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they are headed for another round of testing. bart will install working surveillance cameras on board all of the train cars. we will tell you about the public backlash over decoy cameras that prompted this project. the plan of action by republicans now that the vote on the senate bill has been delayed. all ahead on mornings on 2. >> this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> 7:00 on a wednesday morning. >> uh-huh. >> june 28th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. talking about your weather this morning. steve paulson can talk more about it because he knows all about it. >> a lot of gray and cool temps for us. cool for some. mostly on the peninsula. low 40s there. if it feels cool to you, it is the drizzle has been held in check. at least for most. we had reports yesterday. not so many today. the fog bank is not going anywhere. slow to head back to the coast
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for some yesterday. inland temps are starting to inch up a little bit. we will see low to mid-80s. most slightly below average. still 60s and 70s coast and bay. not much change there. it is close unless you're one of the areas that get the 50s. 52 in los gat owe. 57 morgan hill. 59 campbell. san jose 77 and 5 # today. this is at the airport. 81/57. west wind at west/southwest at 21 out to the delta. another breezy, blustery day. the on shore breeze in place. the fog in place. which means it is tough to warm up in this kind of a pattern. high pressure is building slowly. we will get an inland warm-up over the next few days. 60s and 70s and 80s up to clearlake. all right, sal. 7:01. i saw the bay bridge is packed there. >> it is packed.
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one of the things that made it that way, steve, was an earlier stall. it slowed traffic on the bridge. that slows traffic at the metering lights. when that happens, traffic at the macarthur maze is slow. it was backed up a little longer. now as we pull back, it is not quite backed up as it was. it was backed up all the way to the emryville exit. it is getting better. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza itself, you will see the traffic is getting -- they have sped up the metering lights. so if you have patience and time, this will improve over the next few hours. but you may have to go now. give yourself an extra 10 to 15 minutes if you can. this is a look at 880 in oakland. the traffic is getting more crowded in both directions. not too bad. also want to check out highway 24. this is pretty good for the morning commute up from lafayette to the tunnel.
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northbound 101 in san francisco is beginning it o slow just after the 280 interchange. you look at the east bay commute south from hayward to fremont, that is filling in. 7:03. back to the desk. bart will have working surveillance cameras on all of its cars. the final camera is being installed a little later today. alex savidge is live in walnut creek. the reason behind this is that bart wants everyone to know because last year bart was forced to reveal that just a third of its cameras on cars in fact were working cameras. ras. >> reporter: right, gasia. good morning to you. bart took a lot of heat last year after making that admission that it was in fact using a lot of decoy cameras on the trains mixed in with working surveillance cameras. at that time bart promised it would begin installing working surveillance cameras on board all of its trains. that project is nearing completion. in fact later this morning, crews will install the final
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security camera on board a train car. bart faced a public backlash after revealing only a third of the cars had working cameras. the disclosure came during the investigation into a deadly shooting on board a bart train in january of 2016. it happened right in front of what appeared to be a surveillance camera. but later investigators said they did not have any video of the crime because the camera was not a working camera. riders say it is reassuring to hear that all trains will now have functioning surveillance cameras. >> obviously they should definitely have working cameras. probably what i feel like their thinking was if anyone sees a camera, it might be a deterrent. right? however it is one of those once something goes wrong though, kind of like bites you in the bottom, so to speak. >> reporter: those decoy cameras were simply a housing unit mounted on the ceiling of
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the train cars with a blinking red light inside. obviously that was an attempt to put riders at ease and also deter criminal activity. bart has spent spent $1.4 million for the cameras. four cameras will be installed on each train call. all of the money comes from the existing operating budget. now that there are working cameras on board all trains, bart says if you are a victim of a crime on board one of the trains, it is important to take note of the car number you're on. that will make it easier for investigators to track down that surveillance video. >> so, alex, the money for this came from the existing budget. i guess a lot of public pressure pressured the agency to find the money and get the job done. >> reporter: that's what it sounds like. when this all sort of came to light, that bart only had a third of its cameras actually
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working and the rest were decoys, there was that major outcry from the public. and obviously bart went ahead and was able to somehow find the money in the existing operating budge set and made that a priority and put that on the forefront and they have been working on this project ever since, trying to get the cameras installed on all of the trains. >> we will see if it makes a difference. thank you, alex. across the bay, police are investigating a crash between a muni bus and a delivery truck. it sent nine people to the hospital. it happened just after 5:30 last night. you can see the two vehicles hit each other on the driver's side. 7 people on the bus including the driver and two people on the delivery truck were hurt. none of the injuries here is considered life threatening. it is unclear which driver was at fault. the time is now 7:06. senate majority leader mcconnell says he will keep working with republicans who are still on the fence about the senate bill to repeal and replace the affordable care act. a vote on the bill has been
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pushed back until after the fourth of july holiday because there is not enough support to pass it. 50 of the 52 republican senators have to support it for the bill to move forward. right now there are at least seven holdouts. you can see some of them. some say the bill doesn't go far enough. others worry about how cuts to medicaid would affect the people back home in their states. >> so what i want is i want first of all the time to consider this thoroughly, to allow my constituents in wisconsin to review it and provide their input and feedback. >> yesterday president trump held an emergency meeting with republican senators at the white house and says they are getting close to a deal. democrats are promising they're going to fight the bill, saying it would only help the wealthiest of americans at the expense of the poor. >> it is the most indefensible bill that i have actually seen in 24 years in the senate. medicaid covers one in three of all californians. that means 14 million people
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would be at risk of losing coverage. three in five nursing home beds could be jeopardized. one in two people with disabilities could lose care. >> now the congressional budget office says the senate bill would leave 22 million people with no health insurance. san francisco police are telling the public more about their tactics in stopping a knife yielding suspect without any loss of loss. a man was holding a knife and screaming. that 50-year-old manmade his way to the parking lot of the mission police station. officers brought in the crisis intervention team in hopes of deescalating the situation. talking to the man did not work. neither did firing bean bags. police shot him with a foam baton round with a rubber tip. >> basically what it does is allow our officers to create that distance and not have to come into close proximity of the subject while still being able to use a force option. >> this was the same weapon used last july to bring a four-
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hour standoff to a peaceful end. yesterday's suspect was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. the newest alameda county courthouse will open next month but already at the end of the controversy. the preceding judge for alameda county says all of the arraignments will be held at the new courthouse in dublin. that will be less of a hardship for those held in dublin. right now they are held in pleasanton and oakland. brendan woods will be joining us live on the 9 to talk about thousand will affect the defendants and a number of defense attorneys. the time is 7:09. some parents in pleasanton want to know why they have to answer a specific question when they enroll their children for kindergarten. the east bay times reports that the patients who are asian have to choose which of 15
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ethnicities describe their children. it includes korean, hawaiian and japanese. the parents say there is no way to opt out of the question or select a generic asian. other races don't have to be more specific. the school district says the state requires that information. so the parents went to their assembly woman who says she will investigate that. the time is 7:10. it is the largest budget in california history. we will break down how the state plans to spend $183 billion and what it means specifically for your child's education. also concerns about a new feature on snapchat. why law enforcement officials say it could put younger users at risk of being -- of child predators. good morning. the traffic this morning is extremely busy in some areas and leitner others. we will tell you what to watch straight ahead. pretty good fog bank out there. a little cool on some of the
