<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - News as seen on ]]> Copyright 2015 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 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:53:37 -0700 Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:53:37 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[WWE Fan's Hotel Ransacked While at WrestleMania]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:38:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0401-2015-FilipoosSaternus.jpg It was his dream to travel from Poland to the Silicon Valley to see his favorite wrestlers grace the ring at WrestleMania. But his journey took an ugly twist. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Preschool Facing Possible Closure in Antioch]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:29:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0401-2015-KidsClub.jpg About 300 preschool students in Antioch will have to find a new campus this summer. Terry McSweeney reports.

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<![CDATA[Passenger Attacks Taxi Driver in SF]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:30:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/164*120/padlock1.JPG Police are looking for a male suspect who assaulted a taxi driver with a padlock outside San Francisco's Civic Center BART station. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Santa Cruz Prepared for CA's Mandatory Water Restrictions]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:31:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0401-2015-SantaCruzDrought.jpg As California leaders look for a solution to the state’s severe drought, the Governor may want to look to Santa Cruz for solutions. Governor Brown announced a plan for 25 percent water restrictions statewide Wednesday, but it’s something Santa Cruz accomplished last year. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Record Low Sierra Snowpack]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:45:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxdroughtworsens.jpg While we had several storms hit California in December and February, they just weren't cold enough to create any major snowpack this year. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri examines the current Sierra snowpack numbers that are coming in lower than ever recorded.]]> <![CDATA[Parched Calif. Sets Mandatory Water Restrictions]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:42:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ca-drought-stock-breaking-465639979.jpg For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Video: Taxi Driver Assaulted With Padlock Outside SF BART]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:43:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/164*120/padlock1.JPG Police are looking for a male suspect who assaulted a taxi driver with a padlock early Tuesday morning outside San Francisco's Civic Center BART station, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday. Kimberly Yonenaka reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Mild, Windy & Next Rain]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:11:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjwedforecastj.jpg Drier winds will help to boost temperatures Thursday. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks how high. Plus, when our next chance of much needed rain will return.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands Expected to Attend Memorial for Slain San Jose Police Officer]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:21:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/johnson71.jpg Police from across the state and the county will remember fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson Thursday during a memorial ceremony at the SAP Center. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[String of Student Suicides Prompt More Counselors in Palo Alto]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:22:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0401-2015-PaloAltoHS.jpg The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will allocate funds to hire more therapists, a decision prompted after seven students have taken their own lives this year. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeb Bush to Fundraise Amidst Controversy in Bay Area]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:41:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP632245416248.jpg Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush arrived in the Bay Area on Wednesday to fundraise for a likely White House bid, as he faces likely criticism on the Left Coast for defending controversial “religious freedom” laws in Indiana. Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[5th San Jose Airport Security Breach in Year]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:47:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/sjc6.jpg San Jose police on Wednesday identified the woman they arrested in connection with scaling a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport, a young woman who turned 20 last week and who her uncle said had just broken up with her boyfriend. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Parched California Sets Mandatory Water Restrictions]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:23:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/California-Drought.jpg For the first time in state history, cities and towns across California must implement mandatory restrictions to reduce water use during the fourth consecutive year of drought under an executive order announced Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Accusations of Theft Led to Murder-Suicide at Palo Alto Senior Complex: PD]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:30:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010829634_1200x675_421278275695.jpg A man who shot and killed his Palo Alto apartment building's manager before killing himself last month believed the manager had been stealing things from his apartment, police said. But detectives found no evidence that Vincent Collins, 70, had been stealing from Marc Miller, 69, and Miller's friends told police he had likely just misplaced the missing items. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Arrested for Scaling Fence at SCJ ID'd]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:25:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010829629_1200x675_421277251718.jpg San Jose police on Wednesday identified the woman they arrested in connection with scaling a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport as 20-year-old Deanna Predoehl of Sunnyvale.]]> <![CDATA[Jeb Bush to Fundraise Amidst Controversy in San Francisco]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:55:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010827665_1200x675_421181507832.jpg Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush arrives in the Bay Area on Wednesday to fundraise for a likely White House bid, as he faces likely criticism on the Left Coast for defending controversial “religious freedom” laws in Indiana. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Millions of Americans Victims of Medical Identity Theft]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:51:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RONNIE-AND-VICKY.jpg Last year, millions of Americans were charged a total of $20 billion for medical services they never received. It’s because of “medical identity theft”—a crime that’s up to 20 times more lucrative than credit card theft. Vicky Nguyen reports in a video that aired on March 31, 2015.]]> <![CDATA[Oakland A's Set to Hold Team's First Pride Night in June]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:34:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0331-2015-Dolan.jpg The girlfriend of an Oakland Athletics player is raising donations for tickets to the team's first Pride Night. Jean Elle reports.]]> <![CDATA[Andrew Getty Found Dead at Home: Family]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:26:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-31-15-Getty-Investigation1.JPG Andrew Getty, the grandson of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, died at his Hollywood Hills home Tuesday, a spokesman for his parents confirmed in a written statement. Terry McSweeney reports.

