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city administrators say the occupy oakland demonstration has got to go but protestors say they're not taking down their tents any time soon. what is next nor the hundreds of people. >> and the crash on highway 880 overnight after a woman tried to help another driver. >> and did you feel them? new aftershocks jolted the bay area overnight. those stories and more right now ktvu mornings on 2!
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good morning. welcome to ktvu mornings on 2. it's saturday, october 22nd. it is time to check in with meteorologist rosemary across co for a look at our very nice weekend forecast. >> good morning to you! we do have a nice pattern shaping up for your weekend. temperatures warmed yesterday, they'll warm over yesterday. take a look at what we're expecting for today. some areas, widespread 70s, low mid-80s for inland areas. even along the coastline, mostly sunny skies, and temperatures will be warming there. this morning we're waking up cooler, also with a little bit of patchy fog. we'll look outside your door this morning and we'll run you through your afternoon coming up. >> topping our news in overnight news, did you feel them? more aftershocks rattled the east bay. three earthquakes hit near berkeley after midnight. a magnitude 2.8 quake, a 1.3, and a magnitude 2.5 aftershock
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at 12:45. the quakes happened near the cal campus in the same general area as thursday's 4.0 and 3.8 earthquakes and resulting aftershocks. seismologists say it's fairly common nor the hayward fault to experience back-to-back quakes. >> we've seen this happen before. particularly in 2006, 2007, there was a series of magnitude 3 1/2 to 4 earthquakes on the hayward fault, within a matter of days as well. >> seismologists say the hayward fault is one of the most active in the bay area. the usgs predicts a 62% chance of a 6.7 or larger earthquake in our region in the next 30 years. protestors remain at oakland this morning despite an order from officials to get out. ali? >> reporter: one of things the protestors are preparing for later today is a rally and march they've organized. they have signs posted up
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advertising an 11 a.m. rally, a 12 noon march that leads from the plaza to lake merritt. meantime, 2 to 300 people with the occupy oakland demonstration that set up camp here 11 days ago remain here despite city orders to leave the plaza and eviction notice served last night. >> we feel we can no longer assure public safety. we've had incidents of threats, violence, protestors themselves have blocked the police from coming in and providing response, and blocked our public safety personnel from providing an adequate response to injured people. >> one of people in charge of security here at this campsite says the group has no plans to remove their tents or to leave the plaza. and despite the eviction notice, the city says it has no deadline to enforce that eviction notice, no deadline for the protestors to leave. when asked what steps the city
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will take next, to enforce that eviction notice, the city administrator spoke and said she would not comment on the city's next steps. in the meantime, we've been told we're not allowed to go inside the encampment area. we have to stay outside the perimeter here. so we've asked that security representative out here if we could talk to their designated media spokesperson. he said he will be working on that for us so we're trying talk to someone with the encampment, occupy oakland demonstration, to ask them their response to the city's eviction notice served last night. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. more people were arrested this morning at the occupy protests in san jose. the movement tweeted that two deem elevators were taken into custody and one was released soon afterwards. this is the second round of arrests outside city hall. late thursday night and friday morning, 8 people were arrested. demonstrators say they will not be deterred. >> we got it pretty hard, about three-quarters of our stuff was
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taken. and i'm still out here, not going anywhere. >> so demonstrateddors paid a $500 bail and return to the camp a few hours after getting arrested on misdemeanor charges. city officials are concerned about vandalism and public health and don't want protestors to camp overnight. occupy san francisco protestors plan a rally this afternoon at the federal reserve bang on market street. demonstrateddors companying there for the past two weeks and this solidarity march coincides with the national anti-police brutality day. this is video shot by a protestor who says it shows police using excessive force. but officers say they have followed department guidelines while maintaining order. more than 200 occupy protestors took parted in a demonstration last night in cleveland. at least a dozen people were arrested. authorities say they broke curfew laws, and the city is preparing to hold holiday
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events at that square. after nine years the con flick in iraq will soon be over. president obama announced yesterday that american troops will be coming home this december. stay with us on ktvu. ahead at 7:15, reactions from a bay area military family. time for your live drive time traffic. here's a look at the golden gate bridge, where things seem to be moving pretty well, although heading, what, northbound there on the right- hand side of your screen. it seems as though there may be possibly some lane work going on right now, and not too bad this morning. moving now over to 880 in oakland, sun's not quite out yet but seems in both directions north and southbound, things are moving all right. this morning, one woman is dead after a multi-vehicle crash on northbound 880. happened just after 2 a.m. when the woman got out of hervey in hayward to help people involved in a minor collision. the highway patrol says that is
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when she was hit by another car. that accident created a chain reaction that soon involved at least six cars. >> we have a lot of different vehicles here and debris and things like that, so the first things first, investigate the collision, find out exactly what happened. >> investigators say eight other people were injured, six were taken to the hospital with critical injuries. lanes were closed in both directions near the highway 92 interchange and reopened just before 5 a.m. police are looking for a gunman in a double shooting in san francisco last night in the tenderloin district. when officers arrived they found a woman suffering from a single gunshot wound. a male victim was shot several times. investigators believe he was the intended target while the woman was hit by a stray bullet. both victims are in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. police have made who arrests but are looking to see if the shootings were caught on
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surveillance video. the man wanted in connection with last weekend's deadly shooting at a hell's angels funeral is on the run. san jose police confirm 38-year- old steve are you says alive. police thought he was killed by other members of the hell's angels he is accused of killing a man last saturday in a fight. as people remember the 1991 east bay hill firestorm, residents there are warned to prepare for the next major disaster. thursday was the 20th anniversary of the fire which killed 25 people and destroyed more than 3800 homes. oakland's fire chief says there's a critical to do list for people to get ready for the next big fire or earthquake. it includes an emergency supply of food and water, access to a radio and emergency escape plan. a memorial is held at gateway emergency center at tunnel road and caldecott lane in oakland, starting at 10:30.
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good morning to you! looking forward to a mild, warm weekend, giving you a live look here. we've got 15 minutes to the sunrise. isn't that just a beautiful shot? many of us waking up with sunshine outside our doors this morning. we're dealing with fog. it's patchy and it's dense in some cases over the north bay. high pressure building in, and that helps to really compress that marine layer all the way down to the ground. so santa rosa reporting just three quarter mile visibility and we're seeing it patchy throughout the area it. will burn off quickly. you can see very calm this morning and where we are seeing a light breeze, it's primarily northeasterly oakland, the light breeze to 3 miles per hour. that's really going to help knock out the marine layer and keep us even clearer by the coastline for today. so today going to be a nice beach day. current temperatures, cool this morning with all that clear sky overhead. helped really cool temperatures. look at santa a, 45 degrees. napa doing the same, 47. san rafael 50s as we head into areas around hayward, mountainview, san jose checking
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in about 54 degrees. so cool over portions of the bay. really chilly over the north bay at this hour. if you're going to be outdoors this morning, plan ahead. maybe need a jacket? satellite radar here, over the last 24 hours the ridge beginning to build and it's pushing that storm track to the north so we're going to be dry over the next few days, we're off to a cool start. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. we'll warm over yesterday, and sunday at least our inland areas should warm a few degrees over today. meanwhile, along the coast could be slightly cooler. suggested. changes in store for sunday. overall it will be a nice pattern. take a look at your highs for today. 83 for sonoma. 81 san rafael. oakland and san leandro 78. 85 expected at livermore for the afternoon. 82 san jose. 82 expected in mill peteas. peninsula going to be nice, warm.
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70s on the coast lined today. tomorrow, we will look for a repeat. high pressure will weaken just a bit, push east and that could bring on the sea breeze. so temperatures cooler for the coast. monday even cooler but as we head into tuesday, wednesday temperatures will begin to warm back into the upper 60s, low 70s for the coast, upper 70s, low 80s inland. with all this dry, warm weather we could be with fire weather come next week. we'll explain more on that coming up in just a little bit. a salinas company has issued its second recall of the week because of possible samonella contamination. taylor farms is now recalling bad spinach. no illnesses have been reported. products have best-buy dates from october 18 to october 20. the spinach went to 15 states, including california. earlier this week, taylor farms recalled more than 3,000 cases of bagged lettuce because of possible contamination. coming up, the heir to the saudi throne dies in new york city. the questions raised about the
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line of succession in his country. >> he's got permanent problems. that's going to affect his whole life. >> bay area military family reacts to the announcement of american troops coming home from iraq. >> and man salads reporting a rise in income so why is the fast food giant now hinting it may have to raise prices for everything from big macs to chicken nuggets?
