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>> and a car slammed into a san francisco home. the damage that had a cruise on the scene all night long. >> and the naacp takes a stand on same-sex marriage. how people react to the vote taken by the civil rights group. >> complete bay area news coverage
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starts right now. this is ktvu warnings on two. >> it's sunday, may 20th. >> on quality along. it's looking to be a beautiful day. let's check in with rosemary. >> it's bright out there this morning, so they may need their shirts but fairly cool to mild. temperatures up just a little bit over yesterday morning. for the afternoon, i nearly puked. a notable cool down on the way. i will break it down coming up in just a little brit. >> tens of thousands of competitive wild and wacky runners come together for the annual bay to breakers. let's get to the action. we are live downtown at starting line. >> of the elite women runners
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here. the runners took off in mass. 40,000 people expected to participate. this is a 12-kilometer race. the men and women, there is only about 60 of them. they will finish this race anywhere between 34 and 40 minutes. the race is known for the not so serious runners, the bulk of the 40,000 here. you see the massive sea of people backed up that are now making their way through the start line. these runners will go south past civic center, golden gate park, and there is so many people participating. again, 40,000 people. the roads will be closed. that's when traffic will be cleared. what we won't see this year, just
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like last year, though folks will be a loud. alcohol, again, this year is banned. i talked to a runner that said you will see some of that here as people make their way through san francisco over to ocean beach. we will bring you more of the race. we will talk to one of the runners participating for the very first time, doing it for her health. we'll have more for you at 7:30. back to you. >> no alcohol and no float allowed, and all participants have to be registered. allie rasmus a long the race course. see how these rules are being enforced. you will also have a live report coming up at 7:30. longer trains are running today. and you need is running specials shuttles for the race. the post race shuttles run from
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8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. you can board with a special event pass. i'll take a look at the row. the race goes from howard and beale street to the west end of golden gate park. you should expect street closures all on that route until a leaven this morning. areas around the park in the finish line will also be closed until 4:00. today is not the best day to go for a drive through the city. it take another look at that map on our website. you also find more information under the weekend extra section at ktvu.com. >> a crew had to cap a gas line that ruptured after a car slammed into a house in san francisco are you the vehicle rolled over and ended upside down. the crash happened just before 9:00 last night at a home on men filled street. pg&e said the meter on the line was seared off leaving the line on cap and without a shot off the ball. building inspectors were
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brought in to evaluate the damage to a house and determine if structural integrity. >> investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house fire in san francisco that sent three people to the hospital. the fire broke out last night around 7:30 in the city's bayview district. a neighbor reported the cell phone video of flames coming from the house just as firefighters arrived. neighbors say residents were throwing a party when that fire started. they say one man was burned while trying to rescue others. >> i look out the window and i saw flames everywhere. we all rushed outside. the whole house was on fire. i was just shocked. >> two people were taken to st. francis memorial hospital. the third went to san francisco general hospital. the fire also knocked out electrical lines. 31 pg&e customers lost power for several hours. a few hundred marijuana plants remain in oakland warehouse
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caught on fire. authorities say the conditions are too dangerous for them to go when and get them, but police plan to execute a search warrant. we first told you about the fire yesterday. that fire so intense as you can see the flames were shooting 30 feet in the air. neighbors were worried about their safety. >> police are looking for whoever shot and injured a teenager. the 18-year-old was shot around 6:40 last night near honeysuckle drive. police found him with that one -- with at least one gunshot wound or your police say the shooting was gang related. anyone with information about this case is asked to call the san jose police department. >> the nation's largest and oldest african-american civil rights group is throwing its support behind same-sex marriage. the naacp voted yesterday to declare marriage equality and civil rights are you the group also spoke out against proposition 8 in the past. this stance comes two weeks
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after president obama came out in support of same-sex marriage. >> i think that people listen when they issue a statement that marriage equality is something that people are talking about on a national level. they are going to start talking about it in their homes or you'd. >> same-sex marriage is legal in the -- in six states. >> facebook ceo mark zuckerberg has changed his facebook status from single to married. he married his longtime girlfriend during a small ceremony at their home in palo alto yesterday. it was apparently a surprise to all of their guests who thought they were coming over to celebrate a recent graduation from ucsf medical school. the couple met at harvard university and have been together for more than nine years. >> it's shaping up to be a gorgeous day. we saw the runners out there. it's going to be pretty sunny, and then we have this eclipse.
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>> the weather is perfect all around. we've got mostly sunny skies along the coastline this morning and waking up with mostly sunny skies yesterday. you've got the sun shining on you and giving you a live look this morning. just a little bit of moisture. it used the a bit of a haze. not bad at all. mostly clear skies today. west northwesterly breeze. generally light around the area. we will begin to see a change. it comes later today. high-pressure hose on one more day and brings a smile to warm temperatures again. this morning our numbers are up. storm tracker to showing you that breakdown. this is going to be the system that brings us a cooling trend. it looks like a high clouds
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over northern california. not going to reach us in time for that annual or eclipse. we may see a little bit of fog creep into the area because the system brings back the onshore flow. it's going to beef up the murray layer at some point. take a look at what you can expect if you are going out to watch the beta breakers. we do have a light breeze, mostly sunny skies, and then across to the coast by noontime low 60s. just a gorgeous day out there. if you like sunny weather and mild weather. let me run you through the day. i will show you the low clouds as they reappear. most of the day is clear. noticed by a bug in the time it starts to fill in all on the coastline. if you plan on watching the eclipse, the coast may not be the best shot just because it only takes a little push to get that inland. anywhere outside that you are in good shape. pillar point as well as areas near stillwater cove elevated bacteria
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levels. they will have the signs posted. upper 70s and low 80s in the forecast for the afternoon. 68 expected to in the city. 80 to san jose and along the peninsula another nice day with mid-to upper 70s and the forecast. today is the last day we see the warm weather. we are accepting temperatures to fall back. the fog and poor conditions lasting through a bout wednesday, maybe even thursday. back to you. >> a powerful earthquake hits italy. we will take a look at the damage after shaking causes some buildings to even collapse. >> as was the scene in chicago yesterday as hundreds of protesters hit the street. the crowd expected to go from hundreds to thousands as the occupying movement joins protest over the nato summit in chicago. >> first, a live look outside. the beta breakers is up and running right now. if you are headed to the city,
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there are street closures. don't forget, giants and a's playing in san francisco in today's first pick start. the time now is 7:10. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal.
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>> the morning. a live look from emeryville for the day. a bright, sunny day in store. this morning, at least four people dead after a powerful earthquake in northern italy. the magnitude six-point oh earthquake hit early this morning. as you can see, the earthquake did cause some buildings to collapse, including some historic buildings. this was one of the strongest earthquakes to shake the area. the former intelligence officer convicted in the 19 88 lockerbie bombing has died.
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his father died in aaa this morning. he was the only person convicted in the bombing of a pan am flight over scotland that killed 270 people. he was released from prison three years ago on humanitarian grounds because it was said he only had months to live or you. >> protesters plan to disrupt the summit beginning later this morning. however, there have been clashes with police. one demonstrator stepped in front of a moving police van and was pushed back. about 18 people were arrested -- were arrested for disturbing the peace and blocking streets. some protesters even tossed at her ease and bottles at officers. meanwhile, three men behind bars on terrorism charges they are accused of plotting to blow up police stations, squad cars, and president obama's campaign headquarters. president obama will address issues including the future of afghanistan ranging from security to the upcoming election. president obama also invited
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numerous countries that are not part of the nato alliance. he's looking for help to pay for african relief aid for you. bay area antiwar activists hold their own rally in solidarity with the protesters. the group is gathering in berkeley this morning at the university avenue foot ridge above interstate 80. members say they will be there all day long. the demonstration includes more testers. they are calling their rally occupied the bridge occupied nato. >> president obama hosting the g8 eight summit. while president obama refrained from using the word austerity, he says the leaders agree they must strike a balance between growth and implementing cisco are formed. >> for the past three years our nations have worked together and with others, first, to rescue a global economy from freefall,
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then wrestle it back to a path of recovery and growth. our progress has been tested. >> the president announced there will be a us-led coalition to address climate change. the eight countries will also monitor the oil markets in hopes of driving down gas prices worldwide. there were actually 10 leaders at the summit, and that's because the presidents of the european commission and the european council will all -- were also at the table. michelle obama gave a white house tour. the husband of german chancellor is the only first man among the first ladies, but he is rarely seen in public, and he did skip that event. >> former president george w. bush heading back to the white house. the former president is set to be back at his former residence at the end of the month before the unveiling of his official portrait. he will be accompanied by former first lady laura bush.
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a spokesperson says they are looking forward to seeing friends back in washington and great to the -- grateful to the obama's for their hospitality. >> dallas police on high alert after the latest white powder scare. two people scattered 12 piles of white powder at the parking lot. hazmat teams and contamination teams were called in. it turned out it was harmless rice powder, but nearby residents were shaken by the incident. >> they gave me some gloves and alcohol to bite my shoes down. >> it's kind of scary what's going on. >> a synagogue spokesman believes it was a cruel prank. the fbi offered a reward for information on those responsible. mysterious powders have recently been found at a shopping
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center, a church, school, and a court building. >> barry kennedy laid to rest at the kennedy family compound. the estranged wife of robert kennedy junior was found dead wednesday in new york. the medical examiner says the 52-year-old died of asphyxiation by hanging. a private memorial service was held yesterday. mary's longtime friend and sister-in-law spoke afterward. >> she was brilliant, and she was beautiful. she cared so very, very deeply about everybody around her. she had friends in every corner of the globe. >> sources close to the family have told multiple news agencies can he be hanged herself in the barn of her westchester county home after a very public struggle with drugs, alcohol, and oppression. >> friends and family remember three boston university students killed in a band crash in new zealand. services were held yesterday.
