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they're asking anyone with a boat or kayak and free time this in the morning to come out and help. how friends and family of a missing baseball fan are trying to find him. millions of people are without power right now in the nation's capital after a deadly storm pushed through that area overnight, and it's not over yet.
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good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. overcast skies across parts ofty bay area. let's check in with rosemary for a quick look at the saturday forecast. >> a relatively mild day for our saturday this morning. waking up with those clouds, drizzle at the coast. we will see a slight warmup as we head into sunday and the first half of next week. i'll have the numbers coming up. >> it's been five days since an officer from vac cavil went misses. it is believed that he femme into the water. alley has more on what's happening today. >> reporter: friends and family members are trying to inlist the help of people with boats and kayaks for this volunteer search that they've organized. it's going to start at about 8:00 this morning right here
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next to peers 30, 32. this is the same place where the nearly 18-hour search was conducted monday night into tuesday afternoon. 27-year-old victor marieio is a security officer. he and his friend went to a baseball game. he is believed to have fall into an the bay, and his friends and family members are very concerned that he may have drowned. the coast guard did take part in that search on monday night. they call it off late tuesday afternoon. but his friends and family are continuing their efforts to find him, and they are asking for the help of anyone who has some free time this morning, free time in especially a boat or a kayak. they are starting this volunteer search at 8:00 this morning. he is originally from southern california, so one of the organizers i spoke to this morning said his family members
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have flown up from southern california to be here for this search. again, that starts around 8:00 here at peers 30, 32 here in san francisco. a backyard game of dice erupted into gunfire in oakland. a group of people were gambling on the 1700 block of 12th street yesterday afternoon. the gunman suddenly pistol whipped a player and then shot him in the leg, and then grabbed some cash on the ground and ran away. no arrests have been made. police blame a bomb square for interrupts an ethics
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committee hearing. >> the neating is adjourned. -- the meeting is adjourned. >> is security escorted mayor ed leaf out of the roof in the middle of his testimony. police said the bomb threat was unrelated to the hearing. on the witness stand stand, lee testified he would feel comfortable if mayor cremite returned to his office. >> his plea to that charge, and the acceptance of the sentencing that goes with it. >> she felt betrayed by the neighbors, because they went forward to call authorities. i could see my wife was scared, concerned, and angry. >> that was the mayor talking about his wife's reaction after the video of her describing the new year's eve incident went
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public. commissioners hope lopez will testify in next month's hearing. she wants the mayor's office to pay for her flight back from venezuela. an update to a story. police have seized computers and other items from the st. timothy church in fairfield to gather evidence against a pastor for child molestation. investigators say many of the reported abuses happened in the church. he has a wife and family, and is being held on a half a million dollars bail. arraignment is scheduled for monday. closing arguments are scheduled for monday in the priest beating trial in san jose. >> we're very glad that we got to tell the story. that was the think he wanted to
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do most of all. >> the defense called only one witness, will lynch who admitted to striking retired priest gerald lidner, who he said molested him and his brother on a trip in 1995. he admitted to hitting him, but said he didn't want the clergyman dead. >> it's no longer don't talk to strangers. this was a man who tucked me into bid at night, this priest, you know. this was a man that was trusted by my family. >> lynch faces two felony charges of assault and elder abuse. they carry a maximum four-year prison sentence. lynch refused a plea deal in order to puck he lies the alleged abuses. >> oakland police will be using shot spotter technology to respond to illegal fire works and celebratory gunfire over the 4th of july holiday.
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yesterday officers seized illegal fire works they bought during an operation on east 12th street. >> extremely dangerous. mortars, launchers, with the dry season we've had, you can imagine a rocket goes into an older structure or a dry brush area, has the possibility to be catastrophic. >> additional officers will be on the streets july 4th, and some fire stations are accepting fairly works with no questions asked. right now millions of people are on the east coast and without power, thanks to a wave of violent thunderstorms. we wants to show you video from yesterday. the weather in indiana that knocked down trees and power lines. utility companies say it could take self days to restore power to customers. the storms are also being blamed for two deaths in virginia. the outage comes during record- setting temperatures on the east coast, and that heat is expected to continue throughout
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the weekend. in ohio, a series of storms knocked down at least 16 power polls, trapping people in their calls. the 70 mile per hour winds also tipped over three tractor- trailers on a freeway. at least one person had to be taken to the hospital. no word on any injuries. well, the storm is also being blamed for popular sites such as netflix, instar gram, and pin thest to be taken out. amazon ec2 runs these websites and services. all of those websites are back up and running, but that followed a six and a half hour outage two weeks ago. fog is in in some cities. passcyfy da has a lot of fog. do you think any burnoff later today, or is that going to stick around? >> stockton pretty good. we will see some late day burnoff. we're waking to partly sunny to mostly sunny the father inland
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you go, and plenty of gray around the bay. our numbers will remain below average for this time of year. you can see just a little bit of sunshine trying to poke through the clouds there. the marine layer with us and the onshore breeze. 59 in oakland. so relatively mild out there. even a tad warmer than yesterday in some cases. 60 degrees in livermore, 58 in fairfield. the satellite radar view show you go the front that will be sweeping across northern california today. this is what is bringing us the cooler weather, the onshore breeze, and again will be anywhere from a few degrees below normal to several degrees depending on the spot. our numbers, upper 50s for the coast, to near 80 degrees inland. 80 degrees will be some of the warmer spots. take a look. 80 degrees expected in areas around st. had a lena today.
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-- st. helena today. these numbers similar to what we saw yesterday. a slight cooldown in some spots, especially inland. 76 in walnut creek. upper 60s in oakland. 70 degrees down in castro valley. 79 for antioch today. 80 for brent wood. getting outdoors, a lot of fairs going on around the area. we have alameda, we have areas in the north pay, down into santa lair clara -- santa clara valley if you're headed to the fireworks show, you should be fine with the burn off today. upper 50 those low 60s at the coast with mostly gray sky grouse. your, tended forecast shows you we do begin to warm up, a slight bump tomorrow as we get into monday, back into the mid-
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80s, and a slight warmup as we head into the big holiday. mostly sunny skies on wednesday for 4th of july. upper 80s in the forecast. mid-60s along the coast. if you're going to be out and about for today, i'll have your lunchtime numbers for you coming up. well, toxic levels in the marina. the families that have already been moved from their homes. >> i feel much sadness in my heart. >> plus a heart-wrenching story, three young boys lose their home in the colorado wildfires, as they deal with an even bigger tragedy. >> but first, let's take you outside. you can barely see through all of that fog, but that is the golden gate bridge. rosemary talking about the fog that will stick with us through much of the morning. it is 7:11, you're watching mornings on 2. potting mix. itot what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months.
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a public funeral service is being held today for rodney king. the reverend al sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the service in los angeles. he said king was a symbol of civil rights who represented the antipolice brutality of our time. today's tune ram comes nearly two weeks after king was found dead at the bell of his swimming pool. police are calling his death an
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accidental drowning, but are still awaiting the results of an autopsy. >> this in the morning, president obama is promising federal aid to help victims of a raging fire in colorado. he toured the damage yesterday. close to 350 homes have been destroyed by the waldo canyon fire. >> when the natural disasters like this hit, america comes together, and we all recognize that there but for the grace of god go i. >> in his weekly address this in the morning, president obama also encourageled people to help the victims by donating to the red cross. the fire has burned 26 square miles, and is 25% contained. at least two people have died in that fair. the california air national guard will send two airplanes to colorado this in the morning to help fight those devastating wildfires from the 146th air lift wing. they will leave the channel islands air national guard station this in the morning. they can drop up to 3,000
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gallons of water or fire retardant in a single aerial pass. and the fire has been especially devastating for grieving grandmother and her four grandchildren. >> i spent two months packing them up, and moved them here. >> susan solich's daughter and son-in-law recent died, leaving behind four young boys. she took in her four grandsons, but now they have lost their home to the fire. >> and as we drove, we could see in our rear-view mirrors, the side of the hill just exploded. there had to be 40 fires just bam! >> solich says the family is gaining strength from each other. one of the boys also managed to save a blanket that belonged to his parents. dozens of homes were also destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire in idaho.
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about a thousand people have been forced to leave their homes. the fire is burning in the eastern part of that state, and so far it is only 30% contained. officials haven't released details about what may have sparked it, but said people are to blame. well, bone dry condition conditions are sparking concerns about wildfires in texas. there is no relief to the drought in sight. firefighters are monitoring conditions and urging residents to take precautions including creating a defensible space around their homes, and reporting fire hazards. casino billionaire adelsten is donating $10 million to a fund to elect more republicans, including mitt romney. aidle son and his family donated $20 million to a
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committee for newt gingrich. congress passed a $105 billion transportation measure. some of the projects would have run out of money without a deal between both parties. barbara boxer says it will create or save nearly 3 million jobs. the transportation bill also includes the free vision to keep the and rates of some college loans from doubling. the rates of subsidized stafford loans would have mushroomed to 6.8%, adding an extra $1,000 on average. the santa clara board of education is denying a petition to close a charter school. instead it has renewed its contract for another five years. parents hat petitioned to have it closed, saying it doesn't take its fair share of special needs student, and abuses state legislation.
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the board said none of those complaints meet the criteria for closing the is school. >> a 55-year-old palo alto woman is in school after causes thousands of dollar -- is in jail after causing thousands of dollars in damages at a stanford hospital. they say she screamed, and removed all of her clothes over the outburst. in total, $10,000 worth of hospital property was damaged. oakland southern medical center is paying an $84,000 fine for not protecting workers from meningitis. in september of 2009, a person checked into the hospital infected with the disease. yet we talked to a man who worked at summit and treated the sick patient. he said he didn't know about the patient's diagnosis unless he started experiencing the same symptoms. >> couldn't move my legs, spread to my knees. >> a police officer who
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originally worked on the original patient became ill. both men are now permanently disabled. hospitals are required to immediately report case offers men in>> right this to county. pg&e is drilling in parts of the marina district, and it's stirring of concerns of toxic contamination. pg&e is doing the work as part of a voluntary program to manage inimpact from older buildings in the area, but according to engineering reports obtained by cabrera, be low level -- ktvu, low levels of chlorinated carbons have been found in areas near the ground. some of these have been known to cause heart disease, cancer. what we are working to do is really ensure that we are responsibly managing these sites, doing thorough investigation to determine if there are any environmental impacts that need to be
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cleaned. >> pg&e is currently drilling on beach street near webster. five families have already been moved, and notices have been mailed to other people in the area. so far, though, there is no evidence of any health problems. >> your time is 7:20. today is going to be longer than normal. the reason scientists are making a slight adjust document the uniform clock. >> and those four teenagers caught on tape bullying a bus monitor finally learn their punishment. >> outside our doors this morning, gray skies around the bay. i'll have what you can expect for your weekend coming up.
