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be in the 70s midweek. details come up in a bit. >> we'll remind you five more times it's time to spring forward tonight. today the family of a san jose man found stabbed to death at an almaden park will gather to honor his life. 27-year-old errick wright was killed at guadalupe oak grove park wednesday afternoon. 27-year-old vincent gallegos was arrested with the murder. police say gallegos was at the scene when they arrived and he and the victim knew each other. he told investigators that he found wright bleeding in the park but his story didn't add up. the suspect was not able to explain why he had blood on himself. >> doesn't feel real right now. i just don't know what could have taken place where this guy to kill my brother like that. >> i want to know what my son could have been you know that could have been that detrimental
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to where he had to be brutally stabbed. >> police did find a knife at the scene. it is now at the crime lab undergoing tests to see if it is connected with the killing. detectives are piecing together the bizarre murder of a 69-year-old man from san jose. stanley jacobson was found stabbed to death this week. his body was hidden beneath a pile of linens and blankets and police say his body was there more than a month despite visitors from officers from the missing person's unit. >> any normal reasonable person would have done a cursory research as they were required to do and not many people if any would have found this body, it was underneath a lot of clutter. >> officers arrested this woman, 46-year-old regina butler in connection with his death. neighbors say she was jacobson's girlfriend. police said they had been
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investigating her on suspicion of defrauding jacobson out of insurance money. a chilling video of showing a woman robbed at her own doorstep. police hope this will help others find the robbers. they've linked to a case gang, accused of oakland's most violent crimes. officers arrested 18 suspected gang members and seized 11 firearms during a scene of early morning raid yesterday. it is unclear whether any arrested are linked with this robbery. not guilty, the plea from the san jose man accused of trying to bomb an oakland bank as part of a terrorist plot. he faces federal charges for trying to bomb a bank of america branch in oakland last month.
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he tried to detonate a bomb he didn't realize was a fake. it was created under the supervision of an undercover fbi agent. if convicted yuneza faces life in prison. berkeley's world famous chez panise could reopen next weekend. an early morning fire yesterday badly damaged the front built by woodworkers four decades ago. the flames broke out under the front porch of the downstairs dining room. the sprinkler system kept the fire from spreading inside. legendary chef and co-founder alice waters. >> it had redwood and all of the things we aren't using anymore. i'm heartbroken about it. it's no longer there. it's gone. it's the piece of art that has been taken. >> firefighters are still trying
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to pinpoint the exact cause but they suspect it may have been an electrical fire. waters plans to have the cafe section of the restaurant open by next weekend. this morning a peninsula teacher is cleared of charges of physically abusing children. she was waiting for justice and finally got it, she says. >> i had faith that the truth would come out, that the ending would be a good ending for me. >> alex has been waiting for the truth to come out for a year. she was accused last february of slapping, kicking and withholding food from two 5-year-old boys in her classroom at roosevelt elementary school in redwood city. on thursday, san mateo county d.a. dropped all nine counts of misdemeanor abuse charges against her. >> i've never abused a child.
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i'm sorry the parents were given information that led them to believe such things, but from day one i've maintained my innocence. >> reporter: she built a reputation as a good teacher over the past 20 years. five years ago, she says she decided to focus on children in special education. >> and i think some of the strategies used with this population are misunderstood by the general public. >> reporter: last year, seven teachers aides came forward saying she abused children in her classroom. one family accused her of causing unexplained bruises on their autistic son and withholding water. >> of course they're going to change their story. >> reporter: san francisco attorney christopher dolan is reacting to the d.a.'s decision to drop charges. >> once again the system has failed this child. it failed to protect this child when this was happening. it's failed now to give this child justice through the criminal courts.
