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good morning. oakland raiders fan fighting for his life right now. fell from the third deck of the oakland coliseum. what police are telling us this morning. tsunami hits the coast of japan after a strong earthquake. how that warning stands right now. and more financial hardship expected for city college of san francisco. we'll tell you why and how students will be effected. plus locked out of the battle over the fiscal cliff. why california congresswoman nancy pelosi and other leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook.
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thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we see for your weekend. i'll have details on this coming up in a moment. good morning, tara. good morning, rosemary. here's a look at traffic through 880. the headlights are southbound as you make your way toward the hayward area. up next we have a look at the east shore freeway. the headlights you see are folks heading westbound on to the mccarthur maze and to the bay bridge toll plaza where we are starting to see backup. i'll have an update in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. we begin with our developing story out of japan.
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there was another 5.0 aftershock just about an hour ago. the main earthquake registered a magnitude 7.3. it was off the coast of japan. that is where last years deadly quake and tsunami hit. there is new video from tokyo although the city is 267 southwest from the epicenter. you can see high-rise buildings swaying there. the quake rattled many nerves of course. one quake reported a three foot high tsunami but no large waves. the tsunami warning has been lifted. rail service was temporarily stopped for safety checks. time now 6:02. a lot of questions right now after a man fell 30 feet during last nights raiders game. ktvu christien kafton is live outside the coliseum. what are police saying? >> reporter: there are a lot of
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discrepancies in this story. take a look here we're now at the raider store just across from the coliseum. a lot of questions about this fan who survived. either jumping or accidentally falling from the third deck to the lower concourse below. estimated 30-50 feet. that fan fell during last nights raiders-broncos game. emt, police, and sheriffs deputies were on scene. they were able to respond quickly. there are conflicting reports whether that fan fell or jumped. they say it's a very long drop from that third level down to the lower concourse and recall incidents like this have happened at the coliseum and other stadiums around the country. >> people are falling down like in texas or los angeles. the guy fell out of the stadium or fell out of the -- he was with his child. and he reached for a ball and fell over the railing and down dropped 30 feet. but if you fall on something,
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you've got chairs with backs you could hit plus the cement. >> reporter: now emergency workers took the man involved in last nightsics accident to high land hospital just 3.5 miles away from the coliseum with serious injuries. the man's identity has not been released. they have released a statement sayingly they have no information. but do say their thoughts and prayers are with the family and prayers of the victim of that fall. we will try to contact oakland police throughout the morning to try to find out more details about this and find out if this accident was or if this fall was an accident or if this man may have jumped. there is still a lot of questions about what happened at last nights raiders game. for now we are live in oakland christien kafton. 6:04. in overnight flews the oakland swat team surrounded an apartment complex. this one right here. warrants were being served. we have no other details right now but all of that swat
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activity it ended about 2:00 this morning. still no word of any arrests were made. more headaches for san francisco city college. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco has information on a new threat to the school's funding and how it could effect the college's fight to keep its accreditation. pam administrators here at city college of san francisco say it's not on pace to enroll 34,000 full-time students here and that is how many students they need to keep full state funding. last year they enrolled 32,600 full-time students and it was put on probation. administrators expect to fall thousands short this school year and the second year in a row so the state could fund the college at a lower rate next fiscal year. that is likely to result in less course offerings for students and layoffs here. this issue is one of several problems ccsf is facing. a big deadline looms for the school to keep its accreditation. on march 15th it has to submit
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a report saying it has made the fiscal and structural changes to stay open here. on a positive note last month voters passed proposition a to provide revenue for this college. the school will get $16 million a year for the next eight years and that will help with some of the financial problems. it does remain to be seen though the exact amount of money the school will lose if it doesn't reach its target enrollment this year. reporting live in san francisco lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. we are now hearing that there may only be two people at the fiscal cliff negotiating table. according to the new york times house speaker john boehner says he wants to negotiate directly with president obama. he has asked that senate leaders and house minority leader nancy pelosi be excluded from future talks and those say clearing the negotiating room clears the chances for success. f we have new unemployment numbers released just a few
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minutes ago. employers added 146,000 new jobs in november. the unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low of 7 .7%. coming up at 6:15 the factors that economists predicted would have a negative impact on the numbers but apparently did not. time now 6:07. we are following this story. oakland church youth group traveling in florida they are out of money and their belongings because thieves broke into their van. a group of 24 teenagers and young adults were eating at a restaurant yesterday about an hour after arriving far weekend youth conference. someone broke into their van stole 12,000 cash. one member of the group says they were able to have some money mired so they -- wired so they did spend last night in a hotel. survivors of the attack on pearl hear already be honored on coast guard island. today is the 71st anniversary of the tragedy that helped propel the united states into world war ii. the ceremony will include the
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arrival of veterans in world war ii era military vehicles placing a wreath and a 21 gun salute. bay area survivors will also mark the day by lighting the beacon mt. diablo at dusk. it will shine until dawn. it was called the eye of diablo it was turned off the day after the attack so it would not be a guide for enemy planes. it stayed dark until 1964 and now it is it will every year on this day december 7th. relatively quiet friday morning. there is a couple accidents. >> yes, there are. we have in the milpitas area an accident there overall things are looking pretty good. let's take a look at our maps. we can show you what we're talking about here. this is 680 southbound at mission boulevard. the right lane blocked here. out here in livermore on 580 westbound we do have an accident there as well. you can see it is very slow going. as it typically is for this time of the morning on 580.
