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so ask a neighbor about state farm. then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm, or go online. >> alan: a set operation we have one waiting nine years for. the san francisco giants are headed to the world series. good evening, the city erupted into cheers tonight after a strikeout put the giants in the world series. the kind of torture that hurts so good. let's go straight to shu. a lot of fingernails missing, including my own. >> mike: i'm still sweating. the corks have been popped. the giants headed to the world series for the first time since
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2002. buster posey, to third. the throw to first is off the mark. huff scores. game tight at 2. it poo woo stay -- would stay that way until the eighth. in the ninth two on for the phillies. brian wilson freezes ryan howard to end it. the giants in the world series for the first time since 2002. >> not one guy that carries this club. takes the whole team every night, and we found a way to do it, and sanchez struggled tonight, and the bull pen saved us, and that's the way it's been all year for us. >> mike: game one of the world series is wednesday in san francisco. first pitch around 4:30. and here's the nfc information
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-- the national league championship series t-shirt. acknowledge thank you, shu. even a steady rain couldn't dampen the celebrations. tomas ha reason -- >> reporter: they've been clogging the streets. things are quieter now, but earlier there were a lot of people here, and there's still a strong police presence here. just after the game ended, at&t park became madness for the hundreds of fans watching in bars and homes all over san francisco, and they all converged here a couple of hours ago. the crowd started to gather right after the giants cinched the pennant. hundreds of fans con -- converged on the store at at&t
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to buy t-shirts. the police came in to try to control traffic, but they couldn't control the enthusiasm of the crowds, so that was allowed to run free. >> celebrate world series. all over again. >> a crazy crowd. >> it's beautiful. my people right here! they're ready to have a good time. go giants! fear the beard. >> because of the volume of vehicles, we can't move the crowd until they have nothing to yell at. >> reporter: the traffic has been allowed to run free. but take a look at union street at the bar none. the bar none was packed shoulder-to-shoulder, and this is the reaction when the giants clinched the pennant. the place just went crazy. people were yelling for about half an hour. just couldn't get over the fact their giants are now national league pennant winners.
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we're back here at at&t park. there is still a police presence. we still have some crowds around the giants store. we can't see them but the store appears to still be open. people are still yelling and screaming and attempting to buy some giants memorabilia. so far the streets around at&t park are open, traffic is flowing. again, if you can avoid this area, please do so. there's still a strong police presence trying to control traffic in the area. reporting live in san san francisco. >> alan: season ticketholders have priority to get into the world series. if you're a fan trying to score a few tickets for game one, it's going to cost you a small fortunate. stub hub the market for major league tickets has them on sale from 450 to -- and on craigslist
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they range from 450 to $4,150. the victory party has been going on in the pouring rain. it's the season's first significant rainfall. 24 homes and businesses lost power this evening when this fallen tree pulled down utility lines. firefighters had to cut this tree into small pieces. and traffic moved briskly through the rain on highway 101 this afternoon. this area sometimes floods. we go to leigh glasser to see where the rain is tonight. >> leigh: you can see behind me on live doppler 7 hd the bands of moisture continue to feed in across the bay area. we had a little bit of a break earlier this afternoon, but that has since started to fill back in, and you can see some of the rain bands, the green just to the south of winsor now, heading
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towards santa rosa, petaluma, a little break, but you can see the darker bands feeding in. one a little to the west of the golden gate bridge, and all of this is moving from north to south and will continue to sweep across the bay area overnight tonight. tomorrow, storm number two will move across the bay area, bringing us heavier rainfall amounts and very gusty winds, advisories throughout the parts of the bay area. we'll look at that in a bit. >> alan: we would like to share and see how the rain is affecting you just send your video to you report. you can e e-mail the videos to us. the president returned the white house tonight 11 days until the mid-term elections. he closed out four grueling days of campaigning and fun daysing
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-- fundraising after stops in california, oregon, washington, and nevada. >> reporter: president obama wrapped up his longest campaign swing this season, five states in four days, at a rally in minneapolis. he urged democrats to vote for mark dayton who is in a close race for governor. >> mark date top has spent his life fighting for minnesota, and now i need all of you to fight for mark dayton. >> reporter: while the president is not on the ballot november 2nd, his agenda could be seriously crippled by republicans gaping control of the house and senate. >> i need you fired up. because in just ten days you have the chance, not just to set the direction of this state, but also help determine the direction of this country. >> reporter: voter discontent with the economy, unemployment, and home foreclosures have push the pendulum toward the rubbing
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-- republicans, but sarah palin cautioned voter. >> the momentum is with us. now is not the time to let up. now is the time to dig deep. now its when we work extremely hard. >> reporter: she is riding the tea party express across the country, telling voters they have to change the course. >> we have the greatest country in the world, and you all deserve much better than what you're get out of washington. will you be there for america? >> alan: in san jose, city councilman is facing an investigation after off-duty police and firefighters claim he illegally removed campaign signs. the "no on measure b" posted this video showing the councilman taking signs.
