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san francisco's youth like these two cousins from the fillmore. >> what's this mean to you? >> a big opportunity. >> at the same time, within the goal 2, we're going to also accommodate returning veterans from our wars and military to be part of this effort, as well. and yes -- [ applause ] >> reporter: but there was another message being delivered, as well. yes, the waterfront is a wonderful open space but the arena and its jobs will be good for the whole city. and that organized labor one of the biggest forces in city politics is behind the deal big time. >> i think it's a big step forward. we still have to take a look at the financial components of the deal. >> reporter: waterfront residents are starting to feel that the deal is moving too fast and more attention needs to be paid about the noise and traffic that 200 coliseum events a year will mean to this neighborhood. >> i understand why they are pushing things so quickly, but a lot of folks in the neighborhood field, let's take a step back.
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>> reporter: maybe. but for now, the full-court press is on. >> any questions for the mayor? >> reporter: the timing of this, is it coincidence that it happened the same day they start hearings? >> well, it's planned. i mean, i think we're hitting every milestone that we can. >> reporter: and they have milestones to hit and i think we'll hear more announcements like this. by the time this christmas tree gets through city hall, there are going to be a lot of ornaments on it. >> yeah. >> reporter: what they are going to do about traffic remains to be seen. >> sounds like there are a lot of presents under the tree already. >> reporter: you got it. >> phil, thank you. new numbers out tonight show a dramatic turnaround for the state budget. according to the legislative analysts office, california now faces a much smaller deficit of $1.9 billion for the next fiscal year which ends in july. we could even see surpluses by 2014 a big change from the
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deficit projected this year. it counts increased revenues by prop 30 approved by voters last week. jerry brown risked his political future pushing for prop 30 but has been scrambling this week trying to avoid voter backlash. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how he has gone all out to prevent ill-timed tuition hikes. >> reporter: the governor was front and center in the days leading up to the election. he had his hand out saying we need billions of dollars for schools and for our universities saying we need that or else. so with voters consenting to increased taxes just last week those tuition hikes could really have been a political embarrassment for the governor. >> we have some breathing room. proposition 30 gives significant revenue over 7 years. >> reporter: and that means no tuition increases for uc students at least for now. it's a small victory for the governor after the csu board made a similar move just yesterday to avoid fee increases that were on the
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agenda. as the lieutenant governor pointed out it seems some political posturing is going on. >> yet we again dealing with the political realities of not wanting to appear to increase tuition or fees just shortly after the election have punted a little bit. i get that. you know, i'm in politics. but i don't appreciate that. >> reporter: newsom alone voted against the proposal today saying it puts us on a spending path that will inevitably lead to increased tuition costs for students in the next several months. >> but what i heard today is there's a minimum 6% increase in tuition on its way. minimum. >> reporter: the governor denied that his trip to long beach yesterday and to the uc regents meeting today was related to managing public relations for prop 30. >> no. this is a serious effort. i'm going to try the best i can to keep tuition down and i'm going to try the best i can to get revenue from the state. >> reporter: this is not the first time that the governor and his second in command have
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butted heads on the same issue. the lieutenant governor reiterated today that what was promised from prop 30 is not necessarily what is going to be delivered. >> this is my fear a few months ago, prop 30 no tuition increase and just a week after the election here we are and we're in a frame arguably that's the path we're walking down. >> reporter: what's next? this tuition increase could happen anytime before the final budget is turned in, in mid- june and clearly there's a lot of political pressure to avoid the tuition increases. the uc president also pointed out today that today they are looking at alternate sources of money for the universities because he knows they can't just depend on the state to fund the schools anymore. dana? >> grace lee, thank you. crews in daly city shifted their focus from cleaning up the muddy mess to prehaven'ting a water main break from getting -- to preventing a water main break from getting worse. they are shoring up a hillside
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before the rain comes. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us just exactly what's being done. joe. >> reporter: hay, allen. no, seriously, hay is one way they are using to shore up the hillsides compromised by the mud side. -- mud slide. stacking hay and clearing storm drains, two tasks that have daly city crews hard at work today. the hay is being used to contain the substantial mud still covering nearby hillside park. they will clean that mud up later because right now, they are focused on what they call weatherization making sure the upcoming rainstorms aren't going to do more damage to the neighborhood. it turns out yesterday's mud slide swamped all the storm drains so now workers are having to find them and then dig them out so they can help divert any rain. >> so we're going to take our remote control tv camera to go into the pipe itself and then get to the storm drain, and then identify where that is so we can excavate it out and then where it's located, we can divert water to that location.
