tv CBS News Bay Area Evening Edition 530pm CBS September 26, 2022 5:30pm-6:00pm PDT
>> as we are seeing relief at the pump, gas prices are on the rise once again. at this station station it was $5.39 a gallon if if you pay cash on the price goes up from there. across the street street, this station was charging $6.19 a gallon for regular gas and california is now two dollars higher than the rest of the country according to to aaa. the national average is $3.72 well in california it is . is $5.80. what is causing the gas prices to rise again? according to the energy information administration, aaa says that has led to unplanned maintenance and local oil refin. oil refineries. we should expece
prices to drop until november. > >> it's not just gas and food prices putting a strain on american families. home cooling and heating costs are also on the rise. winter is coming and with it a cold reality. the cost cost to heat your home is expected to skyrocket. >> you miss a payment annexing you know the power was off. >> reporter: >> reporter: this woman was among the roughly 20 million american households behind on their utility bills. the highest highest on record. according to the national energy assistance directors association. and the problem is only getting worse. the organization says families are expected to pay an average of 17.2 percent more for home heat this coming season compared compared to last winter. >> energy inflation is leading inflation overall. this is not normal. >> reporter: energy prices are on the rise in part because of the repeated heat waves that ached much of the united states this summer. worsening the alrey strained levels of natural gas reserves. the executive director director says the spike will
force families to make difficult difficult decisions between paying for food, medicine, and . and rent. the low income home energy assistance program is now now asking congress for an additional $5 billion to help low income families. >> home heating costs are predicted to reach the highest level in more than 10 years this this winter. > >> housing prices also skyrocketing since the start of the pandemic, a new study from the federal reserve bank finds that the rise in remote work is responsible for 60 percent of that increase. according to the research, each time the number of remote workers rose by one percent, the average price for a a house rose by nearly as much. > >> governor newsom vetoed a law that would require children to attend kindergarten. he cites the cost as one of the reasons for this decision. we spoke with with the author of the bill.
>> reporter: often regarded as a a building block in a child's development. >> you are setting the stage for for their learning. the more that they are prepared for that, that, the more they've been exposed to that, the more likely likely they will be successful. >> reporter: making kindergarten kindergarten mandatory has just been blocked by the governor. >> >> i am extremely disappointed that the governor vetoed this bill. >> reporter: the state senator is a former teacher and currentr of senate bill 70 which would have required children to complete a year of kindergarten before entering the first grade. grade. currently, california does not mandate it. supporters of the bill think it should. >> we have very specific skills that students are expected to know by the time they get to first grade and that's where the the disparity start. >> reporter: in a sunday letter,
letter, governor newsom wrote to to state senators, his name, handwritten, explaining why he's he's returning senate bill 70 without his signature. cost impacts of up to 268 million, not currently accounted for in the states fiscal plan. the governor adds with our state facing lower-than-expected revenues over the first few months of this fiscal year, it's it's important to remain disciplined when it comes to spending, particularly spending that is ongoing. >> if we are not going to be mag that a mandatory requirement there are kids that will fall through the cracks. >> reporter: senator rubio vowing to reintroduce the bill next legislative year. providers providers of early education and and after school programs believe it is fundamental to a child success. cutting state costs now, are we doing what's best for the kids? at what price
price for the future? >> the governor also vetoed a separate bill that would've reqd schools with kindergarten to offer at least one full day class option. > >> california's ban on private prisons has been overturned by a a federal appeals court. the > >> alec baldwin is one of severl people who could face charges in in the deadly shooting on a new mexico movie set last october. a a state district attorney sure she plans on filing homicide charges against up to four people including baldwin. while filming the movie, baldwin's prop gun fired a real billet killing the film cinematographer cinematographer and injuring the the director. earlier this year the victim's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against
baldwin and other members of the the production. > >> with the last hour, nasa providing results on its attempt attempt to slam a spaceship into into an asteroid, we will let you know if that mission went as as hoped. > >> coming up at 6:00, it's nickd it's nicknamed the plaques for anna and it could be a high tech high tech solution to cleaning up high plastic pollution and local marinas for > >> you could call this
>> this is like a scene out of e movie. a successful intergalactc successful intergalactic grand slam. >> i'm waiting for ben affleck and bruce willis to pop out. just a few hours ago nasa rammed rammed the spacecraft into an asteroid intentionally as part of a planetary defense test. >> this is video of nasa workers workers cheering the very moment moment they got confirmation of the crash by the dart spacecraf. dart spacecraft. it's by the way way about the size of a vending machine. these are photos from the spacecraft closing in on ths 7 million miles away from earth at a speed of 4000 miles per second. scientists did say they did this to alter the space rock rock orbit. >> over the next few days we will be finding the exact impact impact site to understand what
