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the fact their daughter has passed away there is no sign of brain activity and there has been no sign. >> reporter: she was pronounced brain dead a week ago. family members want to keep her alive and that will happen until monday. he wants both sides to agree on one of the five doctors given by the hospital today. that treatment would come on monday. there is a hope she could be evaluated on monday. and here is the response from the lawyer for the hospital. >> unfortunately, there is brain death and we're happy to cooperate that an expert be provided to confirm that brain death is the outcome that has occurred here. >> now the hospital say five doctors declared her brain dead, three from their hospital and two outside but
associated with the hospital. now we'll have more at 6:00 but right now she is being kept alive by a judge. reporting live in oakland, jr stone. there is more breaking news. ac transit and union leaders have reach ed a tentative deal, this is as a cooling period ends on sunday. the possibility of a strike had been looming. the agreement will next be voted on by the more than 1500 bus operators and mechanics who make up the local. and worth noting, the unions have already turned down two other proposed deals. the holiday shopping season is in full swing and some retailers are pulling out all the stops to make sure they get your business. we explain. >> reporter: here in pleasant hill the kohls is open # 4 hours a day until next week. christmas. and that is so that everyone
can get their christmas shopping completed. throughout the day people have been coming in and racing in to finish up the shopping. customers say they appreciate these extended hours. >> what it you think about having a store open for 24 hours? >> that's crazy but it is awesome. i'll take advantage of that. >> what have you noticed,s that been busy? >> friday and it is quieter so it's my day off i'm happy to shop but not right now. >> reporter: mac. why's will be open until 2 a.m. some customers say they feel story for those who have to work that later shift. >> i feel bad for the employees. i think they are overdoing it a bit. extended hours are fine but 24 hours is crazy. >> i feel sorry for the people here. what can you do. i'll do my business and head to work. >> two stores will be open 24 hours, one at union square and
one in santa clara. >> toys r us will be open for 80 hours straight. the score will close at 9 p.m. on christmas eve. the holiday travel season is underway and people taking advantage of the week ahead and lots of travelers going to the airport. and we're live with a update on how things are going. >> this is the busiest travel day of the christmas season here. 132,000 passengers are supposed to travel through. let's take video, we can show you the weather here has been beautiful. we can tell you that the people showing up both arrivals and departures are finding a nice smooth day. and they seem long and people are getting through in ten minutes or so.
and sometimes 15 if it is longer. those arriving saying that even from the cold water destinations they are having a good day but fall all it seems to be busy travel day and a good one for those heading home for the holidays. >> it is one of the more pleasant travel days i have experienced during holidays. i came from new york. and the traffic getting there was a nightmare so i expected a terrible day. but i have to tell you i got to the airport we went through the security check in and flight was pleasant, on time. i have my bags. i'm excited. >> what are you looking forward to being here for the holidays? >> seeing my family and friends. i have been gone for three months, it is nice to be back and see everyone that i have been missing. >> reporter: now, this video is a video as i was driving into the airport today. if you have done that you will
notice that there are oftentime as backup getting into the airport, especially if you are coming into arrivals to pick someone up. that was the case earlier. it is likely to be the case much of the rest of the night. if you are coming into the airport especially into the arrivals area, allow for extra time. we can tell new terms of long- term parking there are spaces available so that's good news for you. all in all, call your carrier. we're see few minor delays from the east coast destinations maybe 30 minutes or so where that weather is. for the most part things are going very smoothly here. that's the latest. this is going to sound familiar bought lot of areas are still getting miserable wintry weather. this is the scene in salt lake city. a lot of snow and the snow storm knocked out power and created a mess for drivers. some others got 8 inches of
snow and it closed down the airport for a few hours today. in kansas, there is not as much snow but ice on the roads a lot of accidents. this has been dangerous particularly at night. it has been a similar story in new england n wisconsin, the packers asked fans to clear away the snow to get ready for sunday's game against the steelers. they did that making money for christmas. they got $10 an hour.>> i'm here in the weather center and of course people are traveling across the country. our situation is good but not everywhere. >> the people coming in are like, yes, this awesome. we're seeing miserable weather. we have a front from the northeast all the way down
through texas. and we're seeing a mix of rain and snow it depends on where are you. and heavy rain here. and take a look at the temperatures. and you can see it pushing to the east. and it is around freezing. you can see the mild colors the blues and greens and the yellows. >> rain and snow and where it is cold. this will shift to the east for the next several days. we is something called a blocking pat american place. high pressure. and drives it to the north. they are up and around us. so we see stronger storms moving through and into idaho. look that the right now. that's going to continue throughout the next several days. for us it is going to be pretty nice. we're looking at sunny skies
and mild temperatures and the afternoon, the low 60s bay area wide. target is trying to make up for the big security breach that we have been telling you about. now the ceo is offering a 10% discount this saturday and sunday. the stores are offering free credit monitoring services. and it comes after the credit card and debit card information of 40 million customers across the country was compromised in the hacking scheme. the ceo says that problem has now been fixed. coming up, why this accident has people in this neighborhood angry. more controversy for duck dynasty. what seems like a rant caught on camera. changes to the way that you dial some phone numbers.
