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impeachment in kwiry. >> from ktvu fox 2 news this is mornings on 2. >> good morning thank for joining us here on mornings on 2, tuesday morning, november 19th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. when we talk about our weather today it will be colder and wind where everwill be heavier. >> the big drop will be in the 60s, 68. out of those 70s. here's sal. >> busy if you are driving in some areas but it's not stop and go and on the golden gate bridge. traffic looking good heading down south and there have been
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no major issues here. if you're driving to the bay bridge toll plaza there's a small delay. a little more later on. 4:01 let's go back to the desk. >> a red flag warning for several parts of the bay area. now it covers the north bay mountains. the east bay hills and the diablo range. strong winds and low humidity are in the forecast and it starts at about 4:00 tomorrow morning. it will continue until 7:00 thursday morning. now because of that warning pg&e says power may be shut off to more than 300,000 customers around the state once again. public power shutoffs are expected in all of bay area counties. customers in san francisco won't be effected by those power shutoffs. people who went through the last round of shutoffs.
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busi're still recovering from the last outage. some people say they'd rather have blackouts than wild fires. >> they gave all their money to their executives and so they're putting it back into their infrastructure. >> if they feel in their wisdom it's right then i'm going to support their wisdom. >> a lot of people who were not prepared for the last power shutoffs. one store we visited had 20 ate generators of different sizes yesterday afternoon. it sold 26 of them after pg&e added marin to the list of counties. extension cords, batteries and flashlights and very popular items. >> the power safety shutoffs
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may expect the interfood banks say the power safety shut off and a generator was installed by the food bank after the las power substitutoff. >> if we distribute a bunch of stuff that's frozen what are people going to do with it. >> if the power safety shutoff most of the food distributed will have to be non parishable. you can see a full list of communities that could lose power on our website and on ktvu news app. >> the first of the big dream force events start today in san francisco. sales force mark benioff and keith bloom will welcome the
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100,000 people expected to attend the annual convention. there will also be sessions on artificial intelligence. the discussion will focus on how companies can be platforms for change in the world. protesters will also be at the conference right outside today demanding sales force make changes of their own. on howard street between 3rd and 4th. to stop doing business with the federal customs and border protection agency. helps the government detain thousands of immigrants. a news conference in san francisco by a navy veteran demanding that the trump administration allow him to become a u.s. citizen. he was turneded down for u.s. citizenship because he had a felony conviction. two years ago an immigration judge released him from custody
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but the department of homeland security continued to plan to deport him. also today in san francisco local immigrant women and their supporters hold a noontime rally asking the board of supervisors to support a resolution condemning the federal government's denial. last year the trump administration ruled that domestic violence is a private matter not grounds for immigrants seeking asylum in the u.s.. well this will be the busiest day so far. four witnesses are scheduled to testify. some of them listened in on the presidential phone call at the center of the investigation. >> this is the first time we will hear publicly from some of those who had firsthand knowledge of the phone call between president trump and the president of ukraine.
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>> capitol hill is now bracing for day 3 in the arrivals of what could be four pivotal witnesses but the first two up were listening in on that phone call between president trump and the president of ukraine. when the subject of investigations into former vice president joe biden and his son hunter came up vinman has testified that i did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate say u.s. citizen. many of the 9 witnesses scheduled to testify this week. and all of this comes just a day after president trump raised the possibility of testifying himself either in person or in writing. it was a stunning move for both sides. >> i wouldn't encourage the president at all. it would be a heck no for me.
