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. and that breaking news, a 7-year-old girl is dead today shot to death overnight in her own home and oakland. her grandmother and two other children in the house at the time were also shot. it is 4:30. good morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning. i'm marla tellez in for jon kelley. police spent most of the night at this home on wilson avenue just across from interstate 580, from fruitvale elementary school. today in the bay's christie smith is outside children's hospital in oakland where the two other children are being treated. she joins us now on the phone. christie, at this point what have you learned? >> reporter: good morning. i can tell you we're outside of children's hospital in oakland
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where we aren't seeing much activity in terms of family members coming and going, but what a horrible story. a grandmother and three young children shot, as you said, one of them has died. oakland police are telling us they got a call of shots fired activation around is 1:15. that's the system that alerts them of gunfire. they also got neighborhood calls of gunfire in the 3400 block of wilson avenue. that's the lower diamond neighborhood. police say when they arrived they found a grandmother and two 7-year-old girls shot, also a 4-year-old boy was hit. all of the children taken to children's hospital. unfortunately sadly one of the 7-year-old girls pronounced dead here at the hospital. the grandmother taken to highland hospital. it's unclear why this home was shot at in the first place. according to police they're saying it may have been a case of mistaken identity. as far as we know, no arrest
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haves been made. we're in contact with oakland police and as soon as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. live in oakland, christie smith. back to you in the studio. >> thank you very much. it is 4:32. special detectives of the mountain view police department are interviewing students after reports of child abuse at a local preschool. last wednesday the santa clara department of family and children's services received a report accusing a staff member at little acorn preschool of inappropriately touching a student. mountain view police say the staff member is on administrative leave and no arrests have been made. little akofrn preschool is run by the first presbyterian kch of mountain view. the kch says as long as the investigation is taking place, it will not comment. meanwhile in the east bay a concord elementary teacher accused of molest ag number of students will be back in court. 45-year-old joseph martin is scheduled to attend a bail hearing this afternoon. martin pleaded not guilty to 91
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felony counts of child molestation. police say he molested 11 students in the past seven years all on the campus of woodside elementary school. if found guilty, he could face life in prison. the verdict will be read later today for two men charged in the gang rape. marcel peter and jose montano are two of six men facing charges. two others have already taken plea deals. another two are expected to be tried later this year. >> a convicted prostitute once linked to the death of a businessman is expected to go free later today raven dixon took a plea deal that dropped murder charges in exchange for pleading gimity to prostitution and drug charges. dixon is expected to be released from custody on probation. three other people are charged with the killing and robbery of robby kumra last november. oakland police hope newly
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released pictures and video will help reveal the identity of vandals. hundreds of people protested in the streets and vandalized bidses after saturday's not guilty verdict in the george zimmerman trial. later today an oakland city will talk about implementing a new anti-weapon law. the proposal would make it illegal to carry makeshift weapons such as hammers, sling shots, clubs and shields during protests. it was proposed after a downtown restaurant worker was struck in the face with hammer during a protest on monday. 4:34 this morning. we're getting new detail about where the wreckage of asiana flight 214 is being held and who is paying for it. the examiner reports sfo is charging the airline $15,000 to keep the wreckage from the crash at its hub for two weeks. asiana has to remove it by july
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26th. sfo says ditz not plan to extend that deadline. last friday we showed you live as the wreckage was toed to a remote part of the airport to allow the runway to reopen. a monterey county family is the first to filed a lawsuit against asiana airlines. they filed in federal court seeking $5 million for negligence and recklessness. they say the mother is unable to return to work and her son has serious back problems now. three people died in that july 6 crash. tom of the top security experts in the nation are putting apple and samsung technology to the test today. they're looking at new anti-theft security features recently introduced by the two giants. they'll use similar tang ticks to the ones thieves use to try to resell ton global black market. george mass cone along with the attorney general launched the
