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and, yes, they offer test rides of their swedish-made car electric car. valley fair with 15 million visitors a year said building a highly visible new charging station makes sense. >> oh, the transformation is going to happen. >> reporter: big charging stations like this ease some of the warranty and anxiety of going electric. >> it's going to be so competitive with what you see right now with gasoline fueled vehicles that it's going to be the smart choice. it's going to be the natural choice, the easy choice to make. livermore police say they have broken up a crime ring that was trading in stolen cat
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catalytic converter stations. more than 90,000 dollars in cash was also recovered, drugs, and stolen cars, and they also discovered several alleged chop shops. arrests were made in three counties, as well as outside california. a new lawsuit filed in that deadly shooting a on new mexico movie set. an actor targets alec baldwin and the movie's producer. >> i still cannot believe that she is knot no longer here with us. >> reporter: serge svetnoy is the chief lighting technician for the film rust. he is fighting back after the shooting that killed his friend, halyna hutchins. he witnessed the shooting and was with hutchins until paramedics arrived. while the investigation continues, authorities say the gun baldwin fired was one three set' said by armorer gutierrez,
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and picked up by assistant director halls. halls allegedly shouted cold gun, meaning it had no rounds inside and thhand it to baldwin. svetnoy's lawsuit claims negligence. >> alec baldwin was sued for punitive dance, because when a real gun was given to him on the set, he assumed it was safe. he took a gun, loaded with a bullet, pointed it at human beings and pulled the trigger and shot the bullet that killed people and seriously injured others. >> reporter: the complaint said simply put there was no reason for a live pretty to be placed in that .45 colt revolver to be present anywhere on the rust set, and the presence of a bullet in a revolver posed a heatle threat
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to everyone in its vicinity. the attorney said he hopes that this will lead to destroy changes and that corners won't be cut to save money. >> i don't blame just a person, a special no one person. there are many people involved in the film making process. every person should do their job, and take responsibility for it. >> svetnoy said the incident has left him traumatized and unable to work. now to the horrific events at the astro world music festival in houston. we're learning more about what happened from the people who were there and barely made it out alive. yell phone video shows aiden cruz pleading dess per aftly with an astro world camera operator. shed he and his girlfriend were pushed to the ground along with 16-year-old brianna rodriguez. he went to the camera platform for help after he managed to
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get up. >> there were people doing anything they could to survive. i just felt like in one else was going to do it, and it would save bree and those people bee neat my people. >> breonna rodriguez would be one of the eight people people killed that night. there were a growing number of lawsuits against festival organizers. so far rapper travis scott has not commented on those lawsuits. >> hundreds of kaiser permanente nurses took to the picket lines today to warn people about what they call unsafe practices by the hospital. one of the issues the nurses claim is patients in need of hospitalization are often sent home without the proper care they need by professionals, and are overseen remotely by healthcare providers miles away. >> am just trying to advocate
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for patient safety, that they have to be monitored in the hospital, and, also what they are doing is, they're just cutting down staffing, so, you know, they can, you know save costs. >> kaiser permanente responded to the nurses acclaims saying while staffing continues to be a problem across healthcare, we have hired hundreds of nurses in the state and will have hired an stipulated 1800 by the end of the year. live look at san jose now, where santa clara supervisors are announced a plan to bring medical care to 20,000 residents. it would allow people with income up to 400% of the federal poverty level the ability to receive care at a community clinic. that means a family of four making less than $106,000 a year would be able to access
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those services. coming up, new numbers show just how much you are paying for every day items. a look at what is costing you more and why. plus, after a wildfires for add popular park to shut down, officials just announced some big news. coming up all new at 6:00, recenter rains bring salmon back to a local creek. plus. >> another business closes in union square, but there's a new person in charge of the business improvement district. she is on a mission to
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impressive new drone video showing cascades of red hot lava tumbling into the atlantic ocean in spain. the stream of molten rock from
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the volcano which began erupting in mid-september reached the water near a popular surfing spot, sending plumes of white steam into the air there. tomorrow the sequoia national park will partially reopen to the public after a lightning-sparked wildfire erupted in september. access to the general sherman tree and a large part of the forest will remain closed. >> a special tribute happening at the tomb of the unknown soldier at arlington national cemetery. the public is able to lay flowers at the tomb. this is the first time that has by any howed in near through 100 years. it's part of the centennial compel race at arlington. a world war ii vet who fought at the battle of the bulge is part of the group paying
