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the rush is on this morning to repair this huge sink hole here in san francisco before more rain arrives in the bay area later on today. we'll tell you about the timetable for all of the repair work and we'll also tell you what may have caused this collapse -- coming up. cloudy skies with only some light lane but it will pick up later, not only today but maybe well into the extended outlook. and liftoff. >> well, they did it. nasa's orion spacecraft now in
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orbit. how this may be descending humans to mars. good morning. we're live in san francisco this morning. work still being done. the clock is ticking to try to fix that big sinkhole ahead of the next storm that's moving in right now. ktvu's alex savidge is out there in the city this morning. he's keeping an eye on that repair work. he's also checking a number of places across the bay area that are still trying to recover from flooding caused by the last big storm and coming up in a couple of minutes we'll check in with him. he will tell us what's being done to try to prevent the rain from making bad situations even
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worse. keep your headlights on this morning. steve is not fooling around. we're gonna get some more rain. >> we'll get some rain today. maybe sunday afternoon, evening. but. cloudy skies, only light rain right now. it will pick up. a good cell over highway 50. snow level is pretty high. there might be a couple of breaks later on. cloudy right now. rain beginning to pick up for a few. it's light. nothing too heavy but light amounts along the coast trying to get its act together. it looks like more around the noon hour. coming out of the santa cruz mountains, there continues to be light rain. it doesn't matter if it's
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light. they can get it and it can add up. might be some thunderstorm activity. it looks active into tonight. even saturday morning. 50s on the temps. with a south wind kind of a mild air mass. that's why the temperatures will go up. look for this to continue probably into early saturday. rainfall projections will be heavier to the north. san jose down to monterey, we'll get rain. santa rosa up to ukiah. by sunday this system comes right back in. there is a couple on the way here. cloudy with some rain. it picks up into the noon hour, the heaviest will be to the north and the 60s. sal they've touched on that. rain lights have to be none. >> absolutely your headlights have to be on when your wild shield wipers are in full operation -- your windshield wipers are in full operation. you can be cited for that. just remember that. this is a look at westbound 80
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from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. that traffic is okay. average speed 53 miles an hour. not too bad. this has stayed kind of nice for the morning. but as steve mentioned, it is gonna rain for the commute. you will be stuck in traffic this afternoon if you are bringing your car to the city. right now it's taking 30 minutes. let me move this to the livermore valley. unusual for it to be so good on 580 through dublin and livermore. we'll take it, thank you. 680 southbound at you drive to the walnut creek interchange. it's not too bad. there are traffic lights on highway 37 at lakeville. it's causing a big traffic jam for westbound 37. at 7:0 had. back to the desk. work crews are speeding up efforts to fix that massive sinkhole in san francisco before the next storm moves which is later today. ktvu's alex savidge joins us now from the city with more on that project and some other ways the bay area is bracing
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for today's rain. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. it's a bit of a race against the clock to try to get as much of this repair work done before more rain arrives later on. almost right on cue here. they cranked up the heavy machinery. we're seeing more activity right now. work crews out here trying to get some of this repair work done. we are learning more about how this huge sinkhole opened up here in san francisco. it was apparently caused by a broken storm drain. all of that water eroded to sand under the sand and led to the collapse. this is a 20-foot by 20-foot crater that opened up in the richmond district. this sinkhole runs about 9 feet deep late yesterday gats and water service was restored to this neighborhood. crews will be spending today trying to fix sewer lines in this area. we're told it may take until early next week possibly to finish all of the repairs related to this huge sinkhole.
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in the meantime, there's quite a bit of storm damage up in marin county. this is surveillance video showing floodwaters seeping through the front door of the champagne salon and day spa in tiburon. several stores were flooded and will are to be repaired as well. a lot of people trying out and cleaning up from that series of storms earlier on this week. of course, now, it's time for everyone to get prepared for even more rain. this morning, i reached out to a representative from the public utilities commission to get a better sense when the repair work will be done on the sinkhole. we'll let you know when we get back from him. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. thank you. see how much rain we get. 7:06 is the time. for that information, stay with us, ktvu channel 2, all throughout the morning and afternoon and evening as the storm moves in. you can get conditions any time of day at ktvu.com, our mobile
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app and facebook and twitter. 7:06. new this morning, well, they did it. nasa has launched the orion spacecraft and we're tracking it. >> 3, 2, 1. and liftoff at dawn, the dawn of orion and a new era of american space exploration. >> that's what happened this morning. orion lifted off at 4:05 this morning pacific kime. it's orbiting the earth right now as i'm speaking to you. the four and a half-hour unmanned test flight will end with a splashdown in the pacific ocean south of san diego. it's scheduled for 8:28 a.m. the engineers at that's ames helped out -- at nasa ames helped out and they are hoping this will lead to manned missions to mars in about 20 years. back here it's beginning to look like the holidays around the prayer. tara moriarty is on a while
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tour of fun events this weekend in san francisco the last hour, tara was in union square but now, tara, you've moved inside the fairmont with a look at a giant gingerbread house. >> reporter: yes, it smells like freshly baked jenger bread inside this lobby. it's absolutely amazing. we want to show you the biggest gingerbread house in san francisco. there is. just -- just kidding. that's the doghouse. that's for the dog. we'll show you the real thing. look at this. it's concocted of more than a ton of icing and canny -- candy, gumdrops, marshmallows, candy canes. absolutely beautiful. the person who oversaw this project is the top chef here at the fairmont. in -- of pastries? >> the expect chef. >> reporter: the executive
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chef. this is andrew. >> good morning. >> reporter: this is a work of art. how long did it take? >> three weeks to put it all together. just under 400 hours for pastry chefs and 200 hours for engineering. it's a wood frame and then we use icing to glue all of the ginger bred -- gingerbread bricks. >> reporter: it scts -- asks that you not remove the candy. a marshmallow was taken up here. that had to be an adult, or the kid was gigantic. >> reporter: we ask that everybody respects the gingerbread house. but, you know, as it's christmas, all of the big kids and little kids all get carried away. we do come up every morning and
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evening to fix any little bits of damage. >> reporter: you've been doing this for eight years and grew. >> every year it grows a little bit more. we add different things, details. this we are we have the new clock up above us and we have the carousel with the nut crackers. the train track is longer and we've added a village on the outside. >> reporter: do you bake these big sheets of gingerbread and glue the pieces on the wood frame? >> we use the pastry sheets. we cut them and bake them. 7700 pieces of bricks. >> reporter: how do you feel now that it's all done? >> a little relieved. it's great to see all of the kids, like big kids, small kids. the smell of the gingerbread walks all the way through the lobby of the hotel and everybody loves it. >> reporter: thank you.
