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one could describe the speech as optimistic. no talk of cuts but the governor said as a state now is the time to save and not spend. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: when governor jerry brown stepped to the rostrum he could say something unheard of, the budget is balanced. >> we will keep it that way for years to come. >> reporter: he credited law makers for making cuts and voters. on k-12, wants more local control and more money diverted to poor schools. >> equal treatment for children in unequal situations is not justice. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: brown said he wants a plan to build tunnels under the delta to ensure water supplies and protect the environment and california must move forward on california's high-speed rail. >> i signed the original
california's high-speed rail authority in 1982, 30 years ago. in 2013 we finally break ground and start construction. >> the governor called for lawmakers to build a rainy day fund, one item well received by republicans. >> i love it when you channel your inner-republican. these are republican themes. >> reporter: democrats plan to maintain tight budgets and pay down debt. >> if the economy keeps growing and if there is room to invest in the appropriate ways, whether it is health and human services, higher education we will do that. >> reporter: some of the governor's proposals face a fight, shifting money away to poor schools. at 6:00 p.m., why that proposal could blur the battle lines.
ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. governor jerry brown said today, the governor promised to travel to china during a visit to california. governor jerrygovernor jerry brown's delegation will include gift business, and policy leaders. they leave april 8 and will promote clean energy, california products and tourism. felon sentenced today in connection with a shooting and sexual assault at the occupy oakland encampment. he agreed to a plea deal, he pleaded no contest to four felonies. being an accessory to a shooting near the occupy oakland encampment in 2000 and being involved in a sexual assault 5 days later. mayor ed lee was asked
about how he felt about oakland's decision to hire william bratton. mayor ed lee said he is surprised he is talking about the police procedures he will suggest for oakland. >> i was surprised that former chief bratton talked about it. but i think she doing the same thing i did. thinking outloud about the things that -- outlet loud about the things that out to be -- out loud about the things that ought to be considered. >> he is working to reduce violence in detroit. most of us are try -- dry right now. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the system and which parts of the bay area will get wet. >> showers falling in the valley today and east bay valleys. but most of us have seen nothing. you can see the system.
here it is down here. spinning moisture to the north. moving into the bay area. showers in the lever more valley. you see this -- livermore valley. you see this, this is where it is been all day. showers in livermore. light rain there. fremont showers earlier today. south, san jose, showers down there now. sclera showers -- santa clara, showers. this activity is going to continue throughout the evening hours. there is more showery activity in the forecast, especially for the south and the eastern bay area. when i come back we will go to the latest model, towards the weekend, there is mow showers in the -- more showers in the morcast. i will be back -- forecast. i will be back. >> download the ktvu app or go to www.ktvu.com and click on
the link near the top of the page. >> senator dianne feinstein reintroduced legislation to ban weapons. a report from washington, d.c. on the resistance the bill faces and the bay area mother whose are vowing to fight for its passage. >> reporter: lawmakers, police and victims stood behind senator dianne feinstein as she reintroduced a assault weapons ban. it is stricter than the expired 1994 ban. the new bill bans the sale of assault weapons. it would limit magazines to holding 10 rounds. >> these models are more powerful, more lethal and more advanced. >> reporter: on display are the guns lawmakers want banned, including the type of gun used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. president obama supports a
assault weapons ban. including mothers. >> when kids can't feel safe at school, it is time to put their safety above politics, above profits and enact legislation. >> reporter: dianne feinstein says passing the bills will be challenging. >> reporter: what will you do to get them on your side? >> well, it has to be the people of america. red state or a blue state. somebody picks up the phone and calls their representatives. >> reporter: supporters say the bills would protect gun owners by excluding rifles. the national rifle association says the bill is disappointing but not surprising and americans know bans does not work. the nra is confidence washington will reject the bill. vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault
weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, the drug trade and stolen weapons and says the nation needs to put more officers on the streets to make up for budget cuts to local police departments. the defense secretary signed an order that would put more women on the front lines. u.s. defense secretary leon panetta says they must allow women to serve. women have been serving in iraq and afghanistan. women can compete for thousands of combat soldier positions. >> the secretary said if they can meet the qualifications there is no reason they should
