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braved the heat today. >> with your help we're going to win here in california. >> reporter: coming up a win in oregon. bernie sanders is focused on california's 548 delegates who are up for grabs on june 7th. >> create an economy that works for all of us, not just the 1%. >> reporter: today the santa clara county fairgrounds, the democratic candidate attacked the system that he says benefits wall street instead of working americans. >> nobody in america who works 40 hours a week should be living in poverty. >> reporter: and for hundreds of young voters in the crowd, the idea of a debt-free college experience was something to hear about. >> i'll be going into college really soon, so that would really, really help. >> reporter: today bernie advocated for maternity leave, legali. at no point did he mention hillary clinton, fewer than 100
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delegates away from clinching the nomination. >> we are running way, way ahead of donald trump. >> reporter: hillary clinton doesn't have any public events scheduled in california, but she and bill clinton will be in the bay area next week for several fund-raising campaign events. live in san jose, i'm michelle roberts, nbc bay area news. >> a little timeline here. around 1:00 in the afternoon bernie sanders was in san jose. then around 4:30 he was in san francisco. this was the scene in san francisco at 101 california, about a thousand, maybe more supporters, they were actually union workers from the local restaurant and hotel union gathered to speak and shake hands with bernie sanders and now this evening the 74-year-old sanders will be crossing the bay and heading over to vallejo. these are live shots in vallejo at the waterfront there. san jose, san francisco and vallejo, quite a day for the democratic candidate. hillary clinton will also be in the bay area a week from today.
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she'll attend a fund-raiser in agenter thon along with her husband, former president bill clinton. donald trump is making local headlines as well. the republican candidate taking a swipe at oakland today and oakland's mayor lashed back. in an interview with "the new york times" trump called oakland one of the most dangerous places in the world. mayor libby schaaf responded, the most dangerous place in america is donald trump's mouth. the crime rate in oakland similar proving. crime stats show violent crimes, robberies an non-fatal shootings have declined in the past two years. >> a system attic slowdown because of an accidental shutdown. sources tell us that an employee accidentally triggered the emergency shut down system just before 10:30 this morning and that caused a power loss at the operations control center which then, in turn, caused all trains
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to go into manual mode. the issue has since been resolved. tonight there's a renewed push to find the missing toddler whose mother was found dead in a san francisco park. nbc bay area's christie smith is live in front of the san francisco police department. today authorities want to talk to the people taking care of the girl the day mom disappeared. >> reporter: that's right. i have to tell you family and co-workers were making a plea for help. now a $10 reward offered in the case. police are saying the people believed to have watched ariana have made some inconsist accident at the same times. >> we are absolutely optimistic that she is alive and well. >> contessa fitts is asking for help in finding her 2-year-old niece arianna. >> our hearts are breaking every day we aren't seeing arianna.
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>> reporter: air ahn nah's mother, nicole fitts's body was found in the park last month. best buy offered a $10,000 reward to help find the girl or solve the homicide. >> we hope by offering the reward, which can bring the person responsible to justice and begin to heal. >> reporter: police believe there may have been a disagreement with the people who looked after arianna while fitss worked. she was last seen in february. they say the couple who initially cooperated have stopped. we spoke with an attorney for helena and devon martin. >> it started out as people who maybe could provide information. they realize they looked at as suspect. they did what people should do, hire an attorney to help understand what would happen next. >> reporter: police say in the
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investigation his clients did make initial statements. they have not been named as suspects and he's advised them to not make any further statements. reporting live in san francisco, christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> the case has taken many twists and turns over the past month and a half. arianna's mother nicole was last seen on april 1st. nicole reported fixing four days later when arianna's disappearance also showed up on radar. the body of nicole was found april 8th at mcclaren park. first on the leave and no no longer on the force. that's the latest fallout from the sex scandal within the oakland police department. confirming two of the four police officers have resigned. investigators are not releasing the officers' names or details of the allegations. sources are told nbc bay area that multiple officers had sex with a minor last year.
