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are concerned about blurring the line between punishment and privilege. >> we want this to be a place where we don't just lock people up. >> reporter: he wants a new deal for inmates. instead of sitting around playing cards he wants them to have a hand that prepares them for the real world. >> each one of these represents a 64-man unit. >> reporter: the sheriff says the new jail facility was just approved by county supervisors with a price tag of around $150 million. the emphasis will be on job training, teaching prisoners skills from dog groomer to coffee barista. >> everybody likes their coffee in the morning. so we would like to explore the opportunity of teaching people the whole coffee-making barista, you know, skills and then programs having their own kiosk outside of the hall of justice. >> reporter: the new jail will be built across the street from the redwood city police
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department in an area called chemical alley. prisoners will also be offered a variety of education options from computer training to resume' writing. >> what we have come to learn is that jobs are key to successful reintegration into the community. >> reporter: but some folks around here are asking one big question: what about deterrence? if this new facility is going to be seen as a country club jail, then how is the threat of jail going to keep people away from criminal activity? >> sure. that's -- that's where we can't go overboard. those folks that are serious offenders on the way to state prison will stay in the main jail a more traditional jail environment but the new facility is where we are going to focus on the people who we think that we can affect in a positive way. >> reporter: the new jail program comes just as the state prison system has already begun pushing millions of inmates back into county jails. the sheriff says that's a coincidence but here they are and they have to try something,
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dana. >> hopefully it will have an impact on the recidivism rate. >> reporter: let's hope. >> joe vazquez, thank you. it may never be fully whole again. but the san bruno neighborhood rocked by last year's deadly pipeline explosion is finally reconnecting. this morning, the city reopened the road at the center of the last. that explosion killed 8 people, destroyed 38 homes. barricades have divided the neighborhood into two ever since that tragic day. people who live there say that lifting those barriers is another big step in their healing process. >> you know, it's one step forward and we're very excited that finally it's open and we can finally be connected as a neighborhood. >> san bruno acknowledged it was a long wait but said it was necessary to make sure everything was done properly. survivors of the cupertino quarry shootings were among the mourners at services for one of those victims today.
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48-year-old manuel pinon never made it home from his job at the lehigh cement plant last wednesday. he and two others died when a coworker shareef allman opened fire during a company meeting. allman killed himself later during a confrontation with police. at pinon's funeral today his daughter chose to celebrate her father's life as she mourned his death. >> what a great dad he was. i know everybody says that about their dad, but he was genuinely a great guy, loved everybody, took care of everybody, that's just the kind of person that he was. >> a funeral was also held today for 51-year-old john vallejos. services for a third victim, mark munoz, are planned for friday. tonight, eight people are dead following a shooting rampage at a busy southern california hair salon. it happened this afternoon in the oceanside town of seal beach just south of los angeles. a reporter tells us witnesses say the gunman came ready for a firefight. >> reporter: just a half mile from the site of the shooting
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this home video was taken as police caught the manthey say shot nine people inside a seal beach hair salon. six people died inside the salon, three were taken to the hospital. now two of the three who were taken to the hospital have been pronounced dead, as well. >> as far as the updated information that i have for you this afternoon, it appears that two of the three that were transported to our local hospital have died of their injuries. >> reporter: police have not released details on the type of weapon the shooter was using. they also have not confirmed witness reports that he was wearing a bulletproof vest. but they do say the salon was busy. every hair station was filled. people inside were seeking shelter when the shooting started and when the suspect left, police found him immediately. >> within a minute i would say of the shooting our officers arriving -- our officers were following the suspect. so we feel very confident at this point that we do have the single and only suspect in
