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remember the devastating 1906 quake. the special tribute for the tsunami victims in japan. 105 years later, san francis cans gather to remember the 1905 quake. dozens killed in the worst tornado outbreak in history. live report on the damage and stories of survival. >> rain back in the forecast today, we will give you a look when those storms will hit you in just a bit. good porning it is monday april 18th. i -- good morning it is monday april 18th. i am elizabeth wenger. sydnie has the morning off. i am frank mallicoat. people are gathering in san
francisco, marking the moment 105 years ago when a earthquake hit the city 105 years afoe. kit. >> reporter: couple hundred people they were joking before facebook, twitter and internet this was the place to be in san francisco at the time. here at 5:00 a.m. this morning, april 18 this is the place to be the guest of honor just showed up one of three remaining survivors from the 1906 quake. they have a pretty good turn out, there are some people in period costume dress out here as well they have a long sort of list of events happening 5:11 a.m. they will hit one of the sirens and then have a minute of silence then members from san francisco conservatory brass ensemble will be playing san
francisco. we have some historical footage from the quake in 1906. japan actually helped out san francisco more than any other country in 1906 contributing $200,000 to help rebuild that is why today 's event is being dedicated to survivors of japan. here, people have collected and donated millions that are going towards building emergency shelters and schools and day care centers in japan a lot of sentiment, connection between the two countries at this point because no body knows earthquakes better than san francisco and like wise in japan. later on today, we have events here at 5:40 a.m.
they will go to the hydrant and paint it that saved all the homes in the mission district. back to you for now. all right kit are you surprised so many people are there at god's hours this morning kit? that is impressive bunch of people. >> reporter: i was here three years ago this is a lot bigger than then i think there is a sense of urgency because they know a lot of earthquake survivors will not be with us for much longer. >> i thick a lot of people -- think a lot of people are feeling for the folks in japan as well. thank you very much. >> sadly a set back for giants fan brian stowe severely injured by rival dodger fans he has been put back in a medically induced coma because he kept having seizures as doctors reduced the medication. he remains in critical
condition doctors are keeping him under heavy sedation, they have removed his neck brace which is good news he suffered a neck fracture when he was attacked after the game. they are expecting answers from pg&e the public utilities commission is investigating whether faulty record keeping contributed to last year's deadly pipeline explosion in san bruno. they have found the 54-year-old pipeline that ruptured had a seem along itself length contrary -- its length contrary to pg&e recorded records. do you like monday? >> depends how my weekend went. today is a little rough. >> we will talk more. weather wise a little rough too. i got a little rain hit on me on the way in. already starting to see showers, grab your umbrella as you make your way out the door
taking a look at our satellite green starting to pop up showing sprinkles up here into the north bay already seeing showers, inverness, san francisco starting to see showers as well. temperatures are mild this morning mostly 50s. 52 san francisco, pacifica, oakland, liver more and fremont and 57 san jose as you make your way into the afternoon we are not going to get too warm, we are only going to make it into the high 50s. low 60s. 58 is a high san raphael squeezing out low 60-degree readings, 61 redwood city, 63 livermore and concord. extended forecast, showers throughout the day, start the dry out for tuesday and then another system makes its way to the forecast wednesday thursday and friday looking pretty good weekend looking good as well. highs high 60s low 70s. that is a look at your weather look at traffic.
tank you. -- thank you. i checked with chp here is a look at the live upper deck. we can see lots of nice conditions as you work your way across the span into san francisco no troubles there. elsewhere headed toward the toll plaza metering lights are off. 18 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. effecting your drive highway 1, to pacifica and 280, slightly slower speeds on that northbound side, coming out of san bruno. no accidents that is the good news, we will check mass transit next. thank you. this morning the death toll from the biggest tornado outbreak on record now stands at 45 across six states. >> there goes the roof off a house. >> one man recorded this twister as it ripped through a home no north carolina. the storm killed at least 21 people in that state alone.
annette is live in raleigh with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning frank and elizabeth. i am in one of the neighbourhoods hit the hardest you can see some destruction behind me in fact that car there, that car is parked in what used to be a garage the garage is completely gone. many people in this area saying they are just lucky to be alive. residents in green county north carolina are sifting through what is left of their devastated community. >> i don't know at this point. >> reporter: a line of violent storms spawned more than 60 tornadoes, killing at least 21 people three of them young children who died at this mobile home park in stoney brook. in other parts of the state, harrowing stories of survival >> right now just a state of shock you know, just glad i got out alive. >> reporter: connie owens hid in her closet as one twister ripped through her home.
