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what people need to know -- before they travel into or out of the bay area. now at noon, president trump's travel ban going into effect. what people need to know before they travel into or out of the bay area. good afternoon, i'm kenny choi. >> i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. the travel ban as restrictions are going into effect at airports across the country. jackie ward reports, bay area
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lawyers want to make sure that passengers know their rights. >> reporter: attorneys are standing by at sfo's international arrival terminal waiting for passengers coming off flights to answer any questions they may have as this travel ban is reinstated. it takes effect today. it impacts people from these six muslim countries. some of those who live there will not be allowed to travel to the u.s. for at least 90 days while the government reviews its immigration policies. attorneys from various groups are on hand at sfo today. they are not expecting the chaos that ensued last time president trump's travel ban was in place but they are ready to help travelers who may be confused with these new guidelines. >> i know that there are some people calling it a limited ban and to us, that doesn't make sense because the impact of this even as revised by the supreme court is truly devastating to communities on the ground! it is really affecting the most vulnerable of the vulnerable! >> reporter: the supreme court has left its ruling open-ended for case-by-case exceptions. people who are allowed in are those who have already gotten a
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student or working visa or who have an immediate family member who live here, not including grandparents, aunts, uncles, et cetera. >> there's something that will make a psychological difference. that we're actually going to do something to prevent terrorism. and it's about time. >> muslim or hindu or christien or any other religion, they should be allowed in. to come. especially from people in need whether it's war-torn countries who need it most finding a safe haven. >> reporter: the supreme court won't hear arguments on this ban to determine if it's unconstitutional until october long after the ban is lift. the trump administration says the travel ban is necessary to keep americans safe. this ban takes effect at 5:00 pacific time. in sfo, jackie ward, kpix 5. heads up for international travelers heading into the country. all commercial flights will have new security measures including more thorough vetting of passengers, new steps aimed
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at preventing potential insider attacks by airline employees, and enhanced screening of electronic devices, but laptops will still be allowed in carry- on luggage. this just in. the white house says that president trump will meet with russian president vladimir putin next week in germany. both will be there for the g20 summit. this will be their first face- to-face meeting since president trump's inauguration in january. today house republicans are expected to take up a pair of proposed bills that crackdown on illegal immigration. one of the bills would prevent sanctuary jurisdictions from receiving federal grants. ahead of the vote, california's attorney general becerra led a group of ten states in filing a court brief which supports san francisco, oakland and several other california cities that challenged the president's executive order. in a statement, becerra writes: s a dangerous game that undermines public safety."
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vote today is called kate's law which boosts penalties for immigrants who try to re-enter the u.s. after being deported named after kate steinle a woman murdered in san francisco by an illegal immigrant. police say the suspect had been deported repeatedly. >> president trump has been clear that our boarders are not open to illegal immigration that we are a nation of laws and we will no longer look the other way. well, we will no longer look the other way in the interior either. >> president trump often discussed kate steinle's killing on the campaign trail last year. to the north bay where commuters are checking out the area's newest transportation system. smart train is offering free roundtrip rides. as kpix 5's jessica flores shows us, it's all part of the system's soft launch. >> reporter: sheryl riley brought her grandson to io waiting to be among the first group to ride the smart train. are you excited?
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>> yeah. >> reporter: what are you looking forward to? >> look be out the window. >> reporter: sheryl is a smart train ambassador encouraging north bay residents to use the train and avoid the traffic on highway 101. >> i'm just really ready for it to be here. i think it's going to be great. >> it's here! here we go. [ bell and whistles ] >> reporter: the free preview ride takes passengers to marin county civic center and back. the train will make 34 trips a day between sonoma county airport and downtown san rafael. dozens of people have boarded this three-car train. the capacity is 300 passengers. the mayor has been on the smart borden visioning this day for more than a decade: >> so for us to be having real potential commuters on the train, this is a huge day. >> reporter: but plans have been derailed before. the official start date is still unclear. the school board waiting on the
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fra to approve the train's $50 million positive train control. a safety feature designed to automatically stop a train before an accident. >> sounds very bureaucratic, but the reality is that we will be the first passenger rail service with positive train control in this country. >> reporter: smart train is allowed to give preview rides and that for these passengers has been decades in the making, on the right track. jessica flores, kpix 5. >> when the full schedule is out later this year, a monthly train pass will cost $200. seniors and youth, $100. after years of drought in california all of the new vegetation is fueling some major wildfires. flames and smoke fenced in some million-dollar homes in burbank yesterday and blazed through the hills quickly. california isn't the only part of the west coast dealing with wildfires. in arizona, windy conditions are fanning flames forcing thousands out of their homes. >> i'm very worried.
