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from helping your local school! buy 10 participating box tops for education items and get 60 bonus box tops with the just for u digital coupon when you shop today at safeway! offer valid 8/1 - 9/1/16. digital coupons valid when downloaded to your club card. response to a high profile rape case. now at noon, no more liquor on campus. change stanford is making in response to a high-profile rape case. good afternoon, it's tuesday, august 23. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. those changes at stanford in just a moment.
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first a developing story out of jenner. that's where two children died this morning when a car went into the russian river. the ages of the children are not known yet. chp says two adults were also found alive in the water. it happened just before 8:30 this morning on highway 1. one man was out birdwatching with his wife when they noticed ripples in the water. >> i went down and big bunch of bubbles came up to the surface. and then a woman came up shortly after that screaming. my babies, my babies! >> an investigation into what caused the crash is under way. high-profile rape case sparked a heated debate about drinking on college campuses. kpix 5's anne makovec reports on the new rule going into effect at stanford university it's meant to tone down campus parties. >> reporter: anybody who has been to college knows there are plenty of wild drunken parties. stanford is trying to make sure
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they don't start here. the new policy prohibits hard alcohol at on campus parties and most students we spoke with aren't on board with the idea. >> it promotes drinking behind doors. >> it depends how hard they enforce it. >> reporter: even if an undergraduate student is 21 and in his own room, a container of hard liquor has to be smaller than 750 milliliters commonly known as a fifth. >> it would change the relationship between ras and students into more, like, a policing. >> reporter: the new rules follow the conviction of star stanford swimmer brock turner, for the sexual assault of a drunk unconscious woman after a frat party. he was 20 at the time. >> i think it made campus more aware of issues surrounding party culture on campus. >> reporter: wine and bar are
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still allowed and the new rules don't apply to graduate student housing. >> maybe it will work. >> reporter: liquor will be allowed at parties hosted by student organizations. at stanford, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> for more details on the new policy, head to our website, the santa clara county judge criticized for his handling of brock turner's sentencing has recused himself from another sex crime case. superior court judge aaron persky was to decide whether to reduce a child pornography conviction from a felony to a misdemeanor. but in a statement filed with the court he said he and his family were exposed to publicity about the case. he sentenced brock turner to 6 months in jail. critics thought it was lenient. in just a few hours san jose city leaders and the police union will talk about the possibility of a state of emergency request looking to get more officers on the
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streets. the department only has won 413 patrol officers and needs a minimum of 500. previously it had been backfilling the gap with overtime but it's become too expensive. the proposal would allow the chief to move detectives back on street patrol. the short term solution would mean moving 47 officers and the goal is to make the change by september 11. new details on a deadly shooting in berkeley last week. police say 22-year-old alex goodwin of berkeley died after being shot thursday night near mable and burnett. he was targeted. this marks the city's first homicide of the year. no arrests. petaluma police are searching for a man wanted in an armed atm robbery. this is a photo. the suspect is wanted in connection to a robbery this month at a wells fargo bank. the victim told police that this man held a gun to his head and demanded money before running off with his cash. if you have information call police. right now the "blue cut
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wildfire" which burned for a week in san bernardino county is now 100% contained. an estimated 105 homes and 216 outbuildings were destroyed. the fire burned about 37,000 acres in the cajon pass area north of the city of san bernardino. at one point the fire forced evacuations of more than 82,000 people. a little farther north, the chimney fire near lake necessary simpleient tow has grown to 37,000 acres. evacuation orders are in place for a number of communities in the area. the steep terrain is making it difficult for firefighters to battle the blaze and the dry conditions and high winds are pushing the fire south. 52 structures have been destroyed with another 7 damaged. the fire is about 35% contained and the cause is under investigation. statewide, 10,000 firefighters have battled a total of 6 large wildfires. that includes both the bluecut and chimney fires. since the beginning of the
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year, there have been over 4900 wildfires that have burned more than 417,000 acres. and we'll continue to follow the fires burning in california, get up-to-the- minute up dates on more bay area headlines today. san jose city leaders will consider making changes to the city's rent ordinance. the modifications include lowering the allowable annual rent increase to 5% and implementing a rent registry. the city council is scheduled to meet in an hour from now. and in san francisco, the debate over making housing affordable is also heating up. the city controller released recommendations. his findings show that requiring private developers to make 20% of new apartment buildings below market value could slow down construction. it would reduce the value of land so owners won't sell to developers. san francisco's transit system is getting a $45 million boost from the state of california. the money from the state
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transportation agency will help munich in its ongoing quest to buy new light rail vehicles. the first of a -- the first of the new trains should be delivered by the end of the year. a bay area rap star is making the school year a little brighter for some constitution at his alma mater. earl "e40" stevens has a surprise for students at the vallejo school where he went to junior high. kpix 5's jackie ward with the gift he hopes will keep giving this school year. >> reporter: back in the day e40 was better known as earl stevens and he was an honor roll student here in the 8th grade. that's one of the messages he is telling the kids here today. >> what's up with you, buddy? >> reporter: all 700 backpacks are filled with critical school supplies and a special note from e40 himself. >> i'm speechless. that's right. how many people actually come back to the community? this is what he has done. he has not only come back to franklin, he come back to vallejo. >> reporter: this is the third year franklin middle school has begin out backpacks to each of their students thanks to community donations and grants.
