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good afternoon, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. fireworks outside a pleasanton courtroom as prosecutors delayed filing charges against a drunk driving suspect. kpix 5's ryan takeo was there as the victim's family gave the defendant an earful. >> any comment, mr. jones? any message to the family? >> reporter: brian jones didn't want to say anything before court and after prosecutors asked for more time to investigate the case his attorney spoke for him. >> he has been an emotional wreck every second of the day over what happened. he is extremely sorry for what happened. >> reporter: while jones' lawyer extended apologies, in the background hear other people sounding off and drowning out the lawyer. >> just want everybody to know that mr. jones is truly remorseful for what happened. [ yelling in the background ] >> he has been an emotional wreck. >> reporter: police say jones was driving drunk when he crashed into this livermore
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apartment billing killing esperanza morales and her 14- month-old daughter saturday while they were at a family barbecue. >> you are a murderer. >> killer. >> you don't deserve to be breathing! >> reporter: they followed him into the parking lot reminding him of the pain he is accused of causing. >> murderer! killer! >> reporter: after he was driven past signs that read guilty and justice, friends voiced frustration no charges have been brought yet and jones is still a free man. >> what more proof do they need, more bodies? it's not fair. it's not fair. it's not justice. >> reporter: jones is due back in court may 28. the family and friends say they will be here, too. in pleasanton, ryan takeo, kpix 5. large humpback whale has washed ashore in pacifica. this is the second time a whale has washed up on the beach in the last month. the humpback whale is a half mile from the sharp park beach parking lot there. right now, biologists are trying to determine if they can perform a necropsy.
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since the whale is still partly in the water it may not be possible. californians get an f when it comes to cutting water use. water useful less than 4% in march compared to the same month in 2013. that doesn't come close to the governor's target of 20%. overall savings having about 9% since last summer and now the state water board is considering emergency action. >> we're proposing that they again either reduce total production by 25% or limit outdoor irrigation to two days per week and what's new from prior iterations of the regulation is a reporting requirement. >> the mandatory targets would be applied to a specific number of water districts. the state also said water districts are not doing enough to crackdown on waste. strong public outcry over video showing san jose officers using physical force to subdue a man. the video shows officers
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arresting 22-year-old juan lopez. kpix 5's kiet do on what the police department is saying about the officer's actions. >> reporter: san jose police have begun an internal investigation over this clip now being viewed by nearly a quarter million people on facebook. it is dark, shaky and lasts three minutes. it has a lot of yelling in it. the video begins with two police officers holding a suspect on the ground. and then more officers arrive and appears to kick and beat the suspect with their fists. and hit him with batons. in the background witnesses are heard telling the officers spanish and english to stop hitting him. >> stop! stop! >> reporter: they continue to plead on camera with the officers saying, police are here to protect us. san jose police responded late last night saying the man in the video 22-year-old juan moreno lopez who tossed something into the bushes as officers got closer. they say they chased lopez on foot into a busy intersection
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where he, quote, turned towards the officers in a combative manner. lopez then attempted to attack one officer with a bottle. lopez continued to resist arrest and officers used physical force to subdue with little effect. he was placed on a guerney due to his continuous violent behavior in a four-point restraint. he was booked on charges including assault with a deadly weapon, possession every meth, destruction of evidence and resisting arrest. in downtown san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. several complaints against the police have already been filed by the office of the independent police auditor. right now a private memorial service is being held at stanford for tech executive david goldberg. he was well known as the ceo of survey monkey and he was also married to facebook executive sheryl sandberg. mexican government officials say the 47-year-old fell off a treadmill friday and died of a head injury. president obama wrote in tribute that goldberg, quote, was always looking for ways to
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empower others. field of republican presidential nominees keeps growing. another contender stepping into the 2016 race. meanwhile, the front running democratic presidential candidate continues to fight a scandal. craig boswell has the very latest from washington. >> reporter: republican mike huckabee chose his hometown hope arkansas to officially announce he is entering the 2016 presidential race. >> it seems perfectly fitting that it would be here that i announce that i am a candidate for president of the united states of america. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the former arkansas governor and baptist preacher won the 2008 iowa caucuses with the support of social conservatives. huckabee joins five other republicans already in the race including dr. ben carson and former hewlett-packard ceo carly fiorina who announced monday. each of the gop candidates is already drawing a contrast with hillary clinton the front- runner for the democratic nomination on the campaign trail today in nevada. clinton suing cinco de mayo to
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court hispanic voters pressing for a pathway to citizenship as part of comprehensive immigration reform. her las vegas stop comes as a critical book hits store shelves. clinton cash raises questions about donations to the family's foundation while she served as secretary of state. >> i'll tell you what the real effect of that book is. it stirs the republican base. this book reminds republicans of some of the things they dislike about hillary clinton. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is rolling out an online rebuttal called the briefing to refute claims in the book. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. >> hillary clinton will address the terrorist attacks in benghazi as well as her personal email preferences when she testifies before congress on may 18. you're probably feeling the pinch at the gas pump. california gas prices jumped 31 cents in the last week. right now, in san francisco, a consumer watchdog group is showing how much oil companies profit from gas price spikes. a top chevron executive reportedly admitted the company
