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course an actor pick a huge sports fan. last night he was ron burgundy, the anchorman from those movies. claire ely and la fan, he took a swipe at the sharks. >> the drive into san francisco could soon cost more. the vote happening today. and how much people would shell out for a trip across the golden gate bridge. -- another round of rain to wrap up the work week. when it will dry out, and your weekend forecast. and, pack your bags. maybe some sunscreen. that travel and adventure show is this weekend. we will show you how it can help you plan your next big getaway. nice music from david bowie. good morning. it is friday, march 22, 2019.
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you are listening to bowie's hit song, star man. if you're leaving the house today, you may notice that it is wet out there. and the rain will continue throughout the day. meanwhile, the conditions are perfect for a walk outside the international space station. two nasa astronauts are participating in the first spacewalk of the year. and maclean and mccaig are working on the space station's power system. it is the first spacewalk for both. and it is the first of back to back missions for maclean. she has had to be part of the first all-female spacewalk, scheduled for next week, alongside christina cook. it is amazing to me that we can bring in pictures from so far away and. >> it still fascinates me. i'm a product of the 60s. i remember the apollo astronauts were like baseball players to me. when they were landing on the moon, it was like oh, my god. >> estimates are still a big deal, i think. >> absolutely. we are glad you're with us to start this friday off right. we will talk more about the weather as it is very grand what. we will also talk about your monday. we do expect to find out later
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this morning at the golden gate bridge toll is going to be increasing, and if so, by how much. >> the bridge district is set to make its final decision. ktvu's allie russman is with us to the what is considered. >> reporter: what is likely to happen is about that will increase tolls on the golden gate bridge. at least by some amount. right now, it cost drivers about seven dollars if they have fast-track, to get across the bridge into the city. five years from now, that amount could go up by $1.50, depending on which plan the board approves today. the proposals the board a proposal - the board of directors will on. here's a look at the range in terms of him at the prices would go up. by anywhere from 0.20, 0.35. drivers would pay eight dollars - $.50. to $9.75 to cross the golden gate bridge. how much you pay will depend on how you pay. drivers who don't use fast- track would end up paying the most. $9.75. the goal is for the district to raise between 75 - $100 million over that five-year period. the cost of goods and
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services go up each year as well. most of you know that you are paying more for a gallon of milk or a can of paint. then you were last year or the year before. our costs keep going up as well. >> they go up and there is nothing the driver is going to be able to do about it. >> are you upset? >> it is disappointing. >> >> reporter: if the four board votes for one of the higher toll increase options, and there is five different options on the table, some of that money would go to expand the very service, and even possibly add an additional ferryboat. they say that that very service is extremely popular. and about 60% of all the revenue from tolls at the golden gate bridge help pay for bus service, golden gate bridge bus service and very service. in order to maintain and augment that service, they need to improve tolls here. this is all going to be up for a vote, happening here at 10:00 this morning. we will be here to cover it. live in san francisco, allie
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russman , ktvu fox 2 news. the got judge overseeing the ship warehouse fire in oakland is expected to decide whether to delay the trial for six months, after a request from a of the defense attorneys. max harris's lawyer filed that motion the tree. he says he needs more time to go over newly discovered evidence, which he says considerably impact the defense strategy. >> the lawyer also said he needs a continuance because he has three other cases heading to court in the coming weeks. ask harris and -- each face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter, one for each of the 36 people who died in that 2016 fire. new on this friday morning, two american troops, killed on a mission in afghanistan today. u.s. and nato forces did not specify the location of the combat, or say who the soldiers were fighting. names of the service members have not been released by the state department until the families have been notified. the u.s. has about 14,000 troops still in afghanistan, supporting afghan forces. a deadly house fire in bay
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pointe, under investigation, started about one a clock this morning. on leftist road. the firefighter say a woman was able to break it would appear she got out, but her husband, still trapped inside the home. fire crews, able to get the man out of the home. he later died at the hospital. firefighters have not determined the cause of the fire, that they do not think the fire is suspicious. authorities are asking the public's help to find two people in connection with a string of suspicious fires. the fires were reported early yesterday morning in the downtown area. one fire started in a dumpster behind a blood donation center on second avenue. another broke out in a parking garage at second and el camino real. the third fire started outside a store on east third avenue. san mateo police released surveillance pictures showing two people leaving the area right around the time of the fires. these two people are considered persons of interest. there were no injuries from these fires, but investigators worry that whoever is responsible for the arson could
