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>> reporter: do you know how that happened? >> you know, very active investigation at this time so i can't comment on how the truck was on the grass. there was a child. >> yes. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> a toddler aged child with the woman, the child was not hurt and now at the hospital with family. >> you have confirmed the would mean has succumbed to her injury -- the woman has succumbed to her injuries. >> yes. >> reporter: is there anything else? >> you are a witness contact police and provide a statement and other than that we are investigating the incident and we are interviewing the driver. >> reporter: thank you. thank you. she also told me earlier they don't know what this driver was doing here at the park. other witnesses said the spark chris crossed by small four
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wheel drive trucks as well as small trucks and other people tell me that is not uncommon here but what happened is still under investigation. reporting live in san francisco, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. a member of a south bay school found dead this week. initially it was thought to be a suicide, now it is called a homicide. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose where he has more on her death. robert? >> reporter: we are at san jose police headquarters where investigators are still working on this murder case. the victim's family and many other families are grieving and waiting for answers. >> reporter: students in san jose drew up these posters expressing love. reina figueroa was a school
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yard monitor for 12 years but disappeared saturday and found dead tuesday near san antonio elementary school. two of her sons attended the school and understand why students are so sad. >> she loved her job. she loved working with children and being there and taking care of them. >> reporter: reina figueroa's family, husband and son, say it is difficult dealing with their grief and waiting for more information from police about the man arrested yesterday described as an acquaintance. >> it is a lot of -- information that they have to gather from other people and try make sure they got the person who did this to my mom. >> friends say they are waiting. >> i hope they find out exactly who did, how it happeddened and, you know, give -- happened and you know, give them comfort. >> reporter: the family wants
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justice but doesn't expect much comfort. >> he will be behind bars hopefully for the rest of his life but it will never bring back my mother. >> the family is still working on plans for services. coming up at 6:00 p.m. the latest on the investigation and more from the school and students who miss reina figueroa so much. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. to our continuing coverage of the bart labor disbutte. there is no -- dispute. there is no contract in sight. the progress appears to be zero. the 60 day cooling off period was called on august 11. the deadline ends on october 10. both sides have yet to meet face to face. ktvu's tom vacar is live with what both sides had to say about the stalled negotiations. tom? >> the rail system that 400,000
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people every day depend upon seems to be heading into a negotiation train wreck. >> reporter: they raised their offer from zero to 10%. >> they have nart responded yet to our -- not responded yet to our request. >> we have not submitted any offer to our members because we have not received a final offer. >> we heard from the employees who said we want to see an increase. and our take home pay. and we have an offer on the table for them. >> the union says bart's proposals amount to a pay cut. >> it has to be fair and put the workers not behind as they have been. >> reporter: so the sides remain apart and had almost no discussions and won't meet on wage, pension and healthcare
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for two weeks. mediation between the parties does not seem to be working but both sides are sticking with it. >> if they are not interested in coming together the mediator can't tell us what proposals to put across the table. >> it is the worst i have ever seen. clearly intended to push us out on strike. >> it has been a shell game. >> reporter: show that for progress? at 6:00 p.m. how riders confronted by this mess react. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. the eastern span of the bay bridge is causing problems for bart. why bart is running fewer trains this week coming up. it may be the unofficial end of summer but the weather is about to heat up. mark tamayo is here with the
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increased fire danger that may be heading our way as well. >> it is that time of year. the fog clears out, temperatures warms up and fire danger peaks. weather headlines. fog continues to be a small factor in the forecast. temperatures inland the 90s. lower 90s for tomorrow. could be approaching triple digits by the weekend and with that fire danger will be on the increase. today temperatures in the 80s. humidity 50%. the fire danger on the moderate side. look what happens tomorrow, but especially this weekend, highs into the 90s. with the dry winds, humidity levels coming down a 15%. we don't have fire weather warnings in this but it is something we will be -- in place but it is something we will watch. friday temperature bump, the hottest weekend day, 100, and the timing of the next cooling trend coming up. you could get weather updates by following the ktvu
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weather team on twitter. search for ktvu weather. authorities know the cause of the rim fire around yosemite national park. the largest wildfire ever on record in the sierra nevada. it all began with a camp fire. >> reporter: an area highlighted in this color shows where the so-called rim fire burned on august 17 when it was first reported. it was in an area known as the jawbone ridge. investigators believe a hunter started an illegal camp fire here and allowed it to escape. officials wouldn't say whether the hunter let it escape intentionally or was just negligent. >> this is big. okay? that is unusual. any camp fire has the potential to get away. >> the name of the hunter hasn't been released. but investigators say they know who he is. the attorney general wouldn't
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respond to our comment. instead the district attorney said the impact on the forest and communities deserves and have been receiving the strictest scrutiny. the massive blaze continues to grow. firefighters have good fire lines around most of it but the smoke continues to pour out. amtrak passengers had to endure a three hour delay today. the train left oakland before 11:00 a.m. and it broke down. it took three hours to bring in another train and continue the trip. the train had power and passengers had air conditioning and lights while they waited. robbery suspect is dead, another injured after a home invasion. it happened in a neighborhood that is usually quiet. three suspects targeted a home.
