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jerry brown. who raised the gas tax as governor, and pushed for higher sales taxes? jerry brown. who tried five times to raise property taxes in oakland? jerry brown. who supported higher statewide income taxes? jerry brown. and who says, if elected, he'll ask voters for even more new taxes? jerry brown. governor jerry brown, again? hide your wallet.
they won't let her turn pro. now the future of it is not about my size. it is about my golfing ability. >> they won't let her golf. now the future could rest with this woman. the last guy out in record time. the one miner's wife, though, who boycotted this joyous event. how many people have been here more than an hour? two hours? how many people have been here more than three hours? >> surviving yet another slowdown. what's the newest cause of an old complaint? does it bug you after spending a fortune on groceries you're asked to donate to charity time and time again. why this could be doing more harm than good. good evening, i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. a bay area golfer wants to turn pro but she is not allowed to. it is not that she is not good
enough. don knapp reports she may not be woman enough. >> i'm a female. i'm a female emotionally, physically and legal. >> reporter: she has been golfing since she was a teenage boy. retired police officer that underwent sex surgery in 2005 and two years ago won the women's long drive world golf championship with a 254-yard drive reportedly into a headwind. but after that performance she says, the long drivers of america changed the rules to match those of the lpga which say women golfers have to be born female. lonnie lawless was barred from competing and now she is suing. >> to have me and every other transgender person to be offered the same opportunities that all people in california are entitled to have. >> reporter: lawless notes
other sports organizations allow transgenders to participate. >> the australian women's tour and others. i could wrestle against another woman in the olympics but there is a problem with me playing golf. >> reporter: her attorney says the rules discriminate and he is suing the lpga which will hold its challenge tomorrow at black hawk country club. because she was once a man does not mean she has an advantage over women. >> you take estrogen. your muscles atrophy. people think you are the same person physically. you're not. it is not about my size or my past it is about my golfing ability. >> reporter: attorney dolean says they will not try to shut down the challenge tournament here tomorrow but says unless the lpga changes the rule they will try to shut down the tour.
the lpga says they have not seen the lawsuit and can't comment tonight. don knapp reporting. a fire raced through an apartment and people knew inside were a mom and her twin girls. they tried to break down the door to that apartment on north texas street in fairfield but they couldn't do it. robert lyles reports the door was barricaded for a reason. robert >> they discovered a female with lacerations and injuries not consistent by a fire. >> reporter: just imagine what was playing in the mind of adrian. >> it was moving for us and changed the whole perspective when they brought down the little girl and we were standing no more than 10, 15 feet. >> reporter: a father of three he can't make heads or tails of
it because tuesday night just before 11 babits and another neighbor awoke. >> i was hearing the fire alarm. we looked up at the same time and we saw the flames. you could see the discoloration and different colors popping through the window. >> reporter: the same window where he knew 28-year-old monica slept. her 3-year-old twin daughters in the room next door. so the suburban dad tried kicking in the front door. >> it only opened maybe 3 or 4 inches and i tried shouldering the door and kicking it in. >> reporter: the good samaritan dad had no idea the door wouldn't budget because the twins were blocking the door. the woman sliced the throats of her kids with a sword then stacked the bodies against the door. that's when the mother allegedly torched the living room and turned the blade on herself. >> how could a mom do that to her own kids. >> reporter: neighbors say she just moved here from a town outside philadelphia about a month ago and was supposed to
be waiting for the girls' dad to arrive for a job transfer but no one ever saw him or for that matter any signs of trouble. still, what they saw and heard from the staircase will forever echo in their minds. >> just seeing their lifeless bodies coming down. it looked like they were hooking them up to a machine and you could just hear flat line. that's all you heard. >> reporter: fairfield police are wasting no time going after the mother. before she went surgery for those self-inflicted stab wounds she was arrested and charged with a laundry list of felonies including double murder and arson. dana, we are told she will go from a hospital bed directly to a jail cell. >> robert lyles from walnut creek. thank you. san jose police are on the hunt for a man who tried to grab a little girl from her mother. take a look at the sketch. the suspect is in his late 20s or early 30s.
about 5'8" or 5'9" inches tall. the woman told police that she was pushing her 1-year-old daughter yesterday in a push- and-ride toy. the man followed the woman briefly before trying to grab the little girl. two teenagers were arrested for a fire that ripped through trace elementary school in july. this according to the mercury news. that fire destroyed a dozen classrooms, the school library and offices. we should learn more about those suspects tomorrow. now to chile where all 33 trapped miners have made it out safely. [ cheers and applause >> the foreman that held the group together when the men were feared dead was the last to come out. no one has ever been trapped underground so long and survived. the whole operation took nearly 23 hours. one of those closely
watched reunions involved the 21st miner to come out. he was greeted by his mistress. his wife decided not to show up. she didn't know about the affair he was having until her husband was trapped underground. headlines from around the bay area now. oakland police say a man was shot near fruitvale and mcarthur around 8:30 p.m. tonight. he is in the hospital. no word on the suspect or circumstances surrounding the shooting. hundreds of union city high school students have to be tested for tuberculosis. this after someone at james logan high school tested positive for the disease. now it is not clear if the patient was a student but that person is no longer on campus. the 500 students will be tested next week. and one westbound lane of the san mateo bridge will be closed at least through tomorrow afternoon. it is because cal-trans found a cracked beam under the roadway.
