tv Mornings on 2 FOX May 16, 2015 7:00am-10:01am PDT
we're going to take the championship. we love you warrior! >> they advance to the first western conference finals since 1976. reaction from the team and the fans. and we're a day away from san francisco's most colorful foot race. from ktvu fox 2, this is mornings on 2. and good morning to you. you're taking a live look at
the gorgeous sunrise this morning. warming up quite nicely for a beautiful saturday. welcome to mornings on 2. >> let's turn it to rosemary right now. by the bay we have marine layer. >> we are covered in gray. if you have the sunshine consider yourself one of the lucky ones. and if you are with sunshine chances are you might be cooler as well. we'll give you a live look where you can see all the gray from here to san francisco. we'll have a slow clearing day on the coast and inside the bay and in fact along the coast. most of us will be mostly cloudy for your saturday. here's a look at the footprint. you can see it in the east bay, portions of the south bay. the north bay is looking pretty good. we're starting with 40s.
zooming in closer and the -- as we showed you the east bay areas starting with sunshine. into santa rosa, napa is partly cloudy. and as we get into the second half of the afternoon, all of us away from the coastline will have partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies. upper 40s in napa and santa rosa. closer to the bay, a lot of 50s. 54 in hay worth and to the coast we have 54 for half moon bay. today's temps a lot like yesterday. upper 50s to low 60s from the coast to san francisco. and low to mid-60s on the shoreline. and the inland communities going to about 70 degrees in antioch, pittsburg, into the extended forecast i'll show you in just a little bit.
a big rig has crashed on highway 4 in pittsburg. four of the five lanes are closed as crews are trying to clean up all the coal on the roadway. the lanes will be reopened sometime after 8:00 this morning. >> the golden state warriors are back in the bay area after knocking off the memphis grizzlies. we caught up the team this morning. and players and coaches are tired after last night's game and the long flight back. they're happy to return home and be in the conference finals. >> this is a great win, you know. we fought through adversity through the series to win three in a row. says a lot about the character and the goals that we want to continue to pursue. >> the players will get a well
deserved day of rest before returning to the gym to prepare for either the houston rockets or the los angeles clippers. warriors fans have waited four decades for what's about to happen. they knocked off the grizzlies 108-95 to take the round two series four games to two. they were led by the most valuable player seth curry. he drained eight 3-pointers. the most memorable was the 62- footer at the end of the 3rd quarter. >> ball squares free and i grab it and knowing we have a couple seconds left and chuck it up there and it looked good the whole way. it was fun to see that one go in. [ cheering ] >> and 2000 miles away warriors fans in the bay area celebrated. many fans enjoyed the game at
the downtown livermore restaurant. they got to take their pictures and put up the hand signals for the three pointer. >> has he been a fan all his life. >> all his life. thanks to papa. [ indiscernible ] question. >> every morning he wants to watch highlights. >> game one in the western conference finals will be tuesday night at oracle arena. from hoops to the hay street hill. 50,000 are expected to take part in the beta breaker. backpacks will be banned from the course unless they are the see through backpacks. alcohol not allowed. for runners, they can pick up materials this morning. the expo will open from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. the race pact includes a running bibliography and a timing -- a running bib and a timing tag. >> it's a great race and a lot of fun. >> what are you expecting? >> i'm expecting to walk. i don't run any more. but i'll walk. >> he'll get to the finish line. beta breakers is known for the festive atmosphere and good times. anyone on the course without a running number will be escorted off the route. because of the enormous number of participants, organizers are urging people toe take public transit. bart is planning longer trains. riders coming from the peninsula station -- east bay should use the embark determine row -- station. there'll be four special
northbound trains with limited stops. there's a special train departing from palo alto. following the race there are compress trains from san francisco to the south bay and those start at 1:10 p.m. mow knee is also offering shuttles. the 7 1/2 race will force many bus lines to be rerouted or delayed. there are too many routes to name. the 47 van necessary, and 30 stockton. here's the race route. it starts on main and howard on the right side of the screen. and ends all the way across to the other side of the screen on the great highway at lincoln. some major roads are going to be closed starting tonight. golden gate park access will be limited. if you need more information go to www.ktvu.com and look for
the entertainment button on the front page and click bay area weekend watch and stay tuned to mornings on 2. we'll have a report about the security and the complaints from residents who live along the course about unruly behavior from runners. if you're looking for products made in the bay area, look no further than the maker fair bay area. it focuses on invention and kicks off in a few hours. we have a live report from san mateo to give us an inside look on what to expect. >> reporter: people coming to the maker fair can expect to find 1200 exhibits showing people how to do and make just about everything from food to electronics to mechanics so creative items like a giant walking machine. the guy who made this is going to be demoing it later today.
there's a door where he goes in and he operates it from the inside and it looks like a giant crab or spider, very sci- fi looking. i have with me the cofounder of the maker fair. this is the 10th year. >> absolutely. >> how do you describe the maker fair? >> it's a two day event celebrating makers from all over. and we have makers all over the world. you'll see rockets and robots, drones, 3-d printing, old school tin type photography. it's a great interactive experience. >> reporter: what does maker mean? >> it was coined 11 years ago. and it celebrates people who like to tinker or make things. you'll see large scale art projects, controllers like
raspberry pie all the way to young makers. kids are doing things with robotics or crafting or exploring. >> reporter: what are some of the things people can get their hands on? >> learning to sadr is an -- solder is something that kids can experience. and through a series of actions, they can break and make different things. and we have lock picking which is really fun. you can learn how to pick a lock in case you're locked out. we have needle arts association trying to get people to knit and crochet and sew. >> reporter: it starts at 10:00 and goes until 8:00. tickets for adults are 45 there are. kids are about $20 and they're expecting a lot of people out here today and tomorrow.
they'll be having this and they're expecting 140 to 150,000 people to show up. it should be an interesting weekend for people coming out. >> that monster robot behind you, are you going to be able to get in it? >> i won't be able to get in it. the guy who made it -- it looks pretty complicated. i don't think you could just figure out how to drive it. it's not like a car. it's a big item and you don't want one of these on the loose with someone who doesn't know how to drive it. it's strange looking but it actually moves and goes forward, backward, and lots of fun stuff. >> you can't take it down to the grocery store and pack it up with groceries. >> where would you park it? >> rockets and robots.
if you would like to nominate a business or an individual for our made in the bay segments, we have a submission form on our website, www.ktvu.com on the home page on the website. in national news this morning, defense attorneys for convicted boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev are now trying to figure out strategies for appealing the death sentence. a jury recommended the death sentence after 14 hours of deliberation. they rejected the claims he was influenced by his older brother who died in the shootout with police. the brothers killed a transit police officer while they were trying to escape. >> i know that there's still a long road ahead. there's going to be many, many more dates ahead. right now it feels like we can take a breath. >> he wanted to go to hell and he's going to get there early. >> defense attorneys will
likely argue that the trial should have been moved out of boston. the judge will formally impose the death sentence at a later date. one person suffered minor injuries from an apartment fire in oakland. that broke out at east 28th street near park boulevard. firefighters responded quickly and contained the fire to the kitchen. they say they believe the fire was an accident. one man had minor smoke inhalation. >> a 19-year-old was arrested in connection with the shooting death of a vallejo high school student. he was booked yesterday morning, accused of shooting 17- year-old max rusk. family and friends have no idea why max was targeted. police continue to search for a motive in the case. a sanford man is accused -- a stanford band is accused of
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♪i've got the eye on the tiger. ♪ >> welcome back. giving you a little bit of katy perry to help you get going. a live sweeping view over san francisco where most of us are starting out mostly cloudy and cool. san francisco is 52 degrees. i was up in the sierra yesterday and saw it greeted with that winter weather.
parts of the high sierras saw 6 inches to a foot of new snow. a winter weather advisory was in effect above 6500 feet. this is i-80 and people passing through the area -- that guy is wearing shorts. they were surprised by the snowfall and in of them were expecting it to be a little more spring like this weekend. this new snow comes long after most of the ski resorts in the area closed down. a grass fire in hercules damaged a home but could have been worse. the fire started yesterday afternoon across from hercules high school. you can see the wind whipping up and the flames making it to the backyard fence. one man grabbed a garden hose before firefighters got there. and then they were able to put out the fire. the santa cruz sentinel featured a picture of brian
stow. the headline reads brian stow teaches from tragedy. he's sharing his experience with hundreds of students and using the incident to raise awareness about bullying. he suffered severe brain damage from the attack and says it could have been prevented by teaching children how to stop bullying at a younger age. it could help prevent attacks. >> you need to stand up to bullying. speak to an adult. lead by example with your own actions and words. >> reporter: he says raising awareness about bullying has given his life renewed purpose. one of his attackers apologized for first time. on the front page of the l.a. times the headline reading a titan of the blues. that's right. b.b. king died peacefully at his home after a long battle with
type two diabetes. he had a 40-year stretch with 33 titles on the billboard. he was 89 years old. and here's a look at the san francisco chronicle featuring a very excited seth curry. warriors rise to new heights and the warriors head to the western conference finals. for first time since 1976. >> that game was fun to watch. did you see that? oh, my. that was epic. >> that was amazing. >> very quiet in memphis when he made that shot. >> the spectators were like. >> that's seth curry, that's what he does. i was in tahoe and got snowed on. and it was nice but i was like i think it's colder than all the wintertimes we've been up there. >> and we could probably count how many times it's snowed the
entire season. giving you a live look at all the fog and cloud cover over the bay this morning. you can see the bay bridge along the bottom of the screen. and actually want to detour you. this coming from friends at kirkwood. isn't that just beautiful? i've seen shots from yosemite looking just as white and as we get into the second part of your weekend, even into today, some areas of the sierra will continue with a slight chance of thunderstorms, rain, and perhaps a little bit of snow mix. at home it's all about the gray. 48degrees in santa rosa. santa rosa and napa started clear and now a bit of a transition and a bit of fog in the north bay. 52 san francisco, 54 oakland. livermore, 55. and san jose, 53. the on shore breeze is with us. a gust to about 22.
if you're stepping out this morning. cloudy, cool, and a little breezy. maybe test the waters so to speak before you step out without a jacket. partly cloudy skies and temperatures remain on the cool to mild side. and we'll stick with this pattern through the weekend and beyond. for today, upper 50s on the coast and some of the inland locations warming to 70. 68 for navarro. upper 50s for stinson. 65 for oakland. 63 in hayward. and upper 60s for danville. and 70 for antioch. and that will be one of the warmer spots. santa clara, nice and mild. gilbert, 69. upper 60s saratoga. redwood city, 66. mid-60s for san mateo. san francisco only 60 degrees. so a bit of a struggle for the coast as well as the city of san francisco today. it's going to be on the cool
side. the beta breakers forecast not a lot of change. mostly cloudy with partly cloudy skies for the afternoon and widespread 50s throughout the morning and into the first part of your sunday. giving you a look at the extended forecast. so a near repeat for tomorrow. temperatures cool a tad on monday and then a slight rebound. all in all subtle changes through the next several days. >> thanks, rosemary. bay area bus drivers are all smiles this weekend. the unusual plan that transit officials are considering to ease gridlock on the bay bridge. >> and it's time for the pet of the day. this morning we want to introduce you to joe joe. this dachshund chihuahua mix sees the world through only one eye. he's living at the spca in san francisco right now. visit our website and click on the pet of the day section under our mornings on 2 tab.