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>> reporter: 4:20 yesterday morning an 8" pipe broke off and spilled 45,000 gallons of water, taking out a good 300 by 40-foot chunk of the hill, the ensuing mudfall burying more than a dozen cars. >> once the sun came up and we saw the huge gash on the hillside and how it went off to the side instead of straight down to our house, that was the first time i realized how lucky we were. >> reporter: lucky because the mud missed the nearby homes. but unlucky for car owners who are still cleaning out. are you worried about the rain coming and the way this hillside looks now? >> i'm worried about the two, three houses back there because there's nothing in between that hill and them. the ground is already saturated. if it's dry, maybe a little runoff. but now it's wet. now it's a landslide. >> reporter: the work on the ground is done and the water department chief insists, allen, that this neighborhood will once again be safe with those rains on the horizon. >> all right, joe vazquez, daly
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city, thanks. every day, somebody in the bay area is faced with a life altering challenge. it can be the loss of a job, a fire, or sudden illness. as we kick off our "food for bay area families" drive, cbs 5 reporter john ramos shows us the importance of food banks. >> just living life. we're just trying to, you know, stay afloat. >> reporter: being a single mother is tough enough in a city like oakland. but when michelle campbell mateo lost her apartment and then her job, she suddenly had to worry about providing enough food for her daughter. >> my family is myself and my daughter and that's it. but that's our family. and we have basic needs. >> reporter: she sought help near at the alameda county community food bank and michelle is not alone. >> we're serving one in six alameda county residents. that's 49,000 people a week. >> reporter: one in six people in alameda county? >> yes. >> reporter: donated food is collected here, boxed up and
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distributed to people by 275 different agencies in the county. there is no income requirement. food goes to anyone who asks. and the need is growing. each month 10% of the requests for help are coming from first- time callers. michelle says getting back on track is hard when you're just getting by. >> it's so basic and, you know, it kind of doesn't allow you to move forward with any other things that you might need to take care of that you don't even know where your next meal is coming from. >> reporter: so michelle began using the food bank to rebuild her life. volunteering her time and raising her voice as an advocate against cuts to nutrition programs. she reason gained hope and a sense of purpose. and a 9-year-old girl has learned the most important lesson of all. >> it kind of feels good when you help other people out instead of only helping out yourself because sometimes, it's better to help people. >> reporter: and that's what the alameda county community food bank is all about, not charity, but a helping hand. it's the kind of place you can
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turn to when you're down and still leave with your head held high. in oakland, john ramos, cbs 5. cbs 5's roberta roberta is at whole foods market in san francisco with more on how you can help families in need. >> reporter: i'm so proud, cbs 5 is now entering their 10th annual "food for bay area families" food drive, 10th annual, guys is that correct, sir pretty exciting? >> is that exciting? >> yeah! >> reporter: the executive director for the marin in san francisco food bank. paul every year i ask you, how great is the immediate? this year i saw traffic jams getting into paragon mall. has the economy improved? >> good observation. this recovery is not bringing everyone out. the stock market may be up but our service levels are longer. we have as many people waiting for food as two years ago waiting for food assistance.
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>> reporter: including children. so we are working hand in hand with this brand-new whole foods on ocean avenue. chanel is making it so simple? >> so easy with our grab and give program customers can donate breakfast, lunch, dinner, a whole day of meals for a family of four at any register at any whole foods market in the bay area. >> reporter: just take the card to the cashier and donate. we are going to tell you how you can help coming up later in the newscast. dana and allen? >> fabulous. thanks so much. if you carry a cell phone there's a greater chance that you're going to become a target. the dramatic rise in the electronic thefts in the bay area. [ no microphone ] >> how does this former nfl linebacker end up living in a tunnel? >> things are breaking down. >> why the hits he took as a
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49er may have led to his homelessness. broken dreams, coming up next. ,, [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. burglars took police in redwood city i think have the whole town looking for this stolen puppy. burglars stole gus on oakland every oakwood boulevard on monday. they also took jewelry and electronics but anyone is information is asked to call redwood city police. if you can't keep your eyes off your smartphone watch out it might vanish. gadget thefts are spiking all over the bay area. we're making ourselves easy targets. da lidge reports. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore
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avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned his lesson. never let a stranger borrow his iphone. >> felt betrayed. i was being nice. >> reporter: oakland saw a 23% increase in robberies so far this year compared to the same time last year. police say of the 60 robbery suspects arrested since august, more than half, 31 of them were arrested for stealing cell phones. investigators say aside from a high demand for smartphones, thieves believe this type of theft is easy and results in less jail time.
