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talk to your doctor. be in your moment. fantastic! ask your doctor about ibrance. and right now at 6:00, it may not look like it, but a wintry blast is heading our way. i'm tracking a drop in temperatures, gusty winds, and a chance of rain. the search for answers after a deadly plane crash in the marine headlands. >> our plan is to document the wreckage before authorizing the recovery to secured facility in sacramento. difficult and very involved investigation now underway and the help investigators may need from you. plus sending help to ukraine from her home on the peninsula. the graphic design student who's putting her skills to good use
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to raise money and awareness and how you can join her. a lot of sunshine today, but don't get used to it. it seems to be what we've been saying. the weather forecast has been so nuts. by the end of the weekend, a blast of winter. >> winter? >> which i skipped we thought in january and february. could affect your mother's day plans. news at 6:00 starts right now. thanks for joining us. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> and i'm audrey asistio. let's get to meteorologist rob mayeda. rob, a lot going on. even more snow in the sierra. >> and there could be a lot of snow between now and wednesday. april and may trying to make up for january through march, it seems like in the forecast. sunshine in san jose. this time tomorrow should see temperatures in the low 60s. and around midday for the south bay we'll see a chance of a few showers. you see the icons indicating the wind in dublin. high tomorrow of 60 degrees.
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around 11:00, san francisco tomorrow morning for late day breakfast or brunch plans, might be dodging a few showers. yes, we've got a big drop in temperatures, day time highs and overnight lows. showers increasing by monday and tuesday which could bring the chance for thunder and sierra snow showers maybe as low as 4,000 feet. we'll give you the timing of how much rain we're expecting in the bay area and how long the pattern could stick around in about 12 minutes. back to you. >> rob will be tracking all these changes throughout the weekend. his twitter handle is a wonderful resource for updates, so make sure you follow him. new information tonight from investigators on that deadly crash of an experimental plane in the marin headlands. meanwhile, we've learned the names of the two people killed. the victims are mike briar and jennifer fox from sacramento. nbc bay area's christie smith has the latest from the crash scene. >> our team arrived at the
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accident site this morning. >> reporter: the aircraft crashed yesterday in the marin headlands. now the ntsb and faa are beginning their on scene investigation. >> our plan is to document the wreckage before authorizing its recovery to secured facility in sacramento. perishable information also includes gathering witness statements. >> they're encouraging witnesses to report anything that could be helpful. the faa says the vans experimental plane crashed into the golden gate national recreation area. sadly, two people on board died. it took off from sacramento. >> yesterday, friday, at about noon, we received notice from the u.s. coast guard and the faa that an aircraft transponder beacon was activated, indicating a possible accident. yesterday's weather on friday was extremely foggy. >> reporter: this man is a
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spokesperson for the golden gate national recreation area. >> what we did was we immediately start working with our investigation partners to sort of seal the scene and then contact the faa. >> reporter: now the ntsb is here gathering information. >> once the wreckage has been removed, we'll begin gathering archive information. >> reporter: reviewing maintenance records, looking at things like weather and lighting. they plan to move the wreckage tomorrow. christie smith, nbc bay area news. christie, thank you. an investigation is underway in contra costa county after eight fires overnight, all considered suspicious. they wanted along highway 44. the chp detained a man accused of setting all of them. investigators are also looking into whether he set fires in the area last weekend as well. for years, san jose has seen a rising number of deadly crashes on roads, and it appears
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to only be getting worse. but today mayoral candidate hosted a town hall to address street safety. there have been 32 traffic deaths in san jose. more than half the victims, pedestrians. the city is on pace to easily break its high of 60 traffic deaths in one year. today he met for a public discussion at city hall. other leaders were there. says the number one cause, drivers are speeding. >> we do have an idea on the highest factors. we even know what intersections and corridors have the highest rates of injuries and fatalities. and so what we've been trying to do is implement these quick build projects, we call them. >> he says the plan is to target the hotspots for traffic collisions by narrowing lanes, putting in more warning signs, and using more patrol officers in those areas. abortion rights protesters are rallying across the country today after the supreme court's
