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>> alan: round two the governor's race, whitman and brown clash in a bitter dispute over whitman's employment of an illegal immigrant. an attachment ed
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>> jerry, you should be ashamed. you and your surrogates -- >> falsely defamed this woman by saying she stole your mail. >> alan: anger and accusations as meg whitman and jury -- jerry brown face off in the first spanish language debate. on the fourth question, whitman was asked about her former housekeeper, and without his --
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his take turned to brown and blamed him. >> jerry, you should be ashamed. >> alan: the gloves came off. >> you and your surrogates put her deportation at risk. you put her out there, and you should be ashamed for sacrificing nicky diaz on the alter of your political amibitions. >> alan: brown fired back. >> don't run for governor if you can't stand up and say, i made a mistake, i'm sorry, let's go on from here. you have a -- blame her, blame me, blame the left, but you don't take accountability. >> alan: a fresno state honor student brought to the u.s. ill leally asked the counties if they would support the dream act, which offers a path to legalization for grads. >> i don't think it's fair the people who are here in california legally. i would not be for the
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california dream act. >> yes to at the state dream ac. and i would have signed that bill. miss whitman wants to kick you out of the school because you are not documented and that's wrong. >> alan: whitman pounded back, reciting their campaign ads that attack round brown's record on education. >> he ron ran for mayor as the education mayor. the state took over the school system because they were $100 million in debt. >> i asked the state to come in. i was the mayor. the school board is a different jurisdiction, and the mayor of any city has no power over them. >> alan: it was a huge opportunity to appeal to latino voters and both candidates agreed they cannot win the race without their support. the next debate takes place at dominican university in san rafael on october 12th.
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in walnut creek tonight, a woman says she fought off an attempted rapist. amy holyfield joins us from the complexy residents are concerned. >> reporter: they're very upset. some residents toll us they moved here because they thought this apartment complex was safe. there's a security guard right here at the entrance. but now many tell us, they're talking about moving out. police say a man tried to shove a woman into an apartment just before 8:00 tonight. she fell down a flight of stairs while fighting him, but she was successful as indicating -- successful at chasing him off. >> wondering when this is going to end. >> reporter: made and her roommates had a chain lock installed on their door, and they have a pit bull, and they
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always use the buddy system, but still don't feel safe. >> keep mace next to my game. i wake up to little noises now more than i ever have. >> reporter: police blame the first three attacks on this 22-year-old man, and they say they have daab to prove -- dna to prove it. he is in jail and his bail is set at $12 million. investigators have a description of the man who committed the fourth sexual assault. the apartment complex has added security guards, but residents would still like to see them work harder to protect them. >> they're not checking cars in and out on a regular basis and things like that. so we need to do more than just having more bodies in and around the complex. >> we have asked what is the process for getting out of a lease, and they said there's no way out unless we're going to pay the difference,, which is to
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much for us. so there's no way out. >> reporter: tonight's victim was taken to the hospital. just because of that fall down the stairs. she was not sexually assaulted. police don't have a description yet of her attacker, so they don't know if these last two assaults were committed by the same man. live in walnut creek, abc-7 news. >> alan: also in walnut creek, police are dealing with a plague of violent altercations in the downtown area. they posted this video on youtube today, shot by a witness last night on north main street. several people were injured in at at that least five fights at three separate locations. one man what hospitalized witness head injuries. even security guards at one bar were fighting with customers. in the videos, several fights break out, and you can see a man being bitten othe ground. tonight in san jose, firefighters are cleaning up a
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spill that send a thousand gallons of diesel fuel flowing into the creek. firefighters say a generator on the roof othe at&t building malfunctioned and leaked fuel. the diesel got into the drain and into the creek. the obama administration is set to issue a travel alert for europe. they're not saying, don't go. they are warning travelers to be careful. it comes as counterterrorism officials assess intelligence about poll terrorist attacks aimed at britain, france and germany. more now. >> reporter: the state department is expected to issue a travel alert sunday, advising u.s. citizens to be extremely vigilant in europe. the new guidance is being prompted by strong concerns terrorist teams are zeroing in on targets on the continent.
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intelligence and law enforcement officials have information suggesting the terrorists are ready to strike against public accomplishes such as airports, hotels, and tourist attractions. these knew al-qaida threats could be similar to the deadly 2008 shooting spree in mumbai, india. the targets are believed to include england, germany, france and italy. sweden raised its alert the highest level. britain0s security level remains at high. a travel alert is less serious than a travel warning, and all the american government cannot keep people from traveling. >> alan: the voice of only only -- osama bin laden has emerged, but he is urging muslim
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nations to do more for flood victims in pakistan. the audiotape osama bin laden acknowledges ban ki-moon's visit to pakistan, and points out arab leaders did not come to help even though the distance is shorter and there are claims of brotherhood. osama bin laden accuses the media of not reporting the flooding accurately. five weeks after a big tea party event in washington, dc, liberals are hold are their own gathering. thousands of people are takenning the one nation march working together rally at the lincoln memorial. organizers say it's an antidote to the tea party. the reverend al sharpton said it's time to focus on the struggles of the american people.
