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considered among the most risky. this is a look at some of the suspect pipelines in the south bay and parts of the east bay. those lines are shown in green and you can see one of them runs under stanford university. the story is developing tonight, nbc bay area's george kiriyama says city leaders paying close attention. >> at as itman and north bruce street. an intersection, a busy bta rail line, cars going in every direction, cisco, samsung, university of phoenix on the corners, not to mention nearby restaurants and homes. that is why there is a lot of concern about having a high-risk gas pipeline underneath the ground. henry lives in san bruno, a mile away from where the explosion happened. he found out he works next a high-risk gas pipeline in san jose. . i didn't feel bad walking across the street.
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>> reporter: 2,000 feet of pipe are at north and it is aman in san jose, an intersection that has house to soochbs cars and traipse crisscrossing it every day. pg&e told the city of san jose it is shifting soil around the pipe, not the pipe's condition, that is at issue here. the city would like pg&e to fix the pipeline sooner than the 2012 repair date. give us the confidence that we need, not only as a city but also as a resident, that the lines in san jose are well operated and well maintained and that if there was maintenance that needs to be done it gets done. >> reporter: lunch time brings huge crowds to restaurants on the northeast corner of the intersection. long-time businesses like the casa greek cafe say they are concerned about working near a risky pipeline. this he mr. to write a letter to pg&e, urging the power company to fix the pipeline now. >> people are going to hear about, this the more they hear
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about it the more they will be concerned. so we certainly need to have something done immediately. >> reporter: fellow business owner garcia agrees. he is opening up a new restaurant next moment and says this is news he did not want to hear. >> my reaction to that is not good, especially after what i saw in san bruno, because something like that, that would be be disastrous here. >> reporter: another pipeline in question is in milpitas near 237 and ranch drive. state of san jose tells me it will be meeting with pg&e on thursday to discuss this pipeline here on first street. live in san jose, george kiriyama, nbc bay area news. at a news conference today, pg&e executives acknowledged that they have to rebuild trust with their customers. pg&e says after the san bruno disaster, winning back customer confidence is vital. >> we believe that the best way to do that is to provide you-all with the facts, get the facts out there, be transparent and be
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open. >> that is the thinking that accompanied today's release of the he locations of pg&e's natural gas transmission pipelines. we have all this important information on our website, inside the story on the front page, you will find the links to the overview maps and the locations. you will also find the phone number you need to call if the home is within 500 feet of one of these lines w he did call today and talk with a person within a minute. new tonight here at 6:00, if you are at a giants' game this weekend, you probably saw a boat in the bay with free johannes mehserle. live outside of at&t park right now with more on the man behind that message is jodi. >> reporter: when there is a ball game at this park here, mccovey cove is normally filled with boats trying to -- hoping to catch a wayward ball and get in on some of the action. but lately on game day, there has been a yacht out here with an entirely different aim, a
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yacht hoping to score support. >> backed up. >> reporter: as thousands pack at&t park to root on the giants, they are getting a look at a banner that has nothing to do at all with basketball, a giant sign reading "free johannes mehserle" has been motoring through mccovey cove during the giants' recent home games. >> that is my son. what else are you going to do? >> reporter: man behind the mess am, the former. >> bart: police officer's father. >> i want the bay area to know that my son is just a kind individual who has never had a mean thing to say to anyone that we can ever remember. ever. >> reporter: as his son awaiting sentencing in the 2008 killing of oscar grant, todd mehserle says he feels he needs to do something to garner support for him and a captive baseball audience is just the ticket.
