<![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 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:46:43 -0800 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:46:43 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Class Action: Report Faults Charter Schools for Requiring Volunteering]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:45:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/class-action-12172014.jpg Hilary Hammell, a lawyer with the San Francisco civil rights group Public Advocates, talks to NBC Bay Area’s Jessica Aguirre about her recent report on charter school requirements for parent volunteering. Hammell says more than 100 charter schools in California require parents to donate volunteer hours, a practice she says is illegal under California law.]]> <![CDATA[SJPD: Ray McDonald Suspect in Alleged Sex Assault]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:48:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP13080214223.jpg San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald is being investigated by San Jose police for an alleged sexual assault, authorities confirmed Wednesday morning. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[4 Vehicles Set On Fire in San Francisco, Arson Suspected]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:47:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SF-CAR-ARSONS-HENRY-RAW---12553611.jpg San Francisco police are investigating after four vehicles were apparently set on fire early Wednesday morning at three different locations. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Petaluma Family Celebrates Gift Of Life By Returning The Favor]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:28:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/organ+transplant+3.jpg Janice and Gary MacKinnon never thought there would be a way they could adequately thank the Millard family for saving their son, Jake's, life ten years ago through organ donation. This past year, though, Janice came pretty darn close]]> <![CDATA[Marin County Supervisors Declare "State of Emergency" After Storm Damages Reach $1M]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:05:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/marincomudslide2.jpg The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to issue a state of emergency because of the recent storms that have battered the North Bay, causing levee breaches, mudslides, flooding and power outages. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[Tree Falls on Santa Clara Home]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:13:43 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/tree41.jpg With all the rain, trees have been falling over, including this one on Burbank Drive in Santa Clara. Kris Sanchez reports.

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<![CDATA[Grocery Giveaway at Glide Memorial Church]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:08:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/glide2.jpg Volunteers were staffed at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco, where 5,000 bags of groceries were expected to be handed out before Christmas. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Has Strong Bid for 2024 Olympics: Sources]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:14:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-aros-olimpicos-juegos-olimpicos-olympic-rings-getty-images-470969827.jpg San Francisco is hoping to host the 2024 Olympics. Two sources close to the process said San Francisco and Washington, D.C. have the strongest bids. In Redwood City Tuesday, four U.S. cities made their pitch to the U.S. Olympic Committee. NBC Bay Area s Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputies Miss Court Appearances]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:31:58 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Court+Still+2.png An exclusive NBC Bay Area investigation discovered more problems with officers, deputies and patrolmen skipping out on traffic court responsibilities. Chief investigative reporter, Tony Kovaleski reports in a story that aired December 16, 2014 (Published Friday, December 16, 2014)

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<![CDATA[Berkeley Protesters Speak Out at City Council Meeting]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:20:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009532807_1200x675_373655619980.jpg Protesters at Berkeley's city council meeting delivered their message against police brutality loud and clear Tuesday night. NBC Bay Area's Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[Menlo Park Water Main Break Floods Homes]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:59:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/garage_flooding_menlo1.jpg The Peninsula got hit hard by the storm Tuesday night and not just by the driving rain. A water main break flooded homes in Menlo Park. NBC Bay Area's Terry McSweeney reports.

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<![CDATA[Carlos Santana Lays Down Guitar, Authors New Book]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:31:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/carlos+book.jpg Even as a kid, Carlos Santana was already consumed by music. It was everywhere. First in his native Mexico, then in his adopted home of San Francisco where the sounds of jazz and rock soaked in. NBC Bay Area's Joe Rosato Jr. takes a look at Santana's new project.

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<![CDATA[Reality Check: Did Uber Break Its Promise During Emergencies?]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:53:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-uber-taxi.jpg The 16-hour hostage situation in Sydney rattled plenty of nerves, but the crisis also cast a negative light on Uber. Some riders were charged extra to escape the area. In this edition of Reality Check, NBC Bay Area's Sam Brock looks to see if Uber broke its own promise to freeze prices during emergencies.

