<![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 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:03:26 -0700 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:03:26 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Reality Check: Obama Lawsuit]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:00:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007705976_1200x675_314159171844.jpg In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock finds out if public money is really on the line when it comes to the Obama lawsuit.]]> <![CDATA[Elderly Driver Jumps Curb, Injures 5 Pedestrians]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:59:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/07+31+2014+palo+alto+crash+4.jpg Six people were injured, two seriously, when a car driven by a 90-year-old man slammed into the outside street seating at the University Cafe in Palo Alto during lunchtime Thursday, police said. Mark Matthews reports.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands of Dead Anchovies in Santa Cruz Harbor Prompts Emergency Declaration]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-31-2014-anchovies.jpg Santa Cruz has declared an emergency situation in its harbor. The problem? Dead fish. Tons of them. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: 60s & Fog To 103 Degree Heat]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:06:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxheatjrhottrendjrwx.jpg Hot air will continue to rule the Inland Friday forecast as temperatures are expected to top 100 degrees. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the wide ranging conditions expected in your Weekend forecast.]]> <![CDATA[UC Berkeley Study Abroad Program Impacted by Ebola Outbreak]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:28:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0731-2014-Ebola.jpg The University of California's study abroad program in Sierra Leone is being placed on hold as West Africa grapples with the worst-known outbreak of the deadly ebola virus. Jodi Hernandez reports.]]> <![CDATA[San Jose Resident Frustrated After Water Company Does Not Address Leak]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:31:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0731-2014-SJLeak.jpg A San Jose resident is frustrated over water officials failing to fix a city water line that has been leaking for 20 days. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[Suspended State Senator Yee Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering Charge]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:58:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007702488_1200x675_313974339865.jpg Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Thursday - as he did before to previous allegations against him - on the newest racketeering charge, which carries a maximum 20-year sentence on that count alone. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Sen. Leland Yee Facing New Racketeering Charges]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:54:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007701388_1200x675_313878595623.jpg Sen. Leland Yee faces new racketeering charge, which carries a maximum 20-year sentence on that count alone. The revised indictment alleges that Yee tried to extort "individuals and professional sports teams related to the passage of legislation governing the ability of professional athletes to collect workers compensation for injuries in California."]]> <![CDATA[Facebook Interns Mentor Peninsula Youth]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2014-Facebook-kids.jpg Facebook sent out 100 interns to participate in an event Wednesday aimed at mentoring 300 grade-school students from the Peninsula. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Health Expert Not Concerned Over Ebola Virus]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:31:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/452620484.jpg NBC Bay Area's Terry McSweeney shows why a Bay Area public health expert is not worried about the Ebola virus.

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<![CDATA[Reality Check: Sunscreen Truth]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:24:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Sunblock-for-Story.jpg In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at common claims about skincare and separates the facts from the fiction.]]> <![CDATA[Wary Bay Area Winemakers Eye Next Year]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:56:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2014-DanNaumann+.jpg Another winter with little rain has taken its toll on those who depend on nature’s irrigation. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Police Motorcycle Unit Might Be Eliminated]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:52:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-30-2014-sjpd-motorcycle-unit.jpg The motorcycle traffic cop is a staple of police departments across the country, a staple San Jose could be losing. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[South Bay Businessman Pleads No Contest to Felony Charges]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:41:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ronBattistellaInCuffs1.png South Bay auto dealer Ron Battistella could face 5 to 16 years in a California prison after pleading no contest yesterday to nine felony counts of grand theft, securities fraud and for selling unqualified securities. Tony Kovaleski reports in a video that aired on July 30, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Extreme Temps 60s to 100]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:18:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjrextremesjrrr.jpg Hot air Inland will be so invasive that cooling fog at the Coast will have no chance of dropping temperatures. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the widespread temperatures that will range from 60s to 100. Plus, details on how long it's been since we've had this many hot days across Inland Valleys.]]> <![CDATA["Shrimp Boy" Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:50:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007694458_1200x675_313747011832.jpg Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a man prosecutors accuse of heading a crime syndicate based in San Francisco's Chinatown, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new charge of racketeering. Mark Matthews reports.]]> <![CDATA[BART Set to Unveil Airport Connector]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:49:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0730-2014-BART-airport-connector2.jpg BART passengers will soon have a new way to get to the Oakland International Airport. Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA[Businesses Near Levi's Stadium Prep for First Game]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:52:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-30-2014-levis-stadium.jpg More than 40,000 soccer fans will pour into Santa Clara this Saturday for the first sporting event at Levi’s Stadium, and businesses in the area are expecting big things. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[RAW VIDEO: San Jose Firefighters Battlle 5-Alarm House Fire]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:54:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-30-2014-sj-fire-2.jpg San Jose firefighters battled a five-alarm fire that started at a house and spread to an adjacent residence on Wednesday, which was reported at 11:22 a.m. at a two-story home in the 4300 block of Hampshire Place. NBC Bay Area's chopper flew overhead.

