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of air conditioners. but all of this extra use is taxing on pg&e. a controversial training program involving law enforcement all over the country. why the city of berkeley is considering dropping out of urban shield. it's ahead on morn morning. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> well, good morning to you. it is tuesday, june 20th. i'm claudine wong, in for gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. once again we're talking about hot weather. i went outside. it is a still warm air, steve. >> but it felt better started last night. >> i agree with that. >> i walked outside and i was like it is a little cooler. >> i opened the sliding door at o'dark thirty and it felt cooler. believe me, i look for those things. we have fog coming back in. remember the old days when you went out to get the paper -- now the kids don't get the paper. you would say it's going to be
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hot today or you would say it feels cooler. you take the dog out. it feels cooler. christopher says it looks like the fog is trying to come in over san francisco. it is. it is a beautiful morning. i agree. most locations have a more of a marine influence fog. cooler for most. 60s, 70s, 80s, coast and bay. 100s inland but cooled off most inland locations to mid to upper 90s. there's a lot of fog, especially san francisco south patchy. there is a west/southwest breeze at the delta. nothing too strong. 50sand 60s. temperatures running a little cooler. anywhere from a couple degrees to five to six for some. if it feels cooler, it is compared to a few hours ago. now it looks like a northerly breeze on the sonoma coast. on shore for many all the way down to southern california.
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peninsula temps 50s and 60s. redwood city 60. menlo park at 59 degrees. slight cooldown today. what about tomorrow? i'll talk about that in ten minutes. there will still be 100s but you have to be far inland. sal, 7:02. what is on the screens, my friend. >> we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza and everything in between. we will start off with interstate 280 driving in from downtown to your job in sunnyvale or cupertino. you will see some slow traffic here. and it stays that way. i can show you the maps and show you the traffic is going to be slow on 280 west -- going into the west valley. 101 and 85, which is not unusual but we thought we might get a little bit of a break. 880 between hayward and union city is slow. san mateo bridge slows across. something that is a new slowdown in the last year or so, it has become pronounced would be southbound 680 coming down towards the fremont area. this is the east shore freeway. it is slow all the way down to berkeley. by the time you get to the bay
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bridge toll plaza, we do have about a 20, maybe a 25-minute delay before you make it on to the span. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. the power is out for 2,000 pg&e customers in the bay area. in the meantime the heat wave is causing a surge in demand for electricity especially as you know for air-conditioning. cal iso issued a flex alert for today and tomorrow. ktvu's leigh martinez staying cool at the home depot in concord. people are buying anything to help them stay cool. good morning, leigh. >> reporter: good morning, dave. i have bad news. they sold out of fans and air conditioners over the weekend. it has picked up some speed and there was no breeze out there. i'm nice and comfortable right
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now. i run cool. but home depot sold out over the weekend of air conditioners and fans. they got an emergency shipment in on monday. well, that has sold out. they have gotten calls from people asking for air conditioners and they have to tell them they don't have them and they're not sure when the next shipment will be back in. for san rafael and concord, it has been 12 years since they experienced this kind of heat. the high temperatures and solar radiation overheats the system, making it lessee fishent. add to that the demand to run the electricity, mostly for air- conditioning units and we have the potential for a blackout. >> we haven't experienced temperatures like that in quite some time. a longer heat event is, the more problematic it can be from a number of perspectives. >> reporter: although
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california independent system operator believes it can meet the energy demand this week, it wants to avoid the potential for blackouts. homes and businesses are being asked to conserve energy between 2:00 this afternoon to 9:00 at night this afternoon. turn off all lights, electric devices and equipment not in use. wait until 9:00 to use large appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers and adjust the air-conditioning unit if you have one to 78 degrees. back out here live, we were told that they are trying to get another shipment of air conditioners in. but they do have some of those units already on hold. so just going to be another hot one. and you're going to have to be a little more creative if you can't get an air conditioner or a fan to cool yourself off today. >> wow. leigh martinez, thank you. the time is 7:05. here are the latest power
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outage numbers from pg&e. 1800 around the bay have no lek trace. in the south bay, 1350 customers, most in san jose. 451 customers without power in the north bay. 42 homes and businesses in the east bay have no power. no outages in san francisco or on the peninsula. if you are heading to the coast for a cooldown, officials warn people to be careful. san francisco firefighters and other agencies are holding a mock water rescue in ocean beach. trying to call attention to the danger of rip currents. swimming is not encouraged at ocean beach. it is best to swim parallel to the shore if you get caught in a rip current. never turn your back on the water and walk your pets on a leash so they do not get swept away. the staff at the high school in moraga will reopen today after a brush fire came real close to the school. it was a four alarm fire.
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it burned 16 acres yesterday. started a little after 2:00 in the afternoon. it was contained just before 9:00 last night. the helicopter was dropping water to help put out the flames. fire crews from alameda and contra costa counties were called in to help battle the flames. a shelter in place was issued for parts of the neighborhood when that fire started. . >> then it moved. it moved back again. so they came down quicklyand told us to evacuate. >> the flames burned several acres above the school's football stadium. as a precaution, the campus was closed yesterday. but the fire did not damage the school. still no word on how that fire started. the largest active fire in california continues to burn northeast of big bear. the so-cold holcomb fired started in the san bernardino national forest. so far it has burned 850 acres
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and 0% containment. the san bernardino county sheriff's office says several campgrounds were also evacuated and sections of highway 189 were closed. fire crews brought in a night flying air attack to try to battle the fire overnight. the time is now 7:08. it is brutally hot in the southwest. that will continue today. in fact american airlines has canceled dozens of flights out of phoenix. temperatures expected to reach 120 degrees today in the phoenix area. american airlines says smaller jets just can't properly take off when it is so hot. the problem is the air is less dense and some of the planes need too much runway just to get off the ground. don't forget you can get all of the latest information about the heat wave by downloading ktvu's wealth app. we will give you updates on ktvu.com and on our facebook and twitter pages. happening today, city of berkeley will consider whether to continue taking part in a
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controversial law enforcement program called urban shield. police officers from around the world come to the bay area each year for the four-day training program. they learn s.w.a.t. maneuvers and go through intense simulations. berkeley has participated in the program for the past decade. proponents say it teaches officers different divisions of policing, including detective work and how to deescalate situations. but critics say urban shield teaches police more militarized training rather than peaceful solutions. santa rosa police are trying to figure out if two young children who were found dead with their father yesterday could have been saved. the father frequently had the two children at his apartment and say he seemed to be a good father. sunday night the children's mother notified the sonoma county sheriff's office that he didn't return the children when he was supposed to. police broke in yesterday morning and found the three
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bodies. his sister says the family can't comprehend what happened. >> it caught all of us by surprise. it is very tragic obviously. we are not sure why he would do such a thing. >> investigators are now putting together a timeline for when the children were killed. a neighbor told us she heard the two talking yesterday morning before police arrived. but investigators say they don't know if the children might still be alive if the apartment had been searched sooner. >> yeah. the time is now 7:10. still ahead, an emotional debate about a cell phone tower at a northern california school. up next, the recent illnesses in two children and why many parents are concerned. and the dangers of leaving children in hot cars. coming up at 7:30, the bill being considered by lawmakers that could save lives. good morning. you can see that traffic is going to be busy in many areas. this should 280 northbound getting up to highway 17. you will see it moving slowly
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up into the west valley. y. well, it's been pretty toasty right here. we get a slight break for many today. but it's only going to be about a day and then maybe warm temps tomorrow. we will take a look at it and talk about it coming up. wrap ♪
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>> the candidates have spent a combined $50 billion on the campaign, making it the most expensive in history. price left to become the health and human services secretary for president trump. 200 million registered voters was accidentally leaked online. that information was stored on a publicly accessible server used by a marketing firm working for the republican national committee. the firm says the serveesh was not properly secured. the information included names, birth dates, addresses and other voter details. the server has been secured now. the national committee has stopped working with the company. the time is 7:14. the state department vowing to seek justice for a college student who died yesterday just days after being released from custody in north korea. 22-year-old otto warmbier died in cincinatti yesterday. he suffered brain damage while
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detained in north korea. now, he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a north korean propaganda poster. warmbier served 17 months of the sentence before he was released back here to the u.s. he was in a coma. oma. >> there's no excuse for the way that the north koreans eated our son. >> otto, i love you and so crazy about you. i'm so glad you're home. >> rex tillerson, the secretary of state, released a statement saying that the u.s. holds north korea accountable for the unjust imprisonment and wants the release of three other americans detained illegally. illegally. some students are suing the university for discrimination. they say that they fostered an anti- semitic climate on campus. the group invited the mayor of
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jerusalem to speak on campus. the students say the noisy demonstrators shut down the police and campus police did nothing to stop the protesters and the school excluded the group from vulnerable on campus groups. officials are not commenting on the lawsuit. a group of patients in san joaquin county are worried about a cell phone tower at an elementary school where two students have been diagnosed with cancer in the past year. yesterday dozens of families showed up at the school board raising concerns. now, the cell phone tower is at west end elementary school. current scientific research doesn't conclude that cell phone towers are linked to cancer. but the parents say more research should be done and the school district should not take the risk. >> there's not enough research to say it is or not. so why let our children be the experiment that discovers that it is later on.
