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Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >>> made in china and soon they will benefit thousands of commuters in the bay area. rob roth has a look at the outsourcing job. >> reporter: the new bridge pieces are each half the size of a football field. they will be used as roadway decks, they go where the eastern section now ends. >> reporter: in a huge factory in china today, east and west were making toast, workers put the final touches on the eastern span. this will be the last shipment manufactured in china. >> this closes out for china. shifts the focus entirely here to san francisco bay and marks really -- entering the home stretch. >> reporter: the first sections weigh 5,000 tons and are expected in three weeks. americans are constructing the bridges the decks and the tower are made in china. the outsourcing saved taxpayers $400 million. >> one of the great advantages the china firm had over any competitors is the size of their facility to get the work done quickly. >> reporter: it has drawn criticism. they earn $12 a day according to the new york times. >> any jobs that can be given to the local area i am allfore. >> r
FOX
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm PST
department just -- has confirmed the boy's identity. >>> as china town celebrate it is lunar new year. the city cracks down on illegal garage dumping. why the next two weeks are so important to store front owners here. >>> and i'll show you which cities could obtain temperatures in the 70s. shift your weight forward onto the left foot. take the right leg up, holding the inner arch of the foot... introducing instant action alerts, only from chase. left arm up... manage your account and help avoid overdrafts with a click of a button. just reply to the alert with how much you want to transfer. inhale, all the way up... so you always stay in balance. ...to crescent pose. chase what matters. just four more times. ♪ >>> bay area high school students are rallying effort for protesters in egypt. students from mission san jose high school lined mission boulevard today asking drivers to show their support in fremont. students have family members in egypt and say they felt inspired to do something here. >> i see that the government is really lost -- >>> some state lawmakers, members of th
FOX
Feb 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the business relationship between the united states and china was discussed today in sacramento. it focused on california growing its economy by exporting to china. >> quality. to the extent we have quality products, that bodes well for jobs in california. >> products made here cost more since california has higher labor standards and stricter environmental regulations than china. she thinks quality will entice chinese consumers. today's conference coincide with the viz of the chinese vice president. he arrived in los angeles today after spending time in iowa. he took a tour through part of los angeles today. 60% of the imports come from china. that equaled $120 billion. >>> new figures show the jobless rate fell. applications for unemployment benefits dropped by 13,000. it was the fourth drop in five weeks. 243,000 jobs were added last month. >>> twitter is about to make it easier for businesses to buy advertising. twitter announced a new system allowing you to manage campaigns. at first it will only be available to american express customers. >>> let's chec
FOX
Dec 6, 2011 6:00pm PST
business home here in china town and the mission, city supervisors say the communities need more time. >> reporter: all over china town the plastic bag is the way most pack up items for customers. china town community leaders say most here haven't even heard of the ban and have lots of questions. >> reporter: the supervisor who is sponsoring the law said a lot of the opposition is based on misinformation. >> one person saying -- he based is onto fact that in markets he wouldn't be able to have a bag for live animals or for wet food and that's not true. the law said that for that instance it would be exempt. >> reporter: also for produce, loose bulk items and restaurant doggie bags. restaurants at large pharmacy was banned in 2007. the new law would extend to all retailers and put a fee for paper bags. the supervisor favors the proposal but wants to give small businesses more time. >> there is been so little outreach done and it's really getting rushed through, lot of people, lot of consumers really aren't ready for this. >> reporter: one organization called savor its plastic bag said
FOX
May 2, 2013 6:00pm PDT
china town today. ktvu's mike mibach is live in oakland with the new clues investigators home to drum up by going door to door. mike? >> reporter: detectives said it was time to cross city lines. in my hand is a picture of the victim. this afternoon we were able to dig up new information in this case. we know that he worked a couple jobs in china town and two police say that this may not have been a random attack. that he could have been targeted. >> looking for information on this case here. >> reporter: police officers working the streets of oakland. >> if you think of anything give us a call. >> reporter: the victim, 32 years old. march 22 was when he was shot and killed. >> initial reports we believe that robbery was the reason why the crime was committed. but we developed other leads in the case. >> reporter: new leads that brought them to china town where they handed out flyers. it is here where he worked two jobs. >> do you recognize the guy? >> no. >> reporter: she lives in the neighborhood where he was killed. >> crime is up on our street. >> neighborhood that has a private s
FOX
May 20, 2015 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: that assault happened middle of the afternoon in china town and investigators indeed are not only looking for the attacker but looking for a good samaritan who dime the help of -- came to the help of the woman. >> reporter: on sunday, may 10, mother's day, this woman just exited a muni bus and was attacked. >> she was assaulted by black female. struck in the head twice. she did get off the bus and there was a good samaritan who came in contact with the victim and helped her sit down and recover at the scene till she walked home. >> reporter: police say three days later the family found her unconscious and she was taken to the hospital where she remains tonight. >> this is a very severe assault. very severe damage and injuries. she doesn't deserve that. and not only that she suffered. >> reporter: police were not notified till the family called them this past sunday. at this time they do not know what bus line she was on. officers say she travels from china town to japan town and back. >> the key is we need to speak to that good samaritan that helped her off the bus to sit dow
FOX
Feb 21, 2014 6:00pm PST
