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>> reporter: look right behind me there. that's the alleged brothel under this sign my div i know know -- my divine skin. opening a second private investigations office to screen potential job applicants. instead cbs5 learned he has told investigators he opened a brothel here with the help of norm welsh the commander of the police task force, the very same police force that polices brothels. >> reporter: an empty space now but over a period of nine months in 2009 and 2010 neighbors at this office park in the 600 block of gregory called police repeatedly because of the women they observed working here. >> they were hardly dressed. always totally made up. >> when you talked to police
you told them what? what did you think it was? >> i thought it was prostitution for sure. what else was it going to be? and i told him that. >> reporter: cbs5 learned the state department of justice is now investigating a claim that this was a brothel. the claim was made recently in a written confession by private investigator chris butler. butler reports that he and his friend norm welsl, the former commander of the task force were running this brothel. the two were arrested for stealing drugs confiscated by police and re-selling them on the street among other crimes. according to two sources butler confessed to investigators that he was renting this office space at 670 gregory suite b and that he hired working girls. police records indicate a neighbor called the cops. >> what would you see here? here? two things. they would come, knock on the door. first of all, it was always, always guys. they would knock on the door and then they would look up at
the camera. the camera was right up there. then somebody would see who it was evidently then they would open the door about this wide. the guy would sneak in and they would close it and lock the door again. >> reporter: this man is a chiropractor. he called cnet every week for months. he thought his calls were going nowhere until investigators looking into butler and w -- the two. >> what did they say? >> that it got pass up to the head of cnet. i never met that gentleman but he was part owner of this evidently and that he had been
setting up a massage. >> chris butler cannot be trusted. he is out there. he is trying to save himself some jail time and the way he is doing that is by lying. >> reporter: the attorney who represents wilesch says butler was lying. >> he has spoken to law enforcement and told them my client was involved in running a brothel. that's not true. this is butler at his criminal best. butler apparently bought the furniture for this would-be brothel according to what he is saying. he was the one who signed the lease. he was the one who paid the rent. he was the one that collected the money from the prostitutes. but yet he is blaming other people and he is trying to drag my client into this mess in order to garner some sort of support. >> reporter: i should mention that i tried to reach chris butler through his attorney and did not get a return phone
call. allen, we also called the prosecutors that are working on this case. no comment from them either. >> no charges yet. joe vazquez, thanks. it was one of the last decisions he made as governor and tonight arnold schwarzenegger is still getting heat for it. now in the form of a lawsuit. just before he left office arnold schwarzenegger commuted the prison sentence for the son of former california assembly speaker nunez. he pleaded guilty for the 2008 stabbing death of a san diego college student. arnold schwarzenegger reduced the prison sentence from 16 to 7 years and today the san diego county district attorney, a republican, filed a lawsuit saying that the governor violated victims' rights. >> we believe a governor who is considering a commutation has a constitutional duty under
marcy's law to encode the voices of victims. in this case this clearly didn't happen. as a result of the governor's failure to do that, the victims' constitutional rights were violated. >> the lawsuit seeks to reinstate the 16-year prison sentence. it is believed to be the first lawsuit of its kind in the nation. if you pay extra to use an express lane you probably expect it to be faster. new figures reveal just how much time drivers are saving by using the lane on southbound 680. phil matier is going to show us it doesn't seem to add up to much. >> reporter: that's right. we are here at the southern end of the grate which at one time was one of the busiest commutes in the bay area and that's why the state decided to put in the fast toll lane here to make the commute easier. well, times change and guess what, so did the time and the idea on this. here is the story. built at a cost of about 30 million this new express toll lane was opened last year as a