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custody. >> reporter: police are holding back the identity of the shooter and at this point they are not answering any more questions as to the circumstances of the shooting. in seal beach, melissa minerich, cbs 5. trouble tonight in the ed lee for mayor campaign in san francisco. the district attorney has opened a criminal investigation into questionable campaign donations. phil matier reports. >> reporter: we heard word out of the hall of justice that something was going on. what kind of investigation is it? well, we tracked down george gascon the district attorney and asked him. here's what he had to say. >> this is a criminal investigation. >> reporter: in a nutshell the allegation center around the questions of how and why 17 employees including drivers at a san francisco airport van shuttle service wound up donating $500 each to the election campaign of mayor ed lee. donations that were made just weeks after the airport reversed new rules on where vans like these could operate,
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rules that one van service said was hurting their bills. the rifle mayoral candidate dennis herrera, the rival candidate called for the investigation including into allegations that supervisors at the van company allegedly told drivers they would be repaid for their donations to the lee campaign. >> he's primarily alleging that there was a money laundering operation going on with the political campaign and we want to major sure that we're not pass -- we want to make sure that we're not passing any judgments on the merits at this point but given the totality of the circumstances by thought it was important to open an investigation. >> reporter: the airport says they changed the rules for van service and then changed them back after both operators and passengers complained. >> one of them didn't like it. they lost 30% of their business. >> reporter: did they complain about it? >> yes. they called us and let us know they were not pleased. >> reporter: did city hall call? >> never called about that. >> reporter: for their part the lee campaign tells us -- >> we got these contributions in an event in september. they were from a number of
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drivers. and it did raise some concern. on the other hand, just because people are hard working doesn't mean they can't support the mayor. >> reporter: go lori the van company in question didn't return calls for comment but that's not unusual once an investigation like this begins. it usually goes to the lawyers. meanwhile,n a lighter note -- on a lighter note, there's already a screwup in the upcoming san francisco election. about 115,000 voters were aulde told via the voter pamphlet to cast their election day ballots at a single polling place this garage in an ingleside neighborhood. >> 30% of voters in san francisco received the incorrect address information for their polling place. >> reporter: not something david chiu wanted to hear. >> obviously a bit disturbing. we have had a history in san francisco of glitches involving our voting process and procedure and i certainly hope that the department of elections gets things under control very, very quickly.
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>> reporter: ... sending out cards to alert voters of the new -- where they are supposed to be. by the way, the printer will cover the cost of that. >> in the case of mayor lee and herrera, the city attorney -- >> reporter: rival candidates for mayor. >> exactly. is there not a conflict here? >> reporter: as far as herrera raising the allegations? this race where you have so many candidates, the city attorney, a couple of supervisors running, an acting mayor, the assessor, there could be indeed questions about it. but he is raising it as candidate dennis herrera and the odd thing is that city attorney dennis herrera when anything comes up dealing with the mayor's race he is kicking it over to the oakland city attorney because of the conflict of interest. >> okay. all right. that seems -- >> reporter: somehow we'll get to the bottom of it so stay tuned. >> thank you. i'm ann notarangelo in walnut creek. the "occupy" movement hits main street but there is one big difference between the protests here and the nation's big
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cities. you're going to change a financial system? you have to do it with your own money. >> forget about protests. a new way to get revenge on big banks. what's behind the growing slow money movement. and millions of smart phone users cut off. what's behind a worldwide email outage? alabama [people chatting] everyone, it's $37 a piece. paying with your smart phone instead of cash. that's a step forward. with chase person-to-person quickpay, you can send money directly to your friend's checking account. all you need is their email address or mobile number. don't worry honey, i'll show you.
