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May 20, 2014 11:00pm PDT
. >>> thousands of pets sickened and others killed from pet treats from china but still no recall. petco is vowing to remove all treats from china from its shelves. more on the decision. >> the fda is struggling to make progress. petco can no longer wait for the results the stakes are too high. the risk too high. it is voluntarily recalling all of the products that have the words "made in china" on them. bacon is going to be on the news. rewarding your canine with a snack made in china may have a health risk. >> tainted jerky treats killed her parents dog a few years ago. baker was at the petco buying american made treats for her dogs. >> eye eliminated everything that comes from china out of their diet. >> petco is eliminated the imported treats. the company announced it will remove all made in china dog and cat athletes from the stores nationwide. >> we have to do this. it's the right thing to do. >> petco has been reducing the china made assortment for three years with the majority of the products american made but we found a half dozen treats made in china. >> i don't think there's the
KICU
Nov 9, 2010 11:30pm PST
including the workload. >>> plans to close it's officers in new jersey and china. lay off an unspecified number of employees and outsource it's rhythm to a third party company. it plans to concentrate on the company's online question and answer service in which real humans respond to questions from customers. >>> former uss basketball star quinnton daily has died in las vegas at the age of 49. daily also played in the nba including as number 20 for seattle. his past always haunted him. as a usf student he pleaded guilty to attempted assault on a nursing student. he has been charged with assault with attempt to rape. recently daily worked with at risk youth. >>> there's still a few light showers out there right now. a drizzle basically throughout the bay area. we've had almost a half inch of rain up in mill valley. i know it's snowing up in truckee light snow. temperatures around here are going to be pretty cool. we'll go to mountain view, sunny, clearing but cool. we're going to look at the forecast for the next couple of days. i'll show you which cities will warm up the most
KICU
May 2, 2011 11:30pm PDT
relatives lost during world war ii. >>> and in china, smokers are trying to get accustomed to a new smoking ban that bans smoking indoors. about 20% of the population or 300 million people in china smoke. some medical experts are not sure how effective this ban will be. smoking is linked to at least a million deaths in china per year. >>> for the first time in five years, chrysler is making a profit again. the auto maker reported today it earned $116 million. the ceo is call cautious saying it's just one quarter and there's many more to go. >>> honda is warning people to expect shortages this summer. honda builds the civic and crv in north america but computer chips and sensors come from japan. the shortages will also affect other models. >>> the federal government is offering money to sonoma county to clear the river. today several were out on the water assessing what needs to be removed. they found abandoned boats, barges, and assorted debris. >> it's a source of navigational hazard for the boaters who go up and down the petaluma river. some of it is just ugly. >> reporter: the cl
KICU
Mar 18, 2011 11:30pm PDT
sunday's elections. >>> and in beijing, the president of china, tao went to the japanese embassy today to offer condolences and sympathies to the japanese victims. president hu said china will continue to provide assistance. china and japan have been enemies in the past. beijing has sentmillions of dollars over the last week to japan. >>> the wife of mohamad ali says the former boxing champ is willing to go to iran if it will help win the release of those two american detainees. but it depends on his health. he suffers from park innson's disease. he has sent letters as a fellow muslim asking for josh and shane to be freed. >>> they have stood for francisco are showing signs of stress. what one expert tells us about their seismic safety. >>> a look outside as san jose as meteorologist mark . >>> a fire crew from california has arrived to help find a lava- sparked wildfire in hawaii. the crew is from whiskey town rescue area near redding. the fire was sparked on march 13th because of the volcano. as of yesterday it had spread to 1700-acres of the park. >>> muni recently discovered cracks in
KICU
Aug 17, 2011 11:30pm PDT
. >>> in china, vice president joe biden arrived in china today accompanied by his granddaughter. he's expected to hold some meetings about china's relationship with the u.s. economy. they hold more than $1 trillion of u.s. debt. >>> the third death caused by a water born a me ba that attacks a human brain. a boy died a week after a fishing trip. a 16-year-old died earlier this summer as did an adult from louisiana. it causes intestinal problems but in these cases, they made their ways to the victim s' brains. it's most commonly found in warm southern waters. >>> african-american women who breast feed their children significantly ooze the risk of -- reduce the risk of getting a certain type of breast capper -- breast cancer. it showed a 50% increased risk for a hormone that showed negative for breast cancer. >>> new information about a radar system that can' better protect you from dangers from the sea. but why the system is in trouble. >>> and fog blankets >>> that is called the big shaker. it's a mobile simulator that demonstrates a major earthquake. it pulled up into the parking lot
KICU
Oct 22, 2012 11:30pm PDT
about the ought so industry we'd be buying cars from china instead of selling cars to china. >> when you came to office, 32 million people on food stamps, today 47 million people on food stamps. >> while this was a foreign policy debate most americans seemed to be focused on the economy. we'll find out in two weeks which candidate's statements appealed to voters. >> we have reactions to how the candidates did in this crucial debate. >> when the 90 minutes none of the student here at dunn hall had changed their minds. >> every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> reporter: the two candidates threw presentee of political -- plenty of political jabs during their third and final debate. >> attacking me is not talking about the chal -- >> reporter: whether any of the punches will push any un decideds into a corner is yet to be seen. dennis gordon watched the face- off with a group of students. he said president obama came into the debate with an advantage and capitalized on his experience making decisions for the country. >> the difference between a football coach who had
KICU
Apr 19, 2011 11:30pm PDT
