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580, no word on any arrests. four people lucky to escape with minor injuries after their sailboat ran aground in pacifica. this happened last night, we caught up with two of the survivors. >> we have no idea. absolutely no idea. me and my fianci's life -- every little bit of what we have is on the boat. it is all material, as long as we got out with our life. >> reporter: she was one of four on board the boat, they are not related, they are like family on a trip of a lifetime. after 18 years on the road as a truck driver, the cocaptain traded the open road for the open seas. >> this was something we were gonna do for ourselves. >> reporter: she managed to escape with the bruce -- bruised wrist. >> a lady jumped off and landed
on her face. i ran into the surfline and pulled her out. the other two people left, jumped off with her dog and that was it. >> reporter: marlena was the first one off the ship, she is seven months pregnant and was monitored at a local hospital. >> everything's okay, nothing's wrong. >> reporter: these bags are all that is left of their possessions. >> we have nothing to our name, the captain give us about $100. that is what we have. >> reporter: she will not sail again until she has the baby but tonnie insists this is not going to stop her. >> i want to do it again, so bad. even ending this badly, and the things we will have to face moneywise, i need a job. someone can get me a job, i need a job. i'm a hard worker and i'm smart. you have to have a good sense of humor. if you don't you might as well
give up. you have to have a good sense of humor. it is our home, everything we have when into that. and it hurts to see her there beached. >> reporter: the plan is to have it towed to the sausalito area, it may be a gradual process but they would like to set sail again, one of the captains wants to become the first transgender women to set sail around the world. one person was killed in this crash on interstate 680. chp says it happened after 4 am north of olympic boulevard. highway had to be shut down and reopened a few hours later. one car was involved, it is not clear what caused the crash. police arrested a man accused of taking a brand-new car for an illegal test drive. the 22-year-old hopped into a honda accord at a local dealership as the salesperson
got out. officers later tracked him down on junction avenue. he was taken into custody after a brief struggle and booked into jail. we are learning more about the ex-fianci of the suspected golden state killer. tonight, the daily mail identifies her as a 67-year-old travel blogger. the wedding announcement appeared in the auburn journal of me in 1970. her name was bonnie coldwell. they say they met as students at sierra college, a former investigator on the case told us the golden state killer yelled out the name bonnie during at least one of his attacks. >> he is making the statement i hate you bonnie, i hate you bonnie. what i would call in anger type racist -- rapist. there is a stressor that makes him angry and instead of lashing out at what makes him angry, he by proxy lashes out
at his victim. >> they say dna evidence links him to 50 rapes and a dozen murders in the 1970s and 80s. he appeared in court friday to face charges for two of the killings but did not enter a plea. he is due in court on may 14. san francisco's mayoral candidates are agreeing that public drug use is a problem. we asked three of them what they will do about it. >> reporter: ever since we aired footage of drug users lining the walls inside the civic center bar station, shooting up in the open, the question has always been what now? three san francisco mayoral candidates offered answers. we caught up with london breed, president of the san francisco board of supervisors as she joined two dozen off-duty firefighters hunting for used needles. >> the story that kpix5 did in the fact that people are seeing that every day, that should not
be normal. >> reporter: she is proposing safe injection sites to get addicts off the streets where they will face counselors and be offered help. >> not only getting people inside but more importantly we want to get people the help they need. we are talking about medical and detox facilities within the same area. sadly, addiction isn't going anywhere because we don't see it. >> reporter: at a forum on homelessness, the supervisor says homelessness and drug addiction are linked. the long-term solution has been and will always be permanent supportive housing. >> our plan from 2004-2012 housed over 4000 homeless. it works, i did it before, we will do it again. it's the way to go. >> reporter: at a campaign event, jane kim says she supports safe injection sites and permanent supportive housing.
kim wants to expand services by vastly increasing the number of psychiatric and medical treatment beds and subsidy programs. they plan to pay for by introducing a tax. >> i am supporting a $300 million revenue measure for the upcoming november 2018 ballot. it is a modest increase on companies that make $50 million or more in san francisco and it will generate $300 million to help us address homelessness. from needles to rats, the city of oakland has its own dirty problem. this video was posted on facebook this afternoon, he is standing on trash dangling a rat by its tail as it kicks and likes. this is at union point park, he says they found 19 rats while cleaning up garbage but it is a weekly site. >> this is what we pick up every sunday morning. i'm take him to city hall.
