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oakland residents worried about crime in the city can take their concerns to the mayor and the new police chief. we'll tell you about the event they're hosting an hour from now. >> from wall street to the suburbs, the city is getting ready for protestors to hit the streets again this weekend. >> and the music festival taking place this weekend that almost didn't happen, and more, now on ktvu mornings on 2. and good morning. welcome to ktvu mornings on 2. it's saturday, october 15th.
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meteorologist rosemary joins us now. >> we have another nice day in store. not at warm as the last couple days, and we're going to have high clouds once again some if it felt a little muggy yesterday afternoon, may get that way into the afternoon once we move through the second half of your saturday. we're cloud youy this morning with fog on the coastline. we're going to be mild as you get outside this morning. and then for the afternoon, anywhere from five to 10 degrees of cooling. we'll look at what you can expect for your area coming up. in one hour, oakland's mayor and the city's top law enforcement officials will be meeting to talk about how to make the city safer. and as ali rasmus reports live, new police chief howard jordan will be in attendance today. what can we expect? >> reporter: according to the mayor's office, a lot of discussion among all kinds of different people in the community, including community leaders, and you can see it some of these fliers that they've handed out earlier in the last couple weeks, getting
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the word out about this neighborhood safety summit. the planning board started weeks ago and as you can see from the lists here, back then chief the police was anthony batts. but he resigned earlier this week and now it's interim police chief howard jordan who will be stepping in in this new role and being at this neighborhood safety summit that starts just about an hour from now. now, jordan was sworn in as interim chief a couple days ago. this will be his first community meeting in the new role. the mayor and other oakland school district and county leaders will be at the neighborhood safety summit. organizers say the goal of this meet something to get people in the community together to talk about how to deal with crime in oakland. the mayor's offers says there will be strategy sessions, dialogues and workshops on at least 15 different topics, including gang awareness, truancy, police relationships, volunteering and youth mentoring, with talks and discussions about gun violence in the city. on the heels of the shake-up this week with oakland police leadership and the resignation
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of anthony batts and with shootings and homicides on the rise, some city councilmembers say it's time for action and not just talk. >> all this talk about policy, policies will be just pieces of paper if we don't have the police in the streets to enforce them. >> the neighborhood safety summit happens here at laney college in the gymnasium. it starts an hour from now at 8:00 and it's open to the public. according to the flier, they will be giving people free breakfast and lunch. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. the search for a new oakland police chief has raised other concerns about the top of city government the the mayor wasted little time to name the immaterial rim chief to the same position. some on the city council are unhappy with how kwon and batts work together. >> we need to get a unified vision and support our police chief. that's something that was not happening. >> some councilmembers say they
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want kwon for more active in lower the crime rate. the mayor's office says kwon has done more for public safety than any other mayor. anti-wall street protestors will be out today in downtown san rafael and santa rosa. people with occupy san rafael plan to picket outside the bank of america a at 4th street starting at noon. wednesday nearly 200 pro testers went there. occupy oakland is getting star power today. the group says actor danny glover will lead a rally. the march begins at laney college at 1:00 and ends at city hall. yesterday occupy oakland protestors staged a peaceful march through downtown. they're from all walks of life and each is demanding change. >> i think we want health care for all, against the war, and i want to bring an end to u.s.
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involvement overseas. put that money back into the people. >> i'd like to have a constitutional amendment to bancorp pratt money and political -- >> police were on hand to direct traffic and block some streets. the protests starting it all still going on this weekend. stay with us. ahead at 7:15, the clash demonstrators in new york had with police. in washington, d.c. the final preparations are underway for tomorrow's dedication of the martin luther king, jr. memorial. the 31st sculpture is the first monument on the mall honoring a black leader. president obama will speak at tomorrow's dedication. last night with no cameras rolling he made a surprise visit to the memorial with the first lady and their two daughters. visitors have been flocking there since it opened in august. >> it made my heart beat really strong. i have a lot of love for that. the structure is absolutely beautiful. and it does look like him. >> i just hope the young people
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here realize what a great sacrifice this was. this was -- this is hallow ground here today. >> the dedication was originally scheduled for late august. but it was postponed because of hurricane irene. a bicyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in oakland. witnesses say the driver went through the intersection at west macarthur and webster, hit the cyclist and drove away after 9:00 last night. the victim suffered serious injuries. witnesses told the driver a woman to 30th and west streets. police arrived and arrested her. pg&e says the power is back on this morning throughout monterey county. an overhead equipment failure knocked out that power to 9700 customers last night. affected areas included cannery row and pacific grove. pg&e says the crews took about three hours to fix the problem. good morning! giving you a live look there. we've got the marine layer back
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with us this morning. fog along the coastline, and you can't even see the city at this point. just the tower. we'll be with high clouds throughout the day, even once we get rid of the fog. these are high clouds streaming across the area. winds very calm out there, very quiet. we have another five minutes or so until the sunrise and our breeze now at the surface turning onshore. not a big deal but an indication of what is to come for your weekend. 61 degrees right now at sfo. 64 in oakland. 61 redwood city. 60 for san jose. so a mild start as you get outside. mid-50s in livermore. 54 napa. 56 santa rosa and we're looking at partly to mostly cloudy skies petaluma dealing with mostly cloudy skies at the moment. the high clouds not going to go away. they'll stick around for the weekend at least through your saturday, possibly into sunday. satellite view here t is a disturbance coming in from the
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south and that south flow bringing it out way. so again mentioned it earlier, may feel muggy in the afternoon with high clouds overhead. we're also watching this disturbances. we've been watching it all week long, just sitting here in the pacific. this will actually move coast ward into monday, tuesday. going to lift out and bring us even cooler weather for tuesday, wednesday. so between now and then we've got pretty nice weather in store but we're not going to be as warm as we were the last couple days. that ridge of high pressure right about there was right over california, thursday, friday. now has shifted and weakened moving east so that's what we can expect for your day. today and tomorrow, look at what happens here. rolling through saturday, don't get much of a break. we're going to see the high clouds in and out, maybe peaks of sunshine, cloud cover that's almost translucent. so we can't really see the sun but it's bright out there and it shouldn't feel too bad. not as warm. temperatures along the coastline denying back into the upper 60s, low 70s for the afternoon. and 80s once again for the
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inland areas. but shaving off at least a few degrees, maybe five to seven, even 10. 77 expected this afternoon in areas right around vallejo. 75 oakland. 73 in san francisco. inland east bay, 83 expected antioch. 81 for concord. for the south bay a good- looking day in san jose, 81 there. 80 for mountainview. 70 degrees the afternoon, half moon bay, big pumpkin fest this weekend. the extended forecast there, a little bit cooler even for tomorrow. monday we could rebound just a little bit. and then that wave that i talked about a moment ago moves through tuesday, wednesday. temperatures for the valley locations slipping back into the 70s. we'll look at your lunchtime forecast coming up. it's time now for your live drive time traffic. taking a look at the golden gate bridge, it's foggy but traffic in both directions moving quite well. moving over to the bay bridge toll plaza, also foggy. lot more traffic towards the
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city and to treasure island, and treasure island today the music will start blaring from the treasure island music festival at noon. a labor dispute almost disrupted the popular concert. union workers blocked a tour bus from entering the festival grounds yesterday. but the san francisco mayor's office helped broker a last- minute deal between the promotor and stagehands union. >> this picket line is over. thank you all. over forever. >> yay! >> temporary workers will stay on for the weekend. the stagehands union and event promoters will try to work out a long-term contract through an independent mediator. at least 30,000 people are expected to attend the concert. you must have special passes to park on the island. otherwise there are shuttle buses from at&t park starting at 11:00 this morning. people in alameda will be fighting for air this morning. today is the second annual bay area fight for air walk hemmed by the american lung association. registration is at 8:30 this
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morning. this is a three-mile walk which raises money and awareness to support healthy lungs and healthy air. lung disease is the third leading cause of death in the united states. u.s. airstrikes have already claimed of life of an american born al-qaeda leader. how his family is being targeted. >> stamped with three proud words, made in america. >> and increase of american made goods overseas. plus the "occupy wall street" "occupy sending concerns through the streets of australia. i will awaken you with a song.
