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holding a fundraiser for victims good evening. people in san bruno are rallying around their neighbors, holding a fund raiser for victims of the explosion and fire. in san bruno where determination and high spirits were the order of the day. hi don. >> reporter: that's right. if you can hear me above the loud music in the background they are still partying on as they have done most of the day. we are in city park, a place we have come many times to deal with the complexities of the recovery. that has all been a downer today was an upper. this must be the most up beat i vent in san bruno in the past two weeks or so. since the devastating gas line explosion and fire. it is not only a benefit for community, it is a kind of, well, big hug therapy. >> after such a tragedy, and let everybody see each other's faces again is make it known we
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are going to come back from this and be better and stronger than ever. >> holly's family home was destroyed so was the home of joe vazquez's parents. >> if you lookout this way, so many people, it is a beautiful thing. everybody got everybody back, got t-shirts, it is really warm, great, fantastic. >> friday, crews began cleaning up remains of the once neat neighbourhood, sorting out what was recyclable and what was not and trying to trade carefully on memories. >> this isn't just a demolition job this is removal of individuals homes, personal belongings, their material. they are respectful. they are in someone's home. >> people may be sad to see their homes gone but looking forward to a chance to begin anew. joe vazquez said san bruno needed a day like this. >> like a high school reunion,
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elementary school reunion, neighbourhood reunion, yes, i think everybody needed one of these days. >> reporter: well, folks here say it has always been a tight community today it showed it. hey, done, how much money were they hoping to raise and how it will be distributed? >> reporter: i do know they sold hundreds of t-shirts for $20 a piece i don't have a total on that and i know the disk jockey here, born and bread in san bruno, donated $10,000. so money is coming in we don't have a tally but it is going strictly for victims families. >> thank you very much. a south bay family released video of what they say is a fake arrest by a san jose police officer. the cell phone video was secretly shot by a father of a 15-year-old boy it appears to show the officer pretending to arrest the boy for having sex with his step daughter boy was handcuffed the officer lectured the teenager about his behaviour. >> not a good thing for the
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person you had sex with is a cops daughter. a cops daughter is not someone you mess around with. >> the handcuffs came off and the boy was never arrested the officers actions are now being crim fallly investigated, the officer's lawyer said he was just trying to scare the boy straight. >> california's first execution in nearly 5 years is going ahead as scheduled, at least for now. a federal judge has refused to reconsider his decision not to issue a stay of execution for brown. he is on death row at san quentin and set to be put to death by lethal injection wednesday. on monday brown's lawyers plan to ask marin county court to block the execution. another accident at a dangerous san francisco intersection. this is the scene at battery and broadway this afternoon. police say the driver of this
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white suv was drivinger ratically and hit another suv and then ran away on foot. police suspect alcohol may have played a role. last month a tour bus was involved in an accident at the same intersection. a 3 alarm fire gutted a victorian home in san jose it broke out overnight at this home on new port avenue six people were inside at the time they were all okay. the fire started? a shed, it spread to a house no word on what caused it. and sports teams, at cal could be on the chopping block, the chancellor will announce tuesday changes the athletic department will make to stay within its budget. the department has spent as much as $13 million over budget in recent years. the athletic director says football, basketball and women's volleyball are safe. prescription drugs are the fastest growing drug problem in the united states especially among young people. one reason, they are easy to find. chances are there are some in your medicine cabinet now.
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julie watts shows us today the dea took an unusual step to fight back. no questions asked. >> he went to sleep and just never woke up. >> reporter: april is just one of many who've lost a child to prescription drugs. >> they need to be treated as loaded weapons. they are. >> reporter: the dea agrees. much like the popular gun buy back program they are sponsoring this one day prescription drug take back program at police precincts across the country. a relief for many like candace in oakland who has been trying for some time to safely dispose of this bag full of drugs. >> how do you get rid of them? household hazardous waste told me to grind them up and mix them with kitty litter in the trash. it doesn't seem like a great option. >> reporter: grinding up those unused drugs is one of the best options for keeping them out of the hands of teens. complicated? yes and that is precisely the
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reason why john martin says they are sponsoring today 'est event. >> trying to get those out of the medicine cabinets so they don't potentially get on to the street and are used. >> reporter: studies show most people who abuse prescription drugs like these get them out of medicine cabinets of family and friends but experts say you better think twice before flushing them or throwing them away. according to dea saturday's take back program was an overwhelming success as evidenced by full bins in oakland by midday. a positive sign for mothers like april who know all too well the tragic results when these drugs get into the wrong hands. >> i want no one else ideally to have to suffer as we have from this. >> reporter: in oakland, julie watts, cbs 5. two words, millions of unemployed people have been waiting to hear. now hiring. the company with tens of thousands of ownings right now.
