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russia investigation. democrats say people need to hear from him but republicans say his testimony won't change anything. good morning. thank you for joining us. july 24th. i'm pam cook. >> i'm dave clark. a busy day and a warm day, too. steve paulson is in his office, right here. we are warming up. also, tropical clouds can i not to inch closer, some of those could make a play for russ. they. rants board of education. brands. 1k-7b8g9sdz checking accounts and the accounts financial hints someone else negligent planned parenthood to arizona -- -- little fog. once in a while i click on my
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ac. calm and still, sierra, big time thunderstorm activity popping up. that will develop this afternoon. 50s, 60s on the temperatures. some of the lows won't get below 60s. napa 51. set for a quick warm up. lit back f tomorrow. today the high wins out. temperatures on their way up. 60s for some. 70s for many. there is a little bit of a slowdown here steve. eastbound 580, heading towards the altamonte pass. they have lanes closed for construction work here as you drive in to eastbound 580. most people are coming the other way. they are coming westbound. westbound traffic looks okay coming in through the tracy area. looking at traffic coming in to caster valley looks pretty good. no problems in oakland and now
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at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is light. let's go back to the desk. 90 minutes from now, former special council robert mueller will ittees about investigation as there is last thtestimony is begin. >> reporter: robert muller be here for a long time today and will not be alone. you can almost hear the knives sharpening. this will be a marathon. two hearing, five hours and dozens of lawmakers who are pinning their hopes on him. >> it's important that the american people understand what was in that report and we will go from there. >> reporter: arguments over who is appearing. mueller wants a long time
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deputy, aaron zebly beside him. the president tweeted robert mueller asked for his never trumper lawyer to sit beside him and help with answers. this should not be allowed. rigged witch hunt. republicans see an opportunity here to press mull mueller on the origins of the russia probe and whether investigators had bias against the president , the democrats the president obstructed by interfering in the investigation. according to one former federal prosecutor it won't be easy for either side. >> it's going to be a huge disappointment. big surprise. bob mueller will do what he said he was going to do. >> reporter: mueller won't go beyond what was in his written report. the justice department is backing him. democrats have been practicing with a mock hearing. >> we had a feisty opportunity to engage like cross examination in a courtroom and we kept a smiling face.
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we are going to be respectful tomorrow. >> reporter: after five hours of testimony respect on both sides, they start wearing thin today. here is a quick look at the schedule for today's two hearings in the house of representatives. the judiciary committee is going first, we expect to hear questioning from east bay congressman eric smallwell that sits on the committee. that will focus on obstruction of justice. at 9:00 a.m., both smallwell and jackie spear will question mueller as members of the intelligence committee. that will focus on russia's interference in the 2016 election. our live coverage of the robert mueller testimony is on ktvu plus and and our facebook page. we will continue to bring you all of the day's news, weather and traffic right here on mornings on 2 and that includes live team coverage of the
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mueller testimony. a hearing in federal court in san francisco challenging the new trump administration policy that requires migrants who pass through another country on their way to the u.s. tosey ply for asylum in that country. acls among the groups seeking a temporary restraining order to block the policy announced last week. the new rule would mean central americans that cross through mexico on their way to the u.s. would first have to apply for asylum in mexico. the hearing begins at 9:30 this morning. people who are against the policy are planning to protest before the hearing. the protest will begin at 8:00 outside of the courthouse on golden gate avenue. federal immigration officers say there is a raid continuing on undocumented immigrants. it started july 14th and they have made 35 arrests so far.