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>> more than 3300 parents and community members signed a petition to remove the cell phone tower. the school board said the superintendent will make a statement about it today. the time is 7:17 on the clock. time to head to sal and see how the traffic is behaving in this morning commute. hello there, sal. >> good morning, claudine wong and dave clark. >> yep. >> we're going to start at highway 17. i keep starting there because it is very slow. this is somewhat unusual for it to be this slow this early coming around the corner into the west valley. i'm not sure what -- well, i guess i'm sure what is going on. everybody is going to work at the same time. 101 is slow. we haven't had a lot of crashes along the way. we've had some. i can show you the traffic is going to be affected by some of these crashes. but for the most part, it is just slow traffic. this say look at interstate 880 as you drive from hayward down into fremont. 680 is very slow. this freeway here has become
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kind of a chore for people pleasing pleasanton heading down to fremont and the south bay. down to 7 miles per hour on some of the stretches here. 80 westbound is also slow. the bay bridge, we don't have much too there. there is the bay bridge toll plaza camera. and it is backed up for about a 20-minute, 25-minute delay. it is kind of a normal day. what we don't have, as we go to steve, we don't have light summer traffic yet. i assume it will come around the fourth of july when people are away. it hasn't come yet. >> can i share something on that. >> yes. >> a good friend of ours, max, he has a restaurant. he told me that he used to take august off. he says now everything is different. schools start earlier, people come back earlier. you're seeing something similar to that. it used to be june, july august. >> we had light traffic. we don't get it anymore.
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>> he said the same thing. shoutout for max. very good tennis player. he really is. we will play sometime, max. trust me. we will get to it here. a little bit of a cooldown today. you know, if you're in the restaurant business or something, you can maybe write us and tell us is that true? it used to be august is look okay we can put up the closed sign. not anymore. things have changed. sunshine and cooler temperatures for most. 60s, 70, 80s. upper 90s. unless you're in lake county and vacaville, yes, it will be very, very hot. cooler for most today. 60, 70s, 80s, 90s. we're all over the map. do a little education for you. sunday was hot. brutal for everybody. late sunday night, early monday morning, we had thunderstorms roll through. you can see them going crazy over the sierra. what the heck happened here? there wasn't moisture coming up from the spine of the sierra
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which is what you usually see in the monsoon season. you will get advanced notice. you have to remember there's a tremendous amount of snow in some of the higher elevations. you get tremendous heat like we had, you get rapid evaporation, you get cooling, condensing, tremendous lapse rates as well and a trigger in the atmosphere. the flow around the high took a lot of the moisture. it came up from the east/southeast. yesterday there were still some. things have calmed down because the pattern has changed. the high repositioned itself. that's why we had the cloud cover and the humidity and the rapid evaporation over the sierra. make sense? i hope so. don't see that very often where you get temperatures 90 degrees with a decent snow pack up in tahoe. that's what tahoe was yesterday, 90 degrees. there's not a lot on the delta breeze. but it is there. 50s and 60s on the temps.
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most locations running cooler. it won't take long to warm up away from the coast. concord, livermore, minus 5 in san jose. the fog continues to ramp up, especially south of about point reyes. north of that, there is a slight off shore breeze. then south of that, there's a lot of fog with more of an on shore. same for southern california. dealing with the june gloom. 60 gilroy. morgan hill 58. mid-60s santa clara valley. it looks cooler today. the problem or the issue, i should say, the high. instead of being over land as we had on sunday and monday, it is easing off. it will reposition itself off shore. as it does, starting on wednesday, we will start to get a little northerly breeze. if everything comes in as advertised, a northeast. as you know if you've lived here long enough, that means it could get very hot on thursday.
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then a gradual cooling trend taking us into the weekend and next week. today, 60s to 100s. up in lake county and vacaville, contra costa. others, livermore, should come down a few degrees. four or five. same for san jose. east san jose yesterday was 99. i don't think it will be that hot today. 93, 94. 60s on the coast. upper 70s on the peninsula. tomorrow, a little warmer. it looks like thursday could be toasty. then gradual cooling going into the weekend. >> gradual cooling. that's all i'm focused on. the time on the clock is 7:22. there is anger in seattle after police shot and killed a pregnant woman. the reportings just before officers opened fire. and can paint determine a home's sale price? the colors you may want to stay away from if you're looking to sell your home.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 6:25. it is a big time to buy or sell a home. a lot of families are moving over the summer. how does color play a role. >> plus amazon not just expanding into the grocery business. pam cook is back with today's money business. a lot to talk about. >> amazon very busy. they are launching a new fashion platform called prime wardrobe. it is a wardrobe subscription service kind of like stitch fix if you've heard of it. according to the website, it
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includes brands outside of amazon's private labels like adidas, calvin klein and levis. tech stocks continue to be the bright spot on wall street this morning. checking in on the numbers, the indexes are all down. that's after some pretty big gains across the board. here is a live look at the dow jones. down 14 points to 21,514. nasdaq also down just about 9 point. still 62.29. s s&p 500 is also dropping. get ready to pay for for ups shipping fees during the holiday season. the charges will be applied to residential shipments starting in november. typically black friday and holiday week will cost more. people or companies sending the packages will probably bear the
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brunt of the extra fees but some e-commerce retailers may pass that along to the customer. google wants to become a force in the search for new jobs. starting today, job seekers can enter something like bay area chef job and will get detailed information on a chef job. it will also include employee ratings of companies that have help wanted listings and list average commute times to that job. google is teaming up with glass door, linkedin, monster and facebook to help you find job listings. it eliminates duplicate job listings and gives you a direct link to the application. you can sign up to be alerted when there is a new job posting that matches your query. if you are looking to sell your home, don't paint your kitchen yell e it could lower a home's value by an average of $820. on the other hand, homes with blue bathrooms sold for more
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than $5,000 more than expected. kitchens with lighter toned walls went for $1,800 more. homes that did the worst, no color. don't have all white walls. they sold for $4,000 less than expected. what is interesting, i have done a lot of real estate stories and talk today agents in the bay area. >> yeah. >> and the color on the outside of your house that is helpful is yellow. people are attracted to the outside color of yellow. but that is one of the first things that the homeowner wants to do is change the outside color. >> confusing. >> i guess it feels homey. >> i guess so. >> i just painted a bathroom gray. >> i think you're okay with gray. it is in the blue. but blues if you're going to sell it. >> all right, pam. >> thanks, pam. >> the time is 7:28. a final report in oakland on last year's deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. the new information and also the answers unfortunately the victims' families will never get.
