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tackled by flight attendants and passengers after he apparently tried to storm the cockpit. len ramirez's says his family members say this is just a big misunderstanding. >> reporter: that's right, the affidavit that was released this afternoon really details how this flight wept from a routine flight in chicago from a mid-air emergency. how the suspect in this case apparently got up and went to the bathroom one-half hour outside san francisco. instead of going back to his seat he went to the forward part of the plane and tried to get into the cockpit. the door was lock. he began shaking the door. the flight attendant reminded him that the restroom door was on the left. that happened not once but twice. when the man still tried to get in, lowered his shoulder and tried to get into the cockpit door that's when the flight attendant asked the passengers for help and he was eventually arrested. >> in the back of the san francisco police car our first look at ramay, the man arrested upon arrival at sfo last night.
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the 28-year-old who holds a california id car and a yemeni pass card became unruly on flight 161 near chicago last night. police say he went to the front of the boeing 737 and yelling in a foreign language and pounding trying to breakthrough the front door of the cockpit. flight attendants asked passengers for help. a re sired secret service and a cop sprang to their feet. >> they were able to subdue that passenger,place him on the ground and use some flexible handcuffs to put his hands behind his back. >> reporter: here is how it sounded when the pilot rhode the sfo tower for help. >> 761 we need priority handle on arrival and we have a passenger conflict here. >> he was arrested for interfering with the flight
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crew but his motives are unknown. he is being investigated for possible terrorist ties. but his family members say he's a math teacher, not a terrorist. >> i really can't say what he was thinking at the time. but i know he is not a terrorist for sure. >> some people might say why was he pounding on the door of the cockpit? >> what do you think? >> i can't answer for him. i don't know what was going through his mind. i don't know how people were treating him on the plane. i personally think it was just a misunderstanding. >> the incident did not disrupt flight operations at sfo, but passengers hearing of yet another scare in the air say it is something to think about any time they climb onboard. >> well, you kind of always look around and wonder if somebody is going to just going to have a go at doing this. i mean, it's kind of scary. but then we've got to get on with life. and it's part of travelling now, unfortunately. he is in the custody of the fbi right now. he will most likely be arraigned on the one charge of
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interfering with a flight crew in federal court -- crew in federal court. >> those cockpit doors having been reinforced after 9/11 sounds that pretty much prevented him from getting into the cockpit until they tackled him? >> reporter: exactly. that is the one big safeguard that came out of 9/11 that apparently those doors are pretty well reinforced. even though a very big and powerful man was not able to get through. fortunately, there were those two officers that were also in the passenger list and were able to come up and help out. >> absolutely. all right. len ramirez at sfo, thank you. now, one of the passengers on the flight was able to snap several pictures of the incident using his cell phone camera. andrew way of san francisco took three pictures and uploaded them to twitter. andrew says that he appeared to be a normal guy. there was nothing out of the ordinary, he says. but it wasn't until a commotion -- commotion at the front of the plane woke andrew from a nap that he knew something was
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going on. >> we saw them coming from the back with him handcuffed. and at that moment we erupted into applause. the second applause was when the plane actually landed. >> they are thankful they had two experienced law enforcement officers onboard that plane. jaycee dugard is sharing the details of her ordeal in a new memory. the book titled "a stolen life" tells of her abduction by nancy and phillip garrido and the two daughters by phillip garrido. they kidnapped her from outside her lake tahoe in 1991 when she was 11-year-old and holding her captive. they will be sentenced in june. the book, as well as an audiobook read by jaycee dugard goes on sale in july. another case of a patient attacking employees at napa state hospital. the state department of mental health says that the incident happened yesterday. investigators say that a few employees were hurt when they tried to control a patient who
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had become agitated. nobody seriously injured. this is the latest, though, in a string of violent attacks at the hospital including the murder of another psychiatric technician in october. and in oakley neighbors think that a fire that destroyed a house may be linked to a domestic dispute. they saw flames shoot being out of the house and called 911. no one was home at the time. they hosed it down to keep it from spreading. neighbors think that the homeowners may have something to do with that fire. >> they are tweekers. >> meaning what? >> they are drug addicts most definitely. they would do peelouts from their lawn. several times they would put new lawn in and then it would die and put new lawn in again. it would die. and then it died again. so they're just weird people. >> a contractor who was boarding up the house says that it will have to be demolished. firefighters are calling the
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fire suspicious. >> san jose firefighters had a busy morning. they had to put out three separate fires all reported within 30 minutes. the largest was a three alarm fire at this victorian near san jose state university. no reports of injuries in any of the fires. and it's not clear if the investigators think that the incidents are connected. well, a company that employees more than 100 people in the bay area is packing up. the operation and the jobs are moving to another part of the state. phil matier shows us why the company stands to gain money in the process. >> well, i am going to lose my job. i'll be devastated. you know, i'm a person with a mortgage. you know, i've worked there for this company for over 15 years. >> reporter: meet john thomas. he is one of about 150 workers at the vwr lab equipment distribution center in brisbane who may soon see their jobs shift off. and to add insult to injury, they are doing it with california tax credits.
