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available for all donations made before the end of the year. you can go to ktvu.com and look at the web links for a link to the save the redwoods fund for that project. more problems for the shipyard of element and why suspected homeowners may find it difficult to finance the purchase of a new home there. and early-morning house fire has killed one person and critically injured another. fire crews say the fire was so intense and unpredictable that it injured even one of their own. from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on 2. good morning. it's monday, december 24. christmas eve . i'm allie rasmus. >> and i'm dave clark. rosemary is you're talking about were going to see.
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>> the last couple systems have been fairly weak. we could see a half inch, three quarters of an inch, out of the sexism but that means if you're going to do that last minute shopping or out and about today, you will need your rain gear. giving you a look at a dark start. we have a lot of cloud cover in place at this point. perhaps the few light showers getting the fall, and a little bit of out to join us as well. temperatures in the upper 40s to mid-50s. or mid 40s to mid-50s. livermore 45. as we take a look at sfo, about 52 and everyone else in the 40s and 50s as well. we do have a bald in santa rosa. 2.5 miles visibility recorded. and along the coastline even though we don't have a reading, writing here, that there are shade of gray, indicates that we could have patchy dense fog. all the smaller communities have the fog this morning. so take it easy if you have an early morning drive. a little patchy fog. the storm is well to the north of us but it will be rolling to the bay area as we get into the next few hours and that it was
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sick throughout the entire day. we've got the scattered showers that will develop by about noon time more widespread and then will continue into the evening hours. if you're going to the raiders game tonight, is going to bed, it's going to be breezy, we have winds picking up the 20, perhaps 40 miles per hour along the coast. and for the sierra we have a winter travel advisory. if you are headed up that direction. afternoon highs today in the upper 50s for most. breezy, showery, i will have better details on the timing of the system and what you can expect for the rest of the days ahead coming up. new this morning, one person is died after an early morning fire in san francisco's presidio heights. two other people were hurt including a firefighter. it happened at a home on clay street. atv use leigh martinez have the latest on the investigation. fire crews believe that the fire started on the second floor where the main living quarters are. and then about that where the bedrooms were. fire pit one person has died and we are told that fire crews are incredibly distraught this morning. the fire broke out at 12:51 am.
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fire crews were on scene quickly at the clay street home and escalated the call to a second alarm as flames and heavy smoke are visible from the outside. the fire appears was started on the second floor with the living room and kitchen and fire crews new people were inside and try to rescue them. but when they broke down the door and gained entry, fire rolled on top of the firefighters injuring one. >> when we arrived the whole second floor was fully engulfed. the bedrooms are about that. so, when the phone calls were made we knew that there were people in their bedroom. because of the volume of fire and trying to get to them, rescues were attempted but again, we have two victims. one critically injured and one deceased. >> the second victim recut burns and has not been identified as fire crews attempt to contact family
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members. as for the firefighter who was injured he was taken to the hospital. we were told that he was released early this morning and the fire is still under investigation. they do believe it started on the second floor however they do not know the cause. in san francisco, leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2 news. new developments from san francisco about a deadly overnight shooting. police say shots fired alerted them to evans avenue near the bayview when the police arrived they found the man and a crashed car who had been shot. he died at the scene. there is no word yet about a motive or a possible suspect. if you have any information call san francisco police. state regulators are looking at potentially breaking up pg&e following deadly wildfires in the san bruno pipeline explosion several years ago. the state public utilities commission says it is looking at many different ideas including replacing the board of directors and turning the investor owned company into a public utility. the commission will take public comment on the proposals
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through january 30. pg&e says it is open to a range of solutions in order to make the energy grid saver. is expected to be harder now for people who want to buy a new home builder the former hunters point naval shipyard in san francisco. three major banks will not offer mortgages for property there. the san francisco cisco chronicle reports that wells fargo, city, and chase will not finance loans because they are concerned about the safety of the land where the developer is already building 450 homes. but they plan to bill thousand more in that area. in the area backs up to hundreds of acres contaminated by radioactive material used by the navy during the cold war. it could be several more hours before firefighters can recover the body of a driver who veered off highway 1 in sonoma county. the fire chief says crews were called to salmon creek beach by some people who reported a pickup truck had flipped over and was on fire.
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this video was sent in and photos of the crash and they were able to climb down the 40 foot cliff and put out the flames. they discovered the body of a man inside the truck but because of the king tides, the rain the wing, they have not been able to remove the victim's body. the time is now 7:05 am. a partial government shutdown is affected to stretch into 2019 as republican leaders say democrats want to block president trump keeping his promise to build a wall along the southern border. ktvu's jillian turner has a latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning. capitol hill has been buzzing all weekend long despite this partial government shutdown the president tweeting late last night from the white house. the most important way to stop gangs, drugs, human trafficking, and massive crime is at our southern border. we need border security and as everyone knows you can't have border security without a wall. the drones attack elegy are just bells and whistles. safety for america. now, we know from people meeting with vice president mike pence saturday that the president made a counteroffer between $1.3 billion and that's
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the number democrats consider earlier and $5 billion. that's the white house's number. sources did not get specific with fox news yesterday and they say the white house lowered their demands to $2.1 billion for the wall plus $400 million for other security measures. schumer's office rejecting that proposal and issuing a statement . the vice president came in for discussion and made an offer. unfortunately we are still very far apart. democrats insisting that they are not for open borders. >> democrats support, we appropriated the last year $1.8 billion for border security. democrats support that. >> reporter: democrats they believe nancy pelosi is calling the shots and say there is little incentive for her to get a resolution before she takes her seat as a new speaker of the house in january. so the outlook remaining grim for the federal government.
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>> i don't think things will move very quickly for the next couple days. it's possible that the shutdown will go beyond the 28th and into the new congress. >> reporter: so congress returns thursday but there is increasing skepticism that they will actually make much headway on this issue. most folks here in washington believe that the likelier scenario is the shutdown continue a new 20 year and the new congress. dave. happening now, the city of san jose and santa clara county are offering more warming centers for people who live on the streets. officials are opening centers and offering more beds than usual at the shelters than they do anything time as they do when the temperature drops to 40 degrees. they say even if the temperature warms up they will keep the centers open and have the extra beds available tomorrow for christmas.
