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on their schools to become "sanctuary campuses" for igrants. and now now at noon, bay area students calling on their schools to become sanctuary campuses for undocumented immigrants and now a state leader is getting involved. good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. kpix 5's anne makovec is live
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at ucsf on what's happening there today. anne. >> reporter: lieutenant governor gavin newsom is set to talk with students at about 12:30 this afternoon about how the cal state and uc system can help protect undocumented students. [ students chanting ] >> reporter: there have been protests nationwide this week students calling on universities to become sanctuary campuses, officially limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities. >> for us a sanctuary campus means to become a campus where we embrace and support and fight for our undocumented community. >> reporter: just yesterday, the chancellor of cal state announced that cal campuses will not enforce federal immigration policy unless forced to by law. but the uc system is taking a more measured approach. >> right now, all we know is the campaign rhetoric from donald trump. >> reporter: uc spokesman says
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they have organized a task force to see what can be done to help the system's 3700 illegal students and they already provide immigrants legal help. >> right now, it doesn't seem to make sense for us to make a pronouncement on one thing or another until we know the landscape, we know what we are reacting to. >> reporter: so this afternoon, newsom is expected to deliver a letter to uc president janet napolitano asking her to officially declare all uc campuses sanctuary campuses. back to you. >> so why wouldn't the uc system want to make the sanctuary declaration? >> reporter: it all comes down to money. the uc system is big into research. they get billions of dollars from the federal government and from the state to do this research. and while they may not agree with some of the policies that may or may not be coming into play under the trump administration flouting them and verbally saying we are not going to follow the law could
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be enough of a slap in the face to have them give a more measured response. gentleman a central valley a central valley man is accused of sex crimes against a teenager. 4-year-old ian teeinger from patterson was arrested involving a teenaged girl taken from an oakland hotel. he also allegedly victimized other girls in the bay area and central valley. call police with information. an apartment fire left a firefighter hurt in san jose. two people had to be rescued from a balcony. chopper 5 got a look at the damage from above and it took about 30 minutes for crews to put out the flames at seven trees boulevard and an investigation is under way. new at noon, oakland a's minority owner lew wolff is stepping down as the team's
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managing partner. he will remain with the team as chairman emeritus. wolff was the driving force behind efforts to get a ballpark built in san jose but was unable to breakthrough major league baseball's red tape. majority owner john fisher will replace lew wolff as managing partner. other bay area headlines at least 26,000 customers were without power this morning mostly danville and san ramon. it tied up traffic for a while. several streetlights were out including this one at crow canyon road. traffic is back to normal on 880 after an early-morning accident shut down a stretch of the freeway in milpitas. it happened around 5:20 near highway 237. the chp says a nissan maxima either stopped or slowed down in the northbound lanes then was hit by a truck. the car burst into flames and people got out of their cars to pull the driver to safety. he was taken to the hospital. right now crews are hard at work at a san francisco beach trying to protect it. kpix 5's maria medina shows us
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how they are trying to prevent the earth from giving way. >> just in the last year we probably lost 20, 30 feet off the dunes down here. >> reporter: robert surfed out here in ocean beach for the last 40 years so he has seen the earth give way feet by feet. >> this went out another 20, 30 feet, it was a gradual slope. there was a beach out here all the way along here. we used to hang out on here and -- >> reporter: the coastal commission warns that if cities didn't act now we would pay the price here in california later. they predict the sea level to rise at the most 66 inches by the year 2100. >> well, it's chronic. it's been going on for years. >> reporter: starting today at ocean beach, crews began moving sand from the north side of the beach to the south side. >> the short term solution is to move sand that's accumulating here at the north end of the beach where we are getting too much sand, moving it down to the south end of the beach where we're having chronic erosion and not enough
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sand. >> reporter: just one quick look and you can see where there once was a cliff. now they are trying to keep erosion from getting too close to a treatment plant and piping. while they say it's helping, everyone knows it's only a matter of time before the water takes over. >> they did fill this in with sand, what, two years ago, three years ago? and the dunes went out about another, what, 30, 40 feet out from here? >> reporter: and the it's going to take crews up to 6 -- and it's going to take crews up to 6 weeks to move the sand. they are looking at some longer term solutions including building a seawall. at ocean beach, maria medina, kpix 5. wells fargo has a long way to go to recover from its fake accounts scandal. the bank says that new account openings were down 44% in october compared to the same time last year. that's worse than september's drop. account closures were up 3%. and the bank saw a 50% drop in
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credit card applications. wells fargo has had backlash over revelations that 2 million unauthorized accounts were opened in customer names. today tesla shareholders will vote on a multi-billion- dollar merger with san mateo based solarcity. the idea is for showrooms to be a one-stop shop for all your energy needs. cars, home batteries, solar panels and one day solar roof tiles. solarcity carries some heavy debt, and critics worry the deal may be a bailout since elon musk is the company's largest shareholder and also related to solarcity's ceo. a meeting for president- elect trump today. he will sit down with japan's prime minister in his first meting with a foreign head of state since winning the election. kenneth craig reports he is also focusing on his inner circle in his transition to the white house. >> reporter: donald trump, jr. posed with security guards at trump tower this morning as the president-elect's transition team continues its work.
