October 14, 2019

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Report: These jobs are dying fast, lost to automation

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If you’re a motion picture projectionist in California your days on the job are likely numbered, soon to be gobbled up by automation.A new report using Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranks the job as the state’s fastest declining occupation, falling 90% between 2009 and 2018 to 160 employees in 2018 compared with 1,530 in 2009. That’s 1,370 jobs lost, and the automation probability for that position is 97%, according to the study from Commercial Cafe.Automation is eroding or seriously threatening an increasing number of jobs throughout the nation. In the case of motion picture projectionists, the dichotomy is clear. The job for years involved winding film onto reels that were loaded onto projectors. The projectionist also spliced pieces of film with ads and movie trailers that would be shown along with the movie.
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California pays price as De La Salle’s prep for SoCal powers rises

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CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device CONCORD — If there was any question about the widening gap between De La Salle and other top teams in the East Bay, the game Friday night against California should squelch the talk. California is having a good season. The Grizzlies brought an undefeated record to Concord, highlighted by a dramatic victory over Clayton Valley Charter a week earlier. But against De La Salle, they had no chance. The Spartans won 70-7 in a game that had a running clock the entire second half and DLS inserted backups in the second quarter. “Tried to keep it down,” said De La Salle coach Justin Alumbaugh, whose team improved to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in the East Bay Athletic League’s Mountain Division. “It’s just we run more stuff.”
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SJ homeowner believes she was targeted by brazen burglars

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- A brazen home burglary in San Jose's Berryessa neighborhood was caught on a Ring doorbell camera. The San Jose Police Department confirmed its officers responded to a burglary call at a home along Crater Lane on Oct. 2. SJPD said officers responded, conducted an investigation and filed a burglary report. However, no suspects have been identified or arrested. Video shows two men running toward the front door of the home, ultimately kicking the door open. One man was wearing a mask, the other had on a hooded sweatshirt. The scene played out in the palm of the homeowner's hand, through her Ring App. She asked not to be identified but explained the crooks got away with her safe. She said the safe held all her jewelry and sensitive documents belonging to her and her two kids.
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Football: Branham leans on passing attack to defeat Willow Glen

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SAN JOSE – Branham did not enter Friday’s game at Willow Glen with the intent of putting the ball in the air to a great extent. After all, the Bruins were averaging 245 rushing yards per game this season before this game between undefeated teams. But when Branham quarterback Nick Bandanza completed three of his first four passes, including a screen pass for a 44-yard touchdown to Cameron Rynhard, it opened up many possibilities for the Bruins. “Our bread and butter is to run, but when the time came, I had to step up,” Bandanza said. Bandanza ended up throwing a high school career-high five touchdown passes, completing 15 of his 23 attempts for 251 yards with no interceptions. The Bruins raced out to a 14-0 lead and never trailed in a 42-27 win over the Rams. “Our wide receivers did great jobs getting open, winning one-on-one battles,” Bandanza said. “All of our offensive linemen, wide receivers, running backs, we are all really good at adjusting.”
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San Jose girl arrested after allegedly threatening peer with gun

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SAN JOSE – Authorities arrested a 16-year-old San Jose high school student after she allegedly brandished a handgun and threatened a male student off campus Wednesday.The incident was reported to San Jose police about 1:45 p.m. Thursday, according to Sgt. Enrique Garcia.Garcia said patrol officers went to the school, placed it on lockdown and arrested the girl. A search of her vehicle, which was parked in the school lot, reportedly turned up a loaded handgun.The girl, who was not identified because she is a minor, was booked into Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall on charges of stalking, assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats.In a statement, the Campbell Union High School District said it is working with police as they continue their investigation.“We know that events like this are deeply concerning for students, staff and families,” the statement read in part. “Student safety is always our top priority. District administration shared information as soon as it was made available from police.”
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Monte Vista edges Foothill thanks to Oliphant’s eye-catching returns

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CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing the slideshow on a mobile device. DANVILLE — There were two college coaches standing on the Monte Vista sideline Friday night, and you surely didn’t have to ask them which player caught their eyes. Jacob Oliphant returned a kickoff 85 yards and punt 72 yards, both for touchdowns, and that was the difference in Monte Vista’s hard-fought 35-29 win over a very under-rated Foothill squad. To be sure, Oliphant wasn’t a one-man show for the Mustangs, who are 5-2 and ranked eighth in the Bay Area Preps HQ Top 25. Quarterback Jack Stewardson threw three touchdown passes during a 6:17 stretch of the second quarter, one each to Nate Rutchena, Connor Shay and Nah Rivas that quickly erased a 10-0 Foothill advantage. But Oliphant took over after that, and it was a good thing he did for Monte Vista. His 85-yard punt return came right after Foothill closed the gap to 21-16 on a 22-yard pass from quarterback Bryce Lombardi to Peter Montini with 37 seconds left in the half.
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Football: Newell runs for 224 yards, 4 TDs as Las Lomas stays unbeaten

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WALNUT CREEK — If attempting to stop Las Lomas star Isaiah Newell wasn’t difficult enough, the Acalanes defense also had to worry about another large, fast-moving force in Eljah Lash Friday night.The Newell-Lash combination proved too much as the No. 12 ranked Knights stayed unbeaten with a physical 42-21 win over the visiting Dons. Las Lomas improved to 7-0 and 2-0 in the Diablo Athletic League-Foothill Division, while Acalanes fell to 5-2, 0-1.Newell, an Oregon State commit, ran for a 224 yards and four touchdowns, and Lash, also a force at linebacker, was commanding on call, running for 82 yards and two touchdowns. Both players are listed at 6-foot-3, but Lash is 15 pounds heavier at 230.“Just a team effort. It was an all-around team effort,” Lash said with family and friends nearby after the game. “It wasn’t just me, it wasn’t just No. 5 (Newell). Everybody thinks it’s just us on the field. It’s the whole team. We play together.”
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Best places to view the Blue Angels according to locals

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Fleet week kicked into high gear in San Francisco and the festivities continue throughout the weekend. So where are the best places to take in all the action? For 10-years, Sandi and Dan Ordonez have been scoping out the best places to view the airshow in San Francisco. "Patriotic, just the way they fly together and come in. I love the Blue Angels," said Sandi Ordonez. On one side we've got Sandi and Dan Ordonez. "You got the lawn, got restrooms, good food, the best view, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, the whole Bay here and you can see everything. We saw the ships coming all the way down," said Dan Ordonez. Ordonez spot is on the Aquatic Park Lawn. On the other side Andre Winiarski. They believe they have one of the best views in town. "You can really see 180 degrees of the city. You can see Coit tower-- obviously beautiful water view, you have Treasure Island and at night the Bay Bridge lights up so you can see the Bay Bridge."
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San Jose: Driver dies after crashing into light pole

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A driver died after clipping a bicyclist and hitting a tree and a light pole on Monterey Road, near Fehren Drive, in South San Jose on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, according to police.SAN JOSE – A driver died early Friday morning after he clipped a bicyclist and crashed into a tree and a light pole, authorities said.Officers were called just after 7 a.m. to the intersection of Monterey Road and Fehren Drive for a report of a major-injury collision, according to San Jose police Sgt. Enrique Garcia.Garcia said a preliminary investigation revealed a man was driving a 1999 Toyota Camry southbound on Monterey Road when he clipped a bicyclist crossing Fehren Drive.The Toyota continued along the curb, hit a tree and spun into a light pole, according to Garcia. The driver was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
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PG&E says power restored to 99 percent of Bay Area

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Lights are on once again for almost all PG&E customers impacted by planned power outages in the Bay Area. PG&E announced Friday night that they have restored 99 percent of the Bay Area customers impacted by the outage-- 97 percent of customers have been restored systemwide. The utility said approximately 21,000 customers remain without power due to the PSPS. Weather conditions have reportedly improved and an "all clear" decision was extended to 34 of 35 counties impacted, except Kern County, where a third phase of PSPS was implemented late Thursday morning impacting about 4,000 customers. Early Friday, PG&E declared a weather "all clear" in Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties. At its peak, the shutoffs impacted 737,000 customers statewide. A Northern California man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after PG&E shut off power in his area. An Autopsy has revealed that the cause of his death was not from the outages.
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Fast-moving fire drives thousands from Southern California homes

