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well, good morning to you. welcome to mornings on 2 on this sunday, may 19th >> good morning, everyone. i'm frank mall ka. we have your weather coming up in a moment. i think there may be some rain in the forecast. first, here's what's happening this morning, rain or shine, a bay area tradition getting under way complete with costumes, tortillas and the hills of san francisco. >> those are the corrals they always talked about when people were getting in them because they didn't want to stand in the rain so long but looks like ponchos aplenty. the start of this race an hour away. we'll have live coverage coming up. you can't ever turn off a playoff game.
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what an exciting game in game 3 with the portland trailblazers and the warriors. >> once again, they come back and they're now just a win away from a sweep of the western conference finals. we will hear from head coach steve kerr on a big win this portland. and the rain keeps falling and crews have been busy trying to keep up with the cleanup. the north bay has been dealing with a lot of downed trees, even a small fire or two. >> rosemary joins us with more on what we can expect. we have debris on the roads, windy, messy and i have to tell myself, it is may, summer is coming. >> the wind was blowing, the rain was coming down. take a look at what's going on outside in san francisco at this hour. you can see water on the lens and the scattered showers will continue. as we talked about, this will be the day we see the possibility of thunderstorms and in fact we're seeing a line move through with thunder and lightning reported over
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portions of the bay area. this is going to continue for most of today. we dry out by tomorrow. here's a look at storm tracker 2 and you can see the three- hour time lapse there as this band moves through the bay area at this time. it is just covering many areas of the bay area. we'll start in the peninsula where you can see it is widespread along the peninsula, just south of san francisco. and then along the coastline as well. picking up a lightning strike over areas of the valley, so thunder and lightning going off there. here's a look at the south bay where it's widespread. east bay, widespread here. thunder and lightning, that could include a little bit of hail. the brief downpours on and off throughout the entire day. mostly cloudy but getting a break. it's going to be one of those days where it's a round and round type of thing where the rain is here, it's gone, then it's back. a bit of blue sky, then a
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downpour. winds, oakland reporting an onshore breeze with the gusts about 25. concord reporting gusts of 31 and fairfield at 23. for some it is really breezy. santa rosa and novato reporting calm conditions. temperatures very similar to where we started yesterday. a lot of upper 40s, low 50s. 48 degrees in novato, 53 in oakland and for the afternoon today, widespread 50s, a few low 60s and that's going to be about it. 57 degrees for san francisco this afternoon. 59 in concord but of course the big story is going to be the wet weather. we'll have a look at how much rain has fallen so far and a look into the week ahead coming up. >> thanks, rosemary. the rain is not going to stop the running of san francisco's famous beta breakers race. this is one of those unusual races in the country so, we
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don't want to miss it, sarah, but soggy this morning. >> reporter: oh, my gosh, so soggy. the rain has let up right now but just about 10, 15 minutes ago it was pouring. the announcer actually just said it has been about 14 years since the last time it rained like this on race day. i'll step out of the way because obviously the racers are the important people today. we haven't seen too many interesting costumes yet but there are ponchos, some guys wearing trash bags. anyone and everyone is doing what they can to protect themselves from the rain but not taking away at all from the excitement of this event. we are just about an hour away from the start of the race. of course, weather, the big issue today. the event is still going on as planned but just some minor adjustments. because of the chance of thunderstorms, the corral time was changed to 6:30 a.m. so runners wouldn't be gathered outside as long.
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the serious runners start the race and the partyers trail behind of the starting point where we are right now, howard and main street. it runs west through the city and ends at the grape highway. bart started running about an hour ago to help people out. caltrain has extra trains and there are private shuttles to bring people into the city this morning. the san francisco department of emergency management set up text alerts for bay to breakers. we'll pull that up on the screen. i subsubscribed to that and i haven't heard any alerts. the last alert i got was yesterday and that's about the corral start time. just about an hour away from the kickoff of the race. i'm keeping my eye out because i have not covered beta breakers yet. i'm excited about the costumes and everyone in good spirits despite the gloomy weather. i'm keeping my fingers crossed
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that it stays like this at least for the next hour or so. >> don't hold your breath, sara. that storm system by the way moving through the bay area has been keeping crews very busy up in the north bay. a large tree fell in a neighborhood in monte rio yesterday. the trees also brought down powers lines which sparked small fires at two homes. both fires were put out quickly and fortunately nobody was injured. >> upon arrival, we had a large tree down on top of three different vehicles, two with minor damage, one destroyed. uphill from the tree we had a meter outside of a house that was burning and across the street down the hill we had a fire underneath the house in the insulation. >> firefighters say trees are more likely to fall from late season storms because of the thick foliage. campus to be delayed by seven hours. it was scheduled to start at
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10:00 this morning but has been pushed back until 5:00. students who missed that ceremony will be able to walk across the stage today. >> this sign on campus said it all. >> i'm very sorry. i'm sorry for the graduates and their parents and i'm sorry for the faculty, too, because we were looking forward to this. . >> reporter: over 1500 guests and graduates rained out. some messages by the school arriving too late for families hoping to celebrate. >> he was nervous, anxious to get here and he was like, there's no rush now because it's been canceled. >> reporter: but with wind blowing and the stage already set, the family wasn't about to let it rain and spoil the party. >> woo! >> woo! >> thank you, thank you. >> reporter: it may not seem like a big deal but graduation ceremonies were held on the
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hayward campus and there was a report of someone slipping and falling on the astroturf. here they have grass and it wasn't a risk they were willing to take. >> they did the prudent thing and they canceled it. >> reporter: sienna hodges family drove up from santa fe. >> one in the crowd patiently waiting for us. >> reporter: the wet chairs and drenched soil no problem. >> unfortunate news but we wanted to come here regardless to check it out and see what we can do. . >> i am cherishing this moment and happy to be here. >> reporter: daniel liepoldo took his celebrations indoors. >> unfortunately what happened, our commencement may be canceled but we make the best of our situation and aloha. >> reporter: this soggy day will be one to remember. . >> happy graduation!
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>> reporter: rob malcolm, ktvu, fox 2 news. the state's university's commencement ceremonies will continue today rain or shine. three department ceremonies were held yesterday. three more will be held today. the university says there will still be outdoor seats available even if it rains so people are being encouraged to bring umbrellas and dress accordingly. it may be good to pack a towel in your car. sharks and blues going at it today in game 5 of the western conference finals. sharks looking to bounce back from that rather lack luster game on friday. st. louis scored in the first 37 seconds of the game. followed that up with a second goal in the same period. the blues would need no more. sharks finally got one midway through the third but the damage was done. series tied up at two games apiece. they'll be back home on home ice, a shot in the arm, sharks have won seven of their last 10 at the tank.
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sharks have been holding street rallies before the game. around 10:30 when the rally is scheduled to start, there's a 10% chance of showers. team mascot s j sharkey will be there with face painters, slap shot booth and sharks and blues today. how about the warriors? no kevin durant, down 13 at the half on the road up in portland. didn't look good but a 22-63rd quarter run turned it around. 110-99. warriors go up three games to one in the western conference final. leading the charge mr. steph curry. portland owned much of the first half. oakland's damien lillard with the hijacking, finds miles leonard for the dunk. blazer by 13 at the break and then they wake up.
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draymond green, huge game, feeds jordan bill who will elevate, bang, got it. golden state down five. draymond, triple double, another one of his dozen assists here, he really stepped it up and curly wilbury another three ball giving the dubs the lead for good. finished with 37 and the warriors win it by 11. dubs up 3-0 in the series and playing shored handed i might add. here's the coach. >> it's very easy to just try to get these guys to make more and more shots when kevin's not on the floor but you know, can't put that much pressure on them so i try to take it upon myself to push space. >> it started with our second half defense. we held them to 3 examine points. 3 points. then we got amazing contributions off the bench. >> blazers have now lost nine
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straight playoff games to the warriors dating back to 2016. tomorrow night up in portland. time now 7:11. kamala harris is scheduled to campaign in california today. >> she will address a crowd at community college in los angeles. what she's expected to say and what she has been up to after several states have passed anti- abortion laws. former governor arnold schwarzenegger is jumped from behind. watch it happen. >> wow. >> yeah, this is during a promotional event in south africa. we'll tell you how he's doing this morning.
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♪ ♪ star wars galaxy's edge opening may 31st at the disneyland resort
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♪it's a beautiful morning, i think i'll go outside for a
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while ♪ >> happy sunday. i was about to say it's a beautiful morning and frank's looking at me shaking his head, no, he was reading my mind. this requested by -- thank you for joining us this morning. if you love the rain, then yes, it is a beautiful morning. rain and scattered showers, even thunderstorms roaring across the bay area this morning. i'll have a look at what you can expect today coming up. controversy the vice- president mike pence's commencement address at a college in indiana. speaking at a graduation ceremony at taylor university. is imtation got mixed reaction and before he took the stage on saturday, several dozen graduates and professors actually stood up and walked out. they object to the administration's hard line stance on immigration and accused mr. pence of discriminating against the lbgqt community.
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he used the speech to highlight the administration's accomplishments. >> unemployment is at a near 50- year low and get this, today there are more job openings in america than there are americans looking for work. that's great timing, class of 2019. >> more than 8,000 people signed an online petition to proceed pest pence's commencement tracy. kamala harris will be holding a rally in los angeles this afternoon. senator harris will be speaking at a community college in south l.a. she's expected to talk about her plans to increase teacher pay and address gun violence. the campaign has raised more than $160,000 to support abortion rights groups. and there are 23 major candidates running for the democratic presidential nomination. new york city mayor bill de blasio the latest to join the
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race. former vice-president joe biden leads with 35%, up from 31% in march. senator bernie sanders is in second place. he's got 17% and he's followed by elizabeth warren at 9%. and pete buttigieg at 6%. former vice president joe biden is basing his presidential campaign headquarters in philadelphia. he held his first official campaign rally there where he spoke to thousands of people. ktvu's brian ennis reports. >> reporter: forker vice president joe biden is in pennsylvania saturday holding his first official presidential campaign rally near the philadelphia art museum as he continues to make his bipartisan pitch about unifying the country. >> if the people want a president to add to our division, lead with a clenched fist, a closed hand, a hard heart, to demonize your opponents to spew hatred, they
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don't need me. they've got president trump donald trump. >> reporter: the address marking's biden first appearance since he -- showcasing the importance of the key swing state as a battleground in the 2020 presidential election. >> was here, the fact is, two of the most important documents not only in our history but the history of the world were written. >> reporter: since entering the presidential race, he focused on the reason he decided to run. >> i'm running for three renes. reasons. first is to restore the soul of the nation, the essence of who we are and the second is rebuild the back bone of this nation and the third, to unite this nation, one america. one america. >> reporter: the democratic contender taking the top spot since he entered the race sustaining the front runner status among the ever-growing field of democratic candidates.
