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>> it is saturday. did we make it. good morning. i'm claudine wong. >> it is september and then merry christmas. >> you are going too fast. yeah, happy saturday everybody. i'm frank mal la cot. we are going to talk weather. it is serious. a lot going on in north korea. the united states is going to be testing its missile defense system in alaska. >> this is a after north korea conducted an intercontinental ballistic missile test. that what happened yesterday and today they are saying it could reach chicago, los angeles and the bay area so we will talk more about that. back here at home we want to
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tell you about this warning for contra costa county. a bat. it did test positive for rabies. >> we will tell you where it was found and officials say you should do if you find one. >> if you ride muni there will be new testing on that new fleet. >> service will be affected and we will talk about what stations will be closed and for how long. good to know if you are moving in around san francisco. frank says he likes the forecast today. he guarantees that you like it. >> you will. >> and if you don't. just travel ... >> or you can blame rosemary. we got heat coming our way for our inland communities and the trend going to last. we are looking at temperatures near 100 degrees for our inland community. giving you a look here across san francisco where we do have fog and it has to do with the
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high pressure that is strengthening over the area and pushing that fog a little bit closer to the ground this morning. here is a view over oakland. oakland starting out 57 degrees and san francisco, good morning to you at 54. santa rosa at 50 and upper 50s livermore and san jose. a few of the fog covering the coast and inside the bay over portions of american canyon moving further north to napa this morning and over the peninsula. as well as portions of the south bay. the onshore breeze is steady. fairfield 17 miles per hour and it has been right around here for the last few days and that means temperatures today will be a lot like what we had yesterday. mid to upper 90s in the forecast for our hotter locations, the inner east bay 90 degrees for antioch and concord and 90 in santa rosa and for the south bay 83 for san jose. if you are going to the capitol hillroy garlic festival mid- 90s. make sure you bring along the water and sunblock. 83 redwood city and 68 san francisco. at the coast, it is going to be
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cool to mild. low to mid-60s. this trend is going to carry us into your bay area weekend with temperatures coming up slightly for sunday and then holding steady. i will have a look at what you can expect in the extended forecast coming up. >> time is 7:03 and we have a warning for people in contra costa county after a bat found in a park tested positive for rabies. >> the bat was found in grove park. christian captain joins to talk about the warnings from the health officials about that bat and rabies. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys. that bat discovered on a path. the animal taken to lindsey wildlife hospital where it later died and the diagnosis of rabies was confirmed. the park goer discovered that bat on sunday in clayton. they scooped the animal in a box and transported it to the wildlife hospital careful not to touch it. it was a very smart move since
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the animal was diagnosed with rabies. the bat was reportedly scared and sick and died about a week after it was brought to the hospital. officials say it was not the first rabid bat discovered. there was two other bats bringing the total number of confirmed is cases of rabies in contra costa to three. >> seeing a bat is neat but we want to remind you they may be rabid and if your beaten you could develop rabies. >> officials stressing that bats pose no risk to humans if they are healthy but if you confront one do not approach it especially fit is exhibiting unusual activity like laying on the ground during daily. if you do encounter a bat and it breaks the skin you need to be tested for rabies, if untreated rabies is fatal in humans animals.
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the treatment is five shots in the arms but not in the stomach as we have heard about but five shorts in the arm can be an ordeal, the take home message is bats are fun to observe and watch and see and people are intrigued by them, do not approach and if you see one picking those unusual behaviors like lying on the ground during the daylight, do not touch or approach but call wildlife officials and let them know. >> great advice. >> i was going to say. good stuff. >> all right. thank you, christian time is 7:05. palo alto police investigating a string of fires. firefighters say a car was set on fire and cal train parking lot at two a.m. and then about 4:30 a dumpster set on fire on pallawalto avenue and another fire on high street. the last one was a small brushfire on a bike path on homer avenue. >> i am hoping it is a random
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act. i don't want to feel nervous about it but i am nervous now that i realize it is by my condo. >> fire calls are rare. based upon the number that we receive during that time and then they are all in the same vicinity, we are treating them currently as being related and investigating them as possible arsons. >> police released surveillance photo of a man walking in the downtown area just before one of the fires got started. they don't know if he is connected to any of the fires but they would like to talk to him wearing a beanie style house and dark pants and you can see it has a backpack. anyone that might have information you are urged to give palo alto police a call. now to the shakeup inside the white house. more information is coming out about the changes being made in president trump's inner circle. homeland security secretary john kelly will officially take over as white house chief of staff on monday. he is a retired marine general that has been working closely with president trump on implementing his travel ban.
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analysts say the president is drawn to kelly's discipline and leadership. he replaces reince priebus that was out after six months on the job. the president said two weeks ago he was going to replace him reince priebus resigned tuesday after new white house communications director anthony scaramucci called him a paranoid schizophrenic. >> going in a different direction and hitting a reset button is a good thing and the president did that so i think he is happy. i got t tell you although it is mixed when things like this happen, i generally feel pretty good. >> i will be brief. >> reince priebus says he is not going to comment about his relationship with scaramucci but reince priebus is expected to look for a corporate job or right a book about helping donald trump get elected and serving in his nation. elaine duke is acting secretary of the department of homeland security. second in command. she has worked in the federal government for nearly 30 years. this morning president
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trump went on twitter talking about the filibuster role in the senate. >> the president is blaming it for bills that have stalled on capitol hill including kate's law. he says republicans won't win if they don't go to a 51 majority vote are wasting time and look like fools. >> 8 democrats control the u.s. senate and many great republican bills will never pass like kate's law and complete health care. get smart. kate's law is a proposal named for kate steinle that would increase penalties for undocumented immigrants that are deported and keep returning to the u.s. time now is 7:08. the federal agent whose gun was used. francisco san chess is accused of shooting steinle. the department of interior had barred that agent from
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testifying but a judge has said this agent will take the stand. sanchez is undocumented immigrant that claims he found the gun and it accidentally went off killing steinle two years ago. sanchez was a flash point in the national debate over sanctuary cities. >> lawmakers are viewing to work with president trump to work through legislation that replaces the affordable health care. republicans will not give up despite the failure of the skinny bill that would have eliminated parts of president obama's health care law. >> i am optimistic we can get it done. people are losing faith but i will tell you who is staying in. the president is staying in on this night. >> south carolina center linesy graham met with president trump to discuss a proposal that takes funding for the affordable health care and send it back to the states to figure out how to use their health
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care dollars. >> happening today. the united states will test its missile defense system in alaska. this comes a day after intercontinental ballistic missile was tested by north korea. this morning north korea says yesterday missile could have reached the u.s. mainland including chicago, la and the bay area. the pentagon confirms it was a longer flight than the first launch that was on the 4th of july. meantime the u.s. and south korea conducted their own missile test all in response. we are at a point in time where choices will have to be made. one way or the other. none of these choices are particularly palatable. >> today's missile test will happen sometime around moon. that system is used to shoot down short and medium range missiles but not long-range missiles. two men and two teens suspected of breaking into more than 15 cars in one night last week are in jail this morning. police arresting 20 year-old
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john robertson and 20-year-old brian randolph, a 16 and 17- year-old were also taken into custody but their identities are not released because of their ages. four suspects accused of breaking into 17 cars at a hampton inn parking lot in brentwood last friday and stealing one of the cars. investigators say that suspects then smashed windows of another 36 cars in livermore just a few hours later. police say they were looking for valuables and car keys. well passengers robbed on a bart train. the new warning to bart riders aimed at keeping valuables safe. >> and changing your child's genes while they are still in the wound. scientific breakthrough known as embryo editing. more on that as mornings on 2
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continues. good morning. if your out the door blinded by that sunlight. sunny skies this morning waking up with foggy conditions around the bay and the coast. temperatures are warming up, what you can expect for your neighborhood on this bay area week coming up. >> speaking of science here at 7:14. technology that alters the genes in a human embryo has been used in the united states. online magazine technology review reports that a team in oregon health science university conducted the first successful test at modifying embryo dna. researchers say the work shows that it is possible to fix defective genes that cause inherited diseases. the report says that embryos were only allowed to develop for a few days. critics argue that the practice could turn into people creating designer babies. the first genetically altered baby could be a couple years away. the federal government
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could be changing rules on addictive cigarettes. the fda is coming up with new regulations to cut down on the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. it is the leading cause of preventable heart disease and cancer causing 484,000 deaths each year. let's talk to rosemary and find out about your weekend weather forecast. if you like it hot, you are going to like rosemary. >> we do have warm weather and it is going to hang around for several days. it looks like we may actually see the temperatures stick with us until about friday before temperatures come back down. giving you a view this morning where we are waking up with low clouds and fog as well. and we are looking at mostly sunny skies for our inland communities. temperatures are going to be just as warm as yesterday, perhaps warmer. we will come back to those numbers in a moment. let's talk about the fog where you can see up and down the coast and inside the bay and with that ridge of high
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pressure strengthening over the bay and the sinking air associated with it pushing closer to the ground it is soupy this morning. the winds are onshore at 17 miles per hour in and around fairfield but again this is going to be the pattern that we see. you can expect a more shallow marine layer closer to the coast and closer to the ground that it is inside the bay. visibility looks okay but if you are driving along highway one it is thick. 53 degrees this morning in santa rosa and upper 50s in oakland and livermore and san jose at 59. the east bay, 61 to start in antioch. 55 over areas in in more raga and antioch. if you like it cool this is the place to be. 89 for nevada today and 90s for santa rosa. if you like it hot, clear lake,
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98. 95 for brentwood as well as antioch and closer to the water 75 in oakland today and 73 along the shore and alameda. south bay location is 83 san jose and gilroy this week because the big garlic fest is going on. it will be warm. you can expect mid-80s by lunchtime. warm to start the day and then as we get into the second half of the afternoon hot. 83 redwood city and a nice 68 in san francisco. a few of your extended forecast with your bay area week always in view. not much change for tomorrow even going warmer and we remain hot for inland community, monday, tuesday and wednesday it looks like into thursday near 100 degrees. temperatures fall off several degrees as we get into friday. at least that is what it looks like now. there is that stretch of warm weather. 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast.
