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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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KICU
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"?
KICU
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
KICU
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
KICU
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
KICU
Oct 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
you can expect for tomorrow and who will be dealing with a frost advisory. >>> in china five people were killed and dozens injured when a car plowed in the square area. the driefr and two passengers and two tourists were killed. officials have not said whether the crash was an accident or some sort of terror attack. hundreds of civilians were killed during the government crack down. >>> doctor conrad murray is out of jail. the doctor was sentence to four years in jail but served two. it is uncertain if murray will be able to practice medicine again because his license has been suspended and provoked in three states. >>> the university says they have already spent more than $6 million on attorneys fees for sandusky. he was found guilty last year of a 45 count with sexual assault with minor. he's currently appealing that ruling. >>> celebrity chef guy ferry took a break from the kitchen today testified of his stolen lamborghini. >> his testimony today went something like this. >> it was his $250, 000 lamborghini like this one. wade is accused of stealing fieri's car at the dealership
KICU
Nov 12, 2010 7:00pm PST
shareholders. >> the increase takes effect next year. on wall street a new push to rein in china's overheating economy dragged the stock lower. san francisco's fisherman's wharf is busy tonight with fishermen getting ready for the start of big crab season. the crab boats will be up to drop their pots at 6:00 a.m. on sunday morning. prescribed should be on the dock and ready to buy as early as monday. the recreational crabbing season is already open. and they say the crab population has bounced back. >> one bay area charity that feeds the hungry said they are short on donation as the thanksgiving holiday draws near. they say they only have six turkeys of harvard they need 150 of them were it thanks giving food giveaway. they also meet all of the other trimmings. the donors may be waiting for the last minute to give because their wallets or thinner. the facebook may soon expand its reach in its quest to best google's gmail. it's a perfect ending for the regular season in high school football. we're going to have a live report on football next. the clear skies across in terry -- the e
KICU
Nov 13, 2013 7:00pm PST
demand in china. it is down 10% in afterhours training. the markets across again. the do you rose 70 points, the investors responded to macy's for holiday spending. >>> netflix is giving everyone a makeover. the new design is rolled out to people who connect to the video service through blu-ray players. they call the new menu more intuitive with details and a link to facebook. >>> people in san ramoan felt the earth move today. the third smallest earthquake in that area in two days. the quake may be small but they are getting noticed. >> just as the workday was beginning here, 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook the ground. the third small quake since yesterday. >> it is kind of scary. you know, we were talking about the '89 quake and it gets you thinking. you know, we are hoping it is the end of it. >> yes. it was just a boom and then it was over. yes. i was sitting on my bed. i was cushioned. >> she says it was fickle. >> they could be on one side of the road and they don't feel it and the other person can can feel it two houses down. >> i did not feel it. the only reason, my channel 2a
KICU
Feb 10, 2014 7:00pm PST
shot up for a record high. shares closed at $196. palo alto got a boost when china announced subsidies for electric cars. tesla stock fell as much as 40% in november after some car fires happened after accidents. >>> well street managed to post modest gains today. the dow ended up seven points, nasdac did better with a 22 point rise. investors are looking ahead to new head chair's public comments tomorrow. >>> yahoo is dealing with the fall out from another e-mail outage. an unknown number of the companies 100 million users were unable to log on to their e-mail accounts today. a yahoo spokeswoman said that service was restored by afternoon but didn't say what caused the problem. a five day outage back in december prompted many people to abandon yahoo and get new e- mail providers. then la month, yahoo servers were hacked and some users passwords were stolen. >>> actor and commedian chris katan is facing a dui charge after his car slammed into a highway construction truck on a los angeles freeway. the former saturday night live cast member crashed his mercedes on highway 101 e
KICU
May 13, 2011 7:00pm PDT