>> it sucked my ten nit shoes off my feet. >> this lowes store was ripped to shreds. i said we have a tornado get to the bathrooms now. >> reporter: here in raleigh, the damage is almost hard to believe. this neighbourhood is absolutely devastated and sadly, it is not the only one. >> i have seen a lot of damage in north carolina over the years this is the most catastrophic. >> reporter: the violent weather began thursday in oklahoma before cutting across the deep south in all more than 240 tornadoes touched down in 14 states, a record for a single storm system. in virginia, tim rankings home sits in the water >> i don't know how you go about salvaging a house laying in the river upside down. >> reporter: complicating the rebuilding further, more severe weather is on tap tomorrow, forecasters warn there will be a triple threat of tornadoes, high winds and hail.
>> damage is still being assessed in this area now several residents told us they have been touched by the support from workers from neighbors, volunteers that have been trying to clear out some of the debris but they still have so much more to do. frank, elizabeth. >> you have obviously spoken to a lot of people what has your experience been like reporting in story? >> reporter: just incredible, the shock that these people have experienced with this. some people stayed in their homes during this, and the fear during the storm, while they were in their homes, some of their homes have been partially damaged some people that were able to get out in the nick of time, some neighbors that were describing stories people whose home was just -- came down immediately in seconds and they were able to get out and go into a know boar's house. so -- neighbor's house so much these people have been through and the lucky ones not here to
experience it. what always amazes me the spirit of these people to rebuild and to you know stick to it, to get back to work and that kind of thing so we wish you well down there. live in raleigh north carolina thanks so much for your report. >> reporter: thank you. time now 5:10 a.m. time to pay up to the tax man bay area post offices staying open tonight. >> that's right. no more dozing off on duty changes in airports across the country to keep air traffic controllers awake. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate,
earthquake siren, it just sounded. this is the first stage of observances today, the mission where people will paint a fire hydrant used to protect the area from the fire back in 1906. earlier they had a breath laying dedicated to victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in japan. over 2,000 people gathered to mom rate that part of san francisco -- commemorate that part of san francisco history. >> huge crowds gathered there. wake up call for air traffic controllers, feds launch a nationwide tour in response to a string of problems involving air traffic controllers, federal aviation administration and air traffic controllers union will meet with controllers starting in atlanta. authorities want to hear controller concerns and hammer home the issue of safety. faa issued new rules giving
controllers more time to rest between shifts after another controller fell asleep on the job in miami. 5:14 a.m. not enough that it is monday but today is the deadline the file your taxes several post offices will stay open later to help you out. san francisco airport station west field road they will be open until midnight another post office in the city evans avenue is taking curb side drop offs until 10:00 p.m. and a post office in petaluma is taking drop offs until 8:00 p.m. tonight. got to get them in today. >> >> city leaders walnut creek will discuss ending free street parking sunday. drivers might have to pay on the meters those days enforcement hours might be extended 6 to 8:00 p.m. goal to get drivers to park in garages and free up spaces on the street. >> the whole reason you charge for certain spaces is to create turn over what we are trying to do is give people better choices so they can decide if i
am only here for an hour parking for a meter makes sense if i am here all day the garage is a better choice it is more flexible. city council plans to have a parking ruling in place by the end of the year. i was in downtown walnut creek yesterday and parked in garage and saw linda owe reporting the story. >> there you go. you don't have to feed the meter now. >> i guess so. postal rates going up. what is costing you more to mail and what is staying the same. the most popular online dating site about to get safer how match.com plans to weed out predators. when your eyes are smiling... you're smiling. and when they're laughing... you're laughing. be kind to your eyes... with transitions lenses.
