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i'm terry mcsweeney live at highland hospital in oakland. i'm going to have the latest on the fremont police officer shot here on friday. coming up in a live report. >> san jose's secret search for a new police chief from community groups. they're calling for the list of candidates to be made public. >> and the woman falls from a burning 8th floor apartment. san francisco police are calling her death suspicious. >> here's a live look from downtown san francisco. the cool weekend. we can still feel some of those temperatures this morning. warming trend in the forecast right before another cool weekend. >> good morning. we're following an injury crash in livermore involving a car that flipped over and knocked over 50 feet of guardrail.
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all the details coming up. >> good morning, everyone. it's a monday morning. just about 5:01 a.m.. we thank you for joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. topping our news, the gunman accused of critically wounding a fremont police officer could be back in the bay area today to face charges. the suspected gang member was caught over the weekend trying to escape to mexico. terry mcsweeney is live at highland hospital in oakland. terry, what's the latest on the officer? >> a fremont police officer todd young is listed in critical but stable condition. improving after surgery yesterday and is expected he's going to have having more surgery later this week. officer young's wife and two children have been with him since shortly after he arrived here on friday. the man accused of shooting the father of two could be returned to the bay area as early as today. 20-year-old andrew bariontos, a suspected gang member, was going to be arrested on friday when he
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allegedly shot young. again, that happened here in oakland. evenings arrested saturday and we are told he was 15 feet from the mexican border. yesterday a pretty amazing scene. an outpouring of support for officer young as people donated blood where the only blood bank open on sunday, that would be the red cross pleasant hill facility. >> it can happen anytime, anywhere, any type of a call. whether a regular traffic stop, whether it's something more -- something like a search warrant or anything. so you just don't know. >> a fellow officer talking there. she knows what she's talking about. two other arrests in this case, the man with barotos as he tried to cross into mexico and a woman arrested in union city, both accessories. the two male suspects could be back in the bay area today. barinos is being held on attempted murder. terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, thank you.
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five red cross agencies accepting donations in officer young's name, including ones in pleasant hill, oakland, pleasanton, san jose and fremont. you'll find a list of blood centers and their addresses on our home page at >> it's 5:03 now. san jose police are investigating the fatal shooting of analogy suicidal man by their own officers. police were called to a san jose apartment complex early sunday morning where a distraught man threatened to kill himself with a nail gun. after 45 minutes of trying to reach him, police forced their way into his apartment. officers say they had to shoot the man when he came at them with a 10 inch knife. a neighbor says he is stunned by the incident. >> the suspect inside the residence that has a self-inflicted wound was also armed with a 10-inch knife. he confronted the officers in a very close proximity and the officers discharged their weapon. >> police say three officers fired a total of six shots.
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they are on administrative leave while the incident is being investigated. >> san jose holding a community meeting to talk about their search for a new police chief. chief rob davis is retiring at the end of october but his replacement not to be announced after that person is chosen. several community groups are calling for a more open process for a department that's come under fire for aggressive tactics. but the city manager argues confidenty is needed to protect their professional standing. >> 45-year-old david garrison was a volunteer with the liver more soccer league and was the head coach of a girl's team. they had been investigating him for three months and found dozens of lewd photos on his home computer. police say so far none of those photos appear to be of local
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children. garrison is being held on $40,000 bail. >> san francisco police are investigating a suspicious fire that appears to have caused a woman to jump out a would to her death. the fire started on the 8th floor of a high rise apartment building yesterday morning. investigators say it appears to have started on a mattress. firefighters found the woman's body on the sidewalk at the scene. a second person inside the apartment was taken to the hospital with burns. he's expected to survive though. crews put out the fire before it spread to any other unit. >> crews are making progress for control of a wildfire burning in the tahoe national forest. firefighters had the 1300 acre fire 60% contained as of last night. cooler weather helped stall the fire's progress. evacuation orders were lifted for 40 homes threatened by the flames. most roads in the area have reopened. this prompted governor schwarzenegger to create a state of emergency over the weekend.
