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May 10, 2015 5:00pm PDT
reported they were made in china but we have learned some were also made in the usa. investigative reporter randy mack has more. >> reporter: for henry and lin alvarez, these aren't dogs or even pets. they call them their fur babies. but the truth is the couple wouldn't have either animal if their first dog kingsly had n't died. >> we basically had to watch him die hour by hour. >> reporter: henry bought kingsly a bag of treats made in china. >> i only gave him one treat and it was wednesday night and he started feeling sick by i would say noon the next day. >> hear throwing up or broody diarrhea. >> reporter: by friday evening -- >> he had a complete system collapse. >> we watched him die and it was tragic. really the words to describe it. >> reporter: they say the vet ruled kingsly cause of death is kidney failure, one of many symptoms in fda warnings back to 2007 regarding the dangers of feeding pets checken, duck or sweet potato jerky treats. >> we know that the illnesses and deaths reported are mostly linked to jerky pet treats with ingredients of china. >> reporter: the food
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Feb 17, 2015 5:00pm PST
first nonstop flight to china. i'm scott budman coming to you live at san jose national airport. do you know the way to beijing? >>> also, how about a trip to mars? the bay area travelers planning for an out of this world trip tonight. >>> plus -- >> okay i have all these restaurants and we've been very successful but if we don't improve the quality of life of someone, i mean i don't think it really matters. >> chicken and waffles with a side of second chances. the restauranteur whose hiring philosophy makes us "bay area proud." >>> and good afternoon. i'm meteorologist jeff ranieri. cloudy and overcast conditions right now in san jose and just 58 degrees. we're tracking that fog forecast. we'll have details on what this means for wednesday in just a few minutes. >>> then at 6:00 a fiery train crash back east has critics in the bay area saying we told you so. how they hope to use this video to stop a plan to transport toxic cargo to a south bay neighborhood. >> most people don't know it's happening. >> that's new at 6:00. >>> traveling from the south bay to china just got easier. st
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Sep 25, 2015 5:00pm PDT
surrounding at&t park, not so happy. christie smith is there in china basin. we might be getting a little old here. hope you have earplugs for this. >> it's been a long time coming for fans of ac/dc and they're ready for a big, big show tonight in san francisco. as you said, somenerics say when these concerts happen, it gets too loud. others say they plan to go out and enjoy it. the co-promoter recognizes the issues and say they have a plan. >> at at&t park, the show may still be hours away, but the fans are already arriving. >> drove 14 hours straight. >> to hear ac/dc hits like back in black. brad and his son are from yo arizona and were surprised to hear any concerns about noise from the park. >> never too loud. >> they just have to get used to it. they're not going to slow down. they're loud. that's who they are. >> it was loud. >> in nearby petrero hill, neighbors say they can hear the concerts clearly, like billy joel earlier this month. >> some people are probably maybe annoyed. i'm glad that they are far and in between. if it was an everyday occurrence, we might have some problems
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Jul 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at 6:00. >>> and coming up next at 5:00, a rec recration center in china town is honoring the victim of a september 11 attack who some say was a hero that day. we'll have her story. >>> and we'll introduce you to two more olympians with bay area ties headed to london. >>> and good evening from the weather center this evening. i'm anthony slaughter, we're looking at temperatures warming quite a bit. some of the warmest areas were in the 80s in the south and east bay. and tomorrow will be much more of the same, the east bay will be in the mid-80s. we'll tell you about it. >>> a bay area flight attendant is being honored today for her heroic acts during the september 11th terrorist attacks. hundreds of people gathered in san francisco's china town neighborhood for the reopening of the betty ann ong recreation center, it was completely rebuilt undergoing a $20 million renovation department. mayor ed lee said today is a celebration. >> it's the celebration of our community, but it is also the reason why we all agree to name this betty ann ong rec center was because it is part of the histo
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Mar 22, 2015 5:00pm PDT
decades ago in china. she was two years alleged when japan invade china. her parents fled for malaysia but left her and her sister behind with her grandmother. >> during that time i did not receive any money or letter from my parents. >> reporter: during the occupation her sister disappeared one day and never returned. several years later her grandmother died. she was 11 years old, living poor and alone. >> i living alone. >> reporter: meanwhile, her parents went on to have more children. >> never thought they could not bring me there. >> reporter: the years rolled by the only contact with her family were occasional letters. >> that was the only correspondence she ever had, maybe a dozen letters. >> reporter: following a rough childhood she married young and had her own children. it wasn't until 1965 she saw her mother again in china. >> after that did not see any more. >> reporter: the letters stopped. her parents died around 1980. and she lost contact with the siblings she had never met. >> she couldn't finds her siblings nimpl. >> reporter: chen moved to san francisco after her husb
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Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
continue tonight. president obama is in ohio on the attack against china's trade policies that he says harms u.s. auto workers. and gop candidate mitt romney talked about how he could improve the economy and add 12 million new jobs. nbc bay area's steve handelsman is live in washington with the very latest for us. good evening, steve. >> reporter: hi, janelle. thanks. mitt romney trying to change things up a bit, because frankly, he can look at the calendar. he can look at the polls and see time might be rung out for him in places like florida and virginia and ohio. trailing in state, he needs to win. with conflict reported inside his campaign, mitt romney tried something new, more specific. >> and i'll pursue a 5% cut in nonsecurity discretionary spending on my first day in office, eliminating programs that are not absolutely essential, and also cutting subsidies for things like amtrak and corporation for public broadcasting. >> reporter: romney denied disarray in his headquarters. in an interview with telemundo's jose diaz bellart to air on noticiero. >> these stories take aye away f
