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state, which in some areas are leading to evacuations. >> reporter: we will have the very latest numbers from the latest ice immigration effort here in the bay area. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. thank you for joining us on mornings on 2. it is friday, it is march 2nd. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. gasia has the day off today. >> it is a busy morning. we're following reports of a shooting this morning on the campus of central michigan university, about 30 minutes ago. this is the tweet they sent out. there has been a report of shots fired at campbell hall on campus. suspect is still at large. police advise all to take shelter. if you see something suspicious, call 911. we will continue to watch this, bring you updates as they come in. again n is at central michigan university. we will keep an eye on it. well, snow and hazardous driving conditions also forced
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the closure of westbound interstate 80 up in the sierra. caltrans says the highway is shut down from nevada to colfax. again, in the westbound direction. sal is hearing reports that the eastbound direction is open but drivers are required to use chains. we're hearing chains even for four-wheel-drive. also over highway 50 through the mountain pass. three inches of rain fell in parts of the bay area yesterday. because it was off and on, people had to keep pulling out their umbrellas in search for shelter. these pictures were taken in san jose yesterday by one of our photographers. along with the rain, it was windy too. the wind knocked down a lot of trees. a tree fell on to the roof of a home on valley view court but no one was hurt. all right. weather continues to be the story. >> yep. >> and we want to check in with
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steve for more on that. also back east as well. they're getting hit. >> that will be a major deal. coastal flooding, snow. >> affecting flights here. >> easy. boston, new york, philadelphia, washington, no doubt. we will have very low snow levels. hail in the san rafael hills. jim just e-mailed me. snow at 4,000 feet is no problem. diablo 3,000 feet and above, no problem. now you're getting 2500 feet and below. mount tam, mission peak, grizzly peak. if it gets down to san bruno mountain, now we're talking. if it gets below that, then we really have something to go. we only had an inch and a quarter in the past 24 hours. that is very good rain. and it is picking up fast. certainly from about san francisco -- marin county now south. it will be for everybody later on. within this, you can ghetto indication alley brief heavy rain, also some hail reports.
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and it looks like out around diablo, some reports and i would not be surprised hail falling as well. low elevation snows are in the forecast today. it has already happened up at mount hamilton. after we get afternoon heating, it won't take long to fire up. 31 santa rosa. 34 in napa. novato, 35. it is cold. 19 up in truckee. they will continue with off and on snow showers up there. we will though see some of the thunderstorm activity pop up rapidly as it works its way. get ready. it is on its way. cold air is arriving. anything goes today. sun, clouds, showers, and low snow levels. sal, 7:03. what would you say about today? friday light. >> yeah. i do want to mention that caltrans officially reopened 80. both directions are open.
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however, as pam mentioned, these are true restrictions. even if you have a four-wheel- drive vehicle, you need chains. it is dicey driving on 80. same for 50, same restrictions. unless your vehicle has snow tires on all four, you don't need chains. it is tough driving if you're going up to the mountains. let's go take a look at the bay bridge. traffic is moving along slowly getting into san francisco. it looks a little slower than i saw it last time. you can tell by looking at the pace of traffic. it looks kind of crowded. this is obviously the peak of the commute. it is not light. once you get to san francisco, it looks okay. if you're driving to the airport, let's say. 880 on the other side looks fine. it doesn't look like it has been raining for the last few minutes here. on the peninsula, just a little bit of slow traffic in san mateo and san bruno. that's about all. look at the east bay and south bay map. not a lot of slow traffic here on 280 and 101.
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traffic is moving along okay in the santa cruz mountains as well. it is looking good. 7:05. back to the desk. >> all right, sal. new details on the major immigration sweeps across northern california this week. >> ktvu's christien kafton is at oakland city hall this morning with some of the numbers after all of the raids. >> reporter: yeah. good morning, guys. immigration and customs enforcement sending out the latest information, the latest number of people that were picked up in their latest immigration effort here in the bay area and in northern california. ice now saying it arrested 232 people over four days. it says 180 were either convicted criminals or issued a deportation order or had returned to the u.s. illegally. of those, ice is reporting that 115 had felony convictions, including child sex crimes and weapons charges. the latest count comes after the justice department said it would have made 800 arrests if it hadn't been for oakland
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mayor libby schaaf issuing a public warning that the raid was imminent. now the white house is speaking out. >> i think it is outrageous that a mayor would circumvent federal authorities and certainly put them in danger by making a move such as that and it is currently under review by the department of justice. >> reporter: now, for its part, mayor schaaf's office is saying it is unaware of that review. many in oakland say they support the mayor's efforts. across the bay in san francisco, interim mayor mark farrell is fighting back against the trump administration on the issue of immigration as well. san francisco leaders there announcing $11 million in funding efforts to cover the cost of representation to pay for any immigrant detained in the city of san francisco. >> if we don't stand behind them, nobody will. but most importantly i say it is not only the right thing to do but it is the san francisco thing to do. >> reporter: and just a programming note, guys, remember that on monday,
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oakland mayor schaaf set to come to the station on monday, sit down with our anchors to discuss a wide range of issues. and guys, i'm sure that you and everyone has a lot of questions about this immigration issue and how it will continue to shape up here in oakland and really around the bay area. i'm sure that will be a very interesting interview on monday morning. >> yeah. it will be great to have her in here to talk to her directly and ask those questions. in the south bay, advocates in santa clara county confirm there have been more than 150 calls to a hotline reporting issac test in the past -- reporting ice activity in the past 24 hours. specifically in san jose. ice operations conducted and reported to the network have resulted in at least seven confirmed detentions. ice may have conducted additional arrests.
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there is a take back our community rally tonight at 5:00 in san jose. our time is 7:08. an investigation continues into the death of a 5-year-old girl killed in a crash yesterday morning near concord. officials say child safety seats were not properly used or none at all. it happened on southbound kirker pass just outside of the limits of the city of concord. an suv went off the road and into an embankment. there were four people inside, including the 5-year-old girl and 6-year-old brother. the little girl was rushed to the hospital. that's where she died. the little boy suffered minor to moderate injuries. the two adults suffered minor injuries. we have more details now regarding a police shooting wednesday afternoon in fairfield. authorities have identified the detective who opened fire and the suspect he shot and wounded. fairfield police detective robert murray was working with the sheriff's deputy when they
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spotted christian reyes. they attempted to stop him. there was a chase and officer murray opened fire when he saw reyes reach for a gun near his waist. reyes is in critical condition. there was a replica gun recovered at the scene. mark farrell supports a ballot measure that would speed up the timeline to buy tasers for the officers. if approved, it would allow the department to buy tasers as soon as august. supporters say they don't want to wait until december, which was the date set by the police commission when it approved the use of tasers last year. chief william scott opposes the ballot measure because it would prevent the police commission from making changes to the policy. the time is now 7:09. the san jose police department has identified the person who threatened to shoot up schools earlier this westbound. they're saying a 12-year-old
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girl made the threat on twitter. police contacted her at her home. she was not taken into custody. officers say the investigation continues and if you have more information, get in contact with the police. well, former arizona congressman -- congress woman gabby gifford continues students to continue their efforts on gun control. she was in san francisco for a fundraiser for a uc scholarship in the name of dave zimmerman who was her congressional aid. he was one of six people killed in the shooting back in 2011. a shooting that left former congress woman gifford seriously injured. she has been an outspoken supporter of stronger gun laws. after the florida high school shootings, she announced a campaign to help defeat republican lawmakers who block legislation to curb gun violence. still ahead, uber has just come out with another service.