and arrest now some protesters are calling for an end to theregime. >>> china is facing a widening income tax between the poor. a widening inflation is threatening china's red hot economy. >>> and in cuba, castro made a surprise visit with his brother and current president raul castro. while the castros say it's time for a new generation of leaders. raul castro was nailed first secretary. three some what younger politicians received lesser roles. >>> one year ago today, bp oil rig exploded in the gulf of mexico killing 11 men and triggering america's worse oil spill. from the air the water looks clean but a closer look reveals oil is still there. louisiana wildlife officials say bp hasn't done enough to clean it up. but the oil giant says it is committed to finishing the job. >>> a list of suspended air traffic controllers and managers is growing. the latest controller that got in trouble wasn't sleeping but for 10 minutes, pilots were unable to contact the air traffic control because he was watching a movie with his mic on. the faa has suspended nine controllers and managers since
KICU
May 16, 2011 11:30pm PDT
receive permanent green cards. westine has been traveling to china where investors are willing to pay top dollars to get their families to the u.s. he says potential investors from china and egypt have already visited this dairy farm, he hopes to secure financing by next month. immigration attorney martin waller predicts this year a record 35,000 people will receive conditional green cards through this program. >> wonderful for the u.s. economy. each investor, first thing they do when they immigrate is buy a car or buy a house. >> reporter: yung runs the regional center in san francisco, he's talking to chinese investors about financing a boutique hotel and restaurant to be built here in the south of market. funding from traditional is sources such as banks is harder to come by. >> it's a difficult situation that's how this whole thing gets started. >> reporter: but critics say the eb5 program allows rich people to buy their way to the u.s. ansari came to san francisco from france on a business visa that expires this month. he wants to stay here but says he doesn't have enough money t
KICU
Nov 8, 2012 11:30pm PST
from continuing aftershocks. >>> the china, president tao say china must reform its ways and its economy or it will fail. and he issued a stark warning about corruption. >>> and from london, this is security camera video of six men riding their motorcycles, robbing a high end jewelry store in a shopping mall. they drove up, went inside with a bat and an ax and got away with more than $3 million wort of jewelry. the motorcycles were later found abandoned and the gang got away at least so far. >>> it is going to get worse before it gets better but a fix is in the works to what many call the south bay's worse freeway interchange. construction is set to begin tomorrow to widen the ramp from southbound 880 to stevens creek boulevard. crews will also build a direct link from 880 and a fly over to bypass the freeway all together. the construction project is supposed to be finished by 018. >>> the crab season off to a good start. why they expect big [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and fla
KICU
Jun 29, 2012 11:30pm PDT
restarted on sunday. no in china a c aps ule with the first female astronaut there floated back to earth. the three spent 13 days in space. they declared it a success. china plans to complete a permanent space station by 20. it would be a fraction of the size of the international one. >> a major meltdown caught on tape. a plane delayed for hours turned in to chaos when a flight attendant lost his cool. this is video taken on monday by passengers on the grounded american eagle flight in new york city. it house the attendant lashing out at passengers, challenging them to leave. she was removed the flight was canceled all together because of the weather. the plane was headed to raleigh north carolina. >> holy load stars tom cruise and katie holmes calling quits. the couple, are divorcing after five-years. they got married in 2006 and have a daughter. cruise's attorney said holmes filed for divorce. it was the first marriage for her, the third for him. >> five-years later, has it changed your life and how it's changed businesses, that and more ahead. >> it's a movie that's working its magic.
KICU
Oct 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
club in china. >> reporter: shouldn't the port already known about these expenses. >> certainly there's a shock and dismay, we're going to get to the bottom of this. >> reporter: the port now sites an ongoing investigation. >> reporter: we're going to get to the bottom of this matter. >> reporter: why would the port approve these expenses. >> this is all part of the investigation, we're going to get to the pot testimony of the matter. >> reporter: marvin gray is author of a group called corporate integrity. he says changing the culture at the port of oakland goes beyond putting a few executives on paid leave. >> most people do what they think is right considering the world they live in. so what these events tell us the kind of world that's been created the people managing the port of oakland. >> reporter: as for lawrence dunnigan. >> reporter: mr. dunnigan this is eric rasmussen a reporter with ktvu. we tried to call him to get a response on why he was visiting this bar. we're still waiting for his response. eric rasmussen, ktvu news. >> the port is aware of the latest questions
KICU
Nov 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
, channel 2 news. >> tensions are rising in the east china sea as china flexes territorial flames. declared a new defense zone. and then japan and south korea flew own military planes. some see a dangerous potential for escalation. >> how do you enforce it? what are you going to do? shoot somebody down? if setting up the zone was provocative, setting up the zone. >> in the pacific near japan's island. >> there are new developments on the troubled healthcare.gov web site. switching the data center from verizon to hewlett packard. the move is aimed at doubling capacity. the insurance site has been plagued with glitches since october 1st. the tradition -- transition is already underway. palo alto based hp had no comment. >> keeping holiday shopping safe and sane. >> the fine line between shopping mania and mayhem. how to keep black friday from becoming a bad scene. are. >> raising their voices and givening bac >>> things got out of control today at a bran smart usa store. shoppers began yelling and shoving each other. it's scenes like that that have police and shopping mall security
KICU
May 6, 2011 11:30pm PDT
promote the port of oakland. she and other leaders left for china in a three-trade mission. the mayor hopes to increase exports and generate new investment. first stop is beijing, hong kong. $14 billion worth of goods moved between the port of oakland and china last year. >>> arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords went out to dinner with her husband and two friends. the four dined in houston. giffords arrived in a wheelchair. giffords husband's launch was postponed a week ago and has been rescheduled for may 16. >>> in indonesia, protestors are vowing to avenge the death of osama bin laden. indonesia is the world's most populous muslim nation. the protestators consider osama bin laden a hero and martyr. one banner reads "one hundred youths ready to give their lives". in kenya, a half ton of ivory tusks in shipping containers. there were 84 pieces in all. that means dozens of elephants had been slaughtered. police promised to find the poachers. last year two tons of illegal ivory was found. >>> in australia, steeple chase fans got a lot more action than they bet on. watch what happen