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cause much more damage in the future. separate cisco police are releasing more information about a deadly attack in one of the city's most popular tourist destinations. homicide detectives say a homeless man stabbed another homeless man to death. at fisherman's wharf on wednesday. police were called to jefferson and taylor street and arrested a 56-year-old man on suspicion of murder. they say he stabbed and killed 44-year-old brooke pettijohn. there is no word yet on a motive for the stabbing. the da's office will now examine this case and determine whether or not to file charges. lawsuit over the trump administration's new asylum policy goes before a federal judge in san francisco today. the policy requires asylum- seekers to return back to mexico and went there while the cases are being considered. civil rights groups are asking the judge to block the policy while the lawsuit moves forward. the suit claims the policy violates international human rights laws. but by not evaluating the dangers that migrants face back home. the trump administration says, it wants to deter people with weak asylum claims so judges can consider more deserving
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cases. in a santa clara county supervisor is calling for changes to the county's protocol for notifying ice about potentially dangerous individuals. proposals are - all in response to the killing of bambi larson inside her home in santa fe last month. the man charged in her death as an undocumented immigrant, who had multiple ice detainers against him. three times last year, did ice come to the county of santa clara with an arrest warrant for their deportation purposes, involving an inmate in our jails. in all three times, expeditiously, that inmate was turned over to ice. >> the supervisor is also recommending an analysis of the county's probation supervision system. reaction continues to come in this morning to president trump's executive order requiring colleges and universities to protect free speech, or risk losing federal funding. the president's executive order enables the federal government
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to withhold funding from campuses that place restrictions on free speech. the white house said, the order directs 12 different federal agencies to evaluate whether colleges or universities promote free speech. those agencies have control over about $35 billion in federal grant money. under the guise of speech codes and safe spaces and trigger warnings, these universities have tried to restrict free thought, and post total conformity - >> it is still unclear how the administration plans to enforce the order. and what type of violation would trigger a loss of money. the white house said, those details would be ironed out in this coming must. a uc berkeley administrator says the executive order is not needed and it does more harm than good. some conservative students from uc berkeley attended that signing ceremony at the white house yesterday. other students we spoke with on
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the cal campus said, they are skeptical about the president's executive order. they told us that free speech on campus is alive and well. >> it is promoted here already. i just don't think it is the speech that he wants to hear. you know? like, people are outwardly saying, we don't want anyone coming here who is bringing hate speech. >> we need some freedom of speech, clearly, that is how we have freedom of the press. that's how we have freedom of political exposure. we have freedom of religious expression. all of that is rooted in freedom of speech. but we also know that certain freedom of speech goes too far. we can't shout fire in a crowded theater, for instance. the university of california president, janet napolitano says we do not need the federal government to mandate what already exists. long-standing unequivocal support of freedom of expression. this executive order will only model policy surrounding free speech while doing nothing to further the aim of the first amendment. mark fallout from the college admissions scandal. ucla men's soccer coach, george salcido has resigned. ucla put him on leave last week after allegations that he accepted
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bribes amounting to $200,000. according to the u.s. attorney's office, parents of players on both the men's and women's teams played to get the kids on the roster and into school, despite the fact they had no soccer experience. one student named by the la times is from the bay area. the paper reports lauren isaacson from hillsboro was accepted into ucla in 2016 as a recruited soccer player. her parents allegedly paid for her --. we have a little bit of rain after all that sunshine. let's check in with rosemary now. and find out about our we can. good morning. >> good morning to you. spring showers in the forecast for your bay area fighter. we will begin to dry out in the overnight hours between now and then. it will be on and off and in some cases this morning, it has been fairly steady and widespread. giving you a look there at sso, where we have had rain in here. it looks like at the moment,
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maybe a dry moment. that will change as we get into the second part of your morning. and especially into the afternoon. 47 degrees right now in santa rosa. nasa reporting 61. oakland 52. livermore, upper 40s for you. san jose of the low 50s. storm tracker 2, this is a four hour time is. it was about 5 am when he began to move ashore. and it has been with the substance. here is the north bay where it remains widespread over our valleys, over hills. all the way to the coast. if we shifted to san francisco, line rain light rain falling here. looks like sunset district or ocean beach area, andover towards san mateo and crossing the san mateo bridge. it's a slick one. here's for the south. it looks like redwood city down to palo alto, crossing the dumbarton bridge, into san jose, we have got some light rain. and to the east bay, where it is fairly widespread here as well. this is going to push through. and then for your afternoon, it looks like about lunch time, we may get a break. mostly cloudy, body shower - spotty showers there. not a big deal.
