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to capsize. >> reporter: busy day today a half dozen trips to try to rescue boaters in distress. one didn't make it back alive. >> nice day yesterday, no wind. today a bad day. grandson wants to go out but no way. reporter: gale-force winds whipped up the seas and cost a man his life today. a group of nine friends from the sacramento area took two boats out crabbing. a crab line got tangled in the propeller of one of the boats t capsized, dumping five people into the water. the other four friends pulled them all out. >> we were unable to transfer both the people to our boat due to the rough sea conditions out there. it's running a good six to eight feet out there with short wind chop which is very difficult to transfer people. we were able to transfer one emergency medical technician over to their boat. >> reporter: one 60-year-old man didn't survive. two are okay. two others were sent to hospitals. both are in stable condition. >> people come from other areas
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or maybe not necessarily as intimately familiar with the sea conditions here. and they come, they're dedicated to doing what they come to do. and we lost two sailors last year that were out crabbing. and here we are again at the opening of crab season losing, you know, another person. >> reporter: in fact, coast guard crews have spent all day answering calls from boaters in distress. >> it is a very dangerous place to operate a boat. you really have to be prepared and you have to be prepared to turn back. >> reporter: definitely rough conditions out there today. gale-force winds are in the order of 40 miles an hour. as if that weren't enough, the water temperature today, 51 degrees. allen, the coast guard says the boat that capsized did have life jackets on it, but don't know if the people on the boat were wearing them. and one last note. no word from the coroner yet on the identity of the person who died. >> thank you. the bay area is feeling the
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chill tonight. people all over have been bundling up all day long as temperatures continue to drop. there are several frost advisories and freeze warnings in effect. lots of snow in the sierra. a foot of snow is expected around lake tahoe today on top of the several feet they have gotten over the last few days. roberta loves this weather. keeps her busy. >> dana, officially sundown was at 4:53 over an hour ago an as soon as the sun did set, the skies began to clear out. and the temperatures started dropping off very rapidly. currently, it's 48 degrees in san francisco. to the north sausalito 47 degrees. peninsula 48. to the east, san ramon in the mid-40s as is to the south in santa clara at 47 degrees. we have a freeze warning in effect for the north bay, also the east bay. you see this beautiful bright
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shade of pink? this is a reflection of a freeze warning in effect and it encompasses the bay area and well into the central valley. the arctic grip is just all over the state of california right now. we have the lighter shade of pink, bundle up, dress in layers, temperatures falling rapidly with the clearing out of the skies. the winds are beginning to die down after ramping up with the passage of this cold front. rain in the santa cruz mountains and big sur. the arctic blast is plummetting in a southerly direction and will stay here for the next couple of nights, as well. coldest area, santa rosa 26 degrees. record 34 established in 1931. these are old records. so it's not that common to have it this cold this early in the season. record 41 degrees in san francisco. we should tie that tonight overnight and that record was
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established back in 1906. san rafael's record is 27 degrees set back in 1894. upper 20s tri-valley, mid-30s santa clara valley. tomorrow's daytime highs not much of a recovery at all. 48 at the delta to the low 50s in san francisco when the average high is 63 degrees. 49 in vallejo, benicia martinez an american canyon. low 50s from redwood city through san jose. northwest winds 5 to 15. extended forecast calls for a hint of some valley fog on early thursday morning. and yes, we'll wake up to a frosty start then, as well. friday will begin to cloud up late night leading to the next shot of rain showers on saturday. dry sunday and monday. dana and allen, there is another weather woe to talk about. we'll talk about that next time around. the feds are teaming one local police to go after people buying drugs one in particular. its nickname, hillbilly heroin or o cd. even though police make
