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>> at this time, we've been able to search through the building and clear approximately 85% of the building right now. we will be continuing that throughout the day. >> the majority of the search is done. but the work is far from over. the big challenges ahead for firefighters as they try to provide answers for grieving families. we will continue our coverage of the oakland warehouse fire disaster as mornings on 2 continues. >> this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> 7:00. this is the scene at the media briefing location just really steps away from the scene of
the devastating oakland warehouse fire. dozens are confirmed dead. the so much for more victims continues. so many families, dave. >> yes. >> are waiting on word this morning. >> welcome back. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm gasia mikaelian. >> we're also talking about your weather this morning. it is a chilly tuesday morning. steve paulson has the forecast. >> it is cold indeed. that will be the focus today, dave and gasia. the cold air has filtered in. there is some cloud cover around. but it is the cold air that has moved in. 30s all the way down to the santa clara valley. tomorrow we will cloud it up. 20s and 30s. mill valley in there. novato. petaluma. kelseyville was 27. but they're still rather cold.
there might be a breeze for some. hard freeze out for some sacramento valley. frost advisory until 10:00 this morning up north. that's where the coldest air is. a lot of cloud cover. a little bit gets in today. more likely tomorrow. tomorrow morning could be extremely cold. then the cloud cover comes in. there will be a northwest breeze in the higher elevations. 30 for santa rosa. fairfield starting to cool down as well. towards san jose and the santa clara valley. low 30s in danville. not surprised by that. 37 out to brentwood. 35 by the concord pavilion. it is cold and mostly sunny. tomorrow here comes the first system for rain. 50s on the temps. some areas to the north will be in the upper 40s for higher elevations. sal, 7:02. your computer screens, you're looking at them. what do you see. >> i see a lot of slow traffic trying to get into san francisco from oakland. we're going to start there.
and to show you the traffic is busy at the bay bridge approach. you can see there is a little bit of a backup. this is a nice clear picture though. fog is definitely not an issue for the bay area morning commute. but the traffic is still slow. this is a look at highway 4. traffic is recovering. there was an earlier accident nearby point at the bart station. it is stretching off to into antioch. the other part of the east bay, 880 slowing through hayward into fremont. no problems on westbound 92 as you head out to the highrise or heading out to the peninsula. 7:03. let's go back to the desk. to our continuing coverage of the oakland fire tragedy. an hour ago, officials held a news conference that we brought to you live. they updated the public on recovery efforts. >> here is the latest information. of the 36 bodies that have been found, 26 have been positively
identified. the families were notified. >> the coroner has not made an official confirmation on 10 bodies. one body has not been identified. it is classified as a john or jane doe. allie rasmus is live at the scene and has more on the situation. allie. >> reporter: in the meantime, the work of cysting bucket by bucket, shovel by shovel through the debris of the warehouse fire continues this morning. the work came to a temporary stop around 10:00 last night because of some concerns about the structural stability of this warehouse that had burned up. there was a concern about one of the walls possibly collapsing again. they pulled the recovery workers away from the scene and temporarily stopped the work. they were able to shore up the building again. then they started the work again this morning. it is still unknown what caused this fire that claimed 36
lives. according to a sheriff's sergeant that i spoke with yesterday they believe most died of smoke inhalation. they believe the fire origin was in the back of the building. an air that the atf has sectioned off. they're continuing their investigation on that part of the building. they have searched 85% of the building. so far only two small areas left to go. >> there's two pockets that remain unsearched. one of them is still being looked at and processed by atf. my hope is that that will be completed today. i don't see any reason why it would not be. the remaining is that ab corner that is still unstable. >> reporter: now, one of the two areas still in that search is near the origin of the fire. we're told the other as you heard is close to that area that is unstable. now, the battalion chief says they do not expect to find any more victims in those two areas because those are not places
where you would find someone trying to run or seek shelter from a fire. they haven't searched it so they can't rule it out. the power is out here for about 12 customers, four residential, eight commercial residents near 31st and international. to shore up the building, they had to bring in a crane. i don't know if you can see it behind us, but the top is poking up here. they brought in the crane to help shore up the building. as a precaution, they had to deactivate the power lines in the area. they didn't want it coming in contact with electrical wires. it will be out as long as the crane is out here doing that work. but the four residences without power, the red cross has put some of those families up in hotels for the time being. it is chilly out here. >> allie, you and i were there together yesterday. we were told that it would take 12 hours to have the
electricity off. but it has gone on longer. >> reporter: yeah. as long as the crane is up, it has to be off for safety. the website to donate is youcaring.com. it was september by city of oakland and the red cross. you can type in oakland fire relief in the search section. it will send you to the page. now, we also have a link to the fund on ktvu.com. just look under web links. we just checked. so far people have donated $375,000. $375,000. in just the past hour, the alameda county sheriff's office has announced it has positively identified 26 of the 36 victims. three more families received news that they did not want to hear overnight. we do know about the ten people
identified yesterday and learning more about them. six of them are from city of oakland. the others are from foster city, south san francisco, berkeley and san francisco. ktvu's alex savidge there l. have more on the victims coming up in the next half hour. we are learning of the final moments of the people inside as they scrambled to contact their loved ones. >> we have had a lot of conversations with family members, very intimate conversations in the last moments they may have talked to their child or loved ones in here. kids were texting patients and saying they loved -- parents and saying they loved them and they were going to die. >> some of the victims tried to break windows and tried to escape but metal grates were blocking the exit. 2 investigates has been looking into complaints of the warehouse known as the go ship. photos were september to the city. the main building had been
remodeled for residential. that triggered an investigation into whether someone was living there. inspectors went there beginning november 14th but weren't able to verify the complaints and never scheduled a follow-up visit. ross palombo tracked down the city official in charge of the investigation to ask him what happened. >> there is a lot of interest in getting those answers as soon as possible. we want to make sure when they go out, they're accurate. >> now, ross went to several addresses looking for the warehouse owner but found few answers beyond him owning the property since 1999 and documents that listed the use as a warehouse. the east bay times talked to an electrician who did work at the go ship and occasionally stayed there. during the time i lived there, the building only had one electrical outlet and there was an electrical wire that ran from a neighboring business. he also said there was only one
exit until he cut another fire door. the paper also heard from a retired contra costa county firefighter who says that firefighters should have recognized the threat that the building was and should have shut it down immediately. the district attorney's office has two teams investigating the fire, treating it as a potential crime scene. >> the range of charges could be murder all the way to involuntary manslaughter. until we know what the evidence shows us, there may be other charges if the evidence presents that. presents that. >> the d.a. says her office has received many calls from people with information about people who spent time at the go ship warehouse. there have also been reports about the building it elf is. the d.a. is encouraging anyone else with information to contact her office as well. we're finding out more about the man who leased the warehouse and lived in there with his family. take a look at a mug shot of
derrick. he is on probation until 2019 after pleading no contest in the stolen property case. now, separately he was named by two men who wanted restraining orders against him. they claimed he and his staff attacked them when they tried to get back equipment after a new year's party two years ago. the restraining orders were denied. we also learned that alameda asked for a restraining order against a woman who he claimed was a squatter in that warehouse. as we continue to learn more about the victims of this tragic fire and the circumstances around it, we want to know what your feeling about it. anger, sadness, frustration. we want you to tweet us or post a comment on facebook with the hashtag #ktvu. security very tight in los angeles around the metro train system. coming up at 7:30, the terror threat that has authorities and riders on high alert.