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Aug 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. there's also evidence from china and vietnam that the bird flu virus can resist vaccines. a u.n. expert warns of a flare-up of bird flu this fall and winter, especially among countries that were never completely rid of the virus like egypt, china, and india. >>> a new study out of u.c. berkeley shows that pregnant women exposed to high levels of flame-retardant chemicals may have lower birth weight babies. the chemicals are commonly found in foam furniture, baby product, carpet padding, and dust. they were phased out in 2004, but chemicals can still be found in older furniture. the study took blood sample was nearly 300 women and found a ten-fold increase in the level of retardants, the babies weighed four owns less at birth. researchers say using a wet mop to clean and washing hands frequently can reduce exposure. >>> okay, let's bring back in our meteorologist, rob mayeda, and talking to my sister in manhattan the other day, she says, "i'm so upset with california. everything is so perfect where you are." >> yeah. it's chamber of commerce weather around the bay area. gorgeous. how abo
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Feb 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
played good cop bad cop with the man expected the next leader of china. the president talked prosperity and responsibility with vice president xi. vice president biden and secretary of state hillary clinton publicly pressured the chinese vice president on areas that have undermined u.s./china relations from the currency to theft of intellectual property. >> cooperation as you and i have spoke any bon about can be mutu beneficial if the game is fair. >> of course there is always room for improvement when it comes to human rights. >> in addition, to washington and los angeles, china's vice president will visit iowa where he once spent time on a cultural exchange in 1985. >> president obama's next road trip will be to california. including a san francisco fund raiser on thursday to be attended by singer al green. that's raising hopes for a possible duet. ♪ i'm so in love with you >> you may remember that from a couple weeks ago. it went viral the fund raiser at a private home. guests will pay $38,000 to attend. the menu, roast chicken and squash puree. the president will speak, and perfo
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Aug 24, 2015 5:00pm PDT
trading, as the american market continued to worry about china's rapid fall. >> china is the world's second-largest economy. investors are worried. if china suffers, that we will too. >> reporter: and while investors say they'll stay invested, at >> the fact that we're having an adjustment is just that. >> reporter: and tech stocks like apple and intel came almost all the way back from steep early losses. >> we're very strong part of the u.s. economy and the tech market doesn't stand still. even though we may hit a plato or have a decrease with one product, there is another waiting in the wings. >> reporter: three consecutive days of steep drops mean investors are still concerned about the future. so keep your seatbelt on. >> there is really no free lunch. you're going to suffer some volatility in the stock market. i invite people to think of it like the pain and the soreness you get after you go to the gym. so you're in it for the long run, right? >> reporter: not a bad strategy, it seems, because the short term has been very bumpy. and here's a question we get asked a lot.
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Mar 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: the fair labor association went to china to investigate apple and the foxconn factory where apple products are made. fla did the first independent audit of the foxconn factories where the majority of ipads and iphones are put together. they released their findings this afternoon. 60 hour work weeks at foxconn are not uncommon and employees often work seven days in a row. they did what they call the equivalent of a full body scan of the chinese manufacturing facility. >> what we found pretty much what you would expect to find from a factory in china, they are working too many hours, too many overtime hours in particular. there are issues of workers engagement, participation in the trade union, and there are areas of health and safety which could be tightened up. >> apple responded to the report today partly by releasing this photo of ceo tim cook in the facility. the company also says it will work to improve the foxconn condition and reduce the number of overtime hours worked by the employees there. apple investors are taking a wait-and-see attitude about this, dropping shares of t
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Oct 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
show. this time in china and tonight the pilot is missing and premiumed dead. this is a chinese air force jet nosediving into a field in china. one of the pilots managed to eject from the cockpit and land safely and his co-pilot appeared to have been trapped inside the plane. it occurred nearly a mile from the nearest spectator and nobody was hurt. >>> you know you stand in a long line, walk through a metal detector, get a pat-down by a tsa agent. now, something new. the newest form of airport security, called the chat-down. tsa officers will ask questions to randomly chosen passengers, focusing on where they're headed, how long they will be gone and the purpose of the trip. the answers aren't all the officers are after. looking for behavioral clues. suspicious travelers will be taken aside for questioning. right now the chat-down is being tested in bons. -- in boston and if successful could goo to other airports. >>> low income parents, 19 graduates from a successful training and half have jobs. many were out of work and even homeless before the program, which is designed to teach
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Oct 27, 2015 5:00pm PDT
