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Jan 19, 2011 6:00pm PST
popularity. >> china's president spent the day at the white house. tonight kons yegss made on human rights. >> and there is [ female announcer ] why settle for plain bread when you can have pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits? the warm, light delicate layers are like nothing else. ♪ layers of brownie and caramel, dipped in chocolate. ready to eat sweet moments. find them in the refrigerated section. >>> in washington house voted to repeal the president's health care reform law, largely a party line vote. >> we've seen this coming since november election but now votes have been cast the important brace for public opinion continues. in congress republicans pushed forward a promise. >> it's time to push obama care aside. and there will be processes they need. >> and people have been posted by the and there is a story of a 5-year-old with reporters and and and today, the preexisting condition is under control. she's healthy but when she was born she weighed just one poind pound. her body unable to ward off infections. >> we were denied by eight different insurance companies multiple time
ABC
Nov 7, 2011 6:00pm PST
to stand up to china and pass a bill to force china to raise the value of its currency. that could mean a million additional jobs. >> this is called occurrencey exchange right oversight reform act telling china raise the value of the currency or united states will slap import duties on chinese goods. george miller sounded in front of a receptive audience. congressman miller toured the plant which is now operating with 700 workers and acknowledged china is eating into u.s. steel. >> because china can dump steel on the market. >> and chinese insist they've raised value of the rur kenzie 30% since 2005. and the congressman miller says it's 30% lower than it ought to be and congress needs to pass a law. >> this is hurting europe and asia and hurting latin america and the united states. and and it's not to stop. >> and the chip yeez able to under bid u.s. manufacturers by $400 kblinl. caltrans took the bid because it's $7 billion, it's the most expensive in the world. and there are fears adding tariffs could result in a trade war. >> the president of the pittsburgh steel plant tells me
ABC
Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
boost from chinese. the delegation from china is here, participating in a three-day conference. abc 7's david louie is live in santa clara tonight with the story. david? >> cloud computing green technology and finance are key topics. the us us and china compete on many fronts, focus here is on cooperation. the chinese own one trillion in u.s. debt w money continuing to earn with making goods, capitalists have come, seeking new ways to invest. the president of the chinese counsel for international investment. >> he wants to bring in more opportunities and also, want to bring this opportunity from the us to us china. >> and a delegation of 10 mayors are attending this innovation and entrepreneurship forum to see if new partnerships can be formed and showing off cloud computing, and at the same time, they're snapping up american ginseng, paying in was of $100 bills, irsi who operates a business portal created this conference. >> they wanted to create more business opportunities for both china and the u.s.. and there are benefits for both country business. >> the playing field isn't per
ABC
Oct 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT
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. bb vo: i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> take a look at this picture, this woman is this n critical condition tonight. no one knows who she. she was found an the embarcadero. if you know who she is, you are asked to call the hospital social worker at the number on your screen. >> we also have that number posted at www.abc7.com. >>> just like the rest of the country, cities struggling with rising unemployment. san francisco thinks they have an answer and that is to change the decades old hiring policy in one key industry from good faith to mandatory. carolyn tyler explains. >> it's estimated every the next ten
ABC
Feb 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
manufacturing going to china. >> a year ago we did layoff a few people. >> but outlook is starting to change. he added 12 employees because a small start up decided to ship manufacturing from china two to the us use just a lot of international customers which has been kind of the bulk of our initial success were saying they wanted usa brand. >> cali bowl is a product preventing accidents like this, a small lip inside of a rim eliminating spills, the design makes it easy to scoop up nuts. the bowls and packaging now pro claim made in the usa. it first outsourced to china because that is what everyone else did. but they had to order large quantities. manufacturing her here, costs have gone up 5% to 10%. >> the quality is much, much better than it was out of china. we're yugsing better materials and kruk. -- construction. everything is much better than what we witd out of china. >> they found ways to trim costs of packaging. the manufacturer found ways to boost product activity and lower costs. >> this is manufacturing over in asia now. problem is that there are four, five people stackin
ABC
Mar 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
united states launches a trade war over cheap solar panels from china we'll show some of the innovation autos and a couple turns to michael finney for help getting a rebate after a wishy washy response from an appliance maker eefdz in one of the great mysteries of history. what really happened to amelia earhart? stay with us. >>> another big mission for mitt romney tonight. projecting him the winner of the republican presidential primary in illinois. you can see romney is way out in front, 51% of the votes to rick santorum's 31%. exit polls show voters say the economy is a top issue prefer rom nee. romney is live in a suburb of chicago, let's listen in. >> the pursuit of success by all of us will unite us. when a government understands, i see a time we'll have a government understands it's better for more people to pay less than taxes than for you to pay more. >> and abc news projecting him the winner of the republican presidential primary in illinois with 51% of the vote. >> u.s. commerce department imposed new import fees on solar panels made in china where the government h
ABC
Feb 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
