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takes the next step in the impeachment process. plus, combating the homeless crisis. the plan just announced by the mayor. a fire station closes in union city. the big concern about the station going dark. the news at noon starts now. this is ktvu fox 2 news at noon. >> a big storm headed to the bay area expected to arrive later tonight with strong winds. it is expected to be a cold storm. we could see some snow on mountain peaks including mt. hamilton and mt. st. helena. meteorologist mark tamayo will be joining us in about 15 minutes to talk about the storm. the house has competed its role in the impeachment process.
they voted to send the articles of impeachment to the senate . >> greg lee is in the newsroom with the latest developments. greg. >> reporter: good afternoon. the house voted to impeach president trump on december 18th. now, nearly a month later they will deliver the articles of impeachment to the senate . it will pit his defense team against these seven managers and this is the third trial in history. >> the yeas are 228. the resolution is adopted >> reporter: the house voted to send the articles of impeachment against president trump to the senate, approving the house managers. the seven democrats will argue for his removal in the third senate impeachment trial in history. >> we invited for interference into our elections.
>> heat jeopardize national security. he did this for his personal political gain. the only emergency here is that there is a 2020 election in which the democrats can't stand to see this present is going to with again. >> reporter: this morning, house speaker nancy pelosi revealed the managers led by adam schiff. the list also includes zoe lofgren, the only member to play a role in all three modern impeachment inquiries. >> it is making the strongest possible case to defend the constitution, to seek the truth for the american people >> reporter: this comes as democrats released new information from an associate of jody mack including tech's and a handwritten note stating get zelensky to announce the biden case will be investigated. >> none of the things change the basic facts. >> reporter: the focus now if
witnesses will be included. >> we'll be dealing with that at the appropriate time. i think it is certainly appropriate to point out that both sides would want to call witnesses that they want to hear from. >> mitch mcconnell makes the first trial without witnesses, it will be exposed for what it is. >> reporter: president trump responded to the announcement as he signed the first phase of a trade deal with china. >> it is not going to matter. i would rather have you voting been sitting here listening to me introduce you. okay? there is a hoax going on over there. let's take care of it >> reporter: a quick rundown. at 2:00 our time, the managers will walk across the rotunda to present the articles of impeachment to the secretary of the senate . it's likely john roberts will swear in senators tomorrow. senator mcconnell says the actual trial set to begin on tuesday. greg lee, ktvu fox 2 news. >> thank you. the mayor announced the next phase of her goal of
adding 1000 shelter beds by the end of the year. she says the mayor is going to lease a building right near market for a 200 bed navigation center. another goal is to create another 2000 support of units and behavioral health beds over the next two years. >> today, i am announcing a new opportunity which i am super duper excited about. 33 goss street, we will provide 200 new navigation center beds which will take us over the goal. this is incredible. >> san francisco currently has seven navigation centers. 8000 people are estimated to be homeless in the city. losses are dropping up homeless people at the end of the night. according to the chronicle, the extended service from the peninsula is resulting in groups of people wandering off the bus at the end of the line around 2:00 in the morning. they provide homeless
organizations with free tokens for those in need. officials say the airport also gives out tokens to 20 to 25 homeless people one night. half of which are sam trans tokens. one day after deputies removed a group of people who were occupying a home in oakland, the mayor is questioning the tactics used by deputies. the mother say their fight isn't over. >> reporter: a fence is no up surrounding the home in west oakland. everything inside, removed wednesday and sitting on the curb. less than 24 hours ago, the people behind moms 4 housing gathered. these pictures were retweeted by the moms 4 housing twitter page after they called for people to come back out even after they had been removed. deputies came early tuesday. some dressed in military style fatigues and used a battering ram to get them. a photo shows an effort to