meeting that the government of china demanded be canceled. china considers the dalai lama to be sub versive. the dalai lama has talks scheduled tomorrow in san francisco, sunday in berkeley, and monday in santa clara. >>> well, is 49ers head coach jim harbaugh on the trading block? >> also ahead in sports, the secret strategy that tim lincecum used to get ready for spring training with the giants. . >>> mark's here now. lot of people talking about jim harbaugh. any truth to the chance he could leave? >> well, you know, the thing is that back in indianapolis, they are having these combines. so you got a lot of coaches, lot of team executives, so it's a hot bed for rumors. man, put them on fast forward, too. jim harbaugh and the 49ers are involved in the heaviest rumor today, as actually take a look at some of the activity as it went on, the big news involving the niners, supposedly considering trading harbaugh to the cleveland browns for several draft choices. the 49ers now vehemently deny the story. cleveland officials, this is where it's interesting, would not either confirm or den
FOX
Dec 25, 2010 6:00pm PST
square, the pontiff called for faith, peace and courage for catholics in china. the comments come amid tensions with the vatican offer the chinese government's insistence that only it has the right to appoint catholic leaders in china. >>> in sydney, australia, they were in swim cute suts and bikinis around a christmas tree in the sand where it reached 85 degrees. the seasons are reversed, where down understands, australians just welcomed summer. >>> in northwest pakistan, the pakistani taliban has complained responsibility for a female suicide bomber who killed herself and a crowd of civilians. j.? rotter damm, police arrested 12 somali nationals suspected of planning an eminent terrorist attack in the netherlands. islamic extremists have called for attacks against the netherlands following a right wing politician's statements that "islam is a facist ideology." >>> in ivory coast, the winner of the west african nation presidential elections came out of hiding and called on the incumbent president to step down. it was the first time alassane quatarra has appeared in public since bettin
FOX
Mar 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
says it paid out $4 billion to developers. a man in china downloaded the 25 25th billion app on his phone and he received a gift card worth $10,000. >>> yahoo is planning to lay off workers as a result of a restructuring. sources said all things d, cuts would be deep and could happen by the end of the month. it follow as shake up of top management and a 5% drop in income during the 1st quarter last year. >>> stocks started the week down on news china is cutting its growth targets. the dow is down 15 points to 12,963. the nasdaq is down 26 to 2,950. >>> identity threat and fraud are up 11% over the last 5 years in the bay area and short phone owners most at risk. 7% of smartphone users will be victims of identity theft, compared to nonsmartphone users. they lose more money than other identity theft victims and 25% will never know how their information was stolen. >>> a woman who had something so valuable stolen from her. >>> a report says cal state and uc schools would be more expensive than ivy league schools. >>> it was another warm day today but the fog is returning. we will see w
FOX
Nov 7, 2014 6:00pm PST
coast creating trade with the first americans, mexico and china. >> reporter: docked at pillar point in half moon bay and for the crew its top priority to edgeicate. >> i love -- educate. >> i love to see the light go on in their heads. we are the lab to their academics. >> this is still valid today. lady washington's job was to take cargo from boston around the world and trade it with chine saw and make a profit -- china and make a profit. >> he thrives on teaching the students. >> a continuation of history. history is valid and history has meaning. we are still doing the same things today. >> reporter: 226 years later sailors are teaching young americans about america. under the stars. and stripes. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> he looks so comfortable sitting on the boat on the ropes. >>> our weather now. our meteorologist mark tamayo. a great day to be on the water. nice out there. >> a little bit of a breeze. mike was saying he wanted the fog to come back in to add mystery to the scene. right now it is regrouping near the bay. it will be a factor tonight and tomorrow
FOX
Feb 12, 2015 6:00pm PST
india or china. so ports have a lot to do with our business. >> few months ago his supply chain slowed down. >> when i had my orders delayed my supplier said there is a port slow down. i thought he was making excuses. >> reporter: when he checked manifests he knew he might be in trouble. >> i have to order each memorial to speck. several months to get it. prepared in india or china and get it here. >> the date that the head stone is displayed is critically important. when the dates are missed it makes the grief more grievous. >> asian culture. greek culture. all over. everybody has their deadlines. when i take an order i know what the deadlines are. and i do everything within my power to meet it. with the slow down it is out of my hands. >> reporter: word of mouth determines almost all future business. >> each community is very close. the russian community. the asian community. and they talk between one another. >> reporter: again, reliable sources tell me the potential for an agreement between pablo -- between pacific maritime association and the longshoremen has not happened. tom vac
FOX
Oct 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
and the faa -- faa and air traffic controllers. >>> lee delayed his business trip to china and korea over concerns of b.a.r.t. strikes. >>> commuters are trying to map out their options if b.a.r.t. goes on strike. b.a.r.t. plans to charter about 200 buses that will run from nine east bay locations that you see here on your screen. the buses will run from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and drop off passengers near the san francisco transbay terminal on howard street. they will make return trips from san francisco between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. >>> ac transit says it will also provide additional buses unless its workers go on strike thursday. casual car pools is also an option. caltrans will extend car pool hours from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. contingency plans are under way. >>> ktvu.com has created a survival guide to help you find the best transit option for your commute. just log on to your home page and it's all right there at the top. >>> chuck reid joined the leaders of five other california leaders in filing papers seeking to get a pension reform initiative on next november's state
FOX
Mar 16, 2015 6:00pm PDT
china town. >> today not that many people coming in. >> it is been like that since he raised his prices to curve the new minimum wage hike approved last november. the minimum wage increase from $9 an hour to $12.25 an hour. >> tough time for us. i think we not going to make it. >> reporter: if he closes he will join 10 other restaurants that have shut down in part because of the increased minimum wage. many businesses layed off workers or cut their hours. restaurants operate on thin margins and owners are reluctant to raise prices. they are encouraging businesses to hang in there. >> we hope the city will help us. providing discounted parking and putting resources to promote businesses over all. including china town communities. >> the price of a patty gone up a dollar because of the minimum wage increase but so far no customer back lash. >> so far no troubling signs. traffic is steady. as compared to before the price increases that we have done. revenue is up, our crew noticed tips are up. >> the minimum wage will stay, some businesses may not. rob roth, ktvu fox 2 news. >>> san