conditions in factories in china but that issue never came up in today's meeting in cupertino. abc 7's david louie has the story. >> the issue of working conditions in china is resonating. joining a protestor, couper teen yoz dent thinks share holders are the key to making change. >> i think that they need to apply pressure and they need to stop looking for more and more, i guess growth and money. >> this week, abc news night line took americans inside of a factory in china ipads and iphones are made. the factory is operated by fox con, a contractor to apple and other company autos when you're the biggest corporation in the world it's true other companies have manufacturing in china that is the justification you'll hear but you know, be the he'd yes, right? do the right thing. >> cameras aren't allowed inside of the meeting. after a business meeting that lasted 30 minutes six people got to ask question autos long line of people to talk and i thought that would be a big issue. it wasn't. >> donna was surprised china didn't come up, understanding why pressure is building. >> it isn't o
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
generosity of a viewer. >> this is no longer just a dream for china club. they're busy wrapping gift books, and writing notes. three students and principal prepare to fly on april 8th. big hurdle has been raising money for travel expenses and donations came from the club advisors and san jose rotary club. after seeing an earlier story a viewer from oakland wrote a check. >> i don't know who she s i want to thank her, she's doing something good for these children. >> this fund is still $1500 short but the airline tickets have been purchased. the three students have pass ports wh. they arrive in china, they'll be true ambassador autos this is a big responsibility. i'll be nice, polite. don't make fun of the culture. >> two weeks after they've returned a small television will visit san jose. and she shows she's a diplomat when asked what the chinese students will like about her school. >> i think the china club and wonderful principal. >> this is a special principal. >> the chinese will learn the names are very american indeed. >> this may be possible because many people stepped up to help. a
ABC
Nov 26, 2010 6:00pm PST
ski season. >> and the weather forecast as well. >> golf stories in san francisco china town. nñaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa8 >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> you might call it green versus green. and abc 7 has our story. >> there is about 25 community garden was a thousand individual plots. the city needs more. >> there is a waiting list of over 500 people. some have been waiting two years. >> so the general manager want a new community garden. >> they're a great resource for people living in dense places like san francisco. and there is lots of people that don't have backyards. >> the problem is the spot they want the garden has a recycling centser. >> it's a nobel cause. but times have changed and there is curveside recycling now. and there is redemption. >> and the battle is pitting neighbor against neighbor. >> this is i've nifed in the neighborhood, supporting the center. >> and it supports 10 jobs. many local businesses bring their recycling here. so do many low-income folks. >> there is as a side, stay together. $40 a month, i have to ma
ABC
Feb 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
its contractor assembly lines in china that is the result of mounting criticism conditions there. over the years david louie visited several factories in china he's here with inside perspective. >> americans would scoff at a 60 hour worker at $1.78 per hour, and workers are fed and get a dorm room. but pressure is building on both sides that conditions could be better. >> we first went six and a half years ago. criticism mounting then, that conditions were hash skpsh pay was low. tens of thousands flocked to escape poverty and make money. here is what a toy factory worker told us. >> working in this job, you can have enough money, it's okay but not to be very, very rich. >> fast forward to today. and bill weir found little changes. lots of representative work and long hours. >> through american iz you can't imagine why someone would do that. from their eyes this is a period where they're going away from the family and they're going to work as hard as they can, send money home and get back home as soon as they can. >> workers polled say they were mostly happy but wanted higher pay. appl
ABC
Nov 15, 2010 6:00pm PST
aviation history the first pan am china clipper, a sea plane took off on its maiden voyage with a stop in queens a journey of 8,000 miles. there is a look back at the china clipper history. >> first united states airmail. >> the clippers flight from alameda carried only airmail. from then then on, the ocean liner taking well heeled travelers from hawaii to hong kong. the beginning of commercial aviation. crowds came to treasure island to watch departures. >> and when it was romantic and it was really first class. and martin and flying boats ordered by pan am. the first leg of the trip was a 17-hour flight to honolulu. passengers enjoyed white linen dining and sleeping berths. it was not inexpensive. >> $380 for the trip. equivalent of probably about $9,000. >> round trip? >> one way. >> the service ended in 1945 when it crashed. 16 passengers and nine crew members died in the crash. this pro peller is on display with other memorabilia. there is a similar aircraft. a 1940s era that served as a stand in. >> when they're getting ready to make indiana jones they needed a flying boat that w
ABC
Mar 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
says he was getting ready to retire, he had been a teacher in china before coming to the u.s.. a 37-year-old was a software engineer in emeryville. co-workers describe her as smart and quiet. police arrested the 35-year-old sunday on suspension of five counts of murder. a neighbor shot this video of a s.w.a.t. team moving in for arrest. neighbors at the western edition complex say police broke down the door to make arrests. and there is a neighbor that says she can't believe he'd been arrest he'd would hold parking spots for my daughter like i will hold this spot, go move your car. and you know i asked for rides on the motorcycle and he would say when you get time i can give her a ride. >> leslie says she's upset by the killings and anxious to know more from police. >> my parents are worried and we can see police here for three days. >> and police have said only so far this is not a random crime, and that the family was targeted. about the murder weapon, waits not a gun, but some kind of edged weapon that could cut someone. look, could be arraigned this week, the police have until t
ABC
Feb 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