barricade the entrance with a two by four. four people were arrested, three inside of the home, and one person outside. no children were inside at the time. a crowded area supporters were already out there when deputies arrived. the moms were released yesterday afternoon. the tactics work criticized by the mayor of oakland. >> he put us here. you want to put us in a basement you want to take our voice. all you did was make this fight stronger in us. >> it seems heavy-handed to show up in military outfits with guns and to use a battering ram. >> reporter: all of this started in november when two mothers took over the home to raise awareness about housing and homelessness. the house is owned by wedgewood properties which owns other homes in the area. judge ruling the women had to be out by wendy. the sheriff's department said
they didn't know what to expect but they're glad nobody was hurt. >> this is a very difficult situation to have to balance all of the social issues around this. a very sensitive issue with the moms 4 housing group . it turned out the best it could turn out. that is because there were no injuries. >> reporter: the apa is reporting that the sheriff's office may ask wedgewood properties to foot the bill after spending tens of thousands of dollars related to the evictions. a spokesperson for wedgewood said they weren't aware of that statement. their work is mostly done with deputies. in somebody's cut trespassing, it will be up to oakland police to remove that. struck a fire facing in union city claimed today. they could not justify keeping it open. frank mallicoat has the story. >> reporter: at 8:30 this morning, the trucks rolled out for a final time, shutting the
doors on fire station number 30 here in union city. the problem was. economics. the station was averaging less than two calls a day. the city felt they could use those resources elsewhere at a price tag of $3.2 million. today, they shut the station down. >> engine 30, out of surface. >> reporter: that was the final message over the radio this morning. the closing of station 30 means union city will have only three firehouses now, a reduction of 25%. that captain has spent 15 years at station 30. as he packed up this morning, he said it is a sad day for everybody involved. >> it is a tough morning. the biggest worry for all the firefighters is the citizens of union city. >> especially on the south side of the city. >> yes. there is only going to be one unit on the side of the freeway. it limits response times. >> what is happening today is a
dangerous decision. they are putting politics first over the public safety. this station is going to close at 8:00 this morning. after that, the citizens and union city are at significant risk for this was the mayor's response, changes are being made citywide. not just with the fire department. the reality is that fire station 30 was underutilized at a high cost to residents. we are confident that we made a decision that was in the best interest of the community. even though firefighters were packing up their belongings this morning, they were still on call and did have to respond to a cardiac arrest at 7:30 this morning. all the trucks, all the equipment will go to firehouses in union city and alameda county. it is important to know the firefighters that lived and worked here at station 30 will still be employed.
they will be absorbed by the alameda county firefighters. that's the latest, i'm frank mallicoat, ktvu fox 2 news. a security guard taking a young girl from an alleged sexual predator. >> are you okay? she just gave me a blank stare and said no. >> we'll have the latest on the investigation including how the girl knew the man that tried to sexually assault her. texans with iran on the rise again. i'm trey yingst in jerusalem. i have the details coming up. a cold start this morning. it is still dry. clouds marching into the area. we'll talk more about heavy downpours headed our way. america isn't just sick of donald trump,
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final debate before the iowa caucuses. they appeared on states last night. >> right now, what i feel very much is we have a president who is lying again. he could drag us into a war that is even worse than the war in iraq. >> 20 years of mistakes by the american government in the middle east. a failure of mistakes. the real question is, judgment. >> joe biden said it was a mistake that as senator he voted to authorize the iraq war while others wanted to withdraw from the region. other issues included the lack of diversity amongst the candidates and which person can defeat president trump in november. >> look at the men on the stage. collectively, they have lost 10 elections. the only people who have won every election they have been in our the women amy and me.
>> amy klobuchar talked about her record as a candidate. >> iran is issuing a new warning over the possible collapse of the multilateral nuclear deal and the killing of general soleimani. as trey yingst reports, troops could be in danger. >> reporter: tensions with iran art escalating again. iran's president says soldiers may be in danger. it is the first time he is threatened europe directly. this comes as iran intensifies its war of worlds with the trump administration. >> the united states needs to think again about our region. they are making mistakes.
