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students stay safe. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning. thank you for waking up with us. it is tuesday, august 24th. i am pam cook. >> good morning. i am dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. here is steve. >> thank you very much, pam and dave. good morning. we have clear skies and very mild conditions. we have a lot of 50s and mid- 60s. san francisco sitting at 66 balmy degrees right now. i am penciling in 94 for them. they were 87 yesterday. then a lot of 100s. 101 to 105 inland. here is sal. >> steve, right now traffic is moving well on interstate 80 as you head out toward the macarthur maze. no major problems. also this morning we are looking at san francisco. it is wide open for you coming to the downtown area. now let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. at 5:00 this morning oakland police are investigating two separate homicides. the first shooting was in the
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downtown area about 9:30 last night. then-- [ inaudible ] >> -- gunned down in north oakland. kraig debro here now with more on these attacks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. all is quiet now. this is very close to the intersection of 14th and broadway, across from the oakland city center. the shooting happened right here at this t mobile according to police at 9:30 last night as you said dave. police said there were two men here and they got into an argument and 1 man pulled out a gun and shot the other person at least twice. that victim managed to go to a local store before he collapsed on the floor or night next to the doorway. the victim is described as a 27- year-old oakland man, he went to the hospital and had surgery but did not survive. the gunman escaped on foot and right now police are still questioning witnesses as of late last night. the other happened an hour later to 90 minutes later.
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this one happened near martin luther king and eddie street in oakland. not much information on that. it happened again 34th and ely, excuse me, north oakland. the victim died in that scene. not much details on that homicide. i want to show you something, though, because that is important. you see the sign. right at the bottom you can see that camera there. police are looking at videotape from that camera at least to see if they can get information from that. i don't see any cameras outside the t-mobile sign pt i am sure inside a store like that they may have video cameras that may help police. both of these murders came on the eve of a crime summit in oakland, more on that in my next report. >> as kraig was just mentioning all this happened before today's cream sum met meeting that follows the layoff of oakland police officers and comes a month after the police
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chief vowed to ask the federal government for help in reducing violent crime. among other things police will examine the recent success of the salinas police department. officers there work closely with federal and state officials to dramatically reduce street gang violence in salinas. >> this morning school kids in richmond are heading back to school and the city is making an extra effort to ensure they make it there. a tough new curfew prohibits them from being in any public place during normal school hours. supporters of the curfew say they can't afford to miss class time and face the risk of becoming involved in criminal activity. the long time director of the petalooma wildlife has been accused of embezzlement. there are allegations she mis- managed thousands for her personal use.
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investigators say she spent some of that money at hair and national salons and for massages and they say she also used museum money to pay for child care for her own kid. so far there has been no response from her attorney. >> a church trial begins this morning in napa for a retired presbyterian minister accused of violating official law by official 8ing the same sex marriages, when same sex marriage was legal in california. the presbyterian church allows ministers to bless same sex unions as long as you don't call them marriages, she is a lesbian who has openly criticized her church's position. effective september third planned parenthood clinics in six bay area counties can no longer use the name planned parenthood.
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the national planned parenthood organization will cancel its affiliation with planned parenthood golden gate because of financial and administrative problems. that effects cline ekes in several counties. planned parenthood cline ekes in san jose and concord plan to expand into those areas losing the y fill is a with the national organization. >> as steve has been telling us, it is going to be another hot day today in the bay area, even hotter than yesterday. that means another spare the air day. as temperatures rise air quality can become unhealthy. and the bay area air quality management district is asking people to avoid unnecessary driving. also around the bay area precautions are being taken to keep young athlete is safe in this heat. jade hernandez is in pleasanton with more on that part of the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. for one thing they are rearranging schedules from east bay soccer practices to anything where kids might get
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too dehydrated inside or out. >> they also do things like take water breaks literally after every drill so the layers are hydrated. coaches have been trained to make sure to look for signs of heat exhaustion. >> reporter: you just heard from the vice principal at foothill high school here in please san top. his football coach held practice for players at 6:00 in the morning yesterday so they could reduce the chance of anyone getting dehydrated. parents at the high school came to the school yesterday for late registration. classes begin tomorrow for students who missed a hot summer but are coming back just as the weather is heating p. this has been a much cooler than normal summer across the bay area, especially in the tri valley area where the temperatures are usually any the 90s, employees at places which usually see a lot of foot traffic during the summer, ice cream shops, saw their business effected. workers told us yesterday cooler days and nights kept some customers away but they might get a reprieve today.
