tv KTVU Mornings Weekend Edition FOX November 18, 2018 7:00am-8:31am PST
. good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, november 18th. i am claudine wong. >> and i am frank somerville. we will have -- frank mallicoat. we will have the headlines in a moment. but first, we are talking about unhealthy air here in the bay area. >> yes. we are still scratching through that air, but things will get better in the coming week, rosemary says. more uncertainty for the victims of the paradise fire. we have rain coming soon that could make life even more difficult in the tent city set up for evacuees. >> we have a live report from a
camp at the chico walmart coming up next and what is next for those people. and a story of friendship that will warm your heard this sunday morning. >> yes. two teachers from venetia and friends, family and the gift of life. but first, let's head to rosemary orozco for a check of the forecast. i checked the forecast when i woke up and it was 152. that is still bad but it has been in the 200s, so we will take anything we can get. >> yes. the other day it was in the 300s, borderline hazardous. but, yes, we are beginning to see improvements. we are taking baby steps. giving you a look lear at the graduation where you can't see it this morning. in addition to smoke and haze around the bay area, we have fog in some areas this morning. that increases our relative humidity which is good news. we also have the on shore
breeze, just a light one. that is also good news. but when you mix fog and smoke, you get smog. that is bad news. i feel like we are doing a neff all the -- negative all the times these days. air quality is unhealth irfor incentive groups along the coast, like sonoma valley. and napa valley gets unhealthy and the santa clara valley is unhealthy. the east bay shore improved. the peninsula improved, san francisco and the coastline unhealthy for incentive groups. for sensitive groups. here is a look at the
visibility. san francisco reporting 2.5 miles. concord reporting a 5. our show director came from that area saying i think we have fog out there this morning. take a look where it is darker and gray. that is where we have visibility issues because of the fog along highway 101. petaluma toward the coastline, you may have patchy dense fog there this morning. winds are generally light and will remain generally light. the upper level flow isn't ready to switch other just yet. a couple more days before we see that and bigger improves coming our way. the red flag warnings for the paradise area where the fire is burning until 4:00 this afternoon. the northeast winds at times will continue to blow the smoke in our direction. the temperatures are very cold, even freezing for inland locations. afternoon highs and the rain coming our way, coming up. >> thank you, rosemary. as you said, it will be
another smoky day in the bay area. you can have a chance to get out of the smoke at the san francisco museum of modern art. it is open, and it has a permanent collection open to everyone. you don't need a ticket. it is free. . bay area officials say it is the type of pollution we are experiencing. >> it is particulate issues. they are so small, they bypass the air system and go straight to the bloodstream. >> officials say it could be tuesday night before we get any real relief and, again, we need that rain. >> we are heading in the right direction. there will be a candlelight vigil in chico to honor the
livess of those -- lives of those that were killed in the campfire. nearly 1,300 people are still unaccounted for and 10,000 homes have been destroyed. the fire has grown to 149,000- acres and it is now 55% contained. the senator kamela harris will tour the fire ravaged areas in butte county later today. well, people forced to evacuate their homes have been living in a parking lot in a chico walmart. we have more with sarah there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are out here in chico at this walmart parking lot. there are dozens of tents and a lot of people here. evacuees from the campfire. we know there is rain in the forecast. of coursers thanksgiving is just a couple of day -- of course, thanksgiving is just a couple of days away but it is also really cold out here.
it is very, very chilly. overnight the temperatures are very low. a couple of media outlets are reporting people temporarily staying at this makeshift tent city are being forced to leave, however we haven't confirmed that ourselves. the chico city manager denies there is a deadline for evacuees to leave walmart. the city manager says they want to come up with a better long term solution, especially without rain in the forecast. there are 46,000 people evacuated from the fire area and 1,000 sheltered. of the six official shelters open for campfire survivor, only two of them aren't at capacity for the cal fire. it is at 149-acres and 50% contained. the death toll is now at 76. there will be a candlelight vigil this afternoon in chico to honor the people that died. >> there will be tough days ahead for all of us.