not have a chance. congresswoman nancy pelosi praised the decision. she said this decision is long over due. it ensures they judge beiged on mare -- based on merit, not on gender. >> she is endorsing the decision. she was hailed as a hero when she returned from iraq in 2003. she was held captive for 9 days. u.s. marines rescued her and other members of her unit. she called the decision to allow women in combat good news. an attempted kidnapping caught on tape. ktvu's ann rubin is live with the video. >> reporter: first let me show you where it happened. police said it happened on this stretch of sidewalk. she was grabbed by a stranger,
she was fighting and caught away. >> reporter: friday his surveillance cameras caught the attempted abduction of a 13- year-old. >> oh, my god. it is true. i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: you can see her walking. as she passes behind that car she is dragged into the driveway. the girl runs off. >> whether she gets here she -- when she gets here she is going full speed. >> reporter: he says he started searching for the man before police arrived. >> you come to my neighborhood and get me that upset it wasn't my girl, but at that moment became my family. >> reporter: san jose police released this sketch. neighbors say they have. >> i was like, i have seen him
somewhere. i know it sin this area. i have always seen him on foot. >> upsets me he hasn't been caught. >> reporter: authorities said there were no new leads but they still haven't seen his video that captures the scene from two angles. he is hoping they might find more clues. >> i want to make sure that, you know, justice is served. >> reporter: anyone with information is asked to contact san jose police. authorities wait several days to release this information to the public because they wanted to make sure it is correct. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. san jose police identified a woman killed in her home as anna duong. she was shot and killed yesterday afternoon and became the second homicide of the year. anna duong ask known as -- is known as the candy lady.
she leaves behind two children, 8 and 12 who are being taken care of by relatives. shares of net flick sored -- netflix stored today. they said revenue was $945 million. that is up from 876 million during a year ago. the results were led by 2 million new subscribers. netflix stock was up 42% today closing at $147 per share. apple stock the opposite, closed down again today, as investors sell off stock. today was their worst day in four years on the nasdaq. it slipped 12% and tripped the circuit breakers. analysts rushed to cut their targets. this is due to a slowing demand for the iphone. at the close apple was down
$63, $450.50 a share. back in september apple stock was trading for $700 per share. applications for unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in 5 years. the number came in at 330,000, down 5,000 from the week before. that is the lowest it is been since january 2008. the four week average was 351,750. on wall street today the dow is up 46 to 13,825. the nasdaq is down 23 at 3,130. the s&p is up 0.01 at 1,494. the salt lake city international airport was closed for three hours because of icy conditions after a frontier plane slid on the runway while landing. a spokesperson for frontier said the plane landed safely but slid on a patch of ice while turning. none of the passengers on the flight was injured and the
airplane never left the pavement. it opened this afternoon although one runway is still shut down tonight and expected -- delays are expected. today members of the required house gave -- rhode island house gave approval for gay marriage. it touched on relegend, civil rights and the -- religion and civil rights and they are the only state that doesn't allow gay marriage. it is just a big hole in the ground now, why many say the miracle on jones street will happen again even bigger and better. >> our next question from john from baltimore. >> a priceless moment during a radio interview with jim harbaugh's mother, a surprise guest and you will hear the question that pretty much stole the show. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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they call it sacred ground, serving free meals to millions of people, now it is gone but ktvu's rob roth is there tonight and tells us it won't be gone for long. rob? >> reporter: i want to show you this big hole in the ground, this is where the st. anthonys dining room once stood and will stand once again in this same spot. [ singing ] >> reporter: there was song and celebration. st. anthony's has broke ground on its new dining room. >> we don't talk about compassion, we act upon it. >> reporter: the old st. anthony's was demolished after 62 years. the new dining hall is expected to look like this, bigger, brighter and with a modern
kitchen and 98 apartment units. >> this corner has been the place where where the last -- where for the last 62 years people have been fed. >> they serve 3,000 meals a day across the street. he says cooking is difficult and dangerous when you are legally blind. . >> drop something. everything is harder. yeah. so i know it is always here. once a day. every day. >> reporter: sitting at a table across the room is rose johnson. she comes here because she doesn't like to eat alone. >> i am able to socialize, and talk and, you know, i am happy. everybody knows me. >> reporter: the new dining room will be completed by the fall of 2014. there is one hurdle, the
product is only 90% funded. they looking to raise the last 2.1 million to finish the job. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. water service restored to marin county where a water main break -- broke. crews worked throughout the day orepair -- to repair the main. water was returned about 12:15 p.m. it was due to aging pipes. water buckled the pavement also on the street. retired fire chief has been arrested on shift charge -- theft charges. he stole 268 items, uniforms, tools and other items. they also had a large cash of illegal weapons. he has been released on $30,000 bail.