fountain in san francisco is >> let's look at the mornings top stories a crowd in san francisco commemorating the 1906 earthquake these are live pictures from the scene. a moment of silence at 5:11 a.m. the very time the quake hit 100 plus years ago, a siren sounded plus a wreath laying dedicated to recent victims in japan. today crews will dismantle wall panels on mofette field's historic hanger it will take the rest of the year to remove
the toxic pcbs from the structure and eventually restore the landmark air ship hanger. the governor plans to tour more areas, devastated by the swarm of tornadoes, they ripped through the south killing at least 45 people across six states violent weather started thursday it is the biggest tornado outbreak on record. weather here in the bay area, seeing showers, definitely need to grab your umbrella out the door. high-def doppler, green showing up indicating sprinkles seen through parts of nothing further bay, concord into east bay -- north bay, concord into east bay seeing showers. let's look at conditions, pretty much a mild start to the morning cloudy conditions starting to see the drizzle and then see showers elsewhere, as you make your way into the afternoon we are not warming up a lot highs only in the high
50s to low 60s cloudy conditions andthose showers persisting into the afternoon. let ' look at the system here, area of low pressure to the north bringing us showers. that will build in, bring us dry weather today, hold on to the dry umbrella, it will be a cold afternoon. temperatures today still below average this time of year, 59 san francisco, 57 pacifica, 62 high in oakland a little warmer san jose, 65 and 63 concord and liver more. here is a look at your extended forecast showers in the forecast today, tuesday, we will see a little bit of a warm up and dry out mostly sunny skies, wednesday another system back into the forecast once again minimal showers not a lot of rain thursday and friday shaping up nicely highs mid-60s your weekend highs 60s. low 70s. that is a look at your weather let's look at traffic. we will start with the golden gate bridge a little
foggy, limited visibility, as you work your way across the span no accidents if you come out marin county as you heard christy said we are seeing light showers, slight delays northbound 101 to san raphael, north of there we still have an accident north 101, todd in the clearing stages over to the right shoulder be advised of slick surfaces, highway 1, dense fog through pacifica, effect your drive 280 out of san bruno. slow speeds, northbound 280. bay bridge, metering lights off no major delays to report pretty easy ride off the maze. east shore freeway 18 minute ride as you come from the carcenas to the maze. accident free there. upper deck no problems, earlier fog advisory things listed. lower deck no delays, mass transit, on time. headed into the south bay,
accident free no major snags to report, 280 to san jose extra volume on the northbound side overall fairly light no major snags reported silicon valley a live look 880, 237 traffic cruising along and a quick live look at 101 as you work toward mckee not bad traffic looking good there. that is a look at your morning drive back to you. thank you. this morning faculty and students at cal state east bay hayward plan to picket a visit by the csu chancellor, following a string of protests on campus last week. students and teachers are upset about budget cuts saying charles reed is not making quality education enough pry corety they claim he is devoting too much -- priority they claim he is devoting too much attention and compensation to top executives. the pain at the pump on the roadways and waterways as well. gas prices forcing boaters to go green. ,,,,,,
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about twenty minutes ago, to mark the day in 1906 when an [ sirens sounding ] >> >> sirens sounded 20 minutes ago to mark the day in 1906 when an earthquake hit san francisco. right after people observed a moment of silence downtown. this year they are remembering victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in japan. there was a wreath laying dedicated to japan as part of this mornings ceremonies. right now they are painting a fire hydrant gold we will have a live report at 6:00 a.m. as you can see a lot of folks getting up very early,
over 200 people kit said to commemorate that. it is monday april 18th i am frank mallicoat. >> i am elizabeth wenger sydnie has the morning off. a quick look at traffic and weather we kick it off with christy you lost your streak. last monday beautiful, last tuesday beautiful. >> we win some we lose some right. we are seeing showers back into the forecast today high-def doppler showing that green, showing up sprinkles throughout the bay area, right now north bay seeing that system move into san francisco seeing some move into the east bay as well. i will give you a look at when to expect that rain in just a bit first a look at traffic with giana. we will start with the golden gate bridge we have a foggy spot this morning limitedvisibility, no official advisories, give yourself extra time through there. other fog dispots, peninsula and 280 details coming up.