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>> i think the chances are slim to none and tomorrow perhaps the most important witness of the week embassador gordon som. >> you can also watch the hearings live uninterrupted over on ktvu plus it's due to re-open in just under an hour from now at 5:00 this morning it will be closed again during the same hours and tomorrow. drivers you can use the high street or park strlt bridges instead. let's check in with sal to
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see how it's affecting things. >> is it crowded around there? >> it's not crowded because at this time there's not a lot of people and if there are people most of them are getting off the island so that should be back open pretty soon. you can see traffic here looks good with no major issues. if you are driving from here into san francisco it looks good and to the silicon valley and at the bay bridge we do now we won't have the fire danger today it will be tomorrow morning. the wind really cranked up it
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will be tomorrow morning red flag warning and highs today are coming way down they'll be in the 60s. the focus will be tomorrow not so much today. well the latest on the halloween night on the shooting in orinda. coming up why the contra costa county district attorney decided not to file. how the santa clara district attorney is respondenting. ♪
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z welcome back. the taliban official says american kevin king and australian timothy weeks have been handed over to afghan and u.s. officials. hours after the afghan government freed three taliban prisoners to kwi tar. this is in the wake of the
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deadly halloween party in orinda where 5 people were killed. a 45 day moratorium on short term housing rentals. the meeting is tonight at 7:00 at the orinda auditorium. new developments this morning, the contra costa county district attorney against the 5 men arrested during a multicity raid last week. four of those men are out of jail this morning. >> we need witnesses ultimately we need that evidence. >> now the men were arrested last thursday when authorities served search warrants in marin city. san mateo, vallejo, and antioch. four of the suspects released were facing murder charges. ktvu legal analyst michael cardoza was a former prosecutor
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and explains the da's decision. >> this is a big case, and everybody's going to be watching it. so the prosecutors want to make sure am to 100% certainty so that he have enough evidence to prosecute. they don't want to be embarrassed by a not guilty verdict where there's a rush to judgment. >> now the contra costa county sheriff's office says we stand by our investigation. although the district attorney may want more to be done. police in fresno are investigating whether sunday night's shooting is connected to a rising gang activity in the area. police believe the home was targeted. now the police are trying to
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prevent retaliation after twoochlt two other people were attacked at another home: two gunman man broke through an unlocked gate. and they're still searching for suspects. an internal investigation by the santa clara county d.a.'s office is under way after a prosecutor enage daught suspected of molesting her. now the case has arrest of the alleged predator and as ktvu's rob roth tells us the d.a. has placed the prosecutor on leave. >> authorities say the encounters happened along the los alamitos trail. now in santa clara county jail facing numerous charges including lewd and lascivious
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acts but how he was caught has the criminal justice system shaking their heads including prosecutor michael cardoza. >> it's common sense why would anyone want to put their daughter especially as young as she was in harm's way. >> according to a san jose police report obtained by ktvu a santa clara county prosecutor used his 13-year-old daughter as bait to catch the alleged child molester a man that his daughter claims d her three other times on the trail. the prosecutor/father recorded a november 11th encounter his daughter had with him on the trail staying in contact with her using cellphones and ear buds. the father told police he directed his daughter to let the suspect touch her but if it was the breast or between the legs to move away. >> what if that prerp at any
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ratetor that allegedly molested her pulled out a knife or a gun. you just never know what's going to happen. >> police say the video shows the man pulling here toward him. the family sent the video to police. because of a potential conflict of interest the california attorney general is handling the case and the d.a. putting out a statement saying quote as prosecutors we must never forget that our own behavior inside and outside the courtroom. on the trail some were synthetic to the prosecutor. >> there's not a huge presence and sometimes people need to take the law into their own hands. doesn't mean it's right. >> if you don't have the common sense enough to keep your daughter out of this type
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of situation how are you doing your job. >> the santa clara county d.a. has placed the prosecutor on paid leave of absence but it's not clear for how long time is 4:18 let's go over to sal how does it look? >> it looks pretty good i'm looking at this gilroy commute. it looks like traffic is doing very well not only there but also on highway 25 and 152. and getting out to the area there have been no major issues driving into the area. as a matter of fact traffic into the south bay looks okay and 280 in san jose's off to a nice start. so if you're getting on the road early it will definitely pay off for you. getting up into the valley and also on all the bay area commutes. so hopefully this nice quiet period will last for awhile but
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we're off to a good start. 4:19. let's bring steve in with today's weather. >> big change today up in the 70s. a big system. the end result is not today. there's an increase in relative humidity but it will be overnight wednesday morning into thursday. when the red flag kicks in gusts could be 45 maybe into the higher elevations. highs today they will be in the 60s after coming down and in fact 60 to 68 not the 70s or 80s and look for this pattern to kind of the focus of attention will be the wind. that will be starting with today. then it turns north northeast wednesday maybe into thursday and then it looks quiet going into the weekend. >> thank you steve. 4:19 is the time hundreds of thousands of pg&e customers could lose power again. >> we do not expect an annual
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repeat of what we went through this october and what we put our customers through. that cannot happen again. >> how the utility is responding to criticisms ahead of those potential shutoffs. >> plus we'll program where female entrepreneurs are competing for funding. ♪
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handing out grant money to female entrepreneurs. ktvu's joit reports on some of the programs and the proposals. >> the lucky horse shoe bar feels like a trip back in time. the historic mural from the dar's 1950s past remains over the door. and an old style cash register. >> if you make a mistake on it you're kind of doomed. there's no going back. >> she left law school and ended up buying the bar in 2011. local residents say she saved the place. >> that business was surviving on eye few customers and it was going to go away. >> for a small business owner who's never had a credit card there are challenges for bringing her business into the 21st century and bringing in new equipment. >> half of the taps don't work anymore.
