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powerful companies that are as unilaterally controlled, and in the end, the buck stops with mark. there is no one currently holding mark accountable but himself. >> mark zuckerberg was not there to challenge frances haugen at a senate subcommittee hearing today , as she accused her former employer of putting profits ahead of safety by inciting political violence, fueling misinformation, and using sophisticated algorithms to target teenagers. within the past couple of hours, the facebook ceo did share the lengthy memo he sent to his employees. that evening. i'm elizabeth cook. @tran08. that memo reads in part as follows, quote, we care deeply about issues like safety, well- being, and mental health. it is difficult to see coverage that misrepresents our work and our motives. if we did not care about fighting harmful content, then
why would we employ so many more people dedicated to this than any other company in our space? in a company statement earlier today, facebook said it does agree that it is time to create some standard rules for the internet. advocacy groups like the bay area nonprofit common sense media are urging parents to use this moment as a launchpad for imported conversations with their kids. >> i will talk about how there is a magical appearance on platforms like instagram, where everyone looks beautiful all of the time, and how celebrities airbrush and photoshop their images. >> just as a citizen, and human to human, of course it is a concern. i mean, the algorithm is driven to make money. it is not just facebook that makes money on facebook. so do plenty of other businesses. >> so what has this week meant for them? andria borba is in silicon valley with that part of our story tonight.
>> reporter: it was not just your friends baby photos or ridiculous mediums on facebook, instagram, that you missed out on yesterday during the multi- hour outage. businesses around the nation and the world lost millions of dollars in revenue. larger companies estimated that their sales were off about 30 to 70% yesterday, without the ability to reach customers on the platform. the ceo and cofounder of channel meter said that for small businesses, the blow could be devastating. >> aside from content creators, it is a day that people aren't selling, and there are countless businesses across the world that operate, and they aren't charging for their services. there are countless creators on instagram who are using it to sell their e- commerce goods or merchandise, it a day like yesterday means they aren't putting food on the table.
>> the outage happened at a particularly bad time for business is ramping up for holiday sales during an already challenging year due to supply chain issues and pandemic restrictions. we will have more on the story, including hearing from small business owners whose entire business depends on the facebook and instagram platforms tonight on kpix 5 news at 11:00. live in menlo park, andria borba, kpix 5. >> it's amazing the trickle- down effect of all of this. thank you. a live look at oakland headquarters of kaiser permanente tonight. within 2000 employees are on leave nationwide for failing to report their vaccination status. kaiser tells kpix 5 92% of its workers have had their shots. the rest may return to work if they do so by december 1. could we be nearing the end again of indoor mask mandates?
tonight, contra costa county is dropping hints. its medical director toward the boards of supervisors today that contra costa is working with other counties and possibly easing restrictions, and they expect to make an announcement by the end of the week. what about guidance on halloween masks and trick-or- treating in general? we have not really heard any information yet. our andria borba , andrea nakano is digging and for what parents should expect. tune in for her report tonight at 11:00. a live look at oracle park where the giants are prepping for the playoffs as a way to find out who their opponent will be. vern glenn has more on the mood inside the clubhouse. >> reporter: inside oracle park, outside of the giants dugout, say hello to the n.l. west division champions as they are wrapping up a workout. that is over one shoulder. over my right shoulder on the mound is jake mcgee working out. action from earlier today, this was a couple hours ago.
kris bryant was in the batting cage. brandon belt, as i to see him out at first base taking ground balls with that wrap over his broken thumb. he told me afterwards that it felt great. the giants are hopeful he can return later in the season, and dominic leon doing his in the outfield. he got the final out on sunday, and is not taking this week for granted. >> i have been on six different teams in 9 to 10 years, so i have a lot of friends around the league. this is a special time of year, my first postseason. >> reporter: do you have the ball? >> i do somewhere. yeah. i've got it i think. >> reporter: same drill coming up tomorrow as these guys will be on the field until close to 5:30 or so. and they will gather as a team, watch the n.l. wild-card game between the cardinals and the dodgers. the winner will be right here, friday, for game one, for the nlds. that will do it from oracle park. vern glenn, kpix 5 .
