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there are no cars on the dumbarton bridge but there's a lot. construction equipment. coming up the overnight progress construction crews made on the retrofit project. and why volunteers are taking a break from their routine weekend search for sierra lamar today. plus, occupy protestors take to the streets of oakland again. their message and the arrests police made overnight! . good morning, everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it's
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saturday, may 26th. it is noticeably cooler outside for what is considered to be the unofficial start of summer. let's check in with rosemary for a quick lock at your forecast. hey, rosemary. >> good morning to you! better weather in store for your holiday weekend! a mix of sun and clouds this morning, a little breezy for the afternoon. temperatures slightly warmer than yesterday but still relatively cool for this time of year. we'll look at what you can expect for your area and the possibility of maybe a stray shower lingering for today as well. back to you. the dumbarton bridge is closed for the weekend. the bridge will be shut down for three days. allie rasmus is live at the span to tell us more about the reason behind the closure and the progress crews are making so far this morning. >> reporter: mike, i just talked to the project spokeswoman who says so far everything is on schedule. crews are starting their work on the west end of the dumb where tonbridge, and you can see some construction equipment behind us. crews are starting on the west
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end, menlo park section, and working their way towards the middle of the bridge. overnight crews began some of the demolition and prep work they need for the seismic retro fit project. it will take the whole weekend to do it. this is what needs to be in place to make this bridge safer in the event of an earthquake. it's a giant expanded joint. been before it can go in place under the bridge, portions of this bridge kneeled to be raised three to five inches. and there's a lot of other prep work and demolition work that needs to happen. >> drivers may have seen already a big steel plate on the bridge over the last few weeks. the contractor also already been underneath that plate, demoing the concrete in there. them lift the plate, demo the rest of it, open another 18" gap, so they can get ready for the new joints. >> reporter: and while all this work takes place, the dumbarton bridge will remain closed. it shut down at 10 last night and is scheduled to be closed
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until 5 a.m. tuesday morning. but depending how fast this work goes, the bridge could open earlier than that. and caltrans is supposed to give us more details on the overnight progress at 8:00 this morning. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. and here is a look at a couple of the alternate routes drivers can take and head north and use the san mateo bridge or go south around the bay on highway 237. there was a shooting near the dumb where tonbridge before it closed. police believe it happened around 5:15 in menlo park on the bay front expressway between universitiest avenue and willow road. 30-year-old victim was found shot on his car at woodside road. he is expected to survive. police are look for four men who targeted the victim from a dark green car. a man is fighting for his life after a shooting in san francisco. that happened after 2:00 this morning at oakdale avenue in the city's bayview neighborhood. a man was shot at least once.
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his injuries are life- threatening. no arrests have been made. oakland police need the public's help need a help solving a hit-and-run. police say the male victim was critically injured. he was transported to highland hospital with serious head and other injuries. investigators say they do not have much information to go on right now and at this . they are not sure about the type of vehicle that struck the victim. one man was taken into custody last night and is facing a charge of felony vandalism. the demonstrations were for occupier chris moreland, who is holding a bullhorn in this video. protestors say he was arrested
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after a confrontation with officers on wednesday. the chief had just held a community meeting to respond to allegations of police abuse after an officer shot and killed 18-year-old alan blueford. >> everyone was practicing their first amendment rights. >> do you think crisscrossed the line? >> i don't think crisscrossed the line at all. >> while protostars say he was arrested for was reduced to a misdemeanor. the chief understands the community's concerns and said he talked to the blueford family and is promising a thorough investigation into the shooting. volunteers will not be searching for sierra lamar today, as they usually do on saturdays. they're breaking for the holiday, but will resume next week. last night hundreds of people turned out for a fund-raiser in support of sierra's family. there was some live music and dancing at jason stevens'
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winery in gilroy. people were asked to donate $20 each to help fund search related expenses. sierra as family are gritful for the community support. >> having people here for us to support us and -- if we're staying positive, they're staying positive with us. so that definitely i -- helps a lot in this gives support to the family and let them know we're praying for them and we hope the best for them. >> the next volunteer search is scheduled for wednesday at 8 a.m. a hope and faith rally will be held on june1st in fremont at washington high school, which is sierra lamar's former school. the suspect in the sierra lamar case is being held without bail and is due to return to court next week. antolin garcia torres made his first court appearance on thursday. the hearing lasted less than a minute and he did not enter a plea. the 21-year-old is charged with sierra's kidnapping and murder and is eligible for the death
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penalty. authorities say his dna was found on clothing that belonged to sierra. that clothing was in her bag which was discovered near her home two days after she disappeared. garcia torres is due back in court on thursday. meantime, the santa clara county sheriff's dive team completed a search at this reservoir yesterday. the team spent the week looking for any sign of sierra lamar, but did not find anything in connection to the case. the sheriff's department says it will resume its search of area waterways next tuesday. a prayer vigil will be held in hayward tomorrow night for slain nursing student michelle le. they will gather at 6 p.m. sunday to mark the anniversary of her disappearance. investigators say the 26-year- old was attacked one year ago on may 27th, at the kaiser parking garage in hayward. her body was discovered four months later. her former schoolmate gisele esteban has been charged with her murder. her trial is scheduled for september. firefighters in the south
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bay were called out to a fire along coyote creek. that fire was reported around 9:45 last night near torres road and capital expressway. a fire department captain says flames burned about five thousand square feet of grass. the fire put off a lot of smoke and shouldered for hours but didn't damage any buildings. cal-fire is urging caution this weekends buses fire dange these firefighters are getting ready. the start of fire season is more than a week away, but statewide fires are running double this time compared to last year. cal-fire and campers we spoke with at the state park know how quickly a fire fire can erupt. >> we're running fires on a daily basis, whereas last year at this time we weren't near the same level. >> i think it's good that it rained so we don't have to worry about every spark. >> cal-fire says don't let the cool weather fool you. as soon as the weather warms up and the wind gets blown again,
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the dry grass that fuels wildfires will be dryer than before and ready to burn. cal-fire also says get a campfire permit where required, and make sure there's a 10 foot clearance all around. >> see people camping, people barbequing, lots of people go outside this weekend. we have the golden gate festival, and trying to deliver up a warmer forecast for us? >> yes, improving conditions. we'll be -- on the cool side for late may, but we'll be better than yesterday. few thunderstorms rolled through the area near holster reporting lightning and hail dropping from the sky. and over the sierra if you're going to be camping in the sierra this weekend, we've got something to talk about there. a live look outside our doors p there you have it, the beautiful golden gate. we've got mostly clear skies in some areas, still mostly cloudy in other areas. little drizzle and low clouds are right along the coastline this morning. westerly breeze at sfo, 12 miles per hour. a southeasterly and san jose so you can see it's variable out there. we'll have that onshore breeze for the afternoon, and that
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will make it cool by the coast once again. so if you have visitors in town and you're headed in that direction, make sure you grab them a jacket. they may need it. 51 in oakland right now. 50 san francisco. low 50s san jose as well as livermore. within a few degrees of where we started yesterday morning. 48 in napa. 47 santa rosa. partly sunny to mostly sunny skies outside our door at this hour. we will be mostly sunny for today in most areas. low clouds could remain persistent on the coastline. a look at satellite so the active weather many of us seen yesterday now on its way out. over the sierra, though, showers will remain in the forecast. snowshowers throughout the morning hours and for the afternoon rainshowers. but really cool for this time of year. if you're hiking or camping from 10 to 15 degrees below what we typically get this came to of year, so again, make sure you are taking it easy as if you're headed in that direction. giving you a look to the forecast. we will watch those clouds break away to mostly sunny skies. notice in the afternoon, over parts of north bay.
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a few scattered showers may be with us. it looks like areas may be right around clear lake, north of santa rosa, maybe st. heelina and 4, just a little unstable weather near napa. this will be the case for minority of us for today. most of us mostly sunny skies, numbers expected to warm from two to five degrees over yesterday. 70 degrees expected for clear lake today. 69 in petaluma. 66 for san rafael. low 60s in sausalito. along the east bay, 64 for oakland, 69 walnut creek. 70 expected danville nor the afternoon. 72 livermore. how about the south bay? a wild munn. 70 san jose. 73 morgan hill. on the peninsula, upper 60s. 68 redwood city. palo alto 70 degrees, one of warmer spots on the peninsula there. 63 san francisco. upper 50s, low 60s for the coast. and a little breezy. extended forecast there shows you a gradual warming trend, sunday and monday the better days and in time for the
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fireworks show tomorrow night for the 75th birthday celebration of the golden gate, we're looking at mostly clear skies. we'll look at the forecast for you coming up in just a bit. it's once a hurricane bud is now a tropical depression that is raining on mexico's pacific coast. people knew it was coming coming and began boarding up homes and businesses yesterday. there is heavy rain in that area right now. six to 10 inches are expected in many spots. emergency officials are monitoring villages that have flooded during past storms. dozens of alleged criminals just walk free. the labor dispute that prompted the release of 70 inmates. controversy over one particular company, how mitt romney is connected to it and the contributions its employees made to president obama's campaign. but first a live look outside, 101 in san jose. everything looking fantastic, but there is a rollover accident in the northbound direction near brokaw road. highway patrol is responding.
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good morning to you! a live look there at the oakland estuary, partly to mostly cloudy skies. 51 degrees in oakland. a mild afternoon in store. new this morning, a teenage gunman goes on a killing rampage in finland. police scoured the southern part of the country immediately after the shootings and investigators say the suspect opened fire on a crowd of people outside a restaurant. two people were killed while seven were wounded. alleged shooter surrendered some five hours later. police recovered two weapons, including a hunting rifle. it's too early to determine a motive. dozens of inmates in las vegas are free this morning after corrections officers called in sick. officials released 70 non- violent inmates yesterday because the jail wasn't
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properly staffed. the police union says it was not a blue flu protesting layoffs. the union says the jail was already planning to release some inmates to plug an 18 million dollar budget hole. >> there's been no organized effort. whatever called in, that was on an individual basis. we don't condone that. if we had known about that prior to i would have definitely told them do not do that. >> the corrections officers in the police department stresses public safety is not in jeopardy. if there's a large number of arrests this holiday weekend they have connections with other jails. president obama is paying tribute to the men and women of the armed forces. >> even as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, we reaffirm our commitment to care for those who served alongside them. the veterans who came home. this includes our newest generation of veterans from iraq and afghanistan. >> on monday morning the president and the first lady
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will join gold star families at arlington national cemetery and later in the day they will meet with vietnam vets and their families at the vietnam veterans memorial. in a political twist, former business partners of mitt romney donated vast amounts of money to president obama's re-election campaign. >> like a vampire, it came and sucked the life out of us. >> democrats are running ads criticizing romney's time at the private investment firm bane capital but cnn reports bane employees donated $125,000 to the president's campaign last year. >> accepting a contribution from a particular person involved in venture capital and criticizing mitt romney who has made his record as a venture capitalist, the central focus of his credibility and his qualifications for being president are completely different things. >> republicans accuse obama of
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keeping donations from bane bain employees and labeling their practices at job killers. peace monitors are heading to the site of a deadly syrian attack. government troops killed more than 110 people yesterday in the province of homs. fighting has continued there despite 250 observers monitored a cease-fire brokered by kofi annan. the vatican says pope benedict xvi is shocked and saddened by the arrest of a staff member who was accused of leaking secret documents. the suspect reportedly worked as a butler for pope benedict since 2006. he is accused of leaking documents to an italian journalist that alleged corruption in power struggles within the vatican. in a separate case, vatican officials ousted the president of the vatican bank for also allegedly leaking confidential
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documents. jurors in the john edwards trial will return to court on tuesday. it is going to be their seventh day of deliberations. edwards is charged with six counts of accepting illegal campaign contributions. he faces up to 30 years in prison and a million and a half dollars in fines. the judge closed the courtroom yesterday to deal with what she called a juror matter. then she sent the jury home for the holiday weekend. jurors must reach a unanimous decision on each count to convict. the man accused of killing etan patz may be mentally ill. they say hernandez is by pole or and schizophrenic. he was arraigned on murder charges yesterday. his wife it and daughter were upset at court. hernandez is on suicide watch at a psychiatric hospital. castro valley is remembering a 14-year-old girl killed 18 years ago. in 1994, a young musician and
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straight aa student was found dead inside her home. the family led a march last night to support their foundation for child safety. they also say they want to keep her killing in the public eye for that maybe someone will come forward with information to find the person responsible. >> just -- still have so many people who come forward and help us establish the effort and make it -- >> there is a $100 thousand reward for information leading to the conviction of her killer. there will be a gathering today to remember a young man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in pleasant hill. michael de won jones was shot and killed on the night of february 11th. family and friends in tell ktvu today would have been his 22nd birthday. they are going to mark the occasion this afternoon at loma regional park in antioch. the murder remains unsolved. witnesses told police a blue saturn raced from the scene
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after the shots were fired. three young patients are recovering from a triple transplant. surgeons at children's hospital transplanted one heart a day for three days, three weeks ago. the first went to amanda seacrest, a student at st. mary's college. the next day william mag row a senior from palo alto, then another heart became available for james spencer, a freshman at santa rosa junior college. all three are now giving thanks. >> so important in their life, they gave me a second chance. >> very happy, very thankful. would not be here without it. >> you never know how long it might be until you actually can get one. and when i got one, it was just such a relief. >> with the five-year survival rate, four heart transplants at 93% doctors say this should be a new beginning for all three patients. tide will soon be sold in
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tubs with a new double latch lid designed to keep children out. procter & gamble announced the changes yesterday a american concerns children have been mistaking the packets for candy. procter & gamble says it will continue to study the design of the actual detergent packet. another big achievement involving the capsule spent into space. and the eric will be shaking inside a san francisco museum. the long-awaited exhibit that opens to the public today. >> we're drying out and warming up in time for your holiday weekend. i'll show you what you can expect for your area, coming up. ñ#
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happening now, vice president joe biden is delivering the commencement address at the united states military academy at west point in new york. these are live pictures from
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west point. let's listen in. >> adopted that same notion you have, and because of you, because you do dedicate yourself while thousands of colleges and universities across america are proudly celebrating graduations today and throughout the year and any time this year, only at west point and the other outstanding service academies does the entire united states of america swell with pride at the accomplishment you're celebrating today. >> you've been listening in to vice president joe biden speaking at west point this morning at the graduation. one thousand cadets will be graduating today and they will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the u.s. army.
