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behind president trump's threat to send federal officers to oakland to quell unrest. protesters smashed a glass door and set the alameda county courthouse on fire in downtown oakland over the weekend. >> whether it was gasoline or some other flammable material, it was put in there, and liked fire work went in there and created the combustion that looked like an explosion. >> reporter: original doors from the 1920s and '30s were vandalized. they also sprayed graffiti on the courthouse, causing over $200,000 in damage. they also smashed winds at businesses near city hall and at the oakland police department. so-calleddage straighters set off fireworks, and pointed layers at police officers
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have and aircraft. some say that federal officers aren't welcome in oakland. >> you are not invited here. we do not want you to come here, and we'll do what we can within the law to prevent you from coming here. >> reporter: cobb said the council is set to pass a resolution on tuesday that tells city officials to take any and all lawful steps. >> that's a legal strategy. you don't telegraph that in advance, right. >> reporter: in mayor libby schaaf is making a distinction between peaceful protesters and others out to break the law. in a statement from over the weekend, schaaf said we celebrate passionate protests, but oaklanders need to know that when they attend protests after dark, they may be providing cover for agitator that are more entered in
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stoking unrest than advancing civil justice. another night of violence on the streets of portland. protesters gathered for the 60th night in a row, and just as we've seen for much of the past two months, the demonstrations there took violent turn, with protesters breeching a fence around the federal courthouse and shooting fireworks at officers. the demonstrators say they only became violent after officers started shooting tear gas and attacking them with batons, but late last night police say they found a bag with loaded rifle magazines and molotov cocktails near the protests. and bay area labor unions are now calling for san francisco's police union to stop blocking police reforms. workers and labor leaders from five local unions gathered earlier today outside of the
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san francisco police officers association office dweebs handing the defunding of the police department to help stop police violence. they say funds used for equipment like police tactical vehicles and weapons should be invested in resources, services, and programs to help black, latino, and other underserved communities. >> people are being killed on these streets every day by police officers that don't know how to deal with people with mental disabilities. so they come into a situation very gung and usually it turns out pretty bad. >> the recent weeks, san francisco mayor london breed has committed to redirecting money from the police department's budget to the city's underserved communities. antioch police are looking for a gunman in connection with a double shooting early this morning. one person was killed and another seriously injured. it happened outside of a 7-
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eleven store just after midnight. antioch police say a woman sitting in a white suv died at the scene from her injuries. a man who was shot was taken to the hospital in serious condition. >> it appears they were seated in the vehicle and were targeted by a subject who approached them on foot. >> antioch police have not released the identities of the man and the woman who were shot. we're also waiting to find out from police whether surveillance video may have captured the crime. now we turn to the coronavirus pandemic, and today governor newsom announced the state will be providing 52 million dollars to the central valley to help with testing and other resources amid a huge surge in covid cases there. greg lee is joining us with more on this plan in the central valley, and the governor's plea for people not to let their guard down. greg? >> alex, the state is reacting to the central valley much like it did to the hard-hit imperial
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county. the governor focuses on essential workers and telling people across the state to wake up. >> we need to do today, redouble down our efforts to improve our own behaviors. >> reporter: the state's top health official continuing to urge californians to exercise caution despite modest improvements to covid-19 numbers, after a major surge, governor gavin newsom said the hospitalization rate at slowed to a 3% increase over the past two weeks. the icu increase dropped from 39% to 7%. >> a decline in the rate of growth. it is not where we need to be. but its progress, indeed, but more progress needs to be made. >> reporter: the governor spoke from diamond nuts in stockton, the central valley's 8 counties toward as a new hot spot. >> 10.7% in fresno, and
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stanislaus on the higher end, 17.7% positivity rates. >> reporter: the governor said the spread is disproportionately impacting essential workers in the latino community. part of the message delivered in spanish. the team is allocating $52 million of federal funding to the central valley to help with the surge. >> to improve isolation protocols, our quarantine protocols, our testing protocols, and to enhance our healthcare workers. >> reporter: despite some signs of progress, a grim statistic continues to go the wrong we. the average daily number of people dying from the virus is now 109, up from 91 last week. >> all of the pain and suffering these family members are going through is testament to a different reality, and please let's wake up to that reality. >> 37 counties are now on the