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<![CDATA[Pressure Mounts on SJPD to Fire Cop Over Controversial Tweets]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:27:06 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-phillip-white-policia-san-jose.jpg A community group, pushing to have a San Jose police officer fired for making threatening tweets, is applying more pressure. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Team Coverage: Storm Returns to Bay Area]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:54:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/freeways_rain_sf.jpg A new storm has arrived, as people are still cleaning up from recent rounds of rain that have opened up gaping holes in roofs and triggered big mudslides. NBC Bay Area's Nannette Miranda reports from the South Bay with information on the storm damage, and Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the new storm.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Heavy Rain & 2 More Storms]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:34:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjrstrongstormjweather.jpg A heavy round of rain arrived Tuesday afternoon bringing back flood concerns and dangerous travel on Bay Area roads. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks that storm and 2 more systems this week. Plus, when a much needed drying trend could happen.]]> <![CDATA[US Olympic Committee To Hear Bid Pitches In Redwood City]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:27:59 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-aros-olimpicos-juegos-olimpicos-olympic-rings-getty-images-470969827.jpg Mayors from four major American cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, and Washington, D.C., will head Tuesday to make a case to Larry Probst, the chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee, to bid to host the Olympics there. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Pot Delivery Services Take Over the Bay Area]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:57:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/marijuana-leaf1.jpg It’s the intersection of tech and pot. As more and more states legalize marijuana – both recreational and medicinal – the opportunity to cash in is blowing up. And ground zero is right here in the Bay Area.]]> <![CDATA[Father of Michael Brown Speaks With Mission High School Students]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:49:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009518108_1200x675_373145667611.jpg Michael Brown Sr., whose son's death in Ferguson, Missouri by a police officer sparked a wave of protests in the Bay Area and around the country, met with hundreds of San Francisco high school students from across the city Monday evening to discuss issues regarding race and society. Jean Elle reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose's El Tarasco Bar Closes After Bad Reputation]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:35:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009518094_1200x675_373147203562.jpg Neighbors of a bar with a very bad reputation celebrated Sunday after the owners closed its doors for good. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[Candlelight Vigil Held in Oakland]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:36:38 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009518096_1200x675_373145155727.jpg A candlelight vigil was held in Lake Merritt Monday. According to Oakland police, the crowd was peaceful and there were no arrests or injuries reported. NBC Bay Area’s Terry McSweeney joins us live at Lake Merritt with what tonight's diverse collection of protestors had to say.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose's El Tarasco Bar Closes After Bad Reputation]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:35:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/el_tarasco_bar_san_jose.jpg Neighbors of a bar with a very bad reputation celebrated Sunday after the owners closed its doors for good. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[Multilingual Skype Translates As Users Speak]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:31:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P+SKYPE+TRANSLATOR+PKG+-+00011301.jpg A new, multilingual version of Skype translates what users are saying to one another in real-time. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Pending Legislation Makes Crime on Cruise Ships More Transparent]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:47:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/photo-logo.jpg Pending legislation will require cruise lines to include closed FBI cases, open FBI investigations and alleged crimes in public reporting statistics. Previously, the law only required the public disclosure of crimes that the FBI investigated and closed. This change comes nearly three years after an NBC Bay Area investigation into crime at sea. Elyce Kirchner reports in a story that aired on Dec. 15, 2014.

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<![CDATA[Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over 911 Policy]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:41:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/photo-logo1.jpg Congresswoman Barbara Lee says access to medical treatment is critical at USPS facilities. She reached out to the postal service following a series of NBC Bay Area investigations into delayed medical treatment at the postal processing and distribution center in Oakland. Vicky Nguyen reports in a story that aired on Dec. 15, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Proposed State Takeover of UC System]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:36:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009517212_1200x675_373079107714.jpg A lot of people are unhappy about the UC tuition hikes, and it's not just students. Larry Gerston reports.]]> <![CDATA[After All the Rain, Marin Reservoirs Way Above Normal]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:46:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/6P+NORTH+BAY+STORM+PKG+-+03001413.jpg Statewide reservoirs are about 60 percent of where they should be at this time of year, but in one part of the Bay Area, the numbers are way above normal. Mark Matthews reports.]]> <![CDATA[Officer On Leave After Tweets Threaten Protesters]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:41:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/OFFICER-PHILLIP-WHITE-SJPD.jpg The San Jose Police Department has a placed a veteran officer on leave and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Block OPD HQ, 25 Arrested]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:41:53 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/460504244_8.jpg About 250 protesters surrounded Oakland police headquarters on Monday morning, scaling poles, blocking the freeway and shouting things like "Silence is Violence" and "Black and Breathing." Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Flooding Concerns at Redwood City Mobile Home Parks]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:25:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009516664_1200x675_373062723662.jpg Residents of two mobile home parks are concerned they're about to get flooded out. Nannette Miranda reports.]]> <![CDATA[Kris Sanchez]]> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:50:57 -0800 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[Evacuations After Electric Poles Falls Into Homes]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:39:53 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/waples-Snap.jpg Residents were evacuated after a vehicle crashed into an electrical pole and caused two poles to fall with live wires into a mobile home park in South San Jose. Marianne Favro reports.]]> <![CDATA[Electric Poles Fall Into Mobile Homes]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:08:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/waples-Snap.jpg Power poles fell onto mobile homes in San Jose. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[RAW: "Black and Breathing" Protesters Block Oakland Police Headquarters]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:29:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009510806_1200x675_372790339799.jpg About 250 "black and breathing" protesters surround Oakland police headquarters. The NBC Bay Area chopper flew overhead.]]> <![CDATA[Residents of Flooded Redwood City Mobile Home Park Worry About Next Rain]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:58:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rwc2.jpg The residents of a flooded Redwood City mobile home park worry about the rain. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Lone California Water Postman Delivers Mail on the Delta]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:55:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009510131_1200x675_372746307961.jpg Rick Stelzriede is the last remaining postal service worker who delivers mail on the water - on the Delta north of Tracy. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Michael Brown's Father Speaks at San Francisco Church]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:55:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michael_brown_sr_speaking.jpg The father of Michael Brown, whose unarmed son was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, came to San Francisco Sunday to speak at the Third Baptist Church. NBC Bay Area's Christie Smith reports from the church with more on what Brown Sr. had to say.

