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thousands of firefighters are making headway on the massive rocky fire. we will tell you about the containment figures released a short time ago. plus, we will tell you about the air attack base in sonoma county playing a crucial role in this firefight. this ktvu "mornings on 2". 7:00. good morning to you. i am gasia. >> i am dave clark. weather and traffic. steve says something is coming our way. >> clouds in here later today. maybe some rain. maybe some rain. it's really close. by the way, the lows in san francisco, normal this time of year is 55 degrees. the low this month has not dropped below 60. the last time it was in the 50s was july 29th. about eight days ago when it was 58. if you think it's warm, it is. this is patrick in redwood shores. the avatar is rex the morning lows have not dropped
below 59 in six weeks. fall ground cover colors in the slough in full effect for ready wood shores. a lot of lows much, much warmer. warm ocean temps have a lot to do with that. firefighter conditions, the humidity 50, 60%. that's not bad. but the lows are running much warmer. 60s and 70 degrees already. knoxville center was 47 about three days ago. now they are running much warmer. it's going to warm up fast here. humidity will drop. i think they get a lot of cloud cover today. not before it gets into the mid 90s. i do think the humidity goes up and maybe some rain, possible thunderstorms later this afternoon, tonight into friday. the key is this low right here beginning to tap into some of this moisture coming up from the remains of what was once hurricane guillermo. it's fall apart north of the hawaiian islands. it's tough. a zig instead of a zag. a cloudy forecast. 50s and 60s. i am going to go with it. this starts to move up here. we are starting to see a couple
little returns off the coast. has a ways to go. in the last few frames it starts to turn northward. i think that's in store late he today. low clouds, sun in the morning. muggy. humid. 80s and 90s for many. few 70s with rain moving in or thunderstorms possible later tonight. all righty, sal. that's a lot for august. what do you have for traffic? >> the traffic has been the importants this summer somewhat unusual. we haven't seen a lot of people going on vacation like last few years. let's go out and take a look at the commute. a couple years back we would have -- there is our spider. look. there he is. traffic is backed up all the way out to the macarthur maze. 20 to 25-minute delay. we would have empty commutes. right now we have a fuel commute at the bay bridge. also some slow traffic on other parts of the east bay. interstate 880 is light past the coliseum. i want to mention the
southbound 680, we have slow traffic coming out through walnut creek, concord to walnut creek. 24 is moderate to lafayette. good all the way to oakland. back to the desk. new this morning the battle against the rocky fire. >> just within the past hour cal fire announced the fire is now 40% contained. it's still big. 69,600 acres. unchanged from last night. >> firefighters worried that hotter temperatures today later on could cause some problems for them. the fire started eight days ago near clearlake. it's burned an area that stretches from lake county to colusa and yolo county. alex savidge live in sonoma county. crews are getting a lot of people up in the air, aren't they? >> reporter: absolutely. the fight from up above crucial here on the rocky fire. we are here this morning at the sonoma county airport. this is where all of those planes that are dropping fire retardant on the rocky fire, this is where they are all taking off and landing. and you can see a couple of
them on the ground. newspaper have taken off -- they have not taken off yet this morning. but we are here at the charles m. schultz sonoma county airport. this is the air attack base. one of 13 across california. this base playing a critical role in this firefight. this is where a small group of firefighters, pilots, and dispatchers are coordinating those airdrops on the rocky fire, which is about 65 miles away from here as the crow flies, or the plane flies. this base again one of 13 around the state. air tankers here, they are loaded up with the fire retardant. it's in a big drum on the tarmac and all of that retardant is brought over and dropped on this fire. again 69,600-acre fire. not grown. it has not grown in size since yesterday, which is very good news for all of those people who have been evacuated. but it is still threatening thousands of homes. evacuees are staying at
shelters and lodges nearby. they are anxious as they wait for crews to gain even more control of this fire. >> i am worried that the fire will get out of control and go into our valley and destroy our wonderful community. you know, i know everybody here is wored adoption exchange worried about their homes. >> reporter: later on this morning governor jerry brown will be on the ground in lake county to see the destruction from this fire up close. he will be touring the clearlake area at about 10:30 this morning. kloss to 100 struck -- close to 100 strokers were destroyed. he the governor will be getting an update from firefighters about the progress they are making. it is quite a bit of progress. 40% contained. that's the newest containment figure. that's up from 30% containment just last night. they are making headway. again, the fire is not growing in size. gasia, firefighters are essentially saying if the weather remains mild, not too hot, these sort of mild conditions, that they have
gotten the last day are so, that they may be able to to get a full handle on this fire, full containment by monday. >> they have been working so hard. thank you, alex. we have new pictures to share with you actually taken by a nasa satellite camera. they show what that 68,000-acre fire looks like from space. this gives you an idea how big the fire is. some 3500 firefighters are working day and night to control the fire. of course, the rocky fire one of 20 active wildfires burning through our state right now. a new government report is out. it says the u.s. is spending billions of dollars every year to fight these wildfires. the budget priority of the national forest service, it has changed from managing forests to putting out fires. 2015, this year, will be the first year the forest service spends more than half of its budget on firefighting. a uc berkeley analyst worries this money is being taken away from fire prevention. >> looking at forest service data, the probability of a tree
dying on forest service land is triple what it is on private land. >> now, this 1998 -- since 1998, they have cut staffing and preventing fires by 40%. they were fighting wildfire, that went up 114%. developing news about the missing malaysia airlines jet that crashed almost a year and a half ago. there are conflicting reports this morning about more debris being found on reunion island in the indian ocean. malaysian officials say more parts of a plane were discovered, but french officials deny that. it's not the first disagreement between malaysian officials. american, australian, and french officials have the not confirmed part of a plane wing found last week is from flight 370. but malaysia's prime minister says markings on the wing prove it is from that flight. claudine coming back in the next half hour with more reports.
