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his most loyal supporters. president trump making an all-out push for his ideas on gun safety including trying to convince his most loyal supporters. good afternoon, i'm anne makovec in for kenny choi. >> and i'm michelle griego. first, new at noon, san francisco firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire.
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it was reported around 10:45 in the mission district near dolores park. the fire is at an old victorian home. at least two stories have burned. and you can see firefighters inside the home trying to make progress on the fire. no reports of any injuries at this time. the cause is under investigation. and we'll keep you updated throughout the day. the other big story we're following, the president used his speech at the conservative political action conference to share his plans to stop mass shootings. kpix 5 reporter jackie ward has more. >> reporter: the crowd at the annual cpac convention greeted president trump enthusiastically. >> we salute our great american flag. we put our hands on our hearts for the pledge of allegiance. and we all proudly stand for the national anthem. [ cheers ] >> reporter: much of the president's speech focused on his plan to stop gun violence in american schools by putting
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guns in the hands of some teachers. >> well trained, gun-adept teachers and coaches and people that work in those buildings, you do a concealed carry permit. [ cheers ] >> reporter: many here agree with the president's proposal. >> it would make me feel very good to know that they were trained, equipped and had the wherewithal to use those weapons to protect the children. >> reporter: but not all the president's ideas are popular. this woman strongly supports the second amendment but is against the plan to raise the age to buy some semi-automatic weapons from 18 to 2 1. >> i don't think we should be infringed on any of our rights. i mean, 18-year-olds can go to the military. so -- >> reporter: despite some disagreement, the president received a standing ovation. president trump also used the speech to renew his call for congress to pass a bill that would fund a wall along the u.s./mexico border. in the newsroom, jackie ward, kpix 5. president trump also had
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harsh words for the florida deputy who stayed outside while students were being massacred inside the marjory stoneman douglas high school. the broward county sheriff said during the shooting, deputy scot peterson stayed outside of building 12 on the west side for about 4 minutes. the shooting lasted about 6 minutes. peterson has been suspended without pay and then resigned. >> that's the case where somebody who was outside, they're trained, they didn't react properly under pressure or they were cowards. >> the high school plans to resume classes next week starting to face the new normal, what some have called. closer to home more shaking in contra costa county. 13 earthquakes around danville over the past 24 hours including one with a 3.3 magnitude. mostly they were too small to feel but the largest was around 5:30 a.m. and in the hours before, quake
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of 2.8 and 2.7 hit the area. no damage record but bart did have a small delay this morning because of the seismic activity. just two days ago four small earthquakes hit the same area. those heading to the mountains this weekend will be in for a treat because, look at this this is a live look at our sierra-at-tahoe camera where snow has been falling at lower elevations. and just looking at that makes me want to go. >> it looks so pretty. yeah, i wouldn't be surprised if people are heading there. yes after that fresh snow, here's a look at your snow totals. what we have noticed so far these ski resorts reporting 12 inches in kirkwood, 10 in heavenly, sierra-at-tahoe, boreal, over a foot of snow. tahoe looking good. here's what you can expect today. 29 degrees for their high. the winds have calmed down a lot but tomorrow a little breezy, 36 degrees for the high then. and sunny skies on sunday with 39 degrees. so not a bad weekend to head up there. and then for us this is what
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we're seeing. it's cool out there right now. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. we are seeing strong winds coming out of the west- northwest for most of us especially along the coast. 14-mile-per-hour winds in downtown san francisco, sfo 14. half moon bay at 13. these have been consistently around 10 to 20 miles per hour throughout the morning hours. and it's gusty throughout the north and east bay hills, as well. i'll have your full weekend forecast coming up. it is going to be chilly for san francisco's famous chinese parade tomorrow. kpix 5's jessica flores has a preview of some of the highlights. >> reporter: this is where the magic happens at pier 54. these floats will roll down tomorrow's chinese new year parade and the star of these floats of course is the dog. because it is the year of the dog. crews putting the finishing touches on 11 of 21 floats rolling them out for their debut at the san francisco