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the three were killed last week when the van they were traveling in rolled over during a sightseeing trip or you several others were hurt. new zealand authorities have charged the driver who it is also a boston university student with careless driving causing injury or death. all of the students were in new zealand on a study of broad program. more than 60 students end up in the hospital after a school bus crash are you the students were on their way to the amusement park yesterday when six school buses crashed into each other. one bust suddenly slow down causing a chain reaction crash are you one driver was trapped and had to be cut out of the bus. >> it could've been a lot worse, especially with the number of students. >> most of the students were taken to the hospital as a percussion. some were treated for minor injuries and released are you. >> firefighters in southern california working to put out a fire. it started at a pallet yard.
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flames spread to a nearby tire business and damaged at least three buildings. about 200 firefighters are working to get that fire under control. one firefighter is expected to recover from his heat related injury. that large wildfire in colorado is almost contained very at lower temperatures and higher humidity helped crews yesterday. firefighters cleared brush and branches by setting controlled firms and backfires. the fire has burned 12 square my aunts. >> an environmental group wants to ban gold-mining near yosemite national park. environment california plans to ask them to bar mining within 12 miles of the park area the skyrocketing price of gold has people staking claims to close to the protected lands of yosemite. processors say current regulations are good enough. >> a new national monument
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graces california's coast. secretary of the interior and congressman sam spahr helps with the dedication of the national monument yesterday. the former military post is popular with hikers and mountain bikers as well as horseback riders to government leaders say the designation should boost tourism and bring in jobs. >> we informed people that we would be hiring 30,000 people just within the public land agencies and usda. we are well on our way to getting that done for the summer. the president is very focused on making sure we are providing his the planet. >> the post was established in 1970 and closed in 1994. some of the land went to california state university monterey bay. >> time now is 7:21. a special tribute to a bay area landmark for its 75th birthday. >> plus, face to face with the deadly force. the up close look at a tornado that
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just touched down in kansas. >> another round of pleasant weather for the bay area today. coming up, look at the numbers expected for your neighborhood. [ creaking ] [ male announcer ] trophies and awards lift you up. but they can also hold you back. unless you ask, what's next?
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>> tropical storm alberto is about 100 miles southeast of charles invaded its putting a topical storm watch for parts of the south carolina coast. the storm could kick up dangerous surf conditions. the official start to hurricane season is june 1st. rain, hail, and a brief posted this storm chasers caught. dramatic video of this tornado in kansas. authorities say storms caused tree and hail damage in burrell areas. no structural damage but there is significant tree damage. there are reports of damage to farms and a mobile home. >> my first job was in kansas. i remember that first tornado
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warning. everyone was running in their homes and i was running off to work. rosemary, no such images around here. >> we've got some enjoyable weather in the forecast. not everybody like it. i get e-mails from people saying, i don't like the sunshine. if you do, a treat in store for you. we've got those guys around the region. even the coast waking up with some pretty good weather. yesterday we saw widespread upper 70s to low 80s. 60s along the coast. this is what we expect for today. very similar temperatures. maybe slightly warmer in some areas. today could be the warmest day before we get that cool down by tomorrow. 79 before the afternoon, 74 in oakland. 82 san jose, 68 and the city for the afternoon. 82 for the north bay. they are extended forecast
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shows you temperatures are falling back anywhere from five to 8 degrees and then we hold for a while. back to you. >> a pretty special tribute to the golden gate bridge. dozens of people dressed in orange and red formed a number 75 yesterday they are in francisco. they did it to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bay area landmark. the national park service and golden gate park's national conservancy hosted the event. >> today is the last chance to enjoy the taste and sounds of the mediterranean. the oakland greek festival continues today at the greek ortho dot's -- orthodox cathedral. this is a popular event that rings out families from all backgrounds. >> we have all kinds of great food and great pastries. we have a lot of dance. the little kids do some wonderful dances. >> the festival also features handmade jewelry and works for
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the celebration drawn from all of to 9:00 to get. >> love these have made off with attribute, this weekend the stolen plaque was finally replaced. the controversy. >> and a live look at some of the elite runners in san francisco. we are going to have live team coverage of beta breakers. we will tell you which areas you may want to avoid this morning.
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>> thousands of people running through the streets of san francisco right now. this morning the 101st beta breakers race is officially underway. welcome back. >> we do have live team coverage of the beta breakers race. allie rasmus is live along the route with restrictions in place. first, we want to go to cannes at the starting line. >> you can really get an appreciation for the size of this race. the starting line is here. of 40,000 people participating today. this race started at 7:00. we still have people that don't to the bay waiting to get through the starting line. this group here are the more colorful runners, some
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overdressed, others underdressed to do anything in public. let's take a look at the start of this race. 60 elite runners that started off this race. they will run in the neighborhood of 35 to 40 minutes. we talked to one man who's been here for 19 straight years. he says some of the rule changes have given a damper. the wheeled objects this year just like last year. no alcohol all out. we also talked to another runner who has no complaints because the high-end xeon has never done this before. >> i've been working out for the last year with trainers.
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just trying to get myself healthy. >> will take these runners to south of market past civic center. they will finish the race at ocean beach. that means some road closures here. expect the roads as you are heading down to this area, expect roads and traffic backed up until about 10:00 in the morning. >> they want to make sure the fund doesn't get out of hand. live in alamo square to tell us about the rules in place to crack down on rowdy behavior. >> the rules are no open containers, no alcohol, no float, and you have to be registered. so far about 40,000 people have. we are at the corner of scott and hayes where you can see people making their way down this
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hill. just a heads-up, in case you see us move the camera away quickly, it's because we are trying to avoid getting any nudity on air. one of the rules that hasn't changed his runners can still run this race in the nude if they want. we are trained to censor that a little bit, if you will. so far we are at just seeing a lot of creative costumes. again, no floats, nothing like that that we saw a couple years ago. that all changed after the party got a little bit rowdy couple years ago back in 2010. there were 26 people who ended up owing to the hospital with all the while poisoning. after that some of the neighborhood associations went to the city and went to race organizers and said, if you want to run this race through our neighborhoods, you have to make some changes. all along the race route, to enforce these new restrictions, race organizers have hired dozens of private security guards and there is also about 360 police officers stationed along the
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race route enforcing those open container and no alcohol rules. there's also about 50 neighborhood volunteers scattered along the course. the role is to direct people to the facilities. they are making sure that people use the restroom in the correct ways, also got a first aid tent on the corner. along with a 40,000 people taking part in this race, and estimated 80 to 100,000 people that are going to watch. this is about the midway at point in the race. so there is people coming down the hill for the next hour or so. live in san francisco, allie rasmus. >> thank you. here's a map of the course from the beta breakers. the race goes on howard street of the hayes street hill and through golden gate park. streets along the course will be closed until all of a.m. but closed until 4:00 p.m.
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in the park. bus routes will be changed to get around these closures. if you are out by the race in the next couple hours, we would like to see are pictures from today's beta breakers. post them on the channel to morning teams faced the page. >> 7:34. san jose police are waiting for an odd topsy to determine what the next step is going to be in their investigation. a body was found yesterday morning in the bottle up a river between west of santa clara and west julian street in downtown san jose. investigators say volunteers picking up trash discovered the remains. the man appears to be in his 50s. the cause of death is not known, but police say foul play is not suspected. >> a funeral scheduled for thursday for supervisor 73-year-old gail all, died yesterday morning from ovarian cancer. she served 16 years on the
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board of supervisors. before that, 19 years on the lafayette city council. she planned to retire from public office when her term expired next year. she taught at uc berkeley. >> gay-rights pioneer harvey milk being honored this week. the celebration started yesterday when this plaque was rededicated. the original plaque was stolen last october, and police suspect they took it to sell the metal. people attending the rededication ceremonies say the plaque is an important part of the community. >> we have to always remember harvey. he's a visionary and a trailblazer. >> he was one of the first openly gay politicians and made history when he was elected at san
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francisco supervisor back in 1977. he was shot to death a year later along with the san francisco mayor. this tuesday will be the annual harvey milk day across california. schools are encouraged to hold ceremonies for saving his life. that is causing controversy though. >> someone stole a motorcycle belonging to the mayor of vallejo. he parked his 2001 harley davidson road king at city hall and it was stolen late friday afternoon from the employee only parking lot. the harley is black with chrome parts. david said he had the bike for more than a decade. he says it's frustrating and disappointing but he won't lose any sleep over it. >> been arrested for breaking into a middle school. it happened that hogan middle school. officers were called after someone saw two boys breaking into a classroom and leaving with a computer monitor. police found when the boys
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trying to hide the monitor. the boys were arrested and booked into juvenile hall. >> that use they may have its own version of a bid but -- of a bigfoot like creature. a mysterious large black cat was spotted on thursday. neighbors say the black panther like creature has been roaming the hillside for years. one woman says she was scared for her life for you to disguise it as 5 feet long with an equally long tail end is not look like an ordinary house pet. >> a rare sight in the sky visible across the bay area. there is going to be an annual or eclipse area that happens when the moon passes in front of the sun leaving a bright ring of fire around the moon's edge. you see it tonight between five to 16:00 and 7:40 or yet experts say we are too far south to see a complete range are you the peak of the eclipse will happen around 6 :32 or yet several events planned across the bay area. they tell you not to look to right away at the sun.