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decision to overturn roe v wade. this is a look at the demonstration in chicago. today protesters vowing to fight to make sure women have a right to choose whether to have a baby or terminate an unwanted pregnancy. counterprotesters also came out. and a similar rally in san francisco. the march started near the corner of powell and market. many brought signs, banners professing the right to a legal abortion as an essential human right. the party for socialism and liberation organized this march. they say they see the decision to roll back roe v. wade has a war on women. >> people are angry. people are upset. how is it that these unelected justices get to decide the fate for millions of women? so we're hitting the streets to say that we're not going to stand for it. we fought to get this right in the first place, and we'll fight again to keep it. >> a new poll by the pew research center found that 61% of americans believe abortion should be legal. and the poll was actually conducted in early march before
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the leak of the supreme court opinion. vice president kamala harris spoke at tennessee state university's commencement ceremony today. tsu historically black university. during her remarks, harris talked about her own experiences as a fellow and graduate of a historically black university. she also touched on other struggles facing the world. >> you graduate into an unsettled world both abroad and here at home. in the united states, we are once again forced to defend fundamental principles that we hoped were long settled, principles like the freedom to vote, the rights of women to make decisions about their own bodies. >> harris was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane laws during the ceremony. the death and injury counts
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have risen in havana. the injury count jumped overnight to 80 people and the death count is now at 26. dozens are still in the hospital. of the 26 dead, four were minors, including a pregnant woman a tourist from spain. the gas explosion damaged more than 20 surrounding buildings in the area while the apartment building that was adjacent to the hotel had 15 units destroyed by the blast. the biden administration is pushing for new funding for covid vaccines and is sounding a very serious alarm. reports indicate the white house is preparing for as many as 100 million americans infected with coronavirus this fall and winter. 100 million. that's if funding is not secured for more vaccines and boosters. that estimate falls in the mid range of models from outside experts. for a little context, about 135 million americans were infected during the omicron variant this winter. both pfizer and moderna are working on new vaccines to address new variants. state energy leaders say california is at risk of having
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an energy shortfall during the hottest days of the summer. officials say with drought, extreme heat, and wildfires throughout the west, california will likely have an energy shortfall equivalent to what it takes to power 1.3 million homes. an energy expert from uc berkeley says there are things we can do at home to help. >> what consumers can do is on those hot summer days when you're coming towards the end of the day and the solar power in the state is starting to fall off, adjust your airen canning. >> you heard them there. he says on those hot summer days, the biggest thing you can do to make a difference, by using your air conditioning less. we are back in 90 seconds. still ahead, not your average t-shirt. this one is designed to help the people of ukraine. meet the peninsula college student who dreamed it up. find out how you can support her effort. this is pretty amazing.
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following in her footsteps. the life changing decisions three siblings have made, inspired by their mom's brave battle with cancer. and right now mostly sunny skies around the bay areas, gusty winds around the peninsula, up to 58 miles per hour. we await this weather system that brings shower chances our way to wrap up the weekend. i'll have a closer look hour by hour when we come right back. my name is douglas. i'm a writer/director and i'm still working. in the kind of work that i do, you are surrounded by people who are all younger than you. i had to get help somewhere along the line to stay competitive. i discovered prevagen. i started taking it and after a period of time, my memory improved. it was a game-changer for me.
