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traffic in the middle of san francisco rush hour brought to a "standstill" for a right now at 11:00, traffic in the middle of san francisco rush hour brought traffic to a stand still for a couple of hours this morning as police deployed bomb-sniffing dogs and robots for a package that turned out to be a rice cooker. >> travic is finally moving around the scene but there were tense moments after the bombings in new york and new jersey, san francisco police say they took extra precaution when that report first came in. here is another live look at the scene. this is from a few hours ago when the scene was still active. the device was called in at 7:30 this morning near the intersection of mission street and south van ness near a good
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will store. bob redell is live at the scene. bob, frayed nerves after last weekend. we can understand why police wouldn't want to take any chances. >> reporter: correct. good morning to you kris and sam. someone found this rice cooker around 7:30 this morning right there roughly where that man is sitting underneath a muni bus stop. the seal on top of the cooker was sealed shut. the electrical cord was dangling to the side. the concern was that perhaps this could be a pressure cooker bomb, similar to the one that went off recently in new york city. san francisco police tells us they are on heightened alert because of the bombings on the east coast. that's why they shut down a one-block radius here by this bus stop. they called in the bomb squad. the squad deployed a robot which was able to open the rice cooker and take a peek inside. this is close-up video of what it looked like after the bomb squad was done with it. it was empty inside. the police department will now review video from nearby
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surveillan surveillance chromoso surveillance cameras and muni buses to see if it was meveant a prank or a mistake. >> the proximity to a thrift store could indicate that perhaps it was left as a donated item and was maybe moved away from the donation collection area and placed unintentionally, if you will, in the bus stop. >> reporter: you didn't know at the time. >> of course not. you have to exercise caution and treat these things as though they are hazardous until proven otherwise. >> reporter: san francisco police shut down the mission and van ness intersection for over an hour and a half, which, as you can see, caused a huge traffic problem for people in the civic center area. traffic now getting back to normal. instead of it being awful, it's just typical horrible for a thursday morning at this time. for more on your bay area traffic scene.
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we'll send it to mike. >> 101 comes across the golden gate bridge through the city. then we call it van ness when it's over here near mission. that's the intersection where all the activity or inactivity was as bob showed you. it's clowe slow coming off the freeway and off octavia near the intersection by the good wil. everything else recovered nicely. 9th and 10th almost always slow. all lanes reopened. slow is that drive, 101 at university. still a crash northbound there. other san francisco streets have also been spilling over with traffic because of protests. protests against the city's lack of action over housing has several streets closed. dozens of people holding signs and locking arms buckled up traffic throughout the morning. out east a state of emergency in north carolina where governor pat mccrory summoned the national guard to charlotte after gunfire erupted
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during protests that raged into a second night after the shooting death of a black man at the hands of a police officer. sara rosario joining us live from charlotte after the public outcry of justice last night that led to a new round of violence. >> reporter: there was a press conference this afternoon where city leaders are appealing to the public for calm after several nights of violence here. this comes as new york's chief prosecutor is asking the state bureau of investigations to now take a look -- a deeper look into the shooting death of 43-year-old keith scott. police chief telling us this afternoon he has no plans of releasing any video of the shooting to the public, which is why local officials are preparing for things to get much worse. a city on edge for a second night. demonstrators in charlotte clash with police armed in riot gear using flash grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd. protesters tossing canisters
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back at officers. >> they can't get in there. it's out of control. >> reporter: hundreds taking to the streits with signs protesting the death of 43-year-old keith scott killed tuesday by police. >> there has to be a sense of accountability on all sides. >> reporter: overnight bombs sent demonstrators running for cover. at least one person critically wounded. >> there was blood. and there was a crowd of people. and i don't know if he is alive. i don't know if he's dead. >> reporter: authorities are investigating who shot that victim. >> an allegation was made that one of our officers might have been involved. >> reporter: the violence continued with several people injured, including officers. the city now under a state of emergency. the national guard rolling in this morning to assist in keeping order on the streets. police justifying tuesday's shooting saying scott ignored officers' commands to drop his weapon. >> the video does not give me absolute definitive visual evidence that -- that would
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confirm that a person is pointing a gun. what i can tell you, though, is when taken in the totality of all the other evidence it supports what we've heard and the version of the truth that we gave about the circumstances that happened. >> reporter: meantime, businesses in downtown sharchare are assessing the damage and beginning to clean up from days of looting and unrest. >> that was sarah rosario reporting. here at home the questions are who knew what and when in regard to the millennium tower which is under the microscope. the high-rise has condos for sale for more than $2 million and has sunk more than a foot in the short time since its completion. it's a story nbc bay area has been investigating and breaking new developments on. sharon katsuda is live in san francisco with the next chapter of the story. what do you know today, sharon? >> reporter: well, kris, i just stepped out of the meeting.
