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camera. right now at 9:00, a dangerous scene in the south bay caught on camera. what happened on a freeway that led to self arrests. plus, back open for business. the growing economic need in the north bay fire zone.
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but first, dozens of animal rights protesters take over a local slaughter house and police move in. the news starts right now. good evening. i'm vicky -- a special edition of nbc bay area news due to sunday night football. we begin with a call to action in the east bay that ended in more than a dozen arrests. protesters say it was an act of civil disobedience, but the owners of the business who say they're muslim feel they're being targeted. they accuse the activists of robbery. this story new tonight. live in oakland tonight with the details. good evening, sergio. >> reporter: good evening, vicky. those activists tell us they came to this shop because they say they have undercover video of conditions that they say are cruel for animals. it is a slaughter house. animals are killed here. the owners of the shop
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originally from yemen say they don't understand why they're being targeted by these activists. in video that direct action everywhere shared with us, they plainly show activists taking animals from the shop. this is a lamb. activists say they took it to an undisclosed veterinarian for care. they took a rabbit and a quail. you can see in this video, a police officer confronted one of the activists. >> i feel like that. i'm telling you you don't. >> reporter: one of the women in the video is pria. >> what we are asking for is a bill of rights for animals to be recognized as sentient beings. >> reporter: never had any health code violations or cruelty violations. the owners here are muslim, originally from yemen. they were shocked to see people walk into their business and take their property. >> like we are not in america. like we are somewhere else. this is -- they don't respect
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any business owners. >> reporter: organizers say they have not targeted this shop because it's muslim-owned. they say they're conducting nonviolent direct action. >> are you concerned about physically having evidence of you walking into a business, picking up property and then walking out? s? >> no, we're not concerned. >> reporter: 21 activists were arrested to trespassing. they were all cited and released. now, none of them were cited for theft, but it's interesting to note that livestock theft has a long history in the wild west. it can be prosecuted as either a state crime or a federal crime. reporting live in oakland, i'm sergio quintana, nbc nbay area news. >> a shooting in pack heights neighborhood. uber has confirmed the victim was a.b. an uber driver but not providing a ride during the attack.
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it all happened around 9:00 last night. police have yet to release a description of the suspect. the victim was not seriously wounded. investigating a deadly shooting at a hotel. city's first homicide of the year. police got a call about a man suffering from a gun shot wound around midnight. he was in the lobby for an extended stay hotel. that hotel is on the 5,300 block of far well drive. he was taken to a hospital where he died. detectives found a crime scene in one of the hotel rooms. three suspects have been taken into custody. investigators do not believe this was a random crime. they say the victim knew the suspects. now to our continuing coverage of the north bay wildfires. with the fires nearly contained, the focus is now shifting to recovery and the investigation. the city of santa rosa announced that the state's largest wildfire cleanup will begin tomorrow involving both state and federal agencies. the first stage of the cleanup will be household hazardous
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waste such as propane tanks, burned out vehicles and air conditioners. also tomorrow, the red cross announced it will be opening a client service center in santa rosa. it's a chance for fire victims to meet one-on-one with red cross case workers. also today, more glen ellen residents were allowed back into their homes. it has been two weeks since those fires ignited. businesses that rely heavily on tourism and local support are reminding people they're open and ready to welcome visitors to help rebuild the economy. nbc bay area christie smith shows us what they're doing and the ways they're contributing. >> reporter: around sonoma plaza, businesses are open. the nice weather a welcome sight. >> this is their prime season. these people rely heavily on tourism. >> reporter: they plan to shop and dine showing their support following the wildfires in wine country. >> i've given money through red cross and stuff, but i think
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you've got to come down and support in a physical way. >> people are coming back. i'm grateful for that. we still need a lot more. >> reporter: lloyd davis runs corner 103, a tasting room that just reopened yesterday. >> it's had a huge impact on our financial bottom line. >> reporter: many here trying to assist hourly workers and heard from guest who's have lost everything and is supporting organizations to help with rebuilding. >> it really is about being sensitive to all those other businesses and people who lost everything. >> reporter: gary sapperstein is with the visitor's bureau board. >> we are really working together right now to find the messaging, the way that we can encourage people to come back to sonoma. >> reporter: shops here have signs, clothes and blankets for fire victims and sales proceeds, too. there are many thank yous up to first responders. this business is back open, but stayed very busy recently, preparing boxed lunches for