up they get a lot of publicity. >> one bruise comes from working conditions in china. products are made z apple announced today it has the fair labor association to start conducting special audits of suppliers and that brought demonstrateors to the aloe alto store. >> maybe they're responding to public outcry. and they made a start. and it's in their best interests to do this. >> and as stock climbs, apple clouds have a silver lining. >> next quarter, i can see going to 600 even after that. >> you're going to buy? >> i think i'm going to buy. for sure. >> and there is a new ipad product suspected out. many say that apple evaluation could hit half a trillion dollars very soon. in palo alto abc 7 news. >> that is incredible, stu tu very much. >> still ahead all systems are go for a closure this weekend but it depends on weather. what happened if it rains? >> i may have the answer to that. and looking live shows showers tapering off and there may be more by the end of the week. >> lgs here tonight students making an appeal for the return of affirmative action to the uc system. >> late
ABC
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm PST
called dodge dart after the 1960s vehicle of the same name. >> china is developing a case for a american fast food. one local pizza chain hopes to cash in on the action. amici's confirmed it plans to open a place in shanghai. the owner says china is a growing market that cannot be ignored. pizza started to become popular there in the last 15 years and says customers should not zpokt see many additions to menu autos there will be slight changes based on veilibility of different food but mostly in china, they want authentic western foods. >> several bay area employees including chefs will be heading to china to train new employees there. >> and coming up here next, the stanford graduate donating a kid ni raising the question why is it legal for him to sell it? >>. >> if it's legal people do it for no money, i don't see w [ female announcer ] what's so great about jcpcash? no excsions! with jcpcash, get 10, 15 or $20 off on the spot storewide! unlike other stores, we don't make you come back to save. get up to $20 off with no exclusions! we make christmas affordable. you make it yours. jcpe
ABC
Feb 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> apple is the focus of a global petition drive urnling the company to improve conditions in china. that is where contractors assemble the popular products. david louie has the story. >> organizers say they've completed 250,000 petition signatures and hope they will be forwarded to the ceo, tim cook. >> i love my products so much more if i knew they weren't being made by workers suffering from abuse autos critics believe employees in china stand long hours and suffer from prepet tiff motion injuries. apple's web site features a section on a supplier code of conduct and posting an annual audit. apple issued this statement, quote, we insist that our suppliers provide save wrking conditions, treat worker was dignity and use environmentally responsible manufacturing processes where ever apple products are made. one management expert at santa chaira university has visited many facilities in kina. he thinks change will come though there are obstacles. >> there is more people applying than there are openings. >> so... in that case, you know to play devil's advocate the company doesn't hav
ABC
Apr 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
tour of china. on monday he'll discuss environml policy. today brow with former nba star yao ming. he owns a winery in napa. today governor brown talked shop with the head of the communist theor officed of to the together. theycalifornia, america' most pop and shanghai, china's most pop already city, c expand their partnership. >> an open process, and moving at mock speed so when we go back we'll emulate it. >> ama: the tour ends tuesday. >>> still to come at 6:00. caught on camera. police now trying to track down this man. what he is doing that has him in trouble with the law. >> the close call for a store owner who confronted a thief. >> the vacation that went horribly wrong until a bay area teen came tohe rescue. >> lisa: it's nice and sunny now. we have gusty winds, the chance of isolated >> ama: new at 6:00, two gardeners have been arrest on suspicion of robbery in san mateo county. on thursday a woman called 9-1-1 say se surprised two buglars in her home. the pair left in a truck with a telephone number on it listing a gardening service. deputies learned the men had been doi
ABC
Aug 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
products. >> however in, china, apple's fastest-growing market there is a certain steve jobs wow factor, consumers told us jobs sold them on apple products. >> he says there was a celebrity affect in apple products when steve jobs was ceo. people went to bhiz products for his name, they thought he was brilliant. now another guy becomes ceo. people will look at products in a more objective way. and apple's china stores are at highest-grossing stores in the world what. people think in china as well as the u.s. will help shape its future. >> and governor brown is trying to create jobs in california and today, introduced a plan he says would do just that, through changes in the corporate tax structure this, closes a tax loophole brown says gives incentives to the wrong people, encouraging people to expand outside of california. >> brown wants to increase hiring credit for small companies, provide businesses a tax break, and eliminate back tax loophole. republicans say the prop proseal goes back on a promise to businesses and they're going to fight intent to change the tax law passed
ABC
Jul 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
you. >> and stay with us the news and pictures of the devastating floods now taking place in china. it's a major disaster left thousands of people trapped in their homes. [ male announcer ] whoa, the new ultimate turkey & bacon avocado. get ready for the ride of your life. wipeout in waves of tender turkey and crispy bacon. gaze upon the rad rainbow of voluminous veggies and cool, sea-green avocado all on freshly baked bread. are you up for the ultimate? ♪ then you've got to try the totally new subway ultimate turkey & bacon avocado. carve one up today. crank up the flavor at subway. >>> a tense confrontation outside jp morgan chase bank. housing activists demanded to deliver a message to chase executives. eem yogs are high after chase cancel aid planned meeting to discuss dayways to stem the foreclosure crisis. >> we're here. we're not moving until change is made. >> that was the message about two dozen wanted to give to jp morgan chase today. demonstrators from the contra costa inner faith supporting organization converged on the homeownership center in oakland. >> we're not as
ABC
Feb 16, 2011 6:00pm PST