KICU
Feb 17, 2012 11:30pm PST
place. >>>-- the united states and china visited today. later trade was the subject and a forum that included governor jerry brown. this evening the man expected to be china's next president went to a los angeles lakers game. >>> before leaving for their three day weekend, state lawmakers paid tribute today to japanese americans. the california state assembly passed a resolution declaring this sunday a day of remembrance for japanese americans. many were forced into internment camps after japan attacked pearl harbor in 1941. today ktvu talked to a former internee. >> you had to share the shower with everybody. and the stalls were all open. everybody had to look at each other. >> reporter: president franklin d. roosevelt signed an order calling for the end of the interment. >>> the photo from a hunting trip that's sparked outrage. >> and i have the seven day forecast, and in that forecast are a few light showers. >>> and a woman >>> the president of california's fish and game commission is coming under fire from animal welfare group. the photo shows richards holding and carrying a mou
KICU
Mar 7, 2014 11:00pm PST
malatian jetliner took off and was headed to china. signals have been detected near a southwest coastal province. families of passengers were told to go to a near by hotel to wait for word. that's when the plane was already four hours late. the boeing 777 was carrying 237 passengers including two infants and 12 crew members. >> we're working to locate the airplane. >>> there are passengers from 14 different countries on board most of them are from china. our web team is following this developing story and we'll have the very latest details at ktvu.com. >>> now information about an alleged sexual assault on an elementary school campus. we're now learning a 7-year-old girl was taken to the hospital to be checked. ktvu first brought you this story as breaking news at 5:00. the incident led to a school lock down on the campus. jana katsuyama comets our coverage including new details of the man who allegedly touched the girl unappropriately -- jana katsuyama continues our coverage. >> reporter: it seems they have been interviewing that 7-year- old girl and have a general description
KICU
Aug 24, 2011 11:30pm PDT
it wants removed from the internet in china. the list includes six songs by lady gaga and beyonce's run the world. websites that provide content in china have until mid- september to remove the songs. >>> our chief meteorologist bay area forecast is just six minutes away. >>> can zoo animals predict earthquakes? some interesting behavior, and science to ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] because you never stop improving your recipe... we never stop improving ours. we've added a touch of philly cream cheese to kraft natural shredded cheese, which adds a touch of creamy to any dish. kraft touch of philly shredded cheese. we're not just making great cheese. we're taking it further. ♪ >>> people have long said animals can sense an earthquake, just before it's about to hit. tonight, ktvu health and science investigator investigates whether the animal alert is fact or fiction. >> reporter: 10 seconds before the quake, the zoo's giraffes became agitated. the flamingos flocked together. monkeys began to howl. >> i think they have a stronger since of what's going to happen. >> our dog feels the
KICU
Jun 4, 2013 11:30pm PDT
individuals by themselves. they should contact law enforcement. >> after the robbery the china town bank banned anyone with hats, hoodies or sunglasses. >>> a former bay area football coach remains in jail after a judge refused to lower his bail. baron edwards is facing more than a dozen child sex charges. his attorney wanted bail reduced from $2.5 million down to $100,000. but a contra costa county judge said no because of the number of alleged victims and the fact that the accusations stretched over a period of several years. >>> only on 2 tonight, we're hearing from one of edwards' alleged victims. she says she went to the police more than 10 years ago but nothing came of it. portia says edwards started molesting her when she was 9 and she was too scared to come forward until 3 years later. >> he said if i told my family i'd never see them again. >> ktvu has learned the police report filed in 2001 was in the hands of two different departments. where it was filed and where edwards lives. police told her there wasn't enough evidence to file charges. >>> now to the south bay. we have new
KICU
Jan 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
about chicken jerky treats made in china. more than 3,000 dogs have become sick, and 501 dogs have died. one cat has also died, and nine other cats got sick. the new figures come after several new recalls of chicken jerky treats made in china by nestle, purina, and tell monty. the fda has not been able to determine the contaminant, so the cause remains a mistily. >> two multimillion dollar grants from the bill and melinda gates foundation to battle childed who disease in developing patients. one group received more than $4 million to develop a drug to kill a round worm that causes blindness. >> the search for an escaped inmate. >>> plus a supreme court justice breaks his 7-year silence. >>> what you can expect when you get out the door tomorrow morning, and when we will ♪ ♪ conquer dinner. one cut of meat at a time. the everyday collection. by target. >>> the lake county sheriff's department is looking for your help for in finding an capped inmate. david allen brown climbed over a fence at the minimum security hill road security facility last night. brown has a distinct neck ta
KICU
Apr 22, 2013 11:30pm PDT
raped. >>> in china, investigators tried to locate quake victims in hard to reach areas. the quake caused land slides that blocked many roads. at least 192 people died in that quake. 11,000 others were injured. chinese officials are refusing offers of foreign help. they say they can handle it themselves. >>> in argentina, concert goers got an extra treat at the end of a song. there was a brilliant flash of light. it happened about 1:30 a.m. one said it could have been a space rock traveling at a very high rate of speed. it was seen for hundreds of miles. >>> a proposed driving law would close a loophole that allows teen drivers to text while driving. the bill bans teenagers under the age of 18 from texting and driving, even if they use a hands free device. the bill is now before the assembly. >>> the energy department says it has seized 21 million dollars from fiscar in anaheim. the company hasn't built any of the $100,000 cars since last summer. it recently laid off most of its workers. >>> san francisco's police chief says there are lessons to be learned from boston. the new prop