there is absolutely know question we will get through this. we are rebuilding together because we are paradise and paradise strong >> reporter: the mayor of paradise that you heard from right there said the vigil goes from 4:00 to 7:00. it will give people a chance to reflect and mourn and also pray. it will be held at the first christian church of chico on east washington avenue. in chico this morning, sarah french, ktvu fox 2 news. president trump back home in washington this morning after seeing the devastation caused by the campfire. the president promised firefighters that help is on the way and called for better forest management to prevent the many wildfires in
california. the drier weather in years, officials say, is a great factor in the fires but that did not change president donald trump's view on climate change. >> no, no. we go through this every year. we need to do something about having safe parks. >> if we open up our minds and look at things, we will get more stuff done. >> after visiting the tour zone he visited the cal fire in chico and last week he declared a major declaration to fund areas that need help. and then the president headed to southern california where fire crews and other emergency workers from the woolsey and hill fire and privately met with families of the victims from the shooting in the thousand oaks bar fire, one day before the woolsey fire broke out. a teacher in need of a
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we are learning about a body found in the guadalupe river. the coroner's office does not have a positive i.d. on the victim and will not say yet if the person is male or female. we know the body was found yesterday afternoon two-and-a- half miles from levi stadium. generosity provided in a time of medical need. our next story is about two teachers from venetia and what happened after one found out they needed a kidney transplant. >> there are about 90,000 people waiting for a kidney transplant in the u.s. right
now. the average wait time is five years, and be it can even be as log as ten. but this life saving gift was closer than eli stamp realized. two couples that consider each other family, four people brought together, it seems, by faith. >> to give someone the gift of health and a long life is more important than anything. >> for good, for life. >> reporter: this story is one of love, friendship, sacrifice and the gift of life. it starts about three-and-a- half years ago with sarah and eli stamps. they were newlyweds with two children already at home and lots of plans for the future. it was july of 15. eli, a -- 2015. eli, a elementary school teacher with boundress energy wasn't feeling quite -- boundless energy, wasn't feeling quite right. >> i noticed i didn't have any energy. >> reporter: he ended up in the
er after suffering hallucinations. >> they ransom tests sean aid you are not leaving -- and said you are not leaving. i said what do you mean? they said your kidneys have stopped working. you are in need of a blood transfusion. i was about two hours away from cardiac arrest. >> reporter: in that moment life changed for eli and his family. doctors told him he was in end stage renal failure and his only option was a kidney transplant. >> i thought are we going to get out of here. am i going to go home with my husband but it with us touch and go for a few days. that was a slam in the face. it just got real. >> reporter: that meant changing federal reserve his diet to adding hours of dialysis to each day but he refused to let it of it slow him down.
-- changing everything from his diet to adding hours of dialysis each day, but he refused to let it slow him down. >> i was trying to figure things out at work. i met this guy. my wife said it with us a bromance that started from there. >> reporter: it is fair to say the two teachers hit it off immediately, so did their wives. very soon the couples became a foursome, even taking vacations together. >> they are educators through and through. they love their kids, give 100% to their kids at school and home. everything about them is the same person, really. it is kind of freaky. >> reporter: while all this was happening eli was quietly waiting. time passed. he took a job at a elementary school about a mile way, kept up his characteristic smile and silliness. every night he made dinner for sarah and the kids and every
night hooked himself up to the dialysis machine for eight hour, all while hoping the phone would ring, telling him a kidney was available. every month his wife, sarah, would post a plea on facebook. >> sign up to be eli's kidney dono >> we call it phase one testing. >> the official thought was there is no hesitation. we should do this. they are our friends. when we got there we looked at each other and said we realize if we are a match we are going through with this. >> reporter: when joe got a call back asking him to do three more days of testing the discussions got more intense. >> i was scared. what if he didn't wake up from surgery. i have two kids, this life, all of this going on, but ultimately it is about life. and i believe that eli and joe crossed paths for more than just friendship. they were chosen to be in each
other's lives forever. >> reporter: so, he did the testing. then he waited. then one day back in september when he was on a walk with a group of teachers after school, his phone ran >> they said yes, you are direct match. you are good to go. >> reporter: eli's call came a few days later. >> i was right in front of the school. even now i get teary eyed. it was this weight just -- i can really, it was real, it with us going to happen. >> reporter: surgery is scheduled for december. there is a little more wait that needs to be done. both continue to teach at two separate elementary schools. eli told his colleagues the news at a staff meeting. >> everybody just cheered and cried. we were overjoyed that one of our family members was going to be okay and the fact that another family member was the person that was going to give him his kidney.
it, um, gives you hope in human nature. it is a little miraculous if that they have only known each other a couple of years to and to find a match so perfect in the world and this person is within a mile of you and happens to be your friend, pretty miraculous. >> reporter: the miracle of it all is still setting in. >> i am so proud to be giving my kidney to him. it was a no-brainer for me. >> i was like wow, i met him for a reason. we became really close friends and i choose to make it better. >> reporter: two teachers, two friends, brought together in this small town, in a story that makes you believe somehow this was always meant to be. >> so, we have surgery scheduled for next month. they wanted to wait until winter break to do the transplant to minimize the
impact on the students. we posted a link to the national kidney rental industry so you can -- registry so you can learn more about live donations. >> otherwise it could have been how long? >> up to ten years. >> and he is on dialysis for eight hours. >> he is lucky he can even do it from home. a lot of people travel to dialysis centers. it changes everything. everyone is still hanging out and he is like i have to go. >> what a gift. >> it is amazing. >> nice story. stay right there. we have your forecast and much more coming up. we will be right back.
welcome back. we are looking at improved air quality, but we continue with the northeast flow at the upper levels. that means we are downwind of that fire for another day. giving you a look at the hazy sky, smoky conditions for some areas. air quality could worsen a bit as we get into the afternoon. we have the winds howling through the paradise area. a red flag warning, low
relative humidity humidity for them there and the winds are gusting to about 40 miles per hour. as we know, that smoke comes our way. hazy skies. we will be keel and mild again today. air quality advisories still all the way through tuesday. that hasn't changed with the air quality expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups to outright unhealthy for everybody. the rain will return. it does look promising as we get into the wednesday, hurst and friday timeframe. so far these are -- thursday and friday timeframe. so far these are a guesstimate of how much rain we will see by friday morning. an inch to two inches around the central day. an inch for the south bay. could see an inch-and-a-half to two inches for the north bay and the coastline and hills could pick up two-and-a-half inches for the santa cruz mountains and coastal hills. wednesday, thanksgiving day to friday we are looking at that coming our way. here is a look at the temperatures outside right now under the hazy skies.