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made nearly half a billion dollars off the recent price jumps. it looks like this car took a wrong turn. a mini cooper wound up on the rocks of yerba buena island this morning. there was no one in the car. san francisco firefighters are trying to figure out how to got there. peaceful rally outside a morgan hill high school. the group says it's taking a stand for free speech and defending the american flag. this is the second year protestors have demonstrated outside live oak high school. back on may 5, 2010, four students with american flag shirts were told to turn them inside out or be sent home. that led to a lawsuit. >> because we feel that our american flag is a positive symbol of american freedom and we can't see why anyone would find that offensive. >> court ruled in favor of the school's decision to send the students home saying safety on campus is more important than free speech. oakland mayor libby schaaf will ask leaders to consider
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boothing the police force when she unveils the budget proposal today in the wake of the may day vandalism last friday. the plan would add 40 new officers over the next two years costing more than $7 million bringing the total number of cops to 762. today the giants will deliver a ballot measure to the city attorney a revised plan for the mixed use development across at at&t park. the new design is a reaction to approximately ticks over waterfront development. it will have twice as much affordable housing and shorter buildings in a space currently used for parking. city voters will vote on that this coming november. fans are getting ready to pack oracle arena. the warriors are back in the bay area and all eyes are on steph curry. >> a drought and problem. the insects sucking the life out of our california trees. >> good afternoon, everybody, from the kpix 5 weather center. it's cinco de mayo and on this 5th day of the month of may, the coast is clear.
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we'll tell you for how long and showers in the forecast, coming up. life's super scary sounds. and sneaking in without moving the bed.
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life's super scary sounds. and sneaking in without moving the bed.
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the dow isn't doing well now. down 151 points. california's drought is causing an infestation of bark beetles destroying trees. it's an epidemic in some areas. teri okita reports from idyllwild, california. >> reporter: the bark beetle feasts on california pines. this 125-foot ponderosa pine fell victim to an army of beetles. >> there's thousands of them
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and they are very small very tiny beetles. about the size of a grain of rice. >> but they can do big damage. >> huge. yes. >> reporter: the tiny pest killed an estimated 800,000 acres of trees last year. dead stalks are popping up amongst the evergreen landscape, particularly in the forests of central california. >> we're going to see stands of standing dead red trees this summer. that's going to increase the fire hazard in an around communities all across the state. >> reporter: the beetles eat a path through the bark and lay more than 12 million beetle eggs a year. it's hard for forestry experts to keep pace with the problem. the rare days of mountain mist in southern california do little to help drought conditions. making it more difficult for tree removal crews to cut down dead pines destroyed by the beetles. noah whitney has been cutting trees for 17 years and has never seen it this bad.
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>> we have a forest that's really suffering right now. you're not just talking about a handful of trees. you're talking about thousands and thousands of acres of trees. >> reporter: experts say without sustained rain in the forecast, the trees will continue to come under attack from these tiny predators. teri okita for cbs news, idyllwild, california. >> bark beetles used to come out in late summer but with the drought they attack year round. well, a little bit of rain would be mighty handy about this time. but my guess is, roberta -- >> yes in. >> do we have some coming? >> we have a good chance of it. each computer model keeps coming into the weather center, that chance gets better. good afternoon, everyone. let's call on our weather watchers and see who is up and around at this lunch hour. how about that one right there 68 degrees. that would be robert sullivan who just record in from redwood city. he is reporting sunshine maybe a few passing clouds. thanks, robert. hopefully you're having a nice lunch. it looks like we have most of the clouds already moving out
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of the bay area. take a look at this right here. this is a view of -- a bird's- eye view from san francisco looking out towards the golden gate bridge where currently, we do have temperatures responding nicely to the sunshine. our air temperature right now in the concord area is 68 degrees. it is 64 degrees in santa rosa. here's the deal see that area of low pressure upstream, that has been mixing out our marine layer as it begins to descend south. upstream, again we have another brand-new upper level disturbance that right now computer models want to brush up against the bay area producing that good chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms, as well. perhaps maybe .10" of rain. so here you start to see the rain move in towards the central valley tomorrow at high noon. and then look at our thursday. at 6:00 in the morning, for the morning commute, really an east bay and south bay event. and then maybe a scattered shower hit and miss throughout the daytime hours so we'll keep our fingers crossed even if it's just a little amount of rain. nevertheless, it looks like
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about .10". 80s in redding today and 64 in the high sierra. numbers are close to average for this fifth day of the month. 50s at the coast, 60s bayside and into the peninsula. mountain view where you should be for this time of the year at 68 degrees. a strong west wind 10 to 20 in napa today. low 70s is more of an onshore flow so it's still cool but you have to keep in mind, these temperatures are very close to average. there's that good chance of rain showers on thursday and into your friday. a very quiet weather pattern saturday through monday. play ball, there's so much going the warriors, cinco de mayo, and we have baseball at 7:15 tonight. vogelsong on the mound for the good guys. dress in layers. 58 degrees falling to 54. i need you! i need you, you and you. weather watchers! cbssf.com/weatherwatchers. >> and that guy. >> and you over there. i see you hide there is. >> not talking to us. he is talking to you. >> i mean you!
