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be. and ironically because it is called the peace padoga, it is peaceful. you get a cool vibe while here here? it is peace in the sense of world peace, of inner peace, of peace of all kinds. >> reporter: kinds. a federal lawsuit after a deadly shooting in vallejo. now the family wants body cam footage to be released. plus, operations have return today normal here at oakland international airport after a crash last night shut down the main road to the terminals. we will tell you about the delays here after an suv jumped the curb and hit several people. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is wednesday, march 28th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. i think you will like today's
weather forecast. steve paulson is right over here. >> of a nice forecast. gasia, where will you tomorrow at 9:00. >> at the a's park in oakland, along with sal and mike. >> what a segue. we will show you that forecast for tomorrow, not today. tomorrow will be nice. probably the warmest day of the week will be tomorrow. so for the a's home opener, you're good to go. 70 degrees looks beautiful. above average temps. they should be closer to 63 to 67. i don't see any cooldown until early next week. even the low will be above average. 41 lake port. nap a that is way down from yesterday. they lost the northerly breeze. a lot of 50s around the bay. no doubt about it. san jose right at 50 degrees. a little bit of an easterly
breeze showing up in hayward and oakland. there is a slight off shore component. with that in place and high pressure over the entire west coast, all signs point towards sunshine and nice to warm. mid-70 toss a few near 80 degrees. 7:02. mid week traffic muse tells us -- >> that it is going to be moderate. >> moderate. >> okay. >> we have a better commute right now than yesterday in the silicon valley. it is congestion getting up to highway 17. i think that's because people are avoiding 85. there is a crash there. things are getting a slower. yesterday at this time it was as you might remember very slow because of problems in cupertino. we saw slowing in downtown san jose. there is an accident they're clearing up with injuries. 101 is just moderate. better than yesterday. you can see highway 4 is slocuming over the hill to
concord from bay point. and 680 is moderate. you can see highway 24 is just a little congested in lafayette. and some slow traffic in orinda. at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is about a 15 to 20-minute delay before you make it on to the span. 7:03. let's go back to the desk. >> straight to developing news where this morning oakland international airport is operating normally after a crash last night injured four people. it happened when an suv hit another car and several people there on the sidewalk. alex savidge is live at oakland international to bring us what you have learned about the drive. >> reporter: gasia, good morning to you. authorities are telling us this was an unlicensed driver who triggered last night's crash here at the airport. he has been arrested. however, authorities are pointing out that they do not believe this was an intentional act. quite a bit of chaos last night. serious delays for travelers here at the airport because of the crash. the main road to the airport
was closed for the investigation. this happened around 6:15 last night. authorities say a red mercedes suv drove up on to the sidewalk outside of terminal 1, crashing into three people. thankfully no one was seriously hurt here. the sheriff's office says the driver of the suv had just dropped off friends at the airport when he clipped another car and jumped the curb. >> according to him, his foot got stuck on the accelerator, he mistook the gas pedal for the brake and lost control of the vehicle and was accelerating and drove in towards the terminal building. >> reporter: authorities say the 54-year-old driver was booked into jail last night for two felony counts of reckless driving causing injury and one count of driving without a license. now, the accident investigation shut down the main road leading to the terminals for about an
hour and a half. i'm told that traffic was backed up all the way to 880 last night. because of the emergency, some airlines held their flights in order to accommodate travelers. certainly there was a lot of concern, a lot of chaos in the early moments as you can imagine, gasia, after this happened. it was clear pretty early on from responding sheriff's deputy that's there was no threat here. this was clearly an accident. and according to investigators, they believe the gentleman hit the gas instead of the brake and hit the people on the sidewalk. >> what a place for that to happen. thank you, alex. later today, civil rights attorney john baris will announce a lawsuit against city of vallejo and the police department on behalf of the family of a man killed by the department earlier this year. they want the department to release body cam footage of the
incident. an officer tried to stop foster because he was riding his bike in an unsafe manner but foster ran away. they got into a violent struggle and the officer shot foster in self defense. today the family of steph on clark will hold a public wake after more protests at the sacramento kings game and the council meeting that was intended to discuss the shooting. protesters called for action and demanded change. clark's older brotherly addressed the mayor and council. council members listened to several hours of emotional testimony. >> i grew up in a city and in a neighborhood where grandma's backyard was a sacred place. but i never, ever thought that i would die in my grandma's backyard. >> the meeting was cut off much sooner than scheduled when somebody outside started banging on the windows. that led to the arrest of one
man. the crowd began chanting. you can see it was a very intense situation. the mayor called for a brief recess. pastors were there praying for prayer and calm. the meeting was adjourned a short time later. the alameda board of supervisors approved one and a half million dollars for the controversial urban shield program after a very contentious hearing that lasted for hours. the annual training program is designed to train s.w.a.t. teams and first responders on real-life disasters, terrorist attacks or hostage situations. yesterday the supervisors voted to unanimously to keep funding that training after very emotional three-hour hearing. the large group activists say the training overemphasizes military tactics and creates fear in communities of color. repair costs are still being estimated at the maccasin dam. a failure occurred yesterday during heavy rain. there is damage to the spillway
and water line. also erosion under highway 49. the san francisco public utilities commission owns the dam. it is part of the water system. the bay area's water supply was not affected but part of the community near the dam still does not have water. your time is now 7:08. some sonoma county survivors of last year's wildfires are finding out it may take two years to completely repair the water system in the neighborhood. the water system in the fountain grove neighborhood was contaminated with benzene when the fire melted plastic pipes serving 350 homes. the press democrat reports city officials knew that back in november, but the people who live in fountain grove say they didn't find out until now. many of those property owners have already started work on rebuilding after being told it may take a year to have clean, running water again. they can't finish the work on their homes until the water system is fixed.
they're telling the newspaper the insurance benefits have allowed them to live somewhere else until the homes are livable again will run out long before they can move back in. one crime in particular is up on bart trains and stations. the big spike even as arrests by police are up 40%. also a secret meeting between the leaders of china and north korea. the reaction from the white house this morning before a meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong-un. as you approach the bay bridge right now, we see traffic around the macarthur maze. looking a little better than it did just a few moments ago. heading to the toll plaza. you'd pay elsewhere. tiont step one: get to ross. step two: walk out with top brands at big savings... ...at the ross spring shoe event.
