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Oct 8, 2010 6:00pm 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. business along the oakland waterfront. 80 firefighters >>> a three-alarm fire destroyed a struggling business on the oakland waterfront. 80 firefighters from oakland and alameda fire department responded to the call reporting a fire at tiki tom's at 329th avenue. flames were shooting out of the business's roof when they got there. this is home video. the owner's boat is burning as well. also a fire boat was called in to hit the areas firefighters couldn't reach. >> just happened to have a marine pilot that was on duty today and officials decided to use that boat to get to the areas on the outside that we couldn't get to. >> the coast guard was called i
CBS
Oct 18, 2010 6:00pm 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. >>> life in the cbs5 weather center in san francisco, good evening, i'm roberta gonzales, take a look outside, live, cbs5 weather, pavarotti the transamerica building where we do have low clouds and patchy fog due west. temperatures across the bay area and seize nah blow cool from 59 to half moon bay. 73 degrees in concord, right there in san francisco, currently a very chilly 54 degrees after realize agriculture high today of only 60. we do have the influx of the marine layer pushing on-shore temperatures tonight. partly cloudy skies, better sleeping weather in santa rosa to the low 50s across the silicon valley. bayside tomorrow, southwest wind, 10 t
CBS
Aug 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
new section of the bridge just arrived from china. now, this is video, it's not all that clear but from 50 stories up, it's tough to get a picture out of and a signal out of but it was very cool to be up there. when the new section the -- last section of the bridge goes in, they will be able to speed through a little bit more of the construction progress that has been stalled for, what, two decades? once they got started, things are going well. so again, that 50 story tower will be lit up from the catwalk to the top tonight. and the new sections have arrived. the last sections, 5,000 tons of steel from china, they will be going in, in the next several months and the bridge is set to open, they think, they hope, we've been hearing this sometime 2013, september, november, hopefully in time for the america's cup. allen? >> mike, dana thinks this is just a guy thing because, you know, it's like construction an erector set. she just wants to pay the toll and get over. i think it's cool. >> getting in the elevator with the ironworkers going up. no one looks worse -- [ laughter ] > >> rep
CBS
May 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
closed sign going up at a state park like this one here at china camp village. that's what's going to happen beginning next summer. it is going to be horrible. it is hard to believe that nature like this will be closed to the public. california's money problems mean no more campfires at 70 state parks including samuel p. taylor here in marin county. >> no way. that's sad. i have been coming here my whole life. born and raised in marin. always a fun spot to come out to. >> reporter: the padlocks will go on beginning summer 2012. >> oh, man, that breaks my heart. >> reporter: state park officials say it is a tough decision but they have no money. it will save $33 million over the next few years closing down the parks. >> you'll see substantial service reductions across the board in all state parks throughout the summer. >> reporter: just starting a five-month retirement tour of state parks across the country. they are not happy. >> it is very unfortunate that the state can't put the money where it needs to go. they waste so much on useless things. >> reporter: 20 of the state parks targ
CBS
Jan 20, 2011 6:00pm PST
at the state dinner last night it turned chillier today on capitol hill for china's president. lawmakers and the president pressed hu jintao on china's human rights record and unfair trade practices. after much prodding hu jintao said a lot needs to be done in china on human rights. >>> the obama administration plans to intensify a crackdown on the employers of illegal immigrants. an audit office is being created to help with the verification of company hiring records. last year nearly 3000 companies were audited and a record $7 million in civil fines levied on businesses that employed illegal workers. >>> three years ago the city of vallejo filed for bankruptcy. today the city announced plans to dig itself out of that financial hole. the city manager presented a five-year road map for moving forward. the plan is going to mean some creditors will get paid as little as 5 cents on the dollar on what they are owed. but that was one of the tradeoffs they had to make. >> would we decrease fire, close another fire station? would we take more police off the street? how else could we
CBS
Jun 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
would continue with china despite china's planned move into the same market. the chinese aviation group started working on the airplane that would compete directly with the airbus a-320. >> it will become petition, but we're working with them on airplanes, we're working with them on helicopters, we want to work with them on space, it means that the corporation of china is among them because we have to be in this country. >> airbus officials say their objective is to dominate its market segments hand that smaller groups over saturating the market would have to decide sooner or later whether to collaborate with the french giant. >>> we gave you a closer look at this back in february but now you can say good-bye to the.com era, say hello to the age of dot anything. the organization that regulates internet domain names today made changes that will let companies register just about anything they want as a web domain. that means suffixes beyond the usual.com,.net,.org. even simple 1-word internet addresses, applications for those addresses will be accepted next year. >> i see a roberta
CBS
Oct 5, 2010 6:00pm 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. >>> a lot of pumpkins and giant orange going on around there. >> that's the color. >> you know, all the scuttle butt the last couple of days is the giants are going to have two of their highest paid players even on the play-off roster? rowan and see the so. their $30 million in salary neither one of them could be on the roster. oklahoma city baseball begins for real tomorrow. the giants and braves gets an extra day off and will open the division series thursday night at at&t. the giants will go with two time cy young winner tim lincecum in game one to be followed in the rotation by matt cain and jonathan sanchez, barry zito is not expected to start a g
