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while those protests were massive and lengthy, they dragged on for weeks, they did not stop those reforms from becoming law. similar fights are now brewing across california at the state and local level. as len ramirez shows us, the pension fight in san jose now has been joined by a new combatapt by the war in wisconsin. >> the people you've illustrate need can never be defeated. >> reporter: at a worker rally in san jose a voice rose out calling the san jose mayor. >> your mayor is saying it's my way or the highway. democrats on the city council give the mayor the highway. [ applause ] >> reporter: wisconsin state senator cost who led the fight over the collective bargaining rights for the workers came to san jose to declare a fiscal state of emergency in order to cut municipal worker's pay and
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pensions. >> just like wisconsin we have governor scott walker. it looks like in san jose you have mayor chuck reid and he is trying to make public employees the scapegoat for the city's financial problems. >> reid's proposal has gained national attention as the so- called nuclear option, a drastic plain to gain leverage over the unions by treating the $1,115,000,000 a federal a natural disaster. >> this is more than a bad budget year. we are facing a tsunami and it is time to sound the alarm and move out of the way of the tsunami. >> reporter: beyond that reid had little to say about that. >> people are losing their jobs and services are being reduced. he is probably not aware to that. he is welcome to san jose and we love to have visitors and i hope he spent a lot of money until the hotels. >> reporter: the council will put off the vote until june 21st. the challenges to the mayor's plan have already started including one call to the state
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attorney general to investigate. this is len ramirez, cbs 5. san francisco is also taking on pension reform tonight. today mayor ed leap is reigning in pensions and retiree health benefit. it would cap the benefits and raise retirement ages by three years and require greater cost sharing by city employees. and the mayor says it affects earn on the payroll. >> it's a comprehensive proposal that reflects the belief that all of us, no matter what level of work that you have in the city, will contribute to the solution and recognize the tremendous efforts. are. >> reporter: the mayor says the plan will save the city between $800 million and $1 billion over the next decade. he says most city unions store it along with 9 of 11 city supervisors. it is expected to go to voters in november. but public offender jeff odache who is collecting signatures
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for his own reform plan says the mayor's propose a.m. doesn't go far enough. >> our proposal saves twice as much as the mayor's proposal. and we have to make sure that going forward we have a comprehensive solution that's going to deal with this problem so we don't have to come back to the voters in a couple of years and say, we have got to do it again. >> and in the end, every california voter may get a say in the matter. citizens are now collecting signatures for a november ballot measure that would bring huge reductions in state and local defined contributions to public employee pensions. and it also sets the public retirement age at 62. poor lighting, knack adequate security and a slow response. the family of bryan stow says dodgers stadium and the dodgers are partly to blame for the brutal attack. as joe vasquez reports they filed a lawsuit against the team and its owner. >> reporter: the stow family had no comment today as they continue their vigil at san francisco general hospital. meanwhile a lawsuit filed on their behalf today in la
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accuses the dodgers and the team's owner frank mccourt of failing to provide adequate security to protect bryan stow during the march 31st home opener between the two biggest rifles the giants and the dodgers. >> the lawsuit contends the dodgers were negligent in every possible way or even more than negligent. >> reporter: the lawsuit says dodger fans taunted and yelled at stow and his companion throughout the game, through peanuts, hotdogs and wrappers. the tension escalated even after the game. the lawsuit goes on to say no dodgers security was present in the poorly-little stadium parking lot where stow was attacked. and that it took dodgers security 10-15 minutes to arrive after at least two men jumped on stow, beat him severely even when he was down on the ground unconscious. >> here you have a stadium that is supposed to be for moms, dads and little kids and the last thing you need is no
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security. and that's virtually what they had. they massacres the security budget. >> reporter: it blames the owner frank mccourt for living a lavish lifestyle which led to mismanaging the team's finances which led to a "disturbing reduction in security staff for dodger's games." incidents in the past have escalated to include violence. so the issue that the court is going to be considering is whether or not, when there is a game, did the dodgers have a duty to the fans that came to the game to have more protection because of what happened in the past? >> reporter: it's not in the body of the lawsuit, but the attorney for the family tells cbs 5 that, in fact, they will be searching for $40 to $50 million in this lawsuit. and meanwhile, the family attorney also tells reporters in la that among the people who contributed to the family's fund, the scholarship fund for mr. stow's children is none other than barry bonds. allan he said tim lincecum also playing right now donated
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$25,000. >> it says a lot about the giants and their fans, too. joe vasquez, thanks so much. a lot of kids are willing to toss their lunch in the trash if it gets them more time in the school playground. but then later on back in the classroom they have empty bellies. ann shows us some local schools have a new strategy to make sure that kids get their play time and their protein. ann? >> reporter: dana, this story hit close to home finish me because nightly i am opening up my daughter's lunch bag and in it is her un eaten lunch. apparently that's pretty typical. it's 11:30 and that means play time at valley view elementary. the children have 20 minutes to goof around before they settle down for lunch. it's a play first lunch a program recently introduced in the majority of elementary schools in pleasanton and already underway in california and the state. >> i observed my own daughter throwing away her lunch at school.
