the discovery of the body drew
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a heavy response from local agency, including alameda county sheriff department and the fremont fire department as well. the coroner will also try to figure out the cause of death. the body is not linked to any unsolved cases. there are new details about a crash that caused traffic problems during the early commute on friday. the chp said that five teenage boys were taken into custody. authorities tell the newsgroup that the driver did not have a drivers license. they were riding in an suv and it was racing a corvette. speeds reached 120 miles per hour. officers tried to stop the cars, and the corvette got away. the suv crashed after going through the tunnel. the east oakland tech fair helped low income residents receive a free computer today. it was part of the national digital inclusion we. it allowed oakland people to
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attend a training session. they say 25% of homes in oakland do not have a computer or internet access. to help lower that number, the event offered a free desktop computer and $10 a month internet service to qualified families. >> a digital divide is here in oakland and a lot of people don't have a computer at home and they have a lot of young children that are unable to do their homework and things like that. we really are trying to provide them with those resources in order for them to level the playing field. >> that they are. they collaborated with the event and it is an initiative that aims to make that all oakland community members and students have access to a computer. north korea said today they will begin dismantling the nuclear test site within the next two weeks and invited foreign journalists to witness it. some analysts are optimistic
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about the warming relations between the communist country and that usa. others remain skeptical and we have more from washing a. >> reporter: earlier today, a press release from the north korean foreign minister plans the country plans to hold a ceremony to dismantle their nuclear test grounds between may 23 and may 25. they claim all of the tunnels will be blown up and journalists from china, russia, the u.s. and south korea are being abided. just yesterday, secretary of state mike pompeo spoke out after his return from north korea from what turned out to be the most consequential foreign policy event to date. he is brimming with optimism about the summit to be held in singapore. >> if north korea takes action to denuclearize, they are going to be work with the usa to achieve economic part with the
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south korean france. >> reporter: usa and the north have a shared vision for the future of the korean peninsula and are in complete agreement about what they seek to achieve at the summit. after more than a year of fiery rhetoric between drop administration officials and the north, this is a remarkable turnaround. some experts suggest even the current mood may be even too good to be true. they cautioned that washington and north korea don't have the same concept of denuclearization and they doubt that kim jong un will want to give up his prize program -- program, one made by his grandfather. with a hotly anticipated summit now just a few weeks away, the window for kim jong un to comply is closing quickly. actress meghan markle is set
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to marry britain's prince harry just one week from now. we heard the head of the episcopal church will speak at the ceremony. michael curry of chicago will deliver the sermon. curry is outspoken in his support for social justice issues and has spoken out about immigration policy and his support for same-sex marriage. harry and megan are set to exchange vows on saturday, may 19. coming up, a deadly knife attack in paris and why police suspect this was an act of terror. residents living in the shadow of the volcano on hawaii brace for more trouble as another crack opens up. a big cooldown happens across the bay area and what it
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means for your mother's day forecast and the five day planner is coming up after the break. crystal geyser alpine springpasses through here, and is bottled right here. at the mountain source. naturally. crystal geyser is the only major u.s spring water bottled at the mountain source. naturally. i support the affordable care act, and voted against all trump's attempts to repeal it. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein
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crystal! [echo] geyser! [echo] crystal geyser. always bottled at the mountain source. naturally. an update now on the big island of hawaii as scientist reported a new lava crack has opened up near the geothermal plant. the geological services that lava erupted from the new crack this morning and say thousands more could be forced to evacuate because of this. meantime, president donald trump has declared a major disaster in hawaii. the states governor had requested that declaration in the days after the eruption. it allows the state to receive federal assistant to supplement state recovery efforts. llama has already destroyed three dozen buildings and 27 homes. the islamic state group has claimed responsibility for the knife attack that killed one person and wounded four others in paris. it happened to date near the
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famed opera garnier. two of the victims are in critical condition, and the other two have had serious injuries. the motive is still unconfirmed, but authorities say they have opened a terrorism investigation. the white house is refusing to apologize after an aide is accused of making an insensitive comment about ailing senator john mccain. a cabinet member is fighting back against calls for that staff are to be fired. >> reporter: several people at the white house staff meeting thursday tell fox news there was some nervous snickering hurt in the room in reaction to the so-called john mccain joke and some talked about how tasteless and surprising it was afterwards. a white house aide in the communication office marked senator john mccain's brain cancer diagnosis openly at this
