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>> live, from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix5 news. >> the new year starts with a freeze warning for parts of the bay area tonight. and some big changes are on the way. >> let's get right to brian hackney in the weather center tonight. >> first freezing, then raining. it is all going to happen this weekend. and both our extremes. we are already below freezing in santa rosa. the numbers are plummeting. we have freeze warnings posted. concord is down to 39. stand rosa, 31 degrees. livermore, 39. it goes south from there. the warnings are posted for the north bay valleys but what happens later in the weekend is especially interesting. the overnight lows tonight, 27 degrees. 27 for fairfield. and 20 degrees at livermore. but, it won't be long before
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you see graphics like this. heavy rain, gusty winds, that's for midweek. but we get rain before that too. suffice it to say things are changing fairly big time as we get into monday and tuesday and wednesday. weather details for you in a few minutes. >> kpix5's christin ayers is in a chilly walnut creek tonight. christin? >> reporter: yeah. it is 37 degrees out here. we have the temperature gauge up there. and it is cold out here. there is also a spare the air warning tomorrow. you can't burn fires in your fireplace and out door. still people here are making the best of the chilly weather. if you can't beat the cold, lace up your skates and celebrate it. these skaters spent new year's day at the rink in downtown walnut creek dressed for the chill. >> i wear a jacket, gloves, and a scarf. >> i like it. it is cold, frost, and it makes
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me feel good. >> reporter: this man just returned from the philippines and came back to a cold snap. temperatures chill by but not cold enough to keep people on main street from hitting an ice cream shop. >> it is a guilty pleasure. the cold, the irony of trying to keep warm. >> it is delicious no matter what temperature it is outside. >> reporter: those people were a lot more good natured about the cold than i have been. with the spare the air warning from saturday at midnight, sunday at midnight, no wood burning. if you do, you could get a $100 fine. christin ayers, kpix5. breaking news in san jose. a pedestrian has been struck and killed by a vehicle. happened on the 280 onramp, the southbound 101 at 8:30 tonight. chp believes the victim may have been a transient walking to a homeless encampment an exit away. he was apparently trying to
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cross three lanes of traffic to get to the median when he was hit. the driver is cooperating. the onramp was closed half an hour. this just in. the victim of a brutal mob attack at a carl's jr. at san jose has died from her injuries. it happened tuesday night at white and quimby in east san jose. witnesses tell mercury news a group of men wearing dallas cowboys beanies stabbed the woman and the man she was in. he remains in critical condition. several arrests have been made. a pleasant hill woman is suing burger king over a cup of spilled coffee. according to the contra costa times, karen dunn claims a drive through employee did not make sure the lid was on tight before giving it to her. the coffee was spilled and she was burned so badly she missed weeks of work. this allegedly happened in july. so far, burger king is not
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commenting. the lawsuit seeks unspecified damages. in sonoma county, some people are stocking up on bottled water after an e. coli scare. emily turner says the warning is going out. don't drink from the tap. >> reporter: in is the neighborhood where it happened and this is also the neighborhood where several weeks ago l was a sewage overflow and folks who live here say they think that is what is to blame. the sonoma county health department says at least two wells in the cannon manor neighborhood have extremely high levels of e. coli. they have been ordered not to use those wells. others nearby have been warned while test results come back. anyone who has a contaminated well has been switched to city water. >> it is a very difficult problem. that's the reason they made us about two years ago hook up to city sewer and water to get away from the contamination. >> reporter: but switching to
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city waltzer a hot topic. these folks say it cost them $23,000 to hook up to the system so many have stuck with wells. if this bacteria outbreak spreads, they worry it could be bad for more spokes. >> does that worry you for them? >> of course yes. >> reporter: i talked to several people off camera, they are testing their well to make sure they are safe. luckily, the health deny says no one has gotten sick so far. emily turner, kpix5. a photographer hired to shoot new year's eve fireworks in dubai tells a harrowing story of how he escaped a towering inferno. smoke still surrounds the skyscraper that was engulfed in flames yesterday. the photographer was stuck on a balcony on the 48th floor. an escape was not an option. after two hours, the 37-year- old came up with a plan to