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>> customers coming into the store saying oh, my iphone was stolen, and 90% of the phones that are stolen is an iphone. >> reporter: the problem is not unique to oakland. across the bay in san francisco, police tell me in the first eight months this year, half of the city's robberies involved cell phones. the advice? keep those expensive phones in your pocket. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. other bay area headlines now a firefighter was hurt battling this blaze in el sobrante. four people got out of the house safely just after midnight before firefighters got there. the injured firefighter was treated at the hospital and released. an electrical fire caused power problems today at san francisco city hall. the basement fire set off the sprinkler system last night. apparently it didn't affect public services today. however, some employees did have to work off site.
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no word on when things will be back to normal. mother nature's sprinkler system is going to come on big time. >> it is. it's going to be like how do we turn it off? it will be like that's my call. it will be on for a while. what a gorgeous day today. some of you in the 70s, sunshine, beautiful day outside, a little breezy but changes coming in as soon as tomorrow. first the clouds, then the rain. right now just the beauty. bay bridge from our rooftop, there it is mainly clear skies outside, gorgeous evening to get outside. and we'll drop down to the mid- to upper 40s on average again tonight. hi-def doppler strongest radar in the bay area dry for now. this time tomorrow, we'll be watching some rain moving in from the west and once it gets here it will stay here for a while. big counterclockwise swirl about 400 miles offshore not here yet what will happen tomorrow as we watch the low it will get close enough to give us cloud cover. no rain just cloud cover. mainly cloudy skies tomorrow. on friday, it's close enough that it will begin to fire off these waves of lower pressure into the bay area. that will give us waves of rainfall. you will get some breaks in
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between but it will be wet more than not for friday, saturday, sunday. so any outdoor plans for this weekend you might want to have plan be to bring things inside if possible. so tomorrow as we're cloudier we'll also be cooler. concord 68, oakland 68, but still above average. average is the mid-60s. san jose 67. fairfield 70. downtown san francisco 64. pacifica tomorrow 65 degrees. rain moves in on friday. it will be a soggy weekend on and off rainfall saturday but especially on sunday where that rain may be heavy at times. but we are going to clear out a little earlier than first thought. for now next monday and tuesday, they are trending dry with highs in the 60s. that is your cbs 5 forecast. thanks, paul. tonight, we meet up with a former 49er, a linebacker who played until concussions knocked him out of the game for good. cbs reporter steve large went to find out whether the hits he took for the team led to his life on the streets of southern california.
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>> reporter: it may have looked picture-perfect. thigh 1981 49ers. a breakout season celebrated before huge candlestick crowds. >> san francisco 17-14. >> reporter: some names from the team are forgotten. they traded terry during the super bowl season. he traded the stadium tunnel for this tunnel unlimited movies a freeway. he became homeless. to understand his journey to homelessness, we needed the help of george, his old 49ers roommate. he never made it to the super bowl, either. a series of concussions ended his playing career early leaving him with brain damage. he has had nine brain surgeries. >> tube goes in the middle of my brain there and from the pump back here it goes down the side of my neck. >> reporter: 30 years after
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they parted ways, he wanted to bring his old friend to his doctor to find out if the hits the other player took on the field have left his brain damaged. >> you look at him and, you know, the teeth missing eyes sunken in, i mean, you ask him, i don't have any issues. >> big it. >> hey, are you are you doing, brother? >> hi, george. >> hey, george. >> how are you doing? >> okay. how are you? >> reporter: his visit to v isg er's doctor a polite introduction only. >> any concerns at all about how you feel or how you function? >> uhm, no. >> reporter: he chose not to tell the doctor that since retiring, he had been in and out of homelessness, divorced twice, and has had anger management counseling. >> we have known for a long time that traumatic brain
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injury is associated with drug abuse, alcoholism, depression, suicide, panic attacks, not sleeping, homelessness, trouble in your marriage and trouble with your job. >> reporter: tatolo took mibach to his tunnel and showed me where he took shelter from the rain. when you told people that were living here homeless that you played in the nfl -- >> i didn't tell them. >> reporter: he says he blames his troubles on his marriage and other family relationships. >> things are breaking down, but it is all due to me. you know? and maybe i speeded it up because of football. >> reporter: for terry tautolo, life at football hasn't been simple but he can't say why. >> i'm not a role model. i just want to play football. >> he says he does not feel the nfl owes him anything. but he has not ruled outgoing for a complete medical
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assessment. 3500-plus former players have signed on to a class action lawsuit alleging the nfl concealed the long- term health risks of concussion. tautolo is not among them. it is the 10th annual "food for bay area families." i have all my little buddies here helping me donate food. we need your help too. we are going to show you how you can participate as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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bay area families drive. roberta gonzales is at whole foods market in san franciso cbs 5 is kicking off our annual "food for bay area families" drive and roberta gonzales at whole foods market at san francisco now talking about children's nutrition. >> reporter: you can buy a card, grab and give $10 for