KICU
Oct 4, 2012 11:30pm PDT
farmhouses are also under the mud. this is a national holiday in china and the students normally would have been up but they were making up for days lost during a deadly earthquake last month. >>> a group tried to dock a small yacht but police stopped them. the group called women on waves said they were there to provide safe medical abortions on board the boat. abortion is illegal in most cases in morocco. protesters were on hand and called the activists terrorists and assassins. >>> there's a new recall affecting hundreds of thousands of hondas. plus twitter's record during last night's debate and why some say it is a game changer. >> plus an orange city hall tonight in san francisco as tonight in san francisco as play [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ m
KICU
Oct 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
around burberry. one of her main challenges at apple will be to boost sales in china. >> is this the right color, is this the right size. are we giving the troops what they really want. are we going to have shops in milan, paris that's what she's all about. >> reporter: erins is first woman to join the executive team since the early 80s. some analysts expect she could become apple's new chief executive. apple stock rose above $500 a shares. it ended the day at 498. >>> apple is holding another one of its big product launch events a week from today at the yerba buena center for the arts. this is what the company's invitation looks like. it says we still have a lot to cover. there are reports that apple will unveil a new i pad and i pad mini. we could also see updated versions of prolaptops and find out about the release of the desktop operating system mavericks. >>> cameras to help fight crime. in three minutes the criticism over where police is trying to put them. >>> and live pictures from downtown oakland and the site of the b.a.r.t. negotiations. the headline at this hour the talk
KICU
Jan 12, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >>> san francisco city leaders went to china town today with a message to be safe for the upcoming chinese new year. mayor ed lee and george gascon visited neighborhoods. those types of incidents have dropped dramatically and the mayor wants no such crimes this year. >> no one is going to take advantage of a senior or of a kid who's got a red envelope or of the merchants who are just trying to enjoy and be prosperous of everyone else. >> reporter: lee was referring to the chinese new year gift gift given to children that contain money. >>> air quality managers are discouraging wood burning, they say wood smoke can build to unhealthy levels during cold and stagnant weather while burning wood is discouraged tomorrow it is not illegal. >>> it will be a cold one tonight. it's clear out there this evening toward sunset, no clouds. very light winds. that's going to lend itself to some very chilly, very cold overnight lows. easily as cold as last night. mid-20s to low 30s in the coldest spots. frost for most of us in the bay area. expect maybe right around the coastal sections. but parts
KICU
Jul 20, 2010 11:30pm PDT
whopping cough. whopping cough cases are five times higher than last year. >>> in china, authorities open the flood cage today on three dams sending water down the river. more than 700 people mostly in southern china have been killed since the rains began, mostly by flooding and mud slides. >>> in iraq, four people were killed and others injured. the blast came hours aftera suicide bomber killed three people and injured at least 25 others in another provincial city to the north. >>> and in mexico, customs officials say they have seized 18 monkeys that a passenger was trying to sneak on to the plane. the tiny monkeys can bring in $1,500 each. he's charged with trafficking an endangered species. >>> he was an international icon for the world of gospel music. coming up, we'll take you to the musical celebration in tribute of walter hawkins. woman: did you bring the camera phone? man: i did. do you wanna go first? i've been waiting for this all day. ok, this is from... aunt stacey. introducing chase quickdeposit. just photograph the front and back of your check using the cha
KICU
Jun 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
was that it spread around the world on accident and then everybody knew about it. >>> and in china a taxi driver his passenger were stuck in raging waters and were nearly swept away. they stayed there for at least an hour before they were finally rescued. the taxi was crossing a dam when flood waters heavy rains pushed over the edge and it landed on a ledge. workers used a cran experience the driver and his passenger were pulled to safety. >> google has apparently found a way to warn users in china about censorshin. when users tried to search for censored items they were disconnected, now they are being told the search is likely to be blocked. it's one of the reasons yacht market share there has dropped. >> saturday marks the start of a four day celebration in the united kingdom marking the diamond jubliee of the queen. last minute practices were underway in london. the list of events she will attend includes one of her favorites a horse race along with a concert and special services. the british council general gave a little prospect. >> she has hosted eight different united states
KICU
Mar 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
and china changed position to join the rest of the security counsel and approve backing a peace plan for syria. the u.s., britain, and france also accused iran of smuggling weapons to the syrian government. >>> in northwest china, a fierce sand storm is forcing schools to close, and in some places making driving impossible. officials say the winds are severe, and visibility has dropped to about 100 yards in some places. forecasters predict the sand storm will continue for the next knew days. >>> trading on wall street ended mix. the dow jones industrial average was off 45 points, but tech stocks rallied, sending the nasdaq 1 point higher. hewlett-packard sales were down. mixed news today from the housing sector. the national association of reeler toes said home sales slowed, but it was still the best seen in five years. >>> how they explain the desire to protect and serve. >> and unsettled skies tonight >>> on the same day that oakland remembered those four officers killed in the line of duty, the city also held a major recruitment drive for new officers. they received 2300 appl
KICU