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they barged in about 11:30 p.m. last night while 5 adults were inside. one of the victims pulled out a gun and that is when the shooting started. the victim was shot in the shoulder. two of the suspects were also hit and ran from the house and drove to a hospital in san jose. >> the individuals who arrived at the hospital have been identified as suspects in the robbery. one of the suspects was dead on avival the other was suffering a non--- on arrival and the other was suffering a non-life threatening wound. the family of a teen is looking for answers after the woman bled to death after giving birth in a dorm room. ayaanah gibson died over the weekend on the campus of benedict college in south carolina. ayaanah gibson she did not seeking medical attention after giving birtht to a still born
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fetus. -- dearth to a still born fetus. her family didn't know she was pregnant. inmates have ended their two month long hunger strike after two state lawmakers promised to hold hearings on the complaints about solitary confinement policies. supporters say this is just the beginning of the struggle and there is still a lot of work to do. >> california still practs solitary confinement. there are still people in solitary confinement. it is a torturous system. it needs to change. >> the hunger strike began with 30,000 in july but dwinded to 100. -- dwinded to 100 today. pg&e admitted to-poor record keeping and that led
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them to assume two pipelines were operating safetily. as a result the pipelines operated at a higher pressure. now leaders say they are concerned the record keeping problem hasn't been resolved. they want a monitor appointed to ensure they follow their safety plan. automatic tips may be disappearing. what the irs has to do with it. >> still seeking justice. a father near death makes an emotional plea to find his son's killer. what investigators told us about the hunt for a killer. >> google goes to court. the lawsuit they want thrown out and what it has to do with your privacy. >> and the handshake watched around the world. president obama and russian president vladimir putin meet as attentions over syria heat up.
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>> happening now, traffic on the new bay bridge as has been the case for the past three evenings. highway 101 in san francisco. news chopper 2 giving us a good look at the back up. traffic at the top is heavy. that is heading type the city. -- heading into the city. on the bottom is where the real back up is. this is before you get on the new span. we have been seeing heavy traffic for the bay bridge at this time since the new bridge opened. our coverage of syria. the president of the united president of the united states and russia met at the summit. that dis.their differences on the situation in syria. president obama hasn't had much luck rallying support at the
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summit for a military strike. officials continue a lay out the case for the need for a military response. dianne feinstein emerged from a briefing this morning where officials presented reports of what happened in syria. dianne feinstein said she is convinced. >> based on what i have learned i have no doubt that the regime used nerve agents and i know there are at least 11 to 14 prior small incidents and this larger incident. so i have no doubt that chemical weapons have been used. >> dianne feinstein said the evidence is enough to support a resolution authorizing military action against syria. president obama canceled his trip to california next week. president obama was scheduled to fly to los angeles monday
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for a fundraiser. instead he will stay in washington to work on a resolution supporting a military strike against syria. john muir health is selling their lab business that could result in hundreds of jobs lost in the bay area. according to official lab corps is buying the labs. it plans to keep 150 workers. 540 others will be getting layoff notices. they provide services to doctors and hospitals. terms haven't been disclosed. new jobs figures show employers are laying off fewer workers. the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped by 9,000 to 323,000. that is near the lowest level since june 2008. the practice of requiring a tip for a large restaurant party may soon disappear
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because of new irs rules. it classifies it as a service charge that is taxable. restaurants would have to with hold tax on the money and maintain more payroll records. some already switched to a new system that suggests tips. let's talk about our weather now because it is another hot one out there and mark tamayo is here now. we could get up into the 100s? >> we are trending in that direction for tomorrow and the weekend. warmest locations 100 degrees. it will take its time though. not in the forecast for tomorrow though, right now clear skies, few high clouds and thunderstorms once again to the east of los angeles. as far as the fire danger we talked about that earlier. we have a red flag warning in place, naught in the bay area, but towards the sierra till 11:00 p.m. this evening. this could be exattended for
