<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - News as seen on ]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:59:26 -0700 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:59:26 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: 80s Return + Decreasing Rain Averages]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:38:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxbhitjrweather.jpg Warming temperatures are expected Wednesday with a clearing pattern overhead. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks who could hit 80 degrees. Plus, a look at how our chances of rain really start dropping off in April.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Unions Protest Tax Exemptions for Tech Companies]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:58:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0415-seiu-protest.jpg Hundreds of San Francisco union workers took to the streets on tax day to protest the city’s three-year old payroll tax exemptions that have lured more than a dozen tech companies, including Twitter, to the once-desolate strip of mid-Market Street. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

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<![CDATA[AC Transit CFO Accused of Stealing from Oakland Church]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:42:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-15-2014-lewis-clinton.jpg Prosecutors say AC Transit CFO Lewis Green Clinton Jr. has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling more than a half-million dollars from his East Oakland church. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Students, Lawmakers Take Stand Against Sexual Violence at UC Berkeley]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:46:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/0415-sexualviolence_UCB.jpg Thirty-one sexual assault victims have filed a federal lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Group Plans Protest Over Cinco de Mayo American Flag Shirt Incident]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:28:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-15-2014-flag.jpg A peaceful protest is planned on Cinco de Mayo in front of Live Oak High School. Marianne Favro reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose Water Main Break Lasts 2 Days, Frustrates Residents]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:52:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-15-2014-sj-water-main.jpg The San Jose Water Company is under fire from frustrated residents who have been dealing with a water main leak that has lasted two days. Nannette Miranda reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Warming Forecast + More April Rain?]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:10:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxwedjefffwarmerfiresf.jpg High pressure positioned just offshore will help to warm conditions Wednesday to near record setting highs. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks who will hit the low 80s. Plus, when the storm door may open again to allow much needed rain.]]> <![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: San Francisco Building Fire]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:34:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006531960_1200x675_227875907512.jpg Raw video from our NBC Bay Area chopper of a large fire burning at a building near 14th and Dolores in San Francisco.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Fire Crews Battle 2-Alarm Blaze]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:29:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-15-2014-fire-6.jpg Mindi Talmage of the San Francisco Fire Department provides an update on a 2-alarm fire that erupted at the top of a building on Dolores and 14th streets.]]> <![CDATA[Smoke Alarm Saves Family of 9 in 2-Alarm San Jose Fire]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:14:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006527267_1200x675_227627075895.jpg A smoke alarm helped save the life of a family of nine people, including a six-week-old baby, in an overnight fire in San Jose.]]> <![CDATA[Bulldozers Tear Down Old KNTV Studios Damaged In 5-Alarm Fire]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:30:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006526946_1200x675_227602499555.jpg Bulldozers showed up Tuesday morning to raze down what remained of the burned-down structure that formerly housed KNTV's studios on Park Avenue in San Jose.]]> <![CDATA[Smoke Alarm Saves Family of 9 in 2-Alarm San Jose Fire]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:12:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006525733_1200x675_227403843756.jpg A smoke alarm helped save nine people when a house caught fire overnight in San Jose.]]> <![CDATA[Google Glass Set to Go on Sale Tuesday]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:32:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Google-Glasses.jpg Google is opening its "Explorer Program" to the general public on Tuesday, allowing any adult in the United States to purchase the technology for $1,500 plus tax on the Google Glass site. Kimberly Tere reports.

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<![CDATA[Bulldozers to Clear Debris from Former KNTV Studio Burned in Fire]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:26:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/parkave.jpg Hot spots were still visible a day after a 5-alarm blaze gutted an abandoned building in San Jose, which prevented investigators from thoroughly searching the site for possible victims. Monte Francis reports.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds Gather at Chabot Space and Science Center to Watch "Blood Moon" Eclipse]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:30:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0414-bloodmoon.jpg Hundreds of people gathered at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland late Monday to get a glimpse of the moon change color. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Total Eclipse Tonight + Jeff's Mild Forecast]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:20:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxtotaleclipse.jpg Partly cloudy conditions will provide a decent view of the Total Lunar Eclipse tonight. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri has the best time to catch the space event. Plus, details on how long mild weather continues.]]> <![CDATA[Yosemite Innkeepers Await Tourists' Return]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:06:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-yosemite-rim-fire.JPG The Rim Fire scorched more than 400 square miles of forest land in and around Yosemite National Park. But local hotel operators sees life coming back and hope tourists aren't far behind from returning to the area. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

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<![CDATA[Reality Check: IRS Audits Random?]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:05:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tax_day.jpg In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock examines the claims that the "super rich" filers get targeted more and that the IRS conducts "random" audits.

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<![CDATA[Journalist Says Google Glass Led to SF Assault]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:09:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-Kyle-Russell.jpg Kyle Russell, a Berkeley-based tech reporter for Business Insider, had his Google Glass ripped from his face and "smashed on the ground" near the 16th and Mission BART station on Friday.