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this is what is to come, the. that is expected to arrive late afternoon and in time for the evening drive. so light to moderate rain, a possibility with that. then into the evening hours, if you have evening plans, expect to have the right here with you. the scattered showers will continue. late tonight and into tomorrow morning, before it finally pushes out of the area. rainfall amounts, anywhere from .25 inch to 1 inch expected. snow in the sierra. but i quibec am i would detail the winter weather advisory for the city area. the extended forecast. back to. coming up on mornings on 2. instagram is urging its platforms of some pretty popular hashtags. the company is cracking down on people who try to spread misinformation. many people share aspect. >> and get ready to dance in the south bay. we are talking about the sap center hosting march madness this weekend. we will show you what is going on this morning, right before the game. seresto, seresto, seresto.
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march madness is coming to san jose. >> people from all over the country are playing at the sac center on the road to the final four. >> organs today. alyssa harrington, life and death on saturday, were some of the bays this is are pretty excited. and getting ready for all the big crowds. good morning. good morning. a lot of fans already getting the party started. you can see here on west santa clara avenue, a lot of these bars have balloons, they have out some decorations here. we have dictate right here. inside the real mascot is there. just a few minutes ago, we have the cheerleaders, the school band. i spoke with the president of the university. they are so excited to be here in the bay area for the ncaa tournament. listen to this. >> [ music ] >> we recruit actually a lot of students are california, kansas state, it's always good to come out here. we have quite a few alumni from the bay area.
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it's good to come out here. so the fly, if you will, >> it supposed to be warmer and nicer and sunnier. it's great to be here. >> we are actually from kansas and we flew out here for the game. we are excited to be here. >> >> reporter: so here is what is happening today. the bay area will host 18s in the ncaa tournament. for teams will play here in santa fe. the verse between uc irvine and kansas state. tipoff is at 11:00. the games are part of the east -- region. that meets the fans from all over the country are here. the shark tank was converted from a hockey rink to a basketball court. oregon takes on wisconsin later today. liberty place mississippi state. there are still tickets, they
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are going for as low as $50 apiece. you can see, we are inside one of the bars that. this is where kansas state was partying not too long ago. a lot of them already took off because the door opened at the sap center at 9:30. i continue, we just saw a lot of oregon ducks walked by as well. definitely a lot of excitement here in downtown san jose for march madness. reporting live in downtown san jose, alyssa harrington, ktvu, 20. the gaels are after the tournament after losing to the defending national champions. >> not a lack of effort whatsoever. villanova actually looked a bit sluggish in the first half of this game, played in hartford connecticut. they trailed by 2 at the haptic however, the wildcats were a different team in the second half. a lot of this going on. whatever st. mary's look like, building momentum and getting back and again, villanova made a big play. wildcats go on to win it, 61- 57. they lose to the gaels. those wildcats go underground 2. they will play purdue
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tomorrow. in round 2. the women's tournament gets underway today. for teams from california are on the road to the final four. they are all playing tomorrow in the first round of the women's tournament. 2 seed stanford is taking on you see david at stanford. six seed ucla faces off against tennessee. 8 seed cal goes head-to-head against 9 seed, no carolina. if you get tyson chicken strips inside your freezer, the usda is warning you not to eat them. returned back to the store. ortho them away. it is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready- to-eat tyson chicken strips because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal. products produced november 30, 2018, they have a best if used by date of november 30, 2019. they also have the establishment number p7221 on the back of the packages. usda has received two complaints about metal in the packages. but there are no reports of it anyone being injured. instagram is cracking down on the spread of mrs. misinformation. instagram, on that facebook is blocking anti-vaccine at hashtags. a spokesperson said it was it will take several weeks to
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deactivate all the hashtags. the move follows a similar one by facebook. announcing that they will be eliminating anti-vaccine misinformation from its group pages and newsfeeds. health professional say, the spread of vaccine misinformation is harmful, because it can lead to people not getting vaccinated. leaving them open to contacting deadly diseases, such as tetanus, polio, measles. coming up on mornings on onto at 9:00. the harbormaster was in the right place at the right time. we will show you how he helped rescue about a. our politics allowed in the bedroom? why someone with different viewpoints might be good for you. coming up. it is friday. we are sending someone off on the l train. and, we are testing out the hottest new sunglasses back on and all new st. i also made the kids lunch and i made myself a mixtape. and it's good. oh!