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the white house released this video, this shows a sweep in the bay area called operation cross check. the two-month operation wrapped up earlier this month and ice officials say it resulted in 899 arrests. north oak land, police ended a stand off with someone inside a home on stanford avenue. it started 13 hours ago to the home off of interstate 580 and near keller avenue. sky fox was overhead after the stand off started. police say they chased two men, two armed men the to the neighborhood. into the neighborhood. they are not saying what type of crime the men are suspected of and they are in the process of re-opening the streets in that neighborhood. there is a $10,000 reward offered for information that could help police in richmond
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track down a killer. 57-year-old ramierez was killed by a stray bullet while checking his mailbox. it came from a violent police released a foe owe of a dodge durango. the widow of his ramierez and three daughters hope the reward will generate new tips. >> i want justice for my dad. july 1st was his birthday in heaven. it's been super hard for everybody, not just me. i hope that we are able to get the people involved. >> neighbors are speculating the battle may have been gang related but police are not saying if they have information that could connect that shooting to gangs. the california highway patrol is looking for whoever
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opened fire on an suv driving on the nimitz freeway monday night. the owner of the toyota rav 4 showed us the bullet hole this the passenger side door. he had loaned the car to friends who told him they were trying to pass another car so they could change lanes. the other driver didn't let them pass and one of his friends made a gesture that was answered by the gunfire that injured the suv driver. >> the first time it's happened to us like this. it's happening. think think they own the street or the road. >> chp says 10 people have died in bay area freeway shootings in the last four years. officers say if someone cuts you off or threatens you when you are driving you should not engage them and drive to the nearest police station average
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homeless encampment has been cleared out. the camp was on 37th avenue behind the home depo, employees and nearby businesses say the homeless camp contributed to a lot of crime in the area. the councilman says more businesses would have left if the city had not taken action. >> what concerns me the most, i have 300 people working here that are my neighbors that are working. i lose 300 jobs. $8million of tax money helping me pay for services. >> a spokesman says that fruit veil store is losing more money because of theft than any other store. home depo has almost 2000 stores around the country. britain's prime minister will meet with queen elizabeth to accept the top job. the queen is delaying more vacation to scott land to meet
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with boris johnson. party members elected him by an overwhelming majority. teresa may stepped down after she was unable to deliver a brexit deal on time. tomson vowed to leave the european union by october 31st with or without an exit agreement. still ahead, competition brewing between the two presidential candidates. why hawaii. 's the reason is state is making a sweeping closure bound to contribute to the notorious wait times. we are off to a nice start at the bay bridge. it's nice and light coming in to san francisco. we will tell you about it coming up. temperatures are set to warm up again. some will be high. we will look at the forecast highs coming up.
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the anticipation. the 15 seconds of fame. the big catch. but the most important moment, happens when we all stand together. join us as we stand up to show our support for loved ones affected by cancer. visit stand up with us. welcome back. time is 4:13, happening today, san francisco mayor london breed will announce a transit plan for people visiting the
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new chase center. if you have a ticket for an event your fare on muny will be free for the entire day of that event. the goal is to help reduce traffic jams. it will come with having a brand new arena in the city. the chase center's first event is september 6th, featuring metallica and the san francisco symphony. we will talk about the plan this morning live here on ktvu. she will join us for a live interview during our 8:00 hour. we will talk about the new initiative as well as pedestrian and bicycle safety in san francisco. that's at 8:00 this morning, here on ktvu. governor newsome will be if the central valley to sign a statewide water tax. providing a safe and affordable drinking water fund. 1million lacks access to safe drinking water and some schools shut down the drinking fountains due to contamination.
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it allows $130 million per year to safe drinking water projects. san francisco launched a new project to save millions of gallons of water a year and power hundreds of buildings. it diverts ground water to an energy plant to create steam power for downtown buildings. it would normally go this into the sewer. today, dmv offices all over the state will close for half the day. maureen naylor tells us why this happening and what the governor says about more changes ahead. >> reporter: california's government operations agency secretary said the reason for the halfday closure is to train more than 5000 dmv employees, named operation excellence. >> this will better equip them to handle the real id
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transactions which can be complicated and better help them, give them the tools to provide excellent customer service. >> reporter: the governor announced new dmv leadership and promised more change for the department which he says has continually fallen short. the governor pointed out the dmv's outdated technology which he says wastes billions of taxpayer dollars. >> we are looking to modernize but at the same time do it in a very systemic and sequential way. >> reporter: dmv offices will re-open at 1:00 p.m. on wednesday. during the halfday closure, call centers will remain open and aaa members can go to aaa locations for some services. 4:17 is the time. sal, i know you were talking about livermore in that area. there is construction problem,
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lanes are closed. opposite commute direction. >> opposite commute direction, eastbound 580, to 205, in case you are heading to the valley early. it's going to be, i think about, you are going on vacation, we used to hit 50, avoiding the traffic going to disney lands. northbound 101, gilroy to san jose looks pretty good in to san jose into the west valley. traffic is moving well in both directions at the bay bridge toll plaza, westbound traffic is light. let's bring steve in. >> day game today. cubs and giants. >> yes. sweep. i think i know everybody and their brother is going to be there. a warmer forecast, little fog.
