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means no next-day grogginess. zzzquil z naturally superior sleep. shooting at a north bay high school. several nearby campuses on lockdown. good morning and thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia. >> and i'm marcus washington. we brought you that breaking news on that shooting during the "today" show. here is a live look at ridgeway high school from our nbc bay area sky ranger and you could see police officers and firefighters on the scene. santa rosa police say that happened at ridgeway high school along with santa rosa and the junior college under lockdown. pete suratos is live for us at santa rosa and, pete, do we know anything about the suspect at this time? >> reporr: yeah, marcus, we
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just got the update from santa rosa place and they may have a possible suspect detained and i want to point out in the update from santa rosa police they say that the shooting happened off campus near ridgeway, wanted to make that clear, it was off campus and near ridgeway high. and look over my shoulder, and we have chp blocking off the area on ridgeway and glenn street as they continue with the scene and they tell us that a possible suspect has been detained, at least at this time. we'll bring you another update shortly. now i'll show you video when it was a much more active scene this morning. now according to santa rosa police, the information we're getting, saying the shooting happened roughly about 9:00 a.m. so at about 8:56 a shooting happened off campus near ridgway high in santa rosa and not an active shooting and a 18-year-old was shot and had
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wounds to the abdomen area and is in the stable condition. when it comes to the suspect, a possible suspect may have been detained. they said the suspect fled on campus at ridgway and took him into custody near this area but still looking for the weapon. now in the past 15 minutes or so we saw someone being taken into custody but when i questioned police if that was the suspect, they would not confirm that information. now prior to all of this, when we got to the scene, i did get a chance to speak with the parent of a student at ridgway high and she was texting with her son and you could imagine how scary and he is okay but a clip of the conversation with my parent. >> did he tell you -- >> he didn't seem to know what was going on. i think the kids that are actually at school went into whatever the drill is that they do. he's under a desk and just waiting it out. he said he did see a s.w.a.t.
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team run into clear the classroom but he doesn't know what is happening. >> reporter: taking you back out here live to ridgway avenue and glenn street following the shooting that took place near ridgway high. and a possible suspect was detained but police are still on the scene. obviously conducting this investigation. at least at this time it appears to be an isolated shooting. no further reports of violence on campus. there are still lockdowns in place for ridgway high near the shooting and santa rosa high and santa rosa junior college. that is all in the same area. but i do want to point this out for parents, they're saying don't call 911 if your a parent of any students at the schools and to go to the jockey club at 1350 bennett valley road east of brookwood what they are telling parents to do to check in that area but we expect another update from santa rosa police at
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about 12:15 p.m. >> good for parents. they were scared. thank you so much, pete. once we learn about the shooting, we sent out a push alert. this is a great reason to download our nbc bay area app and do that because then you could get the breaking updates when they happen. our other top story now, we are still waiting to find out if pg&e will follow through this week on the plan to possibly cut power lines again for tens of thousands of bay area homes and businesses. like last time pg&e said the power shutoffs would be necessary to reduce wildfire risk. but this time around the bay area outages would be less widespread. right now they're notifying about 200,000 customers in 16 counties which you could see in yellow on this map. it includes people in napa, sonoma and san mateo county. >> and we're keeping an eye on the wind and the heat moving toward our area. meteorologist kari hall is tracking that. so what are things looking like now. >> right now the temperatures are heating up but by tomorrow
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the winds kick in. this is a live look outside from the berkeley hills toward mt. diablo and we do have dry conditions out there and that is the concern as we go into the day tomorrow. and we're seeing right now some 70s for some of the inland areas, even up to 79 degrees now in livermore. it is about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. in oakland, napa, we're at 71 and 67 now in san francisco. we're heading into the upper 80s and low 90s in the valleys and also for our inland hills reaching 87 in livermore, concord reaching 90 and oakland today reaching 81. now tomorrow is when the red flag warning goes into effect for elevations above 1,000 feet and including all of the areas shaded in red and i see now it is including parts of mendocino county. so we'll continue to monitor that as we see these changes developing throughout the day, or update our forecast and i'll show you the winds that we're
