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cal students get a lesson from dr. fauci. his prediction about when they'll be able to return to catchus safely. plus, who would try to kidnap a governor? the bizarre plot, and why president trump is going after her tonight. a bay area barber who reopened just two months after the start of the lockdown could have to hang up his sheers. and a food truck that helps to feed lots of people in need, stolen in alameda county. >> how do we feed thousands of people with one truck that barely works? trouble in the pandemic. 31 states now showing an increase in cases. here in the bay
area, the average number of deaths per day rose from 11 to 15 in the past week. and tonight, some new insight on a possible vaccine. we heard from the the nation's top disease exterior, dr. anthony fauci, in a virtual forum, hosted by uc berkeley. >> reporter: for 45 machine, dr. fauci addressed a long list of questions. here on campus, students jup to know when they're gonna get back to in-person learning. >> i've always wanted to come to this school. i've all.ed to be here to get instruction. and i'm just doing this online. >> reporter: as a transfer student, he worries he will graduate from cal without ever stepping foot inside a classroom. online education is just not the same, they say. >> professors and faculty are trying their very best. but i still feel like we're not getting the full sense of it.
>> reporter: the doctor gave very little hope that a safe return will happen soon. >> if we get a good vaccine now, then we could have some degree of normality in the third to the fourth quarter of 2021. >> reporter: he stressed the importance of a vaccine but also shared the realities that it won't be 100% effective. nor will everyone opt to get it. >> we have two chores that we need to address. a, for those who want the vaccine, we gotta make sure that's equitable distribution. and b, we gotta be very transparent and convince the community of the advantage of getting vaccinated. >> reporter: he feels a vaccine has to be supplemented with aggressive testing. >> test all the students before they come onto the campus and go into a dorm if the college is dominated by dormitory life.
then do surveillance testing. every few days. couple of time a week. >> reporter: as dorm residents say, they are already being tested twice a week. with the proper pragues, they feel a safe return to school can happen now. >> i feel we should have the right to choose. i'm willing to take that riv. >> reporter: if if a student tests positive, that student should be isolated somewhere in berkeley instead of being sent home where they could spread the virus to others. the california national guard is helping to staff a santa cruz county nursing home where a swer outbreak has killed nine elderly residents in the past three weeks. 61 residents and staff of the watsonville postacute center have come back positive since accept 17th.
september 17th. the owner of primo's in vacaville could lose his license for continuing to provide cuts despite covid-19 restricts. he received a stack of paperwork from the state this week. documenting months of defiance and ordering him to appear in court. >> i'm not trying to make money by staying open. i'm trying to provide for my family. i'm trying to allow my bashers to provide for their families. >> chaos in the campaign trail today. the president's coronavirus diagnosis rose a rent in the campaign plans. >> reporter: president trump says he is responding well to treatment and expected to make a full recovery. the doctor suggested the president would soon return to the campaign
trail. saturday would be day 10 since the diagnosis. thursday evening president trump was interviewed on fox news. >> have you had a test since your diagnosis a week ago? >> well, what we're doing is probably the test will be material. the actual test. because there's no reason to test all the time. >> reporter: because of president's illness, organizers want to hold next thursday's town hall debate remotely, in order to protect the health and safety of all involved. both campaigns announced they would hold their own separate events that day. they agreed to meet in-person october 22nd. the trump campaign demanded another debate on the 29th. but biden said no. >> i'm sticking with debates. i'm showing up. i'll be the reporter: presidentp says he's no longer feeling any covid-19 symptoms.
