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governor signs it, the bill will take effect in 2023. more than a dozen presidential hopefuls will be in the center today for the convention. the front one or runner will be a no-show. the man who was tased and killed, and they are taking action now for the man his sister says is from a death from an incident that started over jaywalking. >> from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on 2. >> welcome back, friday, may 31. >> good morning, let's talk about friday and weekend weather. steve paulson is in his office. >> the last day of may, it was a very cool and rainy may, two. all those thunderstorms could be in the mix, northeast again, is it the arrival of "juneuary"?
there is a sign of a warm-up, then a cool down. that is what the models are showing. the delta breeze, which was turbocharged yesterday is much quieter, it was up to 30 miles per hour southwest 13, and in this kind of a pattern this time of year, that is an indicator that it'll bump up. a big circulation around modesto, the foothills will generate more thunderstorms, also out to the sacramento, san joaquin valley. also up to mendocino, lake county again, something to watch. sometimes they can drift backs towards us. probably not over the bay, but it might be very close. plenty of low clouds in place, but it'll burn off sooner. 40s and 50s on the temperatures. reports of hail and really intense rain, some of that will pick up over the mountains, so
the good time to travel is right now, as they develop late in the evening. sal is here, it has been pretty quiet so far, still good?>> it is quiet compared to what you normally see. there is traffic out there, however it is a 24 minute drive from the bridge to the macarthur maze, that is not bad, if you are driving from vallejo to the macarthur maze, and into san francisco, you have to wait through a little bit of slow traffic. it is not that bad at the bay bridge compared to what it normally is, obviously this week we had a really bad day, so it is nothing like that at all. there are no problems on interstate 880 and north and south, and 580 looking pretty good. i'm wondering when this is going to become really slow. it really hasn't. highway 4 normally is, if you look at the commute into the silicon valley, it is doing pretty well, so there was a crash, traffic is a little slow there. there are options. let's go
back to the desk. the california democratic convention starts this weekend in san francisco, and many of the democratic presidential candidates will be in the bay area today. christian is at moscone center where there are some major changes this year. good morning. four good morning, we are expecting major players from telephone you state democratic party to be here as well as 14 of the democrats currently running for president. california senator, kamala harris, bernie sanders, elizabeth warren are among the big names expected to attend this weekend, many of those democrats expecting to take on donald trump in 2020 will get some face time with leaders, the state gaining significantly , not making an appearance at the convention, front runner, joe biden. the chronicle senior political writer says, joe biden has little to gain at california's
convention. >> he is so far ahead, he doesn't need to come out here, why mess up a good thing? he will be in ohio, he will have his own spotlight on him, as opposed to sharing it with 13 other candidates. why share that spotlight when you can have your own somewhere else? he's likely to come out very soon afterwards, he's going to be setting up a big fundraising operation, he's going to try to get some of the bay area money, as we always say, this is the atm of democratic politics. he's going to be coming out here soon. >> reporter: joe biden will be stopping in columbus, ohio this weekend, he is expected to visit san francisco next week. as for california, the state party is expected to elect a new chairperson this weekend, the convention gets underway at 10:00 this morning and runs through sunday. we are in san francisco, ktvu fox 2 news . our weekly political show, the issue is, will focus on the convention, and we will be speaking with candidate, beto
o'rourke. that airs tomorrow morning, 6:30, it'll be followed by more coverage of mornings on 2. an extradition hearing is set for this morning for one of two people charged with dismembering a man in san francisco. douglas lomas and stephanie ching are being held on suspicion of killing her 73- year-old father earlier this month. authorities say the couple was captured after fleeing to china, they were brought back to the u.s. and they are being held in virginia on homicide charges. douglas is due in court this morning, stephanie waved her hearing earlier this week. today, the family of a man who died after he was tased by san mateo sheriff deputies will file a lawsuit against the county. the family will hold a news conference announcing the lawsuit, they will be in the offices of civil rights attorney, john barris. he died of a heart attack back
in october after being tased and restrained by sheriff deputies for jaywalking. the san mateo county da did not file charges against those sheriff's deputies. family is upset after an investigation into a deadly crash during a police chase. authorities say that he sped off, ran a red light, and slammed into a semi truck and died. a jury ruled that he died of an accident. his family says the court hearing seemed like character assassination. they say officers should have stopped the pursuit because it was too dangerous. pg&e is wildfire prevention plan, was unanimously approved, it improves power shut off during really hot, dry weather. the plan expands the protocol for turning off power to customers during times of extreme wildfire danger. also, it calls for pg&e to remove or trim 375,000 trees
that could possibly fall onto power lines and start a fire. firefighters in marin county are getting ready for what could be another very busy wildfire season. they conducted a controlled burn north of san rafael yesterday, part of the training for new firefighters. the firefighters say there will be more controlled burns in the coming weeks to reduce all of that vegetation. despite the recent rain we have had, firefighters are expecting another tough fire season this year.>> they are telling us that we are going to have another high risk season, it is going to be a little bit delayed, some of our worst fire seasons in history in california have been after extremely wet maze.>> the firefighters are sending out notices to homeowners, property owners could be fined if they don't trim back brush on the property. customers of the north marin
miscible water district will have to pay 3 1/2% more each month starting today, that works out to $4.20 more on the average bill. the district said the additional money will pay for higher operating costs. many people are upset because this increase comes after years of conservation during drought years. the water provider, the marin municipal water district is beginning july 1. the warriors lost last night, they have two days off to regroup after losing game one of the nba finals to the toronto raptors. demarcus cousins was back for the warriors, first time since the first round of the playoffs, and the house was packed in toronto for the raptors first ever nba finals appearance, the crowd pushed them to an early lead. the warriors did keep things close, but they were down by 10 at the half. one point in the fourth quarter, the warriors closed the gap to just three points, then the raptors went on a run in the warriors lost game one,
118-109. joe was there in toronto, and tells us what it'll take for the warriors to bounce back. >> reporter: things couldn't have gone any better for toronto fans, who waited 24 years to see their team play this first nba finals series, and take a one to nothing lead. now it is up to the warriors to try to figure out a way to beat a team they have lost to three consecutive games. >> i'm not very familiar with this team, but that is no excuse. our goal is to get one, and it is still on the table for us. so, i know we will respond like the champions we are. >> i like the vibe that we had in the locker room, in terms of everybody focusing on what they needed to do differently and overall energy that we needed to have.>> this is a team, a city, a country that hasn't seen the finals ever, here. we expect it to be a great atmosphere, and it was, but we can still play better, and i