Apr 30, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >>> a century old boat is leaving the bay area and going home. here's the boat named free china, it was hoisted for its return to taiwan. six men sailed the boat as part of a statement against communist china. the boat been here ever since. the daughter of the when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> celebrity chef guy fieri was upbeat as he talked about the recovery of his bright yellow lamborghini. he said while everyone came for the food plenty of folks asked him about his car. that car was found on saturday when investigators were searching a storage unit as part of an investigation into an unrelated shooting. >> the police department of mill valley and the marin department came out big. i'm glad to see an end to it. >> reporter: fieri is a san jose resident and owns seven restaurants locally, he also hosts several food sh
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May 23, 2011 11:30pm PDT
called it remarkable. it could be higher than president said i can do that at a plant in china. >>> the clouds are going to increase, those umbrellas are going to come >>> opponents say legislation goes too far in dictating what californiaians can eat. >>> another bill that passed the assembly today would allow certain felons to -- lift the ban -- but the sponsor democrats from oakland says the felons already paid their debt to society. >>> in libya, nato bombarded eee this evening in the heaviest air strike since the air campaign began. there was some intense fighting in weeks. rebels say the nato raved but helped them push back government forces and france and britain say they will deploy attacked helicopters as soon as possible. >>> in china production on apple iphones and i pads were suspended today because of a deadly explosion. the blast killed three workers and injured 15 others. they will now say how the suspension will effect the i pads which are in high demand. it depends on how long work will stop at the factory. in hopes of resolving lingering doubts about his death. he died
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Nov 30, 2010 11:30pm PST
china camp to keep history alive. >> the it's tough, disappointing to take another closure or further cut back. it's been kind of a long slow decline in the last bunch of years. the park is declining but we do value parks. we'll persevere however we can do this. >>> if you're concerned about california state parks -bs visit win, your visit and the review can keep your cars operating. ken wayne, k it shall having u -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a ballot measure to increase vehicle license fees to benefit the park system failed earlier this month. >>> camala harris is now the official san francisco mayor elect. she beat cooley byless than 1% of the boat. she didn't didn't waste any time to get more troopers. with her center by her side, harris vowed to do more. >> i'm a proud daughter of california. my participants met when they were students of the university of berkeley in the 1960s. >>> a 40-year-old nonprofit, the group will work to will bring more to the -- former san francisco mayor wily brown tells you are her victory comes besides criticism. many told us h her stance would
KICU
Oct 19, 2010 11:30pm PDT
economic growth in china. the dow ended up losing 165 points to close below 165,000. >>> yahoo had positive news to report this week. and revenue was $1.6 billion, 2% higher. yahoo credited good growth. >>> intel says it will build a new manufacturing plant in oregon and upgrade plants in arizona. new machinery will allow intel to make smaller machines capable of higher speeds. >>> meg whitman stepped into what may be called enemy territory, oakland. political editor randy shandobil reports. >> reporter: meg withman doesn't campaign in liberal oakland often. so today working the phones she assured voters she was real and not a tape recording. >> it's really me. >> reporter: whitman toured an east oakland elementary school, met with second graders and said if she was elected governor she would redistrict all the savings. >> let's focus on getting more money into the classroom. >> reporter: then the attack. >> jerry brown's record i think everyone would agree, it's terrible. >> reporter: whitman is critical of happened to schools here during brown's tenure. but there has been improve
KICU
Jan 6, 2011 11:30pm PST
china town ghettos to keep them separate. >> many chinese americans, many asian americans come from countries where the government were repressive and political participation in those countries was highly discouraged. >> reporter: despite all the hoopla now the real first was actually 40 years ago in san jose. when norman maneta was elected as the first asian american mayor of a major american city. >>> an fbi employee who oversaw security clearances in the san francisco bureau pled guilty today to making false statements to the agency. in 2007, rachelle tomaskul declared that she owed 866,000 -- >>> burlingame has pledged to step up against high speed rail. and if burlingame wants underground tracks it must raise the money itself. the council plans to decide on january 18th whether to join a lawsuit against the $43 billion project. >>> the auto show is underway. many bay area drivers told us they are especially concerned about fuel circumstantiality as they -- fuel efficiency as they watch gas prices increase. the auto industry expects to sell 13 million cars and light trucks this
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Nov 23, 2010 11:30pm PST
north korea. >> with the help of china, in getting back to negotiations with them about all the issues we have with them. >> both lee and lim say while the ideologists of both the north and south remain different, there is progress to be made with the united states. >>> the california secretary of state the -- the support central immigration act was the work of the tea party. it would become a crime to hire illegal immigrants and the author said the bill avoids the constitutional questions of the arizona law. >>> the san francisco city college nursing student who was detained and held by immigration officials and almost deported made his first public comments today. steve li was held for two months and released last week. li didn't have his legal status since his parents tourist visas had expired. li now says he wants to become an activist for the dream act which would give students an opportunity toward citizenship. li's deportation was stopped at least momentarily by senator feinstein. >>> call it a breakthrough against aids as a new promise of prevention stands out. a new drug used
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Mar 24, 2011 11:30pm PDT
country. >> reporter: while san francisco's crowded china town and north beach are international examples of successful ethnic neighborhoods. in the south bay an old neighborhood that almost disappeared many years ago is enjoying a rebirth. like most of these successful enterprises, the landowners in san jose japan towns have taxed themselves extra to pay for renovations in signs. >> it's always been a family place to live. >> reporter: tsugaru grew up in this neighborhood. she lives in near by santa clara. the arch of her family business name tells it all. >> our original name is ogusa. but after the war, they renamed it and the department stores because it was a little less ethnic at the time. >> ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> the rain has really died down out there. your afternoon commute tomorrow nothing like you saw today. a much nicer day tomorrow, even though scattered showers remain in the forecast. right now in petaluma we have light scattered showers. we had it all today. we had heavy rainfall, significant rainfall. now it started to die down but there's more instability behind it. s
