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Sep 9, 2010 4:30am PDT
flyers with the suspect's sketch on it. george kiriyama has more. >> reporter: when shelly moved into her sunnyvale home on the july 4th weekend, she had no idea a few days later she would be in for a fiery surprise. >> when we came out it was smelling like burnt plastic. the car was burnt badly. >> reporter: she says someone set her two trees and a bush on fire. firefighters say this is one of 15 fires set by someone since may. nine fires happened last wednesday. >> i don't know who done this. >> reporter:witnessed one of the fires last week. he came home from work and was eating dinner. >> i looked out through the window. >> reporter: the arsonist has been targeting cars, dumpsters, piles of trash and then lighting them up. george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. >>> 2,000 pot plants are out of an east bay park and won't be making their way on to your streets. on wednesday they found the illegal crop in a remote park of the park. park police spotted the plants by helicopter three weeks ago and moved in. they arrested one man, but a second one escaped. >> worst-case scenario this co
NBC
Jul 30, 2010 4:30am PDT
george kiriyama reports it is the first time in history it has made such a move. >> reporter: daryl sales has only been a san jose firefighter for only six months. he is one of 51 firefighters who are being laid off because the city doesn't have enough money to pay them. hard when you have the potential for not having a job and having a family to support and people that are counting on you, hard not to think about that. >> reporter: on saturday morning, sales will turn in his uniform and say good-bye to his fellow firefighters. >> i'm going to go to work with, i'm going to enjoy my last day, not happy about it being my last day i will enjoy it, it have fun with those guys and hopefully get to run some calls and help some people in the community. >> reporter: the city of san jose asked each of its 11s for concessions, 10% cuts in salary and benefit bus mayor chuck reed says the firefighters' union came up $6 million short to avoid layoffs. >> we have to implement this. we don't have a lot of choices in the matter. we don't have enough money to keep all these firefighters on the payro
NBC
Aug 11, 2010 4:30am PDT
attended by physicians. >> reporter: dr. george t. says the key to stopping the esophageal cancer epidemic is to catch it early while it is still in the pre-cancerous stage. dr. t. found thomas' condition early, a diagnosis that ultimately saved his life. >> there are very, very few people who can actually survive esophageal cancer, and those are the ones that were diagnosed very early. >> reporter: getting rid of the pre-cancerous cells is fairly easily. this wand is inserted endoskopically through the mouth, a small balloon is inflated and radio frequency waves are used to burn off those damaged cells. >> i had many patients who had earlier esophageal cancer or pre-cancerous stage where i treated them with this the device and they're now cured. >> reporter: dr. t. hopes to create awareness about the importance of catching the cancer early. a congresswoman from the east bay was recently diagnosed with esophageal cancer and tom lantos died from the disease about two years ago. dr. t. hopes these cases will require lawmakers to require mandatory screening. >> we should be screening
NBC
Jul 28, 2010 4:30am PDT
of highway 35 and skyline boulevard at castle rock state park. nbc bay area's george kiriyama has the latest on that investigation. >> reporter: warning signs at the entrance of castle rock state park didn't scare away delayna thompson and her two friends. >> i've been up here a lot. i had two men with me so i felt safe. and even if i had just had a few women with me, i probably would have felt safe. >> reporter: park rangers are locking for this man seen here in this sketch. they say he pulled out a gun and tried to rape two women as they hiked down the saratoga gap trail tuesday around noon. >> i hope that's sad and horrible and hope it never happens to me or anyone else. >> reporter: rangers say the man got ahold of the one of the woman's backpacks. they said she slipped it off so she could keep running. >> i heard the story about how the women ran and i think that's smart and i'm proud of them for doing that. i think they're brave. >> reporter: some hikers are concerned that the warning signs did not say anything about a gun. >> i think some people would not go. >> reporter: t
NBC
Jul 22, 2010 4:30am PDT