finish. >> your time is up. >> it was a heated meeting. ultimately the board of supervisors voted unanimously to join the lawsuit against the sanctuary state laws. state of california is suing the federal government over a question that will be on the 2020 census canning resident it's they're u.s. citizens. the attorney general says the lawsuit will argue that the u.s. constitution requires the federal government to count everyone, regardless of their citizenship status, and the decision to add the citizenship question is arbitrary and illegal. he says it will discourage people from responding and cause the census count to be lower. the time is 7:12. president trump tweeted this morning, received message last night the -- from the president of china that his meeting with
kim jong-un went well. pressure must be maintained at all costs. that tweet was in response to yesterday's meeting now confirmed between the leader of north korea, kim jong-un and the chinese president. china called it an unofficial visit. but it is the first time that kim jong-un has left north korea since 2011. there was speculation that he was in china after a mysterious train and a large convoy will seen in beijing. at the meeting, kim jong-un said he was committed to the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. >> pretty typical traffic, sal? >> yeah. some commutes are getting easier as we get closer to good friday. next week we have more spring break. you are going to see slowing up to highway 17. it is not as slow as it was
yesterday when we had the problems in cupertino. it is a little slow though on 85 approaching 87 and 101. but it definitely doesn't look as bad as yesterday. as we look at the east banks the same thing goes. things are beginning to get lighter. i can tell that a lot of schools are on spring break. the bay bridge, the work horse that it is will stay crowded. it looks like a normal day. however, yesterday we saw the bay bridge clear up about 8:30 or so. and we're hoping that will happen again today. at 7:14, the weather forecast, here is steve. >> thank you, sir. >> you're welcome. >> a lot of sunshine. on our way to a beautiful day. temperatures above average here. except for a few high clouds. i only mention that because those in weather look for things like that. you may not. it will be sunny today. high pressure is here. if you don't believe me, believe antonio in daly city. currently 51 in daly city with
an east wind. there you go. 4.2 miles per hour. i took my first attempt on a weather map. that looks good to me. high pressure. jetstream. low pressure and down to the hawaiian islands. is that right? as a matter of fact, it is. good job. honolulu had damage. that is a deep system there. there is a branch of a sub tropical jet. a piece comes around the low that moved through arizona yesterday and another branch moves to the north. i would give him an a plus for that. temperatures warm up quick here today. starting off in the 40s and 50s. upper 50s to 60s near 70 at noon. 70 and 80 by the time that everything is said and done today. 81 in 1986 the record. 1986. 1897, the record low of 42.
brentwood is 58 degrees. fairfield is 48 degrees. down 12 degrees from yesterday. the big difference yesterday there were a lot of 30s in the santa cruz mountains yesterday. even around santa cruz. not today. mostly 40s. felton is close. but these are up a good five, ten degrees compared to yesterday. they will make up ground today and warm up. a northerly breeze. there is one at 20 miles per hour out of the northeast above the caldecott. the pattern is changing. you see where the colder air is and the boundary between the cold and warm means that we can find weather. and we will. 19 in bismarck is the current windchill. it is not brutal but that is cold this time of year. there is the boundary. severe weather coming out of texas. that is the line that is forming. active going from march into april, things start to pop in the severe category for us. we will have temperatures well above average. 70 to near 80 today. temperatures will top out
tomorrow with even warmer temps. still nice going into the weekend, gasia. just a little bit of cloud cover but still in the 70s. >> thank you, steve. a massive donation to schools across the country. up next, the bay area company giving millions of dollars for supplies, field trips, musical instruments and much more. you will probably see more electric scooters zooming around san francisco. we will tell you why and discuss why there is a debate over the scooters.
>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is now 7:20. stanford researchers are about to start human trials of a cancer vaccine that almost nateed tumors in mice. researchers say the treatment affects tumors all over the body and triggers the immune system to go after cancer cells. this was tested on 90 mice. 87 of them were cured of cancer. stanford now wants volunteers who have lymphoma to be part of these human trials. there were many local companies making business news this morning. >> pam cook is back in the studio now with our dollars and sense report. good morning, pam. >> good morning. facebook announced changes to the privacy settings after controversy over how data user information was used. users don't have to scroll about 20 different screens now. other bay area stocks to watch when the opening bell rang this morning.
tesla's shares are down after reports of that crash we have been telling you about. plus its credit rating was downgraded reflecting the slowdown in model 3 production. well, checking in on the numbers. the broader market, a mixed picture back and forth this morning. the dow jones up. there's a live look. about 25, 26 points. 23,881. up slightly. back down below the 24,000 mark. the nasdaq and the s&p 500 trading lower this morning. oracle won the latest round in the battle against google. it has argued that google infringed on the technology for java technology. now it has been ruled that the technology exceeds the fair use exemption. google says the decision will
add time, money and complexity to software development. the judge ordered it back to trial to determine damages. oracle originally wanted $9 billion but now the number has gone up. officials in san francisco are still trying to finalize regulations for the service. bird and lime bike are app based rental companies. they say this they can replace car trips in an effort to help the bay area grow green. bird launched in san francisco yesterday. and lime bike made the rentals available earlier this month. supervisor aaron peskin were trying to determine a fine assessment for the scooters if they are left happened the city. and uber will spend $10 million to settle a class action gender and race
discrimination lawsuit. this case stems from two latina software engineer who's claim that women lost -- engineers who claim that women lost out on salary structure, overhauling the performance review process and releasing a company diversity report. but uber definitely one of the companies that has been under fire for a lot of its policies. making changes. >> thank you, pam. >> in fact one of the other big names in silicon valley is facing a gender pay discrimination lawsuit. i sat down with one of the women. patty lamar was a preschool teacher for almost three and a half years before a conversation with a male coworker led her to believe she was being underpaid. she says when she was hired she was told that all preschool
teachers start at level one, the lowest level in the pay scale. that turned out not to be the case. >> we were talking about, oh, isn't it frustrating that you can only be hired at level one. one of my colleagues said what are you talking about, i was hired at level two. he was a man. >> coming up on the 10:00 news, what happened when she brought the discrepancy to her managers at google. how google responded. and what one employment attorney says all workers should do to help bring pay equity to the workplace. that is tonight on the 10:00 news. >> thank you, gasia. the time is 7:24. michelle obama is coming to the bay area today. we will tell you more about her speaking engagement tonight at oracle arena. >> reporter: tesla responds to questions about a deadly crash on highway 101 last week. why the car maker says it has evidence that a missing safety barrier on the highway may have
contributed to the severity of the wreck. good morning. you can see traffic on the sunol braid and in pleasanton here is a little crowded. but traffic still seems to be moving. we will give you the commute news straight ahead. well, moving soon will be the temps. they bottomed out and now they will start warming up. above average. a sunny and warmer day. we will show you the temps coming up.
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♪[music] ♪ home ward bound ♪ i wish i were homeward bound ♪ ♪ >> it is about home. >> i think simon and garfunkle witch they were home. such a pretty picture. let's imagine that we can head up to the snow to get some skiing and snowboarding and snowball fighting in. >> you like that view. >> so beautiful. 35 degrees. no chain restrictions. sky is nice and clear. sun is coming out. this is the kind of condition that i need to take my family up there. >> right. >> so it is good timing. a lot of people heading up for the spring break that is starting in the coming days here for the bay area. thanks for being with us. 7:29. this time it is wednesday, march 28th. i'm gasia mikaelian.