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lows. and temperature, well, not much change. but inland highs seem to be inching up a few degrees.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. our time is 7:13. it is california's biggest budget in state history. $183billion was approved for the next fiscal year which begins this weekend. allie rasmus is in our news room to tell us where some of the money is going. good morning, allie. >> yeah. a big chunk of the $183 billion budget goes to k through 12 education. about $74 billion of it. that is $3 billion more than the amount of money allocated last year. that boosts the spending to $11,000 a student. according to the national education association, california has moved up in the
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rankings in the last five years. that increased education spending is part what was is now the largest budget in state history. >> the second largest budget i want do say was '08, around about there. we have 10 more million californians. when you recognize the kind of services that the state is responsible for providing, it makes sense as our population grows, so much -- also our spending plan must grow as well. >> we had a lot of input. but where the final deals were made, no. that was made by the democratic leaders and the governor. >> now, the budget includes expansion of a tax cut for low income families, self-employed workers and single parents earning less than $22,000 will get a tax break that arms --
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that is about $600. a lot included in this $183 billion budget. >> thank you, allie rasmus. the average worker in san francisco and on the peninsula is earning a lot more than the average american. new information from the federal government shows local workers earn 53% than workers across the country. bay area workers earn more in all major job categories as well. we also have more managers, financial experts and office workers here. there are far fewer health care workers, teachers and repair and maintenance workers compared to most other places in the country. >> i didn't know that. the time is 7:15. sal, have you fixed things in our commute this morning? >> i keep going back to the maze. >> yeah. >> that is because of the earlier stalled vehicle. one stall, dave and gasia, really caused a lot of slow traffic today. if you look at the maze, you automatically could look at this and say you know what, something is not quite right. a little too slow. and the stall is long gone but
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it did its damage on the bridge here. traffic was slow because of the earlier stalled vehicle. you can see it is still slow coming around the berkeley curve. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, you will see that it is backed up. now, the metering lights are slowly being sped up. there's a big backlog of traffic. if you're going here, this is why you are commute. add another 10 to 15 minutes. you may be able to remain on schedule. down to highway 92 is not a bad idea but it is getting crowded. highway 24 has not been that bad as you drive into the oakland area. and if you look at the commutes here in san francisco, just in case you are going to the peninsula, northbound 101 traffic is a little bit slow. we look at the east bay commute. southbound 880 is slow in hayward and union city. if you look at the south bay commute, things are filling in for that trip to the west valley. at 7:16, let's go back to steve with today's forecast. >> a lot of low clouds, sal, as
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you've been touching on yourself. a little more reports of drizzle yesterday around hayward and pacifica. not so much today. but it is cool out there for many. back to the june gloom and the stratus quo. as we head towards july, it looks warmer for some inland. foggy morning over by inverness. a little bobcat there. taking a little stroll. [meo wing] brack. >> i know. you're hungry. somebody is going to write me, my cat or dog just went nuts. what about towards inverness? i don't have the specific one there. we just saw 54. bodega bay is 50. it is cool. overall 50s on most of the temps. brentwood says 61. so does san jose. temperatures in the city, 55 on the low.
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a little cool there. close to average. 83 in 1942. not that hot. it is the rockies after a long night game. we go right back to a day game here. 12:45. sun and clouds. yesterday that fog was holding on even at the noon hour towards oakland and also back over towards t. and parts of the coast. not all but parts of it. system coming into the north enhancing that a little bit. once that goes through, high pressure will build in a little bit here. west/southwest and west. water temps have come back. 56, 56, 56, 59. bodega bay was 49 a couple weeks ago. san francisco buoy is coming up. palm springs 81. blythe is a lovely 77 this morning. and phoenix at 87. flagstaff cool at 55. we do have a low cloud deck
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giving way slowly to sunshine. hence the high pressure will build in for a warmup inland. 60s and 70s and 80s in brentwood and antioch. by the coast it is the 60s. warmer inland temps but not much change coast and bay. >> thank you, steve. a new program -- not really a new program. it has been in existence for years. the city has the monty to do -- the money to do it but it is having a hard time finding the people for the program. the mere presence of your smart phone, even if you're not using it, can hinder your ability to get things done.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 7:22. wall street is once again being affected by what is going on in washington, d.c. >> pam cook is back with this and more in today's money business. pam. >> some traders say the republican's decision to delay the vote on the health care bill, investors want health care signed off so lawmakers can move on to tax reform. the news does not seem to affect the indexes this morning. the opening bell rang in pretty
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big gains. we showed you the dow jones shot up about 100 points right on the opening. here is a live look at wall street right now. the dow is up more than a half of a percent. 124 points on the upside. the nasdaq also up about half a of percent. s&p 500 up just a little bit as well. all three indexes gaining ground this morning. another huge cyber attack though causing massive disruptions around the world. it has paralyzed hospitals, government offices, and major multi national corporations. ukraine, russia and other parts of europe have been hit the hardest by this new strain of ransom ware. experts predict even more cyber attacks, several u.s. companies with international offices have been hit. still not clear who is responsible. some law enforcement officials are urging parents to delete a new feature on snapchat that let's people follow your every move. that new snap map shows the
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exact location of users. it has its good uses but some police say it is important that you be careful. they are warning that it could put children to risk to child predators. >> nothing is ever private. right. there are settings that you can go to to make changes or ghost yourself,, quote/unquote, but it is it is never private. when you check in somewhere, when you add to a story, your location is given away. keep in mind that everybody is familiar, including predators. >> good tip, teach kids to be selective of the people they share information with online. facebook celebrating a major milestone. mark zuckerberg says facebook now has 2 billion users per month. to put that into perspective, that is 25% of the world's population right now. more than what the population was back in 1927. facebook reached the 1 billion user mark in october of 2012.
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since then, an average of 580,000 new users have signed up every day. facebook says more than 800 million people hit that like button every day. what is next, a personalized video highlighting your posts and friendships. and a new study shows just being near your smart phone can create brain drain. researchers at the university of text text tested three groups of people for how much information they retained. the people being tested have their phones nearby, where they could see them. nearby by hidden. and then the third group had their phones out of sight and in another room. not surprisingly the third group did the best. what surprised the researchers is most people in all three groups believed that the location of their phone would have no impact on how well they performed. >> zero. >> but as a parent, i do see that phone is awfully distracting. for us grown-ups it is as well.
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>> that's why we have swim classes in the evening and the four of us go. and i left the phone at home. i felt naked for a while. but i talked to the other parents and my husband. >> yeah. instead you're looking and checking. >> otherwise you're like did anybody text me. does work need me. >> did anyone like my page. >> it felt weird to leave it at home. >> true. >> good information, pam. >> thank you. >> almost 400 pounds of illegal fireworks recovered in newark. up next, the digital trail that helped police track down the dangerous explosives. >> reporter: a algae bloom is ruining the summer fun yet again at a popular swimming spot in the east bay. we have the story coming up. it is crowded out there and partially brought on by one of the earlier stalls on one of the bridges. it doesn't look bad out to the highrise from the san mateo
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bridge. a fog bank. it will burn off for a slight warm-up. we will look at the wednesday temps coming up.