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up next a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights should be going on here. you can see the backup the fast track lanes are moving but the others are not. give yourself extra time here. and finally 101 through san francisco traffic on the left hand side of your screen there folks headed toward downtown and on to the bay bridge no delays to report. let's head over to rosemary. good morning, to you. aplanats day in store for -- a pleasant day in store for your friday. we are dealing with partly cloudy skies. hoping to insulate you a little bit this morning where we see clear, calm conditions. we are not only cold we're seeing some ground fog develop. we've got visibility down to about a quarter mile. enless than that in areas like livermore. fairfield has improved a little bit. this stretch of i-80 be prepared for fog. napa reporting visibility down a quarter mile. santa rosa holding pretty good. anywhere from a mile to three miles so far this morning.
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it could become a little patchier a little bit more dense as we move closer to sunrise. giving you a look at the current temperatures with the calm conditions the clear conditions boy we really cooled off in many spots. we are talking 40s around the bay. not too bad. chillier than where we were. 37-degrees in santa rosa. 39 in novato. low 40s in calistoga. a little bit of patchy fog and dense patchy fog along the valley floor. ridge of high pressure will build in. we are looking at partly cloudy skies for the second half of your friday. and we will continue this warming trend for saturday and sunday. low 60s in the forecast for your afternoon today. 62 in oakland. 61 san francisco. 61 for you concord. down along the peninsula 63 in -- 63 a poplar number.
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pleasanton you are involved in that as well. modest warming trend in time for your weekend. we'll be dry at least through about tuesday. back to you. thank you. 11 minutes after 6:00. more legal drama for comedian katt williams. the charges he faces in two states and what he's saying about his plans to retire. plans to keep the power on during takeoff. why federal rules may change on using electronics on a plane. i saw a body being flung on to the tracks and there was collective gas. >> eyewitness explains why he kept snapping pictures of the killing rather than trying to rescue the victim on the tracks. ,0
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welcome back. time now 6:14. a funeral was held yesterday for that new york man who was shoved to his death on subway tracks. the funeral was forkey sa kuhn. many still want to know why no one rushed over to help him when he was pushed on to the train tracks. newspaper photograph wore took pictures of it as it happened describes what happens. >> from where i was i could scream my lungs out and nobody would have heard it. since my camera is in my hand and always on i started clicking away. whether you thought that might
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warn the conductor. >> yes. >> the suspect niam davis is being held without bail on second degree murder. he claims he was drunk and would not leave him alone. investigations are under way in the bay area a man's body was found in a grocery store parking lot. the body was found yesterday afternoon in a car outside nob hill foods. the county coroners office identified the man as 53-year- old aldin knob. investigators want to know how he died and and where he lived. raising more than $if billion. campaign finance records show president obama raised already 1.1 -- $1.1 billion for his reelection. mitt romney was behind with $1.1 billion. the record amounts don't include the hundreds of millions spent on super packs. it was call a zombie
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apocalypse. coming up why the simulation at a homeland security conference in san diego is being called a waste of taxpayer money. time is 6:16. within the last 45 minutes the latest jobs numbers came out. ktvu alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom more jobs were added in november than the economists predicted. alison. >> reporter: dave, 146,000 jobs were added in november. that is twice as many as economists were expecting as for the unemployment rate it also improved. it's at 7.7% down from 7.9%. that is the lowest unemployment rate in four years. now economists thought the fallout from hurricane sandy would play a big role the labor department says it really didn't effect hiring. as for fiscal cliff fears would keep businesses from around the country from hiring that does not seem to be the case. either more than half of the