the foggy conditions for some. in fact, we are tracking some patchy, dense fog along the sonoma valley floor this morning toward areas like petaluma and novato. temperatures below freezing in santa rosa. 28 for you there. 32 in napa, mid 30s in livermore and around the bay where they are eseeing upper 40s to -- they are seeing upper 40s to 50. take a look at the afternoon highs today. we are not what we will see. these didn't upgrade. we will have widespread 60s in the forecast today. not much change when it comes to the temperatures. let's take a look at the extended forecast. that wasn't updated, either. that goes all the way back to thanksgiving. all right, let's look at the little banner on the right hand
corner. 2019 says fox. we have updated our banners. last night mark was updated some graphics, that is why we are seeing these a little different this morning. there we go. as you get into the thanksgiving holiday the rain will be with us. it looks like a good amount, too. we are looking forward to that. of course, on the flip side, now we are thinking about the folks that are without homes and what they will had doing in the paradise area. >> a lot to think about. thank you, rosemary. going above and beyond the call of duty. >> the heat advisoryic efforts by one nurse -- the heroic efforts by one nurse at the flames from the butte county fire crept closer to the hospital.
. two turkeys raised at a farm in south dakota will be joining the turkey party at the white house with president trump. one of the two turkeys will be selected to appear with president trump at a rose garden ceremony on tuesday, which he officially will grant a thanksgiving pardon to. well, more people say they are planning to cook a small turkey this thanksgiving. instead of serving the huge 20- pound bird, the turkeys in the six pound range are becoming more common. millennials seem to be driving the trend as a way to save money and cut down on food waste. and thanksgiving gatherings are smaller these days. >> millennials make lesson money than their parents. they -- less money than their parents. they can't afford the big turkeys anymore. >> it would be too much.
>> the small turkey is really about the size of our families, the changing in traditions. >> what about all the leftovers though. >> yes, turkey everything! >> according to the survey 50% of households had just one or two people, so a 20-pound turkey could be a lot, compared to 40% in the 1960s. families are getting smaller. >> and so are the gatherings. all right, stay right there. >> a special story for lgbtq couples making their way to the u.s. to seek political asylum. and local leaders are speaking all as people from this tent city evacuating the campfire have to leave. we will have that information coming up. and you find a deal on cookware that makes you say. you know when you're at ross yes!
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welcome back. we are taking your questions on this sunday morning. songs about rain, and sunshine and -- >> clear skies! >> all that good stuff! tim mcgraw here on this sunday. >> bring the rain. >> hey, if it brings the rain and clears up what we are looking at, i will listen to this song any day. >> look at that! it is getting better, though. happy sunday though. good to have you with us. i am frank mallicoat. >> and i am claudine wong. rosemary orozco, we keep bugging you. this weather is effecting so many people. it is hard to be patient. >> yes. earlier in the week we kept
saying there is no change in sight, there is no change in sight. but now we are beginning to see a little bit of change, but, wow, it is slow coming! we will remain this way for the next few days before the rain gets here and really makes things better. right now we have unhealthy air for sensitive groups which is an improvement from the north bay coastline to the sonoma valley. the coastline, ocean beach, pacifica to san francisco, along the peninsula, we have improved air this morning. the east bay shore seeing improved air this morning. we showed you that view of oakland where you could barely see anything. unhealthy for the inner east north bay areas like the napa valley, down to the santa clara valley. we are not expecting any improvement today. we have the smoke still drifting our way with the winds flowing strong other the areas of the paradise area where the fires are burning. here is a look at the visibility at this hour.