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also happening later today, the homeless in east making a hot meal at the bay area rescue mission in richmond. the doors open at 8:00 this morning and will stay open until about a clock tonight. tomorrow the rescue mission plan to serve more than 10,000 christmas dinners complete with ham, turkey, several types of vegetables, and a selection of pies. 7:08 am. happening now there are plenty of last-minute shoppers probably you at organizers of a special toy program in san francisco hope to get a lot a lot of last-minute donations. it is a all day tour drive. you can drop off toys, books, and bikes at lefty o'toole's in san francisco. it is at a new location this year. 145 jefferson street at fisherman's wharf. they are out there taking in gifts. i saw willie brown wearing a santa hat. the event continues until about 10:00 tonight. tonight, take oakland raiders could have the last home game ever at the coliseum. the raiders don't have an agreement to play with the city of local and, to play at the coliseum in rr and in 2020 they
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moved to las vegas. right now they are negotiating in san francisco about possibly playing at at&t park. there are some reports of that. the home of the giants. the other options being discussed include san antonio or san diego and many raters say finale will be bittersweet. >> is a real football stadium. it's dirt, grass, and it's got tradition. it's where some of the best games in the history of the ball have been play. there's a lot of things that have happened in that stadium. >> when i take a shower after playing in the dirt i'm not as excited as i am when i think about the nostalgia when you're beat up and bleeding. the center is at our you. but i promise you it's good memories that we will talk about forever. >> the raiders may still negotiate with the city of oakland to return to the coliseum for one final season next year. we should find out where the raiders will be playing in 2019 in the coming months. and they are playing tonight in some rain also. still ahead, running after and catching a package the. but woman did to get back what was stolen from her front porch. and a volcano continues to
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erupt in indonesia this morning. the search for survivors after a massive landslide causes tsunami there. outside our doors this morning and mainly dry start to the day but that's going to change. i am tracking some rain for the bay area and some wind as well. that's coming up.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. a volcano in indonesia keeps erupting spewing lava and smoke just a day after a big eruption turned into massive and deadly tsunamis. the island of sumatra and java. several underground landslides pushed walls of water ashore and the impact of the tsunami was compounded by the high tide caused by the full moon. it was incredible. without warning those tsunami waves just white out villages. and they are searching now still for victims. the number of dead keeps rising . according to ap at least 373 people are dead more than 1400
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have been hurt. we also know more than 120 people have been reported missing. that number is expected to keep going up. the waves that split people into the sea question to the prophets area saturday night damaging homes, businesses, hotels and other buildings. >> i was sleeping. it is at the same time when my son close the hotel door. i didn't know was hitting me. i also got some minor wounds. my husband suffered a broken leg. >> disaster officials warning everybody to stay far away from the coast. they fear the volcanic activity could create another huge way. a high-rise in australia was evacuated after residents say they her cracking noises. more than 3000 people living in or near the 36 story apartment
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building were ordered to leave the area. some residents reported seeing cracks on the building's 10th floor. firefighters and engineers are preparing to examine what may have caused the cracks and whether the building can be in danger of collapsing. things are getting back to normal at london's gatwick airport after was shut down by drone activity for more than two days starting last wednesday. at thousand flights were canceled leaving 140,000 travelers stranded at the airport. two people were arrested on friday but investigators have released them. sussex police say they are still going house to house to talk to people about what they may have seen or heard when the drones were flying over the airport. >> we have recovered yesterday morning i damage to drone. as a result of the information from a member of the public. that is being forensically and digitally examined in order to find the perpetrator or perpetrators involved. if that drone itself has been involved. >> no one has claimed responsibility for flying the drones near the airport and police do not believe it was intended as an act of terrorism. 7:15 am. even though this is expected to be one of the busiest travel
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right weekend director, operations at both san francisco and oakland airports have been running pretty smooth. they reported 15,000 fewer travelers than saturday and are only two canceled flights. a spokesman at oakland airport confirmed no delays at all. all day yesterday. if you still have a plane to catch, airport officials remind you to get to the airport 90 minutes ahead of a domestic flight and two hours ahead of an international flight. there is expected to be a little bit of rain. maybe hopefully it doesn't lead to any cancellation or delays at the airports today. especially this time of year. in addition to the wet weather beginning to move in later this morning, we are starting out with a lot of cloud cover, a little bit of blog, and a little bit of drizzle as well the brunt of the storm will move in during the afternoon hours but the scattered shower activity, expected a little bit
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later this morning. the wind is picking up. no advisories for window we could see wins from 20 to 40 miles per hour along the coastline and the hills could be especially breezy today. here is a look at the future cast where you can already see a little bit of moisture over the bay area. around 9:00 or so and then as we get into the lunch hour is fairly light becomes more widespread. we get into the afternoon hours and we are seeing heavier pockets of rain begin to fall. 3:00, 4:00, the north bay, central bank and entering into the salt lake city around 5:00 we are in the sunset which is around 4:56 pm these days, we have moderate to heavy rain over areas of the south day. it does begin to wind down but we will be left with scattered showers. it takes all the way in the overnight hours before which is out of the area. and lisa's nice and dry for santa to move across the bay area late tonight and into tomorrow morning. as far as rainfall amounts, a quarter to half an inch expected for most of us. we do see more than that in the
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hills and along the coastline. and there is a travel advisory for the sierras. it starts later this morning and will go all the way until tomorrow morning. one foot of new snow expected for the higher peaks. if you plan on doing any skiing in the coming days getting up there today and it's tomorrow morning will be treacherous. here's a view of the numbers right now. we have 51 degrees to start your day in francis in san francisco. 40 in livermore and for the afternoon under showery conditions, we see conditions, cool conditions, mid and upper 50s around the region. here's a look at your extended forecast. i will also add that the king tides are still with us so we are seeing some advisories for flooding and the possibility along the coast and along the bayfront areas until about 2:00 this afternoon. once we dry out tomorrow we are dry through the rest of the week and another chance comes on sunday. right now it looks fairly slim but there is the end of 2018. >> i can't believe it already. but it's nice to have a nice stretch of weather just before the end of the year. we hope you can help bay
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area families and will up this winter by participating in the one a warm coat drive. you can donate a coat to people in need. we are proud media sponsor of one warm coat. it is now in its 16th year and it collects tens of thousands of coats every year. the one warm coat dry goes until december 31. it has drop off locations in places like emeryville, walnut creek, san jose and oak as well as participating u.p.s. and big o tire stores. go to ktvu.com for a full list. a crews ship rescued two fishermen who were stranded for weeks. a look at the lucky coincidence that led to their discovery. and helping out during the holidays. the effort two firefighters for providing meals for hundreds of families. and here is a message from him from some of our troops. we have a special shout out to all her friends and family at travis air force base, california. >> happy hollow parkhappy holidays!
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>> i wanted to wish my family and friends a merry christmas and happy holidays. i can't wait to see you next year. i love you all.
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there is still time for last-minute holiday shopping. many stores including macy's and best buy will be open until
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6:00 tonight. target stores will stay open until 10 pm. over the weekend the malls were packed with last-minute shoppers and the national retail federation says 56% of holiday shoppers waited until the last saturday before christmas to do their shopping. >> last-minute shopping for my family. >> what did you buy? >> lots of funds of but i can't say what i have because all know. >> we are here for the crowds. it's fun, the excitement of it. >> the national retail federation says more than 7% of americans will finish holiday shopping today on christmas eve. another group of firefighters in oakland found a way to get back by continuing a tradition that is more than 30 years in the making. as we highlight a area people doing extraordinary things, we'll take a look at the fire station 18 is spreading cheer all across oakland. >> reporter: oakland fire station 18 is buzzing with activity as firefighters load up for a call that is unlike most others they go on. they packed boxes full of
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holiday food to be delivered to churches and other organizations in oakland to help people year-round and especially during the holidays. >> us as firefighters, are way to get back, because we live and we serve in these communities. it's our way to get back to the people we serve. >> reporter: the donations are made possible by the firefighters union local 5550 started in the early 80s when firefighters adopted eight families. this year will provide food for 250 families. >> this is really a blessing. to have a turkey and the staples that go along with it. a bag of potatoes, bacon and potatoes, potatoes, potatoes. and before. >> reporter: the lenihan foundation is getting 15 full boxes. one will go to ebonee blackwell. >> he's been definitely naughty. [ laughter ] >> reporter: she is raising her two grandchildren. >> i think it's absolutely wonderful. and i think i have a great deal of respect for our first
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responders. i think it's beautiful what they're doing for families here in oakland. >> reporter: lola hill is also busy. >> i'm great raising these two grandchildren. a six-year-old and a 10-year- old. >> reporter: she says it can be hard when they asked for thing she can afford and she is grateful for the help she gets. >> i can explain it in words. just how important it is to have them available to us. because it makes a difference between sometimes having and not. or being able to do some of the things i'm able because of the firefighters help. >> reporter: she says even though she doesn't have everything she needs she gets back whatever she can. that spirit of gratitude and giving is something she hopes people keep in mind long after the holidays are over. >> you can head to ktvu.com if you would like to nominate someone for bay area people. you can find the tab to send us
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a story idea at the top of our home page. the time now is 7:25 am. a firefighter is in the hospital after a deadly early- morning house fire. up next, an update on his condition after a house fire broke out. it's christmas eve and the annual toy drive is underway. will tell you how easy it is to donate coming up. outside our door this morning, cloudy conditions and some fog and some drizzle. a few scattered showers and that will turn to rain and breezy conditions for your afternoon. i will have a look at what you can expect for today and the rest of the week coming up.
