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approaching mount hamilton on 130. the rain will continue to pour on the bay area the next few hours. tomorrow morning another cold front moves through the bay area right in time for the morning commute. moderate to heavy rainfall coming in tomorrow morning and that sets the tone for the rest of the week, in fact, on again, off again rain. how much and when and how about the wind and snow? we'll have it all in the forecast in a few minutes. >> we will look for those answers, thanks. president trump set to release his plan for new gun policies in response to the school shooting in florida. the president's plan would provide for rigorous firearms training for some teachers. he's all urging congress to pass a bill to make the federal background check system more effective. >> kpix5's phil matier is here with the immediate reaction from one bay area school district. phil? >> that's right. we'll be hearing a lot from politicians in the coming days about this latest round in gun control and the idea of arming teachers. we decided to ask the police themselves what they thought of the president's idea and here's what we found.
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>> shots fired, 1200 building. >> oakland schools have their own police force and its chief didn't waste words on president trump's proposal to arm teachers. >> well, i think that's ridiculous. it's just a knee jerk reaction to a subject matter he knows nothing about. >> reporter: chief godown isn't making a political statements. he's talking about the practical odds of a teacher armed with a handgun facing down someone with a multiple shot assault weapon. >> the weaponry that he had and the amount of rounds that he had, we would be hard pressed to stop the kid with the handgun on my belt. >> reporter: there's no match for that. >> there's no match for that. this predator knows the first round he caps off he's probably got between five to 10 minutes before the calvary is coming. >> reporter: while many can die in those few minute, godown says having teachers with guns would actually make it more dangerous. >> if the police show up and there's a civilian in there with a handgun, how do we know it's a teacher? >> this does not make our children safe. >> reporter: and the teachers union doesn't want it either.
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>> to have those children know that there is a gun in the room wondering about where it is? we need to be talking about real safety at school sites, not arming teachers. >> reporter: but chief godown says it's not that easy. >> a lot of schools have metal detectors, security guards, police officers. the school in florida had that. the reality is when someone comes in with a weapon or rifle such as this kid had, you'll have a hard time stopping him. >> that's not saying we're not going to try. we'll have to deal with the situation. as a matter of fact, the chief this wednesday will hold his latest in a series of training sessions with teachers about how to handle situations like this. get out of the way. get out of the school, hide and eventually possibly you have to confront the person. >> you were telling me the chief points out for whatever reasons these school shootings aren't happening in the big bay area cities. >> not only in the bay area cities, but we haven't had them in new york, los angeles, chicago. no. it seems to be a phenomenon of suburban areas and also really ironically towns that are known to otherwise be very safe.
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>> seem safe. phil, interesting, thank you. warriors head coach steve kerr is making a play for tougher gun rawls. kpix5's kiet do -- laws. kpix5's kiet do with that story. >> reporter: to the young people of the world, coach steve kerr has a message. you are our only hope for change. >> the old guys aren't going to be able to do it. it's the young people. you guys are going to do it. it's the next generation. it's the youth. >> reporter: the warriors head coach headlined a town hall meeting on gun violence today at newark memorial high school to motivate, inspire and remind them that they have a power they haven't been old enough to use until now. >> no. 1, you can scare the hell out of people by voting, just scare the hell out of them, okay? >> reporter: kerr whose father was shot and killed by terrorists in beirut in the '80s has long been vocal about gun control. he was joined today by
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congressman rokhana after the president changed his opinion on background checks and other issues. >> what the kids are saying is let's get something done. >> reporter: matt graduated from parkland high school two years' and said his brother and sister sur -- years ago and said his brother and sister survived the deadly shooting in parkland, but lost three friends. >> if we can get two of every five young people to vote, we can get public leaders that care about us and safety more than they care about their wallet and their position. >> reporter: for some newark high school students, it was a pivotal moment. >> i'm a huge warrior fan and yeah, it is amazing that he came here to share his opinion with us and i'm happy he's trying to make us to make a greater difference in the community. >> and i believe in all of your
