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nationwide hero. it happened yesterday just before 5:30 right as the fans were pouring out of the coliseum after having watched the raiders' game. he was there on the platform to help with crowd control. >> i saw it out of the corner of my eye. >> reporter: a man who appeared to be intoxicated slipped and fell on the tracks as the train was approaching. b.a.r.t. says there was no physical way the train would have been able to stop in its tracks. o'connor says he acted on pure instinct when he reached down to scoop up the stranger. >> it happened so quickly. amazing. >> reporter: video taken by a rider shows the passeng realize how close of a call it was. >> a responsibility, you know? we're all human beings. >> reporter: and o'connor says he holds the rider to pay it
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forward and this is a good reminder, b.a.r.t. is saying, when you're using b.a.r.t., to keep a distance from the platform edge. four days later, a kill is street still on the run. a person killed five people. investigators are remaining tight lipped about what happened at the air bnb home. today they captured the video of a car being towed away. it is unknown if that car belongs to one victims. someone opened fire on halloween night. tomorrow night the orninda city koings will meet. take a look. they cut a hole in the bathroom ceiling and escaped to freedom.
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how two men managed to break out of the monterey county jail. this happened over the weekend and the man continues now. both men considered armed and dangerous of. >> reporter: it all happened here. both men are suspect murderers. both men are known gang members and both are considered very dangerous. these are the pictures released today. were these inhates hindsight is is always 2020. we're looking at if they hoed i location or not. >> on the loose, both 19 years old.
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bout us is expected gang members are considered dangerous. >> both men are from salinas where their alleged crimes occurred but they say they could be anywhere by now. at this point, investigators are looking for two men but they'll make more arrests if they finds someone helped them in or outside of jail. this man says he thinks everyone is in danger because of those two men. not only do they want the suspects caught. they want someone to assure them this will never happen again. >> reporter: the crews are making repairs and the sheriff is offering a $5,000 reward for their capture. live in salinas. a mother in the south bay is accused of killing her gilroy
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received a 911 call yesterday morning from a woman who said she just drowned her child in the bathtub. when police arrived at the home they discovered the body of that toddler. officers say they found the mother a short time later out on the street nearby. we have some promising news for people living near the kincade fire. they can all go back home. as for the fire fighting, the fire is 80% contained. cal fire expects full containment this thursday. the fire started on october 23rd. it destroyed 374 structures and burnedea getting some much needed help. an assistant center opened this morning in healdsburg. people are visiting the center to learn how to get help with
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recovery and rebuilding. that includes some who lost homes in the 2017 tubbs fire and they're now facing new losses. >> oh, my gosh. how many fires do you have in you? this is just getting very overwhelming. >> very numbing. the substantial center will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. through wednesday. the county said it may extend another day if necessary. a major announcement from appleful nothing to do with an iphone or air pod. this time something much more impactfulful affordable housing. apple says it is committing more than $2 billion for housing in california. scott budman broke the news this morning.
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a lot to get to. take it away. >> reporter: in the big figure, $2.5 billion to go toward new housing units lying the ones behind me. apple says the money will take two years to distribute. people we spoke to today say they're already interested. for cynthia and william aguilar, news of housing help could not come at a better time. >> it is expensive. very expensive. >> reporter: as the aguilars try to get to a point where they can buy a home here, news that apple will spend $2.5 housing in california, feels they say like a helping hand. >> hopefully one day we'll get to the next level. >> and apple will provide a tail wind. of the 2.5 billion, $1 billion will go into a housing fun.
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and more first time buyers. $300 million will be apple owned property that will be made available for the construction of affordable housing, $150 million will help housing trust silicon valley and $50 million will support the homeless. >> this is a really exciting day for affordable housing. >> advocates say they're already moving forward. apple's money will speed things up. >> i think this sets the example for other large employers to also get involved with affordable housing. there is no reason not to. to be the trend. that just apple. we've seen facebook and google contributing money. how much money are we up to collectively? and are these tech companies be pressured by the public to help with the housing crunch? >> reporter: they are. and if you think about it by themselves. already this year we saw google
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pledge $1 billion for housing earlier this month, facebook pledged $1 billion. microsoft, $500 million. if you add in today's apple money, you have a cool $5 billion to help with low and middle income housing. coming up, how the money announced today will specifically target helping the homeless. some google workers are demanding the company take action to protect the environment. they want google to make a plan that would allowhe emissions by years from now. it also calls on google to pass up contracts that support the extraction of fossil fuels. this is not the first time that employees demanded change. they've also gone after forced arbitration practices within the company. more than 3,000 employees have signed the petition so far. president trump is on the
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campaign trail. he is at a rally in kentucky. house members released testimony. transcripts from two witnesses. michael mckinley and former u.s. ambassador to ukraine marie yovanovitch. she testified president trump had personally pressed for her removal even though she was told she had done nothing wrong. >> i really don't know her. if you look at the transcripts, the president of ukraine was not a fan of hers either. he did not exactly say glowing things. >> ambassador yovanovit glowing reputation. >> she was removed two months before president trump's controversial pho call with ukraine's president. tomorrow is election day across the bay area. san francisco will have the most closely watched races.
