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this is mornings on 2, weekend. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm claudia long.>> i'm frank mallicoat. more on your weather in just a moment. lots of news brewing overnight. we are watching san francisco today. the commercial rally that was set for this afternoon at christie field has been called off.>> the group patriot pair -- prayer have plan the rally. they do have a plan b. they are planning a news conference at alamo square in the city. they don't need a permit to do that there. >> the mayor says it's all hands on deck. mayor ed lee, saying we don't trust this group. we are watching hurricane harvey. this is a live shot.
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it has now made landfall overnight. residents are facing a very long wet weekend. >> that's galveston this morning. it's wet and the winds are strong. this is the strongest year came to hit the united states in more than a decade. we will talk about its path, the damage and how the government is responding. rosemary is keeping an eye on that for us. much calmer here. we still have our own weather issues.>> i will track hurricane harvey coming up on the next break. as you said the heat is going to be on and we have heat advisories in place. for parts of the weekend. let's take a look. we have a beautiful shot from san francisco. the low clouds have filled in once again. we are likely to see sunshine later this morning. and in the afternoon. temperatures will begin to warm. here's a look at the two
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advisories we are tracking. excessive heat warnings for the hills. for our northbay hills and east bay hills, and down through the day yeah blow range. this stars a little this morning. it will go all the way until monday night. the shade of orange is a heat advisory. the heat advisory starts tomorrow morning. it will go until monday night. the two hottest days we are expecting to come our way. it includes areas of the valley. if we move into the northbay you can see from the north edge of sonoma county all the way down towards the water. as we shift over to the east we have into the napa valley included. as we move farther east the inland east bay that stretches along highway four and past antioch and brentwood, along 680 and 580. and into the south bay. right about the sunnyvale area. san jose in all our communities
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all the way down past gilroy. that is for tomorrow. we have the hot weather coming our way. right now starting at 55 degrees at oakland and 55 in san francisco. yesterday temperatures came up by several dickies. here's a look at the afternoon highs for today. 70 days -- degrees this -- expected in pacifica. if you like it mild head west. temperatures will be in the 80s along the east bay shore. areas like fremont going to 88. northbay 94, and the hotspots, 102 expected in antioch. temperatures continue to warm as we get into sunday. monday i will have a look at the extended forecast coming up. organizers of a controversial rally that was set for san francisco today are changing their plans. >> they had wanted to demonstrate at christie field
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this afternoon. they instituted extra security measures as a precaution. they announced they were calling off the rally blaming san francisco city leaders for stirring up public hostility against them. >> all these people are saying that we are white supremacist. it's bringing in ton of extremist. it seems like a huge set up. we are going to take the opportunity to not fall into that trap. happening today members of patriot prayer will gather at another iconic location in san francisco. alamo square park which is near the center of the city. san francisco police moving around officers to handle the change and plan. >> christien kafton is live at alamo square park. >> reporter: as you might
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imagine this has caused a lot of last-minute changes here in the city. if you look at alamo square park there is a sign here. some people putting up signs saying san francisco's does not tolerate intolerance. there will be a news conference around 2 pm. the city is starting to prep. you might be able to see a truck down there. truck putting down fencing around the park. that's part of what is going on out here this morning. the group's leader now seeing his planning on holding the 2 pm news conference here at alamo square park. the group have been scheduled to hold it at christie field. city leaders confirm the group had relinquished their permit. some of the groups had no permits from the city to speak here at alamo park.
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the group does not need a permit to speak here or assemble here at the park. they are free to use the park like anyone else. the group needs a permit to march. if they leave the park they will be subject to police action. i talked with park personnel. groups of 25 or more, sometimes those groups need permits as well. we will monitor that situation. the police chief spoke out last night saying his officers are on alert. they will work to prevent violence. >> we have the ability right now , if we deem something to be a weapon we can take action and we will. >> reporter: there's also a series of scheduled counter protests here in the city. including at civic center park in the castro and dolores park. organizers of the prayer rally had encouraged supporters to attend sunday's rally planned
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in berkeley. that is for tomorrow. the organizers for that event has called off that event as well. city leaders say they are preparing for civic protest as well. we will have continuing coverage for you throughout the morning. we will work to monitor the situation throughout the morning. since pretrip prayer will not rally today most of the city will be open today. the national park service lifting many of the restrictions they have placed. there will be no rope closures -- road closures. visitor facilities operated by the parks such as presidio, visitor center and four point national historic site will remain closed. several counter demonstrations to the patriot prayer conference at alamo square park.
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will be a civic center plaza at noon. this event celebrates love and diversity. it will include local entertainer michael ferrante. music is also a main part of the noontime event called the loved up mobile dance rally. participants will dance for an hour at dolores park. they will join up with the come together march that started in the castro district. the group will walk to the civic center to meet up with the main counter demonstrations. a man arrested at a pro- trump rally in berkeley earlier this year will not be participating in any possible rallies over the weekend. 41-year-old, kyle chapman, taken into custody yesterday. he's in jail this morning on $135,000 bond. a judge banned him from possessing any kind of weapon. he was ordered to state the state 300 feet away from the park. chapman is accused of beating counter perjured days
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the city of berkeley is going to be paying close attention to happen today with in san francisco. there's a rally that was set for sunday. that was also called off by its organizer. counter protesters say they are not buying it. deborah be alone has more. >> reporter: we are not full by this. we are calling on everyone. mobilize doubletime now. >> reporter: friday evening, reacted to rally cancellations with skepticism. >> we are not fooled by any announcements. >> reporter: responding to an announcement by ander cummings. transgender trump supporter from antioch. she was expecting a few hundred people. no races, no violence she declare. >> now she is saying please
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don't come to this event. >> reporter: by phone from idaho an organizer who is been helping cummings explained she called it off.>> she is saying she doesn't want anyone to come. she wants to be the only one there. >> reporter: cummings is influenced by dueling protest that previously spun out of control. she blames opponents. in an email she stressed i do not want anyone coming. if you do i will be turned away. i'm sorry for this. i want this event to happen peacefully. i don't want to risk anyone getting harmed by terrorists. it sounds like there is still an event. it sounds like some supporters still may show up. >> everybody still has their plans. everyone is different. amber has made it clear she doesn't want anyone to come to the event except herself. >> reporter: the more people we have the more effective the confrontation will be.>> reporter: the bows from keeping
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any white supremacist from having a platform. sunday a counter protest to cummings would be a demonstration. it's billed as the bay area rally against hate. with an influx of activists and instigators in town the berkeley art museum directly across the street is closing for the day. a monthly blog party next town -- downtown is canceled. all under the recommendation of police.>> we regret closing on the final day of several of our exhibitions, with the students just back in with our staff in the building we don't want to put anyone in harm's way. a memorial service will be held for an off-duty oakland firefighter who was shot and killed in san jose. 30-year-old jake walter was with fellow recruits last week
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and he in a second off-duty firefighter were shot. police say it was an unprovoked attack. the second firefighter survived the shooting. a suspect was arrested and is now facing charges. walter had just graduated from the oakland fire academy in april. the service being held at 11:00 in oakland today. there will be a procession from chapel of the chimes on piedmont avenue around 10:30 am. an oakland firefighter spent much of their night working to contain a fire burning in the oakland hills. two alarm fire broke out near grizzly peak boulevard and marble rock terrace. their homes in the area. they do not appear to be threatened. at last check fire crews were working to keep the fire contained.>> we are going to take a break. coming up next, an investigation underway after a body of a usc student was found dead inside of the dorm room.
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a warning to students to keep a close eye on their health as the school year kicks off.
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we are keeping a close eye on hurricane harvey right now. the storm is moving across texas after making landfall as a strong is hurricane to hit the united states and more than a decade. the storm made landfall last night. it came in as a powerful category four. winds were at 130 miles per hour. this morning it has been downgraded to a category one storm. the storm has damaged homes and buildings and has caused some roots to collapse. the governor of texas is warning people the storm could bring devastating flooding this weekend. before the storm hit busloads of people never -- living near the coast were evacuated to
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shelter. members of the texas national guard are heading to the areas most affected by the hurricane. nasa is giving us a rare look at what hurricane harvey looks like from space. these are some cameras on the international space station that captured these images of the hurricane. it shows what hurricane look like. it strengthen into the powerful category four hurricane. if you are planning to fly to texas over the next several days you should be ready for delays and cancellations. not a big surprise. american, united and southwest all canceling flights in and out of kristi -- corpus christi airports. more than 230 flights have been canceled this morning at two other major airports in houston. many airlines are offering to waive their usual fees for changing your flight.
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president trump took to social media over the past 24 hours. he's been talking a lot about hurricane harvey this morning. he post closely monitoring hurricane harvey from king david. just last night the president tweeted this. we will remain fully engaged with open lines of communication as hurricane harvey makes landfall. america is with you. along with mentioning text governor abbott, fema and the department of homeland security. the president is at camp david today. harvey is a big test for trump. this is his first natural disaster of his administration. he says he is getting constant briefings on the storm from camp david. he plans to visit texas as early as tuesday to look at the storm damage. let's head over to rosemary for a look at the weather.>> will take a look at harvey first.
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inland flooding still a possibility. anywhere from 18 to 24 inches of rain expected over the next 24 to 48 hours. a live look there at a saturated and soggy texas. we do have the winds picking up to 55 miles per hour in some areas. this is a live you hear of texas. isolated thunderstorms, tornadoes, still a possibility. let's check in on harvey. wins 75 miles per hour. a category one. you can see this band struts all the way patch -- past austin and houston and dallas. the inland flooding could go about 100 miles inland. just because you are away from the coast doesn't mean you can escape the rain. it will continue. as we move through the next 24 to 48 hours. the worst part is harvey may come back out to the water and moved back in along texas later in the week. we will track that later on.
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let's take a look at what's going on right here. the houston area, this box red indicating that thunderstorm and the tornado. checking in on the winds, corpus christi reporting wind gusts around 44 miles per hour. houston reporting 24 miles per hour. this will continue. here's a look at harvey's track. as we get into the next 24 hours it is expected to continue to weaken down to a tropical storm by sunday. again, the models have it taking a turn going back out to see and then moving back into texas a little bit later in the week. here at home we are tracking a big heat up. especially for inland communities. at the top of the hour we talked about a heat advisory for tomorrow. today temperatures will come up. we were warmer yesterday. we are hitting 100 degrees for our inland cities today. we will go to 105 on sunday. monday doesn't look much better before we begin to get a break tuesday and into wednesday.
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here's a look at the fog cover the's morning. the winds a bit onshore, take a look at how weak it is. fairfield a very gentle breeze. not going to help our inland folks out. as we get into the afternoon for sure. 58 in fairfield right now. south bay locations in san jose is starting out at 61. the north bay 94 expected in santa rosa. 74 by the water. our microclimate pattern still in place. 79 for oakland today. 101 danville and 103 in brentwood. if you can't stand the heat you will want to head west. san jose 84. san mateo 80 degrees, low 70s san francisco. here's a look at your extended forecast. temperatures continuing to climb on sunday and into monday. slight cooling on tuesday. especially for inland communities. it always takes an extra day.
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by wednesday dropping back into the low 90s. >> low 90s will feel cool. coming up next, a seal spotted in oaklands lake meredith. more on the increase in the number of marine animals being spotted in waterways and urban oak. >> free why why for everyone? the east bay city looking to add hotspot so internet is more accessible to thousands of people.