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new in morning, u.s. airstrikes in yemen have killed relatives of al-qaeda cleric. among the dead his son. president obama hailed the strike as a major blow to al- qaeda worldwide. the administration believes he is linked to hundreds of terrorist attacks. militants attacked a base in eastern afghanistan. they tried to blast the base in the pan sheer province. they fired grenades. guards rappelled the attack and killed all four militants. there were no american deaths and no significant damage to the base. the taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. new this morning, in his weekly address president obama discussed free trade deals with columbia, panama and south korea. >> these trade agreements will support tens of thousands of
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american jobs p will sell more fords, chevies and chryslers abroad, stamped with three proud words, "made in america. " >> the president recorded that message yesterday in the detroit area. he toured a general motors plant with the south korean president. this morning me criticized republicans for killing his $450 billion jobs bill, but he is vowing to push congress to pass various parts of that legislation. new campaign finance records show that a former energy department advisor had pushed for the solyndra federal loan is a big fund-raiser for the president. steve spinner now serves as an energy expert for american progress. he raised more than half a million dollars for president obama's re-election campaign. recently released e-mails indicate he was involved in the half billion dollar solyndra loan, despite pledging to recuse himself because his wife's law firm represented the fremont company. the loan is coming under intense scrutiny from congress. two officials told lawmakers yesterday they had never before
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seen a restructuring plan in which private investors would be paid back ahead of taxpayers if solyndra went bankrupt. there's now three congressional hearings since the company foiled for bankruptcy last month. pg&e is working fast to replace old gas pipelines before there's another failure or explosion. crews hope to replace more than 1,000 miles of plastic pipelines in the next three years. these lines have been linked to problems including explosion earlier this year in cupertino. pg&e is still conducting high pressure testing on its main transition lines. >> it's part of ouro verde improvements to management program, we're testing and inspecting our lines much more frequently. >> the cupertino blast area is one of the first places that will receive the new pipelines. pg&e is also rerouting a line in south san francisco to prevent it from failing during an earthquake. in new york city, anti-wall street protestors continue to occupy a park.
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as you can see, demonstrators clashed with police during a march to wall street's landmark bowl yesterday. more than a dozen people were arrested for blocking traffic, throwing bottles and overturning trash cans. earlier protestors claimed victory after the park owners scrapped plans to power wash the park. >> my understanding is that brookfield got lots of calls from many elected officials threatening them and saying if you don't stop this, we'll make your life more difficult. >> the fact that i wish they would have done it, because i -- the smell and everything is terrible. >> protestors fear the scheduled cleaning was actually an attempt to shut down that movement. >> we're not fighting! we're not resisting! >> a lot of pushing, yelling and pepper spray at an occupy protest in san diego yesterday. police used pepper spray to
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break up an encampment protestors took over a week ago. police arrested several people after they refused to leave. >> they were holding me up by my neck. >> in the end all but one tent was removed. the rest of the protestors have moved tie park near the san diego zoo. the occupy wall street movement is spreading around the world, inspiring protests in australia. >> like solidarity and support for wall street and also i think it's also like we're anti- anything, it's more of an idea that we're going to be pro- things. >> this is melbourne this morning. hundreds of people are camped out in the heart of that city. the cost of living there is high and others say politicians need to be held more accountable. similar protests are taking place in new see distuned, tokyo and japan. ford appears to be close to averting a strike as employees continue to vote on a new
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contract. as more votes are coming in, it appears a majority of ford workers are voting in favor of the new contract. that's a change from yesterday when it looked like the contract could be voted down. both ford and united auto workers expect the contract to be improved. some say it makes too many concessions but ford organizations the new contract will allow it to hire more workers and make factory upgrades. in our economy watch in morning, new numbers show california home prices are now down for the 12th consecutive month. tracking says the medium home price in the state is now $249,000 that's down from $265 and,000 a year ago. and it's just over half of what it was in 2007. more than 480,000 dollars. short sales and foreclosures now make up half of all transactions. online video streaming website could be getting ready for an ipo. they announced thursday it was no longer for sale and would map out a future for its online
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service. one stop market analyst tells us that could be a sign they might make an ipo in the next two years. it's co-owned by fox and abc. and this morning microsoft has completed its takeover of skype. the redmon washington giant paid $8.5 billion for the company, and that does make the skype deal the largest ever for microsoft. people can talk by voice or video. apple has another hit on its hands. why the success of the iphone 4s is good news for another company. but first the party bringing queen elizabeth together with super-model elle macpherson. >> partly to mostly cloudy this morning. mild conditions, as you get outside for the afternoon not quite as warm as we've been. we'll look at what you can expect, coming up.
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people in virginia are cleaning up after a series of tornadoes touched down there. the national weather service confirms not one but seven tornadoes hit yesterday. the twisters spread across several counties, including fairfax and prince william. there are no reports of injuries, but one of tornadoes ripped the roof from a historic home that dates back to the 18th century. i went to the cal soccer game last night and just couldn't believe how nice it was! >> yes. we've had an and enjoyed some nice, warm, summer-like evenings. those will if away. look at that beautiful sunrise, though. it lifted about 10 minutes ago and will set right around 6:30. so the nights are growing longer and the days shortening. your forecast for today, getting outside early this morning, have someplace to be? it's a mild one, calm one. fartherly for mostly cloudy and mix of low clouds along the coastline and the bay. and we're get high clouds still streaming in.
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you saw those approaching the area yesterday. 54 degrees in some spots. closer to a low 60s around san francisco, oakland at this hour, lunchtime numbers upper 60s for the coast or around the bay area, we're looking at 60s and low 70s. some of the warmer spots. back into the 80s today. so it's going to be nice, even warm in some cases, just not as hot as we have seen. some of us nearing 90 degrees over the lasts few cases. take a look at what is expected for the afternoon highs. upper 70s santa rosa, napa, 77 san rafael. 73 in the city for the afternoon, and 75 for oakland. 78 fremont. 81 expected san jose, and as we move east we're looking at 84 for livermore, 83 this afternoon antioch. extended forecast high clouds will be in our forecast at least for today. maybe into tomorrow. temperatures will continue to cool sunday. rebound on monday but then the bigger cooldown comes tuesday, wednesday as the system we've been watching offshore finally moves across california.
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back to you. today south korea's president will meet with members of the chicago korean american community before heading home. last night chicago mayor manuel hosted a dinner for the south korean president and first lady. he praised the efforts of president lee and president obama for a recently passed trade agreement between the u.s. and south korea. tonight some of biggest names in music will help raise money for the clinton foundation with a concert at. hollywood bowl. last night celebrities turned out on the the palladium for a gala to celebrate former president bill clinton's birthday and a 10th anniversary of the william j clinton foundation. tickets for the gala cost $6500 and featured a performance by singer stevie nicks. >> i have known mr. clinton a long time and jim just thrilled he's still involved and working to help people. >> tonight's concert will feature lady gaga, bono and kenny chesney. if queen elizabeth hosted an annan party at buckingham
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palace ahead of her 10-day trip down under. celebrity guests included elle macpherson and actor hugh jack man. some in the raider nation are calling it a snub. >> i think it's disrespectful. shame on them. >> what "sports illustrated" didn't do that has raider fans fuming. >> and the new step to bring home a missing missouri baby not seen in almost two weeks. and we're going back live to the safety summit taking place this morning just days after the city's top cop resigned.
