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health surcharge. patrons led to believe restaurants are complying with the city's 2008 law requiring them to supply health benefits to their workers. but is it? according to a report, one market restaurant in san francisco's financial district only paid out $12,646 in healthcare expense to its employees. they kept more than $100,000. more than 90 restaurants in san francisco levy a surcharge. >> of that money, only 20%, about 12 million, have been spent on healthcare. that means $50 million that should have spent is not happening. >> reporter: keeping the money isn't illegal but supervisor david campos wants to tighten
loopholes introducing legislation forcing funds to remain available to employees until 18 months after they leave a job. >> if they don't, they are not meeting their obligation under the law. >> reporter: are they fined? >> they are in violation of local law and then there are certain personalities embedded in the law. >> reporter: restaurant owners contend the surcharge also pays for the city's higher minimum wage. the city's employment tax and employees' sick leave. but health advocates say the fine print is misleading on restaurant menus. and in some cases, employees themselves have a hard time even getting reimbursed for healthcare. >> some of the restaurants and businesses are putting limitation on it so that it expires after 12 months. reporter: the president of market one said that yes, in
fact, he takes into account all the surcharges on the bill and knows some of it goes to health, some to the high cost of doing business. he said maybe it's time to change the writing on that menu because it's misleading to customers. there are other restaurant owners who use 100% of that money directly to the employees themselves. that's the president of one market. >> either we have a lot of healthy food service employees in san francisco who don't use it or that loophole needs to be tightened up. sounds like. >> in san francisco, juliette goodrich, thank you. it's official. meg whitman is bag in business as the new leader of hewlett- packard. the palo alto company named her as its president and ceo today despite complaints that hp didn't go through a more thorough search process. the former gop gubernatorial candidate and ebay chief will
replace leo apotheker. stock prices plunged after he took over less than a year ago. whitman now leads a struggling company that's shifting from the pc business to software and services. protestors have taken over a building on the uc berkeley campus. there are 60 people inside toll man hall starting around noon today with as many as 400 protestors marching across campus. they are upset about the proposed tuition hikes and budget cuts for the uc system. tuition could rise as much as 16% per year for four years. police say that there has been at least one confrontation with a university police officer involving pepper spray. and nearly 23,000 northern california health professionals are walking the picket lines tonight. the california nurses association organized the one- day strike to protest benefit
cuts and other concessions sought by hospital management. >> the employers throughout the bay area are i believe attempting to take advantage of the economic times. >> this strike is about a union that's out of touch. we are in difficult economic times. this particular hospital is struggling financially and cannot sustain the unreasonable demands of the unions. >> more than 33 medical centers are affected statewide including several here in the bay area. officials say that they made preparations for the strike such as bringing in replacement nurses and rescheduling elective surgeries. the strike is expected to end at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning, but then there will be five-day lockout. also tonight, jaycee lee dugard is taking on the federal government. she is suing the federal parole board for failing to monitor properly phillip garrido. koula gianulias on the mistakes her attorney calls outrageous
and inexcusable. >> she is trying to correct the system so that something like this doesn't happen again. >> reporter: she was awarded $20 million in damages from the state. now jaycee dugard is going after the federal government for failing to supervise her abductor, phillip garrido. according to the federal complaint, had they simply performed their duties, jaycee and her daughters would not have been forced to endure a virtual lifetime of physical and mental abuse from a detonated time bomb. >> it's going to be a little more difficult at the federal level. the federal authorities are going to say that they had community and that they were acting within the course and scope of their employment. >> reporter: but dugard has a strong case according to federal defense attorney tom johnson because of the media attention, public support and a long list of federal failures. >> there were sommer. >> reporter: made along the way. he was such a high risk offender. there was every reason to be watching garrido really like a hawk at every step of the way. >> reporter: these failures are