san francisco reporting 2-1/2 miles. we have been watching san francisco due to the haze, smoke and low visibility. there is the shade of darker gray from the coast library inland to petaluma, novato, maybe san rafael. we have patchy dense fog there this morning. also the fog and smoke together make smog and that is not good. calm conditions over sfo. hayward with an east breeze at 5. livermore northeast at 3 and the upper level flow continues from the northeast, as well. the air quality today will be poor. the red flag warning for the paradise area doesn't expire until 4:00. again, the winds will be pumping more bad air in our direction. i will have a look at when we expect that rain and the temperature this is morning, below freezing for some of our inland communities. more on this coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you, rosemary. thank you. the bad air quality has a lot of people looking for ways to stay indoors and several san francisco museums are offering
great options. the san francisco museum of modern art opening its permanent collection on the second floor of the museum. it is free to the public. the museum officials say it is not just about breathing clean air, but also to give people something to focus on besides all the destructiveness in butte county. and the museum of african die as practice and the asian art museum are apples opening their doors to anyone that -- are opening their doors to anyone that want to come and visit. well, it is tough going out there, sarah. how is it going there at the campfire tent city? >> reporter: yes. the smoke is not good here as it is all across northern
california. a lot of people are dealing with the bad air quality and they are also dealing with the cold. it is really cold with temperatures in the 30s in chico. people are sleeping in tents. take a look behind me. we kind of moved positions across the street where you can get a better vantage point and see how many tents are in this make-shift tent city. there are media outlets reporting people who are temporarily staying in this tent city at the walmart parking lot in chico are being forced to leave. we haven't confirmed that ourselves. according to krcr news the city manager denies there is a deadline or demand from the city for evacuees to leave walmart. the city manager, however, says they want to come up with a better long term solution, especially with rain in the forecast. there are still 46,000 people evacuated from the fire area and nearly 1,000 shelters. of the six official shelters open for campfire survivors, only two of them aren't at capacity for the cal fire. as for the fire, it is now
149,500-acres and 60% contained. the butte county sheriff says as of saturday night the death toll is 76. more than 12,000 structures were destroyed. the majority were homes. survivors say they won't back down. >> we are counting on paradise to remain strong and resilient. we are in the midst of the worst disaster the town has ever experienced. our resilience, strength and down right wi >> reporter: there is a candlelight vigil scheduled today from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. here in chico at the first christian church of chico in east washington avenue. the mayor of paradise say that is the where people can get together, pray and mourn for those that have lost their lives and homes in. chico this morning, ktvu fox 2 news news
reporter emily mayer has this story of bravery and survival now. >> reporter: yes. you can see signs of destruction all over paradise. for the people that live and work here, the day 2 campfire started is day many of them will never forget and some are getting a permanent reminder of how strong this community has becom >> something to remember the day by and to remind myself to live everyday like it could be my last. >> all i can do is try to help out by doing things to help out the community. >> reporter: the simple black line has a simple meaning. >> the state says that is a day i start loving as a different person. i won't take anything for granted after november 8. >> reporter: this nurse made her way to sumner river hospital. >> it was friday.
then i would have a few days off. >> reporter: but not long into her shift black smoke started getting closer to the hospital. >> i picked up the phone and it said prepare your patients for evacuation. >> reporter: flames from the campfire were getting close as nurses and doctors rushed to get their patients out safely. >> by the time we had the ambulance moving i could see the flames all around me. it with us not just smoke but flames all around you. >> reporter: the flames were so intense the ambulance leading the way caught fire. they made the call to stop at a house a mile from the hospital. it hadn't caught fire -- yet. ferguson and other fronds fronds first responders moved the patients into the garage. >> i was like we will be fin >> reporter: ferguson and other thursdays took instructions from firefighters, grabbing shovels and rakes, trying to keep flames as far away from the house as possible. in that moment her patients were the most important thing. >> that became my focus. if you are going to die, you are going to die being a nurse
and do your best. if you have a chance at living this is your chance. >> reporter: eventually they made their way back to the hospital before safely evacuating to chico. >> the most terrifying and, i don't know, miraculous day of my life. >> reporter: the simple black line hold as story ferguson will never forget. >> this tattoo is next to my arm stethoscope. i feel like it ties together what happened that day and what i am supposed to do. >> reporter: in chico, ktvu fox 2 news. >> one of our crews was heading out of paradise on highway 70 and an animal rescue created a temporary roadblock. this is video of a dog that apparently had run from a burned out neighborhood. they say he had been running more than a week. there he is. sadly right when the crews were about to get the pup in the trailer he ran away. no word if they ended up catching the dog. >> poor thing. he must have been so scared.
we hope they find him soon if they weren't able to grab him. well, investigators are investigating a four alarm fire in a vallejo apartment unit. it was in the 400 block of georgia street in the downtown area. fortunately no injuries were reported and though two units were completely burned. and mckayla garrett, a girl kidnapped 30 years ago on this day, 9 years old when she was abducted on invest 19, 198 -- november 19, 1988. her disappearance remain as mystery. there was never an arrest and never been found. today also marks 40 years since the jones town massacre. a ceremony to remember the victims was supposed to be held
this afternoon in san francisco but it has been canceled due to poor air quality. cult leader jim jones orchestrated the mass suicide of more than 900 people, many of them children. they drank fruit punch laced with cyanide. jones ordered followers to shoot and kill the representative lee orion who led an investigation of the cold. and jackie speier, now a congresswoman, was shot several times that day but survived. jones later shot and killed himself. we will talk to jackie spear later on morning -- speier later on mornings on two. tomorrow the pleasant hill city council will look at six plants allowed indoor if you are looking for a
little relief from all the smoky air, we may have just the thing. >> places in san francisco that are offering some relief at 8:00. and in a surprise act of kindness, the touching gift for one volleyball team that lost everything in the flames of the campfire. more on that when we come back. [ phone rings ] what?!
