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december 28th i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. it's chilly. rosemary in for steve, you have the forecast. >> yes and the added wind doesn't make it any better: the winds are calming down slowly as we get through the second part of the morning and into the early afternoon. the winds will continue to die down outside now though, quite a breeze in many spots. the wind advisory has been allowed to expire. there's a beautiful view there as we say good morning to the final friday of 2018. let's check in on winds blowing. middle peak reporting 37 miles per hour gusts at this moment.
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46 in livermore and oakland. high pressure strengthen into the bay area weekend. the pacific northwest has action going on. remaining high and dry. temperatures in the upper 50s for today. san francisco and san mateo going to 59. 56 expect nd livermore.
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0. >> a lot of new photos have been released but we still don't know his name. they have seen rumors on social media circulating a name and burth day. they can't confirm that just yet. when they do have confirmation they will put it out there. as for the photos you can take a look at what authorities have put out since yesterday. these are new pictures of who is suspectd to have killed corporal singh. even though the gunmen hasn't been identified police say they know who he is. there's multiple agencies on the hunt for this man who shot and killed the corporal during a dui traffic stop.
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0. >> officer singh hims an immigrant, emigrated here laulfully and legally his dream to be a police officer and he sacrificed his life protecting his community. his killer on the other hand isn't supposed to be in the country. >> president trump tweeted about the situation saying, "there's right now a full scale manhunt going on in california for an illegal immigrant accused of shooting and killing a police officer during a traffic stop. time to get tough on border security, build the wall." there's been a tip line established for the case so if you have any information on the whereabouts of the suspect, police want you to call their tip line at 209-525-7202. they also say he's armed and dangerous so if you do see him, call 911.
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in new man this morning, sara zendanom, ktvu news. a search is ongoing for an inmate who escaped from san quentin prison. a video was released by san rafael police. they believe the car jacker walked away from a work crew wednesday night and he's still on the loose this morning. prison officials didn't know he was gone until an inmate head count was taken three and a half hours later. >> something very concerning, it's very uncommon that san rafael has a car jacking so if it's not related to the prison, it's something that we obviously are going to take extremely seriously. >> last year los angeles men doe sa stole a car by pointing a knife at the driver and he led police on a wild six mile chase before he was arrested. he's been in the state prison system for a year and was transferred to san quentin in
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april and assigned to a job outside of the secure perimeter of san quentin prison. now to san jose where the family of a woman shot and killed by san jose police is demanding an independent federal investigation into her death. the 24-year old was shot and killed christmas day by police officers. investigators say vas kwez led them on a high speed chase that ended when she crashed and police tried to ram her car into a police car. that's when four police officers opened fire. the police chief says the officers were chasing the wrong car but he is standing by the actions of his officers. >> had the deceased not been driving a stolen vehicle and had not led police on a dangerous high speed chase, crashed the vehicle and did not attempt to get away ramming officers and endangering their life that this shooting and tragedy would not have occurred.
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>> the family is questioning the officer ace use of force. last night they held a kabd l light vigil demanding justice. >> she should be here celebrating the holidays with her family. and now she's not. >> law enforcement has to be mindful of that when they make mistakes they're mistakes can be lethal. >> the family also wants the police to release body camera video of the shooting that often happens after the district attorney's investigation is complete. the four officers involved are now on leave. our time is 7:06. marin county is waiting a while before they open a cold weather shelter for the homeless. they plan to provide emergency shelter for 80 homeless people on really cold nights. the county will wait until temperatures drop and its consistently cold outside before they open the shelter. when the shelter does open, it will be at the marin county health and wellness campus on
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concerner boulevard in san rafael. >> new this morning, two major additions to the tesla board. the electric company adding walgreens chief human resource officer kathleen wilson thompson to its board as part of a settlement over elon musk's tweets earlier in the year saying he was considering taken the company private. the two new directors were selected because of their strong belief in tesla's mission of moving the world to sustainable energy. they purchased three mill yob shares earlier in the year. happening today, mothers against drunk driving and some bay area police chiefs will announce a big expansion of a dui prevention program beginning and expanding statewide. it will require repeat dui defenders and first timers involved in an injury crash to install an ignition interlock
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device in their car. it measures blood alcohol concentration after you blow into it. it provents the car from starting if the driver is not sober. the coast guard is working even though they won't be getting paid. the department of homeland security is a federal agency affected by the shut down. other military branches are not effected because they're under the defense department. 42,000 members remain on duty during the shut down that began last saturday.
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the stand off in washington will last into the new year. no votes scheduled and either the house or the senate borrowing a surprise resolution, the second longest shut down of the decade when congress reckon convenes next week and democrats take control of the house. >> i would say that the needle has moved towards a very long shut down. >> president trump and democrats continue to clash over funding for the border wall. a spokesmen for nancy pelosi says democrats have offered republicans three options to reopen the government including funding for strong border security but not the president's immoral ineffective and expensive wall. a shut down over president obama healthcare law lasted 16 days. a lot of us are enjoying and taking advantage of the nice bay area weather and the break for the holidays by doing sightseeing but because of the partial government shut down,
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many parks have been closed and road blocks set up and that's led to bad traffic jams in the golden gate national recreation area. one group visiting from georgia says they have never seen traffic so bad and parking so hard to find. >> it was just like so crowded. it's just awful. >> the parking is hectic. we park further and walking down to get closer to the bridge but the parking is like, you can't park. it's impossible. >> that family told us they thought it would be crowded in some of the most popular tourist attractions like the golden gate bridge but it was worse than they expected. their first visit by the way to san francisco. 7:10 you're fighting off several attackers at a new york subway. why an nypd officer was being recommend fiezed after this video went viral. a new year, a new pay increase for millions. how much the minimum wage is
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going up, when we come back. a cold brisk start to your bay area friday, a look at the current conditions and what you can expect into the weekend and the final days of 2018, coming up.
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january 1st marks one year since california allowed the use of recreational marijuana and there's still no plan to develop a state run public bank for the cannabis industry in california. experts say the industry is in crisis without a banking system to handle the millions of dollars of cash being exchanged. an independent consul contestant reported findings about the possibility of setting up a cannabis bank. they concluded a state run bank system would lead to insurmountable risks.
