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50s on the temps for everybody. a couple 40s to the north. can i find one? yes kelseyville supper 40s. we will turn those cool temps around and start warming things up. we get a northerly breeze. here's my good friend mr. sal castaneda. >> i'm about to send a tweet saying what time we get up every morning. yeah. you know. why not. good morning everyone. we are off to a decent start. it's nice and early if you want to get out there relatively soon before it gets crowded. let's take a look at what we have now.
moving along and taking a look at the san mateo bridge. that looks good heading out to the high-rise. communities may be going back home as early as today. id hidden valley lake my opening today. the 5400 people who live there evacuated last saturday. people the in the fire zone are mourning the life of two men who's bodies were found last wednesday. as we told you yesterday during mornings on 2, the lake county sheriffs office confirms the
remains of 69-year-old retired newspaper reporter leonard nef and bruce burns they were found. so now three deaths are blamed on a valley fire. the first is barbara mcwilliams. one other thing a couple in lake county is still listed as missing. about 500 evacuees we are told by people living in the areas that were hardest hit by the fire they may not go home for another week. also we're told that wednesday's rain helped but it also slowed down the fire fighting efforts. the rain made the ground unstable for both firefighters and bulldozers.
an impact on chileans that live in the bay area. in san francisco the chilean council general says people have been calling the office concerned about their relatives. the owners of a cafe say they had a hard time getting in contact with their family members back home after the quake hit. >> i was really afraid. and my dad tried to call them and yeah. he couldn't communicate. >> damage from the earthquake is is expected to reach several is billion dollars. a man is due in court today. matthew muller is facing federal charges in the kidnapping case and state charges in the dublin home invasion. a cell phone found in that dublin home invasion connects muller to the vallejo kidnapping case. earlier this week muller's lawyer withdrew a motion asking for evidence from muller's cell phone to be thrown out. the vallejo woman that
muller is accused of kidnapping, she filed a claim against the city of vallejo. she says she was kidnapped in the middle of the night from her home. she later turned up unharmed in southern california and vallejo police called her story a motion. but the fbi found evidence it really did happen. how's kips and her boyfriend say -- huskins and her boyfriend say the police damaged their reputation and caused emotional damage by calling them liars. >> when the police say you a hoax tore and you are the victim of the crime the law will hopefully provide compensation. >> the city of vallejo has six months to respond to the claim. if it's rejected the couple says they will file a lawsuit. the man accused of killing
kate steinle he is due in court today. the lawyer says he found the gun and it accidentally went off when he picked it up. a judge say there is is enough evidence for lopez sanchez to stand trial on second degree murder charges. he will be formerly arraigned in court today. warning signs have gone up telling people not to swim because of a toxic algae. the algae can cause stomach problems and skin irritations but it can be deadly for dogs. no word yet on when the lake will reopen but several other recreational spots have been shut down this summer due to toxic algae. time is 5:07. finding a parking spot around the bay area may be harder than usual today. that is because today is parking day. annual event that encourages people to turn parking spots into small parks.
the event started in san francisco ten years ago. it has gone global now. anybody can participate but organizers do encourage everyone feed the parking meters and obey the parking restrictions. doritos is celebrating the lgbt community with special rainbow chips. they are available for a $10 online donation for the it gets better program. it was created in response to the suicides of several lgbt teenagers. the rainbow chips was inspired by the pride flag. 5:08 is the time right now. a little boy who is autistic is at the center of a lawsuit. coming up in 20 minutes the reason he's accused of being a public nuance in one bay area neighborhood. >> history will be made by the pope this weekend.
