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traffic. steve paulson has some things to tell you about. >> a lot of fog out there. we'll see what happens on wednesday. maybe some rain. i don't know. not looking real promising. let's look ahead to halloween. it looks mostly clear to me. after wednesday we will get a little bit of a breeze out of the north. changes though by sunday. some of that fog very, very thick. coast bay and also inland. what is average for this time of year 73/51. so above on both. again 2003 when the record was 89 degrees. 40s for some. 150s for many though. temperatures also and the breeze is really not that song, north, northwest. south, northeast. it's all over the place. we will have hazy sunshine today. hazy sun. nice to mild to warm. cool lows will give off to nice
and mild highs. here's sal at 7:01. slow traffic and anything new to report? we have a new crash i was going to tell you about, steve. and the fog you mentioned is also playing a role. good morning, everyone. let's take a look at the commute here. you will see the traffic is going to be effected by a new crash southbound 280 at sneaks lane. all of a sudden southbound 280 is backed up into daly city coming down to san bruno. if you are trying to get to the airport, you should use 101. it looks better on 280. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic will be busy as you drive to the toll plaza. about a 20 minute delay. this morning on the east shore freeway, 46 minutes. not a very good commute. 7:02 let's go back to the desk. more than 100 people are confirmed dead after a powerful
earthquake rocked south save sha. it was felt across pakistan and parts of india. alex savage is here -- alex savidge is here with the latest. >> reporter: as rescue efforts get under way, that regent is still shaking. a couple after shocks reported. right now the over all death toll stands at 105. although reports are still trickling in from some remote areas. let's show you inside a hospital. officials in pakistan say hit people were killed in that country alone. at least 600 others were injured. and in afghanistan a tragic scene at least 12 students at a girls school were killed during a stampede that broke out as they all tried to escape a shaking building. this quake struck around 2:00 in the afternoon on monday. it was a 7.5 magnitude quake.
centered in northern afghanistan. about 160 miles north of kabul. some reports say the shaking lasted for two minutes and the quake did cut power in some areas making it tough for officials to accurately assess the damage in remote regions. the usgs has issued an orange alert. meaning significant casualties are likely. but there is a bit of a silver lining. at least one official in pakistan's meteorological department says the quake did not cause what he describes as massive destruction. that is because the epicenter here was so deep. it was centered 130 miles below ground which may have been the saving grace. may not be as. casualties as there may have been. >> thank you, alex. it was a fast moving fire early this morning in the hills of south san jose. it is out now.
luckily it did not get to homes. janine de la vega is there. you have been out there all morning. what is happening out there now? >> reporter: dave, firefighters have left the area. it's still too dark and foggy for them to see much for their investigation. a crew will return here in the morning to the area behind me. there was a ridge located in the southern end of the park that was on fire. it started around 3:00 this morning in the dry vegetation that is in the park. just north of bailey. around 65 firefighters responded because the flames were growing quickly in this area that has plenty of dry vegetation. san jose fire and cal fire worked together to extinguish it. the closest neighborhood is a half a mile to a mile away. the captain describes the area that burned. >> there really isn't anything out there. it's basically wild land.
it can be any of the normal causes of fire including a homeless encampment, unattended fire, heating equipment. we have no idea. >> reporter: fire officials tell us there is a lot of high tension power lines in the area and that was a concern for firefighters because they weren't sure if there was any live wires on the ground. that was not the case. santa teresa boulevard had been closed to traffic but in the last 40 minutes firefighters told police to open up that road. back to you. >> janine de la vega in san jose, thank you. in san jose police are looking for a motive in the friday night killing of a bay area realtor who was shot to death. mike was out celebrate bathing a birthday with -- celebrating a birthday with friends. they were waiting for a ride home when there were gunshots.
his friends say he died on the pavement there. there was no fight, he wasn't robbed. a friend that wasn't there that night said mike was the kind of person that was friends with everyone. >> very, very compassionate guy. very happy. very outgoing. built relationships very, very fast because he was that kind of person he was very infectious. the positive thing was we have so many good memories because he was that good of a person. >> friends have put candles and butterflies at the spot outside the restaurant where he died. today at the real estate office where he worked, employees will be gathering to remember him. time is 7:07. a search goes on for an oakland man suspected of a deadly shooting in livermore. police from livermore and oakland surrounded the home of the suspect at center and eighth street for hours yesterday morning. they say the same bmw spotted the shooting scene was parked behind that house. but when the stand off was
over, the suspect was not inside. now investigators released this photo of the suspected gunman 18-year-old jason alexander brown. a second man was involved in that shooting but they haven't told us his name yet. brown is suspected of shooting at a car with two people inside at the cvs store in livermore. a man in his 20s died. another man in his 20s was injured. investigators are waiting to talk to him about a possible motive. in the meantime anyone who might see brown should consider him armed and dangerous according to police and you should call 911. time is 7:08. for the first time the san jose city council will consider stiff signs for illegal dumping around the city. city leaders say dumping has risen sharply in recent years. the city's planning department is urging a fine of $1,000 for a first violation. $1500 for the second and $3,000 for the third. san jose is the only major bay
area city without fines for illegal dumping. new guidelines are being suggested to protect young football players from concussions and other serious head injuries. one key recommendation is for coaches to adopt a zero tolerance policy on head first plays or spear tackling. another is to expand nontackling leagues. in 2013 around the country more than 140 youth football players had concussions. hazardous material scare at a marin county market. we'll talk about what was thrown inside a store that caused an evacuation. >> you may have seen this. chewbacca arrested in ukraine. this was not a halloween hoax. up next we'll tell you the election law he is accused of breaking. >> good morning. right now we are looking at the east bay commute and highway 24 is pretty slow as you drive
welcome back. time is 7:12. we are following a developing story in canada. a whale watching boat capsized and at least five people were killed. that boat sank yesterday afternoon. 27 people were on board there. one person is still missing this morning. many of the survivors they were rushed to hospitals. some have already been released. canada's transportation safety board is investigating that accident. a woman accused of driving a car into a crowd of people at oklahoma state university home coming parade is due in court today. four people were killed including a two-year-old little
boy, 47 others were injured. many of the victims were children. the driver 25-year-old adasha chambers was arrested on suspicion of dui. her attorney says she is mentally ill and wasn't drinking before the crash. the 2016 presidential campaign trail got a little messy over the weekend. we are within 100 days of the first nominating contest in iowa and new hampshire. bernie sanders who once criticized hillary clinton really went after her at a gathering with democrats in iowa. in the meantime donald trump is not leading the polls in iowa for the first time since he announced he was running. ben carson took a 9% lead over trump in the latest polls in iowa. donald trump wasn't quiet about
this. he even attacked ben carson's religion. >> i'm presbyterian. >> you know i really refuse to get into the mud pit. hillary actually was right when she said republicans are there trying to destroy each other. >> in the meantime there is a new ap poll out saying republicans think donald trump is their best bet when it comes to the general election. republican presidential candidate governor chris christie is apologizing. he was accused of being too loud on an amtrak train. the train crew eventually told the governor either hang up the phone or move to another car. you can see he did that. governor christie didn't know he was in a designated quiet
area. he apologized he moved to the cafe car where he kept making his phone calls. he was returning to new jersey from washington where he appeared on one of the sunday talk shows. if you think election politics can get strange in the u.s.. take a look at this scene from ukraine. that is chewbacca from star wars getting arrested in ukraine yesterday. why? because he was campaigning for darth vader on election day. and it's not the darth vader part that is the problem. it's ukrainian law forbids campaigning on election day. there was even a monument unvailed in his honor.
