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. right now sailors on a stranded yacht. the rescue effort to get them some help. mudslide forces shut down in marin county. what they had to do to get it going for today. this turns into a riot following the final four victory, what police did to break up the crowd. complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is "mornings on 2".
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good morning, everyone, welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, april 1st. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. the temperature has dropped. wind has picked up. rosemary orozco joins us. good morning, rosemary. >> it is chilly. 10 to 15 kegs cooler than yesterday -- 15 degrees cooler than yesterday. slightly warmer and the breeze will be with us as well. we will see an early week warm up. i will detail this. and we have a high surf advisory coming up. rescue operation is underway west of the golden gate. massive wave crashed on top of 68-foot yacht racing towards the bay area. they are hurt from broken ribs and and allie rasmus is live in oakland's jack lemon scare with the coast guard operation. allie? >> reporter: this is the
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clipper around the world yacht race. there were 11 rats that took them from china to the bay area. some of the other boats that are part of this race made it back safely. can you see the clipper yacht behind us in the slip. crew members are back here and all okay. there are 12 crew members on board another boat called the geralyn, western australia. this is the boat and crew on one of the earlier legs of the race. when this boat you are looking at reached 400 miles off the coast of san francisco, a giant wave swept over them and race organizers say three of the crew members were severely injured. a women on two men and the women needs to get treatment for what they think are cracked ribs that she is suffering from. she needs to get the treatment as soon as possible. >> a plane with paratroopers on board were able to drop medical supplies but it was too stormy
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for them to descend on the boat and airlift the injured sailors to safety. >> it was subsiding and it was bad enough that the parrotry troopers that were supposed to jump, to get an eve havingiation done weren't able to jump. that's why we went to plan b and the rescue is still taking place. >> reporter: that rescue, might now, the coast guard cutter is on its way to the yacht and the injured sailors. helicopters are enroute and some of their paratroopers will descend on the yacht to give the crew members much needed medical attention. that is supposed to happen at 10:00 this morning. allie rasmus, channel two news. they will be pounding the coast down today. there is a high surf warning. swells could reach 20 feet high with breakers topping 25 feet.
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some may get a thrill watching the waves, these are dangerous swimming conditions. rip currents are strong in popular areas including stun son and ocean beach. >> this is back to normal this morning. the panoramic hay was closed throughout the afternoon yesterday. >> battered hillside caused a mudslide and at the state park. >> this, i guess, has been an especially quick slide season. we didn't have a very, we didn't have a lot of rain in december or january. but now, we have been getting it. >> public works crew removed some of the 70 yards of debris. they have forced marin county to perform mudslide controls. this time yesterday morning, a 100-foot fir tree fell. a resident who lives yards away heard the crash and thought the tree landed on her house.
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it did take down electrical wires but power is restored to the area after being out for much of the day. >> they are threat investigating a hit and run crash. it happened at 1:30 yesterday afternoon at the intersection of holland beck avenue and danforth drive. they sped away and was found and arrested. both of the victims suffered major injuries. the family of a girl hit and killed on the way to school has made a claim. she was in a crosswalk at gloria way and bay walk. few steps away from her mother when she was hit. the family claims knew the intersection was dangerous and did not do anything to increase pedestrian safety. the claim will be presented to the city council on tuesday. the family attorney says if the claim is rejected, the family plans to sue the city. in fairfield, a woman was
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stabbed to death and her body left behind a home. officers say it was yesterday morning when the victim's body was located near the intersection of fourth and idaho streets. the woman's name is not released. she is between 18 and 20 years old. so far, no word on a suspect or possible motive. >> notorious past, more than 10,000 people packed the oracle arena. this is the return of the dance event. during which two men died from taking ecstasy and eight people got sick and 70 were arrested on drug charges. this included a water cooling station and texting service. >> to allow people in the stands to easily communicate that there is a security issue. if they need help with something or someone is not feeling well. >> we noticed increased security inside and out the arena and watched at one youngle woman was turned away
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because she was too drunk. those who put on a show were committed to providing a fun and safe environment. >> at the university of kentucky turned violent overnight. a group of students overturned cars and light vehicles and couches on fire. they posted this on you tube as well as the school's online newspaper. they were dispatched to the school and used pepper spray to break up the crowd. officers had been preparing for the possibility of post game violence even though it was the semifinalle game and not the championship game. there were about 15 arrests and 13 separate fires. there were also a few minor injuries. coming up in eight minutes, we will have highlights of the victory that set off the rioting. and stanford university prepares for the final four and against one of the most dominating players in college
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basketball. today the highway patrol begin as crackdown on distracting driver. they are looking for people who are eating or doing other dangerous things behind the wheel. they say distracted driving can lead to speeding and a number of other violations without the driver realizing it. the rain is gone but the win and temperatures have gone down. want to check in with rosemary. you say 15 degrees cooler than yesterday. >> we are definitely going to fill it outside our doors. it as breezy one and with the sunshining up above. it is a chilly start. break out the wind breaker, you will need it for this morning. even into the afternoon. we expect to see the breeze continue. what a gorgeous start to the morning. most of us dealing with the conditions. and monterey reporting a few light showers. >> we check some of the wave heights as well as the gusts. high surf advisory and some of
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the largest swells expected this morning with high tide. 21 feet. it looks like just off the coast of santa cruz and half moon bay by 21 miles there. this will continue for today. gusting to 36 miles an hour. right off the coastline there. we go inland a little bit. gusting to 23 and gusting to 26 miles an hour near the bay bridge. again, talking about how breezy it is out there. and fairly we had spread. take a look at the winds reported around the area from santa rosa. and not too bad. light breeze here and we are watching them pick up near area of mountain view and reporting gusts of 24 miles an hour and 23 at sfo and inland areas around livermore. concord had gusts to 25 miles an hour. >> little bit earlier this morning. 46 in concord and 49 in oakland and in hayward. we could stand something chillier. when you include the breeze out
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there. the windchill factor drives this down. definitely a cool one. the system pulling out of here. high pressure building in by the afternoon. we are right in between and the pressure gradient picking up the winds. five to 20 miles an hour. expect it for the afternoon. we will be slightly warmer. we are well below average. still, low 60s in the forecast for the afternoon. 64 mountain view. i will check actually redwood city. it should be 53. 53 in santa rosa. notice the warm up tomorrow. monday is going to be the nicest day of the next severalle days. increasing clouds. purchase perhapses an evening shower. and then thursday mostly cloudy skies and cooling back into the early 50s for the afternoon high. we will show you the tuesday rain afternoon model coming up. >> we may never know the names of the jackpot winters. the choice they can make and
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who will have the option. >> gabrielle giffords wants to focus on rehab. what her supporters and financial backers are urging her to do. >> they gave financially strapped students extra money. what the university is trying to do to get the cash back. >> live look outside. that is the san mateo bridge. highway patrol issuing a high wind advisory in the bay area. cameras shaking a little bit there as they make their way to the peninsula and to the east bay. time now is 7-11. watching mornings on 2. ?ú??b??? ???c??@?????c:ow
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. rise and shine. you can see the city back there. what a beautiful start to the
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morning. time now is 7:13. the pope is celebrating holy week. this is the palm sunday mass. pope benedict returned from a trip from mexico and cuba. he he agreed to make good friday a holiday. mass was held in jerusalem's old city. this is where the catholic's believe he jesus christ made a return to the city. this is the mass of congregations and will go with the donkey to the mount olive retracing his route from 2,000 years ago. hillary clinton is in the middle east to discuss security in the region. she arrived in istanbul, turkey in how to end the syrian crackdown. it involved 60 nations forming a strategy to deal with the ongoing violence and p sending aid to the country's refugees.
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>> regime forces continue to shell and target polices of worship. yesterday connect clinton addressed the nuclear program in saudi arabia. announced iran and six world powers will meet in turkey next month for a new round of negotiations. raised the possibility of a regional missile defense system against an air rainian at that time tack. former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords might be making a comeback. she received a standing ovation from fellow lawmakers when she stepped down last january. she wanted to focus on rehabbing after surviving the shooting rampage last year. supporters and advisors have urged her to run for the house or senate in 2014. she still has nearly a million dollars in campaign fund. even if she doesn't run, she holds political clout and donate that money to various
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campaigns. ucla said a mistaken financial aid led to thousands of students being overpaid. >> 7,000 students were paid twice last week when payments were sent out. university has e-mailed all the effected student and apologized and now the university is trying to get the money back. >> i went and had $10,000. i said it is a lot of money. >> it should be given back. as it is we are in such a financial crisis with the whole system. this would only make it worse. the university said it will reverse the deposits for those who kept the money. it is not clear how the error occurred. the kentucky wildcats are the favorites to win the championship. they beat cross state rival louisville. freshman and player of the year anthony davis had 18-points and a few dunks. kentucky will play the kansas jay hawks monday night in the
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championship game. kansas came from behind to edge ohio state. and this evening stanford is competing in denver. lady cardinals lost one game this season. huff, they are under are dogs against the undevoted in the country. we have a great player and now a rising star, and you see how they treat each other and talk about each other. they have a great relationship and that does permeate the team. >> they are trying to be the first team in women's basketball to go a perfect 40 and zero. they are led by 6'8"-inch superstar brittany griiner. >> the identities of the winners in kansas, illinois and maryland. we may never know go of them. kansas and maryland has the option of remaining anonymous. that is not the case in
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illinois where a winner's name and home city are made public. people are anxious to know the must multimillionaire. >> everyone is super excited. >> lot of people coming in and checking their tickets. lots of conversation going on. meeting out in the parking lot and trying to find out who the winner was. >> the 7-11 store in maryland where a quick pick ticket matching all the numbers will receive $100,000 bonus. three winners will be getting more than $200 million each before taxes. the republican presidential candidates are stumping in wisconsin. ahead of the critical primary. >> we have got to take back america and we have to get it right. we have to make sure we never again apologize for success in america. and never again apologize for america abroad. . >> last night frontrunner mitt romney spoke at a dipper.