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an east bay community in mourning after the death of a football player. tonight friends and family are remembering her. elise, what a tragic thing to happen to that boy and to the students there. >> reporter: absolutely, jess. this has been a huge loss for the community, and to help everyone process it, the church behind me as opened its doors to remember the 15-year-old football player. his best friend tells us he seemed to be perfectly healthy until he collapsed at football practice just 24 hours ago. >> it doesn't even feel like he's gone. >> reporter: abraham says he's still in shock. >> he's still in my heart. i don't even know what to say. i couldn't even sleep last night. >> reporter: last night at football practice, his best friend gee vonnie pulido collapsed in front of him. >> we were doing drills.
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we were running and he just fell on the ground. >> he was rushed to a local hospital and later pronounced dead. >> reporter: school officials say to play sports students must pass a medical checkup which the teen did. it's too early to know if tuesday's high temperatures that were in the 80s contributed to his death. >> we'll be looking at whatever guidelines are issued by cis about football practices. >> reporter: for now support for gio, as he was known, gross on social media. family has set up a gofundme page to help pay for funeral expenses. at school classmates gather for a private moment on the field where he collapsed. >> he was just a very nice person, he was a good person to hang out with. >> reporter: grief counselors will be on hand at the high school to help students process this loss, and football practice has been suspended for the rest of the week. it could take up to 12 weeks to determine the exact cause of death. live from alameda, i'm elyrce
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kirchner, nbc bay area news oochs. let's talk about the weather, a warm day for many of us. it's still warm or maybe hot for a lot of us right now. this is a live look in sunol. you can see the green hills starting to turn brown. get ready for a big change. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is with us. what's next? >> we have the foam building at the media coastline, that's sparking colder temperatures at least near the coast. down 11 degrees in santa rosa, six in san francisco, 11 in sunnyvale and 15 in napa. the chilliest numbers in sf, 67 in cole valley, 58 in westwood park and 68 currently in sill ma. it is still warm to hot for contra costa and alameda counties, 91 in walnut creek, 93 in pleasanton. we'll have the timing on when
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we'll get our best chance of rainfall in about 15 minutes. >> thank you very ", jeff. the warriors looking for redemption tonight. this is a life look at the oracle. game two of the conference finals. >> the warriors are trying to even up the series against the oklahoma city thunder. let's bring in nbc bay area's colin resch. courtside, colin, here we go. how is the team looking so far? >> reporter: well, i don't know if you can feel it through the camera, but the tension in the air here in oracle, everyone knows that the warriors got to get this game. it's not a must-win, but they've got to get this game heading to oklahoma city. i'll step aside and pan the court. could he be the x factor in game two? 12 buckets in 1.6 minutes, the bench has to be better. the warriors feel they let game one slip away and they should. they had a double-digit lead deep into the third quarter.
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the team prides itself on finishing games and they just didn't get it done down the stretch. the good news, here it is, history is on their side. they haven't lost back-to-back games all season long. >> i think it's a little early for doom and gloom. it's just one game. our focus has always been just sticking to what we do. we've had success doing that for a couple years now. and i think if we just relax and breathe, we'll be fine. >> we've been in these situations before, we've dealt with this pressure before. we're confident we'll bring the series back. >> reporter: a win tonight and those doom and gloomers that harrison barnes refers to, they can rest easy at least for a couple days. we'll be back at 11:00 with highlights. >> we'll see you later. high school students told they have to retake exams in
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order to get their college credit. coming up, the problem that happened during testing that's now leading to more controversy. i'm damian trujillo where the case of a missing millbrae father is considered a homicide. the latest is coming up next. >> i'm scott budman at facebook headquarters. you can call this the social summit. coming up why bay area republicans say it's a good idea for mark zuckerberg to invite conservatives to headquarters. this peninsula man - keith green
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- disappeared after visit to a milbrae restauran so what happened to him, the peninsula man. sn keith green disappeared after a visit to a millbrae restaurant. we learned his body turned up in sonoma county. today investigators are calling the case a homicide. damian trujillo is live with more on why police say he's not just missing, but maybe a homicide. >> the san mateo county sheriff's office in redwood city is not saying much about the investigation, only to say that they have no suspects. >> reporter: this is where keegtd green was last seen on april 29th, the millbrae pancake house, candles forming his initials adorn the delloris apartments next door. his cell phone was discovered the next day by a hiker at golden gate park.
