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everyone we know's houses are ashes right now. >> two dozen homes destroyed, thousands more threatened. the latest on the largest fire burning in california now. >> another day of closures on bart. why the agency says things went better than expected on day one. "mornings on 2" starts now. good morning, sunday, august 2nd. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm allie rasmus. we have rosemary here to give us a check of the weather. foggy morning.
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>> you're right. a little more widespread, temperaturescontinuing to fall for the afternoon. subtle changes outside this morning. some of us waking up with less sunshine, some of us with partly cloudy skies. giving you a view at some of the sunshine. over portions of east bay we have a mix of sun and clouds to start. meanwhile widespread gray in the bay, along the coastline, the peninsula and to the north bay. here's a look from up above at what is happening. as we get into areas like livermore and concord, reporting a little cloud cover. yesterday you started with mostly sunny skies. so the cooling trend continuing. the onshore breeze strong this morning through fairfield. 23 miles per hour. gusting at times to 30, even 35 miles per hour. so that will continue for today. in concord we have the onshore breeze at 13 and napa reporting 14. temperatures this morning similar to yesterday, starting in the 60s. 64 livermore now. 63 walnut creek, low 60s oakland. 61 fran. to the north bay, 62 novato and
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61 napa. yesterday afternoon we had the clouds clear out, even the coast saw some sunshine in the afternoon. 60s and 70s around the bay and the coastline yesterday. for today we will have partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies as we get to 10:00 or so. notice still in san francisco, still in the east bay, takes until 11:00, noontime before it clears out of the way. but the peninsula could be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy at least on the west side for today. along the coastline we have that as well. into the afternoon temperatures will remain mild to warm, giving you a look, 60s at the coast. upper 60s and low 70s around the bay, on the east side. as we get inland, we have 70s and 80s. no 90s in the forecast for today. when we come back i'll look at the numbers for the afternoon and how long this cooling trend is going to continue. we begin with developing news in lake county where the rocky fire is still raging out of control. firefighters warning the situation will get much worse before it gets better and they are blaming hot and dry weather, changing winds and the
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lack of access reaching the front lines. right now there are at least 23 major fires burning in california. look at this map and you can see just the extent -- this is a map from cal fire. if you look at the -- across the entire state you can see there are fires from up here at the oregon border all the way down to the cleveland national forest near san diego. the gray fires indicate fires that are fully contained, not enough of those. lightning strikes are to blame for a series of fires burning east of eureka. there are three fires getting the most attention right now. this is the rocky fire here. that is burning, the largest, right now 27,000 acres. it's only 5% contained. that fire started wednesday afternoon and there are no signs that it's going to let up any time soon. sections of highway 16 and 20 are closed because of the fire danger. the fires has so far destroyed
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24 buildings. and more homes. there are evacuations and advisories for more than 12,000 people in the area. >> really dark smoke was right behind our house. we had everything in our car ready to go. >> some residents are hoping to stick it out even though their homes are in the path of the fire. residents say they know they are in danger but insist they are sticking together and watching out for one another. >> a lot embers coming down. mostly concerned about the firefighters, they have to be beat. keep up the good work, guys. >> nearly two dozen firefighters have been called in. there are teams from across the bay area including crews from san francisco. another destructive fire, the frog fire. that is up here in the modoch national forest. 3,000 acres burned, and one life lost. dave rule was a firefighter in san diego and came here to help
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the fire season. officials lost contact with him. his body was discovered the following day. governor jerry brown has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff. closer to home, there's a large wildfire that is nearly contained. the rag fire, burned 8,000 acres, 95% contained this morning. the wragg fire began july 22nd. at its height 1,000 firefighters were called to put out that blaze. it had been contained and flared up again. all roads did reopen. initial firefighters pointed to a vehicle accident as the cause but now officials are taking a closer look. bart says day one of the transbay tube shutdown went pretty well. workers replacing tracks between the transbay tube and the west oakland bart station. workers are installing a half- mile section of new crossover tracks and replacing 932 old
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and worn out rail ties. once the improvements are made it will allow bart to speed up service by easily moving trains around during delays. there were concerns during the shutdown between san francisco and oakland this weekend that would be problems for bart riders. however, bart says its bus bridge is working well. the agency is providing free schultz between the 19th street -- shuttles between the 19th street bart station and two blocks away from the reck bart embarcadero station. >> they let us know ahead of time. they have to do what they have to do. >> full bart service will return for the early morning commute tomorrow but the transbay tube will be shut down again for the three-day labor day weekend to complete all the track improvements. as you might expect bart ridership is down this weekend. ridership dropped by about half yesterday. by late afternoon trips were down to 47,000. bart says it took about 20 minutes for buss to make the bay bridge trip.
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instead of riding buses or driving some people decided to take the ferry. ridership for the san francisco bay ferry soared yesterday. there were 2,500 passengers in the morning, up 24% from a normal saturday morning. the vallejo san francisco ferry was up 6%. the san francisco bay ferry is doubling its usual weekend service on the almeida/oakland/fran route, while providing extra ferries between the san francisco/vallejo route. passengers are enjoying the scenic ride. they say they are surprised by the long lines to board the ferries. some people said they waited more than an hour yesterday. other two take bart to -- others world health -- who take bart, they are driving instead. right now not a lot of traffic this sunday morning but traffic is expected to pick up later in the day and there will be a wait later in the day going through the tolls. at this time we're actually 11:00 yesterday it was bumper-
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to-bumper at that toll plaza if you plan to drive into the city maybe the best advice, just head out early. we're following developing news in memphis, tennessee where a manhunt is underway for the gunman who shot and killed a police officer. it happened 9:15 last night police say 33-year-old officer sean fulton was conducting a traffic stop and shot multiple times. he died at the hospital. he's the third memphis officer to be fatally shot since 2011. a sandwich shop in pacifica is cleaning up after it went up in flames overnight. that fire was reported about 1:00 this morning at the prime dip restaurant on pacific coast highway. one of or photographers shot this video as he was driving through the area. no word on what caused that fire. caltrans wants to spend another $5 million safety testing the safety of the
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bridge. regarding water exposteriorier but a test in 2013 showed no problems. and many thought it was a waste of taxpayer money. this year though it became apparent there were signs of corrosion on the steel rotdz that hold that tower in place. rods. there are now problems with the turf at levi's stadium. 30 minutes into the san francisco 49ers first training camp practice pieces of sod starting to break off. the niners kicked off their first training camp yesterday. hundreds of fans were watching when it happened. the coach says crews plan to work through the night to repair that broken up turf. you may remember last season the field was replaced several times between april and september. the year-old $1.3 billion stadium is set to host the super bowl in a little more than six months. oakland raiders in napa for their training camp. the team officially had their first practice yesterday. oakland also has a new head
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coach jack del rio. the team only won three games last year but optimistic about this upcoming season. the first game is friday august 14th against the st. louis rams at the coliseum. kraft is recalling some individually wrapped cheese singles because of a voluntary choking hazard. found in american and white american pasteurized cheese. a thin strip of the packaging film could remain on the cheese slice even after the wrapper is removed. the defective products have best buy dates of december 23, 2015 and january 4, 2016. if you have these return it to the store and return it for a refund or exchange. a cross-country trip to san francisco has come to an end. coming up in 30 minutes, how a social experiment involving
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this hitch hiking robot took a turn for the worse. >> if you like music, fun and food you probably want to come to oakland. the second day of the art and soul festival kicks off a little later on. feget up to 48 months righinterest-free financing on tempur-pedic. save hundreds on beautyrest. or choose $300 in free gifts with stearns & foster. the triple choice sale is on now at sleep train. leave early go roam sleep in sleep out star gaze dream big
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welcome back. a live look at low clouds drifting in the east bay this morning. so much so, shrouded in low clouds and fog, mount diablo can't even see us from this vantage . what you can expect for your neighborhood coming up. in just a few hours thousands of people are going
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to be headed to downtown oakland to enjoy the art and soul festival. it's the second day of that popular event and fox 2's kristien with what people can expect. >> reporter: we're about five hours early so you can imagine not a lot going on. let's give you a look at the venue. it's near oakland city hall and downtown civic center area here. big show going on. area closed off and ready for fun. let's show you what this looks like in previous years so you can get a sense of what the art and soul festival is about. it's an opportunity for art, food and music lovers to come together and enjoy in downtown oakland. there's a little something for everyone. there's dance, music and activities for the whole family. organizers say the art and soul festival is kind of like the little festival that could. it started 15 years ago on a very tight budget and has
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really grown into one of the premiere festivals in the bay area. before commercial we played some sheila e. she will be headlining tonight, 4:30 this afternoon. we're set to talk with her later this morning. that should be a lot of fun. the festival gates open at noon today, runs until 6:00 this evening. $12 for adults, seniors and teens get in for $7, and kids free. something fun for the whole family. we told you that we're here a little early and you can see this whole area. let's come back to the live shot and give you a sense of what it is like. jacob, if you can open up and just show the level dedication we have to bringing this to you. security wouldn't let us in because they know i'm going to try to get on the rides and main stage and sing if they let me in there -- >> you can't be trusted, kristien. >> reporter: i can be trusted
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to have a good time and test the equipment. >> you just wanted to climb on top of the truck. >> thank you for giving that bird's eye view of the festival five hours before it starts. looks good. >> reporter: a lot more coming up this morning too because we have sheila e. later this morning. that's one of my -- oh, it's going to be a blast. she's amazing. amazing singer and percussionist. a little later on we're hearing that the art and soul people are coming in around 8:00 this morning. so we'll hopefully get a chance to show everyone what it's about. but it's a great time around oakland. if you're looking for something to do, come on out. they were a little concerned about bart, because of the situation there at the transbay tube. make sure you get the word out that bart is of course still running in the east bay, still running on the west bay as well, in the peninsula area. if you live in the east bay
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bart is a great way to come here. it's an easy way, you can pop out on bart and you're at the art and soul festival. it's a really great time. >> looking forward to. that behave yourself, thank you so much. >> there may be a lot of confusion with the transbay tube shut down. it's just the tube. they are actually running extra trains around oakland and on the east side of the bay. >> i was talking to bart and they said that might be easier to get around because there's more lines going in and out. >> it's a more direct route from walnut creek to oakland. it's a nice day for a festival? not too hot? not too cold? i think it's a perfect day to be outdoors. when it's too hot we get uncomfortable, the little ones get feisty. so yes. widespread view of the afternoon coming up here in a moment. but giving you a look here, isn't this a beautiful view over the east bay hills? we have the clouds that
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stretched all the way into the inner east bay. so a little bit of a change going on for you folks this morning. the rest of us, a near repeat with the clouds continuing as we get into the second half of the morning. they will begin to pull back and we'll be left with a beautiful day for the afternoon. hurricane guillermo continues to move in the direction of hawaii. in fact at this time the route looks like it may actually move across some of the hawaiian islands as we get into wednesday/thursday. right now it's a category 2, it will continue to weaken as it moves in. again we have a few days still left on this but right now looks like hurricane guillermo may actually move across the hawaiian islands. we'll track that. a lot of folks going to hawaii perhaps this week for your summer plans. that could actually impact you there. here at home, there's the cloud cover along the coast, in the bay, into the inner east bay and down into areas of the south bay that woke up with sunshine yesterday. also waking up with cloud cover. so it's very widespread, onshore breeze with us as well.