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[ crying ] >> extremely. i had to leave a lot of things behind. >> more than 32 square miles are burning north of phoenix. hundreds of firefighters battling those flames. several towns and highways have been evacuated. in the midwest, more than 2 dozen tornadoes have swarmed through cities. the intense winds ripped roofs off homes. emergency officials say that more than 25 buildings have been damaged in wisconsin when a tornado tore through pierce county. at least one person was injured. meanwhile, in iowa, tornadoes are toppling vehicles and spreading debris. officials say that there's a threat of even more tornadoes in parts of iowa, kansas and missouri. and missouri can't seem to catch a break. a sinkhole swallowed this car early this morning. the car owner was coming back from the gym when he noticed that his car was buried in the concrete. he says he is just happy he wasn't inside. >> we could have been in the car. someone could have been
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driving, fell in, you know, at higher rate of speed obviously. if you look over on the corner, there's only 6 inches of blacktop. so it definitely ate away all this support. >> as the car is lifted out, you can see just how deep the sinkhole is. it's not clear what caused the collapse. new at noon, reaction pouring in to president trump's latest controversial tweet. he slammed two msnbc news anchors, joe scarborough and mika brzezinski. mar- nights in a row around new year's eve, ted on jo . she was blee adly from a face-lift. i said no!" the white is defending the tweet, sayin is is a president who figh with and certainly will no bullied." but lawmakers on des of the aisle say the pr 's co ere uncalled for. :1 ously, i don't see th as an appropria , i think, look, what we're t o around here is ve the tone, the ci f the debate and bviously doesn't help that. :26 ianne feinstein, rnia (d) - from po- 07 - you don't do like that you don't at omen. we're of his constituenc think
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every woma ooked at this th ou know, 'why is he ing this and republ >> the white house defends the tweet saying this is a president who fights fire with fire and certainly will not be bullied. but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say the president's comments were uncalled for. >> obviously, i don't see that as an appropriate comment. i think what we're trying to do around here is improve the tone, the civility of the debate and this doesn't help. >> you don't attack women. we're half of his constituency and i think every woman that looked at this -- saw, you know, why is he doing this? >> and republican senator lindsey graham tweeted, quote, mr. president, your tweet was beneath the office and represents what is wrong with american politics not the greatness of america. brzezinski responded to the tweet by posting a cheerios promo that reads, made for little hands. still ahead, the warriors championship trophy on public display. where you can check it out today. >> it was ten years ago apple launched its revolutionary iphone. i'm meg oliver in new york city. we'll look back at the digital device that changed the world. >> from the kpix weather
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center, good afternoon. we have been socked in to june groom at the seashore. now, this will definitely have an effect on your 4th of july plans. the full forecast coming up we'll be right back.
