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>> and the facebook frenzy is on this morning. as they get set to make their market debut. what is happening inside headquarters leading up to the opening bell. >> a new app for the bus stop how this tech tool could eliminate waiting for muni. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning. thank you for joining us it's friday, may 18th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's go to steve. >> you don't need an app for the forecast. well not today. it's cool. lots of 40s after that system from yesterday. breezy to blustery but not as bad as yesterday. it will be sunny today. 60s and 70s. i did pencil in a couple low 80s. here is tara. right now let's take a look at highway 4 through bay point. you can see traffic on the bottom portion of your screen
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westbound as you make your way toward concord. up next you have a look at 101 through san francisco. again traffic flowing nicely. so far we're off to a good start. let's head back to the desk. >> we are starting with overnight news from berkeley. police released new information about a deadly crash there. ktvu lorraine blanco is at the scene. what are they saying? >> reporter: we do have new information right now. we can tell you investigators believe the car was driving at a high rate of speed and hit that round about you see behind me before it crashed into the tree. they also say there are no signs of the vehicle trying to break before that crash. here's a look at what it looked like at the time of the accident. it happened near california and alston. there was so much damage to the vehicle they had a tough time getting the passengers out of
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the creek vehicle. the driver and small child was transported to the hospital. no other cars were involved but it may be awhile before the streets are reopened. >> they used the surveying tool to document all the evidence. there is evidence scattered around a wide area. that's why we have a couple blocks quarantined off. likely they will be here for another 2-3 hours. >> reporter: the two adults are in there 20s. police are not releasing the age of the child or names of anyone involved. reporting live in berkeley lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. our time is 5:02. police in the east bay are expected to give us new information about this weeks fatal hit and run accident in dublin. investigators reveal the bicyclist that was hit and killed on dougherty road late tuesday night was a visitor from china. he has been identified as 57- year-old bo hugh. the car was a 2012 mercedes
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benz. in just about three hours from now the public gets its chance to buy stock in facebook. mark zuckerberg and company will raise about $16 billion. alex. >> reporter: this is where all the action is happening. employees inside headquarters right now very excited employees. about 1,000 of them will become instant millionaires not too long from now once the company goes public. the stock has been priced at $38 per share. we will give you a look at what the scene looks like. not at this moment but this was from last night. they are holding a hack-a-thon where employees are free to work on whatever projects they would like to work on. the ceo mark zuckerberg inside.
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last night he answered questions from employees ahead of the ipo to give them a sense of what is going to take place. hack-a-thon is a way to develop new ideas. i want to bring in justin. give highway sense of why they are holding this hack-a-thon. what is the goal? >> i'm sure it's to keep people focused and calm and carry on. but let's be honest there is probably a party in there. >> reporter: what happens after they ring the opening bell remotely here? what does that scene look like? >> i'm sure there will be a lot of cheering, a lot of excitement. you have a substantial amount of people that will come into their own wealth. they can be anything but an amazing time. >> reporter: what happens to the stock? after the hoopla today where do you see it going? >> a lot of text docks after they go have a little peer. but we know they are seeing
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incredible results. the investments will pour in and over time the stock will do very, very well. >> reporter: priced at $38 a share. we'll see which way it moves once the opening bell is rung. mark zuckerberg and others will be ringing the opening bell here 6:30. just a little over an hour and a half from now. we are live this morning in menlo park alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. the ipo is turning computer wizards into multimillionaires and some are already spending their newfound fortune. a palo alto based real estate broker has tracked up $100 million in sales in four months. some of his facebook clients cashed in their shares through private exchanges. >> usually buying a home in the $5-10 million range. not buying the super expensive homes but nice places.
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the executive team have children but most are still young and don't have children. >> $10 million buys you a nice place. facebook employees are buying up luxury cars and dining at top restaurants. lunch at the restaurant in madera has been packed. you can find more information on our website under our facebook tab ktvu.com. time is 5:06. later this morning president obama holds a meeting at the white house with the new president of france. this is ahead of two international summits this weekend. later today president obama is hosting a g8 summit at camp david. the g8 summit continues into tomorrow and most of the world leaders fly to chicago for a nato summit there on sunday. coming up at 5:15 the main topic expected to dominate the g8 discussions.