china spending their own time learning the language. david louie has the story. >> these students are giving up lunch recess to be members of the china club. they pledged to respect chinese culture to learn and some day to visit the great wall. three of them have been designated ambassadors going to china in april. >> i want to learn about history and hoi they speak. and what they learned in school. >> one of the three is erica. it is linked to a school in the delta. dennis fong's late feather contributed money to build the school. >> these are kids from mexico and china learn english. there are kids in the school in china are learning english too. you know? why don't they come together? >> fong provided the link. most of the students are hispanic. manda rin is the third language. >> dennis says if you can speak three languages you can do business with 95% of the world this, is the wave of the future we're excited our children are at the forefront. >> the members get lessons via language training software. computers let them interact using skype. the fongs the rotary club foundation a
ABC
Oct 1, 2010 6:00pm 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. bb vo: i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >>> and the game is about to get underway against padre autos hi, larry. >> how are you doing? it's real simple path mere for giants. win and you're in. all they have to do is beat the padres once this weekend. giants will wraup up the title. you know they want to take care of business tonight. they don't want to have drama over the weekend. no pinch hitting bat at the bottom of the ninth sunday. these games are all sold out. we're going to have 40,000 people here tonight. and yes. just waiting to explode. there has not been this kind of excitement or anticipate for giants fans. i think since
ABC
Oct 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for different results. i've built businesses. i've built a business. met the payroll. met a payroll. i enter this office beholden to no one except you. i will owe my office to no one but you. i don't owe anyone anything. i don't owe anyone anything. what's the worst that can happen? what's the worst thing that can happen? state budget cuts are crippling my classroom, so i can't believe the sacramento politicians cut a backroom deal that will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax give-away, a new handout that can only mean larger class sizes and even more teacher layoffs. but
ABC
Nov 23, 2010 6:00pm PST
parents left china to escape the one kild policy. they went to peru where steve was born then at 11:00 they moved to the united states. steve never knew he was not a legal resident sow was stunned when ordered deported then sent to a arizona detention center. >> we were body searched multiple times of the day. there is four hours for 64 people. i was being treated like a criminal. >> his friends and students mobilized to help him. this got the attention of senator feinstein, troin dusing a bill to block deportation. steve released friday, and today, thanked supporters. >> that is the only thing that can mean going forward every morning i woke up, waysn't confident. >> his lawyer says this is temporary. >> he doesn't have any legal status, he's in limbo status. and there is a still a final order of deportation. >> there is a dream act, a bill creating a path of citizenship for him and tens of thousands of others. he's just re -- relieved to be back with his family. >> he's thank oofl steve lee had been scheduled to be deported to peru but that is on hold. his parents ordered sent to
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Oct 22, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. carly fiorina changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. just ask jerry brown. he gave california state employees collective bargaining powers. since then the unions have grown stronger and stronger. now state employees can retire at 55 with much of their salary for life. and taxpayers are on the hook for one hundred billion dollars in unfunded pension liabilities. no wonder those unions are 100% behind jerry brown. he'll just spend, and spend, and spend. no wonder those unions are 100% behind jerry brown. "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerne
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Oct 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> a nurse attacked by an inmate this week. the 54-year-old was tacked monday afternoon in an area where new inmates are processed. authorities say he faked a seizure and hit the nurse in the head with a desk lampe. friends say she was a wonderful woman. >> she was kind. she loved her roses and loved, played with orchids and everything. did her job. and did her job well. >> the suspect, a 34-year-old was being booked on a burglary charge at the time. head no previous criminal history. authorities say there were several deputies within 10 feet of the two at the time. the california nurse's association says the death has reenergized their efforts to increase security for nurses in potentially dang
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Feb 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
. checks coming to apple's manufacturing plan in china. and biggersen necessarily better. at least that's is what one candymaker is now saying. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. we had a weak cold front move through earlier in the day. clouds and mist and drizzle, but we cleared out nicely. the wind is up. construction crews, bay bridge don't want any rain this holiday weekend. they might see a little bit çk >> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: a live look at the golden gate bridge where traffic has been heavy as people try to get to the city because of this weekend's bay bridge closure. here's a look from our emeryville camera on i-80 tonight by berk limp that is looking pretty ugly on the westbound traffic. eastbound, she's well. even worse further up when you hit 58 0. >> whitney houston was remembered in a funeral featuring friends, family, music, and tears. ♪ >> alan: alicia keyes and stevie wonder performed. and kevin coaster coster in spoe over her need tober reassured. >> escort by an army of angels to your heavenly father. and when you sing
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Feb 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
movement banned in china and independence of tibet, controlled by china. >> and a he can yaid after a violent confrontation with a burglar a peninsula lawmaker met face-to-face with the man who tried to rob him. this is a first time he had seen the man, he was high on meth when he broke into hill's garage. hill managed to subdue the 18-year-old, a decade later harvin requested to meet with hill as part of his rehabilitation. >> it's not like i forgot what he did to jerry, his family and house, it seemed to large that i had never thought of how would i approach this? >> we both had a bad day that day. and this. that was then this, is now. >> the assemblyman says he looks forward to supporting him during rehabilitation. >> touching. >> and let's talk about the weather forecast. the weekend is here. and this is shaping up to be a nice one. >> it is. there is a couple systems bringing us a little bit of rainfall. there is a live look towards western sky. there is a bit of a glow there. there is a clouds gathering as you can see. there is live doppler 7 hd. there is a little bit of rain de