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good morning to you, san rafael! cool, calm start to the day. mostly clear skies, pappy fog over the water. going to be a gorgeous afternoon! new this morning, the 85- year-old heir to the saudi throne is dead. the crown prince died at a new york hospital. this is video of him visiting nelson mandela in 1997.
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the salton was receiving treatment for colon cancer. his death raises questions about the royal suck 96 this oil hiv of-rich nation. he's the half-brother of [audio not understandable] 's king abdullah, who is two years older and also in failing health. president obama is touting americans leadership to the world. >> i was proud to announce that as promised, the rest of our troops in iraq will come home by the ends of this year. and in libya, the death of moammar gaddafi showed that our role in protecting the libyan people and helping them break free from a tyrant was the right thing to do. >> in his weekly address, the president says the foreign policy successes are powerful reminders of what this nation can do. he says it's now time to focus back home. he says he has congress to strengthen the american economy by passing that jobs bill. the obama administration is keeping close ties on libya this weekend. the transitional government there will declare liberation on sunday. preparations are underway for the ceremony. the declaration will allow libya's new rulers to transform
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the nation into a democracy. libyans have will not waiting to catch of glimpse of body of moammar gaddafi. he was supposed to have been buried yesterday but authorities are trying to determine the chain of events that led from his capture to his death. as president obama mentioned in his weekly online video address, american troops will be out of iraq by the end of the year. the president made that formal announcement yesterday, marking the end of one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in u.s. history. there are currently about 40,000 american troops in iraq. during his announcement, president obama never declared victory, instead calling it a success. but given recent violence in iraq, republicans say the u.s. should keep some service members on the ground just in case. >> we didn't have any priority to the issue, and then it took them up until a month or so ago to decide how many troops they really wanted. >> the u.s. will have some guards in the american embassy and private american contractors will also remain
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for security. more than 4400 americans have been killed since the war began in march of 2003. some military families tell us the almost nine years of war comes at a very heavy price. this is iraq war veteran matthew carheart, shocked to hear americans were leaving iraq. he says the timing has to be right or we would have lost so many soldiers for nothing. her mother disagrees. for her the end can't come soon enough. >> i'm angry of how it's affected my sons now, he's got permanent problems that's going to affect his whole life. >> moms say the president's announce and is bittersweet for families who paid the ultimate price. others say withdrawing troops does not mean they're out of harm's way. they will still need to deal with the emotional impact of war. in our economy watch this morning, despite dropping last month, california's unprompt rate remains the second highest in the nation behind only
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nevada. in september, california's employment development department put the jobless rate at 11.9%. that's down from 12.1% in august. in part because almost 12,000 new jobs were created last month. right now the nation's unemployment rate is 9.1%. here in the bay area, unemployment is highest in solano, alameda and contra costa counties, all above 10%. officials at employment agencies says it depends on whether jobs are available. >> a lot of it because of the industries. so the east bay market is construction, home building, those markets. and those markets are still really heavily hit. >> there's some good news for job seekers. companies are starting to hire more workers for the holidays that. could provide at least temporary relief. the unemployed now have a reason to cheer in missouri. a big announcement by ford. yesterday the company said it plans to invest $1.1 billion in the city's assembly plant. that it also plans to hire 1600 workers over the next four years.
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the plant will be used to build parts for the full size commercial van. >> there was a real risk that it could be left in the dust of american manufacturing. instead it will be buffed up, made new, it's a wonderful example of how if we stay focused and work together, we can move this economy forward. >> ford is invested is $700 million more than it had originally planned. the company says the money is coming from a new labor agreement and tax incentives from the state of missouri. groupon is set to go public in two weeks. the company is scaling back but hopes to raise $620 million. shares are to be priced at 16 that $18 when the offering takes place on november 4th. chicago company already rejected a takeover bid by mountain view based google. groupon had 21 million subscribers just about one year ago but as of today that number has skyrocketed to 1 free
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million. mcdonald's says its income is up 9%. that's not stopping the company from hinting to investors it might have to raise menu prices. mcdonald's says it's facing several challenges, including a rising cost in beef and higher labor costs. mcdonald's already raised menu prices by 1% in march and another 1.4% in may. >> time is 7:19. still ahead an american man living in australia falls victim to a shark attack. >> and this northern california deer that needed help after coming too close to a rope swing. >> a chilly start outside this morning. some of us waking up with patchy fog and for all of us a nice warm-up in store for the afternoon. we're look at your temperatures coming up! >> and the ktvu morning team is now on facebook. follow us for updates on breaking news.
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nasa says all systems are go as it enters the post- shuttle area are era. researchers are in colorado to
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examine the new orien spacecraft. experiments include a sound test to measure how it will sustain a launch. it's in the final phase of testing. >> that generates an enormous amount of noise. the capsule and the people inside it would come through that -- safely. >> the first orbital test flight is 2013, the first mission could occur as soon as 2016. a beautiful saturday starting out. rosemary, how does it look for the rest of the weekend? >> looking good! fire weather. we're going to be dry and warm, and eventually the offshore winds are expected to kick up. beautiful start to the day! the sunrise dealing with a little patchy fog in some areas north bay visibility reduced down to just about half mile. we have reached our dewpoint there. take a looking so we've got this fire danger possibility for next week.
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it looks like late monday into wednesday, the gusty winds are expected with the overnight lows and less humidity meaning less marine layer. we really can't recover. so we really begin to dry out and the gusty winds forecast for next week could bring on some advisories. let's enjoy the weekend. it will be a nice one. getting rid of fog early on. cool conditions and we're warming into the 70s even mid- 80s for some of you are inland areas on the coastline expect widespread 60s and 70s. the extended forecast here, high pressure, we weaken, expecting just a little cooldown long the coastline for tomorrow outside of that we've got some great weather there. mostly sunny skies, perhaps even warmer for our inland areas. monday the cooler air mass continuing, and then by tuesday, wednesday again we're thinking temperatures will be mild to warm, but it's offshore breeze that could really bring on the possibility of some fire weather. we'll be watching that for you. back to you. an american man has become
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the second woman of a shark attack off australia in less than two weeks. the man was underwater earlier today when someone on the dive boat saw a large amount of bubbles. the diver surfaced with fatal injuries. police say he was a 32-year-old american man living in australia on a work visa. his identity not yet released. this makes two fatal shark attacks in the last 12 days. rescue workers in auburn called yesterday after this -- became tangled in a rope swing. they tranquilized the deer to free him. workers also cut off his antlers to protect him from hundreders after his release. he was a bit wobbly but rescue workers say he will be just fine. surveillance video just released of an unusual accident at a wisconsin liquor store. almost 7,000 bottles came crashing down to the ground as shelving ripping away from a wall. for insurance reasons the store couldn't release the video until now. the shelves had been intact for
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31 years and they're not sure why they suddenly collapsed. took 25 people the entire day to clean up all that glass and wine. on monday, 13-year-old tyler adams is going to head to new york to compete in a speed texting competition. the teenager from michigan is the youngest of 13 people headed to the big apple to compete. adams says he's can text about 50 to 60 words per minute. the winner of the competition will take away $50,000. >> of course i want to win the $50,000. but at this point, i got a trip to, new york a new phone and i'm going to meet new people. >> all the 13 were given new phones. adams says there will be a variety of challenges, including being blindfolded and unusual symbols. he says he'll focus on accuracy and not speed with the hopes of winning that big cash prize. expect guns on display in the bay area today. the protest planned after the
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state passed a tough new law. and a runaway bus in berkeley, what the bus driver said led him to crash into a tree. and we'll about going back live to oak and as occupy protestors fis a showdown with the city over their encampment.