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and then there is this. protestors gathering in chicago ahead of the nato summit. this group staged a demonstration outside the canadian consulate. they covered themselves in chocolate. representing that oil. thousands of protestors are expected in chicago over the weekend and many businesses there are boarded up their store fronts as a precaution. homeless camp cleanups will be temporarily restored in san jose. the mercury news reports three sites will be targeted including one in communication hill. two others along sister coyote creek. san jose city leaders agreed to take action after hearing from angry community leaders. happening now pg&e crews are working to restore power to hundreds of customers in nevada. two distribution lines and
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power poles came down alongish koa yeah lane. strong winds are apparently to blame. 560 customers are still effected this morning. their service should be restored at 8:30 or 9:00. at the height of the outage, 7,000 customers were effected there. 5:07. waiting at muni bus stops may be a thing of the past. san francisco municipal transportation agency has an app called muni plus. it will also allow muni users to check the balance left on their clipper cards, plan out a transit route and also locate bus stops. other apps have had the features as well. this is the first time muni users can get all of that information in one place. >> very nice. we will soon have an app. >> there is an app for that. whatever it is.
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>> for us here with all the information. but for now we have tara that is in for sal. accident in napa? that is right. we have an accident involving a dump truck and a car on the center divide. you can see it's on 29 northbound at 221. cars are simply getting too close to this accident. so chp trying to move it over. this san injury accident so an ambulance is on scene. at the bay bridge teleplay it is a nice ride. no delays so far. and 2807 traffic on the right hand side there northbound toward highway 17 looking pretty good. let's check in with steve. >> thank you. a very happy friday morning pap little chilly out there. very cool for some. we start off mostly clear. i see a little patchy fog. few high clouds will work their way in later today. we will start off sunny and good to go. it's a cool, cool morning. in fact for this time of year
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it's down right chilly. and now we will get a little warmer pattern. it's a dry pattern but this is week, week high pressure. by sunday fog will come back to the coast and early next week show signs o ever being back in a cooler pattern. napa airport is down to 32. a lot of 40s or low 50s. livermore is 49 as well. high pressure comes in and gives us a little break here. mostly sunny and temperatures coming up a little bit. mostly sunny. a little breezy at times. mainly confined to the higher elevations. a lot of 70s. that would be in the yellow and a few 80s. a lot of 60s and 70s coast and bay. upper i haves for some and very, very low toils. temperatures today it doesn't take long to rebound. it will be nice, comfortable and a little breeze. it looks warmer and sat. and transition on sunday. fog comes back to the coast it will be okay inland and a cool down on monday and tuesday.
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5:10. it's a trip to a fast food restaurant one teenager won't ever forget. what he found in his roast beef sandwich. >> that gunfire at the scene of a double homicide investigation. >> and a look at 680 at the sunol grade traffic flowing nicely. we'll take a look at the other bay area roadways next. every day, an average of 5,000 people
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just horrifying video. back to back shootings in kentucky. now police had arrived in a louisville neighborhood to investigate gunfire that killed two people and injured two others. then another person was shot and killed while officers were still on the scene talking to witnesses. the second round of gunfire had many people running for cover. >> it's senseless. it's not conducive to real life. what i see is not responsible living. >> louisville police say it appears the two shootings are not connected. a memorial service will be held later for a hayward police officer killed in a motorcycle accident. 46-year-old rodney pierce was ejected from his motorcycle after hitting a deer in caster valley on may 7th.
