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>> reporter: ridership on trains is down slightly this morning. a day and a half after monday's derailment. changes passengers might notice today. >> reporter: police are investigating an attack on a woman in the library at san jose state university. we'll tell you how police caught up with the suspect. the suspect. 7:00 on a wednesday morning. march 9th. >> good morning i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather. there is lots to talk about. steve paulson has all the
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answers. >> there will be a lot of rain coming in. not so much today but starting tomorrow. it is not going to be showers. it is going to be rain. it would be really heavy rain in the north bay. today we have light rain. there are a few breaks in the clouds. we are getting rain from the santa cruz mountains and san jose. marin county northward will be the focus over the next week. he next week. this is just a warm over running sector. temperatures are trapped here. upper 40s low 50s. everything is coming in out of the west now.
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this whole pattern will lift up later today. we get morning rain. this afternoon and evening this will move north. it is all going to slide towards us startling tomorrow. may stall out in the north bay which is our concern now. we'll tackle that tomorrow. today 40s and 50s. we have fog to report. we'll get a few breaks. mostly cloudy day. light rain and drizzle. occasionally moderate. upper 50s low 60s to a few mid to upper 60s further south. all right alex? >> we are getting spin out crashes as we always do when roads are wet like this. seems people go too fast for the conditions. you get the single car spinouts. thankfully nothing too serious thus far. there you go. you can see the live picture of the bay bridge toll plaza.
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it is dark and cloudy and stormy out there. a lot of people are at the toll plaza trying to get through to san francisco. san francisco. here's the maps. we are still tracking a crash that's westbound on i-80 at san pablo dam road. traffic is slow backed up into hercules. slow westbound i-4 into antioch. i want to show you highway 92.
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the san mateo bridge. you can see it near the hayward area. it is a slow ride past the toll plaza. 7:03 is your time. >> thank you very much. this morning investigators are working to figure out why this train derailed on monday evening. the trains are running again this morning for the first time. we are live at the pleasanton station. some passengers you talked to have noticed a change since monday. >> reporter: yes, a few people we talked to who took the first train at 4:20 this morning when they got here they got off and said it seemed less crowded than usual. first passengers here got on board the ace train at 5:30. i spoke with an ace train representative who says according to their early numbers ridership is down slightly. usually on a wednesday morning there are 625 people on board the first train.
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this morning they had under 600. it may be a combination of people not knowing service is back to normal and there might be people anxious about getting on board after monday's derailment. most of the passengers we talked to this morning say they have no reservations about getting on board today. >> it is safer than driving a car. and the congestion. i have no anxiety about riding the train. the train.
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>> reporter: normally the speed limit is 40 miles per hour. today they'll be going 10 miles per hour. people are out from monitoring the tracks to make sure there are no problems. the ace trains should be arriving five to ten minutes late because they are traveling more slowly through niles canyon. back to you. >> thank you very much. we are getting a look at cell phone video from inside the derailed car that fell in the creek. the train turned sideways and people were climbing out of the car. passengers tell us the engineer and conductor were in the creek helping passengers get out of the train car. nine people were sent to the hospital with injuries including head trauma, bruises and back pain.
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new from seattle, nine firefighters were rushed to hospitals after an explosion rocked a seattle neighborhood. one witness said it looked like a war-zone out there. fire crews were checking reports of a natural gas leak when there was an explosion at 1:45 a.m. our time. the injured firefighters, eight men and one woman were treated for cuts and bruises. five of the firefighters have been released from the hospital. the others are in the process of being released. part of this neighborhood has been evacuated as fire crews are dousing the area down with water. >> it is we started walking back we seen broken glass from the windows. >> there was shattered glass everywhere. all the businesses had broken glass. we had no idea what was going on. >> a coffee shop was among the buildings destroyed in that explosion. first responders brought in
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special dogs looking for anyone who may be trapped under the rubble. some of the rubble is too thick for the dogs to search the area. police are looking for a person who shot at a home injuring a 9-year-old boy inside. someone drove up 4:00 a.m. yesterday morning opened fire and sped away. the child was hit once. his injuries are not life- threatening. they have not said why the shooter targeted the home. we are hearing from students at san jose state about an alleged assault that happened on the campus last night. a woman reportedly attacked in the library. we have been out there for a couple hours. i know you talked to police. what do you know? >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the university spokesperson. she was able to give me details
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about what happened here last night at the martin luther king jr. library. the victim was choked by the suspect. she ended up fighting him off. here's what we know. this whole insurance department apparently happened at 9:00 p.m. last night. campus police were already at the library on 4th street on an unrelated call when students told them about an assault happening in the women's restroom. these when officers entered and saw the suspect trying to get away on the escalator. police were able to catch him. what a university spokesperson is telling us is the woman was choked by the suspect. she fought him off. she ran after him. that's how police saw this thing unfolding. very scary situation. here's what one student told us after she heard about the news. >> what are they doing to up
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security? or if they caught the person? i'm very concerned. i'm concerned about the safety of the students and myself. >> reporter: female victim was treated at the scene. she declined being transported to the hospital. the lieutenant told us this happened on the second floor restroom. we learned the suspect not affiliated with the school. we also just learned the female victim was not a student, staff member or affiliated with the school. one thing we are asking the university was why wasn't an alert sent out to students? what i was told is because the suspect was immediately apprehended. that's why they decided they didn't need to let everybody know about the incident. we are hoping in 30 minutes to get in contact with police and see if we can get more details. back to you. >> thank you very much. in baltimore two school
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police officers have been charged because of very disturbing cell phone video showing an officer slapping and kicking a teenager. the court records show 44-year- old anthony spense was charged with second degree assault and misconduct in office. this video you are looking at was taken march 1st at the reach partnership school in baltimore. that school district has its own police force. it is separate from the baltimore police department. the school police chief reportedly gone out on leave. jury deliberations are set to begin today in san francisco. in minutes the threat he made against a dog walker before he was shot and killed by police. by police.
