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her nose would grow? newspapers report the claims in this meg whitman ad are false. and she knows it. taxes went down under jerry brown. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions. you know, if we had let fedex office print our presentation, they could have shipped it too. saved ourselves the hassle. i'm not too sure about this. look at this. [ security agent ] right. you never kick off with sales figures. kicking off with sales figures! i'm yawning. i'm yawning some more. aaaaaaaand... [ snores ] i see your point. yeah. [ snores ] [ male announcer ] we understand.® you need a partner who delivers convenience. next time use fedex office. meg whitman's nose keeps growing. whitman says california lost jobs under jerry brown. turns out 1.9 million jobs were created. she spent millions saying jerry brown raised taxes. fact is brown cut 4 billion in taxes. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions.
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daughter... how friends and family remembered one of the s of the pipeline >> you're watching cbs5 "eyewitness news." >> a mother's anguish over the loss of a daughter. how friends and family remembered one of the young victims of the pipeline explosion. >> things happen. injuring that this was gonna happen at all. >> teenagers dealing with the loss of a friend in a deadly car crash that claimed a young life and what police suspect caused it. >> and fun for all ages and religions, how families responded when an amusement park made a special appeal to muslims during here in the bay area. i'm ann notarangelo. she was among the youngest victims of pipeline explosion nine days ago. jessica morales was known for her great love for family and her mischievousness. >> friends, family and local
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leaders gathered to say good- bye. there was laughter and tears at tonight's memorial as they recalled jessica's morality, her fashion sense, and her gift for friendship. most of all, they remembered her joyful spirit. >> she was just so happy. >> but mostly i will miss your laughter. i hear it so clearly. i see your smiles so vividly. >> she shook my quiet little world with laughter, smiles, tears, and most importantly, love. jessica, we will always miss you, your big goofy self, your smiles, most of all, of course, your smile. >> morales was watching football with her boyfriend jeffrey gomez when a pipeline exploded just steps away. he said he ran out to find out what was going on and when he tried to go back into save
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jessica he was unable to reach her. he is hospitalised with burns over 40% of her body. friends say it's the happy memories of her that will keep him going. >> she was a wonderful sister and we all loved her very much. >> jessica morales was a graduate of peninsula high school. she had been taking classes at the academy of art university, she wanted to be a fashion designer. jessica's boyfriend's house was in a cluster of homes on earl and clermont where four victims died. they include mother and daughter, jaclyn and gentleman necessary a greg, and 85-year- old elizabeth torres. three members of the bullis family still missing lived two doors down. and the family of greg bullis, his 16-year-old son and his mother ivan say they are sure they perished. the coroner has not confirmed that and they are still
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performing dna tests on the remains. the first lawsuit has been filed in the wake of the pipeline explosion. a man who was evacuated but suffered no property losses filed a class action suit demanding pg&e turn over the $100 million recovery fund to a third party. steve dare's attorney says the cost of recovery will be much more than expected. >> if you look at some of the reel estate people i've talked to, the property devaluation, some of the other injuries, the punitive damages, i believe their damages are going to be a lot more than $100 million. >> in a written response pg&e says it is committed to the residents and the city of san brown oh to rebuild and will be there every step of the way. a no vat oh teenager remains in critical condition tonight and faces serious charges for a car crash that killed a 15-year-old friend t young driver may have been drinking and speeding when he lost control of his bmw on
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know vat oh boulevard yesterday. julie watts on how this tragedy has shaken this small community. >> reporter: every 15 minutes someone dies in an alcohol related car accident. in april the students in no vat ojai participated in this simulation to illustrate that fact. but, today, they are dealing with the reel thing. >> we saw the bmw the car they were driving, it was going towards our school, the truck was behind it, and we saw like the helicopter and i saw the yellow tarp over. >> reporter: the crash site is now cleaned up and a vigil stands in its place with a picture of the 15-year-old boy who died here yesterday. among the flowers and the crosses is a letter from his family that begins "dear nephew, there is so much i hoped to share with you." >> it's really sad. >> you don't have to know them to feel it.