>> two things that of said things are isis and president trump. >> reporter: president trump isn't wavering, pointing to protests as proof his strategy is working and he is repeating his claim that soleimani was planning on attacking four u.s. embassies. taking him out made the world safer. >> he was the king of roadside bombs. great percentages of people don't have legs right now and arms because of this [ bleep ]. >> reporter: democrats still questioning the intelligence that led up to the attack and demanded answers about how he plans to avoid an all-out war with iran. >> the ministration must put together a comprehensive strategy:accounts for potential threats to the homeland from iranian actors. >> iran says a plans to file a lawsuit against the u.s., calling the killing of soleimani a terrorist act trey yingst, ktvu fox 2 news.
there is a storm brewing in the pacific and it is headed our way. mark, what are we 16 hours away? >> that will be approaching the bay area. less than a day for the rainfall rates. today, we are waiting for things after a chilly start. we had some 30s and 40s. here's a live camera looking at the golden gate bridge here. you can see the hills turning color. shade of green all because we have the recent rainfall. another camera for you. looking at mount diablo. lots a cloud cover this afternoon. there is a chance of a few sprinkles or a few light showers as we head towards your thursday -- excuse me, wednesday evening. rainfall expectation, about a half an inch all the way to 2 inches for the coastal winds. winds 30 to 40 miles per hour. we should talk about the rainfall. it is a broad range but most
area will get between a half an inch and maybe 1.25 inches. the coastal hills picking up the most. the sierra, this will be a major snow reducer. a winter storm warning goes into effect tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. snowfall could easily be topping a foot, maybe upwards of 2 feet. some areas could be approaching 30 inches. this will impact travel over the summit for both 50 and 80 as we head towards thursday. here is the satellite. we have some patchy, dense fog. that's being replaced with cloud cover. we are tracking rain to the north. that's right around eureka and mendocino. we'll check on the current numbers. slow to recover. it is 12:00 and we still have lower 40s for santa rosa and napa. a few areas in the 50s towards walnut creek and oakland and san jose checking in in the
upper 40s. here's the next system. this front up in the pacific, it's a cold pattern. temperatures tomorrow only in the lower 50s. today, we thicken up the cloud cover. later on this evening, we bring in the chance of a few scattered showers. only a chance. the main action, rainfall returns thursday morning. the possibility of some thunderstorms with the commute. tomorrow morning, a big challenge. here's the forecast model showing you this. today as we head towards tonight, the chance of a few scattered showers. here is that front. this is 8:00 tomorrow morning. this is 11:00. it is kind of focused in the southern half of the region. by thursday, 4:00 we have some clouds. the possibility of some scattered showers that could lead to a few thunderstorms. as we head towards friday, definitely clouds paying us a visit it does look like a break in the friday forecast. temperatures this afternoon, only low to mid 50s. increasing clouds. your fourth day forecast, there
is the rain cloud forecast. scattered clouds by friday. a slight chance of a shower on saturday. looking pretty good as we head towards sunday. >> thanks, mark. still to come at noon, the president has signed a trade deal with china. up next, what the deal includes and how it is designed to ease tensions between the two countries. i'm tom steyer and i approve this message.
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president trump signed a trade agreement with china that is expected to boost exports from u.s. farmers and manufacturers in each tensions. it is intended to reduce some sanctions on china while beijing would step up purchases of farm products and goods. in a letter to president trump, xi jinping said concluding the first phase of the trade deal was good for china, the u.s., and the entire world. >> keeping these two giant and
powerful nations together in harmony is so important for the world. not only for us but the whole world. the world is watching today. it is a great honor to be involved. >> the president also said that he would visit china in the not too distant future. news of the agreement pushing stocks up on this wednesday afternoon. if the gains hold, the dow jones would close above 29,000 points for the first time. healthcare stocks are leading the gains. happening today, a planning commission will design if a project should move forward. there is a plan to convert a vacant building into a 105 hotel off of interstate 680 near the jaclyn road exit. neighbors are concerned about safety, traffic, and construction noise. they say the project will blocked their view of the calaveras hills. construction plans call for the hotel to only be 10 feet higher than a clocktower that is currently next to the building.