service this summer with the first park closure in september. >> the view from china camp is beautiful, but now that the state needs to close 70 of their 278 parks, this summer is the last time here that people will be able to enjoy it. >> it would be a great loss to our community here. it's a beautiful place to come and be. >> we can't continue to manage our system as we have been with the budget that we have. it's just a reality. >> in march the governor slashed the state budget by $11 million for this fiscal year, and $22 million for next year. today officials named 70 parks that will completely close. this statement by the governor, closing state parks is not something that we take joy in. but people using the park says that it's time corporations stay up so parks can remain open. >> like some of the big oil companies that get off without paying. >> we need to tax everyone so we can retain valuable things to us. >> and we posted the complete list of parks on the hit list on our website www.ktvu.com. scroll down to the right now section. >>> police targeted 50 areas in the city incl
KICU
Jun 10, 2011 7:00pm PDT
forum says apple employed 1 million people in china, and only 50,000 in thitis. in thitis -- in the united states. only 2% are black, 4% latino and only one in four are women. the group wants apple to spend some of its profits to educate the minority communities to take part in the high tech community. >>> bittersweet graduation ceremonies today. 43 seniors graduating from the school of the deaf. 86% will go to college in the fall. tom was on hand today to rename one of the campus buildings for superintendant hank cloping. he is retiring after the school year is over after 36 years of leading the school. students and teachers say he will be deeply missed. >>> graduation time for the class of the great recession. the class of 2011 enters college just before the economic downturn and pow find it's tough -- and now find it's tougher than expected to get a job but they are better off than most people looking for a job this day. maria got an economic degree from georgetown university but her prospects are not what she hoped they would be. >> at the moment i'm a professional dog walker. i
KICU
Feb 3, 2014 7:00pm PST
slowdown in manufacturing in the u.s. and concerns of a slowdown in china . >>> janet yellen was sworn in as chair of the federal to preserve. she's the first woman to hold that position in the central banks 100 year history. yellen did not make any public comments but has indicated she prefers to be called chair, not chairwoman. she's a professor emeritus at uc berkeley. >>> ftc officials unveiled a new plan to use wireless trek apology to reduce vehicle deaths. officials announce steps to require all new cars and light trucks to communicate with each other. the technology is called vehicle to vehicle or v2 v. if a car prep lead changes lanes and moves into another vehicle's blind spot in the driver would be alerted. >> b2b has the potential to help drivers avoid 70-80% of vehicle crashes involving unimpaired drivers. >> federal officials say the technology is still a few years away from being perfected and hope to propose the new regulations by 2017. >>> a state agency is ordering google to move its floating barge from the site near treasurer eileen saying the permits needed were not ob
KICU
Aug 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
immigrated from mexico followed by china and fill feens. >>> an an annual event in yosemite national park that's helping to reduce human bear encounters. >> under this bill, the annual apple picking event in yosemite national park today is a fun event with a serious purpose. volunteers and visitors remove apples from the park's historic orchards so the fruit doesn't attract some of the park's 500 black bears. >> it helps keep bears away from the campers and the cars and from breaking in and causing damage. >> the current village orchard is near camp site stables. ktvu shot numerous pictures of their share and there were several sightings today. >> quite a few bears before we had the program that we do now. >> one bear rummaged through the north pine camp ground last night. >> looked outside the tent, and he was just kind of strolling across the campground and off into the bush he is went. >> what was your reaction. >> we're always excited to see bear sgls we were very excited to see one, and i was very happy that we were in the car. >> apple picking started in 1998 when bear human encount
KICU
Apr 12, 2012 7:00pm PDT
china and improving outlook for the bay area. google announced that two for one stock split after the closing bell. investors have been asking for the split it's unclear when it will happen. new shares will come with a voting right. it's designed. gagged stock closed at $651. california high speed rail took another step forward. the authority in charge of the project improved revisions that will down size the forward train budget. the authorities set the price tag of $68 billion now for that rail project that linked san francisco and los angeles. the state legislature has until august 31st to authorize voter approved bonds to begin construction. long awaited to the south bay is no longer this shovel ready. the shovels got to work today. >>> the crowd of dignitariys dug in to the station in san jose. the ten mile long silicon valley will connect south fremont with north san jose. it will be funded by state and federal dollars sales tax hike. the project is expected to generate 18,000 jobs including 2500 in construction. >> the construction industry is about one third unemployment.