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the hot weather continues this week. along with it, an increased risk for kids and pets being left in hot cars. what the chp and child advocates want people to know about the problem and ways to prevent it.
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>> good morning to you on this tuesday morning. pg&e is reporting large power
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outages throughout the bay area. one of the biggest is in fremont. another affected area is walnut creek where a combined 2500 pg&e customers do not have power because of two outages. so far we don't know the causes of the outages. we do not have an estimated time when crews will be able to restore service. we will stay on top of the story and bring you the latest information as it becomes available. again, good morning to you on this june 20th. i'm claudine wong. gasia is off today. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's go to steve paulson. he is right over here about the weather and the forecast. >> it is cooler for most today. >> yeah. >> i think we warm up tomorrow. >> oh, steven. steven. >> something that i said. >> you started well. >> i heard that. never mind. let's get going there. we will a cooler pattern now. we talked about this earlier how summertime used to be
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memorial weekend to labor day. now things change. schools start up in august. sabrina says yes that is correct. schools start in august so people are vacationing late july. the town doesn't empty until the 4th. big change from years ago. that verifies what we were talking about. we have a cooler pattern we're talking about for many. i think we're down about three, maybe 7 degrees inland there. will be some near 100. but cooler than yesterday. 60, 70s, 80s. it looks like a warmer pattern starts tomorrow. there's a lot of fog from about san francisco south. there's not so much to the north. so we have a little on shore there. west/southwest. not that strong but a little delta breeze. 50s, 60s 70s. most locations are running cooler than 24 hours ago. at one point san jose was nine degrees cooler. now they're five. to the north looks good. we will have a little more of an on shore push. temperatures to the north
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already 73 in kelseyville. so there are some that aren't too bad. overall, 60s, 70s, 80s, to 90s to near 100. it will be a little cooler today. sal, 7:34. are you taking a little break, taking a walk. in time to do your traffic. >> you know, my chair is one of those things where right before the traffic update -- now you caught me -- i want to do this. awe. >> better. >> it is like a fresh feeling, steve. >> okay. >> i love that laugh track, by the way. >> thank you very much. let's go out and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. i like that music too that they do right when they go to camera. it's like kind of official. i like it. this is a big delay here at the bay bridge toll plaza. and it is beginning to affect the east shore freeway. it is taking 46 minutes to drive from the carquinez bridge to the maze. when you get here, you will see just a lot of slow traffic. not only will it take you a while to get here. once you get here, you will be
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waiting for a while. at least 30 minutes to make it on to the span. and that is kind of a big delay. and, again, i keep going back to here in the middle of june i thought with schools being out we would get a break. we are not right now. this is a look at 880 northbound past the coliseum. the traffic is moving along well. someone told me that afternoon traffic has become lighter. if you ever want to weigh in and governor me anecdotal information about -- give me anecdotal information, hit me up. i like to hear it. traffic will be slow from pittsburgh all the way over to concord. and 680 is sold out. again, we're not getting a big break in the traffic. 880 is slow from 238 all the way down to fremont. dumbarton and san mateo bridge commutes are slow. i want to go to the dublin interchange. a couple of crashes here. we have a lot of slow traffic in this area. again, give yourself plenty of time if you are driving,
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especially on 680 trying to get out of pleasanton heading south. 7:35. back to the desk. it is a problem we're reminded about just about every time that we experience a summer heat wave. kids and pets being left in hot cars. allie rasmus is in san jose where the chp and child safety advocates will be talking about this. >> reporter: so far this year, 12 children have died because of vehicle al heat stroke-- vehiclal heat stroke. even if the temperatures outside are as low as 57 degrees, if it is i sunny day -- it is a sunny day, temperatures inside of a car can reach deadly temperatures. it is expected to get into the 90s in the san jose area.
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it only takes minutes for temperatures to sore to 110 degrees and highner a vehicle. there is a bill that would require automaker to include technology in vehicles that would alert parents and caregivers when they have left their child in the car. later this morning, we will talk to jan knoll who has been studying this data for the last 20 years, the information and the data about heat cars and heat stroke deaths. and we will be speaking with the chp about what the law says you can and cannot do when you see a child or animal trapped in a hot car. that is about an hour from now that we will be hearing from the experts on the topic. >> thank you so much, al e. other. important information. when it comes to the laws and hot cars, a bill was actually passed in california that says that citizens can smash car windows to set pets free. there is no other way to rescue
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them when it is too hot. what about children? this is our question of the day. do you think it is legal to break into day car on a hot day if you see a child inside? yes, no, or maybe you have no idea. let us know what you think by voting on our ktvu twitter page or on ktvu.com and also comment on our ktvu facebook page. the time is 7:38. a final report on last year's deadly ghost ship warehouse fire. investigators cannot determine why it went up in flames. the photos were released as part of the report, showing some areas were more damaged than others. the fire started on the ground floor. the main electrical sub panel for the warehouse was next door, in an auto shop. and the tenants were using extension cords to power appliances and lamps. the report says the fire could have been caused by an electrical fair you'll but
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investigators couldn't rule out candles and smoking materials as possible causes. 36 people died in that fire. the manager of the ghost ship warehouse and the creative director of max harris are now each facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the deaths. the deaths. a santa rosa man remains in jail this morning in connection with a mobile home fire that killed his mother. ian stamp is suspected of arson and homicide in connection with the fire that destroyed the mobile home. the 66-year-old was trapped inside. firefighters say the flames spread so quickly there was little chance of getting her out. investigators say the father started in her son's bedroom. they do not think that he intend today kill his mother. he is facing two felony charges for arson and murder. he has a hearing scheduled for tomorrow morning. happening today, the san jose city council will vote on whether to negotiate with google over the plans to build
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a huge new campus. this campus would cover more than 6 million square feet near the b.a.r.t. station and the sap center. it would also include new offices and housing in the downtown area. it may bring in as many as 20,000 jobs. yesterday labor leaders met at city hall demanding to be part of the negotiations. they want google to offer higher paying service jobs and also invest in affordable housing. e housing. >> as community and labor leaders, we know worker who's cook, clean, protect, serve tech campuses every single day but are paid far too little to afford housing prices driven sky high due to tech growth. >> if this plan moves ahead, development may not start until after the year 2020. if you are planning a trip to the beach, listen up. at 8:00, we will have more on the dangers and the warnings from the coast guard this
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morning. also opting out of his contract to keep the warriors together. what we're learning about kevin durant and his new deal with the warriors.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. our time is now 7:43. anger is growing in a seattle, washington neighborhood after a pregnant woman was shot and killed by police. it happened sunday morning at the woman's apartment after police were called about a burglary. police say charlene allyles confronted officers with a knife. that is when officers opened fire, right in front of her children. on monday, seattle police
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released recordings of what happened out there. listen to this. en to this. >> is this the woman with the three kids. >> yeah. yeah. this gal she was the one making the statement below zero her and her daughter are going to turn into wolves. >> get back. get back. >> get back. get back. k. get back. [gunshots] >> that was an audio recording in seattle. ms. lyles was arrested earlier this month for waving shears at officers responding to another call to the apartment. her family says she was suffering from mental illness. >> she didn't deserve that. no, she didn't.
