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now an irate customer is wanted by police. >> the cashier was injured in that attack at the counter of a gordo's taqueria in san francisco. live coverage tonight from amber lee. amber, police are hoping that someone watching this story will recognize the suspect. >> reporter: that's right, they are hoping someone will recognize him, as you said. they are asking the public to take a close look at the surveillance video from this restaurant. workers here say they are shaken up by what happened. surveillance video shows the man inside the taqueria in san francisco's richmond district. it was super bowl sunday at 6:30 pm. worker hands a burrito to amend wearing a black 49ers t-shirt, and then suddenly he attacks the cashier with his cell phone
and throws the burrito. >> i was shocked. >> angelica hernandez is the restaurant's human resources manager, her father co-owns the business. she gave the surveillance video to police. >> it was completely unprovoked, so there's nothing to say he wouldn't try to do that to someone else. >> the attack and jeered a cashier, he spoke in spanish through a translator. >> he wanted a burrito. they gave it to him, but at the time he started staring at him. >> he says the man appeared agitated and drunk. the offer of food did not calm him down.>> did he say if he is going to come back? >> the item the suspect through hit the cashier in the right eye, causing it to swell, and sprained his wrist as he tried to shield himself.>> he threw anything he could grab here. the metal container, and the
tip jar also. all in all, he was lucky he did not have worse injuries. >> he went to see a doctor and was out of work for four days. he says in the three years he's worked here, nothing has happened like this before. >> he wants them to face the consequences and take responsibility for what he did.>> it's scary how common it is these days, seeing people being violent for no good reason. >> police says describe the suspect as being latino, 45 to 50 years old, five foot nine, 180 pounds, he wore blue jeans and a black 49ers shirt. workers say they have never seen a man before and suspect he may have been in the area to watch the super bowl. now to developing news to tell you about in central california where one firefighter has been killed, and another is missing after rushing in to fight a fire in a
library. it started at around 4 this afternoon, claims shot through the roof and quickly engulfed the building. the building was not equipped with a spangler system. there is no immediate word on what started the fire, and the firefighter who died has not been identified. officials say when the building is safe to enter, they will search for the missing crewmember. porterville is located between fresno and bakersfield. now to the south bay where the santa clara sheriff's department is investigating a possible homicide. investigators were called to a home on mountain view avenue in unincorporated san jose. deputies responded about 3:45 this afternoon and found the body of an adult female inside the home. so far a few details are being released and detectives are working to determine the cause of death. deputies ask anyone with information to call the santa clara county sheriff's department.
now to marin county where two searches are underway for three missing people and they are two separate incidents. the latest is in person is 76- year-old robert bennett, he was last seen yesterday headed out on a hike. two other people, 77-year-old carol and her 72-year-old husband ian were last seen on friday. that couple is from palo alto, they've been staying in a rental in inverness. the other search got underway today in southern marin county near san rafael. about 50 people are out right now searching the hills above lucas valley road. debora villalon tells us that the missing hiker, robert bennett, seen on surveillance video, walking toward a trailhead. >> it sounds like he was known to hike this area. >> reporter: robert bennett, 76 from novato. the subject of an intense search by air and ground, with volunteers climbing big rock ridge in lucas valley. >> they are steep, this is what you get, so when you are hiking
up, it's a switchback. >> this resident lives at the end of the trailhead where the jeep was found on tuesday afternoon. >> he hikes up here about 2 to 3 times a week. i bumped into him and said hello . >> searchers opened the jeep to look around and provide bennett sent to the tracking dog. they are confident that this is where he entered the open space because he was caught on at least one home a surveillance camera. at 1:23 he is on the sidewalk, approaching the trail, and carrying a backpack. unnerving for this trail runner who spends hours on the ridge, too. >> you can just sprain your ankle, and will be able to walk anymore. >> the main trail goes about one mile and then splits into steeper paths that top out with
views to the ocean. >> treacherous, there are some nasty spots, he can get in trouble. >> this cyclist spent his ride scanning and shouting for bennett. >> i was calling out in case someone was off the trail and they were exhausted. >> robert bennett is an avid outdoorsman and capable hiker, young for his 76 years. his family is gathered, waiting. this search, the second, with a missing couple from inverness still unresolved. >> thankfully we have a lot of dedicated volunteers, we still have boots on the ground and we are giving it our best effort. >> also in marin county the search continued for that palo alto couple who went missing near to mollis bay. the couple were staying at a rented cottage, they were last seen on friday. researcher spanned out again today, including teams from a
local fire station and k-9 teams. investigators also look through the couples electronics and financial records. the sheriff's office says the search effort will resume tomorrow. coming up, hundreds of people under coronavirus quarantine at travis are now headed home. how they can improve they are free of the virus. a woman from oakland locks herself in her bedroom and calls 911 after an armed intruder broke into her home. tv just keeps getting better. how you watch it does too. this is xfinity x1. featuring the emmy award-winning voice remote. streaming services without changing passwords and input. live sports - with real-time stats and scores. access to the most 4k content. and your movies and shows to go.