in the middle of a bad flu season officials say a stomach bug from australia is sweeping through the united states. it was caused by a new strain of norovirus. that includes one at the senior center. it is extremely contagious but officials say it is not unusually dangerous. uc davis researcher has been charged with several felonies in connection with a explosion on campus. david snyder was injured in the blast last week inside his apartment. today he was charged with 10 felonies, including possessing mumaterials and -- possessing the materials. he is being held on $2 million bail. now to the 49ers and their request for the super bowl. the parents of coaches jim
harbaugh and john harbaugh are talking no matter what one of their sons will be a super bowl champion. they conducted a conference call. all parents of two or more children can relate. they said they won't favor either team and won't show any allegance whatsoever. the best moment came when they took a question from someone posing as a member of the press. >> our next question from john from baltimore. >> question from baltimore. is it true that both of you like jim better than john? >> i do not -- john? >> jaw? john harbaugh? [ laughter ] >> john. >> that was me, john. >> mom -- mom was ready to come through the phone. >> a mom always recognizes. remember the two brothers have coached against each other in
the past in a thanksgiving game the ravebs beat the -- ravens beat the 9ers. coming up, we will hear from one of the ark members of the last 49ers -- architects of the last 49ers winning super bowl winning team. trying to get the word out tomorrow will be another spare the air day. rain often dilute pollution but that wasn't the case this time and levels are expected to reach unhealthy levels. this means wood burning ban in place for 24 hours beginning at midnight tonight and ending at midnight tomorrow morning. we have had a string of spare the air days. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> i would have thought rain would have canceled it out. i don't know what the criteria is, i expect the rain and the atmosphere would create a better environment but they know what they are doing. spare the air day tomorrow.
midnight to midnight. into the afternoon hours, showers out there. san jose as well. you can see the light showers falling there. slowing down traffic. north bay, what are you talking about, dry all day, that is the case. showers in san jose, and livermore valley. that is it. look that satellite. i will come in close. you can see the showers right here. south of fremont, come in close. showers out there towards milpitas as well. showers will begin to -- well, they will begin to taper off a little bit into the evening. san jose right now, with that live camera, downtown san jose, this area, you have light scattered showers, heavier rain. near milpitas, showers on and off all day. rain is good. nice if we were getting a lot of it. this has been light so far.