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a woman driver lost control of her car and slammed into a home in south san jose. she was the only person injured. and this is not the first time a car has crashed into the same home in the neighborhood. the residents are fed up. >> i'm angryky barely talk about it. >> reporter: too angry and shaken, she is outraged that a car hit her house again. >> i was inside, there was a loud noise my home shook, it shook twice. >> this was the scene on friday after an accident here at the intersection of the road that sent a car through a hedge and on to the porch of her home injuring the driver.
>> two parents speeding down the road caused the accident. >> this is not the first such accident at this intersection, the owner of that truck said it has been hit two times. and the victim, she said two times previous a car has ended up in her front yard and the neighbor here says it has happened at her house once. >> the posted speed limit is 30 miles per hour but people are doing 45 or 50. the only solution is a stop night or perhaps speed bumps. >> and with the kids crossing the street to go to school it is scary, they use it like a freeway. >> people come down and they think they can go 40. if they kept it at 25 and police officers monitoring it, it would be done. >> reporter: her yard is torn up.
until something is done someone is going to be killed. >> i was just a few minutes from leaving the house. >> a 24 year old has been convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter. the sentencing is on the anniversary of a dui. a 56 year old was with her family when the vehicle hit a group of people sightseeing during the christmas holiday. the district attorney used the timing of the dui conviction to remind everyone about the importance of traffic safety. >> all all this and even if you are on the right. following the rules, the reality is that if you get hit by a car, the consequences of, personal consequences are significant. pay attention to your surroundings. and cycling and walking. it is critically important to the well being of our
community. and no speeding and no red light running. no natural to yield. and know the walking and cycling. and certainly no drinking and driving. >> it comes with a four-year prison sentence. and an american is in jail in the united arab emirates because of a film he made. another man who came to his defense on cnn and twitter has also been hauled off to jail. we have the story. >> reporter: family members, politicians, even big-name comedians have tried to convince the government to step in. the american jailed for eight months, accused of cyber crimes
here. the offense, hosting this film on youtube a parody about a suburb. and another came to his defense. he spoke to cnn about the case because he met him in prison. and thought that the charge against him and his friends was unjust. >> the message to the government, he says, to cancel the law because this law has restricted freedom and many have been treated unjustly as a result. he had been in jail himself for violating newly enhanced cyber crime laws. he used twitter to call for reform and highlight the humanity rights issues. >> reporter: you can be arrested for speaking out on tweupter or facebook or social media. why do you do it? >> i will continue to stand up for the rights and dignity of
our people. i'll do it to guarantee a better future for our people and the coming generation so they be in a situation where the freedoms are set in stone. >> reporter: he continued to tweet his opinion about other cases in the uae but on december 12th his feed went silent. that was the day after he appeared on cnn about the case. his family said he was reassetted. it seems to us he had been arrested for his tweets and maybe his aimportance in the report on cnn. we asked multiple uae officials for comment on the case but they have not returned the calls or e-mails. family members hope that they will finally be freed after their mechanism court hearing scheduled for monday. it is not clear when the man who spoke up for them obeyed will have his day in court. a mild day today around the
bay area. get used to it. and the dry and mild weather that is. here is the day planner. on the mild side temperatures in the 40s. chillfully spots, away from the coast line and not as cold as we saw out there this morning. and then into the -- another round into the 60s. look at the temperatures tomorrow morning in the 30s and napa and fairfield. and 42 in oakland. and san owe say and 60s. the south bay and palo alto. lots of 60s. 64 in concord and livermore. 65 in richmond. 60s in san francisco. and 66 in santa rosa. and mild weather and through the christmas holiday and
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a mother is charged with child endangerment that is after it emerged with her and they were topless t circulated around two high schools in st. charles county. and the mother said this is all just a misunderstanding. >> the issue the fact the daughter was 14 and the mother was present and involved when it was taken. >> reporter: the prosecutor was alarmed bay photo of a mom and daughter sent around a high school. >> reporter: was it sexual?
