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the fire. >> reporter: coming down interstate 880 south we could see the smoke from 5 miles away. the fire department says this afternoon they received a 911 call of a structure fire. crews called for back up, making it a three-alarm fire. >> i didn't think it was going to be as big as it was. >> reporter: employees inside c&h enterprises say the fire started in the rear of the building. they tried to put it out but it was too much. the black smoke was toxing because there was -- toxic because there was flamable liquids inside. -- flamable liquids inside. >> you want to avoid it. anybody in the hot zone here, should have had a self contained breathing apparatus on. >> reporter: everyone made it out safely and there were no
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injuries reported. out here live, you can see this sign it is meant for firefighters and gives them warnings. you will hear that story coming uttonight at 6:00 p.m. and more about the -- coming up tonight at 6 p.m. and more about this business -- sick p.m., and more about this business. -- 6:00 p.m. and more about this business at 6:00 p.m. >> the next photo was tweeted by another viewer. the fire is active. and this person was standing closer to the fire. you can post your photos to the ktvu facebook page and get breaking news anytime from ktvu by downloading the ktvu ipad app, watch newscasts live and receive drive time traffic and weather updates anytime, anywhere. a bomb squad was called out
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after several threats were made at several high schools. kennedy middle school and linbrook high school in san jose and were directed against a teacher in cupertino and forced a lock down at a elementary school. ktvu's ann rubin joins us with what authorities found. authorities found no bomb here at the school but there will be arrests when they find the people responsible for the threats. investigators are calling it -- >> reporter: investigators are calling it a hoax and a crime. >> people are messing around and things like that you shouldn't joke around about. >> it is not funny. >> reporter: authorities shut down the high school and the elementary school next door and three bomb sniffing dogs made
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passes through and found nothing. police say it was too detailed a threat to ignore. >> it is specific in nature, the school, the teacher. with those two elements this is something we have to take seriously and have to act upon right away. >> the threat may have appeared in more than one location. investigators responded at linbrook hic but officials say they also -- high school but officials say they also had one at an elementary school. >> we are looking at several different possibilities. >> reporter: investigators have strong leads. still they plan on taking extra precautions when they reopen tomorrow. >> additional deputies to school. >> reporter: expect a normal school day tomorrow, in the mean time the investigation continues and anyone with
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information is asked to call the sherriff's department. live, ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the bomb threat was directed at a teacher who was well liked. >> rob roth tells us what recautions are being taken by police -- precautions are being taken. >> reporter: it is unclear why the teacher was targeted, students say the teacher was quite popular. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news is not identifying him for his safety. >> we set a good atmosphere for learning. i don't know why it was him that this happened to. >> whatever it is i am sure it is a joke. he is the last person anyone should target. >> reporter: the teacher gets positive reviews. one student called him funny. a year ago a student posted a comment he makes me want to
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cry. the teacher declined our request for a comment. the sherriff's department is providing protection for him. >> there is a deputy or two that are staying with the teacher and his family to ensure his safety and the safety of his family. >> reporter: they haven't yet uncovered any reasons why the teacher is under threat. students had the day off. we found one studying. >> i am probably going to study a little more till maybe 4:00 p.m. and then take a nap and then after that study more and go to sleep. >> we are afraid and just scared about what is going to come next, what is going to happen. >> reporter: when school opens tomorrow the sherriff's department says there will be extra security measures for the teacher but wouldn't say what it will be. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news.
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we have breaking news to tell you about out of oakland. a live picture. police and emergency crews responded to a homicide in a residential area. these pictures are live from east oakland. this is happening at 83 avenue and "d" street. the victim is an adult male. police have one block of 83 street shut down for their investigation. no word on suspects or a motive in this case. we will follow this situation and keep you updated. the police chief will become the official police chief next week. he has been the active chief for five months and face as stuff job as community back lash continues over officer involved shooting. he will be coming out of reenvironment.
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he plans on -- retirement. he hopes to leave the force in better shape than he found it. a journey has come to an end for john mcafee who arrived in the u.s. last night from guatemala. he was deported to the u.s. this morning he denied murdering his neighbor and said his trouble began when he refused to pay a bribe. >> began last year when soldiers stormed my property, shot my dog in the head. troyed my -- destroyed my home. >> u.s. authorities haven't questioned john mcafee and don't plan to. he will talk to authority physical they come to the u.s.