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♪[music] ♪ you might think i'm crazy ♪ hanging around with you ♪ ♪ >> is this the cars? >> it is. >> okay. i had to turn to my musical
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encyclopedia. my partner. this is early '80s or something. i remember every word and i'm thankful to be bringing you this nice cool picture of the bridge as drivers are probably not turning on the ac this morning. >> i don't think so. >> wait until the weekend. we will talk about that in a second. welcome back to mornings on 2. june 28th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> i'm dave clark. cool. steve paulson is in his office right over here. >> you were close, gasia. 1984. very close. >> steve knew. >> ken told me. >> group effort there. >> group effort. if you're in your car, you will probably see a lot of low clouds and fog and many other cars in front of you. that's what i ought to know. okay. all right. i'm done. i'm done. look at that fog bank. a lot to go around here. temperatures will be tough to
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warm up, except inland. i believe they are nudging upwards here. there you go. it looks good. that's our fog bank for those who like it. [cat sounds] >> my cat wants to know if it will be sunny in san leandro today. yes. yes. calm down. yes. not now. but eventually it will be sunny there. sunny there. welcome to steve's animal planet. 56 in livermore. 55 oakland. 58 martinez. pittsburgh checking in at 60. danville and blackhawk 54 and 55. a lot of 60s around san jose and hayward. that is a pretty good charge on the fog bank. it will retreat sooner inland today. and the delta breeze has been pretty strong. vacaville with a west wind at 8 miles per hour. low clouds, gray skies. high pressure is starting to build a little bit. the last few frames, we need this dip to go through.
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tomorrow highs inland will warm up. 60, 70s and 80s. upper 80 ifs you're far enough inland. >> ending a childhood dream of mine back in the '80s. anyway. i did get over that. >> i hope so. that was a long time ago. >> she still asks about you, sal. >> let's get out of here and do traffic before we get into trouble, steve. this is a look at the east shore freeway. 80 westbound as you head out to the carquinez bridge. 42-minute drive. it is not -- you know what, it is not terrible. 42 minutes. but it is more than it normally would be. that's because of the bay bridge. we had a couple of stalled vehicles on the upper deck of the bay bridge. the traffic is going to be moderately heavy now. it is getting better. the stalls are long gone. but the traffic is heavy. this is 880 northbound.
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it is getting heavy from hyde street into downtown oakland. this is getting to be the heart of the morning commute. no major problems here. at 7:33, let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. toxic algae that is blooming has forced a popular lake in the east bay to be closed to fisher men and swimmers. leigh martinez is at lake tem es -- temescal. what is going on out there. >> reporter: you cannot swim in the lake because of this toxic algae. it can make you very sick and can even kill your dog. this is not a full algae in the summer. it comes back again for the second time in two years. so thins this is a nonchlorinated freshwater body of water, the algae is a
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natural occurrence. it is bacteria that can turn toxic in the water. if you ingest it, it will cause nausea and vomiting and gastrointestinal problems. you can't let your dogs near it because it could kill them. the lake was closed much of last summer because of the same algae. last year it covered the whole lake and smelled horrible. they were hoping that this summer would be different. >> i was surprised to see the signs when i came out here the other day. just last week there were people swimming and lifeguards on the beach. >> reporter: now, you can't swim here but you are allowed to fish. a warning on the website says if you plan to eat the fish, throw away the guts and clean the fish with tap or bottled water. i don't think i'm that brave. on that same warning list that the parks has listed of things that you can and cannot do, they say don't drink the water. even boiling the water and
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filtering the water will not clean it of the toxic algae. if you're going to eat the fish, eat at your own risk there. we have seen several dogs out here too. a couple dog walkers say the park is still a great place to come to. they can do one lap around and it is less than a mile. the dogs love coming here, as long as you stay away from the water, you should be okay. unfortunately at this point the park is not sure when the lake is going to be open for swimming again. they have to do a couple more toxic algae tests to see if the level has gone down or not. >> i'm looking over your left shoulder. there is a dog right behind you. i do see people out there. >> reporter: yes. there are quite a few out here. for sure. >> leigh martinez, thank you. a sacramento county sheriff's deputy is recovering after being shot in the face last night. the deputy was on the platform of a light rail station talking with a man. the conversation escalated and turned into a fight. the man then shot the deputy
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and ran out of the station. a sheriff's helicopter followed him until he ran into a hotel and deputies sent in a robot to find him. >> he was on a second floor in an outdoor hallway of the hotel. there was an alcove that he was tucked inside kind of in a fetal position when the robot first saw him. our robot is able to give directives through a microphone, a speaker. they kept an eye on him the whole time. our tactical teams came in and took him into custody outincident. >> at this point the sheriff's office is not releasing the name of the suspect. only to say the deputy had been with the department for four years. he is recovering from extensive surgery to his jaw. the time is 7:36. the oakland police department wants to build a stronger relationship with the community. that includes hiring police cadets. the city has grant money to pay their salaries. but oakland police officials say they are having a hard time finding people who want to
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become cadets. the deputy police chief says the program is designed to give people who might not consider working in law enforcement a chance to see the job there the inside. as well as help change the perception of the police department. >> i think it is human nature to say why would i want to be part of an organization that is perceived in this way. but the flip side of that is, i want people to know that there's a lot of work going on internally. >> i've always been interested in helping people. so i think this is a unique way to help people. >> now, the deputy police chief says she started her career as a police explorer and then rose through the ranks. cadet candidates have to live in oakland or attend oakland schools. also most need to be between the ages of 18 and 20. relatives of a missing san francisco man say that false reports about him are causing them great pain at a time when they are already worried about what has happened to him. the man disappeared on mother's day after going to help his
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friend. last saturday human remains were found in a hayward warehouse where he worked. police say it could take weeks to identify the remains. his cousin says that is hard enough for the family to hear but other rumors make the wait even more difficult. >> the gambling part of it is not true. owing money is also not true. >> she says the worst part is hearing rumors that he was having an affair with his friend's wife. the two families were friends and frequently vacationed together. police say tang left of the country but she wants help to find him to get justice for her cousin. there was a report on the assisted suicide law. 101 people ended their lives with drugs prescribed by doctors six months after the law took effect. 21 additional people died
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before taking the drugs. the median age was 73. most diagnosed with terminal cancer and getting hospice care. the law passed in california in part because of a story of brittany maynard who was dying of brain cancer. she moved to oregon where she was allowed by law to end her life. critics worry that having that option will lead to hasty decisions. there will be a hearing this fall and include the temps of those with terminally ill relatives that have used the law. an effort to close the wage gap between men and women. according to the u.s. census bureau, women are paid 16 cents lesson the dollar than men in the city. the city. the time is 7:39. the fourth of july holiday is less than a week away.
