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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is news. a lunch rush protest, workers nations wide joining forces to fight for higher wages and union rights, including employees in the bay area. good afternoon, everyone. i'm michelle griego. kenny has the day off.
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but first, developing news at noon, donald trump jr.'s wife vanessa was taken to a new york city hospital just hours ago after she opened an envelope containing an unknown white powder. the letter was addressed to the couple's apartment where police just left moments ago. vanessa and two other people were decontaminated by firefighters at the scene. police and secret service are investigating. deputies are on scene investigating an early morning stabbing that left one stretch of road closed for most of the day, and one woman fighting for her life. kpix 5 ice allen martin is live in the newsroom. >> -- kpix 5's allen martin is live in the newsroom. >> a 19-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times, and injuries considered life threatening. she was rushed to the hospital. let's listen to the 911 call. there's a female crawling on the road. she's missing an arm and she's
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bloody. another passing motorist says she appears to have been stabbed in the throat. >> the stabbing happened on tesla road about 2 miles west of carnegie park, was reopened just before 3:00 a.m., chopper 5 overhead this morning as the officers were out there walking, searching for clues. no word yet on when the stretch of tesla road is going to reopen. we will continue to follow this developing story throughout the day. we'll have more tonight on kpix 5 news live at 5:00. a protest organized by the fight for 15 campaign, fast food workers want minimum wage raised to $15 an hour, and promote union right. jessica flores is live in oakland. >> we are on the 98th avenue, as you can see behind me, this is the mcdonald's that's usually crowded at the lunchtime rush hour. the mcdonald's manager locked the doors in anticipation of
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that big crowd going in, workers gathering just down the street, planning to march here, fighting for higher wages and fighting to create a fast food workers union. they are joining protests happening across the country. the workers are part of the fight for 15, seeking a national minimum wage of $15 an hour. california, as you remember passed legislation that will bring the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022, but the workers here are supporting cooks and cashiers who are on strike in the mid-south. the rally comes on the 50th anniversary of the historic memphis sanitation strike which sparked the march led by dr. martin luther king jr. >> i'm proud this is happening in my community. i live two blocks away. i feel the legacy is alive,
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martin luther king fighting for low wage workers and people of color and people who live in poverty. we deserve a better life, and this society should recognize the hard work of immigrants and women and other pressed people. >> reporter: now, at this hour, the protesters haven't yet moved from down the street to the mcdonald's. as i mentioned, the manager locked the doors of the mcdonald's, so the protesters could not go inside with their demands. they will culminate with a protest and rally and march in memphis that will take the same route those sanitation workers did 50 years ago. reporting live here in oakland. i'm jessica florez, kpix 5 news. the battle continues over the fate of a war memorial. the lafayette city council will be talking about the land that houses more than 4000 crosses near the b.a.r.t. station.
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kpix 5. >> reporter: thousands of small white crosses have stood as a memorial for soldiers who lost their lives in iraq and afghanistan. on the other side of the hill, two houses that are abandoned. >> it's bigger than any of us and we want to keep it as a sacred place. >> reporter: now, the family wants to sell. the old houses used to be on the same lot but last month, the planning commission allowed the family to move the lot lines, separating the houses onto two separate lots, making it easier to sell. now that decision is being called into question by the city council. >> some people in the community who are opposed to the memorial have decided to get involved because they really want to participate in helping to decide what eventually happens with the property. >> reporter: the clark family originally offered to donate the land to the city but the city said no. now a dedicated group of activists are trying to figure out how to potentially work
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with owners see their original project continue on in some way. >> ideally put veteran housing at the top of the property and transform the crosses into a permanent peace memorial. >> reporter: the city council is expected to talk about the lot line changes at its meeting that starts at 7:00 tonight. and will also decide if there needs to be a public hearing to help determine the future of this project. in lafayette, katie nielsen, kpix 5. san francisco city leaders are working to get people off the street. state senator scott weaner is looking for a new bill to expand laws to help the most vulnerable individuals. he came on our sunday morning to explain. >> for this small group of people who are being committed allot, who are severely drug addicted, dying, we want to give our counties more tools to put them into a conservatorship, get them into
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housing and get them healthy. >> state senator weiner adds it's to get them on their feet in a healthy way. the city of stockton is offering to pay residents $500 a month, no strings attached. it's an experiment known as a universal income. the goal is to give people a hand and see what happens. >> the idea is to have a conversation about the economic system in this country, but how stories of something that small, $500 can do, whether it's the difference of a mother paying for child care, get back in a work force, or entrepreneur able to get work on start up ideas. >> the payments will last for a year. it's expected dozens of people will get monthly payments. the city is trying to figure out who should qualify. the experiment is being funded by an organization called the economic security project. california's police chiefs are getting behind
