<![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 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:56:11 -0700 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:56:11 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Thousands of Gallons of Water Dumped in Palo Alto Storm Drains]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:50:32 -0700 Folks in Palo Alto are watching thousands of gallons of water go right down the drain. Several construction sites in the city require removing water in order to build. But during a drought, that's raising eyebrows. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Customers Play Waiting Game for Apple Watch]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:45:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-watch-opciones.jpg Apple Watches went on sale Friday with many stores selling out. Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Family of Guatemalan Man Shot, Killed by SFPD to File Lawsuit]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:44:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-amilcar-perez-lopez-san-francisco.jpg The family of a young Guatemala man shot and killed by San Francisco police is filing a federal lawsuit and asking the Department of Justice to investigate the shooting. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Former SJPD Officers Still Fighting Crime in Retirement]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:06:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0424-2015-FugitiveWatch.jpg Former San Jose police officers are still fighting crime in retirement. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[Van Ness Closing for 3 Nights Due to Hospital Construction]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:47:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/van_ness_closure_sf.jpg A 12-block section of San Francisco's Van Ness Avenue will close in the Van Ness\Civic Center neighborhood for 72 hours starting Thursday to accommodate construction work on a new hospital. Christie Smith reports.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Residents "Horrified" Seeing Thousands of Gallons of Water Going to Waste]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:21:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0424-2015-StormDrain.jpg Folks in Palo Alto are watching thousands of gallons of water go right down the drain. Several construction sites in the city require removing water in order to build. But during a drought, that's raising eyebrows. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Missing Cupertino Teen Hid on Campus, Ate Fruit to Survive: Sheriff]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:35:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011158979_1200x675_433913411938.jpg A 17-year-old Cupertino boy who had been missing and returned to his family on Thursday night, hid on his high school campus over the last four days and ate fruit to survive, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Cruz Mother, Cancer Survivor, Running 8 Half-Marathons In 9 Days]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:36:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mini+mermaid+4.jpg Heidi Boynton is running to raise the profile of her non-profit, the Mini Mermaid Running Club]]> <![CDATA[Man Tried to Lure 5th Grade Boy Into Truck: Antioch PD]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011158215_1200x675_433854019975.jpg Antioch police are warning the community about a man in a red, 2-door Toyota truck trying to entice elementary school students into his vehicle. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Van Ness Closing for 3 Nights Due to Hospital Construction]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:40:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011157923_1200x675_433812035923.jpg A 12-block section of San Francisco's Van Ness Avenue will close in the Van Ness\Civic Center neighborhood for 72 hours starting Thursday to accommodate construction work on a new hospital. Steph Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Van Ness Closing for 3 Nights Due to Hospital Construction]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:35:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011157617_1200x675_433813059630.jpg A 12-block section of San Francisco's Van Ness Avenue will close in the Van Ness\Civic Center neighborhood for 72 hours starting Thursday to accommodate construction work on a new hospital. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Armed Robbers Steal From Chavez Supermarket in San Jose]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:18:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011157684_1200x675_433794115628.jpg San Jose police say armed robbers burst into Chavez Supermarket on Thursday night with masked suspect taking cash and fleeing the scene in a getaway vehicle. Kris Sanchez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bay Area’s 150-year-old Water Pipe Problem]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:54:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/main9.jpg NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit maps out water pipe breaks and leaks across the Bay Area and shows that some pipes have outlived those who installed them. Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock reports in a story that first aired April 23, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Watch Parties Draw Crowds, Unite Warriors Fans]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:41:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0423-2015-WarriorsFans.jpg With the Golden State Warriors on the road in New Orleans, several NBA playoffs watch parties were held in the Bay Area Thursday night. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Study Reveals Bring Drinking on the Rise]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:35:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011153105_1200x675_433573443737.jpg A new 10-year study from the American Journal of Public Health is revealing a giant rise in binge drinking. Peggy Bunker reports.]]> <![CDATA[U.S. Drone Strike Kills American Held by Al Qaeda]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:36:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/obama-drone-strike-presser_1200x675_432929347553.jpg President Barack Obama expressed his "deepest apologies" Thursday for the accidental killing of a Maryland man and an Italian who were being held hostage by al Qaeda in a U.S. drone strike this year. Jean Elle reports.]]> <![CDATA[Reality Check: Examining Field of Presidential Candidates]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:27:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/white-house-generic-722.jpg In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at how candidates have performed in recent elections, based on when they entered the race.