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if you would like to come down here to get a lid of this fantastic gingerbread house. it's here all of the time. you can come come at any time. they have an afternoon tea that's popular. a lot of the reservations for the weekends have booked up. if you would like to come during the week, that could be an option for you and you could show the kids this beautiful gingerbread house. >> you can actually smell the gingerbread? >> reporter: the smell is see overpowering. i think that's why a lot of people start to pick at it because you get kind of hungry standing here. i -- i'm looking for a little egg nog this morning. >> i know you have problems hearing us. but why don't you take your buddy -- why didn't you take your buddy dave clark with you? >> reporter: we'll have finger sandwicheses and a lot of -- sandwiches and a lot of
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pastries. if you have never been here for that, it's quite the event. everything comes out and lift theirs pinky finger. it's an experience, one that you can really only have here at the fairmont in san francisco. >> thank you for taking us on the tour. thank you. 7:12. well, sunday's big game between the raiders and the 49ers, soldout. that means fans not going to the oakland coliseum, you can watch the battle of the bay right here on ktvu channel 2. the kickoff, 1:25 sunday afternoon. sunday's game is the first time since 2002 the raiders have hosted the 49ers at the coliseum. that was the same year the raiders moved onto the super bowl. meantime, u.s. senators from both parties say the nfl should end the blackout rule. the lawmakers want the nfl to allow home games to be televised in the local market
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even if the game is not sold out. the senators say the blackout rule is just not fair to fans. now, if the fan does not end the blackout rule. congress may step in to force the nfl to lift that ban. 7:13 is the time. b.a.r.t. hoping to put a halt to a growing problem. coming up in 20 minute, the plan to keep thieves from taking off with riders' bikes. an attack on sony. up next, the reason tens of thousands of workers may also be at risk. good morning. right now, we're looking at a commute that is still a little bit slow in some areas. we just saw the bridge lights being turned off there. traffic looks good as you head town to the toll plaza of the golden gate. cloudy skies, light rain, even some fog out there, but the rain is holding off until later. the morning commute should be
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we're learning new details on a cyber attack on sony. the files include personal employees of employees, unreleased tv scripts. the hacking started in the days leading up to thanksgiving. in the first leak, the hackers released video file of films that were not yet in theaters that include fury, annie and mr. turner. employees were forced to use paper and pen because those hackers shut down their computers. there's speculation someone with the company may be involved. sony is working with the fbi trying to investigate this cyber attack. 7:16 and we want to check in with sal. hopefully no problems on this
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friday morning. >> it's a little lighter than usual. let's take a look. you can see the traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's not too bad. it's moving along nicely getting up into the city. about a 25-minute delay as you drive through. there was an accident. now there is an accident, but there's also some signal lights not working properly. highway 37 at lakeville road and this area is a mess. if you are driving from vallejo over to novato, please give yourself a lot of extra time and also give yourself just a little bit of patience. people have been honking their horns and stuff. not a great way to start a friday. southbound 101 as you drive into san rafael looks good. and across the bay, you can see that the 80 freeway from vallejo all the way to richmond, a couple of slow spots, nothing that major. 280 in san jose, northbound, that looks good getting into the cupertino area. steve said it had been raining a little bit in the santa cruz mountains.
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let's ask limb about -- him about that and other things. >> there's a few pockets around, heemedsburg, the east bay, coming out of the santa cruz mountains. it's cloudy to mostly cloudy. it's not a strong system. but it will give us some rain. nothing too heavy. there will be heavier amounts from the golden gate northward. this does not look like a big system at all. but a cloudy morning with a little bit of light rain. friday afternoon and evening rain, maybe into saturday morning. next system is racing right along. it will be here sunday afternoon and evening in the north bay and then overnight into monday, there are hints of a pretty good system maybe strong next thursday. we'll see. that would be colder. we'll get friday rain. light rain. heavier for the afternoon commute into tonight. cloudy, mild, light rain. but the rain picks up. possibility of thundershower activity. a lot of moisture activity. it wants to hang out on highway 50. a little bit of rain there. 50 in the mountains the we get a little cloud cover and a little bit of rain.
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there is a cell parking itself right there. that's about all i can find. there might be rain underneath it. the radar is not picking it up. also around marinwood near novato. that looks really light. little pockets of it around clayton out to bay pointe, pittsburg, walnut creek, if you are getting light rain, this is very light. also coming out of the santa cruz mountains. but again, that can be deceptive. even though it's drizzle. it can be steady and add up there. some of that cloud cover coming in we'll have to focus right there, the little development taking place. that could give us brief, heavy rain and maybe thundershowers. 50s on the temperatures to 60s. 57 ukiah, sacramento. still 31 in tahoe. there are no warnings or watches. the snow level goes up. this is a mild system. it will give us a cloudy to mostly cloudy day. heavier rain is back here. so that really won't arrive until the noon hour. south not too much. maybe san francisco, oakland, southward, peninsula to monterey, lesser amounts.
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there will be some moderate to heavy amounts not only this system but the same one sunday night. that's painting heavy rain up into mendocino county. cloudy, rain, rain picks up later. the heaviest will be north bay. it may take a while to get to the south bay. 60s on the temps. the breeze is not too bad. cloudy, mainly in the morning, and then rain. take us into saturday. a break saturday afternoon into sunday morning. by sunday afternoon, for everyone on monday. a break tuesday/wednesday. >> next thursday that's a colder system if it makes it. >> decent rain over the next few days. >> especially north bay, yes. >> thank you. 7:20 is the time right now. and hundreds were arrested in protests over the use of deadly force by police. coming up in 20 minutes, the demonstrations still taking place across the country and changes ordered by new york
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city's mayor on how they will train officers going forward. this is no joke. >> 73 years ago, he survived the japanese attack on pearl harbor. a veteran from hayward share his memories of that fateful day and his passion for being a sailor in the u.s. navy.
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that's probably taylor. he's like so into fireworks right now. anyway, it's nice to- emergency - there's smoke upstairs. i should probably go. nest protect. welcome to a more thoughtful home. welcome back to "mornings on 2." you are looking at the philippines bracing for another major storm. thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes this morning as a typhoon moves towards the fill when beans. the sloerm was -- philippines. the storm was slightly downgraded. waves are expected up to 45 feet. the storm is also headed for the same area devastated by supertyphoon last year. while this storm is not
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supposed to be as strong as haian, many people are still recover erg. one family from sunnyvale said her family survived the last storm but she worries about their safety this time of around. >> if it is going to hit as hard or how close it was to hian, they will suffer again. >> bay area organizations are monitoring the storm and preparing to help. they are looking at ways that they can send money, food an other items to families in need. 7:24. this weekend market 73 years since the japanese attacked pearl harbor. a teenaged sailor from hayward survived that bombing raid and mike mibach talked to him. the veteran is now 92 years old and says he wasn't scared that day. he was just trying to survive. >> reporter: curious about his crops, he's a proud man walking
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his land. what's your favorite thing to eat that you grow? >> almost anything but apricots. here is a big one. >> reporter: he's quite the character. >> look at the size of that sucker. >> reporter: a gardener. >> peppers. >> reporter: a story teller who pat 92 years old and living in hayward takes us back to when he was 19 and at pearl harbor. december 7th, 1941. >> this is no joke! >> reporter: back row, right with the mustache, he was an electrician on the u.s.s. san francisco. she was just off battleship row preparing for repairs when the japanese attacked. >> right here. >> reporter: 3500 americans were killed or wounded. >> what the hell am i gonna do? i had one choice. they are gonna let me out hour sink me. what do you want? well, i want to go out. >> reporter: and he also finally served aboard the ship.
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the u.s.s. hornet docked here in alameda. on the 73rd anniversary on the attack at pearl harbor, it will be aboard the hornet that he will share his memories that day in 1941, a day his wife says he doesn't like to talk about. >> he didn't talk about the service for years and years and years. too painful to talk about. >> reporter: with the little money they had, they married in reno, september 9th and 64 years later. >> i wasn't sure i was married or not. >> reporter: love and laughter are still there. >> 18 battle stars and -- 21 i think altogether. even got a good conduct one which really surprised me. [laughter] >> i got about eight, nine trees. it's enough for me. >> reporter: they had four children, he built homes and cared for his yard. >> years ago, right now, it would be pruning time. >> reporter: he calls it a hobby now but in his eyes you
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can see the passion. >> that's that fit in the box right there. i get by. >> reporter: as he walked his land on this cool december day in a brief moment by ourselves, he spoke of his passion about being a sailor in the u.s. navy. >> i'm very proud of myself. i don't like to take crap from nobody. i walked the deck and that's what i do. >> reporter: and a navy veteran, a pearl harbor survivor, 73 years later, still walking his deck with pride. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> incredible story. incredible man, pam. the use hornet museum will hold a special ceremony this sunday honoring the memory of those who lost their lives december 7th, 1941. and he will be the special guest speaker. >> such an honor to get to meet somebody like that. he thought it was gone for
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good. >> had just flushed the toilet and the ring slid right off my finger right down the bowl. >> yep. another ring down the toilet. hear how this -- a story here on ktvu led to an incredible recovery. >> reporter: and bike thefts are a major problem here in the bay area. but coming up we'll tell what you b.a.r.t. is doing to make sure your bike is safe and secure. good morning. right now we're looking at a commute where traffic is still going to be slow in some areas, including san jose. we'll round that up for you. well, cloudy skies, some light rain. the hills, though, are just itching. they are rarin' to turn green. we have more rain on the extended outlook, including today.
