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of california, but just to the north there's some cloud cover and that's just the beginning. just wait till you see what happens tomorrow. we'll have gusty conditions. we also have cooler temperatures. so it's going to be cold and blustery tomorrow. barely even a breeze, three to five miles per hour winds. here's a look at your headlines. spring-like weather today, and tomorrow that's when the cold weather begins starting overnight tonight. in fact, the winds are going to start to pick up. tomorrow we're looking at gusts as high as 45 miles per hour. yes, that's not a typo. snow across bay area hills. we'll show you where it's likely, if we get precipitation from the front that's coming in, there's a good chance we can see snow across the north and east bay hills. but we'll track it for you coming up. new details this morning on a deadly double shooting in san francisco. this happened last
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night near oak and shrader street. police say the shooting started over an argument among a group of people. one person opened fire killing a man and injuring another. that is suspect took off. it was parked behind an rv and the suspect was found inside. an officer-involved shooting then occurred. details on what happened have not been released. police tell us no one was hurt in that officer-involved shooting and the suspect was taken into custody. the community of parkland, florida waking up this morning, wounds still fresh. while the healing process is just beginning, we are learning more disturbing details about the shooter's dark past. omar jimenez reports. >> reporter: in the mind of a shooter, group chat messages showing he was obsessed with
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race, violence and guns. he also talked about killing mexicans, keeping black people in chains and cutting their necks. >> we had approximately 20 calls for service over the last few years regarding the killer. >> reporter: police documents show his mother had repeatedly called police to the home. some incident reports as recent as september, 2016 described the shooter suffering from mental illness being emotionally handicap. nothing stopped this from passing a check and buying a rifle. the f.b.i. saying they were concerned about his tendencies. >> the caller provided information about nikolas cruz. >> reporter: the f.b.i. never acted. and the information was never relayed to the miami field office. meanwhile, a community is trying to heal as they bury classmates, sons and daughters. even as days pass, the memories
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of what happened is still as vivid as ever. >> we were hiding most of the time. a girl behind me was crying and i wanted to calm her down. >> reporter: the school district plans to tear down the building of where it happened. the emotional ones may last a lifetime. today there will be a rally to support firearm safety legislation in the wake of this tragedy. in washington, the effects of this are also reverberating. in the wake of that f.b.i. fallout of missing that crucial tip, both the chairs of the house and judiciary committees are expected to open the investigation into how something like this was missed. this morning in mexico, nearly a million homes and businesses are without power after a 7.2 earthquake rattled the south. it happened yesterday in the southern state
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of oaxaca. several aftershocks followed through the night. some buildings as you see in this image crumbled from all of the shaking. deaths or injuries. >> this is a pretty startling, this is inside a newsroom in mexico city. so far there are no reports of any deaths or injuries. but you can see the impact. rescuers are still looking for anyone who was trapped or injured. it's been five months since the earthquake in mexico city killed hundreds of people. so far no reports of any injuries or any major damage. an oakland dmv office will remain closed until march due to water damage. it's been closed since february 7p after thieves stole copper pipes. dmv says it
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will honor all appointments, including driving tests at their other locations. and they hope to have the office open by march 5th. the penalty for rolling through a red could get cheaper. jerry hill is one of two lawmakers who want to slash the fine for the california stop. we all know this one, from $100 to $35. extra fees are often taxed under this penalty which senator hill says is not fair for the seriousness of the violation. hill attempts to pass legislation in the past dialed in opposition from police. kpix 5 has learned contractors are -- wilson walker gives us a tour. >> it's going to be a beautiful facility. there's no question it costs a lot. there's no question it took a long time, but it's going to be a real stunner when it opens. >> reporter: the building truly is enormous when you're walking around that seems to go on
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forever. and with palms, redwoods and sycamore, it is incredibly lush out here. but for a building that is supposed to be done in june, it certainly feels like a structure that has a lot of work yet to be done. >> the main impediment right now is getting the electrical work done. it's a big building. there's a lot of electricians td ed and we're in the middle of one of the hottest economies in years. so as any homeowner can tell you, it's hard to find an electrician. >> reporter: transit planners wrestled with what a delay would mean because for the foreseeable future, this build signify going to operate at a loss. >> the idea is to defray that operating expense with private tenants that will occupy a large footprint in that building. but you contribute get the tenants in -- but you can't get the tenants in until you get the building done. >> reporter: someone has to cover that cost, either the city