>> it appear it was posed. it had some sexual overtones. >> reporter: i went to talk to the mom at the home where the picture was taken. charged with child endangerment we're concealing her face and name to protect her daughter. >> why would you think it is okay to pose topless with your 14 year old. >> i was getting out of the tub. >> it was her other daughter who took it. she never imagined it would get out. >> you were aware it was taken. >> i was aware by my daughter i told her, delete that. >> she said parents ought to know better. >> this was a mother who made a poor choice. she didn't have an intention that it blew up the way it did. she only has her poor judgment to blame for that. >> the mother is facing misdemeanor charges and could spend a year in jail. coming up at 5:30, the duck
the future of duck dynasty as a controversy surrounds the head of the family. he has been questioned about same-sex relationships. and we are here now, we have the latest. >> reporter: and a video has surfaced now and it shows phil robertson unleashing a scorching attack. it was taken during an event in february of 2010. it is only adding -- adding fire to the firestorm around the series. >> women with women -- >> reporter: it shows the star
attacking gays as sinners. it was recorded during a church appearance in pennsylvania in 2010. and it started with an interview in gq in which he compares homo sexuality to bestiality. he should not be condemned for the religious beliefs and the show should not have suspended him. now members are suggesting they will not continue without him, putting the future of the strange but popular show in jeopardy. people want him back. a bring back phil page has hundreds of thousands of likes on facebook and a petition 100,000 signatures on friday. but many are taken aback by the tune of the video in which he uses bible versus to launch an attack on homo sexuality. >> and the penalty for their
per ver shon. they are full of hatred and strive, they are arrogant, god haters, they are heartless. they are senseless and ruthless. >> reporter: some industry analysts say that the network should not be signed that they signed up the colorful characters. the family is now giving the network an ultimatum, bring them back to the show or they will walk. they may have the upper hand, according to the experts, because the show does make a for tune for the network. it is one of the most watched non-fiction tv shows in history. pam. >> before departing on the trip to hawaii, the president takes questions from reporters on the economy and health care, nsa and more. we have the details from washington. >> the most wonderful of the year and winding down a tough
year for the white house the president tried to hit the reset button for the new year with a meeting with the press. >> has it been the worst year of your presidency? >> i look at the past year there are areas where there is frustrations where i wish congress moved more aggressively. not passing background checks in the wake of new town i believe was a mistake. >> reporter: amid a natural to pass gun control measures a rebuke to his proposal to strike syria. leaks about the shutdown. and the poll numbers took a beating hitting the lowest point yet. health care.gov went down before the press conference a reminder of the botched rollout. >> when you try to do something this big affecting this many people, it will be hard. >> that was the biggest mistake this year. but he pointed out that thousands of americans are
signing up successfully every day. to the president that's not the only bright spot. >> when i look at the landscape for next year, what i say is -- look poised to do good things. the economy is stronger than it has been in a long time. >> with the briefing and the bad news behind him, the president is jetting off to hawaii to spend the holiday with the families for the get away. >> aide gay right supporters are celebrating where a judge today struck down utah's ban on sameson sex marriage. that was thaw was announced the clerk's office was issuing marriage licenses to couples. a law passed by vote erls banned the same-sex marriage, the judge said it was unconstitutional. the ruling does park an ongoing shift to allowing gay marriage. tonight the attorney-general in utah said there will be an
appeal. a smiling george zimmerman was reunited with one of his guns. the girlfriend who accused him of assault. he picked up some of hits personal possessions as he left the sanford, florida police station. he had a sealed inform which held a handgun. he was arrested and charge the with asault. some of his guns were seized. they are being returned. he was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting death of tray von martin. credit or debit? you probably hear that every time you check out. but after that massive data breach with the stores consumers are wondering if a form of payment is better than the other. it turns out credit is safer. and we have details. >> ed you need 40 million shoppers may have had the information compromised and several years ago it was hit
and data breaches will continue. if you want to protect yourself user credit card and not your debit card. for one you will be on the hook for less money. if they get the credit card money you are only responsible for $50. for a debit card you could be responsible for $500. and the fraud gets resolved faster. usually it can be wiped off the account immediately. if it is a you may not get the money back for another couple of weeks that is a problem you from living paycheck to paycheck. debit or credit. there are things that you do to protect yourself. number one, check your activity on line, set up alerts. customers can block transactions. and be careful about using a debit card on line or at gas stations and atms. all those are places that thieves can target. jane asher in new york. coming up at 5:45.