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jobs added last month came in retail and health care. the jobs were lost in construction and manufacturing. we're working now to get reaction from the white house and members of congress and hope to have that for you during my next update. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns. time now 6:17. another story about controversial comedian katt williams. he has more legal problems after announcing he has unreported. an arrest warrant has been issued for katt williams. chp claims williams almost ran down five people when he drove his motorcycle on to a sidewalk. katt williams also failed to show up at an arraignment in seattle to face charges he hit a man with microphone and threw chairs at fans. despite all the controversy williams managers say he's not retiring and will continue with his nation-wide tour. police in mill valley have
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arrested a manager of an assisted living facility on suspicion of fraud, identity theft, and financial elder abuse. mario of novato is suspected of stealing more than $40,000 from a woman who lived at the marin terrorist assisted living facility. the woman has no family and her financial advisor noticed charges she couldn't center made. the federal communications commission is pushing for a change in policy when it comes to the use of electronic devices on flights. right now the faa requires all devices be turned off during takeoff and landing. but the new york time reports the fcc chairman wants passengers to be able to keep using their devices at all times. he sent a letter to the federal aviation administration that says it will review the policy. time now just about 6:19. tara is back. and more accidents in the east bay. >> yeah.
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over all the commute looks pretty good. a couple of hiccups in contra costa county. let's head over there right now. we have an accident with the right lane blocked here. highway 4 eastbound. it is causing some backup. then just south of walnut creek in the danville area we have the right lane blocked on 680 southbound at sycamore valley road due to an accident. and another accident at santa rita road. we have look at 880. a lot manufacture folks on the roadway -- a lot more folks on the roadway but not many delays. let's check in william rosemary. happy friday. anise looking weekend in store for you. we have dark skies out there. sunrising just about 7:10-7:15 depending on where you're at this morning. with clear skies and calm conditions we have really cooled off. temperatures sinking down into the 30s for some of our lower lying spots.
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and we are dealing with a little bit of patchy dense fog. pacific satellite view here. the ridge of high pressure will build in from the pacific right over the bay area in time for your weekend. this morning though we are seeing 30s in and around the north bay. upper 30s santa rosa napa. low 40s for areas inland east bay. wide spread 40s around the bay area by about 9:00, 10:00. we are feeling a little better. 10:00 you're looking good. by noontime low 60s in the forecast for most of us. 62 in hayward. 63 for redwood city. 61 san francisco. low 60s vallejo and livermore you're looking at 62. a modest warmup in store for the weekend with partly cloudy skies we'll continue the dry trend at least through tuesday now with those chilly numbers i'll show you that you can -- what you can expect into your afternoon coming up. aing l will start -- apple will start making some of its products here in the u.s.. it will move one of the manufacturing operations from
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china for the production of an existing line of macs. it's still unclear where that assembly plant will be located. clorox corporation has reached a deal with a san diego based investor to sell its headquarters. west corp properties has agreed to buy the 24 story building on broadway. terms of the deal has not been disclosed. however a 15 year lease back arrangement will allow clorox to keep its headquarters there in the building. time now 6:21. new information about a berkeley bicyclist shot to death outside of a middle school. what her family thinks happen and how they are coping with her death. a dramatic break down in nhl labor negotiations. what it could mean for businesses in san jose that are already hurting.