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dollars. the person is offering the person for half the regular admission price. he has them photograph his driver's license to convince them he's legitimate. cars will be hitting the streets of mountain view. google announced it's the next step for car road tests. the cars are small and only fit two people. they have a black hat on the top to hide the self-driving sensors. the car can recognize road hazards on its own. a safe driver will be in the car just in case. >> being in a car without a steering wheel or pedals, there are a lot of assumptions that go out the window. that's definitely an exciting thing to try out. >> the car is electric and has to be recharged every 80 miles. because it doesn't have air bags, it can't go more than 25 miles per hour.
google has tested modified suvs in the past but this will be a first for the small cars. an astronaut on the international space station has posted stunning pictures of earth from outer space. these show a time lapse voyage. they were taken by the italian astronaut. two of the astronauts are american and three are russian. a violent attack on a bus and it's all on camera. >> get off the bus, get off the bus! leave the guy alone! >> what good samaritans did to stop the attack. he knew it wouldn't help him but it could help other kids like him. >> an 8-year-old facing an inoperable brain tumor -- what he and his family are doing that could help others.
time now 7:30. here's a look at the top stories we're following for you. legal analysts say defense attorneys in the boston marathon bombing case will likely file an appeal on the grounds that the trial should have been moved out of the city. a federal jury sentenced dzhokhar tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 attack. a judge will formally sentence
him at a later date. zachary crull was booked yesterday morning accused of shooting 17-year-old max rusk on a trail thursday afternoon. and the golden state warriors are back in the bay area. they landed about 4 a.m. and have advanced to the western conference finals after beating the memphis grizzlies and taking the series four games to two. they'll await the winner of the houston rockets, los angeles clippers series. and that first game of the western conference finals is actually going to be tuesday night at oracle. >> exciting. and the clippers and houston -- that's been a fun one to watch too. on the edge of our seats. so talking about the weather, kind of more of the same, steady as she goes. >> that sums it up. we have clouds this morning. giving you a live look where
we're seeing clearing and some of us -- a few of us well inland waking up with mostly sunny skies. but for the rest of us we have quite a bit of cloud cover along the coast. partly cloudy skies -- and we had mostly clear skies for most of the morning and fog developed in the last hour or so. but still dealing with the partly cloudy to mostly clear skies. napa, 49. around the bay a lot of 50s. these numbers are similar to how we started yesterday. 54 hayward. a little bit more winds for some of us in this area. 54 walnut creek. and 55 livermore. the breeze will pick up for the afternoon. 55 in belmont and loss altos -- lois altos -- a bit of a cool
start. and up higher we have 42 degrees. 52 right now in gilroy. here's a look at what i expect later this morning. the fog will pull back and we'll be mostly cloudy for the coast the entire day and it's going to take a while before some of us see the sunshine. the future cast model at 10 a.m. showing you the north bay. take a look at the bay side community. keeling with the low clouds and fog. by noontime a little bit of better clearing and the second half of the day, partly cloudy to mostly clear skies away from the coast. take a look at the color coding. a lot of 50s at the coast. and 60s for the inland locations. numbers coming up in just a little bit. in an attempt to ease the morning commute, bay area transit officials are now considering allowing buses to travel the wrong way on the bay bridge. the idea is to turn the far left eastbound lane into a bus only westbound lane. the proposal requires a special
off ramp leading to the terminal. and a moveable barrier similar to the one on the golden gate bridge. >> we don't have to worry about a car cutting us out of or motorcyclists or anything. it's ours and ours alone. >> the project could cost more than $170 million besides the price tag the idea would not be popular among those with a reverse commute on the bay bridge. the stanford band will be disciplined after an investigation by the university and its title nine office found that the band violated school policies on alcohol, hazing, and sexual harassment. it stems from incidents that date all the way back to 2012. the band will be prohibited from hosting events with alcohol. >> i think a little bit of reform could be good.
but too much would also be bad mostly because i think our school does take a lot of pride in our band and it's wild and free spirit. >> the university said the objective is to ensure a safe and harassment free environment. scary moments when a vta rider tried to attack a bus driver with a pen. it happened on thursday night at ron brandon was driving a bus. one of his passengers suddenly grabbed his shirt and tried to stab him with a pen. he remained calm and grew concerned as the situation began to escalate. when the bus eventually pulled over and two of his employees came to the rescue. i started yelling hey, get off the bus! , get off the bus! he grabs like a gigi and i
grabbed it and whacked him with it. >> and the cell phone video shows one of the men getting on the back of the bus and pushing the attacker out through the front. you can see him spiritualable to the -- stumble to the ground. the man reportedly has mental health problems. luckily, no one was hurt. a san jose wanted in connection with a gang investigation is in custody after a three hour search. police were about to arrest the man yesterday at about 3:00 when he took off running. students were put under lockdown as a precaution. and three hours later. they found the man not far from the apartment. roads were reopened shortly after the arrest. friends and family continue to mourn the death of a 12-year- old boy hit and killed by a muni light rail vehicle in san
francisco. his school held a moment of silence earlier this week. police say he died on tuesday on his way to school when he ran into traffic and was hit. the middle school community started a memorial fund online and they're hoping to raise at least $10,000 for his family. a minivan plummeted down an embankment in the oakland hills. it happened at 5:40. the 78-year-old was distracted by his phone and drove the van off the road. four people were in the van when it crashed. two have critical injuries and the other two suffered minor injuries. with the weather starting to heat up. people will be on the water. the coast guard wants to make sure that you and your family stay safe. 3/4 of boating deaths involve
someone who drowned. and 84% were not wearing life jackets. the coast guard will be reminding people of the importance of always wearing life jackets. >> when you take to the water with family and friends, not only do you have a good time and a lot of fun but do it safely. >> california ranked number 2 in the nation for boating accidents and three in the nation for boating deaths and we've posted more information under the web link section at www.ktvu.com. a group of workers in walnut creek is planning to go on strike monday morning. the workers belong to the operation engineers who monitor the electrical and water systems. the union and hospital are at odds over pension benefits. workers want the pension plan and they say they can't afford the cost. the union will continue to picket until a deal is reached.
we have the story of 8-year- old charlie, a little boy facing an inoperable brain tumor. his story is not just about the pain of the diagnosis. it's about what he and his family are doing in spite of it. i sat down with charlie as they tried to raise awareness. >> reporter: life is simply about the little moments. and appreciating every laugh and every smile from this little boy. last july a week before his 8th birthday, he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. >> it's a monster, a 0% cure rate. >> no one has survived it and his family was told they'd get 12 to 18 months more with charlie. >> that just doesn't happen to
an 8-year-old little boy. >> it shouldn't. >> but it did and it's what the family is doing in spite of the horrible diagnosis that makes the story so remarkable. within days of being told about the cancer, charlie, on his own, decided to donate part of his tomb tore research. >> he knew it wouldn't help him but it could help other kids like him. from july to now was awesome. >> reporter: his parents quit their jobs and moved to vacaville to be closer to doctors and families. >> we'll live every day with him. >> reporter: it means appreciating the little things from the stories we writes. >> the turtles were in the secret layer. >> reporter: to the time he spends with his brothers and sisters. >> reporter: it's about the big things. >> where was this? >> central park. >> reporter: the trip by make a wish to new york city so
charlie could see skyscrapers. the time he spent with his favorite football team. there's charlie getting a little time with derek car. >> i just want to be normal. >> he's made them promise not to cry. >> he's my super hero. the radiation was tough. but he's always strong like that. >> he's already all the things that you hope your raise your child to be. >> these are precious moments. >> can you help me, mom? >> and there will never be enough. >> he's not scared. he believes in god and he knows he's going to heaven and that i don't have to be scared for him. i just have to be scared of how i'm going to live the rest of my life without him. >> today a benefit will been
held at napa smith brewery from 12:00 to 6:00. money will go to charlie's medical expenses and to make it easy to spend time with him. we have more information on the event at www.ktvu.com. >> what a strong little boy, little charlie. his head was always up and smiling. >> cracking jokes. and he likes video games and girls and likes to play football. >> and his dad calling him super man. hat or not hat. coming up at 8:00 the new information we're learning about the starbucks app. and coming up we'll talk to the san francisco police chief about what's being done to keep everyone safe at the bay to breakers.