FOX
Mar 11, 2014 6:00pm PDT
scope of the city. >> it looks like an older map. this is fourth and china basin. based on the pictures there's more development than what we're seeing. the horse shoe building it is in that area. >> this is two or three years old. you get the idea. that's the old industrial part of san francisco that's set up for mixed use. people living there. shopping facilities. next to the ballpark. the other thing to think about, you have the freeway, 280 and 80. a lot of folks are watching the fire and creating probably creating traffic issues when you get a plume like that. >> and this is almost a house keeping matter. we're getting information from sf muni there's 30s. a shuttle will provide service. 511 is a good option to help you get along with things are changing. the k and t line are under a that i, a shuttle will provide service. as we're giving you a live look. these two pictures give you a good illustration of what you can see from miles away across the bay. >> the smoke plume, it's not healthy to breathe any particulate matter from any fire. the plume, visually looks like it h
FOX
Feb 15, 2011 6:00pm PST
action. what the company did to address a recent string of suicides at a plant in china. >>> a form of street dancing created in the bay area. the motive behind the moves, wednesday on the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2 complete bay area coverage. ♪ atst fwa.ean ougog t bk. wi cseuidesi yr arho, u stnaa cte,hise a de. ougog t bk. wi cke sp rwd yr arho, >>> san francisco police released a sketch today of a man suspected of beating and stabbing a 16-year-old boy to death. police say this man is wanted for that attack on february 7th at ocean avenue and capital street shortly before 11:00 in the morning. victor yang died at the hospital following the attack. police say they still don't know what triggered the violence. >>> san francisco prosecutors are calling the operators of a now closed funeral home predators. today the district attorney's office announced theft charges against two men that ran funerals by washington. they are accused of misusing money that was prepaid for the funerals of seven people. >> i spent a lot of time putting money aside for their loved ones or themselves s
FOX
Nov 27, 2010 6:00pm PST
will take a thousand fold revenge. >> china is a country that has influence on north korea, one of the few, and i communicated before and we'll communicate against to china that it's important that they stand firm and make clear that there is a set of international rules that they need to apied by. >> president obama is talking about china's role in the north korea-south korea issue >>> in washington also today, a small group of protesters did demonstrate across from the white house calling for no new korean war. >>> in other news of the world tonight, a cargo plane crashed in karachi, pakistan. the russian plane wept down in a residential area shortly of a taking off from the karachi airport. the accident killed all eight members of the russian crew and set surrounding buildings on fire. one person on the ground was injured. it is believed that plane was headed to sudan. >>> mexican school children today released thousands of endangered turtles. they come to the coast of southern mexico every year to nest their eggs. environmentalists protect the nests until they can hatch and can
FOX
Jan 20, 2011 6:00pm PST
china's president during a press conference yesterday. senator yee said that limbaugh's acts were what sometime lines his pockets. and we'll look at how the chinese community is reacting. >>> and the former giant slugger has pled not guilty to ten charges of perjury. tomorrow bond's attorneys are expected to ask the judge to throw out evidence likely used. such as test results and other items seized from the balco drug investigation. that trial is expected to start in march. >>> on the road to recovery. representative gabrielle giffords is making more stride. what the congresswoman was able to do for the first time. >>> they are the only pair of identical twin sisters who enlisted into the army on the same day. find out why their mother gave them her blessing before she died. >>> and we're looking at your bay area weekend forecast, what you can expect in your neighborhood. >>> arizona congresswoman giffords took a few steps and has now made attempts as speaking. her husband mark kelly told reporters today that his wife was able to walk with some help and look out the window of her hosp
FOX
Jul 15, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: concern other crime and police lay offs is so high here at oakland's china town that some business have been talking about hiring their own security guards. but many think that security guards are not as effective as officers. >> we don't see any officers around here anymore. >> reporter: reporting live in oakland, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in about an hour, community organizers will hold a meeting which is open to the public to discuss whether to hold more rallies. the oakland general assembly for justice for oscar grant is hosting that meeting which starts at 7:00 p.m. tonight at the continental club in oakland. >>> to see all of those looting photos released bid police, just go to ktvu.com. >>> a 17-year-old turns himself in to clayton police today in connection with a string of street robberies. the teens surrendered just before noon. investigators say he's one of three suspects that are all members of the clayton high school football team. the teens are accused of stealing ipods and cell phones from other students walking down the street. >>> a state sena
FOX
Jul 8, 2013 6:00pm PDT
its own internal investigation. the parents of the two girls that died left shanghai, china, today for san francisco. they are among a group of relatives flying in the bay area and expected to arrive at 10:00 tonight. 141 of the 307 people on board that plane were chinese citizens. 34 of them were high school students. >>> and classmates in china are remembering the two young victims killed in saturday's crash. they held a candlelight vigil, writing 7/7, which was the date in china when the disaster struck. they wrote messages to the victims and sent them in the sky. >> reporter: we hope we can send the two who died our wishes and they will be in peace. >> reporter: officials at the school say this was the first time many students on this trip had been outside of china. >>> the two teen girls who were killed were headed to a summer camp in southern california. tonight, church officials say the camp is canceled. the girl were headed to west valley christian church in the san fernando valley to stay with host families, leaning english and american culture. members say they are devastated
