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it's a busy thursday, august 8th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. we want to get you right to breaking news out of the south bay. crews are busy trying to clear debris from a deadly, early, fiery four-car crash, northbound 101 in san jose. one person was killed, two others were hurt. we do have team coverage on this deadly crash. sal castaneda, looking at how it's affecting traffic. >> first, though, we bring in ktvu's allie rasmus. she's live, where things have been changing. >> reporter: yes, they've made a lot of progress in toeing some of the vehicles out of the way, out of highway 101 behind us. you can see there's still just one lane of traffic open. sparse amount of traffic getting by. there is one of the vehicles from this four-car crash still here on this flatbed tow truck. about to be towed out of the way. and if you look to the left, you can see some caltrans
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trucks, working to repair the highway here, after this fiery crash. part of the highway, it looks like, was damaged. so they've got the street sweepers and looks like crews out here. and looks like they're doing some patchup work to the highway. so we don't know when this northbound part of 101 at bailey avenue will be reopened. but this all started 3:30 this morning. that's when the crash was reported. and this was the dramatic scene the driver saw as they passed the four vehicles on fire. according to chp, it started with a single vehicle that spun out, hit the center divide. three other cars crashed into it. one ignited and before long, all four vehicles were on fire on the freeway. we know one person was killed. at one point, firefighters and chp had to shut down all. lanes of northbound 101, south of 85. now, they have one lane open. i was just driving home from work. man, i just saw a bunch of fire. and there was like three cars. and they're just engulfed. it was a pretty bad accident.
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now, the backup from the collision extends for miles far south of bailey avenue. and a lot of the side streets from bailey avenue and monterey road. also very congested with drivers trying to find alternate ways to get around this partial freeway closure. now, in their latest notes, the chp, at 5:00 this morning, said they estimated it would take 2 to 3 hours to reopen more lanes of this highway. and so that was at 5:00 this morning. so we're looking at 7:00, 8:00, before more lanes reopen. right now, we are looking at caltrans crews, looking like they're repairing parts of this highway though. one lane still in the northbound direction at 101. live in san jose, allie rasmus. time is 7:02. let's go to sal for more on how to get around in all of this. sal? >> you can use monterey road, monterey highway there, and some of the other places there that you can get around the crash. i want to put it on the map and show you how long it is. we've had a couple of
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collisions in the backup, too. northbound 101, coming from morgan hill to san jose, has been very slow. could be the reason why the san jose commute in general, beyond the crash is light. a lot of people aren't getting through into that valley. this is a look if gilroy to san jose. you can see that traffic is going to be okay. if we're talking about some of the other commutes in the east bay, those commutes have been more normal. we haven't had a lot of serious crashes here. 880 northbound. still looking pretty good. the east shore freeway, as you drive from the carquinez bridge to the mack maze. the times have been about normal. 25 minutes. and when you get to the bay bridge, this has also been a norm commute. we had a stalled vehicle here that was taken away by tow trucks. 7:03. let's go to steve with today's weather. >> the cooling continues, even though we did have some warm temps yesterday. couple of 90s holding on. one was brentwood at 90. that was yesterday. fairfield, though, was down to 86. morgan hill to 85. livermore dropped to 83.
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napa, 82. not today. temperatures are on their way down. and san jose, from 78 to a cool 75. those are well below average. look at that low. it is starting to bring a little moisture in the southern end. look at something that might play into our weather late friday, early saturday. what do you mean by that? could mean some rain. again, fine-tune that tomorrow. in advance of that. fog, clouds, and onshore wind is in place. 50s, 60s, upper 40s, low 50s. around holds burg great. and sebastville, 52 degrees. 48 pull valley. 50. feels very cool for this time of year. fog will retreat. we'll have sunshine, mild to warm temps. but that low is going to continue to work its way down, move in. but not until saturday. 60s, 70s and low 80s. >> thank you, steve. time now is 7:04. texas governor greg abbott says he is ready to take action. governor abbott says the state
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is providing $5 million to help the victims of the shooting, as well as their families and the community as a whole. he also says he plans to fight white supremacy, by identifying potential threats on the internet that promote hate. yesterday governor abbott described saturday's massacre as a hateful, evil, racist crime. the dallas cowboys football team is donatingto a fund for the nfl football team and their families. the nfl is vowing to make a matching grant. the dallas cowboys for years have had community outreach programs in el paso. and the since since bengals and nfl foundation announced a $75,000 donation to help people directly affected by sunday's mass shooting in dayton. the donation to the dayton foundation will go to a fund, helping the wounded and the families of those killed. time is now 7:05. president trump and the first lady are back in the white house, after flying toidateon, ohio, after the mass shootings of last weekend. in dayton, they met with
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survivors at the miami hospital. the white house tweeted out video, of first responders. but outside, there were protestors. about 200 protestors lined the streets, and flew the baby trump balloon. the mayor of dayton said she asked the president to use his power to push for better gun control. >> i reiterated to the president the importance of action, around these issues of guns. the people of dayton are waiting for action from washington, d.c. >> that's after the president claimed there is a very strong political appetite in congress for bipartisan legislation on background checks. >> after dayton, air force one headed for el paso, where 22 people were gunned down on saturday. the president and first lady went to the city's emergency operations center. and met with first responders. presumpt said there is momentum for changes that could prevent more violence. >> the enthusiasm, the love, the respect, and also the -- let's see if we can get something done.
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and republicans want to do it, and democrats want to do it. >> there are some in el paso, who say the president's words of comfort are through this history of anti-immigrant rhetoric. there was a rally for speakers criticizing the president. for speakers to divide rather than unite. tonight, ktvu will take an in-depth look at mass shootings in america. we examine current gun laws, mental health, and what lawmakers are doing to prevent more mass shootings. we hope you'll join us for a special ktvu report, guns in america. tonight at 10:30, here on ktvu. time now, 7:07. another day of deliberation ahead. in the ghost ship trial. after no verdict was reached yesterday. the jury did ask for an ipad. so they could see 3-d images of the ghost ship warehouse. they say they're confident their clients, derek almena and max harris, will not be found
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guilty. >> this case is the second largest homicide case to go to trial in american history with 36 counts. and it's been a great tragedy. >> now, the largest homicide case was the oklahoma city bombing, with 168 counts. ktvu's crime reporter, henry lee has been in the courtroom since day 1. henry will help lead the coverage, as soon as the jury reaches a verdict. you can read henry's daily courtroom blog, on ktvu.com. 5600 pg&e customers in eastern contra costa county, had their power back on this morning. after a fast-moving vegetation fire, forced the utility to turn off the power. the fire burn said about 60 acres, prompting an evacuation order. we sent skyfox overhead, and see crews working to contain the fire. the flames ended up destroying three outbuildings.
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people living nearby, were ordered to evacuate. >> i have a dog here, ride and my cat, kiki, closed. and water bottles and a litter box. [ laughter ] >> evacuation orders were later lifted. power was restored to most customers by 6:00 last night. still working to find out how the fire started. happening today. pg&e is warning you. if you live near the sausalito marina. at 11:00 tonight, pg&e will turn off the power on several streets between bridgeway and calidonnia to glen and rose court. that's so their crews can domains work in that area. the power is due to be turned back on by 5:00 tomorrow morning. monday is the first day of the new school year for the oakland unified school district. and many schools, there will be new faces. they say last year was a challenging one. that's after a seven-day strike by teachers. and in alameda county, grand
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jury report that was very critical of school administrators. he added that 20 principals throughout the district's 86 public schools have left. the district says it's not unusual to have 10 or more new principals every school year. and that most are taking new jobs every year. joining us at 8:15 to talk about the upcoming school year. we'll talk to the superintendent about managing budget cuts. and so much more, affecting thousands of students in oakland. so stay with us, as we talk with the head of ousd. we'll see her live, here at 8:15 this morning. on mornings on 2. >> are you and your boys ready? >> i don't know if we'll ever be ready. but the people in the past week or so. i'm with you. we'll get there. time is 7:10. still ahead. you've seen the compostable food containers. they are safe for the environment. but you may want to think twice about eating out of
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them. coming up, what was found in the containers from chipotle, that could lead to serious health problems. two dead and others injured after a man goes on a stabbing rampage in southern california. what authorities say about the attacker. pretty serious issues on parts of the commute. other commutes are pretty normal. the san mateo bridge looks heavy as we head out to the peninsula. bigger fog bank. more of an onshore wind. and a system is on the way for early saturday. could that bring rain? we'll talk about it coming up. here's your buick sir.
