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. it's a soggy start to your saturday. i'm tracking the rain and how long it will last coming up. >> and more damage and destruction to businesses in downtown oakland, the message protestors were trying to send at this time and the impact it had on late night drivers. >> the unique flight being offered today for dozens of bay area children battling a number of illnesses, mornings on two starts right now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning to you, welcome to mornings on 2. it is
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saturday december 6th. >> i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mike me back. >> this is the rain gauge in the last 24 hours. >> do you have a rain gauge at your house? >> i do. and mine has collected quite abet as well. >> you have competition. >> it's raining a lot and it woke me up. >> it was heavy overnight. it is still falling this morning. it won't last the entire day. we're having dry weather as we get into the afternoon. let's look at storm tracker too. we'll look at where the showers are falling. let's start in the south bay. overin the santa cruz mountains as well. you can see a few scattered showers stretching into the south bay a few light showers in your neighborhood, areas like freemont and union city, this will continue through the early-morning hours. we have fog out there as well. visibility is down to a quarter
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mile in some areas. take it easy if you have an early morning drive. over in the east bay hills. we have it falling overhead for you. we're mainly dry, areas like santa rosa, we're reporting pretty good fog this morning. 51 in napa, 56 in redwood city, 54 for novato. 65 for livermore, low 60s in oakland. when i come back i'll show you the timeline of this system, when i expect it to clear out when the next round will move in and your weekend numbers coming up. all right new this morning. the weather is causing some problems in parts of the bay area. check this out. this is a large tree that fell on petaluma point raise road on highway 101. this happened at 12:30 this morning. the tree fell on power lines and is blocking that road. in mill valley a tree fell on
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cascade way and that knocked out power. pg&e says it's expected to be restored earlier this morning. the rain overflowed in novato. that caused flooding there. flooding caused classrooms to close. an inch of rain went into those classrooms earlier in this week. coast school is a brand-new campus designed not to flood. >> we'll be here with pumps and sandbags and we pretty closely monitor the tide. >> the rain caused fender benders in the north bay. they're reminding drivers to watch the slick roads. there's been fatalities on highway 101 and highway 24 near oakland. so, chp is responding to those.
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and there's a sigalert for those of you who might be hitting the roads. there are no delays because of the weather but that could change later today. yesterday many travellers had to find another way home because of the airlines cancelled more than 100 arrivals and departures. low clouds forced the airport to reduce the flights that could land there every hour. flights were delayed for almost three hours. >> i'm hoping someone comes up with removal for flights so you can see the extra and when your flight gets cancelled, it takes to you where you want to go. >> the faa recommends you check with your airline about potential flight delays. the ski resort was waiting for 3 feet of fresh power, they delayed their opening for several weeks because of the lack of snow, kirkwood is
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opening today. they've seen five inches of new powder in 48 hours. the first run will open at 9:00 this morning. the recent storms have offered north star and heavenly to open up their lifts. hundreds of people are taking advantage of the slopes. last year the snowstorm didn't come until later in the season. while we've not received too much snow this season, snowboarders and skiers say the condition is good. >> it's better coverage than last season and the snow quality is great. i'm impressed with the conditions considering how little snow we got. >> if you're planning on heading up to the sierra to enjoy that snow, make sure you carry chains, snow is expected to fall for several days throughout the week. businesses in downtown oakland are cleaning up damage after a third straight night of protests of the killings from
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ferguson, missouri and new york city. last week's demonstration began with a rally of 300 protestors marching down broadway. some splintered off and forced two intersections at 880 to be shut down for about a half- hour. >> we're keeping our mind focused on the bigger picture for justice what we're out here for eric garner and the people who are victims of police violence. they've moved it around and gave officers a chance to handle the protests. while we've not received specific numbers, we're told that several demonstrators have been arrested. there was a protest in san francisco, 50 people demonstrated at union square, one shot video of this walk nothing the bart station. there are rallies this afternoon and in berkeley tonight.
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they're expressing their anger by trying to slow down the economy. >> slow it down, slow it down. dozens of people staged a die in in midtown manhattan and prevented the store from selling goods. and they shut down an apple store. an african-american who died after a police choke hold said the time will be a -- the holiday season will be a time of mourning. >> my christmas gives are my birthday gifts. i'm not going to joke about that again. it won't be the same. >> 200 people have been arrested in new york during those protests, among those being taken into custody were three rabbis and the head of the new york city's union. an extra set of eyes will be for the officers and the
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public. 15 uniformed officers will begin wearing those devices as part of a test program. that program is set to roll out for the rest of the department starting next month. the cameras were purchased through an $85,000 grant. a plan to bring police cameras to san jose, the plan was to be moving forward, but it was delayed after chris moore retired last year. the police union and the department still have to work out how footage recorded by the cameras can be used, department and union officials say there's no clear timetable for when the first san jose officers will be equipped with those cameras. it was a special send off for a young football team from richmond. they're on their way to the national championships in florida. this is the first time they've ever been on an air plane for most of them. the boys boarded the plane for a trip of a lifetime.
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>> dominate. >> okay. >> dominate. >> okay. inside sfo the cadets wait to board the flight for the american youth championships, a chance to express team spirit which is already had. they're wearing hoodies that were made for this trip. >> how many have you not been on a plane before. it's the first time, are you all ready. >> these youngsters ages 8 to 11. >> what was the reaction had you found out you were going to any? >> all right. >> i feel kind of nervous, but it feels good at the same time. >> it feels good. this 11-year-old tells me to be away from richmond where two friends his own age were shot and killed at a corner store, wrong place at the wrong time. >> too many people are getting murdered and i don't want to
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end up like my friends. >> a chance they can overcome the odds. the anxious mothers are waiting to see them off, a journey they couldn't afford but now made possible from ktvu viewers donation. >> they probably won't be able to step out of richmond. >> i want them to know there are better things out there. >> 1, 2, 3. >> a chance encounter with cal women's basket team traveling for their sports. mutual admiration for the boys to see hard work, can be to college and much more. but, for flour now their focus is on the national tournament. >> thank you. >> i'm going to go with my team and have fun and win the big trophy. >> i hope they win that big trophy. the team is going to play on sunday, ktvu will be there and we'll show you what happens. >> let's hope for the big win.
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>> the holiday train is making the return this weekend. the train is decorated with 70,000 lights and will stop at nine stations between san francisco and santa clara, santa mrs. claus and their friends will be at each station, the salvation army will be there to collect toy donation force bay area children. >> we want everybody to come out and see the train and bring a toy. >> the train begins its journey in san francisco at 4:00, both today and tomorrow. >> dozens of children with critical illnesses will take a san francisco night across the bay area today. they host the annual event for children, undergoing the children's hospital and not only do volunteers deck out the departure gate and they transfer into the arrival gate and into the north pole. and that begins at 8:00. controversy in the east bay
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over an inflatable snowman, coming up at 7:30, city leaders say it's too much holiday cheer. >> we're at 6 flags discovery kingdom in vallejo and they're getting ready for their holiday celebration. and we'll have an overview of some of the animals that park goers can have a look at. it will be a mainly dry afternoon. i'll detail the pattern for your bay area weekend coming up.
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. you are not going to find any red nosed reindeer at the oakland zoo, but you'll see different colors, zoo lights was closed last night because of the weather. but, the holiday display is a go today. it features hundreds of thousands of l.e.d.
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lights, there is a candy cane lane and a light show the officials say that will blow your ba hum bugs away. people are going to come to the zoo and it will happen at 6:00 a.m. another popular animal park is celebrating with special attractions. we are live at six flags. hey ali. >> they have the holiday in the park celebrationings going on right now. you can see they have lights behind me and the big draw for a lot of people and, obviously, what we're showing enthuse morning is the animals. park goers will get up close and personal with valerie analyze. liz is an asian elephant. she has the short ears and she
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just celebrated her golden birthday, she turned 50 years old. and this is valerie with these beautiful gusts here. this is one of the animal trainers and park ambassadors right here. >> african animals are highly endangered. 96 are killed every day for these tusks right here. you can take your holiday photo with the elephants. how cool is that? >> 3:00 is when you guys opened this weekend. the whole novelty of this is it's an evening holiday event. >> we have millions of lights, holiday themed shows, holiday themed food and a great time for our family and roller coasters too. >> this is a treat for these. they eat mainly hay. but, they love food. you don't have to peel this.
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you can put it out there and she'll take it right from you. >> okay. valerie, here you go. >> it's amazing how dexterous their trunks are. you were telling me how many muscles and ligaments are there had in there. >> 40,000 ligaments and muscles in that trunk. it can pick up a dime from a flat surface. you can see this right here. they have fingers that hold things. >> they can pick up a dime off the floor? >> exactly. it's very, very dexterous. she has two muscles right there. kind of like we do. >> we don't want to leave out liz there. >> she's 50 years old. she had she's a foody. >> all right. liz you like your produce. >> no peeling necessary. >> eats the peels and all. holiday in the park goes on every weekend. >> starting the 19th. we'll be open daily with the
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exclusion of christmas eve and day. >> you can check out their holiday in the park celebration. we're going to be out here all morning and when we come back in a half-hour, you're going to see what these ladies do with these christmas trees. that's coming up. mike and claudine, back to you. >> thanks so much. they're so cute. >> liz and valerie. >> valerie got more bananas. >> i didn't know they eat bananas. >> it looked like they were enjoying them a lot. it wasn't raining. >> true, it's nice and dry. >> so, going to vallejo that would be a fun place to go. hopefully it will be dry. it wasn't drying when we were sleeping last night. >> coming in this morning, i needed my umbrella coming into the building. outside of our doors we have soggy weather out there, but the rain is beginning to taper off giving you a look into san francisco. we're joined by fog as well. it's very thick over parts of the north bay valley where we
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have a quarter mile visibility areas. take a look at the rainfall. we're picking up two inches of additional rain. we have a quarter of an inch in areas of san francisco, san jose, and a few 100ths and a half-inch in san jose. back to the radar where you can see here. mostly cloudy skies but beginning to see that rain move into the central valley and off to the sierra. by the way, this is a warmer storm. the sierra doesn't have an advisory if you're planning to head up that way. it's really 8,000 feet. we have light rain continuing to fall over the santa cruz mountains. scott's valley you may have light rain and drizzle outside this door. as we get into freemont, 68 0. it will continue. the gray skies and moisture
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overhead, i suspect we have drizzle in areas that are not being picked up by the radar. the fog here in napa and santa rosa, it's the early morning drive, it could be slick and foggy. we'll continue to drive out in the afternoon. here we are at lunchtime. partly cloudy skies in the forecast today. i want to take you to sunday, we pick it up tomorrow morning. we'll have fog tomorrow morning and we're dry the entire day. sunday night the next round of rain is coming inment for the most part your weekend is going to be a dry one. 55 in novato, 56 in redwood city right now. for the afternoon low to mid- 60s in the forecast, 67 in san raphael and san jose 66, 66 for santa cruz. with your bay area always in view, morning showers followed by dry conditions, sunday mainly dry, showers moving in
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late. we'll have a chance on monday and on tuesday we're dry and a bigger storm moves in on wednesday. back to you guys. ugly american sweaters are back in style. many companies are expecting to sell hundreds of thousands of sweaters this year bringing in millions of dollars. i know you love that one right there. >> we're good. >> the department stores including macy's target and wal- mart have created a section of ugly sweaters in their stores. next week we have national ugly sweater day. >> i'm going to an ugly sweater party next week. i didn't realize there was an ugly sweater day. >> the 49ers and the raiders are showing off their new look there. it looks like they have a couple of candy canes there and christmas trees on the left.