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san francisco police arrested 11 occu , [ chanting ] san francisco police arrested 11 "occupy" protestors this morning who were blocking the entrance to the wells fargo headquarters. protestors call it a crime that banks accepted government money while foreclosing on customer homes. >> my parents lost their home with foreclosure, they were forced to move into my uncle's
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home then his home was foreclosed on. >> i'm just annoyed. i think these people are protesting the wrong company. >> today's protests began at the federal building on market street at 7:30 a.m. hundreds of protestors marched from there to the wells fargo headquarters. and the "occupy" movement is now moving to the suburbs. ann notarangelo is in walnut creek one of several smaller communities now joining this nationwide protest. ann. >> reporter: dana, if you are comparing the big numbers from the cities, the walnut creek "occupy" movement might seem mall but they are getting a lot of support. on both sides of main street, horns have been honking as traffic goes down main street. earlier in the day we had 300 people and dwindled to 100. in san rafael there were 200 people in the downtown of that city. >> main street, not wall street. >> you have 1% of the
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population controlling 50% of the wealth. people out of jobs for months. i'm a general contractor. my business has declined 85%. i'm barely getting by. >> reporter: a change in the zip code doesn't change the message but it has a different messenger. the "occupy" movement in san rafael was an older crowd than the big cities but they too are motivated by frustration. >> people have had a lot of fear because of loss of jobs and houses. and now i hope that fear turns into some constructive anger where people demonstrate and ask for what they need. >> reporter: marta larue needs a job. she lost hers 32 months ago and believes it was age discrimination. >> the distress that i have been under and the stress i have been under for the last three years, almost three years, has caused me to come to this streets. >> reporter: there were the nay- sayers like warren robinson who said he thought this protest was stupid and infective. >> they're deaf? >> who is deaf? >> corporations is deaf, breeze's deaf.
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>> reporter: others complained about the lack of focus and varying agendas. mr. pickle was there among the protest signs. in walnut creek there seemed to be a sense of satisfaction that the "occupy" movement spread beyond the big city. >> this -- this movement is spreading across the nation and particularly in contra costa county now. >> i think it's much broader than they realize in the congress that people are reading the papers and are aware of what's going on and are not happy about it. >> reporter: the protestors don't seem to agree what's wrong with the country even how to fix it but i'm seeing more and more people requesting that we start to protest with our money. dana, i'm seeing people ask others to pull their money out of the big five banks in the u.s. and then reinvest that money in local banks and credit unions. >> this appears to be a very interesting turn, you know, the complexion. group is older with more money to deal with and has more money
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over the years. it will be something to watch to see if it picks up around the country. >> reporter: these people certainly think it is. they think that this is a sign that it's spreading across the country because it's hit a place like walnut creek. >> all right. noel the ann notarangelo -- all right, ann notarangelo. thank you. anger at wall street is stoking a new form of investing. this is what ann was talking about. on the consumerwatch, julie watts explains how some are rejecting big banks for the slow money movement. >> reporter: it's not just the food that makes a restaurant in berkeley stand out. it's also the financing. >> we were one of the first companies really to gain slow money investments. >> reporter: the 2-year-old restaurant was built with money that came from nearly 100 investors who put up amounts from 2500 to $50,000. >> we must bring money back down to earth. >> reporter: woody is the founder of the slow money movement. he says it's all about investing some of your money
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close to home. >> by putting your money near where we live we keep the benefits circulating in the local economy. >> reporter: including creating local jobs and helping the environment. abelieveers are gathering at i three-day conference this week in san francisco. >> if you are going to change a financial system you have to do it with your own money. >> reporter: one of the highlights, face-to-face meetings with local farmers and food entrepreneurs looking for slow money investors. it's called community supported agriculture. the downside, he says don't count on big returns. he also points out every investment does have some risk. >> if you think leaving your money invested in smokestacks in china isn't risky or in derivatives is not risky, then leave your money there. i think that's increasingly risky with every day. >> reporter: he has already begun to pay back the investments. the restaurant has 80 employees and generates $4 million a year in sales. a mouth-watering prospect for investors looking to put their money where their mouth is.