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LOS ANGELES (AP/KTLA) — An aggressive wildfire in Southern California seared its way through dry vegetation Friday and spread quickly, destroying more than a dozen homes as tens of thousands of residents were ordered to get out of its way, authorities said.The blaze broke out Thursday evening in the San Fernando Valley and spread westward, burning its way into hilly subdivisions on the northern edge of Los Angeles as terrified residents grabbed what they could and ran. One man went into cardiac arrest and died, authorities said.Those who left included Edwin Bernard, who said he never saw the flames arrive so quickly or come so close to his home as this time.He watched as the fire swept down a hillside, sizzling through dry grass and igniting trees and bushes and spitting embers over his home of 30 years. He and his wife fled in their car, leaving behind medication, photo albums and their four cats.
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Utah CEO reported missing in San Jose, family speaks out

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SAN JOSE (KRON) — The last time anybody possibly saw Erin Valenti was around the Alamaden Valley neighborhood in South San Sose.Her family says her phone was last pinged in this area.Valenti, CEO of Tinker, a Utah based tech company went missing Monday.She was in Palo Alto for a business trip and was heading to San Jose airport but never made her flight back home to Utah.And — never returned her rental car.“She told me she was driving around because the GPS wasn’t working,” Agnes Valenti, Erin’s mother said. Her mom was the last one to speak to her on the phone.“There’s no phone activity and my daughter was very techy and always on the phone,” Agnes said. “And no credit card activity so we don’t know what’s happened and we can’t find her or the car.”Valenti’s rental car was a gray Nissan Murano with California plates.
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Utah tech CEO goes missing in Bay Area

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SAN JOSE – A Utah tech executive went missing during a trip to the Bay Area on Monday, and now her family and friends are pleading for the public’s help in finding her.Erin Valenti, of Salt Lake City, was last seen Monday in Palo Alto wearing torn jeans and a white T-shirt, her husband Harrison Weinstein wrote in a Facebook post Wednesday.“I write this post with a lot of pain and fear, but can really use your help,” Weinstein wrote.Valenti was set to catch a flight home from San Jose that day, but she did not board the plane or return her rental car, described as a gray Nissan Murano with license plate no. 8LUD641, Weinstein wrote.Weinstein said his wife’s phone has been off since Monday.A spokesman for the San Jose Police Department said detectives have classified the case as a “voluntary missing person.”
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4 Fun Things: Here’s what’s happening this weekend in the Bay Area

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, look no further! Here are KRON4 Meteorologist Lawrence Karnow’s 4 Fun Things.You’ll find pumpkins, costumes, apple cider and carnival games at this weekend’s Pumpkins in the Park event at Guadalupe River Park in San Jose. The event begins Saturday at 10 a.m. and lasts until 4 p.m. It’s free to attend and any funds raised during the event will go toward the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy. More information hereThe fair kicks off Saturday at noon and goes until 5 p.m. at 6600 Donlon Way in Dublin. At the fair, you’ll find “old fashioned fall fun” with music and wagon rides. Kids can churn butter and pan for gold. Attendees can also enjoy arts and craft and a variety of fall foods. More information here
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Author, director Stephen Chbosky talks about 'Imaginary Friend'

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- If you have a teenager or millennial in the house, this interview is for them. Stephen Chbosky, the best-selling author of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," who also directed the film version starring Emma Watson spoke to ABC7's Kristen Sze about his new book. It's called "Imaginary Friend." .
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Gov. Newsom Signs Slate of New Gun Regulations

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SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a slew of legislation on Friday to tighten California’s gun laws, including new restrictions on restraining orders, sales and “ghost guns.”In all, Newsom signed 15 bills into law that will enact new gun regulations in California.“Gun violence is an epidemic in this country, and one that’s been enflamed by the inaction of politicians in Washington,” Newsom said in a statement. “California is once again leading the nation in passing meaningful gun safety reforms.”The package includes five bills that will strengthen gun violence restraining orders, which are judicial orders prohibiting gun possession for people determined to be at risk of harming themselves or others.Current law limits such restraining orders to a maximum of one year but AB 12 by Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, will extend that to five years.
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San Leandro rises up, takes down Bishop O’Dowd

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CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile device OAKLAND — For the last three seasons, the West Alameda County Conference’s Foothill Division went through Bishop O’Dowd. During that stretch, the Dragons went undefeated in league play with a state title to validate their dominance. On Friday night, San Leandro knocked the back-to-back-to-back reigning champions right off their mantle, toppling Bishop O’Dowd in enemy territory, 23-10. “We had three years, they got three years,” San Leandro head coach Brad Bowers said. “We’re starting ours back up again.” SEASON PASS DIGITAL OFFER If you have not already, we strongly encourage you to sign up for a digital subscription, which gives you access to all content on the Mercury News and East Bay Times websites. With your support, we can continue bringing these stories — and much more — to your screens. Here’s where to sign up for the season pass: Mercury News, East Bay Times.
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East Bay businesses reopen following loss of power, sales

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ORINDA (KRON) — It is back to whipping up frosting at Republic of Cake. The bakery is ready to start serving sweet treats again. It lost power during the PG&E shutdown, along with $2,000 in sales and tossed ingredients.“Frustrating as a small business,” Owner Lindsay Kruljac said. “I understand the motive but it could have been handled differently.”At the Orinda Theatre Square, the power is back on and some businesses are open.Others are still closed, trying to regain strength after being in the dark since Wednesday.At the CVS, the lights are one but no on was home.The PG&E power shutdown cast a dark shadow on the utility for customers.“Challenging, interesting, frustrating,” one resident said. No power, meant a big loss to businesses here, says Councilmember Dennis Fay. “Most of our restaurants are just squeezing by,” Fay said. “So a couple of days makes a big difference to them.”
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‘It’s magical’: San Francisco welcomes thousands for Fleet Week

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Thousands are taking over San Francisco for the city’s 39th annual Fleet Week.“It’s magical it’s great. I love it,” said one fan.Fans and military members are getting to enjoy the weekend of aerial stunts and tributes.The Blue Angels will have eyes focused on sky as the skilled pilots delight viewers with daring tricks.It’s a real treat for Pennsylvania native Robert Haverly.“The Blue Angels were amazing. Watching them fly formation 18 inches apart going 700 miles an hour, that’s quite amazing,” Haverly said. Fleet Week is also a great opportunity for members of the military to enjoy san francisco and get in on the fun as well.“Oh I’ve had a blast it’s been great. The individuals around here are amazing, tons of things to see, great food, great drinks. I have had a great time here,” said Sgt. Jose Cabrera.
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Public Service Spot Compares Youth Tackle Football to Smoking

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A new PSA by the Concussion Legacy Foundation wants parents of young athletes to keep kids away from tackle football until they're age 14 to reduce the risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Maria Medina reports (10-11-19)
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Serra 35, Mitty 29

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Serra quarterback Daylin McLemore speaks after emotional 35-29 victory on homecoming in San Mateo over Archbishop Mitty on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Read story at https://bayareane.ws/33oemiH Video by Vytas Mazeika/Bay Area News Group
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No. 2 Serra faces adversity for first time against Mitty

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CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device. SAN MATEO — These are not lottery numbers: 37, 25, 26, 41, 37. It’s the margin of victory for each of second-ranked Serra’s previous five games entering Friday night’s homecoming tilt with No. 19 Archbishop Mitty. That list includes routs over No. 7 Pittsburg and No. 19 Menlo-Atherton, plus back-to-back shutouts to open play in the West Catholic Athletic. Naturally, in front of an overflowing crowd at Brady Family Stadium, the fans expected another blowout. Maybe the players, too. “It’s very possible that hubris crept in,” Serra coach Patrick Walsh said. “We had a lot of lopsided wins, and in a championship season they come in different ways.” The Padres are unlikely to replicate another game such as this one the rest of way, managing to stay unbeaten after sweating out an onside kick with barely a minute left in a 35-29 triumph over Mitty.
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Electrician saved dozens of Napa wineries from a ruined Harvest during outages