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that clears the way for additional aid to the area. >> let's see if the cooler weather that helped yesterday will continue today. >> mike? >> the cooler weather will definitely. still pretty breezy and the firefighters have to deal with that. maybe one of those stray showers could come over that fire. that would be nice. good morning to you on this monday. we're staring at a warming trend especially the farther you are away from water. san jose 76 like yesterday but one degree warmer in oakland and san francisco. santa rosa about 2 degrees warmer, fremont 3 and concord the biggest jump from 77 yesterday to 81 today. about 13 hourss, 3 minutes and 36 seconds. here we are mid to upper 60s san francisco, richmond, san mateo. from oakland south we'll have low to mid-70s through the bay with mid to upper 70s in the south bay. same thing in the north bay valley, sunshine and the mid to upper 70s and the east bay valleys we'll have low to mid-80s. accu-weather seven-day forecast. we will slowly warm, especially
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inland about 10 degrees warmer by thursday. but then we'll lose all that heat by sunday. megan. >> thanks, mike. good morning. we're following an injury crash in livermore involving an overturned vehicle that knocked down over 50 feet of guardrail. it's eastbound 580 at north greenville road. you will find emergency crews on the scene as well as cal tran repairing that guardrail but not blocking lanes. all this is over on the right-hand shoulder. let's look at the ride in san jose. this is 101 at the 880 overcrossing. no delays coming up the peninsula. you will find road work in this area though, northbound 880, the ramp to southbound 101 is closed until 7:00 this morning. elsewhere at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's a nice monday morning commute making your way through the tolls and heading into san francisco. no road work on the upper deck of the bay bridge this morning. eric, kristen. >> thank you so much. it's 5:07. >> still ahead on the abc 7 morning news, former baseball
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pitcher roger clemens returns to washington d.c. today but he is not to appear before congress. his date in court coming up. >> also why the number of school-aged athletes coming to emergency rooms with concussions is causing concern among doctors. >> and goes hollywood. i'm a dancer. and until now, my feet showed it. [ female announcer ] gold bond ultimate healing foot cream. 7 penetrating moisturizers and vitami, 'cause foot skin's 20 times thicker. this stuff really works.
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if convicted he can face up to 30 years in prison and a $1.5 million fine. >> doctors are seeing an alarming jump in teen athletes treated for concussion. a study shows emergency room visits by 14 to 19 year olds with concussions is have tripled from 7,000 cases in 1997 to nearly 22,000 cases in 2007. doctors say the larger numbers are due to greater awareness and intensifying of teen sports. kids with head injuries should never return to play until all symptoms are gone. the study's published online today in the journal of pediatrics. >> a survey shows economists are divided over what the government should do next to shore up the economy. the report from the national association of business exhibits find that most economists oppose another stimulus package. they are satisfied with the fed's current low interest rate policy and don't believe the bush era tax cuts should be allowed to expire. the people behind the survey say
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the results underscore the uncertainty where the economy is headed. >> stock futures are falling slightly today as. >> stocks are rising after japan's central bank took steps to bolster a shakery recovery after the federal reserve promised friday that it won't take action if the u.s. economy gets weaker. investors will get a flurry of new economic data this week that could help determine if the economy is slipping back into a recession. the highlights include reports on personal income, factory output and jobs. the obama administration says it will soon roll out new programs to help struggling homeowners. one will help borrowers refinance if they owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth.
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the other would help unemployed people keep their homes. that is your "moneyscope" report. >> it's almost 5:14. is reportedly ready to go hollywood. the financial sometimes reports gool is in talks with a major studio or several about adding streaming video to the movies will be available on a pay-per-view basis with newer releases costing $5 each. it would put in competition with apple, netflix. >> the farmer's almanac is out and predicts a kinder and gentler winter. the 194-year-old publication says next winter will be cold but nothing like last winter where the mid-atlantic snowfall and unusually cold weather down south. the farmer's almanac takes into county like planetary tidal action and sun spots, things that the national weather service doesn't consider when making long-term forecasts. got a lot to say about that one,
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i'm sure. >> just looking at the predictions. they do take into account surface temperatures and stuff like that and it looks like with el nina here, they think it's going to be equal chances for us of having either type of winter. but down along the southern tier states, the gulf of mexico, mexican border, looks like it will be warmer than average with below average precipitation. that was the biggest change. >> i love going either way. >> we've had a cold winter. there's no direct coalition. >> i remember years of you telling that to us. (laughter) >> let's talk about what's going to happen. sfo this morning. so far fairly quiet. you see a little haze hanging around there. clouds haven't quite made it had to sfo so hopefully we get this monday off without flit arrival
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delays. temperatures looking at the mid to upper 40s santa rosa, napa, los gatos. down to 51 redwood city, one of the cooler spots around the bay, not in one of the deeper valleys. 52 livermore and san rafael. mid to upper 50s for the rest of us. around the monterey bay, we have santa cruz and gilroy, 49. watsonville, 52. salinas in the mid to upper 50s. compared to 24 hours ago, you can see it's much cooler in the north bay valleys. santa rosa 7 degrees cooler, napa 6. one in fairfield, oakland, san jose and two in livermore. you're not going to notice it as much there. you will notice sunshine around the bay. clouds that will develop along the coast this afternoon. a slow warming this week. best job for the biggest jump will be our inland valleys, especially the east bay and we'll cool again for the weekend. doesn't look as dramatic as what we dealt with on saturday. here we are 5:00 this morning. you see the thickest of the clouds along the east bay shore up into the santa cruz mountains and into the monterey bay.