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>> we bailed out the banks. we bailed out the insurance companies. now it's time to bail out the american people. we need to rebuild the infrastructure and provide jobs and training for american people. >> alan: the event is taking place where the restoring honor rally, attended by sarah palin and glen beck, was healed in -- held in august. oakland citizens, tired of violence, lobby neighbors to support a plan for more officers on the streets. also, beneath the surface of tahoe, scientist find a way to pull the invasive weed from the bottom of the lake. >> leigh: we have pockets of dense fog mainly near the coast. a nice overcast over much of the bay area. even a few sprinkles out there going to be [ male announcer ] sacramento and silicon valley are only one hundred thirty miles apart. they may as well be on different planets.
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sacramento, mismanaged, ineffective. silicon valley gave us apple, intel, ebay. here meg whitman started with 30 people. led them. managed them. executed the plan that grew this main street company to fifteen thousand employees and made small business dreams come true. to change california let's send meg whitman up the road... about a hundred and thirty miles.
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>> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: once again, oakland finds itself desperately short of police officers, so today, dozens of volunteers win door-to-door for two ballot measures that will prevent layoffs. >> reporter: oakland high student rehearsed her lines. she and others volunteered to go door to door, campaigning for two ballot measures that will restore many laid off police officers and provide more funding for intervention programs month youngsters.
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>> starting stealing cars, candy, clothes. >> he was in and out of juvenile haul from the ages of 12 to 17. thanks to intervention programs, he is now straight. >> long story short, i recently graduated from uc berkeley, and i'm a case manager now, and i work with young people. >> oakland has 120 fewer cops now. city council woman jane quan says it will get wars if the measures fail. >> if i doesn't pass we will probably have to lay off even more police officers. this is worth about -- on the police side, $10 million. >> going door-to-door talking to voters,. >> reporter: robert page knocked on doors with his six-year-old nephew. he wants to make oakland a safer place for himself and for brandon. >> i live here. i'm going to live here for the rest of my life. i might as well benefit it and make it better for my future
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generation. >> perpetrators of violence, and let them know there's other routes they can take. >> reporter: ron and his companions see public safety is a the number one issue in oakland. >> by voting that, reinstating officers in the community. >> reporter: they gave their pitch to rich, whose home is in north oakland, he says it's not a question of paying more money. it's about accountability. >> i'm happy to pay more taxes if i feel they're being effectively used. >> reporter: also on the ball all right is measure x. that would bring back dozens more officers by imposing a $360 parcel tax. the police officers association wants the city to fill some of the openings that were created by attrition, burt the -- but the city says they may have to lay off those officers if measure and fails and so far the polls show the measure failing.
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>> alan: oakland police are investigating a shooting that took place in the back seat of taxicab this morning in the fruitvale district. the friendly cab company says one of the drivers picked up a fare. then someone walked up and shot the passenger in the back seat. the cabbie drove the injured passenger the emergency room at a nearby hospital. there's no word yet on the passenger's condition. scientists say their method to eradicate nonnative plants from the bottom of lake tahoe is working. crews have been using plastic sheets to rob the weeds of oxygen. the weeds, known as the eurasian water mill foyle crowd out native species, and diverrers are pulling out weeds by hand. i noticed the drop in temperatures. >> leigh: lake tahoe area, some fierce isolated thunderstorms
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moving through the area. they have since started to die down. much cooler out there tonight, and here's a live shot from the high definition roof camera. looks towards the bay bridge and san francisco, and overcast sky. 55 in san francisco, novato, santa rosa. the further east you go, concord in the 6s so. 67 in antioch. 65 in liver -- livermore, so a slight chance of sprinkles in the forecast. watch out for overcast and dense coastal fog developing. a cooler day tomorrow, chance of sprinkle in our morning forecast, and then scattered clouds. here's a look at the closeup satellite. you can see the fog banking near the cows. some of these clouds are blowoff
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clouds from the system that developed to the south of the bay area. rotating some moisture our way. live doppler 7 hd picking up the isolated thunderstorms moving through the fresno and merced area, and even those showers just off the coast. so we will keep a chance of maybe a sprinkle in our forecast overnight tonight. then this is the culprit, the low pressure in southern california, wrap-around counterclockwise in moisture into the bay area, and also tomorrow morning before this low pushes on towards the east. so, a slight chance of a sprinkle or two as we head into the first part of next week, this next system will drop to the south. lows tonight, mid-to-upper 50s. if you're heading to the park tomorrow, see the giants beat san diego, we hope, it will be partly cloudy, much cooler,
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temperatures gametime in at low 60s. sunnyvale, 71. half moon bay, 63. palo alto, 70. 72 in downtown san francisco. mixture of sun and clouds north bay. upper 60s to low 70s. oakland tomorrow, 68. hercules, 68. 68 for union city. east bay, comfortable compared to the heat wave last week. 78 for brentwood. 75 for concord. overcast skies, santa cruz, 70 degrees. the seven-day forecast, look for breezy conditions. cooler days ahead, monday and tuesday. wednesday, increasing clouds, and then we start to raise temperatures back up into the 80s by the end of the week. >> alan: thank you, leigh. the giants have one more shot at the padres on sunday.