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arrests, very few of the dealers are ever prosecuted. tonight we go undercover to see how suburbanites get their fix. >> we are just looking for intelligence. >> reporter: joe, an undercover san francisco narcotic officer on assignment with tony a dea special agent. there is a lot of work to be done here. >> it's legal heroin. >> reporter: they are talking about oxycontin, the high of choice. mostly among young adults. >> they are smoking them. snorting them. they are injecting them. >> reporter: 80 milligrams of oc goes for 40 bucks on the streets. 40 bucks. that's more expensive than heroin. but that high price isn't stopping people from all over the bay area from driving into the city to buy it. it's destination shopping right here at the corner of leavenworth and golden gate widely known as pill hill. >> a lot of people know that
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this is where you come to get pills. >> reporter: sure enough, just minutes after we pull in a buyer crosses the street in front of us. >> he is looking for some sort of narcotic. >> reporter: he approaches a man in a wheelchair. minutes later -- >> here he comes to get a deal. >> reporter: where's he from? the company car he is driving is registered to a business on the san francisco waterfront. minutes later, another transaction. >> this is interesting. >> reporter: this buyer is even bolder, negotiating right out of his car. >> see he is handing him the pills right now. >> reporter: apparently unfazed by the people walking by it looks like he is crushing a pill on his dash. >> see, he is snorting it. just snorted it. >> reporter: but what happened next surprised even our detectives. >> see now he is all pissed off because he is not paying him the amount he wanted for the oc. he just ripped him off. >> reporter: buyer drives off in a hurry his license plate registers to an address in san anselmo. >> that would have been a very bad situation.
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>> reporter: it's the potential for violence and the growing number of overdoses and deaths that are prompting the police crackdown but it's a tough job. >> can't arrest them fast enough and keep them behind bars long enough to make a real drastic effect. >> reporter: although sfpd made more than 300 arrests in just the last six months, joe says the d.a.'s office has a revolving door. >> they go in the system, then they come right back out. >> i understand the from us station of the police department. >> reporter: sharon wu heads up the san francisco district attorney's criminal division. >> i would like to tell them that we're not that we're prosecuting these cases. >> reporter: but she says many of the suspects are elderly, disabled, possibly selling their pills to make ends meet. >> we don't necessarily think that incarceration is the solution for this population of people. we are trying to give them services to stop selling their pills. >> i understand you give people chances and maybe they make mistakes. but do you give them chances 20, 30 times? >> reporter: what about the
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biggerfish? shadow dealers trafficking thousands of dealers at a time. wu says those case are high priority. >> we'll prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law. >> reporter: but so far, she admits, those major players have been elusive. >> i don't know where the supply is coming from? all we can do is continue to investigate. >> reporter: that's one thing everyone agrees on. >> that's our goal, stop the flow of the drugs out here so it's not as easy for these people to get these drugs. >> though the d.a.'s office tells us it uses stay away orders as a technique to deal with repeat offenders, so that allows police to re-arrest someone without needing to gather more evidence. police are searching for four young women who attacked and robbed a group of females at a pleasant hill shopping center. now, police say that the suspects approached the victims around 6:30 last night. they asked to use their cell phone and then they asked for some change. then they knocked them to the ground and stole their
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belongings. >> >> you wouldn't expect anything like that to happen and that people can really do that kind of stuff, you know, it's horrible and scary. >> probably more of a crime of opportunity where the suspects had seen the victims walking down the street, saw them as an easy target. >> police described the suspects as black women in their late teens to early 20s, 5'4" to 5'7" with thin to medium builds. the victims were treated for minor injuries. police checking to see if any local stores have surveillance video that could help identify those suspects. no question, this is a beautiful fountain. i'm ann notarangelo in napa but one person here is questioning why there is an ugly piece of napa history depicted on an otherwise beautiful piece of art. we need to find out exactly where is the risk of the original piece. >> seemed like a nice keepsake only it was illegal. what one tourist brought back from mexico and where it's going now. and check it out.
