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good evening. julie haener is here now for what we are working on for 6:00 p.m. >> air force one lifted off before 5:00 p.m. tonight. president obama was only in town for 5 hours but he had a busy schedule. the president made three stops in san francisco. there were two private fundraisers. one at the san francisco jazz center. another at a home. but first the president gave a public speech at the betty ong recreation center. >> it was his only event opened to the public. talked about immigration reform. specifically a bill to increase boarder security and create a path to citizenship. towards the end of the speech, a man started to plead with him to make a order to halt deportations. ktvu's david stevenson was there and has more on the president's rocky reception in the bay area.
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>> reporter: a warm reception for president obama in china town became a confrontation with a grad student angry about policies. >> the easy way out is to yell and pretend like i can do something by violating our laws. >> reporter: this came as president obama's approval ratings have dropped. on his last visit june 6, 62% approval rating. by friday the numbers flipped. 39% approvalling of his performance and 54 -- approvalling of his performance and 54 -- approving of his performance and 54% disapproving. hundreds opposed to the pipeline turned out to greet the president. >> we would have had a bigger crowd if we knew in advance.
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>> reporter: organizers at the san francisco jazz center cut prices in half. >> he spoke about the accomplishments he made this far, including passing healthcare reform. >> he said we need to keep on going. change is not easy. >> the president left the bay area to travel to los angeles for several democratic national committee fundraisers before returning to washington, d.c. tomorrow afternoon. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on the order those protesters want president obama to use to stop illegal immigrant from being deporitated. it -- deporitated. the present issued 100 executive orters during his first term -- orders during his first term and 23 to restrict
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access to gun. president obama issued few executive orders when you compare him to other presidents. also we posted a clip of the president dealing with the protesters on facebook. watch it and tell us what you think. a deadly traffic accident in san jose has a family planning a toddler's funeral and neighbors questions if changes are needed. the accident happened yesterday at oak and vine streets near interstate 280. ktvu's noelle walker is there and joins us to tell us how it happened. >> reporter: the driver was turning left here at the intersection, at the same time the three-year-old was over there in the middle of the crosswalk. there is no turn signal here that puts motorist and pedestrians on the move at the same time. witnesses say that is the
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problem. >> reporter: every little boy wants to be a super hero. the three-year-old was no different. >> he loved bat man. spider man. all the super heroes. full of love and joy. >> now his mother is laying flowers. he was hit and killed at this intersection. he was in the crosswalk on his way to a playground. >> need to do something because that is -- that shouldn't have happened to my son at all. >> the driver was turning left when the accident happened. a neighbor snapped this picture showing a stroller behind the truck. >> i don't know what was going on with the driver. focus on what is going on around you. >> reporter: some neighbors say the lack of a signal puts motorists and pedestrians in the same space. >> what i -- when i turned she
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started coming across and she had a little baby with her. but, i mean, nothing happened there except it scared me. >> reporter: she embraced one of the girls who accompanied her children and pushed one of them out of harm's way. a family thankful for one life saved while morning a life taken too soon. >> we will all miss him. >> reporter: this is the 37th deadly traffic accident in san jose this year. 22 of those have involved pedestrians. in san jose, noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. the president of san jose state university said the school failed to intervene in the torminute of -- torment of a black student by four white roommates. the black student union organized a march today in
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support of the victim. that victim says for weeks he was tormented by his four white roommates. san jose state president promised the school will soon name a independent expert to look into the case. >> our decision making failed. as part of it i failed that student. and within that we failed all of our students. >> the roommates are facing hate crimes. their first court date is january 6. san francisco city attorney filed an injunction to keep city college of san francisco open. he filed the motion this morning that if granted will halt the accrediting commission from pulling accredititation of the school. -- accreditation of the school. supporters of the plan
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suicide barrier on the golden gate bridge are looking for funding. the final design is expected to be completed next year. now officials are trying to find ways to pay for the project. the bridge district said toll money can't be used and it must be paid for with outside sources. a woman who went missing in yosemite national park this weekend was found alive today. rangers say she left her home on saturday morning to go hiking. searchers found her this morning. she suffered injuries and was airlifted to the hospital. officials say she didn't have a jacket, water or food. there is no word on her condition but rescuers say she was conscious when they found her. he put his body in harm's way to break the fall of a woman as she jumped from the
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>> you train to make quick decisions. as she was descending i just reacted the way i did. my wife said you could have died. >> reporter: he showed us the game ball the raiders gave him. the only thing he lost in all of this was his jersey. this is a photo he took yesterday. in the race to make sure he was okay and render aid he said paramedics cut the jersey off of him. there have been news crews lining up here at his home all afternoon. while we were waiting to talk to him we bumped in to his granddaughters. one said he was always her hero. we are live in stockton, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news.