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♪i'm gonna soak up the sun. ♪ >> good morning. many of us are waiting for the sun. giving you a live look towards mount diablo where we have a little bit of blue sky peeking through. we'll have the numbers coming up. >> tomorrow morning thousands will take to the streets of san francisco for this year's bay to breaker race. it's a classic. and we have preparations. your guys are doing for the race. but i got to get your opinion. warriors eight wins away from an nba championship.
what do you think? >> it's awesome. i'm not going to jinx it but you would be crazy to bet against them. >> what's the biggest concern going into the race? >> we just want it to be safe. 8a.m. tomorrow morning. 50,000 registered runners. whoever else tries to join the race. no alcohol, no floats, no shopping carts, no strollers. >> are you adding officers? >> we do. we have additional officers out of an abundance of caution. the tsarnaev verdict just came in and the bombing is fresh on everyone's minds. no substitute for 100,000 people looking out for each other. if people say something, they should definitely say something. >> there's no metal detectors. >> but there'll be check
points. backpacks have to be smaller, maybe hold a windbreaker and a water bottle. but no bags, no big conveyances on the course. but it should be a lot of fun. >> growing up here i feel like the bay to breakers was a lot bigger two decades ago. it was a party. so what's wrong with the alcohol? what's wrong with the floats do you think? there's 100 people who get angry about the party and people doing what they do on the sidelines. but is there something to say about taking the fun? not the alcohol but the floats? >> it's still an awful lot of fun. the neighbors up and down the route, public urination, defecation. we have tons of porta-potties. please use them.
it was getting to the tipping point where it wasn't going to be safe. we're happy that zappos is sponsoring this. >> so no alcohol or floats -- have you received complaints? >> we get some because some people obviously push the envelope. but i think we've been smart. we close certain areas that have been problem areas to make the race go more smoothly. i think everyone has the same amount of parties. we just want people to be respectful of everyone else's property and right to enjoy their sunday as well. >> have you run it before? >> i did years ago. if someone has a complaint or sees something suspicious. they can call a number. >> if it's an emergency, 911. the community service hotline
is 311 and there'll be a bay to breakers hotline. >> there it is on the korean. >> if you need police, they'll route it right to our 911. >> very smooth. thanks for coming in. rosemary, claudine, do you run the race? >> i wanted to and started working weekends. >> now we're covering it instead. but the chief is talking about safety and you're talking about weather. and it might be perfect tomorrow. >> it's going to be cloudy and cool. and the on shore breeze sticking around for the entire weekend. giving you a live look at all the gray. over the bay area this morning, stretching towards the west and into san francisco, there's the back drop you can barely see. we have the skyline for you. the clouds will clear out of the way. and we'll have it lingering along the coastline.
take a look at how widespread it is. into portions of the east bay, south bay, and north bay, partly cloudy skies. for most of the morning, the north bay had partly cloudy skies. and the clouds began to creep in. and the north bay had a chance to cool off a little bit more. it's going to be fairly widespread as we get through the first part of your morning. visibility in santa rosa, 4 miles. san rafael looking at partly cloudy skies. and the second half of the day, temperatures will continue to run a little bit below average by a few degrees. partly to mostly cloudy skies. i mentioned that the coastline will be partly to mostly cloudy for the entire day. and we'll keep the pattern through tomorrow. and even into the coming weeks. more on that and the extended forecast. 51degrees in napa. 48 in santa rosa. so beginning to rebound where we have a little bit of
sunshine. for those of us under the cloud cover we're not going to budge a lot. 54 redwood city. and 50s in livermore. if you're stepping out for a run or a cup of coffee or to walk the dog, expect the numbers to remain until 9:00 or 10:00 when we see sunshine. 56degrees in pittsburgh right now. low 50s black hawk. as we get into the second half, we have upper 60s in the forecast for bell lieu ma, and low -- petaluma. and 59 for stinson beach. upper 60s to near 70 for the inland cities. livermore, 68. in the south bay, 67 cupertino. for the peninsula, 67 woodside. and san francisco, barely getting to 60. gonna hold there for the second half of the day. daly city, pacifica, and half moon bay will be in the upper
50s with mostly cloudy skies. the extended forecast here, below average temperatures into the second part of the weekend and next week where we have subtle changes in store monday, tuesday and wednesday. bill cosby breaking his silence. how he's responding to the allegations of sexual assault. and what janet jackson revealed early this morning.
investigators are looking into a theory about what may have caused the train derailment. an assistant conductor said she thought she heard the engineer say a train had been struck by an object. the ntsb is asking the fbi to examine the damage on the windshield to try to collaborate the possibility. the ntsb interviewed the engineer but he didn't remember much. >> he's required to sound the bell and he did that. he recalled doing that. but he has no recollection of anything past that. >> the derailment killed eight and injured 200 others. one of the victims was 55-year- old -- who is a new york bank executive. a funeral service will be held
tomorrow in fremont. bill cosby has responded to rape allegations in a new interview that aired on good morning america. >> i have been in this business 52 years and i will -- i've never seen anything like this. >> in the past six months, more than 30 women have made sexual assault allegations against cosby. this was the first time he broke his silence about the issue. he's never been criminally charged and he's trying to bring aaron to underfunded schools near selma, alabama. and janet jackson delivered a surprise to fans. >> i promised you'd hear it from my lips and now you will. this year, no music, no world tour. >> revealing on twitter that
she's releasing new music and going on tour. >> and she tweeted conversations in a cafe leading some to believe that that could be the title of the new album or her first single. her last studio album was released in 2008. no word yet on if the tour will roll through the bay area. the giants are in ohio and the cincinnati fire department had to call in the ladder trucks for this one. a fire broke out in a smokestack in center field at the great american ballpark. it was a malfunctioning propane valve. the game never stopped. top of the first, giants came out swinging. the three run shot to right field. and then in the third, buster posey with a monster blast to left field. the champs racking up 13 hits.
madison bumgarner getting the win. last night in the fourth they were down 2-1 and josh reddick rips this down the right field line. and reddick ends up on third with the triple. it's an inning that they probably would want to have back. five runs in the 7th and chicago wins 7-6. he's using his story to imspire others. >> do you need to stand up to bullying? speak to an adult. >> how he's using the road to recovery to help others. and a decision reached in the boston marathon bombing case. how victims' families are reacting to the death sentence if in the case. it's cloudy and cool. i'll talk about how much longer the clouds are expected to stick around. we'll check on the current conditions and line up the
mornings on 2 continues now. this is mornings on 2. welcome back to mornings on 2 on saturday, may 16th. >> if you're living along the coast, looks like it's a socked in kind of a morning. rosemary is upstairs. how are you feeling? >> i'm a little chilly but no reason to complain. take a look at the oakland estuary. we have crew members getting their practice on. i'm sure it's a cool one for them. they'll be warming up as they begin to row. yes, it's a cool start to the day. giving you a look towards san francisco where we have mostly cloudy skies. while we slept the clouds filled in. we'll see a slow burnoff with temperatures in the 50s and 60s for most by the afternoon. as for the currents, 48 degrees in santa rosa. 54 for oakland. mid-50s hayward and san jose.
and 56 in concord, for the second half of the afternoon, the numbers running a little bit cool for this time of year. 69 in napa. mid-60s in oakland. 60 in san francisco. mid- to upper 60s on the peninsula and not a lot of change for the second part of the weekend and into early next week. i'll show you how long the pattern is expected to stick around coming up. stay warm. we follow developing news in pittsburg. cleanup is continuing along highway 4. a big rig was carrying 80,000 pounds of coal. it happened in the eastbound direction near the bailey road off ramp. four of the five lanes are closed as crews try to clean up the roadway. it had been estimated they'd be open after 8:00 but the lanes are still closed. the golden state warriors return home after knocking off
the memphis grizzlies in the second round of the nba playoffs. we caught up with the team shortly after they landed at oakland international. as one would expect the team is a little bit tired after last night's road win and the long flight back. but the team is happy to return home and happy to be in the conference finals. >> it's a great win, you know? that we fought through some adversity throughout the series to come back and win three games straight after losing two in a row. it says a lot about the character and the goals we want to continue to pursue. >> and the players will get a well deserved day of rest before returning to the gym and preparing for the next opponent, either the clippers or the rockets. they last we want to the finals
in 1976. and steve kerr was still in grade school. the warriors are back after beating the griz, if you can't see the game you'll want to see this shot by the mvp. the end of the 3rd quarter, and curry grabs it and heaves it 62 feet. a buzzer beater to end the third. >> the ball squares free and i grab it knowing we have a couple seconds left and chuck it up there. and it looked good the whole way so it was fun to see that go in. >> and 2000 miles away fans in the bay area celebrated the victory. many fans enjoyed the game in downtown livermore at a restaurant called sauce. >> has he been a fan all his life? >> all his life.
thanks to papa? [ indiscernible question ] >> every morning all he wants to watch is highlights. >> the warriors play the winner of the rockets, clippers series. game one is tuesday night in oakland at oracle arena. national news this morning, the next stage in the boston marathon bombing case is expected to be the appeals process. a federal jury recommended the death sentence against 21-year- old dzhokhar tsarnaev. he showed know motion when it was announced. jurors rejected the claims he was influenced by his older brother. the brothers killed three plus a transit officer. there's a long road ahead and many more dates ahead. but right now it feels like we can take a breath. >> his just now.
he wants to go to hell and he's going to get there early. >> defense will argue that the trial should be moved out of boston. in that hearing, testimony is expected from the victims and possibly for the first time, tsarnaev himself. a 19-year-old was arrested in connection with the shooting death of a high school student. he's accused of shooting max rusk on a trail near jesse bethel high school. they have no idea why max was targeted. >> i just hate the person who took his life. we were planning our future already. it was just sad. >> reporter: police continue to search for a motive in this case. the victim's parents say they were concerned about his safety. and the school superintendent declined to comment and says security is tight at school. it's been four years since a giants fan, brian stow was
attacked and nearly killed in a parking lot outside of the stadium. he's raising awareness about bullying. he says it could have been prevented by teaching children to prevent bullying at a younger age. >> you need to stand up to bullying, speak to an adult. lead by example with your own actions and words. >> raising awareness about bullying has given his life renewed purpose. one of his attackers asked the judge for mercy and described the attack as an accident. 50,000 people expected to take part in the bay to breakers. security is a top priority. backpacks are banned from the course unless they are see through. floats and alcohol are also not allowed. for runners who didn't pick up
the packet yesterday, they can pick up the materials at fort mason center. the expo opens from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. there's a running bib and timing tag. >> obviously, security is tighter than ever before but other than that, a great time and a great race and a lot of fun to be here. >> what are you expecting? >> i'm expecting to walk. i don't run any more but i'll walk. >> and while bay to breakers is known for the festive atmosphere and good times, anybody on the course without a running number and not registered will be escorted off the route. the bay to breakers begins at 8:00 tomorrow morning. it starts on the eastern side of the city at howard and main and all the runners up the hay street hill make their way through golden state park and end at lincoln.
major roads in the embarcadero will be closed starting tonight. and golden gate park access will be limited. look for the entertainment button on www.ktvu.com and click bay area weekend watch. if you want to check out the things made in the bay, there are hundreds of inventions, many of them created in the bay. this year, 900 exhibiters will be at the event. and we have a live report from san mateo. i'm looking behind you and i see my little friend. >> what are those? >> i wanted to keep it a surprise. the makers fair is a chance for people to come and get a firsthand look at all the different and creative things people can make and do on their own. some of the projects are small scale and some not so much. i'm standing with the r2-d2
builders club. and there are seven r2-d2s that people have made on their own. when did you start building yours? >> about 8 to 10 years ago. it's been a long process. >> and why did you decide to do it? >> i wanted a creative outlet. and everyone loves r2-d2. >> reporter: they all look the same. >> i can tell the difference. >> reporter: what sort of different things can they do? >> he can do lots of little things. right now -- >> reporter: that's smoke? >> he just had a short circuit. >> reporter: how did you make that? >> glycerin. you just burn glycerin.