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how does ron make sure he's on time to face brock the sadistic strength trainer? his ikea dresser helps him organize his... equipment? woo! be the morning person you're not. we are down almost 400 points on the dow jones industrial. the blue chips are down 1.5%. the other indexes, the nasdaq is down almost 2%.
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s&p down about 2%. boeing stock and nike stock are both taking they get this morning. >> the day not to look at your 401(k). there is a new test - task force on a feasibility of establishing a public bank attempted cisco. >> it was set up by sanford cisco treasurer. to study the possibility of launching a publicly owned bank . the task force identified three potential financial models the city could follow, but did not recommend whether or not to pursue them. those who support the idea of a public bank say that it would invest profits back into san francisco. the task force report says that all three financial models would require initial investments between $184 million, up to $3.9 billion. quick thinking harbormaster in san rafael helped rescue a boater who fell into the water. the san rafael fire department usually keeps its fire boat docked in the loch lomond marina.
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thought it was in the repair shop yesterday morning when a man fell into the san rafael canal. san rafael police sent one of its two boats to the canal, and other first responders also headed there. first responders also headed there. but the harbormaster decided it would be faster if he ferried the rescue team to the man in his own small boat. >> it probably saved us about five minutes. were talking about life and death, five minutes can be the difference between those two. an ambulance was waiting at the marina to rush the man to the hospital. firefighters say he was not breathing and his heart had stopped by the time he was pulled from the water. there is no word on what caused the boater to fall into the canal. the fire boat is scheduled to be back in service on monday. new this morning, at least 47 people are dead and hundreds of others are hurt after a massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern china. this is just some of the widespread damage the blast created a large crater and caused a magnitude 2.2 seismic shock. buildings as far as four miles away had the windows blown out by the force.
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the explosion happened north of shanghai overnight at a plant that has a history of safety violations. schools in the area are closed today. nearly 1000 people had been evacuated from their homes, as a precaution against leaks and additional explosions. united nations world food program has reached 20,000 people in flood ravaged mozambique. but some say nearly 2 million people will need help over the next three months. floodwaters from cyclone d-day have wiped out entire villages in mozambique. un world fro food program has been air dropping and delivering food to groups of stranded people in that country. some have been clinging to trees, huddling on rooftop since the cyclone hit over the weekend. government officials say, at least 350 people have died, and a for that number of dead will increase as the floodwaters recede. from our senator and presidential candidate, bernie sanders will be in san diego today for the first of three san diego campaign rallies. senator sanders will also make stops in san francisco and la. this weekend.
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this trip follows a visit wednesday, when he spoke to striking workers at ucla. prior to that, he last visited california in october as part of a nationwide effort to get out the vote ahead of the midterm election cycle. >> california center, kamala harris is taking her 2020 presidential campaign to one of the most revered churches in america. on sunday, she will speak at the historic ebenezer baptist church in atlanta. the past or the home of dr. martin luther king jr. she is then sent to rally voters at morehouse college. the state of georgia will award more than 100 delegates in the 2020 democratic primary. -- is throwing her support behind the measure she says will help struggling mothers in california. tv mom and real-life mother of 3, julie bowen in the middle there, lobbied state sacramento's state lawmakers in sacramento on a bill that would eliminate the sales tax on diapers. 2017 study by huggies show that nearly 60% of families struggle to pay for diapers.
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many people even reported missing work when they did not have enough diapers to send with their children to daycare. a recent survey is showing millennial say, having similar political views is more important than intimacy, when looking for a partner. according to the dating site, okcupid, the number of young men and women who want someone with the same political beliefs is up some 165% in the last 15 years. while the number of millennial's who prioritize intimate moments has gone down by 30% since 2016. the therapist cautioned against only dating someone with your exact beliefs, because, a little intellectual tension can be good. >> it has worked for other people >> i know. you have got to have a discussion, right? >> i like that. >> you can't all be the same. mary madeline, james --. >> polar opposites. talk about housing and pay and -- miss each other
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completely. a new push to help teachers live in the heart of silicon valley. mountain view is helping educators with an ambitious project. >> in a new push up down san francisco's juvenile hall. the reason how much is being spent on each and every child.