way to reduce traffic congestion along this 14-mile stretch of interstate 680. the idea? offer noncar poolers a faster ride at a price, of course. >> the express lane gives the opportunities for solo drivers paying a toll to use that capacity when they to. >> reporter: they set up a toll lane between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. where from a price ranging from 30 cents to as high as 7.50 commuters can ride in the car pool lanes. >> the real boom of the dot com era, a few years ago it was a terrible commute. >> reporter: but the boom went bust. now traffic is nowhere near what it was back then and neither are the supposed time savings. get this, according to cal- trans during the morning rush hour, the average morning commute time in the regular lane is 12 minutes. in the toll lane, it is 11
minutes. the difference. about 1 minute. that's right. the difference between the fast toll lane and a regular lane is only 1 minute. >> 1 minute. that's not very much of a difference. >> but the lane offerings reliability. if you need to get somewhere to a meeting, to work, you get there right after you dropped your child and you don't have minutes to spare, that trip is a reliable guaranteed faster trip. the average user is using that lane about twice a month. >> reporter: how long will it take to earn back the 30 million we spent setting it all up? >> tolls don't pay for the 30 million. >> who does? >> the road is paid for by bridge tolls, taxpayer money, sales tax and grants. just like every other highway in the bay area. >> reporter: well, despite the lack of traffic the transportation folks are still happy with the way this turned out. they said the use is pretty much on par with the revised
projections. that's the post-dot com projections.. >> maybe if they can guarantee me fewer potholes i might go there. >> reporter: maybe they can. >> all right. phil matier. >> reporter: talk to you. >> thanks a lot. the cash strapped city of antioch finds itself with some money to burn but there are strings attached. ann notarangelo is in antioch to explain the unusual position the city finds itself in. ann? >> reporter: dana, not too long ago this city was worried about bankruptcy and they are still pinching pennies but in an unusual twist the city now has nearly $2 million it has to spend on something fun. >> this is the library. >> reporter: the new community center opened in january. in addition to the library, gym and meeting room it has become
a focal point in antioch. the money to build it and neighboring water park came from a special tax funds. since 1989 homes in the area have paid between $100 and $250 a month extra in taxes to build eight schools and build up a community family park. when the project ended under budget the city realized it had an extra 1.7 million to spend but strings are attached. >> they are for infrastructure, they are not for salaries an maintenance. >> reporter: so the money that would essentially balance the city's budget or pay for 10 police officers can only be spent at the park. this type of pigeon holding of money is very common and meant with good intentions so voters know how money will be spent. it also can be problematic. >> what will sometimes happen is you'll get money so restricted that you're in a straight jacket about how you use it and that doesn't benefit, i think, cities and school districts. my personal opinion. as much as if you gave them a
little more lee ray. >> reporter: the city doesn't want to spend 1 dollar more than what was collected. expanding the library. building a marquis in front advertising events. >> some people e-mailed me today and said give me the money back. >> can you do that? >> no, it was a ballot measure and we would be breaking the contract with the voters who asked that the moneys be raised and spent. >> you're going to get an earful, aren't you? >> we are. >> reporter: among those with an opinion. >> i would love to see a court complex or field. >> reporter: he believes thousands of kids would benefit from turf fields like this one in richmond for soccer, baseball, football and rugby. something the city doesn't have right now. >> i want to see something done that will bring people to the park rather than throw money at the park hoping somebody will show up. >> reporter: the public will get to weigh in this summer during community meetings and those who will make the final decision know it will be
scrutinized. >> the voters are quite anxious about any monies that are spent in these times. i wouldn't blame them for it. >> reporter: there is no timetable for when they have to spend the money so they are really in no rush. maybe 3 to 6 months they will have a better idea what will be a good fit for this park. in antioch, ann knob, cbs5. a setback for anyone trying to buy a home in the bay area. why it just got a little harder to get that loan. > these bay area women are learning to shoot. but gun safety training may not actually be enough. what will actually double their risk for homicide. coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
