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Oct 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
with 30,000 civilians dead. assad's still in power. i see our trade deficit with china larger than -- growing larger every year, as a matter of fact. i look around the world and i don't feel that -- you see north carolina continuing to export their nuclear technology, russia's said they're not going to follow lugar anymore. back away from a nuclear proliferation. the treaty with them. i look around the world. i don't see our influence growing around the world. i see our influence receding. in part because of the failure of the president to deal with our economic challenges at home and in part because of our withdrawal from our commitment to our military and the way i think it ought to be. in part because of the turmoil with israel. i mean, the president received a letter from 38 democrat senators. saying that tensions with israel were a real problem. they asked him, please repair the tension. democrat senators, please repair the damage in his own party. >> governor, the problem is that on a whole range of issues, whether it's the middle east, whether it's afghanistan, whether it's
KICU
Jan 20, 2011 7:00pm PST
. >>> conservative commentator under fire again. this time he is accused of mocking the president of china. we are live in oakland where people are demanding an apology. >> reporter: heather, we are in the middle of oakland's chinatown. a community stung by limbaugh's comments. >> reporter: it is a vibrant neighborhood filled with people who are proudly connected to china. rush limbaugh's words hit hard. >> nothing to do with politics it is just racism. >> reporter: on his radio show he talked about a speech given by china's president at the white house. >> [ mumbling words ] >> and it went on like that for 17 seconds. >> maybe he does not care or he just don't even think before he is a it but i just think that it is not necessary. >> andrew fung described being targeted with the same kind of mocking of high school after arriving in this country. >> at first i would be mad and later on i think it is just -- they are just immature. >> first reaction is "are you kidding me?" how can this be happening. >> reporter: carl chan is the president of the china commerce. >> the world is getting smaller.
KICU
Oct 19, 2010 7:00pm PDT
ballpark. >> many of these people were at china basin for the game, and you would be surprised who didn't go inside and never planned to. just wanted to take in the atmosphere. just being near the stadium is enough for this crew. >> just to hear the fans yell and scream, the plane fly over and saw people floating offshore. >> like greg that watched the game from the cove. >> best seat in the house. >> you don't need a boat to get into the spirit. just outside the stadium they're watching from outside the fence. >> everyone is die hard and into it out here. >> many never thought of buying a ticket, and some came at the spur of the moment. >> i cut work, and i hope my boss doesn't see this, and here the root on the giant zmrs and we caught some outside of the stadium that had problems going in. >> we're waiting on the jeep. >> if catching a late dose of giant's fever, you can come to the game and ticket prices start at around $100 and go up from there. but you can come to one of the bars around the stadium and hang out in the playoff atmosphere. in san francisco ktvu channel 2 news.
KICU
Feb 16, 2012 7:00pm PST
contributors. the next scheduled stop is the auditorium, but it's the unscheduled stop in china town that has people buzzing tonight. we are live. and you talked with surprise patrons about a once in a lifetime moment. >> reporter: yes, i did. and you know what, in a little bit, the president is set to arrival here at about 8:00. but earlier, we had a craving for chinese food. so he surprised a little restaurant and ordered a lot of food. it was just another day for delicious dumplings and roasted duck in china town. until the president arrived. >> and i said, look, mr. obama. i said, yes, obama. okay, so that was great. >> reporter: the president greeted diners and even carried this baby with flashes popping off in every direction. he shot this video. his family just happened to be in town. and he caught the cherished moments on the camera. >> it's very exciting to meet the president of the united states. it's not, you know, like a once in a lifetime experience. >> reporter: the president spent $160 on food. his order included shrimp dumpling, red bean balls and fried crab claws. accordi
KICU
Feb 4, 2011 7:00pm PST
public work's e street of china town for a clean up effort. >> the bay area warming trend c. coming up the neighborhoods that top the mid-70 ises and the timing for our next -- mid-70s and the timing for our next rain maker. >> in frez no thousands of -- fresno thousands of people showed up for a funeral service. during the vietnam war he assisted u.s. special forces. men in military uniforms and woman in traditional -- women in traditional dresses walked behind his casket. he died last month at the age of 81. >>> turning to the turmoil in egypt. thousands of people are call g ing -- calling for the president to back down. today's demonstration was fair well friday, but no indication that the president is preparing to step down despite pressure from the united states. >> the key question he should bg himself is how do i leave a legacy behind in which egypt is able to get through this period, and my hope is that he will end up making the right decision. >> the obama administration repn officials with the newly appointed vice-president as interim president. >>> one executive from google
KICU
Aug 17, 2010 7:00pm PDT
event is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. a man and a woman are changed with kang's murder. >>> the china town chamber of commerce said kang's death as well as the slaying of another man in april has had a chilling effect on china town business. the chamber says it is researching how much it would cost to hire unarmed security guards. adding to the safety concerns, the oakland police department says recent layoffs have reduced the number of officers patrolling chinatown by 2. >> there are resources that are not at the same level they were a couple weeks ago. but, we're trying to work the best we can to still provide the same service. >> chinatown merchants say they also plan to install more security cameras. >>> bay area researchers say for the first time in three decades, obesity rates have declined for some groups of california children. researchers at ucsf studied 8 million california middle school students from 2001 to 2008. and they found that obesity rates dropped for white and asian children. and actually leveled off for latinos. but african american and native american girls were
KICU
Nov 23, 2010 7:00pm PST