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fualaau for us. >> one day after the city of oakland makes howard jordan interim police chief, he takes his first street to make oakland streets safe. welcome back to ktvu morning on 2. we'll have more on that safety summit in just a moment. but first, the search for a man who has been missing for more than a week. san francisco police are asking for your help this morning. mark marvin was last seen leaving his home around 4 p.m. on october 6th. his car was found last sunday at baker beach. he is 39 years old, 5 feet 7
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inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. if you have any information about his whereabouts, contact the san francisco police department. there's now a $100,000 reward offered for the safe return of a missing missouri baby. lisa irwin has been missing 12 days. the now 11-month-old girl was lasts seen asleep in manager crib on october 3rd. in the early morning hours the next day her father called police to say he came home from work and discovered his daughter was missing. for the lasts two days, police have been vowing a wooded area near the home. police say they have no suspects or solid leads in the disappearance. fans of the silver and black are seeing red. some fans already tailgating for tomorrow's game but they're angry "sports illustrated" chose to put nascar driver jimmie johnson on the latest cover rather than late owner al davis. the magazine did dedicate several pages but fans say
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davis was snubbed. >> surprised al davis isn't on here? >> honestly, no. al hasn't been respected or given the credit he deserves his whole life. >> there is a reference to davis' death on the cover but fans say it's too maul to be noticed. sports illustrated says it considers many factors when deciding who appears on the cover. silicon valley leaders will reportedly gather this weekend to remember steve jobs. the wall street journal reports invitations have gone out for a private memorial tomorrow evening at stanford university. apple is not commenting on the story but the company is planning an event for employees on wednesday. jobs died last week after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. by all accounts, it was a phenomenal first day of sales for the newest iphone, and especially for the newest iphone carrier. people lined up outside the apple store in walnut creek yesterday morning and many were there for sprint service. that led the nation's number 3 cell phone provider to hit a
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new record for its best day of sales by continue in the morning. some sprint subscribers waited overnight, not taking any chances. >> we've been in line since 8 p.m. last night. >> very aggressive in terms of price so they probably have the best deals in the market. getting deals on a new e phone are hard to come by. >> apple is also expected to score big result. some predict the company could sell as many as 4 million iphones or triple the number of its last launch weekend. local, state and federal law enforcement officials are vowing to keep up the pressure on gangs. authorities announced yesterday they made more than 100 arrests during a yearlong undercover probe. the operation covered five counties, including alameda, santa clara and santa cruz. but the focus was on the city of gilroy. law enforcement called the crackdown operation garlic press. >> methamphetamines, heroin, marijuana, cocaine, hash, oxycontin, and equities see,
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all those districts taken off the street. >> authorities say their effort broke up drug rings and gun running. prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for the man police say went on a deadly shooting at a southern california salon. scott dekraai made his first court appearance yesterday. prosecutors say he entered the salon where his ex-wife worked on wednesday, wearing body armor and began shooting. his ex-wife was killed along with seven other people. >> he was willing to ends any life in his path, and he did. clearly this two-minute murder spree could not have been about loving his son. >> he is hold butt bail. his a win arement postponed until november 29th. a judge ordered a a medical review. a former u-haul employee in san francisco saying he was firing for complaining about asbestos at the workplace. he worked at the baby facility
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for 8 months and in that time earned a promotion to assistant manager. he said a janitor found asbestos and urged management to do something. the janitor was let go. when he tried to push the issue, he got the following response from his boss. >> it was here and had been for years and years, and they had no intention of doing anything. >> he was fired soon after and says he worries about his former coworkers and customers being exposed. we were told no managers were on-site to respond. an oregon woman is demanding an apology after getting kicked off the bus because her infant was crying. surveillance video shows the bus driver walking to the back of the vehicle and her two-year- old daughter. the driver said she couldn't go with all that crying, so had to take the child and get off the bus. >> i did not have a choice because i don't know what to do.
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>> minutes later you can see other passengers getting off the bus. they were doing that in protest. the bus company isn't revealing the identity of the driver, except to say she has been disciplined but not fired. the woman received a one-day bus pass for her trouble. good morning to you. a calm start this morning. we are in between sunshine and clouds. we've got some fog moving in along the coastline and around the bay. we've got high clouds, high clouds rolled in yesterday. they'll be with us again today. could be a little humid out there for the afternoon. temperatures will be falling. we'll talk about that in a moment. current temperatures now just about where we stood yesterday, maybe even a few degrees warmer in some cases. a mild start, areas around napa, little cool, 54. where are we very mild even a bit balmy. 64 mountainview. 60 in oakland. 60 san jose. and winds light turning onshore this morning. and we'll be with us through the weekend. your satellite view here, so the high clouds again pulling
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in from the south. we're waking up with them this morning and have them again for the afternoon, and we are going to maybe continue that trend into the weekend. the flow beginning to strengthen as we move into the weekend and we continue to watch this cutoff low. it will find the way to the coastline. looks like tuesday, wednesday. and it still looks like we will remain dry but see some of the coolest numbers in recent days. today, from five it 10 degrees cooler as we see the clouds this morning, mix of high clouds expected for the afternoon, and temperatures cooling, onshore breeze will be strengthening. the sea breeze will be back with us. next week is when the system moves in and it moves across california, bringing us partly cloudy skies, temperatures falling back into the 70s for the inland spots some if you don't like it this warm, just hold off, we'll be there pretty soon! highs today, 80, 78 in petaluma. 79 nor novato. near 90 near santa rosa yesterday. 79 for the afternoon today.
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east bay, 70s. 75 expected oakland. 76 san leandro. we'll be into the 80s. danville, livermore, 83 antioch some still a warm day in many spots. just not as hot as we've been. 81 san jose. 80 santa clara. 79 expected for sunnyvale. along the peninsula there, 78 san mateo. great day in redwood city, 80 degrees. half moon bay this weekend, 70 in the afternoon some a great day there. but we could be partly cloudy, could take a little while for the low clouds to burn off into the afternoon. your extended forecast here, rounding out the weekend, temperatures will continue to cool tomorrow. couple degrees for the coastline. more cooling expected for the inland spots, upper 70s. come monday we expect temperatures to bump up just a bit once again back to the low 80s for the inland areas. but tuesday, wednesday when the system rolls through, we do expect to cloud up quite a bit. still on the fence whether or not we'll see any rain out of that. we're keeping it dry for the moment. temperatures into the low 70s
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for our valley spots. we have your lunchtime numbers coming up. the grand national rodeo continues today at cal palace in daly city. cowboys and cowgirls kick off festivities last night. rodeo organizers say they're facing tough times. they're losing state fund this is year, that means they have to rely on sponsors about good attendance to help support the shows. they're reaching out to a younger fan base. >> all these kids here tonight, we want to turn them on to learning about goats and sheep and life stock. >> five years ago the rodeo ran 11 days in a row. this year you have just two days this weekend and just two days next weekend to catch all that action. back to our top story. interim oakland police chief howard jordan is attending a safety summit this weekend. is starts in a half hour. ali rasmus joins us from the site of the summit with a preview. >> reporter: it's happening here in the gym on the -- campus. registration starts at 8:00,
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and at 9 the presentations begin. the set-up here also providing food and coffee for some of the people. the registration area spans the bidding the the courtyard because they're expecting as many as 800 to a thousand people. residents and people in the community of oakland to attend this neighborhood safety summit. what will happen at the summit? well, at this meeting the plan is to have the 800 people here directly from mayor jean quan, then break up to groups on topics. here's some of the things they'll be talking about. oakland's new police chief howard jobber jordan will be here. this will be the community's first chance to hear from him since being sworn in a couple days ago. the registration starts at 8:00
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this morning. again, organizers expecting 800 to a thousand people to attend but said there's still room for more people who want state park and open to the public and anyone is invited to attend. two men arrested on charges of stealing $60,000 worth of almonds. authorities found 38-year-old manuel guitterez with two bins full of almonds. even though they took the nuts, they let him go because they didn't know where the bins came from. but authorities tracking him caught him in the act. >> takes him out into almond orchard and places those into a plastic bag, and for sales to the l.a. produce markets. >> investigators say guitterez worked with the night supervisor at the houston nut company to steal 24,000 pounds
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of almonds. still ahead, lots of action in the race for the g.o.p. nomination for president. and his prediction didn't happen. what a bay area preacher is now saying about his end of the world prediction, now just one week away. and a live look at 880, where this morning it's a little hazy but starting to get a little sunny today and traffic seems to be moving pretty well in both directions. stay with us on mornings on 2.