>> the last part was a joke, he told us while he won't actually bring the rat to work he will continue the garbage cleanups. in oakland, churches sending a different message to congregations. don't call the cops. melissa kane explains. >> reporter: a few weeks ago we learned about a cafe on the outskirts of oakland that is refusing service to police officers in uniform. now here at the first congregational church of oakland, church leaders are telling their members don't call the police. >> we stand with integrity, we will not be a part of the violent system. >> reporter: this is a church member and former pastor. >> in this constant structure, all safety is an illusion. >> reporter: one of several leaders working to discourage people from calling the police. they are relying more on community, less on law enforcement. >> as a faith community that
loves one another we don't feel we can continue to support a system that harms people we love. >> reporter: church members have been hurt by police. >> we have had people surveilled, targeted, followed, harassed, sexually assaulted. >> reporter: the church is one of several in oakland working to find community alternatives to police. oakland deputy says if the church can prevent crime, he is all for it. >> if the goal is to have a safe community, we can do it together and not separate. >> reporter: he admits the public has lost some trust in the police but says they are still the best resource for people in distress. >> when there is an emergency it is appropriate to call the police and allow us to respond. >> reporter: karen mitchell says even with the new no police policy, there may still be times when police are needed. >> if someone was killed, if there was gunshots, lives are in danger, of course. we try to get them before that
point. >> reporter: will this work? will the community be safer without police? >> we don't know until we try. we are about faith and our faith is in things unseen. a showdown along the us- mexico border, hundreds of asylum-seekers stream towards the san diego crossing and are being told there is no more room. a health scare lead this entrepreneur to a medical breakthrough but she said it was a tough sell with many male investors. a sign that most vacationers never see, the rundown motels that have become the last resort for the people who keep tahoe's tourism industry running. we had a little bit of this, rain. it is heading out, we will have the forecast after the break.
towers. don't be surprised if you see people swinging around on the golden gate bridge. engineers will be harnessing up to conduct top to bottom inspections of the bridge towers. is the first time they are being done up close. in the past they used binoculars to look for problem areas. this time they will descend with ropes and pulleys looking for rust and other signs of structural damage. the inspections are inspected -- expected to take about a week. the east bay was shaken up by a couple modest earthquakes. there was one at 10:35 am and a second that struck at 3:25 pm. they are known for clusters of small quakes, feeling a few more overnight would be less than a surprise. many of the workers in like tahoe who keep the tourism and jim -- engine humming are struggling. we have the tale of two tahoe's.
>> reporter: this is a tahoe you see in the vacation outs. the pristine lake, snowcapped sierra nevada mountains and the luxury beachfront restaurants and ski resorts. this is the tahoe you don't see, rundown, cheap motels that have become the last resort for the everyday workers who support the local economy. >> this is my room for the next two days. i have to move every three weeks even though i work full time. >> reporter: nearly everything she and her daughter and husband on fits in the suitcase. >> we have been floating, housing is an issue. we sleep on the bed and my husband sleeps on the floor. >> reporter: they have been living this way for the past nine months. >> i am the normal, that scary. you have seen what you have seen in the bay area, i lived in the bay area. the majority of us are have to paycheck away from being on the street. >> reporter: she has been there, she spent a year living
in a homeless shelter with her daughter at night. while she worked full-time delivering mail for the u.s. postal service in the east bay. she came to tahoe in search of affordable housing, she found work as a safeway cashier, bus dispatcher and now she makes $32,000 a year as a clerk at the el dorado county recorder's office. you work and are homeless, that is ironic. >> i never thought it would get this way. especially being an american. >> reporter: take south lake tahoe where she lives, the average rent for one-bedroom is about $1600. the median home price, $420,000. >> it is worse than i've seen it. i have lived here 20 years. >> reporter: she runs a nonprofit the tahoe prosperity center that works to promote economic and community development. >> it is a tale of two tahoe's is how i describe it. there is a beautiful lake, mountains, when the folks that
are working in the restaurants or the hotel, they are living in motel rooms, trailers held together by duct tape, it is a struggle. >> 75% of the homes are second or vacation homes. >> reporter: take this affluent neighborhood, it is not uncommon to see empty houses as you can see, this 4500 square- foot lakefront property overlooks like tahoe. it is listed at $6.5 million. they get an estimated $250,000 -- 250,000 visitors on the weekends and they see 15 million visitors a year. >> some solutions are taking underutilized properties, blighted motels, like this. and turning them into useful workforce housing. >> this is the living area, we have a restroom on the right