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the north bay smart train is up and running today. the celebration was held at railroad square station. up in santa rosa yesterday morning. it's a project that has been decades in the making. 10 stations are the open between dan town san rafael all the way up to santa rosa. this week the train will go 73 miles from lech burr all the way to cloverdale. >> we spent hours every day and mindnumbing traffic. the 101 and the 580 interchange and san rafael. stop and go traffic near downtown santa rosa. >> not anymore. officials say the 17 southbound and northbound weekday trips could relieve some of that
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traffic by taking as many as 5000 cars off the morning and evening commutes. if you want to check it out fairs or half off through labor day. uber is looking for a buyer for the sears building in oakland where it had plant move it's headquarters. uber never moved into the building and it was already facing oppositions. the public policy group started a note uber in oakland campaign. the group says it is concerned that uber would have a negative impact on the city's affordability. >> they are just pulling out. that made a lot of commitments about the building. they set a percentage of it was going to be for nonprofit usage. they were going to hire local non-profit businesses. >> it seems likely the building could have a buyer soon. a study found oakland has one of the lowest commercial vacancy rates in the country. amazon expending its liquor
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delivery business to more cities. amazon prime members in about 30 metro areas around the country can now have beer or wine delivered to them for free into hours or less. the minimum order is $30. for those who are in a big hurry you can pay $7.99 to get your delivery and one hour or less. hard liquor is available by delivery in the bay area and seven other big cities. the city of alameda is looking at providing free public wi-fi. mayor trish spencer place the id on the city council agenda for september 5. she's asking the council to work the schools public library and local businesses to help make public wi-fi more available. a vote and foot traffic on the road of the golden gate bridge. >> that decision could mean a big change for popular events like the golden gate and rock 'n roll half marathon. coming up. >> work underway here in san francisco to prepare alamo square park to -- for today's
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expected news conference.
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it's saturday and we are
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taking in australia. it is 14 hours ahead of us. it's the end of the evening. >> it's beautiful. stanford is playing there. we got some bay area folks there. >> cal open their season there last year. good luck to stanford today down in australia. good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm claudia wong. let's start out with a quick look at your weather. i was in the grocery store the other day and somebody was saying i'm not ready for it. >> i could've sworn it was just days ago the people were saying bring back summer. guess what, summer is back. meanwhile if you are inland
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areas like antioch and brentwood you have 100 degrees coming your way. we are starting out with partly cloudy skies you can see over sants day san francisco the marine layer shrinking. the onshore breeze bailey there. we are heating it up. let's take a look at the fog cover along the coastline just inside the bay. you can see not very widespread. it will not be good helping us out in the coming days. look at the onshore breeze, also very light. fairfield three miles per hour. we like to see a clock at 30 miles per hour in order to bring us some of that cools pacific air. 47 degrees right now in santa rosa. upper 40s in napa. 61 to start your morning in livermore. 57 in hey worst. you can almost bet that most areas including yours will have a fairly rapid warm-up as we get into the second part of the morning. here's a look at the afternoon highs. 72 expected for san francisco. upper 70s to low 80s.
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90 for san jose. 101 for livermore. this is not the hottest day. we have more to come as we get into the days ahead. today is a spare the air day. we are tracking hurricane harvey coming up. 7:32 am. today san francisco police will have all hands on deck. >> the department says it will not take any chances with protest or counter demonstrations. the group patriot prayer has cancer day route -- canceled a rally. the patriot prayer accuses san francisco officials of mischaracterizing the group and causing unwarranted hysteria. >> will be a lot of people for the patriot prayer event as mentioned at alamo square park this afternoon.>> we have ktv use christian cats and their this morning. >> reporter: just a half-hour
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ago we saw the crew working to build -- they have made a great deal of progress. their plan is to create a sense all the way around the perimeter of alum or -- alamo square park. working to create an area where they can control who comes and goes. the crew say there will be doors in and out of the park. people will still have access to the park. that's an area where police officers would be able to check those coming in and out of the park. possibly for weapons. possibly checking backpacks. that patriots prayer group now saying they're going to be holding a news conference here at 2 pm at alamo square park. the group was scheduled to hold the rally over at crissy field.
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there were some who were concerned that the group had no permits to speak at alamo square park. the police said the group does not need a permit to gather and speak at the park. they are free to use the park like anyone else. the group does need to have a permit if they plan on marching. if they leave the park they will be subject to police action. some group say if the group gets larger than 25 people they may need some type of permit. the police chief spoke out saying his officers are on high alert. they will work to prevent any violence. the mayor spoke saying that they are prepared for anything. >> anything that could happen. right now we do not know, and we don't trust what we see and social media. that the group will just appear in alamo.>> reporter: they are already a series of scheduled counter protests as well.
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organizers of the patriots prayer rally had incurred supporters to attend sunday's prayer rally in berkeley. that even has been called off as well citing safety concerns. city leaders say they are planning on preparing for civic protest in berkeley and of course here in san francisco. we heard there could be another counter protest right here starting at 11 am. at this intersection here, at the corner of the park we will continue to monitor developments here as the fence gets built all the way around alamo square park. we are hoping to get more information from police. back to you.>> i think the biggest issue is so many of the unknowns. how everyone might or might not be changing their plans. in this case it's not clear where everyone is going to go and how their location might change.>> reporter: that's part of the confusion. a lot of this is being
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organized through social media. some people are hearing some information. again, we are hearing about another protest scheduled for right here. hayes and steiner is the intersection on where they say they are planning on holding a counter conference to that news conference. which is scheduled to take place at 2 pm. everybody is planning as best as they can. they are also ready to adapt and move around as needed. >> it looks like they have moved fast. of those that were going to show up at alamo square will be a little overwhelmed, right? >> reporter: is a large part frank. it depends on where they are. you looking at just one corner here. keep in mind this park also has a substantial slope to it. it's unclear where large groups could gather. there are various locations throughout the park were smaller groups could gather, or
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people could gather on mats. we are in a wait and see kind of situation. trying to see how the day develops. >> but to be clear they are building this as a news conference and not a rally? >> reporter: that is absolutely the case. at this point they have called a news conference. it could just be one or two people who show up to have that news conference. it could be more. we are hearing about the possible counter protesters who could be in the area as early as 11 am possibly waiting until the news conference begins at 2 pm. affair the protest will get out of hand and turn into another charlottesville. it was two weeks ago when confrontations began white nationalist groups and counter protesters turned deadly there.
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investigators say is suspected white supremacist deliberately drove into a crowd of people killing a woman and injuring 19 other people. white nationalist groups first went to charlottesville to demonstrate against the removal of a statue to depict a confederate armory -- army hero. dozen people gathered in chinatown to remember what happened in virginia. the event was called light up the night from charlottesville to chinatown. organizers of the candlelight visual said -- say they wanted to send a loud message. >> we cannot stand idly by. that is what allowed oppression to happen. >> organizers say they also wanted to pay tribute to all of the victims in the charlottesville attack.
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they wanted to stand in solidarity with those seeking social justice. north korea has conducted yet another missile test. several short range projectiles. with around 150 miles before falling into the ocean. and pose a threat to the u.s. territory of guam. north korea previously threatened to attack guam. this is the first test by the north and almost a month. back in july north korea successfully launched a peer of intercontinental ballistic missiles the analyst said could reach the u.s. once perfected. the white house is monitoring that situation. a military service member is missing after a blackhawk helicopter crash during a training mission off the coast of given. five others aboard the aircraft were rescued. we are waiting to hear how the helicopter went down. the crash is currently under investigation. police are trying to figure out what happened to a 24-year- old grad student was found dead in his dorm room at the
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university of southern california. a cleaning crew discovered the body of jacob kelly wednesday at seaver hall after getting reports of a foul smell. they believe his body had been there for about seven days. some students say this is a reminder to keep a close eye on those around you. >> being a med school, it's nothing like i've ever experienced. there is so much stress and you are competing with kids who are also high stress and brilliant students as well. the competition and the stress that it brings is really hard to keep up with. in med school they always say you need to take a wellness day and take care of yourself. >> detective say they found no evidence of foul play. autopsy results are pending. happening today police are hosting a gun buyback event. we will show you video of the last gun buyback with that was held four years ago. guns brought to today's event can be traded in for gift cards or visa prepaid gift cards. up $100 will be given for rifles, handguns. $200 gift cards for assault
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weapons. until today limited resources have prevented them from holding the event. >> what we are trying to target is those individuals that have guns in their households that are kept in the dresser drawer, or in an unlocked position. these are people that want to surrender these guns and get them out of their household.>> the foundation helped raise money for this event today. it is open to celano county only residents. it starts at 9 am and will go until 3 pm. the golden gate bridge district has delayed a decision on to allow running events of the roadway on the bridge over concerns of possible terror attacks. races like the san francisco marathon are not restricted to the bridges sidewalks. last month the bridge district made a decision to close the northbound lanes during the marathon in light of attacks around the world where people have been -- intentionally
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driven cars into crowds. the district delayed a vote on how to handle future races on the bridge until next month. many recreational marijuana laws being lifted at the start of 2018. the california water resource board need somebody to help manage the damage the cannabis industry could cause to the environment. that job pays 60 to 70,000 a year. they also need people to regulate the growth of cannabis crops and the selling of the drug. up next, remembering an oakland firefighter who was shot and killed. more on the life of firefighter jake walter. the memorial service is set for today to remember him. >> it is cute and cuddly, it has no business being smuggled across the border. a teens plan to adopt this type are -- tiger cub as a pet backfires.
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good morning. happy saturday. a live look at the san francisco. a little bit of fog here and there. not expected to last for very long. the sun is already up. we are warming up as we get into the bay area weekend. i will have a look at what you can expect for your area coming up. a hang glider suffered a moderate injury yesterday after crashing into the hills above solano. firefighters use ropes and a basket to help safely lift the injured man off the hillside near blue rock springs park.
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he was carried to the top of the hill and airlifted by cal stair air ambulance. air quality officials have issued a bear the air alert for today. officials say the combination of heat, light winds and car exhaust combined to create smog. air can be harmful to breathe. they are advising folks to stay inside today and keep outside activities to a minimum. you can help by carpooling or taking public transportation. we are keeping a close eye on hurricane harvey right now. it's moving across texas right now. it is the strongest hurricane to hit the united states and more than a decade. the storm made landfall last night as a powerful category four. with winds at 130 miles per hour. this morning it has been downgraded to a category one storm. the governor of texas morning people that the storm could bring devastating flooding this weekend.
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resident trump has issued a disaster declaration for texas to help them get federal aid quickly. the president could visit texas as early as tuesday. certainly are fought -- that's with the folks in texas. it might be a long weekend. and might be a long weekend here too. >> we are talking about 100 degrees. it will be with us for a few days. not just the weekend, it is expected to last into monday, and tuesday we finally begin to see a turnaround. let's take a look at what's happening out there in texas where we continue to watch harvey. we will take a look at our local forecast. anywhere from 18 to 20 inches of rain still expected over portions of texas over the course of the next 24 to 48 hours. now a category one continuing to weaken as we get into the next 24 hours. there are advisories in place for isolated thunderstorms as well is tornadoes. it is expected to weaken.
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harvey might not go away completely. and michael back out into the gulf and make another entrance into texas later in the week. we will continue to track it for you there. it's definitely a rough one for those folks out there still without power and gas and water. here at home we are starting out with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies. for us the headline will be the heat. 50 degrees in concord, 55 to start your morning and palo alto. if you're going to be along the east bayshore here's a look at your forecast. for hayward by noontime 75 degrees. low 50s expected for the second half of the afternoon. 6:00 are so temperatures will cool off and 77. afternoon highs over portions of areas like santa rosa 94. 100 degrees for clear lake. it will be warm in san rafael a. 88 for you there.
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inland a spay going to be baking. 102 in antioch. 101 expected in livermore. 99 morgan hill, 90 degrees in san jose. santa cruz 76. along the peninsula 83 redwood city. 80 san mateo, 72 in san francisco. pacifica and half moon bay upper 60s and low 70s. partly cloudy to mostly clear skies. there's a view of the extended forecast. temperatures continuing to heat up as we roll into sunday. heat advisories in place for all of our belly locations. northeast and south. the heat advisory is likely to extend into monday before we begin to see temperatures improved slightly. oakland resident spotted a
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rather unusual creature. >> this video is what to believe to be a harbor seal. this is two weeks ago. more animals have been spotted an oakland waters recently. including an otter in the lake in 2015. more wildlife in the water is a good sign because it shows ecosystems are improving. and 18-year-old man is accused of smuggling that little baby tiger into the united states from mexico. after agents found inside of his car. he bought the tiger cub for $300 on the streets of tijuana. smuggling animals is not uncommon. the tiger cub is being treated at the san diego zoo safari park. it will likely end up in tibbett he.
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>> a tiger is not a good pet. they do not want to be your pet. you can get a little kitty cat instead. the sampler and cardinals kicking off the college football season. >> more on the team's unique trick -- trip down under. we have baseball coming up l ng up next.