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state's coronavirus watch list. super bowl county was just added. those counties make up 93% of the state's population. >> all right, greg, thank you. dozens of protesters showed up outside of governor number's home today in fair oaks near sacramento demand he take action to prevent the growing spread of coronavirus in state prisons. about a dozen of those demonstrators chained themselves to the front gate. they were removed and then detained by the chp. the demonstrators say keeping inmates locked up during the pandemic is a risk to their lives. >> we're here to demand that governor newsom free them all. he can give mass clemency for those in state prisons. medical professionals say we need 50% leased so people can survive covid-19. he only released 10% of the population. we want 50% or more. >> the demonstrators also
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demand that prisoners who are undocumented immigrants not be released to i.c.e. to prevent the potential spread of the coronavirus elsewhere. it's unclear if the governor was at home during today's demonstration. that protest comes as the 19th inmate at san quentin prison died over the weekend from the coronavirus. our investigative reporter brooks joins us now. brooks, how is the prison handling the situation there? >> well, julie, over the past four days, there has been a one- time deep cleaning at san quentin. so all of the hard surface, v now been disinfected and the cells electromagnetically sprayed down, and some of the otherrests that are going through right now are proving to slow the spread. now over the last two weeks, we've seen 94 new cases of the coronavirus among inmates, but just three weeks ago, we were seeing more than 100 every
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single day. so things are improve, but we're still seeing new cases. >> brooks, the death toll continues to grow, it seems by the day, for death row inmates. do we know why that is? >> well, all of the death row inmates are housed in the same unit, and all of these sells are open. so it's not really a surprise that we're seeing all of the death row inmates suddenly have the coronavirus. the other thing is, many of the people on death row are elderly or have underlying health conditions. they've been in prison for years, sometimes decades. so they're more susceptible to getting that disease, and that's what we're seeing. >> and what about testing at the prison? last week you uncovered testing troubles there at san quentin. has that improved? >> well, the testing is still a big challenge, and here is why. it's not happening enough, and
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the results are taking too long. six or more days is the average time it takes to get results back for an inmate who has been tested. that doesn't really do much in terms of contact tracing or trying to figure out who is infected and who isn't, and so it's really going to take the state to step up, find more contracts, maybe leverage some of the public universities that we profiled last week that are willing and able to do the testing, have them come in and help out, so you can get a better idea of who is infected and try to root out that virus. >> there have been cases down in southern california where inmates were shown to be intentionally trying to catch the virus by, like, sharing water, coughing on each other, sneezing on each other. brooks, is there any indication that could be happening at san quentin, that inmates could be intentionally trying to catch the coronavirus in hopes it may get them out of jail early? >> great point, and i've asked
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that question several times. at this point, there's no evidence that any of the inmates at san quentin have done that. it's a little different from the county jail system where we saw inmates doing that in l.a. the difference is, if an inmate gets infected, there's no reassurance or -- they're not going to just be released into the community. in fact, the prison system has not allowed many of the inmates who are infected to leave, and if they are granted an early release, they have to quarantine in a hotel. but those who do contract the virus many times are put in these triage tents or put into a 250-bed field hospital, an old furniture warehouse on the primp site that's been converted, more beds there. so they're treating them there. so they're not going to be released just sent out into the community with the virus or if they get the virus. >> all right. thanks for the update tonight on the situation that is continuing to change at san
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quentin, and other jail facilities around the state. brooks, thank you. contra costa county could start issuing fines to people who violate public health orders related to the coronavirus. violations involving noncommercial activities. for those, the fine would be $100 for the first violation, $200 for a second, and $500 for each additional violation within a year. for violations involving businesses, it would be $250 for a first violation, $500 for a second, and $1,000 for each additional violation within a year. the board of supervisors will be voting on this ordinance coming up tomorrow. and if you would like the latest information, you can check out the ktvu news app for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak and the latest restrictions that are in place. we also have a county by county list of what's open, and what still remains closed.