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american contractors will go to libya to make sure stockpiles of weapons do not fall into the wrong hands. the contractors are part of a $30 million program to secure libya's conventional weapons arsenal. it's will not ransacked during the fall. regime. u.s. is concerned that militants will take anti- aircraft miss pills try to shoot down civilian airliners as revenge for gaddafi. the white house has decided to step into one of the bloodiest conflicts in africa. president obama announced yesterday he is setting 100 troops it uganda to advise in the fight against a guerilla group. the group is accused of widespread atrocities for decades, including kidnapping children and forcing them into battle. the president says the u.s. troops won't engage the forces unless they're provoked. a florida hotel worker was fired for wearing an american flag pin and now some people are calling for the hotel to be boycotted. he used to work there in st. augustine help says his manager told him to remove his flag pin because it violated the hotel
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dress code. but may refuse to ditch the pin and was let go. >> in my opinion, the dress code should require everybody to wear an american flag on their lapel. send them home if they don't have it. >> the hotel decision has publicout cry. one man is calling for a boycott of the hotel and its parent company. a federal appeals court has temporarily blocked part of alabama's controversial new immigration law. the 11th court of appeals sided with the obama administration, saying schools cannot they can the immigration status of students. but it's only a partial victory. court let standard provision that allows police to detain immigrants who are suspected of being here illegally. >> we are are scared because like young kids like my niece is scared because she tell me i don't want nobody to take my mom away because that -- she's just a scared about it. >> alabama's governor is vowed to fight to see the
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controversial law upheld. a final ruling is not expected for months. according to east bay preacher harold camping, the end of the world is just days away. he predicted the rapture on may 21st, and then it would be marked by earthquakes. there were no earthquakes, but camping says god shook mankind instead of the earth. he is now recovering at home from a stroke he suffered in june. he says the end of the world will happen quietly on october 21st. in our election 2012 coverage, g.o.p. candidates for president abdulmutallab mit is filling up his war chest with california help help held a private fund- raiser lasts night just outside of fresno. the event comes after new filings show he has raised $33 million for his campaign. he leads all republican contenders in fund-raising. that includes former utah governor jon huntsman who loan his own campaign $2.2 million, and even with that loan only has $4.2 million in the bank.
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he has closed his florida headquarters to save money and moved his operations to the early primary state of new hampshire. leading huntsman and all other g.o.p. candidates in fund-raising is president obama, with $42 million raised over the summer. that brings mr. obama's total to $88 million. in the race for the white house, republican candidate herman cain is riding the wave of popularity. he's campaigning this weekend in his home dated of tennessee. he did a bus tour near memphis. the millionaire businessman promised the crowd he will bring a business approach to the oval office. >> you see politicians put together stuff they think can pass. businessmen put together plans that solve the problem. >> his rise in the polls helped him raise nearly dollars 3 million in contributions from
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july through september. cain says fund raise has picked up more in recent weeks. san diego's republican party chairman has lost his twitter privileges after admit to go setting up fake accounts. he used the names of a san diego city council standard. tony the chair in san diego tried to explain why he did it. >> set them up as parody accounts, longtime twitter tradition, and obviously the democrats didn't like that. >> these tweeting things, i don't think that's a big issue. and i don't know why the republican party chair decides he -- that should be the big issue future him. >> the fake accounts violate twitter's policy and have been taken down. his personal account has been suspended. a big weekend for baseball fans. we'll look at the deciding game for the world series taking place today and tomorrow. and going once, going twice, sold in. the 32-carat diamond now sold at auction.
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your live drive time traffic. taking a look at 237 in milpitas, things are working well as the sun starts to come owl the moving over to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's a bit bright there but the -- you can make it out. the traffic heading over to san francisco is okay. and it seems like coming back into the east bay not bad either. bart police officers are help clean up part of oakland today. it's happening near the fruitvale bart station this morning. starting at 11 a.m., bart police officers and volunteers will help clean up the area around that station. there's also a community block party on 27th between foothill and international boulevard. starting next tuesday, caltrain will started at a new temporary station in san bruno. it's located south of the current station on huntington avenue. the switch allows caltrain to elevate tracks in the area.
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construction will begin at the end of the year and is scheduled to be completed and i next fall. the 147 million-dollar project is designed to ease traffic and improve safety for motorists and pedestrians. san francisco fire department is opening up their station today to the public. it is part of national fire prevention week. and every station is going to be open to the public from 1:00 until 5 today. you are being encouraged to stop by, get some safety information and you can get a tour of your local station as well. to find your neighborhood fire station, just go to ktvu.com, and click on web links. large crowds are expected in half moon bay this weekend for the 40th annual art and pumpkin festival it. all gets underway at 9:00 this morning on the historic main street in half moon bay. if you g you can see the five big pumpkins that won the weighoff contest this week. there's also a parade, costume contest, pumpkin carving and a pumpkin pie eating contest. tonight the texas referencers will try to get into the world series for the
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second straight year, the rangers lead the alcs3 games to 2 going into game 6. that game is here on ktvu at 5:00. in the national league, the st. louis cardinals are also one win away from a spot in the world series. the -- they took an early lead against the milwaukee brewers yesterday when molina drove a pitch deep to right field. he can get the catch and a run scores. cardinals pitcher garcia grounds one to third and goes right through jerry hairston, jr.'s legs. the cardinals win 7-1. game 6 is tomorrow afternoon in milwaukee. we're got lots of out door activities this weekend, and rosemary is delivering us a fabulous forecast this weekend. right? >> yes, we're going to be cloudy. the high clouds that we don't really mind so much gives us the translucent type of film up above. you can see it there. still looking at a little bit of sunshine in between those clouds. we're also dealing with fog. you can see the fog drifting
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by? that along the coast, and around the bay area this morning. once that burns off we'll still be with the clouds. take a look at what you can see it here, storm-tracker 2 showing you the high clouds overhead. partly cloudy skies, smoke in some cases. at the surfaces, a light onshore breeze beginning as we move through the weekend. that's going to continue. but this surge coming in from the south is what we're looking at here. we've got a couple systems. one to the south, one to the west, and together they are going to bring us the cooler air for your afternoon today. even a little cooler for tomorrow. this morning we're starting out just as mild as yesterday. some of us even a tad warmer. 50s to low 60s outside right now. into the noontime, upper 60s for the coastline, around i the bay. low 70s for our inland spots. and for the afternoon, we're going to shave temperatures from yesterday from 5 to 10 degrees. we're looking at low 80s for the inland spots. some areas like santa rosa nearing 90 degrees yesterday so you'll get a break. look at that, just a gorgeous
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afternoon, and we will continue with a sea breeze into the afternoon so the coastline going to be into the upper 60s, low 70s. we were sitting in the 80s the lasts couple days. the extended forecast slightly cooler tomorrow, a slight warm- up on monday. and then the system that's out in the pacific will roll through, bring us cloudier conditions and cool us down. in the low 70s inland. 60s for the coast. back to you. a hawaii based soldier is suing burger king after he bit into a needle in his hamburger. he says the needle pierced his tongue and made him bleed. he was hospitalized put on bed rest after another needle was found in his small intestine. he suffered severe physical injuries because of negligence. a flash mob comes with a french accent to san francisco. at 7:30 last night, the music concourse in golden gate park
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transformed from empty rose into a massive formal picnic. organizers patterned the dinner after a similar mob in paris. you had to be in the know and get ready to get ready to be dressed up. but had to receive an invitation. >> it is amazing. it's such a cool experience. i guess it started in paris, so it's cool toe bring it back out here, and really neat to see the people come together and enjoy life. >> along with the fine food and champagne was flowing, each guest paid $10 for a seat at a table. any leftover money will go towards parks and rec. we have more video on ktvu.com. just look for the video player. christie's auction house is set to begin a multimillion- dollar diamond sale. the magnificent jewel sale will feature a number of jewels, including a bracelet of diamonds and emeralds. but a 32-carat yellow diamond
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is expected to be the star attraction. and it could be yours for a bargain price of $8 million. >> if you do have $8 million to spend, you put it in stocks? not really. do you try to hedge against some currencies? who knows what is going on with that. so what do you do? you put it into a solid containingible asset but wait. and this is why the diamond market has been faring so well. >> the auction takes place on october 18th in new york city. and christie's expects the entire jewelry sale to yield about $35 million. a boston man is getting back one of his sends. 65-year-old richard received a rare double hand transplant. the operation involved more than 40 doctors and support personnel he feels like a bird that is suddenly regained its wings. >> but the one thing i asked for, prayed for, since my oldest grandson was born was to be able to feel a sense every touch again, to touch his
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little face and stroke their hair and teach them -- >> he lost his arms and legs after developing sepsis in 2002. doctors say it will take months before his sense of touch returns. >> amazing! protests against corporate greed in italy turn violent overnight. what happened as tens of thousands of people marred through the streets of rome. plus the occupy protests will continue in oakland today. the movie stars stepping in to lead this afternoon's march. h@
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oakland residents worried about crime in the city can take their concerns to the mayor and the new police chief. there's a public event starting now and registration for it is already underway. >> anti-wall street from tests continue across the country, and now the world, and today a bay area city gets help from hollywood. >> a drop in temps for your weekend. what the models are predicting for your neighborhood, coming up! good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. thank you for waking up with us. it's saturday, october 15th. we want to get you right over to rosemary with a quick look at your forecast. >> good morning to you! so we're going to shave those temperatures five to 10 degrees, we have a
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southwesterly breeze and southerly flow building in for your saturday. we started to see the high clouds yesterday afternoon, they're with us again for today. and we're watching the low clouds move back into the coast as well. afternoon temperatures, you should notice the drop there and for the extended period we'll be mild to warm we'll outline this, show you your highs for today, coming up. hundreds of people are meeting in oakland with hopes of reducing crime. leading the charges, mayor quan along with the chief who took over days ago. ali. >> reporter: registration for this neighborhood safety summit has already started, and according to the mayor's office has many as 800 people have signed up to attend. the mayor expecting a thousand to show up. so here behind us you have the registration area, just began. they're providing them with food and breakfast and some coffee for the people attending.