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firefighters. some workers even helped in evacuation centers. >> a lot of us on the plaza are getting back as well, whether it's sales or volunteing. >> reporter: and they're all ready to say welcome, too. >> we've devoted an entire section of our homepage to the north bay fires. find information on how to help the fire victims. just head to nbcbayarea.com and click on the local tab. well, new video tonight shows chaos in the south bay last night as dozens of people took part in illegal sideshows. officers responded in force. nbc bay area ross slater is in saen san jose with the video. these drivers caught in the act. >> reporter: they were, indeed. we've got some exciting video to show you in just a moment. first, though, multiple sideshows spread out over multiple locations tying up multiple law enforcement agencies for hours. some of the folks were so bold,
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they attacked the police cruisers. happening in one of the least likely places you could imagine. right on the 101 in san jose. >> when i arrived on-scene, i observed about 100-plus vehicles stopped and 60 or 70 people out of their vehicles on the freeway screaming. >> the racers moved on to other locations including highway 87. where some people were even captured on video spray painting the median. it all eventually fizzled out in downtown san jose, and at one point they converged on the old bay highway at the 880 overpass. street racers shut down the entire road, north and south. the first squad car that arrived was attacked, its rear window shattered and people standing in the street began kicking it. >> that's pretty intense. i mean, it's racing, you're going to break a window now for that? i don't know what -- go from
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racing to violence. >> reporter: the so-called sideshows have been an ongoing problem around the bay area. they have sometimes been deadly. police have been frustrated in their efforts to shut them down despite all the warnings. >> you can get in trouble for it and you can go to jail. we just want to remind people that we do know what's going on and we are in the area and we are going to be there to protect the motoring public and stop these events as best we can from occurring. >> reporter: what they were able to do last night, issued seven citations we are told and impounded four vehicles. live in san jose. i'm lose plater, nbc bay area news. >> roz, thank you very much. shot a woman overnight after she allegedly drove a car right at them. police noticed the suspicious car on airway boulevard around livermore's airport late -- officers ordered the woman to get out of the car, but they say she hit the gas instead. speeding towards them and
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hitting two patrol cars. officers opened fire, wounding the woman. she's in the hospital now with non life-threatening injuries zblfrmgs a deadly crash on 680 this morning. the highway patrol says a big-rig drove off the highway, through a fence and hit a tree. it happened on southbound 680. police say as the truck was veering off the road, it clipped the car on the right shoulder of the interstate. the people in that car were not hurt. no word on what caused the driver of the big-rig to lose control. tomorrow marks the start of a local murder trial that will be closely watched across the nation. jose garcia zarate is accused of shooting and killing kate steinle on pier 14 back in july of 2014. the case quickly became a national flash point because zarate is an undocumented immigrant with a criminal record who had been released from custody three weeks before the shooting. what's more, the gun used in the crime belonged to a federal agent.
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zarate's defense team is likely to argue the shooting was an accident and that he didn't steal the gun but zarate found it. the prosecution has the burden to prove his conduct was reckless and that it directly led to steinle's death. experts say whatever unfolds, emotions will be high in the courtroom. >> there's going to be the victim's family that want justice, that are still reeling on, you know, how did this happen. >> reporter: that trial is set to begin at 10:00 at a.m. at the san francisco hall of justice. a couple of troubling incidents in the east bay have police on alert near san ramon schools. multiple students in the san ramon unifying school district say they have recently seen a man who looks like this engaging in lewd acts. the suspect is described at late 20s or early 30s, 5'6", and about 150 pounds. has a scar on his right cheek and driving an old, dark gray sedan. the nearly 400-acre bear
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fire that has been burning in the santa cruz mountains for nearly a week is now nearly 80% contained. more good news, all remaining evacuation orders still in place are set to be lifted tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. the fire started last monday. it has destroyed four structures. full containment is expected by tuesday. nine firefighters were injured battling that blaze. a big swing ahead in the forecast. get ready for summer-like heat in some areas. meteorologist rob -- >> the mild temperatures and increased humidity levels which has helped the firefighters gain ground there in the north bay around the bear fire in the santa cruz mountains. humidity levels up for now. even though winds have been out of the north. the change we'll see over the next 24 hours is a return of stronger offshore winds during the day tomorrow. high pressure builds in, see temperatures rise by probably about 10 degrees warmer.