and replace it with a shiny new complex. as george kiriyama reports, some locals are staging an epic drama. >> reporter: they have a fond memory of the grenada. he remembers watching the original "star wars" at this theater in 1977 when he was just 5 years old. >> there's a lot of memories. i'll tell you that. a lot of memories inside. >> reporter: it hasn't been opened for regular business since 2003, but in its heyday it was the place to be. >> i mean, i like the grenada. i wouldn't want to see it be torn down. i would kind of miss it actually. >> reporter: the city of morgan hill has approved a plan to tear it down and replace it with housing, retail and a new cinema down the street. >> we want to re-create, you know, the feeling of the grenada in a new facility but it just is not worth saving. i can't open this to show you, but there are ferrill cats living here, even some raccoons living here and it's just not in very good shape. if we renovate it they will come. >> reporter: steven beard is leading the crusade to save it. losing it would hurt morgan hill. >> if we put a new cin
NBC
Jul 21, 2010 4:30am PDT
and powerful. nbc bay area's george kiriyama looks at how the silicon valley company is reacting. >> reporter: ray is concerned these google street view cars are taking more than just pictures of his santa clara home. google has acknowledged it has collected wireless network data while driving around. >> i think that's somewhat an invasion of privacy and i'm entitled to privacy and without the permission, of course, i don't feel, you know, myself secured in a way. >> reporter: consumer watchdogs of santa monica consumer advocacy group says it's concerned google is in bed with the federal government. it's worried that corporations like google are forging alliances with the government to potentially spy on residents and have asked congresses to look into the wi-spying. >> we think it's time for congress to look into this kind of action, where a private internet company seems to think it's reasonable to collect the public's private information without any sort of notice or permission. >> reporter: but google insists it has done nothing wrong, releasing a statement saying, "as we've
NBC
Aug 12, 2010 4:30am PDT
. george kiriyama shows us what happened. >> reporter: guns drawn, this is the dramatic ending to a high-speed chase. that ended on this normally quiet bay point street. you can see the view from this chopper videos, sheriffs deputies, cruisers filling it in, on the ground this man took video on his smartphone of the surrender. >> they were telling him surrender. you know, they don't want to shoot. they just want to get him out safe. >> reporter: sheriffs deputies say this began as a burglary at this home. inside one of the bedrooms they found a dead man, but the suspect, 30-year-old, prubencio rubio was not there. then one of the deputies spotted rubio's car on highway 4. jeanette ruiz was on the highway at that moment. >> we were merging and he went in front of me. the police were following. he was going slow. >> reporter: the chase ended in this neighborhood near the home where the body was found. >> sirens, so many police cars. they are chasing someone. people are coming in. people are coming out. we didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: police negotiators took their time with
NBC
Aug 20, 2010 4:30am PDT
. george kiriyama has the latest. >> reporter: it was not your typical thursday morning at the hampton inn and suites at ail need dachlt the front desk clerk received a strange phone call. >> the gentleman was very hard to understand. not well-spoken. broken words. yelling, screaming, almost a rant. >> reporter: but the clerk picked up on a few words, like american airlines, flight 24 and hijack. and realized this was a possible threat. >> he was on google and typed in american airlines flight 24 and saw it was departing within 15 minutes of the phone call. >> reporter: the clerk called alameda police who called the fbi. in a matter of minutes, american airlines flight 24 was sent to a remote area of the tarmac and sat there for two hours. on board, frustration and fear. >> we were connecting to barcelona and worried about making our connection. >> i actually lived across the street from the world trade center, 9/11, it was like, whoa this can't happen. >> reporter: police removed two people from the airplane. >> they handcuffed them, took them out the back way, shut that door, then starte
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 4:30am PDT
in vallejo. george kiriyama picks up the story from here. >> reporter: vallejo police are trying to figure out if there's a connection between the chemicals and explosives found in the home and the two women who were found dead. >> at this point what his motive was to have that material, we don't know. >> reporter: we know charles rittenhouse is an engineer, the question is did he know the bodies were at his home, one, 63-year-old segundia allen and the other, marcaria. >> he did not act in the way we feel a normal person would react. >> reporter: detectives are trying to figure out how the women died and who killed them. >> that, we are still working on. we have leads we're working on. we're trying to solidify what charles rittenhouse's involvement with the murders. and what efren, if he had any involvement at all. >> reporter: his wife's kaes laid was found in hercules, but so far nothing was found inside of it. george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. >>> the man still missing in all of this is frederick sales. stay with nbc bay area news for continuing coverage of this story. we are