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<![CDATA[Walnut Creek Unveils App-Based System to Improve Traffic, Driver Safety]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:22:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0423-2015-Enlighten.jpg Wondering when the red traffic light will turn green? For drivers in Walnut Creek, there is now an app for that. Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA[Defense Dept. Seeks Techies to Fight Crime]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:25:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011151684_1200x675_433401923543.jpg The Department of Defense is coming to the Bay Area and is looking for high-tech help. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Uber Driver Accused of Hitting Bicyclist Surrenders License]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:28:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/228*120/uber1.JPG An Uber driver who was arrested Sunday for allegedly running down a bicyclist with his car in San Francisco's Fisherman Wharf area handed over his driver's license to the court Thursday. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Audit Calls on Palo Alto to Invest More Money for Animal Shelter]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:47:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/220*120/cat36.JPG A Peninsula animal shelter is being called unsafe and outdated. Michelle Roberts reports.]]> <![CDATA[SJFD Honors Firefighter Who Succumbed to Cancer]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:45:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0424-2015-JoseMartinez.jpg A fallen firefighter was recognized by the San Jose Fire Department on Thursday when his name was added to a wall of honor at Fire Station 1. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA["He's Only 7:" Grandma Says of Boy Struck by Stray Bullet in Vallejo]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:43:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-VallejoShooting.jpg Police in Vallejo are looking for up to five men after a 7-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet early Wednesday evening and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA["He's Only 7:" Grandma Says of Boy Struck by Stray Bullet in Vallejo]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:42:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/VallejoGrandma.jpg Police in Vallejo are looking for up to five men after a 7-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet early Wednesday evening and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The boy's grandmother, Alvina Williams, identified the boy as Kumar Polk, a boy who loves basketball, football, and baseball. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Youth Mariachis Set To Perform With The World's Best!]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:55:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011145191_1200x675_432976451592.jpg Mother's Day weekend in San Jose, Bay Area youth Mariachi and Folkllorico groups will perform with Mariachi Vargas de Tecaltilan, the world's oldest and best Mariachi. They appeared on NBC and Telemundo's Comunidad Del Valle.]]> <![CDATA[Silicon Valley Community Foundation on and SV Gives]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:50:31 -0700 Foundation promotes giving on Silicon Valley Gives day]]> <![CDATA[James Logan H.S. Folklorico on Comunidad Del Valle]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:50:32 -0700 The East Bay dance company is celebrating it's Silver Anniversary. They appeared on NBC and Telemundo's Comunidad Del Valle.]]> <![CDATA[Centro Legal De La Raza Helps Immigrant Children]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:50:32 -0700 Children who travel to the U.S. from Latin America rely on the services of Centro Legal. The agency appeared on NBC and Telemundo's Comunidad Del Valle.]]> <![CDATA[Carolyn Clark Elementary Students Refuse to Settle For Less]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:55:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011144932_1200x675_432933955663.jpg Students research and fundraise to stock the school library]]> <![CDATA[7-Year-Old Boy Struck by Stray Bullet]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:17:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-VallejoShooting.jpg A 7-year-old child is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after being struck by gunfire in Vallejo, police said. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![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[Gun Enthusiast Dies in Mountain View Fire, Ammo Explodes in Garage: Neighbor]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:16:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*125/mountainview1.jpg A gun enthusiast died in his Mountain View home on Thursday morning during a one-alarm fire that set off live rounds of ammunition in the garage, firefighters said. Kris Sanchez reports.

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<![CDATA["Lauren" of San Jose, Who Left Note on Cruiser in Honor of Slain Officer, ID'd]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:46:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/laurenletter.jpg Denver police have been looking for "Lauren" from San Jose. And it looks like they finally might have an answer.