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collective generation's ability to make this your no. 1 issue and to change the way our country thinks about gun safety. thank you very much. [ applause ] >> reporter: if you haven't heard, there is a huge worldwide march against gun violence on march 24th involving 600 cities, more than 3 million people have rsvp-ed so far. kiet do, kpix5. tonight the field is set for the california governor's race. kpix5 political reporter melissa caen is here with the top candidates. melissa? >> the deadline to file to run for governor was friday. so now we know who is in and who is out of the race. we asked two political strategists to size up the competition. if some ki going to jump >> i think for a long time now california voters have been just kind of waiting to see if some kind of saviour will jump in the race. >> but no saviour jumped in, not like the election of 2003 when arnold schwarzenegger announced he was running two months before election day on the jay leno tonight show. >> and this is why i'm going to
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run for governor for the state of california. >> reporter: for months billionaire tom steyer enjoyed speculation he would run for governor but decided not to. >> tom steyer engaged in what might have been the longest unconsummated act of political foreplay in history. >> reporter: nathan ballard is a democratic strategist. he's not working for the gubernatorial candidates but personally supports gavin newsom. in this year's elections the field of front runners has been the same for months with newsom in first place and antonio villaraigosa a close second. >> right now it looks like it's shaping up to be a two-man race. so john chung has kind of emerged as the attack dog. elaine huston is it fantastic but has never shown traction in the polls. >> reporter: matt schoop said do not count the republicans out. >> republicans are expected to comprise 38 to 42% of the overall turnout in the primary
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in this midterm election. >> reporter: he said with so many voters and democrats divided, one of the two republicans could make it to the general election. >> republicans should still have enough votes to make it into the top two position, especially with four or five well funded democrats. >> now schoop said he's disappointed republicans aren't running anyone against dianne feinstein. her only challenger is fellow democrat kevin deleon, but he did say republicans are enjoying watching the democrats fight with each other and spend money tearing each other down that they would have spent on other races. >> every election it seems like we hear about rumors of someone jumping in the race, but it never really happens. why don't they jump in? >> sandberg or tim cook, exactly. i asked both strategists and they both said look, tech people often think that they can innovate away people's problems, so they do sometimes consider running, but they're also data driven and they take polls and the polls show that the public so far is not interested in having a tech
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executive holding public office. >> the algorithm doesn't hold up. >> so far, exactly. >> thank you. aldon smith says that he is innocent in a domestic violence case that cost him his job with the oakland raiders. kpix5's juliette goodrich at raiders headquarters in alameda with more. juliette? >> reporter: aldon smith was released from the raiders last monday and today he was in court and pled not guilty to assault charges. or charges of domestic violence, assault wi oduce great bo former oakland raiders linebacker aldon smith in court after turning himself in on domestic violence charges. he was released on $30,000 bond on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence, assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, false imprisonment and vandalism, but today he entered a not guilty plea. case and we ask for protective order for the victim " live rehab facility district attorney george gascon says they are holding smith accountable and will continue to prosecute this case. >> it doesn't matter whether
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you're a movie star, athlete, politician or wealthy person, we all are held accountable for the same things. domestic violence is a major problem in our community and we want to send a very clear message. >> reporter: dispatch recordings indicates smith was in his fiancee's apartment as she reported the domestic violence to 911. the dispatch said he drove away from the apartment. days later he turned himself into police. smith's latest legal troubles have now likely ended his nfl career. in 2015 smith was cut by the 9ers due to earlier legal trouble. he was currently suspended by the nfl for repeat substance abuse allegations and now there is a protective order filed against him. >> we want to make sure that we are also protecting the survivor in this case and part of the process when we do this case is we ask for criminal protective orders when it's appropriate. >> reporter: now aldon smith did check into a rehab facility the day after the indent.
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he is expected to appear back -- incident. he is expected to appear back in court april 5th. in a separate case the raiders released quarterback shaun smith today. he is expected to plead guilty to assault this week. prosecutors say he beat and stomped on a victim's head in pasadena last year. smith is now likely to spend a year in jail. coming up they kick down doors and terrorize north bay homeowners, tonight the hunt for dangerous gunmen. police say marijuana might be a motive. >> after what happened in yountville we take a closer look at ptsd services in the bay area. are veterans getting the help they need? >> a fail at a bay area fertility clinic impacting hundreds of women in the bay area potentially, their possible legal options. these companies manage your prescription prices. >> reaping billions of dollars in profit. >> because pharmacists aren't allowed to tell you about ways to save. >> we call them gag clauses.
