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later in the afternoon, the water smoothed out a bit. chopper 5 captured this image of two seemingly synchronized surfers riding out a giant wave. [ sound of pounding waves ] >> it was big, a little bumpy and weird, but it was good. i'm stoked. >> weird, definitely a challenge . >> reporter: so we're back live where you're watching a kid named hunter from half moon bay here. he is one of the many who jumped in the water to catch the jumbly gnarly weird waves of the day. bottom line, it's fun out here until it's dangerous. that's not going to stop these guys. reporting live in half moon bay, i'm joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> chunky says it all. in pacifica there were
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mammoth waves. >> it's a guilty pleasure. they are unaware and come down and smash. doesn't hurt anybody but they get wet. >> dozens came out to the pacifica pier to see the giant waves come crashing down. he wanted to get pounded and he got what he wanted. he held on to the railing. he was okay. probably not the smartest thing in the world. >> the high surf warning lasted through the morning hours into the afternoon up to 22 feet. they are going to drop but only a bit over the next couple of hours. we go from a high surf warning to a high surf advisory aren't of the swells will still reach 13 to 17 feet all of in evening -- all of this evening and drop to 10 feet tomorrow afternoon. use caution going anywhere near the water over the next 12 to 18 hours. radar clear, skies are clear , sunshine drying things out but up to the north, the leading edge storm number 5 is
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not that far away. we are dry tonight, isolated showers along the coast. it's 9:00 tomorrow night those of you in the north bay santa rosa, lake county, mendocino county, the next round not too far behind. we'll talk about how much rain to expect and how many more storms there are behind that coming up. they are getting hid hard in the high country, too. checkout this rockslide. a mountain of boulders under way at yosemite. there is no word how long the clean-up will take. it's closed from the park border to big oak flat road. there are other entrances. and there are chain restrictions. the other big story the sell-off on wall street continues three triple-digit drops in as many days. the stock market limped to another painful close today. allen martin has a look at what's causing the turmoil on wall street. >> reporter: one word, china. china the main factor in all of
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this. first let's look at today's closing numbers. the dow jones industrial average down 392 points, or 2.3%. nasdaq dropped 146 points, and the s&p 500 was down 47. now, the stock market tumbled right from the opening bell with the dow dropping hundreds of points within seconds. the trouble continues to spread from china where circuit breakers suspended trading there after the market loves more than 7%. it was the shanghai index's shortest trading day in its 25- year history. weakness in the world's second largest economy has reignited concerns about a global shutdown. >> there are fears that china's economy is doing worse than expected. that's bad news for the rest of the world. it also sent oil prices to a 12- year low with weakening demand expected out of china. and a ban on big chinese investors from selling their shares in chinese firms expires and that could exacerbate the selling even more heading into friday. >> reporter: wall street is hoping for a little comfort in
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tomorrow's u.s. labor report. there are signs pointing to an uptick in hiring. that would be some evidence that even with the troubles abroad, the u.s. economy is staying on track. analysts say not to panic. back to you. >> thank you. governor brown is taking the wraps off his budget plan for the coming year. the $171 billion proposal provides a sizable boost to public education. $71billion for k through 12 and community colleges -- and no tuition hike for ucs. 36billion to fix roads and bridges financed with new fees and taxes. 1.4billion more for medi-cal and more than $500 million for drought and wildfire remedies. still the governor wants to funnel $2 billion more into the state's rainy day fund and not blow current reserves. >> relative to years past, the budget is in good shape. but that still means -- [ laughter ] >> that's where we're going.