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lunch, dinner. amy will tell us how this benefits the children, how nutritious is all this. what would $10 get me? >> sure. so for $10, you can get a wide selection of different products from apple juices which are great for the kids to peanut butter which is a nutrient- dense food with protein, some things like tuna, mild chili, those are very, very high in protein which are great pantry staples to have. >> reporter: and this is lunch for just $10. dinner explain over here how the kids benefit with $10 for dinner. >> sure. so for dinner, we have a wide va it roof different products. we have your pantry staples like spaghetti and rice and add black beans and tomato sauces and green beans for a wonderful well balanced meal. >> dana, what i love is you don't have to shop for this. you just buy one card and take it to the register and that's it. it's so easy. coming up a little later in this newscast, we are going to have a big check presentation and show you just how much of all this you'll be able to buy with that check. >> roberta, thank you so much.
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and coming up in our next half hour, president obama's first news conference since winning his second term. his response to the attack in libya, the "fiscal cliff," and the cia scandal. nancy pelosi says she plans to remain in her current role. the question from a reporter though that brought boos. >> the email trail brought the cia scandal to light. how you can cover your tracks like "mission: impossible." ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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after me." now at 6:30: the president faces rapid-fire questions t his first fu >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. senator mccain and senator graham and others if they want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> now at 6:30 the president faces rapid fire questions at his first full-blown press conference in months but it was one issue in particular that really got him steamed. the president addressed everything from the petraeus affair to syria to the looming "fiscal cliff" at today's press conference but he also had fighting words for his administration's republican critics. >> good afternoon, everybody.
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please have a seat. i hear you have some questions for me. >> reporter: the president's first news conference since winning re-election and he wasted no time attacking republicans who criticized u.n. ambassador susan rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. >> reporter: republicans have gone after rice for her statements made after the attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi. five days after the violence that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, she attributed it to outrage in the arab world over an anti-muslim video and not an act of terrorism. >> but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to besmirch her reputation... is outrageous! >> reporter: senator mccain has vowed to block rice's nomination should the president choose her to replace secretary of state hillary clinton. mccain and graham are also calling for a special watergate- style investigation into the
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benghazi attack. >> we want to probe everybody involved all the way up to and including the president of the united states. >> this is about the role she played around four dead americans when it seems to be that the story coming out of the administration and she is the point person is so disconnected to reality, i don't trust her. >> reporter: in another challenge to republicans, the president addressed the "fiscal cliff" america is facing at the end of the year urging lawmakers to quickly extend expiring tax cuts to all but the wealthiest. >> a modest tax increase on the wealthy isn't going to break their backs. they will still be wealthy and it will not impinge on business investments. >> the president did little to calm nerves on wall street. the dow ended down 185 points. the nasdaq lost 37. the s&p 500 slipped 19. president obama spoke for the first time on the sex scandal that rocked the cia. the president would not say whether it was appropriate that he was kept in the dark about the investigation of david petraeus. petreaus resigned as head of the cia last friday after the fbi
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uncovered evidence he had an affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on our national security. >> the scandal is now threatening the future of general john allen, the top commander in afghanistan. the pentagon is looking into his email communications with jill kelley, the florida socialite whose complaints uncovered the petraeus affair. that scandal highlights the insecurity of e-mails but there are more ways than ever to hide sensitive documents and erase your footsteps. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez shows us how. >> this tape will self-destruct in five seconds. reporter: there has always been a need to protect sensitive information. whether it's a corporation dealing with trade secrets or a former general trying to hide an adulterous affair. but in today's world where an
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increasing number of gmails and hotmails are being stored on servers in the cloud, our information is more vulnerable than ever. >> the biggest concern is the security of the information in the cloud. >> reporter: cybercloud based in san jose has been doubling in size in the last two years by creating software that encrypts email to make it unreadable to any outsider with prying eyes. >> if you not going through our gateway -- >> reporter: it's designed as a business security solution. >> consumer data, mortgage information, others. >> reporter: but there's also an emerging market for consumer products. remember that self-destructing message? there's now an app for that called wicker. it lets you decide how long an email can live on your phone before itself-erases and another service called this message will self-destruct, or tmwsd, is available for pcs on the web and it will do just that. >> we are bringing control back to the customers.