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oakland occupy protestors were told to leave two nights ago. so why are they still there
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this morning? welcome back to ktvu mornings on 2. time is 7:29. tensions are high in oakland's plaza. our crews have repeatedly been met with hostility from some protestors in the plaza as we head into day 12. and. big question something, will the city force them out? ktvu's ali rasmus is there monitoring the situation. what can you tell us, ali? >> reporter: the city has plans to force the protestors out. they aren't giving us any details about how they plan to do it or when they plan to do it. the administrator says there's no deadline to enforce the notice to vacate that the city gave the two to 300 people you see here on thursday evening. 36 hours later, they're still here. they have not enforced that notice to vacate. occupy oakland demonstrations are still going on. in that notice to vacate, the city says this encampment posed a public health risk and fire hazard with open kitchens here. after nearly a week and a half,
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city administrators say it's time for the campsite to go. >> the conditions over the last 10 days have deteriorated to the point where we can no longer adequately maintain public health and public safety. >> we've been asked not to walk into this campsite with our camera. last night when one you've cures did, they were surrounded by several men and told to leave the area. we've asked someone in charge of security for the occupy oakland group to let us speak to their designated spokesperson. but we haven't seen or heard from that person just yet. there are still people out here this morning, and you can see it they are people waking up, there's always someone awake and around patrolling the perimeter of this campsite here. but the protestors say they're getting ready for a rally and march they plan on having later on this morning. it will start here at the plaza at 11:00. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. occupy protests are continuing in los angeles this weekend. stay with us on ktvu morning on
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2. ahead at 7:45, the media mogul targeted by activists. more aftershocks rattled the east bay. three earthquakes were centered near berkeley after midnight. a 2.8 quake, a 1.3, and a magnitude 2.5 at 12:45 this morning. they are all aftershocks from thursday's 4.0 and 3.8 quakes on the hayward fault. while they may rattle some nerves, local businesses are seeing the benefits. pre-assemble earthquake kits are selling fast at stores sump as your safety place in dublin. people are shock up on non- perishable food and water supplies. >> actually feel the quake and it scares you. you suddenly decide it's a good time to get prepared. >> it's recommended you should have enough food and water on hand for at least three days. armed gun advocates plan to better in san leandro today to protest california's new open
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carry ban. at least 50 people were rifles and shotguns are expected to -- a at bayfair mall this afternoon. earlier this morning the governor signed a law that goes into effect january 1. california prison workers will soon start receiving the first of 26,000 layoff notices. the state's prison agency says prison guards, parole agents and other state workers could lose their jobs by february. as part of the governor's realignment program. serve out sentences in local jails instead of state prisons. the program could mean layoffs to prison workers with at least 10 years of service. the defense has taken over in the case of dr. conrad murray. and it gun by cross-examining the prosecution's star witness. dr. steven schaeffer is said to be the country's leading expert in the drug propofol. it was a lethal dose of that drug that the coroner says killed michael jackson. dr. schaeffer testified that
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dr. murray is entirely responsible for jackson's death. yesterday the lead defense attorney tried to show that testimony was based on opinion and not fact. >> how would you characterize your testimony, opinion or isn't it? >> it is -- it is my opinion that that's what happened, that's correct. >> the defense is trying to prove that jackson took the lethal dose of propofol himself, when dr. murray was out of the room. next to take the stand is d. paul white, who is expected to challenge the testimony of dr. schaeffer. new information this morning in the case of a missing 11-month-old baby in missouri. court documents released yesterday show cadaver dogs indicated a positive hit in the girl's home. it was found during a search earlier in the week. lisa irwin was reported missing in the early morning hours of october 4th. her father came home from work and said he found the door unlocked and the lights on. lisa's parents say they had nothing to do where their daughter's disappearance and
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police said they have no suspects in the case. pacifica police are working to identify the body of a woman found by two fishermen. police say the woman's partially clothed body was pulled from the surf at manor beach yesterday morning. an autopsy will be perform to determine the cause of death. police say they will release the victim's name as soon as they've notified her next of kin. san francisco prosecutors charging a man with hated crimes after he allegedly attacked a family and their three-year-old child. police say the attack happened wednesday afternoon near the um plaza farmers market. 48-year-old joesa matavao shouted racial slurs at the couple. he is an ex-con convicted of assault, robbery and drug possession. >> he used derogatory terms and assaulted the woman and the men, and actually assaulted the baby as well. >> he allegedly kicked a three-
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year-old in the head. he was arraigned yesterday. four counts come with with hate crime allegations. he is held on $50,000 bail. a car wash is held today to benefit 17-year-old ryan buchanan in. july he was digging a sand tunnel at a santa cruz beach when it collapsed, trapping him for at least 15 minutes. lifeguards fran particularly dug him out and administered first aid. he was unconscious when they pulled him out and today he remains in participated coma. the car wash to benefit ryan starts at 10 a.m. and will gallon 2. a public health alert is now issued in berkeley after the discovery of a rabid bat. gary saw the bat on thursday in his backyard. he says it was flying erratically then dove into a bucket. it tested positive for rabies. >> people should avoid any wild animals touching wild animals, educate the children about
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that. >> this is a third rabid bat found here over the past year but the first in berkeley since 2008. opens say bats dine on insects and tend to hang out in dark places such as attics good morning to you! we are waking up with a fabulous sunrise here. take a look at this gorgeous view. we've got just a few high clouds spilling over that ridge of high pressure. that will bring us warm are weather for the afternoon. cool start outside our door, even slipping into the 40s for the north bay. fairly calm this morning. a very light westerly breeze in in her field. most of us dealing with calm conditions and a northeasterly breeze in oakland. that northeasterly offshore wind going to keep that marine layer out of our area. your sad light view, that ridge of high pressure is sort of flat. but it is there. and it will continue to keep us on the warm side. we're going to be five to 10 degrees above northerly am for this time of year. it will be a nice one, even along the coast. mostly sunny skies. we're waking up with just a
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little patchy fog. areas around the north by, viz belt down to half mile, quarter mile as we have reached our dewpoint in some areas. we have ground fog to deal with. it should burn off quickly. cooler start this morning because of clear skies but for the afternoon we'll make up the difference, warmer by several degrees over friday. your forecasted highs for the afternoon, 83 expected for santa rosa. today. 83 four sonoma and napa. 81 expected at san rafael. upper 70s for sausalito on the water, it will be gorgeous. 77 berkeley. 78 for oakland in the afternoon. walnut creek 83. mid-80s for pittsburg, antioch, into livermore, santa clara valley nice and warm, 82 san jose today. 85 morgan hill. 84 degrees expected at saratoga and we're looking at a gorgeous day for the peninsula. 76 san bruno. 80 degrees redwood city. 71 daly city. 70 degrees expected along the coast there for pacifica. mostly sunny skies in the
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afternoon. the extended forecast here, we will be slightly cooler along the coast for tomorrow, looks like monday partly cloudy skies, and all of us drop. it looks like the valley locations may actually notice it a little more. tuesday, wednesday we do remain dry and we are expecting a northeasterly breeze and offshore wind to really begin to crank up as it does we could see fire weather advisories pop up tuesday into wednesday. so we'll be track track for you. today it will be a lovely one. we'll look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. a berkeley charter bus driver escaped with only minor injuries after crashing into a tree. the driver told police he had mechanical problems and lost control of the bus around 6:00 last night at oxford street and hurst avenue. the tree was split in half but the driver was the only person on that bus. funeral services will be held today for indy race car driver dan wheldon. he died in a wreck last sunday. fuel funeral in florida, where the british driver lived with his wife and two young sons.
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a public memorial is scheduled future tomorrow in indianapolis. it was a two time winner, his car is being repainted and put into a museum. the plan has been in place for a while but the man issued to fix the car say their job now holds new significance. >> we've just been told to make the car look absolutely perfect, as perfect as we can get it. >> it was an honor from the beginning to paint the car. as of right now, it's even more special. >> once car is finished it will be displayed with other indy 500 winners at the indianapolis motor speedway museum. in imagine your bank statement with all your personal information getting mailed to the wrong person! the by area bank now apologizing after making that mistake. and tough times for g.o.p. presidential candidate michele bachmann. campaign shake-up now taking place in a key primary state. and let's take a look outside. that is the east shore freeway going through berkeley this
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morning. looks a little crowded out this morning but headlights are on as people go through there, just fine.