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tonight in las vegas that long awaited and much hype fistfight between boxing champion floyd mayweather and mixed martial arts champs connor macgregor. they do know how to put on a show. the two men took part in the traditional way in yesterday before the fight. macgregor tipping the scales at 153 pounds, mayweather at 149 pounds. the two men are known for their athleticism. and their mouth's. they like to talk a lot. they just couldn't resist talking some smack one last time.>> it won't go the distance mark my word. >> it's the worst shape i've ever seen him in.
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>> it will be interesting. if you want to watch, it will cost about $100 to buy the pay- per-view. is expected to be one of the most lucrative in history. macgregor guaranteed to make at these $30 million. matter what he does. mayweather who is the henry -- heavy favorite. $100 million. each fighter will make even more depending on how many people pay for pay-per-view. >> it's all yours for $99.99. how about some baseball. chris davis parking out hr number 35 and 36. players weekend, soccer type jerseys, more colors. it's a marketing thing. look at this catch. coming from wade out of there. chris davis going yard.
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he connects, that's a solo home run. that tied it up at 1-1. here is more. chris davis with a couple of jack's. a's were the nice winner at the coliseum. they take texas 3-1. giants last season continues. 40+ back in the nl west after losing a tight one on the road to the d backs. a long any for san francisco as arizona puts up a four . -- 9th inning, fernando rodrigue gets fernando -- arizona takes a by a run. the final was 4-3. stanfords football team opens it season a long way from home. they are playing tonight in sydney australia. have been there since monday.
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they spent time enjoying sydney. that included going through sydney harbour and seeing local wildlife. >> i'm like you, i keep turning around, this is something i've been wanting to see my entire life. >> i haven't really seen a platypus too much. >> i've always wanted to see a platypus too. i will have to go to sydney in the long term. the carnal team will help kickoff the first college football saturday at the season. kickoff 7 pm tonight. it will be sunday morning local time when the game gets underway. we will have a complete breakdown tonight on the ktvu 10:00 news. scott reese traveled with the team. that lucky guy. san jose state is also in action today. this partners home opener is this afternoon against the university of the south florida bulls. it could be a tough matchup for
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the spartans. usf is ranked 19th in the country. >> they won 11 games last year. a rally by the group pretreated -- patriot prayer has been called off. we will follow the story. they are holding a press conference at a new location in alamosa square in san francisco.
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good morning to you. welcome back to mornings on 2. you are taking a live look this morning at alamo square. we are keeping a close eye on that this morning. because the planned rally for the field was canceled. there is a news conference now by the same group that was holding that rally, patriot prayer, at 2:00. we are hearing word of counter- protests. we have seen fencing going up. police are on the scene. we will keep an eye on it for you all morning long. welcome to mornings on 2. >> it is saturday, august 26. >> i'm claudine wong. >> i'm frank mallicoat. >> we will have the weather in a moment as well. but more on the big story in san francisco. of course, we are keeping a keen eye on the city. the controversial rally that was set this afternoon at 2:00
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now called off. and moved. >> yes, that group, patriot prayer, had been planning it, says san francisco city leaders are to blame. their plan b is what we showed at alamo square. and this news conference, they don't need a permit to actually be there. but it is something that needs preparation. >> and now the mayor says despite the move and the change, all han -- hands still on deck for both the police and everyone in the city. mayor ed lee says quote we do not trust this group. but of course, the other big story down in texas, hurricane harvey, a live shot there of galveston. as it is pounding the coast. now inland. it has now made land fall and residents are facing a rather long weekend of weather. >> we know it is the strongest hurricane to hit the united states in more than a decade and it went from a four to a one, but that doesn't mean they are out of the woods by any stretch. so we will talk about the path of damage, the response, and rosemary this morning, for you keeping an eye on things and how it is affect can the folks and flights from the bay area,
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and also, we've got heat here, so you've been busy. >> we're all busy. yes, yes. >> i had somebody tweet me just yet and saying the raiders are playing in dallas today. is the game going to go on? and i said i think so. they have isolated thunderstorms a possibility but it is slight. i think the game will go on for the raiders and dallas for today. meanwhile, here at home, we are dealing with a big heat-up. in fact, we have advisories to talk about. starting with a live look outside, a view, it is sfo, and no delays, at least when it comes to weather-related delays. we've got some clear skies overhead. and a lot of sunshine around the bay. even along the coastline. expecting to see sunny skies for the afternoon. and partly cloudy for pacifica. half moon bay. and here is a look at two advisories. the shade of pink, indicating our higher elevation, in the hill, an excessive heat warning. that actually starts today. it will go all the way until monday night. so for the higher elevations, if you're going to be doing
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some hiking, be aware of that. take it easy or you may live up in areas above 1,000 feet or some of the shade of orange heat advisory and this actually starts tomorrow morning. and will also go all the way until monday night. for our valley locations. north bay. east bay. south bay. and everybody included here. the north edge of sonoma county. all the way down towards the water, mill valley, sausalito. you're included. it stretches across saint hell fla, and napa and sonoma. -- saint helena, napa and sonoma. and the east bay, hercules, and goes down highway 4, past brentwood, traveling all the way to the central valley, 680. 580, once you get through the caldecott tunnel. and south bay, sunnyvale, los gatos, san jose, all the way south towards gilroy. and beyond. and that starts tomorrow. but today, going to be hot as well. our inland cities, here is a look at the fog along the coastline, just inside the bay, expected to clear out fairly quickly.
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the onshore breeze not going to help us out either. calm reported in fairfield. and oakland and northwest. so right along the coastline, it will remain localized. and because of it, the coast will be quite nice for today. 52 half moon bay right now. 55 san francisco. upper 50s, low 60s, for the inner east bay. 63 in concord right now. and then for the afternoon, concord, 102. and 79 in oakland. and 72 san francisco. and a beautiful 70 degrees expected in pacifica. so some of the coast stuck in fog. for several days. perhaps even we were looking at more than one or two weeks. and now beginning to see some enjoyable weather, at least for your weekend. this is going to continue for the next few days. in fact, we will heat it up as we get into the next couple of days. we will have a look at what you can expect in the extended forecast, and we will check in on hurricane harvey as well. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary. right now, san francisco city workers are installing metal fencing all around alamo square park. that's where the group patriot prayer is planning a news conference around 2:00 this afternoon. now, patriot prayer had originally planned to
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demonstrate at chrissy field today. organizers applied for and received a permit from the national park service to hold a rally on that piece of federal land. but then patriot prayer went on facebook yesterday to announce they were going to call off that rally. instead. they blamed san francisco officials for stirring up public hostility against them. >> all of these people are saying that we are white supremacists and it is bringing in tons of extremists. and it is just a huge setup is what it seems and we decided to go ahead and take the opportunity and not fall into that trap and we are not going to do down there. >> so they say goodbye to chrissy field. and patriot prayer now moves to the iconic location, right near city hall. not too far away at alamo square park. right near the center of the city. san francisco police say they will be out in force to make sure the rally and any counter-demonstrations do not get out of hand. >> ktvu christian captain joins us live at alamo square park where it appears the access to the popular spot will be limited now that the fencing is
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up. christian? >> reporter: absolutely. a lot of new developments in the last half hour. first, take a look, the painted ladies over there, you can see on one of the houses there, we watched as a young woman was up on the roof, putting up a sign that reads, love trump hate. and some signs in the windows reading black lives matter. if you take a look, alamo square park, now completely encircled by that fence that we saw them putting in the last hour or so. and we have learned now that the park will actually be shut down. no access to the park today. san francisco police also here on the scene, and we have just learned from san francisco police that access to the streets in the immediate vicinity around alamo square park will also be limited today. all of this in anticipation of the patriots prayer meeting which had been scheduled to take place here at alamo square park at 2:00 p.m., unclear on exactly how that is going to
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work if nobody is allowed in the park throughout the day. and that is the latest news that we are hearing that nobody is going to be allowed into the park. we watched park officers and san francisco police officers escorting people out of the parks here this morning. and that group, patriots prayer, had been scheduled to hold a 2:00 p.m. news conference here, after moving their planned event from crissy field here to alamo square park. now it is looking like that may not happen. we are hearing that a san francisco police public information officer is due here on the scene. we are hoping to get more information from them. a little bit later on today. meanwhile the chief of police said that officers are going to be on alert working to prevent any violence on the part of protesters or counter protesters. >> we have the ability right now, as city law, city code permits, if we deem something to be a weapon, particularly because of the behavior that is going along with, it we can take action and we will. >> now, we are looking at the patriot prayer rally, they had
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encouraged to attend the sunday planned event for berkeley and the organizer of that event officially called that event off as well citing safety concerns and city leaders are still preparing for civic protests there as well. and again, the very latest news that we have, is that not only will alamo square park be closed today, but access to some of the streets surrounding the park will also be limited in some fashion, by san francisco police. it is unclear on exactly what form that will take. we will continue to work with san francisco police to try to find out exactly what that means, whether the streets are going to be limited to vehicle traffic, or whether will is no pedestrians that will -- there is no pedestrians that will be allowed in. we will try to get that information to you as soon as it becomes available to us. for now, claudine and frank, you can see that we are here, essentially alone inside alamo square park with just a few park police officers, a few san francisco police officers, and a few stragglers that they are trying to get out of the park at this hour. >> so christian, streets shut down to vehicle traffic, can people still walk in?
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i guess the question is, will they gather outside that fence and outside the park and in the neighborhoods? >> reporter: that is exactly what we're trying to find out, claudine. i heard that there is going to be quote restricted access to the streets. at this point, we don't know if that means that there is going to be no vehicles on it. we don't know if that means that nobody is going to be allowed on it. so we will try to find that out from san francisco police, as soon as we can, and try to get some clarity on that. so the information that i had was that access was going to be restricted. so again, we are working to figure figure out exactly what that means. and also what that means for the patriots prayer group. if they had been planning to show up at 2:00 p.m. and nobody is allowed inside the park, where will they go? >> that may tick them up even more and two to some area but it seems like sfpd and the city, they don't want anybody up there right now. >> absolutely. and keep in mind, frank, that there are already planned counter-protests in dubois park, which is fairly nearby, the castro which is also
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nearby. civic center plaza which is nearby and a counter-protest plan we heard was scheduled to get under way at 11:00 this morning. so now that access to the entire area is being limited, what does that mean to those counter-protests? what does it mean for the patriots prayer and where they will have to go to hold their news conference, if in fact they will hold that 2:00 p.m. news conference and will that put them in closer prox. to some proximity to counter- protests. >> and you have a muni bus behind you. and it affects muni routeses and things like that. we will keep an eye on it. thanks for the update. we will check in with you in a bit. >> forever changing. 8:10. since patriots prayer will not rally the krissy field, the national park service lifted up many restructions with no road closures and businesses on the chrissy field and on the main
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post that were going to shut down for safety reasons now free to reopen. but the visitor facilities operated by the park, such as the presidio visitors center, and the fort point national historic site, they will be closed today. there are several counter- demonstrations to the patriot prayer news conference at alamo square park. or actually wherever it ends up now. so one of the largest gathers is expected to be at civic center plaza at noon. this event is celebrating love and diversity. it will include popular local entertainer michael franti. and music is also a main part of the noontime event which is called the loved up mobile dance rally where participants are expected to dance for an hour, at delores park. and then joining up with the come-together march, that starts in the castro district and the entire group is expected to walk to the civic center plaza to meet up with the main counter-demonstration. oakland firefighters spending much of their night working to contain a fire burning in the oakland hills.
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it happened late last night. two alarm blaze broke up near grizzly park boulevard and marlboro tracer near the caldecott tunnel. there are homes in the area but they don't appear to be threatened at this hour. at last check, fire crews were still working to keep it contained this morning. happening today, a memorial service will be held for an off- duty oakland firefighter who was shot and killed in san jose. 30-year-old jake walter was with fellow recruits, last week, when he and a second off- duty firefighter were shot. police say it was an unprovoked attack. the second firefighter survived the shooting. the suspect was arrested. and is facing charges. walter had just graduated from the oakland fire academy in april. the memorial service is being held at 11:00 this morning. at the scottish rite center in oakland. there will be a procession from the chapel of chimes on piedmont avenue, to the scottish rite center at about 10:30 this morning. up next, the presidential pardon for arizona sheriff joe arpaio, you are going to hear what the former sheriff in
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arizona had to say after learning that news. >> and hurricane harvey has made landfall. it is now sweeping across texas. more on its destructive path and the millions who had to evacuate.