>> what other tricks? >> he has a hologram. it's pretty special. >> reporter: oh, wow. i can almost touch it. how much fun do you have when people see this? >> it's great interacting with people. this is our ninth year. there was just two of us. and every year we pick up a new person. interacting to people and talking to them. >> can anyone do this? this is all made from scratch. >> reporter: there's one made of plastic and wood. it depends on your skill level. we have opera singers, departmentses, philosophers, all sorts of backgrounds, and we have workshops locally. we're an international group. it doesn't matter where you are in the world. thousands of people are building or think they are building them. >> reporter: it's the r2-d2 builders club. giving us a little show this
morning. quite a ham there. showing off for us. the makers fair is 10:00 to 8:00 tonight and also tomorrow. >> i'm so excited by these r2- d2s. help me, a bee juan, you're my only hope. maybe there's some ventures that people want to sell or make into a business. >> it is a hobby. and in terms of time, if you put it all together over a pan of 8 to 10 years, it's the equivalent of six months straight of working on the project. how much did you invest in this? >> i think my wife is going to watch -- a couple of thousand dollars. >> does he sell them? >> reporter: you don't sell these do you?
>> no, but it's with permission of lucas films. they do stand in sometimes. >> that would be the ultimate honor to be a stand in. [ overlapping speakers ] >> not in the movie but at other events. >> that's very cool. thanks so much. >> i'm going to hang out and take some video. >> bring one back. they won't notice. just sneak off with one of the r 2-d ts. let's talk about the bus. there was a violent attack on board. and coming up. we'll talk about how the good samaritans jumped in to help. we went back to cash, we wouldn't have worries and concerns. >> and starbucks customers are worried about personal information after word that customers may have been hacked. how the company is responding to the allegations straight ahead.
in oakland. it broke out just before 4:00 near park boulevard. firefighters responded quickly and contained the fire to the kitchen. they think the fire was an accident. two people were inside the apartment and one woman got out and another suffered from minor smoke inhalation. hundreds came together to remember three teenagers who died in a car crash on tuesday. two of the 18-year-old women were set to graduate in a metropolitan. they were killed when the car they were riding in crashed on tuesday night. a 24-year-old man also died. and the 23-year-old driver survived. >> such a tragic decision that took their life away. just really tragic. >> all of them wanted to go to college and get a better future for them and their families. >> reporter: investigators found a container of alcohol, drugs, and drug paraphernalia. that came three days after
another student was killed in a car crash. the high sierra was greeted with winter weather. a winter weather advisory was in effect above 6500 feet. this is along 80 and people who were passing through were a little bit surprised by the snowfall. many of them were expected to wear shorts and t-shirts this weekend. the new snow comes long after most of the ski resorts were closed. >> they've already switched gears. i was up there and the business owners have the swimsuits out and the summer gear. they kind of closed the door on winter and then now they get some snow. [ laughter ] >> they can still keep them out. >> i don't know if anyone was in the mood to shop for a swimsuit but it was nice. it was really nice. >> we've been talking about the bay to breakers. but tomorrow from 11:00 to 6:00 at civic center, the asian
heritage street fair. just telling people if they head to that, thousands do attend. it's not going to be sunny in san francisco today. >> we'll be partly cloudy and cool. cool is definitely the takeaway here. we're looking at temperatures below normal. anywhere from three to six to 8 degrees cooler than where we should be this time of year. giving you a live look at all the gray sky. it's fairly widespread. the on shore breeze and the pattern is not switching up a whole lot as we get into the second half of the weekend. but i want to go back to the sierra. in the last hour i showed you a very snowy sort of gray picture. this is what it looks like this morning. this coming from our friend coop at kirkwood. look at the blue sky. isn't that beautiful? it's a little bit misleading because there's a slight chance for afternoon thunderstorms over the sierra for the weekend.
wow, soak up that view. >> let's take a look at our gray view. 48degrees in santa rosa. and oakland, 54. livermore, 55. and we've within stuck in this pattern for most of the morning. without the sunshine we're not going to see a quick rebound. we'll see the slow rebound for the second half of the afternoon we'll have partly cloudy skies. here we are at 10:00. and partly cloudy to mostly clear. the bayside communities along the coast are mostly gray. by noontime it begins to clear a little bit more. take a look at the coast. partly to mostly cloudy skies. and the entire day there are thunderstorms over the sierra. we're going to be dry and below normal. 61 for sausalito. upper 60s for danville. 70 for brentwood. upper 60s morgan hill. these numbers are a lot like yesterday. today will feel a lot like
yesterday. 66 palo alto. going to see the a's, a cool breezy one with the breeze 10 to 20 miles per hour. the extended forecast here. i can sum it up by saying not a lot of change. take a look at sunday, a near repeat of today. slightly cooler on monday. if you use the starbucks app to get your daily fix of java. you may have heard about that app being reportedly hacked. the coffee company says it's not true. the coffee -- customers who used the same i.d. and password across multiple accounts. starbucks said that they have not been hacked and customer security is a top priority. some customers say that's not enough. >> if we went back to cash we wouldn't have all these worries and concerns. >> reporter: in 2014, they processed $2 billion in mobile
europe. they were taken by an italian astronaut of the european space agency. two of the astronauts are american and three are russian. former republican nominee mitt romney put on the gloves to take on evander holyfield. >> down goes holyfield. >> the match was all to benefit charity. a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing clinics, vision screens, and eye surgery around the world. romney putting up a good fight but in the end it was ruled that holyfield was again the champ. the nfl reportedly has plans to change the way footballs with handled before games. the associated press says the changes are a result of the deflate gate scandal. the nfl wants to avoid tampering with the footballs.
under the current rules, the balls are delivered to officials about two hours before the game. the details are expected to be released at the owners meetings in san francisco. there's a new addition to the governor's family. meet calusa brown. she sent out her first tweet that said when i grow up i want to be first dog. she is two months old and can be found guarding the governor's office and exploring the family ranch. >> the public utilities commission is responding to criticism over the demolition of candlestick park. clean drinking water to spray down the dirt. how good samaritans stepped in and came to the aid of a bus driver. >> the cool weather will continue for the weekend.
awesome about the r2-d2. >> they were all moving and talking. bring me home. >> star wars is very hot in my house. >> the fact that people on their own can decide to make r2- d2 and -- very smart people. >> it's fabulous and it's great for kids, right? >> absolutely. get the scientists going and their inventions working early. so weather looks gray. when is that going to clear out. >> san jose giving you a look at all the overcast. it's going to take a while. we'll have a slow clearing day. and on the coastline, partly to mostly cloudy. here's a look at how widespread the fog is. mostly clear skies and even got in on some of this as we got into the 6:00, 7:00 hour with the fog around santa rosa.
a little breezy over the east bay hills. you could find it as you get outdoors. cloudy, cool, breezy about sums it up. 52 in napa. and 56 for mountain view and mid-50s in san jose. the second half of the day we'll be partly to mostly cloudy. and our temperatures not where they should be. take a look at the numbers. 74 the average in napa. 75 is where we typically should hit in san jose. oakland will be a few degrees below average and concord by 7:00 degrees or so. these numbers are not going to change a lot. i'll have a detailed look at all the neighborhoods. the afternoon highs and the extended forecast. a san jose man wanted in connection with a gang investigation is now in custody after a three hour search. they were about to arrest a man at an apartment near vine and grant streets at 3:00 when he
suddenly took off running. students were put under lockdown as a precaution. three hours later they found the man not far from the apartment. roads blocked during the search were reopened shortly after the arrest. friends and family continue to mourn the death of a 12-year- old hit by a muni light rail vehicle. andrew wu's classmates created this memorial in his honor. his school held a moment of silence earlier this week. wu died on tuesday on his way to school when he ran into traffic and was hit. the middle school community has started a memorial fund online hoping to raise at least $10,000 for his family. and two people are in critical condition after a minivan plummeted down an embankment in the oakland hills. it happened last night about 5:40 at wild current way and glenn oaks way.
the 78-year-old driver was distracted by his phone and drove the van off the narrow winding road and it crashed through the rail of a nearby driveway before flipping onto its side. people were in the van and two have critical injuries and the other two minor injuries. a vta rider tried to attack a bus driver with a pen. he says one of the passengers grabbed his shirt and tried to stab him with a pen. he remained calm and got concerned as the situation began to escalate. he pulled the bus over and a nearby business owner and two employees came to the rescue. >> i started yelling get off the bus! leave the guy alone! grabs a squeegee and tried to hit me with it. and i whacked him with it. >> this cell phone video shows
one of the men getting on the back of the bus and pushing the attacker out through the front. police say the man might not get charged because they believe he has mental health issues. in an attempt to ease the morning commute, bay area transit officials are considering allows buses to travel the wrong way on the bay bridge. the idea is to turn the far left eastbound lean into a bus only westbound lane. it requires a special off ramp leading to the terminal. and the bus lane would need a moveable barrier similar to the golden gate bridge. >> we don't have to worry about a car cutting us off or motorcyclists or anything. it's ours and ours alone. >> the project would cost more than $170 million and besides that price tag, the idea may not be that popular among those
with a reverse commute on the bridge. the stanford band is being disciplined after an investigation by the university and the title ix office found that they violated policies. the incidents date back to 2012. besides being banned from away games, they'll be banned from hosting events with alcohol. >> i think a little bit of reform could be good but too much would also be bad mostly because i think our school takes a lot of pride in our band being this wild and free like spirit. >> the university says it's objective is to ensure a safe and harassment free environment while honoring the band's tradition and unique idea. the band can appeal the penalty. some critics of a construction company say it's
wasting precious water. but the public utilities commission says the company that's demolishing candlestick park is following the state health codes by spraying down dirt with fresh drinking water. there was a public outcry when it was reported. >> you can't spray water and have the water be airborne and that's not a permissible use of recycled water. and they have to use potable water. >> reporter: they are committed to use as little amount of water as possible but they plan to resume regular operations on monday. from the lakes to the bay with the weather starting to heat up people will be on the water and that's why the coast guard wants to make sure that you and your family stay safe. out of the drownings in 2014, 84% were not wearing life
jackets. the coast guard will be reminding people of the importance of always wearing life jackets. >> when you take to the water not only do you have a good time and a lot of fun but do it safely. california is ranked number 2 in the nation for boating accidents and number 3 for boating deaths. benefit more information on www.ktvu.com. if you're looking for projects made in the bay area, the festival kicks off in two hours. alley russ mustache -- rasmus -- >> all the creative items that people showcase. and that's what it's all about. showing people how they can do
and make arts and crafts, electronics. this is an electric giraffe called russell. and you brought it to the maker fair at san mateo event center. what is the electric giraffe. >> we were building an art car and everybody loved it so much we decided to take it a step further. we started putting electronics on it. and now it's a semi-alive creature. >> how does it work? >> you said it has artificial intelligence. it can tell when i'm petting it. [screaming] >> this is his 10th birthday. so we decided to get a little bit silly. pet the nose and see what you get. >> i am the electric giraffe.
