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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> streaming on cbsn bay area good afternoon. i am kenny choi. today the b.a.r.t. board of directors held its first meeting since the deadly stabbing on a train and kpix 5's jackie ward says they used the public comment time to sound the alarm. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. employees told me speaking at this meeting is the only way they feel their voices can be heard and they constantly feel like they're under a gag order. >> i have witnessed someone's life been taken pick their safety issues i was not trained to handle.
>> reporter: this woman is a new b.a.r.t. station agent including the station where oliver williams was stabbed to death and b.a.r.t.'s directors held a moment of silence for williams at the beginning of the meeting but after that the message was loud and clear that b.a.r.t. employees want to go safer and they want passengers to feel that same level of security and they propose all cars be moved to the back of the trained and passengers cannot pass through forcing them to stay in that car even during an emergency. >> when you're being attacked, having a camera is not going to help you. having access to getting away from the situation could help you. >> reporter: on tuesday this man was trying to steal issues off of a sleeping b.a.r.t. passenger went on for williams stepped in and tried to stop him . crimspree continues m to death
when last night a woman ran out of the station screaming that she had been robbed and there was no b.a.r.t. police officer inside. they have hired officers this year but the board member amber allen says only 35 officers are on duty for 45 stations at any given time jackie ward, kpix 5 . >> you will be arraigned at 2:00 this afternoon and during the b.a.r.t. meeting employee john o'connor was recognized for his heroic act that saved a man's life. letters were read including one from governor gavin newsom. >> you represent the best of california, and i'm grateful to you michelle and all of us what everyday acts of compassion can truly change lines. >> it happened earlier this month at the coliseum station and this is when john o'connor
pulled this man to safety he was working that day to help with crowd control. we are getting new numbers on how many customers have their lights back on in the pg& e emergency power shut off and power was restored with 16,000 customers in napa county. power is now 21% restored and 34% in sonoma county. pg&e said restoration for all customers is expected by the end of the day. it is not only fire danger in the north bay temperatures dipped into the 30s overnight as 15,000 residents were dealing with the blackouts. kpix 5 is your survival guide quick you can find supply list and school closures at www.kpix.com . a big red crash shut down the southbound on-ramp to alameda county this morning.
the fuel tank was punctured during the collision and it happened after 3:00 am in grant avenue. crews were there for several hours cleaning up the mess and the roads are back open now. at least seven people were arrested at uc berkeley last night during a heated protest. one poster protester was dragged out all speaker ann coulter spoke at the event. >> we just need political discussion anywhere. the best places on campus. >> they have two goals and one is to shut down ann coulter and make her cancel her own event. >> a spokesperson said he did not know what the arrests were for. new at 12:00, benjamin
netanyahu has been charged in a series of corruption cases charged with fraud, breach of trust, and accepting bribes. he denies those allegations and this is the first time a sitting prime minister in israel has faced a criminal indictment. let's take a live look right now at capitol hill inside the capitol building where tumor witnesses testify today in the impeachment inquiry following the testimony from a u.s. ambassador who said that there was a quick corporal quid pro quo. skyler henry has the latest from washington. david holmes told lawmakers he overheard a conversation between ambassador gordon sondland and president trump the day after president trump asked ukraine's president to look into the bidens.
>> i then heard president trump asked that he is going to do the investigation. >> reporter: also asked about president trump's abuse of ukraine . >> they stated the president only cares about big stuff. i noted there was big stuff going on in ukraine like a war with russia ambassador sondland replied he meant big stuff that benefits the president like the joe biden investigation. >> reporter: comes a day after he said president trump ukraine to announce investigations in return for a white house meeting. democrats a president trump me to the meeting contingent on ukraine investigating election interference in the company that employed the son of joe biden. >> both are in the interest of his reelection campaign. >> reporter: dr. fiona hill took issue with any suggestion it was the ukrainians and on russia who meddled in the 2016 election. >> i refuse report in a narrative that the ukrainian government is a u.s. adversary. >> reporter: republicans kept
pressing it. >> it is entirely possible for two separate nations to engage in meddling at the same time. how do we have an impeachable offense here and there is no actual misdeed and no one even claiming to be a victim? truck president trump defended himself saying the calls were perfect and there was nothing said that was wrong. skyler henry, cbs news, capitol hill. democratic presidential hopefuls addressed the impeachment inquiry last night in the debate taking aim at president trump. >> we have a criminal living in the white house. >> we have a president who is not only a pathological liar but luckily the most corrupt president in the modern history of america. >> government run healthcare was also front and center with senator elizabeth warren sharing her plan and joe biden says that clinton pass and mayor
pete buttigieg said he has the right experience to take on president trump and joe biden highlighted his support among black voters but also stumbled. >> three former chairs of the black caucus pick the only african-american woman to ever be elected to the united otr on >> the first. the first african-american woman . >> he is always had these gaffes. it is nothing new. i do not think it hurts him. >> they will be back on the stage in los angeles. former president barack obama has to silicon valley sorry for a fundraiser and it will be his first political event of the 2020 campaign season with tickets ranging up to $355,000 this morning the president delivered the keynote speech in san francisco.
now the millennials expect to rent forever. the factors keep in so many from buying a new home. this image looks like bad news. the super close call for people on board this plane. we are looking at plenty of sunshine across the bay area. here is a live look r you with the oakland airport camera which is pointing west toward san francisco. when we could see our next big chance of rain coming up. we are streaming right now on cbsn bay area and you can find us on www.kpix.com comedy cbs news app, your favorite platform.