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astronauts have entered the dragon. the could. international space station opened the hatch of the spacex capsule named dragon and floated right inside it this morning. the first person to go inside said it smelled like a brand if you car. a few astronauts plan to take a break from their mission to answer questions from reporters. we'll bring that to you live around 8:25 this morning. it's 7:25 now. and head over to rosemary and talk about a change in the weather we're seeing on this holiday weekend. hey, rosemary. >> good morning to you! partly cloudy, a little cooler than normal but better than where we sat yesterday. we've got numbers actually going to warm up yesterday with more sunshine outside our door this morning, a bit of a cool start in some areas. upper 40s to low 50s around parts of the valley. and then inland i should say around the bay, temperatures sitting in the low to mid-50s. by noontime, along the coast we'll remain cool for today, upper 50s around the bay, low 60s and your lunch hour mid to upper 60s for our valley and
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our warmer spots. for the afternoon, partly cloudy, mostly sunny skies. we will again remain a little below normal for this time of year, upper 50s to low 60s for the coast. 60s around the bay. some of the warmer spots expected to warm into the low 70s which may sound good. we'll have an afternoon breeze as well going out to the big celebration for tomorrow, going to be partly cloudy at 10 a.m., 57 degrees. right near the golden gate and along the forecast there, you shows you we'll warm back into the low 60s with mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. into the evening hours, the fireworks begin about 9:30, 52 degrees. partly cloudy skies, a little cool there and a little patchy fog deck along the coastline but it looks like it will be fairly shallow and we're hoping to actually get a good view of the fireworks at this . giving you a like at your extended forecast. notice the warm-up, we'll be in good shape sunday into monday. and that warming continues tuesday and wednesday. back to you. today is the debut of the
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new earthquake exhibit at the california science academy. big draw is the shake house that lets people experience how the quakes felt. david stevenson got a sneak peek at the exhibit earlier this week. there he is, shaking like a leaf. that exhibit also features a walk thru model of the earth and interactive earthquake preparedness area. two toddlers killed after getting trapped by fire in a trailer. how firefighters believe that fire started and why they are now asking parents to talk to their children. plus, new information about that body found in a trash can in pleasanton. the details we are learning about the victim.
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closed for traffic. the complete shutdown of the dumbarton bridge is underway and crews are working non-stop to get it back open for the tuesday morning commute. the bridge connecting the east bay to the peninsula is undergoing a seismic retrofit. the work is expected to last for the next three days. allie rasmus has been checking on the progress so far, and joins us live to tell us if everyone is on schedule. >> reporter: that's right, so far everything is on schedule, but the bulk of the work construction crews are doing on
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the bridge this weekend is focused on the west end of the bridge. that's the end we'll zoom in to show you. you can see some. construction equipment offer there in the distance there. but to do this work, crews need to raise piers on the west end, three to five inches. that's what they started working on overnight and this is what they'll put in place, once they've finished raising those piers on the bridge. giant expanding joint. this is supposed to make the bridge safer in the event of earthquake. and overnight crews got some of the initial demolition and prep work out of the way so they could put that joint in place. >> work overnight was according to schedule. we finished demolishing about six feet of concrete in order to open up space for the new seismic joint. we took out the original seismic joint, took out the deck plates. >> now while all this work goes on, the dumbarton bridge is closed for the weekend, until 5 a.m. tuesday morning.
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but depending on how quickly everything goes, it could open earlier than that. i asked the spokeswoman if there's any idea about whether it would open early and she said at this . it's too to tell. they'll need to shut it down again for the process on the east side of the bridge. but for now the work on the west side is on schedule. we're supposed to get an update from caltrans about the progress, about a half hour from now. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. and if you need to get around that bridge, here are the alternate routes. use the san mateo bridge or drive south around the bay on highway 2 level this we'll check in with allie rasmus again in about 30 minutes. muni riders will have to survive awhile without the most used rail line in the city. muni began shutting service at 7:00 last night. it will be out for nine days, due to construction at church and boast. muni says 20,000 people ride
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that line each weekday. it runs from ocean beach to the caltrain station near at&t park. >> take you to the front row where i work. and it just down the street from my apartment so it's really super-convenient so now it's going to be a real pain. >> shutdown also affects the -- which will still run from geneva north but will stop at the church street station where passengers will have to transfer. buses will be added to help transfer passengers. also in san francisco, first street between mission and howard street is closed. crews are working to build a temporary bridge for the new trans-bay terminal. the section of first street will be closed until 5 a.m. tuesday. police are looking for the owners of more than a hundred bicycles allegedly stolen by one teenager. show you a picture of just within of the bikes officers say was stolen by 18-year-old irving sanchez. police say they found eight stolen bikes in his silver terrace home. but an investigation also led
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officers to two storage lockers in oakland and that's where they say they discovered another 106 bites. sanchez now faces fell 33 counts of receiving stolen property. if you think one of those bikes could be yours, go to ktvu.com. we have a link to see all the recovered bicycles under web links. new information coming out regarding the body thumped a pleasanton trash can. the remains are that of a woman most likely an adult. however the preliminary autopsy do not determine an identity or cause a death. but law enforcement officials say they are sure that the body is not missing morgan hill's high schooler sierra lamar. police say the body found had dark brown hair with blue fingernail polish. she was area an old navy shirt and pajama bottoms. her ethnicity is still not known. >> we always have to treat it as if it's a homicide. so our investigators will do everything we can to follow up on all the leads, to continue
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to canvas the area and talk to neighbors. >> and police are check, with nearby law enforcement agencies and their missing persons cases. two girls in bakersfield died in a fire started by kids playing with matches. they were only two and three years old. they were playing in a vacant trailer with two boys who were a couple years older. firefighters say the trailer caught fire after the boys lit matches. >> we ran over here, they grabbed the water hose, they said they might be babies, we broke windows out but beyond -- you couldn't do nothing. flames out of control. >> the boys escaped by running from the trailer but they closed the door behind them once the fire started. it's unclear if any of the boys or their parents will face charges. state regulators say pg&e put the public at risk for at least 30 years and have recommended steep fines for the utility. pg&e faces millions of dollars in fines following the 2010 san bruno explosion that killed 8 people but now faces more fines
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after a new staff report by the state public utilities commission found the company misclassified hundreds of miles of natural gas lines and allowed some lines to run at dangerously high pressures. pg&e says it plans to file a response in july. today a group of people in almeida will wade out into the water off crown beach to mark the first anniversary of the death of raymond zach. the 52-year-old died there one year ago. police and firefighters watched from the shore as officials couldn't save him because the water rescue program had ended due to lack of funds. zach's family has filed a lawsuit against the city and county of alameda accusing them of negligence. two children were rescued from san francisco beaches in two separate incidents. this is the video from the first rescue off chrissy field. a coast gart boat and helicopter were called in to help it. happened at about 1:30 yesterday afternoon. a 12-year-old boy was pulled from the water and taken to the
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hospital. fire officials say child was not seriously hurt. they say it's not clear how the boy got so far out into the water in the first place. the other rescue happened less than an hour later at san francisco's secret neighborhood. a 16-year-old boy got stuck on a rock. firefighters were able to get him to safety. he was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. a sonoma county sheriff's office fears its deputies will from to make a few rescue on the russian river this weekend. they're patrolling popular spots on the river where drinking has been a problem in the past. the other problems were river parties, they say, are the large numbers of cars clocking the river roads and all the trash left behind juppe the golden gate bridge's celebration is underway. high-ranking politicians helped mark the occasion yesterday. nancy pelosi and governor brown joined mayor lee to unsame a visitors pavilion with relatives of men who bit.
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the bridge. this man's uncle was the chief engineer. >> certain amount of pride and a really strong connection to san francisco. even though it's been distanced all these years. >> while the party continues tomorrow with a festival on chrissy field and fireworks showed lighting up the golden gate bridge tomorrow night. and talk about product i want to turn to rosemary because we're talking about 4th of july pressure for you! >> i think we'll be in good shape. looks like the marine layer will be shallow enough and it's not going to intrude into the bay. we should see the fireworks tort time in the this morning, partly cloudy, mostly clear depending on where you look on the coast. we've got clouds and fog, hugging once again. and along the coast you will be the last to see that burnoff
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for today. and the first to see it come back for the afternoon and evening hours. your satellite radar here on the back edge of this system now, you can see that clearly here. over the sierra you're still going to find those showers if this is your destination for the weekend. we will be clearing out and drying out, and warming up as we move through the weekend. today we're going to remain a little below normal. so again, if you're headed to the sierra today, expect scattered showers, for us relatively cool, the afternoon breeze will be back from 10 to 20 miles per hour. our highs will be just a few degrees warmer than what we felt yesterday with more sunshine. and we're expecting just a slight possibility maybe a few scattered showers for today. they'll be short-lived, they won't be a big deal but that plan for if you're going to do some hiking. scattered showers in the forecast for tahoe toll will come to an end by tonight. and tomorrow and monday look to be the better days as well as the better days for us here at home. 49 degrees in san francisco right now. 53 in oakland. low 50s fairfield, concord.
