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message is tesla software is terrible. do i have that right? >> that's the beginning. the whole message is much bigger. >> reporter: here is the thing. o'dowd is not wrong when it comes to tesla's autopilot. if you've ever been in one, you know it can do some really weird stuff, make some unexpected maneuvers. but to base an entire u.s. senate campaign on this? o'dowd is running as a single issue candidate, essentially using tesla as a way totohe bro security. o'dowd says our power infrastructure, hospitals, and self-driving cars are all at risk of a attack. >> my slogan is making computers safe for humanity. we've got find those computers. we've got disconnect them or reprogram them so they can't be hacked and so they're not going to fail and leave us all defenseless. >> reporter: what about homelessness? what about the environment? what about the drought? >> when they bring down the
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power grid, everyone will be homeless. you won't be able to go anywhere. you won't be able to live in your home. i just think it's a more important issue. >> reporter: o'dowd became a billionaire after founding green hills software in 1992. and sells software to automakers related to self-driving, but says he is not a competitor to tesla, and there is no conflict of interest. it kind of begs a question, is this an actual real run for senate, or is this just to try and draw attention to the cyber security issue in our country? >> it is both. but by not taking positions on other issues, i'm letting pemak single issue. >> reporter: nolan higdon is a history and communications professor at csu east bay, and did not mince his words about o'dowd's wealth. >> this sounds like a very wealthy individual, possibly oozing with narcissism and hubris who thinks just because of their wealth, they're somehow entitled to this position. >> i want to be polite about this because i think he is a
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good person and i'm sure his heart is in the right place. but it's demonstrating a bit of naivete about how politics work. >> reporter: a professor at san francisco state says for o'dowd to be taken seriously, he'll have to talk about other issues than just self-driving cars. >> basically, he just said at the beginning of this stays in his own lane, then what he is telling is he is not comfortable discussing these other things. he is just comfortable with what he knows. if you're going to serve in the senate, you have to know a hell of a lot more than that. >> reporter: kiet do, kpix 5. >> wow. be sure to stay with kpix 5 "cbs news bay area" for continuing coverage. we'll keep you informed on all the big issues leading up to the june primary. live look of at oakland where the oakland police department is a step closer to ending its 20-year run under government oversight. kit enter one-year period. a group of officers known as the riders were accused of beating
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suspects, planting drugs, and falsifying reports. opd must maintain substantial compliance for a year to be free of that oversight. and take a look at this. a car reverses off the road and falls into a drainage ditch after trying to leave a dui checkpoint. this all happened in el camino real in san carlos. deputies say the driver began driving through the checkpoint, stopped midway, that's when it went in reverse and drove off in reverse towards oncoming cars. deputies located the car in newark and had it towed. a historic san jose movie theater could soon get a makeover. the mercury news is reporting a preliminary proposal from the city council could revamp the look of the former century 21 movie theater near santana row. the theater is known for its distinctive dome shape, a and the proposal would revamp that it's still in its beginning stages. the biggest question is still unanswered. we still don't know what the building could become. governor gavin newsom is pledging billions in his new
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budget to try to prevent companies from leaving california. but reporter julie watts explains it might take more than that. >> so interesting. there was i think one or two companies that left california, and now are trying to fly their employees back to california to get support for -- >> reporter: the governor likely referring to tesla during his may budget revise. elon musk moved tesla's headquarters to texas, but recently said they would travel out of state travel costs for abortions. more than 270 according to stanford's hoover institute. >> california values make us competitive globally. it's the reason our economy has outperformed every other economy in the western hemisphere. >> reporter: but new census data reveals california is not necessarily outperforming other states in all metrics. well, new business applications are up overall nationwide, specifically in these orange southern states, including
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texas, new business applications have dropped in california by more than 25% in just the last month alone. the governor's may revise does address the issue, budgeting $40 million to waive filing fees and another 26 million in technical assistance, but it remains to be seen whether the drop in new business series simply a blip or a trend. >> labor experts tell julie inflation combined with people in general leaving the state are likely driving the drop in new business applications. a former tennessee nurse whose medication error killed a patient has been sentenced to three years' probation for criminally negligent homicide and gross neglect. hundreds of health care workers protested outside the nashville courthouse during the sentencing. they claim criminalizing honest mistakes will lead to more deaths in hospitals because health care workers will be less likely to reporter roars. clashes in jerusalem between
