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the killing of a musician outside a downtown oakland nightclub back in april of 2015. 26-year-old emiliano nevarez at berkeley was struck by a stray bullet after performing at the golden bull bar. today oakland police and the fbi announced that the man responsible for his death was a 24-year-old man who is dead. he was killed a year ago in a car crash while running from police in placer county. the campus of milpitas high school was put on lockdown today after a student brought a gun to school. skyfox flew over the campus shortly after the lockdown was ordered about noon today. police say the 14-year-old student was quickly taken into custody and the gun was recovered. a second lockdown was ordered a few hours later following a false report of another gun on campus. you're watching ktvu fox 2 news at 6:30. the drinking water in three of san francisco's public schools tested positive for lead forcing the
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administration to shut down access to some faucets and fixtures within those schools. tonight we're learning the source of that lead is the same as it was 20 years ago. we also reported on the problem them. ktvu's alyana gomez reports. reporter: good evening, heather and frank. malcolm x academy and elementary school you see behind me is just one of the three schools impacted. the school district says they want to make sure parents know it's not the water that contains lead. it's the fixtures that might be aging or corroded. and we're learning this isn't the first time. 20 years ago back in 1997, the department of health actually found alarming lead levels in five schools and ktvu did our own testing 20 years ago in 10 schools. so we are also finding out tonight from the district that it won't be the last time we see these results in the state. >> every morning, before students flood the front entrances of schools, the flushing begins. all school janitors are required to let the water run
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from the faucets and fountains for at least 30 seconds. >> when the water has been sitting overnight and not in use, the chances of it having higher lead levels are greater. >> reporter: in arena the san francisco unified school district -- in april, the san francisco unified school district tested too testing testing. now it's mandated. 73 schools were tested 3 positive with elevated lead levels, malcolm x academy, west portal elementary school and san francisco international high school. >> no school had come back with all fixture testing above levels. it's in each case a handful or one in one case. so we are looking at all of the six or seven shut down. >> reporter: at malcolm x academy one of those fixtures is the fountain that most kids use when they come in and out of recess but schools aren't the only place children are being exposed to lead. according to the department of
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public health, 83% of san francisco homes are old enough to have lead-based paint. the homes with the most violations for lead contaminants are in the potrero hill neighborhood where san francisco international is and hunters point where malcolm x academy is located not to mention this map shows that the majority of the children exposed to lead live in hunters point. >> this is like the only side of san francisco that always has a lead problem in water and no other part. >> reporter: the school district says they haven't pinpointed a pattern yet but says with the new state mandate we can expect more schools to test positive for lead in the future. the district says remediation won't begin until the completion of further testing and, of course, those results, and we are also learning that the school is also going to be testing other fixtures. 74 schools of 124 have been tested so far. there are plenty of other schools to be tested. in the meantime, though,
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parents are urged to have their pediatrician test their children for lead. i'm told it is covered under insurance. and for families without insurance, san francisco general's pediatric clinic offers free lead testing. in san francisco tonight, alyana gomez, ktvu fox 2 news. a new lawsuit accuses uc- davis of being responsible for the suicide of a university official accused of sexual harassment. the "sacramento bee" reports the lawsuit was filed on matter of of the widow of colonel christopher day loss santos. he was a scientific researcher. the suit claims the man was notified by email of the sexual harassment accusations. he was told he was suspended and to stay away from campus. the suit says other university employees accused of sexual harassment were not barred from campus pending an investigation. uc-davis denies any wrongdoing. the san francisco 49ers today along with several local police unions announced an effort to foster better relations within communities
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while also reducing gun violence. ktvu's jesse gary tells us the campaign includes calling for a ban of bump stocks that enables semi-automatic weapons to fire like fully automatic weapons. reporter: at levi's stadium a different kind of police procession. nearly a dozen members of various associations from across the country joined with the red and gold in hopes of rating safer communities. >> i think we can bring law enforcement and the communities they serve closer together and i'm proud that we are start argue that effort. >> reporter: team president jed york led the way as one by one, each of the assembled signed a pledge to help pass u.s. house resolution 3399. the bill would ban the sale of so-called gun bump stocks a device allowing a semi- automatic rifle to fire like an automatic classically increase the number of rounds shot. >> common place laws should be
