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tv   KPIX 5 News at 3pm  CBS  January 10, 2022 3:00pm-3:30pm PST

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live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> trouble at covid-19 testing sites . why some are backed up
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even more than usual and others tell people not to come today. back to class or back to online learning. it is hundreds of billions of dollars. the latest budget plan of governor newsom. good afternoon. i am allen martin. the top story on "kpix 5 news at 3:00 p.m." and cbsn bay area is covid-19 testing trouble with a nationwide computer issue with the testing vendor has in some sites in san francisco closing completely for the rest of the day and here is kpix 5's kiet do . >> reporter: i am at the cherry land testing site. it stretches three quarters of a mile. some people have been waiting many hours and are about to
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get some bad news. the problem started around 9:00 or 10:00 this morning when nurses noticed a slowdown with the computer system. they are using color labs based in palo alto. it worked intermittently but by 1:00 pm the nonprofit service provider shut it down and told people to go home. tha word. >> we need to find out what is going on. i understand that the system is on overload, but if you are going to take this work on you have to be ready. >> unfortunately, the system is
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still not stable today. >> reporter: her employer requires a negative test of for she can go back . in hayward, kiet do , kpix 5. >> they said they will be in touch with anyone whose appointment was postponed today. because of the computer issues, the san francisco department of public health is asking people not to go to the testing sites and alemany, soma, southeast health center, 20 norton, ella hill hutch, and bayview opera house at this time. the department so they are reducing the testing hours at four sites to staffing shortages and because of the increase in processing times with capacity decreased by about 4%. the whole department expects op
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center in san mateo . the county recently opened up the site as part of its testing expansion, providing 2000 tests per day. this is the latest covid-19 members across california. the test positivity rate is above 22% . bi-state reports more than 308,000 new cases. this is up 5.5%. covid-19 in the classroom. milpitas schools will offer in- person learning. >> some shows to independent study where the students. over
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the weekend, the milpitas unified school district reversed plans to hold classes remotely this week. they wanted the community to recover but the district was notified it could not make that decision. they are offering in-person learning or independent study. she is a parent to a kindergartner at milpitas unified school district her quickly is how her concern is how quickly the omicron variant is spreading. >> it is difficult to focus at home. they need a lot of attention from parents. >> reporter: santa clara county public all directors said they are ensuring cancer remain in school while trying to keep them as safe as possible. >> remote learning doesn't support academic will be in the way in-person learning dans. >> reporter: some students
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prefer to stay in person. >> it will give you the opportunity to be prepared. >> reporter: jocelyn moran, kpix 5 . >> we have crews checking in on school covid-19 plans with updates for you at 5:00 . for information about a vaccine or booster shot, check out the resource guide on www.kpix.com. governor newsom unveiled his $286 billion proposal today for the state budget. kpix 5's justin andrews breaks down the numbers. >> we are focused on these five things, referred to some as asked essential. homelessness, public safety top of mind in terms of people's concerns. these are the top
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five areas of focus. >> reporter: the state will have $286.4 billion budget next year, focused on healthcare, climate change, and homelessness keeping up with the omicron variant. governor newsom would like a $1.4 billion in emergency funding. it is part of a $2.7 billion and response packet calling for legislation to revive paid sick leave. here is a closer look at the proposal, which the office expects to be reimbursed by the federal government. 1.2 billion to expand testing.
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614 billion for upping staffing at vaccination sites and 583 million to continue vaccine education. it also allows billions of dollars about wildfire suppression, homelessness, and other programs . >> the governor also will like health coverage for all immigrants. >> lawmakers face a june 15 deadline. we have learned that an el cerrito police of us are died west of san pablo dam road . police say officer jerrick bernstine was on his way home from work when his car hit a van . convicted killer robert durst has died at the age of 78. his lawyers say he died at san
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joaquin general hospital where he had been taken for testing and he went into cardiac arrest. robert durst was a suspect in three murders, including the disappearance of his first wife , the killing of a neighbor, and the death of his confidant susan berman. he was convicted of her murder last september when he confessed on a recording used in the hbo miniseries. the man was put on a ventilator and the coroner has not yet released the cause of death. a malfunctioning electric space heater started a deadly fire in the bronx that killed 17 people get started on the second and third floor of the building. with the door to the
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apartment left open, smoke escaped and began to fill the building. lawyers for former president trump are asking the judge to throw out lawsuits brought by in east bay congressman asking that he is liable for the january 6 capitol insurrection. skyler henry have the latest. >> reporter: a federal judge in washington, d.c. heard arguments about three separate lawsuits and if they can proceed. two cases were brought by congressman eric swalwell and betty thompson. there is a third suit seeking damages for injuries suffered. >> it often is difficult to draw a line between what is said and what happens.