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industry experts called that disappointing. >> right now there are millions of dollars moving around the state in cash. it's a magnet for violent crime and reduce thanksgiving ability of the state to audit the businesses and collect taxes and it's creating a lot of personal hardship for the business owners themselves and cannabis consumers. >> the state attorney general's office conducted its own study on the public bank concept and said a state run institution for the cannabis industry would violate federal criminal statues. 2019 set to by to be a change for law enforcement in california at aliana gomez reports, police shootings have inspired a pair of bill that is welcome state law. >> governor jerry brown signed two bills senate bill 1421 written by state senator nancy skinner of berkley and takes effect january 1st. it allows public access to internal investigations of police shootings and other use
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of force cases as well as records involving sexual assault by an officer. the second measure assembly bill 748 opportunity take effect until july requiring bermuda camera footage of police shootings and use of force cases to be released within 45 days unless it inteer fears with the investigation. it was introduced baby phil ting of san francisco. >> we believe in providing greater transparency will help build back the relationship and also in particular help build that trust. i think that is really what these two bills are about. >> the new legislation comes after several highly publicized use of force cases including the shooting death of steven clark by sacramento police. back in march the 22-year old was suspected of breaking into cars and in the backyard of his grandmother's home when two officers mistook his cell phone for a gun. they opened fire shooting clark
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several times and his death sparked protests nationwide. time now is 7:16. millions of callens getting a pay raise in the next year. the minimum wage is going up to 12 dollars an hour and increases to 11 dollars an hour for small businesses. salaries continuing to go up one dollar a year until they hit 15 dollar an hour. many bay area cities have higher minimum wages than the state requires. get ready to see changes at restaurants in the new year starting next tuesday. y'all have to ask for a straw when you eat at full service restaurants. restaurants could be fined up to 300 dollars a year if they don't comply. also restaurants will only offer milk or water as the default drink with a kid meal starting january 1st. children can be served soda or juice if you ask for it. restaurant menus and other ads
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can only feature milk or water. quickly, sal is enjoying the morning off, not much in the way of commute traffic. rosemary is in for steve and there's wind and cold temperatures. >> yeah, temperatures falling off in the overnight hours but because of the wind not as cold as yesterday morning. because of the wind we have to consider the wind chill factor giving you a view here from san francisco across the bay where the sun is on its way and we're looking at mostly sunny conditions for today. the winds will continue to drop off as we get into the second part of the morning and early afternoon and the national weather service allowed for the wind advisory in our hills to expire. you can see middle peak still gusting at 37 miles per hour and areas over atlas peak gusting to 19 miles per hour. you don't have to be in the hills to feel the wind. here's a look at livermore gusting to 25. hayward sustained at 7. getting a little bit closer to the coastline, # 2 sustained and half moon bay gusting to 26.
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so the temperatures this morning again in the 40s even a few low 50s out there and temperatures are up in many spots up by 11 degrees in napa and up by six in concord and five in livermore. with the wind chill factor it's feeling cooler. 46 in oakland and livermore. 46 in san jose. if you have wind outside your door, probably feeling closer to 40 degrees this morning. mean bhiel santa rosa bottomed out at 36. a chilly start, a brisk start as we get into the afternoon mostly sunny, upper 50s and low 60s in the forecast. we have high pressure building in, not seeing any rain moving through the pacific northwest. we do have one system that will kind of wash out over northern california as we get into sunday and that's really about it. here's a loob at the afternoon highs for today. 58 degrees for you san francisco, 60 in oakland and into the south bay, upper 50s expected in san jose. if you're going to tahoe, dry and chilly. here's a look at the extended
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forecast here, our final weekend of 2018. mostly sunny skies on saturday, mix of sun and clouds on sunday. tomorrow morning without the wind temperatures are falling off more so very cold start but afternoon highs not changing a whole lot. upper 50s remaining in the forecast for tomorrow and sunday into new year's eve. if he is tiveties will go on with dry conditions and mostly clear conditions and dry on new year's day. thank you. 7:19 now. a spike in whooping cough infections. the bay area county seeing more increases. take a look at new york's skyline glowing blue. the rumors online about the blue light and what police had to say. first, heart stopping video taken by a dash cam, a very close call caught ob camera in illinois. take a look at the left side of your screen. a train comes seemingly out of nowhere in front of a police officer outside of chicago. the officer makes a very sharp left turn just before a train crosses the path. the car in front of the officer
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just barely makes it through. why investigators say that gates and warning lights failed to activate at this crossing but of an electrical short. thank goodness the officer was awake and alert. we'll be right back. ♪
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some of the calls that we need to transfer to different communication centers we have ability to hail them opt radio so we used radio communications if we can't transfer a 911 call. >> in the seattle area people are being advised to text 911 if they can't get through by phone or call the ten digit police or fire department number ofrjts attorneys for the convicted boston marathon bomber look to go get his conviction overturned. his attorneys say there's no way for a fair trial because the jury pool knew about the case. they are trying to get his death sentence thrown out. three people killed and 260
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others hurt in the 2013 bombing. the brother was killed in a shoot out with police. a new york city police officer is being praised for showing restraint during a confrontation with a group of homeless men and individual yes of the incident has gone viral. it's a scuffle that broke out sunday night at a manhattan subway station after a woman told officers that the men were bothering her. the officers single handedly fought off all five men with his feet and a baton. i was caught on video and shared on social media. it's been viewed hundreds of thousands of times. city officials presented alee a certificate and thanked him for showing restraint and discipline. the five men were arrested and released. musician chris brown is facing criminal charges for having a pet monkey. the 29 year old sparked controversy when he showed off photos of a baby monkey last year. he posted the photo of his three year old playing with the
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monkey. now he's facing two misdemeanor charges for having the pet illegally. they say this mysterious light glowing over hasn't was caused by a trans former explosion. people posted video on social media of the fire and light that lit up the sky. the trans formers blew at a power plant in queens. the mayor's office issued a statement saying it was an electrical surge and not aliens. crews are getting ready for the big new year's eve celebration. . >> we all come together on new
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year's eve as we countdown in unison and celebration of hope for the future. >> more than a billion people around the world will watch the celebration on television. speaking of television, you can watch the ball drop. steve harvey is hosting the new year's eve special on monday night and steve is back at 11:00 to ring in 2019. musical performances include those by robin thick and jason aldean. joining me on the nine this morning, we're talking live with the cohost about what to expect on the big night. time is 7:37 creating more affordable homes in the bay area, the company looking at prefab homes to help with the housing crunch. the manhunt continues for a san quentin prison inmate who escaped. police believe he ditched his prison jump suit and stole a car.