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in place. >> reporter: gunman stephen paddock uses several weapons some with bump stocks to kill 58 people and wounding hundreds in the crime including some police officers. >> if as a country we hope to make any progress on making this a more understanding and safer country, it will take all of us to leave our comfort zone. >> police officers men and women serving in blue across the nation are good guys. and they are trying to do the right thing. we need the support of everyone. >> reporter: police officers are joining with the nfl at a time when many players still kneel during the national anthem. that protest is criticized as disrespectful to law enforcement and the military. 9er linebacker eric reid says he sees this pledge between police and the league as a potential pivot point away from discord and towards unity. >> we just have to continue to push the correct narrative and we are trying to make our country better and i think what the 49ers are doing is a testament to that, um,
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stepping up to the plate and trying to make the community better. >> reporter: the pledge calls for the team to pay $500 million for the production of public service announcements. those announcements would push for the passage of a resolution. in the san jose studio, i'm jesse gary, ktvu fox 2 news. coming up, american airlines reaching out to the naacp after the civil rights group issued a warning about how some minorities are treated. >> plus, tens of thousands of baby seats being recalled by fisher-price. why the company says the product is a fire has around. -- is a fire hazard. he's brought us to the brink of nuclear war.
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obstructed justice at the fbi. and in direct violation of the constitution, he's taken money from foreign governments and threatened to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer and, like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort
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to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet, today, people in congress and his own administration know this president is a clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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nbc and msnbc have suspended a political analyst amid sexual harassment claims. five women accuse journalist mark halprin of sexual harassment. the alleged behavior happened while halperin was at abc news as a political director. today, he apologized for inappropriate behavior. he is currently on indefinite leave. fisher-price is voluntarily recalling about 65,000 baby seats. the company says the move stems from a fire hazard risk this after several reports of the soothing motion seats overheating. they were sold by amazon, walmart, target and other retailers from november of 2015 through this month. about 63,000 of the seats were
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sold here in the u.s. the rest were sold in canada. consumers should contact fisher-price for a full refund. american airlines has invited the naacp to meet after the civil rights group warned of racial discrimination for black americans flying on american airlines. the organization says it learned about several disturbing incidents over the past several months including one black woman who was moved to the coach section from first class while her white traveling companion remained in first class. >> i can't imagine any business, airline business especially, who would want to be thought of as not welcoming to clients. >> then american airlines sent a memo to the airlines employees saying the company is disappointed with the warning but wants to work things out. still to come, it has been more than 50 years since lee
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harvey oswald shot and killed president john f. kennedy. >> now secret jfk files which have fueled assassination conspiracies for decades are finally being released. more information coming up after the break. >> we are tracking that record that we got today again in san jose and your bay area weekend forecast. see you back here. ♪[ music ]
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seriously, take me, i can't listen to this playlist any longer. i'm thinking mexico, and i'm a quick packer. ♪ the u.s. coast guard confiscated more than 6500 pounds of cocaine off the coast of california last month as well as this month. a massive seizure was the result of multiple operations
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by several crews. a coast guard commander says his crews' efforts will prevent the drugs from getting to the streets of the u.s., central and south america. the drugs were off-loaded in san diego yesterday. 2800 pages of documents about the assassination of president john f. kennedy have just been made public but the white house decided to block a few hundred of those documents due to national security concerns. following president kennedy's murder in 1963 the warren commission concluded that lee harvey oswald was the sole assassin. many believe others were involved. 25 years ago congressman dated the government release all the documents by today. >> the government was forced to do it in 1992. why? because oliver stone his film "jfk" was a giant box office hit and stone of course proposed all kinds of conspiracy theories. >> the documents were just