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new wok fired shrimp, another american chinese creation from panda express. 9:29. you can see some dark and foreboding skies behind is along the oakland estuary brother. i love that word, foreboding. i have had a lot of chances - >> we thought the rain is over and now it is backed. when is it going to be over? >> well, we have rain in store for us today. but spring showers could last all the way through april. sometimes intimate. today is going to be a wet day, and then saturday, sunday, dry. more rain expected early next week. giving you a view here of what is going on. we have got a four hour time lapse that shows you the rain will begin to move in right about 5:00 this morning. has been fairly widespread. the cell will tell you, the
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slick road waits there as well, causing a little bit of trouble. as we get through your day, we are looking at the possibility of scattered showers continuing. and we will have a winter weather advisory for the crs. this is an advancing for me. i am going to continue on. if we could move over to, is it weather 1 that we are looking at, with the futurecast model that will continue into, there it is. into tomorrow morning where we will begin to taper off. than your weekend will be a dry one. getting into sunday, though, by sunday night, that rain begins to move in once again. we are looking at more rain sunday night into monday. as far as rainfall amounts, anywhere from .25 inch to 1 inch expected. and then we are looking at a nice day as we move to the second part of saturday and into sunday. not sure what happened there. here is a view of your extended forecast where we are dry tomorrow, dry on sunday.
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monday into tuesday, rain returns to the bay area. if you're headed to the sierra, be prepared for that winter travel today through the first part of tomorrow. back to you. thank you, rosemary. new this morning, r kelly is back in the chicago short courtroom, just a short time ago where his attorney had submitted a motion asking if kelly could be granted permission to travel to dubai for performances he has scheduled next month. kelly posted $100,000 bond last month after turning himself into phase 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse. but the judge took away his passport. meaning, he cannot leave the country. in court this morning, kelly's attorney asked the judge to delay the ruling on the permission to leave the country, so he could provide the court with more information. the judge said kelly's next court date for may 7. that means, he will not be able to perform in dubai in april. but his attorney said, following court, that the performances dates will be rescheduled. for more of today's top stories, let's check in with pam cook in the newsroom. we are following a number of stories for you this
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morning. indonesia airlines, arruda, lance to cancel a $6 billion order for 49 boeing 737 max 8 jets following the two deadly crashes of those jets in indonesia and ethiopia. the airline is the first to publicly announce plans to scrap an order since the world's entire fleet so 737 max 8 planes were grounded last week, following the ethiopian airline crash that killed 157 people. another crash of alliant air jet back in october killed all 189 passengers and crew. the airline says a decision to cancel the order was because of consumers low confidence in the airline following the scratches. thousands of people gathered in a park in christchurch, new zealand to observe the muslim call to prayer. it has been one week since 50 people were killed at two
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mosques. mass funeral was also held today in christchurch to bury 26 of the victims at a muslim cemetery, were several others who were killed have already been laid to rest. a government watchdog says there was an 85% increase in the backlog of crime scene dna analysis at labs in the u.s. between 2011-2017. the government accountability office is dna analysis outpaced crime labs ability to complete the request. and agency report found a jump from 91,000 to 169,000 backlogged cases based on justice department dna. and data. that is a look at the top stories we are following for you. i am pam cook in the newsroom. let's go back up to a garcia and frank. so good to have you back him up. thank you. a group of san francisco latest wants to stop the practice of locking up young offenders in the city. three supervisors are vowing to shut down juvenile hall, following a report by the chronicle. the paper reported spending a juvenile halls is still high despite a large drop in serious crimes committed by young people. the supervisors are working on
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a measure that would close the jail by the end of 2021. the city and county spend more than $250,000 to help a single youth inmate. the family of a man shot and killed by san francisco police officers continue to lobby for a public memorial, five years after the death of alex nieto . friends and family held a vigil to honor him. he was an amazing, amazing person. >> you. honestly, it is really always hard for me to come up here. >> march 21, 2014, four officers responded to a 911 call about a suspicious person with a gun in the holster. at bernal heights park in san francisco. police say alex nieto jewel weapon, pointed it at the police officers , and the shot and killed him. the weapon nieto had, actually was a taser he carried for his job as a security guard. >> we have not had any type of
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justice. all we have had is torture. so, yes, it is very difficult to remember alex on this day. but the community unity and love has really inspired her. >> nieto's family wants to have a memorial installed at the bernal heights part. the rec and parks commission is expected to vote on that next month. >> and berkeley, there is a controversy over a plan by the city council to ban rvs from parking on the street overnight. >> rvs stay the night. >> a group of rv owners and supporters rallied outside city hall for city officials to >> reporter: the proposed ban on the agenda which is next tuesday. next tuesday's agenda, i should say. we met young one man who said he was working in a well-paying tech job, until his life suddenly turned upside down. a few months ago, i had a job with a six-figure salary.
