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good sunday morning. it is 7:00 on the nose. this is a live look outside at the autism speaks walk in san jose at the san jose state university practice field. meteorologist kari hall is the emcee. autism speaks walk. i can't spit that out this morning. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm chris chmura sitting in for kira klapper. we have a look at the microclimate forecast. looking good? >> they're going to have great weather for the walk. warm temperatures, but not as
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warm as yesterday. it will be a comfortable middle mark. 51 degrees. wind speeds at 10 miles per hour. dublin, 47 degrees. clear skies. a beautiful way to wake up this morning. san jose, which is where the autism speaks walk will be held. temperatures topping out in the mid-60s. we will be hitting low 70s out there. notice in the icons we're not too concerned about any rain. we will stay dry through today. high pressure will take over. we are expecting an increase in cloud cover. aside from that, a nice sunday ahead. i am tracking, though, an incoming system that will bring rain for the start of your workweek. how will that impact your morning commute? i will break down the timing, how much rain we're expecting in 15 minutes. >> all right. look forward to it. vianey, thanks very much. a developing story in the east bay. panic and pepper spray abruptly shutting down a popular amusement venue after a fight broke out among a group of teenagers.
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this is 8:00 last night at the jungle in concord. several police units rushed to the scene to break up a fight that broke out between several males and a young woman. when the officers arrived, they found 25 to 30 parents and children outside who had been affected by pepper spray that someone had sprayed during the melee. some of those people were vomiting or coughing from the fumes. the young people who were fighting all left the area before officers arrived. no arrests were made. police are reviewing security camera video to see if they can identify the instigators. the jungle is expected to reopen as usual later today. >> new this morning, a hit and run crash leaves a mother and her 6-year-old son dead. oakland police say the mom and the child and a 20-year-old man were walking in a marked crosswalk at 26th avenue when a two-door mercedes-benz hit them and drove off. the 30-year-old mom and her child were frownsed dead at the scene. the other victim, the man, is in
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critical condition this morning. police located the mercedes-benz but have not located the driver. a hit and run collision sent a car into a house in san francisco, perhaps the result of a chase. at 1:00 yesterday at 40th and cabreo. one of the cars hit a moving card and collided with two parked cars, sending a mini van into the house. one man said it happened after he chased away people who he thought were breaking into his car. that man followed the thieves. >> they took everything they had. they got into the car and they started running. i literally chased them. i was on the phone with 911. >> no one was hurt. police detained several people who ran from the scene. it looks like a hurricane going on outside this window in san francisco. it's actually water gushing out
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of a fire hydrant on the corner of 5th and blossom streets. a car crashed into the hydrant. these are pictures tweeted by a person who lives nearby. he said the san francisco fire department did a good job. >> a confusing situation on the richmond-san rafael bridge. this is the last time the concrete fell from the upper deck. friday night, the chp said it happened again when concrete reportedly hit a woman's car. she was not hurt. but late last night, caltrans said engineers inspected the bridge and determined no concrete fell off the bridge friday night. some called to replace the bridge in its entirety. another democratic contender from the bay area entering the presidential race. east bay congressman eric swalwell will hold a campaign kickoff today in dublin. here you see crews putting up the risers and litghting. the former alameda county prosecutor announced his bid for the presidency monday night.
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he formally filed notice he was ending his congressional re-election campaign saying he won't run for president and congress at the same time. >> as congress waits for an edited version of the mueller report, the chair of the ways and means committee, the democrats are calling for president trump's tax returns. he sent much of his saturday at his virginia golf club. neil wants six years of tax returns by april 23rd. congressional republicans and the white house say they want to see it purely for political reasons. we do have an election coming. >> and democrats hungry to unseat the president are hitting the campaign trail hard. former texas congressman beto o'rourke said in south carolina if elected he would fight to end capital punishment. in iowa, former colorado governor john heugen looper admitted breaking through a field of hope was will be tough. in new jersey, new jersey senator cory booker returned to
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newark to officially kick off his campaign. >> we have to decide whether we will choose division and blame over hard work of conquering fear with faith. hatred with love. >> south bend, indiana mayor put g buttigieg will announce his candidate candidate seu today. the warriors are on their way. celebrating a win last night in what will be the team's final playoff run at oracle arena. he talked to plenty of excited and confident fans. >> reporter: taking nothing for granted, the warriors and fans celebrate their game one win over the clippers in style.