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we always look to firefield to see what is going on. 23 miles per hour, gusting even stronger at times. delta region seeing the winds this morning. 66 in hayward, 62 novato. 62 redwood city, which is similar to yesterday morning. temperatures within a degree or two of what we had to start the day yesterday. as we get into the afternoon, clearing to the coast, winds a little breezy at times especially along the coast. just inside the bay with the onshore breeze continuing all the way through tuesday. as i mentioned yesterday, i think tuesday actually is going to be the coolest day. here we go with the afternoon plans, by noontime probably mostly cloudy along the coast. mostly clear elsewhere. still scattered showers remaining over the sierra. in f you're in that direction for the week ahead should be drying there as well. to the east bay, low 70s for the east bay shoreline. low to mid-80s for inland communities. 84 antioch this afternoon. upper 70s to low 80s for the
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south bay. 79 in san jose where we have a fair and festivities going on there today. 79 san francisco. 73 san bruno. the extended forecast, temperatures continuing to drop off monday, tuesday and again tuesday looks to be the coolest day. we begin to rebound as early as mid-week wednesday. >> any chance of getting tropical moisture from guillermo? >> doesn't look like it. too far west. >> thank you. here it's proof you don't want to get on the bad side of mixed martial arts fighter rhonda rousey. in rio last night she beat her challengeer in 34 seconds. it was her sixth successful defense of her championship belt. pretty intense fight there. there was trash talking before the fight started in which her opponent yelled at her in portuguese. rousey had the words translated and learned it meant don't cry. after rousey knocked out her opponent she said in english "don't cry." >> 34 seconds. time now 7:20. there is new information in the
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search for a missing malaysia airlines flight 370. what the malaysian government just revealed about the reports of more plane debris washing up on a remote island. time for "pet of the day," "prancer," 5 years old, lives at the spca in san francisco. she's a "shapely lady," and will give you lots of love. would snuggle, rather than play. go to ktvu.com and click on "pet of the day" of the "mornings on 2" tab.
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we're following developing news in eastern turkey where two turkish soldiers killed and 24 others injured in a suicide attack. it happened at a military police station near turkey's bored we are iran. authorities say the militants of the kurdistan worker's party used two tons of explosives to attack the station. there's been an escalation of violence between the government and kurdish rebels in the country and at least 24 people have been killed in the violence, most of them soldiers. there is disappointment in the search for a missing malaysia airlines jet. there were reports a plane door was found on the same indian ocean island where the plan's flap was discovered last week. a malaysian official just announced the new object is a bladder, not a plane door.
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meantime a wing flap has been taken to a special lab in france to undergo tests. the men who found the debris on the island hoping it will lead closure to some of the families. >> for the investigators and also for the families of the victims who don't know what happened, it will be good if this is the plane. >> the malaysian government wants to span the search for more airplane debris around that island. a statement from malaysia today says a wing part has been verified as having come from a boeing 777. the same type of plane as flight 370. people living on the island hold a special church service this weekend for the families of the passengers from that missing malaysia airlines jet. flight 370 disappeared in march of last year, and island residents say the families of passengers waited long enough to find out what happened to their loved ones. secretary of state john kerry says the u.s. is making
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progress in the middle east. during a trip to cairo, egypt, kerry said the u.s. is strengthening a relationship with what he described as a key muslim nation. >> we have confidence in egypt. it's important to be beginning to rebuild elements of our relationship based on this strategic dialogue. >> the u.s. and egypt resumed formal security talks. they were suspended years ago during the political unrest that swept the country. time now 7:26. remembering the five people killed in modesto last month. a look at the touching public memorial in their honor. >> we lost two dogs and my grandparents' house completely gone. >> two dozen homes destroyed and thousands more threatened. it continues to increase in size. the new information we're learning about the total number of acres burned. >> our cooling trend continues for the second part of the weekend. i'm updating current conditions
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and the afternoon highs for your area.
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bart says repairs on the tracks near the transbay tube are progressing on schedule. service between san francisco and oakland remain shut down today but will return back to normal in time for monday's
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morning commute. bart is providing shuttle buses this weekends for riders that normally take bart across the bay. for people choosing to ride ferries this weekend ridership on the san francisco bay ferry jumped nearly 25% yesterday for the alameda/oakland/fran line. a 6% increase for the vallejo/fran route. firefighters hope weather conditions will be more favorable today as they battle the more than 2,000 major wildfires burning in california. the largest one, the rocky fire near clear lake, 46,000 acres and 24 homes destroyed. and joining us on the phone now is public information officer for the rocky fire, battalion rick frawley. good morning. >> good morning. >> you have changing winds and dry conditions. this fire continues to keep growing, it's 5% containment? >> yes, 5% containment.
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46,000 acres. we had significant activity last night, significant growth but we were able to have standby of firefighters at the intersection of highway 20 and highway 16 in order to help to limit the expanse and growth of the fire to make sure that we can minimize the exposure to the residents here in the clear lake area. >> it practically doubled. do we have a hope or is there a strategy we say ok, when do we think that the lines get around this fire? that will get some improvement on the numbers and slow it down? >> the weather conditions have been favorable and are -- we're hoping that today the weather conditions favorable as well as additional resources on the fire line. will aid in maintaining the control line that we're establishing. we were also functioning, utilizing additional resources that are responding into the incident that will also help to support the challenges that our firefighters are facing.
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>> you speak of the firefighters, how are your resources holding up? certainly the safety of everyone out there is on everyone's mind and we know so many crews have gone up to fight the fire. how are people holding up? >> safety is one of our primary concerns for our firefighters as well as for the public. but we have a well trained staff and command staff that is supporting the efforts we're bringing in additional resourcees so we can have timed rotations of resources, so that we don't hit any fatigue factors. >> i want to ask you, we saw some interviews with some homeowners that were talking about staying put even though there are advisories and evacuation orders. they are saying we're just going to stick together. are you having a big problem? there are always people that don't want to leave and people that feel they can take a stand. are you seeing lot of that? or folks we're hearing from, are they a small number? >> no, we have not received
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many reports of residents that are remaining in those mandatory evacuation areas. that the public has been very cooperative in terms of making sure that they evacuate in a timely manner. very supportive of our efforts and we really appreciate that from the fire suppression and public information perspective. >> one last question for you. i know you said the weather is expected to be better today and hopefully that will do some damage in terms of stopping the fire, what do you blame most for the rapid spread of it? is it access? has it been the weather conditions thus far? >> a combination of both. rugged terrain, and warm temperatures that have increased the fire activity and fire behavior. rick frawley, thank you so much for taking the time to talk to us. our thoughts with you. stay safe and we hope to get ahead of this fire very soon. >> thank you very much.
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good day. let's go to rosemary and allie. certainly we hope the weather does become more favorable for them. certainly worried about all the folks on the fire line there and all the homes being threatened. >> that's right. when you think of when the fire broke out wednesday, triple- digit heat, very dry, north winds very dry and the weather turned around and has improved but unfortunately hasn't been enough to help out the guys out there. it's still very warm. >> but sounds like things are turning around, maybe an improvement there for them, the conditions. >> right. we'll look at that in a moment. first, a live look over portions of the east bay where the low clouds, more widespread, you probably have noticed yourself the temperatures have dropped off, relative humidity has come up, the clouds are back, onshore breeze back and again this should help with the firefighters, it helps to slow the fire just a little bit but still even into the afternoon talking low to mid-90s. so still very warm and relative humidity does get down to about
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20%, 25%. another warm day in store with that southwesterly breeze 10 to 15 miles per hour. as they mentioned out there on the fire lines, very steep and rugged terrain and really having a difficult time out there. and the smoke has been shifting depending on what the wind is doing out there. 62 degrees in fairfield. 63 walnut creek. 63 oakland. sfo 62. low 60s novato and napa. along the peninsula at this hour, 62 menlo park, palo alto 64. 56 woodside. 62 belmont. in the south bay, los gatos at 62. and 65 at this hour in saratoga. for the afternoon, relatively mild pattern, temperatures down a few degrees from yesterday. looking at 64 with partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. in pacifica, along the coastline yesterday we had pretty good clearing and you had a beautiful day in the afternoon. 67 san francisco. 74 oakland. low 80s in concord. 84 antioch.
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santa rosa 80. in the south bay 83 morgan hill and 79 san jose. a very comfortable afternoon in store for sunday. and temperatures are going to continue to cool off. i'll look at that in the extended forecast coming up. a woman killed in hayward after being hit by a union pacific train. it happened about 4:30 yesterday afternoon on tracks that caused industrial parkway near pacific street. police think the woman was on the tracks by mistake and didn't intend to commit suicide. her name hasn't been released but police say she was in her 40s. new this morning, a crash that injured 11 people under investigation in southern california. it happened about 8:15 last night in santa clarita. police say a limo with nine people crashed into two other cars while exiting the freeway. authorities say the most seriously injured people were traveling in that limo. right now it's not clear what caused the crash. the bridge in long beach
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reopened after a driver going the wrong way caused a deadly crash. it was after 7:00 yesterday morning. police say a driver veered from the westbound lanes into oncoming traffic and crashed into two other cars causing what looks like a fire with a lot of black smoke there. the driver of one of the cars died at the scene. three others were hurt including a police officer who suffer minor injuries. while trying to help one of the drivers. the as and girlfriend of pitcher sean dolittle aaron dolan are teeming up to help the family of the police sergeant scott lunger. there is a table where fans can drop off letters or write messages to his family. it's behind section 120, between home plate and third baseline. it will be there when the gates open until the end of the third inning. sergeant lunger was shot and killed while on patrol july 22nd, he made in a men's senior legal baseball league and was a big as fan. hundreds of people attended a service to remember three of five people who were killed in a home in modesto last month. the public memorial service was
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held for 6-year-old elizabeth. 6-month-old rachel and their mother dr. amanda cruz. many of the people who attended yesterday's service were friends, family members and former patients of cruz. >> they were all amazing people. in their own rite. you know the world is going to be a lot matter without them -- matter without them. >> they were laid to rest during a private service for the family. 30-year-old martin martinez is accused of killing them. as well as his mother and another child believed to be his niece. a special tribute to the 8- year-old killed in santa cruz last week. this sand sculpture of a wolf was created near the santa cruz boardwalk in mahdi's memory did. maddy's memory. she loved wolves.
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her body found last week in a dumpster 26 hours after she disappeared from her home sunday. a 15-year-old neighbor is accused of killing her. he was charged as an adult for her murder, kidnapping and rape. vacaville police arrested a pleasanton company during a car carjacking during a test drive. they were out on the test drive friday night with the salesman. they said they needed to stop at the bank to get a cashier ghieks the car. while at the bank woodcook said he had a gun and they were on i- 80 before being take noon custody. concord police searching for a man wanted for two crimes that happened recently in the downtown area. police say 52-year-old james belvin is a suspect in a robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. last seen driving a gold 1991 honda accord with a california
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license plate. police also say he's a registered sex offender and may be armed and dangerous. president obama is set to unveil new regulations tomorrow aimed at cutting carbon pollution that come from the nation's power plants. he says the final plan will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions than previously expected. opponents say they will stop the rules from being implemented by suing the government. mosquito with west nile found in san mateo county. the truck will spray at 9:00 tonight. this is a map of the area. started men low avenue and going north to san mateo drive. then head west to creek drive and south to waverly street. this rain is expected to wrap up around 5:00 tomorrow morning. happening today -- the
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u.s. postal office looking for help. openings are for city carrier assist tonight's to work at any of the -- assistants to work at any of the branches. it's 10:00 to noon at the san jose processing and distribution center on lundy avenue. a hitchhiking robot, crass- country trip to san francisco ended. the vandalize robot had pictures but the location can't be tracked because the battery was dead. it was part of a social experiment. people were asked to pick up the robot and drive it until it arrived in san francisco. the goal was to get the robot to the bay area by july. >> what does that say about that social experiment?