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he spoke about his business credentials and the importance for the u.s. to exert its economic strength worldwide. a poll shows romney loading rick santorum by 7 points. >> reagan said that shining city on the hill. >> that shining city on the hill isn't just for us to look at. it is (mark) not for us to admire within the city. it is a beacon for the world. santorum spoke at the same dinner last night. political analysts are watching wisconsin carefully as they will hold a recall vote on the republican governor in june. newt gingrich told a wisconsin crowd. this is the most important election of their lifetime. >> there is an entire elitest collection of people who believe that they know better than us. that they are going to redefine for us and in fact, dictate to us. >> gingrich spoke to conservatives at the faith and freedom coalition rally. he thanked the audience for working on a grass roots
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campaign to take power back from washington. bay area will play host to another presidential candidate. ron paul will speak at uc berkeley's auditorium this thursday night. free event starts at 9:00. seats are limited. the event is sponsored by a student group promoting limited government and free market system. >> they claimed a third life. human remains were found in the burned home of a woman who is missing since the fire started. an elderly couple died in the wildfire. it is now about 90% contained. some people were told they may be evacuated any any moment. the fire is believed to have started from a controlled burn. more than two dozen homes have been destroyed or damaged. japan's -- japan recovers from last year's tsunami. what they say about the chance force another one. >> people in the path of
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tornadoes. outside our doors, we are drying out. mostly sunny skies. the breeze is blowing. it is a cold one. temperature it is expected for sunday and the week ahead, coming up. hey, that's the last crescent.
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. some drivers had to renegotiate around a guyser. you see the--geyser hit 880. they were able to shut off the water in minutes. it appears the car that hit the hydrant droveaway. earthquake hit california last night. it struck near the geysers in sonoma county. it was a mile deep. they produce a lot of small quakes because of the gee yo thermal power plants and also -- geothermal power
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plants. earthquake experts are warning that japan faces high risk of giant tsunami. last year's quake triggered a tsunami that killed thousands of people. they now suggest that an another quake would unleash a tsunami 112 feet high. previous forecasts predicted half the size. newer vision is based on last year's quake and tsunami along the northeastern coast. >> they are experimenting with the new tornado warning aimed to scare people into seeking shelters. people ignored warnings before the deadly tornadoes in missouri and alabama. so the new impact businessed warnings will describe how much damage a storm can cause. >> messages include complete destruction to neighborhoods and mass devastation to an area making it unrecognizable to survivors. >> absolutely. >> the time now is 7:24.
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>> a warning for people heading outside right now. it is windy. rosemary watching the changes conditions for us now. good morning. it is a brisk start out there. we will have brisk conditions as well. packing a bit of a punch. they are piercing this morning. sitting in the low to mid-40s. when you add that win, it will cut right through you. giving you a live look. and we have a low clouds. you can see the low clouds there and up close to the coast. radar in the last 24 hours. rain pulling through from a quarter inch of rain in the santa cruz mountains. now we are dry. continues to push to the east today. we have high pressure pushing in and in between. breezy conditions and cloudy skies. >> this is the next chance that a little bit of rain is tuesday afternoon. follow the time stamp right there. we sweep through the evening
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hours. it looks like 10 or 11:00. we wake up and partly cloudy. mostly clear and it looks like. most of the wet rain we do see will be out of here. nothing like what we saw in the last 24 hours. cool one for today. slightly warmer and one to 3 degrees warmer. we will have the sunshine and the wind. and keep that in mind. tomorrow, notably warmer. nice looking day on monday. evening showers a possibility on tuesday night and then we will be cool and little unsettled into thursday. looking out at easter weekend. model is not completely in agreement but we will be dry and mild. back to you. >> skylines went dark. but it was for a good cause. major landmarks turned off their lights as part of earth hour. san francisco is one of the city that is took part in the event. light out went out last night. they stayed off until 9:30. it draws attention to the dangers of climate change.
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in new york city, the lights went out at the empire state building. united nations headquarters and they went dark for the one hour last night. this is what it looked like when the lights went out in india. world life fund say 147 countries observed earth hour this year. >> the event started in 2007 in sydney australia. and quickly went global. three people injured of miles west of san francisco. the coast guard effort underway right now. why the crews couldn't get to the sailors last night. >> impress sod in iran for a month opened up about their ordeal. what they are asking all governments to end.
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going to is much like the ones you see here docked here. these boats and the one that got into trouble this weekend, they are taking part in the clipper around the world yacht race. we will show you the yacht and crew. this is you tube video of the geraldton clipper. they left china to sail forever oakland. they were 4 miles off the coast of oakland. and they injured some of the crew members. one female and two male crew members were injured. they were told to have pelvic injuries and the female member has cracked ribs. yesterday, a coast guard cargo plane flew over the yacht. that is part of the mission. they were able to drop off medical supplies and it was too stormy for them to airlift the injured sailors to safety. >> they were certainly in need of immediate medical attention. the medical supplies that we
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were able to drop last night at about 7:30 in the evening. certainly helped. >> they helped but the crew members do need more serious medical attention. this is to send the ship you are looking at. and they are also sending coast guard helicopters to the injured crew members. they are british citizens. third one is australian and the hope is that by 10:00 a.m., they will be able to be seen by coast guard emt's to get treatment and airlifted to a bay area hospital. allie rasmus, channel 2 news. first lady michelle obama commissioned a coast guard cutter in alameda this weekend. mrs. obama braved the downpour for the commissioning ceremony of the coast guard cutter strattn and she praised the
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women who oversaw the women's reserve of the coast guard known as the spars. >> women are heros. they served this country so bravely and broke so many barriers. >> it is special for everyone and all the ladies in tickle and named after captain stratton, who was the first woman in the coast guard. >> 44 former sparse were at the event. he will see lark inwas supposed to be there as the first lady's special guest and the bad weather forced her to stay in the hospital. she just had surgery two weeks ago. >> first lady honored taylor swift with a big help award at the kids choice awards. she was recognized for helping tornado and flood survivors and got a taste of the green slime when some of it landed on her. the hikers in prison in
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iran are urging governments to end solitary confinement. sarah shourd, josh fattal and shane bauer spoke yesterday in denver. they were captured along the iraq/iran border. tehran accused them of spying. they told the peace conference of being locked up in a tiny cell for months. showered was released in 2010 and fat tall and baer were released a year later. he wandered away from his home 2:30 yesterday afternoon. they considered him at risk because he had a stroke that made it difficult for him to talk and difficult to walk. >> they returned him to his family. missing morgan hill teenager searches will end after today. the klaas kids foundation have organized the parties. and they showed up each day to find clues in the 15-year-old's
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disappearance. and alex smith, the quarterback was among the people donating his time. his friends and family will be taking the lead in organizing searches. >> i think we will probably move towards a weekend search kind after dynamic. >> there is a lot of factors that have to be taken into consideration. which is the burnout factor. we want people to stay fresh and enthusiastic. >> lamar is missing for more than two weeks. they believe she may have been kidnapped. >> organizing protests is part of a national day of action organized by the western regional advocacy project. san francisco objecting buyers say they plan to take over a building and use it as a shelter and social center. the rally and march begins at four this afternoon at union scare. half cent sales tax increase goes into effect in fairfax. they approved it as a way to deal with the budget deficit.
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they join novato and san rafael with a 8.5% sales tax. city of fairfield is in financial trouble. they will meet on you tuesday to decide whether or not to declare a fiscal emergency. fairfield manager sean quinn said $44 million has been seized from the city that deal with the budget crisis in sacramento. they can no longer make budget cuts and meet services. high-speed rail project costs was lowered. but that does not mean lawmakers like it any better. it would stop short of going directly into the bay area in los angelesle and instead connect with already existing rail lines in the areas. any lawmakers say it is too different from the ones the voters approved years ago. >> parts of the sierra will get a dusting today. we will show you a live picture on interstate 80.