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>> sweep, sweep, sweep. >> champions. recognize. >> reporter: definitely amped up going into the weekend after watching their team move one step closer to another nba championship. >> that's all that counts right now. game one in the books. >> reporter: the warriors have to win this series and three more if they are going to bring home their fourth championship in five years and third in a row. >> it will be unbelievable for the bay area it will be great. a three pete? what do you think? >> that would be amazing. >> sweep, sweep, sweep, sweep! >> reporter: thom jensen, nbc bay area news. >> we will have highlights game one win over the l.a. clippers
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and we will hear from the star of the game two-time mvp steph curry. >> all right. this is always fun. we're showing you the sped-up video of the time-consuming process of setting up before the game. workers placing free shirts on all seats inside oracle arena. the design on the shirt, okay, a collaboration with bay area artist benny gold. on the front the bay bridge and the basketball, strength in numbers on the back. the design, by the way, of the shirts will change with each new playoff round. the warriors have now given out more than 1 million gold shirts. all right. too late and too loud. that's what some some san francisco are saying about the giants' late night fireworks celebration. video on the fireworks show lighting up the sky over oracle park friday night, or saturday morning i guess. the team tweeted out video of
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the show. the problem, it was after 1:00 in the morning because the game with the colorado rockies went 18 innings. the giants apologized for the very late, or early morning disruption. some were shocked when the booming sounds rattled them from their sleep. >> it was just like one or two fireworks we thought would go. it just kept going. it wouldn't stop. i was outraged that this could be allowed at this hour. >> changes are in the works. the giants anticipate having a new policy for games that run long. it will be in place, they say, before the next fireworks display. more news near oracle park. yesterday dozens of giants fans gathered near the site of a proposed homeless shelter to voice their objection to it. emotions on both sides of the issue have been running high ever since mayor london breeze imposed a navigation center on the embarcadero. giants fans who live nearby say while the area once was
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industrial, it is now residential with more families moving in and they are worried the center will make the area more dangerous as giants of fans head to the ballpark on game days. all right. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay". next we'll take you live to washington, d.c. for our weekly interview with chuck todd, moderator of "meet the press". survivors of the parkland school shooting join jackie speier in the bay area on gun violence prevention.
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[ distant traffic sounds ] [ music replaces the noise ] the new galaxy s10 on xfinity mobile. the phone and network designed to do more. switch and save today, and you get a new galaxy. say "get a galaxy" to learn more. with "chuck todd" ... n-b-c news it is time for our weekly chat with chuck todd moderator of "meet the press". chuck, good morning. how are you doing? >> good morning, chris and larry. nice to see you. >> chuck, let's start here. the president renewed the fight for immigration and floated the idea of sending asylum seekers
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to sanctuary cities. is this practical or political? >> well, i think the way he did it is political. the irony is if we're going to deal with this crisis, refugee crisis at the border, ironically this is actually part of the temporary solution. it's notten like the one in miami. we asked other cities and states to help out as you relocate folks. somalis were relocated to minneapolis, things like that. ironically, it is part of a temporary solution. but it is sort of the way the president went about it made it seem as if it's being weaponized and done in some odd punishment kind of way. if he means it as part of a large solution, i think there will be a bunch of states and governors and mayors willing to help out on this. >> big picture question, which you can. chuck. senate republicans seem to be drifting away from president trump. think about the national declaration emergency, refusal to appeal obamacare, rejection
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of nominees. what is it? is this more about questionable policies or fears about their own re-election chances? >> the answer to that is yes to both. they don't like how he's gone about this. they're making it difficult. they've got their heads handed to them on pre-existing conditions. health care is very frustrating to them. i do think this, the decision so sack everybody at dhs really has irritated some senate republicans that normally don't push back as hard on this administration. even mitch mcconnell is calling for bipartisan meetings with pelosi almost without the president to deal with this. it is possible that the president's rhetoric and sort of this where every solution he has is just a hammer, that that might break some senate republicans, at least on this asylum issue, alone. you we will see. we have said it before, larry. they talk like they're upset but