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>> here is how it works. the company moves their operation to what they call an enterprise zone down there. when they do that, they will be eligible for a whole host of tax credits aimed at luring businesses to depressed parts of the state. they get a cheaper workforce with fewer benefits and we wind up subsidizing every new hire they make down there by $37,000 a year in tax credits. >> on a job i don't have it's pretty unbearable. >> the people in the state of california they have to pay me unemployment. so it's the taxpayer that's getting ripped off. >> reporter: it's concerns like that that triggered a hearing held today by congresswoman jackie speier and lockear. >> it is more than outrageous. it is basically using the state tax code to benefit themselves and themselves alone. >> reporter: and it is not just the workers. pulling the jobs out of brisbane will cost the city 20
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percent of its already hurting general fund meaning deeper cuts to police and fire. and what has the company told the town? >> we've never heard from them directly. >> reporter: we did. and the company said they needed a bigger location. while they were exploring various tax incentives being offered they have no plans to work them on new workers at this time. but tell that to the congresswoman. >> it's got to be stopped. and i want it stopped now and i want it stopped right here in brisbane. >> reporter: how do we have a law that allows you to take jobs from one part of the state and use tax money to subsidize them in another part of the state? >> that's a good question. i've been an opponent of those tax giveaways for a long time. it takes a two-thirds vote in the legislature. and there are people that don't want to eliminate any tax subsidy that the business gets. >> reporter: it is also interesting about this is there are 53 enterprise zones in the state of california. set up to sort of lure companies into lower, you know, depressed areas.
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the idea is to maybe get somebody from new york. maybe get somebody from washington. >> that's not what this is. >> out of the state. >> yes. but what we have now is people coming out of the bay area saying we will make more money if we move it down into the central valley. and it could wind up with your tax dollars helping them do it. >> that's like stealing from peter to pay paul. >> yes. but if you're paul, it's like you're going to make the jobs no matter what. and that's the goal of these zones is to get the jobs for paul. for paul's group, okay? the company said that they are going to expand. they are knotty point going to be doing that using the tax credits for jobs. but we will see. that's the concern that jackie speier has and that's what bill lockear is worried about as well. >> phil, thank you very much. >> well, it is the latest strategy for balancing the books for the uc system. and a lot of people don't like it. >> it basically is going to limit the types of funds that will come to the school from the public. >> the new plan to change the
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price of an education depending on which uc school you want to attends. some activists claim that the oakland's conserveist project is actually environmentally un friendly. the latest on the california exhibit. [ music ] >> how gay is the castro? how gay should it be? i'm mike sugarman. we will answer those questions coming up. [ music ] . >> renting in the bay area is about to get harder. who is driving up the demand? >> we haven't seen this kind of rent growth since the go-go years of 1999 and 2000. >> what every local renter needs to do now on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,
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all about conservation. on one . a battle is brewing between two groups which both say that they are all about conservation. on one side the oakland zoo has an expansion plan designed to showcase native species. on the other side, activists who say there is a natural treasure on land where the zoo hopes to build. ann with both sides of this story. ann? >> reporter: and, dana, today
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three groups filed an appeal with the city trying to get the city to stop the project. they do not want the oakland zoo to build on that hillside behind me. the zoo, though, wants to build what they are calling the california exhibit. >> well, what we want to do is showcase californian malls and plants. >> reporter: this is what the oakland zoo sees in its future, a 60-acre expansion, 40-acres to restore the national habitat and for bison and grizzlies bears and elk which are now extinct in california. some neighbors and environmental groups do it differently. >> conservation is an important thing and it can be accomplished in many ways but this isn't one of them. >> reporter: expansion plans started in 1998 and the public was involved in that plan. but the zoo now wants a larger vet hospital, a new gondola to take visitors to and from the