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of course that means fireworks. now, the consumer product safety commission held this demonstration on the national mall in washington, d.c. showing how dangerous fireworks can be. they reenacted several scenarios that can go wrong when fireworks are lit. there were four deaths and 11,000 injuries related to fireworks last year. in the meantime, police in newark say they seized 378 pounds of illegal commercial grade fireworks sold on craigslist. the investigation started because of complaints. a newark police sergeant who didn't want his face to be shown because he is overseeing investigations told henrily that -- henry lee that officers tracked the fireworks and arrested a man with the fireworks. >> two officers met with the seller who basically sold them
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illegal fireworks as we suspected. and after that, our officers followed up with a search warrant at the individual's house. >> ktvu found a large number of fireworks ads on craigslist. henry lee even called a phone number with a 408 area cold. the man who answered the phone said he was shipping fireworks from nevada and was not worried about getting caught. the time is 7:41. improving safety on bart. in minutes at 8:00, what the transit agency is announcing today in the wake of the major scandal last year surrounding decoy cameras on the trains. also a new way to get around. sal tested out a new bike share program that is being rolled out in five bay area cities today. yes, i did. but right now i'm looking at other commutes that with your car are not going well. let's look at the golden gate bridge. this commute looks good heading down to the toll plaza. if you look fog, we have a
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>> happening today, commuters would want to make short trips will be able to use bicycle that's are available at new automated bike stations in five bay area cities. >> you know what, sal took a ride on one of the bikes and explains how the program works. >> reporter: hundreds of new bikes are arriving in san francisco, being pulled off of the truck and put on the streets as part of a new bike sharing program. ford the car company has teamed up with motivate a bike sharing company to increase the chance that you will use bicycles as a commute option even if you
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don't own one. need to get to work? use one of the blue bikes to get there for a relatively small fee. >> we found out that bike share is hugely popular and there is a demand for it across the region, especially in san francisco, berkeley, oakland and san jose where we will be expanding over the next inform years. >> reporter: it started with 700 bikes and expanding to 7,000. the bicycles will be available in more than 500 spots in san francisco, oakland, berkeley, emryville and san jose. >> the number one thing we heard is there weren't enough bikes and enough stations. so the expansion is really about providing access to all of san francisco and bringing bike share to the east bay for the first time and expanding in san jose to make it a city wide and regional program. >> reporter: the bike stations will be located right at the curb. to get the bike, use the app on your phone or your clipper card. the bike sharing company says the bikes themselves have been designed with comfort and ease of use in mind.
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>> everything on this bike is made so that literally anyone can ride the bike. >> reporter: just as advertised the bikes are easy to ride. you can wear virtually any type of clothing and they are easy to stop and get off and on. the bikes are as inexpensive as $3 a trip. >> bike share is really about helping people make short trips from point a to point b. from home to work to school and collect locals and visitors to neighborhoods. bike rentals do a good job of servicing longer trips and do guided tours like the golden gate bridge. >> reporter: the company even has a bike train to get bikes to stations and back to service centers. it is modeled after similar programs in new york and washington, d.c. in san francisco, sal castaneda, ktvu fox 2 news. >> sounds great. to say nothing of the physical
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benefit, sal. >> actually, yes. people who ride bikes, you know, would like to have a bike handy. i want to mention that yesterday the transportation authority in san francisco vote today temporarily uphold funding that they were going to give the mta to study a little more expansion. they're worried about the rental bike market. we did a report about that. they are trying to come to an agreement. the bike share people say it should be ironed out within a month. about that helmet, it was the only helmet they had and my head is super big. that's why the stupid helmet. >> you have to protect what is up there. >> absolutely. there's a lot up here. >> there is. we need it. >> big heads work better on tv. if you have ever seen me in person, look at my head the next time that you see me. that didn't come out right, did it? i want to mention highway 24. we do have slow traffic coming through the lafayette area. you will see some slowing as
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you drive through. we have been talking about the east bay commute. and a lot of this, a lot of the traffic coming up to the east shore freeway has been slow. you can see i just wanted to put it on the map, so you see it is backed up all the way through the area from el sobrante all the way down to the macarthur maze because of an earlier stall at the bay bridge. if you want to use the san mateo bridge as an alternate route, that is not too bad. a little bit of slowing. and slowing waiting for you on 101 north. it is up to you. at this point it is almost getting so you don't have to do that. but the bay bridge is backed up for a good long wait. we want to talk about the south bay commute and the silicon valley drive. if you're driving to cupertino, a lot of slow traffic on 280 and 101. it seems just a little bit, not a lot, just a little better for the sunnyvale, cupertino drive. 280 is always a good bet. 7:48. let's bring. >> doug: today. >> sal, you should have quit
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while you were ahead? >> what's that? >> hey oh. thank you. thank you [laughter] >> let's do it. what's that? let's get to the weather and talk about a cool pattern. inland temps have been warming up a little bit. a little bit. not much. antioch 88. 87 to 88. if you're far enough away, yeah. coast and bay, i think you're too much in the gray as george mccray would say. 55 degrees in el cerrito. 53 san rafael. 63 brentwood. so we're still slow to warm up here. 60s in low san jose. mostly cloudy. if you have the sun, you probably have a little breeze behind that. on shore breeze. san francisco 65/55. average 67/53. 88 the record high in 1942. had many reports of drizzle
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yesterday. not so many today. although there could still be around today, mist and drizzle. this fog is making a good push here. as it does, we have pretty temps on the peninsula. they have now warmed up, if you will, to the low and mid-50s. atherton still showing 52. hillsborough 53. west wind out to the delta. that breeze continues to rock and roll a little bit there. west/southwest at 21. 30 at the altamont pass. look for the low clouds to take its time getting over to the coast today. high pressure is nosing in. we can't hold a candle to the one that we had last week. inland temps will get into the 90s for a few. if not today, but for sure tomorrow and friday and saturday. upper 80s if you're well away from fog influence. temperatures inland on their way up until friday and they cool down slightly over the
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weekend. >> thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. the time is 7:50. humans may not be the only ones dealing with obesity. details of -- hey, little fat thing. details on the study about pets and how many are overweight. and can working at night affect your health? we will tell you about a new study on that and what it found about the possible link to cancer. should pure alpine spring water have to travel from its source to the bottle? a hundred miles? a thousand miles? how about less than a mile and a half? crystal geyser always bottled at the mountain source.
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2. the time is now 7:53. crews will start in san diego to build pro poe types for a border wall with mexico this summer. in the meantime the california state senate passed a bill this week to ban california from doing business with companies that bid on building the wall. democratic lawmakers say the wall would de mean immigrantsed -- immigrants. republicans lawmakers say it could cost california tens of thousands of jobs. visiting the white house is a tradition for sports champions. but there is a petition to stop the warriors from visiting with president trump. the warriors have been to the white house before, back when president obama was president. but more than 51,000 people have signed a petition asking the warriors not to accept an invitation to the white house this year. president trump has not invited the warriors yet. but the coach said the team
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should consider an invitation and it may have positive ramifications if they go. so our question of the day for you is this: if the warriors are invited to the white house, do you think they should go? yes or no? let us know what you think. vote on the ktvu twitter page or ktvu.com. you can also make comments on our ktvu facebook page. the city of san francisco is cracking down on landlords who illegally evict tenants. the board of supervisors approved a compromise bill for move-in evictions that are fraudulent. some landlords are using the exemption to evict tenants and rent out the house for more money. the proposal makes owners swear under oath that they are following eviction laws. google says it is trying to solve its own housing crisis in
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silicon valley. it is negotiating with a modular home company to building stackable housing units that could be used for short term housing. those employees like many in silicon valley are having a tough time finding affordable housing. this could be a temporary solution. >> especially for younger people, the high density, close proximity, walkable community is attractive. is attractive. >> they say the modular houses are less expensive than traditional housing. can working overnight on a job prevent your body from healing itself? people who work what is called the graveyard shift get rid of 5% more of disease causing chemicals. if meltonin doesn't properly,
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that can lead to illness. the time is 7:56. bart is addressing a major scandal involving security cameras on its trains. the announcement that we expect later this morning that could improve security for passengers. why a new feature on snapchat is causing a lot of concern for parents. good morning. we do have mixed traffic out there. some of it is good. some of it is very heavy. this is in the moderate category. you see slowing on 24 heading to the tunnel. decent fog bank out there. some already have sunshine. it looks a little warmer today. we will take a look at the wednesday temps.