the era of candlestick a look back at the defining moments. and the new baby gorilla get as name. somes rose higher after it raises the estimate for growth in quarter. in quarter. here are check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
right now the temperatures are on the mild side, still in the 50s in concord and livermore. and mild weather. and mild weather. we'll look at the check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
a chapter in san francisco's history will close on monday night when the 49ers play the last regular season game at candlestick park. the fans and the staff are starting to feel sentimental. we go on a trip down memory lane. >> on the field at candlestick park, the memories run deep. >> generations have braved the fog during the season and spent sunday with the families here rooting on the niners t touches generations. >> and this is where fan goes crazy. and vernon davis cried. >> the catch -- >> in the end zone. >> it captured our hearts.
>> we saw celebrations when the a's won the world series. >> we're getting sentimental and lure the giants from new york, it quickly found a special place in san francisco history. >> they daul a relic. >> mother nature never showed mercy on the stick when cold winds swirled through the stadium. fans learned to suffer. >> and the summer game at candlestick and i came in shorts and a shirt, i didn't get the memo. >> and flood and potties down the street. >> that is one of the things i will not miss something that the parking lot out. and a nightmare they don't realize what they have to do the night before the game. >> for the first time in 27 years a game will be played in candlestick park. >> a frightening earthquake holted the battle of the bay.
>> remember the sound of the light showers moving. and heard a few pieces of it fall. and everyone screamed and then a few seconds later. everyone was cheering. >> big names in music performed turn - performed here from jay- z and justin timberlake. and in 1966 the beatles played their final concert for the fans. the faded seats have seen and heard it all. greatness happened here. legends walked the halls leading to bill walsh field and they surround the players. >> and the locker rooms are small and stuffy. the visiting team's space does not have air conditioning. >> you have 100 people on the football team in here then you open the door and let the press
in. and probably another 100 people. you have 200 here. you turn the showers on. with the players the first that walk in there, they turn them on full blast, hot as can be you can see the steam coming out of here and that's -- we're trying to load up and carry them out. that's a sauna here. >> for the staff who kept it viable they will miss each other. >> what makes a game or an event is the people. the stadium is great. there is no question. you have to have the infrastructure and the amenities. but it's people. they make a difference in our lives. >> and a lot of them have been here over 25 years. 28 years they have been here a long time. we'll be here and maintaining the place. and we will be the talk of the town any more. >> reporter: between the goal posts from the good times to the blackout. >> we have a little lighting situation. >> the love for candlestick
park can never be replaced. >> it may not be the prettiest but it is where our memories where. >> we invite to you share your memories about candlestick park. tweet us at kron 4 and visit the facebook page. >> it was a nice day out there today, sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s. and it was chilly to start the day. we rebound nicely and hitting 60 in san francisco. 67 in santa rosa. 62 in redwood city and oakland and 64 in livermore. right now the temperatures are remaining on the mild side. and we are going to see some chilling conditions tonight but not as cold as last night. and the lows and pleasian ton and san mateo. and for the afternoon we'll see 60s again and the low 60s in the south bay and palo alto.
and 64 for san jose. for our valleys we'll see the 60s, hitting 62 in danville and 64 in walnut creek. and in the 60s. upper 50s at the coast line. 62 in san francisco. and a range and in santa rosa 63. and look at the clear skies and around the bay area. high pressure. and well from the north of us. all of the storms are going up and around us. washington, oregon, idaho getting hit hard with a lot of snow. we have seen very pleasant conditions. you know what, it will stay that way, wee need the rain fall. and that blocking pattern is going to remain in place and the storms will go up and around us. we'll see below average rain
fall. we're going to keep an eye on it. another below average winter again this winter. here is a look at the extended forecast. no rain in sight. sunny and dry and we'll keep it mild and temperatures in the 60s. there was a shocking attack in the philippines a mayor from the southern part of the country was gubbed down and killed at a terminal in manila. it happened his wife was shot and his toddler son killed and a niece. four others were injured. the mayor was and the assassins were on motor psychles wearing police uniforms. there have been attempts on the mayor's life before. he had won a tight race a year ago. officials are still looking for the killers. if is plagued by political violence and some clans control the armies. tonight we hope that you join us for special report, and
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some place. the news starts now. this is a day when a lot of people are starting to trek to their holiday destinations, scores are heading for the airport. and the airport, cars are winding their way around the terminals creating a traffic jam. that's where dan is tonight. what is it like? >> we have a bit of a lull here on the departure side. arrivals are more crowded. but as you mentioned with christmas falling on wednesday people are taking advantage and hitting the road and taking the week. we can show you video at the terminal. today is the busiest travel day of the season here at sfo. more than 132,000 people traveling through here. they are winding that the flights are on time today. whether they are coming from the east coast where it is cold and snowy or heading out there and finding flights. and on time and it is a good
travel day and people are surprised about that. >> reporter: what are you looking forward to? >> finals0 over. >> reporter: anything unusual anything unique. >> we have having sushi i thought was unusual. >> reporter: you can see here this is heading into the airport. as you know there is a split for the domestic terminals and arrivals and departures and that arrivals area backs up if you are coming to pick someone up other dropping someone off, you could be delayed getting into the airport especially as the evening rush picks up.