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three men are dead after a rental truck they were in went off the ride near davis and slammed into a tree. police say the truck collided with an suv, and then the truck driver overreact of corrected and lost control. the identities of the then have
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not been released, but officials say they are in their 20s and 30s from the sacramento area. >> boys bullying a bus monitor will be suspended from school for a year. they must also complete 50 hours of community service. about two week guys, the video of the boys teasing 68-year-old karen klein went viral. the boys have all written letters of apology to klein and some will be attending counseling. an on-line fund-raiser for klein has now raised more than $660,000 for klein. two boaters lost at see for five days due to tropical storm de interest by. they were -- debby. they were weak and dehydrated. they climbed on to a raft after their barge sank in debby's high surf. >> like a beach ball at the beach. it blew us probably a hundred
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miles. >> the boaters say they did not have an emergency radio beacon with them. they say they will never set sail without one again. all right. the fog is in, but not across the entire part of the bay area. rosemary said it will probably burn of later today. >> yeah, so we have partly sunny over the north bay. you go inland, sunshine there around the bay. stockton pretty good, and we even have a little bit of patchy drizzle and fog along the coastline. giving you a look at the numbers at this hour. it's a relatively mild start to the day. 50s, even low 60s out there in some cases, as we get into the noon hour. for the afternoon, numbers, cool for this time of year. along the coast, not too bad, but take a look at that. the actual high for today, highest, warmest spot, 80 degrees in areas near brent wood. a lot of 70s out there for the afternoon. 72346 santa rosa, 76 in
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concord, as well as liver more, down into the south pay, mid-70 nhl san jose. around the bay, upper 60s to low 70s. 68 for oakland. upper 50s pacifica, half moon bay. it will be a cool to mild day. notice we see the gradual warmium all the way into the big 4th of july holiday. we have mostly sunny skies, 88 on wednesday. back to you. east palo alto is celebrating its 29th year today. there is a parade that starts at costano elementary school. there will also be a community festival from noon until 4:00 p.m. in bell street park, and a fireworks show will light up the sky once it gets dark tonight. also opening day at the marin county fire. this year the fair will
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celebrate the agriculture of marin with a new exhibit called grown in marin. fairgoers are can also enjoy the classic carnival rides. the fair runs through july 4th. international time keepers are adding an extra second to the clock at midnight tonight. it's needed because the earth is slowing down a bit from the tidal pull of the moon. this is the first leap second since 2009, and the 25th overall. well, city college in san francisco is in trouble with the accrediting commission. the criticisms, what it's been asked to do now, and how the public will get a chance to weigh the on what's next. >> and in the middle of fire season, why three east bay fire stations will be closing down tomorrow. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
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combating the latest security threats. it spans oceans, stretches continents. and is scalable as far as the mind can see. our cloud is the cloud other clouds look up to. welcome to the uppernet. this in the morning the family of a dodgers fan believed to have disappeared from a san francisco pier is resuming the search for him. police believe 27-year-old victor marie go of vacaville fell awful pier 32 monday night and drowned. marieio and is a friend had just left the giants-dodgers
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game when they went to the end of the pier. his friend told police he looked away for just a second, and marieio was gone. a search turned up nothing. today's search is being organized by friends and family who say they still hope he will turn up alive. ? just about an hour, a search for missing teenager lamar will begin. lamar was last season by her mother on march 16th as she was getting ready to leave her morgue were hill home for school. 21-year-old antolin gar see do torres has been arrested for the kidnapping and murder of lamar. san francisco firefighters stumbled on to a pot farm while battling a grass fire in the silver terrace neighborhood. flames hit several homes, and it was in one of those hopes where authorities discovered
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several dozen marijuana plants, along with a complex wiring and air filtration system. police are now looking for the tenants. fire investigators are checking to see if someone at the encampment may have started that blaze. and investigators think an apartment fire in san francisco may have original nateed this air shaft. about 65 people. a few of those units were damaged. a broken gas line prevented all of those residents from returning for hours. one woman did suffer smoke inhalation. and a fund-raiser for victims of a fire back on may 6th that damaged an apartment building in the city's mission strict. 37 people lost their homes. many have found new places to stay, but others are still in need of permanent housing. today's fund-raiser is at 3:00 at the casanova lounge on valencia street. >> more than a dozen firefighters are will be out of a job when three fire stations close this weekend.
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the stations scheduled for closure. the reason for the closure is the failed parcel tax. that means the east district has to cut $3 million from its budget, causing those three stations to close, and 15 firefighters to be laid off. >> it's going to be very sad. spent a lot of time in this station. spent a lot of time with the firefighters here that we're going to lose, and it's just going to be a sad day. >> one of the stations scheduled for go is more, station 54 in bendadd two, has been opened for 80 years if. >> budget cuts could jeopardize the acriddation for san francisco city college. a report says an evaluation of the school should come out next week. the report suggests constitute college has too few experienced administrators, and is low any financial reserves. california's ban goes into tomorrow. customers packed into a french bistro on market street for a farewell to balgra event last
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night. producing or selling it will be against state law starting tomorrow. >> i'm seeing a culture going away. i'm seeing techniques going away. >> animal rights activists say it's cruel, because the animals are force fed with a long tube down their throat, causing their organs to swell up to 10 times their normal size. there are several other new laws taking effect tomorrow. among them, a commercial recycling member, which expands recycling to homes in california. there is also a rule to with tools to present bullying in schools. starting tomorrow, muni passengers in san francisco can enter the bus through the back door. that's only if you have a clipper card or valid transfer.
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riders paying in cash will still have to board at the front of the bus. the goal here is to speed up the boarding process. muni has also hired more fair inspectors to make sure everyone is paying their way. also tomorrow, the cost of a monthly muni pass goes up. the m pass will be $64 instead of 62. single ride tickets will still cost $2. bart fairs are also going up 1.4%, and that will add in an extra 5 to 15 cents. members of occupy oakland are filing a civil suit against the city over a rowdy protest earlier this year. they claim 400 gallon straighters are were unlawfully arrested when they tried to take over a ymca building on january 28th. they claim police core don't them outside the fitness center and wouldn't let them leave. this was during the same protest in which they tried to take over the henry j. kiser convention center and vanda lied city hall.
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federal authorities cited two marin county men on charges of flying a remote controlled helicopter around alcatraz. the park service said that the drone chopper flew close to the island, frightening birds and flying right by tourists. one of the men told the newspapers no one was armed. they were apparently taking aerial pictures of alcatraz. federal emergency officials are drafting new floods down and ross valley. the maps show which areas are
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at highest risk for flooding. people who live in the high flood zones could face stricter building reinstructions and higher flood insurance rates. the map shown this week are working versions. once complete, there will be a 90-draw appeals period. all right. your time now is 7:36. if you're awake enough, looking out your wind, chances are you're looking at fog, because it is foggy in lots of parts of the bay area. will it go away, and when? >> yeah, we do have partly cloudy skies in store for the afternoon, but even a little drizzle along the coastline this morning. for the afternoon, we're going to be below and once again, giving you a live look, a sweeping view, at all of that fog out there this morning. interestingly enough, over the san pablo bay, a nice break in the clouds, and sunshine pouring in for some of us. areas around concord, but livermore mostly cloudy this morning, so really depends on where you're at.
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the satellite view here. we have a front that will be sweeping across california for the tweak year-end ahead, and that will continue our numbers below normal for this time of year. the onshore breeze helping to ramp up that marine layer. even a little damp along the coast. no major warmup in store for the weekend, and even beyond. numbers will sit in the upper 50s along the coast for today. wide spread 70s around the bay, and our warmest spots are going to struggle to hit 80 in the afternoon. 57 right now in napa. 56 in santa rosa. mountain view, san jose, see something breaks in the clouds, as well, down along the southern edge of the peninsula this in the morning. and for your afternoon, a mild day in most cases. take a look at these numbers. not bad if you like 70s. 72346 santa rosa -- 76 in santa rosa. 72 in san rafael. 65 for the afternoon. head to the east pay, upper
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60s, oakland, san lee pedro, mid-to-upper 70s, wall nut creek, up -- walnut creek. the further inland you go, into the south pay, a nice day for you, 74 in santa clara, 75 in san jose, 73 in sunny available. we mentioned the parade going on this morning in east palo alto. 74 in the afternoon there. 74 in redwood city. 63 in the city, where it will remain cool by the coast. upper 50 those low 60s in the forecast for you. a bump in the numbers, starting with tomorrow. mid-to-upper 80s, as we started the workweek, and get into the holiday wednesday. back to the desk. well, the giants record streak of 36 scoreless innings is over. it all ended on the first pitch of the game last night against the cincinnati reds. the reds took the early 1-0 lead. they were up 3-0 in the 6th, and that ball there sent over
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the left field wall. sandoval hit a solo home run in the bottom of the 9th. there it goes. that get this giants on the board to, but that it all they get. final, 5-1. final game of the series is at 1:05 this afternoon. well, the a's bullpen blew a lead against the texas rangers yesterday. nelson cruz is walked, and a run comes in. next batter, craig gentry hits a triple, and score there's runs, and the rangers come back to beat the a's. now the spotlight is back on penn state. the e-mails raising questions about what university officials actually knew, and a possible coverup. but first, let's take you outside. there is the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. as you can see, things are moving just fine this saturday morning. nature's delicious ingredients,
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well, there's a nice sight for sore eyes. fire investigators said a fire that destroyed two homes was accidentally caused by a resident. authorities say the person was working on the engine of his car on limestone drive thursday afternoon when the battery sparked a fire in the garage that quickly spread. no one was hurt, but 13 people were displaced and say they pretty much lost everything in that fire. they're now living in temporary housing. san jose firefighters are warning residents about an arsonists who they say is bee heinz at least four fires
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intentionally set in spa enabled around blossom hill road. that fronted firefighters and police to go door-to-door yesterday asking aren'ts to come forward with any information. one resident said someone took one of her recycling bins, set it up against the house, and be the set it on fire. >> it's like why are they doing this? what's the purpose. it's pretty scary, and sad, as well. >> authorities say there was the same m.o. in three other incidents and offering a $1,000 reward for information on the arsons. a collision between an amtrak train and a truck in northern nevada has prompted lawsuits. the lawsuit said that crossing gates were defective, and the department of transportation did not post effective warning signs for drivers. the fatal collision happened in june of last year. an amtrak conductor and four passengers were killed. about 100 people were injured. a cnn vision claims penn
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state officials knew about allegations against jerry sandusky but failed to report them to police. e-mail exchanges discussed the 2001 incident in which a grad assistant said he saw sandusky in the showers assaults a boy. the e-mails don't mention sandusky by name, but rather call him the subject or person. the school official decided to raise an investigation. >> the fact of the natter is that we can't begin to talk to peninsula until we have -- penn state until we have full and complete disclosure. >> schultzs and curly have been charged in the case. sandusky will be sentenced within the next three months after he was found guilty on 45 criminal counts. the family to have a seven- year-old girl shot and killed
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in chicago is demanding justice. heaven sutton died wednesday. police say she was caught in gang crossfire as she sold candy in front of her home. community members and the family gathered on thursday to ask anyone with information to come forward. >> you're a coward, you're a baby they've, and i just want you to turn yourself in. you took a life, so i ask you to do life. >> this is not about crime, it's about values. where were you raised, and who raised you? stay away from the kids. police say they know children gangs were involved, and they anticipate arrests soon. evan was the fourth personal killed in her neighborhood in the fast week. there have been 250 homicides in chicago this year, up nearly 40% from the same time last year. >> next week a? there judge is continued to rule on whether jordyn james should be released
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on -- jordan zimmerman should be released on bail a second time. prosecutors say he had more than 200,000 available which his 25 and sister tried to hide prior to the first bail hearing. 8 federal air martials have been fired for drinking during training, and six others are facing discipline for failing to report that drinking. the tsa says the air marshalls had drinks during lunch at a restaurant in new york. some had their weapon weres with them at the time. american eagle has apologized after a flight attendant yelled at passengers when a flight was dried by weather. it was caught on tape. passengers say jose soriano was slurring his words and dared passengers to leave the plane. the coast guard has seized $48 million worth of cocaine in the caribbean. it is part of an operation to
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crack down on drug smuggling from central america. >> so to be able to actually interdebt this many drugs and get them all before they sink, or they -- is a pretty good sized bust. >> the coast guard displayed the 3800 pounds of co taken on the -- cocaine on the beach in miami beach. republicans are accusing the justice department of shielding attorney general eric holder. the gop-led congress voted to charge holder in contempt for withholding information in connection to an arizona gun smuggling case nicknamed fast and furious. however, the justice department has announced it will not prosecute holder for contempt of congress, saying his refusal to release documents does not constitute a crime. >> the iranian government is accusing western powers of turning iran's nuclear issue into a political one. their ambassador to the united
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nations said his country is willing to cooperate with the national atomic agency. >> we do not possess a nuclear bomb or a nuclear weapon, just for false information they put out. the european union embar go on iranian oil starts tomorrow. a powerful earthquake has struck in between china. the nagny attitude 6.3 quake toppled buildings, and cut off electricity to a remote mountainous region. there are no reported deaths at this time. the earthquake also triggered some landslides. a judge has ordered samsung to halt us sales of its galaxy nextious cellphone while the judge determines whether they infringed on patents by apple.