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little breeze blowing through the delta, that onshore flow continues at this hour. 48 napa. 52 in hayward. low 50s in san jose. your afternoon high, june novato today, 72 in napa. 63 expected for berkeley. 63 san francisco. cool by the coast, 59 pacifica with partly cloudy skies. oakland 64 as well as hayward. upper 60s to low 70s for inland east bay. 72 for livermore in the afternoon. 70 san jose along the peninsula going to be a mild one. 68 redwood city. 67 degrees expected in mountain view under partly cloudy, mostly sunny skies. numbers will continue to climb. sunday, monday by monday mid to upper 70s in the forecast there. so perhaps not warm enough to jump in the pool but it will be mild, nice enough for a backyard barbeque. tuesday, wednesday the warmer weather moves in, low to mid- 80s in the forecast for you are inland areas. mid to upper 60s for the coast. fine-tuning your lunchtime numbers and have those coming
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up. >> thank you. it's feeling a little bit more like winter than spring up in the sierra this holiday weekend. here's what it looked like yesterday. heavy, wet snow fell around the 5,000 foot level all the way up donner summit. some drivers headed to lake tahoe say they were caught off guard by the blast of winter- like weather. >> who would expect that? i would expect this in january, right? >> and we want to show you live pictures now from a camera in kingvale. most of yesterday's snow did not stick to the roads. caltrans says no chain requirements are in place right now, and as rosemary mentioned temperatures expected to warm up sunday to the 70s and should be even warmer on monday. a milestone in afghanistan, after california soldier passes away. plus the raid flashlight that caused an explosion in arizona has now been brought right here to the bay area. the crime lab taking a closer look at that flashlight. but first, let's go outside, a
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live look at interstate 880. still gray out there this morning, cars still have their headlights on. but things moving smoothly. dumbarton bridge is closed so if you normally use that, go around. you're watching mornings on 2. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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yesterday. the city of san mateo adopted the soldiers' company decades ago and in 1972 the city welcomed the men of a company home from vietnam with a parade. and tomorrow 40 years later, san mateo will honor the soldiers' service with another parade and celebration. >> it's honor and privilege to be here to celebrate something going on so long. i mean it's great what the people do here for the soldiers. we appreciate everything they've done for us. >> tomorrow's parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown san mateo. three thousand coalition troops lost their lives since the start of the war in afghanistan. the death toll reached 3 thousand with the passing of petty officer first class ryan wilson of shasta, california. the sailor died may 20th from complications associated with a medical condition. almost two thousand troops have been killed around afghanistan since 2001. new report details the nuclear power of iran, a washington, d.c. think tank says tehran has increased its
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output of uranium. if refined the total production could be enough to arm five warheads. peace talks in baghdad this week stalled. countries including the u.s. plan to meet again in moscow next month. a federal crime lab in walnut creek is examining evidence from a rigged flashlight that explode at a salvation army warehouse in arizona. that's according to the arizona republic. two workers at the phoenix salvation army center were hurt on thursday. the salvation army says one of them picked up the flashlight while sifting through a donation bib and when he turned it on, the flashlight exploded. a nearby worker suffered minor injuries. >> concern with these devices is there have been no targets. they've been randomly left for any innocent victim to pick up. >> earlier this month, two rigged flashlights were left out side a business. the crime lab run by the u.s. bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms will try to determine
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whether the flashlight was rigged the same way thursday. a passenger who tried to rush the cockpit of an american airlines plane is true in court next week. according to the fbi, 24-year- old ryan schneider of canada rushed towards the front of the plane after it landed at miami imairport yesterday. passengers say he was yelling, get me off the plane appeared to be drunk. they tackled him and held him until police arrived and made an arrest. >> terrorism these days. [not understandable] so we were a bit worried. >> officials don't believe there's any terrorism connection. schneider is in custody and faces charges every resisting arrest and disorderly intoxication. a gunman who took hostages in indiana has died. he held hostages before shooting himself twice in the head. he died at the hospital last night. police believe the man went to the office looking for someone
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he thought owed him money. he held employees hostage and then released them. officers believe the man shot himself sometime after the hostage released and before officers storm the building. there's more mudslinging in the battle to recall the wisconsin governor. last night for the first time a debate was held between current governor scott walker and his democratic challenger milwaukee mayor tom barrett. each man accuse the other of being an extremist. last winter nearly a million people signed a recall petition offer the g.o.p. passed a measure removing collecting bargaining rights from public workers. the recalled vote is on june 5th. and applause for former u.s. congresswoman gabrielle giffords who made a rare public appearance last night, she received the salute to women award from the museum in morning her retired from congress in january to focus on her recovery. she was shot in the head while meeting with constituents at a public event in tucson, arizona
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last january. a former police officer accused in a corruption scandal in contra costa county has pleaded not guilty. he is accused of four new charges, including wire fraud, stemming from his alleged role in setting up drunk driving arrests of men in divorce cases. he worked as a contra costa sheriff's deputy and a danville police officer before resigning. santa clara county district attorney's office is warning residents about landscaped scammers who often target the elderly. police say the scam artists show up at your door and offer to do work. now they usually quote a price that is lower than normal and always asked for that money up front. which police say is a warning sign. homeowners are urged to find reliable gardeners through neighbors or friends. silicon valley is trying to persuade the president to save the historic hangar one. it's an old blimp hangar at moffette in mountain view. the mercury news reports three major business groups sent a
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letter to president obama urging him to intervene. nasa wants to transfer the hangar to another government agency. google executives offered to pay for its restoration in exchange for using some of the hangar's space to house their private fleet of jets. a famous gay bar in west hollywood has decided to ban bachelorette parties until all couples have the right to marry. the owner of the abby says straight people are still welcome just not for bachelorette parties. he says while many people are celebrating their big day, they are unaware that the people around them cannot legally marry. >> i'm hoping that -- across the country will also support this decision and ban bachelorette parties until the one day we can all have that celebration. >> the move by the abby says to be the first all-out ban of bachelorette parties in the los angeles area. today is departure day for the uss iowa. when you can see it farewell.
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hill this afternoon, giants look to win game 3 of a set with the miami marlins. game two yesterday, giants had a 3-1 lead, thanks to a cabrero solo shot. he really having a great season, leads the majors in hits. but the marlins came back in the 6th, going five runs off tim lincecum. giants did mount a comeback. but could not get him home. giants lose, 7-6. the oakland a's are aim to go have injured star back on the field by the end of next week. he is scheduled to take batting practice before this afternoon's game against the new york yankees. the a's dropped game one of the series yesterday. yankees outslugged the a's with home runs. they win 6-3. the same two teams play today at the coliseum. it's a special weekend for the rolling thunder. it marks the 25th anniversary of the motorcycle
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demonstration. members ride to the veto national veterans memorial wall. they're dedicated to finding every prisoner of war or soldier missing in action. and this weekend there is going to be special entertainment to commemorate the anniversary. in southern california, boys and girls scouts placed flags at veterans graves in hollywood in remembrance of memorial day. today they'll place glass at more than 85,000 gives in los angeles, and here in the bay area cub scouts, boy scouts and girl scouts will place american flags at each of the 112,000 graves at the golden gate national cemetery in san bruno. it's a big day for the rosie, world war ii home front national historic park. this morning a new visitor have will be dedicated. the park in richmond was established 12 years ago to honor those who helped the war efforts stateside. the new visitors center includes showrooms, exhibits and a 50-seat theater. the dedication begins at 10 a.m. the uss iowa is leaving the
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bay area today for los angeles. the historic world war ii battleship will departed the port of richmond this morning. it's scheduled to pass under the golden gate bridge between 2 and 3 in the afternoon, and once that ship reaches los angeles the navy will turn it into a museum. that should be quite a sight! yesterday i was in pleasant hill and it started raining on me! what is going on? you toledos will happen but it was still strange. it looks like that's all done? >> we are pretty much -- the tail end, a little bit of lingering moisture will cause just a very weak chance for maybe a few scattered showers over the hills today. so if you're going to be hiking or climbing the hits, mainly dry. clearing out, partly cloudy skies today. and we're looking at temperatures -- well, a slightly cool for this time of year but better than what we saw yesterday. so for the coast today, your midday numbers, looking
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widespread 50s 30. upper 50s who to low 50s. on land mid to upper 60s. those are your lunchtime numbers. here are your afternoon highs expected for today. 72 in santa a. 70 concord. 72 livermore. 69 in fremont. 64 oakland. and as you get close to the coast, it's a cool day in pacifica. 59 degrees, partly cloudy skies. 63 in the city. upper 60s, low 70s down into the south bay. your extended forecast shows you a nice warm-up as we get into tuesday. but we're get improving conditions. sunday into monday, temperatures for the valley locations mid to upper 70s. low 60s remaining at the coast. back to you. lot of people may be out there camping or barbequing this holiday weekend. why cal-fire is urging people to be especially careful even with the cooler temperatures. plus construction is underway on the dumbarton bridge. we'll tell you about a frightening incident however that happened just before that span closed down. why police are dill investigating.
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traffic shut down on. dumbarton bridge. and crews take a break on the search future sierra lamar. i'll show the warm-up numbers
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coming up! . good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, may 26th. it is the unofficial start to summer, we've got the holiday weekend. lots of pressure on rosemary to deliver a great forecast. hey, rosemary. >> reporter: good morning to you! it will feel like early spring rather than late spring. look at what we are expecting for your weekend. we are looking at a warm-up but it will be very gradual and we will remain cool by the coast into monday. inland spots, low 70s today and then mid to upper 70s as we get into sunday and monday. we'll break this down for you coming up in just a few minutes! the dumbarton bridge is now closed for the weekend. the bridge connecting the east bay to the peninsula is undergoing a seismic retrofit that is expected to last three days. crews are installing seismic joints to protect the bridge during earthquake. people who normally use the bridge will have to use another
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bridge or drive around the bay. >> it's very tough, going around the bay. >> are you willing to driver? >> i'm planning to drive, and very likely will have to go to the peninsula. >> it will be a challenge for me because i have to cross the bridge three or for disa week, now use san mateo bridge. >> caltrans hopes to open the bridge tuesday morning at 5. allie rasmus will have a live update on the progress crews are making in about 30 minutes. here's a better look at the alternate routes the drivers were talking about. you can head north and use the san mateo bridge, or you can go south and go around the bay on highway 237. there was a shooting near the dumbarton bridge just before it closed. police believe it happened in menlo park on the pay front expressway between university and willow road. the 30-year-old victim but found shot in his car. he is expected to survive. police say they are looking for four men who targeted the
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victim from a dark green four- door car. man is in critical condition amp a shooting in san francisco happened just after 2 a.m. at oakdale avenue and baldwin court. police say a man was shot at least once. his injuries are life- threatening. so far no arrests have been made. oakland police need the public's help in solving a hit- and-run last night in the area of foothill boulevard at harrington avenue. police say the male victim was critically injured. he was taken to highland hospital with serious head and other injuries. investigators say they don't have much information to go on right now. at this . they aren't sure about the type of vehicle that struck the victim. volunteers will not be searching for sierra lamar today as think usually do on saturdays. instead they're breaking for the holiday but will resume next week. last night hundreds of people turned out for a fund-raiser in support of sierra's family. there was live music and
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dancing at jason stevens wine fly gilroy. people were asked to donate $20 each to help fund search related expenses. sierra's family says they are gritful for the community support. >> having people here for us, to support us and if we're staying positive, they're staying positive with us. so -- that definitely i can help a lot. >> i'm hoping it gives support to the family and that let them know we're praying for them and we hope the best for them. >> the next volunteer search is scheduled for wednesday at 8 a.m. a hope and faith rally will be held on june 1 in fremont at washington high school, which is sierra lamar's former school. the suspect in the sierra lamar case is being held without bail and is due to return to court next week. antolin garcia torres made his first court appearance thursday. the hearing lasted less than a minute and he did not enter a plea. the 21-year-old is charge with sierra's murder and is eligible for the death penalty.
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authorities say garcia torres' dna was found on clothing that belonged to sierra, that clothing was in her bag discovered near her home two days after she disappeared. garcia torres is due back in court on thursday. meantime, santa clara county sheriff's dive team completed a search at the reservoir near morgan hill yesterday. the team spent the week look for any sign of sierra lamar, but did not find anything in connection to the case. the sheriff's department says it will resume its search of area waterways next tuesday. a prayer vigil will be held in hayward forker tomorrow night for slayed nursing student michelle le, mark, the anniversary of her dispense. the 26 was attacked one year ago on may 27 at the kaiser parking garage in hayward. her body was discovered four months later. le's former schoolmate gisele esteban has been charged with the murder. her trial is scheduled for september. state regulators say pg&e put the public at risk for at
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least 30 years. they have recommended steep fines for the utility. pg&e also faces millions of dollars in fines following the 20 senn san bruno explosion that killed ail pete but now it faces even more fines after a new staff report by the state public utilities commission found the company misclassified hundreds of miles of natural gas transmission lines and allowed some lines to run at dangerously high pushes pg&e plans to file a response in july. firefighters had to put out a grass fire along coyote creek. the fire was reported around:45 last night in capitol expressway. a fire department captain says the fire burned about 5,000 square feet of grass and shrubs and put off a lot of smoke 3 smolder for hours but it did not do any damage to buildings. cal-fire is urging caution this weekend because of increasing fire danger. now these are firefighters from st. helena getting ready. the officials start of fire season is more then a week away
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but statewide fires are running double this time last year. cal-fire and campers say napa valley state park know how quickly a small fire can grow. >> we're running fires on a daily basis, whereas last year at this time we weren't near this same level. >> i think it's good that it rained so we don't have to worry about every spark. >> cal-fire says don't let the cool weather fool you. as soon as the weather warms up and the wind gets blowing, the dry grass could be dryer than before and ready to burn. get a campfire permit required and make sure there's a 10 foot clearance all around. good morning to you! a live look south san francisco. we've got a mix of sunshine and clouds out there this morning and we will be with partly cloudy skies turning mostly sunny and most case for today. a live look at storm-tracker 2. rain pulled out of here. we'll have the slight possibility of maybe a few scattered showers over the hills today. but it won't be much and it won't be long lived.