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crime scenes in garden grove and santa ana. a 33-year-old man in garden grove was arrested at a 7- eleven, where police say he had a knife and a gun, that he stole from a security guard, that was among the stabbing victims. police say yesterday, at 4:00 in the afternoon, the man robbed at least six businesses, then started stabbing people, apparently at random. four people in garden grove were stabbed, including two of them who died. two more people were stabbed to death in santa ana. >> we have no motive at this point. we don't know. it's just pure hate this guy did this. we've heard, i don't know, his drug conditions fhe was under the influence of drugs or not. but we know this guy was full of anger. >> at this point, police is not released the man's name. authorities say they're holding off until they can complete a police lineup. [ chanting ] >> donald trump has got to go! >> immigrants are here to
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stay, impeach donald trump today. >> two separate demonstrations on opposite sides of the bay, called attention to what these organizers said is the damage being done by president trump. the protestors say they didn't plan or coordinate these two rallies, but they were focused on the same issues, ranging from gun violence to immigration. they say they have the same message that, white supremacists must be rejected by everyone. >> they're not welcome in el paso. they're not welcome theor in oakland. they're not welcome anywhere. they don't belong to the america that we stand for. >> the protestors are also demanding that house speaker nancy pelosi and other democratic leaders start the process of impeaching the president. at both san francisco and oakland rallies, people said they felt better after speaking out, and hearing other people speak up. our time is now 7:15. there are now calls for a boycott of a popular fitness club here in the bay area. soul cycle is the target. because the founder of the club's parent company is
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hosting a fundraiser for president trump tomorrow in new york. >> boycott soul cycle. boycott soul cycle. >> now, under the pride flag in the castro san francisco is a fitness club. the bad workout chain is getting a lot of heat because the chairman plans to host a fundraiser for president trump's re-election campaign. >> the irony that this business is sitting here in harvey milk plaza. it just kind of makes my blood boil. >> on social media, the fitness club ceo said soul cycle in no way endorses little political fundraising event being held later this week. soul cycle has nothing to do with the event, and does not support it. happening today, there's a rededication ceremony for historic alameda high school. no classes have been held in that building since 1978. because of concerns over
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earthquakes. workers removed 70,000 tons of cron crete and -- concrete and wood and replace today with steel to make it safer. there have also been cosmetic upgrades. the ribbon cutting ceremony happens at 4:00 this afternoon. the first day of school here is august 19th. >> time now, 7:17. happening today, legislation unveiled at sfo to help prevent air travel incidents and accidents. it's called the safe landings act. it will be introduced by congressman mark desonya and captain sully sullenberger. it was inspired by the max 8 jet crashes and the recent reporting of near misses around the country, including at sfo in 2017, involving an air canada jet. that bill is expected to address major gaps in aviation safety. now, if you plan to fly in or out of sfo next month, get ready for some major delays. sfo will spend about three
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weeks in september, repairing one of its runways. the crews will work on a new base for runway 28 left. you're looking at video of the very busy runway back in april, when crews had to make emergency repairs because of a pothole. the airport expects delays between 30 minutes, up to two hours. >> 7:18. our sal castaneda has been busy, tracking south bay traffic specifically. on highway 101 in the san jose area. i can't imagine you're going to focus anywhere but there now. >> no. as a matter of fact, i just saw them move a car, one of the last ones, it was on a flat bed. so that just went away. and we're looking at a picture of where the crash was. you see the big black marcos the road. only one lane still open here on northbound 101 and the area here. you will see that traffic is getting by only in the far right lane. there's the car being backed up onto the center divide. you can kind of see that there. but for the most part, traffic is going to be slow still. as a matter of fact, you can see it from morgan hill to san
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jose. it's one big traffic jam. that means the rest of the san jose commute has been better. a lot of people are stuck back there. and they can't get into the main part of the valley. we're looking at the east bay as well. you can see highway 4, slow through bay point. and pittsburgh at bay point. and 680 is a little slow. there's a little routine commute. no problems on the east shore freeway, taking about a half hour to drive to the maze. then another 20 minute toss sit at the bay bridge toll plaza. let's go to steve. >> very good question, sal. >> yes, sir. >> it will be cooler. >> we started that yesterday. even though some inland. today it willault be lower 80s. other than that, looks cooler. and maybe, just maybe. you might have to usher in rain. early saturday morning. tim says it's nice to have mother nature's air conditioning turned back on. gusts of 30 plus, about fairfield. and concord has come down a little bit. due west, napa airport.
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due west oakland. the cooler forecast has begun from the very warm inland temps. coast and bay, not really that warm. but they will cool off into friday and maybe saturday. still warm but not that warm. from yountville, antioch, walnut creek and morgan hill. low to mid-80s. 70s, oakland downtown. 68. and marshall, san francisco, and pacifica, 60s. with so cal in the low 70s. that's the low in the last -- there's a bad image there. but watch. right southern end of that, tapping in a little moisture. so maybe that will play into our weather. low clouds on the move. no problem. water temps are cold. in fact, they're cold all wait down to point conception with santa barbara, with 50s on the temps. i have to cough here. you know the feeling. >> want to take a minute here? >> no, i don't need a minute. >> power through. >> 50s, a few 40s to the north. upper 50s here. 59 walnut creek.
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el cerrito says hey, we're 56. dublin and pleasanton at 50 degrees. looks like a lot of the thunderstorm activity is pushing east of tahoe. that low, though, is going to make a big impact as we head into a cooler pattern, the next few days. and i think we start to get cloud cover in here on friday into saturday. and it does look like not only will it be cooler, but watch this on the future cast here. possibility in the last couple there. early saturday, some rains approaching. so we'll see if it makes it. but i would hold on to that santa rosa, calistoga north. 60s, 70s, on the temps. they continue to slide down for the inland areas. well below average now. that will continue into saturday. then warmer, sunday and monday. gasia. >> you made it. steve, thank you. 7:21. former warriors star, kevin durant breaking his silence. and speaking out about rupturing his achilles tendon in game 5 of the nba finals. what he said when asked if the golden state warriors mishandled his injuries. and a crackdown in one of
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san francisco's notoriously -- a district known in san francisco for a drug problem. how one u.s. attorney plans on cleaning up the tenderloin.
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federal agents are announcing a major crackdown. u.s. attorney david anderpson is leading the year-long effort. he said they have functioned as open air drug markets for too
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long. he has dedicated a 15-member team, bringing in agents from the fbi, the dea, secret service, and the u.s. forest service. >> those persons living and working and visiting the tenderloin neighborhood should not be required to run a gauntlet of crime. >> so far, 32 people tie said to two different drug trafficking operations have been charged. agents also say it's the first time they've seen ring leaders renting housing to dealers, which included apartments at homings in oakland and hayward. san francisco police had their own operation in the tenderloin yesterday. the department tweeted about the bus. police say recovers from the tenderloin station arrested 50 people, including fugitives, drug dealers, and armed suspects. compostable bowls used at several popular restaurants may be linked to cancer-causing materials.