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we're learning all women and children have been rescued from a besieged steel plant in mariupol. the news comes after several days of evacuations. however, ukrainian soldiers and civilian men remain trapped in that plant. many have been there for weeks. ukrainianment volodymyr zelenskyy says more than 300 civilians have been evacuated, with preparations underway to get those wounded and doctors out. first lady jill biden visited ukrainian school children in romania today. this is part of her four-day trip to romania and slovakia. today she met with the romanian leaders to talk about how the country contributing to ukrainian relief efforts. she also visited a public school hosting ukrainian refugee students. biden praised teachers and thanked romania for being a strong partner in the crisis. >> the ukrainian people are amazing to welcome all these refugees into their homes and offer them food and clothing and shelter and give them their
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hearts. >> after leaving romania, first lady biden will travel to slovakia, where she'll spend mother's day with students there. a ukrainian student living on the peninsula is using her design skills to provide aid to her home country. he's from the city of kearsen, ukraine. and her family is still there. she made this t-shirt design featuring the face of the ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy to raise funds and awareness. >> i talk to my family every day, so i know what's going on. but people here, like, living their life, they are safe, happy. skpiets hard for them to imagine what, like, terrible thing is going on in ukraine right now. >> she's giving all proceeds from the t-shirts to bay area non-profit nova ukraine, who provides humanitarian aid. >> very talented and has a
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wonderful job too. >> nice job. all eyes are on mother's day tomorrow. a lot of people have their plans set. good news, it's not going to be a washout. >> the timing here, it looks like late morning in areas north of san francisco. and for the south bay, it might be early afternoon. we'll show you the futurecast, when you can have outdoor plans. northwest wind at 18, low 60s right now in san jose. similar temps in dublin. we've got sustained winds at 32 miles per hour at sfo. look at the gusts, up to 58. we're going to see the blustery conditions wrap up the weekend. overall same wind speeds tomorrow, just with temperatures tomorrow in the 50s, they're going to think we've reset the calendar back to january, february, by the time we finish the weekend. tomorrow we wake up to mostly 40s, north bay around sunrise. midday, showers from the central
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bay into the south bay. towards the afternoon, showers start to clear the south bay. sonoma county may still see isolated showers heading into the afternoon. mostly 50s tomorrow from san francisco to san jose, low 60s around gilroy. the satellite view shows the source of our showers is coming up out of the gulf of alaska. it's got that cold air support. you'll notice the temperatures tomorrow. right around 10:00 a.m., you can see around marin county and sonoma county into the central bay and south baby lunchtime. afternoon, looks good but blustery. still seeing showers popping up around were 5:00 in the evening. rain totals, not a big system, moves through quickly, mostly .1 inch or less if that around the central bay and south bay. notice the color coding. we've got slow levels as low as 4,000 feet and ongoing chances, monday afternoon.
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day time heating added to the chilly air loft. maybe a slight chance of a thunder shower. we'll have to watch that in the mountains monday and tuesday afternoon. when you factor in all of that into how much rain we can see, areas in green here in the north bay hills and santa cruz mountains might get just a little bit under half inch of rain. it will start to add up in the local mountains, but it's not going to match the totes compared to what the sierra should see. should see about a foot of snow for elevations above 6,000 feet midweek. just like, that we go on this weather roller coaster ride. the showers start to move off to the north and the temperatures are about to take off towards next weekend. a blustery and unsettled finish to the weekend and probably through about midweek. but look at san francisco. this time next weekend could be close to 70 degrees. tomorrow we wrap up the weekend and mom's day plans with wind and cooling. best chance of showers coming up tuesday and wednesday for some of the mountain tops. but by next weekend back in the
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80s. i wish we could have copy and pasted that forecast what we've got outside tomorrow. we need the rain and sierra snow. not the best of timing. you're not going to see a lot of rain but it will be cooler and windy to finish off mother's day in the bay area. back to you. >> thank you so much. one of the bay area's biggest employers. just ahead, the changes google is making that could mean higher salaries for its employees.
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new at 6:00, this national nurses' week, we're bringing you a story of medicine truly running in the family. christina rivera has three children who are all now following in her footsteps in the nursing profession.
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rivera was diagnosed with cancer in 2016. her children played a large role in carrying for her. now her oldest son has a degree in neuroscience physiology and is a nurse in fremont. her daughter is a second year nursing student. youngest son will start studying nursing at usf in the fall. >> i thank god that, you know, each and every day that i'm here and that my children will be taking care of other people as well. so, that's very comforting for me that when i'm gone, i know that they will carry and be there for other people as well. >> christina rivera, recovering from cancer. she's doing well. she couldn't be any prouder of her children, clearly. national nurses' week is may 6-may 12. what a family story. wow. >> so inspiring. >> yeah. >> google is announcing changes to streamline its performance reviews, according to internal
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documents reviewed by cnbc. reviews will be once a year now instead of twice. managers will have more responsibility in the process, rather than heavily relying on peer reviews. the changes are expected to result in higher salaries for employees. compensation has been a contentious issue at google, with many workers voicing concerns as inflation rises. all right. and it looks like we are going to be switching to sports now. >> let's check in with anthony florez. anything going on today? >> a lot going on. a big day at oracle park. the giants honoring one of their all-time greats. what buster posey had to say to the crowd today and who he thanked. stick around. sports is next.
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fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math behind their ballot measure for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar?
