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city, next. right now at 11:00, jaycee speaks. her story in her own words about her captivity. a missing diamond, a cryptic message and all those explosives. tonight police know about the only survivor of the killing spree. records collapse under the heat wave and some parts of the bay area get even hotter
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tomorrow. our autumn heat wave continues tomorrow. the only dimps is that today's highs may be more sizzling in some parts of the bay area tomorrow, and that could prove to be downright dangerous. tonight we're feeling some relief, but tomorrow it's not just the heat you'll need to watch out for. we begin at the weather certain with rob who has been tracking that record-breaking heat. rob? >> it's outright impressive. when you look across the bay area, we saw these temperatures soaring well over 100 degrees. 103 in san francisco. that was good enough for record high today. out the door, santa rosa, 104 degrees. also surprising, the temperatures we're seeing right now outside. f you've been outside thi evening, you know it's warm. we're still well into the mid to upper 70s, san jose upper 70s now. notice no sign of a sea breeze. that's the troblem when it comes
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to our spare the air days. tomorrow day four of our spare the air days due to unhealthy air quality for our inland valleys and a sneak preview heading to lunch tomorrow. without that sea breeze tomorrow, lisa, i'm looking at temperatures in the tri valley that look to be almost 105 tomorrow. we'll have a full look at that in the forecast in a few minutes. >> this is supposed to be fall, right? >> supposed to be. not tomorrow. >> it's not only record temperatures, it's the air we're breathing in. as rob just mentioned, tomorrow is another spare the air day, adding more concern about that stifling heat. we're live in walnut creek tonight where the somewhat koco air is pretty deceiving. george? >> reporter: yeah, the display has been saying 107 degrees for the past hour. tomorrow will be another spare the air day, some unhealthy air
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and high temperatures. >> when it's a spare the air day, here's what you see. hazy skies. >> i come from san mateo so you can really see it in this valley. it's heavier here because you get more of a breeze from the bay. >> what she really noticed on this scorching day was the heavy air. >> the air is heavier, so you take more of a breath when you try to breathe in. i try to stay in as much as i can. >> reporter: spare the air day means laying off grilling with charcoal or do what guinness did. >> i bought a roasted chicken. i wasn't going to go home and cook. >> reporter: many commuters choose to carpool or take public transit which you are enkurncoud to do, but those on bart had to endure a 15-minute delay. >> when we have a really hot day, it creeps along. >> like how fast or how slow? >> sometimes it stops altogether, sometimes it goes just a couple miles an hour.
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>> in downtown walnut creek, it made people want to buy ice cream. families like the nelsons couldn't resist. >> it's refreshing. it's cool. it's everything you remember ice cream to be. >> reporter: and for businesses like the san francisco creamery, hot weather means dollar signs. >> i really want the cool weather to come soon because i'm sweating bad. but for business, it's phenomenal. >> reporter: tomorrow will be the fourth day for spare the air and we've had nine such days this year. >> thank you very much, george. well, his date with death on hold tonight. governor schwarzenegger delayed the execution of allen brown, but it may not be for long. brown was supposed to die on tuesday. his execution has been scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on thursday,
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giving him time for an appeal. an appeals court has asked the judge to reconsider his ruling. they said the district judge erred when they let him choose being put to death by lethal injection or a cocktail. we're live in san quentin tonight. so he may buy himself a little more time, jean? >> reporter: jessica, while all the legal challenges play s rune because the drug used for the committee ku execution is about to expire. they plan their protests. 76-year-old lyle brojan has been walking against the death penalty in california for 50 years. on execution day, he and many
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others walked 25 miles from san francisco to the gates of san quentin. >> you contemplate the death of a human being, deliberate killing of a human being against the backdrop of the marin hills, the golden gate bridge, the san francisco skyline, the beautiful bay, it's just a very moving, moving experience. >> while brojan prepares for his journey, the legal fight over brown's execution rages. governor schwarzenegger delayed the execution by 48 hours to consider a clemency request and to allow the riverside rape and murderer to file appeals. >> so they were forced to delay the execution until thursday to allow robert brown enough time to appeal in his case. >> reporter: the execution by lethal injection is now scheduled for 9:00 september 30th. but the department of corrections and rehabilitation says brown's execution may be
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the last until they can get a new ant septic sodium pentathol. it only has one dose left and that dose expires october 21st. >> apparently they have a three-hour window to carry out the execution before their drugs expire and they may no longer legally use them. >> reporter: if brown's execution is delayed past friday, the state may have to wait to carry out the death warrant until next year. that's when the drug manufacturer says the new supply will be available. so again, late word tonight, the nooipt circuit court of appeals has decided the federal trial judge should reconsider his decision, the decision that opened the door for this execution to happen in the first place. so tomorrow we're expecting a lot of action in court. >> thank you, jean. the big five is done for the night. they will convene at noon tomorrow to continue hammering out a so-called framework for the state budget. right now lawmakers are
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remaining tight-lipped about what went on during that meeting, but they say a vote should be coming soon. they fimnally decided to work o that framework that aims to close the $19 million deficit. a public peek show in pal owal to, the city dealing with four flashing incidents just this week. police arrested sandoval sunday night after he exposed himself. but there is a second flasher they're looking for. he is described as a clean-shaven hispanic man, weighing 200 pounds. >> he's got things to deliver, he's got blasting caps. how does he explain that? a hobby? >> five dead and a house filled with explosives. up next, new discoveries about the key witness in the east bay
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killing spree. members of this standing room only audience are anxious to find out who will become the next mayor. i'll show you how this race is holding up. after being held hostage for 18 years, jaycee dugard says she's ready to break her silence. look at those temperatures. 73 degrees, just a weak sea breeze for now and t da ayer hotan i day inland tomorrow. look at that forecast when we come right back. [ ruiz ] reliable tools started as a brick and mortar store.
