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and brought him to paramedics. officers were forced to shoot and kill the dog. we learned the boy is at the hospital with a laceration to his head but is expected to recover. we have a crew in route and will bring you details as they come in. elizabeth cook, kpix 5. the bart slump, despite packed trains, ridership is on the decline. we have more on how commuters could end up paying the price. >> reporter: on some mornings, people can hardly move in these packed bart trains. it is uncomfortable, sweaty, and -- >> it is down during those times when there is room. >> reporter: they we are seeing drops outside of those hours. for example, they say weekend ridership is down 9%. sales tax and estate money are also coming in at lower amounts than previously projected.
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so now, they are looking at a $15-$25 million shortfall for this fiscal year, and $25-$35 million for the next. already, the transit agency has stopped hiring new people, and requiring the departments to cut back. but still not enough. now the board of directors has to consider increasing the base fare and reducing the discounts given to seniors and kids. they also have to look at opening their system later at 5 a.m. instead of 4, and reduce service along the fremont and richmond line. >> i take bart every day, do a solid for mother earth. they don't make it easy. >> frustration. on a scale of 1 to 10, i'd say 11. >> reporter: they blame high salary and budget benefits for the deficit and say when you have high labor costs and revenue projections don't pan out, you are in financial trouble. >> we have the highest workforce in america, they have
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given 30% raises in the last contracts to their managers. >> it is easy to use the employers but it is not fair to point fingers at something we are contextually obligating pay. >> bart is looking at ways to make more money. whenever they decide to do, they need to make a decision by july 1. i'm da lin, kpix 5. new at 6:00, fuming over federal raids. santa cruz police say they were tricked into helping out with early morning sweeps last week. kpix 5's len ramirez learned another local agency decided not to take part. >> reporter: it was one of the biggest law enforcement actions in santa cruz county in years, predawn raids by heavily armed security, ice and santa cruz police officers, but no sheriff's deputies. today, a spokesman confirmed the sheriff knew the operation was going on but decided not to be involved. >> we were completely comprised of everything that was potentially going to happen and did not feel comfortable with the information we had.
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>> reporter: santa cruz police regret their involvement, saying the feds lied to them that the raids only targeted violent gang members. >> we cannot tell you how disappointed we are by the betrayal of the department of homeland security. >> reporter: homeland security shot back, saying the chief targeted nationals who could be detained or arrested and called the statements false, reckless and disturbing. 12 alleged members of the ms-13 were arrested, but, as our camera exclusively recorded that morning, homeland security detained or arrested 10 people, only for immigration status related charges. five were put on gps monitors, and five others were issued immigration status appointments, the first step toward deportation. >> there is no reason why people who aren't criminals, and who aren't being sought after by name should be picked up. >> reporter: this woman who runs the santa cruz day workers center says the rays have had
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-- raids have had a chilling effect on the immigrant community. pointing fingers between santa cruz police and homeland security have practically destroyed the five year working relationship the agencies had leading up to the raid. they don't seem to trust each other and now the community does not seem to trust either one. in santa cruz, len ramirez, kpix 5. >> according to a new poll published by the hill, most americans oppose sanctuary cities. 86% of the people believe cities should have to report illegal immigrants when they are arrested. only 20% think the opposite. a new report from the new york times shows the trump administration is on par with the obama administration when it comes to arresting and -- arresting undocumented immigrants. and president obama's first year on average, 675 people were arrested every week. new at 6:00, we took a
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close look at the coyote creek in san jose to figure out exactly why it flooded. a disaster that forced thousands of people from their homes. kpix 5's kiet do is in rock springs, an area officials call the epicenter of the flood zone. >> reporter: here we are three days after the fact and still a lot more theories and answers as to why these particular areas flooded in the way they did. with these flood waters receding dramatically, we decided to go in and see for ourselves. remember this scene from tuesday? this was one of the spots where the water was pouring into rock springs. here it is today, after coyote creek dropped 10 feet. look in the upper right corner and all of the debris caught in the fence. that is how high the water was. from here it is easy to see why people are blaming the trees and heavy vegetation for blocking the flow and forcing the water over the banks. the trees are tall and the trash is everywhere. we tagged along with scientists from usgs as they collected data from coyote creek.