weekend. starting tomorrow the pope will spend four days before heading here to the united states. and then on sunday he leads anout door mass in havana. pope francis played a key role in reestablishing ties between the united states and cuba. he urged both leaders to end their cold war dispute. following cuba, the pope will make stops in new york, philadelphia, and washington, d.c.. and he is expected to draw massive crowds as his u.s. visit will kick off in the nation's capitol next week. >> the white house expecting 15,000 people in and around the executive mansion when the pope visits next week. here in congress when the pope is expected to address a joint meeting, they are expecting 50,000 people. at the enormous washington, d.c. have silica, millions are
scrambling to prepare for the pope's visit. >> for every seat here. for every place we will give a ticket, there are at least ten requests in my office. >> we sold four just yesterday. >> reporter: pay pill merchandise is flying off the store shelves. he's already running into criticism is for refusing to meet with cuba disdepartments. with a renewed abortion debate. but there is one area of bipartisan agreement with security concerns and thousands upon thousands of people about to arrive, traffic is going to be a nightmare. >> it's one you may have noticed that the office of personal management encouraged federal worker ons that day to
take advantage of policies that may be in place of their agencies. >> there are matters of protocol to consider as well. members of congress have been told to resist the urge to shake the pope's hand when he visits next week. not an easy thing to do. in washington doug luzader fox news. >> and then there is the pope beer. we'll have that a little bit later; right sal? >> absolutely. i didn't hear what you said. >> the pope beer. yoco. you --yopo. you only pope once. >> yes. good morning everyone. let's go outside and start with highway 24 westbound. this morning's commute has been okay so far. and we're hoping it stays light sometimes on fridays we do have
a lighter commute and we're certainly hoping for that. the weather is not an issue because steve has said and i listened to what he says, it's cold and clear. you can see there is not any fog problems for the morning commute. he will expand on that in a moment. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic looks good. it seems to be getting a little bit more crowded but certainly not stop and go. on the peninsula right now, traffic is moving along okay. we had a couple things an accident northbound 101. it's off there. although it's not causing a huge traffic jam but you should be aware chp is on the scene. let's go to steve. >> thank you, say. we have clear skies. we're at sin bads restaurant here. i do believe. yes, sir, thank you much. not much of a breeds. there is a little one on the coast. but most on the coast are showing a little bit of an easterly breeze.
i heard from lindsay lee early good morning for this friday. i can't sleep. sorry lindsay. so i have ktvu on and i just heard steve say fall starts next week. that is correct next wednesday at 1:22 a.m.. so this will be the last weekend of summer and it will feel like it. not so much today but as we head into saturday and sunday the possibility of some record highs on sunday 90s and 80s across the board here. 50s on the temps. low, mid. everyone is close here. a couple of low 50s including alamo. can't fiend any fog if there is any it won't last long. 58 up in truckee. 48 in arcadia. high pressure moves in for about three days and we'll have
to keep an eye on the south as the system from southern california might give us a lot of cloud cover but that won't be until next tuesday. so highs 70s and 80s up in lake county about 88 degrees at clear lake today. warm, warm or hot as we go into the weekend. some upper 90s to near 100. starts to cool down on monday. >> so we can get through it because cooler weather is coming our way. >> that is correct. >> a couple of days. last bit of summer. 5:17 is the time. it is that time of year again as we're talking about the flu shot is officially being shipped to hospitals across the bay area. we'll tell you what doctors are saying about the effectiveness of this years vaccine. >> look at that. fires in washington state leading to health problems and that sea otter up next how it's being nursed back to health.
welcome back to mornings on 2. a small business owner is considering filing a lawsuit against daly city. he says he's being singled out because he wants to open a store that would repair and sell guns. ktvu christina rendon explains. >> you know you learn about how to do things. >> reporter: for months tom has
been renovating this space envisioning it as the future spot of his gun shop. >> this is a business corridor. it made perfect sense to me. >> reporter: but it didn't make sense to these women who gathered signatures in opposition of the store. >> i cannot support this at this time. >> reporter: this week daly city council members voted to deny him a use permit that would have allowed him to open. and now the former police officer is considering suing the city. >> everyone on the staff of our city was behind us. >> so what happened? >> politics. >> reporter: council member david delayed the vote on his use permit last month to give them time to research. but big box stores that sell guns in daly city weren't
required to get a use permit. >> i think it's a little unfair. >> reporter: attorneys for the nra sent this letter to the city calling the requirement unlawful. but still he went above and beyond to meet the conditions of a use permit. >> we put cameras in the front, in the back. metal doors. keep bad guys out. >> i followed all the rules. >> reporter: including mothers who have lost sons to gun violence. by a 3-2 vote he was denied. >> reporter: ktvu made repeated attempts to contact those council members. they fear he was treated unfairly.