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the race tomer d.a. georg resolved you can stay up to date on all to run for the same job in last. the election day results on our webb and we'll have ncoverage throughout the day. still to come, a south bay teacher placed on leave after appearing in black face. tonight some are calling for even more action. >> and californians are moving out more than moving in. the top three reasons people are giving for leaving the golden state and where they're most likely to go. a mild 71 right now with mostly clear skies. i'll show you how cold we get tomorrow morning and what's ahead for the week. shouldn't they go to prison for as long as the law allows?
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chesa boudin said he wouldn't seek maximum sentences as district attorney, even for murder. we are a progressive city, but letting violent criminals off early endangers everyone. ad paid for by san francisco police officers association. not authorized by a candidate or committee controlled by a candidate. disclosures at annoepidemic fueled by juul use with their kid-friendly flavors. san francisco voters stopped the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. but then juul, backed by big products approved by voters. prop c means more kids vaping. that's a dangerous idea. vote no on juul. no on big tobacco. no on prop c.
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new demands after a mill pete as high school teacher dressed up in black face. a student captured this video of the teacher on halloween in the classroom. that teacher is now onnot enoug. maryanne favro i with what they want the district to do. >> reporter: today the naacp send a letter to the district supt demanding that thor be fired.students say they to see their white teacher dressed up in black face on halloween. one student shot video of him imitating an african rapper and social activist who calls
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himself common. that video has gone viral. the school district has not released the teacher's name but students tell us it was their engineering even thor david carter. >> it's very offensive. >> today they sent a letter to the superintendent demanding the teacher be fired. >> black face is historically negative. this doesn't recommend my community and we won't stand for it. >> today the school board said what the teacher did is insensitive. >> black face is never acceptable. period. if you understand the history of black face, how it affects the culture, the people. it's never acceptable. political figures have lost their jobs and have been scrutinized in college. not acceptable. >> reporter: the district has
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now launched a thorough investigation into the incident. we just spoke with the summit here and she says that the district will continue to work to make sure that all students in the district feel included. now, tonight the naacp is meeting with both parents and students who were very troubled about this black face incident. and we did reach out to the milpitas high school teacher now on paid administrative leave. we have not heard a response. reporting live, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. our story at an east bay animal shelter ends in relief. someone stole a dog named rivet. volunteers began trying to track the dog down. in an odd twist, rivet was found back at the shelter. it is unclear how the dog was returned but everyone is happy
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to have him back. >> i am feeling so relieve. it felt this morning like there was just nothing was quite right. now we're back to him being back home. >> reporter: he is a 6-year-old stafford shire terrier mix. an unlikely warning for boat owners. the san joaquin sheriff's department asked the boat owners to spread the word about a boating accident that it blames on pg&e. the message says a partially submerged gas pipe damaged a boat near mildred island near stockton. the pipe is apparently out of service and the coast guard is working to either remove it or bury it. the golden state is losing a bit of its shine. people are moving out. last year more than 86,000
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people left california for texas. arizona is second on the list. nearly 70,000 californians thought it would be a better place to call home. rounding out the top three is the state of washington. over 55,000 people left and moved north to the pacific northwest. taxes and the high cost living are usually cited as the top two reasons for people leaving. they also found a large number of conservatives are leaving saying the state isffic jams cae transportation demand coalition. tho70% of commute here's drive to work alone to leave their cars at home. they hope to do that by developing rewards programs for ride sharing. the group is partnering with hitch an app ride sharing and pays car poolers. the hope is that cash incentives will convince more people to stop driving solo. new badges. that's what the sheriff's deputies are getting.
