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breezy later on. 60s and 70s and 80s for most. a lot more 40s and 50s than what we saw. 17 in travis if it gets to 20 then that is a screaming message that it will be cooler. i will keep an eye on that. there is even a sea breeze at sfo. you can see that coming in. higher clouds to the north. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. combination of low clouds and higher clouds. but the breeze is turning on shore. 60s and 70s coast and bay. here is sal. steve, good morning. we are looking at a commute that is off to a nice start on this friday. we're hoping it will stay this way at least it will be better than other days. it's moving along and traffic looking good into san francisco with no major problems. and no problems if you are driving on 880 north and southbound between the coliseum and downtown oakland about a five minute drive. a little less than that as you can see. and there are no major problems but on 680 southbound at marina
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vista there is an accident on the shoulder. traffic is a little slow but it's still very slightly traveled here from the martinez area and the benicia area toward walnut creek. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you. we are beginning with breaking news from novato. police investigating several suspicious fires. eight of them since last night. police tell us one of those fires was at a home on trinity drive. the homeowner was hospitalized after suffering smoke inhalation trying to put out that fire. the other fires are all believed to be vegetation fires at other locations across the stay. investigators say all the fires are suspicious. but we don't know if they are connected. alex savidge is out there. he is talking to fire investigators right now. alex will bring you a live report later in this half hour. novato has had problems with arson in the past. back in january of 2012, arsonist is blamed for setting at least 56 small fires there
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during one weekend. a $15,000 reward was offered to catch that arsonist but police tell us this morning no one was ever arrested. the investigation involved more than a half dozen local, state, and federal agencies. several wild fires still burning out of control in san diego county. at least ten major fires starts this week engulfing more than 15.5 square miles. firefighters are hoping for the first time in days temperatures will drop and the winds will die down. coming up at 5:15 a live report from the fire lines. the first death connected to the fires plus the new round of evacuations. now governor jerry brown is asking people across the state to be very cautious during the hot dry weather. >> i do know that people do stupid things. they throw cigarette butt out of a car or they are doing a little fire somewhere and the spark gets away and they don't realize it. >> the warning comes after the governor declared a state of
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emergency in san diego county. areas across the state are coffered in extreme -- are covered in extremely dry brush and grass making it very easy for wild fires to start. controversy over a san francisco catholic high school's decision to exclude a high school senior's graduation photo. ktvu tara moriarty is joining us live now from sacred heart cathedral preparatory school with more on what the students are planning to do to show their support. good morning tara. >> reporter: good morning. the students are planning to wear bow ties to show they stand behind fellow classmate jessica arbino. this is the photo taken for the school yearbook. she is set to graduate from sacred heart soon. but because she didn't wear the dress required for female students in the graduation photos, the school has decided not to allow their photo. the school says it is abiding by the rules. now the school has released
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this statement quote we are deeply proud of our students at sacred heart. it is a special time of year as we honor our seniors for their many accomplishments and countless contributions to the life of our school and community. as a community we will continue to work tirelessly to insure all students are included in the future. many people have us haved their outrage -- have voiced their outrage on twitter and facebook. her brother says the family plans to meet with the school to talk about this issue. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. time is 5:04. the woman accused of attacking a little girl with a crowbar at a san jose walmart now faces a hate crime charge in addition to attempted murder. maria garati appeared in court yesterday. she hit a four-year-old girl with a tire iron inside the
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walmart on story road on tuesday morning. the girl's father was also hit. prosecutors say garati attacked the two because they are asian. she is being held without bail. she is due back in court in one week. bay bridge engineers have discovered another problem with the new eastern span. this one involves the steel rods that anchor the massive cable system. more than 200 of those high strength rods have shifted since they were installed and could be jolted in a major earthquake. >> if the rod is sitting up against the edge of that hole and there is movement, there is friction, that could possibly wear down. >> cal tran acknowledges this problem could take months and millions of dollars to fix and this follows a string of other problems on the new bridge including faulty welds and bad bolts. your time is 5:05. the faa investigates the story of a san francisco writer who
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claims his united airlines flight from hawaii to lax was almost involved in a midair collision. according to flight records flight 1205 was cruising at 33,000 feet when suddenly the 757's collision alert system went off for the pilots and that plane dropped 600 feet in 60 seconds. kevin townsend who was on that plane said there was no warning for the hundreds of passengers that freaked out. >> i was looking down the aisle and there is hundreds of people in front of me. hundreds of people start screaming. there were ever things that were not secured falling all around. >> both planes did land safely. townsend wants to make sure this incident is thoroughly investigated. united airlines is working with federal investigators. a bay area congressman will release his report on the highly publicized security breach that happened at san
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jose international airport. congressman eric swalwell. how a teenager was able to climb over the fence and jump on to the wheel well on a jet to hawaii. his report will include high- tech security improvements designed to prevent future breaches like that again. police will patrol an area school for dogs that are off their leash. all of the dogs were off leashed at the time and the woman was trying to protect her poodle when she was bitten. the pit bulls will be quarantined for ten days but they are being returned to their owner. a lawsuit filed against a catholic school on the peninsula. the claims made by a teacher over some embarrassing photos.
