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one of their own after she made comments many feel are racist. the 11 o'clock news on ktvu fox two starts now. the san francisco school board unanimously voted tonight to admonish and shoe at a special meeting. hello again, everyone. i'm alex savage, julie julie haener. the vote was an official consequence for statements made about black and brown students in the district but does not require shoes. resignation ktvu is amberleigh tells us what she supporters and opponents had to say during tonight's meeting. 99 vote by the san francisco unified school district board to admonish commissioner and shoe was unanimous on tuesday night. it came after board members weighed in on the matter. shoe spoke before the vote things that unintentionally perpetuated harmful stereotypes. i made a mistake. and i'm deeply sorry, came under fire for her previous remarks about black and brown
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students, she wrote in a questionnaire quote one of the biggest challenges as being the lack of family support. before the special school board meeting . the led a rally joined by various community groups outside the district office calling for shoes, resignation, salting and appalling to say that latino families do not care about the education of their children. the reason for many latinos, even traveling to this country was in search of a better life for their children, even though opponents and supporters of shoe were given equal time to speak. the board called the 15 minute cooling off period, clearing the room when opponents disrupted a supporter of shoe. that person was given a chance to speak. when the meeting resumed, she's not the problem. chronically absent students are less likely to read at grade level less likely to graduate more likely to end up in prison. that's the problem. be offended by that regis and it was harmful that
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harmful and that is a reflection of what you book truly believed admonishment vote is symbolic. in november, voters get to decide whether and she keeps her job. in san francisco amberleigh ktvu, fox two news. new at 11. the alameda county taxpayers association has filed a second lawsuit to get alameda county supervisor dave brown removed from office. the mercury news reports the tax group wants him out of office by labor day. they say he didn't live in alameda county when he was appointed. brown was appointed after the death of supervisor wilma chan last november. brown was chance former chief of staff and lived in walnut creek until four days before his appointment. supervisors are required to live in elevated county for one year before being elected. but the county says brown is exempt from that requirement because he was appointed not elected in san mateo county, a 30 year old murder cold case has been closed
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by the sheriff's office. gregory mark riviera was wanted for the 1992 beating death of 25 year old juliet rivera of alameda. her body was later found near an irrigation pond in unincorporated cemetery. oh county, riviera, and the victim were acquaintances, and he was the lone suspect in her killing . however he eluded authorities for 30 years by using fake names and moving to different cities. a warrant for his arrest, however, remained active. the cemetery oh county sheriff's office recently learned that riviera had died earlier this year. a couple accused of kidnapping a three month old baby in san jose pleaded guilty today to all of the charges against them. ktvu is lamonica peters heard from prosecutors who say they're relieved the suspects will be held accountable. both yesenia ramirez and jose portillo pled guilty to all charges against them, including kidnapping, conspiracy to commit kidnapping a residential burglary for
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attempted kidnappings and a misdemeanor for tampering with the vehicle. the court gave indicated sentences to defendant ramirez. she pled for a 14 year top offer, which means she can be sentenced up to 14 years in prison. and defendant portillo pledged to a five year top offer is office says it didn't agree with the top offers made by the court. there were multiple attempts to kidnap this child as well as other, um things that occurred that show that these individuals were attempting to kidnap brandon doohan also caused some kind of harm to the family that there should have been an opportunity for us to have a sentencing hearing where they could have been sentenced up to their maximum exposure. why is also believes the motive for kidnapping three month old brandon was for ramirez to raise him as her own with the help of her romantic partner, jose patio , having some time away from being in a relationship or what he thought was a relationship with miss ramirez, i think has
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been sobering, and he understands the gravity of it and hopefully at sentencing will be able to convey that to the court. brandon's grandmother reported the kidnapping on april 24th in san jose. police found the baby within 24 hours of being kidnapped. glad for miss ramirez sake, for everyone's sake. that there will be some finality to this situation so that everyone that was involved can close this chapter and move on and says he thinks the offer made in this case is fair. both ramirez and rto will be sentenced on october 28th lamonica peters, ktvu, fox two news, the city of oakland says the new $6 million grant will help to prevent violent crime on an individual level. the mayor and state leaders announced that investment this morning they say the emphasis will be on working with people who are at the highest risk. the goal is to change behavior so people don't turn to violence to settle their disputes. this all comes just two days after three people were shot at a peewee football game,