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NAPA, Calif. (KGO) -- When we walked into Keever Vineyard in Napa Valley on Friday evening, owner Jason Keever had no idea what time it was, only that he finally had power. "It has been an ugly two days," he said. Like many in the area, with the PG&E power shutoff, his staff had been scrambling to keep his fruits from spoiling ahead of Harvest. At the end of our interview, he couldn't stop thanking electrician Craig Fry at A+F Electric. Fry hooked up his generator, that kept his fruits from spoiling. "We've been lean, we've been scared but I'm so happy we're back," said Keever. So, we had to call Fry to get a sense of what it's been like for those working behind the scenes to help businesses and homeowners desperate respond to the shutoff. Fry described a frantic, chaotic and exhausting two days.
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With Power Mostly Restored, PG&E Warns of Future Safety Shutoffs

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Company representatives admitted at a Friday-evening press conference they weren't fully prepared for this week's safety power shutdown. Katie Nielsen reports. (10-11-19)
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Bay Area high school football: Week 8’s Friday scores, Saturday schedule

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Friday, Oct. 11 BVAL Mt. Hamilton Leland 30, Santa Teresa 7 Lincoln-San Jose 28, Pioneer 14 Live Oak 52, Independence 14 Oak Grove 42, Piedmont Hills 14 BVAL Santa Teresa Branham 42, Willow Glen 27 Leigh 41, Del Mar 20 Overfelt 44, Sobrato 14 Silver Creek 28, Westmont 6 BVAL West Valley Gunderson 20, Hill 6 Lick 28, Prospect 22 Mt. Pleasant 41, San Jose 0 DAL Foothill Las Lomas 42, Acalanes 21 Miramonte 42, Alhambra 14 DAL Valley Northgate 41, Berean Christian 0 Benicia 62, College Park 14 Ygnacio Valley 38, Concord 16 De La Salle’s Lu Hearns (21) leaps to catch a 39-yard pass thrown by De La Salle quarterback Dorian Hale (10) in the first quarter of their game at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group)
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What you can and cannot expect from California’s new mental health line

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This month, California launched the first statewide mental health line. The peer-run line based in San Francisco will get $10.8 million over three years to expand across the state.Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. – 43.8 million – experience mental health challenges per year. This month, the state signed off on funding for a call center based in San Francisco to cover the whole state. The California Peer-Run Warm Line offers free nonemergency emotional support and referrals via phone or instant messaging. Its toll-free number is 855-845-7415 and it operates 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.Mark Salazar, executive director of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco, says, “The call center is scheduled to ramp up to 24/7 service by the end of the year and expects about 25,000 calls a year. San Francisco has operated a similar service since 2014.”
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WATCH IN 60: PG&E restoring power, wildfire ravages SoCal, Bay Area parent sentenced in College admissions scandal, Fleet Week soars

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- PG&E working to restore power, wildfire burns thousands of acres in Southern California, Bay Area parents avoids prison sentence in college admissions scandal, and Fleet Week takes to the air. Here's what's happening in the Bay Area in 60 seconds
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One death reportedly linked to Northern California power outages

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By Olga R. Rodriguez | Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO — The lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when the state’s largest utility switched it off this week in an effort to prevent wildfires, as the first death linked to the outages was reported — a man who relied on oxygen.The threat of widespread outages loomed in Southern California after the winds moved to the Los Angeles area, where a wildfire fueled by strong Santa Ana winds prompted officials to order the evacuation of 100,000 people from their homes in the foothills of the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County.El Dorado County officials on Friday said a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after PG&E cut off power this week. Marie Aldea of Pollock Pines said her 67-year-old father Robert Mardis Sr. was asleep when the electricity went out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and likely couldn’t wake up in time to get his back up machine, which ran on battery.
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FINNEY'S FRIDAY FREE STUFF: Nirvana Bars recovery nutrition bars and Andalou Naturals face masks!

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- This week, we are giving away Nirvana Bars recovery nutrition bars and Andalou Naturals face masks! Nirvana Bars is giving away 125 3-bar packs of their recovery nutrition bars! ($12 value.) Please provide your full name and shipping information. The first 125 to respond will have the bars shipped to the address they provide in the email. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. If you miss out on the free bars, not to worry! You can get 15% off your first purchase through October 15, 2019 by using the code ! Andalou Naturals is giving away 100 Pumpkin Honey Glycolic and Hemp Stem Cell face masks. ($14.99 value.) The first 100 to respond will be granted a face mask; please choose the mask you want on the form. The masks will be shipped to the address provided.
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Proposed changes to San Jose city elections

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- In the capitol of Silicon Valley, various community groups and elected officials are supporting a union-backed measure they say will put block special interest money in politics and increase voter turnout. "We have an unrepresented demographic out there that just can't get in because of the financial barrier to running for office," said Santa Clara County supervisor Dave Cortese. "This doesn't eliminate that, but it's a step in the right direction." The "fair elections initiative" would prohibit candidates for San Jose city council or mayor from accepting contributions from developers, landlords, and the lobbyists who represent them, among others. It would also move mayoral races from gubernatorial to presidential election years. "The practice of holding elections in off years is historically rooted in suppressing voter turnout and restricting access to the ballot," said San Jose city councilmember Maya Esparza.
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Groundbreaking Technology Used in New Will Smith Film 'Gemini Man'

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A new Will Smith movie coming to theaters Friday night uses groundbreaking technology to turn the actor into a younger digital version of himself. Betty Yu reports. (10-11-19)
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Berkeley firefighters en route to assist with Los Angeles fire

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BERKELEY (KRON) — Berkeley firefighters are on the way to Southern California to help with the 7,500-acre fire burning in Los Angeles, according to the Berkeley Fire Department.E602 along with a strike team leader are preparing for a tough battle with the Saddleridge Fire, that has destroyed at least 25 structures and claimed one life. 100,000 people in over 20,000 homes were ordered to evacuate. Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said there were sustained winds of 20-25 mph with gusts over 50 mph and relative humidity levels had fallen as low as 3-percent.
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Police: Redwood City man arrested after threatening to kill Kaiser employee

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REDWOOD CITY (KRON) — Redwood City Police Officers responded to a report of an active shooter inside the Kaiser Hospital Emergency Room Friday morning, according to authorities.The report included that several shots were heard and that a man was waving a knife inside the hospital lobby.Officers arrived and immediately entered the hospital and located the suspect.According to police, the suspect cooperated with officers’ verbal commands and dropped a large knife, which was later determined to be a replica handgun onto the floor.The suspect was taken into custody and arrested without incident.Police have identified the suspect as 56-year-old Thomas Smith of Redwood City.Smith reportedly threatened to killed a Kaiser employee with the knife and replica handgun. Officers later determined no shots were fire and no victims were injured during the incident.
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On A Positive Note: Petaluma HS Senior With Cerebral Palsy To Play With Football Team

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A Hayward teen throws birthday parties for homeless kids, a musician with ALS is nominated for multiple Grammys and a Petaluma High School senior with cerebral palsy will suit up and play on the football team. Those stories and more on the newest edition of "On a Positive Note."
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Weddings must go on following power outages

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NAPA, Calif. (KGO) -- With lots of weddings scheduled this weekend, caterers and florists are feeling the pressure to please everyone following the PG&E outages. The lights are back on now, but Elaine Bell Catering Company was in the dark earlier this week. "Actually, we didn't think it was going to come back on last night so I was prepared to go through Monday if I needed to," said Bell. Her company is catering 16 events this weekend including several weddings. "You can see we're packing up for our weekend parties," said Bell. Not wanting to disappoint anyone, Bell buckled down and bought what she needed including extra generators, lighting for the kitchen and even extra refrigerators. "I told you we've got dry ice. We have about 200 pounds in here," said Bell. Her employees were on board for the adventure, headlamps and all.
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Armed Man Triggers Active Shooter Response At Redwood City Hospital

