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the sheriff's department, there were barricades blocking every entrance. deputies in riot gear were standing by. >> silence. we need respect for andy and his family. >> what happened was not right. i know we are mad, but we want to do this in a peaceful way. peaceful is the only way to do it. >> one week after andy lopez was shot and killed, there is growing discontent with law enforcement and little emailing pa think for the deputy who killed lopez, deputy derek gelhouse. the sheriff says he feels terrible. he has been with the force 20 years. >> there have ben -- been several threats against the deputy. so we have to balance the
deputy's safety with the understanding that the media wants to report and the public wants to know. >> a call to lawmakers to take action. the community review board will be involved in any officer- involved shooting like this one. >> reporter: the sheriff's department is not handling this investigation. it is being handed over to the santa rosa police department to investigate. julia goodrich kpix 5. >> in the meantime, family and friends are gathering at resurrection church for the teenager's funeral tonight. taking a look live now outside the service. mourners also got a chance to say their last good-bye to andy on sunday, but his actual burial is still to be announced. medical issues once again delayed the court appearance for the woman accused of driving drink killing a menlo park couple.
the 54-year-old was originally due in court yesterday but she complained of chest pain and her arraignment was postponed today. after another medical issue today, the arraignment was postponed until tomorrow. she faces vehicular manslaughter and dui charges. she has a prior dui conviction and was on probation when police say she hit and killed a couple last thursday. the suspect's brother says his sister is bipolar and didn't remember being in an accident. >> she is not mentally or physically stable. that is why she can't come to court because it finally set in what happened and she is not able to bear it mentally and emotionally. >> a private funeral service for the victims will be held tomorrow with a public memorial on thursday. a marin county jury began the case ovating ager who stole a lamborghini who belonged to
celebrity chef guy fieri. he was shooting at a girl he was interested in and her boyfriend. if convicted, wade faces decades in prison. it has been dry october in the bay area. let me show you how low the water level is at the reservoir. first time in decades the bay area has not seen any rain during the month of kpix 5's ann notarangelo in antioch, despite the way that looks, you found out our water supply, despite how it looks, not that bad. >> reporter: it is just about full. this is the contra costa water district, so we need rain. water managers across the bay area will be doing what we're doing, watching and waiting for the rainy season. >> if only these clouds contained rain. >> we have been dry since january. we had heavy rains last november and december, and then
mother nature shut off. >> we keep waiting for rain and thought maybe october would bring some, but historically october has been unpredict. last january we got third of an inch. for the most part, that was below average. this year, it has been bone dry. chopper5 took these pictures today where the water levels look alarmingly low. santa clara valley water district says overall it is 81% normal for this time of year. marin water supply which relies completely on rainfall is at 97% normal. so, why are we still okay? we can thank the storms that came in at the end of 2012. >> today our reservoirs are until good shape. they are exactly where we want them to be. they are about three quarters full, which is just right as we go into the rainy season. >> east bay municipal utility district says they have 97% of their average storage. contra costa water says they are also in good shape.
>> because of the storage that we have and also supplies available in the delta, we are looking okay. >> the state regulates overall water policy and if needed would declare a draught, but there are no such mandate yet. in california, you're forced to be patient. >> keeping really careful tabs on mother nature. we're going to be watching the forecast. >> our habitat changed. in fact, many water districts say their systems aren't as taxed because more people are conserving, which is good. >> we have enough water to use, but we don't have enough to waste. >> reporter: the rainy season begins november first. it lasts until march, which means it is going to be spring before we have any idea whether or not there is hasn't tour water conservation in our future. ann notarangelo, kpix 5 in antioch. now to chief meteorologist paul deanno. been a long time since we have seen an october this dry.
>> reporter: back in 1980, right before ronald reagan was elected president. we will do that again this year. here is the radar. had a couple sprinkles around the bay area. we are zero for october in san jose. zero for october in livermore. we are officially zero for october in san francisco. i am not looking at any rainfall over the next couple days. you know where we did see precipitation? in the sierra. some areas got up to 14 to 18 inches of rainfall. some ski resorts even flirting with the idea of opening on a limited basis as soon as this weekend. take look at the snowfall totals. a foot and a half of new snow. north star 14 inches and 9 inchesover fresh water at kirkwood. we will talk about the next front and what it will do in a few short minutes. >> paul, thank you. take look at all this
graffiti. it is all over oakland. it is getting worse. the city says its tagging numbers re60% higher than just a couple years ago. as kpix 5's ryan takeo shows us, some people are fighting the taggers with paint of their own. >> i'm tired of it. >> mike mccarthy was so tired of seeing tagging outside his dark he paid up -- he paid up. >> he thinks it is a steal. >> saving me a lot of money in labor. >> once a week his workers used to paint the business' wall. he said it added up to 5 grand a year. >> we haven't had to pay it in weeks. >> the same people that are tagging my building are the same ones i hired to do it. >> he hopes that's not the case and stands by the new walls.