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coming up, how the ride service is helping users. why the president is introducing a tariff on steel and aluminum. good morning. you can see traffic is light in most areas, except for the bay bridge. but here in san jose, it still qualifies as light traffic into the valley. and so it begins. already some rain and hail in the san ramon hills. we've had one report of that. boy, is it getting cold out there. we will have more coming up.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 7:13. we're back following breaking news just coming in right now as i'm speaking to you. a shooting this morning on the campus of central michigan university. now we're hearing two people
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were shot. i'm going to read the tweet you see on your screen. this is from the -- that area. we are aware of the ongoing shooting at central michigan university. msp is committing aviation, k-9 and emergency support team support services at this time. the cmu police department is the lead agency investigating the incident. again, this is breaking news coming in as i'm talking to you right now. michigan state police are investigating. there are reports, pam -- >> yeah. that two people are dead in the shooting. so they are telling us that right now. so, again, we're going to get more information on that. again, at central michigan university this morning. we also want to take you to wall street. stocks down again this morning after president trump announced plans to order new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. we're showing you the numbers there. bottom part of your screen with the dow jones down 320 points.
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about -- about the same for the nasdaq and the s&p 500. the president announcing 25% tariff on foreign steel. 10% on foreign aluminum. he says the move is in response to what he calls decades of unfair trade policies. but some worry it could raise consumer prices, start a trade war. >> people have no idea how badly our country has been treated by other countries. >> well, when the opening bell rang this morning, the numbers shot straight down. that takes off right where they left off yesterday afternoon. the dow dropped 420 points after the president made that announcement. this morning, investors still concerned about the plan, not only in the u.s. but around the world. the foreign markets are all done. aluminum, steel stocks, but also the car makers. we're hearing a lot of the car makers say this will raise the price of cars. the time is now 7:15.
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republicans in the georgia state legislature trying to punish delta airlines because of delta's position on the nra. there was a sweeping tax bill, it was amended to leave out a sales tax exemption on jet fuel. delta would have been the main beneficiary. this comes after delta said it would not offer discount fares to nra members. he criticized the controversy as an unbecoming squabble but says he will sign it. no comment from delta or the nra. president trump is suggesting new measures to combat the opioid crisis. the president hosted a white house summit yesterday and discussed addiction and penalties against drug dealers. >> they kill hundreds and hundreds of people. and most of them don't even go to jail.
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if you shoot one person, they give you life. they give you the death penalty. these people with kill 2,000, 3,000 people and nothing happens to them. >> president trump said that his administration will roll out unspecified strong policies on opioids over the next three weeks. he also referenced other companies that execute drug dealers. white house officials say the administration is considering whether to make trafficking large quantities of fentanyl a capital crime. the time is 7:17. we're going to get you to where you need to go. sal is watching our commute. hopefully everyone is behaving for you, sal. >> everybody is behaving for the most part, dave and pam. a lighter than usual day, except for one spot. where is that? i'll show it to you. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. it is not light here. backed up all the way to the maze. since it is a lighter day in general, as we get closer to
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9:00, this traffic may wane and it will get better going into san francisco. i can show you the other commutes look good. 101 in san francisco is a little slow approaching the 80 split from cesar chavez. this is the peak of the commute. it is not stop and go in oakland but it is getting more congested farther up the road near hyde street. congested. but if you are driving on the peninsula, we're seeing a little more slow traffic. it has been lighter than usual. today it definitely is better than yesterday. 7:18. let's bring in steve with today's forecast. >> thank you, sir. the forecast is already starting to pick up big time here. we will get snow reports first from our good friend coop up in kirkwood. we talked about it, it would be in feed. 24 hour snow totals kirkwood, three feet. heavenly, 30 inches. north star, 20 inches of new snow. we will have low snow levels around here for sure. but anybody is in the mix for
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it late tonight and into tomorrow. some of that very, very cold air begins to work its way in. also we talked about this. brent sent this in. hail and a rainbow in san ramon this morning. we have hail in san ramon hills, says jim. it will be a very active day. it looks like a rain-snow mix towards diablo. some of the showers are picking up in intensity, certainly across the peninsula. there have been rainbows around sunnyvale as well. right into san francisco, first alameda. a good system coming through there. and also marin county near mill valley. right there. and also on tam, a dusting of snow. you might see it around 2500 feet. i would -- nothing would surprise me today. sun, clouds, showers, possible thunder showers and hail and maybe funnel clouds out to the valley. the cold air filters in. even around the bay, you're
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seeing 40s. berkeley lab, oakland, 45. officially in the city. it is pretty chilly air mass here. 19 in truckee. light snow continuing up at blue canyon and truckee and south lake tahoe. not as bad as yesterday but they will have off and on snow showers throughout the weekend. by late sunday, things might calm down. the core low is working its way in. here comes the core air. we will destabilize the atmosphere. off and on rain, hail, low snow. a rainbow weather day, pamela. rainbow weather day. >> i love it. >> it has happened for some and we're not even to the 9:00 hour. temperatures will stay quite cold here. wind down sunday and better sunday and monday. >> thank you, steve. repairs continue to delay the reopening of the dmv office. it was suppose today reopen on monday. now the dmv says it will be
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another week. thieves pulled copper piping out of a heating and air- conditioning unit on the roof. back on february 7th. that sent water gushing into the building. during the repairs, scheduled appointments can be honored at other dmv locations. well, a star player on the warriors caused some serious damage off the court. coming up, the player says he accidentally shattered this hotel table while practicing for another sport. and legos are going green. the changes the company is making to make some of the toys more sustainable and a little softer.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 7:24. we're following reports of a shooting on the campus of central michigan university in mount pleasant. these are live pictures. according to michigan state police, two people were killed at campbell hall on this campus in michigan -- central michigan university. students are being told to shelter in place. close the doors. close the windows. the city has posted information about a suspect on facebook. they say they're looking for an avalanche african-american man who may be dangerous. the fbi is heading to that campus. will stay on the story. these are live pictures, central michigan university. we will continue to follow this breaking news and bring you
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more information as it becomes available. well, in today's dollars and sense, get ready to pay more for japanese cars in particular. that is word from overseas after the president's comments about a tougher stance on trade. that is affecting stock markets around the world. many u.s. companies as well. we will have more on the specifics in a moment. first to the opening bell where stocks dropped significantly this morning. now, the good side, shares in san francisco based gap gained after beating analyst estimates for the quarter. foot locker also reported good numbers. they're celebrating the u.s. curling team there with their first gold ever. but taking a look at the numbers. it is a dismal story, continuing right where the markets left off yesterday. down 327 points this morning for the dow. more than one and a quarter percent. the nasdaq also down almost a full percentage point. the s&p 500 also down a full
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percentage point there. 2654. well, the tariffs that president trump announced could also lead to higher costs for alcohol and even baseball equipment, as well as cars. earlier we mentioned that the president is promising to impose new import tariffs on steel and aluminum next week. but toyota warns that the move will substantially raise its production costs and force the automaker to increase the prices of its cars and trucks sold here in the united states. aluminum beer cans and baseball bats will also become more expensive if the companies decide to pass off the production costs on to consumers. well, uber is starting a new service that will help people get to their doctor's appointments. uber health was launched yesterday. the service allows health providers to set up rides for their patients to make sure they can get to their appointments. the businesses will be billed for the ride. and the rides can be set up days or hours in notes have a. uber wants to help the millions