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and the fact if they're playing there it would be funny if the entire coliseum is decade out in ugly sweaters. >> baseball teams are getting involved there. they're going with the orange sleeves there and the black collar. >> those look 70ish. >> you know what to get mike for christmas. >> can't leave out the best team in the west right now, the golden state warriors are looking sharp in the ugly sweaters. the sharks, you got the trees, the square pattern. we would love to see you -- your ugly christmas sweater. send it to us or join in the conversation on ktvu our facebook page. >> remember last year when mike mentioned the relative that had ugly sweaters. >> i said my mother-in-law's ugly sweater. i said she has an ugly sweater.
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>> i can't believe you were brave enough to call her out again. >> she looks fantastic in that sweater, by the way. >> check out these pictures. these are pictures sent in to us by our viewers. kendra, that's her and her family with santa claus and their sweaters. >> you're looking -- >> send pictures in because people have lots of good pictures. >> raising money, one brick at a time. the unique lego disemployee in one east bay city that will send bay area schoolchildren on a trip of a lifetime.
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i've been babysitting these kids for years. there's like eight of them - eight? maybe three. i don't know whatever. it's like really hard to keep track of them. it's a pretty big house. anyway, that's why i really love this nest protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm. it tells you which room the smoke is in and tells you when things are getting bad. heads up - there's smoke upstairs. 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. . after a long dry spell, the water falls are flowing once again at yosemite national park. the falls went dry in early summer because of the drought. a hayward man is raising money for a bay area school.
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he's been creating a winter wonderland out of nothing, but lego pieces. the display is at the academy in san leandro. it will pay for a trip to washington, d.c. for the 7th and 8th grade students. he did this for many years and he hopes that it will inspire kids to be creative. >> i enjoy it. it's the purpose to give joy to people. >> he doesn't know how many legos go into that exhibit, but he's been collecting them for years. in addition to his creations there is going to be a large play area with legos so children can come and build their own lego world. it's open every weekend through january 4th. it's open in san leandro.
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>> the patience, and he enjoys it and it's for a great cause too. >> you like to build no matter what age you are. it's fun. >> you can expect the riding of bart, the crews are focusing on, and it's connected to the new airport service. the showers are beginning to wind down and we'll be mainly dry, even partly cloudy for the afternoon. we'll take a look at the radar and we'll look at what you can expect for the second half of your day coming up.
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. all right. time now, just about 7:30, let's get you updated on some of the top stories we're following for you, a wine store is cleaning up the damage after it was vandalized during police protests, they vandalized the windows on the shop of 14th. 880 blocking traffic in both directions for about 30 minutes. a protester in san francisco took this video of a demonstration from union square. they protested the decisions by two different grand juries. one was when they decided not to indict two police officers.
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a tree fell in mill valley when it knocked out power to of 3 customers. there was a lot of wind and rain. welcome to mornings on 2, i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. let's get you to rosemary. the weather is changing. it's tapering off. it's a good time to be indoors sipping hot coffee or hot cocoa or hot tea. it will be a great day to be outdoors later on this afternoon and putting out the outdoor lights. it will be slick and soggy at least on the roadways. but, again from the above, the rainfall is beginning to move out of the area. you can see in the central valley we have rain moving through there. the snow levels are high 8,000 feet. let's slide into the santa cruz mountains where we see rainfall along here. you may have light scattered showers in your area. it's working towards highway
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85, we'll shift to the central bay where we're mainly dry at this point. with these clouds overhead i expect to have drizzle out there this morning. the second half of the day the clouds will part and we'll have sunshine for the afternoon and fog reported in areas and visibility could be down a quarter of a mile and be on your guard, especially on those roadways. here we go through 7:00, 8, 9, 10 a few scattered showers continuing and lunchtime we're breaking away to partly cloudy skies and we're dry for the afternoon. temperatures 57 degrees in wal- mart creek, 51 for napa and mountain view. you're checking at low to upper 50s for the forecast, in the afternoon with partly cloudy skies. we're dry for the weekend, but i do have the next round of rain already to show you. i'll have that in the extended forecast coming up. well, bart is wanting riders to expect minor delays this weekend because of work-
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related to the new connector to the airport. it connected the coliseum station with the airport. now, bart says it needs to work on a stretch of track south of the coliseum. they're traveling to the coliseum in san leandro. it's scheduling the work for friday, saturday, and sunday nights, now, through february. they're searching for a hit- and-run driver who killed a 78- year-old man. it happened thursday night at 11:30 at skyline drive and west bridge avenue at that intersection. a pickup truck struck him. it was the older brother's caretaker and he was hit when he will took his usual two mile walk to his brother's house. >> he would come over here and do everything to help us out before he helped himself out. i mean he was just a joyful guy. >> the family said he made his
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living cleaning office buildings and donated much of what he had to charity. if anyone knows anything about the collision, give them a call. he's going to seek the immediate dismissal and pension benefits for two officers found guilty of corruption. a federal court jury found him guilty, the case stems from videos in 2017 where complained clothes officers raided rooms at hotel. they are accused of stealing money and property from people. this happened in the backyard of a new york drug dealer. >> there shouldn't be any room for a dishonest cop in the police department. sentencing is set for february and march. they could face five to 8 years
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in prison. a principal in the central valley who was slashed in the face with a box cutter. two men went to the elementary school on thursday and for some reason attacked the 37-year-old principal. although this was heavy police security at the school yesterday, a third of the students did not show up for class. police have been looking at school surveillance videos but have been unable to identify the two men. >> i don't like what happened. he was a great person, he didn't deserve for this to happen. >> you traumatized a bunch of kids in our town. you better watch out because mamas are watching. he had a 4-inch long cut to his cheek. san jose is taking steps to watch and they're allocating
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$500,000 to combat the crime. and they're putting let. >> they'll pull new money and they'll come back and they'll steal again. >> the lid will slow things down. >> it's tripled its staff to deal specifically with theft repair. the water bills for people in alameda and contra costa counties is going up. east bay mud is considering raising rates to buy an emergency supply because of the draft, they're recommending a 14% hike which comes out to $4.83 increase for the household. the surcharge would cover the cost of pumping water from the sacramento river. forecasters in the philippines have said that the
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typhoon hagupit is coming and is packing winds of 100 miles per hour. it's made landfall and it's in a region that is recovering from the typhoon from last year. they may not be able to handle the 650,000 people who are fleeing to safety. new this morning two hostages including an american were killed in the arab country of yemen. president obama ordered us command dose to try to free him. militants threatened to kill him this year. but, he was executed along with a south african hostage during the attempt. chuck hagel arrived in afghanistan today. he's going to meet with
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afterbegan leaders and there were compelling reasons why his life was in danger. a few hours ago we received a statement from the white house that said we remember look and his family as well as the -- luke and his family as well as those being held captive overseas, we remain determined to do our utmost to bring them home and to hold those who have done them harm accountable. the vaccine for this year's flu season is not effective. it does not protect well from the dominant strain of the flu. it causes more deaths and hospitalizations especially with the elderly. many doctors are advising patients to go get those flu shots. >> i believe if there isn't a great match for the strain of the disease right now, it may be effective. it may be effective against the other restaurants in the
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vaccine. this year's flu season could be especially severe. a helping hand will be lent this morning for families in need. they're going to form a assembly line at the harvest bank and food will be distributed to families. this is the 19th and you'll applied materials helping hands day which communities give back to local communities. they will give out 200,000 meals. they'll give food donations by testing biking skills. they'll hall the groceries to -- they'll haul the groceries. and whoever raises the most money and who halls the food the fastest. 11,000 pounds of food and raised more than $14,000.
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it includes commuters, bike messengers and amateur athletes. the giant frosty the snowman is gaining popularity in pleasanton. pardon the jolly snowman, he does not live up to city code. ktvu has more on the effort it took to keep frosty inflated this holiday season. >> there's frosty. >> flat as a pancake, not a healthy look for a snowman real or inflated. >> inflatables are not allowed. >> it's a chilly message given by an officer earlier this week to this christmas tree lot along stanley boulevard. >> i thought it would be fine to use frosty since we've been using him, now, for 25 plus years. >> up until this season, johnny moore operated his lot at the fair ground which is owned by the county not the city of
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pleasanton. >> i was issued a fine. >> to the tune of $100. and possibly more for continued use of the corn cob pipe and a button nose. it roused the holiday spirit in many. >> who is the grinch here? come on pleasanton, wake up. this is unbelievable. >> she handed out cheerful signs. >> thank you for your support. and shared her thoughts on frost gate. >> i think we should be saving our money in pleasanton to do other things. >> a collective sentiment who signed a change.org position in 24 hours. >> having grown up in pleasanton, i appreciate city ordinances to keep buildings low, it's for a month. >> in a place we get more sunshine than snow, it was needed to feel festive.