and on the left we have the bedroom that has a paint job and carpet. >> reporter: we checked out the travelers in, this renovated motel room with no kitchen is being rented $4000 a month. -- for $1000 a month. >> a lot of them are local workers who work nearby, most of them live on state line working at casinos. the restaurants around here. >> reporter: for what they are offering, the rate is not in her range. >> i just want to work 40 hours a week and have four walls and a pizza. i just don't want to see the carnage of our economy anymore. it is rough all over. it is something in the bay area, northern california. as we look at sky conditions we have a few residual sprinkles by way of an encore performance
with a few splashes of showers that we got overnight, higher elevations today, all we see from the gold great bridge are -- golden gate bridge and the bay bridge, the same. it is mild, 66 degrees in san francisco, 57 with partly sunny to mostly sunny skies being reported. tomorrow partly cloudy, numbers in the mid 60s and here's what's happening. low-pressure kicks in over the intermountain region as it does on the backside, a sparkle or two, windy tomorrow and overnight. by midweek high pressure builds in, sunny and warm. how have we done in the rainfall department? just about all is said and done, three quarters of average is how it will go down. teacher cash shows we have low clouds blossoming overnight and early tomorrow morning. it will not be severely clear, we will have called around. the northwestern leaves will kick in and by tuesday and wednesday, increasing sound -- son and temperatures.
tomorrow partly cloudy, dry and warmer after tuesday. heading out of the bay area, partly cloudy skies, clouds in new york even as chicago warms to 71 degrees with sunshine. overnight lows in the mid 40s, son up at 6:15 am, daytime highs below average. we will warm-up by the end of the week and be above-average but warmest but tomorrow is 70 at campbell, mid 60s otherwise, east bay the same. 70 pittsburgh, pleasanton 65, north bay the numbers will be in the mid 60s and low clouds around tomorrow morning for everybody. we will have brisk northwesterly winds even in ukiah where will be 65 degrees, the extended forecast with clouds and chilly temperatures. tuesday through the weekend, it will be sunny and the numbers warm into the low 80 degree range by the time we get to saturday and sunday.
you about at the top of the broadcast. this is new video just in to the we have details on the east oakland sideshow that we told you about at the top of the broadcast. this is video that just came in, some of the cars that police impounded. this was the scene around 4:30 am -- p.m. showing a large crowd watching as a great car spins around in broad daylight. we just heard another sideshow may have started up nearby. police were impounding the cars, we will continue to keep you posted. it is time to get caught up
on sports. >> two weeks in, giants fans -- evan longoria is washed up, he can't hit anymore, how about some patience? he started the year in a major slump. seven hits in his first 47. when he got hot, so did the giants. he has five homeruns in the past 12 games. latest coming in the series finale against the dodgers. i think they are looking pretty relaxed. what a place. bottom of the 1st, down the left field line but landed foul by inches. would've been a two run double instead along strike. that is good news. on the next pitch, he connects for a three run home run, sixth of the season, 3-0 san francisco. bottom of the 3rd, brandon belt off the bricks with the two out double scoring buster posey all
the way from 1st base. 4-0, belt is red-hot. top of the 7th, 4-1. jack peterson singles off and sam dyson scores. a two run game. same score, hunter strickland and for the save, 1-2-3 inning, getting barnes to fly out to in the game and the giants win 4-2 taking three out of four from the dodgers. a is looking for the third straight win. he got some help from his body matt chapman. could win a few gold gloves before it said and done. robbing him of extra bases, he's not catching this one. solo shot with george springer. game tied at two. coal working on a jam, blue one passed in the seventh for the 12th strikeout. then yanked, they didn't want him to face jonathan lucroy, he got the game tying base hits off the reliever, tied at three in the seventh, seem like
harmless pump. can't come up with it, he scores the go-ahead run houston added four more and they win 8- 4. stefan curry is expected to play in game two against the pelicans. game one any indication, they could afford to rest him a bit longer. in the second quarter of game one, the use a 24-2 run to blow the game against the pelicans. klay thompson had back to back threes, the normally stoic thompson said after the game, he was also hyped even if he didn't show it. >> every game in the postseason is fun. whether you play good or not, we are lucky to be playing at the highest level. when you see teammates having fun, when you are doing well, it's contagious. it might not look like i'm having fun but i enjoy what i