danger if this went further. and china, north korea's closest ally, choosing their words carefully, saying it was important to urge six-party talks aimed at ending the weapons program. one spokesperson is in china to discuss a reported nuclear facility that could improve their ability to make and deliver weapons. they discussed the attack with the foreign affairs minister. >> i think we both share a view that such conflict is very undesirable. and i expressed to them the desire to urge restraint on all sides. and i think we agree on that. >> secretary gates condemned the attack in a phone call to south korea and said the two sides agreed to work on any response. but so far the pentagon has not decided to send more assets to the region. ktvu, channel 10 news. >>> and wall street ended a day -- saw a day-long sell off as the dow is trading near the 11,000 mark tonight. the nasdaq suffered a bigger hit percentage-wise as it lost 37 points. >>> and a federal jury orders a german software maker to may 1.3 billion, in which is believed to be the largest award in copyright infringement. t
KICU
Apr 11, 2013 7:00pm PDT
billion deal to develop the former huntsers point shipyard is on hold. the china development corporation had agreed to provide the fund being. the chinese government was asking for more control than the developer wanted to agree to. san francisco mayor ed lee recently returned from china. >> what happened? how did he drop the ball? he had to drop the ball. because they were committed to helping out. >> i don't think it's falling apart. i think that we don't have the funding yet from the sources that we had previously wanted to have. >> the developer says the first phase of the project will still go ahead as planned with the construction of 200 homes at hunters point. other investors are still interested in funding development at the shipyard and treasure island. >>> one day after the city of oakland revived a major water front project. china's holdings is putting up $1.5 billion for developments. the project would eventually feature more than 3000 residential units plus retail and commercial space. >>> ross shares saw its shocks surge today. the company said same store seams for march ro
KICU
May 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
a plant in china that manufactures ipads and other products after an explosion killed two people. it happened in southern china. a news site in china says 16 people were hurt in the blast. it is where a string of suicides prompted the manufacturer to improve working conditioned. apple is saddened and working to understand the cause of the blast. >>> wall street took a step backwards as a slide in retail took a step back. raw materials are affecting the bottom line. >>> for the latest financial news any time click on the business tab when you get to the top of our home page, www.ktvu.com. >>> the former head of the international monetary fund is out of a new york prison on $5 million bond on a charge of attempted rape. dominique strauss-kahn is under house arrest at a manhattan apartment. he resigned his post as head of the imf on wednesday. he must wear a monitoring bracelet and pay $200,000 a month if armed guards. >>> documents seized from osama bin laden's compound in pakistan are revealing details of al-qaeda plots. they considered hijacking and blowing up oil tankers. u.s. o
KICU
May 2, 2013 7:00pm PDT
city lines trying to catch a killer, we tell you what brought pd to oakland's china town. >>> and the new option for facebook users that'll eliminate some of the advertisers on their smart phone . >>> following developing news out of san jose crews are following a two alarm fire. the fire broke out at a paper recycling plant at alma and south kent not far from spartan stadium. our crews arrived at the scene and they tell us the building is heavily damaged which we can see from this view thanks to news chopper 2 live mixture. they are getting the upper hand. from a number of sides. >> the ladders are out. you see them putting an awful lot of water on the flames. we see a lot of white smoke. i don't see much in the way of active orange film, but steel ay developing film -- still a developing story. we'll have more on the 10:00 news. >>> san francisco's hall of justice was evacuated after a fire alarm went off for the third time this week, just before 9:30 today. people left but were allowed back in 30 minutes later. an electrical panel malfunctioned calling the false alarm. smoke coming
KICU
Mar 22, 2012 7:00pm PDT
about china's economic growth put a damper on wall street. a slowdown on chinese manufacturing dropped nasdaq and s&p. >>> this meant little to hundreds that took to the streets today in san francisco. union workers rallied as part of a national day of action. labor leaders say the economy may be improving for some but not most union workers. their concerned about job security and cuts to benefits and wages. >>> the oakland coliseum was transferred from a sports stadium to medical coliseum. the volunteers staffing the equipment checked vision and make eyeglass there on site. those that show up are seen on a first come first serve basis. i want to get my teeth cleaned, eyes checked, a physical. >> the clinic runs through sunday and opens each day at 5:30 in the morning. for those that need dental care, there are oral surgeons on hand. >>> new information on the death of singer whitney houston. the coroner announced the singer died of accidental drowning in the hotel bathroom in beverly hills february 118th. the report says she was a chronic cocaine user and had the drug in her system wh
KICU
Apr 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
time we meet with china, the issue of human rights comes up. >> there are widespread reports that blind lawyer from china is under u.s. protection and american diplomats are in the process of negotiating agreement for him to receive asylum. he public imposed forced abortions and sterilization mandated by china's one child policy. north korea was the main topic between president obama and japanese prime minister. the two leaders condemned what they called recent acts of aggression including a failed rocket launch. prime minister said china plays a critical role in helping north korea's nuclear ambition. >> it's -- talks to acquire the california based beverage corporation. were almost up 30% after the wall street journal reported the energy drink company could be acquired by coca-cola. it closed 1% lowered after follow -- plans of possible summer slow down put a damper as stocks finished lower. nasdaq fell 22. he declined report indicating lower production levels in the midwest over the movant of april. -- over the month of april. >>> the software giant is putting up $300 million t
KICU
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm PDT
blocked off and i've learned the house is just on the other side of this house near china beach. we did get video of the president arriving about 40 minutes ago. >> it's about $5,000 a person just to get into this fundraiser, and as you mentioned, it is being hosted by billionary tom squi reshgs es. >> i think it's a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear him speak, so i want to hear what he has to say. >> some came with a clear agenda. >> i want to talk to him about the keystone pipeline and i'm really excited to let him know we can't have this happen. >> i'm looking forward to hearing about climate change. >> billionary tom stire, is founder of fair lawn capital management and a vocal opponent of the pipeline. many see him as an up and coming star in the democratic party who invested his money and energy into environmental issues. >> one of the reasons i'm excited to be here is that i agree with tom stire that the pipeline is a terrible idea. >> i'm a supporter of the president, but pushing on the president to reject this project. >> he says stier is likely to become an even bigger ca
