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there's one, there's two, and the padres are very much alive. >> oh, boy. san francisco giants fans were silenced at the ballpark today. the playoffs are still at least one game away after today's loss. good evening, i'm diane dwyer. it's been seven long years since the giants went to the postseason. fans who expected a win today are not only disappointed but also very anxious. we have team coverage of the push for the playoffs. bob rudell is at at&t park. we want to know how the pressure is mounting for these giants
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players as they get ready for tomorrow. >> not much of a surprise here. they don't do things the easy way, that's why everyone likes to joke about the term torture. this is how they've been doing it, so for lack of a better term, is tortuous, the giants will have a chance again. these last 48 hours will be pretty miserable. to show you what happened here in front of the screaming fans, we say hello to steve perry, the former journey front man trying to get the crowd going. bases loaded walk -- back-to-back bases loaded walk in the top of the first inning. before you know it, the padres had a 1-0 lead. bottom of the sixth inning. buster pozzi with the called strike three with two men on. the call was questionable. bruce bocce comes out so argue
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it. he was ejected from the game. it's been that kind of weekend so far for the giants. bottom line, they lose to the padres for the second straight day. 4-2 is your final. let's take you inside, needls to say a disappointing clubhouse. here is zito. >> you know, coming into the series we knew we had to take one. now it's come down to the last game, and, you know, unfortunately, i couldn't put it away today. >> i've gone through some ups and downs. i mean, we've been battling all year, and we just have to come out and get the job done tomorrow. >> so here it is, the giants still have a chance tomorrow to get into the playoffs, they also have a chance on monday to get into the playoffs. in theory, there's an outside chance to get into the playoffs on tuesday. that's the up side ppt downside, this team is feeling the
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pressure. >> i was out there on friday, i think i need to go back out on sunday as the good luck charm to make this thing happen. >> if you're a giants fan, whatever superstitions you have, whatever works. >> it was such an easy game, and then it's been challenging since thursday. >> thursday. >> now i'm messing the whole thing up, i can't even keep track. >> thank you, raj. let's bring in bob rudell now. what's the mood out there for the fans? i can kind of guess, probably? >> yeah, it's probably not hard to figure out. good evening to you, diane. one man had a sign at the game that seems to sum up the experience of last night and this afternoon for giants fans, and now one word on that sign was torture. and when you're witnessing torture from the stands, this is the official pose, folded arms, stone face wondering what happened from -- wasn't our team supposed to clinch the title
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last night, weren't we about to lose another game to the padres? it seemed like that was going to do the trick, the giants scored another run, narrowing the padres lead to two. the padres seemed to dash that movement home by shutting down the giants with a disappointing play. >> this is a sad moment right now. we will win tomorrow, i guarantee it. i will bet money on it. >> that was a good game. we can't -- we'll get them tomorrow. >> are you confident? >> tomorrow. >> go giants. >> go giants. >> here's one fan willing to put their money where their mouth is. buying a t-shirt that has if the giants as the national league west title champions, that has not yet become reality, we're expecting another soldout crowd tomorrow, diane. the giants show there are possibly single seat tickets.
