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0 #67k9sdz#67k9sdz. #67k9sdz. celebrate celebrating the new year in south korea. it's officially 2019 there. this morning we have taken a look at australia, new zealand, they're in 2019 and up next, we're going to hong kong at 8:00. >> happy new year. >> good morning, it's monday december 31st new year's eve i'm claudine wong. >> and good morning i'm frank mallicoat. dave and gasia enjoying the morning off. funlly getting the party started in south korea. it's 23 degrees celebrating new year's right now. we're looking warmer here in the bay area if you're going
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out tonight. let's check in with rosemary and find out what we need to wear if we're heading to the city. >> yeah, slipping into the 40s and it will be a little brie su so could even feel chillier than that. temperatures are going to fall off as we get into the evening hours. this morning a chilly start and the winds are picking up. with wind advisory set to go at 9:00 this morning, lasting until 9:00 tonight for our bay side communities and our east bay value locations, not just our hills. for our hills starting at midnight going until tuesday morning and wind gusts could reach 60 miles per hour at teems. it's it's a brisk one out. winds gusting to 32. napa reporting a gust at 40. sustained in oakland at ten. concord reporting a gust of 28. cold and breezy out there. the winds expected to pick up. communities could see gusts to 45 as we get through the second part of the morning and early part of the afternoon.
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winds at sfo reported 15 and mountain view right now at seven. so with the winds in place temperatures are up but with the winds in place these folks in the 40s it's going to feel a lot colder than what the temperature reads. the inner east bay, 46 in livermore. starting out calm in the 30s and even had a little bit of patchy fog, that's since changed. the wind is up in livermore as well. 58 the afternoon high in oakland. 56 in san rafael. temperatures for san francisco 56 and then cooling back into the upper 40s and low 50s by about midnight. a look at the extended forecast including your new year's eve festivities coming up. time is 7:02 let's check the highways, good morning. >> good morning, highways look good. not a lot of traffic to tell you about which is good news if you're headed to work or anywhere on this new year's eve morning.
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let's start with the maps in the south bay. a sea of green. no problems to tell you about on the roads this morning. let's take a look at some of our cameras, 280 in an jose, north and southbound direction. caltrain going across this picture just a few minutes ago and be advised caltrain is running the regular weekday schedule so is bta and bart. at least for the morning. then in the evening turning around 8:00 tonight, the public transit agencies have adjusted scheduled. bart running trains that will stop in different locations and then caltrain and muni have free rides starting at 8:00 p.m. tonight. highway four in bay point, traffic looks good. very light for what we usually see at 7:00 on this monday on a typical monday morning, same with the bay bridge toll plaza. this is what we usual ri see on a sunday morning so overall traffic looks good this morning. time is 7:03. back to the desk. thousands of people on san
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francisco's embarcadero tonight ushering in the new year hopefully with a big bang. when the clock strikes midnight fireworks will launch from the barges in the bay near the ferry building. weather should cooperate with the forecast and clear skies. wind which means fog will not block the view of the fireworks show. some of the best viewings might be along embarcadero and follow some. if you're in the city you won't miss out. people are being discouraged from going across the bridge to treasure island to view fireworks. parking in viewing areas is limited on the island because of several ongoing construction projects in the area and some roads and parking areas are now inaccessible. bart will be running on a special schedule tonight for new year's 've. a special schedule starts at 8:00 tonight and goes until 3:00 3:00 in the morning. passengers are being encouraged to do research because trains are skipping stations. trains headed into san francisco will not stop but the
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embarcadero station south fremont and warm spring lines trains won't stop at the montgomery street station. after the fireworks passengers heading east are not going to be able to get off at west oakland oochlt muni offering free rides tonight, extra metro services will be rabl between west portal and 4th and king streets. bta also offering free rides tonight, there's extended service from 8:00 tonight to 5:00 tomorrow morning. free rides though come one night before vta fares increase. o fishes in san francisco are encoloneling everyone to sign up for emergency text alerts. there's the number on the bottom of your screen. all you have to do is text nyes f to 888777. the letters will notify subscribers of traffic alerts and disasters.
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point race national seashore in marin county, some facilities have been closed because of the health and safety concerns. >> the family is good but not what we expected. kids were really excited for the lighthouse but they couldn't see it. >> not only that, dirty restrooms are creating a health hazard and approximate many are closed plus parking lots are closed at the light and north district operation center. park visitor cents are closed as well as the parking lot and trail head. many visitors say they are very disappointed. others are exploring the park on their own knowing services are limited. >> we made sure that we weren't relying on rangers for anything and we had our maps with us. >> totally irresponsible and very frustrating and i'm very angry about what's going on in washington. >> drake's beach also closed to par tis pregnant elephant seals and the public from aggressive male seals.
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they do not have drinking water as the campgrounds remain open. there's no resolution to fully fund the federal government. good morning, both sides are very dug in on this issue and specifically it's how much their willing to give for border security and fence and other technologies that they want to pay for down there. president trump has been tweeting about this ever since it started and in fact, he's put out put pl tweets this morning. he wrote "a can't paunt on border security which you can't have without a strong and powerful wall." day ten of a partial combovment shut down and still no movements from democrats or republicans. >> it's not as much as that the two sadz are far apart.
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one side that refuses to negotiate because they're so afraid of the radical left base that wants open borders. >> what donald trump and the republicans want to do is waste $5 billion in taxpayer money on an effective border wall that is a fifth century solution to a 21st century problem. >> but the president is talking to allies. yesterday senator lindsey graham eat lunch with the president at the white house and seemed optimistic about compromise after graham said a deal could be made to help dreamers in exchange for border security funds. >> a $5 billion proep ration would go a long way to securing our border. it's just not about physical barriers but other things. if we could find a way to make sure the recipients have a work permit it certainly makes their lyes better. >> one reason the white house may be willing to compromise public opinion. president trump said he would
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take the blame the pay government shut down and recent surveys show voters agree it's his fault. >> so he is taking the wrap for something that's widely seen over the holidays as scrooge like and unfair. >> so democrats are going to retake the majority in the house of representatives starting on thursday and they're already being told to prepare for a series of votes on this issue so it appears as though reopening the government is going to be one of their top priorities as soon as the new session starts but it's important to remember whatever bill the house of representatives is able to pass, it's still has to get through a republican controlled senate and then get the president's signature so it's going to take some negotiating. back to you. >> ray bogan in dc, thank you ray. the suspect in an attack in san francisco now behind bars. police arrested milton kelly around 7:20 yesterday morning
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when he showed up to san francisco's glide memorial church. kelly is a man seen on video punching, robbing and eventually stopping another man on friday in the tender loin just a few steps away from the bart station. jenny chow captured the disturbing attack on her cell phone. >> the attacker was punching the victim and he was gagging him and throwing him to the floor. kicking him over roadway petitionedly. you can see that his face was swollen. . >> chow says people told her the argument started over a bluetooth speaker. the men were wrestling on the ground and witnesses tried to intervene. the man identified as kelly and stomped on that victim. >> if that weren't enough, the attacker even fished into his pockets and stole whatever money he had. >> kelly was hired as part of glide's community safety team for the holidays. employees became aware of the incident after seeing the video and cooperated with the
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authorities oofrment a man who spent four days on the run after escaping from san quentin prison is back behind bars this morning. he was arrested on saturday at a taco bell. that's over 200 miles from san quentin prison. he was taken into custody without incident inside the restaurant by a task force. he had been on the run for four days. a witness says she recognized him from his distinctive tattoos on his face and neck i noticed gang task force come in and walked right up to him and told him he needed to come out of the booth. >> he walked away from a work crew last wednesday at san quentin. no one realized he was missing until an inmate head count was taken three and a half hours later. he car jacked a woman not far from the prison. family and friends preparing to honor the life of corporal singh later this week. 8 people in custody in
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connection with the shooting death of that police officer. investigators captured the suspect, 32 year old perez in bakersfield on friday. p others who were allegedly trying to help him were also arrested. hundreds of people came out to a candle light vigil over the weekend to honor him. . >> his life matters and we will be eternally grateful for what he did. >> he leaves behind a wife and five month old son. >> there will be a viewing for him on saturday january 5th. a funeral followed by an honor guard precession to the town of houston. helping former prisoners find work. the jobs they are getting in san francisco and how they're making the city safer. a woman's march planned for next month has been cancelled. the reason some people are upset about an event called off up in eureka.