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good morning to you. giving you a live look there, the bay area. a mostly sunny start, you can see the marine layer now squashed down to just a couple hundred feet. a gorgeous day expected! new in morning, secretary of state hillary clinton is continuing her middle east tour. want to show you video of clinton in pakistan yesterday, where she met with the country's foreign minister and president. today clinton is now headed to -- focus on afghanistan. the secretary of state told a crowd afghanistan's neighbors
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are central to improving conditions in the country as well as surrounding countries. clinton is next going to visit uzbekistan. in our election 2012 coverage, nevada republicans are meeting today to decide if they should once again move the date of their primary caucuses. state g.o.p. previously announced it will hold the caucuses on january 14th. that angered national leaders and other early primary states like new hampshire. they face the possibility of boy cats and removal of the dell gets from next year's convention if it doesn't move the caucuses back to february. a decision is expected around 1:00 this afternoon. a major shake-up for g.o.p. candidate michele bachmann. a new hampshire television station reporting this morning her entire staff in the early primary state has quit. she only has five paid staff members in the state but they say her lack of commitment to campaigning in new hampshire led them to quit. she has been focused intensely on the other early primary state of iowa, hoping a win there could give her campaign some momentum. herman cain is campaigning
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in michigan this weekend. the businessman spoke yesterday in detroit and that is where he unveiled more details about his controversial 9-9-9 tax plan. cain wants and want to include an opportunity zone that would allow businesses to deduct payroll expenses from their 9% corporate tax rate. >> america is hungry for solutions and not more rhetoric. that's what they're paying attention to. not only our 9-9-9 jobs jobs jobs plan, but also our approach to many of the other crisis we face, and we have become a nation of crises. >> he also clarified his 9-9-9 plan, saying people in poverty would not have to pay income tax under his proposal. new figures show california is continuing to be an atm for presidential candidates. the secretary bee reports president obama has raised more than $10 million to californians so far. republican front-runner mid-mit is a distant second with more
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than $3.9 million. texas governor rick perry, third with 1.2 million. in all, $17 million has been raised by all the candidates. on a per voter basis, president obama is getting the strongest financial support from resident in marin county. mitt romney is getting his strongest financial support from san mateo county. and rick perry getting his strongest support from kern county. election day is getting closer and san francisco voters are hearing more from the people ring for city-wide office. yesterday at -- community church. voters heard from two of the member running for sheriff. >> i'm being very aggressive as i have been for the last seven years as a supervisor and reentering programs, getting people access to jobs and job training. >> we should bray train unions in, we should get vocational training started at that level so we get the foundation started early. >> several of the candidates for city mayor showed up,
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including mayor lee and supervisor alioto. investigators still don't know what caused the sudden death of a washington state lawmaker. 41-year-old scott white died yesterday an a resort outside of veto. the death remains a mystery. housekeeping staff found his body after he failed to check out of his hotel room. he leaves behind a wife and two children. wells fargo is dealing with a security breach. the san francisco based company says a number new customers in florida and south carolina have received positions of other customers' bank statements. the problem is blamed on a faulty printer in north carolina. in many cases, people's routing and account numbers ended up in the mailboxes of strangers. >> here's some hoodlum can have our information and go on internet shopping spree! so it's pretty scary. into bank says it's working to correct the program and any fraud will be reimbursed. it's not said how many customers were affected.
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occupy protestors across the nation say they remain committed as ever to the movement. demonstrators in los angeles gathered outside 20th century fox studios yesterday. officials are holding their annual share holers there. protestors demanded the resignation of the company founder rupert murdoch. he recently shut down the british tabloid the news of the world after it was caught hacking into the phones of numerous celebrities. and a new york city where the protests gun, demonstrators marched through manhattan yesterday. they teamed with versus employees to picket outside one of the communications company's stores. versus and its workers have been battling over health care costs. residents around the park say they're growing tired of the noise and police barricades controlling the large crowds. representatives of occupy wall street say they have set limits on when and how loud they can chant. show you a live picture from new york, where a
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protestor climbed a 70-foot sculpture. he has come down now. friends say he was trying to make a point and police brought a ladder in to negotiate with him. he was demand to go speak with new york mayor michael bloomberg first but he did finally come around or come down around 9 a.m. new york time, and was quickly arrested. and in philadelphia, the left it occupy protestors forced eric cantor to cancel his speech at the university of pennsylvania. his scheduled speech was entitled, a fair shot at the american dream and economic growth. the virginia republican was criticized after calling protestors growing mobs. protestors in chicago petitioning the mayor to let them occupy a city park past curfew. the park's 11 p.m. curfew violates their rights to assemble so they started a drive to get the mayor to lift the curfew so they can okapi the park around the clock.
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they say they're just 43 signatures short right now. they say having to leave at night takes away from their message. >> we're not truly occupying the area. we want our presence here 24-7 until we see change happen. >> an attorney for the city doubts the mayor will accommodate the request and says park curfew was in place long before the occupy movement began. still ahead we're going to have the nuts and bolts of today's events in a whom gym. and the punishment handed down after this football brawl between ucla and arizona. >> afternoon temperatures expected to soar above normal, and this morning waking up with a mostly clear sky. little patchy fog and our temperatures cooler than yesterday. we'll look at what you can expect for your saturday.
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time for a look at your drive time traffic. take you out to 680 in sunol.
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you can see things are moving very smoothly through there, as traffic remains light just before 8:00 this morning. let's look at the bay bridge and see how things are going into the city. looks look a couple lanes are slow, people who doesn't have fast track transponder in there. we'll keep an eye on the traffic situation, also word of a couple accidents around the bay area. so we'll keep you updated here on mornings on 2. new this, who, we're now just learning about a double shooting in east palo alto. it happened just before midnight at pulgas and cypress street. the victims are a 42-year-old and 38-year-old, both from modesto, now at stanford hospital. the motive is not known, and no suspects are in custody. anyone with information is asked to call the east palo alto police department. today free ferry service is offered for participants of peddle fest. bicyclists can ride the ferry between san francisco and oakland for free.
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it celebrities everything on two vehicles such -- or two wheels work events such as bicycle rodeos, safety programs and a parade. in just about an hour, san francisco will kick off financial planning day, at the uc haste tinges college of law. that begins at 9 a.m. until 4. over 50 financial planners and credit counselors will provide free financial and credit advice, and this will include workshops and one on one sessions. some south bay teenagers hope to become the next thomas edison. archbishop today will host the championship round in the western region robotics forum. 35 high school teams from around the u.s. the high school in san jose is the defending world champion. the objective is to build robots in two minutes and 15 seconds? you learn a lot of problem solving. and leadership and knowledge and life skills. >> i don't know if we have an advantage, but it's nice working on all-girls team because some girls are intimidated by others. so it helps for.
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that. >> the games are part of the worldwide competition sponsored by a group called first for inspiration and recognition of science and technology. nasa and many silicon valley companies are also involved. a beautiful day to get outside this morning. tell you in benicia people are getting ready to walk to raise money for dig wells in uganda for people there, called hope for kids. rosemary trying to keep an eye and give this. some good weather this morning so they can have a great event! >> it is off to a bit of a chilly start so maybe test the waters before getting outdoors. we're cool her than yesterday by a few degrees, giving you a live look. we will begin to warm fast pass it as you can see, above that very, very low cloud deck we've got plenty of blue sky. temperatures this morning sinking into the 40s for the north bay. and in addition to that, north bay reaching its dewpoint and we've got poor visibility. fog there. should improve in the next hour
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or some but driving out early, you may expect that. visibility down to half mile around portions of santa rosa, portions of napa and again the north bay. rest of us in the 50s at this hour. our noontime numbers, mostly sunny skies, upper 60s for the coastline. low, mid-70s inland. and around the bay area, low 70s for your lunch hour. so already feeling pretty good. by lunchtime and for the afternoon, we'll be a few degrees warm are than yesterday. five to 10 degrees above the norm for this time of year. 82 in novato this afternoon. 76 expected in the city. 78 for oakland. mid-80s if you go further on land east bay, 80 expected fremont. 81 mountainview. 80 degrees redwood city. santa cruz upper 70s, even approaching 80 degrees for the second half of the day. the extended forecast, suggested. changes in store for tomorrow, and little bit of a cooldown along the coastline. that should be about it. come monday, all of us take a bit of a downward trend there. it won't really last too long.
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we will slowly warm back into tuesday, wednesday with fair skies. talking about it a little this morning, the possibility of maybe fire weather for next week. the breezy conditions coming could bring us dry conditions and low, low relative humidity. so we'll be tracking that. back to you. >> thank you. we'll have the world series continuation tonight right here on ktvu. it is game 3 between the texas rangers and st. louis cardinals. the ranges erik came from behind to tie the series and the team's now move on to texas. game 3 is tonight at 5:00. and the pactel 12 conference has suspended 10 football players after a fight thursday night between my shrew bruins and arizona. the bruins are going to lose six players, including star defensive tackle cash u.s. march. he received a two-game suspension when two opposing players started yelling at each other. cal may benefit from all this because it plays ucla next
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saturday. next year's amgen tour will not take racers through yosemite. the park service denied a request to have one leg of the race start in yosemite valley. officials said there's a regulation against holding for- profit races in national parks. the tour of california starts in senator rosa next to may. full course has not yet been announced. two different recalls to tell you about this morning involve bags of spinach. the brands you should be look for in your refrigerator. plus, it was four years ago that a fire in malibu destroyed more then a dozen structures. the large fines the agency wants to levy against the cell phone companies they say are to blame.
