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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 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
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
CBS
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.
CBS
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
CBS
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CBS
Jul 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
china and now some are outraged. >> hundreds of thousands of e- mail act. the reason the hacker say they were doing yahoo! a favor. >> millions were overcharged,,,, >> congress is in an uproar over the teen usa official olympic uniforms. it is not how they look on the outside, it is what they say on the inside >> we're talking about media in china label, it has really caused an uproar on capitol hill. a congressional leader pointed out there were some 6000 vacant manufacturing jobs in the u.s. so why are we sending this work overseas? we came to palo alto to speak with a former olympian. when the u.s. olympic athletes march in the opening ceremonies there often beaming with american pride and rightly so. this year they will be where in the red white and blue designed by ralph lauren but the label inside was a made in china, and that has infuriated some members of congress >> i'm so upset that i think the olympic committee should be ashamed of themselves, a called uniforms and burn them and start all over again. if they have to wear nothing but a singlet that is painted by hand, that
CBS
Jan 19, 2011 5:00pm PST
. visit by china's president stirred debate from washington, d.c. to san francisco. a small protest was held outside the chinese consulate at geary and laguna in san francisco today. demonstrators said, truth, compassion, forbearance, and fallon gong is a spiritual movement banned in china. >>> a state dinner is under way. there will be salad, lobster, ribeye steak. the wine a russian river chardonnay and apple pie for dessert. jean quan and ed lee are attending the dinner. >>> earlier they promised cooperation on trade. it was a day of pomp followed by meetings and press conferences and a rare admission from the chinese leader on human rights. this afternoon, president hu said a lot needs to be done to improve china's record. president obama said that he has seen chinese attitudes evolve over the years. >> my expectation is that 30 years from now, we will have seen further evolution and further change. >> on trade, china announced deals that will bring in $45 billion in trade to the united states. president obama said those agreements will help create more than 230,000 jobs. >>> coming
CBS
Oct 15, 2010 5:00pm PDT
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. we're coming up on a big weekend >>> here's what we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. we are coming up on a big weekend of baseball, but already some very bad baseball news for fans in the south bay. what may deliver the fatal blow to plans to bring the as to san jose. so that's coming up at 6:00. but first, we have the nl c s anticipation building in philly where the giants will face the phillies. the giants got into town last night for game one of the nlcs. outfielder pat burrell, renteria, uribe, all of them spotted making their way off the bus. a late-night. the giants are looking for the first pennant since 2002. so anticipation is building in san
CBS
Jun 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
in china say they have a herd of cows that rivals the best of the breast. >> our modified cow milk contains properties of human milk including proteins and antibodies. >> reporter: they inserted the human gene that codes for milk production into the dna of dairy cows. they now have these holsteins in their herd. the milk say scientists taste stronger and sweeter than human breast milk. argentina is also milking it. last week scientists presented the country's first transgenic cow to the media at a press conference. the cow also produces a human- like milk. both argentina and china are racing to get their product to market. the reaction was mixed in san francisco. >> not happy about that. i still think you should separate animals from people. >> just because you can do something doesn't mean you should. >> i think it's great for people who can, you know, do breast milk for whatever health issues. >> reporter: now, the genetically modified milk is supposedly 80% identical to human breast milk. the chinese scientists hope to have an affordable form of the milk on the market in three y
CBS
Oct 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
public schools a priority again. as ceo, 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. a retired cop who was born a man, now fighting to compete as a woman. what >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. a retired cop who was born a man now fighting to compete as a woman. what are the rules of the game for transgendered athletes? >>> $60 million in less than three weeks to go. what's in meg whitman and jerry brown's playbook as the governor's race enters the home stretch? we are going to have that and more at 6:00. >> thank you. >>> students in east palo alto had a special visitor today. is it [ inaudible ] ♪ [ music ] >> the dalai lam
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 5:00pm PDT