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we checked craigslist and stubhub. tickets are running anywhere from 75 to $500 for tomorrow's game. >> yeah, i'm not going down the $500 route there. >> i don't think so. our coverage is not over, laura is talking to more members of the team right now about the loss. she'll have more reaction coming newspaper about 20 minutes. you can also go to our website to find the latest on the team. if you still have questions about what scenarios will play out over the next several days, whether they win or lose, we have that information as well online, at nbc bay for the first time ever today, the republican and democratic candidates for governor held a debate. specifically for people who speak spanish here in california. the debate was broadcast on univision and the subject of meg whitman's illegal housekeeper was the prime topic. kimberly terry is here with more. >> reporter: the two candidates didn't waste much time getting right into the controversy,
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within the first 15 minutes of this debate. each started accusing their opponent of lies and deception. santione is an illegal immigrant who worked as a housekeeper for the whitmans for nine years. whitman says she fired santione in june 2009, immediately after being told she was in the country illegally. brown accused whitman of trying to shirk responsibility. she blames her opponent jerry brown for the mess, saying he is making santione a target for deportation. you. >> know what the real tragedy here is? nikki, after november 2nd, no one is going to be watching out for nikki diaz. you and your people put her out there at risk for deportation. you should be ashamed for sacrificing nikki diaz at the
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altar of your campaign. >> you can't be a leader unless you're willing to stand there and say, yeah, i made a mistake. you. >> saw it right there, vista bay was at times tense. there were moments when the two candidates turn add way from the audience, facing each other directly. a stark contrast to their first debate tuesday. in addition, the two candidates answered a lot of questions about education, illegal immigration reform, health care, and budget issues. there was one interesting question at the end of this debate. each candidate was asked to say which three qualities of their opponent would make them a good governor. brown went first saying whitman is smart, tough and has an interesting set of job experiences. whitman said brown cares about california, has a long career in politics and she said she likes his wife. kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, kimberly. nbc bay area will be hosting the final debate for governor on
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october 12th. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m., followed by the debate at 6:30, moderated by tom brokaw post analysis here at 7:30. we'll be streamlining the entire thing on still ahead at 5:00 -- >> we are one nation. thens of thousands of people rallied at the national mall today with an urgent message for democrats. 94 days and counting. state leaders say they've reached a deal on the budget stalemate, we'll have the latest. and what stunt takes more than 1500 superheroes to pull off. as we start the weekend, a lot of cloud cover out there, cooler conditions starting to come in for sunday. even rain in the sierras, i'll have your forecast coming up in a o i got this new job last week,e
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a european travel warning could come from the u.s. as soon as tomorrow. the state department is reportedly evaluating whether to tell americans to be cautious as they travel to europe because of new threats from al qaeda, officials did not reveal any specific information about targets at this point. a warning designation would be difficult for tourism and study abroad programs because of liability concerns. there are some reports out right now that have focused on london and paris as the primary concerns. tens of thousands of people turned out for the one nation rally in washington, d.c., today. >> one nation demanded jobs, justice and education. >> speakers included the reverend al sharpton and actor
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harry bellafonte, encouraged democrats to get out and vote next month. more than 400 organizations took part in the event. many were labor unions and civil rights groups. the rally was held in the same location as glenn beck's honor restoring rally five weeks ago. still to come at 5:00, hundreds of seniors took advantage of a new kind of drive through today. and it had nothing to do with food. what they received that could help save their lives. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. as ceo, she laid off 30,000 workers and shipped jobs to china. china. india. russia. poland. i know precisely why those jobs go. [ male announcer ] because fiorina shipped them there. to shanghai instead of san jose. bangalore instead of burbank.
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state lawmakers have finally reached a deal on the long overdue budget. the agreement does not include any new taxes, instead it relies on a combination of spending cuts and optimistic financial projections. reaction to the pact is about what you would expect as laetitia ordaz reports. >> it's about time. >> reporter: lawmakers announced they came up with a way to close a $19 billion deficit without raising taxes. >> we intend to vote a 2010-2011 budget finally next thursday. >> reporter: 94 days without a budget has been felt throughout california. >> state workers are on furlough because we don't have a budget. their ious are looming. >> details won't be revealed until wednesday. >> these are very difficult
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circumstances and difficult times, not a lot of celebrating. but we all stepped up. >> these are solutions, the governor's office says will no doubt be painful for many. >> we're down to horrible solutions, but the silver lining is going to be these reforms, to make sure we don't go through this next year. >> reporter: many voters are angry it's taken more than three months for the governor to reach an agreement. >> i cannot believe they are this late with the budget and they're supposed to be the running the corporation that is california. >> we rely on them to pass it on time. >> reporter: penny owns a day care in skraemtd for low income children. with no payment from the state of california since july 1st, funding is running out. >> we had layoffs we had to do over the summer. we reduced our staff by 50%, and it makes it difficult. >> reporter: the governor's spokesperson promises some relief. >> it's nice we got a final agreement. >> a deal is planned for thursday, the budget passes, it will be a record 99 days late.
