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tv   KPIX 5 News Sat Morn Edition  CBS  March 24, 2018 7:00am-7:30am PDT

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now on kpix 5 this sands of young people a hundreds of thousands of young people are expected in washington, d.c. for the march for our lives rally. we will take a look at the local student movement. president trump takes back his threat to shut down the federal government. what changed his mind about congresses spending bill? looking for love? you will not find it on craigslist. why the website suddenly shut down its personal ad section. it is 7:00 a.m. on the saturday, march 24. >> we will get started this morning with a check of your forecast. >> a couple of you might still see the scattered showers. overall the most significant band of rainfall has are to pass through. san jose you are seeing showers.
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a couple of stray showers through south san francisco. we do have a couple of showers were there in san francisco as well. east bay getting ready for sprinkles heading your way. overall, drying out for most of the day today. cannot rule out a couple of lingering showers. temperatures are on the cool side. we are in the 40s. it pretty much areawide. futurecast shows the band of showers spreading south throughout the day. a couple of sprinkles here and there. the next organize band of rain moves in this evening. between 5-7:00 p.m. spreading south overnight tonight. we will stay unsettled for your sunday. then we have a warm up on the way. we will talk more about that coming up. this is the day that students and other demonstrators will take parts in hundreds of marches across the country to protest gun violence at schools. here is more on the
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"march for our lives" movement. >> reporter: preparations are complete for today's massive "march for our lives" rally in washington, d.c. students from around the nation are joining organizers from stoneman douglas high school. >> we will be the ones to create change because of this country. >> reporter: at a concert last night to benefit gun safety, students from stoneman douglas took to the stage rally the crowd ahead of today's event. earlier in the day, survivors of the parkland shooting met with lawmakers on capitol hill. making their intentions are clear. >> we students have become victims of our governments glaring in action. never again. we have come here today to hold accountable politicians and their disturbing in action. >> reporter: the "march for our lives" demonstration here in d.c. is expected to draw more than half a million protesters. while this is the primary events, it will be just one of many. movements website says more than 800 similar marches will
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be held worldwide. >> i am scared that one day i will ride in my car, i am tired of that feeling. >> reporter: a combined, coordinated events, could end up being among the largest student protests in recent injury -- recent history. bay area marches are planned this money for san jose city hall, and the civic center plaza in san francisco. locations in several other cities. we will have coverage today on kpix5 news at five and 6:00 p.m. these marches, day after a 15-year-old student was arrested and accused of bringing a loaded handgun to his high school in san lorenzo. the incident put royal high school and walked on for almost an hour yesterday. the alameda county sheriff's department says the student showed the weapon to someone or told someone about it. or it eventually got to a student's administrator who called police. >> we were able to make a phone call into the classroom. alert the teacher to
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what we were doing. love this will down, and then very quickly and systematically get to that students and detain him before they could access the webinar do anything crazy. >> it is not clear why that student brought the weapon to campus. there was a similar incident at oakland fremont high school where another student was arrested earlier this week. three people are recovering this morning, after their car slid off the road in conquered. it happened just before midnight on highway 4, terrified or say somehow that car overturned and slid down the embankment. chp is investigating the cause of the crash. the man who crashed his fiery suv through the gates of travis air force base has been identified as a 51- year-old [ name indescernible ] he was a native of india living in the bay area since 1993. when first responders reached him they say he was ready dead inside of his vehicle. investigators are now looking into his motive. crews have cleaned up a nasty rollover crashes near levi stadium. it happened before 9:00 p.m.
