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Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
insurance. in china.. not because they've found out what's killing dogs. but be >>> this week, two major manufacturers voluntarily recalled pet jerky treats that were made in china not because they found out what's killing dogs but because of a legal loophole. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains that it still means many of the treats remain on the shelf. >>> reporter: >> we felt we were going to lose her. >> reporter: penelope almost died after she ate them. >> she was like a member of the family. >> reporter: bengie suffered a painful death after he ate them. their owners are just two of the thousands that are shocked that chicken jerky treats made in china remain on store shelves following years of complaints that dogs are dying after eating them. >> i think it's criminal. really. >> reporter: complaints to the fda date back to 2007. but the agency says it can't recall the chinese-made products because it can't identify the specific toxin that's killing the dogs. recent tests by the new york department of agriculture, however, did identify something in the treats that the
CBS
Oct 14, 2010 5:00pm PDT
, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] 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. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. [ miners cheering ] [ chanting ] >> tonight all 33 miners who were trapped in chile are free all taken to the hospital after that historic rescue and that's where they were able to meet and pose with chile's president. the miners say that even after two months, deep underground, they never gave up hope. >> he says, we had spirit and we wanted to fight for our families. >> the miners all told are in pretty good shape. one, however, is suffering interest pneumonia but three are expected to get out of the hospital tonight and in the coming weeks, the men will have to decide whether they want to return to the mines, something most
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Oct 12, 2010 5:00pm PDT
china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] 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. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. so who called prop 13 a "fraud" and a "rip off?" jerry brown. who raised the gas tax as governor, and pushed for higher sales taxes? jerry brown. who tried five times to raise property taxes in oakland? jerry brown. who supported higher statewide income taxes? jerry brown. and who says, if elected, he'll ask voters for even more new taxes? jerry brown. governor jerry brown, again? hide your wallet. find o >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. find out if you're at risk for breast cancer without leaving home. this new test and why doctors say it may cause more harm than good. >>> plus, this bud's for you. the hot new job finding the r
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Oct 5, 2010 5:00pm PDT
shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] 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. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. i say baloney. this state belongs to all of us. we just have to decide we want to change. i know government isn't a business and it shouldn't be, but the same values of accountability and focus that make california businesses among the best in the world could do a lot to fix sacramento. i'm on a mission to create more jobs, stop wasteful spending, and improve our schools. let's get to work. ♪ news at 6. it's an accusation we don t normally hear in political
CBS
Oct 7, 2010 5:00pm PDT
30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] 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. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message.
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May 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
m.p.h. in san francisco. ,, >> dog treats from china continue to take their toll on pets year. nearly 1000 dogs have reportedly become sick or died in the past six months. julie what says that jerky treats remain on store shelves. >> i don't think they should be sold in the u.s. >> animal lovers outside the store were horrified to find a potentially deadly toxic dog treats are still being sold nationwide. at issue are chicken and turkey strips and nuggets went to potentially fatal vomiting kidney failure and diarrhea, all symptoms that complaints about the treats made in china date back to 2007 but since november they have skyrocketed and in six months the fda has reportedly logged over 900 cases of illness or death wind to various brands that we found on bay area store shelves >> it's terrible, they should ban them for sure >> technically they can't. despite tests the fda has yet to find a specific tocsin responsible for the illness and cannot recall a product based on complaints alone but they do point out that there is nothing to prevent the company from conducting a voluntary reca
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Aug 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
years, dog treats from china have been blamed for killing pets yet they remain on store shelves >> for the first time we have a list of the brands linked to the incidents. some are blaming the fda. >> it has been said there are five stages of grief after losing a loved one but pet owners nationwide are struggling to get past anchor >> i think they should make who ever made them eat them themselves >> thousands of beloved pets have become sick or died after eating chicken treats made in china and their owners are furious that the trees remain on store shelves. >> can you imagine if this happened to people and a government agency said we cannot figure out? >> dennis kucinich is calling on the inspector general to investigate the fda handling of the streets. complaints date back to 2007 and when the agency finally inspected the chinese plant earlier this year, chinese manufacturers refuse to release samples for testing >> to then told that they had not received any complaints when the fda itself has said they had forwarded most of the complaints to the manufacturers >> those complaints ar
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 5:00pm PDT
] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. can cause coma andider's even death. the african black mamba can kill a man with one bite. but there's an even deadlier predator cigarettes, produced by big tobacco, which take a life every six point five seconds. don't be big tobacco's next victim. "nats of music/wife we >>> a new commercial is using death to drive a message home. fast food kills. ♪ [ music ] >> the commercial showing that woman there at a morgue weeping over the man's body. look at his hands, a half eaten hamburger. the camera pans away shows you his feet. golden arches will appear with the words, i was lovein it, a play on mcdonald's ad. the 30-second spot will get your attention. >>> a lot of days in san francisco when you probably don't think you need protection from the sun but don't be fooled