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a winter weather advisory ended at 5:00 this morning but the tail end of this storm system brings upper elevations and truck key motorists are being told to bring theirs along. >> people heading to nevada were caught in heavy snow and having trouble putting chains on to their tires. >> how long does it take four men to chain up. >> we are almost done. >> when did you start? >> i am from hawaii. four to continue inches are were predicted to fall in areas above # thousand feet yesterday. wind gusts topped six muir. stay tuned. ahead, we have the exclusive video of a skier he trapped in a snowbank and the recovery underway. >> that is one of the wettest mores we have had in awhile. we will check in with rosemary. any showers lingering out
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there. >> we have a chance by tuesday night. and couple of dry days it. and waking up and the big story is how breezy and chilly it is out there. a lot colder than where we started yesterday. and our temperatures plunged. giving you a live look there. the wind helping to bring us good visibility out there. right along the coast. haze and a low cloud cover. the rest of us dealing with sunny skies. look at storm tracker, see the snow showers and down to about 3,000 feet. it is an isolated shower. check the roadways. that is down into the foothills. that is midmorning before the system pulls east and we will be over the great basin. >> we are dealing with the win. 10 to 15 miles an hour. and the gusts to 20 have seen the let up a little bit in the last hour or so. you can see areas around oakland and still six
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northwesterly and in concord for 14 miles an hour. light breeze over the north bay and northwesterly brisk breeze will be with us for the afternoon. 44 in napa. and the windchill factor. it will make it feel five to 7 degrees cooler than what the numbers read. ises right around -- it is right around san jose. and enjoy the beautiful view from inside your home. other coppic of note. high surface warning. doesn't expire until tomorrow morning. with high tide at this hour, we are looking at some of the highest surfs that we are ex he picking. so, again, a little bit dangerous along the seas. and satellite radar. time lapse here. you can see the system pushing off to the east. high ridge of pressure will be behind it. brings in the dry conditions. today, slightly warmer. we are cool for this time of lo
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they will continue. if you are 64 degrees and no wind. you are feeling pretty good. and 64 degrees outside the door today and wind is blowing. that is cool. >> 61 in hayward and for san rafael and in the city. along the coast with a little bit of minor coastal flooding. high surf warning as well as a high tide going on this morning. 64 mountain view and 65 san jose and morgan hill. he can tended forecast, notice the jump a nice big warm up expected for monday. don't normally care for minutes. you might like tomorrow. 63 degrees is the average. then we cool off once again. possibility of some rain as we mentioned earlier. tuesday night into wednesday. doesn't look like a whole lot. i will show you the model coming up. >> linsanity. not any more. >> in palo alto, jeremy lin will undergo knee surgery.
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he has a small chronic meniscus tear. they will side line him for sick weeks. he will be out for the rest of the regular season which wraps up on april 26th. he could perhaps play if the knicks do make a deep playoff run. >> your time is # 40:00. what some -- 740. what they are doing to get perks. >> this is one year after brian stow was beaten outside of dodgers stadium. >> that is interstate 880 in oakland. remember, it is windy in lots of the parts of the bay area. and right now there is a win advisory by the chp. time now is # 41:00. you are -- time now is 7:41. you are watching "mornings on 2".
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. good morning to you. rough season starts again today. high surf warning lasting through tomorrow morning. >> a bay area woman is recovering after a terrifying experience on the ski slopes. exclusive video of crews trying to rescue jacobsen. she was skiing with her husband at tahoe two weeks ago and fell into a creek bed. she landed upside down. you can see the bottom of her skis in the snowbank. her husband is wearing the green sweatshirt and sunk to his chest while trying to dig her out. she was in there for nearly 30 minutes. couldn't breathe and could not hear anything. >> no. silence. >> i was screaming. >> to be calm and not move.
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and the fact that she couldn't hear me. you know, that is hard for me. i wanted her to know i was there. >> christian jacobsen suffered a bruised lung and is already back skiing again. everyone should remain on groomed trails and if you decide to ski in through the trees or deep powder. ski with a partner and keep them in view at all times and carry the proper equipment. >> it was one year ago giants fan brian stow was attacked outside of dodger's stadium. he suffered brain damage. this is the brain association of california that will benefit from the funds. two teens took part in support of bryan sto. w and members of his family. >> more research needs to be done on traumatic brain injuries. >> people need to know about
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it. >> bryan stow is undergoing rehabilitation in an undisclosed facility. the family said he is wheelchair bound and needs four hour assistance. a san diego woman faces charges of the death of her 4-year-old son. patricia corby was arrested yesterday after she flagged down a police sergeant at a sub station and directed the sergeant to her parked car. inside the vehicle, he found the boy who was not breathing. investigators say they believe she killed her son and then drove him to the police station. the child's father was at work at the time. an autopsy on the boy has not yet been performed. in washington, two people are feared dead after a large fire spread through a marina. they believe the couple became trapped on a burning boat that sank being during the fire. it destroyed much of the dock and several other boat early friday. firefighters had a hard time knocking down the flames. they didn't have a fire boat and the cause is still being
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investigated. chief of police is promising to get to the bottom of an officer involved shooting. the chief answered questions at a community meeting. officers shot and killed 19 year owed kendrick last saturday. it happened after a 9-1-1 caller reported being robbed by two men with guns. police thought he was a suspect. they say he ran from them with his hand on his waist. they discovered that he was unarmed and the armed robbery report turned out to be false much the man who made the fake report has been arrested. trayvon martin case is drawer drawing more protestors into the streets. >> what do we want? >> when do we want it? >> people carrying signs and wearing t-shirts with the teen's image marched to the sanford police in florida yesterday with reverends al sharp ton and jesse jackson. george zimmerman fatally shot
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trayvon last month. protestors want him arrested. >> with a record of attacking law enforcement, who and points himself as a neighborhood watchman. can shoot somebody and not even get arrested. enough is enough. there has been some debate about who is heard screaming tore help on 9-1-1 tapes from the night of the shooting. trayvon martin or george zimmerman. the orlando sentinel reports that it was not george zimmerman. >> we understand from day one, we know our kid's voice. we knew that. that is the police department that is in denial. justice needs to be served. >> now, it is proven. does it make a difference? big difference. there should be an arrest now? >> candlelight vigil for trayvon martin was held in miramar football field where he used to play.
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unlike the rallies calling for justice, it was more about remembering the teenager. group of vietnam veterans are receiving a welcome home celebration. thousands paid tribute. the celebration included a replica of the wall of those killed during the war. those add attending the ceremony say it is a long time coming for the people hoping to spread democracy. >> what it means, it is the world and the nation. that we are not going anywhere. we are still here. >> more than 58,000 americans were killed in the vietnam war. and more than 150,000 were injured and nearly 1700 are listed as missing. hopes are high in miles an hour march where a -- miramar where they may hold office for the first time. they will elect nobel laureate
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to a legislative seat. it is a vote of the test of the covet's commitment to transition from military rule. this is the first time in two decades that people have been able to vote for his party. a car factory in thigh beland is now open when -- in thailand, it is a company mile stone. they promise the factory will not be moved from thailand. it is honda's biggest asian market. they will produce 2,000 car as year. >> many companies are cutting pay and benefits. some are offering interesting job perks to off set worker frustration. >> they are going beyond the usual health and financial perks to keep and attract worker he is. this is called natural habitat adventures much the dogs run free and the beer flows all day. >> we try to make it like home.
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we have dogs running all over the office. lots of the staff love dogs here in boulder, colorado. we have beer on tap. we can't hit it all day long. we have to work. we have a health club here. cafeteria with organic food. toy company mattel offers half day friday and dry cleaning. other perks out there is concierge service and at your desk meditation and massages. >> new technology being used by advertisers is causing privacy concerns. they are now using facial recognition technology to better target customers. it registers someone's age, gender and the distan between the eyes to target ads. some are worried about the images being captured and how they are used. >> there is the technical side to it. how we keep it from getting in the wrong hands. it is in the unethical or
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illegal manner. >> facial recognition ads are in a few locations so far. adidas and craft foods in las vegas are testing it out. >> they are using the technology to register the age and male to female ratio of patrons. >> people are missing entire tv channel it is because of disagreement between direct tv and tribune broadcasting. how much direct tv should pay tribune. when he they didn't reach a deal by midnight. they had to block out the 21 stations in the medium market including sacramento and chicago. they both expect to hammer out a deal soon. >> the "hunger games" continues to rule the weekend box office. >> i volunteer. the movie took in 18.9 million
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touchdown on friday. "the hunger games" is expected to come out on top. wrath of the titans should come in second place followed by "mirror, mirror." >> no april fool's joke. >> it is april fool's day. >> but google is serving funny jokes about you tube. we will introduce you to the you tube collection. it is try outside the doors this morning. you still need a jacket. it is breezy and chilly. take a look at what you can expect for your sunday, coming up.
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home on dvd. they said it is an hour of video uploaded every second. they will receive a new truck load of dvds every week. >> ahead of oracle is 0-2 and larry ellison is reporting to the memphis grizzlies about buying the franchise. they are blocking any attempt to relocate the team to the south bay. told his attorney to stop negotiating with ellison and saying they are out of memphis. >> ellison tried. to guy the golden state warriors in 2010. the game between the as and the giants begins tomorrow night. they were in arizona this year. they play tomorrow and wednesday at at&t park and at the coliseum on tuesday night. breeze series is somewhat -- preseason game is unusual. they played two regular season games against the seattle mariners in japan. game that is they split.