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we have very light traffic conditions bay area wide which make my job uneventualliful this morning. here's a look at 880 in oakland. traffic looks good there. partly cloudy, dry conditions expected for the final day of 2018 and beyond. we have wind this morning creating an advisory in many areas. a look at what you can expect for your neighborhood, coming up. bacon, and cheddar pannidos i trio and turkey, are almost too easy to eat on the go. so panni-do eat one while you are in a car, but panni-don't, while you are on a car. order a pannido with doordash today. only at jack in the box.
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a four and a half minute video informing warren bursts into the national scene a decade ago can calls no greater consumer protection. the new year brunging new laws, new rules for pet sfoers here in california. a new law makes california the first state in the country to require all pet stores to get their pets from animal shelters or rescue organizations instead of breaders. the goal is to lesson the demand for pets from puppy mills and kitten factories that mass produce animals for sale, sometimeses in inhuman kuns. >> this bill is amazing. obviously northern california has already been very proadoption but it's exciting to see legislation get mind it. >> there was some opposition to the new law from people who say
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it's harder to find pure bred animals for certain skills and traits but people can still buy pure bred pets directly from breeders, only pet stores are prohibited. several pieces of new legislation that could affect what you eat and drink. a look at the changes which start tomorrow. >> big changes coming to california's food industry in 2019. starting january 1st, full service restaurants can only give out plastic straws when a customer requests them. businesses that violate the new law could be fined up to $300. the law will not amru to fast food restaurants. also on the first, california restaurants that offer kids meals will be required to offer water or milk as the default drink option. the bill does not ban sugary drinking for children but meant to make families make healthy healthier choices. . >> another new law is meant to
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rg late street food in california. senate bill 946 ends criminal penties and requires cities and counties to issue them licenses. beginning the first, coupties also have the option to allow home cooks to sell their food. cook add vo katy groups says the new law will help make an underground industry safer for consumers we think 100,000 people were selling online we can track in california only. >> if the county opps in they would have to apply for a permit and go through an inspection process before they can sell their food. . nobody likes to work new year's eve but if you do, there's a bonus, right? >> yes, there's not a lot of you. >> that's right. >> the roads are clear. >> yes, the treat is definitely in the fact you're not having a lot of company out on any bay area highways this morning, probably same is true for public transit although most
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agencies are operating on regular monday weekday schedule. 0 here's a look at your drive in the east bay. 880 has now been cleared. that is good news. your drive on the east shore freeway from the core tee nez bridge to the mcarthur maze, very minimal. you're looking at less than 20 minutes to make that drive and get on to the bay bridge toll plaza. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. a few cars on the road. beautiful sunrise out there. you can see no fog and you're going to have an easy drive if you're what he hadding into the city. 7:19 and i'll send it to rosemary. nice clear day out there for folks. it will be clear for the fireworks ton. >> yes, the wind out there helps to provide us with clear picture views and that's what we have this morning. we are joined by cloud cover. you can see it there as we take a peek from san francisco across the bay.
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sal's tower there. partly cloudy skies to start the day. this coming from the north. a system that is on the back side of california helping to create the pressure gradient. the high pressure has been in place for some time and that's what's pushing that storm track to the north. remaining dra through new year's eve and through the first part of looks like 2019. i'll have a look at that in the extended forecast. the winds picked up in the overnight hours for bay area hills. advisory started until midnight and going until tuesday morning. for bay side communities for today, north hill and down to the skroez mountains and bay side communities starts at 9:00 and will expire at 9:00 tonight. expect winds 40-45 miles per hour at times. a brisk one out there today. napa reporting wind gusts to 40. fairfield 32. concord reporting wind gusts to 28. breezy and with the wind out there, it stirs things around
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and that cold air isn't allowed to sink because of it temperatures for most areas starting in the 40s but it's going to feel closer to perhaps 40 degrees rather than 46 in livermore. when the temperatures are this cool and the wind is blowing, there's the wind chill factor as well. afternoon highs for today, mid to 50s, the winds dying down into the evening hours. if you're going to san francisco for the fireworks, dry cool and breezy. again, not quite as bad as we're going to see lit later today into the afternoon. temperatures begin to drop off. when the wind drops off, so do the numbers. low 40s as we slide into the first day of 201. the extended forecast there, afternoon highs remain status quo. the icons don't really change. we do have a slight chance of scattered showers arriving on sunday just a san mateo bridge warmer. >> just smidge. >> it will be a cooler one.
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blah. in may it will get easier to hail a cab at sfo. why the city is allowing more taxis at the aurpt and how it could affect cab service in the rest of the city. safety tips from the pros f you have plans on celebrating new year's eve tonight, really important advice that you will want to listen to, coming up. if you're planning on taking public transit to get to new year's eve if he is ti festivities, there's different scheduled this evening. 280 in san jose, your community this morning empty and good. sara's hair blowing in the wind. an indicator of what's going on outside. breezy conditions to start the day. wind advisory for hiels and another to follow for our bay side communities. details on what you can expect for the fiem day of to 18, coming up. this is not a bed.
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it's already 2019 in some parts of the world. that's new zealand you just watches. a huge fireworks display and light show. they rang in the new year at 3:00 a.m. our time. auckland is the first major city in the world to celebrate the holidays. sidney australia ringing in the new year as wl. thousands gathered at sidney harbor for the city's big show. a lot of rain around 8:00 but apparently it cleared and included a big display of the sidney harbor bridge and the iconic opera house.