last night. two victims were shot together. a third, the suspected gunman, was found shot nearby. investigators have not released a possible motive and are not saying whether the victims and gunman went to the school. from specially made pistols to designer hunting clothes the gun industry is targeting a new clientele. women. grace lee gave it a try and found out how men and women are different when it comes to guns and safety. >> shooters on the line. you may load and make ready. >> reporter: it is a busy saturday at the rod and gun club club in richmond. >> a little bit more. oops. >> reporter: but this isn't your typical crowd. look closer and you'll see mostly women. >> good. >> you want to give it a good tap. >> reporter: it is a gun training program sponsored by the national rifle association called "women on target." >> it has become so much more
popular. pull your hammer back furs. >> reporter: brenda runs the sonoma county chapter. she says welcome says -- she says women come from all aspects of life. >> reporter: but others come just for fun. phyllis grew up with guns in oregon. >> we did a lot of garbage dump shooting. >> reporter: 30 years later she is back with her daughter mary. >> it is better than shopping. >> and she likes being with her mom too. >> reporter: then there is gretchen. she signed up with women on target a year ago. she says she has learned a lot. >> it is a nice personal challenge because i'm just
working on improving for myself. >> push up. >> reporter: she talked her sister debbie into signing up too. the coaches are all volunteers including the range master victor ye. >> women make the best shooters because they don't have testostrone to deal with. >> reporter: for $40 you get two hours of hands on training with shotguns or pistols. the instruction is one on one. >> you don't want your hand out there. >> reporter: this was my coach. >> squeeze it back. see the difference? beautiful. >> which spot were you shooting at? >> reporter: what's the aim of this class? >> accidents should never happen if you learn to handle a firearm safely. >> reporter: but this emergency medicine professor says accidents can and do happen when women own guns. >> here in california we looked at over 30,000 women who bought
handguns. the risk for homicide did not go down. >> reporter: it actually doubled for women according to his study published in the new england journal of medicine. men who bought handguns on the other hand reduced their risk by 21%. >> you pull the trigger once. >> reporter: as for the so- called surge of women getting into guns... >> we are really not seeing a surge in gun purchases or gun use by women. >> reporter: the fbi doesn't keep registration statistics based on gender. there are only surveys and the nra's line that more women are buying guns he thinks is a ploy to sell more guns. >> they resold their traditional market and needed to broaden the market. >> reporter: but back at the richmond gun club this woman isn't bargaining it. >> i think women are finally becoming very interested in it.
it has gone gung busters. >> reporter: in richmond, grace lee, cbs5. >> all right, roberta, you know what we were going to say, right if. >> that my aim is true? >> that is one thing. >> i believe that. >> here we go. i've got lots of explaining to do. sure we have the clouds clearing out in the city by the bay right now. you can even see the flag. westerlies an onshore push so everybody clouds back over tonight. but look at the difference with that onshore flow made today. san francisco average high 65. yesterday we had 58 degrees. today 54. look at the big cool down at redwood city. san jose and especially in concord where yesterday it was a very warm 79. today 66. that's a 13-degree drop in the temperature. again, you can blame it all on that marine layer that will be pushing back onshore tonight overnight. meanwhile if you're out and about you can count on the clouds right now at the coast so not much of that sunset at 80:00 9 p.m. if you're heading out to the giants game it was sold out
yesterday at 41,000 people. tonight just as cool and blustery so make sure you bundle up and go giants. tonight overnight. temperature wise 43 degrees to the north. 50 around fremont. mid-40s tri-valley. return of a very expansive cloud return. the trees an grass is still on the medium side. let's pinpoint your temperatures for your 30. numbers wise. 50s, 60s beaches. otherwise sunshine bay side and into our inland areas. outside number right around 73 degrees. friday sunshine with decreasing clouds then we have clouds. it will hold off for the golf tournament. rain likely on sunday. either one of you playing in the tournament? >> oh, yeah. >> allen is. i have an art show. thank you, roberta. what to do if you set off a store security alarm and a plan
average, nearly two dozen people killed, nearly a thousand injured in any given year. nodated the streets of san francisco can be dangerous if you're a pedestrian. on average nearly two dozen people are killed, nearly 1000 injured in any given year. a drive to make the streets safer. mike sugerman with the idea to lower the speed limit in town. >> reporter: we are around the neighborhood near the university of san francisco. this is considered one of the more dangerous intersections in the city. just last week a pedestrian was hit by a drunk driver. the latest death in the city of san francisco which has fueled a drive to change how people do drive in san francisco. it happened again last week.