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it is a little odd. if you are waking up this morning and thinking, it feels a little colder. you are right. rosemary is watching the temperatures. chilly out there. >> whole 10 to 15 degrees colder than yesterday morning. the heater may be working overtime. >> sitting in the 40s. we are not near freezing. it is breezy out there. and that is making, it is even colder than that. >> how much rain did we see in the last 24 hours. from a quarter hour to an inch. and in redwood city. 63/100th in oakland and three quarters of an inch in napa. and in the santa cruz area. an inch or 3/10th or so. we have mostly clear skies this morning. see a few clouds off the coast. northwesterly breeze keeps you mostly clear. few high passing clouds and going to be warmer. temperatures ranging in the upper 60s to the low 70s. by tuesday afternoon. the rain to the north.
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watch as it slides across the area. don't see anything but the moisture and cloud cover will be over us and chance for a few sprinkles tuesday night. afternoon highs will drop back once again for wednesday, thursday. meanwhile, today, it is going to be dry, breezy and cool. not too bad and tomorrow looks to be pretty fabulous. back to you. >> fight between two groups of people ends in gunfire at a san francisco restaurant. >> they are expected to reach sailors stranded hundreds of miles away from the coastline. we will update their progress live.
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jeb they are stranded on the yacht. we will tell you about the rescue mission to get them safe. >> that major west swell is peeking this morning. we will have details on the high surf warning coming up. >> it gets wild and racy as cars gets overturned and set on fire overnight. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is "mornings on 2". welcome back to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, april 1st. i am claudine wong. >> i am mike mibach.
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it is a cold and windy start out there. we will throw it over to rosemary for a check of the forecast. >> yes, good morning to you. temperature it is sitting in the 40s. breezy, gusty and last throughout the afternoon. hue surf advisory until tomorrow morning. high tide this morning. we are seeing some of the highest waves from 25 to 28 feet breakers and 22 expected throughout the day. the rip currents. sneaker waves and the rain runoff. we could see coastal flooding. and in store for the coast today. for the rest of us. it is a cool breezy afternoon. look at your forecast coming up in just a moment. >> coast guard cutter is aiming to take it in the pacific. >> stormy seas disabled their boat in a race around the world. allie rasmus is live now in oakland's scare. allie rasmus? >> reporter: the coast guard operation is getting underway
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right now. they are headed off the coast of california to get to the damaged yacht and injured crew member that you mentioned. the yacht they are trying to get to is similar to the one docked here at jack london square. these 65-foot long boats and the one that got into trouble are all taking part in the clipper around the world yacht race. the most recent leg of the race took them from china to oakland. several of the boats that you can see. they are back here safe. and the crew of the geraldton, australia ran into trouble. this is video of the crew. from the start of the race. it started last july. this saturday, when the crew was just about 400 miles from the bay area. they hit stormy weather and a guy want wave slammed into the yacht. one female and two crew members were injured. the female crew member is the most seriously injured. she has cracked ribs and they need to be airlifted to a bay area hospital. they tried to get to the crew by cargo ship.
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it is based o out of sacramento and able to drop medical supplies to the yacht. it was too choppy for them to repel on to the yacht. >> it is still bad enough that the para jumpers that were supposed to jump and get a medical evaluation done weren't able to jump. that's why we went to plan b and the rescue is still taking place. >> right now the coast guard cutter is on the way to the yacht in the middle of the pacific. this is the picture of the coast guard cutter and helicopter resist on the way to the yacht and some of their para jumpers. and it is for them to did he skin and get on the yacht. and em. 's will be able to treat the crew members. two of the injured crew minutes are british and one is australian. they want to airlift one of the serious crew members to a
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hospital. this is pested to happen around 10:00 this morning. live in oakland, allie rasmus, channel 2 news. >> they will pound the coast from sonoma county down to monterey. there is a high surf warning. check out the conditions along the coast. swells could reach 20 feet high with waves topping 25 feet. some will get a thrill. there are dangerous conditions. rip current resist strong in pop already areas. and ocean beaches. >> new this morning. clean up crews are headed to another mudslide in the north bay. this is now blocked. the slide happened less than 30 minutes ago. >> traffic along the roadway in marin county is back open. >> the panoramic highway throughout the afternoon yesterday gave way and caused a slide near stinson beach to the campground at the state park. >> this, i guess has been an
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especially quick slide season. we didn't have a very, we didn't have a lot of rain in december or january. now, we have been getting it. >> public works crew removed some # 0 yards of debris. recent rain forced marin county to conduct mudslide patrols in the area. another north bay road hit by a mudslide. it is reopen. 100 not fir tree fell in clover dale and it is yards away. heard the crash and the tree landed on her house. it did take down electrical wires. power is restored to the area after being out for much of the day. >> in overnight news. they are searching for the gunman who shot and injured a teenager. it happened at the mr. pizza man restaurant. they say the gunman shot the teenager he in the finger after the two got in an argument. >> investigators have not released the names of the victims or any possible
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suspects. they are investigating a hit and run crash that injured two people. >> it happened around 2:30 in the after none. >> police say they sped away from the scene and found in loss allot toast and arrested -- los altos. a girl hit and killed on the way to school has, her namely made a wrongful death suit. she was in a crosswalk at gloria way and bay road last september september. just a few steps away from her mother when she was hit. the family claims they knew it was dangerous. didn't do anything to increase pedestrian safety. it will be presented to the city council on tuesday. the family attorney said if the claim is rejected, the family plans to sue the city. >> an avenue with a past went more smoothly this year. they packed pop 201 in oakland. this is the return of the electron i can dance music
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event after pop 2010 in san francisco during which two men died from taking ecstasy and eight people got sick and 70 were arrested on drug charges. new safety measures included a water cooling station and texting service. to allow people in the stands to easily communicate, if there is a security issue or help with something or someone is not feeling well. >> we notice increased security inside and outside. and watch as one young woman is turned away. she appeared too intoxicated. those who put on the show say they were committed to providing a fun and safe environment. >> a basketball celebration at university of kentucky turned violent overnight. a group of students over turned cars and lit vehicles and coaches on fire. they posted this on you tube as well as on the on line newspaper. they used pepper spray to break
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up the crowd. officers had been preparing for the possibility of post game ville violence. even though it was a semifinal. there were 15 arrests and 39 separate fires. mostly to sofas and trash bibs. also a few mainor injuries. >> coming up in about eight minutes. we will have highlights that set off the rioting. plus a stanford university prepares for the final four and their battle against the most dominating player in women's college basketball. >> today, the highway patrol bins a month long crackdown on distracted driving. they are also looking for people who are eating or doing other dangerous things behind the wheel. officers say distracting driving can lead to speeding and other violations without the driver ever realizing it. >> good morning to you. live look from san rafael. little bit out there this
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morning. we have clouds up along the coastline and mostly clear in some cases and mostly cloudy for today. we will show you in 24 hours. the system is clear. pushing off to the east and over tahoe this morning. they are drying out as well. later this morning. snow levels down to 3,000 feet. >> here and now, it is a chilly start. wind gusting at times. 20 to 25 miles an hour. oakland and the hills reporting 28 miles an hour. and 22 in san francisco. 17 miles an hour in mountain view. 23 in fairfield and around the bay area. light to moderate breeze. anywhere from 15 to 20 miles an hour. look at the temps this morning. 45 in napa. and 47 in concord. 49 in oakland. upper 40s in hayward. 40 in san francisco. redwood city. counsel into palo alto and mountainview and in livermore. we will continue with this as we progress through the afternoon.
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the mostly clear skies. 24 hour loop system pushing off to the east. saw anywhere from a quarter inch of rain into the santa cruz mountains. chilly start. wins continuing for the afternoon. warmer than yesterday. and below affirm for this time of year. >> 59 for pacifica this afternoon. 63 in redwood city and san jose. and in fremont. looking at 63 for livermore and antioch. head to the north. low 60s the saab rafael and santa rosa. 50 degrees in the city. extended forecast. shows you our warming trend will continue at least through monday before we back off once again. increasing clouds. tuesday night. we could pick up a pringle and that will remain with us through wednesday and thursday. dry and cool upper 50s in the forecast there. and that will be the warmest day of the next several days. meanwhile we are warming up over the course of the next
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several hours. we will look at the lunchtime hours in just a bit. >> it was the largest prize and why we may never know who is taking home the record breaking jackpot. >> just sat down from her position in congress. the new indication that gabrielle giffords may now be making a return. >> first, a check on traffic. this is the last couple of minutes. over there on eastbound 80. and we got a little bit better. chp is on the right side of the screen. they are cleaning up a rollover accident right now. be careful if you are headed over there. time now is 8:11. you are watching "mornings on 2".