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they vote differently. >> chuck, thanks very much. good show coming up. chuck will have an interview with kellyanne conway and exclusive discussion with washington governor and county jay ainslie at 8:00 right after our newscast. larry will be back in 40 minutes, right, for our weekly political segment. we will dig deeper into president trump's latest border plans. we look forward to seeing you and hearing your insight. larry, thanks very much. we will turn now to gun violence and a personal message demanding national action. students and activists met in burlingame. some were from parkland, florida where 17 students were shot to death last year. jackie speier joined them and talked about ways to reduce gun violence in the united states. she said congress has an obligation to make common sense federal laws that require background checks to own a gun. she said congress is paralyzed because the national rifle
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association has too much influence. >> as we move across america, we have turned into a killing field. 40,000 americans are killed every year, and it's got to stop. we are the only industrialized nation that has this bloodshed that goes on in our neighborhoods. >> millennials replace baby boomers in congress. >> fire at the coachella music festival had fans running from the flames. fire broke out in a mobile shower unit, we're told, at the festival's camp browned around 2:00 start morning. campers poeted this video to twitter. one shower unit was destroyed, another one damaged. coachella kicked off friday. more than 100,000 people attend the southern california event each year. they have good weather down there? >> it's always hot. but i think people who go to coachella are fully aware of
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that, which is why they go there. they're prepped and ready to go. hopefully they wore a lot of sunscreen. ladies, i hope you wore your setting spray. it sets your makeup and makes it last a lot longer when it's that hot. >> it's about layering, i guess. >> you will still need your setting spray. it won't be as warm as yesterday. 50 degrees. wind speeds are nice and calm. check out how it looks in san francisco. 51 degrees. it's a little breezier in san francisco. a live look right now in dublin. 47 degrees. wind speeds are calm. hour by hour outlook will change. we will notice an increase in cloud cover. here's a look at what we can expect later this afternoon as well. off to a cool start. by the afternoon, the clouds will roll in. that means filtered sunshine. however, our temps will be in the upper 60s, low 70s for today.
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the reason we're not climbing into the upper 70s is because of all of this cloud cover. as we head into monday, we're talking about rain. look at that. we will see the rain roll in early on for the north bay. then it will continue to make its way kind of down past the golden gate bridge, into areas like the south bay, right around the evening commute. so 5:00, 6:00, still good pockets of rain. as far as rain totals, anywhere from from a quarter to half an inch of rain. microclimate highs will be rather pleasant. we will top out in the upper 60s for palo al toes. low 70s in the interior valleys. concord, 72. san jose, 73. morgan hill, 70 degrees. it will be a nice day outside. if you're going to be heading out to tahoe, i have a couple of things i want to make mention of. a liquid advise relative in effect from 11:00 a.m. today to 11:00 p.m. today. we're talking about southwesterly winds, 15 to 20-mile-per-hour winds, gusts
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upward of 35 plus. monday and tuesday, with that approaching system, it will bring rain to the sierra. tuesday, 4:00 a.m., that's when you're going to want to check your travel conditions. elevations above 7,000 feet could see the potential of 7, 8, 9 additional inches of snow from an impressive snowpack. it has been quite a winter up in the sierra. go support kari hall hosting the autism speaks walk in san jose. you don't have any excuses as far as weather goes. temperatures will start in the upper 60s. it will be nice and cool. it warms up to 70 degrees. after the walk, you can hang out and have a nice lunch in the downtown san jose area. the next seven days, here's a look at what you can expect. nice and dry today. rain moves in monday. the system is very fast moving. we might get a couple showers tuesday morning. it clears out by tuesday
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afternoon making way for dry days ahead. i will turn your attention to thursday and friday. notice the 70s in san francisco. we're tracking 80s for inland areas. a ridge of high pressure adopt that will start taking over into wednesday. that will bring your warmup into 80s, which we vice president seen in quite some time. go out and enjoy your sunday and go out and support kari hall at autism speaks walk in san hoe have a. much more on "today in the bay" coming up. >> she said tell my family this. tell my family that. i said, no, i'm not going to do it. i'm not going to do it. you're going to make it. i said if you give up hope, we have no chance here. the call to save a life also changes one paramedic's life forever. it's part of our bay area proud series, next.