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time now 7:41. improving safety on the bay bridge but won't come cheap. has salt water affected the safety of the bridge's steel rods? and a special site at the empire state building in new york.
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♪ baby i'm not like the rest♪ >> good morning to you bay area. giving you a live look over the
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east bay temperatures similar to yesterday. more on the temperatures coming up. check it out. it's a little like a batmobile, a lot like a transformer. san francisco police and feisters have a new tool in fighting crime and helping those in need. it was on display this weekend. check it out. one of two quadskis. the ceo donated it with the city. with the flip of a switch the atv becomes a jet ski and goes from land to water and travels at 45 miles an hour. >> it doesn't typically come with lights but we've got it outfitted and have some light on it, a little siren on there so yeah, we can make ourselves known out there. >> the police department and fire department each received one of the quadskis, valued at $50,000. comedian actress amy schumer pledging to do more to stop gun violence. she stars in the movie "trainwreck," the movie playing when a gunman in louisiana opened fire in a theater
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killing two women and wounding others. schumer made a pledge yesterday after a sandy hook survivor penned an open letter to her urging her to do more about gun violence. schumer responded by saying she thinks about the victims of that shooting everyday and she said "don't worry, i'm on it, you'll see." wildlife authorities in zimbabwe says cecil the lion's companion jericho is alive and well despite rumors he was killed. a minnesota dentist admitted to killing cecil earlier this month. zimbabwe authorities also say a lion had been killed in a hunt several months ago. a badger nursed back to health being released to the wild today. brought in june 6th after found near the body of its mother. wildlife officials say the female badger was semi conscious and had to be hand- fed back to life and is ready
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to be released into the wild at a 300-acre ranch. the empire state building was lit one a different kind of light last night. hundreds of people stopped to take a look at the endangered animal shining on the side of the building. organizers say it's the first of its kind live video project and it was part of a promotion for a new discovery channel documentary called raising extinction, set to air in december. the display was designed to get people to talk about the mass extinction of animals. >> looks like it's working. incredible display. >> it looks realistic. on the side of a building. >> i imagine a lot of people were looking up. we're looking out. that looks like highway 24 behind you. >> good eye. yes, we have the clouds more widespread this morning into areas like concord and livermore where yesterday we had more sunshine and as allie
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mentioned, a look back over the east bay hills and highway 24 below. temperatures will be on the mild side. we are looking at 70s and 80s for inland communities. a look here over oakland, mostly cloudy skies once again as well. 62 degrees now santa rosa. 61 san francisco. oakland 63. concord 64 as well as san jose. this system off the coastline, low pressure will continue our onshore breeze, blowing through the delta this morning. as we get into the afternoon the clouds will be clearing back to the coastline but we will continue with the onshore breeze, in fact winds could pick up a little especially along the coast just inside the bay so expect if you're going to be heading in that direction. the low clouds are expected to remain along the coastline. although we had good clearing yesterday afternoon. we may see pockets of sunshine once again this afternoon. 65 degrees expected if in
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steinson stinson beach. clear lake 90 for the second half of the day. keeping in mind the rocky fire still out there. and the folks having to deal with the smoke. 74 oakland for the second half as well as hayward. 79 castro valley. morgan hill going to 83. 83 gilroy and upper 70s in san jose. mostly sunny, partly cloudy in santa cruz for the second half. 78 expected there. as we get up along the peninsula, 78 redwood city as well as menlo park. mid-70s expected for san mateo. 67 san francisco. low to mid-60s for halfmoon bay, pacifica and into daily city. the extended forecast, day by day as we get back to work tomorrow, temperatures will continue to cool and look at what happens on tuesday. in addition to the morning clouds temperatures will continue to fall off. even looking at upper 70s in the forecast for inland
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communities. now into august, atypical for this time of year. we're going to only remain below average, for a couple of days notice temperature bounce back into wednesday and thursday. warmer weather expected on thursday, low 90s back near the forecast. extended models want to cool us back again as we get into next weekend. sorts of a roller coaster going on but all in all not bad, not when you compare to it what we had earlier in the week with the triple-digit heat. >> certainly a big difference from a week ago when it was like 105 in livermore and plentyon, those areas -- pleasanton. it was serve's up for the dogs in -- surf's up for the dogs in san diego. this is the 10th annual unleashed by petco surf dog competition at imperial beach in san diego. it took place yesterday with more than 50 pups hanging ten in santa cruz. they are really good. proceeds went towards the san diego humane society.
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>> awesome. time now is 7:50. coming up on "mornings on 2" -- a recall involving thousands of cases of kraft cheese. in 20 minutes we'll tell you what you need to look for and the danger it could pose to your health. >> first an amazing catch off the field. highlights from yesterday's as and indians game.
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my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locafor pg&e.rk fieldman most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california.
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health officials say they expected more cases of legionnaire's disease. four people already died from the airborne disease. city officials say there have been 65 cases of legionnaire's since july 10th. the disease-causing bacteria has been found in cooling units in five buildings in the south bronx. they have since been cleaned but people are still scared. >> just hoping i don't get it so close to home. i'm confused, i don't know how you get it. >> legionnaire's disease is caused when water tainted with a certain bacteria is inhaled into the lungs and can't be passed on person-to-person. it's also highly treatable if caught early. the four people who died were all elderly with underlying illnesses. there was drama between family members at the private funeral for bobbi kristina brown. the daughter of late singer whitney houston. relatives of houston and her ex bobby brown attended the invitation only ceremony
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outside atlanta yesterday. bobbi kristina's sister reportedly walked out upset over a tribute by whitney houston's sister-in-law pat in law who brown called "phony." she said she was not happy with what was said during the funeral and the feud is "far from over." earlier this year 22-year-old bobbi kristina was found unresponsive in her bathtub, possibly from a drug overdose. she will be laid to rest in new jersey next to her mother. a teacher due on charges. 52-year-old john lloyd waived a preliminary hearing last month allowing the case to go quicker to trail. he taught 5th grade at paradise valley elementary school in hollis ter, he's been on administrative leave when the first female student came forward and accused him of sexual assault. he's in jail without bail. a new report says former subway spokesman jared fogle admitting to paying for sex with a 16-year-old girl in a
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series of text messages. according to business insider the text messages allegedly sent by jared fogle have been subpoenaed by the fbi. subway suspended their relationship with jared fogle after his home was raided regarding the child porn foundation. and the head of his charitable foundation was arrested on federal child porn charges. an expensive trip to italy for rapper rap snoop dogg. apparently money was in his luggage. more than what was allowed without declaring. snoop dogg's attorney says it was payment for performances in europe. the giants hope to win the series today against the attacks rangers. they came from -- texas rangers, they came from behind in extra innings.
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brandon belt launched two home runs as the giants won 9-7 in 11 innings. as beat the cleveland indians last night 5-1 but one of the highlights was in the stands when a fan, this guy there caught a foul ball in his right hand while holding a pizza in his left hand. multi-tasking there. another highlight, the performance of new as pitcher aaron brooks who retired 17 of the first 19 batters. i'm impressed by that -- so calmly too. >> then a little pirouette. >> then had had some pizza. 7:57. let's talk about the rocky fire. two dozen homes destroyed and thousands more threatened. >> we're good to go after that. >> we'll have the latest on the fast-moving wildfire and the biggest concerns as it continues to grow. >> we are in the oakland art
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and soul festival. coming up, a preview of all the action out here today. >> out there at the art and soul festival, nice weather coming our way, overhead at this hour we're greeted by low clouds, a little bit of fog, even drizzle along the coastline this morning. temperatures will be on the mild side. i'll have a look at what is happening outside your door at this hour and what you can expect for the second half coming up.
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everyone we know's homings are ashes now. >> the latest on the largest fire burning in california now. another day of closures on bart. "mornings on 2" continues. good morning. thank you for joining us. welcome to "mornings on 2", sunday, august 2nd, i'm claudine wong. >> i'm allie rasmus, we're getting a quick check of the weather outside, where we sent rosemary on the rooftop. how's it out there? >> it's a great start to the day. we'll look towards san francisco, we have the onshore breeze, really strong through the delta at times this morning. you can see san francisco with the clouds and the fog as i mentioned a moment ago. even a little bit of patchy drizzle will be possible this
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morning. these clouds are going to clear out of the way. we'll have our temperatures nice and mild as we get into the afternoon, a little bit below the seasonal average as our cooldown continues for the seconds part of the weekend. 63 in walnut creek. as well as oakland. low 60s santa rosa, napa, novato, mid-60 in areas like mountainview as well as san jose. a lot like yesterday if you're stepping out. the areas in the inner east bay waking up with cloudy skies yesterday. we had sunshine so the low clouds a little farther inland this morning for some. 84 antioch this afternoon. 82 concord, 83 morgan hill and i'm pointing out the warmer locations. 74 this afternoon for the art and soul fest going on there. 67 san francisco. 78 redwood city, san francisco fair in town and 79 expected for you. so perfect day to be outdoors, this cooling trend is actually going to continue all the way through about tuesday. i'll have a look at the numbers in the extended forecast coming up. hopefully the weather can help firefighters get a handle
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on the fires. >> that's right. look at the map because we're following this developing story of the wildfires across the state. if you can see this map of california you can see there at least 23 major fires in california. they stretch all the way from the oregon border to the cleveland national forest which is near san diego. on the top part of the screen you can see fire indicators have yellow lightning coming from them. those are the lightning strikes that are blamed for the wildfires that are burning east of eureka. the biggest fire, however, in california now is the rocky fire. officials announced this morning it exploded from 27,000 acres to 46,000 acres. 6,000 structures are still threatened. it destroyed 24 homes. we got an update a half-hour ago from cal fire on the
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conditions. >> we're hoping today that the weather conditions are favorable as well as additional resources on the fire line will aid in maintaining the control line we're establishing. >> lots of orders and evacuations, but some insist they are staying and sticking together and watch out for one another. >> a lot of embers coming down, spent the day watering the roof, the neighbors's grass. mostly concerned about the firefighters. they have to be beat. keep up the good work guys. >> there are nearly 2,000 firefighters called in to battle this one fire. there are teams there from across the bay area including crews from san francisco, there are mandatory evacuations and advisories for more than 12,000 people in the area. the frog fire has burned 3,000 acres but more importantly one life has been lost. they've ruled the firefighter from south dakota who came to
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northern california in june to help with the fire season, was in a vehicle on thursday, was looking for ways to battle the blaze when officials lost contact with him. his body was then discovered the following day. governor jerry brown has ordered flags be flown at half- staff. closer to home, there's a large wildfire that is nearly contained. the wragg fire is burning and destroyed 8,000 acres, containment though is 95%. it began july 22nd, at its height 1,000 firefighters were called to put out the blaze. crews had it nearly contained several days ago and then flared up again. all roads though have reopened. the cause of the fire was initially reported as a vehicle accident. officials though are now taking a closer look. happening now -- bart says day one of the transbay tube shutdown went pretty well. the transit agency posted video of workers replacing tracks between the transbay tube and west oakland bart station. workers are installing a half-
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mile section of new crossover tracks and replacing 932 of the old worn-out rail ties. once improvements are made it will allow bart to speed up service by easily moving trains around during delays. there were concerns that shutting down service would cause major problems for bart riders, however, part says the bus bridge is working well. the agency is providing free suttles that run between the 19th street bart station in oakland and the transbay terminal in san francisco two blocks from the regular embarcadero station. >> we were told about this ahead of time. that is the most important thing. otherwise i would probably be upset but they have to do what they have to do. >> full bart service will return for the early morning commute tomorrow but the transbay tube will be shut down again for the three-day labor day weekend next month. to complete all the track improvements. as you would expect bart ridership is down this weekend. ridership dropped by half
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yesterday. by late afternoon trips were down to 47,000. bart says it took about 20 minutes for buses to make that bay bridge trip on those buses. instead of riding buses or driving some people decided to take the ferry. ridership for the san francisco bay ferry soared yesterday. there were 2,500 passengers in the morning, up 24% from a normal saturday. the vallejo/san francisco ferry was up 6%. the san francisco bay ferry is doubling its usual weekend service on the alameda/oakland, san francisco route and will provide extra ferries between the vallejo and san francisco route. while passengers enjoyed the seenic reid on the by a they were surprised by the long lines. others who take bart to cross the bay on weekend are driving instead. this is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. is that boris bore the spider? a friendly spider. i'm told it is boris.