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>> reporter: due to the patriot act, private e-mails even encrypted one can still be searched by law enforcement that is if they have not railroad been destroyed. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. and this just in. a week after the election, the "associated press" is calling two more close races for democrats. that would mean they have a supermajority in the state assembly and with that power they could raise taxes without any republicans signing on if they choose to. democrats already held two- thirds majority in the state senate. it's the first time since 1933 one party has held supermajorities in both legislative chambers. nancy pelosi is staying put. the san francisco democrat said today that she plans to remain in her role as house minority leader. but her colleagues' cheers turned to boos when a reporter put this question to the 72- year-old. >> said you would stay own prohibiting younger leadership from moving forward. >> so you're suggesting that everybody step aside? >> no, i'm simply saying that it delays younger leadership from moving forward in the
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house. >> let's for a moment honor it as a legitimate question. [ laughter ] >> although it's quite offensive. but you don't realize it, i guess. >> the fact is that everything that i have done in my almost i guess decade now of leadership is to elect younger and newer people to the congress. >> technically pelosi needs to win a leadership vote to stay on as minority leader but democrats say she is a lock. troubles for toyota. the two problems prompting a major recall. >> and the wealthy town that has some of the worst roads in the bay area. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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here in the u-s, the recall affects 700-thousa toyota is recalling more
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than 200 million prius and hybrid corollas worldwide. it affects 700,000 second generation prius cars between 2004 and 2009. problem there's a defect with the steering shaft and the motor in the water pump could just stop working. filed more information on our website, and this is the second big recall for toyota in two months. it's a bay area community filled with million-dollar homes but ten-cent streets. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman shows us why larkspur is behind the curve when it comes to the quality of its roads. >> reporter: this is a view of the picturesque affluent town of larkspur. this is another. the point of view of a package. yo. >> really bumpy drive. >> reporter: he drove trucks for a long time. if he could he would spurn larkspur. >> i work for numerous driving
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companies and this is the most roughest toughest bumpiest road i have seen. >> reporter: a new report from the metropolitan transportation commission says larkspur has the worst roads in the bay area tied for last with sonoma's st. helena. who likes that? bike repair shops. >> in some ways it helps our business. >> reporter: though tom of california bike and bean wishes it wasn't the case. he is an avid rider and a larkspur lover. >> the bikes get beat up. they are going through tires faster and we get a lot of people on mountain bikes, as well. >> it is true that we have some very poor quality roads. >> reporter: the city manager says yes, the town is among the wealthiest in the bay area. but cities have to tax themselves to repair roads and larkspur hasn't done that. >> same monies we also use to protect citizens from stormwater and slide issues. competing demands are really difficult. >> reporter: don't think the city isn't doing anything to
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fix the roads. they just sunk a ton of money to fix up doherty drive a main road in the city right by the high school. and this is smooth. unfortunately, it's not on andre carter's route. >> reporter: someone has to do something about this. >> they're trying. >> possibly getting money through a revenue measure from the voters. >> reporter: andre carter couldn't afford to live here but if he did, he would vote for it. mike sugerman, cbs 5. an east bay teenager with college dreams of his own still finds time to make sure others make it, as well. >> probably five or six kids are going to be able to go to college that otherwise might not have gone to college. >> how this danville senior raises the money to fund other kids' education. >> we'll quickly go from soaking in fact sunshine to soaking rainfall. talk about when that transition is coming up, that and the latest on crab season. that's coming up. we have thumbs up or thumbs
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down for alex smith. i think we have an answer. i'm dennis o'donnell. and a huge showdown for stanford as they face the top- ranked team in all of college football on a run for the roses coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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supposedly sold out? this week's jefferson award ate kelly re did you ever notice the empty seats at supporting events that are supposedly sold out? this week's jefferson award winner d and as kate kelly reports it gave him an idea. reporter: whether he is on the field or in the bleachers, 17-year-old jack chabolla has been to a lot of sporting events. and that's where he noticed something. >> i saw that there were empty seats. but they were saying that the whole stadium was sold out. >> reporter: and just like that, it hit him. why not resell those unused tickets to raise money for charity? >> i knew that companies or just people with season tickets buy up these seats and they just don't go to them sometimes. >> reporter: so last year, jack, a senior at monte vista high in danville, l his own