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friday and -- extended and for the -- extended for friday and the weekend. walnut creak 81. livermore upper 70s. san francisco 67. santa rosa 83 degrees. over night lows if friday morning will be starting out the day chilly. santa rosa, napa 50 degrees. san francisco 54 and patchy fog near the coast first thing friday morning. you will notice the warm up friday and into the weekend. forecast for san jose, starting out the day, 8:00 a.m., lower 60s. 12:00 p.m., 78 degrees. 4:00 p.m. 87 degrees. high pressure is building in the pacific. with that sunny skies for friday. as the high builds the warming air becomes hot this will be the source of the warm up. we will have the flow kick in as well. with that the warm air works
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its way back to the coast, bay and the coast, and beaches 70 degrees. inland tomorrow lower 90s but then by saturday upper 90s. 100 degrees for sunday and monday. first thing tomorrow morning, 50s and 60s out there with the blue and the green contours and temperatures scale going up as you expect for the afternoon. bright colors reflect the warm up. 70s for san francisco. lots of 80s around the bay. warmest locations inland lower 90s. 92, 94 degrees by 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. here is our forecast, san francisco, back up into the upper 70s. temperatures going up across the bay. inland neighborhoods 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 90, 92, approaching 93 degrees for friday afternoon. sheer a look at -- here is a look at the forecast highs tomorrow, san jose 87.
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santa rosa 92 degrees. concord 91. and pacifica 70. look at san francisco, upper 70s. 79. here is a look ahead, your five- day forecast, temperatures trending up for saturday, and sunday. sunday will be the hottest day of the weekend. the heat spills into monday and then we shave off a few degrees tuesday. this is when we talk about a warm up in the bay area. let's keep an eye on the fire danger. >> so mild this far. >> yeah. a spike tomorrow. >> thank you. a once popular resort may soon get a second life. >> plus returning home. the hero's welcome a crew received today in the east bay after months at sea. >> to julie haener is here now for what we are working on for 6:00 p.m. >> a man of the cloth and a victim of crime. >> called 911, they said i was 77th in line. >> new numbers revealing a
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crime fighting challenge in a troubled city and driving into the sunset. only on 2, why the patrol car is heading into retirement and the replacement officers call more than a flashy toy. these stories and more coming up new at 6:00 p.m.
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fog caused a 130 vehicle pile up during the morning rush hour today about 50 miles east of london england on a fly over
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ramp from one highway to another. eight people had serious injuries. 200 people suffered minor injuries. $94 million in drugs confiscated with the assistance of a u.s. coast guard cutter and today the men and women part of that mission came home to a lot of red, white and blue. >> reporter: drifting in from the pacific. the stars and stripes. >> i get to see them. >> reporter: children in the arms of their moms and flags thane hands -- in the hands of their wives. dads looking out for their daughters. >> proud of her. they were done in the caribbean. >> see the ribbons? >> reporter: today the coast card cutter sailed home. 160 days at sea. the men and women on board proud of their service. and so happy to be home.
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>> oh, my gosh. there is no words. [ laughter ] >> just good to be back. >> the toughest job is what my wife does taking care of the family and the house. we haveb it pretty easy. >> reporter: he says -- we have it pretty seizee. >> reporter: he says -- easy. >> reporter: he says they sailed on a counter drug patrol. they made six busts. a successful mission and a successful homecoming. and a homecoming with a little celebration. >> friends, family. and we will have a big celebration and have dinner and hugs and everything. [ laughter ] >> nothing beats a home coming. the crew wouldn't say when their next deployment would be but they will be ready to go. encouraging jobs reports helped stocks edge higher
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today. >> the four week average fell to its lower level since 2007 and that gave a boost to investors. the dow is up 6 to 14,937. the nasdaq is up 9 at 3,658. the s&p is up 2 to 1,655. the owners of lake county's resort signed an agreement to sell -- agreement to sell the property. it closed 4 years ago. the lake county record bee reported the sale to a companial called resort ecking waits. the new plan includes reopening and offering some as time share get aways. a spike in drug use, the group turning to drugs more often. >> the bay area father making one last effort to find his son's killer. >> i just want to be around to see the people that did the crime. >> what investigators told us about the search for a killer. >> and down it comes. the reason why the city had to come down the water tower.