there are spaces available. and maybe 30 minutes but they are looking good here and the busiest travel day of the christmas season. you want to check in with the carrier and meeting someone tonight to make sure your flight is on time. that's the latest live from sfo. the san francisco district attorney said that city streets could be dangerous this time of year with people coming in for the holidays. last year on christmas receive, a woman was sightseeing with her family on twin peaks when she was run down bay drunk driver. and today the da used that to announce that the driver has been sentenced to four years in prison for vehicular manslaughter. and a few hours before the district attorney's warning about safety, pedestrian was
struck and killed. and overall pedestrian traffic fatalities are getting out of control. >> when it comes to the safety in the tenderloin, people make their own rules. drivers of vehicles. and skateboarders putting their safety at risk. it is an example of a problem throughout the city says the executive director of walk city. >> compared to other cities, san francisco the percentage of people that diaz in traffic collisions, it is the second highest in the country right after new york city. >> reporter: and according to the numbers, there have been 17 pedestrians in 2013 who have died at the scene of a fatal traffic accident. and this is video recorded in the tenderloin after friday's accident on jones. and the district attorney. >> we have found two pedestrians killed in two
separate accidenting. rá. and a male was killed in the tenderloin this morning. this an area that we are seeing for the community over and over. >> that said he has a reminder for pedestrians. >> you are 150-pound physics can not compete against a 2-ton vehicle and that we should all as walkers be ready to advocate and tell the city we want safe streets. and developing tonight a judge in alameda that a 13 year old girl declared brain dead should be kept on life-support. she was pronounced brain dead a week ago after getting her ton tills -- tonsils out in oakland. and jr stone gas court today when the fight over her life became a legal battle. we have more from oakland.
>> reporter: this is not what the family members were looking for. and it keeps them on a ventilator. that is a win for members. lawyers say that by law she is not alive. i do want to go to the video and you can see her in the videoment she was pronounced brain dead. she has been kept on life- support since that time. her parents are hoping for a mir example. and and both sides will be in court on monday. there is a hope and using one of 5 doctors to here are both sides inside of the courtroom this afternoon. >> there is a distinction. that's at the crux of this. >> the family had eight days it
has not done so. >> and it is an awkward situation where we have a persons who body is no longer alive. this child is soft to the touch. if you rub her food it curls in. she has input and output. what what is not working are the lungs. >> the mom and ink ideal inside the courtroom. a difficult day for them. they said they were physically drained and did not speak to us on camera. both sides will be back in court on monday morning at 9:30. that the time, there is a hope
that a doctor will be ready to reevaluate her. more to come in the story. >> stay with kron 4 as we follow the story. can you find the latest information on our web site. and as well as on our facebook and twitter pages. a woman says that she was moments away from stepping out of her front door when a car smashed into her house. this was the scene early this morning at the intersection of blossom avenue and cree road. and a car making a left turn on to the street clipped a vehicle which then careened into a home. and too shaken up to talk on camera. she said this is not the first time this has happened. and it is all because people are driving too fast. >> i'm angryky barely talk about it. >> i was few minutes from
leaving the house and there are kids walking on this corner heading to school. and two parents were speeding down the avenue caused this accident, this is not the first time and the has been hit three times. my neighborhood had several in his yard. and. >> the posted limit is 30 miles an hour. but they go by doing 40 or higher. they want the city to consider installing a stop sign or speed bumps. another nice day around the area. a little chilly. but we rebounded.
and 60s for locations. 56 and 67 and 62. as we look at the, 49 and napa at 46. we will see them but not as cold as last night. 30s and 40s: that's going to be the trend all the way through christmas. >> and coming up tonight at 6:00, retailers kicking off shopping hours so people can get the shopping done before christmas. a daring rescue. more video in action.
