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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, thanksgiving celebrations are getting underway. for many this includes making sure people in need get a hot meal today . good afternoon. i am len kiese. >> and i am amanda starrantino. we are seeing thanksgiving generosity today and we begin with kpix 5's justin andrews in san francisco . >> reporter: volunteers are carving the turkey. hundreds of people are going to have a hot meal this thanksgiving. blank the lines as hundreds wait for a meal. it is where
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you will find kim barnes. >> they are just like family being around here. >> reporter: he has been without 25 years. volunteers have been right there. >> it is part of the holidays. you can help somebody else out who is not as fortunate. >> reporter: this year it is different for him . >> one thing i missed was they could come through the line and you could hand them the tray. >> reporter: organizers say today they will be feeding more than 2000 people across san francisco. mayor london breed right there giving a helping hand. these volunteers begin before sunrise to make sure there is a hot meal and all of the tasty
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sides. >> i like them all. >> reporter: they are hoping this hot meal this year and every year is actually a step toward a pathway out of poverty. justin andrews, kpix 5. >> today volunteers with the salvation army delivered meals to seniors who are homebound. kpix 5's jocelyn moran shows us how it all came together. >> reporter: they packed the cars and other volunteers drive the meals to seniors around san francisco. this thanksgiving tradition is still looking different. the salvation army worked to deliver the meals. hundreds of volunteers loaded meals and knocked on doors and heard gratitude in many voices.
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for this volunteer, it is about giving back and knowing what it means to have a meal for thanksgiving. >> the salvation army was always there for us and some thanksgivings we didn't have much and it was hard for my mom . >> reporter: this year for thousand meals were set to be delivered . >> that someone becomes family in conveying a sense of love and gratitude and appreciation. >> reporter: marquette harbor brought his daughter to volunteer with him. >> if you sure you want to be compassionate coming have to actually do it instead of just telling your kids. >> reporter: jocelyn moran, kpix 5 . you can donate time or money to our food drive on
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www.kpix.com . >> this thanksgiving we are pretty lucky in the weather department. >> a bit chilly early on but here is a live look across the bay area and we have your thanksgiving forecast with meteorologist darren peck . >> from here on out it is smooth sailing and daytime highs that will be a little bit above average for this time of the year. a couple other numbers but we will go to 68 in san jose and 63 in valley hall. it will be cold again tomorrow morning. we will look at the rest of the weekend and of course the seven-
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day forecast coming up in a few minutes. in oakland the security guard hurt or protecting a local tv news crew is in stable condition at the hospital and a reporter for kron television was covering a story yesterday afternoon when an armed robbery crew hold up on 14th street. the gunman ordered the news crew and their guard to get on the ground. shots were fired and the guard was hit. police are asking businesses in the area to check their surveillance video for any clues. kpix crews have worked with this particular guard in the past and our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family . i am anne makovec . let's take a live look at union square in san francisco where things are quiet this afternoon. tomorrow is black friday. there
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is some concern. organized crime rings store merchandise from department stores and smaller businesses. many times when they were open, including a series of smash-and- grab robberies in union square last week today the mayor is assuring people that it will be safe. >> retina we have cleaning crews. we have police officers and ambassadors all over the city. we are prepared we are going to be on high alert. >> police and security presence will also be heavy across the street in san jose. armed guards and store entrances and patrolling on foot as falls
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park in the quad vehicle at both malls. a coalition of district attorneys is working to ensure harsher punishment for retail robberies. back to you. >> thank you so much, anne. many families gather for thanksgiving. help express reminders covid-19 is still a concern. hospitalizations will be on the rise over the next few weeks. cases are already on the rise in 24 states. help experts worry until more people get a vaccine, new mutations have a chance to form. >> the delta variant is spreading so easily. our best protection is vaccinating the globe. >> they are meeting today to discuss a new variant in south africa.
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its way to make it capable of avoiding the immune responses but it is too girly to know how transmissible it could be. today president biden began thanksgiving with a visit to downtown nantucket to meet with the troops. >> as we have traveled this year, we have been so inspired by what unites us all. a love for this country we call home. >> we are so proud every day to serve. happy thanksgiving. may god protect our troops . and a look at new york city now where the thanksgiving day is in full swing. marching
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bands were back on the streets of manhattan. there were spectators for the first time in two years. traditional classics including new bones like fabio the. >> we are healthcare professionals and to see the smiles and the happiness is heartwarming. >> i'm really happy to be here. happy thanksgiving. >> they did not have to be vaccinated to attend, but there was a requirement for parade participants. coming up on "kpix 5 news at 12:00 p.m.