somewhere else. [ male 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. take part in a controversial >>> well, today santa clara county leaders decided they don't want to take part in a controversial federal program aimed at illegal immigrants. len ramirez on what today's decision means for law enforcement. >> reporter: information sharing particularly fingerprint data is crucial to law enforcement as they try and solve crimes. but in this case, santa clara county decided to opt out of a certain kind of information sharing program because of who the information is shared with. >>> reporter: when inmates are booked into santa clara county jail, what happens to their fingerprint information. >> i don't have to do this. i don't want to do this. >> reporter: the board of supervisors made it clear, voting unanimousl
CBS
Jul 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
china second or killed their pets. they filed a lawsuit against an arena a the fda has been unable to identify and the specific toxins' responsible for illnesses even though it has been getting complaints against 2007 the fda cannot legally recall a product pet owners want stores and manufacturers to voluntarily recall. the fda inspected the plants that make the streets but will not release the results. it has issued a warning about treats made in china. we should note this is not the only brand facing scrutiny. >>> united states faces the biggest drop in half a century hitting midwest ranchers hard, it will likely drive up food prices, 55 percent of the continental u.s. in an extreme drought 80 percent is abnormally dry this summer climatologist label this year's dry spell a flashed out. roberta in the bay area i could not notice it was really missed the almost wrinkling. >>> we have a de a marine layer. a great observation there. this is summertime in san francisco blanketed in a deck of low clouds and patchy fog. that is the scene now. in san francisco 59 degrees. very windy and ou
CBS
Dec 9, 2010 5:00pm PST
manufacturers in china some extra incentives to speed that project along. now it plans to have the span open in both directions at the end of 2013. >> that's great that it's ahead of schedule. >> a lot of backups near harrison and south of marketed so pumped up for that. >> the project costs $6.3 billion higher than originally expected. that won't change. the main purpose of the project, the seismic retrofit to make it saferrer in case of earthquake. it will not add any new lanes of traffic. >> minor earthquake off the coast of california, 3.5 quake hitting about 42 miles west of petrolia about 50 miles south of eureka. it was just after 3:00 in the afternoon. no reports of any injuries or damage. >>> well it has happened again. another flare-up at an east bay oil refinery but this one is tapering off tonight. tesoro's golden eagle refinery near martinez reported a partial power outage about 10:30 a.m. several units shut down. the flares activated. the smoke prompted a health advisory but air quality monitors did not detect any odors. just last month a shelter in place warning was issue
CBS
Jul 5, 2011 5:00pm PDT
chinese english who doesn't speak much english and still lives by the customs of china. she contacted consumerwatch when she received two pg&e bills totaling $90,000. turns out they were from grace's former tenant. friends of friends who for three months rented out a unit grace owns in san francisco's sunset district. according to this police report, they ran a thriving marijuana farm inside that unit with electricity they stole bypassing grace's pg&e meter. >> i never see there anybody. never see this people. every month my friends give me rental money. >> reporter: what grace did renting an apartment to a friend of a friend without a background check is common in immigrant communities like san francisco's chinatown. it's even more common among new immigrants. >> they took advantage of her. >> reporter: lieutenant troy dangerfield of the san francisco police department says i am frantz and the elderly are easy prey for criminals. >> having a family member or friend do that interview process with you, you need to check on the people you're renting too. >> reporter: good advi
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Jan 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
shipped to countries like china. right now due to the age and size of the port, redwood city can only handle one big ship like that at a time but when the new wharves are built they will handle 2 at once and that will mean more blue collar good wage jobs. >> there's hundreds of jobs in the port. >> reporter: len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> another corporate giant is hoping to tap into the wealth of technology in silicon valley. ford motor company is going to open a research lab near stanford. the lab will look for new ways to integrate phones and other personal devices in our cars. ford also wants to develop safety systems that alert drivers when they are approaching another vehicle. which might be good if we're all using our phones. the lab is set to open in the next few months. set to open right now, the door to the weekend, roberta. >> absolutely. who is first in line? >> you are! >> at least the next 42 minutes, we have a high surf advisory in effect. good evening, everybody. that high surf advisory for the entire state of california, the coastline but for us the northwest-facing bea
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Apr 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
