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going to be consequences and actions typically create reactions. and so you want to be intentional about it. you don't want to do things off the cuff. when it comes to an issue this volatile. >> mr. president, chris johnson. >> chris johnson. i'm sorry. where's chris? >> you've had a lot of achievements the past eight years, including don't ask, don't tell, marriage equality. make sure trans-gender people are accepted. how do you thinking lgbt rights will range in your achievements and how confident that they'll continue under the president-elect? >> i could not be prouder of the transformation that's taken place in our society in the last
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decade. and i have said before, i think we made some useful contributions to it, but the primary heros in this stage of our growth as a democracy and a society are all the individual activists and sons and daughters and couples who courageously said this is who i am and i'm proud of it. and that opened people's minds. opened their hearts. eventually laws caught up. but i don't think any of that would have happened without the activism in some cases loud and
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noisy, but in some cases just quiet. very personal. and i think that what we did as an administration was to help the society to move in a better direction but to do so in a way that didn't create an enormous backlash and was systematic and respectful of the fact that, you know, in some cases these issues were controversial. i think the way we handled don't ask don't tell, being methodical about it, working with the joint chiefs, making sure that we showed this would not have an impact on the effectiveness of the greatest military on earth.
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then to have defense secretary and bob gates and the chairman, mike mullen, the joint chiefs that were open to evidence and ultimately, you know, worked with me to do the right thing. i'm proud of that. but again, none of that would have happened without this incredible transformation that was happening in society out there. when i gave ellen the presidential medal of freedom, i meant what i said. i think somebody that kind and likeable projecting into, you know, living rooms around the country, you know, that changed attitudes. that wasn't easy to do for her.
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that's just one small example of what was happening in countless communities all across the country. i'm proud that in certain places we may be provided a good block downfield to help the movement of events. i don't think it's something that will be reversible because american society has changed the attitudes of young people in particular. that doesn't mean there aren't going to be some fights that are important, legal issues, issues surrounding trans-gender persons. there's still battles that need to take place.
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but if you talk to young people in malia's, sasha's generation, even the republicans, even if they're conservative, many of them would tell you, i don't understand how you would discriminate against somebody because of sexual orientation. that's burned into them in pretty powerful ways. april. >> long before today you've been considered watchful president. you've expanded the rubber band of inclusion. with the election and incoming administration, people say rubber bands are maybe broken. i'm thinking back to a time on air force one going to selma, alabama when you said your job was to close the gap that remains. with that, what gaps still
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remain when it comes to whitish y -- white issues on the table and lastly, you're the first black president. do you expect this country to see this again? >> well, i'll answer the last question first. i think we're going to see people of merit rise up from every race, faith, corner of this country. base america's strength. when we have everybody getting a chance and everybody is on the field, we end up being better. i think i've used this analogy before. we killed it in the olympics in brazil. and michelle and i, we always have the olympic team here. it's a lot of fun, first of all,
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because any time you're meeting somebody that is the best at anything, it's impressive. these mostly very young people are all just so healthy looking. they just beam and exude fitness and health. so we have a great time talking to them. but they're of all shapes, sizes, colors. the genetic diversity that is on display is remarkable. if you look at a -- simone biles and then a michael phelps. they're completely different. it's precisely because of those differences that -- we've got people here that can excel at any sport. and, by the way, more than half of our medals came from women,
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and the reason is because we had the foresight several decades ago with something called title 9 to make sure that women got opportunities in sports, which is why our women compete better. they have more opportunities than folks in other countries. so, you know, i use that as a metaphor. if in fact we continue to keep opportunity open to everybody, then yeah, we'll have a woman president, a latino president, we'll have a jewish president, a hindu president. who knows who we're going to have. i suspect we'll have a whole bunch of mixed-up presidents at some point that nobody knows what to call them. and that's fine. what do i worry about? i obviously spent a lot of time on this, april, at my farewell address tuesday. so i won't go through the whole
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list. i worry about inequality because i think that if we are not investing in making sure everybody plays a role in this economy, the economy won't grow as fast and it will also lead to further and further separation between us as americans. not just along racial lines. there's a whole bunch of folks that voted for the president-elect because they feel forgotten and disenfranchised. they feel as if they're being looked down on. they feel their kids won't have the same opportunities as they did. and you don't want to -- you don't want to have an america in which a very small sliver of people are doing really well and everybody else is fighting for scraps as i said last week. because that's oftentimes when racial divisions get magnified.
