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session of congress. the breakdown in goals that he laid out for the next four years of presidency. this ahead and more on mornings on 2. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> another cold start to your day this wednesday, march 1st. brand-new month. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. let's talk about your weather. it is chilly. steve is over here with the forecast. >> but it will end up being nice. cold for some. 30s but already sunrise here and a looking good here. temperatures rebounding maybe a little patch or two of some fog. overall pretty clear out there. it won't take long to warm up. now that we're into march 1st. march 1st. chad says frost covering balboa park in san francisco. cool but clear. happy wednesday. chad, happy wednesday to you. and march 1st. freezing cold in kelseyville. k-ville. is 29 matching up with you today? let's take a look.
28. sorry. you're wrong again, chris. no. you're right there. that's just my observation. you might be 29. somebody will say i'm 27. 39 that vat owe. 32 napa. 36 mill valley. cold for some. down out of the north, the upper airflow. on the surface a component of a northeasterly breeze. fairfield 33. livermore 34. palo alto at 36. half moon bay, there it is, not much but it's there. there it is, dave. we've got that 1 up in truckee. the loneliest number up in truckee. ukiah at 32. everything looks good from crescent city to san diego and even arizona at this time with temperatures in the 60s. more 60s than 50s for us. it's been a long time, sal. all right. >> steve. >> yeah. >> you and i are both warriors fans. the warriors released that kevin durant's injury is mcl. following the mri by the
medical staff, it has been determined that he suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain and bruise. he will be out of action indefinitely and will be re- evaluated in four weeks. that just crossed. so it says that he could possibly play before the end of the regular season. >> we have, what, 22 games or something like that. >> yeah. well, 60 -- 50 and 10. so 22 games. yes. we're going to get more on that. alex is covering the story. he has reaction. he is the at warriors station. we will hear from him in a little bit. let's look at the commutes. we're going to do the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic will be slow as it normally is. getting into san francisco. it's not unusual. now, the traffic is going to be okay if you're driving on the westbound bridge itself, getting into the city. you can see traffic is looking good. now, if you are driving out to 880 northbound, we have a
problem here. pardon me for me -- there you go. 880 northbound. we had a problem northbound at 29th that. is cleared to the side. the traffic is slow like it would be about an hour later. if you drive this commute, i would say get on the road just a little bit earlier on 880 or try to use 580 instead. 580 is actually better through the lake shore curve. the earlier prop on the ultimate pass eastbound is still slow. we go to the south bay where all of the freeways are filling. in 85, 280, 101, up to the valley. nothing unusual but it will be slow. at 7:03, let's go back to the desk. president trump's address to congress and the nation was an opportunity to both defend and advocate what he wants to do for the country. >> while republicans seemed happy, democrats seemed skeptical. lauren is joining us live from washington. you have more on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gasia and dave. with millions of americans
watching, the president used the beginning of his address to call for a stop to recent anti- semitic and racial threats, something he has been criticized for not coming out strongly enough against. >> we are a country that stands united in condemning hate and evil in all of its very ugly forms. >> reporter: president trump using his first speech to congress and the nation to lay out his top priorities in office. although he seemed to soft enhis position on immigration. >> i believe that real and positive immigration reform is possible as long as we focus on the following goals: to improve jobs and wages for americans. to strengthen our nation's security. and to restore respect for our laws. >> reporter: the president also focusing on health care, hammering away at obamacare which he and fellow republicans say they plan to repeal and then replace. although so far the gop has
offered few specifics. >> mandating every american to guy government approved health insurance was never the right solution for our country. >> reporter: but democrats remain unimpressed, saying the speech is out of touch with the way that the president has governed so far. the former governor of kentucky delivering the democratic party's rebuttal. >> reallieders strengthen. they unify and partner and offer resolutions instead of ultimatums and blame. >> reporter: there were audible growns from some in the capitol when the president announced he would be starting a new office that would serve victims of crimes committed by immigrants. something democrats say will just sew more fear in the country. >> thank you, lauren. some reacted to the speech with skepticism. nancy pe loss esat stone faced. barbara lee said she was
unimpressed by the president's more moderate tone. >> i hope my constituents understand while his tone was different, look at the reality of his budget. look at the reality of his cabinet officials. millionaires, billionaires. >> congress woman lee and representative pelosi joined dozens of democratic members of congress wearing white, a sign of protest, symbolizing those who fought for the right for women to vote. joining us this morning to talk more about what the president had to say, james taylor, a month political science professor at the university of san francisco. are we making too much of his tone. he was more subdued and more presidential. how much should that count. >> i think that's what everyone expects. they expect him to be stately at all times. donald trump doesn't seem to have that in him but he has to
figure out how to behave himself in the first address to the congress. i think donald trump tried his best to stay on point and read the prompter. whenever he went off, he went off off. and i think he talked about issues that are important like health care and immigration. but at the same time, everything that he did the week and hours before the speech and i think the week -- the days and hours after will undermine everything that he says. >> there were moments where we saw the focus on the widow. >> yeah. >> of the special services. >> yeah. petty officer ryan. >> yeah. >> that that was a powerful moment. >> it was. >> like everything else, there is a contradiction. the father came out condemning donald trump saying you're hiding behind my son's death. investigate. the widow comes out heart broken and everybody is connected to her. once again donald trump had his moment dealing with the loss of this soldier. but at the same time, within the next 48 hours of the news
cycle it, will not undermined by the father's attack on donald trump. we're not done with that. that was donald trump's high moment but it will come back again and again. >> let's talk about the affordable care act. we didn't get details but many say we shouldn't expect details in a setting like this. >> no. this is high pitches, sort of, you know, cheerleading. at some point you have to get down to the nuts and bolts of policy. >> how does that happen. >> the republicans don't have a good idea. a number of republicans prevent it to come to the table have oppose what they have tried to come up with a reform to be an affordable care act. they have to remember, this was a republican conservative idea under mitt romney care. then it became obamacare. it wouldn't be out of line to become trump care. he has learned the hard way that you can talk all you want. in terms of policy and
politics, you have to get down to the nuts and bolts. >> james taylor, thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> we will see you in the next hour as well. the time is now 7:09. in the meantime trump's aides say the positive reaction is causing him to delay a new travel ban. he had planned to sign a new executive order to replace the one that was struck down by a federal judge, a decision upheld by the 9th circuit of court of appeals in san francisco. reportedly iraq is being dropped from the ban which is reduced from seven predominantly muslim countries to six. this new order will allow people with green cards or visas to enter the united states. we want to know what you think. our question of the day is this, what is your reaction to the president's address? let us know your thoughts by posting a comment to our facebook page or tweet us and using hashtag #ktvu.