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>> so spectacular. just about 30 minutes ago it was north korea celebrating the new year with a big year in 2018. 2019 is also lining up to be an important time as well. good morning, thanks for waking up with us on this last day of 2018. it's monday december 31, i'm claudine wong. >> good morning, glass to have you with us. dave and gasia enjoying the day off. >> more than 100 gnaw year's events planned throughout the san francisco area which means public safety agencies are working overtime to make sure you ring in 2019 safely. >> sara is live in san francisco not a lot of folks lining up just yet but about five or six hours from now the city will be pretty busy. >> yeah, that's right, it's really quiet now but thousands of people are expected to celebrate new year's eve here in san francisco. experts say planning ahead and being prepared really the best ways to ensure you have a fun
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and of course safe new year's eve. there is a pretty cool safety texting code we can share with you. a new registration code has been put out. the san francisco alert system. if you text nyesf to 888888777 you'll get a text to your phone if anything happens in san francisco tonight impacting new year's eve. of course it will also be chilly tonight. the san francisco fir department says they hope a lot of people on new year's eve who are really cold. if you're drinking tonight you may not realize how cold it is until you're in serious trouble. sath sis working together to make sure the celebrations in the city go smoothly. >> expect to see a large presence of police officers in the different venues from the water front as well as well south areas of interstainment throughout the city. we'll be staffed throughout the
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different stations as well as the areas people will be seeing the fireworks. >> as for san francisco annual new year's eve fireworks display the 15 minute show launches near pier 14 at midnight cht the company that puts on the show has installing the fireworks to get ready for tonight. if you have plans ongoing to and from san francisco today, there is a special extended bart service that starts at 8:00 tonight and goes until 3:00 in the morning. the train runs every 20 minutes until 3 a.m. but you have to be aware there are some stops if you're going to and from san francisco that won't be made because of how busy bart will be. definitely plan ahead to make sewer you have a fun and assault with a firearm night. in san francisco, sara zendanom. >> i would say it's windy out that clears out all the clouds rosemary watching the weather for us tonight. yeah, clears everything out and
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so the fireworks i think tonight specifically clear skies even as cold or better. tonight i think we'll be asking for the rain to return to the bay area. clear skies dry conditions and breezy, the winds aren't going to pick up over the course of the afternoon and then as we get into the late night evening hours they will begin to let up once again. expect a brisk one out there for your bay area monday. across the bay, partly cloudy and mostly clear. good viewing weather though because of the wind, really dry at this point. starting out with calm conditions in livermore and fog but the winds have picked up and that fog is gone. the wind advisory starts until 9:00 this morning and going until 9:00 tonight. will go until tuesday morning about 10:00. winds right now already picking up. you can see napa reporting gusts of 40 miles per hour, fairfield reporting 32.
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concord reporting 28. so the wind is blowing because of the wind out there temperatures are up by several degrees in most areas. sfo reporting 15 miles per hour, 9 in san jose and nine in livermore and the winds will grow increasingly stronger through the second part of the morning and early part of the afternoon. temperatures right now in napa 49 degrees which say big jump from yesterday morning. santa rosa as well as 40. but with the wind out there, it just really feels very blustery in many spots. 44 in castro valley and 47 in oak lan. if you have any wind 5-10 miles per hour it could feel 5-10 degrees cooler. mid upper 50s in the forecast for the afternoon today. breezy conditions and that wind advisory for the bay side communities expiring at 9:00. a lock at the temperatures expected for this evening into and into the forecast in just a bit. good morning, alley. good morning, traffic looks really good this morning if you have to be out on the roads. let's show you the maps in the
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east bay. there's one thing to tell you about in the oakland area. this crash icon isn't popping up yet but northbound 880 just north of 16th street there's a crash blocking two left lanes. be aware of that and further north at jackson street, there's a stalled shuttle bus that you should be on the look out for. you can see the camera shaking here because of the high winds we're experiencing across the bay area and the chp has put out a wind advisory along with the wind advisory that rosemary mentioned. this is specifically for the high-rise at the san mateo bridge keep both hands firmly on the steering wheel. a look at highway 24. actually lighter than it was when we looked at this picture an hour ago. you can see the bart train in the middle of the screen there. bart running on its regular monday schedule this morning even though for many people they have it off as a holiday. .
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new this morning, firefighters investigating an overnight fire at a home in the east bay. that fire broke out shortly before 3:30 at a garage. firefighters had the fire out in less than an hour. nobody was hurt but they said the garage was pretty full and now they're looking for a cause. california's attorney general says pg&e could face criminal charges including murder if investigators found reckless operation of its equipment to cause the deadly wildfires in the last two years. it does not say pg&e will be charged only that it is a possibility. the attorney who represents about 900 people who lost their homes in the camp fire in butte county in and around paradise say it would be unusual to pursue criminal charges against the company. >> the district attorney generally does not charge a company. the reason is because you can't
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put the company in jail. . >> california department of force industry and fire protection is investigating pg&e in connection with the camp fire. pg&e reported an equipment malfunction at the time and located where the fire started. a stabbing victim recovering in the hospital this morning after being attacked in the tender loin. it happened yesterday between jones and taylor. police blocked off the area as officers helped treat the victim before paramedics arrived. a suspect was arrested after attempting to flee the area. police up in the north bay are searching for a group of men who robbed two at&t stores earlier in the month. images show the three men as they entered a location two weeks ago. one of them pulled a gun while ordering customers and employees to hand over phones and other belongs. police say the same men robbed another at&t store in santa rosa just hours earlier. anyone that might have
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information is asked to give petaluma or the santa rosa police a call. fire crews are trying to determine what caused an abandoned building in oakland to catch fire for the second time in three weeks. the fire started at 10:00 yesterday morning. crews got the flames under control in 30 minutes. a fire in the same building the day before thanksgiving was reportedly started by people who are homeless. city of san francisco scaling back a plan that was meant to help out the taxi industry. the municipal agency afounsed a plan to only allow the 560 drivers using the newer permits to make pick ups. those permits are brought through the sath si for about a quarter of a million dollars. 900 other drivers couldn't pick up theirs at the airport under the new proposal but after push back, the agency will allow an additional 570 medallion holders to pick up passengers at sfo.
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the plans will take effect on february 1st. in san francisco, former prison inmates getting the second chance at life while at the same time giving back to their community according to the chronicle, the public works department contracts with the hunters point family organization. they give jobs to former inmates who monitor public restrooms and serve as masters in the civic center area. the workers have also started staffing bart elevators and will be monitoring the restrooms at the city's main library. a theme park under fire for reportedly not catering to all of its visitors. during our 8:00 hour, why one family thinks there needs to be warning signs in other languages besides english at universal studios in orlando. a record setting day for the 49ers. the team left los angeles with a loss but a tight end headed into the record books, we'll tell you why.
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happening today the stanford cardinal football team is making a bowl game of parents. they are off to pass pass, texas. stanford will be hooking up with pith and the 85th annual sun bowl, the second sun bowl appearance in three years for the cardinals playing without anywhere injured all-star running back. this will be the fourth appearance. happening today, kick off in a few hours from the red box bowl. it will be played between the oregon ducks and michigan state spartans. michigan state was 7 wins this season is a good challenge for the ducks who won 8 games, a game can be seen right here on ktvu news at 12:00.