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well, welcome back. thank you for joining us on this smoky, hazy, foggy morning. i will have a look at what you can expect weather-wise in just a little bit. >> thank you, rosemary. we have an update on a body found near lee century stadium. it was found -- levi's stadium. it was found in the 800 block, two-and-a-half miles from the stadium. we are looking at if this case is connected to the 49er fan that disappeared after the game at levi's stadium. a group of lgbtq migrant couples tied the knot in
mexico. they held the wedding yesterday in tijuana. they are seeking political asylum, saying they face persecution in their home of central america because of their actual orientation. police arrested people in three separate demonstrations last night. the groups held rallies after the city council nearly rejected a plan to allow the mayor to restrict when and where the protests could be held after several violent faceoffs between the far right patriots prayer and the left wing antifa. both groups held presentations last night. there was also a group called him too, that stems itself after false rape accusations. and in florida each county has until noon eastern time to complete their recounts. a little more than an hour from now. analysts don't expect any of the close races to change, though. the race for governor democrat andrew gillum conceded yesterday to ron desantis and
incumbent senator bill nelson trailing rick scott, the former governor, by 12,000 votes. the candidate may pick up a few hundred votes in a recount but not thousands. and georgia's governor elect says he is ready to move forward. brian kemp crammed stacey abrams in a hard fought campaign. though abrams gave up her bid she accused kemp of gross mismanagement. he was previously secretary of state and in charge of the election process, a position many people viewed as a conflict of interest. abrams said she will pursue a federal lawsuit challenging the way georgia handles its elections. kemp didn't address the controversy yesterday instead said he wants to focus on leading the state. look, we have laws on the books that prevent elections from being stolen to anyone.
this election we had record turnout again. we are very proud of that. i received the most votes of anybody that has ever run for governor in the state of georgia and i am proud of tha >> georgia isn't had a dabbing -- georgia hasn't had a democrat for governor since 2003. michelle obama's bay area appearance is a sellout. we checked the ticketmaster website and there are no more tickets available. michelle obama is on a 12 city promotional tour. this morning she appeared in washington with the former white house senior advisor valerie jarret >> the thing that i want to share with people, i shared in the book that i want to say about my parents is that they valued our voices from an early ag >> 725,000 books were sold in the first day, making it one of the biggest debuts. she is scheduled to appear at the s.a.t. center on december 14.
an incredible act of kindness turns into an unforgettable moment during the championship volleyball game. the pair christ volleyball team was supposed to play against forest lake christian last friday but the group lost everything in the camp fire, including their uniforms. the girls drove two hours to auburn and when they arrived they found the surprise of a lifetime, brand new jerseys, shorts, knee pads and socks waiting for them there. the lady falcons and coaches had collected donations from the community. >> we have been overwhelmed by donations. we have had families and students organize clothes, shoes and toiletries. we have a huge room that we could come and grab whatever you would like and need to make life a little more manageable. >> this is one of the most amazing things i never thought would happen. your community is awesome.
we will be forever grateful. >> that is not all. along with the new uniforms and gear, the players received truckloads of donated items and more than 16,000-dollars if cash and gift cards. they were also treated to a potluck dinner and the forest lake county community managed to make all of it happen in less than 24 hours. >> the kindness of people around us is always so good to see. it is 7:50. let's go to rosemary orozco trying to give us relief from this unhealthy air we keep breathing in. >> yes. it is coming ever so slowly. the air quality is better for some this morning. we won't see mainly improvements moving forward. in fact, it could get worse for some due to the smoke that continues to drift our way. giving you a look, in addition to the haze and smoky skies, we now have fog with us. the on shore breeze and relative humidity is back up
and we are looking at fog along the coastline, inside the day, over portions of the north bay patchy fog. when fog mixes with the smoke it creates smog. that just adds to the unhealthy air quality. hazy skies, cool to mild today. air quality advisories will go through tuesday when we are expecting to see bigger changes come our way that. is when the rain is expected to finally work its way into the bay area. here is a look at the future- cast model. we will get through the weekend. we are on the back end here where it will be dry and remain dry. so, for the next couple of days we have multilevel winds. some are on shore. some are off shore. we are not seeing a lot of change. by tuesday and into wednesday when these storms move through, winds at every level will shift and we will get the cool, pacific clean air coming our way in addition to the rain. here is a look at wednesday. a wet day, yes. here is a look at thursday.
we may get a bit of a break. scattered showers on thursday with another system pulling in on friday. wednesday, thursday and friday look to be soggy. when it comes to rainfall amounts, anywhere from an inch to two inches is what we are seeing at least right now. that is what the models are predicting. two-and-a-half or so perhaps for the santa cruz mountains as well as the hills. so, we are looking forward to those day, still a few days out. this morning another cold start, below freezing in the north bay. santa rosa a tad cooler than yesterday and 28 degrees right now. 32 in napa, 36 in novato. mid 30s in livermore, upper 30s in concord. closer to the bay a cool one. upper 40s to low 50s. 50 degrees in san francisco right now. here is a look at the afternoon highs expected today. widespread low to mid 60s around the region, a few upper 60s out there, 67 in livermore and 67 in the south bay of morgan hill.