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gubernatorial candidate antonio rigosa. the police chief endorsed the former mayor of l. a. saying he had a good record of lowering crime. a new poll found him in a virtual tie with lieutenant governor gavin newsome. president trump delivered his plans for a 2019 budget for capitol hill. this morning. he's moving ahead with an infrastructure plan that will be paid for by states and local communities. mola lenghi has more. >> boxes of the president's proposed 2019 budget arrived on capitol hill and were unveiled for the press early this morning. the $4 trillion budget proposal isn't expected to go far because it projects a $1 trillion deficit. conservatives aren't expected to vote for that. >> when you look at 300 billion over a ten year period, you know, it makes even a drunken
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sailor blush. >> reporter: the budget includes $17 billion to fight the opioid epidemic and 23 billion for border security, most of which will go for the border wall. the president's budget director admitted on face the nation, conservatives may not like it. >> congressman mulvaney, would he vote for this? >> probably not. >> reporter: the president is moving ahead for another major electoral issue, fixing america's bridges and roads. >> we will build and maintain, the vast majority of americans want to see us take care of infrastructure. >> reporter: the president is calling for $200 billion in federal spending as part of a $1.5 trillion plan, but most of that is coming from state and local governments and private investments. mola lenghi, cbs news, the white house. a new white house says cutting regulator barriers and making it easier to get permits for private investors to spend their money on public
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infrastructure projects. a new view of president trump's predecessor, the portrait of president obama and his wife michelle were unveiled in washington, d.c., and mr. obama had nothing but praise for his wife's artist. >> i want to thank you for so spectacularly capturing the grace and beauty and intelligence and charm and hotness of the woman that i love. >> the and paintings will hang in the smithsonian gallery. they are the first presidential portraits at the smithsonian to be painted by black artists. which of your favorite junk food snacks and beverages in the future, the new study encouraging lovers to ditch the romantic staples this valentine's day and try something less traditional. you may want to struggle with someone special this valentine's day. it's going to be pretty chilly.
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we are finally feeling winter like. it looks gorgeous at the beach, but yes, temperatures are cooling. i'll take more about that coming up. we went under cover on one of the busiest black market streets. >> you know anybody looking for phones. >> a lot ends up at 7th and market. >> where we found the iphone's kill switch isn't stopping thieves. >> the greatest part of the stolen phones today is the parts. >> that's the number one thing that is stolen is phones. >> expect original reporting from kpix 5 news, expect more. at at&t, we believe in access. the opportunity for everyone to explore a digital world. connecting with the things that matter most. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet, we've created access from at&t.
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what some call "the greatest show on earth" is in full swing right now in brazil's rio de janeiro. carnaval kicked off over t that music makes me want to dance. what some call the greatest show on earth is in full spring in brazil, with magnificent floats and samba dancers. the celebration attracts a million people around the globe. carnival wraps up next sunday. some of the makers of your favorite junk food are going green, from beer to fast food, the trend has been taking off in recent years. mcdonald's is committing to using ecofriendly packaging from renewable sources by 2025.
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that same year is when budweiser plans to brew its beer using renewable electricity, and dunkin' donuts announced it would stop using poly cups by 2020. with valentine's day coming up, you may be thinking of getting your significant other chocolates or flowers, but reporter laura podesta found out those gifts may not be received as well as other presents. in new york city, valentine's day is by far the busiest time of year. >> everybody gets flowers. >> everybody has to come home with flowers or send flowers. >> reporter: a new study out of carnegie melon university says romantic staples, like red roses, a box of chocolates or diamond jewelry are not necessarily the best gifts to give. >> there's a whole host of eras people make but they fall into the carry of pull trying to put
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a smile on someone's face but aren't that useful. >> reporter: givers focus on creating that wow moment but should be buying what the recipient really wants or needs. >> i doubt you'll remember the box of chocolates from five years ago, but you might remember that special customized matching luggage tags that your wife gave you, that you're always with and always using, it's something that you really enjoy. >> reporter: in times square we asked couples the most memorable gift they have received. >> beauty school, he paid for my beautiful school, and we are making money from that, and she don't need to work anymore. she work for me in my business. >> for sherry hawking, it was this motorcycle from her husband richard. >> i love it, and i have been wanting one, but probably would have never bought one myself. >> reporter: and this couple chose a trip to the big apple as an early valentine's day gift to each other. >> i expect some chocolates on