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expecting and when coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you, kari. well san francisco police are investigating a deadly shooting about one block from city hall. this happened at about 11:00 last night near larkin and golden gate in the tenderloin. right now police are not releasing any details about the man shot or if they know what led to that shooting. angered americans with a tweet n equating the impeachment investigation to murder. >> scott mcgrewoins us now. he said it is a lynching. >> the impeachment. the white house scrambling to explain that this morning, laura. the president may be reacting from the pressure from the latest twist in the impeachment investigation, the arrival on capitol hill of bill taylor, america's top diplomat to ukraine. he's testifying behind closed doors so we don't know what he's saying. but we absolutely do know that taylor was deeply disturbed by what he saw as the trump administration tried to trade money for military support to
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ukraine for an investigation into the democrats. in a text message exchange taylor asks, "are we saying security assistance and the white house meeting are conditioned on those" and the ambassador to the e.u. gordon sondland send text me. and as for lunching, all republicans must remember what they are witnessing here, a lynching. congressman billy rush of illinois wrote back, you think this impeachment is a lynching? what the hell is wrong with you? do you know how many people who look like me have been lynched by people who look like you. now senator lindsey graham was quick to jump to his defense saying what is happening to trump is indeed in his words a lynching in every sense. every sense he said. except, of course, the murder part. >> all right. thank you very much. turning now to decision 2020. decision made yesterday will allow independents in california to vote in the state democratic
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presidential primary. more than 5 million independent voters in california and california's primary takes place on march 3rd known as super-tuesday. the republican party has no such plan to allow independents. gavin newsom is the highest paid governor. earlier this year gavin newsom and legislators received a raise. he received $201,000 a year and including andrew cuomo and pennsylvania's tom wolf. former president jimmy carter recovering after a fall at his home in plains, georgia. we first told you about this story as it broke this morning on "today in the bay." the former president is being treated for minor pelvic fracture and taken to a nearby hospital for observation and in good spirits and looking forward to recovering at home. this is the second time this month that carter has been injured in a fall.
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he received 14 stitches when he fell at home on october 6th. the former president is 95 years old. new at 11:00, bay area leaders are taking another step toward easing the affordable housing crisis. the five-story apartment building is approved to be built on mission boulevard near south hayward b.a.r.t. station. apartments will be designated as affordable and will have a day care center and business on the ground floor. the monthly rate for the apartment is not yet available. just in, the warriors are getting no break this season as steve kerr delivers more bad news. nbc bay area sports reporting that kerr does not expect klay thompson to play at all this season. he suffered a torn acl during game six of the nba finals and hoping to have him back after the all-star break, however the expected seven to nine-month
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time recovery table doesn't make that possible. before the home opener to well-known members of dub nation hit the streets on two wheels. the golden gate warriors president and former player and current team consultant petualia biked two miles to the chase center. >> we're excited. >> for the sports world, [ inaudible ]. >> he has been busy spreading the message to commuters. you see him here on a b.a.r.t. train. tall man there. the warriors host the clippers at the new chase center on thursday. new details on the college admission scandal. lori loughlin's daughter are no longer enrolled in the university of southern california. according to the university, isabella rose and olivia jade giannulli no long attend usc but it is unclear whether they were dropped out or kicked out. laughlin and her husband are
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accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to secure the admission to usc as crew recruits. laughlin is due in court in january to face charges. well macy's is set to make major changes. next here at midday, the item you soon will not be able to buy in stores. plus a five-day u.s. brokered cease-fire between turkish troops and syrian kurdish fighters is set to end. the moves world leaders are making to address the ongoing situation in sear. and have you seen our new synched in show on instagram. here is abby fernandez with a look at the latest episode. ♪ >> in case you missed it, this newly released surveillance showed a former 49ers assistant coach disarming a student with a hug. back in may a 19-year-old student brought a loaded gun to a portland high school with intentions of hurting himself. the coach noticed and talked him out of it and then proceeded to
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hug him while disarming him. >> i saw the look in his face and his eyes and looked at the gun and realized it was a real gun and they my instincts just took over. >> the student was sentenced to 36 months of probation and to undergo mental health evaluation. >> coming up after news at 11:00, "california live" and then "access live" and then "days of our lives" at 1:00.