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coming up at 5:30 tonight. we take a look at why the real estate market is heating up, and why that could be bad news for renters. >> also, the late congressman john lewis returns to washington. the tributes today as his casket lies in the capitol rotunda. and we're tracking the weather out there. a lot of fog again at the coast today. what does it look like for tomorrow? i'll have all of that after the break.
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visited lewis's flag-drapped coverton pay their respects to the man being remembered as a moral force for this nation. here is a live look from washington d.c. lewis's casket now placed just outside the capitol rotunda. the conman making history as the first -- the congressman making history as the first conman congressman to lie in state in the capitol rotunda. >> he was a remarkable human being, and that energy that he exhibit, we'll miss. . >> reporter: lewis's casket received at joint base andrews
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by speaker of the house nancy pelosi, his former congressional staff and friends. en route to the capital, the motorcade making several stops at significant landmarks opinion. the martin luther king jr. memorial, pausing in front of the lincoln con memorial, and black lives matter plaza. his son meeting with the mayor who present helped him with a replica black lives matter street sign. crowds coming out despite near 100-degree temperatures and pleas to stay home during the pandemic. the georgia lawmaker arriving at the capitol one final time, honored in a small ceremony, attendees socially distanted and wearing masks, before lewis makes history as the first african-american to lie in state in the capitol rotunda. >> reporter: his body will remain here until wednesday, when he'll be flown to atlanta,
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a city he served for decades, for a final farewell and burial. in he south bay, police are sething a hit-and-run involving a number of cars parked along the street in san jose. a driver in a stolen car slammed into at least four cars just before midnight last night. ashley guerrero said she heard a loud crash right outside her home and ran outside to see a wide area of destruction. >> my car into tiny little pieces, the windows smashed, the front just smashed inside. >> police say there were several suspects inside that stolen car. after the crash, they ditched the car and ran off. anyone with any information on this case should put in a call to san jose police. there are new concerns tonight about the coronavirus among major league baseball
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players after just one weekend of games. now some games are being postponed because of players testing positive. joe joins us now with more on the situation with major league baseball. joe? >> that's right, julian. a full schedule of major league games was played over the weekend, but two games have already been postponed tonight, demonstrating how precarious this major league season is, and what kind of domino effect can result as a result of the pandemic. the miami marlins started the year with two games in philadelphia. they found out today that at least 14 either players or members of the organization have tested positive for the coronavirus. the marlins played yesterday's game already knowing at least four people had tested positive. so here is where the come knee know effect starts. the marlins home opener scheduled tonight against baltimore has been postponed, as has tomorrow's game. and tonight's scheduled game philadelphia with the new york yankees coming to town has also
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been postponed. in addition, the marlins hat just come presume from atlanta where they played exhibition games, and the washington nationals are scheduled to be in miami this weekend, and their manager has concerned. >> my level of concern went from about an 208 about a 12. i mean, this thing really can -- hit else home now that you see half a team, you know, getting infected. because of my heart condition, what happens, you know, to me if i do get it? so i've got to be extra careful. i'm going to be honest with you, i'm scared. marlin's ceo derek jeter had this attempt today in which he stressed his team's primary focus on health while also agreeing that the postponement of tonight's game was the right thing to do. the marlins were staying in philadelphia waiting for another round of test results, and then late word tonight that they also are postponing the
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second game, not just their owner tonight, but also tomorrow's game. and then they have a little bit of answering to do, because the marlins knew at least four 0 their behaviorers were positive before the game yesterday in philadelphia and they didn't consider either notifying the phillies or postponing the game. so i think all of major league baseball is holding its breath. we should also stress that for now those games are postponed, not canceled. >> you really hate to see this happen, but there are legitimate concerns. joe, thanks very much. >> all righty, then. we're talking about another day like the last few days. live camera shot looking out across san francisco, and there's that fog coming back. it's a player now. now we're seeing a lot of fog. temperatures inland aren't so hot. that's why we're seeing lots of cool weather right along the coast.