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dry conditions in the hills. bayside temperatures, 70s and 80s, and valleys starting tomorrow have a chance of seeing some 90s. breezy conditions picking up in the milhills. how long things can stay dry. a look at that in our full forecast coming up in less than ten minutes. back to you. >> all right, rob. thank you. you can track the changes in the forecast and what rob is forecasting with our free nbc bay area app. click on the weather tab to get updates for your neighborhood. tear of joy and sadness were shed at levi stadium today. it was for a 49ers legend who is in the fight of his life. the 49ers family honored dwight clark during the game. the former pro bowl wide receiver announced he is battling als. among those to honor clark were nearly 40 members of the 49ers'
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first super bowl winning team from 1981. a team that reached the super bowl because of clark's iconic catch. at half time, he spoke to the crowd. >> i wanted to thank you for all your support while i was a player. and i think you all know i'm going through a little thing right now. and i need your prayers and thoughts. >> standing next to the 60-year-old clark was the team's former owner eddie debartolo. clark says debartolo sent him to japan for innovative treatment. we'll have more on the niners game a little later in our forecast. still ahead, female senators speaking out about something other than politics. the growing social media movement they're joining. plus, a hollywood star with an important message. why glenn close spoke to teens in san francisco today. the press."
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several women senators spoke out about the viral hashtag me too campaign on this morning's "meet the press." senator elizabeth warren recalled sexual harassment by a colleague during her time as a law professor. while senators claire mccaskill talked about asking a powerful state politician for advice early in her career. >> he's chasing me around the desk trying to get his hands on me. and i kept saying, you don't want to do this. you don't want to do this. i have little children at home. please don't do this. >> he looked at me and paused and said, well, did you bring your knee pads? >> the me too campaign took off after sexual harassment allegations against hollywood mogul harvey weinstein came to light. women across the country are sharing stories of being harassed using the me too hashtag. well, it is no secret that mental illness is something many are afraid to talk about and it can be especially difficult for teenagers. but a bay area-based nonprofit
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is helping teens raise awareness about mental illness. bring change to mind held its annual high school students summit in san francisco today. the organization was founded by actress glenn close whose sister has boipular disorder. she said she was very impressed and jump starting a dialogue about difficult issues. >> these kids have run with this idea because they know what's going on. they talk to each other. they know the rate of anxiety and depression and suicide and they want to help make a change. >> translator: >> so far, there are about 100 bring change to mind chapters in high schools across the country, including many right here in the bay area. 2,000 students are involved. all right. let's turn our attention now to the weather and meteorologist rob mayeda is here with the forecast. >> the week was very nice. nice comfortable temperatures. cool mornings. pleasant afternoons, but high pressure sets to kind of ignore
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the calender, frankly. we're going to go back to summer-like temperatures as we go through the next three days. that means 80s and 90s could be possible. san francisco, not too bad, 64 degrees. the flip side is that these nighttime temperatures should stay reasonably cool. oakland, 62 degrees. dublin, hazy skies. better air quality for sure since last weekend with all the smoke. 62 currently in dublin. san jose still relatively mild 65 degrees. speaking of air quality tomorrow. moderate levels of smoke pollution up near the north bay or inland east bay up sorts solano county and good air quality conditions. morning temperatures, 40s and low 50s to start the day. check out these highs. if you add 10 degrees to your high temperature today, that's pretty much where you're going to be tomorrow. going to the upper 70s today to
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upper 80s tomorrow. it will feel like summer. close to 90 in south of san jose. mid to upper 80s along 680 to concord cord and antioch. coastside, upper 70s. half moon bay as the winds turn offshore and numbers in the low 80s up and down the peninsula. san francisco tomorrow, downtown, very close to 80 degrees. the north bay, upper 80s to low 9 0s. the cult prit here is strong high pressure. building up across california. high fire change down into southern california, too. this is going to be the case from monday through wednesday as these temperatures continue to climb and we'll have to watch these wind speeds, especially monday afternoon and again tuesday. it's the direction here. offshore where those temperatures climb and humidity could drop into the teens around the north bay and east bay hills if. if the wind speeds don't get too gusty, we may get out of having
