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right now at 5:00, a deadly drive by shooting in the bay area killed an innocent teenaged girl who was in the wrong place at the wrong time. we'll have a live report on that. today is the day that advocates are asking people in the bay area and the country to take their money out of major banks. we'll show you whether it's been successful so far. also friends and family of oscar grant will gather for a rally in downtown oakland tonight. we'll show you why they chose to do it today. the news at 5:00 starts right now.
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good evening i'm diane dwyer. today is bank transfer day a movement that started on facebook and appears to be sweeping the nation. clients moved their money into credit unions or local banks. monte frances is in san francisco with more. >> reporter: organizers say this is separate from occupy wall street but many taking part are aligned with the occupy movement. an hour and a half ago a march in support of bank transfer day started down market street. >> banks got bailed out we got sold out. >> reporter: earlier in the day the protesters disrupted business at a wells fargo and a bank of america and in oakland protesters marched and forced a wells fargo to close. our cameras were closed as the
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bank security tried to keep the marchers from entering the building. the bank posted signs on the door saying it was forced to close due to an emergency. at least 650,000 people in the u.s. have switched to credit unions after b of a announced a $5 monthly debit card fee. the bank decided to cancel the fee but many customers say they have broader concerns about the big banks. >> pushing bogus loans on people and out of their houses and i thought well, you know, why -- it's a small gesture not in a position to do much damage. but i don't want my money going for that kind of activity. >> reporter: and that message appears to be resonating. it's estimated that credit unions have added $4.5 billion in new savings accounts in the last two months. wells fargo is urging customers to take a look at what it does
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as a company and record on charitable donations. 80,000 people signed up for bank transfer day. we'll have to see how many people closed their accounts today. monte frances. supporters of bank transfer day joined occupy protests. in pittsburg protesters held a mock service for financial aid debt. and many people said they were fed up with big banks not helping to ease the foreclosure crisis and the ceos are getting bonuses. in austin protesters marched outside a wells fargo. it is partially credited for getting bank of america to back off its debit card fee but the protesters say it is not the only issue. >> the corporations are lining their pockets with record profits and not reinvesting in
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the community. >> i wanted to be a part of the bigger movement to take back control of our finances and economy and be a part of fueling local economies and getting the money from the bigger banks. >> the credit union national association says they opened 650,000 new accounts just last month. that's the same number of accounts opened in all of 2010 at those credit unions. many people whose homes are under water financially in san francisco decided to tie their protest to banks in the district to the bank transfer day efforts. >> banks got bailed out we got sold out. banks got bailed out. we got sold out. >> the group marched at five bank branchs and called on executives to reduce the interest rates to competitive rates as well as modify loans by reducing principle in some cases. >> right now my mom is losing
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her home to foreclosure. she has been dealing with it for two years. we are protesting so that the banks can help us with the foreclosures with modifications to change their policies. so that they can help not only our individual case but the whole community. >> by the way, the excelsior district has the highest foreclosure rate in the city and the group targeted city bank chase and u.s. bank. in the south bay a 14-year-old girl was shot to death and three friends were injured last night. it happened in a drive by shooting and the girls were just in the wrong place at the wrong time. we have more including information on arrests in this case. >> reporter: morgan hill police are investigating the shooting but believe they have all the suspects in custody. that happened last night. police say at 9:30 last night shots were fired into a crowd of
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teenagers celebrating a birthday on cosmo avenue and del monte avenue in morgan hill. a 14-year-old girl from morgan hill was killed. three other teenagers were injured. two 14-year-old girls are in critical condition one in a medically induced coma. a 15-year-old boy has been treated and released from the hospital. one of the police officers was patrolling the area at the time of the shooting and saw the suspect vehicle leaving the scene. the officers chased the suspect about a mile to bar knell avenue. there a standoff ensued and five suspects were arrested. >> all of them were known gang members. one is on probation with gang clause. so they are known. they are known between morgan hill or gilroy. >> police say the shooting is gang related but they do not believe any of the victims have