>> generally, it's not them that are going out doing the vandalism. >> mundo is a moore idealist. his organization has spray sprinted hundreds of projects over oakland. this one predicts the 131 murdered in city limits last year. he says this city is wasting none abatements. mundo says that is just covering up graffiti short term. >> we need a more proactive solution by involving muralist. >> anisomer frustrated businesses who are not afraid to pay up, muralist could be the answer. >> mundo's organization does not charge companies. grants usually pay for the work. popular hot sauce burning up more than just the taste buds. >> my eyes are burning. your nose is running. the lawsuit that could cut
made their anger in san francisco over a proposal to close city parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m. community leaders made their thoughts known about the proposal today on the steps of city hall. the idea is the brain child of supervisor scott weiner. he says san francisco is the only large city in the country without statutory opening and closing hours for parks. >> and so we have a situation in san francisco where we have a growing amount of vandalism, a lot of vandalism and dumping in our parks. it almost all happens in the middle of the night. >> this legislation is a lie.
it's just done nothing but to garner headlines to try and demonize homeless people, push them out of the city. >> weiner says the vandalism park like this one is so serious it costs the park a million dollars a year to clean up. a popular hot sauce maker is in some hot water tonight. the southern california city of irwindale has filed a public sue sans lawsuit against a sriacha factory. people complain it left them with burning eyes and throats and headaches. it is so bad they want to stop production at the company while the company submits a plan to minimize the smell. >> your eyes are burning, filling your nose, tingling, you want to sneeze. it is like cooking chili in your house. kind of unbearable. >> the company's chief executive says if his factory is shut down the price of the product will jump significantly as there's already a hard time
investors are encouraged by 2-day meeting of the federal reserve that began today. an all day rally leaves the dow closing at an all-time high today. the dow closed up 111 points to 15,680. the s&p added 10 points. set another record close. investors are expecting the feds to keep interest rates steady and the economic stimulus program in place. it is the first time we are hearing an official apology for the rocky rollout of the health care website. >> and two the millions of americans who have attempted to use the website to shop and enroll in health care coverage, i want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should. we know how desperately you need affordable coverage. >> if website administrator in the hot seat on capital hill today responding to firey questions from lawmakers. she says the website is workingings just slower andless
successfully than planned. >> if you are under the age of 26 and you are eligible to stay on your parents' plans, you cannot receive subsidies. >> you're right. >> and there is nothing on your website that tells an under 26- year-old those facts. >> what i can guarantee is we have a system that's working. we're going to improve the speed of that system. >> excuse me? >> yes. >> you're saying the system right now is working? >> health and human services secretary is expected to testify tomorrow that teachers private contractors who built the website are the ones at fault. meanwhile, more out rage aimed at president bay area ma for this statement. >> if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it. >> hundreds of thousands of americans finding out president bay area ma's promise isn't entirely accurate. insurers are telling more than 2 million americans they will lose their existing coverage because it does not meet new
government requirements. covered california estimates it's almost 1 million in the state alone. those people will vallejo to sign -- have to sign up for a new plan through obamacare. the national director is defending a plan of spying. he says it is common practice to make sure what the leaders are saying gels with what is actually going on. he also said allies have spied on u.s. officials, but cropper denied media reports of phone and email records are collected directly from u.s. citizens. >> what we do not do is spy unlawfully on americans or spy discriminately on the citizens of any company. we only spy for valid foreign intelligence purposes as authorized by law. >> the white house says president obama has ordered a full review of the program is considering changes. new jersey governor marked the one year anniversary of superstorm sandy with a state-
wide prayer service in newark. exactly one year ago, superstorm sandy barreled into the northeast causing $60 billion in damage. the second most costly in history. many coastal towns in new york and new jersey will be holding candle light vigils tonight. well, halloween all about ghosts and goblins, but it is the economy that's spooking people this year. on the consumer watch, julie watts explains why spending is down and what it's going to mean for the holiday. >> wear wolves, sexy pirates, there are plenty of costumes to choose from. there just aren't as many customers in line as there were this time last year. >> come back see us again. happy halloween. >> michael ellis say missof the customers they do have are spending less recycling old costumes. >> this year we have let more people than last year. people looking for a wig or particular makeup. redoing the costumes they had last year so delay need accessories to make it new.
