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it is cold and we can expect freezing temperatures. >> we are also tracking a weekend storm. >> thousands of ve already burned the thanksgiving day calories, and it was all for a good cause and we will take you to the south bay turkey trot next and people are heading here to get a hot thanksgiving dinner and we will introduce you to volunteers next.
live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> a chilly start of the holiday with more rain on the way and and atmospheric river that can blast the bay area with snow this weekend. thank you for joining us. i am kenny choi. >> and i am michelle griego. happy thanksgiving to everyone and we will get right over to mary lee. >> we are watching it all for you on this thanksgiving looking at temperatures definitely below average running 10 degrees below average today with clouds and temperatures in the low 50s at the moment. they are going to plummet
through tonight with a freeze warning for the northbay valleys and mountains. tonight for tomorrow morning we are talking temperatures in the 20s and a frost advisory tonight through tomorrow morning in effect for the ay cs your plants and your pipes. as we look ahead to the weekend and atmospheric river event will set up for us and i'll have more details including when we expect to see the rain and the wind coming up. >> thank you so much, mary. it is a mess for drivers in southern california and the grapevine is closed with the intent snow and rain to the area. these pictures are just coming in from chp he is working to clear vehicles and there is no estimated time of reopening. a chilly start for runners at the largest thanksgiving turkey trot in the country and it is the silicon valley race. kpix 5's anne makovec was
there. >> reporter: the roadways were blocked off for much of the morning for the largest turkey day road race in the nation. is the 15th year of the 10k and costume contest. the turkey trot that raises about $1 million annually for local charities. >> there is no better way to celebrate thanksgiving than to come out with 25,000 of your closest friends. >> reporter: it is about the boost this gives to local housing and health organization and that is something mayor sam liccardo just saw firsthand. >> two of the individuals we encountered have been homeless for several years and they are now housed and i am just grateful that we are finally
starting to get some traction in getting people housed in our community. >> goosebumps. when that gun goes off with 22,000 people as far as the eye can see all together to build community and help families in need, it is so inspiring. >> reporter: and there are plenty of added benefits. a holiday tradition getting stronger every year. if you are feeling inspired, the next race here in san jose is december 15. in downtown san jose, anne makovec, kpix 5 . >> this morning salvation army volunteers packed 1600 pounds of turkey, 35 gallons of gravy, and 175 pounds of greens and they were loaded up for delivery.
the tenderloin neighborhood is also serving a hot thanksgiving introduces us to volunteers that make this day a success. >> reporter: if it were not for the people in this room pulling off a dinner with all of the fixings would be impossible but feeding people is a year-round effort. sean johnson said waking up to cut the vegetables is a longtime tradition for him. >> it is been 15 years. my dad started bring me down when i was in sixth grade and it is a great way to start the holidays. >> reporter: is one of 500 volunteers serving a thanksgiving feast to about 2000 people and also here is mayor london breed and the fire chief. >> we believe that if you walk into this building to volunteer come you believe in justice, human dignity, and that people matter. >> reporter: they save the lives of the people we take care of our changing and so are
their needs. >> they may have an apartment are barely make it because of the high cost of living here in san francisco. >> which are to meet those needs and we are also doing some work in the center for social justice and we are trying to change policies that affect people that we serve. he said one in four in san francisco suffer from food insecurity making it a year- round effort. >> my family has been blessed. it is a chance to give back. >> reporter: thanksgiving dinner will be served until 1:00 this afternoon. jackie ward, kpix 5 . >> if you are planning to travel through the northbay, there is a free train service today through sunday on the s.m.a.r.t. train and they are running on a holiday schedule. president trump is in afghanistan right now on an unannounced trip to spend the holidays with u.s. troops speaking to a crowd announcing he helps to reduce the number of troops on the ground 14,000
to nearly 9000. this is his first trip to the side of the longest war in america. if you're trying to wish your friends a happy holiday online good luck. facebook and instagram are experiencing outages pick they said they are working to get things back to normal quickly. >> a missing grandmother and grandchildren have been found safe. 75-year-old sandra young and two kids were reported missing from fairfield on sunday and her car was spotted wednesday morning along interstate 80. they were stopped by police in pinole and it is not clear what they were doing for the past four days . police are saying thank you to local communities for helping them to locate c ceer once tehis grand opening this billion-dollar arena has problems.