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developing now, a five-day cease-fire between turkish troops and syrian kurdish fires expired today as the president of tkey and russi are meeting to discuss the situation. richard engle reports from syria. >> reporter: this morning around 80,000 children the u.n. now said are among hundreds of thousands of kurds forced from their homes by the turkish military assault president trump
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effectively allowed to happen. as u.s. troops in syria leave, many heading for a rock, they're leaving behind the kurds, close u.s. allies who say they now face ethnic cleansing. u.s. officials tell nbc news the white house is condering leaving a small number of american troops in northern syria to protect oil fields. >> we have a small group there and we secured the oil. other than that there is no reason for it in our opinion. >> but while president trump focuses on syria's oil, turkey and russia are focusing on carving up the whole country. turkey's president erdogan meeting this morning with vladimir putin in sochi and expected to divvy up zones in syria where russia and syrian government troops would have control and others where turkey plans to settle millions of syrian arab refugees displacing the kurds. the kurds fear this could be the nd for them in northern syria,
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their homeland. president trump's military policy has become so erratic, governments in the middle east do not know what to expect, do not know what he is doing. yesterday the defense secretary said that u.s. troops, most of them, would be leaving here in syria and going to iraq to fight isis. today the iraqi military said that is not what they agreed to. they have no idea what he's talking about. they don't have permission to stay in iraq. richard engle, nbc news, northern syria. >> starting today the city of oakland begins a two-week cleaning operation at a homeless encampment focused near the home depot at 8th street and alameda to reduce what the city called an extreme fire hazard. they will create a fire lane for emergency access and place a buffer zone around pg&e utility poles. after one side of the lot is clean and cleared residents of the encampment will be allowed to return. and today in the south bay, the water district will focus on
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what to do in the growing number of homeless camps along the local waterways. it will work on increasing funding for safe and clean water programs and establish an encampment project. san jose council meb johnny camis urged residents to show up and he said he wants to eventually see encampments removed. >> we can't have people living in our waterways, it is unsanitary and not just bad for the environment, it is bad for them too. >> some worry removing that homeless encampment will force them to move into more populated areas around the city. dog lovers in san leandro said some are discouraging them from letting pets on their property. a sign someone put up outside of an apartment complex warning of rat poison in the grass and warning dog owners to stay away from the area or pets will die.
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neighbors are sure there is no poison in the grass and while the problem is real there the solution they say lies elsewhere. >> no dogs should be hurt and nobody should be feeling disrespected. we all live in this beautiful community together. clean up behind your pet. and life will be good. >> the sign, by the way, is now gone. the property manager had it removed last night and police said they could not do anything about it because they do not consider it a crime. [ bell ] and there you have it. the opening bell of the new york stock exchange where the dow is up 112 points right now. it rose today as investors poured through a slew of key companies like united technologies and proctor and gamble and mcdonald's. a major change for macy's, the retailer plans to phase out the sale of fur by 2021, making it the biggest u.s. retailer to
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ban the controversial product a partnership with the humane society. san francisco recently banned the sale of animal fur. governor gavin newsom is asking to investigate why gas prices are so high and if consumers are paying more because the industry is overcharging, in particular the governor is eyeing name brand gas companies including chevron, shell and 76 which claimed their gas is more expensive because it is better. their price were found to be between 30 cents to $1 more expensive and that is on top of the higher taxes california drivers are already paying. the governor points to a california energy commission report that found some gas retailers don't provide proof their gas is better. we spoke with one driver who said he's glad the governor is asking for answers. >> the gas prices are killing you. i mean, i commute from here to sacramento and elk grove every day almost, and it is killing me.