crater did we make and of course course the ground-based observers are busy as we speak looking at the data and taking it over the course of the next days and weeks to find out what we really did. >> the impact carved out a cratr a crater and hurled streams of rocks and dirt into space. nasa says it won't know for days how much the explosion really nudged nudged the asteroid off course. >> nasa says final test results will show if they can deflect the path of an asteroid that might be on a collision course with earth. >> nasa wants to remind everyone everyone that this was only a test and the earth was never in the path of that space rock. > >> automakers are ramping up production of new electric cars, cars, but now some classic gas guzzlers can get a modern-day m. modern-day makeover. >> reporter: this is not your grandpa's 1978 ford pickup. this
this is completely electric. a 44-year-old classic now powered by a brand-new electric motor. >> you are basically taking out all the innards and putting in something new. >> reporter: taking it from about 150 horsepower to almost 500, allowing car buffs to go back to the future. >> it basically makes everything everything about the vehicle better. >> reporter: darren palmer is charged with electrifying ford. >> i imagine a traditionalist wd look at this and say you are ruining a classic. >> i would love them to try it. >> reporter: there are plenty who want to try. installing fords conversion kit, call the illuminator currently requires an experienced mechanic. which is keeping kirk miller in los angeles very busy. his company builds the electronics and hardware to turn a gas powered
car electric. >> there's a massive shortage of of conversion shops in the longer-term goal is to get it to to where it's plug and play. >> reporter: the ford engine kit kit quickly sold out but the market for electric conversions is just getting charged up. it is expected to surge to nearly $120 billion by 2031. as for driving this workhorse turned electric hot rod, it's smooth, it's fast, and it's quiet. which which might just be the sound of sound of the future. > >> straight ahead in sports, ths the day after, they are averaging losing a key player a week after three games. did anybody see last night coming? just mayhem in the
>> a good start to the week so r in the bay area. >> if you wanted to cool down, e certainly did that over the last last few days. some places were like 17 degrees cooler from saturday to sunday and now we are just sitting right there. here's a look at the current temperatures, the numbers are 64 64 in oakland which is below average. 63 in san francisco. we francisco. we are not that far f of the daytime highs. this is where we ended up for daytime highs, those are the numbers from today. san francisco only got to 61 which is 10 degrees below average and that's the number for downtown. we just wanted to see what happened, all all you've got to do is take a look at the wide view and see the marine layer come back to pretty much the entire coast of california today and it's been coming in lint pretty far as well. we got everybody with a gray start today and if we come in for a close-up look to see
how it's right through the golden gate now, that's what it looks like, but if you go to the the top of the salesforce tower you can see these clouds are extending well over the city and and it's just a matter of time. everybody will get that tonight. tonight. we will see gray, even here in san jose, so much sunshine now and the clouds are coming. overnight and tomorrow morning just as gray and you can can see what that looks like when we watch the high resolution future cast. livermore will do this, too. that looks more like fogust than it does late september and the temperatures also look and feel a lot like summer. it will be sold think we will get some mist in the morning. expect to see some light rain coming down with that. morning lows, low to mid 50s, daytime highs for every
for everybody will be in the mid the mid to upper 70s and the south bay, we will see campbell make it 81, san mateo to 75, hayward at 73, numbers for the inland east bay communities will will be in the low to mid 80s, those numbers pretty much right on the mark for average for this this time of year. san leandro to 72. he will still be held in the 60s tomorrow in the city but but it's more typical temperatures for late september the farther north you go. we arg to warm up tothend he be gofr 79 ow up to 87 iday friday will be the warmest day. you will see in the microclimates were inland east bay valleys go to the low 90s, e don't stay there long though, wl drop right back down to the lows by next weekend. > >> time for a check of what's ahead at 6:00. >
>> we know plastic pollution ine ocean is a major environment a problem, so could this tiny robot be a solution? they call it the plastics prana and it's basically like a roomba vacuum for the water. how it works, by cleaning up trash at the source. > >> fleet week kicks off in the bay area next week and kpix5 is kicking off two weeks of special special reports. you've seen the seen the reminders of the bay area's military passed all around so we take a closer look at the local landmarks that play play a critical role in our country's history. the news at 6:00 is coming up in about 10 minutes. > >> to the shock of no one, the 49ers return home and underdog to the super bowl champ rams, that's for monday night football. about last night's mistake fe one today and the loss at denver, it claimed start tackle trent williams who has a high