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the cash price for a medicine may be less than their co-pay on their insurance, for example. >> like this popular antibiotic. now the plan to ban gag clauses in california. expect original reporting from kpix5 news. expect more. ♪ ♪ there are two types of people in the world. those who fear the future... and those who embrace it.
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on the loose tonight.. after a series of violent home invasions in the north bay. vestigators say: five armed robbery suspects are still on the loose tonight after a series of violent home invasions in the north bay. investigators say that they were part of a group of nine people who broke into three homes in petaluma overnight and demanded pot. four of them were caught after the suspects scattered in novato. the manhunt forced people in the wood hollow neighborhood to shelter in place for much of the day. kpix5 reporter emily turner is there now and tells us the crimes may be part of a terrifying new trend. >> reporter: if these are simply a coincidence, it would be extraordinary because the details of these crimes compare to one that happened in february are so specific, so
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very special that it would seem hard to believe they're not at all related or at the very least, a trend. if they are, deputies say it's a concerning one and folks who live near marijuana grows should be concerned as well. this is the second time in just over a month sonoma county deputies have been on the hunt for a group responsible for multiple home invasion robberies. their motivation deputies say is the same. it's marijuana and the money they can make from it. >> it has become abundant. it's out there, easy to get and unfortunately it does make us an easy target to steal marijuana here and take it across state lines and make two to three times the profit on it. >> reporter: just last month an armed group barged into two homes in santa rosa. one of them according to this google satellite image clearly has plants growing in the backyard and this is a satellite image from one of the homes involved in this morning's robberies. it's stated neighbors say off camera because the grow behind
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-- dated neighbors say off camera because the grow behind that big fence has moved. both sets of criminals were after marijuana, barged into several homes in the middle of the night and part of their crew came from out of town to do it deputies say. >> it's disturbing people from out of state come in tying up our residents, kicking in doors, whipping them with a pistol. if this is a trend, it's a very disturbing one. >> reporter: deputies say all but one of the people from february's spree traveled from richmond, virginia. this woman is still on the loose. this morning's group is at least in part from north carolina. deputies currently have four of the nine behind bars. now deputies are currently looking into whether or not these two cases are related or, in fact, this is somehow tied to organized crime. we'll be on top of this story. as soon as deputies make that discovery, we'll be sure to let you know. in novato, emily turner, kpix5. the man who killed three hostages at a north bay
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veterans facility was not recorded to police as a potential threat, that just in from the yountville sheriff's office. 36-year-old albert wong killed three staff members of the pathway home friday. wong was kicked out of the program two weeks ago his brother said, but he didn't believe things would end up like this. the brother told the paper he wanted to get back at them, talk to them, yell at them, not to kill them. christine loeber, jennifer gonzales and jennifer golick were the victims. >> it's with incredibly deep sadness that i mourn the loss of my life, dr. jennifer golick. >> i feel sadness throughout my entire body. i woke up yesterday morning crying in my sleep and when i got up, i was still crying and i'm still crying inside and i will be forever. >> the pathway home remains
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closed indefinitely. the six residents have been moved to other facilities. what happened in yountville raises the question are vets with ptsd getting the help they need when they come home? kpix5's len ramirez has a closer look. raumatic stress disorder... affected >> so our first priority is to make sure that you're okay. >> reporter: it was a group session for veterans with post- traumatic stress disorder. >> how many of you were affected this weekend? >> reporter: counselors at the veterans housing facility in san jose gave extra attention to veterans' feelings and fears because of the yountville shootings which happened in a very similar setting. >> did anybody get triggered just by watching it and just by the fear that was going on? >> yes. i fell into another depression that triggered me going back 40 years. >> i was scared that it was going to happen here. >> reporter: thomas mcgowan is a vietnam vet with ptsd. >> i felt safe in a sense, but my immediate reaction was do i want to run or do i want to
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stay and fight? how is everybody else doing around here? >> reporter: he says just talking about it made him feel better. >> is there enough help? yes, i believe that it's enough help. >> reporter: but ervin goodwin, a former fellow vet helping vets get off the street for 20 years said many vets resist being helped and go undiagnosed and untreated even though the help is there. >> i think a lot of veterans really don't know that they have ptsd. they think oh, man, i got this drug addiction. i got this alcohol addiction. i want to go to a treatment program for drug and alcohol, but what about the post- traumatic stress disorder? >> reporter: this facility has been open five years. while there have been conflicts there have been no major incidents. still there are security changes coming. until now the facility has relied on locked gates and security cameras, but goodwin said after yountville he needs to consider armed guards. >> i ulbeble to sleep at night if i knew that after what happened up in