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red flag warnings, but fire weather watches may go up tuesday afternoon. notice as we go way out, next ten days, no sign of rain. is this is right, the rest of the month looks dry. halloween could be dry. our next best chance for rain is beyond the ten-day forecast. it looks like maybe november 2nd is how long wire going e're goi to wait for a little bit more rain. these are san francisco temperatures. 80s possible. the tuesday temperatures, by the way, could be closing in on record. not only is it going to be warm and dry, break a few records, especially in our inland forecast. see it there, low 90s. tuesday into wednesday. very closely watching those wind speeds, you know, after we've gotten some good containment of the north bay fires. bear fire up containment up to 79%. some of those full containment numbers are expected by tuesday. where temperatures are going to be going up. end of the week looks cooler,
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but no rain in the forecast until november 2nd. >> when you look at those forecasts ten days out, how accurate are they? >> when the pattern sets up, a blocking ridge of high pressure, that usually takes seven to ten days to break down. this is so big it's going to build up to the gulf of africa, clearing out the pacific northwest. these arefered to as blocking patterns, which, unfortunately, could stick around for almost two weeks. >> we like the halloween forecast. >> if it stays dry. >> rob, thank you. the 49ers are looking for their first win of the season. here's a look at what's coming up in sports. the 49ers cowboys rivalry used to be the best in the nfl. now it's a little bit more lopsided than it used to be. maybe a lot more. visited levi stadium sunday and the 49ers defense made dak prescott and ezekiel elliot -- the highlights or lowlights coming up in the nissan sports report. a bay area murder trial set
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to spark more debate on illegal immigration. next week: insight into the kate steinle killing. plus, the simple thing you can do at home right now - to prevent extra (stress ( if disaster evr strikes.
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the nissan sports report. the 49ers made nfl history last week, becoming the first team to lose five straight games, each by no more than three points. margin of defeat was once again the story today, but for much different republicans. 49ers and cowboys dak pras cot and ezekiel elliot had no problem getting into levi stadium or the second quarter either. cowboys up 14-3. prescott looking for his tight end. in for the score. check that out again. one-handed grab for jason whiten. cowboys up 20-3 at the break. third quarter, moore scoring by the team in white. off the play action, elliot screen to ezekiel. ezekiel is there. 72 yards. he's gone.
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219 total yards for ezekiel elliot. three touchdowns for him. he beat the 49ers basically just by himself. if this wasn't bad enough, dan bailey got hurt so their safety was kicking. jeff heat. even he was having a good day. off the upright and in. oh, man. cowboys win 40-10. niners, they're 0-7. >> every single team in the league, there is a very fine line between being in a game, winning in a game and getting your butt kicked. it's not as big of a distance between all of those three as sometimes it seems. >> i think we've got the guys here, the leaders on this team to move past that and, you know, we are 0-7. there is only one way to go, and that's up, and i think we've got a lot of season ahead of us to get better and really, you know,
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turn the signeason around. >> i know it doesn't look good. it's a very fine line between that stuff. when you turn the ball over and miss opportunities, whether you have a young team, rookie, regardless. turn the ball over and miss those opportunities, that is the result in the nfl. >> san jose earthquakes needing a win. regular season finale to punch their ticket to the playoffs. 5th minute quakes and minnesota tied it 1-1. going to get the pass here. he will find the back of the night. his 134th mls goal. second place in the league's all-time list. 93rd win. we need a game-winner. >> goal, san jose! oh, the celebration. >> yeah. for the one-timer.
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quakes win 3-2. they're going to the playoffs for the first time since 2012. now, all of this despite the fact that the quakes have been outscored by 21 goals this year. but nonetheless, they're going to the postseason. that is sports. vicky, we'll send it back to you. >> ahmed, thank you. the u.s. women's national soccer team also in action today. the team took on south korea for a friendly in north carolina. the united states women dominated early on. they scored their first goal just three minutes in. team usa kept the offense rolling from there. they shut out south korea 6-0. next up for team usa, a match against canada in toronto. that game is slated for november 11th. and, yeah, it will probably be a lot closer. still ahead at 9:00, a dangerous scene on this south bay roadway. the reckless driving that caused police to swarm in. plus, animal rights activists staging a protest. the undercover video from an east bay slaughter house that led them to take action.
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and one of the most high-profile cases in the country set to begin tomorrow. legal insiders weigh in on the kate steinle murder trial.
