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>> quarantine for the first round of evacuees at travis air force base is set to end tomorrow. they'll be released and allowed to go home if they're not showing any symptoms. meanwhile authorities are trying to retrace the steps of a japanese tourist that recently traveled to hawaii. he would cold-like symptoms in oahu, and when he returned to japan, he tested positive for the coronavirus. >> our focus is who this person might have sat down with, had a conversation with. those are the kind of things we're looking for. >> reporter: hawaii officials are sending out medical advisories to the state to be on alert for more possible cases. closer to home, apple could be taking a hit because of the virus. the tech giant warned investors today it doesn't
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expect to meet their second quarter estimations because the virus caused china to temporarily stop production and close retail stores in the area. thank you. here's a look at our top stories at 5:30, rancho san antonio park is closed tonight after a 6-year-old was attacked with a mountain lion. >> it happened yesterday while the little girl was walking with her family. it scratched her legs, but adults were able to scare it away. the park will reopen when they catch the animal or are confident it left the area. >> plus a 15-year-old struck and killed by a car in santa clara. witnesses say a black honda hit the boy last night as it drove through a solid green light. the boy crossed the street despite a do not walk sign. >> and a democratic presidential candidate drew huge support today in the bay area ahead of super tuesday. more than 6800 supporters came out to see senator bernie
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sanders speak in richmond this afternoon. at the rally sanders lambasted michael bloomberg, specifically criticizing his stop and frisk policy. i'm ken bastida at the live news desk. we take you to south carolina right now where democratic presidential contender tom steyer from california is campaigning this evening. he's taking some questions now at this town hall meeting. let's listen in for a second. >> how are we going to do it? we're way overdue. i don't mean to be rude, but the roads and bridges in this country are way overdue. let me say this, look, we have spent trillions of dollars in iraq and afghanistan, and that's actual -- >> steyer will head to nevada after his stop in south carolina. he was speaking to reporters today and admitted that he must have a strong showing in
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the next 2 primary states, nevada and south carolina. he called it a do or die moment. he's also been spending a lot of money here in california ahead of our primary on march 3rd, and he's banking on support from more diverse states after failing to win any delegates in iowa and new hampshire. that's it from the live news desk, back to you. all right, ken, thank you. a new hybrid model is taking parking enforcement in san mateo to the next level. the city will hire full service parking company cirico. the hybrid model was made to help enforce street sweeping as well as residential, downtown, and commercial parking. and in san mateo, police are urging people to be aware of thieves after a rise of catalytic converter thefts. they say they've been
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responding to an unusually high number of thefts recently. the part contains materials that can be sold for a quick profit. they recommend car owners park in well-lit areas or install a protection device that would make the converters harder to steal. coming up, new video of a daring rescue. how crews managed to save a group of people who fell through the ice. >> plus you've heard of hot yoga, but what about working out in the cold? a new craze that helps burn the extra calories. >> coming up at 6:00, search and rescue teams out in full course in the north bay. a couple goes missing without a trace. what investigators think might have happened.
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huge tax breaks for the rich, while the middle-class continues to struggle. that's what happens when billionaires are able to control the political system. our campaign is funded by the working people of this country, and those are the people that i will represent. no more tax breaks for billionaires. we are going to guarantee health care to all people and create up to 20 million good paying jobs to save this planet. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message because we need an economy that works for all of us, not just wealthy campaign contributors.
