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linda marie macdonald. and good afternoon, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is apple's first full day in 14 years without their ceo steve jobs. anne makovec shows us how the cupertino-based company is doing today without one of its founders. >> i think everything is fine. everything is fine. >> reporter: one day after the resignation of steve jobs as apple's ceo, the products he inspired are still filling store shelves, shopping bags and pockets all over the world. >> i definitely have faith. i have faith in the company even though he's gone. >> reporter: steve jobs is almost as iconic as brand itself. his resignation has people talking. the phrase ceo of apple and the name of his replacement tim cook were some of the most used phrases on twitter this morning. >> he has something like obama, something special. >> reporter: jobs burst on the tech scene in the '80s after creating apple in a silicon
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valley garage. he unveiled the macintosh computer in 1984, was forced out as ceo in '85 and returned in the '90s to revive the brand. he was last seen in january after coming out of medical leave. he had battled pancreatic cancer and had a liver transplant. then yesterday the announcement he resigned for good. it's business as usual as the apple campus in cupertino today. now, employees have been instructed not to talk to the media. but those who we have spoken with off camera have nothing but nice things to say about steve jobs and the future of the company. analysts say apple needs to keep looking forward. >> you don't replace a steve jobs i don't believe you don't go and find another one of him. that's like lightning in a bottle. you must now bring together a team that can close that void. that's a tough one, a different game at that point. >> reporter: in cupertino, anne makovec, cbs 5. let's check wall street now. apple shares opened today at 365. down $11.18 from yesterday's close but the shares, well,
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they rose right back up after the bell and at noon in new york apple shares are now trading at $374. actually have enjoyed a little bounce voters are once step closer to deciding whether the death penalty should be killed. the state assembly committee is meeting today to vote on state senator lonnie hancock's bill which proposes replacing the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole. hancock argues eliminating executions would save the state millions of dollars. so far, only 13 people have been executed here in california since the death penalty was reinstated in 1978. san francisco police are reaching out to football fans following a severe beating inside candlestick last weekend. officers released this sketch of a suspect. police believe he beat up a san rafael man in the bathroom, leaving the victim with life- threatening injuries. the suspect is described as a pacific islander around 260 pounds. that was one of several
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violent incidents during saturday's preseason game between the 49ers and the raiders. police also responded to a couple of shootings in the parking lot in response to the violence candlestick park will restrict alcohol sales on game details plus fans will go through dui check points after the game. s.w.a.t. teams swept through an east bay town this morning. multiple agencies from san leandro down to milpitas helped with today's raid in newark. police say one suspect still on the run at this hour. stephanie chuang has more on the arrest and security concerns from some of the neighbors. >> 6:00 in the morning i heard bam, bam. >> reporter: what she heard was fremont s.w.a.t. officers ramming her aunt's door a few houses down in her newark neighborhood. police arrested her cousin, a man they believe was involved in a robbery though they wouldn't say which one. the suspect's sister said, what went down this morning. >> they said that my little brother had a weapon on him. they couldn't tell us everything that was happening. they was just looking for a
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weapon. but they didn't find a weapon so they bam, bam, bam. >> they had a large gun. we was like, all right! >> reporter: this home wasn't the only one targeted this morning. at the same time, s.w.a.t. officers were at four different houses in this same neighborhood. >> a s.w.a.t. team around the corner throwing flash-bang grenades through the window. i looked down the street and there's about 50 cops. they had the whole street shut down. >> reporter: fremont police along with units from san leandro, union city, milpitas and newark arrested several robbery suspects. meantime holmes says the crime in her city is forcing her family to think about moving. >> bank robberies, all kinds of fights, gang activities, it's crazy but they don't want to say nothing about newark. >> reporter: stephanie chuang, cbs 5. the brother suspected in yesterday's botched robbery in pinole might be tied to another armored car robbery. one of the suspects, 25-year- old, was killed. the other injured in an exchange of gunfire that was outside the wells fargo bank
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there. a cop and guard were also shot and survived. police believe the brothers may have also robbed another armored car facility in santa rosa earlier this month. oakland police hope to identify a murder victim by releasing pictures of his tattoos. the victim has the name theresa on scroll on his left forearm and on the right forearm four stars. officers described the victim as an african-american man, 20 to 30 years old with a goatee and a diamond stud in his left ear. that man was killed at 79th and arthur just after midnight tuesday. it was one of three separate shootings in oakland within just 40 minutes. three other people suffered gunshot wounds. other bay area headlines on this thursday. san jose police department is ending its partnership with homeland security after only two months together. operation community shield was designed to combat gang violence. since it was unveiled there have been no gang-related homicides in the city. some activists worried it would lead to a crackdown on illegal