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mr. trump is meeting today with former secretary of state henry kissinger and south carolina governor nikki haley as he works on policy and key tomorrow nations. >> he is just loving this role taking account of many different people and phone calls, going through paperwork and forming his cabinet and senior staff. >> reporter: published reports say mr. trump's son-in-law is being considered for a top level white house role. cbs news has learned that mr. trump has five frontal system for key positions in the white house. >> it's a great transition. >> reporter: former director of the defense intelligence agency mike flynn is the favorite for national security adviser. vice president-elect mike pence met with congressional republicans to talk about moving the trump agenda forward. >> going to rebuild our military, revive our economy. >> reporter: later today president-elect trump will meet with japan's prime minister. shinzo abe wants to build trust with the next president. hillary clinton instruct an
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optimistic tone during her first appearance since her concession speech last week. she told supporters to stay engaged. >> that's how we get through this. >> reporter: she spoke at the children's defense fund, the nonprofit organization where she started her career. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. >> trump aides say not to expect any announcements until right before or after thanksgiving. they point out that president obama waited 20 days to make his first announcement and president clinton took even longer. still ahead, facebook under the microsoft for not keeping fake election news off your feeds. >> gearing up for the ski season. how sierra shops and resorts are getting ready for opening day in the snow. >> we definitely saw a chilly start today. but the big weather story, rain is on the way. and plenty of it! i know you probably can't tell by the look of this picture of the pyramid this midday but coming up i'll detail rain for your weekend. ,,
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looking at more fake stories than real ones. people who got their election news on facebook might have been looking at more fake stories than real ones. buzzfeed analyzed the last three months of campaign coverage and studied how facebook users engaged with bogus news stories compared to authentic ones. >> jericka duncan looks at the findings. >> reporter: you might have seen this headline saying pope francis shocks world endorses donald trump for president. you may have even shared the article or just clicked like or wow or made a comment. the story was false joining the ranks of other shared or liked
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articles. wikileaks confirms hillary sold weapons to isis or hillary is disqualified from holding any federal office. buzzfeed news says during the last three months of the presidential campaign, of the top 20 fake election-related articles on facebook, all but three were anticlinton or pro trump. and facebook users engaged with them using a share, like or comment more than 8.7 million times. but they engaged with the top 20 election stories from legitimate news outlets for and against each candidate fewer than 7.4 million times. according to pew research, 66% of facebook users get their news from the site but at air tech conference last week facebook's ceo zuckerberg dismissed the issue. . >> i think the idea that fake news on facebook includes the election in any way is crazy. >> reporter: but a few days
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later in a post, he acknowledged finish has begun to look into ways for the online community to flag hoaxes and fake news. it's difficult to filter out fake news but they have announced plans to prevent fake stories from spreading by restricting advertisements with website that is spread fake content. cbs news, new york. looking at stocks this afternoon, the dow is up 22. some welcome news for parents. car booster seats for children are getting safer. the insurance institute for highway safety gave ratings for 48 booster seats. when they started rating them eight years ago only about a quarter got high marks. >> this is one of our best bet boosters and why is that? what makes it a best bet booster is that the lap belt is
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in a good position up at the top of the sides. it's not riding up on the soft belly. when the lap belt is up on the belly, it puts the child at risk for injuries to the abdomen internal injuries. >> only two seats are not recommended. the costco easy elite and costco high in one dx. iihs says they fit improperly and the manufacturer says they are built to provide children excellent protection in the event of a crash. a live look now at the "sierra at tahoe" ski area near the lake's south shore. limited skiing and snowboarding this weekend in tahoe area. that hasn't been a lot of natural snow but many resorts are putting their snowmaking equipment to work. boreal mountain resort and mount rose ski area plan to have a limited number of runs open starting tomorrow. many other ski areas plan to
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open wednesday the day before thank. businesses that rely on the winter sports industry hope snow will be plentiful this season. last year' snowfall was near average around the bay area, cool temperatures are the big story. julie watts is in for roberta with our forecast. ♪[ music ] >> well, it was definitely a chilly start this morning. we saw temperatures down in the 30s and 40s for many locations around the bay. but the good news is, sunshine and plenty of it is in store for the rest of the day. temperatures mild today. this is the most important weather headline, rain this weekend and plenty of it. le take a look at the satellite perspective and talk about what's happening. here's the weekend storm making its way in. it will sink south so a little different than most of our systems that move in from the north. this will sink south of it tap