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-what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. the family of a berkeley woman killed outside of a middle school has a theory on the attack. loved ones of 50-year-old pamela mullen set up a memorial next to long fellow middle school. mullens was gunned down late tuesday night riding her bicycle. her family said he was making a quick trip to the store. they say she was confronted
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while on an errand. >> i just hate it had to happen to her like that. she loved her family. anything that we needed if we had dinner she was at salad girl. she would make the big salads and bring them. it's just wrong. it's wrong. >> mullens was reportedly seen arguing with a man and a woman before the shooting. she was a care giver and had six brothers and sisters. time now 6:25. one senator asking questions about how much money is spent by the department of homeland security. oklahoma snort tom coburn -- specifically he questioned this. a feature of the summit called the zombie apocalypse. organizers say it was a mass casualty activity exercise but according to senator coburn's report more than $3 billion has been spent on homeland security since 2003. just when labor negotiations were looking positive all hope for saying the nhl season appears to be
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lost. talks in new york broke down last night. the league took almost everything it had proposed off the table. it also rejected the latest proposal by the players. the season is in danger of being canceled all together. no new talks is planned at this point. let's go back to tara. there is fog out there? >> yeah patchy in some inland areas. no fog alerts issued just yet. let's take a look at spots in the south bay. this is a look at 280. the headlight there is are folks heading northbound as you drive toward santa clara. a lot more folks out there on the roadways. 680 at the sunol grade folks on the right hand side of the screen are heading southbound toward fremont. again no problems. 6:26 let's head over to rosemary. good morning, to you. patchy fog to contend with. in time for your weekend a ridge of high pressure building in. we'll deal with the fog over the next hour or two. once we get past that we're looking at clearing skies, mild
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weather for the second half of your day and into the weekend temperatures above average for december. i'll bring you those numbers coming up. aftershocks are rattling japan. the new pictures we just received plus how the nation's nuclear plants are holding up after a big earthquake. we have details of a fan that survived a dangerous fall here at the coliseum. maybe spiderman can save the day. maybe jaws can save the day as well. job markets as well new news and taking stocks up around the world. the opening bell live. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets,
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. i'm sure you recognize the guys there. there is the opening bell live. oh they are unclothing themselves. spiderman. many of them.
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they are celebrating the broadway show of spiderman. it's now in the top 20 highest grossing broadway shows. which is good. we talked about how much money they spent. they had problems off of that. but they are celebrating the success of the show this morning. and on the trading floor new york stock exchange celebrating the success of the jobs report this morning. >> they are doing high fives too. >> yes, they are. it's surprisingly good. the numbers were supposed to head lower but now it looks like a pretty good day. we'll talk about that coming up. we'll smile and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us here on ktvu channel 2 morning news it's friday, december 7th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. time now 6:30. >> the news right now japan had a huge 7.3 quake early today. it was a magnitude 7.3 it will just after midnight our time off north eastern japan. that same general area as last years killer quake and tsunami. we have new video from tokyo. look at this.
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people wearing safety masks. a lot of them worried about health risks. one coastal city reported a three foot high tsunami. we have heard of some injuries but nothing really serious yet. tsunami warning has been lifted. it was lifted two hours after that first quake hit. there have been a lot of aftershocks including a 5.0 that hit about 90 minutes ago. nuclear workers -- nuclear workers were ordered to safe locations but so far no problems. a man is in the hospital with injury serious -- with serious injuries after falling from the third deck at the raiders game. christien kafton joins us outside the coliseum. >> reporter: good morning. at this point there are still a lot more questions than answers about this incident. here's what we do know so far at last nights game that fan either survived either jumping or falling from the third deck to the lower concourse.
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you can get a sense of just how far that fall may have been. it's an estimated 30-50 feet. the fan fell during last nights raiders broncos game. emt, police, and sheriffs deputies were all on scene for last nights game. they were able to respond quickly. there are conflicting reports whether that fan fell or jumped. sports fans that have been inside the coliseum say it's a very long drop from the third level down to the lower concourse. and recall that incidents like this have happened at the coliseum and other stadiums around the country. >> was it in texas or los angeles. the guy fell out of the stadium. he was with his child and he reached for a ball and fell over the railing and down dropped 30 feet. but if you fall on something you've got chairs with backs that you could hit. >> reporter: now the man involved in last nights incident was taken to highland hospital just 3.5 miles away
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with serious injuries. so far authorities are not releasing any details about his identity or no updates on his condition. the raiders have released a statement saying they have no information beyond what investigators are releasing but their thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the victim of that fall. we will continue to try to get in contact with oakland police and alameda county sheriffs that were both here patrolling this game to try to get a little more detail about this and get clarity as to whether this man jumped or whether this fall was accidental. for now we are live at the coliseum in oakland christien kafton ktvu channel 2 news. police are looking far young man who stabbed a 74-year- old in downtown gilroy. it happened yesterday afternoon right near the gilroy public library. police say the victim was stabbed in his torso. they believe he will survive the attack. the attacker is described as a white man in his 20s with blond hair who was wearing dirty tan clothing. our time is just about 6:34.