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a position making him the target for both adversaries and his fellow democrats but it appears the 76-year-old politician is not slowing down. in the coming weeks, joe biden will be traveling to tennessee, texas and florida, three states that president trump won in 2016. in philadelphia, bryan llenas, fox news. the weather looks a heck of a lot better in philadelphia than it does here. >> i know. i am ready for breaking that rain. we'll have to wait a little longer, right, rosemary? >> for tomorrow we'll get a break but today, carry an umbrella. rounds of showers are moving through the bay area. looks fairly widespread, even thunderstorms moving through this morning. here's a look at have he soggy start to the day. we have overcast skies. we may see a few breaks, we may be mostly cloudy or partly sunny, the entire day. here's a look at some of the rainfall so far. anywhere from quarter inch to an inch for most urban areas as expected but take a look at kent field coming in at more
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than 2-1/2 inches. san francisco a little bit more than half inch. san jose so far a quarter inch reported for you there. both redwood city and livermore and oakland reporting a little bit more than half inch. here's a look at the last three hours. three-hour time lapse. if you focus on this line and band of rain, you can see those embedded thunderstorms with the lightning there. as we put this in still motion, you can see still widespread over areas of the bay area just south of san francisco so san francisco may be a little bit of drizzle, mostly cloudy but getting a break, as well as the coastline. ocean beach, half moon bay but on the peninsula, we have a lightning strike there. the hail, the brief downpours going on there. we've got south bay covered in light to moderate rain. we have the santa cruz mountains covered and picking up on some lightning strikes here as well over areas of santa cruz and over our hills,
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here's a look at the east bay, the east bay shore. now beginning to get a break. but everybody else covered in moderate rain, perhaps even heavy rain. if we go to the north bay, we're beginning to see a break here. the line of rain is sweeping through and behind it we'll get a little bit of dry weather but it's not going to last. we have another round that will eventually come and another round will follow that. winter storm warning remains in place until early monday morning. if you are traveling to the sierra, expect winter travel. looking at a foot of snow there for the higher elevations. futurecast, here we are right now covered in all the green. the center circulation as we've been talking about, the coldest, most unstable air is moving through. that's what's triggering the thunderstorms. here's a look at 10:00 if you're going only out celebrating with the sharks, here's a look at your lunch hour, scattered showers just continuing to fall. here's 4:00 in the afternoon. thinking about heading out to a movie? bring the umbrella.
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when do we dry out? 10:00 and it will be dry monday. temperatures this morning in the upper 40s to low 50s. 50 degrees at sfo. afternoon highs, upper 50s, low 60s. we should be in the 70s this time of year. cool, breezy, cloudy, rainy, maybe even a thunderstorm roaring across. here's a look at the extended forecast. we're dry on monday. scattered showers a possibility on tuesday. wednesday, thursday, into the 70s. >> hey, hey. >> sunny skies, that looks more like may. >> we just have to request it. wait for it. >> is that how that works? >> you can request but then you got to wait. >> all right. the statue of liberty museum has been in the works for years. inside the $100 million building next. >> the brand new museum and click it or ticket. you better put on your seat belts when you get inside the car. the police campaign kicks off tomorrow.
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more on that when we come back.
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a bus tour raising awareness about child poverty pulls into oakland today. they're going to attend a noon time community meeting at saint mary's center. that bus trip began friday near san diego. it's going to end tomorrow near sacramento with a rally. organizers are pushing for a plan that would invest in family-oriented programs in order to cut child poverty by half in 10 to 20 years. time now is 7:25.
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starting tomorrow, law enforcement agencies all around the state will be focusing on seat belts and who is not wearing them. the click it or ticket seat belt enforcement campaign getting new focus ahead of the big long memorial day weekend coming up. california has one of the highest seat belt use rates in the country, better than 96% wear them but that's down from 2013 when nearly 95.5% used them. the fine for not wearing a seat belt is $162. and for children not riding in car seats, that fine, $490. marin county fire officials say they were happy about the number of people that took part in the emergency evacuation drill. alert went out to more than 2,000 cell phone users. the exercise was designed to show people what it would look like if wildfire hit the western oaks neighborhood of novato. people say it will help them
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get ready for the real thing. >> very simple. jumped in the car and then it makes us aware that now we need a go back. but this is a pleasant routine drill. we're leaving and there's valuable stuff left in the house that needs to be taken care of. we wanted to have with us. >> county officials will review the surveys of that taken at evacuation centers to see what went well and what they need to improve. a lot of tired feet anyway. we're about a half hour away from the beta breakers. >> there's the tortillas they always start at the start of the race and if you ask most of them why they do it, they'll say i don't know. the craziness and color full costumes, in the san francisco tradition. >> look at all the debris! oh, my gosh, it hit this house! >> 50 million people living in the path of severe weather this morning.
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we're going to take a look at the destruction caused by a number of tornadoes coming up. [phone ringing]
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by julie on the 108th running of the beta breakers. they will not be going over the golden gate bridge but they'll carve their way through the heart of the city through golden gate park and up and down to ocean beach. 40,000 plus and up what, about 100,000 people? all getting wet today as they kick off another beta breakers day. >> good morning to you. thanks for waking up with us. we saw the golden gate shot. the one behind us is prettier. >> we get this one today. it's not so bad. the golden gate bridge beautiful at any point. something refreshing about being soaked to the bone. i know this because i just went to thailand. once you get over the fact you're wet, it's nice. >> thailand is a warm rain. >> that's true. it was very warm and humid. here's a look at the satellite and radar.
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we do have a line of rain you can see here moving through, embedded thunderstorms included. this is a two-hour time lapse so you can see how it's marching across the bay area. it has left most of the north bay. folks getting out there for the big run this morning, mainly dry at the moment with a lot of cloud cover in place. up at the peninsula, covered in it and you got a lightning strike right around wood side, redwood city, palo alto. into the south bay, widespread, moderate to heavy rain. milpitas, sunny vail. if we shift farther south, we have rain over the santa cruz mountains. areas like richmond, oakland, berkeley, alameda, that east bay shore, dry at the moment. maybe a little bit of mist and drizzle but it's our valley locations getting pummeled with the moderate, even heavy rain. as we shift to the north bay, you can see not a lot going on
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here. so getting a break from it as we move into your 7:30 half hour. we will continue with scattered showers and a slight possibility of thunderstorms even through the afternoon. because we could see anywhere from another quarter inch to half inch out of this before we finally dry out tonight. temperatures this morning in the upper 40s to low 50s. 50 in castro valley. 48 in napa. for the afternoon, way below average, upper 50s to low 60s expected. 57 in the north bay of napa, 57 san francisco. 59 for the south bay of san jose. i'll have a timeline of this rain with futurecast models. we'll take a look at the week ahead coming up in just a bit. >> rosemary, thanks. we're just about a half hour away from the start of one of san francisco's most unusual events. sara live with about 40,000 of your best friends, right? >> reporter: oh, yeah, all of my best friends already.
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we've already seen some interesting costumes, which i'm excited about and frank, it is not raining, so also very happy about that. tortillas were flying a couple seconds ago. they are still flying. everyone is really excited. we're by the very serious runners, the elite corral a. these are where the serious runners are at to run this 12k. we are just about 30 minutes away from the start of the race. this is the first time in about 14 years since it really rained hard on race day. thankfully, the rain has let up for now. but we are expecting it to come down at some point later today. now, because of the weather the event is still going on but with some minor adjustments. the thunderstorms this morning made the corral time change to 6:30 so runners wouldn't be gathered outside as long but the race is still going on at
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the 8 a.m. start time. . >> it was last minute, went to party city, had some leftover halloween things on clearance and i'm, like, how about some avocados? this will be hilarious. >> reporter: obviously avocado costumes are hilarious. this is the starting point where we are right now on main and howard street. the rain runs west through the city and ends at the great highway. if you have any plans to come into the city, be aware of that. the san francisco department of emergency department set up text alerts. text b2 bs888777 for any of those alerts. you can still see the tortillas are still flying. there are people wearing ponchos but thankfully it is not raining.
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it hasn't rained that hard in the last 30 minutes. a lot of excitement out here. the race starts in just about 30 minutes. we will be here live. stick with us. at 8:00 we will have the start of the race. . >> looks like everyone is in a good mood down there. thanks, sarah. the chp is reminding people to slow down. there was enough rain, the drivers started using the windshield wipers on high. people also making good use of their umbrellas. the rain is not done yet. you will need those umbrellas again today. now, even though we are in mid- may, the rain here is turning into snow in the sierras. there are chain controls on all of the major highways heading towards lake tahoe and reno. and a winter storm warning is in place for the western slopes of the sierra through tonight. just crazy. forecasters are calling for
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several inches of fresh snow today. there could be even more on monday if the storm decides to stall over the tahoe basin. storms are expected to pound states in the central and eastern parts of the u.s. today, nebraska is cleaning up from the damage caused by a tornado there. that tornado ripped the ofs off homes and caused injuries as reporter jackie hi rick tells us, 50 million people are being threatened by hail, powerful winds and tornadoes today >> it's right in front of us. >> reporter: a messy weekend across the country as severe weather continues to spread across parts of the midwest. thunderstorms moving into eastern and central parts of kansas saturday, bringing heavy rain hail and dangerous winds, some gusts up to 60 miles an hour. the national weather service issuing a warning to kansas city after the region enjoyed sunshine and warm weather over the last few days. >> look at all the debris! oh, my gosh, just hit this house!