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of people who miss doctor's appointments each year because of transportation problems. a popular children's toy is going green. for nearly 70 years, legos have been made from oil like most plastic products. but it wants to switch to plants. in particular, sugar cane. legos currently using sugar cane to produce a softer type of plastic for toys in the shape of trees and leaves. the company hopes to make most products through sustainable sources by the year 2030. dave. >> thank you, pam. the time is 7:27. car break-ins jumped almost 25% last year in san francisco. coming up, we will tell you what the police blame for the rise. plus, the response from frustrated residents. plus, starting today, bart launching a major effort to make sure that everybody riding the trains is paying their fair share. we will tell you about the team of officers on the lookout for fare evaders.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:30. more rain for southern california. a mandatory evacuation order affecting 30,000 people for santa barbara county. one spot affected was montecito, hard hit by the thomas fire. two dozen people were killed by
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mudslides in that area in january. this new storm could dump several inches of rain in the burn areas of santa barbara arra county. back in the northeast, a powerful winter storm has strong winds, heavy rain, even snow. it is expected to be the biggest storm to hit the east coast since january's bomb cyclone. offices in washington, d.c. are closed because of the storms. schools are closed. people along the coast are being warned they could be hit by hurricane force winds. you see huge waves and record breaking coastal flooding. >> move the vehicles to higher ground. keep an eye on the property for any movable debris. and pay attention to the weather forecasts. >> the storm's impact may be felt for several days back east. well, this morning we are already hearing about some canceled flights at san francisco's airport because of the weather back east. so far 18 flights have been canceled. yesterday of course we had bad
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weather as well. 145 flights canceled at sfo. and there were more than 400 delays. so there's a live look at the airport. certainly clearer here today. so that hopefully should help. thank you for joining us on mornings on 2. i'm pam cook. gasia has the day off today. >> i'm dave clark. we're going right to steve paulson. what is happening in our area? >> we already got hail reports, san ramon and alameda. >> alameda. >> yeah. let's get right to it. heading over towards skyline boulevard, oakland zoo. kat says hailing. you see it going over skyline. it went over alameda. we've had others. several san ramon had two reports there. snow, rain mix and hail. the system is rotating in and will make its presence felt really fast if it hasn't already. from fremont to palo alto. i would not be surprised if there was hail near mill
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valley. it looked like there was briefly. and on the golden gate bridge or the robin williams tunnel. 30s and 40s on the temps. the system will you, you name it today. rainbows and low snow levels all in the forecast today. all right, sal. here you are. >> all right, steve. right now we're looking at a commute that is not bad. 20-minute drive from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. so most of the east bay freeways are actually doing okay. if we go to the maze, i'll show you it is a 20-minute drive that. is pretty good for this time of morning. really any time of the morning. when you get to the bay bridge, you will definitely see slow traffic there. another 20 minutes to wait before you make it on to the span. san francisco looks pretty good. slowing north 101 approaching cesar chavez. 880 is slowing down near the coliseum. under the speed limit down to downtown. the south bay commute looks good all in all.
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a live look at 280. 7:34. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. we're following breaking news. the campus shooting at central michigan university. these are live pictures from michigan. you can hear all of the background information that we're also following. according to michigan state police, two people have already been killed at campbell hall on that campus. students are being advised to take shelter. now, the information posted by the city as they search for a suspect, he is described as a man. we don't know much about him. we don't know if he is a student or not. they consider him to be armed and dangerous, obviously. the fbi is on the way to the campus to investigate. again, central michigan university, reports of two people shot and killed this morning on the campus. we will keep an eye on this and bring you more details as we get them. all right. something also we have been talking about here in the bay area is an alert to bart
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riders. now, a crackdown that was supposed to go into effect yesterday is beginning this morning. >> cracking down on people trying to sneak on to bart trains without paying. alex savidge is watt the walnut creek bart station following all of this with the details on what is happening out there. good morning, alex. >> reporter: pam, dave, good morning to you. and up until now, bart police had simply been handing out warnings to people who were caught riding the trains without paying. but starting today, if you don't have a valid ticket, you potentially could wind up with a ticket that could cost as much as $75. bart police officers have begun issuing citations to fare evaders, part of a major crackdown. bart is sending out the fare inspection team to various stations across the system. officers will be using special readers to check people's paper tickets and their clipper cards to make sure they're valid. bart riders who pay their fair share are glad to hear about
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the crackdown. >> yes. i'm thrilled about it. you know, i pay almost $15 a day to use bart. i go to san francisco. so my fare plus my parking. and i think that if everybody paid, maybe we wouldn't have a price increase. >> people do evade the fares every day. i watch them walk through. people go past and don't pay. >> reporter: this is all part of an effort to deal with a serious fare evasion problem on bart. the agency estimates it has been losing out on $25 million a year because of people who ride for free. bart's board of directors last year pass what had is called a proof of payment ordinance, requiring anyone inside a station or on a train to have a valid ticket. that rule went into effect on january 1st. >> our fare inspectors will be collecting daily data. the number of people that don't have the proper fare media and the number of citations issued. hopefully we will see a decline
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over time that a smaller percentage of people are contacted that don't have the ticket processed properly. >> reporter: now, bart says fare inspectors will be moving from one passenger to the next. we saw them at the bottom of an escalator checking every single person who comes past them. they want to reduce the perception of profiling that some people think could take place. now, the inspectors also are going to be wearing body cameras so that footage of any particular interaction can be reviewed after the fact. again, since the first of the year, bart police had been issuing warnings to people caught without valid tickets. the warnings end today. today the actual tickets will be handed out. >> thank you, alex savidge, in walnut creek. the time is now 7:37. the reverend billy graham will be buried and laid to rest today. >> lauren blanchard has more on the farewell for the man known as america's pastor. good morning, lauren.
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>> reporter: good morning, pam and dave. hello from a blustery north carolina. we're live at the billy graham library. we will tap or a week's worth of events honoring billy graham. he is known to many for spreading christianity to millions around the world. >> everywhere he went, reverend graham delivered the same beautiful message, god loves you. >> reporter: president trump will join some 2300 people to remember how graham's ministry launched during a 1949 crusade in downtown l.a. >> i do not believe that any man, that any man can solve the problems of life without jesus christ. >> reporter: graham died at his home in north carolina last week at the age of 99. >> we lost one of the best men ever known. >> good man gone. >> there's never been a man so
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-- that loved god as much as billy graham. >> reporter: he lied in honor in the capitol rotunda on wednesday. graham just the fourth private citizen given that distinction. he spent decades traveling the world spreading his faith. >> here lies america's pastor. a man made great not by who he was, but by who he served. >> reporter: his son, the reverend franklin graham, will be among those who will speak at the ceremony today. later reverend graham will be buried alongside his wife of 65 years, ruth, in the prayer garden here at the billy graham library. pam, dave. >> lauren, before you go. i have heard reports that there are plans to turn billy graham's home into a special retreat. have you heard about that? >> reporter: dave, that is news to me, if that is so.