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exhibits and a larger center. >> we believe that the grassland and the natural resources of this site deserve to be protected. and the current plan is not doing that. so we're going to fight as hard as we can to make sure that they are. >> reporter: the california native plant society is concerned about purple needle grass, california broom and oak grass which matt says have already been pushed out across the state by development. he wants a new environmental impact report, something zoo director dr. joel parrot says would not accomplish any more than the reviews already conducted. >> but all of the environmental reviews were done just as they are as -- thoroughly as if it were an eir. we had to study the visual impact of the towers, the air quality, the noise, the traffic, the parking, the biology, which is both the plants and the animals of the area. >> reporter: the neighbors don't like the expanded three storey visitor center. the zoo says two stories are underground and less visible than the earlier plans.
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neighbors are concerned about the gondola. however, the zoo argues it is more environmentally friendly than a diesel powered trams. and dr. parrot takes issue with the notion that the plans destroy wildlife in an attempt to preserve it. >> you know, if we were winning the war as far as environmental conservation in this country, then i would be more sympathetic to that. but we're not winning. we need to provide more of a conservation education and environmental education going forward. >> the city planning commission has already approved the project. it is up to the city council then to decide if it moves forward. the zoo is hoping that these groups won't push through a lawsuit that would obviously cost time and money. and they are hoping dana, to break ground on this hospital within the month. >> all right. ann, thank you. >> well, for decades san francisco's castro district has been the world capital of gay life. but it is more straight families are moving in some gay activists think something important is being lost. mike sugarman in the castro
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where not everybody thinks that change is a bad thing. mike? >> reporter: well, allen, this hasn't always been the castro. you are a native long-timer. you remember this as the eureka valley and large irish families lived here. 40 years ago came the gay wave. and now people are talking about a new chapter. san francisco's castro district, it doesn't get any gayer than this. at least that's the world's image. the reason gay people, young and old, have flocked here for two generations. >> when i came here first in 1970, a big incentive for staying here was not to grow up in cleveland, ohio anymore. not a great place to live on be gay. >> oh, but this was. and at the time one of the few such places in the country. that's why jim dial came and so did thousands of others. >> the gay population in this neighborhood is no longer being replenished by refugees from other parts of the country because they don't have to come here. live a nice life in st. louis. >> reporter: the issue is up
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for discussion now because over the weekend the bay citizen ran a provocative argument pointing out the changes, primarily in businesses that had catered to gay tastes. bookstores have closed. record stores, too. all up and down the castro and the surrounding area. butch you are paper now lines windows that had fabulous delays. and it is not clear what will replace them. >> i think part of it is the economy is what makes it happen. that's the cause. but you're right in asking what's going to replace these places? and i think you are seeing the castro becoming more mixed than it was before. >> reporter: you see more moms with strollers up and down the streets. landlords report more straights renting than gays. and the question becomes, does it matter if castro isn't the gay mecca it once was? >> it's like saying grey street and christopher street in new york should change. and i think it's important that the gay people have a place to call home. >> i think being incident
