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the message oakland's police chief wants you the most violent month in years. is it effective months later? key takeaway from new research on pfizer's covid-19 vaccine. just into the newsroom, we have a winner, big powerball drawing. good evening, thanks for being with us. at this hour, facebook, instagram and whatsapp are back after major global outage but bigger thing for facebook team. >> whistleblower expected to testify and show how damaging the sites really are. >> reporter: employees tell nbc
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news this is such a large outage, internal services weren't working. could only email each other. and couldn't access parts of the building because the digital badges stopped working. >> outage felt around the world. facebook and instagram and whatsapp down affecting more than 3 billion users. what caused it? not said yet. said due to ongoing domain name. update gone wrong. >> what you have done is look at small town, there is a post office, where you send all the information and this post office disappeared. nobody could receive information from you. >>. >> reporter: also affecting local companies that rely on the platform for business. >> i am in social, do marketing,
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so yeah, can't go online to interact with other accounts will affect the algorithm. >> reporter: ceo posting to every small and large business, family and individual who depends on us, i'm sorry. the day after cbs's "60 minutes" aired an interview with whistleblower, and said facebook stoked fears and spread misinformation to get profits. >> realized if they change the algorithm to be safer, people will spend less time on the site, be less ads. >> reporter: questioning who is responsible for that. >> question is by mistake or malicious, that's what facebook has to figure out. >> reporter: former employee will testify about company
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practices in senate hearing tomorrow. expected to call for more regulation on the social media giant. ian cull, nbc bay area news. >> as you imagine, facebook stock took a huge hit on wall street, dropping nearly 5% today. at one point lost $50 billion in market value. it's valued just under $1 trillion. at what point will something be done in oakland? tonight the police chief once again asking for help after another violent weekend in oakland. on pace for record breaking year for homicides. 106 killed so far this year. what is the chief asking for? cheryl hurd. >> i always start off with a moment of silence. >> reporter: a moment of silence for lives lost in the city of oakland so far this year. silence brenda can identify with.
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her son was murdered on the streets of oakland 11 years ago. >> lost as of today have mothers and fathers, they are hurting. >> reporter: that's why she's participating in today's news conference, partnering with the police and doing something different, making a plea to parents of those doing the killing. >> get your children. if you need help, if they're doing things and you need help, there are a lot of organizations out there that can provide mentorship. >> reporter: a different approach to the problem of bloodshed in city streets. not the only problem. current staffing is below 700, 695. in a four-day period, ten police officers resigned. very troubling for this police chief. >> unfortunately we'll have to bring out staff from inside the building, and put them into roles where we have opening an leverage overtime.
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>> reporter: in june, council member dan cowell and five colleagues voted to reallocate $17 million from the police department to department of violence prevention over next two years. controversial decision but he believes council did the right thing despite the number of homicides in oakland. >> it takes time, many cities are dealing with this increase and we're one. >> reporter: last month the city council voted to redirect money in the budget to open one more police academy because stafg levels are so low. brenda says shouldn't stop there. >> whole community needs to come together to make a difference. most recent murder in oakland over the weekend, dirk pilaston and wife hurtio activi
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communities, chief says he was targeted. new at 11:00, making some people nervous, news that pfizer vaccine may be significantly less effective over time. medical experts say don't worry. pfizer vaccine offers 88% protection after getting covid one month after second dose. six months later, 47% effective. however still 90% effective in keeping covid patients out of the hospital. dr. hahn says that's the key part to hang on to. >> what we're focusing on is preventing hospitalization, preventing and preserving our hospital resources, and to that end, it's spectacular. >> the study published in
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"lancet" johnson & johnson says it shows increase in effectiveness after booster shot. according to the "times," the fda is discussing emergency use authorization for that booster next friday. disturbing video of car driving into 7-eleven in san leandro. may be difficult to watch but everyone is recovering. driver of the gray sedan drives out of parking space, bumps into car hits gas and plows through the front door.