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>> reporter: dangerous storms producing tornadoes in southwest and central kansas. dashcam video capturing a tornado as it touches down near minneola, sparking grass fires, destroying buildings and overturning a semi truck. the high winds also kicking up a lot of debris. this region isn't out of the woods yet. another round is targeting the central plains on monday bringing more severe weather with possible tornadoes to kansas. powerful thunderstorms are also expected to expand to the middle of next week dropping tore ren torrential rain. similar drenching rain in missouri saying the downpour could bring flooding. in new york, jackie heinrich heinrich. they're commencement ceremony was canceled yesterday
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but some families made the most of it. [ cheering ]. >> thank you, thank you. >> when it rome, right? the message that the graduation had been canceled came too late for some of the families. some of the students who missed the concord ceremony will walk across the stage today at the hayward campus. >> the graduating class of 2019! >> well, they braved the elements at cal. uc berkeley's class of 2019, their years of hard work and the all-nighters wrapped up yesterday at their commencement ceremony. many of the new graduates telling us they have big goals for the future. >> to go through medical school. yeah, so it's a very good moment. >> hopefully the foreign service and maybe one day
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ambassador. >> about 5800 uc berkeley students graduated yesterday at memorial stadium. teachers in the east bay school district plan to be on picket lines tomorrow. teachers in -- announced they are fed up with the school district's refusal to invest in educators. two sides met on friday but negotiators say they didn't make much progress. they hope to continue contract talks this week. district says it will hold classes with other workers tomorrow for its 12,000 students. piedmont city council is expected to vote tomorrow on accepting $400,000 from the state's justice department. that's after a month's long debate over how that money would be used. the original idea was the grant would pay for a school resource officer, middle and high school campuses. students and parents said they
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could feel threatened so other ideas are considered. the council is likely to approve to use the money for community policing to focus on keeping the students from using drugs and alcohol and e- cigarettes. more prosecution taking the stand tomorrow. prosecutors are trying to build their case by showing the jury that the warehouse was a fire trap bound for disaster. last thursday battalion chief with more than 25 years of firefighting experience testified about the building's dangers, including all the old furniture, artwork and rugs and other items. the victims were trapped on the second floor which was actually a mezzanine that was not sealed which made it difficult for firefighters to put up has hadders. ktvu crime reporter henry lee is going to that trial each day. good to ktvu.com to read a daily ghost ship trial log. movie star and former governor arnold schwarzenegger is returning to an event in south africa today where he was
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the victim of a sneak attack. video of the incident have gone viral. the 71-year-old action hero was talking to fans and recording it on a cell phone yesterday and suddenly got drop kicked in the back. the suspect tackled immediately by security and dragged away. later schwarzenegger tweeted that he thought he had been pushed by the crowd. he said he was fine and is returning to an athletic competition in south africa. well, joe biden is looking to extend his lead in the polls for the democratic presidential nomination. >> coming up in the next hour, his first official campaign rally in philadelphia and his dig at president trump. a health update on former president jimmy carter. we'll tell you how he's doing after his hip placement surgery. you know when you're at ross and you find.hmmm. ...at a price that has you, like... okay. that's yes for less.
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good morning. thank you for joining us on this soggy sunday. i wish it would rain by the temptations. this one requested by -- thank you so much for your request. your suggestions, it is going to be wet for most if not the entire day. i will show you the time line of this and the week ahead coming up. new this morning, today is the first anniversary for the duke and duchess of sussex, better known as prance harry and meghan markle. the two tied the knot in a fairy tale wedding in saint george's chapel in windsor castle. they posted photos saying thank you for all the love and support from so many of you around the world. of course, the royal couple is marking their first year of marriage as a family of three.
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markle gave birth earlier this month. jimmy carter's recovery from surgery taking longer than he had expected. the former president had changed plans. he will not be teaching sunday school today. carter underestimated the time he would need to recover from a hip placement procedure. he's 94, by the way. broke his hip last week as he was leaving to go on a turkey hunt. in a statement carter apologized to those who had traveled from far away to listen to his message in georgia. statue of liberty museum is finally open. fox reporter laura engel takes a look at the history displayed inside those museum walls. >> reporter: -- >> ladies and gentlemen, the statue of liberty museum is now
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open to the public. >> reporter: it took builders two years and over $100 million to complete. the statue of liberty museum boasts three large gallery spaces. >> usually the you think the statue of liberty of a thing that's cartoonized in our culture but it's cool to see that people made that with their hands. >> reporter: the publicly funded project built on the opposite end of liberty island from lady liberty herself showcases a unique structure with glass walls and a copper colored roof which gives the appearance of rising out of the earth. the museum is the biggest addition to the area around the statue of liberty since she was first unveiled in 1886. the original torch lady liberty carried serves as the museum's center piece which many might remember it was replaced in the '80s because it started to leak. those who helped build the museum hope the artifacts will
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remind everyone of the symbolism for freedom. >> that's the beauty of it, the magic of it, is that people can put their beliefs behind the statue of liberty. >> reporter: other key features inside the museum, the life size copper replicas of lady liberty's face and foot. which one immigrant called thrilling. liberty island receives 4.5 million visitors every year. up until now the museum was inside the pedestal but only 20% of visitors were allowed inside due to post-9/11 security concerns. admission includes the purchase of a ferry ticket. now everyone will have a chance to come inside, hear the story about the statue, about those who built her and brought her here to the island. . we're now just minutes away from the start of san
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francisco's most unusual foot race. >> here's a live look from our camera at the starting line, beta breakers in the city. the first runners who will be crossing the starting line are the one that run for -- they will run sub-6 minute miles. sara is there in the mix somewhere. she'll join us live at the start starting line. she'll join us live at the top of the hour. >> as we stay on this shot, i think we're getting a break. they all look very relaxed. she said there was a downpour but no big muddles. see that blue sky? >> our photographers are the best. that's the timing you hope for because you want a little bit of a break. if it rains once you're all warmed up and going. >> by mile 3? hello. a lot of rain? >> it's one of those days you
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see a blue sky and then next thing you know, it's pouring on you. we are looking at mainly dry weather right now over areas of the north bay and san francisco and here's a view from the east bay as we look towards san francisco, and you can see all that cloud cover still in place. a little bit of blue sky. if we go to storm tracker 2 we can explain it a little bit better. this is a two-hour time lapse. you can see the line of rain that is marching across the bay area. you can see the lightning strikes so thunderstorms embedded in this. sara talked about that downpour early on. that's when it occurred and now it has shifted east. some of us beginning to get a break and we took a live shot from san francisco just moments ago. here we are, mainly dry conditions. maybe a little bit of drizzle. all the way down the peninsula at this point. it wasn't that long ago that rig was sitting in palo alto covered in rain. the north bay looking pretty good at the moment. you can almost see a clear-cut
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line where the rain still is at this time. palo alto a few showers. but take a look at the santa cruz area, lit up with thunderstorms from santa cruz -- we have thunder and lightning. that blue indicating we may have some hail out there which, of course, would be no surprise. here's a look at the east bay. it's covered from antioch to mount diablo. san ramon. as we head to the sierras, the snow continues to fall here but then an advisory in place until early tomorrow morning. if you're heading up, expect winter travel. we're expecting to see a foot of snow at least at the higher peaks by tomorrow morning and that winter storm warning is for 50, 80, all the small highways up towards tahoe as well. when it comes to the time line of this, there we are at 8:00. you can see that rain right about in there. as we get into the 8:00 hour,
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the scatters showers continue to fall. the stable, cold air circulating right about here is what's triggering the thunderstorms and see here we are at 1:00 in the afternoon, it still keeps coming. 5:00, the dinner hour, still scattered showers. i think we're going to dry out about 9:00, 10:00 tonight. temperatures in the upper 40s to low 50s. for the afternoon, cool day, 59 in oakland, 59 in concord. and the extended forecast here shows you partly sunny, dry for monday but it doesn't last. scattered showers likely on tuesday. before we get a break and the temperatures move up. we have low to mid-70s in the forecast for wednesday and thursday. something to look forward to. >> it's been a while. all right, let's talk nascars because tensions boiled over at the race. coming up we'll tell you what happened when these drivers overheated.
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two race drivers ended up more heated than their engines. carl larson went on to win that event, got a million dollar prize but during the cooldown lap which is at the end of the race, the drivers clint bowyer in the 14 car, there he is right there, and ryan newman in no. 6 bumped the car.
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boyar went over to newman and nascar talked to the pair afterwards. and said officials will keep an eye on those two in future races. they are not going to be penalized for the dust-up. i imagine he had his helmet on. >> i would hope so. >> so he was fine. on to baseball, madison bumgarner got help from his friends last night. how about eight runs of help and that was plenty as the giants picked up a win in the desert 8-5 over the d-backs. randy johnson throwing out the first pitch on the 15th anniversary of his perfect game. nice strike there. pair of triples in the game, one of them came from brandon crawford. that's evan longoria coming up. giants go 5-2 in the sixth and pablo sandoval lifts one out. giants beat the diamondbacks 8- 5. good news on the a's front. they have owned the tigers the last few years.
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daniel mengden with the reflexor pitch, snags it on the mound. watch that. hello. save my life, very nice. he was just called up from the minors. he pitched seven strong. got help from chad pinder who let it fly. a's have won 15 in a row over the tigers the last few years. they go for the sweep today. after eight seasons, the final episode of hbo's "game of thrones" does air tonight but not all fans are happy with how the final season has gone so they've gotten on change.org to set up a petition asking hbo to rewrite the final season and the petition has more than 1 million signatures. >> trying to wrap things up quickly so they're cheating us out of ending those story lines. >> it's all great. relax, enjoy it. have fun. >> i don't know if that petition is going to go
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anywhere but people are very passionate about "game of thrones." more than 13 people are expected to watch that series finale tonight. >> my sister only buys hbo for the week-long, what is it, six weeks and then she gets rid of it. she's so into "game of thrones." >> a lot of people. the start of the beta breakers is coming up. >> we'll take you live to the race in the city and get that start coming up. stay with us.
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. all right. we are here with the bay to breakers, looking like everyone is ready for the run. they are quite focused. >> yes. 40,000-plus getting ready. >> and they go! >> and they are off. the 108th running of the bay bridge. a lot of hills.
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it is iconic san francisco. this is, what they say, is the celebration of their run. >> yes. i think like 100,000 people showed up to watch. >> if you are running, yay! if you are watching, maybe not. welcome to mornings on 2 this sunday, may 19th. i am claudine wong. >> and i am frank mallicoat. i think rosemary orozco is responsible for the weather here. >> hey! a lot of cloud cover this morning and, yes, the rain. we have a line of rain pushing through the bay area embedded with thunderstorms that started
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roaring through san francisco a little bit earlier and has since passed. as we showed you the live shot of the run thankfully they have a bit of dry weather at the moment. hopefully you can see it. this is a two hour time lapse from a couple hours ago until now. the east and south bay continue to be pummeled by this rain. here is a look at the north bay and san francisco. down the peninsula we have mainly dry conditions at the moment. i am sure we have a little mist and drizzle out there. for the most part the heavy rain that was moving through an hour or two ago is pushing off to the east. we have the santa cruz mountains and santa cruz, the cap toll la area firing off some thunderstorms there. .