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 6:00pm PST
mission bay and south beach and china basin they were among the weupers winners when the giants took the world series and at the moment they have got to flip down their shades their future is so bright. if you weren't here it would be almost impossible to imagine. china basin last century before 2000 was a place you wouldn't go unless you absolutely had to. >> when we started to build the ballpark, you know, those condo complexes, one was an rv park, other dill warehouses. none of the mission bay buildings were built out. >> reporter: the vice president helped sheppard the building of the ballpark and has seen the changes to the neighborhood as much as anyone before and after and more could be coming. >> i just happened to drive up the 3rd street corridor this morning on the way to work and there isn't a week that i don't see something different on that corner. >> reporter: he owns a restaurant built two years before the ballpark and has hit on a gold mine. it may only get better. giants season ticket sales are up 10,000 from last year. already without a game played giants attendance wil
CBS
Feb 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
brown met with the man who is expected to be china's next president. he welcomed chinese vice president xi jinping to los angeles. mr. xi's day and a half visit is largery ceremonial but -- largely ceremonial but they hope for investment in high- speed rail in california. >>> and a very pointed billboard targeting embattled sheriff ross mirkarimi was unveiled in san francisco today. anti-domestic violence advocates raised $4,000 to post their message near the sheriff's office at the hall of justice. the billboard's slogan: never a private matter. it references a remark made by mirkarimi during his swearing- in ceremony. >> we're very excited as to stand in front of our new billboard that say, domestic violence is never a private matter. and join with you today to say that san francisco cares about domestic violence and it is a top priority. >> mirkarimi goes to trial on domestic violence charges later on this month. d.a. george gascon says today he will not prosecute mirkarimi's wife eliana lopez on any charges stemming from the case. >>> investigators are preparing to expand their sear
CBS
Jun 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
stores and products and getting some of the same results. they are made in china sold in san francisco and now some of the dishes are heading to landfills. after a consumerwatch investigation found alarmingly high levels of lead leaching from a spoon purchased at this shop in chinatown, the fda conducted an investigation. >> made in china. >> reporter: the agency purchased 29 pieces of dish wear from the same store and found unsafe levels of lead leaching from 10 of them. all pieces similar to these with intricate textured designs made with lead-based glaze. >> we do need to be concerned when you're using it day in and day out. >> reporter: the fda regional director says the lead is concentrated in the colorful glaze. >> when you test this outer rim right where the colors are that's what registered levels are of concern to the public health. >> reporter: because lead is a toxin that builds up in the body over time and especially dangerous for children. the owner complied with the agency's demand to did he street remaining stock but that's not the only place we found lead. the
CBS
May 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, in some cases 100 years old. >> marriage, lineage documents from china, that are like 8 ft. long and in silk. i have seen a file of a chinese immigrant where they put his whole leather wallet in the final. he was killed in a gambling raid in oakland. >> a time capsule in the national archives building in san bruno. >> just the other day i had a woman see the photograph of her father for the first time. she burst into tears in the research room. so just those kinds of this rule reactions make you realize how much this means to our researchers. >> the government targeted most of the dusty files for destruction. others were headed for storage in the national archives limestone caves in misery. locked away for eternity. >> and i said basically " over our dead bodies ". >> a coalition of community groups fought to keep the historic documents in the bay area. it took 15 years, four presidents, and a final push by the late congressman and congress woman jackie spirit to save the collection. asian immigrant records one century old are now preserved in climate controlled rooms. open for publi
CBS
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pet treats made in china are linked to hundreds of illnesses, they do suggest that pet owners may not want to buy them. stating " jerky treats are not necessary for a balanced diet and owners should monitor pets closely to feed chinese treat hist. new data shows 86 million lbs. of pet food was imported from china last year and that is up 65 percent since 2007 when the fda began investigating the streets. the agency says they cannot recall until they find a contaminant that is actually causing these illnesses. if you are flying american airlines, call ahead, american cutting their flights cancelled due to an increase in pilot sick calls, it has resulted in a high number of cancellations over the past couple of weeks. just out of bankruptcy, the recently implemented cuts in pay and benefits to unionize pilots. word of the cancellations come one day after american send layoff notices to 11,000 mechanics and ground workers. remember that if you have a consumer problem or story and give us a call. to date volunteers began working with one of your whose mortgage company is forcing her to bu
CBS
Apr 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
china for economic talks. >> i can certainly guarantee that we will be discussing every matter, including human rights. >> supporters for the dissident believe that a deal for his release will be accomplished before clinton arrives in china. >> london might put missiles in neighborhoods to keep people safe during the summer olympics. the british military is considering installing surface to air missiles on apartment rooftops. the plan includes six missile sites with 10 troops in each one. security experts say the plan is necessary to prevent a 9/11 style attack but some fear the sites would become targets for terrorist. >> generally in this country the military does not just announce that they're going to occupy private property. it puts us at risk. >> the government has an obligation to the international olympic committee to 100 heads of state and arauthorities insist the missiles and i hazard to the public and would only be used as a last resort. if the defense plan goes forward, it would be the first time since world war two that missiles were deployed in london. >> it to a