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and that is going to continue the pattern is, i don't want to say stuck, but it's stuck. the pattern is stuck. trees not a lot shifting around here. as you look at walnut creek now, you see the hills are definitely drier. i have to sea temperatures in these spots, and right now you're looking at walnut creek, temperatures there in the 80s. nothing really extreme, which has been kind of nice considering all of the warm weather we had early in on the summer. let's take a look at this cat worry 100. it's well past the islands now. i just missed the islands. had that thing hit straight on and been something like this, you would have seen massive rainfall and flooding. storm surge is the thing, but it would have been more about the rain because of the way those islands are set up, but this thing stayed to the north
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and east, and it's moving off now. still a category 1. and monsoonal moisture for us. you may be seeing it out there. there it is right there. all of that activity. let's back this up a little bit. lake tahoe. the day starts off, going back to this morning, not a lot going on, right? and as soon as the sun hits the ground, boom, boom, boom, thunderstorms. donner getting hammered, all the way over to reno. and then things start to die down as the sun angle changes a little bit. so what's going to happen up there snowfall same thing. what's going to happen here tomorrow? pretty much the same thing. fog is expected to get well inland tonight, julie. there are some subtle changes coming. nothing major, though.
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guess the upside is we're not staring down nasty pure danger or poor air quality. an easy going pattern here, jules. >> yeah, that is the good news that we don't have tremendous or scary fire danger this time of year, because we know what happens when we do have that, yeah. all right, bill, thanks for the update. san mateo police are warning residents about a mountain lion sighting. the big cat was spotted this morning in the police academy parking lot in san mateo. the mountain lion ran off into the brush when it saw the officers. coming up here on the 5 here, unemployment payments could be cut considerably. we'll tell you about the division among gop lawmakers amid the latest round of coronavirus relief legislation.
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senate republicans rolled out a new proposal today for economic relief for americans, including another round of $1200 direct payments.
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the gop says it wants to cut the $600 boost in jobless benefits to $200. jillian turner tells us it could be weeks before a bill is passed. >> nothing has happened like this since the end of world war ii. >> reporter: president trump is touting progress toward a coronavirus vaccine, his trip to a north carolina biotech facility comes as the vice president is also traveling to miami to receive an update on vaccine trials. >> i hope you take it and the whole team here takes it. >> reporter: the operation warp speed is gaining a new sense of urgency after the president's national security advisor has tested positive for covid-19. the white house responding to the results saying there's no risk of exposure to the president or the vice president. >> apparently it's a light case. i believe his daughter had caught it beforehand. >> reporter: meanwhile on capitol hill, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell
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unveiling more details for a cares two bill. $1 trillion is the opening figure as they prepare to negotiate. >> together the bills make up the hales act. that's health, economic assistance, liability protection, and schools. >> reporter: meanwhile, his democratic counterpart chuck schumer is blasting the bill saying the republican plan doesn't go far enough. >> last week was a slow motion train wreck on the republican side. it could have not come at a worse time. and it will cause immense and potentiallier wreck joe cash balance damage to our country. >> mcconnell said a final deal may take weeks to finalize. democrat lawmakers are warning their member it is stay flexible throughout the month of august.
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the spread of coronavirus is accelerating in several states, but others are starting to see progress after a surge. cases here in california, in texas, and arizona, have all started to plateau. texas has reported several days of cases below the 10,000 mark, and hospitalizations have declined for another day in arizona. public health officials have attributed the recent decline to more mask wearing and better social distancing. >> going around in the communities see that facetime are far more common than they were a month guy. that's working. >> the same cannot be said for florida, where more than 9,000 people are now in medical facilities with the coronavirus. still, california, which is the most populous state, currently has the highest number of total coronavirus infections, ahead of florida, new york, and texas. the coronavirus pandemic is creating a financial hardship
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for millions of americans, but not for everyone. how the real estate market is heating up, and how that could be bad news for renters. and google makes a big announcement about remote work for its 200,000 workers. >> also ahead, the concerns over forming school teaching pods for your kids. why a bay area school district warning against it.