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last night on great america way. investigators say one person is in critical condition. three others are also injured. the driver of a tesla has died after a fiery crash, it happened yesterday morning on southbound 101 in mountain view. the driver crashed into the median barrier on the car burst into flames. two other cars were also involved. those drivers are not hurt. a final farewell to a sheriff's deputy. law enforcement officers from all over northern california came to marin center to pay their respects to 24-year-old deputy, brian zirkle. he died in a car crash on highway one last week while responding to a 911 call. he is survived by his parents, two brothers and his fiancie. president trump is ordering a band on many transgender troops, but not all. he is revoking a complete ban he tried to impose
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last summer. the new policy disqualifies anyone who has, or needs transgender reassignment surgery. defense secretary, jim matus, recommended that approach. house minority leader, nancy pelosi tweeted this hateful ban is purpose built to humiliate our brave transgender members of the military who serve with honor and dignity. state attorney general says california will take every measure available to prevent president trump discriminatory action that harms or marginalizes transgender servicemembers or any other transgender americans who wish to courageously defend our nation. the latest plan is likely to face court challenges, especially since the legal battle over the previous man is still unresolved. president trump says he will never sign another bill like the one he just signed in law. mola lenghi on the presidents threat to veto for -- future measures to fund the government. >> reporter: president trump touched down, in florida, after hitting a nerve in washington.
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friday morning he threatened to veto $1.3 trillion bond spending bill, even catching some of his own aid to help negotiate the deal by surprise. in the end, he put the pen to the paper. >> there are some things that we should have in the bill , but i say to congress i will never sign another bill like this again. i'm not going to do it again. >> reporter: the 2200 page bill increases military and domestic spending , but a fall short of the funding amount president trump requested for his border wall, does not provide a solution for daca recipients. the president had his chance on that deal a month ago. >> we gave him $25 million, everything he asked for. he said no. >> reporter: house speaker, paul ryan, called president trump friday morning and intervene. the speaker on top white house advisors persuaded the president to sign the bill. >> the motion to conquer is agreed to. >> reporter: the bill passed congress with bipartisan support. it funds the government through september, avoiding what would have been a third shut down
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this year. >> i thought what we did was the best thing we could have done. it was the only thing we could have done. >> reporter: congress is now in recess for two weeks. mola lenghi, cbs news, the white house. a vigil was held in sacramental si for a man fatally shot by police. sacramento police were searching for a suspect in a series of broken car windows. this was last sunday night. they shot stephan clark at his grandparents backyard. investigators say the officers mistook his cell phone for a gun. last night's vigil turned into a protest. [chanting] [chanting] >> the protest briefly became confrontational when demonstrators blocked some intersections and police arrived to control the crowd. no reports of arrests or other incidents last night. alden smith has been arrested again, in san francisco. the former raider
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linebacker has already been facing charges in a domestic violence case from earlier this month. he is now accused of violating a judges order to stay away from his fiancie , who he allegedly attacked. the 28-year-old turned himself in yesterday, that was after police got a warrant saying he had breached the protective order. authorities are not saying exactly how smith contacted the victim. smith has pleaded not guilty to all charges in the domestic violence case. the hits , not likes, keep coming for facebook. they have already been slapped with four federal lawsuits from san francisco, and san jose. this comes in the wake of revelations that political data firm obtained personal information from 50 million facebook users. one lawsuit filed by facebook user claims the company acted with "absolute disregard from personal information. craigslist says it is shutting down its personal
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section i will no longer operate that portion of its website that allows individuals to seek encounters with strangers. this change comes only three days after the senate approved a bipartisan legislation called "the stop enabling sex traffickers act" which pays the waves -- wafer sex trafficking which s to sue websites and facilitate their abuse. it is now waiting the president signature. the personal section is still visible on the craigslist homepage for now, but it redirects users to the announcement about the shutdown. still ahead, frustrating messages, the new demand for a crackdown on robo calls. it is not hot dogs and pizza, the new grub at at&t park. get ready for spring-at the ross spring shoe event. ross has the must-have styles and brands for a fraction of what you'd pay elsewhere. step one: get to ross.
