Feb 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
year's celebration in the world of course is in china. 5,000 years old. but the second one is here in san francisco where they have been celebrating chinese new year since the gold rush. now, this is the largest chinese new year's parade outside of china. and it's considered one of the top ten parades in the world according to the promoters of this parade. 100 units will file by here tonight before it's over. i have been here for a couple of hours to get off market street on the way to chinatown and when they get there there will be one big finale where they explode the finale of some 600,000 firecrackers. so it's a big night tonight. and this parade will draw about a million people. good night for it, good time ahead, so let's see what it brings. >> thank you, don. don will have more on the parade when it's in full swing at 6:30. >>> well, a new crane is going to pick up where the toppled bay bridge crane left off. what caused the crane to collapse on thursday is still being investigated. it was removing a 129-ton piece of metal when it fell over. that metal piece was part of bridge'
Jun 2, 2013 5:30pm PDT
the much anticipated summit between the u.s. and china with cyberspying high on the agenda. the first comments from angelina jolie since her double mastectomy to prevent cancer. >> i've been very happy to see the discussion about women's health. >> magalie laguerre-wilkinson talks with two women about why they made the same choice. >> and john blackstone on goalball, the sport that gives em involved a whole new perspective. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news."
Jun 9, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> there are so many different kinds of immigrants here in the bay area from china, india and vietnam in addition to the many from mexico so the difficulty for california politicians is trying to come up with a solution that works for all of them. >> we have a different set of issues because added layers of complexity. >> twha tees the vice chair of san francisco's republican party. >> certain groups are going to want to make sure they are protected just as equally as others. the democrats need to understand this isn't going to be some sort of amnesty or give away, but this has to be a program that actually addresses the underlying issues. >> including border security. senator ma rco rubio warned just last week the upcoming debate to pass muster with hold-out republicans. >> i'm concerned that perhaps they're not as serious as they say they are about immigration reform, but the time is now. >> in san francisco, kpi x 5. >>> procedural votes to begin debate on the bill are scheduled on the senate floor tuesday, the same day the president is slated to deliver remarks on immigration. >>>
Apr 14, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. and china for a peaceful solution with north korea. >> reporter: secretary of state, john kerry, met with chinese leaders in beijing, to try to persuade north korea to get rid of their nuclear weapon. >> we pull together to ask north korea to abide by international obligations. >> reporter: china is the north closest ally. it is reluctant to take a stance against the nuclear ambigs over fears instability in the region could send refugees spilling over its borders. [speaking in foreign language] >> reporter: foreign policy chief said that we maintain the issue should be handled and resolved peacefully through dialogue and consultation, china agreed to work with the u.s. kerry believes china will put essure to have north korea change its ways. >> no question in my mind that china is very serious, very serious about denuclearizing. today they made an unprecedented joint statement. they tone usually do that. >> reporter: north korea tuesday -- they don't usually do that. >> reporter: north korea said reportedly they will not back down. the leader has grown more defiant in recent wee
Jun 8, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and china's new president ping began with smiles and a private walk with just the two leaders and their translators. for the two presidents the issue of cybersecurity was the top of the agenda. the u.s. accused of china of spying on american businesses and the pentagon by hacking into the computer networks. the president's national security adviser said the subject dominated the meeting. >> the president underscored it's key to the future of china economic economic relations. >> ping said they've also been a victim of computer spying and agreed to work with the u.s. on establishing a set of cyber protocols. they met at a private estate outside palm springs, california. while their talks didn't appear to get heated the temperature soared to over 100 degrees. nearby protesters also bravedthe desert heat and meditated under tents. john lee said he would like to return to his native china but fears he would be arrested for his criticism of the government and its inhumane treatment of the chinese people. >> the president, it's your duty to stop this persecution. >> reporter: president
Apr 7, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> governor brown goes to china searching for investment dollars the governor said there are plenty of billions china wants to invest in the u.s among the high points, he will ride the bullet train joined by the head of california high speed rail authority. the governor will open a trade office in shanghai officially renewing business ties with china. >> >> cal was leading at 10, but they have just lost to louisville. more coming up in sports. >> >> why this pint-sized player was on the football field during a college game, running for a touchdown. . >>> weather changes are ahead. mark will be here with a look at your workweek's forecast. . [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse isn't it? see back in my day we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ ma
May 12, 2013 5:30pm PDT
they can open in china. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. outrageous and chilling.
Jun 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
to be protected from u.s. persecution. >> most governments do it. china does it. the u.s. is doing it. so i think what he did was actually a very brave thing. he was willing to give up everything for that. >> hong kong's chief executive issued a statement saying, snowden's case will be handled appropriately. he also said that chinese government will investigate if any citizens of hong kong had their privacy violated. >>> vice president joe biden surprised some diners in sunnyvale today. biden and congressman mike honda popped into hobby's restaurant for some handshakes with a side of photographs. the vp is in town for his niece's graduation from stanford and to do a little fundraising for representative honda, running for re-election. >>> it sounds like great news. home prices skyrocketing in parts of the bay area. but it's not one size fits all. some spots are still struggling in a big way. kpix 5's patrick sedillo tells us about a plan to keep richmond homeowners afloat. >> my home was valued at $498,000. and it is now valued at $109,000. >> $450,000 what i owe to the bank and it