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this year when the school was trying to find a sponsor for the backpacks, e40 stepped up and donated $25,000 for bags. every one of them has a lifetime guarantee. [ indiscernible ] >> i'm just sitting up here reminiscing now looking at the whole facility, the environment, um, this is a beautiful thing. >> reporter: even though these kids weren't born during his musical prime, they all know who this local hero is. >> just, like, crazy, like, a famous person is actually coming. when i heard i was, like, oh, my god! it's just, like, a dream come true. >> it's pretty cool that e40 is doing this for us. >> parents don't have the money to buy all the supplies that they need, you know, for their children. and so that's one of the burdens we take away from them. we buy them supplies. >> reporter: his message was the same one that helped him out when he was younger. >> i'm just saying stay in
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school, stay positive, stay out of trouble and pray. >> reporter: so that one day famous or not, these kids can give back to franklin and vallejo, too. e40 has always been a very active alum of franklin middle school. and he is also giving them money for a music studio set to open this school year. in vallejo, jackie ward, kpix 5. >> e40 gave enough money to cover the supplies for the beginning of the year and for the entire school year. still ahead the countdown to election day under way. next a look at where both candidates are focusing their attentions this week. >> plus, president obama travels to the flood stricken state of louisiana. what he says needs to be done for the recovery efforts to be successful. >> good afternoon, thanks for joining us here at kpix 5. hey, today is very similar to yesterday. but i have a change in your forecast that you need to know about coming up. afghanistan... ,,,,,,,,
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today a u-s soldier was killed in a roadside bombing. another u-s soldier was injured six afghan sold in afghanistan a u.s. soldier was killed in a roadside bomb, another u.s. soldier injured along with six afghans. it happened near kandahar and it comes just one day after 1,000 u.s. troops were deployed to the city of lash car gar to help block the taliban. this was the first major american deployment in the area since foreign forces withdrew two years ago. now to campaign 2016. right now hillary clinton has more questions on her emails and donald trump loosens his position on deporting illegal immigrants. cbs news' weijia jang is at the white house with the latest. >> reporter: so we have already released -- >> so, we have already
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released 30,000 plus. what's a few more? >> reporter: she tried to laugh off the latest development in her email scandal. a federal judge has ordered the state department to review 15,000 additional emails the fbi discovered during its investigation of clinton's private server and released them to the public. >> have you considered using facetime instead of email? [ laughter ] >> actually i think that's real really good advice. >> reporter: the judge's ruling keeps clinton's emails in the news. >> through october, probably right up until election day, that's not something any campaign would want. >> reporter: donald trump is calling the email episode just another clinton lie. he is focusing on immigration this week. >> we're going to build a wall. we're going to build a wall. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: but trump is no longer saying he will deport all 11 million illegal immigrants estimated to be living in the u.s. >> the first thing we are going to do if and when i win is we're going to get rid of all the bad ones. as far as everybody else, we're going to go through the
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process. >> reporter: trump also told hispanics and blacks to vote for him because he says the democrats have failed them. trump is trying to win over support from both demographics. weijia jang, cbs news, the white house. >> with 77 days until the november election, trump will be attending fundraisers in texas before holding a rally in austin tonight. no public events today. instead -- clinton has no public events today. she will be raising money in l.a. instead tim cook is hosting a fundraiser for clinton tomorrow in the bay area. cook is just the latest in a growing list of tech executives and venture capitalists trying to raise money to help her win the white house. among those who have kicked or raised at least -- contributed or raised at least $100,000 for the width google's ceo, zynga chairman, "salesforce's" ceo, solarcity's ceo, and linkedin's founder reed hoffman. trump has attacked tech
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companies and opposes the industry on key issues like immigration and trade. president obama is seeing firsthand the devastation left behind by last week's historic floods in southern louisiana. air force one touched down in baton rouge a few hours ago. he met with flood victims and surveyed the damage. he said fema is work around the clock to help people displaced by the floods find temporary housing. >> what i want the people of louisiana to know is that you're not alone on this even after the tv cameras leave, um, the whole country is going to continue to support you and help you until we get, um, folks back in their homes and lives are rebuilt. >> more than 100,000 people have applied for emergency federal aid. and as of today, federal support has now reached $127 million. now let's turn to our forecast. roberta, what can we expect? >> my goodness, i thought you would never get here. i have been waiting for you to