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>> for the most part it's clear outside, but i want to turn to rosemary. g think it will still be clear then? the. >> clubs headed back to the coast by then. we will take a look at that future model. let's take a look at what's happening outside our doors. our numbers are up by a few degrees. low 50s around the bay. a few 40s holding onto the coast but mostly sunny skies around the area. if you are a long coastline, even though it's still a cool one, you've got the sunshine this morning. we will continue with the warm- up for the afternoon. temps above average. by midweek we are below average. 52 san francisco, 53 oakland. 58 concert -- concord. your satellite view. this is the system that will bring back the marine layer. bring back the onshore flow. brain will say to the north
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perhaps other areas around eureka. this is what's on the way. it should hang off the coast a little bit later tonight. so for today holding on. the ridge of high pressure beginning to break but bringing us nice, sunny weather. 60s for the coast, 70s around the bay, 80s for some of the inland areas. by tomorrow the onshore flow is back. look to the forecast. mostly clear skies. if you look to the north, you can see clouds that i'm talking about. by the early evening, sunset at 8:15. if you're interested in seeing the annual or eclipse, this is your best shot here. maybe head to reno where it is sunny and warm. we will see more of a deal like crescent shaped but we will be mostly sunny and mild. the best time to see it is 6:30 area on a repeat of yesterday. 68 san francisco, low 80s san jose, mid-80s for the east bay.
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your extended forecast shows a drop off or your morning clouds in cooler conditions all the way through a bout thursday. we will take a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. >> ahistoric world war ii battleship believe the bay area today. the uss iowa is heading to los angeles where you will become a floating museum. today's best it will leave the bay area for southern california. this weeks second look focuses on the history of sicilian days mothballed fleet including the uss iowa. catch that at 11:00 tonight right after the 10:00 news. >> 7:41. the controversial materials prompting the government to launch a website. >> and will smith slaps a
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reporter. what the journalist did that prompted the red carpet attack. >> and let's take you outside for a live look at the east shore for a late. you can see things are moving smoothly in both directions, but as you folks are headed into the city, the breaker going strong now. for now things are looking great this sunday morning. it's 7:41. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh.
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in a good morning to you. i live look from our roof cam. just a picture-perfect view. >> pakistan has blocked toward her over material considered
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offensive to islam. it says twitter refused to remove material related to a competition on facebook to pose to victims of the mohamed. facebook has agreed to address the concerns but twitter has not. many muslims believe depictions of the prophet are blasphemous. investigators still don't know why somebody bombed an italian school. police say no one has claimed responsibility for you a bomb exploded yesterday outside a vocational school killing a 16-year-old girl and injuring a number of others. the school is named after a murdered prosecutor who took on the mafia in court. italy has recently been marking the 20th anniversary of that attack. it's not yet clear if organized crime is connected to yesterday's explosion are you. >> a blinded chinese activist at the center of an international w's -- international debut will live in greenwich village.
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last night they cheered as they fled china. a month ago he escaped house arrest breaking his foot in the process or yet he's criticized the beijing government over forced abortions and sterilization. the u.s. and china worked out a deal to allow him and his family to move to the state. his wife translated for him. >> at the most critical juncture, the american embassy in china provided a safe haven, and the american government has provided great assistance and given me partial citizenship. >> although he lost his eyesight as a child, chen became a lawyer in china. he's expected to study american law. >> a retired psychologist apologizing for supporting the idea of a gatekeeper. back in 2000, he concluded gay people can become straight through repair to therapy. while he interviewed 200 people who said that there be help them change, he now says the study
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was flawed. he is the same doctor who helped to remove homosexuality from the list of mental disorders back in the 19 70s. tomorrow a former brokers university student will be sentenced for spying on his gay roommate who later committed suicide. he faces 10 years in prison after being found guilty of a hate crime. prosecutors say he used a web camera to cap sure his college roommate kissing another man in september of 2010. two days later he spied on him yet again and encouraged others to watch. clemente killed himself the following day. >> actor will smith making headlines for a's lap -- for slapping a reporter who tried to kiss him on the red carpet. while smith didn't slap the reporter hard, as you can see, he was not very happy about that encounter. the ukrainian reporter
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approached him during the name black three. the reporter is known for pulling red carpet stunt was celebrities. >> tomorrow is the last day to register for the june 5th election. drop off election cards or mail them in with tomorrow's well voting for your party's presidential nomination. there are important local races and statewide measures. initiatives include limiting the terms in office for legislatures and an extra tax on cigarettes for cancer research. democratic lawmakers willing to fight governor brown over the state budget. the sacrament of the report democrats are digging in and will block some of the deepest cut to welfare, child care, and college scholarships for low-income students. the deficit has jumped from $9 billion to $16 billion, but a legislative analyst says it could top $17 billion. in the past lawmakers reduce the
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deficit shifting funds from one program to another. >> hundreds of people enjoyed a party like atmosphere to raise awareness about a serious problem. the seventh annual walk to end poverty was a posted yesterday. the event was organized by the alameda open community partnership. they say there are about 200,000 people struggling to pay rent and purchases. >> one in five of our youth are in poverty right now. >> this highlights what we can do as citizens to end the issues of poverty. >> those who attended the wok received a free breakfast and lunch. they also received information on how low income residents can receive help. >> a california company recalling chopped red onions. gills onions says the onions were distributed to retailers in 14 states including in california. the company fears it could carry the listeria bacteria.
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it can cause high fevers and severe headaches and is potentially fatal. all of the onions are past their use by dates of may 14th, 15th, and 17th. >> hundreds of students learning how to grow and sell their own produce. students had these for sale yesterday morning. the students cultivate across in the school's vegetable garden for their health and science classes are you. >> we are the most local farm in this whole market, 3 miles away is where all of this was grown. >> it takes a lot of work even to keep a small garden going. you'll lose plans all the time. just bad luck and stuff. i think it was really cool to be connected to your food. >> to other schools are also part of the san francisco school yard to market program. money from the sale of that produce goes back into the program. >> google has reached a deal with china to buy motorola mobility.
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it will let google build consumer devices for the first time. the company will get access to thousands of motorola patents that will help google build things like phones and tablets turned under the deal the android operating system must remain free for the next five years. the merger should close in just a few days. a sales tax deal amazon made last year is upsetting local lawmakers. amazon is setting up centers in patterson and san bernardino to handle orders made by californians. those cities would get a portion of sales tax from each order your marked for local government. officials plan to give some of those millions back to amazon as thanks for supplying hundreds of jobs. critics are calling it a sales tax rebate. lawmakers are working to make it illegal. >> this trashed trouble spot a
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bit cleaner this morning. volunteers would save the baby to garbage along the famous loo at the martin luther king regional shoreline. dozens of paper -- dozens of people picked up litter. they found an awful lot of plastic bags. >> the san francisco bay is home to hundreds of endangered and threatened species that we work to protect by cleaning up the day and restoring native plants. we want to keep plastics out of the bay to prevent wildlife from consuming it and eventually dying. >> the work was part of a larger effort for national river cleanup day. >> all eyes on the triple crown after a dramatic win at the preakness. if you missed it, we will show it to you. if you saw it, you know you want to see it again. >> outside our doors this morning soaking up the sun, once again. afternoon highs, above average. we take a look at what you can expect.
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>> of you young football players hit the field in berkeley for a cam. the weekly campus held, but a volunteer coach says yesterday's turnout is much less than what he's seen in past years. >> we normally have 60 or 70 kids. due to the violence, a lot of people are scared to come out here. come out here and be active. let them see there's more to life and going to funerals and jail. >> coached todd walker tells us the campus has been running for nine years. it happens every saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. >> the giants looking to sweep the a's out of san francisco. yesterday's game two was scoreless until the seventh. the ball came up and he went down. the umpire ruled the ball and hit him. a's manager argued saying the ball hit the bat. he would later be ejected. eventually the giants have a
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one run lead. giants go on to win 4-nothing. ramirez preparing to join the oakland a's. last night he went 0-4 with 3 strikeouts in history belay debut. ramirez is eligible for return to the majors on may 30th after serving a 50 game suspension from a second positive drug test. he retired last season rather than serve 100 game suspension. >> racehorse i'll have another needs just one more to win the triple crown. it just doesn't get more exciting than that. he came from behind, as you can see, and one yesterday in baltimore. it was a repeat.