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 5:00pm PDT
announcer ] fiorina shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. our state has a huge deficit. meg whitman's plan will make it billions worse by eliminating the capital gains tax for wealthy investors, including herself. economists say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. times say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools and public safety. jerry brown's against this unfair giveaway because it will take billions from our children when we can least afford it. get california working again-for all of us. own lives, to save people from a burnign car. >>> today, san francisco city leaders recognized sheriff's deputies who risked their lives to save people from a burning car. officials and others were there at the event including sydnie k
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Aug 3, 2010 5:00pm PDT
inspectors of the port of oakland found a shipping container full of this stuff from china, 70,000 items which led them to stores and storage spaces all over the bay area with more. they estimate it would have been worth $100 million if it was real. but some people admit they might have bought it either way. >> sometimes there's like good knockoffs, bad knockoffs. you get the good ones and more power to you. >> people want good high-end stuff but can't afford it so i feel like if they can get a knockoff and rock it, why not? [ laughter ] >> reporter: the feds are serious in this two-year operation. 11 people were arrested. store owners and clerks now facing up to 5 to 20 years in prison for trafficking or conspiring to traffic in counterfeit goods. >> they steal the work of others. they promote crime. they profit at the expense of american industry, american business, and american workers. >> reporter: but some shoppers wish law enforcement attention was spent somewhere else. >> a pure commercial akivity. police should take care of other things. >> reporter: if you possess one of these i
CBS
Mar 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
nightmare flight to china for travelers out of sfo. the passengers spent two days stop in alaska in route to shanghai. united airlines blighted, diverted the flight three hours after taking off because the restrooms were all broken. >> all three cabins, first-class business class and the other economy class is all broken. >> the next day the passengers boarded different plane but that airplanes cooling fan was not working so they left the airplane and spent another night in alaska. united offered those travelers hotel rooms and meals vouchers >> a massive containership has just made san francisco bay history. ken is on the water with mobile 5 >> there she blows, as they say. that is a fabulous, 1,200 ft. of her, and that is it the biggest ship in the day but that is the biggest ship in north america. it has just come under the golden gate about 15 minutes ago. it has an escort of three very large tugboats and the bar pilot president told us earlier is hard to bring this thing in. they need to send three different pilots aboard. it is a huge ship. >> unfortunately we did not have tha
CBS
Feb 23, 2011 5:00pm PST
month at l.a.x. the fake mac brushes are apparently made in china. they are sold online. they look real. but they are untested so they could be hazardous. how can you tell the difference? mac workers say that on a real brush from the company, where it was actually made will be embossed on the brush not just printed. >>> while the economy continues to struggle, some women are finding creative ways to get ahead. on the consumerwatch, julie watts shows us how home parties are making a comeback. julie. >> reporter: it's not your mother's tupperware party. stella and dot is part of a new generation of an old favorite creating quite a bit of buzz. >> greetings from you're von lady. >> reporter: it began in the '60s with avon. then came the tupperware parties. >> and it's really fun. >> reporter: well, now there's stella and do it. a san bruno-based jewelry company and the latest in a new generation of home party sales. >> this is 130. >> reporter: and after just one party, vicki berkowitz was hooked. >> i always was kind of the girl if people were having home parties, i'm busy that night
CBS
Aug 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
from china, 5,000 pounds and they are going to be stuck in there in the next several months. so we are getting a look here at what's the new bay bridge will look like when the lights go on. it will look like the cable, the self-standing suspension bridge, the world's biggest, and the lights will give you an idea about what it's going to look like. they say they are going to be done in the fall of 2013. that's 6 months early. and 22 years late. allen? >> absolutely. when do you that kind of math. mike, care. , don't step in any holes in the road. >> reporter: i'm standing still. >> thought we lost you the first time. don't want to lose you permanently. mike, take care, be careful, see you at 6:00. >> keep on that hard hat. >>> it could take another week before a fire outside yosemite national park is finally out. as of now the fire is about one- third contained. so far it burned nearly 5,000 acres. a 15-mile stretch of highway 140, which leads into the national park, that is still closed. the fire chased dozens of people out of their homes as well as the campgrounds yesterday and firefi
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Nov 1, 2010 5:00pm PDT
hp. >> i don't want to create jobs in china, i want them in chula vista. >> reporter: she tapped into the economy. >> when you think something is going in the wrong direction do you go in and say "i think i'll vote for barbara boxer who has been there 28 years"? >> both races have been close. it's only in the last couple of days democrats have pulled ahead with brown and boxer leading whitman and fiorina. republicans are going to have to depend on the enthusiasm gap to try to make up the difference. >> hours to go. simon, thanks so much. we're going to have extensive coverage of tomorrow's voting and the results here on cbs5 with our election special 9:00 p.m. to 11:00, then a special edition of "eyewitness news" from 11:00 p.m. to midnight. >>> checking some other bay area headlines for you, an overnight fire has caused $2 million damage to two san jose businesses. investigators say the fire started at the savoy cafe north 10th street a about 2:30. the cafe and a recycling business were both destroyed. the cause of the fire is under investigation tonight. >>> a 0-year-old girl is rec