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>> and gmail under scrutiny, the practice has that google in court.
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complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. a plea for justice.
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a father approaching the end of his life wants to find his son's killer. the father is making that plea two years after a traffic accident triggered a deadly shooting. ktvu's mike mibach spoke with the father about the fight -- father about the fight. >> he was a good guy and i was proud of him. >> reporter: tonight a story of family. >> i would embrace him. >> reporter: a father and son -- >> he was by my side all the way. that was my only son. >> dad who can barely see, sleep or eat. he is dying. he can barely breathe, is in pain but it is the pain of another day that tears him apart on the inside. three days before christmas, december 22, 2011. shots fired west oakland. >> this case is very important.
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still active. still open. >> reporter: an argument inside a store and then -- >> minutes after the argument he was chased down and shot. >> reporter: his organs saved 5 lives. he received his liver but it is his father's life now in jeopardy. >> i tell you, he can sit here, but it is killing him. >> reporter: with the breath he has left he is asking for your help. >> i just want to be around to see the people that did the crime. >> reporter: help define the killer, a person who ripped apart a father and son bond. >> i can't explain it but it is just something i wish no parent would have to go through. >> reporter: he is hoping someone will bite and bring closure for a man who just wants to close his eyes in
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peace, not pain. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. two gang members are blaming each other for a deadly shooting in union city last month. both are now charged with murder. court records indicate they each say it was the other one who pulled the trigger. it happened early in the morning on august 25. two men were both chimp the documents say -- killed. documents say they thought they were rival gang members. at 6:30 p.m. there is a peace march schedule and we will be there. -- scheduled and we will be there. fire that started near two vans on 9th street and spread to a nearby home and apartment building. the building was evacuated.
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there were people inside the two vans but they weren't there at the time of the fire. to san jose where six people were taken to the hospital after this crash between a bus and a van after 8:00 a.m. this morning. four adult special needs students were on the bus. a family of three was in the van. the transportation security administration is expanding their program and plans to open fast lanes in san jose and oakland soon. passengers go through without removing belts, shoes and computers. to qualify you pay $85 for five years and submit personal information for background information and finger print. >> if they come back good we allow them to use the lanes. >> sfo has precheck lanes. the tsa says they will come to
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oakland and san jose this fall. the government says drug use among young people is dropping but it is booming among older people. these numbers come from a survey. it finds that drug use among 50- 54-year-olds doubled and tripled for people 55-59. the rate among children and teens 12-17 years old dropped last year to 9.5%. that is down from 11.6%. the ecigarettes could be turning teens into new users. the centers for disease control and prevention says the use of the ecigarettes doubled in one year. in 2011, 4% tried them. last year 10%. they can be purchased by anyone in sweet flavors that could be
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attractive to teens. they provide nicotine which is addictive. drivers are taking in sites on the eastern span of the bay bridge bart says they are still recovering from their around the clock service last week. getting back to normal at bart could take some time. >> reporter: it all happened on schedule and as planned. as poperations went 24/7 -- operations 2027 7 -- went 24/7, the passengers crowded on. hoping for a seat. >> standing today. >> reporter: making room for folks who usually drive. >> i knew i couldn't drive because the bridge was closed. >> reporter: you can have that kind of traffic without having an impact. bart ran 200,000 extra miles,
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it take as huge wear and tear on the system. and playing catch up won't happy quicken. they are working over time to get trains back in service that could take a week. a dozen trains have been pulled off the tracks that means don't be surprised if your train has fewer cars than normal. >> really it shows why we can't operate 24 hours a day. our crews are working extra hard to try to play catch up today. >> reporter: caltrans is paying for the cost of maintenance, that was worked into the budget but bart says the message in this is that bart has its limits. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. limit goal, the item that thieves are targeting and google goes to court. the practice and privacy concerns that have them in federal court. >> plus cutting down on
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cybercrime. the bill on governor jerry brown's desk. and hundreds of pilots placed on furloughs are now returning to the skies. the reason why united is changing course. [ marco ] i'm a student at devry university. and this is my home team. this is my large lecture hall. this is my professor. and also my coach. this is my booster club. this is the guy who's graduating ready for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads
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we have breaking news right now. a bad accident in oakland. news chopper 2 is above the
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scene here. right there in the middle of the intersection. 10 past 5:00 p.m. this area is not that far from a high school. fire truck was nearby and the crew witnessed the crash and moved in quickly. two people were taken to the hospital. we don't have their conditions. the city of santa clara released this video of a old auditor tower being demolished. -- water tower being demolished. they determined it was unsafe. hundreds of pilots who were furloughed are heading back to work. united is recalling 600 pilots. they need them to meet staffing needs. united and continental merged in 2010. the pilots being recalled are from united's decide. heart disease, the government says 800,000 people
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die every year. but the cdc says a quarter of those deaths, 200,000 could be prevented with simple changes. lower the chances by managing your high blood pressure and lifestyle changing, eating healthy and exercising. chobani issued a recall because of a problem with mold. it was discovered because of bloated containers and traced to the idaho facility. chobani apologized and says the problem has been resolved. yogurt with best x september 11 should be thrown away. consumers can contact chobani for a refund. yahoo gets a new logo but first -- >> is google reading your e- mails? the lawsuit says invasion of privacy. >> forget the bay bridge, the
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next build is the transbay terminal. will it come in on schedule and on budget? >> weather, the fog cleared out. how much a temperature bump you can expect for friday and the hottest day of the weekend.
