tv ABC 7 News at 6PM ABC October 26, 2010 5:00pm-6:00pm PST
>> it's terrific for business. terrific for the city. and today, the weather cooperated nicely z a lot of texas ranger fans under town now. they're ready for baseball. the weather beautiful. and they're what? >> they're not. >> with those texas twang, ranger fans are here, ready to play ball. these two bought tickets yesterday, they're ready for the world series. >> and this is just may not happen again. and you know... we've been fed up 40 years. so... pretty exciting. >> got a tour and a fan showed us 800 in tickets. >> this is and will be great. >> ranger fans were taking in
all the city has to offer. fans are spending the city is gladly taking in. >> thousands of reporters and visitors. and there is sponsors and as well as texas fans. >> the revenue stream is not only for the world series, october is a busy month for conventions in the city. this week, 4,000 officials are here. >> the restaurants and pub skpsz transportation companies, are getting a piece for the action. and great for economic recovery. >> close to 60,000 people are expected to be on hand for the first pitch on wednesday for our texas ranger fan and are finding out good baseball, and welcoming fans as well.
>> i appreciate that. and the giants goring to win. and as lock as you're here, that is a good time. >> the mayor made a little wager, the losing team's mayor will perform a day of public service in the winning team's town. and sales are 1600 tickets less, prices from $489 to as much as $10,000. putting you behind home plate at the expensive tickets so far to sell have been for $6,000 and the giants tonight, 10:00 will be having a fire works presentation in golden gate park, just wanted to let you know in case you heard noise that is where it's coming from. it's all about the world series, guy autos it is all about the world series. >> yes and thank you so much.
let's get to larry we'll beal now. it's media day. >> how are you doing? yeah. you caught us in a good day. giants are working out and mike fontenot is back into the cage. cody ross just wrapped up. ' major league baseball taking a painl from nfl holding a immediate ra day making players from rangers and giants available to the press. i guess i'd call this organized mayhem because the way they crammed everybody in. and we had workers preparing bases for game one tomorrow night. there is pat burl gone from the baseball scrap heap to center stage. >> this is incredible.
how could you sit at home and be relieved? and think, just five months later you're going to do this. i'm just trying to enjoy it. it's been a great time for me. and interest there is a great opportunity for me to ply in a place i grew up watching. >> this is a home coming for benji molina of sorts. benji insists there are no hard feelings when i talked with him today, he seemed to be getting worked up just reverencing the trade and was upset with giants gm. >> now that i find out that fabian said i was going to be traded this year, but it worked out fine.
it's my reward, i guess. for efforts i made. and for helping the ranger autos benji wants a ring as a ranger. we'll hear from game one starters. and that is later on in this newscast. dan, cheryl, back to you. >> thank you. we'll see new a little bit. >> there is still some of what we've received on our you reports site. these are from redwood parents nursery school. >> that 7-year-old is in the spirit. >> and so is shannon, who made this shirt. >> pretty good. >> and ryan from livermore shows people must fear the beard. >> i hope you can ghaet off.
and show us how you've been celebrating giants. and you report it at kgo-tv.com. a turn of events in california u.s. senate race. republican karly fee rena has been hospitalized, surviving a bout with breast cancer last year, but today came down with an infection. and fiorina admitted to the hospital for treatment with antibiotics. her campaign saying quote, shis up beat and her doctors expect her to make a quick, full reyou coverry and be on the trail soon. democrat barbara boxer's campaign issued this statement we wish her a speedy coverry hope she's able to return to her normal schedule soon. boxer attending a town hall meeting today there. has within no let nupt schedule, neither side backed away from the television ad
campaigns. >> we turn now to governor's race and two candidates sitting face-to-face in southern california. meg whitman gets booed and jerry brown, cheered. meg whitman is on the stage with matt lauer and arnold schwartzeneggar. the question came from matt lauer. >> one week left. would either f of you or both of you be willing to make a pledge that you'd enld the negativity? >> it was clear what the audience wanted the answer to be. jerry brown answered first. >> if meg wanted to do that, i'll be glad to do that. we can start a discussion and i'm sure we can work something out. >> meg whitman took a shot. >> things i have been called in this campaign is not fair to voters of california. it isn't right thing to do. >> and had it ended there she would have been in better shape. lauer asked again. >> i'll give you 24 hours.