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just a few sprinkles expected. we have a west southwesterly wind sfo, clouds right up against the coastline and along the peninsula. creeping into parts of the east bay as well. mostly clear skies over parts of the inland east bay as well as the north bay and down into san jose. widespread 50s outside this morning, low to mid-50s aren't the bay area. san jose 55 in concord, 55 in livermore. and over the north bay in the upper 40s, we're now dealing with low 50s as well. so our temperatures are beginning to turn around and we will see numbers warmer than what we felt on friday with more sunshine and less in the way of this active weather here. you can see it it's now pushing off to the east. if you're headed to the sierra for the weekend, i do need to make note that the scattered showers will remain for today and cool for this time of year so if you're going to hiking or camping, dress warm. from 10 to 15 degrees below normal for again the end of may. giving you a look at what we can expect here at home, the san francisco carnivale festival taking center stage
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this morning. if you're heading out there, we'll have a light to moderate breeze by the afternoon. low 50s in the forecast this morning. low 60s in the forecast for the second half of the day. and your afternoon highs around the region, lock like this. 72 expected for santa rosa today. 72 for sonoma. 66 san rafael. 62 expected for sausalito. partly cloudy skies. widespread low 60s expected for the east bay. oakland 64 for you. if you are heading out to see the oakland ayes place this afternoon. 64 in hayward. low 70s, danville, into the south bay. upper 60s, low 70s for you as well. 70 san jose. 70 degrees los los gatos. 73 morgan hill. mid-60s in santa cruz. upper 50s to low 60s daly city and half moon bay. and for redwood city you're looking at mostly sunny skies and 68 for you as well as menlo park. the extended forecast numbers will continue to climb, but it will be our subtle change with each passing day. mid to upper 70s expected by monday for the valley spots. and low 60s will remain for the coast. we get a bigger boost come
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tuesday and wednesday. become to the desk. what was once hurricane bud is now a tropical depression raining on mexico's pacific coast. people in manzanillo knew it was coming. heavy rain in the area now, six to 10 inches expected. emergency officials are monitoring villages that have flooded in the past storms. as bud dies out a subtropical storm named beryl is getting started, threatening the southeast. it's expected to become tropical storm beryl sometime this weekend. south carolina, georgia and florida are issuing tropical storm warnings. high tides and heavy rain are forecast. going where no private company has gone before, the new achievement involving the capsule spent into space by a california firm. and the labor dispute that prompted the release of 70 inmates from a las vegas area
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jail. >> and new scandal at the vatican, pope benedict's butler is in custody. what he is accused of. plus a live look outside. there is the golden gate bridge looking crisp on this saturday morning, just took a little over four years to build that bridge. the golden gate will be shut down from 9 to 10 p.m. tomorrow, all part of the bridge's 75th birthday celebration. a big fireworks show expected for tomorrow night. time now 8:11. you're watching mornings on 2. ♪
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good morning to you! a live look at oakland, mostly cloudy skies, 52 degrees. a light onshore breeze. astronauts have entered the dragon. the crew of the international space station opened the hatch of the spacex capsule named dragon and floated inside it this morning. the first person said it smelled like a brand-new car. a few astronauts plan to answer questions from reporters during a news conference about 10 minutes from now. this morning a feeling gun man guess on a killing rampage in fin land. police scoured the area after the shooting. investigators say the suspect opened fire on a crowd of people outside a restaurant. two people were killed, seven others were hurt. the alleged shooter surrendered five hours later. police recovered two weapons including a hunting rifle. it is too early to determine a motive. dozens of inmates in las vegas are free this morning
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after corrections officers called in sick. officials released 70 non- violent inmates yesterday because the jail was not properly staffed. the police union says it was not a blue flu protesting impending layoffs. the union says the jail was already planning to releasing some inmates to plug an $18 million budget hole. >> there's been no organized effort. whatever cease called in was an individual basis. we don't condone that. if we had known about that prior, i would have told them do not do that. >> the police department stresses public safety is not in jeopardy. they have partnerships with other jails if there's a large number of arrests this holiday weekend. the vatican says pope benedict xvi is shocked and saddened by the arrest of a staff member who is accused of leaking secret documents. the suspect worked as a butler for pope benedict since 2006. he is accused of leaking
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documentst to an italian journalist. those documents allege corruptions and power struggles within the vatican. in a separate case, vatican officials ousted the presence president of the vatican bank for also leaking confidence documents. only at west point and the other outstanding service academies does the entire united states of america swell with pride at the accomplishments you're celebrating today. >> one thousand cadets are graduating today and they will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the u.s. army. on this memorial day weekend, the commander in chief is also paying tribute to the men and women of the armed forces. >> even as we honor those who maid the ultimate sacrifice, we reaffirm our commitment to care for those who served alongside them. the veterans who came home. this includes our newest
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generation of veterans from iraq and afghanistan. >> on monday morning the president and the first lady will join gold star families at arlington national cemetery and later in the day they'll meet with vietnam vets and their families at the vietnam veterans memorial. in a political twist, former business partners of mitt romney donated vast amounts of money to president obama's re-election campaign. >> like a vampire, came in and sucked the life out of us. >> democrats are running ads criticizing romney's time at the private investment firm bain capital. but cnn reports bain employees donated nearly $125,000 to the president's campaign last year. >> accepting a contribution from a particular person involved in venture capital and criticizing mitt romney who has made his record as a venture capitalist at bain, the central focus of his credibility and his qualification for being
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president are completely different things. >> republicans accuse the obama campaign of keeping donations from bain employees when at the same time labeling the company's practices as job killers. jurors in the john edwards corruption trial will return to court on tuesday. it will be their seventh day of deliberations. edwards is charged with six counts of accepting illegal campaign contributions. he faces up to 30 years in prison and a million and a half dollars in fines. the judge closed the courtroom yesterday to deal with what she called was a juror matter. she then sent the jury home for the holiday weekend. jurors must reach a unanimous decision on each count to convict. a man accused of killing eaton patz may be mentally ill pedro hernandez's lawyer says he has a history of hallucinations. he was arraigned on murder charges yesterday after telling police he strangled etan in 1979. husband wife and caught with
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upset in court. hernandez is on suicide watch at a psychiatric hospital. castro valley is remembering a 14-year-old girl killed 18 years ago. in 1994, young musician jenny lin was found dead in her home. her family led a march last night to support their foundation for child safety. they also say they want to keep jenny's killing in the public eye so maybe someone will come forward with information to fine the person responsible. >> we're just so grateful we still have so many people who come forward and help us establish this effort and make it going as well it is. >> there is a $100,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of her killer. there will be a gathering today to remember a young san pablo man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in pleasant hill. michael de won jones was shot and killed the night of february 11th. family and friends tell ktvu today would have been his 22nd
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birthday. they will mark the occasion this afternoon at loma regional park in antioch. jones' killing remains unsolved. witnesses told police a blue saturn raced from the scene after the shots were fired. three young patients are recovering from a triple transplant thanks to some organ donors. >> so important, they gave me a second chance. >> very happy, very thankful. i certainly would not be here without it. >> you never know how long it might be until you could give one. and when i got one it was just such a relief. >> surgeons at the children's hospital transplanted one heart a day for three days, three weeks ago. >> it's the luck of having three organ donors that are available within such a short period of time. >> the hearts went to amanda seacrest, a student at st. mary's college, willow, a graduating seen for from palo
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alto, and james spencer, a freshman at santa rosa junior college. doctors say the five-year survival rate for heart transplants is 93%. tide detergent pods will soon be sold in tubs with the new double latch lid that is designed to keep children out. procter & gamble announced changes yesterday amid concerns that children have been mistaken the brightly colored packets for can dim this year almost 250 cases of children ingesting the packets have been reported nationwide to poison control centers. prob procter says it will continue to study the design of the tall detergent packets. memorial day weekend is looking a little hazy for parts of southwest. smoke from a wildfire in southwestern new mexico is spreading across the state and into arizona. strong winds are pushing ash from the fire 35 to 40 miles away. air quality warnings are going up as far away as albuquerque and santa fe. that fire has burned more than
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130 square miles. and wildfire near julian, california scorched thousands of acres there. it's been dub the banner fire. that fire was a 15-acre fire early thursday afternoon, and then it grew to more than a thousand acres in just two hours. hot, dry and windy conditions pushed the flames straight towards his home. >> i saw it coming and had my water hose, and the firetrucks came in. real glad to see them! >> cal-fire's latest update last night put the banner fire at 3100 acres. it is 20% contained. fire crews have not determined how that wildfire started. straight ahead, some real party animals. how about a bunch of cows crashed a backyard celebration and the pictures to prove it. >> outside this morning, some of us mostly clear, some of us mostly cloudy. we will have improving conditions as we head into your holiday weekend. i'll have a look for you coming up!
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a group of cows became real hounds. a six cows broke free and wandered into a backyard party last weekend. these 500 pound party crashers helped themselves to alcohol. they kicked back one grange after another. >> can't blame them. i'm sure beer to a cow is as tastedy as it is to you and me. >> she said dad there's a cow
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in the backyard. i said that's t party's over! >> well, police helped the cows owner steer the herd back to the pen. the owner says his animals are comfortable around people and when they were younger they were bottle-fed although as you can see from that picture, looks like they prefer cans now. the owner plans to put up an electric fence to keep his cows in. >> bottle-fed? what was in the bottles? let's swing over to rosemary. lot of people party this is weekend, or having barbeques and rain is out of here. >> that active weather now swinging to the east and out of our area. we do have just the slight possibility for maybe a stray shower over our hills today. and that should really be about it. improving conditions for the weekend. if you like mostly sunny skies, and 72 degrees, i say head inland because that's where we will get the warmest weather some we are going to be cool for this time of year. at this hour a few trailing behind in the upper 40s, most of us in the low to mid-50s.
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with just a light breeze out there. noontime numbers upper 50s for the coast, 60s around the bay. mid to upper 60s for the inland areas. and then you have those upper 50s to low 60s for the coast. so remaining cool by the coast, partly cloudy skies. the onshore breeze northwesterly brose will be setting up and bringing us brisk conditions on the coast. for tomorrow, if you're going out to celebrate the big anniversary of the golden gate bridge, at 10 a.m., partly cloudy skies. upper 50s in the forecast. mostly sunny, low 60s for the afternoon. and then in time for the fireworks, it looks like a little patchy fog, cool conditions, but nice enough to be able to see the fireworks tomorrow night at 9:30. your extended forecast knows a gradual warm-up into tuesday and wednesday, back to the seasonal averages for this time of year. back to you. occupiers protest a deadly police shooting. the damage done after last night's march through oakland. and the dumbarton bridge closed for the holiday weekend. the work being done on the span right now! 3q
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something in the air wick. the dumbarton privilege now closed to all traffic as crews begin to work that will take them all weekends to finish and welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. that bridge shut down last night so crews could begin their round the clock work. ktvu's allie rasmus is on the bridge right now getting the up close look only the progress piece made on the project expected to last three days. and she'll have a report coming up. this is the bridge that connects the east bay to the peninsula, it's going to be closed for the weekend while crews install seismic joints. that should better protect the bridge during earthquake. caltrans hopes to open the bridge tuesday morning at 5, until then people who normally
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use that bridge are going to have to use another one or drive around the bay. here's a look at your alternate routes. you can either head north and go across the 98 bridge, or you can go south and get around the bay on highway 237. muni riders will have to survive awhile without the most used rail line in the city. they're shutting down service last night and it's going to be out for nine days due to some construction at church. muni says 20,000 people ride the line every weekday. and it runs from observation beach to the caltrain station near at&t park. >> takes me to the front door where i work. and it's just right down the treatment from my apartment so it's supervene so now it's a real pain. >> the shutdown also affects the church will runs but will stop at the church street station where passengers are going to center to transfer. buses will be added to help transfer passengers. also in san francisco, first street between mission and howard is closed. crews are working to build a
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temporary bridge for the new trans-bay tomorrow national. so first street there won't reopen until 5 a.m. tuesday. last night oakland police made one arrested during an occupy protest stemming from a deadly police shooting. more than 100 people held a rally demanding justice for one of their own. they faced off with police officers outside police headquarters and also outside the alameda county jail. one man was taken into custody last night and is facing a charge of felony vandalism. he is accused of breaking a window on the 400 block of webster street. and while protestors say moreland was arrested for felony, the charge was reduced to misdemeanor disturbing the peace. occupiers helped raise 250 dollar bail. and the chief said he understands that the community's concerns he and he says he is talked to the blue
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ford family and is promising a fair and thorough investigation into the shooting. new information coming out regarding the body dumped in a pleasanton trash can. the remains are that of a woman most likely an adult. however, the preliminary autopsy could not determine an identity or a cause of death. but law enforcement officials say they are sure the body is not missing morgan hill high school student sierra lamar. police say the body found had dark brown hair with blue fingernail polish. she was wearing an old navy shirt and pajama bottoms. authorities say her ethnicity is still not known. >> our investigators will follow up on the leads, continue to canvas the area and talk to neighbors. >> police are checking with nearby law enforcement agencies and their missing persons cases. two girls in bakersfield died in a fire started by children playing with matches.
