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the suspect is on the loose. the thief may be tied to another robbery that was hours before this one. from ktvu fox2 news, this is mornings on 2. already a busy morning and weather changes are ahead . >> good morning, i'm dave clark. steve paulson is back. >> he is in his office . >> where have you been? >> -- where is she, when is she coming back. fremont on friday for a live zip trip was excellent but i thought of you . >> i used to live there . >> they still remember you . >> that was a long time ago. a very long time ago. me and john c fremont was my neighbor. i think you know where we are right here . >> the livermore windmills . >> it is going to be hot, pushing almost 100 degrees today. we are looking for -- there was fog earlier at sfo.
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it is long gone. it is not going to hang around long at all. temperatures are on the way up and that includes 90s for many. that will be hillsboro, pleasanton, walnut creek, fremont, palo alto, piedmont in the 80s. piece month piedmont downtown 88 . san francisco 70, sacramento 80 and half moon bay, 66. fog is shallow, high pressure is smashing it so is a built-in over that. it is crushing it so 50s and 60s and we will get ready to warm up, east bay temperatures 50s and 66 already in brentwood. fog is the main story but here come the higher clouds. the remains of a tropical system that will move into the santa clara valley later this afternoon and tonight. and for everyone, overnight into tomorrow. the best opportunity to get anything out of that will be on lake tuesday to early
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wednesday. it will be warm to hot from 60s to near 100. south -- sal is here at 7:go to pick you are giving a look that is usually not good . >> i noticed we do have slow traffic out there that is trying to line something up and i will show you what i'm looking up. it did not turn out as bad as i thought. we have a look at the richmond bridge approach and i thought it was going to see more traffic. unpleasantly supplies. surprised. not a lot here. the traffic is backed up. we did not see a lot of the slowing here at the bay bridge. that is a different matter. it is backed up for about a 20 minute delay if you are trying to cross into san francisco. interstate 880 has not slowed yet. usually later in the morning we got the crowd into downtown oakland. as we look at highway 4, that is a slow commute. highway 4 has been slow pretty much from write as you get out of antioch all the way over to concord.
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the rest of the east bay commute husband moderate, san jose, 85 and 2101 has been getting slower. >> we are staying on top of breaking news to the east bay. firefighters and pg&e are at the scene of this house fire in livermore. this is on box been buckskin. these are live pictures. it looks like the flames are knocked down but firefighters are still there. neighbors told ktvu they heard loud popping sounds around 5:30 this morning as the fire was breaking out. now, there is an active catholic to deal with. looking at flames in the middle of your screen. firefighters say everyone got out of the house safely. interviews christina run down is there. she has been there for a while. christina, will give us a live update in a couple of minutes. following developing news in the east bay, el cerrito where officers are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty san
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francisco police officer. tremont sara zendehnam is live to bring us the update. >> reporter: there are a course of unanswered questions but we are working on getting more information. the scene is completely clear right now. it cleared about an hour ago. a video of the scene earlier this morning and we will take down what we know so far. the el cerrito police department says an off-duty san francisco police officer shot a man in his 40s at about 10 am -- 10:00 last night on mosher lane off san pablo avenue. we do not know if either men lived there. the officer was not hurt. the man who was shot was taken to the hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. also the police officer, robert de la campa says the man did not have a gun but had some type of west weapon. earlier this morning, a white
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car was seen. we don't know how that was connected. most of the investigation was focused on the sidewalk in front of the apartment complex but officers taped off the area while they collected evidence. they would not say what led to the shooting but said a lot of agencies are involved in the process . >> that is protocol here. the contra costa county district attorney, automatically was summoned because it is a police-involved incident as well as criminal investigators from the custer county shares crime lab and crime scene investigators. >> we don't know if the officer fired his service weapon, how long he has been with the department or if he has been putting put on administrative leave. we asked these questions on are working to get answers. the san francisco police department is aware of the situation. we have ached out and are waiting to hear back. in el cerrito, sara zendehnam, ktvu fox2 news. police in milpitas say what was first reported as an active shooter in a shopping mall last night turned out to be a smash
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and grab robbery. it happened just before 8 pm. the mall was packed with shoppers including families with small children. the police arrived and found no evidence of gunshots but they did find a store where jewelry cases were smashed. police believe the noise led to a panic and a report that a shooting was underway. no one was seriously hurt but the search goes on for the robbers. christina run down will bring us a live report in the next half hour. in the meantime, police are looking for any possible connections between that robbery and a similar smash and grab robbery at the vintage fair mall in modesto just 3 hours earlier. the noise from that glass breaking also led to reports of an active shooter. police say that for men used a sledgehammer to break the jewelry case in modesto. surveillance cameras show the men in the store. a few people had minor injuries as they ran from the noise but
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no one had to be hospitalized. there have been no arrests in either of the cases. new this morning, police are investigating a stabbing in an outside bar in west oakland. the east bay times says police responded to a bar on martin king luther way just before 8 pm last night. paramedics treated at least two people at the scene. there have been no updates as to their conditions this morning. one person was taken into custody by police as a possible assault suspect. the time is now 7:07. >> a haywood father is being remember after he was killed and killed by a car. the 52-year-old was one of two pedestrians hit along haywood. he died at the scene. tearful friends and family members went to a vigil last night. they brought flowers, cards and offered support to his widow.'s widow says she is happy about the kindness but told us what she really needs, more details
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about what happened. >> i want answers if witnesses can come forward and cooperate with the police and find out what happened, exactly what happened. why it happened. i would appreciate that. >> police have not given us any more details about the incident. they did say the driver who hit mr. grenay stayed at the scene and cooperated. happening now, president trump in the french president, emmanuel macron are at the g7 summit in france. >> allie rasmus is here with an update . >> the leaders of the g-7 summit agreed to a $20 million fund to help contain wildfires burning in the amazon region. we are waiting for a joint news
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conference scheduled between president trump and french president emmanuel macron after 3 datings of meetings on several subjects coming to a close in the summit. you can see the podium along with the u.s. and french flags. earlier this morning, french president mccrone said the u.s. supports the initiative to pledge $20 million to help the amazon rainforest. the fund was agreed to at a climate change meeting at the summit. president trump was the only g7 leader who did not attend the meeting. white house spokesperson said the president had other schedule meetings with the prime minister's of india and chancellor merkel. merkel was able to attend the summit. resident trump was visible and publicly speaking about the trade war with china. on friday, u.s. markets took a nosedive after the chinese announce additional tariffs on u.s. goods but the president
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said he did have second thoughts about the escalating trade war with china but this morning, the president says china called over the weekend asking to resume talks about ending the trade war. china's foreign minister says he was not aware for many phone calls from the chinese government but a spokesperson says china hopes to resolve the trade war with the u.s. through call negotiation. right now, we are waiting for french president mccrone and president trump to close out the g-7 summit with that joint news conference. we will keep an eye on that and let you know what is said in the next update. back to you. the time is 7:10. east bay congressman dasani i will be talking about climate change and the environment. it is the latest in a series of town hall meetings about the subject. the meeting will start at 6:30 in the multipurpose room at kappa lindo high school in moraga. the doors open at 6 pm.