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if passed, measure v would limit the raises firefighters and police officers could gain through negotiation. he claims he removed the signs from public property. measure v opponents insist he illegally took them off private property. one more election note. the candidates for superintendent of public instruction took part in a debate sponsored by abc-7, the san jose mercury nose, and the silicon valley leadership group. watch it tomorrow at 11:00 a.m. oakland dock workers recall in support of oscar grant and shut down the port of oakland. the government of iran announces a trial date for the two american hikers detained in iran, and anita hill says she
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>> closed captioning brought to >> closed captioning brought to >> alan: the two uc berkeley grads held in iran have a trial date. iran's official news agency reported that they will appear before the revolution court on november 6th. they, along were arrested along the iran-iraq border. she was released in september. a report suggests they iraqis crossed into iran to arrest the hikers. >> the former bart police officer who killed grant is scheduled to be sentenced in less than two weeks, and union
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members who work at the port say it's important for them take action. more now from lisa amin gulezian. [chanting] >> reporter: anger, voices and messages, filled the space in front of city hall. a rally for oscar grant, held a days before the b.a.r.t. police officer will be sentenced for grant's death. >> we feel a special connection to oscar grant and other victims of police brutality. >> members of self -- several unions, including the long shore union, they're responsible for loading and offloading car go ships. >> it has a huge deal for us to shut down the port of oakland. >> only one ship came in and a
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spokesperson says bins wasn't disrupted. they hope this rally will have an impact, especially on the judge. >> you know, we were -- johannes mehserle is going home on probation. that's what this rally is about. no one wants to see that. >> grant's family and friends a want mehserle to serve a men of 14 years. grant's family will read this letter in the courtroom before sentencing. >> oscar deserves justice. he shouldn't have been shot. he shouldn't have died january 1st, 2001. -- 2009. his life and experiences were robbed from him. >> the pleas may reach a los angeles courtroom which what his attorney doesn't want to happen. >> the judge some grant him probation, release him
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immediately and reunite with his family. that it will be an unpopular decision. >> there was a huge police presence. officers were all around the plaza, and many more stationed on adjacent streets, so there are were no incidents and no arrests. >> alan: an ex-girlfriend of justice tom tom thomas says he was obsessed perspective pornography when they dated. mckuhn is a retired prosecutor, law professor, and administrative law june. earlier this week, mark matthews broke the story how thomas' current life demanded an apology from anita hill in a voice mail. anita hill said they often talk about pornography when she work for him in the 1980s.
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she is currently working on a memoir. all right. on to leigh glaser. they're dancing and singing in the rain. >> leigh: they certainly are, and even more wet weather is expected as we head into sunday. here's a live look from the high definition rooftop cam in san francisco. everybody is out there celebrating like mad. they're doing so with some wet sky and pavement overhead, and you can see the bands of moisture continuing to feed in. we actually had one system move the east of us. we had also break earlier in the evening, and now storm number two the moisture ahead of it starting to spill in towards the bay area. this system has been very mild. you should see the current readings. 60 in fremont. concord 6. here's the highlights.
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periods of rain, heavier rain expected on sunday, and then we get a little clearing monday afternoon, tuesday, and wednesday. here's the next storm system already starting to push moisture in our direction. very strong area of low pressure. a lot of moisture associated with this. this is what is going to bring us periods of heavy rain, and you can see from the animation, overnight, the rain bands continue to filter in. at it going to be tomorrow morning, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, when the front gets very close to the bay area, and that's when the heavy rain starts to move across the bay area. and will push south, and then some clearing tomorrow night. now, the wind will pick up overnight. a wind advisory is up over the bay area.