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>> i would encourage everybody out there watching us to go to justice for and find out if they feel he was wrongfully convicted, how they can make a difference by writing the judge or signing a petition. it needs to be done. >> reporter: the racing yacht's owner is lending the boat to mehserle's father who is an avid sailor. todd mehserle made the 60-foot banner himself and plans to display it for the rest of the giants' season. >> we got thumbs up and we got thumbs down. and we just, for all practical purposes, we didn't comment. that wasn't for us. our comes and our beliefs were flying in the wind. >> reporter: now, i was unable to contact oscar grant's family today but i did talk to one supporter who calls the yacht an arrogant expression of desperation. johannes mehserle's father doesn't care what anybody
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thinks, he plans to be out here for the rest of the season. reporting live in san francisco, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay aria news. new tonight at 6:00, brent wood police are warning parents about a man allegedly trying to lure children away from a local park much the man is targeting children at the sunset athletic complex on sunset road. the most recent incident happened at 11:00 saturday morning when the man asked two boys between the ages of 9 and 11 if their mothers were around. a similar incident was reported a week ago regarding a 12-year-old girl. officials describe the man as between 50 and 65 yea'5" years 5'8" with a thin build. he wears round, silver eyeglasses. police are looking for a man they say attacked a jogger on a popular trail yesterday morning. il we are talking about the coyote alamitos in south san jose. that is where damian trujillo
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spoke with the victim's friend. >> reporter: attack happened in this dry canal behind me. i am told the victim is a little rattled and bruised tonight but otherwise, she is doing okay. now the hunt is on for her attacker. frank williamson is peppering the trail with fliers. he is warning neighbors and joggers about what happened to his friend on sunday. >> a minute later, he turned around and went and threw her down into the canal. >> reporter: but williamson says the victim is a triathlete, she fought ate tacker who sped away in a gray or silver minivan. >> she is bruised and yeah, very strong. >> reporter: police described the attacker as a man wearing a baggy hooded sweatshirt. he is about 5'6"', weighing 150 pounds. joggers on the trail were stunned to hear about the attack. >> i would be much more cautious. i'm glad that you're even talking about it, because just even being aware of it would make me more aware of my
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surroundings. >> reporter: other joggers made a u-turn and headed back off the trail. >> i love it. my dog and i go up there all the time, our little retreat, a shame we can't do it anymore. >> you won't be up there for a while then? >> oh, no. no. no. no. >> reporter: some admit the ipod can be a distraction when jogging alone, especially now that there is an attacker on the loose. >> if you are going to get attacked, you can't heart person coming up. >> reporter: williamson says the victim was able to go to work today but he worries what might have happened to someone who is not as strong. william is taking it personal. >> i feel like she is family and it just hurts me inside to know someone would poll fort lauderdalely toucher had. >> reporter: he is doing something about t williamsoned the victim was pull eed was tol by police an attack happened several months ago built sheriff's office has not been able to confirm that for us. damian trujillo, nbc bay area
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news. >> thank you, damian. a rem day of classes at a bay area high school rocked boy a drunk driving crash that kill one student and injured several others. five juniors were riding in a bmw around noon friday when it spun into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer to on navado boulevard. investigators found empty alcohol containers in and around the car and the driver has been arrested. one of the students remains in critical condition in a marin county hospital. the drive over that tractor trailer suffered minor injuries. a third suspect has been charged with helping a suspected gang member escape after the shooting of a police officer. police say a man gunned down officer todd young during an attempted arrest last month. today, francisco sierra was charged with being an accesser is to that attempted murder. he helped the suspect hide from police hours after that shooting. he was arrested a few feet from the mexican border. biologists today took skin
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and tissue samples from a whale carcass which with washed ashore on the san francisco beach. because the whale is so badly decomposed experts from the marine mammal center don't know what species it is. their best guess is that it is a say or a fin whale a curious crowd, including school children, gathered at ocean beach to see the unusual sight. it has been a couple of years since a whale washed up in the area and scientists keep track. >> trying to do our best, where the whales are in the migration patterns what they are eating what potentially could have caused their death. >> results from dna tests should come back in a few months. the national park service will arrange to bury the whale's remains under ocean beach. governor schwarzenegger called in sick today which pro-longed the stalemate over california's $19 billion bullet deficit. california is now 82 days without a budget. the longest delay in state history. the last meeting of the so-called big five ended friday