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an that bay bridge camera. he's back again. look at the traffic out there. there is not a lot to speak of but i can tell you yesterday around 11:00, between 11:00 and 1:00 p.m. that bay bridge toll plaza was pretty packed. if you're heading to the city, you might want to head out early and bye boris. >> he likes camera time. ahead on "mornings on 2" -- if you ever want to make sure you know what is going on with your car while at the shop, we have the founder of an app that helps but this. >> it's only been a day and already there's a problem. we're telling but repair work that had to be done at the stadium overnight. >> a subtle drop in temperatures coming up for the second half of your afternoon
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and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. in memphis, tennessee a manhunt is underway for the gunman that shot and killed a police officer. it happened 9:15 last night. police say 33-year-old officer
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sean bolton was at a traffic stop and shot multiple times. he died at the hospital. the third to be fatally shot there since 2011. disappointment in the search for a missing malaysia airlines jet. there were reports a plane door was found on the same indian ocean island where a plane flap was discovered last week but a malaysian official announced the new object is a ladder, not a plane door. meantime the wing flap has been taken to a special lab in france to undergo tests. the man who found the debris on the island is hoping it will lead to some closure for the families of the passengers on board the missing plane. >> for the investigators and also for the families of the victims who don't know what happened it will be good if this was the plane. >> the malaysia government wants to expands the search for more plane debris around the island. a statement from malaysia today says the wing part has been verified by french authorities and boeing as having come from a boeing 777, the same type of
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plane as flight 370. secretary of state john kerry says the u.s. is making progress in the middle east during the trip to cairo, egypt. he said the u.s. is strengthening a relationship with what he describes a key muslim nation. >> we have confidence in egypt and it's important to begin to rebuild elements of our relationship based on this strategic dialogue. >> the u.s. and egypt resumed formal security talks that were suspended years ago amid the political unrest that swept the country. caltrans wants to spend another $5 million testing the safety of the bay bridge. according to the chronicle they hired a panel of experts to gauge the threat posed by salt water that is flooding into the foundation of the eastern span tower. however, a report says water exposure wasn't a problem. last year it cost $20 million
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in taxpayer money to do the test but this year it became apparent there was signs of water-based corrosion on the steel rods that hold the tower in place. now there are new problems with the turf at levi's stadium. 30 minutes into the san francisco 49ers first training camp practice and pieces of sod started to break off the turf. the niners kicked off their first training camp yesterday under their new coach. hundreds watched the practice when it happened. he says crews plan to work through the night to repair the broken turf. you remember last season the field was replaced several times. the 1-year-old $1.3 billion stadium is set to host the super bowl in a little more than six months. the oakland raiders are in napa for their training camp. the team officially had their first practice yesterday. oakland also has a new head coach jack del rio. the team only won three games last year but are more optimistic about the upcoming season. the raiders first preseason
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game is friday, august 14th against the st. louis rams at the oakland coliseum. time 8:13. in a few hours thousands of people will be headed to downtown oakland for the art and soul festival, the second day of that popular event. kristien kafton is there. looks like they let you in. >> reporter: we made our way in. i know. this is one of the three stages, clay street stage empty now. we're about three and-a-half hours until folks really start showing up. you can bet these seats will be filled later today. this is one of the premiere kinds of city festivals around the bay area. right here in oakland. a little later on this alleyway here fill with all different kinds of food and of course the music. what would art and soul be without the music? we're joined by organizer sammi roberts. good morning. telling us about what people can expect. it's music but it's art and all kinds of things.
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>> it's everything. the beauty of oakland, diversity, arlington, crafts, music, food, fun for everybody, family stuff. it's great. arts. >> reporter: people dancing on the sides of building, it's like cirque du soleil. all kinds of stuff. >> absolutely. we have dance troupes here dancing literally on and off the water of city hall. you'll see dancers on the stages today doing all kinds of styles, hip hop, african dance, everything you can imagine. we have a circus stage that has acrobats and contortionists and aerialists and of course the music. two big stages today you see here the elevate oakland stage, a nonprofit in oakland that was founded by sheila e. and all about supporting music in the schools. they have a big show planned on this stage. then the main stage later today. >> you mentioned sheila e. apparently you organized it so
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i can get a personal drumming lesson from her? >> absolutely, it's set up. >> reporter: you think i'll be that good? it can't be that hard, maybe a day or two? >> maybe a century or two? and we can't even dream of being as good as miss e. is. yes, sheila headlining an all- star show on the main stage. the family stone is going to be here bringing big hits to the main stage. sheila is at 4:30. >> reporter: the fun starts at noon, gates open at noon. $12 for adults to come in. $7 for seniors and teens. kids get in free. it's open -- one more point. the whole bart tube closure, we're still telling people that bart is still a great way of getting here if you live in the east bay. it's an easy way to come to the festival. >> you can take bart to the city center 12th street station and it puts you directly on the
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festival grounds. yesterday we had a great first start. i think that a lot of folks, most folks found their way here because our numbers were about the same yesterday as they were for the saturday and the year before. we've got a great festival, we've been around, this is our 15th, 16th - [no audio] -- folks know we provide a quality show. >> reporter: i love the fact it's like the little festival that could. it has at that feeling. samee, thank you so much. you heard it here i get my drumming lesson from sheila e. around 9:30 or so. it's going to be amazing. you saw me scamper on top. truck earlier. i'm going to try that again. we're going to go up on stage, shh, don't tell samee, she doesn't know it yet.
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the big interview with sheila e. coming up in about an hour or so. i would love to hear more from her about what artists she's looking at now too. that's one of the things, you talk to a great percussionist and artist, it's one of the things i want to know more about. >> do you have any background? in drumming? >> reporter: i went to music and art camp. i never was out there to be a drummer. i was cool enough though to be a steel drummer. >> the answer is no? >> a little cussion history. i was morep of of a violinist and actor but with a teacher like sheila e. i expected to be awesome by the end of the show. >> thank you. >> rosemary, he has nice drumming weather. >> that's right. he said not cool enough to be a
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drummer. even better not cool enough to be a fee male student: drummer. she's awesome. for the art and soul festival today beautiful weather. not too hot, very mild, 70s in the forecast for the afternoon. this morning we're waking up with extensive low cloud cover all the way to the east bay. that's what we're showing you here. low clouds stretching into livermore and concord and beyond. the onshore breeze continues to blow through the delta. it's quite robust with the winds gusting to near 30 miles per hour this morning. all in all we have the cooling trend that is continuing. i'll show you the numbers in a moment. actually want to give you a picture from hawaii. look at this, this september to us from our colleague and friend lindsay. here's a picture just taken from honolulu near diamond head. lindsay as well as folks that are going to be heading to hawaii this week, keep an eye on guillermo. right now a hurricane, category 2 with winds to 150 miles per hour. right -- 105 miles per hour,
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over the central pacific now. wednesday and thursday it is expected to weaken. we have a few days to worry about but right now it takes you through maui, oahu and oh akuaui. it's something to watch. we have the onshore breeze and lower temperatures. a trough off the west coast is going to hang around the next couple of days. so for today, tomorrow and into tuesday the cooling trend is going to continue. tuesday is actually expected to be the coolest day. right now napa 62. 62 san francisco, 66 livermore. low 60s in hayward and mid-60s outside in san jose. for the afternoon today, beautiful in san rafael for the afternoon. 77, upper 60s for sausalito. if you're going to be hanging out by the water. 80 in sonoma. 80 santa rosa. a beautiful day for wine tasting in the napa valley. 74 san leandro.
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low to mid-80s for inland communities. a warm day but not too hot for the santa clara county fair in san jose. last day 79 degrees in afternoon. 82 morgan hill. upper 70s in santa cruz. peninsula, 78 redwood city, 73 san bruno. 67 in the city. low to mid-60s in the forecast along the coastline today though yesterday the coast cleared out and it was beautiful with 70s reported in areas around pacifica. the extended forecast with the second half of the weekend showing you temperatures continuing to fall off today. more so for tomorrow. upper 70s in the forecast for inland communities come tuesday. then we begin to rebound by wednesday. >> we were saying it's a little cooler than we typically see this time of year. >> for august we're definitely running a bit cool but it is ok. >> thank you. coming up -- the three major credit agencies that were swapped with a lawsuit. what one woman said she had to prove in order for her to do business with anyone and why she's suing the agencies
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a sandwich shop in pacifica is cleaning up this morning after it went up in flames overnight. that fire was reported around 1:00 this morning. this is the prime dip restaurant on pacific coast highway. one of our photographers shot
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this video as he was driving through the area. no word on what caused that fire. kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually wrapped cheese singles because they may present a choking hazard. the voluntary recall involves the 3-pound and 4-pound boxes of kraft singles, white american and american pasteurized cheese. kraft says a thin strip of packaging film could remain on the cheese slice even after the wrapper is removed. it has a best when used by date of december 29, 2015 and january 4, 2016 following the manufacturing code s54 or s55, if you have it craft says return it to the store for a exchange or refund. don't get on the bad side of rhonda rousey. in rio last night she beat her challenger in all of 34 seconds. her sixth successful defense of her championship bout. there was a bit of trash talk before the fight in which her opponent yelled at her in
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portuguese, she apparently had it translated and learned it meant "don't cry" so after rousey knocked her opponent out she said in english "don't cry." american pharaoh will compete in his first race today since winning the triple crown. american pharaoh is the overwhelming favorite to win this afternoon in new jersey. despite selling his breeding rights in a deal that could be worth $30 million his owner is still sticking to the pledge that pharaoh will continue to race at least until the end of the year. coming up next on "mornings on 2" -- remembering a mother and her children. the message the doctor had for the suspect accused of killing a doctor and her daughters. we will tell you when richmond residents can learn more about a rent control ordinance set to take place this year. >> we're greeted by low clouds and cool conditions. the clouds are trying to clear. this afternoon mostly sunny away from the coast and
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temperatures are continuing to cool though for the afternoon. happy anniversary to me it's safeway's anniversary... happy anniversary to me but you're the one who's gonna save some serious money. happy anniversary to me right now with your club card brentwood sweet corn is 4 for $1.00, tropicana orange juice or farmstand juice is $2.49 and lays potato chips are just $1.99. happy anniversary to me. safeway's huge anniversary sale! it's just better.