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or the very transit agencies that want to use it. >> to be fair, ac trans were all the time going to be paying something. but they weren't expecting numbers like this. >> reporter: so the clock is ticking as some 400 workers try to get this job back on schedule. bottom line, hanging on the balance and the deadline, june 1st. >> and the $6 billion project was a hub for buses and trains. so that's led critics to describe it as a glorified bus station. the men and women who responded to the wine country wildfires were honored at the state capitol. mike mcguire of marin county says the fires would have been far worse if it wasn't for the brave efforts of the first-responders. it killed more than 40 people and have been deemed one of the most destructive fires to hit california. congress no closer to
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settling the fate of the dreamers. four different immigration bills have failed in the senate. that includes a bipartisan measure that came up six votes short on thursday and the clock keeps ticking. a program to protect dreamers known as daca expires on march 5th. [chanting] >> this is yesterday, uc berkeley, people concerned about daca. immigration issues >> our goal is to build the movement that's necessary to defend all of the immigrants, to defend daca and to eventually make it safe again for students, for the immigrant communities to be open. >> the current daca program shields about 700,000 dreamers from deportation. and a big
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sweep by i.c.i. e. agents targeted businesses with undocumented workers. they issued more than 100 notices of inspection. a dramatic turn in the russia investigation, 13 russians now charged with plotting to interfere in the 2016 election. >> reporter: the deputy attorney general and the acting f.b.i. director had a briefing in person with the president about this indictment, which presents a most direct allegation to date of illegal metal mettling. >> the defendants allegedly conducted what they called information warfare against the
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united states. >> reporter: rosen stein says the conspiracy bought space on u.s. computer servers and spread distrust. >> the defendants used that infrastructure to establish hundreds of accounts on social media networks such as facebook, instagram and twitter making it appear that those accounts were controlled by persons located in the united states. >> reporter: lawmakers are saying this development has to be a wake up call for midterm elections in the next presidential race in 2020. president trump tweeted this began before his announcement to run and the trump campaign did nothing wrong. no collusion. the charges against the russiany , bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. they came from special counsel robert mueller who was investigating russian interference. >> there is no allegation in
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this indictment that any american was a knowing participant in this illegal activity. there is no allegation in the indictment that the charge conduct altered the outcome of the 2016 election. >> reporter: the defendants did communicate with trump campaign members. russia is unlikely to extradite any of the defendants. and so we do not expect them to face legal consequences. on capitol hill. one company taking a different approach to fight opioid addiction. how they're working to get people off of pills. >> plus the weekend rocket launch is up to more.
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the last launch in december created a glowing exhaust
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plume... in the night sky above l-a region. space ex-now set for -- spacex now set for tomorrow. a glowing plume in the night sky above l.a., tomorrow a falcon 9 rocket set to blast off just after 6:00 in the morning. it will carry a spanish satellite so it can take radar images of earth. this launch has been delayed by one day to allow time for more systems checks. the battle against opioid continues, people working to come up with alternatives including cannabis. some are using tried and true approaches to help people break through addition. >> i was on about eight vicodin a day. >> reporter: for millions of americans, pain pills have consumed their lives. >> i have drug tremors, i had the sweats. i don't think i was any different from a heroin addict. >> reporter: states like
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california, with legal marijuana, there's another option. >> it's to reduce their use of other pharmaceuticals including opioids. >> reporter: parts of the cannabis plant is known to decrease inflammation. it's being used in creams and oils for treatments. what about people already addicted accounts how can they get off the pills? >> it's to come up with something which will be a much safer alternative. >> reporter: right now other opiates are simply being used as substitutes. he says there's a better way. >> cannabis can be used for inflammation. it's a question for which one and what form of delivery it should be presented. >> reporter: his company is providing low doses of opiates. >> we believe chewing gum is the most efficient way. >> reporter: because the gum is a compound, if approved by the
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fda it could end up on pharmacy shelves in any state no matter its marijuana law. >> interesting idea there. we'll introduce you to this week's jefferson award winner. taking a live look outside, enjoy the sunshine, beautiful weather today. everything is about to change tomorrow. we have winds to talk about, cold air to talk about and a chance of low snow across the bay area. yes, across our region. i'll explain it in just a bit. coming up in sports, an american break in olympic record. sports is coming up.