the mercury news reports right now workers are tearing out the practice facility court because of warped wood with no word yet on what caused this. still ahead on kpix 5 news at 12:00 , ♪ up up and away the sights and sounds at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> it has been 50 years since the native american occupation of alcatraz. have a group chooses to remember the island as a symbol of hope this thanksgiving. he could've just been the middle class kid who made good.
but mike bloomberg became the guy who did good. after building a business that created thousands of jobs he took charge of a city still reeling from 9/11 a three-term mayor who helped bring it back from the ashes bringing jobs and thousands of affordable housing units with it. after witnessing the terrible toll of gun violence... he helped create a movement to protect families across america. and stood up to the coal lobby and this administration to protect this planet from climate change. and now, he's taking on... him. to rebuild a country and restore faith in the dream that defines us. where the wealthy will pay more in taxes
and the middle class get their fair share. everyone without health insurance can get it and everyone who likes theirs keep it. and where jobs won't just help you get by, but get ahead. and on all those things mike blomberg intends to make good. jobs creator. leader. problem solver. mike bloomberg for president. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. it is a thanksgiving day tradition that was almost haunted by the weather. the 93rd annual macy's thanksgiving day parade went
off without a hitch with 30 giant balloons to the streets of new york city flying lower than normal to avoid the wind gusts. >> the fog is lifting over alcatraz island where indigenous peoples hosted the annual thanksgiving sunrise service and it has been 53 years since the occupation and a watershed moment for tribes standing up for the rights leading to a policy shift. this thanksgiving activist shows why the island now serves as a beacon of hope. >> reporter: against a dark sky, alcatraz stands out like a monument to the once harsh prison. the fire creates an inviting glow for hundreds gathering darkness waiting for the sunrise. with the warm glow from the
east, everyone welcomes the sun. >> the raising of the sun. a new day. any relationship. a new way to work together to preserve mother earth. >> drumbeats fill the chilly morning air. the radiant sunlight shines on members of different tribes from across the country united on alcatraz for the annual thanksgiving sunrise ceremony . >> to start the day with prayer and acknowledgment and appreciation for all that continues in our life. >> remember those people. the ancestors who are here and to pray for all humanity. alcatraz is a reminder of a symbol of e nsidrato be the spark of the modern day indigenous movement around the world. >> this event commemorates the 19 month occupation of alcatraz by native american activist which was ignited by the vision of perseverance of an inspiring leader. >> richard oakes said something
that i needed to do was to go out and help and be supportive in helping the people and fighting for the people. fighting for a righteous cause pick that is what brought me to alcatraz. we needed to come together as a people to be recognized . truck 50 years ago indians of all tribes occupied the island claimant under the treaty of fort laramie any unused federal land would be returned to the indigenous people that once inhabited it. >> there is over 371 treaties, all of which have been violated; however, it does not take away the legal standing and the fact that treaties signed in the last century or two centuries ago are still valid today. >> reporter: although the occupation ended on june 11, 1971, the movement would break free from the boundaries.
>> was started here as a small occupation grew to an indigenous movement establishing a human rights standard for indigenous people throughout the world. >> i think the legacy is still working. i do not think he will quit. >> as the sermon comes to an end , they embrace renewed spirits. >> ever goes away feeling lighthearted and content. and recognize that that spot from 50 years ago is still as bright as ever. >> we will see another 50 years of continued resistance and fighting against pipelines and fighting for protection of the environment and protection of our future generations.