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>> the reason a fire that destroyed a home in gilroy and damaged several others proved to be particularly difficult for a local firefighter. >> we're looking at the the bay area bridges and crossing the bay but not too much. we'll tell you more straight ahead. cooling started yesterday for some on the coast and a little bit in the bay. it was still warm to hot inland but today everyone gets in a little cooler pattern. we'll show you how much cooler. the lows are already cooler. female narrator: it's posturepedic versus beautyrest it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing.
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welcome back. time is 5:10. we are back to breaking news. police in novato investigating eight suspicious fires around that city since last night. and one fire injured a homeowner that had to go to the hospital. alex savidge is out there. he talked to investigators so what did they tell you, alex? >> reporter: dave, good morning. investigators here are trying to figure out if the same person is setting all of these fires. six fires in three hours early this morning. one was on redwood boulevard where we are this morning. as you look across the way you can see the foam that was used by firefighters to put out this small brush fire underneath this tree. and then firefighters were actually across the way too. they battled another fire across the street. a separate fire at the entrance to that bike path. we may have video that shows a couple novato firefighters,
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investigators that were out here at the scene. a total of six fires broke out over night. five of them burned through brush only. one of them we were told was on the freeway off ramp. there was, however, one fire that damaged a home in this area. it burned a garage and the car that was inside. and the man that lives at that home suffered smoke inhalation because he went down there and tried to put the fire out himself. that is when he was injured and taken to the hospital. police are also worried because there were two other suspicious fires wednesday night. essentially over night wednesday into thursday. they are looking at all of these fires trying to figure out if the fire mace be connected. if they are being set by the same person. we are in contact with novato police. we are looking to get more information from them. as soon as we learn more, we will pass it along to you. alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. a family in gilroy is picking up the pieces this
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morning after their home was lost in a fire. the home burned down yesterday on jerry lane. it started at a grass fire and quickly spread to the home which was completely destroyed. the homeowner says the family lived there for 18 years. neighbors homes were damaged when their fences melted from the heat of the flames. the windy dry conditions and hot temperatures made it tough for firefighters who say they are not at full staff. >> we have a lot of resources down south in southern california. so we hit this thing pretty hard. >> this is the start of the fire season here in santa clara county and it's off to a bang start as you can see. the house is a total loss and still burning. >> luckily no one was hurt. firefighters will continue to search through the debris of the fire today to try to figure out exactly what may have caused it. >> now you grew up down there. i know this is hard for you. >> southern california. my old neighborhood. it burned before too. time is 5:13.
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let's get everybody out the door. sal, you are watching the toll plaza, the east shore, how is it looking? >> so far so good dave and pam. i like the way the east shore looks between the carr keys that bridge and -- carquinez bridge and the mccarthur maze. hopefully we will get a little bit of a break. right now it looks that way. there are no major problems at the bay bridge toll plaza. there are no major problems. highway 24, 880, 580. some of these drive times are looking pretty good so far including the one on the bottom. 22 minutes on 580 westbound from grant line. 5:14 let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. good morning, everybody. cooling started for some. kind of muggy inland.