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the expected high here in pleasanton is 102. more on the heat coming up. jade hernandez ktvu channel 2 news. >> this morning if you drive on highway 4 in contra costa county you will see burned hillsides. a grass fire broke out yesterday evening near the san marco exit just before 6:00 right at the height of rush hour. that fire burned 60 acres. two air tankers, a helicopter and others were used to fight the fire. no buildings were burned and no injuries reported. >> we want to check in with sal who says there is a problem with the ferry. >> that's right. two of their boats have mechanical problems. the two -- check this out. i am having a little fun with my maps here. the vallejo ferry, yes, down to san francisco, cancelled, it is
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a bus bridge instead this morning for the 7:00 and the 8:10 runs. the other runs will go but they are having trouble with two of their ferries, so you will node to take the bus bridge from the same place that the vallejo ferry leaves there and will take you down to san francisco via interstate 80 and of course, we will keep an eye on interstate 80 for you in case you decide to drive instead, which probably would not be a good idea on a spare the air day but that is just me. westbound 80 right now looks okay out to the macarthur maze with no major problems. bay bridge toll plaza traffic is moving along pretty well and northbound 280 traffic looks good. now 5:08 here is steve. >> sal, thank you. good morning. well, yesterday a long team coming, sense the 4th of july really temperatures shot up. boy are they on the mild side this morning. rather easy forecast when you are starting off at 65 degrees and high pressure is in place. warm to hot. now yesterday we penciled in 84
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in the city and came in at 87. today i am going 94. here is the deal on the city. as long as there is no breeze and fog they rocket up. if that sea breeze kicks in before noon that will never happen. if it doesn't happen until 3:00 or 4:00 not a problem. let's go with it. already at 66 so it won't take much to get going. 80, 90, to 100, warm to hot. if you don't like the heat then just head to the west, even there it is rather warm. 50s and 60s. 60s, 65 san jose, the coolest napa santa rosa 55, a 10 degree spread between some of those. ukia 55. sacramento 62, 50s 60s up and down the coast. not seeing any fog yet on that southerly surge. that usually takes three days then out. high pressure says you know what? i think i will just flex my muscle today f we will start off once we get to sunrise out of the gate fast. a front-runner to hai. 80s, 90s, yeah, 82 pacifica.
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wow. 95 oakland, 105 antioch brentwood. 101, just lake the freeway, santa rosa, 100 san jose, morgan hill 104, so if you have been waiting for this warm weather it has arrived. the cool weather will be here by the weekend, pam and dave. >> 5:09 is the time. did you know that california researchers have been trying to find a cure for homosexuality? up next we will tell you about an old law and what is being done about et now. >> also we are will find out how those happy cows are causing quite a debate at the state capitol. >> reporter: a federal judge has issued a very controversial ruling on embryonic stem cell research. a look at how it will impact bay area labs coming up. >> good morning. traffic is moving along okay on the san mateo bridge heading out to the high rise. we will tell you more about the morning commute coming up.
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welcome back. a federal judge has stopped the flow of federal funds to labs working on stem cell research. alison burns joins us from our washington, d.c. news reasonable with what the judge's ruling means. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, pam. scientists say this ruling is a shock. it is going to mean that work is halted at dozens of labs across the country. president obama lifted the ban on federally funded embryonic stem cell research last year, but yesterday a federal judge
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put the ban back in place. the judge questioned how the embryos were destroyed and was not satisfied with the government's answer. we talked with art torres, who says california labs will still get state funding, but the ruling is devastating to people who have been waiting for the promise of stem cell therapy. >> what you have in this situation is that you have the ability to continue to do that but not under this order in any other state except for california, that is what is so descras truss for the future. >> -- nothing can take place. >> nothing. >> -- a lot of uncertainty about what this ruling means. the justice department is reviewing it and says it will give more direction to labs about what to do next. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> time now 5:14. well, today voters in five states go to the polls for primary elections.