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this is one-year anniversary. the camp fire was the most destructive in history. the badges commemorate the slogan, stng landmark the fire destroyed. those badges will be worn for the next year. a nice aur check on the forecast. it is very mild. enjoy the week we've had with the fire winds. i don't see any winds in the forecast this week. that's the good news. we are looking ahead toward the rainfall chances as we head through the next couple weeks and we'll lay that out for you. i wanted to look at last november. we did not see any rain until
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november 21. look how we finished. 82% to 140% average. we'll have more updates on my rain outlook coming up in about two minutes but i wanteady for . one of those starts where we'll have some areas of patchy fog. away from the bay, a mostly sunny start. that patchy fog at 50. the north bay, 45 and a few clouds. the east bay, we'll start with some fog but otherwise, mostly clear. we begin on the cool side. temperatures to mild by the afternoon. a little above average. give as you nice forecast right through down. 79 degrees. over to gilroy. 83. for the east bay, right near the water. 74 in oakland. plenty ofs.
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you head over to redwood city. 60s from the marina down through the mission. and for the north bay, not that gusty. winds out of the west. 76 in mill valley. my extended forecast, no weather issues this week. 0s and hoe 70s. i think we get a touch warmer by friday and a beautiful weekend. inland valleys, you are in the upper 40s to low 80s all the way throughout the next seven days. no rainfall but of course, i know a lot of us would like to get some rainfall in here. let's get a closer look at the long range forecast. the way i see it, we're dry for the next two weeks. below average rain chances for much of the west and let's go a little bit farther here. and i really think this area, high pressure keeps the rain
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away. from november 20 to december 5, i think we could see the rain chances increase. right now, a 55% chance. i think those chances will certainly go up based on what we're seeing. right now, dry over the next two weeks. >> thank you. up next, a new look for facebook. why the company is changing its logo.
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we know it is expensive to live in the bay area. here's something we don't know. who is buying all the properties? >> it was revealed from the
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center of investigative reporting to find out exactly who owns silicon valley? here's stephen stock. >> this is a project a year in the making. our team worked with the property assessor to create a database. who owns every piece of property in santa clara county as of 2018? our analysis of 500,000 property records founds among the top owners, tech coil like apple with close to $9 billion in property. and real estate investment groups like jay paul with $3.5 billion. and essex property trust with $3.1 billion in assets. data shows the rise in property ownership also coincides with the rise in rent. the median home price and jobs. they are including the san jose mayor sam liccardo says the huge amount of ownership by organizes has created a growing catch
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between the haves and the have-nots. we found the biggest land owner is stanford university with 7 b. of course, you just heard that apple is giving $2 billion. but one company said it does have a responsible long before apple to provide more affordabl tonight ayou. facebook has a new company logo. the new logo, the new look for the company. there it is. all caps. unlike the old logo which is all lower case. now when you go to your facebook page, everything will look the same but this new logo will appear on other apps owned by facebook like instagram and what's app. the company says it wants to make it more obvious that it owns those apps. okay. a major makeover. how to visit next. so, as you can see, saving can be quite simple.
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holy smokes, this place is huge! i'm on a budget and i was able to go to floor & decor, and save by this experience. the pros come here. i come here. you have to go. floor & decor. opening november 14th in milpitas, off the 880 freeway on north mccarthy blvd. shouldn't they go to prison for as long as the law allows? chesa boudin said he wouldn't seek maximum sentences as district attorney, even for murder. we are a progressive city, but letting violent criminals off early endangers everyone. ad paid for by san francisco police officers association.
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not authorized by a candidate or committee controlled by a candidate. disclosures at tonight at 6:00, the smoke has gone but there are worries about the lasting impact on sonoma county. what you need to look out for. and finally, the iconic pth reyes lighthouse is just days away from reopening. the scaffolding is coming down after a one-year, $5 million
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makeover after the damage of 149 years of salt water, high winds, it all scrubbed away and you can see it beginning friday. here's the catch. not even a catch. a nice part. an endurance test. 308 steps to the top. they will celebrate the 150th birthday december 1stwatchful. >> i looks great. >> as a reminder, savannah guthrie is next. breaking news tonight, the terrifying plot to bomb a synagogue. a man the fbi calls a white supremacist arrested for domestic terrorism his hate on social media and the undercover sting that caught him. tonight, secret impeachment testimony revealed democrats reveal what witnesses said behind closed doors the former ambassador to ukraine saying she was the victim of a
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smear campaign invol indicted giuliani associate is ready to cooperate. horrifying attack caught on surveillance, a u.s. citizen from latin america scalded with battery acid thrown on his face. >> started screaming because it was burng


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