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from ktvu fox 2 news this
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is mornings on 2. welcome back to mornings on 2. you are taking a live look at the conditions at the ski resort. look at the snow on the mountain. they got an inch of snow over the past 24 hours. the list open at 9 am for those christmas eve and christmas day skiers. >> your kid should be out there. >> my daughter went skiing for the first time this weekend. not there but be advised if you are heading to the sierras there is a winter storm warning. that's going into affect and rosemary will tell us more about that in a minute. warning mack picket december 24. i'm allie rasmus. >> and i'm dave clark. the king tides, it will be in place from 10 am through 2 pm for the low-lying areas along the coast and the inland bays. the king tides in some coastal areas have been almost 7 feet over the past couple days. some of the areas have had flooding so just be careful
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along the coast. because of king tides. a lot to think about. rosemary orozco is here to tell us more about it and our christmas eve forecast for the last-minute shoppers. >> a little bit foggy out there. >> are ground is wet in the parking lot. >> in oakland it's already a bit wet. we are dealing with file, perhaps some drizzle and take a look. you can see a very thick, as you cross over the goalkeeper this morning, mostly cloudy skies and we do expect conditions to deteriorate as we get into the afternoon. but we need the rain. we love the rain. or going to take it. 52 degrees right now in san francisco. there's a shot at ever so where it is a great start as well santa rosa at 49. san jose coming in and 50 degrees. when it comes to visibility
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issues, we have a little bit of fog. santa rosa down to 2 1/2 miles. you can see the sacramento valley is shaded in that dark gray indicating a lot of fog. as we go to the coast we don't have a reading writing here but the darker shade of gray tells me that you can come across some dense fog in and around the pacifica and half moon bay. and communities along that stretch. a little bit talk to contend with on this morning drive and then as we get into the afternoon, all this rain coming our way. just a few scattered showers and not seeing much on the radar but we could have some falling below the radar beam and state just inside the bay and coastline. so isolated showers for the morning hours. turning into scattered showers and more widespread by this afternoon and lasting into the evening hours. anywhere from a quarter to half inch expected. some of her waterspouts could get three quarters of an inch and it will turn breezy. with between 20, 30 miles per hour in some areas, 40 along the coastline and in the hills and as allie mentioned at the top, we have an advisory for winter travel in to the sierras it's art this morning. we'll have details on this as well as the timing of the storm and your temperatures expected for the afternoon today coming up just a little bit. time now 7:31 am.
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happening right now a final push is underway in san francisco. they went to collect donated toys for needy children. ktvu's reporter is live in san francisco where the toy drive is going on. it's always a party out there. >> reporter: it's always such a fun time out here. people are taking a break from singing because her eating the good food but take a look at these barrels. people are not taking a break from donating. we have a couple barrels out here that are already filled to the top. i've seen a couple people within the last few minutes drop by and drop off a lot of toys for these kids in need. such an important, important cause an event today. and you can take a look at the scene right now. people eating, relaxing a little bit after singing for the last hour. i think they deserve that. of course, the troy drive is underway and is at its new location on fisherman's wharf.
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he will not wrap up until 1015 tonight. so you have all day to donate. and to donate all you have to do is drive by on jefferson street, head of your gift in front of this new location, and you don't even have to get out of your car. a recent survey reported that nearly 13,000 kids under the age of 18 live below the poverty line here in san francisco. this toy drive will help and get the christmas they deserve. mayor london breed says she just knows how important it is to get these kids donated toys. >> it feels really good. and i used to get my toys when i was a kid from the firefighters in my community. and it means so much because again, some kids won't necessarily get anything this christmas. just imagine how that might feel. and that is what this is about. the spirit of giving. >> reporter: the mayor left just a few moments ago but she was belting out some christmas carols and everyone was around the piano. really just a wonderful time this morning.
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the christmas spirit is really a live out here at lefties. to reiterate, if you come by here at this new location on jefferson street all you have to do is drive on by, you can stop and there is someone waiting outside. they will come out to your car, grabbed the toy and put it in these barrels. you can see a couple are already filled up. good news all around. in san francisco this morning, sara zendehnam, ktvu fox 2 news. one person aside in san francisco after an early- morning house fire. two other people including a firefighter were hurt. it happened just before 1:00 this morning at home on clay street. the division chief says the fire started on the second floor where the living room and kitchen were and the injured firefighter has already been treated and released. the second person hurt in the fire suffered severe burns and was rushed to a hospital in critical condition.
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the cause of the fire is still under investigation. some san francisco police officers are being hailed as heroes after saving a woman's life at sfo on wednesday morning. bobby chung who is part of the airport your was alerted when will was found unresponsive in his farewell. when he reached the woman she did not have a pulse. he began cpr and radioed for an automated external defibrillator. officers ryan mariano and christopher guiles responded and together they were able to save the woman's life. the police chief says he is proud of his officers and added to exemplify what it means to be one of san francisco's finest. 7:35 am. part one import. it's about a proposal for a new discount part wants your input. to qualify for the discount, riders household income would have to be at or below 200% of the federal poverty level guidelines. for a family of four that would be an annual salary of income of $50,200 or less.
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the program would be paid for using gasoline tax dollars. if you want to share your opinion about this, fill out an online survey and you have until the end of the year to do it. holiday parking restrictions are in effect now at golden gate ridge. officials say it is designed to cut back on traffic jams and also create a more pleasant experience during peak times. though center parking lot and the vista point parking lot will be closed through the first of the year. while it will be hard to get there, the bridge district officials are encouraging everybody to either write, take public transportation, or rideshare to get to the bridge. governor jerry brown is setting a record before he leaves office. according to the san francisco chronicle during his past eight years in office governor brown has granted 1189 pardons and 152 commutations. that's far more than any other governor in modern california history. most of his pardons erase convictions for drug crimes and
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nonviolent offenses. when he was first governor from 1975 to 1983, he pardoned 404 criminals. a one of the grants is accused of stealing christmas decorations from homes in arbor, texas, but the police tracked them down and then had a little fun returning what was stolen. annexes issuers? >> that is my. >> that is a police officer dress up as santa going door to door giving back the stolen decorations. investigators use a surveillance video and social media to track down two women believed to be responsible. and they posted that video on facebook. after getting tips they found several stolen decorations in a home garage. >> within minutes of posting the video we started getting phone calls and we started getting tips coming in. >> they really care about the community. they're not just here to they say
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>> is a serving cake serving correct a woman in colorado took matters into her own hands to stop a suspected package the. >> i'm chasing you. >> doorway lady. >> renie abeyta decided to confront the woman after seeing her on home fits surveillance cameras taking a package from her front porch. she chased the woman down for about a minute and recorded the entire confrontation on her phone. there was no way i was gonna let her go. i would've ran as many miles as i had to to get my package. >> she finally got the woman to stop in handover the package which had a crockpot cover inside of a. >> is you got that on video also. the time is 738. people of all ages are in the holiday spirit this morning and
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coming up at 8:00 how open firefighters go above and beyond this holiday season. >> it seems like it started with one or two and it just grew and now there are probably 30 or 40 you come here every year. >> up next we introduce you to a special bay area said to make sure all kids can have the best christmas experience. cloudy, foggy and soggy to start your morning. scattered showers and wind coming our way for your bay area monday and holiday. i will have a look at what you can expect for today and the rest of the week coming up. i am a family man. i am a techie dad. i believe the best technology should feel effortless. like magic. at comcast, it's my job to develop, apps and tools
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welcome back. two costa rica fishermen are safe after being stranded at
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sea friendly three weeks. they were discovered friday night between grand cayman and jamaica and brought aboard a crews ship that happened across her path . the men say they fell asleep while their nets were soaking and ran out of gas. it was a lucky coincidence that the crews ship down them. the crews liner was several hundred miles off of its normal course because of the storm. once they reached jamaica the two men were taken to the hospital to be checked. the number of active-duty troops deployed at the border with mexico is now down to about 2600. most are in california and the rest are in arizona and texas. at its peak the top the operation included the date hundred troops at the border where they were in staging areas. the deployment was initially set to end december 15 but the pentagon extended it to january 31st. meantime the body of a seven-year-old girl from guatemala who died in the custody of u.s. border patrol agents is now back home in guatemala. a white coffin with the remains of the child arrived at guatemala city's international airport from there and it will be taken into the countryside
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and handed over to her family members. investigators still want to know how she died after she and her father were taken into custody december 6 at the u.s. border with mexico. order patrol agents say she was malnourished but her family's lawyer says that is not true. the oakland unified school district is seeing a rise in the enrollment of unaccompanied minors, teens and children who flee violence in their home country to seek asylum in the u.s. without their parents. the school district has the second highest number of unaccompanied minors is a behind los angeles. oakland international high school specifically serves the needs of newly arrived immigrants, refugees and unaccompanied minors. >> we have had a complete minors forever. since we opened. however, in the last five years, that's when we saw the big influx of central american boys largely. and now they comprise about 30% of our student body. >> the student at oakland international high school and
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says his parents came to elsa came from el salvador when he was a baby. he said the violence made it too dangerous for him to go to school so at 14 years old he went on a journey to seek asylum in the u.s. he was detained at the border in south texas and released to his parents in oakland. >> is sad to know we come from a knowing were here. and at the start thinking about what you behind. >> this year there are nearly 600 unaccompanied minors at about 2800 newly arrived immigrants to the district. 7:44 am. the 49ers have one game left to play in the season and yesterday they lost a close one to chicago. 14-9 but the biggest moment of the game came here. the 49er player hit the bears quarterback and the bears players say it was a late hit and their arguments, some punches were thrown, and richard sherman was ejected. two bearers were ejected. it got while.