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over the next 12 hours or so we could pick up another quarter inch to half inch of rain so we are not done yet. >> sounds good. happening now, we showed you a few moments ago the hundredth annual bay to breakers race is now under way the hundreds of people taking part. we have sara zendehnam live at the starting line. there is another wave of runners that look like they are ready to go. >> reporter: that right.
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good morning, claudine. the first group took off a few moments ago now we are are waiting for the second group. so exciting to hear them count down from ten seconds and then they were off. those windshield the elite riders that are very serious. as we get further to the back of the group we have a lot of the runners that are just out here to have fun, family with children and more. you can see they are anxiously awaiting here. let's see how much longer we have. take a look at this. they are counting down! 4, 3, 2, 1! all right. they are off! take a look at them. this is the second group of runners. they are hitting the ground running, literally. check them out. oh, my goodness, these people are brave in this cold. it is cold out here, even though it is not raining anymore the sun is coming out a little bit.
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take a look at all these runners. they are excited and serious about this race. of course, there are a lot of people out here just having a really good time. this is the first time in about 14 years it really rained hard on race day. but mother nature is on our side right now. earlier et was a different story. the corral time was changed to 6:30 a.m. so runners wouldn't be gathered outside as long because of the threat of thunderstorms, but other than that no other issues to report. a really fun vibe out here. and we spoke to an army veteran that said this is more than just a race for him. him. >> we run the bay to breakers once a year. basically myself and my body trying to deal with pain all day. i run it to prove i can still do it. >> reporter: the starting point right here where we are right now is howard and main.
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all of these runners are going west through the city. the race ends at the great highway. of course several road closures along the way. if you have any plans on being in the city, just be aware of that. the san francisco department of emergency management has set up a test text alert for the bay to breakers. the information is on your screen. this is the second group of runners. we have seen cool costumes already. i can assume the really, really funny costumes are in the back. but look at this. we have a crown, a pineapple, pigs, flamingos. we have everything here. there is a lot of excitement out here and i don't even like running that much but i am excited. all these people and this. thank you enthusiasm, i will just let them do the hard work and i will report on them,
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right? back to you. sara zendehnam, ktvu fox 2 news. >> full disclosure. thank you, sara. the storm system moving through the bay area has been keeping crews busy in the north bay. a large tree fell in the naked of monte rio yesterday. it brought down power lines and sparked two small fires. fortunately nobody was hurt. >> upon arrival we had two large trees down, one car damaged and the other completely destroyed. we had a house on fire down the street and another one with fire insulation burning. >> the trees are likely to fall later in the season with all the thick new foliage. well, some families made the most of it with graduation
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ceremonies canceled because of rain. cal state east's cancellation came too late for some families already on their way and one family we spoke to said they didn't have any plans to waste the trip. >> they said there is no rush, it has been canceled. >> unfortunate news but we wanted to come and see what we could do. >> i am sorry for the graduates and parents and faculty too. we were looking forward to this. >> such a disappointment. students that missed the ceremony will be able to walk across the stage today at the hayward campus. it was scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m. and pushed back until 5:00 tonight because of the weather. hopefully the weather is better this evening. and the sonoma state university commencement ceremonies will continues today rain or shine. three department ceremonies were held yesterday and three
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more will be held later today. the university says there will still be outdoor seats available even if it rains so people are being couraged to bring umbrellas and dress accordingly. california senator and democratic presidential candidate kamala harris will be holding a rally in los angeles this afternoon. >> senator harris' campaign says it has raised more than $160,000 to support abortion rights groups after georgia, alabama and missouri passed restrictive abortion bills. joe biden is at his campaign headquarters in philadelphia and held his first rally there yesterday. he told thousands of supporters believes he is the best person to bring the country together.
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>> if american people want a president to add to our division, lead with a clenched fist, a closed hand, a hard heart, to demonize your opponent, spew hatred, they don't need me. they have president donald trump. >> biden did not talk about detailed policy proposals yesterday. in the coming weeks he will be traveling to tennessee, florida and texas, three states that president trump won in 2016. according to the latest fox news poll joe biden runs along primary voters with 35%, up from 31% in march. senator bernie sanders is there with 17%, followed by elizabeth warren at 9% and butte at 5% well, we are talking about the warriors. no kevin durant but a 3rd quarter run brings it 110-99.
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the were years steph curry leads the charge. portland owned much of the first half. damian lillard here, now the other way and watch the big guy, saying get out of my way with the dunk. and the blazers are up 13 at the half. then the wake up call. draymond green playing his big game with a triple double, 20 points, 13 boards. he had a monster game. curry will bury another 3 ball here giving them the lead for good. and the warriors win it by 11. now up 3-0 in the series. here is draymond green. >> it is easy to get these guys to make more and more shots
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when kevin is not on the floor. it puts pressure on them so i take it upon myself to push the pace. >> it started with the second half defense. we held them with 33 points and got amazing contributions off the bench. >> the blazers have won straight play-off games and they go for ten straight and a sweep of the series tomorrow night and the sharks are hoping to bounce back from a rather lackluster game on friday in stews. s. the blues didn't need anymore. the sharks finally got a tally, then went through the 3rd period. the sharks lose it 2-1. the series is tied up two games a piece. me will be back on home ice and that will be a shot in the
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army. they have won the last 7 at the tank. hoping they can do it again today if the weather allows. rosemary says around 10:30 when the rally is scheduled to start there could be scattered showers. that should not be enough to cancel the rally which will wrap up just before noontime when the game starts. tarts. >> all right. go sharks. rebuilding efforts after february's floods in the north bay have not always been easy. how the federal government is stepping in to help parts of the state effected by floods and mud slides earlier in the year. we are learning plastic in the ocean may be ending up in the food we eat. the eye-opening discovery just after the break. ♪ ♪ with the chase mobile app, jason wu could pay practically anyone, at any bank,
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. ♪ [ music playing ] g ] ♪ good morning. a live look at the east bay hills and some selena to get you going this morning. this requested by viewer julie that said this is one of her favorite songs. this is one of sara zendehnam's favorite songs by selena, too. we have a gray day under way.
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showers falling and will continue to fall as we roll through your bay area sunday. i have details on what you can expect today and the week ahead coming up. >> all right, rosemary. thank you. tons of plastic eating up our ocean beaches every year. >> the problem is it is not going away on its own. reporter jonathan hunt on the growing trash problem >> bottles, cans, cigarette butts, plastic. >> reporter: cleaning up the trash from the area beaches, much of it plastic, is a never ending task >> everyone uses this. >> reporter: it is easy to see the issue when the trash is on our beaches, but the bigger problem, scientists say, is in the world's oceans. 8 million tons of plastic are being dumped into the oceans every year, according to the non-profit ocean conservancy. the great pacific garbage patch is estimated to be the size of texas. it is not all large pieces. there are billions of tiny
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broken up pieces of plastic floating on the surface and sinking all the way to the ocean floor. researchers say it is killing marine life and making its way into the food we eat >> these tiny pieces of plastic eventually end up in them. if we eat fish we may be eating plastic pieces, as well. >> we have to go to the source and create a solution to eliminate plastics from getting goo is waters. >> reporter: but creating affordable and boy degradable versions of plastic will take research, money and commitment. >> the plastic industry is very powerful. they are not ready to let it go yet but we need to bring awareness to consumers. >> reporter: plastic water bottles, an estimated 500 billion, are consumed every year worldwide. cutting these out of our lives is one small step we can all
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take according to researchers to help pave the way to what could be a giant leap in tackling the global plastics problem. jonathan hunt, fox news. well, if you can wait until wednesday, rumor has it we may see sunshine. you know, that big ball in the sky. >> i am scared to think it is coming, because weather changes, rosemary. we get all excited and then -- >> the weather is far out to bank on, right? but well, how about tomorrow? i may be able to give you sunshine tomorrow. >> i will take it. >> well, today we won't see much sunshine. we will see peeks of blue and that could only enhance the instability of our atmosphere and what does that mean? thunderstorms a possibility for today. here is a look after the rainfall. so far, just updated these numbers. kempfield is coming in with 2.08 inches there.
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that may be the winner. oakland reporting more than an inch. livermore a little more than half an inch but the rain is falling in livermore in the last half hour to hour. we will see if that comes up. san jose is nearing .31. san francisco close to .08 of an inch. here is stormtracker 2. we have been watching this line of rain scoot over the bay area as we started earlier this morning. you will see the lightning strikes indicating the thunderstorms embedded within that line of moderate to heavy rain. it is now shifted to the east. the north bay has a break. san francisco down along the peninsula. you can see more behind it. we have scattered showers that will continue the entire day and with the cold and unstable air moving through today, the risk of thunderstorms will be with us, as well. if i give you a still shot you can see a little more clearly how that rain line is now
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pretty much on its way out of the bay area. we have just a few still covered and it is pouring over the higher elevations into areas over santa cruz. a little earlier we had lightning and thunder over santa cruz, the capitola. that is now shifting over to the east. antioch and brentwood covered in green, yellow and orange. 15 minutes ago just shifting offer to the east now. the sierra have a winter storm warning in place. for folks driving up, be prepared for that winter travel. the winds are light and a little breezy early on. could pick up at time, especially if you have a thunderstorm move over your area today. the winter storm warning goes until early monday morning with a new foot of snow expected at higher elevations. here is a look at future-cast.
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at 10:00 we have the sharks and fan fest out there. it will be a soggy one with scattered showers. by 11:00 the showers finally, finally dying down. here is a look at your temperatures. upper 40s to low 50s. this afternoon upper 50s to low 60s. dry tomorrow, scattered showers a possibility on tuesday. nice wednesday and thursday. >> how about later in the week, next friday and saturday? do we get more rain coming in? >> it looks pretty good. not as bad as what we are dealing with right now. >> thank you, rosemary. well, a man sentenced to two decades in prison for joining the taliban. >> why he could be released early and the opposition around that decision. more on that coming up.