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gang ties. they were in the wrong place at the wrong time, according to police. the five suspects range from 17 to 23 years old. three are from morgan hill one is from san jose and the fifth from gilroy. police say retaliation is a concern and so tonight they are stepping up ma trolls asking for assistance from gilroy and from the sheriff's department. live in morgan hill, kimberly tere. >> thank you. in oakland while occupy demonstrators continue to rally in front of city hall a different protest is underway marking the anniversary of the sentencing of johannes mehserle. he served 11 months in prison after shooting and killing oscar grant on a b.a.r.t. platform in 2009. friends and family are trying to bring attention to what they say
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is the police containment of the african and latino communities. we'll hear from the protesters as well. next at 5:00 we'll look back at the life of andy rooney. a manmade famous on 06 minutes. how levi's wants you to save water washing your jeans. and stanford continues their quest for a national title. the weekend is off to a chilly and rainy start. you can see this on the radar. the rain pushing into the bay area including in san jose where is it a cool 56 degrees. what to expect for the sunday forecast? we'll look at that when we come back. keurig has over 200 varis
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long-time tv news man and cur mojen andy rooney as died. he was 92. he died last night from complications of a recent surgery. and jay gray has a look back on rooney's life. >> reporter: born in albany, new york in 1919 he began his career in the army writing for "stars and stripes" in london in world war ii. he flew on bombing raids over germany and flew over a concentration camp after the war. he joined cbs for a writer for a variety show before moving back into the news before joining his home for the next 43 year, "60 minutes" it was there that rooney find his voice. a person who ended the show with a i thai raid over things that
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bothered him. >> that's what's wrong with what is going on in washington. >> i don't know anything that mystifies americans more than the cotton they put in pill bottles. why do they do it? >> there's no doubt about it dogs are nicer than people. >> in 1986 he captured the emotion of a nation after the shuttle challenger disaster. >> we are prouder to be human beings because that'ses what they were they make up for the liars and cheats among us. >> reporter: but not without controversy. in 1909 he was suspended for three months after making an antigay statement. he was reinstated four weeks later. in 2004 rooney's wife of 26 years margie, passed away of heart failure. the loss devastated rooney who never wrote about her death on air. still, rooney continued with "60
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minutes" until early october when he signed off one last time. >> i don't say that often but thank you although if you do see me in a restaurant please just let me eat my dinner. >> reporter: andy rooney an american i con dead at the age of 92. >> reason request is survived by four children, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. still to come at 5:00 another earthquake in the east bay this afternoon. did you feel it? we'll show you where it was centered. levis that help conserve energy?
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more than 900 gallons of water are used in the average life cycle of a pair of jeans. that is from growing the cotton until you toss them up. and we will explain to you how levi strauss has figured out how
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to lower that water usage. >> something like that has not touched water in the finishing process. is it waterless. >> when levis puts the lashl waterless in the jeans it means that it was made with less waters from the cotton fields to the store shelves. levis says it took 46 liters to get the warn-in look. >> now you can achieve this with 1 liter or less. >> reporter: it's all about sustainability. the jeans giant says is it putting 2 million new pairs of jeans in stores made with cotton grown in india and brazil and around the world. >> the farmers are educated to really farm in different ways that are more sustainable and use less water and chemicals. >> reporter: they are asking customers to cut back by not washing their jeans after every
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wear, using only cold water and air drying them. >> some floated the notion of the freezer. >> that may be urban legend. that i'm not sure if that is proven but that is something going around. >> reporter: levis says they are making an impact on the environment and on customers. >> would you seek that out? >> probably not. it's a marketing endeavor. i don't think it's a genuine interest in environmental sustainability. >> reporter: but levis insists it is genuine and hopes that other companies are follow in its every-shrinking global footprint. the east bay had a jolt this afternoon when an earthquake hit near the berkeley and oakland border. it happened at 2:52 in the
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afternoon. there haveoeen n reports of injuries or damage. b.a.r.t. shut down for 15 minutes just to check the system. and my daughter called me to say we just had an earthquake. but all is well in the east bay. >> that's the reason that cal is playing at att park while they retro fit the stadium. we are seeing cool temperatures. oakland at 60. winds picking up ahead of the frontal system. so the rain really starting to fill in on the radar not so much right now in san jose. it is cool. you can see a few rain drops. east bay castor valley heading to duplin moderate rain from the west. in san francisco looking here you can see 58 degrees southwest wind at 10 and dark skies to the north. that's where the rain is the most widespread up and down 101. we will see the rain press
