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ndidates argue mike bloomberg has a record of doing something. as mayor, he protected women's reproductive rights. expanded health coverage to 700,000 new yorkers. and decreased infant-mortality rates to historic lows. as president, he'll build on obamacare, cap medical costs, and will always protect a woman's right to choose. mike bloomberg: a record on health care nobody can argue about. mike: i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message. right now at 7:00. >> there were multiple health care personnel who were exposed to the individual. >> the bay area's mysterious case of coronavirus and the rush tonight to figurewh mibe infected. >> i have a disabled wife that's on dialysis right now. i'm scared to death of this. >> and the important coronavirus test the state is running short on tonight. >> nothing so far has
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surprised us. nothing. >> plus a brutal bay area purse snatching. what was inside her bag and what she just told us about her injuries. >> i couldn't even stand up because it was so painful. >> it's got to be changed immediately. >> new calls for change tonight to the oakland police commission. the meeting underway right now after they fired the police chief. >> the commission is out of touch with oakland. right now on the kpix news at 7:00 and streaming on cbsn bay area, a state of emergency tonight in solano county because of that mysterious case of coronavirus. good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm veronica de la cruz in tonight for ken. health officials are rushing to figure out who the woman may have come in contact with. so far 28 cases have been confirmed in the state. at least 8 are here in northern california. 8400 more people being monitored for symptoms, and just a little while ago, we learned the fairfield unified school district was told by
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the cdc to prepare for a possible outbreak. lit now be doing more disinfecting at its campuses. kpix 5's da lin is in fairfield for us tonight. >> reporter: this case marks a turning point in the containment of the coronavirus. health officials are now trying to find out how the woman got infected. >> nothing so far has surprised us. nothing. what happened in solano county did not surprise anybody. >> reporter: governor newsom says health experts are prepared to handle the first person to person transmission of coronavirus in solano county. state health officials say they're identifying the people the patient came in contact with. >> we have, um, identified family members of the individual, and they are in isolation pending testing. they'll remain in quarantine for the 14 days since the last exposure to the patient. the patient's work place has been fully addressed as well. >> reporter: health officials say the infected woman came to
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north bay vacaville hospital on february 15th with flu-like symptoms. because she did not travel to a virus hot spot or have close contact with someone who did, hospital officials did not test her for coronavirus. after her health continued to decline, she was transferred to uc davis medical center 4 days later. she tested positive for the coronavirus. >> because the patient did not initially meet the criteria for testing, she was not in isolation initially meaning there were multiple health care personnel who were exposed to the individual. >> reporter: 2 colleges in nearby sacramento have sent home 2 students for quarantine o the infected woman. it's believed they were working as health care providers and treated the woman at the hospital. >> i'm just here to drop off records, and it's like do i really want to go in there?
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>> reporter: vacaville residents question whether or not the disease is already in the community. >> i have a disabled wife on dialysis right now, and any type of thing that's going around, she's down there and hooked to the equipment, that could be transmitting this stuff. i'm scared to death. >> reporter: the cdc is sending 10 staffers to solano county to track down the woman's contacts. in fairfield, i'm da lin, kpix 5. >> and there's another worry tonight for health officials. the state only has about 200 testing kits but expects to receive more from the cdc in the comes days. meanwhile parts of the state are already seeing the effects of public ken over the coronavirus. some pharmacies are running out of respirator masks. the cdc is urging the public not to use masks unless told to do so by a doctor. >> the coronavirus is impacting san francisco tourism as well. more companies are canceling conferences and backing out of conventions. facebook announced today it's
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canceling its annual f8 developer conference set for may in san jose. last week it canceled its global marketing summit scheduled next month in san francisco. facebook and microsoft also dropped out of the game developer conference happening next month in the city. l >> our message is that san francisco is a safe place, and we're taking all precautions to make sure your experience in san francisco is a positive and safe one. >> stay with kpix 5 for all the latest coronavirus developments and the bay area and worldwide. a violent attack caught on camera. a woman dragged and robbed of her purse in san francisco's stockton street tunnel. kpix 5's andria borba spoke to the victim about this terrifying ordeal. >> reporter: this woman was
