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right now at 11:00, following breaking news. worst fears being confirmed. 25 bodies recovered and nine people remain missing after boat fire near santa barbara. >> search and rescue is turning into a operation. deadliest in history. joining us now from the harbor,
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damian, what have you learned? >> reporter: set sail from santa barbara harbor, candles for the victims. believed that the passengers were sleeping below deck at time of the fire and the memorial continues to grow. >> mayday, mayday, mayday. >> reporter: by the time emergency crews arrived. boat with 39 people aboard was engulfed. five crew members survives. >> boat has sank, on the seabed, on the floor in 60 to 62 feet of water. >> reporter: search and rescue into the morning but hopes of finding more survivors is dwindling. >> fact it sank, we're preparing for the worst.
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>> reporter: by nightfall, a memorial at the harbor,well wishers dropping by to pay respects, knowing many people who use these same docks possibly remain at bottom of the ocean. >> pcs charter school in santa cruz says that two of their students and one parent were aboard that vessel this morning. live in santa barbara, nbc bay area. >> that's heartbreaking news. we know the identity of one of the victims, lives in santa cruz. naui instructor, national association of underwater instructors. thousands of dives under her belt. dived and counted salmon for the
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city of santa cruz. family is asking for privacy. >> there is a sizeable diving community in the bay area and it's expected that many of the victims will have local connections. company that operates the boat is well known and many local divers have been on this very boat. jean has the details. >> reporter: divers say this deadly boat fire is a shock to the boating and scuba diving community. spoke with two scuba divers who have spent time on the "conception," say the staff was dedicated and safety a priority. >> three high. >> reporter: charlie cain took this photo last week. says sleeping arrangements are the same on the "conception." >> hard to fathom being in the position where the divers are at, lower bunks. it's a tough day for all of us. >> reporter: stunned that divers
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got trapped below when fire engulfed the "conception," said there was always a safety briefing. >> crew keeping things spotless and well maintained. can't say enough good things about the staff and whole company. but terrible accident. >> i can tell you from firsthand experience you can evacuate the lower level two ways. >> reporter: scuba instructor has also spent time on the boat. divers would have been asleep below and crew upper decks. >> crew sleeps on the upper level, wasn't able to make contact with the passengers in sleeping quarters first level of the boat. >> reporter: says the diving community is waiting for answers about what exactly happened, it is grieving.
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>>ne hasn't stopped ringing all day,eople very sad. >> we invite y to stay with nbc bay area for all the latest on this developing story. live streaming the news conference tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. nbc bay area app is also a great resource for breaking news and weather coverage. hricane dorian continues to be a is slow moving nightmare. now category 3 storm at a standstill, just pummelling the bahamas, whole island without power and five people known dead so far. >> we know there are a number of people in grand bahama in serious distress and we'll provide relief and assistance as soon as possible. >> floridians meanwhile on edge waiting for dorian to make a move. more than a million people from florida to the carolinas are
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under evacuation orders. across the u.s. thousands of flights have been canceled and so east coast arirports are closed. jeff, do you expect it to be on the move and bump back up to category 4? >> we expect to move north. could fluctuate back to category 4, right now it's downgraded a little bit. winds of 120 miles per hour, and horrific thing that bahamas has been going through, stationary over shreveport, raked over with these winds. nothing will look the same for large part of the bahamas. catastrophic. hurricane force winds, it's very large, 86 miles off the coastline of florida, that's why there are evacuations on the florida coast. wide look, 120 miles per hour,
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these outer bands hitting daytona beach, melbourne, miami as well. path of this still takes worst of the storm parallel to florida. 120 to 130 miles per hour over the next two days. key change in that hurricane is expected tomorrow morning. that's what everybody in florida is banking on. we're going to have more details, where else this is going to hit and more on the storm coming up in about ten minutes. also tomorrow morning, ghost ship trial resumes after two week break, jurors will be back in court deliberating. tumultuous so far, last month three jurors were replaced, forcing panel to restart deliberations. still working to determine the fate of the codefendants. each facing 36 kountz of of
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involuntary manslaughter from the warehouse that caught fire in 2016. in the east bay tomorrow will be sounds of gunfire and emergency crews swarming a building, only a drill. next to john muir medical center in walnut creek. terry mcsweeney is there. >> reporter: it's a two-day drill. planned to be torn down, emergency responders thought it would be ideal place for active shooter drill to look and sound like the real thing. we've seen it play out time and again across the country. active shooter, then first responders swarming the location. >> it will be realistic. we've have people with makeup, m melange to look like real
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injuries. >> reporter: starting tomorrow police and firefighters will respond to emergency scenario at the building, coordinate a response to something they hope never happens. looks and feels like this drill in santa clara. also sound real. >> may hear loud noises. part of making it realistic scenario, no impact to patient care or appointments. >> reporter: drills next four days, first responders won't know the exact scenario until they arrive, making it real as possible. online some wonder if realistic might add layer of stress for hospital visitors who don't need any more. people we spoke with support the drill. >> we need to be prepared, it's happening more and more. >> i guess in this day and age you have to have some plan for that kind of stuff. so yeah. >> reporter: i'm told that john
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muir health is providing people to be volunteer victims in this scenario. also they'll be working on their ability to respond to a mass casualty event. power back on in lafayette after b.a.r.t. train knocked down a power line in the morning. crane in the air working to rebuild the track when knocked down the line. working all day, closing highway 94 in the process. continuing next two weekends. buying new home is getting harder. sales of new construction houses fallen to record 20 year low. job growth is skrokting in the bay area. gap between new jobs and new housing is highest in the country. high cost of land and strict city regulations are scaring off new home buders.