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google was in court to make a case for a controversial practice. they want a lawsuit thrown out that claims they vilated law
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withilities -- violated law. ktvu's rob roth is live with the expectation of privacy is being debated. >> reporter: google asked the judge to throw out the case against it. >> reporter: here at this cafe in san jose customers were doing research, checking e- mails. many were kerned about their -- concerned about their online communications. >> privacy. things i need to protect myself with. >> reporter: it is such privacy concerns that has google defending itself in court. they are facing a lawsuit claiming it invades the privacy of gmail users to sell to advertisers and collect profiles. the plaintiff opportunity said just before a person use e mail privacy shouldn't be
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diminished. google said revenue generation is part of the gmail function. >> i wish i could send things out without having the fear of somebody looking at what i am interested in. >> there should be one -- perhaps a paid version where you pay and you don't see it. or one -- way to avoid this. >> reporter: not only people with gmail effects who are effect -- accounts who are effected, no word yet on when the judge will make the decision or whether the lawsuit will proceed or stop right now. reporting live in san jose, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. a new bill is on the governor's desk to cut down on cyber crime. it would require customers are notified when passwords are breached magnesium law that
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require -- in addition to law that requires -- they would have to comply with the new rule. the yahoo's ceo says the new logo is modern and fresh. they unveiled the look yesterday. it retains purple but the type style is slimmer. she says it better represents the company that is sophisticated without abandoning the traditional look. parents have more reason to worry about what their kids see. a study indicates a study between smoking and drinking and exposure to photos of friends doing the same thing. researchers say the study suggest teens could be influenced to drink or smoke by the pictures. they suggest parents teach teens about the dangers of
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posting photos. leaf blowers could soon be gone with the wind -- [no audio] >> the vote was 4-1. they are among a handful of cities that have similar bans. police are calling it liquid goal. police are alerting people in san diego that thieves began targeting air conditioning units for the freoninside. it sells for $600s a bottle. many are installing locks on their units and motion censor lights. lets go back to our weather. our chief meteorologist bill martin is off but mark tamayo is filling in. it is going to get hot. >> today was perfect but temperatures will be trending up tomorrow. tomorrow you will notice the
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change. 70 in san francisco, lots of 70s and 80s around the bay. warmest locations 85, 86 degrees, antioch, fairfield and santa rosa. on the maps right now, we are in the clear with a few showers to the east of the sierra right now. as far as our conditions, clear skies and temperature coming down but still warm. san jose 76. santa rosa 83 degrees. and san francisco down from 70, 67 degrees. 2:00 p.m. this afternoon, typically i am pointing out, showing you fog, that is not the case today. that is the key change with clear skies. fog will reform tonight into tomorrow morning but mostly patchy. could be dense as well. be careful driving highway 1 tomorrow morning. clear skies for tonight. fog late. tomorrow, friday, warmer. and the weekend more sunshine. warm to hot. warmest locations inland, hottest locations in the upper
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90s, approaching 100. tomorrow temperatures up 5, 10 degrees from today's highs. high pressure off shore. this is building in. off shore winds. that warms up the coast. today you could see friday warming back up. saturday warming up. sunday will be the hottest day of the weekend. here is our forecast model showing you this, patchy fog regrouping at the coast line, few into the bay friday morning and increasing sunshine for the afternoon hours for 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. temperatures friday, 90s in santa rosa. sensen beach 63 degrees. 90s fairfield, vacaville and low 90s for antioch and brentwood. oakland 83 degrees. san jose upper 80s. fremont 85 and san francisco, beautiful, san francisco 79. five-day forecast.