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>> they are still skiing at mammoth mountain. >> i was done. >> not in august. 7:18 on the clock. happening today east bay congressman eric swallow is inviting people to go on a hike with him to talk about current issues. >> he has been busy. hosting a hike with your represent in castro valley. the congressman will stop about halfway through the two--mile hike to give an update about what is happening in washington d.c. so if you are interested he plans to host two more traditional townhall events at livermore and union city. was it last week or the week before he unloaded a plane at oakland airplane and became a barista in dublin. >> interesting thing to hike and think about it and talk about it and we will check with him. a lot going in washington. >> a lot to talk about. 7:18 on the clock. a new law to try to stop distracted walking. we are going to talk about the
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city that is going to soon make it illegal for people to be using their phones in a crosswalk. and $80 million and mischarges by wells fargo bank. customers with auto loans through that bank will now be refunded. more on that when we come back.
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latest tesla cars have new homes this morning. >> those are actual production cars. >> i want in. >> the first 30 customers ades their new models at the plant in fremont. i want to know when they ordered them. the first 30. i think that is interesting. $35,000, about half the price of the model s. the company has received 400,000 orders for the model 3. >> i want to say that tesla has
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lined up to buy a model three and that in some cases spent days outside of our stores to be first on the list. i want you to know that really matters to us. we really care. we will do everything we can for the cars as soon as possible. >> there is a challenge for tesla to meet demands according to the web site, if you order it now it will take 12 to 18 months until it is actually delivered. >> a long way. time now is 7:22. facebook reporting a 71% jump in quarterly earnings. stock went up big time the last couple of days. the site pushed its video ads and has helped fuel that growth. mobile ads account for 8 7% of the advertising revenue. net income for fake grossed $4 billion in the second quarter ending june the 30th. an increase of a billion bucks
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from this time last year. more than 500 workers though at facebook have joined a union and are pushing for higher pay. the latest group of service workers in the silicon valley to unionize following workers at apple and twitter and yahoo. the cafeteria workers are struggling to make ends meet in the bay area. >> all of these folks are struggling to survive here and this path forward of unionizing and being able to provide for their families is one way that they are able to inch forward towards the middle class. >> those workers say that they hope to follow the lead of shuttle bus drivers at facebook that recently unionized and won a higher wage. the high cost of living in silicon valley is taking its toll on tech workers. this man is homeless. ann rubin says she can't afford
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an apartment. >> pink hair and pink dog and says things are not as rosy as they appear. >> i tell people all of the time stop looking at what somebody has got and what you see on the outside. >> the outside parche is a model facebook worker that runs a nonprofit in your spare time but the reality is that she is living out of her car since april. >> everything that i do is here. this is my life. this car means everything to me because it is all i have basically. >> except she also has student loans and medical bills and even with her salary an apartment that can run more than $2000 a month in silicon valley is out of reach. >> i am embarrassed because i don't want to be looked down on. >> parche says she hasn't told her co-workers at facebook that she is homeless, it is a matter of pride. >> they are shocked that i am going through that because they will say i see you smiling at work. you appear to be happy. you look normal. you look clean. >> but parche decided now was the time to talk about her
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situation in hopes of opening a real dialogue about the high cost of living here. >> i think that companies need to look at the salaries that we are paying their employees. are they paying us enough to survive. >> parche broke down renting a hotel room to get a real night's sleep. she is trying to stay positive but she desperately wants a home and a sense of security. >> my peace of mind. >> parche has been working at fake for two months but already she is looking at getting a second job to help make ends meet. in newark, ann rubin, ktvu, fox 2 news. time is 7:25. coming up, a new program to help drug addicts open a cannabis business. this program now available to help drug offenders open a help drug offenders open a marijuana business.
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be playing hoops. welcome back on this saturday. happy weekend. good morning to you. i'm claudine wong. if you have outside plans and you think how warm it is going to get because it is still gray. >> along the coast and the bay we got the fog. inland we got sunshine and our microclimate pattern will have us with 60s at the coast and 70s at the bay. 90s to near 100 degrees for our inland communities. here is a look at the gray sky to start the day. across the bay we will have this pulled back and be partly cloudy along the coast and mostly sunny. temperatures up this hour at 50 degrees to start your morning in santa rosa and 54 san francisco and oakland upper 50s as well as livermore and for san jose. we do have the onshore breeze and it is light and not strong enough to have an impact on our inland cities. here is a view at that cloud cover that we are talking
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about. this is the north bay along the san mateo coastline into monterey and the bay and east bay shore and american canyon and stretching towards napa with partly cloudy skies. the onshore breeze at fairfield 17 miles per hour and tracking this type of wind amount or i should say the strength. it hasn't changed a lot and the temperatures won't be changing a lot. we will warm up for the back end of the weekend. today upper 90s, 95 in 95 antioch. around the bay, mid-70s in oakland and low 80s in redwood city and 68 for san francisco. temperatures climbing slightly for the back end of your week and we will hold onto that heat for the next several days and have a look at the extended forecast coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. a washing for people in contra costa after a bat was found in a park tested positive for rabies. >> what health officials say
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people should do if you come across that bat. >> that bat was discovered on a path in that park in clayton. the animal was taken to lindsey hospital where that diagnosis was confirmed as rabies. now the park goer discovered that bat last sunday in clayton and they scooped the animal up in a box and transported it to the wildlife hospital careful not to touch it. that turned out to be a smart move since the animal was diagnosed with rabies and it eventually died after a week. it was not the first rabid bat discovered. health officials in contra costa county have diagnosed two other bats with rabies bringing the total number of confirmed cases to three. >> seeing a bat could be pretty need and they may want to come up and touch it but we do want to remind people that bats could be rabid and beaten by one you could develop rabies. >> officials stress that bats pause no risk to people if they are healthy but if you
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encounter a bat don touch it especially if it is lying on the ground during the daylight. if you do encounter a bat and if for any reason it breaks the skin, experts say you need to be tested and treated for rabies. if untreated it is fatal in humans and other mammals. the treatment is five shots in the arm and not those shots in the stomach that we have heard about in urban legends but the five shots in the arm can be an ordeal. officials stress that people not approach any bats that they may find in the wild especially if they are exhibiting unusual behaviors like lying on the ground during the daylight hours. in contra costa county. christian cavfrey. muni has a new fleet an cars being tested opinion closed between the west portal and the montgomery station today and sunday. will be closed after 9:30 on week nights until august the
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20th. the subway will be closed several weeks in august but open the weekend of august 11th through the 13th for the outside land music festival. a bus bridge is available between embarcadero and st. francis circle. muni wants to replace 149 cars in the old fleet and phasing to the year 2028. people applying for the new marijuana equity permit program according to the east bay times. 35 people have applied for permits since it started in may. it was for people that were convicted of marijuana-related crimes and for people that live in the city with the most marijuana arrests. one problem is that there is a lack of available space in oakland for new marijuana businesses. bart police have arrested a juvenile who stole a cell phone from a passenger who was on his way home on thursday. ktvu's rob roth spoke with the
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victim and tells us what bart is doing to keep people safe. >> this passenger did not wanted to be identified but described how his cell phone was stolen. >> i did not expect anything to happen. i was on my phone. >> it happened as the train was pulling into the castro valley bart station on thursday evening. >> they waited until the door closed, they just snatched my phone and they ran out the door and ran down the stairs. >> bart police arrested the juvenile that took the phone. police returned it to the owner. >> they are just out there looking for opportunities and looking for people that aren't paying attention and not securing their phones and computers. so it will continue to occur until we educate our public. >> bart is reminding passengers
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over the p. a. system about their electronics. >> bart police say theft of electronics has gone steadily down from 58 in march to 27 in june but statistics show overall crime on bart was up 22% the first few months this year over last year. police say most of the crimes that occur on trains are crimes of opportunity and they say the system is just too big to have officers on all of the trains. >> i am like any other person, everyone has their phones out. >> he says the experience has him driving to work for the time being and when he does get back on bart, he says he will be more careful about taking out his iphone. rob roth. ktvu news. in san francisco people are investigating an assault on a muni bus. a woman was riding the 8 bay shoreline thursday afternoon when four women all around 18
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to 21 years of age surrounded her and began to harass her. when the 30-year-old victim tried to call police the suspects began to hit her. one of them snatched her phone and they all ran off at the next stop. a former district attorney has been suspended. last month mark peterson was convicted of perjury for lying on a financial disclosure form and for spending campaign money. he resigned as da the same day. it is up to the state bar and the state supreme court to decide whether he will be disbarred. a decision is expected within two months. and now to the legal case involving the ghost ship warehouse fire. defender max harris will have to remain in the jail in dublin. he asked the judge yesterday to be released on his own recognizance. bail was reduced to $750,000. the judge was concerned that harris may be a flight risk. defense attorneys called that
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decision unjust and trying to raise money to get him out of jail. >> it is unjust to have him subject to any bail at all. max tried to do everything he could that night to save lives. >> harris and codefendant derek almena are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the victims kill. almena will head to court and asked for his bond to be reduced. san francisco women warned about rapes. there is 20 reported rapes in the northern district. neighborhoods that are known for their bars and restaurants and night life. rapes in that area often involve people that know each other. the executive director of bay area against rapes say more than 80% of the time rapes happen between co-workers and acquaintances or people that meet through online dating. >> always go with a friend to try and see if you have a way out or call the police to say that you feel threatened so we can go there and show up and
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see what is exactly happening to you. >> and that's what makes sexual violence so scary is the reality, the sobering reality that any and everyone could be vulnerable at some point. >> there were 40 reported rapes in the northern district last year. many of the cases go unreported because victims often feel shame. in fremont a 77-year-old registered sex offender on bail charged with kidnapping and sexual battery of a developmentally disabled woman mr. li was held on the scene until police arrived. the alleged victim in her 20s that went missing last week. >> more than half million customers can expect a refund. $80 million to customers that wells fargo signed up for auto
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insurance. wells fargo said that they signed up customers that had insurance and it may have contributed to a default that led the repossession of vehicles. time now is 7:39. coming up, republicans continue to hit roadblocks on their plan to reform health care. this as president trump take to social media this morning to place blame on legislation not passing on capitol hill. making it safer for people to cross the street. the change one group is asking officials to make in san francisco to help keep pedestrians safe.