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i can tell you it's a packed house. 60 people turned out for this hearing. supervisor aaron peskin is behind the doors right now asking tough questions. he's asking city building inspectors when they didn't stop the project when letters surfaced in 2009 that the building was sinking. peskin says it could sink 31 inches more according to reports. >> there doesn't seem to be any response in your files. do you -- and that -- this is six years ago. do you have any thoughts about that? >> first of all, i could not answer you because i could not look back because at that time i wasn't in charge. i was in technical service. >> reporter: that was tom huey with the building inspections department answering supervisor peskin's questions. one building inspector also
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inside said the department is not checking on every single building in san francisco because there are not enough resources to do that. right now jackson vander beacon is inside. he broke the story. he's learning more about the hearing and he'll bring you more information tonight at 5:00. reporting live in san francisco, i'm sharon katsuda, nbc bay area news. >> sharon, thank you. it's been a long and winding saga for millennium tower. you mentioned jackson's report led to the meeting in the first place. you can find all of our investigative reports online at and you can download our app for the updates. it was a cool first day of fall. so get out and enjoy it because it's going to warm up. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. you see all the beautiful blue sky. let's turn to meteorologist anthony slaughter. anthony, you brought in some pumpkin doughnuts because it's fall. good thing we finished them before this wkd weekend. >> temperatures in the 40s and 50s this morning.
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look at gilroy. starting off this morning at 45 degrees. already up to 66. but this time yesterday still cooler. so yeah. we're looking at temperatures feeling like fall this morning. 70 in santa rosa. warmer from yesterday. you'll be at 75 later on. 72 for palo alto. 73 for san jose. at the coastline 60s today. pumpkin spiced lattes fitting. look at the temperatures over the next few days. friday back into the 70s and 80s. saturday the tri-valley in the 90s. places coastline 70s. then we head back to summer towards the weekend. we'll talk about the warmup and get a look at the next week, which is the final week of september as we usher in october. >> sounds like iced lattes this weekend. thank you very much, anthony. at 11:00, two people shot
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inside of their home in concord. police are examining leads and looking for a gunman. the attacker shot a man and woman in their late 20s. one of the victims is still in critical condition. neighbors living on bella drive heard gunshots before 10:00 last night. >> it happened fairly late. so there wasn't too many neighbors who were actually outside who saw what happened. but they did hear the shots. >> now, we don't know too much about the suspects, but police do say they took off in a pickup truck after the shooting and it's unclear if the shooter had any kind of relationship with the victims. there have been several rape cases reported at uc berkeley in recent weeks. now an arrest. they've arrested a 25-year-old man for raping a 19-year-old student in her dorm three weeks ago. police say the suspect did not know -- excuse me, did know the victim but no other details were provided. this marks the fifth rape case reported on campus just this month. this is a picture of the san pablo bay. you can see the skies are clear.
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the water, though, is not. nor is the search for answers. the stench that sent dozens of people in the hospital with breathing problems and prompted hundreds of calls to 911 is still unanswered. the coast guard was inspecting the oil slick seen in san pablo bay yesterday. it could be to blame for the stench, some say. authorities are looking at this tanker which was docked at the phillips refinery which they say could be the source of the spill. >> we don't know. there are a lot of unknowns. dissipation is one possibility. if it was a lighter oil it could have evaporated. >> the coast guard cannot say whether the oil spill is behind the sickening odor that prompted hundreds of 911 calls late tuesday night. dozens of people felt sick enough to go to the hospital, and the city of vallejo issued a city-wide shelter in place. from sidelines to the cover of "time" magazine.