. nightly news beginning at 5:30. >> what happens in china helps cupertino. strong iphone sales are boosting apple's bottom line. apple earned more than $11 billion, beating analysts exp expectati expectations. apple sold more than 48 million iphones, that's 10 million more during the same time period last year. demands for the iphones in china were up 99%. apple didn't release sales numbers for its watches. >> another high profile tech company releasing its earnings. twitter revenue and growth was up slightly the last quarter, but still short of wall street's expectations. therefore, twitter stock plunging more than 12% in afterhours trading. >> okay, the weight is over. just about two hours from now, the nba champs will get some new bling bling. it's opening night. a live look at the local arena. thousands of lucky fans with a golden ticket heading inside to see the warriors. >> cheryl herd is on the floor. anything to do with diamonds and basketball and cheryl will take that assignment any day of the week. should be awesome tonight. >> i am all about it. the diamonds and all the
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Feb 4, 2017 5:00pm PST
seize the opening and make it here on a highly emotional day. >>> view from china. how they see us in the age of america first. a rare inside look at how china gives its message about donald trump and sees itself as a new land of opportunity. >>> laptop danger, a home in california, as a computer repeatedly explodes and catches fire. >>> raise a glass to the first official beer historian. we catch up with her
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Aug 21, 2015 5:00pm PDT
over in china, and with the slow down of the chinese economy, investors are worried about our bottom line. which led to a black friday for your money.l5 for the second day in a row, stocks were clobberede. the dow down 531 points. the market suffering its worst week since the teeth of the 2008 financial crisis. concerns about the chinese economy, coupled with swooning oil prices, led to wall street worries. >> we have all these things converging that are creating a lot of uncertainty right now. and the stock market does not like uncertainty. >> that is mcdonald's. >> reporter: as bay area investors check to the numbers, they saw red. apple, down 6%. netflix, down 7.5%. facebook down 5%.!Ñ but most say they'll hang in there. >> not really worried, honestly. tend to do base investments. >> not panicked. this is just a blip. >> reporter: blip or not, stock watchers say what goes up always comes down, at least temporarily. >> you can't just have a market that keeps going straight up. we had that before, and we all know what happened. >> reporter: yes, we do. so the big question now, wha
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Sep 23, 2011 5:00pm PDT
mainland china today. customers lined up to check out the latest ipads and i-phones. it is the largest in china, occupies four floors and a staff of 400 people. the first store opened in 2008 in beijing and the company plans to open several more stores in the coming year. the aggressive expansion is to combat the so-called grey market stores, unauthorized sellers who often smuggle apple products in or pirate versions and sell to people. >>> can you judge a book by its cover? which smartphone do you use? according to a recent study, depends how much money you make. the wealthiest smartphone owners have blackberries instead of iphones. many blackberry users are linked to their corporate accounts. the iphone trumps android when it comes to the money class. android looks to be the people's choice among the middle classes. 100,000 to $99,000 a year use the iphone and families, $45,000 or less use android. >> i have a prepaid phone. s it it is basic. >> our nbc accounts are linked to blackberries. that's all i'm say. >> we'll be right back. >>> labeling >>> ladies and gentlemen, alec
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Aug 23, 2014 5:00pm PDT
from china's sichuan province as part of the celebration. most of the giant pandas live in central china. >>> let's check in with rob mayeda right now. we have a celebration for a warm-up. >> everything outside looks great. for this weekend, seeing temperatures 70s outside. pretty nice over the next couple of days. livermore, notice the numbers dripping a little bit below average for this time of year. then wednesday and thursday, 90s coming back for the tri-valley and areas south of san jose. >> thanks very much. thank you for watching nbc bay area news. "nbc nightly news" is next. and then more local news right here at 6:00. >>> on this saturday night, threat levels. new questions tonight about what kind of threat isis poses to the u.s. as the hunt for james foley's killer intensifies. >>> going to extremes. a record breaking drought is literally changing the landscape in the west. this as triple digit temperatures grip much of the country. >>> in plain sight, the mission to bring healthy food to tens of thousands in need and the creative way it's getting done. >>> and making a d
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Jul 29, 2017 5:00pm PDT
korea's president is saying he's considering deploying more components of the sad system that china strongly opposes. the problem of course is that china is the partner the u.s. is counting on to reign in the north. the issues are thorny and there are very few solutions. >> we'll following developing news out of venezuela where violence is escalating ahead of a controversial vote. it would have the power to rewrite the constitution and dissolve the constitution written under the former president. many see the move as a power grab. violent clashes between police and protesters have been playing out in the streets. usa department has warned citizens not to travel to venezuela because of that upheaval. >>> a controversial encounter at the border crossing leads to the death of a teen. newly released surveillance video. >>> plus a piece of american history stolen by thieves. we'll be right back. >> sponsored by airport appliance and mattress firm. ♪ what should i watch? show me sports. it's so fluffy! look at that fluffy unicorn! he's so fluffy i'm gonna die! your voice is awesome. the
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Sep 11, 2017 5:00pm PDT
at 5:37. china china town by 6:03. watch out in morgan hill. we know you had activity this afternoon. another zone through the higher elevations could be impacting over the next 30 to 45 minutes. again head inside if you can hear the thunder. whenever you're tracking thunderstorms you want to take a look a little bit farther out from where it's headed so we could see what could be heading our way. we'll likely undergo a break as the thunderstorm activity moves through. you can see mot much here. but we still have thunderstorm activity to the south that keeps a slight chance in the forecast through this evening. in terms of our forecast, as we head into tomorrow morning, i'll keep a slight chance in the mix. for all the bay area from the south bay to the tri valley. this also goes for the north bay, san francisco and the east bay so keep those umbrellas handy. now in terms of our microclimate forecast tomorrow, temperatures are going to be cooling down as the thunderstorms move in it has some comaer air behind it. instead of 90s down to 85 for. east bay 91 in concord, 90 in pleasanton