the biggest impact from the weather system, and the one yesterday, is that -- the temperatures have been warmer. so warmer over night lows, we are looking for no freezing conditions. 42 over night in fairfield. 42 antioch. 40 napa. 46 hayward. looking at temperatures as we head into the next couple of dize begin to -- days to begin to be on the mild side. fog in the forecast. fog will be around. when i come back in 10 minutes or so, 15 minutes, we will run the through and give you the exact forecast for your area. bay area weekend. >> thank you. getting political, mark zuckerberg will hold a fundraiser for a well known politician, who he "likes" as a candidate. >> emotions run high in san
francisco today after a weekend of violence. a suspect faced charges of murder and the man he gunned down was remembered by prayers and tears. [ singing ] >> we need to teach that violence is not the way. we need control guns. but we also need to control man. >> family and friends held a vigil today for him. they gathered where the 43-year- old san franciscan was shot dead and his cousin injured monday morning. his mother and others cried and left candles and flowers in memory. >> he made you feel like you were his best friend. he might not have known you but he would have gave you a hug like he has known you forever. >> the panelally attended a hearing -- the family attended
a hearing today. he faces charges of murder and attempted murded and police found a -- murder and police found a marijuana grow house at his home. he is held on $2 million bail. mark zuckerberg is getting involved in politics. he plans to hold a fundraiser for chris chris christie -- chris christie's reelection campaign. they met in 2010 when justin christian donated 100 -- when mark zuckerberg donated $100 million to the schools in new jersey. the list of the top mobile apps for 2012 and facebook came in number one, edging out google maps. google had numbers two through six. the long awayed tunnel is
george soros complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> when it is done this new tunnel will make a huge difference every single day for thousands and thousands of drivers. crews have been working on the tunnel for some time now. if you are wondering how it is going, ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar got a look at it and here now with what he found. >> reporter: it is our year for
transportation infrastructure, up the road here, plus the new bay bridge and the devil slide tunnel. >> the $400 million project can see light at the end of the tunnel. >> broke ground in 2010 and we are about 75 or 80complete. we are slated to open in late 2013. we are on track to open to traffic later this year. >> reporter: it can with stand an earthquake and be in service within three days. >> caltrans will be dedicating permitly to -- permanently to eastbound and westbound traffic. >> reporter: next month they will lay in the road bed. this is just the bottom of it. the service you will ride -- the surface you will be riding
on will be way up here. >> systems include the fire system, the traffic management system, the electrical system, drainage system, all critical for operating the tunnel. >> a shoulder lane will allowed stall cars to be pulled out of lanes. one of the new pieces of infrastructure coming online this year. >> this is devils slide are the first tunnel project by caltrans in the state since the 1964 tunnel opened to traffic. >> reporter: 2/3 of the money came from uncle sam's stimulus funds and contra costa county taxpayers who wanted a better commuter. reporting live, consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. cisco is close to a deal to sell a piece of the unit.
belkin says it is buying the unit of cisco, including linksys router brand. it is likely less than the $500,000 they acquired the business for. john muir is expanding to the trivalley. they announced today. john muir medical center agreed to invest to acquire 49% ownership. they will develop care centers and other outpatient serves. the chief of the securities and exchange commission, president obama named mary jo white earlier today. and the president warned she prosecuted money launderers,
mobster and does not intimidate easily. a corruption trial is underway in los angeles county for six former counsel memberrers from the -- members from the city of bell. they paid themselves for serving on boards that seldom member. they are accused of nearly bankrupting the city. the manager and assistant city manager are also charged. the san jose sharks are two hours away from their home opener. a lock out cut the season in half, ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose with how the team is trying to win the game and win back the fans. >> reporter: that's right. we are outside the shack tank in san jose and as you can see, before the home opener, against the coyotes a lot of fans are gathering for what is expected to be a loud and enthusiastic
welcome for the men. it has been a wait for major league hockey to return to the area. and the highlights is something fans have missed badly. half the season has been losed but now that they agreed on a collective-bargaining agreement it is time to make up with the fans. >> we made a point during the whole process to keep in touch with our fans, which is important. tonight will be a special night. giving away 18,000 hats to the fans when they come tonight. we have other specials for them. jersey special in our store. we are trying to do a lot of different things. teams have tried all kinds of things. we focus on our fans and it starts when they walk in the doors with the hat and the staff will be at the doors and welcome them back. >> reporter: there are lot of