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the warriors one again but it came at a cost. terry went down again. this time with a knee injury. back on the floor against atlanta after missing the last six games with an ankle injury. third quarter his fellow knocks out the three giving golden state the lead. he scored 29 points in 25 minutes. less than one minute later, mcgee fell on curry's knee. he was forced to leave the game , diagnosed with a strained mcl. he will have an mri today. warriors won the game 106-94. kerry did not speak after the game, but steve kerr did. >> we will see what the mri is tomorrow. a strange , cruel twist of fate. he rehabs his ankle for the last couple of weeks, gets that strong, and then the negroes. we will see what happens. we will keep our fingers crossed. >> his final start appearing straining -- bring straining -- spring training -- he is going to miss
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6-8 weeks. he will have pins inserted into his right pinky finger, which he broke the knuckle on the finger. he joins jeff on the disabled list who is out 3-4 weeks with a strained pectoral muscle. about 400 kids making the trip to see stuart hall in san francisco, the division final will take on view park. it was christian johnson , two johnson, too much johnson brothers, they win 74-62. preventing the hall from winning their first state title. in fact, all of the bay area teams struggled
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in sacramento yesterday. but, the girls go for the state title today. see you tonight. amusement park season is getting underway in santa clara. california's great america will have a season opening ceremony at 9:50 this morning. they will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the flight deck roller coaster which originally opened under the name "top gun." right american open just before the bicentennial in 1976 and was originally owned by the marriott corporation. the seven cisco giants, at&t park this year it is not just garlic fries and chicken strips. mary lee shows us the new grub. >> reporter: cannot wait for the season to start, we are here at at&t park, a beautiful day to be out here. we are ready for baseball season. the giants hosted their media day open house here, they talked about how excited they are for this season to start. they also talked about all of the food
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that they have to offer here at at&t park. there are the classics. they also have a lot of healthier options this season. if you would rather have more of a plant -based option, more vegetarian options, they have that. something to try is this impossible burger, it is entirely plant -based. if you still want that burger. also, if you are a meat lover, they have this juicy cheese filled burger, as well. a lot of people were talking about this at media day. the season starts next thursday. the home opener here at at&t park is tuesday april 3. can't wait. mary lee , kpix5 news. now time for a check of our forecasts. as you mentioned earlier we are seeing some scattered showers. lingering showers as we put the doppler in motion you
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can see most of the rain has already passed through , over the last couple of hours or so. we would take a closer look at where we are seeing some showers right now, right along the san francisco peninsula heading south through south just very light rainfall, not going to be extended through much of the day. i do want to note , very cold temperatures today. colder this evening. winter storm warning in effect above 2500 feet. that is low snow. we are not going to see a lot of moisture or precipitation. we will not see significant accumulations. we will see low snow in the bay area. heavy snow is expected in the sierra. up to 30 inches of those higher peaks. the snowpack, how is it looking? up in the high country, there is plenty of snow up there, we are 56% above average for this time of year. here is a look
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at the satellite perspective. we do have that cold unstable air mass to our north. it will be moving inland over the next couple of days. just squeezing out a few more showers, not a lot of moisture with those cold air masses. again low snow coming out of them. here's a look at futurecast. that organized band of rain has orally passed through. we have lingering showers, likely often on especially for and lend locations for much of the day today. later on this evening, the next band of rainfall passes through, you see it here moving in the san francisco area around 7:00 p.m. unsettled through the first half of your sunday. sunday morning he was still see some scattered showers. then we start to dry out heading into your work week. morning showers tapering off staying unsettled this weekend. more son next week as we warm. temperatures today still chilly. we are talking 10 degrees below average for some folks today.