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if -- now, by the way, if we do everything i want, there will still be some red but less red. >> this is just the starting point for discussions with lawmakers, he says he wants to emphasize balance and says overspending now will get us into trouble later. and coming up tonight at 6:00, taking a cue from nascar. how a common practice in motorsports could be used to keep track of money in california's politics. this just in. federal agents have arrested a sacramento man for ties to a terror group in syria. the 23-year-old came to the u.s. as a refugee from iraq in 2012. the feds say that he went to syria in 2014 to fight alongside a terror group there and then lied about it. there was no threat to public safety here. he will be in court tomorrow. this comes a day before top white house and intelligence officials are headed to sillicon valley to meet with
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tech industry leaders. their goal is to find ways to combat and disrupt propaganda from islamic militants. terror groups like isis are known to recruit people through social media platforms like twitter and what's app and tomorrow's discussion will also focus on encryption technologies and balancing counter-terrorism efforts and privacy. on the campaign trail, presidential hopeful hillary clinton was in southern california today reaching out to asian-american voters. visiting san gabriel just outside of los angeles, the democratic front-runner officially launched the asian- americans and pacific islanders for hillary group. clinton is trying to make inroads to that group. back in 2012, exit polls revealed that the majority of asian-american voters favored barack obama. the bay area woman caught on video insulting muslims pleaded not guilty today to two counts of battery stemming from this encounter. >> you are very deceived by
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satan! your mind has been taken over, brainwashed! you have nothing but hate! >> denise slater of hayward was captured on cell phone video last month. that's when she approached two muslim men praying in lake chabot park and began yelling obscene remarks before allegedly hitting one of them with her umbrella. slater will be back in court on february 26. and in the east bay police are looking for this woman. she robbed a chase bank in pinole yesterday just before 6:00. investigators say the bandit was likely working alone and was unarmed, slipped the teller a demand note stating that no one would get hurt as long as she got some cash. the teller complied and gave her an unknown amount. san francisco's dolores park is known as a popular gathering spot on a sunny day. but when it reopens to the public next week, some people are concerned about a recurring problem. kpix 5 reporter emily turner explains how the city says it will make sure the park stays
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pristine after its multi- million dollar makeover. emily? >> reporter: one week from tonight, one week, all of these fences are going to be gone and that beautiful green space is going to be open to the public. but that's the question whether or not beautiful green will continue to be a part of dolores park. on any given day during a warm weekend this is what dolores park looks like. and this is the aftermath. it's a multi-million dollar bond project that people have littered, defaced and defecated on. >> for $20 million, we'll see how people will treat this place. >> reporter: the renovations will be finished next week and the park fully opened to the public. the north side opened six months ago and it didn't take long for brown spots to appear in the grass and people to leave enough trash it took a crew of volunteers to clean it up. >> this is a $20 million investment that the city made. what are you doing to make sure you protect something that historically people have
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trashed? >> it begins with making sure that we have constant communication with those that love this park. >> reporter: it's one of the most popular parks in the city and it's easy to see why. but many worry the money will be wasted if the city doesn't take stronger action to keep it up. >> people's trash and waste, um, should constantly be not only monitored but a heavy dose of multicultural education. >> reporter: not something with teeth? >> well, i think there will be enforcement backed up by reminders. >> reporter: there are 23 park rangers who fill that role now, 11 more to be hired this budget year. but their priority is educating the public in posting signs about what is allowed and where. but some park-goers wonder whether that will be enough once park season returns. >> maybe it's going to understand that $20 million investment, think people that feel like very entitled to these kind of places and, um, and they don't feel like they earned it and they don't need to respect it.
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>> reporter: the educational program they are talking about is the love dolores campaign and it has done quit a bit to reduce the amount of trash coming out of the dolores park but just to have you understand that was backed up by 372 citations that were written by park rangers 15 at a time from june until the end of december. park rangers do say t make dolo priority in the new year. so we'll see what those numbers do in 2016. reporting live in dolores park, emily turner, kpix 5. a scare for a south bay family. their dog stolen. come to find out, it was sold on the internet. how they managed to track it down and get it back. >> diet tips from the feds. what they say americans need to get off their plate now. >> i'm len ramirez in san jose and this is the nemesis. think of it as a stealth fighter on four wheels. coming up, how fast and how much plus all the other cool cars from the sillicon valley auto show. ,, ,,
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rain flooded the first leve the newly renovated parking recent rains creating a washout at a parking garage in walnut creek. rain flooded the first level of the newly renovated parking lot at the broadway plaza. whoops! we are hearing it's so deep, cars can't even navigate around the pool of water. the upper levels of the structure. this is the lot on south broadway near mount diablo boulevard. there's a happy ending to the case of a dog that was stolen from a south bay family. >> the dog was then sold on the internet. kpix 5's maria medina is live in sunnyvale where the dog was stolen while sleeping. maria? >> reporter: all right. so this is no ordinary dog. this dog is 13 years old. so pretty up there in dog years. she is blind, she is deaf, she has had a stroke. she has a heart murmur. so her owner needed to get her fast to get her back on her medication before something bad happened. now take a look at the video.