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49ers quarterback colin kaepernick takes a knee for the new issue. the magazine is previewing the october 3rd issue and kaepernick is the talk of the country after his protests have drawn controversy and started a national conversation. many voices on both sides with several players protesting during national anthems. many police departments and veterans are condemning kaepernick's demonstration. a poll says kaepernick is the most disliked player in the nfl. the poll surveyed more than a thousand people last week. 29% revealed that kaepernick was, quote, disliked by a lot. however, among the african-american community he's never been more popular. 42% of african-americans say they like kaepernick a lot while only 2% dislike him a lot. biggest faceoff yet. it's between the candidates and
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monday night football. dissent among the ranks. what we now know about the abrupt resignation of berkeley's police chief. plus, all kinds of smart people, california just about sweeps up in the mcarthur awards. we'll look at some of the winners coming up.
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investors this morning are still basking in the glow of the feds' decision not to raise rates immediately. the markets are responding positively. dow jones up 85. nasd s&p 10 and the nasdaq 33. typically rich people tend to support republican candidates but this election, not so simple. >> scott mcgrew. this time around hillary clinton gets the support. >> yeah. overwhelming support.
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bloomberg looked at the numbers and found the very same group of high earners who supported michelle roberts the last time around now overwhelmingly support hillary clinton. 46% of households earning $100,000 or more identify as democrat in this election. now, curiously, the same voters admit their personal finances would be better under trump, but will still vote for clinton. meanwhile, a nonpartisan group of policy makers and economists say donald trump's plan would increase the national debt by $5.3 trillion. that's actually far less than first estimated as mr. trump has scaled back some of his plans for tax cuts. the committee for a responsible federal budget originally estimated trump policies would cost $11.5 trillion, and add that to the national debt. our hats off this morning to josé quinonez of oakland who won
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a genius award. he grew up poor and undocumented in san jose. was given amnesty under president reagan's immigration programs. he helped poor families get credit. manu prakash invented a paper microscope. ten of the winners are from california and four are from the bay area. gene yang of san jose won and vincent fecteau out of san francisco, a sculptor, won as well. >> the good stories we like to hear. a bombshell in berkeley after the resignation of the police chief. chief michael meehan cited personal reasons in his announcement writing a detailed letter explaining his decision to leave. the city accepted his resignation immediately. some leaders say the frisk was brewing among the rank and file. >> i think there were tensions between him and the police.
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internal fractions and policy. some god it wasn't a sexual relationship or misuse of force or covering up something. >> following the announcement leaders appointed captain andrew greenwood as the acting police chief. he back in may san francisco police chief gregsure was forced out. interim chief tony chaplin is in the running. in june oakland went through not one, two but three chiefs in the wake of the department's sex abuse scandal and the department is still looking for a permanent chief. lastly, hayward's police chief is currently on administrative leave. kris, nothing like healthy competition here. what are you going to watch on monday night? the presidential debate or monday night football? a survey monkey poll shows that 57% of people polled said they'd rather watch the atlanta falcons
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take on the new orleans saints on monday than the presidential debate. 43% would rather watch mrs. clinton and mr. trump go head to head. speaking of which, hillary clinton and donald trump both speaking out about the violence in charlotte over the last few days and how will the violence and reactions to it impact this race. after all, north carolina is a critical battleground state. nbc's peter alexander reports. >> reporter: donald trump in an interview set to air tonight on fox news making an unusual pitch to african-american voters. endorsing nationwide stop-and-frisk policing to reduce violence in black communities, telling fox, i would do stop-and-frisk. i think you have to. we did it in new york. it worked incredibly well. you have to be proactive and you really help people sort of change their mind automatically. the controversial practice was ruled unconstitutional in new york, critics calling it racial profiling. in the wake of two fatal shootings of black men in charlotte and tulsa trump and
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clinton are weighing in. >> i know i don't have all the answers. i don't know anyone who does. but this is certain. too many people have lost their lives who shouldn't have. >> trump, speculating about the female police officer involved in the tulsa shooting. >> did she get scared? was she choking? what happened? but maybe people like that, people that choke, people that do that, maybe they can't be doing what they're doing. >> the real estate mogul appearing with the notorious boxing promoter don king at a black church in ohio. >> every white woman should cast their vote for donald trump, not for donald trump the man, but to knock out the system, to help him to get their rights, you know, and be able to deal with it. >> reporter: king uttering a racial slur while introducing trump. >> if you are dancing and sliding and gliding [ bleep ] -- i mean negro -- >> reporter: trump late wednesday explaining why he dropped his birther crusade
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against president obama last week. >> i wanted to get on with the campaign. >> reporter: ducking a question about the "washington post's" report that he used money from his charitable foundation to settle lawsuits. >> yeah, well the foundation is really there and gives money to vets and it's really been doing a good job. i think we put that to sleep by putting out the last report. to an investigative unit exclusive. one of the biggest questions that voters want to know this season is will hackers attack the voting systems as both the president and the fbi warned could happen. we sent our investigative unit to find out how realistic that threat is. almost all of the voting machines in the nation, including those here in california, date back to the old hanging chad debacle of the 2000 presidential election. and experts say those old machines are vulnerable to attack, though a large-scale attack is improbable. still, what they worry about the most, they say, is the effect of a small hack.
