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>> announcer: this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> woke up good morning to you. welcome back to mornings on 2. thursday morning, it's may 24th. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. 4:30. let's check in with steve. i did not use that windshield wipers. >> i didn't either. >> maybe tonight. >> maybe some rain. >> okay. >> i rarely say that. it is kind of eighth pattern. sierra nevada and part of just
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the last the mendocino county, lake county, tomorrow will be a good focus for widely scattered thunderstorms. sfo is 52-57 in san jose. another cool day. one would think they probably maxed out. it's absolutely zero heat in the valley. cloudy to mostly cloudy. low clouds will be replaced by our clouds. around the east bay, points north or south, usually you don't see low clouds about 6:00 tonight, they will be marching in, which is very rare. that tells you much -- how much of an onshore breeze we have here. this goes crazy in the afternoon. loses its energy source. but it will pick up again. it's going to continue to give us the low cloud deck and that the higher clouds are underway. later this afternoon, tonight, onshore breeze. not as strong as yesterday. temps are all in the 50s. even around the date.
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the city is officially 53. oakland 53. still pretty cool. 50s for lowe's for everybody here. this will play into our forecast with a cool pattern again. 50s, 60s very low 70s and maybe for us tomorrow, some rain. we have an issue to san jose. >> we do have that issue. i will talk about that in just a moment. we will get the solano county people out the door on 80 westbound getting out from vacaville, fairfield, vallejo, it looks pretty good as you drive through. there had been an earlier exited in the area. for the most part, traffic is moving along very nicely across the carquinez bridge into crockett with no major delays. and you can see on the eastshore freeway, it looks good. when you get to the bay bridge, there's a little bit of crowding in some of those cash lanes. there's flooding on southbound. one of those ramps is closed.
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one of those lanes is closed. it could cause the same back up it did the other day. we are going to keep watching it very closely for you. so far, traffic is getting by okay. the highway 87 downtown sent jose -- san jose. let's go back to the desk. thank you, sal. north korea says it has carried out the demolition of its underground nuclear test site. north korea invited foreign journalists to witness the demolition at which it says it was done by setting off a series of explosions over several hours. the explosions at the nuclear test site were aimed at closing off the tunnels into the site. the decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a gesture by north korean leader kim jong-un to set a positive tone ahead of it's plan -- the planned
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summit. over indications that kim jong- un may decide not to take part in that summit. >> we have the new details of the arrest of a suspect in connection with a purse snatching case in concord that sent a 92-year-old woman to the hospital. >> we have a photo of the suspect released by police. here it is. now we are learning the concord police detectives tracked down a suspect in pettersen and took him into custody last night. last friday, a man grabbed the purses of two women outside of a bank of america near concord sun valley mall. during that process, he knocked 93-year-old and peterson to the ground. she had to have surgery for a broken hip. the charges against the subject -- suspect include robbery and lw -- abuse. the degree of support and selfless efforts from local media and concerned residents concerning the vicious attack my mother endured this past week has been amazing. thank you all. there's a call in san francisco to change the name of a popular ground and park. >> it's called julius kahn playground. christien kafton says the
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playground is named after a man many consider to be a racist. >> reporter: julius kahn playground is one of the city's iconic parks. it's a favorite among locals but few know about the man, julius kahn. leaders and the asian american community have launched an effort to change the park's name. >> he said that chinese converted -- we've those resorted to trickery. >> reporter: launching an effort to consider the name change. or -- organizers say that kahn actively supported the chinese exclusion act. and used ugly racial stereotypes to support that ban. already, five of the city's supervisors have signed on to
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change the park's name, saying especially now the words and names matter. >> especially when an immigrant population is under attack by the trump administration. even so much more important that we do this here in san francisco. because in san francisco, we have values here. >> what i like to do then is make a motion to past this out of committee with a positive recommendation. >> reporter: those using the park say they agreed that it's time to change the park's name. >> now that i do know his name and what he did, i would say that's a good idea to get rid of the name of the park. >> reporter: the committee is going to recommend to change the name of the park. the board of supervisors is
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likely to go with that recommendation. recreation and parks department to seek public input on a new name for that part. julius kahn could have a new name as early as october or november of this year. in san francisco, christien kafton, ktvu fox 2 news. a federal judge in new york decides president trump 's blocking of certain twitter followers violates the first amendment. the judge says the president's effort to silent his critics is not permissible because it's a public forum. rejecting the administration's argument that the first amendment does not apply in this case because the president is acting as a private individual. a legal expert does not believe that it sets a binding president. >> because it's a new area, i do think that it will have the effect of being very persuasive if and when other lawsuits are brought against other public officials. >> the judge did leave open the possibility of president trump legally muting certain people's comments. 4:37. republicans -- republican candidate john cox is second-