KICU
Apr 25, 2013 7:00pm PDT
of market to china town. this is just the first part of the project. it arrives in sections. engineers sate pieces will be lowered into what's called the launch box at about 1:00 this morning. workers need to close the intersection to accommodate the work. it's going to take four to six weeks just to assemble the drill and then the digging can begin. >> we anticipate we'll be able to excavate about 50 to 60 feet per day on average. >> a second drill is going to arrive next month. the central subway project is expected to open in 2019. >>> the opening of the new bay bridge is riding on a series of tests to determine the integrity of the huge bolts. an expert tells us the plan has a flaw. >>> there is a new deal to develop the former naval hospital site. the facility closed in 1996. development plans went on hold after lehman wores filed for bankruptcy. two years ago demolition crews blew up the hospital building. renewed plans for single family homes, parts and retail. the developer says final plans are about one year away. >>> victims of crime and those who fight for the vic
KICU
Apr 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
people killed on the monday attack. the 23-year-old from china was remembered as a kind young woman with a passion formusick. lingzi lieu was at boston university studying statistics. >> first responder saluted the casket crystal campbell. campbell loves going to the maro make it every year. ceremony on the east coast included a moment of silent at 2:50 this afternoon. people gathered at the square near the scene of the bombing. others observed the moment of silent in new york city at washington dc. >> today , the federal bureau investigation -- lower the american flag that had flown at the finish line at the marathon. the street remained close to the public for now as the city cleans up to ensure they're structurally sounded. >>> josh and brandon and tie waller visited 11-year-old erin in his hospital bed t. her honor is a. go to ktvu.com for a link to the criminal file today by the fbi. it's under the boston tab there at the top of the home page. >>> new at at the boston university. elaine live on campus, tell us about the gold folder and how it enables staff to identify at risks stude
KICU
May 5, 2011 7:00pm PDT
sustain any detrimental effect. >> mayor jean quan is traveling to china could she was to develop air service between oakland and china. she is traveling with the port of oakland officials pay she says no taxpayer money is being used. >>> santa cisco and daly city are -- san francsico and daly city are going to have more control over what happens at the cow palace. under the bill introduced by senator leland yee, daly city and san francsico where hold four seats on the board. a need for greater control of the cow palace has intensified after a number of incidents including drug-related overdoses and deaths there. >>> one, two, three. >> that is san francsico mayor ed lee taking his first swing to start the demolition of the metrodome complex. there is a 300 million-dollar makeover for the building first opened in 1999. the anchor tenant will be a new target store in 2012. >>> firefighters are still missing tonight at a residential fire we back to you live last night. dozens of people are still without a place to stay. >> reporter: residents were allowed to go in and some came out with
KICU
Oct 8, 2010 7:00pm PDT
california. >>> china denounced this year's nobel peace prize after it was awarded to an activist in prison in china. he's serving an 11 year sentence for subversion. chinese officials blocked the media reporting of the prize. his wife was kept inside by police. president obama last year's peace prize winner called for his release. china's foreign ministry protested the award calling the prize an obscenity and the man a criminal. >>> a sea lion is recovering from the first of its kind surgery to repair its snout after being shot by a fisherman. veterinary surgeons repaired a hole this afternoon. the sea lion had been nicknamed sergeant cheffis after the deputy who rescued him last year. he won't be able to return to the wild but will spend the rest of his life at six flags. >>> 125 of the small sea mammals are being studied by marine biologists who rarely see them in the wild except for the wild porpoises that wash up on sure. it's not because conditions outside the golden gate are forcing them into the bay. >>> sharks are certainly known for traveling along distances and the san jos
KICU
Jan 10, 2011 7:00pm PST
experience as mayor to his new job. >> we have an office in china, in beijing. he did not feel like we were doing enough to reach out to china. >> reporter: newsom's stature around the world will only help the state. >> he brings a portfolio with him that it's not just as a mayor. it is an entrepreneur and also a thinker. i think that it's important for what is ahead. >> he is a high-energy person. enthusiastic, not afraid of taking chances or risks. >> reporter: the man expected to take newsom's place also attended the ceremony and is set to be sworn in himself tomorrow afternoon. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the golden gate bridge district unveiled a plan to eliminate toll takers. it would be the first bridge in the bay area to collect tolls electronically and would save the district some $16 million over 10 years. if approved, the toll takers jobs could be eliminated by december 2012. >>> tom delay, once a powerhouse in the house of representatives, appears to be headed to the big house he was sentenced to three years in prison today. he was convicted of money laundering
KICU
Jan 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
will not y+!é iran has tested missiles recently, china's military continues to grow. many republicans and congress and military advocates say this isn't the time to change long time strategy of being anal to fight two -- of being able to fight two wars in war. >> we have to be careful. >> reporter: specific cuts aren't outlined yet. defense secretary insist they won't change military readiness. >> the reality is you can face a land war in korea and at the same qthreats in the straight support moves. we have the capability with this joint force to deal with those kind of threats to be able to confront them and to be able to win. >> reporter: he did warn across the board congressional cuts teens and young adults. $1.5billion program is expected to create 180,000 positions about half are paid. but officials say the money isn't the only goal here, the program is also designed to teach young people job skills and work ethic. the labor department says 16% of people age 16-24 are unemployed. california governor jerry brown had why it appeared there are more painful cuts in store.