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Oct 1, 2016 5:30pm PDT
firefighters in china had their work cut out for them. how they rescued the forecast from really tough spot. my name is steve am an iraq veteran. lowering drug prices. dollars to defeat it. vets" in voting yes on prop 61. am an iraq veteran. lowering drug prices. dollars to defeat it. vets" in voting yes on prop 61.e in. " in voting yes on prop 61.e >>> cats find themselves in a tough place. curious. very curious. no matter the country they're in take a look at the cat in china. got stuck in a pipe. had to be cut out with an electric saw. squlp oh, man. can you imagine that poor little guy. this little cat here in quite a pickle. >> after cutting off a section of the pipe with a saw firefighters gently worked the head back inside the pipe. >> get back. >> once it was free it didn't stick around to say thank you. it dashed off. >> i don't blame him. >> poor guy. thank you so much for choosing nbc bay area news. we have more local news. stay with us. out of their homes for days. today ... many evacuees get the news they've been waiting to hear ... you can go home. ==peggy/2-shot==
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Jun 26, 2017 5:00pm PDT
in from china and shipped across the state. >> reporter: don't set them off in san jose and surrounding cities. >> the grass is still dry. >> reporter: con fis skated more than -- officers now consider kelly park in san jose one of several trouble areas for illegal fireworks. can land a person in jail for up to a year. along with a $1,000 fine. lawn signs are hoping to remind everyone to leave the fireworks to the pros. >> it is not safe and it is illegal. >> reporter: the local first responders say don't bring them in city limits. >>> four months of inconvenience, commuters between san jose and santa cruz have a back up plan. it is an alternative to highway 17. and stops moving completely when there is a crash. >> yay. >> today the ceremonial ribbon cutting locals cheered the re-opening. not quite the same, but a permanent fix still needs to be made in the future. >> we want to give you an update on the brush fire we told you about. now ten-acres, burning. looks like firefighters have the upper hand under control. we will continue to give you updates as necessary. >> let's
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Jul 3, 2017 5:00pm PDT
u.s. citizen board the uss hornet. from more than two-dozen countries. china the most represented followed by the philippine. a surprising new citizen are here to escape poverty, violence and war. >> safest place in the world. >> you can relax and enjoy your life here. >> it has been a while since had he hosted a ceremony. >> are you unsure how to celebrate independence day? we have ideas when we come back. career working in the santa clara county jail. the new program they )re learning, to make sure past mistakes at the jail, aren )t made again. that )s in 30 minutes... =janelle/cu= there are plenty of events going on tomorrow. =vo= parades, firework shows, and festivals all around the y area for fouth of july. if you plan on celebrating in san frnacisco, muni will have extra trains in service. =vo= everything you need to know is that in 30 minutes. >> if you plan on celebrating in san francisco. muni will have extra trains in service. just go to nbc bay area.com for a complete list. >> a lot to do. and more on the weather forecast at 6:00. see you then. >>> tonight, crunch time.
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Jul 9, 2015 5:00pm PDT
china may be behind the breach. the same hackers are believed to have stolen millions of records from former current federal employees. the bill reached her desk overnight after state lawmakers reunited. >> in the meantime another flag debate broke out on the floor of the house of representatives today. >> and here is a story that will make you bay area proud. what about the silks that remain. >> that's new at 6:00. a live look at the golden gate bridge. in just five hours - the route to get onto the bridge from san francisco will be >>> let's give you a live look at the golden gate bridge. the route to get on to the bridge from san francisco will be shut down and this issy why. mark matthews is live with more on the construction and really the traffic mess that's expected. >> six years of work is now down to its final three days. and starting tonight at 10:00, the final push will be on to complete the job and our main road at the south end of the golden gate bridge will be shut down until 5:00 a.m. monday morning. 100,000 cars a day drive here but if you are coming across the bridge
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Jul 2, 2015 5:00pm PDT
from china that advertise shoots flaming and crackling balls in the air. >> basically if the house had caught on fire not only would their house be destroyed but the neighborhood and other kids could die, too. good thing they got them off of the street. >> police arrested two men who officers say lived in the house, one in his 20s, the other in his 50s. >> where did you get those fire works? what do you think about the kids inside. >> this particular recovery this morning in this neighborhood is significant because of the volume and because of the danger. >> these are the types of fire works that we see significant injury if not death associated with this because they are so potent. >> a truckload of illegal fireworks pulled away headed for a bunker where the fire works will be detonated. >> their name not released until charges are fired. >> now to a developing story. investigator s investigators -- 24 hours after the shooting investigators are still we are live in san francisco with the latest on this case. >> good evening. katherine's family called her kate and described her as an a
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May 27, 2017 5:00pm PDT
? >> the american skiers, it turns out, aren't the only ones sharing in johnny's expertise. china is hosting the 2022 games and is focused on becoming a winter sports powerhouse by then. >> very cool to be back on the runs i grew up skiing. >> jack is also focused on that. the tib u ron native thinks the 2018 games might be a little out of reach for him but he promises it won't be for lack of trying. >> if i compete well, then it could be an option to go to korea. >> jack in fact shares something in common johnny mosley. not just their hometown but they both went to the same high school in marin county. nbc bay area news. >> and celebrating a big birthday. be right back. . >>> well happy birthday to the golden gate bridge. 80 years old today, still looking mighty fine. construction on the landmark began in 1933 and on may 27th, t 1937, the first cars rolled over that bridge. in 1987 it was the 50th anniversary, vehicles banned from the bridge. somewhere around 400,000 people went over that bridge. i was out there that morning. wall to wall. more people than they ever thought would sh