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4:00 p.m. san leandro 7-eleven. seven people injured. too soon to say if the driver will face charges, drugs and alcohol were not involved. sidelining the side show, san jose stepping up efforts to stop the noisy and violent side shows. attracts crowds, fights, gunfire. a south bay judge has given san jose the green light to go after social media separators who promote the shows. >> there are countless websites that we have sent to us from the community but reality it's changing every day. we monitor them best we can when we get the information from the community. >> police also warned of spectator ordinance that allows officers to fine you for just watching. broken pipe turned streets into river in alamo last week. and now receiving information
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how much water was lost. friday morning, pipe burst underground, water rushing down the street. nearly 200 homes temporarily without water. was connected to transmission line, took more than nine hours to shut off. 6.5 million gallons of water was lost in the flood, nearly enough for ten olympic sized swimming pools. it is an environmental disaster in southern california, 126,000 gallons of crude oil leaking from offshore pipeline. beaches and harbors are closed along 25 mile stretch of orange county, ocean front. governor newsom declared a state emergency. >> reporter: much of orange be county's pristine coastline shut down by lightning and cleanup of
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weekend oil spill believed to have grown to 144,000 gallons, up from 126,000. >> seemed clear to me. >> reporter: despite increased estimate of size, county leaders felt better what they saw on aerial tour. >> i felt positive about the fact that the oil is not rushing towards the shore. we didn't see big clumps of oil. >> reporter: much of the oil is contained in the marsh, in the ocean drifting into south county's waters offshore. investigate intensifies. >> we don't know why this happened but we know it was older pipeline, over time corrosion could have been part of the reason for the leak. >> reporter: pipeline company suggesting it may have been an anchor for a ship that damaged the pipeline. >> seen the spot that could be the source. >> reporter: parent company president saying it's conducting
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its own investigation. orange county saying that's not enough. >> no diver from the company should touch that pipeline. >> reporter: ocean off-limits far as dana point. this resident experiencing first spill, fearing won't be the last. >> i don't understand why this keeps on happening. >> that was hetty chang reporting. international bird watching is on the way to help save the birds. organization says time is of essence, birds could die with the oil around. janelle wang spoke with a team member today. >> when they're collected and oiled, first they're pretty cold because the oil affects their ability to thermal regulate. also spend tremendous amount of time to preen the oil off them,
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nasty, gooey thing. as they are able to try to do that, they spend so much time trying to get oil off them, may not be eating and because they're cold may drift toward thet' critical that people stay off the beach, oil is dangerous and birds may see you as predator and try to get back into the water. up next, stars out in san francisco. five new members of the bay area sports hall of fame. >> was it you? we have a winner. winner of tonight's powerball jackpot and where the winning ticket was sold. >> it was not me. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri tracking a cooldown, back in about six minutes.
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this just in, big winner in the lotto tonight, that person is in california. in a town on the don't get so excited, it's morrow bay. multimillionaire bought it at albertson's in morrow bay in san luis obispo county. 12, 22, 54, 66, 69, powerball 15. more than $699 million, cash value just under $500 million. been cheering for these five for decades. more tonight, not in uniform but suits and dresses for induction in the bay area sports hall of fame. terry mcsweeney was at oracle park. >> first time in 52 years, the
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giants are world champions. >> inducted into the bay area sports hall of fame, man who managed san francisco giants to first, second and third world series titles -- boch. >> so many different people helping your career. can't thank them must have. th rather face in divisional series, cards or dodgers. >> i don't think it matters to them but look at dodgers, what they've done this year and in the past, experienced. but also how well the cardinals played down the stretch. incredible run. >> reporter: 12-time olympic medallist, swimmer natalie coughlin. >> this is actually happening, i
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couldn't imagine when i started swimming at six, this is where it would end up. >> reporter: former 49er defensive tackle brian young, 14 years with the team, super bowl winner, revered by teammates. >> this franchise means so much to me. talk about a brand, i tried to carry it with honor and dignity because it meant so much to me. >> reporter: also america's cup and olympic sailor san francisco native paul kayard, and rickey henderson here in spirit, not in person. canceled twice because of covid and almost tonight. had the giants lost yesterday would have been playing the dodgers here tonight. boch said, that wouldn't have worked. new at 11:00. why are they leaving now? solutions silicon valley
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focusing on why people and businesses are leaving the bay area. moderated by san jose mayor sam liccardo, focused on the number one reason, pretty obvious, high cost of housing. >> this economy has not been working for many in the working class or middle class. housing has been a huge reason why. we frankly haven't built enough housing. don't have enough supply. >> it's not just silicon valley issue but california issue. deficit more than 3 million homes in the state currently. effort to make a dent in the crisis, kaiser permanente bought two houses and donated to habitat for humanity and land trust. volunteers worked to update the homes, complete remodel, new
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windows, doors, cabinets and energy efficient appliances as well. the holiday season is around the corner and tonight the cdc is updating holiday guidance. first of all, be fully vaxxed. recommending hosting a virtual party as opposed to in-person. but attending gathering, outdoor parties are always safer. generally don't need mask at outdoor celebrations but always at indoor public places and parties. hosting a party indoors like we learned last year, open windows to let fresh air in. look up, all week long bay area skies are roaring and rumbling, fleet week is back. virtual last year but this year real deal, more than 1 million people expected to come to san francisco for the celebration. today the blue angels doing test
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runs. businesses are excited about the tourism dollars as they continue to recover from the pandemic shutout. public health department has other priorities in mind. >> continue to encourage people to wear a mask. you must wear mask indoors of given large crowds, encouraging people to wear them outside. >> businesses urging visitors to follow the proof of vaccine and masking rules indoors or be prepared to be outdoors only. big week ahead. >> jeff, imagine the party you could throw with $500 million. >> did you win tonight? >> hoping my daughter got that ticket. >> get on the phone to her right now. fleet week, if you're visiting, got days off, going to be at office and want to enjoy the action, poke your head out and take a look. we're going to see cloud cover
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tomorrow, high. should still see test runs. for the events, take your jackets, upper 50s, low 60s, big air show friday, saturday and sunday. full details at, check it out. big-time changes coming our way this week. cooler system dropping down, beginning tomorrow. looking at at least ten degree temperature drop. some of the cloud cover moving from the south. after mid-90s inland yesterday, going to get cooler weather and clouds. morning is fall, temperatures in 50s. 58 in south bay. tri-valley at 59. east bay, 53, san francisco 55, north bay at 52. temperatures beginning to cool
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off tomorrow. solid ten degree drop to put us back to 77 in santa rosa, 81 in concord, 77 in san jose. 70s from oakland to palo alto and chilly 60s, san francisco to half moon bay. wednesday, thursday and friday additional system drops down for 10 to 15 degrees colder. temperature is dropping this week, biggest impact for us. rainfall chances all is going towards lake tahoe. great news for them because of the fire danger, just a little bit of blue moving in here. chance of spotty showers. san francisco, spotty chance on wednesday. 60s through the weekend, then next monday watching out for dry wind, 15 to 35. inland valleys, get ready for this, after mid-90s today, look at difference here. thursday, 68, friday 69.