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secure our smart phones initiative last month. it urges phone makers to install a kill switch that would make a smart phone useless if stolen. it is 4:36. the uc board of renal entsz will meet to security napolitano's appointment. she will resign from the cabinet in september. if approved she will become the first female president in the system's 145-year history. she graduated from santa clara university in 1979 and was the school's first female valedictorian. want the first check of the forecast this morning. good thursday morning to meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning, laura and marla. good thursday morning to you at home. i've got great news for you, temperatures are goings to be a touch warmer today, but we're not going the see those numbers soar. we're looking really good for outdoor activities, at least until about noon. it's going to take you through
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hour-by-hour changes for today. 82 degrees at noon in livermore, after which time you might want to turn on that air conditioner because it is going to be a hotter day today. temperatures actually rebounding into the 90s from the 50s. 91 degrees on the way to livermore. 77 in fremont, 82, can't beat that in san jose. a beautiful day shaping up in san francisco. we've got changes just around the corner and we're also really concerned about fire danger. we'll talk about that coming up. first it's a thursday. we want a good drive, mike, a good drive. >> for the most part there's a good drive. of course, it's 4:30 in the morning. very light volume of traffic in the morning. we're looking -- there's low clouds around the bay bridge. until you see the tops of those towers on the san francisco side. they presenting a little backup as well as folks are getting through the area as far as slowdowns from north bay hills. the maps will show you no problems at the maze, but east
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580 heading toward harrison, the on-ramp was affected by a crash. just got word from chp that all lanes cleared, flashing lights should be completely cleared in the next couple minutes. a live look outside shows you across the san mateo bridge, coming down into foster city and san mateo. no problems for 101 or 92 right now that gets crowded over the course of the morning. here is the edge of the golden gate bridge as you're getting in. you e do see glowing lights, but not enough to make the roadways slick. we'll track it and send it back to you. privacy advocates say police are overstepping their bounds tracking license plates on millions of bay area cars every day. the aclu says automatic license plate readers are constantly collecting and storing data. police use the technology to track stolen cars, but they also store photos of other vehicles. a man in san leandro says when he asked to see information
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collected on his car, police showed him more than 100 images. >> gathering and storing information about people who are not charged with collecting any crimes, i find that very prop mat tick. >> the san leandro police department says it stores the information for one year. chances are, if your car is not involved in a crime, no one ever sees the data. the aclu is calling on law makers to consider the privacy concerns and create some rules on who can access that data. it is 4:39. how the bay area's netflix could make television history in just about one hour from now. plus why are google, yahoo! and facebook teaming up today to take on the obama administration. we're going to explain in a live report. also what we've just learned this morning about the causes of a landslide that swallowed up almost a dozen california homes.
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welcome back everyone. taking you live. this is outside the hospital in pretoria, south africa, where nelson mandela is. he has been recovering for some time. look at the crowd of people. you saw some balloons there. that's because today is actually his 95th birthday. the celebration goes on as he continues to recover. his family reports he is feeling
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better. something we're keeping an eye on for you this morning. oakland's bid to keep the a's in the city could get a much-needed boost. a final vote could pave the way for a waterfront ball park is expected this afternoon. last week the commission unanimously approved a lawsuit settlement that would end operations at howard terminal. the terminal is considered oakland's most viable spot for a new ball park because of its location near jack london square. it's not a home run just yet as there are environmental and infrastructure issues at that site. 4:43. the prime time emmy nomination also be announced in about an hour. it could be a historic day for netflix. there is a lot of speculation that for the first time a show made specifically for the internet will get a nomination. netflix was given a lot of buzz for its drama "house of cards." it also brought back the comedy arrested development which has people speculating about possible nominations for best
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actor or actress. we will take you live to the awards nominations at 5:40 and our scott mcgrew will have a look at what this could mean for netflix as well as the future of internet programming. three bare area tech giants leading hard on the obama administration this morning asking for more transparency when it comes to government surveillance programs. hampton pearson is live at cnbc's washington, d.c. bureau with be tails on that. good to see you, hampton. we've missed you. >> well, thank you. hello, laura. let's get right to that story. weave got a coalition of tech companies including microsoft, facebook and google as well as civil bib berities groups that will send a letter to president obama and congress urging the government to shed more light on the nsa's secret surveillance program. they want to be able to release more information on the requests they get from the government about user's e-mail and phone conversations. the senate appearly struck a