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as of right now, the focus today is really on the funeral. >> yes. >> reporter: and remembering the legacy of billy graham. but at this point they're just trying to get through today. >> yes. >> reporter: and make it as special as they can. >> lauren, i know we have heard that people showed up hours ahead to get their seats. it is an invitation only event for 2,000 people. >> right. >> reporter: certainly we can see some of the crowds there. are they going to have anything outside, any screens for people who can't get inside but just want to be there? >> reporter: well, this ceremony in particular, 2300 tickets given out. they will all be inside of the tent that you can see behind me. otherwise the billy graham library will be live streaming the event for those that want to watch and aren't able to be here today. you're right. these folks have been here for hours. i know we have been here since about 5:00 a.m. and there were folks showing up around 6:00 a.m. so 5, 6 hours ahead of the
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actual ceremony time. >> just to make sure that they get a seat for the event lauren blanchard there in north carolina. we will check in with you throughout the morning and this afternoon for that service. well, new police numbers show violent crime is down in san francisco. but property crimes are actually way up. property crimes include home burglaries, package thefts and car break-ins which we have talked about a lot. statistics show there were 54,000 property crimes reported last year. that's up 7,000 from the year before. car break-ins jumped nearly 25%. police say often the thieves are given probation and not jail time which allows them to go right back out and commit more crimes. >> so it is a target rich environment. criminals know that. when they don't face significant consequences if they're caught, they have no reason to go commit crimes anywhere else. >> some people say that they are frustrated by the increase
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in property crimes and they want stiffer sentences for the thieves. some residents are taking extra security precautions, including installing video surveillance and organizing neighborhood watch group. that is always a good idea. keep an eye on your neighbors. >> still talking about our weather and cleaning up storm damage around the bay area. coming up at 8:00, we will show you some of the damage caused by the latest storm. and are people who smoke cigarettes working as hard as non-smokers in a new survey shows that people want compensation for not taking the smoke breaks. at&t has a network with thousands of best-in-class security experts. which means... more of the eye balls you want watching the network... & less of the ones you don't... more experts preventing security issues & less security threats
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. we are asking a question of you today. >> yes. >> is it fair for smokers to be
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able to take several smoke breaks at work? a survey says non-smokers say it is fine but they want something in return. >> halo cigs did the survey. 81% of smokers think that smoke breaks are fair. 75% of non-smokers disagree. also the survey estimated the average smoker uses six days a year on work smoke breaks. the smokers surveyed say they would give up the smoke breaks if they got 11 extra vacation days in return, pam. but the nonsmokers say they're the one that's should get more vacation days. that is our question of the day. should nonsmokers get extra vacation days? so far 63% of you say yes. they should. 37% say no, they should not. let us know what you think by voting on our ktvu twitter page. you can also comment on our
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ktvu facebook page. we have a lot of conversation going on. >> i know. >> on my facebook page about this. >> well, ktvu's frank mallicoat, you're in castro valley getting reaction to the question of the day. good morning, frank. >> reporter: good morning. we're not messing around. we have the vanderbilt family. four brothers and two other friends of the family. they're here chatting about this. okay. a lot of these former contractors, some former smokers. jack, what do you say? do you think nonsmokers should get a break? >> we were talking about this and we think that the problem is that it would benefit the smokers if -- you know what i mean? it would say it is okay to smoke. and so i'm not for that. i just don't think it would work. and i smoked for 40 years.
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glad i quit. >> yeah. >> so is my family. >> reporter: how about your brother? >> okay. i'm a former smoker also. and i can't stand the smoking anymore. and i'm against anything that relates to tobacco. >> reporter: so no extra vacation. >> no. no breaks for a smoker. >> reporter: bob, you run your own company and you probably have employees. how would you keep track of it. >> i don't think you could. i don't think you reward somebody who doesn't smoke. it is rewarding somebody that does. i don't think they should be taking a break. right now -- if you can excuse me, i have to go out and have a smoke. >> reporter: none of these guys are smokers now. how about you, sir? what do you think? >> i'm not for smoking. it was a hard addiction. you know, we grew up with our dad smoking. so we were smoking like 12 years old. right. >> reporter: yeah. >> it was the hardest thing. i quit ten times in my life. but stick and quit is hard.
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>> reporter: nonsmokers should not get the week off and smokers should just live with it. >> i would say. yeah. >> reporter: okay. and how about you? sam, you run the cafe. >> yeah. >> reporter: what is your take on that? >> i am against the smokers. but i don't mind also giving the nonsmokers a little break next to the other ones. >> reporter: okay. very well said. fellas, really nice to meet you all. they come down here every friday at the dell cafe in castro valley. join in on twitter and facebook because a lot of people are talking about this today. back to you. >> good question. frank mallicoat in castro valley. the time is 7:48. let's go to sal watching our friday morning commute to see if everybody is behaving. >> that's right. we had a stall on the bay bridge. i knew something was wrong when i saw the traffic slowing down at the toll plaza the way it was. it is improving. it was just a stall, not an
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accident. that will help us out. san francisco traffic is okay. this is a look at 880 traffic passing through oakland. it is getting a little slower. in general as you look at the road sensors, traffic is a little slow on highway 101 at 92 because of an accident they're clearing here. use 280 instead. and the rest of the commute looks good. san jose a little bit of slowing. but it is generally light. let's bring in steve with today's forecast. >> it is really quiet out there, sal. not a cloud in the sky. all right. there is already hail reports in oakland, alameda, san ramon. and we're just getting started. let's just get right to it. it is cold out there as well. it will be a lot more snow certainly up in mendocino and lake county. they were closer to the cold air. steve, as a fellow transplant from michigan, can you do me a small favor and lie to me about the cold for now. it is very warm out there. very, very warm. it is cold for us. i used to live in michigan
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myself. i think there were only 36 states back then. it is all about the hail reports coming in. first we will start in alameda. thank you, pam and kat for that. simone in oakland, it looks like it is heading up to the oakland zoo. yes. speaking of. thank you. a little larger than pea size. a couple reports of that that came in. that was in the last 15 minutes. we're already getting the hail reports. there it goes heading up on its way over towards the east bay. holding together. we will see if it does. maybe back over towards alamo, moraga. might be getting a little bit. danville, san ramon. it looks like snow on diablo to me. maybe in the santa cruz mountains you will get some as it picks up in intensity. maybe even tam now a little rain-snow mix right there. the possibility of some embedded hail reports coming
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across as well. all associated with this cold upper low that is swinging in. we will get a wide variety of weather today. i would not surprised with funnel clouds out to the valley. the doled air moves in. as it does, we will have sun, clouds, showers, low snow levels. it is a rainbow weather friday. so there you go. 50s on the temps. we are looking for a very cool, cool pattern to continue today and tomorrow. after that dave, it will kick out of here. sunday and monday look good. we will get snow 1500 feet maybe. >> thank you, steve. the time is 7:51. steph curry of the warriors apologizing because what he did in his hotel room in atlanta while relaxing and enjoying downtime. while he was practicing his golf swing, he smashed a glass table. he captioned it idiot. you can see the entire top of the table is destroyed. broken glass is all over the
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chairs and the floor. steph hit the table with his golf club, just practicing his swing. he is good though. the time is 7:52. two bay area girls sharing a very unique connection. >> it just makes me feel good about being able to help someone. coming up at 8:00, their stories of surviving heart transplants and how they ended up finding each other. r. and coming up next, relief for pregnant women. what could soon be off the list of banned activities.
