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from dublin to london, zurich to singapore, from massachusetts to new york city, google employees came out by the thousands and at 11:10 head rein bthe thousands d me's up. the vast majority of employees did not want to speak publicly,r >> i have seen and have their careers destroyed by this, not just at google but everywhere including all forms of tech. >> reporter: the walkout today is in response to a new york times investigation that found the company quietly protected executives accused of sexual misconduct and made hefty payouts after they resigned. in response the company said it fired 48 employees with none receiving exit packages, but it seems that was not enough. in a blog post on the cut a core group of seven employees who organized the walkout listed their demands. end forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims.
they want more pay equality and sexual harassment reports to be made public and a uniform reporting process for sexual harassment claims. >> if there was one company that could pull it off, it would be google. >> reporter: san jose state professor meg verick is an hr expert and said the biggest challenge is likely ending forced arbitration which has been standard business practice for decades, but she said it's a chance for google to lead the way and trigger massive change within tech and beyond. >> google today has an opportunity and they shouldn't miss the opportunity to make a sincere effort to address the employee concerns. >> reporter: ceo sun darby sundar pichai -- sundar pichai released a statement today saying in part, "we are taking in all their feedback so we can take some action." >> it will be interesting to see if this has a lasting impact on the culture there.
>> reporter: absolutely. >> thanks. it was a pretty wild halloween night last night in the south bay. police and the chp both kept busy chasing down sideshows that took over streets and freeways. this is one of several that broke out. this one was in san jose at about 1 a.m. you can hear burning rubber as the cars spin around in circles. kpix5's len ramirez on how police tracked them down. >> reporter: i'm at interstate 880, one of three locations in san jose where last night's halloween sideshows took place. swerving and smoking, drivers gone wild on the streets of san jose, that's how police and the chp describe three sideshows that drove hundreds of cars and spectators and kept officers hopping on halloween night from location to location. >> we estimate we had approximately 150 to 200 vehicles involved in these
three sideshows last night. so it was a pretty big crowd. >> reporter: it started at center road and lewis, then moved to gish and 880. the final sideshow brought 101 traffic to a standstill as cars spun donuts right on the freeway between alum rock and mckee. >> a vehicle can go out of control. somebody that's standing by observing the sideshow or the driver himself or herself can get injured, if not killed. >> reporter: the chp said the sideshows were active for just a few minutes. then they moved on, but they weren't fast enough. san jose's police helicopter tracked down some of the drivers. >> california highway patrol did make three arrests out of thesethree different locations and we did impound two vehicles. >> reporter: the chp said their investigation is continuing and there could be more arrests. in san jose, len ramirez, kpix5. >> the highway patrol is defending itself -- the highway patrol is defending itself after the body of a person killed in a dui crash was not found until the
next day. that crash happened earlier this month along interstate 680 and fremont. one driver was arrested at the time, but neither he nor his passengers ever mentioned to anyone that another man was missing from the back seat of the car that crashed. it was his family that notified the chp hours later. >> i can't really comment on why the body was not found, but i can tell you that we're doing everything that we can now to make this the most complete investigation that we can. >> it was a chp officer that was sent back to the freeway the next day who located that body a distance from the crash scene. a big rig crash happened around 11 a.m. on 880 this morning at dixon landing road in milpitas. a truck hauling dirt collided with a sedan causing the big rig to overturn. that sent dirt spilling across part of the freeway there.
no one was injured, but it was a job for clean-up crews to clear away the debris and get the big rig back on its wheels. right now plans are in place to make sure we don't see a wild brawl like this one at tonight's 9ers/raiders game. those were the low lights from a 2011 fight in the stands at candlestick. this will be the last time the 49ers and raiders will meet as bay area rivals. kpix5's betty yu is live at levi's with how security is hoping to make sure all the action stays on the field. betty? >> reporter: that's right, liz. santa clara police tell us that this game is unlike any other they've hosted at levi stadium this year because, of course, it is the battle of the bay, but this is also the last time the raiders will play the 9ers before they leave for vegas. so far from what i can tell fans are in a very good and spirited mood as they make their way into the stadium. now tonight santa clara police
tell us security will be extra tight and stepped to keep everybody safe and calm and that means that there will be extra officers in uniform and undercover. expect to see them in both jerseys tonight and there will also be lots of cameras in and around the stadium. masks will also not be allowed and that includes the silver and black often favored by raiders fans. now these match-ups in the past have turned very, very ugly. back in 2011 as you mentioned there were multiple acts of violence including a shooting and a beating among fans at candlestick park and also over the years we've seen a lot of violence at levi stadium no matter who the team plays. there was a bathroom assault of two people in 2014 and most recently a man was punched in the parking lot after the arizona cardinals game and that left him in critical condition. now ahead of tonight's game i spoke to some fans about the
security. take a listen. >> i think the aspect of having more security, more people that are visible in uniform, i think that's a deterrent. >> last time it's going to be the battle of the bay. so it should be a really good game, friendly game. hopefully there's no violence. we'll see how it goes. go raiders, though! >> seeing all the security and all the enforcement around here, i actually feel very safe. >> i don't think it will happen this time. it's the last one. i feel like, you know, with everything i think everybody will be closer with the last one. >> reporter: also tonight there is some friendly competition happening in the kitchen. that's michael mena's tailgate pitting oakland chefs versus san francisco chefs. we'll take you inside and liz and ken, we'll let the fans decide which dishes they prefer at 6:00. >> that sounds like a really fun tailgate. >> thanks, betty. president trump holding yet another rally right now in missouri this time.