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without any agreement. the state delayed billion of statements to counties and take furloughing days three times a month. others want to close the deficit with spending kauntsd new taxese republicans say no to any new taxes. still ahead tonight at six, childhood obesity research takes a new turn. coming up, is there a link between overweight kids and a common virus? also ahead, knute push in schools for some free water. why many students are going without at lunchtime. drivers beware, one city is considering some changes that could have drivers footing the bill for> gofiti. en good evening, i'll chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. what a great way to start our week, plenty of warm air on your monday, 70s, a few low 80s. >> tomorrow, temperatures starting to go down it is a trend for part of the week with. we will tell you about much cooler tuesday and wednesday with, coming up. and the bay area's first
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the first time ever, solely drivers in the bay area have the opposition of jumping into the carpool lane there is a catch. you have to pay for that privilege. an express lane opened today for commuters heading southbound over the sunol grade between pleasanton and milpitas. nbc bay area's christie smith showed us how the ride fared today and some people don't want to pay to ride. >> reporter: signs are there the lanes clearly marked become to enter a toll low lane, solo drivers welcome that hardly meant it was all smooth sailing. >> where do you get off and how do you get off? once get on it you feel trapped. >> reporter: once you are in there is no crossing the double line but drivers did it anyway
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on the express lane running 14 miles south bound interstate 680 between highway 84 and 237. >> there are three areas to get on, three areas to get off. i think that's part of the learning as well. as drivers get used to it they will know where to get on and off. >> reporter: there were backups and drivers rushing to cross four lanes. signs show the cost ranging from 30 cents to $6 depending on congestion. fast track is required and sensors signal warning lights that show the chp if you don't have a transponder. >> either that person is in violation or might have their fast track in a mylar bag, battery low or might just be carpool that gives the officer an indication he might want to check out that vehicle. >> reporter: carpools are still free and so are other qualified drivers but on this first day, some are slow to warm up. >> we all pay the same gas tax. we should all have equal access to the roads. >> reporter: near sin noel, christie smith, nbc bay area
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news. >> so, if you're a carpool er or other qualified driver, make sure you shield your fast track transpoppeder in a mylar bag so you won't be charged in that express lane. well, paper or plastic? ac transit is swapping paper tickets for clipper cards and trying to make that transition a little more enticing for consumers. the agency is offering free cards for a limited time as part of the switch to the universal bay area transit card. starting october 1st the ac transit will begin handing out these free cards, a $5 value for people who go paperless. lenders have stop selling paper tickets at the end of october and buss will stop accepting paper tickets at the end of the year. a castro valley rapper of so-called horror core music is going to spend life in prison for killing four people in central virginia. in a plea agreement today, 21-year-old richard sam mccloskey pleaded guilty to the murders. he rappeded upper the name syko sam. police and prosecutors say a
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year ago this month, he killed his 16-year-old girlfriend, her parents and a teenaged friend while they slept. no motive was given in the crime. closing arguments were held today in the case of a san francisco police officer killed when his patrol car was struck by a vanload of armed robbers four years ago. 24-year-old steven petrilli is facing murder charges in the death of nick tho a sito burko. he was fleeing a string of robberies when he crashed into the cruiser. two other men in the van are awaiting trial on murder charges. one of the country's biggest unions is seeing a cash crop in poll. the teamsters union has more than 40 new members this month, by organizing the first group of unionized marijuana growers. they work as gardeners for maryland investments llc out of oakland. the company holds contracts with medical marijuana patients to grow their pot for them, along with a new two-year contract
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comes a pension, paid vacation, health insurance and a pay hike. state senator mark lino off eared bill which sits on the governor's desk, a bill that requires schools to have free water available in eating areas by next july. some 40% of public schools polled do not provide free water to students despite the push for healthier eating habits on campus. we get a little free water over the weekend, didn't we? but that's again away now. dry weather, warm weather, too, jeff ranieri? >> heated up quite a bit today after scattered showers this weekend, left the most amount, sonoma, a ten of an inch of rainfall. today, after the cool front passed through, temperatures stay warmed up, back behind the front. we had winds out of the northwest, helping temperatures increase anywhere between 5 to 16 degrees throughout the north
