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>> i'm dave clark. not real cold outside. >> no. not bad. >> steve paulson has the complete weather forecast for you. >> claudine. >> hello. >> welcome back. >> thank you for having me back. they had to pipe in the applause. there isn't any in here. >> yes, there are. that's a studio audience. you folks keep it down over there. mostly cloudy. we have a little bit of a break from the le cloud deck yesterday which made it seem like a june gloom day. a lot of cloud cover spilling over the ridge which is on -- from the northwest. that is giving us a lot of the cloud cover. it made for a nice sunrise here. here is one from foggy janice. looking rosy in sr this morning, steve. thank you. that sr looks like san rafael to me. then we will go to sf, san francisco. 89 in 1926 the record high. don't see much change. maybe a few more breaks in the clouds compared to last night.
partly cloudy. upper 50s, mid-50s. a breeze out of the west/northwest. if we can get the ridge of high pressure to build over there, it would take it north and out of the picture. that's not the case right now. everything is heading northward. you see the line moving northward. that's the ridge. once it topples over, it will dig over there and clear us out. not until thursday probably. 50s on the temps. we had a lot of 40s most of the morning. more sun to the south. a few soft 70 degree temps. you see the cloud cover, a lot upstream on its way. 7:01, sal. what is on your screen that you want to get to right away. >> we're looking at the east shore and the approach to the bay bridge. we had a minor crash on the bridge that cleared quickly. not as much damage the other day when we had a couple incidents. 36 minutes from the carquinez
bridge to the macarthur maze is something to deal with driving out to the macarthur maze. no major problems at the bay brimming but waiting at the toll plaza. we're looking at the peninsula. the traffic here is okay. if redriving on the san mateo bridge over to the peninsula, it looks okay. the slowest traffic is in contra costa county. and then on 680 from concord to walnut creek, no crashes but we have slow traffic this morning as is the usual case. it is not lighter than usual. it is slow by the way in alamo heading down to danville, heading south on interstate 680 this morning. 7:02. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. this morning we're talking about this. bart is increasing patrols at some bart stations after a mob of teenagers stormed a bart car over the weekend. they robbed passengers. it all happened within seconds. ktvu's christien kafton is at the coliseum bart station in
oakland to tell us what bart riders are saying. >> reporter: yeah. commuters still learning about that robbery this morning. and this morning we can tell you folks coming and going from the turn styles, this is the exact area where they hopped the turn styles and up the escalators up to the train platform. it happened saturday night at 9:30. witnesses tell police that the teens demanded cell phones, wallets and purses from the passengers inside. that whole robly took about 30 seconds, with the group getting on and off the train before the doors could closed. >> the moment that the doors opened, they jumped on board and committed 7 robberies. six on the train car itself. one on the platform. >> reporter: two passengers were punched in the face and treated for head injuries. commuters this morning are on high alert. >> when i'm on the train, i'm
an alert. i'm on alert. my phone is in my pocket. my eyes is watching. you never know when you might have to get away or get down or something. >> police say there have been no reports that the attacker used guns or any other weapons. bart is using surveillance video to try to identify the suspects and is working with oakland police, oakland unified schools and oakland housing authority to try to find the teens. bart says there were police officers at the station at the time of the problem re. the officers reportedly in the parking lot area. they rushed up to the platform as quickly as possible but, again, all of this unfolded so quickly, in just about 30 seconds. by the time they reached the area, the robbers had already gotten away. >> christien kafton at the coliseum bart station. thank you. well, this morning our question of the day is this: what is your biggest concern when it comes to bart? is it safety? is it cleanliness?
is it reliability? or maybe it's nothing because you don't ride bart. let us know what you think by voting on the ktvu twitter page or ktvu.com or comment on our ktvu finish page. the program director at the boys and girls clubs in petaluma and marin have been arrested on suspicion. he was arrested yesterday at his home. he is accused of posting photos of i 6-year-old girl from his after school program in an internet chat room where images are shared of child pornography. he has also posted the girl's name, address and phone number in that chat room. police say therm contacted by the department of homeland security that tracked him through his internet ip address. uc berkeley is preparing for protests if ann coulter speaks on the campus later this week. there were protests when milo yiannopoulos tried to speak last february.
coulter's speech was canceled saying that they could not guarantee security for the event. they wanted to move it to may 2nd for safety reasons and not censorship. coulter says she will be there on thursday as scheduled. >> because of what happened with milo yiannopoulos, i feel it would be very dangerous. but because of the free speech movement, the atmosphere that we like to promote, it wouldn't be fair to bar her from coming. >> the more respect from people speaking on the campus, the more detrimental it will be in the long run. >> cal is being sued saying that free speech rights were vie rated when they moved the date of the speech. coulter talked to frank mallicoat about the controversy. she is more committed than ever to speak on thursday. >> i'm still planning to give my speech. now i don't have to provide -- abide by the restrictions. i can give it at a normal time when students are available.
and i suppose i guess it could be from a mega phone from sprawl hall but i plan on giving my speech. >> we saw what happened when milo yiannopoulos came to cal. there was violence. they were throwing paint on people. and they ended up canceling the speech because they were concerned about safety. chances are when you come up on thursday, it's going to turn into a circus. there will be protesters. there could be violence. your thoughts on that. >> i'm not even milo. i'm a 12-time new york times best selling author. i would guess that the administration is well on notice that this can happen and the berkeley police are well on notice. so i assume they will take appropriate action. and you can see more of frank's one on one interview with ann coulter by going to the ktvu youtube page. the time is 7:07. it looks like congress. >> it looks like congress is finding a way to prevent a government shutdown this weekend. president trump is now backing off from insisting that money
to build a border wall between mexico be included in the government spending bill. democrats say they would not approve a bill that approved funding for the wall. there may be funding included for resources to increase border security. >> democrats have been long clear that the border wall is a nonstarter. >> the wall is a big metaphor. i think if donald trump can get something in that government funding bill, about board security, he can claim victory and the democrats can say they didn't vote to fund the wall. >> this morning president trump tweeted about funding for the wall saying don't let the fake media tell you i changed my position not the wall. it will get built. travelers arriving at sfo the next couple of weekends, you may have problems. the airport is repaving its second longest runway. the work is done friday night through early monday morning
from now until the middle of june. now, last weekend, that caused more than 200 flights to be canceled. many more were either delayed or diverted to either oakland or san jose. all right. let's talk the warriors. they are headed to the second round of the nba playoffs. they beat the trail blazers last night 128-103. >> curry, nice pass and brings it home. >> if you watched the game, you know it was pretty much over in the 1st quarter. they scored 45 points in the 1st quarter. the most ever by a team in playoff history. kevin durant had ten points in his first game back with the calf injury. >> just go out there and be me. we got to have a great start. you know, it felt good to be out there with the team. >> we did a great job of putting ourselves in a great position with the opportunity to move on to the next round. the way that we showed up in
the 1st quarter said a lot about our mind-set and focus. >> well, steph curry showed up. 37 points before he sat out the entire final quarter. he made 7 three-pointers. the warriors get to rest up now. the time is 7:10. a new report says money from california's new gas tax may not be enough to fix the state's roads. coming up at 7:30, the extra options that could make up the shortfall. millions of lgbt videos blocked on youtube. what the video says caused the glitch. we're driving on 680 here southbound heading down the grade. it is not looking too bad heading south into fremont. well, driving on the old weather highway shows mostly cloudy skies. at least some of the low clouds
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>> well, good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:13. good news if you're thinking of selling your house. not so good if you want to buy. pam cook is back now with today's money business. pam. >> yes. certainly home prices surged more than expected in february to the highest levels in nearly three years. of the nation's 20 largest cities reporting, three reached their all-time highs in january. they were seattle, portland, and denver. as the opening bell rang this morning, the numbers headed straight up once again. checking in on the markets right now, you can see the dow jones already up 228 points. 20,992. another full percentage point, which is where it closed yesterday, up a percent from
the day before. nasdaq 6,021. the nasdaq has gone up above 6,000 for the first time. the s&p is up as well. president trump plans to unveil his budget proposal tomorrow. he incompetent cysts lower the corporate tax rate may be part of that budget. president had made cutting the corporate tax from 35% to 15% one of his most prominent campaign promises. he has not discussed it publicly since taking office. but a tax cut that big would make it difficult to balance the budget. it's not clear if that would apply to small businesses as well as corporations but the 15% tax rate is lower than what house republicans had proposed. youtube apologizing after reportedly blocking lgbt content on its site. users is a at this was happening in the restricted mode which is intended to help block content unsuitable for children.