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>> do you really need a large-scale attack to wreak havoc on the system? do you have to hack thousands of voting machines? probably not. probably all you have to do is hack a few .d and prove they were hacked. >> tonight we investigate voting vulnerability and we go to sacramento to interview the secretary of state to get answers for you. that is tonight at 11:00 an nbc bay area. if you have a tip or four investigative unit, give us a call at 1-888-996-tips or send an e-mail to the unit >> would you rather have today's temperatures, in the 70s or this weekend, back up in the 90s? >> if you ask me, i like summer weather so i'm going with the weekend. but i heard folks this morning when i dropped the folks off, and they were saying it was cold this morning. >> it was cold this morning. >> you might like chelilly
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weather. today is your day. we're going to have quite the swing in temperatures. right now on the cool end of things. but temperatures will be climbing into the 90s by the weekend. clear skies for the most part. a few clouds across parts of the south bay. most places warming through the 60s right now. it will be comfortable later on, maybe even enough for a jacket in san francisco throughout the day, 65 your high temperature there. cooler for the tri-valley after yesterday getting into the mid 70s, 73 today. 74 for the south bay. the peninsula only topping out near 70 today. it's all because of a trough digging into the western part of the country. clouds moving to the south. that's the cold air moving out of canada and showers moving across salt lake city and denver. that's the rotation around it. backgrounds because of the cold air that moved in this morning and under clear skies you lose all the heat we had from the prior day. so we're looking at pretty
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chilly conditions this morning. we're going to continue on the trend at least for today. temperatures do go back up for tomorrow as the area of low pressure starts to make its way out of the region. once that happens high pressure builds in for the weekend. and that will lead to some big-time warming. by saturday and sunday temperatures will be at their warmest, climbing back into the 90s for the inland valleys. if you're looking for things to do, head to the russian river this weekend. if you're making plans, head to redwood national park. that's your cool spot with temperatures in the 60s throughout friday, saturday and sunday. if you're headed to shasta. trinity national forest. temperatures tomorrow, comfortable in the 70s. by sunday back to 90 degrees. so yep, that's the heat headed our way. so enjoy today. if you like the cool weather. today will be gorgeous. temperatures heat up as we head towards the weekend. perfect if you have the perfect
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off. head to the beach, break out the shorts. some of the water parks are closed but you can make your own water park at home. get some water balloons and have some fun. in san francisco head to the beach. 70s and 80s this weekend. i see you fanning yourself, kris. are you hot? >> you're saying it's cool outside. it's really hot in the studio today. i don't know what's going on. >> it happened in a matter of seconds and has police concerned. the warning in one community after this crime near a silicon valley tech giant. first, happening now, the oldest park ranger turns 95. she is one of our own. betty reid soskin got a sneak preview of the new smithsonian african-american museum in d.c. it opens on saturday. we have a photo gallery on you know betty reid soskin is a ranger here in the bay area. check out the new ride at
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six flags kingdom in vallejo. we'll show you ride on our facebook page.