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some san francisco supervisors questioning if the police should have stun guns. the police department wants to give stun guns to specially trained officers. supporters say stun guns can ease a dangerous situation with nonlethal force. during yesterday's hearing several supervisors said police may rely on stun guns too much. only the police commission can approve the use of stun guns. a note placed inside utility bills making some san jose police officers very angry. coming up the controversial insert that is upsetting members of the ranking five. it's another day of suspense. supreme court is meeting in conference again. brian flores is in san francisco's castro district with what we might hear from the justices today. brian. >> reporter: yeah. that is an operative word there might. we are not sure how the justices will rule this morning. we are anticipating some type
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of action on proposition 8 which is the states ruling on gay marriage. now this is a similar situation to what we saw on monday this week where the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether or not to take the case. but let's lay out what could happen this morning and this afternoon. the first is that the justices could completely refuse to review the lower courts ruling that essentially states that prop 8 is illegal. this is a key if that is the case, then gay pup couples could legal -- gay couples could legally marry next week. the justices could decide to hear the case if that happens a ruling on prop 8 could come by june and a third situation which is similar to what happened on monday what we may be anticipating today the justices would put any action on hold until further notice. they are not required to provide any reason why but it could be january until any action on prop 8 is heard again. but again we'll get reaction and any reaction here from the castro district if there is a ruling that comes this morning
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or this afternoon. for now i'm lye in the castro -- for now i'm live in the castro district. president obama's approval rating is up. it stands at 57%. that is the highest rating since may of 2011 when navy seals killed osama bin laden. 42% of americans says the country is on the right track and majority believe it's likely president obama will approve the the economy. the national football league says it would help the oakland raiders build a new stadium. roger goodell says it's crucial the raiders improve their stadium situation and the national football league would help pay for a new one. the raiders and city of oakland have held talks about a new stadium but there is nothing certain yet. commissioner goodell said the raiders could share the 49ers new stadium but that deal would have to be worked out between those two teams. bart is trying to do something for military veterans giving them some help in getting a job. the board of directors approved a new hiring policy yesterday.
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it gives military veterans a 5% chance over other possible perspective workers. the veterans have to have six months of active status and honorable discharge. they also have to pass an exam. the new policy begins at the beginning of the new year. stretch of highway 1 that was closed down because of the recent wet weather could be back open today. it's between genre and timber road. now the recent rain especially wednesday's storm caused mud and rock slides and washed away part of the road. crews are working to stabilize that hillside and detours will continue until they are finished. let's check in with tara. there is another accident in the south bay. traffic is picking up out there. talk to me tara. tara makes us wait. >> i'm sorry about that. we do have an injury accident in the san jose area. this is highway 87 a bicyclist verses a car. if we take a look at our maps
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we can show you a couple trouble spots we have here. this is a traffic light malfunctioning chp has issued a caution here. 84 southbound at east jacqueline boulevard. then if we head up into the north bay. this is an earlier accident we told you about here. this is highway 37 eastbound at sonoma raceway. you can see traffic is getting backed up here 37 westbound. this is a car that went down the embankment here between the raceway and bridge. so it is causing some delays as they try to get the emergency crews in there to get everything out. up next a look at the east shore freeway we can show you that traffic is starting to back up there down through the berkeley area because we do have a three-car crash we want to mention at the off ramp there. it is causing problems. finally at the bay bridge toll plaza you can see the metering lights are on. you're looking at a 15-20 minute wait. coming up we'll take a look at your south bay traffic.
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6:39 let's head over to the desk. let's head over to rosemary. good morning, to you. 30 minutes until the official sunrise. you can see a little bit of blue sky there at the bay bridge. and we have a beautiful shot over oakland. just a very light breeze out there. calm conditions. calm mostly clear and cold. 37-degrees in santa rosa. 39 for napa. upper 30s low 40s fairfield, concord into livermore. around the bay area sink into the mid to upper 40s. 49 mountain view. san jose one of the areas with mostly cloudy skies. hoping to insulate you a little bit this morning with the clear skies the calm conditions we've got conditions right for some ground fog. developing this morning. over parts of the north bay into the pa reporting visibility down to a quarter mile. fairfield earlier this morning down to a quarter mile but since improved. a little bit of fog coming from the central valley. maybe seeping through the delta and livermore reporting pretty thick fog. take it easy out there.