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the auto industry? >> reporter: mitt romney is airing a new commercial in ohio saying workers in china benefited from the auto bailout. at a rally outside columbus, the president fired back. >> you don't scare hard working americans just to scare up some votes. >> reporter: with the race tight in nine swing states, both candidates will sprint through battleground states this weekend trying to win over a shrinking number of undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> a bay area mother reached for a baseball bat and fought off burglars who broke into her home. da lin talked with the family this afternoon. this isn't first time their home has been burglarized. >> reporter: not the first time. the second time the same house has beentargeted, and this time the home owner said enough is enough and fought back. >>> reporter: a 55-year-old dan used this aluminum baseball bat to chase off two would-be burglars, their second attempt to break in, in nine details. the woman declined to talk on camera. her 22-year-old daughter says her
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Aug 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> the center found a dangerous levels of lead in 15 varieties of fruit flavor candy from hongkong china and taiwan. >> the summer time is time for outdoors but also insect bites. >> your on vacation but forgot to pack insect repellent and now your scratching. don't get mad, get out your cosmetics bad. if you brought along antiperspirant, put some on the bug bite. the aluminum salt will help your body reabsorbs the liquid city in the well to relieving the it. take a cotton ball and dip it in mouthwash and davit on the bite. it brought along a tube of preparation h, a little bit we'll do. it contains a painkiller that also relieves the pain and poison oak. or attack the itch with alka- seltzer. dissolve in water, soap a cotton ball and davit on the bug bites. and ingredient helps neutralize the bite by reducing the,,,,,,,, >> here is what we're working on for the 6:00 news. on the surface it looks like a quaint california town but it is getting a lot of attention because of the oil that lies beneath it. the extraction process raising the alarm from environmentalists. a divine combination,
CBS
Jun 10, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. beware there are complaints about five different wedding gown companies based in china. now, most of the complaints have to do with the delivery problems. their advice, read reviews from other customers before you buy and if you do buy online always pay by credit card so you will have some protection and if you buy online and you don't get your dress, call us at 1-888-5- helps-u or head to cbssf.com/consumerwatch. >>> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,, a dentist who can tickle your teeth and make you laugh? dr. kim mu tells us about a pediatric dent keeps his young patients smiling. >>> most kids dread the dentist but what about a dentist who makes them laugh? >> dr. kim mulvihill reports. >> i'm having so much fun. >> thanks for staying that. >> reporter: this dentist, mike king, tries to get his young patients to laugh with jokes and magic tricks. >> you will be amazed. >> reporter: dr. king uses comedy to ease the fears and anxiety of children. >> a pediatric dentist should do one thing, make the child enjoy going to the dentist. >> reporter: funny sunglasses and toys don't hurt either
CBS
Jun 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
a china based company that manufactures solid state computer hard drives. the operations director says the thieves made off with about 2000 of the devices >> the average value is 250-$300 per piece so it is probably more than a half-million dollars' worth of product >> the officers told him that due to budget cuts and staff reduction, it could take more than one year for the prince to be analyzed >> it seemed like they were in different >> so he decided to do a little bit of detective work for his own. he says the devices cannot easily be sold and he has contacted clients to be aware of the cheap offers for drives and had just posted notes on craigslist.com and ebay. he says they knew what they were after because they left a laptop and a big screen tv behind. even discovered a footprint >> i think it was a small guy who carried the box >> he is not angry with the cops, he understands their dilemma but he wants his merchandise back >> to be honest, it is not a high probability >> he is asking for the public's help. he says the company is considering a reward for the devices and he
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm PST
here coming from all over the world. we talked to folks from china and from australia who wanted to be here in the cold weather just to watch that ball drop. >> whoo! >> reporter: they arrived early. >> 5 a.m. >> 4:00 in the morning. >> reporter: from all corners of the world. >> from australia. >> reporter: one million people together braving freezing temperatures to celebrate the start of 2013 in the new year's mecca, times square. >> i love it. cold! >> very exciting though. >> everyone has gone through an extensive security screening from thousands of extra police officers, new york's police commission describing this as the safest place in the world. the most anticipated event of the night, the one-minute long ball drop from high on top of the times building. the giant ball made up of waterford crystals made a practice run earlier. with the sun now down and temperatures around freezing at midnight, the most coveted item is hand warmers. >> they are in here somewhere. yup. >> i just stuck some in my boots and i think the hand warmers are going to save me today. >> reporter: reve
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 5:00pm PDT
jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. drug test. >> the judge warned it would happen and it did. lindsay lohan is back behind bars after failing a drug test. she appeared in court this morning. after the 10-minute hearing she was handcuffed and immediately sent to jail, where she will remain until another hearing next month. lohan's father says there are people in his daughter's life who are leading her on the wrong path. >> she hasn't gotten help for addiction yet. see this doesn't make the right decisions. >> that's right. >> she doesn't know better. >> lohan posted a tweet last week admitting she had failed her drug test and was prepared to face the consequences. this is her third time in jail. she was twice released early due to overcrowding, but it won't happen this time around because it isn't a jail sentence. >>> a
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Oct 18, 2010 5:00pm PDT
even offering plates of locally made cheeses on china plates. you know if it's a hit there it's going to be popping up at other starbucks locations across the country. starbucks reps say they want to geoff the coffee shop a feeling of an all-day cafe and apparently much of the night too. cbs evening news coming up next. nd dangerous. she's for risky new oil drilling that could threaten our jobs. fiorina's plan would mean slashing social security and medicare, which would devastate seniors. and she'd make abortion a crime. no wonder fiorina is endorsed by sarah palin. carly fiorina. just too extreme for california. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message.