FOX
Sep 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
off against more than a dozen other mayoral candidates. >> pay beautiful labor day weekend at china camp state park and the last one at china camp state park and others across the state. >> sarah palin may not be stumping for votes, but that doesn't stop her from speaking out today and what ideas will help the u.s. out of its economic crisis? >>> and the annual event to strikeout violence takes on added significance this year. the special guest at tonight's giant's game. . >>> bay area neighborhoods cooled off and coming up, the fog pattern you can expect first thing tomorrow morning and the challenges ahead for the holiday weekend. completing an atm deposit in record time... that's a step forward. go! go! with deposit friendly atms, you can make ultra fast, secure deposits with no slips or envelopes. take a step forward and chase what matters. . >>> dominique strauss-kahn is leading back to france. the former director of the international monetary fund was mobbed by photographers at new york's jfk airport as he ands a or his wife headed torte terminal. he was cleared of rape charge
FOX
Mar 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pressure on china to stop what they call serious human right as bosses. they demonstrated outside the embassy. they urged china to stop capturing refugees as they crossed through china to go to southeast asia. they say they face torture, prison or execution when china sends them back to north korea. >> facebook changed it's ipo filing today and the new paperwork includes new details. they acknowledge a patent inringment lawsuit launched by yahoo could are material impact on his business if yahoo wins. they said the amount of sometime users spend on facebook increased by 14% in january. >> the city of oakland's finance committee heard public comment on a measure that could have the city different vesting its money from wells fargo. they would have to look at how the bank is doing to to help people. >> slap in the face of all of us who have suffered to know that they are given the privilege of doing business with the city. >> a councilmember said they hope to work with wells fargo to get the information it needs to decide if wells fargo is still the right bank for the city. >> today we
FOX
Apr 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
bail. >>> rumors are swirling that facebook is launching a facebooking network sight in china. they say they just signed an agreement with a chinese search engine. facebook has not yet confirmed this news. facebook is currently blocked in china. >>> the department of energy is giving cal and stanford $25 million to developer, less expensive solar power systems. the universities have created a research team to develop and test new materials and processes for mass producing solar panels. they say they'll work with scientists at several facilities including the lawrence berkeley national laboratory. >>> filling up is taking even more out of your pockets now. according to aaa the average price for regular gasoline is $3.76. of course here in the bay area it is much higher, gas is $4.21 a gallon on average in san francisco. in oakland $4.17, in san jose, $4.18. also today a tracking report of gas stations showed a two-month decline in demand as fewer people are filling up or did some less frequently. >>> a lackluster day of trading on wall street. investors are worried rising fuel and food c
FOX
Apr 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
apple was sorry about company warrant policies in china. they have come under fire. some say the media blitz against apple in china was org straighted by the government. >>> starving sea pups stranded along the california coast. ktvu's christien kafton talked to experts about causes of this. >> reporter: that's right. the center here has taken in 30 pups because centers in southern california are overwhelmed. but experts say it might not be too long before we see them showing up here in northern california on their own. >> reporter: it is feeding time at the center and the stranded sea lions can't eat fast enough. 900 have come assure in desperate need of help. >> they are dying on the beaches, and these are the lucky ones that found their way to the mainland. >> reporter: he says they should weigh 60 to 70 pounds each but they only weigh 20 pounds. >> they are going out and looking for fish and they are not finding enough. >> reporter: experts say we should see them stranding themselves along the northern california shorelines as well. >> we are bracing for a large influx to come with
FOX
Aug 31, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> the product three years ago was state of the art. now the products from china made us obsolete. >> the prices are so low their technology isn't cost competitive. >> he says american firms are at a disadvantage. >> the prices out of china are very low. probably some of that is manufacturers have lower costs but there is no question they are heavily subsudized by the chinese government and that is making it a struggle for any company. >> reporter: solar skills are transforrable into other businesses. >> i learned a lot from this company. i have nothing negative to say. >>> the president knows his opponents will pound him. >> at a time when a lot of people in washington are talking about creating jobs, time to stop the political gamesmanship that could cost us jobs. this should not be a democratic or republican issue. >> reporter: in the game of national poptics he knows, of course, it is. reporting live, consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there is a ray of hope for some of the people laid off from solyndra. many have high tech manufacturer skills. one wasted no t
FOX
Jul 10, 2013 6:00pm PDT
help him figure out if this 16-year-old girl from china was in fact hit by a fire truck and if that's what killed her. moments after asiana flight 214 went down at sfo, san francisco firefighters rushed in to rescue passengers. but in the chaos of saturday's crash, authorities say it's possible 16-year-old ye mengyuan was run over by a large aircraft rescue firefighting vehicle. >> we have to have a better understanding of what happened. >> reporter: today i asked san mateo coroner if the girl had the type of injuries that would come from being hit by a truck. he told me it's too early to say. he's in the middle of a complicated death investigation. >> there's a lot of people that were involved in rescuing people. there were a lot of vehicles that were around the aircraft, a lot of personnel, so we want to make sure we look at everything. >> reporter: and videos from news helicopters will also be key. >> we'll look at video evidence that is out there, that the news helicopters that were up in the air early on, getting raw footage, taking a look at that. >> reporter: yesterday,
FOX
Jul 25, 2013 6:00pm PDT