KICU
Feb 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
project was funded by federal grant china town community development center and nonprofit source. >> keeps pouring in this week. we'll tell you how much this foundation controversy this week bay area planned parenthood. >> and an oil painting shattered the previous record price for a single work of art by more than $100 million and only now is the world finding out about it. >>> the bay area lost in a dry weather pattern. the warmest day of the upcoming weekend and when will rain chances will be added to our forecast. ahhh. so soft. time out. sweet. [ female announcer ] with charmin ultra soft, you can get that cushiony feeling you love while still using less. charmin ultra soft is designed with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent and you can use four times less versus the leading value brand. ♪ ah. [ female announcer ] we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft. is as easy as... making breakfast. omelet? sure. scrambled eggs. [ male announcer ] actually, it's easier. citi financial tools. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> woman: don't forget the yard work
KICU
Jul 24, 2012 7:00pm PDT
include a stronger u.s. dollar stemming from the economic slow down in europe and china. >> there are economic troubles there that are slowing things down. and they did not get the full benefit because now that the i pad is becoming available there. >> reporter: analysts say with the loss of steve jobs might be a factor in the future, right now the new products being released were still developed over watch. jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now on wall street traders sold off apple stocks in afterhours trading. it sank from $600 a share to 567. netflix also plunged. the company blamed the drop on a slow down of subscriber growth. that's a drop of more than 16%. >>> on the broader markets stocks also headed south again today the dow declined for a third consecutive session falling more than 100 points the nasdaq dropped 47. king today flies new concerns about a slowing european economy and the impact it will have on companies. >>> now to contra costa county where investigators are still trying to determine what caused an early morning apartment fire that killed a y
KICU
Apr 24, 2013 7:00pm PDT
machines into the box. over the next five years they will dig their way to china town. >> this will get people out of car are also and speed up transsit from one part of the city up to china town. >> engineers say pedestrians above won't notice a thing. the $1.5 billion central subway is set to open in 2019. >>> in san francisco leaders are pushing far city wide bike share program if by next year. the board of supervisors passed a resolution urging the municipal transportation agency to launch the program with a fleet of 3,000 bikes. clint the city plans to make about 5,000 bikes available. >>> we all know traffic in san francisco can be a nightmare. coming up, we will show you how it stacks up to other cities. and which cities top the list of worst traffic in the country. >>> ktvu's meteorologist mark demayo has more. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get
KICU
Jul 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
sway system. that line will run from 4th street all the way to china town. grant avenue changed from one way to 2 way to give drivers access and good news for holiday shoppers. expected to reopen between thanksgiving and new year's day. >>> a new project could slow down traffic in a berkeley neighborhood. along ashley avenue between san paolo. this project is in the tunnel road area right near the claire month country club. drivers should expect delays of as much as 30 minutes. >>> super man stuck. we'll tell you what riders had to say about the scary experience and what the park is doing to diagnose the problem. >>> and this bird just months old seen soaring in the bay area sky. its appearance marks a major milestone in the return of health of a species once in extinction. >>> does it mean it's going to be another scorcher tomorrow? i'll have the details. >>> people came together in veteran's a today to help replenish the nation's blood drive. took place at the church of latter day saints on south hampton. part of a month long event through dozens of churches. it appears the drive c
KICU
Mar 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
. it's still up 40% from the ipo price. >>> china is trimming growth targets for the year which led to dow falling percentage points points. >>> many ads are pulling from rush limbaugh's radio show. many have pulled since he called a law student a slut after she wanted insurance companies to cover the cost of birth control. he apologized for his insulting word choices and said today the apology was sincere. today one spoke out against the war on woman which she claims is being waged for conservatives. she had choice words for rush limbaugh. >> this is unforgivable given his life long habit of insulting comments. >> she said even though he apologized for his comments, his radio show should be pulled tough air. the 77 -- pulled tough air. pull -- pulled off the air. >>> steve bridges, the comedian best known for impersonating george w. bush, has died. >> how come i can't have dinner with 36% of the people that like me? >> that's him along side then president bush back in 2006. the housekeeper found him dead sad in -- saturday in his home. his death comes as a shock. officials say an auto
KICU
Jan 13, 2012 7:00pm PST
other countries. >> it was being transmitted to china and russia and a couple of other countries. >> reporter: they are supposed to be used for school assignments but students tell us they use them for personal business, too. you are going to pay for your schooling, just checking what you have. >> you have no knowledge that somebody hastolen someone's identity. we don't have a case of that or something to it. but the system as large as this with this many students it is always possible. >> reporter: the problem was discovered over thanksgiving weekend. and outside security firm has been called in to analyze the entire computer systemt all city college locations. thofficials say they suspect it began back in 1999 but increased dramatically the last few months and traced back web addresses to suspect in russian gangsters, all of this has students, staff, teachers worried and upset. >> they move into our retirement funds? i don't know. but it is -- it is -- it is threatening. >> i come here almost every day. and i want to feel like, you know, that my information is safe here. >> we
KICU
Feb 9, 2012 7:00pm PST
you. >>> some san francisco seniors enjoyed a visit from china town and her court. the young women entertained seniors this morning on bush street. among them was a newly crowned mrs. china town usa from texas. organizers say it reflects the chinese tradition of honoring elders. >>> that's our report. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. our coverage continues online. and with tonight's 10:00 news. tmz is up next right here on tv 36. [ male announcer ] for a better-looking tomorrow. vicks nyquil cold & flu. the nighttime sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, best sleep you ever got with a cold...medicine. [ deep breath ] ♪ 1, 2, 3, 4 ♪ [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] vicks dayquil. defeats 5 cold & flu symptoms. ♪