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Jul 31, 2017 5:00pm PDT
extend to twitter. lashing out on republicans on health care and china for not helping with north korea. his message today -- >> we will handle north korea. it will be handled. we handle everything. >> reporter: another challenge to handle russia. new responsibility for the new chief of staff. and another responsibility for the president. he will now take on the task of finding and naming his third communication director in just over six months. when spoerkz person sarah huckabee sanders was asked who in the white house will be reporting to general john kelly, she said everyone in the white house. >>> scaramucci's departure. the first major departure was former national security adviser michael flynn forced to resign in february. and former fbi director james comey. now by the way, we tweeted out scaramucci's departure as soon as the update of the news. you can get breaking and developing news as it happens by following us on twitter. >> a sex tape scandal in fremont. a roommate is accused of video taping a husband and wife and threatening to release the sex tape if they didn't pa
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Mar 12, 2014 5:00pm PDT
outside with nothing and one of my friends worked at the china basin building, and he came down and got his dinner. johnson, movea and hundreds of others are staying in motels or with friends until they are given the all clear to come home. >> i have two job, one here and one in silicon valley. i think i'm going to take the day off here and go down to silicon valley for no other reason than motels are cheaper down there and that's where i need to be tonight. >> back here live. the excavation equipment is here, be a they are in the process of beginning the demolition. the fire department says residents cannot move back into their apartment until there's no longer a danger of that building collapsing. at the strata building the exterior sprinklers went off because of the fire. we'll see when residents will be allowed back. no official time line for that, but some residents believe it will be a matter of days. live in san francisco. monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> a big headache for the resident there and, of course, people who work in the area, going g back to our nbc chopper. st
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May 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
china. still, knowing the region's problems, the poverty, the lack of quality education, wasn't enough for him. he wanted to do something about it. so in 2006, reap, as it's called, was founded. >> our sort of motto is how do we take a project that affects 1,000 kids and turn it into one that affects millions? >> with seed money from the global underdevelopment action fund, rozelle and this team focused their action on elementary school aged children in rural western china and found malnutrition was impeding their education. the reap team with the help of chinese partners and dedicated volunteers, then set about coming up with not just a plan to fix it but proof that plan would work. >> what's the effect? whats the improvement. how does it change people's lives? >> all that was left was to sell the idea to the chinese government, which is just what happened in 2011? based on reap's findings, the chinese government pledged $22.5 billion to fix the problem. >> this is, you know, the future of these kids we're changing and it really makes you feel good. >> let's give them glasses now. >>
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Nov 10, 2014 5:00pm PST
. president obama and china announced a new visa deal extending student visas to five years and business and tourist visas to ten years. the white house says by 2021 the deal will bring billions to the u.s. economy and hundreds of thousands of new jobs. after china, president obama will travel to myanmar and australia for other world summits. >>> a disturbing trend stemming from our immigration crisis. a lot of the undocumented people coming to america are children traveling alone. investigative reporter stephen stock has a look at the numbers and the reasons why these kids are fleeing their homelands. >> guys, we watched as day after day, mothers and infants, fathers and young children, all fled violent gangs and death squads from central america. they were dropped off at the local bus station in tucson, arizona. and we were surprised to find among those refugees children traveling alone. tonight our team takes you behind the scenes where those children, as young as 10 years old, are fleeing violence from el salvador, guatemala, honduras. according to the u.s. border patrol almost 52,00
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Aug 11, 2015 5:00pm PDT
, so stay tuned. >>> china devalued its currency today, and that sent prices and u.s. stock markets spiralling downward. oil fell to a six-year low and the dow lost more than 200 points. experts warn that china's efforts to stabilize its economy will continue to have a negative impact here in the united states on our markets and companies. >>> still ahead at 5:00, who would hurt an otter? the death threats that have led to increased patrols at a bay area lake. >>> also -- >> reporter: i'm michelle roberts in san jose where dozens of mobile homeowners are fighting to keep their homes where they are. coming up, hear the plan for this property and what the city may do to get involved, at least for now. >> reporter: and i'm here at valley humane society where you can help nbc bay area clear the shelters this weekend and maybe right now you're seeing a new member of your family here that you can adopt home this weekend. we'll tell you about some free adoptions this saturday, coming up when we come back. >>> then at 6:00, an international crime ring accused of stealing $100 million. >> to
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Nov 3, 2014 5:00pm PST
