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Jan 19, 2011 5:21am PST
service his entire life and who is country is intertwined with the u.s. >> in china, the annual spring festival travel season begins today as billions of people return home to celebrate the upcoming lunar new year holiday with their families. thousands of travelers started rushing to train stations in beijing trying to go home for chinese new year which begins in two weeks on february 3rd. news reports in china say 2.5 billion people are expected to take a train trip in the next 40 days. amtrak has never seen anything like that, huh? >> no. and amtrak i think would have a little trouble with that. >> 2.5 billion, yeah. >> i think so. a young boy is snatched from his central valley home. next at 5:30, why the man who abducted him may be headed to the bay area. >> also the president of china begins a state visit to the u.s. next the message silicon valley leaders will deliver when they meet with him today. >> and the dangerous discovery that snarled rush hour traffic in the east bay. >> here's a look at the high temperatures across the country. the northern half pretty cold, south
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Oct 19, 2010 5:00am PDT
ceo she laid off 30,000 workersn. and shipped jobs to china. fiorina sync: china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go... anncr: ...because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose, bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products 'made in china.' 30,000 workers gone... ...while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. bb vo: i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> welcome back. san ramon-based chevron has launched a campaign designed to confront critics of big oil. >> companies make huge profits. >> last year chevron made a lot of money. >> the we agree ads come six months after the massive b.p. oil spill. they may think their campaign was wrong after the gulf of mexico disaster. they say the ads mask the real issues. chevron says the real people in the ads asking the tough questions are not actors. >> the idea is we hear about what people say about oil companies, they should invest in renewables, support the comm
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Oct 19, 2010 6:00am PDT
. anncr: carly fiorina. as ceo she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. fiorina sync: china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go... anncr: ...because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose, bangalore instead of burbank. proudly stamping her products 'made in china.' 30,000 workers gone... ...while fiorina took $100 million for herself. carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. >>> good tuesday morning. it's 6:12. a live look at san francisco at&t park where the giants take on the phillies here in game three of their ncls series -- boy, got the letters mixed up. 64 degrees, not 46 degrees. just, you know, getting the digits in the right places here. gonna be nice. >> looking forward to those tastykakes. 6:13,000. a federal judge probably won't grant the ask to reinstate the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy. virginia phillips was asked to bring back the ban while they appeal her original ruling that found the ban unconstitutional. she doesn't see a good reason to issue a stay but her final ruling is not expecte
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Jun 19, 2011 5:00am PDT
them next year, including china camp. as wayne freedman reports, this is one close they're comes with humanitarian complications. >> china camp state park is not so much a place where time stands still, as one from which time has marred on. and not always in a good way. >> in the old days out here there should be 30, 40 boats fishing out there and you don't see one. >> nowadays it takes a person from the old days to remember. around china camp that would be frank kwan. >> he's a steward and ambassador and caretaker and a friend. >> and he's also the soul of the place. >> he's the last resident from what used to be a fishing village of 500 people. man who left just once to fight in world war ii. a man from a family who occupied the same shoreline park in the park since 1890 and that's where things get complicated. >> do you feel like moving? >> no. >> but frank kwan may not have a choice because when california drafted its list of state parks to close for budget reasons, china camp was among them. all 1500 acres, including that house. frank lives in it. but the state owns it. they are
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Jan 19, 2011 6:00am PST
products bought in silicon valley are manufactured in china. many bay area companies have offices and plants in china with hopes of expanding even more. but the relationship between u.s. and china can be described. ho arrived at the white house in a formal welcoming ceremony. the two have a lot of thorny issues to discuss, including national security. the u.s. is hoping china can help ease nuclear tensions with north korea. trade and economic issues will be discussed with china's currency artificially low, the country can produce cheaper goods to sell overseas which the obama administration says is unfair to american businesses. on the other hand china heavily depends on the u.s. as the largest market for its exports. the two leaders will hold a join news conference about their project this morning. president obama is optimistic. >> we have enormous stake in each other's success in an interconnected world in a global economy. nations including our own will be more prosperous and more secure when we work together. >> silicon valley is hoping for that. in recent years there's been tensi
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Nov 16, 2010 5:00am PST
communicate. >> a fascinating chapter in bay area aviation history. the china clipper and the switching to progressive could mean hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> welcome back. it's 5:12 now. apple is inviting the press to an event it's billing as another day you'll never forget. abuzz with what the giant will unveil this morning. steve jobs will announce apple finally cut a deal to sell the music of the beatles on i-tunes. it would mark the first time the group's music has sold in a digital format. they have tussled over 30 years over the name apple that was the beatles recording label. >> google is taking another stab at designing a game-changing mobile phone. it would include a built in payment system that would enable the device to replace credit cards. google chief eric schmidt confirms the company is working on a new computer chip and upgrade on its android system. >> it will roll out messages service over the next months.