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he died from his injuries four days later. this morning service starts at 11:00 a.m.. pierce was active in the community including teaching youth baseball. he's survived by his wife and four children. 5:14. tonight world leaders will spend the night in cabins at camp david. president obama will be hosting the g8 summit this weekend. as ktvu alison burns reports the leaders are trying to tackle a full-blown crisis in europe. alison. >> reporter: first president obama will meet with the new president of france this morning at the white house. then the leaders of the world eight largest economies go to the rustic setting of camp david. the leaders started arriving in d.c. last night. on their agenda show downs with iran and north korea of their nuclear programs and world climate concerns. but the big focus is the growing fear that greece could leave the euro zone blocked. the president's national
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security advisor says president obama wants to make sure there san open dialogue at the summit. >> the summit is intended to be small and intimate and the president made a conscious decision to host the g8 meeting. >> more on what president obama is hoping to accomplish at the summit during my next update in about an hour. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. time now 5:15. jp morgan chase ceo jamie dime has agreed -- diamond has agreed to testify. we are not sure when he will go before the senate banking committee. but diamond's appearance will follow a set of hearings on the bank's trade and efforts to implement wall street reforms. those hearings are scheduled to end on june 6th. a little warning for you on the story. a teenager in michigan got a big surprise when he stopped off at an air byes for a
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sandwich. he found part of a finger. pieces of finger got into the teenagers meal. arabis apologized and promises a full investigation. >> we have to do more research and investigation on how that happen. >> i think they will be doing more investigation. the michigan health department has allowed the restaurant to reopen after talking to workers and conducting an inspection. berkeley city leaders have hired a communications company to review the media policies. that is after meehan sent a officer to a reporters home.
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time is 5:17. bart police are searching for the family of a homeless man that is at have the of a tragic mystery. sam white was found unconscious and bleeding at bart civic center station. he died six weeks later from complications from critical head and brain injuries. it's not clear yet if he fell or if he was a victim of a violent crime. sam white was about 6 feet tall, 200 pounds. brown hair hazel eyes police say he was wearing a red shirt, blue jeans and white shoes. any family members and witnesses that have information contact bart police right away. 1 minutes after 5:00. tara is in for sal. starting in contra costa county? >> that is right. looking with our cameras and maps looking really good at this hour. if we take a look at highway 4 through bay point the headlights are folks heading
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westbound. no problems to report. we do have an incident here. actually i have a map i wanted to show you but we can go to the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see traffic is flowing well into san francisco this morning. and finally 237 -- here's our map okay. we have a traffic hazard we wanted to tell you about. that is 80 westbound at central avenue. not causing any traffic delays. and finally 237 in milpitas a little dark but you can see the folks with taillight is heading westbound. everything looking good. here is steve. >> it's really dark out there. she's gone. clear skies. mostly clear. a little bit of patchy fog. there is cool, cool readings out there after yesterday's system left a lot of cloud cover and the wind which is cranked up. it will not be as bad today. few high clouds will move into the north bay. it's a cool start and then a little bit warmer today.
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the breeze will pick up a little later. this is weak high pressure building in. it's a dry pattern. whether see upper 70s and very low 80s. another system comes in early next week. 42 at the napa airport. yeah. that is pretty cool for this time of year. 40s and 50s. livermore in the upper 40s. san francisco 49. if san jose is 51 not far away. high pressure though nosing in. in fact it will continue to do so for the next three days until the next system moves in. sunny mostly sunny expect for some patchy fog. overall looks much, much nicer. a little breezy at times but warmer conditions. 70s though. we're not getting a big north, northeast wind or anything. there will be some 80s but they are pretty far inland. upper 70s for some. at least the coast will be sunny today. 70s for many low on the
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peninsula. santa cruz 70. half-moon bay 62. warmer on the weekend. here comes that fog for again on sunday night into monday. we'll carry that into tuesday. it's another down day for most of the european markets as investors have health concerns. the same worries effected markets in the far east overnight. south korea was down almost 3.5%. checking in on our numbers. our futures indicate a pretty good opening for the dow, nasdaq, and s & p following losses for the dow and nasdaq yesterday as you can see all about facebook today. we'll see what happens. we will start trading this morning on the nasdaq under the symbol fb and we will be watching that throughout the morning. apple no long aeromember of the $5 -- no longer a member of the
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$500 billion club. that is down $114 or nearly 18% from it all-time high. it has been on a steady decline expect for one day. 5:21. the 75th anniversary of the golden gate bridge and a yearlong celebration. why cyclists will be happy about it today. and how the san francisco giants will pay attribute to the famous landmark. >> the bay area is about to lose a historic battleship. when you will get your last look at the uss iowa. does your phone share what you are seeing and hearing right now
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good morning. career. mostly clear. 42 napa airport. it will be sunny today. a little breezy. highs 60s 70s or very low 80s. the future of this years event has been in question ever since the fatal accident that killed ten spectators and the pilot of a race plane last september. now race organizers say they have a one-year permit that would allow them to conduct this years races and air show. they still need to get the proper insurance. 5:25. the historic battleship that spent the last decade here will be cleaning up. the world war ii battleship will be moved to los angeles to become a floating museum.