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another group is planning to challenge president trump for the nomination in 2020. joe walsh announced his decision to run. he gave prominence in the tea party movement. he says he's send so few people he is stunned so few people have stepped up to challenge president trump . >> we have a guy who is unfit to be president and it stuns me nobody stepped up. nobody in the republican party stepped up because i will tell you what, george, everybody believes in the republican party, everybody believes he is unfit. he lies every time he opens his mouth. >> former massachusetts governor, bill weld is also running for the republican nomination . >> our time is 7:11. there is a focus on all of the single ladies. it looks like you are the one boosting the economy. we will tell you why businesses are focusing on unmarried women and that she-economy employment
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sector of the future. also a water department was forced to shut down after take a fight beeen two families. the massive brawl and why people at the water park are so disappointed about what happened. this portion of ktvu news sponsored by chavez supermarket.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 7:14. police in fairfield broke up an illegal sideshow over the weekend and the chp helicopter flew over it friday night, targeting several drivers in the sideshow. there for police say the chp helicopter spotted the cars spinning donuts near huntington drive in stanford court. >> the airship was overhead the entire time and through that airship, we were able to locate and finally take enforcement action and it did result in several citations and a couple of arrests.
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>> dangerous sideshows have been a problem in oakland for a long time but police and other parts of the bay area say these illegal driving stunts are becoming more common in their cities. even in the suburbs . >> one-man remains hospitalized after big fight broke out at the raging waters park in sacramento. witnesses report there are about 40 peop from two different family groups involved. it started one family accuse the other of stealing a beach towel. we are told the conversation quickly elevated into shouts of profanity and turned physical. >> big group yelling back and forth at each other. they started getting a little physical. got serious and then a chair got broken over some guys had pics but i can't even take my kid to a waterpark without something crazy happening. it does not make me feel safe to go anywhere . >> raging waters closed for the day at 4 pm and gave free tickets for another day at the
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park to everyone who was not involved in the fight. cal expo and sacramento police are trying to sort out what happened and what led to the fight and decide whether criminal charges should be filed. the hospitalized man is expected to survive. san mateo deputies arrested a 21-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in half moon bay. matthew hahn is suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a car parked outside a restaurant back in february. the time is 7:16. firefighters making progress against a big wildfire that destroyed homes and forced evacuations. the mountain fire has burned 600 acres but is 90% contained. the fire started thursday morning near their mountain and dry creek roads. 7 homes and 7 upping things outbuildings have been destroyed. the causes under investigation. a brush fire in southern california forced evacuations and caused delays on freeways. it started about four clock yesterday afternoon near a freeway. the fire threatened homes and
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shot a big plume of smoke into the air. you can see it all around los angeles. the city of glendale issued mandatory evacuations to about 100 homes but the emasculation order evacuation order was lifted late last night. only 30 acres have burned and it is about 25% contained. firefighters in berkeley are doing what they can to make sure people are prepared for a wildfire. yesterday they went over preparedness steps. firefighters want people to plan by registering with the city fire department and make two sets of plans to evacuate, one by foot the other right car. firefighters say people need to be aware and avoid dry areas and hills during red flag days . >> we have come up with an evacuation plan in berkeley, trained on it and we need the
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public to be aware and practice it. >> at yesterday's drill, residents got the fire alert, evacuated and went to a mock a shelter to talk about what worked and what didn't pick a similar preparedness training was held in sonoma county on saturday. that area was devastated by wildfires in 2018. time is -- the airport now has two jabber boxes in terminal 2. they are small workspaces that look like phone booths but they have a desk and seats inside. the company that invented jabber boxes say they give you space to make important phone calls or even sit there and meditate. the jabber boxes rent for $15 for 30 minutes. happening today, it is back to school day in berkeley. classes begin this morning for thousands of students in the berkeley unified school district. those students are already being told about a big change in the school calendar next year. in the year 2020, berkeley unified will join the growing number of districts around the country were classes begin in the middle of august . >> some children are starting
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the third week today. when we were kids, school started the tuesday after labor day. that was 100 years ago. sal, i'm sure you've seen traffic patterns shift as the school calendar gets started? >> absolutely and a lot of schools are back in. i am sure there are some that are not. we see a crowd that most schools are in at the bay bridge. we will start there and show you it is backed up this morning and as you drive into san francisco, there is nothing unusual about it. you can see slow and 880 is not slow yet if you are driving into downtown oakland. you should probably get on the freeway before the whole crowd does. it tends to happen in about 8:00 as you get a big crowd driving to downtown oakland. highway 4 is still pretty slow, 80 from hercules to berkeley has been slow and on the
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peninsula, not that much slow traffic. the south bay commute is getting slower by the minute, up to sunnyvale and cupertino and even slowing here in downtown san jose. most of the time, i show you the picture and it looks good but you can tell it is a little crowded there. at 7:20, here is steve with the weather . >> a lot of high clouds on the way. some of them will work their way into the santa clara valley this afternoon, tonight and for everyone by tuesday. santa rosa, 51. livermore, 63. there was a fog at sfo but it is gone. 55 in the city. that is exactly what it should be on this date. the averages 55. fog some but it is running into a lot of resistance and that is called high pressure. warm to hot inland. temperatures bumping up, everybody above average on the forecast eyes. some, barely and livermore well above, the 98 average this time of year is 87 degrees. fog is there but there is a different pattern now. june and july, the i was in arizona four corners. now it is off northern
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california so the water temperatures have come up, 50s and 60s. the current temp in san francisco is 55. there is usually correlation and there is not this time. if the lower 60, everybody would say oh! but it is cool there. 61 w san jose, 50 in woodside. pacifica, 50, atherton, 52. send carlos, 59, belmont, 59, los altos, 58. fog giving way to sunshine and higher clouds are making the lows spread out around southern california. most of it is off shore so if the clouds that come in do anything, go do what you do so well it will be tuesday night to wednesday. 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. 80 in santa cruz today. increasing high clouds on the way. that will contribute to maginnis. i know that gus loves that. that will take us into wednesday . >> my hair is crying for help.
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police are searching for a couple of thieves that stole a car batty out battery out of a previous. up next, find out what forced some of the most popular beaches in barcelona to close and it had nothing to do with sharks. we will explain.
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in hong kong, pro-democracy protests turn violent. demonstrators clashed with police. officers pulled out guns after a group of protesters chased after them with sticks. this weekend marked the 12th straight week of protest in hong kong and people calling for democratic elections and an independent investigation into alleged police violence. authorities in spain are investigating a bomb dating back to the spanish civil war that was found up a popular beach. this forced the evacuation of a beach near barcelona. an off-duty police officer found the device swimming in water about 10 feet deep. authorities immediately cleared the area. >> it was pretty shocking. we were thinking like flesh eating bacteria or maybe someone had drowned that i was not expecting a bomb. >> it is believed that bomb some 80 years. officials are searching the area where the device was found to make sure it is safe. not to a health check. a possible breakthrough when it comes to checking concussions. researchers have come up with a
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new groundbreaking blood test that can help doctors detect serious brain injuries when ct scans fail to do so. nearly 5 million people are affected by traumatic brain injuries every year. half of concussions go undetected. tarmac a new study published in the redis dental journal found that athletes often have poor dental health. researchers found an alarming rate of tooth decay and gum problems among the 250 popular athletes. that is despite the fact that they brush their teeth twice a day. this problem is a poor diet. half of them in energy bars and 90% say they consume sugary sports stink drinks, both of which can cause tooth decay. park rangers are on high alert. first, breaking news and livermore fire crews are investigating a house fire and a gas leak. we are live at the scene and
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will bring you the latest on what is happening. this morning, we do have traffic that is going to be a little bit of a mess on the way up to the caldecott tunnel because of a crash near the tunnel that is going to be slowing traffic from orinda. we will watch this closely. we are watching weather closely because these higher clouds are going to move in late tonight and tomorrow. is there any rain on the way? we will take a look.
