tv KPIX 5 News at Noon CBS August 24, 2022 12:00pm-12:30pm PDT
>> live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. > >> right now on kpix 5 and streaming on cbs news bay area, relief for millions of americans carrying student loant loan debt. president biden just just announced his plans to clear thousands of dollars off borrowers' books. good afternoon. i am amanda starrantino. president biden made it official, speaking in the last half-hour, delivering on his campaign process to clear clear significant amount of that that student debt . >> in the 21st century, in my view, i think the vast majority of americans 12 years of education is not enough. we are going to be outcompeted by the rest of the world if we don't take action.
>> the government will forgive up to $10,000 in federal student student loan debt for americans that make less than $125,000 a year. if you have a pell grant, the federal government would cancel up to an additional $10,000 in federal loan debt. some people are applauding the new round of relief, but others say it will have unintended consequences. >> i worry that colleges will just say, charge whatever you want, where going to forgive the the loan. >> canceling student debt is grossly unfair to americans who worked hard for years to pay afterwards. >> right now, student loan debt are holding back people from trying to buy homes, holding that people trying to stop -- start small businesses and families. >> president biden is also extending the pause on student loan payments through the end of of 2022. that pause has been in place is a start of the pandemic. > >> we are learning new details about the death of a woman found found inside her home. police say she might have died over a year ago. officers found the
woman's daughter in another bedroom. they believe she lived with the body for more than a year. the woman told officers her mother died of natural causes in april 2021. police came to the house for welfare check after neighbors noticed 20 20 to 30 packages on the front porch and no one answered the door. >> i can't believe it. they didn't pay attention. you see so so many boxes in front of your doors. some of them from christ. from christmas. >> authorities launched an unattended death investigation and determine the house uninhabitable and red tagged it. it. there are no outstanding suspects. > >> house speaker nancy pelosi stop by newly renovated southeast family health center in san francisco to discuss the passage of the inflation reduction act. the new law will
help people save on prescription prescription drugs and insurance insurance premiums. >> we design the affordable care care act to bring down the cost of healthcare. we did except for for when it came to the cost of prescription drugs. >> pelosi says for medicare beneficiaries the new law will keep that close to $2000 and bans drugmakers from predatory price hikes and allows medicare to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices with pharmaceutical companies. > >> new at noon, as the state attorney general announced a major settlement with cosmetics giant, sephora. sephora is one one of many businesses who failed to disclose to consumers consumers their information was taken and illegally sold. sephora will not have to pay $1.2 million as part of this settlement. >> today's settlement should send a strong message to businesses about the california doj's ongoing efforts to enforce enforce this ecpa. comply with the law because consumers have the right to opt ou is
launching a new investigative sweep of businesses failing to process opt out requests. the browser settings iran extension that includes a consumer's privacy preferences. > >> if you have been to a bar or nightclub, you have heard last call right before 2:00 am. it could be extended until 4:00 am. am. in some places, including san francisco and oakland, this would occur. we talked to bar
owners who are hoping this bill gives them an economic boost. >> >> the leader it is, the more fun it is. all of a sudden, it is hard to stop. >> reporter: closing his bars at at 2:00 am has proven to be problematic for owner keith on. mp pele on the reon don't have anywhere to go. we always have problems. people not not wanting to leave, getting in in fights outside, vandalism, tagging, phone taps, just a lot of the funky stuff comes in at 2:00 am. >> reporter: wilson owns several several popular bars and nightclubs in, san francisco and and maintained them throughout the pandemic. >> we went negative for a long time. people needed to get out. people have to do something. we maintained some business to at least get to a breakeven point for a while. >> reporter: he is still reeling reeling from the hit his businesses took during the strictest lockdown times. >> now people are realizing it is slowly picking up but we are nowhere close to where we used to be. we have a lot of catching