black forms. china is a major producer and exporter the flight started in china. the chemical element can affect the body in its inhaled or swallowed. >> breaking news, ktvu has learned the bomb shell quick fix for the new eastern span of the bay bridge will move forward. tom is in the newsroom. if this fix is being worked on right now how soon could the bridge hope? >> reporter: way sooner than anyone thought caltrans contractor is building the stiffeners needed to make the back up supports, now the primary ones. that will take another week or two to make them. by mid-august all the engineering reviews will determine if the bridge with open without the permanent fix in december. if so this quick fix could be done with in just two weeks after that. the toll bridge oversight committee would then decide on the opening date which still could be labor day weekend. we are developing this story and will update at ten. >> and now to more developing news where a brush fire has burned more than 100 acres. the fire started in bay point around one this afternoon at the old concord naval weapons
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Feb 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
2011. the filing mentioned one new market, china. facebook says users are restricted from accessing it from china but the team is working with policy makers around the world. >>> facebook's move gave a boost to the stocks for singa -- zinca. $11.05 a share. zinga went public in december. facebook is requesting fb for its stock symbol. we asked people on facebook what they think it should be. she wrote it has to be recognizable. she said a row of dollar signs. you can join the conversation on facebook on www.ktvu.com. >>> sickening 150 students. ktvu's rob roth is live with the outbreak that is to blame for canceling classes. >> reporter: so many students and staff here at st. ignatius college preparatory have come down with the virus school is shut down till monday. >> reporter: crews were busy disinfecting st. ignatius college preparatory. >> all of the places where students will come into contact, tables, chairs, doors, walls, desks. our floors. all those areas will be cleaned. >> reporter: yesterday 150 students called in sick or went home. >> bath rooms smelled. tough situation.
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May 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >>> and from south of market to china town, work on the new subway under work tonight. new accusations from a group of people in san francisco, who are calling this a waste of time and money. >>> and helping those who need one bart ticket at a time. the unique program in san francisco that turns one person's trash into another's treasure. >>> and a significant change in our weather as we head into you're thursday, a good shot of showers in many bay areas. i'll show you where they will be and how long they will last hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations th make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. . >>> remember freeway, the puppy that was dragged on interstate 80, now he is living with a woman, the process to adopt him out will involve a lottery because so many people want him. before that, he has to have the surgery stitches rem
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Aug 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
and music, all the sights and sounds as the china town street festival. that's coming up. droiiiid. what this droid does will change how you do web connections. this creates a mobile 3g hotspot, powerful enough to fuel multiple devices at will. putting you at the center of your own world wide web. introducing the new droid x. the next generation of does. . >>> china town is booming weekend with a street fair. ♪ [ music ] >>> the 23-year-old yearly street fest has music, food and lots of activities. pope enjoyed the sun this afternoon as they support hundreds of booths. it continuous tomorrow between. >>> the eat real festival also attracted crowds at jack london square. it's a chance for new chefs to show off anfor those eating to enjoy gourmet items. each dish costs five dollars or less. tomorrow's event includes demonstrations of making cheese, home made sausage and of course raspberry jam. >> i'm hungy now. there is a lot to talk about sports wise. >> the giants, niners, raider, all playing right now. after being shut out last night the giants hoping to find the bats that were
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Oct 14, 2014 6:00pm PDT
before choo moved to san francisco's china town district in 1976 it was a necessity to put food on the table for his family in communist china. in those days the fish tales did not come with a smile. >> he swore he would never fish again. >> reporter: in the states, choo kept working to feed his family. 31 years driving a bus for munni the business 38 was his route. this year choo was among safety award winners, living his american dream. >> i think he values what he had. and i think that contributed a lot to you know how he was as a person. >> now is a time for him to enjoy. he worked too hard his entire life to support the family. >> reporter: it's hard to talk about someone in the past tense when he was still planning a future. >> if there's something you would want to say to them, you should say it, don't let it be too late. >> reporter: the family is planning a private funeral on sunday. his son told me he doesn't think his dad even knew what sneaker waves were or how dangerous they could be. that's because when he wasn't driving the number 38 bus here, he was fishing from the rel
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Mar 22, 2014 6:00pm PDT
. >>> new developments in the hunt for the missing malaysian airlines jet. china released a satellite picture in the same area of the indian ocean searchers have been scouring. as long as there is hope, search teams will keep at it. it's now daylight off the coast of australia as the search resumes. scott thompson reports on this latest potential clue more than two weeks after the airliner disappeared. >> reporter: china has released a new satellite image of what appears to be a large floating object in the southern indian ocean. the image was captured four days ago. the object was about 77 miles from the spot where australian satellite images also captured objects that could be related to the missing plane. those search crews have turned up nothing in the area. leaders remain cautiously optimistic. >> it is the most promising lead that's available internationally, but there are any number of other explanations about what might have been sighted as a result of the satellite imagery. >> reporter: the floating object in the chinese satellite image is about 74 feet by 43 feet, giving exp
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Jun 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