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the girls were only two and three years old. they were playing in a vacant trailer with two boys who were a couple years older. firefighters say the trailer caught fire after the boy lit the matches. >> we ran over here, grabbed the water hose and nothing we could do. say there might be babies. we broke windows but it was already beyond. you couldn't do anything. the flames were out of control. >>the boys escaped by running from the trailer but they closed the door behind them once the fire started. it's unclear if any of the boys or their parents will face charges. today a group people in alameda will wade out into the water off crown beach to mark the first anniversary of the death of raymond zach. the 52-year-old died there one year ago. police and firefighters watched from the shore as officials couldn't save him because the water rescue program had ended due to lack of funds. zach's family has filed a lawsuit against the city and the county of alameda accusing them of negligence. two children had to be rescued in two separate
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incidents near san francisco beaches. this is video of first rescue off chrissy field around 1:30 yesterday afternoon. the coast guard boat and helicopter were called in to help. a 12-year-old boy was pulled from the water and transported to the hospital. fire officials say the child was not seriously hurt. they say it's not clear how the boy got so far out into the water in the first place. the other rescue happened less than an hour later in san francisco sea cliff neighborhood. a 16-year-old boy got stuck on a rock. firefighters were able to get to him safely. he was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. a sonoma county sheriff's office fears its deputy have to make a few rescues this weekend. they are patrolling popular spots along the river where drinking has been a problem in the past. the other problems with river parties they say are the large numbers of cars clogging the narrow river roads. and all the trash left behind. the golden gate bridge is 75th anniversary celebration is
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underway. >> from sea to shining sea ♪ >> high-ranking politicians helped mark the occasion yesterday. nancy pelosi and governor jerry brown joined san francisco mayor ed lee to unveil a new visitors pavilion with relatives of men who built the bridge. we met a new yorkers whose great uncle was the chief engineer. >> feel a certain amount of pride and a really strong connection to san francisco even though it's been all these years. >> the party continues tomorrow with a festival on chrissy field and fireworks lighting up the golden gate bridge tomorrow night. it's feeling a little more like winter than spring up in the sierra this weekend. here's what it looked like yesterday. heavy wet snow fell around the 5 thousand foot level all the way up to donner summit. and some drivers say they were caught off guard by the winter- like weather. >> who would expect that?
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i would expect this in january, right? >> it was also a wintry start to the memorial day weekend for people in reno, nevada or storm moved through the area there yesterday leaving some snow behind on roofs of buildings. more snow is expected there today, but temperatures are predicted to be back in the 70s by tomorrow. good morning to you! if you're headed to the sierra today, it is snowing in truckee at this hour. scatted showers remaining there today. here at home partly cloudy skies, mostly gray on the coastline, and turning partly cloudy, mostly sunny for your afternoon. temperatures will continue on the cool side for this time of year. we will be a little breezy especially along the coastline for today. but that active weather we saw yesterday pulling outs of here, moving to the east. we will have a final spoke move through the area through the afternoon. our north bay hills and east bay hills may see just a few scattered showers. the rest of us mostly sunny skies expected for the north
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bay, south bay seeing mostly sunny skies at this hour. we're got fog over parts of east bay and along the coast as well. near forecast here by noontime, looks look it pulls back, burns back good along the coast and parts of peninsula. partly cloudy skies, mostly cloudy in some cases. but this is that moisture that will continue to dance around the area. again it locks look over parts of north bay, shouldn't a lot of. it will move out of here fairly quickly but that will be the threat for the afternoon and as you just saw it's not a lot. mostly clear skies with the low clouds and fog returning. for tonight first for the coast, then moving into the bay. your forecast for the sierra, a few scattered showers, snow this morning turning to rain. upper 40s in the afternoon. so very chilly if you're camping or hiking or outdoors. for sunday a little sunnier and warmer conditions expected around tahoe. this morning, here at home 53 in napa, 56 for areas around fairfield. a little breezy through the delta this morning. concord and fairfield reporting
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wind 10 to 15 miles per hour with a little gust to it as well. 67 in vallejo. 64 expected for oakland. 63 in the city. so it's going to be a cool day and brisk, especially along the coast. upper 50s, low 60s. low 70s inland so very pleasant in pleasanton. 72 expected for livermore. 72 morgan hill. 70 expected los gatos. mid-60s for santa cruz. partly cloudy skies, there is your extended forecast. warmer as we move along sunday into monday, mid to upper 70s inland, low 60s will remain for the coast. partly cloudy skies and then a bigger bump in our numbers tuesday into wednesday. i'll have your lunchtime numbers coming up. back to our top story right now. and the work under way on the dumbarton bridge. allie rasmus was able to get exclusive access to the bridge and any setbacks or is all on schedule right now? >> reporter: everything is going according to plan, everything is on track.
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we're standing on the dumbarton bridge, on the west side, so beyond us is menlo park and east palo alto. but the west side of the dumbarton is where the bum, of this work is happening. we're standing just 300 feet away from the construction going on in the distance. you can hear and feel the rumble. jackhammers and construction work. this is part of a three-day closure that is happening for seismic retrofit project. here to tell us more is effy, the spokeswoman for the project. telling us what progress did crews make overnight? >> they are exactly on schedule this morning. they demoed about six treat for of concrete opening a huge gap across the bridge. they're now working on setting in rebar to replace that gap with new concrete, and to put in the seismic joint, the reason for the closure this weekend. >> what is that joint going to do in the future? >> the seismic joint is a couple of steel plates basically that move over each other. right under the deck where
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motorists are driving. and it allows the deck to expand and contract in the case of a quake. >> and there's other work that's happening here, so maintenance work taking advantage of the fact there are no cars on the bridge to do that. what deep of work is going on here? >> caltrans is taking advantage of the closure and getting work done outside of the contractors way. we've got a grinding and paving and some canopy upgrades throughout the entire span. there are repairs going on to signs, potholes, the barriers -- also overnight caltrans raised that section of the bridge by 5 inches. >> so lot of work going on, progress is good. any chance the becoming could open ahead of schedule, before 5 a.m. tuesday? >> there's always a chance. we're all hoping for it. it's too early to call in the weekend. but we'll work towards that, absolutely. >> thank you very much. and that's why the dumbarton bridge is closed for this three-
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day weekend. coming up in our -- we're about to go closer to the construction site and get an up close look at what they're doing. we'll bring that a half hour from now. time 1:41. a man tries to rush the cockpit of a american airlines plane. what passengers say about the man. and here's a live look outside of the traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. no backups to report on this saturday morning. time is 8:42. you're watching mornings on 2. [ man ] hmm. a lot can happen in two hundred thousand miles...
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good morning to you. a live look, san jose, partly cloudy skies. mild conditions. holding at 54 degrees. three thousand coalition troops have lost their lives since the start of the war in afghanistan. the death toll reached 3,000 with the passing of petty officer first class ryan wilson of shasta, california. he died may 20th. almost 2,000 u.s. troops have been killed around afghanistan since tuan and 2001. a new report details the nuclear power of iran. a washington, d.c. think tank says tehran has increased its output of uranium. it was refined the total production over the past five
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years could be enough to arm five warheads. peace talks in baghdad this week stalled. they plan to meet again next month. a federal crime lab in walnut creek is examining evidence from a rigged flashlight that exploded in arizona. that's according to the arizona republic. two workers at the phoenix salvation army center were hurt on thursday. one of them picked up the flashlight while sifting through a donation bin. when he turn it on, the flashlight exploded and a nearby worker suffered minor injuries. >> concern with these devices is there have been no targets. they've been randomly left for any innocent victim to pick up. >> earlier this month, two rigged flashlights were left outside of a business in glendale, arizona. the crime lab which is run by the u.s. bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms will try to determine whether the
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flashlight was rigged the same way. a gunman has died. police say the man held hostages at a real estate office before shooting himself twice in the head. he died at the hospital last night. he went to the office looking for someone he thought owed hum money. he held employees hostage but then released them. officers believe the man shot himself sometime after the hostages were released, but before officers storm the building. an unruly passenger who tried to rush the cockpit of an american airlines plane is due in court next week. according to the fbi, 24-year- old ryan schneider of canada rushed toward the front of the plane after it land at miami international yesterday. passengers say had was yelling "get me off the plane" and appeared to be drunk. they tackled him and held on to until police arrived to make an arrest. >> [not understandable] so we were a bit worried if there was something in his
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baggage. >> officials don't believe there is any terrorism connection. schneider is in federal custody. he faces charges of resisting arrest and disorderly intoxication. more than 120,000 government workers including members of the congress could be victims of a cyber attack. last year someone hacked into a system involving retirement savings. the names, addresses and social security numbers of 43,000 government employees could have been leaked. in addition, the social security numbers of 80,000 other people were exposed. inspectors don't believe any funds were stolen. police are look for the owners of more than a hundred bicycles allegedly stolen by one teenager. show you a picture of just one of the bikes. police found eight stolen bikes in the suspect's home. an investigation led officers to two storage walkers in oakland where they discovered another 106 bikes. up for think one of those bikes
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could be yours, go to ktvu.com, we have a link to see all of the recovered bicycles under web links. there is nor mudslinging in the battle to recall the governor of wisconsin. last night for the first time a debate was held between current republican governor scott walker and his democratic challenger, milwaukee mayor tom beret. even man accuses the other of being an extremist. last winter nearly a million people signed a recall petition removing collecting bargaining rights from public workers. the recalled vote is on june 5th. and applause for former u.s. congresswoman gabrielle giffords who made a rare public appearance last night. she received the salute to women award from the museum in new york. she retired from congress in january to focus on her recovery. she was shot in the head while meeting with constituents at a public event in tucson, arizona
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last january. it was a special homecoming this memorial day weekend in san mateo. soldiers with the army's 101st airborne division arrived yesterday. the city of san mateo adopted the soldiers company decades ago. in 1972, the city welcomed the men of a company home from vietnam with a parade. and tomorrow, 40 years later, san mateo will honor the soldiers' service with in her parade and celebration. >> honor and bridge to be here to celebrate something going on for so long. i mean, it's great what the people do for the soldiers. we appreciate everything they've done for us. >> tomorrow's parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown san mateo. it's a special weekend for the rolling thunder. this memorial day weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the motorcycle demonstration. members ride to the vietnam veterans memorial wall. they are dedicated to finding every prisoner of war or soldiers missing in action. this weekend there will be
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special entertainment to commemorate the anniversary. and in southern california, boy and girl scouts placed flags at veterans graves in hollywood to remembrance of memorial day. today they will place flags in 85,000 gives in los angeles in. here in the bay area, boy and girl scouts will place flags at each of the 112,000 gravesides at golden gate national cemetery in san bruno. a routine skydiving trip nearly turns deadly. why the jump that happened a year ago is now under investigation. >> plus it's one of the country's most famous -- why the abby in west hollywood is now banning before lorett parties. >> a warm-up underway. i'll have the numbers for your neighborhood coming up! [ mechanical humming ]
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if you're not looking, take a look now! video of a sky diving mishap you have to see. it shows an 80-year-old woman nearly slipped out of her harness after jumping out of a plane with her instructor. she manages here to hang on to him, and they both land safely on the ground. this all happened in lodi, about a year ago. but the souvenir video was uploaded to youtube just this week. the uss iowa is leaving the bay area today for los angeles. the historic world war ii battleship will depart the port of richmond between 10 and 11
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this morning. it is scheduled to pass under the golden gate bridge at 2 p.m. once the ship reaches l.a. the navy will turn it into a museum. the big day for the rosie the riveter world war ii home front national historic park. this morning a new visitors center will be dedicated. the park was established 12 years ago to honor those who helped the war efforts stateside. the new visitors center includes showrooms, exhibits a and a theater. the dedication begins at 10 a.m. madison bum gart any other on the hill as the giants look to win game three with the marlins. in game two yesterday the giants had a 3-1 lead in the 5th thanks to a cabrero solo shot. he really having a great season, leading the majors in hits. but the marlins bounce and back scoring five runs offer tim lincecum in the inning. the giants did mount a comeback and could not get him home in the 9th. giants lose 7-6. the oakland
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arizona are aim to go have their star back on the field by next week. the a's dropped game one of the yanks ever ann are yankees series yesterday andout slugged the a's with home runs three times. yankees win game one, 6-3. the same two teams play today at the coliseum. it's 8:55. lots of people likely have a lot of outside plans this weekend. rosemary, watching a little change in the weather for us. gets a little warmer for us who have outdoor and plans, right? >> sure. it's not bad at all. it's going to be pleasant for inland areas along the coast, it will be a little cool, a little brisk this morning. mostly cloudy skies. partly cloudy for the afternoon. still some weak instability hanging on to the bay area. maybe even a few sprinkles over the higher elevations for today. won't be a lot. at this hour we're holding on to the 50s. by your midday forecast, mostly cloudy skies, 50s for the coast, upper 50s, low 60s for
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the bay, and inland by lunchtime, widespread mid to upper 60s with afternoon highs rangethin 60s to low 70s. 72 livermore today and antioch. 72 santa rosa. mid 60s around the bay. a cool day by the coast. upper 50s to low 60s. 63 in the city. and gradual warm-up, with each passing day. a little warmer. back into the 80s by tuesday and wednesday. a famous gay bar in west hollywood decided to ban bachelorette parties until all couples have the right to marry. the owner of the abby says straight people are still welcome, just not to bachelorette parties. while many are celebrating their big day they're unaware the people around them cannot legally marry. >> i'm hoping that -- will support the decision and ban bachelorette parties until we can all have that same celebration. >> the move by the abby said to be the first all-out ban of
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parties in the los angeles area. san francisco celebrates carnivale this weekend. the two-day event in the nation district offers food, music and activities for the whole family. the big draw is the grand parade set for tomorrow. this year's carnivale theme is spanning borders, bridging cultures. the parade begins at 9:30 tomorrow morning at brian and 24th streets. rob moves down mission and end at 17th and van ness. the dumbarton bridge shut down for the entire holiday weekend. we're going there thrive see what crews are doing and how that work is progressing. plus another cost-cutting plan for the postal service. what they're offering to nearly all of their employees to help consolidate operations.