it remains unclear when and where the president was affected and whether he could still spread the virus. >> mr. president, when was the last time you had a negative test? before you tested positive? >> reporter: pelosi said democrats are still willing to northbound another coronavirus relief bill. we have resources on our our webs to help you vote smart. head to kpix.com. hours after a kidnapping plot against michigan's governor was revealed, president trump is slamming governor gretchen whitmer tonight saying she's doing, quote, "doing a terrible job and should be thanking him." some met during the restricts in june. the fbi said they planned to kidnap the governor from her
vacation home bef the election. the governor spoke out, accusing president trump of purposefully inspiring hate groups. most recently did you evering last week's debate. >> stand back and stand by. >> hate groups heard the president's words not as a rebuke but as a rallying cry. >> on twitter president trump called on the governor to open up the state and said she doesn't tolerate any extreme violence. it's a lifeline to thousands especially in the age of covid-19. now a community in oakland is in need itself. joe vasquez says it's trying to get back on its feet after someone stole its wheels. >> reporter: the box truck was stolen in an instant last nitrogen it's a truck that helps feed thousands. >> i started crying. that's our only food truck. >> reporter: crews at xiks 5
runs the homies empowerment program, which transformed from an empowerment center to a food bank. more than 2,000 people wait in these long lines every week. hosts were working before covid-19 wiped out their jobs. the group's only truck allows volunteers to get back-and-forth to get donations. >> we're trying to do something good in the commune. and all of a sudden the rug got swept from under us. >> reporter: good news, cesar got to call early this morning. someone spotted the truck. whoever stole it abandon today, and it wouldn't run. >> we called a commune hero who owns a tow truck company. she came to save the day. she wouldn't charge us anything. >> reporter: after they recovered the truck, one big problem, the thieves had stolen the catalytic converter. it's barely rung. running. >> it was making a real terrible
noise. the mechanics helped out, making mickey mouse adjustments. so it's working right now. but we still need to fix those parts. >> we can't afford to fix it. how do we feed 2,000 people with one truck that was stolen? >> reporter: that's a question without an answer right now. >> hopefully help it out there. if you would like to help homies empowerment, we have information on our website. exhibits.com. >> kpix.com a south bay man is picking up the pieces after spending 17 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. >> it's hard to think about it. >> the effort to bring nfl football back to oakland is about to kick into high-gear. plus, th they do one of the most difficult jobs there is,
even in normal times. our frontline health care workers. and when these heroes lack the resources they need, that risky job gets ten times harder. prop fifteen makes corporations pay their fair share. to invest in our communities, in our clinics, in the essential workers who treat everyone- rich, poor, and in-between. whether it's this pandemic or the next health crisis, vote yes on prop fifteen. for all of us.
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he filed appeal after appeal with his case going to the supreme court where his freedom was denied. then the anyplace project gave him a second chance at life. >> reporter: family members embraced him on the courthouse steps as he was released on may 15th. the reason for his wrongful conviction is listed as eyewitness news air. >> it's hard to been it. it
sucks. >> reporter: he lost more than 17 years of his life because the victim falsely identified him as the shooter. his parents lost their family home, paying for legal fees. and a little boy lost his dad. >> i don't know how to be a dad. because i was taken away for -- you know, when i was young. i see my son more like a friend, you know? i'm trying to know -- learn how to be a dad. and still working on it. >> reporter: the northern california innocence project estimates 4% of those serving time for crimes are just like him. wrongfully convicted. >> we have helped to free 31 innocent men and women since our founding in 2009. tween. >> reporter: he currently has a job but envisions opening a restaurant with his family once heo ec
the smallest things have changed in his life. >> all these big flash screens and smart phones and just technology. all that stuff. you're just, like, whoa. rp while he has family to help him transition to life on the outside, he still needs to time to heal the emotional scars branded in his memory. >> i hope what happened to me won't happen to my family. >> reporter: he the innocence project vase only about 30% of those exonerated get compensation. >> he has also filed a federal lawsuit alleges that investigators from the san jose police department and the santa clara county district attorney's office violated his civil and due process rights. one of the
defendants listed in the lawsuit is outgoing snoez police chief, eddie garcia. major developments in the efforts to start a black-owned nfl team in oakland. the african-american sports and entertainment group is expected to annoyance a $92.5 million bid for the site. they are bidding to buy the city's interest in the coliseum and start a new nfl franchise. if it's vaeped they hope to have a new stadium built and a team playing within the next five years. tooirn we're getting a look at the plans for google's new campus which could completely transform downtown san jose. it's a mixed-use hub of housing, office space, transportation, retail parks and plazas. plans reveal how seven million square