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you can catch ktvu news at noon on ktvu plus. you have seen it before, alabama will be taking on clemson at levi stadium a week from today on january 7th. this will be the third time in four years same two teams have faced one another for that national title. we now know where the niners and raiders will be drafting in april. the niners have the second overall pick in the draft. it's the raiders have three picks they're own pick at number 4. the cowboys pick at 25 for the cooper trade and the 27th selection from the bears. those two could change depending on how far the cowboys and bears go in the playoffs. how about the niners headed to the off season with a lot of holes to fill. yesterday many of those holes were exposed by the playoff bound rams. >> some very impressive gains. tries to bounce it to the outside. loses the ball and scooped up
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by the rams. >> that was the story of the night. the niners turned the ball over way too much. the full back fumbled the ball in the first wart quarter. the rams won it, 48-32. a lot of points in the game 49ers finish the year at 4-12. 49ers made a big effort to find george kit l in the game and for good reason, he's really good. he finished the game with 149 yards receiving, most yards ever by a tight end in the nfl in a regular season. earlier on sunday travis sell si kelsey set a new high beating gron gron's record. . the okay land readiers hire a general manager mike mayock to run the team.
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he's never actually held a job with an nfl team or scouting xas thank you. the formal announcement could come as soon as today. the raiders search for a place to play in 2019 expanding overseas according to a uk tabloid saying they are in talks with the to then ham stadium. the raiders still have them at their headquarters so they can spend time between their road games. the one place the raiders don't like to play, they were blown out sunday by the chiefs in sans sans city. >> one second and ten. he looks the other way. it's intercepted. his receiver wasn't looking. to the end zone. >> there you go, wasn't pretty yesterday afternoon at arrow head for the silver and black. the chiefs burned the raiders secondary a number of times for big touchdowns.
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pat m ah oshsmes was monster rouse. there's a lot of talk around the raiders and the future after derek carr and others under john gruden and where they will play as well. 7:47 out to allie rasmus watching the roads for us on this monday morning. pretty easy morning. >> yes, everything lacks good except for one problem spot that has just popped up northbound 880 in oak land, we'll show you the map. this is northbound 880 just north of 16th street. you can see the slowing there. there's a crash blocking two left lanes and a big rig is involved and the latest notes say they're going to have to get a tow truck to move the big rig out of the way. that's what's causing the back up there. this is the only problem we have seen and 880 in the oakland coliseum, it's not creating a back up that extends all the way south of 16th street. so hopefully they will get that issue resolved and the driver on 880 to the mac maze and bay
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bridge toll plaza will be good. speaking of the toll mradz, it lacks great this morning. barely anyone on the road. not a lot of folks getting into san francisco now. 12 hours from now i suspect this will be a different story. you should definitely consider taking public transit. a lot of agencies have free rides after 8:00 p.m. including muni and caltrain. bart will have additional trains and also running late through the early morning hours for all those new year's eve festivities. it's 7:48. rosemary is here to tell us people watching the fireworks in san francisco getting a nice view. >> clear skies in place, wind in place as well so it's going to be brisk. in fact, a wind advisory for the bay side communities starting at 9:00 and expire at 9:00 tonight. giving you a live look there at the golden gate bridge, isn't that a beautiful view. you can see the camera moving around a bit. the winds are picking up in many spots.
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for our hills the advisory lasts until tomorrow morning. high pressure parked over the pacific, a system moving through the pacific northwest and dropping on the back side of california is bringing the pressure gradient creating the wind so it's with us throughout tonight into our bay side communities and hills going until tuesday morning. north bay and east bay, wind gusts could reach to 60 miles per hour. around the bay later this morning and into the early part of the afternoon, gusts could reach to about 45 miles per hour. expires at 9:00. winds will begin to die down but i expect us to be breezy for the late night festivities and being outdoors is a brisk one. napa reporting wind gusts to 40 miles per hour. fairfield reporting gusts to 32. so we're just getting started. expect that to last throughout the day. with the winds going the temperatures are up but it's going to feel a whole lot chillier than what it reads because the wind chill factor.
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46 in livermore p. 46 in san rafael. could feel more like upper 30s and low 40s instead of the upper 40s we're seeing around the bay. afternoon highs today, breezy conditions and 56 in san francisco. upper 50s in oakland. 55 in concord and for the north bay, 55. clear, cool and breezy as you head into the evening hours. the winds begin to die down some but will remain in place for our hills through early tomorrow morning. temperatures will be dropping off into the 40s by midnight and continuing to cool. once those winds die, the temperatures really begin to plummet. as far as rain is concerned, we're dry most of the week. take a look at that sunday and the next possibility of rain and right now looks like it's staying south of us. we're still several days out, that could change. temperatures remaining in the upper 50s for afternoon highs. cool overnight lows with mainly dry conditions until then. >> i know you're back early tomorrow. are you going out tonight? >> probably an early dinner. >> i feel your pain. >> that's the extent of my
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celebrating. >> happy new year to us. thanks rosemary. coming up next, a drop in the cost of rent in san francisco. the new study that found a slight dip in rental costs in 2018 and how the city compared with the rest of the country oochlt let's check in with mike for a look at what's coming up. good morning, coming up in the next hour, college football fans packing up and getting ready to head out to santa clara. the flights expected ahead of the upcoming national champ yob ship game. help is on the road for people who lost everything in the camp fire. how one man's act of kindness has grown into a plan to house dozens of families. we're back, after the break.
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amazon is adding more whole foods stores across the country t. amazon wants to put more customers within the two hour delivery range for governors. amazon purchased whole foods about a year and a half ago for $13 billion. workers have visited parts of idaho, utah and wyoming where the retailer currently has no stores. amazon hasn't confirmed any whole foods expansion plans yet. rent in san francisco still the highest in the country. research says san francisco has
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the highest median rent in the nation, roughly around $3,500 for a one bedroom apartment and that's down lightly from 2017. rent in oakland, boston and la have gone up above 9% but not enough to surprise san francisco still about $1,000 higher. a new report shows home sales in the bay area were down 15% last month compared to this time last year. housing research firm core logic says november was the 6th month in a row to see a drop in sales across all of our nine bay area counties. also home prices are coming down. in june the median price at 875 $875,000 which was the highest ever recorded but by november the median house price dropped more than 6%. came down to 800. aqua man continues to dominate the box office over the weekend.
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0. >> i always knew you were special. . >> the dc comics story finished at number one for the second woke in a row and made more than 51 million bucks over the weekend. the fair and impartial m is now approaching the $750 million mark in global ticket sales. no change to the top three movies over the weekend, mary poppins saw a 19 percent increase in ticket sales and that movie made $28 million. bumblebee added $20 million. lottery players hope to start the new year by hitting the jackpot. that would be nice. the mega millions price is 415 $415 million, the 8th largest in mega million history. the drawing set to take place tomorrow on new year's night, the largest prize was drawn in october. that jackpot was more than 1.5
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$1.5 billion and by the way, the person that won that has not stepped forward just yet. up next, the star of the democratic party now bidding for the highest office in the nation. what senator elizabeth warren had to say this morning about running for president. reports of a warning sign ignored. what the town of paradise could have done to save more lives.