KICU
Sep 30, 2010 7:00pm PDT
some parents tell us they don't want to buy anything made in china. >> i think 100% of the toys recalled recently have all been from china. it is something that i try to avoid when i am shopping for toy >> it it is not so much the brand it is the origin. >> i think the two have become one in a lot of people's minds mine as well. >> reporter: you will find the spectaculars on our web site ktvu.com. ktvu channel 2 news. >> the polls officially closed for this week's high school football game of the week. fans voted for ocalontis school. we will have a preview tomorrow night and bring you the highlights on the 10:00 news over on ktvu channel 2 news. and update your own football highlights at ktvu.com. it may end up part of our sports coverage tomorrow at 10:00. >>> a story of survival has a happy ending. a hiker mussing six days in the dessert -- missing six days in the desert. >>> bay area news at 7:00 is on air and on-line. if there is no tv nearby watch us on the web. we are streaming live at ktvu.com . >>> grape harvest has officially begun. the cooler than unusual summer overa
KICU
Mar 10, 2011 7:00pm PST
golden gate bridge into tiburon. another camera spotted the lamborghini in the china basin. apparently this means came down from the roof to steal the car in the car is valued at a quarter million dollar. >>> if you thought the h1n1 flu virus was a thing of the past, think again. >> reporter: we are standing outside walgreens where the site invites people to protect their health with a flu shot buffer many people it is already too late. half of them have come down with the notorious h1n1 pay with a pharmacy inside it was not hard to find six people outside of walgreens. >> i have been sick for a couple days. >> reporter: what have you been feeling? >> night sweats, chills, sore throat, cough. >> it was something else. it was wall-to-wall people in there and the majority of them had the flu. >> there is a lot of anxiety going around. >> reporter: flu season is in full swing and half of patients are stricken with the h1n1 flu virus. >> there are all strains of influenza and the difference with h1n1 is it is a fairly new strain. we have a vaccine that covers it up. >> reporter: is treated
KICU
Oct 20, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. >>> the scene around san francisco's china basin will have a new addition and how this tent sets the stage for an upcoming holiday event. brain will make its way to the bay area. bill martin will tell us where we can expect it to be the strongest. >> the east bay regional park district has been awarded $10 million to upgrade and build bicycle and pedestrian trails and will extend the iron horse trail to the hacienda business park. the pathway from the oakland coliseum to 105th avenue will be built. there will be two additions to the san francisco bay trail. a pretty day you cannot beat. these coming days i think chief meteorologist bill martin made have other advice -- may have other advice. >> let's go to the computer model. if bob has made a pretty strong -- fog is pretty strong and is across most bay area neighborhoods. partly sunny and cooler tomorrow. clouds increase. by tomorrow night may be a sprinkle. clouds and as we get into saturday night and sunday sprinkles. sunday looks more significant. you see a big cool down. 60s and '70s along the coast. tomorrow is mostly in the 60
KICU
May 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. >> what would you do with $360 million? >> oakland's china town is a place where the images, flavors, writing and sounds are foreign to many, but there is a universal language. >> powerball. >> i will try my luck. >> you never know. >> the promise of 3$60 million has those who dear to dream, dreaming big. >> i would not want that amount to myself. >> would be happy to share. >> i think 20 million would do me. >> thank you. this is the winning ticket. >> this store in oakland's china town has had five fantasy winners. >> i hope i sell the jackpot winning ticket. >> it's going to be my dream come true. >> there's also a line at this store in san lorenzo. >> we had people coming all the way from san jose. >> they've had five super lotto winners here. >> and what could be luckier than buying your powerball ticket from a cashier named patricianiapa t ashgs -- patricia power. >> can either look at it as i lost my chance to $360 million, or save two bucks. >> ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the redwood city fire department says this morning's apartment fire had people running for their lives is be
KICU
Sep 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
project in its tracks. in oakland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a string of earthquakes hit china killing 60 people and injuring hundreds of others t. happened in a remote area of china where some of the country's poorest people lived. it is 4.8 to 5.6. the force of the quake blasted homes and triggered landslides. the death toll is expected to rise, aftershocks of held. >>> oakland police are investigating the city's 3rd fatal shooting in 24 hours t. happened after midnight -- it happened after midnight on 105th avenue in east oakland. a man was found with a gunshot wound and taken to the hospital where he later died. no arrest has been made. the man is oakland's 84th homicide. >>> the police are asking help from the public to find the gunman who threatened to kill a man and his pregnant girlfriend right in front of their 2-year- old son. 31-year-old jones and 28-year- old girlfriend, mills, were gunned down in their home. neighbors reported hearing shots and seeing two men in hooded sweatshirts running out of the home at 9:30 last night. friends and family members say the couple was expect
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Feb 16, 2011 7:00pm PST
of buddha today. it has been on loan from shanghai china for the last nine months. they are using a crane to take apart the statue that commemorates shanghaied's sister city relationship with san francisco. it will take about three days to dismantle the statue before it is sent back to china. >>> after a brief lull in the snow, you can see that the snow is falling, once again. >>> the menlo park fire district got a chance to use this camera. coming up, an exclusive look at what they shot and what they learned. >>> i am still watching a few showers right now. coming up, the next round of heavy rain moves in and i will let you know a few raindrops will stick around this weekend. >> about a dozen people rallied outside the state building in san francisco today to protest smartmeters. they say they want the utilities commission to stop pg&e from installing the meters which use radio waves. opponents claim that smartmeters cost -- cause health problems and pg&e says there is no basis for the claims. >>> tomorrow marks one year to the date that a plane crashed in east palo alto killing th