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they used a velocity meter to measure the depth and speed of the current which is then used to calculate the volume of water. they measured 8000 cubic feet per second, the highest ever. there was so much water, it damaged the depth markers. the usgs noticed this about all of the growth of trees and bushes in the creek beds. >> ironically, the drought is effectively closed. by having 5 years of drought, the vegetation filled up this channel. than the vegetation displace that water and made it higher than we expected. >> reporter: mayor sam accardo has also heard the vegetation theory but is skeptical for now. >> it is difficult to believe that a few trees would kind -- cause the kind of blockage that would result in the magnitude of flooding that we saw. >> the other big question, what caused the flooding at the mobile home park? the water has since been pumped away but it is unclear how it entered that spot to begin with.
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this is the spot where it flooded the banks and came up to the brim of the levy. the levy held up and did not break. the intrusion point remains a mystery. a city worker who did not want to appear on camera said it looked like the floodwaters may have bubbled up through the sewer lines and came out of the manhole. at a thank you event to firefighters, the mayor promised a formal inquiry is coming. >> the finger-pointing stops today. this happened in my city, i am responsible. >> reporter: within a week, city council will meet and set a date to begin the formal investigation. we are live in the rock springs neighborhood of east san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. >> despite being under a mandatory evacuation order, residents who live in rock springs returned to their homes today. one person we spoke to was able to salvage something very special. >> has your daughter been asking for it? >> yeah, all the time. >> reporter: a health center for flood victims opens tomorrow at the community center.
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fixing california's flooding issues will cost hundreds of millions of dollars. governor brown announcing today he wants to spend $437 million for infrastructure repairs like the dam. $387 million will come out of water bonds approved by voters in 2014, 54 million more from the general fund. but, the governor believes in pay-as-you-go. and that could mean higher taxes. >> we've got to belly up to the bar and start spending money. will the people reject that? in many cases, they will. but we've got to keep at it and try to win the constituency to take care of business if we want a great california. >> the governor is asking the trump administration for an expedited environmental review to dear -- deal with the urgent repairs at the dam. the governor had more money matters on his mind. kpix 5's melissa came back from a news conference in sacramento. >> the state's infrastructure needs are a long list, filling $200 billion.
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governor jerry brown is sticking to what he sees on his legacy project. he insists that we should continue to spend millions, even billions on high-speed light-rail. >> the basic core of what government is all about has to focus number one on the basic infrastructure that allows our state to function. >> reporter: but, the governor says california's is crumbling. >> they've got spillways eroding, we've got roads crumbling, aging infrastructure and it is maxed out. >> i asked him if the state is spending money the right way. >> a number of california's expressed concerns that they were spending millions and billions of dollars on high- speed rail as opposed to keeping up the infrastructure that should have been maintained. what do you say to that criticism? >> you have to be able to do more than one thing at a time. a rail passenger rail alternative is a very important
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complement to the roads, bridges and airports. i think california can well afford it and it will make our state a much better place. >> he hopes president trump will agree. last month, he submitted a list of projects to be considered for federal funding and it included high-speed rail. mr. trump has complained about america's lack of fast trains. >> somebody was saying yesterday to me that you go to china, you go to japan to have fast trains all over. we don't have one. >> mr. trump is a very giving kind of republican. we will see how much money he wants to put into infrastructure. if he wants high-speed rail like 17 other nations, this is the only other place he will get it while president. >> reporter: the former president was going to give caltrains money to get them ready for high-speed transplacentally those funds are not available. caltrains is working on a different plan but does show that president trump may not be so supportive of california's
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high-speed rail plans. time will tell. melissa king, kpix 5. another california money pit, potholes. the state says it needs $600 million to repair the road during hazards caused by all of our storms. >> another side effect from the storm, millions of gallons of sewage is pouring into the bay and could be making people sick. the overflow problem and what is being done to fix it. the trump administration taking its war with media to a new level. the journalist sounded the alarm after major outlets were blocked from a white house press briefing. taking a hobby to new heights. meet the bay area teenage rock climber, reaching for a spot in the olympics. temperatures will climb into the 70s perhaps during the 7-day forecast, but to get there, we've got to get through two more tiny rain chances. find out if either of those will impact your weekend coming up.
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raw sewage flowing in to san francisco bay... kpix five's emily turner is live in san rafael to explain what's going on... emily? a new threat from recent rain, raw sewage flowing into the san francisco bay. kpix 5's emily turner live to explain what's going on. >> reporter: all of the extreme rain has basically overwhelmed all of the sewer treatment plants. so we have had an extreme number of sanitary overflows and a lot of that has ended up in the bay behind me.