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
hills adopted her from china five years ago and say with their new fortune they are considering a second adoption. alexis christoforous, cbs 5. >>> well, the rain here in the bay area is having an impact in the world of sports. crews scrambled to get stanford stadium tonight ready for tonight's pac-12 championship football game. roberta gonzales is there. >> reporter: dana, i think i have been soaked to the bone for the past three days. but we have a little bit of a reprieve, some very light rain falling at this very important football game tonight. as we look out towards the stadium where we occasionally hear a cheer or two you can see that the light rain continues to fall. what we're now noticing are the flags are on the fly. the winds have died down but now picking up a little bit as the skies are gradually breaking up. earlier today, we sent chopper 5 high in the sky so we could see the stanford field crew trying to mop up the field and get it prepared for tonight pac- 12 championship game. it's the stanford cardinal playing host to the ucla bruins. this is a big game which th
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm 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. see. well, it happened this >>> when his salary was made pun, this is what a lot of people said they wanted to see when his salary was made public. it happened this morning. robert rizzo earning $800,000 as city manager of bell, california taken out of his huntington beach home in handcuffs but as dave lopez shows us, the arrest didn't stop with mr. rizzo. [ people yelling ] >> reporter: to those who have been following the bell investigation, they wondered when the hammer was going to fall. today did. >> the los angeles county district attorney's office public integrity division filed criminal charges of misappropriation of public funds and conflict of interest against robert rizzo. >> reporter: the one-time $800,000 a year city manager is
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
fastest growing countries of immigration to the united states right now are china, taiwan and korea. >> all right, len ramirez in san jose, thank you. >>> the majority of americans are backing president obama's proposal to reduce gun violence. that's according to a cbs news/new york times poll out today. it shows a significant jump in support after the shooting in newtown, connecticut. and now california is on the fast track to pass stricter laws of its own not only on guns but ammunition, as well. >> there's an unprecedented amount of energy on this issue. >> reporter: energy that's being channeled into state bills targeting stricter gun laws here in california. there are already two bills focusing on ammunition sales. [ indiscernible ] has introduced a bill to require permits for people who want ammo. then you can buy ammo. >> reporter: the business sb53 just introduce -- the bill, sb53, just introduced would apply the same regulations to bullets purchases as to guns. currently you can buy ammunition in most parts of the state without anyone reporting sales or requiring an id. >>
CBS
Nov 1, 2010 6:00pm PDT
employees during her time at high pressure. >> i don't want to create jobs in china, i want them in chino and concord and chula vista. [ cheering and applause ] >> good morning jeffrey, how are you. >> reporter: she talked to voters in the sacramento area and tapped into voter unease with the economy. >> when you think something is going in the wrong direction, do you go into the voting booth and say "you know, i think i'll vote for barbara boxer who has been there 28 years?" >> reporter: both of these races have been pretty close all summer long but right now looks like the democrats are certainly pulling ahead. boxer and brown ahead of fiorina and whitman. of course the republicans, dana, are hoping this so-called enthusiasm gap will play to their advantage and the results might be different tomorrow. >> a little more than 24 hours before the polls close and it will be on. >> yeah. >> all right simon. thank you. >>> pension payouts are a hot campaign issue. san jose police and firefighters unions are battling a measure that could limit their future compensation. len ramirez on the fight
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
area. and they reached out to them. the woppo rain to. china chairman -- >> i got a call from the president of the school asking if we wanted to do this or want to be part of it. i said sure, why not? as long as it can be done in a respectful way. and for the eight or nine months how long we have been working on this it's been nothing but respect. >> reporter: working closely with the tribe, the school came up with this design that incorporates the seriousness and respect that the they wanted in a mascot. >> the students were thrilled. >> we have a new mascot from the wauppo tribe. >> reporter: there is a secret costume version designed with the help of the tribe. can i see the costume today? >> no. >> reporter: why not? >> one more time. >> reporter: i have to see this thing. why can't i see the mascot? i won't tell anybody. >> because we're building it up for our school. >> reporter: i'm told it will look similar to the graphic. although the braves have been without a mascot for years, school officials say? >> will have to wait a few -- say everyone will have to wait a few more
CBS
Jan 19, 2011 6:00pm PST
china's record on human rights. president obama said that he has seen chinese attitudes evolve over the years. >> and my expectation is that 30 years from now we will have seen further evolution and further change. >> on the economic front china announced deals that will bring in $45 billion in trading to the u.s. president obama said those agreements will help create more than 230,000 american jobs. >>> now, this afternoon the house of representatives passed a repeal of the health care reform law in a party line vote. the republican party may repeal the central plank of its takeover of the house last november. some gop members today referred to the law as job killing and socialistic. democrats said repeal would only empower big insurance companies. >> small businesses see, senior citizens see, parents with children under 26 they see a chance to libberrate themselves from the most bureaucratic system in our entire free economy and that's the insurance companies. >> the repeal vote is seen as largely symbolic since it is unlikely to pass the democratic controlled senate and faces a veto
CBS