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Aug 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
from china is making its home in a restaurant. the bell was bought and had it shipped over after it was too heavy for the temple it was made for. when the job is done, the bell will hang about 5 feet above the restaurant floor. >>> the a's are back in business and snap their losing streak. >> yes. they love the schedule too. they played the second worst team in the american league, kansas city. the third worst tomorrow comes, and the then minnesota visits on mon day. high and deep here, and jeff can only watch. the umpires ruled it a double but on review it showed the ball was away over, making it win-nothing, oakland. a's, five hits. no contest. sussman, 15th homer, 2-nothing. rookie pitcher made his third start and first decision, a good kind, 8th, three you a nothing. the giants spent their off day in san diego and continue joyed a barbecue. blanco will start tomorrow. christian was also called up. the jay incidents fan, the manager and kentucky was iekentucky was ejected over a strike-3 t call on one of his teammates. he was still in the dug out when he came running out and he m
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Feb 8, 2011 11:30pm PST
it's even worse because it was an assault. >> reporter: reporting live in oakland china town, amber lee, ktvu news. >>> an arbitrator has ordered -- rejected the woman's alleges of being raped by gresett. gresset gets his job back but is still facing rape charges. >>> the widow of a contra costa firefighters is set to receive $15 million. scott desmond was one of four people killed in 2007 during a house fire in san pablo. desmond widow sued a company because they called police and failed to include that there was a fire. >>> detectives say jul iani's grandmother tried to block rodriguez from forcing his way through a garage into the family's home. rodriguez pushed her down, held her down with his knee and grabbed juliani while he yelled, no daddy, no daddy. rodriguez helped raise juliani since he was a child. >>> ktvu cameras went inside the new death chamber last september. back >> he asked questions, he didn't portray any opinions or any emotional one way or the other. he did say at the end of the hearing that he wanted to wrap this up as soon as possible. nonetheless he's had th
KICU
Apr 19, 2012 11:30pm PDT
rocket capable of carrying a war head. it has a range of 3,000 miles so it could reach cities in china. india is considered a responsible nuclear power so there's not the outrage so there's not the outrage. a cloud blanketed iraq. some iraqi entrepreneurs saw an opportunity and saw masks out on the street. >>> ash is falling on farmland near the volcano which is southeast of mexico city. >>> bargain hunters plan to head to napa as wine antiques and wine gear are going to be auctioned. it was founded by robert mondavi but never took off. on saturday more than 4,000 bottles of wine, tiffany dinner ware >>> nasa aims is showcasing it's latest building as the wave of the future. the building is called sustainability based and it generates more power than it uses it also uses less water than other buildings its size. it costs 25 hello tkhars and came in under budget. the formal dedication is set for tomorrow. >>> we caught up with lieutenant governor gavin newsom at nasa aims and asked him about his current project. he says h he'll be able to offer a new perspective other lawmakers have. >>
KICU
Jan 27, 2014 11:00pm PST
chloride imported from china. >> these items are also used in the making of fireworks. >> reporter: jd nelson. >> what was his intent? that is going to be the key. >> reporter: a so-called completed device similar to this was so-called flash powder. he planned to go somewhere remote in pennsylvania to set it off, but was too afraid to do so. the chemicals are readily attainable online, delivered to your door. he remains in a pennsylvania jail on a half million dollars bond. >> at ktvu.com, we've posted the entire criminal complaint against the suspect so you can read it for yourself. look for the hot topic section on the front page. >>> gusty winds, and sub-zero temperatures are putting much of the midwest in a deep freeze. public officials are urging people to stay home because of whiteout conditions on roads. several states closed highways today after a weekend of deadly accidents. the extended cold snap has also caused a propane shortage and a spike in fuel prices. some governments are implementing measures to speed up the delivery of propane. >>> in chicago, forecasters say tempera
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Jan 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
champion from china said he is ready. >> he coaching and the very, very -- high level for the top level athletes. for the world championship. this year he went to -- for the all england and the leading the american players. >> reporter: another coach frees. >> he has gone through it as a player so when it comes to coaching he understands what the players go through work they need to prepare. >> reporter: he expects to feel the competitive teams. >> the school is getting bigger, it's getting better. there are now so many dedicated clubs in the area. it's noise. >>> advertise see it grow. >> reporter: he said he will still be able to be a police officer and a coach until just before the olympics. he will go from here to london in early july. robert honda. >> 49er fans were crushed after last weekend's loss against the giants but one is captures the hearts. >> you thought they would be in the super bowl maybe, maybe next year. >> 4-year-old johnny price cried on camera after his favorite team lost in overtime. the video hit 183,000 it views on youtube in just three days. >> lot of us
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Feb 14, 2011 11:30pm PST
independence from china. >>> a baby is back with his mother this evening after investigators say the child was kidnapped by his father. deputies say the boy was in good condition when found in kearn county last night. investigators say 19 year old edgar rodriguez ramos kidnapped his son on saturday night. ramos is facing kidnapping charges. >>> three americans were among the dead, their names have not yet been released. two hon duran officials also died. the airport is considered dangerous. . >>> in iran, people took pictures of what they claimed were anti-government demonstrations. at least one person was shot and killed. whether it was by a protestor or police is being disputed. this was the first major show of strength in more than a year. organizers say it was meant to show solidarity with the revolution in egypt. >>> in afghanistan, a suicide bomber blew himself up today at the entrance to kabul's first western-style shopping mall. two security guards were also killed. this is the second attack there in less than a month. militants claim responsibility. that shopping mall is pop