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outside our doors this morning, a blustery start with winds blowing across the bay area. checking on current conditions and lain up the rest of your weekend, coming up.
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take a look there. inching along the wall, a live look at twirls and spins and jumps. a live look at new york city, bright park ice skating rink. the only free ice skating rink in new york. temperatures will are cold as you would expect. we're chillier here in the bay
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area. 50s in the new york city. in the 40s not long ago in parts of the bay. >> that's me on the left. about to fall. >> there you go. a great morning and we're thankful you're with us friday december 28th. >> i've never ice skated without holding on. i don't know what it's like to be in the middle. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. mary has our forecast. >> i would probably be on my tush more than my skates. i probably skate once a year. outside the doors this morning definitely a chilly one. temperatures are up just a bit in most areas because we have winds stirring things around. that wind is also creating a wind chill factor because in the 40s, you can definitely feel that breeze cutting through you in some areas. checking in on winds fwh a moment.
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high pressure over the pacific strengthening into the bay. we are remaining dry. activity you can see moving through the pacific northwest staying pretty much over the pacific northwest, a little bit slides into northern california on sunday morning but doesn't reach the bay area. we could see an inkraes in cloud cover and that's really about it. as far as the winds out there, still gusting on our heels 25 miles per hour. around the bay area we're seeing it as well. napa reporting 55 miles per hour. oakland reporting 8. near half moon bay gusting above 25. livermore reporting strong gusts about 25 as well as areas over fairfield and so even though the temperatures are up because of the wind, you could feel that breeze out there. 46 in oakland and 50 in san francisco. the readings show a lot of 40s and a few low 50s. feels chillier to start your day.
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58 expected for san jose. we're looking at relatively quiet patterns to end 2018. a look at the extended forecast coming up. time is 7:32. a manhunt going on now for an inmate who escaped wednesday night. police released video showing what police believed is that escaped inmate car jacking a woman at a home depot. lee martinez outside of san quentin now, give us the latest, good morning. >> good morning, yes police believe that the car jacking suspect could very well be the escaped prison inmate based on the description of what we he was wearing and they blooeed he ditched his prison jump suit. san rafael released the surveillance video last night. police were calld to the home depot at 9:17 p.m. wednesday.
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the victim was approached by a hispanic man wearing a white t- shirt and khaki pants. the victim says he similar you hated what looked like a weapon underneath his clothes, demanded her keys and threatened to kill her. it's difficult to see in the video but police believe the car jacker escaped from san quentin the same night. 0. >> we have learned they found the jump suit so it's unknown what he was wearing underneath the jump suit. >> the 21-year old walked away from a work crew at san quentin prison and last seen before 6:00 p.m. wednesday. no one at the prison realized he was missing until a head count conducted three and a half hours later. the suspect is described as five feet, six inches tall and 170 pounds, similar to men doe sa and the vehiclen was a silver toyota rav 4. four.
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police say it's unknown if he's that car jacking suspect. they do believe it could possibly be him. so they are still conducting the manhunt for men doe sa at this time. . new information to bring you on the search for a gunmen who killed a police officer during a traffic stop in the central valley city of new man. the stanislaus supervisor department released a photo of the suspected killer. the sheriff's department says it's main focus is to find the
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man who killed the police corporal singh. >> we don't need to politicize the death of officer singh, he emigrated here laulfully and lel lie his dream to be a police officer and he sacrificed his life protecting his community. his killer on the other hand isn't supposed to be in the country. >> the stanislaus sheriff department carried out a search warrant yesterday afternoon. they say the suspected killer was not there. the new man police chief held a press conference and got emotional. >> you have to understand this was not supposed to happen here. i've been to too many funerals and i never thought i would have to do this. i don't want to be here today.
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i would give anything not to. >> there will be a community vigil honoring the corporal at 6:00 tonight. what we now the canine partner sam with him when he was killed will now be retired. . >> sam is already back home with the singh family where sam mrongs. sam will be retired and she probably does have more time that she could work the streets but i will not take another member of the family from them. that was a member of their family. >> this photo of corporal singh with his family and sam was taken christmas day just before he went to work for his final shift. there's a health warning this morning about the flu. stanislaus county reports a child died with the flu in the past two weeks. it's the first fatal case this season. the child was otherwise healthy before developing systems.
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the dominant flu strain is more of a threat to children but doctors are urnling everyone to get the flu vaccine. >> get the flu shot plain and simple. we can talk all day about the positives and negatives and you may feel some weakness. >> it's important to practice good hygiene to help stop the spread such as washing your hands and disinfecting surfaces that may have germs. time is 7:37 marin county seeing a rise in the number of cases of whooping cough. the county rofrted 241 cases so far this year. the highest number in eight years. most of those affected were high school students. doctors say most young people and adults will recover without complications but whooping cough can be deadly for babies. doctors are advicing pregnant women get the vaccine and keep older kids with whooping cough away from younger kids. cases of whooping cough are on the rise around the country.
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studies from the infection say unvaccinated children are contributing to the outbreak. the cdc recommends may byes get several shots beginning at two months old. they also recommend adults get a boser shot every ten years. officials are asking the community to help identify possible vacant lots that could be used for housing. the transit stores and jobs, the county lost thousands of homes in the north bay wildfires in october of last year. habitat for humanity plans to open a factory where it will build key parts for prefabricated homes. workers will be able to build walls and floors for 70 prefab homes a year.
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it's looking for a warehouse in santa rosa and hopes to have it open next spring. . >> time is 7:39 prime time for whale watching along the california coast. whale watching season runs through the middle of april. look at this video. very flayful gray whales sang hello to passengers in southern california. gray whales have the longest moi immigration of any mammal on earth traveling from alaska where they spend the summer feeding to mexico for the weather and then they head back north in february or march. >> they are amazing to see afrjts an kries company founded in the mission district celebrates its 10th birthday today with ice cream. free skop scoops today in the original san francisco shop on harrison street. it goes until midnight, how many scoops could you eat? >> plenty. >> several locations of course
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here in california also. >> we'll have to count. >> yes, that's right. our time is now 7:40. keeping an eye on the changing effects of the partial government shut down including what's happening to local men and women in the coast guard and whatment trump said early this morning about building the border wall. the golden state warrior and fans, what happened last night that's never happened before in team history. 0. >> a blustery start current conditions lining up your weekend for you as well as new year's eve, coming up. i am a family man.