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pacifica dropped 17-degrees. oakland dropped 6. we will continue that theme. santa roe that 91 yesterday. fremont 87-79. san jose is starting off at 57. mostly clear. sol most of the higher clouds are definitely to the north. so i think the south bay stays mostly sunny. 40s, 50s,. antioch says 60. 48 half-moon bay. here is the key the delta breeze right there at travis. 16 went southwest at 16. also sfo has a west wind. both of those were not existent yesterday. it's a sign of things to come. the bigger cooling will take place over the weekend. 47 ukiah. a little chill there. 53 in monterey and incredibly hot down in southern california yesterday. i think santa maria was 102. can you believe that? l.a. was 100 degrees. just amazing. it will be a little cooler
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today and much cooler over the  weekend. higher clouds continue to drift in. the high is moving out. this will be the last day of really warm temps inland. they will come down into the 80s and upper 60s or low 70s by sunday into monday. mostly sunny, high clouds to the north. so partly cloudy there. the breeze is picking up. 80s for some, 70s for others. 60s and 70s. we are getting a little bit allove average here. we are starting to slide back near average. cooler over the weekend. stray shower drifting down monday into tuesday. >> now to our continuing coverage of the san diego county wild fires. here are the new numbers. ten major fires have burned 10,000 acres. that is 15.5 square miles. and now there is word of the first death connected to these fires. a badly burned body was found in the transient camp. one out of control fire has prompted officials to issue
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76,000 evacuation notices. our reporter is live just north of san diego. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, dave. you said it 10,000 acres burned so far. you see the flames behind me, that used to be a house. those hot spots that is what firefighters are looking for today. they are expected to get some relief. temperatures expected to cool down a lot more but we know there are hundreds of homes still at risk. it may be a long wild fire season. the fires have raced across san diego county scorching more than 10,000 acres. at least one person has been killed. 20 homes destroyed, more that 15,000 residents evacuated. fleeing a blaze that the fire chief calls a moving target. >> the fire started blowing
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yesterday directly west with an east wind on it and it turned on us and went east. it's still continuing to blow east. >> horrified neighbors says the conditions are the worst they have seen. >> it was really terrifying. i was just thinking about my dogs at home and how am i going to get home? i was worried about my neighbors just all the families down here. it was really bad. >> mod pain was just 45 minutes away from his home when the flames swept down the hillside and engulfed it in flames. >> some friends called and said we saw your house burn on tv. so we came here as soon as we can and it was gone. it was too late by then. >> reporter: there is a bit of good news for firefighters, the forecast calls for cooler temperatures and light winds. there has been a lot of speculation about just why so many fires started so quickly. we know two teenagers were arrested over night for trying to start a small brush fire
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here. but investigators are looking into see if they are connected to the larger wild fires in any way. dave, back to you. >> thank you for that update. time is 5:18. cal state san marcos still closed today because of the wild fires. commencement ceremonies set for this weekend are scheduled for next weekend. if you look at their university website this is what you will see. brightly colored alerts warning students and professors stay far away from the campus because of that fire threat. another tech company is expanding in san francisco. the online credit score provider credit karma is leasing the last remaining space at market street. it was recently renovated and credit karma plans to use the new office space as its headquarters. alabamaer is trying -- uber is trying to raise new financing that could put the
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total company offer at $10 billion. if they can raise the money, it would be one of a few of bay area companies that hit the $10 billion mark. uber connects people needing a ride. time is 5:19. strange story a national push calling on governor jerry brown to shut down a museum in the bay area. the outrage over allegations that young kids are abusing rats. >> from messages of godzilla attack to a city closure one thing sign companies don't always do that makes them vulnerable to hackers. dog: get four years get four years interest-free financing
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welcome back. time now 5:23. in a couple hours from now a marin county high-tech executive is due to be arraigned on charges linked to a road rage incident. a charging document that ktvu obtained accuses 40-year-old jeffrey smock of assault with enhancement for great bodily injury. police in mill valley say last month smock was on his bicycle when he got into an argument with a truck driver. he pulled the driver out of the truck and beat him up. you are looking at a promotional video of smock when he was ceo of a tech company in atlanta. the district attorney's office wants help involving cases -- help with cases
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involving people that were hit by a car. seven people have died in san francisco just this year after being hit by cars. that is about the same number of homicide victims in the city. a group made up of muni riders in san francisco want muni to keep charging at the parking meters on sundays. that is because they say the city has too much to lose. now in january of last year, the city started charging at meters on saturday. but just this year mayor ed lee wanted it to stop. the san francisco municipal transportation agency decided beginning july 1st it will only enforce parking meters six days a week. but many riders claim muni will lose millions of dollars in revenue but not charging people on sundays. and the plan would create more congestion and put pedestrians and cyclists at risk. did you see some of the signs? san francisco officials are searching for whoever hacked an