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>> reporter: frank castro heads the nutrition program and from his first-hand experience said there has to be a way to get them to eat their lurch so they can concentrate in school. this grandma knows the drill. >> did you eat your lunch? >> no. why? because i wanted to go play. >> would you eat as fast as you could to go play? >> i would do that. >> reporter: but here the children have to sit and there is no reward for finishing early. and you are finding that children are eating more of their lunches? >> they're eating more of their lunches. they're talking more. they are more calm in the classroom so getting more instructional time, too. >> reporter: food still gets tossed but we did find an endorsement on the playground. >> i like it best because at recess you can get all tired but at lunch you can refresh and fill up with food. >> reporter: other children don't like it. some have even signed petitions or held class votes to have it repealed. robbie prefers the old days but admit the new policy is getting
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the desired effect. >> do you eat more food now than you used to? >> yes, because we have more time to eat and play recess. >> reporter: no kidding. every child i talked to had an opinion about this. but it doesn't work for every school or every school district. there are a lot of things that go into this, including that they need a 40-45 minute lunch period to fit those activities in. also dana there are some logistical issues. the biggest one on that end is that they need enough supervision. >> but still for this school it works and makes sense. good for them. >> reporter: it does and happy kids and happy parents. >> there is the bottom line. ann, thank you. we realize that it would be controversial for some parents. >> how would you feel about your elementary school student learning about gender diversity? what if nemo was involved? the bay area classroom at the center of a national consider if you feel for a lesson over fish and sexuality. we give our children life but we are not their life. >> well, you've heard of helicopter moms.
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you've heard of tiger moms. tonight the latest brand name strategy for raising a child. >> think slow. and we're following a wild night of weather in the midwest. an outbreak of powerful tornadoes, literally one right after the other. an update from oklahoma coming up at the bottom of the hour. . >> train and bus tickets for half the price. the illegal deals cooing the bay area's cash-strapped system thousands. >> people try to cheat the system every day. >> who is behind it and why the police can't stop it tonight on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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used to teach about gender . clownfish and lizards in the classroom. and not for biology. they are being used to teach about gender diversity for the kid. and it doesn't sit well with everyone. christianairs on ambiguity and anger. >> they used cartoons of clownfish and seahorses to teach children that there is more to gender identity than just the physical. it's a message that some
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conservative groups say is not appropriate for children. it's recess. and redwood heights looks like just about any other elementary school. but it's what went on inside the classroom today that made national headlines. >> the scope of the scrutiny is bigger than what we expected. >> reporter: students from k to 5 learned from this lesson plan, subjects like boy, girl or both. they read books like my princess boy. >> the main message is there is different ways to be boys and girls and everything is okay and we accept all. >> reporter: so joel bowman educator at redwood spent an hour teaching seconds and third graders that even sea life can have blurred gender identity. >> the female sea horses actually deposits eggs in the male and the male gives birth. or gekos that are male or female. >> reporter: only three people kept them out of class. >> the kids get this.
