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friday. the man accosted the girl as she walked home from school at 2:00 p.m. near belledden street. they say he pulled her wrist but she managed to break free and run home. he's described as white, 19 to 20 years old and 6'" tall with slack black brown hair and a grown goatee and has a piercing in his right eyebrow. an under age drinking sting netted 12 people who purchased alcohol for minors. it targeted people. during the operation a minor stood outside liquor and convenience stores and asked people to buy them alcohol while indicating they were under age. suspects face a 1000-dollar fine and 24 hours of community service. the world's best on the diamond are getting ready to face off at at&t park for the world baseball classic. christen captain is live with the fans and this globally
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watched event. kristin? >> reporter: the quad will take them on and the fans here streaming into at&t park you would think it was a regular season game. starting pitcher for japan is a solid right hander likely to be a big league prospect down the road. for puerto rico, mario will be starting. while the major leagues are in spring training, fans turned out for preseason baseball and kind of like the world cup where the best get to play and represent their country. it's picking up steam as a place to watch baseball players play. japan won in 2006 and again in 2009 and now fans are wondering if they can repeat the dominican republic, by the way, knocked the u.s. out of contention in the last round of play. the winner tonight will face the winner of tomorrow night's game
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against the dominican and tuesday night the finals all right here at at&t park. now we will be back in the 10:00 news with highlights from tonight's game and a look at how fans are enjoying the world baseball classic here in san francisco. for now, we've live in san francisco, christen captain, ktvu. >> should be a fun game. speaking of baseball, the oakland a's will be one of the first teams to debut a new app that gives fans the option to upgrade seats mid game. major league baseball's app searches for empty sets and gets users the option to upgrade their seat for a fee. it goes when sates are unsold or the season ticketholders are a no show. prices have not been set according to the chronical but any additional sales for otherwise unusualed seats is considered a win for the team. a group of hackers are trying expose records at oakland city hall with the blessing of city officials.
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as mike reports, it's part of a larger nationwide project to make city data more accessible for everyone. everyone. >> reporter: this is a picture of oakland radical today. >> picking up the title. >> reporter: some two dozen hackers meeting tonight working on making city records more accessible and getting help from at least two city hall officials there, as well. it's called open oakland and part of a national effort called code for america. >> i used to be occupied. >> reporter: miguel a freelance of the ware developer was one of them. >> they say knowledge is power. you have to know what's going on before you can effect change. government hasn't really kept up with all the changes. >> reporter: he was helping put together computer programs that
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didn't have such a traditionally way of finding a house, building permit or know what street range is pulled up. the conversation is about wanter about scalability, programming and python. an oakland resident talked about getting open open in contact with young people in the city. >> it was a big surprise to me when i moved into oakland and found myself in the middle of a war zone. >> the so-called digital divide may not be a real issue. >> there is a perception that the under class in oakland isn't using the internet and that they don't have access to it and in fact, they do. >> reporter: some used a net to post some pictures of themselves showing off drugs and weapons but not everyone. >> well, yeah, i goinged a lot of things. >> reporter: like what? >> like for instance right now
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a place to live. >> reporter: they were cruising in east oakland and we told her about open oakland. >> that sounds great to go to it. it sounds interesting. >> reporter: how exactly open oakland will find people, it may be it's next programming challenge. mike, ktuv. a group of graffiti busters worked today to wipe out gray fee graffiti in one neighborhood. this is the first of many planned weekend graffiti clean ups. crews painted over a large wall in the district. he says residents are fed up with the mess. >> the people that have been sited and arrested have been outside people coming to oakland and this is not the small gang tag that you used to see in the past this is organized, people that just want to come and trash oakland. >> he says police are doing extra patrols and sting
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operations. people caught painting or tagging face a fine and may be required to volunteer with a paint crew. a former supervisor is facing five felony charges for using campaign and taxpayer funds to fuel the gameling against. 51-year-old george is expected to pled guilty tomorrow to perjury and misappropriation of public funds. the news says he admit today violating the political reform act using a slush fund for gameling. he faces a penalty of $50,000 and one year in jail. gop fundraiser fired back as sarah palin today for her remarks that consultants who back losing candidates should go home and run for office. >> i'm enthused if i run for office to have her support and if i win, i would serve out my term and not leave office midterm. >> speaking at the convention
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yesterday she accused robe paging millions and he respond he's a volunteer that doesn't take a dime for his work. president obama will visittize real this week for the first time as president. police in jerusalem are getting ready for increased security calling it the most important visit since president bush's in 2009. some 15,000 personnel are being deployed. graffiti defaced posters of mr. obama but the subject matter is over a lack of mobile wireless in the region. what you're about to see is a convention unlike any other. how it brought fans together this weekend, and why that creature remains so popular. and rain is on its way for the bay area. we'll see how soon it will come.