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Oct 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
is a perception that oakland is not as safe as it could be or should be sin china town is located in oakland. >> providing the combination of piece of mind and muscles. former police officers know too well of the impact have had on the city. >> it is going to be a long time for those numbers ever catch up. i think the short term and mid range solution to this is a private solution. >> according to the city's crime statistics, there were 800 crimes reported in broadway and harrison. the majority of crime was theft and armed robberies. >> a lot of people would say, oh my god, you are in oakland. >> three years ago -- surveillance cameras will soon be hold in china town streets and that's combined with patrol. >> reporter: after 5:00 crimes pick up in the neighborhood. in oakland patti lee ktvu channel 2 news. >>> halloween is almost here, in five minutes we'll tell you about operation boo and how bay area law enforcement is trying to protect children from predators. the high-tech cameras photo graph and store 8 license plates per minute and about 44, 000 per day. richmond's police bega
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Jan 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
ranked no. 6 in world economies testimony u.s. and china are no. 1 and 2 respectively. >>> linked in is expanding its region, the online networking sight has signed a lease for 57,000 square feet of office space. the move was a sign that san francisco is the innovation capitol of the world. >>> it's about to open its own luxury hotel. the precede owe is learning the officers quarters into a 22 room in at the cost of about $11 million. the precede owe trust is under an agreement with federal government to become financially self sufficient by next year. some say room rates reaching $350 a night are too high for national park. >> national park one would think target both of the average visitors, which i would think have rates below that. >> precede owe says it hopes to build a bigger hotel at the former military base. the end precede owe set to open on april 1st. >> this is a public works crew or is it? police say a group disguising themselves as workers may be moving the ploy to pull off major copper theft. >>> cash becomes critical. the candidates flush with funds and how money may i
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Aug 13, 2010 7:00pm PDT
sex couples can start getting married at 5 p.m. wednesday. >>> merchants in oakland's china town are taking new steps to protect their businesses from crime. including private security patrols. the bay citizen newspaper reports that the oakland china town chamber of commerce plans to hire security guards to patrol that district, and some guards may be armed. many businesses are also installing surveillance cameras outside their shops. business leaders say they are concerned about street crime and the lay off of 80 oakland police officers. the private security guard could be on patrol as early as next month. the south bay easel company know hospital has announce -- camino hospital has announced 140 layoffs. officials say they will take place in october and affect all levels from nurses to administrative assistants. the hospital cites soring operational expenses but according to a report, el camino is operating in the black and will have more than $30 million in the bank at the end of the year. it's now day 44 without a state budget in california. and the governor's cameo in a new acti
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Aug 16, 2012 7:00pm PDT
practice at a season opener against nevada september 1st. >>> a massive bronze belt from china has a new home here in the bay area. celebrity martin yen reported the 1800 in san francisco's west field shopping center. the bell will be installed above the bar. it was in china for a budest temple but it turned out to be too heavy for the third floor tower. >>> a new discovery is putting parks employees under more scrutiny. . >>> cooler temperatures are on the way for the week end and chief meteorologist phil martin is tracking conditions that could lead to scattered thunderstormers. >>> and if you're on the go or away from your tv, you can still watch ktvu news casts live on your computer, smart phone or tab let. get the app or go to ktvunews.com what do you think of this one? really? what's this? this is a rose i made from a turnip. let's try together. perfect. two worlds that fit in one kitchen. come in today and save up to 20% on a kitchen from ikea. . >>> the california parks department is facing new criticism tonight. the state controller's office says it has uncover paid roll dis
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Sep 8, 2011 7:00pm PDT
years, the line could take riders all the way to china town, but the project sparked a war of words at city hall. san francisco's muni line connects bay view and sunnydale, it could extend through union square, also finally through china town. >> it is a fabulous idea, we need transportation to that area. >> reporter: but now the city attorney who is running for mayor wants to stop the expansion because the cost has increased a billion to 1.6 billion. >> there is questions about the ridership projections, and questions about the ability to connect communities, which is the original reason for the project. >> political words, but also it is not for the future of san francisco. >> mayor ed lee says that herrera is playing politics. >> for somebody at this late stage, saying it is not where it needs to go, they are misleading the public. this is a good project, and when people put it in the short term context of perhaps a mayor's race, they do the public a disservice. i mean we have to make sure we're protecting taxpayer dollars long-term. >> riders are pleased with the project, but cauti
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May 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
opened next year. >>> critics of a progress to extend san francisco's subway system to china town are trying to stop the program. the $1.7 billion program has been denounced. it is said toothy the project--it is said that the project is dependent on fed ram programs. >>> a piece of art of was shown for $119,000,000.6789 it was painted in 1895. the painting was sold to an un-december closed- -un-disclosed buyer. former highest sold item was sold in 2010. >>> how the unused money on your old tickets can help out charities. >>> you may have noticed a drop in temperatures. maybe we'll have a chance for showers tomorrow. >>> and you can watch bay area news at 7:00 on your computer or mobile device. we are streaming live for you at www.ktvu.com. [ banker ] mike and brenda found a house that they really wanted. it was in my sister's neighborhood. i told you it was perfect for you guys. literally across the street from her sister. [ banker ] but someone else bought it before they could get their offer together. we really missed a great opportunity -- dodged a bullet there. [ banker ] so we ta
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Dec 20, 2011 7:00pm PST