-- prosecutors are worried he may head to china. there is no evidence his client brought women here from over seas his attorney says. they are working to find his wife, she is facing the same charges as her husband but she remains on the run. live, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the search for a kayaker believed to have drowned has been suspected because they don't have enough money to continue the search. they have been looking for him since sunday. police say it looks like he took off his life jacket to swim to shore before he disappeared under the water. police are trying to find more money to resume the search. >>> three people charged could be responsible for other burglaries on the peninsula and south bay. police arrested them last week. a police officer who stopped them for a traffic violations discovered their car was linked to a burglary. police found several peoples of stolen property in the car and the suspects homes tying them to other burglaries. >>> lawyers saying inmates in psychiatrist wards are not given adequate care or attention. they want a judge to increa
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Mar 22, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. 1200 feet long and it is getting ready to do a u-turn to head back out and on its way towards china. history, this would be the first time something as large as this made it into the bay and doing something like this. it is windy out right now and wind is a factor. >> something. as it turns around, there is little space to spare. >>> i am gasia mikaelian, here is what is coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> immigration hearing could have resulted in the deportation of one of these men. >> also, video of a military crash that could have been worst, join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> thank you. >>> march madness is picking up heat tonight, mark ibanez has the play by play next. >>> peta protested today in san francisco's financial district. several nearly naked women were covered in red die and wrapped in sell vein to mimic meat packages. >> hard to watch. >>> mark joins us now with ncaa basketball. >> cranked up and ready to go. we have already got one game in the books tonight and it was a tight one all the
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Jan 16, 2014 6:00pm PST
hospital. >> reporter: he was born in vietnam and was a former in china before coming to the u.s. >> he liked to talk about, you know, like his generation, like how hard they worked, and then now we kind of, you know, have a better life than them. >> reporter: police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> police in san francisco are asking for the public's help tonight in finding an elderly woman who vanished this afternoon. she was last seen at about 2:00 p.m. today in front of a dental office. she is 5'2", 120 pounds, gray hair and glasses. she was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket with a white lining and using a black cane. anybody with information is asked to call police. >>> the lieutenant governor said today he's dropping his bid for governor. his campaign failed to gain sat support of republican supporters. his departure from the race leaves donnelli the only one. >>> a teen caught on fire at about 11:00 last night. police say the driver of the car lit a cigarette and because the teen had been working on cars all night and had gasoline on him
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Jul 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
are valid. >>> the proposed subway would run from the caltrain station to china town. the grand jury's report issued 26 recommendations including redesigning the rout to serve the financial district. it also raised concerns that even with federal funding the $1.6 billion project will be a drain on nummi's budget. >>> medical marijuana activists rallied outside the federal courthouse in oakland today to support a lake county man. >> free scott. >> reporter: fail ran the united medical. we are still waiting to back from attorneys in a plea deal was reach. >> no one needs to be put in jail for trying to provide medicine for patients that are sic and dying. >> reporter: protesters say they want the obama administration to back off of prosecution more medical marijuana. >>> dozensover people dozens -- dozens of people line up to get t medical care for their pets. >> folks who have pets that are not microchipped and if they get lost only 13% are returned. >> the bill would require chipping of stray animals before they are given back to their owners. as well as for pets that are adopted from
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May 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
didn't grow. another was busted in fairfield for selling garlic from china. >> you cannot buy and resale. that hurts the real farmers. >> reporter: in the past year eight were found to be violating the rules. >> i come here often. i know they have the signs up and they always label it. i'm glad they do that. >> reporter: and a lot of folks use the word spray free. managers say there is no correspondentation for that and no way to check for sure but the best bet is to talk to the farmer ask about their growing practices. we are live. >> a father has been arrested after his 2-year-old was attacked by the family dog. officers say that the child's father was arrested for child endanger inspect not because of the attack that happened but because of the condition of the home the family claims to live in. >> very unkept, feces from the animals in the house, those kind of things. >> the boy is expected to survive after being attacked by a dog. his father is still behind bars. his mother is in the hospital recovering from possible dog bites. >> that is the second attack in two days. a pit bull th
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Mar 13, 2014 6:00pm PDT
private investor from china in the united states. >> the plan also includes 200,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space and 38 acres of parks. the first phase will open in 2016. >>> raise for lawmakers was put off today. the commission agreed to postpone a vote for california law makers and governor jerry brown. commissioners said they want to wait till a budget is finalized. a 5% increase took effect in december. >>> senators passed a amendment to change the affirmative action law. if they approve it it will go before voters in november. supporters say it would allow diversity to be considered. >> what is most important is to make sure voters understand this is about diversifying our student body and making sure there is equal opportunity. >> three previous attempts have failed. >>> a first of its kind effort by a school district. the goal to arm police officers with critical information so they are ready to respond in the event of a school shooting. some schools mapped out their campuses for police but this is the first attempt to partner a district and police agent. ktvu'
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May 6, 2015 6:00pm PDT