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israel police and pallbearers at a funeral for a slain palestinian american journalist who was killed by gunfire on wednesday while reporting on israeli military raid for al jazeera. at one point, pallbearers briefly dropped her casket as they tried to carry it to the cemetery. coming up, talk about catch of the day. the fisherman who hooked an enormous endangered stingray by accident. and an unexpected career change for this week's students rising above scholar. how he is making a difference on the streets of his hometown. >> coming up all new at 6:00, a disturbing case out of the south bay. a child dies after an alleged exorcism at a church. the new arrests just made, and what police are revealing about the investigation. plus -- >> i'm max darrow. governor newsom announces a massive inflation relief package. we'll break it down and tell you how it could affect you the next time you go to the gas station or the grocery
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many students rising above scholars ended up in jobs t di end p udnp't in finance until he saw an opportunity to serve in his hometown. now he is a police officer in hayward. here is liz cook. >> reporter: it's a busy day on the beat for rooki are pllano. traffic stops -- >> how much do you think the bag is worth? >> reporter: property theft, and a missing person's report fill his call time and sheet. but it's connecting with community. >> doing good. just patrolling. >> reporter: that officer arellano sees as his most important role. >> finding a way to support people. being a peace officer was one of the easiest ways i could see to actually support people out in the field, out on the streets,
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and people i grew up alongside with. >> reporter: people he grew up with who know him simply as victor, a hometown hayward kid whose immigrant parents came to the u.s. from mexico, searching for the bright future their children would have. >> the case study right here for a change in management. >> reporter: when we first met victor, he was a senior at the university of pennsylvania, interning at a management consulting firm and eyeing a career in finance. >> i'm doing consulting. so i don't know. i don't like to stick with one thing. i like to branch out and see where i best fit. and if i dent like it, well, there is a ton of other options. >> reporter: life-changing options victor never even considered, like his first job out of college as a social worker in san francisco's tenderloin district. the experience honed victor's compassion for others as he saw neighborhood residents battle addiction. >> right outside our office, we were located on sixth and mission, it was not uncommon to see people outside shooting up,
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people living on the street, setting up tents, and it's there for everyone to see. >> reporter: everyone may not see the struggle, but victor's view changed his life. >> the financial world lost its luster. >> anything else i could try the help with? >> reporter: and he headed home to hayward and into his new role. >> i look at policing as a very fulfilling job as in it helps me to help people who are actually in distress. a lot of these events can be very traumatic. i've had friends and even family member that grew up with domestic violence, substance abuse, even myself was a victim of robbery when i was a kid. and when i needed help, i would call the police. >> reporter: his police work can be tough at times, but it's also filled with long-time friends. >> we need guys like that out here. >> reporter: those who will always see officer arellano as victor. >> they're very proud. obviously they worry because it's a dangerous job. but they know that god is with me and on my side. and i have good partners with me. and if they keep me safe, i'll
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do the same for myself and for them. >> reporter: for students trying above, i'm elizabeth cook. officer arellano would like to attend law school in the future. his dream school is the youth of pennsylvania. to learn more about our students rising above scholars, go to kpix coming up, a total eclipse that will turn the moon into a ing up r. coming up on the cbs evening news, parents in crisis as the baby formula shortage gross more dire. plus the new actions from congress to find out why it's taking so long to get formula back on store shelves. we've i'm dan o'dowd and i approved this message. tesla's full self- driving technology. the washington post reported on
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"owners of teslas fighting for control..." "i'm trying..." watch this tesla "slam into a bike lane bollard..." "oh [bleeped f***]" this one "fails to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk." "experts see deep flaws." "that was the worst thing i've ever seen in my life." to stop tesla's full self-driving software... vote dan o'dowd for u.s. senate.
