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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. in north a homeless camp cleared out. why caltrans and the city say they had no choice. good after, i am len kiese. >> we have more and how the eviction went down. >> reporter: this entire
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eviction process lasting for hours. crews are currently right now cleaning what is up under here under this 101 viaduct. this is where dozens of people lived. th is the intersection of emat fourth and heather chin just under the 101 overpass, there is a neighborhood. people living in tents and cars. the homes but with scavenged items. >> this has been a good place of healing and peace for people. >> reporter: officials came through late this morning. hauling items and clearing this encampment. people who once lived here say that crews might come and crush their homes, but it will not crush their spirits. throughout california, there is only shelter for roughly 30% of people experience and homelessness. >> it is devastating. when your community is were a part, when you have built this
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mall, what you are able to bring together and coalesce, and then the state comes in and rips it to shreds. >> reporter: the city of san raphael set for the last five years, local and state leaders have been working hard to and c services and support. this encampment has been growing greatly since the pandemic and now the city says it is too large. and, it is on state property. >> the reason so many people are under the viaduct is that when people go into san rafael and try to pinch a tent, they come in and the tent. >> reporter: this or that fire crimes have increased. caltrans it told us that it has been working with the city and county to help unhoused residents move into permanent housing her shoulders. a suspect in several assaults is facing a judge.
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the 28-year-old faces charges of assault, battery, and elder abuse. he's accused of shoving a 91- year-old man to the ground and attacking two other people in february. the das office is investigating whether the attacks were racially motivated. a looking live in san francisco, another high and heist. this time, police are searching for a group of suspects around the neiman marcus store. this was just before 6:00 p.m. yesterday. several suspects and grabbed merchandise from inside and then took off. no arrests so far. on the road to recovery for the first time in a very long time. the alameda city hall and other city facilities are back open ap ty for or renew a passport in person or request a business license. the permit center is also back
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open. city operated facilities, even if y arfully vaccinated. the anis a caution in case someone has not gotten there covid shops. >> we do not into spacing the levels of activity in this room with our regular customers will stay online. we are here to serve the public and we want them to have the ability to come down and do with us face-to-face. >> it will reopen part-time for in person visits. fire watch this afternoon. making some progress in several fires burning up north. it is 72% contained. the tenant fire is 57% contained. caltrans has been able to reopen
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highway 97. north of reading, the salt fire has scorch more than 12,000 acres so far. i am anne makovec. an update on the condo collapse in south florida. . more bodies have been found in the rubble and that brings the total number of people who are known to have died in the collapse so far to 32. this is the 13th day of the search and rescue efforts. 113 people remain unaccounted for. 70 of whom are confirmed to have been in the building at the time of the collapse. rescue teams have been battling powerful wind is a go to do the around-the-clock search. the wind r because of tropical storm elsa which could make landfall in florida early tomorrow. here is a look at the storm's latest path tracking to the northwest coast.
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the wind, you can hear it there, started hammering the lorida ke stor they are battling maximum stles per hour as the storm moves to the northwest. >> we are used to preparing and that message that we send out over and over and over, it is to prepare to be on your own for at least 48 hours. >> in tampa bay, people are filling up sandbags and stocking up on water bottles. they have extended the existing state of emergency to cover a dozen counties. president biden has approved te emergency declaration ahead of the storm. it looks like the path has been pretty much on track. we have seen it moving to the northwest and mary will have a that is right. maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour. close to hurricane strength.
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that is 180 miles south of tampa, florida, and just off the northwest, and the southwest florida coast. tracking north at 9 miles per hour. likely strengthening into a category 1 storm later today with maximum stained winds of 75 miles per hour. then making landfall tomorrow morning as a category 1 storm. then it will move up the southeast and the east coast. what we are watching really is heavy rain, flash flooding, the potential for life-threatening storm surge as well as hurricane force winds. again, that is likely strengthening into a category 1 storm later today. to the coronavirus, new data out of israel shows the pfizer vaccine is less protective against covid-19 amid the spread of the delta variant. the israel health ministry said that the efficacy fell to 64%
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since early june but it is still effective at protecting against severe illness and hospitalization. california is one of five u.s. states are the delta variant is now the dominant strain. president biden is speaking right now about covid. let's listen in. >> it is more easily transmissible. potentially more dangerous. it should be, because of reconsideration and look, let me put it another way. it seems to me that it should cause everyone to think twice and it should cause reconsideration, especially in young people to think that they did not have to be vaccinated or worry about it or do anything up until now. the good news is, the vaccinations are highly effective, fully vaccinated americans have a high degree of protection, including against this delta variant. study after study after study has shown that since early may, virtually every covid-19 hospitalization and death in the united states has been
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among the unvaccinated. so, if you are vaccinated, you are protected. but if you are unvaccinated, you are not and you're putting yourself and more importantly, maybe from your perspective, your family and friends at risk. so please get vaccinated now. it works. it is free. it has never been easier. it has never been more important. do it now. for yourself and the people you care about. for your neighborhood, for your country. it sounds, corny, but it is the patriotic thing to do. in today's briefing, we discussed how the ministration was going to devote the remainder of the summer with a special focus on five ways to make gains in getting those of you who are unvaccinated vaccinated. because here is the deal. we are continuing to wind down
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the mass vaccination sites that did so much in the spring to rapidly vaccinate those eager to get their first shot and the second shot for that matter if they needed a second. now we need to go community by community, neighborhood by neighborhood, and often times, door to door, knocking on doors, to get help to the remaining people and protect them from the virus. equity, equality. we are listening to president biden here urging america's get vaccinated, especially at the fourth of july holiday were doctors will check to see if cases start to rise over the holiday and we are already seeing cases rising in some states where full vaccination rates are below 50%. again, president biden urging americans to get vaccinated. still ahead on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, a t be needed and is not leaving. >> teenagers more likely than