KICU
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
china in shanghai the mercury reached 105 degrees. that's the hottest temperature there since records have been kept. zoo keepers are trying to keep panda's comfortable with air conditioner, water and a special diet. >>> the festival is a time for gathering with family and friends paying respect to ancestors and sharing several meals. the celebration happens tomorrow night because of differences in the way the lunar calendar is reconned. >>> president obama is expected to ax questions about the recent terror alert curse an afternoon news conference tomorrow at the white house. he assured reporters today after a meeting with the greek prime minister that he would be answered all of their questions tomorrow. the news conference is scheduled for noon pacific time. the president leaves for a nine day vacation on martha's vineyard in massachusetts after that. >>> tired of those long security lines at the airport. we'll show you the new program that could help speed things up. >>> don't look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was
KICU
Jun 11, 2013 11:30pm PDT
industry and employs at least 4 million workers. and in china, torrential rains are blamed for the deaths of at least three three people and the evacuations of thousands of others. meteorologists say 8 inches of rain fell on saturday alone. across the country, damage to crops is estimated at nearly $20 million. >> the president of the golden state warriors took his billion dollar pitch for a waterfront arena to the san francisco chamber of commerce today. he said that the privately funded basketball arena to be located between peers 30 and 32 will be an economic gift to the area. >> it will create a lot of good things for the city. we expect 2 million people plus to be attracted to this site. >> critics of the project fear that the arena will have a negative impact on the neighborhood. the project is not a done deal at this point. it still needs environmental review. if approved, it is said to be completed in 2017. >> a new report from an internet personal finance website has named mountain view one of the top ten fastest growing cities. new orleans was the fastest growing city between 20
KICU
Sep 7, 2012 11:30pm PDT
department may have to sort out what happened. >> in news of the world tonight in china a 5.6 quake struck the southwest part of the country. about an hour later another one hit. at least 80 were killed and hundreds more were hurt. dozens of after shocks followed and nearly 30,000 homes were damaged or destroyed and they are now rushing tents and supplies to the area. >>> in germany a strike by flight attendants led to hundreds of flights being canceled. several hours in the flight attendants and the airline agreed to take their dispute to arbitration. the union is demanding a 5% pay hike. >>> in afghanistan prince harry is back on duty in the army starting a four month combat tour. the prince is a gunner on a helicopter and is expected to start flying missions in ten days. the deployment is dangerous but he said that he wants to serve his country. >> i don't think there is anything positive about saying i'm not going to support them to teach them a lesson. >> facing a backlash the big drop in support for one of the you're not using too much [are you, hon? ♪ nope. [ female announcer ] ch
KICU
Jun 21, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: added to that overseas a manufacturing slow down in europe and china and an audit showing spanish banks need a bail out. >> a lot of the extent, the market hates uncertainty. >> reporter: the mood could remain uncertain. moodies downgraded the rankings of 16 banks. including city bank and chase. some experts say that could affect consumers, as banks try to increase profits by hiking credit card rates and fees or by cutting internal cuts. >> that's a more important issue for the economy, because 2/3 of those cuts are labor. and that means restraints on hiring. >>> one interesting note, wells fargo was not among those 15 banks that were downgraded today. reporting live in san francisco, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> one bright spot, oil dipped below $80 a barrel today. at 10:45 what that means at the price pump. >>> google shareholders agreed to an unconventional stock split at the company's annual stockholders meeting. the two for one split creates a new class of share that does not come with voting power. the decision solidifies the power of larry page and serge
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Aug 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
saying assad must leave office. and also criticizeed the u.n. security office where russia and china have blocked action against assad. >>> there were reports that -- according to japanese media prosecutors can't bring charges until they identify the cause of the accident. so far no one has been able to do that. >>> and in kazakistan a rocket took a six hour trip to the international space station. this was a successful trip of a quicker way to get to the station. the capsule carried supplies and water. >>> a stanford physics professor was just awarded a prize. the award recognizes linde's work on a modification of the big bang theory. >>> basic drugs missing from bay area ambulances. the big problem that has officials scrambling. >>> also b.a.r.t. prepared to lift a long- standing restriction, what bicyclists can do tomorrow that may lead to long term >>> you would expect that if you need an ambulance it would carry the basic drugs to handle a basic emergency. that's not always the case. >> this one we're out of for a month and a half. >> reporter: for paramedics, drugs are the tool
KICU
Feb 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
members of the globe trotters are there for basketball diplomacy. china's president, ung is said to be a fan of rodman's exteam, the bulls. >>> the pacers get george a little physical. trying to keep the warriors in it. the magic touch of curry. bombing away from outside. he had 38 points. he had seven threes. you will see his touch again as he works for a shot with the nifty double. but west and company a little too much. you will see west gets it to go underneath then it was all the extra stuff we were talking about. the fireworks, you will see david lee gets pushed by hibart underneath. then it's mix it up time. it's hibart who ends up getting ejected. seemed to me curry was just trying to break things up but he gets hit with a technical. west did adds well. the warriors still on the short end. 108-97. >>> the puck was finding the net with every sharks flick of the wrist in their first seven games of perfection this season over the last 10 games, somebody has put i don't know some kind of invisible shield in front of that thing. hard to come by. the scoring from a new source as t