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dropping manslaughter charges. the bus struck and killed a nurse in a sidewalk. the bus driver told police she didn't see her. the bus was traveling 7 miles an hour. investigators say the bus video recorder showed the afternoon sun caused visibility problems that intersection. san francisco seen a rise in domestic violence cases this year. ktvu's david stevenson shows us a new campaign to turn the trend around. >> reporter: san francisco officials launched a peace at home campaign to reduce domestic violence cases. >> we know from years of experience and data suggested to us that domestic violence goes up during the holidays.
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our domestic violence shelters are handling 29% more bed nights for victims of domestic violence. >> reporter: the domestic violence cases jumped 98%. there is $750,000 in legal service funds for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence. >> domestic violence is a crime and must be treated as such. >> domestic violence became a top political issue after the mayor suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi. a campaign launched yesterday aiming aiming to encourage ross mirkarimi to step down. >> now i think this is primarily driven not by the sheriff but by the statistics we are reacting to. the information about increased
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calls and cries for help. >> the campaign continues in january with ads about domestic violence hosted in buses ashed the city. david stevenson -- buses around the city. david stevenson ktvu channel 2 news. a flat tire is to blame for a fatal crash this morning. a suv plowed into the back of a car. a woman in the car died at the scene. the driver suffered minor injuries and the driver of the suv was not hurt. drugs or alcohol is not believed to be factors in the crash. bicyclist was injured when he collided with a street sweeper. the man was trapped and firefighters had to get him out. paramedics to him to the
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hospitals. injuries were not life threatening. >> a massive cyber attack is planned to raid personal checking accounts. research finds ithe project blitz -- finds the project blitz creek is a credible threat. they threatened to steal funds from chase, citibank, wells fargo and other banks. the attack could effect thousands of bank accounts. the bay area's housing market might be showing signs of a come back. the median price has gone up 20% in a year. in november that number came in at $438,000. almost 7300 homes changed hands last night, that is an increase of 16%. we are still waiting for a deal on the so-called fiscal cliff, what transpired today at the white house white house
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between president obama and speaker of the house john boehner coming up. ambassador susan rice took herself out of the running for the secretary of state. she sent a letter to president obama saying she doesn't want the position to be politicized and is saddened from removing her name. she same under attack for her handling of the attack at the u.s. consulate. california coast will look different, how the sun and the moon play a part. >> back here in just a few minutes, showers back in your forecast, not only that it will get cold tonight, a frost advisory for parts of the bay area. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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right now, police are at the scene of a homicide, 83 avenue and "d" street. one block of 83 avenue remains closed as investigators go over the scene. no word on the victim or what occurred here. police are saying it is a homicide. the king tides moved coastal waters close to urban areas today and will do so again tomorrow. this is a glimpse of what could be permanent in years to come. ktvu's jade hernandez is live to explain this. >> reporter: today's king tides pushed the waters to 7.9 feet. you can see where the waters hit the rocks earlier today. in other areas, experts walked through watery trails around
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the water front. >> king tied, the sun and the moon are using their gravitational pull and the tied is extremely high. >> this is a reminder that we are not in control. >> reporter: she showed us where the high tide pushed water over this bay trail. >> effects the birds, the trail, as you can see. this is something that doesn't happen even every year. >> reporter: comparing king tides and future sea levels. >> reporter: last week's storm with this tied you would see problems on roads, in neighborhoods. there is a marsh behind us, if you get over flows you would have water problems in the bay.
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>> reporter: the street flooded. he used the tied to his advantage and searched for a rare bird. >> i also know when you have high tide like this it pushes the shoreline bird specs to where you can see them -- species to where you can see them. >> reporter: in san francisco waters rose to 7.2 feet along the embarcadero. this shows where the tied rose, and fell here in alameda. if you missed the king tides today you could catch them tomorrow. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. there are new developments in a story we told you about last month. the oyster company is seeking a restraining order against the federal government. it wants to stay in operation
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beyond the 90 days it has been granted. a date for a judge to hear the request hasn't been set. if you have a new iphone and missing google maps, that app is now available. you will remember we told you about the complaints that reported. users declined to upgrade because they didn't want to lose google maps. >> president obama and speaker of the house john boehner held negotiations today but with no results. john boehner rushed to the white house this afternoon for the meeting. earlier today the speaker accused the president of dragging out talks. he wants president obama to agree to more spending cuts and changes to medicare and social security. democrats backed president
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president obama's plan to raise taxes on high income earners. >> the president still isn't serious about dealing with this issue right here. spending. >> automatic cuts and tax increases are due to kick in january 1 unless congress breaks the steal mate. the dow is down 74 to 13,170. the nasdaq is down 21 at 2,992. the s&p is down 9 at 1,419. cory bush filed a lawsuit on the death of his daughter during a boat race. last april she was among five crew member whose died when waves overwhelmed the boat. three others survived. bush is suing for the wrongful beth of his daughter saying the rules were violated and the tragedy could have been prevented. let's check in with chief
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meteorologist bill martin. the sun is out but it is still cold. >> it was. temperatures this morning down to freezing. so cold tonight the national weather service issued a frost advisory for parts of the bay area. i will get to that. this is the problem. in terms of why they are not so wet and so cold. coming from here. you can see the location. the path that they follow. coming from the polar regions. the storms are bringing cool air and not a lot of rain. we have a series of storms lined up off shore and they will click through over the next 5-6 days but a they are all non-events except monday. next three, not a big deal. over night lows very cold. 50 in concord. antioch, livermore.