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the city of oakland says it's time for the camp fight protested to end. but the protested others say they have no plans it take down their camps. what's next in oakland city hall. >> a freeway shut down over after a good samaritan is killed in a multi-car crash. and aftershocks hit the east bay, centered in the same area as two stronger earthquakes that struck this week. good morning. thanks for waking up with us. welcomes to mornings on 2. it's saturday, october 22nd.
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nice weather expected all weekend long. rosemary has a quick look a the forecast. >> pleasant and warm in many cases. this morning we're mostly clear and cooler. outside we're slipping into the 40s. but not that the sun is up we will begin to see a turnaround, in addition to that cool weather out there in some cases where looking at patchy fog, especially for areas around the north bay where we have reached that dewpoint of saturation. so sunny, warm weather for the afternoon. 40s north bay. 50s around most of the bay area this morning. and for the highs, upper 60s, 70s for the coastline, 70s and 80s inland. we'll break it down for you, show you the afternoon high expected for your neighborhood coming up. a good samaritan lost her life this morning after trying to help victims of a minor car accident. it happened just after 2 a.m. on northbound 880 in hayward. when a woman gout off the out of her car on help the people. the highway patrol says she was hit by another car. that accident created a chain reaction that soon
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involved at least six cars. police say eight other people were injured, six taken to the hospital with critical injuries. all lanes were cleared and opened just before 5 a.m. protestors with occupy oakland have a rally and march planned today. ali rasmus is live where the camp remained overnight despite an eviction notice from the city. >> reporter: john, that notice to vacate issued by the city was issued on thursday night, and 36 hours later this campsite of two to 300 people is still here. now that it's morning, you can see it people up and around, they've set up yoga mats here because apparently they have a regularly scheduled 8 a.m. yoga class for the two to 300 people who are living out here. city spokeswoman says there's no deadline for the protestors to leave. so we don't know when the city will actually enforce that notice to vacate they issued thursday night. the city sent health inspectors to the campsite on wednesday. but thursday evening city administrators say the campsite had grown over a week and a half to a level that the city
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said present a public health and safety risk. the protestors deny those claims, saying despite that eviction notice, they are not leaving here. we've been told not to walk into this campsite with our cameras. last night when one of our news crews did, they were surrounded by several men and told to leave. we've been told there's a designated spokesman for the occupy oakland demonstration, and that that is the person we're supposed to talk to. however, that person has not come out to meet us for an interview yet this morning. we did talk to two people walking to the demonstration, walking by the demonstration here. and asked what they thought about the city's orders for protestors to leave. >> time to go. why. it's unhealthy. >> inclined to agree with the city? >> by all means. >> right to assemble, a lot the right, and petition the government. okay, that's what people are doing. and -- a movement saying what is going on doesn't mack sense. i mean, the system doesn't mauck sense to a lot of us.
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it's not working. >> that last man says not only is he sympathetic to the demonstration, he says he was on his way here to join them. he talked to us and said he cam from san francisco to take part in a rally and march that occupy oakland has scheduled for 11:00 this morning. the rally happening here in the plaza and then according to protestors plans they'll be marching from here to the lake merritt area around noon today. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. in san jose more people arrested at that occupy protest. the movement this morning two demonstrators were team into custody. this was the second round of arrests outside city hall. late thursday night and friday morning, eight people were arrested. demonstrators say they will not be deterred. >> we've got hit pretty hard, about three-quarters of our stuff was taken. but i'm still here. i'm not going anywhere. >> some demonstrators paid a $500 bail and returned to camp a few hours after getting
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arrested. city officials say they're concerned about vandalism and public health and they to not want protestors to camp overnight. occupy san francisco protestors plan a rally this afternoon on market street. they have camping there for the past two weeks and the solidarity march coincides with the national anti-police brutality day. officers say they have followed the department guidelines while maintaining order. more than 200 occupy protestors took part in a demonstration last night in cleveland. police tried to kick out the crowd from the public square and at least a dozen people were arrested. authorities say they broke curfew laws. the city is preparing to hold holiday events at that square. did you feel them? more aftershocks rattle the east bay. three earthquakes hit berkeley after midnight. magnitude 2.8 quake had 6, a 1.3, and a magnitude 2.5
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aftershock at 12:45. the quakes happened miracle campus in the same area as thursday's 4.0 and 3.8 earthquakes. seismologists say fairly common for the hayward fault to experience back-to-back quakes. >> we've seen this happen before, particularly in 2006, 2007, there was a series of magnitude 3 to 4 earthquakes on the hayward fault within a matter of days as well. >> seismologists say the quakes leave some strain on the fault but not very much in the long- term. experts predict a 1 in 3 chance of a large earthquake on the hayward fault in the next 30 years, a 2 in 3 chance in the bay area wide. police mc, for the gunman in a double shooting in san francisco in the tenderloin district. when officers arrived, they fond a woman lying on the sidewalk suffers from a single gunshot wound. a male victim had been shot several times. investigators believe he was the intended target while the woman was hit by a stray bullet. both victims are in the
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hospital with life-threatening injuries. police have made no arrests but are look to be see if the shoot relationship with caught on surveillance video. the man wanted in connection with last weekend's deadly shooting at a hell's angels funeral is on the run. police say they have confirmed that 38-year-old steph ruiz is alive. they thought he was taken away and killed by other members of the hell's angels. ruiz is accused of killing steve tausan last saturday. american troops will be with drawn from iraq by the end of the year, and it signals the end of one of the longest and most devicive conflicts in u.s. history. there are just less than 40,000 american troops now in iraq. during his announcement never declared haven't re, instead calling it a success. >> tens of thousands of them will pack up their gear and board convoys for the journey home. after nearly nine years, america's war in iraq will be over. >> but given recent violence in
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iraq, republicans say the u.s. should keep some service members on the ground just in case. the u.s. will have some guards in the american embassy and private american contractors will also remain there for security. more than 4400 american service members have been killed since the war began in march of 2003. a local military mom tells us that the end of the war can't come soon enough. coming up, why some say president obama's announcement is bittersweet. as the bay area marks the 20th anniversary of the 1991 east bay hills firestorm, people there will warned to prepare for the next major disaster. thursday was the anniversary of the fire that killed 25 people and destroyed more than 3800 homes. oakland fire chief says there's a critical to do list for people to get ready for the next big fire or quake. it includes an emergency supply of food and water, access to a radio and an emergency exit plan. a former ceremony is held this morning to commemorate the 1991 firestorm at gateway emergency exhibit center.
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that starts at 10:30. good morning to you. high pressure going to bring us mostly sunny skies for today and our temperatures will be trending upward. live look here, isn't that gorgeous from the city? transamerica building here. the marine layer now squashed down to just a couple hundred feet and it's tough to find this morning. we do have low visibility over the north bay where we have reached our dewpoint in the 40s. but very calm out there, and i say calm, i mean little to no wind at all. our flow is offshore and that means we're going to continue with a marine layer free atmosphere, at left for the next few days. 45 degrees right now santa rosa. napa in the mid-40s. temperatures are cooler than yesterday by a few degrees. san francisco 58. livermore 50. san jose 54. stepping outside your door with mostly blue skies. satellite here, ridge of high pressure in place as a flat ridge. it's not really art so much,
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but it is going to keep us dry and warmer than what we typically get mid and late october. few high clouds over this rim and that will really be about it. so cool start, patchy fog this morning, mostly sunny for the afternoon. temperatures yesterday peaked into upper 70s. today into the low to mid-80s. and our inland areas will continue to warm for sunday, mid upper 80s expected along the coastline this high pressure that is over us will shift just enough to actually bring us a slight cooldown for the afternoon on the coast. afternoon highs for today, 82 expected for novato. 81 san rafael. 77 sausalito. 77 richmond. 84 in fairfield. we go east and checking out to oakland, 78 degrees for the afternoon. 79 hayward. 83 danville. mid-80s livermore, 85 expected antioch. so that's a warm afternoon there. 80 degrees santa clara. how about san jose, 82 for you. 85 morgan hill. peninsula a good looking day, 80 degrees expected redwood city. 79 san mateo.
