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earthquake swarm, just east of salinas, and south of the small town of "tres pinos". according to the u-s-g-s, there have been more than 30 this morning, starting with the 4.1 at 6 a-m today. the latest one, just in the past hour. the swarm is happening along the san andreas fault, which
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runs up and down california. we know that all too well, here in the bay area. the deadly loma preita earthquake in 19-89 was along the san andreas fault. the epicenter in the santa cruz mountains. let )s take you outside on this sunny friday... a live look at our traffic cam in san rafael. the winds are picking up tonight -- which means parts of the bay area will be under a red flag warning. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is tracking the conditions. jeff -- when will the real fire danger arrive? jeff is keeping track of the red flag warning all weekend. he just tweeted this?? 30 minutes
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flag warning all weekend. he just tweeted this?? 30 minutes ago. follow him at @jeffranieri if you want to stay in the loop. just in to our newsroom: a frightening report on the peninsula a teenager says 3 men forced her into a van and sexually assaulted her. the teen says she was standing
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in front of her home in east palo alto when the van pulled up. the girl says the men drove her to an unidentified location, assaulted her and then pushed her out of the van. investigators believe this was a random attack. a police pursuit came to a dramatic ending in the south bay. we caught it on camera. this was in santa clara...near the rivermark shopping center. you can see one of the suspects lying on the ground while police handcuff him. this began as a purse snatching at a movie theater. officers got a description of the car and quickly identified it. that )s when a short chase started. police say the men ran into an open field -- but they found them a short time later. yet another suspicious package. the fbi says they discovered a second one, addressed to billionaire democratic activist, tom steyer. agents found it at the same location as the first -- at this postal facility in burlingame. you )re looking at skyranger video from last week. the latest package was similar to other packages sent to more
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than a . this is video from last week with the first package was found. this latest package was similar to packages sent to other high profile democrats across the u.s. >> reporter: the fbi tells us today that they recovered this package last night, and bomb technicians went out and rendered it safe. overall, the appearance of the package is similar to the others, but they wouldn't say much else, so we spoke to a retired agent here in san francisco. >> this carries on the objective, which is terror, obviously. >> reporter: rick smith is a former fbi special agent. he shared his theory on the second package at the burlingame facility. >> this would have to be a copycat, because the suspect's in jail. there's so much publicity when this happens that other people
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grab the same philosophy, want to do the same thing. >> reporter: he says in high-profile cases it's not that unusual, though the political nature is, he says agents will look at all angles. >> i'm sure they've asked him about that, if he has any confederates. >> a 56-year-old florida man was arrested. >> it wouldn't be hard to identify whether it's the same methodology, the same components by the serial numbers. >> reporter: styer released a statement, adding in part, these threats are not isolated but are
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part of the larger assault on the norms that uphold our democracy. smith says that agents are very experienced with packages like this, so he believe this is situation will be resolved quickly. christie smith, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, christie. people saw this today, a fire at a homeless camp. it broke out near 880 and ripped through a dozen homeless shelter. it's unclear if anyone was hurt. a wild night at levi stadium. in the stands, many of the fans got out of hand. we're getting hard numbers from the santa clara police department. we first showed you some of the fight fights last night. police did arrest 32 people in all. plenty of families watching it unfold in the stands. among the suspects.