7:07. tonight in san francisco family members and friends of kate steinle are holding an event honoring her memory. the 32-year-old woman from pleasanton was shot and killed in san francisco last month as she walked with her father. tonight an event is being held at jackson on filmore street. it starts at 8 p.m. it will be raising money for kate's favorite charities. and also rallying for kate as law. that would give mandatory prison time. the man charged with shooting kate steinle had been deported several times and repeatedly came back illegally. 7:08. there are new developments in the political corruption case that brought down former san francisco state senator leland yee. city prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether city leaders broke the law in
connection with this case which involves raymond "shrimp boy" chow. they accused him of accepting a $20,000 campaign bribe. the targets of the probes are unclear. time now 7:08. this morning democratic presidental candidate hillary clinton will wrap up her bay area visit with a breakfast fundraiser in san francisco hosted by mayor he ed lee. last night she was at chris kelly's home. this is a photo he took with her. the people who attended paid $2,700 for a photo with hillary clinton. one mother brought her three daughters. >> she is a great role model for young girls. we are very happy and excited
to meet with her in person. >> my name is hillary. i was named after hillary clinton. and i have a double l in my name. >> after the breakfast fundraiser in san francisco this morning hillary clinton will head to los angeles. she will attend another fundraiser. also hold a round of table discussions with home healthcare providers. this is a big day for uber. a federal judge in san francisco could make a decision that would change how that ridesharing company classifies thousands of its drivers. ktvu fox 2's brian flores live in the city. this could have a ripple effect? >> reporter: yes, it possibly could, gasia. a federal judge will decide whether this lawsuit will be deemed class action. the lawsuit is filed by three uber drivers. it may not sound like a big deal to many of us, but this could affect how businesses like uber operate in the future. in terms of background, three uber drivers sued the company
saying they were misclassified in terms of their job status. what uber does is designate drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. and by doing that uber is able to save on several costs, including things like providing a car for a driver, health insurance, social security, overtime or paid sick time. it's a business model that uber and other on demand business go on. what a judge is going to decide is whether this lawsuit will proceed as class action or just be about these three drivers. think about the cost between those differences. it's certainly huge. if a judge says it's about the three drivers, some legal experts say uber could decide whether or not to settle. if a judge allows the class action satis, uber would have to perhaps change their business model, deal with 160 drivers in california and manage a work force that would be in the millions worldwide. according to cnet, uber tried to have this lawsuit thrown out back in march. the tech website says companies
provided hundreds of statements from uber drivers who didn't want to be classified as employees. meantime, attorneys representing the three drivers say this isn't the case. they say many drivers aren't happy with how they are being treated by uber. other companies, because of this case, they are changing their business models from -- changing their workers from contractors to employees. we are certainly seeing how this decision could have a ripple effect not just with uber, but with other companies as well. back to you. >> very closely watched. brian, live in the city. thank you. time is 7:12. some people are asking this question. is it safe to go to the movies in people are nervous after another scary attack at a movie theater. >> started attacking this family and pulled out a gun. >> we will have the latest on what happened yesterday in tennessee and how bay area moviegoers are reacting. a costly billing mistake for one south bay water department. why customers are now the ones on the hook for hundreds of dollars. good morning. we are looking at the south bay
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". our time is 715 teem. a special memorial for police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. officer michael johnson was shot and killed in march. he was the 12th police officer killed in the line of duty in san jose. according to the news website, san jose inside, a committee will help design a monument and raise money to build it. the project expected to cost about $180,000 with some of the money coming from a special project budget in each city council district. meantime, the oakland a's are honoring scott lunger at
sunday's law enforcement day at the ballpark. sergeant lunger was a big fan of the oakland a's and hall of fame ericky henderson was his favorite player. he is scheduled to catch the first pitch thrown by scott lunger's father. now, a's players will be wearing special hayward police department hats during their batting practice. those hats will then be sold during the game. the proceeds will benefit the hayward police association. a billing error has left paolo alt he o's water department in the red and it wants its money. more than 100 households had their usage billed as though they had a five eighths much water meter. they had a one inch water meter. they are owed $56,000 going back three years. the most any individual owes is $530. customers can pay it off over time. bill cosby has been ordered by a judge to give a sworn
deposition in the case of an alleged sexual abuse 40 years ago. judy huff claims she was 15 years ago when he sexually molested her at a party at the playboy mansion in 1974. the deposition is scheduled in october. her lawsuit is seeking unspecified damages. she claims the psychological damage only surfaced a few years ago. she is one of many woman who accused public of sexual misconduct. after more than 16 years, jon stewart is officially ending his hosting duties on "the daily show." the final episode will air tonight. but the show's iconic set will live on. stewart's desk, the guest share and other props will go on display at the museum in washington, d.c. the museum says it's thrilled to receive the donation, calling
"the daily show" an important example of a trusted news source for a whole generation. >> that's interesting. i was wondering what they would do. when david letterman went off, they tore his set apart. time now 7:17. we see sal right over there. how is the commute looking? >> a little bit slow, dave and gasia. some slow traffic as you might expect. starting off and taking a look at some of the bridge crossings, which are always the toughest. you can see highway 24 getting up to the tunnel not taking a close second here, you can see traffic is going to be slow in lafayette, low in orinda and again slow on the oakland side. this is the peak of the commute. when you get to the bay bridge, that is backed up for about a 20-minute delay before you make it onto the span. there are no major problems, but there is waiting to do. looking at some of these commutes, you can see some slow traffic for sure. we have a crash southbound 85 at blockum hill road on the ramp
to northbound 85, pardon me. on the blossom hill road to northbound 85 a new crash. the rest of 85 is okay to sar to go a and cupertino. well, we have plenty going on here. some higher clouds already on the increase. the remains of what was once hurricane guillermo. falling apart over the hawaiian islands. up in napa? where are we? what? sonoma. thank you. well, be a nice shot from up there. thank you. we are going to have an increase in high clouds. katherine, i believe she is known as -- i don't think she is the original beach girl. good morning, mr. pete. she says. thank you. i appreciate it. 60 degrees and foggy in santa cruz. there are areas of low clouds and fog. the higher clouds we are focusing on. we will get to that in just a second. cooler temperatures. 60s and already 70s.
humidity is not bad. 58 kelseyville, temperatures a couple days ago in the 40s and 50s. that helped. unless the cloud cover arrives sooner, mid-to-upper 90s on the forecast although a southerly breeze should increase humidity later. may go down around noon and pick back up again. if the cloud cover comes in, shave off five or six degrees. the key is this low right here. it has a lot more oompf. and it is tapping into some of that moisture. the last few frames you see it lifting a little bit. a close call. maybe a case where parts of the north bay don't get as much as san francisco, concord south. i will painted it over everybody today. 50s and 60s on the temps. santa rosa 52. there are some cool readings. the cloud cover will continue to increase and this is exactly what happened the other day. actually the low developed here. as this low inches closer it's going to start driving this moisture northward. you can see in the last few frames here, right will as it
starts to entrain it. it right back there. not bad. not bad at all for august. and some of that is on its way here. but it will start to increase the clouds. we are already beginning to see that. humidity factor will be high. these are tropical clouds. so partly sunny in the morning then cloudy to mostly cloudy. kind of muggy. not only showers, but possibility of thundershowers. the lightning, i mean, cloud to cloud okay. we don't want the cloud-to-ground. that's certainly in the mix here. later today into friday morning, by friday afternoon this system in the sierra. sun and clouds. mild to warm and hot. cloud cover coming in could take the inland temps off. 90 for some. 80s for others. mild on the coast. a lot of 70s there. 70s, 80s to near 90 degrees. cloud cover should make it a little bit cool are for some towards the santa clara valley. clouds, possible showers into friday morning. the weekend looks better. next week is looking cooler. and if you live in san francisco and you're saying, my gosh, it won't cool off, it hasn't. the normal low is 55.
they haven't been below 60 this entire month. warm ocean temps. sultry and muggy in the city. >> thank you. 7:21. it's happened again. broad daylight, they steal thousands of dollars of merchandise. we will show you the videotape of the theft in action and what police have learned about the people they are calling the rainbow crew. the first friday event is tomorrow. why some of the vendors worry about possible chaos because of changes in the event plans.
a woman said she found a drone that crashed and sank in folsom lake. this is actually the video that survived from that drone. a minute ago we showed you two men flying it over the lake. it goes in the water. the woman is hoping to find its own. >> there are quite a few videos. he has quite a few. he was in oregon. i don't know if he is local. i am wondering if he is a local resident. but it would be interesting to find him and let him have his story back now. >> she shared it on her facebook page. it's been viewed more than 35,000 times. tomorrow is first friday in oakland. some are worried about chaos and other problems. is run by the korea town northgate community benefit district. the vendors say there is a new
executive director and the event is mostly organized by volunteers. plus donations they say have been dropping over the past six months. some vendors say they don't know where they are supposed to set up and if there will be anyone there to help control the crowd. 7:25. a man calling himself tarzan was arrested at the santa ana zoo. police say john william roden bern was high on meth tuesday. he tried to break into the bird and monkey exhibits. a zookeeper called 9-1-1. >> we were fearful for him. we knew the animals were secure and the exhibit that he was incomes to, even if he got in, the animals wouldn't have interacted with him. but there is a lot of water there. there is some angry swabs that could have attacked him. >> that's possible. the suspect was arrested for being under the influence of drugs. he has since been released. the rumors of flying faster
than the millennium falcon, disneyland plans to add a new theme park. attractions related to "star wars" or marvel superheroes. that's after disneyland bought more than 14 acres next to the california adventure amusement park. disney owns the "star wars" and marvel cartoon properties. and it's going to owe entertainment taxes unless it invests $1 billion more in its animation at anaheim. they will use this for storage, office space and parking. 7:27. the gop candidates prepare for a debate tonight in cleveland. already there is talk about what the frontrunner donald trump is likely to say. we will tell you what is at stake in this first prime time debate. following the second movie attack in just two weeks, there are new calls for extra security. this morning we are talking with people in the bay area about whether or not they feel safe.