but uploaders say their videos were getting blocked when there was nothing wrong with them. youtube restored 12 million videos related to the lgbt topics. youtube is restrict -- its restricted mode would still block out content that shows drugs and alcohols, detailed discussions about sex and what they call mature topics. starting today, google will begin accepting applications from people in phoenix, arizona who want to try out the cars for free. it has a pleat of 100 self- driving cars but it will go up to 600 in the coming months. from self-driving cars to flying cars, google backing the silicon startup kitty hawk. it released the promo video of the flyer. take a look at that. it features a web design with a
pair of pontoons for water takeoffs and landings. the makers say it is easy to learn, legal in the u.s. the piloted don't need a flying license. they will go on sell by the end of the year. no price tag set yet. but those who join the club will receive a $200 discount from the final price. it is definitely more than $2,000. >> it actually looks kind of hard to drive. >> i would think it would be. if you're thinking you're over water, imagine the drifts of air that could hit you. it's interesting. but here we come to the jetsons. >> yes. >> i'll watch people use it for a while. >> that's probably wise. >> thank you, pam. >> thank you. >> the time is 7:16. sal is right over there. what is happening on the road now. >> reporter: >> i am adding something that you will like. i'm going to bring it up for you. pardon me. okay. good. we have one of our drivers on
680 southbound getting into the silicon valley here. 680 approaching calaveres road in milpitas. basically making the drive down in one of our news vans on southbound 680 with a fixed camera. nobody is holding the camera to be safe. the driver has two hands on the wheel and the seat belt on. this fixed camera showing us the traffic on 680 southbound as we drive into the silicon valley. not a bad commute. some people stay on 680 until it turns into 280 in san jose. and the 280 when you get there is also looking good. as a matter of fact, we can transition to 280 in san jose. oops. i forgot to tell the dies to put it in. there is two two below there. traffic is moving along pretty well. if you're driving on 101, it has been good. so this week has been a little peculiar. some commutes look full strength. other commuteds look kind of easter light still or spring
break light. look at this one. look at the traffic in south city. i don't see any slow traffic, which is very unusual. but, you know what, when it is this light, we're not going to ask any questions. the same thing for here where normally northbound 101 is slow coming up past brisbain, but it's not. good news it that is your commute. san mateo and dumbarton bridge is okay as well. a peculiar thing. spring break is all over the place. it starts in march, goes through april. there you go. >> let me ask you a question, do you notice it in certain parts of the bay area, east bay, peninsula? i don't know. i'm just asking you. >> daly city and south city this must be all the schools there have it because 101 and 280 are definitely noticeably lighter. the east bay commutes are not lighter. it goes in different phases. >> and green is good. >> yes, it is. >> thank you, sal.
we have mostly cloudy skies. is there any new building in the city? gee, i don't know. low clouds yesterday made for a very gray day. i didn't even see the sun. we will today. mostly cloudy, partly sunny. one more system topples over the ridge on sunday. then the ridge will fire up. we will have sunshine and warmer temps but the wind machine will crank up thursday and friday. the weekend looks good. san francisco, 52. the average is 64/50. baseball forecast, a few more breaks compared to last night. partly cloudy start. 15 to 20 miles per hour for the wind. the trees were front and center for the longest time. well, the grasses are making their move. oak, ash and mulberry on the trees. now grass is medium to medium high category. they're expected to go down a
little bit in the next couple of days and then back up for the weekend. some rain has made it up on the north coast. not a lot but a little bit. here is our ridge of high pressure f it was over here, then these would all go up to the north. they come over on the eastern side of it. that is spilling over us, giving us the cloudy mostly cloudy conditions. the jetstream is lifted eastward slowly. we had 50s for a little bit and then the cloud cover came in. blackhawk is in there. low 50s for others. including dublin, pleasanton, san ramon, all around 52, 53. the wind is not going anywhere. the cloud cover will go out of here the next couple of days but the breeze is not. sfo had gusts higher than 18 earlier. 53 down in monterey. if you're traveling 101 or down 5 to the san joaquin valley of southern california, wind advisories are out over by santa barbara and the high de
-- desert and lancaster. temperatures are still below average for this time of year. certainly inland which should be about 74 degrees for some locations. the wind will scour things out. it will be sunny and warmer heading into the weekend. >> thank you, steve. >> happy claudine? >> i'm happy. i'll take it. >> you got it. >> thank you. your time now is 7:21. a woman grabbed by a stranger in an attempted kidnapping in san francisco. >> we were shocked as anyone would be that that sort of thing is going on in our neighborhood. up next, how a good samaritan stepped in to help and how police finally tracked the suspect down. also, the controversial proposal that could remove some sex offenders from a california registry.
>> san francisco police say good samaritans helped stop a man from kidnapping a woman on the industry. it happened about 9:00 saturday night. police say the woman was walking home from work and witnesses saw a man put a black bag over her head and tried to drag her into a car. a man sitting in his car honked his horn. neighbors helped the woman. the man was arrested the next day after a high-speed chase in pete loom a. >> thankfully due to the
actions of good samaritan or great samaritan that's came to the aid of the victim, they were able to scare off the individual. >> police say the woman did not know the man. his name has not been released. police say they used surveillance video and description from the witnesses to track down his car the next day. the time is now 7:25. we just found out the city of berkeley is postponing a vote on whether to pull out of the federal government's urban shield program. the urban shield a training event for law enforcement here in the bay area. it takes place every year. organizers say real-life scenarios are used to teach officers you to deal with a disaster, terrorist attacks and other major incidents. critics are concerned it my militarizes police. the vote has been pushed back to may 16th. it was scheduled for today. now, the proposal by san
francisco assembly man david chou called for a test program to catch speeders in san francisco and san jose. the cameras would automatically take photos of cars going more than 10 miles per hour over the speed limit. it was opposed by privacy groups. they were worried about mass surveillance of cars and trucks. well, there's both strong support and heavy opposition for a proposed homeless center in san francisco. it would be located on 26th street and is scheduled to open in june. according to the chronicle, both sides of the issue turned out at a community meeting last night. supporters say it would provide 100 beds to the homeless and help them transition from living on the streets. opponents think it will increase crime and litter in the area. the albany unified school district holds a meeting tonight. they will address a series of racist incidents at albany high school. last month, 11 students were
suspended, accused of posting racist messages and photos on social media. some of the students are accused of exchanging nazi salutes in the hallways. that triggered protests on campus. last week albany high's principal announced he is resigning to take another i don't know within the school district. the san francisco unified school district is looking to add another school in the bay view district. officials are specifically looking at a small plot of land at the candlestick point. the lot is already set aside by the city for a community building which could be a school. thetrick-or-treat says 12,000 new housing units are planned for the area and that will likely need more student who's will need additional classrooms. getting paid to protest. up next, why a growing number of companies are giving their employees paid time off to attend political rallies. a couple weeks after the state legislature passed a bill to fix the roads with a new gas
tax, a new study says the money won't be enough to solve the problem. hey allergy muddlers are you one sneeze away from being voted out of the carpool? try zyrtec® it's starts working hard at hour one and works twice as hard when you take it again the next day. stick with zyrtec® and muddle no more®.