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make sure you keep on the low beams you don't want the high beams on. afternoon highs expected for today it's going to be a nice one. 61 san francisco. 62 in hayward. 62 in fremont. low 60s san jose to the north bay. 63 for you napa. 63 in santa rosa. the numbers a few degrees above the seasonal average. if you're heading to tahoe mostly sunny skies but cool. sinking back into the teens for the overnight lows. it will be a cold start there through the morning hours. your extended forecast here at home mostly sunny skies. a modest warming trend into your weekend. we'll remain dry through at least tuesday with partly cloudy skies expected on tuesday. mid 60s in the forecast. back to you. thank you. 6:40 is the time. software pioneer john mcafee fights deportation to belize. the health scare that sent him to the hospital. we are live in san jose
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where a fire breaks out at two popular restaurants. we'll tell you about the damage and how it's effecting neighboring businesses this morning. here's a look at highway 24 through lafayette traffic getting a little more congested there westbound but not too bad. we'll have updates on the south bay coming up. before cold & flu season, help prevent
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good morning, to you. happy friday. we are greeted by patchy valley fog and grab your jacket going out the door. it's a chilly start with mild temperatures for the afternoon. welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we following for you at 6:44. a big earthquake hit japan about midnight our time. a magnitude 7.3 centered right near the same area. devastated last year by a quake and tsunami. today's quake triggered a small tsunami in a coastal city. united states was never threatened. another financial crisis for city college of san francisco. the san francisco examiners reporting ccsf may not reach a goal of 34,000 full-time students that they need to qualify for full state funding. the college also did not reach their enrollment target last year. new unemployment numbers came out this morning the government report says more jobs were added to the economy in november than the economists
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had predicted. 146,000 jobs were added. and the unemployment rate fell to a four-year low of 7.7%. two san jose restaurants have a lot of cleaning up to do after a fire forced them to evacuate last night. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose to tell us about a newly discovered problem at some neighboring businesses. janine. >> reporter: well, pam, there is no fire damage on the outside of this building with the fire happened at panda express. but the electricity is out in the entire building. where you see right now it's supposed to be open at 6:00 a.m. but the employees are sitting inside there with candles on. they are waiting for help. this fire erupted before 9:30 last night. when the restaurants on san filipe road they were full of customers. firefighters arrived and had
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them evacuated. they located the origin of the fire which was at a crawl space between the attic and exterior electrical sign. firefighters managed to get it knocked down in 40 minutes. firefighters are investigating the cause of the fire but they have a hunch. >> we do think it may be related to the electrical and then there are large expeer your signs -- exterior signs that name restaurants and buildings. there is a lot of electricity running through those. it could have smoldered in the wood work for an extended period of time. >> reporter: the building is sprinklered. firefighters say that helped the fire from spreading to other businesses in the strip mall. no one was injured in the blaze. firefighters say while there is not any significant smoke damage, they think that the restaurant should open. that is at least what they told us last night. they don't know how much water damage there is. back out here live you can see this is a truck that pulled up that seems to be electrical worker checking the lights on the building next door to where
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the fire happened. at this point we're unsure if that same truck will come over and fix the problem at the building where the actual fire happened. but again now it's really unclear if these businesses are even going to open because there is no power to the entire building. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. this morning software founder john mcafee is back in a detention center after being rushed to the hospital. he was treated by doctors yesterday after complaining about chest pains. it appears he is suffering from stress. they are fighting to keep him from being flown back to belize where he is wanted in questioning for the death of a neighbor. authorities in guatemala seasoned him asylum after he entered illegally. protestors are filling the streets in cairo egypt. a tv speech by president morsi last night did not deal with
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their concerns. in the speech president morsi refused to back off his controversial decree that gave himself sweeping new powers. he also insisted a constitutional referendum scheduled for december 15th will go on. but he did invite his political critics to a meeting tomorrow at the presidential palace. san jose police are angry about a flier that was inside people's utility bills. the first of the kind mailer went out to 194,000 households. it provides a number to call with anyone concerns or complaints about the police. san jose independent police auditor put out the flier and says it mandates the outreach. >> we're a place. a safe place for any member of the public to come to bring a concern about san jose police department policy. >> it's kind of odd timing. there are certainly a number of very serious issues that the police department is facing that we think the city should engage on. >> the police union says the insert comes at a time when the