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wet weather may have gotten northern california of a drought but it has also inundated the bay with sewer water. stormwater runoff overwhelmed wastewater treatment systems and as a result, millions of gallons of partially treated wastewater have overflowed into the bay and tributary. >> we have not had a sewer over flip since 2011, now we have had three. >> reporter: east bay mud has spilled 5 billion gallons into the bay and this plant in richmond is responsible for more than 9 million. san francisco bay keepers say there has been 62% more sanitary overflows this rainy season than last, making for an almost 2000% increase in the gallons of sewer water running off into our waterways. and also, accompanying health concerns. and i don't want to use scare tactics but when the concentrations of these pollutants are high enough, they can cause life-threatening illnesses. this is a major public health impact. >> reporter: luckily, east bay mud says the overflows are
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mostly stormwater, that get into the sewage when it leaks into leaky lines. they have hundreds of pipe but say fixing it is one of the priorities. dedicating $5 million every year until 2036 to fix it. >> what we are doing is investing money in our own interceptors, replacing cracks and problems in our 35 miles of sewer interceptors. cities around the bay are looking on their side of the system and private homeowners are also working to replace their private sewer laterals. all these different places are where the rain is getting into the wastewater system and overwhelming a system. >> reporter: as for the other symptoms of folks getting ill from the sewage in the bay include respiratory infections, secure infections or irritations, also, other problems like nausea if you perhaps swallowed water in the bay. live in san raphael, emily turner, kpix 5. tonight, the fairies will keep running to san francisco, thanks to a deal that got the
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go-ahead today. the golden gate bridge district approved a sublease with the blue and gold fleet. blue and gold has run commuter services for two decades but says it can no longer make it work financially. so now, golden gate ferrys will take over during those hours, beginning one week from monday. it was the news a family was expecting to hear, but still, jarring. today, word authorities found the body of jayda jenkins. the 18-year-old college student had been missing for more than a month. she was driving home on a stormy night when her car plunged into the creek off of niles canyon road. investigators say a man discovered her body while walking his dogs near alameda creek, 11 miles from where her car was found. that car was found overturned in the water last month but there was no sign of her body until last night. officials say jenkins' family was relieved and now has closure. storm cleanup goes on.
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this picture showing progress made on repairs to an eroded highway 50 in sierra, still one lane getting through in each direction. take a look one week ago at bridal veil falls. the westbound lanes buckled and collapsed. damage lanes have been removed and caltrains will build a new retaining wall as part of the fix. >> the good news is, we are clear for a little bit of time, no more storms in the forecast. a little bit of rain. >> a couple of rounds of showers but storms? zero. first time we can say that. since, thanksgiving. zero storms in the forecast for the next two weeks. got to get her little shower activity. here's a peek outside, showing a dry conditions on kpix 5 high definition doppler. although i can see the top of the television screen, a few showers impacting the line that will work their way south toward the evening but mainly stay offshore. this weather maker will be more of a mess than a hit.
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redwood city one of the warm spots today, 5 degrees below average, 56 san jose, 56 napa and san francisco. mid-50s. how about the mountains? snow showers possible on both saturday and sunday with temperatures around freezing. the skiing should be amazing. now that things have calmed down, enjoy the snow without the wind and storms and trouble getting there. you can now enjoy the mountains for the next several weeks. there is a weak area of low pressure sliding down the coastline, southwest oregon, dunbar brookings, crescent city, the low itself will stay offshore so most of the rain will stay offshore. just a few showers rotating tomorrow. partly cloudy, cool tonight, not cold like the past couple of nights. upper 20s this morning. still chilly and 32 in santa rosa but 34 degrees warmer. concord, 36 degrees. tomorrow will not be completely dry. if you are out all day you
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might get a couple of showers throughout the day but that's it. it is not going to be a flood maker or a big rainmaker but a couple of showers, especially for you, santa rosa, san francisco, half moon bay. livermore, good chance you will stay completely dry. sunday will also be drive. after a few showers very early monday morning, don. finished. through. nothing more for a while. so happy to say that. we will be sunny. look at the highs approaching thursday and friday. 60s at the beach. i will point to it. near 70 degrees by this time next week with sunshine. we can all exhale, the storms for now are done. back to you. could be a wake-up call. a judge orders california to hand over research on the risks posed by cell phones. epic comeback by the warriors last night. oh, but there was drama. between a current warrior player, and former player, shaquille o'neal. which is built into today. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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all in the game.... ...this happened... warriors dropped 50 pts in being on top, why not?