he claims studies show traffic will be reduced. neighbors say that is not good enough it started a petition to try to block the project. >> i am upset. it's, like, i hate to say not my backyard but i'm sorry, not in my backyard. >> people have fears of things they don't know. the unknown. we feel it is a benefit to the city. >> this development is expected to bring in $600,000 a year in revenue. the mayor says there's a great need for more hotel rooms within the area because of the tech boom. the city council approved the first step of an expansion to the airport. they are asking for approval to revamp the master plan. the airport wants to add a new terminal was six additional gates, two parking garages with 11,000 spaces, and a hotel at the airport since 2013, the passenger traffic has increased by close to 80%.
the city council gave luminary approval to that expansion plan. a final vote is expected in march. thieves ransack a home. what we are learning about this crime and the connection it has to a violent home invasion robbery in san francisco an hour later. a big storm about to make its way into the bay area. a look at the new system in san jose that will help with weather forecasting. at at&t we believe in access. the opportunity for everyone to explore a digital world. connecting with the things that matter most. and because nothing keeps us more connected than the internet.
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adam schiff and zoe lofgren. the san francisco mayor announced the next phase of her goal of adding 1000 shelter beds by the end of the year. she says the city is going to lease a building for navigation center. another goal she said today, create another 2000 supportive units and behavior health beds over the next two years. a big storm is knocking on our door in the bay area we are giving alive look at the golden gate that storm is expected to arrive tomorrow morning was strong wind, a lot of rain, and expected to be a cold storm. there is that possibility we could see some snow on some of the mountain peaks including mt. hamilton. ktvu mark tamayo will join us in a few minutes. just in time for that system tonight, forecasters are getting added technology to stay a step ahead of changing conditions.
>> one, two, three. >> this morning, valley water and state officials in san jose unveiled the new system. the new system allows for higher resolution of storms as they move ashore. the new x-band is closer to the ground and provides better forecasting data. >> by improving the data, it really helps water managers, reservoir operators, wastewater plant managers, and flood an emergency responders to make crucial operational decisions during extreme weather events. >> these are the systems that are tracking the precipitation, the rainfall, in the sky and measuring how much is actually hitting the ground. >> a $20 million grant is funding the new system. three additional x-band
installations are planned for later this year. a 70-year-old man is charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he was hired to drive around. andre senior talk to a security guard who says they cut the suspect in the act and held no gunpoint until police arrived. >> the allegations against this man are both shocking and disturbing. the 70-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year- old girl he was in charge of keeping safe. >> i came in like i usually do. >> reporter: monday afternoon would turn out to be anything but normal. >> i like to keep an eye on the back area lot. >> reporter: in a back lot of the shopping center of capital expressway in san jose, there are signs that advise drivers parking is for customers only. he sat in the car filling up paperwork when he noticed another car pull in and park.
>> i'm going in. i walked over to the vehicle like i usually do. i noticed him in the back with a minor. >> reporter: gomez jumped into action. the child seem to be in shock. >> i asked what her age was. she stated to me, i'm 13. i said are you okay? she gave me a blank stare and said no. >> reporter: on the job for just three months, discard decided to take another bold move to make sure the man did not get a. >> i drew my weapon and had the guy get out of the car i had to act quick. i didn't know if he had any weapons or if she was in danger at that point. i had no idea. it was very bad english. so, not too much. he told me it was his friend. >> reporter: police say that the man has a relationship with the victim's family. he apparently transports children for other families as well and it previously dropped off other children before the assault took place. gomez says this troubles him.
>> it is not okay. >> reporter: the 25-year-old who wants a career in law enforcement shows us the handcuffs used to restrain the man until police arrived and took him to jail. >> i was just doing my job. >> reporter: the suspect faces several charges including kidnapping and false imprisonment. sand hill police believe there may be other victims that may come in contact with him. they are asking them to contact them if they have any information. ktvu fox 2 news. police in san francisco and san leandro are working together to capture attackers who they say carried out two armed robberies. five people wearing masks, breaking into a home on marjorie. ktvu has learned the group then rubbed a man later. security video in that victim's home showed the attackers wearing similar clothing.