do. caps and pacers, it wasn't lebron james final game in cleveland. 2nd quarter up nine, misses a layup and gets his own rebound scores on the put back. draws the foul scoring 26 in the 1st half. final minute, they were up four. finishing with 45 and they won 105-11. they move on the plate toronto in the second round. 2nd quarter of the rockets and jazz, knocking down a step back three, leading by 25 at the break. finishing with 41 point. utah cut the deficit to 15 year the end of the third. chris paul berries the three before the buzzer, they made 17 threes, they can light it up. they win game one. all smiles with a one-shot lead in the final round of liquor set. on the far three, lee pulls the
shot from the bunker to tie coal for the lead. they would go to the playoffs and on the first extra hole, from 230 yards out on a par five, rolled it up to the green and nearly goes in for the double. lee would birdie the whole, meaning they needed the eagle for the win and she got it. first win since july of 2016. the third career win at lake merced, she owns that place and she is the champion. >> we will see you game day tonight. >> game day tonight, the 49ers and the bay area news group will breakdown the 49ers draft. did they had a home run? or not. >> coming up in the next half hour, a showdown brewing at the us-mexico border. members of a migrant caravan seeking asylum in the u.s. are turned away at tijuana.
hundreds of central americans who traveled for weeks to ask for asylum in the u.s.. aren't getting the answer they wanted tonight. they're b our top story, hundreds of central americans who traveled four weeks to ask for asylum in the u.s. are not getting the answer they wanted. they are being told to wait in tijuana because the busy border crossing in san diego is at
capacity. >> they have been getting a lot of attention since president donald trump called it a threat to the u.s. kim hutcherson shows us the scene along the border this afternoon. >> reporter: a month-long journey all leading up to this moment. supported us gathered welcoming the first wave of central american migrants. they are crossing the border to seek asylum in the u.s. >> we are here to let them know we are meeting them with open arms and hurts. >> reporter: they arrived last week, just as president donald trump ordered homeland security not to let them in. >> are you watching the mess that is going on right now? with the caravan coming up? are you watching this? and hour laws are so week. >> reporter: international law forces them to hear migrants asylum claims. among them seeking a legal way to enter the united states is gabriella hernandez, a pregnant mother of two. >> translator: many people are
against us, they think we woke up and left for a trip. it is difficult with gets. it's not an easy decision to make to leave behind your family. >> reporter: her journey included more than half a dozen buses and traveling on a trash train with little to no food. she says she fled after the gangs that control her town threatened to kill her son. >> translator: i don't care if something happens to me, but not my kids. >> reporter: attorneys are helping to make sure they get a chance to plead their cases. a supporters welcomed them with messages of compassion and love. attorney general jeff sessions has promised there will be enough u.s. attorneys and judges in place at the border to rule on the cases. vice president mike pence will visit the california border town of calexico tomorrow. 200 california national guard personnel will be deployed along the border as early as midweek. they will be there through the
end of september to help border agents combat drug and gun smuggling, human trafficking and gang activity. as for what they will not be doing, the military department said california national guard members will not engage in any direct law enforcement role nor enforce immigration laws or participate in the construction of any new border barrier. at a rally in michigan, president donald trump renewed his threat to shut down the federal government if congress fails to provide more funding for border wall. >> the wall has started, we have 1.6 billion, he come up again on september 28 and if we don't get border security, we have no choice, we will closed on the country. we need border security. >> mike pompeo is in the middle east on the final leg of his first trip abroad as secretary of state. his final stop is jordan. he also stopped in saudi arabia and visited israel where he
took aim at around calling it the greatest sponsor of terrorism in the world. >> we were main concern -- concerned about their threats to israel and the region. >> i run must be stopped, the request for nuclear bombs must be stopped. >> reporter: their leading calls for the international community to revise its nuclear deal with the run. president donald trump will decide by may 12 if the u.s. will stay in it. we are learning more about mike pompeo's meeting with kim jong-un. this happened earlier this month while he was still head of the cia. in an exclusive interview with abc news he said kim is serious about getting rid of his nuclear weapons. >> i had a clear mission statement from president donald trump when i left there, he understood the mission exactly as i described it. he agreed he was prepared to talk about that and lay out a map that would help us achieve the objective. only time will tell if we can get it done.