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people think, well, the only way i'm going to get ahead is if i make sure something else gets less. somebody that doesn't look like me or worship the same place i do. that's not a good recipe for our democracy. i worry about, as i said in response to a previous question, making sure that the basic machinery of our democracy works better. we are the only country in the advanced world that makes it harder to vote rather than easier. and that dates back. there's an ugly history to that. that we should not be shy about talking about. >> voting rights? >> yes, i'm talking about voting rights. the reason that we're the only country among advanced democracies that makes it harder to vote is it traces directly back to jim crow. and the legacy of slavery.
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it became sort of acceptable to restrict the franchise. and that's not who we are. it shouldn't be who we are. that's not when america works best. so i hope that people pay a lot of attention to making sure that everybody has a chance to vote. make it easier, not harder. this whole notion of voting fraud -- this is something that is constantly been disproved. this is fake news. the notion that there's a bunch of people out there that are going out there and not eligible to vote and want to vote. we have the opposite problem. we have people that are eligible to vote that don't vote. so the idea that we put in place a whole bunch of barriers to people voting doesn't make sense. then, you know, as i've said before, political gerrymandering that makes your vote less
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because politicians decide you're in a district that everybody votes the same way you do so these aren't competitive races. we get 90% democratic districts, 90% republican districts. that's bad for our democracy, too. i worry about that. i think it's very important for us to make sure that our criminal justice system is fair and just, but i also think it's very important to make sure that it is not politicized and it maintains an integrity that is outside of partisan politics at every level. i think at some point we're going to have to spend -- this will require some action by the supreme court -- we have to reexamine the flood of endless money that goes into our politics, which i think is very unhealthy. so there's a bunch of things i
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worry about there. and as i said in my speech tuesday, we got more work to do on race. it's not true that things have gotten worse. they haven't. things have gotten better. i have more confidence on racial issues in the next generation than i do our generation or the previous generation. i think kids are smarter about it. they're more tolerant. they are more inclusive by instinct than we are. hopefully my presidency maybe helped that along a little bit. but you know, we -- when we feel stress, when we feel pressure
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when we're just fed information that encouraging some of our worst instincts, we tend to fall back into some of the old racial fears and racial divisions and racial stereotypes. it's very hard for us to break out of those and listen and think about people as people and imagine being in that person's shoes. and by the way, it's no longer a black and whitish you alone. you have spanish. you have asian folks. this is not -- you know, the same old battles. we got this stew that is bubbling up from people everywhere. we have to make sure that we in our own lives, our own families and workplaces do a better job
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of treating everybody with basic respect. and understanding that not everybody starts off in the same situation. imagining what it would be like if you were born in an inner city and had no job prospects anywhere within a 20-minute radius. or how does it feel being born in some rural county where there's no job opportunities in a 20-mile radius. seeing those two things as connected as opposed to separate. so, you know, we have work to do. but overall, i think on this front the trend lines will be good. chrissy is going to get the last question. chrissy is -- you know, i've
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been knowing her since springfield, illinois. when i was a state senator, she listened to what i had to say. so the least i can do is give her the last question as president of the united states. go ahead. >> well, thank you, mr. president. it has been an honor. >> thank you. >> and i have a personal question for you because i know how much you like this. the first lady put the stakes of the 2016 election in very personal terms in a speech that resonated across the country. she really spoke the concerns of a lot of women, lgbt, people of color, many others. and so i wonder now how you and the first lady are talking to your daughters about the meaning of this election and how you interpret it for yourself and
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for them. >> you know every parent brags on their daughters or sons. if your mom and dad don't brag on you, you have problems. but me and my daughters are something. and they just surprise and enchant and impress me more and more every single day as they grow up. so these days, when we talk, we talk as parent to child but also we learn from them. and i think it was really interesting to see how malia and sasha reacted.