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Jan 18, 2011 6:00pm PST
. >> and president obama is hosting president's -- china's president today, he was greeted by vice president biden. tomorrow he'll sit down with president obama. the two are expected to talk about trade relations. president obama expected to push china to level the playing field for u.s. projects and call on china two stop wide spread theft of u.s. interelectal property. several u.s. business leaders are expected to attend that meeting. tomorrow night obamas will host a state dinner. san francisco mayor ed lee will be attending. >> smn scope headlines tonight. comcast gets a green light to take over nbc. agreeing to pay $14 billion for a controlling interest in nbc's parent company. both justice department and fcc gave approveal today with conditions. comcast must make nbc programming available to competing services and to companies like net flix and apple. and comcast takes over not only nbc but telemundo, cnbc, bravo and oxygen. 26 local tv stations as well, including kntv and universal pictures movie studio and theme parks. they own e entertainment, the golf channel and regional
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Nov 16, 2010 6:00pm PST
178-point loss. nasdaq fell also because of an interest rate increase in china. and a new financial crisis in europe. fewer people shopping at walmart. those who are do are spending less. the u.s. revenues have fallen for six quarters now but profits up because of robust sales overseas. carnival cruise lines says the ship that got stranded last week will be out of service for repairs until january so passengers holding tickets will get full refunds plus 25% off a few tour cruise. and chevy volt named car of the year today. it's gm's first electric vehicle. motor trend says it has advanced engineering ever seen in an american car. >> coming up next, assignment 7. a $6 billion plan to put homes on treasure island. >> we hope it's one of the most environmentally sustainable large development projects in the united states. >> but there are some major hurdle that's must be crossed before that can happen. stay with us. the news continues. right now, verizon has the new samsung galaxy tab. at just seven inches, it's the only tablet designed for maximum mobility. and it's android-powered an
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Oct 8, 2010 6:00pm PDT
of a struggle for human lights rits in china. >> the chinese foreign ministry says there is a criminal sentence forward violating chinese law and that honoring him is counter to the prize. saying the prize is good for movement. >> well, in 1989 there was a 23-year-old student act ti vift this will empower us as a people. he house speaker pelosi visited in 1991. today sherk issued a statement saying there is a champion for the best hopes of human kind. an advocate for democracy and human rights in china whose only crime is putting his views into writing this prize is seen as a victory for continue yettins. >> i have an optimistic view to have a more understanding of the world. >> a california sea lion who was shot in the face will be able to dive again thanks to doctors who performed surgery on a marine mammal flying in from washington, d.c. to help with the surgery in vallejo. you can see the lion is up and moving around again. this pound prevented him from diving underwater. >> this is a flap to get that closed is part of the hole. >> the marine mammal center helped rehabilit
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Mar 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
port of oakland today since the disaster two weeks ago. after china and south korea, japan is the third largest exporter of containorized goods to the united states. things like cars and parts, computer and electronic products z these are the people who move thots thoes goods from the port of oakland. >> i've seen a lot of parts. mainly parts and equipment. machinery. agricultural. >> electricity shortages at plants in japan slowed down production, then, there are damaged roads making goods getting goods from point a to b difficult. drivers know they'll feel impact in a few week autos right now, january, february, march is like that. slow. and this year it's going to be more slow than last year. there is a tsunami. we have to wait for that. >> so some james lincoln is with the school of business. >> apple designs and there is assembly done in china. many of those components are japanese he didn't think the impact will be long lasting. toyota acknowledged it's stopped overtime at 13 plants knowing there will be shortages. >> there is delays in shippings and then longer term we'll h
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Mar 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that tomorrow afternoon. before she heads back out to china. >> thank you very much. you look live there. it's an enormous vessel. and first grader in san jose got to meet kyle bush today. in fact he got to spend a day with him, taking him to school for show and tell. there is a wish come true story. kyle bush at williams elementary school today to fulfill a wish. first grader and possibly biggest fan. >> yes, yes sir. >> aj hasn't always loved nascar races but turned on after going to a giants game. one of the race cars was at the park his dad said that is when the love affair began. >> we're there early. i put him signed of the car. >> aj and his dad entered a competition. they uploaded a picture of aj in the car, added the sponsor and some racing flames and a checkered flag. they competed and won. the prize? spend the day with your favorite nascar driver, a no brainer for aj. >> he's got the whole day. he wanted to share this with his kids. i thought man. they must love school. school is cool. >> of course there is a possibility aj will be a nascar driver himself. there is no pr
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Jan 14, 2011 6:00pm PST
agreement. >> this is he says it will kill u.s. manufacturing jobs and growing jobs in china the deal allows up to 65% of the products to be soresed from china. >> there is a back door to ship more goods from the united states. on his trip, president obama said would it create jobs at home. >> this is a job threat. with everyone million, 5,000 jobs are supporters at home. >> it calls for sourk to cut tariffs in half, 8% down to 4. and eliminate knit five years. this u.s. tariff would remain at two and a half percent until the fifth year. u.s. international trade commission increasing exports gfs by $10 billion n keer rea, protests rocked the capitol and says the deal would put profits ahead standards for labor and wages. there is a specialist says it will benefit. >> this is looking for american engineers highering here, too. >> he says the u.s. is well known for software and core regrarks hardware like televisions and cell phones and he says the agreement will increase business for both. the president plans to call for ratification of the agreement when he delivers his state of
