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thankful he was stopped. >> this is such a crazy random act of horror. >> reporter: deputies arrived a short time later arresting steven wooding, a 40-year-old man with a long history at the clench. >> when you hear members helping out, what do you think? >> it is scary, but impressive. it could have been a lot worse if they had not intervened. >> and so we are learning they just got a restraining order against the suspect. that's because he was make threatening phone calls here. the restraining order is set to last for three years. ten years ago he was arrested for assaulting somebody here on campus. he did some time at a psychiatric ward. kiet do, kpix 5. >> all right, thank you very much. a family is grieving tonight over the sudden death
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of a walnut creek father and his 8-month-old daughter. they were killed bay suspected drunk driver. kpix 5 len ramirez is live at the site of the crash on south broadway near highway 680. len? >> reporter: well liz, this nine-month-old baby girl was fighting for her life for the past few days. but they say the head trauma she suffered here on south broadway the other day was just too severe. last night she did lose her life. now friends and family are grieving not just one, but two lives lost. she was a beautiful baby girl just nine months old. but her life was snatched away just as they had been six days earlier, driving her home when their car was smashed into, whose car launched into the roof area on south broadway. >> it just feels so sad for the family for having to go through
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this and we are trying to do everything we can to make sure the person responsible is being held. >> today, jessica a. martin a tennessee resident was charged with two counts of murder for the death of hector and camilla. martin suffered moderate injuries, she had a blood alcohol level above the legal limit at the time of the crash. >> and drunk driving, it is unacceptable. >> reporter: a family friend said hector garza was an engineer and a well-known club d.j. who adored his wife and daughter. >> and she was an adorable angel and he knew that and loved her. and gosh, this is heartbreaking, you know? >> the suspect jessica martin was apparently only in california for a her boyfriend
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who was also in the car. they were here in california looking for jobs. reporting live, len ramirez, kpix 5. chp is now investigating a deadly bus crash. two people were killed in the four-vehicle pileup. a france tour bus collided with the vehicle that recked and caused a chain reaction. at one point the tour bus drove over on top of one of the cays it hit. the investigation does not believe drugs or alcohol were involved. and now to campaign 2018 in the final push for candidates. president trump is on the road this evening, speaking in front
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of a rally. it's happening in the fort myers area with a heated race in florida for governor and a u.s. senate seat. more than 3.4 million people have already voted there with republicans having a slight edge in ballots already returned. just moments ago president trump had this to say. >> democrats want to erase our prosperity and reverse our progress. in less than one week americans will go to the polls in one of the most important elections of our entire lives. republicans want strong borders, no crime, no chaos, and no caravans. democrats want open borders and they want to invite caravan after caravan into our country, which brings crime upon crime. >> he will be busy up until
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next tuesday with ten more rallies over the next sex days. some democrats are also hitting the campaign trail. a live look from st. louis where joe biden has been stumping for claire mccaskill. biden was also at a rally earlier today in illinois. and in san francisco, a measure is getting a huge boost. phil matier with why the salesforce ceo is taking on a huge role in this election season. >> it's a game changer. it's not often you'll see them say tax us more, but that's what they are doing to raise another $600 million to help out with the city's homeless problem. we met up with marc benioff today and he it. let's take a look. salesforce chief marc benioff is spending a whopping $8
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million in both corporate and personal money to help pass a measure. >> you just need to walk down this very street and you'll know in a few blocks you will encounter all kinds of individuals. it's the worst it has ever been. >> prop c will reduce homelessness. >> reporter: the billboards brought life to the underfunded home lesko legislation who came up with prop c. >> just to be clear, phil, it is important that big companies making a lot of money in san francisco that they would pay their fair shares. and other businesses that don't fit into the category like making multi-billion dollars. >> the boost has raised the issue of social responsibility, putting them at odds with their
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fellow tech titans. >> i'd like to hear what their plan is. >> and san francisco cannot just be the place where everyone will come that need services. >> is he buying the election? >> i will let you draw your own conclusion from what you see happening. >> but at the end of the day, maybe i gave it a little push. >> and one thing he is serious about is the problem of homelessness in san francisco, spending $385 on the problem. this would raise that to $685 million. if you break it down, you are talking about $1.8 million a day if it passes, so it will be interesting and he is providing a real game changer. >> you can stay up to date. go to and we have you covered on all
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the top races. our reporters will be live and here to break it all down for you. watch team coverage starting at 8:00 a.m. on tuesday on our website the nation's tallest dam will be ready for the upcoming rainy season. repairs at the oroville dam in butte county are now completed. ahead of tomorrow's deadline. you may remember the heavy rain in february tore a hole in the dam's main spillway, forcing almost 200,000 people to evacuate. the price of those repairs is $1.1 billion. now the feds are expected to cover about 75% of the cost. more than 200 google workers are set to walk off the job tomorrow to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment. the new york times reports google quietly protected at least three mail executives from sexual harassment claims over the last decade, letting two of them leave with hefty
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payouts. following the report, google said they have fired 48 people for sexual harassment in the last two years and none of them received exit packages. google's ceo will support every worker taking part in tomorrow's workout. coming up next, the bloody incident that forced one bart station to be scrubbed down for hours. plus a new disturbing halloween trend. the officers busting shipments of real dead bats that are used as creepy decorations. and the frustrated bay area community that has no water for several days now. and one of nasa's most powerful research tools has run out of gas. so what happens now? here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing,
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expanding mental-health services, safehelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein.