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>> she has mental health issues. >> the mayor called it a tragedy for everybody involved. there will be an investigation and it will be reviewed by federal monitors. a driver shot monday morning by a chp officer on the bridge is recovering. the chp says the officer fired shots at a vehicle that drove towards officers investigating a crash. investigators say the driver refused to stop despite repeated commands to do so. the name of the driver still has not been released. the time is 7:45. activity is picking up ahead of a july 4th deadline in congress to pass a republican health care bill. senate republicans have been working behind closed doors, trying to come up with a senate version of the american health care act which was passed by the house last month. democrats in the meantime held a talk-a-thon on the floor of the senate for several hours late last night. they say they should be allowed to work on the health bill as
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well. the closed door republican only meetings are -- is an insult to voters. sean spicer is reportedly taking on a new role and will leave his duties at the president's spokesman. fox news says that spicer is leading a search for his replacement and will continue to work as the communications director. the post has been empty since mike resigned in may. in recent weeks, spicer's relationship with the press corps has been strained. he conducted press briefings off camera. including yesterday when he banned cameras and audio recordings. so far there is no word who might replace him. kevin durant wants the warriors to win back to back nba titles by earning less money than he could earn under nba rules. kevin will opt out of his contract that would have paid him $28 million next season. he will become a unrestricted free agent on july 1st but
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resign with the warriors in a new deal that will pay him $31 million next season. it is a raise but he is actually eligible to make $35 million. he is taking less money to allow the warriors to fit other players like iguodala under the salary cap. happening now, san ramon police are taking part in a law enforcement front to raise money for the special olympics of northern california. this is any have you had from san ramon this morning. these officers are handing off the torch to danville police. it will end up in davis where the special olympics begins on friday. as they're running out there, we want to see how the cars are running. sal, you're watching the east shore and everything else. >> yes. there is slow traffic almost everywhere. this seems like a commute we would have in march to be honest with you. we have slow traffic and there is no sign of any light traffic even though it is summer and summer vacation. you know, for a lot of the kids
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anyway. this is a big thick commute. it is backed up for 35 to 40 minutes here. if you're in the cash lanes. just to get on to the bridge. and then you have more time of course to get on to the bridge and get into san francisco. we also have slow traffic in other spots. 880 has not started to slow too much past the coliseum. there is slowing into downtown oakland. the east bay is lit up in red. that means the traffic is very slow. in fact, deep red, a lot of slow traffic coming in from pittsburgh to concord. and then 680 south from concord to walnut creek. and we also have 880 is slow from hayward all the way to fremont. both bridges are slow. i want to mention it is kind of a mess on eastbound 580. if you're driving over to dublin or pleasanton, there was a car fire here. look at all of the slow traffic. this is stuff that might catch you by surprise. southbound 680 is also slow leaving pleasanton, heading down. if this is your commute, i would allow extra time and just
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go out there with the mind seat you will be delayed. 7:48. let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome. >> we have a cooler pattern for most. decent fog bank, especially from san francisco south, down towards san mateo coast and socked in along the santa cruz coast down to monterey. there is good circulation down there. it is called a coastal eddie. you remember coastal eddie. jim says you can send a coastal eddie up here to cob mountain. it is very warm to start the day on cob mountain. it is 81. that is warm. 7:30 in the morning. no kidding. it will be 105 to 107 up into lake county. terry says we're not looking forward to thursday. day. what do you mean? well, you and claudine wong are not looking forward to thursday. it will be cooler today. either is steve, to be honest with you. we will deal with it. there are signs of an off-shore breeze kicking back in. even those in daly city are
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cooling off. the forecast in daly city is 73, 74. that is warm there. if it is that hot, it will be really warm. maybe not sunday hot. that was fresno hot on sunday. but there are signs that thursday looks warmer. after that, we will start a cooling trend. the system towards monterey has ramped up the fog for some. 50, 60s, 70s, temperatures running cooler than 24 hours ago. now, about point reyes north, bodega bay, there is a slight breeze. san francisco south down to monterey, it is sold out, as sal would say. oakland 66. lafayette, 68. by the concord pavilion, 67. ukiah will be warm.
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smoking hot in phoenix. 90 already. looking for 120, 121. that would fall one degree short of the all-time high 122. even clouds coming there you, giving a hint of the monsoon. cooler for us except up in lake county and vacaville. another day, another couple of days. for many today will be cooler. we get a break today. tomorrow looks warmer. if thursday is right, that would be the hottest day. after that, a downward trend. >> yikes. >> you're not happy, claude en. >> you know what you will say. i went running yesterday. >> you did? >> not until 6:00. and it was 90. i thought it is cool. i am losing my mind, thinking that 90 is cool. thanks, steve. it definitely is wildfire season. coming up, we will have a fire captain in our ktvu studios to talk more about the dangers of what you can do to stay safe. and a touching story of
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support for a south bay business owner whose mother just died. we will tell you how strangers stepped in when he really needed help.
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>> controversyian fence is going up near martin park in san jose. it is eight feet tall ask designed to keep the homeless off of state owned property between mclaughlin avenue and interstate 880. the neighbors say they spent years trying to get the
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neighborhood cleaned up and the homeless create a safety risk because of drug use and violence. >> we sympathize and feel sorry for them. this is our neighborhood and basically we wanted to take it back from them. they were making a mess. >> it will actually be a wall that is not able to be penetrated. it tells the people that you're not wanted here. symbolically in our country a wall these days means exclusion. usion. >> the homeless people we talked to say they don't know where they will be able to go once the fence is completed in the next few weeks. the time is 7:55. happening today, san francisco's board of supervisors will continue banning the sale of flavored tobacco products. flavored tobacco products are often packaged like candy and aimed at teenagers. some small business owners criticize the plan and say it will hurt them financially. if the proposed ban is
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approved, it would take effect in 2018. there was an incredible show of support for a south bay business owner who needed help in tough times. he has the means now to travel to cambodia to attend the funeral of his mother thanks to the customers of the business. they have worked at the donut shot for 17 years after coming here from cambodia. earlier this month, he found out that his 92-year-old mother who he hadn't seen in eight years had passed away. a customer overheard a conversation, saying that he couldn't afford to go back for the funeral. >> i know that i'm close to my family and i would be just heart broken if i was in that position. tion. >> the customers started a gofundme page and had an overwhelming response. they surpassed the goal.
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great story. get ready for even more hot weather all over the bay area today. up next, we will show you the problems caused by the hot weather and what you can do to cool down. plus the search for answers continues after a tragedy in the north bay. what we're learning about the mother who killed his two young children before killing himself. himself. 280 in san jose northbound you will see slow traffic. although it is getting better now finally as you approach the west valley. well, we will be a little cooler for many today. but, you know when your dog or cat are lying on the kitchen floor next to the fan and you're like move over, it is hot that. will be the case tomorrow.
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>> east bay residents are buying up air-conditioning units. but all of the extra use is putting stress on pg&e. we have guidelines on your power usage coming up. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning to you. welcome back in to mornings on 2. it is tuesday, june 20th. i'm alex savidge in today for mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong in for gasia mikaelian. let's check your weather and traffic. steve is in for steve. hello, steve. >> yeah. steve was a little under the weather. >> you can't -- you cannot not come in when this heat -- >> we need you now. >> i never miss the big events. >> it has been a big year. >> it has been a big year. >> steve has been here a lot. >> i have been. we have a little more in the way of fog coming in. a little cooler for many. i can't do much for you in lake
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county and contra costa county and up to cloverdale, those kind of areas. for many it will be cooler today. much bigger fog bank, certainly towards monterey. the last couple of days, wrote i have memories of visiting grandma in fresno during the summer. this has been fresno hot. it certainly has been. here is a little animation. coastal eddie showing up on the go 16. that is our new go 16 satellite in monterey. if you're down in santa cruz and you're like what? there is enhancement taking place. this is moving on shore. that's why there is so much fog to the south. to the north, from about san francisco north, there is only patchy or hardly any at all. this is mainly a san mateo, parts of san francisco, parts of santa cruz on the fog.