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good morning and thanks for joining us this morning. we have a mix of partly cloudy skies. temperatures are soaring. we are looking at 90s and what you can expect later. honolulu is the city to make it illegal to text in crosswalks. there already fines given and the idea behind it is to stop bad behavior but there is mixed behavior. >> i am fine with that because it seems that a lot of cars don't pay attention and people when they walk they don't pay attention. >> i don't know that there should be a law that you can use your phone. it is your phone. >> how many times have you seen people do that? >> go down every street in san francisco.
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>> rosemary says guilty. >> the ban applies to cyclists and applies in honolulu in october. we all would live better without them. the garlic festival is under way. visitors to the three-day festival will find garlicky pickles. and entertainment on three stages and live cooking contests and arts and crafts and wine tasting and kids' area. it runs from ten this morning until 7:00 today and tomorrow. if you want to get in, adults 20 bucks. the best skiing and snowboarding season we have seen in many years is coming to a close. squaw valley ... >> look at squaw! >> they closed july 15th but it was open for 200 days, if that's not crazy and mammoth mountain is open and will close next week. there were rumors that with the
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record snowfall the resort would stay open year round. many resorts hoping to open for the next ski season around thanksgiving. >> it looks like fun though. you know? go jump in the lake. >> yes, go jump in the lake. i wonder if that was a fluke or a repeat and i know rosemary, i'm putting you on the spot but we are looking -- can we even say? >> if we have another winter like that? >> no. i saw people question me. why was last year a better snow season or a rainy season when we were hoping el niño would bring it the year before? let the climatologists worry about that. i will tell but daily weather. >> well said. >> we have hot weather for the inland communities this weekend and beyond. we have fog in the bay and a
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look at the golden gate bridge that you can see you can't see! you can't see the towers and the high pressure associated with this warm-up is also bringing with it some sinking air and when that starts to happen it pushes the marine layer close to the ground and we get that shallow marine layer and dense fog. not seeing it too thick in most spots and if you are traveling along highway one, be prepared it could be a little dense and hard to see. 54 degrees to start your morning in san francisco, 56 half-moon bay and upper 50s in oakland and upper 50s in livermore and into the south bay, 59 outside your door. san jose. the afternoon highs. 73 for sauca litto. 93 in walnut creek and brentwood. low 90s in morgan hill and low 80s for san jose.
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if you are going to the garlic festival be prepare for the heat. 94 the afternoon high there. probably be 85 by lunch time. 85 for woodside and upper 60s in the forecast for the city of san francisco. that's a beautiful day. if you going to tahoe it will be nice. cooler for the outdoor camper 84 and thunderstorms along the sierra crest and maybe buildup over the lake. if you are there for the weekend, just something to keep an eye out for. here is a look at the extended forecast. temperatures climbed a little bit more for the back end of the weekend and sailing for the rest of the forecast. thursday will be just as hot. mid to upper 80s for the bay- side community and mid to upper 60s at the coast. find a friend with a pool. >> a group in san francisco wants to make the city side a lot safer.
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>> they say the city needs to give seniors and people with disabilities more time to get across the street. tara moriarty has our story. >> reporter: it is one of the most dangerous intersections in san francisco. imagine crossing this with a walker. >> they are like get back out of the way. >> reporter: or what if you were nearly blind. >> i am trying my best not to get hit. >> reporter: alice and this group from san francisco says the city needs to give seniors and those with disability is more time to cross the street. >> it is scary when people are pushing you. you get more nervous when they are honking and driving fast. >> reporter: each year in san francisco more than 20 pedestrians are killed by cars. >> the san francisco municipal transportation agency sets the timing so it is a process of work withing them to convince them and see where we can get the time lengthed.
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>> reporter: last year 44% of all people killed in city traffic were 65 years or older yet they only constituted 15% percent of the population. >> last year my mom was hit by a car. >> reporter: her mother suffered brain damage as a rule and has round the clock care. >> she has severe depression and ptsd. >> reporter: making it her mission to make it safer for everyone. there is improved cross times to four feet from three-and-a- half feet. >> when the light turns green you have a tendency to step on the pedal and go and may not look in front of you at the intersection of not crossing. >> reporter: one person is jean who today was not able to cross the street in 20 seconds. >> i have had back surgery. i have a vision problem. i got a lot of problems but i want to keep moving.
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>> reporter: in san francisco, tara moriarty, ktvu fox 2 news. a lot of passengers there. >> uh-huh. >> coming up first practice for the oakland raiders preseason. >> we will talk about the lofty goals for this team that lost games last year.
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happening today. the 30th annual national drag races at sonoma races. >> that's a mouthful. >> yes. final qualifying races happening throughout the day. probably fun to watch but if you don't want to you may go a different way. there is always extra traffic when the raceway is busy on highway 37 and gates are opening at 8 this morning. >> a few vineyards around there. >> a few. >> okay. 7:51. how about football.
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oakland raiders have their first practice today up in the wine country and players and coaches have been arriving throughout the week and the team building upon its mighty impressive record 12 and 4. it includes trading for and signing marshawn lynch from seattle. wide receiver a mari cooper is looking to break out in his 3rd year in the league too. >> it is not hard to get one thousand yards in a 16-game season. i have had a lot of games to where i didn't produce like i thought i should have. so i definitely have a lot to improve on and i feel like i can make that improvement this year. >> but with success comes expectations. many people have the raiders one of the top five super teams to get in the super bowl. they lost last year to the
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texans because they didn't have their quarterback. derrick carr was hurt. >> that was tough. let's talk about the 9ers. 49ers headed back to school. the team is learning a new play book. kyle shanahan says there is a lot of player turnover so the team needs to build the team chemistry. >> i ran down to the locker room and just threw my jersey on real quick. laced up some new cleats and got out there. >> we have amazing defensive line from brooks to jones. i mean it is going to be fun. it will be a pretty good deal. i'm excited to be part of it. and as fans are looking for a good season, not sure it will be this year because it is rebuilding mode. it may take a couple of seasons but we have had a rough stretch here.
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the team's -- i can't talk preview game is in kansas city against the chiefs. baseball. the giants last season got lost last night. the dodgers put up 4 in the second and beat the giants. didn't take long to get cooking here. cory seger. more to come from his bat by the way. but first how about defense from a fan in the stands? look at that. i got it. i got it. all right. nice grab. giants had a big 7-2 scoring three times. corky hernandez shots to center just over jeff pet ter son heads. giants go 4-2 and remember this guy, seger, curtain call, that's gone. dodgers take it final 6-4. a's mired in a five game nose dive. sloppy game against minnesota.