♪ >> you know something tells me. >> that you're into something good. >> i'm into something good. >> peter noon and all of that. that is a live picture just for you claudine. >> i love it. >> i know. >> i love the golden gate bridge. i was worried i might not see that beautiful sunshine later. i was warned. i was warned. but i think steve paulson is just trying to keep my expectations at a manageable level. >> you're into something good. >> i'm into good weather. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is tuesday, april 25th. i'm claudine wong in for gasia today. >> and good morning. i'm dave clark. speaking of steve paulson, he is right over there. >> i remember when that herman -- herman herman album came out. i said i want my hair as long as peter noon. >> and your mom said yeah right. >> you can rock that lock. >> i could pull it off back then. we do have partly cloudy skies. tell me something good. yeah. there will be a little more
sunshine today. after yesterday's gray, gray day. it will be a little warmer. 61 in livermore. 61? where should they be? about 74. we will bump you up to 67 today. san jose from 64 to 67. not much change here. maybe a few more breaks in the clouds. still staying in the 50s with a breeze for the dodgers-giants tonight. the bulk stays north. we have enough here. to the north, cloudy skies. to the south, partly sunnys. one more day. and 50s on the temps. the coast is a little stronger. sfo due west at 18. look for a lot of cloud cover today and tomorrow and then high pressure kicks all of this cloud cover out of here and we get sunshine. 60s and 70s. sal, there's a kind of hush all over the peninsula traffic world if i saw your maps
correctly. >> there you go again. [laughter] >> doing things that only people over 40 know. >> i'm 39. right. >> right. >> all right. >> okay. >> yes, you're absolutely right. there is a kind of hush all around the world as a matter of fact. northbound 280 as you drive up to highway 17, you see slow traffic driving around the corner. it is going to stay slow all the way up into cupertino. as a matter of fact, we have our crew driving on northbound 280. and they have the camera attached to the front of the news van here. you can see this is 280 approaching highway 17. this is the kind of stop and go traffic that you're dealing with. on the brighter note though, the sun and mixed clouds. just as steve said. the south bay commute has a little sun in it right now. the traffic is not moving well. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza is backed up for a 15 to 20 minute delay before you make it on to the
brimming. so the drive time when you get to the bay bridge, 15 to 20 minutes waiting and another 10 to 15 on the bridge. taking almost an hour. a little less. this is 880 in oakland. traffic is moderately heavy as you drive past the coliseum. at 7:34, let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. a study says the gas tax bill passed earlier this month is not going to be enough to maintain the state's roads long- term. ktvu's allie rasmus is live for us in orinda this morning to explain why. allie. >> reporter: well, senate bill 1 would raise $50 billion over the next ten years to fix california's crumbling highways and local roads. it would raise the money a gas tax, 12 cents per gallon, and higher vehicle registration fees. next ten, they're based out of berkeley, did research and a study on this and the amount of money that the state really needs to fix the backlog of
road repairs over the next decade is more like $137 billion. the report released yesterday says that california's roads are among the worst in the nation. 70% of them in poor or mediocre conditions. the roads end up costing california drivers $840 a year in repairs. one of the most expensive tabs for drivers across the country. second only to drivers in cop con who pay $860 per year in repairs. the current gas tax is not an effective way to raise money to fix roads long-term. as more electric vehicles hit the road and fuel efishence vehicles improve, the gas tax generates less money. the group recommends that the state pursue other revenue options like toll roads and a tax based on the number of miles that people drive instead of the amount of gas they use. that can be tricky.
because how do you monitor how many miles people drive? as for the new repair bill, it was passed by the legislature earlier this movement the bill is on the governor's desk. he is expected to sign it any day. we contacted the governor's office and the senator bale's office about the bill. he is the one that sponsored the road repair bill to get what they think about the findings of the study. we have not heard back from them yet. back to you guys. >> thank you, allie. the time is 7:36. happening today in san jose, the santa clara county board of supervisors will debate issues affecting immigrants. one issue is expected to be an ordinance prohibiting the county from taking part in any type of government identity registry based on religion or national origin. the board will talk about providing more services for families have an emergency plan if a parent is picked up and deported. mayors from across the
country are in washington, d.c. today meeting with attorney general jeff sessions. the main topic expected to be sanctuary cities. jeff sessions has vowed to take away federal funding from sanctuary cities by june. some of the mayors hope to get clarity on what the trump administration considers a sanctuary city. no bay area mayors by the way will be at the meeting. however attorney general sessions has requested proof of communication with immigration officials from the california department of corrections and rehabilitation. san jose community leaders expect this year's may day protest to be the largest in years. stores have put up signs to let customers know they won't be open on monday to take part in a strike. they say it is a way to show support for the right of immigrants, workers and other groups who are feeling targeted. >> whether you're fighting for immigration rights or lgbt rights or educational rights, they're all the same rights.
we're fighting against the administration taking away all of our rights. >> this year's three-mile route starts at mexican heritage plaza and heads down santa clara street and ends near the s&p center. in 2016, there were 100,000 people that marched. this year could be even larger. there will be a may day rally and march in san francisco on monday. the details were released yesterday. it will start at 11:00 and follow a march to say have i center. some bay area tech terms are offering employees paid time off to protest. a san francisco database startup let employees take unlimited paid leave to take part in rallies and other political activities. other startups are planning to do the same. the new policies come as high tech firms take a stand against the trump administration plan to tighten restrictions for foreign workers. state lawmakers are
considering a bill that would remove convicted sex offends from the sex offender registry after a certain period of time. scott weiner of san francisco is suggesting a three tier registry. sex offenders in the second tier would have to register for 20 years. and then those with nonviolent cop convictions will be able to petition to have their names taken off the online database after ten years. >> if someone, particularly the lower level offenders, if they have lived a clean life for ten, 20, even 30 years, there's no point in keeping them on the register. >> when you have a child who has been kidnapped and you are trying to solve that crime quickly, you should be able to turn to the sex offender registry to look for suspects. >> under the plan, no one would be automatically taken off the list and a judge can deny any
petitions. if it proved, it would take effect january 1st. the state department of water resources have released two reports on the oroville dam. crooks in the main spillway may have led to the failure in february. the information was released as the department faced criticism from lawmakers for not telling the public enough about the risks at the dam. 200,000 people were forced to evacuate after the spillway partially gave way. the time is 7:40. today is the 85th anniversary of the founding of north korea's military. a low key celebration was held in the capital city. but south korea's military says north korea held major live fire drills along the eastern coast. just about the same time, one of america's nuclear powered submarines docked in south korea. it is the uss michigan. it carries nuclear missiles that can quickly be programmed for a specific target. south korea officials say the michigan won't be taking part in any of the current navy
drills underway off of the coast of core a the crew is being allowed short leave and taking on new supplies, including food and other necessities. officials are meeting in tokyo, talking about the growing threat to the region posed by north korea and its nuclear weapons and miss he will program. well, it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the united states. what doctors are now urging patients to get tested for earlier these days. also a dramatic video just in. a robbery in walnut creek at a store dealing with high-end watches. what the owner did next that scared the robbers away. y. we have our crew headed to a crash. it is northbound 101 at oakland road. this is 880. so we're almost there. and unfortunately it looks like northbound 101 traffic is slowing way down on the way to the airport. still a lot of clouds coming through. at least there are breaks today. partly sunny day for some.