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now, organizers of the slow money conference say one way to get involved on a small scale is to move your money to a local bank or credit union. the name by the way was inspired by the slow food movement. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. in a stunning move, conrad murray's defense team has dropped its theory that michael jackson may have swallowed the massive dose of propofol that killed him. however, it is unclear whether they will argue that the singer injected it himself. murray admits that jackson begged him for propofol the night he died. today a cardiologist who studied the case testified the singer could have been saved if not for murray's gross negligence. >> he should never have given propofol in the first place. he didn't have the guy monitored. he wasn't ready for an emergency, didn't have an emergency plan. and if you put all those together, yes, he's responsible. >> that doctor went on to say he is certain jackson could have been saved if murray had
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called 911 sooner. all right. let's check with roberta and it's going to get warmer tomorrow. >> yes. definitely. and today was already anywhere between 3 and 8 degrees above average for this time of the year. go ahead right now. grab the children and gather near your tv settlement. you got to take a look at this. we're jumping aboard chopper 5 high in the sky above the city of san francisco where today's high temperature 78 degrees. and i'll show you where those clouds are coming from but first off, just all this basking in this beautiful autumn day. 66 half moon bay to 86 degrees in gilroy. and at this hour with a few of those clouds drifting overhead 80 in concord, 75 in oakland. it's in the mid- and high 70s across the tri-valley. santa rosa still at 80 degrees after a high today of 83. overnight, mainly clear skies and a starry night and full moon. temperatures in the 50s and few
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low 60s. the winds will continue offshore. here's what you need to know about tomorrow. it's going to be the warmest day of the workweek. we'll have sun and surf. surf not as high as today but still 10 feet in ocean beach and in pacifica. no rain in the forecast through saturday. -- through the weekend. low 80s from fremont through union city tomorrow. the winds will continue to blow offshore ushering the temperatures up to 90 degrees as high pressure strengthens so 90 for the warmest locations east of the bay. north bay 66 degrees in stinson beach and bodega bay and inverness to 86 in sonoma and glen ellen. cloud cover on the weekend and dry all the way until this time next week. more coming up next time around. thank you. there is a haunted house in fremont that seems to be
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causing a scare for the wrong reasons. chris steele and his family have been transforming their backyard into this elaborate house of horrors six years. but this year, somebody cried boo and complained. the family doesn't have a permit to build all of this. the city said it was an improper use of the sidewalk and then ordered him to tear it down. >> all this hard work blood sweat and tears were into this and we're committed. we're a haunted house building family. and we have been doing had for years. we don't want to stop at any time. so no matter if its here or somewhere else, we're still goingbuild and go on. the show's going on and we're not stopping. >> the family already started tearing down the current haunted house but they have a parking lot they could move to if the city could speed up the permit process. the inspiration behind steve jobs' black turtleneck. >> and if you own a blackberry there's a good chance you're not getting your email.
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what sparked a worldwide outage that hit north america in two minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,
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can you hear me now? millions of blackberry users could have been saying that today as a major outage disrupted service for the third day. len ramirez explains the outage is the latest in a string of problems plaguing the maker of the blackberry. >> reporter: millions of blackberry users worldwide found their normally reliable phones had a problem when they stopped getting e-mails and texts. >> having trouble sending, receiving. sent five or six blackberry messages and they don't get through. >> reporter: the problem began overseas three days ago and spread to the u.s. today. blackberry, which is on the by a canadian company, research in motion and has offices in
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silicon valley, has a closed system with tight controls over e-mails and data. >> that's good because then they can apply extra security, some encryption and that's why a lot of businesses, particularly the federal government, is using that. but at the same time, it creates single points of failure. >> reporter: that's what happened. blackberry says it's now looking into why backup systems failed to work and has been updating customers on twitter. meantime, users have been on twitter to sound off, one tweeted, wow, blackberry, you know you're having a bad day when apologize to entire continents. >> everything working good? >> yeah, it's working. >> reporter: but the problems appear to be sporadic. several blackberry users in san jose say they have not been affected. >> just heard that people are losing service on their blackberry and it will be moving here. but i'm not concerned yet. maybe because no one i know has had it. >> reporter: today's system breakdown is the latest in a cirrus of setbacks that have put research in motion stocks near a five-year low. >> they have already taken it on the chin for the relative