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tribute. coming up on the cbs evening news. >> it is a busy news day. we've all been feeling those higher prices at the pump and grocery store. we spoke to experts who said those inflationary prices could be here through the holidays. plus our series honoring our soldiers tonight. the tomb of the unknown soldier is open to the public for the first time in ne
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♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪
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well, many industries are back in full swing after 2020's shut town and the yachting industry is bouncing back, as well, as they cater to the worlds elite. super yachts are longer than about 100 feet. if you have money to burn, they go from about $10 million into the hundreds of millions. >> the industry is growing every year. capacity was less. there was a lot of uncertainty in terms of the operations of the yachts, and now the
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industry is growing. >> two happiest days of' boat owner's life, the day they buy the boat, and the day they sell the boat. [ laughter ] a retired 49ers defensive end has question to involved in community service. >> january introducing us to this year's jefferson award winner. >> dennis brown is known for tackling his opponents. today, he is tackling food insecurity. >> all right. we still good up here? >> reporter: dennis brown stocks a pop-up pantry for a food bank that feeds 509 people. most have no clue he is a is
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former founder. >> reporter: at first retirement wasn't easy. >> that was my identity. i got outside of my myself and dealt with some demons. >> reporter: the credits alcoholic's anonymous for four years of sobriety. >> i went back to my foundation. it was my grandmother and serving. and in a.a. we talk about serving and you dedicate your life to serving. >> reporter: when the pandemic broke out, he volunteered six days a week at the marin food bank. the food bank finally hired him to coordinate pop-up pantries that feed 33,000 families a week, half the households the food bank serves. when dennis was a child, his family was on the receive are end. >> in l.a., getting to the food pantry was essential. we were always afraid of running out of food. but he was raised by his grandmother who brought him to
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skid row every week to help the homeless. >> we would give fresh water to people who didn't have fresh water. >> he really reduces the stigma around food insecurity, and he is outreach in action. >> reporter: dennis make are she's that carlos doesn't leave empty-handed. >> it helps me stretch my budget allot. haven't he has helped countless nonprofits over the years, including bay area ymca. >> i have, you know, the utmost respect for who this dude is as a person. >> former niner player and current team executive keenan turner said he is impressed with his contagious joy of giving. >> you see him, and that energy that he brings, and you're, like, hey we've got to keep up with this, because den six
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ready to go! >> i think this is what i'm supposed to be doing, a life of service. >> reporter: this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to dennis brown. now dennis has won the 49ers community alumni service award for eight years in a row so many times, that he said, hey, we should just call it the dennis brown award. [ laughter ] liz? >> they should. well deserved. thank you, sharon. if you know a quiet hero who is doing exemplary community service, nominate them for the jefferson award. just go to kpix.com/hero and click on the nominations tab for the on-line form. peoplele magazine has named the sexist man alive. >> it's not me. [ laughter ] >> taking the honor is actor paul rudd. >> paul, you're n
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>> i'm the sexist man alive! ? >> you're the sexiest man alive! >> i'm the sexiest man alive? ♪ >> oh, that's fantastic. now to the runner-up, paul heggen. >> maybe next year. there's always next year. of course they can't have two pauls in a row. they have to throw a chris in there in between us. high prtaking over, and that means our temperatures will be warming up, with more atmosphere pressing town on top
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of us. we'll see some locally dense fog in the valley and around the bay as we head towards early morning. it will dissipate pretty quickly by early morning. tomorrow looks like another fantastic fall day. temperatures maybe a degree or two warmer than where they were today. a beautiful look towards downtown san francisco. i'm waiting for them to turn on the holiday lights at the embarcadero center. temperatures right now are not that much cooler than this afternoon. down to 59 in petaluma, and 57 at half moon bay. temperatures will drop down into the upper 40s and low 50s by early tomorrow morning. this is a perfectly normal-
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looking temperature map for mid- november. temperatures tomorrow will warm up a little more than today, which means we're going to be a couple of degrees above average. we'll have some of that locally dense fog to start the day, but once the sun breaks through, temperatures will warm up to the mid-to-upper 60s in san francisco. topping out around 73 degrees tomorrow afternoon, with light winds throughout the day and blue skies. santa rosa will start off cool, upper 40s, but climbing up to the low 70s, once that fog in the valley dissipates, abundant sunshine through the afternoon. not as much fog inland and the east bay. same thing for the santa clara valley, which means that temperatures will warm up a little faster, and up to around 70 degrees in san jose again, but a degree warmer than where you were today. upper 60s around the way with temperatures at or above 70