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including a six year old girl. this allows us to go deep into the communities where most of the times the call comes after the incident happens. we get to go before we get to go during. we get to go afterwards. we get to spend time with individuals and families and identify folks who could benefit from the level of services that that that that are being offered through this grant. teams will identify the families and the people who will be offered assistance over the next three years. the death toll has risen to four in the mckinney fire up in siskiyou county authorities say two more victims were found as separate residences along one of the only roads in and out of the remote fire zone. since the wildfire started last friday, it has grown to nearly 88 square miles . the fast moving fire flames nearly wiped out the tiny community of klamath river, destroying homes, the post office and businesses. completely took out all the houses down river from here. our
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100 year old homes large. it was built in 1920. it's now gone. crews are working to carve out firebreaks to protect the community of y rica, which is to the east along i five tonight, officials say there is still zero containment. fire officials say the weather remains the biggest variable in that fire zone. the area does remain under a red flag warning with the threat of thunderstorms. we have 33 issues that come up with the thunderstorms. the first is lightning. the second one is the potential for flash flooding, and the third is the outflow winds that can really push that fire. um so we've actually taken the precaution and one of our divisions near scott bar to pull firefighters out of that area. um, rather than have them face the potential of dealing with those issues. just these thunderstorms passed through the area. um you know that the caution taking that precaution is much better in the long run
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than trying to keep them in there and get just a little bit of work done. michael in, berry said. they've been able to fly their helicopters longer the past couple of days to reach some of the remote areas where this fire is burning. containment continues to rise for the oak fire burning near yosemite national park. the fire in mariposa county remains at just over 19,000 acres or about 30 square miles, and containment is up to 79% tonight. fire crews say those control lines are holding 193 homes and other buildings have been destroyed. the fire should be the final count as cal or this should be the final count as cal fire says damage inspections are 100% complete to the east. the washburn fire is now 97% contained after burning more than 4800 acres. the wildfire started july 7th burning to the edge of the mariposa grove, home to more than 500. ancient sequoias. yosemite officials say the grove will reopen to visitors tomorrow. well, some of the trees have slight burns. the
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park service says those giant sequoia's should survive. coming up tonight. new data shows how many americans do not have health insurance, how it stacks up after the break area county, putting a ban on new vacation rentals in some areas, details rentals in some areas, details later tonight. ♪ at usaa we've been called too exclusive because we only serve those who've honorably served. all ranks. all branches. and their eligible family members. yep, that is exclusive. and we're fine with that. wanna help kids get their homework done? yep, that is exclusive. well, an internet connection's a good start. but kids also need computers. and sometimes the hardest thing about homework is finding a place to do it. so why not hook community centers up with wifi? for kids like us, and all the amazing things we're gonna learn. through project up, comcast is committing $1 billion dollars so millions more students can continue to get the tools they need to build a future of unlimited possibilities.
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eric un's just hit a record low. the u. s. department of health and human services announced
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today that 8% of people across the country are living without health insurance. according to the data 26 million people are still uninsured and about 2% our children. the findings come just days after democrats announced a new $64 billion plan that would extend federal subsidiaries for people who buy private health insurance. napa county 12 people have been hospitalized and one person has died. from legionnaire's disease. and now the health department is warning people to watch out for symptoms. new tonight ktvu jana katsuyama tells us how officials are trying to track down where those cases are coming from. somewhere in napa is the answer to a mystery that napa county health investigators are trying to solve the source of this legionella bacteria that has caused an outbreak in napa county. since july, 11th there have been 12 cases of legionnaires disease, and one man has died. a lot of these cases are people that have underlying medical conditions.