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in front of a starbucks. the police are issuing a warning for people who live and work in the area. nbc bay area's ian cole has more. >> reporter: it was around 9:30 in the morning in this high traffic spot down the road from google. surveillance video shows the thief getting out of a gray hyundai sonata. he ditches a backpack and apparently had his eye on another. left behind in the red nissan a minute before. in seven rekdz he covers his hand with the sweatshirt. punches the glass, grabs a backpack and takes off. mountain view police say the victim had stopped to get coffee and was gone a few minutes. his laptop was inside the stolen back pam. >> we are looking into whether or not these gentlemen were involved in other cases. >> reporter: the break-in happened 20 feet from this
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italian restaurant an hour after it opened monday morning. >> it's crazy. especially during the daytime. you don't expect something like that to happen, especially around this area. >> reporter: we showed the video to others stopping by for coffee tonight. >> it's amazing how in broad day light he'll doing that. >> reporter: this woman says she won't leave her car door unlocked anymore. >> you would think there's things in technology to recover your laptop or lost phone that it would deter people from doing something like that. >> reporter: ian cole, nbc bay area news. >> certainly is unsettling there. 11:30. neighbors are reportedly upset about a developer's plan to remove several dozen trees from a peninsula property in n menlo park. they removed approval to remove 40 heritage trees along with 20 other trees.
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they say the ordinance is not being properly enforced. the planning commission says the tree removal is within the developers' rights and other trees will remain where they are. signs of hate found on a bay area campus. the words and symbols shocking students today. today a steve harvey town headli hall. standing up for change in america. don't miss my new time. ♪ grocery shoppers of america! take your o organics baby carrots. take your eggs. even your o organics chips. and join the organic movement.
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there's a lot of tension right now at san jose state after swastikas and hate speech are found inside two dorms on the same night. >> the question now is whether the incidents targeted hate crimes. nbc bay area's jean elle has more. >> a lot of nervous people here. >> reporter: san jose students react to hateful message on campus. university police are investigating two separate incidents where someone posted a
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swastika and hate speech inside campus dormitories. >> i am hoping it is a joke, not a serious threat. >> reporter: daniel lives in washburn hall where students say last night someone created a swastika out of name tags, posted it on a hallway door and then moved it to a window inside a dorm room. investigators won't say what the words said but say they targeted a specific group. he says it's hurtful. >> people should be educated on how things like this are not a joke. people were actually hurt by this. many families lost people in the holocaust. >> reporter: university leaders sent the campus community a letter about the incident expressing sadness and anger. they are organized student meetings. >> racism is not acceptable. i would say that this symbol is also antianti-semitic. it's not acceptable. it's a reality we deal with. >> reporter: the second found last night was on a white board inside a seven-person suite at
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campus village c. students who live there are feeling uneasy. >> it makes you feel a little bit awkward. like, yeah. because i mean, i am living with the people, and i don't know what they could think. you might recall another racially charged incident at san jose state back in 2013. four students were suspended amidst allegations that they forced a bike lock around the neck of their black roommate and hung up a confederate flag. the allegations prompted protests all over campus. ultimately the students were found guilty of battery but acquitted of height crimes. a campus task force on racial discrimination was formed afterwards. >> students and parents asked berkeley leaders to reinstate a teacher suspended in the wake of a violent confrontation. she was among ten people who were beat up when they confronted a group of neo nazis staging a sanctioned rally in
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sacramento. following the rally the administration got threats that, if they did not fire yvette felarca students at the school could be harmed. >> our need from having the chance to continue to teach students is not only silencing me but it's silencing them, and i promise you you will not get away with it. >> ever since school resumed last month felarca had been back in the classroom teaching but the board suddenly suspended her this week, not commenting why other than to say it is a personnel matter. a heart-warming response to what was truly a tragic situation. help right now is pouring in for an east bay family after their 2-year-old was killed by a bus this week. a oakland police officer set up a go fund me page for the family of jeremiah asera. that's already raised more than $15,000 for his family. the toddler died tuesday when he ran into the street to chase a ball and was hit by the transit bus. it's been a tragic week for
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students in the bay area. an accident in the sierra nevada took the life of a stanford grad student. she was killed sunday while climbing. she was 26 years old. she was a fourth year grad student studying immunology. she lost her footing and ended up falling more than 800 feet near bear week spire. it's the second tragedy. on monday reworted the death of a san jose state student who drowned in a lake east of fresno. efforts now to improve relations between the community and police. today oakland police debut a new substation that's a whole lot more than a police station. the substation is on high street at international boulevard, just a few blocks away from fremont high school. oakland police say the station will be a place for kids to do homework and to work on computers alongside police officers. opd says that this is a way for
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officers to interact with their community. well, not so fast! the nfl commissioner says the raiders' possible move to las vegas may not be as close to the end zone as hoped. the governor of nevada says he intends to call lawmakers into a special session next month to consider a public financing plan for the new stadium. nfl commissioner roger goodell says he still thinks there is a deal to be had in oakland, and there is continued speculation that former raider and 49er ronnie lott is a part of a group looking to buy the oakland coliseum site for a possible stadium here. repairs to a san francisco muni tunnel are reportedly taking an unexpected and expensive detour. crews are still working on the sun set tunnel. the project was originally slated to cost $16 million but the examiner reports that a crumbling walls inside the tunnel are likely going to delay completion of the project. and you can add about $3 million
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more to the bottom line. it's possible the extra renovations will lead to new delays as well. on the other side of things, ahead of schedule for b.a.r.t. b.a.r.t. says track repair work between daily city and balboa park stations is done. the work finished two weeks ahead of schedule. the repairs caused five weekend shutdowns. miles of worn rails have been replaced and a crossover which allows trains to move from one side of the trackway to the other was successfully reconstructed. sound dampers were put in place to help with the screeching rails. the two weekends where they were going to be closed -- open again. >> go where you want. sacramento mayor kevin johnson was assaulted at a dinner event last night. a protester threw a pie in the mayor's face. the mayor fought back, allegedly punching that man in the face. the protester was arrested. johnson is a former nba and cal basketball star who was elected mayor of sacramento in 2008.