winds have dialed back out of the northwest at nine. 19-mile-per-hour winds at china basin in san francisco. in the mid-60s in san jose with partly cloudy skies. north winds at 15. and san ramon's winds have now begun to subside, as well. winds will continue to increase out of the northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour with increasing cloud cover. overnight tonight low 40s from santa rosa through the trivalley. 47 san jose. upper 40s and to 50 degrees from oakland through piedmont into alameda. we have a trough that's to the north of the bay area. it has been throwing some clouds into our forecast. this is going to divert the area of low pressure to the north of us. when you have two systems close together, it cause what we allude to as a pressure gradient. and that's why we have some very windy conditions on tap for your thursday. that's going to blow the pollen around. tree count on the medium to high side. grasses also medium to high for all of us allergy sufferers. tomorrow, thursday, northwest gusty winds 20 to 30 miles per hour before beginning to lighten up by the evening commut
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Sep 16, 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. comprehend. "i thought a plane had crashed..." "people were just screaming, man." "i've b service 31 years >>> coming up at 6:00, 7 days later and it's still hard to comprehend. >> i thought it was an airplane going down. >> people were just screaming. >> i have been in the service for 31 years and never seen anything like it. >> tonight, as best we can, a look back at the horror as it unfolded this time last week. >>> i'm visually impairing, hearing-impaired, mobile impaired, but then the brain still is working. so i'm going to learn as much as i can. >> a couple of months back we introduced you to ida cotton who just got her master's degree. only problem, she didn't have a place to live. tonight the happy ending we have been waiting for. that and more at 6:00. that's it for u
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Oct 19, 2010 5:00pm PDT
this is what it was like being around china basin today. >> programs! programs! >> loyal giants fan in need of one ticket, please. come on! you need tickets but you got tickets. >> that's right, my man. you just figured it out. you go to stanfo or cam? >> some people are making a fortune. >> some people think it's good karma. >> watch this. >> 50. >> oh. >> that's 150 for one. >> oh, no, no. you can't scalp a scalper. what are you talking about? you don't make money off me. it's vice versa. >> you guys going glen is. >> i wish. we are just out here right now just celebrating. >> we are still picking up the energy. we are still delivering energy. it's all about being positive. >> i guess you couldn't get a ticket to the game today? >> no. it's great out hire. weather is great, fog burned off and we're ready for a splash ball. >> i'm ready. here's a guy that can juggle work with fun. >> that's right. what are you doing? going to the game? >> no, i'm not going to be able to go in. i'm just enjoying the festivities outside. >> sheffield, england, originally. >> reporter: how does a brit
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Aug 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
they lost or nearly lost a dog after feeding them jerky treats made in china >> i think it is criminal >> complaints to the fda about the tree to date back to 2007 but was not until april of this year that the fda filed. while inspectors did not find any significant health violations at plants like this one, according to the new released and highly redacted inspection reports, the fda never tested any of the streets because of the plant's " refusal " to allow them to sample unless there were tested in a chinese laboratory. animal lovers nationwide are shocked and one of the most outspoken is representative dennis kucinich who tells us " the fda is in an indefensible position of not protecting the public and their pets. we should immediately recall those products ". legally recall a product based on complaints alone and despite numerous tests it has yet to identify the specific oxidant responsible for the illness so he continues to issue warnings and points out there is nothing preventing a company from conducting a voluntary recall but cheney says they should do better >> they
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Apr 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
big banks. timothy geithner was in town to discuss china's growth. he also talked about the economy with local business leaders. >> key is 8 years old and already a seasoned chef. coming up, the culinary competition that landed a bay area kid a gauge on national tv. says all before year-old was treated like a security threat. the reason she was forced to go through a pat down at the airport >> we have wind blowing into the bay area which means one day this weekend we,,,, >> an airplane had a tough time landing at this airport in spain when strong wind shifted the airplane side to side. another airplane had to abort its landing. how about this passenger, a four year-old treated like a security threat forced to go through a security pact down at the airport. now her mother is filing a complaint. the girl's grandmother set off a metal detector in wichita kansas. the four year-old ran to her grandmother in gave her a hug. the mother claimed that the tsa said the grandmother passed a gun to the four year-old >> they react to the rules that they have and they cannot tell us what those rul
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May 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