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the program they're among the best teams in hockey. 0. >> three assists to lead the team in points scored and defense men brent burns scored the game winner in the third. the sharks won, 4-2. they won't play again until march. the golden state were yours lost in overtime to the portland trail blazers. the game was close for much of the night. they found themselves down by ten points with three minutes left. that's when durant led the team on a run to send the game to overtime. dame yen miller took over theover time period for portland as stephen curry's turn overled to a three point shot.
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the car yours lost 10-109. the two teams play again tomorrow night this time in portland. even though they lost, the warriors set a franchise record. a 311th straight sell out at oracle arena. the longest stretch in warriors history. the streak began six years ago and it's now the fourth longest streak in the nba. three championships later warriors games are one of the hottest tickets in town. love the warriors, first time coming here. >> it was four years we waited. >> thankful for the fans for their constant support. a huge help night in and night out. 0 next thursday against houston. they have a long way to catch the longest active sell out
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streak in the nba belonging to the dallas mavericks. they sold out every home game since 2001. 7:46 we have to talk about weather. yes, it's cold but it's also windy for many of us. >> yes, that's just going to make matters worse in many areas. the wind advisory has expired early this morning for our hills but that wind not only in the hills. here's a look over san jose where we're starting out with mostly clear skies, dry weather in place not only for today but bay area weekend. the story at least at the moment is the blustery conditions. areas over middle peak in the north bay reporting 37 miles per hour gusts. mount diablo reporting 30-35. atlas peak reporting 19. the winds will continue to die down but at this hour, you can see livermore gusting to 25. sfo sustained a 22. half moon bay gusting to 25.
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that wind prevents that cold air from sinking in along the valley floors so temperatures this morning for most of our inland areas not too bad when it comes to the readings. 46 in concord and livermore. closer to the bay upper 40s in berkley and santa rosa winds dropped off at 33. right now 36. but with the wind broing you have to consider the wind chill factor for 40 readings that feels 5-7 degrees chillier. here's a look at storm tracker two, high pressure is strengthening in for your way area weekend that storm moving through the pacific northwest will continue to move through the pacific northwest and off to the east without impacting us a whole lot. here's a look at the future cast rolling through friday. mostly clear skies. tomorrow morning without the wind is chillier out there but we won't have the wind so a little bit of help. sunday we have a system washes out over northern california not really expecting it to impact us.
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afternoon highs for today, upper 50s to near 60 degrees expected. 58 for san francisco, along the peninsula, 57 in redwood city. for the north bay, 59 expected in napa. going to tahoe, cold but dry. a mix of sun and clouds today, tomorrow and into sunday. temperature readings falling off to ten degrees in the overnight hours. getting through the first part of the weekend only a tad better on sunday morning with temperatures right about fraezing today and into the low 40s for the second part saturday into sunday. here's a loog at the extended forecast here at home. the final days of 2018 going to be dry. temperatures will remain in the upper 50s for the afternoon highs. there's a look at your new year's eve and new year's day if he is tiveties going off without a hitch. bad news for retailers that used to be great. the deadline that sears is facing and why jc penny may soon close all of its stores.
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let's check in with might be mook mike. >> we are remembering america's oldest world war ii vet who died at the age of 112. he was at pearl harbor. he reflected on more than a century of change and we will share some f that ahead at 8:00. on the nine we go inside san kwn tin. paul chambers barbershop forum with a candid conversation between inmates and officers and the community. back after the break.
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the stock of jcpenny fell below $1. that sums up everything you need to know right now. they're considering losing all of its remaining 860 stores.
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southwest airlines is looking at the beginning of next year to start flights to hawaii. they're waiting for a certification on bigger planes that can fly longer disstances over water. the ceo of southwest told investors expect flights during peak winter season. that's january into february. they're also targeting oakland and san jose as large cities. they plan to add san diego and sacramento. southwest is also planning to offer flights from island to a land directly competing with aloha airlines. get ready to start seeing changes to liquid laundry detergent.
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0 brands like tide are doing it so it will cost less for stores to ship detergent. hyundai wants to make it more convenient to drive its cars. the company is debuting fingerprint technology. drivers can touch one of the suv as sensors to open the doors and even start the car. san francisco's population is up nearly a quarter% as the city struggles to make sure everyone has a home. that's one of the reasons why san francisco's mayor is saying it's important to green lighthousing. >> she's committed to building
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more housing and more affordable housing built so people can afford to live here and stay here with their families and the communities they grew up. the population rise more than 887,000 residents. the city is struggling to keep up with the understand for housing. by the end of year it will have added more than 3,000 new homes. the mayor's office is saying that's why it's crucial to use the $181 million wind fall to build new housing, market rate and affordable. >> we need to have housing all affordability levels. it creates homes for people and also funds affordable housing. we have less funds to build the crucial affordable housing helping to keep your community stabilized. >> san francisco isn't the only bay area county seeing an increase. all nine saw a population in
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increase to st. clair county which saw 5% increase in population. in san francisco, ktvu fox two news. time is 7:56 at the top of the hour, we're monitoring two developing stories and two urgent manhunts one in the central valley where police released new photos of the man they say shot and killed one of their own in the line of duty. a prisoner escape frd san quentin prison, the new surveillance video that police shows him car jacking a woman moments after his escape. outside our doors this morning, a cold breezy start. a look at the current conditions, your afternoon highs and what you can expect for the rest of our days of 2018, coming up.
