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>>pam: in oakland, no teachers are expected to receive pink slips at this time. it planned to avoid layoffs of teachers because it is cutting jobs in other areas. >> we have had significant staff reductions. we have cut the size of the work will force by 20-25 percent of the past several years. adult education program focusing on k-12. that has given us extra money as well as a general tightening of the belt. >> in addition to staff layoffs, the district plans to close five elementary schools next year. the governor's budget plan is heading to the state legislature and would do two different things to state workers. governor brown proposes that employees such as those at this dmv office to work four
days a week. most state offices would be closed on fridays but open 9.5 hours monday through thursday. public safety workers could also have their hours trimmed. off with a warning for salary cutbacks. a spokesperson with the highway patrol says there are working with employee groups to find ways to realize the 5 percent savings that jerry brown is looking for. they say the government realizes the law enforcement agency is the 24 hour, 7 day week operation and there's always a good look differently than the 4030 hour work week being composed for other state workers. one firefighter said the proposal to cut back to 38 hours a week will not work
with them this state firefighters have already cut back staffing last year. they now have three fire fighters for every engine when the staff for. >>pam: keep video evidence in the case against ross mirkirimi could be used at this ethics hearing in san francisco. a judge handed down that decision today. these are still photographs taken from that video that shows his wife with a bruise on her arm. he pleaded guilty from a false imprisonment charge. he was suspended from his share of stock and out the ethics commission is deciding if mirkirimi should be permanently removed. >> the fog is already started to build back into
the bay source. here's a live look outside at the golden gate. >>pam: the fbi is investigating one of the biggest losses in wall street history. >>stanley: coming up, it is bad behavior's batting of laid-back to 2007. >> in a lot of news related to the expected facebook ipo coming up later this week. a huge demand on the stock
has raised the price of facebook shares. general motors has pulled advertising off of facebook. that is bad timing for facebook. a new poll reveals that nearly half of americans think facebook is a fat that will pass. >>pam: whales spotted off of the san francisco coast. we will take you to ocean beach for a look at these mass of mammals. does your phone give you all day battery life ?
>>pam: facebook is expected to the public on friday. shares will sell between 34 and $38 a share. that is a much more $35 previously. it would push the company's overall value to $104 billion. yes >> according to a new poll taken by the associated press, nearly half of americans think facebook is a fad that will pass and that the asking price is too high.
facebook has almost 1 billion users. not just because it is a utility, it is the destination. at think facebook will be that one company that survives the social media bubble. >>jaqueline: the big story tomorrow will be the fog. it is already moving back into the bay. here is a live shot from our mt. tam cam.
here's a look at the satellite and radar picture, it is hugging the coast light of the afternoon and now starting to still back into the bay. your day planner as we head out the door tomorrow morning, areas of a fall closer to the coastline but that should peel back by the after did. mostly sunny skies for most of the bay area. temperatures will warm away from the coast are afternoon that the fog will return it to the evening hours. here's a look at some was expected temperatures. we're saying cooler closer to the coastline. i think the fog will step along the coastline into its market did. warmer to marble cooler into thursday. a roller-coaster of temperatures.
perfect for bay to breakers. >>pam: we're days a week for the biggest race celebration, the 101st running of the bay to breakers. j.r stone shows you that officers will be out of four signals. >> thousands of race and others have parted, this is the fourth largest race to the nation. this year, police have a clear-cut message for those involved. >> following despaired of the race, enforce find and restrain the things that distract from the front. >> in total, 25 people were arrested, mostly for drinking or drinking too much. >> the biggest problem is people who overindulge or come here thinking they can drink and party during the race. >> this year, no floats from alcoholic beverages. >> we have is your tolerance for trinity in public, public intoxication. >> police say they want the
event to go smoothly. they have more of the three hitters 60 officers on the streets making sure that everyone follows the rules. >> you know that their race can be a wild scene. stanley roberts shows you how wild in this edition of people behaving badly. >>stanley: this is mr. stuff luffas except this is not sesame street, this is a bay to breakers. this at first glance appeared to be rolling platform but look at the microphone. they are beer tabs. this man just proposed to this woman and she expected -- see accepted. when the race levities hill, all that was left was is broken wheel chair, as a detective deal, this table,
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the victims took off running away and the suspects were last seen running along the train tracks in the direction of davis street. >>pam: teenage drivers of unrepaired breaking the law. as keith thompson reports, the behavior is leading to some serious accidents. >> teen drivers on a wild, breaking the law and driving with other teenagers in the car when they only have a provisional license and also driving drunk. california highway patrol says they have been seeing a lot of this late date. they say they are seeing a lot of teenagers driving with other friends in the car which is against the law.
earlier in the months of this boy in a lot of slick distrust and several people were seriously injured. there has also been a serious problem with teenagers driving drunk. we will have more on that part of the story coming up at 11:00 p.m.. >>pam: and other phases truck driving charges after she pulled over after driving more than 100 mi. an hour. she told officers she was laid to purchase oil spurred departed. kathryn brussels pulled over a long southbound 101 on friday and apologized for speeding. she was arrested for drinking and driving. at one point she had also reached 90 mi. an hour while in a construction zone. the fbi is looking into possible wrongdoing by j.p. morgan chase after the nation's largest bank lost $2 billion trading on wall
street. as catherine heenan tells us, the news of a federal investigation comes just before the annual shareholder meeting that happened today in florida. >> the fbi investigation is in its early stages. investigators will be looking into its accounting practices there what it had disclosed of the trades that led to $2 billion loss. there is no wrongdoing and diseases coverage is being stupid in its lobby. this was the scene outside of the annual shareholders' meeting in tampa, florida. protesters or tnt things like they got bailed out, we got sold out. they did not think apologies' nearly enough. since to the surprise of some, jamie time it will keep his title of board chairman he even gets to keep its $23 million pay
package. >> it is one of those things that is clear, they bet the wrong way. that would define it they did it with their own money >> on the scene with protesters and shareholders and florida, the head of california's reinvestment coalition spelling out what a lot of the people are thinking. >> this really highlights the need for real regulation. >> this is playing out as some of the details of the wall street reports are still being finalized. the company blunder could really strengthen the argument the regulators need to toughen their approach.
>>pam: military families can now visit national parks for free. the first three passes were mailed out today. more americans are expected to travel for the memorial weekend. >> i'm going to north carolina to see my father. >> tripoli projects nearly 31 million will get behind the bill for a memorial day weekend getaway.
>> the overall distance traveled by americans is expected to be 150 mi. less than last year. this indicates that many people are attempting to save money by staying closer to home. >> gas prices are slowly decreasing but it is still a big concern. the survey by tripoli says many travelers will stay at less expensive accommodations or scale back on entertainment costs to save money. >> how expensive is it to fly as opposed to driving? >> it is a lot more expensive. >> with rising costs of plane tickets, fewer travelers are expected to fly.
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it has. fan i thought it was the stick. i picked it up it was a rattlesnake. >> it required six kabyles of antivenin. a man in pennsylvania is court for life after a chainsaw nearly cut through his neck. it took more than for a half hours to sell him out. he now has a score with 80 stitches on its neck.
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