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in san francisco, the plans to find a great spot to catch a big fireworks show. keeping an eye on the roadways for motorists under the influence, the push to keep drivers safe and what public transportation are available. 0 oofrments hong kong police mentioning people down by the
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harbor $15 million worth of fireworks. the brilliant show going on there now. you sew the fireworks going off all over the world. in san francisco, ours will be stunning and spectacular as well. our bay side communities coming next. so for the bay side and east bay valley locations going on until 9:00 tonight.
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wind gus could reach 40 miles per hour at times. concord was gusting to 28. 49 in san francisco and redwood city. when temperatures are in the 30s and 40s you and have wind, the wind chill factor makes it
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feel colder than what the temperatures reid. a look at the afternoon highs when i come back and we'll take a look into the extended forecast, coming up. time now is 8:02 let's check the highways with alley. highways overall look good. some traffic cameras you can see the camera being shaken by the strong wind. in fact, there's a wind advisory for bay area bridges. let's start with the map. in the south bay things are looking good overall. no major issues to tell you about. you can see that here in this picture, both directions things look good. caltrain we have seen it go by a few times. operating on a regular weekday schedule. after 8:00 tonight though until 2:00 a.m., they have free rides for people getting up and down the peninsula into the city. taking a lock at the san mateo bridge, chp issued a wind advisory for the span of this bridge where winds will be strongest so if you're crossing that area keep both hands firmly on the steering wheel and taking a look at the golden gate bridge, it's a pretty
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picture. no real traffic to tell you about. before the golden gate if you're headed southbound 101 there's a report of a stalled vehicle. time now is 8:04 let's go back to the desk. thousands of people will be on san francisco's embarcadero tonight to usher in the new year with a bang. when the clock strikes midnight fireworks will launch from barges near the ferry building and pier 14. the weather should cooperate with clear skies which means you won't have the fog blocking the view of fireworks. some of your best viewing spots might be along the embarcadero between follow some and mission. people are being discouraged from going to treasure island to watch the fireworks. the development authority says parking and viewing areas are limited because of several ongoing construction projects in the area. some roads and parking areas inaccessible. the highway patrol on the look out for anyone driving under the influence. the chp is continuing a max enforcement period that started
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at 6:01 p.m. on friday lasting until 11:59 p.m. tomorrow night. that means all available officers are on duty. during the last new year's max enforcement period, 40 people died in collisions in california. bart will be running oen a holiday schedule tonight. passengers being encouraged to do research because trains will be skipping some stations. antioch and richmond trains heading into san francisco will not stop at the embarcadero station. dublin, pleasanton and south fremont trains will not stop at the montgomery street station. after the fireworks show, passengers heading east across the bay will not be able to get off at west oakland. muni is offering free roads tonight and additionally trains will be available between west portal and 4th and king. vta offering freeze rides tonight as well and there's extended service until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. the free rides come one night
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before vta fares increase on light ram and local bus routes. officials in san francisco are encouraging everyone to sign up for emergency text message alerts. just next nye sf to 888-777. the alerts will notify subscribers. a new report claims there were several warnings that could have prevented the filed fire tragedy in paradise. 84 people were killed and 13,000 homes destroyed in the camp fire. the city of paradise should have done more to prepare, claiming a report. national transportation planners say they should set a new bar for emergency planners in wildfire areas. cal kael attorney general says pg&e could face criminal
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charges including murder if they find reckless operation of equipment caused deadly wildfires. the brief from the attorney general did not say pg&e will be chashged, only that it's a possibility. an attorney who represents about 900 people who lost their homes in the camp fire in and around paradise said it would be unusual to pursue criminal charges against a company. >> the district attorney or attorney general generally does not charge a company. the reason is because you can't put the company in jail. >> the california department of forestry and fire protection is investigating pg&e in connection with the camp fire. pg&e reported an equipment malfunction at the time and the location where the fire started. one of the democratic parties most prominent names is considering a run for president in 2020. >> that's the america i'm fighting for. that's why i'm watching an exploratory committee for
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president. >> elizabeth warren posted a four and a half minute video on youtube. she arrived on the national political scene a decade ago during the financial crisis. since then she quickly became one of the party's more prominent liberals. day ten of a partial goment shut down and the five billion dollars president trump wants continues to be a stumbling block. the president has continued tweeting about the impact saying in part, i'm in the oval office and democrats come back from vacation now and give us the votes necessary for border security including the wall. republican senator lindsey graham met with the president at the white house yesterday and seemed optimistic about a compromise that may include help for daca recipients. >> it would go a long way to securing our border and if we could find a way to make sure
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the daca recipients have a work permit, it certainly makes their lives better. >> the new congress convenes on thursday and it's expected the new house majority led by democrat nancy pelosi will pass legislation to end the government shut down. it still needs to go through the senate and get the president's signature. the government shut down is affecting some areas because of health and safety concerns. >> it's not what we expect. kids were excited for the lighthouse but they couldn't see it. >> dirty restrooms are creating a health hazard and many are closed and parking lots are closed at the lighthouse in north district operation center. park visitor centers are closed as well as the parking lot and trail head. many visitors are disappointed and others are exploring the park on their own knowing services are limited. >> we made sure that we not relying on rangers for anything.
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>> totally irresponsible. very frustrating and i'm very angry about what's going on in washington. >> also drake's beach is closed to protect pregnant elephant seals and the public from aggressive male seals. the back floor country campgrounds remain open but reportedly no drinking water. staffers are seen pushing and dragging children. a male staffer pulled a boy into a room and slapping him and pushing him against a wall. the paper says another video shows a female staffer pushing a child through a conference room and then dragging the child into another room. as the partial government shut down continues, lawmakers are vowing to improve the immigration policy. republican senator lindsey graham is promising congress will look into the deaths of two migrant children in border patrol.
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over the weekend the president tweeted about their deaths and blamed democrats. >> i don't like some of the democrats using these deaths as political pawns. >> isn't that what the president just did. >> the president does not want these children to come on this journey to begin with. >> homeland security secretary visited u.s. fills along the mexican border and promised new medical screening procedures for all child migrants. family and friends preparing to honor the life of corporal singh later this week. meanwhile seven people are in custody in connection with the death. seven others allegedly trying to help him flee were arrested. hundreds of people came out to candle light vigil over the weekend to honor corporal singh. >> his life matters and we're eternally grateful for what he did for us.
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>> singh leaves behind a wife and five month old son. newly elected central valley congressmen josh hearter released a statement saying our community lost a bright star. he dedicated himself to keeping our community safe and his death in the line of duty is a tragic loss for all of us in the central valley. on friday there will be an honor guard viewing for corporal singh and on saturday funeral services will be held at the cross point community church in month december toe set for 10:00 in the morning. the funeral will be followed by an honor guard precession. an attack in san francisco caught on camera. the suspect seen in the video is now behind bars. we're going to hear from the woman who recorded the incident on her phone. new laws coming in 2019, new requirements that aims to squeeze out puppy mills and kitten factories. we have just a couple of crashes to tell you about in
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oakland, details on that in just a second. here's a look at your drive in the east shore freeway, traffic here in emoriville and most bay area roadways very light this morning. it's a cold blustery start to the day with wind advisory in our heels and one to come for our bay side communities and valley locations. a look at the current conditions and what you can expect in the extended forecast, coming up.