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the 49ers wrap up their season next week on the road against a los angeles rams. meeting santa is a special experience for many kids but for children who are deaf here in the bay area there is one santa who makes it more magical. ktvu's alyssa harrington shows us a santa who is fluent in sign language and the family to make sure her child their child was a see him every year. >> reporter: robin horwitz captured this pretty video of his daughter sosie horwitz . she is deaf. but santa understands her. he taps her arm and begins using sign language. we met up with her and her parents who are also deaf at their hayward home with the health of an asl interpreter. her mother maureen says they randomly came across the santa when their daughter was a baby. >> her aunt and i went shopping and we saw santa claus and i thought, let's get a picture of her with santa. and he started signing, 'are you deaf?' and i said, 'ya i'm deaf.' and that's how it happened. just happenstance.
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broker this is a picture from that first visit. since then they have made a point to see him every christmas. >> she can feel that she is not different from everybody else and that she is part of the community. so by having this by the store having assigning santa, were able to be recognized in the community, valued in the community. >> reporter: we visited santa at his workshop. he has called walnut creek the north pole for 11 years and is happy to have the ability to communicate with all sorts of children. gen xers seem to get started with one or two and then it just grew. now there's about 30 or 40 that come here every year.
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>> reporter: her parents hope to raise awareness about the deaf and community and encourage others to engage with them and learn the language. >> for me as a mall it's important for my daughter to have that self-esteem so when i see a signing santa clause it makes me feel good to know that she will grow up to feel like she can do whatever. there's nothing wrong with me. >> happy christmas. happy new year. >> you like him, don't you? >> i do. he's a man of many talents. right now we're tracking santa. it's christmas eve here in the bay area but it's already christmas day in the pacific islands and in australia. pam cook norad says it santa just stop by christmas island, very appropriate, and is headed to indonesia . he will be here soon. usually around midnight when he shows up his shorts so be sure to finish up your last minute christmas shopping and kids, including my kids, get ready to
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bed. >> are we seeing let it ring, let it ring, let it ring, because we have rain coming up. >> i think we will be clearing out just in time right after midnight and into the early morning hours. driver the return to the bay area. outside our doors at this hour it's a cloudy start, up bobby start, and looking at fog and visibility issues along the coastline and the northbay valley. if you're going through sacramento be prepared for a lot of talk in that direction. but you can see the storm tilted the still to the north of us. were getting some prefrontal rain, and drizzle and it's already a bit foggy for some. dave was outside our door a little while ago and said our
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pepin is already wet. so it's only going to increase as we go through the morning hours. here's a look at 1:00 or so. light shower activity is there but look at what is to come. just to the edge of sonoma county. in the early part of the afternoon and it is moving through the north day and by 3:00 or so it is into the central bay. by 5:00 or 6:00 it is into the south bay. so for folks who don't get the day off and have to be on the drive for the afternoon commute, it could be really wet and it could be coming down a little bit to a breezy day, i would take, here's a look at tonight where we will still be was scattered showers through most of the evening. it will wind down and into the overnight tomorrow morning we wake up with partly cloudy skies and likely to see a little bit of patchy fog with the residual moisture still in place. rainfall amounts anywhere from a quarter to half inch respected for much of the urban areas we could pick up more and some of our weather locations along the coastline and in the hills. and it will be a breezy one. if you are going to the sierra for the holiday, there is a
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winter storm warning in place. it's ours later this morning and goes all the way until tomorrow morning. higher peaks are expected to pick up one for the snow. that's good news there. temperatures this morning under the great, soggy sky, 40s to mid-50s. 51 in san francisco and for the afternoon to upper 50s expected. king tides are still with us and that means you can expect the possibility of coastal flooding along the coast, around the bay until about 2:00 this afternoon today. there's a look at your extended forecast. we dry out by tomorrow and then we are dry for the next several days. we do get a slight chance of rain coming our way by sunday as we round out 2018. >> we should go to a movie when it's like this. a big weekend at the box office. several new movie releases and the top movies you want to see what during your christmas vacation, but first, here is a holiday message from our troops. hey this is cherry point carolina, i just wanted to give
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a shout out to my family. happy new year. >> i wish my friends and family back home in california and made a happy holiday.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. our time is 7:53 am. amazon is adding 50 cargo jets to its air fleet. they have been leasing more planes and they are trying to send packages itself rather than relying on third-party carriers. amazon shipping costs are the first nine months of this year
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were up 30%. more than $18.5 billion. analysts predict that with amazon handling its own shipping it will take me about 10% of the revenue for both fedex and u.p.s. jennie-o turkey is recalling more than 164,000 pounds of raw turkey possible salmonella contamination. the cdc says the announcement comes during acute outbreak of salmonella in turkey products dating back to late last year. they say one person here in california died from the illness. 84 others have been hospitalized. the affected ground turkey products were produced in minnesota from october 22 and 23rd and there labeled with establishment number p 579, right there on the side of the container. the fda issued a warning about stem cell therapies after 12 people in three states became sick.
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they all were hospitalized with bacterial infections after getting the treatment. they were getting injections of umbilical cord blood that contained stem cells to treat very painful conditions. it happened in florida, texas and arizona. all of them who became sick were in the hospital for a month or longer but they did survive. the movie aquaman is making a big splash at the box office this christmas holiday weekend. >> what are you doing? >> i don't have a parachute. >> the movie made $67 million over the weekend and opened up as number one. aquaman already crossed the $400 million mark around the world and is expected to make $100 million over the weekend and the christmas holiday combined. three new movies dominated theaters this weekend. mary poppins returns debuted in
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second place with $22 million. and bumblebee opened with $21 million in sales as well a deadly shooting overnight in san francisco. coming up for you at 8:00, how police found out about the homicide near the bayview and where they found the victim. this partial shutdown is expected to continue well into the new year and the new congress. i'm julian turner here in our nations capitol and have all the details for you coming up next. it's a cloudy foggy start to the morning with increasing rain and wind as we get into the second half. i will have what you can expect right now and the rest of your monday christmas eve coming up.