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Mar 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
true for students at a san jose elementary school. three are going on an exchange trip to china and it's all thanks to donations from civic groups and generosity of an abc7 news viewer. we have the story from san jose. >> i'm super excited. >> it's no longer just a dream for washington elementary china's club. they are busy writing gift books and notes as three students and their principal prepare to fly to china on april 8th. major donations came from club advisors and from the san jose rotary club. after seeing an earlier story on abc7 a viewer from oakland also wrote a check. >> i don't know who she is, but i want to thank her because she is doing something that is really good for these children. >> the fund is still $1,500.00 short but the airline tickets have been purchased and the three students, erica and the others have their passports. when they arrive in the pearl river delta in china, they will be true ambassadors. >> we have to be nice andpo light and don't make fun of their culture, and if they have something different don't start making rumors about it. >> a small dele
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Nov 16, 2011 5:00am PST
this for a mystery. satellite images from china has that people scratching their heads. >>> if diamonds are a girl's best friend, this one is now somebody's bff. wait until you hear how much it went for at auction. >> funny hearing you say bff. >> thank you. . >>> welcome back. images from google mapping are prompting massive speculation about what is going on in china. earlier this week images surfaced showing a bizarre tangle of white lines etched into the desert in northwestern china. according the line covers an area one mile long by 3,000 feet wide. some say this close-up shows burnt out vehicles. this one is thought to show trucks in flames. one expert on military and space issues has seen the images he says they are likely related to china's space program. the headquarters for the program are less than 100 miles away. >>> peta the animal rights activist group has a new target, a virtual one. new campaign accused nintendo game character marrow of promoting animal cruelty. -- mario of promoting animal cruelty. the. the activists say mario is sending the message it is okay to wear f
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Jan 20, 2011 5:00am PST
. we begin your "moneyscope" report with a major trade deal with china. china has agreed to buy $45 billion in u.s. exports, including nearly $20 billion of boeing planes. the white house says the deal will support up to 35,000 jobs. wal-mart is announcing an initiative to provide healthier and more affordable foods. the retail giant will make thousands of its packaged foods lower in salt, fat and sugar while dropping the prices on fruits and vegetables. a new study finds traffic increase last year as the economy improved. nationally the average commuter wasted 34 hours in traffic. are you usually among the first to buy hot new gadgets like the i-phone. those first in line are more likely to have names at the end of theal that bet. it's a result of being forced to the back of the line in elementary school. that's your "moneyscope" report. >> it's 5:13 now. the smart train commuter rail line in the north bay will include a station in san rafael. a revised plan approved by the sonoma transit board yesterday now includes the station. the stop was dropped in november but the metropolita
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Jan 13, 2012 5:00am PST
in russia and china. the viruses are transmitting the data to sites in russia, iran and half a dozen other countries. they haven't linked cases of identity theft to the viruses. but the investigation is just getting started they may have to bring in the fbi. data also expert is quoted as saying criminals see college students as an ideal victim. they have a potential of making a good income, so there's a good identity to steal. officials at the college are just starting to uncover this and trying to start figuring out how to solve this issue. figure out what to do, how to contact all of these students. keep following this one. this story is going to be developing for some time. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> there is embarrassing and potentially expensive new information out this morning on pg&e's role in 2010's deadly san bruno gas pipeline explosion. not only is the utility facing the possibility of huge fines, the report says it charged you for upgrades that were never made. katie marzullo is live with more details. >> reporter: falling in line with the ntsb and others the ca
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Feb 15, 2012 6:00am PST
problems in china are growing. a second city there is now banning the sale of ipads because of a trademark dispute now there's a growing call for a ban on all ipad exports from china. if any ban were approved it would have global consequences. >>> twitter mobile users are giving up more information than they realized. twitter admits that when you tap the find friends feature on your smartphone the servers download your entire address book, including names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers. that information is stored for 18 months. the san francisco-based social met working company says it will update its apps to -- let users know the information is being downloaded. it doesn't say it will stop the practice. >>> 6:25. still ahead, let the building kickoff. the new vote that all but ensures the 49ers are headed south and why it may be happening sooner than expected. >>> decision that means the city of berkeley might not rush to help its neighbors even if a riot breaks out. >> reporter: we now have new information about the vandalism case that happen at the elementary school in ri
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Jan 13, 2012 6:00am PST
they haven't involve -- solve ofed this probe . the viruses have origins in russia, china, the -- viruses trance missing -- trance mitting to half a dozen other countries they haven't linked identity theft to the viruses but the investigation is just getting started they may have to bring in the fbi. data expert is quoted in the paper as saying criminals see college students as i deal victims. they have good, clean records and goo earning potential, so their i don't -- good earning potential so their identity is worth stealing according to this expert. officials are just uncovering what a mess they have. trying to figure out how to contact all of the students this is just getting started. it is a story worth paying attention to. it is going to be developing for sometime. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> san francisco police are looking for the people behind a horrifying attack on elderly woman at her home in the sunset district. a second woman there delivering food also brutally attacked. terry mcsweeney is live in the 1700 block of 20th avenue with the latest on the victims. >>
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Nov 10, 2010 5:00am PST