here is a view of the extended forecast as we get closer to turkey day. temperatures won't change much. don't have to really worry about the numbers there getting into that rain, however, tuesday night to wednesday. then we will be a bit soggy and we will definitely see that help the air quality and fire fight. the folks we worry about are the ones that will need help. >> yes. living outside. a think a lot of plans are hopefully made for those folks. >> a pretty good soaker, too. >> 3 inches over the two-day period. >> ye we will be right back. we are going to talk about this team's worries when they played in dallas. we will be right back. ♪
chance to win the you are cardinals. the raiders have a battle for next year's number one draft pick, you might say. the raiders have lost five in a row and they are five point underdogs. by the way, the cardinal's two wins were over the two-win 49er here is our ktvu programming schedule... ing schedule... now, while the camp fire smoke forced a stanford cal big game to be postponed for a couple of week, san jose state went ahead with their game against nevada. the wolfpack outgained the spartans 463-yards to 200 and a
failed 4th down play kept the game very night. san jose state now 1-10. they will finish the year next week against fresno state. a long way for the doves, right? the blow up with k.d. and draymond seems to have soured the team a bit. a stone cold 4th quarter. 112-109 for the mav's, fir first win over golden state in -- their first win over golding state in nearly three years. the slam there and the curtain cal on a tough lay-in. the mav's were hanging in with this one. dennis smith junior here, a perfect dish, smith up and in. crunch time. 10 seconds to go. doves are down by 3. steph
was out and the doves were hurt. they lose it by 3. by 12-5 they still have the best record in the west. they will visit the spurs later today. and we are now hear from steph curry about the confrontation last week between draymond green and kevin durrant. curry is sidelines with a groin issue. steph says he is proud of how the steam has handled this delicate situation. >> at the end of the day nothing should distract us from what our goal is. i think we will continue to get to a place where we can continue to move forward. i am extremely proud of the way we handled this last week. we really flowe >> green missed last night's game with a coinjury. curry, by the -- with a toe injury. curry will be reevaluated in another week to see when he can return. coming up, searching for a little reprieve from all this
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♪california dreaming on such a winter's day♪ all right. california dreaming, hoping for california sunshine and rain in the next week. give us something to be thankful for as we continue to fight bad air quality here in the bay are >> yes. it has been a struggle. >> a rough little road. >> every morning waking up saying please, let's get rid of this. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, november 18th. i am claudine wong. >> yes. good to have you with us. i am frank mallicoat. more on that weather in a moment, but it is all about the air right now and that air quality. we will suffer again today as
this doned the worst place in the planet yesterday in terms of the air we breathe. >> but there is some relief in sight and rain, too. rosemary has it all coming up. plus, firefighters are making progress on the camp fire, so that is good news but many are finding it difficulties to get shelter. >> yes. many in tents in chico are being told they may have to move out because the rain is coming in. more from sarah shortly and president donald trump's visit to butte county, but first, the latest on our air and when that rain will come tumbling down. yes. we are looking at the air quality a bit improve this had morning but that will change into the afternoon. more smoke coming our way -- improved this morning. but that will change into the afternoon. more smoke coming our way. and the air quality warns won't expire until 4:00 when the smoke should let up a bit.
in addition to the smoke and haze out there this morning the fog is back. relative humidity is up and we have the dark shades of gray there indicating patchy, dense fog from the coastline through along highway 1, 101, stretches over to 12 there around american canyon. petaluma. novato, the san rafael bridge, looks widespread. take it easy if you have an early morning drive. the winds are light and calm over the north bay. oakland reporting an east breeze at 5. concord at 3. into the afternoon today a red flag warning for parts of the sierra foothills including with the fire is burping in paradise where the wind gusts are 25 to 35 miles per hour and the wind
will continue to blow in our direction which is going to continue to send us smoke our way. hazy skies, cool to mild today. air quality advisories go until tuesday. rain returning by wednesday. i will have a look at the temperatures this morning, a very cold start for some, and what you can expect for the afternoon and more on the rain coming up. >> sounds good. as rosemary mentioned it will be another smoky day around the bay area. and several museums in san francisco are giving people a chance to get out of the smoke, come inside. they are offering you a bit of o respite and a chance to think about and see something brand new. the san francisco museum of modern art is opening its permanent collection to everyone. you don't need a ticket. the asian art museum and the museum of african diaspora are also offering free admission today. the bay area air quality officials say the type of inclusion is the problem. -- type of pollution is the
problem. >> the particles are so small, microscopic, smaller than a human hair and bypass our lungs natural defense system and get into our bloodstream. >> the air quality management district says it has called another spare the air alert for today and tomorrow. officials say it could be tuesday night before we get any real relief. that is only because the rain is comin well, firefighters in beauty cancy could get help from the weather this week with possible rain in the forecast. the camp fires burned more than 149,000-acres and it is now 60% contained. and the rain is adding to the uncertainty for evacuees living in a walmart parking lot in chico. sarah is live there. you have your mask on. they are dealing with the air quality, they have lost so much and now the rain is good for the rest of us but one more thing to add for them. >> reporter: that is true.