know we will. >> reporter: if there was ever a game in which they could use another scoring threat, like kevin durrant, this was the one. but his status is still up in the air for the rest of the series which means, we still have a lot to talk about between now and game two on sunday. in toronto, ktvu fox 2 news . the warriors posted a watch party for game one, complete with concessions, dancers, activities, fans say they were disappointed by the loss but still optimistic for the warriors to steal a game on the road in toronto.>> it is a tough series, but hopefully we can still at least get one on the road.>> there are a lot of adjustments being made. >> they have a great chance of doing it. i have them winning game six. >> there will be another party at oracle on sunday for the fans while the warriors are playing game two in toronto. still ahead, the dollar store is adding something new,
at least three companies that cut ties with the fresno grizzlies minor league baseball team, after the team had a video at the game on memorial day, identifying alexandria ocasio-cortez as an enemy of freedom. they apologized saying it contained some misleading information. the video showed a speech by president ronald reagan, and when he mentioned enemies of freedom, the video showed kim jong un , castro, and alexandria ocasio-cortez. so far, they have announced
they are ending their relationship with the grizzlies because of the incident. the man in charge of security for facebook ceo, mark zuckerberg is accused of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments. this as insider says booth is accused by former household workers of sexual harassment and making inappropriate remarks. he is the former secret service agent, he started working for zuckerberg in 2017, a spokesperson says, he is on administered leave, pending an investigation. facebook says, $20 million was spent on security for zuckerberg and his family last year. happening today, san francisco's mayor, london breed is unveiling a new budget with millions going toward cleaning city streets. the mayor says almost $12 million will go towards street cleaning and adding more trash cans. it'll be used to buy different
pitstop bathrooms for people who are homeless. >> i want to see results, that is why we are investing more in pitstops so that people have places to use the restroom. we have the huge housing crisis, and thousands of people without a house, it is absolutely unacceptable that we don't have access to bathrooms. >> she will present her full budget to the board of supervisors later today. it is 7:15, the san francisco recreation and parks department will host watch parties for some of the women's world cup games. they started hosting world cup watch parties in 2010, they are going to continue this year with the women's world cup from france. the first viewing party is usa versus sweden at noon on june 20. that'll be right along the embarcadero. we are not just a week away from the first match, and many matches will be on in the morning, so anytime that happens, mornings on 2 will be
over on ktvu plus. one of the most anticipated additions to disneyland officially opens to guest today. that is where sal was. star wars: galaxies edge is the biggest attraction, it'll probably be the millennium falcon. he says, he is not a nerd, he is a great pilot. sal, you were in the cockpit, i know you won't forget being there anytime soon.>> it was like, am i feeling okay? >> you said you felt a little motion sickness. >> i'm lucky i don't get that, i know that some people, my wife does. i would tell her, if you are going on this, don't. or take some medicine because it is very realistic.
that thing spends, you think you are spinning. >> and you know the lines are going to be long to get in there. let's go to the traffic now. it should be nice and calm. the richmond bridge, the traffic is slow. this commute is one of the slowest this morning. it is backed up all the way out to harbor, which is surprising considering some of the other commutes like this one, east shore freeway is better than normal, you can see it is looking good. the bay bridge is backed up for about 25 minutes, there are some slow commutes, this is really the peak for the bay bridge, 880 n. and south, you can see traffic in both directions is doing okay. if you look at the sensors, you see a lot of green, that is what you want to see. a little red on 880 s. in hayward. and that silicon valley commute is looking better than normal, a couple of slow spots but if you drive there every day, friday is going to be a favorite day this week.
let's bring in steve with today's weather. thank you. all right, we will get right to it, we have temperatures that'll be bumping up today after yesterday's cooldown. it has been a very cool month. 71 in livermore, the normal was 82. san francisco, only 57, it should be 65. santa rosa has been close, they have been near average, slightly below, occasionally they go above. today, it'll be a little bit warmer for everybody. napa, 76 up to 79. concord, 74 up to 84. but gilroy, 74 up to 82. the water temperatures continue to be very cold, they briefly hit 49 yesterday. it is still cold. yesterday there was a rather robust wind, that is not the
case here today, it is much calmer, that is an indicator that it'll be warmer. there is still some circulation in the atmosphere that will generate some buildup and more thunderstorms. mendocino county, lake county, out to the sacramento county, now the san joaquin valley ab santa clara as well. no doubt about it, over the sierra. a lot of big time lightning shows yesterday in the sacramento valley, also around chico and into lake county, that might develop again today, we are seeing that develop in the afternoon yesterday, it popped up about 10:00, then it really fired up. the fog is there, but it is going to burn off sooner, 50s on the temperatures, and that is the activity that went over clearlake yesterday. it made it into northern sonoma county, and it kind of fell apart after that. but, we will see these circulations hanging on throughout the weekend as it drifts south into central california, so up in the mountains, shasta, out to the valley as well. truckee , maybe down into
central and southern california. upper 70s and mid 80s temperatures have been so cool, we have been near average and slightly below for most. cooler going into sunday, then it looks like a pretty rapid warm-up monday and tuesday. a new warning out for people living in or visiting discovery bay, here why health officials are urging people to stay out of the water there. up next, it could be a game changer for some parents, we will explain the court ruling that could mean equal time off for new moms and dads.
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class-action lawsuit over its parental leave policy for fathers. the case was brought by a father who denied the 16 weeks, the company offers to employees. instead, he was offered only two weeks on the grounds that he was not the primary caregiver. under the proposed settlement, j.p. morgan chase will make sure that its policy does not discriminate against men. it will also create a $5 million fund to compensate some 5000 fathers who weren't compensated in the past. is a california man is accused of using daily apps to scam women out of thousands of dollars. los angeles police say 37-year- old, wilson jackson asked women with for loans, then repaid them with bad checks. he would steal their bank information when they weren't looking. one woman had $6000 stolen from her bank account after the first date. >> he represents himself as owning a solar energy company, that is how he, if you look it
up online, it says he is registered. but his source of income is dealing within. >> police say he targeted women from across the country, even convinced some of them to fly to los angeles to meet him. a new warning about algae and discovery bay, contra costa county health officials say the algae is not toxic but they still warned that you should beat be careful when you get into the water. last summer, health officials said both people and pets should stay out of the water, and shouldn't eat fish from discovery bay. the cdc says the number of measles cases in the united states has reached levels they haven't seen in 25 years, excuse me, 95 years. let me go ahead and double check that number, i think i just misspoke. it has been 25 years since they have seen this many measles cases. 971 cases have been reported so far this year, the last time they saw this number of cases was back in 1994.
most of the outbreaks are happening in community's were parents have refused to vaccinate their children. president trump putting more pressure on mexico, what he says he will do if they don't stop central american migrants from trying to cross the u.s. border and how that will impact companies in the united states. teachers are back on the picket line this morning, now the top state education official will negotiate contract talks between teachers and the district. it has now lasted two weeks. two forecasts today, one for the bay, and one for thunderstorms which are front and center, but mainly north yesterday. i will have more on that. itreat them all as if, they are hot and energized. stay away from any downed wire, call 911 and call pg&e right after so we can both respond out and keep the public safe.