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nonprofit, tickets to college, supporting kids who share his dream of higher education but who don't get the same opportunities as he and his classmates get. 100% of his proceeds go to the college's "real" program at richmond high school. >> college is real mentors the richmond high school students. it's hard for them to even go through high school day to day with the struggles they have. and that just really touched me. >> we provide resources, motivation, guidance, counseling, tutoring to high school kids at richmond high, mostly latino, and all low income, to try and get them -- to try to get them to be the first in their families to attend college. >> reporter: college is real founder brad blake says jack's support of the program goes a long way. >> probably five or six kids are going to be able to go to college that otherwise might not have gone to college. >> reporter: when jack isn't on the football field or in class, he is often sending out e-mails by the hundreds to businesses
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and organizations asking them for their unused tickets to events. he then turns around and resells them on stubhub or craigslist. so you get things to all different kinds of events. i have gotten alameda county fair tickets. >> reporter: giants tickets, musical, he collects and delivers tickets while still managing senior ayear classes, college applications and, yes, time for football practice. >> i have loved it. just visiting richmond and seeing how they need this support, it's really touching how i can make a difference. >> reporter: so for helping other reach their college goals, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to jack chabolla. kate kelly, cbs 5. >> new haveif you have tickets,
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use the link online at, click the "connect" button at the top of the page and then jefferson awards to find our story on jack. love him! good weather around the area. 70 degrees and sunshine. we say good-bye it that because it's gone. heading up on dinnertime here dark outside beautiful shot of the bay bridge and let me whet your appetite for crab. you will pay more this year. negotiations with crab wholesalers, the commercial season after thanksgiving is shorter but fishermen are getting 50 cents more a pound than last year and guess who is going to pay for that, we are when we go for the crab. now i know what i want for dinner and the didn't bring it with me. so enjoy the crab if you have it. you're fortunate. bay bridge maybe some folks coming into the city for fresh
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seafood. upper 50s for concord, livermore, san francisco 64. san jose 64. oakland also 64 degrees. wave good-bye to the 80s, the last day on the calendar year in oakland and san francisco with any record highs in the 80s so it's never happened from now all the way through the end of the year to see highs in the 80s. say hello to some rainfall! especially along highway 101, santa rosa, petaluma, novato, you're going to get soggy especially tomorrow night. the north bay will, as usual, see more rain. fremont 48. redwood city 50. mountain view 51. here's the setup in the atmosphere. big area of low pressure approaching us tomorrow. as it gets closer we will first get cloud cover. that's the first change you'll notice tomorrow. not rain but it will be cloudy. on friday, you will need that umbrella. but kids probably will spend less time outdoors at recess at school because the first of many waves of low pressure system will move through. we'll get three days not five a shorter span of rainfall, from
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friday through sunday, we'll have on and off rainfall. i don't see any all-day washouts. there will be times over the weekend where we'll see some sunshine and a lack of rain but it will be soggy from friday through the weekend at times so adjust your plans. tomorrow cooler with cloud cover. just back to normal. san francisco 64. livermore 68. upper 60s for sunnyvale and campbell, morgan hill, santa clara 68 degrees tomorrow. mainly cloudy in walnut creek, 68. pleasanton dub 68 degrees. 67 for mill valley. oakland 68, san francisco tomorrow in downtown 64 degrees. here comes the rain. friday, saturday, sunday, on and off rainfall the steadiest rain on sunday for that raiders game. and then on monday, for the 9ers game we'll clear things out. we'll be rain-free and tuesday looks dry before more showers come back on wednesday. roberta gonzales is live tonight at whole foods for an amazing cause and roberta you have been doing this for 10 years, right? >> reporter: i have been here every year for 10 years. this is a new location on ocean