thank you. it is 5:31 a.m. president obama is pledging support after the big tornado outbreak in u.s. history. >> there goes the roof off the house. and -- >> one man recorded this twister that ripped through a home in north carolina, at least 45 people are dead across 6 southern states, some of the youngest victims. >> reporter: residents in green county north carolina are sifting through what is left of their devastated community. >> hopefully i don't know at this point. >> reporter: over the weekend a line of violent storms spawned more than 60 tornadoes killing 21 people three of them young children who died at this mobile home park in stow any brook. -- stoney brook. >> just glad i got out alive. >> connie owens hid in her closet as one twister ripped new her home. >> it started sucking stuff out
of the closet and sucked my tennis shoes off my feet. >> this lowes store was ripped to shreds, quick thinking employees saved the people inside >> i said we have a tornado, get to the bathrooms now. >> here the damage is almost hard to believe this neighbourhood is absolutely devastated and sadly it is not the only one. >> i have seen a lot of damage in north carolina over the years this is the most catastrophic i have seen. >> reporter: violent weather began thursday in oklahoma, before cutting across the deep south. in all, more than 240 tornadoes touched down in 14 states, a record for a single storm system. in virginia, tim's home sits in the water. >> i don't know how you go ability salvaging a house laying in the river upside down. >> reporter: complicating rebuilding, more severe weather is on tap tomorrow, forecasters warn there will be a triple threat of tornadoes, high winds and hail.
raleigh north carolina. texas raging wild fires have damaged 18 homes torched more than 700,000-acres this morning, hundreds of firefighters facing gusty winddriest conditions in a century one firefighter was killed a homeless man is under arrest suspected of igniting one fire in austin. did shoddy record keeping contribute to the san bruno pipeline disaster pg&e faces a new deadline to answer questions about its record keeping practices over many decades. the utility faces millions in fines if it doesn't produce the records that have been demanded. federal investigators found the 54-year-old pipeline that ruptured had a seam along its length contrary to pg&es computerized record. this morning san jose police are searching for the killer of a 25-year-old man. the shooting happened yesterday
morning on capital avenue a man came into her home and shot her friend. no suspect information has been released this is san jose's 14th homicide this year. 5:35 a.m. your time, new information about brian stowe the giant's fan attacked at dodger stadium. family members say doctors removed his neck brace for the first time although he is still under heavy sedation doctors put him back in a medically induced coma because he kept having seizures last month he suffered a skull fracture when he was beaten by two people so far police have not arrested any suspects in the case. time now 5:35 a.m. another check of traffic, first, weather. you are giving krisy a hard time -- christy a hard time but just a little drizzly. >> thank you elizabeth. already starting to see showers throughout the bay area. let's take a closer look, showers up into the north bay, into san francisco, vallejo and
parts of east bay as well although still drizzly at this point. current conditions outside, mild, not a cold morning by any means. temperatures sitting in the 50s for the most part, 54 pacifica, 52 san francisco, 55 concord and oakland and 56 san jose. you are not going to warm a whole lot this afternoon, your high today, only high 50s. low 60s topping out 65 san jose but only 59 in the city a full look at your extended forecast in a bit first a check on traffic. thank you christy. let's head over to the peninsula. foggy conditions we are dealing with highway 101 pacifica and 280, give yourself extra time limited visibility slightly slower speeds, work your way northbound, san bruno, 101 is a nice drive headed towards sfo northbound san francisco, golden gate bridge foggy as
well limited visibility to work your way across the span no official advisories, again, slick surfaces due to light rain. we have a stalled vehicle, southbound 880, embark dare renot blocking lanes they have just moved off to the side. that is traffic back to you. >> thank you very much. 5:37 a.m. your time. today is the deadline for filing tax returns several post offices around the bay area have extended hours to help out and san francisco airport station west field road open until midnight procrastinators should be in luck there including both window service and curb side drop off as well. the post office on evans avenue is taking curb side drop off and petaluma, drop off until 8:00 p.m. >> local politicians h hold a press conference on the future of california's high speed rail project last week's federal budget compromised funding for