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bay in santa rosa at this hour. now, look at today's highs, we have some 80s out there 81 los gatos, 80, san jose, 81, livermore, upper 70s and low 80s into the north bay. close to where we should be this time of the year. look at this picturesque view, san francisco toward the golden gate bridge. we do have a little bit of high cloud cover and also the fog still offshore with 70 right now in san francisco. and still it is pretty excellent visibility right down there in downtown. and a look here at oakland downtown. 71 and winds west at 10 miles per hour. now, we are going to be undergoing some changes. as of the latest pattern regimen we have been in, we can't stay in a pattern any length of time. we have the jetstream is going to take another dip yet again to central and southern california and that's going to transition some cooler air in here for tuesday and also wednesday, as
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temperatures are expected to drop some five to ten degrees across the bay area. let's get a look at for tomorrow, 6 a.m., 57, south bay, 11 a.m., mostly sunny, temperatures expected in the mid-60s. we will start to feel the temperatures going down for tomorrow, not amount south bay but also the east bay, by 11 a.m., only. low to middle 60s expected in the east bay, upper 60s for the north bay. doing any traveling delays, no major systems across the map that is great news if you are headed to the airports. and coming up, we will let you know when summer heat will be returning for some potential hot, hot weather coming back to the bay area. you want to stick around for that. >> thanks a lot, jeff. still ahead at 6:00, getting a flu shot could do a whole lot more than keeping you from getting the flu. experts say the recession ended last year. we will talk with people who woke up unemployed this morning. the alarming new numbers on
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you see them on highways and neighborhoods and every city, commercial trucks covered bumper to bumper in graffiti there is a new program to combat the problem. as joe row sat toe jr. shows us, some wonder if san francisco is going too far. >> this is the original white color but it was really covered. >> reporter: once upon a time, brian striper owned a white truck. >> it was all white when we drove into the mission and i think we got tagged within, like two days. >> sides were completely covered. they had it on the windshield. >> and then got worse and worse and finally we gave up the battle and just let it become kind of a piece of urban artwork. >> reporter: the san francisco home remodelers' truck is now green, courtesy of a city pilot
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program that paints commercial vehicles to cull back graffiti. >> we haven't been tagged once, maybe because it is not white anymore. >> reporter: city leaders say white commercial trucks have become a blank canvas for taggers. >> what you have now is a moving, ugly, unsightly vehicle around our city. and you know it is no different than a building that has been tagged. >> reporter: the department of public works has painted 14 trucks in the seven months of the pilot program. it is now looking at offering more colors and teaming up with nonprofits to cover the costs. roughly $1,000 a truck. >> we can see white surface has all been tagged by these vandals. >> reporter: the dpw deputy director also wants state legislators to make it legal for cities to cite the owners of graffiti vehicles. >> before you get to renew the vehicle registration of that truck, you should show us a picture that you have abated the
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problem. >> reporter: though striper likes the program, he is opposed to fines. he says by making vehicles less of a target for taggers, trucks and their owners will start over with a blank slate. joe row sat toe jr., nbc bay area news. >> state legislators would have to pass a bill in order to make the dmv make graffiti vehicles a citable offense. as of yet no legislate verse plans to introduce that legislation. still a bumpy road for distracted driving here in america. the national highway traffic safety administration released figures today. back in 2008 there were 5,838 people killed in accidents caughted by drivers texting or talking on their cell phones. last year, researchers say that number dropped by 6%. but they say distracted driving is still a major problem, an epidemic here in the u.s., because it accounts for 16% of all road deaths. researchers you say these numbers are on the tip of the iceberg, since many states do not document distraction as the
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cause of an accident and a separate survey found that among teens who text and drive, more than half don't think it can lead to a crash. well, the issue of global warming in california becoming a heated issue in the governor's race. today, attorney general jerry brown criticized the former ebay executive ceo meg whitman for failing to state her proposition or her position on proposition 23. that proposition seeks to suspend a 2006 law to reduce again house gas emissions. jerry brown says the law will help the economy by generating new alternate energy businesses. whitman wants to suspend that law to stud ditz effects on the economy but has not take an position on prop 23. and don't forget, meg whitman will debate jerry brown on october 12th right here on nbc bay area. well be, still ahead tonight at 6:00, back in the hot seat, a judge i shall be use an arrest war aren't for lindsay lohan
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what the pop star says she did that has her heading back to court. also ahead, desperate to slim down, california teenagers are going to some very adult measures in trying to lose weight. we will show you that new trend. and a possible first for the food industry. why that next salmon dinner could come with a side of genetic controversy. guess what? the recession, over. surprised? well, you are not the only one. i'm tracy grant live in san francisco. we will show you how some other this are announcement fro a g oupf ro economists, coming up.
