<![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 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:29:44 -0700 Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:29:44 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer Writes New NFL Exec on "Glaring Omissions"]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:28:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008327081_1200x675_332076611990.jpg On the heels of U.S. senators writing the NFL commissioner a letter asking him to adopt a "real zero tolerance policy" for domestic violence, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer penned another piece on Monday - this time to the newly named female senior vice president of Public Policy and Government Affairs for the football league. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Coast Guard Investigates Oil Spill From World War II-Era Ship at Fisherman's Wharf]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:16:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008322533_1200x675_332016195703.jpg A cleanup effort by multiple agencies is underway for an oil spill from a World War II-era ship that now serves as a tourist attraction in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Aquatic Park was closed on Monday. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Climate March Calls for Global Warming Awareness]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:59:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008317779_1200x675_331920451746.jpg Climate activists are demanding action on climate change. A Bay Area and international outcry is calling for action on global warming ahead of a world summit this week. NBC Bay Area’s Christie Smith reports along the San Francisco Embarcadero with their message to leaders.

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<![CDATA[Smoke From Wildfire Cancels Ironman Tahoe Events]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:57:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008317763_1200x675_331916355611.jpg The King Fire is raging out of control Sunday night. 12,000 homes are in the fire's path, which has grown to more than 80,000 acres in El Dorado County. The fire has squashed triathlon dreams too, as the Ironman races in Lake Tahoe were canceled. NBC Bay Area’s Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Insurance Company Regulation, Medical Malpractice Ballot Propositions on Brink of Defeat]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:35:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008317071_1200x675_331892803585.jpg Two major state ballot propositions on insurance company regulation and medical malpractice were once viewed as shoe-ins for victory in the November election. Now, they appear on the brink of defeat. NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston explains the sudden turnaround.

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<![CDATA[Driver Who Fatally Hit Pedestrian in SF Chinatown Arrested]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:00:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008311475_1200x675_331689539815.jpg A San Francisco man is under arrest on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter after a woman was hit and killed trying to cross the street. It happened in busy Chinatown near the Stockton Street Tunnel. NBC Bay Area’s Christie Smith reports from the area where neighbors said the intersection is dangerous and something needs to be done.

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<![CDATA[Mountain View Residents Report Less Noise From Rave]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:00:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/225*120/rave_shoreline.jpg Neighbors braced for the worst after suffering through the thumping of a rave concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View last year, but there were a few surprises Saturday night. NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro explains why.

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<![CDATA[Woman Struck, Killed in Collision Near Stockton Tunnel]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:01:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008310841_1200x675_331650115584.jpg A dangerous street in San Francisco has claimed another life. The Stockton Street tunnel, near Chinatown, was closed for hours earlier Saturday after a driver hit and killed a pedestrian. NBC Bay Area's Christie Smith reports from the intersection where neighbors said accidents happen often here.

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<![CDATA[SJPD: 2 Men Wanted in Girl's Kidnapping, Sexual Assault]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:00:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008310826_1200x675_331644483680.jpg A brazen sexual assault took place in the middle of the day. Now, South Bay police are asking the public's help to bring the suspects to justice. The attack happened near the intersection of Saratoga and Campbell avenues in San Jose Tuesday. NBC Bay Area’s Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Woman Leads Fight Against Fraud]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:51:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-IngridRobinson.jpg NBC Bay Area's Stephanie Chuang shows how a Bay Area woman is leading the charge to fight a scheme that has bilked Americans out of millions of dollars.

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<![CDATA[Union City Church Hit in Smash-and-Grab Burglary]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:28:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-StAnne.jpg A Union City church was burglarized of thousands of dollars on Tuesday and the suspect remains at large, a police commander said. Nannette Miranda reports.

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<![CDATA[Plumber Killed Bally's Member with Gym Equipment: PD]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:26:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008305663_1200x675_331480643900.jpg A 46-year-old plumber was arrested on homicide charges after police say he picked up a steel gym bar at a Bally's Total Fitness and attacked another club member, striking him on the head "several times" before dropping the piece of equipment and leaving the scene. Derek Shore reports.]]> <![CDATA[Residents Brace for "Piercing" Noise from Electric Dance Party]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:20:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/0919-2014-rave.jpg The all day and into the night "Beyond Wonderland" electric dance party returns to the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View this weekend -- and many residents are preparing for the constant barrage of noise that comes with the event. Peggy Bunker reports.

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<![CDATA[Class Action: The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:15:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-Kinder.jpg Latino children often arrive at kindergarten behind their peers in English and other subjects. But research is shedding new light on their little-known strengths: Latino children on average have strong social and emotional skills that could help them catch up academically. Jessica Aguirre reports.