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headed to work on a sunday monday when she became a victim of a horrific crime. the hair stylist in san francisco's chinatown said she'll never walk through the stockton tunnel again after this. >> a few feet away from walking the stockton tunnel i saw an african american man walking towards me. >> reporter: it was 9:10 in the morning. the encounter in the north end of the tunnel quickly escalated. >> he took my bag, and i tried to protect my bag, that's why i hold it. but then he continue to drag, and i fell down, and he dragged me through the tunnel. >> reporter: after she was dragged into a gutter, the suspect's took off in the car you see with her purse. she's now missing her identification, credit card, phone, and $40 in cash. we spoke to her this afternoon via a translator. tonight she's covered in bruises and has a bump on her head. she says she's still scared. >> very scared. i'm scared he might have had a
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gun and shoot me. >> reporter: a bystander called 911 after the car sped off. she says she doesn't feel safe working anymore and will never step foot in the tunnel again. >> i'm too scared to walk that stockton street tunnel again. no more will i walk the tunnel. it's already very dark. >> reporter: now sfpd is looking for 3 suspects this the case. there was the one man you saw, a second man, and then the get away driver. they don't believe this has the markers of a hate crime. >> we appreciate it, thank you. up next, who is in custody to want after an elderly bay area man is attacked collecting cans. >> plus the police commission meeting in oakland that could get heated after the firing of the police chief. >> plus, this wasn't just any high speed chase. the stolen vehicle was a hearse. >> my heart goes out to the
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family. i mean, the bad news never stops. it's sad. >> and luckily we still have a few months left. >> and hopefully it rains and snows. the new numbers from the sierra and the outlook after this rain-free february. >> and believe it or not there is a chance for some bay area rain. we'll tell you where. >> and don't forget we're streaming now on cbsn bay area. you can find us on, the cbs news app, or your favorite platform. 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. tom's plan also makes health care a right, by adding a public
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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.
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here's what you missed if you're just getting home. a iad october 5th for actress lori loughlin and several others in the college admissions scandal. lawyers for her say they're innocent of charges they knowingly paid bribes to get their daughters into usc. police commissioners in oakland are meeting right now for the first time since they fired the police chief who lost her job a week ago. the commission says the former chief failed to comply with court ordered reforms, but a representative for kirkpatrick says it's the commission that needs to be reformed. >> it will commission is out of touch with oakland. it's out of touch with its residents. it's out of touch with its own police department. for oakland to be safe, this
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commission has to change its ways. it has to be reformed and changed immediately. >> tonight's meeting includes time for public comments. supporters of the former chief are speaking out. we'll have the latest at 11:00. and tonight san francisco police arrested 24-year-old dwayne grayson in the disturbing attack on an elderly man collecting cans. he was assaulted and mocked by a group shouting racial slurs. the victim is in his 70s and came to the bay area 6 years ago. police say they are looking for a second suspect. all right, liz, thank you. coming up next, a plan to make you pay to drive on one of the bay area's busiest highways. >> the fact is, without taking this step, this y wi t gefixed in hard to pay that every day. >> plus a little too fiery. the damage left behind from
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the new matrix film. and when should we start worrying about the impact of this historic rain-free february? not because they are easy, but because they are hard. ident nnedy ewettling for half-measures wasn't good enough. so when candidates say we can't guarantee health care for all, 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.
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to give his money to charity, giving pledge when this californian walked away from his billion dollar company for good. he drives a chevy volt, flies commercial, and spends his days building grassroots campaigns for social and environmental justice. why? tom steyer believes every child deserves the same opportunities as his. a healthy planet. good schools. quality healthcare,
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a state lawmaker has an idea for shoring up a crucial traffic artery that's prone to flooding. >> he wants to turn highway 37. a toll road. the 8-mile stretch connects vallejo and sonoma with marin counties with wetlands on both sides. it's especially vulnerable to sea level rise. now state senator bill dodd has put forward legislation to add it to a list of bridges that charge a toll. >> the fact is, without taking this step, this highway will not get fixed in our lifetime. >> we're all construction workers and blue collar people, to of course it's going to be hard to have to pay that every day. >> and it's just another way to keep minorities away from jobs that they need.