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caused by a overheated charging system. you may remember there were three battery related fires this year. two of those occurred after drivers hit the highway debris that other follow ed a collision. coming up, people are being rewarded with discounts. why the retailers are slashing prices. good. good answer.
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kohls and k mart will be open 24 hours leading up to christmas eve. toys r us will start shopping hours tomorrow with other retailers with a shorter shopping season this year and relatively poor holiday sale so far, the retailers are going into overdrive to lure the last minute shoppers and deal hunters into the stores. some strategies are free shipping and media reminders
and of course deep discounts. some are as high as 80%. and some will be losing money joust get that inventory off the shelf. and stores like jc penny are dropping the prices and super saturday which is the second busiest shopping day after black friday. >> we're not just talking about discounts on apparel but we're talking about electronics, tvs, stereos, head phones. >> e bay is offering same day delivery service and amazon is offering one day shipping on orders placed midnight on december 23rd a as well as offering express delivery in certain cities. katherine. >> a national move the president hinted today that he may be willing to make changes how the nsa collects phone records. there was a conference. he has not made a decision but said that there could be some
upcoming changes. he will consider that. and they came to the defense of some programs and which were leaked. >> the united states for all our warts is a country that abides by rule of law that cares about privacy and civil liberties and our discussion. and we have countries who actually do the things that mr. snowde says he is worried about. >> one change to the government's phone snooping, the information collected would have to be stored by phone companies instead of the government. the president got tough on how it handles sexual assaults. the military has one year to step up the game or face more
government involvement. there is a bill heading to the desk that will stop commanders from overruling any court- martial judgments in assault cases a report showing an increase in the assault complaints inspired that new legislation. the president's health care.gov web site was down. three days before the deadline to have new insurance. the site's technical team ran into an error last night performing maintenance. they started repairing the site. and the enrollment function was not working. the employment picture is looking better in the state and the bay area. and figures released showed that the jobless rate developed .2 of a point in november. and the lowest jobless rates were posted here. and marin county dropped. san no tayyo 5%.
and san francisco 5.2%. and 7.6 and alameda was at 6.8 and so did contra costa county. it was chilly out there but this afternoon great weather. and take a look at the evening. temperatures in the 40s. by tomorrow morning we'll look at the 30s and the 40s. not as cold but chilly in spots. by the afternoon dry and mild will return. fairfield. 37 in napa and 37 in pleasant ton and sunnyvale. 45 in daley city and shoreline. and 40s in san jose. into the afternoon the temperatures again in the low 60s for the locations we'll get up to 66 in santa rosa. and livermore. 64 in san jose.
and oakland and san francisco. 60 at half moon bay. satellite showing clear skies over the bay area. we take a wider view. there is not a lot going on over the coastal waters. we have high pressure that's dominating the forecast. and the jet stream to the north of -- north of us. they're going well to the north and up and around california. it means above average precipitation for places like eastern washington and oregon, idaho. we get below average precipitation. dry conditions and the pattern does not appear to be going anywhere for the next 7 to 10 days. that means below average rain fall for the month and possibly even for the season. the season does go through the winter so we'll hope for more.
i have to mention 7 to 10 days the pattern will stay in place. dry and mild weather for the next 7 to 10 days. sunny skies. 30s and 40s but the afternoon low 60s like tomorrow. we're not going to see much fluctuation. here it is, the weekend forecast is mild through the week. mild. staying that way through the next seven days and beyond. >> and one group is giving needy family as helping hand. what they are offering to make sure that the children have a merry christmas. and a community is now home to a house that has broken a world record. we'll check it out after the break.
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poverty are receiving the toys they want for christmas. >> here it is good and everyone is getting gifts. and for the tree or for the kids. they will be happy. it is a warm inside to get help from the community. i need all the help i can get. >> parents along with volunteers are giving out toys and a book for each child. the it started this morning and it ends on monday at 7 in the evening. and just in time for the holidays we're getting a look at the newly crowned world's largest ginger bread house that is edible made with 4000 bricks and 22,000 pieces of candy. volunteers are creating the first few bricks was the trickest. >> i first brick that we made we tested and had the humidity at 85 degrees. i came back the next morning
and 59 or 6 that we had applied had dripped down and it had fallen down. and to get with the chef and the drawing board to the brick we went twáfplt has the same ingredients. less butter and soda. >> well, if you wanted to eat the thing, it would amount to a whooping 36 million calories. and people can tour it for a fee t goes to a hospital and and raising $200,000. still ahead on the news at 6:30, video shing a string of package thefts. now they are investigating whether they are related. a plane is crashing down on to an airport runway. it is caught on camera. and a food bank scrambling to make sure families get all of the dinner fixings for christmas. we bring you the scene. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world
enough for everyone here. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. safeway. ingredients for life. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's.
