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> linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. now at noon, the deadline looming for the homeless to clear out of one area of san francisco. now we're learning the city is expanding its efforts. began, thank you for joining us. i'm anne makovec in for michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat.
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city is expanding this week south of market that originally began on division street now encompasses four blocks including showplace square. kpix 5's jackie ward is at that homeless encampment where some people are still refusing to leave. >> reporter: while that may be the case for some, others just don't know where to go. so the people we spoke to this morning were gathering their things and just starting to find a new home. packing their things and sweeping the part of the sidewalk they made their homes. these homeless people in soma were moving out not knowing where they will sleep tonight. they do know they have to be out by 5 p.m. >> i understand his position. and i understand that, yeah, we make a mess and we make trash. but it's not illegal to be homeless. >> reporter: along harrison and 13th city outreach employees were offering help with alternatives. the department of public works said it wasn't related to mayor lee's deadline. this particular clean-up effort happens every day.
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>> people are going to migrate. they're going to rebuild. that's the human ingenuity. they are he not going to just sit here and be like a some monkeys on a tree and do nothing. >> reporter: starr roberts has been homeless for 11 years. he wants to act as a bridge between the homeless population and city officials. >> if the homeless people came together and marched, if we sat down at city hall and put our attention at city hall and addressed it with ourselves as a voice, i think we would get a lot of things more done for us. >> reporter: he says what the homeless advocates are doing is all well and good but it's not enough. >> it's alienating th homeless. they say they are going to march for the homeless people but do they know the guy behind me what's going on with him? >> reporter: the department of public health put up the notices to tell them about the 5 p.m. deadline but the department of public works and police department will enforce it at 5
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p.m. tonight. in san francisco, jackie ward, kpix 5. apple shareholders are meeting today at the company's cupertino headquarters. kpix 5's kiet do tells us one obviously big topic of conversation is the company's legal fight with the federal government. >> reporter: cameras were not allowed inside the 2016 shareholders meeting but judging from fay's reaction to tim cook it went well. >> i was very impressed, a delightful personality but intelligent, knows his stuff, so i came away feeling really good. >> reporter: tim cook talked about numbers other companies only dream of. $54billion in profit last year. all u.s. operations running on renewable energy. and female employees salaries are 99.6% of that of male counterparts. apple's board of supervisors is as diverse as it's ever been. good news to jesse jackson who has been pressuring the company to do better. but the last thought cook brought up was the company's battle over the iphone back door. jackson said from tapping dr. martin luther king's phone to tapping his own phone, the
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government cannot be trusted with access to just the one phone of san bernardino shooter syed farook. >> it's a slippery slope. who is next? the principles of america must stand up and stand with tim. >> reporter: the electronic frontier foundation based in oakland and long-time advocate of privacy spoke. >> we were here to give a supportive comment. apple has been taking a public stand and we are proud to stand with them. >> reporter: this as the "l.a. times" is reporting apple has been giving in to chinese government demands and moving local customer data on to state-owned servers. apple says the data is encrypted. observers say china would not tolerate complete end-to-end encryption and is watching the back door battle in the u.s. closely. if you hear they are being a hypocrite in china would you pressure the company on that? >> i don't want to respond to hear say. i'll pursue what you just said but we should not be hypocrites
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anywhere. we should take the position human rights, human beings, measure human rights by one yardstick. >> reporter: the class question of the day to tim cook, is the company working on an electric vehicle? his response, you know that feeling you got as a kid on christmas eve? well, it's going to be christmas eve for a while. in cupertino, kiet do, kpix 5. >> that's a little cryptic. apple submitted legal documents yesterday challenging the court order to help the fbi unlock that iphone. now to the race for the white house. donald trump got a big-time endorsement today. >> when you look at who is remaining on that stage, there's no question that this is the person who will go to washington, dc and be able to absolutely turn the place around. >> new jersey governor chris christie went on to describe trump as a professional strong leader and the best person to beat hillary clinton. it's a far cry from his comments about trump just last month. >> showtime is over, everybody. we are not electing an entertainer in chief. showmanship is fun.