a strange story, accused of base jumping off of a downtown hotel in san francisco. very unusual arrest in san francisco. the details coming up at 7:30. a record for any former president. the book deal just signed that could give us a glimpse into the lives of president obama and michelle obama during their time in the white house. good morning. we have slow traffic now in the east bay and the north bay and the south bay. this it a look at highway 24. it doesn't look bad. but it is a little bit slow here in lafayette and orinda on the way to oakland. mostly clear out there. there is a couple whist notes of fog. around the lake and some around the bay. but we are looking for clear skies and warmer temps.
in this morning. it is helping to take stocks up. pam cook is back in the studio with today's money business, pam. >> stocks way up. home depot last month, lowe's reports a good quarter. right at the sound of the opening bell, those stocks went up. some of the other companies that beat the street, best buy and sales force. here is a live look at the dow jones right now. up more than the last time that we checked. 242 points now. 1.17% to 21,054. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also up. nasdaq almost a full percentage and s&p 500 up 2387. almost 2400 for the s&p 500. youtube getting into the television business. the company says it is preparing to take on traditional cable companies with a new online video service. that service is expect today bundle live television content from dozens of networks including local stations like
us here at ktvu fox 2, espn and fox news. it is estimated to cost about $35 a month. starting today, facebook is adding real time suicide prevention tools into facebook live. two people took their lives while on facebook live streaming service. suicide rates have increased to the highest levels in 30 years. facebook says it is trying to help people who are feeling suicidal. there will be live chat support from crisis intervention groups available through facebook messenger. and according to a report in the financial times, former president obama and former first lady michelle obama have both signed book deals with penguin random house for more than $60 million. that would be a record amount for a presidential memoir. reportedly president obama's book will focus on his presidency. michelle obama will write inspirational work based on her
life story. they will donate a percentage of their proceeds. no word on when the books will be released. it is a sweet deal for employees who correctly pick the sweet 16. warren buffett is offering $1 million per year for life to any employee who picks all 16 teams that make it to that point of the ncaa men's basketball tournament. employees who predict the most consecutive winners get $100,000. not bad. you have to pick the right teams. >> wow. all right, pam. thank you. , the time is 7:15. let's -- >> no. >> sal castaneda. >> sal. >> i was so eager to get to you. it is okay so far. >> it is okay so far. we have some things to talk about here on the commute. westbound bay bridge traffic is going to be okay if you are driving on this commute. there are no major problems. we always want to show the bay bridge because people always want to see that. this is the most request if i
were a d.j. and people were requesting traffic, they would request the bay bridge the most. 101 in san francisco, you can see the traffic on highway 101 will be okay. it looks like i pushed the wrong button. i'm learning a new she is testimony. you have to pardon me. westbound 580, traffic will be busy on the pass. no major issues as you drive through. a new motorcycle accident northbound 101 as you come up on interstate 880. this crash has traffic jammed up as you drive on northbound 101 from 280. very slow. coming up next time, we will dial up our 101 san jose picture and show you that. right now the alternate is 280 and 85. those routes are jammed but i would take them instead of 101 northbound. 7:16. let's bring in steve in. >> is that your number one request, she me the bay bridge. >> yes. >> by far. >> yes. >> interesting. >> if i don't show the bay
bridge, people will lose their -- >> he didn't show me the bay bridge. not the golden gate. >> it's urgent. it's an emergency. >> it's urgent. >> back to you. >> thank you, sal. ♪[music] ♪ i'm not shy ♪ >> i'm not shy. i don't get around. not look i used to. i'm a home body now. stay home. all right. it's all vanilla, dave. it's all vanilla. those days are over for me. look at the line that went -- wow. that triggered the tornadoesed and the wind damage -- tornadoes and the wind damage. you can see why. the system went through cleveland, cincinatti, now through kentucky. it is into west virginia, eastern kentucky, pennsylvania. the good news, it is moving fast. the severe season has started already. we have quiet -- very quiet. it is nice here. a little warmer and sunny.