>> he's talking. >> and this drives the kids crazy. he know that is you're touching him. we have these lights. and we know -- he know that is you're touching him. and the kids get up close and personal with the robot and see it and experience it. the thing i learned is that children un-through 11 or 12, everything is in the fingertips. you can talk to them all today long about gears. but if you hand them a box of gears and, you're outreaching them mechanical engineers without a single word being spoken. >> and russell just turned to look at you. >> we haven't got computer vision going yet. but it's one of the things we'd like to do. he would be aware of you through his eyes. potentially, you could wear a badge and he could spot that
and call you by name. >> russell and i were -- the human russell -- we were invited to the white house. and we ended up on the white house lawn and suddenly next thing i know it's good morning mr. president and we talked for a brief while and he petted the giraffe. >> and this is not your day job. >> i'm a fire alarms system engineer. >> and one day you decided to make an interactive giraffe. >> it was a process. it took many, many years. the idea is about 13 years old. once i started welding and going crazy, it was almost a solid year of welding. and next thing i knew i had a robot giraffe on my hands. >> reporter: i'm going to hack out with russell the giraffe. right now he's calm. his nose is lighting up.
>> hi, my name is russell. >> so nice to meet you. >> some of the really cool stuff. he's very pretty and friendly. he noticed i was touching his ears. >> he keeps looking at you. >> just an example of the cool stuff you can find from 10:00 to 8:00 tonight. and tickets are $45 for adults. they are expecting a lot of people to come. there's 1200 exhibits like this. >> can't say i've ever wanted to build an electric giraffe and now that i've seen one -- >> a companion for russell. >> exactly. >> we'll check in in a little bit. get on that. >> right after the newscast. it's graduation season and two of the most acclaimed colleges in the bay area will
hold commencement today. uc berkeley will have a campus wide ceremony that starts at 10:00. it's expected to have 4300 graduates and 21,000 family members and friends as well as faculty members. mark-- is going to delivery the commencement address. >> can't believe it's already graduation. congratulations to the berkeley grads. >> up next the exciting news that janet jackson revealed this afternoon. and a show in the mission district. we talk to a member of the production team.
good morning. happy saturday to you. giving you a live look over oakland. look at all the gray. the gray is going away. i'll explain when and have a look at the weekend numbers coming up. there's an open casting call for new pilot shot the zip code of the mission distribution district. the show is going to tell the story of six leading technology districts living in the neighborhood. it's been stirring up controversy in the mission.
and we'll head to mike who is joined by a number of the production team. >> i am joined by the director of marketing and communications for 94 when when zero. are you a fan of 94210. >> of course, and this is a direct reference. >> what's the premise of the show? >> 94110 imagines them learning, loving, living in the mission district of san francisco. we go into production in the summer of 2015. and we have an open casting call today and tomorrow in san francisco from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. both days. >> some of the guys working in tech have been taking a lot of heat. we've had protests. and some folks who have lived in the mission say the mission is changing. is that topic going to be
brought up at all in the show? >> sure. our number one priority is that we respect all parties involved and that we have reverence for everyone. we want to make sure that the creative class is not misrepresented or disrespected in the show in any way. we want to keep attracting and retaining top talent in the bay area. that's important to us. and we want to be sure that we represent everybody fairly. >> you shoot a pilot and what's the goal. >> do you have any leads? >> we are looking for distribution at this time. i don't know if fox is looking for a new show. but we're open to offers and the buzz has been huge. and adult dramas are hot, technology is hot, san francisco is hot. and we just brought it all together and it's a big volcano right now. >> san francisco is hot. when it comes to production. is everything going to be shot
in san francisco? or are you moving it to a different state? >> it's all shot in san francisco. one of the main reasons there's so much buzz around it is that we put up flyers in the mission neighborhood. and the quad and mission gulch. and people -- whatever they think one way or another. people in the neighborhoods got really excited about it. and there's been a lot of talk about it. and we'll keep focusing the in, on that local mission area. >> i love the idea. and thank you for coming in. i want to put a full screen in. the casting call is today and tomorrow. >> that's right. >> 11:00 to 5:30 at the arts quarterly project space right there in the city. they are looking to cast six leads and extras. no preference on age, gender, or race. and no experience is necessary.
so you're going to try out. >> i'm going for the lead. >> i like it, scott. i could watch you as one of the tech executives. >> no experience necessary is the key, right. >> 8:49. comedian bill cosby is responding to the rape allegations against him in a new interview that aired on good morning america. >> i have been in this business 52 years and i will -- i've never seen anything like this. >> for the past six months, more than 30 women have made sexual assault allegations against cosby. this was the first time he broke his silence about the issues. the legal team has issued a number of denials. the 77-year-old has never been criminally charged. he's trying to bring awareness to underfunded schools near selma, alabama.
and janet jackson had a big surprise. >> i promised you'd hear it from my lips and now you will. this year, new music, new world tour. [ cheering ] >> there she was at midnight revealing on twitter that she's releasing new music and is going on tour. and she tweeted my conversation and the hash tag conversations at a cafe which is leading some people to believe that could be the title of the new album or first single. her last album was released in 2008. and no word yet on if the tour will come through the bay area. the a's play at home today. you know who else is fired up? >> who? >> just guess. >> rosemary. >> the earthquakes are back in town. it's been a while since they played and they're playing the crew.
hopefully, a nice night. >> partly cloudy, a little cool, a little breezy. but in the stands, it's better than the sun beating on you. >> you have to bring the soccer scarf to keep you warm. >> maybe a light blanket for the little ones. we are waking up with cloudy, cloudy, cloudy skies, and the -- all the way to the east bay and the north bay. and we're socked in here in and around san francisco. you can see the bay side communities heading to the east and long the coast. 48 in santa rosa. 54 in oakland. if you've been with us most of the morning, the numbers are not changing. it's hard to rebound with all the cloud cover. until they finally get out of the way. it's going to be a slow climb. and for the afternoon we'll be below average once again. upper 50s on the coast and a lot of 60s and a few of us in the low 70s and that's about it. partly cloudy skies affected
for today as we remain in the trough like pattern. and it's going to stick around today, tomorrow, monday, tuesday, wednesday, not a lot of change going on. here's a look at the numbers. upper 60s for today. 67 petaluma. 67 kentfield. as we get closer to the coast it's cool. 61 in sausalito. to the east bay we have 63 in richmond and berkeley. mid-60s in oakland. and 69 in walnut creek and 68 in livermore. that actually feels pretty good. if you get closer to the water where we'll have mostly cloudy skies, it's going to be a cool day. 67 in san jose. 68 saratoga. for the peninsula this afternoon, a nice day. and 67 expected for you. and 66 in redwood city. san francisco, warmest part of the day. holding another 60 degrees.
and upper 50s in the forecast for areas like daly city and half moon bay and pacifica. for tomorrow morning, a near repeat. mostly cloudy skies and 50s in the forecast. and as we get into noontime, the breaks in the sun with temperatures on the cool side. the extended forecast, little change. that really is the call for today, tomorrow, monday, tuesday, wednesday. a little bit cool for this time of year. may has just run cool. a little bit of rain, thunderstorms, a little bit of snow in the sierra. >> keeps us on our toes for sure. >> like march. >> itching for it to warm up. >> now you want the warmth? >> i'll see what i can do. from politics to the boxing ring, coming up at 9:20. we'll talk about the charity match between mitt romney and heavyweight champion evander holyfield. and a woman is taking on the pacific ocean.
her plans to row from japan to san francisco bay. if you're getting ready to head out and enjoy the day today, today is the opening of the gilroy farmers market. it begins in a few minutes in the parking lot of city hall. and it's staying open until 1 p.m. and it will feature the harvest of other 30 local farmers.
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investigators are now looking into a new theory about what may have caused tuesday's amtrak derailment in philadelphia. an assistant conductor told the ntsb she thought she heard brandon bostian say the train had been struck by some object. the ntsb is asking the fbi to examine the windshield and try to look at this possibility. the engineer does not remember much about what happened. >> he's required to sound his
bell as he goes through -- past the station stop. and he did that. he recalled doing that. but he has no recollection of anything past that. >> the derailment killed eight and injured 200 others. one of the victims was a 55- year-old who is a new york bank executive. funeral services will be held tomorrow in fremont. the former bay area resident wanted to retire here. a legendary toy store is closing its doors in new york. and the reason -- the rent keeps going up. toys are up owns them and they are looking for another location. they have been at different locations in new york city for 145 years. it's familiar to many from the film big where tom hanks danced on the giant keyboard. the store in san francisco closed eight years ago. a 30-year-old rower from
washington state wants to cross the pacific ocean alone as a rower. she's been preparing to row from japan to san francisco bay and she's hoping to start on monday. she will not have a motor or a sail or a vessel following her. she's planning on using a satellite phone. she's not worried because the team will be tracking her with gps. >> thousands of pounds of coal spilled on the freeway. the area affected and when the roadway is expected to be cleared. >> >> and the annual bay to breakers race makes its way across san francisco tomorrow morning. details on how they're preparing for the crowd. it's been an hour since i've been up on the patio. and not a lot has changed. it's cloudy, cool, and breezy. i'll have a look at the current conditions and what to expect for the afternoon coming up.