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gritted and having -- integrated and having a diverse neighborhood is more important than having a few blocks of a party playground. >> reporter: so if it is changing, the question is what's next? and that question hasn't been answered yet. allen? >> mike sugarman in the castro, thanks. >> you know, i would like the weather to change to you know what, roberta. >> not that bad for the next three days. then re-introduce the risk of rain back in the forecast. good evening, everybody. this is a live cbs 5 weather camera looking out towards the bay bridge where today we had highs, well, warmer than yesterday. still slightly below normal for this time of the year. average high in san francisco was 65. in the low 60s. and the live doppler radar is predicting a little bit of light precipitation all with the passage of an area of low pressure. it has a few clouds. right now out the door we do have mostly sunny skies until
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sunset at 8:07. should pan out to be a pretty clear sunset by then. temperature-ways, 50s, 60s. currently 71 degrees in concord falling to 37 degrees overnight. with the clear skies and the winds beginning to subside 37 in redwood city. and meanwhile i just love sharing this with you. this is an area of low pressure. it's just perfect. look at the core of the center. you can tell it's right here because we have the counter clockwise rotation of the clouds and the precipitation as it kicks to the east. it took with it about four inches of snow that fell on the greater lake tahoe area this morning alone. a few thunderstorms around there this afternoon. high pressure is building in. so a little bit of a breeze as it strengthens tomorrow west to 20. warmer tomorrow 60 in pacifica to 76 degrees. warmer spots towards walnut, san ramone and in concord. a full string of three days of sunshine. increasing clouds friday and a
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chance of rain saturday and sunday. we will talk more about that coming up next time around. >> roberta, thanks. and a look at the word's first small pill bottle. we will have that in two minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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took her heart medication? dr. kim mulvihill sh . do you sometimes forget to take your medicine? or better yet, do you worry whether your mother took her heart medication? dr. kim mulvahill shows us the technology helping patients remember to take their prescription drugs. >> reporter: donald grossman takes medication for high blood pressure. but with no symptoms it can remember to take that daily dose. >> sometimes i say did i really take it this morning? >> reporter: now don knows for sure because the cap on his pill bottle won't let him forget. it is called the glow cap the first internet connected pill bottle. >> it is a tiny little processor with a tiny little
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wireless chip. >> reporter: mike coon any oskis writes about technologies. it reminds him to take his allergy medication. >> i think it's actually a really great system. >> reporter: here is how it works over the internet by e- mail or by phone you set up a dosing schedule. then. >> when it's time for you to take your medicine the light goes on. >> reporter: the glow cap and a wireless station pulse orange. after a while the cap starts to gently chime until you open the bottle to take a pill. if that doesn't work. >> if you haven't opened it after a few hours it will text message you or sends you an e- mail or dial your home phone. >> reporter: the device sends data wirelessly to a secure network. need a refill? simply press a button on the inside of the cap and it will contact your pharmacy. every week you and any designated doctor or family member get a report. >> for my dad he has to take a lot of different medicines. he forgets sometimes. it would be really valuable --
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valuable for me. >> reporter: and very valuable in cutting healthcare costs. patients who don't correctly take their medicine can boost medical spending by nearly $300 million a year. it's a big problem. >> on average six months after being prescribed their medication, about half of people who receive the prescription are not taking it. >> reporter: dr. arnold melting from stanford university says forgetfulness plays a role. if you can help people remember to take their medicine using inexpensive technology. >> i think it's a very big opportunity to both improve health and to lower healthcare spending. >> reporter: as for glow caps, the company is currently trying to work out a price for the device. don was involved in the trial and asked if he could keep his. >> i think it's a great idea. i mean, i think it really helps me. >> reporter: now, while glow caps are not yet available commercially, a small number of employers are offering the device through their health insurance mail order prescription benefits program. forgetfulness is a problem. but there are other reasons people do not take their medicines.