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practice digs, the chinese new year parade. >> it's very pretty but at night it really comes to life. there's probably 10 different styles of lights that he worked into the float. >> reporter: the master float builder says her team of craftsmen from builders to painters have been working towards this moment for months. >> that's right. we started in early december with a small crew and then got very busy in january and busier in february and kind of wrapped it up in the last few days back to our core crew. >> reporter: some floats more traditional, others with a modern touch, all celebrating the year of the dog. >> the dogs were really a fun theme to work with because everybody loves dogs. so you know, everyone came in with, you know, a favorite and they all have really great positive emotional responses because who doesn't love dogs? our dog of course is very proud and grand at the front. >> reporter: but before the proud moment at the chinese new year parade, the floats are parked and worked on at pier 54 until the very last second when they will roll through the city streets for more than a million
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people. in san francisco, jessica flores, kpix 5. all lanes are back open on highway 880 in hayward. chp says four lanes were closed during the morning commute after a big rig overturned. the collision happened just south of the whipple road off- ramp after 5:30 this morning. it's unclear what caused the overturn. no injuries were reported. police believe the three men found in san francisco's haight-ashbury neighborhood outside of a school died of apparent overdoses. health officials think the drug fentanyl is to blame. police say no foul play is suspected. but they did find drug paraphernalia at the scene suggesting that the men were using meth or crack cocaine. fentanyl is an opioid that's often used intentionally to increase the potency of other drugs or accidentally mixed in. >> it's very easy to overdose with fentanyl. it's more than 100 times more
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potent than morphine. you can die within minutes. that's how powerful it is. >> the city health department says the best safety measure for drug users is narcan a nasal spray that can reverse overdoses. in a few hours, dozens of stanford students plan to gather at the campus site where a woman was sexually assaulted by former student athlete brock turner. recently the university canceled plans to put a plaque there. the decision comes after the victim wants no part in it. the professor behind the project wanted to include a quote from her statement that she read during the sentencing of turner in 2016. students say they are upset by the decision and that they will be calling on the school to do more to curb sexual assaults. we are getting a better idea of just how much the uc system paid to settle sexual misconduct complaints. according to the "sacramento bee," payouts totaled more than $3.4 million in the 2016-2017 fiscal year. two claims were settled for
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more than a million dollars each. the allegations range from inappropriate hugging and kissing to sexual assault. amid fallout from the deadly wine country wildfires,s a sonoma county supervisor is making an admission. people were put in danger during the early hours of the wildfires because county officials didn't issue more coordinated widespread warnings. wireless alerts to cell phones that would warn people of an emergency were not used. at least 42 people died, thousands of buildings destroyed. rebuilding is under way after those devastating fires. construction has started on the first new homes since flames tore through santa rosa's coffey park. and here's a look at the rest of the progress that's been made over the past two months. nearly 400 students returned to the neighborhood elementary school after winter break and before the end of last month, the u.s. army corps of engineers cleaned up the debris for more than 1200 houses in
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coffey park. today the riverside county couple who allegedly held their children captive at home are due in court for a conference about the case. david and louise turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, abuse and other charges. the parents remain in custody on a $12 million bail. the courtroom conference is expected to focus on date setting and other procedure issues. a judge barred the couple from contacting their children. the siblings, between 2 and 29 years old were rescued from their home in paris after one of them escaped last month. lawyers representing the children say the kids are making progress as they work to recover. this just in. former trump campaign official rick gates has pleaded guilty to lying to the fbi and trying to defraud the u.s. he will cooperate with robert mueller's russia probe. gates and trump's former campaign chairman paul manafort are each facing 32 new charges related to tax fraud and other financial crimes. it all stems from their work for the former president of ukraine.
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the indictments are part of special counsel robert mueller's investigation into the trump campaign and any possible ties into russian election interference. democrats in california are gathering today in san diego for their convention. it runs through sunday. u.s. senator dianne feinstein hopes to get an endorsement from the delegates as she runs for another term. the 25-year incumbent's main competitor is state senate leader kevin de leon a democrat. it's not clear if either will get the 60% of votes needed to win the official party backing. coming up, the prominent figures and celebrities working to inspire thousands of women at an event in san jose today. >> and the tweet being blamed on wiping out $1 billion in one california company's market value. fire fighting is a very dangerous profession.