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good morning, welcome back it's friday december 28th, i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm gasia mikaelian. it's cold outside. >> yes, the wind out there, it's dying down a bit but still breezy for folks stepping out feeling really chill chul in some areas. the wind advisory expired earlier this morning but still a bit breezy. winds 25-35 miles per hour. taking a look at the wind turbines don't seem to be moving too fast there in the inner east bay. here's a look at peak winds from the last 24 hours or so. 63 miles per hour gusts. wud spread 30s and 40s when it comes to the wind, here's what we're seeing now. half moon bay still reporting gusts of 30 miles per hour. sfo 31. livermore at 22. with all that wind stirring around, temperatures weren't allowed to cool off in many spots. up to 14 degrees in napa. seven in livermore and five in
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hayward. colder in areas like santa rosa where we bottomed out near freezing. 36 at santa rosa. even with your temperatures in the 40s this morning which really isn't too bad, 47 in livermore. the wind feels closer to 40 degrees because the wind chill factor making it feel anywhere from 5-7 degrees cooler than what the temperature reads this morning. high pressure strengthening, that pacific storm will have remaind to the north of us, areas like washington, and oregon and northern california getting in on a bit come early sunday morning. for us, a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures for the afternoon remaining in the upper 50s to near 60. 59 in hayward. 57 expected in antioch. a look at the extended forecast including new year's eve coming up. we continue to follow a developing story in stanislaus county where a community continues to mourn the death of a police corporal. the search for the culler still
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underway. new photos of the suspects have been released. live in the town of new unanimous with the story. . >> i talked to the sheriff's department a spokes person tells us they are working on some developments but nothing they can share with us. when they can share that information they say they will. as for those photos definitely more photos of the suspect coming out now. you can take a look and get a better look at who this man is and who authorities are looking for. police haven't identified the gunmen by name but they know who he is and have gotten tips. investigators issued search parents including one property in mer set county thursday but have yet to find the suspect who shot and culled the corporal during a dui traffic stop early thursday among. he tried to defend himself during the shooting and fired shots at the suspect but the gunmen got away and left singh
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to die. it's been a rough road for the newnan police department to deal with the loss, the first inline death. randy richardson was understandably emotional. >> you have to understand this was not supposed to happen here. i've been i never thought ever i would have to be doing this. i do not want to be here today. i would give anything not to. . >> stanislaus county sheriff says the suspect is in the u.s. illegally right after that anuancement president trump tweeted "there's right now a full scale manhunt going on in california for an illegal immigrant accused of shooting and killing a police officer during a traffic stop.
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time to get tough on border security, build the wall. back out here live we're at the newman police department and you can see the memorial growing bigger and bigger by the minute. we keep seeing people coming by and dropping off flowers and balloons paying their respects to the corporal. there's a tip line that is set up so if you have any information to share with law enforcement, that number is 209- 525-7202. in newnan this morning, sara zen ktvu news. an inmate who escaped from san quentin. police released this video of a car jacking at a home depot. they believe the car jacker was mendoza who walk add way from a work friday night. no one at the prison realized he was missing after a head count three and a half hours
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later. >> something very concerning, very uncommon that san rafael has a car jacking so if it's not related to the prison, it's something we are going to take extremely seriously. >> last year in los angeles he stole a toyota prius by pointing a knife at the draifr. he led police on a wild six mile chase before he was arrested. he had been in the state prison system for a year and transferred to san quentin in april. he was aseebed to a job outside the secure perimeter. >> the united states coast guard members will have to work without pay because of the partial government shut down. it's the only branch of the military that falls under the department of homeland security. other military branches are excluded because they fall under the defense department. 42,000 active duty coast guard members remain on duty during the shut down that began last saturday. authorities say the navy federal credit union and us aa are expected to help members
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with loans if needed. president trump says the entire mexican border could close as a result of the shut down. 0. >> i would say the needle moved towards a very long shut down. >> president trump and democrats continue to clash over funding for the border wall. a spokesmen for house democratic leader nancy pelosi said democrats offered republicans three options to reopen the government that all include funding for strong sensible and effective border security but not the
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president's immoral, ineffective and expense i-wall. a shut down in 2013 over president obama healthcare law lasted 16 days because of the government shut down bay area parks have been closed and road blocks set up leading to severe congestion in the golden gate national area. >> it was just like so crowded. it's just awful. >> the parking is hectic. we park far and walking close tore the brinl but the parking -- you can't park. it's impossible. . >> the family told us they expected thungs to be crowded in some of the more popular tourist attractions but they say there were more people and more krauding than they anticipated on their first visit to san francisco. let's talk you live to the big board on the new york stock exchange now.
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the dow jones is in neg tiff territory down 86 points. yesterday it dropped 600 points before bouncing back in the last couple of hours into positive territory closing at 260 points. one financial analysts is advising investors to stay the course. >> we're going to be down give or take six or 7% this year. if we look at the last ten years, we know the mafshth has been up nine of the ten and seven of the years has been in double digits. we have had a heck of a good run and this sell off now isn't that bad. >> financial analysts points out that the fundamentals of the economy remain strong with low unemployment, low inflation and rising worker salaries oofrj happening today, mothers against drunk driving and bay area police chiefs announcing a big expansion. starting january 1st a pilot program now operating in four counties will expand statewide
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requiring repeat dui offenders and first timers to install an ignition interlock device measuring blood alcohol concentration after an individual blows into it and prevents the vehicle from starting if the driver is not sober. millions of californians getting a raise in the new year. the state minimum wanl is going up to $12 an hour starting tuesday. wages will continue to go up $1 a year until they hit $15 an hour. many sears in the bay area have higher minimum wanls compared to state law. prepared to see changes at restaurants in the new year. starting tuesday you will need to ask for a straw while dining at full service restaurants. they could be fined up to $300 a year if they do not comply. restaurants only offering milk or water as the default drink with children's meals starting january 1st. children can be served soda or juice but you have to request those items. restaurant menus and other ads can only feature milk or water beverages. republican lawmakers want to change the way california
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ballot measures are written because of the fail add tempt to repeal the state gas tax. lawmakers say they will be trying again to pass a constitutional amendment to restrict the attorney general of writing summaries. they point to proposition six which would appeal the gas staks. critics accuse the attorney general of tipping the scales in favor of the tax by printing what we call vague and misleading language. >> we have seen this time and time again where the attorney general tilts the scales of the ballot initiative in terms of the outcome by the way it's wrded so the people don't have a clear sense of what they're voting on. >> under the proposal the nonpartisan legislative office would be given the responsible of writing all future ballot titles and summaries. lawmakers have the opportunity to introduce the measure when the legislature reckon convenes next month. two sea lions rescued and
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nursed back to health. and we were right there as we they were released back in the ocean. the management changes tesla just announced as part of a settlement involving the ceo, elon musk. it's a cool breezy start to the day. a relatively mild and i expect we'll see the bay area weekend and the rest of 2018, coming up. ♪
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we're seeing the first photos of the eight-year old who died christmas eve after undergoing several pope francis ter fers while detained a. an autopsy showed he had the flu and he was given antibiotics and ib pro fen before he died. .
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attorneys for the convicted boston maur thon bomber are look to go get his conviction overturned. there's no way to get a fair trial because the jury pool knew about the case. they do not dispute the man and the bomb. this are trying to get his death sentence thrown out. three people killed and 260 injured in the bombing. the convicts bomber's brother was killed in a shoot out with police. two major additions to the tesla board. they're adding oracle ceo and wall graens chief human resource officer kathleen wilson thompson to the board as part of a settlement with tesla. the board said the two new directors were selected because of their strong belief in tesla's mission of moving the world to sustainable issue. ellison purchased 3 million tesla shares earlier this year.