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tomorrow night gubernatorial candidates meg whitman and jerry brown go head to head. the two will square off in their first debate of the campaign. it's only five weeks until the november election. they're vying for tens and thousands of unsaid voters. about one-fifth of the voters are unsure. >> you're undecided? >> unsdidecided as undecided ca be. >> i will be watching very closely and i guess after this ilhave to make my decision, because the way it looks right now, i can't decide. >> the hour-long debate kicks
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off at 6:300 at the uc davis campus. our coverage begins at 6:00. the debate will begin at 6:30 right here on nbc bay area and our web site, n brknbcbayarea.c. there are a lot of people applying for the job of mayor and there are a lot of people interested in learning who they are. >> i'm a family man. i have three children. >> it was standing room only at temple sinai in oakland. nine of the ten candidates running for mayor had a captive audience. >> i'm looking for someone who has sort of a decisive idea of what to do and can convince me they can do it. >> i'd like to hear more than sound bites. >> sound bites this time came with a time limit. two-minute opening statement with a one-minute response.
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>> candidate greg har lan believes he should be mayor of a city battling budget problems and crime because he has 40 years of business experience. don tarada, a well-known politician in sacramento, says he wants to fill a void. >> there hasn't been any leadership in city hall. >> but there are two candidates in city hall running for mayor. the youngest candidate is larry lyle young, jr. education a hot topic and solutions on how to turn oakland around. >> and i know exactly where the corruption is, and i am going to do everything i can do to put a spotlight on all the corruption in oakland to get rid of every single bit of it in the city of oakland. i do think the city of mayor needs to be someone who has the skill sets to do the job but not somebody who has the baggage and
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has been an elected candidate before. >> not all of these candidates have experience. they're hoping someone will give them the chance to run the city of oakland. a closer look tonight at a mysterious and troubling east bay killing spree. police say el-soundani el-wahhabi murdered his girlfriend. that case is closed. but two murdered women case remains unsolved. the husband is one of the victims paints a very bizarre picture. he's the man who may hold the answers in the bizarre east bay killing spree. but he isn't talking. >> i don't really want to talk. >> police arrested 72-year-old charles rittenhouse after discovering the body of his wife and his wife's friend at his
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vallejo house, and after finding boxes and boxes of materials that could be used to make explosives. also in the center of the case? efron valdamiro who officers say could have shot and killed them before sending them on a chase. rittenhouse's attorney says he terrorized them for years. nbc bay area got ahold of search warrants and court documents and went over what was in the home. it contains many materials for making explosives in the house. >> he's got all kinds of things for explosives and chemicals whose prime use is to make explosives. how does he explain that? a hobby? >> the killer wrapped both
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bodies in plastic. one was found in a rear bedroom closet, the other in the backyard under some bushes. also logged as evidence? nacaria smart's diamond ring, which was missing the diamond. and a handwritten sign in the front room reading, efron valdamari, you go away. we will call police. the sign was signed by ritten dgs hou rittenhouse and his wife. >> most people, smart people, and these are smart people, would go to a lawyer and get a restraining order to pre vent some psychopath from terrorizing them time after time. their attorney wanted to set the bail at $300,000. the judge refused.
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vallejo police said they also want to know if any chemicals they found were used to speed up the body's decomposition. >> this will also tell us if there was an attempt to dispose of the body with chemicals. >> it could take weeks for the tests to come back and the autopsies to be complete. in the meantime, rittenhouse's attorney says don't expect him to say anything. if he holds the answers to this complicated killing spree, we'll have to wait to hear a story. in the east bay, jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> charles rittenhouse will be back in court october 7 on the explosives charges. he has pleaded not guilty. cyberspace is an internet predator's social media. how do you keep tabs on your kids' internet activity without going too far? two south bay dads think they
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have the answer and it could be exactly what you're looking for. see how it works after "parenthood" on nbc bay area news. down south it was a team of sweaty angels. at a few minutes after noon today, it had already climbed to -- get ready -- 113 degrees in downtown l.a. that made it the hottest day ever recorded in that city since they started keeping records back in 1877. >> wow. that's a lot of asphalt. that's very, very hot. >> almost felt that warm here. >> kind of gives you the scope of just how big this heat wave is, all the way to the valleys in san diego to the north all the way up here to the bay area. after a hot day we had, we're slowly cooling off. almost 20 degrees cooler today, but that means we're still 74 degrees in san jose, let's show you oakland, 69 degrees. not much to see there in the way
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of wind. a very weak sea breeze at 7. that by this time tomorrow night should be a whole lot stronger. we hope that's the case because our forecast tomorrow still calls for another very hot day, but as we jump to wednesday ask thursday, we should see a stronger inland sea breeze. lots of 70s outside, low 70s right now up and down the tri valley. but you can see inland, lots of 70s, not just for those inland locations, but look at san francisco up and down the peninsula still in the mid-70s. unfortunately, unhealthy for sensitive groups. if you have asthma or any respiratory issues, not a good idea to be outside right now. we'll see temperatures getting above 100 degrees. tomorrow uit's a warm start. i would almost say t-shirt weather in the morning.