snooping on smart meter opponents. >> giving made in china a whole new meaning. >> and a company you can be taking home. sapphire preferred are worth 25% more on travel. we're like forget florida, we're going on a safari. so we're on the serengeti, and seth finds a really big bone. we're talking huge. they dig it up, put it in the natural history museum and we get to name it. raus. sethasauraus. really. your points from chase sapphire preferred are worth 25% more on travel? means better vacations. that's incredible. believe it...with chase sapphire preferred your points are worth 25% more on travel when booked through ultimate rewards. >> good morning. it's 5:23 on this wednesday morning. you can see from this live picture of i-80, the roads a little wet from the showers we had but pretty much done with us and vice versa i'm sure. mike has the outlook for the rest of the day and frances checking how people are coping coming up. >> a senior executive at pg&e is suspended this morning without pay for the online snoop ping he did no. joining a discuss group opposed to smart meters. here's t
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Aug 16, 2010 5:00am PDT
. >> china heads closer to the u.s. as the world's most powerful economy. a wrecking ball begins the transformation of the transbay terminal into a major hub. and gas prices take a larger bite out of your budget. move over yahoo, how you can >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> good morning organization this monday, 5:11. traffic on 101 moving through san rafael. no problems right now. frances all the construction has been completed. >> wets and traffic coming up. >> and john cota is finishing a seven for environmental misdemeanors he was guiding ship when he struck one of the itself towers. spilling fuel into the bay. they cited his use of prescription drugs for the accident. they do get tested for marijuana and other narcotics. >> demolition of the old transbay terminal. crews finished tearing down a ramp near the temporary terminal. a portion of howard street was closed until it will be finished. >> paying to fill up your car is costing more. according to the latest survey the national average is 2.77. that is up nearly 4 cents in the last few weeks. cali
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Oct 11, 2010 6:00am PDT
a left turn. it's 6:08. >> the teachings of freud is becoming factorable in in china. >> and falling gasoline prices. >> and key member of the obama administration questions whether banks are overreacting to >>> good monday morning, it's 6:12. live lack at the bay bridge. you know, traffic is moving well on the bridge and everywhere else on this columbus day. government offices are closed. this very important san francisco parking meters are enforced today. still got to pay up. >> that is very important. that can cost you big bucks. if you didn't notice gas prices are going back up and drivers in san francisco continue the pay the most in the nation. latest survey shows the nationwide average price for gallon of regular jumped 8 cents to 2.77 but san francisco drivers pay 3.089 per gallon. the cheapest gas in california is in fresno at 2.95 a gallon. cheapest nationwide is in tucson arizona at 2.51 per gallon. >> at the are questioning the need for major banks on foreclosures. david axelrod there are valid foreclosure that has have to go forward. many banks have suspended the
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Dec 9, 2010 6:00am PST
china long with two more pieces of the bridge deck where they're all being assembled. by christmas the top of the tower higher than the island. that's according to the bay area toll authority. don't let it distract you if you can avoid it. not only that but in the middle of next year, the eastbound lanes of traffic coming off the bridge headed towards oakland will weave to the south to let construction crews do their thing. at the end of next year, the other lanes, the westbound lanes heading into san francisco are going to be seeing temporary lane closures and possibly a closure of one direction of the bridge so construction can move forward more rapidly. all of this is possible because they upped the ante for the workers in china, gave them some incentive and the workers responded for getting everything earlier, it's going up sooner than expected. >> thanks, terry. all lanes of traffic are moving again along interstate 880 after a fatal accident there forced the closure of several lanes for the past few hours. this was the scene around 4:30 on southbound 880 north of the washington e
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Aug 26, 2011 6:00am PDT
bullish on apple expecting iphones to triple to 15% of the market as it enters the china market. steve jobs is expected to remain a strong influence as chairman of the board. in fact, apple's new ceo tim cook issued a statement saying, quote, apple is not going to change. i'm looking forward to steve's ongoing guidance and inspiration. >> facebook has reason to brag, google had a trillion views in june and 870 million unique visitors. facebook reached 47% of all web surfers and those are just the people google can track. web experts say the real numbers are likely to be higher. >> police in arizona say a thief stole thousands of dollars worth of snakes by stuflg them down in his pants. they recorded the heist. >> he just opened a cage, dropped them and put them in his pants and hung around for a couple of minutes. walked out the door. >> it was long shorts. >> the snakes were rair ones worth about $800 each. he sold them for $175 each and. >> they used the video to arrest him. >>> still ahead at 6:30. reach of hurricane irene, monster storm bearing down on the east coast could have big
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Dec 7, 2011 5:00am PST
number 21. >>> china has been developing a taste for american fast food. one local pizza chain hopes to cash in on that east coast pizzeria plans to open in shanghai next month. the owner says china is a burgeoning market that cannot be ignored. pizza began being popular there in the last 15 years. >> there will be slight changes based on availability of different food. mostly in china, they want authentic western food. >> several bay area employees, including chefs will be heading to china to train the new employees there. >> interesting to see what they will do. they try to tailor it to local taste buds in hawaii, you put spam on it. >> a big mac in shanghai doesn't taste exactly like a big mac on west coast. >> exactly. same with the chicken wings they had at mcdonald's which we don't have here. any way it will be interesting to see. we are getting hungry. >>> good morning. let's talk about those cold temperatures and the fact it is haze this morning because we have pollution developing in our -- sky. all the pollution we are producing is being trapped in our neighborhoods instead
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Aug 6, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >> i got it from china. >> they are flooding america's borders. secretly shifts in everything from playing cards. >> right behind the playing cards you find the phony ids. >> and to what else, in side a game of chinese checkers. frequently underestimated as a right of passage, underage drinking takes lives. lydia and michael lost their son, alex, to a driver drinking with a fake id in berkeley, california. >> it's the most brutal word that a parent can hear. >> more access to false i.d.s ultimately means more death on the road. >> the sheriff, working with customs in chicago, has confiscated more than 1700 in the past six months. >> they have water marks and holograms, they have it all. >> parents have to wake up. >> the website selling them originates in china, calling them novelty items. but the under 21 crowd knows exactly what they are for. the new rage because side by side impossible to tell the real from the fake. this philadelphia student, whose identity we freed to disguise. >> they just mail you a toy from china and once you break it apart there's ids in there. >> gym alil