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70s on the temps already. 50 ands 60s for others. livermore is down 7 compared to 24 hours ago. concord and fairfield down 5. 5 for oakland and hayward. it will be cooler for many today. temperatures on the peninsula, 60s for some. everybody is close. pacifica says 63. menlo park, 64. it looks warmer starting tomorrow for many. 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, a few hundreds away from the coast. what do you want to get to, sal. >> one of the biggest ones is eastbound 580 driving over to dublin pleasanton from castro valley. an earlier crash and car fire as well. 680 is also pretty slow heading out of pleasanton. this whole stretch will be a very slow drive. if you drive that way, don't let it catch you by your surprise. that is coupling with the regular morning commutes on 880
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south and on 680 south that are slow in the area anywhere. significant slowing on highway 4 from 284 concord. 280 has improved in san jose. that is better getting up to the west valley. at the bay bridge toll plaza we have a 20, 25 minute delay before you make it on to the span. let's go back to the desk. thousands of pg&e customers across the bay area are without power this morning. >> right. and two of the hardest hit areas are the south bay and the east bay. this morning, officials monitoring the power grid have issued another flex alert for today and tomorrow. ktvu's leigh martinez is joining us live at a home depot in concord where shoppers are scooping up anything that keeps them cool. what is the hot item this morning. >> reporter: it is nice and cool out here right now. nobody thinks that will last. right as they opened at 5:30 this morning, they had 12 phone
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calls from people asking for air conditioners. and bad news, they do not have any air conditioners left. and they also sold out of those big large fans. now, emergency shipments did come in yesterday. but guess what, they were gone within two hours. now, pg&e says the high temperatures and solar radiation overheats the system making it lessee fishent. add to that the demand for electricity mostly to run an air-conditioning you know exit we have the potential for a blackout. home depot customers were shocked to find ac units and large fans sold out this morning. williams bought a small desk fan from home depot last week but it is not cutting it and they need a bigger fan. >> unfortunately they were not where they were last week. so they moved them. i walked around the whole store. and actually right in the front
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they only have like eight little ones and maybe one big one, a 20-inch fan. >> reporter: now, homes and businesses are being asked to voluntarily conserve energy during the peak hours of 2:00 this afternoon to 9:00 at night. turn off all lights and electronic devices not in use. wait until 9:00 p.m. to use large appliances like washing machines and dishwashers and adjust the thermostat to 78 degrees. the operator says it believe that's it has enough energy to sustain everybody. but just for precautionary purposes, they want to prevent the blackouts so they're issuing those guidelines. again, home depot here says that they had that emergency shipment come in yesterday. everything sold out. 48 units within two hours. so they are waiting on more shipments. but they do have some orders in already. some of that stuff that is coming in today is already, you
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know, spoken for. so they are hoping that they will get more stuff in later in this week. >> you know, i was at orchard supply hardware the other day and i was actually grabbing a fan because i don't have ac either. and it was -- it was absolutely packed. i would imagine, call around. because if you go to the big box stores, you may find that. >> or amazon.com. i bought an ac unit yesterday. >> smart shopper. she doesn't leave her house. >> thanks. pg&e crews were busy throughout the night to restore power hit by outages. right now the website shows more than 1800 customers still do not have electricity in walnut creek. then you have san francisco. didn't have any problems overnight. now has two outages affecting 1300 customers. and fremont has several thousand homes and businesses without power.
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that number has gotten better. down to 677. over in union city, about 344 people without power. >> yeah. rough for those folks. if you're heading to the coast to try to cool down, safety officials are warning people to be very careful. this morning san francisco firefighters and otheragencies are holding a mock water rescue at ocean beach to call attention to the dangers of rip currents. swimming is not encouraged at ocean beach. if you go in the water and get caught in a rip current, firefighters say it is best to swim parallel to the shore. never turn your back on the water and always walk your pets on a leash so they don't get swept away. get the latest information on the heat wave by downloading ktvu's weather app. we will also be updating our website, ktvu.com, or follow us on facebook and twitter. d twitter. well, santa rosa police are trying to figure out if two young children who were found dead yesterday with their
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father could have been saved. cama ra frequently had his two children at his apartment and he seemed to be a good father. sunday night the mother notified the sheriff's office that camara did not return the children when he supposed to. deputies went to the apartment but it was dark. yesterday morning, police broke in. that's when they found the three bodies. his sister says the family can't comprehend what happened. >> it just caught all of us by surprise. it is very tragic obviously. we are not sure why he would do such a thing. >> investigators are now putting together a timeline for when the children were killed. a neighbor told us that she heard the two talking before police arrived but investigators don't know if the children might still be alive if that apartment had been searched sooner. 8:08 is the time this morning. this may be hard to imagine. but every summer, people leave their children and pets in hot cars across this country.
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coming up at 8:30, we will have more on the dangers involved here and what you can do if you see a child or a pet that may be at risk. first a grass fire comes dangerously close to a school in the east bay. we will talk live with the fire captain on more on the dangers during wildfire season and what you can do to stay safe.
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>> the blaze actually started yesterday afternoon. no word yet on what may have sparked. the staff at the high school in moraga reopened today after a brush fire came close to the school. it burned 16 acres yesterday and was contained just before 9:00 at night. a helicopter dropped water to help put out the flames. the district says the fire burned several acres above the football stadium. as a precaution, the campus was
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closed to all activity but the fire did not damage the school. a lot of fires already so far. joining us this morning is captain george lange with the fire protection district to talk about what you can do to protect yourself this wildfire season. are you surprised by how many fires we have seen? a lot of responses from local agencies to brush fires. are you surprised by that. >> we are not surprised. the level of activity is not unusual. the vegetation dries out early. whether it is human caused or accidental, we have numerous fires up until the end of the fire season, when we get the first soaking rains. >> there is that thing when there is a drought we talk about oh my gosh everything is so dry out there. does it increase danger. now we had a wet winter where things grew quickly and trying to cut it down. regardless of what you're facing, this is -- when fire season hits, if you don't cut
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back your vegetation and take precautions, you could get in trouble. >> exactly. this is a fire adaptive ecosphere. we have plant that's are designed to burn. the difference between a drought year and a year where we have lots of precipitation is the heavier fuels, the vegetation, brush and trees takes a little longer to dry out. but essentially by the beginning of august every year, everything is ready to go. >> with a few exceptions. most the fires that we see are human caused in all likelihood. it takes that one cigarette butt that is thrown out of the window or a spark from a car or chain off of someone's car. what are -- what is the message that you want to get across to people what they can do to try to prevent a larger disaster. >> manage the vegetation and
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create defensible space. we want people to be careful with smoking materials and make sure they're fully extinguished. check your chains on your vehicles to make sure that your brake pads are not too thin, you're not pulling over in tall grass. and you're aware of your neighbors and neighborhood. any activity that is suspicious, report it to local authorities. if you're camping, enjoying the summertime, be careful with the campfires. make sure that you have a permit and fully extinguish the fire before you leave the site. >> we had the fire on highway 24 where it was a car fire and it went up the hill everywhere. when we saw the fire in benecia yesterday, it was at the compost facility. >> yeah. a spontaneous combustion situation. >> i was thinking of the firefighters. it is hot. in terms of the staffing, it has been a long winter and it will be a long summer. but you are good.