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two weeks later his body was found. >> this case has taken a turn and is now being investigated as a homicide. unfortunately because it is a homicide, there isn't any information that i can release on that. >> investigators won't say how they think the victim got to heals berg nor how he was killed, only they're certained that he was murdered. >> it's determined to be a homicide by evidence found at the scene. it can't go into further detail. >> reporter: investigators have not identified a suspect. the family of keith green is asking for privacy during this time. we are honoring that request. live in redwood city, damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. damion, thank you. three people in the hospital following an officer-involved shooting in pittsburg. a woman called police to her home saying her son was armed and acting irrationally. investigators say rigoberto gutierrez was reaching for a gun when officers arrived.
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one of them opened fire hitting him in the leg. the bullets went through the screen door and his his father and teenage bother. frustration and anger tonight at students in palo alto after many students were told they have to retake their ap exams. the district sent an e-mail to students saying the school board violated college board exam rules. students taking the ap biology and calculus exams were seated too closely together and were not given different versions of the test. over 150 students are impacted. tonight an online petition saying they shouldn't be punished for their mistakes and class time should be devoted for those taking the ap exams again. a high profile meeting at facebook headquarters late this afternoon talking about charges that facebook is bias against
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right wing views. our business and tech reporter scott budman joining us in menlo park. this meeting or summit, if you will, called by mark zuckerberg himself. >> reporter: really a big deal, if you think about it. it's political season right now and millions of people get their news each day from facebook. it wants to seem unbiased. today zuckerberg invited conservatives from tv networks, the heritage foundation, glenn beck, to come to campus. facebook invited several conservative leaders to campus to talk, conversation that started when a former contractor claimed the social network's trending topic favor the left. >> they recognize that democrats, republicans, everybody uses facebook and they don't want to alienate a chunk of the audience.
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>> republican lindsay uses facebook to get news. >> it's such a huge outlet for news and it's how a lot of people get current things going on. i think it's important to be fair. >> facebook be nyes any political buy bye yas. while the meeting was closed to the press, it got a lot of people talking. >> i don't know how much influence facebook has, but the potential is huge. everybody can see that. >> after all, it's how a growing number of people, especially young people get their political news. again, facebook has publicly denied slanting its trending topics one way or another, but says it will investigate and make changes if necessary. live in menlo park, scott budman, nbc bay area news. it's been super warm. don't get to used to it. that's about to change as well. >> fog is starting to roll back in and anyone up against the immediate coastline felt the cooling today. a lot more cooling for tomorrow and even the possibility of some
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rainfall. let's take you to the micro climate forecast. the main thing we or tracking is the area of low pressure to the north. this is eventually going to move down across the bay area. that's what will drop our temperatures even for the interior valleys. it is still a warm 88 in the south bay. for the east bay 89 degrees. san francisco, dramatically cooler, 64 with fog at the immediate coastline. you can get a view of this fog from the north bay which is averaging 80. our microimates are in effect. from belvedere we have 68 degrees. check out the haze as the fog starts to move in through out san francisco helping to drop our temperatures. as we push ahead toward tomorrow morning's forecast, i think we'll see areas of low clouds returning to san francisco in 54. patchy fog for the peninsula and 55 and a few clouds elsewhere. so let's go ahead and dive deeper into that forecast. we talk about the area of low
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pressure that gets here on thursday evening. as we have been mentioning all week long, it looks like it's going to sit and spin over california right through sunday's forecast. that's the main reason why we'll see these periods of scattered rainfall chances throughout the bay area, from thursday to sunday, also some colder temperatures. let's take a look at the future cast. what i want to show you are the two best chances to get some rain. it looks like friday morning around 10:00 a.m., the possibility of scattered rainfall. the best chance as we look ahead for the next four days will be saturday morning around 9:30 with rainfall from the north bay to the south bay. we may see chances extend into saturday evening as well. overall accumulation very good for at least .05 inch. we've seen this for the past few days. we may get as much as .06 in santa rosa and down towards the south bay, maybe .07 in san jose and .06 in livermore. possibility of rainfall ahead and the colder temperatures.