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stunt scenes for the new matrix movie got so intense in san francisco, they damaged city property. a shoot on sunday includes pyrotechnics and low flying helicopters, and the explosions burned a couple of street lamps and a billboard. february is shaped up to be one of the driest on record for much of the california. experts say at the beginning of the month, some parts of the state were listed as abnormally dry. this week some areas are showing signs of moderate drought. >> we came into the water year in good shape which is really helping us get through the dry period, and luckily we still have a few months left. a month from now this could seem like a faint memory. >> and tonight california's
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snow pack is just 44 percent of normal. the third sierra survey of the year was done today. the hope now is for a miracle march. >> and that could still happened. >> it's happened in the past, could happen again. might not. we'll see. in the meantime there's no indication anything is coming in. we had a tiny chance of maybe, but the thing about tiny little chance social security they're just that, and this one pretty much evaporated. but it will feel more like winter this weekend, but no rain is coming down. looking out at ocean beach, it's fairly warm. san francisco is at 66, concord 65, and santa rosa 63. highs from today still show things plenty warm. in santa rosa 76 degrees. san jose 77, redwood city at 73, and it's winter, and it is warm. in fact santa rosa did eventually make it to 78 breaking a 2002 record.
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rain chnexto nothing. really 10 percent is next to nothing. a low is approaching northern california but it's mostly in the form of high clouds and no chance it will come south and bring us cooler weather. blustery weather too. we have fair skies tonight and high clouds for friday. but it will still be in the 70s tomorrow despite the fact we will increase clouds. things change big time for the weekend. the numbers are going to come down into the upper 50s and low 60s. the winds are going to pick up. not to advisory levels, but they'll still be 15 to 25 miles per hour, and that combined with cooler temperatures will make you go ah, that is winter. high temperatures tomorrow still nice. 78 morgan hill, sunnyvale 76, and in palo alto plenty of sunshine and 75 degrees. over in the east bay, the numbers are in the low to mid-70s with concord at 75.
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livermore 76. in dublin 76. the north bay too looks good. high clouds and numbers in the low to mid-70s. santa rosa tomorrow 75. novato 72, and san rafael 71. finally for cloverdale and windsor, the numbers in the mid-70s. in the extended forecast we'll be looking for things to be warm tomorrow, but look at the difference between friday and saturday. the icon for saturday suggests winds, and the numbers coming down as much as 17 degrees. sunday remains cool, but monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday here comes the warmer temperatures. in the meantime we have a cool weekend to get through. all right, brian, thank you. still ahead, the new medical device made in the bay area that could stop the spread of coronavirus. >> reporter: the researchers here say they're getting inquiries from all arou gen on these. >> and why the suspect in one
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southern california car chase is being called a body snatcher. >> and later forget who can throw the hardest, the question tonight for the oakland pitching staff is who has the best hair? >> he's got, you know, i think the hair game on lockdown. he's got the majestic flow. st black-owned design and construction firm. before mike, we were desperate. there were not a lot of opportunities for black-owned businesses to compete. mike saw that and he leveled the playing field for black-owned businesses. over the years, we have heard a lot of talk. but mike came in, and he actually did something about it. and that's how mike will get it done as president. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
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don't forget we're streaming now on cbsn bay area. find us on, the cbs news app, or your favorite platform. researchers in berkeley say these capsules can stop the the spread of the coronavirus. >> they allow patients to be safety treated without risk of exposing medical staff to the virus. they use long arm gloves to do things like hook up ivs and they could also replace the need for hazmat suits. >> nothing that comes out of the enclosure would have any infectious material. a bizarre police chase, a stolen hearse with a body inside crashed on an la freeway. it all started when the hearse was parked last night outside a church in pasadena. the driver had dropped another body off at the church and
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left the keys inside with the other casket. >> what was he thinking i wonder? my heart goes out to the family. i mean, the bad news never stops. it's sad. >> an alert driver spotted it, triggering the chase. the suspect is now in custody. up next, the a's have high hopes for their new rookie pitcher, but his hair might steal the show. woman: the deadly corona virus officially hitting the us. man: the markets are plunging for a second straight day.
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i'll do it now. >> reporter: you and puck having a contest? >> no, no, puck has the hair game on lockdown. he has the majestic flow. >> puck told dennis he's been thinking about cutting his hair, but says he's not quite sure. i vote no. >> no, it's beautiful! the color is fabulous! it's frizz-free. >> thanks for watching the news at 7:00. >> it's wasted on the boys. we'll be back at 11:00. fighting climate change
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