i knee wheels of a campaign don't stop overnight. >> let's be clear f she states her negative ads, i'll take mine off. we do it together. >> that is what i'm asking. >> no problem. i pledge that right now. >> whitman saying she'll take down any personal attacks. >> but i don't think we can take down the ads that talk about where governor brown stands on the issues. i just think it's not the right thing to do. >> they seem to be asking for more. >> sensing that, brown raised the a bet. >> i got one nice ad. you have a very nice ad. you're looking into the camera. good ad by the way. put both on. let the other ones go off. i'll agree to that right now. >> whitman would not agree. >> i just think it's important for people to understand what track record was in oakland wharkts track record was as
governor. >> the audience reaction got worse when she went on at tack. >> jerry brown in many ways left this state in worse shape than he did when he inherited it. let me tell you. >> she kept going. so did the cat calls. >> i think meg whitman stepped into it. i don't understand why she didn't choose to say i'll do it if he does it. >> he says for whitman it was a lost opportunity. >> and not something she needs when she's down from 8% to 13 points. >> whitman is at a womens' conference, the only woman owe on the stage. the audience almost entirely women, they're booing her. it was not a good day for meg whitman. >> sentencing the former bart police officer johannes mezer
sli almost two week as way. today, attorneys on both sides made their cases for why they think mehserle should go to prison, or get probation. >> justice will not be served if officer mehserle is sentenced to probation. he says the defense shows a lack of remorse and that prison should be the only punishment. punishment, stein wrote for unlawful taking of a human life before attempt to cover up criminal conduct by testifying under oath that the shooting was result of taser confusion. i feel mr. mehserle tried to get away with this. >> oscar grant's family attorney says mehserle should be ineligible for probation. >> he's already been given a break with a lesser sentence. >> probation is what
mehserle's attorney says his client should get. the attorney included letters of support from mehserle saying he was a victim of poor police training. he'd been in custody more than four months, lost his career, and he's revile bid a community. reigns wrote his release would promote rehabilitation, permi permitting him, sup supporting his family, by working hard talking about the mistake, to do whatever he can to makeup for the tragic error. abc 7's legal analyst says it's unlikely mehserle will get a 14 year sentence. a real possibility twob place mehserle on probation, as a condition of probation to sentence him to april period in county jail. >> mehserle remains in custody in los angeles jail. he will be sentenced in la larks november 5th. >> and there is more still to
come tonight. first, a new list of demands and a pledge of debtor security. a nurse was killed by a violent inmate. >> new concerns tonight about pg&e pipeline. why local officials not satisfied with a plan to make them safer. >> i'm nannette miranda. is it time for california to rethink its moratorium on nuclear pou zbler a growing number may be changing their minds for the sake of global warming. >> frost before the world >> frost before the world series begins?
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. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for different results. i've built businesses. i've built a business. met the payroll. met a payroll. i enter this office beholden to no one except you. i will owe my office to no one but you. i don't owe anyone anything. i don't owe anyone anything. what's the worst that can happen?
what's the worst thing that can happen? state budget cuts are crippling my classroom, so i can't believe the sacramento politicians cut a backroom deal that will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax give-away, a new handout that can only mean larger class sizes and even more teacher layoffs. but passing prop 24 can change all that. prop 24 repeals the unfair corporate give-away and puts our priorities first. vote yes on prop 24, because it's time to give our schools a break, not the big corporations. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld.