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when it comes to first
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responders, a good rescue is one where the victim survives. well, that is part of our next story. but it's what happened next that turned good into amazing. "today in the bay"'s garvin thomas as a remarkable story in this morning's "bay area proud." >> reporter: angela castro, like many other members of the san francisco fire department can trace her desire to join the department back to childhood. her story, though, is a bit different. it is also what made one afternoon last november so very special. in the city of san francisco last year, the fire department responded to 149,000 calls for help. each one unique. >> it was pinned right here in the corner. >> reporter: none, we can assure you, quite like the call that angela castro got. >> this call has impacted my wife in a way that i don't think i will ever lose faith again.
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>> reporter: no understand why you have to travel back to angela's childhood and one of the reasons she became a paramedic. the heroin overdose of her father when she was just 5 years old. >> and i started -- it makes me emotional. i always wanted to be there for somebody else's dad. >> reporter: so angela trained and worked her way up, joining the department in 2015. eager to save other people's families. >> so in this first video you can see linda getting into the car. >> reporter: which was just what was needed. >> and the car rolls. >> reporter: -- that november afternoon when an emergency brake failed and left a 57-year-old woman pinned between her car and her home. >> there's ken. there's me. >> reporter: angela and her partner were the first to arrive. and it didn't look good. >> and so it's like this is going to be bad. either i'm going to be holding someone as they die, or i'm
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going to be doing everything i can you know, kind of a thing. it's not going to be a good call. >> reporter: for the next 40 minutes, angela and her partner kept the woman alive while firefighters worked to safely lift the car off of her. >> it was difficult because she was giving me her last rites. she was tell my family this, tell my family that. and i'm like, no, i'm not going to do it. i'm not going to do it. you're going to make it. i said if you give up hope, we have no chance here. >> reporter: the woman, named linda, didn't give up. and angela eventually got her to the hospital. badly injured but alive. it is what those in the rescue business call a career call. one you will never forget. for angela, though, two weeks later, the unforgettable became the unbelievable. it happened in a phone call from her sister.
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>> linda, linda, the lady that you saved, she's related to us. she's our family. and i went, oh, my god. like -- >> reporter: though they had never met, linda ruiz is related by marriage to angela. and angela, who got into this business because she wasn't able to save her family, finally did. >> uh-huh, yeah, i did. totally. yeah. totally. >> reporter: as an amazing a story as that is, the best part of the story is linda's recovery. when they pulled her out of that wreck, they honestly said no one thought she would ever walk again, but she is walking now and promises a full recovery. garvin thomas, nbc bay area news. nice job, garvin. much more ahead on "today in the bay". coming up, a woman in the east bay pinned under her own car. she's now safe because of the kindness of strangers. now she's on a mission and needs the public's help.
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plus, caught on camera. a wild scuffle inside a jail cell. but it's what one officer did next that is catching so much attention. you buckle up, start the car, put it in gear and take off. next thing you know, the phone is in your hand! stop! we should be holding the wheel, not holding the phone. it's a busy world out there. and we're all in it together. go safely, california.