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♪[music] ♪ purple rain ♪ ♪ purple rain ♪ >> it kind of looks like the song applies to right now, doesn't it, steve? >> it sure does. >> movie music. you can't forget the 1984 classic, in my opinion, purple rain by the late, great prince. this is mike wood who's requested it. our theme is movie music. the oscars are coming up. give me a shoutout on twitter, facebook or instagram. use the #ktvu. >> thank you, sal. a new bill may make ethnics studies course a requirement
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for high schools in 2021. it comes on the 50 year anniversary of the historic student protest when 15,000 student high school students in los angeles walked out to protest what they described as racism and inequality in public schools. >> to me we need to uplift our heroes. we need to tell our stories. and those stories are diverse. this is california. we are diverse. it needs to represent us, our communities. >> lawmakers say a team of experts in the field would create the curriculum. california would be the third state after oregon and indiana to make ethnic studies a graduation requirement. if you're pregnant, dave -- i know you aren't. >> i'm not. but if you're pregnant, it is okay to enjoy a hot bath and a sauna according to a new study. for years pregnant women were warn today avoid heat stress because the body temperature
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over 102 degrees may hurt the baby. now there is a new review by medical professionals that compiled 12 studies involving almost 350 women and it says otherwise. none of the pregnant women in the study to sat in a sauna for 20 minutes had body temperatures over 102 degrees. of course always check with your doctor before you do any of that. >> all right. that's nice. being in a jacuzzi is nice when you're pregnant. coming up in the 8:00 hour, talking about strong winds and rain causing damage across the bay area. we will have the latest on yesterday's storm and what you need to know if you're headed up to ski or board. we're following the latest developments this morning out of central michigan university. there has been a shooting at the campus. the search continues for the gunman. good morning. right now we do have traffic that is getting better in some areas. still slow in others. we will break it all down for you when we come back. well, it is a muddy track,
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but alameda, oakland and san ramon are out of the gate with hail reports already. we're not even to #. we will have more coming up.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. a shooting at a residents hall at central michigan university. we will have the latest on the investigation. we will have the latest on how many people were swept up in the ice enforcement sweep in the bay area. we will take a closer look at some of the damage from the storm. mornings on 2 continues now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and we are still following
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reports of a campus shooting at central michigan university in mount pleasant. this is just about an hour north of lancing. according to michigan state police, two people who are not students were killed at a residents hall on campus. students are being advised to shelter in place. the city has posted information about a suspect on facebook. they are looking for a man who they consider to be armed and dangerous. the fbi is headed off to the campus. we will continue to follow this story for you and bring you the new information as soon as we get it into our news room. and with that, good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. gasia has the day off today. certainly weather and traffic another big story for us this morning. let's check in with steve. >> my name is steve, by the way. >> i was wondering. it looked like it was a bit of a delay. we are going to steve, right. >> pam, i think it is.
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>> you're covering weather, right? >> i hope so. >> let's get to it. it's been a long week. we do have active weather already. it will only intensify. chloe up in clearlake takes beautiful pictures. i think you have outdone yourself. snow down to 1400 feet. it may get lower than that. may get lower than that. jenny says good morning, mr. p. we had an inch of rain in the last 24 hours. partly cloudy skies and 40 degrees. pleasanton is happy. if pleasanton is happy, i'm happy. i see 41 in pleasanton. 37 in pinole. 30s and 40s on the temps. the colder air will continue to filter in tonight and tomorrow. the big news is the hail being reported. alameda and oakland. it fella part over to alamo. plenty going on. snow in diablo. rain from san ramon and clayton
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looks like. that's not the only one. there ares other. the cold unstable air is working its way in. as it does, sun, clouds, showers, rainbows, main downpours. mount tam may be getting a fix here. in the san jose foothills, it is lighting up big time. maybe even skyline might be getting a little mix there. everything is beginning to work its way in. even down to gilroy, morgan hill and santa cruz. we're just beginning. look for this continue into saturday. cold air arrives, i mean really cold. hail reports will be numerous today. 8:03, sal. are you seeing anything correlated to the rain or no? >> i see a little bit of slowing but not a lot of lasting effect. i just haven't seen it yet. it doesn't mean that it won't start at some point. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic is moving along pretty well. no major problems here as you
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drive through. we're also looking at the 280/80 interchange. the traffic will be okay if you're driving through. no major issues getting towards the area. if you're taking a flight this weekend, the planes are leaving sfo with very little flight restrictions. we're also looking at the south bay commute. you can see traffic is going to be busy on 101 and 280. 8:04. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. this last storm brought strong winds and rain, causing a lot of damage across much of the bay area from downed trees to power outages. crews continue to clean up across the bay area today. in this one particular san mateo neighborhood, a tree fell on to the roof of a home on valley view court. no one was hurt in the incident. as expected the wild weather not over yet. this is new video of hail in east oakland this morning. it was sent to us about 30 minutes ago from one of our viewers. as steve has been telling us all morning long, the rain will
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continue in the bay area throughout the day. sonoma and marin counties registered some of the heaviest rain thursday. almost four inches fell in kent field. water districts are monitoring lake levels. this is a look at phoenix lake up there, which is part of the marin watershed. there is fear that the storms could cause problems in santa barbara county. a mandatory evacuation order in effect for 30,000 people due to mudslides. one trouble spot ismont city that was hit hard by the thomas fire in december. then two dozen people were killed by mudslides in january there. this new storm could dump several of inches of rain in the burn zones. if you're headed up to ski or ride, 80 is open again after being closed because of treacherous conditions. caltrans opened the highway just about an hour ago. it was closed westbound between the nevada state line and colfax. we just checked.
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chains are still required though on all vehicles, even four-wheel-drive, unless you have snow tires. chains are also required over highway 50 through the mountain pass into south lake tahoe. skiers and snowboarders have fresh snow to enjoy once you make it up there. lake tahoe ski resorts had the biggest storm of the season. beautiful powder up at with kirkwood. of course wait-out conditions. poor visibility for people up there. a lot of the mountain was closed. hopefully they will be open for the weekend. take a look at this video. this video is just unbelievable wind conditions there. at some points he says it was snowing four inches an hour and they are going to get more snow today. and on the other side of the country, a nor'easter has been hammering the east coast with a ferocious mix of strong winds, drenching rain, snow and
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huge waves. >> the storm is impacting 80 million people here, including us here on the west coast. >> reporter: a major nor'easter is pounding states along the atlantic coast, with damaging winds, flooding. close to 80 million people will experience some or all of that this weekend. meteorologists warn the storm will cause damage from the carolinas to portland, maine. winds are expected to gust from 40 to 60 miles per hour in some coastal areas, hitting as high as 75 in cape cod. in buffalo, snow began to spread over the city last night and things got progressively worse as the night wore on. several inches fell on the city in a matter of hours. salt trucks did their best to clean the roads. many drivers braved the conditions and headed out. in the meantime a winter storm is pounding northeast ohio, leading to hazardous roads and widespread power outages. several major school districts
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have canceled classes. winds are gusting to nearly 40 miles per hour. more than a foot of snow is possible in some areas. and in erie, pennsylvania, wind and snow, leaving more than 25,000 in the dark. with tree limbs and power lines down, officials opened up a shelter and asked residents in need to come. forecasters say parts of new york could see up to 10 inches of snow. here in long beach, on the south shore of long island, the concern is beach erosion and coastal flooding. they have built up this berm ahead of the storm. robert moses, fox news. this morning, we are hearing about some canceled flights out at san francisco international because of the weather in the back -- back east there. so far 18 flights have been canceled. yesterday there were 145 flights canceled at sfo and more than 400 delays. we have new details on the major immigration sweeps across
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northern california this week. >> ktvu's christien kafton has the latest numbers from ice. >> reporter: immigration and customs enforcement sending out the latest numbers of people picked up during their latest enforcement activity here in the bay area and in northern california. ice now saying it arrested 232 people over four days. ice now saying that 180 of those were either convicted criminals or issued a deportation order or returned to the u.s. illegally. 115 had felony convictions, including child sex crimes and weapons charges. the latest count comes after the justice department said it bo have made 800 arrests if it wasn't for mayor schaaf issuing a public warning that the raid was imminent. the white house speaking out about that. >> i think it is outrageous that a mayor would circumvent federal authorities and certainly put them in danger by making a move such as that. it is currently under review by the department of justice. >> reporter: the mayor's office
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said it was unaware of in i review and many in oakland say they support the mayor's efforts. >> i support her, you know. in light of everything going on, it just went out as a heads- up to people. and she was very clear about that. she just wanted people to be prepared. >> reporter: meanwhile in san francisco, interim mayor mark farrell is fighting back against the trump administration as well. san francisco leaders have announced $11 million in funding efforts to cover the costs of any immigrant detained in san francisco. from oakland, christien kafton, ktvu fox 2 news. in the south bay, immigration advocates in santa clara county say there have been more than 150 calls to a hotline reporting issac test in the past 48 hours. the rapid response network has confirmed an increase in calls reporting issac test in san jose. ice operations reported to the network have resulted in at least 7 confirmed detentions.