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elon musk is asking a skal cal judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed against him by a british diver who criticized his efforts to help rescue the young soccer players trapped in a thailand cave earlier this year. elon musk tweeted a derogatory term in calling out the diver. he's now suing elon musk for 75 $75,000 chls a hearing set for next april. a mushroom grower is being sued. according to the san francisco chronicle monterey mushrooms says they are shocked and disappointed in the lawsuit and that the company has been in communications with the district attorney's office. they say the pollution was the result in late 2016 and early 2017. two deaths now being blamed on a powerful winter storm in the midwest dumping nearly a
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foot of snow in western minute money and causing blizzard conditions. people in several states under a winter weather advisory and it's also caused flath delays and dangerous driving conditions. minnesota's department of transportation says that road conditions are poor across much of western minnesota. . >> one of the big changs in greater minnesota as the snow accumulates the wind is picking up and there's blowing snow which is really going to hamper viz bltd and drifting on the roadways. >> blizzard warnings issued for parts of kansas, nebraska, north dakota and south dakota and minnesota. now that christmas is over, the city of san francisco is reminding people to recycle christmas trees. the city held the annual chipping event at city hall free curb side pick up will be offered on regular trash days. you can just remove the ornaments and leave your tree next to your resieksing bin. >> trees belong in the right place like everything in our recycling system.
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please do not put them on the koerner and orphan your tree out on the road. >> if your christmas tree is more than six feet tall, cut it in half before leaving it on the curb. it was windy and cold, cold and windy not getting much of a break from this heavy jacket weather rosemary. >> you're right, we have the winds with us even though the advisory expired for the hills it did so earlier this morning. the winds are gradually coming down and it's going to take a few hours. late morning and early afternoon should feel better. outdoors this morning it's a brisk blustery start to the day. here's a look from san francisco across the bay where we have mostly clear skies and dry conditions in place. a look at the overall weather pattern for the days ahead. high pressure you can see circulating here over the pacific. this is going to strengthen coming into our weekend and beyond and we are not looking at any storms unfortunately. we need to see the rain but it's sticking to the pacific northwest and areas over
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washington seeing a bit of rain and snow mix. the rest of california is a dry one taking a look across the nation though, areas over new mexico we have some winter travel there and take a look at the east coast where we have the south with showers and thunderstorms and it moves all the way into the mid atlantic states and further north and east over new england, winter conditions there as well. there's a lack at new mexico where albuquerque is seeing snow this morning. flight delays over areas like jfk, newa rshgk and fulfill international as well. the east coast experiencing delays. no delays for sfo. here's a view of winds still blowing out there. novato reporting 13. fairfield reporting 12 so anywhere from 5-10 miles per hour wind is going to impact temperatures when it comes to the wind chill factor for folks in the 40s. 49 in oakland, 47 in livermore and san jose. if you have a breeze outside your door, it could feel more
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like 40. a chilly start, areas over santa rosa, 36 degrees outside. 33 was the overnight low in santa rosa. temperatures are slowly thawing out. here's a lock at the afternoon highs expected for today. 58 in san francisco. 60 for oakland and into the south bay, 58. into the north bay, 59 in napa. the extended forecast shows you a dry forecast tomorrow morning without the wind temperatures expected to fall off a little bit more but we won't have the wind so that will off set how cold it feels. a mix of sun and clouds as we move forward into the final days of 2018. there's a look at new year's eve and day. for the festivities at night, looking fairly nice for fifr going off in san francisco. back to you. a woman shot and killed by police in the south bay on christmas, coming up at 8:30 why her family disagrees with police account of what happened. first, a service outage that could be a public safety
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kaurls we need to transfer to different communication centers we also have the ability to hail them on the radio so we can use radio communications to relay the information over the ready owe system. >> in the seattle area people are being advised to text 911 if they can't get through by phone or call the ten digit police or fire department number. this new year's eve you're adviseded t no to go to treasure island to watch the fireworks. parking and viewing areas are limited because of several ongoing construction projects in the area. many roads into parking areas will be completely blocked off. meanwhile 100-0000 people will pack new york's time square to watch the famous ball drop. crews will spend the weekend making sure everything is ready to go before the big night. >> with the holidays bhiepd us,
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it's time to look ahead into the new year. on new year's eve proximately 1.2 billion people around the world are watching time square and the glittery ball that rings in the new year. crews installing 192 crystal triangles add to go the existing 2500 circling the sparkly sphere. >> this is stunning. it's put on both sides and designed in water. it's spectacular. >> the new hand crafted pieces featured cuts designed to give the appearance they will flow har moan yusly into each other highlighting this year's theme, the guft of harmony. >> after a devicive year we all come together to countdown the final seconds of the year in unison and celebration. >> time square rev lers and those watching at home will be treated to several performances. the ball will be raised at 6:00
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p.m. on december 31st. >> this a moment when we look back and reflect on where we have been. it's also a time when we celebrate the people that we love and the things that we value most. and then it's also a moment when we look forward with a sense of hope. >> the celebration center piece is 12 feet in diameter and weighs roughly 12,000 pounds. wishing you a happy new year from new york, steef ra port fox fox news. comedian steve harvey will host the new year's special. he returns at 11:00 to ring in 2019. musical performances include robin thicke and country music star jason aldean. we get to talk with his cohost about the big event. we're remembering america's oldest world war ii vet who died at the age of 112. the remarkable century of change during the life of richard over overton.
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the manhunt continues for a san quentin prison inmate who escaped on wednesday. police now released swins video from a home depot where they believed he car jacked a person. out said our doors temperatures ranging from the low 30s to the low 50s and a lot of it has to do with the wind. a look at what you can expect for your bay area friday, coming up.
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dry over san francisco. clear skies, no fog to speak of. here's a look at what is happening in regard to the wind. wind advisory has expired but you can see areas gusting to 34 melania trump into the oakland hills gust to go 14. mount d iabl objection close to 30 with the gusts. it's not only in the hills many spots around the bay area, half moon bay at 23. hayward sustained wind at seven and mountain view at five. so even though the temperatures are in the 40s and warmer than yesterday by 14 degrees in pa na. all these areas mid and upper
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40s feel closer to probably 40 degrees outside your door this morning. 50 in downtown san francisco. the cold spot of the morning has been in and around the north bay valley locations like santa rosa and further north. we do have high pressure that will continue to strengthen into our bay area weekend. that's going to keep the storm to the north so not looking at rain, at least not for the bay area. a little bit over northern california for sunday morning. the afternoon highs for today, upper 50s in pacifica, san francisco and 60 degrees in oakland. for the south bay, 58 degrees. temperatures wopt be changing a whole lot for the remainder of 2018. ooul have a look at your extended forecast, coming up.