listed in a 25-page complaint that also includes new disturbing details like garrido repeatedly failing to pass drug and alcohol tests as a federal parolee. garrido's blood alcohol level was .45%, a reading typically associated with unconsciousness and possible death. also garrido's federal court testimony in the late '70s admitting he repeatedly masturbated in public at the sight site of schools, grammar schools and high schools in my own car while i was watching young females." the lawsuit doesn't ask for a specific dollar amount. >> that was koula gianulias reporting. south san francisco police are looking for this man. they say that he tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl monday morning near alta loma middle school. that girl was able to break free and run for help. the suspect is described as a black man in his 20s with dredlocks and several piercings. oakland mayor jean quan is answering critics to claim that
the area around her house is an eyesore and the potential fire hazard. chopper 5 found video of a gardener cleaning up around her home today after a neighbor took photographs and complained that the area under her deck was overgrown. >> you're right. the mayor of the city has to be in compliance like everyone else. but unlike many of the people who we're talking about, i have not gotten a written blight complaint against me or i would have fixed it. >> mayor quan says that the overgrowth is what happens when the garden is ignored during months of campaigning for office. she also says she is working to fix the broken steps and clear the ivy. the city of vallejo has some new firefighters on the front lines. federal grants allowed the cash- strapped city to beef up its force and don ford reports the new recruits say they are ready for action. >> reporter: the vallejo fire department is about to start this house on fire with more
than a dozen firefighters still inside. it's the final exercise of their firefighting academy. captain don sterna has a few final words. >> if something happens and we have to evacuate the building, whatever the reason -- >> reporter: it's a carefully controlled classroom. fire recruits from around the region are in the last phase of instruction before being sworn in as official firefighters. one says vallejo got some outside help to hire back five positions. >> these federal grants have allowed us to bring on new firefighters. these five will replace retirees. the next nine that we're going to hire will allow us to open up one more station. >> reporter: that station is number 5, closed when the city started running into financial trouble. new recruit jonathan barcs says being a firefighter is his dream job and hard to get. >> a lot of school work,
paramedics as well as emt. so a little over three years total. >> reporter: captain dan sarna keeps the training as real as possible. >> the temperatures are up to 1200 degrees the floor temperature we kept it around 300. we did it 1.5 to 350. >> reporter: the vallejo fire department is looking forward to the next fire academy where they hope to get nine more recruits. but as always, funding is still a question mark. in vallejo, don ford, cbs 5. they will live on in our hearts, minds and also in san francisco fire department's history because they gave their lives in their duties. >> today san francisco memorialized two firefighters killed in the line of duty. city leaders unveiled a wall inscribed with the names of lieutenant vincent perez and firefighter paramedic anthony valerio. the two men died as you remember in what's known as a flashover explosion during a house fire in the diamond heights district back in june.
there was nothing in the supply chain that could get him what needed. >> how a bay area civilian is stepping up to do what the u.s. military cannot. >> keeping tabs on drivers. how some gps device may be making money off where you go. imagine an autopsy without a dead body or any boundaries. >> whole body you can do just the muscles, the bones, just the blood vessels, cut it in half. >> reporter: how a simple swipe is replacing the scalpel coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> mahmoud ahmadinejad called the u.s. and some european nations arrogant powers and blasted america on a number of issues from the global financial crisis slavery. he suggested that september 11th was a conspiracy and said the u.s. threatened sanctions on anyone who questions the attacks. later ahmadinejad said it's not too late, though, to fix ties with the u.s. they spend their days battling insurgents and avoiding roadside bombs. but there's one enemy our troops in afghanistan can't seem to fight off, the flu. mike sugerman tells us what's worse, our guys can't seem to get the right supplies to stay healthy. mike. reporter: there's some kind of bug going around. are you sick? take a day off work to get better? that's nice. these guys can't. there's something going around in parts of afghanistan and our guys are down for the count.