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76 san francisco. heading to the coast, mostly clear skies, perhaps a little patchy fog there. 70 degrees the afternoon for pacifica. nearing 80 degrees in santa cruz. maybe a nice day if you have the time. extended forecast, temperatures again sliding back just a little bit along the coast. but subtle changes for sunday. monday a cooler air this police for all of us. tuesday, wednesday temperatures rebound slightly. and again we're looking at the possibility of maybe dry offshore winds bringing us a little bit of fire weather. we'll talk more about that coming up. the heir tostada aude's throne has died. the questions about the line of succession for an american ally. and libyans are lining up a gruesome view of gaddafi's body. and let's take you for a live look outside at 880 in oakland. traffic moving well. you can see it the sun shining but we're getting word the chp responding to an accident near 880 and 16th. the first calls came in about
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good morning to you! mostly sunny skies expected for the afternoon. a cool start followed by pleasant warm weather for the second half. the 85-year-old heir to the saudi throne is dead. the crown prince died in new york hospital. this is video of him visiting
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nelson mandela in 1997. he was receiving treatment for colon cancer. his death raises questions about the royal succession in that oil rich nation. also an american ally. he is the half-brother of the king abdullah, who is two years older and also in failing health. preparations are underway in libya for a ceremony where the transitional government will declare liberation. the declaration will allow libya's new rulers to transform the nation high in democracy. libyans have been lining up to catch a glimpse of the body of former leader moammar gaddafi. he was supposed to have been buried yesterday but authorities are still trying to determine the chain of events that led from his capture to his death. in his weekly address, president obama touted libya's independence as proof of america's leadership in the world. >> as promised, the rest of our troops in iraq will come home by the end of this year. in libya, the death of moammar gaddafi showed that our role in protecting the libyan people
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and helping them break free it a tyrant was the right thing to do. >> the president says these foreign policies successes are powerful reminders every american resolve and it's now time to focus back home once congress strengthen the economy by passing his jobs bill. as we told you earlier, president obama does plan to withdrawal all u.s. troops from iraq by the end of the year. but some military families say the nine years of war has already cost them too much. this is iraq war veteran matthew carheart, shocked to hear troops were leaving iraq and says the timing has to be right, otherwise we'll have lost so many soldiers for nothing. his mother disagrees. all of her sons served in the military, and for her the end can't come soon enough. >> i'm angry of how it's affected them now. he's got permanent problems that will affect his whole life. >> blue star moms we spoke with say the president's announcement is bittersweet for families who have paid the ultimate price. others say withdrawing troops does not mean they are out of
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harm's way. they're still going to need to deal with the emotional impact of war. secretary of state hillary clinton is continuing her middle east tour this morning. this is video of clinton in pakistan yesterday where she met with the country's foreign minister and president. today she is in tajikistan focusing on afghanistan. she said afghanistan's neighbors are key to improving conditions in that country and surrounding countries. despite a drop last month, california's unemployment rate remain the second highest in the nation, behind only nevada. in september, california's unemployment development department put the jobless rate at 11.9%. that is town from 12.1% in august. in part because almost 12,000 new jobs were created last month. right now the nation's unemployment rate is 9.1%. here in the bay area, unemployment is the highest in solano, alameda and contra
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costa counties. all above 10%. officials say it all depends on where the jobs are available. >> a lot of it is because of the industries. so the east bay market is construction, home building, those markets, and they are still really heavily hit. >> but there's some good news for job seekers. companies are starting to hire more workers for the holidays and that could provide at least some temporary relief. the threat of unemployment is looming for state prison workers who will started receiving first of 26,000 layoff notices. the state's prison agency says prison guards, parole a little and other state workers could lose their jobs by february. it's part of governor brown's realignment program that gun october 1 allowing felons to serve sentences in local jails instead of state prisons. it's a different story for people in missouri, where jobs are being added after a big announcement by ford. yesterday that company said it
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plans to invest $1.1 billion in the city's assembly plant and plans to hire 1600 workers over the next four years. the plant will be used to build parts for the ford transit. company's full size van. >> there was a real risk that we could be left in the dust of american manufacturing. instead it's puffed up, made new, new products here. it's a wonderful example of how if we stay focused and work together we can move this economy forward. >> now ford is investing $700 million more than it originally planned to, the extra money coming from a new labor agreement and tax in incentives from the state of missouri. wells fargo is dealing with a security breach. the san francisco based bank says a number new customers in florida and south carolina have received portions of other customers' bank statements. it's blamed on a faulty plenty they're in north carolina.
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people's routeing and account numbers ended up in the mailboxes of strangers. >> here some hoodlum can have our information and go on internet shopping spree, so it's pretty scary! >> bank says it's working to correct the problem and any fraud as a result of this will be reimbursed. it's not said how many customers were affected. a company has issued its second recall of the week because of possible samonella contamination. taylor farms is now recalling bagged spinach, testing positive for samonella but no illnesses reported. the products have a best-buy date from october 18 to 20th. the spinach went to 15 states, including california. earlier this week, taylor farms recalled more than 3,000 cases of bagged led u.s. because of possible contamination. fresh and easy neighborhood market is also recalling bagged spinach, saying it can be contaminated with listeria. the s and e brand has enjoy by dates of october 16 and they
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were sold in frequent and easy stores in california, nevada, and arizona. rescue workers come to the aid of a deer tangled up in a swing. how it was freed and what was done to protect him in the future. >> in time for your weekend are a warming trend expected for the afternoon. and you just may need that sun block when we come back what is expected for your area. senator
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a state safety agency is
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recommending more than $99 million more in fines against southern california edison and four cell phone companies from a wildfire four years ago. the consumer division says the knelt works sprint, at&t, mobility and verizon overloaded power poles. they say the poles sparked that fire after they were knocked down by wind. rosemary, it sounds like it will be nice, but are we looking at possible fire weather? >> eventually we will. too much of a good thing, right? we're dry, warm, sunny. and that eventually could lead to fire weather. we've got offshore winds that will increase as we move into the first half of next week. live look outside this morning, high pressure now in police. you can see it we do have a marine layer but it's really been knocked down, only to a couple hundred feet, and most of us if not all of us will be keeling with mostly sunny and a few high clouds today. afternoon highs for the coast,
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70s. and in for san francisco, mid to upper 70s. east bay, upper 70s expected. and you go far inland east bay, upper 70s to low and mid-80s for some of the warmer areas. in case you're curious, we're above normal for this time of year. and from 5 to 10 degrees. santa clara valley will see a warm day as well. fire danger a possibility. models are pointing to it for monday into wednesday. the gusty winds will keep the marine layer out of our way and that means low humidity for the area. in addition to very gusty wind, and very dry weather, we may see the possibility of some advisories. your extended forecasted, temperatures will slide just a little bit for the coast on sunday. more so on monday. we do slowly rebound tuesday, wednesday. and again keeping on eye on breezy conditions monday into wednesday. back to you. an american man has become the second victim of a shark attack off the coast of australia inless than two
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weeks. investigators say the man was underwater earlier today when someone on the dive boat saw a large amount of bubbles. the diver surfaced with fatal injuries. police say she was a 32-year- old man from america living in australia on a work visa. his identity has not been released. this makes two fate at shark attacks in the last 12 days. rescue workers in auburn were called yesterday after this antler became tangled in a rope swing. they tranquilized him to free him. workers also cut off his antlers to protect him from hunters after his release. workers say he will be just fine. nasa says all systems are a- go as it enters the post- shuttlerar. astronauts and researchers are in colorado to examine the new orien spacecraft. experiments include a sound test to measure how orien will survive a launch. it's in the final phase of testing. >> that generates an enormous amount of noise.
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we need to know the capsule and the people inside it would come through that event safely. >> the first orbital test flight is scheduled for 2013. the first mission could occur as soon as 2016. a warning for people in berkeley, the animal that sparked a health alert there. and protesting the open carry ban, where dozens of gun 5d cats and their weapons will be this afternoon. [ agent ] so your policy looks good, is there anything else?