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>> reporter: bogdas' attorney disagrees. >> we never agreed the story the aides would watch abuse they initially described and not report it to anybody. >> i hope that this decision by the district attorney will help to give people confidence that there are safety measures in place to protect people, students, anybody from abuse. those systems work especially when followed. >> reporter: his client is hoping the system continues to see she did not abuse xhirchild. >> i'm sorry we all had to go through this. >> that was cheryl hurd reporting. the charges have been dropped but a civil suit could be dropped soon. i was at home and i started screaming by myself. >> a simple fate turns a local man into a rich man, the story behind the craving that led an east bay man to stop for a
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a walnut creek man changed up his routine and now is a multimillionaire. he won the california lottery and the timing could not have been more perfect for he and his family. >> reporter: it seemed the applause while getting a giant $33 million check is a bit anti-climatic compared to the moments marsoud adalin began to realize something big was happening. he was checking the numbers on his super lotto plus ticket. >> removed my eye glasses and rubbed my eyes again and again, really, maybe ten times. >> reporter: he had bought the tickets at the shell gas station on the 1700 block of ignacio road in walnut creek where he buys pumpkin seeds. this time he skipped the seeds and bought lottery tickets. friend told him a winning ticket was sold at the gas station and
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he should check his numbers. that's when he found out his numbers matched. >> i was by myself at home and i started screaming. >> reporter: once he knew he was a winner he went to tell his wife, who is a hair dresser in downtown walnut creek. >> just come with me, we have to go to sacramento. she said why? i said, we won the lottery. she didn't believe. >> all the way i've been asking him, are you serious? are you serious? and he said, yes, believe me. it's real. >> the family says they will take a cash payout of about $22 million. from multimillionaires to minimum wage workers. coming up how one company is making san jose's $10 an hour minimum rate work for them. [ mom ] dear chex cereal,
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at sunol, more blue sky and we can expect that until at least friday, that will take the string off the spring forward to lose an hour's sleep tonight. mayor reed released his march budget message this week and in it he explained what he wants to do with the limited amount of new funding that will be available in the upcoming budget cycle. among his recommendations he wants to increase the number of police officers and firefighters on the streets. mayor reed is also recommending pay increases for veteran police officers to help retain them in the force. on monday, thousands of workers in san jose will get a raise thanks to measure d. the minimum wage will jump to $10 an hour, a pay raise of two bucks. scott budman has thetory of one company that's ahead of the game. >> reporter: at pizza my heart they're experimenting. san jose's new $10 minimum wage
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officially goes into effect monday but this restaurant is already giving out the extra dough. the owner figured why wait. >> first happy employees. i mean, there's an extra buck in their pocket per hour makes a difference because most of these guys are in school and you know, they could use a little bit of extra money. >> reporter: the increased dollar figure comes because san jose voters passed measure d which raises the minimum wage. city businesses and politicians admit they don't yet know the long-term results of the $2 an hour bump. >> we'll lose some jobs, somewhere between 500 and 1,000 jobs probably will disappear because as people make adjustments, some of them will absorb the cost of the minimum wage, some will pass it on to their customers and some will restructure their workforce. >> reporter: the pizza is still moving fast an indication of the strong silicon valley economy. yes, it hits the bottom line a
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bit but this chain is ready to move beyond the shouting. >> there was a lot of bluster and there was a lot of, we're all going to go out of business, and i also didn't believe that because you know what? pizza's here 27 years ago, pizza's here today and pizza's going to be here ten years from now so these things all work out in the end. >> reporter: and along the way these employees get a slightly bigger slice of the pie. scott budman, "today in the bay." >> who is hungry now? taking his love for netflix to a whole new level an indiana man who says he's a huge netflix fan tweeted this picture of his tattoo, asking the los gatos based company to put him in a commercial. he didn't get what he wanted but he did get a lot of attention and the people at netflix retweeted him and rewarded him instead with a free one-year subscription. i'd want longer than that. new this morning a live look at the bay bridge, where as we
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speak a major construction milestone is under way, concrete crews are pouring the final section of the deck on the eastbound side of the new eastern span. the work not far from the toll plaza will take several hours. the new bay bridge is expected to open on labor day weekend. spring is almost here and that means it is time to wind forward, sorry, spring forward, i'm just whining about it, daylight savings time starts overnight at 2:00 in the morning or before you go to bed tonight turn your clock forward an hour. we will get an extra hour of sunshine at the end of the day but first we lose an hour of sleep. that could have serious consequences. health experts say the time change could affect you a couple of days. there's an increasing number of heart attacks, car accidents and workplace injuries. meteorologist anthony slaughter will be joining me an hour early tomorrow. >> no, we're bringing in rob tomorrow just for that. we are looking at sunshine.