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back up this weekend but not too hot and next monday watching out for potential wind. back to san francisco. don't know who they're going to play yet but know the weather, game one on friday, cool 60 with clouds. game two, sun mixing in, 65. good, excellent for pregame stuff on saturday. raj? >> sounds like invitation. >> october baseball weather. >> and fleet week at the same time. >> going to be great. up next, is your tesla battery at risk of catching fire? why the feds are rejecting calls for investigation. >> and jimmy. >> playing catch phrase with seth meyers, kolbe smolders, tonight. shark attack, surf is expected to survive. happened yesterday near bodega
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bay. after the bite yelled for help, paddled to shore. people ran to get him, tied a turn aquiet to his leg and he's expected to survive. back with more. (music) ♪ i think to myself ♪ ♪ what a wonderful world ♪
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(music) ♪ i think to myself ♪ ♪ what a wonderful world ♪ feds have given tesla good news about its batteries. safety regulators opened investigation into the batteries in 2019 after demands from activists. concerns started after reports of battery fires occurring. today the agency says there no cause to continue investigating. there were no relevant
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incidences of f risk past two years. drought is hot topic for pleasanton city council, likely to declare local emergency and mandate people reduce water use 15%, staff recommending part-time temporary employees to staff the call center and help with the assistance program. next, information from the 49ers, raiders in action, and warriors. we'll tell you what happened. stay with us.
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the news not so good for the 49ers today. >> what's with the big ugh? >> coach shanahan said jimmy g. is maybe for the game. >> strained calf, will re-evaluate. good chance to see the rookie trey lance get the start against undefeated cardinals this sunday. "monday night football" tonight, lightning delay in l.a. even with domed stadium. technically a home game for the chargers but the raider nation owns l.a. lot of fans, 70% to 80%. raiders had a miserable first half, down 21-0, came alive in the second half.
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derek carr to darren waller, 21-14. raiders coming back, but late fourth quarter, the chargers put it away. austin ekeler with a touchdown run. chargers win and raiders are 3-1 on the season. back in action, first preseason game, warriors in portland. andrew wiggins, all the hype and controversy. he felt he was forced to get the covid vaccine to play in the nba. pretty much true. wiggins had 13 points, no klay thompson but draymond green was in action, teaming up with steph curry. warriors beat the blazers 121-107. plan accordingly, giants playoffs games sometime later this week. don't know who they're going to be playing but know the time. >> look at the ballpark tonight
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from exclusive center field camera, game one, friday, 6:37 people p.m., game two, saturday, 6:07 p.m., the dodgers or cardinals are coming to down. back in a moment. and there you have it- woah. wireless on the most reliable network nationwide. wow. -big deal! ...we get unlimited for just 30 bucks. sweet, i get that too and mine has 5g included. that's cool, but ours save us serious clam-aroonies. relax people, my wireless is crushing it. that's because you all have xfinity mobile with your internet. it's wireless so good, it keeps one upping itself.
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working at recology is more than a job for jesus. it's a family tradition. jesus took over his dad's roue when he retired after 47 year. now he's showing a new generation what recology is all about.
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as an employee-owned company, recology provides good-paying local jobs for san franciscans. we're proud to have built the city's recycling system from the ground up, helping to make san francisco the greenest big city in america. let's keep making a differene together.
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started with a hot pepper and grew into a nobel prize in medicine. got the 2:00 a.m. wake-up call from sweden, won prize for work how the body and brain sense temperature and touch. used compound from chili peppers to test heat response. hoping to lead to new medications for pain. shares with person from the scripps institute who worked at ucsf for years. >> smart. have a great day tomorrow. >> bye-bye. [ cheers and applause ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefelle


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