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expected in july. after that child is born they will be moving out of the area. >> the police situation is well known everywhere. i think the bad guys are taking advantage of it and coming up the hill now. >> reporter: mario has lived one block from the crime scene for 38 years and is putting in a surveillance system. >> when the economy is bad you get break ins and burglaries. >> reporter: and this man was robbed at gunpoint in his driveway last year. >> they popped up out of nowhere. they popped up out of the garage. >> reporter: the neighbors formed a safety committee and patrol their own streets, something that the police can no longer do as often. >> i know that if somebody is being shot somewhere that my call that someone is walking around my house is not going to be their first priority. >> reporter: as for a motive police not sure. it could be a lot of things,
maybe robbery or carjacking. they want to review a portion of the statement tonight. our hearts go out to boyer's family and co-workers dealing with this horrific tragedy. tom sinkovitz, nbc bay area news. history has repeated itself in san jose. look at this video from december 12th. silver lexus plowing through a car wash. the same man crashed an oldsmobile into a call mart on easter sunday. court documents show that he told officers he snorted meth earlier that december day. >> he is prepared to kill someone, i mean obviously if he will drive into a high traffic area at a high rate of speed inside a building, you know,
4,000 pound vehicle. you're prepared to kill any number of people. >> reporter: after crashing to the wal-mart on sunday police say he attacked four people with a blunt object. he was booked into jail on a number of charges and is due back in court on thursday. first an investigative unit exposed the story and a watchdog group is on the case. >> they are launching a formal investigation into a financial conflict of interest by a top staffer at a state agency. vicky nguyen has the details. >> reporter: the dtsc is in charge of protecting us from polluters but when we looked at financial interest forms by top leaders some held stock in companies that the dtsc is supposed to regulate. >> it's important that our public officials are working on
behalf of the public. >> reporter: gary runs an independent state watchdog group. >> it's our job that campaign and governmental ethics are followed. >> reporter: he says the commission is investigating the deputy director after the investigative unit revealed she held stock in several businesses regulated by the dtsc. last year a pipe burst at a refinery in richmond sending thousands to the hospital. >> i believe in and it hurts. >> reporter: the dtsc never issued any fines after the fire. the agency said it didn't have the authority to do so. but we found during that time, the director held stock in chevron up to $100,000 and she held shares for at least seven years. >> i wonder if that is not a reason that this department has
not been very aggressive in regulating refineries. at the very least it is certainly a conflict of interest. >> reporter: consumer advocate louisa tucker filed a formal complaint. >> it means that the public cannot trust the regulators to be doing a proper job. >> what is a conflict of interest? >> three things. you have to be a public official, someone who is making decisions. you have to have a material financial interest in some sort of outside entity and make or participate in a decision related to that interest. >> we are willing to look at ourselves and ask the hard questions and find a better way if there is one to do our jobs. >> is there a reason you won't sit down and do an interview to express those concerns? >> i'm not aware you would like an interview. >> we have asked for weeks to sit down and talk with you and he said you wouldn't. >> sorry, just trying to cross
the street. >> reporter: she told us in february she would grant our interview request once an internal review is complete in june. >> i think where people stray past the rules it's our job to step in and find the facts and then level an appropriate punishment. >> reporter: the dtsc declined our request for an on camera interview but the quote says that they are committed fully with cooperating on this issue. the commission says anyone found to have a conflict can receive a civil or criminal penalty and the fines start at $5,000 per violation. reporting live tonight i'm vicky nguyen, nbc bay area news. >> if you have a tip for our investigative unit give us a call or send us an e-mail. air force one is scheduled
to touch down at san francisco international airport tomorrow. will be president obama's first visit to the area since the election. he is set to attend four fundraisers. two in san francisco. a cocktail hour and a dinner at the getty mention in pacific heights. on thursday he will attend a brunch and lunch. the brunch will cost over $32,000 a plate. president obama endorsed mike honda in his re-election bid to represent the silicon valley but tonight a fellow democrat with deep ties to the president himself is an opponent. we have more on this local race that is getting national attention. george? >> reporter: it is getting a lot of national attention. this will be a closely watched race as mike honda goes for his eighth term in the house.