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we have one to two fires a day and when you respond together and you put your lives on the line, you do have to surround yourself with experts. and for us the expert in gas and electric is pg&e. we run about 2,500/2,800 fire calls a year and on almost every one of those calls pg&e is responding to that call as well. and so when we show up to a fire and pg&e shows up with us it makes a tremendous team during a moment of crisis. i rely on them, the firefighters in this department rely on them, and so we have to practice safety everyday.
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utilizing pg&e's talent and expertise in that area trains our firefighters on the gas or electric aspect of a fire and when we have an emergency situation we are going to be much more skilled and prepared to mitigate that emergency for all concerned. the things we do every single day that puts ourselves in harm's way, and to have a partner that is so skilled at what they do is indispensable, and i couldn't ask for a better partner.
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simple tweet. reality t-v star and makeup mogul kylie jenner -- tweeted -- quote: "sooo.. does anyone else open snapchat a user had an impact on snap chatted with a tweet. reality tv star and makeup mogul kylie jenner tweeted out, so, does anyone else not open snapchat anymore or is it just me? ugh. this is so sad. she posted that this week after snapchat revamped its design and now some say jenner's tweets helped contribute to a 6% decline in snapchat shares yesterday wiping out $1.3 billion in market value. jenner later tweeted, still love you though, snap. might be late for that. >> yeah. >> let's take a live look at the board see how the stocks are doing. the dow is up about 249 points. >> don't love it if you don't open it. the annual conference for women in san jose kicked off this morning. this year's speakers including
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reese witherspoon, "new york times" investigative reporter jody kanter and amal clooney who sat down with the host of nwh's all things considered during the event's opening session and touched on topics ranging from equal pay and opportunities for women in the workplace. >> it's wonderful woman power. it's very inspirational. and -- women of all ages. how to stop thinking about yourself and how you position yourself in the workplace and in the -- >> watermark is the leading community of top women executives, entrepreneurs and emerging executives in the bay area whose mission is to increase the representation of women in leadership positions. after an all too brief reprieve, the golden state is once again starting to brown up and head back into a drought. the u.s. drought monitor has nearly 48% of the state categorized as being in at least moderate drought. more than 91% of the state is
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listed as at least abnormally dry which is the precursor stage to a drought. so we need snow and rain. next week is actually looking like things will change. we are going to start to see a couple of more systems coming through which could add a little bit of moisture to our very dry state. here's a look now at san francisco. clear skies out there, plenty of sunshine. but it's still feeling brisk out there. so your headlines, no more rain in sight. we have a little bit. i'll show you the rain in a moment. but we are getting those north- northwest winds. right now especially along the coast and those north bay hills, the east bay hills also feeling that breeze. this weekend, temperatures will warm slightly. and temperatures right now pretty cool. 53 in concord. oakland 48. 49 in livermore. it was very chilly this morning because of that windchill factor so that's definitely- centing a lot. north winds in pleasanton -- that's definitely contributing a lot. north winds in pleasanton in the teens. so it's feeling breezy.