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>> i think he puts a smile on people's face more than anything else. >> thanks for that frost gate report. well, it is back. the time is 7:41, if you're joining us, a popular disney movie is about to come to life. you can meet the "frozen" characters right here in california. isolated showers are falling in the bay area. we'll check on the current conditions and the drier pattern coming in for the second half of the day. i'll detail that coming up.
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. well, you don't have to track all the way to the north pole to have a winter
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wonderland. >> ali is at the six flags annual holiday park celebration. >> reporter: we're here for the holiday park celebration. everything has a holiday theme to it. they have a 65-foot christmas tea and they line up for the crowds every night. valerie right here is a 32-year- old african elephant. and this is liz who is 50 years old. lee is an animal trainer here. what you can tell us about her? >> she is a african elephant, she has large areas and this one has smaller ears shaped like india. that's how you can tell. >> why in the a christmas tree? these guys like to play with them, they enable on them.
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they're a great way to repurpose christmas trees. it's fun for them. >> is it good and creative for them. >> it's enrichment. anything you can do for an animal's life is good for them. >> needles are anything everywhere. they're punching on them. i want it point out how amazing their trunks are? >> they can pick up a huge amount of weight and they can pick up a dame or a penny from a flat surface. >> people who come here early, the animals go to bed at dark, they can see valerie analyze. >> they can check out valerie analyze and they can have a holiday photo with them. how amazing is that? >> that's great. it goes on every evening from saturdays into sundays and until christmas and through january 4th. they'll be open every night.
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>> thank you ali. the happiest place on earth is ready for the holidays. disneyland is decade out with garland wreaths and thousands of holiday lights, and sleeping beauty's castle has lights and it looks like an ice castle at night. it's decorated with special elements. transforming the park takes all year. >> we start in february, and we have a team of ten people, and the installation in the resort is a three-week process. >> they last until january 6th. >> hello. >> next month, several new attractions based on the movie "frozen" are coming to
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disneyland resorts. the attractions include a musical show, a meet and greet with elsa and anna and orloff and disney will have a sneak peek of the attractions on december 20th. >> it sounds fun. >> i love disney. i think that will be a popular attraction. anything "frozen." >> i had a good friend of mine who got back from disneyland from thanksgiving. they had a blast. >> when you go to disneyland it's hot dogs and burgers. >> you go the to do it, he said it was beautiful down there. >> awesome. i've been there once during the holidays and it was great. >> me too. well, you know what, it was pretty cold last night. >> wet. >> it was pounding wet. i had two inches yesterday. >> you're right. some of the hills and the north
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bay. i slept like a baby, others not so far. >> it wasn't everywhere. >> not everywhere. >> is it gone for a little bit? >> we're drying out. and we'll be dry for most of the weekend. i'll detail that. let's talk about it. let's get to the radar. i'll show you before i go to the radar. let me show you the the rainfall totals. over part of the north bay a healthy dose there. take a look at san rafael, almost an inch, 4/10ths an inch and a half there. an inch and 4/10ths. santa rosa a little bit more than that. anywhere from 2/10ths to quarter inch. a few 100ths reported here. the santa cruz mountains picked up a bit. now, on to the radar, again we're seeing a lit bit of light drizzle out there. the clouds are slowly trying to break up a little bit. we're seeing a few gross of
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that sunshine, we have santa cruz scattered in showers, in parts of the south bay, we'll shift in the areas of the south bay, the roads are very damp, very slick, from san jose to morgan hill. for central bay, it's not falling from the sky. again i expect a little drizzle out there, still in addition to fog, in addition to the south bay, i'm reporting good fog this morning and you'll find it spread throughout the bay area. we have high elevation snow, no advisories in the sierra this morning. a windows get into the second half of the da what claudine and i were talking about, we have dry conditions in store for the saturday afternoon, we continue with the dry weather and then late sunday night, the next system rolls in. in a nutshell, it will be dry for the second half of the saturday and all the way into the evening, and this may be ice skating and 59 degrees
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route now, low 60s sfo, and temperatures relatively mild and it's gray and soggy, it will feel cool, 63 for the afternoon, 65 in freemont, 63 in vallejo and napa partly cloudy skies i expect for the second half of the day. morgan hill you're checking in at 67 and as we get to the extended forecast here the bay area in view, morning showers left dry for the afternoon, we're dry most of sunday, i'm going to say all of our daylight hours will be dry. as we get into sunday night, the next round moves in. monday morning will be a wet one, we'll leave a chance of scattered showers there, as we get into wednesday, a stronger storm moving in and it could linger into thursday, all good news. back to claudine and mike. >> thank you rosemary. we're searching the bay area who is decade out for the holidays. we've asked our viewers to
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share videos and photos with us. >> our entry is shane love a serpent holding a candy cane in her mouth. >> this is rudy and this is at the dismay in alameda called we are hair. it was elaborate and cool, it was part of a halloween display and transformed for the holidays. look at that. >> it's a salon you have to beautify the serpent. it's made out of recycled cardboard and paper. >> if you are decked out for the holidays, tweet us and use the hashtag to deck the halls. >> we'll send crews out to check out the top displays. viewers will get to vote on their favorites. we're going to reveal who wins
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the title and bragging rights of having the bay area's best holiday display. >> a lot of fun. we had a lot of music cranked up. you can decorate over the holidays as you watch us on mornings on two coming up on the 8:00 hour. tips to keep you and your family safe and a great way to save cash. >> this is a special meeting, and the unique story that touched many people's lives. ♪
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♪ ♪ . work is set to resume on monday. crews are moving 42,000 tons of sand from the north end of the we have to the south end. it's pushed up the sand along the peach, as it builds up it can bury wildlife habitat and cover steps to the beach.
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a sinkhole that opened up last week is not expected to be repaired until tuesday. it's in the city's richmond district. they went on to see if they can handle the run off from the next store. that road gave way during the heavy rain. it was caused by a broken storm drain line. they need to repair damaged water and storm lines. mario, he goes all the way to the line. touchdown. those dogs did not disappoint. it was the first time the they made on the feet field. the ducks they steam rolled the arizona wild cats, without a bay area in the game there was not concern that people would show up, but duck fans were out this in force. >> i'm here for the cal game
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and this blows the cal game away. so many ducks fans. this might have been a home game. >> 6,218. they'll wait until tomorrow to find out which one they'll play for the final 4 playoff for the national title. a very special meeting as the team suited up this 7-year- old is battling lieu deem i can't. despite living in colorado he's a huge raiders fan. his wish was to meet his favorite player. he not only did he get to do that he met the entire team. he broke down the huddle after he watched the practice. >> i love that story. if you're living in colorado and you're not in colorado and you're a raiders fan, he's very
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brave and especially being out there to see them. a special send off for a bay area youth football team. the challenges they face to play in a major championship game. >> and yes, snow is continuing to fall in the sierra. we'll tell you just how many feet have fallen in the past week and the resort getting ready to open its slopes for the first time today. scattered showers outside our door this morning. it's slowly exiting the area. we'll be left with dry conditions this afternoon. we'll take a look at the radar. outline for what you can expect for the second half of your saturday. saturday. that's coming up. more wi-fi in more places. a movie library you can take wherever you go. internet speeds that have gotten faster 13 times in 12 years.
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. the showers are still falling, for how long, coming up. >> more damage and destruction, two businesses, the message protestors are trying to send this time and the impact they had on late night drivers. the holiday display in the south end, it's going to take you on the ride to santa and his helpers. mornings on 2 continues. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome to mornings on 2.
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it's saturday december 6th. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mike mibach. a lot of rain depending on where you live. it's a little dry looking outside compared to a few hours ago? >> right. a little soggy and drizzle, scattered showers are falling offer the parts of the bay area. this is moving east, up over the sierra and the central valley. if you're traveling to tahoe for the weekend, no advisories on those roadways along highway 80 and the radar is spending, you can see it's not working too hard, we have fog offer parts of the north bay. it's santa rosa and availability. be careful there. through the central bay, mostly cloudy skies, i imagine drizzle falling from the moist conditions out there. we have to get into the santa cruz mountains seeing green on the screen. san jose, 101 it's a wet one.