a san francisco jury just hit tesla with a $137 million verdict in a racial discrimination lawsuit. it claims black employees were subjected to racial slurs, and other threatening behavior. the former worker and whistleblower on ds said every day at work he was subjected to taunts, threats, the n-word, and racist graffiti on the fremont factory floor. he says the lawsuit and the verdict are about holding tesla accountable. >> i was told i was going to be killed in the factory. i'm going to shoot you. i was told, you know what, go back to africa. you knew that racism was going on in your factory. you could have stopped. you could have retrained everybody, but that is not what they chose to do. >> in a statement, tesla said it strongly believes that the
facts don't justify the verdict, but added that we do recognize in 2015 and 2016, we are not perfect. we are still not perfect, but we have come a long way from 5 years ago. we continue to grow and improve on how we address employee concerns. firmer theranos lab director is in the hot seat again in the elizabeth holmes front royal . today, a defense attorney attacked the credibility of dr. adam rosendorff point he previously stated in the deposition theranos did not have a higher number of faulty test results and other labs that he worked at. the defense says that contradicts what he said earlier in the trial. >> they are trying to point the finger at dr. rosendorff by saying he is the actual fraud. this witness cuts both ways, for both the prosecution and defense, but keep in mind, he is not the only witness. we've already had prior witnesses come forward to all testified that the tests were not accurate. >> during cross-examination,
trent 24 said that i 23 wanted to quickly expand the use of the kpix.com when analyzers , even though she knew they were not accurate, and frequently broke down. looking live at the embarcadero, where fleet week is ramping up. 2019 is the last time we saw all of the events in person. this year thomas everett cisco is the only city in the nation to have full and present events, with ship tours and the airshow making a comeback. >> it's cool that fleet week is happening and separate cisco, and this is the only place in the country that it is happening, and it has everything to do with the fact that we have over 82% of san franciscans fully vaccinated, and it is really considered very safe as it relates to covid. >> events continue through the week and into the weekend. we have posted more information on our website, kpix.com . if you are headed into san francisco for fleet week, bring your bomber jacket, right? temperatures in the city will only top 60 degrees barely the next few days but then more
sunshine in time for the weekend, was lightly warmer temperatures. things are looking good, at least in san francisco for the weekend. we will look at the full forecast coming up. why more than 1 million bay area customers could soon notice a different taste in their water. could that catastrophic southern california oil spill have been stopped sooner? what the coast guard just admitted. if you have been to the central coast in the past few days, check your pockets. there could be a $700 million ticket inside. from vegan pastrami, to a spicy margarita, we have a behind-the-scenes look at what is on the menu for warriors fans returning to chase center
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right now the chp is looking for the shooter who wounded a 3-year-old boy on an oakland freeway. east bay times reports the child was riding with his father on 580 near fontaine avenue just after 10:30 last night. somebody in another vehicle opened fire on their car, striking it several times. the boy was hit in the foot. he will be okay. his father was not hurt. investigators say the bomb threats that cleared out a pair of bay area high schools came from the same phone number, and it sounded like the same color. the first sent students and staff on from st. francis and mountain view around lunch time , and the same thing happened at presentation high school and san jose a couple of hours later. of course, there were no bombs. police are now looking for the caller. a a live look over the tri-
valley, where pleasanton is expected to declare a stage two water shortage tonight. that would require customers to cut back on their usage by at least 15%. east bay mud is tapping into the sacramento river to keep supplies flowing to more than 1 million of its customers. the water will be treated at the recently upgraded san pablo and upper san leandro plants. some customers still may notice some changes like they did the last time this happened. >> for me, it was more of a sulfur taste in the background of the water. kind of more of an aftertaste. even almost a little older as well that went along with it. >> east bay mud plans to drop about 11 billion gallons on the river over the next 4 months. taking a look at top headlines, the coast guard says initial reports of that big southern california oil spill don't rise to the level of sending boats out to look for a leak. they did that 12 hours later in the pipeline company finally