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but this building here is the gym, this is where the summit is actually taking place the plan is people attending will hear from mayor quan, police  chief jordan, the public schools chief and district attorney so that's why you see that table there with the microphones lined up. then the 800 people at the summit will break up into groups, workshops on a variety of topics, having to do with violent crime in the city. here are some examples. the mayor spokeswoman said what they would like people attending to do after they leave here today. >> in some cases we are hoping that neighborhoods will organize and the ones that are organized will get even stronger. we're hoping more people will come to neighborhood crime meetings each month. they will be -- we want them to under what the city's plan is because there are component the community needs to be involved in. >> and this will be the
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community's first opportunity to hear directly from oakland's new police chief howard jordan, from him, and speak to him possibly since he was sworn in a few days ago. he became the chief after former chief anthony batts announced his resignation this week. but the event registration has already started. the presentation is supposed to happen at 9 a.m. the mayor and the new police chief are not here yet but we will continue to cover this throughout the morning. we'll have a step for a new oakland police chiefs has raised other concerns about the city government. as we told you, the mayor wasted little time in naming forminger interim police chief to the same temporary position and he does replace outgoing chief anthony batts, who announced retirement on tuesday. some on the city council are unhappy with how kwan and batts work together. >> we need a unified vision and we need to support our police chief.
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that's something that was not happening. >> some say they want quan to be more active. the mayor's office says quan has done more for public safety than any other mayor. and s.w.a.t. teams from around the world are trading here in the bay area. they are conducting exercises in alameda county as part of urban shield. the program is designed to health strength end "friends" for terrorist attacks, disasters and other emergencies. it starts at 5:00 this morning at california state university east basically there's also training at other locations throughout the day. overnight protests stemming from the occupy wall street movement turned violent. police are firing teargas as protestors smash store windows, assaulting news crews and setting cars on fire. around 100,000 people are in the streets of rome. italy's debt ratio is second own to greece. back here at home, protestors will be out today in downtown
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san rafael and santa rosa. people with occupy san rafael plan to picket at 4th street, all starting at noon today. this is video from wednesday when nearly 200 protestors demonstrated in front of that same bank branch. people will gather in front of city hall starting at 2 p.m. occupy oakland is getting star power today. group says danny glover will lead a rally to demand jobs and no cuts. the march begins at laneee college and will end at city hall. yesterday occupy oakland protestors staged a peaceful march through downtown. the marchers each demanding change. >> i think we want health care for all. i'm also -- against the war and i want to bring an end to u.s. involvement in overseas conflicts we don't need to to be involved in, put the money back in the people. >> i want a constitutional amendment to been corporate money and political -- [audio not understandable] >> police on hand to direct traffic and block the streets and there were no arrests.
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in san francisco, protestors from the "occupy wall street" movement took aim. >> hecklers repeatedly interrupted the speech. about a half dozen people were escorted out. other protestors gathered outside the hotel. they accuse murdoch of trying to profit from public education. ktvu is affiliated with the fox network but this station is independently owned. the protests that started it all in new york is still going strong this weekend. coming up at 8:15, the clashes between pro testers and police there. a buy clift struck by a hit- and-run driver in oakland. people helped police make an arrest. the victim was thrown from his bike and suffered serious
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injuries. witnesses followed the driver, a woman, to 30th and west streets. police arrived and arrested her. the fbi is looking for your help in catching a bay area bank robber. he is being called the flag bandit because he usually wears plaid shirts. the man is suspected in four san francisco bank robberies, most recently on october 6th at the east west bank on montgomery. he is described as being a slim man in his 50s, about 5-foot 8. anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. pg&e says power is back on this morning throughout monterey county. affected areas clouded cannery row and pacific grove. pg&e says crews took about three hours to fix the problem. good morning to you! giving you alive look there, what a beautiful start to the day. mix of sunshine and clouds.
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and that will be the call for our afternoon. we're going to get a break in the heat. we have a transition going on. more of a south-southwesterly flow setting up as we speak. your storm-tracker here showing you these are the high clouds overhead although the low clouds have moved back in along the coastline. we're seeing them this morning, even patches of fog. so be careful out there. it's cloudy start in some cases. and along the coastline we'll be partly cloudy for today and the high clouds will continue to stream in from the south. it means we could be a little muggy for your afternoon once again. 60 degrees right now, san francisco 64 in oakland, 61 redwood city. san jose you're waking up mild start here, calm and 60 degrees outside your door. 57 and livermore, slipping to 59 concord. and the north bay now warming back up to napa at 61. napa 54 earlier this morning. so already seeing that turnaround there. 55 in santa rosa. so our temperatures for today will be cooler but the high clouds again will be with us mainly through the weekend.
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come from the south started to watch them as they approached yesterday afternoon. they've been with us all night and now into saturday they'll be with us as well. we continue to watch a system out in the pacific. it's been sitting there all week and will continue for the next few days. but this is also helping generate that southwesterly breeze. so we're going to see the onshore breeze strengthen throughout the next couple days and that will contribute to the cooling trend. the system will hang out here looks like until early next week. so temperatures will be on the mild side in some cases. still warm but not as hot as we've been. your forecast for saturday, notice we continue with the clouds. it's going to be that milky white sky for the afternoon and today temperatures from five to 10 degrees cooler than for friday. along the coastline, upper 60s, low 70s expected. widespread 60s, 70s and some low 70s for our inland areas. afternoon highs, 78 expected at petaluma today, 79 in novato. 77 san rafael. 73 sausalito. east bay oakland 75, 76 san
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leandro, 80s walnut creek to danville. 84 in pleasanton. south bay, 81 san jose, the afternoon partly to mostly cloudy, santa clara clara 90 degrees. peninsula upper 70s, low 80s. 80 in redwood city. 70 degrees half moon bay. a lot of folks headed that way for the art and pumpkin fest for the weekend. the ex trended forecast, slightly cooler tomorrow, inland spots dipping into the upper 70s at the warmest. monday we do expect to build back in a little bit, low 80s back in the forecast for the valley and the tuesday, wednesday when the system moves over california, partly cloudy skies, temperatures back into the low 70s for our valley. 60s for the coast. we have your lunchtime numbers coming up. the music is going to start blaring from the treasure island music festival in less than four hours from now. but a labor dispute almost disrupted that concert. union workers blocked the tour bus from entering festival grounds yesterday. but san francisco's mayor's
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office a last minute deal between the promotor and the stagehands union. >> this picket line is over. thank you all. solidarity forever! >> tore workers will stay on for the weekend. the stagehands union and event motor speedway will try to work out a long-term contracted through an independent mediator. at least 30,000 people are expected to attend the concert. acts include empire of the sun. you must have special passes to park on the island. otherwise you can take shuttle buses from at&t park starting at 11 this morning. the occupy wall street movement is now a global effort. what the people in australia are protesting even though their country managed to escape the financial crisis. plus, it was five man ago that a local preacher said the rapture would happen. now harold camp something back saying once again when the end of the world will come. here's a live look at traffic on the san mateo bridge, west and eastbound.