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yountville and i dragged my feet and something happened here. this is my watch. i'm responsible for everybody, every veteran that lives here. >> reporter: he says the guards will be hired within the next 90 days. in san jose, len ramirez, kpix5. coming up in sport time to get you caught up on what's happening now with the rain in the bay area at 20 minutes after 6:00. things have really changed from this morning when we had mostly clear, sunny skies and near record highs with 70s in parts of the bay area to this. the latest on the hi-def doppler shows the first in a five day long at least siege of rain over the bay area, shows that we've got moderate to heavy downpours coming in over 80 north of berkeley through hercules up to vallejo. down in the south bay, same story, moderate rainfall on 101 and over in the east bay on 880. here's how it looks on the golden gate bridge, a slick drive home for those taillights all heading toward marin, but look at what san jose managed,
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76 degrees, redwood city 74, half moon bay 62. numbers tomorrow will tumble as much as 15 degrees as a one-two punch. the lower low is the first storm coming in tonight. the low on top of it will affect us later in the week. in terms of rain totals, up to a 1/2 inch from this first wave over the next 24 hours. the north bay could pick up 1 1/2 inches of rain, the peninsula the same and in the south bay about a 1/2 inch between now and tomorrow night. off and on rain tonight and another wave comes through in time for the morning commute tuesday. the rest of the week looks unsettled. tomorrow only upper 50s and low 60s. extended forecast, on again off again rain through saturday. the next time we get a break looks like sunday and monday and all the rain turns into snow up in the mountains. we'll have more in about a half hour, but first here's what's happening next. coming up in sports no team on the men's side will go dancing this march from the bay area, but the ladies will represent in the tournament. >> richard sherman was public
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enemy no. 1 with the faithful. now the tables are turning as he looks to ruin the 12 man's day. we'll be right back.
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the chance to play the seahawks twice a year. sherman was public enemy s over richard sherman told sports illustrated one of the main points of signing with the 49ers was the chance to play the seahawks twice a year. he was enemy no. 1, but after being cut by seattle he's ready to turn the tables on the seahawks and saying i'm going to try my best to ruin their day and he tweeted to all his new maters instead of you getting upset with me for going to a new team, how about getting upset with the team that forced me to go. if 1 job fires you and another offers you a highly lucrative position, i highly doubt you would go back to the job with a lot less money.
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jonathan lacroix's wife gave bird to the couple's second child -- birth to the second child on friday. >> i walked in yesterday. i've had about five hours' sleep in the past couple days. i'm glad i could finally get to bed last night and sleep a little bit. >> the a's lost to the giants 6- 5. college hoops, local teams were shut out on selection sunday, but the bay area will be well represented in the women's tournament. sanford earned a no. 4 seed and open up saturday against wcc champ gonzaga. the cardinal won 13 of their final 16 games and cal is headed to south carolina as a no. 7 seed. they'll take on virginia in the first round. the cavaliers are coached by former bears head coach joanne boyle. randy bennett and the gaels are once again on the outside looking in for the ncaa tournament. this is the fifth season in the last 10 years st. mary's has won 22 or more games and has
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not been picked to go to the tournament. bennett has grown tired of the selection process. >> they say you should have done this. you should have done that. they won't tell you how they keep score. they go in a become room and decide. you know, makes you wonder. i know this. the back room does a favor to the mid majors. that's for sure. rhode island received an at large bid after losing in the atlantic 10 championship. the rams' loss meant arizona state had to sweat it out. that was weighing on the mind of rhode island head coach danny hurley because the sun devils are coached by his older brother bobby. out of the pac-12 the sun devils of arizona state. [ cheering and applause ] only three pac 12 teams to make >> and as you might expect, they were even more excited in tempe. bobby hurley and his devils,
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one of only three pac-12 teams to make it, playing syracuse wednesday night in dayton. >> you can do that in arizona, jump in the pool. >> not here. >> thanks. coming up in our next half hour a fertility clinic failure puts hundreds of women's dreams of motherhood in jeopardy. we ask what legal options do they have? >> a reminder, keep your eyes open after a bay area man is bitten by a rattle snake while hiking. >> three deadly package explosions in texas, police believe they are connected, the hunt for a serial bomber.