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they are accepting. >> reporter: the attorney seven schneider fired off a statement accusing the school of failing to notify parents properly claiming. but principal sarah stone said parents expressed broad support for the programs which were funded by a grant from the teacher's union. >> my question is how is it pushing an agenda to teach kids to be caring and kind to one another and accept themselves for who they are. >> reporter: stone has every intention of continuing the program and gender spectrum is only picking up speed. >> we teach the material as we teach the material. it doesn't change because of controversy. >> reporter: and the school says they were very careful to not specifically include any information on sex or reproduction. they say all of the workshops were age-appropriate. allen, now the principal tells me she's working on getting funding to bring that program back again. >> you said three parents did keep their kids out of the instruction?
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>> reporter: there was some dispute about that. three parents i'm told by the school. that conservative group told me eight parents stayed home but all the same a minority. >> christianairs, in oakland, thanks. >> you have heard about the slow food movement. tonight you are going to hear about slow parenting. dr. kim mulvahill joins us with a new take on the old-fashioned way of raiding kids. >> new mom christian rivers remembers the good old days. >> i just think about how i grew up. you know, we just played and had a lot of downtime. >> a lot has changed. today the world is a lot more fast-paced and so is the parenting. >> children are being rushed through childhood. and it's very troubling. >> reporter: meet joan rowcliff the founder of the slow parenting group in san francisco. [ music ] >> reporter: rowcliff runs the village well where the kids are free range and so are their parents.
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>> one of the principles of slow parenting is that we give our children life, but we are not their life. >> reporter: the goal don't micro-manage your kids and that unstructured play is a natural part of childhood. here children are allowed to explore their own world at their own pace as their parents watch. >> this space allows me to join her world rather than her always being in my world. >> reporter: part of slow parenting means turning off your smart phone and all of the multi-tasking that goes with it. >> it's nice, nice to be able to put your phone down. >> less is more. >> reporter: psychotherapist julie frog says slow parenting is a welcome tonic to today's fast-paced hyperparenting robs children of the ability to problem solve, think for themselves and develop social skills. >> so that's another effect of always being on the go is not relating to your child. if you are not relating to your child, your child sent going to learn how to relate to others. >> reporter: for the advocates of slow parenting, the best
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advantage you can give your kids is to let them be kids. >> she likes her own things. she doesn't like to be pushed around. >> that's my philosophy. >> timing is everything. >> allowing your children to figure out what they like themselves. >> now, many people believe they are doing the best for their kids by shuttling them around to soccer and piano and ballet, gymnastics lessons. but it might be the best thing for parents if they, too, slow down and become as free range as their kids. >> wow, that's so old school. >> so old school. [ laughter ] >> so old it makes sense. >> wouldn't you just love to sit and play with wooden blocks? wouldn't we all. >> well, you know, that's how we were raised. >> it worked. >> let's go back to it. >> go back. >> thanks, kim. >> free range. roberta has been free range. we can't get you back on the range. >> unstructured play time my hats off to my management because that's what they call it in my weather center, right? let roberta go she has unstructured play time now and this is what i come up with.
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our live cbs 5 weather camera looking out towards the bay and the city by the bay today's high is 59. currently 55 degrees. cooling off very rapidly. and then yous to in that wind out of the west at 15, gusts to 24. it adds a chill to the air this evening. overnight increasing cloud cover from the north to the south. temperature-wise into the 40s and 50s. again those westerly 10-15 here is comes, the cold front. very late for this time of the season. it doesn't have a lot of precipitation associated with it but it is kind of unusual for this time of the year. and here you have it bracing up against the northwestern quadrant of the state of california. the bigger picture shows you coiling up here tightly wound up over the eastern pacific. sheering off a little bit over the edges. but nevertheless it will provide us a wet wednesday. and it appears as if by the morning commute, beginning right there in the far reaches of the north bay, slicing across the central bay by let's say lump hour. and then hit and miss showers. a bit of a break during the
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early afternoon hours. keep that umbrella handy. up to a third of an inch in the north bay. measure it in a few 10ths everywhere else. numbers coming down 50s and 60s and seasonably cool. thursday cloudy and end up with partial clearing. more clouds. a slight chance of rain thursday night through friday afternoon. mostly cloudy saturday with partly cloudy conditions sunday through the holiday into tuesday. that is your pinpoint forecast. okay thanks, ro. could it be at long last the solution to spam? that's up in two minutes. [ jerry ] look at this!