we've learned today the sprinkler system was turned off at least part of the time that a fire raced through a mall last thursday. roseville officials are not saying when they were shut off or why. investigators say someone may have started a fire after barricading himself in the roseville galleria mall. >> napa state hospital trying to call workers into territory tonight. a patient appeared in court on murder charges. is he accuse hd in the death of a technician on saturday night. >> based on the many, many e mails or calls we've received since the murder and calls from doctors, nurses it's
obvious the staff who works with a criminally insane here at the hospital go to work dur fearing for their safety. officials held a meeting and saying no questions were allowed. workers were told police would be moved to beef up security in the forensics section and this is where technician donna gross was killed saturday night. in the courtyard of the forensics unit. the judge had been charged with murder april yeerg for arraignment today at the court house, he's a mentally ill patient with a rap sheet including attempted homicide. fdiu, which represents the nurses says lack of security has been a long time issue here.
rosa sanchez desoto is a union shop steward saying it became a bigger problem when the hiring freeze went into affect at the hospital. >> there is less staff. to help on the unit. and also, they call in. >> hospital staff in the forensics with an alarm butter. alarms only work inside of the building. and not outside on the ground where gross was murdered. fdui wants the hospital to address concerns. >> police present inside of the area. and to be able to work on the ground. and not just on the units. >> nurses tell us police response time is too slow. and no officers are stationed
in in the forensics building. the skrik technician union wants to change that immediately. >> i think we need what' call a grounds presence. someone out there consistently to walk through to take a look at the situation going on out there. >> in about an hour, two unions will hold a vigil here to mourn the death of donna gross. the hospital says it cannot talk about the case because of confidentiality issues. the state department of health has yet to answer questions regarding security but says it's working on it. >> thank you very much. >> human bones that may date back to 18 60s have been discovered aat san francisco fort mason, unearthed yesterday during work to remove lead-painted paint from a historic building and not far from where a government
hospital stood. archaeologists say they probably dumped in a pit. they will be preserved and the project is now on hold until an investigation is finished. >> spencer is here with an accu-weather forecast. one question, what is it going to be like tomorrow? >> here on the eve of the series things are nice, calm and mild. should be the same tomorrow. and looking forward to the game. looking forward to the weather for game one. >> yes. we are. >> there is a live view right now. looking at sun that is setting. there is a golden hues. take a look at current temperature readings, 59 degrees in san francisco. 66 across the bay in oakland. and 60s inland areas and 50s around the bay. cold, and frosty in the north bay valleys tonight. and sunny, mild tomorrow. and there is showers possible
thursday, and doesn't look like they've worked down to at and t park. and there is an advisory in effect from 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. there is frost possible and it's going to be chili. lows down to 34 degrees, napa, 35. and cloverdale, 39. and there is low to mid-40s and so make no doubt bit. chilly to cold. high pressure still back to weather, jet stream flowing north there. is a disturbance working into our direction. giving us a bit of a close call for rainfall on thursday. and there could be light rain developing into thursday morning. and let's start at 5:00 thursday afternoon, shower activity could have pushed
into the north bay and you can see going up until 9:00 you can see almost no change in the movement. looks like goitsing to stall or fall apart. it n.that case it will be dry for game two thursday. and if this holds together, looks like they won't amount to very much. and there is a system to produce little, if any shower activity. if it does happen, it will be probably confined. and there is highs tomorrow, wednesday, sunny skies into the south bay. high temperatures ranging up into san jose and weem see mainly upper 60s on the peninsula. low 06s on the coast. there is 66 degrees downtown. and 69 in calistoga. and we'll see mid to upper 60s
in castro valley and fremont. there is upper 60s to low 70s. there is upper 60s in monterey. and there is the accu-weather forecast, and as we head a look towards weekend, showers developing again friday into saturday. and into sunday morning, tapering off giving way to dry conditions for trick or treaters sunday afternoon and evening. >> thank you. >> and we have more ahead. still tonight, ground breaking for a new state of the art for a new state of the art hospital in san francisco
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.