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weapons and the gear that they needed and the quality of life for themselves and their families that they deserve. when our troops in iraq and afghanistan were struggling to defend against roadside bombs, he moved heaven and earth to rush them new body armor and vehicles. it's no exaggeration to say there are countless americans who are alive today in part because of ash's efforts. when our forces sat down for thanksgiving dinner far from home or as our wounded warriors recovered in the hospital or when our fallen heroes returned to dover, ash was there, often
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on his own time without any publicity or or fanfare and i know he will be there as secretary of defense. we face no shortage of challenges to our national security. we have to transition to a new mission of advising and april sissing afghan forces and going after remnants of al qaeda's core. >> we've listen listening into president obama. he's describing ashton carter because he's announcing him just now as the -- officially announcing he's the next secretary of defense. carter has previously served as deputy defense secretary and the president was talking about his accomplishment. he replaces chuck hagel and the nomination does have to still be confirmed by the senate. thank you for joining us for "mornings on 2." i'm pam cook in for tori
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campbell. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. weather important again. something is on the way. >> between now and next week, i think three systems next thursday, it's very wet for you, especially the north bay. we have one system we're dealing with. .25. maybe .10. possibility of an inch to 1.25. once is sets up, they are getting rain in the santa cruz mountains as well. that can really play into a very wet pattern. noon into the afternoon commute looks to be where the heaviest rain false. sierra snowpack -- it will be a high snow level. these are warm systems but next thursday, friday, looks like a kelder system -- colder system. some very light rain. not a lot. kind of poching up -- popping up. it looks like a little around windsor. maybe a little around hopland on hopland. that's about it.
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there was a little bit around marinwood. i can't find too much. clayton to baypoint, pittsburg. this is light and coming out of the santa cruz mountains. there's some in the boulder creek, scotts valley. saratoga, sunnyvale. 50s on the temps or 60s. this is not a cold system. it will be a cloudy day. the rain picks up later into this afternoon and tonight. heaviest will be to the north. possibility of a few thundershowers. here's sal with an update on your friday. it's a little lighter. a little bit lateert today -- lighter today. i want to show you the eastshore freeway which usually we have 30, maybe 40 minutes and some days we had 90 minutes. it's only 25 right now. traffic is doing very well. a-mile-an-hour speed limit. for this time of the -- 45-mile- an-hour speed limit for this time of the hour. i also want to show you the livermore valley.
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most of the time we show you a lot of slow traffic through here with the road sensors red or yellow. today it's heading out to castro valley. we don't have a lot of things going on. we're going to look at the south bay in the next report just to see if the roads are being affected by a little bit of wet weather. but it looent -- it doesn't look like it. we'll have another update coming up. back to the desk. b.a.r.t. increasing efforts to keep bikes from being stolen from the stations. there's a new program and new safety measures. brian flores has more. >> reporter: good morning to you. stolen bikes, not just a problem on b.a.r.t. but throughout the bay area. that means adding more bike lockers. but also educating cyclists how to keep their bikes secure. now, representatives from bike east bay will be at b.a.r.t. stations until the summer of 2015 in the early-evening
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hours, sharing tips, handing out theft materials and passing out u-shaped locks. those when installed properly keep your bikes safer than cable locks. the plan is to expand more secure places to keep bicycles secure by adding more bike lockers, spaces and bike stations like you see at ashby, embarcadero, downtown berkeley and fruitvale. cyclist he spoke to said he hopes b.a.r.t. puts safety on the thefts. >> in my case, for example, i use two locks and my locks cost more than the bicycle. in the past, i had the bicycle stolen. so i had some experience. >> reporter: next month, b.a.r.t. plans to open another bike stakes at the 19th street -- stakes at the 19th street station. there is also a station at the civic center station. officials also say they are
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planning bike stations at concord, macarthur and pleasant hill. they plan to have those open sometime next year. back to you in the studio. >> brian flores, thank you. new this morning, san francisco police busy investigating two separate crashes involving cars and pedestrians. the latest one happened just early this morning. 6th and mission streets. police say a hit-and-run driver hit a woman who was crossing the street. now she was not seriously hurt. police are still searching for the driver. witnesses say that person was driving a gray nissan sedan. and a man is fighting for his life right now after being hit by a car while walking across san francisco's great highway. now, this happened last night near john f. kennedy boulevard. that man was rushed to the hospital. he's listed in critical condition. police say the woman driver stopped immediately and is cooperating with investigators. an oakland police car was damaged during a second straight night of protests
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following new york grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for the death of an unarmed black man. 300 people marched in downtown oakland, raising awareness of what they saw call a crisis in confidence of police officers. more rallied at the fruitvale station, forcing it to be temporarily shut down. at the common well club, a former friend of martin luther king, andrew young, spoke about race relations and the need for dialogue. >> if you don't have community, you will have chaos. we talk about building community. that's by and large what we have to do. >> protesters planned another demonstration in oakland at 7:00 tonight at telegraph avenue and 27th street. [chanting] >> a protest in san francisco
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briefly stopped traffic on market street last night. several dozen demonstrators gathered at market and powell, at one point, they forced a couple of muni lines to be rerouted. new york city, though, remains the epicenter of the police protests. about 200 people have been arrested so -- so far as thousands spanned out from the brooklyn bridge to the new york police headquarters. now, the daughter of eric garner, the african-american man who died, says that the officer who applied the chokehold to her father should take responsibility. >> nothing is gonna bring my father back. you need to do the right thing and admit you were wrong and do your time. >> new york's mayor has ordered tens of thousands of police officers to complete a three- day course to retrain them on how to de-escalate confrontations. 7:39. we're gonna gift gears now. back at home, city workers in pacifica are being praised for
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going beyond the call of duety. they helped the couple retrieve a lot of engagement that went dunn the sewer. larry said his ring slip off his finger and went into a flushing toilet. he thought it was gone for good until elsa a story about a woman who got her ring back after her child flushed it down the toilet. so he called pacifica sewage department. the crew just happened to be in the area doing maintenance work. they wanted to help out. in fact, then used a camera in the sewer pipe. the water's normally murky but our recent rains made it pretty clear. >> it was -- we had a light on the camera. we were able to see it quite well. we had the right -- the right conditions. >> it wasn't something in the job description. just something they wanted to do. >> and they did a good job. there it is. the ring traveled about 1,000
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feet from larry's home. >> there's some better than expected news from the labor department. the u.s. economy added 321,000 new jobs in november. that's 86,000 more than economists expected and the biggest jump in nearly three years. despite that, the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8%. analysts say that's a signal that more people are encouraged about their prospects of returning to the work force. we want too check in on the numbers this morning. taking you live. the dow jones up a little bit. about .3134%. 54 points. closer to 18,000 a little bit this morning. and, of course, next week will be a big week because we have -- i believe it's three bay area companies going public. well, the bay area still drying out from last storm. but moral rain is on the way -- mor rain is on the way. coming up next, the repairs crews are scrambling to make ahead of the storm.
