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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. now at noon, a new multimillion dollar project is coming to downtown oakland. the company behind it, kaiser permanente. i am michelle griego. >> i am kenny choi. anne makovec shows us the designs for a new headquarters on telegraph avenue. >> reporter: this is where it will eventually go here in
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downtown oakland. there is now a public parking lot in the space on telegraph. right behind it, the piermont theater. the new building will eventually dwarf that theater apt28 stories. here are some of the renderings of the new kaiser permanente headquarters including 1.6 million square feet of office space, making it the biggest office building in oakland. >> it's just proof that oakland can scale, can grow, and our values can grow with it. >> reporter: when kaiser moves in, it will leave the seven buildings that now occupies in oakland. 7200 employees will work here. >> kaiser is hiring. they embrace the diversity and the values that are really the viper fiber of oakland. >> reporter: the mayor insists kaiser did not get any sweetheart deals with the city. >> we've been adamant about not giving tax breaks even to a wonderful organization like kaiser permanente.
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>> reporter: the new complex will cost about $900 million year, with a ground opening with a grand opening at the end of the month. a hazardous substances incident is taking place on peabody drive. police say it does not pose health concerns or people in the area. fire crews and police are working to clear a gas leak in view crest. they have called for preliminary evacuations until pg&e and fire give the all clear. new details on an alameda county shooting but shut down a second person was injured. officials say the driver was shot in the head just before 8:00. no word on their condition. the passenger in the unds but w
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be okay. the suspect is on the loose. if you have information, you are asked to call police. a codefendant in the to tak stage. how max harris's case is being affected by derrick coleman is. >> reporter: she is the right- hand man and gaucher. today, harris's attorneys will likely attempt to downplay the role of the warehouse. curtis briggs is one of harris's attorneys. he told the chronicle harris may be the rare witness who may say he wishes he would have done something differently. rigs says his client would have made safety improvements had he been asked to do so. it may be a perceived relationship with l mehta making it harder for him. the judge throughout a plea deal. the plea deals for each of the defendants were negotiated as a package.
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the prosecution rested their case after almost 5 weeks of hearing witness testimony. >> thank you. we will have much more on this story on the kpix 5 news at 5:00. tensions continue to rise between iran and the u.s. after they announced on state television in 10 days, iran will surpass the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal. the trump administration walks away from it last year and imposed tough new economic sanctions. the move would put iran away from weapons grade level uranium. >> it's hard for us to say much when we were forced out of the agreement. >> the latest provocation comes less than a week after the attack on oil tankers as they navigated through waters. meantime, both of the damaged tankers have arrived in the arab emirates. president trump is launching his 2020 campaign tomorrow.
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he says don't believe the polls. as nicole killian reports, democrats are focused on who can beat him. pollsters following the leak of internal polling to new organizations president trump has fired three pollsters following a leak of internal polling to news organizations. >> my polls show that i'm winning everywhere. we've all seen these reports. 15 out of 17 states he is behind. >> nobody showed you those polls because they don't exist. >> reporter: but in a statement to cbs news, the trump campaign acknowledged the poles are real. however, it calls them incomplete and misleading, saying they represent a worst- case scenario for voter turnout.
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as the president prepares to kick off his 2020 campaign, democrats are sizing up their field to see who would match up best against him. in a cbs news battleground tracker poll, 78% of democrats in early voting states say beating trump is the most important issue in their choice. >> democrats are almost singularly focused on finding someone they think can beat president trump, but as a game that out, joe biden's supporters really think he can beat the president, and that's a big reason why he is on top. >> reporter: former presidents vice president joe biden is leaving democrats followed by senators elizabeth warren, bernie sanders, and kamala harris. nicole killian, cbs news, the white house. >> president trump officially kicks off his campaign with a rally tomorrow night in orlando. on wednesday, former white house communications director hope hicks will testify behind closed doors. lawmakers plan to ask her about her time at the white house and with the trump campaign.