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avenue in san francisco, whole foods. joining me this year, steve seymour, managing director with federal express! and i have to ask you, what have you been up to? it's been a year since i've seen you. >> well hopefully i'll pull my first ironman this year. >> oh, good. okay. >> but on behalf of fedex i'll real happy to be here to let you know all that we're doing in the community across country we're helping out with the super storm on the east coast and here in the bay area, we're donating $30,000 of matching grants -- >> whoa! >> to the san francisco food bank. >> whoo! [ applause and cheers ] >> $30,000! paul ash, $30,000. >> this is fantastic! steve, we will do good things with it along with our pantry coordinators and feed a lot of people this holiday season. >> now, over here, guys, join me here. this woman and her mother have an interesting story. tell me about giants baseball and the food bank. >> when my mother and i read that the federal funding was being lost to the food bank and
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we realized the impact on families we knew we would donate anyway because we always do but it coincided with the baseball season and our giants going to the play-offs. >> you told me buster posey hit a home run and you donated? >> $200. >> giants went to the world series and you donated? >> $500. >> you got carried away! >> we have a check for $1,100! with the $400 we have already donated for the first series. >> you heard it at home. you can help too. and help us feed bay area families. eyewitness news will come right back. but first this brief time-out, right, kids? >> yeah!
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and speak of which, 49ers quarterback alex smith was back at practice. he is reportedly cleared to play monday night against the chicago bears. smith wore a noncontact black jersey at practice after missing -- or passing a series of concussion tests. he threw passes and did some light jogging. he got injured sunday against st. louis. today he gave two thumbs up. >> i mean, i feel good like i said. i felt good today. everything i have kind of gone through i felt good. it's really not up to me, hope
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to. to try to play quarterback when your vision is not what it should be was difficult. and then for me ultimately it didn't get better, you know? it was one of those things i -- not one of those things i coul blink off. i sat down at the sidelines and it got worse. >> cbs 5 has monday night football. our coverage kicks off at 5:00. this is so big even mobile5 i hear will make an appearance and after the game stay tuned for the fifth quarter post-game show. it has been a rough post-season for justin verlander. first they lost in the world series and he lost in the second tied sigh you can votedder ever. price edged him for the american cy young award four votes total. he led the merge league in earned run average. 38-year-old new york met r.a. dickey became the first
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knuckleball pitcher to win the award. dickey the mets' first 20-game winner since 1990. cbs 5 spanning the globe for the best in international soccer. sweden and england look at a kick from 10 yards outside the goalie box. that was his fourth goal of the match. sweden wins 4-2. stanford travels to eugene saturday to take on top-ranked oregon. the skole brothers would like nothing more than to put the cardinal in the rose bowl. >> i just think it's a skole thing in general just being loud and out there with yourself. >> people laughs because they get us confused. when they hear us, they can't see us. >> reporter: stanford missed their emotional leaders last season with linebackers and fullback both suffering injuries. >> brought us closer. we both were rehabbing at the same time. >> reporter: they were forced to bond at a young age. nearly 15 years ago their mother was diagnosed with
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multiple sclerosis. >> it's a disease that attacks the nervous system so she lost basically her mobility entirely and her vision as well and she is starting to lose her ability to talk. so it's definitely been tough. >> reporter: in 2001, their father peter decided to move the family to mexico to help their ailing mother. >> doctors said it would be best for her to go to a less stressful environment so i think my parents ultimately made the decision that they could do something for me and my brother that would give us an experience culturally. threw us right into the fire with other native mexicans and if you want to go out and play you have to learn how it speak spanish with the other kids. >> reporter: and the learning curve didn't stop there. the game in mexico is different on their dirt fields. >> greater level of machismo and just -- so i think as kids, there's a whole lot of things they do from a football perspective that people might question i guess here in the states. >> might even be illegal. >> reporter: an experience that's brought a tougher brand
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of football to the farm. >> kids talk about one day we'll play football together, we'll play in college. to see that dream become reality is incredible. >> mom's been to a couple of games. stanford faces a team that has won 13 straight in oregon. leading team in the country. tough to stop. >> time to pluck those ducks. >> you got! >> something like that. >> if they do, they get to go to the rose bowl. >> that would be awesome. great guys. all right. >> good kids. >> we are coming back at 10:00 and 11:00. captions by: caption colorado [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was.
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