high speed rail and highway construction. state officials had been continuing on two thirds of the money. this mornings announcement will be at menlo park cal train station. should free sunday street parking come to an end. city leaders will discuss ending free meters downtown and extending enforcement hours 6 to 8:00 p.m. the goal, to get drivers to park in garages and free up space on the street. >> the whole reason that you charge for certain spaces is to create turn over what we are trying to do is give people better choices so they can decide if i am only here for an hour parking at a meter makes sense. if i am here all day the garage is a better choice. >> it is hard to find parking. city council plans to have a parking rule in place by the end of the year. all right today feds launch a nationwide tour after several air traffic controllers fell
asleep on the job. federal aviation administration and air traffic controllers union will meet with controllers starting in atlanta. authorities want the hear concerns and hammer home the issue of safety after six controllers were caught dozing off at work this month. most recently in miami this weekend. >> we cannot allow controllers to fall asleep in control towers we are not going to stand by and let that happen. >> this weekend faa issued new rules giving controllers an extra hour to rest between shifts. 5:39 a.m. tea party activist from southern california refusing to resign over what some are calling a racist e-mail it shows a family of apes with president obama's face super imposed over the baby reading now you know why no birth certificate. marilyn davenport said she sent it as a joke but party officials are not laughing. state republican chair issued a statement calling it quote
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morning conditions as you make your way out the door will be cloudy skies, drizzle some places showers elsewhere we are not going to warm up a whole lot this afternoon keeping temperatures below average for this time of year making highs in the high 50s. low 60s showers will continue through the afternoon tapering off into the evening. a look at the system on our satellite area of low pressure cold front bringing showers to us. tomorrow we will dry out, high pressure will temporarily build in. keep the umbrella handy and coat handy. your highs today, 59 san francisco, 57 pacifica, oakland topping auto62, 63 fremont and liver more, a little bit warmer in san jose at 65 degrees. here is a look at your extended forecast, sunshine on tuesday, but then another system makes its way into the forecast on wednesday. now these systems are pretty weak they will only bring a little bit of rain not a lot to worry about as you make your
way into thursday and friday mix of sunshine and clouds saturday and sunday shaping up nicely as well highs in the high 60s low 70s. that is a look at your weather let's get a look at the traffic. a problem as you go through the brent wood area over turned big rig, brent wood boulevard central boulevard carrying gallons of milk we are getting word it may be leaking fluid into the roadway as well. we will get more information on this. they are running one way traffic control there will be delays alternating traffic in both directions due to an over turned big rig brent wood boulevard at central boulevard. once you get on to highway 4 through antioch we are seeing delays, westbound typical pretty much from summersville, a street area, hill crest looking good coming off the antioch bridge altamonte pass, slow speeds as well 16 minutes still moving well but you will dip into the 40s as you work
through the altamonte pass. golden gate bridge foggy limited visibility, so far not a lot of cars on the roadway, seeing okay speeds here as well through marin county south 101, still 8 minutes to go 37 to 580, northbound no major snags. pacifica, highway 1, foggy, limited visibility dense fog 280 through daily city 880 not doing too badly earlier stalled vehicle that cleared out of the roadway, everything up to speed, 63 miles per hour as you work along 880, now if you are headed toward the bay bridge no delays traffic light seeing slight extra volume as you work toward the toll plaza,. that is traffic back to you. thank you. here is a check of today's top stories, a series of events this morning san francisco to mark the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire, a half hour ago there was a moment of silence and a
sounding of sirens now people are repainting a fire hydrant used to help protect the mission district. north carolina's governor plans to tour more areas devastated by the swarm of tornadoes, they ripped through the south killing 45 people through 6 states it started on thursday with violent weather, the biggest tornado outbreak on record. for the first time doctors removed the neck brace off brian stowe family members say he remains under heavy sedation doctors put him back in a medically induced coma because he kept having seizures last month stowe suffered a skull fracture when he was attacked by two people in l.a. 5:46 a.m. your time a plan to convert part of san francisco's historic fairmont hotel into condos has collapsed. hotel workers voted down a deal presented by developers they were afraid of potential job cuts investment group had spent the better part of to years trying to win city hall