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beautiful skies and clear conditions. very light rain yesterday. that's the first measurable rain for downtown in 28 days. showers popped up and there was a beautiful rainbow. here's the weekend conditions. cold clear skies especially in the mornings it will feel chilly still. but yes, again, we are going to warm up slightly compared to these temperatures. mid to upper 50s today. we are looking at low 60s for your saturday and sunday. here's something you can do this weekend, go up to tahoe and enjoy the resorts:
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clear skies for the rest of the day, and cloudy tomorrow. not much moisture with that one at all. sunday nice and clear. and then here's what happens. on monday, we do have that chance of rain. scattered showers in our forecast for monday. not going to be too big of a rainmaker, maybe .10" to even a quarter inch of rain. a dot, not 25 inches. a quarter inch is what we'll get. sorry. wednesday a stronger rainstorm through thursday. that could be a decent rainmaker so could help a little bit. >> good. we need the help. thank you. and it is friday. our favorite day. which of course means our pet expert dr. jill chase is here to answer your burning pet questions! >> mack, cute little pet, we'll
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and we try to get them skinnier. this is the opposite problem. >> this is a situation where i had two patients come in, in the last few weeks where their weight all of a sudden was 5 pounds less than what it should be. these are big does so they could handle that five pound weight loss but everything else about them was fine so it was a surprise. so we're looking for why would a animal lose weight when they are eating normally and everything else is fine. the first thing is to rule out an intestinal parasite. giardia is prevalent here. it's spread by fecal oral. basically they touch poop that has it and they get it in their mouth. >> which dogs do. >> or they drink water or eat grass. it has to be a very wet environment. other things that can cause weight loss like that are diabetes. diabetes can show up very insidiously meaning your animal seems just fine eating great but they are losing weight. hyperthyroidism where an animal
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might be being treated for hypothyroidism where the gland isn't producing enough hormone treated with medication and sometimes they are getting too much medication so they become hyperthyroid which means their metabolism is working too fast so they are eating normally but weight is dropping. usually the more serious things like cancer or, um, kidney, liver disease, things like that. the animal is not going to be feeling fine. they are going to show other symptoms of not feeling well so those are lower on the list. see what to do, you take your animal in, have a physical, run a fecal sample, lab tests and if more tests like ultrasound, x-rays and then we do that as well if needed. >> all right. luckily, mack doesn't seem to be having that problem. he is just right. >> mack is good. >> if you have a question about your pet's health and well- being. ust email us at pets@kpix.com and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. we'll be right back.
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the backlash from bay area a magnituge 3- point-six quake... followed by a magnitude 2-point-8 quake have just struck near the city of danville. we have a crew that's it for k-p- i-x 5 news at ld and the beaut more earthquakes are rattling the east bay. a 3.6 and 2.8 quake have just struck near the city of danville. we do have a crew heading to that direction to give us more on that. and we were just talking about this swarm of earthquakes in danville in that whole area. >> whoo. >> in just the last 24 hours. so here you go, two more. >> and they are all realmy small but once you get into the mid 3s, that's something that people can feel. so it will be interesting, although the latest from the usgs is this is not indicative
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of anything larger coming down the pike per se. >> we always say that. >> it's the hayward fault so many people live along it so you don't want the ground shaking underneath you. >> but we do live in earthquake country. so it's a good reminder to be prepared. >> so more on that at 5:00 tonight. meantime, thanks for joining us at noon. enjoy the rest of your beautiful sunny but chilly friday. >> yeah. it's friday. oh, look at mack. bye, mack! fire fighting is a very dangerous profession.
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we have one to two fires a day and when you respond together and you put your lives on the line, you do have to surround yourself with experts. and for us the expert in gas and electric is pg&e. we run about 2,500/2,800 fire calls a year and on almost every one of those calls pg&e is responding to that call as well. and so when we show up to a fire and pg&e shows up with us it makes a tremendous team during a moment of crisis. i rely on them, the firefighters in this department rely on them, and so we have to practice safety everyday.
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utilizing pg&e's talent and expertise in that area trains our firefighters on the gas or electric aspect of a fire and when we have an emergency situation we are going to be much more skilled and prepared to mitigate that emergency for all concerned. the things we do every single day that puts ourselves in harm's way, and to have a partner that is so skilled at what they do is indispensable, and i couldn't ask for a better partner. >> yeah, i'm watching it too. i see them every day. >> the curtains, they're always drawn in this place. >> i know. >> that guy, it seems like he's in charge of them. i don't know, i don't feel very good about this. >> we have to report this. >> yes, absolutely.
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♪ ♪ >> katie: you said it. >> wyatt: you did, too. >> katie: hmm. >> wyatt: i mean, it's too late to take it back now, though, right? >> katie: yeah, i guess it is too late. >> wyatt: i mean, do you want to? take -- take it -- take it back? >> katie: um, saying that i love you? no. do you? >> wyatt: [ murmuring ] [ katie giggles ]

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