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cracking down on dangerous driving. thdang right now at 9:30, cracking down on dangerous driving. the dangerous scene that forced police to close in. welcome back. karen sweeney is off tonight. reckless action by drivers and staking part in illegal sideshows. early this morning, police say people were taking part and blocking traffic all across the south bay. nbc bay area's roz plater is in the area live. you can see the tire backs from
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these sideshows along 101. >> reporter: indeed, they were. when the police first showed up here in south san jose, they found about 100 cars and just dozens of people milling around on the highway. all of this could have led to a major accident. the chp began responding to a sideshow just after midnight. the first spot was a dangerous one, the 101 freeway. as soon as police would break up one site, the street racers would move to another, including highway 87. it was at old bay shore highway and the 880 overpass that san jose police say the racers should shut down the whole road north and south, and when the first officer tried to drive through the area, his vehicle was attacked. his rear window smashed and the people standing around began kicking it. the chp says it was a series of dangerous situations, especially on 101. >> they had the center divide
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all lanes and the right-hand shoulder block so no traffic could get by. this created a very unsafe situation. at midnight, going into a corner, a lot of vehicles are having to hit their breaks and almost kau caused numerous traffic collision. >> reporter: sideshows have been an ongoing problem around the bay area. this is one video in east oakland. they have sometimes been deadly. police have been frustrated in their efforts to shut them down despite numerous warnings. now, all police issued seven citations, impounded four vehicles and fortunately that police officer whose cruiser was attacked was not injured. live in san jose, i'm roz plater. >> thank you, roz. we're learning new information about a shooting in san francisco's pack heights neighborhood. uber has confirmed the victim is an uber driver, but he was not providing a ride during the attack. it happened around 9:00 last night near clay and la guy in. police have yet to release a
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description of the suspects. the victim was not seriously wounded. fremont police are investigating a deadly shooting at a hotel. it is the city's first homicide of the year. police got a call about a man suffering from a gun shot wound around midnight. he was in the lobby of an extended stay hotel. that the is -- taken for a hospital where he died. detectives found a crime scene in one of the hotel rooms. we just learned three suspects have been taken into custody. investigators do not believe this was a random crime. they say the victim knew the suspect. in oakland, a dramatic scene at a slaughterhouse. police arrested more than a dozen animal rights activists. they say it was an act of civil disobedience, but the owners of the business say they feel they're being targeted and accuse the activists of robbery. sergio can in is live in oakland wit the very latest.
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>> reporter: vicky, activists tell us they came to this shop because they got video of what they call cruel conditions for animals. it is a slaughterhouse, so there are animals that are killed here. the owners of the shop originally from yemen say they don't understand why these activists are coming after them. in video that direct action shared with us, they plainly show activists taking animals from the the shop. took to to an undisclosed veterinarian for care, a rabbit and a quail. the family who owned the shop said they have never had any health code violations or anti-cruelty violations. they are muslims originally from yemen. they were shocked to see people walk into their business and take their property. >> like we are not in america. like we are in somewhere else. this is -- they don't respect any businessowners. they keep the public from this
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business. >> reporter: are you concerned about physically having evidence of you walking into a business, picking up property and then walking out? >> no, we're not concerned. in fact, the dozens of activists, 22 activists were arrested today. you know, they're okay with being arrested. >> reporter: the organizers say they have not targeted this shop because it's a muslim-owned business. they say they are conducting nonviolent action after taking undercover video of the conditions inside the shop. all those arrested were cited for press passing and released. none of the activists were arrested for theft, but it's interesting to note that livestock theft has a long history in the wild west. it can be prosecuted as either a state crime or a federal crime. reporting live in oakland, i'm sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. >> sergio, thanks very much. now to our continuing coverage of the north bay wildfires. with the fires nearly contained, the focus is shifting to
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recovery. the largest wildfire cleanups will begin tomorrow. it involves both state and federal agencies. the first phase will be household hazardous waste, propane tanks, burned out vehicles and air conditioners. tomorrow, the red cross will be opening a client service center in santa rosa. that will allow fire victims to meet one-on-one with red cross case workers. also today, glen ellen residents were allowed to return home. two weeks after the wildfires started in the north bay, businesses are open and they want everyone to know it. customers are vital in helping to rebuild the economy in the north way. the visitors bureau of sonoma is trying to come up with different ways to get the word out that sonoma shops, restaurants and wineries are all open for business. >> i've given money through red cross and stuff, but i think you've got to come down and support in a physical way. >> people are coming back and