>> there is a new exhibit on alcatraz island in honor of the 50th anniversary. they will be there for as long as the occupation lasted, 19 months. was get a check on the weather right now. it is thanksgiving and so we have got to get out and work off the turkey and stuffing. >> we are looking at a chilly afternoon and get the winter coat if you are about to walk out some of the thanksgiving meal. we are looking at the sky breaking up a little bit with patches of blue at the golden gate bridge with temperatures in the upper 40s and 50s, well below average for this time of the year. you can see spotty activity on the radar screen and a few spotty showers and also a wintry mix even some snow showers still up over the diablo range. it is all because of this low pressure system that is still bringing showers for us today which continues into tomorrow as well with
spotty showers left over here. especially for the south bay you have a chance to see a few more showers through the day. we are still looking at scattered showers for your friday and check out increasing rain and wind this saturday. that is going to tap into some subtropical moisture son atmospheric river event could be setting up for us into the weekend into sunday. we have been talking about that mountain snow with a winter storm warning in effect for the lake tahoe area with a winter storm warning effect until 4:00 pm today and the sun rises at 7:00. temperatures for today definitely on the cool side for sure 10 degrees below average this afternoon. here is the extended forecast of what you can expect. turning very wet and windy to the weekend. really watching that
when public schools cut performing arts budgets, a group of professional performers acted on an idea and here is the jefferson award winners this week. >> reporter: for some middle schools they are singing and acting what many never imagined possible thanks to the workshop. the 7-year-old nonprofit founded by christian clayton and nicole following. >> the mission is to create a love of performing in them and the curiosity of wanting to know what that is going to be like. >>or they leave three afterschool workshops. they
hire several callings and hope to teach singing and acting sics. >> the people come here want to express themselves and have a voice. truck whether they go on to pursue a career or not, everyone wins. >> it opens up a whole world when you start to connect with characters or even songs that are in a different language. >> during the school you're told to be a follower and sit and be a student and in this program we are a leer. >> re: they prce studen>> i have students fail a
improv and then to come to me a break and say can we just do it one more time i know i can do it. i always let them do it. >> reporter: lauren marvels that professional actors and singers will share their experience. >> they all really go in depth with every student that chooses to do this. >> for empowering students through workshops this week service in a word in the bay area goes to kurt brandom and nicole folland. >> they are working on developing the program there. you might remember kurt who stars as king louis. the show is closing its doors after 45 years and that is tonight on the news . you can also nominate your local hero online at
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the oakland panthers team is giving back this thanksgiving. they were handing out turkeys to families in need. i spoke with them about what it is like to give back. >> we had a lot of crates of turkey and we got rid of a lot of them. getting to see them interact in the community and goes to show how much they love him. he doesn't do it for the praise he does it for it waput on by the
organization called family first foundation. coming up at 5:00, thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season frenzy but are the deals worth leaving your house? we will have that story and more coming up at 5:00. eating first and then shopping. >> you forgot the most important thing. football. we will see this afternoon. have a happy thanksgiving, everybody. >> have a great day. enjoy your turkey. he could've just been the middle class kid who made good.
but mike bloomberg became the guy who did good. after building a business that created thousands of jobs he took charge of a city still reeling from 9/11 a three-term mayor who helped bring it back from the ashes bringing jobs and thousands of affordable housing units with it. after witnessing the terrible toll of gun violence... he helped create a movement to protect families across america. and stood up to the coal lobby and this administration to protect this planet from climate change.
and now, he's taking on... him. to rebuild a country where the wealthy will pay more in taxes and the middle class get their fair share. everyone without health insurance can get it and everyone who likes theirs keep it. and where jobs won't just help you get by, but get ahead. and on all those things mike blomberg intends to make good. jobs creator. leader. problem solver. mike bloomberg for president. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
>> steffy: happy thanksgiving, baby. [ quinn chuckles ] >> eric: it's gonna be a perfect thanksgiving as long as she's with us. >> steffy: [ chuckles ] >> pam: okay, everyone. we are on schedule. >> eric: thank you. we're so grateful that you do this for us every year. >> brooke: with a little help of the logans, of course. [ laughter ] >> charlie: oh! happy thanksgiving. thank you so much. >> donna: hello! >> pam: thank you. >> donna: oh, don't worry. we didn't actually make any of this. >> pam: oh! thank goodness. >> donna: [ chuckles ] >> pam: okay, charlie. let's see what we've got to work with, here. >> charlie: okay. yes. >> quinn: happy thanksgiving. >> brooke: hi. happy thanksgiving. >> quinn: yeah. [ inhales deeply ] happy thanksgiving. >> donna: you, too. thank you for having me. both of you. >> steffy: hey! >> brooke: there's my girl. >> steffy: daddy.