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<![CDATA[Edyn Smart Garden Device Tracks Water Use]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:36:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-EdynWaterTracker.jpg Oakland-based Edyn has developed a device to help people track how much they water their garden, lawn or crops. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Burglars Target San Mateo Skate Shop]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:44:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-SanMateoBurglar.jpg A business owner is asking for more security cameras in downtown San Mateo after his store was broken into twice in one week. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[CHP Searching for Teen Who Got Away From Police Custody]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:43:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-RunawayTeen.jpg The California Highway Patrol is on the hunt for a teenage girl who managed to slip out of handcuffs and walk right out of their Oakland headquarters on Wednesday morning. Kimberly Tere reports.

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<![CDATA[Barry Bonds' Obstruction Conviction Thrown Out by Appeals Court]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:42:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/457272930_8.jpg Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation into illegal steroids distribution. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Approve CA Vaccine Bill]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:11:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vaccine-OTSstock.jpg A California Senate committee has approved a bill that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Woman Prepares for Swim to Farallon Islands]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:48:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-Swimmer.jpg Kim Chambers is an open water swimmer up for a challenge. Now she's part of a team headed to an area known more for Marine Wildlife to attempt something most consider impossible. Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA[SF Housing Rent Up 14.8 Percent in 12 Months]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:49:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/For+rent+generic+sign+722.jpg Almost no one is moving to San Francisco to save money. They might come for the tech jobs, the comfortable weather or even the artisanal espressos. But average home rent has jumped nearly 15 percent in the past year — to $3,129 last month — according to real estate data firm Zillow. Damian Trujillo reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bay Area Startup Liquidity Creates Water Bottle with Filter]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:10:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-Filter.jpg A Bay Area startup has created a water bottle with a filter that turns dirty water clean and drinkable. Scott Budman reports.

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<![CDATA[Pacifica Dead Whale Vandalized with Graffiti]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:12:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-Whale.jpg Many people were shocked Wednesday were shocked to see graffiti on a dead whale's body in Pacifica. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Deputies Looking for Missing 17-Year-Old]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:04:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/montavistaConnorSullivan.jpg Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 17-year-old Cupertino boy who hasn’t been seen since Monday, after he showed up for his first class at school but missed the rest of the day. Robert Handa reports.]]> <![CDATA[SF Giants Celebrate Earth Day, Work to Conserve Water]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:59:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0422-2015-GiantsEarthDay.jpg The San Francisco Giants are celebrating Earth Day by composting peanut shells and asking fans to pick up after themselves. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Deputies Looking for Missing 17-Year-Old Cupertino Boy]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:10:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011133688_1200x675_432355395615.jpg Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 17-year-old Cupertino boy who hasn’t been seen since Monday, after he showed up for his first class at school but missed the rest of the day. Kris Sanchez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Legal Pot in California? Taxes, Black Market Pose Challenges]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:46:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000011125848_1200x675_431929923711.jpg Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in California would raise an array of unknowns, from how it would be taxed to the threat of environmental damage from thirsty pot plants in a state gripped by drought. Ian Cull reports.]]> <![CDATA[Armenians Gather in SF to Remember Victims of Mass Killing]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:42:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0421-2015-Armenian.jpg Hundreds of Armenian Americans gathered in San Francisco's Union Square Tuesday night to remember victims of a mass killing that took place 100 years ago. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Sex Assault Suspect May Be Tied to Other Attacks]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:31:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0421-2015-SantaRosaSuspect.jpg A man who sexually assaulted a woman on a trail in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa Monday may be a mentally disabled suspect in two other similar assaults. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Woman Plans Lawsuit After Officer Snatches Phone]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:43:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/US-Marshals-Service-Jacket.jpg A California woman whose cellphone was snatched and kicked by a deputy U.S. Marshal while she was recording law enforcement officers detaining several people plans to file a civil rights lawsuit against the officers and the city, her attorney said Monday. Kim Yonenaka reports.

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<![CDATA[Pacifica 12-Year-Old Aims To Raise $10K To Help Get Kids To Camp]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:58:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cash+camp+inc+2.jpg Cash Ashkinos was crushed when his parents told him the summer camp of choice was too expensive. He then got creative to not only solve his problem, but help others do the same.]]>