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<![CDATA[Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow Pleads Not Guilty]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:29:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007691053_1200x675_313619011673.jpg Another central figure charged in the federal indictment against suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared before a judge Wednesday. Nannette Miranda reports.]]> <![CDATA[Monterey Restaurant Sign Not Welcoming to Children]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:02:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007690284_1200x675_313556547506.jpg No Strollers. No High Chairs. No Booster Chairs. That’s one of the three not-so-inviting signs hanging prominently at the Old Fisherman’s Grotto in Monterey, California announcing that “Children crying or making loud noises are a distraction to other diners, and as such, are not allowed in the dining room.”]]> <![CDATA[California Pharmacies Urged to Translate Drug Labels]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:38:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007684900_1200x675_313492035917.jpg The push is on to make prescription translations mandatory in California. Cheryl Hurd reports.]]> <![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Traffic Concerns South Bay Residents, Businesses]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:30:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-levis-stadium-sign.jpg Traffic from Levi's Stadium flowing into nearby neighborhoods and businesses has a lot of South Bay residents worried about their sanity and livelihoods. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[PG&E Charged with Obstruction in San Bruno Blast]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:35:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bruno5.jpg Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to federal investigators in connection with the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion that leveled a San Bruno neighborhood in 2010. Terry McSweeney reports.

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<![CDATA[Glitch Keeping Local Water Agencies from Enforcing New State Regulations]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:40:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP223500730484.jpg The Santa Clara Valley Water District reports complaints about water waste are pouring in. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Humid & Hot Inland Valleys]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:20:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjrtuewxx.jpg Subtropical moisture will continue moving over California Wednesday keeping it hot and humid. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks how the humidity will impact our temperatures and where it could feel like 108 degrees.]]> <![CDATA[Reality Check: California's Prison Realignment]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:38:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/crime-stock-jail-handcuffs.jpg In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks into the claim that lower prison populations can also mean lower crime.

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<![CDATA[Navy Finds Radiation in Treasure Island Home]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:02:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Treasure+Island+Still.png The Navy has confirmed that it found levels of radiation at a former residence on Treasure Island. Investigative Reporter Vicky Nguyen continues her coverage of Treasure Island in a story that aired on July 29, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[San Francisco Startup Delivers Pot to Medical Marijuana Patients]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:44:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0729-2014-Eazeup-marijuana.jpg A San Francisco start-up is making it possible for medical marijuana patients to get pot delivered to their doorsteps. Kimberly Tere reports.

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<![CDATA[No Explosives Found Inside Hayward Home]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:25:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/bomb5.jpg The Alameda County bomb squad and a Hayward police SWAT team surrounded a home Tuesday afternoon after finding notes indicating there were possible explosives inside. Jodi Hernandez 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[Ebola Outbreak: Livermore Lab Working on Procedure to Quickly Diagnose Virus]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:26:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-ebola.jpg With over 600 dead from the Ebola virus in Africa, scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are working on perfecting a method that could be the key to diagnosing the virus quickly in the future. Michelle Roberts reports.