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ice may have made additional arrests as well. the network is having a take back our community rally tonight at 5:00 in san jose. we're still following breaking news out of central michigan university. two people killed at a residents hall on campus. new information to come. >> it makes me feel good about being able to help someone. two bay area girls sharing a unique connection. their stories of surviving heart transplants and how they have found each other. well, it's been a much better commute today than yesterday. we still have slowing out there. but if you drove yesterday, you're going to find it very pleasant by comparison today.
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>> reporter: in many ways, she is a typical 11-year-old. but the sixth grader was born with a congenital heart condition and had a transplant last july. >> i couldn't run. i couldn't do like hard activities or else i would get tired. yeah, i felt alone and different. >> reporter: but she wasn't alone. a school nurse from the school district knew of another girl, also a pleasanton middle schooler who had a heart transplant and she made a heartfelt connection. >> before meeting her, i was the only pediatric heart transplant recipient in all of tri-valley. >> reporter: megan was born healthy. when she was eight, she found out her heart was bigger and weaker than it was supposed to be. she had a heart transplant two years ago. >> here are my first steps towards the transplant.
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>> it was insane. like you don't think there would be another person like you, but there is. >> i was surprised and happy because there was someone like me. >> reporter: after months of talking on the phone, the two had never met in person. >> how are you? >> reporter: until today. appropriately at heart middle school. >> don't be afraid to tell anyone. you'll be fine. >> reporter: the two discussed matching scars and recovery stories. and megan shared why she wanted to help. >> because someone did that for me. it makes me feel good about being able to help someone in the situation where i was. >> reporter: zian is now running and learning to swim and wants to help others just like she was helped. >> you're in sixth grade, right? >> reporter: they know no matter what lies ahead, they will have someone who knows what it is like to walk in the other's shoes. maureen naylor, ktvu fox 2 news. >> nice to have that bond down the road. >> they will go out and help other kids deal withing this.
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the time is 8:16. let's check in with sal. i don't know if i even tapped my brakes on the way to work. >> it was nice. definitely better than yesterday. there is slowing out there. i don't want to, you know, mislead you. but things are good on highway 24 in lafayette. it's also pretty good on the east shore freeway driving from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. but there is some slow traffic at the bay bridge. there was an earlier stalled vehicle on the span. they cleared that. things are improving quite a bit. northbound from san leandro to davis street, it slows all the way to downtown oakland. on the peninsula, we had that pesky accident on 101, san mateo fire on the scene there. it has been out there for a bit. and traffic has been slow, especially on the southbound 101, as you approach the accident. so the easy alternate is 280
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instead of 101. 8:17. let's bring in steve. >> thank you kindly, sir. >> you're welcome. >> it's been a week. finally got rain and snow in here. san francisco yesterday had more rain in nine hours of march, the first nine, than they did all of february. .44 by 9:00 a.m. yesterday. the snow was on the go. a winter wonderland in truckee. at 5600 feet, our good friend coop just sent this out over twitter. kirkwood had 44 inches of snow. heavenly, 31. that's not bad, mike. we'll start with that. it's going to be -- if you think it is cold, wait until tomorrow. here is your current windchill on the west coast. mount shasta, 21. reno, 16. south lake tahoe, 8. these will only go down tomorrow. i mean it will be really cold on saturday here.
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one forecast high for santa rosa, 46. that's the high. it won't be much warmer than that. a lot of 30s and 40s. we've had a couple reports already of hail. alameda, oakland, san ramon hills. i'm sure there will be more. line going through berkeley and emryville right now. that stretches back over. snow on diablo. i would say mount hamilton, lake observatory has had a lot of snow. our system is rotating in. i'm not ignoring you to the north. the activity is marin county to the south. the lines are moving through. we will get bursts of moderate rain. get the skis ready from mount hamilton. that looks solid. back over towards the peninsula, look at that. some very low snow levels to sunnyvale. already many reports of rainbows. thanks for your pictures.
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in the santa cruz mountains, some of that may be turning over. the cold, really cold unstable air will take aim from marin county north later today. cold air moving in. really cold air moving in tonight and tomorrow. look for off and on rain today and plenty of opportunities for rainbows today. 50s on the temps here. we are looking for highs today to be very cool. they will be even colder tomorrow, mike. this thing kicks out sunday and then a little better monday and tuesday. >> thank you, steve. appreciate it. long-time warrior season ticket holders are being priced out at the new arena in san francisco. one fan has been a season ticket holder for 1974 and he got a break because of his loyalty. he also gets parking privileges. but there are no such discounts at the chase center. those $370 tickets will cost
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$600 at the arena, not including parking. there is a $35,000 one time per seat membership that the team will pay back in 30 years. the warriors says there is no problem with demand. a debate over smoke breaks at work. up next, what some nonsmokers are asking for in return.
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2. something we certainly are talking about today. is it fair for smokers to take several smoke breaks at work. some nonsmokers say it is fine but they want something in return. >> 1,000 people were surveyed by halo cigs about smoke breaks. 81% of smokers think that smoke breaks are fair. 75% of nonsmokers disagree. also the survey estimated that the average smoker uses six days a year on work smoke breaks. now, the smokers surveyed said they would give up their smoke breaks if they got extra vacation days. 11 extra vacation days in return. the nonsmokers say they are the ones that should get more vacation days. the question of the day, should nonsmokers get extra vacation days? 65% say yes. 35% say no. frank mallicoat is live at dell's cafe in castro valley. not on a smoke break.
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instead getting reaction about this qod. hey, frank. >> reporter: yeah. thankfully never been a smoker. but i grew up in a family that smoked. i have ben and gary. gary has never smoked in his life. ben gave up smoking years ago. are you better because of it. >> yeah. i felt better right away. i quit smoking. and i just picked up my energy and i felt so much better. >> reporter: okay. >> i -- >> reporter: with that in mind now, let's talk about the nonsmokers saying these guys are going on a smoking break. they're almost getting a week off on the smoking breaks. we should be compensated. what do you think about that? >> i think they should be compensated for it. why not. the smokers are getting time off, aren't they? >> reporter: true. they are. >> all right. why don't nonsmokers get the
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same time. >> reporter: okay. >> wouldn't that be fair? >> reporter: it would seem to be fair. gary, you kind of feel the same way, right? >> well, i think that's true. the big problem that you would have is quantify how much time is enough time. and the -- there's a big variation between smoke breaks. some of them smoke half a cigarette and some of them smoke four. >> yeah. so that makes a huge difference in the amount of time that we're talking about asanas compensation for nonsmokers. >> reporter: it gets complicated. >> yes. >> reporter: i have a friend of mine back east chime in. the nonsmokers are getting a bonus because they will live a longer life-like ben back here if they give it up. something to think of. we're at dell's cafe in castro valley with the question of the day. back to you. >> all right. it is a good one. thank you, frank. all right. we also continue to follow that breaking news out of central
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michigan university. we have the very latest. there was a shooting as a residents hall on campus and two people were killed. a crackdown on bart. the fines that they will have to pay if you don't have a ticket come next week. good morning. you can see traffic is okay. it is getting a little better now on 80 and at the bay bridge. well, a day for low snow levels. sure looks like tam is getting some. also hail reports. we've had many of those. you can see this is only going to get more active as we go through the day.