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rest rants including chipotle, may contain chemicals like bpa bpa. they have also been associated with kidney and testicular cancer and thyroid issues and pregnancy-induced upon hypertension. golden gate park to meet with the organizers of the outside lands concert festival. the three-day music event that begins tomorrow. this weekend will be the first event in san francisco, where adults with legally buy and consume marijuana. the city issue said a permit yesterday, allowing cannabis products to be sold. marijuana will only be allowed in a designated area called grasslands. admission to that area is restricted to those 21 and older. private security, police and park rangers will be on site throughout the festival. 7:26. more than 100 women from the bay area, are headed to alabama on a special trip. we're live at the oakland
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international airport. with how the founders get ready to experience history first hand. also, the push for new gun control laws is ramping up. find out what president trump is saying about the possible legislation. and what advocates still face an uphill battle. still very slow traffic on some of these commutes. others are a little bit better. we'll let you know more about the commute on the bridges coming up. well, pretty good cooling trend has already started. yesterday, more 80s than 90s. and that trend will continue today. lots of low clouds and fog. what about rain? is that possible? we'll take a look. we are here to discuss jessie's online time.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. thursday, august 8th. i'm dave clark. i'm gasia mikaelian. let's get you to a traffic mess we bee havefollowing in the south bay. sal, take it away. >> northbound 101, this morning, at 3:30, we had a very serious and deadly crash, near bailey road, north of bailey, at one point the cars were on fire. this is a live look at the scene. they have taken all the cars away now. they're just in the cleanup modes on northbound 101. you can see only the right lane is open here. and they're out there trying to clean it up. there was significant road damage on northbound 101. looks like they're making progress here. only caltrans vehicles and chp remains. meanwhile, the backup. this is taken from metcalf road. this is northbound 101, coming up on the scene. it has been this way all morning long. it really is a long backup as you can see. just a terrible morning for people driving from morgan hill up to san jose. some people have been taking side roads. those have been jammed as
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well. people have figured out, hey, i'm not taking the freeway. the side roads are jammed as well. this is northbound 101. the rest of the south bay commute has been light. so many come this from the south. the rest of the commute has been a little lighter than usual here. as we go to the east bay commute, it's been moderate. you can see slow traffic on highway 4. that's the lowest. highway 24 looks all right. as you drive on the east shore freeway, it's moderately heavy. and when you get to the bay bridge, there's a 20-minute delay. at 7:31. let's go back to gasia. >> thank you, sal. let's go ahead and talk about weather. >> steve is right over here in his office. on a chilly thursday. >> that's true. gasia, you probably noticed it as well. >> thank you, dave. >> we have a cooler pattern. and the system is dropping down as now, looking a little more, not ominous, but tapping into moisture. let's get to it. yesterday, highs were 80s to near 90 degrees. they will continue their trek
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downward. fog on the coast. no change there. but bigger fog bank. temperatures are in the low 80s after an onshore wind in place. just about everybody there. gusts 30-plus, to travis, san jose. livermore, palo alto, and canfield, all in the 70s. or soft 80. normal is 88. 8 below for livermore. this low again, moving in, and starting to pick up a little bit of moisture. it does look like maybe early saturday night 50s, 60s. low 50s for some menlo park. upper 50s and low 60s for others. low clouds will be a little here today. satellite images here. 60s, 70s. low 80s. >> well, happening right now, at 7:32. a group of bay area women are just beginning a once in a lifetime trip to the southern u.s.
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ktvu's elissa harrington is at oakland now. the ladies in red, flew out this morning to see and experience some of the history of landmark locations of the civil rights services. >> more than 100 of them. >> trip to alabama. civil rights movement. and even to meet some notable people. and what we learned this morning is that the ladies in red started as a support group. it was originally for breast cancer survivor. started about 23 years ago. but has since expanded to include a lot of senior citizens who still have the desire to travel and learn about their roots. i got a chance to speak with a few of them this morning. >> especially with the way times are now. we need to be reminded of how our parents and all of those who have gone before us have suffered so much. and now, we get a chance to go
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back to be reminded, to walk the steps and to just be a part of the whole journey. >> i'm really honoring my mom. because she was an activist in alameda. >> you know, my parents grew up in the south. and you know, came out here. and most people that -- our background is from the south. our parents grew up in the south. and brought us out here to california. various people. but now we're going back to see some of our roots. >> organizer, brenda knight, spent more than a year planning this trip. the ladies will tour three cities. birmingham, montgomery, and selma. they will visit museums and libraries and see america's first black church, where four young girls were killed in a tragic bombing. the women say they are looking forward to cross the same
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bridge that martin luther king cross the during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. some priest destinations have included the hawaiian islands and the white house. reporting live in oakland, elissa harrington, ktvu, fox 2 news. eric swalwell hosted a town hall meeting about a recent mass shooting. >> worked very hard at the midterms. so we won 17 seats, where an nra endorsed congress member held the seats. now, it's time for the senate to act. >> at last night's town hall, many people shared their ideas on how to stop the mass shootings. >> we don't want to take the guns away from people who hunt or pistols from people who want to protect their homes. but assault weapons, most of the people who have them weren't in the military. >> congressman swalwell said he wants senate majority leader mitch mcconnell to call
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a vote. one for background checks for private and online sales. the other giving the fbi a longer period to investigate potential buyers. and an assault weapons program and buy-back program for the estimated 50 million assault weapons on the street. the nra william comes calls to address the it's causes of horrific actings of violence, that have occurred in our country. unfortunately, anti-gun politicians like eric swalwell are focused instead on scoring political points by pushing legislation of only restricting the rights of law-abiding americans. a lobbying effort for new gun control laws is getting stronger. president trump says he is willing to consider expanded background checks for gun buyers. but as ktvu's doug luzader reports, it's still a tough fight. >> the president said he is even willing to call congress
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back to town, if both sides close in on a gun control deal. >> marine 1 with a late-night landing at the white house. president trump and the first lady returning to washington after a very long day. spending time in both dayton and el paso. meeting with victims, first responders and hospital staff. and the president apparently getting an earful on gun control. >> telling me, let's see if we can get something done. and republicans want to do it. and democrats want to do it. >> but how far is congress willing to go? >> they are urging expanding background checks. he's even received death threats. the president spent time with brown. >> the mayor and i asked the president to call on senator mcconnell to bring the senate back in session this week. to tell the senate that he wants the background check bill that has already passed the house. >> what may be more likely, though, is an expansion of
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so-called red flag laws already adopted by some in the state. it has been proposed in ohio. >> we think it's well thought out. we think it respects the constitution. and it also is going to save lives. >> but none of this is going to be easy. a number of these proposals raise second amendment concerns for gun rights advocates. in washington, doug luzader, for ktvu, fox 2 news. >> all right, doug. tonight, ktvu will take an in-depth look at mass shootings in america. we're going to take a look at current gun laws. and what lawmakers will do to prevent mass shootings. we hope you'll join us for a special report, guns in america. it's tonight at 10:30. here on ktvu. time is 7:38. we're learning more about the victims of a deadly house fire that happened in san jose early this week. we now know the grandmother killed in that fire was 82-year-old sydney brookbank. another family member is still
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in the hospital and on life support. the home belonged to sandy and barney brookbank. just before 7:30 monday morning, barney left to go grocery shopping, came home to see his home in flames and knew his mother was trapped inside. >> i knew she was better. this really was her worst fear. thatdying in a fire. >> the couple's 11-year-old niece is on life support at lucille packard children's hospital. their 22-year-old son was able to jump out of the bedroom window and escape. a go fund me account has been set up for the family. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >> all right, gasia. time now, 7:39. while the popularity of cbd oils and edibles and supplements is growing, experts warn they could cost you your job. coming up, why these popular items could make you fail a
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drug test. lake tahoe, known for its year-round tourism. but what do visitor dos in case of a wildfire? up next, the actions emergency crews are taking to handle a major emergency. first, let's check in with frank mallicoat. see what is coming up on mornings on 2. >> good morning to you. gasia, good morning. coming up, top of the hour, big changes coming to samsung's new phones. what the phone will no longer have, and why it may leave some customers very upset. plus, taking a deeper look at the racial divide here in america. we sit down with the former governor and author of beyond charlottesville. that's still to come on the 9. much more when we come back. stay with us.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. time, 7:42. canadian police believe they found the bodies of two teenage fugitives, wanted for killing three people. the bodies were found yesterday in manitoba. police say they're confident the bodies are those of the teenagers wanted for killing three people in british columbia last month, including a woman from north carolina and her australian boyfriend. the police aren't saying yet how they died. they're waiting for autopsy reports. puerto rico has a new governor today. the third person to have that job in the past week. former justice secretary wanda vasquez took the oath of office yesterday. the puerto rico supreme court ruled that her predecessor, pedro pierre luisy, was sworn in on unconstitutional grounds, since he was been confirmed by only one of two legislative. before her swearing in, vaz quetz said puerto rico needs stability. the city of south lake
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tahoe is working on an emergency evacuation plan, in case they get hit with a major wildfire. south lake tahoe only has about 20,000 people in a population. but on any summer weekend, there may be 80,000 more tourists, with only one major highway in and out of the area. the recent devastating fires in noan northern california prove having an evacuation plan is crucial. >> we're a population of people, plus all the visitors want to leave at the same time. we know our roads are going to be impacted immediately and virtually at a standstill. >> now, the city of that area has launched an emergency preparation website. it features this interactive map, showing primary and secondary escape routes. also commercial boat operators and marinas on the lake. they've agreed to evacuate up to several thousand people if need be. it's 7:44 now. we hope that you are with us tomorrow morning, as we take you on another zip trip to the east bay.