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it is like $28 there and back. so, yeah, it is a good idea. >> it is unclear how long an investigation would take or if drivers will eventually benefit. even though this week it may feel closer to summer than winter, some die-hards are getting ready to bring out the skies. sky tahoe is set to open this friday. workers are getting ready and building up the base. this will be the first tahoe ski resort to open for the winter season. >> the key is if they could stay open because the temperatures still kind of warm. although it is high elevation. >> high elevation. we've seen morning temperatures in the 20s so it is cool in the morning hours. but yeah, it warms up throughout the day. as we get a live look out there now in cupertino, looking across the south bay, we're going to feel summer warmth over the next several days and very dry conditions as we get ready to head out for lunch. we get a live look outside in dublin and we are seeing mostly sunny skies that will stick with
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us. let's get a look at temperature trend for the rest of the day. look at these upper 80s we have here and our temperatures peaking at about 2:00 this afternoon. we're going to stay in the 80s until about sunset when we start to gradually cool off. let's go through all of our microclimates and we see at noon we're in the upper 70s to mid-80s at 2:30, dnaville at 84 degrees and also 84 in oakland, novato at 90 degrees. we know the temperatures aren't sufficient supposed to be this warm but we are not expected to break any records with san jose at 5:00 still in the low 80s and upper 80s in concord, fairfield at 87 degrees. and then into tonight, it won't be as cool as the winds start to pick up, we'll see our lows drop back into the upper 50s. into tomorrow the hotter temperatures continue. we'll have more of a north to northeasterly wind that increases to 50 to 60 miles per hour in some of the higher elevations. our winds will be peaking
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tomorrow night and a red flag warning will be in effect for the elevations above 1,000 feet. and it is all because we're seeing high pressure setting up just to our west. this is giving us a northerly wind around high pressure and we have a clockwise wind flow into the next couple of daves and we see our winds blowing off shore and hot temperatures and winds gusting because there is a storm system to our north that will finally provide some relief from this heat going into the end of the weekend. so between now and then we'll have some gusty winds picking up and then we'll also see another possible wind event by the end of the weekend. as we go hour-by-hour with our wind forecast, here we are at 5:00 tomorrow morning. we see our winds coming in from the north and starting to increase for parts of the north bay. and then through the rest of the day, the higher elevations will have wind gusts but notice what is happening in the valleys. not much of a wind. at about 15 to 20 miles per hour
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while we have 25 to 35-mile-per-hour winds in parts of the north bay. so that is the reason why we're seeing especially the north bay the high fire risk and any small spark will spread rapidly under these conditions as we have low humidity and this time around some hot temperatures reaching the low 90s for the next couple of days. it is still going to be warm on friday. but we are going to see our winds starting to calm down for the weekend. we have nice conditions on saturday. we're cooling off on sunday but it will also be quite gusty and we're going to warm up from the inland areas all the way to the coastline. so that is something we'll be watching over the next couple of days, laura and marcus. >> thanks, kari. coming up, an update on the shooting we've been telling you about at santa rosa high school. new information we're learning about the suspect. but first, happening now, for the fourth day teachers in chicago remain on the picket line union leadership saying the hope for a quick end for the strike are over follow a letter sent to the union from the
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chicago mayor and the mayor ask the the leadership to come back to the negotiating table and accelerate the pace of negotiations. we'll have more news for you right after the break.
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we are staying on -- on top of the breaking news in north bay. santa rosa police say one person was injured in a shooting near ridgway high school in santa rosa.
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the school along with santa rosa high and santa rosa junior college all remain under lockdown. we've learned that police have just arrested or linked a person of interest in connection to this shooting. police say the shooting was isolated. one male victim was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. parents are advisesed to go to the patient information center at the nearby jockey club. we'll bring you updates online and at nbc bay area news at 5:00. well last look at the weather today. >> it is still going to be very warm. and we're looking at highs reaching into the upper 80s. and keep in mind that we should be at about 74 degrees. so it is going to be really hot the next few days. and then we're also going to see some warmer air in san francisco. so we're going to be in the mid-80s over the next couple of days but it will cool off going into the weekend. it will take until sunday when we really start to feel that
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