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especially in the case of the warriors. just when you thought you had seen it all in the game this happened. warriors dropped 50 in the 3rd, steph curry dropped 45. tnt did the broadcast last night and shaquille o'neal was up to his numerous pits at the expense of jamail mcgee. he has been a punchline of his 4 years. the two exchanged words on twitter last night. and today, his teammate, kevin durand, had enough. >> it is funny but when you keep doing it time and time and time again for no reason, and then a guy actually disagrees with you and you threaten him? i did not know that cops could threaten civilians like that. his perception is that he is a dumb player because he makes mistakes out on the court.
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he was a [ bleep ] shooter. he missed dunks come he airball to free throws come he could not shoot outside of the paint. is bigger than everybody. he did not have any skills but he was bigger and stronger. he was a great player. and he played on five or six teams. it is not like he was just this perfect, you know, center. you had your flaws. >> how do you really feel? he was spotted by twitter telling kevin durand to stay in his lane. he wrote, kd needs to mind his business. reportedly the warriors have intervened. baseball. the curtain has raised on spring training games, raise got to madison bumgardner early, first pitch, singled in a couple of runs, madison bumgardner was done after an inning. the reds led by 1, giants chris marrero got a big fly, back away. a walkoff three run homer, the giants won, 6-4. and marrero had four rbis in the game. football, 49ers inked earl
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mitchell, a defensive tackle with the dolphins last year, 4 years, $16 million. chew on this one. longest tenured 49er head coach in the york ownership era? the length is 4 years. as for who? that was revealed in podcast conversation with bay area news group's tim keller connie. >> i think we did set a record for being -- for coaching there the longest under the present ownership. >> you are correct. you are correct. >> i take pride in that. maybe there should be an endurance middle, acreage metaphor that. >> i think he is doing okay with the michigan wolverines. i will be back in the air with a story in about a half hour. >> on the air? >> in the air? >> in the air. okay. [ laughter ] >> we will look for you then. coming up in our next half hour, the white house under
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fire for handpicking its press coverage. major news outlets shot out from a briefing. the move journalists are calling unprecedented. >> a california senator told to resist or retire. bay area protesters put the heat on dianne feinstein to do something she has never done before. >> it is an amazing thing that we can get dna out of our ancestors that are now extinct. >> finding the inner caveman in all of us. the discovery that may shape our well-being for generations to come. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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getting more information on a ten month old boy...attacked by his family's pit bull. this hap our top story at 6:30, getting more information on a 10-month-old boy attacked by his family's pitbull. this happened after 4 p.m. on fremont street in concord. elizabeth cook with new video just coming into the newsroom. >> a chaotic scene in the newsroom and frightening ordeal for the family. this is video from the scene. the family called 911 to report the pitbull had attacked their 10-month-old son. the animal had been acting aggressively, even trapping the mother inside her apartment with her injured child. one of the responding officers was forced to run by the dog
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into the apartment to get the toddler to bring him to paramedics. >> we were able to contain the dog briefly, until it got out, and aggressively took a stance toward one of our officers and tried to attack one of our officers. unfortunately we had to use deadly force. >> we learned the boy is at oakland children's hospital with a laceration to his head. the good news in all of this, the toddler is expected to recover. back to you. >> thank you so much. a new twist in the trump administration's viewed with the media. today, surgeon reporters were banned from a white house briefing. tension ramped up and the relationship between the trump administration and journalists reached a new low. president trump picking a new fight with the media. lashing out at the press while addressing the conservative political action conference.
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>> a few days ago i called the fake news the enemy of the people and they are. they are the enemy of the people. it creates a whole false deal. and we have to fight it, folks. we have to fight it. they are very smart, they are very cunning, and they are very dishonest. >> reporter: the trump administration is pushing back against a cnn reports that white house chief of staff reince priebus asked the fbi to publicly deny media reports that trump campaign aides were infrequent contact with russian intelligence officials. -- were in contact with -- in frequent contact with russian intelligence officials. >> the fbi came to the chief of the white house and literally said that story is false. >> reporter: then, a move washington journalists called unprecedented. cnn and other news outlets were blocked from attending an off- campus press briefing with sean spicer. the band group includes the l.a. times and new york times.