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and this time, we are heading to clayton. population, 12,000. and that's not counting the horses. mount diablo is a few steps away from a small community with a big can-do attitude. we'll show you, people of clayton have rallied. also, we'll take you inside some of its great dowptdz restaurants this. is the kind of place where people run into neighbors on a daily basis. join us for this and much more tomorrow morning on the 9, when we're taking you on a zip trip to clayton. you can watch live here on ktvu. we're streaming it live for you at ktvu.com. if you happen to find yourself in clayton, come say hi. a little area with the gazebo and lawn. >> you're ready for people to say, hey, gasia. >> i'll tell you, these zip trips. sal, you're with me on this one. we hear from more people who say i cannot wake up without pam and dave, steve and sal. it's just a thrill for us to meet you guys. >> special appearance tomorrow, by steve paulson. >> the steve paulson?
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>> the unofficial mayor of clayton. >> he's going to be there. people know him in that town. >> oh, yeah. good morning. i want everyone to understand the situation in san jose. they've opened up two more lanes after this morning's deadly crash, just north of bailey road. i have a picture here to show you of the northbound 101. you can see a couple more lanes are open. still one lane, the fast lane, closed. along northbound 101. looks like the caltrans crews are just about finishing up their work. the cars at one point were on fire here. and looks like they may have damaged the road. although caltrans did a good job in getting these things out of the way. i'll show you just down the road near metcalf road, things are beginning to look a little better, slower, but still very jammed up here along northbound 101, coming up from morgan hill into san jose. this is held back a lot of the traffic. and you can see, the red is still on the map. the rest of the south bay commute is now finally beginning to fill in, as people were held back. the east bay commute has been uneventful, relative to that.
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we've seen slow traffic. it's backed up almost to antioch. 640 slow from 242 down to alamo. and 24 is moderate. bay bridge approach from the macarthur maze. then the bay bridge toll plaza, 20-minute delay at the actual toll plaza. 7:47. steve? >> what time is it? >> 7:11. :47. >> you know, i don't know how to get to clayton. do i take tree or ignatio valley? >> that's a silly question. you know how to get there. i would say ignatio if you're heading out there now. >> shout out and maybe we'll see you tomorrow. we have a fog bank in place. and maybe some rain in our forecast. whether? saturday morning. so the very warm to hot. even inland is on its way down. thursday into friday. and probably even saturday as well. forecast highs are all below
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average. santa rosa, san francisco, oakland, livermore and san jose. livermore and san jose, well below there for this time of year with the normal on the right. cooler for everybody, including up to yountville. at a beautiful 82. antioch out of the 90s now 85. walnut creek, morgan hill, 80. novato. burlingame and san jose, mid- 70s. oakland, 68. marshall, 63. not much warmer for san francisco and pacifica. but soquell will go 72. if you live in a wind tunnel or wind-prone area, it probably canked up. that low coming down from, well, gulf of alaska. it is beginning to entrain some moisture. look at the bottom of the system. see that? i'll tell you, it's early in the season for this. but it's enhancing the fog bank in advance of it. the water temps are cold. not only here. but all the way down to santa barbara and point conception. you can find upper 50s on the
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water temps. so even moving northward, up along the oregon coast. 50s, 60s on a lot of these temps here. we'll take a look towards santa clara valley. 54, san martin, gilroy. and fountain and boulder creek. 51 and 50. and los gatos at 54. a little cooler there. the tropical moisture monsoon is kicking out of the sierra nevada. moving east that was low. begins to move in. now, we're going to see some drizzle. best case scenario, maybe some drizzle. but there might be even more than that. watch it right there. making a move late friday, early saturday. we'll fine tune it tomorrow. 60s, 70s on your temps. they'll stay down here for a couple of days. we'll start to see warmer temps sunday into monday. >> thank you. time is 7:49. scientists are testing a vaccine they say would help patients fight cancer. coming up in the next hour.
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reasons. willie, who is 86 years old, canceled his tour. he tweeted be back but didn't say when. nelson had concerts scheduled for rohnert park, stanford and reno during the month of october. tour organizers are trying to figure out how to help people who order already bought tickets for those shows. markets are rebounding this morning. and they're getting help from earnings. pam cook is back with today's dollars and cents. >> lyft reporting a loss. but that loss, not as bad as analysts expected. roku also out of los gatos, reported a very good quarter as well. lyft stock jumped about 4%. uber, by the way, reports its earnings after the closing bell today. now, taking a live look at the big board, the new york stock exchange, there's the rebound this morning so far. the dow jones up three
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quarters of a percent. almost point. nasdaq up about 1 1/2% to 7973. boeing is facing new problems this time, over at 787, dream liner jets, related to cyber security. now, a report by security researcher and wired said leaked codes reveals potential security flaws in the dream liner's design system, that could allow someone to access restricted parts of the plane's net work. such as flight controls, sensors and inflight entertainment. the researcher admitted he can't confirm the claims. but all of this does come against the backdrop of the ongoing issue, with boeing 737's grounded max 8 jets. we all know living in the bay area is pretty expensive. new data shows prices of goods and services are rising faster than wages. according to the u.s. labor
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department, wages in the u.s. grew by 3%. while living expenses jumped 3.2%. the cost for tuition, school fees and childcare was up 10.3% across the country and outpacing the cost of all other goods such as food and clothing. the price jump in the bay area is the second highest in california. cbd oils are becoming more popular to help with a variety of health issues. but some people say it could cost them their job. that's because products with cbd can sometimes contain trace amounts of thc. while the amount is typically not enough to get you high, it may be enough to be detected in a drug test. experts advise trying it to make sure it does not contain trace amounts of thc. and your current employer might require periodic testing. something to be thinking
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about. >> very interesting, pam. time is 7:55. looks like first end defense pick. nick has an ankle sprain according to general manager listen. and bosa left practice early. bosea's college career with ohio state ended early because of injuries am. kevin durant is speaking for the first time since he left the warriors about his devastating injury in the finals and he is not blaming the warriors. the ruptured achilles tendon. the warriors were criticized for letting him play after a calf strain. kevin durant said the warriors did not mishandle the injury and that he does not blame the warriors. he said the warriors did not pressure him to play in the game. and that he and his trainer targeted game 5 for his comeback. time is 7:56.