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it should. it's another bad scheme for california. did you know that renovating your kitchen and bathroom is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home? i'm mike holmes here with ivan from agm renovations america's number one kitchen and bathroom renovators thanks mike! we make kitchen and bathroom renovations easy for everyone. we quote and design each project and help customers select all finishes without having to leave their home! wow! agm are the only kitchen and bathroom renovations specialists i recommend. ♪ ♪ [announcer] call now and get $3,000 off! welcome back. i'm anthony flores. honoring a giants icon.
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it was buster posey day at oracle park. >> it's now time to honor and welcome the man of the hour, number 28, buster posey. >> the giants paying tribute to the three-time world series champ today before the game against st. louis. posey was joined by his wife and four children, former manager, and a lot of former teammates were in the house, including barry bonds. a lot of hugs today. number 28 retired last season after spending his entire 12-year big league career with the giants. he had a simple message for the fans at oracle. >> simply thank you. there's no other word i can say. i'm just humbled and grateful and thank you all so much. forever grateful that i got to wear the giants uniform my entire career. i never wanted to wear another one. >> buster, i just wanted to tell you, it was an honor to ride with you. it was an honor spending time with you.
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it was an honor having a front row seat to watch one of the best ever do his thing every day and go to work. >> we'll have highlights tonight at 11:00. in the twin cities, the a's having brunch with the twins, scoreless in the sixth. solo home run was the only run of the game. t's threaten in the ninth but the twins blank the a's 1-0. oakland has, ouch, lost eight in a row. memphis playoff series is underway at chase he's out for the rest of the series. if the ws advance, maybe longer. g.p. ii fractured his elbow during this play back in april. it doesn't matter because payton will not be in the lineup any time soon. >> he's gone. he's got a huge brace on his arm. he's going to be out for a long
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time. and he's crushed. we all feel terrible for gary. he deserves better. all right. the warriors were off to a slow start, down as many as 10. but they tied it up in the second quarter. we'll have highlights at 11:00. they're off in the kentucky derby. >> what a finish in the 148th edition of the run for the roses. rich strike and jockey sonny leone went off as an 80-1 long shot. that's right, 80-1 long shot. they stunned the field to win the kentucky derby. rich strike wasn't added to the field until yesterday when another horse was scrached and he pulled off the second biggest upset in derby history. that's a look at sports. more news after the break. what's it like having xfinity internet? it's beyond gig-speed fast. so gaming with your niece, has never felt more intense.
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some good news for dogs in san jose. they've got a new place to play, and you're looking at it. the city opened up a new dog park today in the little saigon neighborhood. dog owners can let go of their leashes, let their furry friends run around in the open field, have a good time. the dog part part of a program to boost the number of recreational areas along the coyote creek trail. after two years of going virtual sought-o-rama is back in the south bay. kids were having fun roming the streets. you can see some of the young scouts competing in obstacle
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courses. there they are. they got to launch water rockets, race pinewood derby cars. a lot of fun. organizers say they're just grateful to be able to gather again. >> it's amazing to be back in person again with everybody. it's been a couple of years that we haven't been ai believe to meet in person. we tried doing it virtually, and it's very different virtually. it's really wonderful to see everybody. >> there were more than 100 booths with food. >> love the food. souvenirs. activities. >> you say food, i'm there. organizers say it usually draws more than 5,000 people. >> thank you very much for joining us for our news cast tonight. >> we will be back again at 11:00. >> see you then. fake reviews are running rampant online. pg: how easy is it to just copy-paste a review, then you tonight nbc bay area chris: we talked to people who've posted fakes,
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and show you ways to spot them. also-- male: you can rent for as much as $2200 a month. chris: a sky-high effort to bring housing costs down to earth, a local startup wants to help homeowners rent out their backyards. we'll show you how. and then-- male: it's mind blowing, and people have no idea. chris: there's a good chance data brokers know how much money you make at work. we'll show you how to take control of your pay stub. chris: good evening, and welcome to our "nbc bay area responds" special. i'm consumer investigator chris chmura. tonight, we're going to share some of our more recent stories, how we helped and what we learned along the way. over the years, our consumer team has shown you why we need to take online reviews with a grain of salt. reviews can be bought. san francisco based yelp rolled out a program to help prevent that, but we recently found a crack.


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