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>> in the small town know vat oh everyone seems to be impacted by this tragic crash, but what makes it even more difficult are the circumstances behind it. >> you had a young adult who made a very poor decision starting from driving without a license, driving under the influence of alcohol, and then driving at a high rate of speed which is a total recipe for disaster. >> sergeant cross says the 16- year-old driver of the karnow faces a series of charges that could result in spending much of his life behind bars. >> we just had like an assembly on drinking and driving so it should have, like, clicked in people's heads, but i guess i mean things happen. i didn't think that this was going to happen at all. throughout know vat oh, today, there are still more questions than answers. >> why were they out of school before lunch break. where did they get the alcohol. whose car was it. why was he driving without a license. >> joaquin county but as they await answers the community is coming together to remember a boy who touched so many lives. >> i feel like everybody new
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this kid, like everybody, because he was like nice to everybody and he knew people from sam region and know vat oh and tara linda so like everybody is coming today to support him and show their love and care for him. >> reporter: students from all three schools are honoring the boy's memory by gathering to chalk his initials on this iconic hill. it will now serve as a very public memorial to their lost friend as well as a reminder of the consequences of drunk driving. in know vat oh, julie watts, cbs5. a bay area islamic group says a burned copy of the koran was found outside a mosque. it was found in a trash con taper at the islamic associate of san francisco on jones street. police are investigating but have no suspects. and none of that seemed to be on the minds of thousands of bay area muslims who celebrated muslim unity day today at great america. it shouldn't come as a big surprise but muslims just want
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to have fun too. and at freight america they hope to show that muslim families aren't like everyone else. >> muslims also like to enjoy time with family and friends and go to amusement parks and eat and have a good time and laugh. >> protests in new york city over plans to construct a mosque and islamic cultural center two blocks north of ground zero are what they are calling anti-muslim his sister yeah. this is the antidote to that hister why. >> all religions were invited to share community day. but every belief has its radical fringe says muslim convert jason bam boone. >> the vast majority of muslims hold to the tradition that tractor is not okay. >> some of the events here offer an eye-opening view of the u.s. among them a muslim hiphop artist arocca blue from
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the allah made me funny comedy tour. >> the message is to hang out you know, to be a family as a family, hanging out. there are non-muslims here, we're not trying to be excluded. >> ta l.a. t mammallic says everyone is just people. >> everybody can be more enlightened about muslims. >> they say they have been averaging 3,000 muslim visitors each year along with their non- muslim friends. >> all right, don, thank you very much. sure. a u berkeley graduate imprisoned in iran for more than a year is on her way home. she was released tuesday but left behind her friend and fiance. she credits ammann for helping
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her get her freedom. >> i will always equate your company with getting my freedom. the sheet smell of sand will wood. her arrival will be in time to coincide with the arrival of iran's president ah min eye dad. >> 13 people including children are missing, and their families are scared they might be planning suicide. they are followers of a cult called marina cherry meek as, they say they found good-bye letters and references to a catastrophic event or the rap tour. the highway patrol is looking for three cars, they believe the group may be traveling. a young jockey recovering from a career-ending injury. >> looks to me like he is a little, you know, confused and a little scared. >> how doctors say he is doing a week after shattering his
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spine. and, some star power in the special olympics in the bay area, why the jonas brothers were lending their name to the event this weekend. >> i'm meteorologist, the last weekend of summer and december what, we're talking about some rain. what's with the weather? we'll let you know next. >> all news all the time, 24 hours a day, all news at 7:40, now on kcbs online. kcbs online. to live your passion by choosing from t never-dreameible prizes. from a customized v.i.p. vacation, to a hollywood red carpet experience, to cooking with a celebrity chef, and more. find details on specially marked boxes of cheerios. why cheerios? because whatever you love doing, you'll need a healthy heart to do it. ♪ our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy
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rebuild his life. a jockey seriously injured during a race at golden gate fields is trying to rebuild his life. he was paralyzed from the waist down from the accident. simon perez shows us his road to recovery. >> reporter: it's probably one of the most severe and shattering spinal injuries i have seen in the ten years i have been working here and i have seen a lot. >> neurosurgeon fredrico castro mow ray is treating michael martinez, jockey who remains at highland hospital in oakland, paralyzed but recovering from the life-threatening tumble he took at golden gate fields last sunday. >> compare his condition on his arrival to today? >> oh, it's most improved at this time. he is awake now, he is able to talk to us.