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with my longtime partner of eight years. and i got laid off from my job. and, weeks later, my partner dumped me. >> suddenly, he was homeless. he bought the rv as a last resort to keep from sleeping on the streets. and now, he works as a rideshare driver. some people say the rvs have become a problem, blocking businesses and parking, and adding trash and other problems. advocates for the rv owners say they are victims of the bay area skyrocketing housing costs. where are they to go? you know. they are on the streets. literally. in their vehicles. their vehicle is their home. councilwoman davila you just heard from there says she wants berkeley to consider rv parking programs, allowing people to park in empty church
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lots are business slots overnight. those programs have been implemented in places like oakland and union city. now to stop a home prices. a new report says, the prices have dropped in the second half of last year. but for many they are still far out of reach. the median home price in the south bay was $1.14 million in the fourth quarter. that is compared to 1.19 million in the third million - quarter. the drop in price may be connected to the federal reserve's decision to raise interest rates in september, which pushed up mortgage rates. mountain view school district as approved a plan to help teachers who can't afford to live in the city. ktvu's south based reporter , -- smith says the project calls for building 144 affordable homes for those teachers. school board leaders in mountain view, addressing a critical day. unique housing project to help teachers live where they teach. so the district can avoid losing people like sarah gonzales. >> we have looked into living in mountain view. it is just not affordable for my family. so, we have actually decided
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that we will be moving back to denver. >> the school year, her last after four years teaching is how they. the first grade teacher, calling the move bittersweet, but necessary for her family. she says, rent for a three- bedroom apartment run at best, $4000 per month. too steep for a teacher's salary. >> i think it's a great place to be a kid and raise a family. except for the cost of housing. >> we hear stories like sarah's all the time. >> reporter: superintendent in road off says increasing salaries by 28% in five years is not enough. while other school districts have built housing on their own property, the statistic is doing something different. partnering with the development or to demolish an apartment complex and rebuild 144 affordable homes. the rent, tied to the household's income. for example, a teacher with a starting salary of $64,000 would pay $1500 for a one-
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bedroom. >> multiple school districts are looking to solve this problem. hopefully, this will encourage developers and school districts department partner together to solve a problem that is critical to california. >> -- is part of the district's administrative staff. she hopes her family qualifies. she rents in sunnyvale, and will soon relocate to vallejo, to her mother's house. a four hour round-trip commute. >> i think it's a crisis within -- that in any other streets see a lot of rvs. families are having to be doubled up. >> foxnews. -- gavin newsom will be in lake county today to announce new action to protect communities that are vulnerable to wildfires. the governor will join people from calfire and the office of emergency services to discuss emergency preparedness and new executive action to better protect people. the governor recently redeployed about 100 national guard troops who will be trained to help in the upcoming fire season. an 11 day training session for
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them because next month. count five firefighters are in the santa cruz mountains taking preventative measures ahead of the next wildfire season. cruise, using chainsaws to clear the brush near fire roads and removing brush that could be fuel for future fires. they will soon be getting a little help, too. from the california national guard troops, which governor newsom is pulling away from border protection efforts on our borders. >> firefighters out here today, working. if we had 25-30, we would be able to do more than the 500 feet at a time. the brush up here is extremely thick. it has not burned in 40 years., it takes time to cut through it and ship it. >> starting next month, 110 national guard troops will receive 11 days of training, using shovels, rakes, chainsaws , that that out those trees another brush. >> we are still in the rainy season and we are already prepping for fire. welcome to california. coming up in a minute, as news anchors, we appreciate the will ferrell anchorman movies. we shudder at most of what he
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says will and character. we will show you what happened when will ferrell brought ron burgundy into the broadcast booth at hockey game. >> it's delicious. you're going to love it. >> who needs a vacation? raise your hand, guys. no hands needed there. the travel and adventure show, returning right back here to the bay area. the top destinations for 2019. we will tell you all about it when we come back. to simone, i leave the van gogh. to harrison, the wine collection. grace, you get the beach house, just don't leave the lights on, okay? to mateo, my favorite chair. to chris, the family recipes. to craig, this rock. to jamie, well, let's just say, enjoy the ride. the redwoods to the redheads.