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but it's not the kind of leadership that will truly change america. >> trump said while he doesn't care a lot about endorsements, he really wanted governor christie's backing and he got it. meantime, the other republican candidates are desperately trying to slow donald trump's momentum. the insults were ruthless during a wild debate last night in texas. weijia jang has the latest. >> other than that -- >> reporter: senators marco rubio and ted cruz launched verbal attacks against gop presidential front-runner donald trump during a debate on cnn last night. >> here's the guy that hired $200 million. if he hadn't inherited $200 million do you know where donald trump would be right now. >> no, no, no! >> reporter: cruz says he is the best candidate to beat hillary clinton but trump fired back. >> first of all, talking about the polls, i'm beating him awfully badly in the polls. >> but you're not beating hillary clinton. >> then if i can't -- hey, if i can't beat her, you're really
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going to get killed, aren't you? >> reporter: rubio picked up where he left off at the debate with an appearance on "cbs this morning." >> i'm asking everyone watching tonight if you are a republican and you don't want your party taken over by a con artist like donald trump, unite behind us. >> reporter: trump called him a late weight choker and mr. meltdown all in one tweet. on the democratic side, hillary clinton is claiming new momentum on the eve of the south carolina primary which she is expected to win easily. clinton danced on stage with charlie wilson during a campaign stop last night before stumping in georgia and south carolina today targeting minority voters. >> let's make sure to get out and vote on saturday. >> reporter: bernie sanders meets with supporters in minnesota before heading to the palmetto state for the next big race. weijia jang, cbs news, the white house. >> thousands of democrats are gathering in san jose today as the california democratic party
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convention starts. they are going to be making endorsements. key notebook speaker includes barbara boxer and joe biden. the vice president is set to speak tomorrow afternoon. before that he will be at the uc-san francisco for a roundtable discussion on cancer research. a man suspected of killing a san jose woman set to be arraigned this afternoon in a hayward courtroom. esmid pedraza is in custody in connection with the shooting death of stacey aguilar. aguilar was last seen the night of february 13 at a party in hayward. her body was found saturday near morrison canyon in fremont. u.s. immigration officials confirm pedraza is an undocumented immigrant. a statement says i.c.e. has lodged a formal request to notify ice prior to his release so the agency can take him into custody. san francisco police are trying to find a dog that attacked a man at golden gate park. the man says he was playing with his dog when another dog
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bit him on the leg and harm. the dog's owner ended the attack but then she took off the without providing contact or rabies information. the dog is an 80-pound gray pit bull with a white patch on his chest. eight people were hurt after a suspected drunk driver rear-ended a muni bus in san francisco this morning in the bayview district on bayshore boulevard near industrial street. several people were taken on stretchers and the driver of that suv hauled away in handcuffs. >> our officers are currently conducting a dui investigation on the driver of that ford. and there were eight people on this muni bus that are injured that have been transported to san francisco general hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. >> and the firefighters say the injured passengers had moderate to minor injuries. we are learning about the man who opened fire at a factory in kansas killing three people and injuring more than a
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dozen others. >> reporter: police in kansas say shooting suspect cedric ford was served with a protection from abuse order in the factory where he worked 90 minutes before he opened fire. he just displayed -- he was upset getting this letter. >> reporter: he had a criminal record and left work after getting an order and first opened fire in a car hitting a vehicle and then shot another driver and stole that car before heading back to the excel plant. >> shooter excel industries in hesston. >> reporter: ford shot one person in the parking lot and another 14 inside the building before an officer gunned him down. the unidentified officer is being called a hero. >> he had to stop that threat! you've got 200 or 300 people in there. they came out. >> reporter: relatives rushed
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not factory after hearing about the shooting. one couple was reunited as cameras were rolling. [ crying ] >> reporter: police say ford was armed with an assault rifle and an automatic handgun. investigators are trying to figure out how a suspect with a criminal record was able to get those weapons. ma well ba more ksee, cbs news, hesston, kansas. >> ford had convictions for multiple burglaries, freeing from police and disorderly conduct. authorities say the person named in the protective order didn't work at the factory. questions about alcohol and sex in the workplace and you know why there will be fewer employees in that office. >> she flew the coop but is now back home. where the sequoia the eagle wound up on her journey. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good afternoon everybody we have a storm. it is off the coast and it is providing some rain. the effect it will have on your weekend. that forecast coming up as the news continues right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the company is cutting its workforce by seventeen perc the c-e-o says zen more trouble for "zenefits." the company is cutting its workforce by 17%. the ceo says "zenefits" plans to lay off 250 people starting today. the company was once a darling of the tech scene with a valuation of more than $1 billion. but questions about its business practices have tamed some of that enthusiasm and the startup recently sent an email to workers banning alcohol and asking them to refrain from sex in the stairwells. let's check wall street on this friday. down a little over 40 points. in today's high-tech world
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mercedes-benz is bucking the trend. the german carmaker is replacing some robots on its assembly line with people. it turns out the robots can't keep up with the custom options mercedes offers a female bald eagle that escaped from a peninsula zoo is back home this afternoon. sequoia was found this morning in los altos. she went missing earlier this week from the palo alto junior museum and zoo and this isn't the first time she flew off. three years ago she took off and then returned three days later, tired, hungry and dehydrated. after a brief one day stay, the largest container ship in the u.s. left the port of oakland this morning very slowly as you can see. this was its second visit to oakland. it's heading to seattle. time now for a look at what is going this weekend at least weather-wise. let check in with roberta gonzales. >> good afternoon. this is what you can expect for this friday afternoon.