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Mar 7, 2011 6:00pm PST
francisco, 3.95s oodz abc news is reporting gary lock will be named next u.s. ambassador to china. he is the first asian american secretary of commerce and former governor of washington. white house points out he has more than two decades of experience in dealing with china. >> a san jose soldier has been killed in afghanistan. the 31-year-old died over the weekend. he's a member of an army bomb squad and he was trying to disarm one bomb when he stepped other another, hidden. wells played bag pipes at military funerals. his wife is eight months pregnant with their second child. >> the united states will resume putting suspected terrorists on trial at guantanamo bay, cuba. president obama ending a tw year ban. white house reiterated a commit tomt close guantanamo bay. the president vowed to shut down that prison within a year after taking office. he wanted to try inmates in federal court systems but the plan met with resistance on capitol hill. >> u.s. supreme court refused to hear a sacramento man's latest challenge against a government reverence to god. the attorney michael newdo
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Dec 7, 2010 6:00pm PST
version will ship from a factory in china by the enld of february. >> and coming up next, the options you have when a sales person offers you an extended warranty. >> what to do? how to get one for free. lightning fast. lightning strong. rizon 4g lte. rule the air on the most advanced 4g network in the world. >>> if you're buying electronics for gifts should you buy an extended warranty? >> this is a question you're asked almost every time. >> and this may not be the only question. this is one we've heard millions of times. millions of extended warranties sold every year, millions pay off but should you buy one for yourself? and where? christopher is fell telling me a heart breaking story. >> i went through dropping my iphone and breaking it we don't have a picture of the broken phone but it looks like this. and so this and an extended warranty. >> i had a new known less than a week which had a problem. they quickly resolve that had and sent another phone to me. >> christopher bought his warranty in the same store, but from san francisco square tray. >> people don't realize it. >> ste
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Dec 15, 2010 6:00pm PST
networking company has yet to penetrate brazil, india and china. and at 26 he isn't the youngest person of the year, charles lindberg was only 25 when named in 1927. queen elizabeth the 2 was 26. and the queen is now also on facebook. if you don't believe us there, she s like microsoft bill gates suckerberg appeared on oprah after donating money to new jersey schools. we'll be right back. >> he said the things you learn along the way is what makes you who you are. >> i would have done a lot of things differently. i hope instead of making mistakes i would have made boy have made different mistakes he maintains a single minded vision of connecting the world. >> people questioned wlaez the guy to take them to the next level. >> this suggests that he might oob he's had quite a year it was quite a day for him yesterday. he was inducted into california hall of family. the hollywood movie about zuckerberg and face book received a number of dold en -- golden globe nominations though he claims the movie is far remove from reality. >> and still ahead tonight a vicious tack on a pair of pets in th
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Jun 1, 2011 6:00pm PDT
a squad car. hacker in china broke in the google g-male account . google believes that hackers tricked people in sharing the passwords in phishing scams. the attacks are not believed to be tied to a assault originating from china in the past few years. >> and democrats and republicans are fighting over whether recipients should be frint - fingerprinted. >> california is one of three states that requires foot stamp applicants to be fingerprinted. advocates for the poor cite the fingerprinting process as one of the major reasons that the state has the lowest foot stamp program in the country. some didn't like to give the fingerprints. >> it is hard to go anywhere knowing that you are getting fingerprinted and different things of that nature. it is uncomfortable. >> more people are joining the food stamp program. they have a proposal to remove the fingerprint requirement. with more participation millions more in federal matching dollars come in the state. >> by increasing participation. they serve as a massive economic stimulus program for california. >> they say that fingerprinti
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Mar 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
china's forced repatriation of north korea. the chinese officials have long considered north koreans in china to be ill lem immigrants not protected by international law. >> many are holding out hope for a reunification. 90 minutes ago the president arrived from a trip to the south korean capitol of seoul. tonight we take a look at tension that's still exist after 60 years and this is tensioned witnesses on a recent visit to the zone. >> at this time we're being monitored so do not point wave or gesture. >> that is a stern warning we got when visiting where tensions run high 24 hours per day. our guide was a young soldier from sacramento. there is a stark reminder of three years of war and remembered it all too well. >> this is forces supported by russian and chinese invaded us. and that started the korean war. >> now, it divides his people. >> this is heavily mind by both forces. >> and they hoarded us into the room where negotiation was the north take place. half of the rooms in the south, half in north korea. >> they're standing in a modified position, locked and ready. >> there i
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Oct 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> there was a solar powered trade war between the united states and china. >> also tonight the recovery of a giant copper church belt stolen last week in annest bay salvage yard. >> conditions will remain high and dry. i am spencer christian. i will have details coming up. >>> do it yourself wills are they good enough? i am michchchchchchchchchchchchchchosososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososososo
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Jun 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