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as we head towards in noon, patchy clouds along the coast with 60s for you, 70s around the bay and 80s inland. low to mid-70s in the south bay. san jose 76. cupertino 79. we could reach 80 los gatos. san mateo, 69. everybody else in the low to mid-70s. close enough. we're talking about low 60s along the coast. south san francisco in the mid to upper 60s. up in the north bay low to mid-70s from sausalito through our valleys. upper 60s richmond and berkeley, mid to upper 60s for the rest of the east bay shore. low to mid-80s with sunshine in the east bay valleys. seven-day forecast, the heat will peak on thursday. about 10 degrees warmer inland. same around the bay with only 4 degrees warmer along the coast. we'll lose all that warming by sunday. good morning, megan. do you have a new problem? >> yeah, actually following a crash in vallejo involving a big
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rig. it happened on the off-ramp to columbus parkway from eastbound 80. that off-ramp has been shut down. once again the columbus parkway off-ramp in vallejo eastbound 80 is closed right now due to a crash involving a big rig that's facing the wrong way on the off-ramp. outside for a live look at the commute through contra costa county, walnut creek, taillights southbound, no problems heading into the san ramon valley. also a nice ride on 24 westbound, about a 10-minute drive time between 680 and the caldecott tunnel. the east shore freeway, interstate 80 through the berkeley area. the drive time is 19 minutes making your way westbound from the carquinez bridge to the maze and for the latest traffic updates, go to our website. it's you can click on the traffic link under abc 7 extras. >> it's now 5:18. >> the race for the top spot at the weekend box office comes down to the wire. that's next. >> and spiderman gets busted. no, not that spiderman.
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good morning. it's 5:22 monday morning. hope you had a nice weekend. right now the commute across the golden gate bridge, let's give you a live look. traffic moving well. not foggy this morning. clear, cool temperatures. talking to mike and megan coming up. >> right now this story for you. a group of san francisco tourists will have something to talk about when they get home. they received quite a square when their double-decker bus collided with a car in the north beach neighborhood yesterday. >> waiting to cross. and the happened sign on stop.
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so obviously parked. suddenly this massive crash. >> one passenger on the bus was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. the cause of the crash is still under investigation but witnesses say they saw the car run a red light before it slammed into the bus. >> spiderman, not the comic superhero, is in trouble with the law again, this time australia. police arrested the skyscraper climber after he scaled to the top of a 57 story building with his bare hands in downtown sidney. he is known for climbing some of the world's tallist and famous buildings without a rope or other equipment. many of his climbs are resulted in arrests and fines. the 48-year-old has scaled more than 70 skyscrapers around the world. >> two new movies were in a photo finish for the top spot at the box office. the last exsix had a slim lead.
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it was followed by takers. the two movies are so close, the rankings could change after the final numbers are tallied and released today. rounding out the top five, the expendables, eat, pray, love and the other guys. >> the first online public high school in the bay area. it's run by the san jose unified school district and called liberty online. there are no classes, just students at home with teachers monitoring the progress on the web. >> "the washington post" says you've got bothersome friends online? well, there are applications to save you. people with friends on twitter can buy a phone that blocks friends' tweets without letting them know they've been blocked. the ex-blocker by ex-boyfriend
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or girlfriends and telling people which places to avoid to avoid bumping into the undesirable. >> "the new york times" looks at ads that follow you like a stalker as you surf from website to website. the latest in targeted market being, a pair of shoes you consider buying on zappos could follow you after you leave that site. you might get a twitter picture sent to you. you can opt out but few people do. we posted a link at just look under the must reads tab. retailers of course love those ads but some people are concerned about privacy. >> oh, yes. 5:25 now. san francisco police seeing a big rise in domestic violence calls. still ahead at 5:30, why they say it may not be such a bad thing. >> live at highland hospital with the latest on the fremont police officer's condition. a man shot here in oakland on friday. also news about the suspect in the case.