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it was breaking news on "mornings on 2" yesterday. a san leandro police officer hit by a car. it turns out the person behind the wheel was a teenaged girl. up next, what else we've learned about the crime. and we to have some slowing in some places. but other places are lighter than usual. we'll tell you more about the in this traffic update. a couple of reports on rain, especially up around ukiah. a little bit in the santa cruz mountains. some fog around sutro tower. it will be a rainy day. but for the bay area, the timing will be later than sooner. more on that.
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a 16-year-old girl is in custody accused of running over
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a san leandro police officer. it's a story we first brought you yesterday during "mornings on 2." investigators say the teenaged driver was in a stolen car when she ran over the police officer while trying to get away prompting police to open fire. the police officer was seriously injured but is expected to survive. >> there appeared to be a substantial amount of blood at the scene that was from the police officer who was doing nothing more than responding to a routine call for service. >> the girl surrendered hours later and is now facing charges of attempted murder and auto theft. she did have a minor injury to her hand believed to be the result of police gunfire. police also arrested a 19-year- old man who was riding in the stolen car. two men were pittsburg have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of a father and son in the south bay. the two 20-year-old men seen in the photos were arrested last month in walnut creek and concord. police say they are suspected of shooting and killing a
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father and son inside their south san jose home in september. police have not released any other details about the shooting and are still asking anyone with information to come forward. 7:45. shifting gears. by the way, i want to play for the warriors. they won their 11th straight game. they tied a franchise record. klay thompson led -- i think his eyes were closed. but he did made it look easy. he led the warriors with 23 points in the win over the pelicans last night. curry had 19 points, 11 assists and four steals. barnes was crazy, too. the warriors lead the nba with a 16-2 record. they play the bulls in chicago tomorrow. the warriors had an extra man on the team last night. now, he didn't play but his story is a real inspiration. 20-year-old direct frost from australia. he first met an true bogut in
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australia three years ago. back then frost had just been diagnosed with leukemia. he was not expected to survive. he beat the odds. etch was courtside with the warriors last night. >> pretty inspirational story. he didn't have -- wasn't given a lot of time. he fought through and he's still here. bigger role model than any of us. >> i can't think the guys enough. they've gone above and beyond. the one-day contract that they set up. >> how about that? he signed a one-day deal through the make-a-wish foundation. he did play basketball before he became ill. his sister was there. she was his bone marrow donor. it ultimately saved his life. the new side tunnel south of pacifica will be closed for six hours starting at 10:00 tonight. however, the closure on the san mateo county coast has nothing to do with the recent stormy weather. caltrans ask shutting down both
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bores of the tunnel due to a emergency response drill scheduled several months ago. san francisco's putting tons of sand back where it came from. 42,000 tons of sand on the north ocean beafn will be moved to the south end. strong waves and winter weather pushed the sand from the south to the north end of the beach. as it builds up, it's hard for people to get to the beach. it can bury wildlife habitat. the project is scheduled during daylight hours monday through friday and may continue for several weeks. in southern california, crews continue to dig out from a big mess. we've been showing the pictures of heavy rain and mud flooding streets, causing very serious problems yesterday for drivers in riverside county. the officials say nearly 40 people had to be rescued. look at the damage to some of these homes there as well. no injuries, though, reported. now, stay with us here at ktvu news for further coverage of the storm moving in today. you can also get current weather and traffic conditions on our website, ktvu.com.
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our mobile app and then check in with us on facebook and twitter. >> absolutely. 7:48. let's get you to where you need to go. sal, you have the east shore under control. you are still checking up on that. >> i do and i realized i do have something here that i need to change before you can see the east shore. there we go. i clicked a button there and you see it there. that's the way it works. >> this is the carquinez bridge. not a bad commute at all. as a matter of fact, 29 minutes for this time of the morning something still -- morning is still good. average speed is 40 miles an hour. all right. let's talk about the commute here. we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, coming into san francisco and the commute is just okay. it's about a 25-minute delay. there are no problems on the bridge. highway 85 northbound looks all right if you are driving into the south bay. 87 is slow. 280 is slow at 17 and 101 is
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slow at 880. however, it does look better than average day. if you drive it every day, you are gonna notice things are a little better. 7:489. steve, how is the weather? it's cloudy. there are areas of light rain. some in the boulder creek area, mendocino county, maybe a little around where you are. some fog. cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. temperatures, well, they are in the 50s to near 60 degrees. it's a mild system. it's not a cold system. not much of a breeze yet. we expect that to pick up. a cloudy morning. even though there's a few areas of light rain. i just posted -- for those of you, i just posted an article on facebook here -- research was has done an art el on droughts in california going back 1200 years. one of the worst ever in 1200 years. we were in the midst of one of the worst droughts. talks about dry period. maybe we'll get out of the drought if this pattern continues. we have rain today.
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not a lot unless you are north. to conmoderate to heavy. farther south, it -- mod moderate to heavy. farther south, lighter. possibility of showers. i will show you that on the satellite. had some reports of rain around -- misty rain. you remember her. a little bit in the russian river around oxy and guerneville. doesn't look like much. trying to work its ray up -- its way up to marin. there's so much moisture in the air. a little bit of rain maybe around baypoint, pleasant hill, clayton, concord, oakley, not a lot but there is a little bit trying to get its act together. also coming into the santa cruz mountains. boulder creek, scotts valley. had reports of rain. a little bit around san jose. we're getting the warm sector out ahead of it.
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rain could be going until saturday morning. 50s to 60s on the temps. they've been stuck all morning long. no warning for the sierra nevada. it will be more rain than snow. snow above 7,000 feet. 50s for many, all the way up to red, eureka. this will be in here about noon. farther south, less amounts. farther north pretty hefty tote allies, especially marin county northward and mendocino county andlake county. by sunday, this next system comes roaring back in by 5:00. we have three systems in the pattern. today, sunday night/monday and then next thursday. the one next thursday could be really impressive. cloudy, 60s on the temps. rain coming in today. takes us into early tomorrow morning. a break saturday afternoon into early sunday, then rain comes back sunday afternoon evening into monday and then a break tuesday/wednesday. >> wow.
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>> keep an umbrella hanty. >> i would say for a while. >> umbrella, jacket and boots. >> boots are good. >> well, i -- i went out shopping. i was walking through a parking lot yesterday with some shoes that weren't rain appropriate. gonna keep the boots in the car now. >> okay. steve told you. >> there's flooding. >> thank you. 7:53 is the time. are you ready for winter wonderland extravaganza? we're live at the came academy of science. >> is that a rain reindeer? >> that is. >> the mess behind this holiday display. it's right in the middle of a neighborhood in louisiana.