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i'm grateful for that, but we still need a lot more. >> some of the shops are also giving some of their proceeds from sales to the fire victims. we have a section of our homepage dedicated to coverage of the north bay fires. you can also find information there an how to help people who have lost everything. just head to nbcbayarea.com and click on the locals tab. in livermore, officers shot a woman overnight after she allegedly drove a car straight at them. police noticed a suspicious car in a parking lot on airway boulevard. just north of livermore's airport. this happened at midnight last night. a records check showed police that the car was stolen so officers ordered the woman inside to get out. they say she hit the gas instead, speeding towards them and hitting two patrol cars. officers opened fire. they wounded the woman. she is now in the hospital, but her injuries are non life-threatening. a deadly crash on 680 in san ramon this morning. the highway patrol says a
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big-rig drove off the highway, through a fence and into a tree. police say as the truck was veering off the road, it clipped a car on the right shoulder of the interstate. the people in that car were not hurt. no word yet on what caused the driver of the big-rig to lose control. a couple of troubling incidents in the east bay now have police on high alert near san ramon schools. multiple students in the san ramon unified school district say they have recently seen a man who looks like this engaging in lewd acts. the suspect is described as being in his late 20s or early 30s. he's about 5'6" and about 150 pounds. he also has a scar on his right cheek. victims say he was driving an old dark gray sedan. tomorrow marks the start of a local murder trial that will be closely watched across the country. jose garcia zarate is accused of shooting and killing kate steinle on pier 14 in july of
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2015. that case quickly became a national flash point because zarate is an undocumented immigrant who has been released from custody because of san francisco's sanctuary city policies. the gun used in the crime was also -- also belonged to a federal agent. zarate's defense team is likely to argue the shooting was an accident and zarate didn't steal the gun, but that he found it. the prosecution has the burden to prove zarate's conduct was reckless and directly led to steinle's death. whatever unfolds, emotions will be running high. >> there is going to be the victim's family that want justice. that are still reeling on, you know, how did this happen? >> the trial is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow at the san francisco hall of justice. president trump still not letting go of a fight with a florida congresswoman after she criticized his words of condolence to a military widow. this all happening as democrats and republicans prepare to focus on tax reform on capitol hill
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and possibly a compromise on health care. nbc's jennifer johnson has our story tonight from washington. >> reporter: president trump sunday again going after florida congresswoman frederica wilson, after a week-long war of words over what mr. trump said to a grieving military widow. the president tweeting, whacky congresswoman wilson is the gift that keeps on giving for the republican party. a disaster for dems. the president is courting democrats in his attempt to get a tax reform deal passed by the end of the year. at least one says he's encouraged after a meeting with the president. >> he likes the idea of a real working family tax relief act. again, if he chooses that path, democrats will work with him. >> reporter: other democrats are concerned the current gop tax plan is too good a deal for the wealthiest americans. republicans deny that. >> i can tell you what the overall goal is, middle class tax relief, the stopping of job exportation because of our
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horrible business tax structure in this country. to get the country growing again. >> reporter: democrats are now calling on mcconnell to bring a bipartisan health care compromise to a vote. that would restore billions in federal statements cut by the president to obamacare insurers. >> we have all 48 democrats, 12 republicans. i would urge senator mcconnell to put it on the floor immediately this week. it will pass. >> reporter: but mcconnell says there will be no vote until he knows the president will sign the bill. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. >> the nearly 400-acre bear fire that's been burning in the santa cruz mountains for almost a week is now nearly 830% contained. the fire started last monday. it has destroyed four structures. full containment is expected by tuesday. nine firefighters were injured while battling that blaze. well, get ready for summer-like temperatures. some parts of the bay area not
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ready for fall. we're about to see a big warm-up. meteorologist rob mayeda -- it is not time to put away the sweaters and jackets, righter and. >> still need them for at least the morning. the shorts and flip-flops might come out as temperatures climb right now, 350s and 60s right now. relatively moist condition, good for fire fighting in the north bay and the santa cruz mountains. the winds are changing tomorrow, turning more offshore. have a big impact on our temperatures and the humidity levels in the hills. around 3:00 in the afternoon, 20% to 30% humidity levels. left fast forward into tuesday afternoon, one of the hottest days of the week. look at that an, down to 15% in napa and fairfield. lowering humidity levels. again for the hills and unfortunately elevated fire danger. the only thing holding up red flag warnings are probably wind speeds at this point. be watching that for tuesday.