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put it in gear and take off., next thing you know, the phone is in your hand! stop! we should be holding the wheel,
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not holding the phone. it's a busy world out there. and we're all in it together. go safely, california. good sunday morning. the time is just before 7:30. take a live look outside. this is the san jose state university campus. this is specifically the football practice field. this is where the autism speaks walk is about to get under way. kari hall, our morning meteorologist monday through friday, is the emcee out there. and it looks like they've got just about perfect weather for that event. right, vianey? >> they certainly do. temperatures are a little cool in the 40s and 50s. it will warm up nicely into the afternoon. no complaints on that end. golden gate bridge, beautiful shot. that is actually san francisco. forgive me there. i'll bring it up in my 7:45
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pitch. 53 in oakland. if you're going to be heading out to the california cherry blossom festival, and chris was there yesterday. >> and i'll be there today. >> answering all your questions. it will be cooler into the afternoon. it will still be climbing into the upper 60s. so you'll have fantastic weather to have chris answer all your questions. if you're heading out to autism speaks with kari hall in san jose, also going to have great weather. we'll top out in the upper 60s. but we will get low 70s by late afternoon. we're tracking rain into monday. so i will break that timeline coming up in 15 minutes. >> i think i did need sunscreen yesterday. >> you certainly did. >> any time, anywhere. even when it's cloudy. >> all right, cool. rain ahead. we'll look forward to the forecast. vianey, thanks. >> a developing story in the east bay. panic and pepper spray abruptly shutting down a popular family
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amusement center after a fight broke out among a group of teenagers. 8:00 last night at the jungle, several police rushed to the scene to break up a fight that broke out between several teenage males and a young woman. when officers arrived, they found 25 to 30 parents and children outside affected by pepper sprayed that someone sprayed down the melee. several were vomiting or coughing from the fumes. the young people who were fighting all left the area before officers arrived. so no arrests were made. they are now reviewing security camera video. the jungle is expected to reopen as usual later today. new this morning, a hit and run crash leaves a mother and her 6-year-old son dead. oakland police say the mom, the child, and a 20-year-old man were walking in a marked crosswalk at foothill boulevard and 26th avenue when a two-dar door mercedes-benz hit them and drove off. the 30-year-old mom and child
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were frownsed dead at the scene. the other victim is in critical condition this morning. police have located the mercedes-benz but have not found the driver. a hit and run collision in the city of san francisco sends a car crashing into a house. perhaps the result of a chase. this is around 1:00 yesterday afternoon in the outer richmond district. 40th and cabrio to be specific. one of the cars hit a moving car, collided with two prarbgar cars, sending a mini van into the house. a man chased away people he thought were trying to break into his car and that man then followed the car. >> they got into the car. they got in and started running. it literally chased them. i was on the phone with 9911. several people were later det n detained by police. >> she's looking for her guard yann angel. a hayward woman said a good samaritan sprang into action at
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just the right moment and saved her from serious injury. now she wants to track that person down and thank her. "today in the bay" sylvia cantano. >> reporter: she is still bandaged from her extent in the parking lot. wednesday she just walked to her parked suv and put it in reverse. >> i realized i dropped something. >> she reached down for the item she dropped. in the video you can see her suv roll back. she falls and gets swept under the open door. >> my truck rolled over my left leg and pinned me down and stopped. from that moment i yelled help. >> reporter: in the video you can see a woman holding a purse walking to walgreen's, then stop as she hears cassandra yell. she runs to help. >> this lady came running. when she approached my truck she asked me what she should do. i asked can you get the truck off me.
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she immediately got the truck off me. i don't remember how she did it. >> reporter: her leg injury could have been so much worse if the suv wasn't moved so quickly. she and her daughter have a message for the woman with the purse who helped at just the right moment. >> she responded in an instant. she didn't even think about it. for that, i'm grateful. >> my mom is ---ive love her to death, and i don't know what i would do without her. >> reporter: nbc bay area news. the driver who slammed into this 711 yesterday morning was drunk, according to police. the car ended up inside the store. the crash happened 7:00 across the sonoma state university where the driver is said to go to school. police say the 19-year-old was arrested on suspicion of dui. customers and employees who were inside when the car plowed through weren't hurt. >> you are playing with fire. we just encourage everybody to not drink and drive.