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we are tracking a slow commute. we have light rain falling and slow spots in terms of traffic. we'll show you the rest of the bay area coming up. morning rain. steady, light. it will lyft north tonight and come back tomorrow and maybe stick around for a while into the weekend. the weekend.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". a freemont apartment fire last night forced seven people to flee their homes. it started at 9:30 east of i-880. the fire department tweeted the fire was put out in 40 minutes. three apartments were damaged. seven tenants were displaced. no one was hurt though. the cause of the fire is under investigation.
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n. the love is overwhelming. i appreciate it. if i don't message you back i greatly appreciate and glad to be here doing traffic. we'll get to it. emeryville that's the camera coming up to the maze westbound i-80. it bogs down there as you head toward the toll plaza. slow getting through the toll plaza. then sluggish across the span into san francisco. you have a wet morning commute. that's what you have here. things are bogging down. there is a very slow commute.
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it is very slow all the way across san mateo bridge past the toll plaza. you are stop-and-go all the way over to the peninsula this morning. keep that in mind. here's the south bay commute. no major crashes we are tracking. you can see we have quite a bit of slowing along highway 101 northbound. 280 slow, as well. we'll show you here the situation, if you are coming down 880 south 880 into the fremont area heavy slowing from hayward toward fremont. that's what the ride looks like on a drizzlely wednesday. the drizzle will stick around for a while. we have more of it later this week. >> correct. we'll get a break this afternoon. this morning light rain and moderate rain. not anything heavy. it is working north to south. tomorrow more north. that could be the set up for
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what looks to be a wet next 5 to 7 days marin county northward. we'll all get in on the rain. nancy says heavy drizzle and showers. there has been okay amounts en okay amounts this morning we have the light rain. right rain, fog and mostly cloudy. there will be some breaks. rain will lift north this evening and come back in on thursday. it is a rain series. there will be some heavy duty rainfall totals coming in over
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the weekend and next week. tomorrow we'll start off cloudy. rain will be in the north bay. for everyone in the afternoon looks like a rain day on friday. the systems look very wet as we set up the pattern. there are breaks. a lot of low clouds to the west. there is your general area of light rain. it picked up in the last hour. light rain in the morning. then this system digging here, the teater totter effect lifted ahead of it. system taps moisture to the hawaiian islands. there is a lot on the way here. north bay is more wide-spread with upper 40s and low 50s. 52 seems to be popular on the peninsula. san mateo, san carlos, palo alto. o alto.
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the winds will turn southerly over the next 24-hours. you can see light rain in the mix today. starting later this afternoon and tonight it moves up and lifts up. tomorrow morning here it comes again. it holds out in marin county, napa tries to work south by 9:00 a.m. tomorrow's commute looks wet north. then drapes its and stalls out over us. watch what happens. another band moves in coming up as we head in towards friday morning. that's is very intense. that is more focused south of san francisco versus tomorrow which will be north. mostly cloudy. light rain here. lifting out a lot of moisture in the air. if you get sun breaks you'll get to the mid to upper 60s. upper 50s low 60s to the north. everyone will be within a
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degree or two of each other. upper 60s south bay. not a great difference in the temperatures. cloudy. rain moves in thursday. get ready for rain taking us into monday. >> look at the sunday forecast. >> that one could be really heavy. >> that is a bad boy. >> could be. sure looking like it. i have seen projections of over a foot of rain near santa rosa. >> last weekend it was mainly south bay that got it. this time it is up north. >> thank you very much. the race for the white house one step closer. bernie sanders did manage to chalk up a big win. we are live in washington with the latest. good morning, garrett. >> reporter: good morning. so much for the questions about donald trump's momentum after last weekend. he erased all of that last
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night with big wins. he had a clear message for the gop establishment in his victory speech saying get on board or get out of the way. of the way. the trump train rolls on with near double-digit wins last night in michigan, mississippi and hawaii. looking more and more like the nominee and calling for the party to come together. >> believe it or not i am a unifier. look at all of the things i built all over the world i'm a unifier. i have great relations. >> reporter: in idaho texas senator ted cruz said john kasich and marco rubio should drop auto. >> at this point there are two candidates with a plausible path. that's donald trump and me. >> reporter: on the democratic side bernie sanders pulling off a huge upset narrowly winning michigan's primary after
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trailing hillary clinton by double-digits there in recent polls. now setting his sights on next week's vote in florida. >> let's show the world that democracy is alive and well with a huge voter turnout. huge! >> reporter: in mississippi's democratic primary african- american vote carried clinton to an easy victory over sanders as she tried to pivot past the primaries on to the general election. >> every time you think it can't get any uglier, they find a way. as the rhetoric keeps sinking lower the stakes in this election keep rising higher. sing higher. >> reporter: on the republican side this next week is crucial for both marco rubio and john kasich. they have staked the future of their campaigns on winning home states of ohio and florida. those primaries next tuesday. we got new polling from the
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quinnipiac. right now donald trump leads marco rubio and john kasich in their home states. a lot could change in the next week so you never know. >> thank you very much. donald trump was the focus of the a annual gathering of business and political leaders this past weekend. big names in silicon valley including apple's ceo attended the annual forum. the office the record is organized by the think tank. focus groups show many americans see donald trump as erratic and not presidential. a man stranded 30 feet above the ocean. in ten minutes we'll show you the dramatic operation to bring him to safety. a bay area elementary school is closing itdoors. why officials say they have no other choice.
