<![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, 01 Oct 2014 07:36:47 -0700 Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:36:47 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[South San Jose Police Substation Opens After Four Years of Construction]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:32:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008428108_1200x675_336196675870.jpg Four years after construction began, all signs show that the South San Jose Police Substation is now open. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Minority Students Held Back in Math: Report]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:38:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/classroom5.jpg Minority students in some San Mateo and Santa Clara County school districts were asked to repeat Algebra 1 when they entered high school despite passing the class in 8th grade, a report shows. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[CDC Confirms 1st U.S. Ebola Case]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:27:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ebola-AP727103630793.jpg Experts say hospitals are preparing for the Ebola virus after the CDC confirmed its first case in the United States. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Fans React to A's Season Coming to a Stunning End]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:25:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/456429104_8.jpg Oakland A's fans packed Ricky's Sports Theatre and Grill in San Leandro to root for their team during the AL Wild Card elimination game Tuesday night. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Surf's Up + Dangerous Heat]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:38:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxsurfsupjrforecast.jpg Get ready for the heat across the Bay Area the next 4 days. As Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri explains not only will the Inland Valleys be hot but our Beaches will feel the heat as well.]]> <![CDATA[The Berkeley Free Speech Movement Part 1]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-08-2014-berkeley-campus.jpg NBC Bay Area's Diane Dwyer reports in the first of a four-part series on the Free Speech Movement.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Could Boost Marijuana Fines 5,000 Percent]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:32:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_marijuana60.jpg San Jose's medical cannabis clubs are facing a conundrum: shut down by Oct. 17 or face fines. Robert Handa reports.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Police Report Rash of Burglaries, Break-Ins]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:28:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0930-2014-PaloAltoBurglar.jpg Palo Alto police are investigating a rash of home burglaries in the area. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Brothers Free After 1989 Cold Case Dismissed: DA]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:29:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP936994793936-crop.jpg In a stunning development, Santa Clara County prosecutors have dropped the 1989 cold case homicide against two brothers charged with strangling one of the men's wives whose body was found wrapped in a patchwork quilt, the District Attorney announced Tuesday. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: 100s Return + 70s At Beaches]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:00:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjtuezdayjrwx.jpg A very strong ridge of high pressure will combine with dry offshore winds to boost temperatures unusually hot. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks how long the surge in heat will last. Plus, details on the best beach weather.]]> <![CDATA[Investors Cheer eBay, PayPal Split]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:43:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebay_expande_chicago.jpg Ebay and Paypal will be split into seperately traded public companies by the middle of next year. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Tests Show New Bay Bridge Span Safe: Caltrans]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:38:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/221*120/12-17-2013+bridge+lights1.jpeg Caltrans says the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is safe after experts examined nearly 2,000 bolts. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman's Throat Slashed in San Francisco Attack]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:26:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0930-2014-EarinaJones.jpg A woman who had her throat slashed during an attack in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood has been place in a medically-induced coma. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Jose Hernandez, Migrant-Turned-Astronaut, Has Middle School Named for Him in San Jose]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:11:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008415915_1200x675_335731779700.jpg When he was a young boy, he worked alongside his family with other farmworkers in California, moving from one town to another. When he was a grown man, Jose Hernandez became an astronaut. On Tuesday, an east San Jose charter middle school dedicated a campus after Hernandez, as an example to the many Latino students who go there that a man with humble, migrant, Michoacan-root beginnings can literally reach the stars. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[DA Dismisses Brothers in 1989 Cold Case, Citing Improper Relationship]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:20:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008415587_1200x675_335711299687.jpg In a stunning development, Santa Clara County prosecutors have dropped the 1989 cold case homicide against two brothers charged with strangling one of the men's wives whose body was found wrapped in a patchwork quilt, District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Police Arrest Sex Crime, Check Fraud Suspect Who Befriended Homeowner]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:20:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008414035_1200x675_335632963802.jpg A man wanted in connection with a sex crime in Oklahoma has been arrested in Palo Alto, after police say he committed check fraud and then ran away, hiding out for a while in an older man's home, chatting him up and even having a meal with him. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Negotiations]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:42:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008414008_1200x675_335631427853.jpg San Francisco court workers vote 91.3 percent to strike, although they haven't set a date. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Backlog at Palo Alto VA Hospital Has Vets Waiting]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:48:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Palo+Alto+VA.jpg Patient logs show that many veterans have to wait 6 months or longer for dental prosthetics. Stephen Stock reports in a video that aired on September 29, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose Mayoral Race Heats Up]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:30:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_candidatossanjose1.gif San Jose mayor candidates Sam Liccardo and Dave Cortese participated in a debate Monday night held at eBay. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Police Warn of Camera Crime Spree]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:29:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0929-2014-Cameras.jpg San Francisco police are warning photographers and tourists to pay close attention to their suroundings after a rash of robberies targeting cameras have been reported in the past week. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Law Enforcement Use of Drones]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:31:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/drone5.jpg Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance. Terry McSweeney reports.

