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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. a soggy bay area gears up for another storm. check out the flooding in tiburon. cars are creating waves as they drive through while businesses try to stop the water from
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coming in. good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. frank is on assignment this afternoon. trees and power lines came crashing down in today's storm creating a nightmare commute for some people. kpix 5's kiet do with a look at some of the worst trouble spots around the bay. >> reporter: first it was the flooding and now it's the trees. the back-to-back-to-back storms have saturated the ground so on highway 17 this morning a large pine tree dragged down power lines when it toppled over. traffic was a mess as all lanes were blocked for three hours. in lafayette trees fell blocking record rainfall in one of the wettest december starts softening root systems making trees vulnerable. >> this is where me and my kids and my husband sleep at. with. >> reporter: another storm is on the way and the shelter is extending its invitation
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through the week. 52 people stayed here last night. a school raised money so one woman could buy christmas gifts for her children. >> that makes me happy. >> kiet do, kpix 5. >> the red cross will extend the shelter if needed after monitoring the storm. roberta gonzales has the forecast. >> we have our "eye on the storm." look at the colors on the screen an intensifying area of low pressure right now. we also as we zoom in, into our own local bay area, see that we have lots of little cells that pop up especially around the north bay. the rain is moving in and we already have a flood advisory in effect for marin county. it's seen up to 4" of rain in the past 36 hours. that on top of the two inches of rain that's moving in with this system here. we'll keep an "eye on the
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storm." the latest round of rain is causing some flooding in southern marin county. business owners were shocked to find water when they went to work today. a marsh area in tiburon was overwhelmed by runoff from a hillside causing excess water to spill across tiburon boulevard which is the main road in town. some businesses across from town hall were flooded, as well. after weather like last week's storm, business owners say today's flooding was very unexpected. the weather is causing two-hour days at sfo right now. 48 flights have been canceled. oakland and san jose mineta have no delays or cancellations so far today. the manhunt in pennsylvania for a shooting suspect who killed five people has come to an end. bradley william stone's body was found in a wooded area near philadelphia. police believe he killed
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himself. investigators say bradley, a former marine, went on a shooting rampage yesterday morning. he is suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives following a child custody dispute. developing news. president obama has condemned a deadly school massacre in pakistan this morning that killed at least 126 people. cbs reporter alfonso van marsh tells us taliban gunmen stormed the building targeting teenagers, children and their teachers. [ sirens ] >> reporter: students who survived the terrifying attack in pakistan say taliban gunmen scaled the walls of their school and shot their way into classrooms. this person made it out. he says, we were doing our school work, suddenly we heard firing and the teacher told us not to be afraid, that maybe it was a drill. [ whistles [ . >> reporter: police say the attackers started killing children randomly at the military-run school. [ sirens ] >> reporter: several explosions went off as pakistani security forces fought a gun battle with
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the militants. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: pakistan's military stopped the siege and killed the attackers but not before dozens of students died. troops also disabled bombs that the taliban planted at the school. pakistan's prime minister called the massacre a national tragedy. a taliban spokesman claimed responsibility saying it's revenge for pakistani forces targeting taliban families. alfonso van marsh, cbs news. nobel peace prize winner malala yousefzai is heartbroken by the tragedy. a gunman is out on bail for violent criminal offenses. a growing memorial outside a cafe within man haron monis held more than a dozen people hostage yesterday. the siege ended in gunfire. two hostages were killed. the cafe's 34-year-old manager
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died after reportedly grabbing the suspect's gun and a 38-year- old mother is said. he was charged in the accessories of his ex-wife. tonight activists plan a rally right before a berkeley count is meeting to complain about police at a city council. protests have led to clashes with officers. but even before that, the berkeley naacp and other groups will make demands about how police behave. the concord police department is stepping up after a holiday grinch stole gifts from a salvation army donation center. the burglars made off with gifts worth thousands last week. they were wrapped ready to go to dozens of underprivileged families and now concord police
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are donating $1,000 to the salvation army and challenging the community to match it. the bay area makes its pitch to the u.s. olympics committee today. the other cities northern california will have to beat out to host the 2024 olympics. >> southern california is bracing for more rain. last week a mud slide took a few homes down with it. coming up, how thieves capitalized on those storm damaged homes. >> roberta in our kpix 5 studios. take a look at this. i have to turn around and look at that. these clouds are rolling in fast. these clouds are in advancement of rain. we'll pinpoint that storm together as the news continues right here on kpix 5. plus, to get your weather information all you have to is get the cbs bay area weather app. you can check conditions in your area, you can get realtime radar. search "kpix" in the app store and download the cbs bay area weather app, now available for both. i l0 phone and android. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,