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[ male announcer ] jerry brown's good old days. but what really happened? cnn -- not me -- cnn says his assertion about his tax record was "just plain wrong." jerry brown went out there and took credit for the fact that the people of california voted for proposition 13,
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which lowered taxes, which he opposed. and now he's going around taking credit for it. he raised taxes as governor of california. he had a surplus when he took office and a deficit when he left. he doesn't tell the people the truth. news flash here, the recession is over and it has been for a while, at least that is what an economic think tank declared today. experts say the recession started back in december of 2007 and it ended in june of last year, make together longest recession since world war ii. nbc bay area's traci grant is
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live in san francisco right now, many people still struggling financially are questioning the experts' math. traci? >> reporter: spoke to a lot of people today about how this panel stated that the recession was over. now, many of them looked at me incredulously, as if i were crazy for saying something like that while others, dripping with sarcasm simply said, receipt session is over? that is news to me. >> willing to work half his old pay. >> reporter: just a few months after losing his job as a construction superintendent, kirk dunlap ended up on the cover of "time" magazine's out of work in america issue. one year later that man in the picture is a lot different than the man sitting at the career links center at the state employment development department in san francisco. >> yes. i was optimistic because i never have been unemployed for this
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long of a period. >> reporter: with each day out of work, the optimism slowly erodes for men of these people who spend their days using the center's computers to find job listings and send resumes that explains their reactions to the national bureau of economic research's findings. the panel announced today that the recession is over. >> they saying that? they are saying that currently? no, i'm not aware of that. >> reporter: not only do these economists say the recession is over but they say it actually ended in june, 2009; right before dunlap became unemployed. >> a long time now. >> reporter: seven months after diane was laid off from her job as a legal assistant. in one month, her unemployment benefits and extension will run out, leaving her with no financial assistance. she says today's recession announcement is a ploy. >> i'm not surprised they are ceesse saying anything. they are trying to do it to make things more positive.
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but from my own experience, i really don't see it is over. i really don't. >> i don't notice any difference at all. everything is just as busy, computer, you have to wait, everything telling you exactly the same thing. >> reporter: panel says the economy has been growing ever since the recession ended in 2009, but that growth has been slow. these economists also say it can take years after a recession is over for unemployment rates to drop significantly. live in san francisco, tracy grant, nbc bay area news. >> therein lies the problem. clearly there are plenty of people who are hardly convinced that our recession is a thing of the past now. >> as you can see, nbc bay area reporter scott budman here. what are they saying? >> people not con vipsd. it is purely academics, lisa and tom. you can say the gross domestic product changed a bit and our economy is starting to grow
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slightly. that doesn't mean we are seeing an uptick in johns, you move away from the academic, very understandable that so many people find today's news so hard to believe, even with the slightly growing economy, we are not seeing job growth yet and that is what people want to see. we have got an bump in corporate earnings, especially here in silicon valley and that has led to a rise in the stock market and we have seen some local companies start to hire again but nationally, still far too early for most people to fell good about the economy and without jobs, the housing market isn't going to move much. this is really all about hiring and until we see that don't expect too much amount mitch no matter what washington says. >> see the numbers for the gdp, you look at the unemployment numbers, percentage rate. today, president obama attacked by people, a tongue lashing really about, hey, what's with the economy, nothing is turning around, still looking for jobs. to out of work or nervous about your job, gdp doesn't mean anything to you and a lot of people out of work, tracy mentioned that jobs are often lagging on improving economy and president obama said today, the he economy may be moving in a
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slightly better direction but we still have not seen companies that are hiring. they are nervous because they have seen what happens when they grow too fast and the banks collapse and because of their nervousness, so many of us are nervous because we haven't seen the job growth. >> look at the consumer confidence indexes there is no indication that people are thinking that this economy is improving right now. >> that is all about jobs, until that confidence goes up, you are not going to see people buying houses and cars. we have seen a rise in the stock market that is a pretty good sign. the stock market is an indicator of where people think our economy will go from here and if they are willing to take risks with their money. we are having very strong september and this new week has kept the momentum going, as you see, a lot of strength in our economy and the stock market has come from here in home, companies like oracle, apple, netflix and google, they are selling, they are growing and doing a little bit of hiring. we need a little bit more of what they are having. >> maybe a lot more. >> a lot more. >> maybe that momentum. >> thank you. >> you belt. if the recession is indeed