mostly cloudy on the weekend. rain returns. what time would that be? probably saturday evening and into sunday morning. much cooler by sunday. we're warping up here the next couple of days. we have a strong north breeze. high pressure. large and in charge taking over the entire west coast. it is pretty cold here. lots of 30s. we haven't modified that yet. 31 danville. dublin in there. san rafael in there. walnut creek at 32. martinez 38. by the concord pavilion, 36. we will bounce off the cool readings quick. right out to the coast, that's going to translate a little northerly wind as well. pretty nice temps over by the beaches today. 1 up in truckee. just 1. 32, 34 from ukiah to sacramento and monterey at 36. 6 in south lake tahoe. 14 incline village. reno is 24 degrees. you can see everything is swept away from those of you watching in phoenix and scottsdale. yesterday i had to deal with
the rain. not today. spring training looks good. just because if you're a weather geek, i like to show the water vapor loop. this guy isn't doing anything but he is good. not going to impact us at all. clear skies into southern california and southern nevada. flagstaff was 8 this morning. now 22. and 50 and 45 for phoenix and tucson. clear skies and temperatures bumping up until by friday. then we will focus or attention on -- our attention coming into. it will be dry over the weekend. there are clouds on saturday. rain late saturday and early sunday. after that they diverge all over the place. how about the rainfall amounts in not heavy, heavy but it looks okay for some. especially santa rosa north. for the weekend, not that much rape. san jose between .44 and .87. so sacramento an inch and a quarter. san jose, santa rosa not so
much. other forecast models are leaning heavier to the north. would tend to favor that. i switched it over to the gfs. 60s on the temps. low to mid. it has been a tough haul to get above 58, 59. today is that day. we will cloud it up and bring rain in on the weekend, late saturday, early sunday. >> thank you, steve. at the start of february, the department of water resources said the snow pack statewide was 173% of normal. last month's storms are only expected to increase that number. the overall snow pack provides one-third of water fly throughout -- supply throughout the year. positive news for lake tahoe. the winter storms have brought the lake to its highest level in more than ten years. the lake has enough water to fill the downstream reservoirs and meet the water needs of the reno area for at least two
years. the time is 7:20. the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter due back in court in oakland today. in 15 minutes, the decision that the judge could make during a hearing today ahead her trial in florida. five businesses shot at in san francisco's richmond district. up next, why at least one victim is worried this may be racially motivated. ♪
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>> the cafe owner at the riverside airport says that the plane had problems taking off in the rain. the people on board went to the cafe to get something to eat. when the storm passed they were able to take off. the cafe owner was worried because the plane was shaking and very low. the ntsb hopes to release an early report on the crash in a few weeks. >> the airplane itself is in quite a few pieces. spread over a debris field. it spread about one hundred feet. maybe 150 feet. >> the victims' names have been not released. a man, a woman and teenage girl were killed. two women are still in the hospital. one survivor has third degree burns over 90% of her body. san francisco police investigating several shootings targeting businesses in the
richmond district. it happened sunday night along gary boulevard. shots were fired into fire businesses. an indian restaurant, this one, was one of them. the owner says the restaurant was half filled at the time the bullet shattered the front window. a customer was sitting right by the window but no one was hurt. the owner is worried that the shooting may be racially motivated. >> it was a surprise. it was like it -- this kind of thing never happened. you know. never came across these kind of things ever before. >> now just ailment few blocks away, shots were fired at a restaurant also at a massage parlor, a bank and a psychic store. no one was hurt in the shootings either. investigators are checking surveillance video and hoping to track down the shootings. there are new signs that colin kaepernick will be moving on to another team. according to nfl insider rap
apport, 32 teams were known that they represented him and he will be opting out of the 49ers contract. he has reportedly sold his home in the bay area. the time is 7:26. sal brought us the update on kevin durant the moment it was released moments ago. we will have more about the announcement of his injury during last night's game and how long he could be off the court. plus -- >> reporter: an unusual sight in san francisco as witnesses saw three people parachute off of the top of this hotel highrise. we will tell you about the arrests that came afterwards. a lot of slow traffic on the bay area commute, including san jose and the east bay. golden gate bridge though the traffic looks good. as good as the scenery. you can see the wind direction coming back over the bay over the golden gate and the coast. sunshine and warmer temps today.
wizards. alex savidge is live at the flag ship station of the warriors. tell us when might kevin be back. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. the word from the warriors is that kd will be out at least four weeks. beyond that, it is unclear what the timetable is for his return. of course all of this very tough news for fans and a lot of them calling into 95.7 the game here. the morning hosts have been talking about this all morning, breaking down the durant knee injury. a lot of what they're saying is the team just needs him to be healthy in time for the playoffs. playoffs. >> you still have the two time mvp and the best defensive player in the league. the best 2a players in klay thompson. a lot of veterans. >> reporter: durant's knee has been the topic this morning. a lot of warriors fans calling in. many bracing for really bad news. the word from the warriors is after the durant got the mri,
the team says that he suffered a grade 2mcl strain and a bruise on his knee. he hurt it in the opening minutes of the loss to the wizards in washington d.c. it happened after the center lost his balance and fell backward on to kevin durant's knee, hyper extending it. the warriors say it is possible that durant could return before the playoffs. but this is a nerve racking time for many fans. >> very anxious about this. >> okay. >> i'm very anxious about the kevin durant injury. you see what the team has become as the four stars all playing together. now everybody is going to have to step up and increase the minutes. iguodala and others. >> i have a quote from aaron rodgers. relax. this is not a sprint. it is a marathon. is the season over? no. i can't believe that. they're coached well. they have great athletes. this is a team that understands the set back is nothing but a
setup or a come back. boom. >> reporter: after kd went out last night, the warriors announced they were signing veteran swing man and former warriors matt barnes for the rest of the season. barnes excited to be returning to the team that he played for more than ten years ago. and obviously the matt barnes signing possibly to make up here for the absence of durant as we move through the rest of the regular season. so the talk here at 95.7 the game is that this is going to be tough here the rest of the way. but, again, they are just hoping that kevin durant can be healthy in time for the playoffs that start in mid- april. the official word from the warriors it is a grade 2mcl sprain. not as severe as a grade 3 but more severe than a grade 1 strain. obviously. the word is that they are going to reevaluate in four weeks. so kevin durant out for at least four weeks.