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>> i'm just happy for the worst, because that horse, you know, people keep telling us he's just not good enough. just keep proving people wrong. >> i'll have another is headed to new york state. if he wins, he will be the first triple crown champion since 1978. >> should be a great race. june 9th. should be exciting. i bet rosemary is triple about the triple crown. >> it's very exciting. around our neighborhood for today, we've got some nice weather is over. it may be that is exciting to you. don't take it for granted. changes in store. a nice walk this afternoon and then it cooled down starting as early as tomorrow. in northwesterly flow has knocked out that murray and layer. most of us waking up with sunny
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skies. a little bit of a breeze. 50s this morning and we look at low 50s for napa. 53 san francisco. backing up, that's going to be the weather changer. still a couple hundred miles off the coast. high clouds eventually heading our way. for today it's a lot like yesterday. sunny skies. here are your mid-day numbers. low 60s for the coast, and for lunchtime the inland locations could be sitting in the mid to upper 70s. just a gorgeous day if you like this kind of weather. your extended forecast showing you the cooled down. as we head into the holiday weekend, could be cloudy or a bit cool. get out and enjoy it the day. >> facebook ceo mark zuckerberg updates his facebook status to marry. >> and let's give you a live
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>> this started about an hour a goal. 40,000 participants don't crossing the start line. >> thousands of customers making their way past alamosa square. coming up, the new rules that are now in place. and we will tell you what neighbors think. >> plus, flames pour out of the san francisco home. the injuries that caused and why firefighters had an especially hard time putting it out. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on two. >> good morning. it's sunday, may 20th area. >> lots of people headed outside today. we've got the 40,000 runners in san francisco, the giants and a's, rose mary with a fantastic forecast. >> don't forget about those backyard parties. another fabulous day in stores. the result like yesterday. we do have a cool down in the
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forecast. i will show you what you can expect for the area and a look ahead, not. >> right now thousands of people in san francisco for the annual bay to breakers race. we have live team coverage. first, let's go to the start line. >> believe it or not, the participants here are starting to thin out a little bit but we still have thousands of people yet to cross the start. the start of bay to breakers was about an hour ago. 40,000 people are expected to participate. i've noticed over the past hour as we start to get toward the back of the participants, we see more costumes, more people having a good time here today. let's take a look at some video at the start of the race at 7:00 this morning. these are the serious runners that are running the 12-kilometer
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race. there are about 40 so-called elite runners. the bulk of the 40,000 people are here for fun, many of them wearing costumes for you that is a the sixth tradition in the 101 years of the running of this race. there's another tradition, the tossing of tortillas. there is a history to be told. we talked to jim bland who brought hundreds of tortillas for the crowd to toss. >> they would bring beach balls out and throw them in the crowd. as the sponsorship died out, the beach balls went away. we started seeing tortillas show up. pretty soon just plain tortillas started showing up. now i bring them every year. >> of course, thousands upon thousands of tortillas are just
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one of many things that the crews will cleanup. the participants make their way past civic center to golden gate park. the race will conclude at ocean beach. after this right now, we are going to try to make our way over to ocean beach to the finish line. we don't know what the traffic is going to be like between here and there. if you are headed to downtown, except the roads to be closed. >> the rules of the race are a little different compared to two years ago. organizers are hoping to crack down on public drunkenness. allie rasmus wife to tell us about the restrictions. >> is still early but so far there haven't been any problems. keep in mind one of the rules that hasn't changed is that murray is still the law. if you see us move the camera away quickly, it's because we are trying to avoid getting that on air.
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no alcohol, no open containers, no floats. everyone who runs in bay to breakers has to register to run. we'll show you, this is the hayes street hill where you see thousands of people make in their wake past alamosa square. this race goes through seven different san francisco neighborhoods. two years ago some neighbors complained about the party getting a little out of hand. the race was almost canceled until organizers and a new sponsor came in. they put the new rules in place. this is the second year in a row. some of those people say so far so good. >> it's pretty calm today. i don't see any beer cakes yet. compared to the last couple years. they've got it more control.
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>> along with some private security, race organizers have hired more private security this year to enforce those new rules. there is also about 360 san francisco police officers on duty on the race route. they are at scott and hayes street. this is kind of the midpoint of this race. there is also neighborhood volunteers. people will live in the seven different neighborhood who have volunteered to be a longer route and direct people, people who may be drunk and a little bit too excited. you direct them where to go to find the facilities, find bathroom's, and there's also a row of portable base here. all of these organizations are trying to make sure that people party safely and there is still an effective atmosphere here.
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>> bart -open-curly-brace morning and it's running longer trains for those going to and from bay to breakers. and san francisco, spell -- a special shuttles for the race. you can board with the special events past, which ranges from eight to $12. the race goes from howard to the west end of golden gate park. expect street closures along the route until 4:00 p.m.. areas around the park and finish line will be closed until 4:00. today probably is not the best day if you have to drive through san francisco. again, take another look at that map on our website. find more information on bay to breakers under the weekend extras section at ktvu.com. >> pgn e crew repaired a gas line that severed when a car rammed into a gas line. the vehicle rolled over and ended upside down. the crash happened last night just
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before 9:00. pg&e said the meter on the line was sheared off and that left the line on cap and was out a shutoff valve. building inspectors were brought in to inspect the house. one person was injured in an accident and was taken to san francisco general. >> investigators try to determine what sparked a house fire in san francisco hospitalizing three people. the fire broke out last night around 7:30 in the city's bayview district. a neighbor reported cellphone video of the flames coming from the house as firefighters arrived. neighbors say residents were throwing a party when the fire started. they say one man was burned trying to rescue the others. >> i saw flames everywhere. we all rushed outside. the whole house was on fire. i was in shock. >> two people were taken to save france's with burn injuries. the third injured -- a third injured went to san francisco
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bay hospital. 31 pg&e customers lost power for several hours. a few hundred marijuana plants inside in oakland warehouse. authorities say the conditions are too dangerous to enter, but police are planning to execute a search warrant. we first told you about this yesterday. the fire was so intense flames shot 30 feet into the air. neighbors were worried about their safety. no arrests have been made. >> san jose police looking for whoever shot and injured a teenager. 18-year-old was shot around 6:40 last night. police found him with at least one gunshot wound, it is expected to survive. police say the shooting was gang related and anyone with information is asked to call san jose police. >> the city of oakland wants to ban protesters from carrying what they call tools of violence.
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those include shields, polls, and hammers. this is according to the san francisco chronicle. the oakland city council safety committee is considering the ordinance on tuesday. it would apply to demonstrations planned in the city of oakland. it seems to be in response to occupy demonstrations which have included incidents of vandalism. >> good morning to you. another enjoyable day. the forecast, a live look at the city. we've got patches of fog, but nothing like what we saw yesterday morning along the coast line. mostly sunny skies and it looks like the marine layer is at least 20 miles offshore. 51 degrees than a rosa, 50 to san francisco. we are -- even a few low 60s already out there this morning. today will be the warmest day in some areas before we start to see the changes coming in the this trough moving closer to the coast. eureka starting to see high
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clouds. if you are anticipating that daniel or it clips for today, it looks like we are mostly sunny. eureka happens to be one of the best places to see that. the entire ring of fire. they will have a mix of clouds. we are mostly sunny for the afternoon. afternoon breeze. we are going to watch as the bridge of high-pressure breaks down in the cooler air moves in. by tonight we expect even an onshore flow to strengthen or give low 60s at the coast, 70s around the bay, and a few low to mid 80s expected around the inland areas. if you're headed to the beaches, elevated levels of indicated bacteria. that's what you should be aware of. they should have signs posted 82 santa rosa, 83 napa, 77 polio. in the city this afternoon, 68 degrees, 63 for pacacica. again, maybe a few upper 80s in
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the inland areas. 82 for today in san jose. along the peninsula, mostly sunny skies. you're extended forecast here. we do begin to cool down. by tomorrow morning we expect the low clouds to return to the area. in fact, they may be back by this evening. at sunset at 8:17. notice the drop off. anywhere from five to 10 degrees cooler. three to 5 degrees cooler for the coast. we hold onto this pattern. partly cloudy skies expected on tuesday, wednesday, thursday. by thursday, we are below average for this year. heading into the memorial day weekend, partly cloudy and cool. i will have your forecast coming up. >> a deadly earthquake overseas. where it hit and the damage it caused. >> plus, the nation's most
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prominent civil rights group prompts its stance on gay rights civil marriage. >> first, a live look out side. all is smooth sailing for the first time in a while. usually that is bumper to bumper, but not on a sunday morning. time now is 8:12.
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>> good morning to you. i live look from oakland. a brilliant start to the morning. the nation's largest and oldest african-american civil rights group throwing its support behind gay marriage. the naacp voted yesterday to declare marriage equality a civil right. in the past the group also spoke out against proposition 8 in california. can't -- the stance comes two weeks after president obama came out in support of same-sex marriage. >> think that people issue -- that people listen. it's something people are talking about on a national level. they are going to start talking about it in their homes. >> same-sex marriage is legal in sixth straits and the district of columbia. >> facebook ceo mark is a gerber has changed his facebook status from single to married. he married his longtime girlfriend, 27-year-old priscilla chan, during a small ceremony yesterday. it was apparently a surprise to
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all of their guests who thought they were coming over to celebrate a recent graduation from ucsf medical school. the couple met at harvard university and have been together for more than nine years. four people are dead after a powerful earthquake in northern italy. the magnitude six-point oh quake hit early this morning north of the city. you see the earthquake caused buildings to collapse, including some historic outings. this was one of the strongest earthquakes to shake the area. >> protesters plan to disrupt the nato summit later this morning in chicago. however, there have already been clashes with police. one demonstrator stepped in front of a moving police van and was pushed back. about 18 people were arrested for disturbing the peace and blocking streets. three men are behind bars on terrorism charges. they are accused of plotting to
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blow up police stations, squad cars, and president obama's campaign headquarters in chicago. the president and first lady landed at o'hare last night. the plan is to address issues including the future of afghanistan ranging from security to the upcoming election. moments ago the nato chief said the alliance is solid and that there is no rush for countries to exit afghanistan. >> bay area antiwar activists holding their own rally in support of the protesters. the group having in berkeley at the university avenue footbridge pot. members say they won't be there all day long. the rally in -- includes protesters. >> eight world leaders spent two days at a retreat focusing on issues including iran. while president obama refrain from using the word austerity, he says the leaders agree they must strike a balance between growth and
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implementing fiscal performance. >> for the past three years, our nations have worked together and with others, first, to rescue a global economy from freefall, then to wrestle it back to a path of recovery and growth. our progress has been dashed. >> the president announced there will be a us-led coalition to address climate change. the eight countries will also monitor the oil markets in hopes of driving down gas prices worldwide. there were actually 10 liters at the summit, and that's because the president of the european commission and the european council were also at the table. first lady michelle obama gave a white house tour to the wives of the leaders. the white house curator told about the history of each room, including the east room in the state dining room are you the husband of german chancellor is the only first man among the first ladies. he is rarely seen in and he did
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skip the event. >> for president george w. bush headed back to the white house. the former president said to be back at his former residence at the end of the month for the unveiling of his official portrait. he will be accompanied by laura bush greet a spokesman for the couple says they are looking forward to seeing friends back in washington and grateful to the obama's for their hospitality. >> friends and family remembering three boston university students killed in a van crash in new zealand. services held yesterday are you the three were killed last week when a van they were traveling in rolled over during a sightseeing trip. several others were hurt. new zealand authorities have charged the driver who is also a boston university student with careless driving causing injury or death. all of the students were in new zealand on a study abroad program. instead of a strip -- but trip to six flags, more than 60 students ended up in hospital after a school bus crash. the students were on their way to an amusement park yesterday when
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six schoolbuses crashed into each other. one driver was tapped and had to be cut out. >> it could've been a lot worse, especially with a number of students on each one of the buses. >> most of the students were taken to the hospital as of caution, some treated for minor injuries and released. >> all lanes northbound 101 in redwood city are blocked to cause an incident. highway patrol just on scene within the last 10 minutes. we will update you as more information starts to come in. >> also, a gold rush in yosemite. environmentalists say, not so fast. the effort underway to keep minors away. >> mostly sunny skies, mild to warm weather for the afternoon, once again before the big cooldown moves in. i will take a look at what you can expect coming up.