catching up to do. >> reporter: he says a bill being considered by state lawmakers that would allow bars in several cities, including san san francisco and oakland, to stay open until 4:00 am could be be a game-changer. >> you could make a huge difference. we really do find the majority of our businesses after 1:00. that would make a big difference. >> reporter: sponsored by senator scott weiner, the bill is intended to help bars gain some of the profit back lost during the pandemic. >> i think we would see probably a good share of business between 1:30 and 3:00. i think that would be 50%, easily. >> reporter: wilson says the extension could see more benefits beyond profit increases increases for local bars. >> you don't have to be open until 4:00, just gives you the option to be open until 4:00. sometimes people just don't want want to go home, they don't want want to leave. it creates a hostile situation. it would definitely help. i think it would help a lot. >> those opposed to extending last call worry about drunk driving rates. tom lackey, former chp officer, released a statement, extending bars into the early morning will create a dangerous combination of drowsy and impaired drivers mixed with commuters. let's not let tragedy take a back seat to commerce. > >> tesla stock will be a little more affordable to the everyday
investor. the company is doing a a three for one split starting today. that means you are able to buy three shares for the price of one. splits don't make companies more valuable, only more accessible to the average joe. google parent alphabet and amazon are other big companies that have split their stocks this year. > >> speaking of money, let's check on wall street. the big board is showing the dow is up in the green by 75. . points. the u.s. will be shipping more weapons and aid to ukraine as ukraine celebrates its independence day and marks six months since the start of the war. cbs reporter skyler henry has the story. >> reporter: president biden announced the u.s. will give nearly $3 billion in aid to ukraine. the two -- $2.9 billion is the largest single package of assistantship. the president said this will allow ukraine to require acquire air defense systems, military systems, unmanned systems and radar to ensure it can continue
to defend itself over the long term. more than $10 million worth of weapons and equipment have been shipped to ukraine to aid its battle against russia. today's assistance is part of a $40 billion package congress approved in may. the announcement comes as ukraine marxist 31st anniversary of independence from the soviet union. it also marks the six-moh the six-month anniversary of russia's invasion. president volodomyr zelenskyy said ukrains reborn the day russia attacked. he added, what for us is the end end of the war? we used to say peace. now we say victory. streets were empty in the capitol of kyiv as public celebrations were banned. not far away in east in ukraine, the the battle rages on, just as it has every day for the past six . six months. skyler henry, cbs news, washington. > >> still ahead on kpix 5 and
company's invitation, which is always scrutinized for hidden meanings, features a night sky in the shape of the apple logo h logo with the tagline, far out. the tech giant is expected to release four new iphone models,y called i don't 14. they will also introduce applewatch and air pod models just in time for the holidays. > >> the 49ers will play their final preseason game tomorrow night in houston. the defense is is expected to have a couple key key contributors back in the liner. vern glenn explains. > >> time for your red and gold rt gold report. with the preseason finale coming up thursday, the 49ers are getting healthier with with quarterback emmanuel moseley and defensive tackle eric armsted both returning to practice on monday. eric armsted armsted sprained his knee during during the first week of camp. he hopes to be able to play week week one in chicago. defensive coordinator domingo brian saying saying just having him back at practice is a boost to the
entire defense. >> he is a great player. you can can get a really great player back and it will help the defen. the defense. it is great to have have the true leader of our team team back at practice, being active. for me, it is uplifting to everyone. >> reporter: with the red and gold report, i am vern glenn. >> get your cell phone out because now is your chance to recognize your favorite 49er superfan. scan the qr code on your screen to nominate members of the faithful. all season long long we will highlight the super super fans. > >> meghan markle has lost her long-awaited podcast on spotify, spotify, are referring a glimpse glimpse into her life as a mother and former british royal. royal. her first guess was tennis superstar serena williams. >> reporter: prince harry's wife, meghan markle, promise to
get candid in her first spotify broadcast. >> people should expect the real real me in this and probably the the me they never got to know. >> reporter: she opened up about about her brush with danger involving her baby son, archie, who was traveling with them on a a visit to south africa in 2019. 2019. >> we finished the engagement and we get in the car and they say there has been a fire at the the residence. what? there has been a fire in the baby's room. what? >> she shared the story with tennis superstar serena williams, her first guest. the doctor says thankfully archie was with his nanny when the fire fire started but despite the close call, she and prince harry harry had to carry on with their royal duties. >> everyone was in tears. everyone was shaken. what do we have to do? we to go out and do another official engagement. >> how did you not bring him? can you just tell people what h? what happened? so much, i think, think, optically, the focus ends ends up on being on how it looks