>> police in corte madera are looking for five burglars who broke into an apple store. it happened just after 8:00 at the village mall just before the store closed. there were still a few customers inside. the burglars were in their late teens and early 20s. that same store was burglarized last november when $40,000 worth of items were stolen. the owner of a walnut creek watch store says quick thinking helped him stop three men who tried to rob his store. surveillance video shows the owner pulling out a gun. the robbers were dressed like
construction workers. >> hey. hey. hey. hey. hey. hey. hey. >> yeah. this happened at the ac watch company on cypress street about noon time thursday. the store owner says one of the men walked up and asked him to sign some paperwork and then suddenly pepper sprayed him and a customer. one of the menussed that baseball bat right there to smash a display case while the others tried to grab watches. police say a third man was outside as a lookout. the store owner grabbed his gun to scare them off. >> at that time, i made the decision, you know, within a split second that i just needed to draw my gun. and i did. that's when the gentleman here and turned and looked at me i'm assuming because he heard it. and he fled very quickly. >> yeah. police are still out there searching for the suspects. take a look. police say they drove off in a newer model dodge challenger
parked in the nearby alley. if you have any information, call walnut creek police. the giants beat the dodgers last night 2-1. >> this is hit up the middle off of cain. they will throw and they got him. >> 21-year-old christian arroyo showing off his defensive skills during his first career start. the giants tied the game in the 9th inning but buster posey caught on 2nd base and was picked off. the giants win. bumgarner talked publicly for the first time about the dirt bike accident that put him on the dl with a sprained left shoulder and bruised ribs. >> it is so much more than a closet with food. >> well, that's obviously not the right video. >> no. >> he talked about getting hurt. he is sore just everywhere. jay account as don't have a --
giants don't have a time frame when he will return. saying six to eight weeks but he could be out longer than that. >> sending him good thoughts. the time is 6:47. sal has been sending us good thoughts about the commute. it hasn't been super bad today, sal. >> no, it hasn't. we've had a couple of issues to deal with. northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 is slow. through downtown san jose. i think people will be using 280 because of a crash on highway 101. now, we're sending one of our crews northbound 101 at old oakland road. i can see that northbound 101 traffic on the left there, boy, that looks terrible on northbound 101. you can see how slow it is. i want to show you where the accident is. northbound 101 right here at old oakland road right before the 880. >> dan: change. and traffic is going to be slow in this area because of that crash that is reportedly blocking two lanes. i also want to mention that traffic getting in sunnyvale and san jose and the cupertino
area is slow. not only on 280 and 85 but also on 237. it pretty much slows right at 880 all the way over to 101. no surprise if you drive it every day. at least there aren't any big accidents there. northbound 880 in hayward, they're clearing a crash near hesperia which is almost at 238. look at the slow traffic in hayward. slow in both directions driving through the area. there's a car fire. >> i'll take it from here. all right. we have mostly cloudy skies. at least there are breaks in the clouds compared to yesterday when it was gray and gloomy. more clouds to the north of. we have lost the lower clouds. we are get the cloud more so than just the stratus, what we had yesterday. still though the sky over concord today, this morning, i should say, john, thank you, john. there will be a few nor breaks
in the clouds heading towards san jose and the santa clara valley. more clouds to the north of san jose. included eand warmer today. one more system in the old pipeline has to come through tomorrow. and then sunny and warmer. windy at times thursday and friday. then it decreases and we will a nice pattern going into the weekend. it is one of those very cool days for this time of year yesterday when livermore hit 61. that was their high. they should be closer to 74. today is still below average. san francisco two below average. and napa at 68. baseball forecast, joints- dodgers, game two. not much change. still in the 50s. the trees continue to be the worst on the pollen. medium high. the grasses have come out of the gate. they are in the mix as well. it looks like it will stay the same. decrease a little bit and pick up by the weekend. we are now more on the southern edge of this. the bulk of is staying north
from ukiah northward. you see the rain coming down. fast moving systems. that moving through trinity county. there is your ridge right there. it will fire up and send the cloud cover to the north and out of our area. as you can see, it comes up and drops down on top of us. a lot of cloud cover in the forecast. 50s on the temps. 67 down in las vegas. there are wind advisories awe over the place. northwest nevada down towards lancaster and back over towards santa barbara aand all throughout much of arizona and new mexico with high fire danger. gusts of 40 miles per hour in scottsdale right now. that will sand blast your car. temperatures are inching up because we get a little more sun today. overall we are looking at 60s, upper 50s for some. some near 70 degrees. i'm hoping for more sun to get to the 70. i think we will get a couple of these after a very cool monday. temperatures are on the move up after tomorrow, dave.
>> yeah. >> so is the wind. that will send the cloud cover north and it looks good for the end of the week and the weekend. >> thank you, steve. >> you bet. big news in the nascar world. at 8:00, what race car driver dale earnhardt, jr. says he will do at the end of the season. also -- >> it's so much more than just a closet with food. we will tell you about an expanding program at an east bay university to make sure that homeless students have food to eat.
>> welcome back to morn morning. our time is 7:53. the city of san jose trying to figure out why emergency callers couldn't get through to a backup 911 system on sunday during a system upgrade. now, the upgrade was planned at the emergency dispatch center building. the backup system should have taken over. the callers ran into long delays. dispatchers were forced to switch to a secondary backup. and san jose police tweeted out a different phone number just trying to help calls get through. through. >> we take this seriously. it is an opportunity for us to go in there and look at those black boxes and those wires and make sure that the system is doing what it is supposed to be doing so we can take steps as appropriate to reduce the risk of this occurring in the future. >> now, authorities say they don't know yet of any serious consequences that occurred during that malfunction. but they want to prevent it from happening again.
the chinese e-commerce giant ali-baba are trying to cop vince u.s. businesses to sell products on their website. when the ceo met with president trump in january, he said he would give $1 million u.s. small businesses a platform to sell to the chinese market. at a conference in detroit on june 20th and 21st, alibaba representatives will keep american businesses how to sell to the company's 443 million can us tommers in china. well, many oracle employees are on the move. oracle, which is based in redwood city signed a six-year lease for office space in downtown oakland according to tmg partners, a real estate development company. oracle will occupy 16,000 square feet of space on the 17th floor of a highrise on broadway and 14th street, right near oakland city hall.
tmg says the location will be more convenient for oracle's employees in the east bay and gives them spectacular views of the area. well, officials at cal state east bay say they are serving more and more students going hundred agree and also those that have homeless. the university has a program called hope, helping our pioneers affect sell. it helps students with basic needs like food and housing. they opened up a food pantry six months ago. today at least 100 students get food from the pantry. the school also offers free hot meals and appreciate produce at the dining hall using the students' id cards. >> there were times that i wouldn't eat for like a day or two and i wouldn't think about it because i was focusing on where i was going to stay. >> knowing that the university cares, with that the need has grown. >> the students can get a supply of food once a week and
they have access to hot meals in the dining hall. there's no criteria. students only have to ask for help. this program by the way is funded by donations. the time is 7:57. time to check in with frank and claudine. >> all right, dave. thanks for that. dozens of teenagers take over a train at the coliseum station in oakland. >> we will tell you what bart is doing to keep passengers safe. >> reporter: could we see a government shutdown this week as president trump marks his first 100 days in office? we may have movement in the negotiations. i'm doug lieu stayedner washington. we will have the latest developments ahead. it is slow out there. a couple of spots where traffic is unusually slow. we will tell you about that. and we're looking at 101 northbound. heading up toward the airport. you can see slow traffic. that is because of a crash up ahead. we will show it to you coming up. and what we see is a little bit of sunshine. we will get a mix of sun and clouds today and a little
>> dozens of teenagers rush a bart train, robbing the passengers inside. we will tell you how commuters are reacting this morning. and a 6-year-old girl's address and phone number posted on an internet chat room where users share images of child pornography. a link to petaluma. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. no, it is not saturday. although it might feel like that. >> it might look like it.