ankle sprain, he was the 4th quarter and is expected to be out 4 to 6 weeks. how big of a loss is that? >> he's the best football player player in the nfl so when you lose the best football player in in the nfl are not going to say, say, it's not like a gun punch but he's the most reliable pers. reliable person. > >> more injury news. the linebacker was carted off in the the second backorder last night, night, he has a sprained mcl and and is expected to miss two months. > >> as for the quarterback, what a difference a week makes for jimmy garoppolo, the offense just couldn't get out of its owy last night. >> there's something with our rhythm, the second half never got into a rhythm. we just get to stay in the rhythm and keep it that way. >> he better find that with them them quickly with the defendant champion rams coming into town
next monday, he turned it over twice in the 2nd half and admitted to being a little rusty rusty after his first full week as the starting quarterback. >> my arm is feeling it right now. it's different. you try to do the practice in preparation you can and then when you get tossed into it, i didn't go through ota's and training camp and i'm not trying to make excuses but i've got to get into into game shape and get rolling. rolling. > >> who did it better? garoppolo safety when he stepped out of the end zone? how do you rate and score that? perhaps it was this punch, miami's special-teams off the teammatesy out of the end zone for that safety. at least in miami's case, they outlasted buffalo. > >> it is official, all 38 years old of him is back for a 19th ad final season with the warriors,
he joined the team for practice today and is ready to help them defend their title. >> i got on the peloton like two two times last week and i like i'm not in that bad of shape. there's the competitor that wants to end on the court and be be productive. but father time always wins. >> reporter: the captain hoisted hoisted the presidents cup sunday in charlotte, the u.s.a. winner for the ninth straight time, they spent the night celebrating in carolina. >> i have never seen a better display of golfers and worst display of partiers. and i am the best partier on this sport. >> it sounds like we've got to hang out with him. maybe he will will come out to play pebble beach when the tour rolls in next february. >> work hard, play hard. > >> still
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his students. >> reporter: here we are in the salinas valley home to some of the most fertile land on the planet. this teacher is growing the next generation of marriott musicians. >> how will these kids sound? >> >> very loud. >> reporter: this is the start of the new season at the school district. for many of the students, they are touching a gr for just the second time in their lives. >> it's something more of sounds sounds being made. that's part of the everyday learning and wht we strive for every day.
. music has been in his blood for four generations. his greatr his great-grandfather began playing in the early 1900s as a way to share information during the mexican revolution. he quickly realize he could teach his sons to play to earn a decent living. these days the kids here think they are learning just music. >> this is not just a typical music class because we also teach them some history. every song we sing there's always meaning behind it. >> reporter: for this student, the dedication and commitment is is real. three practice sessions sessions a week including four hours on saturday mornings for the entire school year. that is
him right here at a recent performance and no, he was not . not nervous. >> when you play mariachi music, mariachi music, what you want people to get from your music? >> i want them to be inspired. >> reporter: is father also played in a band for several years and marriott she deepens their connection. >> for us it's important that he he continue with the culture of mexico here. it would be a dream dream for me that we both get together and practice music together. >> retaining culture makes takes takes work so what makes it worth it? >> making my parents proud. >> reporter: there now nearly 20 20 elementary school mariachi bands across the country. this is the only one on the central coast. now in its fifth season, they've taught at least 500 students. >> if your great grandpa could see you now, what do you think you would say?
>> he would be proud. >> reporter: >> reporter: is a, history, culture, and pride, with marriott she it's all one in th. >>that's it e news at 5:00. >> news bay area starts now. > >> it is a high tech solution to to cleaning up all the pollution pollution in our waterways and they call it the plastic sparano. > >> i remember from a young age g age being passionate about climate change. >> it's like aroma for the water. a bay area startup is teaming up with local marinas, a a first look at the robot that gobbles up trash before it gets very far. > >> eviction day for the holdouts holdouts at oaklands massive wood street camp. protesters face off with cleanup crews as the sweep reaches its next phase. >> i'm trying to be away from
everything so we don't bother anybody. >> counting down to fleetwood, the stories based before the landmarks that play a pivotal role in history. >> you put cannons on both sides sides of the entrance so any bad bad guys that tried to sail in would be caught in crossfire. > >> a steppingstone to an in demand job in oakland, how this single mother is learning new skills to provide for her son. > >> have you heard of a plastic sparano? it's an innovative way to tackle a massive problem. that problem is the amount of plastic polluting the pacific ocean and our bay area waterways. here is an eye-opening number, about 7 trillion pieces of plastic wash from city streets into the san francisco bay each year. that's according to a 2019 estimate