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good morning to you! sun team to go bring us some bright sunshine through the clouds. san jose at 60 degrees. new this morning, u.s. airstrikes in yemen have killed relatives of al-qaeda cleric al lockee. among the dead his son. an american drone killed his father last month. president obama hailed the strike as a major blow to al-
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qaeda worldwide. the administration believes he is linked to numerous terrorist attacks, including the 2009 fort hood massacre. no attempts action attacks in eastern afghanistan. insurgents tried to blasted the base located in the province. they fired grenades and detonated explosives. guards rappelled the attack and killed all four militants. there are no american deaths and no significant damage to the base. the taliban sent a text to the associated press claiming responsibility for the attack. in new york city, anti-wall street protestors continue to occupy. live pictures of new york city. that is the park. yesterday the protestors were claiming victory after owners scrapped plans to power wash the park. they would have had to kick them out temporarily while they got that done. also in new york city yesterday, demonstrators clashed with police during a march to wall street. a landmark bowl. that was more than a thousand people there arrested for
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blocking traffic. throwing bottles and overturning trash cans. let's take you over to toronto for a live look there at the protests going on there. this is the occupy protests in toronto. the movement that started in new york spread across the world, this protest is one of several taking place in canada today. >> we're not fighting! we're not resisting! >> it was a lot of pushing, yelling and pepper spray at an occupy protest in san diego yesterday. police used pepper spray to break up an encampment that protestors took over a week ago. police arrested several people after they refused to leave. >> they were holding me. by my neck, pushing our bodies together. >> in the end all but one tent was removed. the rest of the protestors have moved to a park near the san diego zoo. the occupy wall street movement is spreading around the world. inspiring protests in
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australia. >> basically like solidarity and support with what is going on on wall street and also i think it's also like we're anti- anything. it's more of an idea we want to be pro-and have -- [not understandable] >> this is video from melbourne this morning. hundreds of people are camped out in the heart of the city. australia has managed to escape the global financial crisis but the cost of living is high and others say politicians need to be held more accountable. similar protests are taking police in new zealand and japan. new campaign finance records show that a former energy department advisor who pushed for the solyndra federal loan is a big fund-raiser for the president. steve spinner now serves as an energy expert at the think tank american progress. records show he raised more than a half million dollars for president obama's re-election campaign. recently released e-mails indicated he was involved in the half billion dollar solyndra loan despite pledging to recuse himself because his wife's law firm represented that fremont solar company. the loan is come be under
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scrutiny against congress. two treasury officials told lawmakers yesterday they had never before seen restructure plan in which private investors would be paid back ahead of taxpayers if solyndra went bankrupt. they stopped short of calling it illegal. in his weekly address, president obama discussed free trade deals with columbia, panama and south korea. >> these trade agents will support tens of thousands of american jobs and will sell more fords, and chryslers with three proud words, made in america. >> he toured a general motors plant with the south korea president. this morning he criticized republicans for killing his $450 billion jobs bill. but he is vowing to push congress to pass various parts of that legislation. a major part of president obama's health care overhaul is now a thing of the past. federal health officials announced yesterday that they
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are suspending a long-term care program for the elderly and disabled. they say it can't be implemented because there's no viable way to pay for it. republican opponents said it was not financially sound. supporters vowed a vague russ effort to rescue the program. in washington, d.c. the final preparations are underway for tomorrow's dedication of the martin luther king, jr. memorial. the 30-foot sculpture is the first monument on the mall honoring a black leader. president obama will speak at tomorrow's dedication and last night with no cameras rolling he did make a surprise visit to that memorial with the first lady and their two daughters. visitors have been flocking there since it opened in august. >> it made my heart beat really strong. i have a lot of love for that. the structure is absolutely beautiful and it does look, like him. >> i hope the young people here realize what a great sacrifice this one. this is hallowed ground here today. >> the dedication was originally scheduled for late
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august but was postponed because of hurricane irene. it was a phenomenal first day of sales for the new iphone 4s. especially for the newest iphone carrier. people lined up outside the apple store in walnut creek yesterday morning. and many were there for sprint service. that left the number 3 cell phone provider to hit hey new record for its best day of sales by 10:00 in the morning. some sprint subscribeers waited overnight saying they weren't taking any chances. >> we've been in line since 8 p.m. last night. >> brenda is very aggressive in terms of price so they probably have the best deals in the market. getting deals on a brand-new iphone, those are hard to come by. >> apple is also expected to score big this weekend. some analysts predict the cupertino company could sell up to 4 million iphones or triple. number of its last launch weekend. according to east bay doomsday preacher harold camping, the end of the world is days away. he predict the rapture on may 21st and it would be marked by earthquakes. there were no earthquakes, but
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he says god shook mankind instead of earth. he is now recovering at home from a stroke he suffered in june and says the end of the world is going to happen quietly on october 21st. it's now 8:20. a u.s. soldier suing burger king, had he says was inside his hamburger that sent him to the hospital. plus 12 tons every almonds stolen from a california orchard. the inside help police say the thief had. and increase in clouds, decrease in temperatures, coming up in five minute, we'll pinpoint the saturday forecast for your neighborhood. state farm. this is jessica.
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people in virginia are cleaning you up after a series of tornadoes touched down. the national weather service confirms not one by seven tornadoes hit yesterday. the twisters spread across several counties, including fairfax and prince william. there are no reports of any injuries, but one of tornadoes ripped the roof from the his for ic home that dates back to the 18th century. all right. time is 8:24. time to check in with rosemary and it's so nice that we don't have to deal with tornadoes here really. >> oh, you are? that's definitely nice. we have some nice winter storms, we're not going to see any for the weekend. we'll cool down just a bit. look at that shot from the city there. we do have low clouds back with for your weekend. the onshore breeze is going to also pick up for the weekend. and that sea breeze going to help cool us down. for the bay area today, by your noontime, upper 70s, low 70s.
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high clouds began rolling in yesterday, they'll be with us for today as well. into the afternoon, high temperatures will cool. widespread low, mid upper 70s, perhaps approaching 80 degrees around san jose for the afternoon. our inland areas going to be nice and warm once again but not as toasty as we've been. noontime numbers in the 70s. high clouds with us so for the afternoon, and into the afternoon, upper 70s, low to mid-80s. so what are we expecting for your area? 79 for san jose today. 79 expected in napa. 77 san rafael. mid-70s oakland for the afternoon. 78 in fremont. 84 degrees livermore. 81 san jose. and along the coast for the sea breeze is again going to pick up, low clouds are back, and temperatures slipping back into the upper 60s, low to mid-70s at best. 75 expected for santa cruz. the afternoon, upper 60s half moon bay. weekend forecast, continue cooling trend into sunday. monday temperatures warming just a bit then a system out in
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the pacific still 800 miles or so outgoing to move its way coast ward. it will cool us backing over california tuesday, wednesday. and temperatures falling back into the low 70s inland, still mild for the coast, mid-60s. back to you. on the economy watch, new numbers show california home prices are down for the 12th straight month. tracking firm says median home prices in the state is now $249,000. that's down from 265,000 one year ago. it's just over half of what it was in 2007, more than $480,000. short sales and foreclosures now make up more than half of all transactions. this morning microsoft has completed its takeover of skype. they paid $8.5 billion for that company. that makes the skype deal the largester for microsoft. skype's software is used and i 170 million people each month on their pcu's and other grouses allowing them to talk by phone or voice. a hawaii based soldier is
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suing burger king saying he bit no a needle in his hamburger. he says the needle pierced his tongue and made him bleed. he was then hospitalized and put on bed rest after another needle was found lodged in his small intestine. he suffered severe physical injuries and lost wages because of negligence. two men have been arrested on charges of stealing $60,000 worth of almonds. kern county detectives received a tip this last month and found a man with two bins full of almonds. they let him go because they didn't toe where the almond came from. but this week authorities caught him in the act. >> take him out into almond orchard it placed those into a plastic bag and for sale to the l.a. produce markets. >> investigators say guitterez worked with the night supervisor at the houston nut company to steal those almonds.