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face-to-face with armed intruders inside her home. the normally peaceful neighborhood, unnerved by the latest home invasion in the bay area. >> it is definitely surprising, it's generally a pretty quiet neighborhood. you hear about these things happening every now and again. >> it started as it often does with a knock on the door at about 7:30 monday morning. you can see a masked man peeking through the window of a home on grandview drive. getting no answer, he keeps on knocking, and keeps on looking inside. less than two minutes later he returned with a second man, they seemed to notice the camera and then this happened. after moving the camera up and away, they smash through a glass panel, turned the deadbolt and went inside. that set off an alarm, a woman who lives in the house went to see what's going on, and a man pointed a gun at her. she locked herself in a bedroom and called 911.
>> it is definitely kind of scary, hopefully we can come together and get a solution to help solve this. >> john lost all his tools during a burglary in the same neighborhood. >> it is sad, i don't understand. >> neighbors tell me this is at least the third break-in within the past year. all the victimized homes had no gates detecting the front entryway. a man is under arrest accused of attempting to kidnap a 53-year-old woman. police say the 33-year-old man repeatedly rang the doorbell at a homeless night. when the victim opened the door he burst in and grabbed her by the neck and then tried to force her into her own car. she was able to get away and call 911. police found the men at around 3:15 this morning after someone saw him throwing rocks at
windows and yelling in the same area as the attempted kidnapping. an armed robbery suspect linked to at least three holdups is now in custody. he's suspected in a string of robberies back on february 10. surveillance video shows him wearing distinctive red pants. officers arrested the 23-year- old during a traffic stop in merced county on valentine's day. police say he cut his hair and was planning on trying to leave the state. there is no information about two bodies found outside of a home near san anselmo. the sheriff's department has identified them as a 30-year- old woman and a 32-year-old man from the mid-valley area. debbie does think both of them died from drug overdoses but will not know for sure until toxicology tests are conducted. their bodies were found last friday morning. the first group of americans that were under quarantine at travis air force
base were allowed to go home today. we saw some of them at sfo earlier today. when they left they were given paperwork as well is a wristband saying they are clear of the virus. 170 people spent 14 days at a hotel on the base grounds. several told us that they were grateful for the help of the u.s. government. others were quarantined in san diego and were also released today. jenny's health officials say the rate of the new coronavirus infection declined today. they announced 1749 new infections in china, more than 74,000 people have contracted the virus on the mainland, and the death toll has surpassed 2000. today the u.s. upgraded its travel advisory for china, saying citizens should not travel anywhere in china, also saying it will no longer charter evacuation flights. coming up, are toll roads here in san francisco the key to easing congestion? the new proposal that would require
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said to deliver his state of the state address tomorrow, before a joint assembly of the legislature in sacramento. if his last address is any indication, the governor will cover a wide range of topics. he's expected to discuss housing affordability, the state's handling of homelessness and the future of embattled utility pg&e. former new york city mayor michael bloomberg has qualified for tomorrow's democratic presidential debate in nevada. the poll released today gave bloomberg the last-minute boost he needed meantime, tonight in san francisco, bloomberg supporters gathered in chinatown. the florida congresswoman was there hoping to win votes for bloomberg. some feel the former republican has the best chance of beating president trump by appealing to independents and moderates in both democratic and republican parties. >> he is pulling number one in florida in my home state, that's because people see him
as a proven executive, somebody who is very successful mayor. >> wednesday night will be the first time that bloomberg joined five other leading presidential hopefuls on the debate stage. california's primary election is now just two weeks away.>> maureen naylor tells us that officials are expecting a record turnout. >> reporter: two weeks until that call for new primary election and this is a sign of the times for the democratic leading state with races ranging from city council to president. >> california will have a lot more meetings today than they would normally. >> california's primary will be held in march instead of june. the assistant professor of political science is the golden state will now have a more meaningful impact and what he calls a crowded and wide-open race for the democratic nominee. >> if you have this very large him a very diverse estate for a particular candidate, that can be a source of really important legitimacy for that candidate moving forward. >> a lot of vote by ballots in
the bay area still have to be returned with all counties in a single digit return rate so far. from 3% in napa county to 9% in sonoma county. but those early numbers don't reveal much. >> the purpose of vote by mail an early excess voting is to help people vote that would otherwise have difficulty voting. in practice what usually ends up happening is that people who will end up voting anyway, simply vote earlier. >> the state reports a jump in registered voters with 81% of eligible voters registered compared to 60% in 2004. >> probably over 950,000 in registered voters of which we've already received back 50,000 ballots already since we mailed out the ballots on february 3. so our registration