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deal to lower rates on student loans which doubled earlier this month. the deal would lower rates on government-backed stafford loans to 3.85% through the 2015 school year. rates would be linked to the bond market. so they're expected to climb eventually as the economy is improved. senate is expected to vote on that measure today. meanwhile futures are mixed after stocks posted small gains on wednesday following comments by ben bernanke that while the fed may start cutting back on a stimulus program, an interest rate hike isn't coming. tech stocks could come under pressure today. ibm was a bright spot. we get data on unemployment, manufacturing and earnings from verizon and morgan stanley. the nasdaq added 11 points to close at 3,610. back to you guys. have a great day. >> same to you. great to see you. 4:45. good morning to you. some rather comfortable, but
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it's going to get little uncomfy, isn't it? >> not only is it going the heat up, but we'll increase the humidity. 4:45. friday eve as we like to think about it. a good looking day shaping up. we want to thank you for waking up with us each and every morning. starting out here, 60 degrees in sunnyvale. 58 in san jose. 57 degrees to kickoff your thursday down in gilroy, smelling like garlic down there, especially when that heat comes up. as we head throughout the day today, temperatures are going to be really comfortable, at least for the first part of the day. today is one of the coolest of the next seven. get it while it's not too hot. it's going to bring up some of the monsoonal moisture. you want to make sure you're ready for that. as we head throughout today, this is what we're expecting, 91 in concord, 81 in santa teresa, 82 degrees for redwood city. meanwhile 86 in santa rosa. i'll have your full forecast coming up. i want to give you a brief look, up to 98 degrees by saturday.
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i'll show you the rest of this in about 15 minutes. stick around. all ki tell you the heat is going to crank. if you want a cooler day, get it while you still can. back to you, marla. i know you're following the next story. a wildfire burning near palm springs forced hundreds from their homes overnight t. mountain fire has already burned more than 34 square miles southwest of palm springs. evacuation orders are in effect for 300 homes in idle wild and fern valley. several homes have been destroyed. the fire has been burning since monday. cal fire says it's about 15% contained. 4:47. we know the cause of a mysterious landslide that swallowed several lake county homes in may. an attorney for 41 homeowners in a subdivision near clearlake blaming a leaking county water system for that slide. he said the leak went undetected for months saturating the hillside and causing the ground to give way.
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eight homes were destroyed. ten others still in danger of sinking. the attorney is seeking $5 million for each homeowner. the county now has 45 days to respond to his claim before a lawsuit can be filed. laura just showed you that live shot in south africa where it's nelson mandela's 95th birthday today. he's spending a day in a hospital in pretoria still being treated for the lung infection. good news. his family says he is on the mend. man dell della's daughter tells sky news the anti apartheid leader is communicating with his eyes and also some gestures. she is hopeful he will be able to return home soon. south african president jacob zuma issuing a statement this morning wishing mandela a joyous 95th birthday. everyone waiting anxiously for the news of the royal baby. it's turning out to be pretty great for business. baby boutiques in london say they've seen a spike in sales.
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the stores where the duchess of cambridge has been spotted shopping says business is especially good. managers say everyone is going after kate's signature style. >> she's very stylish and very elegant. i'm sure it's a lot of -- she impresses a lot of people. they want to copy her in some way. even tea time is baby themed. st. james hotel and club is offering a royal baby shower tea. no one knows the royal baby's exact due date. but there will be an official announcement at buckingham palace. >> the most famous baby in the world. >> the most awaited baby. it is 4:49. fresh off his win, a new promise from 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick that will have fans very happy. how fans are trying to see the newly crowned run king in action. in fremont moving smoothly, here is 880. got some company there.
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wheel talk about things a little farther south though coming up. this neighborhood sure has changed in my lifetime.
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you know there was a time when people like me couldn't live here because of their race or the color of their skin. i'll never forget how i felt being told i wasn't welcome in this neighborhood, that this apartment was for whites only. z difference for someone like me. it gives us the opportunity to live in communities of our choice, free from discrimination.