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we're live on the dunbar on the bridge this morning. coming up we'll show you exclusive up close video of the construction work happening right now and we'll tell you about the progress crews made overnight. a large show of community support. the fund-raiser to help the search effort for a missing teenager sierra lamar. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, may 26. i'm claudine wong. >> let's get right over to
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rosemary arose co for a quick look at the saturday forecast. >> the holiday weekend shaping up nicely. we have a mix over sun and clouds out there this morning. 50s outside your door at this hour. we will be slightly warmer for the afternoon, anywhere from 2 to 5 degrees and a warming trend continuing all the way into well looks like tuesday into wednesday. i'll break this down for you, show you where we may actually see a lingering shower for your saturday as well. >> work is well under way on the dunbarton bridge this morning. it's scheduled to be closed until tuesday morning so crews can do seismic retro fitting. ally rasmus is live at the bridge and got an exclusive look at the progress. >> reporter: cal trans escorted us don't dunbarton bridge. we are 300 feet away from the construction work happening over the weekend. this is the reason by the dunbarton bridge is closed for the weekend. we're on the western side of the bridge which is where the bulk of the work is happening.
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let's look at the excavation work done overnight. this is video you'll see only on taboo. where you see the construction -- only on 2. you see the construction worker with the jack hammer. next to him there is a six-foot gap in the concrete spanning across all six lanes of the dunbarton. that's why the bridge had to be completely closed to traffic. over the weekend crews will put in place a new seismic joint that will make thend of the bridge safer in the event of an earthquake. >> a couple of steel plates that move over hesp other right underneath the deck -- over each other right underneath the deck where motorists are trying and it allows the bridge to expand and contract in the case of a quake. >> reporter: the work is on schedule. they made very good progress overnight, and everything is happening according to plan. the work is supposed to continue until 5 a.m. tuesday morning. the bridge is supposed to remain closed until then, but we're told that if they get the work done early, there is a possibility that bridge could
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open early. at this point, though, it's too early in the game to know if that's going to happen. live in the dunbar ton bridge. >> here are the alternate routes around the construction. san mateo bridge to the north or south on highway 237. >> there was a shooting near the dunbarton bridge before it closed, around 5:15 in men although park on the bay front expressway between university avenue and willow road. a 30-year-old victim was then found shot in his car on highway 101 at woodside road. he is expected to survive. police are looking for four men who targeted the victim from a dark green four-door car. a man is in critical condition this morning after a shooting in san francisco. it happened just after 2:00 a.m., 2 a.m. at oakdale avenue and baldwin court in the bay view neighborhood. police say a man was shot at least once. his injuries are life threatening. no arrests have been mate. oakland police need the public's help in solving a hit
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and run. it happened around 9:20 last night in the area of foothill boulevard at harrington avenue. police say the male victim was critically injured and taken to highland hospital with serious head injuries as well as other injuries. investigators say they don't have much information to go on right now. at this point they aren't sure about the type of vehicle that hit the victim. volunteers will not be searching for sierra lamar today as they usually do on saturdays. instead they are breaking for the holiday, but will resume their searches next week. last night, hundreds of people turned out for a fund-raiser in support of sierra's family. [ music ] >> there was some live music and dancing at jason stevens wineery in gilroy. people were asked to donate $20 each to help fund search- related expenses. sierra's family says they are grateful for the community support. >> having people here for us, to support us, and you know, if
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we're staying positive, they're staying positive with us. that definitely, i think helps a lot. >> i am hoping to just give support to the family, and let them know we're praying for them and that we hope the best for them. >> the next volunteer search is scheduled for wednesday, 8 a.m. a hope and faith rally will be held on june 1 in fremont at washington high school, which is here sierra lamar's former school. the suspect in the sierra lamar case is being held without bail and is due to return to court next week. he made his first court appearance on thursday. the hearing lasted less than a minute and he did not enter a plea. the 21-year-old is charged with sierra's kidnapping and murder and is eligible for the death penalty. authorities say garcia-torres's d.n.a. was found on clothing that belonged to sierra, it was in her bag which was discovered near her home two days after she disappeared. garcia-torres is due back in court next thursday. meantime, the santa clara county sheriff's dive team
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completed a search at the reservoir near morgan hill. they spent the week looking for any sign of sierra lamar but didn't find anything in connection to the case. the sheriff's department says it will resume the search of area water ways next tuesday. a prayer vigil will be held in hayward tomorrow night for slain nursing student michelle le. family and friends will gather at 6 p.m. sunday to mark the anniversary of le's disappearance. investigators say the 26-year- old was attacked one year ago on may 26 at the kaiser parking garage in hayward. her body was discovered four months later. her former school mate has been charged with the murder and her trial is scheduled for september. investigators say pg&e put the public at risk tore at least 30 years and have recommended steep fines. pg&e already faces millions in fines following the 2010 san bruno explosion that killed eight people but now it faces even more fines after a new staff report by the state
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public utilities commission found the company misclassified hundreds of miles of natural gas transmission lines and allowed some lines to run at dangerously high pressures. pg&e says it plans to file a response in july. firefighters had to put out a grass fire along coyote creek. the fire was reported around 9:45 last night. a fire department captain told the san jose mercury news that the fire burned about 5000 square feet of grass and shrubs, and it did put off a lot of smoke, it smoldered for hours but unfortunately didn't damage any buildings. cal fire is urging caution this weekend because of increasing fire danger. these firefighters in st. helena are getting radar. the official start of fire season is more than a week away, but stayed wide, fires are -- statewide, fires are running double this time compared to last year. cal fire and campers we spoke to at the napa valley state park know how quickly a small fire can grow. >> we're running fires on a daily basis, where last year at this time, we weren't anywhere
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near the same level. >> i think it's good that it rained so we don't have to worry about every spark. >> cal fire says don't let the cool weather fool you. when the weather warms up and the wind gets blowing, the dry grass that fuels wildfires will be drier than before and ready to burn. get a camp fire permit where required and make sure there is a 10-foot clearance all around. good morning to you. a live look here at lake marin. we have a lot of runners out there this morning under mostly cloudy skies. even a little drizzle reported in some spots. especially along the coastline where we're socked in pretty good. you can see very gray south of the golden gait, just slides in across the bay and into the east bay this morning. looks like down to about 680, where we're looking at partly cloudy skies at least. west/southwesterly breeze to 12 miles per hour. closer to 18 miles per hour in fairfield, so flew the delta -- through the delta, again, a little breezy. concord reporting gusts up to 20 miles per hour at times a
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at this hour. mid to upper 50s near san jose. livermore mostly clear skies, and temperatures redwood cities, under mostly gray skies, 52. 57, mostly clear in napa, 57 in santa rosa. so a good looking start here this morning, where again, we've got blue skies. we will see changes over the north bay for the afternoon. a little bit of lingering moisture bringing that drizzle on this morning and bringing the possibility of maybe a few scattered showers this afternoon. this system is pushing off to the east just on the back side. we expect a wave of energy to move through and especially over the hills. the north and east bay hills for the afternoon, possibility of a few lingering showers. if you're headed to the sierra for the weekend, today's scattered showers remain in the forecast. snow this morning then turning to rain and drying out by tonight. here at home, many dry relatively -- dry, relatively cool for this time of year.
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the afternoon the bries breeze will be anywhere from 10 to 20 miles an hour in some areas and along the coast pretty brisk. if you're headed to the beach, well, bring along that hoody. a cool, breezy day. 69 expected for nevada this afternoon, 59 petaluma. low 70s? n. santa rosa. again, areas along the north bay and the east bay hills, perhaps a little buildup for the afternoon, a few scattered showers. definitely a possibility in that forecast for you. 70 for danville this afternoon. low 60s, oakland, hayward. down into san jose. 70 expected for you a few degrees warmer than yesterday. 68 sunny vail, 66 san mateo, 63 in the city. upper 50s to low 60s for the coast. below average for this time of year. we'll get back to the seasonal numbers by monday into tuesday. warm once again for the valley. low to mid 80s. the inland areas and mid to upper 60s for the coast. headed out to see the a's play today, i'll have that forecast coming up. wildfires continue to
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spread in southern california as well as new mexico. the work still needed to contain two large fires. >> plus, going inside the dragon. town load the world's first commercial supply station. >> first a look outside at traffic on 101 in san francisco. there is a crash blocking the slow lane on the bay shore on ramp, northbound 10 once. other than that -- 101. other than that, all is smooth on this saturday morning. it's 9:11. you're watching mornings on 2. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems.