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>> the school will close at the end of this school year. the parish may consider opening kindergarten and lower classes in a couple years. bi lingual preschool will continued operating. music industry is mourning the loss of a man many people referred to as the fifth beatle. that is sir george martin conducting the orchestra in yesterday in 1999. martin signed and mentors the beatles. he passed away peaceful in england at the age of 90. during his 60 year career martin produced almost all of the beatles recordings. a pig running loose on the
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streets of san francisco. up next, what can going to happen to this little guy if nobody comes forward to claim him. >> reporter: we are live in san francisco where jury deliberations are expected in the civil lawsuit filed by the parents of alex neito. more on the testimony that could sway their decision.
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giving you a live look over the mountains of the south bay. a lot of clouds. soon we'll see a lot of rain. ot of rain. it is a time to talk about the song st. jude as the world is mourning the passing of the man known as the fifth beatle. good morning. i'm dave clark. it is raining light outside our door. >> sprinkles on your jacket. >> i was trying to help steve paulson, not that he needs help. >> there is rain out there. there will be a lot of rain coming in the next couple days. we'll get some breaks later on today. for the morning it is light rain, mist or drizzle north to south. it is not favoring one area over the other. the other.
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a lot of cloud cover over us and light rain. it is late morning early afternoon. then it will lift up. tomorrow morning could be a wet commute for the north bay. this morning it is a wet, foggy commute. the system is lifting. you can see it. there is a lot of moisture on the way. it is socked in gray morning here. 40s and 50s. we had a lot of 30s yesterday. that's not the case today. we'll have a mostly cloudy day. there is light rain here. this is a precursor before we bring in the heavier rain. could get muggy. 60s, mid to upper 50s and low
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60s in the north end. 7:32. >> the screen is lighting up. quite a few of those single her car crashes, folks are spinning out. we'll touch on some of those problems this morning. we have the slick conditions. i implore you to take it slow this morning let's take it slow. we don't want to see anymore crashes than we have. it is going to be a slow, slow ride getting through the maze up to the toll plaza heading into san francisco. you can see how backed up it is. of course it is also slow across the span this morning. you can see the rain out there. you'll want to be aware of that. we are tracking a problem on the maps that i want to tell you about here. this is being dealt with now by the chp. we have an issue 680 northbound at valley road. chp is dealing with a crash.
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they issued an alert because they have one of the lanes in that area blocked. that's 680 northbound we are showing at valley road. alley road. brian flores is in san francisco with the evidence the jury will consider. >> reporter: you are right. this has been an emotional case from the get go. we saw protesters before the civil trail began. parents of 28-year-old alex neito filed this civil lawsuit earlier in the shooting death
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of their son in the hands of san francisco police. later this morning it should be in the hands of the jury. now on monday jurors heard from an expert with taser international who confirmed alex neito taser registered three trigger pulls on march 21, 2014. the four officers who opened fire and killed alex neito said they acted in self defense as they mistook the taser for a real gun. according to the chronicle this was pivotal testimony to see if excessive force was used. the safety switch was on which indicates that the taser could not have been fired. the jury heard testimony last week from alex neito's mother who showed the jury pictures of her son. we heard from a dog walker who said alex neito was acting erratic at the time of the incident and showed him the taser. out here live it looks like it
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will be in the jury's hands soon. jury deliberations expected to begin at 9:00 a.m. and should be up to the decision of the jury and they'll be given the race around noontime. back to you. >> brian flores in san francisco. thank you very much. san jose police are releasing new details about a deadly officer-involved shooting on monday night. police were called to a home on south third and marty at 6:15 about a report of a stabbing. suspect and two stabbing victims were outside of the home. one of the officers opened fire after seeing a suspect holding a knife and walking towards another potential victim. suspect died at the scene. two stabbing victims were hospitalized and treated with serious injuries. they are expected to survive. police say the suspect was the estranged husband of one of the victims. santa clara county d.a.'s office cleared three police officers in the deadly shooting
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of a man two years ago. it happened when the officers went to serve a search warrant to a than who was a suspect in his girlfriend's presumed murder. she had disappeared a year earlier. he was connected to three other women who mysteriously died after dating him. during the serving of the warrant he pulled out a b b gun that looked like a shotgun. that's when the officers fired. prosecutors say the officers followed protocal. highway patrol helicopter rescued a man after he spent monday night stranded on a cliff in marin county. he was stuck 30 feet above the ocean. it happened after he took a short cut to his car. he called out to hikers for help and was eventually brought to safety. which is what we are seeing here. he was checked out by
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paramedics and is doing okay. iraqi intelligence officials captured the head of the group last month. obama administration deployed a commando force dedicated to capturing and killing islamic state leaders. yesterday the pentagon said a senior islamic state commander was killed in an airstrike last week in syria. a man was arrested by the secret service of throwing items over the fence of a white house. he is a suspect of the shooting of a passenger in idaho. police are not sure why kyle odom went to washington, d.c. but he flew out of boise on monday. he is accused of shooting a pastor six times outside of his church on sunday. that's same pastor lead a prayer at the rally for presidential candidate ted cruz the day before he was shot. the pastor has regained conciousness and is talking
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with his family. kyle odom is a former marine. he has a history of mental problems. secret service has not revealed what he threw over the white house fence but he was immediately taken into custody. mark zuckerburg is among those asking the supreme court to uphold president obama's executive actions on immigration. he filed a friend of the court brief asking the court to allow millions of undocumented immigrants the right to work. they play a critical role in filling positions where there are not enough native-born applicants. apple cofounder steve wozniak is speaking out between the fight between apple and the fbi. this separate from the case involving the cell phone that belongs to the one of the san