good morning. we are looking at a commute here in the east bay on highway 4 that is getting slow down coming over to concord. some sun here in the morning. we have a mix of high clouds, some fog, but the clouds will be on the increase here. we will show you why. and maybe some thunderstorms later this afternoon and tonight. female announcer: you're on the right track to save big
august 6. i am gasia mikaelian. >> i am dave clark. earlier steve said you might want an umbrella? >> later today, tonight. it will be close. we will start off with some sun here. there is some fog on the coast. but it's rather mild, humid, and it's going to be that today as the higher clouds begin to increase. so they won't really show up for another couple of hours. again, it's a really fine line if they make it. but sunny for some in the morning here and then we will focus on the energy coming in later on from this low, which is finally moving and it sure looks like it's tapping into some of that moisture. it's so close. last few frames you see a little development taking place there. that will move in later today. then tonight the parameters are in place for a possibility of not only showers, but thursday. mild, muggy conditions. 50s, 60s. that south wind developing. cloud cover moving in and again some of these thunderstorms could pop up. this is high basin well
offshore. sun for a while. clouds on the move here. low and high. the low will retreat. the high clouds will begin to move in. 90s if the cloud cover arrives after 3, or 4. very warm. 70s, 80s, to near 90 degrees. sal, i usually listen. anything new popping up? >> you are busy. you're doing your stuff there. you know, you got to be on the weather. i got you, steve. in the south bay we do have a crash on blossom hill road on the on-ramp to northbound 85. we are going to beginning right there. and traffic is going to be a little bit slow. this was a bicycle accident. we have a crew on the way. the traffic on 85 after that looks a little bit slow anyway making up way up to cupertino and sunnyvale. and if you are driving this morning, let's look at some of these live pictures, you will see some slow traffic at the
bay bridge. this morning's commute hasn't been all that bad. 880, oakland on the right side, that's northbound near the coliseum, moderately heavy. >> back to the desk. a 9-1-1 call in tennessee is painting a very scary picture of yesterday's movie theater attack by a man who had a hatchet, pepper spray, and what looked like a gun. >> a shady looking guy stood up. looked like two bags. he walked towards the back of the theater and he pulled out like a hatchet and started attacking a family and pulled out a gun and we ran out of the theater. >> now, that attack yesterday afternoon was at a movie theater showing the movie "mad max." there were only seven people inside at the time. police sayment suspect, 29-year-old vincente montano, attacked a family of three with pepper spray. when the police responded, montano pulled out a pellet gun
and ran out the back of the theater waving the ax. the s.w.a.t. team was out there. they opened fire and killed him. according to police records, montano was diagnose the schizophrenic in 2006. he had been homeless for some time. these recent theater shootings and attacks have some people wondering if more security should be added to movie theaters all over the country. according to research conducted after the louisiana theater shooting, three-quarters of moviegoers say they still feel safe and don't feel the need for more security. some of the people we talked to this morning said something should be done that might be reassuring. >> i don't think backpacks or bags should be allowed in movie theaters. so, yeah, definitely it should be some kind of security there. might even be to the point where you need metal detectors. >> some experts say movie theater openers and operators may resist that, adding more visable security changes
because of the message it would send to their audience. the question of the day is do you think there should be more security at theaters. most of you agree that something needs to change. here are some of the responses we will hair. erica writes in, maybe metal detectors. but armed guards sounds ridiculous. angela weighs in and she says, yes, if it will keep us safe. and patricia martinez sends in a sentiment a lot of people are feeling. yes, hate seeing that you can't go to a theater without feeling safe. join our conversation happening now on our ktvu facebook page. time is 7:35. a police officer in pittsburg was wounded in a shootout. pittsburg police say the officer was near east 12th and harbor streets. this was yesterday morning. he spotted a man who was wanted for attempted murder and ran after him. police say the suspect ran around the corner, waited for the police officer to catch up
and started shooting when the officer appeared. the 24 year veteran officer was shot in the leg, but he fired back hitting that suspect several times. police say the officer was treated for the wounds at a hospital. he is already back home. that suspect who was shot, a 49-year-old man from bay point, he is expected to survive. he was wanted for trying to kill his wife tuesday night in concord. a memorial service is being planned now for eight-year-old mattie middleton of santa cruz who was brutally murdered. the celebration of life ceremony is set for august 23 at the kaiser arena in santa cruz starting at 3 p.m. it will be open to the public. the body was discovered july 27 in a recycling bin at the tannery arts center. her neighbor, 15-year-old adrian gonzalez, has been charged with her murder murder. 7:36. we continue to follow developing news from the remote island near madagascar where debris has
been washing up on shore. more on these conflicting reports about whether or not the debris is connected to missing malaysia flight 370. >> let's talk about the latest discovery. a malaysian search team has collected more plane parts on reunion island according to malaysia's transport minister. the new debris includes a window and some aluminum. but the minister says he cannot confirm that it is from flight 370. however, malaysia's prime minister is now sig that a plane wing found last week is from the missing plane. the u.s. and french officials say they aren't certain. one french prosecutor only saying there are strong indications that it is, but further analysis will be done today at a lab. now, while that is being done the search for more debris and answers continues. >> concentrating more in the more southerly parts of the search area. but all of that analysis has conclusively come to the view that we are searching in the right place. >> reporter: and we can only
imagine what this is like for the families of the 239 people who were on board that plane when it vanished in march of last year. many on board were chinese and relatives are gathering at the malaysia airline offices in beijing demanding answers. a woman who lost five family members told "usa today," quote, we are all old. our bodies, our hearts, our eyes have also suffered this last year and a half. we can't take it any more. we just want the truth. and the hope is this debris will finally lead to at least some of the answers they have been waiting for. live in the newsroom, claudine wallin, ktvu fox 2 news. >> thank you. time is now 7:38. san francisco police searching for a group of brazen burglers. they ransacked a san francisco beauty supply store stealing thousands of dollars of merchandise. now, surveillance video shows seven women and two men, look, they are storming into the alta beauty supply store near the target in the richmond district. this happened the night of
july 28th. the store was still open at the time. this entire heist lasted only 75 seconds. the thieves got away with more than $11,000 of cologne, perfume, and beauty products. >> you can imagine the clerk just in distress telling them to stop, put the items down. by the time she calls 9-1-1 and notifies police they're already long gone. >> now, through the surveillance video police were able to identify three of the suspects. look at your screen. there have been similar thefts at some high-end stores near san francisco's union square in the past. since then some of those businesses have put in new security measures such as keeping more expensive products in the back. uc berkeley police are investigating a burglary that is similar to other recent break-ins on campus. police found more than nine offices smashed at evans hall. that is a building that offers math classes.
an unspecified number of computers were stolen. the windows of 20 offices were smashed last month at the haas school of business. computers were also taken into that burglary. campus police are investigating all of this, saying they haven't ruled out anything just yet. so this could be a first. a husband finds out his wife is pregnant before she finds out. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2", how he did it and we will show you her priceless reaction. take a look at this picture. how did a baby end up with a 5:00 o'clock shadow. it's making waves across the internet. gum. we are looking at a commute that is going to be a little bit slow in some areas, but downtown san jose traffic looks good up to highway 17. we had a few sprinkles from a system the other day, but we might have more than that from this next system. it will be in later today. we will show you where it's
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". it's 7:42. the manhunt for an alleged gunman accused of shooting and killing a police officer last night in shreveport, louisiana, it is now expanded to mississippi. that shreveport police officer was gunned down last night. he was responding to a report of a suspicious person in a home. investigators searched a bus in jackson, mississippi, this morning that had gone from shreveport, but the suspect wasn't there. investigators think they know the suspect's name. they are using helicopters and police dogs in that search. 7:43. we are hours away from the first republican presidental debate. 17 candidates are converging on
the critical swing state of ohio. doug lieu zater has the story from cleveland. >> reporter: it will become the center of the political universe. two dough baits with 17 candidates and one real wildcard. >> yeah, that looks good. >> reporter: inside quicken loans arena the stage is just about set. and for the main event, even with ten candidates behind these pit roadiams, it may be donald trump in the middle who gets most of the attention, i liken him to a hungry crocodile. he is looking for something to snap on. and if you stay out of his way, maybe he won't snap at you. i think it's going to be hard for the two on either side, walker and bush, to do that. they are in his line of five. >> reporter: it may be a question of tone as much as anything. as a frontrunner will he dial back the attacks that appear presidental? and then there are the nine others, led by jeb bush, who may be fighting for air time all the way down to local favorite ohio
governor john kasich who barely qualified. >> boy, is he lucky. i know it's hard work, too. but he just squeaked into that debate and he can build on it. >> reporter: and casick may have it easy compared to the seven who qualified for the early debates. and having this many candidates has created technical challenges as well. coming up on the stage that can handle two different debates and 17 presidental hopefuls. among the challenges, turning this arena into a debate stage and full service media center over the course of just four days. jim deutsche is the senior production manager who made much of this happen. >> the fact that we have 17 people, we are doing two debates in one night, we have never done anything that ambitious. >> reporter: also to try to get the candidates to stick to their time cues. responses are supposed to be limited to 60 seconds. the moderator's table will change colors if candidates go too long.