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from our san bruno cam no fog at the coast and the allergy forecast is one of the main key components this upcoming week that's going to worsen the sunshine. we're talking about high pollen levels all the way through midweek, in fact by thursday they go into the extremely high category, you want to keep the allergy medications handy. today temperatures warmer than yesterday, by five degrees. bay side 64, inland 67 degrees and these temperatures are going to warm by about ten degrees as we head toward the upcoming week so it will feel not only spring-like but almost summer like. 37 in santa rosa, novato same as well. sunnyvale at 47, san jose at 46 degrees. showers we had last week are out of here. high pressure is building in as we speak and that will rev up tuesday and wednesday and clouds
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towards friday but high pollen levels and air quality will begin to suffer but widespread 70s, can't complain too much about that. 68 in santa rosa, 69 in san rafael. up into the east bay, oakland at 63, san jose 64, and at the coast 63, san francisco not bad 63 degrees. temperatures start to sky rocket by tomorrow at 70 degrees, monday, tuesday, wednesday, mid-70s inland even at the coast, we're talking about temperatures near 70 degrees so places like san francisco, santa cruz, going to be near 70 come midweek and i can already hear some of the folks at home starting to make plans to take off of work perhaps maybe feel a little faint, got a little cough coming on, it will be nice this upcoming week, we're talking about warm temperatures. this is about 10 to 20 degrees above average for what we're used to seeing. usually this time of the year only in the 60s and of course we're dealing with rain so very unusual. >> we need the rain, but we
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won't complain about the sunshine. >> if we're going to be sunny we might as well be warm. i'm a beach lover, that's all i'm saying. >> thank you, anthony. what started out as a cooking lesson to help friends turns into something helping cancer patients all over the country. we have a story that will make you bay area proud. and also, speaking of making the bay area proud say good morning cub scout pack 335 from san jose. they've stopped in for a visit. they are actually on tv. we're teaching them the ropes so they can take over our jobs in six or seven years. we'll be right back. ♪
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"today in the bay's" garvin thomas has her story. >> in a half of a mile turn left -- >> reporter: you are riding along with a very special meal delivery, special because throughout the life of this single meal, many people will be fed. >> we have a delivery for you. >> great. >> reporter: not just the person lucky enough to eat it, no, it has also fed the souls of the generous people who made it. >> it's the most important thing i've done for sure in my life. we're going to use some of the broth. >> reporter: rob hogan is executive chef and team program manager at the series community project. four afternoons a week in this sebas sebastopol kitchen, teens come to cook food, a lot of it and it's delivered to the folks who are dying of cancer. the clients getting healthy, organic meals, when they need
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the most. >> almost full, leave an inch at the top. >> reporter: the teens getting daily lessons in cooking and a lifelong lesson in compassion. >> before this i would have, i wouldn't have really cared honestly but now i just appreciate everything all the more. >> reporter: the whole concept makes so much sense, the woman who came up with it is surprised no one beat her to it. >> the feeling was well if i'm not going to do it, who is? so this was raw land. >> reporter: catherine couch started this six years ago. not only has the nonprofit included an organic farm the teenag teenagers tend. this year they have 350 young people, make 52,000 meals for 450 families. >> we're talking about whole people and whole communities, and using food as a vehicle for supporting them. >> reporter: and the ceres
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concept isn't just growing in the north bay. seven-non-profits have popped up across the country with more on the way. just going to show that the right person with the right skills can prove the right match to tackle a great need. >> truly i wasn't looking to do anything other than help this kid for seven weeks, but that small voice entered in, right, so the voice said, you know, more kids need to have this experience, more people could benefit from this experience, and i didn't turn away from that. >> reporter: garvin thomas, "today in the bay." we have more ahead on "today in the bay" including the latest out of vatican city this morning where preparations are already under way ahead of the start of the conclave next week. plus the site of a deadly lion attack earlier this week is ready to reopen its doors. what the victims family has to say about the safety protocols at the sanctuary, coming up.