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bernardino shooters, which is expected to go to court later this month. steve wozniak supports apple's refusal to provide software to access those phones. >> creating a back door opens a pandora's box. once you create it there is a chance hackers will find a way into it. if you put it in the hands of the fbi hackers could get into it. >> steve wozniak says apple has always protected user's privacy rights and should not give in to the federal government. run away piglet in san francisco district caused a stir. it was running in traffic at 19th at 7:00 a.m. yesterday morning. he was captured by the society of st. francis. the pig is doing fine. they named her janisce. if no one comes forward to claim her she'll be turned over
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to a rescue group. do you think people two make more money drink more than people who make less money? the link between your salary and alcohol intake when it comes to casual drinks and binge drinking. controversy over ipads given to students. the reason some parents are saying the school should stop using them all together. together.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". oakland school district is being sued by the california charter school's association. lawsuit saids oakland is not giving charter schools the space they need in locations where they want to be required by law. the school district is offering some charter schools facilities that are split across several locations. the oakland school district says it is committed to meeting student's needs and following state laws. district leaders say they have not seen the lawsuit so they can not comment directly. california state university campus us could go on a six-day strike next month. faculty association is threatening a strike over a pay raise dispute. strike vote could come april
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10th with a strike on the 13th. university leaders plan to keep all campuses opened and are taking steps to minimize the impact on students. there are concerns local parents have over technology in the classroom. >> it is something most parents, teachers and unfortunately kids have come across. inappropriate postings when typing in a search word. >> here's an article on how to make this. >> some parents are now complaining about what their kids seeing on ipads they get from school. every student in the school district was given an ipad when school started in the fall. last night parents told the school board better fitters are needed if the ipads are going to be used in the schools. students were there to point out that different filters are needed for different ages. one high school girl had a hard time trying to do a research
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paper on sexual assault. >> i am concerned and offended by the filter. to block such a term is degrading to the awareness i'm trying to raise and an inconvenience to students. >> if we are going to have ipads in school we need to filter the internet more robustly. >> younger students may waste time searching for things like star wars. the school wants the parents to set ground rules at home, as well, saying if the education is there about what is inappropriate you'll always have a few kids that try to get around filters. >> kindergartens get ipads first day of school these days.
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>> not at my kid's school. >> thank you very much. very much. steph curry visited children in oakland yesterday at a school event. they showered curry with water after the wins. get that water ready for tonight. he and his teammate were at acorn woodland elementary school in oakland. they are promoting first tee of east bay. it is a golf center program that stresses core valleys about life skills. life skills. let's check traffic. alex is in for sal.
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after what happened yesterday, how are you feeling? >> your mike is not on. it is one of those things the microphone will slide down. we'll remind you a lot of people saw it live. a lot of people were watching "mornings on 2" yesterday after 7:00. alex and his photographer we are doing a report in niles companion about the ace train that rerailed. we heard a horrible sound. we heard the sound and we didn't know what happened. now it is all you, alex. >> well, we were talking at the derailment. i heard from the corner of my ear, if that's the right term. a screech. i knew the road is over in that direction. direction. not a second later i hear my photographer, chip, yell saying watch out! watch out!
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we were doing "tmz" stuff yesterday. i dove to the right, the same direction my photographer was jumping. the car was, as you saw. i mean it was inches away from me. for sure. and it still makes my heart stop to see that video. >> how long did it take for you to calm down? >> it took at least all day. ast all day. frankly it really did. i'm still overwhelmed by what happened emotionally and thankful and grateful that i'm here in one piece. i also am just -- [ no audio ]. >> of all the moments of the
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another mike problem. >> i think what alex was going to say he has been getting messages from you from around the world. let's bring in steve paulson. people around the world are saying he is a hero and he had an angel looking out for him yesterday. >> i can relate it to. you can go around the world in 24-hours. viral video. we have some rain here. i'm going to say that for a while. maybe all the way into tuesday, to be honest with you. there will be breaks later on. we have morning rain. nothing too heavy. it is adding up. a tenth of an inch for many location. foggy, cool to mild. temperatures not as cold as yesterday. yesterday.
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these creeks will be rising and the rivers. not so much today but tomorrow. north bay i'm very concerned about that over the next five to seven days. even days. it will tail off and lift. the rain is there. this is if beginning of a wet pattern for the north bay and
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everybody else. the north bay over the next 7 days. this will slide towards us tomorrow. tomorrow.
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mostly cloudy. mild to muggy later on today. we could see sun breaks in the south bay. upper 50s and low 60s to the north. dew points are high. moisture content is high. we are getting drizzle and light rain. a lot of 60s on the temperatures. they are not going to change too much. everyone is getting ready for rain. a lot of rain going into the weekend. >> thank you very much. a michigan woman just won a lawsuit after she was told don't rub your pregnant belly because it may entice men. in minutes how much the jury awarded her. a burning car with two children trapped inside. next, more of this video showing a rescue by a determined officer.
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an american college student studying in israel was killed during a stab rampage by a palestinian man. 28-year-old taylor flores was enrolled in vanderbilt in the mba program. he was on a sponsored school trip to israel this week. last night a palestinian man went on a stabbing rampage killing him and injuring ten
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others. he was a graduate of west point. he served in the iraq and afghanistan with the u.s. army. he was killed on the same day vice president joe biden landed in israel for high level talks with israeli and palestinian officials. he talked about it at a news conference with the prime minister this morning. >> let me say in no uncertain terms the united states of north american condemns these acts. >> the palestinian president refused to condemn the attack on taylor and praised the attacker as a palestinian martyr and a hero. cph officer in monterey
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saved two children from a burning car. it was all caught on video. the officer happened to be driving behind the car monday morning when smoke and flames started coming from the hood. a newspaper reporter happened to be driving behind the officer. took this video of the rescue. the officer pulled a 2-year-old girl and 1-year-old boy from the backseat. he had get them out of car seats. seats.