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
as a matter of fact, woo brought his family over from china decades ago. that's according to some friends of his at the woo family welfare association. he has been president of that organization for some time and that is a group that helped new immigrants settle in america. so we're just getting this news release. what they are telling us here, in essence, is that two people have died here, the woman, 78 years old, her name has not been released, that is the wife of dennis woo, as well as the suspect. they were both taken to the hospital and they were -- they died at the hospital. and i should add, here, that according to this news release there will be a community meeting pertaining to the officer involved shooting at the richmond recreational center 6:00 at 18 avenue between clement and california. we'll bring you more details as we get them liz. >> joe vasquez, thank you. >> all right. >>> an officer involved shooting was caught on tape by police. police say a city-issued la pell camera showed what happened when a cop shot and killed a suspect on september 25th. it happened on
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May 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
bentley's brand chicken and turkey for months. made in china is sold at pet smart. the fda has received more than 500 complaints since november from dog's getting sick or dying from several board brands of jerky treats imported from china. >> the fda has done a fairly poor job of notifying the consumers >> the veterinarian says the fda has never named brands or issued a recall but it has none of a problem with some of the streets since 2007. the fda is actively investigating reports of chicken turkey but scientists have not been able to determine a definitive cause for the illness, nor has a contaminant in found >> you cannot deny the link >> in majority of the brands imported from china are still being sold. the attorney says based on the number of complaints, store should consider pulling them >> it is not good for big business to disregard safety >> pet smart says it has no plans to poll watch future cast. by tomorrow morning's commute in the far reaches of the north bay we start to see a hint of light precipitation but as we gradually start to send it falls apart and diminishes any
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Oct 6, 2010 5:00pm PDT
to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] 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. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer, and i approved this message. now it integrates your work e-mail, so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. he worked his whole life, served his country defending our freedoms, and depends on social security. so, who would want to privatize it? corporate lawyer david harmer. harmer's social security privatization plan would cut guaranteed benefits and gamble with social security on wall street. while we worry, harmer's wall street friends would make billions in profits from privatization. david harmer. a
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Mar 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
china and not the u.s.. >> the one thing you do not know is whose manufacturing base will it support. will it support our manufacturing base in california and our country? or will it support manufacturing of state owned enterprises in china and other countries? >> the billboards are at two prominent locations as drivers approached the macarthur maze. >> never wait on hold again, that is a promise from one company to says it will stay on hold for you. we checked out if lucy phone is for real. >> the bay area has more hybrid's than anywhere else in the country. what is behind our love for all things hybrid >> the evening everyone, it is our high-definition doppler radar in search of raindrops. the,,,, >> for the second straight year people in the bay area brought home the highest number of hybrid cars in 2011. that thing behind you is hybrid as well >> yes, a lot of people have asked us allot about mobile 5. with me show you just to prove the point, we are hybrid so we are cutting edge just like a lot of people in the bay area right now. we have a lot of them rolling on the streets, we
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Aug 31, 2011 5:00pm PDT
profitable with its innovative panel technology. but in the competitive marketplace, china has risen to be the dominant player by offering solar panels at lower cost. >> silicon valley is not low cost. >> reporter: russ hancock with joint venture silicon valley says solyndra's bankruptcy is more evidence that the solar industry is going through a shake-out period where only a handful of the strongest companies will survive. >> solyndra is not the first one. there have been three other bankruptcies of major solar companies. does that mean solar is not viable? no. this see from is shaking out. industries do that. this industry is shaking out. this is the early evolution of the industry. this happens. >> reporter: one company doing better in the solar industry is here in fremont, as well. the company is called solaria and elizabeth, ironically, solaria is looking for a larger space. so this is just becoming available. that company may be growing into this place and hopefully, may be good news for some of the workers who may be able to transfer their skills to the newer company but a lot ha
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
not have an american auto industry today. we would be buying cars from china instead of selling cars to china. >> reporter: the president was off the campaign trail today. he did a series of interviews with tv and radio stations. the new economic numbers come as the latest "associated press" poll shows likely voters with more confidence in mitt romney than president obama to handle the economy. 51% to 44%. at the white house, i'm tara mergener for cbs 5. >>> i'm ken bastida in mobile5 in south fremont. we are going to show you what it took to dig a tunnel through the middle of the city to build a new bart station. >> tea gets a lot of credit but the one thing added to your tea that destroys the health benefits. ,,,,,,,,,,,, to mobile 5 and ken bastidah a first look at the newly completed bart expansion in fremont's warm springs area. n, this is quite a m >>> let's go out live to mobile 5 and ken bastida with a first look at the newly completed bart expansion in fremont's warm springs area. ken, you know, this is quite a milestone. >> reporter: yeah. it's going to take a while to