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>> good morning. bart will reach a major milestone later today when it finishes installing working surveillance cameras on board all of its trains. we will tell you about the backlash over decoy cameras that led to this work being done. health care reform in the senate by july 4th? not going to happen. i'm doug luzader in washington. we will have the latest on that big debate coming up. g up. this is ktvu mornings on 2. good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is wednesday, june 28th. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. we will help get you out the door by checking weather and traffic. steve paulson is up first. the temperature, did it tick up just a bit from yesterday or am i imagining things. >> it will today a little bit. >> okay. >> tick up a little bit. just a couple notches. some already have sunshine.
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benecia is sunny. there will be slightly warmer temps. most locations dealing with low clouds. there are breaks in the fog. yesterday was probably the cool day with a pretty decent breeze behind that as well. today we will see the breeze with pick up. i expect the fog to burn off sooner. yesterday it was hanging on over oakland and parts of the san mateo coast well into the noon hours. 50s and 60s. the baseball forecast makes sense. a day game after a long night game. rockies and the giants, 63, a mix of sun and clouds. 57 for morgan hill and gilroy. boulder creek is 54. and 60 or los to it for cupertino, santa clara and saratoga. there is west at san francisco. also west/southwest out to the delta. 25. still a decent delta breeze. temperatures stuck in the june gloom. high pressure is indicating it wants to build in a little bit
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starting tomorrow. maybe a little for today. temperatures slightly below average for most. 60s, 70s and 80s. sal, traffic not so light. >> i'm glad you said something about the day game. it allows me to say that there will be game traffic coming in, steve, on the bay bridge and game traffic going out later. the game starts around 12:45, 12:35, around there. but people get there earlier. and then the game is over at 3:30, 4:00 depending. most games. most games don't go that long and then it mixes in with the afternoon commute. let's look at the pictures just so you know the traffic is going to be okay as you drive on the macarthur maze approach. this is actually the east shore freeway. i want to look at the time. carquinez bridge to mac maze is 40 minutes. that is the longest time we've had this week because of the crash on the bay bridge. we had a couple of stalls and
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that slowed traffic way up the chain into the vallejo area. this is moderate. again, you have midday giants traffic expected getting into san francisco. and also more people on bart and public transit systems and ferries getting to at&t park. moving along to oakland, 880 northbound. you can see that traffic is beginning to slow down on the way to downtown oakland here. if you're driving across the richmond bridge any time soon, there is a backup waiting to get on to the span before you make it into san rafael. it is not that bad but there is a backup. as we look at san francisco coming in from the south, northbound 101 is now backed up to the old candlestick exit. up to cesar chavez, there was a minor fire near the freeway. that hasn't added to the traffic. it is always slow as you drive through. the south bay commutes are slow. downtown 280 looks okay. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. bart just hours away from
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having working surveillance cameras on all of the cars. >> bart is making a big point to tell the public because last year they were forced to admit that most of the trains on the -- most of the cameras on the trains were de coys. >> reporter: you will probably remember that many riders were outraged when bart last year admitted it was using decoy cameras and about two-thirds of the cameras on board trains were in fact fake. every since then the agency has been installing surveillance cameras on board the trains to go with the cameras on trains and the platforms. this morning, crews will install the final security camera on board a bart car. the disclosure came during an investigation last year into a deadly shooting on board a bart train. this was in january of 2016. that shooting happened in front of what appeared to be a
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surveillance camera. however, investigators eventually said they did not have video of the crime because that was not a working surveillance camera that was -- that was there on that train car. many riders say working cameras on all of the trains will put them as ease. >> i would say it is actually probably a benefit overall. you actually get a chance to potentially -- let's say something happens and you need, you know, video evidence. the police don't know what happened. then i think it will be beneficial. i don't think the cameras are going to be zooming in on people's phones or hacking anything. i think it will make people feel more safe. >> reporter: new york those decoy cameras were simply a housing unit mounted on the ceiling of the bart cars with a blinking red light. inside the unit to put riders at ease and an attempt to deter criminal activity on board the trains. obviously the thought being that potential criminals might think that these were in fact
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working cameras. now that there will be working cameras on board all trains, bart says fur the victim of a crime, please take note of the car number that you're on. and that will eventually help bart police retrieve surveillance video from that car that could help in the investigation. bart is spending by the way $1.4 million on these new cameras and the recording devices and the work to install them that has been going on for the past year or so, all of the money coming from the operating budget. at 11:00, bart will have the maintenance crews install the final surveillance camera on board a train. that will be during an event that happens at the concord maintenance facility. again, a major milestone here for bart. working surveillance cameras on board all of its trains. >> thank you, alex. frustration among republican leaders in washington after the senate majority leader failed to get a vote on the bill before the
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fourth of july holiday. president trump trying to reshape the bill and get the support that it needs. doug luzader has the story. he story. >> reporter: republican leaders say the deal isn't dead yet and something needs to be done to fix obamacare. but ultimately republican senators couldn't reach agreement among themselves. just listening to the president meeting with republican senators at the white house yesterday, there was an err of resignation. >> this will be great if we get it done. if we don't get it done, it will be something that we're not going to like and that's okay and i understand that very well. >> reporter: the gop not giving up on health care reform. the at least partially peal and replacement of affordable care act. but getting enough republican senators on board that's vexed mcconnell who acknowledged that the july 4th deadline will come and go without a deal. >> i think we have a good chance of getting there. it will just take us a little longshore for democrat, a
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victory lap of sorts. they claimed that more than 20 million americans would no longer carry health insurance under the senate republican plan. >> the republicans cannot excise the rotten core at the center of their health care bill. >> reporter: republicans have been talking about repealing obamacare for seven years. they now control the levers of government to make it happen. even conservatives admit that clawing back an entitlement, especially the expansion of medicaid under obamacare, can be almost impossible. >> it is the reason that the left usually wins. when you hand out goodies since the new deal, it is extremely hard to bring them back. that's the core issue here. >> reporter: while arepublicans are not giving up, the fundamental issue remains the same. coming up with a plan that republicans can agree on. doug luzader, fox news.