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i want you to meet trina. she a toy shih tzu. she wandered on the streets and three teens stole her. a neighbor actually witnessed it happen. two hours later she was sold on the internet to a woman for $100. theresa and her friend determined to track down trina. they canvassed the neighborhood. they put out flyers. but it was a visit to a local pet store nearby pet store that helped track trina down and here's what happened next. >> they recognized the dog. and they asked -- they said she was here yesterday with a lady and she bought it for her kids for christmas. but when they told her it was stolen, she agreed to return it to us. she is very special. she was my sister's dog and she gave her to me for christmas like seven or eight years ago. >> reporter: all right. so trina's friend was able to get the pet store worker to give her info on that woman who bought the dog. they gave that input to police. police told her that dog was
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stolen but that woman didn't want to give up the dog to teresa until she gave her the $100 that she was out so teresa had to pay $100 to get her dog back. but her three pound toy shih tzu is now back on her medication and doing fine, doing okay. but, of course, the search is still on for those three teens and teresa describes them as two male teens with tatoos and one female teen. live in sunnyvale, maria medina, kpix 5. still ahead a new record in bay area real estate. >> how much for this east bay mansion and what the big price really gets you. >> plus, a $200,000 sports car caught in california's flooding. the driver's big gamble next. >> i'm devin fehely at levi's stadium where the city of santa clara has released new information about their super bowl transportation plans. coming up at 6:00 i'll tell you what major street will be shut down for an entire week before the big game. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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show. as len ramirez shows us: the big theme a little more excitement in the south bay surrounding the sillicon valley car show. as len ramirez shows us, the big theme today comfort and luxury. >> reporter: the sillicon valley auto show is where sensors and chips are just as
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important as rubber and steel. >> this is ground zero for all that innovation. >> reporter: all the big companies are here along with smart new startups that blend the auto and the tech world. >> we wanted to be as menacing be and as disruptive in this market as possible. >> reporter: trion's ceo richard patterson is talking about the nemesis a new american super car with 2,000 horsepower, 0 to 60 in 2.8 a top speed of 270 all for $1.6 million. >> if i win powerball saturday night this is the first one i'm buying. >> reporter: from ultimate power to ultimate rolls royce luxury, this is the race. >> it's a starlight ceiling, the constellations. >> reporter: just as luxurious and a bit more down to earth is the new lincoln, with massaging front leather seats. >> i'm getting the massage, the bottom of my buttocks qto the middle of my back. >> i'm relaxed. hey, put me in traffic. i'll feel good in this one.
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>> reporter: for the high-tech cowboy dan gray is showing off the 2017 ford king ranch pickup equipped with six tv cameras. >> camera on top of the can right under here on the side view mirror another camera here on the grill right underneath the rear view mirror. and lastly, there's another camera on this side mirror. >> reporter: it can see around corners and if it could peer into the future it would see a world where cars and technology are moving ahead quickly. in san jose, len ramirez, kpix 5. >> in a market filled with multi-million dollar properties, this one has set a new record. take a look. the 14,000-foot mansion in the berkeley hills sold for $20.5 million. it was built by a tech entrepreneur named robert felton. the name of the buyer hasn't been disclosed. but the person is a local. take a look inside. it features a 2,000-square-foot
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living room. whoa. a solar system that heats a 60- foot lap pool. and a climate controlled wine cellar. >> very important. >> very important. [ laughter ] >> hm. we're learning super bowl 50 just added another superstar to its halftime show. "entertainment tonight" is reporting beyonce will be taking the stage with the headlining band coldplay. football fans may remember the pop singer's halftime show three years ago when the 49ers lost to the ravens in super bowl xlvii. yeah, bruno mars who performed at super bowl xlviii is also expected to make an appearance in this year's halftime show. everyone is coming. >> whoa! >> it's going to be amazing. >> more act will be announced. >> and alicia keys not at levis. >> free concert during the week leading up to it. no pressure, paul. we want sunny weather for the whole week. rain or shine it will be a great show. >> it's going to be fantastic. there will be rain during the week. we hope that the timing may work out that it's a little drier than wetter but that historically is our wettest
