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grown right here in california, with absolutely no antibiotics ever. a better way to grow, a better way to eat. and it starts with foster farms simply raised chicken. california grown with no antibiotics ever. area. police there... calling this a terror attack. breaking news in barcelona, spain, a van jumped a curb and hits a crowd of people in a busy tourist area. police there calling this a terror attack. hello, i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. the crash happened in barcelona's las ramblas district. minutes ago, officials
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confirming at least 13 people are dead and dozens are hurts. let's get the will the from reporter gavin ramjean. >> reporter: a white van jumped the sidewalk in a crowded historic district of barcelona in northern spain. the las ramblas area is a tourist destination. it's labeled a terror attack in a massive attack. bodies were strewn on the sidewalk, among the dead dozens reported injured. the driver of the van fled the scene on foot. armed police went from door to door looking for the attacker or attackers. a cbs employee happened to be on a tour in the area and described the scene. >> a lot of people just screaming, running away from las ramblas where we were, the cops telling everybody to move away. >> reporter: police cordoned off the area closing train stations. cbs news, london. >> we know that police have arrested one man in connection
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with the attack. what role he may have played is not clear at the time. u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson made remarks about the attack offering condolence and support for the people of spain. >> let your loved ones know you are safe. terrorists around the world should know the united states and our allies are resolved to find you and bring you to justice. >> and within the past hour, president trump tweeting out that the united states condemns the terror attack in barcelona, spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help. be tough and strong, we love you. we'll continue to monitor this story and bring you another update later in the newscast. here in the bay area, a two- hour standoff in the east bay ended with police shooting and killing a man and a mobile home up in flames. jessica flores reports. >> reporter: neighbors capture video of the tense moments. [ gunshots ] >> reporter: multiple officers shooting and killing a man
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after police say he refused to put down a shotgun and aimed at officers. >> we were kind of all told by the police to go take cover and shelter and then, um, we heard some shots fired. >> reporter: it happened at the sun valley mobile home estates in livermore about 9 p.m. police say 911 callers reported a man acting erratically challenging people to fight. police say when officers arrived, the man barricaded himself inside the mobile home with a gun. a crisis negotiator tried to talk the man out. >> having that conversation for two hours and during that two- hour time, um, several shots were fired from within the residence. >> reporter: police say during the standoff, the man started a fire inside the home sending smoke and flames pouring out. then the man came out. according to police, he was still refusing to put down the shotgun. officers shot and killed him. [ gunfire ] >> how i felt was scared,
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especially after the first gunshots that i heard. and, you know, all the cops and everything and just wondering if they are going to come and tell us anything. >> reporter: no officers were injured in the shooting and no one else is inside the home at the time of the fire. at this point, livermore police tell us they are not releasing the names of the man shot and killed here last night and they are also not releasing the names of the police officers involved. in livermore, jessica flores, kpix 5. new at noon, the faa has made significant changes to how pilots land at san francisco international airport. kpix 5's jackie ward on the latest fallout from a runway close call. >> reporter: a retired united pilot is crediting the media for the ultimate reason behind these changes. captain ross amer says if it hadn't been for several reports of this near miss, it would have never been on the faa's radar. people flying in and out of sfo should feel safer now. the faa is making changes that will hopefully eliminate human error. the faa says it will no longer
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issue visual approaches to air crews approaching sfo at night when an adjacent parallel runway is closed. when these conditions prevail, our controllers issue pilots instrument landing system approaches or satellite-based approaches. these changes come in light of an air canada flight nearly hitting multiple planes waiting on the taxiway at sfo last month. to retired united pilot ross amer, these faa adjustments are overdue. >> it was basically a near disaster of monumental proportions. at the same time, it was considered a nonevent. >> reporter: a nonevent because the faa classifies a near miss as a time when two aircraft almost hit each other in the air. >> so technically, this would not have, um, raised any alarm until you folks, the reporters, got a hold of this story. >> reporter: this incident was what the captain calls a simple go-around and that's something pilots or control tower operators are not required to
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report to the faa or ntsb. another change the faa is making? two controllers will now have to stay in the tower until the late night arrival rush is over at sfo. there is only one the night of that close call. >> he was doing lots of things. um, and -- and -- and that's not -- although he was doing it okay, but that's not safe. >> reporter: captain aimer hopes that airports similar to sfo with runways close to each other will adapt to these changes, as well. jackie ward, kpix 5. new at noon, we now know when the first smart trains will roll into their north bay stations. the transit system just announced it will officially begin full passenger train service next friday. the final hurdle, smart just received federal approval of its automated train safety system. a grand opening event is planned on the 25th at the santa rosa downtown station in celebration of the start of service, free rides on opening day. other bay area headlines, an elderly couple pulled from this car before it burst into