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Dec 21, 2011 5:00am PST
. >>> questions about the supply of apple ipads after an explosion at a factory in china that produces them. the blast happened over the weekend at a factory in shanghai own 61 people were injured -- forbes magazine says this could produce shortages of ipad 2. the chinese government and apple are trying to determine the cause of that blast. >>> southern california fedex deliveryman is probably sorry the internet ever caught on. why? a camera shows him hurling a package containing a computer monitor over a fence. handle with care. the homeowner uploaded the video to youtube where it has gone viral. >> it was on time. >> fedex is letting its internal wheels of justice decide the fate. the monitor was in fact shattered. he said he was home and all the fed direction -- all the fedex guy had to do was ring the bell. >>> there's a report out this morning that people are more likely to lie via text compared to face-to-face communications. researchers say texting lends to lying because those receiving the message can't notice visual cues. all of those associates with lying. that report is coming ou
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Feb 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> the man destined to become the next leader of china is set to meet with president obama this morning. he landed at andrews air force base yesterday and his meeting will include talks about this country's trade deficit with china and the military build-up in china. tomorrow he will visit iowa after iowa, he heads to los angeles where he will be greeted by governor brown and the mayor and meet with business leaders. >>> newt gingrich is in california forever a three day fundraising tour his first stop yesterday a tea party rally in pasadena. he addressed a hispanic leadership event near los angeles. he's scheduled to attend a private fundraiser in toto night. he will be in the bay area -- february 25th to headline the state republican party's spring convention in burlingame. >>> 6:346. apple and google among the -- 6:46. apple and google -- >>> new rumors about when the ipad 3 will hit stores. >>> one of traders tell me apple shares up $with 100 in the last month. very interesting -- are up $100 in the last month. this may not be the end investor saying he thinks apple has furt
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May 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
in the pentagon that are very concerned that pieces of the helicopter may be on their way to china. we know china is trying to make stealth aircraft. >> the remaining large pieces of the secret u.s. helicopter were hidden under a tarp and taken to unknown destination by officials. president obama said they won't be released calling them too gruesome and fearing they could cause backlash. most of bin laden's bodyguards were not armed but many weapons were found inside that compound including in bin laden's bedroom. we learned that his 13-year-old daughter witnessed her father being killed. >> live in the newsroom, janelle wang, "abc 7 news." >>> in japan, workers have entered the reactor building of union at the damaged fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant for the first time since right after the march earthquake. tokyo electric power company says they are installing ventilation machines in hopes they will be a southbound radiation from the air. they had to lower the radiation levels inside the reactor before it can proceed to install cooling systems. >> sony says another 25 millio
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Mar 10, 2011 6:00am PST
china are attempting to free people trapped under collapsed buildings after a deadly earthquake. the magnitude 5.8 quake struck killing at least 22 people and injuring at least 200 more. rescuers are spending much of their time focussed on a collapsed supermarket. the army is sending soldiers to the site to help. >> pitting county against city in the south bay. the county of santa clara has filed a lawsuit accused of cheating the county out of redevelopment money. they have moved much of that funding to other accounts. now santa clara county says it's being cheated out of its share. the lawsuit points to a tax sharing agreement in 2001. when the recession hit, san jose stopped making its payments. the county says it is now owed $62 million in payments and interest. >> when you're a creditor and you owe money and you see that happening, you see money being moved, assets being moved, you have to respond in a hurry. >> the state's actions are prompts us to act to protect our interest and the county needs to act to protect its interest. >> attorneys are due in court for the county and ci
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Nov 12, 2010 6:00am PST
worried about a slowdown in china surging high interest rates. there is the opening bell marking the start of the trading day. the chinese government says the pace of inflation hit more than a two-year high last month. china's economy help offset sluggish growth in other companies like the u.s. it follows the g-20 conference where leaders could not decide on a plan to strengthen global economy. we'll see how the big board is starting off today. >> do you expect to have your picture taken or your personal information recorded when you go to the dmv or get a new job but how about when you go to a nightclub. a plan in san francisco to prevent violence is drawing heated debate. >> the proposal could require nightclubs to take your picture, get your personal information, and then share it would other nightclubs. according to an article in the san francisco examiner, supporters say something needs to be done about the violence and there has been a lot of that recently. there have been shootings at six different nightclubs in the past nine months. all told 12 shot, five killed. among them a
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Nov 19, 2011 5:00am PST
at 5:30, a surprise meeting between president obama and china's premiere at the asian summit indonesia. and the growing backlash as social media evolves into more of a >> president obama returns to washington tomorrow following a nine-day economic tour of the asia pacific region. last night in inned dough sneer shaw president obama held an unscheduled meeting with china's prime minister. they said a territorial dispute in the south pacific sea was previously discussed and steps they could take to foster global recovery. the president said u.s. global growth in asia is key it building jobs. >> building an economy to last isn't just about making things, it's been opening new markets for people to buy them. after all 95% of the world's consumers live outside our borders and as the fastest growing region in the world no market is more important to our future than the asia pacific region. a region where exports already support 5 million jobs. >> the administration's new focus on asia has unnerved china somewhat. they accuse u.s. of trying to impose dominance over asia as they wind