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many are disappointed it's leaving the bay area because they worked so hard to keep it here. >> it's another sad chapter in the very long history of a great battleship. we worked tirelessly for 15 years on the effort. >> the bay area will get its last look at the u.s.s. iowa as it passes under the bridge. the giants are planning a special pregame ceremony celebrating the 75th anniversary of the golden gate bridge. mayor ed lee will be there and the giants will wear their orange uniforms. bicyclists will have their own path along the golden gate bridge. the west sidewalk reopens today after several months of construction on nearby walking trail. it's normally reserved for bikers but they had to share the east walk with the pedestrians. he's one of the most popular singers in the world.
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why facebook ipo is sweet music to u2 front man bono. surprise for the first night of a gang sweep. ktvu news was there when it happened. >> we are live in berkeley where a car crashed into a tree killing a passenger and injuring a small child. we'll have the latest on the investigation and tell you how long the area could be blocked off. >> a live look at the golden gate bridge traffic looking good. we'll take a look at your south bay traffic next.
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welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. pam cook's favorite day of the week. it's friday, may 18th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. friday is good because i get to be here with you but i get to sleep in tomorrow. i'm pointing in your direction. >> pam, i'm hurt. thank you. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures in the 40s for many. napa airport is down do 42. it will be sunny today and a little warmer. breezy, temperatures 60s and 70s a few near 80. here is tara. >> thanks. here's a live look at highway 24 as you make your way toward lafayette. it's a little blurry there or perhaps a little fog throughout. not too bad of a drive. here's a look at 880 near the
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oakland coliseum. traffic on the right hand side there as you make your way downtown. let's head back to the desk. we begin with overnight news from berkeley. police are investigating a deadly overnight car crash. ktvu lorraine blanco has been talking to berkeley police this morning. lorraine. >> reporter: investigators believe the car was going rather fast before it hit that round about near california and alston and hit the tree. there are no signs of the driver trying to break. here's what it looked like closer to the time of the accident around 1:00 a.m.. as you can see there is a lot of damage to that vehicle. firefighters had to cut into the vehicle to get the people inside out of the crushed car. one passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. we are told a driver and small child were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. investigators will be checking to see if alcohol played a role in this crash. >> we don't know that. certainly the driver will under
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go medical assessment or is under going medical assessment right now. part of the protocol is to take blood and determine alcohol content. >> reporter: no other cars were involved in the crash but it may be awhile until the streets were reopened. again we are near california and alston. the two adults are in their 20s. police not releasing the age of the child or any of the names involved. they are cig the child could be between 5- they are saying the child could be between 5-7 years old. we are also following overnight news from oakland. investigators are searching to find out if an arsonist is responsible for an early morning carport fire. this one here started shortly after midnight on 90th avenue. the flames destroyed one car. firefighters managed to keep the flames from spreading across the carport to an apartment building nearby.