Sep 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> china is cranking out a huge number of solar panels right now and really flooding the market. if you're in the business of producing solar panels, you're losing money. ultimately, solar panel manufacturers will build where they can do it most cheaply. and it's probably not going to be in california. >> rewe going to get our -- are we going to get our money back? >> no. the government won't get much if any of its money back. >> reporter: company spokesman dave miller, i spoke with him on the phone. he said he would like to talk about the developments happening with the company, but right now, the lawyer have sort of but a kabosh on that, especially after the f.b.i.'s involvement. he said he would call me back. he hasn't yet. we'll hear a lot more about this wednesday and afterwards, both on the obama connection and the whole question about subsidies. one of the options is you just keep subsidizing more, competition with china or are you going to watch the industry just go away. >> but also, to play devil's advocate, i am wondering how long this had been in the pipeline before it b
CBS
Feb 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
] >> new york has signed free agent guard j.r. smith. the former nugget played in china during the lockout and waited for their season to end before returning to the nba. >>> my producer a huge red sox fan is near tears watchingism wakefield announce his re-- tim wakefield announce his retirement. the 45-year-old knuckleballer spent 17 seasons in boston and won 200 games despite rarely cracking 70 miles an hour on the radar gun. >>> how would you like to live in new york for a year and your job was to watch every major league baseball game until the final pitch of the world series? that's close to being a reality for one die-hard fan. >> i have been known to discuss trade rumors until 2 a.m. >> reporter: alley williams is one of the bay area's biggest giants fans. >> i'm allie williams. i'm 21 and the we were kind of meant for each other. >> we were. >> reporter: and she is also one of 50 finalists to live in the mlb's fan cave in new york. a place she is hoping to call home for the 2012 season. >> i have been a baseball fan my whole life so i won't get sick of 2 ,430 games of the
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Dec 31, 2010 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: in a country with 1.2 billion people, second only to china in population, many blame the widespread poverty on the sheer number of people. >> we have a big population it's difficult to reach out to them and provide them with the basic amenities of life. >> reporter: when it comes to india's growing tech industry overpopulation has become a marketing tool. recruiting western companies like promoting human beings as india's natural resource. and while outsourcing does provide jobs... >> outsourcing can only take india so far. 75% of india lives in the rural areas. outsourcing isn't the solution for millions. >> reporter: so while many in the i.t. sector are prospering, paying some workers $400 a month, much of the country is left behind including children like this one, sent to big cities in hopes of finding a better life only to find a new kind of poverty. >> my question is not only will he make it to adulthood but is there anything for him when he gets there. >> reporter: there is no doubt that the students of archbishop midi high school had their hearts broken in india b
CBS
Dec 22, 2011 6:00pm PST
containers originating from southern china. >> our goal is to push the investigation back overseas where we can identify the source. those responsible for the manufacturing and distribution. what we're talking about is global organized crime generating tens of billions of dollars. >> what's popular? customs officers say the most commonly imitated merchandise includes true religion jeans, north face jackets and nike shoes. >>> a change in climate is threatening part of a holiday tradition. mistletoe is largely grown in parts of texas. it's in short supply due to the drought in the southwest. a scarcity of the kissing plant has also led people to buy artificial mistletoe sprigs instead. no word if that has the same effect as the real stuff. >> apparently there is a severe shortage. don't have any around here, either. >> we'll get some for tomorrow. >> always tomorrow. >>> the last "occupy" encampment is coming down. but not without a fight. two sweeps in less than 24 hours. what is still standing at "occupy berkeley." >> congress is doing its job. your paycheck is not about to shrink. why
CBS
Aug 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
finest sailors did some practice runs, and it was from out on the bay as those from china and new zealand capsized during the practice runs. none of the sailors were hurt. more races will take place tomorrow through sunday. >> there is a special birthday in the sporting world for that race that receives the olympics by half a century, america's cup will be 160 years old, tonight a closer look at the history of sailing's america's cup trophy and what is going on out there on the severance obey waters. >> hockey has the stanley cup and calls as the claridge jog and a soccer has the world cup. but the granddaddy of them all, the oldest trophy in international sport is the america's cup. >> the america's cup started in 1851 when queen victoria had the first ever world's fair and she invited the nations of the world to send their best example of technology and then over here to the left is one of the 2 oracle boats. >> thomas with the golden gate yacht club and head of external affairs for the america's cup. >> the only country to send a boat was the united states for a race around the
CBS
Mar 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
came over on the senate passed an. pieces of china from the ming dynasty carefully preserved are only a sample of what else may be in the bottom of drakes bay the park service says even if they do find the ship they don't have the resources to dig up. >>> for the time being it just stays put. >>> were pretty sure adapts what is left out there if anything is and to moving around. apyrase nascent national seashore don ford cbs five. >>> of those jobs out there. for the cold today. did we give a shot for you and it's not at the beach. in fact will take you in institute mount hamilton that is just a blanket in snow several inches of snow have accumulated take a good look at that that's all from the powerful storm that raged through the bay area on friday. and the snow has been sticky looks as if it will be hanging around for a couple more days least as far temperatures down to the valley floor remain in the '50s and '60s more like 37 at of particular elevation to us about 4,000 ft. right now we do have a whole lot of rain but a lot of this is rain that evaporates before his the land mass bu
CBS