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this all part of a pattern change that could bring us record -- breaking temperatures by tuesday. you may be surprised by how long we're going to have to wait for the next round of rain. we'll have that in our full forecast in a few minutes. >> all right, rob, thank you. remember, you can track the changes in the forecast with our free nbc bay area app pp just click on the weather tab and you can get updates for your neighborhood. an emotional day at levi stadium today as a 49ers legend was the center of attention. the 49ers family honored dwight clark during the game. the former pro bowl wide receiver announced he is battling als, also known as lew gehrig's disease. part of the 49ers first super bowl-winning team from 1981. the team that reached the super bowl because of clark's iconic catch. at half time, he spoke to the crowd. >> i want to thank you all for your support when i was a player. and i think you all know i'm
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going through a little thing right now, and i need your prayers and thoughts. >> standing next to the 60-year-old clark was the team's former owner eddie debartolo. clark says debartolo sent him to japan for innovative treatment. we'll have more on our niners game a little later in or newscast. happy and relieved to survive the tubbs fire but devastated at the same time after losing close friends. a heartwarming story of appreciation and guilt. plus, help for north bay fire victims from burning man. how a link to the popular festival is lending a helping hand.
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my name is valerie decker and i'm a troubleman for pg&e. i am a first responder to emergencies 24 hours a day, everyday of the year. my children and my family are on my mind when i'm working all the time. my neighbors are here, my friends and family live here, so it's important for me to respond as quickly as possible and get the power back on. it's an amazing feeling turning those lights back on. be informed about outages in your area. sign up for outage alerts at pge.com/outagealerts. together, we're building a better california. friends for life that are now separated forever by a sudden and insurmountable outbreak of flames. a santa rosa family is speaking for the first time after
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surviving a fire by mere seconds and losing their possessions and childhood memories. sam brock has their heart wrenching story. >> reporter: their two homes are separated by a matter of feet, some fencing and footprints. from constant trips back and forth. >> they weren't just our neighbors, they -- we knew them for a long time, you know? we saw them on a weekly basis or, you know, every few days for 30 years. >> reporter: rachel says her childhood on angela drive wouldn't have been the same without leroy and donna. in a once enchanted neighborhood now covered in ash, leroy and donna always had a knack for making them feel loved. >> they were always there. they brought us cakes and a welcome to the neighborhood. they were loving and generous people. and i can't believe leroy and donna are gone. that's just going to -- that's what haunts me. >> reporter: haunted, not just
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by the horror of a fierce fire, but the tiny window this family had to escape and the fate of their neighbors. the 80-year-old accountant and his lovely wife who couldn't make it out in time. >> if i didn't know, i try not to blame myself, but instead of grabbing the handful of clothes and the stupid box of cereal, we could have called them. it's hard not to feel guilty when we're alive. >> reporter: the loss for the family is worn on their faces, but comfort comes in the form of still having one another and informing others from this experience. >> my message is just don't take it for granted, and alert your neighbors. alert your neighbors. >> reporter: reporting in santa rosa, sam brock, nbc bay area news. well, some people left without homes following the north bay wildfires are getting some temporary shelter from an unlikely place. a group is turning housing used for burning man into temporary
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housing for 75 people in sonoma county. instead of sitting idle for another ten months, the converted shipping containers are now being sent to wine country. next week, semi trucks will park at a lot in santa rosa. they're already equipped with bathrooms and showers. that is going to be a welcomed site there. we are going it turn our attention now to our meteorologist. here with that check of forecast. might be reaching some records coming up. >> it was nice thursday and friday. we had the rain come in. sierra snow. looking at the opposite pattern in the next three days. total up the rain toemts we got late last week, you'll see as the rain season begins how far behind we've already fallen in the bay area. most bay area that storm friday picked up anywhere from -- almost a little more than a 1/4 of rain from san francisco. only 20% of the rain we should have from santa rosa. north to south running behind by