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REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) — A man brandishing a replica handgun and a knife at a Kaiser hospital in Redwood City early Friday morning triggered an active shooter response from police, leading to the suspect’s arrest.On Friday morning at around 6:30 a.m., Redwood City police officers responded to a report of an active shooter inside the Kaiser Hospital emergency room. The reporting party said shots were heard and that the armed male suspect was brandishing a knife inside the hospital lobby.The first responding officers arrived on scene within two minutes of the call, entering the hospital and locating the suspect. The suspect immediately complied with officers’ verbal commands and dropped the weapons, a large knife and what was later turned out to be a realistic replica handgun onto the floor.
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Legendary O’Dowd basketball coach Mike Phelps dies at 74

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The St. Joseph Notre Dame-Alameda boys basketball team was hours away from its big game against mighty Bishop O’Dowd, and Don Lippi got an important call. Monsignor (the parish leader) wanted to speak to the basketball powerhouse’s longtime coach for a moment. “He said, ‘Don, I’ve been singing the rosary that we can beat Mike tonight,” Lippi recalled. “I said ‘Monsignor, it’s going to take more than the rosary to beat Mike Phelps.” Later that day, hundreds of fans witnessed a Mike Phelps special: Bishop O’Dowd utterly dominated St. Josephs — though, Lippi said, the Pilots would get their revenge the following season. The very best coaches make their opposition stronger. This was one of Lippi’s many lasting memories of Phelps, who died on October 2, 2019 just days after his 74th birthday.
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Thousands Forced to Evacuate Saddleridge Fire in Southern California

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More than 100,000 people have been forced to pack up and flee since flames broke out Thursday night north of Los Angeles. Danya Bacchus reports from Porter Ranch. (10-11-19)
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Santa Clara condo construction fire classified as ‘undetermined’, investigation complete

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SANTA CLARA (KRON) — The Santa Clara Fire Department has classified the cause of the June 28 four-alarm fire at a condominium construction site as “undetermined”. Fire investigators were unable to conclusively determine the cause, but pointed to construction work as a possibility to the cause of the fire.Since foul play is not suspected, the findings close the criminal investigation in the incident. On June 28, around 11 a..m., fire officials responded to the scene of 1890 El Camino Real following reports of smoke and flames.The location was a four-story, 56-unit condominium complex in the open wood frame state of construction, according to officials.Firefighters immediately began to extinguish the flames, while evacuating workers on site as well as nearby residents.
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Trump: Kevin McAleenan out at Homeland Security

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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says Kevin McAleenan is out as the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and says he will be announcing a new acting secretary in the next week.Trump says on Twitter that McAleenan has done an outstanding job and border crossings are down.But the president says McAleenan wants to “spend more time with his family and go to the private sector.’Trump says he has “Many wonderful candidates” to fill the position.
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I-TEAM: PG&E facing intense criticism for holding wine-tasting this week while planning blackouts

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- PG&E is coming under new, intense criticism for holding a party at a posh Sonoma County winery this week, while the utility planned the massive blackouts and on the anniversary of the devastating North Bay wildfires. PG&E's president and CEO admits the event was "tone deaf". PG&E held a wine tasting at Silver Oak Winery outside Healdsburg on Monday and Tuesday of this week, for the utility's top natural gas customers -- 60 people in all. A spokesperson told me the event was funded by shareholders, not with ratepayer dollars. State Senator Jerry Hill is not so sure. "On political events, their shareholders pay," said Hill. "If you're thanking your good customers, I would think the ratepayers would pay for that." Hill's district contains San Bruno, site of the horrific natural gas pipeline explosion in 2010. After PG&E's criminal conviction for safety violations and obstruction, Hill said it looked like the utility's gas division was cleaning up its act.
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Steph Curry teams up with Chase to empower girls, women with ‘opportunity of a lifetime’

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OAKLAND (KRON) — Stephen Curry made an average Thursday — not so average for seven Oakland High School girls.Seven students were called into the principal’s office, with absolutely no idea of what was about to happen. With the haunting stereotype that comes with being sent to the principal’s office, the girls anxiously waited for the principal to speak. “We’re about to convince these seven young ladies that they’re in trouble,” Principal Matin Abdel-Qawi said. “That they’ve violated school policy by getting very high GPAs.” The principal picked up his phone and showed the girls who was calling him. Screams filled the principal’s office as the seven students realized it was Curry on FaceTime. “Y’all thought y’all was in trouble?” Curry said. “I wanted to call y’all and let y’all know we have an opportunity to invite you all to come to the game on October 24 at Chase Center. Does that sound cool?”
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Redwood City man arrested for allegedly threatening hospital worker with knife

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REDWOOD CITY – A 56-year-old Redwood City man was arrested early Friday morning after he allegedly walked into an emergency room and threatened a worker with a knife, police said.Officers were called about 6:30 a.m. to Kaiser Hospital at 1100 Veterans Boulevard in Redwood City for a report of an active shooter, according to police. They arrived to find a man, identified as Thomas Smith, armed with a knife and what was later determined to be a replica handgun.Police said Smith immediately dropped the knife and gun when ordered to do so by officers.An investigation revealed Smith had threatened a hospital employee with the knife and brandished the gun, according to police.No shots were fired and no one was injured.Smith was taken to a hospital to be treated for a minor self-inflicted injury and later booked into San Mateo County jail on charges of attempted murder, brandishing and making criminal threats.
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Pelosi calls Trump ‘potty-mouth’ after his remarks on Biden

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump has become a “potty-mouth,” but that’s not why House Democrats are pursuing impeachment.In a conference call Friday, Pelosi told her House Democratic colleagues to stay focused on their “just the facts, ma’am,” impeachment probe.Trump “has become a potty-mouth and children are listening,” she said.Pelosi said Trump’s comments about Joe Biden at a rally Thursday evening were “beyond disgraceful.” But she said that’s an issue to be taken up during the election – not during the impeachment inquiry.“The inquiry is because he has not honored his oath of office,” Pelosi said, according to an aide who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private call.“The whole point of this inquiry is to save the Constitution of the United States,” she said.
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PG&E says power restored to 96 percent of Bay Area

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Lights are on once again for most PG&E customers impacted by planned power outages in the Bay Area. PG&E President and CEO Bill Johnson said that 89 percent of customers system-wide have been restored, 96 percent of Bay Area customers have been restored. Johnson said that by end of day they expect to have 98-percent of customers system-wide restored. Weather conditions have reportedly improved and an "all clear" decision was extended to 34 of 35 counties impacted, except Kern County, where a third phase of PSPS was implemented late Thursday morning impacting about 4,000 customers. Early Friday, PG&E declared a weather "all clear" in Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties. At its peak, the shutoffs impacted 737,000 customers statewide. A Northern California man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after PG&E shut off power in his area. An Autopsy has revealed that the cause of his death was not from the outages.
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As burial space runs out, Arlington National Cemetery considers stricter requirements

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ARLINGTON, Va. (Nexstar) — Arlington National Cemetery is running out of space for burials. Officials said currently 22 million veterans and servicemembers are currently eligible for burial at the historic cemetery, but limited space remains.Officials are now proposing new rules that would tighten requirements for above and below ground burials.It’s the final resting place for more than 400,000 service members and their families, but with 25 to 30 military burials a day, space is running low.“Today we have less than 95,000 spaces,” said Karen Durham-Aguilera, Army National Military Cemeteries Executive Director. Karen Durham-Aguilera said there are plans to break ground on an expansion project to make more room.“Which will give us around 60,000 more burial spaces. so it’s going to make a big difference,” Durham-Aguilera said. But expansion alone won’t meet the demand for burial space, which is why officials say they are considering changes to burial requirements. “It’s a hard reality, we are focusing on sacrifice, those who gave their ultimate devotion and gave their lives,” Durham-Aguilera said. The proposed plan would reserve below ground burials to those killed in action, Purple Heart recipients and prisoners of war. But servicemembers who die on active duty, but not in combat, would no longer be eligible. “40 percent of our members will not be eligible,” said Miles Migliara, AMVETS spokesperson.
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Man walked from Indiana to Wisconsin to have sex with teen, police say