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welcome back. to mornings on 2. we are keeping a very close eye on hurricane harvey right now. the storm is moving across
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texas this morning after making landfall as the strongest hurricane to hit the united states in more than a decade. you can see the wind right there, the storm made landfall last night as a powerful category four storm. with winds of 130 miles an hour. this morning, downgraded to a category one storm. the storm has already damaged homes, buildings, and caused some roofs to collapse. the governor of texas is warning people that the storm could bring devastating flooding this weekend. bus loads of people living near the coast were evacuated to shelters before the storm hit. >> our house is three miles from the water, so once the iowas going to hit, there was a 14-foot wall of water that would come in and we couldn't risk it. >> members of the texas national guard are heading to the areas most affected by that hurricane. nasa meanwhile is giving us a rather rare look at what the hurricane looks like from space. and cameras from the international space station captured some of the images
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through the eye right there. from the international space station and it shows what the storm looked like as it strengthened into a powerful category four hurricane yesterday afternoon. president trump meanwhile took social media over the past 24 hours to talk about the hurricane this morning, and he posted closely monitoring hurricane harvey from camp david. we are leaving nothing to chance. city, state and federal governments working great together. and just last night, the president also tweeted this, we will remain fully engaged with open lines of communication of hurricane harvey, as it makes landfall. america is with you. along with mentioning texas, governor abbot, fema, and the department of homeland security. as mentioned in his first tweet, president trump is at camp david today. it is a big test for the president. the first natural disaster of the fairly new administration and the president also issued a disaster declaration for texas
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that helps them get aid quickly, and he says he is getting constant briefings on the storm, at camp david, and says he plans to visit texas as early as tuesday, to look at some of the storm's damage. for more on harvey, let's kick it over to rosemary. >> let's look at the storm that is still right over texas. and moving very, very slowly. that was another fear, is that it could just stall out, and continue to bring rounds and rounds of thunderstorms, and rain activity, giving you a look here, into -- we are actually going to take you into dallas, because as we mentioned a little while ago, our raiders are playing there today and some folks want to know, will the game go on. i think we are in pretty good shape. it is going to be cloudy. it is going to be warm. there will be a few scattered showers and even the possibility, a slight possibility of thunderstorms there. but for the most part, dallas looking a-okay. in fact, dallas right there at the top of our storm tracker 2 symbol. as we take a look again at harvey, a category one, moving north, at about 2 miles an
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hour. so when it moves that slow, the same areas are just getting drenched. and that's the fear. so we want it to weaken and we want it to move. and right now, it is not moving very fast. at all. and 75 miles an hour. reported right near the eye wall. some picking up gusts anywhere from 45 to 55 miles an hour. at this time. and here is a look at what is going on, as far as the thunderstorms and the possibility of even tornadoes, right across houston, you can see getting hammered at the moment. austin seeing some pretty steady rain as well. a look at the winds, corpus christi reporting a gust of 37 miles an hour. and brownsville, gusting to 23 at this time. and as i just said a moment ago, it is not moving fast enough to get inland. it will continue to weaken. but the fear here is that it might go back out into the gulf and move back into texas, a little built later this week. let's talk about what is happening here at home, because we are heating it up. we have a spare the air day in place for today.
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and temperatures will be 100 degrees plus for our inland cities. for the inner east bay today. areas like antioch and brentwood, and concord, and livermore, and danville. walnut creek. as you get closer to the bay, upper 70s to upper 80s and at the coast, going to be gorgeous. and 70s expected there with partly cloudy skies. and here is a view of the temperatures outside right now, and 56 in san francisco. upper 50s in oakland. and 63 outside your door, livermore and the south bay, 64 for san jose. and afternoon highs, starting in stinson beach. 73. and you go inland, 93 for novato. and 100 degrees in the clear lake area for the afternoon. and along the east bay shore, upper 70s to low 80s. for areas right along oakland, san leandro, inland, going to be hot, 100 expected for pleasanton, and 103 for brentwood. and south bay locations nearing that century mark. and morgan hill, 99 the afternoon high and 94 expected in saratoga. and the peninsula, redwood city, 73. and 72 expected in san francisco. low 70s, daly city, pacifica
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and half moon bay. those folks stuck under the cloudy school weather for some time. they are going to get nice enjay obl weather this weekend. here is a view of the extended forecast where you want to stay indoors if you're inland for today. >> i think so. >> especially the afternoon. pick an indoor mall. pick a movie. pick some place cool. >> or go to the coast. >> temperatures don't start to cool down until wednesday. >> get used to it. >> uh-huh. >> it ain't over yet,. >> nope. >> thanks, rosemary. when women create control and influence up wards of 27% of the world's total wealth. that is coming up. we will talk about the difficulties they continue to face and the steps to reach financial equality. and free wi-fi for everyone, and hot spots created to make wi-fi more accessible to thousands.
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welcome back. the north bay smart train up and running today. a celebration held at railroad square station. in santa rosa. had a band out yesterday morning. for the project that has been, well, in the works for decades now. 10 stations now open along 43 miles of track, between downtown san rafael to northern santa rosa. eventually, the train will go 73 miles from larksbury, marin, all the way up north to cloverdale. >> we spend hours every day in mind-numbing traffic, on the marin sonoma narrows, the 101/580 interchange in san rafael, or the infuriating stop and go traffic near downtown
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santa rosa. >> officials say the 17 southbound and northbound weekday trips could relieve some of that traffic by taking as many as 5,000 cars off the morning and evening commutes. if you like to check it out, fares by the way are half off through labor day. this morning, ube ser looking for a buyer for -- uber is looking for a buyer in the sears building in oakland where they planned to move the headquarters. the sale of the seven story landmark, located at 20th and broadway, uber never actually moved into that building, and was already facing some opposition. the public policy group, the green lining institute, started a no uber in oakland campaign. the group says it is concerned that uber would have had a negative impact on the city's affordability. >> pulling out. they had made a lot of commitments about the building. they said a percentage of it was going to be for nonprofit uses, that they were going to higher local minority businesses. so we are just wondering what happened to all of those
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commitments that they made. >> as for the future, it seems likely the building could have a buyer soon. a recent study found oakland has one of the lowest commercial vacancy rates in the country. at just 4.9%. amazon expanding its liquor delivery business to more cities. amazon prime now members in about 30 metro areas around the country can now have beer and wine delivered to them for free, in two hours or less. the minimum order is 30 bucks, but for those who are in a bigger hurry, you can pay $7.99 to get your delivery in one hour. or less. hard liquor by the way isn't available by -- is available in the bay area and seven other big cities. the city of almeda is looking at free public wi-fi. the almeda journal says the  mayor there, trish spencer placed the idea on the city council agenda for september 5 and asking the council to work with schools and public libraries and local businesses to help public wi-fi become more available. well, turn in your gun, and get money in exchange. no questions asked.
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the gun buyback event happening in vallejo. why police say it is the first time they have had one in four years. >> alamo square park, completely fenced off now, in anticipation of this afternoon's scheduled press conference by the prayer group. and the neighborhood is responding. the latest from alamo square. looking for balance in your digestive system?
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good morning. happy saturday, everyone. yes, that is a big cotton bowl of fog out there. but it is all going to go away. and it is going to be a pretty hot day. especially inland. you might want to enjoy the fog while it hangs out. we will see triple digits. later this afternoon, good morning, good to have you with us, i'm frank mallicoat.
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>> good morning, i'm claudine wong. let's start with a look at the weather and we have the triple digits and people looking to cool off, spare the air day. so a lot happening with our weather today. yes, but the micro climate pattern, still in place. i keep saying that, because it has been some time, our temperatures heat up and they come back down but we continue to have anywhere from a 25 to 35-degree span across the bay and we will have one again for today. even wider than that. giving you a look from san francisco, as we take a peek into the bay. a little bit of fog there. a little bit of fog at the coastline. but it is burning away. we will have mostly sunny skies away from the coast. either coast looks to be clear. at least portions, as we get into your saturday, and sunday. and here is a look at the advisories. here is one that starts today. excess heat warning, excessive, is for the shade of pink, and it indicates our hills. so our north bay hills, our east bay hill, down through the diablo range, and over to the santa cruz mountains and starts
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later this morning and goes through monday night. going to be very hot and very dry, and we don't have the wind. if we had a strong wind pushing through, we would definitely see a red flag warning for fire danger. because it is just that hot out there. and here is a look at the heat advisory, this actually starts tomorrow. we will go all the way to monday night. and that's a shade of orange. and that's where we have our valley locations. northeast and south and from sonoma county, all the way down to the water. and heading over into the napa valley, and heading east, we have it widespread, and get past the caldecott tunnel, you're included in here. we have 680, 580. highway 4, and it stretching all the way back to richmond. south bay, sunnyvale, to san jose, and south, farther south, than gilroy. that will be for tomorrow, as well as monday. but temperatures are heating up for today. we saw a nice warmup yesterday. and continuing to climb for your afternoon today. and here is a look at the fog out there. along the coastline, and just inside the bay. but already beginning to thin out, as we take a look at the
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winds, very, very calm. look at fairfield, arrow is pointing from the west, but we don't have a breeze. it is going to be very gentle and very localized. along the coast, and perhaps just inside the bay, it is going to be nice and mild. but the rest of us heating up. a look at the current temperatures, 63 in livermore. when i come back. i will have a look at the afternoon highs and take a look at how long this is expected to last, coming up. >> thank you. some new developments this morning, regarding a scheduled restaurant in event by the group -- event by the group patriot prayer. >> there is a fencing set up now in alamo square. police are now limiting access to the area. saying the park itself is closed. the department says it is not going to take any chances with protests or counter- demonstrations. and patriot prayer has been changing its plan. it originally planned to rally at crissy field. it scrapped that plan yesterday accusing san francisco officials of mischaracterizing
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the group. on facebook, they announced they wanted to hold a press conference today at 2:00 at alamo square park. >> christian has been there all morning long keeping us up to date on this developing story. and it looks like a police presence behind you and many questions about how it affects today's events. >> reporter: absolutely. a lot of questions still about how today will proceed. we will show you one of the changes. you might be able to see that the rec and parks are now allows some people to come in and use the park. we are hearing that that is going to be for a limited basis. unclear when they will start move people out of the park again, because the last word that i heard was that the park was going to be closed at some point later on today. meanwhile, you said that fence, all the way around alamo square park, now you can also see san francisco police officers here, monitoring what we believe is the only active entrance in and out of the park at this time. and unclear what is going to progress later on with san francisco police. whether they are going to be
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closing down streets in the area. whether they're limiting access here to the park throughout the day. and unclear on exactly how that is going to impact the patriots prayer group, which had been planning on holding that 2:00 p.m. news conference here, at alamo square park. this, following the news yesterday that they were going to be canceling their event at crissy field. so at this point, we are still trying to get some clarity from san francisco police about what is going to happen today. and how things are going to progress today. meanwhile, san francisco mayor has spoken out about this, condemning this group, and san francisco's chief of police has also spoken out saying that his staff is ready for protesters. >> we have the ability right now, as city law, city code permit, if we deem something to be a weapon, particularly because of the behavior that is going along with it, we can take action, and we will. >> reporter: now, organizers of the patriots prayer rally had
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encouraged supporters to attend sunday's rally, in berkeley. but the organizer of the event in berkeley officially called the event off, too citing safety concerns. and city leaders are still planning to prepare for civic protests there as well. unclear if that event in berkeley will in fact progress. meanwhile, if you take a look, you can see here, the famous painted ladies, there is a song out in front, we saw the young lady hoisting the sign, with a sign, about love trump hate. and directed to the patriots prayer group, that was going to hold the news conference at alamo square park at 2:00 p.m. unclear whether or not that 2 p.m. news conference will go on and where it will be. we are still trying to get clarity on that. and also speaking with the san francisco police department this morning, to try to figure out how they will manage the crowds that could show up here at alamo square park. back to you. >> i know the mayor just tweeted out in the last 15 minutes saying public safety is
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always our top priority. those who seek to commit actions of violence or damage property will be prosecuted. but we don't know how things will pan out today. thank you very much. and local officials fear the protests will get out of hand and possibly turn into another charlottesville. exactly two weeks ago when con fon trations when white nationalist groups and counter- protesters turned deadly and investigators say a suspected white supremacist deliberately drove into a crowd of people killing that one woman and injuring 19 other people. white nationalist groups first went to charlottesville, all to demonstrate against the removal of a statue that was depicting a confederate general robert e. lee. dozens of people gathered in san francisco's chinatown last night to remember what happened in virginia. the event was called light up the night from charlottesville to chinatown. organizers of the candlelight vigil say they wanted to send a loud message that asian- americans reject the hatred and fear created by white supremacist groups.