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newly acquired pitcher jamie garcia on the mound for minnesota. raja davis going fishing here. garcia goes 6 plus, three runs and 7ks. twins get four runs. jason castro goes the other way. that's trouble and zack granite will score and brian dozier with a base hit. another rbi. oakland loses its 59th game. the final was 6-3. major league baseball looking to expand its games. chicago white sox and twins will play in puerto rico. they will have additional games in 2019 happening in asia and the domincan and mexico and england is targeted as well. right now it is too early to tell if the a's or the giants will play in any of those games. they did open in japan last
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♪ [ music ] [ music ] ♪ sometimes, you know, folks we don't foe what they are going to start playing when they show these live pictures. >> that's not very sexy, the toll plaza. >> there's a little bit after backup over there. i think if you don't have fast
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track you might wait, but not too long as you head on into the city. it doesn't look -- we'll keep an eye on things. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, july 29th. >> good morning. happy weekend. a little fog but we'll have more on the weather coming up shortly. first, some headlines on this saturday, this morning, there's a lot happening in north korea. the u.s. is going to be testing its missile defense system in alaska. >> after the ballistic missile test that happened yesterday. today they are saying that type of missile could reach the u.s. mainlands, including chicago, l. a. and the bay area on the list, so a lot of talk there. here at home we want to tell you about the warning for folks specifically in contra costa county, because a bat was found and it tested positive for rabies. >> it sure did. we'll tell you where that bat was found and what officials say you should do if you find
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one out on the trail. if you ride muni over the weekend, we want to make sure you know there's a lot going on. they are testing the new fleet of the light rail underneath ground. >> the past couple of weekends, and we have been watching it because it's affects your service. we'll talk about which stations will be closed, for how long, what you need to know if you want to get in and around that area. there's also talk about how your day is shaping up because if you like it warm, you will probably like this forecast. it's not -- it's weird that i've changed, if it's not triple digits in the forecasts, it's liked -- >> 97, 98? >> i'll definitely get messages from people saying, i hit 100, 101. yes, you will. we very close, especially for the inner east bay, temperatures are expected to hit in the upper 90s, some of us will hit 100, given a view there at the square, and it's going to be a nice day here
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where we have mostly cloudy skies to start the day, but it's the mostly cloudy sky that keeps those temperatures in check. another view here of a very, very foggy look across the bay where, yes, it's a little bit thick along the coastline. could have visibility issues along highway 1 this morning and we're seeing in and around the golden gate bridge. 54 degrees to start your day in san francisco, 59, oakland, mid- to 50s in areas around santa rosa, 54, to be exact. the south bay, livermore, san jose, the low 60s. those with sunshine, temperatures will begin to rebound quicker than those covered in the overcast sky. here's a look at the coast where we are socked in. the east bay, there's fog, too, and over portions of american canyon, the north bay. the onshore breeze is not going out completely but fairly weak. 18 mph winds there, and the temperatures will be similar to yesterday. we'll go slightly warmer, as we get into the back end of your
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weekend. mid-90s no antioch today, 90 for the north bay, santa rosa, south bay, 93, morgan hill, 90s at the guild roy gilroy garlic festival. palo alto police are investigating a string of suspicions fires, four fires were reported in the downtown area early yesterday morning. firefighters say a car was set on fire in a parking lot at 2:00 a.m. about 4:30 a dumpster was set on fire. an how later, another dumpster fire on high street and then the last fire was actually a small brush fire on the bike path. >> i'm hoping it's a random act. i don't want to feel nervous. but i'm nervous i realize it's right by my condo.
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>> fire calls are rare so based upon the number we received during that time and then that they are all in the same area, we're treating them currently as being related and investigating them as possible arsons. >> police released this surveillance video of a man walking in the downtown area before one of those fires started. they are saying they don't if it's connected to the fires but they want to talk to him. he's wearing sabiney style hat and a light cut either shirt and a backpack. if you have information call palo alto police. a warning for people after a bat found in a park tested positive for rabies. the bat was found last sunday at the grove park in clayton near the splash zone where a number of kids played. it died days later from the rabies. the health officials say three bats have tested positive for rabies in the county. the other two were in a yard and home in east county. health officials say don't touch bats because they are the
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number one carriers of rabies. >> seeing a bat could be pretty neat and they may want to come up and touch it. but we want to remind people that bats could be rabid and if beaten by a rabid bat you could develop rabies. >> rabies is fatal in humans when it's not detected and treated. seeing a bat crawling on the ground in the middle of the day is very unusual and usually a sign that something is wrong with that bat. happening today, east bay congressman is inviting people to go on a hike with him and talk about the issues they are concerned about. >> get to know your congressman. an event this morning at the regional park in castro valley. ktvu is there, hiking along this morning to talk about it. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of people probably have a lot of questions for him. they are setting up here.
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the hike is not set to get underway to later on this morning. we are here at the nike classroom incident the regional park. the congressman is expected to be here and the hike starts at 8:30, a lot of hot issues coming out of washington this week. the democrat has been an outspoken critic of the trump administration, demanding accountability and transabout the campaign and the allege ties to russia. another major issue this morning, north korea. heats on the subcommittee for emerging threats and the recent tests in north korea, surely a hot topic, and russia, an ongoing topic, both the senate and house veted overwhelming -- house voted overwhelm regarding sanctions. we'll look to see the representative's reactions and predictions as to how that may go and of course healthcare, another major issue, so certainly a lot of issues to
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talk about with the congressman this mourning, and back to the live picture, security is here and you can see they are setting up the area where the hike will be. it will be a two-mile like, or so, and we're hoping to speak with him before the pike gets underway so we can give you answers that the constituents here will be looking for and a lot of people will be looking for after this week in washington, d.c. back to you. >> it's been such an interesting week, an interesting morning. thank you very much. we'll check in with you in just a bit. 8:06. the shakeup inside the white house, more information is coming out. there we go. about the changes being made in president trump's inner circle. homeland security secretary john kelly takes over as the white house chief of staff monday. analysts say the president is drawn to his discipline and leadership. kelley, a retired marine general, a four star, who gets
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along with white house strategist stephen bannon and the son-in-law. he replaces reince priebus who is out after just six months on the job. it's reported the president told prebus two weeks ago he was going to replace -- told reince priebus two weeks ago he was going to replace him. anthony scaramucci accused him of links and more. >> i'll be on team trump all the time. i'll always be out there trying to help the president advance his goal, support him, as a friend, too. >> for now reince priebus says he won't comment about the relationship with anthony scaramucci but he is expected to look for a corporate job or possibly write a book about the ups and some of the downs of presidential campaign in the early days of the trump administration. duke will become acting secretary of the department of homeland security, second in command, and she's worked in the federal government for nearly 30 years. this morning president trump went on a twitter
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demanding an end to the filibuster issue in the senate. >> he is blaming it for bills that have stalled on capitol hill including kate's law. he tweeted republicans will never win if they don't go to a 51 majority vote now. he tweeted eight democrats control the u.s. senate. many bill won't pass. get smart. kate's law is theproposal for undocumented immigrants. the federal agent whose gun was used to kill her will be allowed to testified at the murder trial. the defendant sanchez, accused of shooting her with a stolen gun that belonged to an agent at the bureau of land management. it was originally barred from testifying but a judge says the agent can take the stand. sanchez is an undocumented
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immigrant who claims he found the gun and it accidentally went off killing the individual at san francisco's pier two years ago. the case became a flash point in the national debate over sanctuary cities. lawmakers are vowing to work with trump to push through legislation that repeals and replaces the affordable care act. it would have eliminated parts of the healthcare law, such as individual and employer mandates. >> i'm optimistic we can still get it done. the people are losing faith but we're going to stay in. i can tell you who is staying in, the president is staying in on this fight. >> south carolina senator met with trump yesterday to discuss a proposal and will send it back to states to figure out how to best use the healthcare dollars. time, 8:09, happening today, the u.s. will test its missile defense system in
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alaska. this comes just a day after an ballistic missile test by north korea. within the last several hours north korea said the missile could reach the u.s. mainland, including chicago, l. a., he right here in the bay area. the pentagon confirms it was a longer flight than north korea's first ever ibbm launch held on the 4th of july. the u.s. and south korea conducted their own missile test, all in response. >> we are at a point in time where choices will have to be made, one way or the other. none of these choices are particularly palatable. >> today's missile test will happen sometime around midnight. the system is used to shoot down short and medium-ranged missile but not long range. >> president has yet to sign the bill for the diplomates to
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get out after sanctions. we'll tell you about what might have ballparked sparked a surge of newborns in chicago, coming up.
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good morning to you. happy saturday, giving you a view there of a foggy start over the golden gate bridge. we know how beautiful and elegant our city is. you just can't see it at the moment. fog along the coast and inside the bay. we'll be mostly sunny away from the coastline for the saturday afternoon. the temperatures will be coming up in a moment. >> best song, ever. i love that song. 8:13, your time, more than a half a million wells fargo customers can expect a refund in the coming month.