his opponent has many obama 2012 staffers on his team. so far honda has the endorsement. >> it's a journey that has nod stopped yet. >> reporter: just months after mike honda was re-elected with 73% of the vote he is amassing a campaign chest for his 2014 campaign and received an endorsement from president obama. >> it's a great honor but it's a validation that they think that i belong in congress that i should continue my work. >> reporter: honda knows one of his opponents, ro khana. >> i have respect for mike honda's many years of service. but this is about a new vision for silicon valley. how are we creating jobs for the future. >> reporter: an nbc bay area
analyst says that the nation will be watching with interest. >> there are all kinds of political dramas here. it's for the heart and soul of silicon valley. >> reporter: honda stands by his record and 13 years in congress. in the end he says experience matters. >> and success in the different offices i've held and i think that that's what persuades a lot of people to continue to let me be their public servant. >> i think my experience in silicon valley. i practice law and worked at the commerce department and teach at stanford in economics. i understand the global economy. >> reporter: a poll shows honda with a 52 point lead but there is a long way to go between now and november 2014. and that poll by the way was commissioned by the honda campaign. another interesting note this is
a race between two asian american men in a congressional district with an asian american majority the only one outside of hawaii. >> it will be a closely watched race. thanks. just in tonight, a blatant display of hostility. north korea is blocking south korean workers from entering a jointly run park. north korea closed the plant in 2007 destroying a cooling tower to show its commitment to a shattered deal with the u.s. >> if they restart their nuclear facility, that is in direct violation of their international obligatio obligations and would be a serious step. >> reactivating the reactor could take three months to a year. north korea's development of
nuclear weapons is a growing threat. a huge pot bust on the high seas. the u.s. coast guard intercepted three tons of marijuana off the california coast. a coast guard helicopter spotted the suspected drug smuggling boat on sunday 150 miles off the coast of l.a. the people on board started dumping bales of marijuana into the water as they sped away. a coast guard cutter recovered 6,000 pounds of pot. the smugglers are still on the loose. cheryl sandburg says she is fighting for women in the workplace. >> women have held 14% of the top jobs in corporate america for ten years. ten years of exactly no progress. >> tonight the secret she is sharing. plus -- >> outrage after video surfaces of a college basketball coach abusing and berating players
a demolition project in palo alto got a head start when a man ran his car into a house. the driver hit a man on the front lawn. the victim was taken to the hospital with broken bones. he is expected to survive. as for the home it was scheduled to be torn down. >> is it slated for demolition next week. they are doing a complete redo
of the house and it was scheduled for demo and they were moving their belongings out of the house today. that's what they were doing when the incident occurred. the victim was one of the movers hired by the family. the driver was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. a two-time olympic gold medalist has been found safe. the chp issued a silver alert following the disappearance of sammy lee. he was reported missing yesterday after leaving his home to go swimming. a normal routine for the olympian. investigating believe he was confused and lost. he used his credit card twice today to buy gas. he was found late tonight. a tirade on tape. tonight growing pressure on rutger's university to fire a basketball coach. espn aired this video showing
mike rice employee throwing, shoving players at practice. it has sparked outrage on social media. in december he was suspended for three games and he was fined 50,000 bucks. athletic officials say he will remain on if there are no more incidents. the steering wheel of a tesla may be at your reach after all. the company unveiled a new leasing option for its model s sedan. it's a lease of 500 bucks a month for three years and you can choose to tell is car back to tesla. a top exec at google and now at facebook. cheryl sandberg has captured the attention of women across the world. "lean in" has become a top seller and a buzz phrase. we now look at how "lean in" is