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san jose stretching down into the morgan hill. it's falling and into the santa cruz mountains, we've got light rain falling as well. for the second half of the day we'll remain dry, temperatures will be mild at least relatively speaking, right now 58 degrees in concord, low 60s at sfo and for the afternoon, low 60s at the coast along the peninsula, mid-60s, expected concord and # 5 in and the i don't like. as you get out for the second half, i think most of the sunday will be coming in. i'm going to detail that with the futurecast model coming up. new this morning, thanks rosemary. >> the weather is causing problems in parts of the bay area. this all happened at petaluma point raised road. this is on highway 1. this
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happened early this morning. it fell on cascade way and mol ina avenue. the power is expected to be restored in the next 30 minutes. there are problems on the roads this morning a fatal accident shut down the connector between 180 and 101. that should be opening very soon. problems are in the north bay. drains were overflowing in the mobile home park in novato. fans were brought in to dry out nodded classrooms. that's inch of water rushed in after it was in earlier this week. there's a brand-new campus that was designed not to flight. >> we'll be here with pumps and sandbags and we pretty closely monitored the tide. the rain caused a few fenderpersons benders in the north bay. the chp is reminding to show it down. the roads are slick. from the roads to the air, there are no delays this
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morning, but that could change later today. yesterday many travellers did have to fine another way, pause the air lines cancelled the arrivals and departures. they reduced the number of flights that could land every hour and flights were delayed for throw hours. it's the snow that the resorts have be waiting for. snow fell and there was a lack of snow, kirkwood has announced it's opening today. the resort has seen five inches of new powder. the first run will open at 9:00 this morning. north star and heavenly have opened more of its lifts. hundreds of ski and snowboarders have been happy with the snow. while we've not received too much snow this fall. folks in the mountains say the conditions are good. >> it's better coverage than it
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was last season. the snow quality is great. i'm impressed with the conditions considering how little snow we got. >> and if you're planning on heading up to the sierra to enjoy the snow make sure you carry those chains, snow is expected to fall several days throughout next week. this morning businesses in downtown oakland are cleaning up after damage caused by a third straight night against the police killings in new york and ferguson, missouri. despite a heavy police presence in downtown oakland, some demonstrators smashed windows that you can see there. this is at a building. the demonstration began with a rally of 300 protestors and interstate 880 were shut down about a half an hour. that happened before 9 p.m. it's showing us, we're people who are keeping the focus on justice, we're out here for eric garner and all the people victims of police violence, you
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know. the chp and oakland police say they've moved shifts around and given more time to officers to handle the protests. we are being told that several demonstrators were arrested. there was also a protest in san francisco about 50 people were demonstrating at union square last night. one of them shot this video of the group marching into the bart station on union street. there are more planned in the district and in berkeley tonight. others are expressing their anger by trying to slow down the economy: dozens of people staged a die in. they laid on the floor and prevented the department store from selling merchandise. and they briefly shut down an apple store. the daughter of eric garner, the man who died from a police
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choke hold says it will be always a time of mourning. >> i'll never laugh or joke about my birthday being just before christmas. we'll never joke about it again. it's in the going to be the same. >> more than 200 people have been arrested in new york during this week's protest he is. among those taken into custody were three rabbis and the head of the teacher's union. >> it's a battle in the bay since the city of oakland. expert security is planned for the man, due to the violent outbreaks. during that game, a man was beaten unconscious in the bathroom two people were beaten in the parking lot. there will be a substantial increased from uniformed officers from the oakland police department and alameda officers, staff will also be at the game as well. >> all right. your time now is 807, and we
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want to talk about another story now, this football team from richmond. they're on their way to the national championships in florida and a rolely special trip for them, for a lot of them, at that the first time they've ever been on a plane. amber lee was with them and shows us as they boarded that plane for a trip of a lifetime. >> dominate. >> okay. >> dominate. >> okay. inside the sfo the cadets wait to board the flight to orlando for the championships, they have team spirit and it's already high. two dozen boys wearing new hoodies made for this special trip. >> how many have you been on a plane before? it's the first time. this is a first time for children aged 8 to 11.
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>> had was the first time, what do you feel about the first time flying. >> i'm kind of nervous, but feels good at the same time. >> to be away from richmond, two friends his own age were shot and killed at a corner store, wrong place wrong time? >> too many people are getting murdered and i don't want to end up like my friend. >> a chance to see if they can overcome the odds. their anxious mothers trying to see them off, an opportunity they couldn't afford but now made possible through donations. >> this is a chance of a lifetime for some of our boys. they won't step out of richmond. >> wayant to see them that there are better things out there, there's something more. >> chance encounter with pals
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women's basketball team, also, they can see hard work can lead to college and much more. for now, their focus is on the national tournament. >> thank you. >> i just want to go with my team and have fun and win the big trophy. >> crossing the fingers for the big trophy. amber didn't just go on the plane and she's going to that game. she'll bring us that story and show us what happened. >> hopefully a victory will happen there. caltrain is making the trip this weekend, it's making decorations and it will have several stops. santa mrs. claus will be at each station. the salvation army will be there to collect donations for bay area children. it begins in san francisco at 4 chock both today and sunday. your time is 8:10, a verdict in a corruption case in san francisco coming up at 8:30, two police officers found
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guilty of several charges, the gift cards that was a key piece of evidence in the case. we're at 6 flags discovery kingdom, they're preparing for the celebration and some of the animals are proposing too. we'll introduce you to five- month old bengal tiger cubs coming up. >> we'll be showing you the second half of the afternoon i'll break down your weekend for you coming up.
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. well, six flags is a popular animal park in the bay area. it's celebrating the holidays with special attractions. we sent ali to check it out. i'm getting over those elephants eating the christmas trees and eating the bananas was cute. >> you can tell they enjoyed the bananas, they don't like to eat them. it's a toy for them to play with. >> we have more animals to show you. they're getting ready for the park celebrations and the animals are too. here's a five-month old tiger cub. we have a brother and sister here. >> they're five months old today. >> i see a lot of playing. >> they're like a two-year-old human child. it's all may, rough housing and
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sleep. no inbetween area. >> you were telling me they spend the bulk of their time as predators resting. >> as a predator they don't expend energy they don't have to, they sleep 16 to 18 hours a day. >> they are endangered. >> there are probably less than 3500 left in the wild. by bringing them up close to people people can experience how majestic they are and they can help them in the wild. >> as part of your celebration, you can have a snow hill and these guys got to check it out. >> we blow over 40,000 pounds of ice under that hill for operation. if you've never seen or heard of snow, they touched it with their feet and weren't quite sure. it was fun. >> first time experience for
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these first five-month old bengal tigers. we've been moving around a bit here because they're moving around and it's not like the elephants where you can go and pet them. >> at five months old they weigh 07 pounds already and they have a pretty good bite. >> we will keep our distance. they're beautiful to look at. >> the celebration goes on every weekend between now, and christmas and the week leading up to christmas they'll be open every night from christmas eve and through january 4th. >> are you nervous being next to those tiger cubs. how are you feeling right now? >> i was nervous for my photographer. he's got the camera obscuring his field of view. he's dodging one of the cubs right now. he can't see, i've got your back jacob. >> he's playing with a ball
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right now. he's happy. the other one, maybe bottle feeding. >> they're very cute. >> on a more serious note rosemary we're going to talk about weather. driving in i saw one traffic break that i saw one who spun out and hit the center peedium. it was treacherous this morning out there. >> certainly in parts. some area, fog has moved out. take it easy, if you have an early morning drive, be on your guard a little bit. the rain is tapering off, but the roads are still slick, giving you a look into a gloomy oakland this morning. we have partly sunny on the way. ali is soaking up the sun. doesn't it feel good when you have the sun on you like that. i put a six hour time lapse on this. it's going to go back six hours. it's going to show that wall
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you slept. i get the beneficial rain, it moves through while we sleep. we wake up and dry out. we'll slide into the south bay where we have scattered showers being reported, maybe a bit of drizzle and light rain. we have it stretching to campbell and san jose. highway 101 can be a little wet if you could be traveling early this morning. i picked up almost two inches of new rain, that is great news, santa cruz capitol, in the light showers this morning. we're mainly dry, i expect drizzle falling in some areas. we're reporting visibility down to a quarter mile. that can be very hazardous if you're going to getting on to the roadway. it's something to be aware of. this is the next system, going to be moving in by sunday evening. so, in a nutshell, we're drying out later this evening. we'll be dry most of saturday
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and sunday, but the next shot at rain comes in on sunday night. here we are saturday morning, high elevation snow, if you're going to the sierra for today. if we get into the afternoon partly cloudy skies and we have mild weather coming our way. i'll have a look at the temperatures coming up. sunday morning we're dry and our daylight hours for sunday, sunset before 5:00 or so, we're into sunday night and there comes the next line of rain. sunday night into monday morning i expect it to begin to move in and especially over the north bay. 57 degrees in walnut creek, san francisco you're 57, mid-50s in novato, and temperatures will not climb a whole lot. livermore you'll go to 65 and santa rosa is expected to top out at 64. the bay area weekend always in view. morning showers, drying out, evening showers coming late sunday night, for the most part our weekend is dry, nice to be
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outdoors, monday we'll have showers in the forecast, we're dry on tuesday and then a wet, perhaps, windy storm. if you haven't done your tree, you put up your lights. >> i got my tree this past week and when i went to the tree lot, all of the trees were blown over. i had to go. >> how did you do. >> i had to lift them up and so, it's a nice tree. >> it is nice? >> it's not the best we had, but it's got a story now behind it. thanks rosemary. decorate fog are the holidays, tips to keep you and your family safe while also saving some extra cash.
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. a hayward man is raising money for a bay area school one lego at a time. he's been creating a winter wonderland out of nothing, but lego pieces. proceeds from the admission fee will help pay for a trip to washington, d.c. for 7th and 8th grade students. he's been doing this for many years and hopes it will inspire kids to be creative. >> i enjoy it. it's the purpose, to give joy to people. >> he does not know how many
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lego pieces will go into the exhibit, but he's been collecting them for years and he said the creation will be a large play area with lego pieces for children to come and build their own lego world. the lego winter wonderland exhibit begins at 10:00 a.m. it's on washington avenue in san leandro. if you haven't already, maybe you'll be decorating your house with holiday lights, and we have monica from pg&e to talk about what's safe and is not safe. i like my lights and i put i hot on the outside of the house and our tree. i don't look at the boxes, i have used a lot from previous years, i do not want to spend the money because it adds up. what do you have in front of us here. >> we have a set of regular
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traditional incan descent lights. these are led energy efficient lights. >> i like to go bigger for the holidays. >> these lights will use more energy. if you touch it, they're emitting heat. this he can be a safety hazard and could cause a potential fire. the l.e.d. lights, they'll save you about 75% on your energy bill, they're more energy efficient. there is no heat. they're safer to the touch, they're shock resistant and they won't break. >> are they more expensive than the l.e.d. lights that i use. >> the prices are comparable. in some of the stores you might be able to get discount on the l.e.d. lights. >> tell me these are for outside use. >> no, you can use them indoor and outdoor. when you're putting up your lights, whether it's indoor on your tree or outside the exterior of your home, check
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the box that the lights are appropriate for the location that they're being placed in to avoid any hazard or any sort of fire. >> so, i know monica you have a tree next to you as well. there are specific lights you recommend for folks had they do put lights on those christmas trees? >> well, as i mentioned, you definitely want to go with leds they'll save you money and energy, one of the things we want to be aware of when putting your tree up, you want to keep it away from a heat source. that would be a furnace, a chimney, the heat will dry the tree and it could be susceptible to causing a fire in your home. those are safety tips and tips to save you money. >> we have a full strain of safety tips as well. you would tell them not to. >> i would tell them do it, do it efficiently and insure that you're using exterior or
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interior lights appropriately as well as the cords that you're using to plug in these lights and don't, you know, put too many lights on a cord. read the boxes and follow the instructions on the manufacturer labels as well to stay safe. avoid any fires and save money and energy. >> are your lights up? >> they are up. >> claudine we'll send it back to you. well, cleanup crews called to the star, and we'll talk about the weeks of allegations called against bill cosby. we'll show you disneyland's holiday decorations and the plans on a exhibit which seems to be everyone's favorite movie.
