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give rise to anything of this nature. >> reporter: investigators canvassed the neighborhood where the family livered asking questions about the couple's cars and relationships. -- relationships. >> i am very sorry to see anything happen to those people. they were hard working. and took good care of their kids. >> reporter: investigators have not yet revealed the cause of the deaths or how the fire started. frank? >> rob roth in the news room, thank you. a history making day in washington, d.c. as pope francis celebrates his first mass in the united states and grans sainthood to a spanish missionary. -- grants sainthood to a spanish missionary. [ speaking foreign language ]
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>> speaking in spanish he canonized father junipero serra the founder of the california mission system. >> father junipero serra he was the embodiment of a church which goes forth, a church that sets out to bring everywhere the reconciling, tenderness of god. >> the pope's decision to declare father junipero serra a saint is seen by some as a needed acknowledgment. tens of thousands people gathered for the canonization mass that basilica of the national shrine of the immaculate conception. that is the largest catholic church in the nation. among those who attended were from the bay area. ktvu's tara moriarty was inside the basilica for the mass. can you explain what it was like? >> reporter: well, when the pope arrived he did a lap in
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his pope mobile and he was all smiles waving to the crowd. everybody who was in the crowd lit up. they were so excited to see him. a day here at the basilica that people will never forget. [ singing ] >> reporter: it contained a bone fragment from father junipero serra. his cousin did a reading. the inclusion of the indians in the mass was very significant because most did not want father junipero serra to become a saint. we want to look at this photo. this was taken after the mass inside the basilica. the indians were invited to
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meet pope francis alone. he said it was a proud moment. he kissed the poem's hand and ring. saying it was magical. >> he came in. quietly. and went one by one, there was a translator whispering what we said, and then he greeted everyone. i got two rosaries and then i thanked him. and then i said holy father, can you come to san francisco. >> reporter: he says he would like pope francis to come to california so he could look at all of the missions. he wants to go on a tour with him because he was trying to raise money to revamp the missions. you can see this is the basilica. most of the people are gone.
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they are beginning to leave. this is the platform right here. flip around here and we will show you. this is where the media was. and as you can see most people are gone. some people have live shots they will be doing across the country. we met people from everywhere and a lot of us are tired. this was a long day but pope francis showed quite a bit of stamina. tomorrow he is going to be addressing congress. live in walked, tara moriarty, back to you -- in washington, d.c., tara moriarty, back to you. >> the pope kicked off his visit to washington, d.c. at the white house. 15,000 invited guests, including religious leaders were all on hand to give him a warm welcome on the white house lawn. the president greeted the pope
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who was making his first visit to the united states. >> on behalf of the american people it is my great honor and privilege to welcome you to the united states of america. [ cheers and applause ] >> the president and the pope had a private meeting where they discussed a number of world issues including the refugee crisis and climate change. later in the day he held a prayer service and addressed 300 bishops from across the united states. stay with ktvu for continuing coverage on the pope's visit on air and online. on you will find clips of pope francis' homily at the canonization mass. look for the video player. two teenagers had to be rescued from the water off ocean beach. they pulled them to shore. they are shaken up. a friend said they were up to their necks in the ocean and could not get back to shore. the fire department says ocean
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beach could be a dangerous place for anyone unfamiliar with rip tides. >> if you are not a good swimmer don't go out all the way out. they have signs posted warning people about the riptides. >> the two were taken to the hospital. it is believed they were visitors to san francisco. now to the newest group of jail guards. this comes four weeks after three santa clara county jail deputies were accused of killing an inmate. ktvu's john sasaki tells how that led to how this group was taught. >> the 51 deputies marched into their graduation ceremony. the start of the day knows the spotlight well. he played football for the miami dolphins. he spoke. >> i am proud to have grown
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with them as recruits and as a family. >> reporter: his mother couldn't be more proud. >> he is very committed to the community and also youth. making a difference, feeling he has an impact. >> the death of michael tyree on august 27, he was beaten to death by three santa clara jail deputies. >> we have to deal with people with mental health issues. it is another technique in dealing with people. >> reporter: the sheriff says starting with this class they now get 40 hours of additional training in dealing with with the mentally ill. >> the more training the better. in the past we have done training but this is the first time we put in the intervention training. >> reporter: he emphasized the need to treat the mentally ill
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more effectively. >> ifia can't communicate with them in -- if you can't communicate with them in a way they could understand -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: she says she is confident the changes will help. >> i feel like the department and the county really understand that there is an opportunity here to continue to improve services. >> reporter: they will start their jobs in two weeks. in san jose, john sasaki, ktvu fox 2 news. san francisco based ride sharing company uber will have a strong presence on both sides of the bay. uber is buying the sear's building in oakland with plans to occupy the top three floors. most of the street level will be dedicated to stores and restaurants that are needed. that will help revitalize the area. but the news is getting a mixed reaction from people who live there. >> i want there to be more businesses in oakland.