that was building the luxury home was arrested today at sfo. he flew here from his home in china to surrender to authorities. a grand jury indicted him in august for the involuntary manslaughter of raul macado, killed when a wall of mud collapsed on top of him. three days before the death a milpitas building inspector had issued a stop work order saying the construction site was not safe. >>> tomorrow is election day. there's a lot riding on the results, locally and nationally. turnout is expected to be low. take a look. this is a live look at the registrar's office in santa clara county. a lot of people actually stopping by to vote or drop off their mail-in ballots. the more traditional way, election tuesday. polls open tomorrow morning at 7:00 and close at 8:00 in the evening. the latest projection, only 40% to 50% of the county's registered voters are expected to cast a ballot. >> some of the things that may contribute to that are just low interest. the voter apathy. maybe not wanting to get out and vote or not having high interest topics or candidate contests on the election. >>
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Feb 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
unexpected food in china town. >> he was on jackson street and so i got out my -- you know, phone camera and took a picture of him. >> reporter: tony williams and fiona will see him at the maconic center. it's the biggest event of the night with the cheapest price tag. he says it's an important location for the president. >> i think he is with the popular vote and they support a good candidate. that's why i'm supporting it. that's why i bought this $100 ticket don't. >> i would like to see him. i think every penny helps. >> reporter: now, finally, we have found a protester out here in front of the masonic center. we have been waiting for most of the day to see if anyone would show up online. an anti-war group was talking about being here for this event but so far we've only seen a handful of people. live in san francisco, traci grant. back to you. >> do you know where he's staying tonight and what's the schedule for tomorrow as far as departure? >> reporter: well, i believe he's staying at the intercontinental hotel and then leaving fairly early in the morning. >> following the president
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Jul 29, 2011 5:00pm PDT
trade offices in china and brazil and creating a state development redevelopment agency focused on recruiting and supporting new startups and small businesses. newsom says he studied other states and countries to look for successful business and economic practices that could work here in california to support job growth. the study was paid for largely by the silicon valley leadership group, a trade organization representing 345 ceos and a half a million jobs. >>> tonight there's new hope for babies struggling with heart problems. there's a long wait for infants who need a heart transplant. sadly, many die before they ever find a match. but the odds of survival are now growing. and it's all happening in our own back yard. let's bring in nbc bay area's marianne favro. the progress they're making at stan sanford always inspirinspi. >> reporter: it is. they're the first hospital in the nation to implant a tiny artificial heart in babies. thanks it research done here, that may soon be an option for babies across the country. audrey macivor loves to coo and smile at mom. amazing since th
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Nov 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
means it unloads its cargo without any people. this is its maiden voyage that comes from china. onboard the ship, sand and gravel which will be used at construction sites in the south bay like new apple headquarters and levi stadium. the city expects imports to double by the next 18 months. >>> in health matters, new information revealed that doctors may be able to spot signs of autism earlier than ever before and it's all in the eyes. researchers at children's health care of atlanta track the eye movements of infants at risk for autism. they compare them to children who were not at risk. babies who did not make as much eye contact with people were later diagnosed with autism. special technology was used to track these eye movements. more research needs to be done and experts say parents should not worry if their child does not look them in the eye. >>> a new study reveals a new benefit of blue berries. researchers at the university of maine say antioxidants in blueberries help keep eyes and blood vessels healthy. nearly 40% of americans suffer from metabolic syndrome that increase risk
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Sep 29, 2014 5:00pm PDT
to convince china to allow the former british colony to hold fair and democratic elections. one friend texting, hong kong has never looked so pretty. >> i'm proud. i'm proud of them all. >> i want to be in hong kong right now. i want to be -- i want to see all of this happen. i want to like help people who are there. i want to be a part of it. >> reporter: michelle ping's heart is in hong kong too. she took part in several pro-democracy demonstrations before she moved to berkeley this summer. she says the spirit of hong kong has never been stronger. >> we want to have our own government. we want the one country, two systems, that's what they promised us. >> reporter: students at cal will hold a day-long demonstration on wednesday. that is chinese national day. they plan to wear yellow clothing, yellow ribbons, and educate their classmates on what is taking place in hong kong. >>> few video tonight that could help bring some bike thieves to justice. two men smashed their way into the electrical bicycle super store in san francisco's western addition early this morning. in minutes
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Aug 26, 2015 5:00pm PDT
till do a lot of business over sn china. expect the volatility to ==etinue for at least a week or two. ll k to you. >> okay, scott. thank you. >>> we continue to follow our breaking news in santa clara. ma,se are live pictures from our lae chopper. a gas explosion has triggered this fire at a strip mall, parts of lawrence expressway in santa daara are shut down as we speak. we'll give an update, just ahead. >>> victory for veterans in the south bay. i'm damian trujillo live in san jose. reming up, the permanent memorial going up for veterans here at city hall. >>> and good afternoon. i'm meteorologist jeff ranieri. hotter temperatures throughout the east bay and low 90s right now. we're tracking a chance of showers. i'll have details on that in just a few minutes. >> reporter: i'm michelle roberts in san francisco. following a shooting involving a tourist. coming up, what police are saying following the incident today. >>> then at 6:00, it might just be the opportunity of a lifetime. >> this looks new. >> is it safe? >> how you can learn to make movies the pixar way for free. >> t