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they were disappointed. they paid attention to what their mom said during the campaign and believed it because it's consistent with what we have tried to teach them in our household. what i've tried to model as a father with their mom and what we've asked them to expect from future boyfriends or spouses. but what we've also tried to teach them is resilience and tried to teach them hope. and that the only thing that is the end of the world is the end of the world. so if you get knocked down, you get up, brush yourself off and you get back to work. that tended to be their attitude. i think neither of them intend
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to pursue a future of politics. and that, too, i think their mother's influence shows. but both of them have grown up in an environment where i think they could not help but be patriotic, to love this country deeply, to see that it's flawed, but see that they have responsibilities to fix it. and that they need to be active citizens and they have to be in a position to talk to their friends and their teachers and their future co-workers in ways that tried to shed some light as opposed to just generate a lot of sounds and fury. and i expect that's what they're
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going to do. they do not -- they don't mope. and what i really am proud of them -- but what makes me proudest about them is they also don't get cynical about it. they have not assumed because their side didn't win or because some of the values this they care about don't seem as if they were vindicated that automatically america has somehow rejected them or rejected their values. i don't think they feel that way. i think they have been part of osmosis and part through dinner-time conversations appreciate this is a baked complicated country and democracy is messy and doesn't always work the way you want. doesn't guarantee certain
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outcomes. but if you are engaged and involved, then there are a lot more good people than bad in this country. there's a core decency to this country. that they have to be a part of lifting that up. i expect they will be. and in that sense, they're representative of this generation that makes me really optimistic. i have been asked -- i had -- i've had some conversations with journalists where they said, okay, you seem like you're okay but really, what are you thinking? and i said no, i -- what i'm saying is what i think. i believe in this country. i believe in the american people. i believe that people are more
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good than bad. i believe tragic things happen. i think there's evil in the world. i think that at the end of the day, if we work hard and if we're true to those things in us that feel true and feel right that the world gets a little better each time. that's what the presidency has tried to be about. i see that in the young people i've worked with. i couldn't be prouder of them. so this is not just a matter of no drama obama. this is what i really believe. it is true that behind closed doors i curse more than i do in public. sometimes i get mad and frustrated like everybody else does. and in my core, we'll be okay. we have to fight for it, work for it and not take it for granted. i know you'll help us do that.
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thanks very much, press corps. good luck. >> shepard: that is the final farewell for the 44th president of the united states. president obama on equality and press freedoms, israeli and palestinian, russian sanctions, lgbt issues. what he will be advocating in his world after the white house and on his daughters sasha and maria and their generation and their hopes and dreams for a better tomorrow. for those of you watching on fox television stations across the country, join us for analysis that begins now. from new york, i'm shepard smith, fox news. john
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good afternoon. jewish communities are bag targeted around the country. >> this one week after a string of similar threats against many centers. we have a live reports from the center in marin, that's where a phone call came in just three hours ago. >> reporter: and we just received news that this building is clear. but around 200 students had to be evacuated when that -- had to be evacuated when that threatening bomb threat came in. they were able to make their way safely across the street to an element aary school. parents ever -- elementary school. parents were picking up the children. they took it in stride. there are two schools here, grades k through 8. the
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students were a bit confused as they dropped everything in class, school books, and back packs, before they headed back to school across the street. >> we were kind of like, just, waiting in the gym. they began playing a movie, but it's like being stressed and worried you couldn't focus on the movie, and worry about everyone around you -- worried about everyone around you, especially the kinder gartners, who were so young and didn't know what was happening. >> in addition to physically searching the campus room by room, we're calling in a couple of explosive k-9s from some neighbors law enforcement agencies just to kind of back up our own observations. they will also do a very quick sweep of the school. >> reporter: and that sweep did turn out empty-handed. similar threats were made this morning in massachusetts, new jersey, connecticut, and miami,
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police responded to threats of a bomb at a center there. last week bomb scares happened to at least 7 jccs, but, again, no bombs were found. the fbi told us this morning they are not the lead agency on this case. apparently the berkeley police are. they have a contract with the jccs. if things pick up, though, or they are asked for help, the fbi said they will definitely intervene. get that big black umbrella. rain is back in the area, and is expected to be here for a while. you can see there is a lot of clouds and mist and rain happening right now. >> let's get to mark with the details of what we're if for. >> our break is coming to an end, guys. we're talking about a sierra of
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storms, three storms -- series of storms. three storms lining up. you can see some of the rainfall totals. nothing too serious yet. here is the radar. you can see the sweeps. those yellows and oranges do correspond to heavier down pours. out towards richmond, we have an increase in rainfall rates for the bay area, coming in closer to san francisco. there's the coverage. this was over san francisco about 20 minutes ago, and now extending out to the east bay. nearly a half an inch of rain an hour. there is the coverage closer to half moon bay, redwood city, and then the south bay, not as much in terms of intensity, but some more development out here in the pacific with that rain line pushing in.