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starting tomorrow law enforcement will be focusing on the "click it or ticket it" campaign. california has the higher use rates, better than 96% using them, but it is down from 2013 when 97.5% of california drivers and passengers wore their seatbelts. the fine for not wearing your seatbelt, by the way is $162
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and for children not using car seats, the fine is $490. san francisco mayor sam liccardo is calling for a project to use more like lanes in the downtown area a big success. he is celebrating the san francisco better bikeways project tomorrow morning at 10:00. it will be at the martin luther king library. the better bikeways project is part of the city's plan to reduce greenhouse initiatives. fire officials were happy for the number of people that took part in the emergency evacuation drill. despite the rain the drill got under way with an alert going out to 2,000 cell phone owners that signed up for the warnings. then you had hundreds participating in the accessorize which was sign designed to show people what it would be like if the wildfires hit the western oaks neighborhood of novato and people had to evacuate to gyms like that one. it gets people ready for the real thing.
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>> it is very simple. jump in the car and we need to have a good bag of stuff. this is a routine drill. what if we are leaving and there is valuable stuff left in the house that needs to be taken care of that we want to have with us? >> county officials will review the surveys taken at evacuation centers to see what went well and what they can do to improve. the time is 8:27. up next, remembering a long- serving east bay congresswoman. plans this week in washington to honor the life of the former congresswoman, coming up.
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. all right. it is race day for the thousands of runners making it across san francisco in the annual bay to breakers race. a wet one this year. the finish line along the great highway in ocean beach. that is where they are headed. some take the race very seriously. others not so much. are you looking? >> i think it is a fun race out there. they are having a good time this morning, so -- >> great costumes >> yes. that was the start of the race, and what it looks like. it goes on all morning long. there are thousands of people. that was main and howard. they are heading to the panhandle and the golden gate park for the 100th annual bay to breakers. we are certainly excited to see it. sara zendehnam is headed to the middle of the race and we will check back in with her in just a little bit but thank you for joining us this morning.
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good to have you with us. i am frank mallicoat here with claudine wong. and rosemary, you are talking to us about all this wet weather we are enjoying. >> and it continues! a look there at the beautiful golden gate bridge. a little blue sky above all that cloud cover there. through the early morning hours we had a really heavy line of rain move through, bringing with it thunderstorms. it is pretty much shifted to the east. you can see it here on this screen. about 6:30 or so it was really coming down over areas of san francisco. then it broke just in time and left us with mainly dry weather over san francisco just in time for bay to breakers. now to where we are seeing some of that. if i put the satellite and radar in still motion you can see the north bay, san francisco, down along the peninsula and east bay getting a break as well as areas over the south bay. still heavy rain along highway 101 south of san jose over
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toward morgan hill and gilroy. on the east side of santa cruz there, as well. maybe capitola and surrounding areas still getting rain. to the east, livermore a few sprinkles and east of livermore toward tracy is where we are having the heavier rain as it shift into the sacramento central valley and in the sierra the snow continues to fall with a winter storm warning for those traveling up along highway 50 and i-80. you will need the snow tires and chains. you know the drill. we have 51 in that votto under soggy skies. sara zendehnam says yes, it is cool and chilly.
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in novato there was enough rain for drivers to put on their windshield wipers and bring out the umbrellas. as rosemary mentioned, the rain is not done yet. you will need the umbrellas again today and part of the week, as well. even though we are in mid-may, the rain here is turning into a lot of snow. there are chain controls on all the major highways heading to lake tahoe and reno. a winter storm warning in place on the western slope of the sierra through tonight. forecasters are calling for several inches of fresh snow today. there could be even more on monday. the storm stalls over the tahoe basin. if you are heading to the mountains take note. well, federal help is on the way for parts of the state damaged by storms and mud slides earlier this year. president trump issued a
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disaster declaration to help 17 counties in california. napa and sonoma counties are included. flooding in sonoma county from the russian river in february now means they are eligible for federal money to repair the damage. and storms are expected to pound states in the central and eastern portion of the u.s. today nebraska cleaning up from the damage caused by severe tornadoes that ripped off the roofs of homes and caused injuries. more than 50 million americans are being threatened today by hail, powerful winds and isolated tornadoes. here is more. >> wow, look at that! >> it is right in front of us. >> reporter: a messy weekend across the country as severe weather continues to spread across parts of the midwest. thunderstorms moving into eastern and central parts of kansas saturday, bringing heavy rainfall, hail and dangerous winds. some gusts at 60 miles per hour. the national weather service issuing a warning to kansas city after the region enjoyed
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sunshine and warm weather over the last few days. >> look at all the debris. oh my gosh, it just hit this house. >> reporter: dangerous storms producing tornadoes in southwest and central kansas. dash cam catching a tornado as it touching down in mineola overnight, crossing fields, hitting buildings and over turning this semi-truck. and now another round of the storm system is targeting the central plains on monday bringing more severe weather and possible tornadoes to kansas. powerful thunderstorms are expected to expand the middle of next week, dropping torrential rain through much of the u.s. and the national weather service reporting similar drenching rain in missouri saying the downpours could set the stage for flooding in the coming days and widespread flooding could become a major concern in the coming days. grants of the cal state east bay campus will have
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another chance to walk across the stage today. the ceremonies were canceled because of the rain but families made the most of it. [cheering & applause] >> thank you. >> now, the message that graduation had been canceled came too late for some families. all the chairs were set up and they were ready to go but they were worried about safety. students that missed it will be able to walk the stage today at the hayward campus. the ceremony scheduled there to start at 10:00 this morning also facing changes, pushed back to 5:00 because of the weather, 5:00 this afternoon. and uc berkeley's class of 2019 waking up as proud graduates this morning.
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many of the new graduates told us they have big goals for the future. >> i plan to go to medical school. so, it is a really good moment. >> hopefully the foreign service and maybe one day an ambassador. >> about 1500uc berkeley students graduated yesterday at memorial stadium. and the east bay teachers plan to be on the picket lines instead of in the classrooms tomorrow. the teachers in the union city- new haven school district are fed up with the school district's refusal to invest in educators. the two sides met last week and didn't make a lot of progress. they hope to continue their talks this week. the district will hold classes for substitute workers tomorrow for its 12,000 students. and the piedmont city council is expected to vote tomorrow on accepting nearly $400,000 from the state's justice department after a month's long debate over the how the money should be used.
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the original idea was for grants to pay school resource officers on middle school and high school campuses but students and parents said that could feel threatening so other ideas were considered. the council is likely to approve using the money for community policing focusing on keeping students from using drugs, alcohol, tobacco and e-cigarettes. well, week three of testimony in the ghost ship warehouse trial begins tomorrow with more prosecution witnesses taking the stand. prosecutors are trying to build their case by showing the jury the warehouse was a fire trap bound for kids. a battalion chief with more than 25 years of experience testified about the dangers, including the old art work, furniture and other items stored in the warehouse. the victims for trapped on the second floor, a mezzanine not sealed and it made it difficult for firefighters to put up ladders. henry lee is posting updates about the trial each day. you can also go to ktvu.com and
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read the daily ghost ship trial blog and senator ellen tauscher will be remembered. she was an early supporter of same-sex marriage. she worked for the u.s. state department and served on the university california board of regents and the board of advisors for the elon musk spacex. she died last week from complications from pneumonia. she was 67 years old. the warriors are just a win away from the nba finals for the sixth straight year. the warriors now lead the the player's championship series three games to none. the divestitures were down 3 at the half. coach kerr called steph curry a
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wrecking ball with 36 including six 3-pointers and the warriors go on to beat the blazers 110- 99. >> they gave us a really strong punch in the 2nd quarter but there was no panic in the locker room. we kept our composure. our energy and effort in the 3rd quarter. >> the blazers star oakland native damian lillard only had 19 points, made just 5 of 18 shots from the field but to be fair there is a report out this morning he is playing with a separated rib, an injury he got after a scramble for a ball in game number two. the warriors gore if the sweep against the blazers tomorrow night. well, the best innovations are being showed off this weekend at the maker's fair. >> and organizers of the creative event worry this may be their very last show. ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪
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well, firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a dim tall billard to catch fire. you can imagine all the people in times square are like, we have an issue here. >> is that supposed to be happening? >> exactly. an autopsy scheduled tomorrow for a man that survived the columbine school attack. austin eubanks was only 37 and found dead in his home in colorado yesterday. authorities went to check on him after he didn't answer his phone. investigators do not suspect foul play. he later became addicted to prescription drugs. more recently he opened up about overcoming addiction and becoming a motivational speaker. a man in morin county convicted of working for the tall pan after the september 11 attacks will be released from prison this week. john walker with us sentenced to 20 years in federal prison and is scheduled for early release from a facility in indiana. he will be paroled for the final three years of his
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sentence because of good behavior in prison. he joined the tall pan in may or june of 2001 when he was just 20 years old. the u.s. military captured him in afghanistan in late 2001 . he accepted a plea deal in 2002 to avoid a life sentence. president trump opposes his early release. attorneys that represent adult film star stormy daniels in a lawsuit against donald trump will be in court for his open case tomorrow. michael avenatti is being indicted for filing false tax returns and embezzlements. he already filed a not guilty plead. the trial is scheduled to start on june 25. the border patrol has migrants from texas to san diego. homeland security officials say the idea is to provide relief for overworked staff at the border crossing with the most undocumented migrants. people taken to san diego will
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be printed, interviews and turned over to custom officials and migrants could also be taken to detroit, miami, buffalo and new york. and president donald trump is hitting the campaign trail. he is holding a campaign rally tomorrow night in central pennsylvania in the small town of montoresville. the public school district canceled school tomorrow because of the influx of all the people. president donald trump's rally comes as democrats are paying more attention to the swing states and the president using the rally to support a republican running for an open congressional seat in a special election. live look at the bay to breakers finish line. check it out. looks like there are lots of folks. they are making great time.