>> and good morning. i'm dave clark. let's talk more about views and the weather today. here is steve paulson. >> i think you saw it. >> isn't that nice. >> nice here, there, everywhere. >> great timing. >> yes. we have sunshine and warmer temps on the way. in fact yesterday they warmed up for some. not all but for some they did. the breeze which was a bigger factor yesterday has tailed off. but it is still a slight off shore componentor a northerly component. tomorrow, if you want to plan ahead, tomorrow -- tomorrow, the a's home opener. there it is. that is tomorrow. not today. 70 degrees. looks good. nothing to worry about. warm temps today. there will be some changes early next week. no sign of any rain yet. maybe around april 6th. much cooler for some. especially in napa county which was in the mid-50s, upper 50s
yesterday. now they're in the 40s. leek at cloverdale, 54 degrees. no -- novato at 42 degrees. it is not going anywhere for a while and giving us 70s to near 80 degrees out there. sal, what do you know. >> i'm going to have fun. my assignment i found out for the coliseum tomorrow, i will be at opening day. >> yes. >> i will be trying to seek out friends that are there early because we're going to be on all morning long for the 9. i am trying to find fans that will get there early for opening day. >> i think there will be some there. >> do you think by 9:00. >> yes. just follow the barbecues. >> cool. thank you, steve. >> yes. >> shorts and flip flops for a lot, i'm sure. let's look at the benecia bridge and the approach to it. southbound 680 on the benecia bridge there is a crash
involving a tanker truck. the tanker is not leaking any fuel or anything like that. but it is involved with a crash here. also an accident on marsh view. 680 has been a little slower than average. now, once you get into concord, it looks okay. highway 4 has will not slow from pittsburgh to bay point and concord. 24 is moderately heavy. if you are driving on 680 a little farther south, 680 just off the sunol grade coming down on mission boulevard, you can see our crew heading south in the left lane and then over on the left in the carpool lane you can see traffic is moving along very well. this is a look at interstate 880 in oakland. and you can see traffic is doing well. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a backup that extends for about 15 minutes. 7:31. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. tesla is defending itself after last week's deadly crash on highway 101 in the south bay. raised some question about the safety of its cars and driverless technology. allie rasmus is in walnut
creek. tell us what tesla is saying and why the company is speaking out now. >> reporter: well, questions about this crash and tesla's response to it come at a critical time for the company. they have had manufacturing problems over the last several months and their stock price has been down recently. but the national transportation safety board is investigating the crash, the deadly crash that happened on highway 101 and 85 on friday. let's show you some of the video that we have from that scene. the cell phone video from a passerby who tried to help the driver. and the driver subsequently died at the hospital after the crash. the video shows the intensity of the crash and the fire that followed shortly afterwards. was the automated driving technology on when the car crashed? in a blog post entitled what we know about last week's accident, tesla offered condolences to the driver and
his family but says that a concrete barrier may be a reason for the crash. or a lack of the concrete barrier. this shows a highway safety barrier on the left that is in the picture. on the right, it appears to be missing. tesla says that photo is from the day before the crash happened. tesla argues that the reason that the crash was so severe is that a highway safety barrier had been removed or crushed in a prior accident without being replaced. we have never seen this level of damage to a model x in any other crash. we reached out to caltrans to find out what happened to the barrier that tesla mentions and also to see if they have a response to tesla's claim that the missing barrier played a role in the severity of the crash. we are still waiting to hear back from them. >> thank you, allie rasmus. it is now 7:34. an investigation in berkeley after an amtrak train hit and killed a cyclist last night in berkeley. amtrak says the train was
headed to oakland's jack london square and hit the cyclist at gill man street, not far from the berkeley station near university avenue. 23 people were on the train at the time. none of them or the crew members were hurt. the alameda county coroner has not told us the name of the person who was killed. new numbers show an increase in arrests by bart police and the transit agency's effort to fight crime on trains and at stations. bart officers arrested 1700 people last year, compared to 1200 in 2016. there's been a big emphasis lately on catching fare evaders and reducing bike thefts by installing bike lockers. bart has also increased police patrols. >> it shows the pro activity of our officers within the system really geared towards making the system safer for all those that ride the system. >> while arrests are up, there is also more crime on bart. there was a 24% jump in violent
crime last year. theft of cell phones and other electronic devices went up 52%. most of the robberies are and grab crimes. the time is 7:35. a man was arrested in the east bay last night after a high- speed chase that topped 100 miles per hour. ktvu cameras in oakland caught part of the pursuit there. the chp chased the suspect from hayward to vallejo. they were trying to pull him over for speeding. the chase went from 880 to 80 and then on to the carquinez bridge. the suspect was finally captured after driving on to a dead-end street in vallejo. 30-year-old oscar is now charged with attempted murder. investigators say he drove up next to a man as he was sitting in his car in traffic just before 6:00 p.m. and started shooting. the man was not hit. he began chasing -- chasing
carmona in his car. then he shot a 65-year-old woman in the arm as she walked home with her groceries. the first victim stopped to help the wounded woman. then a short time later, police arrested the suspect. in an early morning tweet today, president trump rejected a call by retired supreme court justice stephens that the second amendment should be repealed. he was on the losing side of the ruling that found the second amendment gives individuals the right to own a gun for self defense. yesterday the 97-year-old stephens wrote an op ed in the new york times saying after watching the demonstrations, protesters should try to overturn the second amendment which he called a relic of the 18th century. >> we are not trying to take everyone's guns away. the nra wants people to think that. >> analysts say repelling the second amendment would be
virtually impossible. changing the constitution requires both houses of congress to pass the amendment with a two-thirds vote then it would have to be ratified by three fourths of states. our question of the day is do you think that the second amendment should be repealed? 35% say yes. 65% say no. our frank mallicoat is taking the question of the day on the road. today we find him in fremont to learn what people there have to say. frank. >> reporter: all right. good morning, everyone. happy wednesday. we're here at dino's family restaurant. i have four folks here willing to chat with us on this wednesday. mike, let's start with you. should we repel the second amendment? >> i think it needs to be revised. obviously our -- our voters are speaking out that enough is enough and i think it is time to revise. i think our -- the people who came up with these rules, we weren't thinking that these high action rifles.
we don't need those. i'm -- i'm into sporting. i like to go deer hunting. and i have a gun and it is a very slow gun. we don't need anything more than that. these poor animals need a chance to survive. and humans don't need to go there. >> how about you, jerry? are you along the same line. >> i am. i believe i have the right to bear arms and they ought to modify the rule but take away the big guns that do all of the fast shooting and all of that. and give me a single shot or a double shot gain and i'm in good shape. >> what do you make of this supreme court justice. he has retired. he is 97. he wrote this op ed piece saying repel the second amendment. >> everybody has got their opinion. mine disagrees with him. >> fair enough. richard, what is your opinion? repel it? revise it? or what? >> revise the gun laws. >> yes. >> i think there's no need for bump stocks. there's no need for military
rifles that can shoot 40 rounds in, what, a minute. i mean, who needs that? if you're -- you know, if -- if you're a sporting person, you're a hunter, i used to hunt all my life. i don't anymore. >> uh-huh. >> but i was perfectly happen with my bold action remington for deer hunting. >> okay. >> and perfectly happy with my semi automatic shotgun for duck hunting. >> and revising it is one thing but repelling it might be next to impossible. >> i think so. i can't see two-thirds of the states agreeing to that. there's too many red states that are -- will never -- never repel it. never. >> let's get a woman's view quickly. kathy, just your opinion. do you think it should be repelled in. >> i think it should be -- i think some laws should be changed. to accommodate the -- the different times that we're
living in now. >> the 1700s were a long time ago. >> yes. >> all right. we're going to let you guys finish your meal here at dino's family restaurant. i think a lot of people feel the same way. maybe a revision but i don't think they want to repel it altogether. that is the latest from fremont. back to you guys. >> thank you, frank. the time is 7:40. still ahead, facebook getting a makeover. coming up, how the company is changing its privacy settings after being criticized about the way it collects data. and a $29 million donation. the bay area company that is giving back to schools. driving around the bay area and we see that some of the commutes are actually looking much better than normal. right now 680 heading into the valley doesn't look bad.