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oscillococcinum, nip it in the bud. tonight, that's been widely seen offensive. that's how critics describe a fountain in napa tonight that's been widely seen as a beautiful piece of art. ann notarangelo reports. >> reporter: this fountain has been around for five years and not a lot has been said about it recently. that's when a mother noticed that among the beautiful tiles in this mosaic is what she describes as a very ugly depiction of the klan and a burning cross. >> i love my mom.
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>> we are really upset. we were upset that such a horrible you will ugly image was on such a beautiful piece of art. >> reporter: as emily watches her children play by the napa mill mosaic and fountain it troubles her to see images depicting two kkk rallies held in the area in the 1930s. it especially bothers her because her youngest daughter was adopted from ethiopia. >> raising a black child in napa can at times be difficult so really hateful images like this can be difficult. >> reporter: napa is a white community and bristow says she has african-american friends who are uncomfortable coming here. she believes this art reinforces that perception. >> looking at the mural, it's hard to determine which part of the mural is, uhm, a part of napa history that we're proud of versus part of napa history that, uhm, we're not proud of. >> reporter: mosaic is called a selected visual history of the napa valley and also shows
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chinatown burning, a prostitute as well as a steam engine and the local harvest. we were unable to contact the artist but when this was first unveiled in 2005, it was reported alan had been given artistic freedom and the point was made that artists pushed society to take an honest look at unpleasant things. we found people who think that's true today. >> if it's part of our napa history and this is about napa, that's kind of how i feel that it's --it's part of t i'm glad -- that it's part of it. i'm glad it's over in the corner and small and i'm glad i never noticed it before. to me, that speaks of its place. >> reporter: diane is the napa mill gardener. >> i was thrilled that he put it in because i think it's part of history that should not ever be ignored. it represents, don't forget, you know, never forget. it has a tendency to repeat itself if there is no one pointing it out. >> reporter: bristow would prefer this art in a museum where it can be put in context. as for the child, children have no use for the past or the future.
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she was wishing today for a choo-choo train. of course, it's clear what her mother wishes for. >> i just want her to be in a place where she, uhm, feels welcome and she is included. >> reporter: so where does this go from here? even bristow isn't sure. yes she would like these tiles removed but this art is on private property so it's not being discussed. >> ann notarangelo, thank you. we all look for just the right souvenir to bring home from a memorable trip but for one traveler, that little trinket turned into a whole new adventure. alex montano on a piece of mexican history that made it back to the bay area. >> reporter: this 2.5" historical artifact is confirmed by mexican authorities to be precolombian
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art perhaps from the 15th century. custom agents confiscated it from a passenger arriving into oakland international airport. >> upon questioning the passenger told the officer that he found this article while he was hiking in jalisco, mexico. but the passenger didn't have any type of documentation or information regarding this artifact. >> it goes from the state of jalisco in the central part. it seems this is a part of a bigger piece. very important. so it seems that we find out exactly where is the rest of the original piece. >> reporter: precolombian art is art of mexico, central america, the caribbean and south america in the time prior to the arrival of european colonizers. this particular piece appears to have a face on it. and it's thought to belong it one of two of western mexico's indigenous tribes. today at the mexican consulate in san francisco, the archaeological find was handed over to mexican authorities. in a ceremony, u.s. agents placed the artifact into the
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hands of the mexican officials to commemorate the relationship between the two countries. >> these actions have proven the good-bye lateral relationship between the united states and mexico and the concern and commitment of the u.s. authorities to avoid unlawful traffic of pieces belonging to the cultural legacy of mexico. >> reporter: there have been no arrests. officials don't believe criminal intent was involved. but that's not always the case. >> please don't take any object that you may find there because it's illegal. it's against the law in mexico and here in the united states. you find something, even a stone, it's not permitted to take it. >> reporter: the article will be brought to the mexican national institute of anthropology for further examination. in san francisco, alex montano, cbs 5. all right. with black friday just a few days away, a lot of people already scouring for deals. but, you know, with all the ads out there how do you know