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frustrating night for tesla drivers, app was down for hours, kept many out of their cars. can use the app as key to get in car but had no access without the key. one woman ordered an uber to get home. outage lasted four hours. no word from tesla. new call for controversial law after police offices were attacked in south bay, why some critics say it does more harm than good. >> rescue from above, saving hikers on mountainside. >> forecast coming up in about seven minutes. ows. with all that usaa offers why go with anybody else? we know their rates are good, we know that they're always going to take care of us. it was an instant savings and i should have changed a long time ago. it was funny because when we would call another insurance company, hey would say "oh we can't beat usaa"
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we're the webber family. we're the tenney's we're the hayles, and we're usaa members for life. ♪ get your usaa auto insurance quote today. tomorrow marks a symbolic and sporimportant step in gilro more than month after the shooting the park is reopening. story from christmas hill park
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in gilroy. >> reporter: more than five weeks after the unthinkable happened, christmas hill park is set to reopen tuesday morning. people living and working nearby say it signals gilroy may be ready to turn the corner. >> sure, sure, i think it allows us all to move on. >> another part of the healing that has to happen. >> reporter: sunday, july 28th, closing day of the popular gilroy garlic festival, a lone shooter with semiautomatic weapon fired multiple rounds into the crowd, killing three and injuring 17 others. for some reopening the site of the mass shooting won't make them forget. >> every other weekend turn on cnn to see what shooting happened. it's sad. still reminders. everywhere you go, seems like something happens. but can't stay dormant and home. got to get out, live life, hope
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and pray. >> reporter: part of putting it behind them others say, one step at a time. >> it's great. shows that the community is kind of together and moving forward. i think it just shows exactly what gilroy strong is. >> reporter: opening set for 8:00 tomorrow morning. 10:30 will be a moment of silence near the temporary memorial near the large palm tree. live in gilroy. new push for federal law to protect police officers come after san jose officers were attacked over the weekend. make any assault on police officer a federal crime. >> moments caught on camera. >> ad by the police urges everyone to call congress for the law. mandatory minimum of ten years.
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days after officers were assaulted in parking lot, leaving them with cuts and bruises. >> seeing increase against law enforcement with complete lack of respect for officers doing their job. >> critics say it's major step backwards for criminal justice reform noting that attacks on officers are already prosecuted in every state. tragic turn for oakland mom hit by stray bullet after left wedding reception. just after 1:00 a.m. mother of five at party on second 22nd street in oakland. argument happening nearby and someone fired a gun. she was hit. victim's family asking the public to come forward with information. fast food battle in walnut creek. meeting to discuss amy's drive through, if it gets the green
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light, built on main street. people living nearby think the dinner rush would congest the roads. amy's put together a revised plan to address traffic concerns. serves organic burgers and pizzas. humpback whale hit and killed near alcatraz leading to renewed calls for all ships to close in the bay. showed the humpback bleeding heavily as it floated. several crew members said it was struck by large ship entering the bay. last seen near alcatraz with a big slash across its body. stay out of the water, high levels of e. coli found near a hot spot for water skiers. posted a sign around the lake warning everyone not to drink or swallow the water. e. coli can be nasty, cramps,
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diarrhea. city is keeping eye on the water quality and testing it often. tragedy on hiking trail this afternoon. hiker dead and others injured. hikers separated from larger group, ran out of water. helicopter lifted them out of the area. back to coverage of hurricane dorian. right now bahamas, florida or carolinas next. barrelling down on the southeast. this is a look from outer space, camera on the international space station. see how massive the storm is as it moves. jeff ranieri. what do we inspect? >> finally moving out of the bahamas which will be unrecognizable for a lot of people once the storm exits from
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catastrophic damage. water lapping up on the rooftops, even going up into second stories of some homes in the bahamas, including shreveport where the center is right now. still stationary, weakening down to 120 miles per hour, more detail details in two minutes. focus now on bay area weather. we should cool off. two weaker systems passing north but humidity pushing in from south as well. little bit of morning fog. mixed bag coming your way. but tomorrow morning, see the fog contained to immediate bay and coast. not bad beginning for tuesday morning. sunshine for south bay. 67 for san francisco. 58 north bay, 64 patchy clouds