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conservative media outlets like breitbart news, the washington times and one american news network were allowed in. the off-camera briefing, sometimes called a press gaggle, included members of the white house pool and the free broadcast networks. the associated press was invited but declined to attend in solidarity with other news agencies that had been barred. i asked face the nation host john dickerson whether that move would help the administration with its message. >> there is the principle of the thing which is absolutely central to the business of what the press does and having access to a president. what is new here is, if it is being done to punish the press, and if it is being done as a more kind of general briefing. it is going to start being available only to those that the administration thinks are on the good list. >> a strong response from the l.a. times as you heard. one of the media members blocked from the briefing. the newspaper tweeted this picture, the t-shirt that says, we will not shut up. a journalism professor says,
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this may be just the beginning. >> i think that it is a failure , battle, and what is going to be a war. >> cbs news was the tv and radio network pool for today's briefing. said, we recorded audio of this event and quickly shared it out of an obligation to protect the interests of all pool members. georgia protesters one senator dianne feinstein to prevent everything president trump tries to do. they made their views known at an event where she was speaking, about 200 demonstrators stood outside with signs urging obstruction. and inside out a formal question and answer, people sometimes interrupted her, saying her opposition so far has not been strong enough. feinstein has built a reputation in the senate as someone who is willing to cross
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the aisle and compromise. and today, she says she intends to work with republicans whenever possible but also had pointed criticism to the president's executive order. >> which had been to a great extent, poorly thought out, and many of them probably won't stand either a court test or a test of time. >> most of the questions today at the public policy institute of california were preselected. protesters one senator feinstein to hold a wide open town hall today. she said she would try to set something else up the next time she is in the bay area. new information in the assassination caught on camera. we know a dangerous chemical was used to kill the have green brother of north korean dictator, kim jong-un. police in malaysia say kim jong-nam died shortly after two women rubbed a substance on his face as he was boarding a flight for kuala lumpur. they tested the substance and found it was a deadly chemical called vx which attacks the nervous system.
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there looking for suspect believed to be in on the plot. as for how the two female suspects survived, experts say people exposed to vx are at less risk if they wash it off quickly. californians could soon get new information about health risks posed by their cell phones. why it took a lawsuit to bring it out to the open. and a birth for the bay area, a sneak peek at the zoo exhibit that will highlight california's wildlife from high above. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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hand-over some documents it tried to keep under wraps. today, a superior court judge ordered the state to release papers discussing the "risk" of cell phone use. california could have to hand over some documents it tried to keep under wraps. today, a superior court judge ordered the state to release papers discussing the risk of cell phone use. consumer watch reporter julie watts explained. >> reporter: the documents were written by the state environmental health investigations branch believed to contain cell phone radiation warnings and recommendations for public use.
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that the state refused to hand them over when requested by a director at uc berkeley school of public health, so he sued under the public records act. earlier today, we asked why he thinks the documents are so important. >> it will inform the public that there is indeed concern among health professionals within the california department of public health that cell phone radiation is a risk and it will provide them with information about how to reduce the risks. >> why is the state trying to suppress the documents? >> they claim this would lead to chaos and confusion among the public. i suspect that they were afraid of the reaction of the telecommunications industry, should they publish this document. in fact, they even argued that in their brief. >> reporter: in a tentative ruling today, a judge found the documents are in fact public record and the public should have the right to see them, stating, there is significant public interest in the
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investigation into risk associated with cellular phone use and advising the public on those risk. he also cites new research that finds the quote -- the significant relationship between a cell phone use of 10 or more years and a brain tumor. lawyers note the department could appeal. in the newsroom, julie watts, kpix 5. >> the fcc says there is no evidence of a definite link between wireless devices and cancer or other illnesses. more trouble for jcpenney. the retail company announced it will close 140 stores. there are six jcpenney stores in the bay area. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost by the store closures, but they are offering 6000 full-time workers early retirement options. jcpenney expected to announce which stores will close next month. ancient relatives thought to be extinct. or are they? how the dna from cavemen is shaping our health today. we will likely be skiing in the sierra, well into the month of july. but if you can't wait that long,
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a couple of snow showers are possible saturday and sunday. we talk about rain chances around here, then a chance you will be smiling if you have missed the sunshine.