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is raining but this is a great day. the u.s. coast guard cutter monroe with 150 servicemembers is back home for the holidays. we catch up with some of the families coming up. and a deadly fire in san francisco overnight. what we do about the victim and the condition of the fire fired hurt while battling the blaze. from ktvu fox 2 news this is mornings on 2. good morning. i dave is already home.
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>> he had to do some of that last-minute shopping. we have rosemary orozco holding down the fort in the weather center letting us know about the christmas eve forecast. >> if you are doing some last minute holiday shopping have the umbrella or raingear. it soggy out there this morning and it's only going to increase . as we get into the afternoon and evening here's a look from san jose. we are waking up with mostly cloudy skies, a little glance of the sun behind the clung cover but we have fog in some areas along the coast and in the north a. take a look at the shop where you can see plenty of fog . send us a starting at a 51. send us a san francisco. the visibility is poor in some spots in fact it's a little bit worse than it was earlier this
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morning. right now san francisco sfo reporting less than two miles along the coastline. you may find some here as well. oakland reporting a mile and a half and then as we get into the north, two miles. santa rosa, napa, notice as the further you go north we've got some patchy dense fog also in the sacramento valley. as far as the scattered shower activity, hit or miss. light drizzle and light rain this morning. most of it is still to the north of us and this is going to continue to march our direction as we get into the afternoon. widespread scattered showers by the end of the day and lasting into the evening. a quarter inch to half-inch expected for much of the urban spots. a little bit more in the hills and along the coast. it will be breezy. 20 to 40 mile-per-hour winds. if you are going to the sierra, there is a winter storm warning for travel that starts at 10:00 this morning. i will break down the timing on this system and take a look at your afternoon highs and the week ahead coming up.
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new this morning, one person is died in san francisco after an early morning house fire. two other people were hurt including a firefighter. it happened just before 1:00 this morning at a home on clay street. the injured firefighter has already been released from the hospital. the second person injured in the fire suffered severe burns and was rushed to the hospital and right now in critical condition. the division chief says the fire started in the main living area on the second floor. fire crews new people were inside and try to rescue them. >> when we arrived, the whole second floor was fully involved. the bedrooms are about that. so, when the phone calls were made we knew there were people in their bedroom. >> the cause of the fire is still under investigation. we are following new developments in a deadly shooting in san francisco overnight. police say investigators arrived and found the man inside a crashed vehicle. he had been shot. paramedics
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say he died at the scene. police said they do not have a motive are possible suspect but anyone who saw or heard anything should give san francisco police a call. oakland police are investigating another deadly shooting that happened last night around 9:40 pm in the downtown area. police said they found several cell cases on breaking shell casings on franklin street outside of a nightclub. officers closeout traffic along broadway are three blocks to allow officers to search the area. police have not released any details on the victim and there is no word yet on a motive or suspect. if you have any information please call oakland police. police are investigating a deadly shooting this morning were officer say a man was sitting in his car was parked in a residential neighborhood and investigators say a group of people approached the car and several gunshots were fired. a 17-year-old boy was shot in the chest and died at a nearby hospital. the man in the car is being detained while police continue to search for evidence. investigators have not released any other information about the people involved. it could be a few more
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hours before firefighters can recover the body of a driver who went over a cliff in sonoma county. the fire chief says crews were called to send a quick page and by paper reporting a pickup truck that was flipped over. pat patterson sent us a video and photos of the burning wreck below. crews were able to climb down the cliff and put out the flames. they discovered the body of the man inside the truck. because of the king tides, rain and all the wind, they have not been able to remove the victim's body just yet. state regulators are looking at potentially breaking up pg&e following the recent deadly wildfires and the san bruno pipeline explosion that happened several years ago. the state public utilities commission says it is looking at a range of ideas including replacing the board of directors and turning the investor own company into a public utility. the commission will take public comment on the proposal through january 30.
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pg&e says it is open to a range of solutions to make the energy grid safer. a partial government shutdown is expected to stretch into 2019 as republican leaders say democrats want to block president trump from keeping his promise to build a wall along the southern border with mexico. gillian turner has the latest from washington. >> reporter: capitol hill has been buzzing all weekend long despite this government shutdown. the president meeting late last night from the white house. the most important way to stop gangs, drugs, human trafficking and massive crime is at our southern border. we need water security and as everyone knows you can't have border security without a wall. the drones and take the the drones and technology are just bells and whistles. we know from chuck schumer's with vice president mike pence saturday the the president made a counter offer between $1.3 billion, that's a number that the democrats consider earlier and $5 billion. that's the white house's number. sources did get specific with fox news yesterday and they say the white house will early white house lowered the demands
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to $2.1 billion for the wall +400 million for other security measures. schumer's office note rejected the proposal and issued a statement. the price the vice president came in for a discussion. >> we appropriated $1.6 billion for border security. democrats support that. >> reporter: but democrats question. the outlook remains grim for the federal government. >> i don't think things will very quickly for the next couple days. it's possible that the shutdown will go we be on the 28th and into the new congress. >> everyone in washington believes the likely scenario is
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the shutdown continues into the new year and the new congress. in washington, gillian turner, fox news. there is no place like home for the holidays. and for the alameda based coast guard servicemembers that is where they are headed after a long deployment added see. ktvu's leigh martinez joins us live at coast guard island to tell us about that homecoming. >> reporter: it is raining but everyone is so happy that the crew here is back home for the holidays. they were out there for 105 days and the western pacific ocean and they are all men this morning just in time for christmas. we have video of them coming in. the alameda base coast guard cutter and crew covers 17,000 nautical miles in a deployment in the pacific ocean. they conducted inspections of fishing vessels to stop illegal fishing practices. they have been gone since september so after missing halloween, thanksgiving with
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the kids, families are happy to have them home. >> it's amazing that they could come for christmas. were really happy. and also today is his sons birthday. >> it's hard for the kids and my daughter and and mom, i'm just so grateful. i don't even know, have the words to express my gratitude. i've asked navy veteran so it means a lot. it's very special to be here and be able to welcome them home. >> reporter: and of course, five-year-old luke get to celebrate his birthday today with dad. families anxiously waited as a monroe. ready to celebrate. you can come back until like to see the families braving the weather. they are so excited to have the family members back home and they saw in the video that
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santa was on board. so that was a huge tree for everyone who was out here watching it come in. we were expecting that. so the crew here from the cutter, they will be home for the holidays. they will be home for a few more days before they have to do the next appointment. in alameda, leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2 news. tonight could be the final home game ever for the raiders at the coliseum. the team has no agreement with the city of oakland to play the coliseum for 2019 and 2020 we all know they are off to las vegas. so right now the team is discussing plans with the giants to play at at&t park. other options being discussed include san antonio or take over the chargers old stadium down in san diego. the same could still negotiate with the city of oakland to return for a final, final season. they play denver tonight. there are plenty and organizers of a special toy program in san francisco hope to get a lot of last-minute
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donations. it's the 18th annual toy drive. people can drop off toys and the restaurant and bar has a new location. 145 jefferson street at fisherman's wharf. this event continue collecting toys until the 10:00 tonight. >> they go long into the night. >> they make a party of it all day. >> i saw the mayor and some other folks of this morning. started coming up next, helping unaccompanied minors seek asylum. how a high school in oakland is helping young immigrants succeed after escaping violence in their own countries. got a deadly sioux nominee tsunami in indonesia. whoa! the mercedes-benz winter event is back,
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and indonesian volcano keeps erupting spewing lava and smoke into the air a day after a massive eruption triggered a big and deadly tsunami. official say several underwater landslides in the eruption pushed walls of water ashore and that the tsunami's impact was compounded by a high tide caused by the full moon. without warning tsunami waves wiped out coastal villages where search is still underway for victims and the number of dead continues to rise. according to the ap at least
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373 people are dead and more than 1400 have been injured. we also know more 120 people have been reported missing. that number is expected to go up. the waves that's what people in the sea crashed into the province area saturday night damaging homes, businesses, hotels and other buildings. >> i was sleeping. it hit us at the same time when my son close the door. i did not know what was hitting me. i also got minor wounds but my husband suffered a broken leg. >> national disaster officials are warning people to stay clear of the coastline during the volcanic activity may create yet another massive way. a high-rise in sydney, australia, was evacuated after residents say they hear cracking noises. more than 3000 people living in or near the 36 story apartment building were ordered to leave the area. some residents reported seeing cracks on the building's 10th floor. firefighters and engineers are preparing to examine what may have caused the cracks and whether the building can be in danger of collapsing.
