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of millions of americans during wall strethe recession.advantage so, my wife kat and i took action. we started a non-profit community bank with a simple theory - give people a fair deal and real economic power. invest in the community. in businesses owned by women and people of color. in affordable housing. the difference between words and actions matters. that's a lesson politicians in washington could use right now. i'm tom steyer, and i approve this message.
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now at 11:00, a cruel viral video now at the center of a police probe. the outrage after a bay area man is mocked and attacked while collecting cans. >> the hunt for a hit and run driver who killed a 12-year-old girl in alameda county. the evidence that officers are pouring over tonight. >> reporter: santa clara's largest reservoir could collapse during a major earthquake. the order to drain the dam before the dig big one hits. now at 11:00, streaming on cbsn bay area, a disturbing and racially charged attack on an elderly asian man in san francisco. good evening, i'm ken bastida in and i'm elizabeth cook. the video is very difficult to
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watch, and now kpix 5's joe vazquez reports police are trying to piece together what happened. >> reporter: investigators here in the bay view police district are canvassing the neighborhood where the viral video was taken and they say the investigation is a top priority. the video posted on twitter and instagram shows a small crowd surrounding an older man who appears to have been collecting cans. the language is abusive and sometimes racist. bystanders chime in. it's unclear if the man was hurt or stolen, but one man does take a swing, and as the victim bursts into tears, others mock him. >> the video does look like there was some type of altercation or robbery or assault. we have to find that out in the investigation. >> reporter: the police captain says investigators have determined the incident hopped on osceola lane, but it doesn't appear a police report
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was filed, so they're looking for the victim. >> if you have any information, please give us a call. >> that's messed up. >> he's not even bothering anybody. >> they'll say he shouldn't have been around that area. that's how they'll look at it. >> reporter: but what's the truth. >> they shouldn't have down that. that's not right. >> that's very disheartening. i didn't see anybody troy try to stop that from going on, so we have to educate the community on how to treat each other right, to stop bullying, assault, and any kind of madness like this. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> san francisco mayor london breed tweeted the acts depicted in this video are shameful and not reflected of the san francisco we can and should be. in castro llthe search is on for a hit and run driver who killed a 12-year-old girl walking home from school.
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betty yu with the clue that could help catch the suspect. >> reporter: the chp says the victim was walking with her older sister across this crosswalk and was less than 50 yards from home when hit by the driver. she was hit by what police describe as a lifted f-150. authorities say the sisters had a green cross signal and were headed home from creek side middle school around 3:30 this afternoon. >> for some unknown reason the driver didn't see the girls and collided into one of them. succumbed to her injuries. >> reporter: police are relying on home surveillance video that captured the crime and plan to release part of it
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in the near future. >> my mom went down and gave the older sister some water. not really sure what else happened, but my mom was just down there trying to comfort her and take care of her in the moment. >> reporter: the chp says the road is heavily traveled. >> during that school time there's a lot of kids, there's another school up the road. we're shaken up. >> reporter: betty yu, kpix 5. students from oakland's mcclymonds high school will be back in class at different campuses tomorrow. this is after the cancer causing chemical tce was discovered in the ground water. freshmen will have class at ralph bunch academy. sophomores and juniors at west oakland middle school, and seniors will go to west lake
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middle school. mcclymonds has been closed since thursday. preliminary air quality testing showed no signs of the chemical. tonight an order from the feds to drain santa clara county's largest reservoir. the fear is that anderson dam could collapse in a major earthquake sending a wall of water 35 feet high into downtown morgan hill. kpix 5's maria medina on the seismic risk and what it could mean for the major source of water. >> a couple of weeks ago we had an earthquake and i called them then and there. >> reporter: roman's grandparents live next to anderson lake. >> it's something they're very concerned about. >> reporter: and now the potential risk to their lives and others many a major earthquake hit. >> pretty much every house on the hillside would get watched away plus damage to the city itself. >> reporter: since 2009 the water level in the dam has