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flames on the train tracks near fairfield. good samaritans rescued them moments before a cargo train slammed into the vehicle. investigators say that the driver ended up on the tracks because he mistook them for a roadway. a homeless camp may be responsible for a large fire at a rug company in santa rosa. firefighters got the call around 6:30 this morning. when they got to the scene on petaluma hill road, flames had already spread through half of the building. the fire department estimates nearly half a million dollars worth of damage. they say the fire may have started at an encampment found on the side of the building. no one was hurt. and take a look at this time lapse of smoke blanketing yosemite valley making half dome disappear. two fires are currently burning near the park. the south fork fire has burned already 2400 acres since sunday. another fire that was ignited earlier this morning by the lightning has burned 1200 acres. new at noon, after six decades, a legal drama may force a legendary san francisco
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coffee shop to close. kpix 5's neda iranpour is life at cafe trieste with more on the lawsuit filed by the founder's own son. >> reporter: i'm here at the popular corner. a lot of people here, a steady stream of regulars here enjoying their delicious pastries, high quality espresso and this place's rich history. 60 years of history on this corner of north beach where creative minds would gather to make music, write and enjoy espresso. >> it's just the atmosphere. i mean, it's a local -- like a village. we all come here. everyone meets here in the morning. it's a ritual. >> reporter: the cafe started during the era of the beat poets who would write here, music rings to the small yet mighty location. >> this place is almost a landmark as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: francis ford coppola one of many well known names to walk through the floor wrote the screenplay for the godfather at this cafe that over time has become a
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cornerstone of the community, a place of comfort, connection and solace. >> it's my living room. you know? i come here for coffee almost every morning. >> reporter: for some it's like visiting family but it's family that may tear this place apart. the "chronicle" reports the son of the late founder filed a lawsuit. the founder known affectionately by many as papa gianni died in january of 2016 at the age of 96. an immigrant who grew up in a small fishing town in italy, he missed the espresso houses of trieste so he opened his home on the corner of grant and vallejo. the son claims it's no longer possible for the shareholders to work together so he demands the cafe business and brand be permanently dissolved. >> i hope not. oh, of course i hope not. you know? they will find a way. they would be foolish to shut it down. >> reporter: trouble may be brewing during what many hope to be a short-lived dark time for a legendary location as a
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family dispute plays out in court. in fact this place is so popular, they have several other locations including places like sausalito, berkeley, oakland and monterey. i did try to get in touch with the attorney for the founder's son and he has yet to get back to me. but i did talk to an attorney with one of the other parties involved. he said they will have their response to the lawsuit next week. live in north beach, neda iranpour, kpix 5. still ahead, pg&e preparing for the solar eclipse. how the agency plans to fill the gap when solar energy drops in the bay area. >> i'm danielle nottingham in reseda, california, coming up cashing in on the eclipse. >> speaking of the eclipse, we'll have your great america solar eclipse forecast for the bay area, plus we'll take a look for the weekend all the weather you need know know about coming up right after this brief time-out.
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drastically... but p-g-and-e says it is ready to fill the gap. when the eclipse reaches its monday's rare eclipse is expected to reduce solar energy drastically. but pg&e says it is ready to fill the gap. when the eclipse reaches its peak at 10:15 a.m. monday, solar energy will drop 75% in the bay area. pg&e has been working with the utility experts and meteorologists to find alternative resources like hydropower. >> you're also going to see the operational engineers here taking a look at any type of live telemetry data if there are concerns we didn't predict. >> no calls to conserve energy now. the eclipse will last a few
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minutes. >> but some businesses have spent years getting ready for this moment. danielle nottingham reports now they are cashing in. >> reporter: the rainbow symphony company in reseda, california, is sending out its last shipments of eclipse glasses. >> what has been your most popular design? >> for online, i think this. >> reporter: the owner has been making eclipse glasses since 1989 but he has never seen demand like this. >> businesses are really how do you say off the chains. >> reporter: how many glasses have you sold for this event? >> tens of millions of pieces. >> reporter: rainbow symphony isn't the only company cashing in on the eclipse. websites have popped up selling everything from mugs and pins to jewelry, hotels and cars sold out for months in the path of totality where travelers can see a rare total solar eclipse. >> 2, 1! >> reporter: one of those cities, hopkinsville, kentucky,
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has adopted the name eclipseville and local stores you'll find t-shirts and even a total eclipse moonshine. >> we have never had anything in our community's history that has drawn as much enthusiasm. >> reporter: a wedding venue in south carolina is getting a boost in business by offering a group nuptial. >> they are going to say their vows all at one time and we hope to finish right at the exact time of the eclipse. >> reporter: rv parks are also reaping the benefits. >> i have had 200 phone calls of people wanting to come into the rv park and i have filled up my park. >> reporter: even the post office is trying to increase sales with an eclipse stamp. touch the black disk and the heat of your finger reveals the moon. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. >> tickets for an amtrak train to see the eclipse in illinois sold out in less than a day. >> and royal caribbean has a total eclipse cruise. during that event, singer bonnie tyler will perform her '80s hit total eclipse of the