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for the latest member of president trump security team to resign over the president's decision to pull u.s. troops in syria says the president was a shock to him. the special presidential envoy to the coalition fighting islamic state was set to retire in february but last friday he at submitted his resignation and said he will leave next week. sources told cnn that he was frustrated over the president's son announcement and the form policy leaders from his own party say they don't blame him for leaving. sucker israel's prime minister is now saying president trump's decision to withdraw troops from syria will not affect israel's efforts to counter iranian aggression in syria. israel, like others, was caught off guard by the abrupt move to withdraw the nearly 2000 u.s. forces in the coming weeks. israel routinely strikes raining targets in syria and is currently conducting an anti- tunnel operation against the lebanese militant group which
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is a proxy of iran. things are finally getting back to normal at london's gatwickairport after it was shut down by drone activity for more than two days starting last wednesday. a thousand flights were canceled leaving 140,000 travelers stranded at the airport. two people were arrested on friday but investigators have released them. sussex police say they are still going house to house to talk to people about what they may have seen or heard when the drones were flying. >> we have recovered yesterday morning i damage to drone. as a result of the information from a member of the public. that is being forensically and digitally examined in order to find the perpetrator or perpetrators involved. if that drone itself has been involved. >> no one has claimed responsibility for flying the drones near the airport and police do not believe it was intended as an act of terrorism. it is christmas eve and we have already seen santa on
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norad. but when he gets to the bay area he may encounter some rain. >> but maybe drying out just in time. >> he pretty much goes through all the weather, doesn't he? >> he does. >> the last time we checked, he was over christmas island. >> he's getting closer. >> there is snow falling on him. he will mind the rain. give you look at the stormtracker2 we're tracking a few scattered showers. the brunt of the storm to the north of us. if we move closer and seeing them just along the coastline around half moon bay and further south along highway 1. we have mostly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles reported in they are. we in oakland we've had a little bit of wet pavement so
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it's not only cloudy out there and foggy, it's a little bit soggy to start the day. but in the afternoon is when the moderators expected to move in and the winds are expected to kick up as well. there's a look at your lunch hour. still fairly light. at 2:00, the north bay beginning to see it pretty good. as we get into about 4:00, is moving to the central bay and by 6:00, it is moving into the south. so for folks who have to go to work today, be prepared for that afternoon drive. if this remains on track those heavy pockets of rain will come right during the late afternoon timeframe. as we get into the overnight hours and a look at tomorrow morning, we will be drying out and one streit we are dry for a few days. it will bring us anywhere from a quarter to half inch in our urban areas. maybe a little bit more along the coast and in the hills. and that is where we are expecting the wind as well went to pick up to 40 miles per hour
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and expect to be breezy throughout. if you're going to the raiders game tonight, soggy and breezy. a winter storm warning for the sierra. if you are traveling today be prepared for that. that will start at 10:00 this morning and go to tomorrow morning. a new foot of snow is expected in the sierra at least at the higher peaks all said and done. damages right now and the mid 40s to mid 50s. it's a cool one out there. a bit of a soggy one as well. giving you look at the afternoon highs, mid to upper 50s with rain and showers in the forecast. here's a view of the extended forecast we dry out by tomorrow, driver wednesday, thursday, friday, and the final weekend of 2018, partly cloudy on saturday and a slight chance for scattered showers on sunday. and of course we are looking towards the end of the year which happens to be new year's eve and new year's day and whether or not we have what weather there, it's still a bit iffy. >> at least we have a nice sunny christmas morning. >> well we may have a little bit of fog. >> and the kids can go out and play with the toys. in access.
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are you happy now, the city of san jose and santa clara county are offering more warming centers for people who live on the streets. the centers are being offered and more beds will be available. official say even if the temperature does warm up a bit they will keep the centers open and have extra beds available tomorrow for christmas. also happening a little later today the homeless and is making a hot meal at the bay area rescue mission in richmond. the doors open at 8:00 this morning and will stay open until 8:00 tonight. tomorrow the rescue mission plan to serve more than 10,000 christmas dinners with ham or turkey, several types of vegetables and a selection of pies. salvation army's red candles are not pulling intonations the way they used to. they're not seeing as many people shopping so that means fewer people are around to donate. charity analyst say more people shopping online are likely the reason for that. and other people who do pass by, fewer people are carrying cash and change to donate.
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salvation army has set up a text to give campaign to make up for some of the lost money. it says it has no plans to discontinue the red kettle program which of course started in san francisco way back in 1891. the candles were based on crackpots in the city. lending a helping hand during the holidays are coming up how oakland firefighters are keeping up with the decades-old tradition to help the less fortunate. and procrastinators rejoice. you still have some options if you haven't quite finished the christmas shopping. coming up the stores are open today so you can cross everyone off your list. stay right there.
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welcome back. there's still time for last- minute holiday shopping. many stores including kohl's, macy's and target will be open tonight. over the weekend they were packed with last-minute shoppers. the national retail federation says 56% of holiday shoppers waited until the last saturday before christmas to do their shopping. >> last-minute shopping for my family. >> what did you buy? >> a lot of fun stuff i can't say what i have because then they'll know. >> we are here for the crowd. it's kind of fun. the excitement of it. >> the national retail federation says more than 7% of americans will finish holiday shopping today on christmas eve. not everyone is going to the mall. some shoppers are hitting marijuana dispensaries or
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canvas gifts. this is the first holiday season recreational pot is legal. the stores in the sacramento area have some from edible christmas gifts to stocking stuffers. they say usually they see about 25 to 20 people a day but now it is up to more than 150 customers per day. >> i think it's going to be one of the biggest years the people will be buying it. i would love some weed for christmas.[ laughter ]my grandma loves animals. she loved to smoke. >> there you go. before you buy cannabis gets for anyone make sure they are at least 21 years of age. christmas came early for about 300 children in san francisco. they all got new bicycles thanked to the firefighters program. they had to write letters to volunteers in order to be considered for the bikes. one eight-year-old girl wrote a letter for her brother because he didn't have a bike but her brother wasn't the only one to ride away on a new bicycle.
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she was surprised with one also. >> now i have a bike and so does he. so we can ride together to the park. >> of course we can't let her walk out here without a bike for herself. it's really great. it shows that even at an early age kids are thinking about others. and that is what this is about. >> it was very sweet of that little girl to think of her brother. the firefighters program has been around since 1949. they accept toy donations year- round and you can drop them off at any san francisco firehouse. >> is amazing what a letter can do. especially from kids. coming up, troops at the border. we come back how long they are expected to stay there and the new effort coming in this morning as some troops are heading home. the christmas spirit is alive here at lefties. will tell you how easy it is to come by here and donate a toy coming up. outsider does this morning, mostly cloudy skies and some light rain already falling.