Jun 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the president of china. monday president obama sat down with the russian president. >> the fact that the meeting went for two hours, that was because there were talking about syria and it did not want to stop talking about syria. >> russia is an ally of syria and has refused to call for the ousting of the president there who is waging a violent campaign against opposition groups. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> the ceo of j.p. morgan chase back in the hot seat on capitol hill, members of congress or grilling him about his company's recent $2 billion trading blunder. >> we will not make light of the losses but they should be put into perspective. we will lose shareholders' money and for that we feel terrible but no client, customer, or taxpayer money was affected by the incident. >> 5 financial regulators also testified at the more than four hourlong hearing. hundreds of people dressed as robin hood this afternoon descended to send a message from san fransisco to washington. they're saying " back the plan " that would force banks to pay a tax that would raise $350 b
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Jan 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
with origins in russia, china and 8 other countries. apparently it's been going on since 1999. the viruses were detected thanksgiving weekend when security monitoring systems noticed an unusual pattern of computer traffic. so far, there are no reports of any identity thefts. >> thieves who may have been dressed as utility workers have left a number of south bay neighborhoods in the dark hitting at least half a dozen time since november. the repairs are costing thousands. elizabeth cook shows us what the crooks are after. >> reporter: johanna mccloud has called sunnyvale home for 11 years. >> i usually don't hear about that in this area. >> reporter: but when she learned that copper is selling for over $4 a pound? >> the times being the way they are, it's almost kind of not surprising. >> reporter: since the beginning of november, sunnyvale police have responded to 7 different reports of thieves ripping copper wiring out of city street lamps. >> what's worrisome is the fact that the city is losing money, having to replace these -- all the wire and lights. >> reporter: police say the
CBS
Aug 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
nixon in china says this story has all the elements. history, love, tragedy, and certainly a hero. >> there have to be particular challenges though dealing with the fact that the pinnacle of this story happens on september 11th and here we are 10 years later. >> it's a sensitive topic and we -- i think we have taken a calculated risk that our event, our opera, will help people through the event. >> there are 7 performances of the opera at the war memorial operahouse beginning with the premier saturday, september 10. sunday september 11th there will be a special opera in the park concert at golden gate park, 2:00 and it's free. >>> believe it or not, the white house is actually issued official guidelines on the commemoration of 9/11. memorialize those who died and thank those who helped including the military. present a positive forward- looking narrative. minimize references to al qaeda. and explain what the government has done to prevent another attack. >>> a dramatic rescue for three hikers stranded in devils canyon for more than a day. search-and-rescue crews spotted them this
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
have some risk. >> if you think leaving your money invested in smokestacks in china isn't risky or in derivatives is not risky, then leave your money there. i think that's increasingly risky with every day. >> reporter: he has already begun to pay back the investments. the restaurant has 80 employees and generates $4 million a year in sales. a mouth-watering prospect for investors looking to put their money where their mouth is. now, organizers of the slow money conference say one way to get involved on a small scale is to move your money to a local bank or credit union. the name by the way was inspired by the slow food movement. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. >>> in a stunning move, conrad murray's defense team has dropped its theory that michael jackson may have swallowed the massive dose of propofol that killed him. however, it is unclear whether they will argue that the singer injected it himself. murray admits that jackson begged him for propofol the night he died. today a cardiologist who studied the case testified the singer could have been saved if not for murray
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Apr 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
are the future. >> soon after his prepared comments on economic relationships with china, as he sat down for questions he was interrupted. >> what are you going to do about that? >> i may in fact reader question. it was a good question. >> she was the only protester at the event but the secretary still spent several minutes answering concerns that the obama administration bailed out big banks. >> we did not do it for the banks, we did it for the economy. we did for the innocent victims that were suffering some much and faced the loss of tremendous savings. >> even gave insight into the housing market. >> there has been signs of firmness in prices, demand for houses. that is encouraging. but to be realistic, we have a long way to go. >> he spoke for nearly two hours. it would seem to strike most people was not only is in sight in the global economy but that, one of the most financial powerful financial figures had a sense of humor. >> extremely, he was so quick and witty. >> what the secretary clearly took seriously was the economy and he still managed to end on an optimistic note. >
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May 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
from china and handcarved from red oak. it is rapidly growing. there are 25 certified instructors circulating from miami to los angeles who teach about 400 students. and if you want to burn 800 to 1000-calories in one class, you'll you've got to do is put up a sword. >> get your upper body into it. your lower body. you work your core. >> let's get some uma thurman on. >> reporter: she has very ambitious goals for her sword reeling workout. >> i would love it to be the world's largest health and wellness system. >>> a rain delay there virginia. these players got creative and a jousting match broke out. mark peterson victorious. down goes kyle mahoney on his behind. >> see you at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado. com . and no mess. icy hot spray. don't mess around with pain. and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line.