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one closely watched race is in arizona where senator john mccain is facing a challenge by a tea party candidate. however recent poles are showing him with a comfortable lead. back here at home critical funding for california schools and counties will be delayed, all because of the state's budget stalemate. governor schwarzenegger, along with the state comptroller and the state treasurer say they will delay loom 3 billion dollars in payments. they say that money is needed to make pension and debt payments. california's budget is now 55 days late as that debate continues over how to close up a 19 billion dollar budget deficit. >> we are learning more about alameda's fire chief and his car troubles. some disgruntled firefighters recently took pictures of the chief filling up his personal car with free gas at a city pump. he said the free gas is a perk that he worked out with city leaders when he took the job three years ago. however, that perk is apparently not outlined in his
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contract. he faced similar allegations when he was fire chief in the lake tahoe area nearly 20 years ago. well, the state senate has approved a bill to officially end state efforts to cure gays. for 60 years the department of mental health was required to research the causes and potentially cures for homosexuality because gays were classified as sexual deviants but a new bill would put an end to that calling it discriminatory, the measure goes back to the assembly for final action. >> governor schwarzenegger will make the final decision on whether tv commercials designed to make california look good must be filmed in california. the state senate passd a bill that would require ads promoting tourism and agriculture to be filmed here in the state to boost jobs and would only apply to taxpayer funded productions. this legislation is a response to this happy california cows campaign that was actually
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filmed in new zealand. this bill now goes to the governor. >> all right. 5:16 is the time. sal is checking in on the ferries. what is going on, sal? >> that's right the vallejo ferry, the 7:00 run to san francisco has been cancelled but the other runs, 1 at 5:30 and another one at 6:30. there is one at 7:45 and 8:45. those will go. but the 7:00 one, perhaps their most popular one, will not go from 7:00 in vallejo because of mechanical problems. they will have a bus for you instead. let's go take a look at 80 westbound. that traffic is moving along okay as you drive out toward the commute. san mateo bridge looks okay out to the high rise. this morning on 237 we are doing well. here is steve. >> thank you. skies are clear, kind of cool for some but very mild for others. show you the lows here in a
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second. once sunrise comes it is going to be warm to hot. san francisco at 66 right now. 66. they were hard-pressed to find a high temperature like that about the last three weeks. yesterday was 87. we will go 74, yoarks 94 on the high. so wall to wall sunshine. severe clear. 80, 90, 100. now that is just, you know, give you a general idea. 55 to 65. a couple of readings in the city, 166, a couple of 65s, all mid-60s, same for the others. 40 in tahoe, 50s in eureka, cool there. 50s, 60s up and down the coast. monterrey mild. a strong system starting to show itself that will cool us down, and will take us into the weekend. today, though, we crank it up. temperatures in the 60s for
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many and will end up in the 80s, 90s or 100s, take your pick. it is either sunny or warm, too warm, hot, or too hot. tomorrow though about the same. i think that sea breeze will start to kick in. very dry air so it will take a while to get that fog going. thursday we will start to cool down. big cool down friday-saturday. ♪ [ music ] >> european markets are heading lower this morning as investors wait to hear several key economic reports from the u.s. this week. traders around the world worry that weaker indicators could mean the global economy is slipping back into recession. japan's nikkei lost more than 1% mostly because major exporters are hurt by the dollar hitting its lowest leal against the yen in 15 years, others also fell. in the next 10 minutes we will get one important economic report on home sales. not expected to be very good. so that could weigh heavily on our numbers and the european
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markets as well, which are still trading this morning. here is where we start the day, the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 all dropping a little bit yes. coffee drinkers may soon have to pay more for their favorite beverage. several years of heavy rains during the colombian coffee growing season means smaller harvests and fewer beans means the major food producing companies are paying more. analysts predict prices will go up 50 cents a pound at stores by thanksgiving but that coffee shops are likely to absorb that price increase. >> 5:20. the state of california is suing a sacramento county woman who calls herself the tax lady on some nationwide tv ads, her nail is ropey do i have. she offers to help people fight the irs when they run into tax problems. they claim she offers little or no help that results in reduced tax bills and adds those clients end up deeper in debt
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as the asks for duplicate documents that end up with higher fees and penalties the attorney for here is not commenting on this lawsuit. >> 5:20 a new college is opening its doors here in the bay area. the first of its kind in the country and very specific. we will have the details up next. >> also it is hard to believe what was stolen from a church and how the thieves could get away without being noticed. >> good morning. southbound 101 marin county, that traffic looking good. we will tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead.