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Mar 8, 2012 5:00am PST
incredible feat in china you won't believe how long it took to construct this 30 story building. [ male announcer ] itchy dry scalp? get selsun blue for itchy dry scalp. strong itch-fighters target scalp itch while 5 moisturizers leave hair healthy. selsun blue. got a clue? get the blue. >>> you see terry mcsweeney and his crew have arrived on the san of this apartment house fire in berkeley on dwight way, a couple blocks west of telegraph to the south of the uc berkeley campus. flames have died down. firefighters seem to be getting the upper hand. you see the sprayer now putting water on that fire. that building has been evacuated. a building next door has been evacuated. no injuries. >>> big honor for two san jose students for the first time top national winner of the award for advanced placement from the same school. they are both seniors in san jose. they are being honored for having the highest scores in the nation on their side and math tests. >> the school has really given me so many opportunities to expand my intellectual horizons. >> there's a reason why so many of these winner
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Aug 29, 2011 6:00am PDT
remain off and minor backup there. >> was it safe for the spectators? >> stealing spy secrets. china is red in the face. >> and massive fire that is forcing evacuations inside yosemite national park.????' >>> good morning, it's monday. 6:14. let's take you high above the clouds on mount tam. you can see sun is about to rise. we're going to have a gorgeous warm day once the clouds clear up for us. when will it happen? we'll talk to mike about that and check in with sue hall about the traffic. >> this weekend the n.f.l. chief of security praised the oakland raiders for the efforts they have taken over the past few years to improve fan safety at the coliseum. jeff miller visited both stadiums in the wake of violence at candlestick park. raiders adopted the n.f.l.'s fan code of conduct in 2008 while bringing in more oakland police officers and alameda county sheriff's deputies to monitor fan behavior. >> there won't be any changes necessarily. they are going to execute the plan in the way that we've done it. they are doing a great job for us. >> miller credited san francisco police for
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Jul 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
store knockoffs uncovered in china. >>> and amazing technology that lets the oldest recording come back to life. >>> and a maid that accused dominique strauss-kahn of assaulting her. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> welcome back. a tough one for us here at abc. bay area has lost a aviation icon. our aviation consultant ron wilson passed away over the weekend. he spent 43 years as at trusted spokesman for san francisco international airport. he loved it so much when he retired at 2002 he had more than a year of unused vacation time. he provided a gold mine of information lending his aviation expertise to help us better understand the story. they issued a statement, the name ron wilson was synonymous with san francisco international airport and its operations. he would have been 71 on july 29. >> a hotel maid is now speaking out for the first time. she spoke exclusively with abc news. she says she wants dominique strauss-kahn to go to jail. 32 immigrant has accused him of sexually assaulting her while working at a hotel. she did not know who he was until she
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Jan 5, 2012 5:00am PST
by putting new iphone 4s on the world map. 22 countries will get the latest iphone. china with an estimated one billion cell phone users will get the device january 13th. apple says sometime this year the iphone 4s in china will come equipped with a mandarin sewer . i -- s serrie. -- >> [ unintelligible ] >>> let's check the forecast. >> there's a little bit of fog air mass on the move record highs the last couple of days are going to become less prevalent. clear air for most of us is still out there as we look at the golden gate bridge from is -- from sutro tower this morning. how about temperatures, how should you dress stepping out? 39 mountain view, livermore, mid to upper 30s north bay valleys. 47 antioch, oakland. everybody else in the low to mid 40s. monterey bay inland salinas mid 40s gilroy clear, cooler 39°. for today, mostly sunny, still mild even if we don't reach record temperatures it is still going to be warm. dangerous surf rolls in today hangs around through tomorrow, cooler friday, saturday another rebound in temperatures for sunday and monday, no mention of rai
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Nov 19, 2010 5:00am PST
germany, bernanke arguing china and other countries are forcing its hand by keeping their currency artificially weak which is slowing the recovery. the stocks finished the day up 3.6%. and time warner cable will begin testing a new tv package next week to prevent customers from cancelling its service. it costs about half as much as the current plan. that's your "moneyscope" report. >> it is now 5:15. in new zealand a gas explosion ripped through one of the country's largest coal mines while dozens of workers were underground. at least 27 workers are still believed to be underground and that number could rise. five workers with minor injuries made their way to the surface. rescue teams are unable to enter the mine yet for safety reasons. police say they still don't know what caused the explosion. >> a florida congressman is calling for u.s. airports to fire the transportation security administration, the tsa, in the wake of the controversy of new enhanced patdowns. john mikea has sent letters asking them to switch to private security guards. the government already allows airports to
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Jul 6, 2011 6:00am PDT
away from the opening bell. u.s. stock futures fell and interest rate hike in china. moody's has downgraded portugal's debt. we're going live to the new york stock exchange 15 minutes from now. >> right now, top story, missing a at sea. rescuers are hoping they will find seven northern california men. meantime, we have new video of the search and new words from the men's families. amy hollyfield is live on coastguard island in alameda. >> reporter: the coastguard has covered 1400 miles in the search. one relative of a family member says she was told the search would be called off at 2:00 a.m. this friday family is hopeful they will be found. he loved the trip. he spent a year packing for it. he organized the trip. his family says they are holding on to the possibility that he is on shore or he is floating and waiting for help. coastguard says it's a tough job out there. they are 500 feet up in the air and they are looking for someone's head. they say it's tough to spot, but they say there is a chance they will find survivors. don lee called his wife just before he climbed on boar