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hundreds of people taking parted in the occupy oakland movement stayed in the plaza overnight despite an eviction notice in the city. welcome back to mornings on 2. in about two and a half hours,
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protestors are going to begin a rally and march from city hall to lake merritt. ali rasmus is live in the plaza this morning where the occupy camp has been going for 12 days now. what is the situation, ali? >> reporter: the notice for the protestors to vacate was issued by the city on thursday night. and you can see 36 hours later, they are still here. there's an estimated two to 300 people camped out in the plaza as part of the demonstrations. now that it's light out we can get a sense of how many people are up and walking around. we have been told not to walk into this campsite with our cameras. last night when one of our news crews d they were surrounded by several men and told to leave. we've been informed there's a designated spokesman for occupy oakland who is the only person who is supposed to talk to us and represent the group here. howeverring he has not come out to meet us for an interview yet. and again we're not allowed inside so we can't go find him. but on wednesday the city sent
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health inspectors in. by thursday evening administrators decided the campsite had grown to a size the city he is presented a public health and safety risk. protestors deny the claims and say despite that notice, they have no plans to leave. we talked to two people walking by the demonstration this morning. we asked what they thought about the city's orders for the protestors to leave. >> time to go. yes, it's unhealthy. >> inclined to agree with the city on this one? >> by all means. >> right to assembling. i thought the right to assemble and petition the government. okay? that's what people are doing. >> that last man said not only is he simp threat to be the protests, he was on his way from san francisco here to join them. this group occupy oakland has a rally and march scheduled at 11:00 this morning here at the plaza. then the protestors say they will go from here and watch
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over the lake merritt area here in oakland. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. early this morning, in new york city a protestor scaled a 40-toot art sculpture and threatened to occupy it until mayor bloomberg resigned from office. he spent three hours atop the structure before negotiate or talked him down. meanwhile, occupy protestors marched through lower manhattan yesterday. they teamed up with verizon employees to picket outside one of communications stores. verizon and its workers have battled for months over health care costs. and in philadelphia, the threat of occupy protestors forced leader eric cantor to cancel his speech at the university of pennsylvania. his scheduled speech was titled, a fair shot at the american dream and economic growth. up to a thousand demonstrators were expected to converge on the campus. the virginia republican was criticized this month after calling protestors growing mobs. overnight, one woman was killed after she stopped to help people involved in a minor
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car accident. it happened just after 2 a.m. on northbound 880 in hayward. the highway patrol says the woman got out of her car to help people that had collided with another car. she was hit, starting a chain reaction that involved six other vehicles. >> general nature to help one another so we want people to help each other, but on the freeway this time of night, err on the side of caution. >> eight other people were injured, six in the hospital with critical injuries. lanes were closed in both directions while police cleaned. the scene. they reopened just before 5 a.m. police in east palo alto are investigating a double shooting. it happened just before midnight. the victims are said to be a 42- year-old and a 38-year-old both from modesto. they're now in the hospital. the motive for the shooting is unknown and no suspects are in custody. three earthquakes hit near berkeley just after midnight.
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a magnitude 2.8 quake, a 1.3, and a magnitude 2.5 at 12:45 this morning. those are all aftershocks from thursday's 4.0 and 3.8 quakes on the hayward fault. and while these tremors may rattle nerves, some local businesses are seeing the benefits. pre-assemble earthquake kits are selling fast at stores like the safety place in dublin. people stocking up on non- perishable food, first aid supplies and water containers that will keep water safe for up to five years. >> you feel the quake, and it scares you. you suddenly decide it's a good time to get prepared. >> it's recommended that you should have enough food and water on hand for at least three days. san francisco prosecutors are charging a man with hate crimes after he attacked a couple and their three-year-old child. police say the attack happened wednesday afternoon near farmer market.
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a man shouted racial slurs at the 3-year-old and 21-month-old sons of a mixed race couple. he is an ex-con with previous con sections for assault, robbery and drug possession. >> he was very -- derogatory terms, then assaulted the women, the men, when the men tried to protect the woman, assaulted the baby as well. >> police say he kicked the three-year-old in the head yesterday he was arraigned on three counts of assault and endangering a child and one count of battery. four of the counts come with hate crime allegations. he is held on $500,000 bail. police say city parks are safe after a teenage girl backed down on her claim she was sexually assaulted. on october 14th, the 16-year- old girl told police she was assaulted in the park. she says two men pulled her into a bathroom where the attack occurred. but now she says that assault never happened. police say they will not press charges against her. pacifica police are working to identify the body of a woman found by two fishermen.
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police say the woman's body was pulled from the surf at manor beach yesterday morning. an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. police say they will release the vip's name as soon as they've notified her next of kin. a charter bus driver escaped with only minor injuries after crash nothing a tree. he said he los control of the bus at 6:00 last night. the tree was uprooted and split in half. the driver was the only person on the us and. armed gun advocates plan to gather in san leandro today to protest california's new open carry ban. at least 50 people were rifles and shotguns are expected at bayfair mall this afternoon. earlier this month, governor brown signed a law banning people from openly carrying unloaded handguns in public. that law goes into effect on january 1. gun advocates plan to file a lawsuit to get the ban overturned. the city of berkeley has issued a public health alert after the discovery of a rabid battle. gary saw the bat on thursday in
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his become yard. he said it was flying erratically and when it dove no a bucket, he took it to city officials. it tested positive for rabies. >> people should avoid any wild animals, touching wild animals. educate the children about that. >> this is the third rabid bat in alameda county over the first year. officials say bats dine on insects and tend to hang out in dark places such as attics. if you come into contact with one, visit your doctor. a car wash is going to be held today to benefit 17-year- old ryan buchanan. in july he was digging a sand tunnel at santa cruz boetsch when that tunnel collapsed and trapped him for at least 15 minutes. lifeguards fran particularly dug him out and administered first aid. he was unconscious when they pulled him out and today he does remain in a coma. the car wash to benefit ryan is being held at orinda motors at 10 and will go until 2.
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senator. good morning to you! a great day to get out and get that car washed. bray long the sunblock. it's not going to be a scorcher but we've got plenty of sunshine out there and, yes, do need the sunblock still. we've got temperatures very cool, even cooler then yesterday for the north bay. the rest of us still sitting in the 50s this morning. our winds very calm. take a look at that. very, very calm conditions, mostly clear skies. just a few high clouds overhead, and that will be about it. that marine layer has now just down to a couple hundred feet. it's well off the coastline, dealing with patchy fog this morning over the north bay but improving conditions already as well as our temperatures beginning to warm. 48 degrees in napa. that's a warm-up. we were at 45 just an hour ago. 46 santa rosa. 58 san francisco. 57 mountainview. 50 degrees still in livermore at this time. satellite radar showing you mostly clear skies, a flat ridge overhead. it's right there going to keep the storm track to the north. we're going to remain dry for
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the weekend. temperatures will trend upward for the weekend. we will begin a slight cooldown for the coastline sunday afternoon. and then better cooling on monday. but for today, and into tomorrow, mostly sunny skies, temperatures above average for this time of year. so once we get rid of the patchy fog, plenty of sunshine, a few high clouds, mild to warm in the extended forecast. even looking amount the possibility of maybe an offshore breeze bringing us fire weather next week. let's talk about the weekend because it will be nice. 82 petaluma for the afternoon. 82 novato. 81 expected san rafael. 77 sausalito. east bay locations looking good. 78 oakland. 83 castro valley and danville. mid-80s pittsburg. antioch 85 for the afternoon. and 82 in san jose. 85 morgan hill. 80 degrees expected santa clara. sunnyvale 80 for today, just gorgeous out there. 80 redwood city. wind will be light. 79 san mateo. 70s for the coastline.