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>> 7:28, thank goodness mount diablo was tall enough to peek above the cloud cover. we saw a lot of fog, and you're probably going to see the same when you hit the road. that is a pretty picture.>> beautiful picture, it is friday, it is may 31, i'm dave clark. let's talk about some of the weather most of us are seeing and the changes a lot of us will be looking forward to with steve paulson.>> today is the last day of may. changes for june. there will be a quiz on the phones. yesterday we cooled down, today we are warming up. napa, 76 up to 79. concord will jump up 10. gilroy, 74 up to 82, and redwood city, 74 today. a couple of circulations in the
atmosphere and the thunderstorms were blowing up yesterday, mendocino county, lake county, out to the valley as well. and over to the sierra. there are two circulations, they are drifting south, we will see another round of thunderstorms, most of these are not in this forecast area but they are very close. sometimes they can come back of the sierra toward eastern solano, contra costa county, maybe over santa clara county. clearlake, i would expect another round. those can develop rapidly in the afternoon. 50s on the temperatures, some of that activity yesterday, big- time thunderstorms and reports of hail. they fall apart at night, then pick up in the afternoon. the heating and circulation in the atmosphere definitely helps. 60s, 70s, and low 80s. sal is here, he's going to tell you about the richmond bridge. your favorite.>> the bridge that doesn't take a holiday when everyone else does, the
bridge that is always work. this span is backed up, from harbor, it has been slow. once you make it onto the bridge, it looks better. for example, richmond bridge, take a look at your friend east shore freeway, 25 minutes to the macarthur maze. that is a friday light compared to what it normally would be. bay bridge getting a little better, this is moderate. you can see it is improving on that ramp from 880 down to the toll plaza, a lot of these commutes are moderate or light today. oakland freeway is looking much better than normal. highway 4 is slow. 7:31, let's go back to the desk. labor negotiations between the new haven school district and striking teachers will get a boost today, california's top education leaders stepping in, trying to end the stalemate. we will bring in alyssa harrington from one of the picket lines in union city. >> reporter: good morning, i am
outside the elementary school where teachers are wearing red and they are gathering this morning for another day on the picket line. they are picketing for the ninth day when they should be in school, and they say they want to be in school but they have not been able to reach a deal with the district. both sides are hoping to come to an agreement during today's session because the district did say it does not want to negotiate over the weekend. here is some video from last night when negotiations went late into the evening, ending at 11 pm. it was a total of 12 hours. no deal. the chief of staff joined the meeting, it was outside the alameda county office of education to show support for the bargaining team. the teachers union wants a cost- of-living adjustment. 3.7% cola increase, and 3.26% for the coming school year. the district has said this will force them to make the cuts if they agree to those numbers because this could include closing an elementary school, layoffs, and eliminating programs.>> the district is willing to stretch, we are
willing to get uncomfortable in order to close this deal. but i think the community should know that if we do anything significantly higher than what we can put out there, there's going to be some balance, and that balance is going to come in the way of cuts.>> we think things can be handled, those kind of serious cuts may not have to happen. >> reporter: the district says 91% of the budget is people's salaries, so cuts will be unavoidable. the superintendent is expected to arrive this morning at 9:30, and he will sit at the bargaining table again, hoping to bring this to a resolution today. in union city, alyssa harrington, ktvu fox 2 news . president trump says on june 10, the united stat will start putting a 5% tariff on all mexican imports. he wants to pressure mexico to do more to stop the flow of migrants trying to come into
the u.s. the president tweeted, the tariff percentage will gradually increase until the illegal immigration problem is remedied, at which time the tariffs will be removed. the terrorists will keep going up 5% every month until it reaches 25% on october 1. we now know the identity of the driver police say is behind the hit and run drive rampage. cherry neal was under the influence of driving with a suspended license. she went on a joyride. the man she had remains hospitalized this morning. she is facing at least seven felony charges. the growing battle over what to name san francisco's new chinatown subway station, one group wants to name it after the controversial chinatown activists, rose pak. opponents question her financial dealings, and accuse her of retribution against
political rivals. both sides are holding news conferences today ahead of next tuesday's decision. the trial for the ghost ship warehouse fire really assumes to resume next week. agent, barbara maxwell said there were no reports of explosions, rigging glass, or molotov cocktails, however she acknowledged investigators did not test for accelerants while investigating the cause of the fire where 36 people died in december 2016. in the end, the investigation did not find an exact cause.>> they left out the number of things that could have been used to solve the cause of this fire, it was essentially disorganization and incompetence that led to the inconclusive results. >> the prosecutors say defendants, derick almena and
max harris are responsible for creating a fire hazard in the warehouse. but defense lawyers say arsonists are to blame for the deadly fire. a crime reporter, henry lee, will continue the report from inside the courtroom everyday court is in session, you can read his daily blog about the trial on www.ktvu.com . monsanto is asking a judge to move the next round of lawsuits out of california, this comes after juries awarded millions of dollars in damages to people with cancer who use the companies roundup weed killer. according to the chronicle, monsanto says california law gives juries a more liberal standard to decide such cases. some 1300 lawsuits have been consolidated before a district judge in san francisco. monsanto has asked the judge to schedule the next federal case in nebraska in north carolina. where some of the plaintiffs live. the man who is accused of abusing his car, to intentionally drive into a group of people in sunnyvale is facing charges.