>> reporter: hundreds more surveillance cameras may be installed in san jose's main jail. we will tell you about the vote happening today and what is behind the push. good morning. we see traffic that is getting busier, especially on some of the key east bay commutes like this one. it's cold out there. it will be mostly sunny today. it's starting to look all about tomorrow though with clouds and rain on the way the next couple days. we will have a look at your forecast.
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video surveillance system in the old section of the jail. it was built in the 1950s. and it doesn't have any cameras in it. supervisor cindy chavez had proposed installing the cameras in what is known as main jail south a month before a group of inmates broke out. they sawed through bars and climbed out using bed sheets as a rope. they will add whether to add 204 cameras to the south section of the jail. the jail and sheriff's office has been scrutinized over the last year. the most glaring case involves three correctional officers being tried in court for the beating death of a mentally ill inmate in 2015. more cameras were installed in the main jail following that incident. adding cameras will add
transparency and accountability. the vote takes place today at the supervisor's meeting which begins at 9:00 a.m. and we will be there to tell you what happens. back to. >> janine de la vega in san jose, thank you. the time is now 7:16. well, new this morning, the 2017 grammy nominations were just announced. bee on say leads the list of nominees. ♪[music] >> oh, yeah. beyonce. nine nominations including album, song and record of the year. she will go head to head with adele in those three categories. other nominations of album of the year include justin bieber, drake and rhianna. the grammys will be held february 12th in los angeles. we will turn our thoughts to traffic and help you get out
the door if that's where you need to go. sal castaneda doing just that. >> yeah, gasia and dave, we have a new crash in a bad spot. northbound 101 at cesar chavez blocking a number of the lanes. if you're coming up the peninsula to san francisco, it will be a tough commute from candlestick park area or the old exit there up into downtown san francisco. my immediate suggestion to you would be to consider using 280. if you're going a short distance, use that instead. northbound 101 traffic will be busy there. let's talk about getting into san francisco from the east bay. about a 20-minute delay at the toll plaza. no major problems getting on to the bridge. the silicon valley commute for the most part is typical, which means it is slow. you can see slow traffic here to be sure on northbound 280. also slow on 85 and on 101 this morning getting up to sunnyvale and cupertino. now today's weather, let's bring steve in.
>> if all the world is a stage, i want better lighting. my key just blew. >> oh, my goodness. well, they're going to fix that soon, steve. you betcha. or come out here. >> i'm looking for them. there they are. that one right up there. okay. we have some clearing that took place. also some very cold air has moved in. kevin pender, nice job, kevin. beautiful shot here. yesterday was a mostly cloudy day and cool. today will be mostly sunny, partly sunny and cold out. 20sand 30s for many especially up north. even up in parts of sonoma county. chloe loves clouds. chilly start up in clearlake. high today about 50. i would agree with that. clearlake 31. lake port at 30. kelseyville dipped to 27. so it's cold for some.
do you think we will get snow up in kelseyville? that is certainly possible tomorrow. maybe freezing rain or sleet, ice pellets on highway 29. i will deal it with tomorrow. there's a lot of cold air in place and high clouds will be moving in rapidly tomorrow. 34 hillsberg. 30 northwest napa. cold there as well. hard freeze warnings out there, winter weather advisories up north. there's a lot of moisture streaming across. thursday looks like a very rainy day. i would not be surprised one inch plus for many locations. that's the way it looks right now. first the cold air came in with the dry cold front. not much of a breeze here. but on the coast and higher elevations it has been picking up good. fairfield is in there. 37 livermore. 37 palo alto. 37 half moon bay now. the temps keep going down. there is 39 hillsborough and
also san mateo. i know daly city is 39 degrees. 18 um in truckee. 35 in reno. cold, breezy today. partly sunny, mostly sunny. then the moisture starts barreling in tomorrow. a colder tuesday. we will cloud it up on wednesday. could be rain late morning, more likely in the late afternoon and evening. it is dry today and all signs point towards continuous rain thursday and friday. maybe a break on the weekend. but the totals over the next five, ten, fifteen days looks very wet. i would get ready after today it looks pretty wet. starting tomorrow night. tomorrow afternoon maybe. 50s on the temps. upper 40s, low 50s in parts of the higher elevations and, in mendocino and lake county. we cloud it up by the evening commute. then it looks like rain thursday and friday. >> i'm just looking over your shoulder. that wind blowing. >> cold, breezy pattern there. yes, sir. >> thank you, steve. >> you're welcome.
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he will hold rallies in michigan on friday. this continues as -- this comes as he continues to put together his cabinet. >> i had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect. it was a sincere search for areas of common ground. i found it an extremely interesting conversation. and to be continued. >> gore is one of the most vocal advocates of fighting climate change. donald trump called climate change a coax. but after the election he said there may be a link between carbon dioxide and climate change. joe biden indicates he may run for president in 2020. he told reporters he wants to run. when reporters asked if he was serious, the vice president
didn't back down are, saying he is not committing not to run. and he said he learned a long time ago that fate has a strange way of intervening. the vice president turned 74 last movement he would be 78 if he ran and won in 2020. happening tonight, san francisco's d.a. will speak with the public. and the topic of use of force by police is expected to come up. members of the community that attended the vigil to mark the death of mario woods are expected to turn out for the meeting tonight. during the event, wood's mother asked the d.a. to charge the five police officers involved in the killing of her son. it is in san francisco at 6:00 tonight. the time is 6:25. more victims have been identified in the devastating warehouse fire in oakland. we will tell what you we know about them and how their loved ones are paying their respects. good morning. we can see that traffic is now a mess. getting into san francisco.
international. the large picture on the left shows the scene from high above the warehouse fire where 36 people have been confirmed dead. they have about 15% of the warehouse to comb through. again, it is pain staking, deliberate work. work that investigators and crews say they will not rush, even though there's a change in the weather coming up. rain may affect oakland. but think sea they are undaunted and they will keep their slow methodical and deliberate pace. >> indeed. it is tuesday, december 6th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. let's talk more about the weather. we mentioned possible rain coming in, steve. when might that happen. >> late wednesday more likely all day thursday. all day. >> wow. >> today is all about the cold. mostly sunny, partly sunny. temperatures will struggle to get above 54 degrees. that cold air has arrived. we're actually on the western edge of it. be thankful for that. there are cold readings to the
north. 30s and 40s around the bay. there you go. get out of the way so you can see it. just above freezing in downtown clayton. 34 at the park. i've heard of it. a sleepy town. that is cold for they can, 34. 30s for some. right at 30 for napa. kelseyville was 27. now a balmy 32. it will be a cold day today. and then increasing clouds will start to filter in tomorrow. some of this cold air will be trapped late tonight and tomorrow. tomorrow could be a day in the upper 40s for a few. santa rosa 31. 37 half moon bay. i mean, 37 palo alto. a dry front has swept away the cloud cover. highs today, mostly sunny. partly cloudy. 50s on the temperatures. sal, 7:30. what do you have on your screen, sir. >> we have the crash that we talked about last time northbound 101 cesar chavez.