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>> we cannot be bystanders. we cannot stand idly by. that is what allows genocide and oppression to happen. >> organizers of the vigil say they also wanted to pay tribute to the victims of the charlottesville attack and stand in sol stater with those seeking social justice. we are learning that north korea has conducted another missile test, several short range projectiles all launch and went around 150 miles before falling into the ocean. none posed a threat to our u.s. territory of guam which north korea previously threatened to attack. the first test by the north in almost a none. back in july, north korea successfully launched a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could have reached the united states once perfected. the white house is monitoring that -- monitoring that situation. and the white house is dealing with the departure of another top aide last night.
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sebastian gorka, counter tractor-trailer official says he resigned yesterday and the white house says he no -- counter-terrorism official says he resigned yesterday and the white house says he no longer works at the white house. he reportedly red in the resignation letter that he can best support the president from outside the white house and because he felt his political rivals were quote ascended within the white house. president trump has pardoned sheriff joe arpaio of arizona for his conviction for a contempt of court charge. arpaio was the long time sheriff in the phoenix area. in a lawsuit he was accused of rainfall profiling. a a federal judge did order him to stop detention. but he refused. on monday, a judge ruled that he did willfully violate a court order. the president says the 85-year- old candidate was a worthy candidate for a pardon. >> it is great. i love that president. he supports law enforcement.
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and i am very humbled, if you recall two years ago, i supported him and i said publicly recently, pardon or no pardon, i will be with him to the end. >> arpaio faced a possible year in jail. the mayor of phoenix called the pard an slap in the face to the latino community and those people whose sist were violated. -- civil rights were violated. happening today, vallejo police are hosting a gun buy back program, and video that we share here, it was the last gun buy back four years ago. guns brought to the event today, can be traded in for a visa prepaid card or gift cards. no questions asked. up to there are 100 for rifles and shotguns and handguns, and a $200 gift cards for assault weapons. police say buyback programs have helped make the streets safer but they say until today, limited resources have prevented them from holding yet another. >> what we're trying to target is those individuals that have
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guns in their households that are kept in the dresser drawer, or in an unlocked position, and these are people that want to surrender these guns and get them out of their households. >> the roby-pobleti foundation and eric reyes foundation helped raise money for the event. only opened to solano county residents and going until 3:00 at the solano county fairgrounds today. the bridge district has delayed a decision on whether to allow running event on the roadway of the event over concerns of the possible terror attacks. races like the san francisco marathon are not restricted to the bridge's sidewalks. you may recall last month the bridge district made an unprecedented decision to actually close the northbound lanes during the marathon in light of attacks around the world, where people have intentionally driven cars into crowds of people. according to the marin independent journal, the bridge district delayed a vote about how to handle future races on the bridge until next month.
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, women create control and influence upwards of 27% of the world's total wealth. up next, the difficulty they continue to face and the steps to reach financial equality in the workplace. stay right there.
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hey, hey, good morning to you. a live look there across blue sky, and a little bit of fog. the marine layer is shrinking. our onshore breeze, weakening. and our temperatures are soaring. i have a look at the neighborhood numbers coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. today is women' equality day. a day congress designated back in 1971 to call attention to women's continuing efforts to full equality. more women are part of the work force more than ever in positions of great influence and becoming the main bread winners of their household. but when it comes to compensation, women are not in the same level as their male counterparts. joining me this morning, financial advisor, with morgan stanley, to talk about steps to leveling the playing field. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> where do we feel the biggest
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impact in terms of the biggest impact of equity? >> women earning 79 cents to every dollar. it has gotten better but not at parity and what it boils down to is women need to be better advocates for themselves. >> and you think it is a confidence issue and women are not stepping up to their male count irparts or bosses and saying i've got this and this should be something i should be taking on and you should be paying me to do it. >> there is an expression, i have corporate women directors to put on women companies and women do so much work when they're trying to make change and a lot of times guys fake it until they make it and a lot of times women know they can fake it until they make it and they got to practice when going in to ask for a salary increase and have a mentor. and we usually tell people to put in a 15 to 20% request but have it backed up with stats and understand why it is you deserve the increase in pay. >> and there is a lot of different ways to also look at,
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in terms of how women and men may be different in handling money and doing different things and a lot of stats to show there is a difference in between investments or savings or paying off debt and what do you think are the most salient points in terms with that, in terms of what people could do to make a hang. >> i think the biggest change that women and men need to do is save more. i know it is really boring but it does compound. it is like a pack of cigarettes. smoking cigarettes every day, 365 days out of the year, and you have a whole lot less money. the other thing is to make the difference between need and want. if you want something, it is not necessarily something you need. if you actually right down and have a -- write down and have a little control ever what it is you are trying to purchase and have a good balance sheet and go over it every month with your family, start with your husband or significant other and a single woman, i have seen
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kids coming out of college, they have the college debt and they come out and they get handed a credit card and go crazy. >> and that's good advice for men and women, as you said. and when we look at women's day last year, and women's day this year and what we would like to see next year, obviously if there is a compensation equity, you know, but what else, where do you think the major improvements really need to happen? >> i think they need to first off look at creating a plan. i do this with my kids every year. it is like you sit down and you put down what do i want to accomplish this year. and if you actually create a road map, it doesn't have to be new years, it should be to yourself, to your family, so you're held accountable. and it may be small steps. every day, taking small steps and being able to not invade your principle. and make sure you put -- invade your principal. and make sure you put enough in the 401(k). and people don't match 401(k) enough and don't increase enough. and even over 50, the dropoff
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number, don't have that much saved and put away the average is $25,000 and at least a year put away in savings. >> and how do you do that? >> start putting more in the retirement savings plan and catch-up and a lot of work to do to catch up and make a difference. >> a lot of work ahead. >> thank you for all of that advice. and good for us to remember and get a little nudge, to get in the right financial direction. we appreciate it. and all right, frank, we will send it back to you. >> thanks, guys. we of course are keeping a close eye on hurricane harvey, the storm moving across texas this morning, after making landfall as the strongest hurricane hit the united states in more than a decade. the storm making land fall last night, as a very powerful category four hurricane, with winds at 130 miles an hour. and this morning, it has been downgraded though, to a category one storm. but a lot of rain. and governor of texas warning people that the storm could bring devastating flooding this weekend, and throughout next week. and the president has already issued a disaster declaration, for the state of texas, to help
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them get aid quickly from the feds. white house says the president could be in texas as early as tuesday, to take a look at some of the damage. for more on the hurricane, let's go over to rosemary. hurricane harvey right now, a category one. and winds at about 50 miles an hour. another 18 to 24 inches of rain still a possibility. and i talked about this in the next half hour. the movement, very slow. harvey is only moving north at about 2 miles an hour. and when we have a hurricane that moves ashore, we want it to move, we want it to get out of the way. but it is almost like it is a stall. and so the areas that are being pummeled with rain and thunderstorms, not getting any relief any time soon, because this is just creeping along. by tomorrow, we will drop down to about a tropical storm. 45 miles an hour. but may not go away completely. some of the models have it coming back around. entering back into the gulf and moving back into texas later in the week. we will be tracking that. but right now, areas are still
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getting hit. really hard. and the winds are still strong. the thunderstorms, the possibility of tornadoes, and as i mentioned, still, the possibility of one to two feet of rain. for us, here at home, it is about the heat. and temperatures will be heating up for the inland cities and the inner east bay going above 100 today. and sunday looks like it is the hottest day and we do begin to see it come down just so on monday. and tuesday, but it looks like it may take until wednesday before we really begin to see a turn-around on this heat. 59 degrees right now. in berkeley. would he have 59 in san francisco. and low 50s in santa rosa. and low 60s in livermore. and if you are just joining us, today is a spare the air day. and afternoon highs for today, a beautiful one in pacifica. the coast clearing out nicely for today. partly to mostly clear skies is what we can expect. 70 in pacifica. and 72 in san francisco. and upper 70s to upper 80s around the bay and as we go inland, 102 for antioch. 94 for santa rosa. and 90 degrees in and around san jose. we have an excessive heat
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warning for our hills, tomorrow, and it will include our valley locations. it is going to be a heat advisory, northeast and south bay, valley locations. giving you a view of the extended forecast, and the temperature, heating up, as we get into sunday, and monday, not any worse, but not much better. and tuesday, we may begin to feel that onshore breeze. trickling in. but it really takes until about wednesday for our inland cities to feel it. >> 92. >> the coast gets it first. inside the bay next. and our inland folks, they get it last. >> the way it works here. >> yes. >> thanks, rosemary. up next, former ktvu anchor dennis richmond was back in our studios last night. we are going to see how he is doing. we will hear from dennis right after the break.
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well, tonight, in las vegas, is a long-awaited much- hyped fistfight, between boxing champion floyd mayweather and mixed martial arts champion
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connor mcgregor. >> the two men took part in this traditional weigh-in yesterday before the fight. it was a very exciting one. and mcgregor at 153 pounds and mayweather 149 1/2 pounds. it is going to cost you 100 bucks to buy the pay per view for the fight. and expected to be one of the most lucrative in history. >> wish i had that waistline. and chris davis, 35th of 36 homeruns and new look uniforms. check them out. it is players week. in soccer type jerseys. the works. a big marketing thing in mlb. and still got game. watch elvis andres with the sliding grab, robbing jet lowrey. next batter, not catching that one right there. chris davis going yards. he connects on a solo shot. 1-1. and not done yet. curtain call.
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>> center field. deshields back. deshields. and that baby is gone . >> a couple of jacks by davis. and they win against texas. and giants, the g-men 40 plus back in the nl west after losing a tight one to the d- backs by a one. a long third inning for san francisco. arizona puts up a force spot. and paul goldschmidt has three here, two on, all coming home. the 30th of the year. 4-1 diamondbacks. 9th inning. 4-3. and fernando rodney gets pablo sand val swinging. the ball game. arizona takes it by a run, 4-3. well, a very familiar face to many people around the bay area. stopped by our studios yesterday evening, for a very special visit. >> former ktvu news anchor dennis richmond returning to the set eight years after signing off the evening news for the last time. we have missed him here. he worked here at ktvu for 40
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years. and last night, dennis filled us in on how he is doing. >> i just think it is amazing that i have weathered retirement this well. >> what do you miss most about the news? >> i miss you guys. i miss you guys most. >> we mish you too. >> i real -- we miss you too. >> i really do. it is in my blood. >> dennis is now enjoying life with his wife debra, up in grass valley, and in the sierra foothills. but dennis is visiting the bay area this weekend, emcee 20 shades of pink, and an event to benefit the breast cancer emergency fund. >> and a reporter here for many years, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer in 2003 and we have more information on our web site ktvu.com. and faith and dennis worked together for a long time. >> a lot of years. >> and had the privilege of knowing them both. and i have missed dennis.
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>> i bet. >> well, he has a presence. he walked through, and it was like oh, my god, what is going on over there? i never met him before, introduced myself last night. but there was a whole lot of hugging and picture taking in the newsroom. >> it was always like that when he walked into the newsroom. dennis was in the building. >> impressive. >> very good. coming up in the 9:00 hour, a plan to build as many as 2,000 homes on a water front in san francisco wins approval. coming up, we are going to hear from some of the neighbors and how they feel about that project. project. >> and the controversial rally set for this afternoon at crissy field has been called off. we are following the story as the group patriot prayer just tweeted out new information. we will have that for you coming up.