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over, apparently not everyone at cnbc's town hall today got that message. president obama heard some strong words from se-described obama supporters who want to see him do more. >> i voted for a man who said he was going to change things in a meaningful way for the middle class. i'm one of those people and i'm waiting, sir, i'm waiting. i don't feel it yet. >> i really want to know, is the american dream dead for me? >> absolutely not. >> the challenge is that the hole was so deep that a lot of people out there are still hurting. >> with an eye toward the upcoming november elections, the president vigorously defended his recovery efforts and he challenged republicans and tea party activists to spell out just how they would do better. hp has dropped a suit seeking to block ousted ceo mark hurd from joining rival high-tech oracle n exchange, hurd agreed not to share hp trade secrets are with his new employer and waived his rights
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to stock, worth $14 million n addition to the stock he gave up, hurd's severance package included more than 12 million in cash and 775,000 stock options worth tens of millions more. hurd resigned from hp in august after a female contractor accused him of sexual harassment. a federal appeals court says it will consider the future of arizona's controversial immigration law. arizona governor jan brewer asked san francisco's ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals to reverse a ruling that put that will you on hold. her lawyer says the judge made a mistake by ruling the law burden legal. imgrants in arizona will have to face justice department attorneys who say the law disrupts u.s. relations with mexico and ultimately will be trumped by federal law anyway. hearings begin november 1st. critics are lobbying the food and drug administration to say no to what they call the franken fish. more accurately, a salmon that would be the first jeanettely modified animal for human
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consumption a company called aqua vantage salmon has developed a variety which he grows twice as fast as regular salmon because injections of growth hormone, it would reach maturity within 17 months instead of 30 and would reduce the need for importing foreign salmon. today a panel of experts joined the fda to discuss safety. one concern is what would happen if a modified fish escaped and mingled with wild salmon? >> i would not advocate for a moment production of transgenic salmon without confinement, to be physical and reproductive. >> a final decision from the fda is not expected for several more weeks. well, get a flu shot, protect your heart a new study reported in the canadian medical journal found that people 40 and over who got a flu shot were less likely to suffer a heart attack during the next year. in fact, the risk for heart attack dropped by about 19% when compared to people who did not get the vaccine. the reasonment is clear but
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researchers suspect that the inflammation that comes with the flu may increase your risk of heart attack. still ahead tonight at 6:00 is childhood to obesity contain joyce? the discovery that has researchers considering the new treatment. the lindsay lohan saga tops. the pop star will be heading back to court this week. why a judge issued an arrest warrant. amazing video as a section of bleachers collapsed in brazil. and good evening, i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri, hard to argue with 80-degree temperatures to start off your week. a few 70s, even in oakland. tracking temperatures dropping right now but even cooler for mi mngh and wednesday. temperato mi peratures will dr, co up. @hb
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we got a 1-2-0 in progress. what's a 1-2-0? another airline is charging up to $120 roundtrip for two bags. [ imitating siren ] pull over! looks like we got a runner. pull over! we know you've been charging for bags! we can't stop every plane. we're gonna stop this one. you can fly, but you can't hide. ♪ [ ding ] more than 100 people were injured when a set of bleachers collapsed the an auto race in brazil. about 200 people were sitting on the the bleachers when the structure gave out. six people were sent to
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hospitals, two with serious injuries. the cause of the collapse unknown right now. another low for lindsay lohan. tonight, there is a warrant for her arrest are. a beverly hills judge issued the warrant after lohan admitted she failed a drug and alcohol test via twitter. the 24-year-old best known for her role in "mean girls" and maybe "parent trap" now faces jail time for violating her probation. she spent two weeks in jail after violating probation. the actress is supposed to be in court friday morning and if she does not show up, the jim will ask police to serve that warrant. talk about drama tonight, nbc launches its fall prime time lineup with some well-reviewed and much-anticipated premiers. "the event" is one of two shows debuting tonight. the action packed show features a couple who gets sucked into an international conspiracy. now, here is a look at tonight's lineup.