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police, two people were killed at a residents hall on campus. police say the two people who were killed are not students. and they say they believe the shooting started from a domestic situation. students are being advised to shelter in place. city has posted information about a gunman on facebook. they say they are looking for a 19-year-old man who they consider to be armed and dangerous. we're also tracking weather from coast to coast here in the bay area. clean-up is underway following yesterday's storm f you're headed off to the sierra, get ready for delays on the roadways. parts of santa barbara county remain under a mandatory evacuation order as southern california braces for more rain today. on the east coast, a nor'easter is slamming a number of states. that is leading to flight delays and cancellations at san francisco international. so far 18 flights have been canceled. yesterday there were 145 flights canceled at sfo and more than 400 delays because of
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the weather here. with that, welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm pam cook in for gasia today. we want to continue with the weather reports. i know the roads were closed, steve, but people will try to take this break and head up to the snow. >> i know 88. >> okay. >> carson pass are having -- it will take a while to clear that out. we're getting snow here. >> locally. tam? >> yeah. tam, skyline, right there. right there. that looks like snow to me. maybe some hail reports. there was a lot of love for marin county yesterday. i need a little help now this morning. if you're getting hail or snow, let me snow. i know you're getting rain. that line is forming towards richmond. and then highway 80, heading towards el cerrito and el sobrante. bay point, highway 4. that's not the only ones. it is a cold one out there. 30s and 40s. it will be colder tomorrow.
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the coldest air is arriving saturday. look at the east san jose foothills. just going bonkers with snow. then from fremont, milpitas and skyline, highway 35, you might see some. into the santa cruz mountains, we are starting to see a rain- snow mix. to the north, it will pop off f it hasn't already, it will soon. the cold air is swinging in. anything today. sun, cloud, showers, thunder showers, hail, and low snow reports. quick downpours would not surprise me in any way, shape or form. it is a rainbow weather day and it is a cool day. 50s on the temps. 8:32. sal tells us what? >> things are improving a little bit, steve. at the bay bridge, we had a stall. it has been gone for a bit. look at this. traffic is finally beginning to improve a little bit. not completely light but i can
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see improvement. also it is telling that the wind has started up again at the bay bridge. earlier this morning, the flags were not moving at all. now you can see that there is a wind looking like it is from the south at least for a little bit here. but it is not bad enough to affect your driving. this is a look at 880 northbound. a little bit of slow traffic here. southbound 101, i would avoid it from, say, the airport down to 92 because of an earlier accident. 280 is your friend this morning. it looks down the peninsula. 8:33. bart had planned a crackdown with citations tomorrow for fare evaders. now the enforcement is now underway. >> reporter: bart police are trying to make sure that every rider pays their fair share. starting today, anyone caught without a valid ticket could be issued a ticket that could cost
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as much as $75. bart has sent out its newly assembled fare evasion team across the stations. they are using special readers to check paper tickets and clipper cards to make sure they're valid. bart riders who do pay are glad to hear about credit crackdown. >> i really like it. i've had people come up behind me and try to get through on my card. so that's -- it is a good thing. >> i pay almost $15 a day to use bart. i go to san francisco. you know, so my fare plus my parking. and i think that if everybody paid, maybe we wouldn't have a price increase. >> reporter: this is all part of an effort to deal with a serious fare evasion problem on bart. the agency estimates it has been losing out on about $25 million a year because of people who ride for free. bart's board of directors last year passed a proof of payment
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ordinance requiring anyone inside a station or on a train to have a valid ticket. that rule went into effect january 1st. >> it is not a criminal citation where they will be going to court or jail. that won't happen. these are civil citations, much like a parking ticket. it will be processed. and people will either pay the fine or they also have an option, anybody can perform community service. >> reporter: bart says fare inspectors will be moving from one passenger to the next to check their tickets, trying to reduce any perception of profiling. also inspectors will be wearing body cameras so that footage of any particular interaction can be reviewed at a later time. up until today, bart officers had simply been issuing warnings to people caught without paying. those warnings end today. in walnut creek, alex savidge, ktvu fox 2 news. we are also following some breaking news out of santa rosa this morning.
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authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting. this is off of north point parkway. there's the map. the shooting happened just blocks from stone epoint road. we don't know what led up to the shooting. we are waiting for an update from police. we are checking in with them. we also have a crew on the way. we will bring you updates again. an officer-involved shooting is what we're hearing in santa rosa. and we will bring you updates as soon as we get them. a 9-year-old man charged with killing 17 people at a high school in parkland, florida had his name engraved on a city bench years ago. nikolas cruz's mother had her sons get involved in building a park and had their names engraved on the bench. it was only logical to remove his name after the deadly school shooting. the governor of georgia signed into law republican amended tax bill to punish
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delta airlines for cutting times with the nra. there was a sweeping tax bill that was amended to leave out a sales tax exemption on jet fuel. delta would have been the prime beneficiary. this comes after the airline announced it would no longer offer discount fares to nra after the shooting in florida. as we said, the governor has now signed it. no comment from delta or the nra. there does not seem to be much movement on the issue in congress. president trump's support for strengthening background checks and increasing the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 surprised many republicans. mitch mcconnell says he is postponing further debate on gun legislation for now and the senate would turn to other measures next week. former arizona congress
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woman gabby gifford encouraged students to continue their effort on gun control while in san francisco. she was here for a scholarship presentation for gabe, her congressional aid, and one of six people killed back in 2011 in a shooting that left gifford injured. she announced a campaign to help defeat republican lawmakers who block legislation to curb gun violence. the san jose police department has identified the person who threatened to, quote, shoot up schools earlier this week. they say a 12-year-old girl made the threat on twitter. police contacted her at her home but she was not taken into custody. officers say the investigation continues. if you have any information, call san jose police. giants fan brian stow who was brutally beaten and attacked outside of a dodgers game will speak out today about bullys. he was assaulted by two men
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outside of the stadium and suffered serious brain damage. it took years to learn how to speak and walk again. he has spent his time delivering anti-bullying speeches at schools. he will address students in oakley and being kind to each other and speaking out against bullying. the funeral for reverend billy graham is taking place in north carolina. president trump and the first lady are joining more than 2,000 people there at the ceremony. it is being held under a large tent, which is a reminder how his ministry launched in downtown los angeles. he died last week at the age of 99 at his home in north carolina. 8:39. another big story this morning is wall street. up next, we will talk about the numbers. there's a live look at the dow. down another 300 points. we will talk about why when we come back. and we still have slow
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traffic out there. if you are driving to, let's say, downtown oakland, you will be stuck in a little bit of slowing on 880. well, this is one of those wait ten minutes. sun, cloud, showers, hail, rainbows. we're getting hail in stinson beach right now. how about that? ♪ when seeds we sow ♪ give free their fruit ♪ to hands below ♪ as thank you for ♪ the chance to grow pick your free yogurt at chobani.com
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♪[music] ♪well you can tell by the way i walk ♪ ♪ >> this was in a movie. i don't know if you remember this, pam or dave. actually mike or pam. you see john travolta walking down the new york city street when they're playing this song. >> with the white suit. >> no. >> didn't he? >> he had the white suit on in the club. >> later. >> in the club. anyway, thank you for requesting this, emily norris. that dupes it for traffic jams -- that does it for traffic jams this week. you can hit me up on twitter, instagram, facebook by using #ktvu. >> thank you, sal.