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you know, in the day and age of uber and friends that can drive for you, we encourage everyone to make those phone calls prior to getting behind the wheel. >> all the merchandise had to be cleared out so repairs could be made. >> a pennsylvania police officer has been excused for shooting a man for shooting a man inside a holding cell in a police station. a camera recorded it. you're about to see part of it. we want to warn you the clip is graphic. prosecutors say the officer will not face any criminal charges. they concluded he thought he was using his stun gun, taser, not his handgun during a scuffle. a lawyer for the man who was shot says the door is now open to sue police civilly. >> he wore his taser on the same side as his firearm, which is against policy for obvious reasons. >> the distract attorney said the officer who fired the gun was placed on paid administrative leave and later
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retired. deadly storms across the south this weekend. a tornado damaged homes and buildings in texas. two children were killed when a tree fell on the car they were in. a 13-year-old boy drowned in a drainage area in louisiana. and a fourth person died from weather-related debris. hundreds of flights were delayed and canceled. the storms are expected to move through the carolinas and virginia today. turning to politics. as members of congress await the release of the mueller report, one democratic law maker has a new ultimatum to the irs, turn over president trump's tax returns. and democrats, hoping to unseat the president next year, are hitting the campaign trail hard. nbc's chris pollone has the latest. >> reporter: president donald trump spending much of saturday at his virginia golf club, appears unconcerned about a new deadline from a house committee. ways and means chair is demanding six years of the
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president's tax returns to be turned over by april 23rd. it comes days after the treasury secretary said the irs would miss an april 10th deadline. congressional republicans and the white house raising concerns democrats want to see the president's taxes purely for political purposes. >> the fact that secretary of treasury mnuchin has taken this on as opposed to defer to the irs administrator suggests they are prepared for a fight. >> reporter: meanwhile, democrats hoping to unseat the president are out on the trail. new jersey senator cory booker returned to newark to officially kick off his campaign. >> we have to decide whether they will choose division and blame or if we want to do the hard work of conquering fear with faith. hatred with love. >> former texas congressman beto
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o'rourke said if elected he would fight to end capital punishment. >> we should not have the death penalty. as a president, as a candidate, i will do everything in my power to abolish the death penalty. >> john hickenlooper acknowledged breaking through a crowd of democrat iic hopefuls will be tough. >> well, i know i'm the dark horse, right? but i also think i'm the only person that has brought people together and got stuff done. >> the iowa caucus kicks off less than 10 months from now, february 3rd, 2020. another democratic contender entering the presidential race. east bay congressman eric swalwell will hold a campaign kickoff in dublin. here you see crews putting up lighting and risers. it starts at 2:00 p.m. at dublin high school. he announced his bid monday night. he formally filed notice he was
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ending his congressional re-election campaign saying he won't run for president and congress at the same time. too late and too loud. that's what some in san francisco are saying about the giants' late night fireworks celebration. yeah. that's video of the fireworks show lighting up the sky over oracle park friday night, early saturday morning. the team even tweeted out video of the show. the problem is it was after 1:00 in the morning because the game with the colorado rockies went 18 innings. the giants apologized for the very late or early morning disruption. some people were shocked when the booming sounds rattled them from their slumber. >> it was like one or two pieces of fireworks that would go. then it kept going and wouldn't stop. i was outraged this could be allowed at this hour. >> the giants tell us they anticipate having a new policy for games that run long.
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and there's also a fireworks show in place before the next fireworks display. more news near oracle park. yesterday dozens of fans gathered near the site of a proposed homeless center to voice their objection to it. emotions on both sides of the issue have been running high ever since mayor london breed proposed a center not far from oracle park. giants fans who live nearby said, yeah, the area used to be industrial, but now it is more residential. and they are worried the center will make the area more dangerous as thousands of giants fans head to the ballpark on game days. still ahead on "today in the bay", is it a plan to punish asylum seekers or ease tensions at the border. larry rejoins us live to discuss the president's latest border plan. and the oracle warriors game one.