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welcome back to ktvu 2 this morning. we are looking at alamo square. things are constantly changing over there as we try to figure out what is going to happen with a planned news conference, a counter-protest, all of this happening this morning, and still developing at this hour. so we will have more on that coming up in just a moment. welcome to mornings on 2. it is saturday, august 26. i'm claudine wong. >> happy saturday, everyone. good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. we will have the forecast, too. a hot one.
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triple digits. get ready for that. but first, more on our top story. san francisco is in the process of shutting down alamo square park. the city is blocking off the scenic spot. you can see some people in there right now, because they said they were going to shut is down and then opened it up for part of the -- shut it down, and then opened it up for part of the morning. we are told it may be shut down later today. why is this all happening, with the patriot prayer group that was going to rally at crissy field and announced a cres conference and there is fencing up around that park in the last few minutes, and the founder of patriot prayer posted on facebook, and more on that coming up for you in moments in a live report. also talking back to school, because as kids start school, it is important to know and track their social media activity. >> yes. it is that time of the year. the kids are back. we are going to telling you which apps to watch out for. as well as the latest trends in creative apps. >> and we are getting our first look at some of the damage in texas this morning. from hurricane harvey. and that storm has been downgraded to a category one. but it did make land fall.
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last night, as a powerful category four. >> in fact, it is the strongest hurricane to hit the united states in more than a decade. and with so much heavy rain, one of the biggest concerns over the next few days, will be flooding. we will be talking about the storm's path and how the government is responding. but first things first, let's kick it over to rosemary and find out about our day of h-o- t. because it will get steamy. >> warmed up yesterday. even warmer today. and hot, hot, hot inland for the next few days. that about takes care of it. >> that wraps it up. >> for our folks on the coast, struggling under the cloudy cool breezy weather, are you going to get nice weather this weekend. temperatures range in the upper 60s to upper 70s along the coast with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies. there is a view of a a lot of blue sky, and a little bit of fog. so the marine layer is shrinking and the onshore breeze, nearly nonexistent for most of us. giving you a view at the cloud cover. still along the coastline and beginning to thin out there, and just south of areas near half moon bay and inside the
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bay, it is clearing out as well. we will take a look at the winds, where they're generally light and in fact, very calm, with areas like santa rosa and napa and novato and fairfield, with a weak onshore breeze at 7 miles an hour and not really going to bring relief over the next few days. at least not for the inland cities. 72 fairfield already at this hour. and 59 in berkeley. and 60 in san francisco. and 55 half moon bay. and our micro climate pattern is not going to go away. we will continue in this pattern where we have 70 degrees in pacifica. and 100 degrees in fairfield. and so depending how you like the weather, you will have your choices. 94 for santa rosa and 90 expected in san jose. and upper 70s to upper 80s around the bay. we will have an excessive heat warning for the hills starting later today. and heat advisory for our valley location, that will start tomorrow. a look at that, plus we will check in on hurricane harvey, coming up. well, new developments this morning, regarding that scheduled event in san francisco, by the group patriot prayer. >> yes, we have been talking about it all morning.
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city workers fenced up alamo square park where members of the patriot prayer had planned a news conference for around 2:00 this afternoon. police are now limiting access to the park. patriot prayer recently planned a rally over at a bigger crissy field but scrapped it yesterday accusing the san francisco officials of mischaracterizing their group. so right now, it is a little unclear what patriot prayer is going to do, if the park is closed later today. they have been on facebook in the last 10 minutes, saying stand by. so we know that they are kind of trying to process what has been happening in terms of that park and the location. >> it is a fluid situation. with more on that, let's go over to alamo square park where police are standing by, and what is the latest, christian? >> reporter: yes, we are here at alamo square park. and if you take a look, you can see that there is a flow of people, coming and going from the park. and there have been tourist groups being allowed in, the latest that we're hearing is that they're planning on closing the park down at 10:00 a.m. and again, we don't have official confirmation on that. that is simply what we're hearing from some officers
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here. we are expecting a public information officer to show up later on this morning. if you take a look, you might be able to see, there are some san francisco police officers here, monitoring who is coming and going, from the park this morning. and all of this, leading up to that scheduled 2:00 p.m. press conference, from patriots prayer. and let's go ahead and show you some video of them setting that up fence this morning, and started setting up the perimeter fence around 8:00 this morning and we watched them encircle the entirety of alamo square, as the morning progressed. and again, that group had been scheduled to speak here, at 2:00 p.m. at some kind of a news conference, unclear on exactly how that is going to progress now. claudine, earlier, you said that they had a facebook post, so they have been active still on their social media, and that post reading, quote, so they closed down alamo center park. i apologize to everyone that spent money and plane tickets to come down here. stay tuned. so at this point, we don't know
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exactly what patriot prayer will do next. we don't know how they are going to react to all of this. speaking of reaction, we have seen some signs of protests against patriot prayer. if we swing around, you might be able to take a look and see the painted ladies up there, that's the sign that we saw them hoisting earlier this morning. the sign reading love trump hate. we will look at how things will progress at alamo square park throughout the day. and we will have more on san francisco at alamo square park, yum dates throughout the day and keep in mine, this is just day one of all of this. there is a very real possibility that we could be seeing a repeat of this tomorrow in berkeley. there had been a scheduled rally there. the organizer of that rally officially calling it off. but it is unclear whether or not that message is going to be heard, whether people will still show up so we have to monitor that situation as well. >> and christian, i think you talked about how fluid the situation really has been.
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i mean just in the last two hours, it sounds like patriot prayer, kind of trying to keep up with how it is changing. and police changed last night. but it seems like the message from the mayor is really you're not welcome. we don't want you here at all. >> reporter: right, and we will have to monitor the situation, and see how the city responds and see how the protests that are in the area, there are three scheduled protests that are set to take place at some point in time in the immediate vicinity, and we will see how those progress as well. >> christian captain live for us there in alamo square park in the city. thank you. it is 9:06. and patriot prayer will not rally at crissy field. and most of the city will be open today. the national park service lifting a a number of the restrictions that they had laid down. there will be no road closures. businesses, at crissy field, and on the main post areas, they were going to be all shut down today. they are now free to reopen. but visitor facilities operated by the park, like the presidio visitors center and the fort point national historic site
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there, they will all remain closed today. there are several counter- demonstrations to that patriot prayer news conference that was scheduled at alamo square park. and one of the largest gatherings will be at civic center plaza at noon. this event celebrating love and diversity, it is going to include local entertainer michael franti and music the main part of a noontime event the loved up mobile dance rally and dance for an hour at delores park and join up with the come together march started in the castro district. the entire group is planning to walk to civic center plaza and meet up with the main counter- demonstration. we talked about the other protests that are scheduled to happen. the city of berkeley paying close attention to today in san francisco. because it was a rally set for there for sunday. it was also called off foye the -- off by the organizers but counter-protesters say they are not buying it. and we have more on how the city is preparing. >> we are not fooled by this. we are calling on everyone. mobilized. double time now.
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>> on sprout plaza, friday evening, banned by any means necessary, reacted to rally cancellations with skepticism. >> we are not fooled by any announcements where they're trying to maneuver and try to instead minimize our numbers with claims that they're canceling. >> responding to an announcement by amber cummings. transgender trump supporter, from antioch. couplings had called her rally, no to marxism in america and expecting a few hundred people. no racists. no violence. she declared -- >> but now, she is saying please don't come to this event. >> by phone, from idaho, an organizer who has been helping cummings, explained she called it off. >> she is saying she didn't want anyone to come. she wants to be the only one there. >> cummings says apparently, apparently in -- influenced by dualing protests that previously spun out of control and blames opponents and says in an e-mail, i stress i do not
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want anyone coming and if they do, you will be turned away. i'm sorry for this but i want this event to happen peacefully and i do not want to risk anyone getting harmed by terrorists. >> and everybody has their own plans on what they are going to do. each person is different. and amber has made it clear she doesn't want anyone to come to the event except for herself. >> we will defend each other. >> she asked repeatedly, if it is committed to peaceful resistance. >> the more people we have, the more effective the confrontation will be. >> she vows to keep any white supremacist from having a platform. >> we intend to shut them down by getting as many people as possible, to stand up and confront them. in a collective and organized and very determined way. >> sunday, a counter-protest to cummings would be demonstrating, it is set for the crescent lawn at uc berkeley. it is billed as the bay area rally against hate but an influx of activists and instigators in town shall the berkeley art museum across the
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street is closing for the day. and it is also sunday, a monthly block party downtown is also canceled. all on the recommendation of police. >> we really regret closing on the final day of several of our exhibitions. we, with the tunes just back, and -- students just back, and with our staff in the building, we don't want to put anyone in harm's way. >> debra malone, ktvu fox news. a man arrested at a pro trump rally earlier this year will not be participating in any possible rallies this weekend. kyle chapman, taken into custody yesterday. he is in jail this morning on $135,000 bond. and a judge has banned him from possessing any weapons. he was also ordered to stay 300 yards away from berkeley civic center park. where that rally had been planned for sunday. chatman is accused of beating counter-protesters with a lead stick during a melee with trump supporters and counter-
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protesters back in march. a pardon for arizona sheriff joe arpaio. >> we will hear what the former sheriff had to say after hearing the news, when we come back. >> and we will have the latest on hurricane harvey. it came on as a category four. and downgraded to a category one. but a long weekend for folks in texas.
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♪and i wonder, still i wonder, who will stop the rain? >> changes in store for our bay area week. and there is a sign of it there. we are waking up with a lot more sunshine. temperatures are already rebounding. we only have a localized sea breeze. and that means away from the coast, it is going to be heating up. i will have a look at what you can expect for your area coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. we are keeping a close eye on hurricane harvey right now. the storm is moving across texas this morning after making land fall as the strongest hurricane to hit the united states in more than a decade. and now, the storm made land fall last night, it was a powerful category four, winds are at 130 miles an hour. and this morning, it was downgraded to a category one storm. and the storm has already damaged homes and buildings and caused some roofs to collapse. the governor of texas is warning people, that the storm could bring devastating flooding this weekend. now, before the storm hit, bus loads of people living at the coast were evacuated to
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shelters. >> my house is like three miles from the water. so once the iowas going to hit, they said it was going to be a 14-foot wall of water that is going to come in and we just couldn't risk it. >> members of the texas national guard are headed to the areas most affected by the hurricane. and nasa is giving us a rare look at what hurricane harvey looks like from space. these are from cameras at the international space station. you actually can see the eye of the hurricane. in all of that swirl and storm clouds. it shows what the storm looked like as it was strengthening into that powerful category four. and if you plan to fly to texas, over the next couple of days, you should be ready for delays, and perhaps cancellations as well. american, united and southwest airlines have canceled all flights in and out of corpus christi airport, through the weekend. and as of this morning, 700 flights have already been canceled, at two other major airports, in houston, george
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bush airport, and the hobby airport there, and many airlines are offering to wave their usual fees, for changing your flight, because of that hurricane. all right, 9:16. on the clock. over to rosemary for a look at hurricane harvey, as well as our weather here, we certainly have stuff to watch in terms of temperatures. >> for us, it is going to be about the heat but in texas where har ji continues to make its way -- harvey continues to make its way inland is definitely drenching portions of texas and we talked about this a little while ago. winds 75 miles an hour near the eye wall and at their strongest and you can see the rain, and the thunderstorms, well inland, over areas like houston, and austin, and up to about 100 miles inland, we can expect some flooding. anywhere from 18 to 24 inches of rain still a possibility with harvey. and even though it is weakening, it is still causing a lot of trouble over portions of texas, and the movement, north at 2 miles an hour. and it is nearly stalled out, in the same spot, which equals additional trouble for the
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folks, in areas over houston, and in fact, for most of the morning, we have watched as the thunderstorms just continue right about that path. so it is moving inland. it is weakening. but wow, it is moving really slow. that red box there indicating the thunderstorms and the possibility of tornadoes there. we will continue to track it. here is a look at some of the winds gusting to 32 miles an hour in and around corpus christi. and brownsville, 26 miles an hour. or so. and houston, reporting wind gusts to 29 miles an hour. and as it moves inland, it will continue to deteriorate. expect it to be a tropical storm tomorrow. but it might move back into the gulf. and it might pick up some steam. and go back into texas later in the week. so we will be tracking it between now and then. for us, as the anchors mentioned, it is heating up. yesterday, we warmed by several degrees, and today, we are going to go to 100 degrees, even above for our hotter locations inland. and around the bay, upper 70s to upper 80s and at the coast, it is going to be gorgeous. upper 60s to upper 70s, expected for you there. 55 half moon bay. low 60s in san francisco.