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Jul 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
including his brother-in-law he was shown on serious that syrian tv for a third time russia and china rejected a u.n. resolution that threat nonmilitary sanctions against syria. authorities have not surveillance video they believe the bond an airport in bulgaria and killing five israeli tourists. the islamic group denies involvement officials are using dna samples to id the bomber said to be caring a fake michigan driver's license. former presidential candidate michelle bachman take see from her own party accused a state department aide of having ties to an extreme muslims. the minnesota congressman is not backing down. >>> michelle bachman faces more criticism over allegations that an aide to hillary clinton may have ties to aegis muslim brotherhood. >>> the minnesota commerce woman and four other conservative lawmakers sent letters to intelligence officials pointing cleansed up the chief of staff, they're wrong " of the dean has three family members connected to muslim brotherhood operatives and organizations. i've been was born in united states her marriage to former congressman an
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
suspects trying to leave the country. >> we'd know it occurs in china and there are cases in boston, new york, chicago, l.a. and san francisco >> with approximately 50 reported victim so far of the da believes there are more. >> they are embarrassed and they don't want to report it to the police which is why we need to educate our seniors. >> the suspects were arrested and are believed to be from china and are facing charges of grand theft, extortion and fraud. police hope the publicity will motivate more victims to come forward. it was a call. >> education is the key >> especially in situations like this. it is their,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. to
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Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm PDT
shipped jobs to china. and while californians lost their jobs, fiorina tripled her salary. bought a million dollar yacht. and five corporate jets. i'm proud of what i did at hp. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. outsourcing jobs. out for herself. [ barbara boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school board members. he gets it, and promises better schools. but the drop out rate increases 50%. the school budget goes into a 100 million dollar deficit. the schools become so bad the state has to take them over. it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now. website making it easier to dig >>> you want to know more about your neighbor, your significant other or your boss? there is a new website that is making it easier now to dig up personal information about the people now and some privacy groups have a real problem with this. >> reporter: beverly gannon has an unlisted phone number but as we showed her it's t
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Jan 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
and prostate cancer combined. scientists from ucsf, kaiser permanente and china teamed up to study a molecular test that could make a huge difference. every year, 150,000 americans die from lung cancer. most are linked to cigarette smoke. but environmental factors and genetics also play a role. early diagnosis is key. but it's not enough. almost half of all patients with early stage lung cancer already have microscopic metastatic disease. undetectable clumps of cancer cells that grow into tumors in the months and years after surgery. >> 35, even 40 or 50% of the patients will recur with their cancer and tragically when patients recur from lung cancer they die from it. >> reporter: a new molecular test to assess risk could change that. >> i think it's a breakthrough. >> what step are you doing now? >> reporter: a doctor head of thoracic surgery at ucsf led an international team of scientists. their findings found their tests outperformed standard tests from today. >> over 1500 patients we corroborated the same findings that the 14 genes were forecasting for low, intermediate or high
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Jul 29, 2010 5:00pm PDT
our tastebuds. these nuts all appear to come from china and like their korean cousins are smaller and cheaper than the mediterranean variety. but thanks to a beetle infestation, mediterranean pine nuts are now in short supply. chef daniel schroeder owner of a san francisco restaurant only uses american pine nuts even for his traditional sicilian spinach. >> they are good. they taste good. they taste right. they are not as expensive as the imported genovese pine nuts but they are expensive and definitely more than the chinese pine nuts. >> reporter: the chef says in his restaurant not a single customer has ever complained of pine mouth. >> internet. we toast our nuts. we refrigerate our nuts. >> reporter: but since last june, the fda has received 83 complaints of pine mouth. the agency is looking for a cause. and that gives michelle some comfort. >> i'm not alone. now my friends say, you aren't crazy. that's good. i mean about that. >> reporter: just don't expect her to work with pine nuts anytime soon. >> she is not crazy and neither are you. >>> starting today you can turn in more ty
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Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
facility, part of a week-long trade mission to china, japan and south korea. >>> a senior adviser to senator barbara boxer has resigned. this is after u.s. capitol police say he was trying to carry marijuana into a senate building. politico reports that marcus stanley was going through security at the hart office building in washington yesterday when an officer saw him allegedly trying to conceal a green leafy substance which turned out to be pot. substantially appears in court tomorrow. >>> near san ramon this morning investigators busted a big marijuana growing operation in a remote area in the wilderness. almost 2,000 pot plants were found. one man was arrested, another got away. it was elaborate and well hidden. >> the terrain was extremely rugged for the officers to get there. they had to hike in on foot. it took them about an hour. >> it's worth about a quarter million dollars. it's possible the operation could be linked to a mexican drug cartel. >>> a 200-pound caper in the south bay. the back alley exchange to deliver a statue back to its fightful owner. >>> no money for bus