the crack is about 10 inches long. cal-trans is making emergency repairs. going to the dentist is never fun. going to the dmv is less fun. but these days it is even worse. lines are longer than usual. a lot longer even if you have an appointment. mike sugerman found out what's going on. >> reporter: say hello to tony yanez. >> hello. >> reporter: that's his name outside the san francisco department of motor vehicles. we will call him by what he is known at dmv. >> i'm number 122. >> reporter: he got here before the place opened now it is lunchtime. uncommon? how many people have been here more than an hour? two hours? three hours? okay, it is slow at the dmv. that's news? no. but these delays are. >> my fourth time here this month. >> reporter: why? >> the first three times they never got to my number before they closed. >> reporter: a department
spokesperson chalks it up to some fallout from new software dealing with the new licenses rolled out adding to the problems of furlough fridays, closing the office one day a week . that's set to end next month. >> still got about 45 more people to go. >> reporter: at midday the dmv official website shows the wait for three hours. if you made an appointment online the wait is 10 minutes but that seems optimistic. >> but at least when you come in they tell you it is going to be two hours. nobody is pretending like it is the way it used to be which was easy. >> reporter: meanwhile back with number 122, about 2.5 hours after he got here tony got the paperwork for what he came for. a photo i. d . that went relatively quickly. >> i'm done. >> reporter: you're done? >> i've got to go to another line. >> reporter: what? >> i've got to go another line.
>> reporter: i thought you were done. >> got to go to another line to get another photo. >> reporter: mike sugerman, san francisco. not so mind numbing here. love, even lust the new pain killer. to death at the checkout counter. what's behind the practice called "embedded giving." nickel and dimed and dollared to death at some checkout practice. what is behind this practice of called embedded giving. ♪ don't stop believing ♪ this could be the season it ain't over until the bearded man sings. the song that has gone viral and has fans believing. ,,
[ male announcer ] everyone is hurting. republican. democrat. independent. your party doesn't matter anymore. it's fixing this mess. boxer's been there twenty-eight years. and, look what we've got. when bickering ends, solutions begin. i'm prepared to oppose my party when it's wrong. we can change washington but first you have to vote, to change the people we send there. i'm carly fiorina and i approve this message. to change the people we send there. got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving.
we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru. so who called prop 13 a "fraud" and a "rip off?" jerry brown. who raised the gas tax as governor, and pushed for higher sales taxes? jerry brown. who tried five times to raise property taxes in oakland? jerry brown. who supported higher statewide income taxes? jerry brown. and who says, if elected, he'll ask voters for even more new taxes?
less pain when looking at pictures of their loved one. >> the deep passionate love really acts like a drug and a pain relieving drug at that. >> researchers say eventually learning how to harness the power of love could help relieve pain without drug- induced side effects. it has happened to all of us. you are doing your shopping and the store's cashier asks if you want to make a donation to a charity but where does that money go and what's in it for the store making the pitch? juliette goodrich on the fund- raising strategy. >> reporter: you hear it at the checkout counter a lot these days. >> do you want to donate $1 for breast cancer. >> reporter: as a swipe your card a pitch to pay a little more for a good cause. >> do you want to donate today? 99 cents gift bag.
>> reporter: there is a word for it embedded giving and raises millions for a charity. but is it something you want to be asked every time you shop. >> it doesn't bother me at all. >> sometimes it puts me off a little bit. sometimes it feels like i'm not doing enough of my part. >> do you get tired? >> totally tired. >> they feel sometimes badgered into giving. guilted into giving. >> reporter: this marketing professor's job is to keep tabs on shopper's preferences and she chase right now. >> consumers feel bombarded. >> reporter: she said it is a marketing employ that may be getting overused. >> it is backfiring. it doesn't seem like it is special or significant. >> reporter: and we found despite reassurances from cashiers. >> we donate 100%. >> reporter: some shoppers just don't trust it. >> i usually choose not to donate because i have no idea where the money is going. >> i wonder how much of a
percentage the store gets. >> reporter: the state attorney general's office tells cbs5 there is very little regulation of embedded giving and safeway wouldn't talk about it on camera saying the topic is touchy but the company sent us papers showing that all of the money raised at the cash register does going to breast cancer research programs. >> i think they will make an enormous impact on breast cancer. >> reporter: this doctor runs the program. >> they have made a strategic decision to invest it in really high impact programs so that they could make a big, big difference. and that's what they are doing. >> reporter: and safeway is not the only one. whole foods and petco are among the many companies that collect donations at the check-out counter. >> thank you. we appreciate it. >> reporter: at petco about 10% of donations go to overhead. the rest help thousands of local animal groups like gimme
shelter which rescues abandoned cats. >> we have great success with our customers. they want to give. >> reporter: but bottom line, as more charities jump on the band wagon. >> it becomes meaningless. >> reporter: this cashier's advice. juliette goodrich, cbs5. >> embedded giving raises huge amounts of money. safeway alone has raised $144 million for cancer programs. and in case you were wondering who gets the tax donation deductions, you do. save all your receipts. it ads up. may take longer to get your latte at starbucks. barristas are being instructed now to make only two drinks at the time. steaming milk for each drink individual. barristas say it takes twice as long and the new rules have
resulted in much longer lines. >> just take it outside because ?oo it will be -- they say it will be hotter and fresher. we will see. >> today record high temperatures in the bay area. take a look tonight. that's actually the 41% illuminated moon on its way to becoming a quarter moon tomorrow night. this is live from our weather cam. a dedication towards our giants. go giants. all right. so today and yesterday, two days in a row. san jose had a high of 93 degrees. both days tying a record that was established way back in 1901. otherwise we shattered records at sfo and oakland and richmond at 92 degrees. morning commute lots of sunshine. just a little hint of something building off the coast.