prosecutors say isaiah peoples targeted the victims of believing they were muslims. he was charged with eight counts of attempted murder for that incident on april 23 . a 13-year-old girl is still in critical condition. the man accused of opening fire inside of a synagogue pleaded not guilty to 113 federal charges. one woman was killed, three others were hurt. prosecutors say john ernest went into the synagogue on april 27, carrying a semi automatic rifle. he is accused of setting fire to the islamic center a month before that. if he is convicted, he could get the death penalty. governor gavin newsom is backing a bill protecting resources, the legislation would give the horseracing board authorities to quickly suspend licenses of racetracks in order to protect the health of horses and jockeys. 26 horses have died since christmas. the bill was sponsored by napa
state senator. a longtime community garden in san jose is probably going to be stamped out by developers, they want the valuable land to build a new retail center. the garden is at garden avenue in central san jose, it is one of the last remaining self- sustaining community gardens in san jose. filled with 75 different types of plants, all types of birds, even chickens. but, on wednesday, the city planner approved the landowners request to tear down a half acre garden and replace it with a 5600 square foot retail building. >> while the community had very compelling testimony, and was very emotional of course about the gardens, which are much loved in the community, the applicant is within his rights to pursue constructing a retail , a small retail complex on this site. >> that garden sits on land valued at about $4 million. it is very close to the plan
google hub, the owner says she is appealing the routing ruling. most people would run the other way if they saw a rat. however, we will tell you where in san francisco people are expected to line up and pay for the privilege of having drinks with rats. and a brewing controversy continues over flying the rainbow flag on city buildings, we will tell you why people in one community say they feel they are under attack. we are back in the newsroom working on what is next. >> good morning, coming up, apple facing a new controversy surrounding user data and iphone apps, we are going to explain what is not very clear in the user agreement and how apple ceo is not responding. plus, the 17th annual youth track meet takes place in the bay, and coming up, we will talk about a number of issues including the celebration of the hard work and commitment from so many to uplift the
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the time is 7:42, tomorrow is the beginning of pride month, to celebrate the history and accomplishments of the lgbt community. several cities are flying the rainbow flag for the month of june, there has been heated debate over proposals to display the flag at other city halls. some are feeling like they are under attack. >> for more than 20 years, the rainbow pride flag flies high above the castro district, for some, it is a symbol of love,
hope, innocence, and sense of belonging. however, some want to exclude the flag. we have seen bay area politicians and others say, they don't want it flying over their city. celebrating pride for a month is way too long. they say they are political issues. instead, they wish people would pay more attention to what each represents, instead of trying to put them back into the closet. >> some of that is driven by our current president, who is a divider, rather than somebody who attempts to bring people together.>> with some areas still debating flying the flag, members of the community look at the conversation as a sense of encouragement. and allies are rallying together to support those left out. paul chambers, ktvu fox 2 news. you may want to skip eating fresh produce and instead, eat frozen fruits and veggies. a recent study by the university of california says vitamins in frozen produce was at least equivalent and in many cases, even higher than fresh
produce. researchers believe freezing the fruit and veggies locks in the nutrients compared to fresh fruit, which can lose nutrients through natural decay. you knew that. there is a new pop-up bar in san francisco, is going to feature something that most people want to avoid. rats. it is called the san francisco dungeon at fisherman's ward, it is hosting a very unusual pop up where patrons will be able to sit, touch, and pick up rats. they are supplied by the nonprofit group, radical rodent rescue. tickets for the event are $50 per person, and includes an interactive show. i'm not sure what kind of show. but the pop-up bar will be included for a limited time, june 13 through the 15th, right there on jefferson street. all right, sal, would you
do it? you do a lot of things, but i'm not sure if you would do that. >> isn't it amazing that we are not all the same? that seems garbage to me, but paradise to others. all right, good morning everyone, we are all different, right? westbound 24, driving into lafayette looks all right, it is a little bit lighter than usual out there, the general meter is that some of the chokepoints are busy, but they are getting better. richmond bridge, we were just talking about how much better it is getting. we have people who are obviously not driving today. at the bay bridge, things are getting better, 880 has improved. we are on the improvement note in this latter part of the 7:00 hour. it is cloudy for now. that is correct, there is a layer of fog but that will lift not only here, but also up in the mountains.
donner summit is 40 degrees and some fog over donner lake. how do we know that? yes, i believe him. there is a lot of moisture up there with thunderstorms and some of that conform. you see 40s, 50s, 36 truckee. south lake tahoe, 41. there will be more thunderstorms . you can see a couple of lows are starting to move into the mother load, even sacramento, modesto, but there is another spin in the atmosphere coming right down the mendocino coast. a combination of these two will generate some thunderstorm activity. mendocino county, lake county, reports of hail, sacramento valley as well. even up into the sierra nevada. it'll expand that coverage and get more east. hamilton may be, down towards gilroy, hollister, another area to watch.
and warmer temperatures, 50s and 60s on the temperatures. thunderstorm activity, sometime in this process, as the logos down the coast, some of those can wrap back around. usually over the hills. they will be popping up in the mountains, some of that is indicated by the rain forecast, not so much here, but up towards shasta, tahoe, truckee, and sacramento over to fresno. it is on its way to southern california, there will be a few isolated showers over the weekend but really just some clouds and sunshine. it looks a little cooler going into sunday then all indications are that we are going to warm up early next week. coming up in the next hour, how one teacher is going above and beyond to help a student. wait until you hear what he did after finding out his 13-year- old student needed a new kidney. store plus, target is recalling thousands of usb charging
people have to see it, i am such a big fan. thank you for offering this on our facebook page. the theme is elton john songs. just use facebook, twitter, or instagram, and use the hashtag, ktvu. robots may soon be able to identify and pick up things just like you do. researchers at mit are using artificial intelligence to identify things through touch. it is packed with hundreds of sensors to make it easier for robots to grip everyday items. in the past, scientist struggled to make a robotic hand i can easily grab things without destroying them. tariffs and trade, they are affecting the market again this morning, but instead of china, this time the focus is on
mexico. pam cook is back with today's dollars and cents. >> good morning, after the comments from the president, not only are there renewed concerns about our economy, businesses affected by extra cuts working with mexico, and higher prices for consumers, but now economists are saying the new tariffs on mexico means the trade agreement with china is less likely. all about took stocks down overnight, around the world, the foreign market in europe, asia, and the drop continued when our opening bell rang this morning. taking a look at the latest numbers, a look at the big board, the dow jones down almost a full percentage point, almost 250 points. 24,009 21 -- 24,921. the s&p is down almost a full percentage point, same for the nasdaq, percentagewise, which is below 7500. costco warns, prices will
go up because of the trade war with china, possibly with mexico as well now. the trump administration raised tariffs from 10% up to 25% on imported chinese goods, costco is saying it is starting to see affect so many products they carry, including furniture, bicycles, and luggage. target recalling 90,000 usb charging cables due to a possible fire hazard, that recall was issued after target received 14 reports of the heyday brand cable, smoking and catching fire. take a look at that charging cable, if you have one, at least two cases of people say that they burnt their fingers, the charging cables can be returned to any target for a full refund. you will soon be able to buy alcohol at some dollar tree stores. the idea is being rolled out across the country, dollar tree will start selling some of the items for more than one dollar as part of its new dollar tree plus label. by the way, stock
is one of the bright spots today, up 1%, almost $100 per share. they issued some pretty good earnings report this week, but numbers also warned about the effects the tariff wars aren't having. the winning streak on the tv show jeopardy continues, he just claimed his 31st victory on jeopardy with a winning score of just over $58,000. with that, he is less than $150,000 away from breaking the record for non-tournament play that belongs to ken jennings who had $2,525,700. and if that streak continues, he could pass jennings and a couple of days. a seventh grader from san jose is one of the big winns in an unprecedented eight way tie at the national spelling bee.>> a-u-s-l-a-u-t.