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the niners playing tonight? remember in the olden days, just a few years ago, monday night football all the time. >> that's right. maybe it wasn't a few years ago, maybe ten years ago. >> you bring out the heavy hitters. hello to joe montana, dwight clark, a big wide receiver. >> i know. >> and eddie debartolo, everyone in town. interesting sidebar about ronnie lott, pregame pep talk yesterday, was it for the 49ers or saints? that's interesting. and yes, we will update on the giants. every day, we are on playoff watch. jeff ranieri? >> we are warming up here across the bay area. at loews that was the trend today. we will talk about big-time cooling, and yeah, even hot weathee eeoiis w de s tailouin yda aace this week. details in your 7-day forecast. gbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgbgb
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a new study shows more obese teens are going under the knife to lose weight. gatt trick band operations are not approved for anyone under the able of 18 in the u.s. but a recent study at ucla shows 590 patients between 13 and 20 years old underwent that surgery between 2005 and 2007. 18% of the total number of patients who had that surgery were under the legal able and the vast majority were girls.
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there are questions tonight about a possible link between colds and childhood obesity. any study shows that children infected by the adina virus 36 were, on average, 35 pounds heavier than children who were not infected. steve luke from our san diego station has the story. >> it does look like this virus, in fact, could be a cause or contributor to obesity. >> reporter: the testing is expensive and labor intensive, which is why children who contract ad 36 would never know it but after studying 124 kids ages 4 to 18, uc san diego researchers found eye-opening results. >> those who had the 36 infection weighed on average 35 pounds more than obese children who had not had this infection. >> reporter: 19 kids tested positive for the virus' anti-bodies, 15 were obese, dr. jeffrey shah womener and chief officer says ad 36 starts off as
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a cold but moves in on fat cells, increasing their numbers and the amount of fat each cell is capable of storing. >> some children that we will see in the clinic where they had a very large weight gain in a year or so, for reasons that can't be pinpointed. >> reporter: but dr. schwimmer says childhood obesity is complex with a number of factors to consider. they still don't know how much of a contributor the virus is to obesity. >> the collective data suggests that this could be a factor. if it turns out to be a large contributor, the element of vaccine could be worthwhile. >> the study shows one in four obese children tested positive for the virus, 3 1/2 times the rate for nonobese children. well, we had a mixed bag of weather over the weekend. now it is going to warm up, so, summer is coming, huh? >> eventually, yes.
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>> fall on the calendar? >> we are up today, down tomorrow, then up back again to some pretty unbelievable numbers when you get a look at our 7-day forecast. right now in oakland, we have 71 degrees, winds west at 10. in san francisco, the fog also still holding off, some great weather out there for the 49ers game, which is happening, we have raj mathai in our sports with more on that and everything throughout the sports world. right now, temperatures warmed up here, at least from these weekend numbers, 76 in sunnyvale, 75, san jose, 75, livermore, temperatures mid to upper 70s in the north bay, near our average, at les for today, but don't get too used to it we head through tuesday, the cool air is arising, looking at temperatures dropping 5 to 10 degrees on tuesday and then after we go down, we are going to be going way back up again in our 7-day forecast with potential mid-90s back in the bay area. right now if is all about these short-lived changes, we have some high cloud cover moving
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throughout eureka. it is part of this larger trend for the next 48 hours. all of these weak disturbances out here in the pacific will help to drug down some slightly cooler air across the bay area. temperatures tomorrow, 80s inland, dropping into the 70s, look at 50s and 60s at the coastline and also the fog coming back with potential drizzle for tuesday and also wednesday morning as well as below-average temperatures stay the next two days. then in our 7-day forecast, things are going to spike back up. we will have that in a second. in our east bay tomorrow, 54 degrees at 6 a.m. by 11 a.m., mostly sunny skies, temperatures still on the cooler side, 66. as for the morning, mid-50s in the east bay and the south bay and right there throughout the pen sin sul la, staying mild throughout san francisco, 60 in our cool spot, per normal, north bay, colder air gets trapped, 40s near 50s. tomorrow, going here, the south bay, below average conditions, mid-70s, 75, evergreen, 73 san
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jose, 74 livermore, 73, dublin, walnut creek and over toward the peninsula, 60s the norm tomorrow. and low to middle 70s here throughout inland spots in through the north bay. morning time on the weather channel on cable, 7-day forecast, we are going to have this at least a bit here, mid-70s, fall arrives on wednesday, instead of going toward fall temperatures, way back to summer. by friday, saturday and summer, upper 80s, low 90s inland. right now, these numbers are conservative, conservative even feel hot. summer not giving up without a second fight. >> yeah. >> still fight in summer. yeah. that's all. >> so maybe you can actually use your pool. >> yeah. >> finally. >> the barbecue? >> yes. we will get the barbecue going. >> medium-rare. >> what, chicken?