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some sad news to report from the giants.
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>> it had is shocking -- this is shocking. minnesotas ago we learned san francisco great -- san francisco's legend has passed away. >> a passing of a true legend. >> yeah, we are all shocked. giants announcing this just a moment ago. will i will has died. -- willy commonly known as stretch has passed away with what the team refers to as, "long-term battle with with many health issues." he hit 521 home runs in 22 seasons in the major leagues. he was 80 years old, and i would argue that he is the most popular giant in san francisco history. remember when they moved west, willy mays was a new york giant, but he came up as a
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rookie, and so his career began in san francisco and he hit the famous line drive at 2nd base had that ball got past the 2nd baseman, then the giants would have won the world series. but he was my favorite giant. and to the end, he could be seen in the clubhouse. you would see him sitting in a little office across. >> it is appropriate today for his passing. and i think you are right, he was an amazing player with all the skills. he played in the shadows, but he knew he was coming up. >> the most dynamic duo in their prime. and how we have lost one of
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them. >> thanks, dennis. reaction coming in to his passing, we'll have more at 6:00. another scary moment for bart riders today. a man bleeding walked into the ashby station in berkeley. the station was shut down. they had to clean up all the blood. this is no halloween story, this really happened. a man said he cut his hand on some glass and it was not safe for passengers. >> they were able to get that person some medical treatment. but there was so much blood that we wanted to make sure passengers were safe. >> a normal service resumed at 7:00 this morning. a water main break in hayward has
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without water today. they lost their service on sunday morning. you can see crews working trying to get it fixed. the work has been hampered due to gas lines being built. >> and decorations are a staple on halloween, but the cdc says people are now using actual real dead bats to creep people out. there is a big problem. >> bats from other countries could be carrying diseases that we don't have yet in the united states. >> officers have been seizing illegal dead bats shipped to mail facility at jfk airport in new york. and it happens once or twice a month, but they say the number doubles in the months leading up to halloween. and most of the time the bats are fully stapled to card board. but they believe some bat species could end up on the endangered list because of this. if this creepy trend continues.
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nearly a decade ago, nasa launched one of their most prized telescopes into space. but this week the kepler space telescope was officially retired. kpix 5 john ramos unveils the legacy that the telescope leaves behind. >> it was launched nine years ago. and boy did it do that job well. >> liftoff for the rocket. on a search for planes in some way like our own. scientists didn't know how many planets were out there. and that is what former apollo scientist was trying to find out when he proposed the mission. >> if you want to go and explore the galaxy, you need to show there are planets where life could exist. >> reporter: from the moment it was turned on, he began to find
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planets. every star seemed to have one. >> and so you can see a dip and, of course, later on you see the smaller planets. >> reporter: in all half a million stars were observed and more than 2,600 new planets confirmed. many in orbit that could allow the formation of water and perhaps life. and now with the lifeless spacecraft drifting 94 million miles away, what will the legacy be? thanks to kepler, we now know for all the trillions of stars the night sky holds, it will hold even more planets. pegates of the space exploration. let's go and find life. >> kepler may be gone, but the impact will last for as long as a man walks on this planet. it goes from does it exist to
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how could it not? at nasa's research center in mountain view, john ramos, kpix 5. good evening to, you i'm meteorologist paul deanno on halloween night. coming up, how this road closed sign is making things better. that and your forecast coming up.
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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, 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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good wednesday even to you and happy halloween. here is a way to make halloween
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safer. close the road in front of your neighborhoods, so neighbors iau of re just that and all these kids will have a safe place to trick or treat in the middle of the street. hi kids, happy halloween. having a good time. in walnut creek and the weather, they could not be more perfect, even good for flossing outside. take a look at the current conditions. 69 degrees in san francisco. 76 in san jose and we are currently in the low 80s. trick or treat forecast, 50s and 60s, it'll be a beautiful evening for trick or treating. oakland 57, mountainview 56, livermore 52 and redwood city 53. there's a ridge of high pressure, which remains in place, taking all the storms, all the clouds, all the ra, ke tothe north. we will be mainly dry for the next several days until the ridge moves. the forecast is -- forecast are not going to change. but the warmest day of the week
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will be tomorrow, thursday, that's when the ridge will be at its strongest and closest. even as it begins to move away, we will be sunny, dry, warmer for the next several days. take a look at your highs for tomorrow. the first day of november will not feel like it. concord, 83. santa rosa 85. oakland 78 degrees. 73 in san francisco, and 81 in san jose and also 81 for vallejo. your extended forecast is a set it and forget it forecast with 70s near the bay. 60s across the board. and highs in the low to mid-80s inland. for tomorrow and each of the first seven days of september. out here live, trick or treat time. the sun is heading down. all these kids are ready to go. and happy halloween -- happy halloween everyone. no rain, just mainly clear skies here in the bay area. that's your forecast. we'll be right back. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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"look what she's accomplished...
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she authored the ban on assault weapons... pushed the desert protection act through congress, and steered billions of federal dollars to california projects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration." "she... played an important role in fighting off ...trump's efforts to kill the affordable care act." california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate. california values senator dianne feinstein thank you for watching tonight at 5:00. >> our sports department working right now on the reaction to the passing of san francisco giant great willy. this guy, he left a huge mark
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here in the bay area. version we're going to miss you. back in 30 minutes.
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