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<![CDATA["Throw Away" Puppy Rescued from Recycling Plant is Living the Good Life]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:55:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0919-2014-Gem1.jpg A puppy that survived being thrown into the dumpster and found at a recycling plant is doing well after being adopted. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

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<![CDATA[Mirkarimi on Redemption and Life After City Hall]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2014-09-19-mirkarimi-eliana.jpg Former San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez talk about the dark days that followed his arrest, the strides they've made in their marriage and his political future.]]> <![CDATA[Jed York: Ready for a Parade on Market Street]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:56:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2014-09-19-jed-york.jpg San Francisco 49ers president and CEO Jed York talks about the new Levi's Stadium and the challenges of molding the 49ers organization into a regional franchise, able to serve its fans in Santa Clara, San Francisco and beyond.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara Co. Jail Guards Request to Carry Guns Off Duty]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:12:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/210*120/0919-2014-sheriff.jpg Santa Clara County Jail guards are now calling for the right to carry guns while off duty. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[Jeff's Forecast: Hazy, Hotter + Next Rain]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:06:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxfrijeffshwsoon.jpg After much needed rain this week for parts of the Bay Area, there's no sign of storm activity this weekend. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks why conditions could be hazy. Plus, details on when rain could return.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Sits in Redwood City Oak Tree]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:40:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RWC+TREE+SITTER+RAW+ROJAS+1515+PDT+-+23421421.jpg Save the tree or...else! That’s what one woman on the Peninsula told crews who arrived to cut down an old oak Friday morning. Michelle Roberts reports.]]> <![CDATA[New iPhone 6 Draws Long Lines, Crowds at Apple Stores]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:33:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/budman+apple+5+photo.JPG Line wrapped around the block at Apple stores around the country on Friday as the iPhone 6 went on sale. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[King Fire Arson Suspect Pleads Not Guilty to Starting Wildfire]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:36:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wayne-Allen-Huntsman.jpg Wayne Allen Huntsman, the construction worker arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting a wildfire in Northern California, pleaded not guilty to an arson charge Friday in El Dorado County Superior Court. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Plumber Killed Bally's Member with Gym Equipment: Police]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:31:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/osaka-web-mug.jpg A 46-year-old plumber was arrested on homicide charges after police say he picked up a steel gym bar at a Bally's Total Fitness and attacked another club member, striking him on the head "several times" before dropping the piece of equipment and leaving the scene. Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA["All Clear" Given Following Bomb Threat at San Jose School]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HIGH-SCHOOL-BOMB-THREAT-RAW-EDWIN-1500-PDT---17304423.jpg Andrew Hill High School in East San Jose was evacuated and students were escorted to another school as police investigated a bomb threat made by a man seeking ransom, a school district administrator said Friday. Damian Trujillo reports.

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<![CDATA[Sen. Hill Demands Probe Into CPUC]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:14:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008302112_1200x675_331295811888.jpg California State Senator Jerry Hill is demanding the state's top law enforcement official open a criminal investigation into the California Public Utilities Commission. Stephanie Chuang reports.]]> <![CDATA[Apple CEO Tim Cook Greets iPhone Fans in Palo Alto]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:22:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008301956_1200x675_331283011542.jpg The iPhone 6 Plus sells out at the Palo Alto Apple store, as CEO Tim Cook pays customers a visit. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA["Devastated and Shocked": King Fire Suspect's Sister]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:24:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008297785_1200x675_331236931841.jpg The sister of King Fire arson suspect Wayne Allen Huntsman said her brother would not have started the wildland blaze. "I'm devastated and shocked...can't believe he would have anything to do with something like that...or he would do... to me he would be on the other end, trying to put it out...to be of assistance." - Tami Criswell told NBC affiliate KSBW.]]> <![CDATA[Plumber Arrested For Killing Bally's Gym Member]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:49:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ballys.jpg A 46-year-old plumber was arrested on homicide charges after police say he attacked another gym member by allegedly striking him on the head "several times" before dropping the steel bar and leaving the scene. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[IPhone 6 Release Draws Long Lines in Palo Alto]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:38:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008297699_1200x675_331230275828.jpg People in Palo Alto admitted to living out on the streets outside Apple stores for days. Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[Crowds Anticipating New iPhone 6 Gather, Form Lines Outside Apple Stores]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:38:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008291815_1200x675_331109443955.jpg NBC Bay Area's Peggy Bunker shows the anticipation and lines building up for the release of the new iPhone 6.]]> <![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[Doctors Say Not to Worry After Enterovirus Confirmed in California]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:34:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_enterovirus_3.JPG A rare virus that has sickened dozens of children across the country has been reported in San Diego, health officials confirmed Thursday. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Bar Patrons Keep Tabs on Scotland Vote]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:27:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/455653722.jpg Sports and music were replaced Thursday night with news feeds on the big screens at Edinburgh Castle Scottish Pub in San Francisco. Derek Shore reports