in cleveland, i am doug luzater. >> it's at 6:00 tonight. you have course, we will have complete coverage on our 10:00 news. time is 7:45. president obama may require all companies who have contracts with the federal government to grant paid sick leave to their employees. he may sign an executive order that gives the workers as many as seven paid days when they are sick or caring for sick relatives. that's according to two individuals familiar with the plan. the president is often applying policies to federal contractors that he wants congress to make nationwide policies. the labor department, by the way, it's looking at how to expand paid leave, but no final decisions have been made as of yet. microsoft is following the lead of netflix changing their parental leave policy to give more paid time off for new moms and dads. microsoft says starting in november new mothers can take up to 20 weeks paid leave.
non-birth parents are eligible for 12 weeks. the parents can decide if they want to use their leave all at once or break it into two. in the flicks announced on tuesday it will give all of its loss up to one year of paid parental leave. it's the 23rd annual breastfeeding week. for one mom the celebration isn't going so well. take a look at a picture. she sent this in of her little boy. he has what you could call a 5:00 shadow. according to mom, that orange mark is from her spray tan. she says she thought the tan was dry when she went to go feed him, but clearly some of the tan wore off. she said epic fail of fails, but just to reassure everyone the boy is fine she posted this picture later, much better. you can see that the, as she put it, photo evidence that tonight's feed was much less original. it was well received on social media. i feel for her as a new mom. i think i should probably try
to get back in the groove, finally do something for yourself for once. a stray tan. a curl in the hair. then this happens. i hope she is not suffering from too much guilt. great picture. >> beautiful baby. time is 7:47. hayward, sal, our commute. >> i am not touching that one. >> neither am i. >> good. not on your life. >> let's move on. clear the throat. and we go to traffic. good morning, everyone. let's take a look at the eastshore freeway right now on the 80 freeway. 35-minute drive from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. it has been worse. the worst i have seen it here has been an hour. but today it's 35 minutes. all right. let's go out to the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see traffic here is improving a little bit at the bay bridge. it's not that bad. as a matter of fact, the approach is from 580 and 880 look pretty good. if you are trying to get into the city, it's not a bad drive
at all. we are looking at san jose. for the most part 101 is the busiest, especially from 880, 85 and 280 are good. they are clearing a crash on the blossom hill on-ramp. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you, sir. we have kind of a mix of some low clouds, higher clouds, some sun out there. humidity is up and it's going to go up higher as some of these tropical clouds kind of start working their way towards us. there is an area of low pressure moving in that's kind of tapping into that and it's possible we could get some showers and thundershowers later today. not before we see 80s and 90s and that moisture moves in. we have a typhoon. what does this have to do with us? well, the atlantic is crickets. there is nothing going on in the lant i can. yet the pacific has been non-stop very warm water. we had a super typhoon. it's now a category 2 heading towards taiwan and taipei. i say that because a lot of people in silicon valley have business there.
there is a lot of flights that head in that direction. it's going to make landfall, category 2, 100 miles an hour. there is some high mountains, though, which may take some of the energy out of it before it starts to move into other parts of china. another system, i mean, just unstoppable across the pacific with typhoons and hurricanes. we have a low right there and it's tapping into the remains of what was once hurricane guillermo, which is falling apart before it hits the hawaiian islands. that's good news. in the last few frames some of that moisture is starting to take a turn right there and that's poised to move in for us later today. the humidity factor will be very high, of course, with this. we will get some sun in the morning. but the forecast model, one of them is really bullish on possible severe weather later today, which is unusual for us. the other two are not. i think it's in the mix here. humidity is 50, 60% for the firefighters. 40% containment. temperatures are running warmer. 60s and 70s. and i do believe they get into the 90s before that cloud cover shows up. but it will by this evening. 50s and 60s on your temps.
most are pretty close here. but with all this moisture streaming up here, some thunderstorm possibilities exist and already you can see right there, that's what i was looking for, as the low begins to track towards us it's starting to entrain some of that moisture. it will start lifting it up over us through the day and give us cloudy skies. 80s and 90s and muggy, humid conditions. not only cloudy to mostly cloudy by this evening, a possibility of thundershowers. i know the lightning would not be good. but maybe some rain out of this. there could be some good amounts of rain if we can get this to come ought. kind of like a recipe. before that moves in 70s, 80s, 90s on the temps. again the cloud cover is the key on some of the temps. if it moves in sooner, upper 80s or low 90s. suffice to say the moisture content is high for us. so muggy conditions, possible rain tonight into friday. it will be gone by the weekend and cooler next week. >> we are ready for it. >> yes. >> thank you, steve. 7:51. ever been accused of being
overly critical at the work? that could mean you are earning lessen that you could be. especially true if you are a woman. how much money is lost and how a company came to this conclusion. plus, today is an historic day. 70 years since the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb on hiroshima. the somber ceremony in japan earlier this morning.
today in japan there was this somber ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the united states dropping of an atomic bomb on hiroshima. as many as 140,000 people were killed in that attack in 1945. this carolina kennedy right there, the u.s. ambassador. the bombing credited as the event that ended world war ii. now, japan's prime minister was there at today's ceremony in hiroshima as well as i said carolina kennedy, the united states ambassador. secretary of state john kerry met with the japanese foreign minister today. they are both in malaysia for a regional southeast asia summit. secretary kerry was asked about thinks thoughts on the anniversary of the hiroshima bombing. >> needless to say, it's a very, very powerful reminder of not just the impact of war in a lasting way on people, on countries, but it's also
underscores the importance of the agreement we have reached with iran to reduce the possibility of more nuclear weapons. >> the secretary went on to say that despite the past, ties between the united states and japan today are strong. dozens of people who live in an apartment complex in anitoch have to find another place it to live after fire severely damaged their homes. the fire broke out yesterday morning. one neighbor saw the black smoke and flames and started screaming to alert other tenants. people escaped with just the clothes on their backs. >> everything is gone. so we got to start all over. we don't have nothing. it just hurts. >> the city of anitoch tagged those buildings as unsafe to occupy. the red cross offered to put the displaced families in a shelter. they plan to stay with family
until they can find somewhere else to live. a man accused of starting a series of fires around the east bay has been arrested. james willie wilson was taken into custody yesterday in bay point. we have video here of one of the fires he is suspected of starting in lafayette last week. he is charged with eight counts of arson. investigators think he is responsible for 30 fires along highway 4, 24, and marsh creek road. investigators found wilson after noticing a pattern while studying the fires over the past few months. time is 7:57. it can be a confusing time when somebody steals your credit card information. often you typically don't have to worry about what happens. why there are some small businesses that may soon be on the hook. and, dave, live in san francisco this morning where a judge's decision could change the way uber operates. coming up, we will tell you how other companies could be affected by this as well. heads up if you are trying
to get to oakland from san francisco. there is an accident on the lower deck of the bay bridge. suddenly we have some slow traffic trying to get out to the east bay. we have some sun out there, but the higher clouds are on the increase and it sure looks like a possibility not only of cloudy skies, but maybe thunderstorms this evening into tomorrow. we will show you why.