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from ktvu fox2 news, this is mornings on 2. >> >> no. >> welcome back to mornings on 2. skies are gray and the fog over the golden gate. this is the story of late
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summer for so many above. it is going to get more humid and i would like to remind you. the humidity keeps the skin young. >> so that is your secret! >> it is not my secret, it is their secret. >> sunshine is right outside of our studio right now but that was "california dream" by the mamas and the papas . >> the livermore, meanwhile was hot all weekend. no trace of skin plumping humidity . >> how is that humidity for your hair? >> it is horrible . >> lots of sunshine, some of the fog is going down on the deck on the golden gate and parts of the coast. higher clouds are on the way for late tonight and tomorrow. will we get anything out of this? maybe. when is summer weather going to be over? i'm over it, says ashley. it is still august, ashley. june and july were not that bad but august i agree was on the
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warm side especially away from the coast. lots of 90s to 100's. i was telling gasia when i was in arizona, i was double as it was hotter than here when i arrived. i said this feels good. it will be hot inland but the fog and low clouds will keep the coast at 60s and 70s even though it will burn off. santa cruz is 80, san raphael, palo alto, piedmont 80s, 90s in pleasanton, walnut creek and morgan hill. thick fog for some being compressed by high pressure but our focus is to the south. nothing until tuesday night or wednesday looks to be the window of the best opportunity. 50s, 60s and 70s. santa clara, 57, san martin, 57, sent a clues santa cruz, 67. and fog again not much there. the higher clouds will start to
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work their way in. that could lead to some activity here but not for about 24 to 36 hours. until then, i would look for increase in some of the lower temps with higher crowd clouds and humidity going up to the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. >> starting in the call the cut counter, steve because they were couple of crashes near the tunnel. not exactly in them but close enough that is affecting highway 24 and we want to start with highway 24 and take a look at it. it is slow in lafayette and it picks up a little bit and slows again in orinda all the way to the tunnel because of the crashes we had one before and one after. one was more serious than the other but both have the same effect in slowing traffic through the tunnel. if that is the your commute, you will meet need more time for your commute. the toll plus is backed up for about 15 to 20 minutes delay. no issues on interstate 880
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north and south. traffic on san mateo and dunbarton bridge commutes are okay and the traffic is filling in. 7:33. starting with breaking news coming in from livermore. there is a house fire and an active gas leak. ktvu's christina run down is there. you have been out there for a while and there has been a new development. what happened? >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. we want to pass on the new information within the last 5 minutes. a gas leak has been shut off by pg&e crews. you can see the area where they dug this, there was a whole by the street on the opposite side of the property where the garage is. we understand the fire broke out on the back side of the garage and there was a gas leak that ran along that side. that was the gas leak that was burning for several hours. also around 5:30 is when it started. that is when livermore and pleasanton fire departments received a call to come up to buck spent buckskin road in livermore. they got there and found part
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of the home and garage on fire and found the gas leak. it took them a while to shut it off. they had to wait for pg&e crews to arrive and half an hour ago we spoke with the fire department about the holdup. >> the gas continues to leak because gas meter broke before the shut off so it is below the concrete. we are not able to shut off the gas at this time. we do have a pg&e crew that has to dig up the line and clamp it and turn it off. >> >> reporter: again in the last 5 minutes, the gas leak has been shut off and crews were able to quickly dig the hole, get underground and clamp the gas line. as of right now, we understand fire crews are continuing to mop up. there is a lot of foam out here that they used to suppress the fire. when we talked with a lot of neighbors, they say that they were surprised by this. they were woken up by a loud boom, and a popping noise and that woke them up and startled them. at no point was there any type
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of but to the neighborhood according to the fire department. they continued to let the gas leak burn off so the gas would not go into other homes. they ended up shutting off gas in about a one mile radius to these homes. everything is under control now and the fire department is wrapping up their work on buckskin drive. christine are going, christina run down, ktvu fox2 news. el cerrito police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty officer. it was reported about 10 pm last night on mosher lane near san pablo avenue. the wanted man was discovered outside an apartment building and was rushed to highland hospital. he is expected to survive. el cerrito police have not revealed what led to the shooting but a number of agencies are involved. our time is 7:35. san francisco police are
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searching for thieves who stole a car battery worth thousands of dollars from a hybrid previous car. it happened thursday on webster street in pacific heights. marjorie who owns the previous says she parked her car on the street thursday evening and said she went back the next morning, found out thieves broke into her previous. she quickly found out this was no ordinary car break-in. >> first i looked down and the entire back seat was removed so i thought they had stolen the back seat. because i did not know. and i could not open the car. the electrical system was completely shot. we looked up and the battery weighs 180 pounds. we were completely amazed. >> miss kaplan estimates the car battery is worth about $10,000. police say the batteries for previous is are becoming hot items on the market. two men were arrested in connecith ti wstolen catalytic converter. it started when a man told police he returned to his car parked at turner and shore life parkway saturday night and discovered the catalytic
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converter was missing. 20 minutes later, officers stopped two men for driving without a license plate. police say they saw a catalytic converter inside the car along with drug paraphernalia and later arrested the two men. workers were santa clara county authorized a strike. 97% of clerical workers, maintenance and hospital say the workers can strike if they wanted. contracts expired in june. the union vice president says members are asking for pay increases that will keep up with inflation. the union and the county have two more bargaining sessions set later this month extra make the time is now 7:37. the bay area's pride season will continue in oakland on september 8. san francisco held its pride celebration in june. the silicon valley pride festival happened over the weekend. people poured into shabbos park in downtown san jose. chief eddie garcia appeared in a vintage patrol car at the
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parade and the department became one of the nation's first to fly the rainbow flag. >> we -- up until today, he was scared of the police but now he sees that they are here to help and i think it's good that they have a presence especially in the climate we are in right now . >> the event started in 1975 as a rights rally but evolved into an to be take you parade and festival. -- lgbtq parade and festival. happening today, san francisco police will hold a forum to reach out to members of the lgbtq community. officers were rainbow colored patches and drove cars specially marked to celebrate back in june. now the san francisco police department will take part in a listening session designed to to increase trust in munication between police and members of the lgbtq community. this marks 50 years since the
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cafeteria riot in san francisco , one of the first rights riots. it happened after the stonewall riots in new york. a march and rally in san jose marking a 100th anniversary of a woman's right to vote. there will be a march, speakers and soapbox speeches beginning at 10:30 this morning in front of the martin luther king jr. library on san fernando street. the 19th amendment which gave women the right to vote was passed by congress on june 4, 1919. it was ratified on august 18, 1920. a candidate for san francisco district attorney wants to talk about safety for women in the city. cindy loftus is holding a town hall meeting tonight. she wants to hear from women about their experiences and ideas on making san francisco safer. the meeting will be held at the community meeting space called mayonnaise at 7:30 tonight and should run for about an hour.
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if you are a marvel fan, get ready. another themepark is coming to disneyland. we will tell you how disney plans to bring the world of marvel marvel e ventures. a massive wildfire burning in the amazon rain forest. what actor, leonardo dicaprio is doing to protect the forest to from flames. and frank is here to tell us what is coming up in the 8:00 hour. survivors of last year's destructive campfire are facing another dilemma. why the families are being forced out of a campground they have been calling home since the fire destroyed their neighborhood in butte county. ty.