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one mother, three small children came running out of her home after what she heard was a very scary sound. >> i ran outside. the blaze was so high. it was scary. >> luckily no one was hurt. the flames caused a lot of damage to that carport as you can see. still no definite word as to what caused the fire. but arson investigators say it may have been intentionally set. police are investigating a double shooting. they responded to 65th avenue at 9:00 last night after a woman reported her son had been shot. officers also found a female injured about a block away. both were taken to the hospital and their injuries are said to be nonlife threatening. neighbors said they heard about 20 shots. new evidence has been released in the trayvon martin shooting case. coming up at 5:45 what new awe
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top is city results reveal. 5:43. facebook will have many friends today. the menlo park company goes public in a couple hours. when we are talking about money this is the third largest public offering in american history. alex savidge is at facebook headquarters right now where thousands of employees were busy during the night. what were they doing, alex? >> reporter: they are inside company headquarters taking part in hack-a-thon. they are doing coding work and developing new products as it were. certainly a lot of activity here at facebook headquarters this morning. the company itself is not talking at this point. by the end of their first day of a public company, facebook expected to be valued at $104 billion. the shares priced at $38 per share. mark zuckerberg will be ringing the nasdaq opening bell later on this morning alongside
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executives and engineers with the company. once they go public, facebook will be valued very high and last night they held the hack-a- thon. employees are free top work on new projects. whatever they like to do. trying to show investors they are committed to getting new projects. a man that tells me he will not be an instant millionaire is justin with web trend. you work with facebook quite a bit. where does this stock go after opening day? >> reporter: i think the value facebook is creating for thirds twistor -- for their twistors shows it's solid. >> reporter: should people buy facebook stock? >> i'm not an investor. i'm bullish. i'm interested in being able to participate in the ride but ultimately you have to make your financial decision. >> reporter: i know a lot of
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people interested in buying their single shares. a company they love and to show their commitment to the company. in any case later on this morning mark zuckerberg and some of the other engineers will be ringing the opening bell remotely. the nasdaq opening bell will be rang remotely here. that will happen roughly an hour from now. live this morning in menlo park alex savidge. we have a story of a pretty well known investor in facebook. investing in facebook will help u2 bono become the richest man in rock. he bought 2% of facebook for $90 million. total shares now worth $1.5 billion. the richest musician had been sir paul mccartney he is worth roughly $1 million. you will find more information
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under the facebook tab any time of day at ktvu.com. 5:36. several reports of the pioneers of silicon valley is about to lay off thousands of workers. hewlett pac card has not -- packard has not confirmed anything. but they are ready to eliminate as many as 30,000 jobs. most will come from the printer, pc, and information technology division. that move could save hp more than $1 billion a year. time is 5:37. a court hearing is scheduled today to consider a request to remove 100 coffins from an old graveyard found at valley medical center. construction crews unearthed the coffins back in february. some are said to date back to 1875 when that site was used as a cemetery for families that couldn't afford burial costs. if santa clara county gets the permission to remove the coffins archaeologist will be
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hired and efforts will be made top track down family members. police have launched a new crack down on violent street gangs. ktvu road along with members of the gang task force during the fire night. our cameras were there when the operation got off to a surprising start. now the task force was holding a briefing outside mill hospital in burling game when one officer recognized a known gang member going inside. he was wanted for burglar. >> it was a happenstance that he happened to be there. he has a very violent past. >> it turns out the man has already been arrested and had just been released from jail. the gang task force made two other arrests during the first night of a 16 week operation. let's get everybody going now. sal is off but tara is here. what happened in the east bay? >> we are keeping an eye on the accident in the livermore area. we can show you it's a big rig
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verses a car. 580 westbound at first street. it has been moved to the shoulder. up next we have a live look at 237 near milpitas. traffic on the upper portion of your screen there heading west toward san jose no problems to report. and finally along the east shore freeway those headlights there is lots of them heading westbound as you drive toward mccarthur maze and on to the bay bridge toll plaza. we have no delays but of course that will change over the next hour. 5:39 let's check in with steve. >> thank you very much. very happy friday morning. i just heard from leslie baker. she said steve, clear as a bell but it's cold. it is. i saw 42 and 41 around grayton. that is pretty cool for this time of year. it is mostly clear. there is a little bit of patchy fog. it will be a cool morning. the nights are so short now.