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<![CDATA[Hold the Ice: San Francisco Bars Offer Discount on Drinks to Help Fight Severe Drought]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:27:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/cocktail_party_generic.jpg A San Francisco bar is trying to conserve water by making drinks stronger to help fight California’s historic drought. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Woman Arrested After SJC Security Breach]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:30:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjairportinvestigation.jpg A woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly climbed a fence and got onto Mineta San Jose International Airport property, officials said. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Group Videotapes Its Way to Super Bowl 50]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:29:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0331-2015-Baycat.jpg The din of the Third Street corridor in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point roared like a generic soundtrack as David Alfaro and his team walked past a storefront mannequin, darting into the tiny Community Youth Center. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

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<![CDATA[SF Takes Stand Against "Religious Freedom" Law]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:14:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/scottwiener.jpg The backlash continues to grow, and now Indiana's governor is taking a step back from his new "Religious Freedom" law. Meanwhile, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has put forward a resolution condemning the Indiana law. Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Examining Possible Khanna-Honda Rematch]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:54:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1004-2014-Debate.jpg If you liked it the first time, brace yourself for the sequel. We're talking about last year's congressional race between Mike Honda and Ro Khanna. NBC Bay Area's Political Analyst Larry Gerston reports.

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<![CDATA[Donations for Nonprofit Stolen in San Jose]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:41:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0331-2015-StolenDonations.jpg Donations meant for the non-profit organization Hope Services were reportedly stolen from a San Jose neighborhood. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Windy Pollen, Mild & Showers]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:25:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxmicrosbweatherj.jpg Breezy to gusty winds will continue to whip around the Bay Area into Wednesday. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks what this means for your allergies. Plus, details on how a few showers could impact Easter Weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Severe Drought Prompts Early Training for Seasonal Firefighters]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:52:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0331-2015-CalFire.jpg Cal Fire's academy for seasonal firefighters began outdoor training Tuesday two months ahead of schedule. Robert Handa reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Bruno Backs Tougher PG&E Pipeline Penalty]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:27:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010818284_1200x675_420942915888.jpg Officials of a San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly 2010 gas-line blast said Tuesday they support a proposal to raise the financial penalty against the utility responsible to $1.6 billion. Marianne Favro reports.]]> <![CDATA[Purported Kidnappers Want Police Apology: Report]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:26:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-denise-huskins-nuevo.jpg A San Francisco newspaper has received a series of emails from a person claiming responsibility for a California woman's abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[San Bruno Backs Tougher Pipeline Penalty]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:52:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010816641_1200x675_420855363683.jpg Officials of a San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly 2010 gas-line blast said Tuesday they support a proposal to raise the financial penalty against the utility responsible. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![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[Fire Destroys 4 Homes Under Construction in Dublin]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:06:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/236*120/FIRE152.JPG Burned out shells are all that's left after flames ripped through several homes under construction in Dublin Monday night. Firefighters are still at The Preserve at Jordan Ranch watching for hot spots. Today in the Bay's Kris Sanchez reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Bruno City Leaders to Outline PG&E Pipeline Penalty Response]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:45:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/SANBRUNO12.JPG Leaders in San Bruno will outline what actions the city will take in response to that record fine levied against PGE in the wake of the deadly pipeline explosion nearly five years ago. Today in the Bay's Stephanie Chuang is live in that San bruno neighborhood where the blast happened]]> <![CDATA[Parents Want More Medical Marijuana Access for Sick Children]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:46:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/980499621.jpg Several parents are advocating for more medical marijuana access as they say cannabis is safer than pharmaceuticals to treat their sick children. Jean Elle reports.]]> <![CDATA[Missing Berkeley Student Fatally Struck by Car: Police]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:35:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/TLMD-eloi-vasquez-berkeley.jpg Friends and teammates were grieving Monday after learning that a beloved UC Berkeley student athlete who went missing in Los Angeles over the weekend was fatally struck by a car as he ran across freeway lanes. Terry McSweeney reports.