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well, take a look at this 13-foot 400 pound stingray that was found in cambodia's mekong river. fishermen were look for the cash of the day and to their surprise hauled in the stingray. and a group of marine biologists just happened to be on an expedition nearby. thinking catch was significant because it confirms the existence of these big fish in this stretch of river. this is the a very remote stretch of river. it's not well studied. it's incredibly important for fisheries and biodiversity. >> experts also say this massive
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catch like this are almost never reported so it's rare and a very remarkable -- look at that thing. my gosh. that's massive. >> you don't want to step on that one. >> no, you don't. well, what not to miss this sunday? the total lunar eclipse expects a glowing red moon this weekend. >> here is brian hackney on why it's worth staying up late to see. >> it's exciting. it's an exciting thing. >> reporter: even bill nye the science guy gets excited about what's happening sunday night. >> you the shadow of a planet casting a shadow on a moon. it's a big deal. you may not see it ever again in your life. >> reporter: even at this moment, the moon is racing towards total lunar eclipse. at that point, it will look a third of a million times dimmer than usual. of course, being night, it will be chilly. is it worth taking your kids out to watch? >> oh, yes, keep them up. yes, people, this is an exciting thing. this is part of how the ancient greeks realized the earth was
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round. whenever the earth casts a shadow on the moon, it's always a curve. so they used that to figure out the earth was a atmosphere, and you can do it yourself. it's astonishing. it's just astonishing. >> reporter: and if you think it's a nice view from earth, imagine if you were standing on the moon right now. >> the eagle has landed. >> reporter: the massive disc of the earth covering up the sun. but in totality, something weird happens. instead of going totally dark, the earth is surrounded by a brilliant red halo. that's the refraction of every sunrise and sunset on the face of the earth now shining on to the moon. and that's why the moon turns blood red at totality. what if your kids ask you questions and you don't have the answer? >> let's go to the internet. some of you might have paper books around that will describe this phenomenon. >> and here's what's happening. the full moonrises at 8:02 p.m. sunday night already in partial
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eclipse. it enters blood red totality at 8:09 the p.m. deepest eclipse at 9:12 and totality ends at 9:54 when the moon begins to climb out of earth's shadow, leaving an indelible impression behind. >> when you see the moon turn this crazy burgundy red color, i hope it changes you. i hope you look at the world, your place on the world a little differently. >> i'm science editor brian hackney, kpix 5. >> books. remember those? >> paper? >> paper. >> i still like books. physical books. >> about half and half with the hab let and books. but yeah, i like book. >> books are fine until you have to read cat in the hat 18 times at bedtime. >> i'm probably not going to have to do that to my dogs. so i'm standing by the life choice i have made and you can evaluate accordingly.
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let's takeoo at what happens. subdivision evening, there is going to be some passing clouds for the second half of the weekend. but if you get high enough in elevation you should be able to see that as the moon comes up. the eclipse is already going to be happening at this point. we'll talk more about the timing if you miss that, and brian's story coming up at 7:00. warmer temperatures in the short-term. we already warmed up today. we're going to warm up even more tomorrow. the storm track is still active. it's just pushed up to our north. so the rain chances are going to completely avoid us as we head through the weekend and into next week. yesterday we were talking about an outside maybe there a chance of a couple of showers on thursday. no. those rain chances have diminished to recan round it down to zero percent. nothing to wash the pollan out of the atmosphere. there is going to be a wind shift on sunday. and that's going to help to drop the pollen count. still in the medium category sunday, monday and tuesday with oak, mulberry and grass pollen. you can see the fog in the distance hanging out along the coast. that's going make a move later
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on this evening and into tonight. temperatures were dramatically warmer, especially inland. 81 degrees in santa rosa and concord. got up to 77 in san jose. up to just above 70 in fremont. mid 60s in san francisco. slightly above average. that's where we expected to be. and right at 60 degrees along the coast in pacifica. those coastal temperatures in san francisco maybe two or three degrees warmer tomorrow. but several degrees warmer farther inland for saturday's high temperatures. you're heading out this evening, it's nice out there. 60s around the bay. mostly 70s inland. still holding on to 81 in fairfield and santa rosa. the numbers should be down to the upper 70s once we get the 6:00 update. down to the 50s in half moon bay, but it's a nice day along the coast as well. the fog is going to spread to the inland valleys by early tomorrow morning. if that stuck around long enough, it would slow down the warm-up, but it's not going to stick around too long. it's going to back up towards the coast rapidly. should be clearing out by 8:00, 9:00, 10:00 at the latest on saturday. so temperatures will have plenty of time to warm-up, from the low to mid-50s for most of us, which is normal for this time of year.