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the bank is paying $80 million to its customers who wells fargo signed up and charged for auto insurance that they didn't want or need. 570,000 customers set to get refunds. wells fargo admits the system signed up customers who already had insurance and in some cases they increased the premiums quote, which may have contributed to a default that led to the repossession of their vehicle. facebook is reporting a 71% jump in quarterly earnings, and mobile ads accounts for 87% of the company's total advertising revenue. net income for facebook rose to almost $4 billion in the second quarter ending june 30, an increase of more than a billion dollars from this time last year. more than 500 cafeteria workers at facebook have joined a union and are pushing for higher wages. it's the latest group of service workers in the silicon valley to unionize following workers at apple, twitter and yahoo. the workers say they are
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struggling to make ends meet, dealing with the high cost of living here in the bay area. >> all these folks are struggling to survive here and this path of unionizing and being able to provide for their families is one way they are able to inch forward towards the middle class. >> the workers say they hope to follow the lead of shuttle bus drivers at facebook who unionized and won a higher wage. the latest tesla cars have new homes this morning. >> those are actual owners getting actual production cars. [cheering-applause] >> last night the ceo was there as the first customers got their keys. $35,000, it's the company's first affordable car, about half the price of the model s. the company says they have received at least 400,000 orders for the model 3. >> those that have lined up to
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buy a model 3, and in some cases, spent days outside of our stores to be first on the list, i just want you to know that really matters to us and we really care. we'll do everything we can to get you the car as soon as possible. >> the challenge for them will be to meet the demands. if go on their website now and try to order the model 3 it will take you about 12 to 18 months until you are actually driving that car. >> have you ever driven one? they are magnificent, so much power. you think electric car, but, man, they go. >> get ready to see a lot more on the roads. speaking of the roads and maybe taking a drive in a convertible. i don't have one but -- >> i got one. >> i also don't have a pool. >> hot-weather things that might be fun. >> you need to work on that. >> i know. right. >> i don't know if you want to drop the top for the coast, at least not this morning.
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we have fog out there, and it's thick, and the fog will remain there for part of the day, if not the entire day. so partly cloudy for the coast today, mostly sunnies elsewhere. temperatures, mild to hot, depending on where you will be. hotter on sunday and little change in the extended forecast. a look at what is happening outside our doors this morning, the inner east bay and the north bay, as well as south bay, waking up with partly cloudy skies, haze over the mount today. air quality, good to moderate today. when it comes to the heat, you may need to worry about that. temperatures will range in the mid-to upper 90s no our inland communities for the afternoon. upper 70s to 80s around the bay. 60s at the coast area, like hmb, and 70s around santa cruz. the futurecast model, the fog that is expected to pull back really doesn't leave the coast completely. we may see partial clearing for the afternoon and that will
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keep temperatures there on the mild side. 56 degrees to start your morning at hmb. 54, san francisco. around the bay, upper 50s in oakland. 62, the south bay of san jose. 61 in livermore. the inner east bay, 65, antioch as well as pittsburg. 98 expected in the clear lake area. we get into santa rose and sonoma, upper 80s to low 90s expected there. closer to the water, 84, san rafael, stinson beach, 64. along the east bay shore, nice with the fair going on, the festival at alameda, 73 there. 83, castro valley. if you like it hot, mid-90s in the forecast for antioch pittsburg. how about the south bay?
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we have 93 in morgan hill, 89, saratoga, and the annual gilroy garlic festival going off, warm out there, so drink plenty of water. the peninsula, 80s, woodside. a beautiful day in san francisco, 68 for the afternoon high. 63 expected in pacifica. temperatures on the warm to hot side for the inland cities. hotter for tomorrow and then we don't budget going into monday, tuesday, wednesday, even thursday, near 100 degrees or so for our inland cities, mid- to upper 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. >> all right. we'll take it. find an a. c. the sacramento zoo iswelcoming the newest members. check it out, baby flamingos. they are so cute. they hatched earlier this month. they are put on display for the first time this weekend.
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look at them. they will turn their signature pink as they age. they're the first chicks born at the zoo since 1999. >> i've never seen a baby flamingo. cool. speaking of babies, a baby boom in chicago that could be related to the cubs' world series win. all born about nine months after the team's historic win back in october. do the math. hospitals in chicago are recording a surge in the number of births, and they are being called the world series babies. the cubs donated gear to many of their tiny fans and apparently wrigley is a popular name. wrigley is on addison, so apparently some of the girls will be named that. cute. there's a new plan to make the streets of san francisco safer. we'll tell you about the proposal that could make a difference, especially for seniors and those with disabilities.
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a housing crunch in the silicon valley, the difficulties many workers face that has at least this one woman living inside her car, and she works at facebook. that's coming up.
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the high cost of living in silicon valley is taking its toll even for people who work at tech companies. she's homeless even though she's been working at facebook. she can't afford an apartment so she's been living out of her car since april. she's looking for a second job
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to make ends meet. >> the salaries that we're paying the employees, enough money to survive. >> she has not told her co- workers at facebook that she is homeless. she says she decided to talk about her situation in the hopes of opening a dialogue about the high cost of living in silicon valley. a lot of talk about how robots will eventually take away a number of be jobs. >> there's another side to this automation issue. we report on the opportunities across the nation and in particular, silicon valley. >> as president trump seeks to reinvigorate u.s. manufacturing, robots might be the most sufficient way for factories to welcome pete with cheap labors overseas. what does that mean for workers here? >> creating better, safer and higher paying jobs for american workers. >> reporter: according to the trade group, u.s. companies added other 136,000 robots to
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factory floors over the past several years, while creating 894,000 new manufacturing jobs. >> instead of doing away with the jobs we have to have somebody to operate that robot and somebody to program that robot, somebody to work on it. >> reporter: he runs the robotics technology park in alabama, a tech school that trains workers for free. >> making sure they have the best workforce possible. >> i grew up in a blue collar family. >> reporter: in georgia, teaches kids computer programming, a basic skill, not just for silicon valley but on the factory floor. >> like a blue collar job, it's something that you learn over time. you get better at your craft as you go along. >> reporter: 80% of manufacturers are saying they are having a hard time finding qualified applicants. technical training in schools and cross-training for existing workers will be key because
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american manufacturing is becoming increasingly high- skilled and high-tech. fox news. time, 8:26, and the first lady heading up the delegation, the visit that follows the foot steps of michelle obama. a town hall meeting on a hiking trail, inviting people to take a hike with this congressman to talk about some of the current events. perience canadian rockies through a screen. you have to be here, with us. ♪ strummed guitar travel through this natural wonder and get a glimpse of amazing. with a glass of wine in one hand, and a camera in the other, aboard rocky mountaineer. canada's rocky mountains await. call your travel agent or rocky mountaineer for special offers now.
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♪ [ music ] >> going old school, a saturday, getting you motivated to get you up and out. fog around the bay but that will blow away on what looks
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like another nice weekend. hello. good morning. good to have you on board on saturday. >> good morning. i'm claudine wong. let's get to rosemary for a look at the forecast. when i got up, i felt no chill in the air. i thought, it's going to be another warm one. >> yes. some of our inland areas, starting out in the 60s. for some, this will be the best part of the day for you. if you can't stand the heat, it's coming to the inland communities, around the bay, relatively mild for the afternoon, right along the coastline, where we'll have partly to mostly cloudy skies, low 50s to 60s, and our inner east bay locations, waking up in the mid-to upper 60s. 61, livermore. san francisco, 54. santa rosa, oakland, 59. san jose, low 60s. a view of the fog along the coastline, from the north bay, down into monterey, into the east bay, the overnight hours, the east bay shore as well as
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areas over american canyon and north to napa, cloud cover there. partly cloudy to mostly clear into the second part of the morning, but, again, at the coast, could be a little tough to clear for today. the onshore breeze is not dying down, but it has weakened and it's pretty much where we remained over the last few days. with that said, temperatures are going to remain in the 90s for our inland cities because we can't get that cool pacific air inland. 92 for fairfield this afternoon, 95, antioch. 94, livermore. the north bay, upper 80s to low 90s. napa, and south bay, 83, san jose, 93, morgan hill. trying to beat the heat? head west, 68 in san francisco, low to mid-60s, pacifica, hmb. occurs will climb for the back end of the weekend and that trend will last for several days. i'll have a look at what you can expect coming up. the bay area air quality officials have issued a warning about the high temperatures over the weekend. they say the hot weather could
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make breathing more difficult for people with conditions like asthma. no music noise] spare the air alert has been issued but people are being urged to stay school. the federal agent whose gun was used to kill an individual will be able to testify. this individual is accused of shooting stanley with the stolen gun that belonged to an agent at the bureau of land management. the agent will take the stand. sanchez is an undocumented immigrant who claims he found the gun and says it accidentally went off killing the individual at a san francisco pier two years ago. the case became a flash points in the national debate over sanctuary cities. the case against six people accused of beating to death a popular grandmother. five defendants appearing in a
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courtroom yesterday. authorities say 18-year-old brown, 19-year-old quinn broke into the east san jose home last september as part of a burglary. investigators say they beat the 88-year-old victim who died from her injuries several weeks later. two suspects are charged with murder, and the mother is being held for harboring a fugitive, charged with hiding evidence and the suspect's friend, king, is accused of being an accessory to the crime. it's important to try all the defendants at the sa i am time, prosecutors say. >> we have to prove this case and their roles together and the evidence affects all the defendants equally. it's important i think for the community in order to expedite and make sure that justice is found for this family and for the community. >> all five defendants are scheduled to enter pleas in september. a sixth person charged in the case is being tried separately
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and is due in court august 10. the president has yet to sign the bill that russia is not waiting and telling american diplomates they need to get out after sanctions will be delivered to the country. amy kellogg reports. >> reporter: rush says retaliating and as a result, hundreds of american diplomates will have to leave the country by september 1, capped at 455 people, the number that russia has in the u.s. the compound where americans working in russia would vacation will be off limits as of next week and storage facilities used by the american embassy in moscow, the same. the u.s. ambassador expressed, quote, strong disappointment and protests. the moves from months cow assign a payback for the new sanctions passed by congress this week. russian president putin last