>> the time is 7:43. the san francisco public utility commission worries about delays in several building project and says the delays come from pg&e requires. at least 16 projects are saddled with what it is calling arbitrary requirements by pg&e. in one case pg&e required electrical equipment for a small bathroom that would have filled the room eight times the size of the bathroom. the puc doesn't understand why pg&e is imposing the requirements but they are taking up time and money. pg&e does not make similar requirements for private requirements. schools around the country are benefiting from a record donation from a startup company based in san francisco.
teachers went on donorschoose to ask for stools, mouse pads, materials pore teaching kids about computer codes. ripple granted 35,000 school supply requests and spent $29 million. >> we all have teachers to thank for giving us the education and opportunities that have helped us to get where we are today in our careers. we want to pay that forward so that more teachers are able to give those types of opportunities to kids across america. >> ripple's donation is the single largest donation ever give tone a charity. >> he didn't win the lottery so mike mibach is back in the news room. >> you can see based on my presence that no one won the mega millions. coming up, a popular bath toy for children making head lines as it may be warming with a type of bacteria that could make your child sick, possibly
even causing death. how an 11-week study is opening up the eyes of parents around the world. we talk to a conductor and long time member of the gay man's chorus as the group celebrates its 40th season. i will see you in the next hour of mornings on 2. >> thank you, mike. the time is 7:45. sal is right over there watching our commute. it has been busy this morning, sal. >> it sure has been. i'm looking at the east bay commutes i'm going to show you. some have been affected by crashes. but otherwise we're in pretty good shape. let's start off with 680. if you're approaching the benecia bridge, give yourself extra time. there is a two-vehicle accident. one is a tanker truck. although the tanker was not compromised. the truck itself is involved in a wreck with a sedan. 680 traffic is slow. so is 780 heading out to the benecia bridge. we will let you know about highway 24 getting busier in lafayette and in orinda. still it is better than it has been the last few days.
this is 680 as you drive into san jose. you can see 680 continues to look good. i've been following our crew here just looking at the camera screen that they have set up. and i haven't seen a lot of slow traffic at all. we see slowing on interstate 880 northbound from about san leandro all the way up to downtown oakland. at the bay bridge, it is backed up for 15 to 20 minutes. the weather forecast with mr. steve paulson. >> thank you, mr. sal castaneda. i appreciate that. we have a nice day on tap. so are we done with the rain? no. no. around april 6th, april 7th, something seems to be brewing. until then all sunny side up and warmer temps. chloe is up in clearlake. a beautiful spring morning on clearlake. clear and calm. lake county hit sunny and 75 yesterday. i wager it will be warmer today. i would say 80. i would buy that. temperatures from ukiah over to clearlake will be near 80
today. as well as others. i will get out of the way so you can see that. above average temps. today is closer to 70 to 80 degrees. high pressure has returned. low pressure deep low pressure all the way down to the hawaiian islands. dealing with clouds and off and on rain and even thunderstorms two days ago. everything goes up and over. then there a low that zipped through arizona yesterday. it will weaken early next week. 40s and 50s on the temps. we lost the northerly breeze yesterday or the wind. so we're not as fast to warm up for some. although 57 in antioch and brentwood. there is a breeze for some. mid-40s for others. and 51 el sobrante, el cerrito. not much happening, even in the pacific northwest. the rain, most of that has ended. mostly cloudy in seattle. from portland down to san
diego, things are quiet. for us, except for a few high clouds we're set for sunshine and warmer temps. probably a little haze starting to settle in soon. 70s, upper 70s to near 80 degrees for some. this will continue into thursday, mr. clark, and then nice on the weekend but clouds visiting for a slight cooldown. >> thank you, steve. the time is 7:48. big changes coming to yosemite national park. what is in the works for the falls coming up at 8:00. giving back to the community. up next, that's a great guy. we will introduce you to the person who leads google's efforts.
>> san hill property has been trying to build homes on the site of the old mall for four years. now they are trying to build 2400 housing units at the mall location that doesn't need approval from the city council. the city is one of the first to take advantage of a state law allowing developers to get around city limitations on new housing developments if half the units will be affordable. a group of long-time residents worry about the increase in traffic this new project would bring to the area. the mall is about a mile from apple's new headquarters. some tenants of a large apartment complex in concord
say they are living in filthy conditions and want city hall to step in. the residents took their complaints to concord city hall. they say the homes are infested with roaches, bed bugs and mold. the landlord has ignored complaints. empire is back. new episodes of the series premiere tonight 8:00 p.m. followed by the season premiere of star at 9:00 p.m. join us for the 10:00 and the 11:00 news right here on ktvu. former first lady michelle obama is scheduled to speak tonight at oracle in oakland for a moderated conversation. it is part of a women's lecture series. tickets start at $93.50. there are still some seats available. doors open at 6:00 tonight. she is scheduled to speak at 8:00. we want to introduce you to someone. he is young, african-american and in his key leadership role at google, he has 50 million
ways to do good and help people in the bay area and across america. >> reporter: this water fountain along san francisco's embarcadero sits outside of the offices of google. >> they call this the cruise ship. >> reporter: inside the building is where justice steele works. some
call him the $50 million man. >> i have the privilege of leading all of google's philanthropic efforts. it is the biggest philanthropic giver in the bay area. we gave $50 million last night in the hands of nonprofits doing good work in the community. >> you're told that you're going to a good athlete. you're going to be a great artist or a great rapper. nobody aspires to be a great technician or a great engineer. >> reporter: the hidden genius project received a grant of $1 million from google for their
work with young students of color. it is preparing them for careers in technology. >> we give them some initial seed funding in 2015 to help them get started. they were a brand-new organization. they serve young african- american, high school age students in tech and help them get expose today technology. we gave them a million dollar grant. a huge expansion grant. the biggest grant they had ever gotten. a big shot in the arm to help them expand across the state and the country and bring the model to other states. it was a great project. >> reporter: they helped celebrate that million dollar grant. and there's much more. >> what is this space? >> this is the main event space. >> reporter: justin opens up this big space and allows nonprofit groups to come n use it for meetings and conferences, movie screenings. there is even a mini kitchen,
fruit, juices, and snacks. and it is free. >> for free. >> for free? >> the rent, as you know, in san francisco and the bay area in general is so high. the thought was maybe some nonprofits could save on their space by not having a huge board room or needing to purchase a big physical space knowing that companies like google will be offering these kind of spaces for free. >> reporter: bookshelves line the walls inside this area. justin took me to the co- working space. >> this is for folks who want to work from the google offices for the day. we have a printer and desk space and space for people to do their work. >> yeah. and the view. >> and then the view. >> of course we have the bay bridge as the back drop. >> reporter: justin steele strongly supports social and racial justice issues and he wants to do so much more. >> only 2% of students of color take ap stem courses at the
high school level. how do we get more young people enrolled through these systems. most of the time disadvantage is systemic. the systems work to exclude people. we're trying to figure out how do we leverage celebrity voice and all of google, the technology, the resources, the passion of the employees
and pull on the systemic levers. we're excited about what we have coming in 2018. >> he is great. what they are doing at google is great. he just told me that google gave $650,000 to roses and concrete community school in east oakland. they brought in the performer zend a.j. a to perform. >> i have to ask, a lot of people are probably coming knocking for the $50 million a year. >> i would think so. >> does he say how they prioritize what and who they give it to. >> he carefully examines the
need and the prospects of doing great things. >> great things happening in oakland. very good. facebook is trying to make things right with its users after leaking personal information. just when you thought the flu season was over, the cdc says watch out for a second wave. what is different about this new strain coming up at 8:00. good morning. you can see traffic is getting busier on some of these commutes. highway 24 is moderate. we also have some slow traffic on 680 nearby. well, today's forecast is nothing to sneeze at. it will be sunny and warmer. how much warmer? we will show you coming up.