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<![CDATA[A Look Into California's 17th District Race]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:46:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/voting-dfw-generic-01.jpg NBC Bay Area's Political Analyst Larry Gerston examines the June primary, which will provide a different nomination for state offices.

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<![CDATA[San Jose May Call on Santa Clara County Sheriff's Deputies to Help with Increasing Crime]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:24:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/standoff4.jpg Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies may be called on to help San Jose's struggling police force keep up with increasing crime. Nannette Miranda reports.

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<![CDATA[More Questions Arise About Safety of New Bay Bridge]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:32:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-bay-bridge-concerns.jpg Some cable sections and rods on the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are rusting, and engineering experts say it could lead to structural damage if the corrosion worsens. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hot Spots Prevent Search of Former KNTV Studio Gutted by Fire]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:35:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/parkave.jpg Hot spots were still visible a day after a 5-alarm blaze gutted an abandoned building in San Jose, which prevented investigators from thoroughly searching the site for possible victims. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Arson Investigators to Probe 5-Alarm Fire at Former KNTV Building]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:08:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006515383_1200x675_226512963919.jpg San Jose arson investigators suspect a person started the 5-alarm blaze at the former KNTV building on Park Avenue. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[More Questions Arise About Safety of New Bay Bridge]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:02:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-bay-bridge-concerns.jpg Some cable sections and rods on the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are rusting, and engineering experts say it could lead to structural damage if the corrosion worsens, a newspaper reported Sunday. Christie Smith reports.]]> <![CDATA[Fire Destroys Former KNTV Studio]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:46:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006514367_1200x675_226257475503.jpg A massive fire destroyed the former KNTV studio on Park Avenue in San Jose. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Current, Former Employees Remember Old KNTV Building]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:38:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/web11pmdamianscura_11637724_1200x675_225983043736.jpg KNTV opened its doors at 645 Park Ave. in San Jose in 1955, and many current and former employees are reminiscing about the old studio. NBC Bay Area's Damian Trujillo spoke to a former KNTV anchor who said she was sad to see the building go like it did.]]> <![CDATA[Firefighters Investigating Cause of 5-Alarm Fire at Old KNTV Building]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:12:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/web11pmkimkntvfire_11637715_1200x675_225970755525.jpg A 5-alarm fire in San Jose destroyed the former NBC Bay Area(KNTV) building on Park Avenue. NBC Bay Area’s Kimberly Tere reports from the scene with the latest on the investigation.]]> <![CDATA[Arrest Might Have Implications on Aldon Smith's Future]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:16:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-aldon-smith.jpg Aldon Smith's arrest could have major implications for his playing career. He's already been in trouble with the law. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski explains Smith's future as a result of the false report of bomb threat arrest.]]> <![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Arrested at LAX, Fans React]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:58:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/web11pmmontealdonsmith_11637705_1200x675_225899075784.jpg Aldon Smith posted $20,000 bail after police arrested him at LAX Sunday afternoon. He is accused of making a false bomb threat. NBC Bay Area’s Monte Francis is in Santa Clara with reaction from team headquarters.]]> <![CDATA[Kris Sanchez]]> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:50:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KRISsanchez1.jpg

Kris Sanchez anchors the weekend editions of Today in the Bay, NBC Bay Area’s morning news program.

Prior to joining the NBC Bay Area family, Kris anchored newscasts in El Paso, Texas, Grand Junction, Colorado, Fresno and Los Angeles.

Kris also worked for Channel One news, a current events network for middle and high school students across the nation. As a correspondent, she covered the 2000 presidential campaign and traveled to Central America for the handover of the Panama Canal and to cover humanitarian work. Kris was honored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists for her feature, “Cesar Chavez, A Legacy of Hope.”

Kris graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Journalism and Spanish language. As a journalist, Kris takes pleasure in being a life-long learner. She especially enjoys telling the stories of the diverse Bay Area community.

Off camera, Kris makes a lot of cupcakes and blanket forts with her two rowdy little girls. She and her husband enjoy cooking together and spending time with family, friends and their bulldog Mexi.

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<![CDATA[49ers Aldon Smith Booked For False Report of Bomb Threat at LAX]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:56:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/web6pmtkmonsmith_11636963_1200x675_225719363958.jpg 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was taken into custody by police at LAX on Sunday following an alleged encounter with a TSA agent, police said. We have team coverage on the story. NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis reports from San Francisco with more details. Also, Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski spoke with an eyewitness and has part of that interview.]]> <![CDATA[Update: 5-Alarm Fire Burning in Downtown San Jose]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:40:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/web6pmkimdamianfire_11636940_1200x675_225710659724.jpg Flames and thick black smoke could be seen for miles in downtown San Jose Sunday afternoon. And the city had to call for mutual aid from neighboring cities to help battle the flames. We have live team coverage of the 5-alarm fire with Damian Trujillo, who reports on the history of the building, but Kimberly Tere reports first on the fire.]]> <![CDATA[Firefighters Fight 5-Alarm Fire Burning in San Jose]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:42:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/web5pmbuildingfire_11636577_1200x675_225664579873.jpg San Jose Fire is fighting a 5-alarm fire in downtown San Jose near Park Ave. and S. Montgomery Street, two blocks from the San Jose Caltrain station. NBC Bay Area's Kimberly Tere reports live from the scene. Meteorologist Rob Mayeda also reports.]]> <![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: 49ers Aldon Smith Reportedly Detained at LAX]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:41:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rawvideoaldonarrested_11636280_1200x675_225634371588.jpg Raw video of 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith detained by police at LAX on Sunday.]]> <![CDATA[Berkeley Warehouse Fire Under Control, Power Intentionally Shut Down In Area]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:49:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/fire215.JPG Firefighters battled a five-alarm warehouse fire at a woodworking shop in West Berkeley that started on Saturday night, a fire chief said.