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here is the system itself. this is storm number one, moving into northern california right now. it's going to be a factor for this afternoon and evening hours. rainfall will be around 3/4 of an inch. the sierra, it's been quite the magical january for them. they have another winter storm warning in place. this is just the first storm. we have a lot more to talk about as we head to friday and the weekend. we'll detail that forecast coming up in a few minutes. leigh martinez shows us a situation where crews thing it will take much longer than anticipated to repair a large sinkhole caused by last week's storms. >> reporter: it is getting much more complicated. public works thinks it will be a month out now before this road can reopen. public works crews are out installing pumps to divert the creek water away from the road
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if more rain today raises the water level. this is not going to be an easy fix. a sewer line need to be replaced, and the new line needs to be bigger and also custom built. residents can expect this road to be closed for a month now, and that's only if for rain does not create problems. >> of course we all want water in california. i just hope that we're going to be able to weather the storm here. >> we should be able to, but it's still a worry. >> reporter: we also want to show you a look at another weather-related disaster with a temporary fix. down south, a large fence was failed long highway 17 near the santa cruz mountains after a rock slide last week, and public works said a flood wall along the side of the road was built in 1929. that might also need to be fixed, as well. so we're looking at very expensive project that's estimated at over a million dollars, and could be a month
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before they get this road reopened. now to the north bay, where a national month youment in marin county is closed again today -- monument in marin county is closed again due to the storm. the threat of falling trees and branches has created a safety hazard for both visiters and staff. a high wind advisory has been issued for the area, indicating this danger could increase in the comes hours. keep in mind here, the evening commute is expected to be rough. you can take ktvu along to help you navigate the rest of your day, and really through the weekend, by downloading our free ktvu weather app. you'll get the latest on weather conditions. the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter pled not guilty to all charges told when she appeared before a federal judge. >> we have the next steps in
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this case with a live report. >> reporter: well, february 1st, two weeks from now, is when all parties in this case will be back in oakland federal court for a ball hearing. a judge will determine whether noor salman is a threat to the community, and if not, if she is released on ball, she'll is be able to wait for the start of her trial from the comfort of her own with her family and three why would son. her uncle was in court, and brought a bag of clothes for his niece, along with photos of their three-year-old son. he was not allowed to give it to her. the 30-year-old widow of the orlando nightclub shooter pled not guilty. she will remain in jail without ball for another two weeks. federal prosecutors accuse salman of helping her husband, omar mateen, carry out the largest mass shooting in u.s. history, killing 49 people at the pulse nightclub in orlando,
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florida, in june. salmanle is also accused of miss leading investigators aft -- misleading investigators after the shooting. in convicted, salman could face life in prison. >> yes, name are very serious charges. but, again, the government bears a heavy burden, and it's- yard line. >> reporter: the in-- it's beyond a reasonable doubt. >> reporter: the indictment has some information, but more are information could come to light at her bail hearing in two weeks. >> there's going to be a pitch from the government arguing that she is a threat to the community. that's just anticipated. >> reporter: ultimately, it will be up to the judge to determine whether or not that is true. the attorneys involved tell me this case will be eventually transferred to florida, so an attorney representing salman said if she is released on ball, she will likely have to travel to florida, or agree to
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live in florida for the reminder of this case -- remaineder of this case. new information about the hospital says of former president -- hospitallation of former president george h.w. bush, and now we are learning that barbara bush has also been hospitalized. the 92-year-old former president was admitted to icu because of a respiratory problem stemming from pneumonia. he is said to be stable in an icu. mrs. bush was admitted this morning to a hospital as a precautioner measure after experiencing fatigue and some coughing. president obama wrapped up his final news conference adkins commander in chief, touching on a wide range of topics with the white house press corps. many focused on his controversial sentence yesterday to commute the 35- year prison sense of chelsea manning, the army private
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accused of giving wikileaks top secret u.s. military documents. president obama feels 7 years is enough time. >> let's be clear, chelsea manning has served a tough prison sentence, so the notion that the average person who was thinking about disclosing vital classified information would think that it goes unpunished, i don't think would get that impression from the sentence that chelsea manning has served. >> manning's 35-year sentence was the longest punishment ever imposed for a leak conviction in the united states. republican leaders, though, say it is a grave mistake, that could encourage other acts of
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espionage, the president's decision. four of mr. trump's nominees for his cabinet are undergoing hearings today. >> and mr. trump spoke this morning in on social media. what he said may surprise many people. >> i don't like tweeting. >> reporter: on a morning when he fired off negative tweets about nbc news, he told fox and friends he's not a friend of the social media tool, instead using it as a defense mechanism. >> i guest very well dishonest meady and press, and i'm very well dishonest media and press, and it's the only way i can respond. >> reporter: congressman tom price is up for health and human services secretary today. he has come under fire lately for stock dealings, which have brought accusations of insider trading. >> everything that we have done has been aa above board, transparent, ethicalle and
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legal. >> reporter: south carolina governor n kky haley is -- nikky haley is also being scrutinized because of her inexperience. oklahoma's attorney general scott pruitt tapped to run the e pa, could have a tough time with democrats because of his record of fighting environmental regulation, and being a climate change denier. >> we must reject the nation them falcon paradigm that if you'll pro energy, you're anti- environment, and vice versa. >> reporter: and the number continues to grow, roughly 60 democratic lawmakers now saying they'll boycott the inauguration. >> calls for protests on inauguration day are growing here in the bay area. a group of teachers and students from oakland and berkeley is asking for a total shut down of school on friday.