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. tiger woods had his fourth back surgery. since then he's
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learned to lower his expectations on his comeback trail. second round, rory trying to cheer up tiger because he was not able to hide his frustrations throughout the rounds. he misses the cut after riviera since 1993 when he was just 17 years old. tiger heads back to florida to get ready to tee it up again next week. american nathan chen made history. chen hit not one, not two, not three, not four, but five clean quads. it was not enough though to win a medal. >> jalen brown in the nba rise ing ground, second quarter, check out the handled on brown after
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showing off his dribbling skills, brown steps back and hits the 3. but the sacramento kings was on fire at 26 points. the rookie is the mvp as they win 155-124. that's sports for this morning. time now for your weather. we have a lot to talk about here in the weather center. i want to show you the camera, there's a chance on monday morning we could see a light dusting of snow. it's going to be very cold. we have a system coming down from the north from canada. right now it's actually in the pacific northwest as it's slowly working its way toward us. look at these beautiful conditions out there. we are going to be in for quite a shock. quite a difference between is the and sunday. right now temperatures feeling pretty cool in the 30s and 40s. 44 in san jose. here are three things to remembr when it comes to what's ahead. because these are pretty bug
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changes that we're going to -- pretty big changes that we're going to experience. tomorrow the blustery conditions will arrive early tomorrow morning, winds up to 45 miles per hour, likely across the bay area on sunday and monday. noul we're also going to -- now we're also going to get cold conditions. there's a bit of moisture showing up. so if we get that precipitation we could see snow as low as a thousand feet, santa cruz mountains could get 1 to 3 snow fall inches. here's a look at your future cast. it will start to pick up around 3:00 this morning. it's the north wind that will be coming through and will be pretty gusty. by sunday afternoon you'll hear the howell of the winds. as usual, the higher elevations are impacted the most when it comes to those heavy winds. 69 expected in palo alto today.
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over in the east bay temperatures in the upper 60s. so it's going to be a lovely saturday. please get outside and enjoy it, because tomorrow, monday or tuesday you may not want to. now we do have the high pressure ridge, but things are going to change in this cold air from canada which will bring us all that frigid air. and we'll start to see some moisture from it as well. here's the future cast showing that cold air working its way down from washington in oregon. pretty much all of next week. here is the freeze watch that's been issued for places like fairfield, stockton, all the way to bakersfield. temperatures could reach down into the mid 20s, low 30s monday morning, tuesday morning. all throughout the bay area in the valley locations. look at that, now moisture showing up, sunday night there's a chance we could see a little light showers. monday morning that's when we may see that light dusting.
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if we get it, it will be very light. but it's something worth noting because we just went from extreme. we're going to see sierra snowfall coming down as well through notes higher elevations by monday morning into tuesday. so let me hop over to that seven-day forecast and show us have you what's ahead. big jump in temperatures. things will be sunny but staying cool all week long. you can definitely see the cooler conditions are there throughout the week next week. morning lows will be very, very cold. moving on now about 8,000 small business loans are denied every day according to the federal reserve. but there's hope for business owners. >> reporter: when alysia.
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>> i do 50 to 100 tatamales. >> reporter: as her business expanded, she could only get a loan from a nonprofit lender. >> when you find someone who believes in you, it's amazing. >> reporter: through the nonprofit, alicia borrowed about $100,000 in the past few years to fund her first food cart, catering van. more than 6200 businesses have received loans. >> what's important to me is to do something that i thought would make a meaningful difference. >> reporter: he started with 15 banks. >> we were lending to people with no credit scores, with damaged credit. >> reporter: eric delves into the financial picture and character. if granted, loans come with an offer of support. so opportunity funds loan
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repayment rate is high. 95%. director caitlin mcshane explais 's doing what's right every day. >> reporter: they fund $5 to 7million a month. the money comes from businesses and private donations. for eric, the rewards for watching businesses succeed are i measurable. >> it's wonderful. >> reporter: this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to eric weaver. sharon chen kpix 5. mergencies. everyday when we go to work we want everyone to work safely and come home safely. i live right here in auburn, i absolutely love this community. once i moved here i didn't want to live anywhere else. i love that people in this community are willing to come together to make a difference for other people's lives.
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together, we're building a better california.
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happening all over the bay area. "music" happy lunar new york. it is officially the year of the dog and celebrations are happening all over the bay area. the festival kicked off yesterday in san jose. there were performers, games, big crowds,
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and you heard musicians as well as feast of the first morning of the first day. it's considered the most important celebration in the vietnamese culture. and it's time for us to call it a morning. we're so glad you joined us here.
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narrator: today on "lucky dog", a two-year-old boxer is the crown champion of energy. brandon: slow it down. slow it down. this dog needs a crash course in control. narrator: if she can learn to focus and pass the ultimate training challenges, she might just be the perfect match for three young boys. [laughter frank: you can give me kisses. brandon: i'm brandon mcmillan, and i've dedicated my life to saving the lonely, unwanted dogs that are living without hope. my mission is to make sure these amazing animals find a purpose, a family, and a place to call home.


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