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♪ all right, all right♪ >> a nice way to start your sunday morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2". this is a look at the oakland art and soul fest getting ready to kick off day two. christ ien kafton has the tough job of checking it all in. we'll check with him in a few minutes. it's going to be fun. welcome back to "mornings on 2". should be is -- nice
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weather. >> indeed, temperatures are going to be relatively mild as we get outside. nice day to be outdoors if you're going in and around the bay, even our inland communities. 80s, mid-80s for warmer locations. cloud cover here over the oakland estuary. if you're stepping out this morning we have the onshore breeze. most of us with cloudy skies. you may need at least a light jacket. temperatures will be coming up as we get into the next hour or so. i'll have the numbers for you coming up in a little bit. i want to start with a picture from chloe. she says the rocky fire has left the lower area and now moving northeast. 70 already in her area. yesterday morning she sent me a photo that was very smoky. so again, we talk about the winds shifting and when that happens some areas get smoke and it begins to clear out. other areas get the smoke. so this morning the winds are
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variable for the most part. as we get into 10:00, 11:00, notice in some areas from the northeast, some areas from the south so the wind at any time could be shifting the smoke over portions of clear lake. so folks, you don't have it. now you may have it a little later today. as we get into the afternoon, south and westerly winds will pick up and take over. so the smoke will be pushed up to the north and to the east as well. another warm day for the clear lake lower lake area. in the low 90s. favorable compared to what we had just a few days ago when that area was dealing with very dry weather and triple-digit heat. still firefighters have their hands full as we've been listening and hearing about for days now. a look at what you can expect for today. in our area. low to mid-60s now. we'll go into the low 60s to mid-70 range for the lunch hour depending on where you're at. this is the coast, this is warmer spots inland. for the afternoon low 60s at the coast. 60s and 70s around the bay. 70s and mid-80s for some of our
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warmer locations today. when we come back i'll look at what you can expect for the neighborhood and how long this cooling trend is going to continue. new this morning, an overnight power outage is affecting hundreds in antioch and the light may not come back on until this afternoon. the outage happened after 12:30 this morning in the area of hillcrest avenue not far from highway 4, you can see a map on the screen, at one point nearly 1,000 people were without power. now that number is 172. pg&e pg&e still doesn't know what caused the outage. people gathered in modesto to remember a mother and two daughters allegedly killed by the father of one of the girls. these are pictures from last night's memorial. about 400 people gathered at the public service. the gallos center for the arts paid tribute to dr. amanda cruz, her 6-year-old daughter elizabeth ripley and 6-month- old baby michelle martinez. patients who had been treated by dr. cruz recalled her skills and compassion. cruz' twin sister says the loss is tremendous. >> they were all amazing people
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in their own right. and the world is going to be a lot everyonier without them. >> 37-year-old martin martinez from san jose is under arrest. a suspect in the five killings that happened july 18th in cruz' home. the other two victims were his mother and girl believed to be his niece. martinez has been charged in a separate death, that of a 2- year-old son of dr. cruz that died last fall of injuries stemming from alleged abuse. the as and girlfriend of pitcher sean dolittle are offering support to the family of police sergeant scott lunger. fans can drop off letters or write messages to the family. the table for this will be there when the gaits open to the end of the third inning. scott lunger was shot and killed july 22nd.
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he played in the baseball league and was a big as fan. the city debated the rent control ordinance for month but this tuesday a proposal stalled during a late night city council hearing. in richmond. on friday night they talked about this. rent went up an average of 13% last year. however, the contra costa times says 40% of fees can be passed on to tenants. another reading of the yord yordinnans scheduled for wednesday. police say last weekend there were two stabbings, three sexual assault attempts and five shootings. two of the shootings were deadly. authorities say violent crimes and property crimes are up slightly this year when compared to last year though homicides are not. police plan to target hot spots in the hopes of just doing something to stop this crime wave and say they were going to
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ramp up the patrols as long as northwest. the u.s. postal service is looking for help in san jose. because of the extreme name for city carrier assistants at the san jose post office there's a workshop being held to help prospective applicants. this workshop will be from 10:00 this morning to noon. at the san jose processing and distribution center. located on lundy avenue. thousands of people will be in downtown oakland today to enjoy good food and music during the art and soul festival. it's the last day for the event. christ ien is there to talk about the big names expected to perform today and big name that will teach you a thing or two later this morning, right? >> reporter: yeah, that's the big hope. that first weekend in august great time in oakland because it's the oakland art and soul festival. you said great food, not a lot of food now. it's a little early. we have about three hours to go until the gates open here but
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this whole alleyway here is going to be lined with booths for food. again great food and the name of the game is the art and soul festival and that means we've been talking a lot about music, some great musiccal artists out here today. another big component is the visual artist. we're joined now by an artist who is here setting up this morning and showing off some of his beautiful artwork the aaron harris. if we can talk for a moment about your work. it's beautiful. tell us about what you do. your subject matter and what you do with it. >> sure. my work is all original. these are all original acrylic and oil paintings. basically a representation of beautiful women, -- excuse me, super icons, color theory, different popular people. basically represents creativity. one of the man -- mantras of
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our company is engage, believe. we want to promote creativity and promote believe, just believe in good and positive things. >> reporter: so that end you talk about engagement and the eyes in your paintings just pop. there is really a sense of connection to your work. >> exactly. when i look at faces and eyes, it's basically containers for the colors. and it has a lot of different layers so people we've noticed coming out to oakland, we've met a lot of beautiful people. all different types of genres of races, everything, everyone has been connecting with the work very well. very friendly and just been a really positive experience here. >> reporter: i saw your work before. i see a little andy war hol influence, embracing pop culture and getting a sense what have it means to the public. i mean we have elevated these people to iceons and this is a great way to show them and highlight them and really examine what they mean to us.
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>> right. that is another reason it's important to be out here in oakland because it represents culture. obviously the city is famous for being very cultural. that's pretty much what the work is exactly about, popular culture. colors, celebrating life, celebrating with the people in the community. so, again, we had a beautiful fun time just talking with the people, enjoying the festivities, the music pumping. it's a beautiful event. it's our first event too. so first time for everything and we just had a blast. >> reporter: make sure we get the message out, this art is for sale. >> right. >> reporter: people need to support their local artist. you are a local artist. >> exactly. come down today, you're going to get original art, these are all hand painted, we have two prints but everything you see here is actually painted with the paint brush, spray can and any. oakland residents we're giving a good price because, if the work is available on-line it's
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usually significantly higher but for the oakland community we're reaching out to the people, we're making offers and they are taking the work. we just want to have it in the peoples' homes for them to enjoy it, interact with the work, wake up and hopefully use their creativity, go bake a cake, make a painting, do something, take a photography class. promoting creativity. >> reporter: aaron harris, thank you so much for chaining your work with us -- sharing your work with us. we'll wrap up in a moment but we're going to talk about. that these are the visual arts and we'll have music later on. we have sheila e. later. this main stage is where she will be, 4:30 this afternoon. again we have been in contact with her. she's watching and she knows i want that drum lesson. we'll see what she can do in an
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hour. that's later on. >> you're bragging that she's texting you. >> reporter: what? i wouldn't brag about that? one of the great things about her, she really supports the artist community. it's one of the themes, that she gives back and encourages young artists, young musicians to be a part of the art theme. that's what the festival is about. that's the serious note, fun note is me drumming poorly in the next half-hour to hour. >> we're looking forward to that. 15 years, bart still running over there so if you want to head down there certainly a great day for it. thank you so much. still to come -- three major credit agencies slapped with a lawsuit. what one woman said she had to prove to do business with anyone and why she's suing the agencies because of it.
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>> next, we'll introduce you to an app that was made in the bay. >> we're joined by the low clouds and very widespread this morning. when i expect the clouds to clear and temperatures to warm coming up.
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welcome back on this sunday. a live look at the walnut creek area, low clouds moves in while we slept. they will continue to be with us the next hour or so. back towards the coast temperatures feeling nice today. 80s for the warmer locations. i'll have a look at what you can expect for your area coming up. if you take your car to the shop do you ever wonder what is going on with the repairs? we'll telling but an app called your mechanic made in the bay. mobile service that just launched in the fran bay area. the app -- san francisco bay area. the app prepares on-line repair quotes, mechanic profiles, reviews and 24/7 appointment scheduling. claudine, how is this app impacting the auto industry?
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>> i'm here with the ceo and rough founder of your mechanic. what does this do? it's a little like yelp, a little like mobile windshield, uber all combined. your car needs repair or something. you punch it in? >> basically you go on the app say what type of car you drive, services you may need. you get a price and you can see mechanics' profiles, rating and availability. and they come to you. >> your windshield needs fixed, they come to you. you often don't go to a fix. like aaa. you've already been in operation for -- you're in san francisco now but how's that working? how are people liking it? >> it's working great. people love the service. you go check out our reviews or go and look at the reviews on our site. thousands of people using the service every month. they love it.
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>> the idea, when people with mechanics it's hard. i always struggle to know where do you bring the car, where do you trust someone? how do you trust the mechanics that are listed that you're contracting with in terms of saying this is something that is going to give me a good price? >> the prices never change on you. every single mechanic is rated by the community members so. you know the ratings, the cars they work on. and their background checks, reference check. you're getting a certified mechanic at a fixed price. >> you say if the ratings drop they can't get more orders? it's kind of driven by the consumer? >> solely driven by the community. >> what about more complicated repairs? sometimes they have to go under it. how are they doing that in your driveway if they need to do this extra stuff? >> if you need the engine or transmission replaced -- >> it's not going to be in the driveway.
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>> right. but if your car doesn't start, check headlight is on, belts -- it can be done anywhere. >> you need the oil change. sometimes people do that themselves anyway, you can have it done? >> fairly complicated things at someone's house like water pumps. brakes. >> you have to take a lot out to get to the timing belt. >> mechanics have been doing this for decades. we're not inventing anything. it's just adding a layer of transparency to the existing process. >> you think it's the future? >> it's dedepress, right? >> it seems much more convenient. thank you so much. if you have a made in the bay submission send it to ktvu.com. just look for the "made in the bay" section on the bottom right of our home page. from car talk to weather.
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>> mild weather, cooler than typical august but we'll take it. if you have a convertible you may want to put the top down as we get into the afternoon. we have nice weather coming up, not too hot. just right for most. a live look here over oakland where we are again waking up with the low clouds. this is going to continue at least for the next hour or so. i've put on the fog and low cloud cover stormtracker 2 time lapse here. the last three hours, you can see just barely thinning out over the santa cruz mountains. the rest of us still covered quite a bit. can i see here in the east bay some of the higher elevations beginning to clear out just a little bit. it's going to take the next hour or two before we begin to see this pull back. for the afternoon we'll have fog at the coastline, showers and thunderstorms back over the sierra for the afternoon today. so if you are headed in that direction that is what you can expect for today. as we get into the business week ahead, maybe your vacation week ahead better weather coming as far as it being
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drier. let's get into the afternoon here, we have temperatures that will be on the, again, mild side, even a little cooler than what we had saturday afternoon. here we are into the afternoon, clouds at the coast. yesterday we actually had pretty good clearing and it was a beautiful day along the coast. it will be a little breezy, onshore breeze with us this morning will continue into the afternoon. and then for again the sierra just little bits of blue over lake tahoe, yosemite. downpours and showers expected there. 63 degrees now in napa. 62 san francisco. 66 livermore. low to mid-60s livermore and san jose. with the cloud cover overhead haven't seen much change so far. 80 for the afternoon in sonoma as well as napa. 83 st. helena. low 90s, warm day again in areas where the rocky fire is burning. in the clear lake area.
