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votes. how the candidates --and their causes rallied the crowd? victory in the vineyards... how state agricultural workers may have helped save this year's grape crop from a voracious pest. and hundreds turn out to remember firefighters who died in the line of duty... how their memories are being honored.. good evening... i'm ann notarangelo... first tonight... one down three to go... the giants managed to keep their cool against the defending national league champions... and take game one against the phillies... kim coyle is in philadelphia tonight with the highlights.
" " " " thanks kim. a tea party rally in the bay area brought out hundreds of not bad for someone picked up off waivers in late august and wasn't even a lock to make the post-season roster. >> i mean a month and a half ago, two months ago, i was down in south florida and i thought umm, you know, my season is about to end, i'm gonna be on the couch watching the playoffs, and you know, next thing i know i got the opportunity to come over here and it's just been a dream come true. >> other people's garbage is
another man's treasure, eh, but we'll certainly take him. believe it. >> this team is really loose right now, tim lincecum is cracking jokes with the media. his cell phone rang, he turns around, eh guys, i got to get this. just kidding. so the whole giant clubhouse is loose. phillies fans not so happy. >> a tea party rally in the bay area brought out hundreds of people today but it appears it was as much the cause as the candidates that attracted voters. don knapp on the common message among those gathered. >> i'm running for california state treasure because i'm tired of politicians jumping from office to office without any experience. [ applause ] >> reporter: it's a familiar theme at tea party gatherings. throw the was california out. cut taxes, undo what they call obama care and get big government out of peoples' lives. those are the themes that attracted bob and charlotte
darius of walnut creek. >> the government is expanding at the rapped rate it is, init's been going over the cliff for a long time and it's beginning to fall faster all the time and there's not going to be any country left for our kids or grand kids or anyone. >> reporter: they said they found kindred spirits here. >> we didn'ty even think of the candidate as tea party candidates, i just think of them as, you know, what they stand for more than are they a tea party candidate or -- >> reporter: congressional candidate chris pa repair ra says he finds common values among african ministers and hell's angels. >> people might ask themselves what those two groups have in common, they have the same things in common as you and i have today here. they were all upset about the loss of their individual liberties. >> reporter: billy jeffrey of san francisco says he understands that there are not many minority members in the tea party and explains why he is. >> i feel almost obligated,
being a conservative republican, to be here, to show that there are minorities here, and not all of us are in the black community are liberal democrats so i feel like it's my duty to be here. >> reporter: the tea party folks left knowing they are making political waffles. the question is are those waves big enough to sway the political ties? don knapp, cbs5. we have to ensure that the border is secure and while barbara boxer stands up andville guys the good people of arizona she ought to have been figuratively speaking on the president's desk saying "mr. president, secure in border." >> carly fee rena was making the rounds this weekend. she attacked barbara boxer's position on immigration and called her record in congress a "28 year long record of failure" neither showed up at a republican rally in southern california, that may be because
of who was headlining. terell brown has more. >> hay, ho 0, sarah palin has got to go. >> reporter: before the rally pro choice groups and republican senate candidate carly fee rena, they say electing fiorina would threaten rights. >> her views are too extreme and out of step with the majority of californians. >> reporter: inside the anaheim marriott the republican national's committee's victory rally went on t president and the democratic party have failed the american people and change will come on election day. >> people know something has gone terribly wrong with our government and it has gotten so far off track. but people also know that there is nothing wrong in america that a good old-fashioned election can't fix. [ cheering and applause ] >> but both of palin's so- called momma grizzlies, candidates in the election, were a no show.
