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trend. sam brock joins umore. >> reporter: the congregation wouldn't ordinarily have a service on a monday, but the rabbi said she had been receiving calls for people looking for a place to be. >> my people need to be comforted in their community and know they are not alone. i don't want anybody to be facing this in isolation. >> reporter: as she prepares tonight's service, rabbi to shi. >> even though this community, very few had direct connection with the people who wereshot, and feeling like they were family. and this is what they do for family. >> reporter: and families are grieving. >> jews are targeted.
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>> reporter: recently produced a report on anti semitic expression. >> we saw between 2016 and 201757% tracks closely with the numbers we saw in california. >> reporter: incidents continue to climb. >> when other faith communities and other groups stand up in solidarity with one another, this is how we drive out the division we see in society today. >> reporter: and today interfaith leaders, about 50 of them gathered for a conference that had been planned months ago, the topic, healing a broken world. here in california, hate crimes, the crimes themselves are up 27%
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year after year. >> a difficult time for a lot of people. thank you. our other top story could be a dangerous week in terms of fire season. this is a live look looking towards the hills. the wind will pick up tonight and that means a potential for fires. our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is here with us. >> we want to be clear who is under this warning. it is for hills 1,000 feet and above. if you live in those hills, you need to be on high alert. will see sustained winds up to 40 that will bring the threat here. a closer look again shows it is for santa rosa, napa, st. helena.
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including areas around concord, oakland, berkeley hills, pleasantville, and dublin. this next map is going to show something else that we follow. wind is a key thing and the second thing is humidity. you can see all this green here tonight. watch what happens as i advance. this you will see this red area surge in the east bay and the north bay. that humidity value is below 15%. the closer humidity gets the faster fire sparks. we'll talk more about what you can do, some tips and what is ahead in the forecast coming up at 5:19. the concern for many people in the north bay isn't just the fire, it is the power. mark matthews joins us in the
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hills above napa. >> reporter: not a breath of wind at this moment in the hills east of napa. and no plans from pg&e to cut the power like they did two weeks ago. >> people left. so the whole week was dead. >> reporter: the owner of asuza shoes told me there is not much to do when the town goes dark. >> who wants to stay for a day and not shop, not eat, not have power. >> reporter: the mayor of calistoga declined to go on camera. in a text he wrote, calistoga remains opens for business and always a great place to visit. calistoga resident told me she
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packed a suitcase. >> aspirin, change of clothes, the dog foods. >> i haven't heard it. i didn't feel it. >> reporter: in the town of napa, the owner of bar and grill looked up and said there is nothing to worry about. >> should not scare any tourist or visitors to come over here. >> reporter: we are continuing to check with pg&e and we will let you know if the utility does schedule any power outage. two weeks ago, they were good about getting the word out, it was getting the power back on that caused the trouble. >> mark, thank you, jeff will be back with us and tracking the winds this evening. he will be doing a facebook live later on. police say they know who she is. a woman accused of hitting and killing a cyclist. she may be trying to flee the
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country. an anonymous tip led investigators to her. this is the minivan involved when she hit the 73-year-old man. a family tragedy on the lagoon in the peninsula. a ski boat slammed into a kayak. damian, we hear the driver of the boat has been arrested? >> reporter: it happened not far from where we are standing. every home on the lagoon has a boat ramp. >> you can ski from way around over here. >> reporter: neighbors say it was your typical sunday on the lagoon. >> enjoying the views and
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watching the ski boat going up and down. >> reporter: the ski boat slammed into a 15-year-old kayaker and people dove in to help. >> in the water rescuing the boy. and he appeared to be unconscious and he was being held up with his head up out of the water. >> reporter: a second kayak was the victim's father. they brought him to caldwell's dock where paramedics worked on him. >> the driver of the boat was found to be under the influence of alcohol and arrested for driving the boat while under the influence of alcohol and causing injury. as well as reckless driving of the boat. >> reporter: he is 48-year-old of san mateo. the da will decide what official charges to file if any. >> the waters yesterday were as
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calm as they are right now. police will not release the identity of the 15-year-old or the name of his high school. we will have latest if more develops. damian trujillo jair. a worker fell into a grape picking machine. you can see that machine down below. this happened at the boekanon estates. a 15th bomb was intercepted today. meantime the florida man accused of sending thoseappeared in a f in miami today. cesar sayoc faces five felony charges.