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68 sausalito. nice in richmond for the afternoon, 72. 71 berkeley. mid-80s for brentwood. 83 livermore. southway locations, going to be warm. 83 morgan hill. 81 saratoga. 78 in santa cruz. upper 70s in menlo park as well as redwood city. 67 san francisco. low to mid-60s expected at the coast with partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. extended forecast, cooling trend will continue as we get back to work monday. tuesday low to mid and upper 70s in the forecast from the bay inland. so relatively cool for the first start of the week. we'll begin to rebound as we get to mid-week wednesday. notice temperatures jump especially for inland cities and back to the low 90s by thursday. looking at the futurecast models that take to us next weekend. we may actually cool back down as we get into saturday and sunday. >> scattered clouds but no possibility of rain really. >> a little drizzle along the
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coast, that's about it. wildlife authorities in zim babe way say keysile the lion cecil the lion's companion jericho was dead but is not, jericho is alive. zimbabwean authorities now say a second american also killed a lion in an illegal hunt several months ago. walter palmer the dentist who killed cecil has been in communication with the u.s. fish and wildlife service but has shut down his dental practice and has been in hiding since the news broke. for him to be extradited a legal expert says the u.s. has to find that palmer could have faced criminal prosecution here for similar crimes. >> it's if a crime in zimbabwe and the allegations also constitute a crime in the united states and considered a sufficiently grave crime, that means something that can be punished by at least a year in prison, then a formal
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extradition request could be considered. >> a petition to the white house has more than 100,000 signatures calling on the u.s. to extradite palmer. another politician could be running for president of the united states. plus, what a gop presidential nominee promised voters when it comes to taxes and their paychecks.
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riot police in france are clashing with migrants from africa and the middle east. officers sprayed a chemical irritant on people that tried to storm the english channel tunnel yesterday. the migrants were able to break down several security fences as they attempted to reach the tunnel entrance. they are fleeing from war and poverty in their homeland in africa and the middle east. they hope to reach the tunnel and view england as their best chance for a better and safer life. puerto rico faces major money problems after it missed
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a $58 million bond payment. it was supposed to make that debt payment yesterday but the governor's chief of staff said it would not make that payment saying they "don'ts have the money." this comes as puerto rico has $72 billion in debt. the office hope to renegotiate date with creditors. republican presidential candidate lindsey graham hit the trail this week with senator john mccain. >> america needs a leader who can hit the ground running and can fight this isis threat which is a direct threat to the united states of america and its citizens. >> mccain talked during a town hall statement yesterday. meantime gop presidential candidate rand paul told illinois supporters that under his leadership payroll taxes will go away. >> i'm going to try to bring
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jobs home by lowering taxes in our country so companies will want to locate here again. >> yesterday senator paul told a crowd that many businesses are moving overseas because their taxes are too high. the senator is trying to secure his spot in the first presidential debate held this thursday and will air on fox news. only the top 10 candidates in recent national polls will participate. vice president joe biden is thinking of running for the top spot. cbs news reports that biden's chief of staff has been reaching out to democratic leaders and some donors about a presidential bid. some close to the vp say it's unlikely because he's still grieving the death of his son but yesterday a "new york times" columnist reported that beau biden had before his death urged his father to run. new this morning, president obama is set to unveil new regulations tomorrow aimed at cutting carbon pollution that comes from the nation's power plants. the white house says the president's final plan will impose even steeper cuts on
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greenhouse gas emissions than previously expected. the president says it's the biggest and most important step the u.s. has ever taken to combat climate change. opponents say they will sue the government to stop the rule from being implemented. a march for civil rights continues today, the naacp began the america's journey for justice in selma, alabama yesterday. an 850-mile march to washington, dc. about 100 people marched over the bridge, that is a landmark in the civil rights movement. participants say it's time to take action. >> we have to change the laws. that means passing the interracial profiling act. >> you can't twitter about it. you can't talk about it on facebook. you have to be engaged, you have to be -- participate in a real meaningful way. we're here. >> different groups will pick up where the marchers leave off each day and they expect to reach the nation's capital in 40 days. from was drama between family members at the private funeral for bobbi kristina brown, the daughter of bobby brown and late singer whitney
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houston. relatives of houston and brown attended the invitation only ceremony outside atlanta yesterday. bottlenecky brown's sister reportedly walked out because she was upset over a tribute by whitney's sister-in-law pat houston who she calls phony. she was not happy about what was said during the funeral and said the feud is far from over. earlier this year 22-year- old bobbi kristina was found unresponsive in her tub possibly from a drug overdose. today she will be laid to rest in new jersey next to her mother. just before 9:00. coming up on "mornings on 2" -- a recall this morning. what kraft wants you to return to the grocery store because of a choking hazard. >> coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2" -- experian, transunion, equifax all hit with a lawsuit. what one woman says she had to do to prove that she was able to do business with any one and why she's suing the agencies over it. >> additional cooling in the forecast for your bay area
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sunday. outside our doors this morning waking one the low clouds, when are they going to clear and temperature for today coming up.
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thousands of people are
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expected to pack downtown oakland. the big name expected to perform at today's art and soul festival. >> two dozen homes destroyed and thousands more threatened. we'll have the latest on a dangerous wildfire that's grown in size overnight. good morning to you and welcome to the 9:00 hour of mornings on 2. you are taking a live look at oakland's art and soul festival. here at all the chairs ready for some nice music, food. the weather will shape up just beautifully. we will check back in with christian in a bit. good morning to you. >> we are going to send it to rosemary to tell us about the weather. it looks like a nice day for the art and soul festival with cloud cover, not too hot or cold. >> absolutely, just right for most of us.
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>> we have jerry day going on. that will be told this afternoon as well. temperatures in san francisco for the second half, upper 60s. you can cementy gray and patchy drizzle along the coastline. just inside the city you may find it damp as well. in the last half hour you begin to see some clouds over higher elevations begin to thin out over and along santa cruz, santa cruz mountains. here is a sign of things to come. clouds will continue to clear into the second part of the morning and early afternoon. the onshore breeze is quite strong for fairfield this morning, gusting to 32 miles per hour. the clouds are a little bit more widespread than yesterday morning and further inbound. some woke up with sunshine yesterday and this morning you have cloud cover in livermore, concord, perhaps walnut creek. temperatures are not bad at all. it's 65 in walnut creek, 67
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livermore, 64 oakland, 62 to the north bay nevado. antioch you are at 65, 61 lafayette, danville is 63. as we get into the second half of the day, low clouds are expected to remain along the coastline. the rest of us will be mostly sunny with 60s at the post, upper 60s to low 70s along the bay, low to mid 80s in morgan hill, livermore, concord. i will put some numbers on your screen when i come back with how long this trend is going to last. >> thanks. weather is always a factor in numerous wildfires we are facing in california. we are monitoring the developing story near clear lake where a fast moving wildfire grew in size overnight. this footage was taken a short time ago. rocky went from 27,000 ache acres to 46,000 acres. containment is still only 5% at
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this hour. right now there are at least 23 major fires in california. take a look at the mapcalfire posted. across the state from north to south firefighters are dealing with fires from the oregon border to the cleveland national forest near san diego. the gray color indicates the active fires that are fully contained. there are a only a couple of those. lightning streaks are blamed for -- strikes are blamed for a series of fires. the rocky county in lake is the largest in california. it started wednesday and there are no signs it will let up soon. sections of highway 16 and 20 are closed because of the fire danger. the fire has so far destroyed 50 buildings including 24 homes. 6000 structures are threatened and there are mandatory evacuations or advisories for more than 12,000 people in the area. >> really dark smoke right behind that hill behind our house. we had everything in the car
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ready to go. >> despite the evacuation orders, some residents are hoping to stick it out even though their homes are in the path of the fire. residents know they're in danger but say they're banning together and watching out for one another. >> embers coming down. i spent the day watering the roof, watering the neighbors' grass. we are mostly concerned with the firefighters. they've got to be beat. keep up the good word. >> nearly 2000 firefighters developed called. there are crews from across the area including crews from san francisco. another destructive fire is the frog fire. 3000 acres burned but more importantly one life was lost. a firefighter from south dakota who came in june to help with the fire season. he was in a vehicle looking for ways to battle the blaze when officials lost contact. his body was discovered the following day. governor brown has ordered
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flags be flown at half staff. closer to home is a large wildfire nearly contained. it has burned 8000 acres and is 95% contained. the wragg fire began on july 22 july 22nd. crews had the fire nearly contained several days ago but it flared up again during the hot weather we had. all roads have reopened. firefighters pointed to a vehicle accident as the possible cause, but now they're taking a closer look at the theory. vacaville police arrested a couple in connection with a carjacking during a test drive. police say the two were on a test drive with a salesman and told him they needed to stop at a bank and get a cashiers check so they can buy the car. at the bank he threatened the salesman saying he had a gun and the two took off. police chased them on
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interstate 80 before taking them into custody. officers discovered a knife and replica hand gun. police are searching for a man wanted for two crimes. the 52 year old is a suspect in a robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. he was last seen in a gold 1991 honda accord with california plates. he is also a registered sex offender and may be armed and dangerous. a badger that spent two months in the hospital is being released into the wild. it was brought in on june 6 after found near the body of its mother. the female badger was semi conscious and had to be hand fed and nursed back to health. now she's ready to be released into the wild at a 300-acre branch. thousands of people are going to be in downtown oakland to enjoy good food and music during the art and soul festival. >> it's the last day for the event, last chance to catch musical acts and art work on
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display. christian is live behind a drum set. he will get a lesson from one of the big names. it looks like you are preparing. >> from one of the greatest, an amazing percussionist. i understand she's ready to give me my lesson. i plan on being very difficult. sheila, if you are watching, trust me, i am going to be difficult. i am trying to get it going right now. i have a little bit of rhythm. the problem is i don't have the drumsticks to get it done. >> good start. >> not bad. this, guys, is the main stage. we are trying to give an artists eye view of what it looks like. this is the area where the artists play. this is where sheila e will be. this is not her drum set of course. an artist of her caliber is bringing her own drums.
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you can see some of them right here. if you lack carefully you can see oh there we go, sheila e. look at that. from what i understand she will let me play on her drums. i asked if she had insurance on them because i want to be sure if i do damage, i am planning on getting like dave from foo fighters and nirvana on this. i plan on bringing it up a notch. tell us more about the art and soul festival. we met with a visual artist but music is a big part of it. >> music is a big part of it. from the againing we set out to be a premiere music vest value and i think we have accomplished that. this is our 15th year. we started with one stage and one sponsor in 2001. now we have multiple stages, blocks, and sponsors. it's a great festival. >> it's like the little festival that could. this was a grassroots small effort and turned into this opportunity to showcase what
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makes oakland special. >> absolutely. it was a convergence of two things. we wanted to catalyze development and activity in the downtown area. it was quiet in 2001. we were kind of the first ones on the scene. it was that convergence and also this is a city that is just filled with artistic talent whether it is visual artists, industrial artists, musicians, performance art, spoken word, everything. you find it here. there are so many talented people. we wanted to have a venue for showcasing all that talent and in a way that would bring new life to downtown oakland. >> speaking of talent, sheila e. that has to be a huge get. obviously she will be headlining but she's really about giving back to the community and making sure other artists get their opportunity and their shot too. >> absolutely. in addition to being a local legend, sheila e is also
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cofounder. they're all about quality music programs and education in the schools. they had a fund raiser at the fox last year and raised a lot of money for the schools. they're getting more exposure for art and soul festival for the cause. it's a perfect partnership for us to be working with them. >> sounds great. thank you so much and thank you for being such a great sport and letting me on the main stage. i have always wanted this view and it is incredible. sheila e is due in about 15 or 20 minutes or so. we are hoping again for the drum lesson a little bit later on. i understand she's on board with it because she even said i could try her drums. art and soul festival, to walk folks through, gates open at noon so folks can show up a the noon at the gate. it's $12 for adults and $7 for teens and seniors. kids get in free. it runs from 12:00 to 6:00.