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increase on their average bill. and, the warriors lost last night to the toronto raptors in game one of the nba finals, and as most of the country is pushing for the raptors to win, you will hear why warriors fans are still hoping for the best. we have a friday that is becoming lighter and lighter as we go into the 8:00 hour, we are almost there, and the traffic is beginning to lighten up. a lot of fog out there, but all signs point to a little warm-up, we will take a look at the weekend coming up. a little bird told me you have the fastest internet and now the best mobile network too? yeah and get them together and save hundreds on your wireless bill. wow, that's great. oh, and this looks great. are these words for sale? no. go, go, go, go, go. now the fastest, most reliable internet can help you save on your wireless bill. that's simple, easy, awesome. taxi! should i have stopped her? save hundreds of dollars a year when you get internet and mobile together. plus ask how to get $250 back
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presidential hopefuls are at the center. and kevin durant is back out on the court. good morning everyone, welcome back, it is perfect because the last day of may, just as bout as great as we started this month.>> good morning, we still have cool temperatures and a lot of fog out there. san francisco, 57, the average is 65, look at livermore, 71. the normal is 82. santa rosa was close, they have been close most of the month, really, they've had some cool days with the last couple week or two they have been slightly below. a lot of fun directivity -- thunderstorm activity.
below is drifting toward the san joaquin valley, just east of modesto between sacramento and modesto. there's going to be another round, and i would not be surprised again if some of these pop up. northern sonoma county, napa county, it looks like mendocino county and lake county, they just fell apart. the fog is there, but it is going to burn off a little bit sooner. a couple of low 60s. thunderstorm activity, really getting its act together later in the afternoon, that'll be for the most of the weekend. for the bay area, the temperatures look like they are going to bump up today, at least a little jump after yesterday's cooldown. the inland coast is not changing that much. we often talk about air delays, right now there are air delays, san francisco, 49 minutes average air delay time, this is causing some of the arriving flights to be delayed. your flight may be affected. it
is a very tight schedule, so even if you are going out, the plane coming in maybe delayed, you might want to call your carrier. let's talk about some of the traffic on the ground, looking pretty good, 28 minute drive between the bridge and the macarthur maze. the bay bridge is becoming a lot better, you can see this is about a seven minute delay before you make it onto the span. 880 is slowing down, as it normally does, getting into downtown oakland, we had a couple of things near downtown, a couple of lane hazards there. you might want to use 580 which is a pretty decent alternate. let's go back to the desk. the three day before the democratic convention starts this morning in san francisco, more than a dozen candidates will be making appearances. catherine joins us from moscone center to tell us who is coming, but also, there is one candidate who will be a no- show. >> reporter: that is right, first i will let you know, of course, a lot of the big names in democratic politics expected to be her here as well.
14 of the candidates running right now. kamala harris, bernie sanders, cory booker, elizabeth warren, many of those democrats hoping to take on donald trump in 2020 will be here to get some face time with california democratic leaders, the state gaining significantly after moving up the primary from june to march. some political watchers are wondering if harris will have the so-called home-field advantage. political writer says she has her work cut out for her. >> the latest polling in the state shows that she is running third behind bernie sanders and behind joe biden. but, she has raised a lot of money here, she will have all the support from all the top elected officials in the state, she just rolled out today, a lot more assembly members are behind her, but she needs to
rally the grassroots now, she needs to get those folks behind her. >> reporter: as you mentioned, joe biden will be absent, he said he will be in columbus, ohio this weekend. you can expect a visit to san francisco from him on a fundraising trip next week as well. as for california politics, the state party of the convention, expected to get underway in about two hours. ktvu fox 2 news. thank you. the weekly political show, the issue is, will focus on the state democratic convention, we will be speaking with beto o'rourke, and we also expect to hear from other candidates. that starts tomorrow morning at 6:30. an extradition hearing is set for this morning for one of two people charged with dismembering a man in san francisco. 44-year-old, douglas lomas and 35-year-old, stephanie ching are being held on suspicion of killing her father earlier this month. the couple is being held in
virginia on homicide charges. the family of a man who died after he was tased by san mateo county sheriff's deputies will file a lawsuit against the county, the family of chinedu okobi will hold the meeting this morning. he died of a heart attack after october after being detained and tased by deputies. he said he was just walking on the sidewalk but deputies claim he was walking in and out of traffic. the attorney did not file charges against the deputies. the family upset over the findings of a deadly crash near richmond. authorities say he sped off, ran a red light, and slammed into a semitruck and died. a jury ruled he died of an accident. his family said the court
hearing seemed like character assassination. that the officer should have stopped the pursue because it was too dangerous. pg&e's wildfire prevention plan has been unanimously approved by the california public utilities commission, it includes standards for power shutoffs during those hot, dry weather moments. the plan extends a protocol for turning off power to customers during times of extreme wildfire danger, it calls for pg&e to remove 375,000 trees that could potentially fall onto power lines and spark of fire. firefighters in marin county are getting ready for what could be another very busy wildfire season. they conducted a controlled burn north of san rafael yesterday as part of training for new firefighters. fire officials say there will be more controlled burns in the coming weeks to reduce vegetation. despite the recent rain, they are expecting another tough fire season this year.>> they are telling us that we are going to have another high risk season, it is going to be a little bit delayed.
some of our worst fire seasons in history have been after extremely wet months. systemic property owners could face fines if they do not trim back rush on the property. the water bill is going up starting today, customers of the north marin municipal water district will have about a $4.20 increase on the average bill. the additional revenue will pay for operating costs. the county's other water provider is raising its rates beginning on july 1. we are getting a better idea of when kevin durant might return to action, yahoo sports is reporting he could be got back for game three. but the stronger possibility is game four, a week from today. he has been out more than three weeks after straining his right calf. he is reporting that he is sick to his and that he has not been
able to help the team. in the meantime, the warriors have two days off to regroup after losing to the toronto raptors. demarcus cousins was back in uniform for the first time since the playoffs. it really was packed out there for toronto's first nba finals appearance. they managed to keep things close but they were down by 10 at the half. at one point, the raptors went on a big run and they dropped this one, 118-109. >> reporter: things couldn't have gone any better for toronto fans who waited 24 years to see their team play their first nba finals series and take the lead. now it is up to the warriors to try to figure out a way to be the team that they have lost to three consecutive games now.
>> i'm not very familiar with this team, but that is no excuse. we are still going to come out here and our goal is to get one, it is still on the table for us. i know we will respond like the champions we are.>> i like the vibe that we had in the locker room, in terms of everybody focusing on what they needed to do differently and the overall energy bump that we need to have.>> this is a team, a city, a country that hasn't seen the finals ever, so we expect it to be a great atmosphere, and it was. but, we could still play better. >> reporter: if there was ever a game in which the warriors could use another scoring threat like kevin durant, this was the one. his status is still up in the air for the rest of the series, which means we still have a lot to talk about between now and game two on sunday. in toronto, ktvu fox 2 news . the warriors hosted a watch party at home for game one, that included concessions, dancers, activities, fans were disappointed but they are still
optimistic for the warriors to steal a game on the road in toronto. >> it is a tough series, but hopefully we can still at least have one on the road.>> there are a lot of adjustments being made. >> they have a great chance of doing it. >> there will be another party at oracle on sunday for people to come together when the team plays game two in toronto. they want to add a new police station at the bart station, but they don't have any plans for it. up next, who they think should pay for the police station. and, a controversial video aired during the game on saturday. the company is now cutting ties with the fresno grizzlies. cloudy weather means you might see clouds on your way to and from the san mateo bridge. really not affecting the traffic on the ground, but we
will tell you why if you are trying to get a flight out, you might expect delays. a pretty big fog bank out there, the temperatures are set to warm up today, what about england? we will take a look, and what about thunderstorms? they were big-time in lake county yesterday. call 911 and call pg&e right after so we can both respond out and keep the public safe.