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which ones will save you money? tonight on the consumerwatch, julie watts in our hotline call center. experts from the top shopping websites helping you out tonight. >> reporter: that's right. we have been talking about it all week long. it's our holiday shopping consumerwatch call-in. call us at 1-888-5-helps-u. whatever you're looking for this holiday season our experts will help you find the best price. for instance, viewers looking for toaster, mixer, sandwich maker target has them for three bucks on black friday. all experts $2 25 for the 8gb ipod touch plus $50 gift card at wal-mart. we have experts here from cnet, ebay, shop it to me and we have julia wessel from the frugalfind.com what kind of calls have you been fielding today? what are people asking for? >> tech deals galore anywhere from the wii bundy toll gps
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units, but yeah, tech deals are very popular this christmas season. >> what kind of deals are you finding? >> the best deal on the wii is at best buy the bundle for $169. >> reporter: impressive. probably something they could have found if they went to the frugalfind.com. i found a ton of deals. how's it work? >> the frugal find is up dated daily with the top deals on anything from grocery to toiletries. we are also ramping it up with black friday you can search based on specific categories looking for a it or video system. >> thank you, julia. after our call-in is over if you have questions that's a great spot to find deals. call us until 7:00 1-888-5- helps-u. >> thank you. a breakthrough in treating and possibly preventing the spread of hiv and what could be the end of the line for high- speed rail in california. we'll have that in two minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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house republicans want to take back two billion a major threat to the high- speed rail project from the bay area to los angeles. house republicans want to take back $2 billion in promised stimulus money. instead they want to pay offer th national debt. the state high-speed rail authority cannot start construction without the money. santa clara county supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance that will restrict tobacco sales in unincorporated areas of the county. the new ordinance requires tobacco retailers to pay for an annual 425-dollar permit. it will also limit the number of tobacco retail stores in near schools. it goes into effect in 60 days.
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bay area scientists say they have a new weapon in the fight against hiv and aids. >> this drug has been around the world in use since 2002. and it turns out this drug may also help prevent healthy gay men from getting infected in the first place. reporter: the castro district is the heart of the bay area's gay community and epicenter of the aids epidemic. in san francisco, one in four men is infected with hiv. what better place, then, to announce a new weapon in the fight against this terror. it's a pill called truvada. >> it has a huge impact on the epidemic. >> reporter: it's made by gilead sciences in foster city. it's a single tablet that combines two antiretroviral medications. the drug is currently used to treat those already infected with hiv. >> we now are finding that the same drugs can help prevent the acquisition of hiv in a very high risk group. >> reporter: in a new study, researchers with ucsf and the gladstone institute found gay
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men who got a daily dose of truvada cut their risk of hiv infection by 44%. what's more, if they use the drug faithfully, not missing a single day, they cut their risk by 92%. >> this represents an incredible opportunity to provide a new form of prevention for those who really have a difficult time, uhm, maintaining safe sex practices. >> reporter: but there are negatives. the drug is expensive, roughly $1,200 a month. if you don't use it every day, it does not work. and while the treatment appears safe, little is known about possible long-term risks. now, some wonder whether taking this pill may only discourage safe sex practices. but the research found those using truvada in a clinical setting with counseling and testing actually changed their behavior and practiced less risky sex. >> but you were saying as expensive as it is, it's not going to be widely used. >> reporter: that's a major
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drawback. but what folks have been telling me is that people will not be taking this every day for the rest of their lives. the idea is that maybe you would take this at times you have been in a breakup, you have been in a long relationship and now you're out "dating" again. you might use it during that time. so it depends. we'll see what comes of it but not use it just one day because you're going out. that's not the way. it wouldn't work. >> all right. thank you. shells were flying and people were dying so if it's not war, just exactly what is unfolding on the korean peninsula? i'm len ramirez at mineta san jose international airport where folks are bracing for a protest. who is going to opt out of the full-body scan and what does that mean for the lines? i'm mike sugerman. fun and games with the muni. well, at least games. what to do while you're waiting for a bus. ,, ,,,,,,,,