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her testimony marks the first time president trump's inner circle will appear before the judiciary committee. hope hicks was subpoenaed last month. designer and socialite gloria vanderbilt has died. the mother of 60 minutes contributor and cnn anchor anderson cooper was 95 years old. reporter marc liverman takes a look back at her life and legacy. >> reporter: gloria vanderbilt lived a life of wealth and opulence. born in 1924, her father reginald vanderbilt was air to the vanderbilt fortune. at the age of 10, she was dubbed a poor little rich girl because of a custody battle between gloria mercedes vanderbilt and her aunt. she became known for her work as an actress and designer, best known for designer jeans with a signature white swan label. at its peak in 1980, her famous jeans generated $200 million in sales. the mother of cbs contributor and cnn news anchor anderson cooper, but two appeared together in new york in 2016 at the premier of nothing left
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unsaid. the documentary explored vanderbilt's life and relationship with her children. >> when my mom turned 91, i decided i want to change the conversation we have. i want a new way to talk, relate to each other and learn about each other. >> reporter: cooper's brother killed himself at the age of 23, a suicide his mother witnessed and called the most painful moment of her life. vanderbilt was married four times. in a statement from cnn, cooper remembered his mother as a painter, writer, designer, remarkable mother, wife and friend, adding she was 95 years old, but ask anyone close to her and they will tell you she was the youngest person they knew. vanderbilt died at her home surrounded by family and friends. marc liverman, cbs news. >> vanderbilt had four children. anderson cooper is remembering his mother today, calling her an extraordinary mom and incredible woman. a family is speaking out
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after a tense confrontation with police. the standoff allegedly sparked by a child stealing a doll. and a new way way to get around contra costa county. and i will take you through the last of the week. here is the ocean beach can with details coming up.
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an investigation is underway after a confrontation between arizona police and an african-american family after a child allegedly took a doll from a store. video shows officers threatening to shoot the fire, who was with his pregnant fiancie. police say they were responding to a report of shoplifting. >> i thought he was going to shoot us. i was just trying to protect my family while somebody was trying to shoot me. staying calm is the best way to survive. >> the couple has filed a $10 million lawsuit against phoenix police alleging civil rights violations and police brutality. >> i'm disappointed. i am sorry. i apologize to the family. >> reporter: they want the officers involved to be fired and they allege training in the
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department is so poor that authorities did not know how to react to the situation. target is apologizing for a second technology meltdown over the weekend. many target stores across the country were not able to take credit cards for more than an hour yesterday. the couple blamed a data center at the vendor that processes the payments, ncr. computers also prevented customers from checking out two days ago. let's see how wall street is doing this monday afternoon. the dow jones is up about 48 points. getting around contra costa county just got easier and more affordable. tri-delta transit launched an on-demand shuttle service near the antioch and pittsburgh points b.a.r.t. stations. it will take riders to operating friday through monday 8:00 to 5:00. a special run in san francisco today.
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we found members of the sfpd running along the embarcadero after the nine mile torch run in torch square. the goal is to raise money for special olympics northern california. thousands are gathering in toronto to take part in the rafters championship parade for the team's first nba title. downtown streets filled with a lot of fans this morning. since the warriors lost to the rafters, we are making good on a that we made with global news in toronto. >> are you ready? as promised, here it is. we'vdrake" playing. we promised we would dance for you. next year, i don't think this is happening. canada, enjoy this dance. make some noise, shall. make some noise. see you guys next year. hope you guys had fun.
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>> i don't know who was in that costume, but that girl can dance. >> something tells me it was you. >> it was hot. everybody was looking at us like what are these people doing? >> you even did some research on the internet? >> about how a dinosaur dances. >> perfect day out there to dance like dinosaurs. >> you are the cutest raptor i've ever seen, hands down. you can see a beautiful view with the salesforce tower cam are looking east of the sunshine, the bay bridge. temperatures are warming up to the 60s and 70s, thanks to the sun. 24-hour temperature changes, and we are warmer compared to yesterday at this time. anywhere from 4 degrees to 10 degrees warmer with the 24 hour temperature change. a ridge of high pressure to our west. this is a typical june weather pattern with a light seabreeze for us, really heating up in
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length today and warming up into the low 90s this afternoon inland. but cool on the coast thanks to the stronger seabreeze influence for the coast. really, microcmae at play in the bay area. as we head through the afternoon, we will have sunshine and we are looking at even lighter, a lighter onshore flow. a week or seabreeze tomorrow, which means temperatures will be warmer for your tuesday. sunset at 8:33. sunrise at 5:47. daytime highs in concord, 92 degrees. 91 in livermore, 82 in san jose, 73 oakland, 68 san francisco, and cool along the coast, breezy in the mid-60s. here is the seven-day forecast and what you can expect. temperatures warmer for your tuesday, but very similar weather with hot temperatures inland and cool temperatures along the coast. there we go with a slight dip in temperatures for thursday, friday and for the weekend. but temperatures as we head through the end of the week are seasonal. >> i'm loving it.