deals going on tonight, fans say they appreciate the effort but the best way to mend fences with fans is to win and stay undefeated. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. readers of lance armstrong books are suing. they are seeking class action status. it accuses him of fraud and several other allegations for denying he used performance enhancing drugs while winning the tour de france. we reported lance armstrong admitted to cheating in a interview with oprah winfrey. annies is recalling frozen pizza. they might contain metal fragments. the recalled products include all varieties of rising crust frozen pizza, organic four cheese, pepperoni, spinach and
mushroom and bbq chicken. annies is urging people to return them to get a refund. syrian resident made a rare appearance today. government forces are targeting rebels. activists say 13 people were killed in today's attacks. he was seen at a mosque for a prayer service. next man up. john kerry is in line to replace hillary clinton as secretary of state, what he said about the deadly attack in benghazi. >> 49ers will win this game. >> in 7 minutes, he helped build the last 49ers super bowl winners. why he is sure they are about to take home their 6th world championship. jwwñ
senate hearings began today for john kerry as he takes the path to becoming the next secretary of state. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood and equally proud that so too is the foreign service. >> he was questioned for about three hours. same committee he chaired for
the last four years. among other things he was questioned about the attack in ben zazi, lib -- benghazi, libya. this app services your facebook profile, users can delete the items the search finds. people can weigh in on the city's plan to develop the old naval air base. they will hold a scoping meeting to allow the public to say what it thinks should be in the report. the city will spend a year putting it together before getting it to the city counsel. that meeting is 7:00 p.m. next monday night at city hall. the u.s. state department says the number of foreign children
adopted by americans went down 7% and likely to drop when a russian ban on americans adopting there takes effect in a year. the figures show 8700 adoptions last year compared to 9300 in 2011. the largest number came from china. candlestick park home to 5 super bowl winners, will it be home to a 6th? how a former team executive answers that question. >> back here in 10 minutes, showers in the area, what will the bay area weekend be like? i will have the details for you in just a couple. well, well, well.
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vinny cerrato. are about to hapb -- all about to happen, the 49ers going for their 6th super bowl title. 18 long years since their last super bowl win. ktvu's john sasaki is live at candlestick park. you talked to someone who played a huge role? >> the super bowl is 10 days away and on this important anniversary in 49er history we talked with a former team executive who engineered five championship teams. >> wonderful to be part of the history. >> reporter: he was president and ceo of the 49ers during the glory years. >> my first responsibility was flying out here with eddy for the final interview for bill walsh.
>> reporter: who led the 49ers to their first 49ers super bowl victory 31 years ago today. we sat down with him to talk about this year's team and what got them to the verge of the 6 6th championship. >> they understand the concept of flexibility. they know how to change. they know thew adjust. >> reporter: what about jim harbaugh facing his brother john who will lead the ravens on super bowl sunday. >> probably till saturday they will be johnny and jimmy. once the ball is kicked off they will be cane and able. >> reporter: he says it is great for the nfl and the fans. as has been the play of colin kaepernick. >> i love the fact colin kaepernick had 21 yards rushing against the falcons. it showed he is not a one trip pony. >> who is going to win? >> my opinion is the 49ers are
going to win this game. they will win by more than 3- 1/2 points and they will carry the 6 6th trophy back to san francisco. >> reporter: he sees the 9ers strong for years to come and is enjoying watching their success. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. a judge is ordering new orleans to down size its plan for a banner free zone during the super bowl. he issued a tempiary restraining -- temporary restraining order today. the judge said the city can only enforce the rules near the super dome. the aclu sued. a hearing is set for monday. stay with ktvu for continuing coverage leading up to super bowl xlvii. we are following the team as they prepare for the game in new orleans. we have everything 49ers related and we are sending a
number of very lucky crews to the big easy. and updates on www.ktvu.com as well as our mobile app for your cell phone. competitors in the super cross tested out the track today. this is the third year the event has been held at the coliseum. one racer is looking forward to redeeming himself. and he says fans of other sports should come out and see what super cross is about. >> it is fun. it is different than football, baseball. it is a louder -- there is noise, bikes jumping. it is something fun to watch. lot of great racing action. >> the monster energy ama crase is saturday night at 7:00 p.m. develop -- race is saturday night at 7:00 p.m. developer won for 80 new
single family homes. the project will be located on an 11-acre parcel on milpitas boulevard. it will feature a park with a tot lot. she said the sound wall will make it look like a fortress. some residents are concern said about traffic. -- concerned about traffic. intel confirmed today it is winding down its desktop motherboard operation. they will focus on chips for all in one computing devices. they will phase out the operation over three years. how cold was it in new york city last night? cold enough to tonfountain into a ice -- to turn a fountain into an ice sculpture.