now a circle. >> reporter: sandberg has critics who say she is a harvard business school grad. what does she know about my struggles. she wants to help all women who want to be leaders in the workplace. >> i want to be the ceo of the company i'm in and run for governor. i want to be the president of stanford university. stand up if you have ever said that aloud to anyone else. >> stand up, lean in. these are more than buzz words for cheryl sandberg who says that women need to fight hardener the workplace. she wants women doing more than reading her book. they want them in lean in circles. >> it's blieklike a book club w purpose. >> reporter: here in.org encourages people to form lean
in circles not just to share experiences but to push one another. >> focus on what women can do. >> reporter: catalyst found this year that women make up 18% of elected officials into congress. 14% of executive officers. 8% of top earners and just 4% of ceos. >> women have held 14% of top jobs in corporate america for ten years. ten years of exactly no progress. >> reporter: as for the gender wage gap the institute for women's policy research found progress but even after decades women make 77 cents for every dollar a man is paid. >> men always negotiate and women rarely negotiate. that's where the wage gap comes from. >> reporter: a gap sandberg says she is fighting to close but can't do alone. >> we can try to educate people. lean in is trying to do that. but the person who is most
likely to correct this for you is you. it is your seat at the table. take it. >> lean in is bringing something new to the public the chance to hearing advice on everything from stanford professors who used to share that dialogue with a select number of business leaders each year. now it's open and free to everybody. >> could be a good resource. let's bring in jeff. >> we have taken things in because we have not had a lot of rainfall. but there is a storm system tapping in to subtropical moisture. it will be changing the weather over the next 24 hours. no rainfall tomorrow. that's the good news. the low cloud cover by the way and the interior valleys and the patchy dense fog. then throughout the day we're
looking at temperatures warming up to the warmest levels of the week with mid- to upper-70s inland. mid-70s here tomorrow and right after the next four to five days the temperatures go down into the 60s. the warmest day of the week coming for tomorrow. let's get you out to the hd sky camera network. the low cloud cover has made it over from the coastline. what you are going to see in palo alto is cloud cover as well. and into san francisco the marine layer is with us. that will be greeting us tomorrow morning with that fog across the golden gate bridge. we expect the fog the worst at the coastline. quarter mile and less visibilities for tomorrow. not widespread in the east and south bay. the time to get out tomorrow if you want to enjoy the sun is around the noon hour. perfect timing for your lunch.
throughout the afternoon the cloud cover will increase ahead of our next storm system. again rapidly changing conditions here as we head throughout thursday. going to start to come in early in the morning and throughout the early morning commute that rain starts to spread across the bay area. looking for about a quarter to a half inch up into the north bay. a decent soaker compared to what we haven't had this year. we'll start to mid- to upper-40s for most of the bay area. you'll need a jacket and plan for fog in the north bay. but tomorrow, a southerly surge of warm air will bring us mid-70s in the south bay. a mild day. 74 in walnut creek. and temperatures will be in the 60s. mainly 50s in half-moon bay. and 73 in santa rosa. the rain returns on thursday. lingering showers on friday.
throughout the weekend here's the good news. two more storm systems that stay off to the north. right now the rain chances are about 20% there on saturday and 15% on sunday. so we're giving you rain on thursday but so far we're saving the weekend for you. at least i am. doing what i can. >> thanks so much. >> thanks, jeff. up next, san jose's mayor makes a plea to the baseball commissioner to get the ball rolling on the a's south bay stadium. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jay: thank you very much! welcome to the "tonight show." nice to have you all here. well, folks listen to this. oh, my gosh. it's starting to get serious. the united states sent a navy destroyer toward north korea as kim jong-un threatens to strike america. and today, even china stepped in. china warned kim jong-un. they've told him flat out, "hey, those missiles, they better not hit any wal-marts or you are in trouble, buddy." [ laughter ] oh man, everybody's after them. [ cheers and applause ] and a top iranian official has announced that 2013 will be the fall of the american empire. let me tell you something, okay?
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