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nacho fries, now serving at a taco bell near you. [bong!] you're watching kpix5 news. coming parents our top story at 6:30, an equipment malfunction may have cost many bay area couples their chance at becoming parents. kpix5's susie steimle on the mishap at pacific fertility center and the legal options for its patients. calls all morning from patients nter, the facili >> it is shocking. it's actually shocking. >> reporter: debra wald is an expert in family law and assisted reproduction law. she's been fielding calls all morning from patients of pacific fertility center, the facility where hundreds of embryos were put at risk due to an equipment malfunction. >> honestly, my first reaction was a human reaction, which is
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it's really sad. >> reporter: on march 4th pacific fertility center said a piece of equipment in its cryostorage laboratory lost liquid nitrogen for a brief period of time. the clinic spent the weekend breaking this news to hundreds of patients who are now turning to lawyers like debra for advice. do you anticipate lawsuits in this case? >> honestly, given the society we live in it's hard to imagine there won't be. >> reporter: but debra said she knows this clinic well. it's well respected and she doesn't think the doctors are liable for wrongdoing. >> these are hard cases to litigate because it's very difficult to prove damages. >> reporter: in a statement pacific fertility center said it had recovered viable tissue from the affected tank and that the vast majority of the eggs and embryos in the lab were unaffected. "we are truly sorry this happened and for the anxiety that this will surely cause." the procedure is expensive. pacific fertility's website quotes the first round of egg
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freezing at $8,345. debra says while she doesn't advise litigation, she does think patients should prepare for the worst. >> i would advise clients to be proactive about looking at what avenues they have available to preserve their fertility now in case their embryos were damaged. >> reporter: now despite the fact that a malfunction like this is unprecedented, there is another very similar case going on right now at a hospital in cleveland and in that case patients have already filed a class action lawsuit. in san francisco, susie steimle, kpix5. new surveillance video just into the newsroom of a hit and run in san jose. a young girl was thrown onto the hood of this car and then as we saw, she was able to get up. the girl was hit as she crossed the street at 17th and east julian. another camera angle shows the driver pulling off to the side a few moments before taking off. another driver then stops to help the girl. a police source tells us the girl is 12 years old. there is no word yet on already
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condition. we've had a number of mountain lion sightings in the bay area in recent weeks. the map shows some of the locations where the big cats have been spotted just since the beginning of february. they're scattered along the peninsula all the way up to sonoma county. the sunrise trail in the town of portola valley is still closed. a particularly aggressive mountain lion was spotted there twice last week. then there was this close encounter in the santa cruz mountains. the guy in boulder creek spotted these two mountain lions playing outside his bedroom window in the middle of the night. a hiker is recovering after being bitten by a rattlesnake in an east bay park hiking in lime ridge open space yesterday afternoon in concord. the 33-year-old couldn't make it back down the hill. so police and firefighters climbed up and helped him down. he is expected to be okay. other bay area headlines, an ace train slammed into a pickup truck in fremont killing the truck driver about 6 a.m. near the auto mall parkway crossing. no one else was hurt, but train
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service was stopped more than three hours. this was the end of a high speed chase in san jose, officers arresting a drunk driving suspect. it all started at 3:30 a.m. near highway 85 in winchester and ended about a half hour later when the suspect stopped his bright green karl at a gas station, no word how -- car at a gas station, no word how the chase started. a deadly police shooting in oakland happened at a home a couple blocks from the macarthur b.a.r.t. station. cell phone video captured the sound of at least continue gunshots. [ gunfire ] >> this all started with reports of a man down in the street between adeline and market. emergency crews responded to the scene just after sick 15 last night and found a man -- 6:15 last night and found a man armed with a gun. they called police who formed a perimeter. >> some time had passed and
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officers made announcements and at some time in the discourse officers discharged their firearms. >> four officers were involved. none of them were hurt. coming up what we're learning about the president's visit to california, his tour of border wall mock-ups and what governor brown wishes the president would see instead. >> and a scary situation unfolding in texas, is a serial package bomber on the loose? ic. novelists to nashville. and pilates instructors to palm springs. sure, we love a good glacier. but we also like a little cocoa butter.