they're trying to clear it. 101 is a mess. along 101, in fact, we can go back to the maps here. 101 is backing up nearly into south san francisco. that's a pretty big backup. and it's unusually slow. 280 northbound may be -- in fact, it's backing up out of the westlake area of daly city as some people have heard about the problems on 101 and they're using 280 instead. again, they're trying to clear that accident. if you can take public transit or use city streets if you know the way or give yourself extra time, that is something to do. i want to mention the east bay commute. we have a lot of slow traffic on 80 and 680 heading south into walnut creek. let's talk about the bay ridge that is backed up for with no unusual circumstances here. there is a backup there. in san jose, 280, all the ways getting into the west valley into sunnyvale, cupertino and mountain view as well are slow. 7:31. let's go back to the desk. >> sal, now more on the oakland
warehouse fire tragedy. officials are searching for more victims inside the warehouse. 36 bodies have been found. while authorities don't expect to find more victims, a search will go on. there are still two areas that have to be checked. federal agents from the department of alcohol tobacco firearms and explosives are looking into what may have caused the fire. crews stabilized a wall that was cracked to allow the recovery efforts to resume. >> we know 36 families are watching. other families are watching as well. and also to our community. we will not put an end time. we're going to continue to search. we're going to continue the investigation. we're going to continue to process. >> of the 36 bodies found already, 26 have been positively identified. their families were note divide. nine bodies are tentatively identified, meaning the coroner
has not made an official confirmation yet. and one body has not been identified. it is still classified as a john or jane doe. most of the 36 confirmed fire victims who have been recovered from the warehouse have been positively identified. >> and ktvu's alex savidge is finding out more about the people trapped inside there when the flames raced through the building. >> and the people killed were musicians, artists, dancers, writers, engineers, all just out to have a good time on friday night. one of the people killed in the fire has been positively identified as jennifer. according to her facebook page, the 31-year-old worked as a music manager at shazam. she was also a nail artist and she had reportedly gone to the warehouse on friday night to set up an underground nail bar for party goers.
♪[music] >> what you're listening to here is a song called ease my pain by a performer called charlie prowler. that was the stage name of this man, ben reynolds. one of the people killed in the fire. the 32-year-old, a native of upstate new york. he performed at local bars and dance venues around the bay area. also this morning, authorities have confirmed that 20-year-old ma kayleigh gregory was among the dead. she was a student at san francisco state university. she was studying child development. she had gone to the electronic music show on friday night with her boyfriend, alex investigate a. vega has not been heard of since the fire. there are only nine victim that's have been tentatively identified at this point. their families have not been notified. there is one victim still at this point that investigators say they are having difficulty trying to identify.
we are learning their names and learning some about the lives that they were leading. >> you mentioned, alex vega. in the hours after the fire, his mother got on his facebook and said this is alex's mom, if anyone has seen or heard -- the desperation, it was such a short message but meant so much. for them not to have any closure either way all these days out. >> you can't imagine going this long and not knowing and -- and thinking, believing if you haven't heard from them at this point, then he must have been inside that warehouse. it must be agonizing. you can only imagine. so yes, again, they were two of the missing early on, kayla gregory and her girlfriend alex vega. now confirmation that kayla has been positively as one of those killed. and alex's family waiting on the word. >> very sad. thank you for sharing their
lives. thank you, alex. a vigil was held at lake merritt to mourn the victims. the mayor was there and barbara lee. mourners held candles and glow sticks to honor the victims. during the vigil, so many people stepped up to a open microphone. some blamed the fire on the lack of affordable housing and building code violations. but many shared their memories of loved ones. >> what comes out of this is a resolve to be a stronger human being, to be safer if our endeavors. and i guess maybe to work a little closer with the city. >> it's on everyone's mind and everybody is talking about it. i like that we have this forum here to share and grief together and be together during this time. >> one of the people at last night's vigil was a musician and d.j. he created this make shift alter at the event. you see pictures of those who died in the fire along with a
soundtrack with the names of the victims. >> in castro, they remembered those who died in the fire. two dozen people carried signs that said we love oakland at harvey milk plaza. others just sat quietly at the growing memorial. many were areas of the bay area lgbt community. >> my hope is that you find light in the deep darkness. if you can't find t if you are one who holds on desperately to the desire to live each day, i employ you with those whose lives were cut short. >> organizers of the gathering wanted to create a safe space to grief and honor the victims. the cathedral opened its doors last night to let people mourn the victims of the warehouse fire. we saw many people just sitting
quietly. >> the heart ache from the fire is prompting a call to action in san jose. they don't want to wait for a tragedy before reviewing policies and procedures. the code enforcement department has 219 warehouses. city leaders must check properties with reported problems. it includes the superior court, warrants. days or weeks can pass before officials get access to a property and enforce change. >> these are not always the quickest means to get into a building. it can take us a while to get the evidence that we need to get the warrants. we have asked people who have made the complaints to do declarations of what they know is in the building. but we need probable cause to get into the building. >> city officials say the best way to prevent a tragedy from happening in san jose is for property owners to be proactive and comply with the time- consuming process early on.
the owner of an oakland restaurant has called a press conference to call attention to another warehouse space in oakland that she considers a public safety hazard. the building next to her restaurant is known as the salt lick. it is described as an arts and entertainment venue. on the weekends, there are lines around the block of people waiting to get inside building. it only has one way in or out. we will have more coverage of the deadly warehouse fire throughout the morning. if you need to leave the tv, get updates by going to ktvu.com or finding ktvu on facebook or twitter. so far no problems reported on a los angeles metro rail system this morning. ridership appears to be normal. that is despite the fbi getting a warning of a possible terror attack today that would occur at a rail station. police helicopters are flying over the rail system now.
there is more security at the university city metro station near universal studios. officials are not sure if the threat is credible. one man said he would not take any chances. >> i am not taking the melt row tomorrow. i take it every day to work. i will be taking it seriously regardless how serious they are taking it. i will not be there tomorrow. >> commuters are being told to report anything that looks suspicious. undercover operations are in place throughout the rail system. experts say driving when you're drowsy is almost as dangerous as driving when you're drunk. about a third of u.s. drivers get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep every night. and the risk of a crash for a sleep deprived driver increases steadily as sleep time decreases. traffic safety experts found that drivers were 1.3 times more likely to be involved in accidents if they missed just
an hour of sleep. and two times more likely if they missed two hours of the recommended sleep a night. >> we can identify. >> i know. >> the time is 7:41. possible murder charges in the deadly oakland warehouse fire. coming up, the investigation underway by the alameda county district attorney's office. clay thompson makes history. a lot of slow traffic, especially on the peninsula this morning. also in the east bay as you drive toward oakland.