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play with me of! [ laughter ] >> we have so much to talk about. it's such a great summer day. even at the golden gate bridge, where, you know, i had to read this over a couple of times. would you believe we have 10 million visitors annually to the golden gate bridge? okay. repeat after me. 10million! >> 10 million! >> i believe it. each and every one of them out there are wearing a parka! yes. on this 23rd day. month of august it's cool at the golden gate bridge. currently, the temperatures are in the high 50s there. we're 63 in san francisco. 72 degrees in san jose. today a difference in the wind northwest and westerly so that means even in the east bay some good air quality. however, where we have the moderate air around the south- central bay and the santa clara valley, that's where we get more of a southwest breeze and that's bringing in the smoke particles from the fire to the south. hi, dana. she is our weather watcher today in novato. she says a lovely day, hazy calm and cleared out when they got the breeze 9-mile-per-hour peak winds today. most of our winds have been
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under 10 miles per hour so far. san ramon 11. concord, clayton and walnut creek about 12. same in fairfield. 11 in the vallejo area. winds will increase 10 to 20 during the afternoon hours. this right here is high pressure. it's getting closer and closer to the coast and as that happens, tomorrow our temperatures will peak for the week. 80s sacramento. thunderstorms late day high sierra. 98 fresno. 63 smoke and haze in the monterey county area. our numbers are coming up just a couple of degrees in comparison to yesterday due to that ridge of high pressure getting closer to the coast. 60s beaches and bay, 70s peninsula, 80s inland. i want to explain one thing. after our sunset tonight we are going to start to see by tomorrow high pressure again settle in then this low follows suit and end result is take a look at your end of the week. we cool off due to the low enhancing our marine layer. temperatures barely, barely in the low 80s away from the bay. so most of us will be in the 70s inland which i'm saying,
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wow, i love that. >> yeah. >> turn off the air- conditioning, throw open the windows. >> enjoy in. >> okay. >> we'll enjoy it. all right. thanks, ro. >> thank you. right now, mcdonald's is recalling millions of happy meals fitness bands because they might cause skin irritation or burns to children. the fast food chain had stopped putting the bans in happy meals. the step it fitness bands look like watches and are supposed to track physical activity. single-family home sales rose in july reaching the highest level in nearly 9 years. the u.s. commerce department announced sales were up 31% from a year ago. historically low mortgage rates are getting most of the credit for the demand for housing. let's see how stocks are doing on wall street. this afternoon, the dow is up 31 points to 18560. still ahead, are the rumors true? what apple is expected to announce during an iphone event next month. >> plus, diving into the deep
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sea of california. we'll take you inside the exploration mission under way now as scientists check out a key piece of history. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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well, today's tip of the day is going to be is local grown corn. i have grown corn many times. when it comes to this time of year, i see this local sweet
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corn, i just love it! the sugar content is out of this world. but selection and storage is very important. when you buy it make sure the husk is green just like this. the felt free from any like decaying right here. then what you want to do at the ear, they are sold by the piece, not by the pound, pick a big one, make a window and take a look at this. see this? nice and yellow all the kernels plump close together no indentation. when you bring them home store them in the refrigerator right away and enjoy them within two or three days, although with the super sweet variety and the sugar won't turn for about seven days. but eat it right away. it's really sweet. i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. local grown corn, ah this time of year is beautiful. new at noon, online there's a rumor mill that apple is
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working on a curvy iphone. one group says they will launch three new phones next year one of which will be a 5.5" device with curves. it's reported to be similar to samsung's galaxy note 7 although we can't confirm this. we do expect to find out more details when apple holds an iphone event next month. now in our healthwatch, this could impact how you pack your kids' next lunch. the american heart association recommends children eat or drink less than 25 grams of added sugars every day. that's about 6 teaspoons. the recommendation is the same for children ages 2 to 18. young football players may have a higher risk of head injuries while taking part in practice drills versus playing in games. that's a finding of researchers at virginia tech who followed the football seasons of 34 players ages 9 to 11. the researchers recommend that coaches reduce time spent on tackling and blocking drills. right now, scientists are uncovering a key piece of
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uss independence with an unmanned submersible camera. it sunk about 65 years ago. it was not identified until 2015. the under water exploration is streamed live on until 2 p.m. coming up at 5:00, cheap flight day is here and that means airlines are slashing prices but are travelers really finding deals today? that story and more tonight at 5:00. >> hm. i'll be looking for some deals, you, too? >> right. >> i am heading towards the independence! isn't that cool? >> captions by: caption colorado ,, comfort food...
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♪ >> wyatt: this is not the solution, steffy. >> steffy: there is no solution. that's why i have to go. >> wyatt: i know my mother is a huge problem. but she doesn't have to be the end of us. i won't accept that. she won't destroy our marriage. we'll figure it out. just don't leave! >> steffy: i can't -- i can't do it anymore. >> wyatt: so we'll figure something else out! >> steffy: okay, tell me. tell me one thing we haven't tried. any way to get your mom out of our lives. tell me. >> wyatt: i know this is hard for you. my mother and your grandfather. trust me, i get it. i get why you're fed up and you're totally freaked out right now, but steffy, come on. i can't, i won't -- i won't let you walk out that door.


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