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failure of their tablet the playbook. their smart phones are not known for being in step with the iphone or android phones. they are kind of an older technology device. >> reporter: problems couldn't be at a worse time with android, apple and windows' phone all introducing new high- end phones in the next few weeks. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. excerpts from an upcoming steve jobs biography reveal the secret behind the late apple's cofounder signature style. it all started when he said his suggestion to follow sony's lead on a companywide uniform got him booed off the stage. so he decided to adopt a personal one and asked a designer that he had planned to employ for the uniform project to make him some black turtlenecks instead. jobs says he ended up with about 100 of them. >> if they are all the same, why do you need 100? >> becauser' steve jobs. >> well, guys and laundry, they
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don't really mix. the city wasn't big enough for both of them. >> my heart is heavy about the decision. >> now that oakland's top cop is out, some are pointing the finger right at the mayor. why she isn't talking. is it really going to be an 85 story building here? only the shadow knows. i'm mike sugerman with the story coming up. >> they got a half billion from the feds and still went bankrupt. now why the solyndra scandal could cost california taxpayers millions more. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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but some of her colleagues told us she felt offended when she was among the at least know about the resignation. >> my heart is heavy about the decision but i think sometimes it just becomes time. >> reporter: but the resignation with oak's popular police chief -- >> i'm angry and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: a wave of fighting and finger-pointing that's been building at oak city hall. >> -- oakland city hall. >> it has been very clear that the mayor doesn't support gang injunctions or any tool that will allow the police to do their jobs >> reporter: councilman de la fuente especially if unleashed on the mayor outside of city hall today blaming her strained relationship with the police chief and her failure to support a recent crime crackdown for his resignation after just two years. >> i don't have full control of the oakland police department. i don't have the ability to make the decisions that i want to make. >> reporter: that's what chief batts told cbs 5 moments before his public press conference tuesday. the mayor herself refused to answer questions from reporters at the press conference. >> how could you not respond to any of these questions? >> reporter: she declined
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interviews today. her colleagues say she was blindsided by batts' announcement and offended she didn't learn about it ahead of time. >> we received an email with everybody else, and so i would have expected that there would have been a little more conversation with us before it went public. >> reporter: some oakland residents told us they feared the biggest casualty may be the crime rate. >> i live here in the city of oakland and i'm somewhat terrified of the fact that he's gone. >> reporter: devastated that chief batts is leaving uncertain of what it may mean for the future. we have just learned that at a press conference tomorrow mayor jean quan will announce the person who will fill in as interim police chief. city officials say it will likely be assistant chief howard jordan who has filled that function before. at least one name that's being connected around to permanently fill the chief's position is ron davis. he is the police chief now in east palo alto. report live in oakland, christin ayers, cbs 5. the proposed tower for the
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new transbay terminal in san francisco would be the tallest building west of the mississippi. mike sugerman explains there is a shadow lurking in the shadow of this structure. >> reporter: this is the construction site. that is a big building in. but imagine -- i mated this out of a napkin. we don't have a big budget for graphics. that's going to be an 85 story building? picture that. right now, chopper 5, please show you it's just a big hole in the ground. now, hole in thes in the ground don't cause shadows but real big buildings do. reporter: the transbay tower is set to be one tall building a very tall building. but it's under the radar to a lot of people. >> man, 20 stories? >> reporter: no, no. think big. think really big. >> 45 floors. >> reporter: no, no, no. no. think the biggest building west of the mississippi. this is the san francisco skyline.