beyond that, they will reevaluate his stat us and we should get word on when he may return. but the hope obviously is that he returns in time for the playoffs. >> alex savidge, thank you for the update. >> 7:33. we were talking about this in the studio during the break. steve, you will get to the weather in a minute. for kd, it could have been worse. >> thank goodness it wasn't an acl. they will be fine. they will be fine. >> okay. >> a lot of talent on that team. we have clear skies. it will be nice. a little bit of patchy fog dancing around. there may be a little around the lake and the bay. i mention that even though there is not a lot. it will be sunny and nice. cottages the point reyes, clear cold and 34. yeah. it is cold closer to the water's edge. everything will end up with sunshine and beautiful temps today. low to mid of 60s. a tall order to get above 58,
59. today is that day. upper 30s, mid-30s for some. still 33 woodside. 34 los altos. san mateo at 38. there is your slight easterly breeze. that will translate into beautiful way on the bay and the coast. napa airport and also santa rosa. nothing for us until late friday and into the weekend it is about sunshine and warmer temps the next couple of days. there's not a lot until we get to friday. then we will talk about the change on the weekends. 60s today, low to mid. all right. sal. >> we've had problem on highway 101 in san jose. i want to bring it up. northbound 101 you will see slow traffic as you drive up to 13th street because of a crash. it's between mckee and 13th. so we've had a lot of slow traffic there. i want to show you on the map what we're talking about here. we see a lot of slow traffic on highway 101 obviously as you drive through. 280 and 85, they're good but
they're not great alternates. people are already on those. and also we've had some problems on 87 northbound in case you're thinking of doing that. 87 there was a motorcycle accident just after 280 in downtown san jose. we've had a couple of things going on in the south bay. the mooity is kind of jammed as a result of earlier issues. we're looking at the east bay commute. traffic is slow from hayward down to fremont. a normal commute. san mateo and dumbarton bridges are busy. you can see the san mateo bridge is slow from earlier problems on that span. we had a broken down car. that is gone but traffic is still slow. on the bay bridge, traffic is backed up for the normal 20 to 25-minute delay. 7:35, let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. people talking about an unusual sight over san francisco overnight. people reported seeing three people parachuting off of the top of a high ride building. allie rasmus is live in the city this morning.
no one was hurt but there were some arrests, weren't there. >> reporter: yes. we are waiting to find out what they were arrested for. whether it is trespassing for getting up to the hilton to make the jump or something else. witnesses say they saw three people leap from the top of the hilton hotel with parachutes around midnight last night. this is one of the tallest towers in the city at more than 46 stories and 490 feet tall. >> just the guy of the night. >> reporter: now, this is one of the two men taken into police custody for jumping. they didn't say anything about what they had done. but you can see san francisco police carrying some of their wrapped up, wadded up parachutes and equipment. no one was hurt. but a resident nearby said he saw three jumpers parachute from the top of the building but one ran away right after landing. only two were arrested. the witness says the parachuters land right next to a couple of parked police cars. >> he came over the top of the
car. when he pulls up his parachute and starts running up the hill, he goes to chase him and another one flies over him. a different one. another car chases him. it looks like everyone chasing this one guy. if i was still on drugs, that would have made me quit. >> reporter: afterwards you can see investigators inside the hotel talking and interviewing guests about what had just happened. we don't know what the men were arrested for but we're waiting for some updated information from san francisco police. back to you guys. >> thank you, allie rasmus, in san francisco. the time is 7:37. happening today, the widow of the orlando nightclub gunman is due in a federal court this oakland odd. noor salman is accused of helping her husband plan the attack on the nightclub where 49 people were killed. she is also accused of creating a false alibi for him. she is being held without bail
right now. today the judge will decide if she should be released until her trial begins in florida. noor salman and her son moved to the east bay after the nightclub attack. today we know the city of san jose can move forward with plans to ask for state and federal help after the flooding of coyote creek last week. now san jose can apply for state and federal emergency funds. city engineers estimate the flooding cost about $50 million or more in damage to private property alone. there will be a public hearing one week from tomorrow to look into what caused the flooding and how to prevent similar problems in the future. >> identifying the key areas where we know there were breakdowns, identifying what we can quickly fix because we know we have three more months of rain potentially ahead. and there are things that we will need to fix quickly, particularly around early
notification of residents. and identifying also the median and long-term fixes for anybody who lives near coyote creek. >> the mayor says the community members have donated nearly $1 million to help with recovery efforts. the time is 7:39. the price tag at least $22 million on the santa clara valley water district is making plans to prevent another flood in the future. district officials are creating new flood control plans for coyote creek. it will take $22 million to deepen channels, build flood walls. it will be done along six miles of the creek on the north side of the city and interstate 280 in downtown san jose. the district also told the mercury news it will work more closely with city leaders to make sure there is better communication during big storms. clearlake is back open for boats. a ban on motorized vessels was
put in place after the lake went two feet above flood stage. the ban was put in place to eliminate boat generated waves. the flooding forced more than 200 people from their homes and many have not been allowed to return yet. our time time is now 7:40. new information about monday's deadly plane crash in riverside, california. coming up at 8:00, what we're finding out about the plane just moments before it crashed and the continuing investigation. and a have a la family's plea for answers. the information they want public after the shooting death of a 21-year-old man by police. the south bay is slow. we've had a couple of crash that's have put a lot of pressure on some of the other freeways like 280, 101. but things are improving now that the accidents are being cleared. speaking of improving, our weather is. it will be nice, sunny and a little warmer. what? a little warmer. that's right today. what about tomorrow? we will talk about that as well.