>> the national retail federation estimates americans will spend about a billion dollars less that year. >> consumers are not in a very party-oriented mood. >> our consumer psychologist says lower halloween sales are a good indicator that the all- important holiday sale will fall a bit lack, too. >> it shows us consumers are not motivated. they are a little bit wary and guard. >> she says from the government shut down to the bay area ma care fallout, surveys show consumer confidence is. do that means holiday spending won't likely give economists anything to celebrate. but she says it could be worse. >> it's not the sort of consumer confidence that we find with high unemployment rates. but what it is is consumers that just don't feel like they are in the mood to spend. >> and while a little halloween make believe can certainly lighten the mood, for many this year, spending money on it is a little scary. >> we're looking but we will
probably get what we can from home. >> reporter: the psychologist says last year was a banner year so it is not surprising numbers are down. but consumer isn't the only thing working against the holiday spendling forecast because thanksgiving falls at tend of the month and there is also a shorter holiday season for shopping. give us a call at 888-5 helps you. >> there are lots of options for costumes. >> reporter: there are plenty. people are getting more creative and making them themselves. >> all right, julie. if you're watching free tv during your flight and it is not enough to get you to bang southwest. the airline is adding another perk. you can borrow aeneid pap for in-flight entertainment for passengers flying between midway chicago, denver, oakland. you can check out the ipad before your flight. you do have to return it when you land. that's called borrowing. otherwise, you would be stealing it. >> reporter: you would be taking it and they will get you for sure jezebel, fall is here.
>> it felt like it today. >> definitely. >> reporter: this was crisp fall day with highs barely in the 60s, cloudy much of the day. now we're look at a crisp or just plain old cold night tonight. we have a frost advisory for you in the north bay mountains. berkeley time lapse, a tale of two days. lots to have clouds this morning. like index -- windex being sprayed tonight atmosphere. things will be quite chilly around the bay area tonight. what a gorgeous shot from the lawrence livermore labs. looking live from berkeley with that sunset just about to happen. other pictures around the b we will show you san jose. mainly clear skies. highs only in the 60s. also mount diablo, you are clearing out, too. san francisco 58. livermore 663. san jose and santa rosa also in the low 60s. everybody chilly throughout the day. it will be a cold evening and night. great video i've got to show
you. western europe, brazilian surfer. i want you to meet carlos burly. he set a world record by surfing a 100-foot wave off the coast of portugal. guess what he did before he rode that world record break wave? he helped save the life of a fellow surfer who nearly drowned. she was wiped out, knocked unconscious. he saved her then broke the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed. we're riding a wave here in our temperature trend. the bottom fell out. we have been in the low 60s the past couple days in oakland. tonight, chilly. napa, 40. redwood city 43. san jose 47. it will be the coldest nights since mid-april coming up tonight. our source of air is still coming the north. that area of low pressure sitting now over eastern nevada it's moving away slowly. on the western side of it we are still drawing out air from places like calgary and
winnipeg. it will drag that chilly air all the way down to northern california. we stay chilly tomorrow. tomorrow is kind of a transition day. by thursday, which is important, with all the kids. your kids want to go outside trick or treating, it will be milder. we will keep the sunshine about 5 degrees warmer with friday being the peak. we have the sunshine tomorrow. after that cold start it is still going to be chilly. milder weather moves in for halloween. our next front, which likely will be dry, that will get here sunday, but we will be cooler, cloudier and windier once again this sunday. san jose tomorrow, better but still 7 degrees below average. high of 66. if you like it chilly, in sunnyvale, 65. freemont, high 63. closer to 70, but note there. pittsburgh i 67 for a high. oakland 65. nevada 66. windsor tomorrow, your high 62 degrees. extended forecast, back to the 70s on thursday. mid-70ed untried. saturday, that -- 70s on
friday. we get cooler again. we fall back sunday morning. temperatures will also fall back. we'll head back to the 60s sunday, monday and tuesday. the 80s are gone. 90s are done until spring. this is now decent fall weather. >> typical. >> so we should dress appropriately. >> reporter: exactly. >> thanks. a toxic weapon. how britney spears could be the key to stopping is a mali pirates.
used for residential purposes. the los os altos home being turned into a historical site. now that it is protected they can't tear it down. jobs built the first 100 apple 1 computers in the garage. crews have a new secret weapon to fight off is a mali pirates, britney spears music. >> it is being blasted from ships to deter kidnap attacks. they say the chart topping hit oops i did it again and hit me baby one more time have proved most effective at keeping the bandits away. >> until they discover ear plugs. >> works on older brothers, too. >> there you go. now for a look at what's ahead on the cbs evening news. >> we have scott pelly in new york. >> today the head of the federal health care website admits the sign up is small. we will have more tonight on
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seeking answers on google's mystery barge in the bay... i'm ken bastida. kpix 5 newsroom. here is what's coming up at 6:00 o'clock. san francisco ice mayor talks exclusively with kpix 5 and what he knows about the super secret project. plus, bay area company known for its technology is constructing its own little italy neighborhood.
all and much more coming up tonight. >> thanks for watching. scott pelly evening news coming up next. care web site admits the sign-up is small, and finally says this to the american people. >> i want to apologize to you that the web site has not worked as well as it should. >> pelley: nancy cordes and sharyl attkisson are on the web site fiasco. america's spy master reveals the u.s. has routinely eaves dropped on allied leaders. bob orr on the fury over n.s.a. surveillance. the stock market makes history. anthony mason on what's driving today's numbers. and whatever happened to the people of the inferno? elaine quijano one year after hurricane sandy torched a neighborhood. >> it's a disgrace that we waited this long. captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cb this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.