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he had a list of more than 100 people he was targeting. today the u.s. government announced it is sending thousands of more troops to the border. that is on top of the 800 soldiers headed to texas right now. the troops will provide support to border patrol agents and national guard forces already on the ground. the goal is to prevent the caravan from crossing the border into the u.s. they are in southern mexico right now. some members of the caravan clashed with the police and one person was killed. the warriors don't lose often, but they did. off the course. the team has to pay 40 million bucks to complete payments for upgrades to the arena. the warriors argued their lease
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obligation terminated when they ended the lease. they simply want the warriors to honor the agreement. up next, looking for clues in the wreckage. the investigation into what caused the new passenger jet to plummet into the ocean. the one thing the majority have in common when they are shut down by the health departme department. i will go over the red flag fire warning in effect. coming up in eight minutes. maybe you could save energy by
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intensifies... whi the investigation into what caused that indonesian jet liner to crash intensifies whihe the . the 737 crash just minutes after take off yesterday just near the coast of jakarta. the plane was operated by an
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indonesian budget airline called lion air. the jet had only been in service for two months. the airline said the jet had a technical issue on its previous flight but was fixed and clear to fly. no distress signal and the weather was good at the time. call the exterminators that is what homeowners do when they are invaded by vermin and rats. in the south bay the unwanted critters are the number one restaurant violation. >> if we see a cocoa roach on the food. we allow them to correct the
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violation. >> most re-open within a couple of days. you can see restaurant inspection results posted on our website online. we learned the identity of the hikers that plunged to their death. the couple fell off an overlook last wednesday. park rangers identified them. social media accounts show the couple was from india. but one was working for cisco. park rangers are still investigating this accident. a spokesperson told us ten people have died alone in the park from natural causes and falls. no change of vennu. today in court, the lawyers said they decided against asking to
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move the trial. after pulling possible jurors, the men are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter for the fire which killed 36 people. the trial is expected to be scheduled on a hearing in november 9th. deciding if we should repeal the gas tax. the propositions can be complicated. joining us live in san jose how to ease any register's office and voters have a lot of questions. they say one ad says one thing and another ad says the expect opposite. politic political scientists say make sure you read up. ask voters what prop 11 is about and they can't tell you. >> either it is going to be prepare first responders really
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well or the worst thing that will ever happen to them. >> we eliminate road repairs. >> reporter: backers say prop six is really about repealing the gas tax but you would never know it from the ballot titles and threatening to recall the state's attorney general because of it. the ballot and political ads are leaving voters confused. >> political ads are probably the worst source for information as voters are trying to make up their mind. >> reporter: melinda jackson is the head of the political science department. >> do your own research. do not rely on things coming in your social media feed or ads on tv.