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good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, i'm mike mibach, good morning, i'm claudine wong. rosemary has been working hard to shape up the weekend for us. weather is improving for the second half of the day. some people love the rain. now, is your moment if you love the rain. now, is your moment it's going away at least temporarily. we'll look outside the doors, just a few peaks of sunshine, we're breaking away for partly cloudy skies for the sedged half of the afternoon, and as we dive into the radar -- the second half of the afternoon, and as we dive into the radar, we'll have scattered drizzle, with all the cloud cover still in place it's moist out there. we have pockets of drizzle not picked up by the radar.
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if we slide into the south bay we have green in areas of san jose, we have this from cupertino and into here you can see san jose, it will be a slick ride along those roadways, highway 101, you'll find it, and the san jose area 82, we have the light shower that will continue. for the time being, it looks like you're wet on 82 there as it emergencies with highway 101. it's awfully soggy this morning. by the second half of the afternoon the rain is gone. we're enjoying partly sunny. once the clouds clear out of -- out of the way, we'll have sunshine and i'll have the details for the afternoon in a moment. before i left you go, 59 half moon bay, sfo 69 degrees.
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and livermore you've been stuck at 61 and temperatures will begin to climb in the next hour or two. i'll show you how much rain has fallen in the last 24 hours. i'm already tracking the next storm coming up. bart is warning riders to expect delays because of the work for the coliseum connection to the airport. it needs to work on a stretch of track south of the coliseum. it will create delays from the coliseum to san leandro. it's scheduling the work from friday to saturday to sunday nights, now, through february. it may be going up, the cost, east bay mud is meeting next year to consider raising rates in order to buy an emergency water supply because of the drought. they're recommending a 14% hike which comes out to $4.33 a month. an increase for the average
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household. it will cover the cost of pumping in water from the sacramento river. they're taking steps to cover copper wire in the city. the city is allocating $500,000 to combat the crime. they're installing metal locking lids to keep thieves from coming back. >> we'll go to the place to pull new wire and two weeks the wire is stolen again. now, it's a new metal lid that slows things down. the city is hiring more crews to get ahead of the thieves. it's tripled its staff it deal specifically with theft repair. he'll seek dismissal for pension benefits of two officers found guilty of corruption. these two were found guilty of wire fraud and conspiracy to violent civil rights.
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it showed complained clothes officers raiding rooms at single room occupancy hotels. they stole money and property from people and from the backyard of the new york drug dealer. >> there is no place in any police department for a dishonest cop. >> sentencing is set for february and march. they could face 5 to 8 years in prison. a man slashed in the face with a box cutter is in the hospital this morning. there was a heavy police security presence yesterday a third of the students did not show up for classes. they've been looking at school surveillance videos but they have not been able to identify the two men. >> i don't like what happened.
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he was a great person, he didn't deserve this to happen to him. >> you traumatized children in this town. you better watch out because this mama's watching. a special meeting for parents and students will be held on monday at the school. the centers for disease control says the flu vaccine is not effective this year. it does not protect well from the dominant strain of the flu. it causes deaths and hospitalizations with the elderly. they advise patients it go out and get that flu shot. >> even if there is not a great match, it may be effective and it will be effective against the other strains included in the vaccine. >> federal health officials say this year's flu could be severe this winter. a cloning crew has removed the word rapist from the star's walk of fame, bill cosby.
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the 77-year-old has faced backlash. he received the star in 1977. new this morning, two hostages including an american were killed during a failed rescue attempt in the arab county of yemen. luke somers was a federal journalist held by al qaeda for more than a year. they tried to free him as militants went to kill them this weekend. they executed him along with a south african hostage during that rescue attempt. chuck hagel arrived in afghanistan today and he is going to meet with leaders and military commanders. he talked about the attempt to rescue storms. there were compelling reasons that his life was in imminent danger, but that he and another hostage were killed by a terrorist mission.
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the despair and relatives feel at this time, president obama says, they're beyond words. president obama spoke of a more pleasant issue, about the economy. >> we have industries offering higher wages. all over wages are on the rise. that's good news for millions of hard working americans. >> the job report shows that employers have added 3 million jobs this month. there was hiring across the board in the retail sector. they'll lend a helping hand this evening. 300 will loon up in the applied materials. they'll pack the boxes of food that will be distributed to low income families in santa clara as well as san mateo counties. this is the 19th and you'll applied materials helping hands day where they give back to the
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local communities, last year's food drive gave 200,000 meals. these riders are testing their biking cell. they're testing their superintendent market street sweep. they'll haul the groceries to thed to bank there. our contest for who is the fastest and who brings back the most food and the competitor who raises the most money. riders collected 11,000 pounds of food and raised $14,000. it included bike messengers and amateur athletes. they're ready for the holidays. there's disneyland concluded out with the holiday lights. sleeping beauty's castle has holiday lights, the park includes the christmas tree
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decorated with special ornaments. transforming the park is a process that takes all year. we have a team of 10 people who fabricate christmas all year long and the installation in the resort is about a three- week process. the lights and decorations last through january 6th. >> hello! based on the movie "frozen" attractions are coming to disneyland. it includes a meet and great and a snow play area. they'll have a sneak peek of the attractions on december 20th and i think that will be fun. we were talking earlier about heading down to the holidays last year or a couple of years ago. >> you went? >> we took our daughter to disneyland it was awesome. >> fan of a its a small world,
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is that your favorite ride? >> it's one of my top three. >> what are they. >> the matterhorn and pirates of the caribbean. >> rosemary likes one. >> peter pan. >> that's my favorite. >> it's been 15, 20, 30 years for me. >> i like space mountain, matt horn, i don't know, i like all of them. cars. still to come, how soon officers will start wearing body cameras and when the rest of the department will join them. >> i'm at the 6 flags discovery conditioning come. one of the attractions, we'll check in with the five-year-old bengal tigers we're looking at next. >> we're on the bay bridge toll plaza approach. if you look @ out there right now, it looks good.
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things are cleaning up and good visibility at least in that area of the bay area. still, we're reminding everyone to show down because the roads are still wet.
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my eyes will soon be turning red, crying is not for me -- you can gaze at that all day long. you're looking into san jose. you can see a little sunshine there. a few scattered showers remain in the forecast. what a nice looking shot. i'll have your full forecast coming up. >> a perfect song too, you don't have to track all the way to the north pole if you want to enjoy a winter wonderland. >> ali is joining us from 6 flags for the annual park celebration. what do we have. >> we have more of the bengal tigers to show you. this is the if i have-year-old kismet. the last time we showed you these tigers.
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i noticed she and her brother were pouncing on the photograph. it's not a coincidence, they want to pounce on them. that's a natural behavior that they do. >> the forest workers in india wear a mask on the back of their head so it looks like they're looking at them. you want to ambush your pray. >> one of the things they like to do at this staining of their life they want to play, wrestle annona on things. >> they want too tear it off and things like that, whatever they can do is fun for them. >> this is curious about the snow hill. this is the second time she has been on snow and ice. >> it's been weird for her, it's it's cold on her feet,
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she's being tentative. it's slippery too. she's slipping around on her paws with the eyes there. this is one of the attractions usually you have more snow. >> we would be blowing 45,000 pounds on this before we open at 3:00. >> thank you so much. this is one of the animal trainers here. holiday on the park goes on weekends in december, saturdays and sundays and the week leading up to christmas and they're open through january 4th and they're closed christmas eve and christmas. >> it looks like a blast out there for everyone who heads out. to get closer to tigers. >> have you been that close to a tiger? >> i have not. never turn your back to a tiger. great advice. >> you saw that metal chain that small leash. >> it's a great place to go and touch snow and have fun in
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tahoe. >> if you join us, we sent her to the fair mount hotel because they have that life-sized ginger bread house. you can actually walk through that. >> it has 1500 pounds of icing, 700 pounds of candy. i was there on tuesday myself. i took the family up there and as soon as you walk into the lobby you can just smell it. it was fantastic. it was great. >> we did take pictures. >> you're one of the reasons that the chef has to touch it up all of the time. >> my son may have, it's fantastic and the executive chef, everyone who works on that. >> do they have to touch it up? >> he touches it up every day. they come out in the morning before the early birds arrive. it takes a meant, you can see him putting together. yes rosemary they come out every day and they touch up the candy. >> i wouldn't touch the candy
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because everyone is touching the candy. that's just me. you might also remember while ali was giving us a tour and having a very professionally done ginger bread house with this little kit that we had, i don't know if you can tell which one was ours. >> right. >> you know that tie in, it doesn't look as nice beyond that. >> ours doesn't look as nice? >> well, it looks like it was made with love and care, right? >> a lot of love. >> more like the one you made with kids. >> what happened to the house? >> i don't know. i never had a house. but, the professional one on the left. it bugs me, they never put the snow on the tree. >> someone on my friend was telling me, instead of throwing the sprinkles, well, it wasn't -- it wasn't, we didn't have any professionals and we had chelsea plumber giving us that
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icing. >> wasn't it cake, frosting. >> that icing [ overlapping speakers ] >> i just call her out of that. i'm not going to blame -- i'm going to blame mike, chelsea, but am i part was awesome. >> they use it, it's not hard, it's glue. >> i also blame rosemary who snuck over and stole. >> just two m&ms. >> those are my final m&ms and i needed them. >> i wonder what the percentage of gingerbread house makers every year. >> i never made one myself. >> you don't cook turkeys and don't make ginger bread houses, what do you do? >> i follow weather. >> i know you want to do weather, but we're going to look at one more ginger bread house. >> there it is. >> who is that. >> i thought we were going to
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talk about chef david, who revealed his 19th masterpiece, he calls it castle duben fda rf. >> that was a cute dog. >> we're not going to find it. [ laughter ] >> we'll get back to that. >> let's go to weather. >> let's do graphics before my graphics freeze up. look how much rain that has fallen over the last 24 hours. some areas pick up quite a bit. it's almost two inches and still falling in that area. san jose, not so much, just a few 100ths like san jose and napa, now, we get into the radar, the beans still swinging, not a lot to speak about, we have mostly cloudy skies, we have drizzle falling in some areas was as we get into the second half of the afternoon. this had push out of here and we'll have partly cloudy skies for your afternoon as well.