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for some it's side effects. and for others they can't afford the costs. and glow caps cannot fix those problems. >> no matter what. >> reporter: but think about it, forgetfulness, it's a huge problem. >> perfect. >> absolutely. i don't think i worry about my mother taking hers. she worries about me taking mine. so peace of minute. >> skip the worry. >> kim, thank you so much. >> how much will a uc education cost you? >> well, where do you want to go? >> all right. it turns me off a little bit. >> it definitely does. >> the new plan to ease the problems facing california's higher education system. and why a lot of people say it will only make things worse. california state capitol is under siege as throngs of teachers launch a week-long sit- in. but who is paying for this? does it leave schools without their teachers? and another question, could this wait until after the school year? >> americans got 72 million of them last year. ct scans. >> my hair was coming out.
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and in handfuls. >> patients exposed by too much radiation. >> there has been basically an unregulated wild, wild west approach. [ music ] ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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for managing traffic in san
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[ music ] it is one of the more radical plans for managing traffic in san francisco. congestion pricing. the theory, if you charge more where demand is greatest, you discourage people from contributing to gridlock while raising a little money in the process. but why stop with the traffic? if you believe congestion pricing can help solve problems on our streets, why not extend the rationale to another one of california's famous problems. the state's financially strapped higher education system. christian airs explains how the flex tuition would work and why many uc students are staunchly opposed. christian? >> reporter: dana, the plan is not yet a reality here. but it could be in just a few years. and it could moan that students -- mean that students here at cal would end up paying thousands more in tuition than other students in the uc system. their tuition has already been hiked 8% next year. their selection of classes has
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dwindled. but university of california students told us they draw the line at charging different tuition at different uc campuses. >> yes, i do think it's definitely a bad idea. i don't think that there should be kind of like a hierarchy involved. it is not like ucla is more important than uc santa barbara. it just doesn't work that way. >> reporter: these students worry the uc system could very soon work that way if a recent report by the uc commission on the future has anything to do with it. >> where we're at with the state we have to consider everything. >> reporter: everything, including tuition variation. it could mean a student at lower demand would continue to pay just over $11,000 a year in tuition. while a student at more competitive ucla would pay 6 to 10% more. >> it turns me off a little bit. >> reporter: a former student worries it would put california's more selective schools out of reach for students like himself. >> it will basically limit the types of students that will come to this school just to
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people who have money. >> reporter: others argue the university of california will be creating a caste system both more expensive and equal. >> expect it to become little islands under the same type but decrease the system as a whole new do that. >> there is plenty of head room that we wouldn't be considering this for several years at any of our campuses. >> reporter: but as the figs call crisis continues it -- fiscal crisis continues it remains very much on the table down the line. uc did some research and this is the norm at university of wisconsin and texas. they also say this is not the only option they are considering. tuition increases depending on a student's year there school tore their major, dana. >> christian airs, thank you. >> education advocates flooded the state capitol to protest more cuts to state schools. about 1,000 teachers, parents,
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religious leaders urged lawmakers to pass a tax extension that would help fund education. they say basic -- specifically they want the rich and corporations to shell out more money. >> next year is going to be awful. there have already been 30,000 teachers laid off in the last three years. we cannot afford any more cuts to public schools. >> the budget doesn't work out. if the teachers have to suffer they can blame one person and it's the governor. >> reporter: republican leaders want the governor to use $2 billion in newly found money buildup he says that money is already slated to help plug the state's budget gap. so with thousands of teachers on the state in protest duty who is footing the bill for their absences in school. joe asked them that question. >> reporter: there is a antic spin that just asking why they are here tends to get. and regardless of who ask, it sounds something like this. >> we're protecting our kids. that's what it's really all about. >> reporter: more than 500
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teachers from across the state leaving their classrooms for what amounts to a paid week- long protest. >> so while you're here, who is in your classroom teaching your students? >> we have a substitute teacher for my students. and that's all being co- ordinated. and that's not a problem. >> reporter: not a problem for the teachers here. but some parents watching the activities say it is a problem for them. >> very frustrating to see that. all of the teachers and there is no teachers at the school right now. >> reporter: but you are not worried about the teachers being at the capitol today and not being in school. >> i would rather have them at school than at the capitol, yes, educating the children. >> reporter: so we asked david sanchez the organizer and president of the california teacher's association. >> they are at the capitol rallying. shouldn't they be home teaching my kids and what is this costing us? >> it is not costing anything because we are picking up the tab to pay for our members to be here. >> reporter: and they have the deep pockets to do it.