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we have a frost advisory and you can see you are close to it in napa, fremont. you will have frost in many inland valleys. take precautions. look for tender plants and things that are sensitive to the frost. there will be frost. you will see it in the north bay and south bay as well. 32 in napa, freezing. 33 fairfield. 33 concord. you can get frost at 35 degrees, 36 degrees. has to do with the moisture in the air. there will be plenty of frost. you might even see frost near the mountains, saratoga. here is the system i am tracking. they are just going to keep coming around the corner into the weekend. when i come back, i got the computer model, a chance for
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showers tomorrow, sprinkles. not a big deal and more after that. when i come back i will have the details and line up the storms for you. >> thank you. new details on a homicide case in san francisco. what we learned about one of the victims bound boun and gagged. >> free flu shots for all -- bound and gagged. >> free flew shots for all bay area children. where you can go. you won't take my life.
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. now that voters approved smoking marijuana, advocates are targeting california. why this issue could end up back before voters. >> california is at the top of the target list. >> proa marijuana groups are ready to try again and -- pro marijuana groups are ready to try again to legalize marijuana in california. >> the state where marijuana has been discussed more than anywhere else. >> reporter: two years ago voters struck down proposition 19. they are preparing for a second chance. >> in 1996 it cost $5 million to get medical marijuana
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passed. >> citizens against legalizing marijuana are adamant about not letting another initiative and they are not concerned about the millions of dollars that will be spent trying to legalize the drug. >> it can't happen. people don't realize that marijuana is a dangerous drug. >> reporter: anti-drug groups hopes the government will hope them defeat. meanwhile marijuana advocates are meeting with the medical marijuana industry leaders. ktvu channel 2 news. walgreen's agreed to paid $16 million over illegal dumping of hazardous waste in california. they claim the store's illegally disposed of waste. they also accused them of
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tossing out customer records. walgreen's did not acknowledge any wrongdoing. children received a hands on lesson in children. students and parents selected selected selected gifts. >> a lot of people ask for rice and beans and soap. you know, the basics that we take for granted. >> we are helping the kids that have no -- no -- like, any stuff. and we have a lot of stuff. that is why we are helping the kids. >> they filled two trucks with the gifts and they will deliver to 28 families in richmond. >> a memorial today for all the homeless who died this past
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year, why a police investigation sheds new light on the situation. >> more fall out after this video surfaced on facebook from a san francisco police officer. the request being made by the mayor's office.
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complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. a homeless woman found dead in a creek as advocates remind us the perils the homeless face every day. it appears the death may be a deliberate attack. ktvu's robert handa is live where the people who are ignored are being remembered. we are in the neighborhood where police have been investigating this death. initially police reported the
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body of a adult female was found. the body was actually found floating in this creek. >> reporter: on most days homeless people gather in san jose but not today. a woman known to have live here was found face down in the water wednesday afternoon. police call it suspicious. friends say she was a drug addict. >> she is a nice person. she will do a lot for a lot of people. she went out there, you know, she has a few enemies from things she has done. >> reporter: the latest death had an impact on a memorial to remember the homeless who died on the streets this year. they conducted the ceremony where leaders read the names of names of the deceased.
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>> we had a decline but we are still losing people to homelessness. that is what her death symbolizes for me today. >> reporter: a homeless woman agreed. >> i have been through the storms, floods, violence, and it is very crazy out there. especially for the females more stuff. >> reporter: her friends expect to hear she is san jose's latest homicide. >> wouldn't surprise me because of the area and the people she was hanging around with. >> reporter: police say the case is still being investigated. till they get more information this remains a suspicious death. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details. the memorial took place today at the shelter in san jose. the event, relections, drew a -- reflections, drew a large crowd.