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>> 6 minute miles or less. i would not be in that group! >> they have good weather there at the finish it looks like. some people still at the farting line, though, as well so keep that in mind when you have thousands of people running this race. it does take a while to get everyone through. congratulations. you can see the sun is out there a little bit. so, we have a camera at the finish line. we are watching all the protestings there and we will check -- progressions there and we will check in with sara zendehnam in a bit. she is there. but rosemary -- >> yes, for runners it is nice. that is good. cloudy skies, breezy conditions and a little blue sky there for the bay to breakers. and in san francisco to the west toward the homes and buildings there you can see a little bright light in areas indicating partly sunny skies out there. we are going to be in and out
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of a few sunny breaks. that will only create a more unstable atmosphere. we already have one in place. let's look at what is happening as far as rainfall amounts. we are not done just yet. this is preliminary. kentfield 2.8 reported there. redwood city almost .75. san francisco almost .81 there. over napa 1.34 inches. scattered showers will continue. the possibility of thunderstorms will continue, as well. this is a two hour time lapse. early on you may have been woken up in the 6:30 to 7:30 hour with the lightning and thunder embedded in that cell. look other the santa cruz mountain area it continues to push off to the east. it is pretty much in the
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sacramento valley at this point. we are with mostly cloudy conditions and a few light scattered showers right now. that will change because the bands will continue to move through as the colder unstable part of the storm moves through today. gilroy near highway 101 looks messy. over the diablo range it is coming down. antioch, brentwood, maybe a few scattered showers but it is moving out of the area toward tracy and the sacramento valley, stockton and modesto area. in the sierra we have snow falling and a advisory still in place until early tomorrow morning. if you are traveling, be prepares, 50, 80, all those highways toward lake tahoe, winter storm warnings for travelers. here is what you can expect at 11:00. scattered showers. 1:00 scattered showers. and into 5:00 scattered showers. here is a look at tonight, finally going to dry out. temperatures under mostly cloudy skies and rainy conditions. we have 49 in berkeley, 50 in
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downtown san francisco. 51 in sunnyvale. afternoon highs today upper 50s to low 60s. it will be a cool one. 57 for san francisco. 59 in hayward. some of us are already starting in the 50s right now. we may only warm a few degrees over the entire course of the day. here is a look at the extended forecast. dry tomorrow. rain returns on tuesday, at least it looks to be likely at the moment. then we are dry for wednesday and thursday and through the weekend with mild temperatures in store. >> it is something to look forward to. >> i like it. >> i like it, too. the sharks are hoping to rally in game 5 of the western conference finals. >> how the team is expected to whip up a little energy from fans today before the big game against the blues at noontime today. plus, one of the most anticipated finales. how "game of thrones" fans are pleading with hbo to bring back the show for one more season.
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good news on the a's front. they have owned the tigers the last several seasons. take a look at this reflex catch, a hot shot back to the mound. shading his face right there. great catch. just called up from the minors. he pitched seven strong. and chad pender will let it fly. the as won 15 in a row over the
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tigers. they go for the sweep later today. after 8 seasons the final episode of hbo's "game of thrones" will air later tonight but not all fans are happy with how the final season has gone down so far. now more on what the fans are demanding from the show's writers from reporter jennifer williams. >> reporter: the finale is here but the "game of thrones" fans should brace themselves because the complaints are coming. the fans want a mulligan on the final season and a petition created on change.org is quickly closing in on 1 million signatures. >> whenever anything pop culture happens people are angry about it and want their voices to be heard. i am shocked at how quickly it got up to now 800,000 signatures, but it probably won't do anything. >> it is all great.
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relax, enjoy it and have fun. >> reporter: those that have enjoyed the eighth and final installment of the series are in the minority. >> there were so many story lines they have not completed. they are cheating us out of ending the story lines. >> could have been better. >> could they do it again? >> yes, they can. >> reporter: the pop culture classics such as is sopranos and how i met your mother have also been accused of botching the finale. >> the actual people that pay money for your products make a lot of noise, but there is just a handful of them -- >> i would have liked them to take a little more time to stretch out the plot lines and character-building up to this point, but they had this plan and stuck to it and it is what
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it is. it is still a great show. >> that was jennifer williams reporting. according to observer.com more than 13 million people are expected to watch the series finale later tonight. mega millions fever is heating up all across the bay area and country. no one matched all six numbers in friday's drawing so that means next tuesday's drawing has grown to $367 million. the cash option is $228 million. the odds of winning is just 1 in 302 million but it is just a couple of bucks. southern california is one offer the big winners when it comes to the international paper airplane flying contest in austria this weekend. look at that technique from the winner. 185 feet. the longest duration of flight in acrobatic titles at stake.
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a woman was the first to earn a paper airplane world title. 52,000 people from 58 countries took part, entering the early qualifying rounds of the competition. >> that is a long flight right there. more democrats are hitting the cam paper trail ahead of next month's debate. the message senator kamala harris is expected to give as she visits l.a. for the first time as a participant. and tens of thousands of runners braving the wet weather in the 108th annual bay to breakers race. that is the finish line. we will show you the start and much more when we come back.
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a man convicted of joining the callow band set to be released from prison this week. the opposition building around the early release. and several presidential candidates on the presidential trail including the president himself. good morning. you are taking a live look this morning on what has now become
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the finish line. making their way across san francisco for the annual 12 k. it is not only the warmest place. even when you are bundled up much less coming out of the rain. some wear costumes. others don't wear anything. >> did you know the race was first run in 1912 as a way to revive the city's spirit after the 2006 earthquake. it was given its present name after 25 people ran the race and 63. i ran it in 81. i think there was 100,000
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people. here is what it looked like when the race began. the race takes runners through the civic center before going toward the panhandle and up to the golden gate park. >> this is the 108th year. it has changed a lot over the years. one of the oldest races in the world. a very fun time. we will check back in with them in a few minutes. welcome to mornings on two. >> happy sunday! there and is here. it will be hanging out for a while. >> on and off for the entire day. not drawing out until tonight. cloudy at times. blue skies at times. taking you a live look at san francisco. cloud cover and blue skies. in and out of scattered showers. cannot rule out the possibility
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of thunderstorms. temperatures on cool side way below average. a very cool shot. hit look at the storm tracker. we will show you the heavier rain that rolled across the bay area earlier this morning. it is now into the sacramento central valley area. you can see we are left with scattered showers behind it. we have the center of the storm moving through. the most unstable cold air bringing the risk of thunderstorms. we had quite a bit of thunder and lightning coming through earlier. we have calm down at least for the time being. scattered showers over the northbay. san francisco and along the peninsula. pacifica, half moon bay. south bay, east bay are mainly dry at the moment. a lot of cloud cover in place. it is soggy. you can see how the rain line has shifted into areas of stockton, modesto. if we shift our eyes back this
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direction, over the higher elevations, we have some shower activity going on there. as far as the zeros, the winter storm warning continues for this area. if you are traveling or trying to come back down, be prepared. on the highways and around tahoe. rain fell, anywhere from a quarter inch to a half inch expected over the next 12 hours before we dry out. i will have a look at the time when coming up in a little bit. temperatures right now, upper 40s to the low 50s. afternoon highs, upper 50s to low 60s. we will have a look at those numbers and take a look ahead at the week coming up. we will keep the weather theme going. the storm system moving to the bay area has been keeping crews in the northbay very busy. and in monte rio, this tree brought down power lines and sparked small fires a two different homes. both fires were put out
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quickly. nobody was injured. >> upon arrival, we had a large tree down on top of three different vehicles. two with minor damage and to destroyed. we had a meter outside the house burning. down the hill, we had a fire under the house under the insulation. >> firefighters say trees are more likely to come down during late-season storms all because of the extra weight from the thick brand-new foliage. a california senator and democratic candidate kamala harris will hold a rally in los angeles this afternoon. senator harris will be speaking at a community college in south los angeles. it is the first time harris has had a campaign event in la and is expected to talk more about teacher pay and gun violence. the campaign has raised more than $160,000 to support abortion rights groups after georgia, alabama and missouri past restrictive abortion
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bills. and -- a town hall in columbus, indiana. tomorrow he is heading to iowa for another town hall that centers on gun violence for he has made gun reform a central issue. and we are learning more about bernie sanders plans for charter schools and a new education proposals. the idea to rally in south carolina saturday. the vermont senator says he supports a ban on for-profit charter schools at a moratorium on public funding for all new charters. he also said he wants to address racial disparities when it comes to education with teachers salaries, school meals and more money for schools in low income neighborhoods. >> this plan calls for a transformative investment and our children, our teachers and our schools. and a fundamental rethinking of the unjust and inequitable funding of our public education
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system. >> sanders did not offer specifics on how he plans to pay for the proposals but he hinted at rolling back tax cuts enacted during the trump administration. former vice president joe biden is facing his headquarters -- basing his headquarters in philadelphia. he had his official campaign rally there yesterday. he told thousands of supporters that he believe he is the best person to bring the country together. he spoke at length on how he thinks he can beat president trump. >> joe biden did not talk about any detailed policy proposals yesterday. in the coming weeks, he will travel to tennessee, florida and texas. according to the latest fox news poll, former vice president joe biden is leading
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among democratic primary voters with 35% which is up from 31%. then you have senator bernie sanders with 17%. elizabeth warren has 9%. kamala harris rounds out the top five at 5%. today is the final day of bay area maker fair in san mateo. inventors, grantmakers and engineers displaying their latest creations. it includes more than 800 exhibits. most of them are interactive. the event celebrates the maker movement, a tech influence to do. one brother and sister team from san jose brought a device that contains methane and carbon monoxide. >> there are a lot of wildfires in california going on. there are dangerous gases that go everywhere. with liz, i think hopefully it will decrease that and keep humans and animals safer. >> this year's maker fair could be the bay area's last.
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all the organizers say the event has struggled financially in recent years and they are not quite sure if they will be back next year. the san mateo county event center doors will open this morning at 10:00. lee sanford blood center is asking the public for blood donations. specifically anyone with o positive or o negative blood. officials say supplies are low and the blood center needs donations to meet the demands from hospitals. people are encouraged to walk into one of the three donation centers. people in east palo alto have a safer way to get across highway 101. >> city leaders holding a ribbon cutting ceremony saturday for a new pedestrian and bicycle overpass. the brokerage will connect a neighborhood on the west side of the freeway with the city schools, shops, businesses and
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community centers. >> when they put in the 101, they divided the community west side and east side. today the two communities are connected and many people living on the west side can come across the bridge and shop and do the things they need to do. >> the new overpass began at men road and bayshore road and ends behind the home depot. the project took a year and half to complete. rebuilding efforts in the northbay after flooding has not always been easy. >> we will show you how the government is stepping in to help parts of the state that were affected by floods and mudslides earlier in the year. some runners in the race to the finish line. you can see some here slowing down. we are at the start and finish of the race. we have more when we come back.
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pete buddha judge good morning. a look at san francisco. a mix of blue skies and clouds as you are joining us at this very moment. scattered showers remaining in the forecast. maybe a thunderstorm or two moving through as well. i will have a look at what is
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going on on the radar and what you can expect temperature wise and a look at the week ahead. >> looks promising. thousands of runners are braving the rain in san francisco's 108th annual beta breakers. it started at 8:00 this morning at howard and main street. runners making their way through the civic center, goldengate park and ocean beach. before finishing along the great highway at ocean beach, here is a look. you can see some tired folks and tired feet. they just ran seven plus miles. we want to know where sara is. there she has. where are you? >> reporter: i am still at the start line. the last group just took off about five minutes ago. there is one person that has to make their way across. i told you i'm not really a runner so that is all i'm going to do.