>> it might look like it. it is tuesday, april the 25th. i'm frank frank in more mike mibach -- i'm frank mallicoat in for mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong in for gasia mikaelian. it looks pretty out here. >> better than yesterday. that's true. >> hi, frank. how are you doing? we have some sun breaking through the high and mid level clouds. partly to mostly cloudy day. partly sunnies to the south. that will allow temperatures to bump up a few degrees. at least not like yesterday when it was tough, tough, tough to warm up. we have this cloud cover continuing to stream down from the northwest. as it does, it gives us a lot of cloud cover. it is slowly lifting northward. the next couple of days, it will be far enough north that we won't have to deal with it. the breeze is not going anywhere. it will be a blustery pattern. rain up on the north coast. some may clip mendocino county and lake county. the trend is to take this northward. we are slowly warming up.
a tall order yesterday to get out of the upper 50s to low 60s. some places 10 degrees below average for this time of year. 50s and 60s to near 70s today. sal, where do you want to starts. >> san jose, steve. northbound 101 is very slow. the crash near oakland road near oakland road exit and 880. we have our crew driving in the backup here on northbound 101. it is barely moving even though the crash chp reports it on the shoulder. this is the kind of stuff that you have to slog through to get to the airport. many people going to palo alto or mountain view. mostly stop and go here. mostly stop here. 280 is also slow. people are avoiding 101 by using 280. it is slow out of downtown san jose. i can approximatity it on the map for you. the accident was northbound 101 -- northbound 101 right here at
the 880 interchange. and our driver is stuck in traffic right about there. so you can see that it's going to be a slow commute. other commute that's are slow, northbound 101 just cleared an accident from near hesperia. 880 both directions in hayward is very slow. not a good idea to get on 880 if you can avoid it. highway 4 is slow as well. i tried to tell you time about a car fire at hess road. you can see slow traffic. so people trying to sneak over the hill at kirker pass road, there will be no sneaking. it is not good right now. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we are backed up for 25 minutes. 8:03. let's go back to the desk. bart is increasing patrols after a robbery by a mob of teenagers over the weekend. in a matter of seconds, they robbed and injured passengers. christien kafton has more on where it happened at the coliseum bart station. >> reporter: yeah. commuters this morning still learning about those robberies, making their way through the
turn styles. the same turn styles that the robbers jumped before storming up the escalators and the strain platform. all of this unfolding saturday night around 9:30 p.m. witnesses telling police that the teens rushed the dublin bound bart train demanding purses, wallets and cell phones. the robbery took less than 30 seconds with the group getting on and off the train before the doors could closed. two passengers were punched in the face and treated for head injuries. >> i try not to be on my phone. i try to sit where it's more than just myself. it is not good to sit by yourself. some people like to sit by yourself. >> reporter: police say there are no reports that the attacker used guns or any other weapons. bart is trying to use surveillance video to identify the suspects and working with oakland police and oakland schools and housing authority to try to find the teens.
there were police officers in the area. those officers in the parking area and made their way up to the platform as quickly as possible. again, this unfolded so quickly that by the time they made it to the platform, the robbers were already gun. christien kafton, ktvu fox 2 news. and this morning, our question of the day is, what is your biggest concern when it comes to bart? safety? cleanliness? reliability? or maybe you just don't ride bart. here are the results we're seeing so far. 41% say safety. 20% cleanliness. 21% say reliability. 18% say, hey, i don't ride bart. let us know what you think by voting on the ktvu twitter page or on ktvu.com or you can comment on our ktvu facebook page. the time is 8:05. a program director at the boys and girls club in marin in petaluma has been arrested on child endangerment. benjamin was arrested yesterday
at his home. he is accused of posting photos of a 6-year-old girl from his after school program in an internet chat room where users share images of child pornography. police say he posted the girl's name, address and phone number as well in that same chat room. police say they were contacted by the department of homeland security who tracked him through his internet ip address. now, the boys and girls club of marin and petaluma releasing a statement about the arrest. boys and girls club of marin and petaluma have cooperated with every agency that has sought information about the organization, applying the highest level of integrity to all of the operations, especially safety related matters has stood as the number one guiding principle of the boys and girls club. we may be one step closer this morning to averting a government shutdown. president trump seems to be backing away from demanding a border wall. doug luzader has more from
washington. >> reporter: the president would apparently like to get this government shutdown issue off the table to pivot to some other issues, including perhaps tax reform ahead of marking his first 100 days in office this week. is the border wall idea dead? maybe not in the long run, but president trump was said to tell a gathering of conservative journalists at the white house yesterday that he is willing to push back his demand for wall funding to ink a government budget deal this week. a shutdown was looming because democrats wouldn't sign off on a wall. >> democrats have been long clear that the border wall is a nonstarter. >> reporter: so what will trump get out of the door? more releases to beef up security. not wall funding but something so show his base that he is following through on a campaign plan. >> if donald trump can get something in that government
funding bill about border security, he can claim security and democrats can say they didn't vote to fund the wall. >> reporter: a short term budget deal may be one more reason for the markets to celebrate. the dow was up 200 points yesterday. add to that the possibility for major tax reform with the administration announcing as early as tomorrow that corporate tax rates could drop from 35% to maybe 15%. >> we were thinking the best case scenario, 20, 25%. no, they don't stop the rale i you break out the confetti if you get to 15%. >> the markets would be happy about a lowered corp. ration income tax rate. a larger question remains, how to pay for it. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. officials are meeting in tokyo to talk about the threat by north korea and missiles. for the first time it includes instructions on how to respond if a north korean missile is
headed for japan. that could happen within ten minutes warning or less. three of the four missiles launched last month fell within japan's territory in the sea of japan. at the time north korea said it was practicing to hit u.s. military bases in japan. earlier this morning, one of america's luke already powered sub -- nuclear powered submarines docked today. the crew is being allowed shore leave and the michigan is taking on new supplies, including food and other necessities. a new study says the risk of colon rectal cancer increases significantly if you put off getting the exam. doctors are encourage to perform a colonoscopy within nine months of a positive test.
google's driverless car company is inviting people to test the self-driving cars. it starts today. the company will begin accepting applications from people in phoenix, arizona who want to test out the cars for free. the company has a fleet of 100 self-driving cars but the number will go up to 600 in the coming months. and from self driving cars to cars that actually fly. google's larry page backing kitty hawk. the company released a promo video of the person flying machine called the flyer. there it is. it features a web design with a pair of pontoons for water takeoffs and landings. it is easy to learn and legal in the united states. and users don't need a pilot's license. the flying car will go on sale by the end of the year. >> all right. i'm not driving. let's talk about the warriors. headed to the second round of the nba playoff, sweeping the trail blazers in four games.
they won last night 128-103. >> curry, nice pass and durant lays it home. >> nice to see k d-back on the court. the game was over in that 1st quarter. if you watched it. warriors led 14-0. by the end of the 1st quarter, 45 points on the board. the most ever in one period by a warriors team in playoff history. kevin durant, ten points in his first game after missing games two and three with the catch injury. >> we knew if we threw the first punch, we knew that it would overwhelm them a bit, especially, you know, being we were up 3-0 in the series. >> we had an opportunity to close the series out. you don't want to let go of the rope or give the team confidence or momentum. >> steph curry had 37 points before he sat out for the entire final quarter. >> he is pretty good. >> he is okay at basketball.