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east bay and south of san jose. the air just flat dries out and warms up as it heads out to the ocean. so for areas inland tomorrow, especially the tri valley, getting above 100 degrees in places like pleasanton and livermore, and back in the 80s inland by the time we wrap up the work week. one more hot day around the bay area, then things cool off as we approach next weekend. for tomorrow you can see those numbers south of san jose. still 103 degrees around morgan hill. if we get to that, that would be a new high presented tomorrow. i've bumped up the temperatures for peninsula and san francisco. it may get close to 90 during the day and then you saw the east bay numbers around contra costa county. finally some air-conditioning
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cools us off, and if that sea breeze krancranks up, wednesday better air quality and better temperatures. coming up, jaycee dugard's story in her own words. details of the upcoming memoir. people! look at you! texting...blogging... all this technology, but you're still banking like pilgrims! it's time for new school banking, bubbie. interest plus savings at why earn bupkis, when your savings can earn three times the national average!!
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itself to a region. the woman who played the older rose has died. she has been battling lung cancer for years. she was best known for her 1997 role as rose in titanic. she then became the oldest oscar nominee in history for that portrayal at age 87. it will probably be a tough read, but jaycee dugard will tell the story of her own life in captivity due out next year. jaycee dugard was held captive from age 11 for 18 years. she had two children fathered by her captor, phillip garrido. last week the judge indicated suspending the trial, citing his
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mental status. you got some better news for us? >> for the giants, actually some good news if you're a giants fan. what happened tonight and how it affect the giants' playoff chances. champagne this weekend? maybe, but another team beat him to it tonight. also, an interesting question and singletary's interesting response after santa clara today. we're back in a moment. our state has a huge deficit. meg whitman's plan will make it billions worse by eliminating the capital gains tax for wealthy investors,
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including herself. economists say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. times say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools and public safety. jerry brown's against this unfair giveaway because it will take billions from our children when we can least afford it. get california working again-for all of us. from his frere jacques... [ speaking french ] [ mom ] he decided to study in paris. ♪ to see french masterpieces with his very own eyes. we even linked our citibank account to his so when his account ran low we just transferred funds. i just hope the language isn't a barrier. bonjour. [ mom ] my ryan can be very shy. [ male announcer ] from linked accounts to citi mobile we make it simple to manage your finances. what's your story? citibank can help you write it. we make it simple to manage your finances. the contrast of infinite black...
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today when asked difficult but straightforward questions -- >> why is this team 0-3? >> it could be any number of reasons, any number of reasons. >> that's about the extent of his response. a deflated head coach, not much to say, except he fired his friend and offensive coordinator, jim ray. this is the same friend he hand-picked last year. he says firing ray was his decision. you would imagine the 49ers' ownership might have forced his hand. will their problems be fixed? don't expect miracles, but you can expect a more fresh and aggressive offense. this is 43-year-old mike johnson. not many people have heard of him. elevated from quarterbacks coach, he takes over for jimmy ray. >> i think mike is a great teacher, i think he's a visionary, i think he understands what we're trying to
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accomplish, and i think the players will embrace it. >> strong praise. a visionary. we'll see what happens. the 49ers are 0-3 with three tough opponents ahead of them, the falcons, the eagles and raiders. they could be staring at 0-6 barring a big turnaround. bears and packers. we're talking old school in chicago. devin hester, remember this guy? he returns the punt 62 yards, his first return for a touchdown in three years. bears win it 20-17. they're the only undefeated team in the nfc. football lost one of itsz legends today. former raiders great george blanda has died. he played until he was almost 49 years old, a true iron man, and mr. clutch. george blanda was 83. any day now, the nba will
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officially approve the sale of the warners. this time it was the coach smiling. >> i know all the faces, i know the smiles, i know everything. i know where the bones in the backyard are buried. >> there's bones in the backyard? old playoff bones. he's right. keith smart knows the good, the bad, the ugly. here he is along with his wife. the former star has been the assistant coach since 2003, so he does know where those bones are buried. the warriors begin training camp in ernest tomorrow. when we return, the giants are in the driver's seat, but be careful, that could be dangerous. don't chill that champagne just yet. back in a
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that's easier said than done. diamondbacks this weekend then t the padres. >> bye bye.
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