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hundreds of san jose seniors received a flu shot today, all for free, and they didn't even have to leave their cars. caremore put on the flu shot drive through. the organizers say it's a big hit with patients. >> they actually liked it very much. they enjoyed it. they can just go in and out, and that's it. they don't really have to fall in line, they just have to fill out paperwork and they're pretty happy about it. >> getting protection against the flu is especially important for senior citizens. thousands of elderly people die each year from the flu. thousands of runners are heading to the bay area this weekend for the rock 'n' roll half marathon. more than 80 exhibits have been set up for them. the half marathon starts tomorrow at 8:00 in downtown san jose. it's estimated the event brings in about $16 million for the region. if you're going to drive through san jose. now you know it's going to be
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crowded and there's going to be detors for you around there. craig, you were hanging out. it actually turned out to be a nice day today? >> really nice. milpidas went to the walk and wag. >> we raised $133,000 for the humane society of the silicon valley. >> very nice. >> this is my sixth year with them already. we had a really good time. they have a new director out there. >> how did your dog do? >> he's my new dog, cooper, he did great. it's his first social outing. i left my other two dogs at home, diane. it was only one dog today. he did really well, so congratulations to everyone who went out there to raise money for the humane society. hope we'll see you next year as well. turned out to be a nice day as we were just talking about. we'll start out live in san francisco. look at all of the fog coming into the golden gate.
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windshield wipers are on. as we look at the next shot, this is from oakland looking back toward san francisco, quite a bit of fog out there, it's pretty thick, about 2,000 feet. it's going to be with us tonight and tomorrow. we even have some rain up to our north, and across the sierra nevadas. we are still sitting with some 70s in some of the warmer spots, even 80s close to concord and livermore. next shot, there is san jose, look at the clouds off in the distance. some of those clouds are predicting showers and thunderstorms closer to the sierra nevadas. the temperatures in san jose downtown, 75. 82 in livermore, concord at 83. napa 68 and look at santa rosa still sitting at 78. 56 degrees. go down the peninsula, a couple 60s, to mid-70s. oakland at 64. as we go through tomorrow, it's going to be cooler, this is what i was talking about. all those showers and thunderstorms, all the way up the spine of the tier getting
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quite a bit of showers and thunderstorms. you head up to yosemite, and all the way up into lake tahoe and reno. this is within the past hour, those showers and thunderstorms, the lightning strikes are all coming in pretty heavy, we have showers and thunderstorms here. we'll watch for that, closer to the north, close to mendocino county and lake county. santa rosa just to your north. as you head down south, most of that is toward monterrey. those lightning strikes popping up into the past ten minutes. if you're traveling up here tomorrow, can you expect more of this, and the main reason being is a little area of low pressure right in through here, the wraparound moisture is coming in around the backside of this. for tomorrow, expect that to stay right in place, we'll get a couple cooler days moving forward, and more showers and thunderstorms for this year. you may get a raindrop or two across the bay area tomorrow. then we have more cooling as we get into the middle part of the week. this storm is going to come in,
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especially into wednesday. cool and cloudy yet again, and we'll watch for a couple sprinkles around the bay area, nothing measurable. this morning, we had a couple reported sprinkles, and again we'll see that on wednesday. on tuesday, we'll warm up a bit. after that, look out, it's cool again. the giants game tomorrow, 105, windy, cool, cloudy, lower 60s, if you're headed out to the game, can you expect cooler conditions for the game tomorrow. as we continue through the afternoon hours, only 60 in san francisco. most of the day will be in the 50s, we'll get up to 50 degrees or so, and then drop down. 67 through freemont. low to mid-70s in the santa clara county. only looking at upper 60s to lower 70s. walnut creek, you're right in the mid-70s about, 75 to 77 degrees, only a couple 80s on the map, most of those well off into the central valley. here's the 7-day forecast. a little cooler tomorrow. and then next weekend we'll warm up. >> all right. >> we like next weekend. >> it looks okay.