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now, the rulings are a blow to samsung and google, which jointly announced the galaxy nexus smartphone last other. governor juriy brown is fast tracking the environmental process for apple's new headquarters. fast track thick project will speed up -- fast tracking the project will speed up the process. one of the iphones newer features is getting poor reviews. piper jaffray gave siri a d for accuracy. siri is a key feature on the new iphone. three years after toyota recalled more than 14 million vehicles to fix acceleration problems, the carmaker has identified two more models at risk for safety defects. the company says its recalls
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150,000 lexus su have beens, because their -- suvs, because their floor mats can trap the pedal and cause it to speed up without warning. owners should have their investigation serviced as soon as possible. toyota says it will fix the problem for free. well, an alameda county woman is now a millionaire, after stopping at a hayward store to buy some milk. leona brought the $2 million winning scratchers. she said she plans to use the money to replace the roof on her house and give her car a paint job, but said she won't use it on vacations, because she used to work on planes, and does not like to fly. a generous donation, or a costly mistake. what was left at a ronald
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mcdonald collection site that has people worried. why they want to make sure it was left on purpose. daytime highs several degrees below normal. we'll take a look at what can expect for your area coming up.
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the ronald mcdonald house in san diego is trying to figure out who left a diamond ring at a collection site. the money helps families of sick children who need a place to stay while their child is in the hospital, but volunteers are not sure in the ring is a generous donation, or if someone dropped it in a shoe by mistake. >> if someone has lost it, please let need a description of the ring, and we're happy to return it to the rightful owner fit been lost. >> this is not the first time they have found jewelry at donation sites. last year they found a pair of
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tiemond earrings. >> sex say people is paying off for the recently released film magic mike. the film about male strippers pulled in more than $2 million in midnight showing at 1100 theaters across the country. it stars channing tatum, matthew mccon in a hay. it is on track to be the female hit of the summer. it is expected to make $25 million over this weekend. well, the curtain suspect closing on the marriage of tom cruise and katy holmes. holmes has filed for divorce after five years of marriage, and is asking for soil custody of her daughter suri. tmz is reporting that cruise's involve haven't in scientology may be part of the reason for the split.
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well, it is the final weekend of competition for the olympic team trials in gymnastics. those trials being held at san jose's hp pavilion begin tuesday. a fan fest event has been organized around the trials. san jose sports authority said the event means good news for the city. >> well, it's always an estimate, but we're looking at probably $15 to $20 million in economic benefit to the communities a a whole. today's competition will be followed by a block party featuring a michael jackson tribute band. we have posted a slide show from the photo, of photos from the olympic trials. the third round of the at&t national pga tourment in maryland has been delayed because of weather.
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play is expected to get underway at 10:00 a.m. our time, but the course is closed to spectators and volunteers today. you're time now is 7:56. a little cooler out there this morning. >> pretty cool. >> but maybe people want a break from the heat, and they're getting it, right, rosemary? >> yes. if you enjoy partly cloudy skies, maybe low mid-70s outside, well, that's what we're going to get for today. this morning we're waking up with a little bit of drizzle, fog say long the coastline, as well as around the bay. partly sunny skies, even inland, areas like livermore. mostly sun yip over the south bay. if you're headed to see the giants play today, 1:05 game time, if the onshore breeze will be strengthening for the afternoon. 68 for oakland today. 69 in hayward, below 70 nhl freemont -- below 70 in freemont. to the north, you're looking at 76 for the afternoon in santa
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rosa, 77 in napa. so it's a nice day, just not as warm as we typically see for inland areas for the earned of june. your extended forecast there as we get into july, the numbers will be warm and by about 4th of july, mid-to-upper 80s in the forecast. 60s along the coast. so near seasonal norm, and not too hot. back to you. >> thanks, rosemary. well, thenist earious disappearance of a dodger fan takes yet another turn today. who is joining the search for a man that friends believe fell off the san francisco pier. and the reason behind an unexpected interruption during the ethics commission earring of ross mirkarimi.
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a huge mess on the east coast. multiple states without power as a deadedly storm rolls through.
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good morning, welcome to mornings on 2. >> good morning, everyone. it is saturday, june 30th, the last day of june, and it's been a pretty warm month so far in san francisco, but not this morning, rosemary, as the fog has made its way in. >> yes, if you are craving that summer heat, not going to see it today. we have clouds out there around the bay this morning. even a little drizzle falling over parts of the coastline. afternoon highs several degrees below normal. we will have a slight warmup as we get into the holiday. i'll show you is all of those numbers coming up. >> a development this in the morning in the search for a missing dodgers fan believed to have fallen off a san francisco pier. alley is live aptty waterfront, where in the past few minutes, be there has been a possible discovery? >> reporter: well, we haven't confirmed that just yet. we can tell you what we know so far that is about 10 minutes ago, taxi driver and a couple of people down at the end of this block where you see the
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fire trucks came up to us is said they had seen something in the water and were planning on calling the police and fire department. a few minutes later, we saw these fire trucks pull up. this is probably a half a block away from piers 30, 32. that's where people were searching, the coast guard and police were searching for victor mario, who is believed to have fall into an the bay. they have been searching for him since tuesday, and no one has seen him since then. so the fear is he may have fallen into the water and drowned. again, at this point, we don't know what fire crews are doing down there, but like i mentioned, 10 minutes ago, be a taxi driver and a few people came up to us reporting that they had seen something that looked like a shirt floating in the water. they called firefighters and police, and then within minutes, they responded. so that's the activity that's going on over there. 27-year-old victor mario and a friend had parked on monday
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night at piers 30-32. they had parked on monday night at the pier, when they went to the giants dodgers game at at&t park. when they came back their car, the friend said mario stepped out of the car for a minute, and he was never seen again. the friend believed he may have fallen offer the pier into the water. on monday night, the coast guard began searching the water, all the way out to treasure island. the san francisco fire department and police also joined in the search, but with no sign of mario, they called off active sevens late thursday evening, but now mario's friends and families are beginning a volunteer search effort this morning. we haven't seen any of the volunteers show up so far, but i did talk to organizers by phone this in the morning, and said that they are expecting 30 to 40 people to shore up and help with this volunteer search. bust again what you're looking at now are about 2 to 3 -- 23
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san francisco fire department trucks. they just aim rived here a few minutes ago, because someone reported something suspicious in the water out here. we'll bring you an update about a half hour from now. live in san francisco, ktvu, channel 2 news. san jose police are investigating a fatal stabbing late last night. officers mound a man lying in a parking lot behind is a winchester auto store. police say the manner had. stashed at least once. he was i'll say that the man had been stabbed at least once. he was dead at the scene. two people were shot at a house party in east san jose. the party was being held on island lane near the foothills. police say someone called 911 this morning to report hearing gunshots. all three victims were taken to
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the hospital, and all are expected to recover. san francisco authorities blame a bomb scare for disrupting the ross mirkarimi ethics hearing. mayor ed lee was escorted out of the room in the middle of his testimony. police say the city hall bomb threat was unrelated to the hearing. on the witness stand, lee said he would feel uncomfortable if mirkarimi returned to the job after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault on his wife, eliana lopez. >> primarily his plea to that charge and the acceptance of the sentencing that goes with it. >> she felt betrayed by the neighbors, because they went forward to call authorities. i could see my wife was scared,
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concerned, and angry. >> that was mirkarimi talking about his wife's reaction after are the video of her describing the new year's eve incident went public. ethics commissioners hope lopez will testify in next months hearing. she want this mayor's office to pay for her flight back from venezuela. an update to a story we first reported on yesterday. police have seized computers and other items from the st. timothyture inspect fair field, collecting evidence against 65- year-old pastor robert rourke who is behind bars this morning on charge office child molestation. some of the off lidgeed victims were as young as 11 years old. >> explained it away as just being normal, but it was really contact that was inappropriate and illegal, but done under theurgies of, let me tell you some thing -- theurgies of let me teach you some things about life. >> rourke is being held on a
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half a million dollars bail. he has wife and family. closing arguments are scheduled for monday in the priest beating trial in san jose. >> we're very glad will got to tell this story. that it was that was he wanted to do most of all. >> the defense called only one witness, defendant will lynch who admitted to attacking a retired priest william lindner. lynch acknowledged feeling a sense of serenity after hitting lindner, but denied he wanted the ex-clerky dead. others say lindner should be the one on trial. >> people need to know how to protect their children, and it's no longer just don't talk to strangers. this was a man who tucked me into bedded a night, this priest, you know, this was a man that was trusted by my family. >> lynch faces two felony charges of assault and elder abuse. they carry a maximum four year prison sentence.
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lynch refused a plea deal in order to puckly size lend's alleged abuses. -- puckly size the alleged abuses. >> police say a crackdown on fireworks is meant -- they seized fireworks yesterday. >> some of the stuff we're seeing is commercial grade type fireworks, more tars, launch ores, with the dry season we've had, you can imagine a rocket goes flying into an older structure, a dry brush area, has the potential to be catastrophic. >> oakland police say additional officers will be on the streets this 4th of july, and some police stations are accepting fireworks with no questions asked. >> violent thunderstorms have left people along the east coast without power. this is a seen yesterday in indiana, after a storm knock down trees and power lines.