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it is a beautiful wednesday morning as we wipe the rain from our screen giving you a live look at our own backyard. we are near jack lemon square. you are probably seeing rain in your neighborhood and clouds. get ready for serious rain coming in the coming days. >> thank you for being with us on "mornings on 2". let's check weather and traffic. steve paulson? >> light rain right now. a quarter of an inch for some. a tenth for most locations. tomorrow is when we start to kick it in for the north. r the north.
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looks like things are calming down in the north bay. there is light rain filtering through. it will decrease through the morning and early afternoon as the cloud cover lifts north. it is moving through ever so slowly giving light amounts. there is low clouds in advance of that. there is a deep moisture plume which extends back to the hawaiian islands. there in lies what looks to be a very wet forecast tomorrow. 40s and 50s. it is a cold rain. it will be mild and muggy later on today. mostly cloudy, light rain, mild to warm. temperatures upper 50s low 60s to the north. mid 60s with a lot of rain for the north bay starting tomorrow. more on that in ten minutes. here's mr. alex savidge. rain equals traffic issues. >> it certainly does. we have our fair share of crashes.
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there is nothing major. we are seeing single-car spinouts around the bay area. also big pockets of slowing. people tend to slow down in rain. that bogs down the traffic a bit. the bay bridge toll plaza is a busy ride backed up through the maze and i-80, east shore freeway eastbound it is jammed up from hercules to the maze. it is a slow ride through the east bay. now the san mateo bridge. look at that. they are barely moving heading west over toward the peninsula. if that is your commute this morning give yourself plenty of extra time today. now to the maps to see a bigger picture of the east bay. slow ride on highway 4 westbound out of antioch. it is slow 680 southbound through concorde and walnut creek. a lot of trouble spots. no major crashes as we just said. one more issue before i send it back over to the desk.
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we are getting an alert from bart. unfortunately an issue on bart to tell you about. they are reporting ten minute delay because of police activity at the station in san francisco. that's a ten minute delay in the san francisco mill bray direction. keep that in mind heading into the city this morning. back to you. >> thank you very much. ou very much. this morning investigators are working to figure out why this train derailed on monday evening. the trains are running again this morning for the first time. we are live at the pleasanton station. some passengers you talked to have noticed a change since monday. >> reporter: ace train is delayed 12 to 15 minutes. that's the train all the folks on the platform are waiting for in pleasanton.
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ace trains are traveling more slowly through niles canyon. iles canyon. normally the speed limit is 40 miles per hour. today they'll be going 10 miles per hour. people are out from monitoring the tracks to make sure there are no problems. the ace trains should be arriving five to ten minutes late because they are traveling more slowly through niles canyon. most of the passengers we talked to this morning say they have no reservations about getting on board today.
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union pacific has extra people monitoring tracks in the niles canyon area. another things pastiers are noticing is trains are less crowded. according to early numbers ridership is down. we talked to who took the first train at 4:20 this morning when they got here they got off and said it seemed less crowded than usual. first passengers here got on board the ace train at 5:30. i spoke with an ace train representative who says according to their early numbers ridership is down slightly. ace train five has been delayed 15 minutes. there are other delays on ace trains because they are taking things slowly through niles canyon as a precaution following the derailment. in our next report we are
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hoping to get updated ridership numbers. now that the trains have been in service for five hours we are hoping to get an update for our next report. back to you. >> you took us there live as the train came into pleasanton. thank you very much. you very much. we are getting a look at cell phone video from inside the derailed car that fell in the creek. the train turned sideways and people were climbing out of the car. passengers tell us the engineer and conductor were in the creek helping passengers get out of the train car. nine people were sent to the hospital with injuries including head trauma, bruises and back pain. a freemont apartment fire last night forced seven people to flee their homes. it started at 9:30 east of i- 880. the fire department tweeted the fire was put out in 40 minutes. three apartments were damaged. seven tenants were displaced. no one was hurt though. the cause of the fire is under investigation.
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we are hearing from students at san jose state about an alleged assault that happened on the campus last night. a woman reportedly attacked in the library. we have been out there for a couple hours. i know you talked to police. what do you know? >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the university spokesperson. she was able to give me details about what happened here last night at the martin luther king jr. library. the victim was choked by the suspect. she ended up fighting him off. here's what we know. in incident apparently happened at 9:00 p.m. last night. campus police were already at the library on 4th street on an unrelated call when students told them about an assault happening in the women's restroom. these when officers entered and saw the suspect trying to get
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away on the escalator. police were able to catch him. what a university spokesperson is telling us is the woman was choked by the suspect. she fought him off. she ran after him. that's how police saw this thing unfolding. very scary situation. >> i am very aware of my surroundings. i have seen sketchy people. it is a public library so you have to know what you are going into. >> reporter: female victim was treated at the scene. she declined being transported to the hospital. the lieutenant told us this happened on the second floor restroom. we learned the suspect not affiliated with the school. we also just learned the female victim was not a student, staff member or affiliated with the school. one thing we are asking the university was why wasn't an alert sent out to students? what i was told is because the suspect was immediately apprehended. that's why they decided they didn't need to let everybody know about the incident. we are hoping in 30 minutes to get in contact with police and see if we can get more details. back to you. >> thank you very much.
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jury deliberations are set to begin today in san francisco. in minutes brian flores will have a live report. we'll tell you who carly fiorina endorsed minutes ago. minutes ago. this light rain is not much but it added up to a quarter of an inch. this is the beginning of what looks to be a wet stretch going all the way out to monday.