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♪[ music ] >> good morning. you have not had your coffee yet, yes, that's correct, san francisco 94, they are already at 66. then 90s and low 100s inland. >> well, the first ever muslim college in the u.s. opened its doors today in berkeley. the college is starting out small, representing classroom space near knee cal campus for its first class of 15 freshmen, one of those freshmen says he came here to study with the school's well regarded faculty. >> these are really some of the most respected muslim scholars in the world and i think it is important that this college opens and it is just a great opportunity for me to study here. >> one of the cofounders said there is a growing need here in
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the u.s. for highly trained professionals with knowledge of islamic tradition. the have a meeting tonight to get input on the city police chief. tonight's 6:00 meeting will be held at the roosevelt community center on east santa clara street. >> 5:24. bay area scrap metal dealers have been asked to be on the lookout for a stolen church bell. it was taken from st. michael's church in san francisco's ocean view neighborhood. staff members say the church eye priest noticed the bell was gone last tuesday night. now, this bell is four feet wide, two feet high. it weighs up to 600 pounds. police say whoever stole it had some help. there is a chance it might be destroyed. >> this bell was made of bronze, it was my understanding, and that is one of our concerns, is that it possibly was taken and sold as
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scrap metal. >> now we did talk to one manager at a scrap metal shop in san francisco. she says a 600 bound bronze belko fetch more than $900 f the thieves try to cash it in. >> a state appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of marjorie noll are whose dogs fatally attacked her neighbor. she was sentenced to 15 years to life for second-degree murder. the appeals court agreed with the lower court she lebtly engaged in behavior that was a danger to human life. noll are's two dogs attacked diane whipple in the hallway of their pacific heights apartment building back in 2001. nollar can aappeal to california's supreme court. an experienced skydiver has been found dead after his family reported him missing from the by ron airport. 55-year-old robert whip zit of martinez went skydiving sunday afternoon at bay area skydiving in east contra costa county. a search was launched when his family reported him missing
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yesterday morning. officials don't know why but say he did not deploy either one of his parachutes and was found half a mile from the drop zone. it has been another violent night on the streets of oakland. we will have details on two deadly shootings in two different oakland neighborhoods. >> and it is the first day of school here in richmond. we will tell you what police plan to do about the kids who don't show up for class. >> and on the first day of classes at oakland's rainy college police found a whole lot more than books inside two student's backpacks. >> good morning. northbound 280 traffic moving well in san jose. we will tell you more about the morning commute coming up. it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next
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welcome back. this is the ktvu channel 2 morning ins, tuesday, august 24th. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. time now is 5:30 and it is going to be hot again. >> that's right. 66 in san francisco right now. temperatures 80s, 90s to 100s. 82 in pacifica. 80 half moon bay, santa cruz 94, san francisco 94, then as you move east it gets warmer. >> northbound and southbound 101 moving along nicely. also this morning looking at the san mateo and dumbarton bridge traffic, also looking good over to the peninsula. 5:30.