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the nexus and moves into the bay area and we will look at the current condition is and what you can expect for today coming up.
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from ktvu fox 2 news this is mornings on 2. welcome back. good to have you with us. >> happy to have you join us. we also have rosemary orozco who is here with us. >> here i come. it's kind of a rainy forecast. >> i was just updating the radar. so we have a bit of a soggy start out there. a foggy one. cloudy skies, temperatures a bit warmer because of the cloud cover and moisture out there
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this morning. upper 40s to mid 50s in and around the bay area. santa rosa, starting at a 49, giving you a look at san is a it is 51. upper 40s deliverable. low 50s in san francisco and 52 in oakland. heading into the rest of your bay area monday, it's going to be a great one. a breezy one. it's going to be a wet one. were beginning to see the light scattered shower activity in areas of over the north bay cloverdale stretching over to the sonoma valley. you may have some rainfall and then along the coastline here from pacifica down the half moon bay. it stretches down the san mateo county coastline. off to the east we have some over the diablo range and some falling along highway 101 between san jose and morgan hill. but this is just the beginning. will have scattered showers for the first part of your day and in the afternoon it increases, widespread rain expected for the second part of the afternoon and into the evening hours. it will impact the evening
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dries for people who are on the roadways today. maybe not the day off. we've got, we have or, we are expecting a should say, anywhere from a quarter to half inch of rain, me three quarters of an inch for some of our wider look patients. the wind will pick up as well. 30s and close to 40 all on the coastline and in the hills and there's a winter storm warning for the sierras that starts at 10:00 this morning. i will detail that winter storm warning plus a timeline of the rain coming up in just a little bit. here's a look at some of today's top stories on this monday. one person has died in san francisco after an early morning house fire. this isn't the city of heights. two other people were injured including a firefighter. the fire it happened just be for 1:00 this morning at home on clay street. the injured firefighter has been released from the hospital. the second person injured in the fire suffered severe burns and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. the cause is still under
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investigation. a partial government shutdown is expected to reach into the new year and it has not played well almost 3. one of the worst decembers ever as you can see. the dow was down over 400 points and now down 380+. but today is a short trading day because of christmas eve. both sides continue to fight over the budget and funding president trump's border wall. ktvu's andre senior has a latest developments. >> is very possible that the shutdown will go be on the 28th and into the new congress. >> reporter: president trump is refusing to sign any funding bill without $5.7 billion for his border wall. mulvaney says he is awaiting a response from senate democratic leader chuck schumer after the administration on saturday resented schumer with a counteroffer. the incoming actor chief of staff declined outline terms for the white house a proposal. >> yesterday we were at five and then the counter offer that we gave them yesterday was between those two numbers. >> reporter: but a change in negotiations that highlight the
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president softening stands in an effort to broker a deal. but mulvaney says democrats are refusing to negotiate while the senate's number two democrat insists that the only thing they will not budge on is the border wall. >> we are not going to build a wall period secondly, if you want to talk about border security, there are many things we can do." he cites the technology and personnel as avenues towards better, smarter borders. to which he tweeted the only way to stop drugs, gangs, human trafficking, terminal elements and much else from coming into our country is with a wall or barrier. drones and all are wonderful and a lot of fun but it is only a good old-fashioned wall. >> a 's $1.3 billion to build a barrier that we want. but then they go on tv and say there's no money for a while. we've already told the democrats we want to build what the president tweeted out. >> reporter: while they were to hammer out the details, the most physical spaces that make up the golden gate national recreation area will remain
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open. the services will be substantially curtailed. affected areas include the visitor center and the open areas of ocean beast. chrissy field and plans and and the marine and the marin headlands. federal correctional officers forced firefighters and federal employees would be affected by the shutdown and that the lives and futures are now thrown into chaos. >> the wall does not solve all of our problems. a border fence is not solve all of our problems to so many of our laws are broken. that has been fixed as well in order to solve this issue. the u.s. military says the number of active-duty troops deployed at the border with mexico is down to about 2600. the majority are in california but the remainder in california, texas and arizona. the pentagon extended it to january 31 at the request of the department of homeland security.
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meanwhile the body of a seven- year-old girl who died in the custody of u.s. border patrol agents has arrived back home in guatemala. a white coffin bearing the remains of the child are arrived at the city's international airport yesterday. from there it is being driven to the countryside and will be given to family members. investigators are still looking into how the young girl died after she and her father were taken into custody on december 6 at the u.s. border with mexico. order virtual agent say she was malnourished and family's attorney says that claim is false. the oakland unified school district has seen a rise in enrollment of unaccompanied minors who fled violence in the countries to seek asylum here in the u.s. without the parents. school district has the highest second highest number of unaccompanied minors behind l.a. oakland international high school specifically serves the needs of newly arriving immigrants, refugees and unaccompanied minors. >> we've had unaccompanied minors forever.
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since we opened. however, in the last five years is when we saw the big influx of central american boys, logic, and they comprise about 30% of our student body. leah lemus is a student at oakland international high and his parents came to oakland from el salvador when he was a child. he stayed in el salvador with his aunt but he says violence made it too dangerous to go to school. 14 years old he went on a month long journey to seek asylum here in the u.s. he was detained at the border in south texas and release his parents finally in oakland. this year there are nearly 600 unaccompanied minors out about 2800 newly arriving immigrants. starting explain the california dmv will require more proof from people seeking
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to obtain a real id card. the move comes after the government reported that the state has not been meeting federal standards. the dmv has been requiring just one document to prove residency. and then counting on delivery by the post office as a secondary proof of someone's address. the homeland security says it requires two documents as proof of residency. by october 2020 will need a real id to board airplanes, enter federal buildings, and as part of a new security enhancement following the terrorist attack of september 11. part one input about a proposal for a new discount for low-income adult riders. those who are eligible to receive a 20% discount on all of our rights. qualifying for the discount riders would have to have an income at or below 200% of federal poverty levels guidelines. so for a family of four that would be an annual income of $50,200 or less. the program would be funded using gas tax dollars. if you would like to share your opinion you can fill out an online survey and you have
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until the end of the year to do it. happening now, the final push is underway to collect toys for kids in need. the 18th annual fdo tools toy drive is happening right now. they definitely make a party of it over there. our reporter is there to show us all the progress i've made so far collecting all the toys. >> reporter: the music is started again. everyone is singing and it sounds a great here. it's a festive and fun. the kids are getting involved in singing. you can see how much fun they are having. i want to show you the progress. it looks pretty good. let me take you to the table that is completely filled with donations. check this out. so many toys for so many kids. it's so amazing. this is just donations that were brought here this morning, just as in the last couple hours. take a look at everything on the table. but we still need more. of course, this toy drive
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started at scott this morning. it does not wrap up until 1015 tonight. there is a lot of time to come out here and help these kids in need. now, to donate all you have to do is drive by on jefferson street and head of your gift. you don't even have to get out of the car. a recent survey reported that nearly 13,000 kids under 18 live below poverty in san francisco. this toy drive will help them get the christmas they deserve. and like i mentioned we've already seen a lot of people come by and donate. >> i always, i tried my hardest to do good. i don't have much but what i have i try to give. so, it makes me feel really happy when i see a smile on their face. it's just enlightenment. >> reporter: so many toys. like i said one more look at this table. just so many exciting gifts for kids in need. just a wonderful, annual event. and of course, last year, there
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was a toy giveaway or toy drop off at lefties. the location change and now they're doing it again which is exciting for everyone. so like i said, just drive by on jefferson street right in front of the new lefties and there is 70 waiting outside with a giant bucket waiting to accept toys and we've seen so many people drop off toys. but their goal is to get 10,000 toys today. that's a lot of toys but i know we can do it. just come by, java drop off a toy. in san francisco this morning, sara zendehnam, ktvu fox 2 news. gearing up for the final final in oakland. the negotiations are underway to keep them in the bay area for one more year. coming up at 9:00, a special visit with santa. how one of his unique skills allows him to communicate with more children this christmas including one little girl from walnut creek. stay with us.