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the fair housing act makes it illegal to discriminate in the renting or selling of a home because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability. know your rights, if you believe you have experienced housing discrimination, contact hud. . hello everybody. we take you live outside to the south bay. that is san jose nauf the distance. it looks like the land of oz on this thursday morning, friday eve. your time is 4:52. america's cup racing will continue on the san francisco bay this afternoon. but it is expected to be another
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solo run. emirates team is slated to race sweden at noon. art muss is still in the process of repairing its bone after it crashed in may killing one of its crew members, andrew simpson. you can catch today's sailing action live on cozy tv. we'll have complete highlights at 5:00 and 6:00 tonight. the oakland a's give you a chance to see the home run king in action. the team says they will open the gates of the coliseum one hour earlier at all friday home games for the remainder of the season so people can watch es necessary taking batting practice. on monday, the 27-year-old won this year's home run derby knocking 32 homers out of the park. >> amazing. >> pretty awesome. controversy on the 49ers door steps. some seattle see hawks fans want
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to buy the red and gold bricks allow fans to write three to six lines of text. seahawks fans have raised hundreds to inscribe go hawks on their own brick. another suggestion is congrats on the second best stadium in the nfc west. stadium officials could end up blocking fans from opposing teams from buying the bricks. now after an uptick in media attention some seahawks fans say they'll probably scrap the trash talk and go with something more civil. 9ers quarterback colin kaepernick can as espy to his trophy case. he sent this photo out last night the trophy for best break-through athlete. he form load up with this tweet, thank you to all the fans for helping me win my first espy.
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i know my focus on on the lombardi trophy. >> he had a pretty colorful outfit. >> very patriotic with the red, white and blue. >> if that's what we'll call it. >> yes. we'll be nice about it and go easy on kaepernick. >> that shot of him and just his knees and his wrists was more clothing than we saw him last nim. >> espn magazine. >> marla has it over her desk. >> i wish. >> she does not. >> we're looking over here toward san jose, northbound 101, smooth drive north of 680. light volume of traffic as you'd expect. we'll show you the maps. the sensors read out throughout the south bay a nice easy drive. there were a couple of crashes that cleared quickly from the roadways and no problems in lanes for the south bay. as we take you toward the tri-valley, no build yet. at the limit from 580 to the dublin interchange and 84 as you
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come through livermore, that little yellow a traditional slowdown as more folks hit the road as you head toward vallecitos. north bay we'll look at san rafael, southbound 101 shows a nice easy drive at the top of your screen. you see the glow as lights come over the hill. there's a good deal of moisture in the air. no visibility problems. we'll look over to the eastshore freeway. at the top of the screen of this shot, you see the low clouds hovering around, hanging out above the roadway shot. no problem for drivers. so far no affect for your drive even after the carquinez bridge. 18 minutes to the bay bridge. an easy drive for the east shore. back to you. thanks so much. 4:56. we continue to follow breaking news out of oakland. a 7-year-old girl killed in a possible case of mistaken identity. two other children were hurt. christie smith working the story and we'll have a live update with new information next. plus the new details we are
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learning this morning about the mother of an east bay toddler missing for more than a week now. taking a live look outside, city by the bay, yes, that is san francisco, a little hazy start, warmer temperatures today. you'll feel the humidity according to meteorologist christina loren. we will check in with her. it's 4:57.
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learn more at autismspeaks.org./signs breaking news out of oakland this morning where a 7-year-old girl has been shot and killed. two other children wounded. i'm christie smith. we'll have the latest on the investigation coming up in a live report. plus a band of thieves hitting parked cars in the peninsula. why police say they're targeting a specific type of car next. we've got a hotter pattern shaping up. temperatures are going to be cool to start, but make sure you're ready for that summer heat. it's going to be a good day. your full forecast coming right up. so far a light flow of
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traffic. we have crashes popping up. we'll give you the very latest for that approach to the maze and 580 coming up. >> we give you a live look at the cooler start as we take you to the south bay with san jose spark nlg the distance on this thursday, july 18. this is "today in the bay." good morning to you and thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> good morning. i'm marla tellez. jon kelley is off this morning. a 7-year-old girl was shot to death overnight in her own home in oakland. a grandmother and two other children in that home on wilson avenue near interstate 580 were also shot. today in the bay's christie smith is outside children's hospital in oakland where the two other children are now being treated. christie, this is such an awful story. what have you learned? >> reporter: good morning, marla. it's happened again.

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