>> south korean officials revealed north korea's plans to close the main nuclear test site next month. the announcement comes after historic north south summit were leaders from both sides sent an agreement for peace on the korean peninsula but this morning, the national security advisor warned we have heard this before. >> that could be a positive sign or could be a sign they have reached a level of development where they don't need testing. we have seen this and other context. we are not naove and the administration and a lot will ride on this meeting with him. >> president donald trump is making plans to meet with the leader in the next month or two. and unmanned rocket owned by the amazon founder blasted off from west texas. flight carried a set of microgravity experiments to the edge of space. the company is called blue origin and they are developing reusable rockets and capsules, the goal is to use them to take space tourists and researchers on suborbital flights.
the first test for the pilot will happen later this year. after the capsule separated today, it dropped to the launch site, reignited its engine and deployed for landing likes. the trip lasted about eight minutes. the capsule is called new shepherd and ascended more slowly with three parachutes. harvesting from clear blue skies, one tech startup figured out how to do it. does this drought busting idea hold water on a global scale? another challenge with a twist, no electricity allowed. we will show you what hundred -- hundreds of student scientists came up with.
>> reporter: it is a classic competition, with a high-tech twist. students were asked to design a device that could survive a 10 foot drop and then deliver a payload and in this case a penny up a 10 foot long ramp without any electronics or robotics. >> i think the challenge in general is a great event and it inspires us to become engineers later on. this is my first competition, it is something out of the box for me. >> reporter: sophie was one of hundreds of students to compete in the challenge. the goal is to ramp up the imagination and get kids interested in science. >> giving up was not an option. we had this -- we saw this in the first meeting with our prototype that was not very good but we saw it had something in it. >> reporter: the designs were limited by their imaginations and the laws of physics. there were catapults and powered cars, some designs were clearly more successful than others. organizers say the measure of
success is how well they have inspired the valleys next crop of would-be innovators. >> it is a passion that students have to participate in the tech challenge and do well because it shows how good and how talented they are. >> reporter: 600 teams of students from grade 4 through high school competed in this weekend's competition. the organizers say they were part of the fact that nearly half the contestants were young women. australia is making a push to preserve the great barrier reef. the area along the countries northeastern coast has been battered by climate change and pollution. now the australian government is pledging $380 million in aid to help save it. >> this will be a national mission to ensure the future of the great barrier reef which is one of the wonders of the world. >> the money will go to improve water quality, develop choral that can survive in higher
temperatures and tackle a predatory starfish that feeds on the coral. check this out, that is the largest wave ever surfed. a brazilian surfer road that 80 foot wall of water off the coast of portugal last fall. an amazing feat that earned him a world record in the top prize at this weekends big wave awards in santa monica. >> that looks terrifying. arizona is the last place he would think of if you are going for a steady source of water. >> one company thinks they have a solution to the shortage. jamie lucas shows us they are literally pulling drinkable water out of thin air. >> most people get water from thousands of miles away. you get it from right there? >> exactly. >> reporter: for the past year, nick robbins has been getting all of his drinking water from an unlikely source. these panels on his roof. >> reporter: i want to try it. it comes out of his refrigerator, just like tapwater
but it starts up here with these. they look like typical solar panels. they are called source hydro panels and they create water out of air. you have 20 on the roof? cody is the founder and ceo of zero mass water. and arizona startup that built the source system. >> underneath here are materials that are absorbing water from the atmosphere, sunlight goes into the start and it is driving the process of taking the water vapor back out, condenses out naturally. >> reporter: then it goes into that line? and then down? and then we can drink it? this is error made into water. >> the biggest problem facing humanity is drinking water. if we can solve that problem, we change the world. >> reporter: this is the map of where you are at? at $4000 for a two panel set, he has sold more than 1000 systems in 10 countries. each one can produce about 2016
ounce bottles -- 20 16 ounce bottles a day. >> if you can make water from the air and arizona, you can do it anywhere. >> reporter: they have helped in some of the world current water crisis from puerto rico to a gross orphanage for syrian war refugees in lebanon. >> they have lost their families, homes, country. otherwise would be consuming water that would make them sick. we were able to make it so they have perfect water. at least that piece was better. >> the question is, is it scalable to a larger community or entire city? >> reporter: this climatologist sees promise in the technology. he has some reservations. >> the next step would be to see how economical it is on a large-scale so that we can use it not only for a single home but an entire community.