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even near 80 degrees for santa cruz this afternoon. extended forecast here, a dropping off just a degree or two along the coast for sunday. our inland areas could warm a little bit. high pressure going to be continuing to weaken and it moved to the east. monday partly cloudy skies, the wind expected to kick up by monday night. tuesday, wednesday maybe into thursday, we'll be watching for fire weather advisories. let's go back to the desk. it's 8:40. next year's amgen tour of california will not take racers through yosemite park. officials say there's a regulation that bans holding for-profit races in national parks. the tour of california starts in santa rosa next may. new developments in the search for a missing baby in missouri. what cadaver dogs discovered in the home of an 11-month-old girl who disappeared three weeks ago. the punishments handed down after this brule in the middle
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rise and shine! good morning to you. a fabulous forecast of 60s and 70s for the coast this afternoon, 70s and 80s inland. a private minister announced it morning it too take up to six weeks before tie lan's floods totally recede. so far 356 people have died, and more than 110,000 people have been left homeless. severe monsoon rains have drenched a third of that nation and caused billions of dollars in damages. the floods are the worst to hit thailand in 70 years. funeral services will be held today for race car driver dan wheldon who died in a fireer wreck last sunday. the funeral is in florida, where the driver lived with his wife and two young sons. a public memorial scheduled for tomorrow in indianapolis. he was a two-time indy 500 winner. the car he drove in may is being put into a museum. the plan has been in place for
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a while but the men now say their job holds a new significance. >> we've just been told to make the car look absolutely perfect. as perfect as we can get it. >> it was an honor from the beginning to paint the car. but as of right now, it's even more special. >> once the car is finished it will be displayed with other indy 500 winners at the museum. new information in morning in the case of a missing 11- month-old baby girl in missouri. court documents released yesterday show cadaver dogs indicated a positive hit for the kept of a dead body in the home. lisa irwin was reported missing in the early morning hours of october 4th. her father came home from work and found the door underlocked and the lights on. the pair on say they had nothing to do with their daughter's disappearance have and police have no suspects. investigators still don't know what caused the sudden death of a washington state lawmaker. 41-year-old scott white died yesterday after a resort hotel
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outside seattle. a sheriff's deputy says the death remains a mystery. housekeeping staff fun to his body after he failed to check out of his hotel room. white leaves behind a wife and two children. the defendants has taken over in the case of dr. conrad murray and going after the prosecution's star witness. dr. steven schaeffer is the country's leading expert in the drug propofol. it was a lethal dose of that drug that killed michael jackson. the doctor testified that dr. murray is entirely responsible for jackson's death. yesterday the lead defendants attorney tried to show that testimony was based on opinion, not fact. >> would you characterize your testimony, opinion or isn't it? >> it is -- it is my opinion that that's what has happened, that's correct. >> the defense is trying to prove jackson took the lethal dose of propofol himself when dr. murray was out of the room. next to take the stand will be dr. paul white, also expected to challenge the testimony of
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doctor. schaeffer. no charges are going to be filed against an airline passenger found traveling with four land mines. transportation security officials say the land mines were bought as souvenirs by a member of the military who had been trained in utah. the land mines found yesterday were determined to be inactive and not dangerous. tuesday officials said 22 loaded guns were found in airports across the country last week, including one that was carried by a passenger. a year and a half after the largest offshore oil disaster in u.s. history, bp is a tell closer to drilling new wells in the gulf of mexico. they've approved the plan for the first time since the explosion. the new plan includes drilling four wills offer the louisiana coast and 6,000 feet of water. that's a thousand feet deeper than the well that blew up in april of last year. regular lators say the plan meets all government's needs and more stringent standards.
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nevada republicans are meeting today to decide if they should once again move the date of their primary caucuses. the state g.o.p. previously announced it would hold the caucuses on january 14th. that angered national g.o.p. leaders and other early primary states like new hampshire. now nevada faces the possibility of boycotts from candidates and the removal of a delegate from next year's convention. if it does not move the caucuses back to february. a decision is expected about 1:00 this afternoon. there's a major shake-up for g.o.p. candidate michele bachmann. a new hampshire television station reports her entire staff in that state has quit. she only had five paid staff members, but they said her lack of commitment to campaigning in new hampshire led them to quit. she has been focused intensely on other early primary states, like iowa, hoping a win there could give her campaign some momentum. republican herman cain is campaigning in michigan this weekend.
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he spoke yesterday in detroit. that's where he unveiled more details about his controversial 9-9-9 tax plan. he wants to include an opportunity zone that would allow businesses to deduct payroll expenses from their 9% corporate tax rate. >> america is hungry for solutions and not more rhetoric. that's what they're paying attention to. not only our 9-9-9 jobs jobs jobs plan, but also our approach to many of other crises we face. and we have become a nation of crises. >> cain also clarified his 9-9- 9 plan, saying people living in off and ty would not have to pay income tax. there are new figures out on the amount of money californians are donate to go presidential candidates. the president obama has raised more than $10 million in the state. republican mitt romney is second with more than $3.9 million. rick perry is third with $1.2 million. on a per voter basis, president obama is getting his strongest
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financial support from resident in in win county. much of mitt romney's money is coming from san mateo county and rick perry getting his strongest support from kern county. we're closing in on election day in san francisco, and voters are getting a chance to hear more from the running for city-wide offers. voters heard from two of the men running for sheriff. they talked about helping jail inmates avoid becoming repeat offenders. >> i'm being very aggressive as i have the last sever years as a supervisor about reentering programs getting people access to jobs and job training. >> we should bring trade unions in, we should get the vocational training started at that level. several candidates for mayor showed up. in 10 minutes san francisco is going to kick off financial planning day. the event is being held at the uc hastings college of law. it begins at 9 p.m.
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will go until 4. over 50 financial planners and credit counselors will provide free financial and credit advice. it will include workshops and one on one sessions. the world series continues tonight right here on ktvu. it is game 3 between the texas rangers and st. louis cardinals. the rangers came from behind in game 2 to tie the series at one. game 3 starts at 5 here on ktvu. the pac-12 conference suspended 12 football players after that fight thursday night. the browns will lose six players including star defensive tackle cash us march who receive the two game ban. cal can benefitted from the suspensions because it plays ucla next saturday at the rose bowl. a chihuahua named trixie isn't a typical pup. the unusual thing this paralyzed dog can do. >> a warming trend in the forecast for your afternoon. coming up, just how much we expect those temperatures to
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something here sure to depress -- this video from a wisconsin liquor store what happened when almost 7,000 bought, of wine came crashing to the ground as shelving ripped away from the wall. the store says the shelves had been intact 31 years and they're not sure why they suddenly collapsed. it took 25 people the entire day to clean up the glass and
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wine. on monday, a michigan there are head to new york as the youngest contestant in a speed texting competition. this is 13-year-old tyler adams, and he is one 13 people heed to the big apple to compete. the others include texters from oregon, florida and california. he said he can text about 50 to 60 words better minute. the winner of the competition takes away $50,000. >> of course i want to win the $50,000. but at this point, i got a trip to, no, a got a new phone and i'm going to meet new people. >> that's a positive outlook! all 13 contestants were given new phones for the competition. he says there will be a variety of challenges, including being blindfolded and using unusual symbols. he says he will focus on accuracy and not speed, with the hopes of one that cash prize. some teenage signs wizards in the south bay home to become the next thomas edison. to thed high school will hosted the championship round of the robotics forum. if it's 35 high school robot,
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teams against each other. san jose is the defending world champion. the objective is to build robots that place as many plastic tubes on pegs as possible in two minutes. >> you lead problem solving, leadership, knowledge and life skills. >> i don't know if we have an advantage but it's nice working on an all-girls team. >> the robot games were part of a word wide competition. nasa and many silicon valley companies are sponsors. admission to the finals is free. we want to introduce you to a seven-year-old rescue dog named trixie who is far from your average chihuahua. veterans say trixie who lives in florida is like any other dog, except look at what happens when you put her down. she walks off in that very unusual way because she's relying on her two front legs to get around. she was paralyzed from the pell vision down. >> whatever happened, a car accident other other kind of
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injury, it wane cared for. she didn't look like she had veterinary care, so she just healed and learned to compensate on her front legs. >> sweet dog! she was rescued by police who saw her wobbling on the freeway and despite her disability she is actually in really good health and ready to go to a permanent home. >> two-step trixie. all right. time to check in with weather for the day. >> it's a beautiful weekend, rosemary. >> you said it! that sums it up. mostly clear skies, few high clouds, little patchy fog this morning. temperatures already beginning to warm. sit in the upper 40s at this point. north bay widespread 50s so a little cool still. we're calm, and we're mostly clear. mostly sunny for your noontime. upper 60s for the coastline. widespread low to mid-70s inland, then for the afternoon warmer than yesterday. 83 expected for napa today. 78 oakland. 80 degrees fremont. little further south, 82 san jose and along the peninsula, 79 expected, san mateo for the
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afternoon, 76 san francisco. 70s for the coastline, even near 80 degrees santa cruz. it would be nice to be in santa cruz today. tomorrow temperatures slip for the coast. high pressure weakens, and monday a better cooloff for all of us. but we're watching the possibility of some very strong offshore winds beginning to increase monday night. lasting through wednesday maybe even thursday. it helps really knock on the the marine layer with the cry area in place, no marine layer, no recovery in the overnight hours for the humidity. higher weather could be a possibility. >> thank you, rosemary. thank you for spending your morning with us. take care.
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