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generations to come. it involves digging deep into our inner caveman. ocean south of spain, a stunning discovery that may shape our health and well- being for generations to come. it involves digging deep into our inner caveman. south of spain on the rock of gibraltar under the mediterranean sea, you will find the caves, inside come up a catwalk, archaeologists are busy unearthing artifacts from the neanderthals who once lived there. and, while the primitive beings died out tens of thousands of years ago, genetic evidence shows they have not vanished. >> many people are the descendents of neanderthals. >> to change our view of human history and of who we are. >> scientists made a shocking discovery. many modern-day humans are walking around, carrying our dna. those of european or asian descent, roughly 1% to 5% of their genome comes from the neanderthals.
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and special clean labs like this one at uc santa cruz, scientists can extract the neanderthal dna from tiny bits of fossilized bone. >> it is an amazing thing that we can get dna out of our ancestors that are now extinct. >> reporter: professor ed green runs the paly of genomics lab. he says advances in technology allow experts to quickly sift through and locate ancient dna. >> we have fantastically fast machines. >> reporter: how did this matchup occur? chalk it up to prehistoric hanky-panky. 80,000 years ago when our ancestors migrated out of africa, they encountered neanderthals in europe and west asia, and in the east, a distant cousin of the neanderthals. these resulted in children. today, we carry traces of these encounters in our dna. >> they affect our health in many different ways. >> reporter: some of these genes boost our amine -- immune
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system is. others increase the risk of depression, skin problems, allergies, blood clots, even diabetes. a few unusual bearings help some of us adapt to extreme environments. >> it could be high-altitude in tibet or very cold environment around the arctic. >> reporter: a professor at uc berkeley headed up a study that discovered how modern tibetans carried a gene from the modern humans. and regulates the molecule that carries oxygen in the blood and allows them to survive more than 3 miles above sea level. >> when they breathe they only get 60% as much oxygen. >> reporter: this professor is a founder in the field the paly of genomics. he and his team have sequenced the entire neanderthal genome, as to why? >> we want to find out more about our origins and our history. >> reporter: just ask steve. >> yes, this caveman got around. >> reporter: steve joined a research project rand -- run by 23 and me to study where blood
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cancers and in the process discovered how 4% of his genome is neanderthal. neanderthals were once considered brutes, clumsy, and stupid. remember those geico commercials? so easy a caveman could do it? back in gibraltar, meat, and flint, forensic reconstructions of a female and child neanderthal found here. we now know our ancient relatives had a sophisticated culture, adorned themselves with feathers, buried their dead, and as seen in one case, even edged art. suddenly, they disappeared. no one knows why. >> did we bring diseases that wiped them out? did we actively hunt them and drive them to extinction? or did we just outnumber them? >> now that scientists have the complete neanderthal genome, they want to look for all genetic changes, changes that might hold the clues as to why we might survive. it could very well become
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the place with the best views in the bay area. the oakland zoo reaching for the sky and doubling in size. 100 acres are being added on the tall ridge above the main zoo and the only way up is by gondola. zoo officials say it will be the largest urban gondola system in northern california, offering visitors spectacular views before they land at a new visitor center. there will also be plenty of new animals. >> grizzly bears, wolves. >> black bears, mountain lions, jaguar. most people do not know the jaguar's are california natives. up to 1857, the jaguar was in california. >> the new california trail and exhibit is scheduled to be finished this summer. the gash in or render is getting bigger by the day. we first told you about the problem this week. the hillside is sliding. the concern is that it would take a high-voltage transmission tower down with it. right now, pg&e says not to worry, they have it stabilize. >> let's hope so.
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even if we don't get any more rain it still could slide. >> that is the interesting thing. we could be hearing about new mudslides next tuesday when it's dry. the ground is not going to dry out for weeks. we need weeks of dry weather to increase that mudslide risk. right now, flood weather on a friday night, we take you to the east bay, quite present -- pleasant in fremont. san ramon, danville, looking dry as well. the weather is going to be pretty pleasant for the next several days. we will have some showers moving in tomorrow. it is not a huge weather event but may impact outdoor plans, baseball practice, softball practice, maybe a barbecue. if you're heading into the sierra, just issued, winter weather advisory, higher elevations could get 4 to 6 inches of powder. just adding to the skiing or snowboarding pleasure. please be smart and drive slowly heading up in elevation. we will have new snowballing saturday night and sunday morning. we are cooling off tonight, oakland 49, santa rosa, 49, livermore dropping to 47.