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NEENAH, Wis. – Wisconsin deputies and an FBI special agent arrested a 32-year-old man who allegedly walked from Indiana to Wisconsin to have sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to a Justice Department news release.Tommy Lee Jenkins, a former Wisconsin resident now living in Whitestown, Indiana, was charged Thursday with using a computer to attempt to persuade, induce, or entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity. If convicted, Jenkins faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment.Authorities say Jenkins believed he was chatting via instant message with a teen named “Kylee,” who was actually a Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputy with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.When “Kylee” declined to send him sexually explicit photos and turned down an invitation to move to Indiana to live with him, the release says Jenkins started walking – embarking on a 351-mile trek to meet her in Neenah, Wisconsin.
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Navy Seal Team Keeps Bay Secure During Fleet Week

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With big Fleet Week crowds also come security concerns. Don Ford got a behind-the-scenes look at how the Navy Seals kept the Parade of Ships safe. (10-11-19)
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FBI: Woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted girl she met online

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GREEVILLE, S.C. (AP) – Federal authorities say a South Carolina woman kidnapped a girl from Minnesota and sexually assaulted her.Citing an FBI affidavit, news outlets report 23-year-old Katrina Marie Aliff was arrested last month on charges including aggravated child sexual abuse. The affidavit says Aliff met the girl, who’s younger than 12, on the messaging app Amino in March. It says the girl’s father found the messages last month and destroyed the phone, but the girl and Aliff continued to chat through a tablet.It says Aliff picked up the St. Paul girl days later and drove them to her Greenville home, where authorities say they were found the next day.A judge ordered Aliff to undergo mental evaluation. Online jail records say she’s being held at a New York corrections center.
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Friday Evening Pinpoint Forecast

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If you were hoping for near-perfect weather this weekend, your wish will be granted, says meteorologist Darren Peck. (10-11-19)
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Power shutdown takes toll on San Jose businesses, workers

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SAN JOSE (KRON) — Round Table Pizza Manager Nate Kennedy was tossing out spoiled toppings and salad dressing Friday as his crew got ready to reopen. The restaurant was closed because of the lack of power on Thursday, the busiest day of the week. Kennedy managed to save most of the perishables. “Some of the stuff we had to throw out,” Kennedy said. “The stuff in our main cooler, we had to rent a truck and take that to some of our other locations, which took up basically the whole morning and by the time we got back here about 3, the power came back on, so we spent the other half of the day going to the other stores and bringing everything back here.”A similar strategy was employed by the KFC, Lee’s Sandwiches shop and other restaurants at San Jose’s Evergreen Plaza at the corner of Aborn and White roads.
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Fire spurs partial evacuation of San Pablo nursing home

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SAN PABLO – A fire at a San Pablo nursing home spurred the evacuation of three dozen patients Friday afternoon, authorities said.Firefighters were called to Vale Healthcare Center at 13484 San Pablo Ave. about 2:10 p.m. for a report of a fire, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman Steve Hill.Hill said the fire ignited inside a room on one of the facility’s four wings, and while the flames were quickly snuffed out by a sprinkler system, 36 patients still had to be evacuated. The evacuated patients were ultimately re-accommodated elsewhere in the facility.No injuries were reported, but there was smoke and water damage to a handful of rooms, according to Hill.The cause of the fire is under investigation.The fire snarled traffic in the surrounding area, but authorities said things were starting to return to normal by about 4 p.m.
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Crews Struggle With Terrain During Power Restoration In North Bay

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SONOMA COUNTY (KPIX 5) — For anyone in the North Bay waiting for their power to be restored Friday, there were about 6,000 people trying to make it happen.“Yeah, every bit of it has to be eyeballed,” said a lineman named Brian. “We have to have eyes on it. Storm damage, make sure there’s no limbs, no wire down.”Brian and his colleague Gordon were among those trying to get the lines re-energized. Contractors who had traveled down from Washington State, they were assigned this corner of Sonoma County near Sonoma Mountain.It was a slow and often grueling job.“A lot of protocols we have to follow,” Brian explained. “It’s time-consuming. We work as fast as we can to get the peoples lights back on.”Their job is to get their eyes on every single inch of their assigned line, no matter where it goes. Out here, that can present some challenges.
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South Texas nonprofits to be reimbursed $1.6M for migrant humanitarian aid

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McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — After years of trying to get millions in reimbursement funds for nonprofits and municipalities that have assisted migrants since 2014 in South Texas, Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar on Thursday announced that some federal funds are being issued to South Texas and San Antonio.But it’s not nearly what he had hoped for, at least not yet, he said.In South Texas, the national board of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program will distribute a little over $700,000 to nonprofits in Hidalgo County, which has been at the epicenter of a migrant surge since 2014. This includes $601,559 to Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley; $108,000 to the Salvation Army Corp Center; and $2,600 to the United Way of South Texas.Cameron County nonprofits, including those in the Brownsville area, received $428,764, while the City of Brownsville received $197,309. Nonprofits in Laredo will get $304,700.
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1960s-Era Chicano Student Activists Celebrate Historic SJSU Graduation Protest

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SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — Chicano student activists from the 1960s returned to campus on Friday to celebrate a milestone event at San Jose State University.“We believed at the time, that we could change society,” said Dr. Armando Valdez, one of the organizers of the student walkout at the 1968 San Jose State Commencement exercises.The students protested over the under representation of Mexican Americans on college campuses and the over representation of Chicano casualties in the Vietnam war.“The graduating seniors of ’68 that were Chicanos were less than one percent. A real inequity there. Conversely, Chicano casualties in Vietnam were over 22 percent,” Valdez said.But tensions between the students and the university grew as student demands for community outreach, Chicano studies courses and more Chicano faculty were ignored.
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Newsom signs laws to strengthen gun violence laws

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SACRAMENTO (KRON) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a stack of bills aimed at strengthening California’s gun violence protection laws. Among the fifteen he signed Friday, five of them broaden California’s gun violence restraining order policies making the state the first in the country to allow teachers, employees and coworkers to seek them. The restraining orders are court orders that prohibit someone from having a firearm and ammunition. “Gun violence restraining orders are this tool that have gotten major bipartisan support. Many states, especially after Parkland, started introducing it,” said Assm. Phil Ting (D-San Francisco).Other bills scoring Newsom’s signature strengthen laws surrounding gun sales, including a limit on the number of rifles a person can buy to one a month. The governor also approved grants to help protect communities from gun violence like places of worship and areas disproportionately impacted by violence.
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Hawaii family earns Guiness World Record title for biggest avocado

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WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world’s heaviest avocado.The Pokini family from the island of Maui received the Guinness certificate this week for the avocado weighing 5.6 pounds (2.54 kilograms), The Maui News reported Thursday.The average avocado weighs about 6 ounces (170 grams), according to Guinness officials.The Pokini family’s avocado tree is more than 10 years old and 20 feet (6.1 meters) tall. Mark Pokini planted it when his son was born, using a seed from his brother-in-law’s tree on Oahu island, he said.Mark and Juliane Pokini and their son, Loihi, applied in December for the Guinness recognition involving a tough verification process by the company known as the chronicler of the world’s record achievements.
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Hayward city hall to close Monday for Indigenous People’s Day for first time

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HAYWARD — City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the first time the offices will be officially closed for the holiday.The Airport Administration Building and the Hayward Fire Administrative Office also will be shuttered in observance of the holiday, which replaces Columbus Day and celebrates the Ohlone and other native people who were here before Europeans arrived.First launched in 1989 in South Dakota, Indigenous Peoples’ Day began locally in Berkeley in 1992 to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival and the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas.Indigenous Peoples’ Day is still observed as Columbus Day on the federal level.Hayward officially began recognizing the day about six months ago, when the city’s labor unions agreed to accept the name change in the wording that designates holidays in their contracts, according to Amanda Groziak, a former resident who campaigned for the move.
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Homeowner, renters' insurance won't cover power outage losses