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debate a proposal to protect undocumented i am grants. the county would help pay for immigration lawyers for those facing deportation. president-elect donald trump has promised to crack down on illegal immigration and eliminate funding for sanctuary cities. the time is 7:44. the ladder of the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota is telling pipeline protesters to go home after the army corps of engineers rejected a permit for the project. the coalition of american native groups have been protests for months. they said it would damage sacred indian land and could pollute the drinking water for the tribe. they asked anyone who is not of the sioux tribe to leave the area. many are refusing to leave. >> no. it's far from over. if it was -- if it was over, all our headsmen would say
something to me. it's time to go home. your business is complete here. i'm not going to leave until everybody is ready to go. >> in the meantime there, are concerns that president-elect donald trump will overturn the court decision once he takes office. in the past, trump has supported that pipeline. hundreds of bay area families attended a special event at levi's stadium in santa clara where they received a holiday meal and even haircuts. there were 1200 people there. some of the children went on the field and ran drills. it was hosted for the first time by the 49ers and the faith based organization convoy of hope. it hits close to home for tori smith. he relied on events like this growing up with a single mother. >> coming here and seeing the smiles, it brings you back down to reality and let's you know what is really important. it motivates you to overcome
the odds. >> really awesome to see them laughing or taking a picture with santa or just getting a high five. it is the first time that they are doing that. >> convoy of hope plans to do the event next year. they want to spread the joy with other nfl teams. klay thompson made history last night nor the warriors. 60 points in 29 minutes. they blew out the indiana pacers. he is the first to score 60 points in a game playing less than 30 minutes. 40 points in just the first half. look at this pass from green to steph curry. he tosses it behind him to kevin durant and he slams it home. look at it again. you take it steph and give it to kevin and clam it. klay thompson said it is something that he will remember forever. the ware o'ers owner presented
him with a little gift. >> klay, i have one question. >> yes. >> will you accept this rose? >> i appreciate that. he is the 37-point forward. i hope this makes it up for. >> steph curry tried to cool him down with ice. did that cool you off? no. i'm still hot. >> very good. the time is 7:47. sal is watching our commute. sal, you've been busy all morning. >> i have been busy. >> yeah. >> you know, it has been slow. and we're looking at highway 4, dave and gasia, because highway 4 had an earlier crash that is gone. but the slow traffic remains. it has been confined to pittsburgh and bay point. there is slow traffic coming over to concord. on 680 you will see it from 242 down into danville. it stays that slow that long. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. and you can see the traffic will be busy getting into san francisco. now look at san francisco
commute. northbound 101 is backed up from 380 san bruno all the way up into the city because of an earlier accident. northbound 101 at cesar chavez. that's what it will do. if you're trying to get into san francisco from the peninsula, know that today will not be an ordinary day. you will need extra time. now it is 7:48. let's bring steve in. >> that's a big backup there. >> big backup. >> yes. thank you. let's get to it here. cold out. some cold air is already in place as it continues to filter in. mostly sunny. maybe some partly cloudies. but we're waiting on the cloud cover. it is on its way for tomorrow. it may stick around for a while. thursday, if you want to plan ahead looks like a rainy, rainy day. some of the colder temps are up north. mendocino and lake county. 20s around western sonoma county as well. 30s and 40s around the bay. this is the second report that i've had light dusting of snow in covolo. i've had two reports now.
it's in the mix. i'll show you in a second. 30s for many here now. northwest nap a31. kelseyville was 27. now 31. petaluma is 31. there is moisture coming down on the northwest part. you can see some of that filtering in from the north and high clouds are inching in. i thought i would show you the water temps as well. 52 now in bodega bay. it will probably get colder before they warm up a little bit. i would not be surprised if they got to 50 in the next 24 hours. extremely cold air going over the relatively warmer ocean water. half moon bay 39. a lot of low 30s and mid-30s. it is colder as you get closer to concord pavilion.
36 boulder creek. santa clara, campbell, saratoga, also some 30s. i mean, it's a cold one all the way even for the coastal areas. 18 up in truckee. here is the dry system for us. a little more moisture the farther north you go. this is starting tomorrow. this is available moisture. and that is -- that is a ton coming up from hawaiian islands. rain by thursday. that could be a steady one. one inch projected for sfo. colder today but partly sunny. it is dry. but the cold air has arrived. breezy at times on the coast and also the higher elevations. we cloud it up tomorrow. the timing on the rain could start early for some. more likely late wednesday. thursday, friday. and then possibility off and on into the weekend. next five days looks good for everybody down to the monterey peninsula. the 10 to 15-day outlook is very well. we will see if that holds or if there's a hiccup in the models.
it is cold. wet pattern. 50s on the temperatures. upper 40s to 50s for some. then the clouds roll in. thursday and friday, plan on rain. i wouldn't cancel plans yet for the weekend but keep an eye on the sky as we say. >> wow. thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. 7:51. president obama will deliver his last major national security speech today. in 20 minutes, how you will use that speech to highlight gains that the u.s. has made against isis. grocery stores with no check-outlines? it is a new experiment by amazon.com. ♪ ♪
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apple patents can only involve eye component, not the whole phone. this may mean that they may not have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties. samsung stock actually doing pretty well on this news. up more than 2%. apple stock also up this morning. so we will see if that's the big news out of the supreme court this morning involving the patent dispute. checking in on the market as a whole, pretty quiet. the dow jones down a little bit. down .05%. the nasdaq and s&p 500 reporting slight gains this morning. ikea has announced it will offer 12,000 salaried and hourly employees up to four months of paid parental leave starting in january. the policy will apply to mothers and father who's are birth parents, adoptive or moss
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country. the company wants to provide its customers with a state of the art bookstore with a comfortable, pleasing environment. so far they're only open in new york, minnesota and folsom which is up by sacramento. the idea barnes and noble competing with the online stores like amazon wanting you to come in and stay a while. so they're trying it out. >> all right. thanks, pam. 7:57. time now to check in with frank and gasia. >> okay, dave. thank you for that. we continue to follow the devastating warehouse fire in oakland this morning. the work still ahead as firefighters begin to search the rest of that building. also, there has been huge support from the community. what firefighters say you can do to help victims and their families.
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the oakland fire are not going to speed up their work in any way. the rest of us will have to make adjustments likely. >> yes. hi, frank, by the way. welcome. i have partly, mostly sunny skies. it's all about the cold air. really cold air has made it up to the north. around the bay, 20s and 30s to 30s and 40s. some of the coldest weather we have seen here. some temperatures have come up a little bit. others holding steady. napa at 39 degrees. lots of 30s in the mix. but we did get a lot of that cloud cover from yesterday get pushed off to the south. dry cold front came through. dry for us. moisture up to the north. we're beginning to bounce off those morning lows ever so slowly. 35 by the concord pa vivian. 31 in san ramon. take your pick. but tomorrow it will all be about clouds to the west. this looks like a wet pattern.