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>> castro more ais meeting the martinez family including michael's parents who flew up from panama to be with him. >> i really cannot say exactly how he feel but you know it looks to me like he is a little confused and a little scared. >> the family is considering what operation might be good for him. >> the pine is very tender organ. >> reporter: they say implanting stem cells could put him at more risk because they would have to knock down his immune system during the treatment. >> we have been a little slow on this whole issue mainly because we know that he was wasn't stable enough to undergo a big trip or something like that and that he had this brain
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injury that needed care, but i can definitely foresee he will be stable enough next week. >> for now the family wants to take time to see what is best. >> if he is going to be paralyzed, it's horrible, but at least he is going to be alive. >> and you can still be a father. >> still be a father, still be a brother and so on, a cousin, so we just have to be glad he is alive. >> there is a group in chicago doing this experimental surgery but doctor casa more ray tells us it really is experimental. in fact he says he is not sure if it has ever been tried on a human being. if he does michael martinez could be the first. cbs5. a big day today for special olympics and fans of the jonas brothers. a fun run was held today in shoreline park in mountainview to raise money for special olympics. it was led by pop singer joe
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jonas, he posed for pictures before and after the race. nick also showed up for the race and our own julia goodrich, they raised $70,000 for special olympics. good for them. orts >> and hopefully they had a chance to get outside today and enjoy some sort of sunshine, overcast, because tomorrow they thought it might rain. >> here we are talking about the last weekend of summer folks, we've got some rain brewing off our coastline, it looks like it's on the way. got some clouds beings, trying to make their way through the skies. over the city of san francisco you see the moon there, the distance, likely covered up here shortly, we've got more clouds start to go roll in and bring us, yes, a chance of rain in the bay area. >> we've got the showers already moving into california. in parts of far northern california as well, this is all sag to go the south, likely pushing in toward the pay area as we head in toward 5th latter part of tonight and tomorrow
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when the main brunt will slide on through. eventually we'll return to weather, but some cloudy conditions, showers likely starting in the morning hours, temperatures running in the 60s and 70s, in most spots, down at the coastline, mainly into the 50s and the 60s, how about some rainfall amounts, a quarter to 3/4 inch in the north bay. about a quarter inch in the east bay. how about a 10th of an inch as we make our way in the to the south bay. if you're traveling outside, still some mild temperatures in spots, fremont, 63 in san jose, livermore and pacific, some clouds moving in there, here is the big story. that trough that has been hanging out along the west coast has been finally getting serious out here, the strongest system we have ever seen, but supported by the jet stream. may just make it here. looks like bringing with itself some summer showers. pretty unusual to see a system moving this early in the system. you see this third week in october but here it comes right
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down the pike. looks like tomorrow morning, we're going to see the brunt of the showers, overnight tonight. scattered light showers, we roll the clock forward, fairly dry, we may begin to pick up some precipitation especially in the north bay, as we head in toward tomorrow morning, that's when the main cold front will come on through it starts to move on by, you have the giants game a little bit wet in the beginning but by the afternoon things begin to dry out nice lead around the bay area. they are sneaking some sunshine behind those clouds, with that in mind temperatures not going to be that bad, 60s and 70s all around the bay area, next couple days going to warm those up into the 70s, as you make your way into the middle of the week partly cloudy skies wednesday into thursday. temperatures warming up over the next weekend. how about the big game. looking pretty good. light rain for oakland, what about hawaii 50, that's right, the forecast.
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the forecast, chance of showers and 76 degrees, don't forget the premier hz 5-0 monday at 10:00 p.m., it was great, supposed to be even better this time. >> they are all dressed. >> all right. i need some giants' colors, i need to root for the home team there. do you know where their offense is in. >> i haven't seen it. >> let's do it in romantic flowers. >> the days, the rockies won this afternoon, could the giants do the same and stanford keeps on rolling, another huge night for andrew lock, that's next in sports too. ,,
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our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that. you don't love me anymore do you billy? what? i didn't buy this cereal to sweet talk your taste buds it's for my heart health. so i can't have any? if you can deprive me of what can help lower my cholesterol... and live with yourself. right. mmm, i worry about your mother. cry herself to sleep every night over my arteries, but have yourself a bowl. good speech dad. [ whimper ]
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pinpoint weather sponsored by sleep world. no interest until 2012. >> the milwaukee brewers came to town with the fourth worst e.r.a. in baseball. someone might want to pass that information along to the giants before tomorrow's series finale. this guy, six week early for halloween, scoreless game in the fourth, tim lincecum was one out away from escaping the jam, jonathan lacroix blooped one down the line, with the offense struggling lincecum was pinch hit for in the fifth despite throwing 72 pitches t move didn't pay off. the giants got one back but juan uribe pops up to end the inning. still 2-1 in the ninth. jonathan as tore strikes out the side to end it. the giants have scored just one run over the last two nights.