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more than 170,000 united states military personnel stationed overseas this thanksgiving holiday. tina kraus reports the pentagon flew in 60,000 pounds of turkey to help them celebrate our broad.
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>> reporter: these troops in south korea say it is not that far from a home-cooked meal. >> we have been here together cooking. this is a family. >> reporter: with roast turkey and mashed potatoes, and even lobster. higher ranking officers dished out the food. >> it is different with the pandemic going on that we are just here trying to make the most of it. >> i am in northeast:. i just want to wish my parents a happy thanksgiving. >> hello to my wife and children . >> hello to my family for their support and especially my
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parents for the sacrifices. >> reporter: tina kraus, cbs news . >> the pentagon also delivered pies and cakes and eggnog to military bases around the world. walmart, target, kohl's, and jcpenney are closed. if you need last-minute items, a handful of stores are open like walgreens as well as safeway and sprouts. some are closing early this afternoon. >> tried to plan ahead if you can. it is time to look at weather with meteorologist darren peck . >> it worked out so nice. it is keeping with the theme of what the next several days will be
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like. it is sunny with warm temperatures. the only issue has been the morning lows. we will probably do that again tomorrow. you can see the high clouds on the futurecast. let's just enjoy the numbers we have got. we will be near 70 today in san jose. it will be in the mid-60s everywhere else. right through the heart of the pay working her way up into sonoma. it is all mid-60s until you get to corporate tell when it makes it into the upper 60. we need to see the storm track come back to california. the
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same part of the world kids getting hit with intense rain elements. from seattle northward already had several large storms. there will be at least three more over the next week. there goes the next one with the stream of moisture. as a result, we completely stay out of the storm track for next sunday, december fair. barely even 1/10 of an inch or rain in eureka. it is a very exaggerated pattern . it could resemble la nina. there you have it with the
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daytime highs near 70. it is the same story here and low 60s at the cost. that is the way it will stay. >> no complaints. >> thank you so much, darren. we are in for a musical treat this weekend with a concert special featuring tony bennett and lady gaga . >> ♪ she gets too hungry for dinner at 8:00. ♪ >> an evening with tony bennett and lady gaga was recorded in august, but it is the last concert appearance before he announced retirement. you can
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watch a sunday at 8:00 on kpix 5 or streaming on paramount plus . coming up on "kpix 5 news at 12:00 p.m.,"
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a berkeley man is known as a maverick grant maker. >> here is this week's bay area jefferson award winner. >> reporter: at the st. francis center, christina serves low income folks with food, housing, and youth programs. when they needed a laundry, she turned to bill sommerville. >> bill gets it. he understands that need. >> reporter: he founded the oakland-based foundation that receives donations from individuals and invests $10 million a year in grants. bill has made the process simple and streamlined. >> that is the essence of good
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philanthropy. trusting the people you work with to do good things. >> reporter: he has given teachers up to $500 for suppliers larry purcell, the founder of the catholic worker house has known bill 40 years. >> bill goes among the people in the community. fruit track he supplied. eventually, we became the first food bank in san mateo county. >> is said what would it be if i gave you $10,000 and you just put in your pocket and give it out for rent when people needed? people are crying when you are giving them this money.
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>> reporter: bill helps to paint the fence at the community garden . they collaborated to create a small school that serves 30 of the lowest income students and teaches english one day a week. >> i would put bill in the very top percentage of goodness. >> reporter: for his process that means the community means it goes to bill sommerville. another live look outside.
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quarter of an inch. when you get them home, put it in the refrigerator right away. baby broccoli is a superfood. it is great for you. i am tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. we have a special thanksgiving day lineup this afternoon on kpix 5. it is "the bold and the beautiful" followed by the nfl . was get one last look at weather. to the north above alcatraz what a fantastic day this is turning out to be. those temperatures will warm up into the upper 60s today. maybe even a few right around 70 in san jose. it is 70s
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across the board at the same story for the north bay valley. >> thank you so much, darren. here is a look at all of the bay area love this thanksgiving . there sharing the messages of things online that we love to see pictures of your celebrations today. >> and happy thanksgiving to you . enjoy. that is it for "kpix 5 news at 12:00 p.m." we are on 24/7 on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area . >> our next newscast is at
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