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even though clouds are being introduced in the forecast we will still be chilly. fairfield, freezing. san rafael, 37, san francisco chilly at 44 degrees. this is not a big storm, there is no tropical tap, we are returning to the normal wintertime viewing. an area of low pressure diving down and hugging the coastline. areas along the coast will get the best opportunity for some showers. not a big weather event but as i mentioned, tomorrow is saturday, a lot of outdoor activities and there will be a few rain showers. just a few drips for sonoma county, a few showers toward morgan hill, the overall theme is not that much rain, 99% of it will stay offshore and sunday 100% stays offshore. we will be sunny on sunday. if you have the choice between saturday and sunday, i will get outside. early on monday morning we get a wave of low pressure that moves through, most of it staying offshore, a couple of light showers after midnight monday morning, likely gone before sunrise and monday
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morning commute. i love this quote that the weather service use, they issued forecast discussions twice per day. this time they are talking about a complete pattern reversal. what is the pattern that we have had? storm after storm after storm. what would be the opposite of that? no storms at all, no rain at all. the claim is we may go the first half of march if computer models hold without any rainfall. that would be a complete pattern reversal. we will have to wait and see. the next seven days looking dry. just a few showers tomorrow mainly along the coastline. the highest peaks, mount tam getting a few snow showers. snow level 2500 feet. that pattern change next week will come to fruition. san jose, 76 degrees below average. 76, pacifica, 52, san ramon, 54, pittsburgh, 35, 50s pittsburgh and vallejo. slight chance of a shower tomorrow, mainly midafternoon and later, petaluma, 52 and
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upper 40s as we still have high lake levels in clearlake and likely well when the rain stops. no rain sunday, a couple of showers monday morning, then get said to enjoy some outdoor weather. it has been 20 years since we have earned weather like this. mid-upper 60s, close to 70 degrees, all about the sunshine, looks like it's going to be a very pleasant forecast. back to you. if he sees it, he can climb it. what great heights for this santa rosa high school junior. coming up on night beat at 10 p.m., we are talking about the white house banning certain media outlets today. we are asking you how should the media respond? should they boycott future briefings? maybe pull their information? or maybe you have another idea. send me a tweet, we will have the results tonight at 10:00. join us for bay area night beat over on our sister station, cable 12.
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this six beagle mix is have a nose for trouble. just ask this firefighter. tonight at 11:00, screening high risk firefighters with cancer sniffing dogs. >> 95% accuracy for finding cancer. >> the simple test that promises early detection. >> put the mask on, breathe through it for 10 minutes. >> it worked. >> an original report tonight at 11:00 on kpix 5 news. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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he left us hanging. >> yeah, he did. >> he said he was going to be up in the air. >> but you will love it. i don't know about you, and i don't know about you, but have you ever heard of a u.s.
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national rockclimbing team? me neither. until i met this young man in santa rosa. >> reporter: data grid. those hands belonged to justin hall. the 16-year-old santa rosa product is among the more gifted climbers in the game. >> with u.s. team invitations, justin hall. [ applause ] >> reporter: he got validation early february in salt lake city. see the rock top right with a square? he had to get to it in route to earning a spot on the u.s. national team for the second time. i had to climb up 10 feet just to talk to him. did you know there was a u.s. national climbing team? >> do you get those looks from people? >> all the time. it is a pretty obscure sport. just getting a little more popular. so, people know about it more and more. >> reporter: his coach, wayne novak, here at the vertex
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climbing center, knew that he had it when he first saw him. >> is very introspective. when he feels at something, he mates -- makes a small adjustment, which could be centimeters, but enough for that success, to have that success. >> it started here at a friends birthday party about 10 years ago. >> reporter: now, he has added to his career, second world championships later this year. and get this, rockclimbing will be an olympic event at the 2020 games in japan. by then, hall will be age 20. still peeking. >> he looks ahead to the world championships in austria coming up in august. i was going to say, you've got to have a nickname or something. spiderman or something. he has not thought of one yet but he has time.
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>> good job. thanks for watching us at 6:00. tonight 11:00, beagles sniffing out problems among firefighters. you will meet the cancer watchdogs. good night. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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