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>> also next at 5:30, this jelly fish craze, how a san francisco man is bringing in big money. a story you'll see only on 7. >> a little warming trend moving through our neighborhood. but not nearly as bad as it's going to be up along the eastern seaboard where we have mid to upper 90s d.c. and new york. and so far all is pretty quiet at our major airports. !%
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the news this monday morning, a critically wounded fremont police officer undergoes more surgery. the gang member accused of shooting him could be returned to the bay area today. a live report. >> san jose police investigate three separate weekend shootings that left four people dead. the latest incident involved fellow officers. >> san francisco police search
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for the culprits in a rash of copper thefts. thieves have taken this suddenly precious metal in three weeks. >> a relatively clear bay. clouds along the east bay more along the coast. the big story, the warming trend and cooling trend for the weekend. >> good morning. road work in san jose and pleasanton. first a big rig crash in vallejo. all those details coming up in your complete traffic report. >> and it's monday morning at 5:29. thanks for starting your week with us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. topping our news, an accused east oakland gang member could be back in the bay area today to face charges in the shooting of a fremont police officer. that officer is in critical condition, has undergone more surgery and the suspect is jailed in southern california. abc 7's terry mcsweeney is live at highland hospital in oakland with more. terry? >> yeah. the suspected could be back in the bay area today at the
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earliest. meantime fremont police officer todd young is in critical but stable condition here at highland hospital. officer young underwent surgery yesterday. more surgery is anticipated for later this week. he was shot friday here in oakland while trying to arrest a man on domestic violence warrant. the man is a suspect and he was arrested saturday very close to the mexico border. a blood drive in officer young's honor yesterday brought out a lot of supporters. >> i'm here because i come from a family where there was a police officer. my cousin was killed in 1996. and i just feel like i should pay it back. >> barotos and a man with him at the time of his arrest could be back here in oakland to face charges as early as today. he's being held on no bail and faces a number of charges including attempted murder. live in oakland, terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry, thanks a lot.
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it's 5:30. a fatal police shooting capped a particularly violent weekend in san jose. three of the city's 18 homicides this year also happened this past weekend. two men were shot saturday night during a shotout in an apartment complex parking lot in west san jose and a 19-year-old woman shot to death friday night. people were called to the apartment complex early sunday morning where a distraught man was threatened to kill himself with a nail gun. after 45 minutes of trying to reach him, police forced their way into the apartment. that's when the deadly confrontation occurred. >> the suspect inside the residence that has a self-inflicted wound was also armed with a 10-inch knife. he confronted the officers in a very close proximity and the officers discharged their weapon. >> three officers fired a total of about six shots killing the man. police say the officers did have tazers but did not use them. why they chose not to use them
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will be part of the follow-up investigation. >> a preliminary report by the family violence council shows domestic violence calls in san francisco increased over the past year. according to the san francisco examiner, authorities say calls to 9-1-1 are rising because emergency responders have better training to reach more victims of domestic violence and people are feeling safer about calling. a draft of the report shows 7,000 domestic violence calls were made to 9-1-1 in the fiscal year that ended in june. that's about 600 more calls than the previous year. the report also shows the district attorney's office prosecuted 25% more elder abuse cases this past year. >> elder community activists will hold a new conference to talk about plans to occupy a child care center tomorrow to protest its closure. the san jose child development centers are still set to close because they're out of state funds. the centers provide child care for dozens of low income
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families. the bay area community coalition to defend affirmative action plans to hold a sit-in at the child development center and says they're trying to keep the centers open using unpaid volunteers. >> san francisco police are investigating 12 separate thefts of bare copper wire from beneath city streets over the past three weeks. the copper theft has resulted in power outages including this one at ucsf mount zion hospital last week. pg&e repaired and replaced stolen copper wires from an underground vault. police say the copper thefts take place between 2:00 and 6:00 in the morning. the suspects park next to a manhole cover, climb into the vault and cut the 1 inch thick copper wire. >> san jose a fire led police to a fourth marijuana growing operation this month. the fire was reported yesterday at the home of a 4,000 block of plainview court.