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good morning to you. waking up with a mix over sunshine and clouds over the bay area this morning. even a little drizzle reported along the coast. >> in central florida, firefighters are watching for hot spots after reportedly containing a brush fire near walt disneyworld. a total of 75 acres burned, according to the orlando sentinel. heavy smoke from the fire temporarily forced the closure of interstate 4 last night. fire officials called the fire suspicious and are investigating the cause. memorial day weekend is looking a little hazy in parts of the southwest. smoke from this wildfire in southwestern new mexico is spreading across the state, and into arizona. strong winds are pushing ash from the fire 35 to 40 miles away. air quality warnings are going up as far away as albuquerque
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and santa fe. the fire has burned more than 130 square miles. a wildfire near julien, california has scorched thousands of acres. it's been dubbed the banner fire. this was a 15 ache fire early thursday afternoon but it spread fast, growing to more than 1000 acres in just two hours. hot, dry and windy conditions pushed the flames straight for daniel osborne's house. >> i seen it coming, and i had my water hose. then the fire trucks came in. real glad to see them. >> we did get an update from cal fire this morning. the banner fire is now estimated at 4100 acres. it is 30% contained. fire crews have not determined how the wildfire started. a new storm is slowly moving toward the southeast. sub tropical storm beryl is expected to main its strength as it approaches georgia and florida tomorrow night. it may dump a significant amount of rain which might actually be good news, as long as no one is hurt, because the
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area is experiencing a pretty bad drought. and what was once hurricane bud is now a tropical depression, raining on mexico's pacific coast. people in manzanillo knew it was coming and began boarding up homes and businesses there yesterday. there is heavy rain in the area, 6 to 10 inches expected in many spots. emergency officials in puerto vallerto are ready. the man accused of killing etan patz may be mentally i will. the lawyers say hernandez is by polar, schizophrenic and as a history of delusions. he was arrested yesterday after telling police he strangled etan in 1979. his wife and daughter were visually upset in court. hernandez is on suicide watch. a teenage gunman goes on a killing ram nag finishland. police scoured the southern part of the country immediately after the shootings. investigators say the suspect
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indiscriminately opened fire on a crowd of people outside of a restaurant. two individuals were killed, while seven others were wounded. the alleged shooter surrendered some five hours later. police recovered two weapons, including a hunting rifle. investigators say it is too early to determine a motive. the vet can says pope benedict xvi is shocked and saddened by the arrest of a staff member who is accused of leaking secret documents. the suspect reportedly worked as a butler for pope benedict since 2006. he is accused of leaking documents to an italian journalist. those documents allege corruption and power struggles within the vatican. in a separate case, vatican officials ousted the president of the vatican bank for also allegedly leaking confidential documents. jurors in the john edwards corruption trial will return to court on tuesday. it will be their seventh day of deliberations. edwards is charged with six counts of accepting illegal campaign contributions. he faces up to 30 years in prison, and a half million
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dollars in fines. the judge closed the courtroom yesterday to deal with what she called was a juror matter. she then sent the jury home for the holiday weekend. jurors must reach a unanimous decision on each count in order to convict. dozens of inmates in las vegas are free this morning after corrections officers called in sick. officials released 70 non- violent inmates yesterday because the jail just wasn't properly staffed. the police union says it was not a blue flu protesting impending layoffs and downsizing. the union says the jail was already planning to release some inmates to plug an $18 million budget hole. >> there's been no organized effort. what c.o.'s called in that was on an individual basis. we don't condone that. if we had known about that prior to, individual definitely told them do not do that. >> c.o.'s are corrections officers. the north las vegas police department stresses public safety is not in jeopardy. they have partnerships with
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other jails and say if there's a large number of arrests this weekend they can use them. astronauts have entered the dragon. the crew of the international space station opened the hatch of the spacex cap sewell named jet dragon and floated right inside it this morning. the first person to go inside said it smelled like a brand new car. the crew of the space station slid open that hatch to begin the work of unloading the world's first commercial supply ship. and a nasa shuttle heads to houston but it's not going by air. it's heading there by barge. a full-sized replica left florida bound for the texas space center. the shuttle nicknamed the explorer has been on display at the kennedy space center for the last 18 years. it should reach houston by june 1. and a political twist. former business partners of mitt romney donated vast amounts of money to president obama's reelection campaign. >> like a vampire. he came in and sucked the life out of us. >> democrats are running ads
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criticizing romney's time at the private investment firm bain capitol. cnn reports bain employees donated nearly $125,000 to the president's campaign last year. >> accepting a contribution from a particular person involved in venture capital, and criticizing mitt romney who has made his record as a venture capitalist at bain, the central focus of his -- of his credibility and his qualification for being president, are completely different things. >> republicans accuse the obama campaign of keeping donations from bain employees when at the same time, labeling the company's practices as job killers. on this memorial day weekend, president obama is paying tribute to the men and women of the armed forces. >> even as we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, we reaffirm our commitment to care for those who served alongside them. the veterans who came home. this includes our newest generation of veterans from
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iraq and afghanistan. >> on monday morning, the president and the first lady will join gold star families at arlington national cemetery and later in the day, they will meet with vietnam vets and their families at the vietnam veterans memorial. >>this morning, vice president joe biden delivered the commencement address at the united states military academy at west point in new york. >> only at west point and the other outstanding service academies, does the entire united states of america swell with pride at the accomplishments you're celebrating today. >> 1000 cadets are graduating today, and will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the u.s. army. >> the u.s. postal service will offer buyouts to 45,000 employees. the buyouts are coming this summer. the postal service will offer mail handlers $fifnt,000 to take -- 15,000 to take early retirement or leave. this is part of a plan to
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consolidate operations at 140 mail processing facilities. the agency has lost more than $3 billion in the first three months of the year. it hopes to reduce its works for by 150,000 people by the year 2015. all right. your time is 9:21, and the earth is going to be shaking inside of san francisco museum, we'll show you that long- awaited exhibit that opens to the public today. >> better weather is on the way for your holiday weekend. what you can expect, coming up.
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check out that funnel cloud. it was a stormy day in scans yesterday. there were at least 25 reports of twisters, including this one near russell. there was damage throughout the state but no injuries were reported. if ban on open water sailboat racing has been lifted. it was banned by the coast
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guard during a yacht race. the spinaker cup is a three-day race sponsored by the yacht club. a new earthquake exhibit at the california academy. the big draw is the shake house, where people experience thousand 190 sixes and 1989s earthquakes felt. k.t.v.u.'s david stevenson got a sneak peek at the exhibit earlier this week. it's an interactive active earthquake preparedness area. there is david looking a little concerned. must be shaking inthere. >> supposed to make you feel like it did in loma prieta. still unseasonably cool for late may but the temperatures will be improving moving through saturday, sunday, monday, looks to be the two
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warmer days for our bay area weekend. hopefully you have nice plans. yesterday, 60s to near 70 degrees is what we received in the afternoon. and we will be anywhere from two to five degrees warmer for today. a few clouds out there around the coast. along the bay, partly cloudy for the afternoon, although they may persist right along the coast. and look at the cool temperatures expected as well. 63 this afternoon in the city. widespread 60s right around the bay. 64 for hayward as well as oakland. 69 in fremont, low 70s in our inland spots areas, like santa rosa, napa, livermore, concord a nice pleasant afternoon. your forecast there if you're headed out to see the a's today. 62 degrees. the winds expecting that northwesterly breeze to pick up in many areas for the afternoon. brisk along the coast and a bit of a breeze for our bay area locations. your extended forecast there, at that warming trend. it will be gradual for the weekend, and then a more notable warm-up expected by
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tuesday and wednesday. back to the desk. it's the unofficial start to summer. sonoma county sheriff deputies say they will have their hands full this weekend. extra patrols on the russian river. >> plus a rare operation performed at a bay area hospital. how three patients are doing after getting new hearts. does your phone share what you are seeing and hearing right now
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weekend, from the golden gate bridge tomorrow to the dunbarton bridge which right now as you look live is completely shut down. and welcome back to mornings on 2, i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. we are giving you an exclusive look of what cal trans crews have been doing on that closed bridge. they've raised a section of the bridge 5 inches so they can install new bearings. also demolished six feet of concrete in order to add a seismic joint that will make it safer during an earthquake. the bridge is set to reopen on tuesday morning. if you have to get around that area here are alternate routes that we can give you while that bridge is closed. you can use the san mateo bridge or go around the bay on highway 237. ally rasmus is on that bridge right now. she'll have a live report at 9:25. muni passengers will have to survive a while without the most used rail line in the city. they began shutting down service at 7:00 this morning. it will be out of service for nine days due to construction at church and debos.
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muni says 20,000 people ride that line each weekday. it runs from ocean beach to the cal trans station near at&t park. >> takes me right to where i work. and it's just right down the street from my apartment. it's super convenient. now it's going to be a real pain. >> shut down also affects the jay church which will still run from geneva north which will stop at the church street station. buses will be added to help the passengers. all right in san francisco, 23eur9 street between mission and howard streets is closed. crews are working to build a temporary bridge for the new transbay terminal. it won't reopen until 5 on tuesday. the golden gate bridge's 65th an vinny zero -- 75th anniversary celebration is under way. [ applause ] >> high-ranking politicians helped mark the occasion yesterday. house minority leader nancy pelosi, governor jerry brown joined san francisco mayor ed lee to unveil a new visitors
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pavilion with the relatives of men who built that bridge. we met a new yorker whose great uncle was joseph strauss, the chief engineer. >> i feel a certain amount of pride, and really, a strong connection to san francisco. even though it's in the distance all these years. ♪ from sea to shining sea >> the party continues tomorrow with a festival along the field, and the fireworks show which will light up the golden gate bridge tomorrow night. new this morning, occupy oakland protesters are vowing to hold their weekly anti- police demonstration tonight. >> we are under attack. what do we do? >> stand up. fight back. >> more than 100 people held a rally last night demanding justice for one of their own. they faced off with officers at police headquarters, as well as the alameda county jail. one protester was taken into custody on charges of felony vandalism. he is accused of breaking a window on the 400 block of webster street.
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the demonstrations were for occupier chris moreland. he is holding the bull horn in this youtube video. protesters say he was arrested shortly after a confrontation with officers on wednesday. police chief howard jordan had just held a community meeting to respond to allegations of police abuse after an officer shot and killed 18-year-old allen blueford. >> and everyone was practicing their first amendment rights, freedom of speech. >> do you think crisscrossed the line? >> i don't think chris crossed the line at all. the >> protestors say moreland was arrested for a felony but the charge was reduced to misdemeanor disturbing the peace. :00 pairs helped raise his -- occupiers helped raise his bail. the chief of police says he understands the community's concern and is promising a fair and thorough investigation into the shooting. the mysterious case of a body dumped into a trash can is being investigated as a homicide. police say the remains are that of a woman, most likely an adult.
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however, the preliminary autopsy could not determine an identity or cause of death. but law enforcement officials say they are sure the body is not missing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar. police say the body found had dark background hair with blue fingernail polish. she was wearing an old navy shirt and ma jama bottoms. authorities say her ethnicity is still not known. >> we always have to treat it as if it could be a homicide. our investigators will do everything we can to follow up on all the leads to continue to canvas the area, talk to neighbors. >> police are also checking with nearby law enforcement agencies on their missing persons cases. there will be a gathering today to remember a young san pablo man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in pleasant hill. michael dejuan jones was shot and killed in front of a home on devinshire court the night of february 11th. family and friends tell k.t.v.u., today would have been his 22nd birthday. they will mark the occasion this afternoon at loma regional park in antioc.