>> the family of a man hot and killed by vallejo police on january 23rd is now calling his death a murder. 21-year-old angel ramos was at a party with relatives. neighbors called police when they heard people arguing. when police arrived, they found ramos waving a knife at a 16- year-old boy. they shot at ramos because they feared he would have killed the boy. >> we could be talking about something completely different here, the death of a 16-year- old. >> we don't know the officer who killed my little brother. we are demanding that the body cam to be released. >> the vallejo police department says it has a policy of not releasing body camera footage or the name of any
officer involved in a case such as this. the family says they will keep pushing for the information and they have filed a legal claim against the city. >> the time is 7:44. we get to talk about potholes. the bay area is drying out from storms. we can talk about them now. ktvu went on a tour of the uc pavement research center at berkeley. the people who work there use the latest technology to try to revolutionize the way that we fix up our streets. the integrity of roads comes down to materials. >> we look at different ways to do the mix design, the proportions of the materials, the properties of the rocks, the sand, the gravel, the binder. >> now, the uc pavement lab developed a technique as you dig up the old material, you regrind it down to the rocks and rebind it right in place. that reduces the cost and the crew won't have to carry away the old road. pope francis is marking an important day in the catholic
calendar. today is fast wednesday. a time for fasting and lent. the pope told followers to renew their hope or commitment to christ. the time is 7:45. los angeles has a 50/50 chance of hosting the 2024 olympics. budapest vote today drop oust the race for the games that. leaves los angeles and paris as the two remaining candidates. the international olympic committee will make a decision in september on what city will host the 2024 games. new developments in the bid to build a new stadium for the raiders in oakland. the investment group seeking to build a new stadium has submitted a formal plan to the nfl for the first time. the fortress group is working with ronnie lott. fortress and oakland hope to have a plan in place before nfl
owners meet later this month when they could vote on a possible move to las vegas. dave, you're going to run off on special assignment now, speaking of running. >> yeah. we have a visit from the new oakland police chief, ann kirkpatrick. i'll show you what she has to say later on mornings on 2. >> we don't have a good south bay commute. we are looking at some commute that's are not doing that well, including the 101 commute. interstate 280, highway 85. and even 87. all these commutes are slow. there have been a variety of crashes on 87 northbound near downtown. 101 had a crash near 13th. and look at the -- look how deep red. you can tell it is very slow. if you're driving in the south bay today, all of the freeways are slow. if i had to choose, i would probably use 85 even though 85 had a couple of earlier wrecks. 85 seems to be the best of the bad as you try to get into that
west valley. let's move along to the east bay. still a lot of slow traffic from hayward to fremont. and traffic is going to be slow as well as you're driving on the peninsula on 280 and daly city and down to south city. 101 is slow through south san francisco up to the city. san mateo bridge finally getting better after a stalled car was there for a bit. things are moving better than we last saw. the bay bridge, traffic is backing up. a lot of slow traffic. an ordinary wednesday really. 7:47. let's bring steve in. >> sal, i think i need your traffic expertise with all of the anchors switching chairs in the studio. they're coming and going here. >> i see. >> i think we have a sig alert. thank you, sal. we do have clear skies and temperatures cold this morning. 30s for many. close to the coast and bay, upper 30s, 40s. everything says sunshine and warmer temps. really tough to get above 59, 60. i think today is the day. so is tomorrow. lots of sun and warmer.
sunny and warmer. mid-60s. mostly cloudy. rain returns late saturday and sunday. maybe again on tuesday. until then, we have nothing but sunshine and quiet conditions here. a little warmer each day. even though the cold air mass is in place because things are continuing to come out of the north. we haven't bounced off the temps yet. by 8:00, we will pretty quick here. 35 morgan hill. 31 for soquel. 30s for campbell, saratoga. santa cruz was 38. now they're 42. there is your easterly component. i know it's not much. but it is an off-shore breeze or a northerly breeze. that's why we get the cold temps coming in. it will translate into a nice day for everybody, especially over by the coast. 1 up in truckee. 6 south lake tahoe. state line at 13 degrees. norton is at 12. that's why it is so cold. haven't seen a little pattern shift yet. it will continue to be that
way. all good towards arizona. spring training, no issues today after yesterday. still pretty cold. but it will warm up quick. temperatures for us will start to warm up quick with lots of sunshine. the next system is days away. at least three and a half or four. rainfall, nothing until late saturday. that's the way it looks right now. here is saturday night. san jose .01. not that much. it will be late. then the next system coming in could be stronger. certainly on tuesday. there's not a lot of precip but it adds up tuesday night and wednesday, especially santa rosa north. stay tuned. it looks like we're getting back into a -- kind of a rainy pattern. not overly rainy or anything like that. 60s on the temps for many. this will be the nicest day in a while temperature-wise. we will carry that into friday and, pam, it changes on the weekend. >> yes. intense weather in the midwest. three people are dead after tornadoes roared through the
midwest. one hit ottawa, illinois. picked up trees like they were toys. one man was killed by a falling tree there. another man in illinois died when a twister hit near his home. and another person died in missouri when a tornado destroyed at least eight homes. that wind was so strong, it blew cars right off of a highway. search teams are now going from car to car to see if anyone needs help or is trapped. cracking down on abusive posts on twitter. the new measures being rolled out to keep people safe. the story of a santa rosa boy who turned a vacation into a mission to help other kids.