an update now on a story from our original series project home. ricardo are is taking action after a report revealed homeowners in high risk fire areas and losing their ine 350,people have lost home insurance and orinda is among the new hotspots for nonrenewal's definite changes to the plan and they want to mandate that insurance companies work with customers and give them a chance to do things to protect their homes like cutting down trees, clearing away brush, or ensuring the property is
accessible. >> what we are proposing is allow us to mandate insurance coverage for homeowners that have done the absolute right thing. >> he says by june 2020 the fear plan will be forced to increased coverage limits from 1.5 million up to 3 million. keep sending us your stories and ideas to project home at cbs.com and www.kpix.com. in a survey finds 9 million millennials expect to be permanent renters which is up more than 1 million people from a year ago. 69% said they cannot afford to buy and some of the factors include student loan debt, lack of home inventory driving up the cost, and it is not just in the big cities. >> new york and l.a. that makes sense. detroit, st. louis, and portland, oregon, be not as
much. i think this has a lot to do with people not making enough money. >> half of millennial renters said that they have not saved a dime for a down payment to buy at a home. a stockton kid who did the right thing after finding cash is getting rewarded and some say this is proof honesty pays off. he found a $100 bill on the sidewalk while walking to class at the university of the pacific. >> i picked it up. i put it in my pocket. i decided whether to turn it in order to keep it, and i turned it in. >> nearly 4 months went by and no one claimed the cash, so the school awarded him with the same bill that he found on the ground. he said he plans to save the money. he wants to be a sports broadcaster when he grows up. talk about a close call. two bolts of lightning hit a runway in new zealand narrowly missing the aircraft.
it was yesterday and they said that there doesn't appear to be any damage to the plane or any harm to the passengers. it looks freaky. >> what a close call. kind of scary. nothing like that at all. we are dealing with the opposite. let's take you outside. it is a live look with our salesforce tower camera and you can see temperatures after a chilly start for the north bay and values inland looking at temperatures in the 50s and in the 60s . 61 in concord and oakland. livermore is 60 and san francisco is 59. it is 64 in san jose. the 24 hour temperature change is cooler compared to yesterday
. 12 degrees cooler at oakland and 8 degrees cooler in hayward as well as concord with 7 degrees cooler in livermore and looking at seven in santa rosa . that low pressure system that brought the dry offshore wind and the rain to southern california continues to push away with a ridge of high pressure building in to be the dominant weather feature. timing it out for you on the futurecast, we are looking at mainly sunny skies across the south bay and along the coast. tomorrow we are looking at plenty of sunshine. the start of the day, it will be another cold start and then wewill see mild temperatures were very similar for today. the winds are light conditions and as we fast forward to next week, we are tracking a strong and cold upper level low. right now the weather model shows the rain arriving a
little bit earlier but the much- needed rainfall arriving late tuesday and into wednesday with sunset at 4:34 and sunrise at 6:57. daytime highs in the mid 60s and the building lighting ceremony is tomorrow evening. i will be there. it is looking great in the upper 50s. there we go with beautiful weather through the weekend and the rain chances late tuesday into wednesday the day before thanksgiving. do-it-yourself used to be for a hobby but parts are easily purchased online and one person says the untraceable firearms have become the go to weapon for criminals. >> murder. robbery. assault. narcotics trafficking. drive-by shootings. you name it. >> you can watch our original report cracking down on ghost
guns. that is tonight on the kpix 5 news at 7:00. coming up on kpix 5 news at 12:00, giving teenagers the tools to talk about mental health problems and how a woman is getting them the help that they really need and a reminder if you have a consumer problem or a question, you can email us at email@example.com, or you can call our hotline at (855) 5-helps-u. we will be right back.
welcome back. one in four americans will be diagnosed with a mental illness in their life. this week's jefferson award winner is helping raise awareness and empathy toward mental health problems. >> reporter: more than 300 teenagers gather in san francisco to open up about a topic many find difficult to discuss at home. >> i do not know how to manage the stress of going to a competitive high school. >> reporter: tiffany found support and a path to therapy. the 9-year-old san francisco- based nonprofit cofounded by glenn close. the executive director says it works to eliminate the stigma of mental illness. >> people can now with empathy
and understanding see . >> reporter: she is providing pped 60high are paid for throug fundraisers in san francisco and new york with guidance from the nonprofit they have served 10,000 students in 18 states and many want to continue to bring change after high school. six in 10 say they may pursue careers in mental health fields. hannah battled anxiety and depression. >> after i tried to commit suicide and ended up in the hospital i do not even think that i was going to college. >> reporter: she is so thankful for the support. she now leads the group on her campus and other people's lives
have changed too and they are grateful for her leadership. this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to pamela harrington. sharon chin, kpix 5 . >> you can nominate your local hero online at www.kpix.com . back we will be right back. look, this isn't my first rodeo... and let me tell you something, i wouldn't be here if i thought reverse mortgages took advantage of any american senior, or worse, that it was some way to take your home. it's helped over a milliond for oldamericans.ers, and, a reverse mortgage loan isn't some kind of trick to take your home.
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these greens. they have a bitter flavor to themt me llso like to do is giv a bath in cold water and then i sauteed them with olive oil and anchovies. then you can saute the dandelion greens and throw some fresh tomatoes on top and that is beautiful. make sure they are green like this all of the way through. you see how beautiful that is? check the bottom where it is cut nice and clear. store them in the refrigerator and otherwise they will lose that flavor and nutritional value and they are a superfood. i am tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. tonight at 5:00 a man who sued palo alto police settles
with the department. the unusual punishment for the former officer involved that will have that story and much more coming up tonight at 5:00. remember we are streaming 24 seven on cbsn bay area. that is going to do it for us forest kpix 5 news at 12:00. we hope to see you tomorrow morning bright and early at 4:30. we will see you tomorrow. have a great thursday.
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