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korea's artillery attack on a south korean island. gen. walt the top american general in south korea has condemned north korea's artillery attacks on a south korean island. general walter sharp says the actions threaten the peace and stability of the region. joel brown on the attack that
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could have international repercussions. >> reporter: south korean civilians ran for their lives, buildings caught fire and smoke could be seen for miles the aftermath of the deliberate provocative attack by communist north korea, according to the u.s. >> to get what it wants and needs it needs to make noise and it's willing to take the world to the brink of war to do it. >> reporter: north korea shelled this south korean island after warning its rival to stop nearby military exercises but had the north says the south fired the first shot. >> that's why we replied of two deaths of provocationings. >> reporter: the south says it was acting in self-defense. two south korean marines died 19 others injured including civilians. it all lasted just over an hour, one of the most dramatic confrontation since the end of the korean war. president obama got the news in
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a 4 a.m. phone call from his national security advisor. the white house put out a statement condemning north korea but urging calm on both sides. with 28,000 u.s. troops stationed in south korea, the president huddled with advisors and is expected to speak by phone with south korea's president. but the white house is being careful not to ignite the conflic further. it's a tense time in the region just days after nuclear armed north korea claimed to have completed a new uranium enrichment facility as it prepares for a transfer of presidential power. joel brown, cbs news, the white house. this week is always one of the busiest travel times of the year. but airports nationwide could be particularly slow. len ramirez says passengers angry with the new security rules are hoping to clog up those already long lines. this can't be good, len. >> reporter: can't be good if you try to get out for the holiday. this idea started out as a way of informing people what they
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buy into when they buy an airline ticket. the concerns over airport security have been building in this country over the last couple of weeks. it could be coming to a head tomorrow. >> reporter: a hug and kiss and you're on your way but at airports this thanksgiving, the going might be extra slow. some passengers are planning to protest overly intrusive airport security like full-body scans and patdowns. this couple supports the protest. >> i'm all for it. i think the tsa has too much control from the government. our rights are being stepped on. >> i'm for keeping everyone safe but this has gone too far. i think the things being done have gone beyond our risk frankly. >> reporter: the so-called "national opt-out day" is spreading fast. it calls for travelers to boycott the transportation security administration's new full-body scanners which create a near naked image of the traveler designed to show hidden weapons or explosives.
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the images are seen by agents in a separate closed off room. bidening the 10 second scan, tsa agents will be forced to pat down passengers by hand which is more time-consuming if they deny the 10 second scan. people say it's going to clog up airport unnecessarily. >> good. that's the best way to send a message. we have to take -- somewhere we have to take a stand! >> reporter: at mineta, officials don't expect a major impact from the protest. >> most people flying are anxious to get where they are going. they want to go visit grandma and aunts and uncles. nobody is looking for extra hassle. they want to get through security and the on the planes. >> reporter: the majority of passengers we spoke with say they don't support the protest and hope it fizzles out on the busiest travel day. >> i vote for the scanner. [ laughter ] >> keep things moving and no invasion of privacy. >> the security people are trying to help us stay alive. and to boycott or anything like that, i think it's terrible. there's probably better ways to
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do it but that doesn't say you should hold up the parade of holiday people trying to get to their destinations. >> reporter: official here are only expecting a small percentage of the travelers coming through the airport tomorrow, dana, to be involved in this protest. but no one really knows what kind of impact it's going to have. it could slow things down. so airport officials are telling people to arrive here 90 minutes before your plane is due to take off. >> wow. it's gone from an hour now to 90 minutes! all right. we'll keep our fingers crossed on this. len ramirez, thank you. it's the question of our time. all right. well, maybe it's the question of the week. does turkey really make you sleepy? the answer in tonight's "good question." and it's something just about any kid would want for christmas. but the only place to find it? a bus stop. >> wow, we have an early thanksgiving for giants fans. i'm dennis o'donnell. one of their big stars is coming back. the cal basketball player who