fiorina said she had other events, and others skipped for the same reason. but congressional state and local republicans were there including dan tran, the republican rung for california's 47th district. michael steele wanted to clear the air on the rift between the republican party and the tea party. >> there is no struggle, rift, fight, between those who claim the banner of the tea party and those who are in the republican party. we work together. [ cheering and applause ] >> reporter: but when it comes to sarah palin a tea party favorite polls show her endorsement may do more arm than good. she only has a 33% approval rating. her democratic rival senator boxer is using it to slam fee oh region''s reputation. >> my opponent is proud to have
the support of sarah palin. and i can tell you you can tell about a person when you look at the company they keep. >> reporter: the senate race and governor's race are still too close to call. fiorina was campaigning in sacramento and san diego today, no immediate word on where meg whitman was during today's rally. former president bill clinton is also in california this weekend. he appeared last night at u cl a campaigning for gubinatorial candidate jerry brown. he'll be in san jose tomorrow night campaigning for brown and for gavin newsom. the arrest of a local financial planner on charges of committing a lewd act on a child. 24-year-old i don't know keith wilson is accused of committing crimes against a boy under the age of 14. they are releasing few details but say the is not related to wilson and the acts took place
over time. the bail is set at $1 million. oakland police say a 29- year-old woman shot to death on west street around midnight last night, an innocent victim, in the wrong place at the wrong time. investigators say carolyn howard happened ton standing near a group of young men who were sprayed with bullets in a drive by shooting. the three men were hit but will survive. howard was killed. police say she was clearly an innocent bystander. checking other headlines around the bay area, at least another day of delays on the san mateo bridge, caltrans says it will need more time to repair a crack that appeared last week during an inspection. only the far right lane westbound should be impacted but they hope to be finished with the work before football fans head for candlestick and the raiders/'niners game tomorrow. a grove of you calip advertise trees in nolan is coming down this weekend. an wolf has lost her legal battle with her neighbors who
sued her saying her 28 trees on her property are a fire danger and a physical threat because of falling branches. the efforts to get the state supreme court to hear her case were denied. and a victory in the vineyards, the chronicle is reporting state agricultural workers have beaten back the european graham vine moth infestation. 10 counties have reported the pest in the past year lead to go a quarantine of some areas. the state says a program of setting traps appears to be working well enough to save this year's grapes. the president of chile visits the uk bearing a bizarre gift. what momento he delivered in honor of the rescued miners. and remembering the dozens of california firefighters who paid the ultimate price. a lot of clouds around the bay area, temperatures way down. now there is a chance of some showers. we'll talk about that coming
up. >> all news, all the time. 24 hours a day. all news 740. now fm 1069kcbs. online at kcbs.com. [ male announcer ] carly fiorina. she's against banning assault weapons... and that's reckless and dangerous. she's for risky new oil drilling that could threaten our jobs. fiorina's plan would mean slashing social security and medicare, which would devastate seniors. and she'd make abortion a crime. no wonder fiorina is endorsed by sarah palin.
carly fiorina. just too extreme for california. [ boxer ] i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. --except the gift is a box of rocks. the president of chile has arrived in the u-k with a ahead of state bearing gifts for the queen of england. nothing unusual. except the gift is a box. the president of chile has arrived in the uk with a
souvenir from this year's miner rescue. they are symbolic of the courage, and commitment, of 33 miners and their countrymen. the hero's welcome for the men who broke open thes cape route. jeff heart of colorado was at the controls of the drill when it board through 2,000 feet of rock. he says although it was amazing to be part of the rescue the intense pressure of the mission was always on his mind. >> a fairy tale come true because it actually worked out. >> harder than anything we have ever done. a lot of it was from the pressure we put on ourselves, the stress of knowing there's 33 guys underneath your feet that they are relying on you. >> well this was a special homecoming for heart. he is in the military and was in afghanistan until he was called to chile to help. he was allowed to stop in denver to see his family on his way back to his unit. well friends and family were in sacramento today to honor firefighters who died in
the line of duty. they have today's tribute. porting. nine of the >> reporter: pride and patriotism for those who protect and serve. 31 fallen firefighters from across california are remembered for their courage and bravery. >> to honor the men and women that gave up the -- gave up their life, the ultimate sacrifice, with honor, with integrity. >> a family's pain still raw. >> if i could be half the man he was i would be all right. >> reporter: he died alongside his captain ted hall while fighting the station fire. they died so 70 people could live. >> he was one of our greatest great leaders, he was a man's man. >> reporter: their name forever etched in stone at the capitol along with the only firefighter richard better a, he died of lung complications, another often-forgotten risk. >> everybody takes this job choice on with a great understanding for the risks and
the dangers. >> we have the best, the most courageous, the toughest, the best-trained firefighters in the world. >> reporter: the governor taking the time to say thank you for true sacrifice. >> i remember getting this phone call at 6:00 in the mortgage that they have 2012 fires in the state of california. at times, in fact, it seemed like the entire state was on fire. gentleman as we all know fire season in california can be brutal, destructive and deadly. but instead of running from the flames these brave men and women go right towards them. >> that was nadia a monday power reporting. nine of the firefighters died from injuries or job related illnesses over the past 12 months. operation urban shield is underway this weekend in the bay area. several cities took part including oakland. where teams took part in a mock biological weapons release. volunteers acted as victims and crowds.