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night said, enough is enough. >> impossible to endlessly endure the behavior toward our country. >> reporter: a key aspect of the new legislation congressional control. it removes the president's authority to waive any sanctions without the blessing of congress, putting new restrictions on a wide range of entities, to weapon suppliers to co-result individuals and punishes russia no medaling in the 2016 presidential campaign, overwhelming bipartisan support, it had -p. >> any further attempts to degrade our de democracy. we won't stand by idly. >> president putin did not responds at the time. analysts say the kremlin was banking on better relations
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with president trump and didn't want to rock the boat. rex tillerson spoke with the russian counter part who says the russian moves were not an eye for an eye but rather a forced step. russia is still ready to normalize relations. >> there's the shakeup in the trump administration, this week's late-night vote on healthcare and the situation in north korea. voters can talk with it on the east bay congressman on a quick hike. >> a different kind of town hall. he's leading a walk through the park. it's a park hike and park town hall meeting. ktvu joins us live at the lake to talk about some of the issues expected to come up. >> reporter: that's right. you might have caught me looking over my shoulder here to make sure the congressman has not started out. you can see the large crowd over here, the east bay
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congressman in the middle, leading the mike. it's about a two-mile like. they'll go down the path here at the lake, and this is an opportunity for him to meet with some of his constituents and address theissues. we spoke with some folks out here and they say, while they are interested in what is going on in washington, d.c., they are very interested in a lot of local issues that are going on so they will talk about that, but with everything that's going on in washington, d.c., you can bet he'll be answering a lot of questions about everything from russia to north korea to the recent healthcare bill, a lot of issues coming up. we talked with the congressman when he arrived here and he said, there's a lot of issues going on in washington, d.c. that certainly will affect people here in the bay area. >> i'm worried about north korea's continued testing of iicbms and their abilities. we need american leadership. over the course of history, it's been american leadership
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that has confronted the most dangerous threats. >> reporter: you can see that that crowd getting ready to leave, and it's supposed to leave here at 8:30 so they're going to be heading out at any moment. we'll bring you more sounds from the congressman, in particular about the issues we have heard about this morning, russia, north korea, you heard him talk about north korea and the thought that he believes that north crew represents in particular with their most recent missile test, and we talked to him about the week in the white house, what it means for the average citizen and what it means in washington, d.c., so certainly a lot of interest on what is going upon in washington, d.c. and how it affects us here in the bay area. >> our local politicians have talk bad how the town hall meetings have really grown in the last year or so as people become more engaged. i'm impressed by how many people are there. >> reporter: yes. keep in mind, we're talking 8:30 on a saturday morning and
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i have not counted but there's more than 60 people here who are ready to go on out with the congressman. perhaps all the issues that are going on in washington, d.c. are encouraging people to come out. they want to hear from their representative. but, again, interestingly, while people are interested in what is going on in washington, d.c., we talked with two women in morning who told me they really want to know what is going on here in the bay area, everything from education to law enforcement. so a full plate and a lot to talk about this morning here with the congressman on this i think frank said, said it well earlier, part hike, part town hall, and as you can see, it's very well-attended. >> it's a good idea. >> it looks like they are heading out behind you. nothing like a good hike to kind of clear your head. >> a way to motivate people to come out and rub elbows with a member of congress. >> reporter: absolutely. order fairly we'd walk with them. i even have my walking shoes on, if i needed, but due to
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technical limitations we'll stay on up here. we'll bring more sound to you, more interviews from the congressman so you can get a sense of what he'll talk about on the hike and we hope to get a debrief from you after about what they asked him, what people wanted to hear from him and hopefully get feedbacks from the constituents, and find out how they feel the congress peyton manning addressed about how it went. >> the first for first lady, melania trump, and next month she'll lead a sporting competition featuring thousands of wounded service members from around the world. and first lady ma shelled obama helped kick off the event with england's prince harry at last year's game, held in orlando. this will be the first solo trip for the first lady. not having enough time to
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cross the street, and for those with disability, it can be lifethreatening. >> reporter: it's one of the most dangerous intersections in san francisco, and now imagine crossing it with a walker. >> they blow the horn and yell and say to get out of the way. >> reporter: what if you were blind. >> trying my best not to get killed. >> she and this group says the city needs to give seniors and those with disabilities more time to cross the street. it's scary when people are pushing you, right, you get more and more nervous when they are honking and driving fast. >> reporter: each year in san francisco more than 20 pedestrians are killed by cars. >> the san francisco municipal transportation agency sets the timing for the signals in the city so it's a process of working with them to convince them and see where we can get the time lengthened.
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last year 44% of all people killed in city traffic were 65 years or older, yet they only constituted 15% of the population. >> since years ago my mom was hit by a car when she was prosing the street. >> reporter: her mother suffered brain damage as a result of the accident and has to have around the clock care. >> she has santa clara depression, ptsd. >> reporter: they say it's already improving cross times from four feet per second to 3.5 feet and improvements to this particular intersection are already underway. >> once the light turns green you want to step on the pedal and go and may not be looking directly in front of you. >> reporter: one of these people is this woman who was not able to cross in time. >> i had a back surgery, eye problems, a lot of problems,
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but i want to keep moving. >> reporter: fox 2 news. more than 2,000 athletes are competing in the santa rosa ironman triathlon this morning, including this officer from the tracy police department, competing in his police uniform to raise money for the california police officers foundation, already raised more than $4,000, and it started with 2.4-mile swim in the lake, followed by a 112-mile bike ride and then, yes, how about a marathon, 26-plus miles, a qualifying race for the ironman world championships held in hawaii. >> we wish him luck. that's amazing, in a police uniform. >> to run a mile in a uniform, let alone 26. >> our best wishes to him for a good race today. let's talk football, the first practice for the oakland raiders preseason, and we'll talk about the lofty goals for
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this team, disappointing, their end last year, with the injury to derrick and, so we'll talk more about it coming up.
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rocking out here this morning. happy saturday, folks. hopefully you have a rocking good weekend in store! we are waking up with, you see it there, every where, along the bay, as well as the coast, and there's the horn, to confirm that we've got fog this morning. >> smoke on the water, right. >> there you go. clear back to the coffee. we have warm weather coming our way inland and i have your numbers lined upcoming up. >> brand new video, deep purple. that was great. our staff there, dave and paul, working the music. time, 8:46. how about football. it's that time of year. the raiders are holding their first practice at training camp up in wine country, napa, and players and coaches have been arriving. the team is looking to build upon the impressive 12-4 record last year, major off season
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moves including training and signing beast mode, marshawn lynch, of course the cal product, locking down the quarterback derek carr, the largest contract in nfl history, 25 him a year, wide receiver, cooper, looking to break out too, the third year in the league. >> it's not really that hard to get 1,000 yards in a 16-game season, uhm, and i've had a lot of games to where i didn't produce like i thought i had should have, so i definitely have a lot to improve on and i feel like i can make that improvement this year. >> of course big expectations this year for the silver and black after the big season last year. they are one of the top five most likely teams to win the super bowl. the team lost last year in the wild card round in houston, a lot because derek carr had that injury. >> let's talk about the san francisco 49ers, going back to school to learn a new playbook, from the first-time head coach kyle shanahan, so the fans know
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there's been a lot of player turnovers, so the team is trying to build a bit of chemistry, change some things up, and the changes include thomas, signing the contract, just as the first practice was getting underway. >> i ran down to the locker room and threw my jersey on, and just got out there. >> we have an amazing defensive line now, and it's going to be fun, a pretty dangerous d line, and i'm excited to be a part of it. >> 49ers' fans, you may have to be a little patient. it may not be the year you're hoping for. it might be a rebuilding year. we'll have to see. the first preseason game is in less than two weeks and it will be in kansas city against the chiefs. happening today, the 30th annual toyota nhra national drag races held up at sonoma raceway, final qualifying races happening through the day. if you're traveling near
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sonoma, you might want to prepare for a little extra traffic, especially on highway 37, all the folks going up there to do wayne tasting and racing. gates open at 8:00 this morning. >> that's going to be hot up there. >> yes. it's always hot up there. >> racing fans are used to it but like when i've covered nascar in the past at sonoma raceway, you get up there and it's dusty and hot and it just seems like it's all part of it. it's all part of it. >> there you go. >> it always feels 10 degrees hotter when you're sitting there. that's what is going on there today, so bring your water and sun block and ball cap and sunglasses and maybe even an umbrella. cloudy skies over the oakland estuary. as you can see, well into the east bay, the fog. a high pressure remains in
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control of our weather pattern and will be strengthening in the comes days. tomorrow, even warmer than today and the sinking air associated with that high pressure has taken themarine layer and pinned it closer to the ground if you are traveling along highway 1, be prepared. it might be thick. across the bear, 59, oakland, 60, fremont, 61, livermore. the north bay, 57, and the south bay, 62, san jose. how about the peninsula? 60 degrees in menlo park. afternoon highs today, a lot like yesterday, 64, stinson beach. for the east bay shore, low to mid-70s expected around
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berkeley. inland, it's a warm one, 95, antioch. the south bay, 83, san jose, upper 80s, saratoga, and 94 in gilroy for the garlic festival. 60s in santa cruz. 68 for san francisco. if you're going to tahoe, sunny skies, a cool start, and by the afternoon, feeling good, low to mid-80s, and notice tomorrow, 20% chance for thunderstorms, right along the sierra crest. if you're going to be on the lake, just something to watch out for. the extended forecast, temperatures warming up as we get into sunday, and then we just hold steady, with temperatures near 100 degrees, monday, tuesday, wednesday, perhaps thursday for the inland communities, mid-to upper 80s around the bay, upper 60s along the coast. so the final week of july, the first week of august -- >> we're going to bake.