>> on monday morning i received a satellite phone call from a battalion sergeant major and said, half of our unit has fallen ill. >> reporter: aaron gets phone calls like this sometimes, although the military won't ever confirm it. it's against regulations to call civilians and ask for help. but they need it. so aaron started "troops direct," a group that sends soldiers stuff the military can't get or would take forever to arrive. this time it's power washers to clean up the base, wash down all the gear and supplies coming in so the other half of the division won't get sick. >> he said there was nothing in the supply chain that could get him what he needed in order to fix this problem. >> reporter: that's what he does. they fight red tape to help our military fight the wars. >> our servicemembers are not issued soap. they are not issued toothpaste or syringes. they requested about 500 of them which we're shipping out today. >> reporter: there just weren't enough. but today's urgent need is power
washers, 20 of them, at a cost of $250 each, to buy, box and ship. home depot is giving them to troops direct at cost but that's still $5,000. >> it's a daunting task. >> reporter: but not daunting enough to keep him from the task. you know, earlier this week we did a story about muffins costing $18 each so the government was paying? and then you talk to troops direct and they are sending over chalk so our troops can markoff where the ieds are because right now they are using bottle caps apparently because they are not -- they don't always have the chalk and if you would like to donate whatever you can, cbssf.com. go to the news section and we have a link. this is a no-brainer. this is just unbelievable. >> i have met aaron. we know him. it's absolutely amazing. people don't realize this, but he send over stretchers because wounded americans are being dragged by their vests because
there's no stretchers. >> reporter: yeah. stretchers and syringes were my aha moments. what ?! >> for the medical teams. >> yeah. >> come on! >> we tell this story too often. >> it's socks, underwear, a lot of things they don't get. they just don't get it. the u.s. military does not provide it. >> reporter: bottle caps to put down where the ie ds are. >> we should keep checking on him every couple weeks. >> every day. >> absolutely. thanks, mike. the white house is opposing a lawsuit that would give full severance pay to u.s. troops dismissed under "don't ask, don't tell." the american civil liberties use uv union is seeking class action status for 142 former servicemembers who only got half pay after the military discharged them for being gay. the obama administration says it does not defend the reduced pay but that the court cannot rewrite military regulations. all right. roberta gonzales now with that cooldown as promised. >> we had a little bit of a cooldown at the coast and the
bay today. but inland temperatures cooled ever so gently, try 2 degrees. that was inland. right now some of the numbers from the mid-60s in san francisco to 93 degrees in concord. but in a moment, i'm going to show you even a wider span of temperatures right here in the major crow climates. take a look at this. it's our live cbs 5 weather camera. this is what's causing the cooldown. many people look at that and they say, ha ha! that's relief. that's a finger of fog working its way into the bay underneath the golden gate bridge and on top of it, as well. but it's a pretty compressed deck. this is what it looks like on our satellite and all day it kind of played hit and miss with the coast. now it wants to push east. temperatures today across the bay area into the 80s and to 90 in the santa clara valley. east of the bay 100 degrees in antioch, otherwise it was 99 in pleasanton. central bay numbers pretty much in the 70s and low 80s for afternoon highs. and it looks like for the most
part, temperatures will come down as the season changes, so will the temperatures. 73 degrees in redwood city right now. 93 in concord. look at this. 40-degree span from pacifica to fairfield. 95 degrees there at this hour. so tonight overnight we will see a blanket of cloud along the coast and into the bay into the 50s and 60s. then we see the intrusion of these clouds. it will produce a little bit of patchy fog. it's going to affect our weekend, when the temperatures take a nosedive and ken and dana, we'll share with you those weekend forecast temperatures and surf's up. we'll talk about that too, coming up late. >> thank you. well, bart is cleaning up its act. trains are going to get new seats and much sooner than expected. bart will spend $1.3 million to order more than 5,000 padded seats. now, instead of fabric, the new seats will be covered with a nonporous vinyl material that can be easily cleaned and sterilized nightly. customers will begin seeing these new seats in the next six
to nine months. speed enforcement cameras will come to san francisco if a transportation official gets her way. cheryl brinkman wants a program similar to red light cameras which take pictures of cars as they bolt through intersections. cities like san jose and oakland have tried them but they were eventually shut down after legal challenges. speed cameras are currently prohibited in california. imagine spending millions of dollars on green projects that won't cost taxpayers dime. it is happening in a number of cities all across california. several bay area investor groups want to lend a total of $650 million to green the state's aging buildings. patrick sedillo shows us how the project is already paying off. reporter: if buildings were cars, these would be gas guzzlers. so-called brown buildings that waste energy through outdated heating and cooling systems. >> 50% of the average bill of
all buildings in the united states, residential and commercial buildings, is from the hvac system. >> reporter: a new program helps buildings go green without a single taxpayer dollar. >> this is getting paid back with property taxes. >> reporter: property owners borrow money from groups like clean fund upgrade their buildings/energy bills and repay the costs through surcharges on the property tax bills. >> they have gotten a bit more efficient. >> reporter: this place in rohnert park is already seeing the dividends up from grades. >> for ma'amly this number would be -- normally, this number would be around 300. it's now 40. >> reporter: brad baker showing off the energy meter at his new project. he spent $5 million on green upgrades at the former hewlett- packard plant. >> our pg&e bill is about $150,000 a month. after we do all these energy retrofits, install the solar, our pg&e bill will be less than $10,000 a month. >> reporter: green loans could pay for solar panels, new windows, doors and mechanical systems. >> we save a lot on our utility
bill. we get a credit from the federal government. they also get a producer's credit to produce the solar electricity from pg&e. >> reporter: it's such a good idea that cities from sacramento to san francisco are rolling out similar programs for residential and commercial properties. in rohnert park, patrick sedillo, cbs 5. a recovery milestone for bryan stow. the first words he has spoken in six months. normally you need a body to perform an actual autopsy. not i know more. the world's first virtual cadaver invented here in the bay area. that's coming up in two minutes. closed captioning of eyewitness news is brought to you by shreve & co. jewelers, a san francisco original.