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junk in your in-box. in fact, it's estimated, half of all e-mail messages are spam. julie watts on the consumerwatch with what may be the best solution so far to the problem. . >> most of the e-mail messages are spam. julie watts on the consumer watch with what may be the best solution so far to the problem.
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>> reporter: whether it is a pitch for viagra, an offer from an african prince or a chance to by a fake rolex nick weaver actually likes to get spam. >> it tells me what tricks they are using of. >> reporter: for the past two years the uc berkeley professor and his team is on a mission to stop messages. messages they say are all about making money. >> people that are spending the spam are financially motivated and financially motivated to do other bad things. >> reporter: they spent two years analyzing 1,000 spam messages and making 120 online purchases. that led them to a surprising discovery. even though thousands of people all over the world are sending spam, 95% of their spam transactions were processed by just three overseas banks. one in azerby ajan and the west indies. >> these tend to be high risk transactions and fewer banks
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want to deal with these high risk transactions. >> reporter: instead of going after spamers, they say go after the banks. convince u.s. banks to the not to process suspect online transactions with the three overseas banks used by spamers. >> you basically say this is a western customer that's making a pharmaceutical purchase to one of these problem banks that we know is harboring spam. and then we are saying, okay, we don't want that one to go through. >> reporter: could it work? the researchers think so and have already approached visa. >> we haven't heard back from them yet but we are hoping that they will take a look at this idea. >> a lot of people are hoping that. it isn't just that spam is annoying. researchers say there is often a criminal element involved. more than half of products ordered during the experiment never even arrived. >> boy, two years doing that. >> and billions and billions of messages and you know they found a solution. this is really the first, i don't know if you guys have heard anything about it but this is the first time i heard of something that may actually
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work. >> give it a dry. >> the banks have to get involved though. >> thanks so much, julie. >> all of this week a look behind the scenes how we put our news broadcast on the air. it is t.v. week on cbs 5 and we will start with the graphics you see every night in this newscast. ken bastida with tonight's good question. [ music ] >> reporter: computer-generated graphics have become a mainstay of television broadcasts over the past 20 years. >> now it is at the point where add vend of computers getting to where they are that really almost every station now uses some form of the adobe photo- shot after effects to make their graphics. >> cbs graphic designer christopher says the process begins with an idea. >> well, we will look for something. they will be like, oh, i kind of need this for my show and that's when they get in contact with their department and we make something that they can use on air. >> reporter: take the recent
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barry bonds federal trial an ots or over the shoulder box is created using an image of bond layered over a series of other images. >> we've got the barry head shot here. you know, kind of a legal column relief type of thing. we try to give some kind of topical background splash to it. >> reporter: other elements stored in another server can be added like color. our cbs background, proper sizing to fit the box and so on. the end result is a custom made graphic that is then digitally loaded and ready for playback on 9 air. so it's really a team effort between news, production and our design people to make barry bonds show up exactly when he is supposed to. go to and click on connect to send me your good questions. >> well, it happened again tonight, monster tornadoes in the midwest. the latest from oklahoma. just as we're learning more about how power and the toll of
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the tornado that hit missouri on sunday night. every new law enforcement tool has its growing pains. that's certainly the case with gang injunctions. another look at the crime fighting tactics that some people love to hate. and if you are a certain age he is called the voice of your generation. so what are we to make of bob dylan at 70? >> wow. [ music ] ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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[ music ] >> right now the heartland of this nation is taking another tornado beating. a series of powerful storms are rolling through oklahoma city and its suburbs. at least four people have been killed there. three children are critically injured. take a look at this video another oklahoma city. you can see the twister spiral there on to the ground as it swirls debris in its wake. the tornado slammed into this semi ripping it apart along i- 40. very few pieces of that truck left. according to one of the local t.v. stations there the driver survived and has only minor injuries. the people living nearby were shocked at the power of this storm.