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warrior are back in california. more from the team and their loyal fans as oracle arena prepares for tuesday's game. from ktvu fox 2, this is mornings on it t. >> good morning and welcome back to mornings on 2. it is a saturday may 16th. thanks for getting up with us. >> i'm mike mibach. the warriors smoking hot. three wins wins in a row. looking forward to those conference finals that start on tuesday. before that we've got to talk about rosemary and the forecast. she's outside here in jacqueline square hanging out. what's going on? >> here's the thing. you don't have to put me outside to know it's a cool one. i can tell by the numbers and by the wind. we will actually give you a look at what's going on. no problem giving you a view into san francisco where we have plenty of cloud cover, a little bit of breeze picking up here. the onshore breeze is going to be with us for the entire day and for the afternoon that sea breeze will be robust along the shore. 54 degrees right now at half moon bay. we do have low to mid-50s in
san francisco, sfo, 57 in mountain view. mid-50s in hayward. mid to upper 50s for concord, napa and santa rosa. we're all in the same boat as we start the day and get into the afternoon. upper 50s along the coastline. we have 60s along the bay. upper 60s inland, one of the warmer locations being antioch expected to hit 70 for the afternoon. these temperatures falling short of where we should be for this time of the year. i don't see much change as we get into the second part of your weekend. i'll have a look at your extended forecast coming up in just a little bit. new this morning, the warriors are back in the bay area after knocking out the memphis grizzlies in the nba playoff. we did catch up with the team after they landed around 4:00 this morning. players and coaches say they're tired after last night's game and that long flight back. they're certainly happy to be back home and to be in those conference finals. >> it's a great win, you know. felt really special that we fought through adversity throughout the series to come
back is and win three games straight after losing two in a row says a lot about this team's character and a lot about the goals that we want to continue to pursue. >> the players are going to get a well deserved day of rest today before going back to the gym and preparing for their next opponent, which will either be the houston rockets or the los angeles clippers. warriors fans have waited four decades for what's about to happen, and that's a spot in the western conference finals, something they haven't seen since 1976. they knocked off the grizzlies last night, 108-95 to take the series four games to 2. as usual the warriors were led by the nba's most valuable player. seth curry scored 32 points including eight 3-pointers. most memorable shot toward the end of the third quarter. they get the block, heaves it 62 feet for the 3. >> i grab it knowing we have a couple seconds left and just chuck it up there, and it
looked good the whole way so it was kind of fun to see that one go in. >> looked very good, stef. nothing but net. 2,000 miles away warriors fans celebrated last night's playoff victory. many fans enjoying the game in downtown livermore at a restaurant called soft. got to take a picture with a couple of warriors dances. >> has he been a fan, what, all his life? >> all his life. >> so you had him propped up in front of games before he knew what he was watching. >> every morning that's all he wanted to watch was highlights. >> the warriors playing the winners of the rockets clippers series. that will be decided tomorrow. game 1 of the western conference finals will start tuesday night in oakland at oracle arena. >> all right. the time has come for the 10th 10th annual maker faire. this year more than 1200
exhibitors will be at the event, and ktvu fox 2 reporter allie rasmus has been making her way around that event in san mateo, and has more on what we can expect, and what else have you found for us? >> reporter: organizers describe this as science fair meets county fair. there's exhibits where people can learn how to do and make just about anything from arts and crafts to electronics, to robotics. , the exhibit hall where we are there's a focus on robotics. we showed you that electronic giraffe about a half hour ago. now i have a humanoid robot. what can he do? >> he can do a lot of things. he can talk to the robot and shake your hand for example. >> okay. let's shake hands. yes, so he's going to shake your hand. >> do i grab it? >> oh, that's weird. >> i am happy to shake a human
hand. >> i am happy to shake your hand. oh, wow he's actually really shaking. the amazing thing about him is that he's made entirely from 3d printed parts? >> yeah, that's correct. so all the parts are very small, so you can print them on any home printer. it can be reproduced in your house or in school, universities or any kind of project. it's an open source, noncome missal project. you can build anything you want with this robot. >> how did you get the idea to do this? are you a robotics person, engineer by trade? >> actually, no. i'm a designer. so i'm a pure maker somehow because i've been sewing things, melting things, burning things in my workshop since i'm a kid. this robot started with the hand. i designed the firsthand and posted on internet so people could download it and reproduce it for prosthetic purposes, and then from that hand i went on
sculpting the forearm, torso and and every time i design a part i release it on the internet so people can follow the project. >> a community effort. >> what else does he do? >> well, first of all you can talk to the robot. you see he's talking there because he's talking to me. >> you've got the microphone attached. >> approach the left hand. is he telling me to approach the left hand. >> you can do like ninja movements if you want. >> oh really? >> stand back. >> no. cycle gesture 3. >> did you say cycle gesture 3? >> yes. okay. >> so here you will see independent fingers, each fingers has motor. he has the wrist that can also move independently, and he has
a biceps. the shoulder is also -- >> he's showing off. >> he's showing off right. he likes to do that like ballet dancing. >> do you ever worry about him doing things on his own when he's not looking. >> the other day we went on stage and he was not supposed to wave on the crowd. it started because he heard a voice command. he started to do an action. that was not supposed to be done. >> very interesting. thank you so much. the creator of this fascinating robot here. he looks a little intimidating, very human-like in his movements as you can see there. this is just one of the examples of exhibits and the things you can come check out at the maker faire here at the san mateo event center today and tomorrow. >> you were up close with the r2s but with this guy it seems you're keeping a little distance between you and him, a little timid from this particular robot. >> he's got a long reach.
i'm afraid he could take me out. >> all right, we'll see you in just a bit. >> just keeping my distance. and from robots to the hay street hill, now 50,000 people are expected to take part in tomorrow's by a to bay to breakers. >> backpacks are banned from the course unless they are see through. floats and alcohol are also not allowed and for runners who did not pick up their race pact yesterday, they can pick up those materials this morning at the bay to breakers expo at fort mason center. the expo opened a few minutes ago and is going to close at 5:00 tonight. we interviewed san francisco police chief in studio about security measures for the big race. >> we closed certain areas that have been problem areas to make the race go more smoothly. i think everybody still has the same amount of parties offline and stuff, and that's fine. we want people to be respectful of everybody else's property and right to enjoy their sunday as well. >> and while bay to breakers is
known for its festive atmosphere and good times, police are warning that any person who is on the course tomorrow and doesn't have a running number not registered will be escorted right off the route. all right. bay to breakers begins at 8 a.m. tomorrow. behind me you have the race route. it starts right over here. this is main and howard streets. it goes all the way across the city and ends over there at the great highway at lincoln. some major roads in this embarcadero area and the ocean beach areas are going to start closures tonight. golden gate park access is also going to be limited. because of the enormous number of participants race organizers are urging people take public transit. b.a.r.t. is planning longer trains. all b.a.r.t. stations are going to open early around 6 a.m. riders coming from the peninsula and san francisco station should get off at montgomery street station while the folks who are coming from the east bay should use the embarcadero station. go to ktvu.com for more information about the race.
just look for the entertainment button, which is on the front page and click on bay area weekend watch. cleanup continues along highway 4 in pittsburgh, quite a mess out there thanks to a crash involving a big rig that was carrying nearly 80,000 pounds of coal. it happened just about 4:00 this morning in the eastbound direction near the bailey road offramp. four out of the five lanes are closed as crews tried to clean up the roadway. crews have estimated the closed lanes will reopen sometime after 8:00 this morning. we just checked and those lanes are still closed. hacked or not hacked. up next, the new information we are learning about a warning for customers who use the starbucks app to buy their coffee. >> and if you are in the competitive spirit today, there is a botch chi ball tournament happening in san francisco. proceeds will benefit the san francisco coalition on homelessness. the tournament begins at 10:00 this morning at aquatic park. you can register to play or sponsor a team. >> and check us out, we're
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new -- can you see your flashing lights on your screen? i'm wearing a vest. four legged vests wearing these led lights to make you more visible at night. we figured that was the best way to show everyone how this all works. joke me now maggie rival who is the president and cofounder of light ware. tell me about these vests. they look without lights kind of like your standard safety vest to help people out. tell me about why you've took it up a notch with these l. e. d. lights. i was introduced to this from a business associate of mine. he just said why don't we put it on safety vests that already exist for professionals, law enforcement, et cetera, and then in watching the news and seeing, you know, children being hit by cars, joggers, i decided you know what we need to create a safety vest for outdoor activities and for our four legged friends. >> look how cute that is. >> okay.
so let's tell people how it works. i've got one of these vests on it, and it really -- it's pretty easy, just one little button. >> these are l. e. d. lights that run up for 50,000 hours. there's a little button that you gress. lights go off, press it again, lights go back on and flash. >> okay so how long have you had this product out in the world? >> well, it's brand new actually. in fact, we -- as soon as we decided to go ahead and put it on active outdoor and pets, we thought the fastest way to bring it to market would be to start a kick starter campaign. crowd funding this is grass roots. this is passionate for us. we definitely want to bring this to the everyday person. >> make them safer. >> make them safer, you know. it's be seen be safe is the whole idea whether you're crossing the street. drivers have never been more distracted. >> it's true. >> it's true. and how much are they? in terms of outfits themselves.