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good morning to you. looking live at a pretty shot of oakland. why did we pick this shot in our pub scout crew pack chose. i'm kris sanchez with meteorologist anthony slaughter. pack 335 from san jose picked a good one for you. >> they did. it's a good shot. daylight savings time, tonight before you head to bed set the clock an hour ahead, we spring forward and our new sunrise tomorrow at 7:27 and new sunset will be at 7:12 so our days get a little bit longer. little bit of fog at the coast,
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temperatures mid-60s at the bay. some places close to 70 like gilroy and santa rosa, cold this morning, 44 in gilroy, 42 in livermore right now, napa at 38, santa rosa at 37. high pressure is going to be the main topic that's up from the weekend weather department, lots of sunshine, in fact spring-like sunshine that will pull our temperatures into the 70s and that's 20 degrees above average for this time of year for some places the upper 70s. the unfortunate thing, air quality will begin to suffer and the pollen levels will be high, everything in full bloom now. temperatures today a little bit shy of the 70s, 60 in san francisco, 63 in oakland, 64 in san jose and warm spots in the north bay, close to 70 in wine country. tank tops, sunglasses, enjoy for me. >> sunscreen. first full day of u.s. defense secretary's chuck hagel's visit
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to afghanistan is marred by bombings. at least eight civilians including children and one afghan police officer were killed. that attack followed a separate suicide bombing outside defense ministry in kabul. nine more people were killed, another 14 were injured. at the time of the blast secretary hagel was at a meeting in a military base about a half mile away. defense officials say hagel is in a safe location and was not injured. the taliban is taking responsibility for this attack saying it was meant as a message to hagel. new this morning, preparations under way vatican city ahead of the start of the conclave. crews are installing a special chimney on the roof of the sistine chapel. white smoke from that chimney will signal the election of a new pope. 115 eligible cardinal also gather in the sistine chapel when the conclave begins on tuesday. so here's how it works. we'll start with a mass at st. peter's basilica to pray for a
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new pope. then the cardinals will go into the sistine chapel will they will remain behind closed doors until they collectively agree on a new pope. the magic number is 77, that is two-thirds of the 115 cardinal electors. the first vote will come tuesday afternoon, if no one gets enough votes, then they will continue to vote twice a day until they can agree on who the next pope will be. a follow up to a deadly lion attack at a wildlife sanctuary near fresno, cat haven will reopen for guided tours tomorrow. 24-year-old intern dianna hanson was attacked and killed by a 4-year-old male african lion named cous cous wednesday. hanson's family says they have no ill will toward the sanctuary. the founder of the facility says because of her passion, he believes hanson would want them to continue with their mission.
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>> during this sad and difficult time we've had to turn our attention to the remaining 29 cats at the facility, it's important to attend their health and well-being and returning to a state of normal operation as part of that process. >> anderson adds that hanson was not on her cell phone and that she was following proper safety procedures when she was attacked. one man is under arrest this morning in connection with a deadly stabbing that rocked the quiet san jose neighborhood of almaden valley. the victim and the man knew each other but the rest of the story has yet to unfold. george kiriyama has details. >> i want to know what my son could have done, you know, that could have been that detrimental to where he had to be brutally stabbed. >> reporter: evelyn kendrick says the last two days have been an emotional roller coaster for her. the night her son, errick wright, was stabbed to death inside guadalupe oak grove park
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police told her initially her son had been in an accident. when she watched the news that night -- >> i see a car on the flatbed in the background and it was my son's car and that was my first confirmation was my motherly intuition that that was my son laying there in the car dead. >> reporter: san jose police arrested 20-year-old vincent gallegos at the scene when the police arrived. investigators said he first told them he found wright bleeding but his story didn't add up. he was not able to explain why he had blood on himself. >> doesn't feel real right now. i just don't know what could have taken place where this guy to kill my brother like that. >> reporter: this good samaritan, june ferraro was there comforting there, she was there when wright took his last breath. >> someone was there with him and he wasn't alone. >> i'm just thankful that she decided to walk that path and to
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be there for my son and his last moments. >> reporter: george kiriyama, "today in the bay." new this morning a week from today will mark one year since morgan hill teenager sierra lamar disappeared on her way to school. it's believed she is dead but her body has never been found. her suspected killer anthony garcia torres is expected to enter a plea april 4th. he was arrested last may. lab tests revealed his dna on her clothing near her bus stop and her dna found in his volkswagen jet ta. in san jose officers cleared out a major homeless encampment. you might have seen it yesterday's sweep targeted an area between mineta international airport and the rose garden. officials are concerned the
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encampments are unsanitary and a risk to public safety. >> i think eight months i never realized this and i'm sick, that's why i'm where i'm at today. i have no resources. >> when we're dealing with encampments we have to balance the needs not only of the people living out here but the needs of the community and the potential damage to the environment as well. >> city officials say non-profit organizations have reached out to the people at that encampment for the past month trying to get them into some sort of housing. they say they don't want to go to shelters though because the rules are too rigid and others just don't qualify. at this time there are not enough beds in san jose to house all of the city's homeless. in oakland, chilling surveillance footage shows a woman robbed on her own doorstep. this morning police are hoping this video will help them locate other victims. take a look.