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sheila e takes main stage where we are standing at 4:30 this afternoon. it promises to be a great show. she's an amazing percussionist. >> don't touch her drum set. >> i have to tell you about that drum set. that's a really nice blinged out drum set. that's great that you got to see it. can we get another shot of that? look at that. >> right? it's like it is all blinged out. this looks like a rock star's drum set. this is exactly what you think a rock star's drum set should look like. >> definitely. i read sheila e was discovered by prince while she was performing drums. maybe she will discover you. maybe this is your big moment. >> i am not going to ask her to put in a good word with prince for me but if prince does happen to notice, i am available for a tour maybe in the fall. i am not saying i can go on tour indefinitely but i could go for a short tour, maybe fill
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in on the drums. >> we don't want to lose you. >> i like the bay area too much. i like working for channel 2 too much. >> otherwise you would be in, totally. >> thanks. we'll check in with you in a bit. we are excited to see sheila e. 9:12. at 9:30 we are going to continue to update you on the rocky fire. we will hear from cal fire about the strategy to fight this blaze. >> a fire in pacifica. we'll tell you what restaurant was hit by the flames and how they are cleaning up will ever our cooling trend will continue into your sunday afternoon. i will have a look at your numbers this morning, what you can expect for the second half, and how long this trend will last, coming up. i know you're staying golden by managing your energy use...ns which means managing water too,
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♪ the way you make me feel. >> a little michael jackson to kick you off. we are giving a live look at the cloudy conditions in san jose, 79 degrees in the afternoon. it's going to be a perfect day. i will have a look at your current conditions coming up. a sandwich shop in pacifica is cleaning up a of it went up in flames overnight. the fire was reported at 1:00 this morning. you are looking at the prime
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dip restaurant on pacific coast highway. one of our photographers shot this video as he was driving through the area. there is no word on what started the fire. a woman killed in hayward after hit by a union pacific train. it happened about 4:30 yesterday afternoon on tracks on industrial parkway near pacific street. police think the one was on the tracks by mistake and not to commit suicide. her name is not released but police say she was in her 40s. a crash that injured 11 people is under investigation in southern california. it happened around 8:15 last night. a limo carrying nine people crashed into two other cars while exiting the freeway. authorities say the most seriously injured people were traveling in the limo. it's park teen on trial clear what caused the crash. the gerald desmond bridge in long beach has reopened after a driver going the wrong way caused a deadly crash. it happened shortly after 7:00 yesterday morning. police say the driver veered from the west bound lanes into oncoming traffic and crashed
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into two other cars. the driver of one of the cars died at the scene. three other people were hurt including a police officer who suffered minor injuries while trying to help one of the drivers. a special tribute to the 8 year old girl killed in santa cruz last weekend. i want to show you the sand sculpture of a wolf created on the beach near the santa cruz boardwalk in her memory. according to her family and friends she loved wolves. maddi's body was found in a dumpster 26 hours after she disappeared from her home. a 15 year old neighbor is accused of killing her. he was charged as an adult for murder, kidnapping, rape. the -- offering support to the family of scott lunger. there is a table at the colosseum where fans can drop condolence letters or write messages to his family. table is between home plate and third baseline.
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it will be there when the gates open until the end of the third inning. sergeant lunger was shot on killed on patrol on july 22nd. he was a big'sa's fan. as we go to rosemary, for ought fires in our area -- all the fires, firefighters are happy to see the cooler temps. >> you are right. temps have come down significantly. the humidity is up, southwesterly breeze, cool pacific air is helping out. when the fire broke out wednesday we had the dry north northeast winds and temperatures were in the triple digits. today, the winds are not expected to be a big issue but i want to show you as we get into the afternoon we have a variable wind. when wind shifts some folks smell and see the smoke. it shifts again and begins to clear. it is a variable wind.
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this reading is closest to where the fire is burning. it is a southwest breeze at 8 miles per hour. a variable wind all around areas of the fire. it could be anyone's guess where the smoke is going to drift into the afternoon. as we get into the second part of the day the winds then become more southwesterly and areas close to the fire, about 13 miles per hour. wind hasn't really been an issue although it is very steep terrain out there and the firefighters are having a hard time. it's going to be another warm day. relative humidity will drop to 25% in the afternoon. still warm and relatively dry but not as bad as it was a few days ago as they continue to fight the rocky fire this afternoon. we have low pressure developing off the coastline. it will hang with us for the next days and it will continue to bring temperatures down. we have onshore breeze this morning that will continue into the afternoon. we have clouds outdoors widespread to the northeast and south bay this morning. it will clear to the coast and
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be mostly sunny away from the coastline. it is 64 in santa rosa as well as at the airport. san francisco is checking in in the mid 60s. we will have a nice day at the ballpark this afternoon. the a's play at 1:05, 72, westerly breeze with mostly sunny conditions. enjoy. into the afternoon starting with the north bay, 78 for petaluma. 68 in sausalito. , 74 for hayward as well as oakland, low 80s in danville. we have the art and soul festival going on and continuing for oakland, san jose, 79. we have all around mild to warm weather, not too hot and not too cold. we have 67 this afternoon in
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san francisco where again it's going to be jerry day for the afternoon. 65 at half moon bay with partly to mostly cloudy sky. we have the cooling trend that won't stop until tuesday when temperatures bottom out in the upper 70s for inland communities, 79 livermore in early august. >> that's pretty cool. >> that's atypical. temperatures will rebound wednesday and thursday but we may see a cool down into next week. overall it is not too bad. when it comes to the fires burning out there. >> it's been the trend pretty much all summer, a little bit cooler than years past. >> i had my windows open last nitrogen. i woke up i was like what is that feeling? oh i am cold. >> haven't felt that in a while. >> thanks. kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually wrapped cheese singles because they may
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present choking hazard. it involves three and four pound boxes of kraft singles american. a thin strip of the packaging film could remain on the slice even after the wrapper is removed. the affected product has best when used by date between december 292015 and january 4, 2016 followed by codes f54 or f55. anyone with the product can return it to the store for an exchange or refund. parts washing up on a remote island. they were believed to be from the missing plane. we have reports on at least one of the parts belonged to. >> what the star of the film train wreck pledges to do this morning after someone contacted her online.
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we are following some
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developing news for you out of brooklyn. we are going to talk about that story in just a minute. first we want to move to developing news this morning from memphis, tennessee where a manhunt is underway for a gunman who shot and killed a police officer. that happened about 9:15 last night. the 33 year old officer was conducting a traffic stop when he was shot. he did die at the hospital and he is the third memphis officer to be fatally shot since 2011. amy schumer pledges to take a stand against gun violence. she stars in the movie train wreck and that's the movie playing when a gunman in louisiana opened fire in a theater killing two women and wounding others. this is surveillance video from the shooting. schumer made the pledge yesterday after a sandy hook survivor pinned an open letter to the actress urging her to do other about gun violence. schumer responded saying she thinks about the victims
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everyday and said "don't worry, i am on it. you will see ." a woman suing three credit agencies after she said they said she was dead. she spent months trying to convince the agencies that she was still alive. it's called a glitch but the glitch made it difficult to get loans, credit cards, or a home. the woman said she noticed the deceased notation on her report in 2013 and she spent months trying to convince them she was alive. death can be reported to a credit agency by creditors. new survey says college students don't check credit scores. u.s. bank reports only half of undergraduates check their scores. it is students 18 to 30. once a person begins using credit they should keep track of it. college is typically when a person gets the first credit card. the big bart trans bay tube closure continues. if you have to travel from san francisco to the east bay, bart says they have you covered.
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we will tell you about the progress about the bus bridge and a progress about the repairs. >> we'll tell you when is going to happen in san mateo. you're♪ ♪ a broken guitar ♪ while the rainwater washes away ♪ ♪ who you are ♪ we go over the mountains
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welcome back to mornings on 2 weekends. here is a live look at the drum set of artist sheila e. she
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apparently will be giving a percussion lesson coming up layer this morning. he has been there all morning. this is the 15th year from the event. we are still taking a look at the view that the artists will have. that's sheila e right there, looks like she's getting ready for that lesson. >> he is so lucky. >> he is. she might have her hands full. but he does have a musical background. welcome back. >> good morning. let's start with a quick look at your weather with rosemary upstairs on the patio. are you cold? >> it's not bad. the onshore breeze is blowing and makes it cool but we tend to live the fabulous life because we have fabulous weather so often. that's what we are going to have for the afternoon. temperatures will be mild to
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warm but not too hot or too cold for most into the second half of the day. take a look at what's going on behind me. we are dealing with low clouds and fog along the coast. we have even a bit of patchy drizzle. we are used to it. that's what we speck during the summer months. this helps keep us with such nice weather. we have 66 walnut creek, 66 mountain view. the onshore breeze is with us, quite rebust through the delta at times, widespread cloud cover to the east bay. this is going to burn back and we will have mostly sunny skies away from the coastline and temperatures again cooling off even over yesterday. 82 concord, 84 antioch, 79 san jose, 78 redwood city, 67 san francisco, napa 80 for the second half of the day. it's hard to complain about this kind of weather. temperatures will continue to drop as we get to work monday. i will have a look at that in the extended forecast coming
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up. conditions across our state and especially in northern california are tender dry -- tender dry conditions, hot weather having an impact on fire fights across the state. we are tracking progress on wildfires across california. these are pictures taken this morning of the largest active wildfire, the rocky fire. it jumped from 27,000 acres to 47,000 acres which is 72 square miles. san francisco is 47 square miles. that's a huge swath of area. >> conditions across our state and especially in northern california are tender dry. that's what's allowing the fires to burn at such an explosive rate. last night we burned out much of the grass and by the time the actual wildfire burned we have a larger area to really
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make a constantly. >> cal fire says one of the approaches to fighting the fire is to burn land before the wildfire comes so when it reaches the area there is no dry vegetation to continue fanning the flames. the rocky fire is at 5% containment with 24 homes destroyed and evacuation orders or advisories in effect for 12,000 people in the area. bart says day one of the trans bay tube shut down went pretty well. there is video on the facebook page of these workers. they are installing a half mile section of a new crossover track and replacing 932 old and worn out rail tiles. once improvements are made it will allow bart to speed service by easily moving trains during delays. there were concerns that shutting down the service between san francisco and oakland would cause problems for riders. however, bart says its bus bridge is working well. the agency is providing free shuttles between 19th street
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bart station and trans bay temporary terminal in san francisco to block the way from the regular station. >> they let us know ahead of time so that's the most important thing. any other way, i would probably be upset. but they have do what they have to do. >> full bart service will return for the early morning commute tomorrow but the tube will be shut down again for the three day labor day weekend to complete the track improvements. bart ridership is down, it dropped by half yesterday. by late afternoon trips were down 47,000. bart says it took 20 minutes for buses to make the bay bridge trip. instead of riding buses or driving some people did decide to take the ferry. ridership soared yesterday. there were 2500 passengers in the morning which is a 24% increase from a normal saturday morning. the san francisco bay ferry is doubling usual weekend service on the route while also
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providing extra ferries. while passengers are enjoying the scenic ride on the bay they were surprised by the long lines to board the ferry. some people told us they waited for more than an hour. let's check in on the drive to san francisco because lots of people are choosing to do this. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is moving steadily but it's still early. keep that in mind. as the the day progresses, traffic does pick up and there is often a wait on a normal day going through those tolls. yesterday by 11:00 am, it was bumper to bumper at the toll plaza. if you are planning on driving into the city, head out early. >> last hour when we checked that spot boris the spider made an appearance but it looks like he is done making his web. >> he is tired. experts in california say gas prices here could fall to under $2.50 a gallon soon.