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Nov 15, 2011 5:00pm PST
the market is right now. there's tremendous demand in china right now for this crab. >> if a price hike is agreed to, it's likely the processors will absorb most of it, not the consumer this. season, by the way -- this season, by the way, expected to be one of the most plentiful in years. >>> city leaders are calling a slow-moving landslide down in los angeles a life-threatening hazard. the slide created this huge break in the coastal road. this is san pedro. it's been closed by the city since september. the city crews are building a fence. they are installing floodlights as well. they want to keep people out. right now the city says there is no immediate danger to any of the nearby buildings or homes. >>> roberta, it's been clear, cool, crisp, but it may be changing? >> it's done. >> oh, no. >> one more day of full-on sunshine before we see a big change in the forecast. i'm not talking just about precipitation but cooler temperatures, as well. our live cbs 5 weather camera, when i saw this come you, i went aww! you have to do that, too. official sundown 4:58. visibility unlimit fr
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Jul 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
that might have fooled the employees. it's in china where apple is experiencing incredible growth. workers have the familiar blue t-shirts, the apple logo. there is the classic apple winding staircase there. the products even seem real. it's not really clear if they are fake or not what gives the store away to at least one blogger the stairs were poorly made and the paint wasn't quite right. and the certain clue, apple never puts the words "apple store" on the front of any of its buildings. ever. >>> well, we know what's not fake is this gorgeous weather! roberta is here to tell us more about it. >> a jump up in temperatures today, a good 10 degrees in many of our locations. good evening, everybody. let me just get out of the way so you can take a beautiful view from dublin inspiration circle looking towards mount diablo standing 3,849 feet tall and you can see it because the air quality is good and the visibility is unlimited. compare that with telegraph hill, where today so far in san francisco, the high has been near 70 degrees. and again, unlimited visibility. looking at our l
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Jan 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
in the work to get there. >> reporter: this is the women's world boxing championships in china where she has a good shot at qualifying for the 2012 olympics. she starts training in spokane next month. but she already started. >> a typical day, i'm up at 6:00, running at work from 8:30 to 5:00. here from 5:30 until about 7:30. i go and i grab some food and then go to "24 hour fitness." >> reporter: her record nine out of 11 and she remembers the first win. >> it was a special moment. to have your hand raised in victory, everything paid off. >> reporter: a san francisco native she grew up on the tough streets of the bayview where she often had to defends herself. had he grandmother died in jonestown, guyian yeah, in 1978, shot because she wouldn't bring the poison. she keeps her picture on her desk. >> i wasn't alive so i never got to meet her. >> a woman that worked as hard as she do, make it easier for me. >> reporter: her shots are punishing. she is planning on making pugilistic history one way or the other. >> i'm going to a world class athlete, in the history books, an olympian. >
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Apr 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
scary part >> inside his class was debra, a student from china >> i thought someone was joking because i never had been through this kind of thing >> they ran for their lives >> i heard the gunshots, like five or six and after i heard a woman scream and then my teacher ran outside and looked and you heard and said somebody has a gun, run >> students say the police were on the scene quickly >> our swat team cleared the building quickly and they discovered additional victims at which time they were rescued from the building and received medical attention >> island hospital says at least five people were rushed in, clearly underdressed when they arrived. a lifetime of repercussions for a crime that only took a few moments. >> it was fast >> not even one or two minutes, it happened really quick >> because the students left so quickly they had to leave behind their possessions including their cars because it is a closed crime scene and will remain one for several hours. students say that in hindsight it seems insignificant knowing how close they came to death. >> we're learning more
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Oct 6, 2011 5:00pm PDT
energy companies in order to compete with china and other countries. >>> the laid-off workers at solyndra are in the same boat as millions of other unemployed workers. they have no job and they have no health insurance. on the consumerwatch, julie watts explains some have a lot more to lose besides their benefits. >> electronic technician through a temp agency. >> reporter: ronald is looking for a job one of the 1100 people left unemployed when the high-profile fremont company solyndra shut its doors. >> when we came to work on august 31st, they told everybody to stick around for a meeting. >> reporter: and at that meeting these employees learned august 31st would be their last day. and to make matters worse, if they didn't use all the money they contributed to their flex spending accounts by the end of the day they would lose it. >> that's one of the terms of the plan that is a downside. >> reporter: the human resources person at cbs 5 says they are fsas allow to you set aside a tax-free portion of your paycheck each year to pay for specific expenses usually medical. however...