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we don't know what the protester's cause was. the united nations said it was possible that countries backing the syria peace process would agree today to try to salvage the collapsed ceasefire. it is still working to restart peace talks. matt bradley reports on the latest. >> reporter: it seems almost impossible that the ceasefire in syria may actually survive. russian and american diplomats signalled separately they want it to continue and now the united nations says it hopes to resume supplying humanitarian aid as early as today. right now this ceasefirec exist in name only. but the deal remains the best hope for some kind of humanitarian reprieve for the five-year-long civil war that's already killed nearly half a million people. the ceasefire was signed by the u.s. and russia two weeks ago.
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it came into effect last monday night. you could be for given for not knowing about it. the past two weeks have seen some of the most outrageous attacks since the war began. this week a dozen workers were killed when an aid convoy came under attack. they'll discuss the treaty in new york today. with such anger on both sides the syrian people and, indeed, the entire world, will be waiting to see if diplomats can actually bring this ceasefire back to life. >> matt, thank you very much. coming up next, what's in the water? questions right now surfacing with chromium 6 that's appearing in bay area water districts. battle one, water resistant phone versus water. battle two. customer versus carrier. i'm chris chmura. nbc bay area responds, next. battle three. flawless victory.
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you can see clear skies this morning. we'll talk about the forecast as we get into the weekend. it's looking pretty good but it's going to warm up. details straight ahead.
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nbc bay area responds to a south bay woman who called us on a land line about a water resistant phone that wasn't so
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water resistant. >> sadly that cellphone was not on option. chris chmura is here with the story and the results he got for her. >> reporter: michelle martinez recently bought the samsung galaxy 7 edge from t. mobile. she chose it because it's advertised as being water resistant. three days later the phone was splashed with water while on vacation and quit working. michelle asked t-mobile to replace the phone but it told her she had to file an insurance claim plus pay a $175 deductible. she didn't think that was fair saying the phone was clearly defective. we reached out to t-mobile to ask why it wanted michelle to pay a deductible for a moan that was under warranty. it quickly replaced her phone. we asked t-mobile for a comment but it did not respond. if you have a consumer complaint call us at 1-888-996-tips. or log onto once there click the yellow submit tips bar and share your
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story, videos, photos to help us investigate. the latest total of how much money we've returned to viewers like you, tomorrow. >> we love that talley. the same chemical linked to the erin brockovich story is now being connected to tap water delivered to some bay area homes. the chemical is called chromium 6. it is highly toxic. a new study out this week finds that 11 california water districts are showing traces of the chemical that are now above the legal limit. some agencies named in the report are disputing the conclusions, but one of the authors stands by the findings. >> our report raises serious questions about our government, especially the federal government, and its inability to set drinking water standards. >> chromium 6 occurs naturally in the environment but it's also used in industrial production. experts say, if contaminated water is repeatedly ingested, if
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we keep drinking it, it can increase chances for some cancers. we were up very early this morning, as we start our news cast at 4:30. lots of clouds out there but that's not the case anymore. >> blue sky all around. >> it's still chilly. we woke up to the cold air this morning and we're still trying to recover. back into the 60s across most of the bay area. right at 70 in the north bay. we've cleared out nicely. get outside and take in some of the fresh air. we have had spare the air alerts the past weekend. and now it's spectacular. crystal clear blue skies and great air quality. temperatures will continue to warm, but not all that warm today. back to 65 degrees for san francisco. only 73 today for the tri-valley after a couple of days ago being in the 90s. even for the south bay today, you'll be at 47. the peninsula will see highs today near 70. from ocean beach the weather underground time lapse. clear skies to start at the
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coastline. but in san jose it was completely cloudy this morning. we have gotten rid of the clouds as well. the storm system that moved through, albeit dry. kicked up the winds and brought in chilly air from canada and the gulf of alaska. on the eastern side of the system rain and thunderstorms falling across the desert southwest. that's where we were yesterday as we had some sprinkles fall across the bay area. now on the back end of the system, the cold air is diving in. that will continue to retreat to the east and here comes the high pressure. that moves in by this weekend, sitting off the coastline. that will warm us up. inland, back into the 90s. some places could hit 100 degrees. one place that could, sonoma wine country. by saturday, yes. if you're headed there, remember, bring spf and lots of water. temperatures will be in the 90s by sunday. monterey bay will warm up even more as well. back to the 60s today. 70s tomorrow.