bridge project, with most of the ironwork going to china. >> with that project moving forward, bart estimates the new cars will hit the tracks and about five years. >> fire destroyed a home on bethel island in contra costa county today. david sent us these photos and he tells us the fire was threatening some other homes. when firefighters arrived they called in a second alarm. no reports of any injuries. >> two brothers accused of stabbing someone to death have been arrested in salt lake city. police say they killed in an april 27th in san jose's rose garden neighborhood. it will be extradited back to the bay area. >> the lawyer of as a juvenile. max weighed is also on trial for attempted murder in another case. we're told he smiled when he saw the news photographers. his father filed a challenge saying the prosecutors made errors when they charged him as an adult. >> pay to put on the towns, how you can cash in on that fast food habit >> drivers ditch the cars and hit the streets on their bikes >> thousands of cyclists make the commute home on this bike to work day. >> evening ever
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Oct 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
china and asking them to replace the light with a weaker one immediately. but bottom line, if you have this toy and you have a small child, and you're worried that they may put this light anywhere near their eyes, experts say your best instead to take it away immediately. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. >>> and a reminder if you have a consumer problem or question, call our hotline, 1-888-5-helps- u. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, "...it became a death trap r birds" >>> i'm dana king. here's something we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. >> it became a kind of a death trap for birds. >> flying into danger. some say it is the dirty little secret of clean energy. the changes to keep birds safe. we're going to have that and much more at 6:00. >> thank you for watching us at 5:00. >> a special edition of the cbs evening news tonight is next. scott pelley broadcasts fr
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Jan 21, 2011 5:00pm PST
the united states from both taiwan and china. the women are getting support services tonight. >>> and in other bay area headlines, save caltrain. that's the number one priority of the silicon valley leadership group. today a summit took place at stanford university to identify and implement solutions to caltrain's fiscal challenges. some ideas, new taxes and fees. caltrain faces a $30 million deficit in the next fiscal year. >>> former teammates of barry bonds may testify in his perjury trial. today a federal judge ruled prosecutors can put former pro athletes on the witness stand to talk about the balco steroid scandal. bonds is accused of lying to investigators about using performance-enhancing drugs. that trial by the way is set to start march 21. >>> less than two weeks after being shot in the head, congresswoman gabrielle giffords leaves the hospital for rehabilitation. in tucson, cheering well- wishers lined the route from the hospital to the airport. giffords' doctors say that she could hear the cheers while she was in the ambulance. she smiled and teared up. from ther
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Jun 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
former u.s. ambassador to china until a little bit ago, announced his candidacy in front of the statue of liberty there. huntsman focused on the sluggish economy, the mounting national debt in his announcement. he promised to overhaul the tax code and get the country back to work. the former utah governor is the 8th republican to enter the race. >>> and president obama plans to lay out the next steps for the war in afghanistan during a prime time speech tomorrow night. he is expected to start pulling u.s. troops off of the front lines. as danielle nottingham reports it could come as early as next month. >>> reporter: president obama is ready to start bringing u.s. forces home from afghanistan as early as next month. a senior pentagon official tells the "associated press" the president is expected to withdraw 5,000 troops this summer and another 5,000 by the end of the year. the troops are part of the 30,000 he ordered in the surge strategy in 2009. top white house aides say the president will explain what happens to the remaining troops in a prime time speech wednesday. >> and the pres
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Nov 17, 2011 5:00pm PST
from china. and he insists that politics had nothing to do with his decision to approve the loan. >> the final decisions on solyndra were mine. and i made them with the best interests of the taxpayer this mind. and i want to be clear, over the course of solyndra's loan guarantee, i did not make any decision based on political consideration. my decision to guarantee a loan to solyndra was based on the analysis of professional -- experienced professionals and on the strength of the information they had available to them at the time. >> reporter: still, some republicans on the house energy and commerce committee grilled chu about newly discovered e- mails that purport to show white house officials asked the company to delay telling the 1100 workers they were laid off until after the 2010 midterm elections so as not to embarrass the president and other democrats. in fact, those layoffs were announced on november 3rd of last year, one day after the election. >> they are not concerned about the layoffs! they are not concerned that people are going to lose their jobs! ! they are just co