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dr karen will lucio, the napa county health officer, says investigators with the centers for disease control have come to napa to help sent a team that is helping our public health and environmental health teams investigate possible sources. of the outbreak. the legionella bacteria grows in warm water and is transmitted through tiny aerosol particles, often in water sources such as these cooling towers shown on the cdc website that are not properly cleaned or maintained. and at this point, you know we're trying to investigate every possible water source and health officials say the symptoms can be similar to other illness can be associated with body ach dia, and then they get a severe pneumonia going on, you know, with the covid and monkey pox. it's like one more thing to worry about people over 50 years old smokers or those with lung problems are most at risk. have
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to be careful then more than 50 health officials hope all residents will take steps to help prevent the bacteria spread . maintaining um you know what your water fountains, hot tubs and other you know other structures in order to prevent the development of legionella in in these structures in the first place, the cdc says nationwide, there can be as many as 10,000 cases reported every year, with one in 10 patients dying from legionnaire's disease. the cdc investigators are hoping that they can locate the source of the bacteria here in napa county , reporting from napa jana katsuyama ktvu, fox two news. turning now to the latest on the coronavirus. we've learned apple will no longer require employees to wear masks at work in most locations. the news was first reported by the verge, citing an internal email . the move comes as the cdc says covid infections are on the rise with omicron variant accounting for more than 90% of new infections. apple has not
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commented on the mask related news report. well, california is seeing a decline in new covid cases. the number of people hospitalized rose in july. than 4600. people were in the hospital by the end of july. state health officials say that's up 145% from the start of the month when that number was below 2000 right now, the seven day average of new cases is down to 40 per 100,000 compared to about 45 in july. the test positivity rate is also down by 1% from last week to 14.5. muddy waters seen in oakland's estuary for more than a week. our investigation to find out what's causing the dark, murky water also ahead tonight why, airbnb says it's seeing record high profits. and i'm tracking the forecast. we definitely are going to see temperatures beginning to stay in the low nineties inland, so a little warmer the next few days and bob back at the coast more typic
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large out-of-state corporations have set their sights on california. they've written prop 27, to allow online sports betting. they tell us it will fund programs for the homeless. but read prop 27's fine print. 90% of profits go to out-of-state corporations, leaving almost nothing for the homeless. no real jobs are created here. but the promise between our state and our sovereign tribes would be broken forever. these out-of-state corporations don't care about california. but we do. stand with us. ♪ at usaa we've been called too exclusive because we only serve those who've honorably served.
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a and b bookings are booming right now following a tough few years, the company reported today a record profit of $379 million for the second quarter. that's about 25% higher than last year. airbnb says it increase in travel and workers leaving the office is helping profits. the company also announced today it will spend up to $2 billion to buy its own stock, which typically drives up the share value. in sonoma county, the board of supervisors today band new vacation rentals in low density areas of the county officials say this move also helps establish restrictions on corporate ownership of vacation rentals in sonoma county. existing vacation
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rentals will not be affected by the ownership or zoning changes that were voted on today. the board also voted to put in place limits on new vacation rentals in high density areas. officials say the caps will help reduce the number of vacation rentals overtime because those permits expire when properties are sold details now in the water quality of the oakland estuary for more than a week, the water has looked dark brown, muddy and murky. ktvu investigative reporter brooks jarocz has been working for days to try to figure out why the situation has not improved, even with the change of the tides. i've contacted every agency with ties to the oakland estuary, and right now, water tests are happening while i'm getting flooded with complaints, pictures, even samples of that brown water after reporting this to several officials, the san francisco bay regional water quality control board send someone to check it out. i'm told there is no odor or unusual field to the water and no
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reports of any toxic spills or sewage overflows east been mud says it has no signs of issues with its sewage system. portable oakland also sent out a dive boat and a team of scientists just yesterday. they say there was no sheen or film on the water to indicate oil or chemicals. instead they observed that muddy brown color and in some spots a slimy, green or brown substance. they say early indications suggest this could possibly be widespread algae blooms, but it's too soon to say for sure, several water samples have been collected from different areas of the estuary. ports says they're now in the hands of a lab that's testing to figure out what's in the water. the regional water board says it doesn't think this is harmful if it is determined. these are in fact toxic algae blooms. safety measures would immediately be put in place and that would mean no swimming, no rowing or kayaking and warnings would be issued to keep people off the water and away from the shore line. but that will hinge is, of course on the testing results expected by the end of the week.