this time mass800 are injured walking the streets of san francisco every year. rick was among them just two weeks ago. >> as i was crossing over a car was making a turn right there in front of all-star donuts on 5th and harrison. >> reporter: 40% of the time the driver's fault. 30% pedestrians and bikers. this guy cut in front of a muni bus. not a path to a long life. there are ideas on cutting down this urban living less of a contact sport. >> speed is really the main thing that you can change to make the streets safer. >> reporter: a preliminary finding of a federal study found that if you change the speed limits of all san francisco streets 5 miles an hour you would save lives. in other words, a 25-mile-an- hour zone becomes 20. 10-mile-an-hour five. you could cut the number of
pedestrian deaths in half. >> when cars are going less fast, the collisions that may occur are less serious. so you can actually save lives and reduce injuries by lowering the speed limit and enforcing that speed limit and make the streets safer. >> that really sucks. >> reporter: as you might imagine many drivers are slow to warm to such an idea. >> prevent the pedestrian deaths. do you think it would help? >> no. people need to wake up. that's why we have coffee. wake up. wake up, san francisco. you need to be alert. >> reporter: not hard to spot jaywalkers anywhere in the city. another plan. cars that drive slower make the green lights. >> what we have done is slowed the traffic signals to meet 13 miles per hour rather than 25 miles per hour. so people catch green lights when they are going at the 13- mile-an-hour rate. >> reporter: this happened in
january. too early to tell if it is working. later tonight a vigil will be held at the intersection for the pedestrian who died and friday there will be a hearing at city hall. they have had 200 meetings in this neighborhood about what to do about this intersection. finally friday some action will be taken likely bigger bike lanes. they may lower the speed limit. >> thank you. if it has happened to you you know it can be embarrassing. what are your rights if you set off a store security alarm. ken bastida has tonight's good question. >> reporter: we have all done it. walked out of a store with a security sensor still attached to whatever it is we purchased. >> the best thing is to turn around and go right back inside the store and ask them to look
into your bag and if you have a sensor in there to remove it. >> reporter: the police captain says walking back in does two things. >> one, it resolves the question of what you're doing. and secondarily when you get home you are not using the plyers to be able to wear your article of clothing you just purchased. >> reporter: even if you're in a hurry go back in. even if you're approached by store security relax. >> folks get startled, they get upset. they don't like people coming up to them and that's where things can get a little out of hand. >> reporter: california law allows security or an employee to briefly detain you. even make a citizen's arrest if they catch you shop liftling. just be cool. you didn't do anything wrong and you won't incriminate yourself. >> sometimes people get upset and think well they can't talk to me. in fact, the law encourages them to take some reasonable action, maybe look in your big. so that's why i encourage folks to cooperate.
>> reporter: go to cbssf.com. click on connect to send me your good questions. thinking about buying a home? bad news. why getting a loan for a home in the bay area just got even harder. one more reason to keep your dog on a leash. no chance for puppies. >> now ready to move on. tonight a spike in the divorce rate. why more bay area couples are calling it quits. >> for the most part i feel like i'm going to be okay. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
the federal government is scaling back on the size of loans it guarantees in places like the buying a home may suddenly get a lot harder. the federal government is scaling back on the size of loans it guarantees in places like the bay area. on the consumer watch julie watts explains what it means to buyers and sellers. >> we really want to make sure that we are locked into the best interest rate that we can get. >> reporter: buying a home before september. >> realtors have a reputation of saying you better buy now or else but in this case it kind of applies. >> reporter: that's because the government is redefining what qualifies as a jumbo loan essentially slashing the amount of the loan that the government
will guarantee by $100,000. >> it is the difference between a bedroom, 1000 square feet. >> reporter: home buyers that want that extra bedroom could have to pay as much as $1000 more a month. >> they are trying to take a very calculated approach. >> reporter: the new lower limits on federal loan guarantees are a backlash against the rising number of defaults on so-called jumbo loans. >> the government is saying, we will give you a little bit more money to keep you propped up but we won't continue to guarantee these high limit loans. >> reporter: the new limits vary from county to county. the limit dropping from $729,000 to $625,000. $400,000 in solono county. >> they were the ones -- i don't want to say the biggest problem but in a way they were the ones that were defaulting at the highest. >> reporter: what does this all mean? less risk for government and taxpayers but mother headaches for home buyers who will will have a harder time to qualify