>> if you go to kick starter.com, search litewear, you will see that if you contribute $29 you will get a dog vest. if you contribute $59 you can get a vest for a person. >> awesome. and you do -- we should tell people at home there is a time limit. if you're looking at this saying great project i want to be a part of this, you've got a couple weeks to get involved. >> about 11 days. >> please please. we can outfit people. you never know whose life you're going to save and keep it in the trunk of your car. it's great for walkers, bicycles, kids. >> and even if your car breaks down it'd be great. >> we posted a link. we've got it for you on our website, a link to the kick starter campaign. all you have to do is look for it under the web links section of our home page. thanks so much for coming up. if you'd like to nominate someone for our made in the bay segment, we have a submission
form on our home page. >> very clever. >> that is very clever. sorry you was going through the twitter feed because people are still tweeting about the warriors game last night and i stumbled upon one that the golden state warriors tweeted out, tickets for games 1, 2, and 5 go on sale today, 4 p.m. >> are you going to buy us a pair? >> us? [ laughter ] >> maybe. we'll see. demands on your forecast rosemary. i've been telling you i want it warmer. >> so fickle, so fickle. when it's warm folks go oh, it's too warm. we need some of mother nature's ac. well, it's here and it's going to stay for the weekend. giving you a look at the numbers, wow, been hard pressed to budge. 53 in santa rosa right now. you have actually gained a degree or so. san francisco holding on to 52. oakland 54. 56 in livermore. san jose 55. with all that cloud cover out there our temperatures just not moving. it's going to take until the
second half of the morning and the first half of the afternoon before we have this really clear. i think along the coastline we'll be partly to mostly cloudy. as we roll through your futurecast model by about noontime, take a look, still having a hard time thinning out around the bay. our bay side communities will see a slow burnoff today, and for the coast we could be mostly cloudy for the entire day in areas like pacifica as well as half-moon bay, perhaps a little bit of clearing in areas around santa cruz. the blue indicating 50s and look at all these 60s. you have to get well inland close to the central valley before you see some of those low 70s in store for the afternoon. here are the numbers for you. 68 in sonoma this afternoon, 69 in napa. 61 in sausalito. to the east bay where we have low 60s in alameda. get inland and these numbers nice and mild for the afternoon. 68 in livermore, 70 degrees for
antioch, 68 morgan hill, 67 in san jose, upper 60s expected in santa clara. widespread mid to upper 60s, sunnyvale, saratoga and into los gatos. 62 san bruno, 66 in redwood city, and 65 for you this afternoon, san mateo. notice san francisco if you're going to be spending time there this afternoon maybe cruising around the embarcadero doing some shopping in union square. it's going to be a cool one and the afternoon sea breeze is expected to pick up for today. it's going to be cloudy and cool daly city areas around pacifica and half moon bay in the upper 50s. for the game going to see the a's play, 56 degrees at game time 6:05. partly cloudy skies and that westerly breeze 10 to 20 miles per hour. bring along the jacket. it's going to be a little cool, a little breezy. the extended forecast, not a lot of change. mid-60s around the bay. still a cool day for the coast, and then as we get into monday, temperatures drop slightly. as we get into tuesday they
warm slightly. all in all minor changes in the forecast. >> can't can complain about it though. not a bad forecast. just a little cool. >> just a little cool for me. >> and for this one, all right. thanks so much. we've got a warning for you about buying disney land tickets on craigslist. up next we're going to tell you about the number of people being scammed and how police say the person responsible is doing it. >> and a pet snake swallows more than his afternoon snack. up next, a look at the very bizarre x-rays of a python. your thoughts when we come back.
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you can see him laughing as he's throwing blows. dedicated to providing medical clinic, vision screening and eye surgery in poverty stricken areas around the world. romney putting up a good fight but in the end holyfield wassed champ. the nfl has plans to change the way footballs are handled before games. the associated press says the changes are the result of the deflategate scandal. the nfl wants to avoid the possibility that teams could tamper with the footballs. under current rules footballs are sent directly to the teams. the balls must be delivered to officials two hours before the game. details o. game ball rules are expected to be discussed at the owners meeting in san francisco. if you use the starbucks app to get your daily fix of java. you may have heard about that app being hacked. the coffee company says that's not true. the attack which first appeared earlier this week involved customers who used the same id and password across multiple accounts but starbucks put out a statement saying starbucks
has not been hacked and their customers' security is a top priority. >> if we went back to cash, we wouldn't have all these worries and concerns. >> last year starbucks processed $2 billion in mobile payment transactions. currently about 18% of its transactions are done on the company's app. police are warning people to be careful about buying disney land tickets on craigslist. los angeles police say there's a crook out there selling phony tickets. since march several people have been scammed out of thousands of dollars. investigators say the person responsible is offering the tickets for about half the admission price. he then arranges to meet the victims in downtown l. a. and has them photograph his driver's license to convince them that he is legitimate. in australia, we want to tell you about this snake. it apparently has a voracious appetite and a big mouth. he is feeling much better this morning. winston, the python swallowed
some barbecue tongs. a team of vets removed that metal from his body. check out these x-rays. can you see those tongs on the bottom. they just slid right in there. winston's owner was using those tongs to feed his beloved pet a snack, but the hungry snake opened his mouth wide and in went those tongs. >> i can remember dr. oliver saying to me now, are you sure the tongs are in the his belly. i said unequivocally yes. you can read the brand on the tongs under his skin. >> winston already feeling much better. he's starting to drink and should be eating and slithering along just fine in a few weeks. >> you'd think after a few seconds he'd start to realize. >> maybe that doesn't taste that good. >> or maybe just all in. giants fan brian stow has a message for all you young students out there. up next his efforts to use his personal story to keep other people safe from harm.
>> we'll stay with him until the end. >> and warriors spreading across the bay area, in a moment our sports round table. will it be the clippers or the rockets. >> outside our doors this morning, still waiting for those clouds to clear. ville a look at your current conditions, compare some of the afternoon highs for you and take a look at the weekend forecast coming up. >> if you're looking for a different kind of entertainment, the spring olympics of a a a cappella is being hosted tonight. an all male a cappella. >> ♪ a whole new world. a dazzling place we never knew. ♪ ♪ >> this is the performance from last year's spring show. the group sang hits from
finals. >> the los angeles clippers and houston rockets game is of the western conference finals will be played tuesday night at oracle arena identify thought it's not how fast you get knocked down but how fast you get back up. we caught the warriors gets off the plane today. losing 2 and coming back three in a row. you saw that character. >> absolutely. it's not easy to beat a team three times in a row, especially the grizzlies who are very good. we're witnessing history here sal. >> absolutely. >> do you know how long it's been. >> 39 years. mike, those are my father's warriors, rick berry. >> the championship team. >> yeah. so i mean this is something that is really significant. i mean if you are waiting for the next championship run this could be it. it feels like they've got to do it this time. >> what did you like matt in this series from the warriors? >> i liked after they got back
down 2-1 they went back to playing defense. >> everybody talks about curry and play and how they can shoot the ball. the reality is the found addition of this team is defense. they are a great defensive team and when they can stop the other team from scoring you kept beat them. >> they pretty much clogged up the middle and dared the grizzlies to take outside shots. >> you guys were watching the game together. what about curry's shot at the end of the quarter? i don't see a foul, one, so that's a 6 point swing right there. it would have been 2 points if they did call the foul and he drains the three free throws. >> i was telling sal that shot's going to go down make like shawowa's home run, or posy's home run. bumgardner's performance in game 7. you can't make this stuff up. >> i thought harrison barnes had a great series. draymon the first round against new orleans, he had a popping
series. sal what do you think? who was the mvp of this series? >> i mean it has to be curry just because he played so well. if we leave curry out of it, i think harrison barnes is a good argument. he played really well. it surprised me how well he played. he was everywhere. >> he's 22 still. he's still only 22 years old. >> barnes? >> harrison barnes, yeah. >> harrison barnes is the guy if we can just have a special category for curry because he's incredible. >> let's talk about the clippers. where are they mentally right now after what happened in game 6? i go back to giants and angels in 2002 kind of in the game 6 when the giants up. different sport but that's got to be what the clippers are thinking. now they're facing a game 7 on the road. >> this is all about chris paul. he's never gotten to the western conference finals in his career, and it's kind of the only blemish on his resume. it's all his game. this is going to be kind of a we defining game for chris
paul. >> who do you want to see the warriors play? >> i think a better series against the clippers, but i think warriors fans would probably want the rockets. they beat them four times this year. >> and i think they beat the clippers 3. they went 3 and 1 against the clippers. >> sal, your thoughts, who's going to win this game tomorrow? >> you know, i would say -- i'm going to go with houston. i think houston has demoralized the clippers. maybe that's because i'm hoping the warriors will play houston, better matchup. that was terrible the other night the way they just imploded. >> it's amazing that even on that level on the nba level that that still happens when guys feel pressure. >> they thought they had won the game. >> we saw the warriors come back from 20 already in the playoffs. you never know in the second half even if you're down 20 or 15, whatever it may be. i know it's going to be rocking tuesday night no matter who they face. >> the good thing is we don't have to worry about a game 7.
if you're a warriors fan. >> they're sitting pretty. they've got a few days off. the clippers and rockets play tomorrow. they're going to have to go right to oakland. the warriors are getting rest and relaxation getting ready for the conference finals. >> thanks guys. you look relaxed. >> thank you. i am relaxed mike. >> rosemary. you think they look relaxed? >> you guys look like a great bunch. i wish i could join you over there but i got to talk about weather. lets take a look at what's happening here in san jose. all those clouds still remain this morning. it is very widespread. i've been saying it on and off for the entire morning long. a slow clearing day. temperatures will be below average for the afternoon. you can see all that cloud cover from the coast inside the bay. we'll squeeze all the way inland and see where we may have a little bit of sunshine this morning in areas around antioch, discovery bay you have some thin clouds here into the north bay we started out mostly clear, but not the case at this
moment. partly sunny to partly cloudy, a little bit of fog reported in santa rosa with visibility down about 4 miles. shouldn't cause you too much trouble but it's out there. the onshore breeze is with us. we'll grow a little stronger for the second half of the afternoon right along the coastline. let's take a look at oakland, concord. we have anywhere from 9 to 15 miles per hour earlier over the east bay hills was gusting a little bit. fairfield reporting 14. it's not too strong but it is there. the onshore breeze, the cloudy conditions and temperatures remaining in the 50s at this hour. 54 oakland, 55 redwood city. 60 degrees right now in walnut creek. i told you we are going to be running below average. here's a quick comparison. napa normally 74 this time of year going to 69 today. san jose you typically hit 75. you're going to 67. oakland you'll be a few degrees shy of the seasonal average. concord you'll be below the seasonal average by 7 degrees or so. i will have a detailed look around the region for your afternoon highs today and in the extended forecast whether or not this pattern is going to change. more on that coming up in just
a bit. thanks rosemary. the 10th annual makers fair kicks off in 35 minutes. allie rasmus live for us in san mateo with an inside look at another one of their exhibit museum. so many cool things this morning. >> reporter: a lot of cool things. you know the maker faire is a chance for people to come and check out all the creative and unique items that people make on their own. that's the essence of this, and behind me is something called the tree of changes. we're going to walk up to it. i had the artist with me. you made this in your studio in berkeley. >> yes. >> this is something made here in the bay. how does this work. it looks beautiful but it has a function. >> people are able to walk up to the tree and express their wish for change, and it gets translated into lights and audio so every wish travels on
to the tree and lights up a wish pendant. >> i'm going to wish for the warriors to win the nba championship. i wish the warriors win. lets see what it does. there it goes. see the trunk down there randy, the lights traveling up to the top. now depending on the wish and depending on how it sounds, the light pattern is different right? >> yeah. so there's a prototype so far it analyzes whether positive or negative sentiments and it maps it on to different colors and that they are aggregated on to the tree. >> so if it's a negative sentiment, is it like a red color, a cooler color versus a warmer color. i think what is also interesting a lot of adults and kids have been liking this. i think it's like an individual activity for people to express their wish but also collective so everybody can see the cumulative. >> the visualization of it.