>> that is too wile wild -- too wild. okay. there you go. let's get you moving. let the force be with you this morning. >> i need a little bit of the force. a little more coffee. something. >> try it all. [ laughter ] good morning everybody. we are starting with 280. steve has been talking about the low clouds and the fog in san jose. we see some of it. let's go right to it. northbound 280 traffic will be busy as you drive up to the commute there. you can see a little bit of misty fog. westbound 580 as you drive from altamont past area all the way to dublin. that is solid as you drive to 680 and 680 some slow traffic there. it has been very slow. we talked about the south bay. i want to mention. i went a little too far. i want to mention southbound 280 san bruno will be a little slow from daly city all the way
down to san bruno. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. that is backed up for a 20-25 minute delay. 7:16 let's go to steve. i remember misty fog. >> yes. >> all right we do have thick fog out there. and temperatures they are in the 40s and 50s. a little chill in the morning air. it looks like hazy sunshine later on today. tomorrow will increase the clouds. it's looking weaker and weaker with time. we'll see what the morning forecast models show us here. thick morning fog. hazy sunshine. increasing clouds tuesday. maybe some rain as we head into wednesday morning. a couple days away here. 70-60 for san francisco. 92 in 2003 the record high. a few high clouds. there is our system. but there are hints it may split a little bit. the remains of hurricane olaf
trying to entrain themselves but there are signs that might split and head toward southern california. 61 64 and the water temps are holding steady. 40s for some and 60s for others. 46 in fairfield. upper 40s black hawk is in there. and 53 alamo and danville with lafayette holding steady at 50. 25 up in truckee. 52 monterey and also ukiah. sunny today. increasing clouds tomorrow. it looks like this system will give us a lot of cloud cover as we head into possibility of some rain -- i don't know why this says sunday. that is the wrong graphic. it should say tuesday into wednesday. there we go. we do have the low clouds in place. watch the higher clouds stream in here. that will be tomorrow. we will go cloudy to mostly cloudy. where is the rain? a little built in the north
bay. but that looks to be the extent of it. we'll see if that holds. thick morning fog. hazy sun. nice to warm. cool lows. a few high clouds. 60s and 70s and upper 70s to very low 80s. concord 78. walnut creek and danville in there. danville out to oakley. 70s around oakland and berkeley. 60s on the coast. 70s in the city to upper 70s and low 80s on the peninsula. increasing clouds tuesday. if we get any rain it will be wednesday. >> all right. i just heard from a gentleman from colorado watching us. michael guntley a bay area native. >> they are also very warm. the snow has been above 9,000 feet there. which is unusual for them. usually they get snow around this time. el nino maybe. who knows. oracle's open world conference is under way in san
francisco and that could mean a lot of headaches. so in minutes we will talk about the areas you may need to avoid this week. >> plus a teenage girl hit by gunfire. she was sitting in a west sacramento home. hey mom, i could use some basil. oh, sure thing sweetie. life is loving nature. wait, where's the... i can't remember... and a place to grow it in.
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she was hit in a head with a bullet fired outside of her home. police say five shots were fired into the home saturday night as the girl was sitting on her grandmother's couch watching tv. family members say 13-year-old alaza an eighth grader at river banks school in west sacramento was hit by those shots. a family is pleading for witnesses to come forward with information. >> you can remain anonymous, i don't care. we need to find out who did this to my niece. 13 years old. an old lady lives here and a 13- year-old. why? >> investigators have talked to people living in the area but they have very little information to go on. they are not sure whether the shooter was on foot or in the car. they also don't know why this particular house may have been targeted. a paraglider was hospitalized after an accident in milpitas. a 27-year-old woman was 100
feet in the air when she slammed into a hillside. rescuers were able to take her out to a medevac helicopter are she was flown to stanford university hospital. >> the paraglider popped up into the sky. >> witnesses say she hit the mountain first with her face. so it could have been far worse. no loss of consciousness. she is very lucky. >> we are willing to accept the risk because of how magical it is but it's not a common occurrence. >> reporter: they do respond to a half dozen paragliding and hang gliding accidents every year. a beloved family dog is back at home with its owners in colorado. it was lost in the wilderness for two months. we're talking about hank the australian shepard mix. disappeared during a trip to a
family cabin in wyoming. the owners tiffany and travis here they searched for hours but they couldn't find him. and as the weeks went by, they basically gave up hope that hank was still alive. they even got a new puppy for themselves. but then a phone call came and found out hank was found alive. >> the truck pulls up and his head is poking out the window. it was just -- i don't know, surreal. i didn't think i would see him again. >> look at hank. hank was found walking along a freeway in wyoming. it was a microchip that ultimately linked him back to his family. after his return, he was taken to the vet and the groomers. he looks pretty good. lost about 20 pounds but otherwise he is in great shape. 7:25. if you eat bacon or sausage for breakfast, you may want to consider our next story.
>> and a series of gas leaks and water main breaks has people working and searching for answers. >> good morning. we are looking at the sunol grade and so far that looks good. 680 nearby is not that great. we'll tell you what it looks like in the trivalley coming up. >> very foggy out there. maybe even a little drizzle, mist. sal touched on that. after that it looks okay today. system on the way for wednesday. we'll see if it brings us any rain.
7:29. starting your morning off with a live look at san francisco and ashbury district. this is where a recent gas line break. in a couple minutes we will bring back brian flores and see what city leaders are planning to address the issue today. good morning to you. i saw you playing air guitar. >> i got to get the title. jimmy hendrix music. i know that for sure. we'll talk about that as well. >> it looks good. let's see if we can't get you out the door the right way. >> you got me on that one. >> it was a perfect setting. red eyes. there you go. perfect setting for them. >> we have fog. a couple reports coming in at
kenwood. first of all though after wednesday it looks good as we head toward the halloween weekend. mostly clear. temperatures look to be not too bad. in fact, above average. it's tomorrow into wednesday we have to wonder what is going on and that is the system right there. although it's going to split. i'm just not really right there. deal with it tomorrow. 40s and 50s on your temps. temperatures are pretty close here. the fog has stopped some of these from dropping even farther. thick morning fog. ohio city sun. maybe a few high clouds. 60s and 70s around the bay. upper 70s and low 80s inland. you had an issue last tile sal. is that still there? >> yeah we have a couple issues, steve. they haven't been super major crashes but they have been there causing slow traffic. we will start and take a look at some of these commutes. and obviously you will see some slow traffic in the heart of it. let's take a look at the beginning of this drive. you can see 280 in san jose and
westbound bay bridge are the busiest commutes. starting off with westbound bay bridge. that is starting off with a 25- 30 minute delay. getting to that spot will take you awhile. also looking at the peninsula we mentioned traffic will be busy on southbound 101 -- southbound 280 out of daly city because of an earlier accident in san bruno. also looking at traffic on 580. that looks better than 880. i put the arrow there. look at all the green. you might want to take advantage of that. i want to mention another live picture. that is northbound 280 on the right. foggy and misty there. a san francisco construction project has turn into a mess.