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[ screaming ] this woman was robbed on february 5th near the corner of east 17th street and 20th avenue. investigators say they have linked the robbery to the so-called case gang, the notorious street gang accused of oakland's most violent crimes. officers arrested 18 suspected gang members and seized 11 firearms during a series of early morning raids yesterday. it is yet unclear whether any of those arrested were linked to this robbery. berkeley's world famous chez panisse restaurant could open as early as this weekend. the restaurant is closed after this early morning fire yesterday badly damaged the front of the building built by woodworkers some four decades ago. the flames started under the front porch of the downstairs dining room but the damage could have been worse if not for a sprinkler system which kept the fire from spreading inside. legendary chef and co-founder alice waters calls it heartbreaking. >> it has old redwood and all of
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those things that we aren't using anymore. i'm heartbroken about it. it's no longer there. it's gone. it's the piece of art that has been taken. >> firefighters are still trying to pinpoint the cause, but right now they suspect electrical wiring may have played a role. waters tweeted she plans to have the cafe section of the restaurant open again next weekend. a gun buyback event will be held in vallejo as part of an ongoing effort to get guns off the street. law enforcement agencies will hand out cash and gift cards in exchange for handguns, shotguns, rifles and assault weapons in vallejo this morning. chairman of the gun prevention task force mike thompson will also be there. the event starts at 10:00 this morning and runs until 3:00 this afternoon. still ahead on "today in the bay," the warning this morning of a deadly new virus that could soon make its way to the united
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the cdc is warning of a deadly new virus that killed eight people, a total of 14 people have fallen sick from that virus. it is the same family as sars, the respiratory virus that killed 775 people in 2003. the deadly new virus can be transmitted from person to person and health officials warn it could eventually spread to the u.s. cases have been identified in the middle east and in the united kingdom. nearly 400 students and faculty at a southern california college may have been exposed to a highly infectious disease. student at cal polypomona withdrew from classes after testing positive for tuberculosis. health department officials sent
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letters and e-mails to everyone who may have had close contact with the student. they say the likelihood of others being infected is small but officials are asking others to get skin tb tests anyway. a life saving delivery, how one bay area mail carrier's intuition helped save the life of her long time customers. and this morning waking up to lots of sunshine, blue skies overhead, temperature also warm quickly today, talking about 60s and eventually 70s, we'll get you into it coming up after this. you can't move the tv there.
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welcome back. 7:44, you're looking live in san jose, we have a few lingering clouds overhead but nice to see the rays coming through the clouds, heavenly look this morning. notice as we look from emeryville into san francisco, not really bad at all, no fog this morning at the coast, and i have a feeling dolores park will be packed later.
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at the coast near 60, bay side mid-60s and inland locations the warmest. to give you an idea of what's coming up our upcoming week for today santa rosa, livermore, san jose, oakland and san francisco all in the 60s for the most part, santa rosa at the highest part, 68 but look what's coming our way by midweek talking about 70s across the board, santa rosa if you're going to be outside, keep the spf handy across the board, 77 there, san jose by midweek 75, san francisco today 60, and 72 by wednesday. it will be nice as we get towards this upcoming work week. 37 right now in santa rosa, 38 in napa, 39 in concord, 42 in livermore and 42 in san jose. definitely cool, you want to grab the jackets. today high pressure builds in and by the middle of the upcoming week widespread 70s even at the coast. the unfortunately thing with the sunshine it we will have high pollen levels and the air quality will begin to suffer
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just a little bit. the allergy forecast for the next 48 hours does pull alder, juniper and poplar into the extreme categories. 63 in santa cruz, 60 in san francisco, oakland 63, the trivalley livermore around 66 degrees. your seven-day forecast tells a warm story, tomorrow as we flip our clocks ahead one hour in the morning, it's almost like spring will correlate with that. 70 tomorrow, 74 inland on monday, the warmest days will be tuesday, wednesday and thursday, mid-70s inland, even at the coast, close to 73, beautiful weather to maybe head out to the beach, maybe do some barbecuing, get rays at the pool, anything outside going to be beautiful. >> or nap in a dark bedroom with the blackout shades like we do. thanks very much. would you pay to send an e-mail, that is a proposal by a berkeley city councilman in an
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effort to save the cash-strapped postal service. gordon wozniak is proposing something to a bip, one cent charge per gigabit. local post office building is in jeopardy of being sold because of budget cuts. the postal service is facing a $16 billion loss and plans on ending saturday mail delivery. speaking of the post office we sometimes forget the people walking our neighborhoods delivering the mail but as nbc bay area's joe rosato jr. shows us one bay area won't forget their mail carrier any time soon. >> reporter: there are 499 customers on tracy's san leandro mail route, some have dogs, some are chatty. she knows almost everyone's name. >> i have one customer who says we're family now. >> reporter: after logging the same route day after day, year
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after year herron notices things. >> i have some customers that don't like to pick up the mail so i know those people and i know the people that pick up their mail every day. >> reporter: so when an elderly woman's mail began piling up this week on her route, herron got a strange feeling. >> when i'm delivering the mail on monday, there was mail there, so that was weird to me, because she always picks up her mail every single day. >> reporter: after a couple days and even more mail, herron started knocking on doors in the neighborhood to see if anyone knew the woman. >> so i'm like well, i think we need to get in there and see what's going on, because something is wrong with this lady. i believe she's in there and she's not okay. >> reporter: so herron had never even spoken to the woman before, her hunch was right. >> they called the police, and the police came and luckily the back door was unlocked and she was in there on the floor, and she had been in there over three days. she had a stroke.