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Aug 12, 2015 5:00pm PDT
replaced each other. live in alamo, chuck coppola. >>> developing news out of china after a series of massive explosions. look at the pictures that show the fiery scene that lit up the sky. this is at a busy port this morning local time. about 13 people are dead. hundreds more injured. investigators say the explosion came from a warehouse that stores dangerous materials that did not give any further details. the warehouse is right by -- about 90 miles southeast of beijing. right now, emergency crews are facing a devastating scene with doors and windows of nearby buildings blown out. they're estimating that up to 400 people are hurt. >>> it is not slowing down. the jerusalem fire is spreading into another county. the fire in lake county has moved into napa county, burning through more timber and more brush. it has charged 16,500 acres since sunday. cal fire issued new evacuation orders overnight for at least 150 homes. the fire is 6% contained now. take a look at this new map. the flames reached the perimeter of the larger rocky fire, but authorities say they've not merged. the charred
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Aug 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the moment. and a moment to forget for the hurrieder. china's first gold medalist in track. an echo of what happened at the beijing olympics, lou pulled up injured in the men's hurdles. afterward, his fellow competitors helped him off the track. anguish softened by a moment of olympic brotherhood. >> that was phil rogers reporting. and still ahead at 5:00, high anticipation for some high limits. the gamble that had people lining up in the south bay. >> that's what keeps me going, all the little projects i can get involved with. >> bringing it back to alcatraz. the lost treasures of alcatraz in an exclusive. >>> the south bay city considering a ban on bags andúác much more. >>> good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri. %ñ sunshine this afternoon. temperatures, warm for the most part. however know we're about number heating up. so much so that unhealthy air quality expected by thursday. we'll let you know how hot. >>> accused killer jared loughner pleaded guilty today in the shooting that nearly killed a congresswoman and killed six others. the deal allowed him to avoid the death penalty a
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Nov 12, 2014 5:00pm PST
a history-making deal between the u.s. and china. >>> high drama at the newly opened world trade center, a scaffolding faile, workers are trapped as it all played out on live television high above manhattan. >>> and are we witnessing the end of black friday? the news that could be a relief to all those who've had enough. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. and we begin tonight beyond the
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Jun 4, 2015 5:00pm PDT
. the u.s. government targeted, and nbc news has learned china is the prime suspect. >>> is a serial sniper on the loose? growing fear in colorado after a series of unsolved shootings. are people being targeted? the latest cut down on a residential street. >>> the little pink pill that some call the female viagra given a major victory tonight. will it soon be available? >>> and the cost of cancer. children suffering, their desperate parents turning to strangers for lifesaving help. >>> "nightly news" begins right now. >> announcer: from nbc news world
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Jul 9, 2017 5:00pm PDT
. >>> solar switch. china's well-known for smog and pollution, but now the country's making strides to lead the world on clean energy. starting with a sea of solar panels. >>> and canine certified.
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Feb 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
highlights how deficit spending is helping china's economy, but community activists are calling the commercial blatantly racist because the character speaks in broken english. the asian-pacific islander american vote group issued this statement -- the hoekstra campaign says the ad will continue to run for two weeks. >>> what we are presuming you watched it the most watched tv event in history, more than 113 million viewers for last night's super bowl on nbc. >> but we did more than just watch it we tweeted, we tivoed. nbc bay area's business and tech reporter scott budman has the numbers for us. scott, which commercial was number one? >> january it had to do with a dog. we saw a lot of dogs last night, we saw madonna, m & m's, quite a bit of david beckham. we watched and rewatched as technology took control of the game. tens of thousands of us watched and rewatched this ad during the super bowl, making it the top tivoed commercial of the day. and it wasn't alone. >> dogs seems to be the key to super bowl success this year. >> to the end zone, hernandez is there. >> reporter: we went
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Mar 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
tensions are escalating with north korea. russia and china are getting anxious. they expressed increasing concern. in north korea's capital thousands rallied in support of their leader. kim jong-un shouting death to the imperialists and that followed a clear message to the u.s. in which stealth bombers and b-52s dropped weapons just a few miles from north korea. the display was part of a drill, but president kim responded by ordering his missiles to be ready to strike the u.s. and south korea. north korea's weapons can't travel far enough to reach the u.s. >> former south african president nelson mandela is in good spirits as he recovers from persistent lung infection. the 94-year-old was admitted to the hospital earlier this week. it's his third stay since december. mandela's son announced today that his father was in good spirits and has been able to eat well. the former president contracted tuberculosis when he was a political prisoner and has had lung problems ever since. >>> a health scare for thousands of former patients of an oklahoma debtist who are being told they may have been e
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Mar 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the great wall of china to name a few. hundreds of millions of people around the world will take part in earth hour. it's from 8:30 to 9:30 at night. last year more than 5,000 cities and towns in 135 countries participated in the event. >> that's really neat. but i would be scared driving across the bay bridge at 8:30 and the lights go off -- >> turn off the lights. >> what's happening? >> up this for joining us. nightly news is next. >> see you back here at 6:00.