looks instead of how it feels. >> reporter: weigh-ins recalled playing at the 2015 french open after being up all night with her daughter who had a broken wrist. >> somehow i managed to win, but but i was so emotionally spent, just so emotionally drained, it was crazy. >> reporter: markle says her 12 part series will focus on sters on stereotypes in the female space and rip apart the boxes women have been placed into for. for generations. > >> next week marks 25 years since princess diana died. she and two others were killed in a car accident on august 31, 1997. 1997. "people" magazine is remembering the people's princess in a special edition. looks at her life and the impacf impact of the loss for the extended family and her children. > >> and may still be summer but some lake tahoe resorts are already looking ahead to the
winter ski season. heavenly and south lake tahoe and north star plan to start running their chas their chairlifts on november 18. 18. kirkwood hopes to open december 2nd. get those snowboards and skis ready to go. it is hard to think about snowt now with how warm it has been. > >> we did that story this morning and i was so shocked to even say tahoe and snow and the same sentence right now. i think think that is just because we are still talking about this heat in the bay area. on the bright side, we are cooling off as we extend into the next couple days. taking a quick check of futurecast, the marine layer is starting to pull back along the coastline. we start to
to flirt with it on the coast. don't be shocked if you see it rolling in around the 5:00 hour. hour. it will become widespread as we extend into the evening. nonetheless, as we take a look at futurecast, low pressure dipped its way down just enough to cool us off back to average conditions. you can even see it on the euro model right there i just barely from the northern portions of california we see a little bit of a change. we will see that change the most, it makes sense, and the most often placed on the north bay. we still have 80s this afternoon. we are trending a little bit below average as we extend into those areas from mid to low 90s off in the east inland hills. no no complaints by any means. we see 60s anywhere from the peninsula into sausalito. once we extend a little more north, we are still expecting some beautiful 80s today. let's get a a quick look at what we could expect the next couple days. partly cloudy skies will stick around. that is just the trough of low pressure. when we extend all the way into the weekend, take a good look at what we expect for the north bay. upper 70s, low 80s, i will take that to napa all the way. as we
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>> we hear a lot about children staying up-to-date on e highlig adults, as well. he was astrid martinez on health watch. >> reporter: there is a usual check of the blood pressure, heart and lungs at phyllis' annual physical. today she is also due for a dose of the pneumonia vaccine. >> i think it is very important to have them. it is vital for your overall health >> reporter: the vaccine is recommended for adults ages 65 and up and protects against several types of markel
bacteria. >> pneumococcal bacteria is the number one cause of pneumonia. the older you are, the riskier it is. it can be a devastating disease. we went to preventive. >> reporter: other shots includ, include diphtheria, hbp to prevent cervical and other cancers, hepatitis a and b and herpes zoster to prevent shingles. adopted this doctor it is heart of the center for women's health. >> see your doctor once a year. have a conversation about things things that are routine. vaccines, blood, mammograms. colonoscopy. you should bring it it up to your doctor. what vaccines in my due for. at different ages you were due for different vaccines. >> reporter: phyllis received her shingles vaccine last year. >> to ward off actually getting shingles because veryfu
>> the drought is uncovering cls from the past. coming up at 3:00, the new dinosaur tracks just uncover, thanks to the dry conditions. that story and more at 3:00. > >> all right, jessica, let's check in one last time with you to see what it looks like outsi. like outside. > >> now that we have that figured figured out, 60s along the coast coast and the bay, inland areas getting to the 80s as we extend into the afternoon, a lot nicer than it has been the last couple couple days. taking a quick look look at the air quality, things are all in the green except for sacramento valley. if you're headed that way, keep that in mind. for now, this is what it
will look like this week into the weekend. > >> it looks nice. a popular filipino fusion eatery just expanded into san francisco's r sisig started in the food truck and grew into a flea. this is their third brick-and-mortar location. location. there is also one in oakland. that looks delicious. w r sisig opened its first brick-and-mortar restaurant on valencia in san francisco, that is a
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