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police believe the escaped inmate is the man that car jacked that woman based on description of him and the fact that home depot is in such close proximity to san quentin. police were calld to the home depot at 9:17 p.m. wednesday. the victim was approached by a hispanic man wearing a white t- shirt and khaki pants. it's difficult to see in the surveillance video but police believe it's the possible man who escaped from san quentin that same night. >> there's a type of weapon or gun through his t-shirt demanded the keys from her, threatened to kill her and told her not to call the police or that he would shoot her. once she handed over the quays he fled the scene in her vehicle.
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>> 21-year old mendoza walk add way from a work crew at the prison. he was last seen before 6:00 p.m. wednesday. no one realized he was missing until a head count was conducted three hours later. the suspect is described at 5 5 feet 6 inches tall and 170 pounds. the vehicle taken was a silver rav four suv. san rafael police also say that prison staff found a jump suit so at this point they still do not have men doe sa in custody. the manhunt continues. . we have new information on the search for a gunmen who killed a police officer during a traffic stop in the central valley city of newman. the stanislaus county sheriff's department released new photos of their suspect. they say he's in the country illegally. yesterday president trump
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roughered to the manhunt as a reason to build a border wall. the sheriff's department says it's main focus now is to find the man who they say killed police corporal singh. >> remember, we don't need to politicize the death of officer singh. he is himself an immigrant emigrated here laulfully and legally and he sacrificed his life protecting his community. his killer on the other hand isn't supposed to be in the country. >> the stanislaus county sheriff says detectives carried out a search warrant yesterday afternoon but the suspect was not there. earlier in the day the newnan police chief held an emotional news conference where he talked about the loss of singh. >> you have to understand this was not supposed to happen here. i have been to too many funerals. i never thought that ever i
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would have to be doing this. i do not want to be here today. i would give anything not to. . >> there will be a community vigil honoring corporal singh tonight at 6:00 in the downtown plaza in the city of newnan. we learned his canine partner sam with him at the time of the shooting will be retired in the wake of singh's death. . >> sam is already back home with the family where he belongs. he will be retired and she probably does have more time that she could work the streets but i will not take another member of that family from him. that was a member of the family. >> and that puck chur there on your screen of corporal singh with his family was taken on christmas day shortly before he left for his final shift. the san jose police department is facing calls for
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transparency and reform after a deadly officer involved shooting on christmas day. . >> good morning, family and friends are calling for a federal investigation into the actions of four san jose mrufrs. yesterday chief eddy garcia admitted a mistake led to the initial contact with officers but also that the actions of the 24-year old prompted the use of deadly force. had the suspect not led police on a dangerous high speed chase and crashed the vehicle and be attempted not to get away endangering officers lives that this shooting and tragedy would not have occurred on christmas morning. >> early christmas morning police responded to a report of a shooting near city college. vas kwez was driving a stolen car and when officers aryed and tried to stop and question her s she sped off.
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he led officers on a high speed seven-minute chase and ultimately crashed the car into a chain fence at fruit dale and lee avenues and did not obey officers orders. investigators say she rammed a patrol cruiser with her car several times in an attempt to get way and that's when officers opened fire killing her. >> they have nonlethal weapons they don't employee often enough in my opinion. >> law enforcement has to be mindful of the fact that when they make mistakes their mistakes can be lethal. >> family and friends say vas kwez may have been scared which prompted her to speed off. they want the body warn camera video that officers have to be released to the public. that typically doesn't happen until the da completes his investigation into this case. the four officers involved in this on administrative leave which is standard policy. live outside the san jose police department, jesse gary,
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ktvu fox two news. the man accused of stabbing a young woman to death will be examined by court appointed doctors to determine if he's competent to stand trial. the judgest he's acaused of injuring her sister over the summer. he'sing gr delusional and paranoid. prosecutors argued his behavior could have been tied to substance abuse. >> oh man, if this guy could do what he did and change his clothes and carry out what he did so smoothly, i think that's pretty competent. i want justice for my daughters. that's the only thing. >> cal will return to koufrt in february that is when the doctors reports could be ready. new video of a man being rescued from a lake in santa rosa after his boat capsized. this was after 3:00 yesterday afternoon at spring lake. the santa rosa fire department
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posted this video of the rescue on facebook. firefighters say the man was sitting on top of his capsized sailboat when they arrived. new this morning, hundreds of people living in an apartment build ng sidney australia have been forced to leave their homes for the second time this week. large cracks found in a support wall on the 10th floor of a building on christmas eve. people were allowed to return to homes after being evacuated on monday but they were forced to move out again as crews tray to tig your out what's causing the cracks in the new building. >> the people who organized everything don't seem to be telling any of us what's going on. >> people living in the building have been told it could be up to ten days before they're allowed back inside. >> the world war ii veteran believed to be the country's oldest man has died. he died yesterday from complications from pneumonia in his hometown of austin texas.
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before his death he reflect on more than a krernl ri of change. chewing gum with three or four pennies. things lake that. i used to work for 25 krebts a cents a day. >> in 2013 former president obama obama honored hum at a veterans day ceremony. he once said that one secret to his long life was smoking cigars which he says he did not inhale. san francisco's population is booming construction in the city cannot keep up. up next, we examine san francisco's plan to build more housing. but first, a spike in whooping cough inspections. the bay area county seeing more cases and what could be mind the increase. way to stay connected.
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it prompted a statement from the mayor that it was not aliens. chris foster explains what the lathe was from new york city. 0.