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Although people had a couple of days to plan for the power shutoffs, losses were inevitable. So who's responsible to pay for that? Unfortunately, it's the PG&E customers who are stuck with the bill. What makes this situation different than any other is the fact it was a planned outage ordered by PG&E. As power went out, thousands of residents watched helplessly as refrigerators full of food spoiled. Some folks couldn't work from home. Others fled to shelters or hotels that had electricity. Your homeowners insurance might cover such losses -- this had been a normal disaster... but probably not this time. Why? Insurance consumer advocate, Amy Bach, puts it this way: "Most policies will only cover a loss due to a power outage if it was ordered by a civil authority. That's our concern, is that because PG&E initiated it, and they're not a government entity, there may not be coverage."
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Coast Guard Team Keeps Bay Secure During Fleet Week

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With big Fleet Week crowds also come security concerns. Don Ford got a behind-the-scenes look at how the Coast Guard kept the Parade of Ships safe. (10-11-19)
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Judge Allows Lawyer For BART Stabbing Suspect To File Motion Under Seal

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OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A judge on Friday granted the defense attorney for a transient accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland last year permission to file a motion to dismiss the case under seal.John Lee Cowell, 29, is charged with murder and attempted murder for allegedly stabbing Wilson and her sister, 26-year-old Letifah Wilson, on the platform at the MacArthur station at 9:36 p.m. on July 22, 2018.READ MORE: Nia Wilson Murder Suspect Found Mentally Competent To Stand TrialCowell also is charged with a special circumstance allegation that he killed Wilson while lying in wait, a charge that could have resulted in the death penalty if he’s convicted in a criminal trial.However, prosecutors said in August that they won’t seek the death penalty against Cowell and instead will focus on convicting him and having him sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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East Bay Small Businesses Hit Hard by Power Shutdown

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The planned power outage forced many small businesses to close their doors for up to two days. Da Lin reports from Moraga. (10-11-19)
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Google Reveals Plan for Neighborhood-Transforming San Jose Campus

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Google has just formally submitted its proposal for a game-changing mega campus in downtown San Jose. If approved, the development is expected to transform the area. Devin Fehely reports. (10-11-19)
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Feds Ask to Move Challenge to Trump Offshore Drilling Policy Out of California

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The federal government wants a challenge to Trump administration rules for offshore drilling to be moved out of California.The case should be heard in New Orleans or Washington, Justice Department lawyers said in papers filed Friday in federal court in San Francisco, where the challenge was filed in June.Environmental groups contend that rule changes announced in March will make oil and gas exploration and development off the Pacific, Atlantic, Alaska, and Gulf coasts much more dangerous.Federal attorneys said the case’s only connection to California is that one of the environmental groups that filed the complaint is based there.They contend that the Eastern District of Louisiana, in New Orleans, would be the most logical place to hear arguments because 98% of all oil and gas production on the outer continental shelf comes from the Gulf of Mexico.
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Elite Coast Guard Team Keeps Bay Secure During Fleet Week

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SAN FRANCISCO BAY (KPIX 5) — The big crowds that gather for Fleet Week in San Francisco also bring security concerns. On Friday KPIX 5 got a behind-the-scenes look at how a U.S. Coast Guard unit helped keep the Parade of Ships safe.During Fleet Week, there’s a lot of ships and a lot of planes to see. But there is also another highly trained specialized military unit that hopes you do not see them.By special invitation, KPIX cameras got an exclusive and rare visit with the Coast Guard’s elite Maritime Security Response Team, known as the MSRT. They are quietly monitoring fleet week, watching to make sure everyone stays safe.“The team, as you can see behind me, is ready to go immediately if a threat develops on the waterfront,” said Coast Guard MSRT Commanding Officer Captain Eric Cooper. “The team is designed to go out, engage the threat and protect the public so they can enjoy all the great things going on in San Francisco Fleet Week.”
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Menlo Park dad first parent to avoid prison in college scandal

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A Menlo Park dad became the first parent in the national college admissions scandal to avoid prison on Friday, after pleading guilty to fraud charges for paying $15,000 to have his daughter’s ACT exam score inflated.Peter Jan Sartorio, 53, was sentenced to a year of probation plus 250 hours of community service and a $9,500 fine..Prosecutors had recommended Sartorio serve a month in prison, plus a year of supervised release.According to prosecutors, Sartorio in 2017 conspired with the scam’s admitted mastermind, Newport Beach college admissions consultant William “Rick” Singer, to boost his daughter’s ACT exam score.As part of the scheme, prosecutors said, Sartorio took steps to secure extended time for his daughter to take the ACT, which allowed her to take the exam at a test center in West Hollywood that Singer controlled through an administrator, Igor Dvorskiy, who worked with him.
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Our endorsements on East Bay measures in three special elections

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G – Piedmont school tax extension – Coming SaturdayH – Piedmont new school tax – Coming SaturdayH – El Cerrito parks parcel tax – NoL – Brentwood growth limit line – NoClick on the links to read the full editorials.
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PG&E reps attended Wine Country event on anniversary of Tubbs Fire, eve of power shutoffs

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SONOMA COUNTY (KRON) — On the anniversary of one of California’s most destructive wildfires and on the eve of unprecedented power outages, PG&E representatives were at an event in Sonoma County honoring dozens of its customers.PG&E told KRON4 on Friday that about 60 people attended the Wine Country event, including several of the company’s gas representatives. The event came as hundreds of thousands of Californians prepared for widespread power outages and extreme fire weather conditions. The event was held on the anniversary of the Tubbs Fire, which at the time, was the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. The 2017 fire burned more than 36,000 acres, killed 22 people and destroyed thousands of buildings in Napa, Sonoma and Lake counties. PG&E admitted the timing of Tuesday’s event was insensitive because of the two-year anniversary of the Tubbs Fire.
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Photos: Burning Man comes to Oakland Museum of California

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Click here if you are having trouble viewing this photo gallery on a mobile device.“No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man” opens Oct. 12 at the Oakland Museum of California.The exhibit features a 40-foot-tall outdoor installation titled “Temple of Reunion,” a project designed by renowned artist David Best, who’s best known for his out-sized creations at the annual Burning Man gathering in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. Dozens of volunteers helped construct the temple in the museum’s backyard.The temple honors those who mourn the loss of family from violence, deportation, immigration or incarceration. Visitors will have the opportunity to express their feelings in the temple, which is made of plywood.Jewelry, costumes, videos, photography and more will be featured in the exhibit, which runs through Feb. 16. A companion piece will be available in the gallery: “City of Dust: The Evolution of Burning Man,” organized by the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. “City of Dust” traces Burning Man’s origins “from its countercultural roots in the San Francisco Bay Area to the world-famous desert gathering it is today,” according to the museum’s website.
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What's it Like to Be a U.S. Navy Blue Angels Pilot?

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California Live's Malou Nubla talks to Blue Angels Flight Leader Captain Eric Doyle to find out what it takes to be part of the U.S. Navy's famed demonstration squadron. Stay connected: Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nbcbayarea Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nbcbayarea Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/nbcbayarea Add us on Snapchat @NBCBayArea Catch up on all the day's news: http://www.nbcbayarea.com Download our app: On iOS: http://nbcbay.com/R1BhqYM On Android: http://nbcbay.com/rUcA97h #BlueAngels
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Former heart surgeon to perform at Cobb's Comedy Club this weekend

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- has a compelling story to share. His personal journey will take you on an adventure full of political conflict and comedy and you can see his multi-media show Friday and Saturday at .
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Convicted bank robber charged in San Leandro bank heists

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SAN LEANDRO — A Stockton man released from prison in June after serving a prison term for robbing six banks in the East Bay and his hometown in 2012, has been charged with robbing two San Leandro banks last month, authorities said.Jeremy Morton, 30, who was arrested Oct. 3, is charged with robbing the Bank of the West, on Washington Avenue on Sept. 26 of approximately $1,500 and the Fremont Bank on East 14th Street of approximately $1,800 on Sept. 30, police said in a release Friday.In each robbery, he is accused of giving a teller a note demanding money and was able to elude police.Police were able to identify Morton as the suspect based on video footage and other evidence obtained from both banks. They were able to trace him to a relative’s home in the 8100 block of Palisades Street in Stockton where he was arrested Oct. 3.
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Loma Prieta Earthquake recalled in gripping new TV documentary

