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at at&t, we believe in access. the opportunity for everyone to explore a digital world. connecting with the things that matter most. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet, we've created access from at&t. california households with at least one resident who receives snap or ssi benefits may qualify for home internet at a discounted rate of $10 a month. no commitment, deposit, or installation fee. visit to learn more. i'm kenny choi. we begin with a quake alert in san jose. a 3-point- good afternoon, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. we begin with a quake alert in san jose. a 3.3 struck northeast of alum rock just after 10:30 this morning. we received several reports to our newsroom of shaking and
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rattling. and a flurry of viewer tweets are rolling in. one felt the shaking on the san jose cisco campus. another says that she felt it on the 4th floor of a building in milpitas. and this tweet, i'm new to california and i felt the apartment building mao move for a few seconds, was very confused. go to for tips on preparedness and the latest earthquake information. we are following breaking news right now. chopper 5 is live over oakland where police are investigating a shooting near 40th street and macarthur. the circumstances aren't yet clear. but we are told oakland police and bart police are involved at this point. we are going to keep you updated. tight security at uc- berkeley right now ahead of today's visit by conservative speaker ben shapiro. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at cal with how the campus and police are preparing. >> reporter: the barriers are up. officers are out in force. this intersection here behind me is the closest you can get
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right now to the uc-berkeley campus with a vehicle as police and protestors gear up for a speech that starts at 7 p.m. >> the idea that we should have all the security just to have one person talk is -- is kind of insane. >> reporter: among the early security measures, there is chalk writing outside of zellerbach hall lambasting conservatives. ben shapiro is a graduate of harvard law who runs the daily wire with his own podcasan challenges ideals like white privilege and transgender identity. >> if you are going to dictate to me that i'm supposed to pretend that men are women and women are men, no. >> reporter: that draws the ire of various groups, one planning a protest here tonight. >> we don't initiate violence but we believe people have the right to self-defense, a legal and moral right. >> reporter: university
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officials say they have learned a lot from the riots surrounding a canceled milo yiannopoulos event in february. today there will be no masks allowed, no clubs or shields, and they will have more officers on the ground. and this student will make his way to hear shapiro speak while watching his back. >> they are saying he is fascist and targeting people with conservative views and trying to ruin their lives. >> reporter: the huge chunk of the campus surrounding that venue is going to be closed off starting at 4 p.m. there will only be select entry points for ticketholders. they are going to have to show identification with ticket and a lot of eyes on how things go here tonight because we have a couple of other controversial conservative speakers coming up in the coming weeks including milo yiannopoulos and steve bannon. live at uc-berkeley, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> tonight police need help identifying this man. he is wanted in connection with a robbery and assault during violent protests at civic
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center park back in april. police say the victim identified him as one of the people who attacked him and stole his cell phone. traffic is moving at a normal speed after this crash tied up the morning commute. chopper 5 zoomed in on the collision between two big rigs and a car in the east bay. the crash was reported just after 4 a.m. on westbound 580 right before the eden canyon road exit. kpix 5's jackie ward has been at the scene since the crash. jackie. >> reporter: kenny, here we are nearly 8 hours after this accident happened and still, two lanes remain closed. what a miserable morning for thousands of commuters who rely on westbound 580 to get where they need to go. this affected alternate routes of the surrounding area, too. westbound 580 near castro valley was not where you wanted to be this morning. this is the result of an accident that happened around 4:15 a.m. a sedan hit the front of a big rig causing the truck to lose
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steering input. the driver came to a stop in the second from the right lane and was stopped there for three to five minutes. during that time another westbound big rig on 580 hit the truck, couldn't brake. this is all that's left of the front of that semi. >> why he didn't see him stopped in the lane i don't know. unfortunately, we can't ask him that question because he died. the other two drivers were transported for minor injuries. >> reporter: the backup it's caused was abysmal. at one point we were traveling eastbound 580 and cars were at a standstill for four miles. >> we asked motorists how long it took them to get to tracy. they said it was four hours. to tracy. >> reporter: in order to ease congestion as quickly as possible while still giving caltrans the space it needed to clean up, by 9:00 the far right lane was opened. chp hopes to continue to open one lane at a time as the clean-
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up progressed. this is a live look from our 580/680 traffic camera. still, not an ideal situation but a lot better than what it was earlier. some diesel spilled but chp says it was nothing significant. chp dublin is investigating this accident but the unfortunate part here is that the main person in the investigation is the one who died. near castro valley, jackie ward, kpix 5. campbell police have arrested a prowler who fired more than a dozen gunshots in a quiet neighborhood. it happened around midnight near cypress avenue next to the sound wall of highway 17. at one point, officers shut down part of southbound 17 while they searched for the man. >> there were safety concerns about cars driving by the freeway, so the decision was made to shut down southbound highway 17 until we were able to get the situation under control. >> they found him several hours later hiding close to a nearby creek. police say they found shell casings in the area but no one was hurt. new at noon, the city of san jose has filed a lawsuit
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challenging the trump administration's plan to eliminate daca a program that protects illegal immigrants from deportation. it currently employs hard working daca recipients, it says, that provide public services to residents and contributes to the community. >> that's are some of our brightest students, city employees, public safety and other critical services. they are serving and supporting our community in so many ways. >> president trump insists that no deal has been reached on the daca program even though top democrats claim they came to an agreement with him last night. the president insists that any plan congress approves must include tougher border security. >> we're working on a plan. we'll see how it works out. but we're going to get massive border security as part of that. >> now, this contradicts a statement that senator schumer from new york and nancy pelosi issued last night. it read, mr. trump has agreed to enshrine the protections of daca into law quickly and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall.