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utility companies say it could take several days to restore power to customers. the storms are also being blamed for at least two deaths in virginia. a 90-year-old woman died when a tree fell right into her bedroom. another person died when a tree collapsed on a car. forecasters say the temperatures will continue to soar throughout the weekend. more thunderstorms are also possible. in ohio, the same series of storms knocked down at least 16 power polls, trapping people in their cars. the highway patrol says the 70 mile per hour winds also tipped over three tractor-trailerrers on the freeway. at least one person had to be taketon the hospital. there is no word on any other injuries. the storm also knocked down amazon's cloud service that returns major websites. all of those sites are now back up and running. this outage follows a six and half hour outage two weeks ago. customers say the cloud service is supposed to prevent these types of disruptions from
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happening. good morning to you. looking out at the gray skies over oakland this morning. we do continunue with drizzle along the coast this morning, gray skies around the bay, partly cloudy skies expected for the afternoon, and our numbers will remain unseasonallablely mild. pacific satellite view. here is the culprit here, or maybe you're thinking, this front will be moving across. by tomorrow morning, we start to so a warming trend, but for today, very similar to yesterday, maybe even slightly cooler. so again this morning, waking up with the fog, a few clouds and patch i didn't have drizzle along the coastline. temperature election remain below normal. upper 50s for the coast, and 60s and 70s around the bay, and a few of us hitting 80 by this afternoon. generally light winds out there this morning, 10 to 15 miles per hour reported near napa. a little with of a delta breeze blowing through fairfield this
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morning. 60 in hayward, 59 in redwood city, 57 san francisco with mostly sunny skies. if you're heading out to the fair today, it's going to be a great day to hang out at the fair. for the afternoon, low 70s in the forecast, to upper 60s, as we get into the early -- late afternoon early evening hours, however you like to call it. sun setting about 8:36. then for the evening, slipping back into the low 60s in marin. your forecasted highs for today. 75 for navato. low 60 nhl simpson. 68 for oakland. low-to-mid 70s as you get inland. 76 for wall that creep. upper 70s to lower 80s around antioch. along in the peninsula, it's going to be nice, 74 in redwood city. low 60 nhl san francisco.
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the onshore -- low 60s in san francisco. if you're hiding to the city for the day, yes, bring along the jacket today, you're going to need it. mid-80s by monday, and then rebounding to near normal tuesday into 4th of july wednesday. along the coastline, mid-60s, mid-to-upper 80s for our inland areas. i'll have a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. well, they made headlines for visually bullying a bus monitor. now they see the punishment they are facing. plus a heart wrenching story, four young boys lose their home in the colorado wildfires, as they deal with an even bigger tragedy. >> but first a look at interstate 80. no major problems to report. however, a cleanup from a hit- and-run on southbound there. so keep that in mind if you're head that direction.
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the court. during the solemn ceremony shown live on state television. he pledged a new egypt with freedom and democracy. the reverend al sharpton is delivering the eulogy at a public service today for rodney king. he said that king was a symbol of civil rights who represented the antipolice brutality of our time. police are calling his death two weeks ago accidental, but are still awaiting the results of an autopsy. president obama is promising federal aid to help victims of a raging wildfire in colorado after declaring a disaster in the state. the president toured the damage yesterday. close to 350 homes have been destroyed by the waldo canyon fire. >> when natural disasters like this hit, america comes together, and we all recognize that there but for the grace of god go i.
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>> in his weekly address, he also encouraged people to help the victims by donating to the red cross. the waldo canyon fire has burned 26 square miles, and is now 25% contained. two have died in that area. the california air national guard will send two planes to help fight those fires today. two planes from the 146th air lift wing will leave the channel islands air national guard station this in the morning. the aircraft can drop up to 3,000 gallons of water or retardant in a single pass. about 30 crew members will accompany those planes. the fire has been especially devastating for grieving grandmother and her four grandchildren. >> i spent two months packing them up, wrapping up their lives, and moved them here. >> susan solich's daughter and son-in-law recently died
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leaving behind four young boys. she took in her four young grandsons, but now they have lost their home to this fire. >> and as we drove, we could see in our rear-view mirrors, the side of the hill just exploded. there had to be 40 fires, just bam! >> so limp says the family is gaining strength from each other. one of the boys also managed to save a blanket that belonged to his parents. >> dozens of homes were destroy bade fast be moving fire in the state of idaho. about a thousand people have been forced to flee their hopes. so far the fire is only 30% contained. officials have not released details about what may have sparked, it but say it is human- caused. >> in the race for the white house, one of the world richest men is helping the gop load up their war chest. he is donating $10 million to a fund to elect more republicans,
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including mitt romney. in the primaries, a le sten and his family donated $20 million to a political political action committee for newt gingrich. republicans and kepts have agreed on a major -- republicans and democrats have agreed on a major bill presented by president obama. california senator barbara box is one of the responser office the legislation. she said it will create or save nearly 3 million jobs. the transportation bill also includes a provision bill to keep the interest rate sheriff's office college loans from doubling. the loans would have unusual roomed to 6.8%, adding an extra 1,000 on average. this affects 7.5 million students. a 55-year-old woman says anger over the care she received led to a violent outburst at stanford hospital.
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police say the woman began screaming and throwing things yesterday, including boxes of gloves at employees. they say she also removed all of her clothe during the outburst. in total, about $10,000 worth of hospital profit was damaged. summit medical center is being fined for not taking proper precautions against meningitis. a person checked into the hospital in 2009 who was diagnosissed with the disease. we spoke to a man who treated that patient, and said he didn't know the patient's conditions until he started experiencing those same systems. >> real bad headache, my legs, i couldn't move them, and it spread to my knees. >> a police officer who also worked on they have patient game hill, and both. he are now permanently stageth stabled. hospitals are required to immediately report cases of meningitis to the county, and summit medical crept her now have to pay a fine to pal cal
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osha. pg&e is drilling in an area to monitor some old builds in an area around round the ma trina, but low levels of chlorinated hightro carbons have been detected in air close to the crowned ground. some of them have been known to cause heart defects, cancer, and parkinson's disease. the toxins may be there from three gas manufacturing plants that operated from the 1880s until they were buried in the 1906 earthquake. >> what we are working to do is really ensure that we are responsibly managing these sites, to do thorpe row investigation to determine if there are any environmentle impacts that need to be cleaned. >> pg&e is currently drilling on beach street near webster. five families have already been relocated, and notices have been mailed to other people in
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the area. so far, there is no evidence of any health problems. three men are dead after the rental truck they were in weren't off interstate 80 if davis and slammed into a tree. it happened just before 10:30 yesterday morning. police say the truck collided with an suv, and then the truck driver jeer corrected and lost control. the identities of the men have not been released, but officials say they're in their 20s and 30s, and are from the sacramento area. well, the 7th grade guys responsible for taunting a bus monitor to tears have received their punishment. the four boys will be suspended from school for a year. they there also need to complete 50 hours of community service. a video of the bullying went viral about two week ago, causing worldwide outrage. both the parents and students agreed to the punishment. a bizarre investigation is now underway. the traffic problem a naked driver caused in arizona. >> outside our doors this morning, part apply sunny to mostly sunny skies, and it is gloomy along the coast, even a
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little drizzle falling in some cases. temperatures will be below average once again for today. i'll have those numbers coming up.
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low 70s, mostly sunny skies. outside our doors this morning, we are waking up again a little gray, in areas along the coastline, around the bay. the san pablo bay actually mostly sunny right inside there, we have san rafael, but then you head south, and take a look at the san francisco bay. it is socked in by fog across the east bay all through way into liver more this morning. upper 50s to low 60s outside your door. a nice day for maybe an early morning run. upper 50s for the coast at lunchtime to near 70 degrees. mention of sunshine and clouds. partly cloudy skies, and a mild afternoon in store. along the coast, per happen not
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the -- perhaps not the best beach day. fairly mild around the bay. 68 in oakland. 69 in hayward. low-to-mid 70s freemont into san jose. 79 for antii don't care. mid-to-upper 7 -- antioch. mid-to-upper 70s. mid-to-upper 80ed in the forecast for the valley locations, 60s for the coast. arizona police say they have arrested a carjacking suspect who allegedly caused two separate crashes in the nude. take a look. police say a man stripped naked after getting into a car crash near scottsdale, and then jumped on the roof of another car before car jacking a woman and causes a second crash. four people were injured in the second crash, including a pregnant woman who broke both her legs. >> kind of one of those creepy things that you never want to see in your entire life. >> the suspect is being
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with citibank popmoney. he's been missing for nearly a week, and now there's is a new effort to find a dodger fan believed to have fall into an the san francisco bay. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> within the last 30 minutes, a fire boat was launched after a report of something suspicious in the water.
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allie rasmus is live now in san francisco with them very latest on this development. allie? >> reporter: well, first of all, that something suspicious ended up being a false alarm, but it was just before 8:00 when a taxi driver who was parked in this area, piers 30, 32, came up to us to say he had seen something suspicious, something that looked like a t- shirt floating in the area. he said he was planning on calls police, and within minutes, police and firefighters arrived. they came to check things out, but it was confirmed to me was a false alarm. it turned out to be a bowie in the water with some stuff attached to it. they did do a scan of the area as a precase. the case of missing 27-year-old victor mario is still considered an investigation. he is a corrections officer in vacaville. he and a friend went to the giants-dodgers game on monday night at at&t. they parked at the end of the
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parking lot at piers 30, 32, when according to a friend, mario stepped out of the car for just a minute, but never came back. his family and friends fear he may have fall into an the water off the peer that doesn't have a fence or anything around it. they also fear he may have drowned. a search was launched monday night, they continued that search into tuesday afternoon, but found to sign of him. now five days later, volunteers are not giving up the search. i spoke to an organizer on the phone, and they are out here. they are parked at the far end of this lot. you can see some of the cars and people standing there. we can't drive out there because the clearance here at pier 30, 32 is too low for our truck to drive through, but later this morning, we'll talk to okay anizers are about what they are planning on doing today. they have asked anyone to-wit a kayak or boat who is willing to help them with this search to
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come out and help. live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel. more than a dozen firefighters will be pout of a job when three fire stations in contra costa close this weekend. the reason for the closure is a failed parcel tax. that means the east contra costa county fire protection district has to cut $3 million from its budget, causing three stations to close, and 15 firefighters to be laid off. >> it's going to be very sad. spent a lot of time in this station. spent a lot of time with the firefighters here that we're gonna lose, and it's just going to be a sad day. >> one of the stations scheduled for closure has been open for 80 years. a san francisco firefighter stumbled on to a pot farm while battling a grass fire. it was off charter oak avenue.
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flames threatened several homes. was in one of those homes have where authorities discovered several dozen marijuana plants along with a complex wiring and air filtration system. they are now looking for the tenants. an investigators think an apartment fire in san francisco may have originated in the air shaft. about 65 people live live in the 7-story building in the city's tenderloin district. one woman sirred smoke inhalation. budget cuts could jeopardize the accreditation for san francisco city college. the chronicle reports an evaluation of the school should come out next week. the report suggests city college has too few experienced administrators, and is low on financial reserves. >> members of occupy observe land are filing a civil lawsuit against the city. a very rowdy protest earlier this year. they claim 400 demonstrators were unlawfully arrested when they tried to take over a ymca
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building on january touch-tone. the protesters claim police cordoned them off and wouldn't let them leave. this it was during the same protest in which occupiers tried to take over the henry j. kiser convention center and van do d.a. lied city hall. a body was found in angel island on the same day a critical report from the state auditors office it was released. park rangers found the body of eric fresch thursday. they say he was found floating in the water near his bicycle. he is the former administrator of the town of vernon, which is five miles from los angeles. it came on the same day the state auditor issued a report criticizing the way fresch and others managed the small scandal plagued city. two mariners county men were arrested on charge offers flying a remote controlled helicopter around alcatraz.