reported it. investigators are looking into whether a ship's anchor they have struck the pipeline. >> upon further investigation, we have determined that approximately 4000 feet of the 17.7 mile pipeline has been displaced, and it has been laterally displaced by 105 feet. >> this bill put up to 126,000 gallons of heavy crude into the ocean. president biden put some physical distance between himself and congress to try to bridge the divide over his trillion dollar infrastructure plan. >> these bills are not about left versus right, or moderate versus progressive. they are about opportunity versus decay. >> he took his billback better campaign on the road to suburban detroit, as the progressive and moderate wings of his party haggle over the price tag of a larger social
spending measure. meanwhile, congress has less than 2 weeks to raise the debt ceiling for the u.s. runs out of money to pay for the bills it already has. the senate could take that up tomorrow. people who got the johnson & johnson one and on vaccine may get a second shot after all. the company just filed an emergency use authorization request with the fda for boosters. stay tuned for that. southwest is the latest u.s. airline to require workers to be vaccinated. all 54,000 of them have until december 8 to comply or lose their jobs. employees can seek medical or religious exemptions. imagine going grocery shopping, and coming home $700 million richer. this is the albertson's in morro bay on the central coast whnights winninpo sold. thck, the seventh largest in u.s. lottery history. the winner has not come forward
yet. a live look outside of the san francisco sideline from our treasure island cam. >> that could be a painting. a chief meteorologist paul heggen is tracking cooler temperatures for the rest of the week. a substantial drop in temperatures today. the cooldown is just beginning. it is a storm system sending meister to the pacific northwest that is sending cool air into the bay area my without any moisture. they be coastal drizzle. i would not get your hopes up for any measurable reciprocation. we get the cooler temperatures, and it is squeezing the atmosphere and producing gusty wind. they are in the 15 to 20 mile- per-hour range. they will diminish later tonight , after midnight. they don't go completely calm. the wind will be noticeable for the first half of the day on wednesday, and wednesday afternoon and picks back up again. the strongest gusts will be
inland, but align the coast, 25 to 35 mile-per-hour range. if you drive a hilar profile vehicle, keep both hands on the wheel. looking outside right now, we have the fog, and layers of mid- and high-level clouds ab the fo will creep in as we go through the rest of the night. the temperature downtown is a cool spot at 56 degrees. santa rosa at 58. even the warm location, concord , 67 degrees comfortably. cool temperatures right now with mark cloud cover expected through the rest of tonight. it will keep temperatures from falling too much farther than they have already. most will and up into the mid to upper 50s tomorrow morning. the clouds will be tough to shake throughout the day. it will not be completely gray. the sun will filter through the mid to high-level clouds, and we will see occasional breaks. temperatures tonight, lows in
the mid to upper 50s, a little bit cooler in the north bay valleys. tomorrow we struggle to warm- up. francisco, a few th n santsa, rely ab for most of the bay. concord, temperatures back down into the low 70s, after highs in the low 80s today. that's typical of most of the inland east bay. mid to low 70s for the warmest spots on the map. let's fill in the rest of the map for wednesday's highs. 60s around the bay. jose 70s inland. no 80 degree high temperatures on the map for wednesday afternoon. same story for thursday and friday. temperatures back down more away from the water, but we bounce back to near normal temperatures by sunday before we cool down again monday and tuesday. even the warm spots on sunday will be 80 degrees inland, and that's not bad for the middle of october.
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or ask your agent about scan. if you are keeping count, it has been almost 575 days since the warriors hosted a full house at chase center. when fans return tomorrow , they will have some fancy new food options. >> i'm getting hungry. here is a sneak peek at dozens of new additions to the menu, everything from chicken and waffles, to plant based options
like vegan pastrami sandwiches, and vegan chocolate milkshakes. the warriors are also introducing ranch new cocktails, like a spicy pineapple margarita. >> we want to elevate the food, that same luxury that they can find at a hotel, i want the fans to have that same experience here at the chase center. my team and i, we are working, doing all this off-season to put that energy into the stands , and also into our premium areas. >> guests who check out all that great food, those drinks, of course, betty yu she gets all these assignments. she will have a ok at the classic hollywood story. we meet the hero, the all-new nissan frontier. hero faces seemingly impossible challenge. ♪ tension builds... ♪ the plot twist. ♪ the hero prevails. in hollywood, this would be the end.
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