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meeting while discussing mccain's announcement that he will not be supporting president donald trump's nominee for cia director. she said it doesn't matter because he is dying anyway. john mccain has been battling brain cancer for the past five months. sadler called john mccain's daughter to apologize. on friday, megan said she was surprised that sadler had not been fired. but the white house budget director said that sadler cannot be fired. >> i think the remarks are awful, but let's look at this in context. that was set in a private meeting inside of the white house. you might say something really nasty about me off of the air, and it doesn't have that much impact. but if you come on hair -- air and say it there, then that is a big problem. >> some are calling for a fire, do you think that is right? >> no i don't. >> that's my >> reporter: mccain's family
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has come to his defense and his wife tweeted to sadler and said may i remind you my husband has a family, seven children and five grandchildren. joe biden said he was wondering when indecency would hit rock bottom with this administration . this staffer is not the exception to the rule, but the epitome of it. at the press briefing yesterday, sarah sanders said she would not talk about a leak internal staff meeting. several people are getting sick now from that salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of more than 200 million expert many more people -- the cdc says 12 more people have also reported getting ill.
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no deaths have been reported. the outbreak has been linked to eggs so by rose aker farms and appears to be tied to the north carolina facility. the eggs were distributed to restaurants and grocery stores and are sold under the name of great value, country daybreak, and crystal farms. normally your family lives in your home, but technology is making the house part of the family. amazon partnered with the nation's largest homebuilder to create a smart home in a booming east bay community. it is one of a handful of prototypes across the country. tom baker went to vallejo to take a look at what he could do. >> reporter: at this home development, one home is an amazon experience center. >> we decided that we need to build homes for the way people live now. >> reporter: with wi-fi a basic backbone of the home, labor savings and fun gadgets that you won't or need can be connected to the wi-fi brain as they become available now and in the future.
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>> we finally treated wi-fi as if it is plumbing or air conditioning. the future is endless. >> reporter: there is no wi-fi nook or cranny anywhere. >> this is the way that people live today. >> reporter: alexa is ready to do a bunch of things. for example, alexa, movie time. the shades come down and the lights dm and the tv presents a movie menu. you have pushbutton access to basic needs to be quickly delivered by amazon. from t to toilet paper -- from a glass of tea to toilet paper. >> change the thermostat to 68 degrees. >> reporter: cameras are at your command when and where you want to see them.
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>> alexa, show me the backyard. alexa, show me the kids room. >> reporter: from the doorbell to the stairwell, you are in command. you tell alexa it is party time, the shades lower a bit and they color light show begins as well is the music you choose. in the bedroom after checking the kids room, you can tell alexa good night and the shades were lower and the lights would dm. the exterior doors were locked and alexa gives you a good night greeting. when you awake, a morning greeting. you get a quick weather, news, and traffic report tailored to your commute. >> pretty cool stuff and the future is here. tomorrow is mother's day and it is a big day for business. the national retail federation report that spending is expected to top $23 billion this year with the average person spending about $180 on
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gifts. according to a survey by city retail services, 67% will buy mom a card. 35% will buy flowers and 20% say they will take mom out to eat. a course of the question is how the weather will cooperate if you are going to take mom out for lunch. we turned to our meteorologist and mark, do you have anything planned for mother's day? >> we celebrated mother's day today. it was nice, but actually sitting down for lunch it was warm with temperatures in the 80s. by the time lunchtime was over it was cold because the wind picked up. so all within a meal, we had warm temperatures and much cooler temperatures. that cooled off the entire bay area. the wind picked up around mount diablo at 62 miles per hour for a gust. so we cooled off into
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the 60s and 70s with some 80s out toward concord. san francisco maxed out at 69 degrees. what time did san francisco maxed out at that temperature? ink about that audrey for a minute or two? !. -- think about that for a minute or two. the satellite is showing some high clouds up to the north and we had the fog and the clouds out to the sierra. they could pick up some snow showers in the higher elevation, primarily above 8000 feet in the mountains. current numbers are cool in san francisco as they are at 56 degrees. that cool wind is setting up for this evening and you can see the wind speeds at fairfield with the gust to 32 miles per hour. sfo has went back at 13.