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>> there should not be business as usualle until trump is gone. he was not elected by the majority of the people, and he does not represent california or this nation with his anti- immigrant attacks. >> the group, by any means necessary, was at the oakland council meeting last night. a spokesman for the oakland school district said there are no plans to cancel classes on friday, and the berkeley school district says students will be busy getting ready for final exams next week. >> a is superior court in the bay area now forced to hear cases in only three rooms. we'll tell you why, coming up.
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antioch police are investigating a deadly shooting that ended with a man crashing his car into a home. this happened near east 13th and simmons streets. police found a man inside his car with a gunshot wound. he died at the crash scene. he was 27 years old and from martinez, according to police, but they haven't told us his
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name yet. no one inside the home was hurt. if you have having in, call the antioch police department. >> we now know the murder trial for the man accused of murdering 15-year-old sierra lamar is now set to begin on january 30th. yesterday we reported that the trial of antolin garcia-torres had been delayed, and defense attorneys asked for more time to review some new dna evidence. dna received expected to play an important role if the trial, since sierra lamar's body has never been found. >> dozens of sonoma county superior court workers went on strike this morning. the court clerks, legal assistants, and court reporters walked off the job in an ongoing dispute over pay and working conditions. the county has had to consolidate all cases into three county courtrooms. those courtrooms could close
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early today. union workers will decide whether to continue the walkout tomorrow. >> it is dark and foreboding and gray out there, and the real rain has yet to come. >> that's right. it is set to move in later this afternoon, especially for the afternoon and evening commute, but already reports of some moderate rainfall, especially up in the north bay. the challenging travel on the roadways will be later today. right now it looks like some puddles already starting to form out there. our golden gate bridge camera, you see the right portion of your screen, out to the flag. will get a bit of a workout today, winds ramping up. you've been hearing about multiple storms. first one set to move in for today, second one for are friday. and then the one on sunday potentially called of could be stronger. if you ad up those numbers on the high end, you could see three inches possibly over the
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next few days. could be talking about 10 inches of rainfall out toward this coastal hills, and we'll have wind advisories. the first one is set to kick in at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. so this is in place for the entire bay area. winds could be gusting to 45, possibly 50 miles an hour. on storm tracker 2, there is the coverage out there. you can see the yellows and oranges indicate something pretty good downpours there. santa rosa reporting heavy rain, and also out towards sonoma, as well. this one sell is really developing over the past few minutes. if we're to click on this, you can see a rainfall rate just over a half an inch an hour, pushing the map to the east bay, still covered here out towards livermore, and even down towards the south bay for san jose. so i think the forecast model is actually a little too slow with this system. this rainfall moving in right now probably should be moving in about three hours from now.
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this storm is actually speeding up a little bit. you can see that circulation out there in the pacific with that frontal band. as we come in closer, we'll show you some of the wind speeds. the wind advisory kicks in at 3:00 p.m. some more wind reports for you, sfo21, and gusting to over 30 miles a an hour in half moon bay -- miles an hour in half moon bay. another system will be coming in saturday night into sunday morning. in terms of rainfall intensety throughout the next few hours, it will be ramping up into the evening, and we could be able to scale back tonight through tomorrow morning. moderate to heavy rainfall, even 6:00 this evening, and 8:00, as well, and there's a chance we could have a few isolated thunderstorms into thursday. we could have a few scattered thunderstorms pop up, as well. you'll notice the coverage is not as wide spread, but still a few pop-up showers and
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thunderstorms that could trigger some downpours, and maybe some more breaks into thursday afternoon. and here is another one coming in thursday night into friday morning. temperatures for today will be in the 50s. temperatures not the big story out there, but the multiple rain clouds will be. so georgia, our break has come 50th so gacia, our break has come -- so, gacia, our break has come to an end. unfortunately, flooding was an issue last week. the potential will be going up again over the next few days. >> thanks, mark. i know you've seen it, the construction of san francisco's new tallest building. now we're seeing what the view looks like from the very top. stay with us.