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Oct 14, 2013 7:00pm PDT
well. >>> the threat of a bart strike forced him to postpone trip to china. he spent the day urging both sides to reach an agreement. stay with ktvu for bart updates, we'll bring you of the latest tonight at 10:00 news and we start early tomorrow at 4 a.m. and you can follow the development on our facebook page and twitter and www.ktvu.com. >>> now, we learned of the name of the victim, police were called to the area of 21st bartlett street. a man suffering from at least one gun shot wound, they performed cpr but he died at the scene. the victim has been identify as maurice white of san francisco. >>> and rue ban has more of the man who died and what caused the accident. >> reporter: for those that worked here the death is devastating. . the job site were shut down. >> when something like this happens sh everybody feels it very attached and like i said, i was almost nauseous this morning when i heard it. >> it happened at 6:30 this morning. a drive unload his truck and a bundle of bars came crushing in and he was rush to the hospital but it was too late and he died of his injuries.
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Feb 18, 2011 7:00pm PST
. >> reporter: the parade begins at 2nd and market and runs through china town where restaurants are expected to be packed tomorrow night. >> we are already prepared, everything. we expect a lot of people coming. >> reporter: numerous streets will be closed tomorrow, so the best advice is to take public transportation. the parade begins at 5:15, rain or shine. channel 2 news. >>> and as rob mentioned, you can watch the parade live here at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow night. we will host. and we will be streaming the parade live online at ktvu.com. >>> part of san francisco's fort was briefly evacuated this morning when a park visitor came across some marine flairs. that person contacted san francisco police. crews used a backhoe to dig a hole. they are usually used to send disstress signals at sea. >>> how a little robot that acts like a small bird has taken the art of spying to new heights. >>> we could see big changes by the end of the weekend. mark will have your forecast. >>> alaska airlines is set to offer bay area travelers a few more flights to hawaii this spring. beginning june 5th, th
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Mar 20, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. warning about future growth in china particularly the energy and industrial, the dow lost 68 points. nasdaq shed 4. >>> apple has sold 3 million new ipads since they went on sale friday. but the new gadget may be too hot. apple's comment some places the tablets run hot using athermal imaging camera reported temperatures as high as 160 degrees. apple released a statement saying the device posed no serious burn concerns. >>> happening now, the walnut creek city council discussing a major long term expansion plan. the proposal would increase the mall size by about a third over the next 10 to 20 years. it would include 300,000 square feet of new retail space to residential units and under ground parking garages. no decision being made tonight estimated could bring walnut creek more than $2 million. >>> this comes on the same day manning signed with denver broncos -- we told you about that big sign. we'll have that news coming up for you in a just a minute. >>> a show down is moving in san jose between the city and hundreds of exotic birds in her home. gives us a look inside and tells us
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Aug 13, 2012 7:00pm PDT
extend service from china town to north beach. construction is expected to tyke four months. >>> a long-running bay area community theater group may be making its final curtain call. for years the city of martinez has subsidized the willow theater company. the willow group has been facing financial challenges and has been considering shutting down. the martinez city council plans to discuss the future of the theater at a meeting on wednesday. >>> an estimated 80 thousand homeowners around our state are about to receive a new bill for fire protection. the new fee in rural areas is being met with some opposition. >> in the small rural community of sial we found a number of homeowners upset about the fire prevention bill they are about the receive. >> i think since we already pay a fee to the county for fire prevention, why are we having a state fee on top of that? i think it's more the principle of it. >> many consider it a tax. >> i think it's a very neek ski way for the state to get some money. >> others like craig rice support the fee. he spent the day cleerg brush around his property.