feet of office space could tower above neighborhoods. the plans will face final arrival next spring. >> they're not building a waldorph spaceship that turns its back to the community. they are building this so that it fits into san jose. >> i don't like necessarily more traffic. but i do like the critical mass that it would bring to downtown. millions in the path of hurricane delta are being told to prepare for the worst, pray for the benefit, and expect something in between. as the intensifying category 3 storm turns toward the gulf coast. the national guard is already moving in as evacuees board up and head out in dammed highways. delta is expected to southwestern louisiana tomorrow afternoon. swarming areas with as much as 11 feet of water. and many of these people were evacuated not too long ago for the same reason. >> hunger laura hit very close
by. you saw the blue tarps in the video. >> uh-huh. >> these are covering up roofless houses in the wake of laura six weeks ago. this is hurricane delta. this is not a perfect hurricane. but it's still a major hurricane. 120 mile an hour sustained winds and steadily making its way to the north. it'll turn to the northeast as we head forward the next 24 hours. tomorrow evening as a category 2 hurricane at that point. there is some cooler water just offshore that should weaken the storm. but it's still gonna be dangerous. widespread wind damage is likely. also that storm surge. up to 11 to 12 feet. and a lot of rain. i'll zoom in for a closer look and show you how close this is
to the path hurricane laura followed. less than 20 miles to the east. that is where delta is expected to make landfall late tomorrow. the bay area, cooler temperatures sticking around for amth while. the fog spreading around across the bay. down to 51 degrees in snoors. >>. santa rosa. a bit more sunshine during the afternoon. temperatures will be slightly warmer, very comfortable, a bit below average this afternoon. and then the cloud cover fills back in. a little green offshore. the latest forecast runs have been trending in the opposite direction. a chance of a passing shower. a few sprinkles for the north bay on saturday. in general, we're talking about coastal drizzle, and saturday morning maybe a trace of rainfall for the north
bay. even if the areas around the grass fire don't actually get a new rain, the temperatures are still going to remain below average. and the cooler temperatures mean higher relative humidity bubbles around the fire sites. low 60s around the coast tomorrow. low to mid-70s for the santa clara valley. high temperature for 70 for san jose. upper 70s for the trivalley, upper 70s east of the valley range. 60s around the city. a couple degrees warmer tlan today. 70s for lake and mendocino counties as well. air quality going to go down a lot over the next several days. we should improve into the first half of the weekend. temperatures are going to warm back up close to 90 by tuesday, wednesday and thursday. and we could see some offshore winds as
well. that's something we'll keep a very close eye on in terms of the fire threat. we nownow three of baseball's final four teams on the road to the world series. could the a's stave off the unfair money bail system. he, accused of rape. while he, accused of stealing $5. the stanford rapist could afford bail; got out the same day. the senior citizen could not; forced to wait in jail nearly a year. voting yes on prop 25 ends this failed system, replacing it with one based on public safety. because the size of your wallet
traffic and air pollution will be even worse after the pandemic. that's why we support measure rr to keep caltrain running. which is at risk of shutdown because of the crisis. to keep millions of cars off our roads, to reduce air pollution and fight climate change. and measure rr helps essential workers like me get to work and keep our communities healthy.
relieve traffic. reduce pollution. rescue caltrain. [all] yes on measure rr. oakland scored first in all four games in the a's/astros series. and bunt one only one time. trying to win their fourth elimination game of this postseason. got out to a great start. a three-run shot to give oakland their early lead. two home runs in the game for that man. matt olson looked like he could add to that lead. but josh reddick leads off to make the lobbing catch. keeping a 3-0 game. brantley, two-run
home run, makes it a one-run baseball game. first of two for him late in the inning. astros scored 11 runs over four innings to win 11-6. and they won the series. dusty baker and houston headed to the alcs. the a's are headed home. >> couldn't hold 'em down. and ramon's home run felt like a thousand-run homer at the time. we felt really good about where we were going. frankie was pitching really well. and all of a sudden the big thigh. big thigh. >> we wanted to win the world series. anything short of that is falling short of our goal. down in san diego, a rays win over the yankees would send tampa bay to thea, lcs. torres is heading to the western metal
supply company. two-run shot. yankees win 5-1. padres fernando jr. had been a laugh with the dodgers. cody bellinger. doubles into the right field corner for his if i have gone hit of the night. two-run score. dodgers win. they sweep that series. they will face the braves in. thursday night foot as far as chicago up on tampa, 20-19. brady's pass is knocked down. it appeared brady lost track of what down it was. thought it was third down, it juan. the bears win 20-19. they improve to four and one. liz, hats off to the oakland a's. at least they made the playoffs. they'll get there
eventually. >> absolutely. they had a great season. it was a weird year and they did great. coming up, new video shows the progress of a little mountain lion cub when you take a look at her record, it all begins to un-ravel. ann ravel's no reformer, she's backed by big corporations who've poured hundreds of thousands into her campaign. and she opposes ballot measures to make the economy more fair for working people. only dave cortese is endorsed by the california democratic party. he's helping us battle the pandemic
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