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the coronavirus pandemic has widened the gap between americas haves and have nots. tom joins us now with more on the growing fierce about a wave of evictions that could be coming as the real estate market keeps getting hotter for those who can't afford to buy at this time. >> it's really something. we may well be on the precipice of the largest homeless population in the entire american experience. thanks to record low interest rates, america is if the middle of a housing sales boom that usually would have cooled down by this time of year. in the spring quarter, after an early coronavirus sales dip, america of americans purchased 15 million homes. previously home purchases in june were up nearly 21%. a record. and new home sales spiked almost 14%, far more than expert predictions. kathy is a long-time north bay real estate agent.
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>> so the markets are booming, they're booming across the board in terms of price point including the high-end market. it's not just buying the house. you're buying an interest rate. >> reporter: now many people are working at home with no commute, or are buying a second home. >> so we call it the outer counties are doing very well, including south of san francisco. >> at the very same time, millions of others are struggling to keep a noncanvas roof over their heads. last month alone, 12.6 million americans said they could not pay their rent, and without massive federal relief, it's about to get unimaginably worse. >> you have the end of the federal unemployment benefits, the end of the federal moratorium. >> reporter: stout, a highly right-hand investment banking and consulting firm, is forecasting that as many as12 million people will be served with eviction papers by october. >> when you look at the numbers of evictions that could be
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niled in the last four months, there's no correlation for that nothing on record that looks like this. >> during the great dedepression, there are 2 million homeless, during the great recession, 643,000 americans in shelters are on the streets. currently there are some 568,000,000 homeless people in the use, but even in marin, where many of them are renters in low-wage worker. >> many are essential workers, and that s where we're seeing the most cases of covid-19 these despite going to be like a tidal wave here in marin and throughout the country. >> reporter: unless congress acts, and acts almost immediately, this would by far deepen and lengthen america's already massive economic dist, making it far, far worse. >> it is frightening to think about what is still to come.
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tom, thank you. google dead said they are sending their work from home policy until next year. google is joining other companies in letting companies continue to work from home. the policy applies to google's 200,000 employees. most of their workforce has been away from the office since march when the pandemic hit. around that time, google gave every employee $1,000 to improve their work from home set-up. the start of school is weeks away, but many parents still don't have a firm plan yet as to how the academic year will move forward in the age of covid, and that is lead something to take matters into their own hands, potentially worse wering an already difficult situation. >> reporter: in district begins it's next academic year, but some parents are setting learning pods for their
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children. >> our goal and the goal of every family tow create a much better learning requirement is for our children. . >> reporter: david castillo has a son about to enter the 5th grade in the district. me and other parents dismayed by the lack of concrete district plans for the upcoming school year are setting up learning pods. instruction by parents to small groups of students. in response, 14 principals sent a letter causing such pods could create problems. this idea of podding as a creative solution to an impossible situation, at the same time, the formation of these groups holds the risk of ex-s aer basing educational inequities. >> families from higher income brackets are con go grating with each other, podding with each other, whereas individuals in lower income communities don't have access to each other, left alone each other toed and provide the same level of educational experience. . >> reporter: oakland school
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district officials say while they don't encourage the creation over the pods, they do understand why parents are taking such actions. they say administrators are meeting the first three days of this week to form late more con temperature plans. >> we hope it won't just be based that they're doing this. we want to see them bringing kids from all parts of our town into their pods if that's what they want to do. >> reporter: castillo said his pod will just be with children of relatives, as we waits for word from his district. >> we need information as parents regarding what the school district is going to offer our children, regarding distance learning come this fall. >> reporter: it is a question that grows louder for parents as summer bleeds into the start of the first full school year in the age of covid. >> today students in sunnyvale
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received school supplies for the upcoming school year. sunnyvale community services held the first of two drive- through distributions this morning. families in need are getting backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as a gift card for new shoes. the organization says demand for help is up 25% this year, because of the pandemic, and they're happy to be able to safely provide the necessities. whether or not students are going back to school or going to be sheltering in place, we want them to be ready to learn. clearly, this is not normal times. but to have the children feel like they have the supplies that they need, but also the sense that school is starting, they're ready is going to be so important for them. >> the second distribution is set for next monday. registration still open. sunny vale community services will also give backpacks to school so those who start later can also have a fresh start.