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warmer days but not a big jump. we'll see a little bit of a jump and we'll level off saturday into sun. upper 70s to low to mid 80s. not a big warmup. 42 also the the napa airport. officially sonoma airport at 46. 40s for san francisco redwood city and livermore. everyone else is really close. that is a cool pattern for this time of year. that will take us into the weekend. mostly sunny. i say that there is patchy fog. a little breeze at times but not as bad as yesterday. it will be warmer. and temperatures will start to come up. a lot more 70s. see your forecast map on the temperatures here have orange. have to get out toward antioch and east of livermore. out to the valley the delta, 60s, 70s coast and bay. upper 70s for some. a few upper 70s to very, very low 80s as we say these are soft, soft 80s. fremont at 70.
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redwood 70. it will be warmer into the weekend and that looks like that fog creeps back sunday and a cool down early next week. >> steve also talked about winds. gusty winds are being blamed for this. tree limbs fell on a pickup truck on east 14th street yesterday afternoon. fortunately no one was hurt but branches did leave quite a dent in the hood of that truck. 5:40. oakland a's fans crying foul. what is new about the chance their favorite baseball team could move out of town. >> he was really nice and we loved her a lot. >> talking about one of their family pets after a vallejo police officer shot and killed the dog. the one thing the family says they want from that police officer. >> here's a look at 101 through san francisco we'll take a look at your traffic coming up.
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good morning. clear skies. cool this morning. lots of 40s showing up. even low to mid 40s. it will be sunny today. 60s and 70s and some 80s. >> here's a quick look at some of the top stories. in celebration of facebook initial public offering, thousands of facebook employees held a hack-a-thon all night long at facebook headquarters. you are looking at pictures here posted by facebook. hack-a-thon is when the employees experiment and work on and try out any project they choose. by the way the facebook ipo price of $38 will raise about $16 billion for facebook.
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>> berkeley police investigating a horrifying deadly car crash. investigators say a driver slammed into a tree on california street just north of austin early this morning. one passenger was pronounced dead there at the scene. the driver and a child are in very serious condition. >> and pg&e crews are working to get the power back on in parts of novato. a power pole and distribution lines came down on secoya glen lane. 560 customers are expected. their electricity should be back on at 8:30 or 9:00 this morning. vallejo family wants a police officer to apologize for fatally shooting one of their dogs. the officer came to the home wednesday unannounced to take a report of identity theft. lauren and his wife had reported the crime online three
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days earlier. one of their three dogs aggressively came toward the officer while snarling. the officer feared for his safety and shot and killed bell. the family say there is is only one thing they want. >> to come here and apologize and play with the kids and we would be done. >> the family says none of their dogs has ever bitten anyone. 5:45. new details caming from florida about the controversial shooting of trayvon martin. after trayvon martin was shot and killed sanford police urged the states attorney to arrest the shooter george zimmerman reportedly saying the incident was avoidable. that is according to new evidence released by prosecutors. along with this surveillance video you are looking at trayvon martin inside a 7- eleven store the night of his death. it's reported that martin has traces of marijuana in his
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system. after leaving the 7-eleven he encountered george zimmerman. according to court documents sanford police say there is no indication that martin was involved in any criminal activity. jurors will begin deliberating the fate of john edwards' today. he is accused of using $1 million in campaign donations to cover up an affair during the 2008 presidential race. prosecutors said edwards' knew about the money and directed the cover up. the defense argues while edwards' may have been a bad husband he did not violate any federal campaign laws. edwards faces up 30 years in prison if convicted. police are searching for three men they believe are responsible for several bank robberies. the man in the center of the screen walked into the bank on april 30th and demanded money from the teller. he is also suspected in bank robberies in san francisco and
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green beret. the man on the left of the screen is an acome police. the man on the right side is wanted for several unrelated bank robberies throughout the financial district. 5:47. the brieon stow -- the bryan stow bill is closer to becoming law in california. it aims at -- other high profile incidents include the fights during a preseason football game. this one during the game between the 49ers and the raiders. the state assembly unanimously approved the measure. it now goes to the state senate. the bill requires professional sports stadiums and arenas post a phone number for security and parking lots and in the stands. the oakland a's will play the giants at at & t park
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tonight. bud see league is raising the possibility that the a's may leave the bay area. he says it's up to a's owner lou wolf to determine. commissioner gave no timetable. however baseball still has to approve any bid to relocate. it is 5:49. coming up on 5:49. there have been quite a few accidents. tara is in for sal. where are you start something >> we are starting down in the san jose area. couple of things popping up. nothing too serious so that is the good news. right here we have a traffic hazard 87 southbound at capitol expressway. not sure what is in the road it's not mopping up on our chp cameras. also on 237 westbound on the north lawrence expressway we have a car that spun out there.