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still ahead. back to school season is right here, and many kids getting ready for that first day of school. coming up. oakland unified school superintendent will join us here this morning to talk about budget cuts and the upcoming school year that begins in just a couple of days. and continuing our breaking news out of the south bay, this morning's deadly crash that closed parts of highway 101 in san jose. what happened out there. and when crews are expected to get everything back open again.
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new this morning. a deadly, fiery crash, shut down parts of northbound
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highway 101 in san jose. flames engulfed four tar cars early this morning. deadly ghost ship trial. still no verdict reached. why someone says they will be found not guilty. and mixed reaction to the two cities affected by mass shootings over the weekend. details on the stops the president made in dayton and el paso. and good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm frank mallicoat, in for mike on this thursday. >> and i'm gasia mikaelian. along the estuary. gray and cool. that story goes beyond these windows, right? >> that is correct. >> i think it's been there all week long. and even thicker now. as a rather strong system for august is making its move down off the coast. and it will eventually take the
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turn early satu, mighgive us rain to the north. but first, george mcrae says it does feel like a different summer altogether. sure does. gusting to 15. there have been gusts to 30 miles an hour for some. 60s on the coast. now, low 80s inland, as temperatures are coming down. in fact, coming down for kentfield down 4. livermore, down 3. and san jose down to 75. normal is 83, 84. yes, we are below average. there's that gust to 30 out at travis. so onshore oakland, onshore at sfo. and that low is beginning to entrain some moisture in the southern end of it. see how that starts taking the turn? that's something to keep an eye on here for late friday into saturday. until then, it will really pick up the fog bank. 50s, 60s, quite cool to the north. upper 40s, very low 50. 48, grayton. polk valley was down to 51. mill valley at 48. these are very cool for this
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time of year. look for the fog to hang around a little longer today. and the breeze to continue. that low plays into our weather, all the way into saturday for a cooler pattern highs, 60s and 70s. we'll look for what is happening. >> steve, we are just about to go to a live report with my colleague, allie rasmus on this incident. but i want to mention northbound 101 is still very slow. can't not tell you that northbound 101 is a mess out of morgan hill because of a crash that happened. there are the road sensors. it is backed up into morgan hill. and this happened about 3:30. almost the entire freeway is clear. we're just about to see a live report in just a moment. let's go to some of the other commutes. the silicon valley drive has been clear. more people are getting through. and if you're driving in the east bay, we haven't had a lot going on. however, livermore traffic is going to be busy. there's an accident in the
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airway vicinity here. look at all of that slow traffic. this is unusual for livermore. if you're getoth freeway in pleasanton, it looks good at that point. but in livermore, it is going to be an unexpected slowdown. and at the bay bridge approach, you can see traffic is going to be busy at the toll plaza. at 8:03. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. new this morning, two lanes on northbound 101 in san jose are now reopened after a fiery four- car crash that left one person dead and two others injured. ktvu's allie rasmus joins us live at the scene, where crews worked to get it altogether cleaned up. allie? >> there are still a few lanes shut down because of this crash. but hopefully because of that backup sal mentioned will be improving. san jose at bailey avenue, now opened. you can see traffic in those three lanes being ability to move. and there's a couple of caltrans cars and trucks still out here. they were doing some repair work to the road that was
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heavily damaged by this crash. the crash happened at 3:30 this morning. and thftion the dramatic scene that drivers saw, as they passed four vehicles on fire on the freeway. according to the chp. this started with a single vehicle that spun out, hit the center divide. three other cars crashed into that vehicle. one of the cars caught fire. and before long, all four vehicles were on fire. we know that one person was killed, two people were injured. at one point, firefighters and the chp had to shut down all the lanes on northbound 101, south of highway 85. >> i was just driving home from work. and man, i just saw a bunch of fire. and there was like three cars. and they were just engulfed. it was a pretty bad accident. >> reporter: and earlier this morning, we saw tow trucks removing from the scene, one by one, each of the four vehicles that were involved in this crash. and it did take caltrans crews a little while. we saw them patching up the
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road, bringing in asphalted and sweeping. now, back here live, it looks like they're about to wrap up that road work. you see one of the two caltrans vehicles picking up, getting ready to pick up some of the cones. so it looks like they are getting ready to reopen more lanes here. and hopefully traffic will start to get back to normal here on northbound 101 at bailey avenue in san jose. live in san jose, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. texas governor greg abbott says he is ready to follow the shooting. he said he is willing to provide $5 million to help victims of the shooting and their families. he also wants to help fight those who promote hate. yesterday, the governor described saturday's massacre as an evil, hateful crime. fund for el paso victims and their families. the nfl foundation is vowing to make a matching grant. the dallas cowboys for years
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have had programs. cincinnati bengals announced a $75,000 donation. the donation to the dayton foundation will go to a fund to help the wounded, and the families. those killed. president trump and the first lady are back at the white house this morning, after flying to dayton, ohio in el paso, texas. following the mass shootings over the weekend. in dayton, they met with survivors at the meme valley hospital. and the white house tweeted video of them, meeting with first responders and hospital staff there. but outside, there were also protestors. about 200 protestors lining the street. and they flew that baby trump balloon. the mayor said she asked the president to use his power for better gun control. >> we reiterated to the president the importance of action around these issues of guns. and that the people in dayton are waiting for action from washington, d.c. >> that is after the president
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claimed there is a very strong political appetite for bipartisan legislation on background checks. after dayton, air force one headed for el paso, where 22 people were gunned down on saturday. they went to the city's emergency operation center. and met with first responderless. president trump said there is momentum for changes that could prevent more violence. >> the enthusiasm. the love, the respect. and also the -- see if we can get something done. and republicans want to do it. and democrats want to do it. there were some in el paso, who say the president's wordings of comfort are at odds with his history of anti-immigrant rhetoric. there was a rally criticizing the president for his tendencies to divide rather than unite people. congresswoman escobar refused to meet with the president. we'll examine current gun laws, mental health, and what lawmakers are doing to prevent more mass shootings. we do hope you'll join us for a
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special ktvu report. guns in america. tonight here at 10:30, on ktvu. another day of deliberations ahead for the jury in oakland's deliberations on the ghost ship warehouse fire trial. the jury did ask for an ipad to see 3-d images of the ghost ship warehouse. the attorney says he is confident his clients will be found not guilty. >> this case is the second largest homicide case to go to trial in american history with 36 counts. and it's been a great tragedy. >> the largest homicide case was the oklahoma city bombing, with 168 counts. ktvu crime reporter henry lee has been in the trial. and will help lead our coverage as soon as a verdict is reached. you can read his daily blog at
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ktvu.com. 1500 customers in east contra costa county have their fire back on. after the utility was forced to turn off power as a precaution. the fire burned about 60 acres, prompting an evacuation order. skyfox was overhead, to show crews containing the fire. people lifting nearby were ordered to evacuate. >> i have a dog here, rudy. and my cat kiki. and clothes, you know, and water and blankets and pillows and things. and a litter box. [ laughter ] >> the evacuation orders were later lifted. power was restored to most customers by 6:00 last night. no word yet on how the fire started. happening today, pg&e is warning you, if you live near the sausalito marina of a planned power outage tonight. pg&e does plan to turn off the power on several streets between bridgeway, calledonnia to glen and rose courts.
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so pg&e can do some maintenance works in that area. the power is scheduled to be back on by 5:00 tomorrow morning. now to southern california where one man was arrested, accused of killing four people and injuring two others in a stabbing and robbery rampage at several sites in two cities. there are as many as nine crime scenes in garden grove garden city in santa ana. police say he had a knife and a gun that he had stolen from a security guard, who is among the stabbing victims. police say around 4:00 yesterday afternoon, he robbed at least six businesses, then started stabbing people, apparently at random. four people in garden grove were stabbed. two of them died. two more people were stabbed to death in santa ana. >> we have no motive at this point. we don't know. it's just pure hate this guy did this. we've heard -- i don't know his drug condition, if he was under the influence of drugs or not. but we know he was full of anger.