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new this morning, a firefighting team from sacramento is in brazil battling the out-of-control rain forest. the amazon is often referred to as the lungs of the planet because the forest produces 20% of our oxygen. leaders attending the g7 summit in france arconsidering blocking a trade deal with brazil unless the country takes action. i do want to see the tragedy in brazil tackled
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properly and that is what we are going to do. >> environmental organization say the wildfires were set by ranchers and loggers trying to clear the land for years. brazil's president blames more warm weather and illegal forest clearing. actor leonardo dicaprio is working to combat the wildfires. his group is called earth alliance. he is creating an emergency amazon forest fund pledging $5 million to organizations in the area. the group says is it is an area to effort to protect the world's largest forest area from flames. a boycott of jimmy john's restaurant after an old photo resurfaced of the company's founder posing with an elephant he shot and killed in africa. the photo spread on twitter before along with other photos of the company's founder posing with animals he has shot and
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killed. in 2015, he told the chicago tribune he chooses to hunt and everything he does is legal. but he said he does not hunt big game in africa anymore. want of santa clara county's popular hiking items areas remains close. the decision just shut down the park came after this, a family of bottom line needs mountain lions was found. many people planning a weekend height hike had to make other plans . >> i'm a little disappointed because we look forward to our outing today but i'm glad that they are taking precautions. they have people's safety in mind and the safety of the mountain lions . >> i hope that wildlife comes me more afraid of humans so
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they can stay safe . >> a mountain lions were still roaming the area. it is unclear when it will reopen. san francisco is getting hundred $40,000 to pay for two projects. half the money will restore a habitat for the san francisco garter snake. right now there are only a few tiny patches of land work and live.. the manage land is managed by san francisco's parks and rec department. the other half of the money will build a one quarter mile trail for walkers and bikers and visitation valley which will make it easier to get to mclaren park and visitation valley middle school. uniform soldiers are being called into oaklands foretell district to help civilians pick up trash on the streets.
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a city councilman represents the area and says they are there to clean the streets on the weekend. he says the soldiers in uniform will show the authorities care about the condition of the neighborhoods and will lead to neighbors reporting problems such as illegal dumping. time is 7:47. cell, have you fixed things near highway 24? >> it will still be slow dave and gasia as you drive through the tunnel. if you're coming from lafayette, walnut creek or orinda and driving to oakland, you will notice it is slower than normal and that is because of a couple of earlier problems, one on the other side of the tunnel, one before it. they have clear but the traffic is slow, especially through orinda. it will be just a little worse than it normally is. when you get to the bay bridge, it is about typical, a 20 minute the gray and 880 is beginning to slow down now that we are closer to the 8:00 hour. this is usually when it starts to slow into downtown oakland. we have had a couple of fender benders here and there but for the most part, slow traffic on the normal spots that we do. south bay commute is pretty much filled in for a monday. we do have some slow traffic
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almost everywhere trying to get up to that west valley. 7:47. let's bring in steve with the weather . >> thank you. i have to give a shout out to everyone at golden gate field. thank you very much, saturday, everyone could not have been nicer over there and they watch is over there. they watch us. so everybody over there, golden gate and also will in castro valley. him and his buddies from castro valley were there and said could you give castro valley a shout out and i said no, i can't. of course i can't, will, thank you. thank you, sam spears. let's get to it. 90s to the interior, 60s to 80s everywhere else. temperatures on their way up. everybody jumping up a little bit here. livermore to 98. 91 four santa rosa, 87, san jose. east san jose will be about 91 to 94. fog is there, very little in
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land. higher clouds will be the story over the next couple of days. the leading edge are slicing through parts of central california. there is no breeze out there. 10 miles per hour at fairfield is nothing. oakland has a little northwind water temperatures up 56 to 60, but they have been cool all summer long. we don't your word and they get warm and suddenly everyone starts screaming. it is normal, just relax. 50s, 60s to near 70%. whitaker, 68 at 1400 feet. kelseyville, 62, brain and, 51. one observation, napa is already 61. fog mainly on the coast but higher clouds on their way. not so much today, a few coming into santa clara valley and this evening. tuesday and wednesday is the best opportunity. we need a little trigger in the atmosphere, a little lift or little spin to trigger
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thunderstorm activity. it does not look like it. if it does happen it would be wednesday morning, i think solano county, contra costa. higher clouds move in tonight, that will hold up the lows and increase humidities. the sierra nevada has a better chance wednesday night into thursday. then we will have cool weather spilling a. today, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s to 100. 60s to 70s, and you don't have to go far to find 80s and 90s. cooler, thursday and friday and the warmer days on the weekend . >> the time is 7:50. disney released a trailer of the new star wars movie and the end is near. a sneak peek of star wars episode nine back. "the rise of skywalker." it is the final of the latest star wars trilogy. and make it harder to buy a banana. what is threatening the banana plantations in latin america. from the couldn't be prouders
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a new samsung note. click, call or visit a store today. there it is. here's today's opening bell on wall street starting the trading day. stocks are rising on wall street in early training trading after president trump struck a conciliatory tone about trade talk with china saying china was willing to we reopen negotiations. there is a lot riding on the outcome of trade talks. they rose early today, looking live
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at wall street right now, trading underway for just under an hour. the markets are up. we will keep an eye on it to of the day. in today's dollars and cents, ford motor company for decks a future with fewer cars, more mileage and shorter shelf life. ford predicts self driving cars will have to be replaced every 4 years. executives say there will be fewer cars on the road as more autonomous cars start carrying people around. ford also thinks cars will be cheaper, more efficient and used more often which is why you will have to replace cars more often. this morning, some disturbing news if you love bananas. food experts say a deadly fungus has really decimated the banana plantations in southeast asia for 30 years and it is now found its way into latin america. that has caused a state of emergency in columbia where a huge amount of bananas are exported here to the u.s. every
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year. right now, that banana fungus is contained to 6 farms near columbia's border with venezuela. that is to close for comfort for latin america's multibillion-dollar banana industry. >> we don't know for certain what happened to the banana cultivation's in venezuela. in that sense we must be very alert especially of the border to prevent the fungus from propagating through other avenues . >> farmers were told to destroy crops in the area where the fungus was found and quarantine their banana plantations. even these very extreme measures may not be enough to stop the spread of that fungus, killing bananas. an increasing number of women in the workforce has businesses focusing now on the economic change caused by the female employment sector of the future. according to morgan stanley, the number of prime working aged single women in the
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workforce will bring a big increase in spending for a number of consumer products. the number of single women working predicted to jump to about 45%. by the year 2030. the census bureau says single women in the u.s. will expand from 67 million to about 77 1/2 million women. hundreds of children in oakland going to school this morning and they have new backpacks thanks to the rapper, mr. fab. he and his sister, teresa anderson held a backpack giveaway, the 14th year of the event that included a block party and special guest including deaf curry and his wife, aisha. mr. fab and his sister say that it is designed to put a smile on the face of local kids . >> we are going to make sure you have what you need, to be successful in school and being successful in school means having all the supplies you need and it helps children to focus on their learning and not have to worry about what they don't have. >> school supplies were donated
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by a wide range of people from athletes to entertainers. more changes coming to disneyland california adventure theme park. they are adding a marvels adventures superhero themed land joining the guardians of the galaxy breakout ride which is at the old tower of terror. it is being built in the old abuzz land. no word yet on which characters will be there but fans speculate black panther, captain america and spiderman could be there. the avengers campus is expected to open next year. time is 7:57. still no end in sight in the tray war between the u.s. and china but global leaders are working on a trade deal at the g-7 summit. coming up, we will tell you what they are saying about it and the battle over climate change. a jewelry store robbery of the great mall in milpitas led to a scare there. the suspects
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still on the loose this morning. we will tell you what happened out there.