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>> i was expecting trees gone, maybe a roof. but i mean it's just totally gone. and the house here, we had three-car garage, two stories garage apartment. silo, another house, my wife's car, new car was in the garage. it's in the tree. >> look at these trees behind him. the national weather service says at least four tornadoes were spotted in that one area. all of this as the number of dead in jopln, missouri rises. 140 people were killed there. the search for survivors goes on. joel brown is there with the latest. >> reporter: there is nothing left of melissa mccoy's home. >> i don't know where to begin. >> reporter: sunday's massive tornado flattened everything, including the small closet where she rode out some very testifying moments. >> it hit and the cell phone blew out of my hands and i shut my eyes as tightly as i could and that was about it. i kept screaming: please god,
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please god. >> mccoy is severely bruised and has stitches but is thankful to be alive. >> this is where i started out and where i ended up. it felt like i was airborne a couple of times. >> reporter: was this everything that you had? >> yes. >> reporter: her home is one of about 2,000 buildings in joplin simply demolished. the massive twister that tore through here is the deadliest tornado to hit the u.s. since 1950. >> we have raised the ef scale rating to greater than 200 miles per hour. it is now an ef5 rating. >> with dozens of people still missing, search teams are using rescue dogs as they pick through the debris. construction crews are using heavy equipment to remove some of the larger pieces of rubble. >> we're hoping to find more folks. that's why we are doing these searches. we want to make every opportunity we can to find everybody that is still in the rubble. >> reporter: mccoy is a nurse and her hospital st. john's's regional medical center took a
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direct hit. >> hopefully i will be back to work. i am sure not there. >> reporter: she's now living with her brother as she tries to figure out what to do next. joel brown, cbs news, joplin, missouri. >> last month tornadoes swept through seven states killing 140 people most of them in alabama. the n -- national atmospheric admiration says 220 tornadoes touched down on one day alone. that set a daily record. thousands of homes were destroyed and millions of dollars in damage were reported. israel's president says his country is willing to make painful compromises for peace in the middle east. the president visited capitol hill where he vowed to congress that he is prepared to negotiate a lasting peace. he said some west bank settlements could find themselves outside israel's borders. but he does not welcome president obama's proposal for israel to give back so much land to the palestinians.
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>> israel will not return to the indefensible boundaries of 1967. it is time for president abass to spend between his people and say i will accept a jewish state. >> an aid to palestinian president abass calculated the president's peace proposal an act of war. there was one heck letter at the president's speech today but lawmakers gave the prime minister more than two dozen standing ovations. president obama was not in washington for the president's speech to congress. tonight the president is in london where he got the royal treatment you might say. queen elizabeth ii treated mr. obama and the first lady to a state dinner at buckingham palace. the queen toasted the relationship between britain and america. >> the tried, tested and yet special relationship between our two countries. >> it is a great honor to join you again in this great country as we reaffirm the enduring
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bonds between our two nations. to the queen. >> earlier today the obama's met britain's most famous newlywed prince william and kate just back from their honeymoon. tomorrow it is all business for the president. he will be meeting with british prime minister david cameron to tackle foreign policy issues. the president's european tour continues thursday at the g8 summit in france. >> police call it a criminal tool for stopping gangs. others call it a crime against law-abiding citizens. how can one crime fighting strategy produce such different reactions. tonight we will give gang injunctions another look. [ music ] >> even if only in your mind, what it means when your generation spokesman hits 70. [ music ] >> turmoil in the as clubhouse and the shocking reaction from a former as pitcher. i'm dennis o'donnell. and can this basketball legend save the warriors? his reaction is coming up.