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degrees farther inland. 72 degrees in fairfield, 73 in santa rosa for that official high temperature. the seven-day forecast doesn't bring too much change around the bay. tells still in the upper 60s for san francisco. right around 70 degrees for oakland through the weekend. san jose, low-to-mid 70s saturday and sunday. everybody does cool off monday, tuesday, and wednesday. there's going to be a cold front that sneaks through, which this time of year can mean a decent chance of rain. it won't this time, because that thing is going to be moisture starved. we'll see a few passing clouds monday night and tuesday, and most of that cloud cover should clear out by wednesday of next week. the north bay should be warm, and even' long the coast, temperatures will be up into the mid-60s, at least on saturday, before you're back down to the upper 50s by tuesday and wednesday of next week. i'll have tomorrow's dog walking forecast coming up at 6:00. we're learning a hist or effect bay area venue will
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reopen as a concert hall. the guild theater will begin hosting miar thpopular movie pa closed the doors in 2019 after a 93-year run. the newly remodeled theater just announced its first batch of concerts stretching into october next year. a sound system has been specifically designed for the room. tickets will go on sale next month for all of the shows. coming up, an effort to improve the image of a once bustling bay area district. and a search warrant served at the home of a former bay area mayor. and there is a fix underway for the salmon. we'll show you what is going on here at alameda creek. the price of everything is
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going up. inflation is
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well, just like the rest of the country, the bay area's cost of living jumped during the month of october. >> according to the u.s. bureau of labor statistics, the annual
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inflation rate here increased 3.8%. among the notable price increases, regular unleaded gasoline sky rocketed by 40%. cost of used vehicles is up 25%. meat, poultry, and eggs are up 13%, and electricity used at home as also gone up nine percent during the month of october. >> so what is going on? we asked john ramos to give us a crash course on what is triggering the inflation. >> reporter: inflation occurs when too many dollars are chasing too few products. that's what is happening now, and much of it is our own doing. the most obvious price hikes have been at the gas pump. katy was aghast at the price when she gassed up her car today. >> i literalry was, like, oh, my gosh, it's almost $5 a gallon. it's crazy. they haven't same is true at the grocery store. >> you know, you finitely pay 39 cents or 40 cents for
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potatoes. now $3.99 for a bag of four or five tomatoes. >> reporter: much of it is happening because of the government's response to the pandemic. ceo scott horton said when the feds handed out thousands of dollars to unemployed people in multitrillion dollar aid packages, it had a predictable effect. >> when you print money out of then air and distribute it to people, they're going to spend it and invest, and i that pushes prices up. >> reporter: horton said it's important to invest money in ways that can keep it above the rate of inflation. those who have cash sitting in a bank account earning little to no interest will likely see their money lose about four percent of its value each year. >> $100,000 today will be worth $80,000, $58,000 in five years. that's a pretty big loss. >> reporter: but what about those who have no money to invest? many workers got a pay raise because of the worker shortage, but they may need it just to
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pay for the rise if prices. >> those people that i paycheck to paycheck that don't own investments, they are getting left behind, and people that have money in stocks and real estate, they're the ones that every going to be able to stay ahead. so it's terrible for wealth inequality. >> reporter: a flood of dollars coupled with a slow down of production and delivery of products has set up a competition for goods and services, and the cruelty of inflation is, those with the least amount of money end up paying the highest price for it. overall, the rate of inflation has been about four percent annually, but last month it jumped to 6.2%. han yes. steepest surge in right now kpix 5, streaming on cbsn bay area, with stores closing up and some shoppers on edge, a major push to restore the image of union square during the holes. public health officials in santa clara county making a
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bold decision in hopes of preventing a winter covid surge. and a former theranos investor takes the witness stand in the trial of elizabeth holmes, but it is what he received outside court that caused some drama. we start with a look from chopper 5 high above union square in n san francisco. the holiday season is usually a cause for celebration for retailers, but this year there's a whole lot of anxiety. video from just a little while ago show something closed store fronts in the area. another major store in union square, dsw, is closing up shop, only adding to a perception that many in the city would like to see changed. max darrow joins us to explain all of this from union square. max? >> reporter: it's hard to miss the empty store fronts when walking around union square. dsw ade no executive director of e sistherehopes to
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help change the image. san francisco's union square is losing another major retailer, dsw. >> things that i used to know that were here, they're not here anymore. the latest business in the neighborhood to close up shop for good. >> it's lot sadder than watt before covid. >> it is always disappointing when a cornerstone of our community has to shut down. i understand they're shutting down more than just their location here in san francisco. . >> reporter: we took a walk through union square with marissa rodriguez, the new executive director for the union square alliance. >> i took over actually three weeks ago. >> reporter: she agrees that union square has a problem with perception. she main live points to the pandemic and the toil it took on tourism and the retail industry. >> that perception will soon be gone. >> reporter: the christmas tree and ice skating rink are back in place once again. >> you know, unlike last year,
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when everything was shut dow

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