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xfinity sportsdesk. warriors began their campaign for their third straight title trying to go out on a high note in their final season at oracle. the second season, better known as the playoffs, have officially begun with the top-seeded dubs hosting the l.a. clippers. warriors looking to also win their fourth title in five years. and steph curry getting the crowd pumped up at oracle. first starting off with the dubs up by one. draymond green to goodell for the jam. third quarter, dubs, steph curry with the stepback triple. not done with curry. fourth quarter warriors in control. steph from downtown again passing ray allen as the all time postseason leader. 121-104 final. curry's a 3 breaks the record for most threes in the playoffs. >> to be in the same category
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and to pass a day like ray allen and all the iconic moments he's had in playoffs games and finals games and all that type of stuff is pretty surreal. so definitely honor and grateful for those opportunities. >> giants won their third straight over the rockies, 5-2. a's were rained out in arlington. a makeup game with the rangers scheduled for june 8th. that's all the time we have for sports. more news after the break.
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♪ i've slain your dreaded dragon. for saving the kingdom what doth thou desire? my lord? hey good knight. where are you going? ♪ ♪ climbing up on solsbury hill ♪ grab your things, salutations. coffee that is a cup above is always worth the quest. nespresso. tis all i desire. did thou bring enough for the whole kingdom? george: nespresso, what else? about bussing asylum-seeking immigrants to sanctuary cities until their cases are heard in court. >> welcome back. president trump asked about buffing immigrants to sanctuary cities until their cases are heard in court. it could be even years until an immigration judge rules. nbc bay area larry gurstin
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stkwroeupjoins us. >> the more innocent explanation is to relieve congestion brought about by the asylum seekers at border cities are tens of thousands are stored, housed, if you will, until hear dates. but that's another one. the more sinister interpretation would center on the president using them to embarrass democratic members of congress from the sanctuary cities with the hope of getting democrats to support more strict immigration policies. such a move would double down on a frustrating issue he can't manage to control, leaving would-be asylum seekers pawns in the political chess game of sorts between the president and congress. >> if you can't control it, why focus so much on it. >> well, the answer of course depends upon one's interpretation of the whole border situation. it's never easy. buff the president defines the problem as protecting americans
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from teeming numbers of gangsters, murderers who seek to ruin the country. he argued that the would be asylum seekers are not genuine and they threaten the well-being of our culture. his critics have another approach. they say the border crisis stems from the cruelty endured by the citizens of hon tkouduras, guat, el salvador. 60% of whom are families have come to the united states with a hope of having safer lives. so depending upon one's political values, the border crisis is about unwanted people ruining our country or desperately threatened people seeking a safe haven. >> this is a guy that voters took from the business world, the outsider, and then injected him into the swamp in washington, d.c. so a guy who is so focused on the economy, brings this business background, why focus so much attention on an
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unfixable problem and lavish so much -- i don't know what the right word is -- so much on illegal immigration. >> are accept especially since the economy could be his, excuse me, trump card, congress is going really well. that's a very good question. a couple factors come to play here. first, from the day donald trump came down the escalator, right, we all remember that moment, to proclaim his candidacy for president, he focused on illegal immigration for america's wi a'. second, the president has made it not only a primary goal but a focal point for his re-election. look, forget what the calendar says, forget about this day. for this reason alone, we're in the midst of the trump re-election campaign. and that takes us to the third factor. the president believes if he doesn't put a stop to illegal immigration, he will disappoint his base and jeopardize his re-election. so it all gets wrapped up.