several gas and water main leaks has one san francisco supervisor demanding answers now. brian flores is live in san francisco now to tell us who is is blaming who for the problems. good morning brian. >> reporter: caught in the middle are the business owners and residents that live and work along haight street. supervisor london breed will hold a press conference scheduled at 10:00 this morning. searching for answers on how the construction continued after these repeated accidents. there have been five natural gas leaks and two sink holes associated with the construction project on hate street. one of the most recent leaks happened on october 6th on haight between masonic and ashbury. according to the san francisco chronicle, the city has said notices to contractor galadi brothers. anacinery project management saying the work has been unsatisfactory. but there are reports that they
have requested thiazinnery be remove -- that synergy be removed from the project. dave, back to you. >> all right brian flores in san francisco. thank you. time is 7:33. the three drifters accuse in the killing of a hiker in marin county and a backpacker in san francisco they are due back in court today. they will be assigned lawyers. the third suspect morrison lampley he has a lawyer. the three are expected to be arraigned on murder charges. prosecutors accuse them of
shooting and killing ah tree carey in golden gate park and 67-year-old steve carter on a hiking trail near fairfax earlier this month. court documents allege that lampley fired the gun in both cases. novato market was evacuated after a man threw a bag of what turned out to be paint, rubbing alcohol, and human waste inside the store. the man tossed the bag toward the meat counter at 6:00 last night and ran away. a hazmat crew was called in to examine the bag. customers and employees were evacuated. >> no exposures to it. no one was flashed with the liquid. no one was transported or treated at the scene >> a man who says he has connections to a store worker says the incident may have been an act of revenge. police are look into that report. stunningly clear
surveillance video we're about to show you should help san francisco police as they look for a man -- this is that video. the man uses something to shatter the glass front door. watch as he walks inside and starts to wonder around the office. in the end he ends up stealing several laptops. if you recognize the man this this video, you're asked to call san francisco police. time is 7:35. the oracle open world conference is under way in san francisco. thousands of people are here in the bay area for the event and that could cause a lot of traffic problems in the area. ktvu fox 2 alex savidge is here now. you say even people this town for this conference know it's a big moneymaker for businesses in san francisco allie. >> reporter: yes. the big international conferences usually are but it does come with headaches. mainly traffic headaches for people who live and work in the area. and this is an example.
we are on third street near howard and the entire block howard from third to fourth is shut down to traffic. that is because they've got everything set up here for this oracle open world conference. it looks like there are multiple sound stages and tents set up in the middle of the street and it looks like they are getting ready for a conference. there will be a concert associated with this event not here. we'll tell you about that in a second. i should also mention taylor street will also be closed for the week while this conference goes on. it is expected to bring in tens of thousands of attendees. as many as 60,000 by some accounts. from 150 different countries. this is video from last year. during the oracle open world conference there will be sessions and demos going on in 18 different locations. conference attendees says even though there is a problem with traffic, it also brings
economical benefits to the city. >> reporter: how much money do you spend a day? the road closures impact not just vehicles but also cyclists and people taking public transit. there are detours. they will have to turn north at second street and use market to continue west. or they also have the option of walking their bike across howard. and in addition to that, more than a dozen muni lines will be detoured by this conference. you can also expect extra traffic near treasure island later this week. that is because the oracle open world conference wraps up with a concert by elton john and beck. so prepare for extra traffic, give yourself a little extra time if you will be anywhere around here in the city or treasure island later this
week. back to you guys. >> heads up. everything is huge with that event. there will be a ground breaking on something at the ucsf children's hospital in oakland. it will be the second out patient center at the hospital. you may remember last week an 80-year-old house was moved from the site to make room for that project. governor jerry brown will be at the ground breaking today. the construction of the out patient center is the first step in a ten year expansion project. ucsf says this will include rebuilding and modernizing the hospital to make the facilities better for children and their families. new this morning the main campus of the university of mississippi has stopped flying the state flag. the flag includes the confederate battle and it's seen as a reminder for slavery and segregation. in 1962 the school of ole miss shows its difficult attempts.
that sparked a riot that left two people dead and more than 200 people injured. time is 7:38. vice president joe biden made a big concession as for why he will not run for president. >> first yet another flaw detected in the new bay bridge. next what experts say this could mean for the long-term safety of that bridge. >> good morning. we are looking at people who are heading over to marin. watching them on 580 and there is a big backup here. it looks like it's not doing very well at all. >> lots of fog out there. up above it will be nice but we have to get there first. we'll talk about the morning fog and what is in store for the middle of the week.
welcome back to mornings on 2. new this morning from hong kong a high speed ferry crashed into something in water and more than 120 people were hurt. the ferry was going from mccow to hong kong when it crashed. investigators don't know what the ship hit in the water. all they are saying it was an unidentified object. you can see some of the injured here. the ferry lost power after that crash but authorities say it is not in danger of sinking. more concerns this morning about cracked rods on the bay bridge. according to the san francisco chronicle new documents revealed more tiny cracks in the rods throughout the eastern span. experts speer viewed by the chronicle says it could mean the rods could fail over time.
