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trick-or-treat. >> reporter: braunecker, the word that keeps coming to mind as you talk to these evacuees coming home, gratitude. they are thankful to have a home to come back ryankf outpo support received from friends and strangers. it is a sound repeated thousands of times today. evacuees holding their luggage through the front door. >> it is cold because we don't have any gas yet but it is good to be home. really good to be home. definitely missed it. >> reporter: stephen ingle spent the last five days in walnut creek. >> the lady handed us $20 cash just because our situation. it's not like we were asking for anything but it sa and myig this was last summer.
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>> reporter: this is the first thing he took from evacuating from the home. and the first order of business, now that he's can se you can see the outlines of where we took everything off. >> reporter: just up 101 in hallsburg, more families unloading vehicles. >> we are tired but happy to be back. >> reporter: david james hunt evacuated with her wife and baby boy. >> looking to get back to the daily routine and back to our own beds. >> reporter: both towns have power and are waiting for pg&e to restore gas. most evacuees say outpouring of support from neighbors have melted their hearts. >> certainly it brings a sense of community. a really strong community together. >> reporter: the mayor of windsor who almost lost his winery is antibay area can help. >> we really need more than anything else, it's kind of funny, we need to come drink
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wine. come enjoy our beautiful area. >> reporter: the mayor is trying his best to restore normalcy for the town of windsor. in fact he has decked out his house for halloween, inviting the entire town to his house and one for the adults, sweets for the kids. the mayor here, dressed up as -- who are you dressed as? >> i'm an old time mayor happiest residents are home. >> very original. >> what are you dressed at? >> skeleton. >> i'm a clown, a.k.a. pg&e executive. >> i machida. a cheetah. >> reporter: they are hoping to have a good time despite the circumstance they have been dealing with for the past week or so. for now live in windsor, donna lynne, kpix 5. the kincaid fire has not
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grown further incise. good news, it is holding steady at 76,000 acres. it is now 60% contained. 131 homes though destroyed and there have been four reported injuries. for the latest progress on the kincaid fire head to our website at a developing story, roads are closed and an investigation underway for a deadly police shooting in san jose. this happened near mckee road and the alum rock neighborhood. police responded to the scene before 2:30 pm. following reports of an armed man who was apparently walking near a shopping center. police dispatch recordings tell what happened next.
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investigators tell us one officer opened fire. the suspect was hit and later died at the hospital. the man has it to be identified. we are working on details for the incident. it marks the city's third police shooting so far this year. a deadly shooting on a bta light rail platform in san jose. a private security guard shot and killed a man who was allegedly threating people with knives. leonard ramirez's live at the station with the story. >> reporter: the bta says it is the first time one of their private contracted security officers has shot and killed a suspect and it happened right here on the platform. apparently in front of passengers. the shooting happened on a still busy bta platform at about 8:40 pm.
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sheriff's patrol units were called to the santa teresa light rail station on reports of a man threatening passengers with knives. investigators say a private security guard hired by bta from allied universal confronted the suspect. >> the security officer gave commands to drop the knife and drop the weapon, substance of that nature. which the suspect refuse. that suspect then quickly advanced toward that security officer, holding onto those knives and weapons. and got within 5 to 10 feet of that security officer prior to the shots being fired. >> the suspect was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. investigators recovered two knives, a pair of scissors and the court which the suspect was allegedly brandishing. bta says there was minimal disruption to the system because the incident happened at the end of the line. this afternoon, passengers were
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still learning of the shooting. >> it's unfortunate someone has to lose your life because they can't behave on a public transport there. >> reer: bta as has contracted since 2014 and provides armed security during late night and early morning hours. there has been a recent escalation of violence incidents on bta trains and buses including batteries and assaults. there were five violent incidents in june. seven in july and 10 in august. 10 in september. that have been a total of 61 violent incident so far this year. olga garza said she has been through incidents on board that scared her. >> i ride every day. buses and light rail but i hardly see any security guards here. >> reporter: this investigation is continuing. allied universal did send out a notice this afternoon and a statement saying they are cooperating fully with the a clcounsheriff's department. reporting live in san jose.
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allied universal said 85 security officers were hired in 2009 to patrol the bta system and supplement sheriff transit deputies. it says the armed officers are state certified to carry guns, pepper gray and batons during patrols on foot and by vehicle. moments ago pg&e gave an update on the part restoration numbers. >> most people impacted by the latest blackout have power back up. not everybody but most do. still remaining in the dark are those customers near the kincaid fire. nearly 6000 customers remain without service. 34 affected counties now have power backup. >> we have been in contact with meteorology team and have looked forward to the next seven days. and we do not anticipate any public safety power shut off events. >> some communities get power back on. there's one group of vulnerable residents who say they were left alone in the dark.