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othroughout the country for the past twelve years, because we need an economy that works for all of us, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
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would you ever try a workout in frigid temperatures? a new exercise class is promoting the idea of burning calories in the cold. reporter michael george shows us. >> reporter: princess sutherland is not a cold weather person, but despite that, she's trying something new. a new workout class where the thermostat is set to a chilly 50 degrees. >> it was out of my comfort zone, so i decided to try it. >> reporter: it's high intensity in chilly
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temperatures. the class is called brrn, with an emphasis on the brr. it can help you burn more calories. >> our whole thesis is we want you to sustain a higher intensity for a longer period of time, and cooler temperatures do that for you. >> reporter: the brisk temperatures also trigger the body's metabolism to keep you warm. now if you don't have a class like this in your neighborhood, there are still some ways to get all the benefits of a cold weather workout. >> you can go for a shiver walk, dress in light layers, go for a walk around the block. >> reporter: after her first try, princess says she's convinced. what did it feel like? >> it was just high intensity from the start. it felt better breathing in there and always felt refreshing when you stopped working out. >> reporter: proof that you don't have to be warm to work up a sweat. michael george, cbs news, new
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york. >> experts say exercising outside in cold weather can also boost your mood and immunity in cold and flu season. the tony award winning musical hamilton took broadway and the world by storm when it debuted, and the show is still living up to the hype in san francisco. we spoke to the actor who plays george washington, his name? darnell abraham. emily turner spoke to him on president's day. >> reporter: our first president was a general in the war, but was there anything you learned about him, either as a president and/or as a man that surprised you in your research? >> you know, he had insecurities. and we don't see that in the history books. he was a man who had fears and frustrations, and that's something that i can identify with. so it removes the sense that
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this man is untouchable to where actually this guy is very similar to the rest of us. that was a pretty important connection i made. >> saw him perform 2 weeks ago. he's great as are all of them. still ahead, tracking your habits. the new report that questions how ring cameras are sharing customer data with other companies. we all have progressive plans to address the big challenges facing our country. what makes me different, is i've been working for ten years outside of washington, to end the corporate takeover of our democracy, and to return power to the american people. i started need to impeach to hold this lawless president accountable. i'm proposing big reforms like term limits... ...a national referendum...
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...and ending corporate money in politics. as president, i'll declare climate change an emergency on day 1. and, use those powers spt 30 y building a successful international business. so, i can take on donald trump on the economy - and beat him. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message - because there is nothing more powerful than the unified voice of the american people. and my side super soft? yes. with the sleep number 360 smart bed, on sale now, you can both adjust your comfort with your sleep number setting. can it help me fall asleep faster? yes, by gently warming your feet. but can it help keep me asleep? absolutely, it intelligently senses your movements and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. so, you can really promise better sleep? not promise... prove. and now, during the ultimate sleep number event, save 50% on the sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. plus 0% interest for 36 months. ends monday
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economically powerfully influenced my values. bernie sanders he's fighting to raise wages. and guarantee health care for all. now, our country is at a turning point. hard working people, betrayed by trump, struggling to survive. in this moment, we need a fighter. bernie sanders. we know he'll fight for us as president because he always has. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message.
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what we do on the internet is far from anonymous. sites we visit and apps we use can share our information, and now you can find out which ones. >> who is that? >> i'm your best friend! i'm santa claus! >> reporter: ring cameras made headlines recently after hackers were able to access some of the indoor devices and even talk through up homie? >> reporter: the electronic frontier foundation looked at ring's app for android devices and found they share information with several analytics and marketing company. >> they collect a lot of
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specific information about a phone and user using a specific app. so for instance, what you're clicking on the app, how long you use it for, but also what kind of device you're on, what sort of wi-fi you're using to connect through the app. >> reporter: the group also said facebook is alerted when a user opens the app. in a statement ring says like many companies, ring uses third party supervisors to evaluate the use of our mobile app which allows us to optimize the customer experience and evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing. ring is far from alone. many popular apps share data with third parties, including facebook. >> facebook has its hands in a lot of the internet. >> reporter: if you want to see how much, facebook has added a feature called off facebook activity. there you can see all of the apps and websites that are sharing your activity with facebook. you can also hit this button to turn off future activity. >> now that doesn't mean that you know, facebook is no longer tracking your activity