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<![CDATA[Fire Crews Extinguish 2-Alarm Blaze in Dublin]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:23:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0330-2015-DublinFire2.jpg Alameda County Fire crews extinguished a two-alarm blaze in Dublin late Monday. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[SJ Police, City Prepare for Memorial Honoring Slain Officer]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:33:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/johnson71.jpg San Jose is getting ready to host what is expected to be a huge memorial event Thursday in honor of Michael Johnson, a police officer who was shot and killed last week. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Gascon Launches Task Force to Investigate Law Enforcement Misconduct Allegations]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:31:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/89746749.jpg Following separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff's deputies and irregularities at the Police Department's DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[RSA Security Conference Bans "Booth Babes"]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:33:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0330-2015-BoothBabes.jpg A technology conference is taking a stand against so-called "booth babes." Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Missing UC Berkeley Student Found Dead: Police]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:34:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/TLMD-eloi-vasquez-berkeley-2.jpg A UC Berkeley student who went missing over the weekend after leaving a party near the USC campus has been found dead, LAPD officials said. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Cooler Tuesday & Rain Outlook]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:05:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjmonjeffweather.jpg A weaker system will pass over the Bay Area by Tuesday, helping to drop temperatures. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks how this impacts your Microclimate Forecast. Plus, what's in store with our rain outlook the next few weeks.]]> <![CDATA[Sold-Out Crowd Descends on Levi's Stadium for WrestleMania]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:44:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP100328043649.jpg A sold-out crowd of 76,000 screaming fans descended on Levis Stadium for WrestleMania 31 — also known as the Super Bowl of wrestling. Tickets weren't cheap either, some wrestling fans paid more than $10,000 for a ticket. That helped make it the highest ever grossing event ever for WWE. It raked in more than $12.5 million. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Cluster of Cougars of "Phenomenal Density" Discovered in East Bay Hills]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:45:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SUNOL+PUMAS+PART+2+OF+2+STILL+PP+PUSH+RAW+-+00003516.jpg Ecologists have discovered at least nine different mountain lions in the East Bay hills in an area east of Fremont and south of Livermore in the Sunol/Ohlone Regional Wilderness. Michelle Roberts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Say Missing UC Berkeley Student Found Dead]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:57:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/eloi-vasquez-estudiante-berkeley-muerto-usc-los-angeles.jpg A UC Berkeley student who went missing over the weekend after leaving a party near the USC campus has been found dead, LAPD officials said. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Protecting Patients Through Artificial Intelligence]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:35:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/2015-03-30_13-18-46.jpg Antoine Blondeau, CEO of Sentient Technologies, joins the Press Here panel to discuss innovations in artificial intelligence in the software space.]]> <![CDATA[Former Groupon CEO's Detour App a Wonderful Surprise]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:20:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2015-03-30_13-03-05.jpg New Detour app may just be one of the best apps in the App Store. Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason talks about his newest venture.]]> <![CDATA[$100,000 Reward Offered to Find Missing UC Berkeley Student: Family]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:20:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010796374_1200x675_420224579975.jpg A $100,000 reward was being offered for the safe return of a UC Berkeley student who went missing after leaving a party near the University of Southern California campus early Saturday morning, family members said. Eloi Vasquez, a 19-year-old freshman who plays on the school's soccer team, walked out of a fraternity house in the 600 block of West 28th Street about 1:30 a.m. with only his cellphone in hand. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA["He Needs Help:" Man With Machete Goes on Rampage in San Jose Neighborhood]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:50:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010795351_1200x675_420099651782.jpg A San Jose neighborhood was shut down Sunday morning when a man with a machete went on a rampage. His sister, Julie Gutierrez, said he needs help.]]> <![CDATA[Supreme Court Will Not Take Up Morgan Hill American Flag T-Shirt Case]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:35:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010795283_1200x675_420088387932.jpg The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday - without any explanation - to take up a free speech case that was sparked over boys wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo at a Morgan Hill high school five years ago.]]> <![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Fresno Firefighter Falls Through Roof While Battling House Fire]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:50:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010794799_1200x675_420066371975.jpg A Fresno firefighter was hospitalized with severe burns Sunday after falling through a roof while battling a house fire, authorities said. A witness video showed the firefighter stamping the roof once with a pole before falling. A burst of flames rose through the opening. Someone repeatedly yelled "Get him out!" as others screamed.]]>