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>> yeah. firefighters train to work hard. unfortunately usually when fire behavior is the worse most extreme is when it is most taxing for firefighters, when it is the hottest. but all firefighters in california are well trained and well equipped to be prepared for fire season. >> there have been complaints in the past about not enough resources available. where do we stand overall in california in terms of the amount of resources available to fight these fires as we move into the heart of fire season? >> well, from our perspectives, we don't have enough resources to park an engine when a fire moves through every time. we need to share the responsibility. that homeowners and property owners maintain their properties in a fire safe condition. and firefighters are prepared to respond when they need to. >> fire and not just fire medical i think this is the word of the day, especially during this week. >> yeah. it is important to be attentive
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to your physical condition when it is hot out there. >> thank you for coming in. it makes me feel better. resources still look good because it may be a long summer. all right, sal castaneda. let's head to you. how is our traffic doing? >> well, it is going to be very slow, claudine and alex. one of the big spots in the bay area right now that you should know about would be traffic on 580 heading away from castro valley. eastbound 580. getting out to dublin interchange. there was an earlier accident and car fire. and normally it is not that bad. these are the backups that really take people by surprise. it is a very, very slow commute. it will be slow there. now, of course that's unusual. but then we have the usual slow traffic on 880 heading south into fremont. all of that is normal. but, again, i just want to let you know if you are driving let's say out to pleasanton from castro valley, you're going to be in a lot of slow traffic. if you can put the trip off, it
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might be good for to you do that so you don't end up in the slow traffic. still very slow through all of pittsburgh and bay point. and 680 is slow from walnut creek. remember, there's a power outage and some of the lights on valley road are not functioning. and that road doesn't need any help, as you know, to be a very slow road in the morning. so if you come up on one of those interchanges, treat it as a four-way stop and expect congestion in downtown walnut creek. yikes. getting up to highway 17 slows after 17. and at the bay bridge, we're backed up for 25 minutes. at 8:18, let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome. >> good morning, everybody. we will a cooler pattern. claudine wong just asked what is the relative humidity around here. well, the relative humidity is high, 100% for some but in the
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50s. it's not like the deep south. we don't get that. but it has been higher since the thunderstorms rolled through late sunday and early monday. if it feels sticky, that's why. 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. cooler for most. lake county, some areas east and north. it will be very hot. you need a pattern change to cool down for some. cooler coast and bay and some inland today. it looks a little warmer and looks hot again thursday. i'm hoping, i am, not as hot as sunday. that was a tough one. but then after that, slow cooling. and next week does look cooler as we get back to normal. the last time we had temps like this july 2006. some people might remember that. a lot of fog from san francisco, san mateo coast. it is solid from the santa cruz coast. still an on shore breeze. that won't do much for those away from the coast. 70s for some. a few 50s if you're stick in the fog.
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livermore is 7 degrees cooler than 24 hours ago. san jose down 7. this will translate into a cooler pattern today. slight northerly breeze. point reyes up to the sonoma coast. santa cruz, 55. soquel, dealing with that big fog bank there. upper 60s to near 70 for santa clara and campbell. very hot in santa clara valley. we will see this fog give us an on shore push. the high repositioning itself. we will see it kind of back off a bit. that opens the door. then it will build in from the west. it looks like a slight northerly breeze or a northeasterly by thursday. if that all comes into fruition, it will be hot around here thursday. today will be pretty hot if you're up in clearlake or vacaville. for others, it should feel a little cooler today, even though it is warm and these are above average temps. 70s to 100s for some. down i think about 5 to 7
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compared to yesterday. now, tomorrow i think we will get morning fog. inland temps start to warm up. it looks hot on thursday. after that, we will start to see gradual cooling into the weekend. >> all right. so it cranks back up one more time before we -- >> no. >> true relief. >> is that for sure? >> yes. do you think i make this up? >> no i'm saying maybe some crazy different thing will come in and -- >> there is always a chance. >> there is always a chance. i will hold on to chance, steve paulson. thank you. >> thank you. >> all right. lawsuit against san francisco state university. coming up next here, the reason that some students say they were discriminated against.
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>> voters in georgia will head to the polls in a closely watched special election. they will be choosing ben ossoff and handle to fill a vacant house seat. it has been represented by republicans since 1979. the race is seen as a key indicator for democrats trying to win back control of congress in 2018. >> this is exactly the type of district they hope to win to retake the house in 2018. a lot of the seats will be the suburban, fast-changing suburban district that's republicans have long held. the candidates have spent a combined $50 million on the campaign, making it the most expensive house race in history. the seat became vacant when price left to become the secretary of health and human
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services. the students say school administrators have, quote, knowingly fostered an anti- semitic climate on campus. the group invited the mayor of jerusalem to speak on campus. the students say noisy demonstrators shut down the event and campus police did nothing to stop the protesters and say the school exclude the group from an event of vulnerable on campus groups. officials are not commenting on the lawsuit. the oakland a's are reportedly looking to build a new ballpark away from the current coliseum site. the chronicle reports that the team has narrowed the list to three locations that includes the coliseum but prefer a site near langley college that is currently the headquarters for the college district. supporters say it is close to
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the lake merritt b.a.r.t. station and would offer views of the hills and the bay. langley students and professors may oppose the idea. mayor schaaf has been pushing for the site near the port of oakland. coming up at 9:00, we will the president of the oakland a's in the studio and will present for the first time the results of the study, analyzing the impact of a new a's stadium. happening now in contra costa county, the special olympics torch run is underway. the torch is making its way to danville right now and is being carried by san ramon police officers. it will be handed off to danville officers who will run all the way to the plaza in walnut creek to meet officers there. the officers will carry it to the next town. the flame of hope will also be carried through berkeley and emryville. it will then continue on to its final destination at the northern california special olympics competition being held
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at uc davis this upcoming weekend. >> such a great university. 8:26. should berkeley police withdraw from a controversial training program? there may be a decision today. we will tell you the arguments before and against it. >> reporter: the hot weather continues this weekend. along with it comes an increased risk for kids and pets being left in hot cars. coming up, we will talk to the researcher who has studied this for the past 20 years. he will set up a demonstrator for us with a thermometer inside of the car to show how quickly the temperatures inside of the vehicle can rise much that's straight ahead. it is a tough commute in the east bay. at least a couple spots that are unusually slow. we will tell you more about that straight ahead. a little tuesday cooldown for many. not for everybody. there is a big fog bank at the san mateo coast. we will talk about that and what is in store for the next couple of days.
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>> welcome back to morn morning. it is tuesday, june 20th. i'm in claudine wong in for gasia mikaelian. >> i'm alex savidge in for mike mibach. we are going it talk about the hot weather that will continue for the next couple of days. a slight cooldown that you might notice today. >> yes. not up in lake county. >> then it will be cranked back up. >> yes. go ahead, claudine. >> i'm sorry. >> go ahead. >> this is why leigh bought her air-conditioning unit yesterday. >> on scam on. >> because home depot was sold out. that's why i was asking about humidity. our air conditioner last year when it was crazy last year. just one of the portable ones. but the swamp coolers are good for the desert. >> you can get a cooler and cut it out and put a bag of ice in
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there and put a fan on there. >> i'm working on that. i'm going to try it. >> put it in front of you. >> thank you. can nature cool me down. >> it is trying for some today. that's for sure. although this is for me and sal. brandon sent this out. the walnut creek power outage is from bancraft down to civic. >> no power at the greenery. >> no. the remodeled greenery. does that include the traffic lights, sal? >> yes, it does. >> okay. >> i saw a tweet from the walnut creek police about how to be careful if you come on an intersection that is not working. i hate to tell you, steve, walnut creek will be a little bit slow. >> so that's heather farms. >> yeah. >> nobody travels that stretch this time of the morning. >> no. it is empty this time of the morning. >> smooth sailing.