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Jan 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
china, a luggage tag. the actual ship considered sacred has not been touched. one person recovered many of the delicate items himself. his favorite a little ceramic souvenir. >> i don't know what it was. but each time i saw it on expedition, i said i like this object. >> reporter: on april 11, exactly 100 years to the day of the titanic's maiden voyage, all the items will be auctioned off. but everything must be sold to one buyer. a judge ordered the collection worth nearly $200 million to be kept together to preserve its historic value for the public. >> it's a remarkable collection. it's an honor to work with it. and you really actually sort of in your research start thinking of everyone on the ship as a friend. >> reporter: researchers hope to return to the debris field. there are countless more items to recover. manuel gallegus, cbs news, new york. >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. hundreds of lucky grocery store shoppers hacked. why some banks refuse to reimburse the victims and even dropping them as customers. the cbs 5 consumerwatch exclusive. and
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Feb 23, 2012 5:00pm PST
a rough homecoming for a sunnyvale family vacationing in china. their home was destroyed in an early-morning fire. a neighbor spotted the flames at 1:00 this morning because the family's car were parked in the driveway. firefighters initially thought the family was inside. but it was too dangerous to stage a rescue. luckily, no one was inside the house. the cause of the fire is unknown. >>> tonight an investigation is under way after seven u.s. marines died when two military helicopters collided during a training exercise near yuma, arizona. it happened last night at 8:00 over remote mountain terrain. all 7 marines were scheduled to be deployed to afghanistan. >>> and san jose state is getting more applications than ever. but many would-be students would soon find out they won't be. len ramirez on why state budget cuts could leave them on the cut list. len. >>> reporter: it used to be here at san jose state that you would be given preference over other students from other parts of the state if you lived in santa clara county even if your grades were just a little lower. that preferen
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Oct 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
, it will expand its business in china. the announcement continues a declining trend for gap which began if 2007. >> a warning to parents to check the booster seats. why nearly half don't make the safety grade. >> chaotic. >> you've heard of a life coach but a mommy coach? from planning dinner to play dates, how a south bay woman is helping moms tackle motherhood. >> my body is happier. >> first she did it to get healthy, then she took it to the next level. the weight loss totals after our dr. kim started living like a cav man. >>> the coast is clear. wall-to-wall sunshine from the coast to our inland areas. now how this day will differ from your weekend. the pinpoint forecast as eyewitness news continues. ,, last n r two weeks as a >>> dr. kim continues her series live like a caveman. tonight we see how she does it on her own after two weeks as a study subject. >> reporter: eating lean meats, plants and healthy fats produced dramatic results in short order. however, now i wanted to lose some weight and i wanted to see how that would work with paleo. and would i be as healthy? i sh
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May 12, 2011 5:00pm PDT
effect on any energy. >> reporter: power balance one of the market leaders is made in china of plastic and comes with a hologram that the company says is programmed to mimic eastern philosophy. >> helps with endurance, balance flexibility and strength. >> we have a group of 10 people with varying degrees of physical fitness to put the power band to the test. looking at balance, strength, flexibility and jumping. but without their knowledge, only three got the real bracelets. the others got this one purchased at the dollar store. >> push down -- >> reporter: our test subjects wearing real bands saw immediate results. >> actually taking all... >> reporter: so did the dollar store bracelets. in fact, everyone improved their balance, flexibility and they all jumped higher. but why do these bands seem to work? >> what i have to demonstrate for you -- >> reporter: experts say in demonstrations the testers always tried the band second never first so they have already set a goal to beat. they say a second strength or flexibility test will always be better with or without the band. and as for o
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Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
about iran, ending the war in afghanistan and the u.s. economic relationship with china. polls show the economy is by far the most important issue to voters. so both candidates are also expected to bring it up in their foreign policy answers. and for more perspective we bring in cbs 5 political analyst joe tuman. joe, welcome. >> yes. >> reporter: let's talk about the format. the desk is small. >> we call this a roundtable format that creates the illusion of people sitting around the table having an informal conversation, a little less pressure and hopefully they can get into more detail. >> they will be encouraged to talk to each other. >> and to the moderator and look as if you're watching people sitting around a table having coffee and chewing the fat as it were even though it's up on a stage. so that's an illusion. that's what we'll see when we see it on tv. >> tens of millions of people watching. one thing always gets a lot of attention in a debate. >> when governor romney was asked the direct question in the last debate about equal pay for equal work for women, what did he tal
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Jun 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
eyewitness news at 6:00. >> i'm don ford at china camp state park. could a single dollar keep the entire park system open? one man believes so. i'll have the story coming up. >> and at this point, there is no turning back. so how much will it cost to dig from at&t park to chinatown? we are going to break it down foot by foot. so we'll have that and much more at 6:00. >> i'm thinking the cost per foot of digging is not going to be clean. >> no. it would be like housing maybe per-square-foot. >> thanks for watching us at 5:00. "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is coming up next. we are back at 6:00. >> caption codo
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Jan 26, 2011 5:00pm PST
low 60s with the abundance of clear skies. it's clear in china basin at 65 the official high in san francisco. up from the average high of 59 degrees. and castro valley due east at 60. out and about, it's a mild evening in progress but we will see the return of the stratus to the north and to the eastern portion 6 our district. it is the tule fog that will seep into those valley. i would not be surprised and cannot rule out that possibility of a dense fog advisory in effect later tonight. otherwise, 39 colder tonight in santa rosa to 51 along the seashore and the central bay. looks like we still center that stagnant ridge of high pressure not going anywhere very quickly. count tomorrow the ninth straight day of record warmth here in the bay area. then the bottom falls out as the ridge begins to erode and we see an onshore flow by friday afternoon. rainfall precipitation of normal stacking up like this. 72% -- no chance of rain until after february 8. temperatures tomorrow all the way up to 27 in oakland. looks like the extended forecast does call for partly cloudy conditions over th
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Oct 27, 2010 5:00pm 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.