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we found one hair brush, a chapstick. >> tons of stuff meant for the trash winds up polluting our coastline. today's big clean up across the bay area. >> i am meteorologist lawrence, finally summer like heat in the bay area, even though it is fall it is feeling good. talk about that and let you know how long it will last coming up ,, people! look at you! texting...blogging... all this technology, but you're still banking like pilgrims! it's time for new school banking, bubbie. interest plus savings at why earn bupkis, when your savings can earn three times the national average!! three times the national average!!! new school banking at capital one bank. with interest plus savings,
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go to!!!!! what's in your wallet? somebody help me down. what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school board members. he gets it, and promises better schools. but the drop out rate increases 50%. the school budget goes into a 100 million dollar deficit. the schools become so bad the state has to take them over. it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now.
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with many locations is hiring and you can start almost immediately. >> looking for a job for the holidays, one company with many locations is hiring, macy's announced it will hire 65,000 associates for the holiday season. they are hiring for part-time position across the country. they will also need workers for call center, distribution center and online fulfillment centers, applications are being accepted online and hiring will start next month. thousands of volunteers went to work today sprucing up our coastline. no question the bay area has beautiful shores, as john ramos shows us they don't always get treated well. >> that is why we are out here today really try to bet this trash before it is out of our control. >> reporter: people showed up all over the bay area to help
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out with coastal clean up day. >> we found one hair brush a chapstick. >> reporter: they didn't have any trouble finding what they were looking for. >> a planter, a pencil, and a dolls eyeball. >> reporter: thousands of people are out here to try and clean up the bay but the honest truth is that any garbage that reaches the bay, there is not much you can do about it, no practical way to clean it up. the trick is catch this trash before it gets into open water that is why volunteers focused on places like coleman creek in south san francisco the foilage acts like a natural filter, capturing trash as it flows from the city. >> there are areas that are kind ovine collected this is one of the places we go. -- kind of neglected. this is one of the places we go. >> reporter: organizers hopeful being green is about social change not a passing fad. >> people are starting to realize polluting creates an economic cost for them.
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it is degrading our environment and that costs us money,. >> the fact that it is popular is really going to help out i hope it stays popular. >> reporter: clearly the education effort has a ways to go. the parent who launched this child child's letter to santa in a plastic bottle probably didn't mean any harm but. >> people shouldn't do this because it hurts the planet okay. this shouldn't be found in the water. >> reporter: the volunteers say they do feel they are making a difference but organizers stress this is just the beginning. >> this is a great start, people come out here and see how much trash is actually getting into the bay. where it effects fish and wildlife and then we need everybody to go home, and work on making sure cities stop this trash from getting into the bay. >> in south san francisco, john ray knows. cbs 5. >> octo mom is putting it all out there. bizarre items up for grabs in her front yard ,,
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san francisco bay. 80 teams from the u-s and canada are what a beautiful day, for dragon boat races on san francisco bay. 80 teams from u.s. and canada are competing in the two day event. each team paddles to the beat of their own drummer. music, food, family fun events it starts tomorrow at 10:00
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a.m. apparently lawrence looked into his bag of tricks and in there he found summer here it is. >> last week it was like winter, rain drops around the bay area, now it is fall. >> you did say that last weekend. >> it worked out. fall started traditionally the best time of the year. offshore wind kicking in what a day today. spare the air day tomorrow it is hard to tell folks not to go do anything we haven't had many beautiful days to do it. get out there and enjoy. should be another beautiful one tomorrow. cooler toward the coastline. a look over coyt tower. it should stay that way, offshore winds in place. 70s. upper 80s. many spots in the evening hours, 70s and mid-80s out toward the coastline 60s and low 70s stepping outside. tomorrow hot in spots, 90s. well in upper 90s. many spots inland, 80s low 90s.
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coastline a couple patches of fog sneak in there but that will clear out mostly sunny temperatures comfortable. numbers today, impressive. 97 degrees liver more. 99 santa rosa, 91 san raphael. 91 degrees san francisco. you get the idea hot day around the bay area. it continues this evening temperatures running in the 80s and 90s. slow to cool, offshore winds, over some of the mountain tops it will stay warm overnight tonight. if you plan on travelling around the states, 90s around the interior. monterey bay looking good headed in that direction. 75 degrees there. 92 degrees yosemite, 80 lake tahoe. high pressure in control it will stick around, right here, out ahead of it down below a couple patches of fog out toward the coastline for the most part, sunny and hot conditions, tomorrow offshore winds might continue they may break down toward the coastline. overnight, temperatures very balmy, 50s and 60s.