stow spoke for the first time, since getting beaten it may be the most dramatic sign of his recovery so far. giants fan bryan stow spoke for the first time since being beaten into a coma in the spring. his family says when stow's speech therapist showed him pictures of his kidsers said, identify like to see them. he was aided by speaking valve. doctors say they are encouraged by this. his injuries remain serious. the two men accused of beating stow are scheduled to be in
court next week. medical investigators often have to determine cause of death through autopsies but force the first time this year, medical students are learning to perform autopsies without a real body. >> but dr. kim mulvihill shows us the cutting edge technology that doesn't require a scan pell. reporter: at stanford university scientists roll out a human cadaver. it's time for dissection. but where's the body? you got to plug it in first. soon, you're eye to eye with the world's first virtual cadaver. >> you can rotate it around. >> reporter: the face is actually the photograph of a living person but underneath you get a remarkable look at 3- d anatomy using real-life images from real humans and human cadavers from the muscles and heart, soft tissues, even the bones. >> love it. >> reporter: stanford's dr.
paul brown worked with a medical technology firm in san jose to come up with the device. he let my fingers do the walking. i'm actually flipping the body. dr. brown explains how the images were created by using powerful "ct" scans. >> we scan cadavers at a very high resolution so you don't have to worry about radiation. >> reporter: the virtual dissection table will not replace the real cadaver but, rather, enhance the teaching and learning of anatomy. the touchscreen allows you to explore human anatomy in great detail from a wide variety of angles. >> you can do the whole body, just the muscles, just the bones, blood vessels, cut it in half. >> reporter: instead of a scalpel you swipe your finger, for example at the top of the skull to see inside the brain. pop-up notes let you know what you're looking at. >> we can interact with the material in ways that are not possible with the real cadaver. >> reporter: this doctor teaches clinical anatomy at stanford. this fall for the first time, medical students will perform both virtual and traditional
cadaver dissections. >> we are looking forward to it, we're excited about it. we really want to focus in on the true learning value that technologies of this type provide. >> reporter: and since no two humans are exactly the same, stanford scientist hope to include scans of thousands of bodies with all sorts of medical problems. >> we hope it's a global library. >> reporter: for all you smart phone users, one day there might even be an app for in a. >> absolutely. in fact, that's already in the pipeline. >> reporter: putting anyone a cut above the rest. dr. kim mulvihill, cbs 5 healthwatch. another brutal day on wall street. [ closing bell ] >> the advice from the federal reserve that sent the markets in a tailspin. onstar may be watching, even if you don't subscribe. what it plans to do with that information that is raising privacy concerns. people can express an order of magnitude more things than they could before. >> facebook gets a whole new
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street. stocks plunged with the dow at one point falling more than 500 points. while the markets recovered slightly, there are growing concerns about the already weak economy. as alexis christoforous tells us, new measures to boost the economy are not getting a warm reception. >> reporter: the closing bill marked the end of a major sell- off. wall street's loss of confidence in the already shaky economy sent the dow plunging more than 500 points before finishing the day down nearly 400. many investors now believe another recession is more likely than ever. >> i think that a lot of people are just starting to realize that, wow, really, i think we're still in a bad place. and i think that's very scary to a lot of people. >> reporter: wall street was reacting to the federal reserve's latest plan to try to boost the economy. the fed will use $400 billion to lower interest rates even further, hoping businesses will borrow more, spend more, and ultimately create more jobs. many traders don't believe it's going to work. >> that's the most important number is that jobs number.