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more than 50%. next ten days, by the way, doesn't look like we're going to be adding to those totals. looks like we'll be falling further behind in our rainfall right now. 64 degrees right now. san francisco, look at the temperature trend. san francisco soaring into the 80s we think around downtown as early as 1:00 in the afternoon. for your monday, dublin, 62 degrees. cooling quickly tonight. high temperatures tomorrow around the tri-valley, racing through the mid to upper 80s, maybe even close to 90 in a few spots. check out the temperatures tomorrow. adding probably about ten degrees to today's high temperatures. 85 in reach in san jose tomorrow. at least air quality for now, moderate to good. it's enough of a breeze we think to push the smoke away from the bay area. we'll have to watch. high pressure strengthens often times, air quality gets a little worse. could see that by tuesday and wednesday. morning temperatures nice and comfortable, 40s and 50s, afternoon highs rewinding to
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summer-like levels. san jose, also includes santa cruz to the south. temperatures in the upper 80s tomorrow. peninsula temperatures, 70s to mid-780s. possible around belmont. see the temperatures there in san francisco, even out towards the outer sunset, ocean beach, mid-70s, 80s closer to downtown and north bay, 80s to low 90s. high pressure building all across northern california. by midweek, it's going to take the storm track and send it north of seattle. this is part of a blocking pattern where the jet stream kind of disappears. moving up towards alaska. now the forecast. all the way through halloween now looks in the long range dry. the system here offshore that may not show up until november 2nd. needless to say, the next three days will feel and look like summer outside. the very dry conditions, we'll have to watch the wind speeds to see if any fire watches go up in the hills.
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tuesday afternoon, things are going to be very dry. we could be closing in on some record highs. at least trending cooler later in the week, but, boy, that next chance of rain holding off for a long time right now. ten-day outlook, unusually dry for this time of year. >> can't believe we're looking at 90s in the forecast. >> that's also unusual. >> rob, thank you. still ahead, the power of prayer. how a monastery right in the path of the north bay wildfires escaped ruin. what some are calling a miracle, next. in the midst of the heart-ache
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of a natural disaster, we often hear stories of "little miracles." in the midst of the heartache of a natural disaster, we often hear stories of little miracles. two monasteries were directly in the path of the deadly north bay wildfires but were somehow spared. nbc bay area joe rosato jr. was allowed within the walls of the monetaries and found the meditation and praying seemed to work. >> we love the forest and the
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beauty of this place. >> reporter: the mountains of redwood valley, a place as spiritual as any cathedral. >> the silence of this place allows people to hear. >> reporter: sunday night from the mountain perch of this monastery, father damian heard an unusual sound. >> i got a very hard knock at the door. i looked out the window. right below us here, i saw what looked like the sun rising from the earth. >> reporter: that sun was the rising flames tearing through neighborhoods just down the hill. >> i rang the biell. we gathered in the church. we prayed a prayer for times of trouble. >> reporter: so the brothers prayed and waited, and when they could, fled. >> all the houses has been burned up. >> reporter: a stone's throw away. 23 bronx from this buddhist monastery escaped the flames down a treacherous back road. >> when we left, we weren't sure
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we were going to have a monastery. flames all around. >> reporter: below the two monasteries, fire chewed through 250 homes, killing eight people. for more than a week, no one knew if the two monasteries had survived. >> i said, well, what is there? >> reporter: neighborsisted through the ashes of their houses, residents of the two monasteries were allowed to come home. today, prayers have returned. different religions, one message of thanks. >> we're just grateful that we had a home to come home to. i was so sad that our neighbors didn't. >> reporter: though flames came within 1,000 feet of the monasteries, both were untouched. >> quiet and still. >> reporter: credit the army of firefighters who saved the monasteries and the prayers of a community that will need its
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spiritual mountain more than ever. joe rosato jr., nbc bay area news. >> the power of faith and firefighters. really nice to see a happy story coming out of so much of that devastation. a final check of the forecast? >> watching temperatures really starting to climb tomorrow. 80s and 90s inland around the area. tuesday and wednesday trending a bit cooler towards thursday and friday. >> thanks so much. thank you for joining us. we'll see you again really soon at 11:00. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians
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. just heartbroken. shell of people walking around. happiness in our life is been taken from us. they were high school sweethearts, raising five strapping sons. >> it was a rowdy house and our parents loved it. >> then that terrible night. >> blood everywhere. >> the a mother murdered. witnesses reported strangers lurking and a car speeding through the neighborhood and there were footprints behind the house. alarms

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