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according to an independent study the cta spent over $200 million to influence public officials in 2010 making them the most powerful lobby in the state. opponents say that money is better spent in school districts for children, not special interests. >> maybe it's protestors are using kids as human shields. at the end of the day that's what they're doing. california's high-speed rail project will benefit from florida's rejection of federal funding. the department of transportation had awarded more than $2 billion for high-speed trains in florida after florida's governor cancelled the project. dot spread that money around to other states. california will receive $68 million for cars and locomotives. another $300 million will go towards a segment of the planned high-speed service between la and san francisco. it's the best selling truck in all the lands. and it just hit a bump in the
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road. the potentially dangerous problem that could prompt a recall. can you name nip american tennis -- any american tennis player in the top ten. i'm dennis, o'donnell. give you a few minutes to think about that. >> and a star pointing the finger at a current star. hear what he says coming up. americans undergo millions of ct scans a year but there is a problem. >> it turned out to be radiation poisoning. >> the simple fix to prevent accidental overdoses is coming up next. ,,,, appreciate the easy days, are what keep me coming back for more. [goat sounds] and the customer says, on the carpet." what? gonna be difficult. don't tell me about a dog. a day care full of kids, house chickens. call a day's work. call 1-800-steemer
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. the mississippi river is expected to crest at near- record levels in memphis sometime memphis sometime tonight. the river has already flooded a lot of homes and more could soon be underwater as the river reaches 48 feet. that is just short of the 48.7 feet the record set in 1937. 1300 homes have been evacuated. downriver in louisiana, engineers opened the spillway north of new orleans to ease
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the pressure on the levies there. >> there are record levels of water coming down the mississippi from illinois down to new orleans. >> the corp wants to open another spillway north of baton rouge but that could flood acres of louisiana crops and some farmers would be wiped out. 72 million americans had cat stance last year. that is a 500% increase from just 15 years ago. the most common diagnostic test. but it is also one of the least regulated. as elizabeth kirk reports, that lack of oversight could put your health at risk. >> they were referred to as patient number one. >> reporter: michael houseer's mystery illness started after going to the hospital for a stroke. >> my entire body had wells all over it. >> reporter: he suffered dizzy spells, memory loss. and a few weeks later. >> i noticed that i lost my hair, you know in this band four inches wide around my head. >> reporter: barbara suffered
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almost identical symptoms after her surgery at the same hospital. >> my hair was coming out in handfuls up above the ear and around. >> reporter: the common denominator, both had undergone ct scans of the brain. the bald bands around their heads were the exact same shape as the reynolds of the ct scanning machines. the hospital cedar sinai in la finally admitted 260 patients had been dentally exposed to a higher than expected level of x- ray radiation in 2008 and 200the -- 2009. my understanding is that i have received more radiation than an individual who was within two miles of the explosion of a hiroshima. record ron record an fda investigation said it was the result of improper use of the scanner. which highlights what critics call a glaring problem.