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been kept at most at 47 percent capacity. the reservoir is built along the calaveras fault. but with the water district's construction on seismic retrofitting not expected until 2022, the federal energy regulatory commission sent this letter last week, ordering the district immediately drain the dam to an elevation of 488 feet by october 1st because of the risk to the public. >> as an earthquake geologist, i would drain the lake. >> reporter: but what does it mean for our water supply? >> we shouldn't be worried about running out of water. >> reporter: pak ferrartheye ep gh sou, en wh gh >> we watestore underground and remote storage in kern county. we've got lots of carry over storage right now. unless the drought goes on for
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7 or 8 years. >> reporter: a valley water spokesperson said they couldn't go on camera for an interview until the board has time to discuss the order. they said in a statement however that emptying the reservoir would be unsafe for controlling water flows as well as to wildlife. maria medina, kpix 5. the markets hoping for a tuesday turn around. dow futures are rebounding after wall street had its worst day in 2 years. it's all tied to the global coronavirus fears. the dow plunged more than a thousand points. the nasdaq also slid more than 3 percent. apple, google, and facebook all plunged today. the international airport is limiting flights to iran over the outbreak and warning americans to avoid nonessential travel to south korea. nearly 900 people have tested
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positive for coronavirus there. and in italy people were wearing face masks with their carnival masks this week. things could be turning around for former vice president joe biden who appears to have a slight edge tonight in the crucial south carolina primary. according to a new cbs news poll, 28 percent of likely democratic voters prefer biden who's 5 points ahead of bernie sanders. tom steyer is third at 18 percent. 7 candidates qualified for tomorrow's debate sponsored by cbs news. watch it live here beginning at 5:00 p.m. our local news will stream on cbsn bay area, and you can find that on we'll have a special edition of kpix 5 news at 8:00. we're following breaking news in san francisco. these are live pictures of police activity in the twin
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peaks neighborhood on crown terrace. reportson the citizen app say that a san francisco police car was involved in some kind of accident with another car. we'll stay on top of this and bring you more tomorrow morning starting at 4:30. still ahead, widespread crackdowns prompt a new pitch from juul. could locked vapes help them stay on the market? >> i've heard lots of commotion on it and i was shocked to see the big animal. >> a mountain lion makes a noisy visit to a bay area backyard. the video that has one homeowner a little nervous tonight. >> and a growing number of men in tech are turning to cosmetic surgery. >> it's a complicated problem, it's a long standing problem. is plastic surgery the answer
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to it? i don't know. >> tonight why some feel they have to go tom steyer will beat donald trump on the economy. his people over profits plan makes a living wage a right. creates thousands of good paying green jobs in california. and provides a 10% tax cut for everyone making under $250,000.
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tom's plan also makes health care a right, by adding a public option to obamacare. protects union negotiated plans. and ensures californians can make their own health care choices. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message. we choose to go to the and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard. president kennedy knew settling for half-measures wasn't good enough. so when candidates say we can't guarantee health care for all,
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make college affordable for all, combat climate change, or create a world at peace, remember that america is best when we strive to do big things, even when it's hard. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. an unexpected visitor in san bruno. tonight we're hearing from the woman that woke up to this. a mountain lion jumping into her backyard. >> that was scary. i woke up the middle of the night checking the ring app. i heard lots of commotion on it, and i was so shocked to see um that big animal in my backyard. >> ssag caonly spent a few minutes roaming around her yard before heading off into the hills. disgraced hollywood mogul harvey weinstein was supposed
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to be booked at riker's island jail tonight, but instead was rushed to the hospital complaining of chest pains and heart palpitations after a jury handed down a verdict. weinstein is now facing at least 5 years in prison after being convicted of rape and sexual assault, and now he's also facing similar charges in southern california. a woman is accused him of assaulting her in a beverly hills hotel room. the manhattan da's office says that weinstein's march 11th sentencing will take place before any proceedings start in california. within the last hour, legendary singer placid domingo released an apology after a pattern of inappropriate behavior was discovered. last year the the opera of san francisco cut ties with him in the wake of allegations.