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that has been moved over to the shoulder. at the bay bridge toll plaza here's a look wow at everything is clear. so looks like you won't be experiencing any back up until probably a little after 6:00. turning out to be a pretty morning. finally up in marin this is a look at san rafael. this is 580 at the 101 interchange right here. you can see traffic on the bottom portion of your screen southbound as you make your way toward san francisco. 5:49 let's check in with steve. >> thank you very much. a very happy friday. chilly friday morning. it will be a sunny and nice day today. not as windy. a cool, cool morning. mostly sunny, breezy. not as bad as yesterday. warmer. temperatures coming up a little bit. this is is not a big strong high pressure system but whether have more sunshine and the afternoon highs warm up this time of year. yet it's 42 in napa. low 40s near san rafael as well.
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san francisco also redwood city and around san jose as well there is a lot of upper 40s. the culprit reason being is that system right there that is visiting into northern utah. for us high pressure you can see it kicking in. that will allow some more sunshine. overall it will be warmer today. highs mainly though 70s. the orange would be 80s. you can see where those are. 70s, 60s, i think 60s even by the coast. finally get sun over there after a week of fog and really cold temps. 60s and 70s upper 70s and a few very low 80s. we will continue this into the weekend as well. it does look a little warmer i didn't go too much warmer. the fog will be enhancing rapidly sunday night into monday. another cool down takes us into monday, tuesday. another communications company is cracking down on people that use a lot of data. com cast will charge extra if
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they use over 300 gigabytes. internet service providers say they need to have a cap what they call data hocks for slowing down service from everyone. child safety devices are being recalled. there are more than 400 reports of locked failures. consumers should immediately remove the recalled locks and contact the company for a free replacement. 5:52. can you just look at someone and know whether they are gay? why a new study says gaydar is real. >> how grieving fans of the late singer donna summers how they want her legacy to be remembered. 3q
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. it's 5:55. college students accurately predicted students sexual orientation. photos of men and womens faces were flashed for 50
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milliseconds. participants had a 65% accuracy rate. the accuracy rate was 57% for men's faces. and even when the photos were turned upside down participants often guessed correctly. the daughter of castro has been granted a visa to attend a conference in san francisco next week. they call her an agent of the communist country. she is coming to san francisco to host a panel on sexual diversity at the latin americas association. fans of the late donna summer hoping that now she has died the doors will open to her induction into the rock and roll hall of fame. >> donna summer she is a classic. she always bring the beat from the old '70s. >> she is one of the best artists in the '80s.
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so i love her. >> look at how long all that music lasted? you know. it never went away. >> donna summer. queen of disco but her friends say her roots were in gospel her heart was in rock and roll. disco may not have lasted a long time but her music was time less. ♪ the only thing i want to hear is that you love me still ♪ >> in her career donna summers sang opera, rock, rhythm and blues. she leaves behind her husband and three children. >> certainly left her mark. >> she did. tara is talking beta breakers this weekend. >> yeah don't forget if you live in san francisco there will be a couple street closures early in the morning downtown and across into golden gate park and ocean beach.
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the great highway will be blocked off for most of the late morning. in the south bay 280 at the 880 split no delays. and in contra costa county same story. dave, pam. all right for facebook today is the day. the wait is almost over. facebook going public. why the frenzy over the stock is expected to make mark zuckerberg and others much richer. >> horrifying pictures from berkeley.
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