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>> yes, i do trust that the president is sincere and understanding that the public support that overwhelmingly the public support not sending these young people back. >> it was a very, very positive step for the president to commit to daca protection without insisting on the inclusion of or even a debate about the border wall. >> the white house indicating that funding for the wall would be part of an agreement but it's unclear if that would be a prerequisite for a daca deal. president trump and the first lady just left florida after checking on the hurricane irma recovery efforts. millions of customers across the state remain without power. as mola lenghi reports, a criminal investigation continues into the deaths of 8 people at a florida nursing home. >> reporter: president trump and the first lady arrived in fort myers to view irma's aftermath. >> we have seen the devastation. we're going to see some more of it now, unfortunately. [ applause ] >> reporter: the president will
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also tour the damage in naples near where irma came ashore for the second time on sunday. millions of people remain without power across the state. >> way ahead of schedule. there are more electrical people in this state i think than ever accumulated anywhere in the world is what i read before. >> reporter: utility officials say it could be another week before power is completely restored to this part of the state because of the significant damage. in broward county, florida, another nursing home was evacuated thursday morning. it comes one day after eight patients died at a nearby facility that lost air- conditioning following irma. a criminal investigation is under way. >> preliminary results show that they did have electricity at the place but their air- conditioning was not work. they had brought in portable units. but they were insufficient because of the excessive heat. >> reporter: in the hard hit keys where irma first made landfall, people who didn't evacuate lined up in key west as national guard members distributed aid. >> we have plenty of food on
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its way, plenty of water on its way. >> yes! [ applause ] >> reporter: for many, it's the first help they have received in days. mola lenghi, cbs news, fort myers. >> a group of army special operations soldiers is recovering after an explosion during training at fort bragg in north carolina today. those soldiers were treated at the base's medical center but the extent of their injuries is unknown. it's not clear what exploded. command is investigating. still ahead, a plan to crack down on fare cheats. bart considers ways to make sure people pay up. >> bad beats. the legal claim against apple headphones. >> the sun is breaking through clearing off the clouds. but that doesn't mean we're warming up very much. we'll talk about the cooler air coming up.
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to help crack down on fare cheats. this new ord right now, bart's board of directors is considering a plan to help crackdown on fare cheats. this new ordinance would impose fines on those caught on trains or in paid areas of stations without valid fare cards. here's how it would work. officers would go on trains with an electronic device to scan everyone's ticket or clipper card to make sure they paid to enter the station. fare evaders would be issued a ticket. fines would be $120 for adults and $60 for juveniles. a new lawsuit filed in oakland claims that apple's beats headphones are shoddy. five plaintiffs say the power beats 2 and 3 headphones don't last or resist sweat and water
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as marketed. and that they have defective batteries. no immediate comment from apple. equifax is under intense pressure to explain how hackers stole the personal data of up to 143 million americans. anna werner reports, congress wants to hear from the company's ceo and authorities in dozens of states are also investigating. >> this is the most egregious data breach we have ever seen. it is as bad as it gets. >> reporter: massachusetts attorney general maura healy says she will sue equifax for violating state consumer protection laws. >> if you are a company like equifax and you're out there scooping up a whole bunch of data and information on people, we have laws on our books that say you have to protect that information. >> reporter: eric schneidermann, the new york attorney general, may file a laud, as well. he says credit reporting agencies don't face the same scrutiny as banks, hospitals and others that handle confidential consumer data. >> think you're going to see changes to the industry as well as investigations whether the
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company and any individuals engaged in illegal activity. >> reporter: equifax discovered it was hacked in july but only went public last week. sensitive data like birth dates, social security numbers and driver's licenses numbers were compromised. >> this is really an attack on our whole economic system. >> reporter: on wednesday, mark warner vice chairman of the senate intelligence committee urged the federal trade commission to investigate. >> right now we have 49 different laws around the country. we need a single law. >> reporter: warner is one of 37 senators from both parties who also asked the ftc, the justice department and the securities and exchange commission to look into possible insider trading. three equifax executives sold nearly $2 million in company stock days after the data breach was discovered. equifax says those officials were not aware of the hack. equifax says it is intensely investigating this intrusion and working with law enforcement as part of that investigation. anna werner, cbs news, new
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york. >> the company has set up a website, where you can find out if your information is compromised. they are also offering free credit monitors. checking the wall street markets, the dow is up 38. it was a regard day as the dow reached a new all-time high! let's check the weather with neda in for roberta. >> yeah. i have been watching a lot of people having fun here at ocean beach taking their dogs out during their lunch break it looks like but they are all wearing jackets. it's still chilly at the coast. cloud cover up there but the sun is coming out even at the beaches. so the clouds have burned off in the inland areas. most of san francisco sitting pretty under the sunshine right now. it's still cool. 70 in concord. oakland 63. livermore at 71. san francisco a chilly 66 degrees. so it may be sweater weather, maybe you're used to it and you can tough it out. we have a storm system that came through yesterday morning
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and now it's moved further out east. all we are seeing now is clear skies. we are getting a little bit of -- we did get some little cloud cover earlier, with sustained winds this morning at sfo at 16, san francisco downtown 18- mile-per-hour west winds, hayward 13, pleasanton 12. winds pick up more today. gusts in some areas up to 30 miles per hour. san francisco bay 20 to 30 as well and the east bay not getting a break with winds sustained to 20. constantly coming at you. so expect that later on today. warmer conditions and sunshine in store for your friday, saturday and sunday. here's your temperatures for today. the highs in santa clara only 75 degrees so cool temperatures. 72 mountain view. 71 fremont.