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80s for saturday and sunday. if you're heading to the beach and trying to squeeze in a few more beach days because you know the beach days are numbered this time of year. santa cruz looks great friday, saturday and sunday. take a long weekend. it's looking good. temperatures today not beach weather but comfortable. 73 for concord. 72 for fairfield. 67 for oakland and 65 for san francisco. here is the warmup i was telling you about. it will get hot by the weekend. inland valleys to the 90s. topping out near 100 saturday. in san francisco a few days ago we were in the 80s. this weekend, great beach weather. so get it in. you know what, guys? looking at the long-range models. october, next weekend looks cool and gray and may be some rain. we'll see. all right. the time is now to hit the beach. thank you. coming up too expensive to buy or rent a home, but not enough to live on the street?
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where home prices have the housing crisis in the bay area is hitting pretty much every city around the bay area. but especially along the peninsula where the home prices have soared. >> specifically mountain view, rvs parked up and down the streets has the city scrambling for a solution. peggy bunker has more on why mountain view is asking the rv residents how they can help. >> reporter: the city of mountain view has a big problem about rvs like these filling up side streets. the city is reaching out to the residents asking them why they're here and what they need. >> just because you live in an rv doesn't mean you're poor, you don't have this or that. it just means that you don't want to pay that much. >> reporter: it's a side street many pass by every day and never
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notice rv after rv lined up next to the cal train tracks in mountain view. at least 40 of them filled with families and even some single tech workers. none can afford the rents anymore on the peninsula. >> before i lived in an apartment. but it's too expensive. >> reporter: miguel said rents sky rocketed and he bought the rv as emergency housing. >> i think having people living in vehicles is a problem. >> reporter: city code says rvs can be parked an unmarked streets for three days only. it's clear some have been here for months, maybe even years. >> we have more homeless. some of them are living in rvs. so yes, we hear a great deal about this from all sorts of angles. >> reporter: the mayor says the city didn't know how to help the residents so they're asking them. >> we had a survey done of people who live in vehicles. there is a great deal of concern about just who are these people and what do they need.
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>> reporter: james boyd's home is across the street from the parked rvs. >> i think most of these people over here work every day. they just don't make enough money to survive. >> reporter: the survey has been on the city website for several weeks now. they just closed down the link on monday. they'll take the responses from rv residents, over 1,000 of them, and present the findings to the city council in october. in mountain view, peggy bunker, nbc bay area news. >> a solution desperately needed. thank you. >> nice of them to reach out. we'll be right back. a legend of of mexican music
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voices his support for if you know anything about mexican music, then you know this man, a legend of mexican music voices his support for hillary clinton through song. he came out of retirement to compose a traditional song. though he cannot vote in the u.s. since he is a mexican citizen he asks clinton not to forget about mexican and latin american brothers. he does not reference donald trump by name. but that would be the equivalent of like frank sinatra writing a song to endorse a candidate. >> yes. heading into the weekend. warm temperatures. >> looking at temperatures today cool. 60s and 70s. 80s and 90s return by the weekend. >> that is excellent. see you at 5:00.
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