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repel down the building on a window washer's cable. >> i prayed that if this is my last chance, so be it. >> as the photographer started going over the edge of the billing, firefighters found him and saved his life. well, two people have been killed and four seriously injured after a shooting near a pub in tel aviv. the whole event was caught on camera. israeli police are searching the scene and conducting a man hunt for the suspect. so far, officials have not confirmed if the incident was criminal or if there were terrorist motives. witnesses say someone dressed in all black carried out the attack with what they thought look like a military style assault rifle. tonight, president obama says since congress won't act on gun control, he will. kpix5 reporter andria borba is in the news room with a look at his options. >> reporter: well, betty, the president is set to meet with
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the attorney general loretta lynch on monday to go over his options. in his weekly white house address, president obama introduced one of his new year's resolutions. executive action on gun violence. >> i directed my team a the white house to look into any new actions i can take to help reduce gun violence. >> reporter: the president hinted at possible executive action after the mass shooting at umpqua community college in roseberg, oregon. roses tell cbs news he is looking into expanding the definition of who is in the business of selling guns so more sales trigger background checks. also a possibility, requiring better reporting of lost and stolen guns. an issue that hits home for the bay area after the death of kate steinle on pier 14 and the murders of two people in san francisco and marin county allegedly by a group of drifters. both cases involved guns stolen out of cars. >> we nooky can't stop every act of violence, but what if we try to stop one? what if congress did something,
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anything to protect our kids? >> reporter: mr. obama said unilateral action was necessary after the republican led congress didn't pass laws to require background checking for online purchases or at gun shows. he could announce his plans at the end of next week. in the news room, andria borba, kpix5. gun laws in california just change. reporter lori perez on the action worried families can now take. >> reporter: one of california's new gun laws lets family members ask a judge to remove firearms from a loved one the judge deems dangerous. this was after the deadly rampage at uc santa barbara. his family was worried about his mental health. >> if a family has the insight
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and the courage to pick up the phone and go to court and report that someone they love is a danger to others, let's do what we can to support them. >> reporter: new law bans concealed weapons from campuses and requires toy companies to make toy guns in bright colors that police can easily tell apart from real weapons. despite some regular and loud opposition because of a new vaccine law, students can no longer use religious or personal beliefs to dodge vaccine requirements in schools. they can delay the vaccinations but only if they have filled out paperwork that was due today. hover boards were one of the season's heavyweight gifts but some kids might not get to use them much. hover board riders need to be at least 16 years old and wear a helmet. one of the most emotional debates in 2015 centers around the assisted suicide bill. doctors are now allowed to prescribe lethal doses of drugs
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if their terminally ill patients want to die. this law will go into effect 90 days after a special session which could happen this month. the bill is rooted in the story of brittany maynerd, a terminally ill woman who moved from california to oregon to end her life. >> i hope my family is still proud of me. >> lori perez reporting. those are just some of the hundreds of new laws that took effect in california today. presidential hopeful carly fiorina roots against the bay area to try and win votes. >> a lot of people took an uber home on new years only to wake up to some serious sticker shock. >> and the science of slimming down. the magic numbers to hit if you want to get fit in 2016. ,,,,
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♪ (vo) some call it giving back. we call it share the love. during our share the love event, get a new subaru, and we'll donate $250 to those in need. bringing our total donations to over sixty-five million dollars. and bringing love where it's needed most. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. iowa caucuses. the candidates are >> the first major electoral event of the year takes place one month from today.