know the truth. >> and san francisco china town is also home by what some call the most unpleasant bus ride in the city. today-to-date muni approving a $233 million contract to dig a subway tunnel under china town. and why mun eye is willing to spend that kind of money. >> do you think this is crowded?. >> pushing and shoving. i don't like it. >> down towards your back. going to get on through the back door. >> it's almost like sardines. >> and also... also. >> this is the typical ride on one of the buses ferry people in china town. standing shoulder to shoulder riders hold on tight live as riders inches down the street. saying the problem is getting worse everywhere. >> and you don't want in 30 years from now to be in a city where you can't move. >> digging a tunnel underneath the street will be the longest part of an eight-year $1.6 billion project designed to relieve congestion here everyone agrees it's a problem not everyone thinks a subway is the best solution. >> this is a boondoggel waste wfl rather small benefits for the amount of money invested. >> critic frtz group save muni
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Nov 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the slow down in sales and a flood of low cost panels coming from china extended losses past a half billion. sun power has a deep pocket partner, a french company ranking among the top and oil and energy companies in the world. paying $1.3 kbrinl for a 60% stake in sun power. its president seeing it as a lock long term dreel deel. >> he plans on solar being a main stream energy resource in 2020, 2030. he's betting on sun power to be top three, if not number one. >> sun power applies for and received a $1.2 billion loan guarantee on the last day of the federal energy program in september. financing a 250 megawatt solar generation project in san luis obispo county called california valley solar ranch. sun power's partner in that project is now the sole owner and holder of the loan guarantee. there is given mounting competition, it needs government help so says executive director of the sanford center for energy, and physical. >> got to continue provide strong research and development funding. second, we ought to fix, not throw away, this important loan guarantee program z third, we ou
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Feb 2, 2012 6:00pm PST
confident more teams are coming. >> i think china team is and has been engaged and i see them making plans to relocate here and set up shop. south korea, i think is in the same boat if you'll ward on -- pardon the pun. >> buell believes they're not putting down the fee until they have to, in june. today, at city hall, the mayor remains upbeat on projections races will bring in that wind fall. >> i am confident that this will get done. and i think i added value by being there when we're starting to knock down the building. and knowing this is really coming. it's real now. we're knocking down buildings. >> we're at pier 27. there hasn't been demolition yet. and teams coming to compete need to be in production by june to have a shot at the races in july. and i am told many of the teams are struggling to find tens of millions to compete here. >> in sacramento a look at an old idea that our government is intended to be by the people, for the people. question is whether a system is. >> it's hard to have every day californians here. >> you can tell when a big boat is about to happen in the
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Feb 24, 2012 6:00pm PST
chinese company claims to have rights to the ipad name in china named a lawsuit charging apple with deception. a court in china ruled in the dispute in apple's favor. bloomberg news says apple will pay $50 million to buy a company called chomp, technology helping you sort through apps that apple sells. the mercury news reports facebook is about to get advertising more prominent so you'll see bigger ads for products your friends have likd and it should make fisbook more valuable z on wall street, dow sael failed to stay above 13,000 mark today. and nasdaq and s and p edged up politicians from all over marin and sonoma counties celebrated a realization of a dream. they were at the station for the ground breaking of the smart train, the passenger rail service that will go from lark spur to cloverdale. and will run parallel to highway 101. there is a special saefls tax to fund this project. >> tonight a california watch investigation. >> every trip i have were injury autos we look into injuries and deaths among patients in a state-run venl care system that have never been fully explaine
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Mar 8, 2012 6:00pm PST
rights to the ipad name in china today threatened measures against vendors and dealers there who try to sell it. stim, stock rose today, and as the "wall street journal" points out, aapple typically goes up after a product announcement, then falls when the product goes on sale. >> there is a apartment building near collapse. and this is after a fire declared an accident. it began in a closet containing two water heaters. flames roared like this for hours, there is nothing to stop them from going to the roof. >> i ran out of the back and there is already flames coming up from the second floor up the stairs so we came out tlau the front. >> this roof collapsed forcing firefighters to battle from outside. >> there is up unsupported where roof structure burned through. so they're leaning. >> nine people in this gutted building are homeless. tenants from six surrounding buildings will be kept out. the owner plans to tear down the rear of the building tomorrow. >> governor brown's plan to let voters decide on a tax measure he couldn't get through legislature is becoming a tough sell. polls sh
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Sep 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
part of the world. >> and china was not mentioned as a threat, the move as china is claiming dominion over vast areas that the u.s. considers international waters. >> and still ahead, prosecutors putting pressure on banks to ease the foreclosure crisis. >> too big to dale doesn't mean too big to do the right thing. >> a legal settlement and what it might mean to you. >> abandoned mercury mine left a toxic legacy now destine forward a major clean up a work wut out without havingggggt >>> a community group issued a startling report on what the foreclosure price krisis is doing to property values estimating by next year, california real estate will be devalued by $650 billion. san francisco properties worth $6.9 billion less, home values in oakland, hardest hit in the state will drop $12 billion. alliance of californians for community empowerment says when i home goes into foreclosure, value drops 22%. >> so when you have foreclosures people are band oning properties and losing their homes. it brings down property values in that area but helps bring down the representation of th
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Aug 16, 2010 6:00pm PDT