>> all right. very cool. thank you so much. the artist behind the tree of changes made right here in the bay. she put this together in berkeley. she said it was a lot of work to put together. it's one of the exhibits here, hundreds of them that you can come and enjoy here at the maker faire at the san mateo county event center. >> we certainly have loved your tour today of all the cool inventions and i know there's so many more. it has been four years since giants fan brian stow was attacked and nearly killed in the parking lot outside dodge estate yum. now he's sharing his experience with hundreds of students and using that incident to raise awareness about bullying. stow suffered severe brain damage and says it could have been prevented. bythe children seemed to get the message. >> his story really inspired me, you know, to look out for bullying in more areas and stop it when it starts to happen.
>> stow says raising awareness about bullying has given his life renewed purpose, and last week one of his attackers actually apologized for the first time in a letter he asked the judge for mercy and described the attack as an accident. homeowners in mora georgia continue to keep their water rate down by using a statewide ballot measure. they installed water meters five years ago but homeowners have managed to avoid using them. a small handful have preserved their monthly rate at $120 despite using eight times as much water. according to the contra costa times if homeowners don't start using meters soon the water district will be deep in debt. the parts of the sierra saw 6 inches to a foot of new snow yesterday. a winter weather advisory was in effect above 6500 feet. this is donors summit along interstate 80. people were passing through and got a little caught offguard. that man in shorts, another one
in sandals. many of them were expecting more spring-like temperatures. the new snow comes along after most of those ski resorts in that area shut down. i want to show you some video shot of heavenly yesterday. you can see that mountain there in south lake tahoe dusted with some snow. i can't say covered. it was dusted and it melted pretty quickly. it was certainly nice to see. very gray, found myself running through the snow. it was really nice to see. >> i always thought of you as a skipper. skipping through the snow. >> skipping through the snow. >> right? >> sure. >> sure. just skipping along. >> coming up, a woman from washington is attempting to break a world record in 15 minutes. we'll tell you about her plans to row not across lake merritt. we're talking about from japan across the pacific ocean into san francisco bay. >> he's already all the things that you hope you raise your child to be. >> and a devastating diagnosis for an 8-year-old boy, up next how his family is choosing to
good morning to you, giving you a live look there of the oakland estuary. you can see one sailboat getting out this morning. it's a tough one. it's cool. it's a little breezy. and as you can see very cloudy. we'll have mild temperatures for the afternoon, but below average. i'll have a look at those coming up in just a bit. all right. this morning i want to introduce you to 8-year-old charlie degrange. he is facing an inoperable brain tumor. his story suspect isn't just about the pain of his terminal diagnosis, it's about what he
and his family are doing in spite of it. i sat down with charlie and his family as they tried to raise awareness of this rare and deadly cancer known as dipg. >> for the degrange family life is simply about the little moments. and appreciating every laugh and every smile from this little boy. last july a week before his 8 8th birthday he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. >> it's a monster. it's a 0% cure rate. >> no one has ever survived it, and his family was told they would only get 12 to 18 months more with charlie. >> i mean that just doesn't happen, you know, it doesn't happen to an 8-year-old little boy. >> it shouldn't. >> no, it shouldn't. >> but it did, and it's what this family is doing in spite of this horrible diagnosis that makes their story so remarkable. within days of being told about
the cancer, charlie on his own decided to donate part of his tumor to research. >> and he knew that it wouldn't help him but it could help other kids like him. >> and his family has come together in a very special way. >> this was the best year from july to nowas awesome. >> his parents quit their jobs and moved to vacaville to be closer to family and doctors. >> we're going to live every day with him. >> every day means appreciating the little things from the stories he writes. >> the turtles were in the secret lair. >> to the time he spends with his two brothers and sister. >> these are the bad guys. >> it is about the big things. >> where was this? these are cool pictures. at central park. >> the trip by make a wish to new york city so charlie could see skyscrapers, the time he spent with his favorite football team. there's charlie getting a little time with derek carr. they can't grant every wish.
>> i just want to be normal. >> but he's made them promise not to cry. >> he's my superhero. radiation was tough but he -- he's always strong like that. >> he's already all the things that you hope you raise your child to be. >> these are precious moments. >> can you help me mom? >> and there will never be enough. >> he's not scared. he believes in god and he knows he's going to heaven and that i don't have to be scared for him. i just have to be scared of how i'm going to live the rest of my life without him. >> just an amazing family. today a benefit is going to be hold at napa smith brewery from 12 until 6. the money raised is going to go to charlie's medical expenses and make it easier for his family to spend
every minute with him. it is going to help fund research in the hopes of finding a cure for dipg. we have more information on the event on our website. just go to ktvu.com. >> definitely a super man. >> young charlie. >> he's amazing and want to thank the family for sharing those precious moments with me. feel privileges. >> hard to keep dry eyes with that story. >> yes, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. >> we understand. we all have our own children. it's hard to imagine: a lot of people tweeted me about bay to breakers forecast and also about the street closures and so one gentleman said how am i going to get to the airport if i'm crossing the city. >> you've got to be careful. runners you should have a nice day tomorrow. >> a lot like what you're seeing now over san francisco is what we will see tomorrow morning. the pattern is not going to change much for the entire weekend. we have the low clouds in place this morning. we have the onshore breeze. temperatures starting out cool and for the afternoon we'll be
below average. but i want to go back to the sierra for just a moment. take a look at this blue sky. this sent to us from coupe from kirkwood, yesterday we had a shot from coupe that was like a whiteout. we had gray skies. we had snow still falling over kirkwood. 4 to 8 inches is what this area picked up from the recent storm. that's what it looked like this morning. isn't that beautiful. as we get out into our own skies. we have the morning clouds. a slow clearing day expected for today. it's going to take until about noontime before some of our bay side communities begin to see some sunshine. expect that. we'll be cool to mild, upper 50s to low 60s at the coast. a lot of 60s around the bay. and our warmest locations areas into the south bay, areas towards the inner east bay, low 70s for today. perhaps that's enjoyable for you. 53 degrees in napa right now. 55 in san francisco. 56 in livermore, mid-50s hayward, san jose. our temperatures have been creeping up. without the sunshine really hard for these numbers to
rebound and we are seeing not only a slow burnoff but a slow turn around with our temperatures. 68 degrees this afternoon for novato. 61 in sausalito. upper 50s for stimson beach. temperatures not low 60s for alameda. mid-60s in oakland, upper 60s for livermore. brentwood you'll check in about 70. that again will be one of the warmer areas for today. 67 santa clara, sunnyvale you'll go to 66. wood side you'll go to 67. mid-60s for san mateo. san francisco struggling today, upper 50s for most of the morning and into the afternoon. we will top out at 60 degrees. 58 for pacifica. 59 half moon bay. the a's play again, the sox tonight today at 6:05. it's going to be cool, 56 degrees, a westerly breeze with partly cloudy skies. and then cooling off into the low 50s by the end of the game. the extended forecast here with your bay area weekend always in
view. again, keeping in mind the bay to breakers event going on for tomorrow morning will start out a lot like how we're starting this morning. if you're not in the run but you want to go out and support you're probably going to need your jacket into the afternoon, not a lot of change. we will be just a tad cooler on monday. a to do cooler on tuesday. only subtle changes in the extended forecast. got it. thanks rosemary. >> the giants are playing out in ohio and the cincinnati fire department made an appearance last night not for the game but for a fire that broke out at the park. a fire sparked up in the center field smokestack. all the ladder trucks came in. it was a malfunctioning propane valve that sent flames shooting out for an inning or so. the game never stopped because of that fire. giants came out swinging. brandon bell his first home run on the season. then in the 3rd it's buster posey's turn, a monster 2-run shot. the champs racking up 13 hints. on the evening it's a 10-2
final. madison bumgardner getting his fourth win. last night in the 4th down 2, josh reddick rips this one down the line, right field. everyone comes around to score. reddick ends up standing there on 3rd base for the triple. it's 4-2 a's. to the 7th. it's an inning they'd probably like to have back. chicago wins this one 7-6. 9:52. san jose cat lovers will soon have a new place to hang out. up next we're going to tell you about the pop up that's going to allow them to socialize with their feline friends. >> google has announced self- driving cars will be hitting the streets this weekend. what the vehicles are capable of and where you might see them. >> if you're looking for a little evening exercise. head over to san jose. the 5k lantern run begins at 7:30.
a 30-year-old rower from washington state is trying to be the first woman to cross the pacific ocean alone. sonia bomsteen has been preparing to row from japan to the san francisco bay. she wants to start that journey on monday. she's not going to have a motor or a sail or even another vessel falling on her the she's just planning on using a satellite phone to stay in
touch with her land based team. >> it's really great to have women in general in the media doing really intense physical challenges. i think it's something that's not featured enough. >> she said she's not too worried because her team will be tracking her with a gps system. weather is going to determine when she gets to leave. forecasters are expecting a typhoon to swerve past her departure bay on tuesday. if you're wondering how long this could possibly take, four to six months is the estimate. there's a new addition to the governor's family in sacramento. i want you to meet kalusa brown. she joined the brown family this month. she sent out her first tweet which said when i grow up i want to be first dog. these are a couple pictures of her spending time with her older brother. she can already be found guarding the governor office and exploring the family ranch. bay area cat lovers will have a new hangout in san jose. from may 21st, to june 14th,
the dancing cats will be a pop- up version of the nationwide trending cat cafes. it will be a place to meet friends and lounge around with some adoptable cats in a comfortable setting. people are welcome to bring their own food and drinks or purchased from a small selection at cat fay. wi-fi and catnip are on the house. of course they are. >> sure. >> all right, some self-driving cars are going to be liting the streets of mountain view this summer. google announced its next step for car road tests. the cars are small. they have a little black hat on the tap that hides the self- driving sensors. google says the car can drive, brake and recognize road hazards on its own but because it doesn't have air bags or safety equipment it can't go more than 25 miles an hour. during the summer road test a safety driver will be in that car just in case. >> i won't get into it. >> if you have no driver at the wheel. >> okay.
you never know. >> okay anyway, hole on. >> hold on. >> what's going on? mild weather coming our way. we are mostly cloudy. temperatures running cool for this time of year, and a little change in store for the second part of the weekend. >> all right. perfect. >> looks good. >> thanks for joining us on this saturday morning. >> tune in to our next newscast at 6:00 tonight. more on the warriors reaching their first western conference final in four decades. >> enjoy the rest of the day. we're going to see you back here tomorrow morning with all that bay to breakers excitement.
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