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off websites. it's just not tied to your identity on facebook anymore. >> apps and websites tracking our habits have become an industry standard that's likely here to stay. >> facebook's ceo just made a couple of stops in europe to lobby for increased government rules on data use, privacy, and content. he attended the munich security conference on saturday and also visited brussels. in a few days european officials are set to present proposals that will impact tech firms. commissioners criticized facebook's proposed rules as insufficient and insisted the company do more to fight online hate speech. zuckerberg's visit follows trips by the heads of alphabet and microsoft. and the amazon ceo jeff bezos says he'll donate $10 billion of his own money
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to fight climate change. he's launching the bezos earth fund trying to limit the impact of climate change. he called climate issues the biggest threat to the planet. new video tonight of 4 people being pulled to safety in massachusetts after they fell through the ice covering a pond. they brought the victims out by boat. all 3 people are treated, but their conditions still unknown. it's unclear how long they had been in the frigid water. historic flooding in mississippi forced the governor to declare a state of emergency. reporter omar villafranca explains although the worst may be over, hundreds of homes are damaged, and the number could go up. >> reporter: jackson's flood waters filled the streets and forced evacuations ahead of warnings that more rain is on the way. >> i'm really worried. a couple of neighbors already evacuated out, and i'm talking to my husband now. if this is something we might, you know, think about doing. >> reporter: at least 4 people had to be rescued from their
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homes as the fast rising waters from the pearl river flooded entire neighborhoods. >> we do expect the water to recede relatively quickly over the next 2 to 3 days. but as it is receding, it's going to be fast flowing water. >> do y'all know of anybody that's still back here? >> yes. >> reporter: emergency crews used boats to bring people and pets trapped in their homes back to dry land. and water was released from an overwhelmed reservoir up river from the capital. people waded through knee deep water, others made their way down the street, paddling in boats. >> i never dreamed 43 years ago i'd be paddling up my driveway. >> reporter: officials urge caution because calm looking waters could mask fast moving undercurrents. there's more rain in the forecast, and we could get up to 2 more inches, we could
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cause flash flooding in certain areas. omar villafranca, cbs news, jackson, mississippi. back in the bay area now, brian hackney still waiting for rain. >> what we wouldn't give for a little of that. not that much in the same time. >> but yeah, just an inch or 2 is all we ask. but we have no rain in the forecast, right into the weekend it looks mostly dry. there's a couple of ripples coming through the atmosphere, even if anything came out of that, it wouldn't be much. we do have clouds over the bay area, clouds as we look toward diablo, but no rain. that's nice. the sunset tonight 3 minutes from now, and these are the fading moments of your monday evening. and right now even at the beach we have a few high clouds, fairly mild temperatures in concord at 69, oakland 68, and livermore 69. san francisco has 64. winds will gently shift to offshore. right now in napa there's a bit of an easterly component to it, and that's a dry
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direction. the winds from 3 to about 12 miles per hour at this point will all kind of move offshore as high pressure starts to build in, and low pressure to the north in fact is even producing sunny skies in seattle for tomorrow. fairly unheard of in february for the pacific northwest. overnight lows tonight, starry skies for the bay area. santa rosa down to 38, napa 42, and fairfield 40 and san jose 41. on the futurecast, watch this. a few clouds sneak in over the bay area tomorrow morning, but they'll be out of here by late tuesday night. and we continue unusually warm. usually in san francisco we hit 62 degrees about this time of year. a little warmer than average. oakland is normally 60, they'll be up to 64 tomorrow. in san jose the numbers tomorrow will be 6 degrees in warmer than average, so in general things continue to run hot in the bay area. if not hot, at least a little
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warm. tonight we'll get mostly starry skies. venus is gleaming out there, so is mercury just after sunset. well, mercury is never gleaming, but it's out there. very little fog tonight. tomorrow mostly sunny skies and unusually mild temperatures continue even though we get clouds from time to time. clouds, but no rain. mostly dry ahead, only small shower chances chances on thursday and again on sunday. neither looks like a big chance at all. tomorrow we continue with hazy sunshine, and palo alto 67 degrees, mountain view 66, santa clara 68, and morgan hill 69. the numbers today came up as much as 10 degrees over yesterday's highs. in the east bay the numbers warm as well. at pittsburgh, 67 degrees. concord hits 66. travis air force base at 68 degrees and pleasant hill will be 67. plenty of hazy sunshine around in the north bay tomorrow as
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well. visibilities at 10 miles right now, and they'll be about the same tomorrow. 67 petaluma, mill valley, 67, ukiah, clearlake, mid-60s there, and mid-60s at cloverdale. the extended forecast shows the week really looks like an encore per formiles an hour. the numbers in the mid-60s with clouds from time to time. so valuable amounts of sunshine. sunday, the clouds up a bit. and right now most of the models are veering away from a chance of rain on sunday. we'll stay tuned on that. meantime looks like high and dry weather all the way through the weekend. so that's what's happening here. here's liz with what's happening in news.