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am PDT
girlfriend have not yet been identified. as george kiriyama reports, people say it was obvious this plane was in trouble the moment it took off. >> reporter: one of those believed to be dead is 91-year-old bob borrmann, a world war ii veteran who flew bombing missions from europe. he came back from the war and built r.e. borrmann steel company. a place he continued to work even though he was 91 years old. >> a great man. like a part of his family. he helped me a lot. >> reporter: investigators say the plane with the pilot and two passengers took off from san carlos airport, an airport borrmann flew out of for years. his nickname, "the man of steel." >> he was a good man. i'm sorry to hear he was gone. >> reporter: drive rescue team searched the murky water. >> the two others are in a position where they can't be fully pulled up without lifting the plane. >> reporter: the first firefighters who came out to the lagoon found a woman near her early 40s, near the plane. but she was already dead. witnesses say she saw the airplane struggle seconds before it crashed. >> i looked out just to see
NBC
Aug 26, 2010 4:30am PDT
officer layoffs impacted crime. as george kiriyama reports, some are saying it's just a scare tactic ahead of the november election. >> i do. >> reporter: william says he watched his friend die on tuesday night after someone stabbed him in the neck. he says laying off 80 oakland police officers could have played a factor in his friend's death. >> it's like doing a construction job. if you've got 90 people out there you lay off 50 of them, how you going to finish the job on time? >> reporter: the oakland police officers association looked at homicide, rape, robbery and assault crime rates between july 13th and august 13th and compared it to the same time period as last year. the police union says crime is up because there are 80 fewer officers patrolling the streets. oakland pd's response -- >> one month is really not enough time to determine a trend. however, saying that, having lost 80 sworn police officers in the field, remember, these were not 80 vacant positions, these are real, live people doing police work in oakland. >> reporter: but the councilman disagrees with the police union sa
NBC
Aug 24, 2010 4:30am PDT
, but does anybody care because there's no free ride. george kiriyama has a look. >> reporter: that is the sound the bay area air quality management district doesn't want to hear on spare the air days. >> it's better for everybody. >> reporter: and they won't have to persuade john mullen, he frequently takes public transportation into the city. and on the spare the air days, it's automatic. and, you know, the air and trying not to put extra pollutants in the air. >> reporter: the bay area would like to see commuters make b.a.r.t. and the bus priority number one over their cars. >> we encourage people to do the right thing. we want to see less traffic on the road. >> reporter: that's exactly what we saw during the evening commute. this is 5:00 on the bay bridge. despite no more free rides on spare the air days, commuters like mullen will still take public transportation. >> there's a lot of ecologically-minded people in this area. they're all trying to do what's best. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. reports 4500 more passengers rode the trains, and that's how chris got to emeryville. >> i thin
NBC
Jul 16, 2010 4:30am PDT
area's george kiriyama has a preview. >> reporter: good morning. what will apple say about the news conference while they've been predicting what apple is likely to say most expect a to come out swinging in defense to buy phone four. one thing iphone 4 users will be watching is if apple will acknowledge there is a problem with the phone's antenna. some tech analysts don't think so. >> i think they're going to start off and defend the design. they've got very smart people there, very smart engineers. let's make a phone that just doesn't work. so there was a reason that i believe that they did this. i think they're going to defend the logic and engineering that went into that. >> reporter: expect to hear a lot about the bumper case like this one. when you use the bumper with iphone 4 it will stick with the antenna issue. >> they will say, hey, you can get one of these cases that you need or give you a credit of your choice. >> reporter: you may hear something about a special coating that will be placed around the metal band of the phone which, in theory, will resolve the death grip is