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that's a picture of san francisco skyline and this is the tallest building the transamerica pyramid 854 feet. the new transbay center proposed would be 1,070 feet. >> that's about right there. >> give me a break. >> reporter: the city's planning chief john ram suggested we use computer models, though he didn't want to cast any aspersions. we wanted to talk about casting shadows because the new environmental report says because of the new construction here at portsmouth square in chinatown more than 90% of the place will be in shadows on most winter mornings and that's 40% more than now. union square would be entirely in the shade by this new and existing building so only a few minutes per day. >> they ought to think carefully about diminishing sunlight in union square. >> i think you need to look at this in perspective. >> reporter: the planning director says there may be shadows but not too many nor too often. >> it really is a --in almost all cases a portion of the square or a portion of the park for a very short time of the day and for a very short time of the
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year. >> new york city in the 1920s learned to back off its buildings. it would be impenetrably dark anywhere midtown if they hadn't done that. >> reporter: which is among the reasons voters approved prop k in the '80s, which forces planners to look at buildings and shadows. that's why the study was done and now, why the debate. you notice they are still work at 6730. they work 2348 -- at 6:30. they work until 1 a.m. most days. they are working hard on the towers which are going to look something like this several years to come if they get past the shadow issues and they get all their funding. it's not completely a done deal quite yet. >> that's what i was wondering. isn't this thing -- it's not said and done? >> reporter: no, no, no. there's plenty of -- this is san francisco. nothing gets done right away. [ laughter ] >> okay. >> reporter: trust me.
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>> thank you, mike sugerman. california taxpayers may be on the hook not once but twice for helping out a fremont solar firm that fired its workers and then abruptly shut its doors. sam shane on the automatic tax breaks that may have contributed to the solyndra scandal. >> give them a big round of applause. >> reporter: when president obama visited solyndra in may 2010 he praised the fremont company as an engine of economic growth. but solyndra has since been raided by the fbi and filed for bankruptcy with taxpayers on the hook for $535 million in government guaranteed loans. >> it happens that we have a great heist of over half a billion dollars. >> reporter: cbs13 has obtained this confidential memo from white house officials discussing political fallout for the president. it says, "if solyndra defaults down the road, the optics will arguably be worse later than they would be today." in addition, the timing will likely coincide with the 2012
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campaign season heating up. solyndra officials had little to say when questioned by congress. >> i respectfully decline to answer any questions. >> it appears you knew the titanic was sinking and you made sure you got to the lifeboats first. >> reporter: now california taxpayers may suffer a double hit because of a deal allowing solyndra to purchase new solar equipment while paying no california sales tax. it gave the company a $25 million tax break in sales tax revenues that california will never collect. >> you may lose some money if a firm like solyndra goes bankrupt. >> reporter: treasurer bill lockyer wants to suspend sales tax exemptions for solar firms until california taxpayers are better protected. >> no one anticipated the chinese flooding the market with cheap product. >> reporter: solyndra's solar programs were just too expensive to compete in the marketplace despite spending $250 million on equipment.
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in sacramento, sam shane, for cbs 5. get ready to shell out. why the price of a popular lunch food is about to skyrocket. >> another reason to eat healthy. the foods had can outsmart bad genes. and then the airline getting rid of bathrooms on planes to save money. to ow she's making i want them to know that hate leads to holocaust. >> a survivor story that's hard to hear. how she is making sure that message gets through to the next generation. ,, ,,,,,,
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er life: the it causes her nightmares but a concord woman still tells the story of the darkest chapter of her life. the holocaust. sharon chin met with this week's jefferson award winner to find out how her talks are doing good and we want to warn you, some of what she has to say is disturbing.