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kpix 5's john ramos has their story. >> reporter: the power went out to this part of novato saturday evening and the people who live in this complex say when it did, they became prisoners in their own homes. >> people were pretty much sequestered in their apartments. >> i felt trapped. >> you are cooped up like in prison and can't go anywhere. you can't say anything. >> reporter: the villas at hamilton is an affordable seniors only apartment complex. it is an independent living environment but when the lights were not the elderly residents say they were totally on their own. >> we needed help right away and we were abandoned. we were totally abandon. >> reporter: jeanette lives at the villas and as a caregiver to several residents. she said battery powered lights soon died leaving corridors and staircases pitch black. and elevators nonoperational. >> we wereg peop do were holdin
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handles of they could. and they have to take down their walkers as well. >> reporter: a resident reportedly hurt her knee tripping in the dark over another woman lying on the floor at the bottom. >> it was basically an abandoned building. >> reporter: marie houck heads up the local homeowners association and was called by one of the residents. she was shocked by what she saw and the fact that the building managers just left for the weekend, leaving the seniors to fend for themselves. >> they left with no plans in place for how the seniors would be able to get in and out of the building during the power outage. which was predicted to last several days. teus to speak with us er on today. the building is owned by southern california nonprofit company called affordable housing access. it gets a special deal from the government to provide low-cost housing. the residents say aside from a few motion detector lights, they have heard nothing from the landlord about last weekend. >> i feel they have the obligation to a higher standard
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of care. it's not just an apartment building. it is a charity, operating a building for low income seniors under the tax-free provisions of the tax code. >> reporter: resident say something needs to be done about it right now because if an earthquake or fire were to happen in this building at night, everyone living on the top floor could easily become victims. in novato, john ramose, kpix 5. homeowners, sick and tired of pg&e are looking toward home battery storage. the healing process underway in sonoma county after the kincaid fire. how ctims ca co a ique alteativ cemetery. a bay area company making it possible for people to choose a tree as their final resting
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place. coming up at 6:11 on this all hallows eve. we are one minute before sunset. look at the view from the top of salesforce. boy, is it pretty? that plans with the little ones? i will show you the forecast for the next few hours but more importantly we need to talk about the freeze warning in the north bay tonight. we will be back with that in a bit. even for murder. we are a progressive city, but letting violent criminals off early endangers everyone. ad paid for by san francisco police officers association. not authorized by a candidate or committee controlled by a candidate. disclosures at b to throw a baseball... to throw yourself into the unknown. to lose fear, to create hope.
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in the wake of the recent pg&e outages more people are looking for ways to keep their homes running in the power gets shut off. he asked for a look at a battery backup.
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>> reporter: let me guess, after 3 or 4 power shutdowns, you are fed up with pg&e and you are looking into home battery storage. i'm here to tell you, that you are not alone. here a clean solar in san jose phone seven blowing up for this. home battery storage. keep in mind, each tesla power while can cost up to $10,000. >> our calls are outside to eight x. >> reporter: since the blackouts started, they have had three weeks weeks of record phone calls. >> people are concerned about what the long-term plans are and how this is going to change their daily way of life. >> inbound halls of interest went up 10 x. the amount of interest is off the charts. >> reporter: tom warner is ceo of sun power, based in san jose. by sheer coincidence they are launching the residential battery storage colleague were not. warner said the shutdowns have turbocharged demand and as batteries improve and get
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cheaper he expects revenue to double in the next 2 years. >> residential homeowners that by a battery are saying, i'm done. on set up. i want to take control. i want not to do be a victim. i want control of my own destiny. it is a statement, as well as economic decision. >> right there, you can see -- >> reporter: jason iverson said after installing solar his power went from $400 a month to just $100 a month. he's building a new home and just getting battery storage. >> how much have you wanted to give pg&e the middle finger? >> that's a good question. i've never been a fan of pg&e. it's hard when they raise rates all the time and the battery basically allows me to be off the grid and no longer be dependent on pg&e. middle finger is strong but definitely i'm not a fan of pg&e. s.m.a.r.t. train rides will be free through next wednesday as service gets back to normal. the agency cancel service on monday and tuesday since
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traffic signals were not working due to the outages. smart restored service today. the psychotherapy clinic in santa rosa is providing free therapy for those affected by the fires in sonoma county. and the nonprofit organization has been working with the community for over 30 years now. in 2017, the organization started the legacy fire fund to help those affected by the fires. they're located on beach street and dillsburg avenue. and they are open weekdays 9 am to 9 pm. a san francisco company providing a unique alternative for people who don't want to be buried in a cemetery. instead the company is making it possible for people to choose a tree in the forest as a final resting place. the ceo of better place forrest said his idea of replacing gravestones with nature came from his own a pleasant memory of his mother's burial. >> this big black tombstone right by a busy street and busy