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place in the race for governor of california. lieutenant governor lucy -- newsom has support. that's down from 28% in march. 19% support. up from 14% in march. former l.a. mayor antonio bureau pagosa has 14 support. the top 10 candidates, regardless of their party will face off in that november election. republican billionaire is one of the cohosts of a silicon valley fundraiser tonight for antonio vera rugosa. former state comptroller seed wesley. ran for governor back in 2010. she lost to jerry brown. california u.s. senator dianne feinstein says she no
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longer supports the death penalty. it's a significant policy shift as she leaks -- seeks reelection. she says it's become clear to hurt that the death penalty is applied unequally and not an effective deterrent. it comes amid a challenge from kevin de leon. his campaign spokesman says the change in position indicate feinstein is trying to appeal to voters who have outgrown her -- we are less than two weeks away from the june primary. we are going to add special two hour newscast from 8:00 due to the clock tuesday night june 5 on ktvu plus. we will have live reports and updates. police in san francisco are using a new strategy to help them crackdown on repeat offenders who carry out property crimes. as amber lee explains, one such suspect was arrested and is now
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being held without bail. >> tried to unlock the door. >> reporter: optometrist michelle arrived monday morning and found the glass broken. surveillance camera caught a man breaking in. police say they recognize the burglar. a repeat offender. who has already been charged with five burglaries in various neighborhoods. >> they get a slap on the wrist, and they are done. >> reporter: investigators have identified the burglar as 37- year-old benjamin chase. a judge released him may seventh while he's awaiting trial with orders to get drug rehab and to wear a -- an ankle bracelet. captain joseph shares with us surveillance video of chase raking into other businesses. he says his unit is using a strategy to crackdown on
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property crimes committed by repeat offenders. >> you put them all together to build a stronger case to take forward to the judge and to a jury possibly. >> reporter: he acknowledges the bundling of five cases against chase did not keep the judge from releasing him. but says now that there's additional cases, there is a stronger argument to keep him behind bars. now removes all the eyeglasses from the front display windows when she closes up shop. she's frustrated because this break-in was the second in five months. she just bought the business a year ago. >> it's hurting the small business owners who struggle. this is an expensive area. they struggle to survive on this block. >> reporter: working closely with prosecutors and testify so
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the judge and jury will know the impact of the crime. in san francisco, amber lee, ktvu fox 2 news. 4:42. big decision, it's going to affect thousands of commuters in the east bay. coming up at 5:00, what we are hearing about plans to expand b.a.r.t. into livermore. we are continuing to follow the development this morning out of hawaii. take a look. live video right now of what is happening at the kilauea volcano.
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good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. happening right now, the volcanic eruptions in hawaii is giving scientists a glimpse of a rare natural event. we want to take you there life right now. just incredible video of that lava spewing into the air from the kilauea volcano. it is now in the fourth week of that eruption. now scientists are seeing some blue flames being released. by the fissures. take a look at that. that's methane gas burning. it's produced only when hot lava berries and byrnes trees and other plants. scientists say that lava flow shows no signs of stopping anytime soon. 4:45. two republican congressional leaders will be allowed to review documents up with the investigation into the trump campaign and russia. devon union has and trey gowdy,
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will be allowed to review the documents about an fbi source who met with trump campaign associate who are being investigated by special counsel robert mueller. the what has confirmed no democrats would be at that particular meeting. house minority leader nancy pelosi says because of that, today's meeting should not be allowed to go ahead. pelosi is concerned this could jeopardize any possibility of bipartisan cooperation in robert mueller's investigation. high-level former security official with the obama administration is due to speak out in the bay area tonight. james clapper served as the head of national intelligence from 2010 to 2017. he will be speaking at sebastian theater in sonoma. 7:00 tonight. clapper is promoting his new book. it's called facts and fears, hard tubes -- tooth from intelligence.
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trump and other republicans have criticized clapper and other obama intelligence officials. tonight that the warriors are back. they'll be playing the houston rockets in game five of the western conference finals. andre missed game four with a leg injury. he flew to houston and took part in yesterday's practice. klay thompson also practiced yesterday. both players officially listed as questionable for tonight's game. warriors are coming off that very disappointing loss. now the best-of-seven series is tied at two games apiece. yesterday, draymond green says the team is confident going into tonight's game. >> we know we let one slip away. so definitely the guys are mad. they are encouraged as well. i love the way the team responds. the level of focus and intensity level that this team
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brings. that is the case. i think we've moved. it's not one that we can't get back. >> the game starts at 6:00 in houston. the warriors are hosting a watch party at oracle arena. the doors will open at 5 and -- 5:20. the team unveiled alternate uniforms last night. annual save the franchise event. looking good there. the niners will wear the uniforms once this year. an official date has not been announced. something they will wear that uniforms during a prime time game. what -- wide receiver jerry rice joined. scored three touchdowns in super bowl xxix. he is still looking pretty good
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taking the selfie. he looks like he could run right onto the field and be just fine. 4:49. we will see if things are just fine on the roads. sal, you've been watching the problem in the south bay. >> we do have the problem. we also have the slow traffic on the altamont pass. approaching the past. we had an earlier accident there, too. you can see for yourself, we do have slow traffic again from the tracy commute driving into the area. no major problems once you get to livermore. earlier accident southbound 101 and hillsdale. reporting that as well. this is 880 north and southbound in front of the coliseum. it is a nice-looking drive. we still have that ramp closed. again, it's because of standing water and flooding. there's something wrong with the water. this could be a bigger issue later. right now, it's not a big issue