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posted on the national archives website. you can find the link on our website, ktvu.com on web links. a series of president trump's border wall models is up along the mexico-san diego border and all ready for testing. officials will review the 30 federal government tall prototypes and make recommendations about which could be replicated for hundreds of miles along the southern border of the u.s. at least one security expert says a wall is a worthwhile deterrent. >> one lesson we have learned over time here is when you put up physical barriers or fencing, the areas where you don't have fencing instantly becomes a vulnerability. >> the testing phase lasts one to two months. then the border patrol will select the design and where it will go. the san jose city council will vote next month on a new rent control measure. today a tenants rights group said that their research shows a growing gap between rents and wages which they say is pushing many families in san
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jose to the breaking point. they announced the findings during a rally outside san jose city hall today and the report is certain to fuel the rent control debate in san jose. >> the gap between what it takes to actually afford the average apartment in san jose versus what renters are actually making here in san jose has grown by three times. >> rent control when it first came out was something that is just to me not right in the long run. it's somebody telling you what you do with what you own. >> the report comes ahead of a november 14th city council vote in san jose. members will be considering a measure to rent increases to tie rent increases to the inflation rate. okay. it's been a warm and some places hot day across the bay area. let's check in with our chief meterologist bill martin to find out if cooler days are ahead. >> it's going to cool down a little bit. it trends that way again tomorrow. it's not a rapid cooldown so it feels warmer here and
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there. we do have a record today in san jose, 91 degrees. it was 89 in morgue. so you look at these numbers. they are all well above the average for this time of year. a couple of days we have had record temperatures and obviously the fire danger elevated. there's a significant ridge of high pressure. it's almost 2,000 miles by almost 2,000 miles. it's just a big dome of high pressure with air sinking creating this environment. now, it is weakening at the surface anyway, the winds. and those winds are allowing the fog to kind of go back to the coast a little bit and that will begin some cooling tomorrow. we'll see fog tomorrow night along the coast. even see the hint here of an onshore flow kind of from these -- it's not quite onshore. but it's getting there. it's north-northwest, um, so the winds are switching a little bit. so that will start to cool
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things off. current temperatures, nice out there. it's87 in concord right now. live shot, beautiful night. "holmesy," do you see that in texas? >> no. that is a beautiful shot tonight. >> do you have that view out your window? >> no. now, before i moved, i had somewhat of that view. >> did you? >> yeah. >> wow. wow. look at that. it's just beautiful out there tonight. just a lighting and everything. um, good air quality. when you see that vibrance like that you know the air quality is good. just a week ago we had that horrible -- week and a half ago, we had that horrible air quality. slightly cooler from the smoke. um, slightly cooler and then general cooling trend as we go through sunday, monday. funny thing about texans. they are a lot about californians. very into texas. super into california. you texans are a lot like california. you love it, you live it you breathe it. >> that's true. can i just point out, i have not lived in texas, bill, in a
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very long time. i have been here for 10 years. >> did you grow up there? >> yes, i did. >> thank you. [ laughter ] >> done. [ laughter ] >> all right. so there's the five-day forecast. it's going to gradually cool so the fire danger takes a break. >> i guess you're right. i will always be a texan, i guess. thank you, bill. all right. coming up, the sharks are on the road battling the bruins in boston tonight. jason will be in here in just a few moments with highlights and the reservation of the day's sports action coming up next. we can now repaix at saortic aneurysmsare, without invasive surgery. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for varicose veins. and if we can precisely treat eye cancer with minimal damage to the rest of the eye, imagine what we can do for glaucoma, even cataracts. if we can use dna to diagnose the rarest of diseases, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you.
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heather used to be a huge dallas stars fan but not anymore. now it's sharks all the time. >> i cannot shed that whole texas thing. >> yeah. i mean, listen with the big sharks fan -- here we go. exciting finish. nine games into the season though we're not quite sure what we have with the sharks just yet. in boston tonight where joe thornton started his career. second period, 1-0 bruins. thornton is going to be right out in front. kind of right place right time. and stuffed home the goal. that puts him in the 20th place on the all time scoring list. project one of the easier goals of -- probably one of the easier goals of his career.