certainly on thursday and friday. upper 40s and low 50s in the higher elevations. we had one issue. has it been cleared. >> it has been cleared. >> great. >> we're starting on the east shore freeway because we have slow traffic there. pardon me. this morning. westbound 80 you can see traffic is busy as you head out to the macarthur maze. 47 minutes though. that's not a bad time. as a matter of fact, 47 minutes is just a routine time. and we have seen it as high as 80 minutes in the past. 90 when it rains. i'm afraid we will get that. look at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic will be busy getting into san francisco. traffic is going to be busy on northbound 101. if we can put the map up here. northbound 101 is the -- are you kidding me with this? it's backed up from 380. and the road sensors are slowing traffic all the way into the city. if you're trying to get into san francisco, you may consider
using 280. that is backed up out of daly city as well. if you bring your patience, i think you could use that getting into the city. i'm sorry to tell you that news. at 8:03, let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. we will move to our continuing coverage of the oakland fire tragedy. earlier this morning, officials held a news conference updating the public on recovery efforts. we brought that you to at the top of the 6:00 hour. of the 36 bodies found, 26 have been positively identified and the families have been notified. 10 have been tentatively identified. coroner's office has not made official confirmation yet. one body has not been identified. only classified as a john or jane doe. allie rasmus is at the command center. do authorities expect to find more victims today. >> reporter: we are told that they do not. but they will not know until
they search through the entire building. they have gone through 85% of the warehouse. the work continues right now as we speak for recovery workers going through the debris. bucket by bucket, shovel by shovel we're told looking for any possible remains of any victims. they don't expect to find any more and any evidence about what caused this fire. that work had to come to a temporary halt around 10:00 last night because of some concerns about structural stability of the building. there was a wall that looked like it was unstable and could have possibly collapsed on the recovery workers. they brought in equipment and shored up the building. at 2:20, this morning, they resumed 9 -- resumed the work. they believe the fire's origin was in the back of the building. they have searched 85% of the building with only two small areas. one is near the origin of the fire. another one is near the wall
that was unstable. yesterday the sheriff told us that many of the victims appear to have died of smoke inhalation and he shared emotional moments that he gleaned from speaking to some of the victims' families. >> we have had a lot of conversations with family members, very intimate conversations about the last moments they may have talked to their child or their loved one in here. kids were texting their parents and telling them that they loved them and that they were -- they were going to die. >> reporter: now, while the recovery work continues here near 31st and international, the power is out indefinitely for the time being for about 12 pg&e customers. they are using a crane to shore up the building. they had to deactivate some of the power lines in the area as a safety precaution. we're told that there are four residential customers and eight commercial customers still without power and have been since yesterday afternoon. they will continue to be without power as long as the
crane remains out here. it has been a chilly night. so pg&e has worked with the red cross to find a place for the four families who don't have power to stay. back to you guys. >> allie, thank you. this morning, the alameda county sheriff's office announced it has positively identified 26 of the 36 fire victims. overnight three more families received the unwelcome news about their loved one. the families are being allowed time to notify others before the public is given the names. we know more about the ten people identified just yesterday. they're from the peninsula, san francisco, and east bay. they range in age from just 20 years old to just 35. ktvu's alex savidge will have more on the victims coming up in the next half hour. an emotional vigil held to mourn the victims. hundreds of people were there, including mayor shaft. many holding candles and glow sticks to honor the victims of the fire.
people stepped up to the open microphone. some blaming the fire on the lack of affordability housing in the bay area and code violations. >> what comes out of this is to be a stronger human being and watch out for others in our endeavors and work closer with the city. >> it is on everyone's mind. everybody is talking about it. i like that we have this forum here to share in that and grief together and to be together during this time. >> one of the people at last night's vigil was a musician and d.j. he created a make shift alter at the event. there were mow toes of his friends who died in the fire along with a soundtrack reciting the names of the victims. people can donate to help the victims of the warehouse fire. it is called youcaring.com. the crowd funding page for the ghost ship fire set up by the
city of oakland and the red cross together. type in oakland fire relief in the search section and it will send to you that page. we have a link to the fund on ktvu.com under web links. we just checked and so far people have contributed $380,000. we're also finding out hoar about the man who leased that warehouse and lived with his family inside. we will show you a mug shot of derrick alameda. he is on probation until 2019 after pleading no contest in a stolen property case. no separately he was named by two men who wanted restraining orders against him. they claimed he and his staff attacked them when they tried to get back equipment after a new year's party two years ago. the restraining orders were denied. we have also learned that he requested a restraining order against a woman who he claimed was a squatter at that warehouse. 2 investigates has been looking into official complaints about the warehouse known as the ghost ship artist collective. almost three weeks before the fire, photos were sent to the city with a complaint that the
main building had been remodeled for residential use. that triggered an investigation into whether or not someone was living there. inspectors went there beginning november 14th but they were unable to verify the complaint and they never scheduled a follow-up visit. ktvu's ross palombo tracked down the city official in charge of the investigation and asked him what happened. >> there is a lot of interest in getting the answers as soon as possible. we just want to make sure when they go out, they're accurate. >> ross went to several addresses looking for the warehouse owner but found few answers beyond him owning the property since 1999 and documents listing its use solely as warehouse. now, the east bay times talked with an electrician that did work at the ghost ship and occasionally stayed there. he told the paper during the time that he lived there, the building had only one electrical outlet and that there was an electrical wire that ran from a neighboring business. he also said that there was
only one exit until he cut another fire door. the paper heard from a retired firefighter who said the firefighters should have recognized the threat that the building represented and should have worked to shut it down immediately. meanwhile the alameda county district attorney's office has two teams investigating the fire, treating that fire as a potential crime scene. >> the range of charges could be murder, all the way to involuntary manslaughter. until we know what the evidence shows us, there may be other charges if the evidence presents that. presents that. >> the d.a. says her office has received numerous calls from people with information about people who spent some time at the ghost ship warehouse. there have also been reports about the building itself. the d.a. is encouraging anyone else that might have any information to help to contact her office as well. of course we will have much more on the coverage of the deadly warehouse fire throughout the morning. you can also get the latest updates at ktvu.com or check
out our facebook and twitter pages. this morning, there is increased security in los angeles. at 8:30, a live report on the threat to the transit system. a threat that has the fbi on high alert. plus -- >> reporter: san jose's main jail where a group of inmates recently escaped from may be getting a security upgrade. we will tell you about the vote that is happening this morning. and still a bunch of slow traffic out there. as a matter of fact, we have traffic on the san mateo bridge that looks good. you're heading northbound 101, you should know it is very busy trying to get into san francisco. well, good news is mostly sunny. maybe a few partly cloudies later. cold as well. temperatures starting off in the 20, 30s and 40s. we will see what is in store for tomorrow.
the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. >> ktvu's janine de la vega joining us live in san jose with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: >> good morning. the county is proposing to install hundreds of cameras in the old section of the jail. originally county leaders didn't want to invest and put
money into that section of the jail with cameras. and that's because that section of the jail is supposed to be demolished. but that way of thinking has completely changed now. and county leaders will decide whether to approve adding 224 video surveillance cameras there. right now, that older section of the jail doesn't have a system of cameras like the main jail tower. last month four inmates were able to break out of the south jail by cutting through steel bars and use bed sheets to climb down. it is very much on the minds of county leaders now. it exposed the vulnerabilities of the jail and building a new jail will take more than three years. subpoena some supervisors feel the security issue should not be put on the back burner. the meeting to discuss this starts at 9:00 a.m. at the board of supervisors. i spoke to a supervisor on the phone and she believes that this will most likely pass. back to. >> thank you, janine de la
vega. live in the south bay. 8:16. in new this morning, president obama is traveling to tampa, florida to give the last security speech as commander in chief. he is going to mcdill air force base to thank operation forces. he will highlight the gain that the u.s. has made against extremist organizations such as isis. the president will also encourage president-elect donald trump to continue participation in the coalition the u.s. is currently involved in to fight terrorism in the middle east. u.s. defense secretary ash carter says the u.s. will give back to the japanese government nearly 10,000 acres of land that u.s. marines used for jungle warfare training. the give-back has been in the works for 20 years now. it is the largest by u.s. forces in japan since 1972. it will take place by the end of the month. it is 8:16. it is a cold morning. and it is a busy morning out on the roadway. let's check in with sal and see how the commute is going. sal.