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the rainbows to the proud. the almonds to walter. the beaches to the bums. and the fog to, who else, karl. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california. termites, we're on the move.24/7. roger. hey rick, all good? oh yeah, we're good. we're good. termites never stop trying to get in, we never stop working to keep them out. terminix. defenders of home.
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today we will learn more about renovations and some new food items that the -- serving up at the new season. >> will start at san francisco. the giants continue to make improvements at the newly made oracle part. fans are sure to notice a massive new scoreboard. it is three times bigger than the old one, and it is the
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largest in all sports. it will be high-definition. it will feature several interactive events at each bargain. >> it only make sense. we are the capital of the world. the oakland athletics will host a similar event. they are looking to build a new ballpark. but that does not mean they are not trying to refresh things up at the current home. this year the team has installed reclining chairs along with the new kids area called the 80s stomping ground. you can also see self checkout options for food and beverages. someone said there is also popsicles for adults only. >> okay. summertime refreshment there. hey, it is finally official. the raiders are going to play at the oakland coliseum, at least one more year. oakland city council voted unanimously to approve a lease for the 2019 upcoming season, and perhaps 2020, if it is needed. the lease calls for the team to pay $7.5 million in rent. the coliseum authority and the alameda county board of supervisors have already approved that agreement. did not, the town is a
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sharks face the anaheim ducks in the second leg of the road trip in south southern california. the sharks will look to rebound after falling to the los angeles kings last night, 4-2. sharks were up 2-1 going into the final period. but could not hold on to that league lead. they have clenched off a playoff spot but have lost the last 4 games. postseason begins on april night. a legendary news anchor join the la kings broadcasters in the tv booth. and definitely added some comedic relief. >> [ inaudible ] after big sports fan, will ferrell, playing his famous movie character, ron burgundy. ferrell, or ron burgundy was not exactly objected. he was kind of playing up the kings and taking a jab at the sharks. he told -- the sharks have never won a stanley cup. come on, burgundy.
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shape up. the appearance may have been to promote burgundy as a podcast. i want to listen to that, by the way. >> i bet it was pretty good. the movie was pretty good. you want to get away? why not? time to pack your bags, got your past port. the travel and adventure show this weekend is that santa clara convention center. joining us right now to talk about is jonathan college. good morning, sir. good to have you with us. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> let's get out of the gate. hot destinations for the upcoming year. where are we going? >> come down -- adventure convention center. we are here saturday and sunday only. rediscovered the entire world of travel here under one roof. we have great content. including peter greenberg, to give you the utmost and most in- depth -- safer, faster, cheaper
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and more efficiently. we have great destinations presented for around the globe as well. switzerland's amnesty cruises to fiji, taiwan, yosemite here in california, as well as our best friends over in fiji. it will be a great event. come down and see us at the convention center. got a travel show stock comparable information. it is like a car, i was looking on my. if you want honda come you here. if you want a mercedes, you have kind of broken of the convention center to different parts of the planet. so, if you want hawaii, you are fiji, you want europe, you just go to that area and you have got a wealth of information, right? >> that's right. you know what? it leave your bucket list at home. you will come to the convention center this weekend by the destination a vacation option you may never have thought of before. the best part, too. , those destination efforts that come right from those destinations, they are here to find help you find, fight, personalize your ticket prices you can find anywhere else. >> that's kind of nice because we all become by that. so you get that personal communal, instant gratification. you gotta try this hotel, the
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kind of thing. let's find out, what are we going? what are some of the more exotic and critical places to travel to this year? >> two of my favorites. switzerland at the top of my list. a beautiful destination. we did just hear that geneva and zérich are two of the most expensive cities in the world. but don't let that deter you at all. there's so much to do that from hiking and adventure trips. all there. there is great, beautiful scenery. it is easy to go on swissair. j definitely check this one out. lesser-known destination, the cook islands down in the south pacific. you know what is also not there? there is no building taller than a coconut tree. there is no commercial restaurant, starbucks, or anything like that. no commercial hotels. just a great, pure destination if you want to vacation off option. >> let's talk about the global entry program, too. i am tsa approved. but this is one step above. if you go to the event this weekend, you can actually register. is that right? >> that's right. the department estate is here. the passport agency is here to help you find your next trip. and really, help you apply and