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>> right. >> anyway, that is for sal. cooler at the coast. i made myself laugh. i apologize for that. once in a while sal makes me laugh. we get the low clouds for some. not for all. so-so breeze. when i start doing dancing, that's when it will be up to 35, 40. i'll say it's here. that would be the cooler weather. 50s, 60s, 70s. we are running cooler. a bit. but tomorrow the high pressure system comes back in. 50s for others. a lot of fog down to santa cruz and monterey. high pressure will nose in tomorrow for a little warm-up. today, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and a few 100s. that is just one issue, sal. but you have others. >> yes. the worst for you at home would be leaving castro valley, going out to dublin and livermore. if you take 580, this is the route that a lot of people take to get out of the bay area to
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go on vacation. today i wouldn't recommend it. backed up from castro valley to the dublin interchange. of course we had traffic on 680 that was slow because of an accident near the castlewood exited. the last area for the last hour or so has been a big mess when it comes to traffic. 580 though if you're driving in the -- you know, in the commute direction, a little slow. but not too bad. now the slowdown comes because 680 is so slow. so give yourself plenty of extra time in the area. the nimitz free from hayward to freeman has been slow as it normally -- fremont has been slow as it normally is. we look at 280 in san jose, that traffic is going to be moderately heavy. let's take a quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza. improving a little bit. but still 20 to 25 minutes. so we're not getting any light traffic in june it seems. 8:33. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >> yep. it is an important thing for parents to remember during the
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summer months and all year long, never leave your child alone in the car or your pet either. >> every year an average of 40 kids die from being left inside of hot cars. ktvu's allie rasmus is live now this morning with an expert who has been collecting data on this problem for the past 20 years. allie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, this is a nationwide problem. so far this year alone, 12 children have died from vehicular heat stroke, that is the technical term for kids being left in hot cars. i want to bring in jan. you are a meteorologist and one of the top researchers studying the numbers. people don't realize it doesn't have to be a really hot day. >> no. the sort of weather we have been seeing this week. there was a case in he willer sit owe where a child was died at the b.a.r.t. station and died of heat stroke and died on a 63 degree day.
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it can get that hot on a cool day. on a hot day, it gets to the lethal ranges much faster. >> we have an experiment here. you have a thermometer inside of the vehicle right now. we can show you that with our camera that we have positioned inside of the vehicle. you have an app set up with it so you don't have to open the car doors. every time you that open the doors, you let cool in. we want to show you how hot it has gotten. you started about half an hour ago. >> yeah. it was 74 inside of the car. we're now at almost 89 degrees. >> and it's not that hot outside right now. no. under 80 right now. as it goes up throughout the course of the day, the sun gets higher, it will get much hotter. 90 degrees later today, the inside of the car after an hour can be 140 degrees. >> what is the average? how hot can be a car get compared to outside temperatures? >> well, again, after an hour, about 50 degrees. but a lot of that rises in the first 20 or 30 minutes.
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about 80% of that rise. so that's why, you know, people should never leave a child in a car or a pet in a car for even a short amount of time. it gets to be -- temperatures are dangerous. >> in a short amount of time. >> in a few minutes. >> thank you, jan. we will be speaking with you soon because we will see 30 minutes from now how much higher the temperatures inside of the car get. we will be talking with the chp to ask the question, is it legal to break into a car if you see a child or a pet inside on a hot day? the answer can be a little complicated. we hope to get clarification from the chp. it is also our twitter question of the day. do you think it is legal to break into a car on a hot day if you see a child or pet trapped inside? we will have more answers  coming up in 30 minutes. back to you guys. >> we were talking about that, allie. i posted this question. of course it is. the difference is i think people going would i break into the car to help a child. i think most people would say
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absolutely i'm going to break the window and think about the consequences later. the legality, right, it is a little more confusing. >> a little murky. >> reporter: right. according to the chp, there is a gray area, as there typically is with matters of the law. we will ask the experts in a few minutes. >> i look forward to that. thank you, allie rasmus. and you can stay up to date on all of this hot weather. just download the ktvu web app and ktvu.com and on facebook and twitter, instagram. >> all of the updates there. >> yep. in a final report on the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire, investigators could not determine why it went up into flames. these photos on your screen were released as part of the report showing some areas more damaged than others. it started on the ground floor. the report says that the main electrical sub pan l for the warehouse was next door in an
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auto shop. the tenants used extension cores to power their appliances and lamps. the report says the fire could have been caused by an electrical failure but investigators could not rule out candles or smoking materials as also possible causes. 36 victims died from smoke inhalation. the manager of the ghost ship warehouse and the creative director max harris are both facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for each of the deaths. the city of berkeley will consider taking part in urban shield. police officers from around the world come to the bay area each year for the training program. they learn s.w.a.t. maneuvers and go through simulations. berkeley has participated for the past decade. it includes detective work and how to deescalate situations. but critics say urban shield
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teaches police more militarized training rather than conflict resolution. well, from man buns to dad bods, up next we will show you the diverse line of dolls just announced by mattel. i've got to see this. good morning. just looking at that last tease there. it is actually very slow, i hate to tell you, on many of the east bay commutes. however if you're in marin county, your news is better, especially after this point in central san rafael, heading to the golden gate bridge. for most the news is better. slightly cooler today. don't get too used to it. tomorrow will be warmer.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. a man bun for ken? that's apparently what women and barbie want. >> pam cook joining us with more on that, plus the stocks to watch today. of course this morning's money business. a man bun, huh? >> we're going to talk about that in a second. >> i look forward to that. >> yes, we will too. tesla's stock one of the stocks to watch today. news that the bay area company is close to an agreement to produce electric cars in china. bloomberg reports an agreement between tesla and the city of shanghai could come as early as this week. overall stocks are down. headed lower when the bell rang
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about two hours ago. checking in on the very latest numbers right now. hovering right about the same percentage-wise since the last time i was in here, about an hour and a half ago. do you jones down 14, 15 points. nasdaq slipping a little more now down almost 30 points to 6209. hanging on to the 6200 level. s&p 500 down about ten points. google wants to make it easier to find a new job. job seekers can enter something like marin county information technology specialist and get detailed information. you can list average commute times to the job. google is teaming up with glassdoor, career, builder, linkedin, monster and facebook to find job listings for you. it will eliminate duplicate listings and give you a direct link to the online job
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application. you can sign up for alerts when a job posting matched your query. later today the san jose city council will vote whether to enter negotiations with google over the plan to build a new campus. it would cover 6 million square feet near the b.a.r.t. station and the sap center and it would include new offices and housing downtown and may bring as many as 20,000 jobs. labor leaders met at city hall yesterday demanding to be part of the negotiations. they want google to offer higher paying service jobs and invest in affordable housing. zillow has advice for you. don't paint your kitchen yell e a yellow kitchen could lower the selling price of the home by nearly $2,000. oddly enough, yellow kitchens helped home sales last year. you may want to paint your bathroom blue. that adds about $5,000 to the price of your home. the report finds that color preferences change from year to
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year but in general painting walls in fresh natural looking colors, particularly shades of blue and gray not only make it feel better but help people picture their family and belongings in the house. homes with no color did the worst. and back to what you want to hear about. man buns and dad bods. mattel is giving barbie more choices when it comes to the kinds of guys she spends time with. 15 new ken dolls are being introduced. there are six new hair styles, including a man bun, corn rows, shaggy on top with faded sides. there are also 7 skin tones and a slim and a broad body type in addition to the traditional physic. you won't see a taller ken. that's because it has to fit on the store shelves. that limits the size of the box that ken comes in. so short guys, you know, you're