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officers were called to the mission district early yesterday morning about a man holding a knife and screaming. the 50-year-old manmade his way to the parking lot of the police station. officers brought in the crisis intervention team in hopes to deescalate the situation. talking to the man did not work. neither did firing a bag. police then shot him with a foam round with a rubber tip. >> it allows the officers to create that distance and not come into close proximity of the subject while being able to use a force option. >> this was the same weapon used last july to bring a four- hour standoff to a peaceful end. a suspect was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation. some parents mr. pleasanton are questioning why they need to answer a very specific question when they enroll their
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child into kindergarten. parents have to say what asian country they are from. they say the races do not have to be more specific. the school district says the state requires the information so that the parents went to their assembly whom who -- assembly woman who says she will investigate. the presiding judge for alameda county says almost all of the criminal arraignments will be held at the new courthouse in dublin. until now, arraignments have been held at courts in pleasanton, hayward and oakland. moving the trials will make it more difficult for the families of the defendants to attend the critical proceeding. one of the critics is the al media public defender brendan woods. he will join us live on the 9 to discuss his fight to stop the arraignments from moving south. so are you planning to travel for this fourth of july
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holiday? in minutes we break down the best and worst days to hit the road and why it could cost you less this year to fill up your gas tank. $183 billion. it is the largest budge net california's history. we will break down how the state plans to spend that money and what it means for you.
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>> when you recognize the kinds of services that the state is responsible for providing, it makes sense that as our population grows, so -- also our spending plan must grow as well. >> we had a lot of input.
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but where the final deals were made, no. that was made by the democratic leaders and the governor. >> now, the budget also allocated money from a new tobacco tax to reimburse doctors and dentist who's accept medi-cal patients. self-employed workers and parents earns less than $22,000 a year will qualify for a tax break that could average about $600. previously that tax credit did not apply to minimum wage workers in california. supporters of the tax break say it will not only help minimum wage workers but those that work in the gig economy to make ends meet. back to you, gasia and mike. >> thank you, allie. off to sal we go with the commute up and running. how are we looking, sal. >> i would say fair, mike and gasia. >> okay. >> not great in a lot of
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commutes. those who live in dublin or pleasanton would say not good at all. the commute had been going well until the crash aheard about half an hour -- until the crash appeared about half an hour now. 880 is slow getting into fremont. the south bay commute, slightly but lighter than usual. i want to mention highway 101 near 25. there is a crash blocking several lanes. if you're in gilroy trying to get up north, it will be a tough commute. highway 25 is slow approaching 101. let's go up to walnut creek northbound 680 and southbound -- actually southbound 680 is slow because of an accident near pleasant hill road. 24 is also slow in lafayette. as we move over to 24 here, i can show you that slowing in lafayette that i just spoke of. at the bay bridge we had a rough one because of earlier
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issues. they're now gone but there is a backup there and slow traffic on the east shore. >> sal, you were spot on. you didn't think it was going to be lighter today. >> i think you're right. i think we're headed that way. >> maybe tomorrow. >> yes, sir. >> thank you, sal. fog seems to be burning off a little sooner compared to others. yesterday was solid. once it burned off, the breeze kicked up. it was a lovely day. temperatures were held down. and i think today we will see that fog burn back, a retreat to the coast a little sooner. some is burning off in parts of the east bay. and overall we are seeing temperatures starting off -- there were a few 40s. now 50s and 60s. concord buchanan, 61. lower 50s. i know calistoga earlier was
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49. low 50s and mid-50s. 51 point reyes and 52 bodega bay. another day where it is partly to mostly cloudy with some sun over by the coast. the bay will see the fog burn off and inland fog burns off earlier today. most continues are is slightly below average. near average for the inland temps today and if not tomorrow. day baseball of course after a long night game. rockies and the giants. sun and clouds. it does get a little more sunshine towards third and king. 63 with a west wind. system to the north sweeping through that increased the fog a little bit. then the high pressure will kick in once that moves through. gusts to 25. that is not shabby. vacaville with a delta breeze as well. high pressure is double barrel high down here. it will build in.
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won't hold a candle to last week but 90s back to the anterior. clearlake and antioch and brentwood it will be warm. livermore is checking in. 76 in livermore? that is cool. >> yeah. >> warmer inland friday and saturday. then a little bump down on sunday. >> my brother is doing this -- have you heard of the bay in a day where he's going to attempt to ride his bike around the entire san francisco bay in one weekend. he chose this weekend. it is looking warm. i'm concerned. >> that is impressive and aggressive. i like it. it will be okay over on the bay but not outside of the bay. that will be toasty. i will let you know how it goes. no pressure. >> no pressure. a popular app with children but now there is a warning on a feature on snapchat that has
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parents and law enforcement officers very concerned.
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>> all right. wall street being affected by what is going on in washington, d.c. >> it is usually the case so says pam cook. who is back with today's money business. >> some traders say the republican decision to delay the vote on the health care overall has reignited worry about the trump agenda.
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disney stock helping the dow sore on the opening bell today. still a lot of mixed reviews. i was reading through from analysts on the disney company. some movies are doing well. but some of the parks are not doing well, especially the disney park in europe. but stocks are up right now. up all morning. dow jones up 100 points. the nasdaq back above 6200. 6201. the s&p 500 posting a gain right now. facebook celebrating a major milestone. the founder mark zuckerberg says facebook now has 2 billion users per month. just to give you an idea, that is 25% of the world's population right now. more than what it was back in 1927. facebook reached that one billion mark back in 2012. since then an average of 580,000 people new people have signed up every day. facebook says more than 800 million people hit the like
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button every day. what is next, a personalized video highlighting your photographs and friendships. parents are being encouraged to delete a feature on snapchat that let's people follow your every move. the snap map shows your exact location. it can show if you're in a plane or car without you giving that information. i was looking at this myself. police officers say it is important to be careful. and parents should talk to their children about this because it could put your child at risk to child predators. >> nothing is every private. right. there are settings that you can go to make changes or ghost yourself,, quote/unquote,. it is never private. when you check in or add to a story from a certain event, your location is given away. everyone is on social media, including predators. >> parents should teach kids to be selective of which people follow them on social media.
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another app gaining popularity with moms to connect with other moms and arrange play dates is called peanut. it is being marketed as the tinder for mom friends. it is easy to sign up. just enter how many kids you have and their ages. instead of swiping left or right like a dating app, peanut map let's you swipe up, waving to another mom. it helps you schedule coffee and play dates. many moms are using it as a way to talk to other moms about dealing with teething or if your child is sick or how to regulate technology, when to get a cell phone. another resource for moms to connect. there aren't any stay at home moms so you don't just run into them in the neighborhood. >> we have have two young children. the e-mails over a single play
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date, six e-mails turn into a play date for a couple of hours at my house. i may try that one. not just americans packing on the pounds. unfortunately our pets are doing the same. so says a study by the banfield pet hospital. >> one third of dogs and cats in the united states are overweight. that's about 2.5 million pets. the report found that california was one of the 12 states with the highest risks. the report finds that overfeeding and lack of exercise is major contributing factors. the table food being handed down to the dog. >> does that happen in your home. >> that is a problem in our household. not my side of the table but the other side. >> you have to keep charlie healthy. corporate shuttles, we have seen many in the bay area in recent years. the new report that suggests that they could be helping traffic.
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plus, a popular east bay lake now off limits right before the fourth of july holiday. the reason it could be toxic to your health. good morning. it is still kind of a rough one out there commute-wise, especially in parts of the east bay. but highway 24, even 24 and 680 getting a little bit of use now as you drive towards the tunnel.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. 8:29 on a wednesday morning. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i'm mike mibach. let's go over to steve paulson. we have been talking about day baseball. the giants like playing the extra inning games. they are 7-3 this season.