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what is this will not make any impact. high tropical clouds could. i want 70. 68 to 98 today. sun and high clouds. that's warmer. see the high building in. it's been around the four corners. that crushs the fog. sends in a lot of the high cloud deck. it's been over the sierra, little fog, what is there doesn't have much of a chance. over the mountains, moving over tahoe, reno as well. there will be thunderstorm activity. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. 62 san jose. pittsburgh twd 66 warm
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temperatures already. 45 truckee. 59 ukiah. 65 sacramento. the fog got chewerda y. the high pressure will work in and this time of year doesn't take much. temperatures jump up. sun and clouds warm to hot. 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. few pushing the upper 90s. easing up a little bit on thursday in to friday. back up again on saturday, hot then, still toasty but cooler on sunday. as this weather heats up, download our weather app to stay on top of the weather. it has interactive radar, hourly updates and the 7-day forecast, that easy feature in you to upload your weather photos and videos to see. the weather app is a free download. kids in oregon can stay home for a mental health day. coming up, hear from the high schoolers who pushed that law to get it approved and why they
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say it is very important. a stolen puppy picked up by police. where officers found the dog and what the woman walking the dog did moments after someone approached her.
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health check this morning, there is new hope this morning this the global battle against hiv. trials show promise for hiv
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prevention thanks to a match stick sized implant. the breakthrough was announced at the 10th annual aids conference in mexico city. infectious disease specialist says the implant was one of two major announcements. >> one of a vaccine to prevent the acquisition or transmission of hiv infection. also, a novel anti viral drug to treat hiv and prevent the acquisition of hiv. >> the united nations reports estimated 1.8 million people around the world were infected with hiv in 2017. 38,000 of the cases were here in the u.s. our time is 4:24, new research is out suggesting more and more california parents who oppose vaccines for measles are choosing to home school kids. the number of california kindergarten students home schooled and did not get their
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measles shots, it has quadrupled in the past three years. researchers still don't know if parents are choosing to home school because they want to avoid the vaccines or for any other reasons. cdc emphasizing that the mmr vaccine is safe, that it is 97% affective. the california state teachers retirement system says it earned 6-point 8% on the investments last year, that's a big drop from the previous period and that falls short of the annual target. experts blame the drop in the volatile stock market. this california teacher's group is the second biggest u.s. pension fund. for the first time this fall, school children will be allowed days off for mental health. two graduates help spearhead the new law. >> i wanted to get involved with this because a lot of my
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best friends struggled with severe depression and anxiety and i saw days where they shouldn't have been at school and none of the adults knew what was happening with them. >> reporter: they are high school graduates who have been working to change the way mental health is seen in school. they were among the students who lobbied oregon lawmakers to pass house bill 2191 expanding excused school absences to includes mental health days and along the way they met a lot of opposition. >> one of the things they heard was that people abuse it, life doesn't get easier, there are 1000 things people can say. we are trying to save lives and keep students healthy. >> reporter: one of their biggest concerns is preventing suicide , the second leading cause of death for oregon teens and hope if students feel comfortable opening instead of about it for an excused school absence they can find help.
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>> those students worked closely with health officials to get the bill passed to help eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health. still ahead, google is paying $1 million to 200 people. coming up, why people who did not get a job are getting a big settlement from google. we are just about an hour away from robert mueller's testimony to congress, coming up, how a berkley law professor believes the hearing will go. san mateo bridge traffic on the morning commute looks pretty good out to the high- rise and peninsula. we will tell you about the morning commute when we come back. one day we warm up and next day we cool today? we will tell you when we come back.
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welcome back. middle of the week, wednesday july 24th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. i hear it is going to heat up for most of us. inland for sure. what about the coast, steve? >> there is not much fog. we have a baseball forecast. first day game, cubs giants, mostly sunny, the cloud cover will be in the form of some tropical clouds coming out, not fog. it will be warm. city was 64 yesterday. jumped up to 70. temperatures on their way to warm up. the inland areas pushing upper 90s. sun and high clouds. 90 santa rosa. 70 this the city. livermore 97. san jose 96. those are above thaverage. if you want warmer weather, today is one of those days. the moisture streams from the south. most is to the east and southeast of us. some of that may drift across
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little fog. what is there to get up. 56 in the city. water temperature is 58. alameda 55. oak land hills, 65. there is warm air moving in, in the higher elevations. the moisture continues to favor the sierra with thunderstorm activity. 60s, 70s and 80s. there are things but for the most part, driving now, it should be a nice drive. looking at the solano county commutes. traffic is moving along pretty well with no major issues towards the vellejo area and hercules and continues to be pretty good on the solano super commute, driving across the carquinez bridge and down the east shore freeway to the macarthur maze. bay bridge, a back up in


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