by voting to deny the applicant is not much different than what the county clerk of rowan county kentucky is doing relative to marriage licenses. there is no legal basis. >> you know i got a wife, i got kids. i need to take care of them. . it's hard. >> reporter: he is working with nra attorneys to figure out his next move. daly city city manager says they all take him to court. the federal government reached a huge settlement with general motors over defect i ignition switches. he is expected to pay a $9 million fine. now the settlement is is related to gm hiding a defect in ignition switches that have led to crashes in more than 100 deaths and injuries. the crashes occurred when the ignition switch move into the
off position causing the cars to stall and turning off the power assist for the steering and the brakes. it's looking like google is getting bigger in northern california. they not only plan to expand in mountain view, but they have their eyes on san jose. google is negotiating to link two expansion sites. but they may also buy property in north san jose. there is no word to when the projects might begin. in addition to google, am has been setting the stage for a big expansion in san jose. a federal appeals court is blocking samsung electronics from selling some of his older smart phones here in the u.s.. feds now the ruling vindicates
apple but it might not hurt samsung too much. that is because it applies to phones that are no longer popular. the most recent phone effected is the galaxy s3 which was released in 2012. amazon has introduced a new tablet computer. it's making waves. it's called the fire. it cost only $50. amazon says the 7-inch tablet has front and back cameras and a speedy quad core processor. amazon will sell the tablets in a six pack for less than $250. >> and we also think people might use it for more dedicated purposes. you might use a tablet for an alarm clock. you might have one in the kitchen as a tv screen in your kitchen. >> the company has said it doesn't expect to profit from the tablets themselves but they hope customers will use them to access services like amazon
prime. the seattle aquarium has diagnosed a sea otter with asthma and training the animal to use an inhaler. look at that. the otter was diagnosed after trainers reported the sea otter was having problems breathing when there was smoke from the wild fires. that inhaler is just the same as we would use but the there -- take a look this seal. a photographer in if she didn't even realize she had the photo until she got hem and look the
photo be. we're still following the latest developments from the lake county fire. as and new information from kamala harris to anyone who is making a profit from the fire. >> jail guard accused of murdering an inmate will face a judge this morning. we'll tell you what her attorney will be asking for and disturbing evidence we are uncovered. >> good morning. we are looking at the bridge getting into san francisco. the by be >> skies are clear on this friday morning.
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good morning to you. welcome back it's friday, september 18th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. we want to check in with steve. the coast is clear. >> that is right. >> >> i saw your post on facebook. >> it will be a warm weekend for everyone. but then next week we will cool it down. it won't last long. not like two weeks ago when it was all week long. clear skies out there. a little cool for some. 40s and 50s. not much of a breeze. there is a few locations on the coast. other than that we have a slight offshore component already setting up. take a look at the conditions
up in lake county. a little cool for some. 53 no objectionville creek. humidity is 85 own 78 first. hawk eye has a north wind at 6. and i do believe that is a sign of things to come which means temperatures will be warming up. .88 for clear lake. napa 48. there are some cool readings. low 50s for many here including san ramon at 53 but everything says sunshine and warmer temps. once it starts going we'll have to keep an eye on that little low. that low may tap into moisture from baja. sunshine and warmer. cool morning, a late breeze but it all equals sunshine. all right sal what do you have for us? z mr. steve paulson, happy friday. we don't have a lot although things are getting a little bit
more crowded. let's take a look at the toll plaza. you can see traffic is going to be okay if you are driving into san francisco. a little bit of slowing in some of the outside lanes. those metering lights haven't gone on yet which is slightly unusual. this is a look now at the commute on interstate 880. the traffic is moving along well. both directions in front of the coliseum. if you're looking at the bay shore freeway, northbound 101 at willow off ramp, they are still clearing an injury accident. 5:32 let's go back to the desk. while it will take days before firefighters get a firm handle on the valley fire, people in one community could return home as soon as today. hidden valley lake may start opening up today. you can see in those pictures some homes still intact. the people that live there were forced to evacuate last friday. right now the valley tire has burned 73,700 acres.