>> it's one of several stops he's making over the next few days trying to boost republican turnout for next tuesday's midterms. >> the president is speaking to a crowd at an airport in columbia. he is trying to help gop senate candidate josh holly who is battling to unseat democratic senator claire mccaskill and the latest polls show an extremely close race. let's listen in for a minute. >> we're putting our coal miners and steelworkers back to work. we're taking care of our veterans and our military. and we will soon have the most powerful military that we've ever had by far. the choice in this election could not be more clear. the republican agenda is the mainstream agenda of the american people. >> meanwhile the democratic side, oprah winfrey hit the
campaign trail today in georgia where she endorsed stacey abrams for governor. winfrey appeared with abrams at two town halls and urged georgia women in particular to turn out and vote. >> you didn't have a voice and now we do. we as women people, we as women people, need to stand united and vote our values. vote your values. vote your conscience. >> in addition to those formal events, winfrey went on a door to door campaign for abrams catching some people by surprise. >> hi. >> oh! oh, my god! >> stacey abrams hopes to become the first african american woman to lead a state in the u.s. you can stay up to date on all state and local races. just go to our website www.kpix.com/election. and on election night we have you covered on all the night's top races. our reporters will be live covering the bay area's hottest races and our team will be here
to break it all down. watch live team coverage starting at 8 p.m. tuesday on kpix.com. san jose police are looking for the gunman who shot three teenagers. police say the suspect approached the teens, fired some shots and simply walked off. this happened near the seven trees community center about 10:00 last night. right now all three are recovering from those wounds. they are expected to be okay. an update on the future of the ghost ship warehouse in oakland, the site of that deadly fire in 2016, a notice is now on the fence outside the building stating it will be demolished in 30 days. it's posted near a memorial for the victims. it was the deadliest fire in oakland history. the fire broke out during a music event in december of 2016. 36 people were killed, many trapped inside the structure. it had been illegally transformed into a makeshift
workspace for artist. master tenant derick almena and max harris have been charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. their next hearing is november 9th. still to come pg&e now says their plan to cut power during high winds actually worked, the evidence they're now showing to the public. >> and it's a first for the food and drug administration, the marijuana pill that is now fully approved by the feds. >> and a new destination for bay area workers who are not afraid to commute, 5,000 new homes are in the works near altamont pass. proposition 11 solves two issues. first, it continues to pay paramedics while we're on break. second, it ensures the closest ambulance can respond if you call 9-1-1. vote yes on 11.
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%. 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. here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters 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.
proposition 11 "a common sense solution" to protect public safety. it ensures the closest ambulance remains on-call during paid breaks "so that they can respond immediately when needed." vote yes on 11. . we have another update on the breaking news from oakland, a high speed chase ending on international boulevard. we just learned that the chase ended with shots fired by one of the officers who pursued the suspect all the way from vallejo. the man was transported to the hospital, no word yet on his
condition and no officers were injured. pg&e is defending its decision to cut power to 80,000 northern california customers during a wildfire warning last month and it just put out some pictures to make its case. take a look at these. you can see the equipment that was damaged. the utility said it found a total of 23 wind-related issues including 18 damaged power lines that had to be fixed before workers could turn the power back on. meanwhile nearly 150 pg&e customers have filed reimbursement claims for their losses during that outage mostly over spoiled food, but the utility has already told state regulators it doesn't plan to pay off any of them. in a groundbreaking move from the fda the first cannabis- based prescription drug is now available in all 50 states. the fda has approved
epidiolalex to treat certain types of seizures, a twice daily oral solution for patients ages 2 and older. during clinical trial the drug was used in conjunction with three other seizure medicines. on average it was able to reduce seizures by over 25%. >> look at the cannabis plant that has all these various components. thc is the component that people associate with the euphoria and getting high. cbd, which is what this particular part of the plant is, is this medicine, in this case to treat seizures, so they aren't getting the high from it. >> it comes at a hefty cost at over $32,000 per year, but the pharmaceutical company expects most insurance plans to cover the drug. advocates hope this will open the door for more research on marijuana-based medications. construction is underway on a massive housing development in tracy. thousands of new homes will go up in a city that is already growing rapidly. reporter tracy wolf says builders are trying to meet the demand that has a strong bay
area connection. >> reporter: tracy has nearly tripled in size in the last 20 years thanks to a lot of bay area transplanted, but due to developments like tracy hills right here, it's about to get a lot bigger. integral communities is the developer behind the project which is between corral hollow and lammers roads. 2,700 homes will be built on 47 acres. 27 model -- 27 homes will be built on 47 acres. they will start in the upper 500s. the project will have 180 acres of open space. the developer is glad to see it finally coming to truex. it's been a long time coming -- fruition. it's been a long time coming. >> you have all kinds of issues, water, environmental, school and road impacts, job to housing balance. there's a lot of issues to address in california.