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Dec 15, 2011 6:00pm PST
face of cheaper solar cells from china the governor says the time is right for green businesses and consumers. >> california is going to put into place over 12,000 megawatts of solar cells to generate electricity from the sun rather than from natural gas. >> you see the sea level rise 7 to 8" or so over the last century. >> reporter: california's not been building bridges levees or roads for the impacts of warmer climates says suzanne. >> we basically need to build into our repair and maintenance of those infrastructures thinking that more threats are coming in the future more floods are coming our roads need to be built so that basically we can deal with more heat. >> reporter: but underscoring the climate change is a bipartisan problem, governor brown invited a special guest. >> it's great to be here and it's also weird in a way because just at 10:00 at night like you said i was still on a movie set slamming a guy's head against a rail of a bridge. [ laughter ] >> so now... sitting here and talking about renewable energy and about of the, you know, green future of the world and st
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Jul 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
secretary of state hillary clinton lashed out at russia and china for not doing enough to help stop the crisis. she says the two countries are interfering with peace efforts. tens of thousands of people have been killed since the anti- government uprising began in march of last year. the vote counted in the hotly contested presidential election in mexico is official. the conservative candidate is the winner by more than 3 million votes. but the left this runner up is demanding a recount. he accuses him of buying votes. he said that he will file a formal legal challenge to the vote count in courts next week. vote count in cowe're sittingk. on a bunch of shale gas. there's natural gas under my town. it's a game changer. ♪ it means cleaner, cheaper american-made energy. but we've got to be careful how we get it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >> maybe you have seen them
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Dec 23, 2010 6:00pm PST
] >> reporter: but her act started long ago in china. her father taught her how to ride a unicycle when she was 7. and now she is a standard nba halftime act. >> i didn't know that i will perform halftime for sporting events at all. i was just thought i would be very happy to still continuing my career just change different country. >> reporter: her family ended up moving to san francisco 20 years ago as rong's career took off in a big way. for years she performed at disney world's epcot center. she also performed at billy crystal's 50th birthday batter. -- birthday party. but during the last 18 years, her big claim to fame is taking her unicycle bowl flipping act to major arenas across the united states. >> every now and then people ask me will you perform and still get nervous? >> yes, i still have the same feeling same nervousness right before the show. >> wow. >> something on a unicycle. >> she can empty my dishwasher. good night. is. feel the heal.
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Oct 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT
that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. merchandise. two days before the world series starts, >>> there they are, giants fans braving long lines to snatch up team merchandise. two days before the world series starts, crowds filtered into the dugout store to get their t shirts and caps and other giants gear. on saturday, the team clinched the first national league championship since 2002. those fans maybe able to afford the merchandise but the cost to watch the game in person is in a whole other league. mike sugerman says ticket prices are out of the ballpark. hey, mike. >> reporter: hello. well, it is a big ticket item. the world series. this is what you call a big ticket item. last year the phillies and the yankees they have a lot of money in those series. these could be more. >> reporter: are you out of your mind? giants
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Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm 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. has caught the attention ofa >>> statements on gubernatorial candidate jerry brown's website have caught the attention of a sacramento sheriff. as koula gianulias tells us, he has some harsh words for the democratic candidate. >> reporter: it's law versus order. sacramento's sheriff takes on california's attorney general. john mcguinness criticized a campaign statement on jerry brown's website targeting opponent meg whitman for record spending money that could be used instead to pay for police and teachers. >> he should mutt his money where his mouth is. >> reporter: we did the math and brown could cover 196 sacramento deputies for one year with the $28 million his campaign has raised so far. whitman with $119 million could pay for 833 deputies. but mcguinness
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Mar 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the program so critical it's worth borough money from china to pay for it? and that basis of course you get rid of obamacare. that's easy. but there are others. planned parenthood we are going to get rid of that, the subsidy for amtrak i would eliminate that. >> planned parenthood calls romney's comments an attack on women's health! the group says his remarks are dangerous and out of step with what most americans want. democrats also launched a fundraising campaign based on romney's remarks. >>> president obama says that the u.s. and britain will complete the missing in afghanistan together. he says sunday's shooting spree is a reminder it remains a tough task. >> what's undenialable, though, and what we can never forget is that our forces are making very real progress. dismantling al qaeda, breaking the taliban's momentum and training afghan forces so they can take the lead and our troops can come home. great honor to welcome -- >> mr. obama met with british prime minister david cameron three days after the killing of 16 afghan civilians. a u.s. soldier is accused of that rampage a