>> welcome back to morning morn. it is 7:53. local state and federal governments are at odds over who should pay for surveillance cameras along east bay freeways following a series of shootings. while the city of san pablo and pittsburgh spent their own money for cameras, it leaves out the rest of the county. a man was shot killed over the weekend on highway 4 in antioch where there are no surveillance cameras. a council member says the state should bear the costs for freeway cameras. >> cities should not be responsible for the protection of our citizens on the highways and freeways. i commend san pablo and
pittsburg for doing this. >> it says it is up to city asks counties to come up with the money design and maintenance. east bay authorities say they are working toward a regional camera system that covers freeways and surface streets. happening today, your pg&e bill could be going up again. pg&e is changing the rate structure which means customers who use less electricity will see their bills increase by about 2%. the average customer pays about $99 a month. that will go up to $111 a month starting with the bills for march. customers that use more than four times the baseline will pay a new surcharge for high usage. bay area home prices keep going up despite a drop in home sales. a new report by core logic shows the average price for a bay area home was $630,000 in january. that's up 1.6% from last year. it's also the 58th month that
prices have gone up in a row. analysts say we could see a surgeon sale an expectations that interest rates may go up. four bay area grocery stores are finishing the transformation to safeway. they will reopen as safe ways. just a few months ago safeway purchased five of the stores. safeway is a bay area company now based in pleasanton. san francisco story opened last month after a revamp but it is branded add andronico's. an 11-year-old boy from santa rosa is set to give away hundreds of backpacks that he collected for kids in need. ryan says he plans to donate them while on a family vacation in costa rica in a few weeks. when he whats there last year with his family, he felt bad for the kids he saw who didn't
have backpacks. >> i feel good that no one else did this. i feel proud inside that i'm -- i'm doing this because i feel like it's really, really good thing. i'm pretty happy. >> ryan's plan almost didn't happen. he had collected 400 backpacks. but before he could get them to costa rica, more than 3 of them were stoleenfrom his dad's car. once word got out on social media, people started sending new backpacks to carry out his mission. time to check in with mike and gasia. >> thank you, pam. president trump calls on congress to come together and renew the american spirit. >> why not join forces and finally get the job done and get it done right. >> up next, what the president hopes to accomplish over the next four years. developing news surrounding kevin durant. the new information we just learned about his injury and how long he will be out for the
season. good morning. we look at the east shore freeway. and traffic this morning has been moderate as you drive out to the macarthur maze. we will tell you a little bit more about the morning commute. well, as we turn the page from our rainy february, march is starting off coming in like a lamb there. sunshine and nice temperatures. we will see how long this lasts. mom, i'm never going to want it.
you might if you have kids. all right, let's sell it on letgo. we'll take it. it's time to snap, post, chat and sell. it's time to letgo. >> president trump delivers his first address to congress last night. i'm lauren blanchard in washington next. >> this is ktvu fox 2 mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is wednesday, march 1st.
i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. march is starting off like a lamb, steve, weather-wise. nice and dry. >> very much so. very quiet. but a nice day. temperatures will start to warm up. pretty cold this morning. 30s and 40s. just a little bit of fog. other than that we're good to go and temperatures which have been really 58, 59 start will get into the 60s. a drone photo from the sierra of the rainbow bridge on old highway 40 overlooking donor look. a lot of snow up there. it looks pretty good all the way down to southern california. even into spring training for arizona. 30s and 40s starting to bounce off the lows quick. that off shore breeze will take us into a beautiful day. good late friday and saturday. today and tomorrow will be warmer. mid-60s by the time that
everything is done. sal, what do you have at 8:00. >> we have a lot of slow traffic on this wednesday, steve, all over the place. as a matter of fact, we're looking at the traditional spots where there is slow traffic. we're going to start at the bay bridge. if you're trying to get into san francisco, slow traffic there. traffic backed up for 25 minutes before you make it on to the bridge. then it actually is pretty good into the city. 880 northbound has improved a little bit. we had an earlier crash. the traffic is still a little bit slow. this is within the realm of normal. 580 slow out of san leandro to the lake shore curve. we've been talking about highway 101 in san jose. northbound 101 traffic improved as well. they got the accident out of the way near 13th street. so traffic is improving a little bit. i do want to show you that the maps on northbound 101 are still backed up. all of that backup stretched into the southern part of san jose. look at all of that slow traffic. you have a lot to deal w85,
280, 101. on the peninsula, today has been kind of a museum day for san bruno and south city. 280 is slow approaching 380 as usual. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. president trump's address to congress and the nation was an opportunity to defend and advocate his agenda for the country. >> while republicans seemed happy with the president's performance, democrats are skeptical. lauren reports live from washington this morning. lauren. >> reporter: good morning, mike and gasia. with millions of americans watching #o president called for a -- a stop to anti- semitic, something that he has been criticized for not coming out strongly against. >> we are a country in condemning hate and evil in all of the ugly forms. >> president trump using his first speech to congress and the nation to lay out his top priorities in office.
