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>> he historic space launch behind us pick a live look at the kennedy space center. a lift off into space hours from now. >> the world is watching. the critical step to once again send astronauts to the moon. we spoke with a astronomer about what to expect ahead of the big launch. >> reporter: the first mission, artemis one, is a road test of all of the systems. >> jeremy mckie has a astronomer with the science center in oakland. >> the idea is to launch the orion and send it out to the moon and put into orbit around the moon. eventually return to earth. and test out all of the systems. they will be involved when we eventually send humans back to the moon. most likely in 2025. >> reporter: he said nasa was
anxious to get back to the moon and eventually onto mars for some time. over the last 10 years they have put a focus on that. >> the spacewalk system, which is the largest launch vehicle that nasa has built. on top of it is the orion capsule. which hopefully will eventually carry astronauts to the moon. for this mission the orion capsule is not crude. it is an empty capsule. >> reporter: another briefing was held today as intuition anticipation builds for tomorrow's lunch. officials confirmed that despite lightning strikes to the towers at the launchpad, the mission is on track for the inaugural launch. >> our team right now is super excited. we are prepared for anything. it has prepared us for the moment we are at now for virtually any situation that could come up. we are excited in the vehicle
will be ready. >> reporter: they have a two hour launch window. christie smith, nbc news. >> artemis said to lift off around 5:30 am tomorrow morning. we will have coverage on the launch beginning at 4:30 am. a wildfire burning in southwest oregon is impacting our air quality in the bay area. it has triggered an air quality advisory. one firefighter has died fighting the flames. so far more than 1000 acres have burned with no containment. how will this impact us? >> for now the sea breeze is a drawing in the smoke which has been offshore and pushed it in across the bay area. you can see it right now towards the valley. you have the fog and also haze
moving through. notice the near surface smoke future cast. the areas of blue on the map low to indicate moderate pollution. the truly unhealthy air is still up here on the north coast. smoke offshore. a sea breeze has been pushing the smoke and linen. to the benefit of our temperatures through the valleys. another mild day with 70s around concord and livermore. later this week that numbers could be closer to 100 degrees. tomorrow a similar trend with the wind. a smoke issue will be ongoing into the bay area. after tuesday that attention pivots to the heat on the way. a big surge in the temperatures back into the 90s. be sure to follow rob on twitter for updates on the weather. today an update on with the labor day weekend forecast is
looking like right now. >> a new contract for cal fire cruises in the works with pay hikes and other benefits. the new contract includes three small raises over the next year. shorter shifts and a monthly stipend. to help cover health insurance costs. the idea is to get cal fire firefighter to pay on par with other firefighters as well as staffing shortages. the job is demanding and often dangerous and comes with risks. often with injury and ptsd. the contract now has to be approved by union members and state lawmakers. if past the agreement would increase state spending by 126 million per year by 2022 --
2024. police searching for him and his stabbed another man in san francisco. it happened before 2:00 about the 24th street mission bart station. the two men are arguing near the elevator before one man stabs the other. the victim walked down the stairs and collapsed on the bart platform. police are trying to track the man down. the station is closed while officers investigate. new details, a 16-year-old dead in the south bay. san jose police are saying a second person was also stabbed in the incident. it happened early yesterday. police found the 16-year-old and a man both suffered from stab wounds. no word on a motive for the stabbing or the suspect. another deadly shooting in oakland mercury news reports officers found a man outside of a car that crashed on park boulevard near brooklyn avenue.
police believe the shooting may have happened somewhere else before the car crashed. this is the 83rd homicides so far this year in oakland. the fifth since friday night. a men accused of and killing a palo alto teenager is said to appear before a judge tomorrow. karen stitt was found dead in 1982 after found being stabbed dozens of times at a bus stop in sunnydale. the last few years living in maui, the suspect. ramirez is likely the killer. he was extradited to the south bay. if convicted he could face life in prison without parole. family and friends of the san francisco assault victim are trying to make sure grandpa bj is not forgotten. the one year anniversary the,
he died after a violent attack last year. for no apparent reason. the grandfather was shut to the ground while out on a walk. today people discussed a street renaming project. new at 6:00, pass the vision act. that was the demand of an immigrants rights rally. a bill that has passed the state assembly. the bill ensures once an undocumented immigrant has earned release from prison or jail they are not transferred to i.c.e. detention. the person would be set free. people impacted by family separation and deportation made a big showing of the rally today. they helped to organize the event because of what they have experienced. >> we need to pass the in vision act, it will stop the double punishment. i have experience.