is historic for the county. >> tuesday marks the last day to register to vote, although those who don't can still vote under conditional voter registration at any polling center. the secretary of state is not releasing a specific projection but does expect a record number of ballots to be cast in the march 3 primary. we are looking into the weather out there, plenty of sunshine throughout the bay area yet again today. and that sets us up with a date tomorrow that will be very similar. look at the clouds out there now, you can see cloud cover on the satellite image, and that a sickly represents what is going to be sitting offshore tomorrow, and keeping us mostly sunny and warm. so we are in it, and it will stay this way, dry, right through the bay area weekend for the most part. the only difference will be some cloud cover that will role in. with those clouds, that
will drop the temperatures a little, but not a lot. still above average temperatures right through the bay area weekend. sunday temperatures drop down a little bit, but we are just going to roll like we've been rolling, right through this week, a little bit of coastal fog showing up along the san francisco area, there may be a little patch of coastal fog in the morning, but another warm day for tomorrow. san jose will have temperatures easily reaching the upper 60s. forecast sky cover for tomorrow looks like this, 60 degrees at lunch, mid 60s for a daytime high that translates all the way down to redmond city. oakland will be in the mid 60s, livermore will be around 67, so the forecast highs in green represent the 60s, yesterday we
had a record high at the oakland airport of the 73. a lot of mid-70s yesterday. today was more about upper 60s and just a couple of low 70s. so temperatures did go off a little bit today. they trended that way again tomorrow, into the mid and upper 60s. just kind of missing the 70s, but there could be, like morgan hill and gilroy, they could be good for a 70 degree reading. the next couple of days will be more of the same, which is really just more dry. the clouds pulling for thursday and friday which represents a little bit of cooling, but that's it. we need rain, and it looks like march will have to do it for us. the warriors return from the all-star break and all eyes are on steph curry. coming up next in sports, steve kerr will shed some light on when curry will be back on the court. stomach and taking a look outside from the oakland estuary, beautiful shot.
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mark joint is now, and some excitement potentially about the return of steph curry. >> the golden state warriors have 27 games left, and what's going to keep you interested? is there is no playoff push this year for the first time in a long time. i would say, it's developing the youngsters and the return of steph curry. it is now pretty much just around the corner. he is in good spirits, obviously, and as greg pointed out earlier, no evidence of a broken hand. he wears the red jersey meeting
keep your hands off, and he will create a lot of interest in those final games. finally about 10 days away, and steve kerr is pretty excited about the future is now attitude. >> there it was never a consideration because he will be ready in a couple of weeks. we will still have 20 to 22 games left. steph loves to play basketball, he wants to be out on the floor. everything we are doing is geared towards the future, the future begins now with these young guys and with steph's return. >> interesting to get some upper management comments to what the sharks immediate future would be. if you are not injured, you are getting traded, the deadline is monday, the latest to go is brandon dylan, he is going to a contender in the east, with alex ovechkin.
and he will be with the washington cats, in the meantime, we were wondering as well, during the commercial break, when will it settle down with regard to the houston astros cheating scandal? those most closely affected, it's going to be stuck in their crawford quite some time, like erin judge, he is not happy with what's been going on so far with the so-called apology of the houston astros. >> winning the world series with your team, fighting to the end, the blood's, sweat and tears you put into the game, to be that last team standing, and to hear that you got cheated out of that opportunity, that's tough to kind of, you know, let go. >> all right, little time to check this out. you ever wonder what happened
to that right-handed pitcher that was once on the a's, he is now evidently a pool shark. he's got a lot of spare time, he's 47 years old, working on some trick shots, and looking like he is pretty good at it. and check this out, high school basketball in texas, the youngster from harlan dale, for some inexplicable reason, the layup is too easy, slimmed- down, no. no real reason for it, but it was worth checking out, and that's the sporting life for right now. >> before we go, we have some breaking news, we told you earlier about a 76-year-old man who is missing, tonight we have just learned that he's been found.>> we are getting word that they have located the 76- year-old, robert bennett, who was last seen yesterday heading into it trail off lucas valley road. right now they are trying to
extricate him. he obviously fell into an area that he was unable to get himself out of. we will have much more on this tomorrow morning. >> have a great night everyone. and for the astronauts who can see it from space. (chuckles) happy birthday to you. thank you. and just so everyone knows, i want a quiet day. no surprises. no surprises. last night, i found out that i am pregnant, so jay's gonna get one big surprise. okay, two if you count the barbecue apron with the bikini body on it. i don't blame you, jay. you'd had enough excitement in one lifetime-- the dawn of flight, printed books, agriculture. all right, what's with all the jokes? it's insult comedy. i've been watching old dean martin roasts online. like this guy knows from the internet. the other morning, i saw him looking for the crank on the front of his car. okay, you're done. i make fun, and we laugh. but in all seriousness, if you see a light today, don't walk towards it.
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