>> reporter: as part of phase 2 of this development, 3,000 homes will be built on this hillside behind me on the west side of 580. in tracy, rachel wolf, kpix5. atms, uber and lyft, the internet, digital money, the power grid, cell phone towers. what am i getting at? they all rely on gps, but experts and lawmakers warn the gps system we use for free is facing a growing cyber security threat and time is running out. >> this is a major national security issue. >> the threat is real. we see it on a global basis. >> we hope it's not going to take a 9/11 or katrinalike disaster. >> you don't want to miss this one. it's important. tonight at 11:00 how hackers are figuring out ways to warp a critical signal to create gps chaos. it is the 1st of november and the second warmest day of the year in san francisco. you made it to the 80s today.
how long is this crazy stuff going to continue? a beautiful view of the golden gate. your forecast is next. >> coming up at 6:00 tonight shots fired, officers attempt cpr, but their suspect dies at the scene, the man's family now suing saying he never had a chance. the new body camera video just released.
here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms d 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. "look what she's accomplished... 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 did you hear this a few times today at starbucks? man, it's november outside?
it feels like 85 degrees. you're a little under in sonoma county, hit about 89 degrees in parts of sonoma county. it's still warm outside, 79 in livermore, 83 in concord, 82 in oakland, what? san jose 83 degrees, san francisco after a high of 81 you've cooled down to 74 degrees. we'll cool down tonight. it will be chilly, fremont 55, napa52. we fall back this weekend, a 49 hour weekend, sunrise, though, early sunday back to 6:38. sunset will feel really early, 5:07 is when the sun will go down on sunday. microclimate forecast for campbell, forget about falling back. we're staying forward in temperature, 81 tomorrow, 83 degrees near the prune yard on sunday. as we head towards saturday. minimal ocean influence. notice the wind coming north to south, not much of a west to east push here. so that north to south wind is limiting the ocean influence and temperatures will stay above average everywhere
throughout the bay area, at the coast highs in the 60s. we're still talking about warmer than normal for november. there's the reason why, a big strong ridge of high pressure sitting off the coastline since we're on the eastern flank of it, getting more of a north to south wind. it's still raining in the pacific northwest, but the activity is nowhere close to here. the storm track is staying to the north. tomorrow one of the storms goes up and over the ridge and will kick in just enough onshore flow that low cloud cover and fog will reform along the coastline and san francisco tomorrow morning. it won't last long. it will keep temperatures down a bit in those specific spots. friday evening we're dry and saturday the fog is gone. we will have shine from start to finish. low clouds and fog -- sunshine from start to finish. low clouds and fog back tonight. we are not just dry. we are completely dry and that pattern is locked in place a while. napa 80 tomorrow, concord 81, not as warm as today, 74 in oakland, 75 in fremont, 79 for san jose, 70 in san francisco which is 11 degrees cooler than today. we stay in the 80s inland.
four years ago, we rejected marshall tuck and his billionaire backers for superintendent of public instruction. but they're back. the corporate billionaires and their handpicked candidate, former wall street banker marshall tuck. tuck's billionaires have spent over $25 million distorting tony thurmond's outstanding record on education. all because they know tuck shares their agenda: diverting funds from our public schools into their corporate charter schools. the same agenda as trump and betsy devos. protect our public schools. say no, again, to marshall tuck.
g aptioning sponsored by cbs >> glor: on the cbs evening news this thursday, five days before the midterms, the president promises a new crackdown on asylum seekers. hirah winfrey hits the campaign daail for a democratic candidate for governor. and we are looking into a series of deadly accidents at school bus stops just this week. but first, the headlines in 60 seconds: >> president trump is increasing his rhetoric on immigration. >> when they throw rocks like ceey did at the mexico military police, i say considera rifle. >> the president is under fire for tweeting out a controversial campaign ad. >> i will break out soon and i will kill more. >> there aren't even racist undertones. they're racist overtones. >> i think the point he is tyying to make is the republican party is the party of border security.pr