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nobody in baseball is hotter right now than rocky shortstop troy tulowitzki. first inning, the precious crushes one to the left field bleachers, another two-homer day for tulowitzki. he now hit 14 homers. >> holy mackerel, he is making a joke out of it here in the month of september. >> they pound the dodgers 12-2. ryan ludwig was traded from st. louis to san diego in july. today he got back at his former team. he breaks a 4-4 tie in the ninth with this three-run homer, the padres snap the losing streak and beat the pa trays 8-4. the padres move back this to first place, the rockies are just one game out of first. kevin slow we pitched 7 no-hit innings in his last start against the a's. landon powell put an end to any repeat performance with a solo shot to right. second of the season for the
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a's backup catcher, 1-0 a's. rookie chris carter's struggles continue. the a's top prospect is now 0- 29. the longest drought to start a career in franchise history. danny valencia, dallas braden, the sox native loses his fourth straight start. the twins win 4-1. tonight, 8:15 kickoff at stanford was the latest start time in school history. the cardinal offense made sure their fans didn't have to stay up too late. nearly every andrew lsu play was, he picked was a winner down on the farm. stanford scored a touchdown on their first eight possessions and this is what makes luck one of the best quarterbacks in the country. nobody is open, he takes off and 52 yards later he is in the end zone. stanford led wake forest 41-10 at the half. third quarter he lobs it up to doug baldwin for one of his four touchdown passes.
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stan for racks up over 500 yards of offense, they lead 68- 24 in the fourth, the cardinals are closing in on their first 3- 0 start since 2001. mike macinsire picked up his first win as head coach at san jose stay. la monday mull degree scored the game-winning touchdown with just over a minute to play, the spartan beat him 16-11. lane kiffin and the trojans taking on minnesota. >> they thought he was young and immature and that someone would grab him by the throat and tell him he is doing the wrong thing. >> sorry but it never gets old. second quarter matt barkley rolls out, has all kinds of time, heaves it down on the field to ronald johnson. the men of troy win 30-21. kiffen and company may be 3-0 but they don't miss him in knoxville. >> he left tends with basically its hat in its and a bunch of ncaa compliance questions. many in our community are glad he is again, he never really
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embraced the programs of the community, often his arrogant attitude turned people off. >> oh, ouch. the night in east lansing, michigan state trailing notre dame 31-28 in overtime. >> he is gonna throw. touchdown. michigan state wins it in overtime. we'll call it a year. >> the spartan stung the irish 34-31 in overtime. they pulled off tonight's biggest upset taking down ios34- 27. hear from jerry rice as he gets ready to have his number retired. >> jerry brown's good old days, cnn. not me, cnn says his assertion about his tax record was "just plain wrong ] credit for it.
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he raised taxes governor of california. he had a surplus when he took office and a deficit when he left. he doesn't tell the people the truth. you can't really love me. i know about gayle. i don't know what you're talking about. if you just tell me what happened... [ ding ] [ man ] 35th and archer. next stop hamilton. [ brakes hiss ]
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tonigh jerry rice will have his number retired during half time of monday night's home opener, tonight the team took over the palace hotel for a dinner in rice's honor. dennis o'donnell hit the red carpet. >> well i'm really tired of talking about him, you know, it's been all summer in the hall of fame tour. this is the last hoe raw right now, this is the last dance for me. i'm looking forward to it. i get a chance to say good-bye to the most important people. the 49er fans. >> when did you realize that jerry rice was going to be that good. >> when he first put on a pair of shoes and i saw him in practice. honestly bill and i were standing there and he said "we've got somebody special
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here,." >> you can see monday night's game on our sister station, it's only fitting that rice who had some of his best moments in primetime is being honored in on a monday night. >> other than the super bowl monday night was jerry rice night. >> i was always at my best on monday night. >> of course, we'll have the postgame show and a postgame show before and after. >> completely. >> we'll be right back. eg whl >> wouldn't it be nice if every time meg whitman told a lie her nose would grow. meg whitman, the ad is false,
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meg whitman's nose keeps growing. whitman says california lost jobs under jerry brown. turns out 1.9 million jobs were created. she spent millions saying jerry brown raised taxes. fact is brown cut 4 billion in taxes. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions.
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especially for soldiers serving in afghanistan. finally, tonight, it is tough especial e for parents who are serving in afghanistan. kim had been keeping in touch with her husband throughout her pregnancy, when she went into labor she posted as her facebook status. army sergeant jason rice was on skype in the delivery room on his wife's laptop, he watched the birth, encouraging and talking to his wife, after he gave birth he pout the picture on his facebook picture and, ladies and gentlemen, she is a boy. >> the whole thing. >> women are remarkable. >> good night. his tax record was "just plain wrong." jerry brown went out there and took credit for the fact that the people of california voted for proposition 13, which lowered taxes, which he opposed.
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