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>> a remarkable man. former resident was shot and killed in nevada and investigators say the suspect an 81-year-old man she was caring for. he appeared in court today on charges he killed his care giver. he claims the two were arguing and struggling over a shotgun when it accidentally went off thursday inside his home. his bail has been set at $1 million. the wife of a man detained in north korea went on tv to plead for her husband-release. they were interviewed today on cnn. the 85-year-old man went to north korea last month and as he prepared to fly home he was taken off a plane and detained by officials. he has been held for 30 days. they are holding out hope he will come home by thanksgiving. >> we ask respectfully for them to release him and let him come
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home. >> the family is worried about his health. they sent heart medication to him. so far the family doesn't know if he received it. in 2 minutes a terrifying confrontation for a team of soccer players. >> the suspects who interrupted practice with a shotgun and left with the team's bag. >> wet weather in the pacific. the system and what it could mean for your holiday plans. >> and what twitter is doing protect your information.
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new at 6:00 p.m. a soccer team was robbed during practice and several teens are
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accused of the crime. the team was practicing saturday evening when the teens approached. one demanded the team's property. neighbors are shocked. >> why would you hold a gun to a kid that has no power or a way to respond to you other than here you go. >> police say they arrested two of the three teens. a 16-year-old and a 19-year- old. they say they recovered stolen cell phones, keys and gym bags and a shotgun. a 15-year-old boy is in a coma after suffering a head injury and police are trying to figure out how it happened. today investigators returned to montgomery high school looking for clues. the teen was found unconscious outside of the school's gym saturday and now in a medically induced coma. police say it is not clear if
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he fell, attacked or doing pk. surveillance video does not include the area where the boy was found. it is not covered by the cameras. they are interviewing friends now. judge's order could decrial california's high-speed rail -- derail california's high-speed rail. ktvu's allie rasmus reports. >> reporter: california's high- speed rail is supposed to run where these tracks are but today the project suffered a set back. a judge denied the request to sell 8-$10 billions in bonds voters approved in 2008. the judge says the finance committee should act as the keeper of the check book and didn't provide enough evidence they needed to issue bonds. >> the committee did not show its works.
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imagine it was high school home work and the teacher said you didn't show your work. i can't give you credit. >> reporter: he ordered them to redo their funding plan. that could take months or years to complete. >> they should have thought of that. >> reporter: she is pleased about the ruling. >> they can't issue bonds for construction. they can still spend on planning and land acquisition. >> reporter: the california's high-speed rail authority wouldn't talk about the rulings but representatives say it is still moving forward and they said like all projects we understand there will be many challenges that will be addressed as we go forward building the first high-speed rail system. he says it is likely the authority will appeal the
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decisions. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on the california's high-speed rail. by 2029 it will be able to take passengers from the san francisco bay area to los angeles in under 3 hours. traveling at 200 miles per hour. the california's high-speed rail will have stops in the bay area, sacramento and several in los angeles area as well san diego. leave it to virgin america airlines trying to keep the mood light during the holiday travel week. look at the sign for the washington, d.c. flight. our aircraft is arriving late due to traffic restrictions at sfo. once it parks a badger will be released at the rare of the aircraft to encourage people to exit quickly and then this sign, sunny tropical seattle
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awaits you. agents are coming up with the funny messages for each flight. love that. anything to get you to smile i will take that. >> gate agents having fun doing that. ktvu's chief meteorologist bill martin now. >> there is nasty weather, big travel time. tuesday and wednesday. look what we have. this is the system we talked about at 5:00 p.m. this will roll up into the eastern seaboard over the next two days and it will raise havoc with airports. everything east of chicago and houston right now they will see delays into the next couple days. for us we are dry. this system is the one that would be the potential for thanksgiving. right now the models are saying it is going to stick off shore and rotate down the coast and bring rain to southern
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california. you see the clouds. a lot of clouds pushed in over the hours. tonight look for coastal low clouds. or patchy valley fog and frost. these are the highs today. highs tomorrow, a slight bit warmer than those. temperatures tomorrow more in the mid-60s. low 60s. tonight will be clear and cool. not as cold as last night but frost. mid-30s in the coldest spots around the bay area. spare the air day -- spare the air night. starts at midnight and through midnight tomorrow. 39 in santa rosa. 42 vallejo over night. rain, cold. that time of year. tough traveling. it is time of year. valley fog could be a hassle. november has been dry. rain here. which was good.