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i do have to say that the last group took off a few minutes ago. there are already people that have finished this race. i will read their names. the winner of the female division of this race, carolyn roderick. she finished in 39 minutes. and gabriel gain, 35 minutes. it probably took a couple of hours to run the 12 k. there are people that have had a lot of fun out here today. cleanup is underway if you can believe that. there are people out here cleaning up. packing up this area to get it back open to drivers. the rain did not really dampen any of the spirits here. it did make the tortillas pretty soggy. it was the first time in about 14 years that it rained hard on race day. mother nature on our side right now. earlier it was another story. the corral time was changed to 6:30 a.m. so runners would not be gathered outside for very long
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because of the threat of thunderstorms. other than that, really no issues. it started sprinkling a couple of minutes ago. it has let up again so that is good news. there are people that have the costumes. that is the most fun part of the entire race. there are others that take it very seriously. >> we have been planning this since october. we wanted to dress up as a strong female figure. and an overwhelming majority vote. >> the starting point is right where we are at howard and main. of course the runners are running west and they will finish at the great highway. there are several road closures. there are people working very fast to get all the road closures opened up and everything. back out here live, you can see there we will walk you around. this is the starting line. people are picking things that.
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the barriers coming down. it seems like a minute ago, all these people were running across. now it is all over for this area. check back in with us and about 30 minutes and we will see where we are. in san francisco, ktvu fox news. >> the only thing worse than a soggy run is a soggy cleanup. >> yes. >> thank you to all the folks making sure that the race route is clean this morning. >> and of course you have to get back from ocean beach too. >> 35 minutes to finish a 12 k. even with all of those hills, that is like 4-41-mile. congratulations to the winners. >> the sharks and the blues go at it again for game five of the conservations --
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conference finals. st. louis scored in the first 37 seconds of the game. and that was followed by a second goal in the same period. the blues would need no more. the sharks did finally score. it was midway through the third period. but the damage was already done and they just could not bring it back. the sharks lost 2-1. the series is tied at two games apiece. back on home ice. >> the sharks have been holding street rallies for each and every game. they are hoping they can do it again today. if the weather holds up. we checked in with rosemary this morning. she said around 10:30 in san jose, the rally is scheduled to start. there could be scattered showers. so you may want to head that way. it will wrap up just before noon when the game starts at the tank. you saw some of the face painters. a slapshot booth and a photo booth. getting motivated before game
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number five at noon. how about the worrier? no kevin durant. down 13 and a half on the road in portland. it did not look good. a third quarter run turned it all around in portland. game three goes their way. 110-99. going up three games to none in the western conference final. leading the charge, mr. three- pointer himself steph curry. portland owned much of the first half. oakland with a steel with damien lillard. going getaway and finding the big man for the finish. the blazers find 13. and then draymond green -- here. during a down. golden state down. only five on the dunk. a good game. triple-double. another one of his 12 assists going up and in. adding 13. and steph curry, burying another three. giving then the lead. and why not. how about another long one.
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finishing with 37. the warriors win by 11. up 3-0 in the series. here is draymond green on winning the game. >> it is very easy to try to get these guys to make more and more shots when kevin is not on the floor. you cannot put that much pressure on them. i tried to take it upon myself. >> we hold them at 33 points. we got amazing contributions off the bench. >> the blazers have lost nine straight playoff games to the warriors dating back to 2016. they will go for 10 straight and a big sweep in the series. it is 9:19 a.m. time to get over to rosemary and check out when the sun will be coming back. >> a little bit of sun today. more sun tomorrow. i will take it.
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rain tuesday. morse on wednesday. more on that in the extended forecast. let's take care of today and the here and now. mostly cloudy skies. a little bit of sunshine. not much. we do have stable air. colder air moving through today. with the sunny brakes, it only increases the risk of thunderstorms. here is a look at the rainfall amounts so far. most areas are within a half inch, inch and a half. santa rosa, a little more than an inch. napa, inch and a third. san francisco, nearly eight attempts. redwood city, almost three quarters. livermore, half-inch. oakland, inch and a third. not done yet. this is preliminary. so far, we will continue with scattered showers. earlier this morning, it was really coming down. thunder, lightning and perhaps some hail as well. the main band of rain moves
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through. it is into the sacramento and central valley. you may have heard it. and it may have startled you a bit. here is a look at what is behind it. scattered showers and they keep coming on and off for the entire day. here is a look at the north bay. the higher elevations at the moment. along petaluma along highway 101. highway one seeing some scattered showers. if we moved to the east bay, crossing the bay bridge into alameda, oakland, east bay hills, highway 24. if you scattered showers. along the peninsula just south of san francisco. so the beta breaker is still mainly dry. a little clearing at the moment. we do have down along the peninsula, widespread rain along 101, crossing the san mateo bridge. here is a look at the circulation. that is what has to move through. that is where the most unstable coldest air will reside. that is what brings us a risk
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of thunderstorms even into the afternoon. the wind today, generally light. oklahoma -- a south breeze at 12. a look at the future cost. 11:00, scattered showers. 1:00, scattered showers. 5:00, 6:00, scattered showers. tomorrow is dry. upper 40s to the low 50s right now. upper 40s to the low 60s into the afternoon. so a cool day. 57 is the afternoon high in san francisco tail. 61, livermore. the extended forecast, partly sunny tomorrow. temperatures are slightly warmer. then we see another return for the rain tuesday. wednesday and thursday, mostly sunny and into the 70s. that trend at the moment looks like it will carry us into the weekend. >> okay. we will keep an eye on that. thank you. bringing attention to children living in poverty.
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visit your local chase branch. a bus to a raising awareness about child poverty in california pulls into oakland today. the tour features a coalition of lawmakers, community activists and parents. they will attend a noontime meeting at st. mary's center. state senator nancy skinner is taking part. the bus trip began friday in san diego and will to be tomorrow in with a rally. organizers are pushing for a plan that would invest in a family oriented program in order to cut child poverty and half by 10-20 years. law enforcement agencies around the state are focusing on seatbelts and the people not wearing them. it is a "click it or ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign and it is getting a new focus. california has one of the
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highest seatbelt use rates in the country. better than 96%. but it is down from 2013 when 97 and a half% to 97.5% of drivers and passengers used seatbelts. the fine is $162. for children not in a car seat, the fine is $490. and mayor does the mayor is calling a success for the bikeways project. this is tomorrow morning at 10:00. national transportation leaders will join the mayor at the dr. martin luther king jr. library picked a better bikeways project as part of the city's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. jimmy carter's recovery from surgery is taking longer than expected. a former president has changed plans and will not teach sunday school today as originally hoped. a spokesperson said carter underestimated the amount of time he would need to recover from a hip replacement
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procedure. the 94-year-old vote -- broke his hip last week as he was leaving to go turkey hunting. in a statement, carter apologized to those that traveled to his hometown in georgia for lessons. and a plan underway as president trump's rally is expected to bring tens of thousands to a small town in pennsylvania. and a man from marin county was sentenced to two decades in prison for joining the taliban. what he could be released early and the opposition to that decision.
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good morning. welcome back to mornings on two. you are looking some of the 40,000 runners that have made their way across san francisco all the way out to ocean beach for the running of the beta breakers. time to grab a beverage and say good job. some of the runners take the run very seriously. others having a good time. leading their way through the golden gate park. the first time to run the race, 1940. >> a look at what it looked like when the race began at 8:00 this morning on main and
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howard. the race take the runners through the civic center before they go to the golden gate park. it is not an easy run. this is the 108th annual beta breaker. it is described as the world's oldest footrace in the world. >> let's go to rosemary. a bit of a break out there for the finish line. >> it was pouring before it started. even thunderstorms across the bay area. at about 7:45, it went drive. it was sooner than that. looking up blue skies. and some sunshine actually.
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enhancing the instability which will bring the possibility of thunderstorms through the afternoon. a look at the storm tracker. the time-lapse shows you the line of rain that is marching into the central valley and on its way into the sierra. for us, another round of scattered showers in the bay area and they are generally light. no lightning or thunder associated. into the north bay, we could have light scattered showers falling right over the hills. for the most part, you can see areas of petaluma toward sonoma. working call -- a fairly
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widespread. san francisco is dry. mother nature has a way of doing things. giving you a look at the wind, a southerly breeze. areas of oakland coming from the east. generally light. it was more breezy and windy when the thunderstorms moved through earlier this morning. as far as rainfall amounts, we are expecting anywhere from a quarter inch to a half inch before we are finally done. i will have a timeline of the wet weather and we will look at how much rain has fallen so far and a look at the week ahead in a bit. chp reminding drivers to slow down and be extra careful on the wet bay area roads. this is what it looked like yesterday afternoon in novato. windshield wipers and umbrellas. the rain not quite done yet. you will need the umbrellas later this afternoon. even though we are intimate, some rain is turning into snow in the sierra.
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there are chain controls in the middle of may on major highways heading toward lake tahoe and reno. a winter storm warning in place for the western slopes of the sierras through tonight. forecasters falling for several inches of fresh snow today. could be more monday if the storm stalls over the lake tahoe region. federal help on the way to parts of the state damaged by storms and mudslides earlier this year. president trump issued a disaster declaration yesterday to help 17 counties in california. marin, napa, mendocino and sonoma counties included. letting devastated areas along the russian river and sonoma county. and counties are eligible for federal money to repair the damage. graduates will have another chance to walk across the states today. the commencement ceremony canceled yesterday because of the rain. some of the families made the most of it.
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>> how about that. the message that the graduation had been canceled came a little too late for some of the families that showed up. students that missed the ceremony will be able to walk across the stage today at the hayward campus. the hayward ceremony was scheduled this morning at 10:00 and that had to be pushed back because of the rain. they will do it at 5:00 tonight. and the uc berkeley class of 2019. some proud graduates this morning. years of hard work wrapped up yesterday at the commencement ceremony. they are telling us they have big goals for the future. >> hopefully one day i will be an ambassador. >> about 5800 berkeley
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students graduated yesterday in the rain. a controversy at mike pence address at a college in indiana. he returned to his home state yesterday and was speaking at the graduation ceremony at taylor university which is a christian liberal arts school. his invitation to draw mixed reaction from students, faculty and alumni. just before he took the stage yesterday, several dozen graduates and professors stood up and walked out in protest. they objected to the administration's hard-line stance on immigration and also accused mike pence of discriminating against the lgbtq community. however mike pence used his speech to highlight the administration's accomplishments. >> unemployment is at a near 50 year low. today, there are more job openings in america than there are americans looking for work. that is great timing, class of
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2019. >> more than 8000 people signed it online petition protesting mike pence's commencement address. president donald trump hitting the campaign trail. the president holding a campaign rally tomorrow night in central pennsylvania. the publics will district canceled school tomorrow because of the influx of people. president trump's rally comes as democrats are paying more attention. border control has started flying migrants arrested in south texas to san diego. homeland security officials say the idea is to provide relief for overworked staff at border crossings with the most undocumented migrants. people taken will be interviewed, fingerprinted and turned over to immigration customs officials.