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when firefighters went inside they discovered the growing operation. investigators think electrical wiring rigged by the growers sparked that fire. firefighters say pg&e service has been bypassed. four rooms in the home were dedicated to growing pot. no one was home at the time of the fire. san jose firefighters have discovered marijuana farms inside three other homes that have caught fire this month. >> time now for a look at the weather, 5:34. let's see what that cooling action is doing for us. >> definitely a little chillier this morning, mike. >> north bay valleys the biggest dropping in temperatures and feeling it around 6 and 7 degrees. temperatures at 8:00, still in the 40s in napa and santa rosa, mid to upper 40s there with low to mid-50s in most neighborhoods and 57 antioch. we'll have clouds along the east bay shore and around the monterey bay. that's where they'll be the thickest. as we look towards noon, our lunchtime temperatures are pretty mild. mid to upper 60s around the bay into the south bay and up to san
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rafael even out to concord. santa rosa, napa, fairfield and livermore probably the low 70s with 60 at half moon bay. clouds gather along the coast at 4:00, monterey bay 60. low to mid-70s through the bay into the south bay. low to mid-70s the north bay valleys with mid to upper 70s in the east bay valleys. all right. the boys of summer still here at at&t park. taking on the rockies now. 7:15 first pitch. going to be cool and breezy. 64 dropping to 58. accu-weather seven-day forecast, about 10 degrees warmer around the bay and inland by thursday. only about 4 along the coast and anyways when the heat peaks. we will get cooler during the holiday weekend. good morning, megan. >> good morning. road work to be on the lookout for commuting through the south bay. this is 101 at the 880 overcrossing. you will find coming from northbound 880 that the ramp to southbound 101 is closed until 7:00 this morning.
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a big rig crash has shut down an off-ramp in vallejo. the columbus parkway off-ramp is closed. this is coming from eastbound 80 in vallejo due to a big rig crash. road work causing delays in pleasetant ton. you'll find a few lanes are blocked between hacienda drive and the boulevard. that should be reopened and cleared by 6:00. >> it's 5:36. >> a major new bike path is ready to open in the north bay. there's just one problem. still ahead, how the state budget crisis is throwing a new hitch into the final construction. >> why an ambitious plan to ease congestion on one of san francisco's busiest streets seems to be working. >> and some of television's most popular shows are celebrating with orbitz, i know what to expect from my vacation. bad dog, balloon pop. [ dog whimpers ] because orbitz has price assurance. leaf in face, marie, man with computer.
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> welcome back. it's 5:39. the opening of a newly built bike path in san rafael is being delayed because of the stage budget. the path way was supposed to open last summer. now the work is finished except for wiring the final half of the lighting. but the state budget delay prevents the state from paying pg&e to do that. so cal tran won't open the path until the work is finished. >> it appears the restrictions
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on private vehicle traffic on the eastern ends of san francisco's market street is working. the great streets project says the number of cyclists on eastbound market street is increased by more than half and pedestrian traffic is up as well. at the same time there are 46% fewer cars and muni says buses are moving faster in the area. since last fall southbound cars reaching market from 6th, 8th and 10th streets are not allowed to turn left on market and cars heading east are forced to make a right turn at those intersections to avoid the busiest stretch. >> paying to fill up the car is costing less. the national average price for regular unleaded gas is $2.70. that's down nearly 7.5 cents over the last two weeks. california's average price was $3.06. bakersfield still the cheapest averaging $3.01.
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>> the bloomberg business report is straight ahead. >> only on 7, meet a san francisco man making big money selling jelly fish as as pets. >> a possible visit from beryl. >> prime time emmy's.
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here's a look at your california forecast. getting to big sur by the ends of the day at 63. san diego 69. stay in the 60s around tahoe and a little breeze. low to mid-80s, comfortable conditions through the central valley. l.a. afternoon 75. >> thanks, mike. 5:44. >> let's take a look at the stories we're following this monday morning. a fremont police officer who was shot on friday trying to make an arrest remains in critical condition this morning.