concern s began in 2007. when bmw owners reported sudden and random power loss in various models. bmw claimed they not pose a safety right after this skpk refused to take action. despite lawsuits, bmw refused to take amount until abc news began questioning auto maker last week. >> california has been rethinking nuclear power, plants generated a lot of controversy. our correspondent reports why lawmakers are talking about the nuclear options. >> and there are global warming laws in green house gas emissions since coal-fired power plants pollute too much, it may be time to consider another owe option.
nuclear power. >> there are people out there suggesting and only way we can achieve the goal is to have nuclear energy play a part of the future, we shouldn't take it off the table. >> the state has two nuclear power plants. which generate 50% of the energy port polio. california with k.not move ahead it lifts its moratorium. >> this might entertain changing the requirement. >> a committee began examining pros and cons of getting rid of the ban in order tochl pand nuclear power, noted experts testified how much power is safer these days and that renewable sources won't be able to keep wupt population growth, and reduce emission autos nuclear-again rated electricity to make a contribute togs goal because it's cost effective compared to most other autos but there
is issue of waste and what to do with it. state's plants store it on site in air tight containers. environmentalists still worry about risks, given some high profile accidents in california and the price tag that come was building another plant. >> there is power sources before looking at reviving the dinosaur of the nuclear power plant. >> still coming up tonight, the san bruno pipeline y officials are not satisfied with the new pg&e plan to make our neighborhood safer. >> a double disaster tonight. a 10 foot tsunami wiping out hundreds of home autos also a bay area congressional race being watched around the country tonight. the two candidates and issues the two candidates and issues that divide thhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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?
"abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education, harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. he's a moderate, endorsed by the stockton record, the independent, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message.
pg&e came under fire today from politicians as we first told you last night, utility release aid report on what it's doing to prevent another san bruno type explosion. showing pg&e is working to make repairs there are unanswered questions. congress woman jackie spear and 10 mayors met with pg&e's vice president of gas engineering and operations. they had questions about pg&e system wide assessment ordered by cpuc and filed last night. >> this is probably a disturb thing is the fact that the system in san mateo county is unpickable. >> spears says pg&e cannot test the county pipe integrity with the reliable system because of varying pipe sizes. and spears says she's upset
the report appears to dismiss the value of automatic or remote controlled valves. and of this is because damage and injury happened in the next few dekds i'm sure the mayor would despite that. >> pg&e says it's looking into putting valves in 300 location autos we discussed edition of numerous valves in the system. >> and focusing on where the line continues through south san francisco. and that is a segment on and off the risk for five years. saying the scheduled 2013 replacement date is unacceptable. >> and i want to know, because it runs through every residential community in the city z in front of south san
francisco high school. >> they asked pg&e to come back tochl plain assessments. >> we'll have four different evaluations on the same section of the pipe. >> spear, pg&e and ntsb are holding a town hall on friday. >> police are investigating a shooting today that left a man dead and another wounded. witnesses told police one or two suspects opened fire on the two men who are standing on sacramento street. investigators don't know the motives but are looking into the possibility this may have evolved from a dispute in a nearby barber shop. it's unusual, police say it took place early in the day and in front of several witness autos two major natural disasters causing chaos in indonesia tonight. first a tsunami yesterday off
the coast of the sumatra, enough to wash hundreds of homes into the sea. 100 people have died and dozens more missing tonight. this is a general area hit at 2004. it's more than 200,000 people killed. and at the same time, 800 miles away, at least 18 people have died in the aeruption of the most-volatile volcano. thousands have been evacuated. a farmer says it erupted with a roar lasting 15 minutes. >> there is money scope head lines leading online travel sites gang up on google asking the government to black the accusation of a software used for searching airlines fares. and home values are weakening and prices in 15 of the top 20 areas fell in august. and the number of home
[ male announcer ] with jerry brown, it's just one dishonest smear after another. and another. just a dishonest politician, trying to hide his record of failure. the real brown plan? more spending on out-of-control state pensions. more favors for the big teachers union, blocking education reform. more job-killing taxes and regulations. more of the same old failure from sacramento. job killer jerry brown. always more taxes, more spending, and more lost jobs.