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>> reporter: thursday the paramedics took the woman to the hospital, and herron went back to her mail. within this age of texts and e-mails, news of her humane act spread through the neighborhood like a pony express. >> you never know, things like that, yeah, that's a life saver, sure, you know, what she did. >> just as a person, you know, it was good to look out for other people. >> reporter: herron says the woman's hospitalized in intensive care. she'd like to visit if she could. it used to be herron knew the name of all 499 customers on her route. safe to say all 499 all know hers. coming up on "today in the bay," a scare for giants star buster posey and the warriors trying to do something they haven't done all year beat the rockets and palo alto native
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what a beautiful way to start the day, blue sky and not a lot of breeze. you see the flag moving just a little bit there in the middle. it's going to be gorgeous around the bay all weekend long. well, is a rivalry still a rivalry in spring training? you bet when you're talking about the dodgers and the giants. unfortunately, though, mother nature will have actually won this won. barry zito on the hill yesterday in scottsdale and things not so sharp. zito gives up three runs on four hits in just one inning of work, then the rain moves in, the tarps come out. play resumed shortly and scary moment for buster posey as he gets nailed by a pitch. ryan vogelsong will take the hill for team usa in the world baseball classic.
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tonight's game is against italy and it's crucial because the u.s. lost to mexico last night 5-2. vogelsong has been a cinderella story the last two seasons for the giants but this represents a whole different challenge. >> it's right up there for me as far as you know being in the world series, being in an all-star game. it's something that i dreamed about as a young kid growing up watching the olympics and tremendous honor to be in this locker room with these guys and put this usa jersey on. >> from the field to the court, the warriors riding a two-game winning streak at oracle looking to beat the rockets and palo alto native jeremy lin for the first time this season. the rockets win 94-88. stanford mind another outstanding double-double by ch chini owoownive.
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the final score 79-60. that one was tough. cardinal faces colorado in the semifinals. got to love march madness. the cadillac championship continues today here on nbc bay area and the big story is tiger woods, we an impressive round yesterday, and has 17 birdies through two rounds of golf so far, sitting at the top of the leaderboard at 13 under par, up by two strokes, even if you don't watch golf you know 13 under par is a big deal. much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up we have some little chihuahuas ready for their forever homes, they are sweet and we are going to meet them in just a bit.
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we have our special friends from pets in need, lisa simmons with only two puppies. we were ambitious last week we brought five and they are doing well?
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>> they are doing well. one went home actually has become a member of the nbc family, it wasn't scarlet with you but sophie went and we still have the other four at the shelter waiting for their forever family. >> we have these two little girls, they are sisters you say? >> they are sisters. this is rosie and this is poppy. they are little applehead chihuahuas, about nine weeks old and also ready for their forever home. >> that's great. you know, i got to take a puppy home and i made it clear to my children and my husband that it was just for a play date. i can understand why you get into fostering these puppies. >> it's incredible and just such a rewarding, fun, fun thing to do. >> and they get socialized and then you know better like how they fit in with the family. >> absolutely. they get accustomed to the noises of being in a home, vacuums and cabinet slamming and everything. >> these girls are doing great,
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rosie and poppy. >> poppy. >> poppy, so they are ready for their forever home. is where you can find out more information and if you have a pet and want to take your pet on a walk this is a perfect day for it. anthony slaughtersation it's going to be gorgeous. >> it is going to be gorgeous. not the warmest that we've seen. last week some of our cooler weather along the other side of the spectrum. 67 today with morning fog that has burned off. tomorrow at 70 and tonight before you head to bed, set the clock an hour ahead so that you don't miss us tomorrow and again our new sunrise around 7:30, sunset around 7:12 and as we get to the upcoming work week it will be fantastic, mid-70s all week long. >> thank you very much. thank you for making us a part of your morning. we'll have more local news tonight at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00 and any time of day,, and if you're looking for a new best friend.
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