there. >> reporter: gasia, we are on the city streets close to the entrance of 85. this is blossom hill. this is the westbound lanes of blossom hill. it is backed up to snell. avoid this area. this is where the accident happened. you can see police officers in the distance. they are holding the scene because they are in the early stages of the investigation. what they have tolled us is that the silver car there in the distance, that collided with a cyclist. now, what we're being told is that the victim is a 36-year- old woman that was transported to the hospital with major injuries. we are unsure of her condition right now. police are telling us that witnesses say that the car that hit her was -- did have a green light. that's what witnesses are saying. and that the cyclist was going against a red light. again, they don't have this confirmed right now. they are still gathering interviews from people. the driver of the silver sedan
did stop and he is cooperating with this investigation and with officers. but this is definitely affecting traffic because police are holding the scene, doing their investigation for the next couple of hours. so right now the exit ramp to 85, exit ramp to blossom hill, what is closed. also, the westbound on-ramp to 85 is also closed. so try to avoid this area. you can see this live picture right now. look at that backup. just a line of cars. we avoided all that and it took us a while to get here. we went through a parking lot. but very, very heavy thick traffic. again, near 85 and blossom hill. this is the city streets. we haven't seen what the traffic is like on the freeway yet because we took the city streets to get here to avoid that. back to you. >> janine, i am not familiar with san jose. you grew up there. do you see a lot of cyclists in this area typically?
are the drivers maybe not used to cooperating with them? >> reporter: it's common. people are biking to work. we don't know if that was the case with this woman. in this area i am not too sure, but, you know, we'll just have to see what they say and what comes out of the investigation. >> okay. janine, thank you. >> the police investigation is big. let's check on other traffic news right now. sal, you are all over this. what is happening in the south bay and elsewhere? >> 85 itself is just normal. it not affecting the freeway traffic, as you heard janine say. let's take a look at another problem though that we have that is affecting freeway traffic, and that's -- they are clearing an accident on the eastbound lower deck of the bay bridge near treasure island. it was reported as an overturned. doesn't sound like it's overturned. there is definitely a crash there. i have had a couple of people tweet pictures of the traffic. you can see it for yourself.
northbound 101 backed up to caesar chavez and it's crawling along to that lower deck of the bay bridge because of that crash. now, if you are coming into san francisco, it's not affecting you. that traffic is light at the toll plaza. maybe a little bit of delay in some of the cash lanes. if you are using the san mateo bridge, westbound 92 is crowded heading over to the peninsula. 8:04. back to the desk. >> you can go to me. mostly sunny to partly cloudy in the morning. we go cloudy tonight. sure likes rain, possible thunderstorms later tonight into tomorrow morning. there is a low on its way. a lot of that tropical cloud inching north. this is the remains, the blow off, if you will, from what was once hurricane guillermo. it's falling apart before it reaches the hawaiian islands. that's the good news. if there was just the high clouds, it wouldn't be a big deal. this low very dynamic and it's kind of taking the bend in that cloud cover. that's going to restate back
in. the low has a lot going for it. steep laps rates in there. that's going to give us a pretty good opportunity for us for severe weather, which is not something we say very often. 50s and 60s on the temps. when travis is less than five, that tells us it's going to warm up fast. i think they will be near 90 before that cloud cover gets there unless the cloud cover accelerates, and i don't think it will, you can start to see it right there. that's no big deal. that's a sign of things to come. see how that's rotating in? it's caught and trained in the low. it may take a while to get to the north bay. it will start in the south bay. very muggy, humid conditions. 80s and 90s on a lot of the temps. 70s for others. tonight and tomorrow could be thunderstorms and showers even you up for the rocky fire in lake county.
>> back to you. there is some good news and prog fres to report in the fight against the massive rocky fire. cal fire says it's 40% contained. >> you know, it's still big. it's still 69,600 acres. that hasn't changed from last night. >> alex savidge reports that firefighters are sending home from sonoma county. >> reporter: good morning. those planes dropping retardant are playing a critical role in this firefight, and most of those aircraft are taking off and landing from here at cal fire's air attack base. this is at the charles m. schultz sonoma county airport where we are this morning. there is a small group of firefighters, pilots and dispatchers stationed here and they have been coordinating these airdrops on the massive rocky fire, which is about 65 miles away from here. the sonoma county air attack base is one of 13 across california where cal fire crews are stationed and ready to
respond if a wildfire breaks out. and as you can imagine, they have been busy here the last couple of days. air tankers have been loaded up with thousands of gallons of fire retardant. then it's brought to the fire lines and dropped on this 69,600-acre fire, which is continuing to threaten homes. thousands of people in the lake county area, in the clearlake area. the evacuees are staying at shelters and lodges. as you can imagine, many are anxious as they wait for crews to gain more control of this fire. >> i am worried that the fire will get out of control and go into our valley and destroy our wonderful community. i know everybody here is worried about their homes. >> reporter: later this morning governor jerry brown will be on the ground to see the destruction from the rocky fire up close. he will be taking a tour of the clearlake area. that will start at about 10:30 this morning. that's the area where close to 100 structures have been destroyed by the rocky fire. many of them were people's homes. the governor also will be getting an under this morning
from fire commanders about the progress they are making. and, again, it is significant progress. this fire now is 40% contained. up from 30% contained just last night. and firefighters do believe that if the weather holds, if it remains fairly mild up in the clearlake area, they should have the rocky fire fully contained by monday. we will send it back to you. >> thank you. the rocky fire just one of 20 active wildfires burning through california at this minute. you're looking at a live map from cal fire's website. according to cal fire, there have been more than 3600 fires in california already this year. 1300 more than usual. scientists say the el nino climate pattern and earlier than normal start to the fire season, they are the biggest factors for that change. a new government report shows the u.s. is spending bills of dollars to fight these wildfires. over the years the national forest service priority has
shifted from forests to putting out fires. 2015 will be the first year the forest service spends more than half of its budget on firefighting. one analyst worries that the money is being diverted from fire prevention. >> what we have done is we have in some ways traded harvesting trees and using the product to just letting them die in the woods either from drought or fire. >> since 1998, the forest service has cut staffing and managing and preventing fires by about 40%. at the same time staffing levels to fight wildfires went up 114%. time is 8:07. today could be a big day for san francisco-based uber. the company and three drivers are facing off in a federal case. one that could make or break that ridesharing company here in california. brian flores live here. not just uber. a lot of companies are watching what happens? >> reporter: that's right, gasia. a federal judge will decide whether or not this case that was filed by three uber drivers
will be deemed class action status. obviously, this could effect uber. as you mentioned, it could affect search other companies and their business models in the future. in terms of background, these three uber drivers sued the company a couple years ago saying they are misclassified in terms of their job status. what uber does is depends nate drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. by doing that uber is able to save on several costs, including things like providing a car for a driver, health insurance, social security, overtime or paid sick time. it is a business model that uber and other on demand business go on. what a judge is deciding is whether this lawsuit will proceed as a class action ordeal with the three drivers. now, if you think about the costs between those differences, it is sinkly huge. if a judge saysit about the three drivers, uber could decide to settle. that is an option. if a judge allows that class action status, that means uber would have to perhaps change their business model from what we're hearing from experts and
deal with its 160,000 drivers here in california and manage a work force that would be in the millions or that is in the millions worldwide. according to cnet, uber tried to have this lawsuit thrown out in march. we are hearing, back out here live, that other companies ahead of this decision have already decided to change their business model. some companies were sued beforehand. companies such as home joy, post mates have been affected by similar lawsuits in the past. guys, back to you. >> wow. thank you. >> a lot of people are watching this for the ripple effect. thank you. 8:11. moviegoers nervous. people are wondering if theaters need nor security. the latest on what happened yesterday in tennessee and the reaction here in the bay area on whether people feel safe. also, a new feature to share with you on facebook for live streaming. for now it only features celebrities. the big names will help you
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time is 8:14. happening right now near the lawrence livermore national laboratory this is a live picture as people are getting ready to mark a somber anniversary. the atomic bombing of hiroshima which happened on this date 70 years ago. every year, of course, antinuclear protesters gather at the lab. >> you can see they are starting to speak. several speakersers expected, including whistleblower daniel elsberg. he was famous because he released part of the defense department's pentagon papers about america's relationship with vietnam. also, a man who survived the bombing of hiroshima. >> it was a great struggle just for survival. no energy. the time that we had. just for survival. >> he lost his eye sight.