>> facebook is giving its privacy settings a makeover following a massive data mining scandal. i'm jonathan hunt in los angeles. i've got the details coming up. things are back to normal this morning here at oakland international airport after a crash last night closed the main road to the terminals. an suv jumped the curb and hit several people. we will tell you why the driver was arrested. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. at 8:00, we're entering a couple of really nice warm days. steve paulson tells us the timing couldn't be better for baseball fans. >> tomorrow is a big day. >> we will be on the road. >> not today. >> mike, good morning. >> get ready to play ball. good morning, steve. >> it will be a sunny and warm day. there is a hint of a northerly breeze.
not as strong as yesterday. clear and cool this morning. it won't take long to warm up. not intimidated says steve. this is my kind of weather. i'm glad you're not intimidated by the weather. 40s and 50s on the temps. a northerly breeze has kicked up its heels near vacaville. gusting to 23 miles per hour. it doesn't matter. high pressure is here aloft at the surface. that equals sunshine and warm temps. 70s to near 80 degrees. 8:01 on a wednesday. traffic is -- correct me if i'm wrong. not too bad. >> not too bad. we have a couple of spots where things were going well and then we had a crash. one of those spots is the benecia bridge. if you drive on the benecia bridge, give yourself plenty of extra time. it was a truck accident. another sedan involved. approaching that benecia bridge, it is slow. you may want to think about the carquinez bridge which is much
better right now. use highway 4 as an alternate. come down to highway 4 and then use highway 4 to go that way. much better than the benecia bridge with the crash. also another crash northbound 880 at whipple. this might affect southbound traffic as well. give yourself plenty of extra time. on highway 24, it will be moderately heavy. when you get to the bay bridge, it is still busy. backed up all the way to the maze. 8:02. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. facebook is revamping its privacy tool settings. the announcement comes as the company is scrambling to regain the trust of users. >> jonathan hunt has more on what the settings mean to facebook and its 2 billion users worldwide. >> reporter: facebook still under fire following the disclosure that data from some 50 million users made it into the hands of cambridge analytica, a political consulting group linked to the
a credible defense, the penalties could start adding up. >> it could run into billions of dollars if they lose all of this. >> reporter: it is not clear when zuckerberg will testify in front of congress. but the committee will hold a hearing in the coming weeks. in los angeles, jonathan hunt, ktvu fox 2 news. >> three facebook messenger app users have filed a lawsuit here in northern california against the social network. it claims that facebook violated its privacy by collecting logs of the conversations and messages. it uploaded call and text logs on the system in 2015. facebook says only user who's gave appropriate permission were affected. students and teachers at cupertino high school will see more sheriff's deputies patrolling because of recent violence. the phone call prompted an emergency evacuation and the
cancellation of classes. deputies responded and did not find any indications of danger to the school. they say it was not a credible threat. investigators say the phone number linked to the robotic call traced back to similar incidents reported across the country. a car crash at oakland international terminal 1 was an accident, not intentionally. >> still it injured four pedestrians up on the sidewalk. alex savidge reports that the driver is facing charges of driving without a license and reckless driving. >> reporter: an unlicensed driver triggered this crash last night here at the airport. the man has been arrested. however, authorities say they do not believe this was an intentional act. but certainly the accident caused quite a few delays for travelers here at the airport. the main road to the terminal was shut down for the investigation. this happened about 6:15 last night. the man behind the wheel of this red mercedes suv drove up on to the sidewalk right outside of terminal 1, crashing into three people.
and a fourth person was hurt by flying debris. however, no one was seriously injured. the driver of that suv had just dropped off some friends at the airport when he apparently clipped another car and jumped the curb according to investigators. the scene shut down the main road leading to the terminals for an hour and a half. traffic was backed up all the way to 880. many travelers began walking, trying to get into the airport to make their flights. >> i just got out of my car, seeing if i can walk over to the airport. they said it is closed. we're all kind of waiting to see what happens. >> the officers said they will be opening the lanes in two minutes. people who are walking they're not going to let them through. just over a mile. go to your cars and you will get there quicker. >> are you going to make your flight? >> we will find out. it would be nice if we do. >> reporter: investigators have not identified the man who was behind the wheel of that suv. but we're told that he has been booked on two felony counts of
reckless driving causing injuries and one count of driving without a license. operations returned to normal here at the airport about 8:00 last night. and certainly in the moments immediately following this crash, there was chaos and quite a bit of concern about what may have been going on. but it quickly became clear to responding deputies that this was in fact an accident and there was no threat here. at oakland international airport, alex savidge, ktvu fox 2 news. well, bart police released new crime statistics in its effort to combat crime on trains and at stations. >> bart says it made far more arrests but falling behind in one area. >> reporter: jessica wong uses the west oakland bart station to commute to work in san francisco but there are certain times of the day that she will not use the system. >> if it is late, i take an uber home. >> why? >> i don't feel safe. >> really? >> yeah. >> reporter: to make riders
feel safe, bart reports it is cracking down, making 1730 arrests in 2017, a nearly 40% increase from the 1238 made the year before. >> it just shows the proactive activity of our officers within our system really geared towards making the system safer for all that ride the system. >> reporter: credit those changes to officers being more visible. increased contact to check for fare evaders. >> proof of payment. while that is an infraction, oftentimes that leads to management that may have a warrant arrest or maybe wanted for some more serious crime. >> reporter: in 2016, bart reported they had 544 bike thefts. that number dropped 18% to just 444. and bart credits the high security racks as one of the reasons why the number has dropped. >> i like to use the bike links
here at embarcadero. >> reporter: bart police chief rojas says the number deserves context. >> the majority of our robberies is what people call phone snatches. those are the majority of the violent crime that's we see on bart. >> reporter: but they have led to issues for the agency. attorney paul justy is representing six people suing bart after being jumped by a group of teenagers at the coliseum station last year and robbed of their personal possessions. the chief would not comment, citing ongoing litigation but he says that bart employees have been attacked. 40 incidents last year. >> we try to work with the employees to give them tools so they are safe in doing their job. number two, making sure that we're responsive to anything that might happen on the system. >> reporter: bart also issued more prohibitions, 415 in 2017 for those that de faced bart
property. the chief also said they hired 16 new officers for bart pd, the most they hired in a single year since 2013. i'm on dray senior, ktvu fox 2 news. this lawsuit claims the fire as it approached elderly people were abandoned by staff at the residential facility in santa rosa. yesterday a judge set a trial date of august 3rd. 13 residents and family members are suing oakmont senior living. employees abandoned a third of the residents. family members helped the family members get to safety before the building burned to the ground. the water system in the fountain grove neighborhood could take two years to replace. the system was contaminated with benzene when the october fires melted plastic pipes serving 350 homes. the press democrat reports that
city leaders knew about the contamination back in november but residents are just finding out about it. property owners who have already started rebuilding are being told that they cannot finish the work until there is clean water. insurance benefits that help fire victims cover the cost of living in temporary housing could expire before the water system is fixed. the time is 8:11. it seems that north korea is ready to come to the negotiating table. we will tell about what we know on kim jong-un's trip to china and an upcoming meeting with president trump. it is one of the most popular spots to visit at yosemite. now it is getting major upgrades. what could be different the next time that you head up. and we do have traffic that is busy on 680, the benecia bridge. if you're driving, oh, i don't know, 30, 40 miles south, it is a different world in pleasanton on 680 as you head to san jose. today, san jose is better than it was yesterday. we will explain the whole thing straight ahead.