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heart. >> our ken bastida will be reporting from the path of totality in oregon leading up to and during the solar eclipse. his reports start saturday on combination. >> isn't this also exciting? we're all learning so much about the great american solar eclipse. . the next coast to coast total solar eclipse will be august 12, 2045. i have to tell you, i plan to stick around for that one. i'll run a marathon in honor of it! for more, go to in the forecast now, it's thes to of a coin. your best bet to see the eclipse, go inland to concord, clayton and walnut creek, antioch, tracy, discovery bay. san francisco, still barely clearing out. it's clear in antioch and
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vallejo a few high, thin clouds and bill moon started off with some clouds this morning. clear to sfo, very slow to clear around the peninsula this morning. we still have delays 49 minutes on some arriving flights. 49 at livermore with a little stratus there morning burned off by 6:00. the marine layer is not as deep as it has been. the area of low pressure is out of here. high pressure is building in. we have earlier burn-off today. and then it looks like we'll see additional early burn-off on your friday and saturday. but then the clouds do return in earnest on sunday through tuesday. here's a look at statewide temperatures. it's currently 76 on the wayto 79 in the greater lake tahoe area. we are in the high 70s in sacramento going up to 92. 56 going up to 60 in monterey bay. cool there with very little clearing. 60s, 70s and 80s across the board today. rather seasonal. 83 in san jose. but nearly 90 in morgan hill
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and gilroy. sunset tonight at 7:59. here's your extended forecast. warmest days friday, saturday. then a cooldown by early next week. we got our giants here in town tonight playing host to the phillies. we have the shark on the mound. partly sunny chilly 64, dress in layers, and, boy, go, giants! >> yeah. go, giants. we're still behind you. all the way. >> that's true. all right. well, let's take a look at the big board here. not looking too good. the dow is down about 209 points. and there are a few factors. tech shares are down right now and also the world keeping an eye on that attack in barcelona. >> still ahead, sharing other writing with others. how a bay area woman is helping young people tell their own stories. >> don't forget, football is back! oh, yeah. the san francisco 49ers take on the denver broncos at home this saturday. our coverage starts with a live broadcast from levi's stadium on kpix 5 news at 6:00.
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you can actually meet and tweet with betty yu and me at the kpix 5 social media hot spot outside levi's stadium before the game.
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her own life is an example of finding inspiration -- in experience. allen martin introduces us to this week's d winner. an east bay woman's life is an example of finding
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inspiration in experience. allen martin introduces us to this week's jefferson award winner. >> reporter: janet heller has quite the childhood story. >> i got expelled from high school. i had a drinking problem. my parents split. my dad left the country. i wasn't sure how i was going to make it. >> reporter: until she wrote that story down. >> i took my expulsion story, and i wrote my college essay about that. and i got a scholarship to tulane university. >> reporter: she has been writing and helping young students channel their life stories. five years ago, she started the non-profit called chapter 510 and the department of make believe. >> because writing is hard. writing is intimidating. >> reporter: chapter 510 is a youth writing center based in oakland providing free in- school tutoring, creative writing workshops and even publishing opportunities for students in kindergarten through high school. its volunteers have helped more than 600 students so far in a city where more than 80% of low income children fall behind in reading proficiency by third grade.
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janet believes the key to reading is writing. and the key to writing is connections. >> and they're writing things that they never would have written unless they participated in our program. [ singing ] >> i'm a singer, poet and songwriter. >> reporter: this girl met janet at her school last year. >> she gets it in mind and she will do it. the youth is the future. >> reporter: for janet, who has been in oakland 23 years, raised her children, tutored and volunteered here, this nonprofit is the payoff. >> my whole life, i have been a teacher, writer and community arts maker. but chapter 510 puts it all together. >> reporter: so for helping young people realize their creative writing dreams, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to janet heller. allen martin, kpix 5.
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>> nominate your local hero for a jefferson award on line at we'll be right back. we continue to follo
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these are live pictures coming in.. a manhunt is underway.. after a van tore through a crowded tour las. we continue to follow breaking news in barcelona, spain. a manhunt is under way after a van tore through a crowded tourist spot in la sram blast.
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we have new information from catalonia's regional president who says 12 dead, 80 hospitalized, and there are two arrests. we'll have much more on this developing story coming up tonight at 5:00. you can get the latest on our website, that's it for kpix 5 news at noon. >> beautiful area there. it's so hard to watch that. >> our hearts are with them right now. ♪[ music ]
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♪ >> bill: c.j. what an idiot. who leaves an easy 5 mill on the table to save something that's already dead? >> liam: someone with compassion, maybe? >> bill: someone who's a moron. >> liam: i'm just saying. c.j. and sally are family. i mean, you of all people should understand protecting family. >> bill: that clown is passing up the offer of a lifetime. c.j. will find that i won't be so generous again. with thomas out of the picture, spectra's showing will bomb. sally's days are numbered. ♪ >> coco: are you sure you don't want me to leave? i can see you're busy. >> sally: we don't spend enough time together as it is. as long as you don't mind me


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