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a new start rolling into the bay area this morning. will check in on your current conditions and tell you what you can expect for today and the rest of the week coming up. you know when you're at ross and you find their favorite hero at a price that makes you the hero? yes. that's yes for less. yes! with hot holiday toys for all ages, ross is your toy destination. it feels even better when you find it for less, at ross: yes for less.
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he has been -ho-ho in for us. it's christmas eve here in the bay area and already christmas in the pacific islands is australia. norad says santa is over baton right now. >> that makes sense. the last time we checked he was in the asia, south pacific area so he's making his way here. he will hear he will be here around midnight or so. so finish up your shopping and all the kids, get to bed early tonight. you don't want to miss out and you can't run into him and he is leaving your presence. that's just not proper. firefighters in oakland found a way to get back by continuing a tradition that is more than 30 years in the making. >> as we highlight the area doing extreme everything is, ktvu's gasia mikaelian. shows us how the firefighters
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are helping. >> reporter: the fire station is buzzing with activity as they load up for a call unlike most others they go on. they packed boxes of holiday food to be delivered to churches and other organizations in oakland that helps people year-round especially during the holidays. >> asked as firefighters, it's our way to get back because we live and serve and it's our way to get back to the people we serve. >> reporter: the donations are made possible through the firefighters local union 55. the effort started at station 18 in the early 80s when firefighters adopted eight families. be sure they will provide food for 250 families. >> this is really a blessing to have a turkey, and the staples that go along with it. a bag of potatoes, they can of potatoes, potatoes, potatoes. and be full. >> the lenihan foundation is getting 15 blue boxes. one will go to ebonee blackwell.
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she is raising her two grandchildren. >> i think it's absolutely wonderful. i think, i have a great deal of respect for first responders. i think it's beautiful what they're doing. >> reporter: lola hill is also busy. >> emigrate grandma raising these two grandchildren, a six- year-old and a 10-year-old. >> reporter: she says it can be whole in the it can be hard when the asked for things and it's helpful. >> it makes a difference between having it and not. or being able to do some other things that i'm able to because of the firefighters help. >> reporter: she says even though she doesn't have
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everything she needs she gets back whenever she can. that spirit of gratitude and giving is something she hopes people keep in mind long after the holidays are over. in oakland, gasia mikaelian., ktvu fox 2 news. you can had to ktvu.com if you want to nominate someone. you can find the tab at the top of her homepage. santa will be here around midnight give or take. i hope he has a night big nice big red poncho. >> we will be with dry conditions by tomorrow morning. it will taper off overnight and between now and then it will get worse. giving you a view of stormtracker2 where we have a few spotty showers reported in the area. northbay you can see up the coastline and the diablo range, and along highway 101, the santa rosa, they have some there and we have some over the valley locations and in the hills. a little bit of drizzle falling below the radar beam.
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the roadway wet here in oakland even though we are not seeing a lot on the screen. here's a look at what's going on along the coastline. it on the showers from ocean beach down to pacifica, half moon bay and it stretches down the santa cruz. the futurecast model shows you that. with that olympic going on. notice most of it is still to the north of us. it takes until about the noon hour, 1:00 or so when it begins to shift into sonoma county. and then it will continue as we get into the afternoon. there's 2:00, pockets of heavy rain and and 4:00 it into the central by entering this out day and by 6:00 is pushing through the south bay. so for folks who have to be on the road with this afternoon you are, you can expect at least during the evening commute or afternoon commute, that we will have heavier pockets of rain and went expected to come along with it. here's a look at tuesday morning. we are drying out. partly cloudy conditions with up to start the day and then drive for your christmas day. futurecast shows you we will see anywhere from a quarter inch to half-inch of rainfall and three quarters of an inch possibility along the coast and
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in the hills. if you are going to the sierra there is an advisory that starts they this morning it goes all the way until tomorrow morning for whiteout conditions. it will be really, really austria up there on the snow will be falling and all said and done we could get one foot of new snow at the higher elevations. so we can look forward to that. temperatures right now in the mid 40s and 50s around the region and into the afternoon we will struggle in the 50s and the extended forecast shows mainly dry weather once we get past the system. if you're going to the raiders game it will be wet and breezy. and perhaps a little nuts. there's your extended forecast. dry, dry, dry. we have a chance of rain coming in on sunday. >> snow coming down. that sounds like a good place to be. getting up there will be a trick. speaking of those raiders, tonight could be the oakland raiders last home game ever at
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the coliseum. they don't have an agreement with the city of oakland to play at the coliseum for next year and in 2020 we know they are off to las vegas. right now the raiders are negotiating in san francisco about possibly playing at at&t park, the home of the giants, and other offices being discussed include san antonio, or taking over the chargers old stadium in san diego. many raiders fans say tonight's coliseum finale will be bittersweet. >> is a real football stadium. it's dirt, grass, and it's not tradition. it's where some of the best games in the history of football has been played. there's a lot of things that happen have a lot of things that had happened in that stadium. >> when i think about the nostalgia, when you're beat up and bleeding, i promise you, it's good memories that we will talk about forever. >> the raiders may still negotiate with the city of oakland to return to the coliseum for the final game. we should find out where they will play in 2019 in the next few months. is (purchaser with baited
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lung. no evidence of any remaining cancer, the court next meets in january 7 despite health problems, has never missed argument. the woman stopping a suspected package the. >> i am taping you. yes you did, i saw you, she decided to confront a woman after seeing her on a home surveillance camera off the front porch, she wasted no time chasing the woman down for about a minute and reported the entire confirmationãthe confrontation on herself a. >> i would've read as many miles as i had to to get my package. >> the woman finally got the other women to stop and hinder the package which by the way, had a crockpot cover inside. up next, a homecoming with
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the emotional reaction as a military service member made a rather unexpected appearance in time for the holidays. stay with us.
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people from all over the world are flocking to bethlehem this holiday season, hundreds of visitors have a gathering and manager square, excuse me, manger square, a lot of people are expected to attend midnight mass at the church of the nativity where they faithfully celebrate the birthplace of jesus. this place is wonderful. i feel like christmas get celebrate here, first in my life i am here. it's wonderful. merry christmas.
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the people who are here to celebrate the birth of christ. this is the busiest christmas season on record in bethlehem with hotels almost fully booked through the end of the holidays. the sacrament of kings had a special holiday surprise while playing a game of white elephant on the course during halftime. >> let's see what is in the box. ladies and gentlemen. just returning from overseas. from the united states navy, surprising his mother and sisters, make some noise, austin cropp, >> he came home from being deployed overseas for nine months just in time for christmas during last nights kings game against the pelicans, you can see his mother overcome with emotion. as she hugs her son for the first time in months. what a beautiful story there.
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you can see she was definitely very surprised, very pleasant surprise, what a great christmas gift. coming up, a look back at the sites and sound of 2018. we are taking a look at some of the most memorable moments of the year here in the bay area and across the country. we are in the middle of a partial government shutdown, several agencies are still up and running including santas progress so far this christmas season. good morning and welcome to this christmas eve morning, and ice overcast picture of the east bay hills is what it looks like, >> i think so, a little shredded in the clouds there. yes, we're going to get a little bit of rain today, that is okay, get the fire going, get everything wrapped, get the eggnog

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