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cemetery. and it was just never the vision of what i want to think of what i think of her. >> and said he wants families to think of settings like this. the 20 acre plot of redwood forest in mendocino or santa cruz county where families can purchase the rights to a tree where you can spread ashes around his base. the money will purchase the land that the trees are standing on. the company partners with land trust and conservation groups to protect the forest from development. the sun just set five minutes ago and is halloween. chances are if you're getting the kids ready to go out, maybe you are about to do and i want to give you the forecast. 1st of all, but a jacket on. look at the numbers. in general we are cool but that is a widespread 48 to 62 acro f for example.we will start with at the north within the next 30
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minutes. we got 50s on here, 57 in fremont and i will advance to 9:00. that is as late as most kids will be out. if you are going out later than this with your grown-up costumes, you don't care about the temperatures. 53 for san mateo by the time we bottom out. let's look at the north bay. already down to 59 in petaluma but 64 in walnut creek. by the time we get to 9:00, we are back into the mid to upper 50s. these numbers are pretty okay. the real story as far as amateurs go will come out of midnight. we are talking about a freeze warning which goes into effect at 2 and stays in effect until 9:00. once again the fate same area of focus as last night. everywhere in red has a freeze warning and will come in for a closer look at specific numbers. the deeper the blue, the colder the number. there is the coldest >> at the bottom of the bowl. cold air was to sink so the lower you air the colder it
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will be. 28 for santa rosa. look at the green in the hills, it will be warmer on the mountain tops than the bottoms of the valleys which is the reverse of what we understand about how temperatures react. situations like this at night, the cold air tends to sing. mid-50s for higher mountains tomorrow but we don't live there. in the valley and north bay get ready for the cold one. everyone else is off easy. interior valleys through alameda county, upper 30s. you are not included in the freeze warning. is not going to freeze. let's look at the daytime highs. we start in the south bay. mid-70s, 77 is the warm spot for morgan hill. is by another 77 for livermore. 71 up top and you see 74 for centerfield tomorrow. it will be 65 in the davos bay and numbers across the rest of the north bay. that's the story for the next seven days. we will not change much at all. no more wind, no rain. just a lot of this. due > fansare
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curse ofepcurry's left-hand the day after he broke it, next. the speaker of the house, nancy pelosi will appear on the late show with stephen colbert. to watch it right here on kpix 5 after our news at 11.
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the warriors cancel practice today. not to go trick-or-treating. but it sure seems golden state is living out a real-life horror movie after steph curry broke his hand in last night's loss to phoenix. no halloween costume selfies from steff. he sent a picture with his hand heavily wrapped. curry said he's going to be back soon. houston remains to be seen. surgery has not been ruled out.
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with an extended absence from steph curry, the young roster is about to be thrown into the deep end. >> is a great opportunity for these young guys to play. also a little too much. >> you think? check it out. five months ago, game 5 of the finals, the warriors started, anne makovec, klay, katie and tremont. tomorrow night against the spurs, get your program ready. the world series trophy handed back to d.c. for the first time since calvin coolidge was in the oval office. howie kendrick hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning. the nats rallied late to beat
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the astros in game seven. washington went 5-0 when facing elimination and the first team ever to win four games in the world series. but the giants will go down as the team of the decade with three world series title. boston was the only other team to win more than one. and zero for the dodgers. back to the nba, rockets, clint with a steel. you make the call, did he travel? >> yes but they all do. >> they all do. >> how many steps did he take? >> one, two, three, four. >> four steps, no call. it could've made the difference because houston beat washington 159-158. >> that is a huge fish. the catch of the day goes to 3-year-old back him. proudly showing it off. it is a bluegill. >> that's a keeper. >> it wasn't a keeper.
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he gave it back. this picture taken in illinois as the catch of the day has gone national. and you see that fishing pole? that is a lightning mcqueen fishing pole. >> nice. >> and carol said that photo, proud of her great-nephew. you think you can do better? send your fishing pictures to catch of the day at >> lightning mcqueen fishing pole. >> i love it. thank you. cbs evening news is next. >> norah o'donnell joins us to preview. >> reporter: tonight on the cbs evening news, decades after they were vilified for taking a stand for justice, two american olympians are honored. we've got their story and more tonight on the cbs evening news.
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glow necklaces to trick-or- treaters at all stations until 8:00. their first come first serve and come with a prequel safety tip sheet. they say glow items, flashlights can help keep kids safe and visible to drivers as they go out tonight. >> be really careful out there. really careful. there are a lot of cards. takes extra care. thank you for watching us at 6. cbs evening news is next. >> we will be back and 7:00. have a safe and happy halloween. shouldn't they go to prison for as long as the law allows? chesa boudin said he wouldn't seek maximum sentences as district attorney, even for murder. we are a progressive city, but letting violent criminals off early endangers everyone. ad paid for by san francisco police officers association. not authorized by a candidate
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