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into subtropical moisture and bring with it plenty of ammunition for rainfall. so futurecast timing out that rain, and as you can see, widespread rain beginning in the north bay, this is early saturday morning around 2 a.m. it slowly moves through on saturday stalling over the bay area so bringing plenty of rain and then we see those post frontal showers continuing on sunday and then on into monday a chance of showers continuing so how much rain are we talking? keep in mind normal for this month would be somewhere around 3, 3.5" depending where you are. we are looking at over an inch for many locations. in the north bay and some spots in the south bay. this is going to be a very wet system and most if not all of us will see some pretty impressive totals. here's a look at the high temperatures today also pretty impressive. temperatures mild probably going to feel a little warmer
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than yesterday. upper 50s along the coast, low 60s around the bay. low to mid-60s for those warmer spots inland. sunset tonight 4:57. sunrise tomorrow morning, 6:54. and a look at the extended forecast shows again sunshine and warming today and tomorrow topping out near 70 for the warmest spots on friday then rain saturday. likely sunday maybe even a lingering shower on monday. and then we start to dry out tuesday through midweek. still ahead, helping homeless pet owners keep their animals healthy. a bay area woman's mission making her this week's jefferson award winner. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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on the streets shouldn't have a pet... and that's exactly what ted a bay area w people sometimes assume a homeless person on the street shouldn't have a pet. >> and that's exactly what motivated a bay area woman into action not to take the pet away but to make sure that the animals are healthy. kpix 5's allen martin introduces us to this week's jefferson award recipient. >> reporter: once a month across from the berkeley animal shelter -- >> apparently the dog was being attacked by another dog. >> reporter: --jill poesner's volunteers open up a van full of pet medicine and offer free vaccinations and other basic veterinary care for alameda and contra costa county's homeless dog and cat owners. >> oh, no. no. >> reporter: 15 years ago she thought differently. >> my first reaction was, how can you have an animal?
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you can't take care of yourself. >> i'll check and see if that's okay. >> reporter: then she educated herself. >> animals are crucial companions to people no matter what kind of money you have. definitely people without homes don't necessarily make bad pet owners. >> needed that. >> they might make the best pet owners. >> reporter: like jordan and scarlet. >> i can actually have a companion with me and it's not going to screw me over or leave me or anything, you know. >> looks like irritation. >> reporter: nancy brought simba. >> he was shelter-bound so we intercepted him. we were only supposed to be fostering but i think he is staying. >> reporter: after 10 years of doing this work on her own, in 2011 jill posener set up the nonprofit called paw fund. >> number 11. >> reporter: now with the help of 40 to 50 volunteers, the clinics along with spay and neuter referral are going strong. and to some, it might seem odd that a vaccination clinic is being run by someone who is afraid of needles. >> oh, i don't go anywhere near needles. >> you got it!
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>> reporter: jill is so squeamish, she doesn't even watch but she does see what pet owners get out of it. >> what we see at your clinics is this real --at our clinics is this real sense of accomplishment, they came to the clinic and did something for their animals and their animal went home healthier. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: she is more of a people person, in it for the human connection. >> one of the things that i'm aware of, i'm white, shocking, middle class, european. i'm kind of a senior. so there's a hell of a lot of people that i don't have an immediate connection with. >> reporter: and paw fund connects her to the clients while connecting the clients to their furry companions. >> we go home feeling like, wow, we did something good today. wow, that worked out. wow that person really understood, you know, what her animal needed. >> reporter: so for helping keep pets healthy and allowing their owners to keep those animals in their lives, this week's jefferson award in the
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bay area goes to jill poesner. allen martin, kpix 5. if you would like to donate to paw fund or nominate your own local hero, just go to our website, cbssf.com/hero. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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constantly congested. coming up at five: how one local city is trying something new to enforce ditching we all know that roads and tunnels are congested in the bay area. coming up at 5:00, how one local city is trying something new to enforce ditching the car for a bicycle. that's ahead on kpix 5 news at 5:00. >> i think the bicycle is one of the most underestimated modes of transportation. right? >> that's true. >> helps the environment. >> have a great day. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com [music]
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