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carly fiorina is endorsing senator ted cruz. she made the announcement a few minutes ago. the race for the white house is one step closer to be a battle of the titans. donald trump solidified the republican strong hold. >> democratic hillary clinton padded her delegate lead even though bernie sanders chalked up a win up a win
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>> reporter: good morning. so much for the questions about donald trump's momentum after last weekend. he erased all of that last night with big wins. he had a clear message for the gop establishment in his victory speech saying get on board or get out of the way. the trump train rolls on with near double-digit wins last night in michigan, mississippi and hawaii. looking more and more like the nominee and calling for the party to come together. >> believe it or not i am a unifier. look at all of the things i built all over the world i'm a unifier. i have great relations. >> reporter: in idaho texas senator ted cruz was the big winning and say john kasich and marco rubio should drop auto. >> at this point there are two candidates with a plausible path. that's donald trump and me. >> reporter: on the democratic side bernie sanders pulling off a huge upset narrowly winning michigan's primary after trailing hillary clinton by double-digits there in recent polls. now setting his sights on next week's vote in florida.
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>> let's show the world that democracy is alive and well with a huge voter turnout. huge! >> reporter: in mississippi's democratic primary african- american vote carried clinton to an easy victory over sanders as she tried to pivot past the primaries on to the general election. >> every time you think it can't get any uglier, they find a way. as the rhetoric keeps sinking lower the stakes in this election keep rising higher. >> reporter: on the republican side this next week is crucial for both marco rubio and john kasich. they have staked the future of their campaigns on winning home states of ohio and florida. those primaries next tuesday. >> thank you very much. let's bring alex savidge
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back. you are watching the commute. we want everybody to be careful. >> today of all days is the day to be careful on the roadway. we have slick roads because of the rain that has fallen. there is no rush, even though we call it rush hour, take your time and let's avoid anymore crashes today. here's the emeryville camera. it is slow going towards the maze. also backed up heading toward the toll plaza getting across the bay bridge into san francisco. we will also show you the situation down at the south bay. it looks like the roads are drying up in the south bay. the commute is still a busy one at the 280, 880 junction. you can see slow traffic coming up 880 northbound into the oakland area. things really beginning to back up on 101 northbound up into
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san francisco and also 280 sluggish, as well. we'll give you one more look here and a big picture of the south bay. you can see you have slow traffic there 101 and some of the other freeways in the south bay this morning. take your time out there. that's what we always ask folks when you have the wet weather. it will be with us for the next couple days according to my friend, steve paulson. >> maybe into monday. we have rain around now. there are hefty projections here. maybe over a foot of rain. san francisco and marin county more likely up from santa rosa north between now and next wednesday. something to keep an eye on. there will be a lot of rivers, creeks and streams filling up. illing up.
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tomorrow will be 87. the next day is 90 degrees. it is very, very warm. , very warm.
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this moisture tap to the hawaiians will swing in here. it will lift, stall and move. the north bay could be in line for heavy rain between now and monday and tuesday. 40s and 50s. very close here. doesn't matter if it is east
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bay temperatures. they have been stuck at 50 all morning long. there is a breeze southeast, south, east, that's the direction it will be here for a while until the front goes through. which won't be until tomorrow. truckee 34. snow level has gone up, up, up. it will be a rain event in truckee until you get the cold air in and that won't be until the weekend. mostly cloudy all morning. heavier rain to the north. that starts later tonight and tomorrow. upper 50s and low 60s to the north. mid 60s around the east bay. mid to upper 60s, especially if we get cloud breaks and sun there. humidity is through the roof here. it is very humid. 60s on the temperatures in the city and peninsula. cloudy. rain starts in the north bay tomorrow. you may not make it south until late morning early afternoon. off and on rain will take us into sunday and monday. >> sunday looks rough. >> sunday looks heavy. friday, too. >> that's an inside day as we call it at our house.
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>> when you are wearing pajamas at 3:00 in the afternoon you are living. >> i know the feeling. legal victory for a former university student from michigan. she sued wayne state university after she was told not to rub her pregnant belly because it might excite the men she was working with at a rehab center. seven years ago the woman was a student studying social work. during her last semester she interned with the salvation army. she was pregnant at the time. her supervisor made comments she found very offensive. >> she was told not to such our rub her belly because she would sexually stimulate the men there for addiction problems. >> she complained many times to the university staff and nothing was done. she said school administrators asked her why she hasn't
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dropped out when she became pregnant. the judge ordered the university to pay her $850,000. in the north bay a controversy over ipads issued to students. ahead why parents say the school should stop using them. in your money, the warning from the irs before you file your taxes.
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dow is up. the story is similar on the s&p. nasdaq up but not by huge margins. home depot is willing to settle a class-action lawsuit over a security's breech. that includes $13 million to cover customers for out of pocket expenses including fraud. the rest of the money helps to pay for legal fees. hackers used malware to steal debit card from 56 million home depot customers in 2014. s in 2014. they are trying to close the gender pay gap after studying salaries of 17,000 workers around the world. >> they compared job locations, functions and levels within the company. the analysis showed 1,000 employees should have their salaries adjusted. they are looking for ways to recruit more women and
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minorities. there are links between how much money you earn and how much alcohol you drink. >> a gallop poll shows people making more money drink more. annual income of $75,000 or more said they have a drink in the 24-hours where they were surveyed. households earning less than $30,000, only 18% said they had a drink in the last 24-hours. tax day is more than a month away. which means tax scamming season is in full swing. >> the irs said it is seeing a surge in phishing e-mails. thieves are been waiting special hooks for payroll and human resource workers in hopes of snagging social security numbers and other personal information. phishing attacks against individuals are up. last month the irs saw four times the usual number of phishing and malware related
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incidents. phishing e-mails masquerade as communications from your bank, hr department or your own e- mail provider. there could be a major strike on all california state university campuses next month. the issue that could have teachers walking off the job. ff the job. >> reporter: we have live in san francisco where we are hours away from a jury deciding a civil lawsuit filed by the parents of 28-year-old alex neito. more on what the jury heard this week.
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i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tapen and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compt disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? well, i've got something to show you. this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is. the prius actually belongs on the table.