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breaking newt of e east bay. firefighters are working to put out a home fire in livermore we are monitoring the scene with new developments in the last 30 minutes. new this morning, an off- duty police officer shoots a man with a weapon in el cerrito. live on the scene with what investigators say led to the shooting. a smash and grab robbery at the great mall leads to a shooting scare in the south bay and the suspects are still on
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the loose. why police say the thieves maybe tied to another robbery that happened hours before this one. from ktvu fox 2 news. this is gasia. -- mornings on 2. happy monday. welcome back to fox 2. i'm frank medical . >> and i am gasia mikaelian. we are tracking some changes in the weather . >> on the way this evening. good morning. >> hey, steve . >> the fog is really burning off rapidly so it will be sunny and warmer. our good friend chloe in clear lake says we have low to mid 60s, harm calm, clear skies. anywhere from 1012 103. i will buy that. already 60 degrees and they had 98 on 2:00 on sunday. i think we will be a smidge warmer than that. inland temperance temperatures will be 90s in and around the bay, and anywhere from 60s to 80s, santa cruz, 80, san francisco, 70. very shallow fog. the high pressure has parked itself right over us from
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northwest of california. there are higher clouds coming in, the remains of a tropical systems. 50s, 60s and 70s. 70 in tracy and rio vista. the fog has begun to burn off. the best possibility is late tuesday into wednesday if we are going to get anything out of it. higher clouds, warmer today, hot inland. higher humidity but the best opportunity will be wednesday morning to get some high based thunderstorms. 60s, 70s, 80s to upper 90s. a busy traffic monday. >> it it has been an we will start with highway 24 because of some earlier issues. 24 is low through lafayette and also slow in orinda. a small break between the two points but there is kind of a tough commute driving to oakland. when you get there you will see things are improved. we had a couple of earlier crashes and now it looks like one solid line of slow traffic from walnut creek to oakland.
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richmond bridge to traffic has been moderate. no major issues getting to san rafael. bay bridge traffic will be slow. 880 is also slow into downtown oakland. 8:go three. we are staying on top of breaking news in the east bay. firefighters and pg&e are on the scene of a house fire in livermore on buckskin road near moreland pound neighborhood park. neighbors tell ktvu they heard a large popping sound this morning as the fire was breaking out. about 7:30, the fire is out and a gas leak that was also reported has since been shut off. firefighters say everyone made it out of the home safely. christina wynn don't is on the scene right now and will bring us an update in a few minutes. following developing news from the east bay, el cerrito police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty san francisco police officer. sarah tendon on is live with an update. >> reporter: good morning.
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there are still a lot of unanswered questions that we are working to get information on but the scene right now is completely clear. it cleared a couple hours ago. we will take you to a video of what the scene looked like earlier this morning and will break down exactly what happened here late last night. the el cerrito police department says an off-duty san francisco police officer shot a man in his 40s about 10 pm last night big it happened on mosher lane of san pablo avenue in front of an apartment complex. we don't know yet if either man lived there. the officer was not alert but the man he shot was taken to highland hospital with non-life- threatening injuries. robert de la campa says the man who was shot did not have a gun but had some type of weapon. earlier this morning, a white car was at the scene but we don't know how that is connected. most of the investigation was focused on the sidewalk in front of the complex but officers taped off the area earlier as they collected evidence. they would not say what will lead to the shooting but said a lot of agencies are involved . >> that invokes protocol in contra costa county whereby
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contra costa county district attorney is some and because it is a police involved incident as well as criminal lists from the contra costa county sheriff's office crime lab and police detectives and crime scene investigators throughout the evening. >> reporter: like i said, a lot of unanswered questions. we don't know if the officer fired his service weapon, how long he has been with the department or of he has been put on administrative leave. these are questions we asked and are working to get them answered. sf pd is aware of the situation and we have reached out to them but have yet to hear back. once we get information from then we will bring it to you live. for now, in el cerrito, sara zendehnam, ktvu fox2 news. milpitas police department was first reported as an active shooter at a shopping mall last night turn out to be a smash and grab robbery. it happened just before 8 pm
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and the mall was packed with shoppers including families with small children. when police arrived they found no evidence of gunshots but did find a store where jewelry cases had been smashed and police believe the noise caused people to panic and a report of a shooting was underway. nobody seriously injured but the search for the robber continues. police are looking for a possible link between that robbery and a similar smash and grab at the vintage fair mall in modesto a few hours prior. the noise from that class breaking also led to reports there may be an active shooter in the mall. police are 4 menus a sledgehammer to break the glass cases at a jewelry store in the mall. surveillance cameras show the men inside the store. a few people received minor injuries while running away from the noise but nobody was hospitalized. police have not arrested anyone in either case. new this morning, police are investigating a stabbing at an outside bar in west oakland.
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the east bay time says police responded to a bar on martin luther king jr. way near the 580 interchange test before 8 pm last night. paramedics treated two people at the scene. there are no updates on their condition this morning. one person was taken into custody and is considered an possible assault suspect . >> a husband is remembered after being hit and killed by the car. 52-year-old don grenay died at the scene. friends and family offered flowers and cards and his with a wants answers . >> i just want answers if witnesses can come forward and cooperate with the police and find out what happened exactly what happened. why it happened. i would appreciate that. >> police have not released details about the cross but did say the driver who hit grenay
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stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. a second pedestrian who was hit, a 32-year-old man was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. happening right now, president trump and french president and manual mccrone are holding a joint news conference at the conclusion of the g-7 summit in france . >> ktvu's allie rasmus joins us rides live. >> the joint news conference is going on as we speak and comes as 3 days of meetings and negotiations on everything from trade to iran to climate change is coming to a close. the g-7 summit is wrapping up in france. we can show you a live picture. you can see the room there with the two leaders, each a separate podium alongside the u.s. and french flags. they have been asking and answering questions, president mccrone spoke briefly and opened up to international reporters. right now they are on the topic of iran and whether sanctions on the country can be ease. president trump says the u.s.
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is not looking for leadership change in around but that the country cannot have nuclear weapons are they "would be met with violent force." a topic that is also come up with the joint conference throughout the 3 date summit is the trade war with china. trade and tariffs have dominated many discussions in meetings with the u.s. and other g7 leaders. president trump says chinese government officials want to resume trade talks and he is open to that. >> the vice chairman of china came out that he wants to see a deal may. he wants it to be made under calm conditions, using the word "calm" and i agree with him. china has taken a hard hit over the last number of months. >> what is bad for the world economy is uncertainty and the quicker an agreement is arrived at, the quicker that uncertainty will dissipate. that is what we discussed yesterday and that is the american president's wish. >> also discussed at the g-7 summit over the weekend, the
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issue of climate change in the crisis in the amazon rain forest. friends president mccrone says they support an initiative to find the region to combat the wildfires. the $20 million fund was agreed to at a climate change meeting this morning. president trump was the only g7 later who did not attend that meeting. the what else is says the president had a schedule conflict and sent an aide as well. they will close at the g7 summit with a news conference still underway. we will monitor what is said and discussed at the news conference and have another update for you on the ninth. >> east bay congressman, mark desaulnier postdate town hall meeting to discuss climate change in the environment. this is the latest in a series of townhouse host by the congressman the summer. previous topics include immigration and border enforcement. tonight's meeting will kick off at 6:30 inside the multipurpose room at campell lindo high
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school. survivors of last year's can destructive campfire are facing another dilemma. they are now being forced out of a campground that is been their home since fire destroyed a neighborhood. the fight forcing an early closure of a northern california waterpark. how and what started as an argument over a towel escalated and why people had to leave suddenly and did not go home and empty-handed. coming up. this portion of ktvu news sponsored by nine 96.5. koit. here? a magical place...that's lookin' to get scared! halloween time is back in disneyland and disney california adventure parks!...