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department is dealing with low moral a high homicide rate, and dwindling force. a bizarre attack reported. a squatter accused of attacking two men. how they escaped and they have proof a squatter tried to harm them. right now we want to check in with tara who is in for sal. a little foggy in the east bay? >> yeah we have patches of dense fog in the danville, dublin area so drive slowly. right now we will start in the south bay 280 near san jose. traffic on the right hand side there northbound toward san francisco at race street a little bit sluggish this morning. at the bay bridge toll plaza we have gridlock. metering lights are on. give yourself a extra 15 minutes. in se know ma county near the raceway we had an earlier accident here. a car going over the
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embankment. the scene has been cleared but you can see traffic on 37 westbound still feeling the effects. here is an accident we believe was caused by the fog right lane blocked here on 680 southbound at sycamore valley road. give yourself extra time if you live in the danville, dublin area. right now we will check in with rosemary. mostly clear, calm, and cold. good morning, sunshine. the sunrises in another 20 minutes or so but already beginning to see that beautiful hugh. we have the official sunrise i should say because some of us already beginning to see the daylight. temperatures really rolling back. anywhere from 5-10 degreesaround the bay area. closer to 15 degrees colder than where we stood 24 hours ago. you will fill it. you may already be feeling it. we have upper 30s over parts of the north bay. santa rosa 37 degrees. save been hold -- i've been holding steady there all
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morning long. 39 in novato. 39 degrees in napa and that patchy dense fog reported along the valley fog. santa rosa and novato holding pretty good along highway 101. napa reported visibility down to a quarter mile. and livermore we have a little bit of patchy dense fog. you heard tara mention the danville, dublin area. satellite and radar showing you. mostly clear skies up above that fog. we will continue with the mostly clear skies for today. ridge of high pressure will stretch into the bay area for your weekend. and that is going to drive our afternoon highs above average. low 60s in the forecast for today. 62 for novato. 61 san francisco. low 60s in hayward. 63 san jose. 63 for gilroy. 63 in santa cruz. the extended forecast a minor warming trend under way for the weekend. low to mid 60s on saturday. mid to upper 60s on sunday. holding that for monday and dry through tuesday. the ceo of netflix could be
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in trouble for something he posted on facebook. he wrote on his public facebook page that neoteric subscribers are enjoying a billion hours of viewing a month. but that information may have violate the disclosure rules. the fcc is reportedly considering a civil claim. you ever find yourself looking around for a better seat while you're at a sporting event? the san francisco business time says a local start-up allows people to upgrade their seats during a game. right now the services available at stanford men's basketball games and golden state warrior games. company set gets a cut of each transaction. time now 6:52. i know you're an animal lover. i have a question for you. what do elephants have to do with a cup of coffee? details ahead of a special cup of coffee. plus a possible strike in the work that oakland international airport. how it could make holiday
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travel unpleasant for many people.
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welcome back to the channel 2 morning news. take a look at the dow. it's above 40 points. pretty good -- unemployment rate dropped. a little unexpected on the positive side. oakland airport food service workers are threatening
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a strike on december 17th one of the busiest times of the year. union members picketed yesterday at the port of oakland on behalf of nonunion workers who say they have been punished to try to organize. union members want the contractor hms host to deal with nonunion workers complaints. they also want a new contract. they want both by december 14th or they may go on strike. san francisco health officials are urging gay men to get vaccinated for meningitis if they plan to travel to new york. 12 cases have been identified in gay men in new york in the past year. three have been diagnosissed in the last six weeken. the severe infection effects the tissue surrounding the brain and spinal cord and spread by intimate contact. san francisco has not experienced an increase in cases but health officials say they do want people to be aware of that outbreak. this will open your eyes.
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would you drink coffee made from elephant manure? this exotic coffee is called black ivory coffee. it's made from coffee beans eaten by elephants in thailand and then picked out of what elephants leave behind. reaction in elephants stomach is said to help create the smoothety taste of that coffee. >> you didn't want to elaborate what the an ma'ams leave behind there -- animals leave behind there. >> no. coming up on 7:00 tara is covering traffic. >> now that fog has popped up in the fremont area. i was trying to catch it on our cameras. it has arrived at 680 at the sunol grade. up next we have a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights have been on for an hour. give yourself extra time heading into san francisco. here is rosemary. good morning, to you. a chilly start to the day. we have a little bit of fog in and around the area. take it easy out there. in a nutshell for the
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