public got a chance to see her in china town with mayor ed lee. they visited a tea shop and talked about the needs of san francisco. her appearance drew a crowd and a lot of people took pictures. she is at a fundraiser this evening and there are protesters outside demonstrating against the pipeline. she has another fundraiser on friday. >>> governor jerry brown told water leaders californians have to live more fishily in term -- efficiently in terms of the drought. >> things are changing and we need change and this drought is the catalyst for that. this is a place of incredible creativity. >> the governor delivered the speech today before a group of public agencies whose members are responsible for 90% of the water delivered in california. today's message from governor jerry brown comes after he issued an executive order calling for 25% water reduction across the state. yesterday water agencies agreed to make governor jerry brown's 25% water cuts happen. what does that mean for you? ktvu's tom vacar shows us the city that has to cut the most. >> reporter: whether your cuts are 8% o
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
east, and the amount of goods that china imports from california. >>> more state lawmakers are supporting a teenager who was kicked out of the boy scouts for being gay. 32 state legislators signed a petition supporting bid for his eagle scout award. the 18-year-old was denied that award de spite completing all of the necessary rierments. members of the council say they were following national policy when they revoked andre son's membership. >>> the city of san francisco is reportedly considering a new plan for the outside lands festival that would allow more people to attend tens of thousands of people pack golden gate park for the festival. according to new report, the city is considering a contract extension that would keep the in the event golden gate park until 2021 and increase the number of people allowed to attend from 65,000 to 7 # a,000. >>> we have an update now on that precarous situation in daly city where the rain is causing more headaches for a neighborhood already inundated by mud. three to five thousand cubic yards of mud and debris rushed down a hillside ther
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Aug 4, 2014 6:00pm PDT
you know the great wall of china wasn't always so great? hmmm...what should we do? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. morning. hey. you sleep all right? no. you? i missed you up there. i know i got kind of carried away -- no, no, no. you don't need to apologize. i don't think that i was apologi-- you were right to be mad. sometimes i just feel like i have to scream to let you know how upset i am, but you get it now, right? i...do. not. no idea whatsoever. ohh, if i knew, but... no. good. so let's pretend the whole thing never happened. what were we even fighting about, huh? [ chuckles ] what the heck happened in here? the raccoon get through the dog door again?
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Dec 28, 2010 6:00pm PST
this system tracks south, you're going to see areas like west oakland, emeryville, china town and oakland areas like that are really going to start to see the rain pick up in the next five to 10 minutes. this band moving across the sunset district. you can see those areas are going to be seeing heavy rainfall. and there's more out behind this as we mentioned, it's just a wet evening ahead. this isn't a surprise, we saw it coming. and it's verified, we got urban advisories. and a winter storm warning in effect for the mountains as you would expect. so here we are the fronts just getting here, heavy rain, gusty winds overnight. certainly up till about 10:00, 11:00 tonight. then it clears out. we still have light wind and those winds will start to die down. here is what you've been waiting for. tuesday at 8:00, that's tonight. there's the back edge of it. this is significant rainfall. some of those reds and yellows, this is the computer models. those rainfall rates half inch an hour, .75 of an inch of water, that's the type of rain you find in a tropical storm. your night is going to
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Oct 18, 2014 6:00pm PDT
noon. >>> a historic dry dock in san francisco on its way to china. dry dock 1 located at the port of san francisco for more than 70 years is headed to a grain certified recycling facility near shanghai. the dry dock was built in 1942 and another 15 years it sat unfused and fell into disrepair. today that dry dock was hoisted out of the water, placed on a vessel where it will be properly recycled. >>> this morning was the start of a week of activities to remember andy lopez, the 13-year-old boy who was holding a toy gun when he was shot and killed by a deputy last year. volunteers gathered to clean up the vacant lot where he was killed. a demonstration is also planned for tuesday afternoon at the sonoma county court house. he was killed by eric gelhouse 1 year ago on wednesday. he thought the replica firearm was real. >>> a california mayor is in trouble with the law after police say he was responsible for a dui crash that injured 4 teens. allen long reportedly slammed into the back of a car that was carrying high school cheerleaders. authorities say that long showed signs and symptom
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
rescuing that couple. it started in san francisco's china town. he crawled across a ladder to break the couple to safety. >>> there is word tonight of salmonella found in cantaloupe. ktvu's cara liu is live with how investigators found the contamination. >> reporter: right now officials are trying to put together a list of all the retailers that sold the cantaloupe. if you have one at home, check the sticker and see if it was part of the recall. >> reporter: 28,000 cartons of cantaloupe are being recalled after they found salmonella during testing. they were sold between august 27 and september 10 in california and 20 other states, as well as mexico. the recalled cantaloupe are from central california and sold by dfi marketing. >> look that sticker on the cantaloupe. if it says dfi california than you should dispose or return it to the place of purchase. >> reporter: some of the systems of salmonella. >> fever, crams, diarrhea. most people recover in 5-7 days. depending on the strain of salmonella, they can get complications and wind up being hospitalized. >> reporter: investigators
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Apr 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
after weak growth in china sparked worries about the recovery. it dropped 136 points, the nasdaq fell 44. >> the brother of thomas kinkade said his brother rel aps ed back into alcoholism. he said his brother started drinking again after a painful split from his wife anden deeing years of attacks on his work. he died last friday at his home at the age of 54. autopsy results penting. the. >>> the san francisco -- he plead guilty to false him president onment as part of a plea deal regarding his charges. now he says it started an argument with his wife on new year's day. he said his wife wanted to take their son out of the country without permission for a long time. they were in the car driving to lunch during the argument and he said i turned the cara round from going to lunch and she didn't want to do that it. that was the false him impri sonment turning the cara round. >> a plan was walking along this road. >> pg&e pays up. the big check the utility wrote today to make amends for the san bruno disaster. . >> the family of a man killed at his home spoke for the first time about what t