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you can see in the micro climate forecast, numbers do start to go down. instead of upper 80s in san jose, cupertino 73. peninsula starting to feel chilly wind in palo alto at 73. san mateo at 67. heading into the coastline, 62 in pacifica. san francisco, 61 at the marina. two days ago you were in the 80s. again, no more for tomorrow. for the north bay, east bay and tri-valley, down to 78 in napa. oakland 71. tri-valley into the 90s as we get 76 returning pleasanton. the keerl forecast will continue on friday and saturday. saturday 66. raj and jess werks may have a storm system by early june. i'll be taking a look ahead at that at 6:00 p.m. >> we'll see you then. thank you, jeff. a different type of home invasion. what sent dozens of cows
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stomping into a woman's back yard.
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happening now, a casting call from netflix. the los gatos-based company is producing a series for pop star selena gomez and looking for actors in the bay area. trending on our twitter feed, ben & jerry's new flavor, empower-mint is part of democracy in your hands campaign. ben & jerry's big supporters of bernie sanders. back in a moment.
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a former high school teacher on the peninsula -- arrested for continued sexual assault of a student. this just into the newsroom. a former high school teacher has been arrested for continued sexual assault of a student. police say ken crowell was director of mills high school band when the alleged assaults occurred between 2008 and 2009. police say the victim was a student at that time time. a spokesperson for the san mateo union high school says they're deeply disturbed by the allegation. he resigned from his position in june of 2008. a dead bod by in a submerged vehicle has san jose police looking into what went wrong. a neighbor flagged down a patrol car. the officer waded into the water to confirm a body was floating near the honda min i have van. it happened just east of 680. the time team was summoned to confirm there were no other
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victims. investigators say the victim had to crash through a fence to get to that pond. a different kind of home invasion. would you believe cows? a woman in morgan hill woke up today to see her love vingly tended back yard overrun by, yeah, 60 cows. they apparently broke down her fence where, of course, the grass was really greener. she did what any desperate homeowner would do. sure enough, officer jason lorenzo performed the roundup single-handedly. the homeowner lamented on facebook, the mess in my yard is heartbreaking. linkedin has been hacked. they say the user info was taken from a big security breach back in 2012. passwords created after the breach should be fine. linkedin says it's working with users that may have been affected.
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if you think this affects you, change your password for linkedin and other sites who are reusing it. lots of frogs hopping on the front steps of the capitol. we'll tell you why when we come back. an emotional reunion.
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=anim= =vo= we ere as bryan stow coming up tonight at 6:00, an emotional reunion. reconnecting with former co-workers at regional medical center. how his parents pulled off that surprise. finally at 5:00, earlier we told you about the cows, now it's the frogs. this is in sacramento. take a look. those are grown men, lawmakers flopping on the ground and kissing frogs, all part of the annual capitol frog jump. this is an appetizer for the main event which is the jumping frog jubilee in cal vary ris county. that unique contest has its origins after that famous short story by mark twain. today's favorites were toad cruz. >> it was good jumping.
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>> toad cruz. >> lester holt is next with nightly news. cancer break-through. stunning new results about the treatment that saved jimmy carter's life. a common form of cancer once a death sentence, doctors say patients are living a lot longer than they ever expected. supreme surprise. donald trump's appeal to win over conservatives doing something no other candidate has done in modern times. inferno on the tracks. a massive a fireball crippling one of the nation's busiest rail lines triggering commuter chaos. late word on what caused it. pay raise, the controversial new move which means millions of americans are about to get more money. and run for the ages. a stumble, a fall, and an amazing 100-year-old woman who got back up to set a new world record.


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