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[ inaudible ] >> reporter: 82-year-old yanina cywinska describes the horrors of the holocaust at solano community college in fairfield. she was a 10-year-old aspiring ballerina when she says the nazis captured her catholic polish family for helping jewish people. in the concentration camps, she watched her parents die. >> memories come back of my mother pulling her out of gas chamber by her feet,. >> reporter: miraculously yanina didn't inhale enough poison to die. she said she work as a slave dragging out and sorting through dead bodies. afternoon 6 years of imprisonment she was freed. she looked like a skeleton. >> i climbed up on the tank, the american tank, and wrapped myself up with american flag and yelled to everybody that we are free. >> reporter: yanina has been
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telling her story to bay area high school and college audiences for the lass 25 years. she started to counter skeptics who believed the holocaust was a lie. >> i have nightmares of all sorts. but then, second day after speech, everything's calmed down and i realize what a gorgeous world this is. >> karen mcchord ethnic studies professor at solano community college regularly invites yanina to speak. >> people across cultures can relate to what she is saying because it is a story of strength and it's a story of survival. >> student l ala myrick says hearing yanina's powerful story makes her problems seem small. >> i love her spirit, her uplifting smile and personality it makes her story more motivational. >> reporter: after she was freed yanina studied in paris and became a ballerina. today she leads a senior exercise class and substitute teaches ballet in the east bay but is known best for speaking out. >> i want them to know that
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hate leads to holocaust, that hate is a bad thing. >> reporter: so for inspiring audiences for a quarter century with her survival story, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to yanina cywinska. sharon chin, cbs 5. >> 78 degrees in the city of san francisco today. that was 78 degrees. but today was not the warmest day of the workweek. i'll pinpoint that day, but dennis, looks like you got a little sun today. >> yes, i did. i was at beautiful lincoln golf course today. and it didn't take long for the raiders to make their first trade without al davis in charge. i'm dennis o'donnell. and she is back on the track. what nearly caused this bay area standout a shot at the olympics. coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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a hot, dry summer in states like get ready to pay a lot more for peanut butter. a hot, dry summer in states like texas and georgia has apparently devastated this area's peanut coming up and you know what that means. if the supply is tight you are
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going to pay more. the brands such as jeff and "peter pan" are raising prices nearly 40% by the end of the month. well, again it appears mother nature knows best when it comes to eating your veggies or mother knows best. canadian researchers say it could help you beat the odds of developing heart disease on if you have inherited genes for that condition. they studied about 27,000 people found that people who had inherited those genes and ate plenty of raw vegetables, fruits, berries, had fewer heart attacks. >> remember how before a long road trip you didn't have to go to the bathroom, your mom said just try. listen to your mom. the ryan air tells a british newspaper that the irish airline is planning to remove most of the toilets on board its planes. >> what? >> ryan air wants to lose two of the three lavatories and replace them with passenger seats. and that will lower costs up to 5%.
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last yeark the company announced it was installing vending machines on board. which later turned out to be an april fool's joke. we'll see. >> it's not april. is it, roberta? >> no. but it certainly does feel like it in many parts of our microclimates because today's temperatures did average anywhere 3 to 8 degrees above normal. wow i got to look at this. wow! moon rise with wispy clouds overhead. we have a full moon. next time we'll get that is november 11. clear skies across the bay area but notice that one cloud overhead. it's all associated with that right there. in fact let's expand this image here. you have the bank of clouds drifting due west trying to upper cut the ridge rick. it's a dirty ridge of high pressure of the it's providing us with the warmest day of the week tomorrow. but we have those clouds able to move on in.
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so the bottom line is, currently, we have temperatures very nice very summer like in fact in the 70s and 80s away from the bay but a few of those high, thin cirrus clouds drifting overhead. tonight's overnight lows with the mainly clear sky and the full moon. temperatures into the 50s and 60s. tomorrow, three things you need to know. okay, it's going to pan out to be the warmest day. we have a lot of sun and we also have a lot of high surf. not as high as today as 13 feet in pacifica and ocean beach but 10 feet and no rain in the forecast all the way through the weekend. pinpoint your forecast coast central highs 60s and 70s coastal highs due to the wind out of the north that will be down sloping next to the coast drying out the atmosphere. meanwhile, looks like tomorrow's daytime high temperatures into the 80s and 90s. moderate air quality away from the bay inland. a little bit of stagnation going on there as well as an inversion layer. mid-70s in bodega bay to stinson beach.
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otherwise 78 degrees in sausalito. forecasting 80 degrees in san francisco after a high today of 78 degrees. warmer for your thursday, then we bring down the temperature a couple of notches on friday and bump up the cloud cover by friday night. over the weekend due to a trough in the bay area, partly cloudy skies saturday and sunday into monday. no rain. seasonal temperatures monday through wednesday. that's our pinpoint forecast and a full moon. eyewitness news continues from san francisco right after this.