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i want to check on the south bay, it's moving over the diablo range. we have mostly cloudy but mainly dry conditions in parts of the south bay and pick up just a few sprinkles perhaps over rock and the central part of the bay area, mainly dry as well. we're stuck on the south bay because this is where we had the scattered showers earlier, they've dissipated and moved on. over the santa cruz mountains we have light rain falling here. showers and fog out there, we'll be dry for the afternoon and our next chance for rain will come in, i think sunday night for most of us, we're going to leave in the possibility of a few sprinkles in the afternoon, but most of your weekend is going to be dry. 57 degrees right now in walnut creek, we have 58 in san francisco, mid-50s in novato, and these temperatures are stuck right about here. the entire morning thus far, as we get into the second half of the day with peaks of sunshine, we're going into the 60s, 60
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degrees for pacifica and santa rosa we'll go 64, and 66 for san jose and 6 for morgan hill. how about the extended forecast with your bay area weekend always in view. morning showers will be dry most of sunday and the sun sets about 4:00 or so. as we get into sunday night the scattered showers develop and we'll have them monday morning. tuesday looks dry, but more rain is on the way and the wednesday storm looks to be strong. back to you. >> another wet week on its way. thanks rosemary, appreciate it. a new members of the oakland radars, we'll introduce you to a 7-year-old player who came from colorado to make his special wish come true. an app for your pets. there's the technology that uses facial recognition to keep
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. work is set to resume monday on a major project in an ocean beach in san francisco. they're moving 40,000 tons of sand to the south end. wind strong waves and winter weather have gradually pushed the sand up to the beach. as it builds up it can bury
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wildlife habitat and the stairwells down to the beach. this project is expected to last about five weeks. a new app is using facial recognition technology to help find pets. they checkpoints on the dog's face and they can check lost dogs in a ten points. they have helped match dogs. they will launch a similar app for cats. this year's grammy nominations are announced and taylor swift is shaking her way to the top of the list. shake it off. [ music ] this single shake it off is up for a song and record of the year. swift received a third until nation and the nominee for album of the year, the biggest award of the night was also
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announced. they include beyonce's self titled album girl and x, and the grammies will air this february. you would expect the dutch to feel at home and they did. the ducks felt at home. the ducks did not disappoint in the championship football game. it's the first time it was played on a neutral field. once they got it into gear they same rolled the arizona wild cats, 51-13. there was a little concern that not enough people would show up, but duck fans were out in force. >> i was out for the cal game and this blows the cal game away. i can't believe it. so many duck fans. this might have been a home game. attendants were announced
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at 45618. they'll announce which them they'll play in the mayoff for the national title. a 7-year-old suited up for a special team. >> 1, it, 3. >> going. alex is battling leukemia. he's a huge raiders fan. his wish was to meet his favorite player. and he not only met him, but he met the entire team. he saw the team practice for the game against the 49ers and that game is set for tomorrow at the coliseum. >> all right. 8:58 coming up more protests in the bay airian more businesses damaged. how police officers are responding. >> there will be increased police presence at that coliseum tomorrow after the
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a young group of bay area footballers. >> how exciting for them. >> and it is a foggy start to the day and the showers are still falling. but for how long? that coming. >> and the snow in the sierra. "mornings on 2" continues with the latest in the tahoe. good morning, everyone. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is saturday, december 6th. i am mike mibach. >> and i am claudia wong. thank you for waking up with us. let's start you off on this saturday morning with a quick look at your weather. rosemary, it has been a busy morning for you. >> still falling but beginning to move out of the area. >> yes? >> yes. beneficial rain showers for the next few hours. better news, at least for most, you will be dry today for your outdoor shopping, maybe putting up the holiday lights. take a look at storm tracker 2 with the radar still going.
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a little tough to find any residual rain going on. here in the diablo range, east of san jose, light rain continuing to fall. with all the meteorologist overhead at this hour under mostly cloudy sky, perhaps drizzle falling outside your window, as well in. the second half of the day, a mix of sun and clouds and mostly dry with temperatures in the low to mid to upper 60s for some. 60s in concord, 60 in oakland, 6 # redwood -- 65 in redwood city. santa rosa and napa reporting visibility of down to a quarter mile. be careful if you are outdoors early. 58 in lafayette. 58 in walnut creek. 58 in san ramon. i will outline the afternoon high in a moment. in the extended forecast, already tracking the next possibility of rain moving in late sunday. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary.
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new this morning, the weather system that just blew through is causing problems in parts of the bay area. a large tree fell on highway 1 in morin county at 12:30 this morning. the tree fell on power lines and is blocking the road. in mill valley, pg&e say as tree fell on cascade way and molino avenue that knocked out power to about 63 customers there. there are problems also on the roadways. a fatal accident from 280 to 101 a few hours ago. we are getting word all lanes are back open. the rain caused problems in the north bay. drains were overflowing yesterday near the mobile home park in novato that caused flooding there. and cove school had flooded class rooms. it is a grand new campus that was designed not to flood, so that was a business of a surprise.
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>> we will be here with pumps and sandbags. we pretty closely monitor the tide. >> the rain also caused a few fender-benders in the north bay. chp is reminding drivers to slow down with the wet roadways. and there are no delays at the airport. yesterday, however, airlines canceled more than a 100 arrivals and departures because of low clouds reducing the number of flights that could land. last night flights were delayed for almost three hours. >> when your flight gets canceled it really is a problem. >> the fay recommends you check with your -- faa recommends you check with your airline about potential flight delays. >> and fresh powder are reported in parts of the sierra over the past week after delaying the opening for the
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last several weeks due to the lack of snow. kirkwood announced it is opening today. an hour ago they sent this footage of the latest conditions. it received 5 inches of new powder in just the last 48 hours. the recent storm also allowed north star and heavenly to open more of its lifts. hundreds of skiers and snowboarders have been taking advantage of the slopes. last year really the first major snow storm did not come until months later in the season. >> it is better coverage than last season. the snow quality is greet. i am pretty impressed with the conditions considering how little snow we have gotten. >> and if you are planning on heading up to the sierra to enjoy the new snow, make sure you always carry the chains. the snow is expected to fall several days throughout the next week. this morning businesses in downtown oakland with cleaning up damage after three nights of protestors in ferguson,
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missouri. some demonstrators smashed buildings on the corner of 14th and broadway street. i-880 had to be shut down for half an hour, all before 9:00 p.m. >> we are showing sol dart for the people, keeping -- solidarity for the people, keeping our minds focused on justice and all the people that are victims of police violence. >> the expensive and oakland police have -- checkup and oakland police have moved around officers for protest sites. demonstrators in new york
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city are showing their anger by slowing down the economy. dozens of people staged a die- in manhattan where they laid on the floor and prevented the store from selling merchandise and briefly shut down an apple store. meanwhile, the daughter of eric gardner, the unarmed african- american who died after being held in a police choke hold said the holiday season will now be a time of mourning. >> my birthday is coming up. i will never laugh and joke about my birthday being three days after krill and the christmas gifts are my birthday gifts. it will never be the same. >> more than 200 people have been arrested in new york during this week's protestors. among those taken into custody were three rabbis and the head of the new york teacher's union. rich monday police received 120 body cameras that will serve as an extra set of eyes
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for officers and public. 15 uniformed officers on monday will begin wearing devices as part of a test program. the program is set to roll out for the rest of the department next month. the cameras were purchased through an $85,000 grant. a plan the bring police body cameras to san jose is in limbo. the project appeared to be moving forward two years ago but it was delayed after the chief retired last year. the police union and department, according to news, still have to work out how footage recorded by the cameras can be used. department and union officials say there is no clear timetable when the san jose police officer will be quipped with the cameraels. it is the battle of the bay in oakland, the raiders and 49ers first match up since 2011. extra security is planned for the sold out game due the violence that broke out during the last time the two teams met
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up in 2011. you can see video here of what happened in the stands. two people were also shot in the parking lot. there will be a substantial increase in officers from the oakland police department and the alameda county sheriff's office. extra undercover officers and private security and staff will be at the game, as well. we have been following a youth football team from the east bay on its way to a national championship game in national weather service. thanks to the generosity of ktvu viewers the two dozen boys on the richmond steelers cadets flew to orlando last night. they are between 8 and 11 years old. for many of them this was their first time on plane and headed out-of-state. >> i get to travel with my team to win a big trophy. >> being from richmond, this is a chance of a lifetime for some of our boys. some would never step out of richmond. >> the team set a fund rising goal of $20,000 and raised $30,000. they play in orlando tomorrow. and best of luck.
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happening today, caltrans holiday train is making a return, decorated with 70,000 lights and will stop at nine stations between san francisco and santa clara. saab ta, mr. clause and all the -- santa, mrs. claus and all the other friends want the children to come out. >> the train begin as journey in stimulus plan at 4:00 today and tomorrow -- journey in san francisco at 4:00 today and tomorrow. well, take a look at the elaborate display opening today and the good cause it supports. >> and the oakland zoo is coming to us. up next we will be joined in the studio with some of the zoo's smaller residents there on your screen, with more on the special programs being offered. >> and a cute little guy outside our door this is morning. we are slowly drying out.
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by the afternoon partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the 60s. i will have a look at what you can expect today and the rest of the weekend, coming up. ♪ with kaiser permanente, you'll connect with your doctor any time, anywhere. another way care and coverage together makes life easier. ♪ become a member of kaiser permanente. because together, we thrive.