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electronic traffic sign in the city. wednesday night the sign was changed to say god sail la attack -- godzilla attack was coming and then another said the city was closed because it was too hot. >> actually i had several people come by and walk by and thought our construction sign. and they are like it's too funny. we're like no, it's not ours. but it is kind of cute. >> >> pacific highway rentals in hayward opens the sign and says it has been changed back to the original message warning drivers about delays from this sunday's bay to breakers race. we can smile because we have an happy update about a story we told you about last week. remember the chihuahua rescued from the freeway? she has been reunited with her owners. they tweeted of the rescue of the little boy in the center
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divide on interstate 680. now little dog didn't have any chips or any tag so there was a lot of speculation it had just been abandoned. however contra costa county animal services says a family with two little girls that live near the freeway had been posting photos of the dog they call charm. they say she escaped from their backyard. shelter workers posted this photo on facebook saying yeah, it was a tearful reunion. time is 5:26. worries that an arsonist may be on the loose in walnut creek. very upsetting pattern that firefighter have noticed over the past two weeks. >> we're live in san jose at the scene of a homicide that unfolded over night. we will tell you the latest details. >> good morning. right now traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving on highway 24 between walnut creek and oakland. we'll tell you more about the morning commute including some of the drive times.
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>> the 24 hour temperature change from 5:00 a.m. yesterday to 5:00 a.m. today is running one to ten degrees cooler for almost everybody including san francisco. we'll see how that translates into cooler friday highs. ♪
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right thousand. police still at the scene of a deadly shooting. it happened last night. the second homicide in that city in the last 24 hours. the ktvu janine de la vega is there. she will tell you the very latest on the investigation. friday morning may 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. 5:29. almost 5:30. steve, how does it look out there? >> pam, dave, it looks better if you like cooler weather. it's definitely on its way. we will do partly sunny. mostly sunny here. west wind started yesterday for some. about four to eight degrees cooler today. more 80s inland than we had yesterday when we had a lot of 90s. partly cloudy in the morning. again more to the north. a mix of sun and clouds. breezy. 60s and 70s and 80s. it will start to come down here over the weekend big time. 56 in oakland to start. we will go 75 for downtown
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oakland today. down from that 93 we had on wednesday. 40s and 50s and 60s. about one to ten degrees cooler. a little bit of a west wind or northwest sfo which was calm yesterday. systems moving in. the key is the low coming in which will drop down into oregon and eventh sierra nevada maybe monday and tuesday. they will get some presip up there. the weekend outlook is much better. temperatures more 80s. 60s and 70s coast and bay. coming up in ten minutes i'll have more on that weekend cool down. here is sal. >> right now traffic is doing pretty well around the bay area. i would say that you're off to a pretty good start. let's go out and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic here looks pretty good. you can see this is a very nice looking drive with no major issues. if you are driving into san francisco, that drive time will take you i would say less than ten minutes and i'm being a little conservative on that. probably less than eight
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minutes really getting into the city. also looking at the commute here on the san mateo bridge. that is an 11 minute drive. there are no major problems. and the traffic continues to look good if you are driving through. i want to mention the traffic continues to look good on 680 southbound between the marina vista area and walnut creek. that drive is taking about eight minutes. let's go back to the desk. sal, thank you. breaking news we are following for marin county. police in novato still investigating six suspicious fires around that city in the past couple of hours. two of those fires this morning were on redwood boulevard. ktvu news was on the scene there just a short time ago. now investigators tell us five of the six fires are vegetation fires but there was one fire at the garage of a home. the homeowner was hospitalized after suffering smoke inhalation trying to put the
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fires out. we don't know yet if they are connected. alex savidge is out there. alex will give you a live report coming up in our next half hour. meantime police and firefighters in walnut creek are fearing that they too may have a suspected arsonist on the loose. vegetation fire started near community park last night. started -- burned about a half acre of the land there. fire crews quickly put it out. but it was at least the fourth suspicious fire in that area in the past two weeks. because of the drought, it created a tinderbox condition. fire marshals concern that any small fire could become a big one. >> around here there are a lot of homes that are in the middle of a residential neighborhood and it backs up to the oakland space. so the potential is there for a really significant event. >> firefighters say the arsonist may be getting bolder too. the suspicious fires are happening more often with less
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time between each fire. investigators don't have a suspect description at this point but at a suspicious fire that occurred on wednesday, a witness saw some kids leaving an orchard just before that orchard was engulfed in flames. we are following developing news in san jose where police are investigating a deadly over night shooting. janine de la vega is joining us now with what police are saying about their second homicide investigation in just 24 hours. >> reporter: yes, that is right it is the second one. we're here in east san jose. this neighborhood is very close to to mccull learn elementary school.