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ofrjts a man pulled up next to a car after it left a houston area walmart parking lot. a mother and four children in the car. a little girl dayed at the scene. the mother wounded but survived her injury. the truck pasadena away and a motive not yet known. there are new rules for pet stores in california. the new law makes california the first state in the country to require all pet stores to get their pets from rescue organizations. the goal is to lesson the demands from kitten factories. sometimes in inhumane conditions. >> this bill is amazing. obviously northern california has already been very proadoption but it's exciting to see legislation get behind it. >> there was opposition to the new law from people who say it's harder to find pure bred animals known for certain skills and trades but people can still buy pure bred pets.
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only the pet stores are prohibited oorjts looks like the oakland raiders hired a general manager. adam sheft ner is reporting they hired mike mayoc to run the team, one of the draft analysts and haes never held a job with an nfl team in any scouting or personnel capacity. a formal announcement could come today. the raiders search to play has expanded overseas. they are in talks with the soccer club to play home games in london. ed the d raiders played three games in england but could now mo the entire home team schedule in the country. they could spend time there in between road games. time now is 8:17 out to alley for a check on the roads. how are we doing? >> things look good. a couple minor injury issues in oakland. a crash let's show you on the maps on northbound 880 just north of 16th street.
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it's slowing things down. in the process of towing a big rig out of the way. eastbound 980 just before the westbound 580 overpass in oakland has az crash. over in the livermore valley westbound 580 at flynn, a report of a car on fire. taking a look at highway 24 in lafayette, it's sparse on the roads. this is the theme on this new year's eve day. a lot of people have the day off. so if you're heading into the city, this is what you're facing at the bay bridge toll plaza. no need for metering lights turned on. this is the heaviest aye seen it all morning long. over to rosemary now. the winds are howling out there and that means you will be have to be careful as you cross the san mateo bridge included in there as well. the richmond san rafael, west and east facing bridges giving
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you trouble out there as we move through your morning and into the afternoon. giving you a look, a tweet sent out, mount saint helena areas reporting wind gusts to 73 miles per hour and our east bay locations i had a tweet from a viewer who says in brentwood those winds are gusting to 50 and antioch as well as pittsburgh also reporting wind gusts of 49 miles per hour. wind advisory not even in place just yet. will be until 9:00 tonight for our east bay valley locations and around the bay side communities. in our hills, wind advisory underway going until tomorrow morning. right now atlas peak reporting 27 miles per hour. hawk eye reporting 24. oakland gills gusts to 23. expecting it to grow stronger in some areas. for today, a check on numbers around the oakland airport, gusting to 21. fairfield gusting to 29 earlier. napa reporting wind gusts to about 40. fairfield reporting wind gusts to 44.
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sfo reporting 35 and livermore reporting 29 miles per hour. a chilly blustery start to the day. the winds tend to keep the temperatures up so we're not in the 30s but it could feel like with wind blowing out there. 46 degrees in brentwood. 49 in oakland. 50 for downtown san francisco. here's a look at the water vapor loop showing the circulation going on in the atmosphere. high pressure remaining in control over the pacific. squeezed out a bill over the last 24 hours as this system dropped in on the back side of california. the pressure gradient is what is kicking up the wind. for the afternoon today, the wind advisory with winds continuing to blow throughout until 9:00 expected to finally begin to die down. 58 degrees the afternoon high in oakland, 56 in san francisco. getting into your evening hours, clear, cool and breezy for your festivities tonight. by 8:00 or so, we'll be cooling back into the mid to upper 40s and at the stroke of midnight, low 40s so chilly conditions expected there.
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bundle it up. there's a look at your extended forecast. we remain dry until sunday. our next for rain and afternoon highs don't change either. upper 50s in the forecast for most. >> steady pattern, okay. plans to expand business, how amazon aims to bring more produce options to its customers. a theme park under fire for not catering to all visitors. why one family thinks there needs to be warning signs in other languages besides english at universal studios in orlando.
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a cyber attack disrupted printing for several los angeles newspapers over the weekend. the baltimore sun and chicago tribune were among those targeted. the new york times also affected. the attack came from outside the united states. tribune publishing said it first detected the malware on friday and the company says there's no evidence the personal or financial information of customers was compromised. universal studios orlando resort is facing a lawsuit over the lack of warning signs for rides and languages other than english. the 38-year old's family filed a lawsuit and his family is from guatemala and says he suffered a heart attack in 2016 after riding the skull island ride. he had prior heart problems and
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did not speak english. his family says universal was negligent by not displaying warning signs in spanish. local tourism figures show more than 6 million out of 7 million visitors come from outside the united states. the theme resort didn't comment on pending litigation. thousands of people gather in new york stair to ring in the new year. they ran tests to make sure everything is working for tonight's ball drop. it's covered in more than a a million crystals. >> new year's receive is a global celebration seen by billions of people around the world and a huge part of that is the entire world is coming together as one and focusing on the things we have in common. >> we also like that 9:00 p.m. west coast celebration. >> you can watch the ball drop
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from time square here on fox ktvu coverage. you will see it on the 10:00 news. heading out to new york at 11:00. the movie bird box has smashed a netflix record with a never before seen number. the thriller stars sandra bullock had the best ever first week for a netflix film. 45 million accounts have now streamed bird box, the film follows her character saz she tries to get her children to safety. >> i have not seen. that. put it on the list. the jobs fou available to prison inmates that allows them to give back to the community. new year's eve preparations underway in san francisco. it's not just drink bing that emergency crews are looking out for tonight. we'll explain coming up. we're following up on a couple of crashes in the bay area this morning. overall your commute is very much lake what you see here at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of holiday lights and easy drive for a lot of folks out there.
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more, coming up. it's a blustery start to the day. winds are gusting wind advisory in place for hills and bay side communities and valleys coming next. a look at what you can expect outside your doors this morning and into the afternoon and your evening festivities coming up in just a bit.
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welcome back to mornings on two, i'm claudine wong in for gasia mikaelian. >> big plans tonight? >> going to a friends house. a nice way to celebrate new year. >> i'll be in bed about 9:01. you're back here with me at 4:00 a.m.. >> yes. >> it's 2019 in some areas of the world.
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0 here's a look at new year's eve celebrations in new ceo larnd where a huge fireworks display and light show rang in the new year. auckland is the first major city in the world to celebrate the holiday. two hours later check it out, this was sidney australia ringing in the new year, always fantastic over sidney harbor where thousands gathered. friends there watching the city's big show, it was rainy. they waited it out and it was worth it. the display on the iconic opera house part of the gorgeous shots. a big year for south korea ringing in the new year. >> friends in australia now? i do have friends did you get the invite? i did not. just the facebook hey don't you wish you were me and i said yes. >> that's cool. so. >> so i did a twitter poll.