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>> so on monday she joined other female entrepreneurs to make a pitch for funding like a reality tv show she stood before a panel of judges. >> for women, especially women who don't ask for money and think they can do it all on their own it's really nice to get that helping hand, to get that operational costs or marketing related costs. >> the women can win grants of up to $5,000 from the city's office of economic work force. this judge knows firsthand. >> everything is getting so expensive in san francisco, rent, health care. >> not everyone who pitches gets fund,ing. the taksz payer dollars will benefit the larger community too. >> the money we invest in them they say. they're able to stay in the city they're able to buy from their suppliers who will local.
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>> the pitch hit home. . >> great. super excited. to be equipment improvements before the busy holiday season. >> ktvu fox 2 news. our time now 4:25. city officials in martins now debating on bringing in pro baseball. after its owner dc solar filed for bankruptcy. that company was also raided as part of an uponzi scheme. the martinez city council. a vote is set on that for next
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month. >> one san francisco business owner says that's it, he's had enough. still ahead video of an ice stream shop being vandalized by three men. also praufrp will be coming back do the bay area this week. we'll tell you why and what's on his schedule. i'm blue and i'm an ironworker. work is empowering... ...but brutal on my skin... ...i use the dove beauty bar.
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i think we're on our third strike for pg&e. >> frus traegs growing as pg&e gets ready to shut off power to thousands of customers tomorrow morning to wild fires plus. >> it's not the monetary value of course but it's the meaning behind it. >> holiday decorations stolen from a local family's yard. we have the mother's message to
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the thieves about why this was no ordinary display. >> from ktvu fox 2 news this is mornings on 2. . >> well good morning to you. welcome back to mornings on 2. it's tuesday morning, november november 19th i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm pam cook. we're going to check in with steve paulson because we're monitoring the winds, the red flag warning. >> that will be tomorrow as today is a cooler, windier pattern and temperatures will drop back into the 60s. sfo's got gusts at 25. it's a pretty good gust also in the higher elevations. it temperatures coming way down today. a little breeze there in the city not too bad but that's what we're focusing onment highs today coming down tonight. tomorrow morning 4:00 a.m. is when the red flag kicks in and that takes us until thursday morning. here's sal. >> steve, we do have traffic that's off to a good start as
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we talk about solano county. traffic is moving along very well. also looking at the east bay and interstate 880 is off to a good start. so if you're getting up early in these commutes you will see traffic is moving very well. here's 880 coming in to the macarthur maze and on this freeway 80 heading down to the bay grinch and this is a look at san jose where northbound 280 traffic is moving well. at 4:30 let's go back to the desk. here's a look at some of the top stories this morning. four witnesses due to testify today. the first testimonies will be from an aid to vice president mike pence and a lieutenant colonel who was assigned to the national security counsel. both were listening in on the phone call between president trump and the president of ukraine. it is the first day of the dream force convention in san francisco. 170,000 people are


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