unofficial visit but it was the first time that kim jong-un has left north korea since he gained power in 2011. there was speculation that he was in china after a miss derrous train and a large convey were seen in beijing. he said he was committed to the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. former first lady michelle obama is set to speak tonight in oakland at oracle. the speaking arrangement is part of a women's lecture series. tickets start at $93.50. there are still some seats available. the former first lady is scheduled to speak at 8:00. big changes coming to a popular attraction at yosemite national park. half of the funding comes from a nonprofit group the yosemite conservancy based in san francisco. it calls for a larger parking lot, wider hiking trails and a board walk. it will be finalized this
summer and work would begin next spring and continue through 2020. the falls would remain open during construction. a utah couple is accused of forging more than a hundred signatures on a petition to overturn rent control measures in pacifica. bradley and gentry were hired to collect signatures to roll back on ordinance for unjustified evictions and paid $5 per name. the couple was arrested in reno over the weekend and will face charges. the contra costa county sheriff's department needs your help after $20,000 worth of equipment stolen from the boys and girls club in el sobrante. a storage unit had been wiped out by thieves back on march 20th. the program serves up to 75 children each summer. anyone with information is asked to come forward.
8:17. let's see if we can't get to you where you need to go. the coming days and weeks should be easier in doing that, sal. >> yeah. the week is getting a little easier in some spots. other spots it is not. i'm looking around to see if i have anything new here. it doesn't look like it. let's look at 680 southbound. if you're driving on 680 southbound, you will see traffic is slow approaching the benecia bridge. very slow because of an earlier crash on the span. you can see how slow it is. the carquinez bridge is a good alternate. slowing on the richmond bridge approaching marin. driving on the nimitz freeway, there is a slowdown northbound. southbound traffic is jam packed from 238 all the way down to fremont. this is highway 24 westbound. at the bay bridge, we have about a 10 to 15-minute delay. that is getting a little
better. it is 8:18. the weather forecast, the weather authority, steve paulson. >> thank you, mr. traffic authority. i appreciate that. get right to it here. we are off to a clear start. not as cold this morning. although it was cooler for some, napa county, because you lost the northerly breeze. there is a slight breeze near the bay and a little stronger out towards the delta. and george mccray says it is splendid out there. on this date yesterday, 76. bring it on. i can do that today. i can do that today. not -- no problem. tomorrow, probably a little warmer. temperatures go above average. they should be 63-67. we're 70-80. san francisco, 70/53 today. 81 was the record high. tomorrow, a's home opener. tomorrow. not today. tomorrow. sunny and 70 degrees. so plan accordingly.
it will be warm. high pressure has parked it on the west coast. very deep area of low pressure has developed all the way down to the hawaiian islands. everything goes up and over. the jetstream splits. but a little low going through the four corners right now. that gives us a slight breeze. 40s and 50s on the temps. 51 in livermore. 54 in berkeley. the breeze has picked up towards fairfield and vacaville. most everything even well to the north is going way out of the picture. high pressure is dominating the entire west coast. 25 in truckee. 45 to 50 from ukiah up to sacramento. that translates into sunshine and warm temps. won't take long to warm up in this pattern. 70 to near 80 for some. tomorrow looks to be the warmest day. the weekend will be fine.
amendment gives individuals the right to own a gun for self defense. he wrote an op ed in the new york times saying after watching the demonstrations nationwide protesters should try to overturn the second amendment which he calls a quote, relic of the 18th century. student who's helped organize the marches say they are not calling for an outright ban. >> we are not trying to take everyone's guns away. the nra wants people to think that. >> repealing the second amendment may be virtually impossible. both houses of congress must pass it with a two-thirds vote. then it would have to be ratified by three-fourths of the states. >> the question of the day is this: do you think the second amendment should be repealed. frank mallicoat is taking the question on the road. we found him at dino's in fremont. >> reporter: good morning. happy wednesday.
i'm here with frank. a contractor here in fremont. >> that looks good. >> not too bad. >> tell us, do you think they should repeal the second amendment in light of what has transpired the last two weeks. >> no. >> tell us why. >> it is not the guns. it is not the guns. it is the people behind the guns. they need to be changed. something needs to happen to them. >> well -- >> discipline maybe. >> okay. if they don't repeal, do you think perhaps some revision on some of the gun laws might be in order? >> i'm okay for a little bit. like the bump stocks. the amount of bullets that you can put in a magazine. that kind of stuff. i'm open to that. i'm afraid once they start, they won't start. >> take one right away and then a second and a third. >> yeah. >> isn't that the battle cry for the nra and gun owners? once you start nibbling at one, they won't stop.