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scaled back. instead of combining the companies -- walgreens will buy more than 21- hund the planned merger between walgreens and rite aid is scaled back. instead of combining walgreen will buy more than 2100 rite aid locations about half the total. the deal was initially announced as a $17 billion merger in 2015 raising concerns
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because it would have left us with two major pharmacy chains. happy birthday to the iphone. it was 10 years ago today that apple unveiled it and it didn't take long for it to become a huge part of people's lives. cbs reporter meg oliver takes a look back at the evolution of the popular device. >> reporter: it's the addicting device almost no one leaves home without. >> i feel naked without it. got to have my phone. >> reporter: so does the lady behind him, in practically -- and practically every person within five feet. >> i use it for everything although sometimes i have to ask my nephew for help. >> reporter: do you ever leave home without it? >> yeah, only if i forgot it and then i have to go back and get it. >> reporter: on june 29, 2007, almost six months after apple's ceo steve jobs unveiled it people across the country camped out for days to buy the first iphone. >> whoo! [ applause ] >> i couldn't believe i paid that much for it. >> reporter: cnet senior editor scott stein paid $499 for the
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groundbreaking device touting touch technology. >> it's hard to remember that at first the iphone really didn't have a fast internet connection. it was behind the other phones with edge. so it really wasn't meant to play videos and it couldn't record videos. >> reporter: two years after apple launched the iphone, the camera was upgraded for videoas well changing how everything is recorded. in the last decade, apple has sold more than 1.2 billion iphones. is there a downside to being slightly obsessed with our phones? >> absolutely. people walk around like this all the time instead of looking up and discovering things on their own. >> reporter: for better or worse, it's an obsession that has forever change the way we see the world. meg oliver, cbs news, new york. and let's see how the stocks are doing on wall street. dow down 144. the kickoff for the 2017
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warriors championship trophy tour will travel to all warriors team stores. today's stocks include burlingame until 3 p.m. san mateo from 4 to 9 p.m. tomorrow you can catch the catastrophe if i at the team store at organize every oracle arena from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at oracle arena. time for a check of the of the bay area weather forecast. a lot of people starting their holiday planning early. >> we have a lot of tourists over the golden gate bridge right now. do you think all those people gathering around the flagpole at the north side of the golden gate bridge know that i'm watching them? i have been. all morning. because i have been taking a look at the flag on the fly that's still waiving. i feel like "big brother" here! look at the people trying to cross over the golden gate bridge, the cyclists. the tower is 746 feet. we can't see the tip-top of it so that leads me to believe the ceiling is still between 600 to 700 feet. when it's that low we usually have delays at sfo. that's the case at this hour. we have clear skies at mount vaca. we can see the tip-top of the
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mountain in the distance. can you see it? 3800 feet high. we couldn't see it earlier this morning due to the stratus due to the marine layer that pushed vigorously onshore are. right now we are in the 50s in san francisco to 73 degrees in livermore where we do have the clearing of the skies, low 70s in san jose. breezy winds all day onshore west, a west flow at 15. san francisco, sfo, 11 half moon bay, 13 in throughout the san ramon valley. 18 fairfield. 11 through the carquinez strait. winds variable today 10 to 20. hey, good afternoon to my weather watcher dana, she is reporting 82 degrees in novato. she wrote me a little message saying, what can i say? what do you want? it's beautiful! thanks for checking in. right now stockton at the coast going to stay that way not going to see any clearing at daly city or colma. but it is warmer everywhere compared to yesterday. additional warming takes place tomorrow and saturday due to that right there, high pressure
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building in and our ocean flow is getting lighter. we know that because we call on our futurecast. here we by 6 p.m. and then watch tomorrow morning. not as widespread or extensive as far as that marine layer reach is concerned. same goes for saturday. meanwhile across the state, 49 in sacramento. triple digits fresno and redding. high sierra temperatures 70s and 80s over the holiday. sundown at 8:35. as it does so temperatures 60s through the 90s. a widespread range of our numbers. it's a typical summertime weather pattern. gentle warming each day through sunday then just seasonal for the holiday on tuesday. overcast at the coast and mid- and high 80s inland. >> thank you. time now for our lunchtime tip of the day. now for us to be sing songing. [ laughter ] >> tony tantillo has a fruit that may have you dreaming of your next vacation. >> reporter: well, today's tip of the day is going to be is going to be with caribbean red
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papayas. they are coming in from mexico and other tropical countries. the hawaiians are smaller, these are larger. when you cut them open look at the color. it's like sunrise or sunset. beautiful red color. and their nutritional value is incredible. when you buy them, what you want to do is look for primarily on the yellow side a little green is okay but make sure they're firm and heavy for their size with a small cavity. when you bring them home store them on the counter. they are great out of hand, papaya salsa. the flavor is out of this world and they are a super food. what i like to do is cut them in half like this, i take a spoon, i just spoon out the seeds, a little lime juice, a little chili powder, and that's it. oh. it's a beautiful thing! it's like being in the tropics! and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. nd always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. i'm going to find some lime now. still ahead some gifted students struggle to fit into a
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traditional classroom. how a bay area woman is helping them thrive.