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there are also reports other migrants could be taken to detroit, miami, buffalo and new york. and a man from marin county accused of working for the taliban after the september 11th attack will be released from prison this week. john walker land was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. he is scheduled for early release on thursday from a facility in indiana. the justice department says he joined the taliban in may or june of 2001 when he was 20 years old. the u.s. military captured him in afghanistan in late 2001. he accepted a plea deal in 2002 in order to avoid a life sentence. alabama senator richard shelby said president trump opposes the early release. and an east bay congresswoman is going to be remembered in a public ceremony at the national cathedral in washington dc it tomorrow. she was a democrat that represented contra costa county in the house of representatives for 12 years.
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she was an early public supporter of same-sex marriage. she works in the u.s. state department and served at the university of california board of regents and the board of advisors for elon musk's spacex. she died last month of complications from pneumonia. she was 67 years old. it is 9:39 a.m. movie star and our former governor arnold schwarzenegger is returning to an event in south africa today after he was the victim of a sneak attack. the video of the incident has gone viral. he is 71. the action hero was talking to fans when all of a sudden a man drop kept him -- drop kicked him in the back. the man was immediately drug way by security. later schwarzenegger tweeted that he was thinking he was push by the crowd and he is returning to an athletic competition and south africa. no prosecution witnesses will take the stand tomorrow and the ghost ship trial. monday starts week three. and prosecutors are trying to show that the warehouse was a
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fire trap bound for disaster. last thursday, a battalion chief with more than 25 years of firefighting experience took the stand. a prosecutor said the victims were trapped on the second floor which was a mezzanine not sealed and it made it difficult for firefighters to put up ladders. there is also a daily ghost ship trial blog which you can read. teachers in the east bay school district plan to be on the picket line instead of inside classrooms tomorrow on monday. teachers in the new haven school district announced they are fed up with the school district's refusal to invest in their educators. two sides did meet friday but negotiators say they did not make a lot of progress and they hope to continue talks. the district says it will hold classes with substitute workers
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tomorrow for the 12,000 students. one of the most anticipated series finales. >> have you heard of game of thrones? >> may be a little. >> fans are pleading for hbo to bring the show back for one more season. we will have more on that. some runners in the bay to breakers race to the finish line. you did it. we are live at the start and finish. isti .
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♪ ♪. >> i love odell. i love this picture. partly sunny. partly cloudy skies over san francisco. some blue overhead. this request by muriel. a bit of dry weather at the moment. scattered showers remain in the forecast. even the risk of thunderstorms into the afternoon. details on your bay area sunday and what you can expect for the week ahead coming up. thousands of runners are braving the rain at the san francisco bay to breakers. this is a map of the course. they started in downtown san francisco at 8:00 this morning at howard and main. the runners making their way through the civic center, the panhandle and the golden gate park. here they are. they finished along the great highway at ocean beach. here is a look at the finish line. one hour 44 minutes in. slightly less from the seven half miles from the start. the starting line is kind of a mess. we are live there right now. it looks like you are sounded
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by -- surrounded by tortillas. >> reporter: i am. i was planning on moving down the course a little bit. we decided to stay. i wanted to know why people throw tortillas and nobody can answer that question. what i do know is that tortillas are soggy. you can see them all over the street at the starting line. there is cleanup underway. this guy has a pressure washer and is cleaning up the street to make sure that tortillas are cleared. it is a tough job. all in good fun. a long-standing tradition here at beta breakers. the tortillas are soggy because earlier this morning, it was raining hard on race day. that mother nature is on our side right now. the sun is out and the skies are blue. there are a lot of traditions
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involved in beta breakers. there were flying tortillas everywhere. rain or shine, tens of thousands of participants involved in bay to breakers were ready to have a good time. some traveling into the city for the exciting event. >> we came from sacramento last night. >> reporter: just because cleanup is underway at the starting line does not mean the race is finished. the san francisco department of emergency management has set up text alerts for bay to breakers. so you can text. you can take a look at here. there are a lot of people cleaning up. if you have any plans on being
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around the city today, you can anticipate the road closures. i am so sad that it is all being broken down. it has been a fun day. we are seeing so many interesting costumes and so many people having a great time. so is a great experience for me to cover bay to breakers. i have had a really good time out here in san francisco. reporting live at bay to breakers, ktvu fox2 news. >> did you see anything you liked? >> i saw a lot of interesting food costumes. i saw pizza. i saw cookies. i did see some naked people. i was not expecting that. >> welcome to the city. the ruth bader ginsburg crew was pretty good too. some sunshine over there. there is some sunshine.
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making for an exciting day. it is the type of pattern that brings us the rainbows and the downpours. and this beautiful view of san francisco where we have partly cloudy skies. partly sunny at the moment. we have the cloud cover. take a look at the rainfall so far. kentwood, two and a tenth inches. santa rosa, more than an inch. napa, a inch and a third. san francisco, eight tense. redwood city, three quarters. half-inch, oakland. here is a look at the storm tracker. did you wake up early this morning with thunder, lightning and a heavy downpour? it is shifting into the sierra foothills. that is what came across the area earlier this morning. scattered showers in the
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forecast for the entire day. moving a little closer. it looks like the higher elevations and the hills are picking up most of this. novato along highway one going toward san rafael, we may have some there. 580 may have a little bit moving in and out of oakland san leandro. over the east bay hills, 680, san ramon, some sprinkles overhead. san francisco remains dry for beta breakers. the pacifica half moon bay, looks like the south edge, rain over santa cruz and the peninsula. it is a what one from san mateo down to san jose. the wind is light out of the south. fairfield reporting five. a look at the futurecast. the circulation needs to move through california. it is right about here. you can see this swirl a little bit getting into lunchtime. scattered showers. into the afternoon, scattered
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showers. early evening, scattered showers. finally winding down late tonight and tomorrow morning. so have the umbrella or rain gear if you will be out and about. you may have blue skies one moment at a downpour the next. upper 40s to low 50s. we have not moved this morning with all the clouds. this afternoon, a cool day. 56, pacifica. 57, san francisco. low 60s, livermore. the extended forecast. dry tomorrow. slightly warmer. showers tuesday. wednesday we dry out. we begin to warm up. the wild weather looks to remain in place for the weekend. >> we have seen this before. >> can you make it happen any faster? >> okay. people are competitive about
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everything. >> there is an international competition on who can make the best plane and fly the furthest. we will tell you how far this winter when we come back.
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♪ [ crying ] ♪ you protect them at home. we help protect them online. this is beyond wifi. this is xfi. simple. easy. awesome. xfinity. the future of awesome. madison bumgarner getting help from his friends last night. the giants pick up a nice win. randy johnson throwing out the first pitch. fifteenth anniversary of the
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perfect game. and the lefty can still bring it. the giants had a pair of triples in the game. one came from brandon crawford going down the right-field line. the giants go 5-2 in the sixth. and then a little power party. pueblo sun about lifting one out. brandon bell says, i can do it. a solo shot. the giants beat the niners the. and watch this and slow-motion. a hotshot back to the mound. getting the glove of. he was just called up from the minors. pitched seven strong. some help from chad pender. they have won 15 in a row over the tigers. a win 4-1 and will go for the sweep today. >> after eight seasons, the final episode of game of thrones will be on tonight.
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>> not all the fans are happy with how the final season has gone. so many expectations. a change.org petition has been set up that asks hbo to rewrite the final season. and as of this morning, the petition has more than a million signatures. >> trying to wrap things up quickly. there are so many storylines they had not completed. it is kind of cheating us out of the storylines. >> it is great. just relax and enjoy it and have fun. >> according to observer.com, more than 13 million people are expected to watch the series finale tonight. let's talk about the lottery. mega millions fever is again heating up across the bay area. >> 70 matched all six numbers friday so that means we have a monster jackpot. it has grown to $367 million. or you can take that cash option. the odds of winning are not so hot. but it is only a couple of bucks so give it a shot.
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southern california is one of the big winners when it comes to the international paper airplane flying contest. this hand folded paper airplane flew the longest distance. more than 185 feet. >> look at him throw it. >> like a shotput. >> it is all in the technique and the throw i think. the title this year went to the first woman to earn the paper airplane world title. i did not even know there were titles. 52,000 people from 58 countries around the world. they entered the early qualifying rounds. >> there is a real art to building it. >> i agree. >> look at that technique. >> that is the straight up and pray method. it went a long way. lets go to the bay to breakers finish line.
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a lot of happy people. a lot of tired feet. the first person to finish the race this morning, gabrielle grain. less than five minutes. >> getting you a little closer to the five minute mile mark. i never get close to that mark. even when iran 1 mile. >> i just look at it and say, there it goes. the race started at 8:00 this morning. this year, we had superheroes. we had avocados. >> some had nothing on. >> the ruth bader ginsburg group. >> going as a fruit. >> avocado. giving a look at the extended forecast. scattered showers and rain in
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the forecast for today. dry tomorrow. more rain tuesday. dry wednesday and thursday. at the moment, the weekend looks dry as well. >> graduations or monies in hayward from 5:00 until 10:00 tonight. >> showers will begin to wind down. we will keep you updated on ktvu news, ktvu.com and social media. goodbye!
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>> chris: i'm chris wallace. we are live in new hampshire or 2020 candidates are making their case in responding to the g.o.p.'s big moves on abortion and immigration. >> our proposal is pro-american, pro-immigrant and pro-worker. >> chris: the president rolls out a merit based immigration plan that goes beyond building a wall at alabama passes the country's toughest abortion law. >> when you make abortion illegal, it doesn't stop abortion, it just stops safe abortions. >> chris: we will discuss how the recent moves will affect democratic plans to take back the white house in our 2020 sit down with presidential

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