>> yeah. >> the warriors can rest a bit before they play the winner of the jazz and the clippers series. >> it is tied up at 2-2. they are beating each other up a bit. >> some big news in the nascar world. what driver dale earnhardt, jr. is planning to do at the end of the season. we will fill you in. plus, 11 students suspended and a principal leaves for another job. what a local high school is doing to address racially charged incidents on campus. it is still slow out there. especially in the south bay. but the east bay, not taking a back seat. but had is a look at 101. still trying to get up through sunnyvale and san jose on the way up to mountain view. well, compared to yesterday, at least we have breaks in the clouds and sun. one more system is paying a visit on sunday. then we can get more sun in here.
>> welcome back. uc berkeley owe firms are preparing for possible protests if conservative commentator ann coulter speaks on the campus later this week. back in february there were violent demonstrators when milo yiannopoulos stride to speak on the campus. campus officials had canceled the scheduled speech on thursday saying the school couldn't guarantee security for the set and wanted to move it to may the 2nd saying for
safety sake, not tore sensorship. coulter is coming to speak no matter what as scheduled on thursday. students we talked with at cal says that coulter deserves her chance to speak out. >> because of what happened with milo, i feel it would be dangerous. but because of the free speech and the atmosphere we like to promote, it wouldn't be fair to bar her from coming. >> the more restrict people from speaking on the campus, the more detrimental it will be in the long run to berkeley. >> cal is being sued by the berkeley college republicans who say free speech rights were violated when the school moved the date of coulter's speech. now, ann coulter talked to frank somerville about the controversy. >> ann coulter wants to promote ann coulter. she wants to come here and she is going to come here on thursday and try to insight people. >> i know people like to say
that. they always like to say that. it could not be -- i mean, in some sense, i mean, i write books. i'm trying to change people's minds about things. there's a promotional aspect. in particular, the idea that i'm trying to get publicity off of this event could not be further from the truth on the facts. i mean, for one thing, you don't want to give me publicity, i have an idea, don't shut down my speech. >> you can see more of the one on one interview with ann coulter by going to the ktvu youtube page. well, the albany unified school district is holding a meeting to address issues of racism on the campus. 11 students were suspended last month because of racist messages on social media. the incidents sparked protests on campus. the principal announced he is resigning to take another job with the school district. new this morning, a major announcement in the sport of
nascar. dale earnhardt, jr. announced a short time ago that he will retire after the 2017 season. the 42-year-old has won 26 times on the nascar cup circuit during his career and was named the most popular driver in each of the last 14 years. he has been plagued by concussions the last couple of years. we're expected to learn more about the retirement during a news conference later today. all right. time now is 8:18. time now to head to sal castaneda for a look at our traffic on this tuesday. kind of a mixed bag, right? >> yeah. it is getting a little better. we have -- i have been telling you we have the driver on 101 past the accident on northbound 101, approaching the 880 interchange. but traffic is still slow after that point. getting up into sunnyvale. so driving on 101, as you can see, the only thing that is moving is that far fast lane, which is the carpool lane.
here it looks like traffic is moving along okay. we had an earlier accident northbound 101 right near 880. this is 280 now. you're getting to see slow traffic on both sides. 280 on the left. southbound approaching the san jose state exits. we had the earlier crash through downtown and more slow traffic on 101 getting up into mountain view. 237 is getting a little better but not much as you head to that statement point. weville a lot of slow traffic. 880 i keep coming back to this because it is slow. northbound has improved. southbound is very slow heading down into fremont and the san mateo bridge will be slow. and contra costa county continues to be slow, now breaking almost into antioch and getting up over the hill to concord. we don't have a great commute. i'll tell what you is a good commute, that would be the peninsula commute. we will talk about that next time around. at 8:18, let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. we have breaks as you saw from
san hoed. under mostly sunny skies. north of the golden gate, mostly cloudy. there is a definite boundary between sun and clouds. we will go mostly cloudy today. although partly sunnies in santa clara valley. the cloud cover continues to drop in. one more system tomorrow. that may give us light rain. then it is out of here thursday, friday and saturday. the jetstream will lift out of here. the breeze will pick up. a little warmer today. livermore, 61 degrees. incredibly cool for them this time of year. 13 degrees below climatology for today. now, if san jose gets enough sun, they may get some 70s. morgan hill and gilroy and san francisco up 2. napa too much cloud cover and 68. there was a lot of cloud cover but i think there are be some breaks in the cloud cover for the giants-dodgers game tonight. the heavier cloud cover is
about santa rosa, calistoga north, with the lighter amounts zipping through. that will be the theme most of the day with rain up on the north coast. some clipping into mendocino county as well. and maybe tomorrow. we're inching closer to better weather but not done yet. the ridge is out here and we're on the eastern edge of it. it sends it north and some of that spills over. that is what is happening. eventually the system will be digging into the inner mountain region. that will be a teeter-totter effect. we had a lot of low of 40s for a little while and then the clouds came in and that will be with us today and tomorrow. then we get a break. 60s, 70s. 50s for a few. 60s, upper 60s, low 70s. i think the best sunshine and opportunity for warmth would be towards the santa clara valley over to santa cruz. tomorrow one more system could give us light rain. then it is out of here thursday. even though it is sunshine, it will be breezy and weekend.
all signs are good for the upcoming weekend. >> never too early to talk about that. >> never too early. >> the weekend is always in view. >> that's correct. >> especially when it is 80. big 80. thank you, steve. president trump will commemorate holocaust remembrance day. we will take you live to the ceremony that has just gotten underway.
capitol hill. live pictures of the remembrance ceremony in washington, d.c. speaking right now is sarah bloomfield, the director of the holocaust museum. president trump will deliver the key note address shortly. the event was established by congress as the nation's commemoration of the holocaust. during the ceremony, six candles are lit by holocaust survivors, accompanied by a member of congress in memory of the victims. when the president steps up to the podium, we will listen in. ivanka trump is in germany for a women's senate. the conference focuses in on the economic empowerment of women. it is ivanka's first international trip as a white house adviser. members of the audience booed. she responded that she shows from personal experience that her father believes in the
potential of women and their ability to do the job as well as a man. a memorial is being held today to remember the police officer killed in the attack in france. 37-year-old javier was killed by a lone gunman who opened fire last week. the attack happened during the final days of the election. two other officers were hurt before the gunman was shot and killed by police. an apple store empty this morning after thieves got away with $24,000 worth of electronics. this is not the first time that the store has been targeted. we will have the latest on the investigation now underway. >> reporter: and a new study from a bay area research group says the amount of money that the new gas tax is supposed to raise will not be enough to fix all of our highways and roads over the next ten years. how much money is really needed and their advice on how to raise it.
coming up. well, you just saw highway 24 there near the tunnel. you're looking at now highway 24 in la fay e it is moderately heavy on the way over to oakland. cloud cover to the north. partly sunny to the south. it looks a few degrees warmer today. we will talk about your tuesday forecast highs. there's still a lot of cloud cover coming down from the pacific northwest.