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“I was just getting ready to see what it’s like to die.”Those are the ominous words of Tim Petersen, a Bay Area man who nearly lost his life when the Loma Prieta Earthquake rocked the region. He recalls his incredible ordeal in a new hourlong documentary produced by NBC Bay Area (KNTV) that debuts Sunday, Oct. 13, at 10 p.m.“Bay Area Revelations: Loma Prieta Earthquake, 30 Years Later” looks back at the damage and the devastation, but mainly emphasizes the extraordinary stories of bravery and survival that shone through in the aftermath of the quake.Petersen’s story is among the more gripping. On the evening of Oct. 17, 1989, he was rushing home to catch Game 3 of the Bay Bridge World Series between the Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants when, suddenly, it was “lights out.”
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Milpitas PD looking for 3 store robbers

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MILPITAS, Calif. (KGO) -- Milpitas Police say they are trying to identify three men who robbed two stores at the Great Mall. The robberies took place on August 25. Authorities released images on Thursday. You can see each of the men inside the Great Mall Home Depot. That is where the first robbery took place. Officials say the men then went to Valliani Jewelers for a smash and grab. Detectives are also talking with Modesto Police about a similar incident at the Valliani Jewelers in Vintage Faire Mall.
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PG&E Power Outage: CEO apologizes, responds to criticism

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- CEO Bill Johnson answered questions on Thursday and apologized for the to 800,000 customers. During a news conference he promised if future wind events require similar shut-offs, the utility will do better'' at communicating with customers. It's unacceptable that its website crashed, maps were inconsistent and call centers were overloaded, Johnson said. "We were not adequately prepared,'' he said. Johnson took over as CEO in May after spending seven years as head of the Tennessee Valley Authority, a federally-owned electricity corporation. Last year, Johnson raked in $8.1 million, making him the highest paid federal employee. PG&E began looking for a new CEO in July, when Geisha Williams stepped down, right before the utility filed for bankruptcy.
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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ visits Bay Area on 50th anniversary tour

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CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device.“Jesus Christ Superstar” was a phenomenon in the early ‘70s.It appeared first in 1970 as a rock opera concept album, featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, and went on to sell millions of copies.Then the musical opened on Broadway in 1971, following up one year later in London, where it stayed for eight years and, for a time, reportedly held the distinction of being the longest-running musical in the U.K.Keeping with the trend, the film version, released in 1973, was a hit at the box office and even netted a pair of Golden Globe nominations.All these years later, “Jesus Christ Superstar” still continues to fascinate, which helps explain why there’s so much interest in the current North America tour marking the 50th anniversary of the original concept album (commonly referred to as “The Brown Album”).
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The Latest: Explosion near coalition base amid Turk shelling

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s invasion of northeastern Syria in a military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters there (all times local):11 p.m.A U.S. official and a Syria war monitor say there has been an explosion near an outpost where U.S. troops are located in northern Syria amid intense shelling during the Turkish offensive in the area.The official said a projectile landed near the outpost but it wasn’t clear who fired it and that no American troops were hurt. The explosion marked the first time a coalition base has come in the line of fire since Turkey launched its offensive into Syria on Wednesday.Syrian Observatory Director Rami Abdurrahman said there was intense Turkish shelling of the Kurdish-held town of Kobani Friday. He said projectiles landed near the coalition base on a hill at the edge of town.
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VIDEO: Ships arrive in SF Bay for Fleet Week's Parade of Ships

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Fleet Week is underway in San Francisco. Prior to Friday's Blue Angels airshow, the annual Parade of Ships was held. The fleet arrived in San Francisco Bay, parading under the Golden Gate Bridge. It included five U.S. Navy ships, joined by a Coast Guard cutter, the Army Corps of Engineers and a representative from the Royal Australian Navy. The San Francisco Fire Department's fire boat was the lead escort. For more information about Fleet Week, .
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MAPS: PG&E power shutoff is affected these Bay Area cities

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- the nearly 800,000 customers affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoffs across Northern and Central California. You can also , but note that their website has been experiencing intermittent outages.
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Man on oxygen dies minutes after power shutdown: fire official

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) – Northern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.El Dorado County Fire Chief Lloyd Ogan said Friday that fire personnel responded to a call in Pollock Pines that came in after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.He said crews arrived to find an unresponsive man in his 60s and were unable to revive him.Ogan said the man’s oxygen equipment required power but could not say whether the shutdown was related to his death.PG&E spokesman Jeff Smith said it has not been able to confirm the accuracy of the report.The utility started turning off electricity early Wednesday in Northern and Central California in advance of strong, dry winds.Check back for updates
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SF Fleet Week: Parade of Ships

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Ships sailed into San Francisco Bay on Friday for Fleet Week's Parade of Ships! https://abc7ne.ws/3167rcv
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Visa, Mastercard Shun Facebook's Libra Digital Currency Plan

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MENLO PARK (AP) — Visa and Mastercard on Friday announced their departure from Facebook’s Libra project, a potentially fatal blow to the social network’s plan for a worldwide digital currency.Along with the two payment giants, several other large companies have said they’re exiting Libra. Payment processing company Stripe said it is stepping back, as well as online auction company eBay.PayPal was the first of Libra’s big partners to leave, announcing last week it would no longer be involved.Facebook faced substantial criticism over its plans to create a separate, private currency system to allow cross-border payments. The Libra Association, based in Switzerland, was supposed to give the currency project a comfortable arm’s length distance from Facebook, which wouldn’t own Libra.
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Pollock Pines Man On Oxygen Dies After PG&E Power Shutoff

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POLLOCK PINES (CBS SF) — Northern California fire officials say a man dependent on oxygen died about 12 minutes after Pacific Gas and Electric shut down power to the area as part of a massive effort to prevent fire.El Dorado County Fire Chief Lloyd Ogan said Friday that fire personnel responded to a call in Pollock Pines that came in after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.He said crews arrived to find an unresponsive man in his 60s and were unable to revive him.Ogan said the man’s oxygen equipment required power but could not say whether the shutdown was related to his death.PG&E spokesman Jeff Smith said it has not been able to confirm the accuracy of the report.The utility started turning off electricity early Wednesday in Northern and Central California in advance of strong, dry winds.
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Bay Area Businessman Peter Sartorio Avoids Jail In College Admissions Scandal

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BOSTON (CBS SF) — Menlo Park food entrepreneur Peter Jan Sartorio was sentenced to probation and community service Friday for his role in the college admission scandal.U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani ordered the 53-year-old to serve one year of probation, complete 250 hours of community service and to pay a fine of $9,500. Federal prosecutors had asked the judge to sentence Sartario to one month in prison, one year of supervised release and a fine of $9,500.Sartorio pleaded guilty in May to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.Federal prosecutors said Sartorio conspired with William “Rick” Singer and others to have his daughter’s ACT exam corrected, thereby fraudulently inflating the score.As part of the scheme, Sartorio took steps to secure extended time for his daughter to take the ACT, which allowed her to take the exam at a test center in West Hollywood that Singer controlled through the center’s corrupt administrator, Igor Dvorskiy.
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'Built By Girls' Summit Comes To San Francisco

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The next generation of female innovators will head to San Francisco on Saturday, to take part in a summit aimed to help them smash the glass ceiling.The Built By Girls Summit comes a day after the world celebrates, International Day of the Girl. The day honors females and addresses the needs and challenges they face.Built By Girls is a New York City-based organization empowers young women and non-binary students, to claim their place in the careers they want, by matching them with a professional female mentor or adviser who is established in the tech realm. In just 5 years, BBG has impacted over 14,000 girls.“Predominately our community is 15 to 22-years-old. So, [they’re] really at a point where they need to make real pivotal decisions about their education and their career,” said Executive Director Tiana Kara.
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How Are 49ers Undefeated And An Underdog Against Rams?