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the iowa caucuses. the candidates are upping their game. in the case of carly fiorina, kpix5's sharon chin tells us that means rooting against the bay area. >> reporter: squirreled above the rose parade, america is great, trump is disgusting. an alabama businessman explains why he bought the ads attacking donald trump. >> the other candidates can't get down in the gutter with him. i can and i will. >> reporter: nationwide trump leads the gop contenders. polls show he is double digits ahead of senator ted cruz, but cruz leads in iowa. site of the first caucus. >> we will win the nomination. >> reporter: just how important is iowa? >> i will keep talking to people of iowa and they will vote. >> reporter: it is big enough for carly fiorina to ditch her stanford team and root for iowa. she tweeted rooting for a hawk eyes win today. some called this graceful pandering. another said can someone put
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out an apb on carly fiorina's spine. and ben carson is regrouping after five staffers including three top advisers left his campaign. meanwhile among democrats, front runner hillary clinton is bringing her husband, former president bill clinton with her. the winners at iowa hope to ride the momentum to the first primary in new hampshire on february 9 followed by supertuesday on march 1 when 12 states hold their primaries. by then, we should have a clear idea of who is going to go head to head in the november presidential election. in san jose, sharon chin, kpix5. tributes are pouring in tonight for jazz icon natalie cole. ♪ unforgettable in every way >> her voice was unforgettable
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in every way. she followed in the footsteps of her father nat king cole. >> she was from a royal family of music. she will be greatly missed. she didn't have the easiest life. and she is just a great example of courage and perseverance. >> natalie cole died in last los angeles of congestive heart failure. she was 65 years old. bill cosby breaks his silence for the first time since his arrest this week on his sexual assault charge. he tweeted this message. friends and fans, thank you. the reaction in the twitter verse, mostly negative. he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his home back in 2004. his attorney says the charge is unjustified. well, waking up new year with a headache is not bad enough, a number of uber users suffered sticker shock for how much they were charged for a ride home. $88 to get to the party. and more than $300 for the ride
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home. another charge shows $257 for a 15 minute ride home at 3:00 in the morning. but, they can't say they weren't warned. uber said they were going to charge more for rides on new year's eve because of the high demand for rides and not enough drivers. >> you should always be notified. you can always get a fair estimate and split the fare. >> still, riders complained the surge pricing was exorbitant and unnecessary. some users are so angry they say they are swearing off uber for good and will uninstall the app. did you make a new year's resolution? 41% of americans want to be healthier. 40% need to lose weight. what will it take? >> so, you want to also look at your rate of perceived exertion. >> reporter: david marcus ran three marathons, but that was more than a decade ago. >> i have a demanding job, a
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family. >> reporter: now, at age 45, he is recommitting to an exercise routine. >> i want to be healthy so i can be there for my kids and family as long as i can. >> reporter: u.s. guidelines suggest weekly 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity or 150 minutes of moderate activity. vigorous activity includes running, jumping rope, playing squash at an intensity where you cant say more than a few words at a time. moderate activity includes brisk walks, dancing, or biking but where you can talk but not sing. >> moderate exercise makes you live longer. it improves your blood pressure, your glucose control so you don't get diabetes. your cholesterol level is lower. >> reporter: your heart rate is another way to gauge activity levels. start with 220 and subtract your age. moderate activity is 50 to 70% of that number, a heart rate of
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85 to 120 for an 80-year-old. california is rocking and rolling tonight. there was a 2.6 earthquake in pittsburgh half an hour ago. and about 90 minutes before that, there was a 4.5 off the far northern coast. it struck about 44 miles southwest of eureka. the usgs says there was no tsunami threat. a news crew in oklahoma city had just finished reporting on their first eyes win quake of 2016 when this happened. >> watching a cold start. >> speaking of which, we are having an earthquake right now. >> how about that? our second one of the new year. >> this is a good one. it is still going. >> and on sky cam, it is our first to see it shaking around. that was not wind. >> we have some plexiglass. >> only minor damage was reported. >> i think they are more excited about the tornadoes. we just got the
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earthquakes. another one tonight. a remind tore be prepared. as for the boy scouts. in concord, 39 degrees. in livermore, 39. we continue cold tonight. but lit be warmer tomorrow night. for the foreseeable future. it will not be as cold. certainly still a chill in the air. showers are due into the bay area as we take a bite out of the high pressure by sunday. and then, that open it is door to a wet week ahead. heavy rain and wind, tuesday through wednesday. we will pick up a significant amount of rain from this. so there will be a lot to talk about. futurecast bears this out. saturday is just cloudy. we have another day to get things ready for what will be relentless. we will get some breaks but it is going to start getting wet here on sunday morning. and, it is not going to really let up. we have a little bit of a break later on monday. but, after monday, tuesday, and wednesday and thursday look pretty wet and pretty windy.