>> yes. >> you yourself are a gun owner. >> not so much a gun owner. but i have -- my family has got guns. >> you said you grew up in colorado, right? >> right. >> so you were used to having them around the house. >> when i was 16, we couldn't wait to drive around in our pickup truck with a gun in the gun rack. try that now. >> yeah. >> that wouldn't go over well. >> i wouldn't even try. >> you think what this former supreme court justice wrote, no way. you wouldn't repeal it. >> no. but let him say what he wants to say. you know. >> all right. frank, enjoy your meal. we appreciate it. i think that is how a lot of people feel here at dino's. no repeal but revision perhaps. join in on the conversation on twitter and facebook on ktvu. we will see you again in about an hour. guys, back to you. >> thank you, frank. facebook facing a lawsuit
over discrimination of its female employees. tesla is defending itself amid questions about the safety of the auto pilot technology. why the company says a missing highway barrier played a role in the deadly crash next week. you can see that it is still pretty busy on the east bay commute. this is 880 right near the oakland coliseum. you can see traffic is slow driving north. well, it is not time to put the feet up on the desk because wee just at the end of march. more rain in april. today it is all about sunshine and warm temps. we will show you how warm coming up. ♪
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morning there at home. let's say hello to steve paulson. >> sunny. sunny. did you get outside yesterday. >> yes, i did. i went hiking up in the east bay hills. >> you took advantage it was. >> yes. >> there you go. if you didn't yesterday, maybe you can today. it will be nice. tomorrow even warmer. if you were stuck in the house -- it was so beautiful outside and i had to work inside. take an hour and get outside. that work can wait. temperatures today will be warming up. well above average. 70 to 80. it is not going to take long to get into the warm category. 81 back in 1893 the record high. 1972 the record low. 52. everyone is pretty close. yesterday there was a big difference between north and south. that breeze certainly towards vacaville and fairfield and napa airport a little bit will
translate into warm temps. not only here but most of the west coast is warm weather- wise. it will stay quiet into the weekend as well. 8:30 on a wednesday. traffic moderate. >> yeah. moderate except for a couple of key commutes that i will talk about. >> south bay. >> pardon me? >> south bay. >> south bay is better than yesterday. i don't know if you remember how bad it was. we will get to that too. right now the slowest commute is the benecia bridge. he will think that the commute is not that bad. you're right. they cleared an accident from the span. that did some damage here. 680 is backing up. the carquinez bridge is a decent alternative. head east on 4 and go around the benecia bridge. marin county slow from 37 to central san rafael. most of the slow traffic in the east bay right now is on 880. this whole area here is going to be slow. and i would say mostly it is going to be slow heading south.
24 is moderate to the tunnel. westbound bay bridge is okay. now, we talked about that south bay commute. i just want to mention that we had earlier problems in the south bay. but the south bay commute now is looking a little more normal than it did yesterday with some slowing on 280, 101 and 85, driving into that west valley. this has improved dramatically in downtown san jose. 8:31. back to the desk. we're following a developing story in berkeley. according to berkeley police, a deceased male fetus was found. the person walking along the water made the discovery just after 2:30. officials say the fetus was fairly well develop. it still had the umbilical cord attached. it is likely that it washed up on shore. clearly assay developing story and we will bring you more information as we get it. more information on the
crash out at the oakland airport last night. henry lee has learned that pablo has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a license. he had not driven a car in a long time. he went to the air another a mercedes suv to drop off friends. he mistook the gas pedal for the brake and lost control of the vehicle. he hit three pedestrians after jumping the curb. none of the injuries are considered life threatening. the ntsb announced it is investigating a crash involving one of tesla's vehicles in the bay area. right now the stock is trading down more than 8%. >> the terrible crash happened on friday morning. as allie rasmus explains, tesla is defending itself, allie, saying a missing highway barrier may have contributed to the severity of the crash. >> reporter: yes. and tesla has provided some pictures to back up the argument. we will show you those in a
second. the ntsb investigators want to know if the driver involved in the deadly crash on friday was using the auto pilot feature in the vehicle when he crashed and whether that played a role in the vehicle. but tesla is defending the safety of its vehicles and the technology. in a statement they said, quote, their owners have driven the same stretch of highway where the crash happened with auto pilot engaged roughly 85,000 times since 2015. and tesla points out that none of its vehicles have been involved in a crash there before. now, the stretch of highway they're talking about is where southbound 101 and highway 85 meet. cell phone video from passerbies show the intensity of the crash and the fire immediately afterwards. the car was heading south on 101 when it slammed into a concrete barrier. the car caught fire after the driver was removed from the vehicle but the driver died later at the hospital n a blog post entitled what we know about last week's accident, tesla offered condolences to the driver and his family but
they posted photos of the site. the photo on the left shows a highway safety barrier in place. the one on the right though shows the barrier missing. and tesla says this photo is from the day before the crash happened. now, tesla says it is doing its own investigation of this accident. although the vehicle involved was so badly burned that tesla has not been able to retrieve the vehicle's logs. we have reached out to caltrans to ask them about the highway barrier, what noted to it, and see if they have a response to tesla's claim that the missing barrier played a role in the severity of the crash on friday. we have not heard back from caltrans this morning. >> thank you, allie. facebook is overhauling the look of its privacy tool setting in the wake of the scandal that has rocked the social media giant. >> it is trying to make the controls easier to find and give users an easier way to see the data that facebook collects
sat down with a woman for an interview. she used to work at google in mountain view for three and a half years before she says a conversation with a male coworker led her to believe she was being underpaid. she says when she was hired she was told all preschool teachers start at level one. that turned out not to be the case. >> we were talking about, oh, isn't it frustrating that you can only be hired at level one. and one of my colleagues said i got hired at level two. a man. he was a man. >> coming up tonight on the 10:00 news, what happened when lamar brought that discrepancy to her managers at google. how google responds that it pays women and men the same for the same work. and what one employer says that all employers should do to bring their company into compliance. oracle has argued that
google infringed on the copyright for java technology. now the court ruled that the use of java in the android smart phone exceeds the fair use exemption. google says it will add time, money and complexity to software development. the judge ordered the case back to trial to decide how much google should pay in damages. oracle originally wanted $9 billion but as time has passed, the number has gone up. civil rights attorney john baris will announce a lawsuit against the city of vallejo and the police department on behalf of foster. he was shot and killed by police earlier this year. he also wants the police to release body cam video of the shooting. it happened february 13th. vallejo police say an officer tried to stop foster because he was riding his bicycle in an unsafe manner but foster ran away. foster and the officer got into a violent struggle and the officer shot foster in self
defense. this afternoon the family of stephon clark will hold a wake after more protests last night at the kings game and a city council meeting that was intended to discuss the shooting. >> stephon clark. >> stephon clark. >> protesters called for action and demanded change while clark's older brother addressed the mayor and the council. >> i grew up in a city and in a neighborhood where grandma's backyard was a sacred place. i never, ever thought that i would die in my grandma's backyard. >> the meeting was cut off much sooner than scheduled. someone outside the council chambers started banging on the windows. that led to the arrest of one man and the crowd began chanting again. the mayor called for a brief recess. pastors were calling for prayer and calm. and then the meeting was adjourned. the board of supervisors approved one and a half million
dollars for the controversial urban shield program. it is designed to train s.w.a.t. teams and first respond heed from around the world on handling ray life disaster, terrorist attack or hostage -- handling life disasters and terrorist attack or hostage situations. >> if you think there is no connection between what is happening in this country, you are wrong. >> supporters say urban shield which has been hosted by the sheriff's office since 2007 consists of not only s.w.a.t. team training but also disaster response and emergency preparedness. officials point to mass shootings as a reason to
continue the program. the building is located there on bryant street and houses the superior court, the d.a.'s office and the county jail. a threat threatening call came into the building yesterday. deputies used bomb-sniffing dogs to check out the building but nothing was found that was suspicious. ious. the time is 8:40. a big move by wal-mart. the reason it will no longer sell cosmopolitan magazine right there in the check- outline.