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first off we start off on a very mild note this morning. increasing clouds and fog. we have rain in the afternoon forecast as well as the early evening. nothing really substantial as far as measurement is concerned. and then a dry saturday is slated with more rain chances on sunday evening. so we have this area of low pressure. looks promising. the only problem is all the rain is moving well north of the bay area. that storm has a lot to the do, a big job. it's got to bust through a lot of dry air mass but looking ahead towards next week and there's a good possibility of the stormy weather returning right here to the bay area by the end of next week. this is your futurecast. as we walk you through your afternoon you can see into the evening hours that we have some light rain around the inverness area. only problem is the front as it sags to the south is going to fall apart so that sets the stage for your saturday with mostly sunny skies. and then we do have temperatures still slightly above average but nowhere near the mid-70s and high 70s we experienced earlier this week.
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here's your sunday. we begin to cloud back up. there's a chance of rain to the north of the bay area but then again it falls apart very quickly at the seams. these are the anemic rainfall totals we're anticipating from today's system. again, less than .305." sunshine in throughout the central valley today t63 monterey for this getaway friday. spring-like conditions in the greater lake tahoe area. your tahoe report we have snow at least a chance of it on the north and south shores. 12 lifts available at kirkwood. 60s to low 70s today with a high surf advisory in place. some of these swells up to 14 feet. meanwhile your extended forecast, it does call for sunny skies on monday through wednesday. have yourself a great weekend. thank you, roberta. animals recently poisoned with a common plant. coming up next, our pet expert weighs in on the dangers of oleander and the symptoms to look out for. >> we want to know what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at we may come and feature your school on the show. ==============
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for the person who killed a and a horse with poisonous cookies. it happened on a r near he the search tense today for the person who killed a dog and horse with poisoningous cookies on a ranch near sebastopol. it contains oleander. they have identified a person of interest but so far they have not made an arrest.
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it's a disturbing sorry especially for animal owners and here to talk about it is our pet expert dr. jill chase. and pearl has made a return. hi, pearl. >> so pearl is now four months old. we're going to watch the her grow. standard poodle will get big. isn't this horrible you can't take your animals out without worrying about being poisoning? oleander a plant all over the place. you will see it on medians in freeway. >> highway 80, fairfield, vacaville, all the way to sacramento. >> reporter: it's very toxic. one of my earliest memories of my parents saying it's a very toxic plant but used as ornamental planting. so everything about is it toxic, flowers, stems, leaves, everything is bad. if an animal should eat it you might see symptoms ranging from vomiting and diarrhea to not acting normal neurologically and ultimately death. and the problem is it affects the heart in a lethal way. get to a vet quickly.
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>> why is it so toxic? >> it has a natural ingredient that is similar to digoxin a medicine we use in heart patients. but it's not -- it's not exactly that. and so it creates terrible, terrible side effects. >> i have seen them in yards b they are not just medians. so you have to be careful if you have pets about planting this. >> most animals know naturally not to eat it. this person put it in cookies. the cookies smelled like cookies but in the ingredients was that. so it's very sad. i feel bad, yeah. >> well, she's perking up a little bit. pearl, you're a good dog. dr. jill, thank you so much. if you have a question out there for dr. jill, she would love to it. just email or on our facebook page, and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. turns out you don't have to go too far to get a taste of the tropics. here's our fresh grocer tony tantillo. >> reporter: well, today's tip of the day is going to be is
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going to be with passion fruit. i am passionate about passion fruit. get a spoon and dig it out and enjoy it. just like this out of hand. and the smell, ah! just beautiful. selection and storage is very important. when you buy them, put this down right here, you want to make sure it has a slight shrivel right here. if they are smooth, they're not that ripe. the more shrivel, they are not the most beautiful but when you cut them open they are. what you want to do make sure it's heavy. that means it's a lot of passion fruit inside it. when you bring them home, store them in a cool, dry place but not in the refrigerator. passion fruit, and they're also great for us. ah! so good. and i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. and always remember to eat fresh and stay healthy. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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south of down town. the fir on auzerais (aay- zoor-ahs). firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire in a home just south of downtown. that fire is on azures avenue. a popular retailer that is
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not so popular anymore. that's coming up tonight at 5:00. they have been very quiet but the harvest park middle school kids, why don't you make a little noise. >> whoo! >> louder. >> whoo! [ applause ] >> live studio audience today. so thanks, guys, for joining us. >> thank you for coming in. hey, enjoy your weekend everybody. we'll see you bright and early on monday morning. >> i'll be back here tomorrow at 7 a.m. and sunday at 7:30 with phil matier. join us for that. in the meantime, have a great one. >> enjoy your day. captions by: caption colorado
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