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>> a one on one interview with democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders. we ask him how he plans to unite the party. 5 people were shot and killed here in orinda at an illegal house party halloween night. more on that coming up. >> and an apology this week to hundreds of thousands of japanese americans. obama: he's been a leader
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throughout the country for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mayor bloomberg and president obama worked together in the fight for gun safety laws, to improve education, and to develop innovative ways to help teens gain the skills needed to find good jobs. obama: at a time when washington is divided in old ideological battles he shows us what can be achieved when we bring people together to seek pragmatic solutions. bloomberg: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
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fisn'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. that's the truth. that's tom steyer. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message.
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this week, the state of california is set to offer an official apology to japanese americans for mistreating them during world war ii. >> as kpix 5's len ramirez reports, this comes nearly 80 years after 120,000 people of japanese ancestry were rounded up and put in concentration camps around the country. >> reporter: some of the
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japanese americans taken away from their homes and businesses in world war ii lived right here in san jose's japan town. today some of the survivors say they welcomed california's acknowledgment of wrong doing and says it reminds them of some current event. >> it's never too late to acknowledge something that was wrong. >> reporter: these 2 were both uprooted in world war ii and sent to concentration catches with their family and say they will accept california's apology. >> the fact that california is accepting their part in it and passing a resolution is meaningful to all of us. >> reporter: allison was sent to a camp in idaho and separated from her father from the age of 9 to 13. katsumi was 13, and went on to serve in a combat team made up of all japanese american soldiers. >> i thought they were wrong to do that to us and wanted to prove them wrong. >> reporter: this week the
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california legislature is expected to approve a resolution apologizing for its support of the executive order resulting in quote the unjust exclusion, removal, and incarceration of japanese americans in world war ii. >> it was a situation where the constitution was completely ignored. >> reporter: both of richard's parents were incarcerated, and he says it's one of the main reasons he became a lawyer and founded the asian law alliance. >> i think what's important now is we see the same things happening again, whether it be people who are muslim or people on the southern border. >> reporter: there was a time they never spoke about what happened to them, but they say this apology helps give them a voice to speak out when they see other groups being targeted. >> put people in camps and cages and separate families, that's not the right way to approach it, and since we've experienced it, it seems all the more important for us to speak out. >> reporter: in san jose, len
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ramirez, kpix 5. >> that's it for the news at 5:00. >> the kpix 5 news at 6:00 starts now with ken bastida and elizabeth cook. now at 6:00, fresh off a win in new hampshire, senator bernie sanders turns his focus now on california. tonight, his one on one interview with our very own allen martin about how he plans to unify the party. >> he's a liar and a fraud, so you'll see a coming together of democrats to beat trump. >> plus search and rescue teams out in force tonight. an weekend in the north bay turns into a bit of a mystery when a couple disappears without a trace. the neighbor that saw them right before. >> and a new state bill introduced today following a deadly halloween house party. the tough punishment if short term rentals become a rager. the bay area feeling the bern today. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida.
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thousands of bernie sanders supporters waited hours to hear him speak in richmond this afternoon. sanders is the latest candidate to swing through the bay area this week. in the days leading up to the california primary. supporters share a challenge that sanders faces. >> social security, medicare, anything the right doesn't like is socialism. >> with super tuesday coming up on march 3rd, there's one candidate on the ballot earning the wrath of sanders like no other. >> kpix 5's allen martin spoke with the senator one on one about his issue with mayor michael bloomberg. >> reporter: fresh off his win in new hampshire, bernie sanders comes rolling into california with its nearly 500 party delegates looking to solidify his path to the nomination. he's ahead in the polls and leads several by double digits. today when i asked him about michael bloomberg's rise in the polls to third place, he shook it off with his familiar
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no billionaire should be allowed to buy the nomination. >> when they take a look at his record where he's one of the richest people in america and said oh, we have to cut social security and medicare and medicaid, but we shouldn't be taxing the rich. i think if people look at bloomberg's record, he's not going to win this nomination. >> reporter: the other candidates are dividing the so-called moderate vote, but they're saying we need to unify the party, but not saying unify behind bernie sanders. >> we're in the middle of a hotly contested primary and people will say everything, but at the end of the day what i'm absolutely convinced of who matters, whoever wins the nomination, you'll see all the candidates and their supporters come together because we understand donald trump is the most dangerous president in the history of america, a threat to our democracy, he's a liarnd


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