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Apr 22, 2013 6:00pm PDT
university held a memorial service for lu lingzi of china killed in monday's attack. friends and classmates spoke in front of a packed auditorium today. she was remembered as a kind young woman with passion for music. friends say she loved her adopted hometown of boston. lu lingzi was at boston university studying statistics. >>> police and first responders lined the entrance of a church today in medford, massachusetts, for the funeral of 29-year-old krystal campbell. campbell worked as a restaurant manager. her family said she was at the marathon to cheer on her friend's husband. they said she loved going to the marathon and went every year. >>> the oakland a's were in boston to play the red sox. but a few players stopped by the hospital to visit a boy from martinez, injured in the bombings. a family friend shared this picture of josh reddick, brandon moss and batting coach ty, special trip to visit 11- year-old aaron hern today. he suffered a serious injury to his thigh. >>> and our coverage of the boston bomb being continues on ktvu.com. you can read the federal charges filed
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May 20, 2014 6:00pm PDT
, china town, alcatraz, lombard street probably comes to mind. now lombard is going to be shut down for part of the summer. ktvu's paul chambers with why the crookedest street in the world is being closed for how long. paul. >> reporter: perfect camp 8 right here. that is a major safety concern by people in this area. they say it happens at all hours of the day. cars trying to come down, but people congregating to pick pictures. that's why for nine days it will be temporarily closed down. people in the community say it is something necessary. a tour u.s. said closing it down may be going a bit too far. >> it is an experience on the road. they get to see both sides of the building right in the middle of the road. ewe ear on one side of the street when walking. >> they say awfully 2,000 people drive down the iconic street every friday, saturday and sunday. and that does not include the hundreds ovatorses that commiphora all around the world taking pictures at the top and bottom of the street. race say there vacaville area been numerous accidents tonight street. the spokesman said clos
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Sep 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
develop a better plan to deal with china. >>> now that giant ceo bill nuekum is headed out, there's a frenzy at the stadium. >> reporter: there may have been some trouble at the top for the giants just a year after they won it all. according to reports, the outgoing ceo bill nuekum he clashed with ownership and was pressured to leave. those were the reports but they were down played during a news conference today at at&t park. >> reporter: stepping down after just three years as the giants ceo and managing general partner. bill nuekum denied reports that he was pushed out by management. >> i don't think that was the characterization. i asked myself is there a success plan. how much longer do you want to do this job. in the course of thinking about that and talking with folks about it including other investors, i came to the conclusion that this was the right time to turn the reigns over. >> reporter: nuekum says he just felt it was time to retire because he accomplished the goals he set for himself when he took the job, mainly winning a world championship. reports are that nuekum ruff
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Jan 6, 2011 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: that statement from lee was read at a china town celebration. he is currently out of the country but he says he will take the job if it is offered to him. if lee is appointed, he will be the first chinese american to be mayor of san francisco. >>> oakland mayor quan said today she is planning weekly meetings with the press to break ron dellums practices who hardly talked to the media. what the new mayor is doing to keep people safe. >>> shut down for good. that's what city leaders in san jose want to do after a violent new year's eve fight at club wet. but the club says all of this is being blown out of proportion. janine de la vega has the story. >> reporter: this is video shown on wet club website. >> at least two other females attacked her, knocked her to the ground. kicked her repeatedly and as a result of that attack, the female victim sustained a through and through puncture wound through her cheek. >> reporter: the heel also punctured the woman's neck and at one point was choking on her own blood. she was told by club workers that she would be better off driving he
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May 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
area. china camp in san rafael is among the parks that will be closed and today park workers were maintaining the land. but come september that will all change. visitors today told ktvu the burden needs to be shared to help keep the parks open. >> we need to tax everybody, in order to maintain things that are valuable to us like this park is. >> the state is hoping to avoid lay offs by reassigning employees from closed parks to ones that are staying open. >>> since our park report at 5:00, we received this statement from governor brown on the park closures. he says closing state parks is not a task that gives anyone joy but we are experiencing turbulent times that necessitate almost unthinkable cuts to social services. >>> governor brown is expected to call for the elimination of the unemployment insurance appeals board. the $128,000 a year seats on the board are often given to former politicians. analysts say the move would be mostly symbolic saving just $1.2 million out of a $15 billion deficit. >>> just a few hours ago, major chuck reed called on the city to declare a fiscal em
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
will open in china this spring and cadillac unveiled a luxury coop. a sales executive says the cadillac and the other electric cars are no competition to tesla's line up. >>> nice looking day today. we will continue dry around here. we are staying dry for a bit. satellite image. big ridge of high pressure. dry off shore. no fog. nice conditions right now. mavericks big wave surf contest on sunday. swells reaching up to 20, 30, 40-foot into sunday morning. pillar point, south, high surf advisory long the coast. best waves right here, see how that faces west. when it comes in from the west, they are more dangerous, larger waves. we will watch that for you. another cold night on shore. looking for temperatures into the freezing level north bay and east bay. there will be frost and ice and there might be fog. 30 in santa rosa tomorrow morning. 30 in napa. 33 antioch. another cold morning. highs tomorrow, watch them warm up, greens are 60s. you got 60s popping up. that is warm. blues are 50s. into the weekend you will see some 60s on that map. high pressure sets up with warming tomorrow. low
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