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they say it frightened birds and was flying near tourists. they were apparently taking area pictures of alva talbert. -- alcatraz. california's ban on know gras goes into effect. everything on the menu last night involved the clickcacy made from duck or goose liver. starting tomorrow it will be against the law to serve it. >> i'm seeing culture go away, i'm seeing a pride in a technique going way. >> i animal rights activists
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say it is cruel because the animals are force fed through a long tube down their throat, causing their org weres to swell up to 10 times their size. >> several new laws take effect told. a commercial recycling measure. there is a law which sack anti- bullying measure that provides schools with tools to prevent bullying. also a new law requires car dealers to register vehicles with the dmv, but also allows dealers to charge as mitch as $80 for document processing. >> tomorrow muni riders can start using the back door to enter the bus. riders paying in cash, though, will still have to board at the front of the bus. the goal here is to speed up the boarding process. muni has also hired more fare inspectors to make sure everyone is paying their way.
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also tomorrow the cost of a monthly muni pass goes up. the m pass will be $64 instead of $62. single ride tickets will still cost $2. well, there's no a fund- raiser today for victims of an apartment fire in san francisco. back on may 6th, a fire severely damaged a building in the city's mission district. 37 people lost their homes, and many have found new places today, but others still in need of permanent housing. today's fundraiser is at 3:00 at the cass nova is lounge on valencia street. a live look across the bay. peeks of sunshine across the bay at this hour. partly 0 to mostly cloudy skies outside our door today. today shaping up to be the cool effort day of the next several days. 59 degrees in oakland right
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now, low 60s in concord, fairfield. bed wee have a delta breeze blowing through fairfield this morning. 64 in san jose. upper 50s along the peninsula and the coast this morning. 59 in redwood city. partly cloud by skies over redwood city. the southern half of the peninsula enjoying a little bit of sunshine. your satellite radar. this is the full weather maker here. we have the front that will slide through today. showers all the way down to point mussino. a little drizzle along the coast this morning. onshore breeze continuing for today. fairly light out there right now, but will strengthen for the afternoon, so expect that sea breeze to kick up today. the alameda county fair will be be a nice day. 77 in the afternoon. upper 60s as we get into the evening hours, and if you are just joining us, mentioned it earlier, sun setting about 8:36
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this evening. if you're headed to the marin county fire, 72 in san rafael. about oakland? 68 for you today. 70 for castro valley. inland, mid-to-upper 80s inland. so well below average for this time of year. 76 for san jose. a mild one, 67 in san bruno. 74 in redwood city. 63 degrees this afternoon in the city. the extended forecast there, so numbers will again be climbing upward. as we get into sunday, a slight little bump. it will pass through, move inland, and in return, a ridge of high pressure will begin to strengthen once again from the east. monday into tuesday, numbers finally getting back to seasonal average. and for the 4th of july, it's going to be a warm one, a nice day for a pool party inland. 88 degrees the average there. 60s for the coast. headed to see then giants play
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today? i'll have that forecast coming up. well, the giants record streak of 368 scoreless innings is all over, and it ended on the first pitch of the game last night any begins the reds. matt cain was taken deep to give the red this very early 1- 0 lead. cincinnati was up 3-0 in the 6th, when even pitcher mike like gets into the mix, putting one over the wall. pablo sandoval hit a solo home run to get the giants on the board to, but that's all they would get as they lose. >> in the a's bullpen blew a two-run lead yesterday in texas facing the rangers. nelson cruz, a run comes in. and then craig gentry hits the ball, that's a triple that score there's runs opinion rangers come back to beat the a's 4-3. well, it is 8:41.
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people in chicago say they are fed up. the homicide total has surged to 250 already this year, and the latest victim is a 7-year- old girl. >> but first, a live look outside. this is traffic down in the south pay, 101. things looking fantastic, and in fact things look great all over the bay area on this saturday morning. time now 8:41. you're watching mornings on 2. [ female announcer ] safeway presents
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a powerful earthquake has struck western china, toppling buildings and cutting off electricity if a remote mountainous region. at least 34 people have been injured. no reported deaths at this time. the earthquake also triggered some landslides. >> the iranian government is accusing western powers of turning iran's nuclear issue and a political one. they say they are willing to cooperate with the international atomic energy agency. iran wants the u.n. to ease sanctions and acknowledge their right to enrich uranium. >> we do not possess a nuclear bomb more weapon, just for suspicious or false information
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they put sanctions on iran. >> the european union embar go on iranian oil starts tomorrow. the u.s. coast guard has seized $48 million of cocaine in the caribbean. >> to be able to actually interdebt this many drugs and get them all before they sink or they flee is a pretty good- sized bust. >> the coast guard displayed that 3800 pounds of cocaine in the dock on a miami beach. the drugs were sized in three different stings. the family to have a 7-year- old girl shot and killed in chicago are demanding justice. heaven sutton died wednesday. police say she was cut in gang crossfire as she sold candy in front of her home.
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family and friends gathered to ask anyone with information to come forward. >> you're a coward, a baby they've, and -- thief, and and you should turn yourself in. >> it's not about crime. it's abite values. where were you raised, and who raised you? stay away from the kids. >> police say they know which gangs were involved, and they anticipate arequires sooner. heaven was the fourth person killed in her neighborhood in just the past week. there were 250 homicides if chicago this year, up nearly 40% from the same time last year. >> next tweak a florida judge could release george zimmerman on bail for the second time. last month he original bond was revoked for allegedly lying about his finances. prosecutors say he had more than $200,000 available, which his wife and sister tried to hide. zimmerman's attorney said his client should have come forward about the money, but does not
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deserve to be kept in jail. republicans are accuse it will the justice department of shielding attorney general eric holder. they had voted to hold holder in contempt for with hold information in a case named fast and furious, but the justice department says his refusal to release documents does not constitute a crime. >> 8 air marshalls have been fined for drinking during training, and six others face suspension for failing to report that drinking. american eagle has apologized after a flight attendant yelled at passengers on a flight that was delayed by weather. the incident was caught on tape here. passengers say flight attendant jose cerano was slurring his words and dared passengers to leave the plane.
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the flight was canceled. a cnn investigation suggests penn state officials knew about allegations against jerry sandusky, but failed to report them to police. was among the school's president, vice president, and athletic director. they discussed the 2001 incident in which a grad assistant said he saw sandusky if the showers assaulting a boy. the e-mails do not mention sandusky by name, but rather call him the subject or american. school officials decided to raise the allegations to sandusky at his charity, but not police. they said it's more humane and a more reasonable way to proceed. an attorney for one of the victims holds penn state fully responsible. >> the fact of the matter is that we can't begin to talk to penn state until we have full and complete disclosure, and this, i would believe, is the tip of the iceberg. >> sandusky will be sentenced within the next three months,
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after a jury found him guilty on 45 criminal counts. san jose firefighters warning residents abeauty an arsonist who they say is behind at least four fires. officials say the fires were intentionally set in a neighborhood around blosle hill road. this prompted firefighters and police to go door-to-door yesterday, prompting residents to come forward with information. one resident told us someone took one of her recycling bins, pushed it up against the house, and set it on fire. >> it's a big concern. it's like why are they doing it? what's the purpose. so it is, it's pretty scary that somebody, and sad as well. >> authorities say the same m.o. was used in three of the four incidents. they are off aring a $1,000 reward for information on the arsons. four lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the victims of a collision between an amtrak train and a truck in northern nevada. the lawsuits claim railroad crosses gates were defective, and that the department of
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transportation did not post effective warning signs for drivers. it happened in june of last year. an amtrak conductor and four passengers were killed. about 100 people were injured. a judge has ordered samsung to halt u.s. sales of it's galaxy nexus cellphone. the rulings are a blow to samsung and google which jointly announced the smartphone last october. governor jerry brown is fast tracking the environmental review process for apples headquarters. he said the spaceship shaped head quarter will release no additional green house emissions. the review process will be faster if legal action is taken against the project. one of the iphones newer feature is getting poor
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reviews, piper jaffray gave siri a d for accuracy. sir six a key feature on -- siri is a key feature on the newest smartphone. well, the u.s. olympic gymnastics trials continue today, and the men compete for a guaranteed spot on the olympic team. unseasonably mild weather in the forecast for your saturday. coming up, i'll have the numbers for your area.
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at&t national play is expected to get underway in just over an hour, but the course is closed to spectators and volunteers today. formal doming charges have been filed against lance armstrong, accusing him of using blood boosters, transfusions, and steroids, as far back as 1998, the charges now go to an arbitration panel for a hearing. if he is found guilty, armstrong could be stripped of his tour de france titles. well, magic mike is stripping away the competition at the box office. the film is about the male
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entertainment industry, and it pulled in more than $2 million in midnight showings at 1100 theaters across the country. the movie is on track to be the female hit of the summer. it is expected to make $25 million over this weekend. well, after 5 years, katy holmes and tom cruise are calling it quits. yesterday holmes filed for divorce. she is also for sole custody of their six-year-old daughter. it is reported that cruise's ties to scientology night have led to the divorce. stanford stadium is sold out tonight as the san jose earthquake take on the l.a. galaxy. 50,000 fans will fill the stadium at 7:00 tonight. the game will be broadcast on national television. there is also a big pregame event with food, some live music, as well as some other entertainment. should be a good night out there down on the farm. go quakes. >> and maybe the fog will be
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gone by then. it is certainly hanging around this morning. but rosemary, going to get better in a few hour, maybe. >> yeah, we'll see the burnoff similar to what we saw yesterday. back to the coastline. it's going to be unseasonably mild in many cases. hopefully this is what you will like to get outdoors for. mid-70 nhl most cases. you're headed to at&t park to see the giants today at 1:05, partly cloudy skies, breezy. an onshore breeze expected to develop and really kick if for the afternoon, 10 to 20 miles per hour, low 60 nhl the forecast right around game -- 60ss in the forecast, right around 60 for game time. mountain view, 74, mid-70s for san jose. areas like oakland, as well as hayward, upper 70s, to near 80 degrees for livermore, concord, out into antioch. mid-to-upper 70s in napa.
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your extended forecast. nowty advertise we see the -- notice we see the warmup that takes us back to that seasonal average. mid-to-upper 80s for our valley locations for the 4th of july. 60s for the coast. back to you. well, it's the final weekend of competition for the olympic trials being held at san jose's hp pavilion. today the men will compete in the finals,, and then tomorrow you have the women. a fan fest event has also been organized to try to bring in more fans, and that begins in about an hour. we have posted a slide show of photos from the olympic trials. just go to fbitn.gov and look for the -- just go to ktvu.com. >> the volunteer effort now underway along the san francisco bay. >> plus more than 2 million people are without power on the east coast after a diddley storm there. it's better! no it's not! the pitcher comes up and he's out! [ dealer ] he can bunt! whatever. but we're good with 0% apr for 60 months?