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most on us probably enjoy the animated google doodles and today it's as festive as they come. it features six cartoon children performing the irish step dance. the website says the first
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google doodle was created in 2000 by an intern. it was so popular the intern was promoted to chief doodler and there is an entire team devoted to it. weather wise, a perfect day to celebrate st. patrick's day but changes on the way and here to tell us about sit park. >> yeah, we could be tracking a few rain drops, no green for me today because we have a green weather board and floating clouds on my south. >> i'll pinch you later. >> well keep that in mind. a few high clouds today, a pretty nice afternoon. some haze out towards the golden gate bridge and temperatures cool coast and warm novels -- numbers but a nice view and breeze with winds from 10 to 15. here we go on live storm tracker two, high clouds offshore and no rain but that will change tuesday. one more dry day. you can see the cool numbers in the 50s for san francisco and
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half moon bay to around 70 and san jose 64 and santa rosa. in the 60s the current temperatures. forecast for tonight we'll go with this, fair skies and a breeze and tomorrow we'll gradually thicken up the cloud cover and tuesday, wednesday, fairly good chance of more rain showers, not a big deal, not the much needed significant rain we need but still, showers moving into the region. first thing tomorrow morning, partly cloudy and temperatures on the cool side upper 30s to 40s. san francisco 48 and fremont 45 and starting out sunday or monday morning 44. here is the next storm tracking out here in the pacific developing and by the time it gets to the bay area it will split. we don't expect extreme rain but tomorrow it's dry but you'll notice filtered sunshine throughout the day tomorrow and mild conditions. tuesday the system is close enough to bring in more clouds, chance of scattered showers and
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off on on tuesday into wednesday especially for the wednesday morning commute. here is our forecast model. we'll take this into monday morning at 8:00. partly cloudy and clouds filter in by 4:00 and by 5:00 still dry and look what happens as we take this into tuesday. tuesday, 10:00 and 11:00 and showers begin, a chance moving into the region by the afternoon hours. those chances on the increase wednesday morning. tomorrow under partly to mostly cloudy another day of mild temperatures and will be in the upper 50s to the 60s warmest locations around 70 degrees out towards santa rosa and san francisco lower 60s and san jose 69 and 63. here is a look ahead. your five-day forecast and we bring back the rain clouds. fairly good chance of scattered light showers tuesday and wednesday as well and once the system moves through, we have another round of dry weather to talk about beginning thursday and friday and warmer weather
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as well with your weekend in view clearing skies for saturday and could talk about spots approaching 70 degrees for saturday and sunday. heather and ken we need the rainfall but maybe a quarter of an inch to half an inch. we'll take what we can get. >> yeah. >> all right. thanks. fans of the fabled creature big foot gathered, believe it or not, in texas to share their stories. attendees looked at the famous film that claims to show big foot and listened to audio recordings. the big foot research sponsored the convention and conducts visits to a nation form -- forest where he's been allegedly sited many times. it is tracked back to the '30 where it was called the wild woman of navidad. will st. maries and cal be dancing? >> can which teams will punch
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their ticket to the tournament next in sports wrap. who sees that she's due for a ram. mary has one that day. that's when she finds out she has a tumor. she has a successful surgery and because her health provider has an amazing connected system, she has her life. i don't know what you have but i have kaiser permanente. kaiser permanente. thrive
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good evening everyone. selection sunday is a dream dream come true or a huge disappointment. depends if your name is tagged for the ncaa tournament and today st. marys sneaks in. st. marys will face middle tennessee state in what they call an n game. it will be played tuesday at dayton, ohio. they are 27 and 6 and the only
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losses is all three three game and if they beat the 28 and 5 blue raiders, st. marys is the 11 seed of the midwest region. >> i said going into this the numbers, this is the best the numbers have been, other than when you -- when you win the conference tournament and you're in. our numbers were very good and so i felt good going into it. i wasn't surprised that there is always a little doubt. we're excited for the tournament and now it's -- i don't care whether we're playing tuesday, thursday, friday. we're ready to compete playing the tournament. >> we have no time to think about anything educational other than this one game. the turn around is less than 48 hours. we got a flight two thirds of the way across the country. so it's one game at a time. >> they haven't played since march 11th so they will be rushing for tuesday's game.