he was eight years old at the time. six members of his family, including his parents died in the hiroshima bombing. 815. if you need to head out the door right now, or maybe steve -- sorry, sal, might we be able to linger a bit? >> you said steve, so i kept ignoring you. >> it's you, man. go for it. >> thank you very much. you know, we love gasia around here. and we treat her like a sister, and that's why we give her a little bit of the business sometimes. look at this. this is northbound 101. this is not good. this might put you in a bad mood if you have to go from san francisco to oakland. it's an injury accident on the lower deck of the bay bridge. i got word from chp that crash is gone. but the damage is done. it looks like a bad afternoon commute. if you are driving from san francisco to oakland, you need to give yourself plenty of time to get across that bridge even though the lanes are open. if you are driving from oakland to san francisco, it's a different story. it looks good at the bay bridge
toll plaza. light delay for this time of the morning getting into the city. let me take you through some of these commutes. marin county a little bit of slow traffic coming over to central san rafael. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway you will see slow traffic here southbound 880 through fremont. now to steve in the weather center. thank you, sal. good morning, everybody. we have a pretty interesting pattern here. a lot of high clouds on the move here over the next 24 hours. and maybe some rain, thunderstorms in the mix. probably not until tonight or tomorrow morning. it will be close though. the low clouds are in place and the pacific is extremely active. this is a typhoon. same thing as a hurricane. we are in the eastern pacific. category 2 heading towards taiwan near taipei. i mention this this because there are a lot of people who fly out in that direction, have connecting flights to taipei. it was a super typhoon. it is weakening a little bit. looking like it will come in around 100 miles an hour. could be some torrential rains in the mountain areas.
there is some pretty tall mountains there which will take some of the energy away from it. we can say good-bye to guillermo. it's moving north of the hawaiian islands. that's the good news. the moisture streaming off of that is moving over us the last couple of days. now say hello to hilda. we have tropical storm hilda. the pacific stays very, very active. and the atlantic, hardly anything at all. very quiet. usually an el nino signature. i don't want to jump on board there. i am just saying. this is the moisture streaming off. watch what happens. this low is tapped in. that's the key. it's starting to end. that's going to rotate it back in and there is going to be some pretty good severe parameters for us later today as that low is closer. it's still too far away. the cloud cover is lifting northward. some sun in the morning. then we will go cloudy to mostly cloudy by this afternoon and tonight. 50s, 60s on the temps. cloud cover may hold back some of the forecast highs. there is a lot of low clouds and higher clouds. we are already streaming up
here. you can see finally in the last few frames it begins to take that lift and it's getting caught around that low and i think we are going to get some rain out of this and thunderstorms. but again it won't be until later. morning sun and clouds on the move here. mild to warm and muggy. these are coming up from what was a hurricane at one time. so 80s and 90s. tough, tough call on the highs because if the cloud cover comes in, some of these highs will not reach in level. it will still be warm to hot and muggy. 80s and 90s for many. even 70s by the coast. i think rain tonight or thunderstorms possible for us. really good thursday into friday. then it's gone by the weekend. >> again, you are still saying if you are going to be out all day, grab an umbrella? >> i think by this evening, tonight. overnight into tomorrow morning. i think by this time tomorrow morning a better chance. >> okay. it's close. >> all right, steve, thank you. >> any time. 8:19. tell any smartphone maker htc is cutting jobs and discontinuing some models. it's part of a strategy to focus on high-end devices that can
compete with apple and samsung. htc has been dismissed eventually by the industry and has confused the original. chief continuing officer says the cuts will be across the board. analysts say they expect the company to struggle for the next four quarters. a company called good eggs, they are closing its operations in every city where it has a presence except san francisco. so the company is laying off almost 140 employees, including some of those in the san francisco headquarters. idea the company accepted its final orders from the non-san francisco customers. facebook is launching a new live streaming feature. right now it is for celebrities only. some workout advice here. serena williams reached out to
fans. the videos have been recorded and they stay on the star's page after the live stream is over. right now us ordinary facebook users can't use it yet. yelp isn't just for restaurant reviews any more. it's offering access to government information on hospitals, nursing homes, and dialysis clippics. the reviews will give information like average wait times, even the noise levels. yelp says it hopes to help customers make critical decisions about healthcare. >> cannot wait it talk to this young lady. she is kadeing in her crown to serve her country. we will be talking with miss sonoma county. plus, the surprising news of the salaries of some young women and what happens as those women get older.
at 8:24, new this morning the number of people applying for first time unemployment benefits inched up slightly. >> last week 270,000 people filed initial claims. that's up 3,000 from the week before. >> economists are pointing out it's not that much higher than the 42 year low last month. new claims below the 300,000 mark for 72 consecutive weeks. that's the longest stretch since 2001. most small business owners don't know about this change. >> new surveys shows 51% of small businesses didn't know
that they would be liable for credit card fraud if they don't have a new credit card reader. >> these readers work with a new chip and pin cards that credit card companies are sending out it customers. retailers and other businesses, you have to october 1st to install the new commitment. president obama could require all companies that have contracts with the federal government to grant paid sick leave to their workers. >> the president is considering signing an pecktive order to give those workers as many as seven paid days when they are sick or caring for sick relatives. that's according to people people very familiar with the plan. >> the president has applied it to contractors. the labor department says it's looking at ways to expand paid leave, but no final decisions have been made. all right. there is a new study out. it's about women. it shows that women who graduate college, they start out earning more than men until they reach their mid 20s. >> this information is coming from a federal reserve bank of
new york analysis. in more than two dozen fields women age age 27 to 27 out earn men. it's different for those same jobs age 35 to 45 years old. >> the requestion, is why? well, market watch reports it's due to women facing unconscious bias as they climb the career ladder. reports that women may miss out on promotions or raises when they take time off to raise kids. a new study is suggesting woman who are perceived negatively at work lose more money than men with the same reputation. >> it says it applies to employees who come across as being angry or critical. they had actors portray managers in different workplace scenarios and study participants rated them on comptency and deserved pay. >> it turns out the critical women were rated 35% less competent and that means less money. at least $15,000 less.
the study says the men who were angry or critical lost about half that. corporate training company vital smarts conducted the study and it surveyed about 11,000 people. our time is 8:26 still ahead, major new developments in the search for that missing malaysia airlines flight thatdy appears almost 18 months ago. we will tell you about a discovery that is causing major disagreement between the countries involved in the crash. the stage is set in cleveland for the first debate among the republican presidental candidates. ten struggling for the limelight. the way the moderators to limit their comments to 60 seconds. the bridge commute is slow out to the high-rise of the san mateo bridge. we will tell you more coming up. some low clouds, a lot of high clouds. probably some sun in the morning. clouds will be on the increase and maybe some thunderstorms, too. we will show you why.
time is 8:30. welcome back to "mornings on 2". >> let's check weather and traffic. you want to hear steve paulson's forecast. >> i think we are getting rain tonight or thunderstorms. i really do. it's looking close. this will help the firefighters, but mainly not today. coming in tonight or tomorrow. hopefully not any lightning. but we will take the rain and cloud cover. it's going to be warm to hot he to. there is a low spinning west-southwest of francisco is and it's on the move. it is starting to grab hold of some of that moisture coming up from the remains of what was once a hurricane, hurricane guillermo, and we are going to see some good parameters for severe weather for us. at least in august. my goodness. this is the second low this week. the first gave us a few sprinkles. i think this will give more. the clouds are lifting. so they are on their way.