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>> making headlines worldwide, photos and individual yeses showing this, a bright pulse sating light in the sky caused by an explosion at this electrical plant in queens across the river from manhattan. scattered power out anales and a brief grounds stop at nearby la guardia. it wasn't a major event at all. >> there was an equipment malfunction i'm being told happens routine. >> except for this vivid overhead visual going viral almost instantly. the small fire at the plant pealing in comparison to the social media fire storm. people mesmerizing was a possible alien invasion it was freeway ki, like independence day where you look up a weird
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blue color you haven't seen lighting up the clouds and sky. >> a tee ri shot down by authorities explained like this. >> the public alarm came from the light show that the ark and the power surge is what lit up the night sky. >> you saw it. >> yeah, it was speck tag lar cht you can sea it from the precinct about half a mile away. you felt it in your chest the explosions. the night sky turned an electric blue. >> the short lived light show leaving millions of new yorkers will only memory, the sin michl was short lived, the memes and gifs. in our health check this morning, there's a warning about the flu. stanislaus county reports a child died from the flu in the past two weeks. the first fatal case this
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season. the health department says the child was healthy before developing systems. predominant flu strain is more of a threat to children but physicians are urging everyone to get the flu vaccine. >> get the flu shot plain and simple. we can talk all day about the positive and negative and you can feel some weakness after. >> doctors say it's very important to also practice good hygiene to help stop the spread of the flu, things like washing your hands and covering your coughs and sneezes and disinfecting surfaces. i rise in the number of cases of whooping cough. that's the highest number in eight years. most of those affected are high school students. doctors say most young people and adults recover without complications but it can be deadly for babies. doctors urging pregnant woman to get the vaccine and keep older children with it away. cases are increasing across the country.
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studies of the infection from the journal of the american medical association say unvaccinated children are contributing to outbreaks. the cdc recommends babies get a series of shots beginning at two months old and also recommend adults get a booster shot every ten years. a happy release in the head lands after two rescued sea lions finally made their return to the ocean. >> randy dee son was there as they were released. >> today we're releasing two california sea lions. one is an adult male, about 100 pounds. 100 pounds. he's a juvenile male and came in with malnutrition and pneumonia. we were able to set i hum. >> we saw him cart him out. >> marine ma'am mels don't take very good selfies so try not to invite one other to take a
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selfie of you with the animal. >> are you excited? >> yeah. >> everyone is waiting in anticipation. and they're going to pull the trigger any minute now. i feel it. >> we rescue marine ma'am mels up to fort brog, we treat them and diagnosis them and ultimately our goal is to release them back out in the wide and learn about the problems affecting the populations. the marine mammals are a window to the ocean's health. >> we released two sea lions together but we found over the years they don't stay together. sea lions are migratory and inhabit the whole west coast here. these sea lions would probably go in different directions and not be together and one could swim out to the islands and the other end up on pier 39 tomorrow. it was emotional.
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0 these wonderful creatures making their way to the water. they were together way out there. they stayed together. so lovely. . >> beautiful day out there at fort kron kite. one of my favorite beaches. but bring your jacket if you go today. >> a little brisk out there especially for the first part ooft day. the winds calming down into the second half of your friday but outside now, that's definitely one of the headliners, the cool breezy conditions. a live look at sfo and that was that dry wind coming into play. no fog to contend with at sfo. no delays reported there. if you're on the other half of the country, a new work at jfk reporting delays in philadelphia international
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reporting delays as well. that area is seeing a lot of active weather this morning. high pressure strengthening as we get into the days ahead keeping us high and dry pushing the storm track to the north. we would like to see rain in the extended forecast. not seeing it at the moment. as far as winds dying down, breezy and napa reporting 21 miles per hour. 60 in oakland for your afternoon. upper 50s and low 60s remaining in the forecast all the way through your weekend and into new year's eve where we have mostly clear skies in store for the fireworks on monday night in san francisco and a dry day
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for new year's 2019. thank you, playing a political power house. hear from christian bail about taking on the former role of dick cheney. and the deadline sears is facing and why jcpenney may close all stores.
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the retail company stock fell blow $1. right now it's trading at 1 $1, that basically sums up everything you need to know about the state of the company. they are considering clezing the remaining 860 locations. jcpenney is currently $4 billion in debt. no new marketing plan or strategy has been announced. the clock is ticking for sears. the chairman has an afternoon deadline today to submit a bid for the struggling retailers through his hedge fund. he's trying to rescue the companies from bankruptcy. the two brands could be lick dated t. deal would keep 500 sears stores open and sai 50,000 jobs. southwest airlines is looking to start flying to hawaii. they are waiting for certification on larger planes meant to fly longer distances over water. the ceo told investors to expect flights during peak winter season.
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the airline has targeted oakland and san jose as launch cities but plans to add san diego and sacramento. the airline is also planning to offer flights from island to island to directly compete with hawaiian airlines. an effort underway in san francisco to keep housing up. san francisco's population grew by more than 6500 people from july 2017 to july 2018. that is an increase of nearly two and a quarter% as the city is struggling to keep up with the demand for housing. the mayor's office says that's why an $81 million surplus should be used to build new housing, market rate and affordable. >> we need housing and all affordability levels. it creates homes for people and also funds affordable housing. .
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>> san francisco is not the only bay area company to see a population boom. all nine bay area counties saw populations increase including santa clara jumping 5%. are you resolving to travel more in 2019? live with travel senior editor about the best deals available. new information about arena franklin after her death at the age of 76. what the queen of soul left behind. ♪
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...uniting the world. ♪ united. official airline of the golden state warriors. this morning we are looking and learning the queen of soul left millions of dollars in unpaid taxes. aretha franklin died at the age of 76, she did not have a well. she owed the government $6.3 million in income tax. her
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attorneys say the estate is being audited and they have paid at least $3 million to the irs since her death. chris brown is facing criminal charges for having a pet monkey. the 29-year-old sparked controversy when he shut off photos of the baby monkey last year. he posted a video of his three- year-old daughter playing with the monkey they took the monkey away and now he is facing two misdemeanor charges of having the pet illegally. if convicted, he will spend six months in jail. he is due in court in january. whale-watching season runs now through mid april, check out the season of some playful gray whales saying hello to passengers in southern california. gray whales have the largest migration of any other mammal on earth. they go to mexico in the winter and then head back north to canada in february or march. a company founded in san francisco is elevating its 10th birthday today. there giving free scoop today
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at its original san francisco shop on harrison street. the celebration takes noon from noon until midnight. they have several locations in california as well as texas, nevada, and hawaii. today at nine, ktvu goes inside san quentin for a candid conversation between inmates, officers and members of the community. and we have the best travel deals to start 2019. plus, we talk with maria menudo's as she rings in the new year from times square right here on ktvu . welcome to the 9, sparkling , cold friday, the last friday of 2018. some are saying goodbye, some are saying good riddance i have to draw your attention to the screen if you are not looking, this is a pretty picture but take a look at this heart stopping a video that is coming to us for me

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