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i want oakland to thrive. that is fine with me. >> now i am worried about rents rising and it being really crowded down here. and how crowded the b.a.r.t. station will be. i am hesitant about it. >> arve a renovation -- after a renovation it will house 3,000 employees. one of the largest private sector employers. federal health on its way to victims of the valley fire. >> lost everything. all a process of restarting. >> up next the plan to help victims get back on their feet. and what we are learning about a new set of remains. >> and caught in the act. an armed robbery inside a pharmacy. a look at the evidence police hope will lead to an arrest. >> warmed up today. warming up further tomorrow and a beautiful sunset tonight.
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when i come back we will talk butt all three. about all three -- about all three.
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new at 6:00 p.m. police are looking for a knife wielding drugstore robber. in this surveillance video he is seen jumping over-the- counter. he held a knife to the pharmacist and demanded a medication which another employee gave him. the suspect is white, in his 20s. 5'6" and a reddish tattoo near his right eye. a fire-year-old boy is safe after his father abducted him
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this morning. the sheriff's office says michael steele took his son by force at 4:30 a.m. this morning. investigators say he also assaulted two adults in the home before fleeing with the child. police say he drove to the sacramento area. by 7:30 a.m. he called authorities and told him where he was. he was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide, domestic violence and child abduction. his son was taken to hospital for a injury he sustained to his hand. the death toll is rising from the valley fire. authorities confirmed a new set of remains found last night are presumed to be that of 66-year- old robert fletcher. he has been missing since the fire started. there is good news. the fire is now 80% contained. and federal help on the way for the victims of the valley fire. today the head of fema traveled to lake county to tour the burn
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area first hand. ktvu's cristina rendon with the plans in place to help victims pick up the pieces. >> reporter: changes are slowly happening in the after math of the valley fire but survivors know they have a long road ahead. >> getting better but you are starting to see the fake contractors, fake red cross. >> we lost everything. a process of restarting and applying for everything. >> reporter: now that president obama signed a disaster declaration officials are joining forces. >> it will take time and patience and effort. >> reporter: fema administrator toured the damage saying aid will go to the uninsured who have immediate needs. >> we can put money in in less than a day but they need to register with us so we can start the process. >> reporter: they already signed up 100 people at a
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shelter and if requested they may bring in temporary mobile homes for the homeless. >> we hope this doesn't happen anywhere else but if it does, they have to be ready to go. >> reporter: recovery will be a marathon. not a sprint. [ indiscernible ] >> hopefully it is quick. >> reporter: victims can register by falling fema or signing up online. we put all the details on cristina rendon, ktvu fox 2 news. we learned anderson springs will be allowed to go home tomorrow. this is video posted the day after the fire started of a man driving through flames to safety. because of the extreme fire danger there was mandatory evacuations, that will expire tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. water services are still not
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available. the lake county sheriff will close some roads tomorrow to make it easier for residents to return to their homes. >> the sheriff's office says suicide was the cause of the tassajara fire. they haven't explained how the fire started or identified the individual who died. they say they have a good idea who it is. the fire destroyed 12 homes and burned a thousand acres. it is 81% contained. our chief meteorologist bill martin now and talk about the weather. nice day today. seems like fire danger is down -- [ talking at the same time ] >> warming up today. tomorrow and friday that is when we have to worry about the fires again. thursday and friday temperature comes up. mid-90s inland. and not a red flag warning but it is hot and the four year drought. heart of the fire season. highs from today, warmed up today, 10, 15 degrees inland.
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chilly yesterday, right? today is the first full day of fall. yesterday felt like fall. highs in the 70s and low 80s. today we had 90s. tomorrow we will see temperatures into the mid-90s. it will be a sunset tonight. right? look at that. beautiful night. these clouds streaming in off the pacific. trying to point out el nino things. el nino spawned the storms in the tropical pacific. hurricanes and typhoons that are resulting in the high clouds now passing over us. if the high clouds and the clouds or these clouds are around when we get to november, december, january, good stuff. if a low-pressure system grabs on, hooks into it -- hooks into it, when it shifts south, you bring in the jet stream, that is what it needs to go off.