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. well, the animals at the oakland zoo are getting into the holiday spirit. zoo lights last night was closed because of the weather but everything will be lit up starting at 5:30 this evening. zoo lights features hundreds of thousands of led nights, animals, a nighttime adventure on the outback expense train and a light show that zoo officials say will blow your humbugs away! >> i know. you have to think about it a second. the holiday lights is one of the treats the zoo is offering this holiday season and a different program that allows kids to shop. felicia walker is the wildlife theater manager. you did not come alone. >> no! >> that cute little thing on your lap is what? >> this is a hedgehog. she is an african pygmy hedgehog. she just had to have her breakfast and it was a meal
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worm. >> not what i had for breakfast! >> no, but it is good protein for them. >> wow. >> i will hold her. she is prickly. you can touch her but gently. she gets nervous. >> what happens when she gets nervous? >> they all come up, they protect her entire body and surround her. they are really prickly when they are up at height. >> they are much cuter than i thought. >> this is an adult? >> yes. >> what else do we have? i know you have other animals. >> these are our program animals that we feature on a lot of the programs. >> do the kids get to touch the animal in the. >> yes. we have great winter program and we feature how the animals come out with the winter break zoo cam, the parents night out and you can meet the cute and
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fuzzy animals. >> what is parents' night out? >> it is a great opportunity for to you drop off your kids. you can do your shopping, hang out and home, do your cleaning -- >> this is what? >> this is a chinchilla. >> is it rabbit like? >> yes! >> can i hold the chinchilla? >> you can't hold it. >> he wants to break all the rules. >> he is really, really fast and he can jump town 6 feet in the air so you really have to be careful. >> aren't chinchillas endangered in. >> yes. it is complicated but people use them to make fewer. >> he is so cute. hello! [ laughing ] >> an chin chill whats hang -- chinchillas hang out in what country? >> they are from chile in the
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mountains. we want to discourage them for being used for fur. >> we can put that little guy back in? >> yes. he is very fast. >> are these programs any different from -- are there just more of them during the hellos or are they organizeed in a different way? >> it is a great question. we have a variety of programs. some are regular school program where is we go into the schools or schools come and visit the zoo. we also have a lot of family programs. now, wait a second -- >> what is that? >> this is a blue tongued skink. >> what is that? >> it is a type of lizard from australia. people think they are poisonous but he is not. >> can i have a skinning at
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home? >> the answer is no >> if there is an animal you like and you want to have it as a pet, actually, you can look it up and find out if it is legal as a pet and you want to make sure you will be able to take care of it for its lifetime. >> and what is that? >> this is the holiday program. they are programs for families. they can come to the zoo and enjoy the program on their own or you can enjoy it with your children. if you drop them off you can get things done. >> do you have a favorite animal? >> i love them all. i have a few favorites i love to watch. i love watching the elephants. one of the parrots is also cute. he is an amazon parrot that has a lot of personality! he is really fun! >> and that is nice!
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. >> yes. that is one last reptile. a lot of people like to talk about snakes but have fear about them. i say it is great to learn about them so you can get over your fears. when he came to the zoo he was the size of a pencil. >> and now he is enormous. >> no, not really, but he is growing up. >> what kind of snake? >> a gray banded king snake. they are usually found in texas and mexico. what is cool about them, they can fight off and eat rattlesnakes. how cool is that? >> remove, what do they have that makes them able to do that? >> they are just a constrictor. they don't have any venom. so to be able to fight off an animal with venom, they have ecommunity to the venom so they aren't affected -- acommunity to the venom so they are not
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affected like us. -- immunity to the venom. and we have california king snakes. . >> do you have program in the. >> yes. we have classes about how to protect threatened or endangered animals. it is so parent. >> and the educational programs are so important. >> friday december 12th is the drop off event? >> yes. we will feed them dinner, they get to go into the zoo, they get a tour and a movie at the end so if you need to pick them up a little early they are right there and it is really convenient. >> and the zoo light in the. >> yes. if you are interested in zoo
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lights, check the website because if it is raining heavily, they will cancel it. >> thank you. we appreciate it. thank you for coming and have a great weekend and great holiday weekend at the zoo. >> thank you. i am glad you got over your fears! >> i did! hey, rosemary, what is it looking like outside? >> yes. we have improving weather for the second half of the day and the evening hours. the parents night out sounds cool. as a parent, i could use a night out! take a look at the rainfall totals for the last 24 hours. these are preliminary totals. they could switch.
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scattered showers continue to fall over parts of santa cruz and the santa cruz mountains but that is it. we are mainly dry and mostly cloudy. i suspect we have a little drizzle falling in areas, more than likely below the radar beam, but this is where we are picking up still some of the green there. in the second half of morning and afternoon we are drying out and dry for most of the weekend. i will show you what i mean. we have rain in the sierra. no advisorys in the sierra for the weekend. the snow level is very high, up above 7 and even 8,000 feet. here at home a little moisture hanging on. a little cloudier on sunday with the next storm approaching tomorrow but i think it will hold off until the evening hours. all of sunday, the daylight
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hours are expected to be dry. mainly a chance of scattered showers but we are already into sunday night and the rain is move into northern california. we are still more than 24 hours out. could change up a little bit. could move in a little sooner tomorrow afternoon, but for the most part, most of saturday and sunday is dry. giving you a look here, 58 for san francisco at this hour. 63 in hayward. we have 56 in napa with patchy, thick fog reported over parts of the north bay valley locations. low 60s in the forecast for the north bay today. mid 60s in antioch. in the south bay 66, 62 for santa cruz. the extended forecast for the bay area weekend always in view, the numbers not changing a whole lot. in and out of this soggy pattern which is great news. the next system is sunday night to monday and will be a lot like what we had in the last 24 hours. light and steady, maybe a little moderate at times and another system is on its way. by wednesday to thursday we
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will see heavy rain at times and maybe wind accompanying that system. >> a little big boy coming at utc. >> stronger, thieves right -- coming at us. >> yes. stronger, at least for now. >> thank you, rosemary. >> sure. it is too that time of year to break tout ugly sweater -- break out the ugly sweaters. we know you have one! coming up, sports teams and their ugly sweaters. >> and a fantasy flight that take as team across the bay area and to the north pole.
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. a hayward man is raising money for a bay area school one lego brick at a time. this winter wonderland is created out of nothing but
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legos. the display is set up on the second floor of the principal academy in san leandro. proceeds from the admission fee will help pay for a trip to washed for the 7th and 8th grade students. he says he has been doing this for many years and hopes it inspires children to be creative. >> i enjoy it. i hope it gives joy to people. >> he says he doesn't know how many legos go into his exhibit but he has been collecting them for years. besides his creation there is will be a large play area with legos for children to come and build their own lego worlds! the lego winter wonderland exhibit opens today at 10:00 this morning and open every weekend through january 4th at the principal academy on washington avenue in san leann crow. well, dozen -- san leandro. well, dozens of children will take a fantasy flight
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across the bay area today. not only do the volunteers connect out the departure gate and the plane, but the arrival gate to the north pole. a rash of crimes leaving south bay neighborhoods in the dark. why street lights have been a target for thieves and the action being done to stop them. >> and controversy in the east bay over an inflatable snowman. why some city leaders say it is too much holiday cheer. >> and outside our doors our wet weather is slowly coming to an end. let's check in on radar. i will have a look at what to expect on saturday, coming up.
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. a beautiful song on a beautiful morning. good morning, everyone. we are looking at blue skies over oakland. this is the view from the roof camera. welcome back to "mornings on 2", everyone. i am mike mibach. >> and good morning to you. i am claudia wong. roads mary is with us on couch right now -- rosemary is with us on the couch right now to give us a shot out there. a big difference to what we woke up to yesterday morning. >> yes. nice to see the blue skies after the much-needed rain. now we will be in a drying pattern for the rest of the
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morning and afternoon. when we came in this morning the rhine was still fairly widespread, but it has begun to move out of the area. even though i am only picking up on a shrill scattered showered vitt over santa cruz, we have areas like concord and live mother reporting lighting the livermore reporting light drizzle and rain. you may have drizzle not being picked up on radar. you don't have to email me. i trust you on that. the santa cruz mountains now reporting 2 inches of rainfall in the last 24 hours. in the last couple of hours we have been seeing fog, as well, so take it easy and be on your guard. this afternoon we will see nice temperatures. sunday will bring the possibility of a few scattered showers. we will be mainly dry. i think it will come in sunday
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night to monday morning. so, most of your sunday will be dry, as well. and as we get into sunday night, especially over the north bay, we may see scattered showers move into the area and then it will be with us for the monday morning commute. i am going way too far out. i will show you that in just a moment. 55 in santa rosa, 59 in fairfield, low 60s in livermore. san francisco 61 degrees right now and 60 for redwood city. as we get into the second half of the day we will be well in the 60s, but we won't warm a whole lot. san jose is 59. you will go to 66 by the second half of the day. we are looking at a whole 7 degrees of warmer over the entire course of the afternoon. by noontime 64 degrees. notice the mix of sun and clouds in the evening hours before the sun sets. the temperatures sliding back to the low 50s to 60.
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for the afternoon, 64 in santa rosa. san francisco is 63 for the second half of the day. 7 in morgan hill and 65 in antioch. now to the extended forecast for the with bay area weekend always in view. dry this morning and the rest of this saturday. dry most of sunday. late sunday night the showers begin to move in and we will be left with scattered showers for monday morning. as we get into tuesday, a mix of sun and clouds and a stronger, wetter storm is expected to music in on wednesday with still -- is expected to move in on wednesday. sunday night to monday morning we will see the next chance for rain and in the meantime, the temperatures won't be changing much for the afternoon. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary. bart is expecting work in the work related to the new connector to the oakland airport.
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the elevator roadway opened and now bart needs to work on a stretch of track south of the coliseum. that will create delays for bart trains traveling between the coliseum and san leandro. they are scheduling the work for friday, saturday and sunday nights now through february. water bills for people in alameda and contra costa county may be going up. the cities are considering raising rates to buy an emergency water supply because of the drought. officials are recommending a 14% hike, about $4.33 a month for the average household. the surcharge would cover the costa pumping and water from the river. san jose is taking new steps. go ahead, claudine. >> we are talking copper wire theft in the city. the city is doing new things because thieves target the street lights in residential neighborhoods.