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as far as what happened and who shot him, police still don't know. they don't have any suspects in custody. they think that he possibly might have been shot while he was inside of a car. possibly the car that he was transported in. >> at this point i would think -- i don't believe people in the neighborhood should be concerned. we are out here we are going to continue to process this scene and we'll have units working the area. >> reporter: investigators have been out here collecting evidence and looking for witnesses. as we said this happened near an elementary school.
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it doesn't appear this would l have any effect. school should open. as far as the victim we don't know his identity yet. we are being told he appears to be la tee though in his mid 20s. unknown if he is from this neighborhood. we do know his family though live in the area. and again police are trying to get to the bottom of this. they don't know if this is gang related. they are still trying to figure out a motive. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. time is 5:36. san jose police also say they have a suspect in custody for another homicide that occurred last night. police were called to the home on canyon ridge drive just before 5:00 last night. when they got there they found a woman who had been stabbed several times. a man was taken into custody and being questioned. now these two homicides are the 16th and 17th of the year in the city of san jose. police in concord are investigating a deadly officer
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involved shooting. it happened late yesterday afternoon on pacheco street. police went to the home of a suicidal woman that called 911 telling the dispatcher she had a gun and wanted to kill herself. offices were forced to shoot when she pointed the gun at them. >> one officer fired a gun and struck her. we did call emergency said for her at the scene but she was pronounced dead at the scene. >> police have identified the woman killed as 57-year-old vally hawkins. investigators say she had a long history of mental illness. students at a catholic school in san francisco cyathea will show support for one of their fellow students. this after a decision to exclude that student's senior photo from the yearbook. ktvu tara moriarty is joining us live from sacred heart cathedral prep with more on
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this growing controversy. >> reporter: some of the classmates will be wearing bow ties to school to honor jessica arbina. let's take a look at picture that was yanked from the school yearbook because jessica was wearing a book and not the required female dress. the school says it's simply abiding by the rules set forth by the arch diocese of san francisco. the school has released this statement. as we prepare to pass out yearbooks, it's always regretful when a student picture is omitted. we work tireless to make sure all students pictures are used in the future. her brother michael says the family will be meeting with school administration to talk about this matter further. he says on his twitter page it
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fascinates him how sacred heart response refused to -- we have reached out to the family and hope to speak to them sometime this morning. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. time is 5:38. a teacher at an all boy's catholic school in san mateo is suing her employers saying the school didn't do enough to protect her after embarrassing photos of her taken by her students were posted online. the teachers claiming that last year male athletes at sarah high school competed to get some up skirt photos of female instructors. six students have been expelled, six others were suspended. according to mercury news the school released a statement saying and i'm quoting last years incident was tragic and the disrespect shown by certain former students did not reflect what we teach and model here at sarah high school. 5:39 is the time.