they setup a mock-field hospital. they rapelled down the elevator shaft in the transamerica building, a fake intruder with a gun. the drills will go on for 48 hours with dozens of different scenarios from terrorism to hostage take overtimes. toss t overs. >> a little rain maybe. >> we may see showers after record-breaking temperatures. we are going to see things shifting gears in the atmosphere the next couple of days here. let's take you out there right now, check it out. how about that. glowing a little extra bright after that giant victory tonight. looking good out there, a lot of clouds moving overhead though too, more on the way, even a chance to have some of those raindrops. doppler radar is thinking about some activity now for the most part. we have been looking at this coming down and forming virga across the skies. a pretty good batch off the coastline, may be enough to stretch out a couple of showers along the peninsula in the next
hour or so. leaping unsettled. partly cloudy, there is a chance we could see some showers here, doesn't look like a washout, could use that, temperatures going to be cool. probably the most noticeable thing. 50s to 60s, the warmest of locations may be in the low 70s, temperatures way down from where they were just a couple of days ago. outside 51 degrees, cloudy skies, pacifica 52 in san francisco, 58 in cochrane and 56 degrees in livermore. if you do plan on heading around the state this is the time to get ready. things changing gears and turning more towards a wet-like pattern as we head into the next few days. chance of thunderstorms over the high country. chance of showers in toward the central valley. but things shifting gears in the high sierra nevadas, cool air pumped in from the system. starting to open the door. high pressure moved out of the way. skies, slight chance of showers, on and off the better part of the day. a lot of clouds, not a lot of
rain, buy big difference. >> temperatures looking like this. in morgan hill, 65 mill pete as, 64 in san mateo, may be optimistic. east bay temperatures are running up into the 60s, maybe some 70s well inland into places like pittsburgh and antioch and brentwood. looking to low to mid-60, not as much cloud cover, this one headed a little bit further to the south. san francisco showers, south port, temperature-wise mainly 60s and a couple of 70s as we head in towards the afternoon, as we look toward the next few days we'll see some cloud making their way across the skies. lingering chance of showers come monday morning, heading out of town, bye tuesday they kick back in and kick in, then maybe some fog and low cloud creeping back in wednesday and thursday. here is what is even more interesting, by next weekend, yeah, looks like high pressure going to be well out of the way, a chance of showers moving
in the bay area, getting things wet and opening the door well in the next weekend and beyond. the pumpkin festival next weekend, a cool chance of showers out there, make sure you bring your umbrella with you, heading out that direction. of course is there another game other than the giants around here. >> yes there is. >> yes there is. the 49ers and the raiders, a slight chance of some showers. >> all right. so no -- a little bit? >> just a chance. >> all right. we have been talking about a giants victory and sports is next. i'm kim coyle in philadelphia where the giants win game 1 of the nlcs. highlights and reaction coming up in sports. everyone is hurting. ublican. democrat. independent. your party doesn't matter anymore. it's fixing this mess. boxer's been there twenty-eight years. and, look what we've got. when bickering ends, solutions begin. i'm prepared to oppose my party when it's wrong. we can change washington but first you have to vote,
hunt... the giants h october is awesome, especially when your baseball team is still in the hunt t giants haven't played this long since the 2002 season, a big deal. that's why our very own kim coyle made the trip all the way to philly. kim take it away. >> reporter: thanks gary. today's matchup felt like a heavyweight fight. in the orange corner tim lincecum and in the red corner halladay. halladay threw a no-hitter in his first post-season start. now 1-1 in the fifth, ross strikes between, nearly to the same spot in the left field
seats, 2-1 giants, ross' third home ore tv playoffs. sixth inning the former philly, pat burrell, launches one to left. raul ibanez can't make the catch, buster posey scores, the giants score twice in the sixth to take a 4-1 lead. bottom of the inning, phillies chip away, jayson werth with a two-run shot to right off lincecum makes ate 4-3 game. lincecum gives you up three runs in seven innings. two outs in the ninth, now biting time. brian wilson strikes out shane victorino to end it wilson gets the four-out saves. they take the first game 4-3. >> two months ago i was down in south florida i thought my season is about to end, you know, i'm gonna be on the couch watching the playoffs, and you know, next thing i know i got the opportunity to come over here and it's just been a dream come true. >> other people's garbage is another man's treasure, right, but we'll certainly take it,
believe him. >> you're talking about cody ross, here is a guy that wanted to be a rodeo clown and that's a tough job. >> i used to dress up like 'em and go to the road i don't say and i guess, you know, i guess the reason i was drawn to them so much is because those guys have no fear. >> got it across, the 1, 2, 3 seventh for lincecum. >> what did you think of whistle. >> i was thinking i must have a really nice butt because i'm hearing a lot of them. >> reporter: roy oswalt versus sanchez tomorrow. giant fans you'll love this stat. the team that has won game 1 of the al cs13 of the last 15 years has gone on to the world series. send it back to our closer in san francisco, gary gelfand. >> thanks a lot kim. the rangers were six outs away from winning game 1 of the alcs. the yankees stunned texas with 5 runs in the eighth and won 6- 5. ron washington gang back at it. looking to avoid an 0-2 hole.