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homes. the help that's now on the way from the state of california. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, june 30th. i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. let's get over to rosemary, where it appears you're serving up a cool and mild forecast. >> spring-like weather in the forecast for your saturday. this morning, clouds around the bay area, a little drizzle along the coast. numbers today, below normal by several degrees. we'll see a warmup heading into the big holiday. take a look at the numbers for you, coming up. well, a new search is getting under way for the dodgers fan believed to have fallen into the san francisco bay after monday's night game. allie rasmus is live in san francisco with more on today's effort by victor moreno's family and friends. >> reporter: that volunteer search effort is under way. we are at piers 30 and 32 in san
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francisco. off at the distance at the end of the pier, you can see cars parked there. twenty to 30 volunteers gathered and in about an hour they will set out in boats to scan the water along the embarcadero, searching for signs of their friend, family and coworker, victor moreno, who has been missing since monday night. we can't get to where they are live, because of the clearance, too low for our truck. we did meet with victor's uncle who did tell us about the inch efforts today. >> we're looking for closure. we want to know. we're going to stay here and find closure from evidence or until something happens today. >> reporter: now, the family did have a bit of a scare this morning, just before 8:00. someone called police to report seeing something suspicious in the water near piers 3032. police and fire immediately responded and the battalion chief told me it was a false alarm, bouie in the water that had trash or clothing or something attached to it. but it was not what the family was fearing.
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it was not a body. and they haven't found any sign of this missing man just yet. but san francisco police and fire boats launched out on the water to do a scan of the water as precaution. the case is still considered an open investigation. he is a corrections officer in vacaville. some of his coworkers from the corrections facility are vacaville are joining in the volunteer search. on monday night, he and a friend went to the giants-dodgers game at at&t park, parking at the end of the lot at piers 3032. he stepped out of his friend's car for a moment and according to the friend no, one ever saw him again. friends and family fear he may have fallen into the water. they are afraid he may have drowned. coastguard, fire and police departments launched a search for him late monday into tuesday. they did not find him. friends and family and coworkers of the missing man are out here today, starting a volunteer search a couple hours from now. next hour, hour and a half, they will take out boats and going on
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the boats looking through the waters here at the embarcadero all the way out to treasure island to try to find any signs of their missing friend. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2news. santa clara county sheriff deputies are investigating a shooting and stabbing at a house party overnight. the party was being held on highland lane near the foothills. police say someone called 911 around 2:15 this morning to report hearing gunshots. all three victims were taken to the hospital and are expected to recover. no one at the party was able to provide any information about the gunman. san jose police are investigating the city's 20th homicide. late last night, officers found a man lying in a parking lot behind winchester auto parts store off south winchester boulevard. police say the man had at least one stab wound. he was pronounced dead at the scene. so far, police have not released any suspect information. the identity of the victim is not being released until his family is notified. a backyard game of dice erupted in gunfire in oakland.
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police say a group of people was gambling on the 1700 block of 12th street yesterday afternoon. the gunman suddenly pistol whipped the player, then shot him in the leg. he then grabbed some cash on the ground and ran away. no arrests have been made in that case. san francisco police blame a bomb scare for disrupting the ethics commission hearing. >> the meeting is adjourned. we will notify the parties and press when we can resume. >> there you see security escorting mayor ed lee out of the room, in the middle of his testimony. police said the city hall bomb threat was unrelated to the hearing. when he was on the witness stand, lee testified he would feel uncomfortable if mirkarimi returned to the job after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment of his wife, eliana lopez. >> primarily his plea to that charge and the acceptance of the sentencing that goes with it.
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>> she felt betrayed by the neighbors, because they went forward to call authorities. i could see my wife was scared, concerned, and angry. >> this happened yesterday-- >> that was mirkarimi talking about his wife's reaction after this video of her describing the new year's eve incident went public. ethics commissioners hope lopez will testify in next month's hearing, but she wants the mayor's office to pay for her flight back from venezuela. the california air national guard will send two airplanes to colorado this morning to help fight the devastating wildfires there. two c-130 j cargo planes from the 146th air lift wing will leave the channel islands nair national guard this morning. the aircraft can drop up to about 3000 gallons of water or fire retardant in a single aerial pass. about 30 crewmembers will accompany those planes. colorado's waldo canyon fire
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is now 30% contained this morning, but firefighters worry today's conditions will be much hotter and drier and windier than yesterday. temperatures will reach to nearly 100 degrees today. the wildfire has so far killed two people and burned 347 homes. the cost of fighting the fire now stands at $7 million. president obama toured the region yesterday. he talked about aide to fire victims in this morning's weekly address. >> and you see that spirit and you see that strength here in colorado springs, where people are working together, promising each other to rebuild. >> president obama has designated the state a federal disaster area, allowing victims to receive financial assistance. we will have a live report from colorado springs, coming up at 9:15. right now, millions of people on the east coast are without power, thanks to a wave of violent thunderstorms. want to show you video of the weather yesterday in indiana that knocked down trees and power lines. utility companies say it could
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take several dayspower to custo. the storms are also being blamed for at least two deaths in virginia. the outage comes during record-setting temperatures on the east coast. heat is expected to continue throughout the weekend. in ohio, the series of storms knocked down at least 16 power poles, trapping people in their cars. the highway patrol says the 70 mile-per-hour winds also tipped over three tractor-trailers on the freeway. at least one person had to be taken to the hospital. there's no word at this point on any other injuries. new this morning, egypt's officially has a new leader. showing you new video of mohammed morsi addressing the nation after egypt's high court swore him in as president. egyptians waited at the main cairo square in anticipation of the ceremony. normally the president goes before parliament, but the legislature was dissolved by the court. morsi is promising more freedom and democracy. closing arguments are scheduled for monday in the priest beating trial in san jose. >> we're very glad that he got
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to tell his story. that was the thing he wanted to do most of all. >> the defense called will lynch as the only witness. lynch acknowledged feeling a sense of serenity after hitting lindner but denied he wanted the exclergyman dead. others say lindner should be the one on trial. >> people need to know how to protect their children and it's no longer, you know, just don't talk to strangers. this was a man who tucked me into bed at night, this priest. you know, this was a man that was trusted by my family. >> lynch faces two felony charges of assault and elder abuse. they carry a maximum four-year prison sentence. lynch refused a plea deal in order to try to publicize lindner's alleged abuse. oakland police will be using shot spotter technology to respond to illegal fireworks and celebratory gunfire during the fourth of july holiday. police say the crackdown is meant to prevent fires, as well
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as injuries from stray bullets. yesterday, officers seized illegal fireworks they bought during an operation on east 12th street near the embarcadero. >> extremely dangerous. some of the stuff we're seeing is commercial grade type fireworks, mortars, launchers with the dry season that we've had, you can imagine a rocket goes flying into an older structure, dry brush area and has the potential to be catastrophic. >> oakland police say additional officers will be on the streets july 4th. some fire stations are accepting fireworks with no questions asked. . good morning to you. it's a mild start to the day, partly cloudy skies. you can see we've got coastal clouds around the area, really depending on where you're at over parts of the north bay, blue skies, partly sunny to partly cloudy from santa rosa over into napa. through the delta, mostly sunny. areas around concord, mostly sunny skies for you. then you get down into danville, livermore, mostly cloudy. east bay, oakland, hayward, down
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to fremont, partly to mostly cloudy as well. along the peninsula, san jose, mostly clear at this hour. winds generally light. we've noticed through the delta blowing 23 miles per hour. 65 degrees right now at fairfield. 64 in concord. 63 livermore. upper 50s, low 60s along the peninsula, as well as the coast this morning. the coast, even a little drizzle falling, so could be a little damp this morning if you're headed out to do a run or maybe some morning breakfast. your satellite and radar showing you the cool weather maker. this is the front that will roll through the area, bringing a little bit of rain to northern california. we will remain dry, but it is helping to deepen our marine layer. onshore breeze will strengthen throughout the afternoon and our numbers will be several degrees below what we typically get this time of year. it's going to be relatively mild out there, with numbers sitting in the upper 50s for the coast, 60s around the bay, 70s to near 80 for our inland areas. that's cool for this time of year. you may like it. for some, may not be as warm as we like it for the end of june. headed out to the marijn county
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fair for today, going to be a great day out at the fair. 72 degrees in the afternoon. so very mild weather. upper 60s as we slide into the evening hours, low 60s by the end of the fair, into about 9:00 or so. 66 for berkeley this afternoon. 68 in oakland for today. 69 in hayward. you go inland and it's warmer, 79 for antioch, 80 degrees expected for brentwood. to the north bay, 75 for movado, 77 in napa. along the coast, upper 50s to low 60s. 63 expected for the city today. 74 down into redwood city. san jose, checking in at about 75 for today. 74 for mountain view. 77 los gatos. 70 degrees, partly cloudy skies over santa cruz for the second half of the day. we are expecting a slow burnoff once again, very similar to yesterday. there's the extended forecast. warming up as we get closer to the fourth of july holiday. back to you. we're remembering the man some call a symbol of civil rights. rodney king will be laid to rest today. >> plus, millions of people are heading out of town for the fourth of july holiday.
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why aaa says there will be more people out on the roads this year. >> and here's a live look at traffic outside on the san mateo bridge. you can see the sun peeking through this morning, on this gray saturday morning. traffic around the bay area, looking pretty good. no major problems to report for you. it is 9:12 on the clock. you're watching mornings on 2. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
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. good morning to you. a live look at the gray skies hovering over oakland this morning. a light westerly breeze, 59 degrees. three men died after the rental truck they were in went off interstate 80 in davis and slammed right into a tree. it happened just before 10:30 yesterday morning. police say the truck collided with an suv and then the truck driver overcorrected and lost control. the identities of the men have not been released, but officials say they are in their twenties and thirties and from the sacramento area. a public funeral service is being held today for rodney king. the reverend al sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the service in los angeles. sharpton says king was a symbol of civil rights who represented antipolice brutality of our time. today's funeral comes nearly two weeks after king was found dead at the bottom of his swimming pool. police are calling his death an accidental drowning, but are still awaiting the results of an
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autopsy. a 55-year-old palo alto woman is in jail, after causing thousands of dollars in damage at stanford hospital. police were called in early yesterday morning when the woman allegedly began screaming and throwing things. they say she also removed all of her clothes during the outburst. police say it was triggered by a disagreement over the woman's medical treatment. in total, $10,000 worth of hospital property was damaged. oakland's summitt medical center is paying an $84,000 fine for not protecting workers from meningitis. in december of 2009, a person checked into the hospital who was infected with the disease. yesterday, we talked to a man who worked at summitt and treated that sick patient. he says he didn't know the patient's condition until he started feeling those same symptoms. >> pain all over, real bad headache. my legs, i couldn't move them, and the disease spread to my knee. >> a police officer who initially worked on that original patient also got sick. both men are now permanently
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disabled. hospitals are required to immediately report cases of meningitis to the county and summitt medical center will have to pay a fine to cal osha. pg&e is drilling in parts of the marina district, stirring up concerns of toxic contamination. pg and e is doing the work as part of a voluntary program to manage any impact from older buildings in that area. but according to engineering reports obtained by ktvu, low levels of chlorinated hydrocarbons have been detected in air close to the ground. some of these have been known to cause heart defects, cancer and parkinsons disease. officials say the chlorinated hydrocarbons could be from three gas manufacturing plants that once operated in that area in the late 19th century. >> what we are working to do is really ensure that we are responsibly managing these sites, doing thorough investigations to identify if there are any impacts, environmental impacts that need to be cleaned. >> pg&e is currently drilling on beach street, near webster.