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. all right. we want to give you a live look back at inter state 80. this is ashby, and the ambulances pulled up to the scene. focus the attention on the right side of the screen. there for two vehicles up the embankment. they were on their roofs. it looks like there are injuries there. still working the scene. they have two lanes blocked off and traffic moving slowly through there now. the pope is celebrating the start of the holy week. a few minutes ago he started the mass at st. peter's square. and mass was held in the jerusalem where jesus krys made his return to the holy city.
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good friday is now a holiday in cuba. and during the trip, cuba agreed to the pope's request to make good friday a holiday. that means government workers will have the day off this coming friday. >> that's the first time it is officially celebrated since the cuban revolution. ucla said a mistake in the financial aid office led to thousands of students being overpaid. they were paid twice when financial aid payments were september out. the university has e-mailed all the effected students and apologized about the error. now, they are trying to get the money back. >> i had like $10,000. that's a lot of money. in all fairness it should be given back and we are in such a financial crisis. and this would only make it worse. >> the university said it will reverse the deposits for those that kept the money. it is not clear how the error occurred. >> they are the favorite to win
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the basketball championship. last night they beat louisville and freshman and player of the year anthony davis had 18 points and that slam dunk. they watched the game at the superdome in new orleans. they will play them in the championship game. kansas came from behind to believe ohio state 64-64. this evening, sanford is competing in the final four. lady cardinals have lost one game this season. they are clear underdogs against the undevoted number 1 team in the country. baylor university. although stanford is led by the mckay sisters. >> we have a great prior and rising star. and they treat each other and talk about each other. they have a great relationship. and that sister hood does permeate our team. they are trying to be the first team to go a perfect 40-0. they are led by 6'8" superstar
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brittany reiner. >> the identity of mega millions winners in kansas, illinois and maryland. we may never know two of them. kansas and maryland has the option of remaining anonymous but in illinois, the name resist made public. they are anxious to know the new multimillionaire. >> lots of people are coming in and checking the tickets. lots of conversation going on. lots of meeting out in the parking lot and trying to find out who the winner was. >> the 7-11 store where a quick pick ticket matching all the numbers sole will receive a bonus. the three winners will be getting more than $200 million each before taxes. the republican presidential candidate are sumping in wisconsin ahead of the primary. >> we have got to take back america. and we have got to get it right. we have to make sure we never
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again apologize for success in americaful and never again apologize for america and brad. >> last night frontrunner mitt romney spoke at a reagan dinner and talked about the business credentials and for the u.s. to exert the economic strength worldwide. it shows them leading rick santorum by 7 points in wisconsin. >> reagan shade the shining city on the hill. >> that shining city on the hill isn't just for us to look at. it is not for us to admire within the city. it is a beacon for the world. >> santorum spoke at the same dinner. political analysts are watching wisconsin quite carefully as they will hold a recall vote on the republican governor in june. >> newt gingrich told a crowd, this is the most important election of their lifetime. >> elitest collection of people think they know better for us
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and will redefine for us and in fact, dictate to us. >> gingrich spoke to conserves at the faith and freedom rally. he thanked the audience for working on grass roots campaign to take power back from washington. they will host another candidate. ron paul will speak at uc berkeley's auditorium this thursday night. it is open to the public and seats are limited. the event is sponsored by a student group promoting government. hillary clinton is in the middle east for critical talks over security in that region. she arrived in istanbul, turkey for today's meeting on how to enthe crackdown on protestors of they involved 60 nations to deal with the object going violence and sending aid to the country's reif you have gees. >> they continue to shell civilians. lay siege to neighborhoods and target places of worship.
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>> yesterday, secretary clinton addressed the iran program in sudden did i arabia. she announced iran and six world powers will meet in turkey for a new round of negotiations. she raised the possibility of a regional missile defense system against iranian attack. congresswoman gabrielle giffords might be making a comeback. she received a standing ovation from lawmakers when she stepped down last january. she wanted to refocus on rehabbing after a shooting spree last year. they are urging her to run for the house or senate in 2014. she has nearly a million dollars in campaign funds. even if she doesn't run, she holds political clout and can donate the money in to various campaigns. >> i didn't feel it. but maybe you did. the area that was rattled by an earthquake last night.
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>> the reason city hall went dark and it wasn't because of a power outage. drier, stable air is moving into the bay area for your sunday. going to help keep the wind blowing outside. it is a cooler start. we will look at the temps and what you can expect for the week ahead coming up. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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. weave been tell august -- telling you -- we have been telling you about this. and you have chances and fire department out there -- you have ambulances and bunch of sand in the fifth lane. they closed down two lanes. expect delays if you are heading eastbound through berkeley this morning. >> well, some drivers in oakland had to navigate around the geyser after a car hit a fire hydrant. >> it is fifth and madison streets. it shot up so high and reached interstate 80. firefighters were able to hit it. and cars that hit the hydrant drove away. 4.3 earthquake hit northern california last night. it struck near the geysers before 6:30. it as mile deep. it produces a lot of small
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quakes and the geothermal power plants. and there is also a 3.2 quake near clear lake around 7:15 last night. they are warning that japan faces the risk of another giant tsunami. >> it triggered a tsunami that killed 20,000 people. government commission report now suggests that at that similar magnitude quake would release a tsunami 112 feet high. they predicted 1/2 that size. it is based on research from last year's quake and tsunami along the coast. they are experimenting with a new tornado warning aimed to scare people into seeking shelter. >> people ignored last year's deadly tornado warnings in missouri and alabama. they will describe how much damage a storm can cause. so the message will include phrases like complete
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destruction to neighborhoods and mass devastation to an area. making it unrecognizable to survivors. >> looking at the live shots. quite different than yesterday. want to check in with rosemary right now. blue skies doesn't mean it is 70 degrees out. >> this is introduce. you may need sunglasses and jack. it is chilly out there. and widespread 40s. most of us. low to mid-and now a slowing rebound that the sun is up. and few low clouds. they are pretty widespread and continue with the northwesterly breeze all day long. even if you are in, maybe the neighborhood is sheltered from the win. outdoors or outdoor shopping. bring along the jacket. the next place you hit might be breezy. we will continue with the high surf warning throughout the day. wave height right outside the gate. looks 20 feet and high tide is experienced right now. for today. temperatures ranging in the
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upper 50s to low 60s from the coast inland. slightly below average and the noon time numbers. and the wind is going to continue throughout the afternoon. high pressure beginning and it is like a transition. we have said good-bye to the storm and we are looking at mostly sunny try weather for a couple of days. this is the warmest day nearing 70-degree asen tuesday, wednesday, thursday. rolling back in the forecast. and a slight chance at a sprinkle. maybe a little bit of rain tuesday night into wednesday. back to you. >> skylines around the world went dark for one hour last night. those who organized the event say it is for a good cause. they turned off their lights as part of earth hour. san francisco is one of the cities that took part in the event. it stayed off until 9:30. it draws attention to the changes of the earth.
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. hope you are having a great morning. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> a coast guard cutter based in al immediate did is rescuing -- alameda is rescuing sailors on a yacht thatten countered rough seas. here is a look at the yacht. it is called the geraldton and it is part of the clipper around the world race. a large wave took out its
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steering and three of the 11 key members suffered back and rib and pelvic injuries. they flew back with para jumpers. but bad weather caused them to call off the jump. rescue crews from the coast guard cutter from san diego plan to parachute down to the sailors and pick up the injured around 10:00 this morning. >> daily searches for missing morgan hill teenager will end after today. volunteers with the klaas kids foundation has organized parties. they have showed up each day to find clues in the 15-year-old's disappearance. yesterday, 49er quarterback alex smith was among the people donating his time. la ma are -- lamar's friend and family will take the lead in organizing the searches. >> we will move toward a weekend search kind of a dynamic. there are factors that have to be taken into consideration,
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not the least of which is the burn out factor. we want them to stay fresh and enthusiastic. >> sierra lamar is missing for more than two weeks. >> they believe she may have been kidnapped. >> missing martinez man is found safe. >> ronald leon wandered away from his home. they considered him at risk because he had a stroke last year that left him unable to talk and made it difficult to walk. >> they found him yesterday and returned him to his family. >> antioch police say a gunman remains on the loose. as we told you yesterday, a group of men was kicked out of the cruiser's saloon. they came back with baseball bats and started a fight. police say one of the men pulled a gun and fired a shot inside the bar killing a 38-year-old man. the victim has not been identified. >> san diego woman is facing charges in connection with the death of her four year old son.