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>> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces. california tomorrow.. his first visit here since taking office. first stop: president trump will be in southern california tomorrow, his first visit here since taking office, first stop, san diego to check out prototypes for the border wall and a speech to the military. then he'll attend a fundraiser in the l.a. area. reporter greg mills says police are trying to get ready with
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limited information. >> reporter: the president is coming tomorrow, but many details of the visit are still under wraps. the secret service has kept the president's plans secret. so far the lapd tells us even from them, but they say they are prepared for anything, any mobilization necessary. they are ready. los angeles sheriff's department's emergency operations bureau is often activated for big events but not this time. secret service is keeping it secret there, too. we do know the president will attend a fundraiser tomorrow night and we saw no stopping signs for tomorrow from 11 a.m. to midnight. these are up along mulholland drive from the 405 freeway to the entrance to beverly park neighborhood. we also know air force one is scheduled to arrive at l.a.x. around the start of the afternoon rush hour. >> i need advance notice. >> reporter: not this time. she lives on the west side, ground zero for presidential traffic tie-ups throughout the years. one west sider used one word to describe west side traffic
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during president obama's visits. >> awful. they really were very inconvenient and he came an awful lot. >> there's nothing you could do to prepare for it. you just had to wing it. >> reporter: this woman said she's fine with his visit because it's for an important reason. >> we are going to have a wall. >> reporter: governor brown took a shot at that in his open letter to president trump. he shared it on twitter today pointing out california has a growing economy vital to the u.s. our prosperity is not built on isolation. quite the opposite. california thrives because we welcome immigrants and innovators from across the globe. the governor invited the president to check out the high speed rail line being built in the central valley. >> we'll also watch to see if the president says anything about the lawsuit filed last week suing the state of california over its sanctuary city laws. the former porn star who claimed she had an affair with president trump has a new deal for him tonight. stormy daniels whose real name
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is stephanie clifford is offering to return the $130,000 she says she was paid for her silence. that's so she can tell her side of the story. she also wants assurances no attempt will be made to block the airing of a recent interview she did for 60 minutes, no comment from the white house tonight. a new lawsuit in san francisco seeks to block an immigration decision by president trump. he wants to terminate something called temporary protective status or tps. the united sta t racism a >> the decision to terminate tps was not about country conditions, was not about what is best for the united states, was not about what is best for the people of the united states. it's about racism and it's about an anti-immigrant agenda. we need to call it for what it is. we need to fight back. >> tps covers more than 200,000 people from four countries, haiti, sudan, el salvador and nicaragua. many have lived in the u.s. at least two decades, but they
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will have to leave if the recent policy change stays in effect. coming up did o.j. simpson confess to murder? a never before seen interview surfaces. you can watch, decide for yourself. >> we do know why there's no sun up in the sky. stormy weather returns to the bay area and once it gets here it's not leaving any time soon. we'll have the forecast after a break.
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my name is cynthia haynes and i am a senior public safety specialist for pg&e. my job is to help educate our first responders on how to deal with natural gas and electric emergencies. everyday when we go to work we want everyone to work safely and come home safely. i live right here in auburn, i absolutely love this community. once i moved here i didn't want to live anywhere else. i love that people in this community are willing to come together to make a difference for other people's lives. together, we're building a better california.
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even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors. secondhand smoke is toxic. especially to children.