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the coolest spots in the upper 40s up to the 80s inland and well into the 70s for oakland and in east bay. temperatures 5 to 10 degrees above normal around the bay. closer to a dozen degrees average farther inland. temperatures along the coast, the onshore breeze is still going to be with us. you still get to climb to the low 60s a couple of degrees warmer than today. you get over that first range of hills and temperatures reach the upper 70s and low 80s around the south end of the bay with mid to even upper 80s in the santa clara valley. up to 85 in san jose and 85 in santa clara as well. mostly mid 80s for the tri-valley. but closer to 90 degrees for concord and pleasant hill. the spots most likely to get up to or above 90 brentwood and fairfield. 92 degrees in fairfield. it should be the hot spot tomorrow. close to 70 degrees in san francisco. just barely short. low to mid-70s for oakland and the east bay. and low to mid-80s for most of the north bay. a little warmer as you go farther inland. that's true as we go farther north. into the 80s for mendocino county and lake county. if you're running bay to
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breakers on sunday morning or just going to be spectating, we found a safe background image to use for television. it's going to be breezy. it's going to be cool. temperature in the mid-50s for that 8:00 start time. warming up fractionally, but the fog and the onshore breeze going to be battle against those nners trying to make their way through that 12-kilometer course. temperatures are going to return to near average by monday, tuesday and wednesday. some subtle little ups and downs to the temperature pattern, but basically running within a couple of degrees of what's normal this time of year. a little more cool down by late next week thursday and friday, as another storm system in the upper-levels of the atmosphere drifts closer to us. unfortunately it's not on a trajectory that's going to send any moisture towards the bay area, which is typical for late may. the rain chances tend to be fewer and farther between. we will take a look at the dog walking forecast for this evening coming up at 6:00. >> all right, paul, thanks. i'm allen martin, coming up new at six, the bay area now has the highest covid infection rates in california. the warning from top health officials. plus --
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>> two new defendants were charged with murder today in the alleged exorcism death of a 3-year-old girl in san jose. what the prosecutor says the victim had to endure before she died. and we'll take a closer look at governor newsom's inflation relief plan. how he expects to put money back into californians' pockets. the news at 6:00 coming up in about five minutes. sara, ryan? >> thank you so much. still ahead here at 5:00, bay to breakers returns this weekend for the first time in two years. and we have the story of a former san quentin inmate who has gone from running the prison yard to marathons. out-of-state corporations wrote an online sports betting plan they call "solutions for the homeless". really? the corporations take 90 percent of the profits. and using loopholes they wrote, they'd take even more. the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets,
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taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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bay to breakers returns to san francisco after a two-year hiatus this weekend. >> the race will also bring the next chapter for a runner we have been following for several years now. markelle taylor spent 18 years in san quentin, and he took up running. he repeatedly won the prison marathon, known as the gazelle of san quentin. he was released in 2019, and the running continues at a remarkable pace. markelle will be running in his first bay to breakers this sunday. >> wilson walker caught up with him ahead of the race. >> in present, running marathons and life, you don't give up until your body completely shut down. you just keep on moving, taking one day at a time. >> reporter: that is the philosophy markelle taylor adopted while running laps around the yard at san quentin
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now three years after his release and off parole, the running continues, and the attention has followed as well. his subthree-hour boston marathon covered by the tliefx "new york times." >> i got to switch bac over to the middle distance running. it's basically just to see where my fitness level is at this time. >> reporter: the next race at about 7 1/2 miles will be a change of pace after boston, but bay to breakers will also be a homecoming. >> yeah, i used to be a kid in san francisco on hayes. >> it's a handful of track races and still more events around the country. his running calendar is relentless. and all of it done because between his jobs, part time coaching two different group meetings, and his support
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network for the formally incarcerated. >> you know, just checking in, seeing how each other is doing, feeling. family life, whatever it is. all those who are still incarcerated behind bars, we represent them, and we doing our best to be good examples so they can one day share the same experience that we have today. >> reporter: markelle says the philosophy he found in san quentin has not changed. >> i equate every life circumstance as my own personal marathon. just life challenges in general give up. >> and he hast >> it will be like coming home, though. coming home to san francisco. and i'll just have a mark to go after the next time i run it. >> in tiburon, wilson walker, kpix 5. >> wow, an amazing feat there.
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that's it to interest news at 5:00. >> kpix 5 at 6:00 begins with allen martin and elizabeth cook. >> and right now on kpix 5, streaming on cbs news bay area, a disturbing case out of the south bay. a child dies in what is being described as an exorcism. the new charges against her family. the governor unveils his plan to help deal with inflation. how he plans to put money back into your pocket. >> now hopefully we can get some money. i guess that would help some people out that need it. and dub nation ready to see the warriors finish off the grizzlies tonight. we are live at chase center with all the action. good evening. i'm allen martin. >> and i'm elizabeth cook. let's take a live look at the state capital tonight. california has extra cash to spend. how much exactly? a nearly $100 billion surplus. meantime, the governor laid out what he wants to do with the state's massive $300 billion budget package. new at six, mack darrow explains
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where a big chunk of that money >>n tha nearly $100 billion budget surplus, governor newsom says around $18 billion will go directly into californians' pockets to help offset inflation, high gas prices and other cost burdens. for most of us, including phyllis kinsella, grocery runs aren't cheep endeavors these days. >> everything has gone up. >> reporter: neither are trips to the gas station. there is often a big line at this one in san mateo because it's one of the cheaper spots around at about $5.65 a gallon. greg bryant spent almost $100 today. >> gas prices are quite high. >> reporter: inflation is deflating spirits. >> it's hard for people to live. >> perhaps the most important thing right now in people's minds is how to lower costs. and that's why we're pro poeting $18.1 billion to put become in the pockets of millions and millions. tens ofil


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