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and upper 60s in livermore. and low 70s in fairfield. so our inland areas already feeling warm. 93 for sonoma. for the afternoon today. and 93 for novato. and closer to the water, gorgeous. and 73 in stinson beach. and 74 expected for areas around sausalito. and the east bay, 78 for almeda today. and 101 in walnut creek. and 102 in antioch. and south bay, 90 degrees for you. and san jose, cupertino, you will go to 91. and along the peninsula, 84 in woodside. and 72 san francisco. and low 70s, pacifica, half moon bay, and daly city. and extended forecast here, notice we continue to see the heat-up, the back end of our weekend and into monday, not much better with heat advisories for our hills as well as our valley locations, expected. and today is a spare the air day. if you are just joining us, and we haven't heard that just yet, we will continue with this pattern for a few days. we don't really cool off until midweek wednesday. >> i'm thinks pacifica is a good place. >> i'm thinking a good spot. >> maybe santa cruz.
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>> always. >> thanks, rosemary. well, privacy and safety concerns over a popular music app. up next, we will show you what parents need to know about what might be on your child's phone. phone.
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bay area law enforcement agencies are warning parens about a popular smartphone app called musically. it allows users to create music videos and share with their friends. followers or even strangers. but some people are using it to prey on children. silicon valley internet crimes against children has been monitoring criminal activity on that app for two years. and illinois father took to facebook to share the story of his 7-year-old daughter being asked for nude photos. sergeant brian spears says cases like this are also popping up in the bay area. >> a parent was concerned after finding her 10-year-old daughter featured on one of the music videos without a shirt on. it is an absolute nightmare. because this is happening in your home.
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where you feel your child is secure. and something that you think is so innocent truly is not. >> police say you can help protect your kids by knowing what they download and if you do have that music app, you can set it to the account, to private, so only approved friends can see and comment on videos. >> from musically, the friendship apps and others trending among young people, we go to rosemary with social media activity and monitoring your kids. a tough battle. >> very scary. so many parents are dealing, with including you claudine and including me and definitely a challenge. joining me via skype to shed some lipe, is the senior parenting editor at common sense media. good morning, caroline. thanks for joining us. i'm going to ask you a question because you definitely can hear me. i cannot hear you at the moment, so i don't know, maybe our show director can fix it. there we go. now we're on. let's start with friendship app. please explain the purpose of
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these. >> okay, so friendship app, they are like tinder, for kids. >> great. >> exactly. >> that says it all right there. >> and so really, what these apps allow kids to do is find other people close to them, like in their location, in their neighborhood, and basically, you know, swipe left and swipe right on people you want to, you know, not talk to, or talk to. and this is really important for parents to know. if your kids are using these friending apps that are supposedly okay for kids, and they're pretty risky, and one of the biggest risks is that kids might be tempted to meet these people that they talk to on the friending app, in person. >> yes. >> so you definitely giving them an outlook. >> to basically become friends with strangers. that is definitely not a good idea in my opinion, if you have little ones and young ones. >> all right. let's talk about the other app, they are called, the apps, they are called anonymous apps. and this already kind of sends
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red flags to me. it can basically vote or talk about people, or without them knowing it. or without being the person known who is reporting it. go ahead. >> yes. so anonymous apps became popular a few years ago, and because they were so right for scythe cyber bullying -- so right for cyber bullying and people can give anonymous gossip, and talk about you behind your back. and there is a new one on the market right now which is srehaha which basically means feedback. and what this is, what this app allows kids to do is to get basically anonymous, you know, feedback from people, about like what they're like, who they are, and all that kind of stuff, and basically, it really enables kids to speak about people without being known. and that is a real risk for kids who have a hard time with
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executive functioning skills like the ability to think through the consequences of their actions. and this is the kind of thing that is really a great way to cyber bully other kids. because they don't know who you are. and because it is so painful when people give this anonymous feedback about you. >> absolutely. >> so it is called srehaha, and these apps can be used privacy setting and digital citizenship skills, and good digital citizenship skills and something we talk about, common sense, and using the internet safely and responsibly and if you don't, there are risks. >> and others are yellow, spot a friend, big or live. house party. monkey. if any of these apps are on your child's smartphone, or computer, definitely you want to check them out. >> yes. >> live streaming, group chats, those of course are obviously ones that can be dangerous. >> yes, so live streaming, it is basically the ability to broadcast yourself, live video,
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basically like what i am doing right now, through skype, but doing it live through the internet. and again, a real risk for kids. because they have a hard time thinking through the consequences of their actions. and because they're meeting people in a risky environment. because anyone could friend or follow them. and then also, kids might be tempted to do things for the camera that are more brazen than what they would do if the camera wasn't there. >> right. >> it often becomes a popularity contest. >> yes. >> contactually. >> caroline, we are running out of time. before we go, give us something good. give us something that you would recommend? >> so i love the trend of positive creativity apps and one of those apps allows kids to create their own stories, so these basically are like apps called hooked and tapped, that is a few of them, and they are fan fiction, that kids tap out
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on their phone. >> thank you so much, caroline. thanks for joining us this morning. >> thanks. >> there you have it. >> it is tough to raise kids. >> it utes be at home you figure they're -- it used to be at home, you figure they're safe but lord knows what is going on in their ream on the phone or the tablet and the advice used to be put the computer in the living room where you can monitor it but you can't now. and ipads and phones and apps. >> and is doesn't necessarily register that they could be in danger. >> it doesn't register. >> and we have some five social media musts from common sense. use privacy settings. those are very important. you have to go into each one and make sure that you set. it also, think before posting. that is something to tell kids. and teaching them how to use their social media properly. >> and parents should be a friend and a follower, so you know, keep an eye on the phone and their tablet. and talk to your children. you got to communicate. and keep private information private. that is kind of a no-brainer there. and be respectful of others as
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well. and probably the most important thing is what goes over the internet is forever. if you send a picture, or a video, of you doing something that might put you in a compromising position. don't do it. >> if they have an instagram account, you follow them. all right. >> yes. and time is 9:28. turn in your gun. get money in exchange. no questions asked. we will talk about the gun buyback happening today. in vallejo. in valle >> why police say it is the first time they have had it at the event. >> alamo scare park in san francisco is fenced off. we -- alamo square park in san francisco is fenced off. we will have the very latest for the planned news conference set for being p.m.
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it is going to be a beautiful day. in fact, in some parts it is already beautiful. a shite nice shot of mount diablo. it is going to get hot. especially in that neck of the woods. if you love whuns, you will love -- 100s, you will love saturday. >> i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm clue dean wong. >> it is one of the morning where the fog bank fooled us a lale. >> bring it back. but it is coming, isn't it? >> oh, yes, that marine layer is shrinking and the onshore breeze, it is a hard one to find this morning. temperatures already beginning to climb for our inland cities. here is a beautiful view there, into oakland, where we have blue skies, at 9:30 in the morning. we don't get to see this every day, right? it has been cloudy day after day after day. and along the coastline, where they have been socked in for
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weeks. finally going to get nice weather. but if you're inland, it is going to be a hot one. we have an excessive heat warning. a shade of pink indicating for our hills an it starts a little bit later today and we will go all the way into monday night. and north bay hills and east bay hills and the diablo range, and the santa cruz mountains. that, and a heat advisory, this starts tomorrow. and we will also go all the way until monday night. it is for the north bay. east bay, and south bay valley locations. and sonoma county, down all the way to the water. we go east. in the napa valley. and we go farther east, where inland east bay, we've got stretching all the way, from the bay, inland, towards antioch, past brentwood, and in towards the central valley, as we take a look at 680, 580 and stretches into the south bay as well. and starts right there at the cusp of sunnyvale and los gatos, and san jose and past gilroy. so all of our valley spots going to be heating up. and that advisory starts tomorrow. and giving you a view of the temperatures right now, upper 50s in santa rosa, and low 60s in san francisco, and 68 in
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livermore. and 72 in fairfield. and afternoon highs for today, under a spare the air day. so be kind to the environment. 72 san francisco. and upper 70s in oakland. and 88 for fremont. and 82 mountain view. and inland cities, above 100. 102 for antioch as well as concord and temperatures will continue to climb, as we get into the back end of the week. i will have a look at the extended forecast coming up. >> sounds good, thanks, rosemary. we are hearing from the organizers of the scheduled patriot prayer rally in san francisco. >> a short time ago, joey gibson, the founder of patriot prayer posted this message on his facebook account of the patriot prayer group as well, so they closed down alamo center park. i apologize for everyone that spent money and plane tickets to come down there. stay tuned. and that post, in a response to the city's move this morning to fence up alamo square park. >> christian captain has been there all morning long covering the new developments. let's go back to him over in san francisco with an update.
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christian, good morning. >> reporter: yes, good morning, frank. good morning, claudine. a great deal of activity here at alamo square park. as you take a look, you might be able to see some police officers here. this, the only way in and out of the park, at this point. we do see some visitors here to the park, and earlier they had been escorting people out and now you can see some free flow of people. the latest that we're hearing from somebody from sf rec and parks is they're planning on closing the park down at 10:00 a.m. we are still working to get that confirmed, giselle and ann, joining us from the san francisco police and talk about how you're maneuvering through all of this and the latest we have heard is that the patriot prayer group will not hold the press conference at 2:00 p.m. what are you doing to prepare for the possibility that they could be either here or some place else in the. >> i we do have officers in the area. and we have the park rangers here at alamo square, too. we are working with them. our number one priority right now is public safety. so we are aware of different things that may be popping up. and we still have things going
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on in the civic center. so at this time, would he have multiple contingency plans, and are prepared, should things arise suddenly, and we will have officers in different areas of the city, like we said, we still have officers here, and there are still officers down near crissy field, to monitor anything that may arise or pop up there. >> and you said things are fluid. if patriot prayer should have their news conference elsewhere in the city, are you prepared to mobilize and try trying to recreate a similar structure and closing it off like you did here in alamo park. >> we have multiple officers yes, and we are monitoring the situation and if anything pops up here or in a different area, we will be acting and making sure that the public remains safe. >> and have you some level of communication as i understand, with some of the various protest groups, because there are some other scheduled counter-protests, throughout the city, one delores park, and we had heard, civic center, and then in the castro. you're in communication with all of those groups as well? >> some of the rally groups,
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yes we are in communication with and they will let us know what is happening and other ones, we are monitoring, and we have, like i said, officers staged in different areas and any information that we get, we are monitoring and will just be going and having it very fluid situation. >> okay. giselle, from the san francisco police department, thanks for joining us this morning. >> thank you. >> and as you heard, san francisco police department in a ready position, is the best way to explain. it they say that they are very fluid and prepared to mobilize throughout the city as needed. still no definitive plans, and san francisco police have told me earlier that they are not saying that the park is going to be closed down at 10:00. so i am going to go ahead and stress that i heard that from a san francisco rec and park employee, that they were going to be closing down access to alamo square park at 10:00 a.m. but as you can see, at this time, you might be able to still see, that it was empty, at around 8:00. and now we are seeing visitors come and go, from the park. and we will have to wait until 10:00 to see if that is still the case. at that time. back to you, frank and
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claudine. >> christian, i'm wondering, are san francisco police getting notification from that patriot prayer group officially, that they are not coming? or are they operating kind of like we are and watching social media accounts and seeing how that is transpiring? >> reporter: so i spoke with officer lannen just a couple of minutes ago, and i want to confirm, giselle, i just want to confirm, that you said were you aware that patriot prayer was not going to be here. is that direct communication or picking that up from social media or some combination of both? >> i can't exactly tell you how we're getting our information, but we are monitoring them, and if they decide for sure that they are not coming, and they pop up elsewhere, we will be ready for that. if we do show up, we have officers here to be ready. >> thank you so much. so there you have it. they don't want to reveal too much about what exactly how they're getting their information, but they again, sfpd stresses they are monitoring the situation and they're flexible and ready to go where they're needed throughout the. >> i it looks like they have a hold on the situation right now. all right, christian, thank you
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for that report. live for nus san francisco. it is 9:37. local officials fear the scheduled protests will get out of hand today, and possibly turn into another charlottesville. it was exactly two weeks ago, when confrontations between white nationalist groups and counter-protesters turned deadly. investigators say a suspected white supremacist deliberately drove into a crowd of people and killed one woman, injuring about 19 other people. white nationalists groups, first went to charlottesville, all to demonstrate against the removal of a statue depicting confederate general robert e. lee. dozens of people gathered in san francisco's chinatown last night to remember what happened in virginia. and the event was called light up the night. from charlottesville, to chinatown. organizers of the vigil say they wanted to send a loud message that asian-americans reject the hatred and fear created by white supremacist groups. >> we want to protect freedom of speech and expression.