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what are you doing up? mom said i could have a midnight snack. it's not even midnight, it's ten forty-three. well, let's have a ten forty-three snack. quietly, though. okay. yeah. mmmm. shhhh. hey i'll share my yoplait custard if you share your yoplait dippers? deal. deal. mmmm. the family favorite. yoplait.
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le, a group of residents -- well, a group of residents are now suing the city in order to stop a controversial golf entertainment project that is moving in. >> we have details now of this proposed project to build top golf on 30 acres of land on north first street. >> reporter: located in the north end of san jose, this is a community that prides effort for its small town character. some residents worry that may go away with plans to build an
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entertainment vegas like venue complete with retail and a top golf. >> our town is basically sleeping by 10:00. >> reporter: mark is the leader of the group, and a lead plaintiff if in a lawsuit against the city of san jose, and the projects developers challenging the environmental review. >> i feel that this is an environment doing injustice on the community, primarily a lower income community. we have high-end development here. >> people don't like to play golf here. okay? they're too busy working. >> reporter: he is concerned that traffic will only get worse as it is used patricks a short cut for are highway 237, and all of those cars too dangerous sits across from a youth center and school. but the city is confy dent the project complies with state law. >> it's always a bit dismaying to see people resort to litigation to settle these things, particularly when a project has gone through an
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appropriate process for environmental review. >> reporter: the director of terra ventures is releasing a statement that says in part: >> both sides say they're prepared to take the matter to court, if necessary. >> my message is somewhere else, please, not here. our town is is a quiet town. we -- our town is a quiet town. we want to keep it that way. and that isn't the only lawsuit, the santa clara autobahn society is also concerned about the future of the burrowing owls, as it could engage are those birds, so they have filed a separate lawsuit. >> governor jerry brown melt with a group of chinese dignitaries last night to kick
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off the chinese new year festivities. he wished everyone a happy and prosper us new year. san francisco's famous chinese new year parade is september for february 11th this year. if you can't make it in person, tonight worry, we have you covered. you can watch the parade live right here on ktvu fox 2. stay with us. we'll be right back.
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in the north bay, a church is proposing a plan to help the homeless by setting up an encampment on it property. this comes a few months attar the city of santa rosa declared a state of emergency, and asked the community for suggestions on how to help. the plan is stirring up quite a bit of controversy and reaction from neighbors. >> reporter: dinner for 100 homeless people on a cold night. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: first united methodist church welcomes the need we with food and shelter all year, but has decided to do more. >> there will be rules and accountability. >> reporter: what they call a transitionalle community at their other campus across town, on this vacant lot, a fenced and secure camp where high- functioning homeless people will live, as they work toward housing. >> well, this is the spot that we've got, and we have 2,000
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unshelter $homeless people, according -- unsheltered homeless people according to the census. >> reporter: but it's a spot surrounded by residential property, and an elementary school sits right across the street. >> this is where they've told us they are going to put the fencing. >> reporter: neighborhood opponents say they learned late what was planned here, and they're now organizing. >> we are starting this war are and starting it now. >> reporter: at this hastily called meeting, there was talk of health and safety issues, and pushing back on the outdoor camp. >> we need parents to have children to do that. >> who is going to to be responsible for what happens? does it take one child having an issue? >> reporter: campers would be screened, and the camp supervised, but many aren't convinced. >> it's going to attract mortgage homeless outside of their control or anything they can monitor. >> reporter: >> we've had members from this -- we've had members from this
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neighborhood saying these are all murderers and rapists, and that is not the case. city hall alone cannot solve our homeless problem, so we're looking for community assistance, and this is a way wire hoping might lead to a solution -- we're hoping might lead to a lewis. >> mayor are ed lee is joining other -- mayor ed lee is joining other mayors across the country to fight against lgbt discrimination. washington d.c., philadelphia, and seattle are the three other cities that are represented, the four major cities represented. construction work on what will be san francisco's tallest building. these pictures show the view from the salesforce tower. it has changed the san
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francisco sky line dramatically over the last few months, the salesforce tower will stand 1,070 feet high once this massive construction project is completed later this year. >> that city skyline has changed so much. >> absolutely. every day you see a little change. >> rain today. keep that in mind, and join us back here for are the 4:00 on 2. >> uh-huh. have a great day.
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