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people are doing a 88% home in their jammies # 8%? >> it's a small sampling. there's thousands out shivering maybe at the embarcadero but wrth it. >> yes, the thicker jacket. winds with us over the course of the afternoon and the wind advisory not expiring for our bay side communities until 9:00 tonight. wind gusts are reaching anywhere from 45-50 miles per hour in areas of our east bay at this hour. antioch, pittsburgh and brentwood reporting very strong gusts. mount diablo reach ing reaching 22. the wind advisory in place until tuesday morning for the hills. the wind gusts expected at 60. mount saint helena reporting above 70 miles per hour. here's a look at some of the current winds now oakland hills reporting 236789 atlas peak and
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the north bay reporting 26. around the bay area, the winds are blowing. napa at 50 miles per hour right now sustained but napa at one point reporting wind gusts of 40. fairfield near 30. oakland at 21 at the airport and novato gusts to 20. so a chilly blustery start to the day. we have partly cloudy skies and dry conditions in place because of the wind. sfo 35 miles per hour on the gusts and livermore nearing 30. temperatures this morning upper 40s and livermore, 47 in castro valley. oakland to the north bay, 48 in novato and 39 in santa rosa. temperatures are going to feel 5-10 degrees colder than what the temperature reads but because of the winds, numbers are up by 14 degrees. afternoon highs for today, mid to upper 50s around the region. breezy conditions barely beginning to die down into the evening hours. if you have dinner plans the advisory until 9:00. a look at what you can expect temperature rise wise for
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tonight and tabing a look at the first days of 2019, coming up. time now is 8:32. good morning, if you're headed out on the roads, an easy drive ahead. roadways looking clear. a couple incidents here eastbound 980 before the westbound 580 overpass. there's a crash there and below that icon, northbound 880 just north of 16th street, there's a collision now in the clearing stages not tying things up too badly because not that many people on the road. a look at your drive in the mac arthur maze, 17 minutes. even authoritier drive than what we would sometimes see on this stretch of freeway on the weekends. traffic moving smoothly in both directions in bay point. bart also operating on its regular monday schedule today. tomorrow they're on a sunday schedule. today they're on a regular weekday schedule until 8:00
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tonight and then they're switching to their new year's eve schedule with more trains and though the all making the stops in the city. you can also see that the highway camera there is just being shaken back and forth by the wind. strong winds to deal with specifically on the san mateo bridge bridge and a lot of the bay area bridges. be aware of that. time now is 8:34 back to the desk. thousands of people heading off to san francisco to ring in the new year and public safety agencies working together to make sure everyone has a fun and safe night. sara is live for us this morning in the city with helpful tips. hey sara. >> reporter: good morning, well it really is a collaborative team effort between the san francisco department of emergency management, the police department and the fire department. just to make sure everyone has a very safe new year's eve. of course they are worried about people who drink too much but another big issue tonight is just how cold it is. i can vouch it's really cold out in san francisco now.
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it's going to be colds tonight as well. the cold really can creep up on you. i asked the san francisco fire department what their biggest call is on new year's eve and what they respond to the most and they say they have to help a lot of people that are too cold. i may be harder to realize how cold it is if you're drink king so fire crews recommend bundling up. agencies are working together to make sure the celebrations in the city go smoothly but you can help too. >> we certainly look out for all hazards and so we support our police department and partners in doing that but the public can help as well. if you see something suspicious, call 911 or flag down a nearby police officer. >> another way to make sure you're prepared for the night is by registering for the alert sf texting code for new year's eve.
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if you text nyesf to 888-777 you'll get a text to your phone if anything happens tonight in san francisco impacking the sill bragss. celebration. part service goes from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. there's places the trainwon't stop between when you're going to and from san francisco so be prepared and check that out so you make sure you have a ride home. in san francisco this morning, sara zendanom, ktvu news . firefighters investigating an overnight fire at a home in the east bay that broke out shortly before 3:30 in a garage on temple drive. the firefighters had the fire out in less than an hour. they said the garage was full at the time. investigators now working to determine a cause. the suspect in an attack in san francisco is now behind bars. police arrested the 25 year old mel ton kelly around 7:20 yesterday morning.
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when he showed up to work at the church, kelly is the man scene on video punching, robbing and stomping on another man on friday steps from the powell street bart station. jenny captured the disturbing incident on her cell phone. >> the attacker was punching the victim and gagging him and throwing him to the floor and kicking him over repeatedly. you can see that his face was swollen. >> the argument started over a bluetooth speaker. the men were wrestling on the ground and some witnesses tried to intervene. . >> if that weren't enough, if he weren't near on the brink of death, the attacker fished into his pockets and stole whatever money he had. >> kelly was hired as part of glide's community safety team for if holidays. employees became aware of the incident after seeing the video and cooperating with authorities. a stabbing victim was
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attacked in the tender loin yesterday after 11:00 in the morning on el farro between jones and taylor. police blocked off the area as officers helped treat the victim before pair med eks arrived. that victim in critical condition but expected to survive. the suspect was arrested after attempted to flee the area. in san francisco, former prison inmates getting a second chance at life while at the same time giving back to their community. add cording to the chronicle, the public works department contracts with the hunters point family organization to give jobs to former unmates. they monitor public restrooms and serve as ambassadors. the papers say hunters point family workers have also started staffing bart elevators and will soon be monitoring the restrooms. happening today, the stanford cardinal football team is making a bowl game appearance in pass pass, texas. stanford playing the pittsburgh panthers in the 85 annual sun bowl. the cardinals will be playing
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without injured star running back bryce love. this will be pit's fourth appearance. also happening today, kick off a few hours away for the red box bowl out at levi stadium. will be played between the oregon ducks and the michigan state spar tan. michigan state will be a good challenge for the ducks who won 8 games this season. the game can be seen here on ktvu news at noon. you can watch the news at noon over on ktvu plus. the teams are set for the college football playoff national championship game, the alabama crimson tide taking on the clemson tigers at levi stadium on january 7th. the third time in four years these two teams have faced each other for the national championship. hope for a good game there. >> you can expect a lot of college football fans packing up and getting ready to head to santa clara. the extra flights added ahead of the upcoming national
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championship game. who doesn't want to start the new year off with extra cash. how much is up for grabs in the mega millions jackpot. if you have to be out on the road early on this new year's eve morning, the treats and reward is the fact that you're not going to have a lot of company on the roads. bay area traffic looks light this morning. a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and other roadways, coming up. you may be holding tight to the wheel because those winds are howling through the bay area and hills. i'll have a look at the current conditions as the wind advisory in place for today and what you can expect for evening festivities, coming up.
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. the chp has a warning for those heading out to celebrate -- we're watching and will be ticketing. k tvu south bay reporter jesse gary is live at the san jose c hshsp office with more on that. >> good morning, to you and the chp have max enforcement efforts over the christmas holiday period. we saw over 100 citations for
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suspected zui and 47 deaths due to traffic collisions. the message as claudine wong said over the new year's holiday, do not get behind the wheel if you're drinking driving. joining me now, what kind of things will you and your officers looking for tonight as we ring in the new year? just dui? >> no, we're looking not just for dui but also primary inclusion factors including speed, unsaef lane changes and distracted driving. if i'm doing 66 and it's 65, will it get pulled over? >> we're looking for excessive speeders people in and out of traffic, just going a high rate of speed. >> last new year's 2017 going into 2018 max enforcement saw
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40 fatalities. two-thirds of those victims were not wearing seat belts. that's like almost 27 out of the 40 were not wearing seat belts. is the message getting through? >> obviously if we have that many people not wearing seat belts it's not getting through. i would say if you're the person inside the vehicle and you see someone not wearing a seat belt, speak up and let them know. drivers, you're responsible if someone is not wearing a seat belt in your vehicle you can be cited. >> front seat only? >> front and back. doesn't matter their age. if they're over 18 and not wearing a seat belt, the driver can stul get a ticket for it. >> even in the backseat? >> yes. >> glad i asked that question. >> if you're driving a vehicle, you're responsible for everyone in the vehicle. >> okay. hopefully the numbers come down this year. >> yes, we do hope that. >> that's why we're out here doing max enforcement and extra units on the roads watching for these things.