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<![CDATA[Oracle OpenWorld Conference Descends on San Francisco]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:06:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/2014-09-29-oracle-openworld.jpg Bring your patience and get ready for some major gridlock. San Francisco is hosting two of the world’s biggest technology conferences over the next few weeks, and lots of people networking means lots of traffic. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Former Firefighter Says Caretaker Stole $130K Life Savings]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:22:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0929-2014-MelanieStapper.jpg A former San Francisco firefighter hurt in the line of duty says her caretaker has run off with her life savings. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Near 100s Soon]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:00:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxheatjwxhotsum.jpg Despite 2 cooler storms that brought rain the past 2 weeks, we're not done with Summer heat just yet. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks temperatures that will near 100 degrees and how this impacts the Coast.]]> <![CDATA[UC Berkeley Students Closely Monitor Hong Kong Protest]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:59:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0929-2014-UCB-HongKong.jpg UC Berkeley students are watching closely and communicating with demonstrators overseas. Jodi Herandez reports.

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<![CDATA["Luck on Our Side," Alameda Police on Arson Arrests]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:31:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/arson_fires_alameda.jpg Two people suspected of setting a series of seven fires throughout Alameda in a span of about three hours have been arrested, public safety officials said Sunday morning. And now, investigators are looking at the possibility that five fires set on Friday in Oakland might be related. Nannette Miranda reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose Mayor Candidates Battle Over Police Issue]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:20:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sam-dave-split.jpg Fiscal responsibility is taking on a safety-first message in the race for San Jose mayor. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara Valley Water District Inspectors Aim to Provide Conservation Tips]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:21:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Drought-generic-water-irrig.jpg Water waste inspectors for the Santa Clara Valley Water District aim to provide conservation tips and information. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[VA Wait Times Tonight]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:40:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HOMEPAGE-MARKETING--VA_Quote-tonight.jpg VA Wait Times Tonight]]> <![CDATA[Real Estate Developer Creates 3-Piece-Suit Into Onesie-Style "Suitsy"]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:52:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008401989_1200x675_334993987692.jpg San Francisco real estate developer Jesse Herzog has invented a the look of a three-piece-suit into a comfy "onsie" for the man who just doesn't want to have to deal with the hassle of actually getting dressed. Introducing the "Suitsy." Bob Redell 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[Two Arrested in Connection With String of Arson Fires in Alameda]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:23:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008400894_1200x675_334895171617.jpg Two people suspected of setting a series of eight fires throughout Alameda overnight have been arrested over the weekend. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Man Shot, Killed in San Jose's 29th Homicide]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:37:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008390284_1200x675_334560323826.jpg Police were at the scene of a fatal shooting in South San Jose Saturday night. Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Azucar Avenue near Roeder Road around 9:20 p.m. NBC Bay Area's Nannette Miranda reports from the scene.

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<![CDATA[Fire Near Chicago Airport Causes US Flight Cancellations]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:50:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/chicago_fire_airport.jpg Air travel is still recovering after a fire at a control center in Chicago. About 600 flights were canceled Saturday, and that means lots of stranded passengers across the country--and here in the Bay Area. NBC Bay Area’s Nannette Miranda reports from San Jose airport.