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security guards at the academy of scientists according to friends. nick planned to leave for china and the philippines with his family this weekend. >> i was dropping off my son, and he was with someone and he left the group just to hug me. that -- i'll never forget that the. >> autopsies and toxicology tests are planned for tuesday. the injured family includes a mother, father and daughter believed to be about 13 years old. they were taken to san francisco general hospital with serious injuries. it's unclear how many of the victims were wearing their seat belts. in the news room, john allston, abc 7 news. >> bay area police agencies are making more dui arrests this holiday weekend than they did a year ago. 167 bay area dui arrests from friday night through last night. statewide police have arrested 990 people since the labor day holiday weekend began. that's also higher than the 923 arrests made during the same period of last year. a maximum enforcement effort continues until late tomorrow night. >> police in pacifica are investigating a home invasion robbery. investigators say re
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potted. >> and deal for a dictator, when china recently tried to make with moammar khadafy in direct violation of united nations sanctions. >> much anticipated court hearing that started a near riot hearing that started a near riot this morning.cucucucucucucucucuu when your eyes are smiling... hearing that started a near riot this morning.cucucucucucucucucuu you're smiling. and when they're laughing... you're laughing. be kind to your eyes... with transitions lenses. transitions adapt to changing light so you see your whole day comfortably... and conveniently while protecting your eyes from the sun. ask your eyecare professional which transitions lenses are right for you. >> dan: morning, 6:14 a live picture from the golden gate bridge san francisco side of the bridge. only traffic problem we can find for you at this hour which is, you see the semi truck right there that looks damaged. apparently hit a crash. a problem as it was trying to get through the tunnel that the muni bus is going under. that the tunnel connecting two parking lots and apparently that truck did not make it. so
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board. the dow is up 145 points. >> also ahead, the mayor of oakland heads to china hoping to bring back business opportunities for the city. >> can a business own the word mommy? a santa clara winery wages a legal battle. >> i'm janelle wang, al-qaeda has released its first official statement confirming the death of osama bin laden. we'll tell you what it says and the threat it makes against americans coming up next. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try. [ male announcer ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and cahelp lower cholesterol. bee happy. bee healy. ♪ to cinnamon. td introducg cinnamon burst cheerios. 20% day value of fiber bursting with the delicious taste of cinnamon. new cinnamon burst cheerios. prepare your taste buds. never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. 60 miles in 3 days-- i can do that. 60 miles compared to what a cancer patient goes through is a walk in the park. from the moment i registered, people started immediately supporting me. we had an outpouring of-- of support. i wanted to do
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concerns over cuts to education into action. >> and oakland mayor heads to china today. business opportunities for the city she is hoping to bring cñcñ >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> good morning, 5:22. >> oakland mayor jean quan heads to china in hopes of boosting business connections. it will a week long mission to bring more exports to the port and to increase tax revenues. last year they did $14 billion worth of business city leaders say they, eastbound panned that. they want to develop direct air service between oakland and china to increase jobs in the travel industry. >>> there is new online tool to help parents to help get the numbers on how state budget cuts may affect their child's school. its click away and education reporter lyanne melendez shows us how it works and what you'll find. >> new online tools that map funding of california schools. just click on your school district and the information pops up. it shows how much districts will lose if the tax extensions proposed by the governor do not pass. >> for every school district that
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Mar 7, 2012 6:00am PST
china. there is speculation this is the new ipad 3. it shows a thicker ipad with rounded edges. tech experts are predicting that this new one will have hd. it could be called the ipad hd. it will come with siri. and it will have a sharper screen. if you currently have an ipad, it is expected to have a good resale value. consider that if you are going to get a new one. we did speak with people who have other plans. >> i would probably give it to my wife [ unintelligible ] >> to retain value of over 70% for an electronic item is absolutely unbelievable. >> reporter: we don't know yet how much the new one will cost. if history is any guide it will likely go on sale next week. another thing is whether apple will unveil a new tv set. there are rumors apple is going to start making tv's the invitation to today's event said: "we have something you really have to see." which has everyone wondering. 10:00 this morning is when the big announcement is scheduled. we will be covering it, stay with us online, facebook, website, twitter and catch our midday newscast at 11, we'll be covering t
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coming up. >>> surprising way china's growing pollution is affecting weather in the see rather. c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c c
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. >> china's high-speed rail expansion is dipping right along. still ahead, the new record a superfast train has just set. >> a new mission for san jose state. the roll two journalism hey, you got groceries! yeah! i thought we'd eat at home. save some money. $200 bucks? that's not saving! [jacks voice] at my place i'm bringing back the bonus jack. two patties, melting cheese and my secret sauce plus fries and a drink for only $3.99. i get it. you can eat lot cheaper atouar placthan y c]n at home. but do have this? i have dessert. what about this? ohhh. ohhhhhh. jack. that's for max. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> good morning. we begin your "moneyscope" report with evidence companies are hiring again. the government is expected to report that employers added 140,000 jobs in november while the unemployment rate was unchanged. it could be a record 19th straight month that unemployment topped 9%. a better than expected start to the holiday shopping season is raising hopes spending will remain strong through christmas. retail sales jumped 6% compared to last
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Dec 20, 2010 5:00am PST