he doesn't think the microcrack sang issue but says the agency could do further testing of the rods. hopefully the owner of a 1978 ferrari has pretty good insurance because last night the car burst into flames at a gas station. the contra costa times says the car caught fire as the owner was gassing up. a gas station worker shut down the pumps. everybody ran away. that is when the car for some reason rolled away from the gas pumps. the ferrari it looks like the one they showed on the tv show magnum pi. it was badly burned. that road had to be shut down for more than an hour but no, ma'am onerous hurt. chp broke up an illegal side show. police on patrol in rodeo they saw several cars spinning their tires and doing doughnuts in a parking lot near franklin canyon road. 17 of those cars were impounded
and the drivers were cited. >> cleanup efforts under way along mexico's pacific coast. the massive storm that struck mexico left thousands of homes destroyed as well as wide spread flooding. at least six people died. while patricia was some of the strongest storms ever measured in the pacific, it could have been a lot worse. it was broken up by the countries high mountains which limited its power. president obama has offered aid to mexico. texas is starting to dry out after days of storms caused flooding in parts of the state. roads have reopened in austin and flooded bayous around houston. in san antonio a man swept away by the floods was found safe. the man was washed out of the waterway and found by a passer by whop called officials. he was taken to the hospital for treatment. those high protein diets are really popular but if you are on one you need to pay attention and hear about a
study. pam cook is here to tell us about the results of eating meat. >> reporter: this new study reignites the debate over a meat based diet. there is a link between processed meat imparticular such as hot dogs and ham and cancer. the international agency for research on cancer puts processed meat in its group one list which also includes tobacco, asbestos and diesel fumes. it doesn't mean that eating certain meat is as dangerous as smoking. but that there is sufficient evidence showing there is a strong link and the more processed meat imparticular you eat the higher risk of getting cancer. the research also shows eating red meat which includes beef, lam, and pork was classified in this new study as a possible carcinogen. if the cancer link with red meat is confirmed, diets rich in red meats could be
responsible for $50,000 deaths a year around the world. the-- 50,000 deaths a year around the world. these are very fast moving cancers so a lot of the high protein diets are very popular. people keep an eye eye on their cholesterol or people with high histories of cholesterol don't go on these high protein diets. >> pam, thank you. 7:46. let's see if we can't get you out the door. >> sal is watching everything. how is the toll plaza and everything else look? >> it will be slow in many areas. there are no major problems but we do have slow traffic in the north bay. we will start there. southbound 101 at petaluma boulevard there is a motorcycle accident that has turned into a fatal crash. they are doing an investigation. we also have a lot of slow traffic getting into marin from
the richmond bridge. people from the east bay going over to marin and novato down to central san rafael. someone asked me why are all the people from the east bay coming to marin? your guess is as good as mine. i'm sure a lot of people work there but that commute has become really big getting over that richmond bridge. and your suggestions or whatever you think is going on, go ahead and hit me up on twitter. westbound 85 if you notice on the map is slow from hercules heading on down to the richmond bridge area. now let's go to live pictures. we can go to the toll plaza. that is backed up to the maccarthur maze. and we see slow traffic this morning as you drive on 280 in san jose. let's move along to steve now. and 280 barely see it there. it's a good time to bring steve in. look at all of that thick fog. i see that. i did not know that.
>> yeah there is a lot of people going into marin. a lot of people live in the east bay and work there. there is probably something else going on to. if you have a suggestion, let me know. >> i'm sure they will do that. >> we do have a lot of fog up above. it looks pretty good. but right down on the deck it's gotten thicker and thicker. it will be sunny today. maybe a few high clouds later on but over all it's that fog that is right there making a big issue. it's up there in the north bay and south bay. thick fog. fog for some. hazy and mild. this is morgan hill. good morning from above the fog. you can see it there and also my good friend thomas smith. fog on the deck. maybe a quarter mile visibility. so there is areas getting to that time of year. some on the coast bay and inland. our system is on the way but it looks like it's really stretching out. i think light rain for the
north bay on wednesday but that will probably be it. we'll deal with this on tuesday and early wednesday. 40s and 50s for most. 46 fairfield. so there are a few cool readings there. saratoga is in there. morgan hill as well. santa cruz has dipped to 51 as well. high clouds are on the way. more likely over night into tomorrow. thick morning fog. hazy sun. nice to mild to warm. 60s and 70s and 80s on your temps. clearlake one of the warmer at 83. 77 martinez to low 80s around antioch and brentwood and livermore and pleasanton. it will be close for others. cupertino 80 degrees. 60s on the coast. 70s low to mid and upper in the peninsula. cloudy tomorrow and cloudy on wednesday. again it's looking weaker and weaker with time for any rain there. clear it out thursday and friday and saturday.
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the president of ireland is in the bay area as part of his tour of the west coast. will speak to uc berkeley students about global hunger and wednesday he plans to honor the six people killed in a balcony collapse. right near the uc berkeley campus. five of these people were students from ireland. president chicagoens will meet those who helped. and they are still out there looking for more weapons. search warrants have also been issued for the mans farm, his father's home, and a liquor store they owned together. officials believe most of the
guns were stolen. meantime new york senator chuck schumer is pushing for tougher gun control laws and he's actually getting help from his famous cousin actress amy schumer. yesterday they teamed up talking about their proposals. they want to expand background checks and close up loopholes that let people buy guns online or at gun shows. back in july you may remember during a showing of amy schumer's movie train wreck, a man in a louisiana movie theater killed two people and wounded nine others. >> we acknowledge there is a right in the second amendment to bare arms. we accept it. but no amendment is absolute. >> 60 votes are needed to pass this bill. and so far senator schumer says he got the support of 40 other senators. sort of an unusual weekend at movie theaters across the country as top three movies were hold overs from last
weekend. >> let's pretend this stapler is the hermys and you are. >> teddy the director of nasa. >> the martian was number one again. goose bumps which is based on the 1990 book series was number two. one of the biggest disappointment was steve jobs. it opened in seventh and earned a little more than $7 million despite strong reviews. time for basketball we're just one day away from the start of the new nba season. tomorrow night the defending champion golden state warriors hoststh new orleans pelicans. yeah i want to be steph curry. the pelicans are coached by alvin gentry. there will be a pregame
ceremony. the players will get their championship rings and the warriors will unvail the championship banner. tickets still available through the warriors website. oh yeah, watch this. wait for it. splash. >> gasia, he turns away and there ising to but net. the warriors star steph curry starring in a new commercial for apple. this is a big departure for now they are using sports and movie stars including steph curry, jamie fox, john travolta and others. the popular streaming service pandora could be seeing financial trouble. at 8:00 we will tell you the reason the oakland based company saw its shares drop more than 35% in value. >> we are still following
developments of a deadly earthquake in afghanistan. they felt this in pakistan and india as well. we have the details of the death toll and also we will show you the damage. >> and we're getting word of a new crash in solano county. we're also looking at the south bay commute. so from top to bottom the bay area commute is getting slow right here in the south bay. you can see 237 is slowing down. >> there is a lot of fog but all of a sudden it might disappear. if it hasn't, it's pretty thick.
and we say good morning to you. thank you for joining us. it's monday, october 26th i'm dave clark. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. and at 8:00 let's get you out the door starting with our weather. coming up a nice, warm, mild weekend and changes way ahead. >> maybe wednesday. today it's fog. a lot of fog out there. very thick for some. although it dances around. sal will touch on that as well. even a little mist and drizzle out there. but we do have low clouds around. the fog. and like that it can disappear. that's what happened in blossom hill. our observer tom smith said foggy quarter mile visibility. he tweeted me back and said gone. fog has lifted on blossom hill. 8:00, 9:00 things start to lift. we are waiting on this system. it's looking weaker and weaker with time to me. 40s and 50s. a little cool on the lows here.
