<![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 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:06:44 -0800 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:06:44 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[NBC Bay Area's Holiday Food Drive Nets 17,000 Bags]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:34:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/B3FTIM7CIAAuPKr.jpg+large.jpg Saturday marked the start of NBC Bay Area's and Safeway's big holiday food drive, where anchors, reporters, and volunteers spent the day collecting food donations. Nannette Miranda reports from the Safeway at Rivermark Plaza in Santa Clara.

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<![CDATA[Masses Resume at Holy Cross Church in SJ After Fire]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:27:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/holy_cross_masses.jpg A fire destroyed their church, but it didn't take away their faith. Tonight, nearly a week after flames ripped through historic Holy Cross Church in San Jose, a full mass was held in the parish hall. NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro reports from outside the hall with more.

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<![CDATA[Attempted Child Assault at San Francisco Park: Police]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:15:01 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/park_assault_sf.jpg San Francisco police are investigating an attempted assault on a 7-year-old child at Lafayette Park, possibly inside the park's bathroom. NBC Bay Area's Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA[Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:51:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pesticide+drift+pic.jpg Most California counties don't require farmers and growers to tell schools about potentially dangerous chemicals used in their pesticide spray. Jenna Susko reports in a video that aired on Nov. 21, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:47:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg Forget walking or rollerblading -- how about rocket skating? Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From Building in San Francisco's Financial District]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:37:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/window-wash-2.jpg A window washer fell screaming about 11 stories from the top of the Sterling Bank and Trust building in San Francisco Friday, landing on a car in the middle of a busy street, police and witnesses said. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[Labor Leaders Say Obama's Immigration Order Will Help Everyone]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:33:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459316502.jpg NBC Bay Area's Peggy Bunker examines how President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration will impact the labor force.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Woman Running From New York To Bay Area To Support Navy SEALs]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:46:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/christina+runs+america+3+hashtap.jpg Christina Lee began her run thinking of all the Navy SEALs who serve our country. She is finishing focusing on one in particular.]]> <![CDATA[Chefs Prep Dishes For "Help Us End Hunger Now" Holiday Food Drive]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:09:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/1121-2014-ChefDish.jpg Two Bay Area chefs show the types of dishes that can be made using contents from the holiday donations bag. Janelle Wang reports.

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<![CDATA[Inmates Released Under Proposition 47 See "Freedom Fridays" in Contra Costa County]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:13:44 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-DonyellGreen.jpg Hundreds of inmates across the Bay Area have been set free under voter-approved Proposition 47. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[How Will Republicans Respond to Obama's Immigration Policy?]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:02:52 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_barack_obama_accion_ejecutiva.jpg NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston examines President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration and how Republicans still plan to fight him.