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some mountain tops overnight lows may be only down 70s. by daytime temperatures running up the 80s and 90s inland, 70s back out toward the coastline east bay numbers running well into the 90s by the afternoon, 98 brent wood, pittsburgh, concord. north bay, hot side, 96 sonoma, 94 napa valley. looking out over the next couple day, slow to cool, it will heat up come monday but tuesday temperatures should cool off especially toward the coastline inside the bay everybody cools down as we head in toward the middle of next week temperatures coming down enjoy the heat while we have them. >> thanks. in case you were wondering actress lyndsey lohan is out of jail again. she is free on $300,000 bail after spending less than 24 hours behind bars for failing a drug test. the judge sent her to jail yesterday violating probation. lohan is required to wear an
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ankle monitoring bracelet and stay away from clubs and bars and she will be back in court next month. hard times for the octo mom nadia suleman held a yard sale hoping to raise enough money to save her home from foreclosure among items up for sale the sofa she was sitting on when she found out she was pregnant with octuplets, a con gram and signed bikinis. at one point she had a reality tv deal but that appears fizzled. >> because i have been reluctant to do anything in regard to anything so i have been trying to work on writing on my own a book. i am working really really hard to make a living for my kids without exploiting them. >> the goal to raise $10,000 which she says will be enough to keep the bank at bay. two top ten teams go down, was one of them top ranked bama. stanford looks to end its drought next in sports ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the black widow spider's severe bite can cause coma and even death. the african black mamba can kill a man with one bite. but there's an even deadlier predator cigarettes, produced by big tobacco, which take a life every six point five seconds. don't be big tobacco's next victim.
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our state has a huge deficit. meg whitman's plan will make it billions worse by eliminating the capital gains tax for wealthy investors, including herself. economists say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. times say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools and public safety. jerry brown's against this unfair giveaway because it will take billions from our children when we can least afford it. get california working again-for all of us. have changed... the cardinal are ranked 16th and were favored against the fighting iri stanford used to be an automatic win. the cardinals rank 16th and favoured against the fighting irish. >> looking for the first win in south bend since 92. baldwin can't handle the punt, notre dame recovers, turns it into a field goal. irish wouldn't have the lead long. lead the cardinals down the
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field. touchdown, 7-3. stanford. still in the first, linebacker, falls on it, one of five field goals, stanford led 16-6 at the half. >> 19-6 in the 4th period, slip into the end zone they get the 2 point conversion, take 27-6 lead. just 13 seconds later, strike again remember, defensive player, played both ways, goes in for the score stanford turns it into a route, notre dame, 37- 14. 4 and 0 for the first time since 1986. >> another busy day, three carries on offence. five tackles and a pick on defense becomes the first player since 06 to score a touchdown on both offence and defense same game. 7th ranked texas taking on ucla racking up over 250-yards against the nations number one run defense.
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coleman puts the finishing touches on the biggest upset of the day. ucla blows out texas, 24-12. >> i am sure his mom is proud [ yelling ] >> nothing but a sea of red, alabama, razorbacks lead. the only lead of the game, heisman trophy winner runs for 157-yards. just two weeks after under going an appendectomy torres is back as the lead off hitter rockies lead the giants 5 will have 4 in the 5th. >> padres and reds tied at 3 in the 9th. hit one down the left field line keeps on rolling. headily will score all the way from 1st and padres beat the reds 4-3. 11th walk-off win of the season. >> giants need to win tonight to stay a half game ahead of the padres, san diego has a
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half game lead over the braves in the wild card race. rangers 1 win away from clenching the al west. down 3-1 in the 7th. pennington ties it up, number 5 of the year for pennington rangers take the lead back in the 8th. deep that would be the difference rangers win 4-3 headed to post season for the first time in 11 years. >> round 3 tour championship began the day tied for the lead, ends it all alone in 1st. great approach on 14th, tap in birdie knocked out another birdie put on 15th to take a 1 shot lead. tomorrow's winner will likely take home fedex cup and $10 million prize that goes with it. danika patrick racing with the boys of nascar again this weekend didn't go well. 35th place finish sent to the garage after she lost control and drove into the wall. danika gets to crack top 20, 7
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nationwide races. >> kyle bush takes the checkered flag new nationwide record, 11th win of the year. came off the bench to lead the raiders to their first win with the rams, offensive coordinator hugh jackson wants to see the same energy from him and the offence when they take on the cardinals. >> i think the plays at half time i had a little eruption because there is something i wanted done that wasn't getting done i think in second half i think you guys seen we were a different football team. >> i put an extra premium on that position, okay because it is what this thing is all about the quarterback goes, offensive team going to go, it has a very good chance to be successful. >> sea raidercardinals tomorrow afternoon here on cbs 5. stay tuned after the game for highlightreaction on the fifth quarter. >> we are lucky to have you here because kim coyle is travelling with the raiders.
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>> that's right. another assault on fast food here in the bay area santa clara already banned toys in happy meals now the idea is catching on. where the toys are being targeted now. that story and more on the cw at 10 and cbs 5 here at 11. that is going to do it for this edition of eyewitness news see you again at 11. latest news and weather on have a great night does ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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