a judge has ordered that a 13 year old girl be kept on life-support until monday. and jahi mcmath, you can see see her in the pictures she was pronounced brain dead a week ago after having surgery to remove her tonsils. they are hoping for a miracle. the next is to get a doctor to look at her condition. and jr stone. mountain view police are rook looking for a thief stealing a holiday delivery right from someone's doorstep. in the video we can see the package goes into a tote bag and gets away in a white colored sedan. the camera captures her face up close. police are looking to see if this person is connected to similar crimes happening in the
pay area. another crash at a busy south sidibilitier -- intersection has neighbors clamoring for speed bumps. before 8:00 the cars collided here on blossom and cree road sending one to the front porch of a home injuring the driver. and moments from stepping out the homeowner said it has happened twice before here. she and her neighbors worry about the kids walking to school. they say people here on the avenue are driving too fast. here at the hall of justice, the district attorney announces the conviction of gina eunice for the dui killing of a tourist. >> and there were highlighting and one year anniversary the driver went to prison does not bring the victim back to life.
and here at sfo on a friday before christmas, it is the busiest travel day of the season. 132,000 passengers passing through and for the most part on this friday people are having a good day of it. we're hearing of few to know delays and lines at the security checkpoint. we can tell threw are minor delays coming in from east coast destinations but a good day for traveling. keep in mind, though that the traffic does back up a little bit as you head into the arrivals area. if you are coming that way allow extra time. as we enter the last weekend before christmas, retailers across the country and here are making a big push to clear out inventory and boost their sales, places like target and kmart and wal-mart
are offering incentives. places like macys and toys r us are staying open, some 24 hours a day to get customers in and finish their shopping. here in san francisco if you want to see the spirit in action look no further than the food bank. donations have been pouring in here since november and thousands of volunteers have been packing the food to some 250 food pan industries throughout the area. this facility feeds more than 140,000 people and organizer says what they need most is continued support after the holidays have ended. our weather story. mild weather expected through the christmas holiday. it will be cool but not quite as cold as what we saw last night. here are the numbers.
37 in napa and sunnyvale and santa rosa. and 46 in san francisco. 41 for san jose. into the afternoon we'll see another mild day with temperatures in the low 60s. although we'll get to the mid and upper 60s. portions 66 in santa rosa. and 65 in richmond and nought livermore 64 in san jose. thisis is going to stick with us for some time. we have a high pressure. and you can see the clear skies over us right now. not a lot going on over the coastal waters either. the high pleasure -- pressure is redirecting it. it is bell up -- well up into washington and the backside of california. we're talking oregon and idaho. they are getting a i boff average precipitation. we're getting below average. as you know a lot of rain so
far this season and it looks like it will continue. here is a look at that ended forecast. the next 7 to 10 days. temperatures will be the same in the 60s through the period. a call for help send as police officer into action. we'll have more video of that rescue coming up. i'm here with carlos santana. we went searching for someone. what we found tonight at 8:00. it's off the hook. guarantee it. >> peace!
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>> 11:44 p.m. the pilot of the cessna radios the air traffic to you weir a distress call. >> i'm going to need runway 10. i lost pressure. >> and unable to close however can you make a left turn. >> they ask if he needs help can you hear his voice shake. >> do you want the equipment stand by. >> no, sir. let me talk to you on the ground. it is running rough i should make it though. >> nearby a chopper staffed by two officers watch as it falls out of the sky. and the impact. >> and there is a fire. aircraft is on the ground. there is a fire. he is short of the runway west of the approach. permission to land i will put my observer on the ground.
he lands and they scramble out wind chill the cabinet is in flames. he puts the fire out. gets the pilot out and drags him away from the plane. and they radio that he is rescued. >> pd 4 that is awesome glad to hear that as soon as can you when you are able to get us more information but that is great news. >> the officer gives the pilot first aid until the crews arrive moments later. >> and that pilot had some head and leg injuries. he is in the hospital. the cause is being investigated. later in sports the warriors try to explain their loss to the spurs. we look back at some of the greatest moments at candlestick park. that's later in sports. >> you have five minutes to cover yourselves. >> some things cannot be
unseen. the only people maked are the ones that should keep their clothes on. that's on people behaving badly. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone 'round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. starbucks is just $6.99, that's a cup of good cheer. get sweet clementines for $4.99, enough for everyone here. turns out this season less is really so much more.