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and here is our opportunity for thanksgiving. really the opportunity looks like it will go down the coast. it is a ways out. right now it will hang off shore and bring clouds, maybe wet weather but nothing significant. that means for the mountains either. 65 in vara tomorrow. -- santa clara tomorrow. 62 pacifica. no fog along the coast. nice day. the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view cold start next couple morning. clouds ticken up wednesday. -- thicken up wednesday. thursday a chance for a shower. at 10:00 p.m. i will make it clouds instead of rain. >> thank you. twitter is beefing up technology for an extra layer of security against hackers.
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they have implemented a new program. it makes it more difficult for anyone to access users information. this comes after google and yahoo stepped up encryption of data. the cal bears in hawaii. how they did against the razorbacks from arkansas. >> and what we are working on for bay area news at 7:00 on tv what we are working on for bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >> a mother is looking for answers after a accident. the boy is hospitalized after being struck by a car. his memory is hazy. the thing his mother wants the driver to know. tonight on join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36.
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following breaking news right now out of oakland. police arestanding to reports of several -- are responding to reports of several people shot. we don't know the condition of any of the victims or any information about a suspect. we have a crew on the way to the scene and we will bring you more information on the 10:00 p.m. news. mark is here now to tell us
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about the cal basketball players getting sun in hawaii. >> tough duty. they are doing their best to pick up for the slack of the football team. they are not over there just sunning. they are taking care of business. they played earlier today. 13-4 run to start the second half against arkansas. can we see that again? the perfect one hand. looking good. cobs had 15 points. assisting again. this time to david who will go with the two hand slam. 19 points and 15 rebounds. cal wins 85-77. >> as for the pro basketball team the warriors off to a great start but things shaky lately. they lost their third straight and now they will lose bogan for a game. dust up with the trail blazers
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saturday night. he will be suspended for one game. things get out of control. wim-ups also suspected. -- williams also suspended. the raiders, getting used to it. blows leads when they had a chance to win. it happened again. yesterday they could be in the driver's seat for a playoff spot. however tennessee driving 18 yards. raiders lose, woodson, you can't let this happen. >> you know, we have opportunities to get off the field and we didn't do it. we got to get off the field on 3 3rd down situations. especially late in the game. clock is running out. we got to hold them to a field goal if anything and tie the game and go into over time and we weren't able to do it. >> there is football game going on in washington, d.c. the
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49ers leading washington 10-0. early in the game. >> good deal. >> highlights at 10:00 p.m. our investigation uncurved the rise in toll -- uncovered the rise in toll violations. why efforts to stop it is at a stand still, tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> we are always here for you on, facebook and twitter. thank you so much for joining us. hope you have a great night everyone. >> good night.
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[ both laughing ] right? yeah. hey, mom... listen to this card dad got for grandpa jay. "hip-hip-hip-hooray!" [ chuckles ] "save the extra hip. you'll need it someday." [ both laugh ] 'cause he's old! mm. you're not giving him that. even if he drinks his other gift first? nope. ladies... do you remember exactly one year ago today when you did not have a gift for your grandfather and it killed him just a little, so i suggested you start interviewing all the members of the family for a video tribute? well, check it and burn -- we totally did that. alex: almost. we just need to finish the editing. and you should talk. you haven't even started on your gift yet. [ doorbell rings ] that's because i changed mine. i thought of a better idea yesterday.


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