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and gusts close to 30 to 45 miles-per-hour, mainly in the higher elevation, and the rainfall, north bay, definitely a bull's eye, two to four inches there, and look for maybe a half an inch to an inch and a half. a real soaker headed to the bay area. and the high winter storm warning above the 7500-foot level. very strong winds expected there, and periods of heavy rain. for the bay area tomorrow, temperatures much like today, mid-to-upper 50s. maybe a few mid-to-low 60s. out towards antioch and livermore. definitely count on periods of heavy rain, especially as the front moves through. morgan hills tomorrow, 54. the accuweather seven-day forecast, showers monday morning, and then turn it off for at least a couple of days. wednesday, when the giants may, we're going be okay.
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it will be thursday and friday when another system moves in, so part of the series may be also damp. >> alan: we'll find out butt it -- but it will be good. -- but it will be good. another night of torture
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you know it's bad when the press asks if you'd take a lie detector test. meg whitman didn't tell the truth about not voting or about how long she lived in california. she got caught in insider deals at goldman sachs. she changed her story about physically abusing an employee. she campaigned as tough as nails on immigration knowing her housekeeper of 9 years was undocumented. her tv ads have been condemned as false and misleading. and even her hometown newspaper said meg whitman has demonstrated "a loose relationship with the truth"
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>> two men on. a long high ball. willie mays makes one of the greatest clutch catches in baseball history. >> alan: the great willy mays in
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the 1954 world series. the new york giants led the series in four games. they moved to sap perhaps -- san francisco in 1958. and can they bring become the glory? >> mike: we hope so. the giant found a way to win, and they're going to the world series. an electric atmosphere in philadelphia for game six. utley to right. powe o'l.a. coe -- polanco scores. then huff back up the middle. sanchez scores. victorino guns the runner down at the plate. next batter, buster posey, a chopper into third. huff scores, game tied at 2. stayed that way until the eighth. uribe driving one deep to right. see ya. gives the giants the 3-2 lead. then in the ninth, two on for
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the phillies. brian wilson freezes ryan howard to ended. the giant headed to the world series to face texas. >> not really. hat trouble early on but he has been like that all year long. one of the biggest reasons we're here. our bull pen stepped it up. >> we fought, we scratched and fought, and i don't know how we did it, about we did it. obviously with two starters coming in like that, what these guys needed to do. >> mike: total team effort. >> mike: total team effort. we'll take a break from
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i'm among 30,000 employees who used to work for hp. i was supposed to retire there. carly fiorina changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >> mike: a little college football. the stanford hosting the washington state cougars. first quarter, stanford up 3-0.
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luck shakes off the pressure. seven-yard hookup. 7-0 cardinals. after the cougars cut it to three. 17-7 stanford. much of the same in the third. watch this great leaping grab. 17-yard on the play. stanford wins 38-28. rich harbaugh wasn't that happy. >> some of our fans didn't bother coming to the game today. what they expected they don't always know. this was a good football team we played. some things we have to address. and get better at. really comes down to just some guys just not doing what they were supposed to be doing, and at times looked aappropriation. >> mike: cal hosting asu. a little vereen shuffle and fines the end zone. good day for the bears.
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allen, four yard touchdown, 16-3 cal. next possession, play action to jones who got behind the defense. great adjustment here on the catch. 26-3 cal at the half. special teams firing on all cylinders, the punt is blocked. cal wins it 50-17. they improve to 4-#, -- 4-3, and they sent a message. >> nothing but negative all week long. the only ones that believed were in the locker room. >> people questioning he team's heart and that's the biggest criticism you can have. >> mike: bug dolls -- bull dogs and a little razzle dazzle. evans walks in. 43-yard touchdown, the bulldogs too much for sparty, 33-18 your final. the sharks staying limber in
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edmonton. a little joe pavelski puts in his own rebound. ed -- edmonton winning. giants and texas in the world series wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at that at at&t park. we have the national league championship t-shirt right there you're front texas. >> alan: i'm a convert. don't try to out me. >> mike: have to pull for the giants. >> alan: go giants. good
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