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coming up, presidential candidate joe biden narrows his search for a v.p. pick. who may be on this short list. >> and the new program to provide potentially life- changing financial assistance to former foster youth.
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>> dozens of young adults are getting $1,000 a month, no strings attached, as they transition out of extend foster care. >> first of all, thank you all for being here. >> reporter: santa clara leaders monday announced the launch of the first basic uniform income program for foster youth. essential those young adults who are no longer eligible for assistance when they turn 24
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years old. >> the future of these children are the county. >> the pilot program unanimously approved by the board gives 72 transitioning foster youth in santa clara $1,000 a month for one year, starting when they turn 24. the total cost is $900,000 from the county's general fund. >> that early boost basically getting par layed into a much better future for them. >> reporter: unlike other services like food stamps, they have no condition on what this money can be spent on. opponents of liken it to open ended unemployment benefits which reduce individuals
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incentive to work. this 23-year-old college student said it will give her one more year of financial support while attending college. >> and it just help mess feel a little bit more relieved , because know that i will be able to at at least pay for a room. >> if this pilot program is successful, they said they would consider expanding it to other groups, including the developmentally disabled, and the elderly. a former contra costa clerk recorder entered a not guilty plea to illegally using campaign funds. the county district attorney's office said they used $262,000 in campaign money for vacations and other personal expenses. he is now charged with four felony counts of grand theft, and 30 felony counts of.
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ry. cantinilla had a long political career. he is free on his own wreck okayny distance, and his attorney said he is currently out of the state. still to come, visitors returned to the oakland zoo. details on the zoo's reopening plans after being closed foreseveral months. >> and we've got the forecast that includes a bit of a warmup, and then a cooldown again. i'll have that right after the break. i wouldn't be here if i thought reverse mortgages took advantage of any american senior, or worse, that it was some way to take your home. it's just a loan designed for older homeowners, and, it's helped over a million americans. a reverse mortgage loan isn't some kind of trick to take your home. it's a loan, like any other. big difference is how you pay it back.
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advance. >> i can't wait to see their reaction to the visitors. i couldn't even sleep last night, and the kids were up early saying i want to be the first in line. >> the community has stood behind us for many months that we've been closed, so we're so happy to be opened back for the community. >> since the zoo's closure, there have been some new additions for visitors to see, include a giraffe, a newborn baboon, and several newborn american buffalo. looking for ways to bring fans back to the stands in time for sports in the fall. hunter davis tells us about a drone company that is working to help out in texas. >> reporter: the buzzing of a single drone. drowning out the silence of the typically packed cotton bowl in dallas. >> the cotton bowl opened up in
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1930, so this was our 90th year, and it was set to be our best year ever. >> reporter: but covid-19 left the iconic stadium empty. they hope that specialized disinfecting drones can bring back sport spectators. >> one suppose we scan hit -- i think its four rows as opposed to a person going in having to do each one by themselves. . >> reporter: these drones are typically used for agriculture, but now they can use them to quickly lean schools and large event centers. the cotton bowl can usually hold just over 92,000 people, with an event space of this size, the drones should be able to disinfect said a company in new york is doing something similar. >> you already had a lot of drones that were doing things like crop-spraying drones, and that lends itself well and makes disinfecting very easy.