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Dec 29, 2010 5:00pm PST
, thanks so much. >>> meanwhile, the fresno county coroner has confirmed a body found at china peak ski resort is the snowboarder that went missing earlier this week. search crews found peter shelby yesterday afternoon off a ski run in deep powder. he separated from his cousin while snowboarding monday afternoon and never returned to his car at the end of the day. >>> a continental airlines flight from cleveland landed at sfo this morning 11 hours late. the plane's crew was stuck in new jersey because of the blizzard. but in a way, those passengers were lucky. some stranded travelers might not get home until the new year. patience is running thin at airports. other travelers at the cleveland airport were so desperate to catch a flight that police had to push them back from the gate. sunday's storm cancelled more than 7,000 flights across the country. days later hundreds are still waiting. >> found out just now that they rescheduled my 6 a.m. flight that was supposed to leave this morning for thursday. >> take it one day at a time. pretend like it's some expedition like a camping trip. >
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Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
, separate restrooms. it primarily serves china, taiwan, australia. >> we have been spoiled. we have been totally spoiled and now it's time to kind of face reality of the rainy season. >>> i hate to say it, but we need the rain. folks love the sunshine. you've gotten outside, haven't you? now it's time to pay the piper. we are talking about a significant deficit of rainfall in our rainy season. we got a lot in november and december, zero in january. mount diablo hiding behind the clouds. we have had clouds outside but they are thinning out. that is our san jose cam. a beautiful sunset with partly sunny skies. livermore 54. oakland 57. even when we get a front moving through as it moved through today we cannot get any rainfall. that will change this week. kpix 5 hi-def doppler is dry once again. we are 0 for february us this far. we are going to clear things out tonight. that means another chilly night. get the heater ready in san rafael. 39. 38 concord. redwood city 40. you notice the morning was a lot cloudier than the afternoon. that's because the boundary moved through. and now we
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Jun 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
send jobs to china and india. mitt romney spent his morning attacking obama care. romney is promising to replace along with what he calls common sense reforms. homes selling for 30 percent more than asking price. the reason that shuttle buses are driving the numbers up. >> when you think of drowning you might think of splashing and screaming for help but a real drowning is less dramatic. the subtle signs that a swimmer is in trouble >> on subscribing from junk e- mail,,,,,, >> developing news, tropical storm debby has made landfall hitting the northwest coast of florida this afternoon with wind at 40 m.p.h.. it has drenched florida for four days, already causing flooding in several communities. it should weaken to a tropical depression by tonight. >> in l.a. county in 19 vehicle pileup smashed up cars and backed up traffic. at least 15 people were hurt, two of them critically. it created quite a headache for commuters. >> a family from livermore will have quite a story to tell when they get back from vacation in hawaii. their 16 year-old daughter survived a shark attack off of maui. i
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Aug 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
kiel's that they are fake from china. customs seized more than 20,000 pairs of them. if they were real they would be worth about $18 million. >> why would they be worth $18 million? >> i don't know, because they cost a lot of money. >> if i had a parent my closet my problems would be solved. >> temperatures around the bay area today came up around two or six degrees. 87 in concord, a 63 at sfo. 79 in santa rosa. it will be stickier as we get into the weekend because of subtropical moisture coming in from the south. 90 degree temperatures continue and there is a chance of thunderstorms in the bay area. i have high pressure over the four corners with low pressure offshore that is bringing out all of this. right around yosemite, you see those blossoms south of lake tahoe. those thunderstorms produce rain at yosemite this afternoon and as we get more of that mr. coming up from what was tropical storm hector, we could get build up tomorrow and saturday and we will see what happens. tonight looks good with mostly clear skies. it will be humid which is somewhat rare for the bay area. the
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