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let me take you outside and
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show you the toll plaza. it is still backed up. [ no audio ] [ no audio ] >> there is a crash 680 northbound. highway 101 northbound has
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pockets of slowing. nothing too bad at 8:33. over to you. >> thank you very much. new this morning iraqi intelligence officials say u.s. special forces in iraq captured the head of the islamic state group's chemical weapons unit last month. obama administration sent commandos to iraq in december to kill islamic state leaders. yesterday the pentagon sate the top commander was probably killed last week in an airstrike. airstrike. new from seattle, nine firefighters were rushed to hospitals after an explosion rocked a seattle neighborhood. one witness said it looked like a war-zone out there. fire crews were checking reports of a natural gas leak when there was an explosion at 1:45 a.m. our time. the injured firefighters, eight men and one woman were treated for cuts and bruises. five of the firefighters have been released from the hospital. the others are in the process of being released. part of this neighborhood has been evacuated as fire crews are dousing the area down with water.
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>> i was getting ready to leave and the whole front of the building went boom and exploded. >> several apartment buildings have been evacuated. look at this picture of the damage. one person in the blast zone thought it was an earthquake. earthquake. jury deliberations are set to begin today in san francisco. >> it is a case watched all over the country. four police officers facing civil charges in the death of alex neito. brian flores is in san francisco telling us the evidence the jury will be weighing. >> reporter: you guys are right. it is an emotional case from the get go. we have seen protesters before the case started. this is a civil lawsuit filed by the parents of 28-year-old alex neito who was shot and killed by san francisco police two years ago. later today the jury is
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expected to deliberate on this case. case. now on monday jurors heard from an expert with taser international who confirmed alex neito taser registered three trigger pulls on march 21, 2014. the four officers who opened fire and killed alex neito said they acted in self defense as they mistook the taser for a real gun. according to the chronicle this was pivotal testimony to see if excessive force was used. the safety switch was on which indicates that the taser could not have been fired. the jury heard testimony last week from alex neito's mother who showed the jury pictures of her son. we heard from a dog walker who said alex neito was acting erratic at the time of the incident and showed him the taser. out here live it looks like it will be in the jury's hands soon. jury deliberations expected to begin at 9:00 a.m. and should be up to the decision of the jury and they'll be given the race around noontime. back to you. >> brian flores in san francisco. thank you very much.
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faculty association is making a threat of a strike because of a pay raise dispute. union wants a 5% pay raise. the university is offering 2%. strike vote could come april 10th. a strike could occur on the 13th. university officials say they plan to keep the campuses opened. they are taking steps to minimize the impact on students. students. san jose police are releasing new details about a deadly officer-involved shooting on monday night. police were called to a home on south third and marty at 6:15 about a report of a stabbing. suspect and two stabbing victims were outside of the home. one of the officers opened fire after seeing a suspect holding a knife and walking towards another potential victim. suspect died at the scene. two stabbing victims were hospitalized and treated with serious injuries. they are expected to survive. police say the suspect was the estranged husband of one of the victims. santa clara county d.a.'s
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office cleared three police officers in the deadly shooting of a man two years ago. it happened when the officers went to serve a search warrant to a man who was a suspect in his girlfriend's presumed murder. she had disappeared a year earlier. he was connected to three other women who mysteriously died after dating him. during the serving of the warrant he pulled out a b b gun that looked like a shotgun. that's when the officers fired. prosecutors say the officers followed protocal. in baltimore two school police officers have been charged because of very disturbing cell phone video showing an officer slapping and kicking a teenager. the court records show 44-year- old anthony spense was charged with second degree assault and misconduct in office. this video you are looking at was taken march 1st at the reach partnership school in baltimore. that school district has its own police force. it is separate from the baltimore police department. the school police chief reportedly gone out on leave.
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highway patrol helicopter rescued a man after he spent monday night stranded on a cliff in marin county. he was stuck 30 feet above the ocean. it happened after he took a short cut to his car. he called out to hikers for help and was eventually brought to safety. which is what we are seeing here. he was checked out by paramedics and is doing okay. apple cofounder steve wozniak is speaking out between the fight between apple and the fbi. the u.s. government asked a federal judge to reverse a ruling that apple did not have to unlock a phone in a drug case. this separate from the case involving the cell phone that belongs to the one of the san bernardino shooters, which is expected to go to court later this month. steve wozniak supports apple's refusal to provide software to access those phones. >> creating a back door opens a pandora's box. once you create it there is a chance hackers will find a way into it.
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if you put it in the hands of the fbi hackers could get into it. >> steve wozniak says apple has always protected user's privacy rights and should not give in to the federal government. edward snowden is weighing in on whether apple should unlock the phones for the fbi. according to several reports snowden said the fbi's claim that apple has the technical means of getting into the phone is false. he says it fbi had the means to get that information for years. he made his remarks by a video link to a blueprint for a democracy conference in washington yesterday. on yesterday. mark zuckerburg is among those asking the supreme court to uphold president obama's executive actions on immigratn. he filed a friend of the court brief asking the court to allow millions of undocumented immigrants the right to work.
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they play a critical role in filling positions where there are not enough native-born applicants. supreme court is expected to review a challenge to the executive orders next month. next month. people living in a san francisco apartment building say they are being pushed out of their homes and possibly the city. >> these are the faces of folks being displaced. these are the faces of tenants fighting back. >> 84 people live in the building on market street. some are elderly. some are artists. all are low income. their landlord has been trying to evict them for two years. they say they'll continue to fight but add it is stressful living in limbo. >> i feel like a polar bear on the ice. >> attorney for the landlord
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said it has always been commercially zoned and it is improper for people to continue living there. the property's owner is seeking significant damage from the tenants and city. we have a heart warming story. a young boy from texas. take a look at this photo. we just posted it on our instagram page. >> the middle you can see the 9- year-old. he lost his finger in an accident. he's been afraid to show his injury. two police officers stepped in and showed their own amputations proudly. the police department posted this picture saying we are proud to call you our friend, z. we put it up on the ktvu 2 instagram page. a lot of response for that heart felt photo. still ahead, you want your food to taste better? why don't you take a picture.