and this probably won't do it. >> reporter: economists believe the plan will do little to encourage americans to spend. interest rates for home, car and credit card loans are already low and are not expected to drop significantly. the dow is down more than 15% in just the past two months and it's now on track for its worst weekly performance since the financial crisis in 2008. stocks in europe also spent the day in freefall. business activity there has slowed to the lowest level in two years and there are concerns it could get even worse. >> for a world still scarred by the trauma of the crisis and confidence still very fragile, the effects of those concerns are much greater. they're amplified. >> reporter: economists believe that could cause a worldwide recession. alexis christoforous, cbs news, wall street. pass the jobs bill. that's president obama's direct
challenge to house speaker and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. the president spoke in front of a bridge that need repairs in ohio and connects that state to kentucky. those happen to be house speaker john boehner and mcconnell's home states. mr. obama said his $447 billion jobs bill will fund public works projects and speed up repairs to crumbling bridges and roads. >> >> there is work to be done and there are workers ready to do it. so let's tell congress to pass this jobs bill right away. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> republicans aren't crazy about the president's jobs proposal. they say the package does not provide real solutions to the nation's fiscal troubles. if you are looking for a job, brush up on your web scam skills. on the consumerwatch, julie watts shows us how more employers are doing away with the traditional interviews. >> reporter: with california's unemployment at 12.1%, simply landing an interview these days is of job seeker's dream.
but many are finding they are less likely to score one face to face and more likely to do it via webcam. >> mostly we use skype in case our candidates are around the country. >> reporter: she says using a webcam has become the norm for first round interviews. >> just really helpful for us to meet our candidates beforehand, and see if they are the kind of quality person that we want to fly out for an in- person interview. >> reporter: she isn't alone. 42% of first round interviews this year are expected to take place virtually via webcam. that's up from just 10% from last year. and career coach marty them he could says it's primarily about the bottom line. >> in these tight economic times, companies are looking for every possible way to save money. >> reporter: the webcam trend is great for tech savvy college students and recent grads like these. >> it's helpful. i love how technology is being in that -- i love how
technology is moving in that direction. >> reporter: not everyone is comfortable in front of a webcam, especially the more mature applicants who didn't grow up with the technology and are used to more traditional interviews. >> so many people are not their regular selves in front of a webcam so they get the deer in the headlight look or they get scared. that's the downside. >> reporter: career coaches suggest preparing for your virtual interviews by practicing with a friend and remember, the webcam doesn't lie. so dress like you would for any interview. pick a good setting, not a cluttered kitchen or messy bedroom. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. if you are a driver who puts a premium on privacy, you might not like onstar's new terms and conditions. first, you might be tracked even after you cancel the service. secondly, gm communication service can sell your data to third parties like law enforcement and credit card
companies. that data includes speed, seatbelt usage, odometer readings and location. the changes take effect in december. you can opt out by contacting onstar. it is a new look for facebook and already, it is an overwhelming dislike by many of its users. joe vazquez on what is new and why these changes have upset so many people. >> reporter: posted on your page there are major changes under way for facebook that allow you to share even more >> all kinds of different things about your life, runs, bike rides, cooking, eating, sleeping, happiness, fashion, anything you want. >> reporter: mark zuckerberg made the announcement at the developers conference. he says users will soon be able to download a new class of social application which enable you to see what news articles your friends are reading and even share music through the website spotify. >> this is what spotify is going to add to your timeline, the songs you listen to your radio