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suspects who attacked an elderly man. . tonight menlo park police are on the hunt for two home invasion suspects who attacked an elderly man. it happened sunday morning on windmere avenue. police say two people kicked in the door and confronted the 88- year-old homeowner. the intruders hit him on the head and knocked him out and then ransacked the place. residents say they are forming neighborhood watch groups and trying to be more vigilant. >> of course i'm concerned as a homeowner here in this area. but i think, you know, this is not unique to this area i would say. it is probably a sign of the times, i guess. >> the same suspects may have tried to break into two other homes minutes later. gang members are forbidden from hanging out together wearing gang colors, even breaking a curfew. while the legality of the effect of this gang injunctions is being determined in oakland, just two weeks ago a federal judge ruled that police in orange county cannot enforce
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anti-gang injunctions without first giving each person a chance to fight the gang label in court. tonight another look at the evolution of what some call an essential crime-fighting tool. [ music ] >> reporter: they have their roots in southern california in the early 80s. >> every now law enforcement tool has its growing pains. >> reporter: as a way for la prosecutors to clamp down on what we would now consider nuisance crimes by gangs. law professor evan lee. >> reporter: the gangs were being sued as unincorporated associations the gangs were unnamed and the police had almost complete discretion. it was limited to graffiti and tagging then. so maybe it was felt that the individual eyes sayings was not important when you were just talking about graffiti. >> reporter: but now we are talking about violent crimes. almost 60% of the shootings in oakland this year are gang related. and almost 1,000 known gang members are living within the city limits. and just as there is
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endorsement of the injunctions from the prosecutors and the police. >> and what i want to push and what i want to address is hope in the city of oakland. >> stop killing youth. >> reporter: there are vocal arguments being made against them from the community. >> we do not agree that this is the solution for oakland. >> reporter: both sides argue the effectiveness of gang injunctions in reduced calls about crime to police versus whether it simply moves criminals and crime to other neighborhoods. there is also the argument that it is racial profiling. >> the evidence is kind of on both sides. it's not clear-cut one way or the other. is this really a success in reducing crime? that's not clear. the abuse, that's not clear. again, the devil is in the details. >> reporter: professor lee draws a comparison between gang injunctions and conspiracy. >> the courts have had to put a lot of limitations on the law of conspiracy in order to keep it within constitutional bounds. and you still have people who complain that the law of conspiracy is too entered and that it gives the law enforcement too much discretion. so there is a real parallel between gang injunctions on the
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one hand and the law of conspiracy. >> reporter: and then there is the cost. oakland city council recently voted to continue its more than three quarter million dollars funding. >> one consideration has to be between the police department and the city council is money because these aren't cheap. >> that's ultimately the burden on government. it just shows that citizens are getting a return on their investment. that's what this is. >> reporter: and safety is the bottom line? >> that's their return. >> reporter: if they feel safer they will be willing to spend that money. >> exactly. >> i believe the gang injunction we did in north oakland is not a panacea or the final solution it is not the thing that is going to end crime in oakland but it is a tool that the oakland police department can use. >> reporter: one gang injunction names 15 gang members in north oakland. the second which the court has yet to rule on covers two square miles of the fruitvale district covers 40 square metres. >> coming up another area code for the bay area.