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officer todd young is expected to have more surgery later this week after undergoing two rounds of surgery on his stomach and bladder over the weekend. the suspect could be back in the bay area today to face charges. the suspected gang member was arrested saturday near the mexican border. >> san jose police are investigating yesterday's fatal shooting of an apparently suicidal man by police. a man threatened to kill himself with a nail gun. police say he came at them with a knife leaving him no choice but to fire their weapons in self-defense. >> 12 separate tests of the rare copper wire or bare copper wire i should say under city streets the past three weeks. it has resulted in power outages including this one at mount zion hospital last week. they take place 2:00 and 6:00 in the morning. >> a san francisco man is finding riches from the high
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seas, not from sunken treasure but from selling jelly fish and now this man is riding the pet jelly fish craze to big bucks. terry mcsweeney has the story. >> what may look like a jelly fish to you and me is much more to san francisco's alex dunn. he cease a new kind of living art, a source of light and light that becomes the vocal point of any space. and a good way to make a living. alex sayless the pet jelly fish craze began ten years ago when the monterey bay aquarium made their exhibit. >> no one figured out how to let people have their pet jelly fish at home because they need special tanks and food. i decided experimenting and figure out a tank and food that worked. >> a solution spawned by misery when his biotech job in the east bay you could say went down the tubes. >> we were analyzing samples in
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the lab. and extracting cholesterol from them. >> suddenly jelly fish never looked better and don designed a filtration system that would keep them afloat and away from filtering systems. now you can go to, order a couple jelly fish, a specially designed tank and filter for about $400 or he can build you a more elaborate tank. >> we have tanks that cover a whole wall in a restaurant or someone's home or something like that. >> despite the surge of the popularity of jelly fish, most people on the streets of san francisco never gave it a thought. >> never a thought of having jelly fish. kind of a furry animal guy. >> all my years it's never entered my mind. >> after finding out these don't sting and are so abundant they
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are considered a nuisance species, they were able to wrap their tentacles around the notion of a jelly fish. >> gordon's birthday, time for the jelly fish gift. >> kind of the soothing hypnotic movement. that must be it. people still go to the monterey aquarium and see the jelly fish. >> they also want to buy it. >> the national hurricane center in miami says early could become a major storm later in the week. a hurricane warning has now been issued for the u.s. virgin islands. the category 2 storm is pushing heavy rains and strong winds on to the islands. a tourist looks for shelter inside their rooms. the closest approach to north carolina on thursday. we'll be watching that. >> yes, we will. well, actually he will. >> the outer banks are most likely to get hit by a hurricane
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in atlantic when it recurs like that. looks like it's going to miss direct hit but the rip currents it creates will be dangerous up and down the even seaboard. us, just cold water. that's why we don't have hurricanes here. we have some cold air waiting for you, too. a little chilly this morning. look how kind of calm the bay is as we look from downtown san francisco back to the port of oakland. let's talk temperatures. they're still relatively chilly around santa rosa, napa. mid-40s there. los gatos 48. 51 redwood city with san rafael and livermore at 52. mid-50s until you get to antioch at 57. around the monterey bay, 49 at santa cruz. inland at gilroy, watsonville 52. climb to 56 monterey, 57 salinas. our highlights. sunshine around the bay and inland. patchy clouds will develop along the coast as the afternoon unfolds. a slow warming trend this week with the highest temperatures or the biggest jump in our inland
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neighborhoods. cooling again for the weekend. i don't think it's going to be quite as chilly as it was this past saturday. all right. compared to average today, we're still below average with 3 degrees in oakland and san francisco. concord 4, san jose 6. but look at santa rosa and redwood city. 8 and 9 degrees cooler than average. about 13 hours and 3 minutes of sunshine today. clouds are thickest this morning along the eastern -- east bay shore i should say into the santa cruz mountains into the monterey bay. by 12:00 you can see the clouds developing along the coast. patchy sunshine and 60s this afternoon, 70s around the bay. low to mid-80s the warmest weather in the east bay valley. dublin 80. low to mid-70s for most of the sunny bay shore this afternoon. richmond and berkeley, slightly cooler in the mid to upper 60s around the monterey bay and even inland towards the santa cruz mountains. los gatos as the warm spot near 80 for you. 77 campbell, 76 san jose and the
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cool spot milpitas 71. really close at 69. low 60s along the coast today. daly city 61. downtown south san francisco. afternoon sunshine, mid to upper 60s. low to mid-70s through the north bay valleys, santa rosa 77. your beaches, you're stuck around 60. low to mid-80s for morgan hill and gilroy. tonight more cloud cover. temperatures low to mid-50s up along the north bay valleys with mid to upper 50s for the rest of us. your accu-weather seven-day forecast. when i mean slow, yeah, we warm about 4 degrees tomorrow. about another 4 wednesday. about another 3 on thursday. and that is away from the coast. the coast only warms 4 degrees and higher tide. once we get to those temperatures above average, thicker clouds but no rain in this forecast. hi, megan. >> hi, mike. starting off at the bay bridge toll plaza. you have a nice commute awaiting