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back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. this morning a daytime curfew goes into effect in richmond. it is an effort to prevent students from skipping school. claudine wong joins us with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, pam. yes, today is the first day of school here in richmond. the focus however today won't just be on the kids who are in the classroom. it will also be on the kids out of the classroom. the kids who decide not to show up for school. truancy is a big problem and police are hoping with the help of groups like the police athletic league here in richmond they can help fight this truancy problem. it is estimated that 4 million dollars in state funding was lost last year because kids just didn't show up for school. truancy rates here are double the state wide average and in richmond police say the rates of residential burglary rates by juveniles is too high. the idea behind is that kids who are not in school are often getting into trouble. so last april the city council on the recommendation of the police chief approved a daytime
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curfew in place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00. >> we don't want to see students doing irresponsible behavior. we want to make sure that kids are in class so they will be able to learn. >> reporter: if a kid gets caught cutting school that child will go to a community center for counseling, then to juvenile court. basically they get a ticket with fines most likely going to the chronic offenders. kids are also through this getting social services for mental health, drug counseling and conflict resolution. there is also one other element of this program that police are considering crucial. that involves places like the place we are stand in in front of this morning. the police athletic league, one of several community groups helping out. part of the problem police say is that when they pick up a truant it takes hours to take down their parents do all the paperworkd a that keeps them from doing other parts of their job, so what they are hoping is that dropping the kids off here during the day will help
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alleviate that problem. we will have more on this program throughout the morning from here in richmond. live in richmond, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> this morning police in oakland are search for suspects in two separate homicides, both killings took place last night. 1 in north oakland, the other downtown. police say a 27-year-old oakland man was killed outside a t mobile store on broadway and 12th around 9:30 last night. investigators say the unidentified victim was shot at least two times following a heated argument with another man. he died hours later at oakland's highland hospital. 90 minutes after that police were called to the scene of another deadly shooting at eddie and 34th. officers found a man shot in the head. he was pronounced dead at the scene of the his nail has not yt been released and investigators do not believe the two killings are connected. >> 5:33. a $5000 reward is being offered in santa rosa to catch
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a bank robber. police say the heavy set gunman you see him in this picture here robbed the bank on gurnville road 4:30 yesterday afternoon. he had a buzz haircut and wore dark framed glasses as you see here. no word yet on how much he got away with. in south san francisco the victim of an armed robbery fought off his attacker inside of his home and managed to hold him down until the police arrived. this happened at 3:30 saturday morning. police say the victim was attacked in the parking lot and managed to get away put the suspect then forced his way inside the victim's house. the two men struggled as the police were called. that suspect, identified as bryan o'rourke, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. >> two college students are in jail this morning after being arrested on campus articled with semi automatic weapons, one of the guns a semi automatic 40 caliber pistol was loaded. the other was a tech nina salt
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pistol, the seem type used in the 101 california massacre in 1993 and is now banned in california, police say the two suspects were arrested after they left a journalism class. >> we don't know why they are armed if they are looking for another student at the school, so we didn't know what was going on, why they would be armed at school. >> they are identified as christian williams and reginald battle. officers say each had a concealed pistol i his backpack and say that battle is a known member of a violent east oakland street gang, both men are being held without bail. the san mateo county corp near is now working to identify the body that washed up on a pacifica beach. emergency crews found the body of a scuba diver yesterday near the beach. it is not clear what caused his death but investigators say he may have violated one of the fundamental safety rules of going out into the ocean. he apparently went into the