station, the albums that you listen to and you get this nice big story of what it's going to look like. >> reporter: now if you think something is interesting on your friend's page, you don't have to like it. you will have a variety of option signifying that you read it or listen to it. what if you don't like the changes, including the profile page which has more video and photos or the timeline which allows you to revisit years of posts? >> people spend lots of time at facebook and what facebook does is they go and move all the furniture around. and then people come home and they trip over it and get mad. >> reporter: some users like some of my facebook friends want to know not just why there are so many changes but why they are not consulted about them ahead of time. i asked mark zuckerberg that question in a news conference where they didn't allow videocameras. i said do you think people are too sensitive to change or are you insensitive? his response, facebook believes they do consult their users, that they are constantly getting
feedback and that's why they are making these changes. that and the fact that they have to keep up with competition as others do their best to change facebook status as the most prolific social network in the world. joe vazquez, cbs 5. faster than the speed of light? the scientific breakthrough that was supposed to be impossible. a dead satellite on a collision course for earth. now we know where it won't hit. ,,
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says you probably learned it in grammar school. einstein's theory of relativity says nothing can go faster than the speed of light. right? a german researcher may have shattered that belief. scientist at the world's largest physics lab says they clocked an unusual type of subatomic particle called a
neutrino traveling faster than the speed of light. there is skepticism and even the researchers are asking for variegation of their findings. it looks like we are in the clear. this is animation of the school bus-sized satellite that's expected to plummet to earth tomorrow. nasa now says it is not expected to hit north america. official may have a better idea later tonight where it will hit. most of the satellite, though, is expected to burn up on re- entry. san jose's newest hotspot doesn't open until next month officially but our "eye on the bay" team has a sneak preview in a life show tonight. >> brian hackney, thuy vu join us now from san jose to tell us all about it. hey, guys. >> hey, hi, ken and dana. a beautiful evening here in downtown san jose. >> it is gorgeous. if you just look right over here, you will see the old -- you know what that is? that's the peralta adobe. the oldest building in san jose. it was built in 1797.
but if you look over in this direction, this is one of the newest buildings. this is san pedro square market. this is going to be the happening spot when it's done here in san jose. tonight you get a sneak preview. you can wine and dine here and get a haircut. there's a great bar offering watermelon cocktails. >> it's built in the very friendly and accessible ideas, places like great pizza plate. >> they will be open until 10:00 tonight just for us because we're here. so come by and also marcus d over there the afternoon deejay from alice will be joining us. >> obviously the food blogger. "eye on the bay" a live broadcast 15 minutes from now. >> a blending of old and new.
i went to the beach today. foggy! couldn't do it. >> it's amazing. >> didn't last too long that good weather, did it? >> well, it depends. >> three days. along the coast we had a dramatic cooldown today. inland temperatures dropped by 2 degrees in livermore where yesterday it was 100 degrees and today it topped off at 98. check out the temperature span right now. pacifica in the mid-50s. otherwise, 40 degrees warmer. wow, where else do you find that in the total us of a? 95 degrees at this hour in fairfield.
as ken said, we have a blanket of low clouds and fog hanging tight to the coast. there you have it. this is just gorgeous. it's under the golden gate bridge and also on top of it. it's very compressed and trying to make its way east towards oakland. let's check the high temperatures today. san jose 86. 80s to 90s across the santa clara valley. east of the bay we had triple digits in antioch. otherwise, it was 93 in concord. and central bay from the 70s all the wayne to 81 degrees in hayward. san francisco that's pretty spot on for this time of the year. and remarkably, this is pretty much the warmest time of the year in the city by the bay where temperatures top off in the 70s and everywhere else it's in the month of july. lows tonight with that blanket of low clouds and fog at the coast and into the bay into the 50s to 60. here you have it. the marine layer roughly about 1,000 feet deep trying to get deeper as the evening progresses. there's your friday night. that stratus pushes inland a little bit further at least a
good 40 miles. cloudy at the coast and the bay later on. then, tomorrow, season changes with autumn officially arrival at 2:04 a.m. as the season changes so do the temperatures inland but not until saturday. triple digits in the central valley for your getaway friday. thunderstorms possible in the high sierra in yosemite. numbers in the 80s across the south bay into the almaden valley to alviso. 83 in union city. east of the bay with that dry wind out of the northwest, 10 to 20 miles per hour, 93 in san ramon. outside number will be 95 in brentwood, tracy, oakley and in mountain house. discovery bay, as well. 62 bodega bay socked in. 86 degrees in novato. the extended forecast does call for this, almost a repeat performance friday before we begin to see that dramatic cooldown on the first full day of tom on saturday. over the weekend -- of autumn