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>> we appreciate your time this morning. the best in 2019. >> you too, thank you. >> the vta offering free rides beginning tonight at 8 8:00 p.m. and go until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. the tipty tow service continues f. you have had too much to drink and you can't get home, they will drive you home tow your vehicle to your house as wl. let's hope for a safe new year's everybody out there and to you claudine wong, live in san jose this morning, jesse gary, fox ktvu news. airlines are offering new direct flights to the bay area for the college football playoff national championship game set for next week. for alabama and clemson fans american and delta airlines are adding direct flights from greenville and birmingham,
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alabama to san jose. united airlines is adding nonstop flights to san francisco from the greenville spart tan burg airport. time now is 8:47. let's go back out to allie rasmus with this easy commute. a couple problem spots but normally on a monday. >> those have sense cleared up so it's easy all around and so let's start with the maps in the south bay. that's where sometimes on a typical monday we see things get tied up. not the case today. sea of green on the roads down there. 280 in san jose north and southbound direction look good. caltrain appears in this camera shot and today it's operating on a regular monday schedule. after 8:00 tonight, free rides for folks. muni is going to have free rides after 8:00 for new year's eve festivities as well. the san mateo bridge, very strong winds escape ri as you head over the span and that's
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the case for most of the bay area brinls this morning including the golden gate bridge. no traffic here to tell you about. wind advisory in effect and rosemary is going to tell us more about that and our new year's eve forecast. >> yes, so it's going to be a breezy one as you mentioned. those winds are picking up. wind advisory until 9:00 tonight and for hills going until tomorrow morning. starting at midnight for our hills and stronger gusts as well as mount diablo reaching above 70 miles per hour. one of our viewers in the brentwood area reporting gusts of 50 and national weather service confirmed areas like antioch and pittsburgh also nearing 50 miles per hour gusts. buoys on the water reporting strong winds to 40. napa airport reporting gusts to 40. so it's a breezy one out there. notice the direction of the wind coming from here. so all of our bridges, the richmond and san rafael and san mateo bridge, the ones that run
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east to west you're going to have that wind pushing up against the side of your car. so you're doing this a lot throughout the afternoon. fairfield reporting gusts of 29. oakland airport reporting 21. livermore reporting 29 and sfo gusts of 35. temperatures right now in the upper 30s in santa rosa. a lot of 40s and a few low 50s out there but with the winds it's going to feel very blustery. you're not going to want to leave without a jacket. mid to upper 50s in the forecast. the wind advisory expiring at 9:00 going to see the breeze with us but not as bad as the afternoon as we head into the late night hours, temperatures falling off. it's in the low 40s as we get into midnight and the overnight hours continuing to cool. so a cold one for tonight. little breezy tomorrow but not as bad as today and dry throughout with our first chance of rain coming on sunday. >> and ending 2018 dry starting 2019 just as dry.
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>> controversial supreme court appointment, the ongoing investigation into russia, coming up we take a look back at the world of politics in 2018 and a look ahead at 2019. first, a larger paycheck could be in store for many workers next year. where minimum wage is on the rise. it's time for our lowest prices of the season on
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in today's dollars and cents, millions of californians getting a pay raise in the new year.
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the minimum wanl goes up to $12 an hour starting tomorrow. it will continue to go up one dollar a year before it hits $15 an hour. many areas in the state already have higher minimum wage. research from the rental site says san francisco has the highest median rent in the nation, $3,500 for a one bedroom apartment. rents in oakland, boston and los angeles have gone up all above 9% but not enough to surpass san francisco's median rent which is still $1,000 higher. home sales in the bay area down 15% last month compared to the same time last year. housing research firm core logic says november was the 6th month in a row to see a drop in sales across all nine bay area counties. the median price at $870,000 which was the highest recorded and the median home price
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dropped 6% to $815,000. more businesses are taking their stores online, amazon planning to add more whole foods stores across the u.s. the wall street journal says amazon wants to put more customers within the two hour delivery range for groceries. they purchased whole foods more than a year and a half ago. workers have reportedly visited parts of idaho, utah and wyoming. amazon has not confirmed any whole foods expansion plans. lot toe players hope to start the new year by hitting the jackpot. the mega millions prize has groan to $415 million, the 8th large errs in historist history. the drawing set to take place tomorrow, new year's day. the largest was drawn in october, more than 1.5 billion $1.5 billion and still has not been claimed. tomorrow marks the 10th an verse vi of the deadly shooting of oscar grant in oakland. coming up, how he's being remembered by friends, family and the community.
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plus, an attempt to run from police ends with flooded city streets, the suspects behind the wheel of a stolen car that crashed into a hydrant.
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a woman that died after being attacked by a lion. this happened in an animal sanctuary in north carolina. the woman 22-year-old, alexander black was an intern. the attack happened when a keeper was cleaning out alliance enclosure. the animal escaped and made it past a locked area. the lion killed the woman quickly. they tried to tranquilize of the lien multiple times. they were unsuccessful and the line was shot and killed. travelers that were on it
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flights out of newark on a christmas eve may have been exposed to measles. and international traveler arrived on a flight from brussels and may have traveled other parts of the airport. it could take until january 14 to develop symptoms. that include a rash, high fever, and a runny nose. they are strongly suggesting that anyone that might have been exposed to call your doctor. do not go to the emergency room because that could lead to spreading if you are an affected. authorities are searching for justin franks who slipped away from him minimum security prison. he was a serving time for first- degree burglary. an inmate who escaped from san quentin was caught yesterday at a fast food restaurant. a car crashed into a fire
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hydrant spewing the water onto city streets. there were two men inside the car that were fugitives. one on the run for robbery, the other for assault. we know the name of the snowboarder found dead at a tahoe snow resort. craig jutila was pronounced dead at sierra tahoe yesterday. he died of heart attack. he was the family pastor at melton kelly, 25 three in los gatos. they will be hosting a celebration of life on monday. the dallas police and fire system purchased a resort for $111 million. under new leadership they sold the property for a fraction of
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that cost. a councilman said that the resort was the low light of inappropriate purchases made by the fund. today at 9 am. new year's eve preparations underway as the bay area gets ready for 2019. it looks like we will enter the new year with a partial government shutdown as of both asides continue to debate the issues of a border wall. a woman reunited with her wedding ring? a beautiful monday morning in the city by the bay. the great city of san francisco. no whether in sight. it's going to be packed tonight. the big celebration used to be down in union square, but it got a little too wild and crazy. so thousands of people

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