being 12 years old when that happened, it is really sickening. >> activists want to see it pass before the current legislative term ends. it ends on wednesday. >> time is running out from you to get free covid tests. you can order a free tests. the covid test website says congress has provided additional funding for the program. the program first launched in january. as soon as this fall they will stop buying vaccines, treatments and tests. you can get your monkeypox vaccine this week. no appointment is needed. we are back in 90 seconds. a parade for pride. celebration today in the south bay and how nbc news area news
team got in on the festivities. >> plans to expend bart. >> big changes in the weather's. here at city of refuge, we house up to 26 families. we reduce homelessness, address mental health, provide spaces for addiction to be broken, create spaces of healing and restoration. for the first time ever, prop 27 will provide permanent funding for organizations like ours.
a big show of support for the ukraine in the bay area. hundreds turned out to celebrate ukrainian independence day in golden gate park. the event featured dancing and less support for the country and its culture. they created independence day and it is officially august 24. that is when the ukraine split from the soviet union back in 1991. 30 years later the country is at war with russia. the silicon valley pride parade took over a san jose street earlier this morning.
help spread the love. organizers expected up to 10,000 people. to take part in the parade and party afterwards. people we talked to say they are so happy to have the parade back. it may not be as big as san francisco's party in june. >> lbgtq plus community it means we are not just one nationality or one skin color. we are not just one affection or ability. we encompass everyone. pride is for everyone. >> the ceo of silicone pride added it was important to show up. many fear the supreme court could be overlooking to overturn legalize same-sex marriage. bartz big south bay expansion should break around before 2024. that is the word from bart in the santa clara valley transportation authority. friday design construction officials said tunnel boring and other heavy construction is lucky to start in two years.
for new stations in the south bay and will be in san jose little portugal. the fourth near santa clara university. happening tomorrow pg&e is sending out helicopters to livermore to do more survey work. crews will use a lighter technology to gather data on power lines north of 580 and livermore. patrols are set to fly over different power lines between 9 am and 5 pm. pg&e has a new mapping system and high fire threat areas. >> we were talking about the smoke. still a little bit hazy? >> reporter: the temperatures are not all that hot across the valley. we will see the 90s coming back. by this time next week in the big story will be 100 degree temperatures. the possibility setting up in time for labor day weekend. we will look at that coming up in a moment.
a look outside where it is cool around san francisco. 65 degrees and patchy low clouds. a little bit of that wildfire smoke. san jose to is looking good. the air quality not so much. fires up there on the northwest coast and in and around oregon. being brought in by the northwest onshore winds. moderate air quality tomorrow. about the same levels we had today. you may notice that especially during the morning hours as the winds are light and pick up afternoon. the smoke may disperse a little bit. smoke stepped up set up in the bay area, on the northwest coast appeared toward southern oregon. the six rivers lightning complex fires. moving down the coast in onshore wind. looking up to some of those areas of drizzle. inland valleys may have a little bit of hazy skies and fog staying on the coast. one change tomorrow, see the
high clouds passing by north of calistoga, there is an upper level low. it may track inland and it may try to fire off an isolated shower. for the bay area it is reinforcing the onshore winds. temperatures to start the week nice and comfortable. 50s to start off most of the bay area by the morning. a little bit warmer. if you go to fairfield and livermore up into the 80s tomorrow. hotter as we go through the week. hard not to be distracted by the 7 day forecast. strong high pressure building in. low pressure offshore and amplifying the rage. as we head into the holiday weekend. let's take a closer look. friday you have 70s and 80s. there is the good news. just enough of a marine influence left. look at the valley temperatures at the inland east bay. the 100 on saturday. sunday now we are up above 100
to 105 degree temperatures. look at san jose getting closer. most of our inland valleys next sunday to labor day. temperatures in the upper 90s. close to 100 degrees. the valleys will stay there for a while. eventually numbers get closer to 80 degrees next weekend the biggest changes will be the inland east bay valleys. perhaps up for a few days. in case we are making plans for labor day weekend, right now it looks to be sunday through tuesday. a new way to watch your newscast. it's all about roku. turn on your streaming device. slip the live tv tile on your home screen. scroll down to channel 133. you can watch nbc bay area
90% of the money goes to the out-of-state corporations who wrote it. very little is left for the homeless. don't let corporations exploit homelessness to pad their profits. vote no on 27. the demand for electric powered vehicle is high and the price is about to get higher. car batteries need lithium nickel and cobalt. prices for the materials have soared over the last two years.