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7,000 homeless people are on streets on any given night. housing is the only real solution he said. >> the city and the county are already spending more money on the homeless than it will take to put them into housing. we have to be smart enough to figure out how to squeeze that money out of the system. >> he presented materials with the annual life builder award for its work to end homelessness. representatives of the arch dice sees held a -- diocese held a candlelight vigiller today. they prayed and -- candlelight vigil today. they prayed. police arrested 5 suspects in the case and 4 pleaded not guilty. the 5th is set for arraignment tomorrow. the sister is quoting theivism moved to the bay area -- the
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victim moved to the bay area in october. police say the victims and suspects were acquainted. a san francisco police officer is facing a inquiry after a video showed up on facebook that shows him speeding through the broadway tunnel. we showed you the video yesterday. the title of the video on facebook says the driver is going 100 miles per hour in a sports car. but in an e-mail the sergeant denied the car was going this fast. the speed limit is per hour. marshawn lynch called it -- mayor ed lee called it dangerous and irresponsible. >> if we can get any link to who is responsible, that should be stopped. >> he e-mailed a comment saying everyone in the car was drunk tongue and cheek.
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there has been a homicide. a live picture from news chopper 2. police are on the scene at 83 avenue and "d" street. police say a man was shot to death there about 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. one block of 83 avenue has been shut down during the investigation. no word on any suspects and the man's identity hasn't been released. we are making calls on the story and we will bring you an update on the ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. a bill that makes it tougher for people to track your location through your cell phone. it would close a loophole that allows people to put an app on someone's phones ask tells them where that person is. it would impose penalties for doing that without the phone user's permission. parents are exempt for tracking minor children. program offering free flu shots for bay area children.
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the customers are beginning to roll in. ktvu's dev ruv shows -- dep ruv shows us -- web ruv shows -- debora villalon shows us more. >> reporter: she is getting her boys protected. >> we have a infant at home, the flu is so horrible this year. just crazy bad. so i want to keep it out of the house. >> reporter: it is an early and strong flu season and for the rest of the month most target stores are vaccinating for free. the shots funded by google co- funder through their family foundation. >> everyone wants to give back to the community. this was their take on it. the program is phenomenal. it is open to any child between 4-8. flu shot cost $28 which could add up with more than one
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child. even with insurance it could be difficult to get into a dr.'s office -- doctor's office and some practices are already running low. >> i don't want to get sick and miss school or work. >> eager to dodge the flu jumped at the shot. >> free. >> yeah. bonus. >> surprise? >> well, yeah. shocker. but it is a good surprise. >> unbelievable. >> reporter: this family is grateful. >> they are expensive and it is christmas. >> reporter: in minutes both mom and sons can quit stressing. >> you did wonderful. >> you can do it. >> reporter: in san jose, debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. they called in help in
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north dakota, and a hanger has been stripped down, is a decision in the immediate future?
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. an exploded oil well in north dakota spouse out oil tonight. it hap -- spews out oil tonight. it happened yesterday. officials say they kruked an
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emergency -- constructed an emergency berm. the company doesn't know what caused the rupture. >> this is a new well that had been on production for a little while. and we are doing work on the well. it is still under investigation. >> company says at this point they don't know how much oil spilled. california's population growth is holding steady between july of 2011 and july of 2012. 250,000 people. it brings the california population to 37.8 million people. a decision could be on the horrizer over the fate of -- horizon over the fate of hanger 1. officials say brace for a big decision over the future. the obama administration may be ready toaccept a deal -- to
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accept a deal to restore hanger one in exchange for a long term lease and use of the runways. if that doesn't happen nasa may leave because of the cost of operating. >> nasa is preparing to end two long missions. they began circling the moon a year ago. this is animation showing their path as they head towards their final destination. they were named by school children in montana who won a contest. a day after announcing he has prostate cancer, still no sign of governor jerry brown. >> i have got the latest computer model ready to go. a couple storms coming in here, you can decide how wet you are going to get, we will see you back here in just a few
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there haven't been sightings of governor jerry brown since he announced yesterday he is being treated for prostate cancer. he is in the bay area for the treatment where he will keep a full work schedule. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live from san francisco where there is speculation governor jerry brown could make an appearance tonight. >> reporter: he will have his 80 80th birthday party. i talked to a spokesman who
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says the governor was invited but it is unclear if he will attend but we know that one day after the announcement that governor jerry brown promised he remains on the job. we have seen a slew of announcements over the past few weeks, yesterday they announced he would undergo radiation for prostate cancer. his doctors saying prognosis is excellent. it is the second time he faced a cancer fight with a skin cancer removed from his nose last year. he says politically speaking the health concerns may matter less to voters than the governor. >> if he was considering another term this might say do i want to spend the time and energy to be governor of california or maybe it is