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jones' killing remains unsolved. witnesses told police a blue saturn raced from the scene after the shots were fired. castro valley also remembering a victim of an unsolved murder. 14-year-old jenny lynn was found dead inside her home 18 years ago. her family led a march last night to support their foundation tore child safety. they also say they want to keep jenny's killing in the public eye, so that maybe someone will come forward with information to find the person responsible. >> we're just so grateful that we still have so many people who come forward, and help us establish this effort, and make it going through all these years. >> there is a $100,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of her killer. >>two girls in bakersfield died in a fire started by kids playing with matches. the girls were only two and three years old. they were playing in a vacant trailer with two boys who were a couple of years older. firefighters say the trailer caught fire after the boys lit
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the matches. >> we ran over here, grabbed the water hose. nothing we could do. they said there might be babies. we broke windows out but it was already beyond -- you couldn't do anything. the flames were out of control. >> the boys escaped by running from the trailer. they closed the door behind them once the fire started. it's unclear if the boys or their parents will face charges. today a group of people in alameda will wade out into the water off crown beach to mark the anniversary of the death of raymond zach. the 52-year-old died in one year ago. police and firefighters watched from the shore. fire officials said they could not save him because the water rescue program had ended due to lack of funds. zach's family has filed a lawsuit against the city and county of alameda, accusing them of negligence. >>two children had to be rescued from san francisco beaches in two separate incidents. this is video of the first rescue. a coast guard boat and helicopter were both called into help. it happened around 1:30 yesterday afternoon. a 12-year-old boy was pulled
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from the water and taken to the hospital. fire officials say the child was not seriously hurt. they say it's not clear how the boy got so far out into the water in the first place. the other rescue happened less than an hour later in san francisco's sea cliff neighborhood. a 16-year-old boy got stuck on a rock. firefighters were able to get him to safety and he was taken to the hospital. the sonoma county sheriff's office fears its deputies will have to make a few rescues in weekend. they're patrolling popular spots along the river where drinking has been a problem. the other problems with river parties they say are the large numbers of cars clogging the narrow river roads. and of course all that trash that's left behind. it's feeling a little bit like winter up in the sierra this memorial weekend. here's what it looked like at least yesterday. heavy, wet snow fell around the 5000 foot level. all the way up to donner summit. some drivers headed to lake donald said they were indeed caught off guard by this winter weather. >> who would expect that? i would have expected this in
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january, right? >> it was also a wintery start to the memorial day weekend for people in reno, nevada. light snow fell in the area there yesterday. leaving some snow behind on the roof tops of buildings. more snow is expected up there today, but temperatures are partly dictated to be back in the 70s by tomorrow. good morning to you. we will be shaping up nicely for your weekend. this morning, waking up with mostly gray skies, low clouds hugging the coast, moving across the bay and you can see mostly gray over areas of oakland. a little lingering moisture and we have a little bit of drizzle reported in some areas. but we will again improving continuing into the saturday afternoon. sunday, monday looks nice as well. storm tracker 2 showing you that cloud deck. the north bay seeing a different story this morning. mostly sunny skies even along the coast lined but south of the golden gate. pacifica, half moon bay. santa cruz socked in pretty good this morning. 52 degrees in areas of san
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francisco. 52 redwood city mostly gray. er 50s near mountain vi 53 in oakland right now. hayward mostly gray, even maybe crossing into danville. san ramon at this hour, 57 napa, 57 in santa rosa. the system pulling to the east. we will have just a stray shower possibility for your afternoon. it looks like over the north bay hills and perhaps the east bay. your forecast shows you by about noontime, mostly sunny skies. the clouds are expected to stay along the coastline. mostly gray, cool, brisk along the coast for today but these are the pop-up shower weiss are anticipating for your afternoon. notice the time stamp, 1:00. 2:00, 3:00, 4:00. and it's out of here. maybe a few sprinkles if you're going to be hiking this afternoon, that to be aware of. if you're headed to the sierra to do camping we have scattered showers in the forecast here. notice the system shifting east, the back edge still clip tag hoe for most of the day. and the temperature is really
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cool. be aware of that if this is your destination for the weekend. here at home we have better weather in the forecast. mix of sun and clouds. northwesterly breeze will be picking up in the afternoon. highs slightly warmer than yesterday. more sunshine expected over parts of the north bay. the east bay looking pretty good. 72 expected for antioc. 70 in concord. low 60s right along the bay. upper 60s to low 70s for the north bay. 72 santa rosa, if we slide down into the city, 63 expected for you. 59 for pacifica, down into the south bay upper 60s, low 70s. 70 san jose, 72 morgan hill. mid 60s for santa cruz. partly cloudy skies. the extended forecast a gradual warm-up. not as warm as we typically are but we will get back to those seasonal numbers by monday into fuse. back to the desk. three young patients are recovering from a triple transplant. surgeons at lucille packard children's hospital transplanted one heart a day for three days three weeks ago.
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the first went to amman disa seacrest, a student at st. mary's college. the next day william wiley medrow. then another heart became available for james spencer, a freshman at santa rosa junior college. all three are now giving thanks. >> they lost someone important in their lives and they gave me a second chance. >> very happy. very thankful. i certainly would not be here without it. >> you never know how long it actually might be until you can get one. and when i got one, it was just such a relief. >> the five-year survival rate for heart transplants is at 93%. doctors say this should be a new beginning for all three patients. a chinese activist fears have become reality. new this morning, what has happened to a member of chen wong chen's family. the dunbarton bridge is shut down for the holiday weekend. we'll go there live for one last look at the work now being
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done. >> first a live look outside. there she is, the golden gate bridge. when she opened back in '37, the chronicle referred to that bridge as the $35 million steel heart. she turns 75 tomorrow. a lot of celebration going on. time now 9:41. you're watching mornings on 2.
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good morning to you. a live look from san jose. mostly clear to start, now turning mostly cloudy. turning mostly clear by the afternoon once again. new this morning, if brother of blind activist chen wong chen has gone missing in china. chen feared that something bad would happen to his family after he escaped house arrest in china and took refuge at the u.s. embassy, and then flew to
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the u.s. chen's brother appears to have become the latest target over chinese government reprisals. his disappearance comes just three days after he told the news organization about how he's been tortured since his brother escaped to the u.s. more than 120,000 government workers, including members of congress, could be victims of a cyber attack. last year someone hacked into a system involving retirement savings. the names, addresses and social security numbers of 43,000 government employees could have been leaked. in addition, the social security numbers of 80,000 other people were exposed. inspectors do not believe any funds were stolen. 3000 coalition troops have lost their lives since the start of the war in afghanistan. the death toll reached 3000 with the passing of petty officer ryan j. wilson of shasta, california. he died may 20th from complications associated with a medical condition. almost 2000 u.s. troops have been killed in and around
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afghanistan since 2001. a new report details the nuclear power of iran. a washington d.c. think tank says tehran has increased its output of low enriched uranium. if it was refined the total production over the last five years could be enough to arm five warheads. these talks in baghdad -- peace talks in baghdad this week stalled. countries including the u.s. plan to meet again in moscow next month. our top story this morning. the weekend closure of the dunbarton bridge. it's shut down so crews can do seismic retro fitting work. ally rasmus is live at the bridge with how that work is progressing. >> reporter: we are still on the dunbarton bridge, although the construction crews moved us further away from the site. that's because the contractor who is escorting us up here had to get back to work. just over the incline is where the bulk of this work is taking place, on the western end of the dunbarton bridge. and cal trans did take us up to where this work was going on,
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just below where you see the guy with the jack hammer working. there is a 6-foot gap going across all six lanes of the bun bar don bridge. they had to open up the bridge in order to bring in some equipment, to tear open the concrete so they can put in a new seismic joint in place. >> a seismic joint is a couple of steel plates basically that move over each other, right underneath the deck where motorists are driving. it allows the deck to expand and contract in the case of a quake. >> reporter: now, while the bridge is closed, cal trans is taking advantage of the clearer to do some other maintenance work. they're doing here, using chains to check for cracks inside the concrete. they did find a crack and spray painted the area to mark it off. they were able to tell there was a crack inside the concrete in that area based on the sound the chains made when they scrape them over the concrete. listen to it.
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[ chains scraping ] >> reporter: it makes a really distinct hollow sound, so that's something they will have to work on while the bridge is closed. the bridge is supposed to be closed until 5 a.m. tuesday for all of this work. it could open early if the work is ahead of schedule. but at this point, according to the spokes woman it's too early to know if the bridge is going to open early. overnight tonight crews are supposed to put in that seismic joint. at this time tomorrow we will have a better idea if the bridge will open early. so far everything is on schedule. live at the dunbarton bridge. k.t.v.u., channel 2 news. look at this map, because it gives you a look at the alternate routes you can use this weekend. you can either go north and use the san mateo bridge or go south and get around the bay on highway 237. a federal crime lab in walnut creek is examining evidence from a rigged flashlight that exploded at a salvation army warehouse in arizona. two workers at that phoenix salvation army center were hurt on thursday.
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the salvation army says one of the workers picked up the flashlight while sift ing through a donation bin. when he turned it on the flashlight exploded and a nearby worker suffered minor injuries. >> concern with these devices is there have been no targets. they have been randomly left for any innocent victim to pick up. >> earlier this month, two rigid flashlights confer left outside a business in glendale, arizona. the crime leg run by the u.s. bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives is going to try to determine whether the flashlight that went off thursday was rigged in the same way. a began man who took hostages in indiana has died. police say the man held hostages at a real estate office before shooting himself in the head. he died last night at the hospital. police believe the man went to the office looking for someone he thought owed him money. he held employees hostage and then released them. officers believe the man shot himself sometime after the hostages were release and
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before officers stormed the building. an unruly passenger who tried to rush the cockpit of an american airlines plane is due in court next week. according to the f.b.i., 24- year-old ryan snyder of canada rushed towards the front of the plane after it landed at miami international airport yesterday. passengers say he was yelling, get me off the plane, and appeared to be drunk. they tackled him and held on to him until police arrived and made an arrest. >> the way terrorism is these days, i mean just shifting in the seats, so we were a bit worried, if there was something in his baggage. >> officials don't believe there was any terrorism connection. snyder is in federal custody. he faces charges over resisting arrest and disorderly intoxication. san francisco police are looking for the owners of more than 100 bicycles allegedly stolen by one teenager. this is just one of the bikes officers say was stolen by 18- year-old irving sanchez. police say they found eight stolen bikes in his silver
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terrace home. an investigation then led officers to two storage lockers in oakland where they say they discovered another 106 bikes. if you think one of those bikes could be yours, log on to ktvu.com. we have a things see all the recovered bike -- we have a link to see all the recovered bicycles under web links. it was a special home coming this memorial day weekend in san mateo. soldiers with the 101st airborne arrived yesterday. in 1972, the city welcomed the men of a company home from vietnam with a parade. and tomorrow, 40 years later, san mateo will honor the soldiers' service with another parade and celebration. >> just honor and a privilege to be here to celebrate something that's been going on for soloing. it's great what the people do here for the soldiers. we appreciate everything they've done for us. >> tomorrow's parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown san mateo. former u.s. congresswoman gabrielle giffords made a rare public appearance last night.
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[ applause ] >> thank you very much. >> giffords received the salute to women award from the intrend sea, air and space museum in new york. she retired from congress in january to focus on her recovery. she was shot in the head at a campaign event in tucson, arizona. it is 9:51, and the u.s.s. iowa is heading south today. where and when you can see it for the final time in the bay area. >> a warming trend is under way for your holiday weekend. coming up, what you can expect for saturday, sunday, and into monday. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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but so far it's gone unclaimed. here are the winning numbers, 2, 5, 45, 46, 47. the mega was 37. if you have the winning ticket, you have until the end of october to turn it in. now u.s.s. iowa is leaving the bay area today for los angeles. the historic world war ii battle ship departs the port of richmond between 10 and 11 this morning. it's scheduled to pass under the golden gate bridge between 2 and 3 p.m. once the ship reaching los angeles the navy will turn it into a museum. well, it's a very big day for the rosie the riveter world war ii home front national historic park in rich land. this morning a new visitors center will be dedicated. if park was established 12 years ago to honor those who helped the war effort state side. it includes showrooms, exhibits and a 50-seat theater. the dedication begins at 10 a.m. mad some bumgarner on the hill this afternoon as the giants look to win game 3 of a four game set. game 2 yesterday.
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the giants had a three-run lead in the 5th thanks to a melky cabrera solely shot. he's having great season. marlins coming back in the 6th scoring five runs off tim luns come just in that -- lincecum just in that inning. the giants mounted a come back but couldn't get it home. giants lose 7-6. the a's looking to have injured outfielder espodis back on the field next week. he is scheduled to take batting practice before this afternoon's game. against the yankees. the a's dropped game one yesterday. yankees outshrugging with home runs galore. the same two teams at the coliseum today at one owe5. san francisco celebrates carnival this weekend. the two-day event in the mission district offers food, music and activities for the whole family. the big draw is the grand parade. this year's carnivale scene is
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spanning borders. >> carnival, golden gate bridge celebration tomorrow. one last check with rosemary on the forecast. good morning to you. don't forget the backyard barbecues, maybe visitors in town. we have better weather on the way. holding in the 50s at this hour under partly cloudy skies. mostly gray over parts over the south bay. we have 57 degrees by the coast at noontime. widespread 60s around the bay and inland. for the afternoon numbers slightly warmer than yesterday. still a little cool for this time of year. warmer spots 72 for santa rosa, expected for the afternoon. 72 for livermore. mid to upper 60s around the way. snow shower oakland if you're see -- 64 in oakland if you're seeing the a's play. the clouds could hang tough around the coast. upper 50s to lower 60s for the coast. if you're headed in that direction dress in layers, bring the jacket. we know how it goes, right? but the warming trend continuing through the weekend. mild weather expected in most cases and a warm up getting
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back to work tuesday. >> don't forget the backyard barbecues. i like those. >> absolutely. >> thanks, rosemary. >>this is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. >> joyce us around 7:00 tonight right after our coverage of the phillies and cardinals game. we're always here at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. have a great saturday, everyone. thanks for watching. - ( music playing ) - we know technology can make you more connected. but now it can make you more connected to your doctor through e-mail. test results from home. check records. change appointments. now doctors, nurses, techs, pharmacists are all digitally connected to each other. and ultimately connected to you. at kaiser permanente, we believe that if knowledge is power,
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