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>> authorities are holding off on releasing the name of the man under arrest until they do a police lineup. it is 8:10. coming up. while the compostable food containers are safe for the environment. why you may want to think twice about eating out of them. coming up, what was found in one of those containers from chipotle and could lead to serious health issues. coming up. the biggest school district start a brand new school year this monday. in a minute, we talk live with oakland unified school district superintendent about what is happening this year and how she's leading the district out of financial turmoil. >> we're see something improvement on 101 northbound. coming in from morgan hill. but there's still a lot that needs to be done for this backup to go away. you see the caltrans vehicles are pulling up cones. and it could be that all lanes will soon be open. well, low clouds are sunny. but it will be a breeze behind that. cooler forecast continues. we'll see how much coming up.
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welcome back. it's now 8:14. students in the oakland unified school district are heading back this monday. and the district is coming off a turbulent school year. that includes a controversial decision by the school board to cut $20 million from ousd's school budget. also, as we have been reporting just this morning, 20
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principals out of the oakland's 86 schools are not coming back for the new school year. let's talk about what kind of year oakland students and their families can expect. we're hope happy to welcome back superintendent will kyla trammel johnson. >> thanks for having me. >> the best thing about a new year is it's time for a fresh start. how is oakland school district turning the page? >> we're turning the page by basically, focusing on our students and families. and we're excited to start the year to welcome back our students and families, and ensure that we have high-quality educational experiences for all of our students. so really looking forward to not looking in the past. >> what changes should students and families expect for this year? >> students and families should expect in many ways, just consistently to have dynamic and dedicated teachers and school staff that are excited to welcome students and families on the first day of school and throughout this year. >> after the teacher strike.
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and the teachers came back to the classroom. we gave the teachers for the most part what they wanted financially. that has to lead to cuttings elsewhere. including -- cuts. >> some of the decisions we have to make are about expanding quality and ensuring that we're able to provide quality services, arts, music, sports, robust academics. and extracurricular activities in our schools. but we're seeing that plan in action this year. so this year, we actually have an expanded high school. one of our high-demand high schools is going to be offering more seats to students. we have an expanded 612 school in east oakland that has a graduation rate of over 90% that is going to be offering more seats so more families can have access to that program. and we've got another school where we've combined two
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smaller schools. that's elmhurst united middle school. and that is going to offer more robust programming. some of those decisions are having to make adjustments to some of our schools. but the end result is being able to expand quality and programming to our families. >> what schools are at the top of the list for possible closures. >> at this time, we're really focusing on our schools that we have just expanded, which i will be visiting the first day of school. >> so you're not naming any businesses that could be on the closure list. >> we need to make sure that our board is making the final decision. we're excited about some of the changes we've made. and i'll be visiting all of those schools throughout the first week of school. >> i know that many have said, even the district itself, says there are too many schools and not enough students. how do you manage a $20 million budget cut, with the fact that you have so many properties open. each needs a principal, a secretary, a custodian. >> that is what is behind our city wide plan, is really looking at where we currently
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are, making those hard decisions. and it's both a combination of having to make some of those tough decisions, being able to invest, to have sustainable quality schools. and also thinking about revenue enhancements. for properties that we're seeing that we're not using. what are ways that we can creatively use those properties in ways to enhance revenue for our district? >> what that might include? revenue enhancements? >> well, it may include long-term leases. it may include looking at other programs that may be using some of those facilities and providing revenue for our district. so we're in the middle of discussing what those possibilities can be. >> what do you say to oakland parents who are frustrated by the state of finances, some have described a broken culture within the district. as the grand jury report over the summer said. you're in charge of leading this district. tens of thousands of students and their families. what do you say to parents who might be losing faith in ousd?
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>> what i say is to take a look at the work that we have done. i have been here as a student, as a teacher, through a lot of our turbulent times. and i deeply believe that stability is really the end results that are going to get us through these times. and that woo actual -- we actually have to start addressing some of those deep challenges we've had as a district. so actually making some of these tough decisions, staying in open communication with our families, with our community, about what we need to do. so that people understand the complexity. and the dilemmas that we've had for decades and the need to have the courage to actually make the decisions so that we can get on the other end and provide better resources for students and families. at the end of all of this tough decisions are being able to ensure that every student, not just some, have all of the aspects of quality in their school. so a lot of what we're doing is really about courage. my kids go to this school
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district. so i'm personally connected to seeing the district become more stable. >> it is hard to find a district outside of oakland that is as passionate, as outspoken as parents, students and teachers are. >> thank you so much for joining us. oakland superintendent, kyla johnson-trammel. >> thanks for that. let's check traffic. it's been a rather busy morning for you, sal. >> that's right. we have some veteran news here. northbound 101 is getting a little better here in morgan hill and to san jose. they've opened all the lanes after a deadly crash that happened at 3:30 in the morning. it was closed maybe 20 minutes ago. they opened the lanes. and things are beginning to clear up a little bit. you can see, there's still quite a bit to go. traffic is open from morgan hill. silicon valley in general is a little slow. and now, the east bay commute is slowing down. still highway 4 and 680 are
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slow. and 24 is moderate. if you're driving to the carquinez bridge. and from there to macarthur maze, it's taking 30 minutes. and you add another 25 to 30 here. 8:21. let's bring steve in with today's weather. >> thank you, sir. it's the beginning of a cooling trend. and continues today. pretty good fog bank. but there are noticeable holes in it to the west. that support is eroding. cool for many on the coast. and not bad. socal, 72. novato. burlingame. and maim low to mid-80s -- mainly low to mid-80s. onshore wind is in place. but 30-mile-per-hour gusts. and the low offshore is beginning to entrain some moisture. and that is really giving us an unseasonable pattern. that low will move in late, late friday, early saturday. there's a lot of fog. but again to the west, it's not much there anymore. 50s on the water temps are about where they should be. to a little below. and there's plenty of 50s up and down much of the california
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coast. cold water. 50s and 60s on the temps here. slow to recover here. still mid-60s or upper 50s. we'll continue to do so. until that low moves in. and that will not be until saturday morning. could be some rain. certainly possible i'll update that tomorrow. cooling will take us into saturdays and warmer. sunday and monday. >> thank you, steve. coming up next. a push for new gun control laws is wrapping up. find out what president trump is saying about the possible legislation and why advocates still face an uphill battle. and scientists are testing a vaccine that would help patients fight cancer. up next, the unique therapy that turns cancer cells into something the body can get rid of.
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back now at 8:25. scientists? florida are testing a vaccine designed to help people to fight cancer. researchers at morphia genesis in tampa are at the clinical trial of a skin care vaccine. they say it's not a vaccine to prevent a disease but to treat people who already have cancer. six people with stage 3 and 4 melanoma have been injected with a can seen that turns cancer cells into something the body can get rid of.
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part of our long-term goal for this will be to get on some of the superficial ones that might notob the skin but that's further down the road. compostable materials may be linked to cancer. the bowls used in chipotle may contain chemicals bpa. they've also been associated with kidney and testicular cancers, as well as thyroid issues and pregnancy-induced hypertension. police chief linda scott and organizer the be available to meet. the three-day music festival kicks off tomorrow. first event outside san francisco, where adults can legally buy and sell marijuana. marijuana will only be allowed
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in a designated area called grassland. admission to that area will be restricted to those 21 and older. private security will be on site for those outside. today an action to help stop gun violence. coming up, what one east bay congressman says should be done after last weekend's two mass shootings. and a special trip. we're live at the oakland airport, with how the trip was made possible as the ladies in red are about to experience history firsthand.