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valentine's day itself. >> reporter: chocolates may not be the most useful gift, few it's important to give people you love what they want. laura podestacbs news, new york. >> i will take those chocolate covered strawberries any day. a live look at our sierra tahoe camera, a few inches of snow fell overnight. that snow looks great. >> yes, fresh powder. nothing more beautiful than that, especially if you are a skier or snowboarder. it's dismal on the mountains, now here's a view from sunny side resort. brand new snow did fall overnight, early this morning, you can see the clouds right now, not really showing signs of more snow to come, and also watching a little bit of wind picking up there. the flags are flapping around across lake tahoe. and here's a view from sierra at tahoe, big fat flakes have come down from february, finally, so now we are seeing that. this is a photo they tweeted out earlier today to entice a
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lot of folks and if you don't necessarily love snow but you love yoda, you may like this picture. a lot of people are shoveling, which they may not have had to do for a while. the precipitation is winding down, a little bit by topaz lake and across here east of sutter creek, coming down in the form of rain. we did see snow levels as low as 4000 early today. it was low snow. there's cold air behind this system. you can see it's all moved to the east, for us, with e now have clear skies -- we now have clear skies. 58 in livermore, and 58 in concord. the temperatures are cooler than what we have been experiencing, but this is normal, finally. and we're also going to start to see pretty strong winds across the northern east bay hills, later on tonight, 7:00, 8:00, through midnightment --
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midnight. one in the morning, could be strong. 20 to 30 miles per hour wind coming out of the north, northeast direction. the offshore breeze will be here. here's a look at the high temperatures for this afternoon, 58 in vallejo, 60 in san francisco. this is exactly where we should be for this time in february. here's why we are a little bit cooler. this low is of course to the east of us and the high that was bringing the record breaking heat is gone. it will be back again. it doesn't want to leave us for too long. we're also seeing a little bit of rain coming down towards parts of southern california. i want to hop to the 7-day forecast, and show you when the warm weather will return. for veterans day, we're looking at cloud coverage, wednesday and thursday, and then look at this, friday and into saturday. it's going to be sunny and 70s again for a lot of inland places as that high pressure makes a come back. >> a lot of people might have to celebrate valentine's day on the weekend if they want to get outside. >> great idea. >> and have a picnic or something. >> why not. love, marriage and a very long horse and carriage drive
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coming up. how prince harry and meghan markle plan to celebrate their big day.
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harry and his los angeles native bride meghan markle will have a public horse- drawn carriage ride.. cbs news' jonathan vigliotti has more on the royal wedding from england. britain's prince harry, and his bride meghan markle will have a horse drawn carriage
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ride. >> reporter: the 700-year-old st. george's chapel has an equally long history of royal weddings. prince charles worked to get his marriage to camila parker bowls blessed. on may 19th. it will be prince harry and meghan markle's turn. the ceremony will be before an expected crowd of 800 friends and family. the list is still private, but royal correspondent roya mika has disappointing news for trump. >> not donald trump we hear. >> love and marriage will then be followed by a horse and carriage ride, after leaving st. george's chapel, the newlyweds will travel along the main street, then down the so called long walk before arriving back at windsor castle, giving thousands of spectators a chance to see the couple along the way. >> they want to be able to give
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the public a chance to share their celebrations of them, be part of the day. that was very very important to harry and meghan when they first got engaged. how would they do that. >> reporter: it's a royal procession, similar to the wedding of queen elizabeth's youngest son, prince edward and sophie in 1999. carriage rides are a royal tradition. prince william, and kate rode in one after their 2011 ceremony after did prince charles and lady diana before them. the royal couple won't be sticking with all tradition. they chose their wedding for a saturday instead of a friday so that more of the public could come out and watch. they also won't be sharing a kiss on the balcony at buckingham palace, they will be busy attending not just one but two receptions. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, windsor.
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taste of the day, cotton candy grapes coming in from chile. their summer, our winter, and the grape season is in full swing, and the cotton candy brand, when it's in season in california in the summer time, guess what, it's here now in the winter time in chile. make sure they have an amber color. they might have a pink color. that's great. they're called cotton candy for
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a reason. stem is nice and green. wash them before you enjoy them. and they come from thousands of miles away, so buy them, and enjoy them within three to four days. but keep them in the refrigerator. conon candy grapes. i love -- cotton candy grapes. i love these grapes. in the winter time, really cool. always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. an update on the developing story we brought you at the top of the hour. the 19-year-old woman found stabbed multiple times and dumped from a car in east alameda county, we just got word that woman has died. we'll have more on that investigation tonight at eleven.
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♪ >> brooke: [ chuckles ] >> ridge: [ sighs ] >> brooke: [ sighs ] >> ridge: alone at last. >> brooke: it's good to know that everything is right. >> ridge: in our world, anyway. >> brooke: thank you. >> ridge: "thank you" for what? >> brooke: only for the best day of my life. >> ridge: really? >> brooke: the whole family was there, the effect that we had on them. >> ridge: the effect you had. when you said those vows, there wasn't a dry eye in the house. including mine. as far as i'm concerned, today you became the forrester matriarch. ♪


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