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time is 8:27. oakland city leaders sharing strategies to fight crime. topics discussed right now. plus a cover controversy, the movie by "sports illustrated" that has some in the raider nation upset.
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an important sum is taking place in oakland right now. welcome back to mornings on 2. oakland mayor jean quan and the new police chief are right now meeting with hundreds of community members. ali rasmus is live with the goals of today's summit. ali. >> reporter: the mayor and chief of police aren't expected
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to arrive until closer to 9:00. registration started about a half hour ago and look into the courtyard you can see there are several hundred people have already arrived waiting future this program to started. organizers say they're expecting as moss a a thousand people to show up. 800 people pre-registered to attend the summit. what is happening is going on in the gym here at laney college. and the plan is first the people will hear from mayor quan, police chief, and other city leaders and that's why you see that table set up with the microphone there. then the 800 to a thousand people expected to attend this summit will then break up into groups for workshops on a variety of topics. we have a full train with examples of topics, everything from gang awareness to truancy, police community relationships, volunteering, and again gun violence. all of this supposed to be -- giving people an tune to find
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ways to find solutions to the growing problem of violence and crime in the city of oakland. we talked so some of the oakland resident already out here about why they wanted to come out here and what they hope comes from this event. >> absolutely. what that is going to be i think -- needs to involve the community as well. we have to be at the table talking. we have to be involved in what kind of things come to the table. and what kinds of things will accept in our commune. >> i telephone think this could help the community bring awareness and bring us little bit more together as a community. >> this will also be the community's first chance to hear from the new interim police chief howard jordan. he was sworn if as police chief a few days ago after a former police chief anthony batts announced his resignation. the program starts at 9. that's when the mayor and the new police chief are expected to be
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here and organizers say they still have room for more people to come. as many as a thousand people are expected to attend. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. oakland police are still looking for the person responsible for a double shooting that left one man dead. it happened in broad day lighted at 12:30 yesterday afternoon. police say the pair was taken to the hospital where a man was pronounced dead. the other victim's condition is not known. members of antioch community with will calling for an end to violence, holding a march and rally today. the march begins at 10:30 no morning at 18th and a streets. the rally ends at the park near where a 24-year-old man was shot and killed last weekend. actor danny glover is lending support to the occupy oakland movement. this afternoon he'll lead a march and rally to demand jobs and no cuts beginning at 1:00. yesterday protestors staged a peaceful march through downtown. marchers are from all walks of life and each is demanding
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change. the search for a man missing for more than a week continues today, and san francisco police are asking for your help. mark marvin was last seen leaving his home at around 4 p.m. on october 6th. his car was found last sunday at baker beach. he is 39 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 135 pounds. if you have any information on his whereabouts, contact san francisco police. local state and federal law enforcement officials are vowing to keep up the pressure on gangs. authorities made more than 100 arrests. the operation covered five counties. but the focus was primarily on the city of gilroy. law enforcement called the crackdown operation garlic press. >> methamphetamines, heroin, marijuana, cocaine, hash, oxycontin and ecstasy, all those drugs were taken off the street.
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>> authorities say their effort broke up drug rings and gun running. a funeral service will be held today for the slain president of the san jose chapter of the hell's angels. he was killed during a shoot- out inside the nugget casino in sparks, nevada on september 23rd. a week later police arrested manuel gonzalez of san jose. authorities say he's a member of a rival motorcycle club. on the eve on an important home gauge, raidser nation is agrees over the area around the coliseum. fans are hosting the longest tailgating party in the nfl to honor the memory of al davis. they have started last night. it's all part of a weekend of activities to pay tribute to the late raiders owner. fans believe davis will inspire the team to beat the browns at the coliseum tomorrow afternoon. kickoff is at 1:05. >> but fans are angry that "sports illustrated" close to put a nascar driver on the latest cover rather than davis. the magazine did dedicate seven pages to davis, including
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classic photos. however, the raider nation tells ktvu that davis was snubbed. >> surprised al davis isn't on there? >> honestly, no. al hasn't been respected or given the credit he deserves his whole life. >> there's a reference to davis' death on the cover but fans say it's too maul to be noticed. "sports illustrated" is deferring its decision, saying it considers many factors when deciding who appears on the covers. silicon valley leaders will gather this weekend to remember steve jobs. the wall street journal reports in invitations have gone out for a private moammar tomorrow at stanford university. jobs died last week after a long battle with cancer. prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for the man police say went on a deadly shooting rampage at a southern california salon. scott dekraai made his first court appearance yesterday. prosecutors say he enter the
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seal beach salon where his ex- wife worked on wednesday, wearing body armor and began shooting. his ex-wife was killed along with seven other people. >> he was willing to end any life in his path, and he did. clearly, this two-minute murder spree could not have been about loving his son. >> he is held without bail. a judge ordered a medical review after his attorney said he wasn't getting his anti- psychotic medication. pg&e is working fast to replace old gas pipeline before there's another explosion. the lines have been linked to problems including an expose in cupertino. pg&e is still conducting high pressure testing on its main transmission lines. >> it's part of our improvements to our management program, we're leak surveying, testing and inspecting our lines much more frequently.
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>> the blast area is one of first places that will receiver the new pipelines. pg&e is also rerouting a line in south san francisco. a former u-haul employee has filed a lawsuit saying he was fired for complaining about asbestos in the workplaces. mark clemens work at the bayview facility for eight months and around a promotion to assistant manager. he says a janitor found asbestos in a supply room and urged management to do something about it. that janitor was let go. when he tried to push the issue, he got this response from his bo. >> he acknowledged it was here and had been for years and years, and they had no intention of doing anything about it. >> clemens says he was fired soon after. he says he worries about his former coworkers and customers being exposed. when ktvu asked about the asbestos, we were told there were no managers on-site to respond. a large crowd expected in half moon bay this weekend for the art and pumpkin festival. it starts at 9:00 this morning
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on main street. you can see the five biggest pumpkins from the contest earlier this week. there's also a parade, carving and pumpkin pie eating contest. the grand national rodeo continues today an the cap allison. cowboys and cowgirls kicked off festivities last night. they're losing state funding this year and that means they have to rely on sponsors and good attendance to help support some of the featured shows. that's why this year they're reaching out to a younger fan base. >> all these kids here tonight, we want to turn them on to learning about goats and sheep and livestock. >> five years ago the rodeo ran 11 days in a row and this year you have just two days this weekend and two days next weekend to catch the action. good morning to you. giving you a look here at san francisco tower. we've got low clouds, marine
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layer back on the coastline, high clouds overhead, and our temperatures will be cooling off for the weekend. with that, we're still going to be warm if that makes my sense at all. 56 santa rosa now. 60 degrees in napa. so rebound in napa where we started at 54 degrees earlier. 59 in san francisco. 60 oakland. upper 50s livermore and san jose. your satellite view high clouds continue overhead and will be with us throughout our saturday. they are dragging in from the south. we have a south southwesterly flow beginning to set up. we've got that stem to the south of us we've also got this system in between the two, we are going to continue with just an onshore breeze that will strengthen throughout the weekend. ridge of high pressure over us shifted and weaken just a bit. it's now here over novato. it brought us the warm weather. for today, from beginning to end, we've got clouds coming in. and with the high clouds little high level moisture. that means into the afternoon could be a little sticky if you
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know what i mean. humidity levels will be up. for your weekend, am fog, clouds, high clouds. temperatures are expected to roll back a few degrees by five or 10 degrees for some spots that will see the wiggest cooldown. by next week the so many in the pacific will slide northeast. it will cloud our area up and not looking at any rain, we'll continue to track that for you, bur our temperatures will be the coolest. depending back into the 70s for inland areas. let's talk about today because we have another nice one. 80 degrees expected. 78 for petaluma. 79 expected santa rosa so temperatures still feeling pretty warm. but just not as hot as we have been. 75 in oakland. 76 san leandro. 82 in danville. 84 expected for livermore. the afternoon. south bay 81 san jose for you today. 80 degrees santa clara. 79 in sunnyvale. along the stretch peninsula, 78
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san mateo, 80 expected redwood city. 73 in the city. so we were sitting in the upper 70s, low 80s at some point for the city and even on the coastline. half moon bay checking in in the mid-80s last couple days. now sitting in the 70s for the big festival this weekend. a little cooler for tomorrow. and then temperatures warming slightly on monday. before the bigger cooldown comes in on tuesday and wednesday. back to you. >> the search continues for an 11-month-old baby missing in missouri. large reward offered and how the child's parents are hoping to keep attention on the case. and a look outside at the golden gate bridge. the fog still hanging out with us. if you're headed there, traffic moving just fine. you're watching mornings on 2.