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thanks for joining us. it's 8:30. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm frank mallicoat. let's kick it off to steve with the cool trend. >> that's correct. the fog is notex tensive. if you go, there are plenty of breaks into it. yesterday, the highs started to come down. still, though, 92 degrees. morgan hill. livermore down. the cooling continues today. palo alto, 80 to 76. down 3 for livermore. normal this time of year is 88. 74 yesterday. 75 today.
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and there it is. you can see, even santa rosa, still holding onto 80. san francisco and oakland, though, still below average for this time of year. i think that will carry us into probably friday, saturday. still gusts. monsoon moisture is heading east. maybe the reno side if you're up there. that strong low, coming down for august. this is pretty impressive, this time of year. and it is beginning to tap into moisture to the south and also to the west. and some of that could play into our weather late friday and into saturday. plenty of clouds there. could burn off. breezy. we're slow to warm up here. a lot of 50s and 60s on the peninsula. upper 50s to 60s for many. look for mostly sunny skies. for tomorrow, we start to increase the clouds. and possibility by late, late friday, early saturday. not only drizzle. but light rain. santa rosa, calistoga north. but that will not be until saturday morning. 60s, 70s, 80son the
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temps. here's sal. we have slow traffic coming out of morgan hill. and solid to san jose bay. because of a much earlier crash that has been cleared. it's going to take a while for it to unwind. i advise you to wait or give yourself extra time to make the trip. now, the silicon valley commute is all right. the peninsula commute hasn't been much to talk about. westbound 580. still have an accident clearing in livermore. and that's why traffic has been so slow, through livermore. gets better by the time you reach pleasanton. and we have traffic slowing in the east bay. 24 and east shore freeway are moderate. and at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a 23-minute delay. 8:32. let's go back to the desk. a group of bay area women are on their way to a very special trip to the south. they will visit historic sites that trace the civil rights movement. ktvu's elissa harrington has more from the ladies in red. good morning. >> good morning. 124 women from the bay area are off to alabama to experience
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history first hand. here's video of them waiting, early this morning. we got a chance to speak with them, at around 6:00 a.m. their flight left at 6:45. many of these women are senior citizens. and the theme of this is called we will never let go of history. we are here to remember. the itinerary includes three cities, birmingham, montgomery, and selma. the groups will see the first black church in birmingham. they will visit the rosa parks library. and the freedom rides museum, among many other things. brenda knight told me she worked more than a year to make this trip happen. >> what i'm hoping is that they gain the richness of our history, as african americans in the civil rights movement. and be able to see for themselves to come back, to spread the word. to talk to their children. their children's children. in order to keep them excited about who we are as a people. >> we get to lean on each
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other. in times when people reach back this their minds of what this all means and how it happened. and you know, where it took place. we're there for each other. just stand there and think about it and meditate on it. >> it's a historical trip. i was so excited to be able to go and to experience some of the things that i grew up as a young girl, that i saw on tv. so i'll be able to go to these places. and to just really see it for myself. >> the group, ladies in red, started 23 years ago, with breast cancer survivors. it was a support group. but now has expanded to include mostly senior citizens. they call themselves an empowerment group. and it's all of these people who still have a desire to travel, learn about history. they've been to all sorts of places throughout the united states, including the white house and the hawaiian islands. they say that in alabama, they also plan to take part in a
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march for voting rights. live at the oakland international airport, elissa harrington, ktvu, fox 2 news. east bay congressman eric swalwell hosted a town hall meeting in hayward about the recent mass shootings. >> worked very hard at the midterms to change the composition. post parkland. so we won 17 sights where an nra member endorse said seats. now it's time for the september to act. >> at last night's town hall, there was a wide range of opinions on how to stop mass shootings. >> we don't want to take the guns away from people who hunt. or pistols away. but assault weapons. most of the people who have them weren't in the military. >> congressman swalwell said he wants senate majority leader to call a vote on two bills passed on the house will one on background checks for private and online sales and the other giving fbi a longer period to investigate potential
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buyers. congressman swalwell also said he wants to see president trump support an assault weapons ban. overnight, the nra issued this response to congressman swalwell's town hall. the nra welcomes calls to address the root causes of horrific acts of violence that occurred in our country. unfortunately, representatives like erswalwell are pushing political position. now willing to consider expanding background checks for gun buyers. but as ktvu's doug luzader reports, advocates still face an uphill battle. >> the president says he is even willing to call congress back to town if both sides close in a gun control deal. >> marine one was a late night landing at the white house. president trump and the first lady, returning to washington after a very long day, spending time in el paso.
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meeting with victims, first responders and hospital staff. and the president apparently getting an earful on gun control. >> telling me, let's see if we can get something done. and republicans want to do it. and democrats want to do it. >> but how far is congress willing to go? democrats have been urging senate majority leader mitch mcconnell to consider expanded background checks. the president spent time with brown. >> the mayor and i asked the president to call on senator mcconnell to bring the senate back in session this week. to tell the senate that he wants the background checks bill that has already passed the house. >> what may be more likely, though, is an expansion of so-called red flag laws that seek to identify individuals who may be a threat and stake their guns. >> we think it's well thought out. we think it respects the constitution. and it also is going to save lives. >> but none of this is going to be easy.
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a number of these proposals raise second amendment concerns for gun rights advocates. in washington, doug luzader, for ktvu fox 2 news. tonight, ktvu will take an in-depth look at mass shootings. we'll take a look at current gun laws, mental health and what lawmakers are doing to preefntsz more mass shooting. guns in america tonight at 10 30 here ktvu. and why some customaries may be upset. and lake tahoe is known for year-round tourism. from hitting the slopes to jumping in the lake. but where to people go in case of a wildfire? hagging a major emergency in this year.
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♪ try my $4.99 barbeque bacon double cheeseburger combo. 8:41 now. one man is behind bars, accused of shooting and killing another man. during an argument in a parking lot. elk grove arrested 31-year-old john ensenseio. he flid after shooting a rifle yesterday at about 4:30 in the morning. it happened off of 580. investigators say both men lived in a homeless encamp near
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near aroya creek. >> we believe at this point, it was a feud between the suspect and the victim. and they got into an argument. >> doesn't matter whether they're homeless or not. but kind of scary. you know, too many people shooting nowadays. >> while there have been other incidents of violence, this is the first killing. >> the city of south lake tahoe, working on an emergency evacuation plan, in case the area is hit by a wildfire. south lake tahoe only has a population of 20,000. but on any summer weekend, there can be an additional 80,000 tour firsts in town. with only one major highway, highway 50, in and out of the area. emergency responders say the recent devastating fires in northern california proved having an evacuation plan is crucial. >> where our population of people, plus all the visitors want to leave statement.
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we know the roads are going to be impacted immediately and virtually at a standstill. >> the city has launched an emergency preparation website, featuring an interactive map, showing a primary and secondary escape routes and commercial boat operators and marinas, on lake tahoe, have agreed to evacuate up to 7,000 people if necessary. >> we are glad you're here with us today. and we hope you're with us tomorrow as well, as we take you on another zip trip. this time, to the east bay down of clayton. steps away from the community with a big can-do attitude. we'll show you how they did everything. we will also take you inside should have its great downtown neighborhoods. it is all tomorrow. this and more starting at 9:00. we'll be taking you on a zip trip to clayton. you can watch us live here. if you happen to find yourself join us.