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<![CDATA[Police Called to McDonald's House After Female Held Gun]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:25:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP13080214223.jpg San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on Thursday night provided no comment when NBC Bay Area asked for a reaction to a new report released by San Jose police. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged with Arson in King Fire: Sheriff]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:39:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wayne-Allen-Huntsman.jpg A 37-year-old man has been arrested on an arson charge and is being held on $10 million bail stemming from the King Fire burning in the Sierra foothills, one of the largest wildfires currently burning in California, Cal Fire announced. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Long, Slow Chase Helps Scotts Valley Dive Club Members Catch Fish Poachers In Pacific Grove]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:45:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pacific+grove+poachers+7.jpg After just his first SCUBA dive three years ago, Bill Shephard fell in love with the underwater world. He will, apparently, go to great lengths to protect it.]]> <![CDATA[Reality Check: Bridge Suicide Barrier's Impact]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:15:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/KNTV_Golden_Gate_Bridge_Barrier_Cont_051509_50_mezzn_448x336.jpg In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks into the research to see if the new suicide barrier project at the Golden Gate Bridge will actually bring down suicide rates.]]> <![CDATA[Needed Rain + Jeff's Weekend Forecast]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:44:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/wxjrjrthursdayjeff.jpg Our rainy season got off to a decent start early Thursday AM with wide ranging rain accumulations that even topped .50" in some isolated locations. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri tracks the storm totals and what you can expect this weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Interview: Fire Engineer on Fighting King Fire]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Jim_Seida_King_FIre_20140918_1200x675_331039299843.jpg John Sorenson, an engineer with the San Bernardino County Fire Department, describes what it's been like fighting the King fire. Interviewed by John Seida of NBC News via Stringwire.]]> <![CDATA[SF Supe Tells World He Takes Anti-HIV Drug]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:34:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/scottwiener.jpg San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener made an unusually personal announcement for a politician this week, telling the world that "each morning, I take a pill called Truvada to protect me from becoming infected with HIV." Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Brown Signs Boater Safety Bill]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:31:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/%5BNECN%5D072512_boater_4pm_NECN1500kMP4_640x416_2260513132.jpg Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law SB 941, a bill that would increase the safety of California waterways by requiring boaters to pass a safety course and obtain a vessel operator card.]]> <![CDATA[Man Charged with Arson in King Fire: Sheriff]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:35:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wayne-Allen-Huntsman.jpg A 37-year-old man has been arrested on an arson charge and is being held on $10 million bail stemming from the King Fire burning in the Sierra foothills, one of the largest wildfires currently burning in California, Cal Fire announced. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Stepping Down]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:37:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/larry-ellison.jpg Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, a Silicon Valley icon, is stepping down, effective immediately, the Redwood Shores company announced on Thursday. Scott Budman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Raw Video: Man Charged with Arson in King Fire]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:35:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KING-FIRE-1130-PRESSER---15083323.jpg A 37-year-old man has been arrested on an arson charge and is being held on $10 million bail stemming from the King Fire burning in the Sierra foothills, Cal Fire announced.]]> <![CDATA[SF Supervisor Proposes to Spend $800K on Anti-HIV Drug]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:43:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/david-campos.jpg San Francisco Supervisor David Campos wants the city to appropriate $807,000 to pay for "health navigators" to educate patients about the anti-HIV drug, and provide subsidies for those San Franciscans who can't pay for it. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Showers, Rain Sparks Power Outages in 7 Cities]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:11:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pge4.jpg The light rain that scattered across the Bay Area Thursday morning - a much welcome sign from the skies during the state's drought - is also suspected to be behind a power outage that struck about 12,000 East Bay customers at its peak. Stephanie Chuang reports.

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<![CDATA[SF Supervisor Pushes to Make HIV Drugs Available in City]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:28:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008286126_1200x675_330804291611.jpg San Francisco Supervisor Davis Campos, who is also gay and running for state Assembly Tom Amiano's seat , planned to ask the city to provide making PrEP, more commonly known by its drug name of Truvada, "available to all regardless of income," because " we could set the tone for the rest of the country in how to effectively eradicate a disease that claimed the lives of so many of our loved ones." Bob Redell reports.]]> <![CDATA[High School Sports Programs Turning to Crowdfunding After Budget Cuts]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:42:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0917-2014-crowdfunding.jpg Cuts to sports programs in schools have forced some teams to get creative while fundraising. New numbers show more teams are turning to crowdfunding. Ian Cull reports.

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<![CDATA[Experts Discuss Need for Travel Insurance]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:39:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/0917-2014-TravelInsurance.jpg In the wake of Hurricane Odile, NBC Bay Area's Nannette Miranda talks with experts to see when vacationers should be signing up for travel insurance.]]> <![CDATA[Police Say Girl, Mother Surviving Hit-and-Run Crash a "Miracle"]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:39:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/204*120/freeway-generic-101-traffic.jpg Police are calling it a miracle. A 24-year-old woman and her daughter were struck by a hit-and-run driver after they tried to run across a major highway that runs through Orinda. Police said they suspect the mother was drunk. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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