probably take a while to got to the north bay. already moving into the south bay. 60s on the temps. the high temperature temps, i mean, it could easily be in the upper 80s and 90s. sun in the morning unless you have low clouds. mostly sunny. cloudy to mostly cloudy as that system moves in and the low is going to go over us and i think it's going to, right there, start right in the last few frames, see how that is moving like that? it will rotate back in. but that won't be until later. sun for a while. then clouds on the increase. cloudy by this evening. possibility of thunderstorms. 80s, 90s are possible unless the cloud cover is here earlier. 70s and 80s by the bay. sal, you have been busy? >> we have. we are starting off with a serious accident in san jose where a bicyclist was hit by a sedan near the blossom hill on-ramp to northbound 85. police continue their investigation. this has caused traffic jams on
streets. this investigation is going to be lengthy here as that person was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. again, this happened just after 7:00 this morning near the blossom hill on-ramp to northbound 85. the closures will be in effect as they have to bring in investigators and tow trucks. so avoid the area. ktvu's janine de la vega found out more. let's take a look at the peninsula. southbound 280 slow traffic out of daly city to the san bruno area and also slow traffic this morning on southbound ones. i would say 101 is better than 280 heading south. live pictures we go. you can see traffic here on 880 northbound is slowing down getting out to downtown oakland. if you are driving onto the bay bridge, westbound it's light. but driving from san francisco to oakland there was an earlier accident on the lower deck and that traffic is very slow.
8:37. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you. we are hours away from the first republican presidental debate. a live look at where it's going to be held. this is what's happening now inside the quicken loans arena in cleveland, ohio. >> you have 17 republican candidates. media coming from all over the country. all converging on this critical state. ohio. >> doug luzader has the story. >> reporter: for a few hours cleveland will become the center of the political universe. two debates with 17 candidates and one real wildcard. >> yeah, that looks good. >> reporter: inside quicken loans arena the stage is just about set. and for the main event, even with ten candidates behind these podiums, it may be donald trump in the middle who gets most of the attention. >> he is there, is hungry, looking for something to snap on. if you stay out of his way, maybe he won't snap at you. i think it will be hard for the two on either side of him to do
that. they are right in his line of fire. >> reporter: and for trump it may be a question of tone tonight as much as anything. entering as a frontrunner, will he try to dial back the attacks that appear presidental? and then there are the nine others around him led by jeb bush, who may be fighting for air time. all the way down to local favorite ohio governor john kasich, who just barely qualified for the prime time stage. >> boy, is lucky. i know it's hard work got him there, too. but he just squeaked into that debate and he can build on it. >> reporter: and kasich may have it easy compared to the seven candidates who only qualified for the early debate. and having this many candidates has created some technical challenges as well. coming up on the stage, they could handle two different debates and 17 presidental hopefuls. among the challenges turning this arena into a debate stage and full horned frogs media center over the course of four days. gym deutsche is the senior production manager who made
much of this happen. >> the fact that we have 17 people and we are doing two debates in one night, we have never done anything that ambitious. >> reporter: the other ambitious undertaking will be trying to get the candidates to stick to their time cues. response are supposed to be limited to 60 seconds. and the moderators' table will begin to change colors if candidates go too long. in cleveland, i am doug luzader, fox news. of course, we will be following the debate through the day on ktvu and ktvu.com. than tomorrow right here on "mornings on 2" we are bringing in "san francisco chronicle's" deb tra sanders. hillary clinton is in san francisco this morning for a breakfast fundraiser hosted by mayor ed lee, wrapping up her bay area visit. last night mrs. clinton was in atherton at a fundraiser of chris kelly. kelly posted a photo he and his family took with miss clinton on instagram. the people at the event paid $2,700 apiece for a photo with
hillary clinton. >> it was $2,700. i get to give christmas presents to my republican family back home. >> the christmas card photo with hillary? >> yes. >> well, after this morning's fundraiser, hillary clinton heads to los angeles. she will attendner fundraiser and hold a roundtable discussion with home healthcare providers. a 9-1-1 call in tennessee paints a frightening picture of yesterday's movie theater attack by a man with a hatchet, pepper spray, and what looked like a gun. >> a shady looking guy stood up, looked like two bags. he walked towards the back of the theater and pulled out like a hatchet and started attacking the family. and then he pulled out a gun and we ran out of the theater. >> it happened at a movie theater showing "mad max" in suburban nashville. there were only seven people inside at the time of the attack. police say the suspect, 29-year-old vincente montano, attacked a family of three with pepper spray.
when officers responded, montano pulled out a pellet gun and ran out the back waving an ax. s.w.a.t. team members opened fire killing him. he was diagnosed as having schizophrenia in 2006. the recent theater shootings have some people wondering if there should be more security at movie theater across the country. according to research conducted after the louisiana theater shooting, at least two women were killed, three-quarters of moviegoers say they still feel safe at the movies. some people we talked to this morning said there should be extra security. >> i don't think backpacks or bags should be allowed in movie theaters. so, yeah, it definitely should be some kind of security there. might even be able to the point where you need metal he detectors. >> some of the experts we talked to say movie theater operators may not want to add visable security changes because of the message it would send to people. we are monitoring the surge
for a man accused of shooting and killing a shreveport, louisiana, police officer. a shreveport television station has identified the fallen officer as 29-year-old thomas lavalle. he was gunned down while responding to a report of a suspicious person last night. the suspect has been identified and they have been search being for him with helicopters and police dogs. as a precaution, authorities in jackson, mississippi, closed off a bus depot this morning and inspected all the buses from louisiana looking for the suspect. our time is 8:38. the city of san jose plans a special memorial for police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. now, officer michael johnson was shot and killed in march. he was the city's 2012 police officer killed in the line of duty. according to the news website san jose inside, a committee will help design a monument and raise money to build it. the project is expected to cost about $180,000 with some of the money coming from a special project's budget in each city
council district. now, this weekend the oakland a's will honor fallen hayward police officer scott lunger. sunday is law enforcement day at the ballpark. sergeant lunger was a big fan of the oakland a's. ricky hinder son was his favorite player, henderson is due to make an appearance. he will catch the first pitch thrown by lunger's father. oakland a's players will wear special police department hats during patting practice. those hats will be sold during the game. the proceeds benefit the hayward police association. more debris has washed up on a remote island near madagascar. debris from what appears to be from a plane crash. ktvu's claudine wrong in the studio with more on the struggle for answers and officials trying to figure out if it came from missing malaysia flight 370, claudine. the family members want answers. >> reporter: yes, they do. they have been waiting for answers since flight 370 disappeared a year and a half ago. but all attention is now on
reunion island. if you take a look at this map, it gives you a better idea where this island is located in the indian ocean. this is where we saw the wing of the plane wash up and where this latest debris has now been discovered. a malaysia search time has collected more plane parts on that island. that is all according to malaysia's transport minister. the new debris includes a window and some aluminum. but the minister also says at this point he cannot confirm it is from flight 370. this is where things get complicated. you remember this plane wing found last week, malaysia's prime minister has said that it was from the missing plane. but the u.s. and french officials still aren't sure. not sure enough to actually confirm it. one french prosecutor only saying there are strong end occasions that it is. but says further analysis needs to be done today at a lab. while that is being done, the search for more debris and answers continues. >> concentrating more in the
more southerly parts of the search area. all of that analysis has conclusively come to the view that we are searching in the right place. >> reporter: but the not knowing is leading to a lot of frustration for the families of the 239 people who were on board that plane when it vanish inside march of last year. many were chinese and relatives are gathering for demonstrations at the malaysia airline offices in beijing demanding answers. and there is both distrust and determination. one man who lost his daughter told "usa today," what i want to know is what the accident deliberately caused? they are still avoiding answering that question. we will keep digging. we will never give up. and you certainly kneel frustration and the anguish and the heartache. it's so hard to wait and try to figure out what exactly happened. >> no closure. none. thank you. time is 8:41 how a husband found out that his wife was
pregnant before she knew herself. he gets it on video. we will show you more of his reaction and the big announcement. plus, she is trading in her beauty pageant crown to serve her country. gasia will talk to miss sonoma county and find out why she is joining the marine corps. good morning. we are looking at san francisco commutes. not that great because of northbound 101. we had an earlier accident on the lower deck of the bay bridge. northbound 101 is backed up from 280. some sun out there this morning. a little breeze. temperatures are going to warm up fast until the cloud cover comes in and the thunderstorms pop up. what? sure looks like it by tonight and tomorrow. we will show you why. female announcer: you're on the right track to save big
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let's go back to sal. make sure everybody is obeying all of your instructions out there on the roads, sal. >> that's right, dave. gasia. good morning to you. slow traffic to talk about. just got word of a new accident on eastbound 92 at foster city boulevard. it's affecting both sides of the freeway because of the a crash where a -- of a crash where a car flipped over. both eastbound and westbound 92 near foster city boulevard effected. this will affect the san mateo bridge. let's take a look at the bay bridge. light getting into san
francisco. this is traffic on the upper deck getting past treasure island. if you are driving this morning on 101 in san francisco, it's backed up from 280 because of an earlier accident on that lower deck. 8:45. back to steve in the weather center. >> sal, thank you, sir. we will get right to it. let's start with the firefighters first because there is a lot going on here. temperatures are warming up pretty fast. we thought they would be in the mid 70s at 9:00. that looks to be right on schedule. humidity is still okay. 40s, 50s%. that's better than teens or 20s. it's going to be a warm to hot day. mid 90s unless the cloud cover makes it. it will make, but maybe not this evening. temperatures very warm. a possibility of rain comes in tonight or tomorrow morning. low right there is beginning to tap into this tropical moisture. it's the remains of what was hurricane guillermo. falling apart north of the hawaiian islands. it's moving and starting to lift it this way. it may take a while to get here. there is already signs of that being entrained into the low.