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♪santa baby >> i can listen to her sing "santa baby". >> some kids in new orleans having a little holiday fun. there is a pothole in the neighborhood. so they decorated this big pothole. they used orangement, bows -- ornaments, bows even the flamingo with the santa hat and glasses. santa baby right here. neighbors say they appreciate the humor but they do want the street fixed. the city recently filled the pothole with dirt. but the neighbors are still waiting for a permanent fix. thanks a lot, kids. >> making a point. >> yeah. we're searching the bay area to see who is all decked out for the holidays, not just potholes. we've asked you, our viewers, to share video and photos with us. >> we're seeing great stuff. today's entry is a house in petaluma. if you liked the movie "frozen" like pam, you will love this. our viewer, erica perkins
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posted this. >> that's great. >> posted this photo on our facebook page of her house. it's pretty good. >> yeah. i think i'm gonna have to bring the family up to see you. her front lawn -- they look like life-sized characters from the popular movie and she said she handmade and hand painted all of those. that's great. >> that's really good. >> that's up in petaluma. we are gonna have to make a trip. we'll come see you, erica. >> if you or your neighbors are decked out for the holidays post your video or photo on our facebook page. you can tweet us and use the hashtag 2 deck the halls. >> we'll check out all of the best displays then you will get a chance to get on your favorites. we'll tell you who wins a title and the bragging rights of having the bay area's best holiday display. it's fun for us, too. >> it is really fun to see some
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of those. i just showed you one of my favorites, the one in novato, i will put that on my facebook page. >> you've been there. >> yes. >> you can go inside the house, too. i will put that on my facebook page. coming up next -- the 49ers are facing against the raiders at the coliseum this weekend. coming up after the brea the ticket milestone that's good news for fans not going to the game. >> reporter: and work drews in -- crews in san francisco are racing to fix this sinkhole. we'll tell you about the progress being made as more rain is headed to the bay area and we'll tell you what caused the collapse. we're looking at interstate 280 in san jose. you can see that it's clearing up. this commute was slow but now it's much better. >> we'll give you an outlook on the rest of the commute. cloudy skies, some areas of light rain. santa cruz mountains, up to the north or a little bit drizzling in novato. we'll have the friday forecast.
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against time trying to fix that sinkhole. this is near 6th and lake street. look at all. work that's ahead trying to fix the sinkhole. alex savidge is there now. coming up in two minutes, he will join us to tell you about the last-minute efforts to beat the rain. another storm is about to hit. and they still have a lot of work to do. wish them well. friday, december 5th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. tori campbell has the day off. steve is here. you have a lot of weather to talk about. >> it wasn't as bad as tuesday and wednesday. >> evening commute. how is that -- >> it looks tough. cloudy to mostly cloudy. not much of a breeze. it might pick up a little later as the system gets closer. .25 to an inch. there will be far lesser amounts that we had on the system that gave 4, 5, 6, inches of rain. noon into the evening commute. the system will be in lab inter-
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- will be in later today. had a couple of reports of rain up near ukiah. this looks light. light can add up here. nothing too heavy but it's still well offshore. it will be here later on. a little bit in the east bay popping up, maybe around baypoint, oakley, brentwood, highway 4 and continues into the santa cruz mountains. i have a couple of reports of some rain there. that continues to funnel in. that can be a wet pattern. that's the system we're waiting for. could be a few embedded thunderstorms with that. that will give us rain this afternoon. maybe into early saturday morning. 60, 6 sphee, half moon bay. mountain view as well. could get thunderstorm activity coming in on the back side of this. a lot of that is lifting north. the rainfall projections not too much to the south. but about marin county northward looks good. look what happens -- look what happens. [laughter] >> look what happens?
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>> what are you saying to say? [laughter] >> that would be sunday night monday, heavy rain to the north. cloudy with rain 60s on the temps. here he is, sal. >> steve, might call you this weekend. >> call or text? >> is it raining? >> i will text you, is it raining? because without you i can't have valid weather emotions. i will text you. [laughter] let's take a look at -- i need steve to tell me what it is doing. he's my weatherman. let's see. out of the commute is good, but i don't want to -- i want to remind you that tonight as steve said, the commute will probably not be good, because it will be rainy. a live picture here of the bay bridge toll plaza, it has improved. it's about a five to ten-minute delay getting into san francisco even in the south bay where it was busy on 85 and 280 and 101. things are beginning to improve. a little bit of slowing here
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and there. you will definitely see that it's lighter than usual right now. work crews are speeding up efforts to fix the massive sinkhole in san francisco before the next storm moves in later today. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live from san francisco. they don't look anywhere close to having that thing fixed. they are not gonna finish the project. it will be a few days before they get it wrapped up. they are trying to get as much of this work done as possible. secure the sinkhole before the rain arrives. that's the goal, i understand. we're learning more also about what caused this massive sinkhole in san francisco. it was caused by water bling from a broken storm lane nearby. as you can imagine, all of that water eroded the sand, that led to the collapse. this 20-foot by 20-foot crater opened up at the intersection of 6th and lake in the city's richmond district. the sinkhole runs about 9 feet deep. late yesterday, gas and water service was restored to the
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people living nearby. and crews will be spending today trying to fix the sewer line that were impacted by this collapse. in the meantime, there's quite a bit of storm dang up in -- damage up in marin county. let me show you surveillance video. floodwaters seeping through the front dorn of this salon and day spa in tiburon. there were also several other stores in tiburon that were flooded and will are to be repaired -- and will have to be repaired as well. now it's time to get ready for more rain. all of the repairs won't be finished until early next week. crews are trying to get as much of this work done as possible before the next storm system moves in. a race against the clock here. back to you. >> alex savidge, live in san francisco. thank you for the update. 8:05. keeping kids safe from sexual predators in oakland. it's a new goal of a campaign by the city and by law
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enforcement. stats show the average age of recruitment into sex trafficking is 12 to 14 years old. oakland police arrested 532 people this year in connection with human trafficking. 27 children were rescued as a result of those arrests. now, in an efefeffort to -- effort to raise awareness, night walks are being held. a preschool is being shut down after an accident that injured two children. a bookcase fell over during nap time at the preschool about two weeks ago. a child suffered a fractured skull. another one had facial injuries. now the department of social services has temporarily suspended the preschool's license. the state officials say the school did not seek immediate medical attention for the children. it made unsafe changes to their facility. this order will close the business pending a legal hearing.
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a plan to expand schools in berkeley is creating controversy. the school district wants to accommodate more students in the next two years. right now the district is considering several options. one is to move the berkeley tech academy from its current home to the adult school on san pablo avenue. that option, a new elementary school would be created at the old berkeley tech campus. people living near the adult school are worried about negative impacts from combining the schools. another option being considered, consolidating kindergarten programs to make more room in classrooms across the district. 8:07. in case you are wondering, sunday's big game between the raiders and the 49ers sold out. that means fans not heading to oakland coliseum can still watch the battle of the bay right here on ktvu channel 2. helpoff 1:25 sunday afternoon. sunday's game is the first game since 2002 that the raiders
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have hosted the 49ers. u.s. senators from both parties say the nfl should end the plaqueout rule. they want the nfl to allow home games on televised in the local market even if the game is not sold out. the senators say the blackout rule is just not fair to fans. now, if the nfl does not end the blackout rule, congress may step in to force the nfl to lift that ban. oakland's jack london square is set to ring in the holiday season with the annual tree lighting ceremony in oakland along the waterfront. here is a live picture of the tree. tonight's festivities begin at 5:00. it's deckkate rated. the -- decorated. the highlight is the tree that will be covered in 5,000 sparkling lights, 600 colorful ornaments again at jack london
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square tonight. >> that's a big, beautiful tree, too. >> yeah. cracking down on stolen bikes. mum in 25 minutes, what -- coming up in 25 minutes, what b.a.r.t. plans to do to help keep criminals from messing up your commute. >> reporter: if you are dreaming of a white capacity in san francisco, we'll tell you just the place to go. we'll give you a hint it's where the reindeer run free. how do i follow that? well, traffic is actually doing okay. you are running free on many of these commutes. at the bay bridge, it's significantly lighter than normal. >> my mind is whirling. cloudy skies, rain is on the way, we'll talk about your friday forecast and look to the rain as well. (vo) nourished.
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the orion spacecraft is up there heading back to earth. >> 3, 2, 1. and liftoff at dawn. the dawn of orion and a new era of american space exploration. >> and we were watching. it blasted off this morning from the kennedy space center in florida at 4:05 a.m. pacific time. it reached the high point of 3600 miles above earth. that is the farthest that a spacecraft built for humans has gone in 42 years. well, now, it's on its way back. orion is da too splash down at
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8:29 this morning in the pacific ocean south of san diego. we're hoping to show it to you in this newscast. just about an hour ago, at the white house, president obama announced ashton carter as his nomination for the next secretary of defense. president obama says carter fiercely devoted to the safety and well being of troops. >> when our troops were struggling to defend against roadside bombs, he moved to rush them new body arm ear and -- armor and vehicles. >> ashton carter has previously served as deputy defense secretary. he replaces outgoing secretary chuck hagel who announced his resignation last week. his nomination still has to be confirmed by the senate. newtown, connecticut owns the house that belonged to the family of adam han za. he shot and killed his mother in december of 2012.