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we have clear skies here and a few clouds building up over the mountain tops. it will be mostly sunny skies in the south bay. some clouds tomorrow morning and run around the bay and temperatures to start out your sunday will be in the 40s to the lower 50s. here is the plan in san francisco. clouds and fog at 7:00 a.m. with some clouds left over for lunch time. we should have a bit of a breeze kicking up once again and we will struggle to make it into the lower 60s by the afternoon. we have a pretty good onshore flow that is developing. what that means for tonight is that we will have fog increasing, and as we take this into your sunday, low clouds of the coast with hartley sunny skies inland and low 70s. here is the cloud cover and lots of it tomorrow morning. there is still some stubborn overcast for the beaches with
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partly cloudy skies around the bay with hazy sunshine inland. temperatures tomorrow will be in the 60s and 70s. gilroy will make it to 72 degrees. here is a look ahead and we will tracks a more clouds as we head into the week with some drizzle possible by thursday morning. just 60s and 70s out there. the time that san francisco reach 69 degrees, do you want to guess? >> i will pick between noon and 2:00 pen. -- 2:00 p.m.. >> it was actually 3:00 a.m. in the morning. >> that is surprising. if you take mom and you want to be sitting outside at the restaurant, you will want to have a coat. >> bundle up. >> tiger woods made a run up the leaderboard at the players championship and the oakland a's were on the wrong side of a controversial call in new york,
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and joe fonzi will tell us all about it next. he's been called a rockstar lawyer. he tops the charts on progressive causes...
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winning pro bono battles for immigrants and the homeless. defending gay rights and gun control. democrat jeff bleich. after columbine, bleich led president clinton's youth violence initiative. with joe biden, bleich took on domestic violence. served president obama as special counsel and ambassador. maybe bleich can't pull off the rockstar look... but his progressive record is solid gold.
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time to talk a little bit of baseball and we will have a look at the highlights. >> replay is supposed to fix
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things in baseball, and not confuse you. the oakland a's are cursing the baseball replay system in part 28 replay decision as the oakland a's were losers at yankee stadium. they were traveling 2-0 heading into the 4th inning. -- trailing 2-0 heading into the 4th inning, but with this homer, they take the lead 3-2. this line drive to left center scores two more runs and it is now 5-2. then, a 6-2 leap was taken into the fifth. but after this homer, it is now six make-4. -- 6-4. wait, this
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play is reviewed and somehow somebody saw something on that replay worthy of overturning the call. it is hard to comprehend what they were looking at. then, in the 12th that yankees get this hit in center and sanchez scored from second and the yankees win the game 7-6. the golf tour is on one of the most famous corset this weekend in florida. this is another tournament that is giving -- course this weekend in florida. this is another target that is giving tiger woods fans hope. tiger woods had a great round, but he is 11 shots out of the lead. jordan spieth on the famous part three 17th. -- par 3/17.
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he also shot a 65. dustin johnson is much closer. johnson with a long birdie attempt at 13 and despite -- this putt will get there. here is the guy that is running away with the term. webb simpson -- tournament. webb simpson shot a 68 and is seven strokes in front of his nearest competitor. >> that will do it for us and we will see you right back here tonight at 10:00 p.m. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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okay. okay, here she comes. together: happy mother's da-- aah! what are you wearing? you don't remember this shirt? you made it for me for mother's day in kindergarten. it's adorable. it's perverted. it looks like you were felt up by that creepy guy around the corner. ew! why him? 'cause he's got, like, freakishly tiny hands. thank you! i cannot believe you kept that shirt. of course i kept it. i'm your mother. i keep everything you make me. please take that off. oh, when i'm dead. today is my special day, and i am gonna enjoy me some coffee. you know that's a pencil holder, right? i do now. jay: go first. no, you can go first. manny, go first! no, jay, you go first. ah, somebody give me a present! oh, jay, a diamond necklace! [ laughs ] thank you! you deserve it. go ahead, kid. happy mother's day, mom. oh.


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