the fog if you are stuck that can be down right chilly. thick morning fog hazy sun. could be a few light clouds. and very low 80s. here is sal. 8:01. what do you have for us, sir? this monday morning hasn't been the greatest. we have a motorcycle crash. we will start with that at southbound 101. that crash has been in the lanes for a bit. it's a fatal accident so traffic will be backing up into roanoke park. somewhat nearby the same part of the bay. southbound 80 at solano accident there is a traffic accident. north part of the bay area i should say is not doing all that well as we move the maps a little bit. you can see marin county slow and 80 westbound as you drive from richmond down to the best of my recollectionly area. 580 has been solid.
so this monday you are not seeing a lot of brakes. 85 and 280 is very slow. if you drive on the freeways and it's always slow, this morning is no different. we can go to the bay bridge toll plaza for a live picture and it's backed up for a 25-30 minute delay. san mateo bridge just checking in with that span. you can see traffic there on the san mateo bridge is slow. there we go. and slow and it's moving off to a -- looking like it's driving off into a cloud. we are checking with sfo to see if there are delays for flights today. it usually is. 8:02 let's go back to the desk. developing news as we get new numbers on the death toll in the wake of that powerful earthquake that rocked south asia. now we are learning 180 people are confirmed dead. >> it was big. it was centered in northern afghanistan. ktvu fox 2 alex savidge is here with us now. what is the latest? >> reporter: good morning to
both of you. officials are assessing the damage and trying to get information especially from remote regions. it's the rescue effort gets under way this morning, the region is still shaking. there have been a couple significant after shocks since the major quake. and the death toll continues to rise as they get reports coming in from remote areas. we want to show you video. this is a major scene inside a hospital. doctors are treating hundreds of people who have been hurt in this quake. the latest initials we have officials in pakistan say 147 people have been killed in that country along with at least 600 others who were injured and in afghanistan officials say at least 33 people were killed in that country. and in one very tragic case 12 students at a girls school they were all killed during a stampede that broke out as a response to the earthquake. everyone was trying to escape a shaking building and 12 girls
were killed in that stampede. the u.s. geological survey says this was 7.5 magnitude quake. it was 160 miles north of kabul. the quake struck at 2:00 in the afternoon on monday and sent people pouring into the streets. >> we felt the earthquake. we tried to get out of the house. it was very big. the wall was destroyed. >> reporter: and the quake has also cut power in many areas in those particular countries. afghanistan, pakistan, and parts of india. that has made it difficult for officials to accurately assess the damage. especially in remote regions. now the usgs issued an orange alert. and that means significant casualties are likely from the earthquake and the damage is potentially wide spread. but there is a bit of a silverlining if you want to call it that. at least one official says the
quake has not caused massive destruction and that is because of the fact that the epicenter of this quake was so deep. it was about 130 miles below ground. so that may have been the saving grace. many more people potentially could have been killed. >> yeah you think of what could have been. alex, thank you. time is 8:05. the ground keeps shaking in san ramon. you can see in the last 24 hour there is have been four small quakes in that san ramon valley area. the latest 2:48 this morning. it was a magnitude 2.6. over the past few weeks more than 200 small quakes have been reported in that area and it may continue. experts are blaming the calveras fault as it releases tension. san jose police are look into the motive of a friday night killing of a bay area realtor. mike was out celebrating a birthday with friends. they ended up at lou's beer
club and they were waiting on a ride home when there were gunshots. he died on the pavement. there was no fight and he wasn't robbed. a friend who was not there that night says he was the kind of person who was friends with everyone. >> very, very compassionate guy. very happy. very out going. built relationships very, very fast because he was that kind of person who was very infectious. the positive thing was we have so many good memories because he was that good of a person. >> people have been putting candles and butterflies outside the restaurant where arsaga died. we are getting new information about an oakland man suspected of a deadly shooting in livermore saturday night. east also wanted in connection -- he's also wanted in connection with homicides in fresno and sacramento. police from livermore and oakland surrounded the home of the suspect at center and
eighth street for several hours. the same bmw spotted at the shooting scene in livermore it was parked behind that house. when the stand off was over, the suspect was not inside. investigators did release this photo. brown is suspected of shooting at a car with two people inside at the cvs store in livermore. a man in his 20s died. another man this his 20s was injured. investigators still want to talk to him about a possible motive. police plan to give us more information about the shooting later this morning. in the meantime police say if you happen to see brown, consider him armed and dangerous and call 911. a novato market was evacuated after a man threw a bag of what turned out to be paint, rubbing alcohol, and human waste into the store.
the man threw the bag toward the meat counter at 6:00 and ran off. >> no exposures to it. no one was flashed with the liquid. there were no inhalation injuries. no one was transported or treated at the scene. >> a man with connections to a store worker tells us the incident may have been an act of revenge by a man who was caught shoplifting at the market the day before. novato fire officials say police are looking into that report. time is 8:08. firefighters in san jose are expected to go back to an area where there was a brush fire early this morning. >> it burned through several acres. ktvu fox 2 janine de la vega is live there now. you have been there all morning. tell us about the area that is effected here. >> reporter: we are right on santa theresa boulevard. now that it's light outside, you can kind of get a feel
feel for what it looks like. you can see the blackened ridge there in the distance. firefighters are expected to come out here once all the fog lifts so they can take a look at what burned. here's video we took earlier where you can see the two lines of fire burning on the southern ridge. it started just after 3:00 this morning. san jose fire and cal fire worked quickly to contain the flame. when they arrived two acres of grass had already burned. they called in a lot of resources. 65 firefighters and a bulldozer. fire officials were able to get it under control. it never reached any homes though. >> so we reminded our crews to be cognizant. to look for any live wires on the ground. at this point it doesn't appear to be any involvement of the high tension lines but the origin of cause will take
daylight to figure out. >> reporter: and as you heard fire officials don't know the cause of the fire. the area is wild land so they do not know if it was -- there may be trails in that area but a place where no one should have been over night. santa theresa boulevard was closed earlier but it's been back open for the last couple of hours. >> janine, thank you. time is 8:10. we are following a developing story in canada. that is where at least five people have died because of a whale watching boat capsized. one person is still missing this morning. a lot of the survivors were treated and released. canada's transportation safety board is investigating what happened. a woman accused of driving a car into a crowd of people at oklahoma state university home coming parade is due in court today. four people were killed
including a two-year-old little boy, 47 others were hurt in that crash on saturday. the driver 25-year-old adasha chambers was arrested on suspicion of dui. her attorney says she was mentally ill and was not drinking during the crash. a few weeks ago we introduced you to an oakland man that turned 117 years ago. he is meeting with the mayor of oakland and the chief executive officer for kaiser perm menta. >> there was more than the usual mud slinging on the campaign trail. why one republican candidate says hillary clinton was right. >> good morning. we are looking at the south bay commute and 237, 101, 85 all those freeways are very slow
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super pack and he criticized clinton's record when it cams to gay marriage. meantime donald trump is not leading the polls in iowa. ben carson took a 9% lead over trump in the latest iowa poll. perhaps in response trump attacked carson's religion. >> i'm presbyterian. that is down the middle of the road folks in all fairness pip mean seventh dayed a venators i don't know about. >> i really refuse to get into the mud bit. you know hillary was right when she said that republicans are there trying to destroy each other. >> there is a new ap poll out saying republicans are their best bet when it comes to general election. another republican presidential candidate chris christie is apologizing. he was riding in a designated quiet car when passengers
complained he was talking too loud on his cell phone. the train crew told him hang up the phone or move to another car. a spokeswoman says the governor didn't realize he was in the designated quiet car. he apologized. he moved to the cafe car and kept making phone calls. governor christie was going back to new jersey from washington where he appeared on one of the sunday talk shows. vice president joe biden opened up about his decision not to run for president of the united states. >> is it that you think you couldn't win or that you didn't want to run? >> couldn't win. ly be very blunt. if i thought we could have put together the campaign that our supporters deserve and contributors deserved, i would have gone out and done it. >> that is vice president joe biden speaking on cvs 60 minutes. he says it took him and his family a long time to make the decision because they are still grieving his sons beau's
death. president obama says students in public schools spend way too much time taking standardized tests. >> when i look back on the great teachers who shape my life, what i remember isn't the way they prepared me to take a standardized test, what i remember is the way they taught me to believe in myself, to be curious about the world. >> the president says testing should not take up more than 2% of class time. there was a recent study that found students spend up to 25 hours a year taking standardized tests. new this morning the main campus of the university of mississippi has stopped flying the state flag. the flag includes the confederate battle ohm plum.