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<![CDATA[Race Relations in the United States]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:48:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP161203131320.jpg The recent treatment of African-Americans by white police officers has led to a national debate on basic civil liberties issues. anger over the perceived -- and real -- inequality has spilled over to California and the Bay Area. NBC Bay Area’s political analyst Larry Gerston discusses the issue.

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<![CDATA[Peninsula Residents Come Home to Flooded Mobile Home Parks]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:39:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mobile_home_park_rc.jpg Residents that had to evacuate two flooded mobile home parks along the Peninsula are coming back home Saturday night. The water has been pumped out, and they are finally getting a chance to dry out after the storm. NBC Bay Area's Christie Smith spoke with those neighbors.

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<![CDATA[E-Cigarettes Part of Proposed Palo Alto Smoking Ban]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:35:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009498375_1200x675_371938883556.jpg The fight over lighting up is smoldering in Palo Alto, as the city considers creating an even more restrictive smoking ban. NBC Bay Area’s Marianne Favro reports live in Palo Alto with the details.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Considering Tighter Smoking Restrictions]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19:14:31 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009497869_1200x675_371873859851.jpg Lighting up could soon become more challenging in Palo Alto, as the city gets ready to consider even tighter smoking restrictions. NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro reports from Palo Alto.

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<![CDATA[Residents Return to Redwood City Mobile Home Park Damaged by Storm]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 19:27:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mobile_home_park_rc.jpg Thursday's storm left two Redwood City mobile home parks underwater. On Saturday, residents were still dealing with the soggy aftermath. NBC Bay Area's Christie reports with a first-hand look at the damage of these homes.

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<![CDATA[SFO Ranks High for Flight Delays]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:42:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CANCELLED1.jpg The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit looked at three years of data from the Department of Transportation and found that out of an average of more than 52,000 flights arriving at SFO during the holiday months, 11 percent were delayed more than 45 minutes and 2 percent were cancelled. Elyce Kirchner reports in a video that aired on Dec. 12, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Clean Up After Powerful Storm to Continue Through Weekend]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:26:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/Eucalyptus1.JPG The plan for the weekend? For many of us -- drying off and cleaning up after a heavy storm that swept through the Bay Area. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Flooding Sparks Mandatory Evacuations at Mobile Home Parks]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:24:53 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N4P+PENINSULA+STORM+VO+-+00000815.jpg Due to possible health and safety risks caused by standing water, the City of Redwood City has ordered a mandatory evacuation of two mobile home parks that flooded in Thursday's heavy rains. Nannette Miranda reports.]]> <![CDATA[Max Storm Total: 11.22" Rain]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:05:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxrainmaxjrwxrain.jpg Our major storm pummeled the Bay Area with 3.00" to 11.00" in just 24 hours. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri has a look at the most impressive totals.]]> <![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Drier Saturday After Historic Storm]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:14:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxwrapupjwxrain.jpg A powerful storm that hammered the Bay Area with gusty winds and heavy flooding rains is slowly exiting. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the top rainfall totals with our historic storm and much drier weather by the weekend. Plus, details on when rain is likely to return.]]> <![CDATA[Water Levels Climb at Bay Area Reservoirs After Storm]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:39:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1212-2014-reservoir.jpg The Bay Area's drying reservoirs got much-needed rain from a powerful storm that drenched Northern California this week. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Powerful Storm Leaves Peninsula Trailer Parks Flooded]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:33:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009491255_1200x675_371555395674.jpg Dozens of families at several Redwood City trailer park spent Friday in knee-deep water trying to salvage what they could from their homes, which were flooded during the previous day's powerful storm. Michelle Roberts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Storm Heads South After Drenching Bay Area]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:37:43 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/rosato.JPG Californians got a lot of what they wanted and little of what they feared from a major storm that finally blew out of the state Friday. Christie Smith reports.

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