stanley robbers found people behaving badly. >> right now you have five minutes to cover yourselves. >> explain how is this wrong or criminal? >> only in san francisco will you have people fighting for the right to be naked on city streets. what was supposed to be a wedding ended up with two people getting ticketed for exposing themselves in front of city hall. this is the minister who was supposed to deliver the vows. the bible which is not a bible. >> this is a famous book. >> a famous book with not so famous magic marker writings. it was late getting started because the band was on the wrong side of the building. so the bride had to put in a
call. >> and then just before the exchanging of vows the tried and groom and the minister stripped down buck naked. trust me you aren't missing a thing. the deputies essorted them off the steps. and well i'll let you listen. >> will you love and honor jimmy the rest of your life? >> yes. >> will you love and honor gypsy the rest of your life? >> yes. >> they exchanged rings from clares and the dancing started: now check this out another only in san francisco moment. only illegal to be naked if your junk is exposed. men and women can walk around the city topless, it's not against the law. give them five minutes to put on clothes but only the naked and only the bride and the
groom were detained while they sat inside the wagon. >> nude in public 154. >> within man here likened to what was happening in birmingham. >> this like birmingham. >> don't get me started on that. no member of the band was injured in the making of this segment. in san francisco where nudity is allowed from the waist up. in sports. the 49ers ceo share as not so good memory of candlestick park. and we have that and sports next. ring in the new year with kron 4 and the only local live show in the bay area that will give you a front seat to the biggest and best fireworks
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payment on any new 2014 volkswagen. hurry, this offer ends january 2nd. for details, visit vwdealer.com today we are continuing our candlestick countdown bringing awe classic moment like this one from december 15th, 1997. >> joe montana came on to the scene as sir lance lot came into camelot. this man has etched his place in nfl history as the greatest quarterback that has ever played the game.
>> that's great seeing those old pictures. >> that's something. >> now his number 16 retired during the half time of a monday night game. that was his first game back at candlestick since being traded four years earlier. for the current regime, and eddie debarlow his nephew and the current ceo he shared this memory. >> my first game was in 1987 and we lost to the vikings in the playoffs. and it serve as good purpose to know that you can build and you know not everything has to be great but those memories they last and they are with me and the 49ers are continuing to
persevere through everything. the matchup with atlanta more than the last season game at the stick. beat the falcons. the 9 ears it is a big game and the nfc game the 48ers eked out a win. and they advance to the super bowl retired after the game came out to make another run at the super bowl only it didn't work out. his team did not get the memo. >> and and four straight games and the last 11; they know what is at stake. they have known that for going back you know weeks, months to the start of the season. how the next game is. how big they are. what the mission is. >> we want to get in the time
there. >> and the wild card team and we want to get in there and do what we do. >> up necessary roughness on the quarterback. it's not something that you hear every day. you bet we'll bring it to you. the eagles quarterback flagged for this illegal peel back block on minnesota's aaron henderson. the nfl hit him with a fine. it was anything dated to shawn jackson's touchdown. hard to believe the highest rated quarterback in the league with a 117 rating, 5 points better than peyton manning. it seems like we bring us this video every year. i think we do. it is an annual rite of passage. fans shoveling snow at lambeau for a game. the fans lined up at 7 a.m. they could not get into the stadium until 9. officials some
600 fans showed up. paid them. more snow in the forecast. when you play a team without the top three players at hoax. let's say that you are expected to win. it didn't happen for the warriors last night. and losing to a spurs team. and topey parker and all out. just 3 and 9 over the last decade. and thanks to that tip in there. the spurs managed to beat the slumping warriors 104-102. they're now 6 and 10s over the last month. >> there is one thing to say it. and it is another to actually sit down and see what we need to do better. put it on the table. >> the biggest thing was the improvement and a long way to
go. >> forget it. there is extra time. they will be without the rocky of the year. and for a while. he will miss a month possibly much longer after jacksy's kings commit ed a dirty play here. brown a five minute major for that hit flight on the knee. a right knee injury that will send him out for at least a month, maybe longer. he is a key player. he leads all in scoring. the sharks will miss him. what do you have to say? >> and it looked like he was looking somewhere else. >> i agree with you. grant balancefor. and.
and, you don't make it. football at fenway. it is coming in a couple of years and notre dame in 2015 and in 45 years. that sends the patriots back in 1968 played host to a number of events in the recent years and college and pro hockey. no football games hraofpblgt for that. and the 49ers they are going to get a win. they are peaking. it is a big game. >> we'll be back at 8:00 stay
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