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>> yes. >> i'm going to put my money on we're going over 100 somewhere. >> absolutely. >> and august, when you go back to school, it gets hot. the kids are like, no, stay summertime. >> it feels like it's been hot for a while. i remember that about the fall, getting back to school, and by the end of the day, tearing off the sweat shirts. >> if we could have it cool at night, it would be great. >> get up at 4:00 in the morning, lovely. >> i do. >> thank you very much. 8:52. fire safety tests, following the deadly griffin tower blaze back in june. >> coming up, we'll have the results that shed light on that construction problem. ♪ [ music ]
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a new crew at the international space station, a five-month mission, the iss is currently at its full capacity, of six astronauts, and for the first time nasa has four of them working on research products at the safe station. new crew members from italy, russia and the u.s. it's the weekend and for many that means let's go see a movie. we see what is new on the silver screen. >> reporter: atomic blond, a spy sent to berlin to find a list of double agents before the collapse of the berlin wall. they all lend their voices to the emoji movie, the animated comedy, an emoji named gene who wants to be like the others.
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former vice president continues his global trek in the new documentary, truth to power. last week box office winner, girl's trip, hoping to build on their strong opening weekend, along with the blockbuster hit, spiderman home coming, following the superhero in his early days. fox news! in hollywood! let's talk about the gilroy garlic festival, always a fun tradition. are you ready for garlic? >> always. >> underway today. this festival you will find garlic pickles and fries and calamari, and much more, plus you also have entertainment on
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three stages, live cooking contest, arts and crafts, wine- testing, and a children's area, from 10:00, to 7:00 p.m. >> you are fired up? >> yes.ists always a fun festival but i've been wanting to go to it but i always work on the weekends. tickets, $20 day for adults. also happening today, head to the 30th annual berkeley kite festival, at the marina, and you can make free kites and take lessons. parking, $15, and a shuttle at several spots. it's free, 10:00 to 6:00, today and tomorrow and proceeds support local charities. >> or you can go to the garlic festival. >> yes. why a woman who works at facebook says she has to live in her car. we'll tell you why coming up.
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♪ [ music ] >> all right. you are asking, what are we looking at how? we're looking live at the west coast rodeo. >> i knew that. >> an electric grid there. >> a lot of poles. they come prepared. >> it's the largest on the west coast and this rodeo draws thousands of spectators and hundreds of participants, competing in events that --
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events that are conducive to their jobs. look at that. he dropped the tool there . get it back. there you go. all right. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, july 29. i'm claudine wong. >> good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. a nice day at livermore. more on the forecast coming up. first, let's take a look on what has been a busy couple of days and a busy week in washington, d.c. with a lot of changes at the top and the president back on twitter this morning. >> yes. we'll talk about all of that. we're also going to be hearing from east bay congressman who is holding a pretty nontraditional type of town hall meeting this morning. also back to at home, a passenger robbed on a train, bart police make an arrest this time. >> we'll tell you bart's warnings to other as they try to prevent a recent crime spree
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on some of the bart trains. the last weekend of july and we're still talking about skiing. >> can you believe it? but it's almost over. we're almost done talking about it and what a season it's been. we'll tell you where the slopes are open and which ones have closed and it's really hard to see that and make it all make sense with these almost triple digit temperatures that we're expecting today. >> only in california. >> only in. california. it's crazy. >> shall we get over to rosemary and chime in on the skiing. >> if you're hiking, be aware, it's a warm one out there. temperatures are already climbing under mostly sunny skies and we have hot weather for the inner east bay expected today. today will be like yesterday. we might see a minor adjustment into the afternoon with temperatures creeping up just a bit. tomorrow will be the warmer day and we're not losing the heat soon. a look at the partly accord sky
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to start the day and santa rosa, 59 degrees. oakland, 60, and 66 for livermore. 65, san jose. we have the sunshine there and temperatures are already beginning to climb. a view of the fog outside our doors. we have it up against the coastline, inside the bay, east bay shore, over in areas around american canyon. that will be with us for the next hour or two, the fog. if you're thinking about heading to the coast it will remain partly to mostly cloudy for today. the onshore breeze, hanging on, 16 mph in fairfield, but we know 16 mph, not enough to keep us cool in the afternoon, at least not for the inlands cities. the microclimate pattern is in place with the localized sea breeze at the coast and inside the bay, 60s expected in areas like hmb for today, low 80s around the bay and 97, the afternoon high, for our inland cities. 95, antioch this afternoon.
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the south bay, 93, morgan hill. 90s for the gilroy garlic festival this afternoon. mid-70s in oakland, if you're going to watch the a's play, a new day at the coliseum. 68, san francisco. and if you like it cool, head to the coast, that's where we have temperatures at their coolest. a look at the a's forecast, 67 degrees at game time, mostly sunny skies with a late west breeze. so again, looking good for tailgating, as well as the game. when i come back i'll have a look at the back end of your weekend and how long the east is going to last. the shake yum incident the white house, more information coming out about the changes being made in president trump's inner circle. homeland security john kelly will take over, a retired marine general working closely with trump on implementing the travel ban. analysts say the president is drawn to kelley's discipline and his leadership. he replaces reince priebus who
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is out after just six months on the job. reuters is reporting that he was told he was going to replace him. reince priebus resigned thursday night after the new white house communications director anthony scaramucci accused him of leaks and called him a paranoid schizophrenic. >> going in different directions is a good thing, hitting a re-sit button, and the president did that. i think he's happy. although it's always a little mix when things like this happen, i generally feel pretty good. >> reince priebus says he's not going to comment about his relationship with anthony scaramucci. he's expected to look for a corporate job or he could write a book about helping donald trump get elected and then serving in his administration. duke is acting secretary. she had been second in command. she has worked in the federal government for nearly 30 years.
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this morning, president trump went on twitter demanding an end to the filibuster rule in the senate. >> that requires 60 votes to advance most legislation. the president tweeting, republicans in the senate will never win if they don't go to a 51 vote majority now. they look like fools and are just wasting time. >> he tweeted out, eight democrats totally control the outside senate. many great republican bills will never place like kate's law and complete healthcare. get smart. gop lawmakers are vowing to work with president trump to push through legislation that repeals and replaces the affordable care act, congressional republicans say they will not give up though despite the senate voting 51 to 49 early friday morning against the so-called skinny bill.
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it would have eliminated parts of president obama's healthcare law such as individual and employer mandates. >> i'm optimistic we can still get it done. the people are losing faith but we're going to stay in. i can tell you who is staying in, the president is staying in on this fight. >> south carolina senator lindsey graham met with president trump yesterday to discuss a proposal that takes funding for it and sends it back to the states to figure how best to use their healthcare dollars. >> so many issues voters can talk about their local politicians. we have east bay congressman out on a quick hike to do just that. >> rubbing elbows with his constituents, leading a walkthrough the regional park. we are out there this morning, and we have already talked to the congressman. good morning. >> reporter: a very good way of putting it, heart hike, part
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town hall meeting because there was dozens of people out here who obviously have a lot of questions about what is going on in washington, d.c. and the implications it could have here in alameda county. if you look, that's actually the trail they went down just about a half hour ago. the hike now underway. he has been an outspoken critic of the trump administration and demanding accountability and answer to questions about president trump's campaign and allege ties to russia. another major issue, north korea, and he's on the subcommittee for emerging threats and the recent nuclear and missile tests, a very serious concern for him. we talked about russia and the prevent sanctions imposed with veto-approved majorities, the president has not signed it still. >> russia continues to move into ukraine in violation of international treaties, and they need to be punished and we need to stand up to russia and
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their aggression, so overwhelmingly in russia we passed sanctions, and now we're counting on the president to sign those sanctions into law. >> reporter: you her the congressman talk about the issues important, clearly russia, the issues about north korea, all very serious issues. we talked with some of the people on that hike and they said they wanted to talk to the congressman about local issues, like law enforcement, education, the tops of their priority list. we're waiting for them to come back from the hike and to hear what they got out of it. >> an interesting concept, holding town hall meetings on a trail, reaching out to different kinds of people. has he done something like this before? >> i don't know if he's done something like this before but he wanted to be sure he said, hey, just be sure to explain why i'm wearing a t-shirt. usually he's wearing a coat and
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tie and well-put together. when you are on a hike, it'sen informal an informal session, so people can talk in ease without the formal setting. they are holding town halls later on, too, in addition to this like, so people will have a chance to go ahead and meet with the congressman in the days going ahead. >> that's kind of his m. o. last week he was unloaded airplanes at oakland airport baggage and then he became a barista in dublin. he's trying to get out and mix with the people. >> always nice to clear your head on a hike, too. thank you very much be. 9:10, a federal judge is blocking the state of arkansas from implementing four new state laws restricting abortions. three of the laws were going to take effect this coming
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tuesday, including banning a common second trimester. aclu and a reproductive rights group challenged the measures. the republican attorney general of arkansas says she is disappointed by the ruling and will appeal it. the high cost of living in silicon valley is taking its toll even on tech workers, just asked this woman who has a job at a well-known tech company, but she is also homeless. she says she just can't afford an opt so she's living out of her car. >> reporter: her nickname, pinky, for good reason. she says things aren't always as rosy as they appear. >> i tell people all the time, stop looking at what somebody has and what you see on our side. >> reporter: a facebook worker who runs a nonprofit in her spare time. the reality, she's been living out of her car since april.