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Aug 11, 2010 7:00pm PDT
trade deficit and slow down of industrial growth in china and renewed pessimism about how much they can bolster the economy. the doubt dow dropped 265 points and beat nasdaq fell 68- point. >>> following the closing bell, the company posted quarterly corn at the met earnings but revenues fell short -- quarterly earnings but revenues fell short. >>> they will provide $3 billion of aid to homeowners facing foreclosure helping the unemployed stay in their home and another 1 billion pesetas and four mortgage loans. >>> the autoworkers left jobless got an invitation to the job fair today and we report from the fairgrounds in pleasanton. >> the lines spilled out the door, a hot ticket items, eighth chance to talk with representatives from telsa motors. >> we are ready to get back to work. >> reporter: when the nummi plant closed marking the end of an era, 4700 people lost their jobs. >> i was sad, very depressed. >> reporter: this woman worked at nummi for many years priscian along with 3,000 others are attending it this job fair held exclusively for x nummi employees. tesla is ramping up. >>
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Aug 3, 2010 7:00pm PDT
shipped in from china and would have been worth $100 million if they were the real deal. >> counterfeitting badly undermines the united states economy. it robs americans of jobs. it stifles innovation. and it promotes crime. >> reporter: the investigation began in december, 2007, when inspectors at the port of oakland interpreted what they call a -- enter septembered what they call a suspicious shipping container bound for a fisherman's wharf store. that led to a two year undercover operation in which agents raided eight different wharf store and arrested 10 store owners and clerks. this store is next to one of the alleged counterfeit outlets. he said it hurt the walk in business. >> a lot of times they ask me if the mids is the real thing. if it's real canon, real sony. i have to prove myself. >> reporter: federal officials say 11 people, including two illegal immigrants, have been indicted on multiple counts of conspiracy, smuggling, and trafficking of counterfeit goods. permanents on those charges range as -- penalties range as high as 20 years in prison. in san franc
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Jan 6, 2011 7:00pm PST
build a ballpark and a possible trip to china. quan plans to hold press briefings every thursday. >>> on his 4th day in office jerry brown fulfilled a campaign promise to cut spending. staff members says the office of the secretary of education will be eliminated because it is redundant. meantime the new school chief declares a fiscal problem. budgets cremated california schools. >> we know how to help students learn we just need the financial resources to do it. we are in an emergency right now. >> rather he says tom turlikson is calling for a review of how funds are spent. >>> you will find more coverage including the link of the statement made today by san francisco's supervisor, shoe, under the politics tab at ktvu.com. >> on capitol hill in washington the new u.s. congress opened the first full day of work with a show of unity by reading the entire constitution out loud. >> we the people of the united states, in order to form a more perfect union -- >> all legislative powers here in granted shall be ... >> reporter: but the spirit did not last long. gop leaders released a re
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Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
in china town, just a light drizzle, but enough to bring out the rain coat and umbrellas. we may see more rain before the night is out. >>> that's right. the rain showers have been developing this evening twochlt weeks of dry weather -- 2 weeks of dry weather coming to an end today. nothing too impressed. you can see about a hundredth of an inch toward livermore, san jose, 2 hundreds of an inch. >> as you can see, on live storm tracker 2, some more activity and coverage developing. we'll begin up toward the north bay, the darker shades mean some accumulation for us. >> rainfall rate do pick up around daily city. >> moving parallel to the cost line right around half moon bay. >> the chance of a few thunderstorms, coming up for part of your friday, it will be dry and changes for your weekend. >>> happening now, san jose mayor was set to begin his speech just about 5 minutes ago. he's expected to pitch his sales tax increase to fund raises to city employees after years of frozen wages. ktv's reporter is inside of the she'll have a live report on the 10:00 news. >>> now to costa, cou
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Oct 6, 2011 7:00pm PDT
overseas to pay their respects. london, china, australia, people brought flowers and messages. >>> there may not be another person alive who impacted modern technology as much as steve jobs. more on his legacy and where you can view some of his early work coming up in 12 minutes. >>> more rain through the bay area today. the cameras caught people scurrying this morning as the skies opened up and people had to break out their umbrellas. the city saw half an inch of the rain system. we will have the totals for the rest of the bay area and the chances for more rain coming up in 15 minutes. >>> protesters are upset about the fashion's financial system marched again today in downtown san francisco. about 100 people gather inside front of the federal building on mission street. the rally was organized by a group called october -- october 2011. >> i am in debt for student loans and i can not find a reasonably job that will create a future for me. i am still waiting tables. >> reporter: many of them camped out on the street until this morning when the police ordered them to take down