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while the fda oversees the manufacture of ct machines, there is absolutely no government oversight on how these machines are operated in medical facilities. >> there has been basically an un rug lated wild, wild west approach. >> reporter: attorney rick patterson represents many of the victims. >> it can kill you if it is dialed high enough. you could be dead by the time you get to the parking lot. >> reporter: but supreme cases of overradiation aren't the only issue. >> the day-to-day problem is the radiation is higher than it should be. >> reporter: ucsf radiology professor rebecca smith simon says a lack of national guidelines allows radiation doses to vary widely. sometimes exposing the patients more than needed. >> it can lead to an increased risk of cancer. but that cancer won't occur right away. it might not occur for a few years or five years or ten or 20 years. >> in a study published over 11 years ago they looked at
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patients undergoing ct scans at four bay area hospitals. ucsf, california mask, marin general and ulta baits. >> the averages were twice as high as they should have been. the extreme doses were 10, 20, 30 times higher than they should be. >> reporter: all four area hospitals said they made changes to keep radiation doses as low as possible. >> we need very clear standards for what are acceptable of radiation exposure. >> reporter: but they want nationwide low dose standards. she has testified about it to congress. as for accidents like the cases at cedar sinai, industry spokesperson dave fisher says manufacturers have a fix, an alert system called a dose check. >> some ct manufacturers have already begun shipping new equipment with the new feature. and before the end of this year, all manufacturers will have done so. >> reporter: but the fix comes too late for another round of radiation overdoses that came to light this spring at a hospital in west virginia,
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leaving at least 20 more patients to worry about what their future holds. >> i live with this anxiety every day. i go to sleep with it. i wake up with it. >> and am i going to survive it? am i going to die from cancer? how long will this take? >> reporter: elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >> a law passed last year will require hospitals and imaging facilities to report ct radiation doses to patients and their doctors by 2012. and it sounds so easy, but believe it or not, that's not happening right now. and there is still no move towards government regulation to keep radiation doses down. >> well, still ahead, more trouble for the country's best selling truck. text messages from your bank and all facebook users are 13 years of age or older, right? >> right, absolutely. in the cbs 5 weather center in
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san francisco rain been back in the forecast. we will pinpoint the day to expect to use your umbrellas as eyewitness continues on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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airbag problems ... now, . ford is hitting a rough patch. just last month the company recalled 1.2 million ford f- 150s due to airbag problems. and now on the consumer watch julie watts tells us about another investigation into another 2.7 million trucks. >> yes, even larger. this time the concern is over fuel tank straps that could rust and break causing the tank to dragon the ground, spark and -- dragon the ground and then spark and cause a fire. there have been thousands of complaints on the ford f-150 model year 1997 threw 2001. now, a recall has not yet been issued but we will keep you posted. meanwhile, would you like to get a text message that says something like that from bank of america. it plans to test a new overdraft text message service which would actually give consumers a choice. cancel the transaction right there via text or incur a fee.
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>> and finally tonight, 7.5 million facebook users are under the age of 13, violating the site's terms of service. these numbers are courtesy of consumer reports latest survey. among the minors, more than five million are 10-year-old or younger. and consumer reports found the kids' facebook accounts were largely unsupervised by parents, exposing them to predators, bullies, you name it, under 10-year-old. >> no way. that's crazy. >> that is. >> parents don't check that? >> how do they regulate it? if you click the thing saying i'm 13. but parents need to keep an eye out. >> it's their job. >> absolutely. >> julie, thank you. >> all right. we are checking id. >> that's the whole key, though, is parenting. >> yes. >> it's a job. >> i don't know how they figured it out below 13 years of age because i am trying to figure it out myself. >> they know better than we do.
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they are young. >> like, dislike. did you like the weather today? it was warmer than yesterday. we did have a little bit of light precipitation to the south and to the east. this is our live cbs weather camera from mount vaca looking out over the valley. today's high there was 78 degrees. westerlies gusting up to 21 and 29 miles per hour. the same is true over at sfo. the wind gusts exceed 20. almost through mountain view. today's number span from 59 in pacifica to 73 degrees in sonoma. otherwise in the low 70s at the delta. it was 72 in santa cruz. a pair of 6s in fremont. if you are out and about a little bit of a breeze and bayside and peninsula. otherwise the clouds are now clearing. official sundown is at 8:07. it should be pretty along the immediate seashore. >> tonight overnight number- ways with the clear skies and diminishing winds into the 40s across the road from santa rosa as far south as san jose.