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beckett 8:13. fairfield police say they broke up an illegal sideshow over the weekend. chp helicopter played a critical role in the bust targeting several drivers performing dangerous stunts below. fairfield police say the chopper was in the year friday night when chp officers spotted a car spinning donuts on huntington drive and stanford court. >> the airship was overhead the entire time and through the airship, we were able to locate and finally take enforcement action. it did result in several citations in a couple of arrests. police and other parts of the bay area say these driving stunts are becoming more common in cities even in the suburbs. one-man remains hospitalized after a big fight broke out at raging waters.
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there were 40 people from two different family groups. it started one family member of close another of stealing a beach towel. it started with profanity and turned physical . >> a big group yelling back and forth and started getting a little physical . >> they got serious and a chair got broken over some guys had . >> i can't even take my kids to a waterpark without something crazy happening pick admit does not make me feel safe to go anywhere. >> raging waters closed for the day at about 4 pm and gave free ticket for another day at the water park for everyone who was not involved in the fight. police are still trying to sort out what led to the fight and figure out if any criminal charges should be filed. the man at the hospital is expected to survive. a 21-year-old man was arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a woman in half moon bay. matthew hahn is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in half moon bay in february.
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investigators are searching for the cause of across of a privately owned cargo plane in an emergency landing at the santa barbara airport. 7 people on board escaped injuries. the plane caught on fire last night. the flightaware website shows the plane took off from hilo, hawaii and was headed to santa barbara. the cargo plane is on by a company that leases air tankers to firefighter agencies and movie studios. we are trying to find out why united airlines flight headed from sfo to hawaii returned to sfo. united flight 692 was more than an hour into the flight over the pacific when the crew announced they were turning and going back to california. the plane landed safely. new arrangements were made to get passengers to hawaii's big island. there is a new way to get peace and quiet while waiting for a flight at oakland international airport. the airport has two jabber boxes. they have a desk and seating inside. the company behind the jabber boxes say they provide space
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for anything from making phone calls to meditating. they rent for $15 per half hour. happening today, back to school day in the city of berkeley. classes began this morning for thousands of students in the berkeley unified school district and those students have already been told about a big change in the school calendar next year. 2020, berkeley unified will join a growing number of school districts across the country that begin classes in mid- august . >> a:17. we are seeing the commute shift earlier and earlier. south castaneda is like a regular likes let's go monday . >> westbound 24 had some slowing. you're probably wondering why it is extra slow. there were earlier crashes that are gone now but the damages done. you can see it is pretty slow. it is from walnut creek all away to orinda and when you get to the other side of the tunnel there is slow traffic there as well. richmond bridges cleared up.
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that is good. next monday is a holiday so you might start seeing people getting away for the last big weekend coming up. this is a look at interstate 880 in oakland. you can see the traffic moving well and no problems on the san mateo bridge. if you are driving on the dumbarton bridge, it is slow. silicon valley, all of these freeways still very slow. this is a later commute so if you're planning tomorrow, i would get on it earlier? yes, earlier is better. 8:18. let's go to steve with today's weather . >> thank you, sir. we will get to it. a little bit of thought, retreating rapidly and it will warm up and we will look to the south for higher clouds. i will show you those in a  second. we have some soft fog this morning and we are looking at this picture, they can barely see the lake. pat, i bet it burned off already. if not, it is about to because there is not much left. 56, 67 calistoga, 50s, a little warmer in great white right
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now. kelseyville, 68, 64 in napa. temperatures are warming rapidly. in honor of international dog day, i had no idea. my dog is wondering if the fog will lift this week in san francisco? >> it will, through wednesday and will be thicker on thursday and friday so yes, it probably has burned off. there is not a lot that is left except on the coast. unless you are down towards the salinas. santa rosa, livermore, san jose, all going above average on the left is the forecast high, and on the right is where they should be this time of year. they are all about. 87. rmore, and 98, average is the bulk of this is going offshore but some high clouds are on the way to visit later this afternoon and evening. 50s, 60s and 70s for some. 46 in truckee.
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the fog is not going to do much except on the coast and even then i think it is chewed up. the high clouds will increase community and increase lows as we head into tuesday and wednesday. any possibility after today, of any of this producing thunderstorm activity, wednesday morning would be the day. if it does happen it looks like solano county, contra costa would be the best opportunity. 36 hours to einar iron out the details. the clouds are coming in. forecast models don't always handle this moisture well. for us, we are looking for increase in high clouds later, not in the morning. 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, two 100 inland temps. it has been a hot august. temperatures will be ready toasty until wednesday. after that, cooler. a little more later on the
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upcoming weekend. one of the most popular beaches in barcelona suddenly forced to shut down. what was found on the beach that scared tourists and had nothing to do with the sharks, by the way. we will explain. in these bay, people went through a wildfire evacuation drill that could pay off in it in the event of a disaster.
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8:23. in hong kong, pro-democracy protests turn violent as demonstrators clashed with police. some offices pulled out guns after group of protesters chased them with sticks. it marks the 12th week of protests for people calling for democratic elections and investigations into police violence. an update about a wildfire burning in shasta county on the northern portion of the state. cal fire announced the mountain fire is now 95% contained. that is a 5 percent increase from late last night. it has burned around 600 acres and started early near bear mountain and dry creek roach roads. two minor injuries have been reported and 7 homes and 7 outbuildings have been destroyed. in a brushfire in southern california, forcing evacuations and causing delays on the freeway causing delays near an interchange. the fire threat and homes instant send up a large plume of smoke that could be seen
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around the l.a. area. the city of glendale had to issue a mandatory evacuation to about 100 homes but all evacuations were lifted late last night. about 30 acres burned. right now that is 25% contained. firefighters in berkeley are doing what they can to make sure people are prepared for wildfire season. yesterday they went over preparedness steps. they helped people to plan and prepare for registering with the city and fire department. they also went over two plans, one by foot and the other by far. firefighters say people need to be aware and avoid dry areas during red flag days. we have come up with an evacuation plan in berkeley, train on a, need the public to be aware and we need to practice it. >> yesterday's preparedness bill where residents got instructions and evacuated and talked about what worked and what didn't. a similar event was held in sonoma county.
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the time now is a:25. survivors of last year's campfire in paradise who have been living in a campground have not been told they have to leave now been told they have to leave by the end of the month. about 40 families parked their trailers at line settled campground providing water and sewerage for free with the help of federal mountie but the county says it was not meant to be a long-term solution and now the people whose properties have been cleared of fire debris need to return. >> i want to go home. i actually do but i can't go home to no utilities. no water. no electric. sewage. you know, it puts us in a real bind here . >> these are set up for people who wanted to be living on their property but are not able to be there right now and until the property is certified cleaned up.
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>> the county says people whose properties are cleared have until saturday to move while those who still have fire records on their lot can stay through october 31 when federal funding will run out . >> 8:26. a busy hiking trail is closed this morning to keep hikers safe. what was seen roaming around the area that has park officials on high alert . >> a house fire live at the scene and we will have the latest on what happened this morning. stay with us. we are here to discuss jessie's online time. and out of respect, we will let you make the first offer. thirty minutes. thirty minutes? objection! overruled. one hour. sweeten the deal by doing the dishes and i'll consider it. i wouldn't do it. i hate the dishes. one hour with the tablet, you walk the dog and do the dishes. if you insist. congratulations. only xfinity xfi lets you take control of your family's online time. that's simple, easy, awesome. xfinity xfi gives you the speed, coverage and control you need. manage your wifi network from anywhere when you download the xfi app today.