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Nov 10, 2010 7:00pm PST
. economy and is taking a shot at china for keeping currency low to benefit chinese exporters. >>> assistance are getting hammered following the latest earnings reports. the dow fell 12%. cisco earned $0.02 per share more than analysts expected but the company has lowered its revenue projections for the next quarter. both the dow and nasdaq closed with modest gains. there was a late rally and the nasdaq gained 15 points. >>> a group of former long-term employees sued triple a today. they say there is a statewide campaign to get rid of older sales agents beat together the employees have over 209 years of service. aaa says they are committed to diversity. it's been five is reviewing the lawsuit and is confident it will prevail in court. >>> 23,000 google employees will get a nice gift. the company is rewarding them with pay raises of at least 10% and there are bonuses. as robert honda reports it seems to be part generosity and part strategy. >> reporter: san francisco state university has one of the top engineering programs. he is encouraged to seek feet to rc top companies such
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Aug 23, 2012 7:00pm PDT
pound and a half and his heart and lungs are strong. the giant pandas are on loan from china where there are only 1600 left in the wild. >>> we'll tell you about his olympic size birthday challenge in a hotel swimming pool. >>> and we're tracking more fog and drizzle this evening but chief meteorologist bill martin will let us know what t . >>> tropical storm isaac is on course to strike the caribbean sometime tomorrow. the u.s. military postponed hearings at gaun gaun cube baa due to the storm. in miami today people stocked up on gas and groceries. isaac could hit florida monday as a category 1 hurricane. law enforcement officials say they're concerned the storm could leave them short staffed for convention security. . >>> our chief meet rols bill martin for the past few days have been saying not a lot of major changes, but you did mention sprinkles. >> some drizzle showing up in the coast. i think it'll be that way again tomorrow morning. more of the same. gasia points out that the weather pattern has been struggling and that's how it goes forward here into the bay area weekend. temper
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Jan 21, 2011 7:00pm PST
along with women from tiawan and china who they believe were prostitutes. >> this this case 10 -- in this case 10 women were identified and all but one were taken into custody. >> those kinds of things uncheckd and if you are not able to get under them can lead to crimes of violence, things that degrade a neighborhood. >> it is san ongoing investigation. the police are looking into another cities in the bay area. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> facebook today raised new speculation that it may go public year. the site confirmed it raised $1.4 billion from private investors. under securities and change commission rules they require a privately held company to make their financial reports public by the end of 2012. books open for skraot tphaoe. facebook may decide the time is right to issue a stock offering. >>> strong earnings from general electric help lift the dow to the 8th straight gaining week. the dow rose 49 and the nasdaq dropped 14 in part of poor results from advanced microdevicessism the berkeley humane society is rising from the ashes and reopening following a deva
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Dec 20, 2013 7:00pm PST
has climbed to 17 this year. yesterday, a pedestrian was killed in china town. the big issues is running red lights and speeding and especially during the holiday seasons, drinking and driving cht . we have new information of 12 pit bulls discovered. today investigators said they're convinced that dogs were used for fighting. animal control tells us that the dogs show signs of untreated injuries including bite marks. investigators is still trying to prove 0001>>> the wild side is burning and could be fully contained by late tonight. 917 acres have burned and 14 homes have been destroyed and people have been evacuated are allow to be back in 14 homes have been destroyed and people have been evacuated are allow to be back in their homes tomorrow. >>> robert honda shows us of the strange similarities of the alleged crime and revealed of the suspect's extent criminal history. >> a family charged of two similar charges. 29-year-old maza raped a young woman and attempted to rape another woman in october 1st in the same area at the exact same time at night. >> the scene of the crime and
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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