for lines. >> my goodness. >> reporter: and rushing to meet the deadline there is an added risk housing prices could even fall. >> reporter: realtors are right, now is the time to buy especially if you want that extra bedroom. >> even if they want down say $50,000 it would still be additional for us. >> the loan changes take effect september 30th and the biggest cut of all will be in months ray county. the government will be monterey county. >> $400,000. >> so different than the rest of the country outside of new york and other big cities like chicago, l.a. >> all right. here we go again. >> thank you. not just arnold schwarzenegger and mary shriver. >> a lot of couples in the bay area are preparing to call it
quits. elizabeth cook on how timing is everything. >> reporter: she never thought it would happen to her. >> my husband came to me six weeks ago and told me he has been unhappy for a long time. >> reporter: after 10 years and two kids he wanted out of the marriage. >> i think for our family personally it is one of the worst times to get divorced for financial reasons because we have two little children and i'm not working. >> that's how it is. >> reporter: it is one of the things they talk about at this mill valley support group. divorce is a luxury they can't afford. >> i was going to have to sell the house and give half of it to him and the kids and i would have starved. >> reporter: this report by the university of virginia's national marriage project says that 38% of married people who had considered getting a divorce before the recession decided to wait either because their home was under water or they simply could not afford to support two households. >> so they're emotionally divorced just not legally
divorced. >> reporter: the marriage therapist says since january she has seen a sudden rise in clients ready to separate and she expects a huge spike in the coming months as the economy improves. >> they often wait until the housing prices come back or their retirement accounts feel like they have something in them. >> reporter: a divorce attorney says more clients are suddenly coming through the door. >> either they are getting tired of fighting with each other. they are getting tired of the daily contempt between them. with the recession weakening a little bit and people with a little bit more money i think they are now ready to move on. >> he has not been living at home for a month now. >> reporter: she says her husband's job is improving and he is ready to move on. and finally so is she. >> i have my bad days but for the most part i feel like i'm going to be okay.
>> reporter: in mill valley elizabeth cook, cbs5. the national marriage project says that a divorce that ends up in court can cost the people involved $10,000 at the very least. have a dog. keep it on a leash. the bay area county considering a strict policy for strays. clipping and chipping. another big flip-flop from the health experts. it is good for you. it is bad for you. it is good for you again. where they landed now on the issue of salt. a former giant is suspended 50 games. i'm dennis o'donnell. we will tell you why and the sharks are either on the brink of the conference finals or the biggest collapse in team history. coming up. p when your eyes are smiling... p you're smiling.
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will also get spade and neutered. only then would the dogs be returned to their owners. a second offense within three years any licensed dogs would also be fixed. >> this will assist in not only reducing the overpopulation but ideally reducing the number of people that may be affected adversely. injured. >> i think it is a good idea. cuts down on extra puppies we don't need. dogs running loose that get hurt. >> the owner would have to pay for all. this the board of supervisors plans to enact the ordinance on may 17th. for years we have all been told cut the salt because it is bad for your health. so it was big news last week when researchers found a low sodium diet may actually be bad for your heart. but of course the great salt debate does not end here. dr. kim mulvihill joins us. >> lots of people are wondering what to do now with their salt shaker. last week we were told too
little salt is bad for you but experts are worried we are getting the wrong message. americans love french fries. fresh, hot and salty. while some are drawn to salty feed. >> chips. >> pretzels. peanut butter. >> i don't really eat salt. >> do you like it a little? >> i like it a lot. >> reporter: others steer clear. >> not for me. my doctor wouldn't be too happy if i added too much salt. >> reporter: now a european study finds limiting salt is in effective. that people that consume the least salt had a higher risk of death from heart attack or stroke. is it time to stop worrying about salt and past the shaker? >> to say that everybody should not worry about their salt because in this one study where they had people who are 40 years old with normal blood pressure and no risk of heart