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How is that even possible?The 49ers have three wins by at least two touchdowns. They’re averaging almost 32 points and 427.2 yards per game, both in the NFL’s top five. The 49ers just beat up on the preseason darling Cleveland Browns, who were predicted to do what the 49ers are doing. Holding the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to just 17 points in the opener is looking more and more impressive as the season progresses.“It’s kind of shocking (that the 49ers are 3.5-point underdogs),” agrees Larry Hartstein, senior analyst at SportsLine, “when the three games they’ve covered, they’ve covered by more than 20 points. The only game they didn’t cover, they had five turnovers, and they still won and almost covered.”The Rams, on the other hand, find themselves third in the NFC West, coming off a Super Bowl season. The offense seems unbalanced. While Jared Goff remains productive, throwing for 329.8 yards per game, Todd Gurley’s production has fallen off dramatically. Barely cracking the top 20 in rushing yards, he’s only averaging 54 yards per game. Aaron Donald remains a force along the defensive line, attracting double and triple teams. But the Rams’ secondary can’t seem to stop anyone. Jameis Winston threw for 385 yards a couple weeks back, when the Buccaneers hung 55 points on them.
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Steve Kerr responds to Trump: ‘Wow, has the Office sunken low’

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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr had some things to say after President Donald Trump called him a “little boy” for his response to the China versus NBA saga. “I watch this guy Steve Kerr, he was like a little boy,” the president said on Wednesday. “He was so scared to be even answering the question. He couldn’t answer the question. He was so scared, he was shaking.” Kerr — being Kerr — started things off lightly with an amusing reply.“I was going to ride in on a tricycle with one of those beanies with a propeller on it because he called me a little boy,” Kerr said Thursday evening. “I was going to ride in and see if you guys got the joke.” After a couple giggles, the three-time NBA Champion head coach had a more serious response.“It was really surprising,” he said. “Mainly just because it was me. You stop and you think this is just every day, this is just another day. I was the shiny object yesterday. There’s another one today and there will be a new one tomorrow and the circus will go on.”
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Tesla Owners Receive Warnings To Recharge Amid PG&E Blackouts

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PATTERSON, Stanislaus County (CNN) — When Wendy Bedolla got into her Tesla Model 3 Thursday morning there was a message waiting for her.“Stay Fully Charged,” the message on the car’s big computer screen said. “A utility company in your area announced they may turn off power in some areas of Northern California beginning October 9 as part of public safety power shutoffs, which may affect power to charging options.”The local utility company, Pacific Gas & Electric, or PG&E, was cutting off power to some parts of the region in “rolling blackouts” as a precautionary measure during several days of expected high winds, which threatened to damage power lines and spark dangerous wildfires.The message in Bedolla’s car didn’t come from PG&E, though. It came from Tesla. Bedolla’s car, like the vast majority of Teslas, is connected to the Internet at all times. Tesla can send software updates “over the air” and messages, too, when needed.
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I-5 closed due to 7,500-acre fire burning in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (KRON) — Interstate 5 is closed due to a 7,542-acre fire burning in Los Angeles, according to Caltrans. The massive fire has put more than 20,000 homes under mandatory evacuation orders.The Los Angeles Fire Department has confirmed that one man has died from cardiac arrest.As of 2 p.m., the wind-drive “Saddleridge” Fire is 13-percent contained.The fire was originally reported a little after 9 p.m. Thursday night. It quickly spread overnight and has destroyed at least 25 structures, according to LAFD.More than 1,000 fire fighters are at the scene, helping with the fire. Check back for updates as this story is ongoing.
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First-Ever 'Built By Girls' Summit Takes On San Francisco

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Built By Girls is a community that helps young women step boldly into their careers with the help of female mentors and advisers.
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Menlo Park executive avoids jail in college cheating scheme

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BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a California frozen foods company has avoided jail for his role in a widespread college admissions scandal.Fifty-four-year-old Peter Jan Sartorio, of Menlo Park, California, was sentenced Friday to a year of probation after pleading guilty in May to a single count of fraud and conspiracy. He is the eighth parent to be sentenced in the scheme.Authorities say Sartorio paid $15,000 to rig his daughter’s ACT exam in 2017. He kept the arrangement hidden from his daughter.Prosecutors had requested a month in prison and a fine of $9,500. Sartorio’s lawyers pushed for probation and a fine. They said he deserved leniency because he was the first parent to plead guilty.Sartorio owns Elena’s Food Specialties, a San Francisco company that makes frozen natural food products.
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Wind-Fanned Saddleridge Fire Burns North of LA; 20,000+ Homes Evacuated

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Infamous Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California, combining with dry conditions to elevate wildfire danger across the region. For the latest on this developing story, visit http://nbcbay.com/XEIokOg Stay connected: Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nbcbayarea Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nbcbayarea Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/nbcbayarea Add us on Snapchat @NBCBayArea Catch up on all the day's news: http://www.nbcbayarea.com Download our app: On iOS: http://nbcbay.com/R1BhqYM On Android: http://nbcbay.com/rUcA97h #SaddlebridgeFire
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Man Who Laid Down In San Leandro Road Fatally Struck By A Car

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SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) — A 43-year-old man who apparently deliberately laid down on a road in San Leandro late Thursday night was hit a vehicle and killed, police said.The man was a San Leandro resident but police are withholding his name until his next of kin are notified of his death.San Leandro police Lt. Ted Henderson said, “We do not know why the pedestrian laid himself down in the roadway prior to this collision and we will not know if alcohol and or drugs were factors until the Alameda County coroner’s office has completed their investigation.”The collision occurred in the 15300 block of Hesperian Boulevard shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, where police received multiple reports of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.Responding officers found the man in the roadway with life-threatening injuries and he was taken to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, where he died.
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Tanforan Mall Shooting Hero: 'He's Telling Me Please Don't Let Me Die'

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The image is still fresh in Army Staff Sgt. Isaiah Locklear’s mind. Leaning over a wounded teen inside San Bruno’s Tanforan Mall as chaos broke out all around him.The shooting took place on July 2 in the crowded mall after an argument between young gang members erupted in gunfire. Two teens were wounded — one with a serious abdomen wound, another with a leg wound.An image of Locklear, shirtless and using his clothing as a tourniquet to stop the gunshot victim’s wound, became the defining image of his bravery in the aftermath of the shooting.“He was telling me please don’t let me die,” Locklear recounted Friday. “I told him — ‘Hey, I’m going to stick with you. You’re not going to die. I got you.’ I took the shirt off, applied pressure. I noticed that the bullet went through the stomach and came out the back exiting. I struck with him throughout.”
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Smitten Ice Cream launches on-demand custom flavor creation and pint delivery

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In your dream ice cream universe, Fresh Mint with Lemon Curd, California Olive Oil, Brown Butter Blondie Chunks and Maldon Salt would be a flavor you could find everywhere. Starting this week, you can get a pint delivered at home.San Francisco-based Smitten Ice Cream has launched a new custom flavor creation and pint delivery service that allows people to create and name personalized pints that can be delivered within moments of being churned. How’s that for on-demand?The new $15 service, called Brrr Bar, is in partnership with DoorDash. It launched in the Bay Area this week and expands nationally in early 2020.Here’s how it works: Choose one of 14 housemade ice cream bases, like classic vanilla, fresh mint or chocolate ganache. Then select any combination of nine enhancers, from California Olive Oil Ranch olive oil to Laura Chenel goat cheese or mezcal. Add a seasonal housemade sauce, like blackberry jam, spicy caramel or chocolate sauce.
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Senior citizens launch program to help teach immigrant employees English

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PLEASANTON — When residents in a retirement community would leave notes for Claudia Martinez, the housekeeper often was not sure what they wanted her to do.Martinez, who immigrated from Mexico, could only understand a little English. But now, thanks to an innovative program at the community, she can even decipher her 401(k) statements.“I feel more comfortable, more secure, because I don’t need help,” she said.Gonzalez, 51, works at the Stoneridge Creek senior living community, which has begun offering its employees a resident-driven program: free English tutoring once a week, and employees are even paid for their time. The tutors are volunteers — residents of the retirement community who are former teachers, engineers, pilots or have experience teaching English as a Second Language.

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