>> well, frank and gasia, it is okay. i would give it maybe a c plus out there. not too bad. it's not raining. i think when it rains, if it rains later this week, we will have a really slow commute. at the bay bridge toll plaza, not a bad drive. the accident along 101 has cleared up. we're also looking at a couple of other things. look at the south bay. a lot of minor fender benders. the one causing the most backup is near camden. we have had a few on 101. in general this has been a tough commute. i want to mention 680 southbound a new crash reported. right at the 24 interchange. this area was already slow anyway. it is backed up from 242 down to danville. 24 is moderate into oakland. and if you're driving in oakland, speaking of which, northbound interstate 880 slowing down out of the san leandro, right at the san
leandro and oakland border. staying with you all the way to downtown. now let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome. >> we do have mostly sunny conditions. but it is darn cold as we say out there. some upper 20s for a few. especially up in mendocino county, lake county. woodside checked in at 30 this morning. there's a lot of low 30s. even upper 30s around the bay. and the temperature in the south bay has been going down, down. down. john says at 5:00 a.m. it was 45. now at 8:10, 39 degrees. the cold air continues to work its way from north to south. definitely bouncing off some of the really, really cold readings. 40s starting to show up instead of the 40s. still plenty in the mix. kelseyville made it to 27. i know there were many areas in mendocino county in the 20s. hard freeze warning for some. frost advisories for others. winter weather advisory for some. tomorrow it's all going to be this cloud cover coming in.
today our focus and attention is to the north. a little bit of shower activity and a light dusting of snow. a couple reports near covolo it will stay up to the north. the cold air will seep in today. 30s on the temps. half moon bay has gone from 39 to 50. the breeze probably picked up a little bit there. woodside at 30 degrees. one at 35. 37, 36, i believe all those. menlo park, even san mateo made it to 39. daly city made it to 39. sacramento at 36. dry for us. cold front. but an emphasis on the cold. then tomorrow we start to increase the clouds. it looks like a rainy wednesday night into thursday and friday. a lot of moisture streaming up from the hawaiian islands. that will override this very cold air. rain in place by it looks like late wednesday and thursday. today, mostly sunny, partly sunny. colder but dry. breezy at times. coast and higher elevations. i would get ready for rain.
wednesday night looks to be the probability for sure, thursday and into friday. 50s on the temperatures. upper 40s to low 50s mendocino county and lake county and the higher elevations. thursday and friday will be rain days. right now the weekend looks like a break. next week showing more signs of rain. frank and gasia. >> thank you, receive. >> you're welcome. helping astronauts spend more time on the red planet. the space suit being designed by college students that will be tested out sometimes next year.
>> three, two, one. >> let there be lights. there we go. the capitol christmas tree in sacramento. jerry brown was there for the lighting ceremony. oakland school for the arts students were among those who performed. the white fir out of shasta county decorated with 900 hand crafted ornaments made by children and adults with developmental disabilities. it is beautiful. a house decked out in christmas lights is honoring prince. take a look. tens of thousands of lights have been install today sync up with his music. not only does it honor the late musician but people can help out the troops over the holiday season. last year they raised $25,000
for the wounded warrior project. san francisco based twitter has released its top global trends for 2016. real 2016 was the most tweeted about topic around the world. rio was the first souths american sit tee host the summer olympics. election 2016. followed by the popular phone app pokemon go. black lives matter was also in the top ten. grammy nominations were just announced. beyonce leads the list of nominees. ♪[music] >> lemonade. beyonce received nine nominations. beyonce going head to head with adele in the three categories. other nominations for album include justin bieber, drake, and simpson.
drake, rhianna and kanye west scored nine nominations. >> i may need to upgrade my ipod. students are helping scientists figure out what it takes to get astronauts to mars safely. they have come up with a simulated space suit. real space suits are designed to work in zero gravity. they are too heavy and way too expensive to use at the simulation mission in hawaii. they are working to solve the problems that astronauts will face including small spaces isolation and restricted movements. movements. >> whenever we're testing technologies outside of the habitat, they have to be able to work in such a way that an astronaut wearing a suit can use it. so larger switches so they can use the controls on the equipment using gloves. things that are large enough for the astronauts to manipulate and move around the equipment. >> there have been people
inside nasa who have a hard time getting their hands on a real space suit. the simulated suits cost $10,000 each, not including labor costs. transit riders on high alert. we will take you to los angeles with more on a possible terror threat there. more victims identified in the devastating warehouse fire in oakland. who they were and how they're being remembered nationwide. and we're beginning to see some improvement as we take a live look at interstate 280. you can see that some of this traffic looks a lot better than it did getting up to the west valley. well, looking out the window, it looks like a nice day. you step outside and say baby, a chill out there. it will be okay today. cold but lots of activity going forward on wednesday and thursday. more on that coming up. after all ♪
>> i'm only 15 and i don't know what they're going through but i can feel for them and i want to let them know that i care. >> sore owe and disbelief as the members of the oakland community gather for a vigil to honor and remember the victims of the warehouse tragedy. we will have the latest in the ongoing investigation coming up. welcome back to mornings on 2. this tuesday morning, december 6th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm frank mallicoat. mike mibach has the day off. let's get you out the door. a little traffic and weather. steve, it was cold. >> it is indeed. >> one word. chilly. >> very cold. no doubt about it. thank you, frank and gasia. mostly sunny. that is the good news. emphasis on cold front. not dry up north. there's a little bit of precipitation up to the north.