NBC
Aug 18, 2010 4:30am PDT
area's george kiriyama spoke to the chief in alameda. >> reporter: this photo shows alameda fire chief david kapler filling up his bmw coupe with city gasoline last saturday. he says he's allowed to do this. >> as the fire chief, i'm expected to be able 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. >> reporter: but the president of the alameda firefighter's union says this is all wrong. how can you allow the fire chief an unlimited supply of fuel for whatever vehicle he chooses to put it in without accountability. we obtained a copy of the employment agreement between kapler and the city. it does allow him to use his private vehicle. >> as the fire chief, you're on duty 100% of the time. if you get a call, you're needed, you respond. >> reporter: chief kapler says he uses his honda ridgeline most of the time for city business. when he gases up, chief kapler says he always records it in the department log. but there are times when he drives him bmw. it is okay for you to use city gas for personal use. if you're going out to the movies? are you going to gas up? >> again, i'll say, yes, because it's in
NBC
Jul 23, 2010 4:30am PDT
failed to protect the little boy from the canines. as george kiriyama reports the family is wondering how the dogs turned deadly. >> reporter: this 52-year-old seen here wearing a baseball cap was led out of the concord police station into a van. police say high yarnshies three pit bulls attacked and killed his 2-year-old step grandson jacob bisbee. officers say the little boy was inside his home and walked into the garage where the pit bulls were kept. the dawnings then attacked the boy and the 2-year-old later died. >> it's a tragedy. i mean, what else can you say about it? >> reporter: neighbors like terry brown had children in the area. >> god forbid the dogs would have gotten out. >> reporter: hour after the attack animal control officers put down the three pit bulls in the garage and two others in the garage. neighbors didn't know there were five pit bulls. >> didn't know they had that many. shocked to find this out. we're just finding this out all ourselves. >> reporter: hayashi was not home when the dogs attacked his step grandson. one of the neighbors said the dogsed viciousl
NBC
Aug 17, 2010 4:30am PDT
to at least losing a foot, a limb or even my life. >> reporter: george kiriyama, nbc bay news. >> now, that area off the coast has a history of shark attacks. three years ago in summer 2007, another kayak fisherman experienced the same thing. this great white chewed on his kayak. the man was thrown from his boat but survived. he survived. coca said as soon as he can buy a new kayak, he's going to go to the same area where he was attacked. >>> same seconds marriages are on hold again, at least until december, that's when the ninth circuit court of appeals will hear oral arguments in the case. the decision trumps a lower order that would have aloud county clerks to issue same-sex marriages to couples tomorrow. as jean elie reports, both sides have something to say. >> reporter: debra and nevin have been waiting to get married in california for 20 years. in 1993 they exchanged vows during a protest in washington, d.c. they had a reservation at city hall in san francisco in 2008. but the court halted same-sex marriages before they could legally say "i do." they made plans to marry again o
NBC
Jul 27, 2010 4:30am PDT
down george huggins until they arrived. he and his girlfriend are suspected of robbing and killing gene king, the father of three who had flown here for a job interview at google. >> she said guess what wants to kill that man down there for $15? i said who. she said, our tenant. >> reporter: she said they'd been here for several weeks. among their belongings, a wall of greeting cards, a pifl stuffed animals and several large knives. >> i've got officers on their way out here now. >> reporter: police suspect huggins and housely are involved in one other armed robbery and shooting last week in berkeley. >> every life is cherished. >> reporter: neighbors say they are grateful for the good samaritan who stepped up. pretty brave what he did. >> it is. good samaritan, thank you. >> the suspects are now being held without bail on suspicious of homicide and assault with a deadly weapon. >> big decisions in oakland could put officers back on the force but taxpayers would pay for them. the council suspects a requirement that the city must have 739 police officers on the force in order to receive
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