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and little bit of fog near east bay and 65. temperatures tomorrow will please a lot in south bay, not that hot. 83 in downtown san jose, 81 in cupertino, warmer in gilroy at 90. max 91 in antioch and 90 in livermore, can handle that in early september. 79 in oakland. redwood city 79, san francisco will have 60s from marina down to the mission. and wind kicks out of the west at 17, feel chilly, bring a jacket to sf. just light jacket. more north, 87 in napa, 80 in mill valley. san francisco little bit of humidity wednesday as thunderstorms fire up. 60s into saturday, morning fog, afternoon sunshine and bump up
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sunday to 71 degrees. inland valleys, going to hold in the 80s for wednesday, thursday, friday, also into saturday and sunday, beautiful weather moving in, not bad to start off next week. tropics. get you more on hurricane dorian. lot of you have friends or family there or travel plans to the east coast. category 3 now, key turn north tomorrow is what we anticipate, keeping the path parallel to florida. 120 to 130 miles per hour winds. three to seven inches of rain at immediate coast. beaches 30 plus-mile-an-hour winds. extended path does show maybe landfall in kaip hatteras, and moving out to sea for saturday's forecast. this storm system, nothing like it we've seen in some respects
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of what is happening in the bahamas right now. going paperless, no longer be able to use ticket stubs as of tomorrow. jimmy. >> special guest tonight, can't tell you who it is. you've got to watch to see for yourself. also lil raul howard and natalie merchant. stay tuned. labor day on the picket lines. kaiser employees claiming the health care provider is putting profits ahead of patients. more on back in a moment.
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street b.a.r.t. station in san francisco. now must buy reusable cards. wants to eliminate paper tickets from all stations within a few years. riders can use paper tickets if you previously had them purchased. two buildings in san francisco selling for nearly $52 million. highest ever. buildings on leavenworth, mix of studios, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. popular milpitas restaurant closed its doors over the weekend. family-owned restaurant known for seafood and home-made tartar sauce. reason for the shutdown, owner says the landlord is making changes. we missed our time. back to show you what the
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september is here, playoff race is getting serious. and a's are looking good. >> wearing your a's colors tonight. >> i am.
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>> giants, not so much, time is running out. a's had the day off, back tomorrow in oakland. today, labor day in st. louis, giants and cardinals under the arch. cardinals wasting no time, kolten wong with rbi triple, goes into the corner, giants can't play it well, scores. lone bright spot, hits first major league home run, prospect that the giants got from the brewers at trade deadline, lose this game, fading fast for the wild card race. lose tonight 3-1. u.s. open. watching one of the greats. and alec baldwin there, tiger woods with raiders cap. watching rafael nadal, pulling
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>> tomorrow morning, 4:30 to 7:00. we just showed you the u.s. open tennis tournament. bay area teenager was also a big hit but never picked up a racket. ♪ america, america, god shed his grace on thee ♪ >> nerves of steel. gavin geraldo from milpitas singing before the evening session saturday. teenagers that auditioned online. he likes new york. >> you can walk anywhere. in california we have to drive everywhere, so far appoint. >> got a point. >> from milpitas, we have b.a.r.t. >> it's not the same as the
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subway. >> i get you. 7 train, i gotcha, but we got b.a.r.t. congratulations to gavin, impressive. out of 350 teenagers, he was picked to sing at u.s. open. >> and i'm sure he'll be invited back to new york. jeff has lived both places. >> i like to get in car and drive. beach, wine country, got it all. >> beautiful weather. >> yes. back to school and work tomorrow. >> and forecast does look better, wednesday through sunday, 80s returning, little bit of humidity wednesday, watching thunderstorms near the sierra, don't think will be rainfall for us. but anything close to the bay area we'll be all over it. humidity, thunderstorms over the sierra. dorian is hammering the bahamas now, 85 miles from florida, expected to move north through tomorrow and bring it parallel to the florida
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coastline, still going to get impacts but at this point looks like worst of it would stay offshore. bahamas, if anyone has family, friends there, vacation there, lot of the islands hit, it's going to be unrecognizable. storm surge of 25 feet in some cases. it's devastating. >> take them years to rebuild with the damage. >> this storm, probably seen damage like never seen with any hurricane because it sat over them. >> concentrated on them. >> 24 hours with 120 miles per hour winds. >> thanks for joining us, enjoy tuesday. >> see you tomorrow. [ cheers and applause ♪ >> steve: from 30 rockefeller plaza here in new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." and now, here he is,


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