although he seemed to soften his position on immigration. >> i believe that positive immigration reform is possible as long as we focus on the following goals. to improve jobs and wages for americans. to strengthen our nation's security. and to restore respect for our laws. >> reporter: the president also focusing on health care, hammering away at obamacare, which he and fellow republicans say they plan to repeal and then replace. although so far the gop has offered few specifics. >> mandating every american to buy government approved health insurance was never the right solution for our country. >> reporter: but democrats remain unimpressed saying the speech is out of touch with the way that the president has governed so far. the former governor of kentucky delivering the democratic party's rebuttal. >> real leaders unify and partner and
offer real solutions in instead of ultimatums and blame. >> reporter: there were audible growns from some in the capitol when the president announced he would be starting a new office that would serve victims of crimes committed by immigrants. something that democrats say will just sow more fear in the country. mike, gasia. >> thank you, lauren. one poignant moment of the speech last night was when he introduced the widow of navy seal rhino ins. >> we are blessed to be joined by carryn owens, the wife of senior chief rhino ends. ryan died as he lived, a warrior and a hero. >> she received a standing ovation that lasted more than two minutes. her husband was killed in a raid in yemen last month. while the widow was a guest at the address, his father was not. he refused to meet with the president when the body was
returned home and says that the raid needs to be investigated by congress. a majority of people who watched the speech approved of the message. 57% of viewers had a positive reaction. on the economy, 72% said the proposals were right for the united states. 64% had a positive reaction to the president's comments on taxes and 61% said they agreed with his remarks on repealing and replacing the affordable care act. twitter says some 3 million tweets were sent about president trump's speech last night. the numbers make it the most tweeted speech by a president to congress. the top tweeted moment was that call to repeal and replace the affordable care act. google says the top trending question that users asked during the night is who wrote donald trump's speech. >> joining us again this hour on mornings on 2, university of san francisco professor of politics james taylor. >> yes. >> you were with us at 7:00. we talked about the fact that
president trump's tone was subdued. his actual words were much more positive than we heard in his inaugural address. >> he painted this dark picture of america instead of reagan's morning in america it was the nightmare in america. you would think this would be the opposite. that he would speak very, you know, elaborately about the hopes and positive administration that he will bring in his inauguration and go negative in this quasi state of the union address in order to justify the budget that he will need. he did the opposite. this goes to being politically inexperienced and a novice. he will learn the second time around. >> the story about the harley davidson company coming to the white house was interesting. it gave him to the opportunity to talk about free trade and fair trade. i want to say the quote, no one will take advantage of our country any longer. playing off that, do you feel that the address was very much
america first. >> yeah. i mean that plays off of the theme that he gave in the inaugural address. this is what bannon had expressed at cpac, this is about economic nationalism. this is a new language in america. so this is i think the overarching presentation of donald trump. everything that he said is framed in this notion of this american century which was the 20th century but donald trump imagined that the 21st century will be america's too. >> he was speaking to democrats. it is time to come together. >> yes. >> no. before the sun goes down today, donald trump will pick a fight with the democrats, whether through tweeting or in some comment that he makes. you know, things that he said recently about senator warren were disparaging to a bunch of senators. you need to have a lens to look
at donald trump over here and over there to get an appreciation for the many donald trumps that come to us every day. >> earlier this morning i was listening to senator chuck schumer talk about the address. he said that trump ran as a populus and the opinions are hard right. do you agree with senator schumer. >> i'm not a democrat or a republican. i think this critique is fair. he made promises to people, especially in west virginia where he's talking about thousands of jobs coming out of nowhere. donald trump is imagining that he can reconfigure the modern world. that's what we need to understand. he thinks that manufacturers will come back based on his personality. >> i know he is trying to unite the country. he said that. but you can't say that he did not do that when he stood up or was standing up and the navy seal's widow was in the crowd.
>> that was a powerful moment. he undermines it by emphasizing how long the ovation was. you can't do that. this is a sacred movement. a young man has died. i have a nephew in the navy. >> you're talking about when he said we just set a record. >> yeah. earlier in the week the father criticized him. this is the second military family. donald trump went out of the way to avoid military service when his generation went to war. he would not go to war. now to have these young people's lives in his hands is really problematic. >> we get to have you back for the nine. >> yes. looking forward to it. >> we are asking you your thoughts about last night's address. the question of the day throughout mornings on 2 has been there, what is your reaction to the president's address to congress? let us know what you think by posting a comment to facebook or tweet us using #ktvu. trump's aides say the positive reaction to the speech
is causing him to delay the immigration ban that he was planning to sign today. the white house is postponing the signing to give the ban its own media attention. they are dropping iraq from the ban that drops the number of countries to six. the new order will allow people with green cards or visas to enter the united states. we're learning more about the small plane crash on monday in riverside that killed three people and injured two others on their way home to san jose. the cafe owner at the riverside airport says that the plane had problems taking off in the rain. the five people on board went to the cafe to get something to eat. when the storm passed they tried again and were able to take off. the cafe owner was worried because the back of the plane was shaking and very low. the ntsb hopes to release an early report on the crash in a
few weeks. >> our purpose during the on- scene investigation is mainly to gather perishable information. that is information that will no longer be available to us once the wreckage has been disturbed. at this time, our plan is to continue to document the accident site. >> the names of the victims have not officially been released. a man, a bomb and teenage girl were killed. two women are in still in the hospital. one has third degree burns over 90% of her body. an unusual site in the city of san francisco. coming up at 8:30, the late night parachuting off of a san francisco highrise. >> reporter: plus we are learning this morning how severe the injury is to kevin durant's knee after he left the game hurting the left knee. an mri was done last night. we have the results this morning. we will tell you how long the team says that kd might be out. and it is getting a little
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he is out for at least four weeks with a sprained knee and bone bruise. alex savidge is joining us live. i am not a happy warriors fan this morning when that came across my e-mail. >> reporter: no, mike, i don't think you're alone out there. a lot of anxiety this morning. the official word from the warriors is kevin durant is out indefinitely. they will reevaluate that injury in four weeks. it is tough for warriors fans to hear. many of them obviously hoping that he is back in time for the playoffs. of course kd's injured knee is truly the hot topic on sports talk radio this morning. >> yes, they can get it done. it won't be as easy as a road of having kevin durant there with them. >> you have the two time mvp, the best defensive player in the league. and one of the top players in klay thompson. >> we dropped by 95.7 the game
this morning. the hosts were breaking down the durant injury and the impact this will have on the warriors season and their chance for winning another championship. after kevin durant had the mri, the team announced he suffered a grade 2, mcl spring and a tibial bone bruise. durant hurt his knee last night to the loss to the wizards when a player fell over backward on to kevin durant's knee. it is possible that kd could return before the playoffs start but a lot of fans are feeling anxious. >> my thoughts are that it's a terrible that durant is hurt. as long as he is back for the playoffs, it doesn't matter that much. >> did will be hard tore get through the playoffs and the finals. but i know that we can do it as a team. it's just unfortunate because i know there was another set back for him as a player as well. and i'm hoping that he can recover soon.