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<![CDATA[Fire Damages Non-Profit's Homes in Ocean View]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:41:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008388061_1200x675_334400067716.jpg They were building homes for low-income families. And this evening, a lot of their work is gone. A fire broke out at the Habitat for Humanity Site on Capitol Avenue near I-280. NBC Bay Area’s Christie Smith reports from the scene with more.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Ferry Captains on 1-Day Strike]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:23:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008383278_1200x675_334326851949.jpg At least a dozen Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District bus drivers called in sick Friday, causing the cancellation of some bus service during a one-day strike that has also shut down the district's ferry service between Marin County and San Francisco. NBC Bay Area's Mark Matthews reports from AT&T Park.

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<![CDATA[Uber Driver Accused of Hitting Passenger with Hammer]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:04:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/UberGeneric.jpg An UberX driver has been accused of hitting a passenger on the head with a hammer in San Francisco, sources told the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[New Tech to Prevent Bird Strikes Lacking at U.S. Airports]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:59:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Avian+Radar2.jpg Birds vs. planes. It’s a battle being waged in the skies, over airports across the country. Bird strikes occur on a daily basis in the United States, creating a growing safety hazard for travelers. Stephen Stock reports.]]> <![CDATA["Eat With" Expands to San Francisco, Brings Home Cooks and Random People Together]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:04:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0926-2014-EatWith.jpg It's being called the Airbnb of dining. A company called "Eat With" recently expanded to San Francisco overseas. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Strong Storms Slam North Bay]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:09:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxrainwxjeffr.jpg A copious amount of uplift in the atmosphere today brought quite the dangerous show of weather from Mother Nature. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the areas that got hit the hardest in the North Bay. Plus, the main reason why these storms were so strong.]]> <![CDATA[Thief Breaks Into and Sleeps in Mountain View Home]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:42:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/217*120/0926-2014-thief.jpg An UberX driver has been accused of hitting a passenger on the head with a hammer in San Francisco, sources told the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Severe Weather Hits Bay Area]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:20:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A-BAY-AREA-RAIN-PKG---00003927.jpg Severe weather alerts for thunderstorms and flash flooding were issued for parts of the North Bay on Friday night. Jeff Ranieri reports.]]> <![CDATA[UC Berkeley Scientists Celebrate Mars Mission]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:04:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008381416_1200x675_334128707751.jpg University of California, Berkeley scientists are celebrating a big success -- a trailblazing mission to Mars that they've played a huge role in. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose Begins New Approval Process for Pot Clubs]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:58:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0926-2014-POT.JPG Pot club owners who have to go through a new approval process in San Jose are extremely frustrated. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Strong Thunderstorms + Jeff's Weekend Forecast]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:38:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjstormshailj.jpg Upper level energy moving across the Bay Area Friday proved strong enough to produce isolated lightning, heavy rain and flooding. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the storms with details on your weekend forecast.]]> <![CDATA[SJ Credit Card Audit: Who Spent What]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:43:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/cityhall.money.jpg NBC Bay Area obtained the documents behind a City of San Jose credit card audit in order to get the detail the report lacked: identifying the city departments that violated policy and misused city credit cards. Damian Trujillo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Uber Driver Accused of Hitting Passenger with Hammer]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:45:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/451565438.jpg An UberX driver has been accused of hitting a passenger on the head with a hammer in San Francisco, sources told the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit.

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<![CDATA[Ferry Captains on 1-Day Strike,]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:12:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ferry7.jpg At least a dozen Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District bus drivers have called in sick Friday, causing the cancellation of some bus service during a one-day strike that has also shut down the district's ferry service between Marin County and San Francisco. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Fire at Chicago FAA Facility Cancels, Delays Bay Area Flights]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:39:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/chicago5.JPG Bay Area flights to and from the Chicago area are canceled and delayed Friday morning because of a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration center, FAA officials said. Christie Smith reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Dead, 5 Injured in Crash Between SamTrans Bus, Van in San Mateo]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:37:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/samtrans9.JPG The driver and passenger of a van were killed today when it collided head-on with a San Mateo County Transit District bus Friday afternoon in San Mateo, police and SamTrans officials said. Nanette Miranda reports.]]>