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water alone. >> that is the first thing that popped into our minds you know going into the ocean by yourself is pretty dangerous. even when you have a partner, so my suggestion is to be on the safe side always go in the water with a partner just in case something like this does happen. >> you know at this point all evidence points to an accidental drowning and police say there is no sign of foul play. >> 5:35. this could e the hottest day of the year. another spare the air day has been declared. there are also concerns about young athletes. jade hernandez is in place san ton right now with more on this story. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. we are live at foothill high school here in pleasanton. this high school is holding football class -- or football practice at 6:00 a.m. in order to keep kids out of the extreme heat. it is expected to reach 102 degrees right here in pleasanton later today. we watched parents at he high school come to the school yesterday for late registration, parents noted
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then their students are coming back to school just when the weather is heating up, which is usually not the case. parents and coaches are taking precauses to keep their athletes safe as the heat rises to normal scorching temperatures, at least one soccer practice has been cancelled today. due to temperatures which are expected to hit 107 in concord afternoon jim nas tigs classes have been cancelled at one gym in that city. these are a few spots where practices have been rearranged to take weather into account. we traveled all of the area yesterday and found ourselves at a high school asking how one coach keeps his players safe. >> we know all the symptoms and go through the first aid training. if it gets to that point we call someone. >> reporter: we don't have to tell many people this has been a much cooler tan normal summer across the bay area, especially in the tri valley area where the temperatures are usually in the 90s. as i mentioned earlier the
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expected high here in pleasanton is 102. more on the heat and how high schools are trying to protect their kids. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> 5:37 is the time. back over to sal. there are concerns this morning for the commute. >> that's right. there is a spare the air day today. that means if you can take transit or carpool or perhaps walk, it would help us all out with air quality. let's take a look at the vallejo ferry. i want to put this on the map here because there is no 7:00 a.m. vallejo ferry from there to san francisco. the 7:00 a.m. run is bus service instead. the other runs are running as normal. if you take the 7:00 ferry you have to go later or earlier. you might want to try and make this 6:35 ferry. the 8:00 ferry from san francisco to vallejo, it is actually the 8:10 ferry is also bus service. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. that traffic is actual okay. it is not too bad coming into
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the city. also this morning you are looking at san francisco from our live camera in downtown, northbound 101 traffic looks good approaching the 80 split. at 5:38 here is steve. >> we start off with clear skies and possible record highs today. there is also a heat advisory. that covers coast to bay, inland areas and i can see why. temperatures will be hot. 90s to 100s. we haven't had much of that this year. hottest day will be today. highs 80s 90s by the coast. 90s 100s inland. the record in san francisco by the way is 89 set in 2003. not that long ago. today we are going for 94 so we may blow right past that and so will a lot of other locations as well. 66 in san francisco right now. that is warm. 74, yoarks we will go 94, it is always tough. 80, 90, to 100 degrees and lots of sunshine. mt. tam 80 degrees, 10 degrees
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warmer than yesterday. yesterday was a 10 degree jump from sunday. that is really balmy conditions. 47 so no, ma'am, a gilroy 61, vallejo 63, san carlos 64, plays san ton sitting at 64 degrees. we have 53s and 60s in the valley. 50s and 60s up and down the coast and 93 already in palm springs. high pressure moving over us today put the cooling is right there. it is just going to take another two days before it gets here, tomorrow on the coast and for everybody wednesday and thursday. heat advisory out again, warm to hot. a east to northeast breeze. most locations say calm. 70s, probably not. 80s, 90s on the coast. 90s and 100s bay side and also inland. this will be the hottest day. warm to hot, record highs today. cooler by the coast tomorrow. still hot inland. we drop thursday. a big time drop friday- saturday. >> steve, thank you. time now 5:40. a school arson suspect is locked up in solano county jail
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this morning. 45-year-old lawrence dean ramos is accused of starting a fire at vacaville high school. the fire did minor damage to a portable classroom at vacaville high. police arrested ramos on sunday while they were investigating two suspicious fires on the suspect's own property. >> 5:40 is the time right now. some itunes customers may be in for a big surprise. we will tell you why many of their accounts have been drained. >> we will also tell you about some good news for fast track users who have privacy concerns. >> good morning. southbound 680 traffic looks good as you drive to san jose on 680. we will tell you more coming up.