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middle tennessee state will enjoy the winning streak this season if st. marys wins they will travel to michigan thursday to play the tigers. now a couple of weeks ago cal seemed like a lock to make the journey but the bears lost their last two games to teams not going to the tournament so with their heart pounding, they heard they are the 12th seed of the region. cal will face the rebels thursday in san jose. now these teams played each other december 9th. they were able to salvage a last second victory. a five and one all time versus cal. cal fell to six and two at this point. the golden bears have to feel good about starting the tournament in san jose and in cal, can they beat them and move on to play still in san jose. the 29 and 5 louisville cord nils are the overall number one seed in the midwest region, kansas is the top seed in the
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south region, indiana leads the east and the top-ranked school in the ap poll is number one in the west. well the warriors are in sixth place in the western conference. houston sits in seventh just a half game behind so today is a real make or break game. because warriors are in houston. the rockets won and the golden state played one of the best first halfs of the season and shot under 20 percent. curry razzle-dazzle for the slam. shot just 45% in the first half but better than houston's 20%. stephon curry hits this three ball. rockets shoot more threes than anyone in the nba but made two of 16 in the first half and three point misses means fast breaks the other way. warriors lead after three quarters. we'll have the final story tonight at 10:00. and i guess, canadians celebrate st. patty's day, too. today miami won the 22nd
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straight game tieing them with the houston rockets for the second largest winning streak in the nba. wade scores 24 and wade is usually on the delivery end but he's on the dunk side here. 108-91 the final and lakers 71-72 team the all time winning streak of 33nba games. the first world baseball classic game is just about to begin at at&t park right now. the two time defending champion japan takes on puerto rico. highlights at 10:00. the a's hosted the cubs in the oldest ballpark the stadium, chicago pitcher scott baker, that's chris young, young deep fries this one, a first inning three home runner for young and on into the third inning josh's turn for another three run blast. donaldson's second home run in the last two games and adam with a pair of two-run homers. oakland beats the cubs 12-6. coming up, another first time win oren the pga tour and
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what is going on here. nascar drivers with a little road rage. why tempers flaired when we come back.
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two former racing teammates went nose to nose after the food city 500 because they went nose to tail on the track earlier. they were racing in a squeeze box called bristol motor speed way in the number 22 about to pass the leader and danny hamlin and spins out. finished 17th and hamlin 23rd and wants to beat hamlin. they have been snipping each other on twitter for months. really? race car drivers, twitter? >> gordon had a tire blow out. front tire goes to the wall, wrong place, wrong time and finished 24th and 25th. kasey kahne wins the first
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sprint cup race ever. brad leaves the cup standings by nine points over dial junior. tampa bay championship features another first time winner on the tour and so far, all 12pga tournaments have been won by american golfers. st. patrick's day celebrated at the resort today and one of the three third round leaders was kevin. this is him on the par three. he can't go. he goes. a birdie. you got to like that. but today's pga's version of larry the cable guy came out on nowhere, shoot the best round of the week in eight under 63. look at this great approach on the toughest hole of the course. he's been hissing in action for several years but finished 8 under and stuck around for three hours to wait for others to finish. any chance for him to get er done was over. on 17. shot a final round 467 toy beat
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weekly by two. the first pga win in the 53 outings. congratulations. that's sports for this early sunday edition. again, st. marys into the tournament. quick day for st. marys, they start on tuesday. >> boy, thanks. well our coverage continues tonight on the 10:00 news. >> marathon controlled burn sending a huge plume of smoke. that's a live picture. >> officials apparently knew about this fire but people in the area did not and that's caused quite a lot of concern. we'll look into that tonight on the 10:00 news. >> thank you for trusting our news. we'll see you the next time news break. >> we're always here for you online and we hope to see you back here tonight.
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