natural environment. tigers in the wild live in russia and china. >>> the ncaa hit today ohio state university for a scandal that took down the school's former head football coach. they received a one year ban on bowl games and a reduced scholarships. players the scandal also sparked the firing of the coach who now new york works for the innap lis colts. >>> now, a link between a winning season and low r grades for male students. in the years where the team was big winners, grades were lower. >>> tonight starts eight nights of celebration for jews around the world. we'll take you to a special san francisco event that also honors a bay area music legend. >>> freezing temperatures, frost and fog, bill martin tells us they're all in the forecast. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? we talked about getting a diamond. but with all the thank you points i've been earning... ♪ ...i flew us to the rock i really had in mind. ♪ [ male announcer ] th
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Jul 18, 2011 7:00pm PDT
eckstadt includes indonesia, hong kong, and china. >>> but didn't phone hacking scandal claimed another career and life. another news reporter was found dead in his home today. today they say that the debt is not suspicious. amy kellogg reports. >> reporter: scotland yard's number 2 was forced to resign. the latest casualty of the phone hacking scandal, less than 24 hours after the commissioner himself steps down. they'd say seen on would be a distraction . and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest . she was arrested by police sunday after she voluntarily had gone in for questioning. her lawyers say she wants answers about her arrest. >> the convictions of rebecca, she is not guilty be the position of the metropolitan police is as easy to understand. >> reporter: the prime minister is on official business in africa. andy kohlson stepped down in january and was arrested last week. >> no wind can argue that the work he did in government was inappropriate or bad -- no one can argue. >> reporter: rupert murdoch will appear before a parliamentary panel to answer questions to
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Apr 4, 2011 7:00pm PDT
the roof ripped off and aloha airlines 737, a flight attendant was sucked to her death. a china air 737 crashed, killing 225. the faa fined southwest three years ago for failing to inspect the fuselage cracks. huyett says failures are rare. >> they will happen. >> reporter: he expects the faa will require thorough and more frequent inspections on airliners. >>> a former star for the golden state warriors will be inducted into the basketball hall of fame. he and nine others were elected to day. he was a standout at st. john's before being drafted by the warriors in 1985. among others are stanford women's basketball coach tara van derveer and dennis rodman. >>> one company is set for a supersize hiring that could change the jobless rate overnight. >>> and sunday area temperatures could get as much as 10 degrees tomorrow. meteorologist rosemary orozco will tell us which neighborhood will be the coldest. >>> if there is no tv nearby, you can watch bay area news at 7:00 on your computer. we are streaming live on the web at ktvu.com. >> people in marin county are trading their cars or bik
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Jan 26, 2011 7:00pm PST
china has done more to create new jobs and he once 80% of our nation's power to come from clean energy sources by the year 2035. >> in san francisco's seven dozen protesters including the raging grannies rallied today and they say social security cuts will throw millions of people into poverty. they are calling for a major jobs program to provide what they call real stimulus for the economy. >>> the federal reserve met today but did not adjust interest rates and confirmed a $600 billion bond buying program that they hope to stimulate the economy. on wall street today stocks caused a milestone. the dow traded above 12,000 did gain eight-point. the nasdaq picked up 20. >>> netflix announced today that another 3.1 million people signed up for its dvd and online service. the company said fourth-quarter growth outpaced estimates and they earned $0.37 a share. >>> we are getting a first look tonight at a homeless counts. they conduct the homeless census every two years and it suggests about 1500 people are living outdoors, down from about 1902 years ago. homeless advocates did -- 1900
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Nov 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
drizzle event of more than anything. >>> happening now typhoon haiyan making its way to china. it is said to be one o f the strongest storms to ever made land fall with wind speed of 70 miles per hour. the storm landed on several small coastal town. the storm killed 13 people in vietnam and injured dozens of others. in the meantime the scale of devastation in the philippines is still coming in focus tonight. 2 to 3 million people have lost their home. that numb expected to rise, perhaps 10, 000 o more. organizations are responding with food and water. here in the bay area, the filipino community is jumping into action and raising money and supply. >> the hope is that people will get now and through the holidays even with other causes competing for their attention and dollars. >> we need to rebuild home and schools and hospitals. >> maryland is ceo of the filipino network. her brother was discovered alive this morning. >> my brother were missing and he and his wife, my nephew >> when they came out of the home, they said bodies unclaimed and they don't know who's going to get them. >> she's
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Dec 9, 2010 7:00pm PST
steel decks and power segments in china. from that point on, steel deliveries have arrived on time or ahead of schedule. when they summed up what many drivers have been saying over the years. >> good. they have been working on it forever. >> reporter: on monday, commuters will see crews beginning to hoist up the 3rd steel tower section that arrives on sunday. from there, caltrans says crews will work nonstop until christmas. in oakland, back to you. >>and you can find more coverage of the bay bridge redesign by clicking on the tab of the top of our home beige ktvu.com -- page ktvu.com. >>> blocking traffic in oakland late this afternoon. interstate 880 before the split with 980. they say two cars collided. one of them on its side. one person died at the scene. a second person was taken to highland hospital with major injuries. the accident blocked three lanes while the cornor responded to the scene. >>> they do not know what caused a power outage that forced it to burn fuel for most of the day. the officials say a electrical switching station caught fire near martinez at 10:30 this mo
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Oct 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
walking out, i realize where he is. he hit the international terminal at china southern air. must be amazing. you see this old chinese man go -- >> patrick dempsey. >> any truth to the rumor you're taking over "50 shades of grey"?