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Dec 6, 2011 5:00pm PST
chain following the lead of so many tech companies, expanding into china. we have 23 million potential pizza customers that could mean big business for a local company up to this point has never expanded beyond the bay area. >> they could have gone to sacramento first and then worked out from there. i don't know. >> you're taking one of my lines. sacramento was far east and now really going far east. >>> something's cooking in oakland. tonight, the city council will try to come up with a plan for food truck permits. right now, it's not legal for food trucks to operate in oakland. vendors are asking the council to create a permitting system for the growing trend and operate food pod events where they park in locations regularly. today, several vendors parked outside the city hall to give the council a taste of what the food pods would be like. >> some of the examples of the incredible local entrepreneurs contributing to the economic revitalization of our community, who are contributing healthy foods to neighborhoods that need it, and, frankly, it's also good that it tastes good. >> abso
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Feb 17, 2016 5:00pm PST
similar demands from china, russia. >> reporter: apple insists it will stand firm despite the fbi's insistence it needs the data. executives from companies like google had come out in support of tim cook and apple. tonight at 6:00, we'll let you know what local politicians had to say about the battle. reporting live in cupertino, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >>> our coverage continues on "nightly news." we'll take a closer look at this privacy versus security showdown and what's at stake. it begins at 5:30. >>> just into our newsroom, new photos of a man suspected of setting a hillside fire in belmont. a witness snapped the picture as the man was sprinting away from the flames on saturday afternoon. investigators tell us they found a lighter at the scene. if you recognize that man who is running, call them. thankfully the fire was knocked down quickly. only about a hundred square feet of brush actually burned. >>> he faced a judge today. this man, robert vega. he's accused of killing an off-duty east bay police officer. this is the officer. he's the grandfather of the suspect's
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Aug 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, harrison barnes plays ping upon with mayor ed lee. it all went down in china league. harrison was kind enough to take some pictures, sign some autographs. the magic of editing made these two look pretty good. >> i'm right there with you. >> we're kids at heart, right? >> thank you, henry. >> we'll be right back with free tuition. the critics agree, build your own pancakes part 2 is a hit! i put caramel and bacon, says bobby. i like it when syrup goes down the side, says jenna. and michael was left speechless. build your own pancakes are back for a limited run, only at denny's. >>> for thousands of students going off to college, the bills can add up quickly. one lucky freshman avoided the cost of tuition, but not in the way you might think. yes! and with that half court shot, marcus earned free tuition for the spring semester at ball state. according to officials, the university has been sponsoring the contests for several years, and he is the first to make the shot and win the prize. he said he has only played basketball in recreational leagues. he will get a check for more than $11,00
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Mar 18, 2016 5:00pm PDT
since china continues to block facebook. >>> as usual the cupertino company isn't releasing many details but blogs anticipate a four-inch iphone, a smaller i-book pro and new advances for the watch. we'll have full coverage on our digital platform and on tv as well. >>> headline writers having a lot of fun about the new lawsuit against starbucks joking that it is in a whole latte trouble. get it? thank you. they've filed a class action lawsuit says that it calls for ba ris tas to underfill lattes to save on milk. they dismiss the claim. the coffee giant says the hand prepared nature of its product means each one varies according to the customer's order and the ba ris ta who is making that drink. >> that's enough to cause rioting. cheated on a latte. local dancers got to back up a top mega star. >> the biebs. >>> tonight at 6:00, checked out before you even check in. go behind the scenes with the tsa to see how their profilers keep us safe at their habits and the specific habits they're looking for. that's tonight at 6:00. >>> a quick programming note for you. some of your favorit
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
london, winning a silver medal in the 49er class. and then back in 2008, competed in china at the age of 17. the olympics twice. what did you get out of the olympics that you bring here to the bay in the america's cup competition? >> sailing with the pressure. you kind of yeah, it's one of the things you spend all your time and you just build up to one thing. it's pretty much four years of your life. i mean the pressure in that far outweighs what i feel in this moment. . >> tell me something. when did you get into this how young were you? and what made you want to do this? >> i got into sailing where i just grew up. i was always around the water. and fishing, surfing, whatever. started racing and got a few -- >> we're navigating right now. he is talking and navigating. sorry to interrupt you. >> a few events. and one thing led to another. and got to the games pretty young. got a good result. >> remember the name, peter burling. thank you so much for having us here with you on the boat here. we totally appreciate it. i got to tell you something. this is the team to watch. this is the s
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Feb 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
china. >>> the 11th straight budget shortfall and residents say they would support a sales gap increase to fill the gap. 48% of san jose residents prefer to see cuts to city employee compensation but 65% said they would support a new sales tax hike and 85% support selling one of three city owned golf courses. the city's mayor says he won't support any tax measures until financial reforms including his pension overhaul plan are in place. >>> president obama will be in the bay area on thursday. today he unveiled his budget for the in enext fiscal year. it invests money to create new jobs and as expected it was not well received by republicans. its impact on california would be severe with fewer subsidies for central valley farmers, smaller block grants for valley counties and the loss of millions of dollars to pay to keep undocumented immigrants in jail. the budget also includes new spending. $8 billion to train community college students for careers in health care, transportation, and manufacturing paid for by nearly $2 trillion in tax increases. >> we want to keep these tax cuts for wea
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