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>> patricia core by was arrested after she -- corby flagged down the sergeant to her parked car. inside the vehicle. he found the boy who was not breathing. >> investigators say they believe she killed him at the apartment and the child's father was at work at the time. and the autopsy has not yet been performed. >> they are promising to get to the bottom of the officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a teenager. they had the shooting yesterday at a committee meeting. they shot and killed them last saturday. it happened after a 9-1-1 caller reported being robbed by two men with guns. police thought mcdade was a suspect. ran from them with his hand on his waist. they later discovered he was unarmed and the armed robbery report turned out to be false. the man who made the fake report has been arrested. >> high-speed rail projects cost may have dropped by
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$98 billion to 68 billion. that does not mean lawmakers make it any better. they stop short of going to the bay area and los angeles and connect with already existing rail lines in the area. >> many lawmakers say the new plan is just too different from the ones voters approved. they go into effect today in fairfax. voter's approve the tax uncrease back in november as a way to dole with the projected budget deficit. they join novato and san rafael as the only cities with a 8% sales tax. >> city of fairfield is in financial trouble. >> city council members will decide whether or not to declare a fiscal emergency. sean quinn says $44 million is seized from the city in the last three years to teal with the budget crisis in sacramento. they can no longer make budget cuts without eliminating
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programs and services. >> three bay area hikers are ending all governments to end sal tier confine meant. they spoke at the amnesty international meeting in denver. they were captured in 2009. at the he ran accused them of spying -- tehran accused them of spying. they were locked up in a cell for months. fat tall and baer were freed a year later after sarah shourd. there is a coast guard cutter it ale la media. >> -- allah med darya folsom. >> -- alameda. >> the u.s. coast guard cutter stratton: the women served with her during world war ii. they oversaw the growth of the reserve known as the spars. >> these women are heros. they served this country so
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bravely and broke so many barriers. >> they involve the ladies in particular and named after captain stratton who was the first woman in the coast guard. >> 44 former spars were at the event. and larkin was supposed to be as the lady's special guest but it forced her to stay in the hospital. she just had surgery two weeks ago. >> michelle obama honored taylor -- they honored taylor swift for volunteer work. she got a taste of the signature glean slime when sop of it got on her. this did not stop the celebration. >> the invitational is among the top surf contest in the world. they come to ride the waves off pillar point and they weren't able to compete this year. >> they held the first andial
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festival to mark the window closing. >> part of this is for the when we don't have a perfect event day. we have great rides and wipe outs to celebrate the-openfully we will have a perfect day. >> it featured live music and giveaways. >> some money raised will go toward the boys and girls club. parts of the sierra may get a dusting today. we will show you a live picture from the cal tran camera up at 80 in truckee and the an advisory ended this morning and might bring flurries to the upper elevations and truckee right there. they are told to bring their chains. that caused quite a few problems. >> people heading to novato that the toe were having trouble putting their chains on
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tires. >> how long does it take four men to chain up. >> we are almost done. >> when did you start? >> 4 inches of snow was predicted to fall. wind gusts. topped 60 miles an hour. good morning to you. live look at the oakland estuary. mostly sunny skies. dry conditions for your sunday. we will be a little breezy and cool. although slightly warmer than yesterday. talking about the flurries over the sierra. and push out mid-morning. we are seeing some over lake tahoe. you want to carry your chains and drying out later today. it is 3,000 feet. and low. >> giving a look back home. it is the wind we are dealing with. and some cases and the gusts will reach 20 to 30 miles an hour. >> a nine in concord as they report six. it is light in livermore all
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morning long. >> it is 15 to 20 miles an hour the and stronger gusts up above in the millions. >> 48 in san jose right now. and right near areas near the park. and concord, livermore, upper 40s. san francisco, 75 degrees. napa, 44 in santa rosa. and cool start. if you are dealing with the breeze outside your door. it is going to feel that much colder. high surf warning continues today. we are electoral colleging at the largest swell. we will finally watch this subside throughout the afternoon evening hours and will expire tomorrow morning and the highest waves being observinged this morning at this hour. and could contribute to a little bit of coastal flooding. the system that brought us to a quarter inch of rain. out of here. partly cloudy skies and the wind will tip. high pressure begins to set up overhead for today and tomorrow. >> 62 degrees in berkeley. and oakland for the afternoon. these numbers.
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five to 10 degrees below the norm and running a little cool for this time of year. >> 64 degrees in mountain view. your extended forecast a nice warming trend. big bump on monday. >> low 70s for the forecast. and it is not going to last. we watch the afternoon high slide as early as tuesday. increasing clouds and few sprinkles tuesday night into wednesday. >> little unsettled on thursday and we will remain try. upper level highs. back to you. >> all right. it is 8:40. time now for your live drive time traffic. we will take you out to highway four in lafayette. it is shining. and still cool out there. and moving along just fine. now the situation on 80. this is ashby avenue. they are in the final stages and out for 40 minutes. two cars went up in the especially bank meant. firefighters were out there. and ambulances a little earlier. they cleared the scene.
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hoping to get the two lanes back up as soon as possible. that is slowing things down again. it is interstate 80 moving through berkeley. >> well the west sidewalk of the golden gate bridge won't be open as expected. they have been sharing the east so sidewalk since jab because of construction on the west sidewalk. >> now it is expected to fast ball completed in mid may. a spokeman said the work is more labor intensive than originally anticipated and recent rains also caused delays. they plan to march through santa rosa. it is part of the statewide united farm worker's campaign and celebration of chavez's birthday. the march will begin at noon in the corner of albertson's supermarket and end with a rally at old courthouse square. >> ahead. bryan stow and a fundraiser to
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. good morning to you.
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rolling hills out there and clear skies over head. we will recap the top stories we are waking up to. auction guard cutter is out on a yet franked in the pacific. it lost steering in stormy seas. and the cutter plans to launch a helicopter that can lift the injured sailors to safety. there is a high surf warning. and it could reach 20 feet high with topping 25 feet. there are dangerous swimming conditions out there as well and rip current at popular places and stinson and ocean beach. >> daily searches for sierra lamar after today. klass -- claas kids are organizing this. there is a house fire in pacifica. start td before 6:00 in the
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morning on inverness drive. it started out as a two alarms. it is a 3-alarm. we will try to contact authorities and bring you an update as soon as we get more information. >> it is one year ago. that giant's fan bryan stow was attacked outside of dodger's stadium. he has brain injury. the fifth annual walk for thought raised $35,000 for the association. this is in support of bryan stow and more research needs to be done on traumatic brain injuries. >> it is the number 2 disability. it people need to know about this. >> bryan stewe is under -- bryan stowe is under
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going rehabilitation and needs 24 hour assistance. only on two. a bay area woman is still riverring after a terrifying experience on the ski slopes. this is crews trying to rescue them. >> they were skiing two weeks ago when she fell into a creek bed. she landed upside down. if you look closely, you can see the bottom of her skis at the snowbank. her husband sunk into his chest trying to dig her out. she was in there for nearly 30 minutes. she couldn't breathe and couldn't hear anything. >> no, silence. >> and i was screaming to be calm and not move and the fact that she couldn't hear me. you know, that is hard for me. i wanted her to know that i was there. >> she suffered some temporary nerve damage and she is already back phone. trayvon martin case is introducing more protestors to the streets. and podium. >> what do we want it.
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when do we want it now. >> people carrying signs and wearing t-shirts with the teen's image. there were reverends al sharptonen a jesse jackson. george zimmerman fatally shot say von last month. >> with a record of attacking law enforcement. and appoints himself as a neighborhood watch man. can shoot somebody and not even get arrested. enough is enough. zimmerman is not charged with a crime. >> there are dispute as to who is yelling on the tape. is it say von or george zimmerman. voice id experts said it is not search zimmerman. here is trayvon's father's
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reaction. >> we know from day one. we know our kid's voice. we knew that. >> it is the sanford police department that is in denial. justice needs to be served. >> now, it is proven. >> it make as big difference. there should be an arrest now. candlelight vigil was hill for trayvon last night. unlike the rallies calling for justice, the vigil was more about remembering the teenager. >> a wildfire in killing has claim add third life. >> remains were found in a burned home. >> an elderly couple also died in the wildfire. it is now 90% contained. some people were toll yesterday they would be evacuated at any moment. >> it started last week. >> more than two dozen homes have been destroyed or damaged. >> vietnam veterans are receiving a welcome home celebration. >> thousands of people came together in north carolina to pay tribute. it included a replica of the
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vietnam memorial war listing those killed during the war. it as long time coming for a group of people hoping to spread democracy. >> never too late the and what it means, that's the world in the nation and wake up to see. we are not going anywhere. >> we are still here. another 150,000 were injured and nearly 1700 are listed as missing. >> hope resist high in miramar where an i can cob may hold public office for the first time. voters turned out in large numbers to elect mobile peace price laureate to a legislative seat. they say if the -- it is a vote to transition from military rule. this is the first time in two decades that people have been able to vote for his party. now a car factory is open
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in thailand after being forced to close. they are marking the opening as a company mileston. they program that the factory will not be moved from thailand. they say it is the biggest asia market. they will if produce 200,000 car as year. people are missing entire tv channels because of a disagreement between direct tv and tribune broadcasting. they have been negotiating how much direct tv should pay tribune to air its content. when they didn't reach an agreement, they had to blackout the stations including wgn and fox 40 in sixers. they expect -- 40 in sacramento. >> this is used by advertisers. some advertisers are now using facial recognition technology to getter target customers. it register's someone's age, gender and the distance between
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their eyes to target them. >> they are being captured and how they might be used. >> it is definitely privacy concerns. >> technical side tv and tribune and how we keep private information from getting into the wrong hands and misused in the illegal or unethical manner. >> they are only in a few locations so far. >> adidas and others are testing it out. >> bars and clubs are using the technology to register the age and male to female ratio of patrons. >> straight ahead. movie goers keep on eating up "the hunger games." >> the you tube planning you may fine online. slightly warmer conditions expected for your you sunday. we still need the jacket. that is coming up. !!