20s, 30s and 40s. move locations running warmer than they were last hour. that makes sense. coldest temperatures are at sunrise. we have a lot of cloud cover not far away. that will work its way in tomorrow. the coldest air is up north. light dusting of snow for some on the northwest coast and into northern mendocino county. 30s, 40s to 50 if you get a breeze that brings the temperature up quick. it looks like some areas are beginning to slowly warm up. mostly sunny but increasing clouds on the way. that will lead to a cloudy cold day tomorrow with rain on thursday. 50s on your temperatures. sal, 8:30. you've had a couple of issues. now getting to the latter stages of the commute, what do you see. >> some things are still slow. in general we have a moderate commute. the south bay has been peppered with small crashes.
we're looking at the bay bridge toll plaza. that is improving a little bit getting into san francisco. it is not great but we see some improvement. i also want to mention that the san mateo bridge in case you're trying to use that will be busy getting accost. as a matter of fact as we look at some of the other bridges around the bay, if we can look at the maps and show you the dumbarton bridge, that is a little better than the san mateo bridge. you will see slow traffic over on highway 101. we had a lot of fender benders in the south bay as i mentioned. but your normal slow commute in the valley is still there. most of these crashes have been out of the lanes. traffic will be slow. give yourself extra time in the south bay or consider using public transportation. the latest traffic hazard we have is eastbound 237 on the first off-ramp. at 8:31, here is a look at highway 24. you can see this traffic is getting better. 680 is slow heading out towards
the walnut creek interchange. now let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. officials are close to searching for victims inside the ghost ship warehouse. 85% of the building has been checked. 36 bodies have been found. they do not expect to find other victims but the search continues. two areas still need to be checked. agents from the atf are now looking into what may have caused the fire. crews overnight stabilized a cracked wall that allowed recovery efforts to resume as of 2:20 this morning. >> we were forced to suspend recovery operations intero'er due to the instability of the structure. working throughout the day yesterday and last night, we were able to remove the wall that was presenting the greatest danger. >> of the 36 bodies found, 26 have been positively identified. their families were notified. nine bodies are tentatively identified, meaning the coroner's bureau has not yet
made official confirmation yet. there is one body that has not been identified. only classified as a john or jane doe. the number of people who died in the fire remains at 36. the coroner's office is working around the clock to notify families as quickly as possible. >> alex savidge has been finding out more about the victims. he joins us now with what he found. >> what a diverse group around the bay area. they are artists, musicians, writers. many working professionals. others were students. they lived and played here in the bay area where they could freely express their personalities and creativity. among the dead, 33-year-old emma worked as a barista at high wire coffee. she was a member of the transgender community. another one of the victims went
by the stage name charooshi known as a producer and d.j. authorities have confirmed that 33-year-old chelsea dolan from san francisco was among the dead. one of the latest victims to be positively identified is alex gasan. the 35-year-old film maker lived in oakland but originally from new jersey. just an hour before that deadly fire broke out, he posted this video on instagram. it appears to be inside the warehouse where the music concert was going on. oakland reminds me of jersey city so much at times. also lost in the fire, 29-year- old farrell pines. according to reports, pines was a transgender woman who recently moved to the bay area from indiana. relatives say her passion was music. >> so you can see the victims of the fire were from across
the bay area, across the country, and around the world in fact. the coroner's office say three of the people who died in the fire were from finland, south korea and guatemala. families around the world feeling that pain. >> they also have that thread, artistic thread. >> that was their passion for many of them. their passion was music. that's why they gathered there friday night, to hear music and have fun. we saw video of the scene inside. it was a festive and fun scene. people enjoying themselves at this gathering. and you know, it was not long after that that this fire broke out. >> eerie to see that footage to know what transpired less than an hour later. >> it gave me chill when i saw it. no doubt about it. people gathered in the castro neighborhood to remember those lost in the warehouse fire. two dozen people brought soppings saying we love oakland. others lighting candles or just
sitting quietly. some of the victims of the fire were members of the bay area's lgbt community. organizers wanted to create a safe space for transgender people and others to grief and honor those who passed. the cathedral opened to allow people to mourn the victims. many people were sitting quietly and praying. as we continue to learn more information about the victims of the tragic fire and the circumstances surrounding it, we want to know how you are feeling about it today. are you angry, sad, frustrated? please share your thoughts with us by posting them on our facebook or tweet us with the hashtag #ktvu. in the south bay, san jose city leaders are reviewing their city's policies and procedures for warehouses. san jose's code department has 219 warehouses. they must take steps to check
properties with reported problems. it involves the superior court, warrants, et cetera. it can takes weeks to cite the own and enforce change. the west way to prevent a tragedy from happening in san jose is for property owners to be proactive and comply with the inspection process early on. back in oakland, the owner of an oakland restaurant is calling attention to another warehouse space that she says is a public safety hazard. it is on broadway and 2nd street. the building next to her restaurant is known as the salt lick. it is described as an arts and entertainment venue. king says on the weekend, there are lines around the block of people waiting to get inside. it only has one way in or out of the building. later this morning, oakland mayor will announce an investment that was already in the works before friday night.
>> the issue of creating safe, vibrant spaces for oakland's artist community is a priority not just for me as mayor but of this community. >> artists say the ghost ship was a place that some could work and live, work together. although the city investigated the building a number of times for building code violations, artists say they need places like the ghost ship, otherwise they can't afford to live in the area. they says rising rents and a lack of long-term leases are jeopardizing the viability of art and culture in oakland. we have much more coverage for you of the terrible warehouse fire on mornings on 2. you can get updates on ktvu.com as well as facebook and twitter. security has been tightened for transit riders in the los angeles area this morning. >> gigi is live with more on the threat and joins us with more. gigi. >> reporter: good morning, frank and gasia. good morning, everyone. this is the metro red line
station. to give you an idea if you're familiar with los angeles, this is directly across the street from universal studios. a very busy transportation hub. and you can see just a part of the increased security presence. this is the l.a. county sheriff's department, the transit bureau patrolling the area. over there, you have an explosive detection dog. now, what we know about the threat and new information that we learned this morning from the mayor of los angeles is that the threat tip came in from a man in another country, claiming he was not a terrorist but that he neuterrorrists who were planning an a-- knew terrorists who were planning an attack on the transit system. they're not saying which country the call came from. but law enforcement officials in the country are now searching for the man who made the call and for the people who he signaled as possible terrorists.
the threat we're told was extremely specific. and imminent according to l.a. officials and the fbi. imminent as in today and the threat supposedly involved some kinds of explosives. that's why you have the explosive detection dogs. i can tell you that the increased security presence is not only here at the red line even though this is where the threat was made or directed towards but actually throughout the metro transportation hubs in our county, in los angeles. again, it's still not confirmed if the threat is credible but apparent three was specific enough for them to take it extremely serious. we are seeing a lot of police presence here. it has been here since about 3:00 this morning. that's the latest. we're live in universal city. >> gigi, a quick question. how long do they think they will continue this vigilance? throughout the week? today? do they have any idea? >> reporter: they don't. they told us this morning that they will continue the heightened state of alert until they can determine if the
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>> time 8:44. donald trump continues his thank you tour today. he will hold valleys in north carolina and michigan. this comes as he continues to put together his new administration. yesterday former vice president al gore talked with trump after a previously scheduled meeting with ivanka, trump's daughter. >> i had a lengthy and productive session with the president-elect. it was a sincere search for areas of common ground. i found it an extremely interesting conversation. and to be continued. >> al gore is one of the most vocal advocates of fighting climate change. trump has previously called it a hoax. after the election he told the new york times he think there's is connectivity in the role that human produced carbon
dioxide plays in the climate. officials estimate it will reach $35 million by the inauguration day. bill de blasio wrote a letter to congress saying it is costing per day to surround trump tower. there is an online game called trump versus science. in the game users can throw false symbols at the tweets. some people find it funny. some think there is a political aspect to it and don't like it. it is offered online for free. vice president joe biden is indicating he may run for president in the year 2020. yesterday the vice president told reporters that he wants to run. when reporters asked him if he was really serious, vice president did not back down, saying he is not committing not to run.