>> all right. tesla making headlines because of last week's deadly crash in the bay area. now one of the stocks to watch on wall street. >> pam cook is back to bring us more in dollars and sense. >> tesla stocks are down nearly 10%. a few things are going on. one question is over safety following the fatal crash here in the bay area. also this morning tesla's credit rating was downgraded because of questions about liquidity and the ability to raise more money. concern about tesla spread to other companies volunteer offed in self-driving technology when the opening bell rang this morning. also taking a big hit today, amazon. after reports that president trump is obsessed with amazon and the effect it is having on
other businesses. the president has talked about changing how amazon's taxes are handled. checking in on the broader markets, the dow joins inching up a bit more. amazon's stock is down about $100 a share or 6%. live look at the dow. s&p 500 up a little bit. facebook and amazon taking the nasdaq down about half of a percent right now. uber says it is stopping all of its self-driving vehicle testing here in california. uber will not review its current permit to operate drivingless vehicles in california. this follows last week's deadly crash in arizona involving a self-driving uber car. monday was the day that was set to allow autonomous vehicles to drive on the roads without somebody behind the wheel but no permit is in place.
uber will spend $10 million to settle a discrimination lawsuit. it claims were two latina software engineers who say women of color lost out on benefits. they say the ranking system favored white and asian men. uber says it has made many changes since the claims that date back five years. the changes include a new salary structure, overhauling the performance review process and releasing a company diversity report. and wal-mart is removing cosmo from the check-out lines at the 5,000 stores nationwide. the victims rights group national center on sexual exploitation says it spear headed the change. the magazine is known for racy covers and candid articles about sex. wal-mart will still sell cosmo but it will only be located in the magazine aisle. wal-mart says there are concerns about the nature of
the magazine. and two rental companies already have electric scooters on bay area streets. officials in san francisco are trying to finalize regulations for the services. bird and lime bike are app based rental companies. they say the scooters are another way to replace car trips and help the pay area go green. bird launched yesterday in san francisco. lime bike made the rentals available earlier this month. the city's transportation agency trying to create regulations for the scooters to make sure that they're not discarded around the city and blocking sidewalks. the company plans to collect all of the cities every night, which is a big job, unless you have the check-in spots like the bikes. >> some of the bike share kiosks i guess have been vandalized. >> yes. >> i can imagine the theft of
these scooters. that is an easy thing to pop into the back of a car. >> we will keep watching. >> thank you, pam. >> the time is 8:47. let's check in with salon this wednesday morning. what is going on, sal? >> mike and gasia, right now traffic is improving driving on the benecia bridge. this problem has been there for a while. finally it is gone from the bridge and things are improving quite a bit. you will see slow traffic still on 580. westbound 580 there was a pothole that was causing problems near the grant line exit and several cars reported getting flat tires there if you come into the bay area from san joaquin county. right now 880 southbound is slow from 238 all the way down to fremont. you will see traffic that will be slow on 24 through lafayette and orinda. it is 8:47. let's bring in steve with today's weather. >> thank you, sir. we do have clear skies. we're beginning to warm up. although the northerly breeze
yesterday sent some up fast, especially to the north and east. there are a few there. most are about the upper 40s to 50. warm today. above average temps. 70 to 80 degrees. tomorrow's a's home opener. not today. tomorrow. tomorrow on thursday. we get a little bit of an off shore breeze here. a low going through the four corners. the main low or deep trough is all the way down to the hawaiian islands and then it goes up and over. 40s and 50s on the temps. berkeley says hey we're in there as well. slight off shore breeze coming off of the oakland-berkeley hills. that will equal a warm day. high pressure had trouble clearing things out in portland and seattle today but doing a better job today. not a problem for us. with the off shore breeze, even the coast looks beautiful today. 70s for many.
upper 70s to 80 degrees. some of this is wind dependent. everybody will be well above average for the temps today. nice on friday. slightly cooler on the weekend. >> thank you, steve. does your little one have a rubber ducky? why that toy could be making your child sick. es and brands for a fraction of what you'd pay elsewhere. step one: get to ross. step two: walk out with top brands at big savings... ...at the ross spring shoe event.
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recorded part of this chase on interstate 880 in oakland. officers chased the suspect from hayward to vallejo just before 9:40 last night. officers originally had tried to pull him over for speeding. the chase went from interstate 880 to then 80 and on to the carquinez bridge. the suspect was captured in vallejo after driving on to a dead-end street. a marysville woman says she is luckily to be alive after surviving in the snow for ten days. she never gave up hope even though she was lost and ran out of gas in nevada county. she survived on one bottle of water and crumbs of food. last friday after the weather clears, the nurse walked through the snow to search for help. strangers got her to safety and a working cell phone. now she is in virginia with her daughter recovering from severe de dehydration. john bailey was accused of inappropriately touching a woman about a decade ago on a
transport van on a movie set. he denied it. the claim has been found to be without merit. schools across the country are benefiting from a donation from a crypto company. on tuesday, for one day, the crypto currency couple ripple granted 35,000 school supply requests totaling $29 million. >> we all have teachers to thank for giving us the education and opportunities that have helped us to get where we are today in our careers. we want to pay that forward so that more teachers are able to give those types of opportunities to kids across america. >> ripple's donation is the single largest virtual currency contribution ever given by a charity. if you thought the flu season was over, think again.
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a young girl who was already well known in the immigration reform movement is now a symbol of hope and downtown san jose. the face of 8-year old sophie cruz is on the museum of art. she first made news when she asked pope francis to help immigrate choked -- immigrate children. >> this fantastic collaboration came together when we did this really large-scale portrait of sophie holding a globe and a flower, symbols of togetherness and welcome mental -- welcome
and hope. >> she was born to undocumented mexican immigrants and is still concerned that her parents could be deported . a day may have to undergo -- a.j. might have to undergo arm surgery and missed the entire season. in the meantime the giants shut out the a's 3-0 yesterday. austin jackson, a two run single to right field. rookie outfielder stephen bender and press the team in spring training and will start in sacramento. a programming note; we are taking the 9 on the roads. we are going to be live at the coliseum for the a's opening- day against the angels. we are going to be at at&t ballpark as well for the giants opening day. the a's are opening their 50th
season at the coliseum. they have made things a little more fan friendly, adding a tree house which has two full- service bars and areas to watch the game. the a's they they hope this will help grow their fan base even more. >> if we are going to be successful in our new ballpark efforts, we need to grow our fan base and better engage this community. in order to do that we have to start doing this now. >> new foods, carve the rabbit are other new changes. harvey is the mechanical rabbit that will deliver baseballs to the home late -- home plate umpire during games . the flag will be hoisted high above the city to mark the beginning of the a's season. this happens is they are working to by the complex from the city and they are looking into possibly building a new ballpark at the site. spoke with and passaro --
empire is back and then join us for the 10:00 and 11:00 news after that . facebook announces new privacy settings as the company works to get back on friendly terms with its users. we go live to the oakland museum of california as it unveils a new exhibit about hypoxia. and this group celebrates its 40th season. welcome to the 9. if you haven't been out and about in this glorious weather, i urge you to do so. we had an afternoon hike yesterday that i thought would be relaxing after a full day of work. it wasn't. it turned out to be more than 6 miles,