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Jul 25, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >>> looks like the real thing, but it's a fake. a phony apple store shut down in china, but not because they're rip-offs. . >>> and then there's the time it disappeared. >> the giants scored at the white house. who got out of jury duty to meet the president. >>> ,, sure, pulling the mold, mildew, and grime from out of the porous caverns of grout takes the right tools, but it also takes a gentle, caring touch. before you can deep clean, you learn to get a feel for its trouble spots. and hey, if you can't listen to grout, you can't truly know its wants...its needs...its dreams. ♪call 1-800-steemer. confessed before a judge today. at closed hearing this morning, anders breivik (bray-vik) admitted to friday's massacre but pleaded not guilty. the 32 year old says the attacks were necessary to save norway from a "muslim takeover." he also claims two other cells in his terror network still exist. police say the largest ch a history was an >>> he claims two other cells in his terror network still exist. >>> police say the largest heist in bay area history was an inside job. investigators say
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Jul 16, 2010 6:00pm PDT
lobbies for a corporate polluter, and works to send california jobs to china. failure. the nineties saw jerry run as a presidential candidate against bill clinton. you know, he reinvents himself every year or two. [ female announcer ] failure. and in the two thousands jerry was mayor of oakland where he taxed everything from garbage to cable tv. crime soared, and he damaged the school system so badly, the state had to take it over. another failure. jerry brown. daily. [ woman ] my perfect summer is having everyone over. and having money leftover. [ female announcer ] safeway lets you have it all. with thousands of everyday low prices you can always count on. and even more great deals when you use your club card. like breyers ice cream and popsicle novelties just $1.99. and safeway hot dog or hamburger buns, just 89 cents. [ man ] my perfect summer. [ woman ] perfectly priced. [ female announcer ] at safeway, that's our promise. that's ingredients for life. today -- that changed. "ross" opened its doors. >>> for decades a new department store hasn't opened in downtown san jose. today
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Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
to compete with china and other countries. he says the department of energy used established guidelines to approve the loan. >>> is this a high-tech upgrade or a $2 billion boondoggle? a computerized case management system for california's courts has been called both of those. tonight a closer look at the escalating costs versus what some say will be long overdue benefits. >> reporter: san francisco's presiding court judge doesn't think much of it. >> it needs to be abandoned so the money can be used elsewhere. >> reporter: ccms, california's court case management system. the administrative office of the courts says ccsm, quote, will be used by 90% of court staff and judicial offices. it's intended to take the courts from paper to computer to make them more efficient. judge feinstein doesn't disagree with the concept. >> it was a good idea. it would be wonderful. we would love to have a new court system specifically in san francisco and our criminal division. we have a 40-year-old computer system. there are two people alive in the world who are able to reprogram any portion.
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Sep 29, 2010 6:00pm 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. that's it. that one...right there. exactly how much did the other airlines make off with? ♪ it was like $25. was that one-way? or roundtrip? roundtrip. $50? did you have a second bag? yes. mm! it was $35. that's $120 roundtrip. [ gasps ] oh! ah! ♪ [ ding ] baccalaureate. correct. [ audience groans ] since this competition has been continuing for 48 hours and we have yet to eliminate anyone, it is the decision of this board to declare all 20 contestants winners. you have all competed admirably. admirably. a-d-m-i-r-a-b-l-y. admirably. [ male announcer ] at&t is making high speed internet affordable for only $14.95 a month with select services. at&t. rethink possible. you've heard the phrase. but what the heck is a vehicle's "power-train" when it comes to >>>
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Dec 29, 2010 6:00pm PST
yesterday near the slopes at the china peak ski resort is 29-year-old peter eli shelby. shelby was skiing with his cousin monday but never returned to his car. his body was found yesterday. >>> southern california also feeling the brunt of all this bad weather. kendis gibson and the massive effort to prevent more devastating mud slides. >> reporter: a powerful storm is pounding california with rain, wind and snow. and it comes just one week after massive flooding destroyed roads and triggered mud slides. in the mountains outside of sacramento, more than a foot of snow has fallen. crews are working in teams to try and keep the roads clear. near san francisco, a 70-year- old woman was killed when high winds sent a tree crashing into this cabin-like structure. across the state, heavy rain is causing flooding. drivers on this road did their best to navigate through the bumper-high water. along the coast, flooding and rock slides shut down a major highway in several places. in the town of highland, east of los angeles, residents have been dreading the rain. last week's storm pushed a river of
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Oct 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT
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. oakland. and as sharon chin reports, it >>> do you know the muffin people? it's an east bay group that feeds the hungry in oakland and as sharon chin reports, it started nearly quarter century ago with this week's jefferson award winner. >>> reporter: call them muffin people. 88-year-old john di palmero's group delivers groceries six days a week to st. mary's center and half a dozen oakland shelters. his mission is simple. >> there is a big need and instead of money, we give them our time. >> reporter: the 30 mostly retired volunteers rise before dawn to pick up expired but still edible food from several store changes. the muffin man admires di palmero's servant heart. >> he is always thinking about others. he never -- nothing is ever a problem. he is always to do anything that's asked of him. >> reporter: the m
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Nov 8, 2011 6:00pm PST
stole -- told that most of the stolen phones fenced end in up mexico or china. >>> lets the find my forecast app. i know where we can get that. >> it's not that easy. we have computer models and they are arguing with each other. i hate when that happens. first let's start with tonight's look at the bay bridge. this is our live look. the sun has set earlier at 5:03 and the temperatures are dropping off very rapidly. looks like tonight will be cold but not as chilly as it has been in recent overnight lows due to clouds. 36 santa rosa. 230s throughout the tri-- 30s throughout the tri-valley, low 40s santa clara valley and 40 degrees around the plains from palo alto to redwood city. so crisp tonight, then we have two full days of temperatures above 70 degrees. rain arrives by later on this week. looks like friday even though the computer models one wants to bring it in thursday night, the other one friday morning. i'm going with friday. tomorrow sunshine, warmer. three degrees above normal in san jose. southeast winds breezy late day up to 20 miles per hour. temperatures in the low 70s