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and taking a look at the big board right now, you can see the dow is in positive territory up 42 points. well, a jury has ruled in favor of apple in a billion- dollar class action lawsuit over itunes music. the lawsuit claimed that between 2007 and 2009, apple used software to delete music from customers' ipods if it was purchased from itunes rivals. the jury found that the software was part of a genuine product improvement, not anticompetitive. happening today, contenders to host the 2024 olympics are making pitches to it the u.s. olympic committee in redwood city. the committee is expected to choose between the bay area, los angeles, boston and washington, d.c. this vacant lot in brisbane could be the center of it all for the bay area. a pop-up stadium would be built for opening and closing
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ceremonies. each city has an hour to give a presentation. the decision will be in a month. robin williams' suicide was the most searched item on the internet this past year. the bay area comedian's august death topped google's list. it was searched more than notable events like the world cup and the ebola virus outbreak which rounded out the top 3. police in southern california are investigating a burglary of a home that was hit by a mud slide in last week's storm. a one-two punch for one camarillo resident. the victim was pushed out of home after this mud slide crashed into it and then after returning home, found $11,000 of jewelry that was missing. the neighborhood was damaged when heavy rains caused weakened hillsides to give way. can you imagine that? >> i can. i really can. >> you come back and you're robbed. not good. >> no. it's not good at all. i have nothing to say about that its just not good. that would never happen in northern california. [ laughter ] >> we hope not. i was just now on the radio
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with rebecca at kcbs radio. she goes what storm? we have blue skies. look how quickly things change. we currently have increasing cloud cover and that right there, we have green, we have yellow, we have orange on your tv screen. that is storm number 2 of this second day of the workweek rolling into the bay area. we also have some renegade rain showers producing heavy downpours in the north bay where we already have a flood advisory in effect for marin county up until 8:15 tonight. four inches of rain have fallen in many areas in the last 36 hours and we're counting on close to another two inches. oh, look at this beautiful scene. this is our live weather camera looking out towards the golden gate bridge. increasing cloud cover, temperatures currently in the 50s and low 60s and that's as good as it's going to get. another cloudy view. looking out towards the transamerica building, we have steady rain that will be developing for the evening commute. we'll have locally heavy rain at times, also some breezy
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southeast winds 10 to 20 miles per hour and i must put that chance of a thunderstorm in the forecast a lot of unstable air mass associated with that right there. that over there was yesterday's storm. right here is storm number 2. it's just winding up and taking a direct aim on northern california. behind me here is storm number 3. that's slated to move into our area beginning on friday. let's walk you through your afternoon. it looks pretty ominous. we have the screen all lit up in different colors. this is the evening commute. and again when you see the pockets of yellow and orange, that signifies anywhere from moderate to heavy downpours and some of these orange cells could contain an inch of rain per hour. again, a lot of instability behind the passage of this front so, therefore, we have to keep that threat of a thunderstorm in the forecast. we'll have the rain going on through tomorrow morning's commute, as well. a lingering shower too during the afternoon. when we crunch the numbers, according to the computer models we come up with these stats. nearly an inch of rain over the
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next 24 hours in santa rosa. nearly three-quarters through novato. that on top of the 4" of rain that already fell. about a half inch in redwood city and approaching 4/10ths in san jose. sun goes down tonight at 4:52. and chanukah -- yeah, it's going to be observed -- cloudy, rainy, that chance of a thunderstorm in the 50s. meanwhile, our temperatures will be in the 50s and in the 60s. we do have steady rain locally heavy at times for the evening commute throughout the evening hours and then wednesday morning, lingering showers making it a very hazardous morning commute, as well. the only dry day this week will be on thursday. then we introduce storm number three on friday. showers on saturday. dry sunday and monday. and that is our "eye on the storm." oklahoma, this is exciting we have some special guests in the kpix 5 studios. jamie horst from visa and tyler flores we all know him renowned bay area chef and board of director for san francisco marin food bank and you have a
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very special gift. >> we do. visa is so proud to be building healthy and vibrant communities around the world and especially here in the bay area. so today on behalf visa it's my pleasure to present this $100,000 check. >> whoo! >> -- to the san francisco marin food bank. >> thank you so much. and this is such a big deal. and jamie and i were just talking about this, how difficult it is to raise money for the food bank and i have been on the board of directors with the san francisco marin food bank for about two years now and -- and if you ever get a chance to volunteer your time and you want to do something great, please contact the san francisco marin food bank and -- and -- and volunteer your time. you love this city and i love everybody in it and this $100,000 check will create 300,000 meals. this is such a big deal. >> it will go a long way. >> we -- we -- we appreciate all our corporate sponsors and thank you so much for bringing
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this. i wonder if i can get it in my pocket. >> a wallet. how did you get -- this is a lot of money. >> this is a very important community for us. and so as we look at the communities where we live and work around the world, we do our best to be great community partners and to find those really great nonprofit leaders who are able to strengthen our communities. >> thank you so much for doing that, tyler thank you so much for coming in. it's great to see you, too. >> absolutely. >> we love tyler flores. for more on how you can help just go to our website, kpix.com/give. we'll be right back. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,