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Jun 2, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: allen, a breach of security has china hacked into the email addresses of u.s. government officials? we'll take a look. plus, a new strain of e. coli hits germany. it's never been seen before. and who lands the job? a graduate of an expensive for- profit school or the graduate of a community college? what our special investigation found out. we'll have those stories and a lot more on the evening news at 5:30 right after cbs 5 news. allen, back to you. >> good to see you. look forward to seeing you in just a few minutes. and we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,, [ banker ] mike and brenda found a house that they really wanted. it was in my sister's neighborhood. i told you it was perfect for you guys. literally across the street from her sister. [ banker ] but someone else bought it before they could get their offer together. we really missed a great opportunity -- dodged a bullet there. [ banker ] so we talked to them about the wells fargo priority buyer preapproval. it lets people know that you are a serious buyer because you've been credit-approved. we got everything in order so
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Feb 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
becoming popular in china. the love patterns and characters grown on to the surface of the paple -- apple there. growers cover the fruits and bags. the covered parts of the apples pale yellow. the exposed parts turn to red under the sun. >>> a vital cancer drug for children is in short supply. we'll tell you what's being done for the kids who need it -- tonight on the cbs evening newsp. news. here's what we re working on for eyewitness news at 6. strangest . >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. it may be the strangest unemployment problem anywhere. thousands of jobs that pay six- figure salaries. why bay area companies can't find anyone to hire. >>> and when we think of volcanos, this is what usually comes to mind. why government scientists are suddenlily on the look out-- suddenly on the lookout. >> okay. we will see new 30 minutes. will we be looking out for more rainbows? >> you may still see it. with the sun setting at 5:40
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Dec 14, 2010 5:00pm PST
. >>> and another hefty delivery for the new bay bridge. 4million pounds of steel from china was unloaded today. drivers should see the third of five towers on the new eastern span start to go up this week. right now construction is months ahead of schedule. caltrans predicts that the $6.3 billion project will be finished by late 2013. >>> a look inside the pipe that blew in san bruno. what investigators found. how it differs from pg&e's claims. >>> a traitor to some, hero to others. the special status berkeley plans to bestow tonight on the wikileaks whistle-blower. >>> social media is hot. maybe guerrilla marketing is on the rise. >> the buzz words to ban from your resume'. what you really want to say to potential employers. ,, [ female announcer ] keurig has over 200 varieties of gourmet coffee and tea to choose from. it's the way to individually brew fresh, delicious coffee in under a minute. way to brew, hon. [ female announcer ] choose. brew. enjoy. keurig. from 15 leading brands, including tully's. it's the way to brew everyone's favorite cup in under a minute. woman: way
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Dec 27, 2010 5:00pm PST
won't get there until wednesday. >> we flew in from beijing, china, and we're stranded. >> reporter: their stories may be different but share a different plot twist. stranded at the airport, now what. >> now we're confirmed that there is a flight so i don't know if we have seats. >> you shouldn't assume that she is going to be on that plane. >> reporter: travel lawyer says when it comes to widespread travel delays like these you need to know your rights. and in a lot of cases airlines can make a lot more money about bumping you. >> if she has a ticket she may find herself over booked and the carrier can take that $500 ticket and sell it as an $1,800 last-minute ticket. >> reporter: while there are no laws to prevent that there are laws for saying you have to be paid for being involunteer unterribly bumped. if they bullpen you and you can't get out in under 2 hours they owe you 100% of your fare up to 400 bucks. bumped for more than 2 hours 200% of your fare up to $800. if they cancel or delay your flight they don't owe you a dime. they simply have to get you on the next available fl
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Oct 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
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 dana king. here's what we're working on for eyewitness news at 6:00. we live in a world where we expect things fast. well, in fact, real fast. get ready though to wait come election day. why some of the bay area's most closely watched races may not have results for days. we'll have that and much more at 6:00. >> thank you, dana. i'll join you then. >>> as we speak the giants are fighting for a second play-off straight win over the phillies and just about everyone is getting into the spirit. take a look outside the conservatory of flowers in golden gate park. it's decked out to support the hometown team. the giants lead the series two games to one. two more wins and they will be on the way to the world series. wahoo! ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Sep 15, 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.
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