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. no question about it who would make the calls after raiders opener al davis passed away has been answered. coach hue jackson made his first move. the raiders are acquiring outside linebacker aaron curry in a trade with seattle. oakland would send the seahawks reportedly an exchange of 7th round pick in the 2012 draft and a mid round pick in 2013. curry was the overall draft choice in 2009 has been a major
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disappointment and recently lost the starting job. the raiders hope to strengthen their run defense that currently ranks 22nd in the national football league. the flag still flying at half-staff at alameda, raider headquarters, while folks still grieve over the death of al davis. after looking at the game day with the raiders win in houston it was discovered that only 10 players were on the field when michael huff intercepted in the end zone or was somebody else there? >> i did not know immediately. after i had taken a shower, okay, and so it made me truly understand that there is somebody upstairs coach davis watching over this team. >> whenever you have that happens you have al davis looking down on you, now something is going to happen. same guys, somebody else was out there. >> this game is almost shaping up as a tribute to al davis. it's not sold out yet. if it is, it will be televised
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on cbs 5. stay tuned for the fifth quarter extended highlights and interviews after the game. you know the 49ers are 4-1. jim harbaugh has said in the past that winning can make you soft. that is not likely to happen with this team. >> there is a guy who walks around by the name of frederic p soft. he is a guy who sits on your shoulder and talks into your ear. so if we see or hear any evidence of him being on the premises, we will act quickly an desize decisively to get him out of here. next time you take a bike ride, look out. >> whoa! holy cow! [ bleep ] >> scary moment for a 16-year- old who was met by an antelope in south africa all caught on camera by the rider behind him of the he spent the night in the hospital but had minor injuries.
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five million people have seen this on youtube. but how about evan? >> hundreds, eh? can't believe it myself. every time i look at it, it's a shock. after it hit me i was knocked unconscious so i don't know much of the actual experience myself. >> that's a ride he won't forget. uc-davis cross-country runner sarah sumter said she was in the best shape of her life before she made a trip to doctor's office that changed everything. >> my doctor came into the room and said, i need to you come into my office with me alone. said to him, you're not going to tell me anything good, are you? >> no, unfortunate not. >> reporter: it was a normal visit to the office. a missed menstrual period led to something more serious. >> there is an enormous mass in my brain. it was smashing the right half of my brain into the left. the first thought was is this it. >> reporter: sumter was a stat
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champion her senior year at healdsburg and continued that at uc-davis where she won the conference championship as an aggie in 2009 but all that was derailed when the doctors informed her that the tumor had to be removed to save her life. >> the day after i had the mri initially i was going to have a race. my first thought was, wow, this is really inconvenient, i can't race tomorrow. >> reporter: 80% of the tumor was gone 10 days later. she credits doctors for avoiding nerve damage which might have jeopardized her promising running career. she returned september 10 at a meet at sacramento state exactly one year from the day she was diagnosed. >> letting her return to running was something that gave her something to get up and look forward to every day. >> reporter: the coach has been sarah's rock. not many coaches have athletes who are on oral chemotherapy during the season. but she never outwardly complains. >> i don't really know how much
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it's affecting my running or not. it's become essentially a new normal way of living. >> reporter: her ambition of winning a national championship and going to the olympics is now stronger than ever. >> running is like my religion. i feel like it gives me purpose and enhances my experience of the world. >> sarah's back on the track, helped uc-davis do a second place finish recently. amazing story. she is also battling an eating disorder that she had in high school so she's overcome a lot. >> very strong young woman. >> yup. >> inspirational. >> great role model. >> and maybe olympic bound. >> there we go. we'll keep an eye on her. thank you, dennis. see you at 10:00 and 11:00. >> caption colorado, llc ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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