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a crisis we don't often hear about. educators say an estimated one in ten public school students falls through the cracks because of a crisis we don't often hear about. sharon chin on the problem and what a bay area woman is doing about it. this week's jefferson award winner found a way for them to thrive. reporter: zachary was smart
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but the ten-year-old diagnosed with adhd had trouble sitting still and joining group activities in a traditional classroom. his mother ended up homeschooling him. >> it broke my heart to watch him struggle so much in previous schools. >> so it's really hard. >> reporter: then came dr. melanie hayes. >> everything we do has ramifications. >> reporter: melanie founded "big minds" unschool, a nonprofit in pinole one of the few places nationwide for twice exceptional or 2e students. they excel academically but also deal with disabilities from anxiety disorders to autism. >> their own tiny little magnets. >> reporter: zachary got drawn in like a magnet. >> reporter: she developed it as a doctorate for educational leadership opening the campus in 2015. >> if there's a place where these kids can thrive and really work to their full potential because they have a lot to give the world. >> reporter: the key is not to have the child fit the school
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but the fit the school to the child and support the student's passion. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: from music to math two dozen students pursue what they want to learn at "big minds." these first through eighth graders also get academic coaching and support in social and emotional skills. tuition is $25,000 a year that helps fund a teacher for every three kids. but parents tell us the results are worth it. we found one student programming professional quality videogames and zachary is already mastering algebra. >> i wish i was at "big minds" 24 hours a day 6 days a week. >> reporter: why? >> "big minds" is just good. >> it makes me so happy i can't even tell you. >> reporter: so for providing a school where twice exceptional students can grow, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to dr. melanie hayes. sharon chin, kpix 5.
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you can nominate your own local hero for a jefferson award online at we'll be right back.
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this r-2-d-2 robot -- which appeared in several of the star wars films -- was the most expensive item a a piece of movie memorabilia just sold another $2.76 million at auction. it appeared in several of the "star wars" films was the most expensive. other things sold was the
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lightsaber, helmet and shoulder armor and imperial and rebel weapons. coming up today at 5:00, two bay area fathers going after netflix. they are blaming the show "13 reasons why" for their daughters' suicides. their story and more coming up at 5:00 here on kpix 5. and that's it for kpix 5 news at noon. >> thanks for joining us this afternoon. >> what's that over there? >> friday right around the corner! >> oh, we're coming for ya! [ laughter ] >> have a good day.
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>> steffy: so, what do you think, dad? swimwear. monte carlo. i think it's a positive, charitable event. >> ridge: does it have to be the spencer summit? >> katie: well, that's actually gonna save us a lot of money. uh, putting an event like this together can take months, and the spencer summit is already a hot international ticket, it's already booked, and there's the added benefit of working with liam and wyatt. >> steffy: i like it. >> ridge: i like it, too. and dad's gonna like it. look at you. you've been here five minutes, you already have a winning concept. >> katie: [ chuckles ] well, i forgot how much i enjoy collaborating. >> steffy: well, you've been busy with will. but now that he's at day camp, you can, you know, do you. and we have to make sure that liam and wyatt are on board. >> katie: well, i can't speak for liam, but i have a feeling that wyatt won't have any objection. >> charlie: ya know... how 'bout if i take the most beautiful woman in north america out to lunch?


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