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team, after the team aired a video identifying alexandria ocasio-cortez as an enemy of freedom. they apologized on twitter, saying the video contained some misleading editing which was not the team's intent. the video shows the speech by ronald reagan, and when he mentioned enemies of freedom, the video showed kim jong un, castro, and representative, alexandria ocasio-cortez. so far, they have announced they are ending the relationship with the grizzlies because of the incident. mc zuckerberg, and booth is accused of making inappropriate remarks. he is a secret service agent who began working for zuckerberg in 2017, and he is on administrative leave pending the results of the internal investigation.
happening today, san francisco mayor, london breed is unveiling a new budget, one that has millions going towards cleaning streets. almost $12 million will be going towards more street cleaning and adding more trash cans, it'll be used to buy seven new pitstop bathrooms for people who are homeless. last year's budget included more than $3 million to a diet -- hire more street cleaners. >> i want to see more results, that is why we are investing more so that people have places to use the restrooms. we have thousands of people without housing, and it is absolutely unacceptable that we don't have access to bathrooms. >> the mayor will present her full budget to the board of supervisors later today. bart is working on a plan to improve security, officials met yesterday afternoon to discuss this plan, according to the chronicle, it involves adding a second full-time police officer at the bart airport station and have sfo
pay for the extra patrol. ridership has dropped 2% from 2017 until last year, and a percent more between last year and so far this year, the loss cost part $4 million. administrators cite reasons including security issues at the station, and travelers taking more rideshare's. on this last day of may, sal is watching the traffic pattern change. today is the first day of summer, you are probably seeing an effect on the road.>> i know a lot of kids are out of school, and i'm also watching because this is a big travel time of the year. the flights, coming into sfo, you know how it works, right? you get to the airport, you're waiting for a plane that is going to take you somewhere, it is late coming in, that means you are late going out, it is a very tight schedule. you can see the plane going to the left to take off. if you are taking a flight out of sfo, check with your airline
. oakland and san jose are not as affected, at least not right now. 26 minutes from vallejo to oakland, once you get to the bay bridge, it has cleared out. oakland schools are out, that is helping out. there was a stalled vehicle near downtown, they got it out of the way, but traffic is slow. it is a little slow approaching lakeshore. that is about all. highway 4, it hasn't been that great, even on a morning like this, it is backed up from pittsburgh all the way from 680. we will get right to it, a big fog bank out there, some of that fog getting compressed a little bit, yesterday was a low cloud deck but it was all about the thunderstorms yesterday. the rolling thunder yesterday lasted for 12 seconds in hidden valley lake, as it bounced around the valleys. i have to go back 18 hours here, you have to let this recycle again, as they fall apart at night, they will pick
up this afternoon. yesterday, they really pumped up about 11:00. here we go. hidden valley lake, even over into mendocino county, and the sacramento county. although this time the coverage will be more widespread to the east into the south. you can see below, the low is around mendocino. a combination of these two should help generate some more buildup later today. the fog has increased, but the delta breeze has not, it was roaring yesterday, it is much calmer today. if you are heading up to the mountains, there are some thunder storms developing today. 36 in truckee, 61 and 62 . more thunderstorm activity from 505, as well as 80 and 50. it is calm right now, but we expect these development in the
san joaquin valley. 60s, 70s, and 80s after a cooldown yesterday. areas away from the coast will jump up today. a little cool going into the weekend, the coolest day looks to be sunday. we are warming up inland next week. thank you for that, steve. here is your reminder to download the weather app, it has the interactive radar, seven-day forecast, and it is easy for you to upload your photos and videos. it is free to download. controversy continues over flying the rainbow flag on some bay area city buildings, why the debate has some people feeling like they are under attack. a teacher is going beyond the classroom to help a student, what he did after finding out the 13-year-old needed a kidney replacement.
movie, if you like the artist, you should see it. this was requested by chris, one of our regular viewers. let us know what you want to hear, just use the hashtag ktvu on twitter, facebook, or instagram. a teacher is going beyond the classroom to help a student in need. he is adopting him. >> it is a recipe for happiness, only, the ingredient he needs is a kitchen. his self-proclaimed foodie. he says, he is on a super strict diet. >> it is the long way to say, he needs a quick kidney transplant. >> i have been on dialysis for so long.>> it is a second chance at life.
>> i teach seventh and eighth grade math, i'm damien's teacher. >> one day he showed up, and said he was going to be back anymore, when i questioned him, he told me that he was going back to live in the hospital. >> over the course of the years, i ended up in foster homes because of my medical needs. >> because of his medical needs, it is difficult for the county to find a placement to serve those needs. >> so, he has had to live in the hospital for months, or even years at a time.>> i started hanging out with him a little bit, and keeping him caught up in the classroom. when you are living in the hospital, you're not able to be on the transplant list because folks who don't have stable housing are considered high risk for their organ to not work.>> to get a kidney, damien needed a home. and, you can guess what
happened next.>> i've got my own room now.>> it has been weird, at first, he still called me mister a lot. >> we can get a hold of a kidney during this interview right now. we are just planning on standing together, and hope for adoption probably.>> that was michael reporting, damien is at the top of the donor list. >> they are waiting for another kidney to be available soon. let's talk about vegetables, you might want to skip the fresh produce and use frozen produce and stead. the vitamin content in frozen produce was at least equivalent, and in many cases, was higher than their fresh counterparts. researchers say they believe freezing the produce locks in the nutrients compared to fresh fruit, which can lose some
nutrients because of natural decay. a warning about blue-green algae and discovery bay, health officials say the algae is not toxic but they do warn that you should be careful if you decide to get into the water. the county will conduct more tests when the weather gets warmer. health officials warned people to stay out of the water and do not eat fish from discovery bay. this begins in january across much of the country come the seven-day per week service was previously only available during the peak holiday season. fedex says it increases this to meet the demands of online shoppers. two different rallies today in san francisco, the controversy surrounding the chinatown subway station. and teachers are back on the picket lines this morning, and just about one hour, the top state education official is joining in on contract talks between the teachers in the district. we have the strike that lasted two weeks. alright boys, time for bed.