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immigrants. police say the program is ending because it simply is no longer needed. there he is. former giants slugger barry bonds at at&t park last night before his latest court hearing today. a couple of hours, a judge will take another look at his lawyer's request. they want the judge to toss out his felony conviction for providing evasive testimony as to a grand jury last spring. if the convict is upheld, his lawyers say them a new trial. rebel forces clashed with moammar qaddafi's loyalists today as embattled leader releases another audio message. nearly 1,000 rebels surrounded buildings near the colonel's compound today. there are reports that qaddafi and one of his sons may be hiding inside. a tv station aired another message from qaddafi calling on his supporters to keep on fighting. nato right now is helping rebels hunt for qaddafi. >> this was a very brutal and well supplied regime which is likely to have pockets of
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resistance continuing for some days yet. >> ahead of libya's rebel counsel -- the head of libya's rebel council welcomes talks of surrender. the changes of strategy that paid off to put a propane gas fire out near sacramento. coming up. stung hundreds of times by bees. what sent a california man to the hospital. certainly was a cloudy start to the morning but we are going to see some sunshine finally later on this afternoon at least inland. looking outside right now on our roof cam a little bit of blue, but plenty of clouds still in the forecast. we'll have more coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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longer a threat. the people in placer county are finally returning home now that that tanker fire near sacramento is no longer a threat. the propane fire burned itself out about midnight last night. thousands of homes in lincoln have been evacuated since tuesday. >> completely happy to be home. we have been gone since yesterday at 5:30 in the morning so we didn't have a chance to grab our clothes or anything. so it's really nice to be home. >> fire crews initially planned to cut through the tanks so they could drain the propane. but instead, they let the fire burn itself out after they determined the tank her less propane than they previously thought. it's still not clear, though, how that fire got started in the first place. well, it would be illegal to sell shark fin under a plan being considered by a state senate committee today. shark fin is considered a delicacy and can sell for hundreds of dollars a pound. paul fong of cupertino authored
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the bill citing concerns about a shrinking shark population. it would ban the sale, purchase or possession of shark fin for everyone in california except licensed fishermen. opponents of the ban say it's an attack on chinese culture. a 95-year-old southern california man is recovering today after being stung more than 400 times by a swarm of bees, which attacked after an exterminator tried to rid them from the building. that angry swarm had residents running away. the bees caught up though with an elderly man and just attacked and he was treated and believe it or not released from a hospital. he is 95. all right. coffee achievers, your favorite cup of joe is getting cheaper. popular brands are slashing their prices. the cost of maxwell house and folger's is down my 6%. that's a lot of coffee companies hiking prices earlier in the year because of poor growing conditions in south america and other countries. now weather conditions are improving so coffee thankfully for us is getting a little
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cheaper. well, it was just starting to get a fresh new look but its makeover already suffering a big setback. golden gate big face-lift. >> it's something i have always wanted to do. but i was, you know, raising kids and doing the wife thing and taking care of homes. >> how a hayward home is being transformed into a hub of generosity coming up. >> we are certainly dealing with cloud cover earlier today and still in the picture although a little bit of blue peeking through now. there will still be drizzle later on. will we see any sunshine today? i'll tell you coming up. grout takes the right tools, of thef but it also takes a gentle, caring touch. before you can deep clean, you learn to get a feel for its trouble spots. and hey, if you can't listen to grout, you can't truly know its wants...its needs...its dreams.
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you're feeling sleepy already? nighty-night. [giggling] the federal reserv back now time to take a look at the big board. the dow down 147. investors are waiting to hear of the federal reserve. it's going to take new action to kick-start of the economy. ben bernanke will speak tomorrow. dow down 147. apple was down 12 points. last time it was up 10, last time we checked despite the fact that their ceo stepped down yesterday. hurricane irene is heading towards the united states. this is a look. it will be a category 4 by the time it hits the united states. it damaged two islands in the
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bahamas this morning. the navy ordered the second fleet to move out to sea to protect shims. >> we have focusing on the shore communities now because that's where at least at the moment the eye of the hurricane is going to come closest to. >> right now irene is at the time to hit carolina sometime saturday. the storm could make its way as far as maine. we are complaining about fog here, kristy. [ laughter ] >> i know. puts things in perspective, right, when you see what weather the east coast has. here it's cloudy but that's all we have to deal with it. outside ocean beach, drizzle earlier and may see some of that through the afternoon. we have sunshine in some locations. plenty of blue with a little
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bit of sunshine. inland spots making it to the low 50s for so seasonal weather. around the bay temperatures high 60s, low 70s becoming mostly sunny by the afternoon. coastline different story at ocean beach drizzle or chance of drizzle throughout the afternoon and those clouds still in the picture. those will stick around through this evening. fog rolling in during the evening hours. inland spots partly cloudy in the 50s and 60s by the this evening. clouds seeding this afternoon. slightly cooler than yesterday. seasonal where we should be. keeps temperatures cooler than what we saw a few days ago. that high will build in bringing us warmer weather in a little bit but for today highs look like this. 78 for palo alto and for fremont. 79 in los altos. campbell 83. several low 90s.