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always frustrating. but at least you have something to kill the time. mi waiting for a muni bus that's late or doesn't show up at all is always frustrating but at least you have something to kill the time. mike sugerman on what muni and yahoo are doing to make the wait a little less painful. reporter: if you can't have fun on muni at least now you can have games. i don't know how to do this exactly. but these are games. so it's a word game. several muni bus shelters are about to be outfitted with what's being called the largest outdoor touch screens in north america. 72 inches! give you something to do instead of complaining waiting for the bus to come. y... t... i don't know what the heck i'm doing here. yahoo is behind these billboard games which just went in today and are meant primarily for those more adept at videogames. how many hours of videogames do you play a day? >> as much as i can. >> reporter: so you can teach me here. there is a word game, puzzle and other games on the shelter wall
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that are meant to keep your mind off your wait and bring money to muni. >> in 2008, the board of directors made a policy decision to allow digital advertising. apparently it is an up-and- coming thing in the advertising agency on muni shelters experimentally. >> reporter: yahoo worked through clear channel, which contracts with muni for its bus shelter ad. it's part of an $8 million annual deal for the ads. there does seem to be a generational divide of sorts. >> going to make you want to play this all day. >> reporter: and not get the bus? >> yeah. >> reporter: what do you win? it's a weird competition between neighborhoods. you play for yours. points scored go to the neighborhood's total and the neighborhood that wins get a pop concert early next year. let the games begin. mike sugerman, cbs 5. parents shopping for children's toys the california public interest research group
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today released a list of toys that could pose a threat to children's health and safety. among the worst a disney's construction toy set with small pieces that are a choking hazard. a children's book and a dora the explorer pack back with toxic chemicals. >> i have a 3-year-old. she puts everything in her mouth. i need to know that there is no led, small parts that are going to be swallowed. i just need to make sure that what i'm spending my money on is safe more my kids. >> to see the list of dangerous toys go to our website, cbs5.com and click on "links and numbers." our holiday shopping consumer call-in is under way. julie watts reports. >> reporter: a lot of calls for tech items, ipads, a lot of laptop computers. we even got calls for some electric fireplaces and molly wood got asked for a date. so they are really calling and
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asking for everything today. we have a lot of shopping experts here. we have ebay's karen barred. we have the frugal find and from shop it to me natalie. what kind of deals have folks been calling but today? >> there have been questions on boots. people are calling in with questions about leather boots, over the knee boots which are popular. boots for themselves, family members. >> reporter: where are you sending people? where are the good deals? >> nordstrom.com has great deals on boots and a really large selection. that's one place unless you're shopping online it's also great because it has free shipping and return shipping so if something doesn't work send it back. and shop it to me search is another great option. you can go online and see deals across retailers and compare prices all in your sizes. >> reporter: great. thank you so much. natalie from shop it to me a good place to find some stuff. if you are looking for deals on accessories or clothes you want to go there. keep in mind our phone lines are open. we have experts who can find
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anything you are looking for from tech to toys to clothes. lines stay open at 1-888-5- helps-u until 7 p.m. after that head to our website, cbs5.com, and we'll go ahead and connect you directly with our experts so you can get these deals throughout the holiday season. >> i wish they would shop it buy it wrap it, send it for me. and pay for it. [ laughter ] >> thanks so much, julie. all right. after the break, tryptophan and you. >> definitely a chill in the air. now, the warnings, the advisories you need to know about. and there is another weather worry for your morning commute. we'll pinpoint that, all straight ahead, as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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food bank. hundreds of families in the east bay will have food on the tables this year thanks to a local food bank. they lined up outside the alameda food bank warehouse today to get the thanksgiving dinner fixings. they chose from turkeys, fresh vegetables ingredients for the stuffing. the goodies were given to low- income families in alameda.