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protect your family. visit nearly 4 months after the cult killer's death: a court has granted custody new details on the final fate of charles manson. nearly four months after the cult killer's death the court granted custody of his corpse to his grandson. manson's body has been at the bakersfield morgue since november. several alleged heirs and a former pen pal had been fighting over the remains. three explosions in less than two weeks are raising fears of a serial bomber in texas. police in austin are warning people not to open any unexpected deliveries. ighbor t (suggested anc >> reporter: austin police along with fbi and atf agents rushed from the scene of a
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deadly package bombing monday to a second explosion in a neighborhood 5 miles away. a 75-year-old woman was seriously injured when she picked up a package in front of her house. >> this is the third in what we believe to be related incidents that have occurred over the past 10 days. >> reporter: the morning blast killed a 17-year-old boy and injured another woman. >> it was just a loud, loud boom. >> reporter: neighbors heard the first explosion at 6:44 a.m. police say someone in the house brought a package in from the front doorstep. when it was opened in the kitchen, it killed the teenager and injured the woman. >> next thing i knew, the police were knocking at the door saying that there was a suspicious package, one that had exploded and that i needed to leave the house. they were evacuating the entire neighborhood. >> reporter: austin police are linking monday's incident to a package explosion march 2nd that killed a 39-year-old man. >> it's not time to panic, but it's time to be vigilant and pay attention. it's time to pull together as a city and community and solve this. >> reporter: investigators are
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scrutinizing everything the cases have in common. >> we do not have a specific victimology or ideology that we have identified. >> reporter: police say the packages appear to have been left on the door steps and were not delivered through the mail or other shipping services. they're canvassing the neighborhoods for all security camera footage that could hold clues to who left the bombs. lou young, cbs news. a safety feature on the helicopter that crashed in new york city may have been what brought it down. >> mayday mayday mayday east river, engine failure. >> five passengers were killed when the chopper crashed last night in the east river. only the pilot survived. we've now alreadied the victims included dallas -- learned the victims included a dallas firefighter and his friend from high school who just moved to new york. >> it's devastating and it's hard to grasp everything that's happened. >> a source now tells the associated press the pilot believes a passenger's bag hit
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the emergency fuel shutoff switch. the ntsb is also reportedly looking at why an emergency floatation device did not properly deploy. more than 20 years after o.j. simpson's acquittal on murder charges we're hearing a previously unreleased interview that some are calling the lost confession. a friend name >> i know and i accept the fact that people are going to feel whatever way they're going to feel. went to nicole brown simpson's >> in 2006 simpson told publisher judith regan he and a friend named charlie went to nicole brown simpson's house on june 12th, 1994, the same night that his ex-wife was brutally murdered with her friend ron goldman. >> i just remember nicole fell and hurt herself and this guy kind of got into a karate thing. i remember i grabbed the knife. i do remember that portion, taking the knife from charlie and to be honest, after that i don't remember. es that. pa >> simpson's attorney claims regan was leading simpson
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through the interview to push book sales. she denies that. parts of southern california hit by recent mudslides are bracing for the approaching storms. this is the view from a police cruiser when mudslides devastated santa barbara county in january. mandatory evacuations have been ordered in the county in case there is a repeat this week. back at home it is a gloomy evening with rain coming down, fog moving in. brian hackney has been tracking it for us. >> yup. it all began to go south at about 2:00 this afternoon with light rain in the north bay and now we had as of 6:00 heavy rain reported out by livermore. kpix5's hi-def doppler shows you the heavy cells are moving into the delta, but it's still leaving behind numerous showers which will continue in an on again, off again fashion unwind over the bay area tonight, from the north bay, peninsula and south bay, we'll all pick up rain between now and friday. as we look at a soggy sfo particularly vulnerable to
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weather, that will cause some slowdowns. concord 64 degrees right now, still kind of mild with the low 60s, but we won't even reach that for highs top. there's a double barrel low spinning off the pacific northwest northwest. the one-two punch will come like this. this low is first. this low will affect the storms we get in the next 24 hours. this one will wheel around and later in the week come in and impact central california and it will affect us as well. so it's an unsettled week ahead. we'll start where we are now on futurecast, scattered showers and going toward the morning commute, that's tomorrow morning during the drive in. that sweeps out and it leaves a lot of showers behind. in fact, this is the pattern that will be around right through saturday. we get showers. we get a break. we'll get more showers and right into wednesday and thursday we are going to continue wet. in terms of amounts over the
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next 24 hours up to 1 1/2 inches in the north bay, 1/2 inch in the south bay and about 2 inches in the santa cruz mountains. rain translates to snow above 4,000 feet in the sierra. winter storm warnings are posted already. snowfall totals just through tomorrow night by about 1 to 2 feet, 3 feet possible in the mountain passes. so on again, off again rain tonight. winds pick up, gusts to 30 miles per hour, a wet and breezy commute tomorrow. numbers down into the low 60s tomorrow, about 4 degrees below average for much of the bay area. we will have clouds and rain from time to time in the south bay. in the east bay which manages highs only in the low 60s, up in the north bay, a band of rain during the morning commute tomorrow and scattered showers for the rest of the day, ditto for ukiah, lake port, clearlake and cloverdale, mid-50s there. a wet week all through saturday, upper 50s, low 60s.