they costed a man in his garage, at his house in the crocker amazon neighborhood. >> we immediately noticed that the suspects were the same that emitted the crime on marjorie avenue. >> the robber pistol whipped the victim installed cash. some were arrested but others have not been located. jury selection is scheduled today in the man charged with killing a young woman and seriously injuring her sister at a bart station in oakland. a judge ruled john lee cowell's trial will remain healed in oakland. the defense attorney argued cowell would not get a fair trial in the city. the judge disagreed. cowell is pleading guilty to killing nia wilson and seriously injuring her sister in 2018. officials in placerville continue to investigate the death of an 11-year-old boy. his biological mother is
speaking out as she prepares to travel to california to find out what exactly to her son. >> i don't know what happened to him. i don't know if you was in pain. i don't know if he was missing me. >> reporter: she says roman's father had primary placement and she didn't know that they recently moved to california until her friends on article online about her sons death. >> it was my mom and my sister and a family friend. they sat me down and my mom, she said, it is roman. and i wasn't able to even look at the article until today. and i didn't even read it in full. my family read it to me. >> reporter: lopez says roman was live in wisconsin. he parmalee lived in with his
father. the last time she saw her son was two to three years ago after they moved to michigan and then to pennsylvania. >> he was a smart, silly, goofy little boy. he loved trains and cars. he loved being in the water. he could swim better than i could. >> reporter: lopez says she cannot reach the family in california and called police for information. >> they said they couldn't tell me anything either. they are just investigating it. why didn't anybody let me know. people in that town didn't even know i was his mother. like, there are so many things that are wrong with the situation and don't add up and don't make sense. >> reporter: now she plans to come to placerville to get answers. >> there are so many different stories and i don't know what the truth is. i want to know. i want to know what happened to my son. i want to know what his final moments were. why he was where he was. if anybody knows anything, any little thing will help. i just
want to know what happened to my son. >> reporter: firefighters in san francisco spent the night putting out a fire at a recycling center. the fire started before 4:00 yesterday afternoon at the blue line transfer center on oyster point. a large pile of trash was burned but experts say that type of fire can be hard to put out. they soak the trash with water for hours. airbnb could start using official intelligence to start cracking down on party houses. they acquired a company that provides background checks. they can search engines, blogs, and other information available to determine if a client would likely violate company policies. president trump is joining the federal government's battle with apple. attacking the company yesterday
for not helping unlucky phone from the pensacola shooting suspect. the fun is password- protected and agents believe it could help in the case. the president twitting that apple needs to step up to the plate william barr has also complained that apple isn't doing enough to help. david has more. >> apple has not given any substance in assistance. >> reporter: william barr calling out the tech giant for not helping investigators unlock two iphones owned by the man who shot and killed three soldiers last month. authorities say the shooter to gone and shot one of the iphones, hoping to destroy evidence. forensics put the phones back together but cannot open them without a password. >> it is critical that the public be able to get access to digital evidence. >> reporter: the doj has a court order and while apple has provided cloud services to the shooter's account, encryption
blocks direct access to the phone. apple is firing back your quote, we reject the characterization that apple has not provided assistance in the investigation. our responses to their many requests since the attack,been timely, thorough, and our ongoing. in 2015, the doj and apple faced off in a similar battle over another shooter. a vendor opened the phone after apple refuse. in response, apple then upped its encryption security procedures. apple has a new ad campaign, touting its strong protection. >> apple is holding strong to its principles. >> reporter: one official tells fox news it is unclear if apple can even unlock these phones. the company is not commenting on that allegation. david spot, fox news.