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. it is martha is long -- it is april. and opening day is here. i wish it there is. it is beautiful out there. >> it is cold. >> and bundle up a little bit out there. it is clear. no rain. right, rosemary. >> the sunshine feels good outside this morning. that's what we will have for the afternoon as well. we are talking about it this morning. they are gusting in some cases and it as widespread breezy day. may not be just outside your doorstep. if you are heading out to do
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outdoor shopping or head closer to the coast. bring along the wind breaker. when the wind blows it will be cool. how much rain did we see. decent amounts. and it is reported in napa. and in san rafael. and in san francisco. and santa cruz mountains picked up an inch. headlines for today. chilly out will this morning. and we are rebounding. a gusty breezy for the afternoon. high pressure building in and talking about high surf if you are just joining us. it will be in place until 5:00 tomorrow morning. the extended forecast. and this is cool for april 1st. typically in the mid- to upper 60s and then # 0 degrees for tomorrow. monday is going to be a nice day. maybe have lunch outdoors with somebody you know. >> tuesday, wednesday, we see changes once again. slight chance for rain pulling in. and it doesn't look like much but it is going to cool us back. they tumble. upper 50s in the forecast.
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wednesday and thursday. back to you. google is out with a bunch of new april fool's jokes including one based around you tube. >> this is the you tube collection. it is the complete you tube experience. completely off line. >> google made this joking about every you tube video. it says an hour of video is uploaded to you tube every second. customers will receive a new truck load of dvds every week. after debuting at the top spot. hunger games continues to rule the weekend box office. the movie take it $18.9 million on friday. when the weekend is over. hunger games will come out on top with a $60 million total. wrath of the titans should come in second place followed by
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"mirror, mirror." >> after a doomed voyage. there is a new titanic event. it is ribbon cutting certificate reason any in ireland. $1,000 tickets are sold. visitors will receive a four minute special effects tour of the ship. there are also recreations of rooms aboard the titanic and the grand balance room staircase made famous in the blockbuster film. >> we continue at 9:00 a.m. with developing news. we are following the large fire in pacifica. >> march madness turns violent in kentucky. celebration that brought out police in riot gear. >> the yacht stranded off the coast of california. now, it is on the way for a rescue mission. look like a million bucks without spending it. i'm always talking about t.j.maxx. everyone looks so fresh for spring... and this is the bohemian vibe. and yes, stripes are back. tj's is a great place
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the nc 2 a victory party out of control in ken queen. those stories straight ahead. >> good morning. high surf is hitting the bay area coastline. rosemary is keeping track of the conditions in the weather center. >> good morning. some of those swells are largest at this hour mixed with high tide going on this morning as well. swells 20 to 25 feet. breakers 20 to 25 feet -- 25 to 28 feet. we will watch it subside the next 24 hours. the high surf warning is in place through 5:00 a.m. with the run off from the rain we could see a little bit of minor coastal flooding. the rest of us, sunny skies, dry conditions but breezy. we will take a closer look coming up. we have been trying to
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gather information about a house fire in pacifica. it started on inveriness drive. it started out as a first alarm but grew to three alarms. we have been getting several calls about the fire and we are trying to contact authorities and will bring you an update when we get more information in. coast guard cutter from almeda is on a rescue mission to help a stranded yacht. that yacht was on a race around the world and was heading to the bay area. ali talked to race organizers. she has more. >> reporter: all that stormy weather we experienced in the bay area this weekend, it was worse if you were in the middle of the pacific ocean. the boat that needs to be rescued and the boats you see here docked here are part of that clipper around the world sailing race. the director medallion he -- told me that some of the waves they encountered were huge, some as tall as the top crosses
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on the masts on these boat. the last leg took them from china to oakland. one just docked in the bay. this is about 15 minutes ago when it arrived. some of the boats made it back safely. the crew of another boat called the geraldton western australian ran into trouble. this is video from the start of the race a few months ago -- it started this summer. everything was fine until this saturday when the crew was 400 miles from the bay area. they hit stormy weather. a rogue wave slammed into the yacht, one female and two crew members were injured. >> quite unusual injury on a sailing yacht. it's injured ribs by the crushing force of the water. >> as you heard him mention the crew members are believed to be
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suffering from cracked ribs. yesterday a coast guard cargo plane flew over the yacht. the coast guard dropped medical supplies but it was too stormy for them to decent on to the yacht and give the sailors medical treatment. today the plan is for another ship, it is on its way to the yacht. they are going with some coast guard helicopters. those helicopters will decent on to the yachts and -- desend on to the yachts and give the crew members needed medical attention. >> as rosemary mentioned, monster waves will pound the coast. there is a high surf warning until 5:00 tomorrow morning. check out the conditions in pacifica. along the coast swells could reach 25 feet high. some may get a thrill watching the waves, there are dangerous swimming conditions including
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stinson, ocean and big sure. daily searches will end after today. volunteers have organized daily search parties since tuesday. hundreds of volunteers have showed up to find clues in the 15-year-old's disappearance. alex smith was among the people donating his team. in the weeks ahead, lamar's friends and family will take the lead in organizing searches. lamar has been missing more than two weeks. police believe she may have been kidnapped. in fairfield, police say a woman was stabbed to death and her body left behind a home. officers say it was yesterday morning when the victim's body was located near fourth and idaho streets. the woman's name has not been released. she is between 18 and 20 years old. no word on a suspect or possible motive. a raid went more smoothly this year. more than 10,000 people packed the oracle arena in oakland. this is the return of the
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electronic dance music event after pop 2010. two men died from taking ecstasy. eight people got sick and 70 were arrested on drug charges. new safety measures included a water cooling station and a texting service. >> to allow people in the stands to easily communicate if there is a security issue, they need help with something or somebody is not feeling well. >> we did notice increased security inside and outside the arena and watched as a young woman was turned away because she appeared to be too intoxicated. those who put on the show said they were committed to providing a safe, fun environment. occupy san francisco protestors are planning a rally and march this afternoon part of the national day of action organized by the western regional advocacy project. they play to take over a vacant building and use it as a shelter and social center. it begins at 4:00 at union
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square. a basketball celebration at the university of kentucky turned violent overnight. a group of students overturned cars and lit vehicles and coaches on fire. students posted this video on you tube as well as the school's online newspaper. 150 riot police were dispatched to the university. they used pepper spray to break up the crowd. officers were preparing for the possibility of postgame violence even though it was the semifinal. there were about 15 people arrested and 39 separate fires. mostly the sofas and trash bins and a few minor injuries. the identities of the megamillions winners are not known this morning. out of an estimated 100 million people that played, outline three got all six numbers needed to win. they will each make more than 200 million before taxes while everyone wants to know who they are, we may never know.
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find out why that is coming up at 9:15. good morning to you. we have a nice looking start to sunday. a little bit of haze out to the san pablo bay this morning into the afternoon, mostly sunny skies. numbers will be up over yesterday. we will be dry and breezy. the winds let up a little bit. the northwesterly breeze is expected to continue for the afternoon as well. 14 miles per hour in hayward. 14 in oakland. 15 in san francisco. the winds to 20 miles per hour in some cases with the gusts and along the coast very gusty this morning. we are with a high surf warning. the national weather service decided to extend the high surf warning until 11:00 tomorrow, not 5:00 a.m. as i stated. 48 in san francisco. 48 in oakland. 49 in concord. fairfield rebounding to 51. 48 livermore. slowly trending upward. by about noontime, mid- to
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upper-50s in the forecast. you will need your shades and maybe a jacket because the breeze will continue to blow. that will keep us a bit cool, at least if you have the wind outside your door. 24-hour loop showing thank you this system is moving to the east. a few scattered showers over tahoe. snow levels down to 3,000 feet in some cases. ridge of high pressure is building in behind it. we are kind of caught in between with the breezy conditions expected throughout today. tomorrow lighter winds and warmer temperatures. i will run you through the next couple of days. we have dry weather and maybe a shot at rain. not much, though. sunday morning, a few clouds off the coastline. we are mostly sunny throughout most of the day. now into monday morning, high clouds in the forecast. temperatures will be warming with a huge of low pressure in place. by tuesday, increasing clouds or mostly cloudy by the afternoon. at 3:00 notice the rain to the north of us. i will slide it across the area. didn't even really see it appear. we will have the clouds, moisture in place and perhaps a
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few scattered showers tuesday into wednesday. today a chilly start. the winds will blow throughout the afternoon and our temperatures, upper 50s to low 60s in the forecast today. looking at 70 by tomorrow. tuesday, wednesday, thursday sliding back again. take a look at that. temperatures will warm to about 70 then falling back. ♪able cool down tuesday. cooler wednesday and thursday. a little unsettled thursday, mostly cloudy skies. overnight lows in the upper 30s to low 40s. a widespread look at the afternoon highs coming up. new this morning, cleanup crews are being sent to another mudslide in the north bay. we have been told that a pile of dirt and mud is covering westbound 116 southeast of gurnville. cars can go around the slide. it was just reported after 7:30 this morning. traffic on a roadway in marin county is back open.