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of course, we'll stay on it. brooks jarocz ktvu, fox two news alrighty. then we're taking a look at the weather out there. we've got some some tropical moisture kind of still filtering it at higher elevations. we had the showers. yesterday we had the chance of thunderstorms. and then we had the thunderstorms up north today, but this is old dying hurricane frank. and as it falls apart, it's not tropical storm but you see, the flow is catching up in here. so some of that tropical moisture is moving in our direction and that's what you might be feeling in a way of humidity, but it's mostly high level stuff at this at this time. you see some showers trying to form offshore but drying up as they come in, we'll keep an eye on it. but right now it looks like we're going to be a nice day tomorrow. mostly sunny temperatures. generally where they were today, but i think slightly cooler in the inland spots. inland spots rocketed up today low one hundreds in places like fairfield out towards davis in vacaville showed you the fog there. there's plenty of it. there's some clouds as well. and it's gonna be kind of warm overnight. not as human as last
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night, but check out brentwood 78 degrees livermore 68. ah little cooler. four degrees cooler in santa rosa tonight, six degrees cooler in livermore and a little warmer, two degrees warmer in fairfield. so kind of a cool looking sky, though, right and there's the estuary. that's what brooks is working on, figure out what's going on with the water out there. in the meantime, we've got temperatures overnight that are going to be like i say, mild 66 antioch's that's as cool as it gets on all night. 63 concord, 63 in san jose. so you wake up in san jose. it's 63 degrees sun comes out. clouds clear up and temperatures warm up will find temperatures tomorrow. a lot like today, a little warmer around the bay, especially places like san jose and fremont and then probably just slightly cooler in the inland spots. i don't think we'll see those low 100. i think we'll see more mid nineties something like this. so 76, oakland 77 hayward 80 degrees down towards fremont. and in the five day forecast, so not a bad one. i mean fire danger, always high, but there's
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nothing here. there's no signature red flag warning potential or anything like that. so that's a good sign. we'll see you back here tomorrow night. all right, bill. thank you. sheriff's deputies say a wildfire in utah was started by a man who tried to set fire to a spider. this fire in springville south of provo, burned about 60 acres. the man accused of starting that fire was quickly taken into custody and he told law enforcement he was out on a hike when he spotted the spider and tried to kill it. they say the man was also in possession of drugs and paraphernalia. really without much. prompting he just said yeah, i was up there. i had a lighter and i was trying to burn kill a spider and the brush around it. caught fire as we all know, i mean, it's been very, very dry. this was before the storm came through as windy, but it was before the storm had come through and rained on everything last night, so it was still very, very dry. that rain overnight helped bring that fire under control. cruise though, do remain at the scene,
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working to put out any hotspots. coming up. next we look back at the amazing and storied career of legendary broadcaster vin scully. sports is next first, though it was an incredible sunset tonight for us here in the bay area. this is the view looking out toward the port of oakland with the oakland estuary in the foreground from our roof. canberra watching the 11 o'clock news right here on ktvu. we'll be right back. be right back. for years, california's non-gaming tribes have been left in the dust. wealthy tribes with big casinos make billions, while small tribes struggle in poverty. prop 27 is a game changer. 27 taxes and regulates online sports betting to fund permanent solution to homelessness. while helping every tribe in california. so who's attacking prop 27? wealthy casino tribes who want all the money for themselves support small tribes, address homelessness.