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>> reporter: lawyers want the lawsuit dismissed, claiming he has immunity . >> in part the former president is arguing he cannot be sued because he was president at the time and the statements were official and part of his duty. >> reporter: and other ally congressman jim jordan refuses to cooperate with the january 6 committee. the committee asked for a voluntary meeting last month with a material witness. in a letter, mr. jordan said he has no confidence the committee will represent any information he could provide. they say the panel will consider next steps in the coming days. still to come on kpix 5 and
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streaming on cbsn bay area, a lot of excitement in sports. a look ahead to the point of picture and the return to the court of klay thompson. who is headlining bottlerock this year ? a nice start for the workweek as we look toward the
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if you're in daly city, and mountain lion was spotted and officers in the department of fish and wildlife are out on the scene. john madden will be honored in congress tomorrow. a group will pay tribute to him and john madden passed away in pleasanton coaching 10 seasons in the nfl. bought a rock organizers have just announced a lineup for the music festival and at the top of the pack is metallica. others include pink, 21 pilots, and luke combs. it happens may 27 through the 29th with online
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ticket sales beginning tomorrow. you can check out www.kpix.com for the full lineup . it is time for a look at your forecast with chief meteorologist paul heggen . >> temperatures are pretty close to what is normal for the middle of january. it is a dry forecast and even beyond. occasional passing clouds but the onset of showers are very low. it is a mild afternoon into the third weekend in january. look at the rain chances. there is an outside chance of a passing shower thursday night. this is a dry forecast. beyond that, below average rainfall is expected we
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can look two weeks ahead at the climate prediction center and not just for the bay area but for most of california. it is a dry stretch in the raining season. should be at this pace and we can handle this without falling behind. you saw it on the horizon earlier. into the santa clara valley and good air quality. it is going to gradually deteriorate. temperatures are in the upper 50s in oaklanddegr
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jose. by tomorrow, warmest spots are along the bay and on . anti upper 50s with a little flag to come to. the cloudiest day is likely to be thursday. temperatures are dropping back to what is closer to normal by thursday and friday. allen? >> thank you so much, paul. it is a huge weekend for sports fans with an emotional return on the basketball court. vern glenn joins me now.
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>> what an epic sunday. say hello to victory monday. the 49ers had an epic comeback. jimmy garoppolo led the 49ers 88 yards when they just had to have it. 26 seconds left and then robbie cool would have the game win and they trailed >> just to come out the way we did, it means that. they shed a few tears and we still have a long way to go dallas nextd u can watch them followed by the fifth quarter
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post game show with your uncle vern . the cleveland cavaliers and the founders, thompson scored 17 points in 20 minutes. golden state beat cleveland. the joint was john payne we get to see him again tomorrow with warriors at the memphis grizzlies. >> thank you so much, vern. coming up on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, the better business bureau is warning against online scams and how to avoid falling for this. streaming today on cbsn bay area ,
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the better business bureau says online pet scams continue to be a problem during the pandemic.
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>> reporter: tears after her dog passed away , she decided it was time to get another. >> my family always sends me a link. >> reporter: she reached out to the contact page and exchanged several messages paying $3000 to have the puppy shipped but the dog never arrived. >> i showed up at the airport and he wasn't there and we had gone out to get new bedding and a crate and all kinds of new toys. >> reporter: we reached out to the website and were told she never sent the money and that it is a scam.
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>> i followed up with him asking again for my refund but i didn't get it. >> reporter: p.e.t. scans exploded during the pandemic and the amount of money americans lost tripled in 2020. >> it is not an obvious red flag. >> reporter: there is ways to make sure the puppy is real. >> ask the seller to do some sort of videoconference holding the puppy. >> reporter: do an image search of the parent promised. >> i do not think i would purchase one online. i would always go there in person. still to come on kpix 5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, a tribute to the legendary poet
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maya angelou. coming up, what we are learning about the fire in new york city and the warning about the danger of space heaters pretty urgent plea from the red cross as the nationwide land shortage has reached a critical level and this is all coming up on the "cbs evening news".
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coming up at 5:00 tonight, we look at the different ways bay area schools are handling the latest covid-19 cases and you can join us at 5:00. the u.s. mint has started shipping the first coins for the american women quarters program. they honor maya angelou . behind her is a bird in flight and a rising sun. more women will be included later this year.
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>> i will start collecting. do you remember the state quarters? >> my kids started captioning sponsored by cbs >> o'donnell: tonight, the new information that we're learning about new york city's deadliest fire in decades, and the warning about space heaters just as a cold arctic blast takes aim at the northeast. at least 17 people killed, including eight children, but the concern tonight that the death toll could rise with more than a dozen still hospitalized -- the horrifying account of a woman who narrowly escaped. >> i was hearing people, you know, yell help me, help me. >> o'donnell: new vaccines, omicron shots could be ready by march. what you need to know. plus, we go inside the largest children's hospital where there's a record number of kids hospitalized. tax delay -- could covid impact
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