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and juul is proposing a new vape that will unlock only for those 21 or older. they're planning to introduce it into may or later this week. they launched similar vaporizers in the uk and canada. loggers loggers -- users logged into an app to unlock it. it's a dirty little secret, ageism. >> silicon valley's age bias in the industry. >> the term silicon valley was coined on join 11th, 1971 which makes it 49 years old. but it's fair to ask would silicon valley even hire a 49-year-old? i took a closer look at ageism in the tech industry, and what some are doing to stop father
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time. >> reporter: injections, liposuction, chin lifts, microneedling. cosmetic procedures you might expect to see a woman getting, but times are changing. this is a highly sought after plastic surgeon in san francisco. >> the average worker is about 30 years old in tech. >> reporter: men are seeking out the fountain of youth to stay in the game. in a recrept washington post article, dr. fan said once you're 35, you're seen as over the hill. >> they're viewed as almost irrelevant because they're too old to understand or not current or in touch with today's people. they feel discriminated against. >> reporter: that could be why there was a whopping 325 percent increase in less than 5 years from men getting
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cosmetic procedures. in fact botox for men has also become known as brotox. rob jackson is the founder of a marketing start up. >> i think it's always about getting your foot into the door. if you have an edge in any sort of way, it could be a good hair cut, good teeth, good looking skin. >> reporter: jackson says regardless of age, keeping up your appearance goes hand in hand of securing a good job. >> you have the appearance of being sharper and anything with your appearance is super important when it comes to getting a job you want. i'm here for a microneedling procedure. it helps you look younger and reduce wrinkles. >> reporter: how old are you? >> 40. >> reporter: you look so young. so is ageism in silicon valley
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real? just last year google reached a settlement with over 200 job applicants over the age of 40. >> you didn't have enough googleness, you couldn't fit with the energy of the company. those are all typical buzz phrases when you're trying to essentially flag someone's age, but not actually say that. >> reporter: robert milton is an employment attorney in san francisco who handles age discrimination cases like this all the time. flipping through court documents, he says the lawsuit also alleges google referred to some of its workers over the age of 40 as grayglers. they're saying in tech once over the age of 35, you're looked at as being over the hill. do you think there's truth to that? >> oh my gosh, i better pack that in. >> reporter: riviera partners scouts for talent in silicon valley. spray painted on the wall, their client list that reads
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like a veritable who's who in the industry. will is the ceo. i asked him his thoughts on going under the knife. >> i think it's absurd. i think altering your appearance to fit in or confirm to a standard shows a potential level of insecurity. >> reporter: but he understands why some would do it. he says when it comes to a more diverse work force, silicon valley needs to do better. >> i think our respondent's responsibility we're making the right decisions when we hire teams. >> reporter: so will they point of view it on this age old problem? some will continue to see their doctor in hopes of injecting new life into their career. >> it's a complicated problem, it's a long standing problem. is plastic surgery the answer to it? i don't know. if plastic surgery help, then
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god bless them. >> a recent survey interviewed 4,000 tech workers over the age of 40. 80 percent of them said they were concerned about what their age meant for their future in the tech industry. >> so interesting. because you'd think we're talking about hollywood in that you constantly have to make sure you're looking your best. >> and there's been a complete role reversal. like i said, you'd think this is something that women would be chasing, but now it's men. >> but i see the other side. i see the warren buffets, the elon musks of the world. they wouldn't sit down to this. it's absurd like the guy said. >> but it speaks to the pressure. >> it does. >> you have so many people applying r that job and they feel like youth will get ahead. >> whatever it takes. >> veronica, thank you. in the weather department,
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the numbers we're looking at are going up into the near 80-degree range tomorrow, and that's record territory. we'll be if the low 80s in parts of the north bay. highs from today took a big step in that direction. santa rosa was up to 75. it's winter and it was 75. concord 74, san jose 67, and fremont at 67. right now numbers on the mild side, mostly in the 50s. man it has been dry. even the desert got more rain than we did. high pressure is building in, and we'll get offshore winds. in fact if you look at the futurecast, there's an offshore component. that's why the north bay heats up again tomorrow into the low 80s. so we get clear skies overnight. then for tomorrow, unusually
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warm. by this weekend, might be a sprinkle or two by sunday. we've said that week after week. 73 in palo alto tomorrow. morgan hill, 76 degrees. 70s and sunshine, 76 pleasant hill, 73 livermore. north bay, 80 in santa rosa, 82 sonoma, and 82 in napa. the extended forecast. sunny and warm this week until the time we get to the weekend. increasing clouds and maybe a chance of showers coming in on sunday. brian, thank you. a pair of newborn cheetah cubs making history tonight. why fighting climate change
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isn't just about polar bears. we're fighting for our lives, we're fighting for clean air and clean water. that's why i wrote the law to send billions from polluters to communities suffering the most. and only one candidate for president was with us back then, tom steyer. and he's still fighting for us, pledging to make clean air and clean water a right for everyone, regardless of your zip code.