and of course we need the rain because there is so much dry vegetation and fuel across this area but what does the rain mean for the people living here in this makeshift tent city in chico. one person said he is really scared about the rain. he doesn't know what he will do. at that point he was staying in his car. all the people in this walmart parking lot staying in tents. so, definitely a big concern. another big concern is how cold it is. it is only highs in the 30s right now in chico as people start to wake up this morning. multiple media outlets are reporting people temporarily staying here are being forced to leave. however we haven't confirmed that ourselves. according to krcr news the city manager in chico deny there is the deadline or demand for evacuees to leave walmart. the city manager says they want to, instead, come up with a better long term solution, especially with rain in the forecast. cal fire reports there are
still 46,000 people evacuated from the fire area and nearly 1,000 smelterred. of the six official health -- 1,000 sheltered. of the six official shelters, one is from the cal fire. as of saturday night the death toll is sadly 76. more than 12,000 structures were destroyed, the majority homes, but survivors won't back down. >> together we will survivement we are going to rise and we will recover. but we have lost part of our family. and that is why we are inviting you to join us for a community- wide open house this sunday afternoon to honor the lives we los >> reporter: that vigil will be tonight from 4:00 to 7:00. it is at the first christian church of chico. people can go there. you can bring momentos. you can pray. i mean, really anything to make the people of this area feel more together and to be
together in this difficult time. in chico this morning, ktvu fox 2 news. . search-and-rescue task forces from menlo park traveled to the fire zone in butte county. the special task force made the trip yesterday. the unit is made up of 45 people that help with everything from operating heavy equipment to finding human remains. >> it is a grim task but it is necessary. it really does help families out, because it allows them to know what happened. it is difficult. somebody has to do it. that is kind of what we do. >> the crew says it will help with whatever services are needed. the u.s. senator pamela harris will visit fire damaged areas in butte county today. she is expected to be joins by firefighters, emergency management, administrators and fire survivors. harris is also scheduled to be briefed on the current response efforts and ongoing concerns about the fire season.
and president trump is back home in washington this morning after seeing the devastation caused by the camp fire yesterday. he was joined by governor jerry brown and gavin newsom and the mayor of paradise yesterday. the president promised help is on the way and called for better forest management to prevent destructive wildfires. here in california governor brown says years of drought and warming temperatures are to blame for the fires but the president says seeing the destruction of paradise has not changed his opinion about climate change. >> no. no. i have a strong opinion. i want great climate. we will have that and forests that are very safe, because we can't go through this every year. we will have safe forests and that is happening as we spea >> a lot of the things, if we open our minds and look at things we will get more stuff
done. >> after that the president visited the fire operation center in chico. he declared a major disaster declaration to the state last week to send funding to the areas that need help. and then the president headed south to southern california where the hill fire is fully contained. the woolsey fire between malibu and thousand oaks is 88% don attained. a few minutes -- contained. a few minutes ago it was announced the fire has sub seeded enough to allow a thousand people back into their homes in the evacuation areas. the president met firefighters from the woolsey and camp fires. >> what you have done is incredible. they really held it back. this could have been far worse. i don't know if you know, but they are still putting out this fire. this fire in another sectio >> after the president left the fire area, he headed to a private meeting with some of the survivors and families,
and victims from the shooting at thousand oaks, one day after the shooting left 12 people dead, the woolsey fire started near thousand oaks. uc berkeley police are reporting a woman was robbed near student housing. she was walking up to her housing on warren street when she was approached by two women. one hit her over the head and took her cell phone out of her pants pocket. the woman drove off in an older toyota minivan. if you know anything call uc berkeley campus police. a vigil will be held this even to remember mckayla garrett, kidnapped 30 years ago in hayward. she was 9 years old when she was abducted november 19, 1988. the rainbow market store is now renamed. she has never been found and no arrests have been made in the case. the remembrance ceremony is set to go at 5:30 tonight at the
new hope fellowship christian church on hospital gmory street in hayward. and it is today that 40 years ago the jonestown massacre occurred. a vigil there has been canceled. jones orchestrated the mass suicide of more than 900 people, many chirp, drinking fruit punch laced be cyanide and ordered followers to shoot and kill the bay area representative lee o'line who was investigating the cult. his congressal aid is jakey speier, now a congresswoman, shot several times that day but survived. jones later shot and killed himself. we will talk to the congressman jackie speierer about jonestown later on "mornings on 2". the live interview is set for 9:30 on ktvu-plus. tomorrow the pleasant hill city council will consider
is another day we have seen that scene before. all right, the camp fire may have destroyed homes and lives but it has not effected the human compassion. 150-miles south of the devastation at a car dealership people parked their cars and put their trail tore good use. here is more -- trailer to good use. more on this staff's deep connection to the fire zone. >> reporter: a different kind of display in this car showroom sets the stage for patty lewis and friends busy packing much needed donations for thousands in butte county. she is still trying to comprehend the images of destruction and loss of life. >> it breaks my heart. it breaks my heart. so many people lost their homes and lives. everything has been uprooted. the community has been destroyed. >> reporter: for over 30 years usa hot cars has been a fixture in san ramon, providing high