KICU
Nov 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
scene. liu's wife got the horrible news on vacation in china. >> i just feel for her. sad. >> reporter: howard, a linebacker for the raiders from 2006 until 2010, was just released by the atlanta falcons. a long time friend and high school teammate told ktvu, he's struggling to accept what happened. >> he was a laid back guy. funny guy. he had the community. he had his friends. he was a guy that you would want to be around nonstop. >> reporter: investigators say there were no obvious signs out here that howard might have been driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, but they are waiting on the results of a toxicology report before they will rule that out. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> new at 10:00, a decision tonight that means police officers in palo alto will soon be wearing body mounted video cameras. the city council voted unanimously today to buy the body cameras. initially, just nine officers will wear them. the cameras should help record evidence, and increase officer safety and accountability. it's part of a $300,000 camera upgrade for palo alto police. patrol cars are also
KICU
Jul 26, 2010 11:30pm PDT
: she has eight massage therapists, some who were schooled in china and are not on the approved list. that is her concern. she preferred to speak in mandarin and a friend translated. >> she's aware of this list but doesn't think it's fair. because when they went to school at that time it was considered to be legitimate, certified. >> reporter: still, belmont police want to hold off on any new massage therapists until they can recheck the current ones. >> this industry is ripe for some abuse. the city as a regulatory agency has a right to the public, that if everyone is legitimate. >> reporter: the council will deal with the massage issue tomorrow night. lloyd lacuesta, ktvu channel two news. >>> a deal between oakland police and the city council which could put 80 layed off officers back on the streets. but voters still have to weigh in, we have a live report. >>> a massive release of 3q you know what it takes to make your house a home. air wick i-motion. the only continuous air freshener that detects movement, releasing a burst of fresh scent inspired by nature. so day, after day, y
KICU
Jun 21, 2013 11:30pm PDT
demanding better public service and an end to corruption. >> in china, a group of deliverymen were taking a break in an alley when they heard the cries of a two-year-old girl who fell from a store window. she climbed out of the window after she she woke up. the child suffered a few scrapes, but is fine. >> >> student artwork -- >> plus, the very early start to a college fun >> bill martin is back with the warm weather we'll see tomorrow and rain behind it. >> >> breaking news now southwest airlines is grounding many of its planes at this hour on the west coast due to a computer problem causing southwest to ground all of the parting flights throughout the country. the system went down at and southwest has no estimate when the problem might be fixed. we are checking with bay area airports to see how many flights are affected locally, but have not heard back. he i can tell you one more thing. my sister is in orange county. she was supposed to come up southwest and they say those flights are grounded. >> >> a woman recovering after firefighters rescued her from a burning motel room. it started
KICU
Feb 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
and china town. at a time when the postal service is under fire for losing money and scrapping some saturday mail service. one watchdog group says the government shouldn't pay to fly its executives into town. >> they need to be concerned about the objects of this and be concerned about you know ratcheting back on what is considered some of their more luxurious activities. >> reporter: organizers of the national postal forum say the event is designed to inform businesses offered by the postal service. it's targeted thousands of small businesses here in the bay area and it expects to generate millions of the dollars of new revenue. in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu news. >>> showers in the forecast tonight. not a lot of rain in most snow levels. showers out toward modesto. we've had reports of light sprinkles showing up along the peninsula and along the coast. computer model then for tomorrow morning, 5:00 a.m. some showers, 9:00 a.m. showers moving into oakland now. that's the kind of later morning commute. and then you get to 10:00, this is kind of wet here the 10:00 period fro
KICU
Jul 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
china, heavy equipment is being used to cover hundreds of pounds of algae cover. the algae bloom is larger than the state of connecticut. some people have been swimming and playing in it but once it starts rotting it smells like rotten eggs. the algae is being dried and turned into fertilizer and animal feed. by the way this happens every year but they say this year is worse. >>> federal officials have set a new date to remove a controversial quote from the washington, d.c. monument. the actual quote is much longer and more like a suggestion than a statement. family members wanted the quote corrected or removed and visitors from atlanta today agreed. >> the paraphrase kind of took away from what he really -- the true intent in the spirit of what he was trying to say. >> a national park service now says the sculptor should be able to remove the quote in honor for the 50th anniversary of martin luther king's i have a dream speech. >>> the crime committed right in their own backyard. >> then we'll take you inside the battle to keep this fire from spreading. and why neighbors are callin
KICU
Mar 13, 2014 11:00pm PDT
china's economy and uncertainty in ukraine overshadowed a positive report on jobs. >>> three brothers killed in three separate shootings. >> it was like a curse. >>> the heartbreaking history of violence that keeps repeating itself. >> and the fog is making a return tonight. how much it should stick around for making waves for ev >>> what's left of a mission apartment complex in san francisco is coming down. it went up in flames in a spectacular fire on tuesday destroying what was supposed to be hundreds of apartments. construction experts tell us none of the debris can be recycled or reused. it will all have to be hauled away and will probably end up in landfills. >>> hundreds of san francisco firefighters are credited for battling the fire. but without back up fire supplies, they could not have done their job. >> ken pritchett has the story. >> reporter: this back up water provides firefighters with a lot of extra water at higher pressures when they needed it. this system has been around for a century, but not all san francisco neighborhoods have access to it. lauren crab l
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