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time is 5:42. schools in san diego county are still closed today because of the massive wild fires down there. administer tours are -- administrators are really worried about the air quality too. however schools are opening this morning. of the ten major fires that broke out this week down there, five are still not contained. the biggest fire near camp pendleton it has burned 6300- acre. one of the most terrifying sights. this is wild to see. this is a fire tornado otherwise known as a firenado. flames like this one have been photographed several times. they are caused by the hot dry winds and all the heat from those flames. as the fires burnrd, two teenagers now believed to have started another small brush fire in one san diego county city. police thissest condo toe arrested a 17-year-old and 19- year-old last night. they say someone reported
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seeing two people starlet a small brush fire in a park. and then about an hour later someone else called police saying he saw two people try to start a fire. two dozen officers from fairfield police and the napa and solano sheriffs office searched the rural property on canyon road. yesterday's raid is connected to two other raids in recent months in cordelia and fairfield. >> one of our jobs in laurel is confiscate and take guns off the street because guns are equated to violence. >> a total of five people have been arrested. napa county sheriffs deputies say they have been monitoring the property for compliance with county codes that limit the number of roosters.
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those codes are meant to prevent cock fighting. new video showing petaluma high school students abusing rats and on campus wildlife museum as sparked -- this is a picture on the petition site it lets students study rats. the rats were being raised to be fed to reptiles but according to the press democrat a new video shows these two students slamming red lights against the wall. the understand accidents happened late -- the incidents happened late last year. the students involved in the abuse have been disciplined. the daly city man accused of trying to kill his doctor pleaded not guilty. bail was set at half a million dollars. he took a gun to a medical center and fired a shot at arizona doctor. the doctor was not hit but that
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incident prompted a policeman hunt in that neighborhood. investigators say he was angry that a treatment for pain had not worked. the obama administration plans to overhaul immigration enforcement. it requires local police to turn over information about everyone they arrest to the federal government. that information such as fingerprints goes to an immigration data base. and people who committed immigration violations would be held and deported. but the u.s. has deported some people even with minor violations. president obama is now weighing executive actions because immigration legislation is stalled in congress. defiant donald sterling is refusing to pay the $2.5 million fine for his racist comments. he has written a letter to the nba saying sterling has done nothing wrong and quoting here no punishment is warranted. so far there has been no
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response. two weeks ago commissioner adam silver imposed both the fine and the lifetime ban on sterling. silver is also vowing to do everything possible to force sterling to sell the clippers. we are just two days away from the bay to breakers race in san francisco. if you are planning to go, you will notice more changes. this year the race will start at 8:00 a.m.. that is an hour later than in the past. this is the 103rd annual bay to breakers race. and as always no alcohol will be allowed along the race course. and there will be 20% more police officers out there patrolling the streets and several streets will be closed in san francisco so if you are planning to go to the city, be aware of that. just give yourself extra time to maneuver around. >> and it's a good thing it's cooled down a bit for everybody running. 5:47 is the time. sal, bay to breakers is fun. i'm used to it being memorial
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day weekend. it was always memorial day weekend for awhile. >> yeah. i think the runners got lucky the weather is is going to be cooperating. steve will talk more about that. let's talk about now your commute to work. it looks pretty good out there. so far i would say. we are doing very well. we haven't had any major crashes. starting off with a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. i've been looking at the list here. chp is not giving us much to go on. there is a little bit of a back up and the metering lights are on early. this is about an eight to ten minute drive time into san francisco. no major problems bay the way on 237 westbound as you cross 880. the traffic here is light. there is not a lot of slow down. let's go to the maps. i want to show you the general south bay over view here. northbound 101 and 280 looking very nice. 85 as well. if you are driving up to highway 17 or down from the
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valley to highway 17 that looks good. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. a very good morning. we have a little bit cooler lows. that will equal high temps today. we peaked out wednesday as we thought. yesterday was still kind of hot and muggy but it started cooling down coast and bay. we will continue that today. we will go 85 today. santa rosa proper. 70 in the city from fremont to 87 yesterday we will go 79. and san jose 79. oakland a couple days ago was 93 for a record high. not today. starting off 55. 75 for a high. temperatures running a little above average. 48 santa rosa. 48 napa. upper 50s for some but we're out of the 60nd. and 48 half-moon bay. this is a big difference compared to 24 hours ago. the delta breeze and sea breeze kicking out. incredibly what is going on here take a look at the temperatures. omaha is 35.