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temperatures trending up. saturday, sunday, that carries into monday and we might want relief next week and that could be tuesday and wednesday. get ready, especially inland over the next few days. >> thank you. just in time for the nfl season, a possible connection between your team's success and your waist line. >> a transportation project that is over budget and it is not the new bay bridge. i am julie haener. >> and i am frank >> julie haener -- >> julie haener is here now for what we are working on for 6:00 p.m. >> that person who you could trust. >> the reputation she earned from going above and beyond to help students. and then only on 2. >> a new look for the chp, why it has been replaced by this and the only place you could see it right now. >> these stories and much more coming up at 6:00 p.m.
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okay. break out the pink balloons. it is a girl. the national zoo in washington, d.c. announced the sex of the ponda born two weeks ago. the -- panda born two weeks ago. we now know who her dad is. the zoo's own 16-year-old male panda is the father.
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you see him there. a car that folds itself up for easy parking made a debut in south korea. it is an electric vehicle with two seats that travels 62 miles on a 10 minute charge. when you park, watch what happens. you give the car a command and the back half folds up over the front half. for a body length of 65 inches. unfortunately it can't be legally driven because it doesn't meet crash test standards. when your team loses sometimes so too does your health. fans turn to junk food when their team loses. researchers studied fans and they appear to consume extra -- consume extra when their team
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is defeated. week one is underway with the ravens playing the broncos. a rematch from last year's playoff when the ravens beat the broncos. on sunday the 9ers host the packers. the raiders are playing the colts in indianapolis. it could become easier to buy your favorite beers. a ban was lifted on brewers filling growlers that don't come from their own brewery. they can fill outside growlers if outside labor is covered covered and governor jerry brown still has tosign the bill. -- to sign the bill. a massive construction product. not the bay bridge, talking about the new transbay terminal and today it marked a
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milestone. ktvu's dived s is live with -- david stevenson is live with answers on whether it will be completed on time and on budget. >> the construction is taking place just beyond that fence where you see the crane and the workers told me today they are mindful of deadlines and want it built on schedule. nancy pelosi and mayor ed lee helped play the foundation for the transbay terminal. set to open in four years. >> this is going to be the future. >> the future according to mayor ed lee includes tens of thousands of permanent new jobs attracted by the bus and train service that will include high- speed rail. over budget and years behind schedule is the fear. >> the foundation pour is 5- foot thick so it will top out above the micropyles. >> reporter: phase one, creating a massive foundation,
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60 feet below street level is on schedule. but -- >> this project has trouble with cost creep. >> the project was $300 million over estimate in july. >> now that the economy heated up and there is more work out there, we are struggling to keep the bids at estimate. >> reporter: funds and the sale of 12 acres of land to developers is helping to pay for the project. money from the second phase is shifted to pay for the first. >> we get funds from local bridge tolls. funding from local property taxes. >> they have a long way to catch up to the bay bridge. >> reporter: for now the transbay terminal is a 60-foot hole in the ground but by july we will see the steel skeleton rising. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. now at 6:00 p.m. a woman in the park run over by
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a city truck. we are talking to police to get new details about the developing story. >> the number of police officers is a growing problem. >> when i call 911 they said i was 75th in line. no one eeverb came -- ever came. >> and bigger is better for the chp. a ride with chp officers hitting the highway in their new vehicles. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. developing news in san francisco where a city maintenance truck hit and killed a woman who was enjoying a day at the park. i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> in holly mark in san francisco. on highland avenue. ktvu's john fowler is live in the park where he just spoke to a wins about what happened
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right -- witness about what happened right before the accident. >> reporter: that's right. it is cool and breezy now but warm earlier today. you can see the clothing and the towel left by the viim right where she died. i want to show you video from news chopper 2 after witnesses say a park maintenance truck ran over a woman on the grass here. police say the driver left the scene but officers found him few blocks away and detained him. >> we received phone calls at 2:20 p.m. this afternoon of people reporting a pedestrian being struck by a truck in the park. they described the truck as a park maintenance truck. >> sun was shining from that way. she was getting a sun tan. they always do that when the sun rotate and move arou.


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