carved his niche as people's congressman. nearly every weekend, flying from washington, d.c. to his home in the 11th district reaching out to a constituent in a way that is more personal. >> from what i want to do be here for the district and make sure i'm available. and that i act on what they tell me. >> and now, david harmer seeing himself as a voice of the people. >> you don't have to look far to seat country is on the wrong track f you're fed up, it's time to go for a challenger. >> and there is he voted for the president's stimulus package. >> we need owe understand what is going to be helpful for the economy. and make sure we can give tax
breaks to businesses so we can prosper and have the right environments. >> so he worse worked for jp morgan chase, he believes the bailouts were huge mistakes. >> president reagan told fuss we twoobt see the economy boom we need to have low taxes, cost-effective regulations and then get the federal government out of the way and let the entrepreneur yil spirit for the american penal take over, and it will. >> on health care, he voted for p supports the obama package. >> health care when you need it is a very personal issue. if your child has cancer and have you to lose your job, that is personal. >> harmer would repeel what you calls obama care and encourage national competition. >> we zront a national market. we've got 50 state markets and
congress could with a bill, could open the health insurance market to national competition. >> as for wars in iraq and afghanistan, he believes the country is on the right path. >> i can see progress we're making. afghanistan is a difficult war and difficult environment. we need to look at policies in place and evaluate them. >> and i think we admit we're not going to turn it into a version of us. we don't try. it's futile. we do believe there is a force there to ensure hospital yil almosts can't use it as a base for terrorist operations. >> one thing most men can agree on, they know few tours rest in the hands of undecided voters in a race polls show is too close to call. abc 7 news. >> and another note. we have candidate statements and analysis of the
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. state budget cuts are crippling my classroom, so i can't believe the sacramento politicians cut a backroom deal that will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax give-away, a new handout that can only mean larger class sizes and even more teacher layoffs. but passing prop 24 can change all that. prop 24 repeals the unfair corporate give-away
and puts our priorities first. vote yes on prop 24, because it's time to give our schools a break, not the big corporations. mpty nes new us? woman: who are we? chic, modern, daring dinner-party hosts. that sounds dangerous, maybe we're more the traditional sunday brunch set? i'll expect slippers and a cocktail to be ready when i get home from work. point taken. how about... peaceful, quiet cottage in the country folk? now that's us. spend over 2500 dollars on a new kitchen and save 40 percent on custom countertops until november 28th at ikea.
three new hospitals for wirjs children and cancer patients about to rise in the mission bay. they will be a part of ucsf. and as wayne freedman reports they'll be state of the art hospitals built with a state of the art design plan. this morning, it did not look like a construction site. not with the university of california teamsters and workers picketing outside for raises. and this is a festive form malt that used to be a driving
range. >> this will not begin until december. in three dimensions people have been building them and these trailers for more than a year. >> i'm working on modeling dry wall. >> mat and everyone else worked through the festivities. the hospital project will cost $1.5 billion. money from donations, bonldz, reserves and loans. it figures to save on costs with modeling. everyone in this room working the future building on their computers. >> there is a is a guy with a tape measure and layout studs and walls. that is an intensive process. >> in this case, ucsf built six mock ups from birthing
rooms to intensive care. they want to see what might interfere with what, or when, or not. >> this is to make sure there are not big mistakes. >> and let's go back to talk baseball. >> there is baseball weather today, too bad we didn't have a game today, temperatures mice and mild. upper 60s and here is a time lapse view of the setting sun. there is a beautiful sky again, tomorrow. at and t park, game time. and will be partly cloudy at the start of the game. temperatures dropping into upper 50s as the game goes on, giants, rangers going to be a great game, and a great night. here is the accu-weather forecast there. is a chance of showers mainly
well, let me tell you my story. my husband and i came here as newlyweds. we raised our family here and the california dream came true for me in ways i could never have imagined. now i'm running for governor to restore the california dream for everyone. i'm not a career politician or a hollywood star. i'm from silicon valley, where i created thousands of jobs at ebay. as governor, i'll do something that's been missing from california politics for far too long. i'll treat you like grownups, tell it to you straight, and offer a practical plan forward. these are scary times and i know that cleaning up sacramento won't be easy. our problems are tough, but so am i. if you want more of the same from sacramento, then vote for my opponent. but if you want to get california moving again, i'm ready. are you?