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i will give you medium-rare chicken. >> hey. oh. yeah. >> ready for this? a big one going on now, a landmark game in so many ways for mike singletary, all sorts of rave reviews about a energy and passion but the bottom line here the 49ers are a team in turmoil, the quick solution, just win tonight that would throw a curve ball to all the critics, more importantly, reinspire this franchise, the niners come out, fired up, hello to joe montana, dwight clark here, up in the owners box, yes used to be for so many years, crossing his arms, eddie deba debartolo. remember this group, boys to men, singing the national anthem a safety and a touchdown, drew brees to reggie bush, not quite a heisman pose but the saints a 9-0 lead. saints, best team in the league,
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super bowl champions but the niners hanging tough, second quarter, this just happened. frank gore a little flair pass on third down. 49ers in this game, wouldn't this be something? right now, second quarter score, the saints leading 9-7. coming up ten minutes from now the 49ers will retire one of their jersey numbers. any guesses here? number 80. >> 8? >> just 80. jerry rice's number taken out of commission, never to be worn again by another member of the franchise. last time we saw jr.ry wearing it at candlestick, ten years ago. gosh, time flies. his final game in san francisco. ronnie lott gave a pep talk to the team yesterday. s that thank is pretty nice yesterday. to the saints. he is friendly with the saints my goodness, ronnie lott hanging with the saints yesterday. keep in mind, last week, jerry
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rice helped the seahawks with the pep talk, now it is lott with the saints. on the other side of the bay with the raiders, enjoying a somewhat rare monday, they are in a good mood. raiders in studio with us last night. we figure it had out, fourth season to on sports sunday and believe it is the first time he has been in studio following a win. . >> i'm confident and we won, we won. i'm going to be happy, we won. not the depressing loss. i take losses very hard. >> isn't that amazing? four years, never had him -- things are good now. nnamdi in the black hole. the game black out on local tv. didn't see any of this beat the rams. here is the little issue here. starting quarterback, jason campbell, saw him there he was benched after ineffective first half. bruce gradkowski comes into the rescue, sparks the raider, 16-14 victory. head coach tom cable said this
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afternoon, he is not sure who is going to start next sunday went raiders are in arizona. >> we have been moving the ball. decisions have been made. we have to do what we have to do just move forward. >> we came out the second half. we brought some fire and intensity and some energy and we did some good things. see what happens sunday in the desert. we haven't seen this before. a fan ends up with a souvenir and then the poor guy had to return the souvenir. took a little while to pry it out of his hands. here is the deal. last night, brandon jacobs, running back for the new york football giants inadvertently threw his helmet into the stands ten rows up that guy ends up with it they said, bud dirk the game is still going on, we need the helmet back. i don't want to give it back. he gave it back. he gave it back. they pried it out of his arms. maybe they gave him some tickets. brandon jacobs did apologize to the guy. as for the giants, back in
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ago tomorrow this little baby enjoying the pennant race. jose green, the grand slam. where we stand now with the giants, this was yesterday, the giants lead the division by a half game over the padres. how many games are remaining? 12. this is gonna be a fight. this season is going to be determined, the playoff race in the final few games. >> just really --. whether they make it or not, so much fun to watch. >> yep. >> thank you, raj. we will be right back. ring ring. progresso. i look great in my wedding dress with the help of your amazing light soups. now we're adding even bigger pieces of white-meat chicken.
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ageing gas lines and an outdated emergency plan. could pope benedict xvi actually turn off the gas and howl would that take? we look at pg&e's earthquake plan tonight at 11:00 after the premiere of "chase." >> and that will do it for us on a monday night. we thank you for being with us tonight. >> we will see you back here at 11:00, all four of us. see you then. >> bye bye. [ male announcer ] as the ceo of hp,
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