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>> reporter: for now, the drones at the cotton bowl will be practicing, spraying only water as they wait for the faa to approve the use of the disinfectant. they expect that to happen within the next 90 days. and we think it's part of the puzzle to get the public back. tropical depression hanna is still drenching south texas. it was down crowded to a tropical depression yesterday. but meteorologists warn that life-threatening flash flooding school still take place through today. it damaged boats and tommed trailers, and knocked out power to 200,000 homes and businesses. hawaii is now bracing for hurricane douglas. people spent the weekend boarding up store fronts and even getting in one last surf. the category 1 storm could
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bring winds of 85 miles an hour, up and to 15 inches of rain in some areas. if douglas hits hawaii as a hurricane, it would be only the third in modern history to do so. and speaking of hurricane season, there's a lot of warm water down there in the gulf of mexico, really warm, like in the upper 80s, and there's some activities off of the care bee yarn right now that look as though within the next week we could see some pretty significant hurricane activity in that gulf region. so just keep your eyes on that if you have travel plans out to texas. it's still developing, but it has lot of rotation, size, and a lot of what it needs to become a big-time hurricane. so it's july, but its acting like august for hurricane season, and just the fact that we saw that douglas just miss the hawaiian islands last night and this morning, that's an unusual event, right? when you get a hurricane out there to the hawaiian islands. often times the water isn't
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warm enough there to have hurricane formation. again, missed the islands fortunately. but just very active. i guess what i'm getting sat the tropical pacific is pretty lit up right now. lots of warm, warm water, especially off california and the earn seaboard. and had bodies pretty aggressively for hurricanes, as you know. >> look up here by redding and weaverville. big lightning strikes there. there is chico, chester, some lightning strikes, and right at truckee right now. so that's that monsoonal moisture, which is so typical this time of year. it will start dying down more as we go into the next few hours. 93 in brentwood. temperatures about where they were yesterday. that's no surprise, because we talked about it. last week was like this, too.
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this pattern is real persistent, and it just keeps hanging on, and it's kind of low-grade. it's not too hot, too cold, it's -- yeah. 93 in brentwood tomorrow. not bad for this time of year. it's not hard to get 98 or 100 degrees this time of year in brentwood. so the forecast for your bay area tuesday, a lot like today. look what happens on wednesday a little bit here. you see the temperatures take a little dip, and you see them go up a little. up, up, and they go up a little more, and then i'm going to put in the weekend here, and you can see temperatures a little warmer still. so nice warmup coming our way, but get ready for today tomorrow, you know what i mean. tomorrow will be a lot like today. >> yeah. it was a warm one today, but we will look forward to a little bit of a cooldown. bill, thank you. we'll see you in the 6:00 hour
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third party candidate. there is growing speculation over who presumptive democratic presidential nominee joe biden will pick for his vice presidential running mate. while kamala harris is still one of the front-runners, another california lawmaker is now joining the conversation. we have the latest from washington. >> reporter: with joe biden in washington today for the john lewis memorial, intrigue is growing about his potential vice presidential pick. and we've heard him say he'll make that announcement at some point in august, soily let him make that announcement. >> reporter: speculation is growing that elizabeth warren and kamala harris may be losing favor. warren not only because of her enhanced resume problems, but also because she is white in a party clamoring for a minority pick. while harris remains afavorite to some, she carries her own baggage, not only her sometimes caustic sarcasm, but a history of being a tough prosecutor in a party that wants law
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enforcement reform. one potential rising star, representative karen bass of california, who was endorsed in an open letter by a handful of bernie aligned convention delegates from california who believe she can straddle the line between bernie bros and more conventionlet democrats. >> i want to do whatever the vice president needs, if he calls on me to do. if he wants me to go and safely walk precincts, i would be happy to do that. >> another v.p. pick getting attention is former obama national security advisor susan rice. he worked with rice for 8 years. the reagan foundation is requesting the trump campaign and the rnc joint fund-raising committee stop using president
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civil rights movement. congressman lewis will lie in state at the u.s. capital. it's an honor served for a very special view and only the most distinguished, but because of the pandemic, the public viewing is taking place outdoors. lauren blanton with the eulogies for congressman lewis. >> reporter: hi, frank. well, it's a remarkable life and legacy that these folks here who is come out to pay their respects are remembering, of course, that not only service to the country, but also his fight for equality. there have been hundreds if not thousands of people who have shown up. of course they have all stayed socially distanced and all have to wear masks, and they are, at this time, all walking by saying that one final good-bye. >> he was a remarkable human being, and that energy that he exhibited, we will miss. >> reporter:


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