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make sure you grab that jacket as you head out to walk the dog. high temperatures around the bay today. we are in the upper 50s for people in the south bay. mid 50s for people in lent today, as well as around the bay. temperatures in that same range. a little chillier for clearlake in the 40s. your extended forecast shows showers today tapering off the second half of sunday. drying monday, tuesday, and wednesday. look at thursday and friday a warm up on the way. some of the world's most iconic landmarks schools switch their lights off tonight for earth hour. this is video from last year. we did see the sydney harbor bridge, the eiffel tower, london tower bridge and tokyo tower all going dark for 60 minutes tonight. here in the bay area the lights will be shut up -- shut off along the bay bridge on the golden gate bridge at 8:30 p.m. tonight's event is organized
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by the world wildlife fund to raise awareness about climate change and the importance of saving electricity. >> it is cool to see all of those landmarks go dark , at least temporally. sunshine by monday, warmer temperatures by the end of the week. welcome news for apartment hunters. rent is dropping in some san francisco neighborhoods. cool valley prices for one bedrooms are down 14%. just under $3000 a month. rents are also down in the enter richmond by 11% compared to a year ago. they are down 9% in mission dolores. rents are still rising in the city overall by 4%. robo calls, we all get them, and you seem to be getting them all the time. they are on the rise, according to a tech company. consumers received 18billion of those robo
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calls in 2017, a 76% increase from the year before. >> the government on phone companies are taking steps to stop them. consumer groups say it is not enough. anna warner reports. >> reporter: virginia real estate agent, jim duncan, says he gets about 7-10 robo calls per week. or someone whose business is built on getting new clients -- >> it is a mass of annoyance that really interferes with my business. >> reporter: last month alone , a tech company found consumers received 2.7 billion of those calls. fcc chairman says the agency has been working hard to stop the calls from coming. >> both private sector companies i think are on the same page in terms of the priority deserves. >> reporter: in the past years the fcc proposed over $2 million in fines. the commission recently adopted new rules allowing phone companies to block calls that are likely to be fraudulent.
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the telecommunications trade group says all of the national wireless carriers now offer robo call prevention options. t-mobile launched scam id where the screen indicates scam likely for suspected fraudulent calls. verizon says it has spam alert which warns customers about identified robo calls and sprint has a premium caller id. which shows callers names that are not in your contact list. consumer groups like the national consumer law center says even with those steps consumer still get far too many robo calls. >> if the commission really wants to protect consumers quickly, they should put deadlines on the implementation of the authentication requirements. they should mandate that they be implemented as soon as possible. >> reporter: anna warner, cbs news, new york. south bay woman's leadership in fighting hunger will introduce you to this week's jefferson award winner. 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.
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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. 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. feed thousands more hungry people a year, thanks to a silicon valley woman.
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hin introduces soup kitchen is reaching out to feed thousands more hungry people per year, thanks to a silicon valley woman. sarah introduces us to this week's jefferson award winner. >> reporter: every week day, more than 100 students at sacred heart nativity schools a breakfast, lunch, and dinner next door at martha's kitchen in san jose. the meals make a difference to eighth-grader pedro. >> it's really important when you are trying to focus during class. >> reporter: adidas started the program for low income students when she became executive director of martha's kitchen in 2001. her passion , to fight hunger. >> you see hunger everywhere. people do not realize that it can happen to anybody. >> reporter: the former tech startup manager quadrupled the size of the kitchen, as a result meal service soared from 75,000 per year, to nearly half a million. its reach extends beyond san jose.
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the president says the kitchen is cooking and delivering free meals to more than 40 nonprofits reaching into east palo alto, salinas, santa cruz and the san joaquin valley. >> she gets out and talks to people , and convinces partners that they should be helping more. she has really been the driving force at martha's kitchen. >> reporter: sacred heart nativity schools president , calls a dita a problem solver. >> she's possible -- she sees possibility in a world where we can see a lot of areas. >> reporter: she never forgets how she and her husband were laid off from their tech jobs in 2001. her joy is feeding folks like steve and their time of greatest need. >> i did not have a place to stay, because i was homeless. >> you help one person and that person may end up helping many more people. for her leadership in fighting
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hunger, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to missus cruz.
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we'll be back here... with phil matier and melissa caen... tomorrow morning at 7:30. enjoy your saturday. it is time for us to call it a morning. thank you for watching kpix5 news this morning. >> we will be back here tomorrow starting at 7:30. enjoy your saturday.
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