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vote yes on 27. wanna help kids get their homework done? well, an internet connection's a good start. but kids also need computers. and sometimes the hardest thing about homework is finding a place to do it. so why not hook community centers up with wifi? for kids like us, and all the amazing things we're gonna learn. through project up, comcast is committing co get the tools they need to build a future of
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hello again, everyone in the same week that basketball in american culture in general lost a giant and bill russell baseball and the art of broadcasting tonight have lost
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one of their all time icons vin scully so much more than a play by play guy has died in his 67 years as the voice of the dodgers. scully provided the soundtrack for so many memorable moments. scully's description of kirk gibson's home run against the a's and the 1988 world series was as usual mix of just the right words with just the right inflection. the guy who became the voice of dodger baseball for multiple generations of fans began his career with the brooklyn dodgers in 1950. there he broadcast that cities only world series championship. and was also the man behind the mic for the only perfect game in world series history thrown by the yankees don larson in 1956 when the dodgers moved to los angeles two years later, scully was the voice that introduced fans to players from sandy koufax and don drysdale to steve garvey and
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ron say to orel hershiser and clayton kershaw. scully's final game was in san francisco. fittingly the regular season finale, with the dodgers playing the giants, he was presented with the plaque that is still at oracle park. most known for baseball. scully also called another very iconic bay area. moment. three. we'll pick up something on the right side, possibly. in the end zone. vince gully, a member of the baseball hall of fame and with his own star on the sidewalk in hollywood tonight at the age of 94. giants trying not to drop their sixth straight game tonight to l. a. the dodgers took command with the big lead. they were already in front five in the fourth, and then mookie betts got hold of an alex would pitch took it out to straight away center. that's number 24 on the year for bets. that's six to
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nothing, but the giants weren't finished bottom of the fourth three runs had already scored. joey barton got into one of tyler anderson with a runner on look out in the bullpen the giants within a run at 65, but that was as close as they got. the dodgers were 9 to 5 winners, knocking the giants two games under 500. l s sixth in a row over san francisco. the a's and anaheim tonight where the angels were sporting the city connect units. this is the first batter coal urban face. david fletcher's drive ends up in the left field seats, one batter into the first inning for the angels, and they were in front one to nothing. the angels got one more in the second and then here in the fourth fill goslin bloops 12, right, stephen piscotty after it gets a glove on the ball, but can't hang on during walsh comes home with the rb single. the angels hang on for 321 win right now there's six games up on the last place aisin the battle to stay out of the l west seller. and more first round matches today and tonight in the silicon valley classic in san jose, and nice
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contingent for naomi osaka, making her first appearance in the tournament since may, osaka in the far court won the first set, 64 dropped the 2nd 36, then one that decided that 61 over can wind of china up next for osaka will be coco goff, who didn't have much of a struggle with and helena colony, nina of ukraine, golf, and then your court hustles to win this point with an impressive return golf straight sets win. 6162 so that's going on all this week at the santa fe state really good profile, good contingent there for that tennis tournament this year, going back about vin scully. for a moment. i mean, such a long career such a legendary figure in broadcasting . what do you think people will remember most about him, you know? i always kind of feel like baseball is the background kind of the wallpaper of summer. the games on in the background. you don't always listen to every single thing. when you heard vince scully's voice, you just knew it was synonymous with
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dodger baseball. the dodgers were on the radio or playing if you heard vin scully's 67 seasons, he was remarkable. amazing yeah, kind broadcaster. thanks, joe. and thanks thanks, joe. and thanks everybody for joining us how we doin'? it's the most stressful day of the year for claire -- our anniversary. she tends to leave her gift shopping till the last minute, and the pressure can really get to her. i'm great. huh. -oh, did you forget it's our -- -no. happy anniversary. you're strangely calm. is this the legendary realm beyond madness? i already got your gift. and i nailed it. i even stayed below the $100 limit. you? oh, you'll be quite pleased. ...once i find something. this time i left my shopping till the last minute, maybe just to give claire a chance at our competition. am i too competitive? i mean, she does often say, "phil, do you always have to finish first?" ♪


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