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hours later, he killed 20 first- graders and 6 adults before making his own life. the bank that had the mortgage on the house transferred the property to the town for one dollar. no word yet on what the town plans to do with the property. but the bank burned all of the items instead to prevent them from being sold as murder memorabilia. as most know, child care is expensive. a report shows the average american family will pay more for child care each year than they do for a public college. parents in massachusetts have the highest cost. more than $16,500 a year. that's about 15% of the median income for a two-parent family. louisiana has the lowest cost where parents spend 7% of their budgets to take care of the kids. shifting gears, it's beginning to look and feel a lot like the holidays around
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the bay area. tara moriarty has a great job. he's on a holiday tour of all of the fun events this weekend in san francisco. now, last hour, tara was at the gingerbread house at the the -- at the fair mont. >> reporter: joining me live is scott moran. this is something neat you do for the kids. for the adults, too. >> it's something fun. it's our annual tradition. 'tis the season for science. all about reindeer and what you can learn about them. >> reporter: this snow is unique. it's actually bubbles. >> yeah. it's actually a lot weight bubble. it's something that was developed for hollywood. it's for -- for christmas it's snow. but it's also kosher because it's used on hollywood sets.
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what are some. unique exhibits you have here? >> >> it's all about reason deer, you can learn about their antlers and their hair that helps keep them work and their feet like snowshoes that keep them on top of the snow as well as their ability to see uv. >> reporter: and then we're -- this is called the snowman exhibit? >> the snowman theater. we're gonna take you inside to see exactly what kids can experience when they come in here. what is showing. >> reporter: this is all about reindeer. what's happening in their life in one year. it's basically -- >> reporter: it's a movie. a dome show surrounding you, 180 degrees. >> you get to see what it's like for rhine deer in the --
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reindeer in the wild and what happens in an annual cycle for them. >> reporter: and we have video of the real-live reindeer that you have. >> yes. >> reporter: what can kids do with that? they can feed the reindeer or know? >> no. we have people who care for the reason dear. they are domesticated caribou and you can learn about them and see them up close and touch fur and antlers. it's fun. >> reporter: how often does the snow run and when can people see it? >> from now through the sunday after new year's. it snows every half-hour. the report says 25 after the hour and 55 -- and 55 after the hour and you can come this sunday through new year's. this sunday is free day sponsored by chase. >> reporter: we love things that are free. >> it will be crowded. show up early. free day is always popular.
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>> reporter: scott moran, thank you for joining us. >> snow in there, and the theater. i know we couldn't see it. it's fabulous. it looks so neat. >> thank you, tara. >> reporter: it's a fun experience if you ever get a chance to come down. >> thank you. >> we need to get you over there. >> i'm going. i'm going. sal, you have been to the academy of sciences? >> i have but not for this. >> this is pretty fun. >> i think i might take the family out there. >> how often do you get to see a real reindeer? >> right. get in the christmas spirit. putting it on my list, right after i to this traffic report. we're doing pretty well. we're not doing poorly at all. the traffic is backed up for a five, ten-minute delay at the bay bridge. i've been looking -- i've kind of been looking -- i look for problems on the roads. i haven't been able to find a lot. let's go to 880 northbound and southbound. the traffic here is moving
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along pretty well. northbound a little bit slow approachinghy street and getting up to downtown oakland. but it's getter than it normally is on the peninsula. i found some slow traffic in san mateo a reminder you need toe have the headlights on when it's raining. you could be cited if not. cloudy, mostly cloudy skies. been a little bit of rain. not a lot. there's more on the ray. not only today's system, another one sunday afternoon. maybe a bigger system next thursday. a cloudy morning. overall, we'll get through the commute without too much rain. we'll get more on friday afternoon into friday night and could be a possibility of some shower activity moving in as well. it looks like it will take more
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to the north on sunday. once up get in the pattern, it's tough to dry things out. once the rain starts it picks up quick. very moist air mass, very humid. bonnie says my vegetable garden loves this. there is a lot of moisture in the air. heavier rain for the afternoon commute. looks like a little bit of rain. around lake county, clearlake as well. lakeport, i should say. there's not much here being reported. most of it is in the form of drizzle or light rain. it's trying. it will get here. could be a few cells especially towards highway 4, antioch, brentwood, oakley, clayton, concord. this is light stuff. santa cruz mountains had a couple of reports of rain still in there. our system is working its way in back here. that's where we're looking for. that will give us increased rain rates, 50s, 60s on the temps. very mild air mass.
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not a cold system. not too much yet but we expect to pick that up. no warning force the sierra nevada. 50s for almost everybody all the way down to palm springs. redding, fresno, palm springs, 56. that's the main system. that will be in here after the noon hour. heavier rain will be north. this is different from the system we just had the last exurm days -- last couple days. lesser amounts to the south. cloudy, rain, rain picks up later. heavy yef to the north -- heaviest to the north. 60s on the temps. kind of a moot point on the temps. it's mild and muggy. it wouldn't take much to get some rain. a break saturday afternoon early sunday but more rain in the north bay by sunday night if not afternoon into monday. >> an active period. >> for weekend plans. tonight and tomorrow, not
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superheavy. >> tomorrow afternoon should be fine. sunday afternoon, not so fine. >> thank you. >> got if? >> yes. it was snatched in the middle of the night. >> oh. >> not worth anything to anybody except us. it's part of our livelihood. >> coming up in 23 minutes, why one couple claims their stolen wooden cart can't be replaced. i just fished the toy let and the -- flushed the toilet and my ring slid off my finger down the bowl. >> he thought it was gone for good. but after a break, how a story he saw here on channel 2 led to an incredible recovery.