smith sustai well, it turns out that 49er quarterback alex smith sustained a concussion against the cowboys but will play sunday against the bengals in cincinnati. smith was beat up by dallas when he took six sacks. he did not fumble. i spoke with jim harbaugh today about smith's concussion. is it true he didn't even know there was a problem until after the game? >> yeah. you know, sometimes you don't know you have a concussion until the doctors tell you you have one. >> very good point. it was just mild so no problem with sunday? >> uhm, no, he didn't complain at all during the game about it. >> now, it's interesting all week long they have been talking about your decision to not take the points off the board. >> right. >> do you find yourself reading people's analysis of your decisions or kind of wanting to tune into sports talk raid yes
radio to hear what they are saying, or do you say, i'm not going to play that game? >> to be honest with you, i don't know what's going on in the outside world, what the stock market is doing, if there's been any natural disasters anywhere. all i know is work and loving my family right now. that's all i have time for. >> you don't know what's going on in talk radio or the stock market? >> really don't pay attention to any of that. >> let's talk about cincinnati. >> i hope you're not offended by that. but no, i don't tune into the show or -- >> you don't watch this show? >> no. >> you're like the star of the show and you don't want "49er preview"? >> us. >> doing other things. >> i understand you actually wash your car, wash the truck. >> i got it washed. >> that means fighter left, took off or what happened? he survives. he lives on, yes. >> right. >> so the spider is still hiding behind the mirror? >> after the car was washed, there was another web there. no blackout for sunday's raider game against the jets at
the coliseum. all the action can be seen right here on cbs 5 starting at 1:00. >> the raiders! the last time the jets were in oakland then rookie quarterback mark sanchez was celebrating a 38-0 victory by polishing off a hot dog on the sidelines. at the time it gave people heartburn and could be giving the raiders a little motivation. >> i hope we can make it more interesting for him so he doesn't have to use hot dogs. so hopefully we can take the mustard and the relish and onions and all that and put it away and play football. >> why we let him have that comfort level [ indiscernible ] because it was [ indiscernible ] [ loud background noise ] >> once again, the ballgame on our air this sunday. you know, they do well there. then you have the patriots coming in a week later. so could be looking at two games sellouts in a row. stay tuned. fifth quarter after the game. as final home game against
the rangers. what better time for weeks to get his first big league home run. he ends his homerless streak at 90 games, the second longest to start a career in franchise history. game tied at 3 in the 8th inning. coco crisp lines one, weeks races around and that would score the go-ahead run. the rookie was on base four times and the as win, 4-3. now, you know that the giants have to leapfrog two teams to get to the wild card. one of them the cardinals of. and what a collapse by st. louis today. they ended the 9th with a 6-2 lead. willie harris knocks in two for the lead and the mets win 8-6. the cardinals are now two games back of the braves who have the day off. so with a win tonight the giants would be three games behind atlanta with six to play. they are breathing. they have a pulse. the red sox, they are in the middle of a donnybrook for a spot in the play-offs and their ace pitcher josh beckett might have other things on his mind. now, beckett's wife holly is
due to have her baby tomorrow, which does not sit well with manager terry francona. >> yeah, i'm going to go down the store and get a cork for her. [ laughter ] >> that baby ain't coming. [ laughter ] >> not today. we need him. shoes were coming off at the tour championship in atlanta. hunter mahan didn't want to take a drop out of the lake on 17 so he decided to give himself a shower. mahan would bogey the hole. he is three back of the leader, keegan bradley who won the pad championship. this is the final -- who won the pga championship. this is the final play-off of the fedex cup championship. the winner gets $10 million. when mariucci what is the coach of the 49ers my wife and i had our first wife. i was going to japan where the 9ers were playing. you can't get on that flight. your wife's going to have a baby. airplane going to japan? so i did not travel with the 49ers to japan.
>> what a contrast. the other guy wants to put a cork in her. nice. [ laughter ] >> it didn't stop my husband. >> i wonder what his wife stayed to him when he got -- >> didn't stop randy. he traveled with the sharks. yeah. >> well, you know, they don't know -- they just -- they -- not that they don't know. right? [ laughter ] >> "eye on the bay" is coming up next. i went to mexico the day after my son was born. >> ataa baby!