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>> so you are saying this works with the people he needs the most. >> yeah. >> where do we go from here? >> now we're getting into uncharted territory, as we off do here. every time the president plays the immigration card, illegal immigration card, he feeds his base. no doubt about it. but the more important thing is, does he chase other people away? he stands in the low 40s, not enough to live in 2020. what we don't know is to what degree those who view the policies as harmful and unkind are so upset with the president they will just support opponents who favor more humane policies for people seeking freedom and asylum. that's why the president is playing a dangerous game. he's already expressed support for splitting up families at the border, closing down the southern border altogether, and declaring a national emergency over funding his border wall. each step would have serious repercussions constitutionally and politically, which is why all the moves may have an impact
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on the 2020 presidential election. chris, the campaign is now. we may not know who the democrat is but it is full bore. >> what are the chances that he focuses on this now but then he moves on to something economic and focuses on that and allows immigration to be swept under the rug. >> his advisers told him record low unemployment. tout this. tout this. the economy is going great. but he is fixed on this because he believes this will be the cornerstone of his success. >> everybody will be watch stphrg there you go. >> larry, thank you very much. the lack check of weather after this. pdates and your complete forecast so you are ready to get out the door and take on the day. plus - the latest headlines from the bay area to capitol hill. join us monday morning for today in the bay from 4:30 to 7.
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it's 7:54. and it's sunday. and i hope you have the day off to just relax and enjoy or head outside, because the weather is going to be very beautiful today. just a little cooler temperatures. our daytime highs will be slightly cooler. but nothing to concern yourself with. because for the most part, pleasant weather. 50 degrees in san jose. and we will notice an increase in cloud cover into the afternoon. it's also going to be windier for san francisco. 51 degrees right now. your hour-by-hour outlook. i want to make note of the system that will bring rain. pay attention to the timeline up here. sunday, 10:00 p.m. notice the increase in cloud cover as the system is approaching. it will filter out our sunshine and keep our temperatures in the
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upper 60s and low 70s compared to yesterday's upper 70s. today not so much. i'll fast forward this timeline into monday. take a look at what happens. the system begins moving north to south. more widespread by the evening. but the north will likely see rain during the monday morning commute. everyone else will probably get the rain late evening, including san jose, morgan hill, santa cruz, early morning showers. this is a very fast moving system. it's not a huge rainmaker. once it makes its way on through, it should clear tuesday afternoon. as far as your microclimate for today, i made mention of the cloud cover. temperatures will be slightly cooler. we will not get a chance to warm up as much. 67 in oakland. 69 in palo alto. 73 degrees for san jose. and let's talk about your sierra forecast. if you have plans to head to the sierra, you don't have to worry
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about any snow today. but there is a lake wind advisory from 11:00 a.m. today to 11:00 p.m. as the system approaches, winds 15 to 20 miles per hour. monday into tuesday morning, the worst commute will be monday into tuesday morning. check the travel conditions then. because we're tracking more snow with that system, believe it or not, four to six inches especially for elevations 7,000 feet. 6,000 will get a dusting of snow in through tuesday evening. so keep that in mind. if you're staying local, don't forget to go out and support kari hall at the autism speaks walk at the san jose state university practice field at 10:00 a.m. temperatures will be great. also, go and say hello to chris chmura. he's here now, but he is heading out to the cherry blossom festival. high pressure helping us stay dry for sunday. monday it moves out quickly. just a little bit of a rainy
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start to the start of our workweek. aside from that, though, big warmup thursday and friday. >> anybody hit 80 yesterday? >> well, no. actually, i saw upper 70s. let me revisit that question, and i will post it on twitter. let's talk more about the cherry blossom festival finally this morning. one of the most popular going on in san francisco. 52nd annual cherry blossom festival. one of the most prominent celebrations of japanese traeurb traditions here in our backyard. the art of drumming, bonsai, martial arts, doll making and our tent, the nbc bay area and telemundo 48 are on hand. i'll be there between noon and 5:00. the festival until the 21st of april. >> chris's spanish is pretty good. if you have a question in
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fight. president trump ups the stakes saying he may release migrants to sanctuary cities. >> they always say they have open arms. let's see if they have open arms. >> taunting states like california that oppose his immigration policy. >> we can give them an unlimited supply. >> and reportedl urging homeland security to close the border even as he publicly said he wouldn't. >> it's just another notion that is unworthy of the presidency of the united states. >> plus, spy games. when attorney general bill barr makes this claim without offering evidence -- >> you are not suggesting though

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