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if that happens, merges together, we will have a heck of a winter. the cloud cover out there. those are the clouds that will make the sunset stunning. no fog along the coast. maybe patchy fog. that is it. beautiful sunset. beautiful night out there. we did a story about folks getting caught out in rips out there. rip currents at ocean beach are nasty. 16 degrees warmer in concord right now. 18 degrees in livermore. 5 sfo. high pressure is building in. not a lot of fog. mild to warm at the beaches. heat inland. even around the bay. san jose upper 80s tomorrow. and friday. warmer thursday. that is the bottom line. the spread you expect, 95 inland. 70 coast side. thursday and friday about the same but then it changes
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saturday and sunday, monday. cools off. the forecast for tomorrow, there it is. high clouds streaming. the fog, right, the high clouds gets stuck. sticks. the fog there. the clouds were high clouds. tomorrow nice looking day. these are the highs. shows you the highs using colors. now using numbers. along the coast, upper 60s. low 70. and the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. warmer. warm. and then nice. nice. it will be a nice looking weekend. fog minimal. and it is feeling like fall on the first day of fall. by the weekend, the weekend will feel more fall like. cooler over noth lows. lows into the 40 -- night lows. lows into the 40s. >> i had to skip my runs
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because it was too hot. >> nobody has air condition -- [ talking at the same time ] >> october is the month when we have to watch out when it comes to fire danger. >> yeah. october, early november too. as the jet stream comes down it creates off shore winds. if we don't get rain before the winds set up we will goat a couple day -- goat a couple day -- get a couple days that could be high fire danger. b.a.r.t. is planning an upgrade of ticket machines. they will be working on the ticket machines, b.a.r.t. says part of the upgrade includes preparing them for payment systems. >> we will work on the fair gates and the readers, we will be able to read the new chip technology in credit cards and
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prepare for the way -- the future, phones being able to pay as well. >> work begins next spring and could be completed by december of next year. sports is up next. we will check in on the quarterback for the 49ers and the raiders. >> and sports director mark ibanez is in the studio on his way here to reflect on yankees icon and hall of famer yogi berra's death. ow to the news room, keba arnold is here with a look at what we are working on for ktvu fox 2 news at 7:00 p.m. >> uber is on the move. we will have more on the company's new home on the other side of the bay. also getting ready for the big one at the biggest airport, the emergency drill, we are working on these stories and more coming up tonight at 7:00 p.m. on tv 36.
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mark joins us now to talk about yankees icon and hall of famer yogi berra. >> no question about it. there will never be another one like him. a true sports hero. an american icon. yogi berra died at the age of 90. what an amazing man all the way around. tell you about his baseball career. one of the most amazing careers in history. 10 world series rings. no one has more. hall of famer. and he managed two teams in to the world series. one in each league. that is only been done by 5 others and caught a perfect game as a catcher in the world series. yogi berra has passed away at the age of 90. meanwhile there is football to
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talk about this weekend. focus on the quarterbacks. colin kaepernick, if you have noticed, played better football, despite the fact the team is 1-1. he has done real well. 500 yards passing. two touchdowns. no interceptions. a 98.1 passer rating. and if i didn't know better taking a shot at the past regime as he talks about his reason for improvements. >> the biggest thing is i am asked to be myself this year. i don't think anyone knows how to be myself better than me. the situation where i am not being asked to do things outside of my character. >> there you go. raiders football. derek carr who led the great drive against the ravens for the game winning touchdown. now the job is to get a win on the road. the raiders have been poor away
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from home and they got to get that turned around if they are going to be taken seriously. derek carr talks about potential road victory in cleveland. >> we haven't gone out there and we haven't done it yet. so it is a new challenge for us and new excitement. we saw what it takes to win in the league, against a good football team, the effort at practice all week, and the film room all week, as long as we can take that, we have to fly to play the game. >> just as simple as that. talking about yogi berra, one thing i learned, he stormed the beach at normandy. [ talking at the same time ] >> in the navy. he was eligible for a purple heart but he refused it because he said he did not want his mom to know he had been shot. so -- >> incredible life -- [ talking at the same time ] >> war hero. so much charity work. there will never be another
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one. >> 10 world series rings. >> so many great quotes. nobody goes there anymore. it is too crowded. got a dozen of them. great man. >> thank you. thank you for joining us. see you at 10:00 p.m. everyone. resses at the guaranteed lowest price. plus, pay no interest for three years on the best brand name mattress sets. but the best rest event ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪
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(gasps) did you see it? does she know? this is the last thing she needs today. no! busy day at the dunphy compound. we have a wedding tonight, and this afternoon, claire is debating duane bailey in the race for town council. (lowered voice) and now the "weekly saver" says that some voters find claire-- quote-- "angry and unlikable." to those voters, i say, "wait till she sees this." no one can mention it to her. we can't have some unscientific poll shaking claire's confidence. phil... what poll? too late. she knows. who told her? what is this, a witch hunt? oh, my god. i have to go. well, i just don't think it's a big deal. i mean, how many people read the "weekly..."


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