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>> with all a developing news at this hour. we are learning about a traffic problem on 101 are you all lanes blocked except for the far right lane. this is northbound 101 north of marie parkway. it appears this is traffic accident, but there are now reports that there is a fight on the highway possibly with weapons. chp is on the scene but that area will be a problem. it was like it could be a problem for a while. we continue to watch and keep you updated. >> a large wildfire in colorado we told you about yesterday is
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almost contained. lower temperatures and higher humidity helped crews yesterday. firefighters cleared brush and branches by setting controlled burns. that fire has burned 12 square miles. >> environmental group wants to ban gold mining in your yosemite national park. the group plans to ask the white house to bar mining within 10 miles of the park area is gathering signatures for a petition to send to the president. backers say the skyrocketing price of gold has some people staking claims to close to the protected lands. prospectors say current regulations to protect the environment are good enough. >> looks like a perfect morning for everyone running. later today for those living in lynn, it's going to get pretty hot. posted the 90s. >> it will be toasty in some areas. if you're headed to the central valley, we could see a few 90s.
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giving you a look at the microclimate forecast. low 60s at the coast for the afternoon, upper 60s around san francisco expected for today. temperatures will be in the 70s as we get a little further inland, and then we watched numbers actually quickly warmed. we are looking at upper 70s near lafayette, one that creek. as we get further inland, the numbers sitting in the mid to upper 80s. if you're headed to modesto or sacramento, could be near 90 degrees. at&t park for the afternoon, another great day to see a ballgame. 66 degrees, and the winds five to 15 miles per hour. the latter the sunblock on the kids. it's going to be sunny. the extended forecast shows the cooldown we've been talking about. notably cooler for the inland
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areas. mid-seventies and mostly sunny skies. this is your kind of weather. 77 expected by tomorrow and then we eventually dropped into the low 70s. meanwhile, around the coast it could be cool, breezy, with morning clouds and partly cloudy skies for the afternoon. back to the desk. >> a pretty special tribute to the golden gate bridge. dozens of people dressed in orange and red have formed a number 75 yesterday that chrissy field in san francisco. they did it to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the bay area landmark. the national park service and golden gate national conservancy hold of that event. >> honoring supervisor harvey milk. >> and it's the 101st bay to breakers this morning. we are live in alamo square as some participants make their way up the hill. most of them, as you can see, are walking. a lot of them in costume.
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>> serious runners and those just having some fun are moving through the streets of san francisco. this is the 101st bay to breakers. welcome back. >> it all got underway just about 90 minutes ago. the elite runners have already made it through the course. allie rasmus live in alamo square where other runners are just coming down from the tough he is street hill.
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>> good morning. at this point, we don't see too many people running, it's mostly people walking or jogging. even see thousands of people still making their way down past alamosa square park. customs are still allowed, and so is nudity, so keep in mind if you see our camera move out of the way, it's because we are trying to avoid you seeing that life. so far, we haven't seen any blatant displays of drunkenness. we have seen people with containers of gatorade, maybe gatorade mixed with some other things, but so far no problems or no arrests out here. we haven't had anyone yanked off the racecourse. a couple years ago public drunkenness became a problem. 26 people went to the hospital without all poisoning. for the second year in a row, new restrictions in place. no open containers, no alcohol, no floats, and everyone running must be registered. neighbors who live around here say so far, so good for you some of the people who came to watch say it's too early to see if people are following the rules just yet.
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>> this is fine, very civilized. almost scary. >> san francisco always finds a way around it. >> i don't think you can tell. it's only 7:30. >> in order to enforce the new rules, their art about 360 san francisco police officers lined up along the race route. you see a few of them here on this corner. there's also paramedics and red cross on standby just in case anything happens. again, we haven't seen anyone being taken away or treated for what looks like alcohol poisoning of although there is someone in the ambulance who got heat stroke. there is also some neighborhood watch fonte's amongst the spectators on this route. they are directing some of the people where to go if they need to find a porta potty or if they need to find a red cross. everyone involved in trying to make sure things are effective.
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>> as of right now, all of the registered runners have left the starting line in downtown. the route runs along howard street up the hayes street hill and through golden gate park. streets along the course will be closed until a love and a.m. closed until 4:00 p.m. in the park and along the great highway. several bus routes have been changed to accommodate the closure area we would like to see are pictures from today's bay to breakers. >> new this morning. the former libyan intelligence officer convicted in the 1988 lockerbie bombing has died. he was the only person convicted in the bombing of a pam am flight over scotland that killed 270 people. he was released from prison three years ago because it was said
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he only had months to live. san jose police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the next step in their investigation. a body was found yesterday morning in the blood of the bay river between west santa clara and west julian street. investigators say volunteers picking up trash discovered those remains. the man appeared to be in his 50s. the cause of death is not known yet. police say foul play is not suspected. >> a funeral is scheduled for thursday for a supervisor. 73-year-old gail o, died yesterday morning from ovarian cancer. she served 16 years on the board of supervisors, and before that 19 years on the lafayette to counsel. she planned to retire from public office when her term expired next year or your jihad taught at uc berkeley and was an advocate for children. >> gay-rights planner for harvey milk being honored this week.
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>> the celebration started yesterday when that class was rededicated in harvey milk was it. the original plaque was stolen last october. fully suspect they took it to sell the metal. the district raise enough money to replace it. people attending the rededication ceremonies say the plaque is an important part of the community. >> we have to always remember harvey as a visionary and a trailblazer that he was. >> he was one of the first openly gay politicians and made history when he was elected as san francisco supervisor back in 1977 or eight he was shot to death a year later along with san francisco mayor george was going. this tuesday will be the third annual harvey milk day across san francisco. the group said california.com is encouraging parents to keep their students home that day.
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>> someone stole a motorcycle bombing to the mayor of although layla. mayor davis parked his road king at city hall and it was stolen late friday afternoon from the employee only parking lot. the harley is black with chrome parts. davis said he had the bike for more than a decade, and he tells the times hero but it's frustrating and disappointing but that he won't lose any sleep over it. >> two teenaged boys in juvenile hall after being arrested for trent to break into a middle school. it happened at hogan metal school. officers were called in after someone saw the two boys breaking into a classroom and leaving with a computer monitor. when police arrived, they found one of the boys trying to hide the monitor. the 14 and 15-year-olds were arrested and have been booked into juvenile hall. >> democratic lawmakers say they are willing to fight governor jerry brown over the state budget. the sacramento bee reports that democrats are digging in and will block some of the deepest cuts to welfare, child care, and
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college scholarships for low-income students. the governor says the deficit is jumped from $9 billion to $16 billion. a legislative analyst said it could top $17 billion. in the past lawmakers reduced the deficit with one-time accounting maneuvers shifting funds from one program to another. tomorrow is the last day to register for the june 5th election. drop off registration cards at your local election office or mail them in with tomorrow's postmark, while voting for your party's presidential nomination may be mute, there are important local races and statewide measures. initiatives include limiting the terms in office for legislators as well as an extra tax on cigarettes for cancer research. >> a rare sight in the sky visible across the bay area tonight. there's going to be an annual or eclipse. that happens when the moon passes in front of the sun leaving a bright ring of fire around the moon's edge. it you are going to be able to see it tonight between 5:15 and
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7:40 or yet experts say we are too far south to see a complete ring. the peak of the eclipse happens around 6:32 prius several doing events are planned across the bay area. find more on our website. just look under hot topics. >> a historic world war ii battleship will leave the bay area today. the uss iowa is heading for los angeles where it will become a floating museum. the battleship carried franklin roosevelt. today the iowa will cross underneath the golden gate bridge around 3:30 this afternoon as it leaves the bay area. this week's second look focuses on the history of system and a mothball fleet including the uss iowa. catch that at all of after the 10:00 news. >> breaking news. the chp at a motorcycle
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collision site near redwood city. several motorcycles are involved, and there are injuries. it happened just after 8:00 this morning. this is on highway 101 north of marine parkway. initial reports say there was fight going on, but that's now not true. they are dealing with injuries but no fights on the highway. most of the roadway was blocked. chp says it should clear up in the next half-hour. >> good morning. i live look from san jose this morning. mostly clear skies around the region. a little bit of haze out there this morning. air quality remains good too moderate for your sunday. our numbers will be back up again. we are already rebounding with plenty of sunshine. partly to mostly skies along the coastline. this is the system on the arise in bringing us colder air as early as tomorrow. enjoy what we have for today one last day.