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the padres on sunday. because pitcher barry zititititt as governor, he balanced budgets without raising taxes. and california created 1.9 million jobs. as attorney general, jerry brown took on wall street banks, mortgage scammers and public officials stealing from taxpayers. at this stage in his life, jerry brown has the independence to make the tough decisions california needs. as governor i'll cap government salaries and pensions. on the budget, we have to face reality. we have to make due with what we have. and no taxes without voter approval. jerry brown, knowledge and know-how that works for you.
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mike mike the g-men need one win, and barry zito has a giant opportunity to show he is worth the 126 million he sign for. fans out in full force today at at&t park. barry's trouble started early. walks torrealba with the bases loaded. 1-0 padres. next batter, eckstein scores. zito lasted three-plus innings. in the fourth, tejada, the single into left. 4-0 padres. two on two out for buster posey. staff bochy gets tossed. it's down to one game. with one to play.
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the giants fall 4-2. >> coming into the series, we knew we had to take one. coming down to the last game. >> going through our ups and downs. been battling all year, and we just got to come out and get the job done tomorrow. >> mike: bobby cox and his braves hosting philly, needing a win to stay alive. victorino, rbi single to left scores utley. phillies win 7-0. braves must win tomorrow to have a shot at the postseason. a's and mariners in seattle. chris carter, went deep. jack cusp and mark ellis homered in the a's 5-3 victory. >> a battle of undefeated teams. over 1100 yards total offense. [ female announcer ] jerry brown and oakland's schools.
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what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school board members. he gets it, and promises better schools. but the drop out rate increases...50%. the school budget goes into a 100 million dollar deficit. the schools become so bad...the state has to take them over. it was "largely a bust," he admitted. jerry brown. failure as governor. failure as mayor. failure we can't afford now. you can (music playing)
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>> mike: a little college football. battle of the pac-10's best in rue jean. -- eugene. the crowd noise wasn't bothering andrew luck. first quarter, watch this catch. whalen, spectacular grab. you got to want it. in the first, after one of three oregon turnovers, taylor busting loose. 44 of his 113 yards rushing on the night on this touchdown run. cardinals 21-3. in the second. stanford up four. a wide-open kobe cleaner, luck threw for two picks. second half, different story. in the third, thompson keeps it on the option. accounted for 355 total yards and four tds. the ducks rip off 28 unanswered
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opinions in the second half. michael james, the reason why. rushed for 257 yards, three scores, including this 76-yard run. oregon now 5-0. 52-31 the final. >> oregon outplayed us in the second half. we made mistakes, they made us pay. they forced us into making mistakes. >> mike: san jose state hosting uc davis. wright to hennington in the end zone. 14-3 davis. now fourth. the hit, goes down, goes down hard. knocked out of the game. in came matt falkner. overthrows. that would have been a touchdown and the game-winner. instead, san jose falls 14-13. >> after friday's seven and a half hours rain delay, the
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players played until sunrise to sunset. michael jordan in taken attendance. steve striker and tying -- tiger woods win. then graeme mcdowell and rory mcilroy on 17. drains a long birdie putt. they would win the match. u.s. led 6-4 after session two. but session three, an entirely different story. on the fifth, more -- mole -- mole anywherery chips one in europe has the lead. hopefully they will got it all in tomorrow. sunday, niners in atlanta. raiders hosting the texans, and the giants and padres, we'll have that for you. giants need a win and they're in, or need help from the braves and the padres. a lot to get into right now. >> alan: hope for the best.
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that's it for us. thanks for watching.
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meet the real meg whitman: serving on the board of goldman sachs, whitman was caught reaping millions from insider stock deals. after ebay shareholders sued and a judge cited the obvious conflict of interest she was forced to pay the money back. what kind of person would be involved in deals a fellow republican congressman called corrupt? and in her last year at ebay, whitman paid herself $120 million right before the company laid off 10% of it's workers. we're choosing a governor, shouldn't character matter?
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