it is still just 35% contained. friends and family mourning the death of two men who's bodies were found in the fire zone. the sheriffs office believes searchers have recovered the bodies of 69-year-old leonard neft. state attorney general kamala harris will try to prosecute anyone who has tried to profit from the fire. animals as we have told you have been dramatically effected by the fire. and that includes believe it or
not a head of camels. they are standing right in front of two camels they helped save. the fire burn their animal preserve calls sacred camel gardens. they checked on the camels on tuesday and filled up their water trough. we have posted a news link the three correctional deputy preponderates they will be in ktvu fox 2 janine de la vega is joining us live to tells if >> reporter: should these jail guards be able to post bail? that is what will be discussed this morning at the santa clara county courthouse. since their arrest, these three
guards have been held at the jail without bail. they are charged with murdering michael tyree an inmate at the main jail in san jose last month. court papers filed at the courthouse revealed disturbing evidence in the case. the da's office talking about other assaults on inmates including one minutes prior to tyree's alleged attack. documents say all three defendants physically abused him striking him and twisting his arm. one talks about lubrin almost breaking the hand of an inmate while putting him in a cell. and then there are a series of cell phone text messages between farris and rodriguez in july. farris writes about how he likes 6a which is a jail pod on the sixth floor. rodriguez responds quote no way. i slapped a guy yesterday. he was cursing at a nurse and
and i told him to shut up and have some respect. he said or else what? and i slapped the -- out of him. he went on to write i told him i bet your parent never spanked you but i will. ha ha. >> the best thing for this community is to keep them away until the trial sore. locked up and under key and under watch so they can do no more harm. >> reporter: he says the guards should also stay in jail because they could face possible retaliation from the community. attorneys for the three deputies argue they should be able to post bail because they do not pose a flight risk. they have is up mitted letters if -- and we will report back to you to let you know what happens. david. >> janine de la vega, thank you,. time is 5:36. a real controversy this morning in the south bay. some former neighbors of an
autistic boy and his family are filing a lawsuit. calling the child a public nuance. the lawsuit is citing a pattern of behavior from when the child was between the ages of 3 and 9. that behavior reportedly included hitting other children, throwing things, and wondering into neighbors garages. >> at first i thought it was a joke. >> the family in this case has now moved. we reached out to the family by way of phone. they say the lawsuit has taken a heavy tole on them and they are doing their best within the legal system. the next hearing in this case . the future of the valley
fire leaders say they will rebuild middletown. but it will take years. ktvu alex savidge is joining us live. you're at the napa county fairgrounds in cal stow baa. so the i -- evacuees. some iing evacuees. they highway not be return to their homes for another week or so. but there are other people who may be able to do for about 5 they were on handen for a briefing. they led this meeting and they offered evacuees a better idea of what is coming next. the reentry process is going to happen in stages with the worst areas of course reopening last.