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so, let's get ready by 7:00 on monday night. more scattered showers. snow pack is looking not bad. it is 105% overall. so, we are way ahead of last year. but, that is not saying much. we will certainly add to it in the coming weeks. so one more cold night, showers by sunday. heavy rain by tuesday. and that rain continues into wednesday and thursday. if you are headed out of the bay area, fog in the central valley. lows all the way down to 27 in santa rosa. 27 fairfield. san jose, a degree above friezingful forecast highs tomorrow, under a thin veil of high clouds. here comes the rain on sunday. and, a little bit of a break on monday. not quite as heavy before it sets in tuesday and wednesday and thursday. friday, mostly cloudy. and i think you will look really nice in the blue kpix5 jacket. >> with the hood. >> i plan to wear that all next
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week. >> you better. you better have two. >> all right, thanks. oh baby. meet the little guy who just claimed some new year's bragging rights. t baby of 20-16 was born... right at e stroke of midnight. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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james pierce weig >> the bay area's first baby of 2016 was born right at midnight. >> edward james pierce weighed in seven pounds 12 ounces, 20 inches long. he was born in eden medical center in castro valley. when mom michelle glanced up at the clock, she couldn't believe it. >> i didn't think he would be the first baby of the year but it is awesome how the timing just was perfect. >> but the new arrival was actually a little late. he was due on saturday. >> they always have their own schedule. >> how do you look at a clock when you deliver a baby? i have no idea. >> oh gosh. >> the clock was out of my
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mind, that's for sure. coming up, we have college hoops few year's day, cardinal christian mccaffrey running wild. breaking records. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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team's play in the rose bowl made quite a statement >> stanford's david shaw like to say his team doesn't make statements, they play football. but the team's play in the rose bowl make a statement. for the mccaffrey family they were in their seats on time. christian was ready to go. >> to the middle. and it is complete. will he score on the first play from scrimmage? yes. >> stanford now up. mccaffr eye returns the punt. 63 yards and this is good for another touchdown. he sets a rose bowl record with 368 all purpose yards. stanford blows out iowa 45-16 for their second rose bowl win in four years and also, maybe send a message to the heisman voters that they got it wrong last month. >> great players always play with a chip on their shoulder.
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i'm someone who believing in having motivation. >> i think it is just icing open the cake for us. apparently, the games were too late. >> back on the farm, stanford basketball tied at 63-63. utah's brandon taylor missed two free-throws. so they turn to roscoe allen. take a look. goes up, gets and one. he finished with 17 points. stanford comes back from 12 down. >> not just matthews. collectively, the two youngest. >> reporter: coasting california, cal jumped out to a lead. brown throws down the dunk. ivan rav was on the court long enough for the ally-oop. cal beats colorado 79-65. and it appears jim harbaugh did not make laying off the
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refs his new year's resolution. it was all blue. jake rudolph with a wide open for one of his three touchdown passes and the wolverines throw out florida. michigan wins ten game ins year one of the harbaugh era. one 49er is happy for their former coach. colin kaepernick said congrats to coach harbaugh. just a few hours later he responded thanks cap, much appreciated. means a lot. all the best in 2016. the new year did not change jim harbaugh in his intensity. >> not at all. >> nothing will change him. jim is jim and we miss him. >> khakis are khakis. >> he will always wear those. >> we'll be right back. the late show with stephen colbert is next. our next newscast is,,,,,,,,
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>> so whatever i yearends you have, do them tomorrow. >> an inch-and-a-half in san jose. more than two inches in the san jose mountains. that is just the beginning.
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there is more rain each successful day. >> stay safe, have a good weekend. >> welcome stephen colbert! >> stephen: hey! ( band playing intro music ) ( cheers and applause ) captioning sponsored by cbs ♪ ♪ hey, welcome to the late show! hello! hello. >> stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! >> stephen: thank you very much. thanks, everybody. welcome to the late show! thanks so much! ( cheers and applause ) welcome, everybody

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