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temperatures above average, in some cases. if this is too warm, hold on because we have a pooling trend on the way for tomorrow. starting today, mostly sunny skies, 60s at the coast, widespread 70s around the bay. i tomorrow that system i showed you a moment ago will continue to migrate toward the coast. your forecast for today. we are looking at mostly clear skies right now as we continue through most of the date area by the evening hours, notice the marine layer returning but it looks like we will hold off on seeing any high clouds from that system i showed you a moment ago. if you're interested in seeing the annual or eclipse, we are in pretty good shape for that. i would suggest heading east if you want to see all of the ring of fire. here at home and have a great shot as well, we just are not going to see the entire thing. take time at around 6:30. 53 in oakland, 54 san rafael.
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low 60s in fairfield, concord, 59 livermore as well as san jose. if you are getting out early, you may actually notice it's warmer. you will feel a difference. 82 santa rosa. 68 in the city. the winds begin to turn on shore a little bit later tonight. that murray and layer expected back right about dinnertime. 85. inland anti-state are nice and warm. santa cruz, it's a nice day for you. 74 for the afternoon. again, notable drop against tomorrow with the gradual cooling trend all the way into wednesday and thursday where we are a little bit below average for this time of year. back to you. >> a new capitol corridor stop in santa clara. starting tomorrow the passenger
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plane will begin service to the santa clara university station located on railroad avenue. because of the new stuff, some other trains will be running on a later schedule. >> time now is 8:41. he's now in the u.s. after escaping house arrest in china. what's next for the blind activist at the center of an international dispute. >> first, a live look outside at the bay bridge toll plaza. always smooth now for those of you headed into the ballgame this afternoon. time now is 8:42. ♪
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>> good morning to you. i live look from the bay to breakers event going on this morning. just a grand event under mostly sunny skies. >> this morning a roadside bomb blew up near a group of observers. no one was hurt in the blast and it's unclear who was the target. meanwhile, am a true video has just been released of a similar explosion last week where u.n. vehicles were hit. on the video, there's a lot of smoke from the bomb blast. people can be seen here. the u.n. says no observer was injured. however, nine people died when
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a car bomb detonated in eastern syria yesterday. overman and rebel forces win each other for the attacks. there is suspicion is that al qaeda may have been responsible. >> to servicemembers dead after an insurgent attack. nato has not released any details on the attack are you the soldiers nationalities have also not yet been released. 24 troops have been killed in afghanistan this month. >> pakistan has blocked were. it says twitter refused to remove material related to a competition on facebook to post depictions of the prompted mohammed. pakistan said facebook has agreed to address the concerns that twitter has not. many muslims believe the depictions of the prophet are blasphemous. >> a blind chinese activist at the center of an international debut -- international dispute will live in manhattan greenwich village. last night a crowd debuted and
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chaired the wife and husband. a month ago he escaped house arrest. he is criticized the beijing compliment over sports -- the u.s. and china worked out a deal to allow him and his family to move to the state. his wife translated for him. >> at the most critical juncture, the american embassy in china provided a safe haven, and the american government has been provided great assistance and given me partial citizenship right here. >> although he lost his eyesight as a child, he became a lawyer in china and he's expected to study american law. >> a prominent retired psychiatrist apologizing to the gay community for supporting the idea of a geek you are. in 2001, dr. robert spitzer concluded some gay people can become straight through reparative
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therapy. spitzer interviewed 200 people who said therapy helped change. he now says the study was flawed. this is the same doctor that help remove homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in the 19 70s. tomorrow a former rutgers university student sentenced for spying on his gay roommate who later committed suicide. he faces 10 years in prison after being found guilty of a hate crime. prosecutors say he used a web camera to catch his college roommate, tyler clemente, kissing another man in september of 2010. two days later he spied again and encouraged other students to watch. secretary of the interior health with the dedication of the fourth national monument yesterday. the former military post is now popular with hikers, mountain bikers, and horse decorators. government leaders say the
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designation should boost tourism and bring in more jobs. >> we have formed that we would be hiring within. we are well on our way to getting that done for the summer. the president is very focused on making sure we are providing. >> the post was established in 1917. some of the land went to california state university are you. an environmental group wants to ban gold-mining near yosemite national park. the group environment california plans to ask the white house to bar mining within 10 miles of the park. backers say the skyrocketing has some people staking claims to close to the protected lands. credit regulations designed to protect the environment are good enough. volunteers with save the day picked up garbage along oakland damon slough at the martin luther
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king regional shoreline. dozens of people picked up litter like fast food containers and cigarette butts pray they say they also found a lot of plastic bags. >> the san francisco bay is home to hundreds of endangered and threatened species. we want to keep plastics out of the bay to prevent wildlife from consuming it and eventually dying from it. >> the work was part of a larger effort for national river cleanup day. >> hundreds learning how to grow and sell their own produce. but as an green onions were for sale yesterday morning. the students cultivate crops and the schools of the shovel garden for their health and science classes. >> where the lowest local farm area 3 miles away is where all of this
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was grown. >> it takes a lot of work to keep a small garden growing. >> to other schools are also part of the san francisco school district school yard to market program. money from the sale of the produce all goes back into the program. >> hundreds of people enjoyed a party like atmosphere to raise awareness about a serious problem. the seventh annual walk to end poverty was held at oakland lake merit yesterday. the event was organized by the alameda county oakland community partnership. they say there are about 200,000 people in the counties struggling to pay rent and purchase food. >> one in five of our youth are in poverty right now. this really highlights what we can do as citizens to really end of the issues of poverty. >> those who attended the law perceived free breakfast and lunch. they also received information on how low income residents can
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receive help. >> i'll have another needs just one more to win the triple crown. >> i'll have another came from behind and won the preakness stakes yesterday in baltimore. it was a repeat of the kentucky derby. >> i'm just happy for the worse because if people keep telling him he's not good enough, i just hope he could keep proving people wrong. >> i'll have another is now headed to new york state for the belmont stakes. if he wins, he will be the first triple crown champion since
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affirmed in 1978. >> quite the drought. great to see one. the oakland a's signed him despite a 50 game suspension for your many ramirez is working his way back into the big leagues. how he fared in his debut. >> mostly sunny, and temperatures turning mild outside our doors this morning with a nice warm-up in store for your afternoon. i will have the numbers ♪
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>> pro cyclist cap off the tour of california this morning. the final stage is a nearly 45- mile sprint to the finish. it starts in beverly hills at 10:10. riders brace from rodeo drive through hollywood past dodgers stadium, city hall, and the staples center to finish at l.a. live just before noon. >> the giants are looking to sweep the a's out of san francisco today. yesterday's game was scoreless until the seventh. the pitchers squared around but the ball came up and he went down. the umpire ruled the ball hit him so he was awarded first taste. bob melvin argued. still feeling he would later get ejected. giants have a one run lead.
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the score for another run. giants go onto win for-nothing nothing. manny ramirez preparing to join the oakland a's. last night he went 0-443 strikeouts. a ramirez is eligible to return to the majors on may 30th after serving a busy day in suspension from a second positive drug test. he was hired by seasoned. commissioner sat out most the season. >> 8:56. as you are getting ready to head out the door, the weather looks nice. >> a great day for shorts and flip ups. as we get back to work, the weather will be cooling down. outside this morning, wall-to- wall sunshine. we do have a little bit of a haze around the date. along the coast of the sun is shining and in most cases a lot more bright than what we saw yesterday along the coast are yet if you are still thinking about heading to the bay to breakers, we look at about 54 degrees, mostly sunny skies. maybe you are thinking about the final mile after race. 61 degrees and mostly sunny skies right about noon time.
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we've got a nice day in store, once again. wide spread low 70s for the east bay today. maybe heading out to berkeley, there's a jazz festival going on there. 68 in the city for the afternoon. that stretch along the peninsula, mostly sunny skies and 78 degrees in redwood city. just about perfect, if you ask me. a nice warm day to maybe do some wine tasting in the north bay. given a look at the extent of forecast. we are rolling those numbers back. it's a gradual cool off that will take is below average by wednesday and into thursday. back to you. >> bay to breakers is well underway. live team coverage this morning as tens of thousands of people run and walk the streets of san francisco. >> plus, ramping up enforcement. but the highway patrol on police agencies will be keeping an eye out for this week.
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injuries a fire caused and why firefighters had an especially difficult time knocking this one down. a car slams into a san francisco home. the damage it caused that had
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crews on the scene all night long. good morning, everyone. welcome. it's sunday, may 20. >> we're going to have another nice day to closeout your weekend, but then some cooler weather is moving on in. our meteorologist has a quick look at your forecast. hi, rosemary. >> good morning to you. if you enjoyed yesterday, you're going to enjoy today. maybe even a little better for some along the coastline, waking up with mostly sunny skies and into the valley numbers warming once again. 60s for the coast and 70s around the bay, 80s for some of the inland spots. i'll break it down in a bit. we begin with an update on breaking news in the peninsula. within the next few minutes they're hoping to clear up a pileup on the northbound lanes of highway 101 at marine parkway. the crash happened about an hour ago. it does involve several
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motorcycles. there were initial reports a fight broke out, but the highway patrol says there were no altercations, just people that were hurt from the collision. they did update and tell us one to two lanes are blocked, down from four lanes. again, we'll continue to watch that, but we do expect traffic to move back through soon. the 111th race, elite runners done, but plenty of people still out there. what's happening out there? >>reporter: sometimes people forget it's for a good cause, some people walking, some signs and a lot of costumes, and at
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this point it's turned more into the festive tradition it's known for. neighbor complaints about the 2010 race getting out of hand. we haven't seen any arrests for violating the rules, but we did talk to people who found ways to get around them. >> vodka and vitamin water, keep you hydrated and get you drunk. >> you know that's not allowed. >> well, still got to have a good time. it's san francisco. >>reporter: do you think that will ever change, finding ways to get around the rules? >> never. >>reporter: now, along with the 40,000 people who have
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registered to take part in the race, there are an estimated 80 to 100,000 lined up along the route watching the people -- i don't know if you call them runners at this point, but a moving block party essentially. race organizers have hired private security and police and have red cross stationed on the corner over there. again, we haven't seen any arrests, no blatantties plays of public drunkenness. some people are finding ways to get around the rules. >>. >>reporter: wore two hours and
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nine minutes into the race. the elite runners finished a long time ago. the woman finished slightly faster than last year. the male a little off the peace from last year. what we have here are thousands of people, 40,000 participating in beta breakers. there are thousands more to go. when we were live an hour ago, we were at the start line. we did not travel through the middle of the city to get here to the finish line. we took the long way south around because there are road closures still in effect for the beta breakers race. expect the road closures through downtown starting to move toward the ocean beach area.