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<![CDATA[Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:41:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/window-wash-2.jpg A window washer fell screaming about 11 stories from the top of the Sterling Bank and Trust building in San Francisco Friday, landing on a car in the middle of a busy street, police and witnesses said. Mark Matthews reports.]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Travel Season Kicks Off]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:40:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009194939_1200x675_362031683657.jpg Bad weather on the East Coast may delay travel plans here in the Bay Area. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Immigration Leaders Set Informational Meetings in Bay Area]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:35:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_obama_vegas_speech.png Several public session to help people with the application process in President Barack Obama's immigration policy will be held in the Bay Area. Robert Handa reports.]]> <![CDATA[Contra Costa County Sees Rise in Water Thefts]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:32:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/house+rentals+fire+hydrant.jpg Contra Costa Water District leaders are considering raising the fines for stealing water after a surge of thefts from fire hydrants and residential water lines. Christie Smith reports.]]> <![CDATA[President Obama Heads to Vegas on Immigration Sales Mission]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:17:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/obama-vegas-th.jpg United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of impeachment or a government shutdown. Their remedy was far from clear. Damian Trujillo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Saturday Rain Timeline]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:31:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxthirdjrwx1.jpg The 3rd storm of the week will move over the Bay Area Saturday. As Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri explains the entire weekend is not expected to be wet. Full details on the storm timeline.]]> <![CDATA[Obama Heads to Vegas on Immigration Sales Mission]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:48:41 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_obama_accion_ejecutiva_indocumentados_inmigrantes.jpg The White House is enlisting the aid of immigrant advocacy groups and hoping to keep Democrats united, with some exceptions, behind a single message.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Window Washer Falls 11 Stories]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:38:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SF-WINDOW-WASHER-CHOPPER-RAW-SD---14451915.jpg A construction worker fell about 11 stories from the top of Sterling Bank on Friday in San Francisco and landed on a car before being taken to the hospital. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[BART to Oakland International Airport "Train to Plane" Service Opens]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:49:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BART+to+OAK-2.jpg BART’s new "train to plane" service, formally opens on Saturday - just in time, airport officials point out, for the Thanksgiving holiday rush. Mineta San Jose International Airport is trying to provide some stress relief by providing therapy dogs, holiday music, and discounted parking. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[Students Help to End Hunger at Holiday Food Drive]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:33:06 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/claireoconner.png Students hopped into grocery carts at a Pleasanton Safeway Friday morning, all in an effort to fight hunger and deliver beans, peanut butter, pasta and more nations to seven food banks throughout the Bay Area. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Critics Call for Investigation into Pacific Gas and Electric Substation Security]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:02:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lorretta.jpg Two prominent critics are calling for an investigation into Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s efforts to protect the infrastructure that controls electricity in California, following an NBC Bay Area investigation about electric substation security. Tony Kovaleski reports in a video that aired on Nov. 20, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[How Will Obama's Immigration Plan Impact LGBT Community?]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:35:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1120-2014-ObamaGeneric.jpg President Barack Obama's immigration plan offers papers and work authorization to undocumented parents of United States citizens who have been in the country five or more years. Nannette Miranda reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Undocumented Immigrants Live in Fear of Being Deported]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:21:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459063526.jpg Mayra Diaz has been living and working in the Bay Area for 26 years as an undocumented immigrant. The single mother of three is praying President Barack Obama's executive order will change that. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Obama Honors Bay Area Residents With National Medal]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:06:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1120-2014-ThomasKailath.jpg President Barack Obama awarded several Bay Area residents with the National Medal of Science, Technology and Innovation.

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<![CDATA[President Obama Gives Speech on Immigration Policy]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:21:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459316502.jpg President Barack Obama on Thursday announced broad executive action on immigration policy, offering temporary relief from deportation to millions of undocumented migrants and giving them a chance to "get right with the law."

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<![CDATA[Reality Check: Immigration Reform]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:55:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1120-2014-ObamaGeneric.jpg Republicans are calling foul, but are President Barack Obama's actions on immigration all that different from past presidents? Sam Brock takes a look in this edition of Reality Check.

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<![CDATA[Burglars Targeting San Jose Schools]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:08:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1120-2014-SchoolBurglar.jpg Burglars appear to be targetting the Mount Pleasant School District in San Jose. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley CEOs Say More Immigrant Visas Needed to Keep Tech Industry Strong]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:11:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_barack_obama_accion_ejecutiva_inmigrantes.jpg NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech reporter shows how the immigration debate also impacts visas for highly-educated tech workers.]]> <![CDATA[Obama's Immigration Action Will Likely Energize GOP: Political Expert]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:13:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP977736028841.jpg Political observers say around the country President Barack Obama's immigration policy will likely energize the GOP base, and may be just what the president is hoping. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![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[Strong Storms + Jeff Tracks Weekend Rain]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:15:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxstormsjr.jpg Our 2nd system of the week rolled over the Bay Area producing heavy downpours, lightning and hail. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the storms and has details on our 3rd storm set to impact your Weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Pacific Gas and Electric Fined Over Alleged Improper Emails]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:57:13 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A-PGE-CPUC-EMAILS-VO---00010516.jpg State regulators Thursday fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and required its shareholders to cover as much as $400 million of a gas rate increase because of backroom negotiations between the utility and regulators. Tony Kovaleski reports.

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<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area Investigates: Children Ride the Train]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:36:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/laBestia-cropped.jpg Tens of thousands of children have been forced to flee their home country and head to the Bay Area. To get here, they risked starvation, dehydration and a harrowing ride on the roof of a train some call "The Death Train." Stephen Stock reports in a video that first aired on Nov. 10, 2014.