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that's the truth. that's tom steyer. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message. some adorable cheetah cubs, that's kind of redundant, they're all adorable, are making history were tonight. >> they're the first cheetah cubs to be born through
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invitro infertilization. they're considered very vulnerable, so this is a way to help. a huge showdown on the fa when i came home from prison my sons were in their teens. so i got involved in juvenile justice, i didn't want them to go through the same thing i went through. michael bloomberg created the young men's initiative. in helping keep other young men and young women from entering into the criminal justice system. and we see it, we see it in young people being employed. we see young people being removed out the system. running for president, what better platform for him to speak about real justice, real reform. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
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of millions of americans during wall strethe recession.advantage so, my wife kat and i took action. we started a non-profit community bank with a simple theory - give people a fair deal and real economic power. invest in the community. in businesses owned by women and people of color. in affordable housing. the difference between words and actions matters. that's a lesson politicians in washington could use right now. i'm tom steyer, and i approve this message.
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man what a day for sabrina ionescu. she spoke this morning at kobe bryant's memorial and then fly to the bay area for the duck's showdown with stanford. 1st quarter, sabrina who's battle the flu on top of everything else, the steal. they led by 19 in the first half. third quarter, follows her own miss, grabs 1 of her 12 rebounds. she became the first division 1 player, man or woman, to have 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 1,000 assists.
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she also had a triple double, and oregon beat stanford 74-66. >> you know, you try and hide some of the emotions, so you get there at staples center and they all come back to you. i tried to do everything i could to hold it together tonight, and my team helped me do that. >> in true sabrina fashion she goes out on the biggest day and biggest moment and shines bright. it was really neat to see how hard she competed tonight. she really has nothing left. sharks wheeling and dealing at the trade deadline sending patty marlow to pittsburgh so he can get a shot at winning his first stanley cup. they received aid third round pick in the deal. they also traded for a first round pick and a minor leaguer. come on san francisco, we always suspected mad bum was a real cowboy, now we have the
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proof. the pitcher competed with the professional rodeo under the name mason saunders, and he won 26,000 in cattle penning. they call it the grapefruit league because the ball looked like a grapefruit, give that man a contract. posterrized the louisville defender, the seminoles beat the cardinals. there was a few laughs at kobe bryant's memorial service, including michael jordan referencing the viral meme of him crying at the hall of fame induction. >> now he's got meme i told my to do this because i didn't want to see that for the next
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the late show with stephen colbert is next. captioning sponsored by cbs >> president trump's first official visit to india kicked off with the u.s. president struggling to pronounce the names of some of india's most revered critic stars. >> he had some difficulty pronouncing some of the names that are hindu. >> welcome to beautiful motera stadium in umdivar for today's championship cricket match. joining me in the announcing booth is a special guest, president donald trump. >> hello to india. this is such a great honor. >> let us begin by announcing the team's starting lineup. >> i can do it. okay. go ahead >> soochin tendokur. swamy veevay kamun nund capsicle.


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