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they like to play them. they win them. >> finding a positive. >> it happened last night. >> it's true. i'm sure the broadcasters are happy to see the game go late and come back earlier. the fog is burning off. if you have the sun, you will have a decent day. maybe slightly warmer. june gloom is in full bloom at ocean beach this wednesday morning. thank you carlos ramirez for sending me the nice pictures there. fog is beginning to retreat. maybe not that fast but there is some hanging on. yesterday it was hanging on towards the noon hour from about oakland over to ti and around parts of the san mateo coast. 50sand 60s. we are beginning to warm up. 40s for lows. everyone is within a couple of degrees. a system to the north. you see that sweeping by. high pressure kicking in.
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there is a decent delta breeze gusting to 25 miles per hour. right there. you can see a little right there. that is the high. inland temps will work their way up slowly today. all right, sal. 8:31. still kind of busy there at the bay bridge or have things improved. >> the bay bring has improved slightly. other areas today has not been a good commute day around the bay area. a couple of crashes. not super serious injury wrecks but they have slowed the traffic for sure. we are going to start on 680. this is a mess heading down to fremont. what i might do if i were you use 580 over to 880 and go over this way. it may be longer but you won't be in frustrating traffic heading down to fremont. if you're getting on the freeway in fremont after 84, you're okay. this whole area where the white arrow is is not doing well. 101, 280 in san jose and 85 are
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moderate. a lot of people in gilroy are sticking with -- are in some really slow traffic. northbound 101 an accident near 25. boy, that accident has really made traffic really slow. we move to walnut creek where 680 is slow because much ear yes, sir problems. highway 4 is slow out of pittsburgh. 24 is slow out of lafayette. as you get to the bay bridge toll plaza as steve mentioned at the top there, it is backed up longer than usual. things are taking a little longer there. 8:32. let's go back to the december edge. steve says it will be warming up this weekend. >> that's right. a dip in the water might sound refreshing. but one popular east bay lake is off limits. >> leigh martinez reports on the health risk at the lake. >> reporter: the blue-green algae is back again and adding to the list of things that you cannot do in the park now because of the toxic algae. you can no longer swim in the lake because it can be very harmful to your health.
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so since this is a nonchlorinated freshwater, the algae is a natural occurrence but the bacteria can turn toxic in the water. if you ingest it, it will cause nausea, vomiting and gastrointestinal problems. don't let your dogs near it because it could kill them. the lake was closed last summer because of the same algae. last summer it covered the whole lake and smelled horrible. they were hoping that this year would be different. >> i was surprised to see the signs because last week people were swimming and there were live guards out on the -- life guarded out on the beach. >> reporter: this is the second lake closed this year because of a toxic algae bloom. same thing affected the lake last year as well. if you are looking for a place
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to swim, check the park's website to see if it is safe. in oakland, leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2s in. a sacramento county sheriff's deputy is recovering after being shot last night. the deputy was on the platform of a light rail station where he and a man talked but it erupted into a fight. the man shot the deputy in the face and ran out of the station. a helicopter followed the gunman until he ran inside of a nearby motel where he was taken into custody. the sheriff's office is not releasing the name of the suspect and only says he had been with the department for for years. he is radio he covering from extensive surgery to his jaw. the oakland police department is working to build a stronger relationship between the officers and the community. part of that is hiring police cadets. the city has a grant of money to pay salaries but they are having a tough time finding people who want to become cadets. the deputy chief says the
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program is designed to give people who might not consider law enforcement a chance to see the job from the inside. cadet candidates must live in oakland or attended an oakland street and most cadets are between the ages of 18 to 20. chi disappeared on mother's day after saying he was going to help his friend. human remains were found in a hayward warehouse where he worked. it could take weeks to identify the remains. the cousin says that is hard enough for the family but other rumors are making things even more pain. >> being a gambling part of it is not true. is not true. owing money is also not true. >> she says the worst part is hearing rumors that he was having an affair with his friend's wife. the two families were friends and frequently vacationed
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together. tang left the country. she and her family want tang to help find him to get justice for chi. the fourth of july holiday is less than a week away and that means fireworks. the consumer products safety commission put on a demonstration yesterday at the national wall in washington to show the dangers of fireworks. organizers reenacted several different scenarios. four people died and 11,000 people were injured related to fireworks in the u.s. just last year. in the meantime police in newark seized 738 pounds of illegal commercial grade fireworks being sold on craigslist. the investigation started by complaints from the public. a police certainly who did not want his face shown told henry lee that officers arrested a 21- year-old man on owe session of possessing, selling and advertising to sell dangerous fireworks. >> i don't think it is smart to be advertising on craigslist or
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any other site for the mere fact you that never know who you're going to sell to. in this particular case, it was fireworks. >> to the police. >> to the police. e police. >> and ktvu found a large number of fireworks ads on craigslist. henry lee even called a phone number with a 408 air code. he was shipping them from nevada and not worried from getting caught. a lot of cars on the road at one time for the fourth of july. with it falling on a tuesday this year, some people are able to take a four-day weekend, which would make it easier to avoid some of the traffic. now, suggestions. the auto club suggests you leave on thursday. or leave saturday if thursday
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is not an option. that would keep you out of the friday traffic times that are expected. those are likely to be the worst in the afternoon and evening. avoid getting home tuesday night when most will be tired and in a rush to get home after fireworks displays are over. gas buddy says for the first time in this century, gas prices are expected to be lower on the fourth of july than on new year's day. summer gas prices are usually higher because of cleaner and more expensive fuel blends. this year the price of crude oil as decreased so much that gas is cheaper. 12 cents lower than where we were at the start of the year. now, of course here in the bay area, it is always higher than the national average. we have seen gas prices drop more than 20 cents in the last month. the average price for a gallon
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in san francisco is $3.14. it is $3.01 in oakland. and a penny less than that in the south bay and north bay. these prices are expected to continue slipping lower through the holiday weekend. a new poll finds that most people have a favorable opinion about those tech shuttle buses that transport workers around the bay area. it was a poll of 600 likely voters in santa clara county. they were asked, do you believe privately operated commuter bus shuttles have had a positive impact in reducing traffic on local streets and road? 78% said yes. 10% so no. 12% had no opinion. happening today, a bike sharing program kicks off in the bay area. you will find the blue colored ford go bikes in five cities. san francisco, oakland, berkeley, emryville and san jose. administrators say by the end of the year, there will be 7,000 bicycles docked at 500
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stations across the region. riders can pick them up through a go bike app or using a clipper card. the cost is $3 for every half hour. >> the number one thing we heard was there weren't enough bikes or enough stations. so the expansion is about providing access to all of san francisco and bringing ride share to the east bay for the first time. also expanding in san jose to really make it a city wide and regional program. >> ford is partnering with a new york company on the project. they have adjusted their pricing to avoid encroaching on the rental bike market gathered more towards tourists on guided tours. sal castaneda took a spin on the bikes and will have more on that in the 9. a scary crash between a muni bus and a truck. what we're learning about the investigation into this crash. good morning. we still see a lot of slow traffic out there unfortunately in many areas. highway 24 moderately heavy on the way to the tunnel.
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pretty good fog bank. already some breaks in there. it looks a little sooner clearing for some today. temperatures trying to warm up. we will see how much.
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>> the country's largest wildfire continues to burn out of control in utah.