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time of year. we'll see. we'll certainly have that forecast for you as we get closer. you can see the game here on kpix 5. brand-new camera i want to show you. look at this great shot looking east from the pyramid. over the bay, there's the bay bridge. there's the new bay bridge all the way out to mount diablo, the oakland hills, port of oakland gorgeous shot. we have clear skies outside. it's in the low 50s in santa rosa and san jose. already 49 in livermore. the radar is clear. that weather event number 4 moved through. i'm loathe to call it a storm because all we got was a rough surf, little if any rainfall today. but we are doing great for the month. i know it's early but san francisco nearly tripled our average rainfall. livermore above average. san jose double our average. and santa rosa also double our average. tonight with some clear skies, it's going to be chilly. concord 39. napa 38. north bay valleys will be foggy as well santa rosa tonight 37 degrees. the el nino pattern is still there even though we are not getting rainfall today. we have an active storm track aimed squarely at california and now we are tapping into
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the tropics. that's the extra kick that an el nino pattern gives us. we are tapping into rich tropical moisture which makes a storm stronger or wetter. more snow in the mountains and rain around here. where are the storms? not today or tomorrow. storm number 5 will arrive on saturday. very early saturday morning. storm number of 6 is not that far behind. that will give us some rainfall coming up on monday. timing it out for you, looks like we are going to be dry tonight. isolated chance of a shower. tomorrow cloudy and rain-free. right around midnight there it is. the next round of rain. tomorrow night at midnight early saturday morning, we're wet. but tapering off by sunrise on saturday. by saturday afternoon you may see a little bit of clear skies. so good timing for the weekend. the entire day on saturday won't be a washout. sprinkles possible tomorrow but the big story is the clouds. rain event number 5 gets here just before midnight. highs tomorrow 50s. concord 52. san jose 56. hayward 54 degrees. we'll go cloudy in walnut creek 51 your high. antioch 52. 53 in san francisco. mill valley 52 degrees and dry
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until tomorrow evening in ukraine high of 51 degrees. every other day remember that because we're dry tomorrow, wet saturday. we are dry sunday, we're wet monday. we're dry tuesday, we'll be wet on wednesday. so earlier in the week every day, now we're going to get a longer break. it will be every other day which is still fine. certain things you don't want to do in the rain like driving a really expensive car. even if you could. >> if i had an expensive car i might do it. >> well, yeah. if you had this car you might take a risk. new video shows a hot ride sailing through -- [ simultaneous speakers that's a lamborghini. >> happened in san diego. a pond from floodwaters at an intersection. driving right through it. ae point-- the car is almost submerged-- but th >> it looks worse than it is. he made it through. at one point the car almost completely submerged. that's what you do with $200,000 when you reellie don't care. we'll be right back. ,,
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administration has some eatg tips for you. if you made a resolution to be healthier this year the obama administration has some eating tips for you. the federal dietary guidelines were released today. remove the limit on dietary cholesterol. but they get strict about sugar. the updated recommendations say people should limit added sugar to no more than 10% of daily calories. the report also recommends limiting saturated fats to no more than 10% of their daily calories. the force is with some "star wars" fans who persuaded a toy company to make changes to its latest version of "star wars" monopoly. the hashtag where's ray litter twitter this week after fans noticed the female protagonist was not included in the latest edition of the board game. the uproar prompted the company to announce that rea would be included in the next edition. she was left out of the game to
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the mother o ught slapping a i'm veronica de la cruz in the kpix 5 newsroom. new at 6:00 tonight the mother of a teacher's aide caught slapping a student comes to her defense but tonight, there is new fallout for the special needs school. one bay area district might pull its students out altogether. i'll have that and more at 6:00. thank you for watching the kpix 5 news at 5:00. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> and allen and veronica will see you at 6:00. and remember, the latest news and weather are always on our website, captions by: caption colorado
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>> pelley: investors head for the exits and stock prices plummet. what has wall street rattled? also tonight, a massive gas leak in southern california. >> we call this the b.p. oil spill on land. >> pelley: lining up for painkillers. a landmark suit against drug distributors that allegedly got them hooked. uncle sam cooks up a menu to keep america healthy. what government research says you should and should not eat. >> if you can't pronounce it, don't eat it. >> pelley: and saturday night fever. millions of americans chase the biggest powerball jackpot in history. >> why do i play? because i want money. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.


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