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Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm PDT
-long trade mission to china, japan and south carolina. >>> budget troubles for one san jose school district to eliminate bus service so parents came one a way to get their kids to school safely. they are called walking school buses. parent-led groups that watch over the kids as they go to school. it's happening in the cambrian school district. this morning, city leaders including the mayor joint one of the groups as it headed to bagby elementary school. >> if you are the parent being the driver if you will of the walking bus is you don't have to worry about whether the kids are rolling down the windows? you know, it's a nice day to be able to walk to school like a lot of us did when we were kids too. >> the community is also organizing carpools. parents and administrators are reminding drivers to, please, slow down in school zones. >>> a senior adviser to senator barbara boxer has resigned after u.s. capital 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 ye
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Sep 19, 2011 6:00pm PDT
their job because of competition from china. a fed roll program provides additional benefits to any american who loses their jobs to foreign trade. the investigation could mean up to $14 million in additional benefits for the laid-off employees. >>> president obama is challenging house republicans to put aside political differences in order to solve the country's massive debt crisis. today the president outlined a plan to shrink the national debt by more than $3 trillion. danielle nottingham on why republicans are not buying it. >> reporter: president obama is rolling out his plan to slash the deficit. >> president obama: this is not class warfare. it's math. >> reporter: but it may be political warfare. the white house plan is calling for higher taxes on wealthy americans to help trim more than $3 trillion from the deficit. the president's proposal would also cut over all spending on government programs including medicare and medicaid by $580 billion. >> president obama: these would be among the biggest cuts in spending in our history. but they have got to be part of a larger plan
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Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm 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. today said no to a federal program, aimed at spotting illegal immigrants. len ramirez on why lawmakers gave the thumbs down to sharing finger-prints with the feds. len. len ramirez on why lawmakers gave the thumbs down to sharing fingerprints with the feds. len. >> reporter: every day law enforcement agencies share information particularly fingerprint data to help solve crimes but the board of supervisors said no, we don't want to share that data with the federal government because of one particular agency that it goes>>> reporter: when inmates are booked into santa clara county jail, what happens to their to. 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 unanimously tha
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Dec 27, 2010 6:00pm PST
i won't get there until wednesday. >> yeah. we came from beijing china and we stopped here. >> reporter: their stories may be different but they share a similar plot twist. stranded at the airport, now what. >> we have confirmed there is a flight so i don't know if we have seats. >> she shouldn't assume she is gonna be on that plane. >> reporter: al says when it comes to travel problems like these you need to know your rights. airlines can make mohr money by bumping you. >> if she has a cheap oh 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: and while there are no laws to prevent that there are laws that say you have to be paid for being involuntarilily bumped. if the airline bumps you and you can't get out in under 2 hours the department of transportation says they owe you 100% of your fare up to 400 bucks. bumped for more than two hours? they owe you 200% of your fare, up to $800. but keep in mind, if they cancel or delay your flight, they don't owe you a dime. they simply have to
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Aug 11, 2010 6:00pm PDT
quarter. on top of that, we got bad economic signs of other countries including china, japan and england, all adding up to this big worry over the global economy. >> president obama today signed a bill aimed at creating more manufacturing jobs here in the u.s. >> we have a long way to go and the i'm more determined than ever to do everything we can to hasten our economic recovery and get our people back to work. >> the bill will temporarily suspend tariffs on raw materials from overseas used to make goods here in the u.s. experts say it should increase u.s. manufacturing by more than $4.5 billion this year and support about 90,000 jobs. >>> we have seen how dangerous it can be. now new rules of the game to keep kids safe. how lawmakers are changing the way baseball is played. >>> if she hadn't come into my life i probably would be doing the same things i been doing before and i'm glad she came. >> some east bay teenagers have nothing but praise for a woman making teenagers work harder than ever. how she is getting them out of the court into the car wash. >>> i'm dennis o'donnell
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Jun 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
more durable. it's a health hazard. taiwan issued a massive recall of several food products. china and south korea have also banned several taiwanese imports. >>> the news this week was troubling enough. the prestige out world health organization possibly linking cell phones to cancer. on the consumerwatch, julie watts on how you can reduce your risk. julie. >> reporter: whether or not there's proof that cell phone radiation can cause cancer, lawmakers and consumer groups are launching new efforts to make sure you know how to use yours as safely as possible. >> it's a combination of the phone you're on, the network you're on and how you're using the phone. >> reporter: renee sharpe of the environmental working group says that's why they have compiled this database listing the cell phones with the most and least radiation. among the best, samsung's fascinating captivate and those with the highest radiation including the palm pixie and blackberry bold. but in addition to the radiation coming from the phone itself, cwg says consumers also should consider the radiation from the network. >>
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