approval but could not get the necessary green light from the hotel workers union. chronicle reporting some investors are looking to sell. change at match.com to make the website a little safer. the online dating site said it will begin screening users against the national sex offender registry. last week los angeles woman filed suit demanding screening after she was sexually assaulted by a man she met on the website. they said they will now screen both current and new subscribers. instead of a trip to the doctors office how about a trip to your local fire station. supervisors alameda county want to put health clinics in three fire stations. one supervisor said alameda county has about 200,000 uninsured residents and preventative care costs less than trips to the er. >> we don't want people to come
to the emergency room because they are violently ill they could prevent a lot of illnesses if they went to a fire station and saw a nurse practitioner and boned up on nutrition and caught diabetes before it got more serious. >> need for health care was evident earlier this month when 800 people waited outside the oakland coliseum for free clinic. nuclear safety officials in japan says the too dangerous for workers to enter. they sent in a pair of robots and took measurements that show two nuclear reactors are releasing enough radiation to hamper cooling efforts a complete cold shut down should still be possible in 9 months. all toyota plants in japan are back in operation for the first time since last month's earthquake and tsunami however the auto maker said plants are only operating at half capacity that is because there is still a shortage of parts. toyota said it is unclear when
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sandwiches healthier, subway will begin reducing sodium in sandwiches at u.s. stores. cut by 28% in fresh fit subs, and others 15%. if you have ever been in court you better hope the judge isn't hungry. >> a starving judge is a mean one according to a new study. judges who are well fed and well rested tend to be more lenient. inmates had a higher chance of being granted parole if the hearing occurred after a meal. prisoners who faced judges long after a break had no chance of patrol. -- parole. >> bring a lunch to the judge. same with anchortraffic people. >> yeah. >> no food we are cranky. you eaten anything yet today?
>> no. >> i haven't either. >> i haven't yet but i will still be nice starting to see showers out there, already, grab if umbrella, taking a look high-def doppler you can see the green starting to pop up showers to the east of us, parts of the east bay but we will see showers through most of the bay area as you make your way later on into the afternoon. extended forecast, showers through today, and tomorrow dry out and warm up but then another system back in the forecast wednesday, thursday and friday looking good though, we will see highs mid-60s and saturday and sunday shaping up nicely with highs in the high 60s low 70s that is very nice and the upside of this rain is shown in this picture here one of our viewers sent this picture of a rainbow she saw as she was driving in, kay in sonoma a pretty reminder of the happy part of seeing showers. it is not all doom and gloom for those of you thinking oh, man it is raining again. that is a look at weather and hopefully the rain isn't
impacting traffic. >> not the rain but we do have a snag. brent wood boulevard we have an accident, right at central boulevard. this was carrying 6-gallons of milk we are hearing, it is getting in the roadway there, they have one way traffic control in effect, lots of activity on scene. use an alternate if you can. if you are going the take highway four, see delays the usual stuff, gets better through concord, bay bridge rather, we are seeing some light extra volume toward the toll plaza. metering lights are up. they lifted the fog advisory very foggy along the golden gate bridge. all right that is a look at your morning drive. all right ladies thank you much. 5:56 a.m. in our next half hour teachers say don't nickel and dime students protest as a top figure comes to an east bay college. tornadoes rip across several states devastation left
... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪ deadly twisters.. tear across several states. the storm's path of it started sucking stuff out of the closet and sucked my tennis shoes off my feet. >> the storms path of destruction coming up in a live report. >> 105 years later how people are remembering the biggest earthquake in bay area history. we are seeing showers out there, already in the east bay and parts of south bay as well. a closer look when that rain will hit you in a bit. all right krisy, good morning it is monday, april 18th i am frank mallicoat. >> i am