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Jul 22, 2013 7:00pm PDT
series of earthquakes in china left 89 people dead and more than 600 others are injured and tens of thousands of buildings are damaged. the larger of the quake magnitude of 5. 9 followed by an hour of 5. 6 quake. rob roth explain a police offics not able to respond when his alarm went off. >> looks like spent a lot of time here. >> the school's buildings were broken into. >> they broke this one that had a padlock on it and we desktops on these two. >> what's so disappointing, i mean how could anybody steal from children. >> it happened just after 1:00 here at the academy, kindergarten through eighth grade school, school officials say the thieves cut a hole in the school's fence and use break the windows and handles. >> it is devastating because our students rely on those devices to be access the internet and doing research. >> the alarm system did go off but the police officer was investigating another school alarm that was going off at the same time. district officials are unclear if this was a coordinated break in. the principal at melrose estimated of the value of the lost is app
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Apr 8, 2013 7:00pm PDT
business leaders and state officials to open a privately funded trade office in shanghai. >> china has become our number one tourist market this year. it's the fastest growing over seas market that we have so it's a fantastic time that we have to go leverage to get in front of the media and travel trade. >> the governor plans to sign a pack with the chinese government that would help reduce the country's greenhouse gas emissions. >>> quarterly revenues of 5. 8 billion and profits that exces . but, it shares our down slightly. >>> as for the broader market t the dou is at 48. new figure shows the quality of arl travelers of the u.s. remains about the same. this is according to the airline quality rating report put together at purdue wichita university. industry insiders said bragging rights helps stimulate competition. >> it's good for customers because that competitive environment usually helps fare and help customer service as well. >> this year -- delta and frontier and southwest. >>> the airline is the only one to fly non stop between san francisco. the airline is expected to carry
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Dec 23, 2013 7:00pm PST
. china mobile is twice the size of the u.s. population. apple stock was up today closing at $570 a share. another record setting day. the dow gained 73. the nasdaq had a 1% surge and the s&p9 points. >>> the target breach affected 40 million customers. >> reporter: a lawsuit was filed from jennifer kirk. she said they failed to maintain reasonable practices. her lawyer tells ktvu his phone has been ringing off the hook. >> it is not surprising. target has an obligation to protect shoppers. i am not surprised there are eager beavers at the trough. shoppers are violated and less trustful. >> i asked the cashier, is it safe? >> reporter: they feel shaken. >> you just expect it to happen. i want to just bring cash displ . >> i am checking to see if i am on my way to destitution. >> reporter: some customers are feeling forgiving. >> they made a mistake. they will correct it, and everyone will learn from it. >> it. >>> if you had hoped to burn logs on christmas eve, there is another spare the air alert. that means it is illegal to burn wood inside or outside. only those depending on a pe
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May 17, 2012 7:00pm PDT
-old beau hu. he was visiting the bay area from china. he was struck by a mercedes benz. officers are look for a 2012cls500, 550, or 63. >>> police are expected to canvas a neighborhood today, warning neighbor and businesses after possible identity theft, after a letter carrier was assaulted on tuesday and had three trays of mail stolen. >>> continuing coverage now of facebook's ipo, the hottest public offering of the year and one of the bilgest ever. facebook priced its stock at $38 per share. the price will go up or down from there depending on how much investors like it. facebook has been a company for 8 year, and its ceo wears a hoodie, but the ipo is expected to create instant millionaires, and that $38 per share makes the company worth somewhere north of $10 billion. >> reporter: how did facebook arrive at $38 per share? >> that's a complicated negotiation, a negotiation with a bunch of investment banks that are handling, a negotiation with the press, which makes it exciting. >> reporter: though that's a huge premium for a an advertising-based service -- >> they raised their off
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Apr 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
regular cell phones. the latest trend shows growth in market such as china and india. samsung and apple are the top make teres of cell phones. >>> on wall street stock -- living social is asking millions of its users to reset their passwords. saying names and e-mail addresses and dates of birth and equipped password are all access in the attack. >>> the san francisco -- the project will include 37 units of housing. the developer will also restore the 1920 theater as a single screen and preserve the art ex ex ter ex to yor. >>> george jones who died today at the age of 81. >> the grammy winner had number 1 hit in every decade from the 1950s. off stage jones was known for his lavish spending and years of drugs and alcohol abuse. he was admitted to the hospital last week with a fever. >>> pop singer nicki is a ly apparently ready for the big screen. american idol judge -- she says acting was her first love. >>> she's only 17, she was given the proceeding genius award, our carol is talking to this remarbleable woman and how she can help our children. >> earlier this week she was in chicago.
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