and the low has a lot more punch than we saw from the system two days ago. 50s and 60s on your temps. temperatures could be very mild, muggy, and humid here with this moisture beginning to move in. already signs right off of monterey that this moisture is starting to generate a few little high-based thundershower activity. it's in the last few frames. as this moves in we are going to get pretty good dynamics out of this system. it may not be until late tonight, tomorrow. we get higher clouds. may take a while to get in the north bay. already in the south bay. cloudy by tonight and thunderstorms with lightning. let's hope there is not too much. we will take the rain. i think we will get some out of that. sun, clouds, mild to warm, cloudy evening here. temperatures will be in the 60s, 70s, and a few 90s. if cloud cover doesn't arrive, if it doesn't, spot on. if it does, take five degrees off some of the highs. but sunny in the morning, low
clouds. cloudy tonight in friday morning. friday it's gone. next week is looking cool. much cooler. >> all right, steve, thank you. 8:47. miss sonoma county isn't your typical beauty queen. 17-year-old athena cain is days away from trading in her crown for combat boots. first of all, good morning and congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: tell us about your decision to join the marines. >> originally, i was planning on going to a four-year university. it was kind of what was expected of me. but i met with a recruiter a little over a year and it kind of changed my life. i got involved and started training. it's definitely been the greatest decision i have made so far. >> reporter: people can see you are multidimensional. you play varsity football. you are about to become a mar evened you are a beauty queen. do you think people have a hard time squaring all of that with the fact that you are in fact miss sonoma county? >> i think the pageant definitely surprises people. it was something that was never
expected of me. that was what surprised my family most is that i joined the pageant and not that i joined the marines. it definitely brings a new ago effect to the pageant world. it shows that it's not all about being pretty in the face and extracurricular activities. >> reporter: right, right. i know certainly for the marines it's about being strong and smart. physically, we can tell you are a petit little thing. is it true they are giving you extra rations to beef you up a little? >> depending on your weight, can you go into boot camp with double rations. it depends on the person. >> reporter: are you going to be telling your fellow marine ru degrees about your beauty between title when you get there? >> most likely. it's not something i am ashamed of. why not share it with everyone. >> reporter: we are so proud of you. miss sonoma county. be safe and thank you for your service in our country. >> thank you. >> what a delightful young
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time is 8:52. dozens of people in live in a apartment complex have to find a place to live. the fire broke out yesterday morning. one neighbor saw the black smoke and flames and started screamtology alert other tenants. tenants escaped. many with the clothes on their backs. >> everything i worked for is gone. so we got to start all over. we don't have nothing. it just hurt me. >> she is at a loss because the
city of anitoch tagged the buildings as unsafe to occupy. the red cross offered to put the displaced families in a shelter but the women say it's not suitable for their children so they plan to stay with family until they can find someplace else to live. 8:52. a man accused of starting several fires around the east bay has been arrested. 29-year-old james william wilson was taken into custody yesterday in bay point. here is some video of one of the fires he is suspected of starting last week in lafayette. he is charged with eight counts of arson, even though investigators actually think he is responsible for as many as 30 fires along highway 4, highway 24, and marsh creek road. investigators say they found wilson after noticing a pattern as they studied the fires over the past couple of months. a memorial service is being planned for eight-year-old maddie middleton. santa cruz. it's a celebration of life ceremony set at august 23 at the kaiser arena.
it starts at 3 p.m. and it's open to the public. her body was discovered inside a recycling bin at the tannery arts center where she lived on july 27. her neighbor aid he reann gonzalez has been charged with her murder. a central valley community is pitching in, offering to help after thieves stole donated raised for wounded warriors and it was caught on tape. watch the right side of your screen. on friday this man is caught on camera stealing a donation box at the a and w restaurant in lodi. inside that box on the counter as much as a $100. the goal was to raise a couple thousand dollars for the wounded warriors project, but after this video of the man grabbing the box and running out the door went viral donations began to pour in. i love the way the girl sums up what a lot of us are thinking about what happened. >> stealing money is bad. but stealing money for soldiers that are wounded, it's worse. >> amen. maybe they got a tough life, too. you know, the guys that they
are taking it from, kind of like stealing from the church, you know, the plate at church. >> so far donors have given at least four times the amount that was stolen. meantime, more money could be raised today because it's root beer float day. a and w giving away free small root beer floats. donations to the wounded warrior program is encouraged. 8:55. the pope's latest message on divorce is getting positive reaction from catholics around the country. pope francis wants the church to be more welcoming of catholics whose marriages have failed. those who are divorced can't receive communion because they are living in sin and committing adultery under current doctrine. >> children are not going to come back. >> now, there are some priests who already quietly allowed
some remarried catholics to get communion. the issue will probably be addressed in philadelphia. pope francis plans to be there next month. the rap singer busta rhymes was busted. police say he assaulted a gym employee with a protein drink in new yorksy. he was arrested last night after it happened. police say the rapper was at steel gym, got into an argument with an employee and threw a 17-ounce cardboard container protein drink at him and hit him in the head. certainly, you have seen videos of the creative way wives tell their husbands they are pregnant. what happens if the husband tells his wife first? >> no way! are you serious? are you 100% serious? >> yeah. >> i love it. so dad's got a secret, right. he just told his wife that she is pregnant. they are popular on youtube.
she suspects she might be pregnant. wasn't sure. sam says when she goes to the bathroom she doesn't flush because she doesn't want to wake the baby up. when he came home he found i guess what we will call a specimen for a pregnancy test. he took the test. it came back positive and let's see that reaction again. >> i can't believe i am pregnant. i had all these plans to tell sam when i found out. this isn't fair! this is not fair! i had all of these plans! i am pregnant? >> yeah. >> mommy is pregnant? >> i am going to have a baby. >> a little baby. >> the babies are like, well, okay. that's so cute. mom of course is thrilled. just to be sure she took another test. it came back positive. this is baby number three. the whole family is thrilled. >> this is a great story. 101 in san francisco is really a mess because of an earlier problem on that lower deck of the bay bridge.
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