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and about 500 turkeys were handed out. and when it comes to turkey, you hear it all time but does science back it up? does eating turkey make you sleepy? ken bastida has tonight's "good question." >> all right. turkeys are ready. >> reporter: as a chef at the california culinary academy, amy has browned a few birds in her time. and she has heard of plenty of people who believe the turkey meat puts them to sleep. >> absolutely. people say that all the time. you know? turkey makes you sleepy from thanksgiving. >> reporter: because as we have all heard, turkey meat contains an amino acid called tryptophan. when it's digested into vitamin b it helps your body produce another chemical called serotonin which acts like a natural sedative on your brain. so case closed? not quite. now, according to researchers, when your stomach is full the tryptophan doesn't travel to your brain nearly fast enough to actually make you sleepy
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right away. that's because your body is doing too many other things. >> competing with too many other things, potatoes you ate, stuffing you ate, the green bean casserole with all that yummy cream sauce on it. >> reporter: and in fact, other meats like chicken and beef actually have higher concentrations of tryptophan than turkey. what is making you sleepy? maybe the 3,000 to 4,000 calories on the average thanksgiving dinner. >> you eat so much that you get sleepy. >> reporter: go to cbs5.com, click on the icon to send me your good question. it's called a food coma. >> you eat so much, you want to go to sleep. >> talk about food comas. how many cookies did he eat? >> they are good. i'll never eat another one again. >> it's comfort food when it's very cold. a lot of people have been
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asking about pets, plants and pipes and those are all very good questions. kind of like the threshold water freezing in the pipe it's kind of about around 20 degrees fahrenheit. try to cope that general rule in mind. and for me, i never like to hear a baby crying. i'm one of those people who has to pick it up so i keep that in mind when i think about an animal outside. if it's too cold for you, it's too cold for your pets. dana and i are going to argue about that all night long. then as far as the plants are concerned, you can cover them with mulch and a cloth because it's cold. baby, is it cold outside. vallejo 42. orinda 42. around the peninsula, 43 degrees. temperatures are now spiraling downward now that the wind are beginning to dial back. we have a freeze warning in effect. frost advisory encompasses the bay area. everybody will wake one
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widespread frost. temperatures will be plummetting into the 20s and 30s overnight. protect sensitive plants, the pets and your might even want to be mindful of your pipes. 26 in santa rosa. the record 24 set in 1931. we should tie a record in san francisco at 41. that record was established back in 1906. how about san rafael? that record was setback in 1894, so i think you're getting the gis it. that it's typically not this cold this early-morning in the season. if you are out and about this evening, dress in layers. temperatures going down very quickly as the skies are clearing out with the passage of a very strong arctic cold front. it dumped 6-tenths of an inch of rain in santa cruz. .12" in fremont. winds dialing back allowing the colder tire funnel in. and as that happens, tomorrow morning when you wake up with a little bit of frost, you'll also have some black ice in those prone spots on the
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roads. please be mindful for that with your morning commute or your getaway wednesday. temperature-wise tomorrow, not much of a recovery at all. only 48 to about 53 degrees. that's as good as it gets. temperatures will average anywhere between 8 and 12 degrees below normal. thanksgiving morning will also start off with frost because we'll have a freeze watch in effect. and then we'll have some radiation fog in the form of that valley fog. temperature-wise during the day under mostly sunny skies, 50 to 55 degrees. still below average. take a look at the extended forecast. we have the annual tree lighting at ghirardelli square. it will be clear but then increasing cloud cover about the potential of light rain showers by midnight. rain is like will on your saturday. it looks like a modest system, as well. then we'll begin to see some partly cloudy conditions but remaining unseasonably cool on sunday. clear skies on monday and
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tuesday. mypix was sent in by karen from los gatos looking toward the south side of san jose. and she said, did you see it? i didn't see the moon rise so thank you for sharing that with us, and please keep the photos coming to mypix@cbs5.com. make it a great night. bundle up. >> share it with everybody. thank you, roberta. your doctor prescribes the medication so it should be covered right? coming up at 10:00 and 11:00, dr. kim mulvihill is going to talk with a woman who is battling her insurance company for medicine her doctors say she needs. >> is there a bigger comeback story than michael vick? i might have one for you. and what famous building met the wrecking ball? unfortunately, it's not candlestick. we're up next.