transforms this place into a sacred gathering. thank you, tom bernstein, allen holt, sarah bloomfield, and everyone at the holocaust memorial council and museum for your vital work and tireless contributions. we are privileged to be joined by israel's ambassador to the united states, friend of mine, he has done a great job. and said some wonderful words, ron dermer. the state of israel is an eternal monument to the undying strength of the jewish people. bushed in the hearts of the oppressed is now filled with the breaths of life and the star of david waves atop a
great nation arisen from the desert. to those in the audience who have served american uniform, our country eternally thanks you. we are proud and grateful to be joined today by veterans of the second world war who liberated survivors from the camps. your sacrifice helped save freedom for the world. for the entire world. >> you've been listening to president trump. he is taking part in a holocaust memorial event held at the rotunda up on capitol hill. the event established by congress as the nation's commemoration of the holocaust. president trump with some remarks just live in d.c. >> we will continue to monitor that ceremony happening. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is tuesday, april 25th. i'm claudine wong, in for gasia. >> happy tuesday, i'm frank
mallicoat. let's get you downstairs. a little weather and traffic. steve, you are first out of the gate. >> oh, my gosh. the pressure is on now. thank you, frank and claudine. a few breaks. yesterday was a tall order to get sun. temperatures way below average. there's a little more sun but cloud cover rolling in from the northwest. jim p is from the san rafael yacht harbor. sitting on the dock of the bay. sun, clouds and wind. thank you for that picture. san francisco today, 62/52. what is average 64/50. we're close. record high 89 in 1926. record low way back to 1892 when it was 44 degrees. a lot of cloud cover streaming down from the northwest. a lot more sunshine towards the peninsula and south bay and east bay. some of that cloud cover continues to move in from the northwest. most of today and again tomorrow. some rain up on the north coast. i doubt if we get much if
anything today. tomorrow there looks like a stronger system moving in. once the system digs down to the inner mountain region, the breeze will kick in. that won't be today. we get sun breaks. 50s on the temps. warmer than yesterday. 50s and 60s near 70 for a few. sal, some areas have been busy, other areas are quiet. what do you want to look at. >> 880 in the south bay. we have been focusing on that because of a couple of crashes. it looks like my picture has frozen on 880 northbound. the last time we checked it was looking good through milpitas and getting into fremont. but 101 is very slow. we had an earlier accident that is now gone on northbound 101. look at all of the south bay freeways. they're all slow getting into the west val i i think people are avoiding 101 and getting on 280 and 85. that's why it is so slow.
hayward is slow south from 238 all the way down to fremont. still have slow traffic on highway 4 and on highway 680. i promised you a look at the peninsula. 280 out of daly city is slow. 280 is slow as you approach westboro boulevard. when you get to the bay bridge -- my goodness, that spider scared me. taking a nap on the screen there. backupped for 10 to 15 -- backed up for 10 to 15 minutes on the bay bridge. >> it will take $120 billion over the next ten years. that is according to a nonprofit research group. allie rasmus is in orinda to explain why the group says the newly passed gas tax in sacramento is a good start but probably not enough. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning,
frank. yeah. that road repair bill that was passed earlier this month would raise $50 billion over the next ten years in the form of a higher gas tax and higher vehicle registration fees. according to research, the state needs close to $140 billion to clear the backlog of repairs and maintain roads long- term here in our area. the study says even that californians are driving more than ever, the traditional gas tax that we use to pay for the roads is just not working anymore. because gas taxes have been historically low for several years and more electric vehicles on the road and cars are more fuel efficient. the state gets 20 percent less now than in 2010. the group recommends that the state pursue public private toll roads or a tax based on the number of miles that people
drive instead of the amount of gas they use. drivers see problems with that idea. ea. >> a lot of people drive for work and they're not making nearly as much money. >> you're imposing restriction on people toward their livelihood. people who have to drive, they have to drive. nobody i don't think drives for the fun of it. >> reporter: now, as for the road repair bill, it was passed earlier this month. and governor brown pushed for its passage. the bill is on his desk and he is expected tossen it any day now. we reached out to his office for comment on the study and also to jim bale's office in san jose. he sponsored the bill. we reached out to see if he would give us his thoughts on the study by the nonprofit group but we have not heard back from either yet. back to you guys. >> that is allie rasmus live for us in orinda. thank you, allie. well, police in corte
madera are searching for five burglars who broke into an apple store and stole $20,000 worth of laptops and. >> reporter: phones. it happened just after 8:00 last night at the village mall just before closing. there were still eye few customers inside but no one was hurt. the burglars were in their late teens or earlier 20s. the same store was burglarized last november when $40,000 worth of items were stolen. the santa clara board of supervisors will debate issues affecting immigrants. one issue is expected to be an ordinance preventing the county in taking part of any identity registry based on religion or national origin. the board will talk about providing more services to family so they have an emergency plan if a parent is picked up and deported. mayors from all across the country are in washington, d.c. meeting with attorney general jeff sessions. the main topic is expected to be sanctuary cities. sessions has vowed to take away
federal funds away from sanctuary cities in june. no bay area mayors are attending the meeting by the way but sessions has requested proof of communication with immigration officials from the california department of corrections and rehabilitation. preparations underway for may day protests here in the bay area on monday. in san jose, several stores on willow street will railroad notifying customers they will be closed as part of the march. march organizers say historically the march is to honor all workers, those from other countries. this year's 3-mile route starts at mexican heritage plaza, heads down santa clara street and will end up near the sap center in san jose. in 2016, there were 100,000 people who marched. there will be a may day rally and march in san
francisco on month. that will start at justin herman plaza at 11:00 a.m. followed by a march to the civic center. here is some of the big -- a few of the big names showing off their cooking skills. martha stewart and steph curry's wife will be there. also in attendance will the iron chef. they match cooks with celebrities. in the past iron chef taught snoop dogg how to roll sushi. it will also include joey chestnut and ktvu's own sport director mark ibanez. >> who will not be eating hot dogs. >> probably not as many. >> 200. if you're planning an overseas trip, listen up. where president trump could be extending the laptop ban in the
retailers. pam cook is back with money business. >> j crew will cut 250 jobs as part of the reorganization of the company. most of the jobs at this point will come from its corporate headquarters in new york much now, the sound of the opening bell this morning, it rang in a new record for the nasdaq. the nasdaq rising above 6,000 points for the first time ever, helping stocks out as well home prices surged more than expected in february to the highest levels in nearly three years. and of the nation's 20 largest cities reporting three record reporting seattle, portland and denver, reaching all-time highs there. checking in on the markets. the nasdaq once again record high as i was saying. 6,021 right now. up almost three quarters of a percentage. there is a live look at the dow. up 200 points. 20987. s&p 500 also up half of a percent. the laptop ban at airports
could be expanding. right now laptops and e readers are barred coming from eight middle eastern countries. several countries are reporting that it could be extended. the move could be implemented within weeks. san francisco will be its newest u.s. destination. the airline says service will begin next year but was not specific when flightswould start or how often would fly to and from sfo. it describes the city as home to hippies, micro ships and cable cars. >> there it goes. qatar says uncertainty about travel to the u.s. is affecting business but only to a certain extent. youtube apologizing after blocking lgbt content on its
side. it is being moved to the restricted mode. but users say videos were blocked when there was nothing wrong with them. youtube restored 12 million videos with lgbt topics. youtube says in the restricted mode, it will block out content that shows the use of drugs or alcohol, detailed discussions about sex, and other what they call mature subjects. well, mother's day just a couple of weeks away. if you don't have that gift yet, you are not alone. the national retail federation says that consumers will spent a record $23.6 billion for mother's day this year. that's $187 on average. $15 more than last year. most people give mom a card and some flowers. a lot of people take her out to brunch or dinner. i don't know -- >> are you okay with that? >> i'm okay with all of that. i think you should definitely not just your mom, the mother of your children. right, claudine, should receive something. >> i think it is just nice to
say thank you. >> that's what i tell my kids. i want no fighting for data i and a thank you. >> give mom a break for crying out loud. >> just a break would be nice. thanks, pam. how about a break from any traffic slowdowns, sal. >> wouldn't that be nice. >> wouldn't that be. >> on whatever day you want, you could press a button. >> that would be magical, sal. >> wouldn't that be great. >> work on that. >> i'm here until that happens. let's take a look at highway 24. westbound. a little bit of a late commute here in lafayette. stop and go traffic to be sure as you drive up to the tunnel. there has been a little bit of slow traffic as you drive on 24 on the other side in oakland heading down to interstate 580. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is backed up. it will still be about 25 minutes before you make it on to the bridge. san mateo bridge getting a little better but still crowded heading over to the peninsula. northbound 101 not as bad as it
normally is in san bruno up to bay city and brisbane. at 8:46, let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. far enough north, we find a lot of cloud cover. south, sun breaks. and also east. it looks like the cloud cover went out for most. mostly cloudy. temperatures will be warmer than yesterday. a cool morning. cloud cover moving in from the northwest. the low clouds, we got rid of those. the high and mid level clouds continue to manufacture in. that may give us light rain. not much but a little bit. the wind may be a factor. it will be windy on thursday but we will get sunshine. a few more breaks in the clouds tonight. upper 50s with a breeze out of the west/northwest for the dodgers and the giants. rain making it up into mendocino county. the systems flying down here pretty quick. they favor areas to the north. some of these do move into our forecast area. mostly just wash out.