disease that means that should apply to everybody. i don't think that that is an appropriate generalization. >> reporter: this doctor says despite these recent findings for some people eating too much salt can be bad. >> salt sensitive. it means your blood pressure goes up when you eat a lot of salt. >> reporter: how do you know if you're salt sensitive and should hold the salt? count yourself in that group if you're at risk for heart disease. >> the people most at risk for heart disease, people with high blood pressure, diabetes. those are the people who are going to have a problem with a high salt died. >> reporter: even so don't overdo the salt. >> it probably is one of those things that our bodies like salt, fat, sugar. they like a bunch much things which are necessary in small amounts which are bad for you when you eat lots and lots of them. >> reporter: so if you don't have risk factors like these two maybe it is time to stop and enjoy the soup. >> i like salt a lot and enjoy
it in many forms and on a lot of food and haven't really thought about the health consequences of it but have been fine with it. >> the u.s. government recommends we only consume 1 teaspoon of salt every day. but if you have high blood pressure, if you're over the age of 51, african-american, if you have diabetes or kidney disease then the recommendation drops to one half a teaspoon of salt a day. >> what did you say? >> why 51? >> i am going to put salt on my dark chocolate. it will be a two-fer. a little bit in moderation. >> moderation. we can't overdo. >> thank you. the best reporter is often the one who let's others speak up. >> i was just the wrong person to be telling the stories. >> how this veteran journalist has built a network of
jefferson award winner is covering stories in the developing world is usually left to correspondents. this week's jefferson award winner is changing that and in the process empowering women and communities around the globe. >> reporter: from this little office in sonoma county christie coordinates a worldwide network of journalists. five years ago she started global press institute. a nonprofit that uses journalism as a catalyst for change. a former correspondsent herself christie got the idea while working in napel. >> i spoke the language but i was the wrong person to be telling the stories because i lacked so much context. >> reporter: so she began training local women who may not otherwise have a voice in their culture in the skills of old-fashioned journalism. after six months they are offered a job by gpi working with local editors, filing stories, meeting deadlines.
>> this is not just blogging. this is not how i feel about this. i'm a traditionalist and i believe in the power of traditional ethics-based journalism. so that's really what you see. >> reporter: today global press institute employees 114 journalists in 24 different countries. >> we have run stories on a lot of gender issues, reproductive rights issues. our biggest focus for the second half of this year is going to be climate change coverage. >> reporter: the stories are written in the local language and christie has hired editors in each region to help. the final product is distributed for free among local media outlets but it also finds a home here in english on the global press institute website. >> a lot of us do know this. >> reporter: christie checks in daily with her correspondsents helping them develop ideas and shares her office with a coworker who just returned from east africa. >> what was most striking to me is this is more than just women
having jobs as journalists. it has really changed the personal perceptions of themselves, the kind of power they have as women. a lot of them would never have this opportunity otherwise. >> reporter: an opportunity to make money that is transforming their families as well. as for christie she makes her living teaching college journalism classes sharing her passion with bay area students the way she has with women around the world. >> i came up with the idea but it is actual the people on the ground who make this work. you know, if there weren't brave, bold women around the world who are willing to take on this training opportunity, this employment opportunity it wouldn't work. >> reporter: so for using journalism as a catalyst for economic empowerment global awareness and social change this week's jefferson award in the bay area ghost to her. >> you can read stories by these reporters online and support their work with a donation. to find the link go to
cbssf.com. click "connect" then jefferson awards. the closer we get to sunday and the rain the less dana is liking the forecast. >> and this is the very uncharacterristic area of low pressure heading this way. breezy winds. cool conditions. even a good chance of thunderstorms especially around the santa cruz mountains. take a look at this. this is absolutely glorious. it is live. it is our cbs5 weather camera. we are looking out towards the city of san francisco where today's high was 57 degrees. average high is 65. so obviously an unseasonably cool day in the bay area. breezy westerlies. inland and immediate sea shore. official sundown at 8:09 and we won't see it die to the low clouds and fog. here you have it. a blanket of fog tonight. marine layer pushing back onshore. moving at least a good 55 miles inland. overnight lows 43 to about 51