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stocks unfortunately getting hit after the president's stance on trade. he announced tariffs on steel and aluminum. he says the move is in response to what he calls decades of unfair trade policies. many companies say it will raise prices on a lot of things here in the u.s. and it could start a trade war. >> people have no idea how badly our country has been treated by other countries. >> on those comments, the 400- point drop companied this morning when the opening -- drop continued this morning when the opening bell rang. the s&p 500 and the nasdaq down this morning. the nasdaq actually recovering a little bit. but a lot of companies say this will raise prices on things like cars, a lot of things in the u.s. four wells fargo board members, including three of the
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longest serving directors plan to retire next month. it comes amid mounting pressure for new oversight as an 18- month bank scandal continues to expand. wells fargo is facing new allegations of improper sales practices, targeting african- american and latino home buyers. the federal reserve has vowed to keep sanctions in place for a significant period. facebook is responding to criticism over its messenger app that targets children under the age of 13. the company says the app provides a service for something that children will do anyway online. a new survey shows 40% of parents are worried about their kids' use of technology. >> they want more control. in that way, we really are trying to build for families. really, if you think about it, building for families over the long run is a great business model. >> facebook says the company does need to do more research about tech addiction and admits
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that facebook could be part of the problem. in the meantime the european union has told social media companies to remove all illegal or inflammatory content or at risk for being flagged by authorities. uber is starting a new service that help people get to their doctor's appointments. it will set up rides for patients to make sure that they can get to their appointments. the businesses will be billed for the rides and the rides can be set up days or hours in advance. they want to help millions who miss doctor's appointments each year due to transportation problems. elon musk says he can ease congestion while building another tube and saving taxpayers billions of dollars. there are estimates that it would cost $15 billion to build another bart tunnel under the bay. musk says one of his companies can build the tube at a tenth
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of the cost and a fifth of the time. musk has also proposed building a tunnel he calls a hyper loop connecting washington, d.c. and new york. all right. the time is 8:47. let's check in with sal and see how we're doing. hey, sal. >> good morning, mike. we have traffic that is going to be busy in some areas. as i look at the east bay, we still have slow traffic out there. things are getting a lot better. when you look at the bay bridge, you can see right there where i have the arrow, that has cleared up. that is the first sign. soon we will see light traffic getting into san francisco. 880 is slow getting into downtown oakland. i'm hitting all of the slow spots here. an earlier crash in san mateo. 280 is your best friend on that commuted. the east bay commute, we haven't had a lot. this is unusual. look at highway 4. it looks great. if you're driving to the south bay, we have a little bit of
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slow traffic in sunnyvale on 85 heading north. 8:48. let's bring in steve with today's weather. >> sal. >> yes, sir. >> this is my last weather hit of the week. i've had a blast. >> it's been fun. >> sort of. >> i understand. >> we are going to have very low snow levels. they're going to get lower tonight and tomorrow. if the moisture is there, i would not be surprised to see it below san bruno. diablo, that's a no doubter. mount tam looks like there is snow on tam to me. mission peak, sonoma mountain, grizzly peak. they will have plenty to talk late tonight and tomorrow. michelle says my morning drive on highway 175 at the lake and mendocino county line, i see snow there. it is a winter wonderland in parts of lake and mendocino counties. bob, storm total for danville, almost an inch and three quarters.
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chilly 40. bundle up. no kidding. no kidding. some of the rain totals, we will take a look here. sonoma county had one of the most totals i saw. ross and marin county, three inches. redwood estates, three and a quarter. el sobrante, pat yourselves on the back. 2.56. pacifica, 2.99. i think that was around twin peaks. one of the higher elevations. 30s and 40s. the cold air is moving in. 17 degrees colder than 24 hours ago. the coldest air doesn't move in until tomorrow. it took a long time to get starting up in sonoma county and northern marin county. now it is popping around bodega bay and the russian river. that's the leading edge of
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that. it has already been flying towards mount tam. i think there is snow on tam. maybe hail reports around kentsville and larksberg and berkeley hills. general rain moving out towards eastern solano and contra costa county. look at the san jose foothills. mount hamilton, lake observatory, i would think there's a lot of snow there. maybe on highway 9 as well. a lot of this is beginning to pick up towards the south bay and southern end of the peninsula. i think there will be numerous reports of hail coming in. look at the line from santa cruz all the way over to morgan hill and monterey highway. that looks intense. associated with the big low that will send it in to the north. this will come in late this afternoon and tonight. anything goes today. even funnel clouds out to the valley. what we're seeing will be a lot of rainbow weather patterns. so get ready. off and on rain. highs only in the 50s. >> thank you, steve.
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speeding the process of arming officers with tasers. the new proposal that could put them in the hands of officers by august.
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>> san francisco's interim mayor mark farrell supports a ballot measure that would speed up the timeline for police to buy tasers for officers. the measure is backed by the police union. if approved, it would allow the department to buy tasers by august. they don't want to wait until december. chief scott says he opposes the ballot measure because he says it would prevent the police commission from making changes to the policy. new police numbers show violent crime is down in san francisco. but property crimes are up. property crimes include home burglaries, package thefts, car break-ins. statistics show there were 54,000 property crimes reported last year, up 7,000 from the year before with. car break-ins jumped nearly
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25%. often the thieves are given probation and not jail time which allows them to go out and commit even more crimes. >> it is a target rich environment. criminals now that. when they don't really face significant consequences if caught, they have no reason to commit crimes anywhere else. >> some residents want longer sentences for convicted thieves and some are taking extra security precautions like installing surveillance cameras and organizing neighborhood watch groups. this started yesterday afternoon on wood creek terrace near mission boulevard. four units were destroyed. eight more were damages. firefighters were able to knock it down in about 30 minutes. >> we had concern that the fire might spread to another building separated by a small breezeway. crews were able to get water lines and ladder trucks up
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quickly and defend the other building. no injuries were reported. some of the families are now staying with friends and relatives. the red cross is also helping. new information about the upcoming royal wedding. the 2500 stranger that's will receive invitations to the wedding of prince harry and meghan markle in may. small business, internet providers promise you a lot. let's see who delivers more. comcast business offers fast gig-speeds across our network. at&t doesn't. we offer more complete reliability with up to 8 hours of 4g wireless network backup. at&t, no way. we offer 35 voice features and solutions that grow with your business. at&t, not so much. get internet on our gig-speed network
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. a couple from joshua tree in southern california are behind bars after their three young children were discovered living in a plywood box. the children are 14, 13 and 11 years old. san bernardino county sheriff's deputies say the kids had been living in the box for four years. deputies found them and their parents while checking out the property earlier this week. now, deputies thought the place was abandoned. there were mounds of trash all
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over the place. an empty trailer had 40 cats roaming inside and no electricity or running water. a former google employee is accusing the tech giant of discriminating against white and asian male candidates. the ex-employee worked as a recruiter for nine years and claims he was fired because he rejected to the company rejecting white and asian male in favor of women and other races. he filed a wrongful termination lawsuit back in december. he accuses executives of deleting e-mails. a google spokesperson says the company has a clear policy to hire candidates based on their merit, not their identity. we're learning that repairs for water damage after a break- in last month continues to delay the opening of the dmv office. it was supposed to reopen on monday. now it will be another week. investigators say thieves pulled copper piping out of a
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heating and air-conditioning unit on the roof back on february 7th. that sent water gushing into the building. during the repairs, scheduled appointments can be honored at other dmv locations. fox will air a two-hour o.j. simpson special. it includes an interview in which he talk below zero what could have happened the night his ex-wife was murdered. simpson was acquitted of criminal charges in the stabbing deaths of simpson and ron goldman. the special will air on march 11th at 8:00 p.m. and prince harry and meghan markle have invited members of the public to watch them arrive by carriage on their wedding day. yesterday it was announced that 2600 people will be allowed to watch the couple arrive and depart from the temple. the couple wants people from a broad range of ages and
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backgrounds to attend. other guests will be from charities and local schools as well as community members. ♪[music] >> all right. the clock says 9:00. and off we go. good morning so san francisco and beyond. friday is here, as are the pockets of rain, maybe even lightning and snow on mount tam. that sounds fun. welcome to the 9 as we look at san francisco there. city by the bay. happy friday.

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