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area the low pressure due east of the bay area the wraparound clouds and precipitation hightailing it out of here after dumping four inches of snow down to 5,000 feet around the greater lake tahoe area. a few thunderstorms as well. high pressure is filling in and we have that pressure gradient with a bit of a breeze this evening. those winds onshore 10-20 miles per hour out of the west. now, tomorrow with the high pressure, the key component we've got the sunshine. and our temperatures are beginning to rebound at seasonal levels. 60 in pacifica to the low and mid-70s in the inland areas away from the bay. upper 60s from immediate upon the back into berkeley. 73 in santa clara. there you have the cbs 5 and even the seven day extended forecast. you will the string of sunshiny days on thursday. increase the cloud cover on friday. will refer to it as partly cloudy. saturday and sunday right now computer models are hinting daily chances of rain showers
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in your forecast. kids rock according to greg. he sent in this photograph from today this afternoon the kids are getting some exercise. way to go kids. keep the photos coming at mypix at cbs 5. sports still on deck. that's up right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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. well, what seemed like a slam dunk just a few days ago looks a little shaky tonight after opening up a 3-0 lead over detroit it's now 3-2. and a former sharks turned t.v. analyst took aim at patrick marleau after last night's third period implosion. >> unbelievable comeback by detroit. but an unbelievable poor effort by patrick marleau a gutless, gutless performance by patrick marleau. count them, zero points in this series. and he had a game like that. >> was patrick marleau hurt on that play trying to get the puck? >> yeah. he's hurt. he's hurt all right. right here he's hurt. >> wow. marleau's former teammate jeremy roenick ripped him on t.v. pavel stoled the puck and later kept it away setting up the game winning goal. the sharks blew a two goal lead in the third period.
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they still lead the series 3-2. >> he is, without a doubt, the best in the world in picking pockets and lifting sticks. he not only did it once but he did it twice. and you know, fatigue sometimes causes us to error. and that was that situation. we were tired. we were worn out. they got a change ahead of us. they made us pay for it. >> he was diplomatic. randy hahn was not. the sharks announcer fired back on twitter. game six of course tomorrow night in detroit. meanwhile jr clarified on twitter writing. by the way, he actually makes $6.9 million. >> in the giants' clubhouse
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yesterday ryan mogulson spoke emotionally. that's how long it took the 38- year-old to throw his game of his life. he was brilliant retiring the first 15 colorado hitters he would face. no runs for the win. a long time coming for mogulson traded and injured and had to go to japan to rediscover his game before returning. he left with a standing ovation. >> that's the best experience i've ever had in baseball, to be honest with you. it was awsome. the whole day in general, you know, my first start here as a giant. and to pitch like that and then to have the fans recognize, not only the way i pitched but i think also the journey that it's been. and to have them to recognize that and give me an ovation, that's what made it the best thing ever. >> great stuff yesterday. while you were catching nothing but a sunburn on the delta this weekend, here is what you missed. [ music ] >> the lineup the 3-2 pitch.
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>> the swing and a miss justin bolander has done it again. his sending career no hitter. >> novak is 32-0 this year. raphael nadal didn't go quietly in the final near court. that's a winner. but he still won the match. if he wins in rome this week he will be the number one tennis player in the world. when does a bad throw turn good? when the agreedy runner go for more. he thinks he has got it but tyson laws the as pitcher outhustled him the out and the win. >> mixed martial arts he wins by knock-out. and then he asked his girlfriend to celebrate with him. >> baby girl, i hope to continue it. will you marry me? >> yes. >> one wedding is being planned. another marriage is breaking up. the lakers were swept and embarrassed by phil jackson who is expected to retire from coaching. so what will the zen master do
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with his time? >> my belief is that he will retire for a while. but, you know, i don't know how long you can go to montana and meditate. [ laughter ] >> and poke peyote or whatever he does there. >> well, first of all you don't smoke peyote. that's one thing you don't do. >> and the words of phil jackson you won't have me to kick around anymore. >> now, we do want to talk about your fishing. because you were gone last week. >> that is a nice sunburn you got there. >> a major fishing expedition so you caught a tan. >> that's about all i got. that was an expensive thing. lost all of my tackle gear, $500. i was completely embarrassed, but it was a good support. >> and we support you coming back. >> wow. >> you are a walking yard sale. >> i'm a disaster. >> we will see you at 10 and 11. >> good-bye. that gets icy to dull pain, hot to relax it away fast.
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