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because downtown clayton is charming. you spent a lot of time there. >> i did. i used to work with my dad. checked in with him. it's long gone now. but a lot of history. a lot of horses and ranchers. sal, you got lost when you went there, right? >> lost? >> up in the mountains, right? >> i will tell you, some of the people at some of the establishments there are welcoming me back if you are driving into san francisco, i want to show you the bay bridge. it still backed up for a good long day. so gone are the light days of august. and more people getting back to school. believe it or not, some are already back in. most get back in, in a couple of weeks. so we're getting back to some slow traffic. you can see here, the traffic on the san mateo bridge looks okay. dunbarton looks fine. south bay has been okay. northbound 101, still kind of an issue driving into silicon valley because of earlier
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problems. this is northbound 280 san jose. 8:44. let's bring steve in with the weather. >> look at frank dropping the knowledge in on clayton there. look forward to that. lots of low clouds and fog for some. but you go offshore. and i think the support for the fog is eroding. but the inland temps continue to come down. there's a deep system. a low coming in. cooler cooler is the weather. inland, it's out of those low and mid90s, back into low 80s now for many. but with a breeze and temperatures not that bad. yountville, antioch, walnut creek and morgan hill. low to mid-80s. burlingame. and a lot of 60s, marshall, san francisco, pacifica. with soquell checking in at 72. onshore wind. 28, cordelia. and that low right there is beginning to entrain some moisture to the west. and it's eventually going to work its way toward us. that alone would give us a
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cooling trend. but when it's this deep for august, not only dow have the low clouds, but i think they're getting chewed up over the increase few days. but it's a cooler forecast here. 50s, 60s, even on the peninsula. one observation, palo alto, 64. moisture from the sierra nevada looks like that's pushing east out of the picture. as more of a west/southwest flow in the upper atmosphere. but that low is going to move in northern california. napa county. could see a little rain early saturday morning. we'll update that tomorrow. but for right now, it's a cooler forecast. 60s, 70s, 80s. low to mid. these are all well below average. especially away from the coast. coast and bay are close. we'll take that into saturday. and more sunshine, and warmer temps sunday and monday. >> thank you, steve. wicked returns to the broadway stage in san jose. how one is celebrating the shop's return with a delectable treat. >> i've seen them. and they're well guarded.
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>> i'm sure. i'm sure. while the popularity of cbd oils, edibles and supplements. experts are warning, they could cost you a job. we'll tell you how. coming up.
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well, if you plan on flying in or out of sfo next month, get ready for some major delays. the airport will spend about three weeks in september, repairing one of its runways. crews will be working on a new base for runway 28 left, this
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is video of the busy runway. back in april, when crews had to make emergency repairs after spotting a number of potholes. the airport cts deys between 30 minutes and up to two hours. wellcbd oils are becoming more popular to help with a variety of health issues. but some users say they could cost you your job. >> that's because products with cbd can sometimes contain trace amounts of thc. the amounts in the products are not enough to get you high. it may be enough to get detected in a drug test. experts advise making sure it doesn't contain trace amounts of cbd. getting earnings in the market. >> let's bring in pam cook to explain dollars and cents. >> lyft stock up more than 4%, after reporting a better-than-expected quarterly report. lyft still posted a loss. but the loss was not as much as
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analysts predicted. disney stock gained 1 1/2%, itselfas streaming service is kidnapped to do well. roku out of los gatos also up 21% for that stock. after beating analyst expectations for its quarters. netflix also up. that bay area company is the leader in the space, with $151 million -- 151 million subscribers. everyone trying to catch up there. dow jones up almost a full percentage point. 26,260. the s&p 500, up more than a percent. one and a quarter percent. nasdaq, the biggest gainer up 1 1/2% to 7993, getting close to 8,000 once again. we all know living in the bay area is pretty expensive. new data shows prices of goods and services are rising faster than wages. according to the u.s. department of labor, wages in the u.s. grew by 3%, while living expenses jumped 3.2%.
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the cost for tuition, school fees and child care was up 10.3% in the country. that is outpacing the cost of other goods, such as food and clothing. the price jump in the bay area is the second high of the in california, trailing behind the los angeles area. boeing, facing new problems this time over at 787, dream liner jets. related to cyber security. a report by a security researcher, in wired, said leaked codes reveals potential security flaws in the dream liners design system that could allow someone to access restricted parts of the plane's networks, such as flight controls, sensors, and even in-flight entertainment. boeing disee de nighs the claims. but the researcher admitted he can't confirm the claims to the potential. all of this with the backdrop of the grounded 737 max jets, after two of the planes are involved in deadly crashes, killed more than 300 people. the samsung galaxy note 7
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is now available for preorder, after an unveiling of its prelaunch event. galaxy 10 plus has a 6.8-inch screen, which is the largest ever, on a galaxy note device. and the note 10 is following apple's footsteps. does not have a headphone jack. samsung will ship it with ear buds instead. company officials say every bit of safe space on that phone could help expand the battery life. it can also turn objects into animated gifts. >> these days, we're catching up on work e-mail one minute. and gaming with friends the next. the line between work and play has pretty much disappeared. and that means the lines can seamlessly flow between the two. these devices we're unveiling today are built for this new
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era of mobile productivity. >> preorders are available today. delivery starts august 23rd. the galaxy note 10s start at $949. >> hello. >> the note 10-plus is almost $1100. so he was saying, if we wanted to do more, it's costing a lot more. >> it's like taking us along with your phone. it's crazy. >> a lot of people don't even have those anymore. just the phone. 8:54 now. kevin durant talking publicly for the very first time since leaving the warriors. and its devastating injury in the finals. it's that achilles tendon rupture. many criticize the warriors for allowing durant to play in game 5. in an interview with yahoo sports, durant said the warriors did not mishandle the injury. and said he does not blame the team. up next, a photo op takes a scary turn for one woman still
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here on the 9. what happened next after she decided to take a picture with an oct pus on her face? also, scientists say they have a sure-fire way to keep sea gulls away from your food. up next, what they say works just about every time.
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>> time is 8:57 am, san francisco high school has opened up a new dormitory on treasure island, school leaders say it is the first of its kind in the country pick more than two dozen high school students will be living in a dormitory while they attend school at life learning academy ticket is for at risk students who struggled in traditional schools. the new dorms for students were homeless, living in shelters or who are in unstable living conditions. >> i am so excited. this is like a dream.
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>> it is not just a dorm. it is a home, where kids can thrive. >> this is going to save and change lives for future generations. >> there's a community room with a chef preparing meals, school leaders will spend $800,000 a year on the dorm, the students are expected to be moved in by sunday, august 18, they start school the next day. now, seagulls are notoriously aggressive and they can steal food out of your hand if you're not careful. however, new research says you may be able to stop those hungry seagulls with a good hard stare. a new study says both seagulls were less likely to steal food when they were being watched. here is how it works. scientists placed french fries on the ground, they monitored 74 seagulls to see if the birds would take the bait. only 27 of the 74 try to take the food when they were being stared at and it took them at
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least 20 seconds longer than other seagulls, to make a move for the food. >> that is quite a study. okay, senior willie nelson has canceled the rest of his national tour saying he is doing it for health reasons. he is 86 years old now, the musician made his announcement during his show and salt lake city which he ended early as well. he has since tweeted he will be back but did not say when, nelson had concerts scheduled at stanford and reno during october, organizers say it is working out how to help people who had already had tickets for those shows. >> it is now 8:59 am, happening today in gilroy, grab your cowboy hat and boots because the rodeo is back. events kicked off yesterday with barrel racing. tonight there is a team roping event. organizers say a fun event is exactly what gilroy needs right now. after that deadly mass shooting at the gilroy garlic festival a couple of weekends ago. organizers are hoping for a big turnout and so far they have sold three times more tickets than they did last year. >> it is a new event that you can come together and make new memories, to have fun. and is going to hopefully take your mind off what happens.
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>> there's more security at this year's event, private guards and sheriff's deputies will be patrolling the guards and it starts this weekend. violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters, we sit down with the former governor of virginia who found himself caught up any racial firestorm, that took over the city of charlottesville. we are getting a backstage look at hamilton, the star of the show, from right here in the bay area. we will let you know about his journey from venetia, to the lights of broadway. plus, swimming across the river, all in an effort to obey a vague police, how law- enforcement was able to track down this zebra. good morning, and welcome to ktvu mornings on 2 at 9am, a shot of kind of overcast san francisco , it is going to warm up a little bi

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