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five families have already been moved and notices have been mailed to other families in the area. so far, there is no evidence of any health problems. the santa clara board of education is denying a petition to close bull he is charter school, instead renewed its contract for another five years. parents in the los altos school district had petitioned to have the school close, saying it doesn't take it's fair share of special needs students, is expensive and abuses state legislation. . in the race for the white house, one of the world's richest men is helping load up the republican campaign war chest. casino billionaire sheldon aid ellison is donating $10 million to a fund to elect more republicans, including presumptive gop presidential nominee mitt romney. in the primaries, he and his family donated $21 million to political action committee for newt gingrich. eddelson's company owns the venetian and the pa las sew.
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republicans and democrats have agreed to a transportation bill with far-reaching ramifications. congress passed the $105 billion measure. some of the projects would have run out of money without a deal between both parties. california senator barbara boxer is one of the sponsors of the legislation. she says it will create or save nearly 3 million jobs. well, the transportation bill also includes a provision to keep the interest rates of some college loans from doubling. the rates of subsidized stafford loans would have mushroomed to 6.8%, adding an extra $1000 on average. that affects 7.5 million students. a record number of travelers could head out of town for the fourth of july holiday. aaa estimates 4.8 million californians will travel for the holiday this year. that's up 05% from last year. >> this is our first time going away as a family like this together, and this year we're going all out. >> aaa says falling gas prices are contributing to the increase
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in travelers. many people will also try to turn the holiday into a very long weekend. in addition to fires in colorado, dozens of homes have also been destroyed by a fast-moving wild fire in idaho. 66 buildings burned down and about a thousand people have been forced to leave their homes. the fire is burning in the eastern part of the state and so far is only 30% contained. officials haven't released details about what may have sparked it, but it is believed to have been caused by humans. bone-dry conditions are prompting concerns about the risk of wildfires in texas. the state has been experiencing extreme heat and drought and there is no relief in sight. firefighters are closely monitoring conditions and urging residents to take extra precautions. those include creating a defensible space around homes and reporting fire hazards. well, they were lost at sea for five days. how two men survived after tropical storm debby sank their barge. outside our doors this morning, partly to mostly cloudy skies with a comfortable day under way for many.
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. a deadly wildfire in colorado continues to burn this morning. nearly 350 homes have been destroyed. we have an update from colorado springs. >> reporter: the containment on this fire now stands at 30%. we just received an update. firefighters say they feel like they are getting a significant handle on this fire that has been going on one week now. it did grow somewhat overnight. however, the command center here did tell us that is to be expected. the destruction stands at more than 17,000 acres now. 346 homes have been destroyed in the blaze, making it the most destructive fire in colorado's history. two people have died and just under 10 people are missing. president obama made the battle in colorado a topic of his weekly radio address and the
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visit here he paid yesterday. take a listen. >> one of the things i told these firefighters is that, you know, we can provide them all the resources they need, but only they provide the courage and the discipline to be able to actually fight these fires. >> reporter: while in colorado springs, president obama met with some of the evacuees. he also met with some of the firefighters and told them that he is making a difference in so many of these residents' lives. right now, the evacuations stand at 10,000. that's down from 32,000. so many people have been allowed back into their neighborhoods. however, mike, everybody has been told here to be ready to leave at a moment's notice, should the winds shift. back to you. >> thank you for that report. two boaters are back on dry land this morning after being lost at sea for five days during tropical storm debby. vance brian and girard chesler were dehydrated and weak when a
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passing ship found them clinging to a life raft north of tarpon springs, florida. brian and chesler say they climbed onto the raft after their barge sank in debby's high surf. >> it blew us probably a hundred miles like a beach ball at the beach. >> the boaters say they did not have an emergency radio beacon with them. they say they will never set sail without one again. time now, 9:25. the giants game this afternoon, and rosemary working on the forecast for us. always nice to sit by the bay with some cool temperatures on a june morning. >> yeah, absolutely, yeah. to sum it up, very mild out there in most cases. even a little cool by the coast, where we're waking up with a little fog and drizzle this morning. partly cloudy skies around the bay area. partly to mostly sunny inland for today. that fog is going to burn back to the coast, but could linger there most of the day. very similar to yesterday, although we are seeing breaks in those clouds this morning.
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so that will help us out just a bit. onshore breeze will strengthen today, 10 to 20 miles per hour, especially along the coast and through the delta. afternoon highs on the cool side, upper 50s to low 60s along the coast and near the peninsula there at san francisco. mid to upper 660s for the east bay. inland, it will be warmer. 70s, mid to upper 70s for the afternoon, although these numbers taking a little time to slow. there you go. 79, 80 degrees or so expected in antioch, as well as brentwood. extended forecast shows we will be warming up as we get into sunday. slight warmup there. then a bigger warmup monday into tuesday, with fourth of july being nice and sunny with warm conditions. 87 in the afternoon for the inlands, mid-60s for the coast. downed trees and power lines litter several states this morning. the damage caused by the storms that have left more than 2 million people without power. >> several, contra county fire stations are getting ready to close this weekend after a
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. the death toll is rising on the east coast, as violent storms leave millions of people without power. good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. nine people have been killed in new jersey, maryland and virginia. storms are also hitting dc. you're looking at video of lightning seen over the white house. the severe wind also downed trees and power lines. in ohio, people were trapped in
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their cars. forecasters say the storms could continue throughout the weekend. the third round of the at&t national pga tournament in maryland has been delayed because of the weather. a storm knocked down several trees onto the course overnight. play is expected to get under way in about 30 minutes, but that course has now been closed to spectators. this morning, family of a dodgers fan believed to have disappeared from a san francisco pier is resuming the search for him. police believe 27-year-old victor more rio of vacaville fell off the pier 3032 monday night and drowned. allie rasmus will have a live report in about 15 minutes. right now, volunteers are searching for missing teenager sierra lamar. the search is being organized by the class kids foundation. lamar was last seen by her mother on march 16th, as she was getting ready to leave her morgan hill home for school. 21-year-old ant lean garcia-torres has been arrested
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in connection to the disappearance of lamar. volunteers can check in at burnett elementary school in morgan hill. an update to a story we first reported on yesterday's ktvu morning news. police have seized computers and other items from the st. timothy church in fairfield, collecting evidence against 65-year-old pastor robert rork, now in jail this morning on charges of child molestation. some of the alleged victims were as young as 11 years old. >> you know, it was explained away as being normal, but it was really contact that was inappropriate and illegal, but it was done under the guise of let me teach you things about life. >> investigators say many of the reported abuses happened inside the church. rork has a wife and family. he's being held on half million dollars bail. arraignment is scheduled for monday. more than a dozen firefighters will be out of a job when three fire stations in contra costa county close this weekend. stations scheduled for closure are in bethel island, knightsen
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and brentwood. the reason for the closure is a failed parcel tax. the firefighter district has to cut $3 million from its budget, causing three stations to be closed and 15 firefighters to be laid off. >> it's going to be very sad. spent a lot of time in this station, spent a lot of time with the firefighters here that we'll lose and it's going to be a sad day. >> one of the stations scheduled for closure is station 54 in brentwood. it has been open for 80 years. well, san francisco firefighters stumbled right onto a pot farm, while battling a grass fire in the silver terrace neighborhood. the fire burned some brush near a homeless encampment off charter oak avenue near interstate 280. flames threatened several homes for a short time. it was in one of those homes where authorities discovered several dozen marijuana plants along with a complex wiring and air filtration system. police are now looking for the tenants. fire investigators are checking to see if someone at the encampment may have started that
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fire. and investigators think an apartment fire in san francisco may have originated in an air shaft. about 65 people lived in the seven-story building in the city's tender loin district. while a few of the units were damaged, a broken gas line prevented all of the residents from returning for hours. one woman suffered smoke inhalation. budget cuts could jeopardize the accreditation for san francisco city college. the chronicle reports an evaluation of the school should come out next week. the report suggests city college has too few experienced administrators and is too low on financial reserves. members of occupy oakland are filing a civil lawsuit against the city over a rowdy protest earlier this year. they claimed 400 demonstrators were unlawful arrested when they tried to take over a ymca building back on january 28th. the protesters claim police cordoned them outside the broadway street fitness center and would not let them leave. this was during the same protest in which occupiers tried to take over the henry j kaiser
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convention center and vandalized city hall. the body of a former administrator of a city in los angeles county was found on angel island on the same day a critical report from the state's auditor's office was released. park rangers found the body of eric fresh on thursday. rangers say fresh was found floating in the water near his bicycle. now, fresh is the former administrator in the town of vernon, which is just 5 miles from los angeles. fresh's death came on the same day the state auditor issued a report criticizing the way fresh and others managed that small scandal-plagued city. federal authorities cited two marijn county men on charges of flying a remote-controlled helicopter around alcatraz. the park service says the drone chopper flew close to the island, frightening birds and buzz tion right over the heads of tourists. authorities confiscated a video shot by the mini helicopter. one of the men told the newspaper no one was harmed and they were taking aerial pictures
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of alcatraz. federal emergency officials are drafting new flood zones for roth valley. the maps released thursday by fema show which areas are at the highest risk for flooding. people living in the area could face stricter building restrictions and higher flood insurance rates. the maps shown this week are working versions. once complete, there will be a 90-day appeals period. four lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the victims of a collision between an amtrak train and a truck in northern nevada. the lawsuits claim railroad crossing gates were defective and that the department of transportation did not post effective warning signs for drivers. the fatal collision happened last year, in june. amtrak conductor and four passengers were killed, and about 100 people were injured. california's ban on foi gras goes into effect tomorrow. customers packed into this french bistro last night for a farewell event. everything on the menu involved the delicacy made from duck or goose liver. producing or selling it will be
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against state law starting tomorrow. >> i'm seeing the culture go away. i'm seeing the pride in a technique going away. >> animal rights activists say foi gras is cruel because the animals are force-fed through a long tube down their throat, causing their organs to swell up to 10 times their normal size. supporters are vowing to get that ban repealed. well, there are several other new laws taking effect tomorrow. among them, a mandatory commercial recycling measure which will expand recycling to all multifamily homes and commercial businesses in california. there's also seth's law, which is an antibullying measure that provides schools with tools to prevent bullying. there's a new law requiring car dealers to register new vehicles with the dmv, also allowing dealers to charge as much as $80 for document processing. starting tomorrow, muni passengers in san francisco can start using the back door to enter the bus, but that's only if you have a clipper card or
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valid transfer. riders paying in cash will still have to board at the front of the bus. the goal here is to speed up the boarding process. muni has also hired more fare inspectors to make sure everyone is paying their way. well, there's a fund-raiser today for victims of an apartment fire in san francisco. it all happened back on may 6th when the fire severely damaged a building at valencia in the city's mission district. 37 people lost their homes and while many have found new places to stay, others are still in need of permanent housing. today's fund-raiser is at 3:00 at the casanova lounge on valencia street. well, it is opening day for the marijn county fair. we were there yesterday, as workers were putting on all the finishing touches. this year, the fair will celebrate the agriculture of marijn county, with a new grown in marijn exhibit. fair goers can also enjoy the classic carnival rides and a fireworks show every night. that fair opens today at 11:00 a.m. and runs through july 4th.