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inside bay area reports it can happen if refineries continue to produce at full capacity and also switch over to winter blend gas in the next couple months. the winter blend is cheaper to produce. if both of those happen we could see prices at the $2.50 range by the end of the year. the reason for the recent hike in prices is according to efforts demand for summer blend gas outweighed supply. experts forecast that supply will be abundant in the fall therefore lowering prices. here is a look at what you are paying now. san francisco's average is $3.59. in oak land it's $3.49. gas prices are slightly cheaper in san jose at $3.47 and in santa rosa, $3.46. this is according to triple a's fuel gauge report. we were paying $4 a gallon at this time last year. in a few hours thousands of people will be heading to downtown oakland to enjoy the art and soul festival.
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it's the second day of this popular event which is in its 15 15th year. christian is live in oakland. we saw sheila e at the top of the half hour. i am so excited. she's a legend. >> do you see the grin on my face? >> yes. >> what do you think it means? >> you are hanging out with sheila e! >> sheila, we go way back. >> way back. >> we used to play in an orchestra together. we both played violin. he is amazing. >> i am pretty good. >> i had a crush on him and he turned me down. >> i broke her violin so now she teaches -- taught her violin so now she teaches me drums. it's all about pay back. >> right. >> you are headlining tonight's big show. this is one of the premiere events for oakland. it's got to be great. what are you planning? >> we are going to have a great
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time. we are in the bay area. what else can we ask for? amazing music. my family will be here, my dad, brothers, nephews. we have a couple surprises from some of our kids that we mentor in the bay area. they'll be performing with me. it's going to be a blast. >> what an amazing musical family that you come from. people might know you as a singer but also you have done so much for percussion and for drums. it's an amazing thing. it's inspirational especially for young women to see a woman drummer doing it. >> it's because of phil jackson i dad. my dad is still playing. if you grew up in an environment where your dad is playing percussion and there is music in the house, in the living room, them playing and jamming, i couldn't help but play. >> i was gushing earlier. we do go way back because i used to watch your dad in berkeley. i have had this connection with your daddy with watching you
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guys play. it's just incredible. >> thank you so much. you will get it see him tonight. my brother over there. >> how are you doing? >> your sister is awesome by the way. one of the things we have talked about all morning. it is important that you are giving back from one artist to the next generation of artists. you are creating a space for young artists to learn music, to express themselves. >> we started elevate oakland. it's been amazing. we started last year. we partner with art and soul so we have our own stage. it's pretty amazing. we will have great area performing as well as some of the kids performing. pacific soul, dj deshark from the warriors, leah, a lot of performers. my nephew is the lead. >> you really are keeping it in
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the family. >> i've got my family on every stage here. >> isn't it a blessing to have your family around you? and really to be able to pay it forward to the next generation of artists. >> it's important. that's why we started elevate open so we can put music and arts back in our schools. these programs are being cut every single day. the kids come to us and say we want to learn how to play. how did you learn? well i was lucky and blessed to be able to have my family play. we want to give that to the kids. we are looking forward to partnering with a lot of the big companies in oakland, clorox, pandora. i see the big buildings. i want some of that money when we ask you for financial help. >> we have been promising/threatening all morning long. i want my drum lesson. do you think you can teach me?
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am i teachable? >> everyone is teachable. >> you haven't seen me play yet. >> so>> i don't get two? >> no, not yet. you have to earn it. i am just kidding. do like this. keep playing. then you hit these. >> okay. now come on now! see, now you start pulling that stuff. you know i can't -- okay. woah! you heard it. sheila, i am teachable.
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>> you are teachable. awesome. >> good luck tonight. i am so happy for all you are doing. i am so happy that you are headlining this. if she can teach me how to drum, imagine what she will do tonight. she will tear it up. i was watching youtube videos of you as we were getting ready for this, amazing on the drums. you are an inspiration to young drummers, young women musicians, young whimper cushionists. you can do it. this is a wonder if you will opportunity. >> thank you so much. >> you heard it. i will want them to set up some drums for me in the studios. >> great job. bring sheila e here to hang out with us because she's awesome. >> now you have to teach us how to do that. >> now you want to hang out with sheila instead of me? i see how it is. i don't blame you. you can trade up for sheila. i get it. i get it. do i go on tour now?
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>> maybe you can carry stuff for her. >> i can be like a grip. thank you so much. sheila, thanks again. >> certainly inspireing. >> just the fact that she let him play her blinged out drums is awesome. >> he is such a good sport. >> she was pretty shrewd too, smart business woman in addition to being a music. >> absolutely. i love to see locals coming back. 9:44. new details about parts that have been washing up on an island. they were believed to be parts from the missing malaysia plane. we are going to have an update
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on what at least one of the parts was identified as belonging to. >> what investigators are saying about former subway spokesperson jared fogel and the allegations of sex with a minor.
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welcome back. happy sunday to you, giving you a live look over the east bay, still dealing with the low clouds. they are beginning to peel away. we will have mostly sunny skies for the afternoon and mild temperatures. i will have a last look at your extended forecast coming up. there is disappointment in the search for missing malaysia airlines jet. there were reports that a door
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from a plane was fouled on the same indian ocean island where a plane flap was discovered. a malaysian official announced that the new object is a ladder, not a plane door. the wing flap has been taken to a special lab in france to in are go a -- undergo a battery of tests. >> for the investigators and also for the families of the victims who don't know what happened it would be good. >> the government wants to expand the search for more debris around the island. a statement today says the wing part has been verified by french authorities and boeing has having come from a boeing 777, the same type of airline as flight 370. people living on the island are standing in solidarity with the families of the passengers on board the missing jet.
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residents of reunion island held a special church service. flight 370 disappeared in march last year. island residents say the families of passengers have waited long enough to find out what happened to their loved ones. 13 people were injured in a shooting in brooklyn new york. new york city police say it happened outside of a house party. nine people were hit by gunfire while four others suffered cuts and scrapes. all of them are expected to survive. nobody has been arrested. a new report says former subway spokesman jared fogle admitted to paying for sex in a 16 year old girl in a series of texts. the texts allegedly sent by fogle have been subpoenaed by fbi. last month subway suspended the relationship with him after his home was raided in connection with a child pornography investigation. in april the former exec it i've director was arrested on federal child pornography charges.
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mosquito spraying in san mateo after west nile was detected in adult mosquitoes collected earlier this week. spraying will be done via truck and it will start at 9:00 p.m. here is a map of the treatment area. it will go north to san mateo, west to creek and south to waiverly street. it will wrap up at 5:00 am tomorrow morning. >> there is always some part of the bay area that will have issues with mosquitoes and fog and everything. we have our own fog, nature's fog. it helps keep us nice and mild into the afternoon. while we may not like the cloud cover, you will appreciate as we get into the second half because temperatures will be nice and mild and enjoyable for those outdoor activities. as we look over areas -- what am i looking at? san jose. thank you. we have the gray skies into the south bay, into the east bay,
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into the north bay, inside the bay and along the coast, peninsula. that goes without saying. even patchy drizzle. our cooler pattern will be in place for the next couple days. let's take a look at hawaii. we'll look at local numbers in a moment. this is from one of our co- workers and colleagues enjoying the hawaiian islands. we have nice weather coming into areas for the weekend but we also have this intruding upon the hawaiian islands in the week ahead. for the folks thinking of traveling to hawaii, take a look at the current projected path. it is expected to actually weaken. right now winds are 105 miles per hour. it is a category 2. once it reaches hawaiian islands or nearby it is expected to be a tropical storm. right now the track takes it --
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this can change. we still have a few days to go. it's something to consider if you will be in hawaii or maybe know somebody who will be there. i have a three hour time lapse on here too show you it is beginning to clear out, especially over higher elevations. we begin to see it burn off first. in the south bay your clouds are continuing to clear. we'll see this into the second half of the morning and early afternoon, partly to mostly cloudy along the coastline. the rest of us will be mostly sunny by lunchtime. onshore breeze has been blowing all morning and will continue into the afternoon, fairfield gusting at 32 miles per hour, a clear sign that the cooling trend will continue into the afternoon. right now 67 fairfield, 67 livermore, 64 oakland, low to mid 60s along the peninsula. for the game it will be nice in
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the stands. bring the sunblock. 80 in sonoma, 68 for sausalito, low 80s in livermore, 85 in brentwood, 83 morgan hills, 79 san jose. for the peninsula, temperatures are nice and mild. we have 66 in the city of san francisco. the extended forecast, cooling trend is continuing monday, tuesday. that's when temperatures will bottom out in the upper 70s for inland cities. hopefully you will enjoy that. we get back to a warmer pattern by mid week wednesday, upper 80s for inland communities, low 90s by thursday. >> thanks. if you are looking for a restaurant to try we checked with yelp to see which are getting best reviews. >> all of these opened in the past months and have at least four and a half stars. millennium opened in june on college avenue in oak land's
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area. i was walking past it last night. it looked busy. it is called a perfect mix of fine dining and vegan food. the craftsman is a new favorite. it opened this month. one says they became hooked -- a new fan favorite called harvest table is inside the inn. viewers say they have the best brunch. recommendations include bacon ice cream, fried oysters and steak on french toast. in san francisco one of the favorite just opened restaurants is trestle. one reviewer says at $35 a meal it's a bargain considering the caliber of the cooking and the food. >> a bargain considering what you can pay for a meal in san francisco. >> now i am hungry. coming up. one woman you don't want to
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mess with. we will tell you how long it took rousey to declare victory in last night's fight.
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there is proof that you don't want to get on the bad side of ronda rousey. last night she beat her challenger in 34 seconds. it was her 6th successful defense of the championship
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belt. there was trash talking when her opponent yelled in portuguese. she had the words translated and learned it meant don't cry. after she knocked her out she said in english "don't cry." i am sure she meant it. stay tuned for fox news sunday with chris wallace. we want to tell you about this cool parrot. >> ♪ everything is awesome. >> that's yellow feathers in florida and very cool. what a better way to end your sunday. have a good one. >> thanks for joining us. i know you're staying golden by managing your energy use...ns which means managing water too, sfx: rawr
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i'm chris wallace. countdown to the first republican presidential debate. with just four days to go, the contenders docking for position. >> hopefully we'll be on the stage. you know, there's no life or death in politics. you do the best you can. >> let's get a pull-up bar out there and see who can do the most pull-ups. >> with the largest field in recent political history, what are the stakes and what about donald trump? >> i never debated before. i'm not a debater. i get things done. >> we'll talk with two gop candidates vying for a prime time spot. ohio governor john

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