end muscle cars to high end clients. volunteers have been busy all week using their muscle to load this 28-foot trailer not with cars but much needed donations. >> it is a little different load we have going on. it is all right, pull the car in and off we go. it is nice to use the trailer for more than loading a car up and taking it somewhere. we are helping the people that need it and that is what is important. >> word spread quickly that usa hot cars was helping fire victims and donations flooded in from the community. some boxes packed here came with a personal. ♪ >> all of us here know you have been through so much. we want you to know we are here for you. >> reporter: kate lewis says this will be a pick-me-up for some in a broken community. >> i think hair care and beauty is a big part of someone's self confidence and losing everything knocks you down a peg, so we are doing what we can to help people rebuild their lives. >> reporter: from pet food to
diapers, it was all packed neatly to help fire victims feel a sense of normal. >> we have our two drop-off locations. we have the animal shelter on the other end of town. we set that up so we can put things right into the side of trailer, pull that stuff out and then we a off to the orville hope center were for lewis and the volunteers, this charity drive is deeply personal. >> my sister heidi lost her home in paradise and my niece lost her home. she had a narrow escape. it has effected our whole family. >> reporter: with the trailer fully loaded, cameron hopes to make a return trip again some time next month. >> it brings us full circle. it is not just help in that community but my second community i consider just as much my home. >> reporter: rob malcolm, ktvu fox 2 new >> a lot of goodness on its way up to paradise. good stuff. hopefully we can get this
air quality cleared, too, right? >> yes. it will take a few more days. we saw is on shore breeze return yesterday and now we are dealing with a little fog, which we were hoping would not happen but it has. we have fog, smoke and smog out there this afternoon. not much improvement expected today. the winds are picking up from areas over the fire, continuing to send smoke our direction. we could see air quality actually worsen a little bit for today. rain begins, it looks like tuesday night to wednesday. let's talk about that. that will be our true clean- out, the rain, of course, what we desperately need at this point. there is a look at wednesday morning. we wake up. most of the state will see some of this rainfall. and as we get into thursday now we are into thanksgiving day. it looks like scattered showers. we are not done. friday, here is another round coming our way. as far as rainfall amounts,
anywhere from an inch or so to two inches. our hills and coastline, maybe 2-1/2 inches or so. this will really move our air quality. it will help with the fire fight as well. our concern, though, is for the folks that lost their homes and don't really have a place to be right now. here is a look at the temperatures this morning. it is a very cold start. temperatures are below freezing in areas over santa rosa this morning. 1 degree above freezing in napa. 37 in novato. we are dealing with patchy, dense fog over portions of the north bay from the coast to the sonoma valley area. 36 for the inland area of livermore. 40s and 50s in and around san francisco, oakland 49 degrees at sfo. the afternoon highs today low 60s in san francisco. mid 60s around the bay. areas like free month today upper 60s. 67 in livermore. 67 in morgan hill. there a look at the extended forecast.
temperatures aren't going to change a whole lot. at this point our focus is on air quality and getting some cleaner air in here which will be sort of a give or take over the next few days until we can get the rain and on shore breeze to come through and help us out. >> we will wait for it with bated breat >> yes. when it gets here it will be such a relief to see. thank you, rosemary. >> sure. coming up on ktvu-plus, we will talk about making turkeys, because on thanksgiving that can be a very daunting task. >> it can, but we will try to make it easy for you. we have tips and tricks to save yourself a big headache on the holiday. how to prepare that big bird, coming up. plus, couples in the migrant caravan traveling to the u.s. take time for a special ceremony. more symbolism and why the couples say they are seeking political asylum, coming up.
police in portland, oregon, arrested 60 people in flee separate demonstrations last night. the groups held rallies after the city council narrowly rejected a plan to allow the mayor to restrict when and where the protests could be cold. the mayor proposed the ordinance after the patriots prayer group on the far right and left wing anti-fascist group that called themselves antifa held demonstrations last night. the other protest was against a group called hashtag #himtoo, defending rape allegations. tions.
and in the florida senate race... and georgia's governor re- elect said he is ready to move forward. republican brian kemp congratulating his democratic challenger stacey abrams on a hard fought campaign. in a news conference abrams gave up her bid on friday, accusing him of gross mismanagement and overseeing the election. kemp was previously georgia's secretary of state, and had been in charge of the election process, a position that many viewed as a conflict of interest. abrams says she will still pursue a federal lawsuit challenging the way georgia handles its elections. kemp didn't address that controversy, instead saying he wants to focus on leading the state. >> look, we have laws on the
books that prevent elections from being stolen from anyone. you know, this election we had record turnout, again. very proud of that. i received the most votes of anybody that has ever run for governor in the state of georgia, and i am proud of tha >> georgia has not had a democratic governor since 200 well, michelle obama's up coming bay area appearance is a sellout. the former first lady is promoting her new book titled "becoming." you can check out the website. we did, too, and there are no more tickets available. she is in a 12 city promotional tour. this weekend she was in washington. >> the thing i want to share with people that i shared in the book, the thing about my parents, they valued our
voices at a very early age. >> the book sold 750,000 copies on its first day of release, making it one of the biggest book debuts in history. y. all right. let's talk about our air quality. we are still seeing very poor air qualities bringing us plenty of smoke and haze. we are expecting rain this week, so thankfully that will give us a little releaf, so, no -- relief. it will bring us what we have been waiting for so hold on. more on weather next. all right.