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86 for san ramon, 73 in san leandro. berkeley almost making it to 70 degrees today. san rafael to 78. vallejo a degree warmer. breaking that 80-degree mark in napa and in sonoma. fairfield hitting the 90-degree mark. definitely cool though at stinson beach. continuing to see the clouds into the afternoon there, as well. friday looking similar to thursday. then a warmup in store for saturday and sunday. bumping those numbers up in the mid-90s inland. and then you will see a change once again. we cool it off so middle of next week our high temperatures only in the mid-80s. you like the hotter weather better or colder? >> being in san francisco i'm getting used to the colder weather. it's like shangri-la in the east bay. >> head there for the warmth. >> i got it. how about that fog? me main cables of the golden gate bridge are being renovated for the first time since 1937. workers have not been able to paint the bridge for a couple of weeks because of the fog. can barely see it.
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the paint job will help prevent rusting. the project will last three years. an east bay woman says she wanted to find a way to give the city of oakland a big hug. sharon chin shows us you how this week's jefferson award winner has been doing it for reporter: teray frederick has transformed her hayward home into a headquarters for giving. as her two daughters nerd adulthood she made a new commit men to serve her community. >> it's something i have always wanted to do but i was, you know, raising kids, doing the wife thing and taking care of home. >> reporter: in 2008, teray founded the ascending sisters social club. the nonprofit collects close an food and donates them to hundreds of low income people mostly in oakland. her eight volunteers help her decide which neighborhood to serve next. >> oakland needs uplifting, someone to grasp and just hug the whole city. and, you know, that's what we're trying.
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>> reporter: besides the clothes and food distribution every other month the club also hosts backpack giveaways, christmas toy drives and hiv prevention awareness events with local biker clubs. teray, a medical assistant, said serving her community just feels right. >> i used to repossess cars, believe it or not. [ laughter ] >> and i did not like taking. i did not. my boss used to tell me, we're not going to get this money if you keep making these little itty bitty payment arrangements. and i'm like -- i did it for nine years. and it killed me. >> reporter: growing up, teray said she was inspired by her parents and grandmother's generosity. >> our door was always open to people that didn't have. >> reporter: her father, louis stone, describes teray as selfless, even as a child. >> she would give her candy away. you know what i mean? i'd buy something and she would give it to somebody else. >> reporter: today her compassion for the poor moves her fellow volunteers like tonja fuller-bryant. >> she is always moving, you know, to make sure that somebody's getting something. no one's left out.
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>> we thank you for sister teray and the vision that you have given her. >> reporter: and tina brown- preuitt says she is honored to pray and serve with teray. >> she is a leader. and she is god-giving heartfelt tenacious. she just has so much love in her heart. >> i feel as though i'm doing what god has in store for me to do. i don't see it any other way. >> reporter: so for organizing events that supply the needs of hundreds of low income east bay families this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to teray frederick. sharon chin, cbs 5. >> you can nominate your local heroes for a jefferson award online at click on "connect" and jefferson award to find the email nomination form. some trivia time. what does hillary clinton have in common with lady gaga. might surprise you. answers straight ahead. ,, ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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today's tip of the day is black mission figs. my father's fig tree in his backyard is 35 years old and that fig tree to him is his prize. make sure they are nice and dark when you buy them, all the way around. if they have a little bit of
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cracking that's better. that means the sugar content is coming out. when you bring them home, store them in the refrigerator right away. that is so important. if you leave them at room temperature for a day or two they will ripen up too quickly and you don't want that. if you are going to enjoy them the day you buy them, different story, leave them on the counter but they are also great at room temperature. one more thing. besides the ones that my dad has in his backyard, i like to eat them just like this or cut them in half, a little bit of cheese on the inside, put them on the grill for about 30, 45 seconds, real quick, just in and out and let the cheese melt and that's it. the figs, and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. it's like being in my dad's backyard picking the figs and enjoying them. ciao, everybody. thanks, dad. coming up at 5:00 we now know exactly who was arrested in the latest bart protest.
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and we have seen some of these guys before. we'll take a closer look at the other chaos that they have caused in the past. those stories and more coming up at 5:00. so what do hillary clinton and lady gaga have in common? well, they are among the world's most powerful women. that's according to forbes magazine. number one on the list, german chancellor angela merkel. secretary of state hillary clinton second. the president of brazil, chief executive of pepsi, and the coo of facebook round out the top five. melinda gates and michelle obama made the top 10. lady gaga number 11. oprah winfrey number 14. that's for the cbs 5 news at noon. have a great thursday. see you tomorrow. >> caption colorado, llc ,,
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