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mornings on 2. a beginning of a new school week . >> school is back, big time. good morning. i frank mallicoat back in for mike naig back. >> it is pretty clear now, most of the fog has burned back. higher clouds coming in that will be here until this evening and tuesday and wednesday there is not a lot of fog left unless you are by a coast. temperatures are bumping up. for many, this has been a hot inland august. not so much at the coast but inland temps back into 90s dinner 100, san rafael, fremont, palo alto and piedmont the 80s. near the coast, near the 80s. that is higher cloud deck. higher clouds looked to be moving into the picture in the next 36 hours. 50s, 60s and 70s. summer is out of the gate and warming up rapidly.
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there will be pretty warm temps. livermore is already 70, 68 in livermore, 67 in alamo. orinda is 67. in the mountains, they will warm-up as well but fog is really retreating rapidly. we will focus our attention on the higher clouds, probably the focus will be the sierra and the border. hot inland, no doubt about it. if we get anything out of it, i think it will be wednesday morning. 60s, 70s, 80s and a few upper 90s. here is cell. >> we have traffic this morning on the highway 4. we have a motorcycle avenue near labyrinth road that has been there for a little bit. traffic will be extra slow because we have just learned the motorcycle rider in the accident did not survive. this is a fatality now and
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traffic has been slow. traffic has been slow even before the crash. it had been a bad morning already. this will make it much worse. if you are on 680 you have made it through that but there will still be slow traffic there. earlier problems together called a cut so contra costa county is one of those bad commutes this morning. bay bridge toll plaza is moderate getting into san francisco. interstate 880 is slow driving up through downtown. northbound, san mateo bridges okay. some of the other commute to looking more routine. the south bay command is very slow on all the freeways heading west. a:32, back to the desk breaking news at livermore where firefighters are wrapping up their work on a house fire and a gas leak. ktvu's christina wynn don't has been live on the scene all morning and joins us with the latest information on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning two, frank. there is still a little bit of lingering smoke smoldering from the property but the fire is out in the gas leak has been
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taken care of. you can see the whole that was dug up by pg&e crews. they were able to get in there and clamp the line about an hour ago. now the investigation begins into what caused the fire. neighbors say it was around 5:30 when they were awakened by a loud pop or a boom noise and some came outside and saw a house burning on the 2100 block of buckskin road. the livermore pleasanton fire department says they believe the fire started on the backside of the garage and spread to other parts of the house. it spread to a neighboring fence with everyone inside was able to make it out safely and crews decided to let the gas leak burnout until pg&e crews arrived . >> i think livermore fire department did a great job. they got to it really quick and look like it was put out quickly. everybody was out safely. none of the surrounding houses really caught. >> reporter: it did take some time for the gas leak to be
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kept. it was burning for about an hour and a half before pg&e crews were able to get in here. they had to dig underground to get to the line and it was right next to some concrete so it took them some time but they were able to get in, clamp the line and shut it off and everything is okay. we understand the gas was shut off to the surrounding homes in the area. we did speak with people who were inside the home, at least a few of them. they did not want to go on camera but they are doing okay and now the investigation begins into what caused the fire. livermore pleasanton fire department still on scene mopping up and cleaning up from the fire on buckskin road. live in livermore, christina wynn don't, ktvu fox2 news. following developing news and el cerrito were police are investigating a shooting that involved an off-duty san francisco police officer. gun fire was reported about 10:00 last night on mosher lane near san pablo avenue. a wounded man was discovered outside an apartment building i was rushed to highland hospital. he is affected to survive. several agencies are teaming up in the investigation. san francisco police are searching for the thieves who stole a car battery from a
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hybrid previous, a battery worth thousands of dollars. it happened last week on webster street in the city's pacific heights neighborhood. the woman who owns the previous said she had parked the car overnight on the street thursday evening. marjorie kaplan so she then returned the next morning to find thieves had broken into her previous. she quickly learned that this was no ordinary car break-in. >> first i looked down and the entire back seat was removed so i thought they had stolen the back seat. because, i didn't know. and i could not open the car. the electrical system was completely shot. we looked up in the battery weighs 180 pounds. we were completely amazed. >> kaplan estimates her carburetor he car battery is worth about $10,000. previous batteries are now becoming a popular item on the black market. a traffic stop led to the arrest of two men in connection with a catalytic converter theft. at 10:00 saturday night, a car
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was parked and a man discovered his catalytic converter missing. 20 minutes later, officers stopped two men for driving without a license plate and spotted the catalytic converter inside the car along with drug paraphernalia and later arrested josi rojo and douglas mejia. >> a strike at a county and the union cannot work out a contract. social workers, clerical staff, jill workers and maintenance workers said the union can call a strike if needed. contract covering the 12,000 county workers expired in mid june. the union vice president says members are asking for pay increases that will keep up with inflation. the union and the county have two more bargaining sessions scheduled for this month hundreds of children in oakland are going to school with no backpacks this morning thanks to rapper, mr. fab. it was the 14th year for the event which included a block
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party and special guests including warriors star steph curry and his wife, aisha. it was meant to put a smile on the faces of local children . >> we will make sure you have what you need to be successful in school and that means having all the supplies you need and it helps children to focus on their learning and not have to worry about what they don't have. >> school supplies are donated by many people from athletes to entertainers. good work . >> coming up, fire crews from california helped to combat the massive wildfires burning in the amazon rain forest in brazil. what actor leonardo dicaprio is helping to do in to help indigenous people . >> this time of year has come once again. find out when starbucks is popular pumpkin spice latte's will be back on the menu . >>
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the time is a:40. new this morning, firefighters from sacramento are in brazil battling the amazon rain forest fires. the plane arrived friday and has been dropping thousands of flame retardant since then. the amazon is referred to as the length of the planet because the forest produces 20% of our oxygen. where leaders are considering
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blocking a trade deal with brazil unless the country takes action . >> we do want to see the tragedy in brazil tackled properly and that is what we are going to do . >> environmental organizations say the wildfires were set by ranchers and loggers trying to clear the land for their use. brazil's president blames warm weather and illegal clearing . >> leonardo dicaprio is working to combat the fires in the amazon rainforest. the climate change group cofounded by dicaprio, earth alliance is creating an emergency amazon forest fund which is pleasant pledging some $5 million to the organizations in the area in an effort to help local communities and indigenous people protect the world's largest forests against the destructive flames. authorities in flame spain are investigating a bomb dating back to the spanish civil war. it was a found about 80 feet off the coast. defined forest the evacuation of the beach.
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an officer found it while swimming in water 10 feet deep . >> it was pretty shocking, we were thinking flesh eating bacteria or maybe someone had drowned but i was not expecting a bomb from the spanish civil war . >> it is believed the bomb takes back 80 years. officials are searching the area where the device was found to make sure the area is safe. some disturbing news this morning for banana lovers. few fruit experts say a deadly fungus that has decimated banana plantations in southeast asia for 30 years has made its way to latin america. this prompted a state of emergency in columbia where a huge amount of bananas are exported right here to the united states every year. right now the fungus is contained to 6 farms near columbia's border with venezuela but that is two close
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for comfort for latin america's multibillion-dollar banana industry. >> we don't know for certain what happened to the banana cultivation's in venezuela and that sense, we must be very alert at the border to prevent the fungus from propagating through other avenues. farmers have been ordered to destroy carps crops in the area and a quarantine on the plantations but in extreme measures, it may not be enough to stop the spread of the banana-killing fungus. starbucks confirm the pumpkin spice latte will be back in coffee houses starting tomorrow. the weather will be 90 degrees here in the east bay. the return of the popular fall drink comes four weeks earlier than usual. starbucks also announced a new pumpkin cold brew on the menu. they have sold 124 million pumpkin spice latte since the drink was introduced. starbucks is also offering pumpkin cream cheese muffins, pumpkins boned stones and a pumpkin spice madeleine . >> i thought hollowing put pumpkins on the map but it really is, starbucks has done it. i did a story once in boston. a big o tire went out and said we have pumpkin spiced tires,, and and people came in because it was funny.