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you. no major slow spots. let's get a check of other bay area bridges on the golden gate bridge. a live look making your way into san francisco from sausalito. it's a beautiful ride. also on the san mateo bridge, traffic moving up -- no, this is the san rafael actually. the north bay is a nice ride here, 101 heading southbound making your way out of novato heading towards the golden gate bridge. the drive time from 37 to 580 just about 9 minutes. on the san mateo bridge, traffic moving nicely in both directions. headlights move eastbound into hayward. you can get drive times delivered to your e-mail by going to our website and clicking on the traffic link. it's 5:52. >> i've got good economic news this morning. the government has just announced consumer spending in july rose at the fastest pace in four months thanks to strong auto sales. the 2009 economic stimulus program may have added millions
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of jobs. here's bloomberg's courtny donahue with the "moneyscope" report. >> good morning. have you ever wondered how many jobs were generated by the stimulus program congress passed in 2009. the white house says the $814 billion stimulus program boosted employment by $2.5 million. that's according to "u.s.a. today." the paper says it raised the nation's economic output by almost $400 billion. should focus on promoting economic growth instead of cutting down on the deficit. those are the findings of the majority of the respondents by the national association for business economics. it was a winning day for stocks on friday. that's when fed chairman ben bernanke vowed to safeguard the recovery. although gross domestic product rose less than expected. might have gotten something in the mail for a professional card to start a small bills or corporate credit card. you gotta watch out. "wall street journal" says even though these credit cards like
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capital one, world master card and others might look like typical credit cards, they're not. professional cards around covered under the credit card act of 2009 and law prohibits issuers from controversial billing practices such as hair trigger interest rate increases, shortened payment cycles and inactivity fees but doesn't apply to professional cards such as these. the bloomberg business report. >> in baghdad, u.s. troops and their equipment are on the move out of iraq. the u.s. military has been loaded up everything from helicopters to printer cartridges and shipping them out of the country. soldiers who battle insurgents are now doing inventory and accounting. they're reversing the u.s. military presence that built up over seven years of war. there were about 170,000 troops in iraq following the surge in 2008. only 50,000 u.s. service personnel will remain after the august withdrawal deadline. we'll hear more about iraq from the president when he addresses the nation tomorrow night. mr. obama's expected to outline
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the end of combat operations there. we'll carry the address live starting at 5 p.m. >> mining officials in chile say 33 trapped miners will have to help with their rescue operation. the miners sent greetings to their families in a new video released yesterday. most of the men are upbeat and express gratitude for the support they're getting. some broke down when they started speaking about their wives and children. the men will have to clear thousands of tons of rock that will fall as a rescue hole is drilled. it could take rescuers four months to get to the men. >> volcano experts are warning there could be more eruptions from a volcano in western indonesia that hasn't been active in 400 years. an eruption yesterday spewed sand and ash a mile into the air. there's been some lava flow near the volcano's crater. authorities evacuated about 10,000 people as a precaution. indonesian television reports that respiratory complications from the ash has killed one
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person and hospitalized dozens of others. >> the emmy's honored the biggest stars last night in los angeles. ♪ >> host jimmy fallon peppered the show with comedy skits including that parody of elton john. the best comedy award went to abc's modern family. it collected emmys for best supporting actor and writing. >> we are so grateful, we are so thrilled that families are sitting down together to watch a television show. >> madmen won best drama for the third consecutive year. george clooney accepted bob hope's humanitarian award. falco won the best actress for nurse jackie. best actress in a drama for the closer. brian cranston received his third consecutive emmy for best actor in a dramaor breaking bad.
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jim parson won for the big bang theory. top chef scored the award for best reality show. and the best reality, music or comedy series went to the daily show with john steward. >> at 6:00, why some are crying foul over how san jose is screening candidates to be the city's next police chief. >> plus the news thousands of riders wanted to hear. the drastic cost-cutting proposal that caltrain says is likely not going to happen. >> i'm terry mcsweeney live at highland hospital in oakland where a fremont police officer continues to recover after being shot on friday. also the latest on the person who allegedly shot him. cocococococococococococococococo
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