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expect them until about 10:00. >> the race goes to the west end of golden gate park where we just saw ken do his live report. expect street closures along the route until 11:00 a.m. areas around the park where the finish line is, those will be closed down until 4:00 in the afternoon. today is probably not the best day to look to drive right through san francisco. muni is running special shuttles for the race, running until 2 p.m. you can board with a special events pass, which ranges from 8-$12. there are longer trains for those going to and from the beta breakers. we have more information on the website. you can see the course map in the weekend extra section of ktvu.com. a crew had to cap a gas line that ruptured after a car
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slammed into a house in san francisco. the vehicle rolled over and ended up upside down. the crash happened just before 9:00 last night at this home. building inspectors were brought in to evaluate structural integrity of the house. one person injured in the accident and taken to san francisco general. investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house fire in san francisco that sent three people to the hospital. that fire broke out around 7:30 last night at a home on lucy street. a neighbor recorded this cell phone video here of flames coming from the house just as firefighters arrived. neighbors say residents were throwing a party when the fire started. they say one man was burned trying to rescue the others. >> i looked out the window and saw flames going everywhere, and we rushed outside. the house was just on fire. i was in shock.
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i didn't believe it was happening. >> two people were taken to st. francis memorial hospital with burn injuries. the third victim went to san francisco general. the fire also knocked out electrical lines making the situation even more dangerous. 31 customers lost power for several hours. a few marijuana plants remain inside an oakland warehouse that caught fire. the conditions too dangerous for them to go inside and get the plants, but police are planning to execute a search warrant. we first told about you this fire yesterday right here on mornings on . flames shot up 30 feet into the air. neighbors say they were worried about their safety. no arrests have been made. today police are looking for who shot an injured a teenager. the 18-year-old was shot near honeysuckle drive. police found him with at least one gunshot wound, and he is expected to survive. police say this shooting was gang related, and anyone with any information is asked
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to call san jose police. the nation's largest and oldest african-american civil rights group is throwing their support behind gay marriage, naacp voting to declare gay marriage a civil right. this comes two weeks after president obama came out in support of same sex marriage. >> i think people listen when they issue a statement. marriage equality is something people are talking about on a national level and are going to start talking about in their homes. >> same sex marriage is legal in six states and the district of columbia, but 31 states have passed amendments to ban it. tomorrow the highway patrol and police agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement. california's click it or ticket runs tomorrow through june 3. authorities say anyone caught unbuckled can expect a ticket, not a warning. the fines for not wearing a seat belt start at $142 for
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first time offenders. good morning to you. mostly sunny skies for the remainder of our weekend. low clouds are going to be moving back in, but for today mostly sunny. you can see the coast mostly sunny skies inland. west-northwest breeze 13 miles per hour. a slight onshore breeze in fairfield, but not really enough. we've got a northwesterly flow that's pretty much cut off that delta breeze, so we'll be warming it up once again. already beginning to see the warmup. san jose 61 degrees, 61 near redwood city. mountain view, palo alto low 60s already. 66 in concord, and off to the north bay temperatures are 60, santa rosa 61 in napa. we do have changes on the
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horizon. still almost 200 miles out, the leading edge of the high clouds. this is going to be sliding towards the coast, and when it does it's going to bring back the onshore flow and drive our temperatures down. we're looking at any where from five to 10 degrees cooler tomorrow than this afternoon. here's your forecast. we do stay mostly clear even for the coast. by this evening it begins to form once again and will deepen throughout the overnight hours. we're expected to wake up with mostly cloudy for the coast by tomorrow morning. if you're headed for the beach, under the sunshine we do have an advisory to talk about hazard near mavericks. elevated levels of an indicator of bacteria. they do have postings so you'll see them if you're headed that way. 82 expected for sonoma. 85 in clear lakes. that will be one of the warmer spots. you can see a nice day.
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oakland 74 degrees, the greek festival continuing if you're headed there. walnut creek 85. a lot of nice weather going on around the bay. what a nice place to be. there's your extended forecast. we're slipping back into the upper 70s for our valley locations, and this might actually be your cup of tea. we'll continue to watch those temperatures fall back into the low 70s by thursday low 60s and cool by the coast. back to the desk. an early morning wakeup call for folks in northern italy. the damage caused by a 6.0 magnitude quake. the nato summit gets underway in chicago, and police
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preparing for more clashes with protesters. a live look outside at traffic on 28 in san jose. highway patrol working a scene in redwood city, northbound 101 north of marine parkway remain closed at this hour from an earlier accident. time now 9:12. you're watching mornings on 2. the more products we touch around the sink, the more dirt can spread around the kitchen. that's why we created the lysol no-touch kitchen system. one solution for sparkling dishes, plus clean surfaces, plus healthy hands.
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at least four people with dead after a powerful earthquake in italy. it hitterly this morning, and as you can see that earthquake did cause some buildings to collapse. that includes some historic buildings. even before the nato conference begins, there were clashes and arrests. another person has been charged with making terrorist threats. thousands of protesters will take to the streets today in chicago. mike? >>reporter: we've seen from time to time observers in black
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clothing popping up, observing from their position and also some of the barricade and vans that are in place to keep anyone from getting up close to mccormick place, all of this as the tensions have been growing between police and protesters, and they're now enter their largest day. we've seen a few skirmishes. one dem stray forgot in front of a police van, pounding on the van. the van accelerated with the demonstrator in front and he is now claiming he was injured. we've seen police using batons to shove demonstrators back onto the route. we've seen them use them to strike demonstrators. more than one dozen people have been arrested thus far. the most alarming are a fourth person has been hit with charges related to terrorism. this is a 24-year-old individual from the north side, and his charges relate to the manufacturing of cocktails that
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were supposed to be used at this particular event. now, an organizer says the idea of their demonstrations is to get the world to focus on nato when in fact just the opposite happens. you get people focusing on the demonstrators. they form up protest stew. that's what gets all of the attention out here. the police technique seems to largely be, you're young, angry, want to march. get on the street and walk it off. they have these kids marching in circles until about 11:00 when the protest simply died out because the kids got tired. the police presence that we see, a lot of light gear with the police close to the crowds, these are police who are mostly mounted on bicycles. the police with the heavier gear it close by and can be called in if needed. mike? >> thanks for that update, mike. we appreciate it. bay area antiwar activists are holding their own rally in support of the nato protesters.
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the group code pink is gathering this morning at the university avenue foot bridge above interstate 80. members say they'll be there all day long. the rally includes war protester cindy sheehan. they're calling it occupy the bridge, occupy nato. before the president flew to chicago, he wrapped up the summit, focusing on issues including iran, syria and the european debt crisis. while he refrained from using the word osterty, he says the leaders agree they must strike a balance between growth and implementing fiscal reforms. >> for the past three years our nations have worked together and with others, first to rescue a global economy from free fall, and then to wrestle it back to a path of recovery and growth. >> the president announced there will be a u.s. coalition to address climate change by
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reducing pollute ants. eight countries are also going to monitor the oil markets in hopes of driving down gas prices worldwide. there were actually 10 leaders as the g8 summit because the european council were also at the table. first lady michelle obama gave a white house tour to the wives of the g8 leaders, telling them about the history of each room. the husband of german chancellor is is the only first man among the first ladies, but he is rarely seen in public and skipped the event. new this morning, an intelligence officer convicted in the '88 lockerbie bombing has died. his son reports his father died in triopoly this morning, the only person convicted in the bombing of the pan am flight over scotland that killed 270 people. he was released from prison three years ago on humanitarian grounds because it was said he only had months to live.
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friends and family are remembering three boston university students killed in a van crash in new zealand. funeral services were held yesterday. they were travel being in a van when it rolled over during a sightseeing trip. several others were hurt. new zealand authorities have charged the van driver, also a boston university student with careless driving. all of the students were there on a study abroad program. mary kennedy has been laid to rest at the kennedy family compound, estranged of robert kennedy junior found dead wednesday in new york. the medical examiner says the 52-year-old died of asphyxiation by hanging. a private memorial was held yesterday. mary's long time friend and sister-in-law spoke afterwards. >> she was brilliant and beautiful, and she cared so very deeply about everybody
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around her. she had friends in every corner of the globe. >> sources close to the family have told multiple news agencies kennedy hanged herself in the barn of her westchester county home after a very public struggle with drugs, alcohol and depression. the latest white powder scare in texas at the parking lot and on a sidewalk near synagogue. teams were called in to analyze and remove the mystery substance. it turned out it was harmless powder are but nearby residents were shaken by the incident. >> they gave me some gloves and alcohol to wipe my shoe down. >> it's kind of scary. you don't know what's going on. >> we've got a neighborhood pull of trucks and police cars. >> a synagogue spokesman believe it was a prank. just a few days ago the fbi did
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offer a reward for information about those responsible for sending 380 letters filled with white powder. mysterious powders have been found at a shopping center, church, schools and court building. firefighters still fighting a large fire down in southern california. where it started, and what's making it so difficult to get under control. warm weather returning to the bay weather for your sunday. we do have a change on the horizon. we'll take a look coming up.