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>> everything i do is here. this is my life. this car means everything to me because it's all i have basically. >> reporter: except she also has student loans and medical bills and even with her salary, an apartment, which can run more than $2,000 a month in silicon valley, it's just out of reach. >> i am very embarrassed because i don't want to be looked down upon or talked about. >> reporter: she says, until now she has not told her co- workers at facebook that she's homeless. it's a matter of pride. >> they would be shocked, because they see me smiling at work and you appear to be happy, look normal, clean. >> reporter: she decided now was the time to start talking about her situation, in hopes of opening a real dialogue about the high cost of living here. >> i think companies really need to look at the salaries, are we paying the employees enough money to survive. >> reporter: she broke down, renting a hotel room to get a real night's sleep.
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she says she's trying to stay positive but she desperately wants a home and even more than that, a sense of security. >> my peace of mind, my peace. >> reporter: she has only been working at facebook for two months but already she's looking at getting a second job to help make ends meet. ktvu fox 2 news. happening today, the san jose earthquakes honor two men who helped rescue one of their players at lake tahoe earlier this month. 20-year-old silva went swimming on july 4, nearly drowned, while a pg & e worker were in the water and battle boarding and saw him and saw he was in trouble. they quickly pushed him to shore and he was rushed to the hospital. he emerged from a coma two days later. amazing. >> yes. a new program to health drug offenders open a cannabis business. details on the idea at keeping them out of jail while starting a successful bigs. business. [ indistinct chatter ]
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skies for the saturday afternoon. temperatures are heating up. happening today, the u.s. will test its missile defense system in alaska, coming a day after an icbm test. they say it could have reached the u.s. mainland including as far away as chicago, l. a., and the bay area. it was a longer flight than north korea's first-ever icbm launch on the 4th of july. the u.s. and south korea conducted their own missile test in response. >> we are at a point in time where choices will have to be made, one way or the other. none of these choices are particularly palatable. >> today's missile test will happen sometime around midnight. that system is used to shoot down short and medium-ranged missiles but not the long-range missile. >> the white house says president trump will sign a
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bill sanctioning russia, requiring the president receive congressional aproven velocity before lifting future sanctions against moscow. the government in russia is retaliating against the u.s. they are expelling hundreds of american diplomates. >> it's impossible to endure the behavior toward our country. >> any further attempts to degrade our democracy will meet further sanctions and actions. >> rex tillerson says he talked to russia and despite the latest moves, months cow is still willing to normalize relations with the u.s. british authorities announced an independent review into building regulations after the tower blaze that killed at least 80 people back in june.
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new tests identified 82 apartment towers whose cladding system failed to meet fire safety tests. thorough testing was ordered on the system following the june 14th blade which began with a fire in a refrigerator and spread quickly throughout the 24 story building. nine tower blocks are having their cladding removed and then replaced. >> the real problem is is that there's 4,000 around the country and landlords of other tower blocks can get them testing --[inaudible]-- and they still can't say which are safe or unsafe. >> experts have warned about risks posed by cladding for years because some systems use highly flammable plastic foam installation which can rapidly spread fires once it ignites. >> mounting tension over elections, mass protesters battle with the national guard with rocks and fire crackers
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yesterday, and government opposition supporters called for the strike because of the venezuela plan for the election on sunday of a national election. several believe it's rigged to play out in favor of the president's campaign to rewrite the contusion. because of the situation there, the u.s. ordered relatives of american diplomates to leave the capital on thursday, as a political crisis steepened. the state department says they are allowing u.s. government workers to depart the embassy and limit the movement of those who stay. an updated travel warning is urging american citizens not to travel there because of the violence. >> on to the weather and the heat. >> people are wondering, what is going on out there. we have fog and sunshine inland and we have temperatures warming up. we have our summertime in the bay area. it will be cool at the coast again today. it will be mild and warm inside the bay and our inland
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communities will be hot. a little bit hotter for sunday and right extended forecast will show you little change coming our way for the next several days. here's a view there at sf police officer, as we continue to watch the low clouds sort of dissolve and move out of the bay. we have along the coastline today, partly to mostly cloudy skies. the fog will remain there and that will keep the temperatures in the 60s in and around pacifica and hmb. a high pressure isstrengthening in the coming days and that has taken the marine layer and pushed it down towards the ground. along highway 1 and the coastline, in addition to the fog this morning, very soupy out there, could be a little tough to see if you're traveling along highway 1, at least for the next couple of hours or so. 54 degrees, san francisco. 56, half moon bay. low 60s, hayward, mid-to upper 60s when you go inland under the sunny. 69, concord. 66, livermore. 65, san jose. afternoon highs, if you like it
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cool, you like it mild, stinson beach, sausalito, perhaps the place to be. if you like it warm, 89, napa. clear lake, 98 degrees. along the east bay shore here we've got 78 in alameda for the festival going on there, low 80s in castro valley, low 90s in danville, the south away locations, 83, san jose, gilroy, 94. noontime, mid-to upper 80s. if you're thinking about going to the garlic festival, be prepared to be hot. 68 in the city of san francisco. low to mid-60s along that stretch of daly city and hmb, partial clearing expected for you there. a look at the extended forecast, the bay area weekend in view, temperatures warming up a bit more as we get into sunday, and then we don't budget. monday, tuesday, wednesday, it looks like even into thursday, mid-to upper 90s in the forecast, likely to hit 100 degrees, i'm sure, bayside
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communities will be warm, too, mid-to upper 80s and for the coast, mid-to upper 60s, and santa cruz, always 10 degrees warmer. >> dog days. $80 million in charges by wells fargo. >> customer with auto loans, now getting a big refund.
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and i am a senior public safety my namspecialist for pg&e. my job is to help educate our first responders on how to deal with natural gas and electric emergencies. everyday when we go to work we want everyone to work safely and come home safely. i live right here in auburn, i absolutely love this community. once i moved here i didn't want to live anywhere else. i love that people in this community are willing to come together to make a difference for other people's lives. together, we're building a better california.
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welcome back. it's 9:25. saw valley, alpine meadows, closed july 15, and they were open for 200 days. mammoth mountain, they are still going strong but they'll shut down next weekend. there was rumors swirling that the record-level snow fall had some ski resorts, trying to stay open re-around but couldn't cut it. interesting dropped off.
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many resorts are hoping to open around thanksgiving. >> triple digit temperatures make you forget about skiing. there's a warning for people incontra costa county after a bat tested positive for rabies. it died several days later from rabies. health officials say three bats after tested pos activity for rabies in the county this year. the other two rabbit bats were in a yard and in a home in east county. health officials say don't touch the bats because they are the number one carrier of rabies. >> seeing a bat could be pretty neat and they may want to come up and touch it, but we want to remind people that bats could be rabid and if bitten by a rabid bat, you could get rabies. >> >> they say seeing a bat on the ground in the middle of the day is usually a sign though that
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something is wrong with it. time, 9:27, for the first time-out technology that alters the genes, online magazine technology review reports a team at oregon health science university conducted the first successful test at modifying embryo dna. researchers say their work shows it's possible to fix defective genes with inherent diseases. critics argue the practice could turn into people creating designer babies. some think the first genetically altered baby could be just a couple of years away. federal government could be now changing roles that will affect how addictive cigarettes can be. which are coming up with new regulations to cut down the amount of nicotine in cigarettes. it causes more than 480,000
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deaths in the u.s. every year. honolulu, hawaii, the first u.s. city to make it illegal for a pedestrian to text and look at their phones while crossing the streets. violaters can face fines up to $50 for the first offense and up to $99 if a repeat offender. the idea is to stop dangerous behavior but there's stomached feelings about the law. it will take effect in october. a program known here, the nascar camping world truck series from the pocono raceway in pennsylvania. >> we'll have more of the days news coming up for you, so join us there, as well! ♪ [ music ] ♪
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>> nascar's longest straightaway at pennsylvania pocono mountain. you better be ready today because races here have a huge tendency to go into overtime. hello, everybody. welcome into our show. i'm john roberts, he is two-time series champion todd bodine. there are precious few opportunities to make it into the playoffs, and today at pocono is one of them. >> pocono is probably one of the most fun racetracks you can go to as a driver. it's three left-hand corners like a road course. but it's a short race. it's only 60 laps. you don't have a lot of time. you've got to get after it from the green flag and it goes by in a hurry. >> it can, even on a

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