mark zuckerberg is in china this morning. for itchy dry skin. try cortizone 10 intensive healing. the strongest itch relief medicine now has three vitamins and seven moisturizers. feel the heal. >>> welcome back. it is 5:48. check out your california forecast. is there any part of the state that's not wet? today? or seeing snow? rain everywhere. temperatures upper 40s big sur and chico. upper 50s to low 60s l.a. and san diego and palm springs at 65. let's head up to the sierra where we have a winter storm warning in effect until 4:00. 2 to 4 inches of new snow at lake level. alpine county a whole foot. megan is checking on the latest chain control. i'll have your complete forecast. >> thanks, mike. it's 5:48. in southern california people are bracing for the worst even though the rains have let up today. more is to come in the days ahead. in the south land foot hills, the latest dousing has residents on high alert for the possibility of mudslides. residents there are being urged to get ready and take steps to protect their property. >> predictions are coming in for doom and gloom. we'
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out of work for six months also. >> china has past the u.s. to become the world's biggest energy consumer. it's the latest evidence of china's growth. it's driven up prices in of oil and coal in recent years. a decade ago, china's use was half that of u.s. >> one thing people are spending less on, home entertainment. tv and entertainment continue to follow because a drop of a dvd sales. video on demand all rose but not enough to offset the drop in dvds. >>> retailers are hoping to get shoppers in the holiday spirit now with discounts normally reserved for christmas. stores have been promoting christmas in july on their websites after the success they saw last year with a similar promotion. for the first time, tart is getting in the game. it's offering a one day online sale starting friday morning from clothing to blu-ray disk players. some retail analysts wonder if the christmas in july sales will hurt back to school sales because it's back-to-back. >> what do you think the weather will be like for christmas shopping this weekend? >> if you head outside, cloud cover, of course, i
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Jul 2, 2011 5:00am PDT
. china camp is one of them. the state's budget is about half what it was a year ago and there's not enough money to go around. >> it would be really sad so see it close down because it's such a beautiful view and people enjoy coming here. and also it's a nice local place to come. >> i think people would be willing to pay a little bit more to camp. i don't think we need to close the parks. >> super markets will donate a nickel to the park for every shop who are brings in a reusable bag. >> there was a rate increase in health insurance. the latest increase mainly affects small business and individual policyholders. premiums are climbing as little as 3% to as much as 92%. the health insurance industry said the increase reflects rising costs for diagnostic testing and increased hospitalizations. >> i have the authority right now to reject excessive rate hikes for auto insurance, homeowners insurance, property insurance and casualty insurance, but not health insurance. >> the assembly bill 52 would give the insurance commissioner the power to reject rate hikes. that result is gaining mom
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Feb 18, 2011 6:00am PST
china have stock traders on wall street a bit worried on this last day of trading for the three-day holiday. >> jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange with more. jane? >> hello, eric and kristen. really overseas is where we're getting most of our news here today. not much going on on wall street. we also had china making numerous moves to curb growth there. on that rising tension in the middle east, again i know you just explained with bahrain and iran and the tensions there. oil up more than a dollar a barrel. slightly higher on the dow and nasdaq but the s & p pretty much unchanged and the silicon valley index, it's up slightly. you notice $120 business airline fare hikes they tried this week, not so fast. they're now dropping them. u.s. airways has second thoughts. american and delta are still keeping them but have scaled them back. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news. >> jane, thank you very much. it's 6:49. >> state lawmakers are attacking soda, targeting sugar in beverages to stop it. a penny per ounce tax on all sugar-sweetened
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Jan 12, 2012 5:00am PST
the details. >>> 1.3 billion people cannot be ignored. the new push google is making in china. >>> intel searches bay area high schools for talented science students and finds a record number of them. beth! hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. nogoing back the again. good for you! how'd you do i eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> a lot of sun through the central valley low to mid 60s same over the sierra tahoe 48, yosemite 52. 69 big sur, 72 l.a., 68 san diego, 71 palm springs less sunshine if you are heading to southern california. >>> 5:47. the republican presidential candidate are working south carolina today getting ready for the primary in nine days. front-runner mitt romney hosts an early morning meeting with voters in greer. john
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Jan 10, 2011 5:00am PST
and des tried by authorities in beijing and other parts of china. they announced the major crackdown two months ago. the software and movies have been a point of contention against the u.s. and china. >> china's film bureau says revenue from moves last yearrose 64% to $1.5 billion. films are so popular in that country right now that more than 300 new theaters were built in 2010 aftering 1500 new screens. the box office winner in china is james cameron's 3-d blockbuster avatar which took in $200 million. the highest drawing grossing chinese move was aftershock which earned $100 million. >> here in the u.s. true grit continues to be a big hit with moviegoers. >> i'm in the yard. (gunfire) >> true grit grabbed the top spot at a box office this weekend, a movie which stars jeff bridges and matt damon has earned $100 million making it the first western to top that mark from 1990s. little fockers atop the box office the last two weekends. season of the witch opened in third place. it made $10.5 million in ticket sales. >> and rooster cogburn, true grit, one of my favorite westerns. san jos
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Jul 28, 2010 6:00am PDT
main tower and one main cable. >> a lot of firsts there. the bridge was made in china. they arrived at the port two and a half weeks ago. first section should be finished in about two weeks and entire tower by 2013. work is scheduled to begin at about 12:30 and carry on through the day. traffic is not expected to be affected as people cross the bay bridge. they'll see some construction crews around the tower section but the view will starts to change around october when the second section and the tower starts rising above the deck. >>> after a marathon meeting earlier this morning, richmond city council decided it will limit the number of pot clubs to three. council members voted to put a measure on the november ballot to create the stiff isest marijuana tax in the state. dozens spoke last night. eight medical marijuana dispensaries currently operate and most of them have opened within the last year but none of them will be grandfathered in under the new law. >> as far as i'm concerned, all of these existing operators are nothing but illegal drug dealers until they become analyzed.