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guy, i got to stand right there near albert, it was a better day for me out there. we do have a lot of fog in place, although it does look warmer inland, it was all about the thunder storms yesterday, in lake county and other locations as well. mendocino county as well. it cut off around cloverdale, north and south of that, it was just cloud cover. temperatures were very cool yesterday, look at livermore, 71 yesterday. the average is 82. san jose, oakland below, santa rosa was close. today, we are bumping it up, napa, upper 70s. if you go northward, it'll be warmer of course. concord, 74 up to 84. a couple circulations in the atmosphere, a low-pressure
system generating these thunderstorms. you can see where it is, it is right by modesto, so the valley will be lit up again today. but, if you're going to the mountains, things get very active in the afternoon. 50s and 60s on the temperatures, not much of a change compared to 24 hours ago, but if you are north and east and even south this time over the weekend, i would keep an eye on the thunderstorms popping up. for the bay, 60s, 70s, and some 80s. good morning, we see a lot of improvement out there, especially if you have been waiting on some of these commutes. if you waited until 8:30 to do this drive, you waited until the perfect time. right now, it is light. that is what is happening, the volume isn't there, we predicted it with the bay bridge, i knew it was going to happen, barring a crash. you gamble sometimes, if you wait, this happens, but if there is a crash then you are behind a bunch of people. this is northbound 880, driving
into downtown. oakland, there is some slowing because of an earlier stalled vehicle. 580 is a little bit better. highway 4 is very slow from pittsburgh to concorde. we haven't talked about the silicon valley a lot today because it is lighter than usual. let's go back to the desk. california's top education leader will step in in hopes of ending the teachers strike in the new haven school district. alyssa harrington is at one of the district's elementary schools where teachers are picketing right now. >> reporter: i am outside the alameda office of education where we have seen the president of the school board walk inside the superintendent just went inside, and we are waiting for the safety attendant to show up, they will continue negotiations here in just a few minutes. we did get a chance to speak with tony thurman on the phone last night about his desire to end the strike. he said that the best thing to do is to help keep the parties
at the table and he also sent his chief of staff to the negotiations. listen to this. >> the best thing we can do is to help keep the parties at the table, which is to answer any questions, if there are specifics people have about what the state board of education can provide. >> reporter: both sides are pretty far apart in their proposal, the district still offering a one-time percent bonus and 2% pay raise next year, the teachers union is asking for a cost-of-living adjustment. 3.7% cola increase this year, and another 3.26% in the coming school year. if they agree to this, they will have to make deep cuts, which includes layoffs and eliminating programs. we have a chance to speak with teachers who returned this morning, this is the ninth school day they have been outside of the classroom and on the picket line.>> we are just
so hopeful. we are hopeful that today is our last day because now that these officials are getting involved, we are hoping that they will use the power that they have to make sure our school district gets this settlement that we desperately need. this is ridiculous, it should have never happened. >> i will no longer be a part of this next year i am out here fighting for my colleagues because we do need a fair contract. the bay area has grown exponentially in the cost of living. >> reporter: we are inching closer to the last day of school, june 13, schools remain open, classes are being taught by substitutes and administrators. we have the chance to interview the president of the union before he went inside, and we asked him how things went yesterday, they went for a marathon session that lasted 12 hours, he got a pretty good
vibe, even though there is no movement from either side, he said there was a good vibe yesterday and he feels positive going into today's meeting. alyssa harrington, ktvu fox 2 news . president trump's is on june 10, the united states will place a 5% tariff on all mexican imports. the president is putting pressure on mexico to do more to stop the flow of central american migrants trying to cross the u.s. border. president trump treated the tariff percentage will gradually increase until the illegal immigration problem is remedied. at which time, the tariffs will be removed. they would go up 5% every month until it reaches 25% on october 1. we know who police say is responsible for a hit and run rampage in san francisco, 25- year-old, cherry neal was under the influence of substances, and an 80-year-old man remains hospitalized this morning. she is facing at least seven felony charges. two groups will hold a
rally today over what name to use for the chinatown station. one group wants to name it after rose pak. opponents however question her financial dealings, and accuse her of retribution against medical rivals. both sides are holding news conferences today ahead of next tuesday's transportation board decision. the trial of the ghost ship fire resumes soon. agent barbara maxwell testified yesterday that there were no reports of explosions, no reports of breaking glass or molotov cocktails. she acknowledged that investigators did not test for accelerates while investigating the cause of the fire that killed 36 people in december. in the end, the investigation failed to uncover the exact cause. >> they left out a number of
things i could have been used to solve the cause of this fire. it was essentially disorganization and incompetence that led to the inconclusive results. >> prosecutors say derick almena and max harris are responsible for creating a fire hazard inside the warehouse, but the defense attorneys argue that arsonists are to blame. henry lee will continue to report from the trial every day court is in session, you can read the daily blog about the progress on our website, at www.ktvu.com. monsanto is asking a judge to move the next round of federal lawsuits out of california, that is after they awarded billions of dollars to people who have gotten cancer after using the weedkiller. it gives juries a more liberal standard. about 1300 lawsuits against monsanto have been consolidated before a judge in san francisco. monsanto is asking the judge to schedule the next federal cases in nebraska in north carolina. this weekend kicks off the
celebration and history of the lgbt community. there has been heated debate about whether or not to join in. paul chambers reports how that debate has some people feeling under attack. >> reporter: for more than 20 years, the rainbow pride flag is flown high above san francisco's castro district. however, others want to exclude the flag. recently we have seen bay area politicians and others say they don't want it flying over their cities. celebrating it for a month is way too long. disputes over not flying the flag or celebrating pride month our political issues. instead, they wish people would pay more attention to what each represents, instead of trying to put them back in the closet. >> some of that is driven by our current president, who is a hater, a divider, somebody who
attempts to bring people together. >> members of the community look at the conversation as a center of encouragement. paul chambers, ktvu fox 2 news . the man accused of using his car to intentionally drive into a group of eight people in sunnyvale is facing hate crime charges, 34-year-old, isaiah peoples targeted the victims because he believed they were muslims. he was charged with eight counts of attempted murder for that april 23 incident. a 13-year-old girl remains in critical condition. the man accused of opening fire in a synagogue in southern california pleaded not guilty to 113 federal charges, one woman was killed, three others were injured. prosecutors say the 19-year-old entered the synagogue on april 27 with a semi automatic rifle.