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a little cooler, but you bring it back together. >> sure. let's go back out to raj mathai live at at&t park, where the fog is starting to roll in. a little pressure on those players tonight? >> yeah, and now here's the latest. it's all changing within the last 25 to 30 minutes. the giant koss qualify for the playoffs before tomorrow afternoon's game begins. we'l cploming up coming up next. and we'll take you back inside the clubhouse. [ male announcer ] sacramento and silicon valley
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are only one hundred thirty miles apart. they may as well be on different planets. 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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good evening, again, i'm raj mathai. we're live at at&t park, it's cleared out now, there's still late developing news in terms of the giants and their playoff chances. we start with barry zito, four years of frustration in a giants' uniform, had he the opportunity today to erase all the bitter memories he's had in san francisco. a golden opportunity, zito turns in one of the worst performances of his season. we had a huge crowd here, one of the hottest tickets in the last several years. since the barry bonds chase at at&t park. tickets were hot, tickets were expensive.
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the fans left disappointed for the second time in 24 hours. let's get to barry zito now in the first inning, was a disaster. back-to-back walks with the bases loaded. the padres had a 2-0 lead in the top of the 1st inning. barry zito was pulled in the fourth inning, allowed three earned runs. the giants were trailing 3-0. chris ray comes in for zito and gives up an rbi single to our old friend miguel tejada. in the seventh inning, bruce bocce comes out, arguing because and strikes. he got ejected. it was that kind of afternoon. the giants did make a great rally in the bottom of the ninth inning. like they've done so muany time this season, they get into a game-ending double play. the giants lose to the padres for the second time in the last 24 hours, 4-2 is your final. now, inside that giants clubhouse, a lot of things going on. they're disappointed, obviously, that they're losing these games,
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they're still quietly optimistic and excited they're likely going to be a playoff team. let's send it over to laura banke. >> reporter: the giants were able to brit tieing run to the plate late in the game. and for the second day in a row, they failed to deliver the big hit. after this one, the clubhouse a little quieter than it was last night. the players say they're still confident. >> i think we know what we have to do, and, you know, it's just -- it's the toughest time to say, you know, just go out there and have fun. but ultimately, when you do that, that's when things turn out well. and, you know, we have to find a way to have some fun tomorrow and enjoy the experience. >> everyone is upbeat. there was no negativity whatsoever. we're all in good spirits. we're excited, like i said, excited to come and play tomorrow. we're one up, one to go.
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how could you not be excited to be in this situation right now. >> one day you lose, one day you win. tomorrow we try to play hard every day. >> now, it all comes down to tomorrow as jonathan sanchez takes the mound. players believe he can get the job done. it will be the biggest start of his young career, his no hitter last season just happened to come against the padres, coming up at 6:00, we'll take a look ahead to game number 162. outside the giants clubhouse, laura banke, nbc bay area sports. >> it seems strange to say this now. really, baseball is phenomenal, the playoff drama is going to come down to the final day fp it's all been changing in the last 20 to 30 minutes. it all really depends on the giants for the braves. tomorrow morning at 9: 10:00 a.m., the braves host the phillies, if they lose that game the giants are in. before the giants even throw a pitch tomorrow afternoon at
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1:00, they'll know whether or not they're a playoff team. if the braves lose. the giants are guaranteed a playoff spot, either the wild card spot or the division title. jonathan sanchez pitching for the giants tomorrow. if the giants lose tomorrow, there will be another one-game playoff to determine the champions for the western division in san diego. did you get all that? we're going to quiz you later on tonight. >> no, i'm confused because we had the whole issue about the tuesday's game if the braves lost. that's all thrown out now. >> it's all thrown out. if the braves lose tomorrow morning, the giants are guaranteed a playoff spot. >> and a little less pressure on those giants playing tomorrow afternoon at that point. >> that's exactly right. we'll see you again at 6:00, with a lot more coverage. >> thank you, raj. super heroes made history in l.a. today. fortory for the guinness book of world records.
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