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use the power of the network to fact check the network. >> reporter: most importantly don't give up. >> don't be discouraged. it is easy to be cynical and what to tune out. it doesn't take that much time, maybe an hour out of your life to do your civic duty. >> i like that, one hour out of your life. >> we have red flag warnings in some parts? >> we do. and that is going in effect tonight starting at 11:00. we will tell you more in specifics in just a few seconds. but i want we see the wind building in the hills. we have high pressure withe nor us out into the pacific. and any time at all during weather at all across the globe
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from high pressure to low pressure, air flows. it is really rushing a lot of air from high pressure to low pressure. it is creating this vacuum effect and it is going to drive these winds out of the north. that is why we have a red fire weather in effect. it is for specific parts of the bay area. we want to be clear on this. not everybody is going to see super gusty winds. it is for hills and 1,000 feet and above. a lot of the population centers are not going to see super winds for this event. right now it is not that bad, only 9-15 miles per hour. report any suspicious activity. no outdoor burning and know two
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evacuations in and out of your community. let's focus in on your temperatures for tomorrow morning. also a cool start for the east bay san francisco, and the north bay. the dryer wind means not much in the way of fog. temperatures will warm up under the warming conditions. bringing us anywhere from four to seven degrees hotter tomorrow. 78 in san jose. east bay, 84 in concord. and oakland up to 74. peninsula, 77. in palo alto. everyone else in the 60s. and in the north bay, humidity down to 14%. and santa rosa 76 and napa at eight. wind in the hills and what about
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halloween. on wednesday, we will see some 60s here at 5:00 p.m. on halloween. and for the inland valleys, 70s at 5:00 p.m. my extended forecast shows dry weather the next seven-days and dropping back to the 60s through this week and for the inland valleys we are in warm 80s all the way through the next seven-days. it doesn't feel much like october and november, not great at the beginning of the month for rain chances at this point. so it is a wait, watch and see. >> we will take the good trick or treating weather. following breaking news in the east bay. mountain lion sighting. the details next.
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recently, more than $20 million has been spent in the race for superintendent of public instruction to attack my friend tony thurmond's record. well, i've worked with tony,
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and no one is more qualified to lead our state's schools. that's why tony thurmond is the only candidate endorsed by classroom teachers and the california democratic party. because tony will stand up to the donald trump-betsy devos agenda and has always protected our local public schools. join me in voting for tony thurmond. let's put our kids first.
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indoors in a pleasanton neighborh we have breaking news in the east bay. people told to stay indoors after the mountain lion was spotted near the dmv. there are officers on scene as well as fish and wildlife officers. we spoke tt a nearby business, she says they are waiting for police to escort them to their cars. it is certainly not safe for work or appropriate for work your coworkers possibly looking at x rated content. it happens more than you think and you might be paying for it. our investigative units found
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nearly 20% busted employees. it is not easy to get anyone to talk about this issue. here is investigative reporter liz wagner. >> reporter: the cases at cal trans stood out including a porn viewing ring. we wanted to talk to cal trans how it dealt with it. but the agency refused to sit down with it. we also found an evening in september where she was going to be catching a train out of sacramento. so we decided to head to the train station and waited a few hours and finally spotted her. what is the department doing to
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prevent employees from accessing pornography on the job. >> we do a lot of things and it is not allowed. >> reporter: do you have a message to taxpayers? >> it is not acceptable. >> reporter: tonight we will break down the x rated content worker and other state employees searched for and find out what their agencies are doing about it. >> one final look at the red flag warning tonight. back at a moment. i am a family man. i am a techie dad. i believe the best technology should feel effortless. like magic.
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at comcast, it's my job to develop, apps and tools that simplify your experience. my nam i'm in product development at comcast. we're working to make things simple, easy and awesome. california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%.
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that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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site -- accused of all tonight at 6:00, a free speech fight in the silicon valley. a bay area site accused of allowing the synagogue shooter to make posts. warning for the north bay. many people won't see extremely gusty winds but in the hills, we could see gusts. right now not that bad.
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>> thanks for joining us here at 5:00. lester holt is next. >> have a good night. tonight, the synagogue massacre and the accused mass murderer out of a hospital and wheeled into court as prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty. an emotional outpouring in pittsburgh for the victims. the oldest, 97. and tonight, harrowing survival stories just emerging, including a man who hid in a closet as the carnage unfolded. >> i hear the shots, then quiet, and then more shots, and then quiet. ro ng anti-semitism in america fueled by conspiracy theories. plus, the president's response, declaring it pure evil, but also seeming to blame the synagogue security, joking about his hair, tweeting taunts about the world series, and again calling the media the true enemy of


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