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. good morning to you. for many of us, it's a great looking start to the day. for some of us, we're dealing with this. overcast skies. you can see here across oakland, down into hayward, san leandro, all in gray. it slides across into livermore this morning, but you move up into areas like concord and we're mostly clear. through the delta this morning, breezy at fairfield, 23 miles per hour. rest of us dealing with a light breeze. we're partly cloudy over the north bay to mostly cloudy in some cases. along the coastline, in addition to a little bit of fog and cloud cover out there, got a little bit of mist and drizzle. satellite and radar here, this is the system that is controlling our pattern for the weekend. we're going to be below average for this time of year. we'll have the onshore breeze and it's helping to really thicken up our marine layer just a bit. it's thickening up, but also helps to mix it out in some cases. we're seeing little peeks of sunshine for today. overall, we'll see a late burnoff once again in many areas, especially near the coastline, where we could remain mostly gray all day.
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so for the coast and the bay, we've got fog out there this morning. we've got the clouds. mostly sunny skies for the inland areas by the afternoon. then we do expect to finally see some sunshine for the second half of the day around the bay. could linger at the coast. numbers, well below normal. very similar to yesterday. maybe even slightly cooler in some cases. 64 in concord right now. 63 in livermore. upper 50s, low 60s, san rafael. 63 in hayward. looking at mountain view at 64 outside your door. a mild day if you're headed to the alameda county fair today. 70 degrees by noon time. upper 70s in the afternoon. and then upper 60s as we move a little closer to the evening. sun setting after 8:30 tonight. 66 for berkeley today. 68 expected in oakland. 69 for hayward. mid to upper 70s, concord, antioch, brentwood. also out to the west, we've got coastal fog, where we've got 59 in pacifica for today. 63 in the city. 70s for the north bay and south bay. 75 in san jose.
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70 degrees expected los gatos. partly to mostly cloudy skies in santa cruz this morning, turning partly cloudy and 70 degrees for the afternoon. the extended forecast, a warming trend, as we get back to work. hopefully you don't have to go back to work on monday, as we get closer to the big fourth of july holiday. 87 degrees expected for the inland spots, 60s for the coast. back to the desk. well, east palo alto is celebrating its 29th year today. there's a parade starting at 11:00 a.m., traveling down university avenue. there will be a community festival in bell street park, also a fireworks show at dark. the giants' record streak of 36 scoreless innings is now over. and it all ended on the first pitch of the game last night against the cincinnati reds. zach cozaar going deep, 1-0 off the bat. 3-0 reds, when even pitcher mike lee gets a hold of one, sending the ball over the left field wall. pablo sandoval also would hit a solo shot in the bottom of the
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9th, getting the giants finally on the board and that's all they would get. 5-1 reds. game 3 of the series, today at 1:05. the a's bullpen blew a 2-run lead in texas yesterday. in the 8th inning, a's were up with the bases loaded. balfour walks cruz and a run comes in. then the next batter, craig gentry hits the ball over the head, a base-clearing triple. three runs come across the plate and the rangers come back to beat the a's, 4-3. time now, 9:42. people in chicago say they are fed up. the homicide total has surged to 250 already this year, and the latest victim is a 7-year-old girl. >> the family of a missing baseball fan and corrections officer has organized a volunteer search effort, now under way. we'll tell you about their plea to the community for help. >> but first, a live look outside. that is the approach to the bay
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. 9:45, recapping top stories this morning, more than 2 million people on the east coast are without power after a series of summer storms. utility companies say it could be a couple of days before full power is restored. forecasters say more storms could hit that area throughout the weekend. this morning, president obama is promising federal aide to help victims of a raging wildfire in colorado. the president toured the damage from the most destructive wildfire in colorado's history yesterday. close to 350 homes have been
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destroyed by the waldo canyon fire. two people have died. friends and family of a dodgers fan who is believed to have fallen into the san francisco bay have launched a volunteer search effort. ktvu's allie rasmus is live in san francisco with the new search under way now for victor morillo. >> reporter: we are next to pier 3032, next to red's java house, a landmark in the area. about a couple blocks away from at&t park. this parking lot, this area that you're looking at, that was the place where 27-year-old victor morillo was last seen on monday night. right now, you're looking at a group of about 20 people parked and gathered at the very end of this pier. they are the friends, coworkers and family members of morillo who have organized this search effort today. >> we have rented one boat that can fit four people. we've got a friend of ours bringing a boat that can fit up to seven. we're trying to get as many boats out there as possible. >> we're looking for closure. we just want to know if we're going to stand here until we
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find closure from evidence, or until something happens today. >> reporter: now, the family did have a scare this morning, when fire and police responded to a call about something suspicious in the water. fire and police boats were launched in the area, scanning the waters near the piers and the embarcadero. the fire battalion chief tells us it was a false alarm. it was a bouie in the water with trash. morillo has been missing since monday night. he and a friend had parked at the pier to go to a giants-dodgers game. morillo stepped out of the car for a minute and his friend never saw him again. morillo is believed to have fallen off the pier into the water. friends and family are very concerned that he may have drowned. the coastguard, fire and police departments launched a search for morillo late monday into tuesday afternoon. they canceled the search after not finding any sign of him, but friends and family members, again, have organized this volunteer search effort. back out here live, they are
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meeting at the end of piers 3032. you can see a large group out there, planning on taking a couple boats out a little later on this morning to continue their search out on the water, and they are putting out a call to anyone who may have a kayak or some sort of boat that person may be willing to take out onto the water, asking for whatever help they can get to try and find clues on their loved one's whereabouts. a powerful earthquake has struck western china. the magnitude 6.3 quake toppled buildings and cut off electricity to remote mountainous regions. at least 34 people have been injured. there are no reported deaths at this time. the earthquake also triggered some landslides. the family of a 7-year-old girl shot and killed in chicago are demanding justice. heaven sutton died on wednesday. police say she was caught in gang crossfire as she sold candy in front of her home. community members and heaven's family gather order thursday to ask anyone with information to come forward. >> you are cowards! you're a baby thief!
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i just want you to turn yourself in. you took her life. so it's time for you to do life. >> it's not about crime. it's about values. where were you raised and who raised you? stay away from the kids! >> police say they know which gangs were involved and they are anticipating arrests soon. heaven was the fourth person killed in her neighborhood just this past week. there have been 250 homicides in chicago this year. that's up nearly 40% from the same time last year. next week, a florida judge is expected to rule on whether george zimmerman should be released on bail for a second time. one month ago, zimmerman, the man who police say shot and killed trayvon martin, had his original bond revoked for allegedly lying about his finances. prosecutors say he had more than $200,000 available, which his wife and sister tried to hide. zimmerman's attorney says his client should have come forward about the money, but does not deserve to be kept in jail. a fema investigation
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suggests penn state officials new about allegations against jerry sandusky, but failed to report them to police. cnn obtained four reported e-mail exchanges between school president graham spaniard, vice president gary schultz and athletic director tim curley. they discussed the 2001 incident in which a grad assistant said he saw sandusky assaulting a boy in the showers. sandusky is referred to as the subject or person. school officials decided to raise the allegations to sandusky and to his charity, but not to police. an attorney for one of the victims holds penn state fully responsible. >> the fact of the matter is that we can't begin to talk to penn state until we have full and complete disclosure and this, i would believe, is the tip of the iceberg. >> schultz and curley have been charged in the case. sandusky is going to be sentenced within the next three months, after a jury found him guilty on 45 criminal counts. the coastguard has seized
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$48 million worth of cocaine in the caribbean. the seizure is part of an operation to crack down on drug smuggling from central america. the coastguard displayed the 3800 pounds of cocaine at a dock in miami beach. the drugs were seized in three different stings off the coast of nicaragua and colombia. formal doping charges have been filed against cycling champion lance armstrong. the u.s. antidoping agency is accusing the seven-time tour de france winner of using blood transfusions, steroids as far back as 1998. charges now go to an arbitration panel for hearing. if he is found guilty, armstrong could be stripped of his tour de france titles. san jose firefighters are warning residents about an arsonist who they say is behind at least four fires. officials say the fires were intentionally set in a neighborhood around blossom hill road. that prompted firefighters and police to go door to door yesterday, asking residents to come forward with information. one resident told us someone
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took one of her recycling bins, pushed it up against the house and then set it on fire. >> it's a big concern. it's like, why are they doing it? what's the purpose? so it is, it's pretty scary that somebody -- and sad as well. >> authorities say the same mo was used in three of the four incidents and they are offering a $1000 reward for information on the fires. fire investigators in vallejo say a fire that destroyed two homes there was accidentally caused by a resident. authorities say the person was working on the engine of his car on limestone drive thursday afternoon when the battery sparked a fire in that garage, that quickly spread. no one was hurt, but 13 people were displaced and say that they pretty much lost everything. they are now living in temporary housing. a judge has ordered samsung to halt u.s. sales of its galaxy nexus smartphone, while the court considers claims that samsung infringed on iphone patents. the same judge ordered samsung to halt sales of its galaxy tab
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10.1 tablet earlier this week. the rulings are a blow to samsung and google, which jointly announced the galaxy nexus smartphone last october. well, it's ticket saturday, and this morning, two lucky viewers will win a family four-pack to th alameda county fair. the fair runs through sunday, july 18th. for your chance to win, go to ktvu.com before midnight and put in the secret word, milestone. >> good luck to everyone. >> milestone. >> milestone. got it. >> milestone. a major league baseball player has accomplished what one other player has ever done since 1900. >> plus, the u.s. olympic gymnastic trials continue today at hp pavillion. today, the men compete for a guaranteed spot on the olympic team. >> fairly pleasant weather in the forecast for the last day of june. i'll have your numbers, coming up.
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. the arizona diamondbacks aaron hill has accomplished something only one other player has done since 1900. he hit for the cycle last night. babe herman of the brooklyn robbins hit for the cycle twice in 1931 season. well, stanford stadium will be rocking tonight, as the san jose earthquakes take on the l.a. galaxy. 50,000 fans will fill the stadium at 7:00 tonight. the game, which is sold out, will be broadcast on national television. there's also a big pregame event with food, live music, as well as other entertainment. well, it is the final weekend of competition for the olympic team trials in gymnastics. those trials being held at san jose's hp pavillion began on tuesday. today, the men will compete, and tomorrow the women. fan fest event has been organized around the trials. san jose's sports authority says the event means good news for the city. >> well, it's always an
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estimate, but we're looking probably at 15 to $20 million in economic benefit to the community as a whole. >> this morning's fan fest event begins at 10:00 a.m. today is the last day of june. just flies by so fast. lot going on. couple of county fares, rosemary, giants, as you mentioned earlier. what are we looking like right now? >> going to be mild today, but we are dealing with clouds along the coast, inside the bay, and across the bay, all the way into livermore. partly cloudy skies, burning back by afternoon but could linger along the coastline. if you have plans to see fireworks this evening, maybe the marijn county fair, alameda county fair, great america shooting off the fireworks, take a look at what happens here. by 9:00, 10:00, models want to bring the fog back. something to consider if this is your plan for the evening hours. meanwhile, numbers, not bad at all. 70s around the bay and the valley. upper 50s, low 60s for the coast today. then our extended forecast, into the big holiday fourth of july,
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we've got numbers climbing back into the mid to upper 90s by wednesday. 60s for the coast. >> always hot on fourth of july. >> let's hope for mostly sunny skies. >> yes. >> got to see the fireworks. >> the fog pressure is on. >> tricky. >> thanks, rosemary. >> sure. well, that is our report for this morning. thanks for trusting ktvu channel 2news. >> be sure to join us for our next newscast around 7:00 p.m., right after the oakland a's and texas rangers game in arlington. and of course we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us, everyone. have a fantastic saturday.
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