they may be several more years before supply can meet demand. adding to the crunch new u.s. rules over ed buyer incentive will require automakers to get more raw materials from north america. the pressure is on as more states are likely to follow california's ban on vehicles. lots of fun costumes and makeup in the south bay this weekend. we saw hundreds of people dressed up. the designs are right there. convention goers they say they love to see people's imagination come to life.
former and savages behind the contention. he is excited to see what people make and bring to the convention. somebody became a billionaire this summer. it's been about a month since the megamillion numbers were drawn. nobody has claimed the price. $1.3 billion ticket was sold at this gas station. in the plains, illinois. the winners have 12 months from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. only 60 days to choose the lump sum cash or payments. it's not unusual for a winner to take a bit longer to claim the prize. they want to get financial advice before coming forward. it has been a very fine weekend for the oakland a's. >> not so much for the giants. >> the giants lost. it is not all bad. it is not all bad. a native made the giants -- what's the difference between prop 26 and prop 27?
26? not one dime to get people off the streets and into housing 27 generates hundreds of million to help solve homelessness. the choice is clear yes on prop 27. for decades, i've the choice is clear worked at the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness. so when prop 27 promised solutions to homelessness, i took a good, hard look. it's not a solution. 90% of the money goes to the out-of-state corporations who wrote it. very little is left for the homeless.
don't let corporations exploit homelessness to pad their profits. vote no on 27. - you okay? - there's a flex alert today so i'm mentally preparing for the power outage. oh, well we can help stop one because we are going to reduce our energy use from 4-9pm. what now? i stepped on a plug. oh that's my bad! unplugging. when it comes to preventing outages the power is ours. what's the difference between prop 26 and prop 27? 26 is a money grab that doesn't guarantee a cent for non-gaming tribes. 27 requires 15% of all state revenues go to non-gaming tribes. the choice is clear. yes, on 27. welcome back. i am anthony florez. the giants hit another bump in the road in minnesota. foul of the three-game series against the twins in
minneapolis. down 3-2 in the fifth. brandon crawford landed a single to right. that places the tying run. there is a button when you have a four game losing streak. the twins would blow it open in the bottom half of the frame. a five-run 5th inning for minnesota. the twins sweep the giants. santa rosa, scott alexander made his giants debut on the mound. he pitched a one-to-3-6 and his only inning of work. the giants went 2-6 on the road trip and remain seven and half road games back on the final wild-card game spot. >> i think we have to come back home and keep our heads down. we need to understand there is still time.
>> they are running out of time. a special day at the coliseum. the a's celebrating the 20 year anniversary of their 2002 team that won 20 games in the row. and was the subject of the movie moneyball. garcia singles to left. the a's sword twice in the first. the a's scored two more times in the inning. they split their four-game series with new york. >> they showed their fight this weekend. it has been there all year. this group takes pride in the defense. i can tell you that. we will be back out there on tuesday. working to get better. >> through the length of the final round of the championship. when he birdied on the par 315 he grabs a share.
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doug mcconnell: hello, i'm doug mcconnell and we've got some great discoveries for you out here along the open road. doug: we'll see our tax dollars at work all around the bay, restoring and revitalizing shorelines and empowering often neglected communities to be wise and effective stewards of the bay we all depend upon. we'll witness the birth of a big wetland, soon to be a sanctuary for nature and us, and help our bay shore become resilient to rising seas climate change is sending our way. and we'll be inspired by an amazing program in san francisco to give young people and their long-blighted bay shore bright and promising futures. ♪♪♪