51 degrees in santa rosa to mid- 50s in san jose. take a good look at this. what do you see happening? absolutely nothing. that's what an offshore flow looks like. diverting storm clouds to the north of us. tomorrow with the clouds building right about the monterey bay area gradually sliding north we will see temperatures in the 70s at the beaches with slight cooling there. 3 degrees cooler in san jose. east bay numbers with the west wind at 15. up to 90 degrees. otherwise san francisco average high 71. forecasting 79 degrees with wall-to-wall sunshine. clouds late night overnight. otherwise, 91 degrees in santa rosa. the extended forecast calls for cooler conditions by friday. over the weekend with a blanket of low clouds and fog for open, we will have partial clearing and much cooler temps into the mid-70s very autumn like all the way through next wednesday. without saying where it is from tell me when you see this picture, where do you think it is from? >> looks like san ramone.
>> i thought it kind of looked hawaii like. >> got to get away? >> san ramone. >> we will be right back. tonight's good question is coming up. ,, meet the real meg whitman: serving on the board of goldman sachs, whitman was caught reaping millions from insider stock deals. after ebay shareholders sued and a judge cited the obvious conflict of interest she was forced to pay the money back. what kind of person would be involved in deals a fellow republican congressman called corrupt? and in her last year at ebay, whitman paid herself $120 million right before the company laid off 10% of it's workers. we're choosing a governor, shouldn't character matter?
as ceo, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products "made in china." 30,000 workers gone while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message.
under attack only to realize it's garbage day. carl you probably had it happen. you're sound asleep bolting up suddenly thinking your neighbor is under attack. you realize it is garbage collection. the question is why do they have to start so early in the morning? everybody recognizes that sound. it is the one that gently wakes you in the wee hours of the morning at least once a week. >> in a residential area. we have got to get out at 6:00 a.m. in the morning. these trucks will move down the block pretty quickly. >> pickup in san francisco happens early in the morning for good reason says the spokesman robert reed. they want to be off the streets and gone before the traffic starts. >> san francisco is a very
dense urban environment so we really can't be running trucks on city streets all day long. >> streets are narrow. we know there is not a lot of parking in san francisco. so we really need to be very efficient and as safe as possible. >> reporter: that means having the right equipment to deal with san francisco's narrow and clogged roadways. picking up garbage is all about efficiency. you can drive from this side of the truck or if it is easier you can drive from the other side. just make sure you get it done before anyone wakes up. >> san francisco has the second most dense urban environment in the united states. second only to new york city. that means there are a lot of people here and a lot of cars at the curb. at 8:00 a.m. everybody comes out and here we go again. >> reporter: i need your good question. send them to me at cbs5.com. making a switch in their pitching rotation.
which pitching staff led the major league with 21 shutouts in 14 complete games. >> philly. >> if you answered the phillys you're right. hence extra batting practice before the giants fly to philadelphia tomorrow. it will be a homecoming for pat burrell who spent nine seasons as a philly and won a world championship there. but he insists this giants team is much different than his world title team in philly. >> this seems so special. pivotol guys haven't been to the post season. the way these guys have performed under the pressure and having not been there before is incredible. >> meanwhile bruce boche made a change in the giants rotation. tim lincecum will start. jonathan sanchez will pitch game 2 with matt cain moving to game 3. in short sanchez pitched much better on the road. as one philadelphia slugger can attest the phillys' rotation is rock solid.
anyway . . . the giants theme song has gone viral on youtube. if you haven't seen it yet it is a remake of journey's "don't stop believein" hit record from 1981. the singer's name is ashcoon and tonight he performed his remake live during our 6:00 p.m. newscast. ♪ just a loyal fan ♪ trying to do the best i can ♪ ♪ three, four years has made it hard ♪ ♪ let's go giants ♪ the west division champion ♪ feels good ♪ i have faith and i have hope ♪ ♪ and thankfully the padres choked ♪ >> 370,000 hits. an while giants fans are still
believing and another san diego charger fan was in disbelief after his chargers lost to the raiders -- roll the top 5. >> oh, my god. oakland. it is not over yet. get out of here. and number 4. be careful of your garlic fries at a soccer game. sent that patron back to the food line. loosing a game to central florida. but given it up to aaron dobson's juggling act. number 2. leveling the blare into the boards -- leveling the player into the