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the city is allocating $500,000 to try to combat the crime by installing metal locking lids to keep the thieves from coming back. >> we put whole new wire in and two weeks later they come and steal the wire again but now with this door it is slowing things down. >> the city is dealing aggressively with theft repair. a federal court convicted officers edmund robles and sergeant on wire fraud and conspiracy to violate civil rights. here is a video from 2011 that show plain-clothed officers raiding rooms at hotels and stealing money from suspects and gift certificates. >> there is no place in the san
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francisco police department or any police department for a dishonest cop. >> they remain out of custody but the sentencing is set for february and march and they could face five to eight years in prison. the centers for disease control and prevention says the vaccine for this year's flu season is not very effective and doesn't protect well against the dominant strain of the flu that tends to cause more deaths and hospitalizations, especially with the elderly, but many doctors are still advising patients to get out there and get their flu shots. >> i believe even if there isn't a great match with the strain right now it will still be effective of the other strains included in the vaccine. >> this year's flu could be especially severe this winter officials say. in this morning's weekly address president obama announced the latest employment numbers point to an economic recovery. >> we also know that the upswing in job growth this year
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has come in industries with higher wages. overall wages are on the rise and that is welcome news for millions of hard working americans. >> the president suggested the jobs report shows employers added 321,000 jobs, the most in three years. and a group of high-tech workers in the south bay will lend a helping hand for families in need. 300 employees will form an assembly line at the second harvest food bank in san jose and will pack boxes of food that will go to low income families. this is the 19th annual helping hands day in which the company gives back to local communities. last year they generated 200,000 meals. today 200 cyclists will test their biking skills participating in a supermarket street sweep. you are taking a look at pictures from last year's event. cyclists will race to the supermarket, then pack the
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groceries on their bike and haul the groceries to the san francisco food bank. there is a contest for who is the fastest, who brings back the most food and which competitor raises the most money. last year's riders collected nearly 11,000-pounds of food and raised more than $14,000. a giant frosty the snowman is gaining popularity in pleasanton. residents joined together to ask city leaders to partner the jolly, happy soul after officials sited the local tree farm where he lives. it turns out the giant snowman doesn't live town the city code. now more on the effort it took to keep frosty inflate this had holiday season. >> there is frosty. >> reporter: flat as a pancake, not a healthy look for a snowman, real or inflate. >> hot/cold air inflatables are not allowed. >> reporter: the chilly message
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delivered by a pleasanton code enforcement officer to a family here along the boulevard. >> i thought it would be fine to use frosty since we have been for 25-plus years. >> reporter: but johnny moore up until this season operated his tree lot at the fair grounds, owned by the county, not the city of pleasanton. >> so now he issued a fine. >> reporter: to the tune of $100 and possibly more for continued use of the corncob pipe and a button nose. it rises the holiday spirit in many. >> who is the grinch here? this is unbelievable! >> reporter: nancy crawford handed out cheerful signs and shared her thoughts on frostgate. >> i think we should be spending our money on these fun decorations. >> i agree. >> reporter: and now the
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change.org petition has been signed in less than 24 hours. >> it is too much. woe want to let frosty shine. >> reporter: in a place where we get more sunshine than snow, perhaps frosty is just what is needed to feel festive. >> i think he puts a smile on peoples' faces more than anything else. >> he is definitely not a small frosty. >> not at all. well, let's check this out! imagine this guy's utility bill. if you take a look at that, you can only imagine what it costs to display his love for the holiday season and that winter wonderland he calls home. . >> we are at six flags discovery kingdom where the holiday in the park celebration is? full swing. coming up, we will introduce you to more animals, this time with a marine life theme.
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. welcome back. well, we have the festival of lights at the zoo.
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we have another look at the lovely animals here at the zoo. these are penguins? a lot of people don't know they don't all live in cold climates, right? >> yes. of the 15 species, only three live in cold climates. >> wow! tell me about their feathers. >> yes. it makes them streamlined under water. they can swim up to 30 miles an hour. >> they are friendly and socialable? >> yes. they live in colonies and there is definitely a higher arky. >> and we will walk around to the other side of the tree. the other animals can't be nest to the penguins. >> and who is this? this is ky, the sealion.
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>> yes. he is lives up and down the california coast. he is in our summer show throughout the year. >> he really likes looking at the camera! >> he is kind of a ham! . >> what will he do for us. he is trained to say happy holiday in his own little language? >> yes. in sealion language he will say happy holidays. >> let's see your trick, ky! [making animal noises] >> that is a little louder than what i was expecting. well, you can see him on weekends throughout the month of december and up to christmas open every evening and up to january 4th with the exception of christmas eve and new year's you can come check them out. >> thank you. that is great. >> a little head's up next time, a little warning! >> i didn't know how close the mic would be. if i had known, i would have stepped back a little bit but he has a powerful voice.
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>> he just waved to us! he is laughing at us! >> yes. 's ham. he likes the -- yes. he is a ham. he does like the camera. of all the animals, he is probably the lease shy. >> i thought earlier -- the least shy. >> he thought he was going to take tacamera earlier. >> that was fun. thank you for all the reports. we appreciate it. well, a man near cleveland, ohio, is giving clark griswold a run for his money! this is bob. you can tell he likes christmas. >> wow! he is 45,000 lights, a little insane not only outside but inside. it is not just for show. he lives in that. he has 29 trees with garland and blinking lights. it is not the first time he has done this. >> he has been doing it for 15
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years. he says it makes him happy when people come by, probably the best time at night and see it. it makes him happy. he says it is worth the -- how much do you think that home costs for his electric bill? >> well, i know the answer so that is not fair. >> you are looking at it. >> i was wondering. we should say, how much -- >> $500 in electric bills. >> i wonder if they are led and switched. i bet that would make a huge different but just buying all the lights -- i don't know. >> i go big, but i don't go that big. that is a lot of work. >> i like it. i like to visit people that go big because it is awesome. >> there are neighborhood by me in the north bay that you have to put the lights out. it is kind of a contract to move into the neighborhood. it is a verbal contract, but it is great, nonetheless. >> who wants to be the only grumpy person without lights. >> or the one not so lit.
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other, your 20 lights, thanks for the effort. >> they put a wreath on their door, awesome! [ laughing ] well, i bet people know where the best lights are because we are searching the bay area. >> we asked our viewers to share photos and videos with us. today's entry is from shayna love. they sent this picture. look at that! >> yes. her name is rudy. she isen display wear -- she is rudy. she is wearing a santa hat and scarf. it was a halloween display transformed for the christmas holidays, i think. >> i can see how!
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it is recycled cardboard mostly. thank you for sending that in. >> people are super creative. if you and your neighbor or you and your neighbor are all deck out for the holiday, post your photo or video to our ktvu facebook page or hop on twitter and tweet us. as we get close to christmas we will send our crews out there to check out your top displays. >> viewers will then vote on their favorites and we will reveal the bragging rights for the best holiday display. >> think rosemary is getting involved. where is rosemary! >> she snuck at of the studio and went outside. >> she is willing to brave it. >> absolutely. it is so nice out here, i may not come back in. you may have to do the rest of the show without me. >> no, we need you, rosemary. >> i brought my umbrella but i do not need it. i will point you up. look! we have blue skies overhead. if you look to the west, san
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francisco is still mostly cloudy. let's go to radar and i will show you where a few patches of drizzle are being reported in areas like the santa cruz mountains. if you have clouds overhead in your area still, you may chances are still have some precipitation. be but that will be clearing out throughout the day. the temperatures are not bad at all. i see boats and crews doing rowing this morning. a good day to be outdoor, do shopping and ice skating. temperatures in the 50s and low 0s. in the second -- 60s. in the second half of the day, low to mid and upper 60s for the second half of the day. get out and enjoy it. another chance of rain on the horizon sunday night to monday morning. i will be which canning that in the extended forecast -- i will be checking that for you in the extended forecast coming up.
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>> that looks great, rosemary. well, don't forget your ugly holiday sweaters because they are back in style. they are ugly but big business. >> many companies expect to sell hundreds of thousands of sweaters this year bringing millions of dollars in revenue. macy's target and wal-mart created a section for ugly sweaters in their stores! >> i mean, how much should people be spending. >> for that kart i began, $66? wow! >> yes. i am going to and national ugly christmas sweater day.
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>> baseball also decked out in ugly holiday sweaters, the as and the giants. >> i think the sharks take the prize. >> the sharks and the wires. >> yes. look at that one. a whole lot going on there. >> very classic. if you need a stocking stuffer for a loved one who is a fan of those teams, there you go. have at it! >> send us your picture, too, because we want to see your ugly christmas, holiday sweaters. post them on our ktvu facebook page and tell us whether you are joining the ugly sweater party this year. >> are you joining? >> i am. i have a party to go through. i have to go shopping. i will bring it in and show you which one i picked. >> sounds good! well, a 7-year-old boy joins the silver and black family. more on that, coming up. >> and you have to see it to believe it. how you can win tickets to see the cirque du soleil latest
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masterpiece.
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. what an awesome moment for that little guy. that is 7-year-old alex. he is battling leukemia and he lives in colorado. but that is not stopping him from being a huge radars fan so he made a wish and that wish was to meet his favorite player. as you can see, better than that, he met the entire team. >> very cool. it is time for this week's ticket saturday give away. one lucky winter will get two tickets to the curiosity event at at&t park. you can go to the entertainment tab and fill out the entry form
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on ktvu.com. you must enter the secret word cirsue. >> you have to be 18 years old and a california resident to enter. >> a winner will be selected by ran don drawing on monday. you can see the official rules on ktvu.com. >> they are so cool. >> it is really amazing. >> right. well, the temperatures for this weekend are awesome. 65 in livermore, 62 in napa. the extended forecast with the bay area weekend in view shows the temperatures not changing much. mid to upper 60s in the forecast now through wednesday. but what will be changing, the rain, dry, rain, dry combo.
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we will be dry most of the weekend. maybe a system coming in monday, tuesday is an inbetween day and wednesday the system looks wet and windy. >> sounds good. >> yes. >> get your tree and put up your lights tonight. >> yes! we appreciate you making ktvu your choice for news thank you for joining us. have a great saturday! over a million californians have a gotten something that's beend. out of reach for far too long. health insurance. how? they enrolled through covered california. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates and benefits. you can compare plans side by side, choose the one that best fits your needs and enroll online. coveredca.com is also the place to find certified experts in
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