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aubrey huff reluctantly signed a one-year, $3 million dollar makes sense, two days from thanksgiving, we are talking baseball. >> fun my my wife went to feed the homeless today at saint anthony's. she said you never will guess who is here. aubrey huff was feeding the homeless, as well. i said i'm going to go down and get a contract update to see what he is up to. he signed a contract!
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with the giants. i thought it was neat. >> timing is everything. >> last winter aubrey huff reluctantly signed a one-year $3 million contract with the giants. northbound else wanted him. this time around the phone was ringing but the giants got the call-back. early this morning world series champion re-signed huff to a two-year deal worth $22 million. he has a club option there for 2013. he batted .290 at regular season, season high home runs. the general manager said he had to match another club's offer to retain him so clearly huff's heart was always set on returning to san francisco. >> i love this place. i made it known in the end it's where i wanted to be. we started negotiating a week ago and we got it done. >> this ball is gone for a two- run home run. >> to finally get to post-
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season and win the world series in my first try and with this group of guys, you know, the decision to come back wasn't easy -- it was easy. >> my job is to make you look better with all your clothes on. >> great ending line. wow! [ laughter ] >> here's another great story. josh hamilton might be a better comeback story than michael vic. four years ago hamilton was out of baseball strung out on drugs. today he is named the american league mvp. still only 29. hamilton led the majors in hitting with a .359 batting average, 32 home runs, drove in 100. he received 22 out of the 28 first place votes. even though he missed almost the entire last month of the season. aubrey huff celebrates his incredible year. another bay area athlete wonders where it went wrong and what might have been. it's been a rough ride for
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tiara rogers the sacred heart graduate who saw her basketball career end too soon. >> i don't think anyone understands it unless they have been through it. >> reporter: tierra rogers lost her father when he was murdered during one of her games. tragedy continued less than two years later. >> i think of other situations that could have been. i could have died. >> reporter: before rogers could even play a game at cal, her promising career ended after she collapsed in the team workout. she was diagnosed with a genetic heart condition and has a defibrillator. >> she actually had to work to get that love back for the game when they are dad died because it was painful for her to be in the gym for a while so to see it come back and then be taken away again, that was the hardest thing to watch. >> i'm just trying to be as strong as i can to be part of this. >> i think a lot of our team
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has looked at her and kind of in amazement of how she is handling everything. >> reporter: rogers is still very much a part of this team despite not being in uniform. she travels, she gets to keep her scholarship and she was voted captain by her teammates. >> she doesn't get to play so she actually is more of a coach from the bench but she has a different perspective being their age. >> chosen me that they really care about me just being part of the team. it makes me feel comfortable. >> reporter: the bears start their season as the defending wnit champions. rogers won't be part of anything bigger at least on the court. her faith in god, coach joanne boyle and her mom helped her recover from the sadness. >> just think about other people that's in my situation, in my same particular situation, but probably don't have as much support as i have. >> a lot of support. good for cal for letting her keep that scholarship to get the education as well.
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how often can a strike help end hunger? at least once a year at the annual turkey bowl in daly city. every strike thrown down means they donate a turkey to saint anthony's dining room. probably be the longest thigh spectrum in philadelphia is no more. it was demolished today. if you are scoring at home, the last act to play in the spectrum was... pearl jam. er ] y, cracked hands? gold bond ultimate concentrated cream heals and protects like lotion can't. gold bond concentrated therapy. real medicine, ultimate healing.
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