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somebody else's turn. brown's prostate cancer treatment is expected to be completed in january. that will be a very busy month for the governor. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. nadia lockier's restraining order against an ex-boyfriend expired. mean time she remains in a drug rehab center. she is the wife of bill lockier. he filed for divorce. an audit report accused the board of supervisors of misusing funds. he used his county credit card for things not related to county business, restaurant meals and $4,000 for two bicycles. he agreed to reimburse some
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expenses but challenging others. the court of appeals ruled that california has the right to make a cut in payments to medi- cal providers. they made the cuts to balance the budget. they approved them but a group of doctors and other providers sued and a lower court blocked the cuts. the court of appeals over turned that ruling. regulators are hailing a plan as a compromise between development goals and environmental protections. they approved a plan that will give more control to local governments. the focus will be on redeveloping older properties using environmentally friendly building practices. some say it mangles past protections. southern california is bracing for more wet, chilly
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weather. roads were slippery over night, but the flurries cleared up and traffic moved smoothly. no snow showers are expected tonight. the national weather service issued a flood advisory in san diego because of high tids because of the king tides. it peaked 7 feet above normal. the king tied is a natural occurrence. other king tides are expected in january and february. throw an extra blanket on the bed tonight -- >> or two. >> or three. put the dog in with you. whatever it takes to stay warm. >> it will be chilly out there. not a hard freeze but frosty as it was this morning. frost advisory in effect for the east bay. north bay and south bay you will have frost as well.
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that looks like a big one, doesn't it? but the direction, it is coming down the coast like this, that is southern california, it kicks out south of here. it will stay off shore or to the south of us. tomorrow we are looking for a slight chance of a sprinkle. if it was coming in like the ones last week, then we would be looking at rain. just sprinkles or scattered showers for tomorrow. tomorrow will look like today with the added chance of a sixty -- chance of scattered showers. cool, they don't look to be very productive in terms of wind, rain or anything. but they will keep us unsettled. winds, you can tell what you got by the winds. 6 miles per hour. 5 miles per hour tomorrow afternoon. it is not that potent. around the bay, you will see
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the forecast for tomorrow. as we go into friday morning, the clouds increase. it is cold but the clouds keep it warmer. temperatures should come up 5:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m. frost advisory in effect. here is that system. not a big deal. 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. nothing. now, down the coast. stays off shore. there will be a few sprinkles. there will be scattered showers and drizzle. the morning commute will be wet on the roadways. tomorrow night, 7:00 p.m., gone. right down the coast. looked impressive. lot of clouds. here comes another one. saturday, 11:00 a.m. another cold system. wants to rain. santa rosa sprinkles. has more going on. especially saturday night. but then it is out of here. behind that, sunday into monday. the monday system has more warm air and the potential to be a
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real rain producer. these are a series of cold storms. different than last week, warm storms. not expecting a lot of rain. nuisance showers. and snow in the sierra. >> thank you. >> do you think tv commercials are too loud? yeah. one congresswoman thinks so. how she is turning down the volume. ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ]
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just in time for the holidays, officials launched a crack down on drunk driving. >> the campaign is called drive sober or get pulled over and features ads warning police will be watching for drunk drivers. they released new numbers showing alcohol related traffic deaths fell last year to 9800. in california 774 people died in drunk driving crashes last year. that is the same as 2010. parents are being warbed about a -- warned about a stroller. it effected baby jogger strollers. they were manufactured this year between may and august.
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the frame can fail to lock in place and collapse causing children to fall. the commission says no injuries have been reported but parents should stop using the stroller. if you think some tv commercials are too loud we have good news for you. the government is prohibiting broadcasters from airing excessively loud commercials. she demanded the change and she is relieved it is finally happening. >> blasting tv commercials have been a source of irritation to americans for decades. this has been one of the top complaints to the federal communications commission. >> the new rules require commercials to be the same volume as the programs they interrupt. the fcc will monitor tv stations to look for offenders. $10 million public relations contract for the bay
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bridge was cut short by the governor's offense. they did -- office. they didn't know about the contract. it had been recently renewed. the strategy included tours, the production of a video and a book. officials say they decided it wasn't a good use of dollars, especially after voters just approved new state taxes. >> four navy aviators were hospitalized after a hard landing by their helicopter. it happened last night near san diego. there were no details on the injuries. the navy hasn't said what caused the hard landing. we were on the scene when a machine store through a factory in fremont. coming up, we are live as firefighters snuff out hot spots. >> and new at 6:00 p.m., she
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delivered a baby -- delivered a baby and now charged with crimes against the newborn. the crimes the new mother is being accused of.
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