the cloud cover of santa rosa north, calistoga north is thicker than areas to the south. we have to have the system dig in towards the sierra. once that digs down, then high pressure builds in. that will take care of this. a little more sunshine but a lot of cloud cover continues to filter in. there are breaks but there's a steady stream of moisture. now most of this is taking aim to the north. after tomorrow, we will start to see improving conditions. 50s, 60s to near 70 degrees. not much change tomorrow. we might get a little light rain. thursday is the transition day. clearing and breezy. and then nice going into the weekend. a couple of 80s in there. >> that looks like a three-day weekend to me. >> i like the way that you think, frank. >> i try. >> thanks, steve. the time is 8:48 on the clock. a woman grabbed by a stranger
in an attempted kidnapping in san francisco. coming up next, how a good samaritan stepped in to help and how police finally tracked down the suspect when we come back. for up to three years. yes, it has an epa-estimated range of 312 miles. yes, you will probably have to answer lots of silly questions from strangers. yes, this is a mind-blowing marvel of technology. and, yes, you can buy it today- because the future doesn't start next week, next month or next year... the future starts now. in the hydrogen-fueled toyota mirai.
and this is where it lives. the 503-horsepower mercedes-amg c63 s coupe. >> san francisco police say good samaritans helped to stop a man from a kidnapping of a woman on the street. it happened about 9:00 saturday night on steiner street. police say the woman was walking home from work when witnesses say a man put a black bag over her head, tried to drag her into his car. police say a man sitting in his car honked his horn and neighbors ran outside to help the woman. the woman was able to break free and the man ran off but was arrested the next day after a high-speed chase and crash in petaluma. >> thanks to the actions of good samaritan or great samaritans who came to the aid of the victim, we were able -- they were able to scare off the individual. >> police say the woman didn't know the man. his name has not been released
to the public. police say they used surveillance video and descriptions from the witness to track his car down the next day. well, overnight the state of arkansas executed two inmates. the first time in 17 years that there has been a double execution in the u.s. jack jones was convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1995 and tried to kill her 11-year-old daughter. jones said he was ready to die. in the meantime a judge issued a temporary stay for marcel williams but he was later put to death. he was convicted back in 1994 of killing a 24-year-old woman. another execution is scheduled for thursday. here in california correction officials are delaying the lethal injections by four months. they now say they need more time after the initial version of the rules was rejected by state regulators. right now there are about 750 inmates on death row and no one has been executed in california in 11 years. back in november, voters approved a measure to speed up
death penalty cases now that is being challenged in the u.s. supreme court. officials at cal state east bay are serving more and more students who are going hungry and some who are homeless. hope stands for helping our pioneers excel. it helps students with their basic needs like food and housing. the school opened a food pantry six months ago. and today at least 100 students get the food from the panty. the school offers free hot meals and produce at the dining hall using id cards. that program is funded by donations. a big night around the bay area. giants snapped the four-game losing streak by beating the dodgers at at&t. christian arroyo showed off his defense bare handing this big play. that came in the 9th. with the giants nursing a one- run lead, buster posey picks off turner at 2nd base for the final out of the game.
good stuff. before the game, madison bumgarner talked publicly for the first time about the dirt bike accident that put him on thes disabled list with a sprained left shoulder and bruised ribs. >> definitely not the most responsible decision i made. you know, it sucks not being able to be out here with my guys and try to help us win some games. >> giants fans saw a familiar face last night. sergio romo returned but dressed in dodger blue. the giants showed highlights of romo. but when he took the mound in the 8th, giants fans chanted beat l.a. and screamed beat romo. and they did. they beat the dodgers 2-1. entertainer elton john cancels a series of shows. up next, the serious illness that sent him to the hospital. ♪[music]
>> airport runways need to be repaved every ten years and new runway lights are being installed this time. there are a lot of nervous people in chile after an earthquake. it was felt hundreds of miles away. buildings swayed and some did suffer serious damage. the quake sent people scrambling to the streets and higher ground. a tsunami alarm sounded but it was canceled. no deaths or serious injuries. in 2010, a magnitude 8.2 quake killed hoar man 500 people.
police in brentwood are asking for the public's help to find a missing girl. she is 5'5", 150 pound. she was last seen wearing a blacktop, red shorts and black shoes. anyone with information about her disappearance is asked to call brentwood police. the tennessee teacher arrested on charges of kidnapping a 15-year-old student and bringing her to california has made her first court appearance. she asked to be return today tennessee to face charges. the federal judge approved the return and the girl has already return today her hometown. cummins is accused of taking the student across nine states and using her for sex. she planned to take her south to mexico. she was arrested last week in a remote area. in convicted he would serve a mandatory ten year prison sentence but could receive a
life sentence. there are an average 91 opioid deaths in the u.s. every day. there is now a belief that the drug epidemic may be underestimated. the cdc says that number may be even higher. they say the painkiller causing the deaths are hard to track in autopsies. there were an estimated 33,000 open at related deaths in the united states in 2015. and some marin county police officers will now carry a life-saving drug. officers in san rafael, central marin and fairfax will carry the drug. the nasal spray almost instantly reverses the effects of open at overdoses. opiate overdoses is the leading cause of accidental deaths in the united states. elton john has canceled shows in april and may in las vegas. he contracted that rare bacterial infection after the
south american tour and got ill while flying home. he spent two nights in intensive care and back home in england and expected to make a full recovery. ann coulter talks to ktvu about her plans to speak at uc berkeley. plus a special conference for women looking to get into the music industry. ♪oh, yeah ♪ >> oh, yes. good morning. we will mornings on 2 the 9. clouds and sun and mostly in the 60s. i picked an up beat song because most of us warrior fans are upbeat. they man handled the trail blazers last night. in the 1st quarter, they scored 45 points. >> i tuned in late. >> yeah. i got off the air off the 7 and the sports department was saying this he scored