time is 8:17. let's go to sal. you are dealing with traffic problems, fog, what are you watching right now? >> we are looking at all the things coming in. it sounds like there is a new crash on the santa cruz mountains. let's start off in the north bay. southbound 101 at petaluma boulevard. they are clearing a fatal motorcycle accident. we also have a crash in vallejo west 80. we had a crash northbound 680 approaching the benicia bridge. and a lot of slow traffic here. we also have solid traffic from livermore to dublin and on 680 from dublin as you head down toward pleasanton. i want to mention traffic will be busy at the bay bridge of course it's backed up all the way out to the maccarthur maze with no major problems.
if you are driving on 280 in san jose, this is the sunol grade. the traffic is moving along well. i'm reading this right off the screen here because it sounds like we have a new crash. northbound 17 near redwood estates coming down to the bottom of the hill. that is already slow on a monday. now it will be slower. 8:19 let's go to steve. thank you, sir. fog is a big story this morning. by the way i'm having computer issues so i can't respond to you on twitter. facebook is still good. all the pictures coming in have been about fog, fog, fog. benicia you name it. san jose city college and sabrina here. it's misty moraga this morning. [ laughter ] that is a good film. >> ha is a good one. it's misty and drizzly and foggy for everywhere.
we have a lot of that fog but it will lift. and then we will focus our attention on this system. will it bring us rain? maybe a little bit to the north. 40s and 50s on the temps. novato 51. 48 fairfield. 52 livermore and brentwood. 58 to 60 around berkeley and oakland. a lot of that low cloud deck holding some up. a few locations in the 40s and low 40s to the north. sunny today after the fog burns off. increasing clouds tomorrow and it looks like maybe some rain in the north bay on wednesday morning. but i don't think it will amount to too much. thick morning fog and hazy sun. it's nice up above. 60s and 70s to near 80 degrees. these are running above average for this time of year. san francisco is close. there is still above. it's the inland temps they are running anywhere from 7-8 degrees above. we haven't ended that trend yet. even though the lows are cooler. >> so we get an extra hour of sleep.
>> we get an extra hour of sleep. and on this shift, you almost cherish it. increasing clouds tuesday and wednesday. after that we are all right. breezy and warmer. >> thank you, steve. time is 8:21. if you love bacon or salami or hot dogs this story is for dave and you. coming up at 8:30 we will break down a new study that suggests there is a link between cancer and those processed meats. >> it could be a sign people are spending more money this holiday season already. what fedex told investors about its shipping season.
taking a live look at stocks. it's early in the session. the dow is down by 30 points. certainly this will change as the morning continues. new home sales fell sharply last month. new home sales dropped more than 11% last month. that put sales at the slowest pace since december. it's a signal higher prices are combining to pull the market down. sales have new homes are still up more than 17% since the first of the year. alabamaer is apparently -- uber is apparently increasing in value again. the san francisco based ride sharing service plans to raise another $1 billion in new investment money. investors are looking into value somewhere between $60-70
billion. the money will be used to expand into new international markets. possibly including china. uber will be adding services such as delivering products and a courier service. that seattle credit card payment processing system that was paying its workers a high minimum salary apparently its doing just fine. the revenue for the company is growing twice as fast and before and profits have doubled since the companies announced all employees would be paid $70,000 in the next three years. the company has even hired ten new workers to handle all the business. and the ceo has invested another $3 million in the company. market watch says in order to do that he emptied his retirement accounts, he sold all of his stocks, and took out mortgages on two homes. if you think u.s. airlines made big cuts to economy class
service, wait in you hear what american airlines is going to do. it will offer no thrills tickets starting next year. the pricing will come with very, very basic services including less in the way of seat selection and no snacks. >> no? >> none. american is following in the footsteps of delta that it causes bassic surgery. fedex expects holiday shipments to be way up. a projected 317 million shipments will be made between black friday and christmas eve. that is up almost 12.5% from last year. now the day fedex says it's adding 55,000 employees. they will expand operations to meet the demands for the holiday. investors will be keeping an eye on pandora today. shares of that oakland based company fell from 35% to $12. that is the lowest it has been in two years.
the company reported a third quarter loss of $85 million. some investors may be worried about pandora's ability to compete with other music streaming services such as apple and spotify. another deadline reportedly missed. this time we are talking about california's high speed rail really line. next what the l.a. times says is caught the delay. >> expect the traffic to be more congested than usual in san francisco this week. the oracle open world conference is bringing tens of thousands of people into the city. we'll have a look at some of the road closures for drivers and detours. >> and we're live in the haight where recent gas leaks and water main breaks is causing concerns for people living and working here. >> we have a lot of traffic problems out there. santa cruz mountains, vallejo, golden gate bridge looks good but once you get into san francisco there is slow traffic there as well.
you've got to bust a move. >> yeah you do. >> you see the fog outside our window. live pictures out there in san francisco. a lot offing to. and steve has been talking about it all morning. >> yeah it is a foggy start to the monday. here we are the last week of october. at 8:30 let's go ahead and check weather and traffic for you. starting with steve. feels about right. >> very foggy. >> is this about right for this time of year? >> temperatures? >> yes. >> the lows are close, the
highs are above. expect for may, every month for the last 16 months i think april was normal, may was cool. every other month has been above. we're just too warm here. some locations are a little chilly on the morning lows. we could use a cold front. we'll have front on wednesday but i don't know if there will be much left of it. thick fog sunny for some already. mostly sunny. kind of hazy and mild. we have a few high clouds rolling in. san francisco 70s and 60. if we don't get any rain on wednesday, san francisco will have another october without any rain. there was a little low that gave some rain about three weeks ago so some out to the east. wide spread no. 68 and 63. sunny today after the fog. a lot out here but it might be splitting or lifting authority. increasing clouds on the way for tuesday and tackle that as far as rain goes. 40s and 50s on your temps. a little chill for some. especially up to the north.