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older drivers to cause a crash. some vehicles
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b rica most new workers d om bayview-hunter's point. we don't just work at recology, we own it, creating opportunity and a better planet. now, that's making a difference. checking in on wall street. the dow is down in the red. about 227 points. oil prices pulled back after jumping t. thgas x is in e ave princalifornia per gallon
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here is a look at what you are paying to fill up in the bay area right now. anywhere from $4.55 in san francisco. car sales dropped for the second straight month falling below pre-pandemic levels. imported car sales fell 13% in june. domestic sales down nearly 9%. the biggest problem is a shortage of semiconductor chips. that is driving up costs and causing vehicle shortages. summer driving season is here. it could be dangerous for younger drivers. bradley blackburn has more on the vehicles that could be keeping students safe. >> reporter: teen drivers can be distracted and to have the experience to avoid a crash. that is part of the reason teenagers are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal accident compared to older drivers. consumer reports' jennifer stockbroker says that it is important to parents to have
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the right kind of car. >> parents try to get the cheapest car on the lot but you say would be the mistake. >> you want safety as you can afford. >> reporter: they teamed up with the insurance institute for highway safety to create a list of new and used cars for teen drivers. there are 90 vehicles ranging from $6400 up to $40,000. all received high marks for reliability and crash avoidance. vehicles performed well in crash tests. >> it is really important to select a vehicle for 18 that will help protect them if they do get in a crash. you want them to have as much protection as you can afford. >> reporter: newer vehicles have better technology to help prevent an accident in the first place. >> you want to skew to the crash avoidance side. what could keep them out of the crash knowing that the judgment is not there, how can the car help them be better drivers?
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>> reporter: they should steer clear of sports cars and stick with safety. it is time for a check on the weather with meteorologist mary lee. temperatures at this hour 2 to 6 degrees cooler. that is because of the ocean breeze kicking in. the stronger marine influence for today. we will take you live outside with our hotel camera looking at san francisco. you can see the flag whipping in the wind and we are starting to see some clearing out there around the bay. temperatures in the upper 50s. san francisco and for oakland, looking at upper 60s in san jose and santa rosa. low 70s for concorde and livermore at this lunchtime hour. wind and 18 miles per hour. 13 in oakland. we are looking at 16 in comi pe fairfield. this low pressure system is
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just off the coast and is a little bit closer to us. that is why we have the stronger onshore flow for today with the slightly cooler temperatures. so, we are going hour by hour on future cast. sunshine inland and some clearing around the bay. the cloud cover along the coast is there and you can see the wins picking up as we go through the rest of the day. the afternoon sea breeze is kick and with 20 to 30 mile per hour wind. up to 40 around the coast and the bay. as we look to the end of the week, a ridge of high pressure over the four corners region building into the desert southwest and with it, our weather. we will heat things up inland. a hot de inland thursday, friday, into the weekend, with highs into the 90s up to triple digits inland by the end of the week. sunset is 8:30 for. sunrise at 5:54 tomorrow morning. digitizer cool, cloudy, and breezy. around the bay in the 60s, and
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the inland locations with sunshine this afternoon up into the 70s to low to mid 80s. very similar for tomorrow. may be a touch warmer for wednesday and then warming up as we look ahead to thursday, friday, and into the weekend with highs inland into the 90s and triple digits. with the onshore flow, we are expecting it along the coast and the bay, sting mild with temperatures in the 60s and 70s. this afternoon, tmc reporting that britney spears' appointed lawyer will file legal documents to be dismissed as early as today. the news comes after her longtime manager also resigned. variety reports that he says his decision was made over her intention to stop singing professionally. in a letter to her father, he also said that he was never part of the conservatorship or the operations. coming up, saving the oceans. environmentalists find a way to fight a destructive sea creature and duties might like the answer.
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this unplugged device is protecting our beautiful coastlines and more. put off chores and use less energy from 4 to 9 pm to help keep our state golden.
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they are small creatures, but we are seeing how sea urchins are causing big problems in oceans around the world's. >> they are destroying crucial marine habitat. >> we are moving through the reefs, sometimes with the dense fronts and the armies clearing everything in the path. now some environmentalists are turning tables. divers in australia are collecting sea urchins to keep them from devouring large amounts of kelp. they are hoping to offer them up as a seaside snack. >> we can eat it and help solve an environmental problem at the same time. it is well known as uni in japan. sea urchins have destroyed 95% of kelp for us from san
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francisco to origin. hingthem sellthsed restaurants. you and i have never had see chin but mary has and she says it is delicious. >> she likes anything. >> i don't know. >> coming up, you think the pandemic would have improved our handwashing routines. >> you think. let's see what a new survey reveals about not our daily habits, some other people's daily habits. and today on the drew
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welcome back. here is a live look at the south bay. blue skies out there and downtown san jose with sunshine as well. as we take you to san francisco, you can see this guys clearing more with the hotel camera. we are starting to see that clearing in would and along the bay. we will warm things up as we go through the end of the week, especially thursday, friday, into the weekend. into the 90s with triple digits. a heatwave. milder arou thcoasth fiismi make you screamslkingoff at han
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hygiene. only 42% of people wash their hands when they get home. for a quick rinse and a third say they do not wash their hands and all after using the restroom. what is wrong with them. i don't want to judge, but wash your hands! >> please! >> i have seen it. they leave the stall and walk right back past the sink. >> tell me the names after the
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>> hope: what are you doing with thomas' phone, justin? answer me, what is going on? >> thomas: justin, are you there? let me out! i need to tell the truth. liam was a victim that night. >> liam: w why was vinny in the middle of the road? it doesn't make any sense. it doesn't make any sense.

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