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through the bay area and we have a winter storm storm warning this weekend a foot of snow above 6,000 feet taken snow levels low enough to get more snow on mount hamilton this evening. you can see the cold air on the coast. rain at times along the coast with instability in that air working down the coast. isolated thunder. rain to showers. fall back one hour tonight. and you wake up tomorrow morning a few more showers. hour by hour with the forecast. the main event with the rain at 9:00 changing over to isolated showers on sunday. more sun tomorrow but will the stay cool. the air is dropping out it have gulf of alaska and unstable across the hill tops. we may see isolated showers. but by this time tomorrow the showers shut down and we'll see a chilly night. rain coming back come thursday and friday. so tonight we will see lows eventually in the 30s and 40s
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between now and midnight we'll stay in the 50s. but cooler air will drop down by tomorrow morning. so a rainy evening and scattered showers for sunday morning. the highs tomorrow even with the sunshine will have a tough time getting out of the 50s. we'll be in the upper 50s tomorrow closer to 60 around san jose. looking at a mixed bag with scattered showers with small hail if the rain sounds loud could be small hail with the showers with the chilly air aloft. 58 tomorrow in oakland. in the north bay in the upper 50s and snow across the mountains of lake county to the north. we get the extra hour of sleep and next chance of rain is on thursday. we love that. >> my favorite night of the whole year. thanks a lot, rob. let's check if with henry with comcast sports net what's going on? >> when we come back we'll be
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talking football. up next on the xfinity sports desk could the stanford cardinal keep their national title hopes alive? and vernon davis is known for redecorating defenses on the field. could he be trading in his cleats for a career in interior design? california should be proud.
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we were the first to ban smoking on airplanes. the first to have smoke-free bars and restaurants. all while saving over $86 billion in health care costs... and over a million lives.
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we've done a good job. but even if you were born today, you'd still grow up in a world where tobacco kills more people... than aids, drugs, alcohol, murder and car crashes... combined. we have a lot more work to do. welcome back to nbc bay area. did you realize that the stanford quarterback has never won a game in the state of oregon. today he had a chance to put an
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end to the bad luck. stanford visiting oregon state. stanford up by a touchdown in the second. luck to whalen to make it 14-0 cardinal and stanford pulled away in the second half. luck passes to taylor in the third quarter. 27 yards for the score. 24-13, stanford. final quarter of the game gaffney runs it in from 10 yards out. stanford win. 38-13 is the final. when vernon davis is in the end zone he feels at home. three touchdowns this year and a total of 20 t.d.s in the previous two seasons with the 49ers but there is no place like home. he heads back to his real house where there is no touchdown but it has vernon's touch. >> modern class design is a design company that myself and vernon davis started this past year in regards to interior
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design laend escaping. we want to adhere to everyone. >> this is the room that i rarely get a chance to come into. i like this room because it has lot of little different pieces that are unique. the african pieces right here anton picked out. >> i wanted to add some culture into the home. he is a warrior on the football field and bringing it back to the spirit of the african warrior. those are 09--year-old spirits from the congo. the masks are from the ivory coast. we see things differently where a lot of people don't. >> this here is my most prized possession. i love the colors. ved my favorite color. it fits well in this room. i decided to paint the ceiling red. i like the room. anton picked this painting out. it's city of san francisco. as a kid growing up i had an eye
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for art. >> i wanted it to really stand out and show vernon's artistic side and personality. we have a customer paint job in here with 14 karat gold trim. people will come into this bathroom and think i can't afford this. yes, you can. it's fit for a king. but you know what a king's aide can afford to get it. and we can do it without breaking the bank. >> my goodness a lot of money in that home. also coming up at 11:00 tonight we'll have basketball highlights for you as the we believe charity basketball game taking place at san jose state where several current and former
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golden state warriors are playing hoops and cal highlights. the bears are whipping washington state right now 23-0. i know that's one of your teams. >> i like it. and poor san jose state lost a heart breaker against idaho. there you go. >> what's new? we're used to that. i went to san jose state. they have been losing for decades though. you had to rub it in. >> we'll be right back.
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as the holiday season approaches, the need grows for food and clothing donations. many lined up for a voucher card. volunteers of sacred heart signed up 4,000 families today including 6,000 children in need of food, clothing and toys for holidays. they will use the vouchers to receive donated goods.


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