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welcome back too "mornings on 2." it's 8:25. city workers in pacifica are being credited for going beyond the call of duty when they helped a couple retrieve a lot of ring from the sewer. larry warren says his ring slipped right off his finger and right into a flushing toilet last month. he thought it was gone for good until he saw a story right here on ktvu channel 2 about -- do you remember the woman who got her ring back after her child flushed it down the toilet? so he called pacifica sewage department. the crew just happened to be in the area doing pipe maintenance work and wanted to help. they used a camera and the water is usually murky but because of all of the rain, it
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was pretty clear. >> it was gold. we had a light hon the cam -- on the camera. so we able to see it quite well. all of the stars and moons lit up and we had the right conditions. >> it wasn't something in their job description. something they wanted to do. >> so incredible. and that ring traveled about 1,000 feet from the home. >> wow. what a story. thank you, pam. 8:26. forced out of a san jose homeless camp. coming up for you in our next hour, the cleanup still happening in the jungle as some of the people who had been living there wonder where they will go now. hundred of bikes are stolen every year here in the bay area. coming up, we'll tell what you b.a.r.t. is doing to make sure your bike is secure. good morning we are look at commute where traffic is improving quite a bit on this friday. i will tell you what it will be like approaching marin county from here and also from highway 37. well, we'll take a look
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outside my backyard window and seep the christmas tree window. wait a minute. we're in unian square. it looks beautiful. a little breeze. cloudy. where is the rain? it's on its way. we'll have the friday forecast. (vo) nourished. rescued. protected. given new hope. during the subaru "share the love" event, subaru owners feel it, too. because when you take home a new subaru, we donate 250 dollars to helping those in need. we'll have given 50 million dollars over seven years. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." happening right now, the orion spacecraft is coming back to earth. this is a live news feed from nasa. you can see the parachutes and right in the middle of that is orion. it will be splashing down in the pacific ocean south of san diego right about now. we're tracking this as nasa keeps an eye on this. this is all live. you are seeing it as i'm seeing
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it. now, nasa has a lot going on right now. it has drones planes and ships out there keeping an eye on this so they can quickly retrieve it. now, this was a launch earlier this morning. so orion is coming back after being in space about four and a half hours on a test flight. it traveled about 3600 miles above earth. it's coming back to earth's atmosphere. it was going 22,000 miles an hour. but again, it is floating back to earth landing in the pacific ocean just outside of san diego. i'm sure the engineers from nasa ames research center in mountain vau are feeling quite proud. they helped develop orion which nasa is hoping will make astronauts to mars in about 20 years. the splashdown, i'm looking at this right now. it looks like it's down in the ocean, in the pacific ocean. the drones, the ships and
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helicopters are circling all around it. you are looking at these live pictures. bravo to nasa and bra very to the folks at nasa ames. it went up, came back down and we'll keep you posted. it plans to go to mars with man in about 20 years. 8:30. welcome back to "mornings on 2." friday, december 5th. i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. and your weather is very important today. take an umbrella if you -- >> i would, dave. there's been a little bit. we're getting reports of rain, especially in parts of marin county, lake county. not too heavy. you can see a little bit around lakeport. some of this may be underneath the radar beam. there is a little bit of rain there. it's hard to pick up here. other areas are misty drizzle. a little bit of rain is trying to work up the coast. a little bit also in the east bay. i emphasize on a little bit.
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i doubt there's much here. could be a pocket or two. had reports of scotts valley, boulder creek. it looks like that's starting to thin out. had some early in the morning. there's our system. that's where we're waiting to swing back in. it's inching closer. continuing off and on tonight into tomorrow. 50s and 60s on the temps. heaviest rain will be in the north bay. cloudy. the heaviest will be up in the north bay. there is another system roaring across which will be here sunday afternoon and sunday evening. more coming up in 12 minutes. sal, i've heard friday light. the bay bridge is backed up for a ten-minute drive but normally in the last few days we've had 90-minute delays. so this is a great sight on
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this friday. but remember going home might be a different story. if you take the car, you might be in heavy commutes. now, if you are driving on highway 101 in novato and san rafael is looking good and 280 has cleared out in san jose northbound getting up to highway 17. it's 8:33. back to the desk. >> okay. more b.a.r.t. riders are using bicycles to get to and from b.a.r.t. stations. although there are more bicycle parking spaces and lockers out there, b.a.r.t. is worried about stolen bikes. brian flores joining us live now at the rockridge b.a.r.t. station in oakland to tell us about this new safety program that's being launched. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. stolen bikes are not just a problem on b.a.r.t.
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it's a problem throughout the bay area. a recent report from b.a.r.t. says there was a 20% increase in bike thefts from 2006 to 2011. as more people take bikes on bart. that means from at least the standpoint that means adding more bike rock lockers, but -- bike lockers, but also about how to keep your bike secure. representatives will be out sharing security tips handing out dig count -- discounts for vouchers for u-locks. those will keep your bikes safer than cable locks, they say. as for the overall bike plan, it's to expand more places to keep bicycles secure by adding more bike lockers and spaces and more bike spakses like you see at ashby, embarcadero, downtown berkeley and
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fruitvale. >> i think it's fabulous. i use the lockers all of the time and in different locations. >> bicycle thefts in the bay area pretty prevalent. in my case, for example, i use two locks. and my locks cost more than the bicycle. in the past, i had the bicycle stolen. i had some experience with this. >> reporter: and next month, b.a.r.t. plans to open another bike station at the 19th street stop in oakland. there's also a bike station under construction at san francisco's civic center station. officials with b.a.r.t. also say they are planning bike stations at concord, macarthur and pleasant hill stations. they hope to have those open and operational by next year. back to you in the studio. >> okay. brian flores. thank you. time is now 8:35. new this morning, san francisco police are busy investigating two separate crashes involving cars and pedestrians. latest one was early this morning at 6th and mission treatment streets. police say a hawt driver hit a
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woman who was crossing the stree. she was not seriously hurt. police are still looking for the driver. witnesses say that person was driving a gray nissan sedan. and a man is fighting for his life of a being hit by a car while walking across the great highway. it happened near john f. kennedy boulevard. that man was rushed to the hospital. he's listed in critical condition. police say the woman driving the car stopped immediately and is cooperating with investigators. an oakland police car was damaged during a second straight night of protests following a new york grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for the death of an unarmed african- american man. [chanting] >> hundreds of people marched in downtown oakland raising awareness of what they call a crisis of confidence in police officers. another group of protesters rallied at the fruitvale b.a.r.t. station forcing it to be
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temporarily shut down at the commonwealth club, a close friend of martin luther king, andrew young, spoke about race relations and the need for dialogue. >> if you don't have community, you're going to have chaos. well, we talk about building community. that's by and large what we have to do. >> protesters planned another demonstration tonight at 7:00 at telegraph and 27th street. [chanting] >> protest in san francisco briefly stopped traffic on market street last night. several dozen demonstrators gathered at market and powell. at one point, they forced a couple of muni lines to be rerouted. new york city, though he, remains the he -- remains the epicenter of the protests. 200 people have been arrested. thousands of demonstrators have fanned out across the city. this is what this looks like last night.
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they traveled across the brooklyn bridge. the daughter of eric garner says the officer who applied the chokehold to her father should take responsibility. >> nothing is gonna bring my father back. you need to do the right thing, admit that you was wrong and do your time. >> new york's mayor has ordered tens of thousands of police officers to complete a she-day -- three-day course to train them how to de-escalate confrontation. after ferguson, missouri and new york, phoenix is the latest city dealing with a white police officer killing an unarmed african-american. >> everybody knows what's going down. >> everybody knows what's going down. >> about 150 people marched through phoenix protesting the shooting. it began with the officer trying to break down a suspected drug deal. after chasing the suspect, the police officer opened fire, thinking the suspect was reaching for a gun. instead, he was putting his
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hands in his pockets to hide a pill bottle. >> well, because with the problem that's happening all over america and now it's so close to home, it's kind of hard to ignore. >> now, the man who was shot leaves behind four daughters. while the police say he was not armed, they did find marijuana and a semi-automatic handgun in his car. it used to be home to several hundred homeless people in san jose. but they have been forced to move out. many of them watched as their belongings were thrown into garbage cans. the city of san jose has been working for the last 18 months to find alternative housing. already 144 people do have housing. others have temporary shelter at this point. but many more still have no place to go. >> we're already homeless. now we're displaced homeless. they don't want us on the streets. it's el legal hob homeless but they are taking this -- it's illegal to be homeless but they are taking this away from us.