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how researchers say it really works. why some parents are not happy at all with the ipads the school issued to students.
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♪ let's go ♪ hey, oh ♪ let's go [ beep ] ♪ they're piling in the backseat ♪ aah! ♪ they're generating steam heat ♪ ♪ pulsating to the back beat ♪ the blitzkrieg bop ♪ ♪ hey, oh, let's go ♪ shoot 'em in the back now ♪ what they want, i don't know ♪ they're all revved up and ready to go ♪ there are concerns local parents have over technology in
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the classroom. pam cook is coming in to tell us what parents say needs to be done to keep their kids safe. >> it is something most parents, teachers and unfortunately kids have come across. inappropriate postings when typing in a search word. >> some parents are now complaining about what their kids seeing on ipads they get from school. every student in the school district was given an ipad when school started in the fall. last night parents told the school board better filters are needed if the ipads are going to be used in the schools. >> some filters say pages are restricted. they are easy to break. >> should be different restrictions for elementary,
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middle school and high school. >> reporter: the superintendant told us there is a program in place to teach students and teachers about the appropriate use of the internet. the school wants the parents to set ground rules at home, as well, saying if the education is there about what is inappropriate you'll always have a few kids that try to get around filters. >> you are really involved with schools. can you see both sides? >> i can definitely see both sides. the problem comes with the filter. the companies that are making the filters. i don't think there is an easy answer. to filter out what is appropriate should be by age or maybe a case by case basis.
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it is going to be really difficult. >> thank you very much. taking a photo of your food may actually affect how the food tastes. i mean in a good way. there is a new study from the university of san diego. it says if you instagram your food it may actually taste better. researchers say by taking a photo we delay eating. that just builds up anticipation of enjoyment. time is 8:48. let's see what alex is seeing in the commute. >> there is a lot of slow spots on the maps because of the fact we had light rain coming down around the bay area in many areas. that slows down the traffic no matter what. there were more crashes than we would normally see. no accidents on 880 northbound
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into the oakland area. traffic is slow headed in that direction. here's the situation on the east shore freeway. traffic on the left-hand side of your screen is going west towards the maze. it is a fairly slow ride. not as bad as it could be. it bogs down at the toll plaza over the bridge into san francisco. here's a big picture look at the east bay. still slow traffic on 680 southbound. 580 up through oakland is slow. not even a good alternate for 880 at this point. here's the situation in the south bay for friends in san jose and surrounding communities. you can see highway 101 is sluggish. 85 is a big slow headed northbound into the downtown san jose area. overall not too bad. we are not showing any major crashes in that part of the bay area. 8:49. hey steve. >>i'm laughing because i'm going to show a picture coming
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up. >> i'm going to be all eyes. >> i know you have to go. we have had steady rain, drizzle all morning long. a tenth of an inch for most locations. it looks like it is letting up. a lot of low clouds.
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kernville a quarter of an inch. r of an inch. san jose mountains north. ountains north. a steady light drizzle will continue out there. band will lift northward later today and swing back in
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tomorrow. moisture tap goes well down to the hawaiian islands. there is plenty moisture to work with. 50s and 60s. the jet stream is working towards us. this is a warm sector of the system. snow levels have gone up up up. last couple reports is rain around south lake tahoe. it will turn to snow later in the weekend. it is cool now but it will be a mild to warm pattern if the rain stops. there is so much humidity in the air. upper 50s to low 60s in the north. low to mid 60s around the east bay. everybody is within a degree or two. banking on sun popping out maybe 68. if it doesn't you'll be two or three degrees cooler. 60s for everybody on the coast, in the city and peninsula. rain returns tomorrow morning in the north bay and may stay there for the morning commute and eventually will slide
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south. another system slides in friday. we cloud up rapidly on saturday. rain heavy sunday into monday. we may get too much of a good thing. >> what about a dent in the drought? >> by tuesday definitely. i have seen 14 inches north of santa rosa in the next seven days of accumulated rain. >> thank you. >> thank you. music industry is mourning the loss of a man many people referred to as the fifth beatle. that is sir george martin conducting the orchestra in yesterday in 1999. martin signed and mentored the beatles. he passed away peaceful in england at the age of 90. during his 60 year career martin produced almost all of the beatles recordings.
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michael white, award winning producer of the rocky horror picture show died monday. he began producing plays in london before moving over to movies. to movies. it is not something you normally see in san francisco. imagine a pig running through the streets of san francisco. yes, that one. how it was captured and what will happen to it.
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i just picked us up 2 breakfast croissants for $4, when this bear attacked. with one swipe, it devoured one of the croissants. then jack showed up, and took care of the beast,
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so i could escape. and that's what happened to your breakfast croissant. and yours? it survived. enjoy freshly cracked egg with ham and bacon. or sausage. two tasty croissants at an even tastier $4 price. it's a deal you'll devour. welcome back to "mornings on 2". it is 8:56. millions of people all over the world had a chance to see the only solar eclipse of the year. it is a live feed of the moon passing between the earth and the sun.
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people in indonesia saw it live. the moon blocked that sunlight from the sun for about two minutes just after 4:30 yesterday afternoon our time. next year there will be a total solar eclipse visible in parts of the u.s. in the bay area we'll only see a partial eclipse. run away piglet in san francisco district caused a stir. it was running in traffic at 19th at 7:00 a.m. yesterday morning. he was captured by the society of st. francis. the pig is doing fine. they named her janisce. if no one comes forward to claim her she'll be turned over to a rescue group.
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