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<![CDATA[FedEx Pleads Not Guilty to Trafficking Drugs for Illegal Web Pharmacies]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:37:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Fedex-Holiday-Blitz.jpg FedEx has plead not guilty to felony drug distribution charges related to accusations of working with illegal internet drug companies, even after the company knew it was against the law. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[49ers Vow to Improve Traffic, Parking Headaches]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:29:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-levis-stadium-sign.jpg The 49ers responded Tuesday to gripes surrounding the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara when it opened to the public last week and some of the 30,000 guests complained about heavy traffic, lack of parking and confusing signage. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Two Killed in 12 Hours, San Jose's Homicides Rise to 22]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:33:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stab5.jpg In just about 12 hours, two people were killed in San Jose - one stabbed, one shot - bringing the city's homicide toll to 22 in 2014. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Bomb Squad at Hayward Home Where Notes Indicate Possible Explosives]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:35:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/bomb5.jpg The Alameda County bomb squad and a Hayward police SWAT team surrounded a home after finding notes indicating there were possible explosives inside. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Debt Study: 1 in 3 Have Bills in Collections]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:14:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-debt.jpg A new study suggests roughly one in three people have a debt that is in collection. Stephanie Chuang takes a closer look at the numbers.]]> <![CDATA[Niners Promise to Fix Traffic, Parking Issues at Levi's Stadium]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:44:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007678197_1200x675_313342531947.jpg They promise they're working on it. That is the message from the 49ers after fans expressed their frustration at Friday's season ticketholder's open house at Levi's Stadium. Derek Shore reports.]]> <![CDATA[6 Injured When Stolen Van Jumps Curb in SF]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:33:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/taxi12.jpg Six people were injured - two seriously - when a stolen van jumps a curb in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[Teen Battling Cancer Rings NASDAQ Bell, Dreams of Being Investment Banker]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:56:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007677121_1200x675_313288771535.jpg There are the plethora of Disneyland wishes. One boy wanted to be a Yosemite National Park ranger for a day. And of course, the world is familiar with Batkid. Terry "Tre" Grinner, 17, of Alamo wants to be an investment banker. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Two Killed in 12 Hours, San Jose's Homicides Rise to 22]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:56:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007677145_1200x675_313287235843.jpg In just about 12 hours, two people were killed in San Jose - one stabbed, one shot - bringing the city's homicide toll to 22 in 2014. In the most recent death, San Jose police said a man was stabbed at least once near Market Street and Park Avenue in downtown. Someone called 911 about 2:15 a.m. on Monday that someone was being attacked by a group of five or six suspects. Derek Shore reports.]]> <![CDATA[OKCupid Says it Lied to Users]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:02:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007672006_1200x675_313219139578.jpg Millions of people use on-line dating websites. You are supposed to be set up, based on your likes, interests, and maybe, even your looks. But one website admits they lied. They set up people, as part of an experiment. NBC Bay Area’s Ian Cull reports.]]> <![CDATA[Livermore Hosts Little League World Series]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:45:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007672002_1200x675_313216579971.jpg Livermore is known for its nuclear lab, wineries, the new high-end mall, and now, baseball. The city is hosting the Little League World Series Intermediate Division. Little leaguers from several countries will be buzzing around the Tri-Valley this week. NBC Bay Area’s Cheryl Hurd reports form Livermore.]]> <![CDATA[Man Accused of Posing as Cop, Kidnapping Immigrant for Sex Appears in Court]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:40:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007671993_1200x675_313216067973.jpg Details and denials are emerging in connection with the case of a man arrested for impersonating a San Francisco police officer and kidnapping an undocumented immigrant man for sex. NBC Bay Area’s Terry McSweeney reports from San Francisco outside the bar where the alleged kidnapping took place six years ago.]]> <![CDATA[One Dead in Shooting East of Hwy 680 in San Jose]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:40:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007671991_1200x675_313216579813.jpg Gangs, guns, and kids--a bad combination Monday that has parents in East San Jose worried about the safety of their children after a shooting sent them running. That gunfire left a man dying in the street. NBC Bay Area's Jean Elle reports on the investigation.]]> <![CDATA[Reality Check: Does Marijuana Make Kids Dumber?]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:48:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007671093_1200x675_313182275819.jpg Legalizing marijuana may not be a black-and-white issue, but one critic claims there is a point you can't refute: Kids who smoke pot with regularity will get dumber. She says the evidence is there to prove it. In this edition of reality check, Sam Brock jumps into the claim.]]> <![CDATA[Kids Dabble in Video Production at San Jose's CreaTV]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:47:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2014-07-29-creatv.jpg Some talented young kids are spending the summer dabbling in video production. They are part of a program at San Jose's CreaTV public access channel that allows them to put their own TV shows together. NBC Bay Area's Damian Trujillo visited the TV studios to see them in action.]]> <![CDATA[Gov. Brown on Trade Trip to Mexico]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:52:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-29-2014-brown.jpg NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston delves a little deeper into Gov. Brown's trip to Mexico. The governor came to meet with officials and discuss trade, investment and environmental cooperation, but immigration took center stage.]]> <![CDATA[Chief of CPUC Should Resign: San Bruno Mayor]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:51:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000007670998_1200x675_313174595902.jpg The mayor of San Bruno said Monday the head of the state’s public utility commission cannot be trusted and should resign. NBC Bay Area's Mark Matthews reports from the Peninsula with new information.]]> <![CDATA[Bryman College Files Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:50:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/bryman+college+campus+crop+5.JPG Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy days earlier. Michelle Roberts reports.]]>