upper 40s windsor. close for petaluma as well. even bodega bay down to 53. over all tomorrow we will see changes with the way the higher clouds come in. today it's all about the fog and sunshine. nice to mild to warm. temperatures are running above average. all right sal you've been busy here. that fog all over the place along with other issues. it's not really helping. we've had slow traffic all over the place. some people are being held up at vallejo. as we move to the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see traffic is backed up for a 25-30 minute delay as you drive into san francisco. from roanoke park to petaluma southbound 101 is a mess because of a crash. they are clearing pet lieu mall boulevard and traffic will be very slow. we mentioned vallejo. that crash is in the clearing
stages. 80 is very slow. as we look at 580 quietly this has become a really terrible commute. livermore to dublin. we haven't had any crashes here. look at that slow traffic on the sensors. not only on 580 west but on 680 south. 8:33 let's go back to the desk. the 2015 oracle opened world conferences under way in san francisco. you've got thousands of people from all over the world going to the moscone center. >> allie rasmus says it effects a lot more than the people attending open world. >> reporter: manage to give yourself extra time if you are driving or cycling through the city. this is one of the road closures behind me. you can see they have sound stages set up, tents, fancy lighting. it looks like they are getting ready for a concert. this conference is expected to bring in tens of thousands of
attendees. as many as 60,000. from 150 different countries. this is video of the area during the conference last year. during the oracle open world conference there will be sessions and demos going on. 18 different locations around the area. and with the influx of people coming into town, there is an inconvenience but also an economic benefit as well. one of the conference attendees told us how much he will end up spending to be here. >> i think between the hotels you are looking at $800 to $900. ? >> reporter: we had a chance to ask uber driver if a conference this big is a boom to his business. >> it's bringing a lot of business. that is true. >> reporter: how much more work do you expect to get this week? >> 50 persons more. >> reporter: now the road closures impact not just vehicles, but also cyclists and people taking public transit. there are bicycle detours for cyclists traveling westbound.
they will have to turn north at second street and use market to go west. or they have the option of walking their bike across howard. more than a dozen muni lines will be detoured by the conference. and you can expect extra traffic over by treasure island later in the week. and that is after the conference wraps up with a conference with elton onand beck. allie rasmus ktvu fox 2 news. 8:35 now. a construction project in haight street has turned into a bit of a mess. a series of water leaks and watter main breaks has one san francisco supervisor looking is for help. >> reporter: caught in the middle are the residents anomer channels eluent haight street. later this morning supervisor london breed will hold a conference scheduled at 10:00 this morning. searching for answers on how
the construction continued after the repeated accidents. there have been five natural gas leaks and two sink holes associated with construction project on haight street and some merchants and residents had to be evacuated. one of the more recent leaks happened on october 6th on haight between masonic and ashbury. a construction crew broke through a one inch gas line. the city has sent notices to contractor giladi brothers and synergy project management saying the work has been unsatisfactory. the contractor has in friday to outline a plan to remedy some of the issues but speaking with the manager of a business here along the haight, the accidents have had an effect on business. >> sale wise i guess sales are down right now. there is definitely you know when the trucks are parked out here, they are parked over night. they are taking up parking
spaces. you know blocking off sections. entire blocks almost. making it hard for people to come to this neighborhood to park and shop. >> reporter: it has become a blame game on who is responsible for these accidents. pg&e blames the construction companies for using heavier equipment instead of hand digging while the contractors are blaming the utility for providing out dated maps and blueprints to where the gas lines are located. you're taking a looks at the market where the press conference is scheduled to take place at 10:00 this morning. the other issue this causes is traffic. pretty quiet now as you know this is a pretty heavily traveled street. because of the delays and construction and accident if you will, the paper is reporting that construction could be completed now the early part of 2017. >> thank you. time is 8:37. the three drifters accused in the killings of a hiker in marin county and backpacker in san francisco they are due back in court this morning.
today shawn angold and lyla alligood will be assigned lawyers. these suspect loss be arraigned on murder charges. they shot and killed 23-year- old audrey carey in golden gate park and steve carter on a hiking trail in fairfax. court documents accuse lampley of firing the gun in both cases. five people were killed after an suv collided with another car head on. the driver and three passengers of the suv died at the scene on highway 120 saturday night. another passenger a 50-year-old woman from sarah sew georgia suffered -- from saratoga suffered major injuries. officials are looking into whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. time is 8:38. a paraglider was hospitalized after a bad accident over the
weekend. a 27-year-old woman was 100 feet in the air when she slammed into that hillside. it happened sunday afternoon just above a rocky ridge in ed levin county park. rescuers were able to hike her out to a medevac helicopter which flew her to stanford medical center to be treated for serious injuries. emergency responders say she is lucky to be alive. >> the paraglider popped up in the sky so the pilot was launched prematurely. >> witnesses say she hit the mountain first with her face so it could have been far worse. >> it's not a common occurrence. >> a park ranger supervisor say they respond to a half dozen paragliding and hang gliding accidents every year. chp broke up an illegal side show in contra costa
county. they spotted several cars spinning tires and doing doughnuts in a parking lot near franklin canyon road. 17 of those cars were impounded. the drivers were cited. a 13-year-old girl from west sacramento is on life support after being struck in the head from a bullet that was fired outside her house. five shots were fired into that home saturday night as she sat on her grandmothers couch watching television. 13-year-old alaza valdez is an eighth grader in sacramento. the family is pleading for witnesses to come forward with information. >> you can remaniples, i don't care -- you can remain anonymous, i don't care. we need to find out who did this to my niece. >> investigators have talked to people who live in the area but say they have little information to go on. they say they are not sure whether the shooter was on foot or in a car. and it's not clear at all why that house was targeted. time is 8:40.
the president of ireland is right here in the bay area this week. it's part of his west coast tour. today president michael higgins will address uc berkeley students and talk about global hunger. and on wednesday he will honor the six people killed in that berkeley balcony collapse. five of those people were students from ireland. president higgins is expected to personally meet with the first responders that helped them in the aftermath. later he will go to silicon valley. he will tour the headquarters of google. a high feed ferry crashes into something in the water injuring more than 120 people. the ferry was traveling from macow to hong kong when it hit something and crashed. the ferry lost power after the collision but authorities say it's not in any danger of sinking. more concerns about cracked rods on the bay bridge. according to the san francisco
chronicle new documents reveal more tiny cracks in the rods all over the new eastern span. experts interviewed by the chronicle says the cracks mean the rods could fail over time. the caltrans engineer doesn't believe the cracking is an issue but caltrans should conduct more tests on the rods. it looks like the high speed rail project will likely miss its 2022 deadline and go over its $68 billion budget. the los angeles time reports state leaders under estimated the projects challenges. particularly boring 36 miles of tunnels in the mountains north of los angeles. the california high speed rail authority is ahead of schedule. wonderful story. an oakland man who recently turned 117 years old may be the oldest man in america received a belated and much needed present this morning. a new bed.