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are you ready for a pumpkin spice latte? >> a little early but i think i've seen christmas decorations already . >> i think you are right . >> it happens early. good morning, everyone. we have a pretty serious crash on highway 4 in pittsburgh, westbound 4 before leverage. this will be a crash that will be there for a while. the westbound highway 4 where an investigation is taking place. some lanes can get through. most of the commute has passed this scene but if you are driving from antioch to concord you will need to put yourself in a place where you have extra time. the bay bridges moderate. there have been no major issues. this is 880 northbound to oakland. it is slow and some communities are commutes are obviously slow. things are winding on down on the bay bridge. we still have an hour before
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the commute starts breaking up. let's bring in steve with the weather. we have a couple areas of interest. they are to the south. the remainder of a tropical system, a few clouds will show tonight, increasing tuesday and wednesday. the fog was trying to make it through this morning and it is already burning back. fog, son, nice by the coast. warm to hot inland. this has been a toasty august, mostly for inland areas and today will be no exception. tempt will bump up tonight with a cooldown friday and saturday and backup sunday. 90 inland, 80s run the bay and 60s, 70s and 80s on or near the coast and that is the moisture that remains with that tropical system. the bulk of it is heading west but eventually some of this will lifted the north. we will see higher clouds later today. 60s, 70s, a few 50s holding on but it is warming up rapidly for some. belmont is 66 degrees. 61 los altos hills, palo alto, 63, san mateo, 64, 50s on the coast with the fog. the high clouds will move in
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slowly this evening toward the santa clara valley. if we get anything out of the system, it looks to be on wednesday morning in the east bay but today will be warmer, hot inland, high clouds, the humidity factor going up on tuesday and wednesday. again, i think wednesday morning will be the best opportunity. more likely, something for this year and near the oregon border more so than us but we will keep an eye on it. end of august and early september is the window for tropical moisture as we are in it now. 60s to 100 degrees in brentwood and clear lake, calistoga, many others will be very close today out towards tracy or stockton. they will be 100 as well. higher clouds move-in tuesday. mostly cloudy, muggy, lows way up the next couple mornings on wednesday. fog kicks in for cooldown thursday. warmer inland as we go through the weekend. >> thank you, steve.
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still to come, a dance move goes viral. we will watch the dance group with a live performance right outside ktvu's studios. another new theme park is coming to disneyland. will show you how does the plans to bring the world of marble -- marvel's avengers to anaheim. stay with us.
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authorities say in l.a. county sheriffs deputy who said
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he was shot in a station parking lot was lying. the department says wednesdays reported sniper report was made by angel also, a 21-year-old deputy. no bullets were recovered and the officer has no visible injuries . >> we can say we d a thorough investigation and unfortunately, at this time, we are incredibly disappointed to have to report to you that the reported sniper assault was fabricated by our deputy. the investigation is ongoing and a criminal investigation has been launched. >> police added deputy reynosa and eventually admitted he made up the story and use a knife to cut holes in his car. reynosa has since been fired. today's opening bell started the trading day on wall street. stocks are rising in early trading after the president struck a conciliatory tone on trade with china. tech
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companies that do a lot of business in china have a lot riding on the outcome of the trade dispute, making the strongest gains. the dow jones is on the plus side ginny about 3/4 of 1%. similar on the ssd, the nasdaq up 1.4%. motor companies are predicting a future with fewer cars and more mileage clocked and shorter shelf life. a car company predicts self driving vehicles will need to be replaced about every 4 years. the executive says there will be fewer cars on the road as more autonomous cars begin taking people around. ford also things cars will be cheaper, more efficient and use more often making it necessary to replace the moroff and as well. there are more and more single women in the workforce and that has business is focusing on the economic changes they bring. according to a morgan stanley report, the number of single
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women in the workforce will bring increased spending. the number of single women is expected to jump i 25%. the number of women will go from 67 million to about 77.5 million as well. bay areas pride season continues september 8 in oakland. san francisco held a celebration in june while the silicon valley pride festival happened over the weekend. people poured in near chavez park in downtown san jose. police increased their presence this year. chief garcia appeared in a vintage patrol car and the department can became one of the nation's first to fly the rainbow flag. >> we just talk to our kids so up until today he was afraid of the police so now he sees that they are here to help and i think it's good that they have a presence especially in the climate we are in right now. >> the event started as a rights rally back in 1975 that in evolved into a lgbtq parade.
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it was changed from san jose to the silicon valley pride. police are holding a forum to reach out to the lgbtq community. officers were rainbow colored patches and drove a patrol car specially marked to celebrate pride month. san francisco's department will take part in a forum tonight. it is the first in a series of plan listening sessions designed to increased trust and communication between police and lgbtq community. this marks 50s years since the conference cafeteria riot. it happened years before the 1969 stonewall riots in new york. big names for the mtv music video award. ariana grande a and taylor swift are leading nominations with 10 agent categories including video of the year and song of the year.
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newcomers, billy ellis and -- are close behind and will also go head-to-head in the best new artist category. mtv says missy elliott will receive this year's michael jackson video vanguard award. more changes coming to disneyland's california adventure theme park, this time adding marbles adventures avengers campus. this time there will be superheroes joining the guardian of the galaxy ride. it has been built in the old bug land near the guardian ride. no word yet on which characters will be there but fans speculate back black panther, captain america, and spider man can make an appearance. it is expected open sometime next year. a workout that would leave many of us breathless. still to come on the nine. what one man pulled and how much it weighed. star wars episode nine, the rise of skywalker in its final film of the latest star wars trilogy.
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the giants have the bay bridge series trophy for the first time ever after sweeping the a's at the coliseum. yesterday the giants won 5-4. there was a booming homerun from market canada. he has been hot. two runs were knocked in with a base it. the series get to keep the bridge trophy for the next year. it is made out of steel salvaged from the eastern stands from the bay bridge. disney and lucasfilm released footage from the sequel trilogy.
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the video was shown at the expo last weekend made public this morning. the rise of skywalker features scenes with the late gary fisher from the last two films of footage.'s star wars, the rise of skywalker will be in theaters just in time for the holidays. the angel has fallen was number one dig at the box office this weekend. >> the latest installment in the following season. >> 11.8 million. king was fourth and fifth was
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$8.1 million. co an elaborate magical harry potter theme playhouse was built in the backyard for the plate children. >> they have hogwarts catheter and the platform 9 3/4. it is 350 square feet. it has a unique decor as well. the price tag is between 15,000 and $250,000. two sisters take on their sisters lunch one cup at a time. they spent and sold lemonade. they wanted to pay off some of the lunch debt. between donors and their helping hand lemonade stand. they have raised thousands of dollars. they want to payoff of $41,000 for the school
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district. park rangers got an interesting piece of fan mail. in the letter she talks about how much she enjoyed the park and then apologize for taking a piece of it back with her. she sent him a rock back to the great smoky mountains. they say leave footprints and take memories. that is a good rule for all of us. returning to the field. why this reunion was more than just a football game. that and more coming up after the break. stay with us, we'll be right back. it is monday and we are starting off the week with a beautiful picture of some changes. the weather will get awfully --

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