but some people living in communities they are already heading home and those evacway willed be let in possibly later on today. going home of course is especially important. even for those that know they have burned down. >> to clean it up. we don't know if we will rebuild but to clean it up to sift through the ashes to see if we can find anything. hundreds of workers are dealing with downed power lines and trees that could fall down at any time. but there is one big reason to try to get evacuees back into their homes as quickly as possible. law enforcement authorities say that will help to deter luters. that has been a major issue up in the fire zone. law enforcement officers have been out and about 24 hours a
cay and they have caught quite a few thieves trying to take advantage of this disaster. >> my thing is discussing unscript louse. if i catch you luting, you ought to be ashamed of yourself. >> evacuees are being told or they were told last night that federal help is on the way. fema is involved and that federal assistance will come with a minimum of red tape. that according to officials last night during this briefing. local leaders are promising that middletown and surrounding communities devastated by this fire will in fact rebuild. and as we bring you back out here to a live picture. this is a tense city here. -- this is a tent city here. you can imagine disease certainly wearing on them.
they're ready to go back home and now a little bit of light at the end of the tunnel. the family of a young san francisco man shot and killed seven years ago is renewing a plea to help to find the people responsible. police say he was riding his bike home from work and was shot as he fought back against three people trying to steal the bike. family members remember him as a young man full of life. and we spoke with jordan's older brother who was in new york when his brother was killed. >> i got that phone call and it was something that really horrible had happened. so i got on a plane and i met my mom and matthew and our life was changed in an instant. >> now his mother, father, and
brother are hoping to revive this unsolved case. there is a $75,000 reward in the case. police in pleasant hill are looking for two men who carjacked a woman. i want to show you a sketch police released of the two suspects. they're accused of stealing a 1998 nissan sedan outside of dicks sporting goods. police later spotted the vehicle in east oakland. officers spotted the car before they ditched it and ran away. time is 5:42. there has been another incident on a high speed train going from amsterdam to paris. coming up at 6:00 the suspicious passenger that caused the train to be evacuated as police tried to arrest him. >> we are looking at the east bay commute and at the mccarthur maze and here on the east shore freeway it looks pretty good so far getting to the bay bridge. >> clear skies. the coast looks fabulous this
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welcome back to mornings on. san jose airport will get $1.5 million in federal money to study how to make runways safer and more secure. the airport has had several security breaches including a stow away case last year involving a teenage boy who made it all the way to hawaii hiding in the rear wheel of a plane. plan to use explosives to take down one of the old bay
bridge piers. the san francisco bay conservation and development commission approved a proposal. cal tran says imploding the peer all save years of time. it will be $100 million cheaper, and it will be less harm to marine life than taking it down by hand. >> just because something goes faster and cheaper doesn't mean it's of lower quality for the environment. so i want to make sure that you understand the genesis of doing this was environmental stewardship. >> cal train still needs the approval of army corp of engineers. more than 170 million doses
of the flu shot will be available this season. everyone six months or older should be evacuated. but despite the risk of flu, less than half follow the recommendations. >> within a good year flu will result in millions of cases of illness, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and thousands or tens of thousands of deaths. >> last years season was particularly bad. seniors were hit especially hard with the highest rate of hospitalizations since the cdc started monitoring it. but there is hope that this years vaccine will be more effective. today marks the final day of the dream force conference in san francisco and last night thousands of people gathered to raise money for sick children here in the bay area. that is gary clark junior.