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in luck. but yeah it's funny because i was reading a survey by fitness and magazine. women are more attractive to the dad bod. >> yeah. >> that's what barbie wants too. too. >> that's what they're going for. >> she wants variety. >> barbie wants variety. >> she is branching out. >> thank you, pam. let's head over to sal castaneda. i was going to try to think of something witty to talk to you about. >> no transition from the dad bod, man bun. >> sal castaneda with -- >> say it. >> sometimes things go through my head and i don't know if they -- >> some guys have dad bodies. >> have you ever wanted a man bun, sal. >> there goes our director jeff he has a dad body, i think. >> did he just flex. >> he is a dad. >> if you have dad bod and you're not a dad, you have to reexamine your life. >> right. >> you get a pass. >> maybe you should wear a
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sign. >> this is getting out of hand. let's do the traffic. traffic is backed up this morning at the bay bridge. i will let you know that the bay bridge is not what you have to worry about. one of the worst commutes in the bay area right now is by pharaoh owe i have to hot change it on here, eastbound 580 getting out of castro valley and 680 heading south. 680 heading south had earlier accidents. it actually is beginning to affect traffic in pleasanton on eastbound 580 as well. this whole area has been slow. if you have discretion, you don't have to go now, maybe you can go this afternoon, maybe you're going out to pleasanton and you can do it at another time, that would be good. the traffic will be bad. also slow traffic from hayward to union city moving here. 680 is still slow as you drive through walnut creek. from concord to walnut creek. so give yourself extra time. 80 is a little better. backed up through richmond into berkeley. we're seeing some improvement
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finally. they cleared an accident on southbound 101 near cesar chavez off to the shoulder in san francisco. at 8:47, let's bring in steve in. >> thank you, sal. we have a break for many. a pretty good fog bank about san francisco south. not too much to the north on the marin side, up to sonoma. it looks sunny there. some of this fog has been making a bigger push today. it is ready. this is a big dome of high pressure. 60s, 70s, 80s. inland 90s to 100s. for some areas this time of year, you need a pattern change. days are long. it is hard to cool things off when you get this hot. many will today. the fog is front and center from the san mateo coast down to santa cruz. 50s for others. half moon bay, 55. almost everybody is running cooler, about 5 to 7 degrees compared to yesterday at this time. we will get a little more of a breeze. most people will notice that. most. i say that. high pressure is easing up a
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little bit. it will take over from the west and give us a slight off shore breeze beginning tomorrow. that will allow temperatures to bump up for many. although i think there will be fog tomorrow morning. thursday, probably not. 90s, 100s for inland. 60s and 70s closer to the water. very low 80s. but temperatures which have been running above average for a long time are not going to go below average i don't think for a while. maybe after this weekend there are signs that we will get back to near normal temps which would be 60s, 70s, 80s. >> it looks like a hot one for the rest of the week. >> we hope it's not fresno hot like on sunday. but it will be warm. >> it will be rough for the folks. >> thank you, steve. >> a san francisco tradition kicks off. coming up next, why some say this year's pride festivities hold a special meaning.
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>> welcome back. anger is mounting in a seattle neighborhood after a pregnant woman was shot and killed by police. it happened sunday morning at the woman's apartment after police were called about a burglary. police say charlene lyles confronted officers with a knife. that's when officers opened fire in front of her children. lyles had been arrested earlier this month for waving large metal sheers at officers who respond today another call at her apartment. her family says she has a history of mental illness. a federal monitoring team will be reviewing the investigation. a driver shot sunday morning by a chp officer is reportedly recovering. the east bay times reporting that the driver's condition is improving. the officer fired shots at a car that drove on the shoulder of the eastbound span right at officers who were investigating an earlier crash. investigators say the driver refused to stop despite repeated commands. the name of the driver has not
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yet been released. people from all deifyings came together to offer prayers for those affected by the deadly shooting at the ups center. an interfaith prayer center was held outside of the building yesterday. wayne chan, mike lefiti and benson louie were shot and killed during the attack last wednesday. they were killed by a coworker who then took his own life. there was an incredible show of support for a south bay business own they are needed help during a tough time. henry and his wife judy have worked at manly's donuts for 17 years after coming here from cambodia. earlier this month, he found out that his 92-year-old mother who he hadn't seen in eight years had passed away in cambodia. now, a customer overheard a conversation about yam not being able to afford to go back for the funeral. he and other customers started
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a gofundme page that raised $3,000 so he could travel there to cambodia. a controversial fence is going up near martin park in san jose. it is eight feet tall, it is made of reinforced steal and designed to keep the homeless off of state-owned property near mclaughlin avenue and interstate 280. people in the area say that homeless people have set up camps on the state owned property and use drugs and have been violent. those who oppose the fence say it would be better to use the money to find a permanent home for the homeless. san francisco is celebrating pride all this month with some of the biggest events coming up this weekend. mayor ed lee and nancy pelosi helped raise the rainbow flag over city hall yesterday. this year organizers say they will take a more political tone because of the outcome of the presidential election. and that will take pride celebrations back to their
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roots. they started 47 years ago as demonstrations against anti-gay sentiment. an emotional battle for parents at a school district from griffin. up next, what they want removed from campus after two students were diagnosed with cancer. jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. you crave it. we serve it. crave van!
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handballer 1: you know what i scrambled eggs and pancakes. crave van! jack: hey, guys. try my jumbo breakfast platter with sausage or bacon, plus 8 mini pancakes, eggs and a hash brown for just $2.99. you crave it. we serve it. crave van! >> a group of parents in san joaquin town tee are worried about a cell phone tower at an elementary school where two students have been diagnosed with cancer in the past two years. the cell phone tower in the city, current research says that it is not linked to cancer but more research needs to be done and the school district shouldn't take the risk. >> there's not enough research to say if it is or is not. why let our children be the
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experiment to let it be discovered that it is later on. >> more than 3300 parents have signed the petition to remove the tower. a superintendent will issue a statement on the subject today. later today, san francisco's board of supervisors is going to consider banning the sale of flavored tobacco pro you can it's, including menthol cigarettes. the flavored tobacco products are often packaged like candy and target teenagers. some business owners criticize the plan saying it will hurt them financially. the goal is to keep young people from smoking in the first place. if approved, it would take effect in 2018. a new study finds that young adults that smoked cigarettes smoked more if they also used e-cigarettes. tobacco companies thought it would have the opposite effect. effect. the study was conducted at the
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san diego school of medicine. and let's talk about kevin durant. he is willing to earn less money in order to improve the warriors chances of repeating as nba champs next season. here is what is going to happen. durant will opt out of his contract that would have paid him $28 million next season. he is technically going to become an unrestricted free agent on july 1st. guarantee durant will resign with the warriors in a new deal. that deal will pay him $31 million next season. that is a tidy raise but he is actually eligible to make $35 million under the league rules. he has agreed to take less money so the warriors can fit other players such as iguodala under the salary cap. now, even if kevin durant takes the discount, there are no guarantees that the warriors will keep iguodala. he is considering other teams when free agency begins in july. he is 33 years old. this could be his last big contract there. is he can subpoenalation that
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he could get up to $20 million a year. teams that are expect today talk to him include the warriors, jazz, and the los angeles clippers. ♪[music] >> yes. i love this song. always puts a smile on my face. >> absolutely. >> summertime. >> let's you know that summertime is here. d.j. jazzy jeff and will smith. it is not officially summertime. we are hours away. >> don't tell approximate me that. it feels like we're deep

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