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union city at 69 and it looks like pittsburg 79, fairfield 79 as well and along the bay -- beaches, rather, stinson beach 67. to the north, temperatures not even warming up much there either. 80 degrees for cloverdale and our averages for san francisco should be at 70. temperatures though will be four to eight degrees below average. our sunset is at 7:19 tonight. here's the seven-day forecast. >> stay with us. we'll be right back.
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to believe in themselves. as sharon chin reports, it starts with a simple gift and a special mess this week's jefferson award winner is inspiring women an girls to believe in themselves. as sharon chin reports, it starts with a simple gift and a special message. >> thank you for coming. >> reporter: sonja hoel perkins and her volunteers fill gift bags with jewelry, makeup or other accessories. >> our mission is to inspire at-risk teenaged girls and women to believe in themselves by letting them know the community cares. >> reporter: since sonja started project glimmer years ago, the nonprofit gave away more than 250,000 gifts to girls nationwide including the bay area. >> we believe in you. >> reporter: from its warehouse in san francisco's dogpatch, project glimmer collects new or gently used donations from individuals and businesses and distributes them to other nonprofits.
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volunteer micah henderson received gift bags as a teenager when they couldn't afford christmas gifts for everyone. >> i'm glad someone cares that i got a gift. >> reporter: she inspires self- esteem and confidence with women and girls and invests in their leadership. >> wonderful. >> reporter: sonja a venture capitalist founded broadway angels 7 years ago and investment group that supported 50 businesses, more than half founded by women. one of them is rocksbox, a membership-based jewelry shopping service. its ceo calls sonja a role model. >> whatever she does, she just does it with brilliance and energy and passion and drive. >> reporter: and now rocksbox gives back donating boxes of fashion jewelry to project glimmer each year to support sonja's message. >> when she believes in herself, she can change the world. she truly can. >> reporter: so for inspiring women and girls through gifts and business investments, this week's jefferson award in the
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bay area goes to sonja hoel perkins. sharon chin, kpix 5. >> all right. right now project glimmer needs more volunteers and donations. if you want to hence, sign up on the project glimmer website which we have posted on under "links & numbers." if you operate a none of profit, you can also use a site -- a nonprofit, you can also use the site to request a gift. >> you can also nominate your own hero for a jefferson award at we'll be right back.
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well, today's tip of the day is going to be is with naval on. they are being imported. selection and storage of navel oranges is very important. they have been on the boat for a while so buy them and enjoy them quickly. no compromise when you buy them. make sure they are orange all the way, smaller the navel the better so the skin will be thin and heavy for their size. that means they are packed with juice. when they are light, it's all pulp. when you bring them home, store them on the counter, never put citrus in the refrigerator. navel oranges easy to peel no seeds, most popular orange of all time in the u.s. select them and store them right this time of year. it's imported. 'm tony tantil lo, your fresh grocer. nd always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. the instagram famous museum
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of ice cream is in san francisco. kpix 5 is live with an inside scoop and how to snag tickets that and more at 5:00. >> ice cream! >> sounds good. >> skip lunch and just have dessert. >> that's it for us at noon. as we say good-bye, a live look at i-580, snarled traffic.
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♪ >> liam: what are you still doing here? i thought you wanted to get back to work. >> sally: i do. >> liam: now you can't. >> sally: all because of you. i really don't know what else to say. this is the most unbelievable gift. >> liam: it's really not. that building's been in your family for years. sally spectra should own it. >> sally: [ sighs ] i-i can't let you give it to me. i do not want to be bailed out again. i am not a charity case. i will either succeed or fail on my own. >> liam: i know. i know you will. it's -- it's -- it's not a charity case. it's just -- it's just whatig


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