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where do we go? >> 5,000 people are on san jose streets most night. as for the debris in the junele, it will take -- jung. it will take about two weeks to clean it out not -- to clean it out. coming up, the royals are coming to america this weekend. and speaking of the royals, how would you like to own a piece of their wedding cake? find out how much a slice will set you back? right now, i would say it's a piece of cake driving in many areas. 608 -- 680 looks good. we'll tell you about the morning commute for this friday. again, getting reports of good rain in marin county, san rafael north towards novato. it's picking up for some. we'll take a closer look at it coming up. ♪
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another way care and coverage together makes life easier. ♪ become a member of kaiser permanente. because together, we thrive. ♪ welcome back. 8:43. a 16-year-old girl is in custody accused of running over a san leandro police officer. in is a story befirst told you about yesterday during the -- we first told you about yesterday during the second hour of "mornings on 2." investigators say the teen was driving a stolen car when she ran over the officer trying to get away an police opened fire. the police officer was
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seriously hurt. we're reporting reports he may have two broken legs but is expected to survive. >> there appeared to be a substantial amount of blood the scene from the police officer doing nothing more than responding to a routine call for service. >> the teenaged girl sur ren denned hours later. she's facing charges of attempted murder and auto theft. she had a minor injury to her hand. that may have been the result of police gunfire. police arrested a 19-year-old man who was riding in that stolen car. two men from pittsburg have been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of a father and son in the south bay. now, the two 20-year-old men you see in these photos were arrested last month inwall and in concord -- in walnut creek and concord. they are suspected of killing a father and son in their south san jose home in september. now, police haven't given us any other information about the shooting. they are still asking people who have any information to come forward. the openers of a south bay candy store are asking for help
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from the public to find something that's worthless to almost anybody else but priceless to them. kristin and dean run artisan candy. a cart was inside a white trailer parked outside of their home until it was stolen early tuesday morning. now they are worried that thieves might toss out george and keep the trailer. >> it's been raining. it's wood. rain is gonna kill it. >> i restored it. and it's one-of-a-kind. we can't get another one. >> the scotts say their trailer has a roof rack on it. they are hoping that anyone who sees the trailer or george will call santa clara police. 8:45. britain's prince william and his wife kate are coming to the u.s. they will arrive sunday in new york city. among the things on their agenda, they will visit the
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national september 11th memorial and museum and also an nba game in brooklyn. prince william will fly to washington, d.c. for a day. when go to a kf -- he will go to a conference at the world bank. their 17-month-old son prince george will not be on this trip with them. by the way, you can own a piece of william and kate's wedding cake. an you antion started -- an accuse sun starts today for -- an auction starts today. a beverly hills company is putting up a slice of fruitcake given to the guests at the wedding in 2011. the cake which was eight tiers took the baker five weeks to make. it's expected to sell between $1,000 and $2,000. >> that's crazy. >> that takes the cake. let's check in with sal. >> what did do you with your old cake? >> you stick the top in the freezer. >> you save that. >> and you eat it on your first
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anniversary. it doesn't taste good. >> no. [laughter] good morning. let's go out there and see this commute. it does look pretty good here on 880. a little bit of slowing at high street. a couple of reminders. tonight there is a big football game at levi stadium. a pac 12 championship game that will put extra traffic there and it mightable raining this afternoon/evening commute as steve has mentioned. plan ahead t probably won't be a very good evening commute. westbound bay bridge right now doesn't look bad but do you want to be driving home tonight in what could be less than ideal conditions. keep that in the back of your mind. we look at the peninsula right now. southbound 101 traffic does look a little bit slow as you drive 92 but 280 is a decent alternative. let's go to steve. there's also a big high school game at city college. mike mckaren told me about that. he's reffing it. you are right, that whole area could be crazy. water has returned to yosemite.
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why? because we have got much-needed rain. it's a sight we haven't seen for a long time. water flowing from upper yosemite falls. what makes this video remarkable, because of the drought it's been bone-dry for a long time. because we're in good rain we're getting to see an image. falls. there's more rain on the way. if you want to see the water come down, you are advised to go down there this weekend. how about that? been a while. we have rain on the way. rain up santa benicia. marinwood. i know novato and cora madera. very foggy. there will be .25 to an inch. heavier amounts. once it sets up in marin county, russian river and santa cruz mountains, it doesn't matter if the system is weak or not, it can stk up.
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rain up towards parts of mendocino county, lake county, not much. just a little bit of rain. a couple of reports up there. it's been pretty light. it's been a cloudy morning. we're looking for light rain. could be out towards parts of antioch, oaky, brentwood. it looks like fog is a bigger issue. some of these areas not too much. santa cruz mountains. we've had reports of scotts valley, boulder creek, i think around lompico as well. our system is on the way. that will give us the better tonight for rain. already things are jus -- juicing up. here we go again. heavier amounts to the north, especially marin county north. i think there could be more than 87/100ths. south of that i don't think it will be that bad. by sunday, the next system comes rolling in. possibility of the an even stronger system next thursday. 60s on the temps.
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so moisture moisture, not a bunch of old air. maybe in a week's time. until then off and on rain will take us into next week. >> all right. >> we're ready. >> we need it. >> yes, we do. >> thank you. 8:49 is the time. right now, turning to the bay area -- turning the bay area into a winter wonderland. testimony has a recap of some of the places you can take your family to enjoy a holiday tradition. >> reporter: you have this all decked out with lights t must have taken a long time. >> our volunteers start to decorate in october for this event. we're going to be stopping at four stations on the peninsula and main purpose of the holiday train is to collect toys. we want everybody to come out and see the train and bring a toy. >> we'll have a choir on board. this is the salvation army band, tradition holiday music. it's a great family event. >> reporter: if you haven't
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gotten the chance to come down to union square, it gets us into the holiday spirit. the ice skating rink will open at 10:00 this morning. that runs until 11:30 at night now through january. tickets are 11 bucks. children 8 and under will cost you 7 and skate rental. look at this huge gingerbread house. how long did this take? >> about three weeks to put it all together. under 400 hours for pastry thefts and00 for engineering. every year it grows a little bit more. we add different things just details. this year we have a new clock and we have the carousel with the nut crackers. the train track is longer and we've added a village. >> reporter: it's snowing inside the atrium at the california academy of sciences. >> our annual tradition is for the holidays. 'tis the season for science.
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roaming with reindeer. all about reign teer and what you can learn about -- reindeer and what you can learn about them. the their antlers and hollow hair that keeps them work and their feet that are like snowshoes and keep them on top of the snow as well as their ability to see u.v. >> i love him. i wonder if we could bring a carrot or something to -- to feed him. probably not. thinking about hitting the town but you are not quite sure what to do? there's events in the brave you might want to -- bay area you just might want to check out. a hot chocolate?
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trying to figure out what to do this weekend? there is a lot to choose from. here's some of the events this weekend. san francisco will shine at the annual union street fantasy of lights. thousands of light lights imloom nateing victorian homes and shops. the fun kicks off at 3:00 with pony rides, jugglers and, of course, san taupe sh -- santa himself. check out this lego display in san leandro. the creator has been busy building the lego brick show
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winter wonderland. it debuts saturday. it's open weekends through the new year. ♪ >> sunday marks the 73rd anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. the events are planned all around the bay area including at the u.s.s. hornet in alameda. their ceremony will start at 11:00 a.m. on sunday. also happen, mt. diablo's diablo beacon lighting ceremony. lit for one night every year to honor those who served. but don't head up to the mountaintop. because of weather, it's being held at the cal state east pay concord campus. if you are not watching sunday's 9ers/raiders game how about a free game at the museum? there's free admission to everybody. in addition to their regular exhibits, right now, they have a special winter wonderland. >> indoor snow flurry, live
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reindeer and a snowman theater with live stage programming. >> if you are a bank of america cardholder erk the museum deals are even dash, the deals are better with free admission to a lot of bay area spots including the chabot science sent, the museum of art. just bring your b ofard card and an i.d. >> thank you so much for giving us that. >> my pleasure. traffic from sal. >> a little bit of a crash rornted in hayward. a little bit slow in oakland. it's moderate at the bay bridge toll plaza. here's steve. we'll have a rainy afternoon and evening. next system sunday into monday. that's our report for this morning. we thank you for making ktvu your choice for news.
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>> be sure to watch the news at noon for more on the latest on the storm that's moving in. we'll continue to follow that story all day and online. ktvu.com and tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. thank you for joining us. have a great weekend.
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