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good morning. wont take long to warm up. >> steve, thank you. welcome back, good morning to you. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you right now. today is another spare the air day. triple digit temperatures as steve just told you are expected inland. the bay area air quality management district is asking you to park your car. take public transportation or even carpool. today is also the first day of classes at the new college in berkeley. it is the first muslim college ever in the united states. and oakland police are investigating two separate homicides last night. 1 deadly shooting was in the downtown area. the other was in north oakland. the killings come the night before today's big crime summit in oakland. >> nato is reporting that afghan and international forces
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have killed about 40 taliban fighters outside of kabul as part of an effort to provide more security ahead of parliamentary elections next month. the coalition says fighting began on friday involving afghan, u.s. and french troops. reportedly eight taliban leaders were captured. former president jimmy carter is expected to travel to north korea today to help secure the release of a detaped american citizen. a u.s. official says north korea has agreed to free 31- year-old person if carter goes there to bring hem home. he is a recall forker teacher in south korea arrested for illegal a entering north korea and sentenced in april to eight years hard labor, no american officials will accompany carter. >> today the full state senate will vote on a bill designed to crack down on sex offenders, chelsea's law would require many for go for life without parole. this bill was named after chels sea king a 17-year-old san
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diego girl killed by a repeat sex offender, today's vote is the 6th hurdle out of seven that have to be cleared before that bill goes to the governor's desk. >> in san francisco several school district employees and a community group are under investigation after some grant money went missing. school board members say the case involves various grants but that no general fund money or teacher pay is involved. school board commissioners have confirmed a handful of employees have pen put on paid leave while the criminal investigation continues. well, the state assembly has passd a bill designed to protect drivers who use fast track. under the bill transit agencies would be prohibited from selling or sharing driver's personal data. they would also be required to destroy information that could be linked to specific drivers. the bell now returns to the state senate for approval. >> that is a big deal. >> yeah. >> let's go to sal now. time now 5:46. you been talking about problems with a ferry this morning. >> that's right, the vallejo ferry, a lot of people use it
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from vallejo to san francisco. the 7:00 a.m. run has been cancelled. it is bus service instead. a lot of people don't like that. they don't like to take the buses. they take the ferry for a reason so you maybe want to get to the 6:35 ferry if you can or maybe the later ferry. it is actually the 6:30 a.m. departure instead of the 7, your might do the 7:45 or the 8:45 but you can't do the seven pause that vessel is out with mechanical problems. westbound bay bridge, that traffic moves well. it is a spare the air day so you might want to help us out with air quality and take transportation if you can. no problems in san jose along northbound 280 up to highway 17. at 5:47 here is steve. >> all righty. sal, thank you, sir. well, it is hot. a little hazy now, not humid though, that is the good news. heat advisories out. hottest day will be today.
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and record highs are possible today. coast 80s 90s, inland 90 to 100. heat advisory covers everybody. you can see why, the combination of the two double whammy. san francisco forecasted high is 94, the record is 89, 2003, so we could blast right through that, same for oakland, 912003. the only one would that flirt with a record high would be santa rosa or forecast high 101, that is in town, the airport hotter. the record is 102 in 1931. same for napa. napa is also 1931 and they will be within a degree of a record high. mountain view 96. 93 is your record 2003, so record setting territory possible today. even san jose at 100, 92, so looks like a record day today. 50s and 60s. 66 in san francisco. that is mild. 65 san jose. palo alto 63. cooler santa rosa napa at 55.