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a mudslide shut down the panoramic highway. >> this, i guess, has been an especially quick slide season because we didn't have a very -- we didn't have a lot of rain in december or january. now we are getting it. >> public works crews removed 70 yards of debris. recent rain and high winds forced marin county to conduct mudslide patrols in the area. days after his visit to cuba, pope benedict has something new to celebrate, the request that the communist country agreed to. one of california's top universities is asking students to pay up for its mistakes. the accounting error to blame. >> the new speculation around gabrielle giffords and a possible political come back.
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good morning. a live look over the bay. fairly pleasant weather in store for the afternoon. breezy conditions over the bridges this morning. >> update to some developing news. we just confirmed that two people died in that house fire in pacifica. this happened in a two story home on inveriness drive. the flames broke out before 6:00 this morning. there is no information about
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the two victims. firefighters are still on the scene trying to gather evidence. right now our newsroom is working the phones and we have a dru crew headed to the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available. new this morning, pope benedict xvi is celebrating the start of the catholic church's holy week. hours ago the pope blessed a crowd at the vatican during the palm sunday mass. he just returned from a six-day trip from mexico and cuba. during the trip, cuba agreed to the pope's request to mark good friday as an official holiday. palm sunday mass was held in jam's old city -- jerusalem's old city. the bible says jesus was greeted by cheering crowds bearing palms. after the mass they will go from the mount of olives to the holy city retracing jesus' traditional route from 2,000 years ago. a dire warning from
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earthquakes experts in japan. they say japan faces a high risk of another giant tsunami. last year's 9.0 quake triggered a tsunami that killed 20,000 people. the study suggests that a similar quake would unlease a tsunami with a wall of water 112 feet high. previous forecasts predicted half that size. the revision is based on reach from last year's quake and tsunami. secretary of state hillary clinton is in the middle east for critical talks over security in that region. she arrived in istanbul for the meeting on how to end the sir ran crackdown on protestors. the summit involves 60 nations forming a strategy to deal with the on going violence and sending aid to the country's refugees. >> regime forces continue to shell civilians, lay sedge to neighborhoods and even target places of worship. >> yesterday secretary clinton
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addressed iran's nuclear program. she announced iran and six world powers will meet in turkey next month for a new round of negotiations when she raised the possibility of a regional missile defense system against an iranian attack. in our election 2012 coverage, the republican presidential candidates are stumping in wisconsin ahead of tuesday's primary. >> we have to take back america and we got to get it right. we have to make sure that we never again apologize for success in america and we never again apologize for america abroad. >> last night front-runner mitt romney spoke at a lincoln reagan dinner. he talked about his business credentials and the importance for the u.s. to exert its economic strength worldwide. >> reagan said that shining city on the hill. >> that shining city on the hill isn't just for us to look at. it's not for us to admire within the city. it's a beacon for the world.
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>> that was rick santorum speaking at a dinner last night. political analysts are watching wisconsin as the state will hold a recall vote on the republican governor in june. newt gingrich told a wisconsin crowd this is the most important election of their lifetime. >> there is an entire elitest collection of people that believe they know better than us that they will redefine for us and, in fact, dictate to us. >> gingrich spoke to conservative at the faith and freedom coalition. the bay area will play host to another g.o.p. candidate. texas congressman ron paul will speak at u.c. berkeley friday night. the event starts at 7:00 and is open to the public but seats are limited. it's sponsored by a student group promoting limited government. republican sources say romney and his advisories are
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discussing vice presidential candidates. he believes the faster he wraps up the g.o.p. nomination the more flexibility he has in picking a running mate. political analysts think he is more of a cautious candidate that prefers a safe choice rather than making a splash like jam did with -- john mccain did with sarah palin. this is the list of romney's possible choices including marco rubio, governor chris christie, rob portman and john thune. former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords might be eyeing a come back. >> she received a standing ovation from fellow lawmakers when she stepped down last january. she wanted to focus on rehabbing after surviving a shooting rampage last year. supporters and advisories are returning her to run for the house or senate in 2014. she has nearly a million dollars in campaign funds. even if she doesn't run, she
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still holds political clout because she can donate that money to various campaigns. ucla said a mistake in the final aid office lead to thousands of students being overpaid. about 7,000 were paid twice when financial aid payments were sent out. the university has e-mailed all of the affected students to apologize and notify them of the error. now the university is trying to get all the money back. >> i had like $10,000. i thought that is a lot of money. >> in all fairness it should be given back. we are in such a financial crisis with the whole uc system. that would plaque it worse. >> the university said it would reverse the deposits for those that kept the money. it's not clear how the error occurred. the identity of the megamillions winners in illinois, kansas and maryland are not known. winners in kansas and maryland have the option of remaining anonymous. that is not the case in illinois where a winner's name, home city and prize total are
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made public. people are anxious to know the new multimillionaire. >> everybody is super excited. lots of people coming and checking their tickets. a lot of conversation going on. a lot of meeting out in the parking lot trying to find out who the winner was. >> the 7-eleven store in maryland request a quick pick ticket was sold will receive a 100 when when $00,000 bonus -- $100,000 bonus. skies went dark for an hour last night. it was for a good cause. major landmarks turned off the lights as part of earth hour. san francisco took part in the event. lights at city hall went out at 8:30 and stayed off until 9:30. ahead, the new crackdown on distracted drivers that is about to begin here in the bay rather. >> jeremy lin's break through season has come to an end.
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it's time for your live drive time traffic. a live look at the golden gate bridge on this sunday morning. traffic is moving fine out there. people are enjoying the gorgeous day. let's move to the bay bridge this morning for you. you can see the upper deck and the lower deck. no major problems. there was an accident on 80 eastbound in berkeley. looks like that is clearing up now. well, today the highway patrol begins a month long crackdown on distracted driving. it's not just cell phone violators that officers will be after. they will look for people eating or doing other dangerous things behind the wheel. distracted driving can lead to speeding and a number of other violations without the driver realizing it. the bay bridge series
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between the giants and oakland a's begins tomorrow night. they played a few times last month in spring training. they play tomorrow and wednesday at at&t park and at the coliseum tuesday night. the preseason series is unusual because the a's already played two regular season games against the seattle mariners in japan. tomorrow is also when we get an up-close look at the plane honoring the signature look of giants closer brian wilson. virgin america will put the plane in service. it features the giants log go. you want to keep an eye out for the aircraft. if you see it and tweet a picture to virgin america, you could win a free flight or giants tickets. the kentucky wildcats are the favorites to win the championship. they beat louisville. anthony davis had 18 points and a few dunks. more than 73,000 people watched the game in new orleans.
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kentucky will play kansas jay hawks monday night in the championship game. kansas came from behind to edge ohio state 64 to 62. tonight sanford is competing in the women's final four in denver. the lady cardinals lost one game this season. however, they are considered the underdogs against the undefeated number one team in the country, baylor university. sanford is lead by two players who are sisters. >> you have a great player like neka and a rising star like gena and you see how they treat each other. they have a great relationship. that sisterhood does permeate the team. >> the baylor bears are trying to be the first team in women's basketball to go to a perfect 40-0. they are lead by brittney grainer. opponents couldn't seem to do it but a bad knee stopped linsanity. jeremy lin has a small chronic
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meniscus tear and will need six weeks. he could come back if the knicks make a deep play off run. let's go over to rosemary for the last check of the weather. >> good morning to you. good looking day out there. 40s to low 50s at this hour. by lunchtime, mid- to upper- 50s. the afternoon widespread upper 50s and low to mid-60s. nice, sunshine. the flow in the ointment will be the wind. breezy conditions. if you have the wind outside the door, bring along a jacket. you may need it. if you don't have the wind, it will be fabulous. 62 in berkeley. 62 oakland. 61 san francisco. south bay mid-60s. 65 morgan hill. 64 in san jose. along the coast, the high surf warning lasting until tomorrow morning at 11:00. temperature-wise tomorrow it
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will everybody a nice day. 70 degrees. that feels like spring. then take a look at how short lived it is. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, temperatures are rolling back. we have a system that looks mainly dry but cooler. upper 50s in the forecast. >> tease rosemary. >> sorry. >> thanks, rosemary. >> thank you for trusting ktvu. we are ending a little early to give you goodies coverage from martinsville. >> we will have more on the fire that killed two people and we will update the story at ktvu.com. have a fantastic sunday, everyone. thanks for watching. or... we make it pink ! with these 4g lte tablets, you can do business at lightning-fast speeds. you got it, kid. we have a winner. we're definitely gonna need another one. small businesses that want to grow use 4g lte technology from verizon.
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