degrees. winds begin to dialpac. this is an area of low pressure that is scraping up again the northwestern section of the state of california. this is the same area of low pressure that really enhanced our marine layer today. quite expansive. also extensive and about 2600 feet deep. caused some airport delays. according to our computer models it looks like we will have easier burn off tomorrow. pinpoint forecast. look at your morning commute. awfully grey. clouds retreat first off in the north bay. gradually swinging around to the eastern portion of our district into the santa clara valley and since we will have more sunshine we will have slightly warmer temperatures. pollen report. tree count and grass count remains on the medium side. temperatures also kind of medium. mild. 58 degrees in pacifica. low 70s away from the bay. west winds up to a good 15 miles per hour at times. 69 san jose. average high 75. there have you your sunshine on friday with increasing cloud cover late day. that will lead to the potential of rain showers on saturday but
right now it looks like saturday night through our sunday for beta breakers. also the tour takes place in lake tahoe. light snow there looks like. looks like we have a chance for a thunderstorm on sunday and chances of rain each day all the way through wednesday. this is really interesting. manny sent me this picture from sfo. yes, we had grey stuff out there. biggest passenger plane right there. >> i would like to get a seat on that. i heard first class is upstairs. >> nice. > bad news for as fans. i'm dennis o'donnell. and what a former giant did that got him suspended 50 games. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
"..." as a reporter you sometimes wish you could withdraw the question. >> the injury bug has been the achilles heel on this team for year. that's just bad luck, isn't it? the latest pitcher dallas braden has been on the disabled list for nearly a month. it won't be much longer. he is scheduled to have surgery
next monday on his throwing shoulder to repair a torn anterior capsule. as don't want to speculate but santana had a similar procedure last september. he might not be ready until july. you do the math. former giants second baseman and current phillys minor leaguer kevin francis was suspended 50 games by major league baseball today. the standout tested positive for the drug ritalin which is used to treat attention deficit disor. he would not have been suspended if he had a therapeutic use exemption, essentially a prescription for that drug. more records. scoring 13 runs in the 7th inning yesterday to beat coast union high school 48-47 and in a fast-pitch softball team. came on a bases loaded walk. new national record. the loss makes them 0-16 this
season. the sharks hope that the fourth time is the charm. once up three games to none they know they now face a game 7 tomorrow at the tank. the red wings beat them with a three-goal period in the 3rd last night in detroit evening the best of seven series to three games a piece. if the red wings win tomorrow night they would join the 42 maple leafs, 75 islanders and 2010 flyers as the only team to come back after being three games to none. for more here is kim coyle. >> we are into cleche heaven right now. >> everybody realizes what is at steak. >> pick any clichhe you want. we are ready to go. >> reporter: the sharks will put all their cards on the table tomorrow night. hopefully they have an ace up their sleeve for game 7. >> we can talk about our game 7 history and whatnot and teams that have come back. detroit will talk about coming back from a 3-0 deficit.
we will talk about the teams that have fallen behind and won. it is all a bunch of crap really. >> reporter: and it really hits the fan over the last three games. the sharks have been outscored 7-3 in the 3rd period. they are 0-8 on the power play and their top scoring line has produced only one goal and has a combined rating of minus six. >> doesn't matter how we got here. whether it was a 3-0 lead or win one, lose one, what matters is the input that we put into the game tomorrow. >> i have been in all kinds of series. down three, up three, back and forth. it doesn't matter. i think it is what it is. you are trying to win a series and that's it. put ourselves in that position and here we are again. >> i told our guys today. you guys have all done your work already. it is finished. you wrote one story and you have written another one and all you have to do is hit send and the two teams get to determine which story you're going to send and we understand
we have that opportunity. we have the stage like i mentioned last night. the stage is ours. the stage is detroits. let's gut out there and perform and allow you guys to hit your send buttons. >> reporter: ryane clowe did not skate with the team this morning. instead he received treatment. todd mclelland says it will be a game time decision whether or not he will be good to go for game 7. with the sharks, i'm kim coyle, cbs5 sports. >> boy, that's going to be an amazing game. this has been a wide open stanley cup series, right? the second time this has happened. chicago was down three games to none. >> yes. >> they took vancouver to the limit and then chicago lost in game 7. hopefully that scenario will play out tomorrow night for san jose. >> i hope so. >> what a lot of pressure. >> the whole playoff season. 20 overtime playoff games. >> sharks haven't lost in overtime. so let's hope it goes to overtime. >> go sharks. >> see you at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. for fast, non-dro, 24-hour relief from even congestion and pressure.
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