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55 ukia. they will be 104, 105. same up in lake county and along the coast 50s and 60s. high pressure is building in and it is on its way. not going to park it or anything. that system in the top left of your screen is a sign of a cooling trend but not until towards probably thursday, friday definitely and the weekend one of our forecast models puts rain on us on sunday. one of them, the other is it is just like cool and windy. today though they are all hospital heat advisory record highs warm to hot. 80s 90s to 105. brentwood, antioch to gilroy, cal a to go, a st. he lesson, a heelsburg, windsor, hot everywhere you go. santa cruz cap atalla 85 toe 95 sunny-side up and good to go. use the sunscreen. warm to hot tomorrow, cooler coast and everyone cools down thursday as we go into the weekend. >> 5:49 is the time. toyota may be headed for another recall. the federal government has increased an investigation into corral a and matrix engines. the government is not demanding
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a recall yet but the problem could effect 1 stone would million cars built for the 2005 through 2007 model years. there have been 163 complaints that resulted in six accidents but no injuries, investigators say toyota hey have known about the problem for more than two years. johnson & johnson is recalling millions of one day acku view contact lenses but not here in north america. the company has received complaints from asian and european consumers they feel pain or stinging after inserting the lenses. j & j says there are no reports of anyone suffer in damage to their vision. the company says it has found and fix the problem at the manufacturing plants. this is the 9th recall of consumer health products by johnson & johnson this year. and pepsi could hopes to revive its quaker division with new types of cereal and a reformulated version of its instant oatmeal. the company is adding whole- grains and removing sugar from its products. it will add a multi grain
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cereal that includes what it, barley, oats, rye, nuts and fruits. next month pepsi could will roll out a new ad campaign with elements on facebook. >> 5:50. if you use itunes apple says change your passwords. scammers and thieves are racking up unauthorized charges on itunes accounts. scammers appear to be gangs anksees to accounts by send in out fake phishing messages to trick users into giving out their itunes user nails and passwords. some of the users say the problem has been going on for more than a year but the number of attempts has jumped in recent months. >> 5:51 is the time right now. the fallout continues this morning from the massive egg recall. now the word is brace yourself, what happens next, may effect you and your family in another way. >> plus what just happened in vegas has made her the new queen of the universe.
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welcome back to the morning news. you may soon see the eivetses of that bigel recall at your local supermarket. some egg producers here predict prices will rise at least 25 cents a dozen in the come i weeks all a result of supply and demand. the fda has linked the outbreak to more than half a billion
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eggs. some brands include safeway, lu surrender and albertson's. >> there is a new twist to determine if the glass negatives are really those that be long to and sile adams, a group filed a lawsuit aim at stopping a man from selling prints and posters under the name of ansile adams. he says he bought the negatives for $45 at a garage sale and has verified their authenticity. however marion walton says they look just like photos taken by her uncle early brooks many years ago. >> they should not be scamming people, you know people are getting something that is not right. >> the lawyer expressed disappointment and asked that experts determine the dispute. a san francisco gallery will include photos but brooks in a
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show that opens this november, featuring works by answer sile adams. sonoma county sheriff's deputies uncovered a marijuana growing operation near gunville where they say growers cut down redwood trees to allow more lights for their illegal plants 15 trees cut down p all, some of them 60 feet tall. deputies destroyed the more than 100 plants they found. they say they were two to three feet high and growing in 50 gallon plastic bags. deputies also found an unopted camp site nearby. >> a 20-year-old woman from mexico now holds the title of miss universe. >> jamaica with me, mexico, you are miss universe -- >> -- won the pageant in las vegas last night, beating out 82 other contestants. she is the second person from mexico to become miss universe. miss jamaica came in second, miss australia placed third. >> they are all beautiful.
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>> not a bad spot, yeah. >> tile now 5:56. let's go back to sal, see is what happening in our community, sal. >> right now traffic is doing pretty well. we will take a look at 280 in san jose. off to a nice start. getting into the valley should not be a big problem. this is 680 through pleasanton and heading south, also a nice drive. here at the bay bridge toll plaza westbound traffic moves well, no problems on the way into the city. now back to the desk. >> all right, thank you, sal. well, if you thought yesterday was hot today could be worst. we will break down a forecast for a boiling hot day and how the bay area will cope with it. >> also gunfire and another violent night in parts of oakland. details coming up, plus the latest on the search for suspects. >> good morning. we have warm weather on the way. in fact very warm. record highs and heat advisories. details coming up. send comments to captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc.
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overnight in oakland two homocides, but later today a joint law enforcement effort aims to cut back on the number of homicides in the city. >> new accident in the east bay is causing problems for one bay area highway. >> plus some of the warmest temperatures we have seen since the 4th of


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