and he said he learned a lot a long time ago that fate has a strange way of intervening. he turned 74 last month. he would be 78 if he ran and won in 2020. by the way, the oldest president inaugurated was ronald reagan at 69. that will be donald trump. he will be pushing 80 at the time. i think he wanted to run this year but didn't. >> we will see what happens. there's a lot to talk about between now and 2020. we need to get you out the door. sal castaneda is here to do just that. >> 68 is the new 78. i said that wrong. 78 is the new 68. >> i hope he has a lot of energy. wow. >> yes. trying to get out the door. if you're looking at the bay bridge, let's take a look at it together. there's a little improvement here. it's still backed up. but it is not as bad as it was an hour ago. if you've been waiting around, maybe you can wait and watch the 9. just saying. just a self-serving comment there. traffic is getting better by
the moment. let's take a look at 101 san francisco. it had been blocked by a crash. now everyone is getting through. it is heavy and slow from near 280 up to 101. it is improving a little bit on the peninsula in south city and all of that. we're looking at the south bay where all of the slow traffic is there, especially on 280 and also 85 and 101. at 8:47, let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. mostly sunny out there. a lot of cloud cover yesterday. temperatures in the upper 50s. today it will be mostly sunny but cooler. cool air has settled in. william diaz says it is freezing in my house. turn on the heater. that's what it's for. i did see 30s in parts of san francisco. yes, it is even cold on the coast. kelseyville made it to 27. now 33. i think grayton stuck at 29. napa was at 30 degrees. there were many 30s and a couple temperatures object the
peninsula, south bay -- on the peninsula, south bay around 31, 32 degrees. the cold air and a few isolated snow showers up north, there's not a lot of moisture to work with but a lot of cold air. that continues to work its way in. a mix of sunny to partly cloudy skies today. 30s to 40s giving way to temperatures that will be quite cool. the difference in temperatures from 24 hours ago, napa airport is 11 degrees. concord down 9. hayward, 12 degrees colder than yesterday at this time. if it feels colder, it is by double digits for some. and then this system starts to send in a lot of cloud cover and rain. there's a tremendous amount of moisture coming up from the hawaiian islands. rain by thursday. maybe even late wednesday for some. colder today. but dry. and then we will see increasing clouds. a little breezy at times. coast and higher elevations. temperatures will struggle to warm up.
rain looks like steady and maybe moderate from thursday into friday as well. 50s on your temps. low to mid. upper 40s, low 50s for the higher elevations. cold tonight. upper 40s to low 50s for highs tomorrow. get rainy thursday and friday. at this time the weekend looks okay. >> okay is okay. >> okay is okay. >> it won't be as bad as thursday and friday. >> a little bit of rain. then we can enjoy a couple days of fun. >> there you go. >> thanks, steve. coming up, giving parents more time to bond with their kids. up next, the company that is changing its policy when it comes to family leave.
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multi-million-dollar patent dispute. checking in on the opening bell, both stocks headed higher at the opening bell, particularly samsung. it has been up about 2% most of the morning. checking in on the broader markets before we get to the details of that story, just want to share with you the dow jones no big moves. it has been quiet right now. we are waiting for the federal reserve. the next meeting there, the ecu meeting as well as the european union. but this morning right there, the dow jones down about 14 points. .07%. the nasdaq now down a little bit. the s&p 500 up a little bit. no big moves. this morning, the supreme court throughout the $399 million judgment against samsung in its dispute with apple. the supreme court ruled that samsung's violation of the smart phone design patents only involves a component, not the whole phone. that means that samsung may not have to pay the hundreds of
millions in penalties. it comes at a good time. we have talked about samsung and the galaxy note 7. the problem with the washing machines. it returns to a lower court for further proceedings in the case. ikea is following companies like netflix and microsoft when it comes to giving parents more time to bond with their new babies. it will offer about 12,000 salaried and hourly employees up to four months of paid parental leave starting in january. that policy will apply to mothers and fathers who are birth, adoptive, or foster parents. ikea had previously given women five days of paid leave in addition to the six to eight weeks of paid disability leave which is not full pay. google has created an app that alerts your family and friends of your location if you are in trouble. the personal safety app is called personal contacts. it allows you to share your information with a single touch. it even works if you are off line, if your phone battery
dies or if you can't actually get to your phone. if it's a real emergency, google says your location will automatically be shared. and the days of only red and white peppermint or sweet candy canes are over. one candy shop in manhattan now sell bacon-flavored candy canes. it might not sound good to you but the store owner sold out last year. he has ordered more for this year. some candy shops are offering pickles, wasabi. and gravy. coffee. gravy candy cane. jelly belly and sweet tarts are out there already. >> wow. >> guess what, they -- i looked it up because i was curious. they sell almost 2 billion -- they make almost 2 billion candy canes a year. >> how many times do you get a candy cane and it just sits. >> right. >> it just sits.
>> if i'm desperate after drinking coffee and i want mint or something. >> if it was bake en, i would probably go for it. >> i'll take the real thing. >> i think the coffee candy cane, i might give that a try. especially if it has caffeine. one of the most popular musicals is headed to the bay area. the reason that so many people could not get their hands on tickets.
>> happening tonight, san francisco district attorney will speak with the public and the topic of use of force by police is expected to come up. members of the community who attended last week's vigil marking the death of mario woods are expected to turn out in force for tonight's meeting. during that event, woods' mother called on the d.a. to charge the five san francisco police officers involved in the killing of her son. tonight's meeting will be held
on rhode island street in san francisco at 6:00. a 13-year-old girl in pittsburgh was killed after being hit by a car while crossing the street. according to the east bay times, she was hit near harbor and school streets. police say the driver had the green light. the leader of the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota is telling pipeline protesters to go home after the army core of engineers rejected a permit for the project. the coalition of native- americans groups and environmentists have been protesting for months now. they said it would damage sacred land and any leaks could pollute the water supply. the chairman of the tribe yesterday asked anyone who isn't sioux to leave the area. many are refusing saying they do not believe the fight is over. klay thompson scored a career high 60 points last night. played just 29 minutes. that's all he needed to become
the first nba player to score 60 points in a game playing less than 30 minutes. check out this long pass from green to steph curry. then he tosses it behind him to durant who slam it's down. klay thompson becomes the fourth warrior to score 60. >> i think the team is starting to gel together. >> yeah. >> hamilton is sold out already. presale for american express card holders started at 10:00 in the morning. by 2:30, we were gone. when people tried to buy tickets on the website, they were informed that 50,000 people were ahead of them. hamilton will be in the area in march. tickets for the general public go on sale monday december the 12th. sfo is known to the first
known airport therapy pig. they are encouraging people to say hi and pet her before they take off. >> updated information from the oakland warehouse fire. >> we have nine tentative ids and we still have one doe remaining. and the community comes together to say good-bye to those lives lost and celebrate life. >> we're still here and go oakland and we're going to make it. >> mornings on 2 the 9 starts now. as we continue to cover that devastating story that is happening right now in oakland. it started on friday night. that terrible warehouse fire. frank, and you claudine were on it throughout the day on saturday. i was covering it on saturday as well. yesterday i had a chance to go and report from the scene during mornings on 2 and the noon