bengie molina hit one in the gap, rolled all the way to the snap will sign and for the second game in a row texas jumped out to a 5-0 lead. this time the bullpen got the job done. sure it took five relievers and nearly four hours but they'll take it. rangers win 7-2 to even the series at a game apiece. on to college football. coach jeff tedford has one 80 games in 8 seasons with the bears. he is 1-7 with usc. his only win was in thuy. what is going on with the trojans, more struggles with cal and tedford today. matt barkley rolled out and fired a strike to rob woods, 7- 0 in favor of the trojans. he scored twice and went over 100 yards for the second week in a row. end of the first half. now 35-0. kevin riley under pressure. tried to throw it away. ended up right in the hands of that guy, john harris. all six of riley's interceptions this year have come in cal's three losses.
guess what he did. parkly has all day to throw. he found ronald johnson for his fifth touchdown. usc blows out cal 48-14. mike macintyre and the spartan face 5 ranked opponents in seven weeks. boise state, that was as good as advertised. they were certainly good. the broncos scored a touchdown on 5 of their first 6 possessions well on their way. racked up over 500 yards, blew out san jose state, spartan fall to 1-6. ohio state the only, they only lasted one week as the number 1 team in the country. not long at all. ran all over the buckeyes defense, back up james white put the game out of reach. let the party begin at camp randall. the badgers knock off ohio state, either oregon or boise state will take over the top spot tomorrow. both the pga or lpga. the fries and the tbs and the
sharks shell out some big money for the big time player in time for the home opener. >> they score. i gotta get to cleveland! remove your belt, your watch, your shoes. i wonder what gas costs today. seven dollars for a pillow! an extra bag costs what? i hate traffic! ♪ meg whitman's hometown newspaper said it best: "meg whitman has demonstrated a loose relationship with the truth" "a poor understanding of government" "pat solutions for problems whose depth and complexity clearly elude her" "she utterly lacks the qualifications to be governor" jerry brown "offers california exactly what it needs" "good ideas, strong principles, a reputation for telling the truth" and the ability to "get things done in sacramento" meg whitman's hometown newspaper and newspapers across the state
captain today.. the team, and joe thornten agreed to 3 "eyewitness news" brought to you by honda. >> the sharks locked in their newly appointed captain today. the team and joe thornton agreed to a 3-year $11 million extension. nice. tonight was the sharks opener. they hosted the atlanta thrashers, they also never had that guy, justin byfuglien on that team.
he was a shark killer last season when he played for chicago. in the end the sharks were threshed by a score of 4-2. the prize.com opened at 4- 1. >> in the last. >> you might not want to get too close that could be dangerous. >> rocky hasn't let anybody get close to the lead through 54 holes. his approach on 15 rolls right in. his third hole of the week, third eagle of the week, leads bow van pelt by three shots. >> meanwhile the ladies are doing their thing in danville. 45-year-old any hell redmond opened the 18th hole two strokes behind the leaders, a nice shot there, entered her round tied for the lead. ilya lee and beat risks mccarthy, after holding out for an eagle right there. that's going to do it for sports. if you're a giants fan, happy right now. >> they are always, well, torture. >> you got to sweat them out a little bit eh they did what they had to did. >> and tomorrow, what do you
think. >> tomorrow they are going to go at it again. 2-0. >> we to have ask kim, though, if she has tried the philly cheesesteaks yet. >> got to go to gino's. >> got to talk to her about that. >> quickly go to from sports to food. >> we often do that. >> we'll be right back. ,, [ male announcer ] how can you retire at age 55? just ask jerry brown. he gave california state employees collective bargaining powers. since then the unions have grown stronger and stronger. now state employees can retire at 55 with much of their salary for life. and taxpayers are on the hook for one hundred billion dollars in unfunded pension liabilities. no wonder those unions are 100% behind jerry brown.
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took the plunge today in west virginia. they leaped off a bridge in fayetteville to celebrate the new river george bridge day festival. takes jumpers just a few seconds to jump from the bridge to the ground. it is build as the largest extreme sports event in the world. >> finally tonight, just in time for halloween, guinness world record for the largest chocolate bar. the armenia giant candy bar was created, wade pounds, the armenians love their chocolate but the swiss take their cake for chocolate eating consuming 22 pounds per year per person. that's it for us. we'll have a midnight snack. see you tomorrow. >> yummy. >> cbs news, winner than 7 emmys. more than any other newsnet work. excellence in broadcast journalism. cbs news is very good news. bold. daring.
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