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well, today's tip of the day is going to be is going to be with strawberries. it's the holiday time. you can't beat it. now, in the summertime there's a lot of great strawberries. in the winter time you can't compromise. you have have to select and store them perfectly. when you buy them, make sure they're red like this all the way through, very important. make sure they are free from any green shoulders. once they are picked they don't ripe. they're done. so they have to be have all the sugar right away. when you bring them home, store them in the refrigerator right away but never wash them before you store them but always wash
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them before you enjoy them. strawberries for christmas. aren't these beautiful? i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. that's beautiful! bill cosby's wife is defending him as sexual assault allegations against him continue. reporter vinita nair reports camille cosby say she and her husband are the victims. >> reporter: in her first public comments camille cosby maintained her husband of 50 years is not the same person depicted in the headlines. in a statement she said, the man i met and fell in love with and whom i continue to love is the man you all knew through his work. he is a kind generous man. >> he really needs that right now more than anything to have his wife speak up. it's getting harder to defend bill cosby with someone like beverly johnson coming forward and making these accusations. >> reporter: last week, johnson, a former supermodel, became the latest to accuse
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cosby of drugging her. >> i remember being so disappointed. it was like a family member had betrayed me. >> reporter: camille cosby slammed the media saying, there appears to be no vetting of my husband's accusers before stories are published or aired. she compared the scandal to a now discredited rolling stone article about an alleged gang- rape at the university of virginia. cosby continued, none of us will ever want to be in the position of attacking a victim. but the question should be asked, who is the victim? attorneys for cosby have repeatedly denied the allegations. vinita nair, cbs news, new york. >> bill cosby's youngest daughter said he is the father you thought you knew. the cosby show was my today's tv reality show. happening today, south bay officials will take up a plan geared toward improving emergency response times. the issue goes before both the san jose city council and the
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santa clara county board of supervisors today. the goal is to get the san jose fire department to meet on time standards for at least 90% of 911 calls. a proposed contract restores funding that the county had withheld because of slow response times. santa clara's board of supervisors passed a living wage ordinance today. the ordinance would set pay at $19.06 an hour. it would apply to workers for for-profit employers who contract with the county. the living wage would kick in for contracts with employers initiated on or after july 1, 2015. storm 3 is making its way to the bay area. the rain will pick up this afternoon in time for the evening commute. we'll be tracking the storm on kpix 5 and kpix.com. and a reminder to you, if you have a consumer problem or question, just call our hotline at 888-5-helps-u. volunteers are there right now. in today's jobs report, jill schlesinger shows how the
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right websites and a little networking can help you land a great gig. >> reporter: gone are the days when finding a job meant pounding the pavement. today, job seekers found their keyboards surfing websites and apps designed to pinpoint the perfect gig. indeed, career build ever and monster.com allow to you focus your geographic search to find your dream job in the bay area. aside from providing a database of job listings, many of them also host your resume' making it visible to employers. career experts say companies are now increasingly using their own workers to find new hires. referred candidates are twice as likely to land an interview, have a 40% better chance of being hired and are 15% less likely to quit than other applicants. that's according to the federal reserve bank of new york. that means that your online job search has to start with identifying major employers in the bay area like kaiser
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permanente or safeway. then try to network with employees in person or through social media. one thing is clear: the digital age has not yet replaced the human touch. i'm jill schlesinger for kpix 5. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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shopping. how retailers are charging you based on your habits. and coming up tonight at 5:00 the secret strategy to online shopping. how retailers are charging you based on your habits and the simple things you can do to get a discount. those stories and more tonight at 5:00. done with all your
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shopping? >> i really am. >> that's good. >> just a little thing here and there. how about you? >> no. i just started on friday. so i'm just beginning. >> okay. well, you're going to want to go indoors today. might be a good day for shopping. stay indoors. we have the second storm of the week. but it's the third storm of the past six days. and there it is, look how impressive it is. it's going to produce up to 2.5" of rain over the next 4 hours. we have a flood advisory in effect for marin county. be careful during the evening choose. >> have a great afternoon. captions by: caption colorado c comments@captioncolorado.co m
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>> maya: a gorgeous luxury condo. a bathtub in the living room? >> rick: [ chuckles ] >> maya: [ chuckles ] how can i possibly thank you? >> rick: i'm asking a lot of you. can't be easy pretending to dump you, go back to caroline. it's... >> maya: it's not forever.

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