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a new date for the rapture and 70 candles blowing in the wind. it has been a pretty breezy day across the bay area. but now what you will need for your wednesday is an umbrella. the commute, the rain will affect and your memorial day holiday forecast as eyewitness news continues on cbs 5. [ music ]
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and it's hard to believe, the man behind it is seventy years old today. yet like . you would probably recognize his rampy voice anywhere. it is hard to believe the man behind it is 70-year-old today. but like a rolling stone age isn't slowing down mike sugarman looks back at the rocker's legacy. [ music ] >> yes, it makes you feel old. >> reporter: bob dylan arguably was a spokesman for a generation. the 60s generation who came of age with his music. it was the sound track of a generational changing of the guard. the generation today who wants to stay. ♪ forever young ♪ >> reporter: bob dylan may be
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getting older but on stage working and playing as hardly as ever. he and the fans will go softly into the night. >> look at the shirt this is his hair. >> you won't believe it. we saw the play on broadway and danced on stage with the cast. >> reporter: we interrupted 72- year-old jim hardwick in between his gym workout and 42- mile run. he wants to stay forever young with bob dylan playing in the background. >> he noticed what was going on wrong out there and he sang about it. and that was kind of, wow, you can do that? >> reporter: in this era where the old did is play 80s music bob dylan might be considered a dinosaur. not everyone who grew up in that era was a big fan. jennifer at 52 likes the heavier stuff. >> like pantera and metal can a and system of the down and you know stuff like that. >> we were at the rossmoore
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retirement community gym talking about bob dylan on his birthday about an icon of youth turning 70. lloyd doesn't feel that way. if you don't feel 70 what do you feel? >> i don't know. 45, 50, something like that. are. >> reporter: 45 years younger? this does seem to be a different kind of generation than any in the past. it was then and it is now. and for half a century, bob dylan's music has been in the background. happy birthday, bob. mike sugarman, cbs 5. [ music ] >> at least he didn't try to sing. that's all i'm saying. >> 669, it will be the new 408 in the south bay but only for new phone customers. and that means anyone in silicone valley with a 408 area code now will keep their number. today the santa clara board of supervisors approved this method of assigning area codes versus the alternative, splitting it up by geography.
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the new digits will be rolled out by the end of next year. >> the oakland preacher who made national headlines for his failed prediction of the apork license says he just missed it by five mondays -- months. >> the whole world is under judgment day. and this is -- and it will continue right up until october 21, 2011. and at that time the whole world will be destroyed. >> october. harold camping now says he made some miscalculations when he predicted the world would end on saturday. he says he does feel bad about the mistake. the head of family radio spent $100 million on a worldwide campaign to spread the word about the rapture. you know, roberta, i would like you to miss tomorrow's forecast. we could have it october 21st. >> i know. i don't lick at that day. he will have to pick another one because that's my husband's birthday. we have plans. >> you might get by on the cheap though. >> that whole thing of mixing
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up the numbers, thing i can't do that with celsius own fahrenheit or i get into a lot of trouble. we do have rain in the offing. let's look at the live cbs 5 weather camera. that is impressive, isn't it, the flags are on the fly. it's a strong stiff westerly blowing at 17. gusts up to 25 miles per hour. highs today bank anywhere from 59 in san francisco which is 7 degrees below average to 69 in gillroy. san bruno is currently in the 50s. danville is due east at 50. to the 3 and a fluctuating wind right now in santa clara north, northwest at 12. out and about this evening we do have increasing highs and clouds. breezy conditions. temperatures in the 50s and 60s. overnight into the 40s and 60s with the west wind 10-15. the area of low pressure there you have it already advancing towards the northwestern section of the state. the big picture points this giant out to be a cold front.
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uncharacteristically for this time of the year. not a lot of precipitation associated with it. but we will get wet. there you have the morning commute with the rain showers slicing into the central bay by lunch hour. gradually falling apart as it banks up against the santa clara valley. some hit and miss showers for the evening commute as well. temperatures tomorrow are 54 to 65 north of the golden gate bridge. we could see as much as about three quarters of an inch of rain. otherwise to the east in around the peninsula we will be talking about a few 10ths of an inch. 50s is the close you get to the bay of water. low 60s in alameda. mid-60s the further you travel east. southwest winds 10-15. the 50s will line the immediate sea shower. otherwise 60s will be common from the peninsula. into san jose with average high this time of year at 76. so an unseasonably cool, cloudy wet wednesday. and then we will have some partial clearing on thursday. and increasing the cloud cover thursday night with a slight chance of rain showers through
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our friday afternoon. your get away friday. partial clearly over the weekend. temperatures are gradually rebounding by memorial day on monday. a dry day on tuesday. my pix were sent to us this from stephen from the last storm we had last week. that's what it looks like. not bad at all. keep the photos coming at dana, no kidding there, look at that. >> great, last week. all right. thanks, roberta. >> well, women have a choice to make had they get married, keep their maiden name or take their husbands. coming up at eyewitness news at 10 on cw and 11 on cbs 5 why it is a choice that could mean money in the bank. >> a former reliever takes aim at a current reliever. and can you guess who this tattoo belongs to? the answer is up next.