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this man, steve parardo. the others classified as drunk in public. a lot of people commenting about this, the 49ers cheerleader kneeling during the national anthem. damian trujillo broke the news on twitter by posting this photo on twitter. today she is getting a lot of support and a lot of criticism. damian joins us from levi stadium. >> reporter: we know this is not the first time this has happened at levi stadium. our reporting has gotten thousands of responses. as you mentioned, both in support of and critical of the cheerleader. this is cell phone video from a man who captured the cheerleader kneeling. >> that is a cheerleader kneeling. >> reporter: these images have
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created a frenzy on social media. thousands of people supporting the cheerleader, and thousands more who think she should be fired immediately. >> go niners! >> reporter: at levi stadium today, the same mixed reaction from booster club fans, including a veteran of the u.s. conflict in bosnia. >> i went out there to give them the right. whether it's kap, this cheerleader, the guy down the street. >> i think it's disrespect. because the flag isn't for whatever they're trying to represent. >> reporter: colin kaepernick first took the knee during the national anthem two years ago to protest what he thought was police brutality nationwide. >> i don't know about the cheerleader who took the knee. i don't have a thought about that. >> reporter: and this is a second picture of another cheerleader. this was taken last year during
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the cowboys game here at levi stadium. the picture is courtesy of sf bay.ca. one month in and still on strike. hundred dolla hundreds of hotel employees marched ahead of a session by the board of supervisors. marriott's ceo was invited to speak, but when no one from the company showed up, frustration peaked. >> it's so hard to occupy one room for my kids. but i'm still fighting for this, because i want my kids to know the value of respect and dignity. >> marriott did write a letter to one of the supervisors and said they are proud to be part of the economicngine for san
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better pay. tonight at 6:00, we're going to bake down what the city can and cannot do. the pinvestigators want information on the model three, which is key to the company's expansion. neither side is commenting on the reason for the probe. the wall street journal recently reported that an investigation is under way because tesla overstated how many model threes it could produce. campaign signs vandalized. and a rock climber stranded at yosemite. a first hand look at the conditions rescuers face in trying to save them. a very warm for november 84 in concord. i'll show you where we reach close to 90 degrees tomorrow in about eight mips. maybe you hermtat.
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pushed the desert protection act through congress, and steered billions of federal dollars to california projects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration." "she... played an important role in fighting off ...trump's efforts to kill the affordable care act." california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate. california values senator dianne feinstein signs with racial an ugly turn in an east bay city council race. someone is defacing campaign signs.
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lebanese immigrant is running in oakland's district four race which includes the mont claire district. more than 50 of his signs have been stole many a-- stole p ann defaced. he is not jewish. >> you do not intimidate me. you do not scare me. >> i cannot see any other candidate in this race stooping so low. >> someone wrote a derogatory phrase on another sign as californians have registered to vote on november 6. anousha rasta the numbers and looks at the effort to make sure every vote gets counted. >> reporter: we are less than a woke away from election day and california is in record territory. almost 20 million people here
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have registered to vote. >> the highest percentage heading into a midterm election in nearly70 years. >> reporter: santa clara county can attest to the voter boom. >> over 886,000. >> reporter: many have already stopped by the registrar of voters to cast their ballot early, in hopes of avoiding long election day lines. >> if you don't vote, you don't have a voice. we all need a voice to make things better in our world. >> reporter: workers also busy opening vote by mail ballots. >> over 300 staff working right now, seven 14-hour days. >> reporter: they're also operating this machine, it sorts the ballots that come in the mail. the workers run the ballots through the machine twice and it separates and organizes them by
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precincts. they are estimating turnout could be 60% to 70%. it's not too late to register. can you conditionally register to vote at any early voting location or at the regge strais voter's office and you can cast a ballot at the same time. anousha rasta, nbc bay area news. for a break down of the issues on the ballot, check out our website and click on elections. at the top of the page, and it will take you right to it. tsa may have a new way to check out travelers, and it may be a whole lot faster. new technology scansan people at the same time. the device raieads the outline a passenger and can identify firearms or explosives. it is like night imaging. it could speed up lines in a big
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way. he's setting up for his tossover. >> take a hook at this rescue at yosemite park. what you're looking at is a search and rescue team plucking a rock climber off of this cliff. he was climbing when he fell more than 50 feet. that's when his safety rope kicked in. the team was able to pull the climber to safety. things could change this weekend, but so far our fire season has been surprisingly calm. earlier this year, it was a different story. the wildfire season got off to a disastrous start. fire experts say this time last year there have been significantly more lives and properties lost d fires. while it's good news about what's happening this team around, it's not the time beito lax. >> until there's significant rainfall, the change in the
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vegetative pattern out there, the entire state is still in a critical fire season condition. just yesterday, senator dianne feinstein met with officials to discuss forest goals. >> the weather is so warm today, jeff, november 2nd. >> i'm kind of depressed about it, i'm just going to say it. we've got 80s and temperatures close to 90 degrees as we head into the upcoming weekend. some of you are super excited about this extra blast of sunshine and warm weather. it's strange. it's unusual. temperatures 10-15 degrees above normal. 81 in livermore. mid-80s here earlier, starting to drop off, but it still feels kind of wacky. we'll see numbers drop to the 60s and that through the evening. it will be mild for the most part tonight with not that much in the way of cloud cover. i just atomoow.