they rallied at the state capital this morning ahead of a hearing on the sex and transparency bill. the books used in the curriculum are too graphic according to some and have illustrations that are inappropriate for children. >> it is important that parents have a greater awareness of what the curriculum is. transparency is very important. in is also important that you try to have the contacts and decide if you should have the younger children who are vulnerable exposed to the material. >> if the bill make its to the governors desk and signed, it would require school districts to put the curriculum online for parents to review. struck parents are demanding answers after jet fuel fell from the sky and land on their children. up next, why that airplane dumped the fuel before landing at l.a.x. and whether clouds marching into the area. we are tracking the ring call,
it was 11 years ago today that i pilot from danville landed an airliner on the hudson river. flight 1549 was leaving laguardia when aided had a flock of geese. they safely landed that plane on the river and saved the lives of the 155 passengers and crew on board. some scary moments for students and teachers down in southern california. >> an airplane drop jet fuel onto a playground. we have more on that story. >> reporter: fear and confusion at elementary school in california after a plane dumped fuel over parts of los angeles county. >> we got rags and we blocked the bottom of the door so the
smell would get it. a flight spray jet fuel, causing minor skin and lung irritation to dozens of people. emergency crews responded to the scene and officials say the injuries were minor and nobody was taken to the hospital. >> the students were taken out of the school and treated as necessary. prior them to returning tomorrow, the school will be cleaned up fully on the outside and the inside >> reporter: shortly after takeoff, the airline experienced an engine issue, forcing an emergency return to the airport. the aircraft eventually landed safely but not before dumping the jet fuel across a playground and other surrounding areas. the faa does allow an aircraft to dump fuel but not over populated areas. 's statement released tuesday says quote, there are special dumping procedures for aircraft operating into and out of any major u.s. airport.
a delta spokesperson tells fox news the fuel release is actually required as part of standard procedure to reach a safe landing wait. daffy as investigating. alameda county is increasing disaster readiness. they have two trailers that will sent to disaster areas take care for animals and help reunite them with owners. the trailers are equipped with 130 crates for dogs and cats and supplies. >> equipped with everything we would need to set up temporary animal housing generators, tents . >> they supply us with microchips, microchip readers, everything. >> the trailers cost $22,000 and are provided by the american kennel club. marcus take a look outside.
those clouds are starting to come in. still a ways away from the rain. >> we still get a chance to get outside and do outdoor activities, go for a hike or bike) there is still a chance of a shower this afternoon into the evening hours, especially in the north bay. here's a live look out at san francisco. we are looking okay as we head into wednesday afternoon. a very cold start this morning. there is the san jose airport a very popular spot as we head toward sunday. the weather is looking okay as we head toward sunday. now, rainfall expectation, about a half an inch to over an inch in the coastal hills. approaching two inches in some areas. we really boost the rainfall rates tomorrow morning. still could be studied by this time tomorrow afternoon.
gradually backing up throughout the afternoon. it is one of those deals, if the rainfall backs off, we might have a break and then i thunderstorm could develop and that we could get a heavier downpour for short period. rainfall expectations, the south bay, inland valleys, maybe just over half an inch of rain. san francisco could be approaching and an. northbay, over an inch the coastal hills approaching 2 inches. the bulk of the rainfall will be for the first half of thursday. here some clouds, if you showers. that is right around eureka, cape mendocino. there is enough moisture that we do have to bring in the chance of a sprinkler light shower later on, especially late this afternoon and evening. the real stormy weather moves in tomorrow. as far as current numbers, a cold start this morning. slow recovery this afternoon santa rosa right now, 43. oakland, 53 degrees. and san jose, upper 40s, 49. here is that front we are tracking. the overall flow here is the
speckled cloud cover. that is a sure sign of cool air that will filter in over the next day or so. today, we continue to thicken up the cloud cover. the main frontal passage will be tomorrow. rainfall returns. the possibility of thunderstorms. we could have snow levels in the bay area down to 3000 feet. maybe a few inches of snow towards mount diablo, mt. st. helena, mt. hamilton, and the santa cruz mountains as well. the sierra picks up the real snowplow. snowfall could be around 15 to 30 inches. here's the forecast model for later today. lots of cloud cover. maybe a sprinkler light shower. then we take this into thursday morning. this is the thursday morning commute. it will be challenging. some downpours, gusty winds. the possibility of thunderstorms. this is 11:00 thursday. then we will have more breaks in the action throughout the day. still throughout the day, we
have to hold onto the possibility of a thunderstorm. as we take this into your friday, it looks like a break day which is some clouds paying us a visit as we wrap up the workweek. forecasted highs this afternoon, only low to mid 50s. a look ahead, we have that rain cloud for tomorrow. especially tomorrow morning. alanna had free thursday morning commute. scattered clouds by friday. the model is backing up on shower chances by saturday. still a slight chance. partly sunny skies. we are looking great as we had toward sunday. >> thank you. we know who was the greatest appeared champion of all time. >> did he come up with the answer? he did not. your wager, $44,000. ken jennings! you are the champion. >> there you have it. the first ever of greatest of all-time tournament. jennings has earned $4.4 million including last night's
grand prize of $1 million. the tournament turned sentimental, especially given that alex trebek is battling pancreatic cancer. all three contestants supported him. we know who is going to be inducted into the rock 'n roll hall of fame. >> [ music ] >> whitney houston is among six inductees. the others include the doobie brothers, victorious biaggi, depeche mode, nine inch nails, and t rex. the induction ceremony as may 2nd in cleveland and it will be broadcast 11 hbm. taking time off. the inspiring message from some members of the san francisco 49ers.