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>> i can't believe that dinosaur costume. >> amazing. >> i will never get that image out of my head. still ahead, standing up for others after learning to advocate for himself. meet a bay area student with some major goals. if you have a consumer problem, you can email us at we will be right back.
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a student who advocated for himself when nobody else could pick >> robert green is also an advocate for others in need, now. >> ♪ >> i have these different identities that come to light before anyone knows my sexuality. >> reporter: micro aggressions and other concerns lgbtq young people often encounter in their daily lives. it's part of green's work as board member and fellow for californians for justice, a
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bay area-based nonprofit that serves marginalized young people and if an important conversation, coming from a place of love and deep compassion within this group. one of several safe spaces robert sought on his own journey. >> when i was younger, i grew up in a household that was very homophobic. >> reporter: the message was clear. being was wrong. homophobic slurs were common. >> it wasn't directly, but it was indirectly about like the ways you can form your hands or sometimes even the way you spoke and the tone you carried. >> reporter: he learned to hide his true self. >> that was instilled in my mind as a little kid, so i always felt like my desire or my liking of boys was like temporary. then i realized it doesn't just disappear. >> reporter: robert distanced himself from those family members. school friends and teachers filled that space, embracing robert when he came out
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sophomore year. education became his priority, impressing mount eden high school teacher and mentor heather eastwood. >> robert makes being a teacher really fun. he comes in and he's curious. he will sit there and be like wait a second, and then he comes up with some wacky connection or amazing question, and it brings the pieces together. >> reporter: robert's future is falling into place. off to college in the fall with hopes of becoming a supreme court justice and the president of the united states someday. >> i really like the grassroots notion of how you build a community and government. >> reporter: he sees himself as a role model and champion for all of the communities that have embraced him. >> you have to ask for help because you can't do it alone. if some people in your life can't help you, you have to look to different avenues. >> reporter: to learn more,
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just go to our website, we will be right back.
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we are getting a tip on red seedless grapes. the beginning of the season starts with green and red, but for some reason, to me, they are a little sweeter and
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crunchier. they are just going to get better and the price is going to come down. they are going to get bigger, whyoy them, deep red all rage the way around, and the stem should be nice and green. when you bring them home, put them in the refrigerator,eny. red seedless grapes in the morning, at the start of the season, crunchy and sweet. i am tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. i can't stop eating them. so good. coming up at 5:00, a unique idea in half moon bay has two benefits. a plan to hire homeless people to clean up local beaches. also, the late late show with james corden is going on the road this week. >> we are going to london. london, baby. >> it's like our show on
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steroids. we hope that people will enjoy it. >> this is his third time taking the show to london. he is bringing along some of his favorite sketches and people like dodgeball with michelle obama and crosswal other guests include tom hanks, jake gylenhaal and music from mumford and sons. watch the late late show at 12:30 a.m. right here on kpix 5. i don't know what's funnier, him in that costume or you in that dinosaur. >> [ laughter ] >> have a great day.
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>> steffy: good little helper, aren't you? yeah. hmm. >> liam: hey, do you want to do baths after we get back from the beach so we can get all the sand and sunscreen off them? >> steffy: yeah. yeah, let's do that. hey, i forgot to ask you, how'd you, uh -- how'd you sleep last night? [ phoebe coos ] >> liam: yeah? uh, good. great. >> steffy: well, i heard you walking around. >> liam: um... i... i mean, i guess i'm just not used to the house noises anymore. >> steffy: it's your first night an be itly un-married man. we always were.


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