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that's going to be good enough to get our winds to keck up. we've had high pressure the last couple days. there's no change with that. it's still out here. that's going to bring the warm air. what we are going to see is a small area of low pressure develop to the south of us, and that's going to help bring the wind. when it comes to weather, air flows from high pressure to low pressure. it's going to help create these dry offshore winds. we have a new threat by fire warning. for the lower elevations you may not see much danger, but up in the hills, gusts 20-40. now with that dry wind moving in, it's going to give us mostly clear start tomorrow, temperatures in the 50s and 60s. nice from the south bay to tri valley and not much fog for the
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north bay, san francisco on the east bay. high in the afternoon is going to be warm outside. i'd love to see some 60s in here, but it's just not going to happen. 85 in gilroy. 83 in downtown san jose. i'm putting it up to 88 degrees in danville, mild by the bay with 84 in fremont. we're not sieg temperatureeing n the upper 80s here. it's warm from ukiah to novato. temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. not too many changes over the next several days. we'll stay with 60s as we head right into next friday. notice it's also dry. inland valleys, i see off.
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with the time change and then by early next week we'll be in the 70s. let's take a quick look at that time change. it throws everybody a curveball. it means an earlier sun rise at 6:38 in the morning and an earlier sup set coming at 5:08 at night. that's bad news. i have less time to do yard work this weekend. >> and we were discussing for us parents of young kids, the kids don't matter. they get up at the same time. >> it was like 6:00 a.m., i'm like, ah. >> i'm taking the blame for the heat. >> we are a hot mess over here. >> thanks, jeff. coming up, a back and forth between president trump and hbo.
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here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein.
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in extreme cases, a fam divorce can tear apart a family, especially when a couple fights over custody of their children. in extreme cases, a judge can step in and order a family to attend a reunification program and cut off contact with one parent for months. we have an early look at a report tonight. vickie? >> you're about to hear from three young people from divided families. they attended a ay area, but it did not help them reconnect with their estranged parents. in some cases the p $40,000 for just four days. but, as we learned, no one, besides the program, appears to be track being the success rate of these reunification workshops. why are family judges still ordering children into these programs? >> i do not want this to happen to a single other person. >> you should never be forced to be put in one of these programs.
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it's the court system, they need to rethink their strategies. >> we investigate the lack of oversight and hear from a therapist who explains why cutting off all contact with a parent is part of the treatment. hope to see you at 11:00. fantasy and politics. fans of "game of thrones," pulled out all their dragon memes today in response to a tweet from the president that included "sanctions are coming". it's referring to iran. hbo responded, how do you say trademark misuse in the fictional language. it says it will take no legal steps but prefers its trademark not to be used for political purposes. a settlement in the marriott strike just in one city. way to stay connected.
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we have some breaking news. it appears the strike involving marriott union workers may be over but only in oakland the
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strike in san francisco is continuing. showing up for shabat. the gathering that is about to begin to fight back against anti-semitism. and police didn't know who the horse belonged to, so they tweeted this photo. help me. turns out his name is mill. he had gotten loose. he is safe tonight. >> can you imagine hanging out in fremont? >> what just happened. >> back in the olden days we did see a lot of horses. nowadays it's different. it is friday. >> it's a warm one. >> barbecue weather. >> throwback to august this season. temperatures in the upper 80s, we have a red flag warning, more on that at 6:00, and don't forget those clocks on sunday. >> for most of us, it's an enew.
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>> bye. breaking news tonight. it's down to the wire with president trump on a last-minute blitz, and backtracking on his suggestion about migrants throwing rocks. >> i didn't say shoot. but they do that with us, they are going to be arrested for a long time. meantime, obama follows oprah as democrats bring out star power. >> theonsequences of any of us staying home really are more dangerous. and in the closing days of the election, explosive allegations about the president being lobbed by his former right hand man, michael cohen, the two now at odds, and cohen accusing trump of repeatedly using racist language in private. tonight, his bombshell claims and now the trump team is responding. a shki

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