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however, a line gets stepped over when people are coming into our city to insite violence. to insight a physical reaction. >> and they wanted to pay tribute to the victims in the charlottesville attack and stand in solidarity with people seeking social justice. this morning, we are learning that north core has conducted another missile test, several short range projectiles launched and went around150 miles before they dropped into the ocean. none posed a threat to the u.s. territory of guam which north korea previously threaten toed attack. north korea back in july, successfully launched a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts said could reach the u.s. once perfected. white house right now is monitoring that situation. the white house is dealing with a departure of another top aide. counter-terrorism advisor sebastian gorka says he resigned late yesterday. a trump administration official put it differently saying only that gorka, quote, no longer
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works at the white house. gorka was a controversial figure. he was accused of having ties to far right extremist groups. he reportedly wrote in his resignation letter that he can best support the president from outside of the white house. and said he felt his political rivals were quote ascend ant within the white house. and president trump has pardoned sheriff joe arpaio of arizona for his conviction of a contempt of court charge. arpaio was the long-time sheriff in the phoenix area. in a lawsuit, he was accused of racially profiling latinos, and a federal judge ordered him to stop detentions, but he refused. on monday, a judge ruled that he violated that court order. the president said the 85-year- old was a quote worthy candidate for a pardon. >> what is great, i love that -- well, it is great, i love that president, he supports law enforcement, and i am very humbled. if you recall, two years ago, i
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supported him, and i said publicly recently, pardon or no pardon, i will be with him to the end. >> arpaio did face a possible year in jail. the mayor of phoenix called the pardon a slap in the face to the latino community. and those people whose civil rights were violated. time now is 9:41. oakland firefighters spent much of their night working to contain a fire burning up in the oakland hills. late last night, the two alarm blaze, breaking out near grisly peak boulevard and marlboro terrace. that's right near the cald cut tunnel. there are homes in the area. but they don't appear to be threatened at this hour. at last check, fire crews were still working to keep that fire contained this morning. happening today, a memorial service will be held for an off- duty oakland firefighter who was shot and killed while in san jose. 30-year-old walter, with fellow recruits when he and a second offduty firefighter were shot in an unprovoked attack. a second firefighter survived the shooting and a suspect was arrest and facing charges.
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walter had just graduated from the oakland fire academy back in april. the memorial service being held at 11:00 this morning. it will be held at the scottish rite center in oakland. there will be a procession from the chapel of the chimes on piedmont avenue to the scottish rite center, about 10:30 later this morning. happening today, the vallejo police hosting a gun buyback event. we want to show you some video from the last gun buyback four years ago. guns brought to today's event can be traded in for visa prepaid cards or gift cards no questions asked. up to a 100 bucks will be given for rifles shotguns and handguns and $200 for assault weapons. police say buybacks have helped make streets safer but they say until today, limited resources have prevented them from holding one. >> what we're trying to target is those individuals that have guns in their households that are kept in the dresser drawer, or in an unlocked position, and these are people that want to surrender these guns and get them out of their households.
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>> the foundations helped raise the money for today's event. it is only open to solano county residents. it started about 45 minutes ago. and it will go until 3:00. it is being held at the solano county fairgrounds. up next, a plan to build 2,000 homes on san francisco's water front, it wins approval. up next, you will hear what neighbors think of that new project. stay right there. here.
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♪sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. >> it is kind of nice to walk into a room and everybody says hey, frank, how are you doing? a live look over the oakland estuary. and towards san francisco.
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hopefully you are doing just fine on this saturday morning. temperatures are already beginning to warm up. we have a big heat-up coming our way. for the next few days. even advisories to talk about. i will have a look at what you can expect for your neighborhood coming up. >> not a bad day to sit inside and watch some "cheers." 9:46. on the clock. the city of almeda, looking to provide more free public wi-fi. the almeda journal reporting that the mayor placed the idea on the city council agenda for september 5. she wants the council to work with schools, the public library, and local businesses, to help make public wi-fi available. a major development project along san francisco's water front has cleared a critical hurdle. ktvu tells us, that the city planning commission has approved project at pier 70 but the neighbors have some concerns. >> pier 70, where thousands of people once built ships during world war ii, sits mostly abandoned now. but if all goes according to plan, this will one day transform into this. the san francisco planning
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commission approved the plan to build between 1 and 2,000 housing rentals, plus retail and office space, and a park. artists who currently have studios at pier 70 will get new work spaces. >> they will give us the equivalent kind of space at the same rate of rent that we are currently paying. which is an amazing thing for us. >> neighbors in the ever- growing dog patch neighborhood are generally supportive of the proposed development. but they have concerns. pier 70 would become another major construction project in the area. along with the new arena for the golden state warriors. >> i am concerned that maybe some of the traffic element, and public transportation and infrastructure has not been adequately addressed. we've got, you know, with a lot more people coming in, we already have a lot of traffic, with. it csf just north of here. and we have a lot of traffic. >> there are so many condos being built up right now, and i don't know if we have enough
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parking for that. >> but the owner of marcella's restaurant says bring it on. >> i think it is a good thing. you know, it is development. it is no good the way it is now. >> the project calls for about a third of the housing to be affordable and some even below market. the developer, for the city, says the project could take up to 11 years to complete. >> the project still has to win approval from the port commission and the board of supervisors. construction could begin by early next year. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu fox 2 news. well, air quality officials have issued a spare the air alert for today. officials say the combination of heat, light winds and car exhaust can combine and create that smog. the air can be harmful to breathe. especially for young children. and seniors. so today, stay inside. keep your outside activities to a minimum. and you can help reduce pollution by car-pooling, and taking public transportation. and don't use that lawn mower
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today. >> go see a movie. >> not a bad idea. >> good idea. and all eyes on hurricane harvey in texas right now. the storm moving across the state this morning after making land fall. as one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the united states in more than a decade. the storm made land fall last night as a powerful category four hurricane. with winds at 130 miles an hour sustained. and this morning, it was downgraded to a category one storm and the governor of texas saying that the storm could and likely will bring devastating flood waters this weekend. the president has already issued a disaster declaration, for texas, to help them get federal aid quickly. and the white house says that president trump could visit texas, as early as tuesday. and i guess that the tough thing is, it is on land, but rumor has it, it might go back over water, and kind of double- dip and come back. >> and when it sits -- >> it is like a washing machine. >> yes. >> it is terrible. and rosemary, how is it looking from what you're watching? >> it is weakening. but there is still an isolated
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thunderstorm, tornadoes a possibility and it is moving really, really slow. that is the fear. >> that is the fear, that it would stall out and it has for the most part. moving north at like 2 miles an hour. so the folks who are getting hammered are really getting hammered. it will be like this for the next 24 hours. it looks like it barely moved. i was just measuring the distance. at least the impact distance there. and you can see, almost 339 miles or so from the coast to inland is where we're seeing the impact. the isolated thunderstorms. and the possibility of attorneys. and the farther out you go, of course, the reach is not as bad. but again, category one right now, 50 miles an hour. and then as we get into sunday, it will continue to weaken. expect it to turn into a tropical storm. but wow, it is moving really, really slow. and as the anchors mentioned, some of the models want to take it back out into the gulf and then back into texas, later in the week. and here at home, we are heating it up. we have advisories in place for our hills today. and by tomorrow, our valley
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locations. northeast and south bay valley locations. and today, it is a spare the air day as i talked about a moment ago and here is a look at what we can expect numbers- wise. inland, anywhere from 90 degrees. to 103, for some of our hotter spots around the bay. upper 70s to upper 80s. and you get to the coast, and wow, it is going to be a nice one. and partly cloudy skies, and mostly clear skies for some. and 70s, upper 60s to upper 70s, expected for today. and here is a look at the fog, still covering the coast. and beginning to thin out, though. and santa cruz beginning to back off the coastline for you there. just inside the bay, a little bit of haze there, and the winds are very, very light. and will remain light, as we get into the next few days, which means only the coast is going to get that sea breeze in the afternoon. and 57 half moon bay. and 64 right now in san francisco. and as we go inland, it is warm. and 72 in fairfield. and 68 in livermore. and afternoon highs for today. along the coast, 73 stinson beach and you go inland, and 93 in sonoma. and 94 santa rosa.
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and the hot spot, in lake county, clear lake going to 100. and upper 70s for almeda and 90 for castro valley and 90 for san jose. and cupertino, 91. 72 for the city of san francisco. and the extended forecast. even hotter for tomorrow. we don't get worse, but we don't get much better on monday. probably tuesday and wednesday, cooling coming our way. >> and i am working a double, so how about that? >> i win getting out there to the coast. >> yes. >> thanks, rosemary. the stanford cardinals football team kicking off the football season half a world away. >> coming up, more on the team's unique trip to the land down under and a preview of the matchup tonight against the rice owls. stay right there.
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well, happening today, stanford's football team opens its football season a long way from home, playing tonight from sidney, australia. look at that view. not bad, huh? the team has been in the land down under since monday and enjoyed the food there, and enjoyed sidney. they went to sidney harbor and saw local wildlife. >> i am like you, i keep turning around. it is scary, and this is something that i have wanted to see my entire life. >> the animal, the koalas and kangaroos. >> and the platypus, i haven't seen that too much. >> but the koalas and
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kangaroos, and then the platypus splashing around. >> the kickoff is at 7:00 tonight. from sidney. against the rice owls. and going to be sun morning local time when the game gets under way. we will have a complete breakdown on the 10:00 news tonight. ktvu scott reese got the tough assignment. the very difficult one, of traveling with that team. he was so bummed out. [ laughter ] and more of him on this trip. >> he might be doing a little play by play for that game tonight. and tonight in las vegas, it is a long-awaited and much- hyped fistfight between floyd mayweather and connor mcgregor, mixed martial arts champ. >> who by the way is a little nuts. should be interesting tonight. the two men took part in the traditional weigh-in yesterday before the fight. and mcgregor tipping the scales at 153 pounds and mayweather, 149 1/2 pounds. and the two men known for their athleticism, and their big mouths, they could not resist talking a little smack one last
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time. mcgregor is guaranteed to make $30 million no matter what and mayweather a heavy favorite, $100 million. but each fighter will make a lot more depending on the pay per view sales. which is $99.99. and san jose state is in action. the home opener is against the south florida bulls. kicking off at 4:30 from spartan stadium in san jose. a tough matchup for the spartans. usf is ranked 19th in the country. >> you got to wait for cal. cal has another week. so stanford and san jose, and cal plays at north carolina next week. >> and the a's play today. >> the a's are home. >> playing the rangers today. >> yes. >> it is going to be a warm one out there in the stands. so bring along the sun block and the water. and of course, the ball cap. giving you a view here of your extended forecast. the temperatures are going to be warming around the bay. upper 70s to upper 80s. inland cities, going to be
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baking. we are talking 100 degrees plus weather. today, tomorrow, monday. and maybe tuesday, getting a little better. >> wow. >> but while the coast is going to be clear. >> and what a change when you think about what is going on in texas. >> yes. >> we can't complain. >> take it easy. >> thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news going on. we have the events of the protests and counter-protests and constant changes. keep up to date on ktvu.com. and on social media. thanks for joining us.
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