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expedite your passport application. that your appointment, sign up online. get your appointment done right on-site. >> okay. i hope you got a ton of people coming your way. to saturday, sunday, at santa clara convention center. that is right on great america parkway. there is the information. tickets are available. you can check out where to get them at ktvu.com. jonathan, all the best. hope you get away soon, as well. >> i hope so, too. thanks for having me. i appreciate it. dennis is at the convention center. a lot to think about that. fiji, cook islands. switzerland. >> i would settle for la. i would travel to the mall if i won the lottery. >> that is just over $600 billion - $600 million. we know cell phones are a distraction. now there is a push to get them out of the hands of children. what is going to change in schools across california. the latest viral trend will have you looking up your
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birthday on google. florida man challenged to the test. those videos claiming to instant
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the 10th annual oakland marathon and running festival is this we can. >> it is a sunday. the start and finish line is near lake merritt. the runners will be allowed to run on the pedestrian path on the eastern span of the bay bridge. the bridge is was going to remain open to traffic. so vehicle traffic will not be affected during the race. >> i would be the one writing. >> i will be watching you
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right. to historical west coast tall ships returning to the port of redwood city today. the lady washington, and the hawaiian chieftain will be open for tours. that starts at two a clock at the redwood city municipal marina. nonprofit grays harbor historical seaport which is behind the two vessels. also offers educational programs and sailing trips on the two ships. the ships will be open for visits over the next couple of weekends. a new proposal is in the works to install smart cameras on streetlights in san francisco. the public utilities commission wants to invest $19 million on the plan. the devices are already installed at 60 intersections throughout the city, based to a pilot program. they are capable of recording audio and video, which is raising some concerns about privacy. >> it trains our zone of privacy. and that is something that we should always be really cautious about doing. just at first blush, it is not something i am excited about. >> any further escalation of this or expansion of this technology, it would be corresponding with multiple
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conversations, robust and transparent oversight. the advices have the ability to pick up the sound of glass breaking and gunshots pick it could be used to help law enforcement pick up other devices are not being used to collect data or stream video. money for the devices would come from the puc budget. a lawmaker from southern california, pushing to ban cell phones in schools statewide. -- from la county says cell phones are just too much of a distraction in class. he introduced a bill that would ban or limit the use of cell phones on school grounds. if it is approved, it would be up to the schools to come up with consequences for breaking the policy. a number of schools already been cell phones in classrooms. we are getting a first look at the new movie called the last black men in san francisco. here's a look at the trailer. >> i don't know how much longer we can keep doing this. >> i'm not leaving. on the last one left.
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>> reporter: the film stars to men who struggle to afford living in san francisco. they find out the house they grew up in is vacant, and they become squatters there. the last black men in san francisco addresses a number of topics many people are seeing and living in real life. gentrification, and the bay area high cost of living. this movie premiered at the sundance film festival early this year. it is going to open in theaters in june. it is not yet rated. and cannabis infused project products, now as easy as taking a trip to your nearest cvs drugstore. cvs is selling products in eight states including here in california. creams, sprays, roll-on emotions. the doctor says it will not, though, sell any supplements or foods that contain marijuana. florida is famous for its beaches and sunshine. about some pretty bizarre news stories as well. earlier in the week, someone at social media actually created a game involving googling the term, florida man, and then adding
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your birthday. >> the florida man challenged. does not take long to go viral. people are sharing their headlines. singer john legend sure the country. december 28, florida man drop stolen tv from getaway scooter. so, we wanted to see what the florida man challenge brought up for frank and sal. there birthday is july 6. >> you get florida man says organize aggressive monkeys, swimming property. >> that sounds right. >> only a florida. >> you get florida man accused of intentionally pressure washing his neighbor. >> maybe his neighbor was started. >> we have the story on the video to prove it out of pascoe county north of tampa. according to our sister station in florida, it did all start out as a dispute between neighbors. apparently the man with the pressure washer just finished cleaning his yard, when his neighbor started blowing leaves into his yard with a leaf blower. the florida man with the pressure washer was arrested. the florida man with the leaf blower was fined for illegal dumping.
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>> i love that we have video to go with it. have to tie with mine. >> be careful. thank you so much for joining us. it is good having you and for mike today. >> enjoy the weather if you can. promise it will dry up as we get closer to that saturday and sunday. right now, it is a rainy, rainy friday.
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