on mornings on 2 we first shire shared the store -- we first shared the story of andrew hatch. he celebrate the his 117th birthday. that day we learned mr. hatch needed a bed that would turn him over to prevent bed sores. yesterday he receive the that special bed thanks to kaiser. and this morning the ceo bernard tyson and oakland mayor libby schaaf went to the home to visit mr. hatch and visit him and make sure the bed is doing okay. and there is mr. hatch's daughter there. she was just overwhelmed by this gesture. >> this bed means the continuation of my father's long life. and that is priceless. and i am so grateful. >> that was his daughter there. the ceo of kaiser bernard tyson says that bed is a state of the art bed. it cost about $10,000 but he loved giving that to him because he is an incredible
man. i enjoyed meeting him too. >> it makes such a difference. we will talk about a new study i we both are interested in. why you may think twice before eating bacon or processed meat with your breakfast this morning. bacon and other processed meats could be linked to cancer. >> unsettling discovery that could be linked to what is in hot dogs. >> right now we have a commute that doesn't look all that great either. san mateo bridge getting very heavy out to the foggy peninsula and also looking at some of the other bridges. >> a lot of fog. that is the big story. thick fog thousands morning.
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the drought is affecting at pg&e we've definitely put a focus on helping our agricultural customers through the drought. when they do an energy efficiency project and save that money they feel it right in their pocket book. it's exciting to help a customer with an energy efficiency project because not only are they saving energy but they are saving water. we have a lot of projects at pg&e that can help them with that and that's extremely important while we're in a drought. it's a win for the customer and
it's a win for california. together, we're building a better california. welcome back to mornings on 2. there is new research from the world health organization showing there is a strong link between certain meat and cancer. pam cook is back in the studio to tell us about the results and the reaction. >> this is particularly interesting new information because high protein, high meat diets are very popular right
now. the new study finds there is a link between meat and cancer. most of the risk comes from eating processed meats such as hot dogs and ham. the agency puts processed meat in its group one list which also includes tobacco, asbestos and diesel fumes. researchers points out it doesn't mean it's as dangerous as spoke smoking but there is a strong link between processed meat and cancer. >> it has gathered a large a of evidence and they have examined the information and it does look rather bleak. it looks like these processed foods and meats certainly are
very strongly linked to certain types of cancer. >> the cancers that have been linked to processed meat in this new study includes colon rectal, pancreatic and prostate cancer which are typically very fast moving cancers. as you can imagine the meat industry is also reacting to this report. arguing that meat is part of a balanced diet and environmental and lifestyle factors should be considered when assessing someone's cancer risk. the researchers agree this is a factor to consider. >> and to think about. >> and to think about. >> and you want me to be careful too. >> of course i do. >> thank you, pam. time is 8:49. i have to warn you about this next story. it's about what may be in hot dogs. a company that analyzes what is in food says more than 14% of the hot dogs they tested have problems and 2% of hot dogs contain human dna.
the company is blaming hygiene problems for that. but they also say most large and small companies actually scored well on this analysis. they also say there was nonconnection between test scores and the prices of the 345 brands of hot dogs as well as sausages that they tested. scientists in the uk they have discovered a new illness by lime disease. it was also spread by ticks. it causes the same symptoms like lime disease and scientists are worried people could be misdiagnosed and they might get the wrong treatment. this new illness is so new they haven't even named it yet. time is 8:50. sal has some names for how bad our traffic is this morning. >> yeah but i can't say it on the air. >> don't say it on tv. >> i can say things like lousy and boy that is terrible. >> they are done. >> oh fudge. the traffic is not going to be
good, dave. unfortunately. we do have a lot of slow traffic. starting off with live pictures. no problems on that bridge but there is a big backup getting to it and on 80 as well. we are also looking at the san mateo bridge. like wise for the dumbarton bridge. and in the south bay we have a lot of slow traffic. 280, 101, 85, 17 there was a tree down 17. let's go to steve. >> it reminds me of the line do you solemnly swear? no i don't but i know all the words. [ laughter ] we do have a lot of fog out there. take off your hat. let's get going here. three substantials with dave
and -- three stooges with dave and myself. thick morning fog. hazy sunshine. turning cloudy tuesday and cloudy and cooler and light rain. it's looking less and less like we will get out of this. this is from laura. had really thick fog reported there. there was a bunch. thank you laura for that. lots of sunshine today and then this system works its way in. it looks like there in lies the rub. it will split a little bit. we will get a lot of clouds but very little rain out of it. 40s and 50s on your temps here.
49 saratoga. 53, 54 morgan hill and gilroy. i think santa cruz made it to 51. sunshine after that thick fog burns off. hazy sun. cool lows. a few high clouds later today. the days are getting very short but we are still above average. 70s around the bay and upper 70s to just below 80s. daylight saving ends this weekend. so we'll even be cooler on some of the lows. had a couple 30s in lake county. but mainly yeah a couple. cloudy on tuesday into wednesday if there is any rain it won't be much. thursday and friday and saturday look pretty good. and big changes maybe early november. that looks cold. we'll see. but there are major hints for that. more so than the system on wednesday. yeah i hope so. >> fingers crossed. thank you. time is 8:53.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. the singer known as prince officially joined instagram. prince joined the social networking site. he posted a video saying welcome to princestagram. he posted like this. 88 photos including a few that spelled it out. since then he hasn't posted anything but we will be watching. lionel richy had fun with adel's new single hello.
it's probably because it has the same name as his famous song. >> hello. >> ouch. over the weekend lionel richy posted this clip you see on instagram. it's of lionel singing his version of hello to adel but she hung up on him. before this clip he posted a picture of himself next to adel with the caption that says hello adel is it me you're looking for? adel has not made a comment. comes up in two minutes mornings on 2 the 9. we are still following the earthquake in afghanistan.
a powerful earthquake hits afghanistan. we are following the latest developments as rescue efforts continue across the country. >> and from the battleground to the board room. we hear from two u.s. navy seals that wrote a book about passing their military knowledge on to office managers. >> plus he's the creator of trx suspension workout. we are talking with randy about his new show sweat inc.. >> good morning to you and thank you for joining us for the 9. happy monday as we take a live look right outside our studio. taking a peek at the oakland estuary. a cool gray day and fog. 63 degrees right now. don't worry it will clear up. we will talk more about the period of time, a little bit of rain expected later on in the week as well. good morning. and welcome again i'm gasia mikaelian alongside sal castaneda and mike mibach. >> good