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<![CDATA[New Report Grades Schools, on Comunidad Del Valle]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:45:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009163442_1200x675_361441859752.jpg Innovate Public Schools looks at how Bay Area schools are doing on their own report cards. This interview is in Spanish for Telemundo's Comunidad Del Valle.]]> <![CDATA[Comedian/Actor Herbert Siguenza on Comunidad Del Valle, On His New Production]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:15:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009163396_1200x675_361424451918.jpg One third of Culture Clash, Herbert Siguenza, talks about his new production, "A Weekend With Pablo Picasso", premiering in San Jose in Spanish and English. . This interview is in Spanish for Telemundo's Comunidad Del Valle.]]> <![CDATA[Explosion Cubana Comes To Bay Area]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:00:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000009163352_1200x675_361419843537.jpg Cuban Cabaret experience descends on the Bay Area. This interview is in Spanish for Telemundo's Comunidad Del Valle.]]> <![CDATA[PG&E Faces Punishment From CPUC]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:54:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PGE-CPUC-EMAILS-VO---00010516.jpg The cozy relationship between Pacific Gas and Electric and the CPUC is under the microscope. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[University of California Regents Approve Tuition Hike]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:43:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/uc-board-of-regents-steph.jpg The University of California has approved raising tuition by as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years unless the state devotes more money to the 10-campus system. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[VTA's Controversial "Bus Only" Lanes Up for Debate]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:18:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/vtabus.jpg Hearings begin on Thursday in Mountain View to discuss a controversial plan by Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority to create dedicated bus lanes throughout parts of Silicon Valley, despite fears that the "bus only" lanes will actually increase traffic on residential streets. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bay Area Immigration Leaders Prep For President Obama's Executive Order]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:55:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_barack_obama_accion_ejecutiva_inmigrantes.jpg An announcement by President Barack Obama on Facebook Wednesday morning sent Bay Area immigration leaders into action. Terry McSweeney reports.]]> <![CDATA[CA Hospitals Make Hundreds of Errors Every Year]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:58:38 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chris_canevaro.jpg NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit digs up state records on medical mistakes or “adverse events” in California hospitals. Stephen Stock reports in a video that aired on Nov. 19, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Students Protest UC Tuition Hike, Occupy Berkeley Campus Building]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:41:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1119-2014-BerkeleyOccupy.jpg Students upset over University of California tuition hikes occupied a UC Berkeley campus building late Wednessday. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Thieves Caught on Camera Breaking Into Saratoga Home]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 23:49:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1119-2014-Saratogathief.jpg Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects. Ian Cull reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Tenderloin Museum Breaks Ground]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:49:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1119-2014-TenderloinMuseum2.jpg A new Tenderloin Museum will open in April 2015 and will be devoted to promoting the neighborhood's long roller coaster history.

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<![CDATA[Crowdfunding Website Focused on Raising Money For Lawsuits]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:54:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1119-2014-LexShares.jpg A new crowdfunding website aims to help raise money for legal cases. Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Apparent Assault at San Jose's Communications Hill]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:56:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P-COMMUNICATIONS-HILL-ASSAULT-VO---00001617.jpg A video-taped assault is adding to the list of complaints from people who live near San Jose's Communications Hill.

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<![CDATA[Arson Suspected in 3 Car Fires in Noe Valley]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:52:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/206*120/arson4.jpg Arson investigators are trying to figure out who set to vehicles on fire in San Francisco's Noe Valley early Wednesday morning, leaving three cars and vans scorched and melted. Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Immigration Leaders Preparing Information Forums For President Obama's Executive Order]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:59:02 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459063526.jpg An announcement by President Barack Obamam on Facebook Wednesday morning sent Bay Area immigration leaders into action. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Tracking Thursday Rain]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:55:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxnextstormthursjrwx.jpg A quick blast of rain Wednesday brought widespread totals to the Bay Area. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks a 2nd round of rain expected Thursday that could produce thunderstorms. Plus, details on weekend rain as well.]]>