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it has burned 83 square miles in utah. the fire started on saturday and being fanned by strong winds. at this point it is just 10% contained. the cause of the fire is not yet known. there are two big wildfires burning in arizonament one was started by a lightning strike and has burned through 38,000 acres and 34% contained. another wildfire is in north central arizona that burned 5,000 acres and 85% contained. at this point about 150 people have been evacuated from their homes. others have been told to be ready to leave at a moment's notice if the wind shifts. the cause of the fires are still under investigation. here at home, firefighters in marin county are making progress against a slow moving grass fire. the fire is off of fairfax road. firefighter from marin county and cal fire battled the flames from the ground and air and put out hot spots during the night. 40 acres have burned.
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a fire that started monday near san luis obispo is 60% contained. several homes have been destroyed. some 250 people were evacuated monday but were allowed to go back home last night. state health officials released their first report on california's assisted suicide law. 111 terminally ill people ended their lives with the drugs. drugs. the median age was 73. most had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and were receiving hospice care. the right to die law passed in california in part because of the story of 29-year-old brittany maynard who was dying of brain cancer and moved to oregon where she was allowed by law to end her life. there will be hey earring in fall and include the testimony of people with terminally ill relatives who have used the law. the house is expected to
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vote on kate's law. it would impose mandatory prison sentences on immigrants who reentered the u.s. after being departed. indicate steinly was shot and killed on the pier in san francisco while walking with her dad. sanchez was arrested in the case. he was an illegal immigrant who had already been deported five times and seven felony convictions. is not fran police are investigating a crash between a muni bus and a delivery truck that sent nine people to the hospital. the two vehicles hit each other on the driver's side. 7 people on the muni bus and two people on the delivery truck were hurt. none of the injuries are life threatening. it is unclear what driver was at fault. the time is 8:46. let's go over to sal castaneda. traffic has been problematic today, hasn't it.
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>> yeah. we still have a lot of late slow traffic. people who leave late hoping to avoid the commute are not having any luck. 680 is still slow out of the dublin pleasanton area. in the south bay, we have slow traffic here in san jose on all of the approaches to the silicon valley. also an accident that cleared northbound 101 at 25. that is still getting a little bit -- it is still slow in the area. we also have traffic in the east bay that will be busy as you drive on 80, 580 and 280. i'm sorry. 880 as you drive to downtown oakland. give yourself extra time if you're trying to do the commute. at 8:47, let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome. >> a good fog bank there but burning off sooner for some. yesterday at the noon hour, it was still holding on.
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today might be a little sooner. our good friend antonio says good morning, steve, currently 55 with a west/southwest breeze in dc. that would be daly city. he said i want to apologize for not reporting my weather. it is summer and i've been sleeping in. never apologize for sleeping in. you're aces. we appreciate that. woodside made it to 46 this morning. menlo park made it to 49. atherton did too. now 50s and 60s. the nights are short. but we got upper 40s which is impressive. 50s and 60s on the temps here already. there are plenty of low clouds in place. the hint is that it is burning off slightly sooner. after a long night game, we have a day baseball game tonight between the rockies and the giants. closer to the airport it will be around 80 east san jose.
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81/57 is average. 100 the record high 1976. and 40 way back in 1893, the record low. see that system right there? they don't amount to much this year but they can increase the fog and pick up the breeze and there it is at fairfield. still gusting to 25. back towards the other areas, sfo and hayward and livermore, due west. the on shore breeze is there. fog is burning off a little sooner. high pressure is nudging northward. as it does, it allows some of the inland temps to come up and squashing the fog down on the deck and burn thanksgiving off sooner. today is fog, sun. stratus quo. antioch and brentwood the warmest. certainly around clearlake. bill row will be 84. so nice weather continues to the end of join -- june. will the warriors be going
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to the white house? the petition online to stop the team from meeting trump.
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>> the time is 8:52. another huge cyber attack is causing major disruptions around the world. marlizeed hospitals, government offices and national corporations. ukraine, russia and other parts of europe have been hit the hardest by the new strain of ransom ware. spirits predict more cyber attacks. companies with international offices have been hit. it is not clear who is responsible. new this morning, the white house announced that president trump has accepted the french president's invitation to visit france on bastile day. he issued the invitation to the president and president trump accepted. it is the french national day commemorating the storming of the prison.
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a bill passed the state senate this week to bar california from contracting with business that's bid on the wall. democratic lawmakers say the wall would de mean immigrants. but republican lawmakers say trying to hinder the construction could cost our state tens of thousands of jobs. last night protesters gathered outside of oakland city hall urging city council members to support the measure. it asks congress to investigate the president for any possible impeachment defenses like obstruction of justice since he took office last january. uary. of course visiting the might house is a tradition for sports champions. now there is a petition to stop the warriors from visiting the white house if invited by president trump. pres president trump has not yet invited the team.
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last week though head coach steve kerr said the team should consider an invitation. he thinks it could have positive ramifications if they go. about 12 professional and college teams visit the white house every year. if the warriors are invited to the white house, do you think they should go? yes or no? let's take a look at the results. 28% say yes. 72% say no. let us know what you think by voting on the ktvu twitter page or on ktvu.com. thank you for leaving your comments by the way on our ktvu facebook page. at the stroke of midnight, the giants beat the rockies 4-3 in one of the most gratifying wins of the year no doubt. >> on the ground and a base hit. here comes hernandez. here is the throw home. and this game is over. >> the winning run in the bottom of the 14th inning. teammates chased him to the outfield to mob him and
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celebrate. one of the few victories this season. they won the 4:45 marathon game. they went a 17-inning game earlier had year since cincinatti. they look to sweep the rockies today at 12:45. first grand slam of his career and 18th home run of the season. houston rallied back in the bottom of the 9th with a three- run homer by springer but it was not enough. the a's win 6-4. could google help be the answer to the bay area's housing crisis? the idea by the tech giant that could help add homes to the silicon valley.
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>> we're following a developing story out of venezuela where a helicopter was used on an attack on government buildings.
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a pilot apparently took the helicopter yesterday as part of an anti--government protest and fired shots and grenades at the country's interior ministry offices. the country's controversial president is calling it a terror attack. there are been anti-government protests in venezuela daily over the next three months. michael bond died at his london home. he suffered an illness shortly before passing. paddington bear was created in 1958. he was 90 years old. google is trying to solve its own housing crisis in silicon valley. they are negotiating a startup company to build 300 small possibly stackable housing unit that's google employees could use for short term housing. those employees are having a tough time finding affordable
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housing and the module after modular homes could be a solution. >> it is a product that is very attractive. >> tremendous strides have been made in building modular houses. it is more efish spent less expensive than the tradition -- more efficient and less expensive than the traditional housing. a new study finds working overnight can prevent your body from repairing itself. researchers found that people that work the graveyard shift gets rid of five times less of
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disease fighting chemicals. if the body doesn't function properly, it can increase the chance of cancer. >> a new bike program is launching across the bay area, looking to ease congestion. getting your children to look up from their electronics during the summer break. summer break. ♪[music] >> summer has begun. the bay area is enjoying a bit of a cooldown compared to that extreme heat last week. we will be talking in a minute here on the 9 about getting your children, perhaps even yourself, off of the digital devices. we talked about a new study earlier today. >> good luck with that. >> good luck with that. in our home -- >> don't put it in their hands in the first place. right, gasia.

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