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firefighters in southern california working to put out a fire that injured a firefighter in fontana. flames spread to a nearby tire business and damaged at least three buildings. about 200 firefighters from across san bernardino county are working to get this fire under control. one firefighter is expected to recover from his heat related injuries.
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it is 9:25. we've been talking about the problem on the 101 all morning. it was the injury accident that shut down four lanes. we've just heard that that the alert has been cancelled. >> for fans making their way to the game, 10:51 pitch. >> a nice one. bring along the ball cap. you're going to need shade. we've got plenty of sunshine. we'll remain mostly sunny for today's game. air quality good to moderate, so no trouble there. do you have lunchtime plans? we've got a nice forecast along the coast. mostly sunny skies, low 60s along the bay. inland widespread 70s. 82 for santa rosa, low to mid 70s for the east bay.
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still looking at 77 for the valley tomorrow. low to mid 70s by wednesday, thursday, so we'll continue to watch the spiral, but it will be gradual. cool by the coast, low 60s for you. the 1,101st beta breakers is underway. there's a live look. mark zucker berger a
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welcome back. right now beta breakers is well underway. >> tens of thousands of runners and partiers on the street, and this is a live look at alamo square. doesn't look like a lot of people are running.
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no alcohol allowed, a number of streets closed, and several muni lines also being rerouted. >> hundreds have also crossed the finish line, and that's ken is now live. >>reporter: 40,000 people participating in the race. we're two hours and change into this race. the lead runners finished after about 39, 34 minutes. the female winner, 39 minutes. male winner from kenya, 34 minutes. times about where they were last year. the woman's finish was a little
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faster. this is the first time you participated? >> first time. >>reporter: what was it like? >> it was awesome. it was more than i expected and i got a little cramped toward the end. i've been wanting to do it. >>reporter: what made you do this year? >> this year i made no excuses, signed up and told myself, no matter what happens, i'll do it. so here i am, finished it. >>reporter: first time, and do it again? >> first time. >>reporter: do you think you'll be back next year? >> definitely. i had so much fun. >>reporter: thank you very much. we still have a lot of people crossing the finish line. there will be road closures throughout downtown and on the court over to ocean beach. those road closures will continue until about 10:00 this
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morning. >> ken just mentioned those road closures. a lot of them are going to remain closed until 11. let's take a closer look at the map. this course runs along howard up to the hill and through golden gate park. the streets in the park and near the beach are going to actually be closed until 4. several bus lines are being rerouted. we'd like to see your pictures from today's beta breakers. you can send them to photos at ktvu.com or post them to the channel 2 morning team's facebook page. waiting for an autopsy to determine what the next step will be in an investigation. a body was found yesterday morning in the gate lupi
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gaudalupey river. the cause of death is not known, but police say foul play is not suspected. the city of oakland wants to ban protesters from carrying tools of violence. those include shields, poles and hammers according to the san francisco chronicle. the city council's public safety committee is considering the ordinance on tuesday, and it would apply to demonstrations planned in the city of oakland. the ordinance does seem to be in response to occupied demonstrations which have included incidents of vandalism. harvey milk is being honored this week. the celebration started yesterday when a new plaque was rededicated. the original was stolen last october. it's suspected that thieves took it to sell the metal. people attending the rededication ceremony say the
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plaque is an important part of the community. >> we have to always remember him as a visionary and trailblazer that he was. >> he was one of the first openly gay politicians and made history when he was elected as san francisco's supervisor in 1977. he was shot to death a year later along with san francisco mayor george moscony. schools are encourage had to hold lessons remembering his life, but that is causing controversy in the group "save california.com, encouraging parents to keep their children home that day. a funeral for a 73-year-old who died from ovarian cancer. she served 16 years on the board of supervisors and 19 years on the lafayette council.
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she add taught at uc berkley and was an advocate for children. the mayor parked his 2001 harley-davidson at city hall, and it was stolen late friday afternoon from the employee- only parking lot. davis says he had the bike for more than a decade. he says it's frustrating, but won't lose any sleepover it. teenagers were arrested after trying to break into a middle school. officers were called after someone saw the two boys breaking into a classroom and leaving with a computer monitor. when police got there, they found one of the boys trying to hide the monitor. the 14 and 15-year-old were arrested and booked into juvenile hall. a rare sight across the bay area tonight, ann i laar eclipse. that happens when the moon passes in front of the sun leaving a bright ring of fire
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around the moon's edge. we'll be able to see it tonight between if i have 16 and 7:40, but experts say we're too far south to see a complete ring. the peak will happen around 6:32 tonight. several viewing events have been planned across the area. find out more on our website at ktvu.com under hot topics. an historic world war ii battleship will not leave the bay area today after all. the uss iowa was scheduled to leave today, but bad weather is delaying the trip. they're going to be making a decision on a new departure date on a day-to-day basis. now, once the iowa makes it down south, it will become a floating museum. this week's second look focuses on the history of the mothball fleet, including the uss iowa. you can catch it tonight right after the 10:00 news. facebook ceo mark
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zuckerberg married his long time girlfriend during a small ceremony at their home in palo alto yesterday. it was apparently a surprise to all their guests who thought they were coming over to celebrate a recent graduation. the couple met at harvard university and have been together more than nine years. a trash trouble spot is a bit cleaner this morning. volunteers picked up garbage along the shoreline, picking up litter like fast food containers and cigarette butts butts and found a lot of plastic bags. >> we want to keep plastics out of the bay to prevent wildlife from consuming and eventually dying from it.
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>> the work was part of a larger effort for national river cleanup day. good morning. a live look from bay point. mostly sunny skies, good to moderate air quality. the pollen count will be high. sunny warm weather tends to push it out from the flowers. the winds generally light, expecting an afternoon onshore breeze as we begin to see a pattern change. for today, going to hold onto the warm weather pattern at least for your sunday. 66 in concord right now. 68 already outside your door in fairfield under mostly sunny skies. bring along the sun block, extra water, 53 in oakland, low 60s santa rosa napa. a nice rebound already underway. your forecast here in the model showing you this is what will begin to cool us down.
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today will be the last day where our numbers are above average, so mostly sunny, mild to warm, a lot like yesterday, maybe a tad warmer for the inland area, then the cool down really begins by tomorrow with a deeper marine layer in place and stronger onshore breeze. these clouds not expected to reach us in time for today's solar eclipse. giving you a look at forecast, mostly clear skies all the way to the coast this morning, and then by the evening hours we do watch the marine layer reform and it will be right up against the coastline by about sunset, maybe a little earlier. if you plan on watching the eclipse, maybe head inland just a little bit and not head to the coast. we'll see a peak time right about 6:30 this evening under mostly sunny skies, the shaded area the best place to view it. the ring of fire they call it.
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for the greek festival, 86. widespread low to mid upper 70s under mostly sunny skies. the extended forecast, cooling it down as early as tomorrow. cool for the coast. subtle changes expected through about thursday. back to you. he's now in the u.s. after escaping house arrest in china. what's next for the blind activist at the center for an international dispute? three hours after bail beta breakers begin, you can see what's going on now. a live look outside at the
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slowed down, causing that chain reaction crash. one driver was trapped and did have to be cut out of the bus. >> it could have been a lot worse with the number of students. >> most of the students were taken to the hospital as a precaution. some were treated for minor injuries and released. a california company is recalling chopped red onions.
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the company fears the onions could carry a bacteria. all of the onions are past their used by dates of may 14, 15 and 17. an environmental group wants to ban gold mining near the park. it is now gathering signatures for a petition to send to the president. backers say the skyrocketing price of gold has some people staking claims too close to the protected lands of yosemite. a new national monument graces california's coast. there was a dedication of for the record national mon
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yesterday. monument. >> we informed people that we'd be hiring 30,000 people within the public lands agencies, and so we're well on our way. the president is focused on making sure that we're providing new employment. >> the post was established in 1917 and closed in '94. some of the land went to california state university, monterey bay. coming up we're going to go back live to the beta breakers course one more time. plus will smith slaps a reporter. what prompted the slap? the bay area forecast coming up. we'll take a look at the numbers expected for your area. does your phone share what you are seeing and hearing right now
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will smith not happy. he is making headlines this morning for slapping that reporter who tried to kiss him on the red carpet.
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he does not look like a happy man, not happy about the encounter. the ukrainian approached him during the premiere of men in black iii. that reporter is actually known for pulling stunts with celebrities. one more to win the triple crown for "i'll have another." >> here he comes, just another amazing finish. he came from behind and won the stakes yesterday in baltimore. he edged out the favorite, and if he wins the belmont stakes, he will be the first triple crown champion since 1978. yesterday's game was score less until the seven on inning
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when the pitcher squared a bunt, but the ball came up and the umpire ruled the ball hit him, so he was awarded first base. a's manager argued and later got ejected. giants went on to win 4-0. should be another nice day of weather all across the bay area. >> hard to complain. a little toasty for inland areas, but nice weather overall, and a big temperature drop expected as early as tomorrow. 82 for sonoma today. low 70s for oakland, mid 80s for the inland east bay. along the peninsula going to feel pretty good, widespread 70s in the forecast there. 60s for the coast and we're expecting the onshore flow to
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return by this evening along with the clouds. take a note of the drop and then eventually below average by wednesday, thursday. >> it's a nice change. that is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. i want to leave you with another live shot at alamo square. be sure to join us for our next newscast at 5:00, and you can always connect with us on facebook and twitter and ktvu.com. have a fantastic sunday. thanks for joining us. 3q sunday lunch? and 100% natural french's yellow mustard. it has zero calories for me, and a taste my family loves. 3q the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on.
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