wind chills in the single digits and forecasters are calling for snow tomorrow. we got excited when we saw frost last week. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> rain. i wish we were getting more. there are showers, just not that heavy. valley, light showers. santa rosa dry. fremont dry. south of fremont, showers. where the showers are. couple weather systems. one to the north. one to the south. both weak. both bring clouds and sprinkles. sprinkles by hamilton. livermore valley. we come in tight to livermore valley. stanley boulevard, pleasanton, home street, you got pretty, you know, light showers. maybe wipers on. san jose now, then over here
towards cupertino. damp in the south bay all day today. that is how it will continue. temperaturessudes right now in the 50s -- temperatures outside right now in the 50s. warm out. enough moisture, valley fog in the forecast. fog this morning, right? plenty of it. fog around. again tomorrow we will. shower continue over night and the system goes off further to the south. we wake up with fog and maybe a sprinkle. a lot like today. tomorrow afternoon it will be partly cloudy skies. tonight 10:00 p.m., tomorrow morning, right, showers in the area. cloudy. 7:00 p.m. tomorrow night, don't change your plans. wet, cloudy. 9:00 a.m. saturday. saturday morning. sprinkles here, there. saturday afternoon clears out. you see that.
it is nuisance showers. we need rain, that is not rain. highs for tomorrow on the mild side. looks like wet in the morning. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view, welcome back -- >> thank you. totally under the weather. >> i am glad you are back and feeling better. >> thank you. thank you. an up close look at the federal investigation into the problems with the boeing 787 dreamliners. and a warning from san francisco police about a new scam that coincide with the chinese new year. what to be on the look out for.
-6z 90 minutes. >> 90 minutes from now a commuting meeting will discuss how to respond to emergencies. the tragedy in connecticut was the catalyst for the meeting and they will discuss other emergencies that effect the community. the red cross, police and others are set to speak. is starts at 6:30 p.m. san francisco police are alerting the chinese community about a series of scams that cheated people out of money. this surveillance video shows the three people involved in the latest rip off. police say the three women approach a 70-year-old victim
and convince her to put $50,000 in cash into a bag so the items could receive a blessing. in the process of that, the scam artists switched the bags and left the woman with worthless items. federal safety officials are working around the clock to find out why batteries in the boeing 787 dreamliners failed. national transportation safety board investigators gave reporters a tour of the lab. the faa grounded the dreamliners this month after two battery failures that included a fire. one happened midnight and the other on an empty plane in boston. no one was hurt. the ntsb said the battery had a short circuit and uncontrolled chemical reaction. what they don't know is why. >> what i can tell you is we have all hands on deck. we are working as hard as we can to identify what the
failure is and what corrective actions need to be taken. >> the ntsb says it is coordinating its investigation with its japanese counter part. >> develops news, officials just spoke out about a shooting that injured two students. ktvu's jade hernandez is talking to them and will join us with the latest on what may have happened before the shots were fired. >> and a simple solution, the life saving role this market is playing in one bay area neighborhood.
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