>> reporter: is this the solution? you're not getting a ton of water out of these. >> each panel, i agree makes an amount of water for a family of four. you can aggregate those together to create big supplies of water where it is necessary. on one acre we can do 5000 liters a day, a pretty big supply. >> if kickdown called and said we want everyone to have this installed, would you be able to do that? >> the rate limit would be the dot's and cape town, not us. >> reporter: for now, his hope is people using the source water as a substitute for the 400 billion liters of bottled water sold each year around the world. >> you are drinking from source, you know where it came from. it is perfect. you know it is right there. >> reporter: from this panel? after that he seems confident the skies the limit. >> still to come, it started with a health scare in her teens.
i was writing a paper for my english class in my bedroom. all of a sudden i felt a sharp pain in my side. >> this budding entrepreneur was okay, the experience led to a very healthy business and a potential breakthrough in diagnosing cancer. strength in numbers, not just the warriors model. a tony award winners message to his hometown crowd that is getting a lot of oakland fired up. to move california forward,
we need to help more californians get ahead. that's why antonio villaraigosa brought both parties together to balance the state budget with record investments in public schools... and new career training programs. as mayor of la, he brought police and residents together to get illegal guns off the streets and keep kids out of gangs, and on the right path. that's antonio villaraigosa. a governor for all of california.
we can now simulate the exact anatomyh care, of a patient's brain before surgery. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for seizures. and if we can fix damaged heart valves without open heart surgery, imagine what we can do for an irregular heartbeat, even high blood pressure. if we can use analyze each patient's breast cancer to personalize their treatment, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you.
a tony award-winning star is showing love to his hometown and his beloved golden state warriors. he debuted a video that is getting the nation fired up. we have the message behind it. >> reporter: last night and oracle arena a video was played to fire up the crowd. >> ♪ >> reporter: performed by the oakland native, david diggs, the video speaks of the warriors but nestled inside is a message for the city itself. >> ♪ >> it brings joy to your heart. it is nice to see.
>> reporter: the video was a welcome sight at a dance festival this morning. these are challenging times for oakland, the housing crisis brought about by shifts in the economy has begun pitting residents against each other. >> they need to get together. combine, -- >> reporter: we are not seeing that? >> we are not together anymore. >> oakland is losing its teams, losing its identity but we want to hold together in solidarity. >> reporter: a team of vastly different personalities who have managed to work together for a higher goal. there is a lesson in that for oakland. this is a town that dances to many different beats with many different styles. and whether those differences divide or strengthen, will be up to the residents themselves. >> if you work together, or stuff will happen been doing things individually. >> reporter: is it hard to convince people that? >> definitely, people don't have that mindset.