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anti-aircraft missiles and then try to shoot down civilian airliners as revenge for gaddafi. the white house has decided to step into one of the bloodiest conflicts in africa. president obama is sending 100 troops to uganda to advise in the fight against the guerilla group. it's called the lord resistance army, accused of spreading atrocities for decades, including kidnapping children and forcing them into battle. the president says the u.s. troops will not engage forces unless they are provoked. this morning police in kansas city, missouri continue their search for a missing baby. there's now a big reward offered in this case. >> reporter: anonymous donors offering a huge reward in the missing baby occasion in missouri. >> there's going to be $100,000 reward put up for the safe return and or conviction of
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person or persons involved in this horrible crime. >> he refuses to provide details about the ben factors but says they brought him into the case 72 they contacted me because there's a relationship with the family. they called me and said, get out there and help. >> 11 month owed lisa irwin has been missing in kansas city since october 4th. her parents reported their daughter missing after jeremy returned from a late shift at work. the parents say the baby must have been abducted from her crib while her mother and two brothers were sleeping. >> thank the people of kansas city, the local, national media, for the continued support and coverage to keep her picture out there. we know this will lead to the safe return of her to bring her home to us. >> police and federal authorities have con conducted extensive searches, they also questioned the baby's parents
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so far there are no suspects or major leads in the case. lisa's family has posted some home videos online showing her when she was about three months old hoping to keep the baby's image in the media so attention stays on the case. a federal appeals court has temporarily blocked part of alabama's controversial new immigration law. the court of appeals sided with obama administration, saying schools cannot check immigration status of students. but that's only a partial victory. the provision allows police to detain immigrants who are suspected of being in the country illegally. >> a little scared because young kids like my niece, she's scared because she told me i don't want nobody to take my mom away because that -- and she's just scared about it. >> alabama's governor vowed to fight to see the law upheld. in our election 2012
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coverage, g.o.p. candidates for president mitt romney is filling up his archest with california help. he held a private fund-raiser last night outside of fresno, after new feelings show romney has raised $33 million for his campaign. romney leads all republican kenners in his fund-raising efforts. that does include former utah governor jon huntsman, who loaned his campaign $2.2 million. even with that loan, huntsman own has $4.2 million in the bank to help save money he closed his florida headquarters last month and moved his operations to the early primary state of new hampshire. leading huntsman in all other g.o.p. candidates in fund-raising is president obama with $42 million raised over the summer. that brings mr. obama's total to $88 million. in the race for the white houses, republican candidate herman cain is riding a wave of popularity. he is campaigning this weekend in his home stated of tennessee. he took his bus tour near memphis to meet tea party
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soars. he promised the crowd had will bring a business approach to the oval office. >> you see, politicians put together stuff that they think can pass. businessmen put together plans that solve the problem. >> his rise and fall helped his raise nearly $3 million in campaign contributions from july to accept, picking up even more in recent weeks. san diego's republican party chairman has lost his twitter privileges. after admitting to setting up fake accounts, which used the names of san diego democratic party chair and a democratic city council candidate. the chairman in san diego tried to explain why he did it. >> we set them up as parody accounts, longtime twitter tradition. and obviously, the democrats didn't like that. >> these tweeting things, i don't think that's a big issue. and i don't know in the
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republican party chair decides he -- that should be the big issue for him. >> the fake accounts violate at which timed's policy and have been taken down. his personal account has also been suspended. a florida hotel workers says he was fired for wearing an american flag pin. now some are calling for the hotel to be boycotted. he used to work at casa monica hotel in st. augustine. says his manager told him to remove his flag pin. he refused and was let go. >> in any opinion the dress code should require everybody to wear an american flag on their lapel. send them home if they don't have it. >> the hotel' decision sparked public outcry. one man calling for a boycott of the hotel and its parent company. how the driver of a bus is being pushed after kicking off a woman and her crying child. >> clouds outside our door this morning, with cooler temperatures on the way for your afternoon. we will take a look at your
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it started one month ago with demonstrators fighting the corrosive power of major banks and corporation on the democratic processes. a boston man is getting back one of his senses. 65-year-old richard received a rare double hand transplant. that 12-hour operation involved more than 40 doctors, nurses and support personnel. he says he feels long a bird that suddenly regained its wings. >> the one thing i prayed for was to be able to feel the sense of touch again, to touch his little face and stroke their hair and -- >> he lost his arms and legs after -- [audio not understandable] doctors say it will still take months before his sense every touch returns. an oregon woman is demanding an apology after getting kicked off a bus because her infant was crying. video shows the bus driver driver walking to the back of the vehicle to the woman and her two-year-old daughter. the driver says she couldn't keep going with all that crying. the woman took the child and got off the buses.
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>> i didn't have a choice. i don't know what to do to calm my daughter. >> minutes later other passengers walked off the bus in protest. the bus company says the driver has been disciplined but not fired. the woman received a one day bus pass for her troubles. part police officers will help clean up part of oakland today. the clean-up is happening near the fruitvale bart station this morning. beginning at 11 a.m., police officers and volunteers will help clean up the area around that station. there's also a community block party on 27th avenue between footed hill and interboulevard. tonight's texas referencers are try to get to the world series for the second straight year. the rangers lead 3 games to 2 going into game 6 the detroit tigers. that game is here on ktvu at 5. the st. louis cardinals are also one win away from a spot in the world series. they took a lead against the brewers yesterday.
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cory hart makes a leap at the wall but can't come down with the catch and a run scores. two battedders lader, the pimper grounds one to third and it goes right through his legs. that was one of brewers' four errors in the game. cardinals win 7-1. game 6 is tomorrow afternoon in milwaukee. if you're getting ready to head out the door, rosemary has ordered up a gorgeous day of weather for you. right? >> we have high clouds to deal with. that in addition to low clouds on the coastline this morning, but we're not going to be as toasty. we'll still be mild to warm, temperatures in the 70s, low 80s instead of 80s and upper 80s nearing 90. pacifica 69 degrees. so we will get that noticessable change, especially on the coastline. the onshore breeze is strengthening throughout the afternoon. south southwesterly flow bringing in high clouds, a little bit of moisture with in, so cool feel a little muggy. tomorrow temperatures will continue to cool then monday a slight little warm-up before the bigger cooldown tuesday
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into wednesday. we have a cutoff low just sitting in the pacific that will find the way to the coast. >> i like that you're cooling down. it was hot yesterday! >> it was hot. but the nice summer-like nights were nice. >> i was enjoying that! thank you. that's for us on mornings on 2. we'll have all your latest headlines all day long on ktvu.com. have a great saturday! senators
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