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<![CDATA[DMV Agents in San Jose Conduct Sting Operation on Illegal Car Sales]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:36:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006503301_1200x675_224949315658.jpg NBC Bay Area’s Kimberly Tere reports from San Jose on why the DMV says you should think twice before buying a used car in a parking lot or on a street.]]> <![CDATA[3-Alarm Warehouse Fire in Berkeley Destroys 4 Businesses]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:28:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006503294_1200x675_224945219621.jpg Firefighters are at the scene of a huge fire that ripped through a number of businesses in Berkeley Saturday night. Fire crews now have it contained but the property owner says financial losses are massive. NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis reports from the scene of the fire that destroyed four businesses.]]> <![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: Firefighters Battling Warehouse Fire Near Eastshore Hwy]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:08:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006503058_1200x675_224899651642.jpg This is raw video of the three-alarm warehouse fire that broke out near Eastshore Highway in Berkeley Saturday night.]]> <![CDATA[DMV Agents Take On Illegal Car Sales in South Bay]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:52:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006502573_1200x675_224785987665.jpg A new operation is taking on illegal car sales in the South Bay, with the Department of Motor Vehicles leading the charge. NBC Bay Area's Kimberly Tere reports.]]> <![CDATA[Investigators Confirm Body Found at Mt. Tam is Missing Hiker]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:50:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006502571_1200x675_224783939985.jpg Investigators confirmed Saturday night a woman’s body found that morning near Mt. Tamalpais is that of a hiker from Menlo Park who went missing two weeks ago. NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hazardous Gas Leak in Santa Clara]]> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:50:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006496826_1200x675_224556099714.jpg Neighbors woke up to a hazardous gas leak in Santa Clara.]]> <![CDATA[Parents Protest San Jose Daycare After Alleging Abusive Care]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:26:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0411-SJ_daycare.jpg A group of concerned mothers are protesting against a San Jose daycare, claiming abusive care and aggressive handling of their children. Nannette Miranda reports.

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<![CDATA[Hot South Bay Real Estate Market Gives Sellers Cold Feet]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:00:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/209*120/0411-RealEstate.jpg There are more bidding wars than ever before with the South Bay housing market that continues to heat up. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[San Jose State Tommie Smith Statue Vandalized, Gold Medal Missing]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:02:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006494738_1200x675_223979587536.jpg Thieves ripped off the gold medal from the iconic statue of Olympic runner and former San Jose State University graduate Tommie Smith. Marianne Favro reports.]]> <![CDATA[Missing Polish Paintings Discovered in Storage Unit]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:50:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-11-2014-polish-paintingd.jpg By all accounts, Hanna “Kali” Weynerowska led a colorful life – the sort of colorful life she might depict in one of her many paintings. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[An End to Utility Funded Travel for CPUC President?]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:42:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/peevey+sign.JPG Following an NBC Bay Area investigation, which exposed that CPUC president Michael Peevey accepted thousands of dollars in free travel from special interest groups, Sen. Jerry Hill introduces a bill to prevent public officials from accepting lavish vacations from utility-funded nonprofits. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski reports in a story that aired on April 11, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[FedEx Freight Recorded More Than 600 Violations For Dangerous Driving]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:39:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/new-bus-crash-edt-cali.jpg Digging through public records, NBC Bay Area's Investigative Unit discovered FedEx has been involved in hundreds of accidents. Elyce Kirchner reports in a video that aired on April 11, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Marc Klaas: Sheriff "Stonewalled" Search for Sierra LaMar]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:51:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006494193_1200x675_223929923736.jpg In a new twist in the heated battle for sheriff of Santa Clara County, missing-child advocate Marc Klaas has come out against sitting Sheriff Laurie Smith, saying she's "stonewalled" the search for the body of Sierra LaMar. Damian Trujillo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jeff's Weekend Forecast: Mild To Cool Trend]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:44:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxweekendjrwxjr.jpg High pressure just north of the Bay Area will bring clearing weather for the weekend with areas of fog at the coast. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks another round of wide ranging temperatures that will range from 60s to 80s.]]>