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a cyber security company offering free protection services to political campaigns. >> we'll speak with the head of the company and which campaigns they have sworn to protect. that is today. take a look at the market right now. the china trade agreement on the minds of many investors. trying to do what it is never done before, that's actually close above the 29,000 mark. apparently it is up about 27 points. not a lot of movement between the nasdaq and the s&p 500. the vegas golden knights announcing they fired their coach. gerard collette was fired after a loss last night to buffalo. peter deboer was named head coach.
he made it to the stanley cup finals with the sharks. he was fired about a month ago after winning just 15 of the first 33 games. the 49ers returned to the practice field today. some of them did take a break from getting ready for the big game to help students. maureen naylor reports. >> reporter: all across the south bay, you will find 49ers fever. including at san antonio elementary school in san jose where several players spent time talking with these five and 6-year-olds about the importance of reading. >> i just love promoting educational systems. to be able to be a part of this community is just awesome. >> reporter: the athletes read stories to about 30 kindergartners and talked about dreams. >> what about being a doctor? >> there is actually a literacy
crisis in the country. only 36% of students are reading at grade level by the end of third grade. >> reporter: this comes a few days before one of the biggest games in their careers, the nfc championship. the starting center said he was the same age when he first dreamed of going to the super bowl. >> something you dream about. imagining. what you want to dream about? we all felt that same way. now to be in this moment is really exciting. >> reporter: the players aren't the only ones excited. >> it has to be a little flashy. >> reporter: we met this sunnyvale father. he paid about $400 for 2 tickets to sunday's game and plans to take his 11-year-old daughter. >> she is a huge fan. she has his number. she is super excited. 's just awesome.
>> reporter: this woman isn't just proud of how far the team has come since last year, she is also proud of the head coach who she went to school with. >> i went to high school with kia. it is fun seeing him succeed. >> reporter: the players will hope these students succeed as well. they will have a lot more eyeballs on them come sunday. the 49ers announced the game is sold out and say they are on pace to beat their attendance record set last week. in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu fox 2 news. >> you can watch the nfc championship game right here on ktvu fox 2 news. kickoff is set for 3:40 sunday afternoon. the oldest national park ranger is back on the job enrichment. he is 98 years old. five months ago he had a stroke which led time away from the job. yesterday, she posted on facebook that she will be returning to work for a couple hours a day. in addition to her park ranger
work, she has also written a memoir and appeared in a documentary about her life. >> we'll see again at four. dr. oz starts now. >> was this baby kamiyah snatched from a florida hospital? announcer: robin roberts joins us with this shocking true story from real life to the small screen. >> that is my baby! >> i am your mother, kamiyah. announcer: plus -- >> give that a little topping here. >> what are you doing? dr. oz: you don't need to make it. >> a dish crew challenge. microwaving hacks for easy meals in minutes. >> the first time i saw this trick, i thought it was magic. announcer: coming up next. dr. oz: are you ready for season 11? [cheering] ♪ cheers and applause] ♪ dr. oz: good morning,