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because it's still lightly traveled. that commute is backed up for about a 10 minute delay. at 4:50, let's bring steve in. >> thank you kindly, sir. good morning, everybody. let's take a trip to the sierra. morning, sneed -- steve. clear, 42 degrees at the moment. mother nature did give us a pretty good show. you can see those right there. that's going to continue today. go from tricky to take a look and head upwards and you will end up in zero bill. that will pick up again. boy, will it ever hiccuped tomorrow. upper-level low. it's going to drift across. low clouds, not as much drizzle. i think we maxed up -- doubt on that fog bank. another cool day. south wind might take in which would help some, not others. yesterday, a little bit of
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clearing. if they get a south wind at that usually socks them in. that's our low coming in which is pretty impressive for this time of year. onshore breeze remains in place. 50s on the temps. 53 lakeport. 53 half moon bay. redwood city castro valley. livermore 53. there's not much of a change here. looking cooler for woodside. pacifica at 50 degrees. 51 los altos hills. low clouds and high mid-level clouds. that low moves in. our best opportunity for rain will be tonight into tomorrow. there could be some drizzle so far. i'm not seeing that. maybe a little bit of that low inches closer. cloud, breezy, cool today. temperatures will below average here. thunderstorms pop up. possibility for some as well here. shower activity. scattered showers, not widespread rain. 60s, 70s on the temps.
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75, vacaville 73. for many including low 70s out toward eastern carter county -- -- custer county county. upper 60s, very low 70s. on the coast 50s, 60s on the peninsula. it's a pretty chilly pattern. it's going to change, and it will sunday into monday. >> kareem jackson said that her three-year-old son -- loves getting up early, watching us in the morning. >> that's early. >> good morning, troy. >> he has this thinking about steve paulson. >> interested in the weather. future meteorologist. >> thank you, pam. 4:52. it's one of the tallest skyscrapers in the country. now, you -- it has a very unique display. we have a look at that light show. my name is tony thurmond. education isn't the goal, - it's the gateway. hold the key... to every child's opportunity. we reject trump's attacks on our public schools. and invest in the teachers dreamers. modernize our curriculum and empower educators to teach beyond the test because creativity and critical thinking are as important as facts and figures. i'm tony thurmond the work starts now. state superintendent.
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4:55. the milwaukee police department released video of the controversial arrest of sterling brown, who was tased after he parked his car across two handicapped spaces. >> taser, taser, taser!
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>> what you're watching happened back in january. police report claims brown was aggressive when the police questioned him. brown was not criminally charged. that incident led to an internal affairs investigation. the officers involved are now being discipline. the milwaukee police department is apologizing. >> our compartment -- department conducted an investigation into the incident which revealed members acted inappropriately. criminal charges against mr. brown were not pursued. >> sterling brown, who is a rookie in the nba, says he plans to take legal action against the milwaukee police department. mark zuckerberg is in france for some important tech talks. french president emmanuel macron hosted a meeting to discuss tax and data protection. zuckerberg joined other tech leaders from microsoft, uber, and ibm. secretary of state
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john kerry also joined the conversation. it's addressing issues such as data privacy. earlier this week, zuckerberg faced the european can't -- parliament over facebook's involvement in the cambridge analytica breach. last night in san francisco, the bright light at the top of the new salesforce building were switched on again for the second night in a row. this time, the weather cooperated. those lights were flashing the words they one, celebrating the first night you could really, really see those lights. there are more than 11,000 brightly colored lights at the top of the building. they were hard to see during the grand opening tuesday night because of all the fog. last night, it worked. >> nice. we are coming up in our 5:00 hour. the nfl implementing those new rules regarding the national anthem before games. any moment, the league's new
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policy against kneeling and wife -- why one owner abstained on that vote. tour bus in north beach. john chiang's father came it'here with little money,on. but big dreams for a better future. now john has a chance to make history. a champion of the underdog, john took on wells fargo when it ripped off working families. and against the odds, he helped saved california from financial disaster during the great recession. ...leaving more to invest in progressive priorities like education, healthcare
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and affordable housing. john chiang. the proven, progressive leader we need for california's future. >> announcer: this is ktvu mornings on 2.
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>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this thursday morning, may 24. i'm pam cook rick >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about your for those thursday morning. we go right to steve paulson over here. >> well, it's been pretty cool for us . >> no rain, though, this morning. >> no drizzle so far. that could certainly change. but i don't see anything compared to what we had yesterday. we had about a 10th of an inch for some. measurable amounts everywhere. mostly cloudy skies. we have another very cool morning. all 50s on the temps. most reporting stations say cloudy. cool, 50s, 60s, low 70s in areas that should be in the low to mid 80s by now. not only low clouds but higher clouds. there is a system inching closer. thunderstorm activity dies down tonight. it will pick up again. and for sure, up towards northeast california and in tahoe in truckee, along the crest of the sierra.

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