is that a friend of yours? is he any relation to dave clark? the killers and the foo fighters took the stage. officials say they raised more than $10 million last night. a lot of talented people out there. >> oh yes. that is a wonderful event. sal, you're watching the east shore. everybody behaving? >> yeah, they are. it's a nice looking commute. if you look at the traffic time about to show you, 19 minutes. i gave it away. let's do a little pssh. i love that thing. this is a look at 80 westbound. you can see traffic is take 19 minutes to make that drive. now yesterday it took as long as an hour to make that same drive. fridays we might get a little
bit of a break. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is already a stalled vehicle. coy see the flashing slights at the to the bottom of the screen. 680 looks good from the benicia bridge. road sensors all green as you drive down to highway 24. today's traffic jams start in the 6:00 hour and in light of fox hosting the emmys, steve, it will be tv theme songs. because fox is hosting the emmy's. it will be right here on channel 2. >> sal's traffic jams 37 >> tv theme songs. >> by the way that was -- he opened for the foo fighters. very good musician. >> i see. we have a clear morning and it will be warm today and then hot on this last weekend of
summer. what? yes. fall starts next wednesday at 1:22 in the morning. ly be out banging pots and pans. don't laugh. i may be up by then. take allude from had our break with some of that rain and cool temps. i've seen some upper 40s as well. it is a little cool to start but this weekend up, up, up we go in the temp. kelseyville 48. 48 for napa. there are a few cool readings. the coast is clear. 52 san ramon. a little chill there. fog not an issue right now. low pressure system forming west, southwest of l.a.. high pressure building into the north. high doesn't like the lows so they will fill it with a north, northeast breeze which is why we will warm up. however that low may tap into
moisture coming up from baja which will give us a little cloud cover and rain next tuesday and wednesday. maybe. sunshine and warmer. a cool morning. a late breeze but 60s and 70s and 80s. but a lot of 70s and 80s. temperatures upper 80s. today is the day we head them on out and move them on out with warmer temps. they will get near average to slightly above. that will take us to not only above category. it will be clear and hot for some on sunday. but then it comes right back down. >> pam will lead the way over there. >> i think we will head to the beach. >> bodega bay to monterey. >> okay. a little farewell. i go to the beach year round. but it's okay. 5:51 is the time. new tensions between leaders of the marines and the navy.
monday afternoon during a violent rainstorm. the rest of the victims were discovered earlier this week. now the flash floods also killed at least 12 other people including nine children. park officials are investigating exactly what led to those deaths. new this morning the marine corp is expected to ask a controversial question about whether women should be allowed on the front lines during combat. u.s. officials say the marine corp is expected to ask the pentagon that women not be allowed to compete for several front line jobs. the move could put the core at odds with the other three military services. the army, navy, and air force are expected to allow women to serve in all combat jobs. now officials say defense secretary ash carter is aware of the dispute and will review the marine plan. good news for those in the market for a new home here in the bay area. prices actually dropped last month. core logic reports the average price for a home or condo in
the nine bay area counties $650,000 last month. that is down 1.3% from july. but when compared to last august, prices are still up more than 6%. the cheapest county to live in is solano county where the average price is $340,000. the most expensive real estate is in san francisco. that is the only bay area county where the average homes sold is more than $1 million. san mateo also nearing that $1 million mark. santa clara county has fired the construction company behind the $380 million expansion at valley medical center. the site has been formerly closed and they are suing turner claiming the work is three years behind schedule. santa clara county is in negotiations to enlist a new contractor. time is 5:56. the preparation for the san jose sharks new season kicks into high gear.
today is the team's first practice. the sharks are rebooting after they missed the playoffs last season for the first time in ten years. they also have a new head coach peter devore. and they'll have a new starting goalie. it is now 5:57. valley fire victims could return to lake county today to see what is left of their home. we'll have more on what the process will be to get everybody back. >> there is another controversy involving donald trump. the statement made by a member of the audience at his latest rally that the presidential candidate did not correct. ♪ ♪ grow old with me
good morning. some fire evacuees they may be allowed to return home later on today. others will have to wait a week or so until they can get back into the fire zone after the valley fire. we'll tell you about this process coming up. >> we are lye in san ho -- we are live in san jose where three guards accused of beating
an inmate to death will appear in court today. mornings on 2 continues. good morning. thank you for joining us this friday, september 18th i'm pam cook. >> we're ready. good morning, i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. steve paulson our weather authority. >> yes, he is. >> we're going to warm up. i mean really warm up. if you want to make plans for the beach this weekend, it looks good. i hate to put in forecasted highs 48 hours out. i like to do it the morning of. there will be a lot of 90s around. upper 40s for some. 50s for others. santa cruz mountains checking in.