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. i've got to tell you, we had a man crush guy in the building. jerry west walked in this building and oh, my gosh, get down. >> plenty of women up here and jerry west turned 73-year-old
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on saturday. >> fabulous. >> the warriors feed credibility and a risk taker and this guy is all of those. this is a win-win. legendary player and general manager jerry west was introduced in his new role as advisor for the golden state warriors. but rest assured, he will have a say this in trying to turn a long-time loser into a winner. >> i have an incredible passion for the game. i have an incredible passion. and, again, for someone my age, i have way too much energy. [ laughter ] >> arguably the league's greatest evaluator of talent, jerry west is expected to help build the warriors. even if he is not the man calling the shots as the general manager. >> i know my place in this organization. i think i can be of help. i think i can stimulate some ideas. i think i can encourage them to be bold and risk taking. the best risk takers do the best in this business. are. >> reporter: west speaks from experience. he is the man that drafted kobe bryant after 12 other teams, including the warriors, passed.
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so how far off are the warriors, who won just 36 games this pasted season? >> well, when i look at a team obviously they need size in the back court and upfront. and with the ability to go sign a free agent, one free agent, the right one can make a tremendous difference. and i think this team is poised to have an opportunity to make a playoffs. and with the support they have, i can't imagine what it would be like to be in a building over there which is supportive of their players. >> right. >> when something really was at stake. >> reporter: west goal's is set to be far-reaching, mainly changing the culture of this organization. so listen and learn. >> the things that have driven me most are losses. those are the things that drive me. i'm not a great loser. i know how to lose. i'm not a great loser. >> and i don't know if jerry west is a great art enthusiast. monte he will lace is among the mosted inked athlete. check out his latest.
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>> whoa. >> that is a tree, a family tree tattooed on his chest. and he is running out of room for sponsors at this point. >> the women's team haven't lost a home match since 1999. they are hosting the ncaa championships against florida. stanford is tied one match apiece in the best of seven. the king raphael nadal is starting his french open against american john eisner but after winning the first set nadal runs into trouble. eisner uses big sets to win. nadal has never gone to five sets in paris. he did today. but he took the fourth set and closed it outside 6-4 in the 5. he survived the four hour match advancing to the second round. the as have lost six straight. frustrations have boiled over after last night's 4-0 in anaheim. fuentes was taken out of the game and charged with his
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fourth loss in his last fourth appearance. he ripped the communication skills calling guerin's style of managing un orthodox. so today on the flagship station sports radio 96.7 hall of fame closer daniel eckersly unloaded on fuentes. >> if you fail you don't throw the manager under the bus. you just don't. you can't say what he said, period. there is no getting around it. look, if you are going to sit around and make excuses, he has been in the big leagues too long to act like that. he makes a ton of money. and he's not the greatest closer ever so zip it. >> dennis eckersly, unplugged. >> former president bush wants all of the rangers back in texas with nolan ryan watching the game. beltre with it up into the seats. aj gives chase in front of the president nearly making the
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play. afterwards he told him just because you're the president doesn't mean i won't jump on top of you to get the baseball. [ laughter ] >> you know, last i heard he did get a pardon. [ laughter ] >> i want to know what the president said to him because it looks like kind of like what the -- >> we will get a lip rider to find out tonight at 11:00. >> that was very go ahead. >> and that game right now in texas it is rain delayed. >> rain delayed in texas. >> yes, right now. >> thank you very much. >> i do have an update from the sharks. after one period the sharks are losing to vancouver 1-0. if they lose, their season is over. >> ouch. >> come on, guys. >> okay. see you at 10 and 11. u can bune your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant.
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