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chicago is 39. and it is snowing just west of chicago. that is thunderstorm activity moving into chicago but right here watching the last few frames. that is snow. to the west of chicago and torrential i mean unbelievablely heavy rain. so you may have travel issues if you are going in that direction. and just lightning shows to meet the band. we have pretty good on shore push beginning today. that is a westerly braze. 47 in ukiah. that is a little cooler there. 53 in monterey. system will dig into the pacific northwest. so inland temps begin their little tumble today. the heat is moving out. moving on out of here. temperatures drop into into the weekend and they really take a drop sunday into monday. maybe a few upper 60s near
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areas that were near 100 degrees. mostly sunny and partly cloudy. 80s on the temps now to near 90 for a few.  82 sonoma. kentfield 78. brent wood to oakly still near 90. 85 walnut creek. drop it ten for oakland. livermore at 86. 88 morgan hill. gilroy which was 102 about two days ago. 89 today. and santa cruz will be 79 today. cooler weather continues into your saturday. sunday much cooler as well and even very windy and cool on monday and tuesday with rain up in the sierra nevada. >> all right, thank you, steve. red lobster is being sold. the buyer of san francisco based golden capital. red lobber is considered a leader in casual seafood dining. the deal still needs to be approved by federal regulators.
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tesla ceo says the demand for lithium ion batteries will increase and that will bring down the cost. that also means factories to produce the batteries will increase. he predicts at least 200 gig georgia factories will be needed. tesla is close to deciding where it will build the first battery factory. california is a candidate but considered a long shot because of the high costs. as we head into the summer driving season, speaking of high costs gas price trace starting to -- gas prices they are starting to slip. in san francisco gas of regular averages $4.27 a gallon. it's a dime cheaper everywhere else. we are paying 7-cent astable listen more. i definitely noticed the total when you fill up. definitely higher. someone wants parking meters to keep working on sundays in san francisco. the three reasons a group of
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people say meter enforcement should not end. >> surprise attack. the measures a daring dad with a very special skill took to protect his home and five-year- old daughter.
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seeing success from a new online most wanted list. less than a week after it was posted, officials say this list has helped them make two arrests. police say a best buy employee recognized one of the alleged offenders on the list and called 911. that employee is expected to get a cash reward for providing information that led to an arrest. sheriffs deputies also arrested a suspected gang member who was on the list last week after learning he was hiding out in a home near sonoma. suspected burglar is in jail in san jose after picking the wrong house to break into. brian had just left one of the marshal arts studios where he teaches. he decided to stop by his house, pick up his uniform. he was with his five-year-old daughter at the time. but when they got inside the house, qune saw a man holding a pry bar in the dining room. worried about his daughter's
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safety he says he punched and kneed that man several times before he dragged him outside. >> sort of relieved it ended the way it did. it didn't end badly for me or my family. >> neighbors heard all the commotion they called 911. qune held down the suspect until police arrived. he said confronting burglars he says that is not something he recommends for other people. the state assembly has passed a bill limiting full contact during practice. drills involving full contact tackling would be limited to 90 minute sessions twice a week. it comes as a response to concerns about the long-term effects of head injuries. the bill now goes to the state senate. we have developing news from marin county. six suspicious fires this fires in novato.
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we could learn more about the security breach in san jose after a teen stowed away in a wheel well of a plane. >> with are seeing a little bit more slow traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's backed up to the mccarthur maze. we will tell you what the drive time is here and on other bay area bridges. >> it's been a toasty week. a lot of record highs. not only here but in southern california but we started that cooling trend yesterday. we will show you how much cooler your outlook for today. sun and clouds and temperatures coming down.
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police in novato investigating a string of suspicious fires over night. six of them set within the span of several hours. >> we came here as soon as we can and it was gone. it was too late by then. >> fires keep burning. thousands of acres and destroying homes in san diego county. you almost get a live report on the weather conditions that may finally help firefighters this morning. >> we are live in san jose where a man was killed over night. we will tell you what neighbors heard and where police are at in their investigation. >> another problem on the new eastern span. how it can threaten the stability of the


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