join me tonight at 9:00 coming up then, david versus goliath a small school goes up against giants for a world cup in student sailing. and uc berkeley athlete whose road trip video has gotten apple's attention. >> and there is larry beil out at giants ballpark. >> world series is almost upon us. >> there is both teams completing their workout as you can see behind me. they're just dragging the batting cage away. so there is one moment struck me from media day. talking to cody ross, the nlcs,
mvp. he cannot stop smiling. he was beaming all afternoon. and this is just, ran out of adjectives, giants going to go with their aids and it's another match up. and remember, timmy pitched to three batters, and giants toyed with the idea of maybe moving matt cane up but decided to go with their best. and he says it's what you dream about. >> this is ef one wants that with a game winning home run. i don't think i'm going to be doing that. and this is a once in a lifetime kind of a thing.
and there is the right tools, we're here now. >> there is a classic here. four more wins, you can taste that final victory. >> tim lincecum is going to have to be at his best. you take a look at the numbers cliff lee posted they're fla flat-out frightening there. is a 3-0 record. and interest there is 0.7 earned run average. and lee talked about the strength of the giants. >> i think they're dangerous. when you've got lincecum, and the way sanchez has been
pitching and you're limited to runs so you can give up. and because of that, they're really close games. >> and there is a the season with the giants and it's a deal that worked out well for both sides. ate loued buster posey to emerge from san francisco. and benji said he never expected a trade. >> that is because i gave my heart to that team. and that is out of respect. it's all right. i'll take it. i've always been a pro. >> and there is game one start agent tomorrow night. standing room only tickets going online
for $400 or $500. if you're a fan you might not have realized nba season will start. and tonight, lebron james made a debut for miami heat taking on boston celtics. and there is miami scored only nine points in the first quarter. nine, a total of nine points. and there is miami trailing 73-64 in the 4th. sad news. paul the octopus passed away. the world cup psychic octopus, and he was two and a half years old. i'm told there is a pairo keat
in singapore and a parrot in germany making predictions. >> thank you. >> that is this edition of abc 7 news. >> thanks for david harmer wrote an education plan titled "abolish the public schools." he even called our schools "insidious" and "socialism." as families struggle to raise their kids, to provide a good education,
harmer bragged, "we can design a plan to dismantle them." david harmer is just too radical. we need jerry mcnerney. protecting local schools from devastating cuts. he's a moderate, endorsed by the stockton record, the independent, and our local teachers. i'm jerry mcnerney, and i approved this message. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@x our kids can't afford another four years of crippling cuts to public schools. class sizes are too big, and all the standardized testing just isn't working. so classroom teachers looked closely at the plans
of both candidates for governor. and we're supporting jerry brown. brown's plan focuses on a well-rounded education... with history, science, and the arts as well as english and math. schools where teachers and parents work together. and that's why we urge you to vote for jerry brown, a leader we can trust to make our public schools a priority again. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants-- a corporate lawyer originally from leawood, kansas... a trade magazine reporter and editor originally from floral park, new york... and our returning champion-- a farmers' market coordinator from pflugerville, texas... whose 1-day cash winnings total...
IN COLLECTIONSKGO (ABC) Television Archive Television Archive News Search Service
Uploaded by TV Archive on