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less than three minutes later though the bruins get it back. himan has two goals all year. they both came in this game. the rookie. second goal of the night. 2-1 boston. final sequence after the sharks had pulled their goalie empty net, so they have the extra attacker, and all they need is a goal to tie and they start teeing off on this goalie. but they can't make it happen. he just can penetrate. tomas hurdle has 37 saves. the bruins win 2-1. the sharks drop to 4-5. a win away from reaching the world series, not good enough. joe girardi is out as yankees general manager. his contract was not renewed despite the fact that the yankees won 91 games this season. they reached game 7 of the alcs before losing to houston. in 10 seasons in new york, girardi won a world series, he reached the post-season six times, but he is gone. and no replacement has been named yet. as the 49ers are going all
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out youth movement, could left tackle joe staley be the next one to go? he has plenty of trade value as a five-time pro bowler protecting the quarterback's blind side but at 33 may not be part of the 49ers' future. he has been rumored in trade talks with the 49ers next opponent the eagles who just lost their left tackle to a season ending injury. staley is on the record saying he wants to be here. as for his coach? >> you know, i think joe is a guy that i definitely want here and definitely i don't want to lose him. if anyone calls for any one of our players, it's not like you just hang up the phone. you have to listen and think what's going to help your team and make your team better burks um, to -- to lose a guy like joe staley that wouldn't be something i would be excited b that would have to take a whole lot. >> the trade deadline is tuesday. as for the raiders marshawn lynch suspended for sunday's buffalo game for
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bumping a ref. why not suit up for his old high school? marshawn was back at oakland tech in full pads for a glorified scrimmage. can you imagine if you are one of these 18-year-old kids? yeah. i don't know if you want to get in his way. but lynch didn't care playing at full speed. the bulldogs dragged him down a time or two as well and they weren't messing around when they tackled him. watch this guy. takes him down and then at the end of the play, kind of shoves his helmet into the ground. lynch though, it's all smiles. no word on how head coach jack del rio felt about the whole thing, though. speaking of high schools, tomorrow night we'll feature one of these fine matchups. go to our sports twitter page to vote. we'll bring you highlights of the win matchup on the 10:00 news. 0:00 news. it took five games for the warriors to have a winning record this season. last night it came down to the wire against toronto at oracle arena. warriors down five late when
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kd and steph took over. curry the drive off glass cuts it to three. he had 30 points for the game. and then the neck time down the court is durant. this kind of reminds you of game 3 of the nba finals in cleveland when he pulls up and knocks down that three. you better believe mom likes it, as well. durant had 29 points. and here's why everyone outside the bay area hates the warriors. no way to defend them. kd draws the double, kicks it to the best shooter in the world the go-ahead basket. watch out, nba, steph and kd starting to gel. >> there's definitely a better understanding of how we both can be at our best at the same time. last night was a great example of that. having trust to do what we do best, takes some chance, takes some big shots, and yeah, we work well off each other. >> all right. tomorrow they host washington. >> all right. thank you. >> see you later. good night. ♪[ music ]
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so tell me about your day, how is it going with the particle detector. >> you remember that? >> i listen to what you say. you're building a particle detector using superfluid helium. >> when you talk like that i want to take you right here on this table. >> and you know from past experience this table cannot support both our weights. so, how is it the detector going? >> well it's tricky working with superfluids. whatever container you put them in they creep up on the sides and crawl out on their own. >> kind of like sheldon's ant farm. >> exactly, you doesn't have a lunatic running around yelling i fed you sugar water, why are you biting me. this is boring, do you want to talk about this? >> i do. i didn't write superfluid helium on this napkin for nothing. >> there's a thing called superfluid vacuum theory where empty space is imagined as a superf

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