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, what about us? >> kristen: we know how she feels. >> eric:, okay. china launches a crackdown on dissidents and the fate of a world-renowned artist. >> and pioneering news anchor may be looking for a new digs. >> and infamous klepto cat steals the show for a good cause. dry mouth is uncomfortable. it can also lead to serious dental problems. [ male announcer ] new act total care dry mouth is alcohol-free and has fluoride to strengthen teeth. stronger teeth and dry mouth relief. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.com. it's a great place to see all the listings in thousands of cities and towns. with lots of houses to chose from and down-to-earth prices the dream of owning a home seems more attainable than ever. find out what an experienced re/max agent can do for you. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. years. >> in china a renowned artist is prevented from leaving a country. list raided his vacant studio. he is an outspoken dissident. china has launched a
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Mar 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
maritime academy to be ready for this and today the ship is going to turn around and head out to china, with california produce and wines aboard. easier said than done. the turning basin is 1500 feet, the ship is 1200 feet, not a lot of room for a mistake we'll going to keep tabs to make sure that u-turn is successful. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> local and state leaders on the peninsula have unveiled a new plan to split the 1.5 billion dollar cost to electrify the caltrain line and help bring california high speed rail funds to the bay area sooner. the mercury news reports electrifying caltrain would paeuf the way for quicker commuter trains between san francisco and san jose. statewide bullet trains could share the tracks in the next decade if the state secures funding. >>> 6:08. time for a on the weather. meteorologist lisa argen is in. >>> we are going see a beginning to some pretty rainy conditions through the weekend. right now not a lot going on, we have rain at our coast, half moon bay, santa rosa, 45 minute delays at sfo due to the low ceilings we will be looking at this sy
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Nov 19, 2010 6:00am PST
after china moved to curb inflation after days of speculation. the chinese government told banks they must hold more reserves. inflation in china shot up to a more than two-year high last month. live to the new york stock exchange coming up in about 15 minutes. >> right now san francisco police are trying to determine what caused an early morning crash that killed two people and injured three others. it happened around 1 a.m.. a car that witnesses say was traveling at high speeds on ocean avenue slammed into a light pole. two of the people inside the vehicle were thrown from the car. one died at the scene, another at the hospital. a truck driver who witnessed the crash says it did not appear the car was involved in any type of racing, but police say they just don't know if alcohol was a factor. >> the san francisco police department is shaken with word of a new internal investigation underway. abc 7's terry mcsweeney is live at the hall of justice. terry, what does this involve? >> the two words that can dememorialize a department, bad cops, according to chief gascon, they are looking
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Jan 20, 2011 6:00am PST
calling the first of its kind admission from china's president. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live in patterson. just a few hours the search will resume in this canal next to where i'm standing for a car containing a kidnapper and the four-year-old boy he kidnapped. the story in a live report. >> not too much in the way of flight delays but there were a lot of cancellations in st. louis where they had more than a foot of snow in some areas and that snow's heading to dallas, that snow's heading to dallas, memphis, chicago, indianapolis, never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. 60 miles compared to what a cancer patient goes through is a walk in the park. from the moment i registered, people started immediately supporting me and asking me how they could help. you meet the most wonderful, inspiring people. when you accomplish those 60 miles, it's truly life-changing. (man) register today for the... and receive $25 off your registration fee. because everyone deserves a lifetime. progresso. hi. we love your weight watchers endorsed soups but my husband looks the wa
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Jan 17, 2011 6:00am PST
the white house this week honoring china's president. quan and lee are the first asian american mayors of their respective cities and the most prominent chinese-american mayors in the country. their political rise has been widely reported in china. oakland and san francisco have been major gate ways to the east. 44% of all cargo brought through the port of oakland now comes from china. the markets are closed for the martin luther king holiday, but business news isn't taking the day off. costs to care for cancer patients continue to rise and big names step up to the plate to report their earnings this coming week. here's courtny donahue with the "moneyscope" report. >> even though the markets are closed, we're still setting up for a busy shortened trading week ahead. we'll have markets of existing home sales. the housing market is the focus because the industry is still struggling to recover after the expiration of the $8,000 home buyer tax credit. plus we're in the thick of earnings season. companies expected to report their progress through banking giant citigroup, wells fargo,
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