>> with the motto and how the warriors are going right now, it is a prime example of how oakland can stick together and fight for one other. >> reporter: results, one unbelievable feeling. that is what we want. that feeling. as we head in to the final hours of this beautiful weekend, the beach looks pretty nice, a few clouds and on the chilly side as the numbers managed to get to the 60s and from the ocean into the inland areas, we have clouds around and risk conditions with the winds picking up. mid 60s doesn't look bad when you consider snow is an cardiac -- codec. 63 santa rosa, mid-60s tomorrow and partly cloudy skies. a little bit warmer, a repeat performance for monday. as the low-pressure that caused
a splash of showers yesterday and last night and even today, the lower will head east and be windy as it exits and high pressure builds in. sunshine but not until tuesday, we have clouds around tomorrow. partly mooney tonight, partly breezy tomorrow, and tuesday, dry and warm. no rain in sight. overnight lows mid-40s, daytime highs felt a little cool and it will continue cooler than average with palo alto at 60 degrees where the stanford theater is having a hitchcock festival. 64 mountain view, 67 san jose, in the east bay numbers are in the 60s. pitsburg will nudge 70 tomorrow . in the north bay, clouds around, numbers in the mid 60s, 69 santa rosa, 65 sausalito and finally we will be at 65 at ukiah. the extended forecast, cool tomorrow and by the weekend we will nudge 80 degrees by the
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>> the next thing i remember is waking up in the hospital. >> reporter: she was 13 years old when a health scare changed the course of her life. >> i was writing a paper, for my english class in my bedroom. all of a sudden i felt a sharp pain in my side. >> reporter: she had a complex ovarian cyst, one that took doctors six months to determine wasn't cancer. while she was waiting she and her mother debated removing her ovaries and potentially starting menopause for her as a teenager. it is a choice she never wants another woman to have to make. and thinks to her, many may not have to. >> we believe it may be possible to find cancer at early stages through screening women or to diagnose endometriosis which is a condition that you can only diagnosed through a more invasive surgery. >> reporter: her company and visiting medical was acquired by boston scientific for $275 million.
her team developed a noninvasive technology that could detect precancerous or cancerous cells through a woman's fallopian tubes. it is similar to a pap smear using a catheter, a balloon is deployed into the fallopian tube and collects cells for testing. >> there is a lot you can do once you get those cells. no one else has ever provided this type of access to the tube or the ability to collect cells. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands of women had their ovaries removed every year because of complex cysts. her investors think this technology is a life-changing concept. when that some mail investors were too uncomfortable to listen to. >> one of the funny things i learned was the word regina can sometimes have an interesting effect on people. maybe they lean and more. they lean out more. i don't know. >> reporter: her first three investors were women, dozens of male venture capitalists told her no.
>> that is the one that gets me. it is a woman's issue or if they didn't want to say women's issue because they are trying to be politically correct, another one is this is a niche market. this is in a niche market. cancer, a tiny market. mike getting them to lean in and support female entrepreneurs continues to be a struggle. fortune magazine reports of the $85 billion invested venture capitalists last year 1.9 billion went to female entrepreneurs. that is two-point to protect sent -- 2.2%. >> you learn quickly who takes you seriously and to doesn't. >> reporter: with the help of the acquisition, in the largest round of patient testing. she knows she is one of the lucky ones that it wasn't cancerous and that she didn't remove her ovaries unnecessarily. she and her husband have a 16 month old son. she plans to stay with the company where she has made a habit of offering advice to
female entrepreneurs. >> stay focused on your goal, do what it takes to get there >> reporter: admits for now, she is the one playing favorites. >> i will prioritize the questions from women and i think right now, that's okay. i think more and more women are doing that. >> thanks for watching, 60 minutes is next. >> we will see you back here at 11 pm, have a great evening. dog: seresto, seresto, seresto.
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captioning funded by cbs and ford. we go further, so you can. >> i think crispr it's fair to say is perhaps the most surprising discovery and maybe most consequential discovery in this century so far. >> whitaker: if you have never heard of something called "crispr" before now, that's likely to change. crispr is a tool for editing our d.n.a., reprogramming the genetic code, and it has scientists excited about tackling genetic diseases like alzheimer's and cancer. how many diseases are we talking about that this could be used to treat? >> there are about 6,000 or more. the hope is that we'll be able to help all of them. >> pelley: there is a new kind of affirmative action happening on college campus, and stus