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the break is coming perhaps sunday and if all this rain during the community has you stressed out, allen and veronica have an unusual solution. >> i have two words for you. therapy llamas. >> yes. i am so excited about this. this is actually a thing. med students at ucsf mission bay got the chance to get up close and personal with them today. they could cuddle, pet, even take selfies. the university says these llamas are especially trained to provide emotional support as a resource for stress and depression management. >> so we actually have done therapy dog events before on campus, but it usually ends up being a couple dogs and a lot of very stressed out students. this time we decided to go with something a little bit bigger, try to get people to come outside, leave the libraries and hospital a little bit. >> the animals are from circle home in sonora. >> you still can't get one on an airplane. coming up with the cbs bay
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ready to host the c-b-s bay area spelling bee for the fifth year in a row. here at kpix5 we are getting ready to host the cbs bay area spelling bee for the fifth year in a row! >> so exciting. as we count down to saturday's regional competition, sharon chin shares a story of twin brothers in the south bay with very different goals of beecoming champions. >> did you find any latin words? >> yes. >> reporter: he focuses on each w-o-r-d. >> i became interested with the english language, how words are constructed. >> reporter: his brother studies the w-o-r-l-d. >> you learn more things and can understand how countries can become more powerful. >> reporter: the 13-year-old fraternal twins are 7th graders
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at basis independence in silicon valley in san jose. but year he hopes to take the top -- but this year he hopes to take the top prize. he is so determined to win he turned down a chance to advance in a regional chemistry challenge because it happened at the same time as the spelling bee qualifying test. >> i've always wanted to go to the national washington d.c. spelling bee because i've read so much about it. >> reporter: meanwhile his brother is headed to the state geography bee for the second straight year. they may study side by side, but they also compete face to face. >> he asks me spelling words. i ask him geography questions and try to see if he can answer it and then whoever wins that will be officially declared always smarter in that subject. >> what's the largest ethnic group in afghanistan? >> reporter: their friendly rivalry could take an interesting turn. ahmed said he may challenge his
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brother next year in the geography bee. >> it might inspire me to get better, read more, be able to beat him. >> reporter: but for now the brothers are each other's biggest fans. >> i want him to be able to succeed. >> when i see him there, it kind of tells me that he's there and he actually believes i can do it. >> reporter: and with tough competition in spelling and in geography, the support they give each other makes the twins people like winners whether they medal or not. in san jose, sharon chin, kpix5. >> you can watch the bay area's top spellers face off saturday at noon on kbcw 44 cable 12 or streaming live on the kpix5 facebook page. >> i think the sibling rivalry with those two really ramps up the competition. >> i can't imagine what it's like at home. >> for news throughout the evening the latest is always on >> join us for nightbeat at 10:00 on kbcw 44 cable 12 and back here tonight at 11:00. >> good night.
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud"! give it up for steve harvey! [cheering and applause] [captioning made possible by fremantle media] steve: how you doin'? thank you. how y'all doin'? thank y'all. ha ha ha! appreciate y'all. thank you, folks. i appreciate it. yeah, i do. thank y'all. well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man steve harvey. [cheering and applause] and as usual, folks, we got a good one for you today. returning for their second day, from chester, pa, it's the pickett family! [cheering and applause] and from dallas, texas, it's the moore family! [cheering and applause] everybody's here tryin' to win theirself a lot of cash, and
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somebody--somebody might drive out of here in a brand-new car. [cheering and applause] give me chris, give me... come on, lady. come on. chris: zakiyyah. zakiyyah: thank you, chris. chris: this is zakiyyah. zakiyyah: thank you, chris. there you go, chris. [laughter and applause] thank you, chris. [louder applause] steve: that ain't your damn job. chris: i was--i'll go back over there. [laughter] steve: just come up here and get your hand behind your back and hit your buzzer. don't be showin' me up. just don't get it right one time. that's 'cause you was over there listenin'. i'll bet you can't read it. [laughter] all right, let's go, guys. we got the top 5 answers on the board. name a place where 3 really is a crowd. chris: bedroom. steve: bedroom. yeah.


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