he is accused of setting fire to the islamic center of escondido just a month earlier. gavin newsom is backing a bill to protect resources, legislation would give the horse racing board the ability to suspend the racetrack. 26 horses have died since christmas. the bill was sponsored by napa state senator. a community garden san jose is likely going to be stamped out by developers who want the valuable land for a retail center. it is in central san jose, it is really one of the last remaining self-sustaining community gardens in that city. it is filled with 75 different types of plants, all types of birds, and even some chickens. on wednesday, the city planner approved the request to demolish the half acre garden and replace it with a 5600 square foot retail building.>> while the community had very compelling testimony and was very emotional of course about the gardens, which are much
loved in the community, the applicant is within his rights to pursue constructing a retail, a small retail complex on this site. >> the garden sits on land with in a stone throw of the google hub. she is appealing the ruling to the full planning commission. there is a new pop-up bar in san francisco that is featuring something most people don't want to see if they go to a restaurant. the san francisco dungeon is hosting an unusual pop-up in which people will be able to touch and pick up rats. they are supplied by the nonprofit group, radical rodent rescue. it includes an interactive show, it is open from june 13 until june 15. a number of families say that rats make great pets. >> but, when they are crawling
in your walls and scratching in the middle of the night? not so much. still to come, another retailer raising its prices because of the ongoing trade war with china. costco is already seeing the effects of the tariffs. what about using apps to improve your brain? find out just how much americans are spending on apps to help keep them mentally healthy. this might help your mental health, the commute is getting better right now on most bay area freeways. i say most, not all. we will distinguish between the two, straight ahead. a lot of clouds in place, but it looks like temperatures will bump up, more thunderstorms, we will tell you where coming up.
if you have any for next friday's theme, let us know on social media. and by the way, the star of rocket man, the new movie, after karen edgerton appeared, she participated after the credits rolled, she told the audience, she became good friends with elton john. i can't wait to see the movie. target recalling 90,000 usb charging cables, due to a possible fire hazard, the recall was issued after target received 14 reports of the heyday brand cables smoking and catching fire. in two cases, people said they burned their fingers. they can be returned for a full refund. according to research firm,
sharp brains, americans spent some $1.9 billion on apps for brain health last year, that is up from 475 million in 2012. it contained cognitive training games to prevent dementia. it also helped protect against depression. from traffic jams to the traffic, let's go back to sal. and by the way, welcome back from vacation. >> it was a work trip, it was fun, but there was a lot to do. yes, thank you. right now we do have some people who might enjoy these freeways because some people are already on summer vacation. look at the bay bridge, it is light. oakland schools are already out for summer, i know that some schools in san francisco are, and that is going to start making a little bit of difference for the morning commute. they are still going to see some slowing, 880 is a little tricky here, and so is 580, but it is beginning to get busy. i will tell you what is kind of
unusual. highway 4, we have had some crashes, it has been very slow out of pittsburgh this morning, all the way out to bay pointe. 680 is getting better into walnut creek. as we look at the silicon valley commute, getting there is not too bad, it is a little slow on 101 heading north. let's bring in steve. thank you. a lot of fog here, but we will see a warm-up at the coast after yesterday's cooldown. one last look as we turn the page from a indigo into june, the amount of snow in the sierra continues to be mind- boggling, it is one of the greatest ever. the amount of liquid snow water equivalent, anywhere from 16 inches up to 22 inches, we had the snow melting, and these lows were coming in, so there was a lot up there.
there may be some thunderstorms in the higher elevations, but watch out for the evening, we are getting reports of hail as we did yesterday, and why displays of lightning shows all over lake county yesterday. probably a repeat performance today. you can see the circulation of the low, it is right around fresno. so the focus will be more towards the valley, but also maybe the santa clara valley, mount hamilton down to gilroy, hollister, it is close. for the bay area, we are 50s and 60s, but still enough of a low cloud deck, and some of the cloud cover will be popping up again to the north and east, sometimes they can sneak back in. but, for most of the bay area, the fog will burn off and we will have temperatures that will warm-up inland. it is going to hang around for the weekend. if you are going up to shasta, sacramento valley, even truckee, there could be some thunderstorms. not so much for the bay.
60s, 70s, and 80s today on the temperatures, and we will see temperatures easing back a little bit into sunday, and everything says we are going to warm right back up again. thank you. sitting down with an iconic bay area olympian, coming up, the gold medal winner and social justice icon, tommy smith joins us to talk about his annual youth track meet, and how it is uplifting communities. apple is facing a controversy surrounding user data and iphone apps, after the break, we are going to explain what is not very clear in the agreements and how the ceo is responding.
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apple is facing a new controversy surrounding what it is doing with the iphones. a new app shows it is collecting a lot of information. >> when it comes to privacy, apple has taken a firm stance that goes much further than online giants like amazon, google, and facebook. tim cook going as far as saying privacy is a human right and rolling out an ad campaign centered on the slogan, what happens on your iphone stays on your iphone. it may come as a surprise that there are dozens of trackers running on your iphone, and delivering the data they gather throughout the day and night. a test run with the new app called disconnect found over 5400 trackers have gathered 1
on mexico. economists saying this means a trade agreement with china is less likely. when the bell rang this morning, stocks dropped, that followed big losses overseas across europe and asia as well. some of the biggest hit, carmakers and tech stocks, which do a lot of business across the board with mexico and asia. here is a look at the dow jones, it has been down about a percent, 229 points, 24,941. about the same percentage wise for the s&p 500, and the nasdaq. the nasdaq now below 7500, at 7499. costco warning prices will go up because of the trade war with china, now probably mexico as well come the trump administration raised tariffs on chinese goods from 10% up to 25%, and costco said, it is starting to see the effects on its merchandise, including furniture, bicycles, and luggage. juul is thinking about
opening stores overseas. only adults 21 years old or over will be able to buy products. the first store would open in texas, they are considering opening stores overseas and in south korea, but circling back to the ongoing trade wars, there is talk that u.s. businesses might file legal action, some sort of legal options against the white house and these tariffs moves. the committee chairman, finance administer has cited an abuse of presidential power, this is certainly their top story for a while. is seven grader from san jose is one of the winners in the unprecedented a twin -- thai >> 13-year-old, rishik gandhasri is one of eight
champions, this has never happened before in the 94 year history. organizers had to make a contingency plan during last night's competition, the winners spelled the last 47 words correctly. so, they each received the top prize. $50,000 in cash and a custom trophy. he tied for 25th place last year. taking a leap of faith, a 90-year-old double amputee celebrates her birthday with a jump from 14,000 feet, how she describes the once-in-a- lifetime experience.
chocolate glazed donuts, it is available at 250 shops nationwide, they debuted this twist on its classic glazed donut 2 years ago. disney is offering a pretty good deal for teachers, from now until september 3, teachers are eligible for a special discounted room rate at seven hotels in orlando, florida, the rates start as low as $75 per night. they will offer extra hours at the parks and access to fast passes 60 days before their trip. cruise croatia is accepting entries to be taken on a seven- day luxury cruise. the voyage takes place in august 2020. this video shows a volcano erupted in italy.
it is continuing to put on quite a show, it is one of 16 volcano studies for destructiveness and closeness to populations. the california democratic convention kicks off today. which presidential hopefuls are heading to san francisco and the events some are hosting around the bay area. the golden state warriors dropped day one in toronto, we will have a closer look at that exchange between draymond green and the performer, drake. the 49ers are bringing back their family-friendly event, picnic on the field, what you need to know about this fun filled experience at levi stadium. it is friday, may 31, th