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[ laughter ] cinco de mayo we have a little baseball and like you said a little hoop. game day for the warriors as they tip off in game 2 with memphis. ryan takeo explains it's a two fer tonight. a play-off game and a little bit of history too. >> reporter: we are here inside an empt oracle arena. before the game against the grizzlies a pre-game ceremony will give steph curry his mvp award he was given yesterday. he will hoist the trophy here before the game and yesterday, he thanked his father in an emotional moment at a press conference. >> pops, you're the example of what a true professional is on and off the court. you -- i remember a lot of your career, um, and to be able to follow in your footsteps, it, um, it means a lot to me. >> reporter: it's only the second time a warriors player has won the league mvp award
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the other winner wilt chamberlain when the team was in philadelphia. the warriors's 6 7 season wins hit a franchise record. they are looking to win their 22nd straight home game tonight. at oracle arena ryan takeo, kpix 5. >> no word if the point guard for the grizzlies will play. doubtful but we'll see. he had a facial fracture. nutrition first the latest trend in casual dining. and what's cool about your school? email your nominations to us at coolschools@kpix.com. we may come and feature your school on the show. any flavor of ice cream. your favorite style of cake. endless possibilities.
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baskin robbins mother's day cakes. pick one up today.
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time for lunch and we have a pasta love's delight. today tony and daughter stephanie tantillo are serving up a dish of tortellini and mushrooms. >> cheese tortellini, mushrooms, white wine, a couple of things in here. a few ingredients for something good when you have really good ingredients. we sauteed up garlic in oil and
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added chopped mushrooms and parsley, which go together beautifully. we deglazed white wine and added the tortellini about 50% done pasta water and they're all cooking together here. a little bit of pepper. that's all you need. make sure you salt the mushrooms after they are in here you don't want to salt them before you cook them because then they'll just shrivel up. >> look how beautiful this is. >> nice sauce. >> nice. >> how is it? >> mmm! >> delicious! beautiful! thank you, bella. well, when it comes to choosing healthy food options, people usually don't turn to fast food. but it doesn't have to be bad for you. new fast food chains are popping up across the country to keep up with customer demands for healthier food options. many of them have even adopted a farm-to-table philosophy. and it's paying off.
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sales in the industry totaled $384 million in 2014. that's up 30% from the previous year. >> people have become more sophisticated around food because of the farmer's markets because a lot of the innovative chefs. >> these healthy fast and casual restaurants will dig deeper into your pocket than traditional fast food dollar menus, usually $8 to $12. trending now an energy drink out of the san joaquin county causing controversy with its name. it's called 5150. in police lingo that's a request for a psychiatric hold. the drink's tag line, live the madness. well, mental health advocates say it's offensive saying it's no joke. may is mental health awareness month. stars were out this year for the met gala known as new york's party of the year and celebrities did not disappoint at the annual costume ball. this year's theme, china through the looking glass. and singer rihanna wore one of the most memorable numbers. take a look.
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her fur trimmed yellow cape. it required three wranglers. that's high maintenance. and sheer dresses like beyonce seem to be a trend. look at this. sarah jessica parker's headdress. i don't know about that. >> me neither. >> if you have a consumer problem or question, call our hotline at 888-5-helps-u. volunteers are there right now. we'll be right back.
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coming up tonight at 5:00, claims of a rental car ripoff. a warning before your next vacation. the sneaky way companies are accused of charging you for hidden damages. those stories and more tonight at 5:00. >> all right. and as you said, a lot going on today. >> yes. i'm emceeing a cinco de mayo event later on tonight. the latin triband will be playing. see you there. >> are you going to be dancing? >> i am. i have my dancing shoes
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>> rick: you're pathetic, you know that? you can't say anything against me, so you go after maya? >> ridge: i'm not saying anything against maya. >> rick: you're trying to make me doubt her. >> ridge: you're being misled. >> rick: yeah. by you. >> ridge: oh, ricky. [ sighs ] i'm trying to help you, god knows why, because the way you treat people, you deserve to get burned. but not like this. i know how much you value maya's loyalty, and you think she's the only one you can trust. well, she's not who you think she is.

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