seems few products are made in the u.s. anymore. many labels on things say made in china, vietnam, or mallaisha. but there is a manufacturing come back happening here in the bay area. and abc 7's david louie has the story tonight from sonoma county. 20 years ago, manufacturing in u.s. was in its prime, then competition from china and other countries with far lower wages. workers are now demanding and getting higher pay. the result is a surprising turn around in the bay area. >> there is a more competitive than they are overtea saes now. >> and the new trend allowed his factory to go one to 16 employees. >> rather than a customer reinvesting into having an overseas manufacturer bring parts to life, they're to life in our facility. >> there is a new generation of advanced technology machines making that possible. a single unit can represent an investment of a half million or more, but boosted productivity by lowering costs. >> this largest corporations are sitting on their capitol right now. it's uncertain environment. the small manufacturings don't have that luchlry. they to make the i
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May 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
our culture to have fresh meat. >> those who want live poultry can go to china town. >> all right. we'll give you another look at the weather. warm in the bay area. >> it was a gorgeous day. check this out. china beach and looking at the golden gate . this is submitted by youtube. thank you for the awesome shot and how they thinks are going to shape up. it will be mild . noon 70s mid-80s and late afternoon temperatures in the mid-to upper 80s around 90 once again today . senday forecast and a scizzlingg warm day . by sunday, mother's day we'll look at the coolest day with the clows thickening and maybe an overnight chance of rain into monday morning. we want to take you back out to a fire burning in san francisco. firefighters having a tough time getting a handle on this. >> it is raging and there have been several injuries. leslie update us if you would. >> they have lost control in the last five minutes . we went from smoke as they douced it and pulling the plug on it and spread to one or two adjacent buildings and they are let go right now. we can show you video. all of the smo
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Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
based in china and how an unstable u.s. economy can ripple through the global economy. the valley is filled with firms that hire locally to do research and development and sales. another concern is rising race rates if the credit rating is lowered because of default. >> we don't borrow that much. there are times, california company so it might not impact us as a company but goitsing to impact some companies more, borrowing a lot to operate. >> top u.s. bank executives met with officials in washington, warning default would have grave consequences. but there is one more concern about the impass. government spending is targeted for huge reduction skptz federal government is a major customer of information technology. uc public policy pro fersor is concerned. >> this is the absolute opposite economic policy from what you fwhant a period where this economy is struggling. >> the phone shall ripple affect over u.s. default could hit silicon valley hard. apple about 62% of the sales last quarter overseas. >> and david, thank you very much. we have late news from oakland tonight. police have
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Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
everything is made in china, including knockoffs but china may have outdone itself this time. >> then at 11:00 here on abc 7 last night a protest march, tonight new tensions over the shooting of a parole in the bay view. the latest on that for you coming up at 9:00 and 11:00. >> and now on to giants. good showing for tim lins yimic. >> this is a classic match up today. you'll not find many better pitching match ups. and giants and dodgers finishing up this afternoon with a dual when a run proved to be enough. all i want for my birthday is a sweep of the dodgers. lincecum lost on opening day, keeping dodgers at bay. there is a giants, knew infielder showed up at the park. hi. i'm bruce and in charge. lincecum striked out juan rivera. timmy good, kershaw, better striking out the side in the sixth. fans a dozen leading with 167. timmy, seven innings, one mistake, that is it. there is a drill into mccovey cove. said he never reached water before, not even in batting practice. and that was the only run of the day. there is one pinch hit in the seventh. line out to left. to the 8th
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Oct 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
back in by noon. >> in tonight's money matters gap lays down a big bet on china today said it hopes to triple the number of stores in china to 45 by next year they do plan to close a third of the stores in u.s., though, about 700 of them by 2013. and bloomberg news reports two prominent investment groups are considering a takeover of yahoo. the company has been conducting a review since firing its ceo. and banks held stock prices down today, dow jones closed 20 points down. and the nasdaq went up and chase shareses fell almost 5%, your black berry should be working again. a server breakdown caused a backlog of messages and stock in research in motion the maker is now selling at a five-year low. >> more still to come tonight. up next a serious medical condition often gets misdiagnosed because it can masquerade as a common allergy. >> foot loose, the remake, tonight on the aisle rates both acting and dance moves. stayayayayayayayayayayayayayayax >>> doctors now have tools to treat a painful disease called hae. some pictures are graphic. jenny is a mom enjoying tennis and horse back ridin
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Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
celebration took place on docks of shanghai, china to mark a huge milestone for the new bay bridge. the final components of the bridge are now completed and loaded on to ships for the voyage to san francisco bay. local officials took part in the ceremony. and this upgrade is the biggest public work pros jekt in california history and a landmark for china's biggest heavy machinery manufacturer. >> talking about money. the copper coin in your pocket costs more than a penny these days to make. and to many people, they are all but worthless. some say a penny saved is a penny wasted. it's your lucky day. abe lincoln, face up on the sidewalk. better move quick. he'll be gone any second. right? >> did you see what you walked over? >> i did not. >> how about two pennies? >> what do you see on the ground? >> concrete. >> make it five cents. >> and maybe there is a trend here, a growing number of businesses, pennies have fallen from favor. >> this is just annoying. >> you've got nickels and dollars. no pennies? >> no pennies. >> now, every transaction rounds down to the nearest nickel into a
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