>> reporter: and to make up for the absence of kevin durant here, the rest of the way, possibly the rest of the way through the regular season, the warriors last night announced they have signed veteran swing man matt barnes for the rest of the season. you will remember that matt barnes is a former warrior. he played here during the we believe years. and on his instagram page matt made it clear that he is excited to be returning to the what are o'ers and he will be trying to pick up the slack here, as will the rest of the warriors with kevin durant out indefinitely. and, again, the hope is just that he can recover and possibly return in time for the playoffs, which start in mid april. we will be keeping our fingers prosed and wishing kd well in his recovery. >> real quick, alex, you have to think with this injury, other teams out there, you know, not just the cavaliers but in the western conference, once you open that door, may,
we've got a chance now. >> reporter: there certainly are some teams looking at this and saying this might be an opening for them. although we do have to keep in mind, across the league, nobody likes to see any player go out with an injury. but it's really especially hard when you see a super star like kevin durant go down. it's just not good for the league in general. i mean, you want to have every team out there you want the stars to be playing in the biggest games. so it is tough news for the nba as a whole. certainly a lot of teams looking at and this saying without kd, they might have a better shot at beating the warriors. >> good point. to be the best, you have to beat the best. thank you, alex. sal castaneda brought us that news a minute after it crossed the wires. sal. early on this morning about kd. >> steve and i have been wringing our hands about this all morning, gasia.
it crossed when i was tossing over to steve. we had to talk about it. let's go to 280 in san jose. this commute is improving. things are getting better on 280 northbound up to highway 17. 101 also improving in the south bay. things are finally improving for the south bay commute. san mateo commute looks better. we had a stalled vehicle on this span. that has been begun for an hour. things are better than they used to be. here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza in case you want to cross there. no major problems as you drive through. and you can see traffic here on 880 northbound is going to be busy if you are driving -- it looks like i had -- there we go. northbound 101 in san jose. the traffic is going to be okay. 8:19. hello, steve. >> hello, sal. >> how are you? >> that's why you and i hang on twitter. >> it came right across. >> there you go. >> right across as we -- as it
happened, we told you. >> you did. i appreciate that, sir. nice day. nice weather. it's been cold in the morning. 30s and 40s. but everything is pointing towards just a beautiful day. i mean from crescent city to san diego and even into las vegas and phoenix. so the west is looking good here. temperatures trying to get about 60, 626789 i think today is that day. we get an off-shore breeze. 30sand 40s on the temps. a lot of 30s and 40s. 50 at half moon bay. that sign right there that you're going to have a spectacular day over by the coast from bodega bay town to santa cruz and monterey. you get this off shore breeze. days are longer. cool little low. i mean, it is a weak system. it will end up going towards southern california. if i showed you on infrared, you wouldn't even see it. we do have sunshine again. temperatures continue to bump up. they will do so through friday. then we will focus our
attention on the system that will sweep through on the weekend. i will tackle that on friday. it looks rain saturday night and sunday morning. today it's all about a beautiful chamber of commerce day with temperatures in the low to mid-60s. continue that into tomorrow. probably peek it out thursday and friday. and then rain coming back on the weekend. >> thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. cracking down on abusive posts to twitter. the new measures being rolled out by the social media site.
>> new this morning, pope francis is marking a very important day in the catholic calendar. ♪[music] >> today is ash wednesday. a time for fasting and pentense and signifies the beginning of lent. the pope said to renewhope and commitment to christ. former president obama cannot seek another term at the hoot house. about the presidency of another country. there is an online petition in france encouraging him to run for office there. 45,000 people called the petition so far called obama '17. they are dissatisfied with the candidates running right now. president obama has not commented. former president obama and first lady michelle obama have signed book deals with penguin random house for more than $60 million. that would be a record amount.
reportedly the book will focus on his presidency and michelle plans to write an inspirational work for young people. they plan to donate a significant portion of their author proceeds to charity, including the obama foundation. the university of california is defending itself after records show there were at least 124 cases of sexual misconduct by employees or contractors from 2013 to 2016. several news organizations obtained the information through a public records request. documents show about a third of the workers are still employed in the uc system. some cases involve department chairs and scholars. there were 26 cases at ucsf. auc spokeswoman says they happened under an old policy and improvements have made to discipline those found of wrong doing. new this morning, twitter is rolling out measures to
crack down on abusive posts even if no one has reported the bad behavior. the tools can automatically identify patterns in the way that harmful tweets are made in the way that a tweet is distributed. starting today, facebook is adding real time suicide prevention tools into facebook live. it is making that move after two people took their own lives while on facebook's live streaming service. national health experts say that suicide rates have increased to their highest levels in 30 years. facebook is trying to help people who are feeling suicidal so there will be live chat support from crisis intervention groups available through facebook messenger. there are new signs that american workers feel burned out by their jobs. workplace options a counseling line that helps with assistance programs says 70% of all callers complain of work related stress and anxiety. experts say the biggest causes of stress at work are long
hours, heavy workloads and being constantly on call. all right. up next, a witness says he saw two people flying in the sky. the unusual sight in downtown san francisco overnight that landed three people in police custody. first severe weather in the midwest turns deadly. next a look at the damage as the sun comes up for the first time since the storm. we still have slow traffic out there. and we're going to round up some of the spots that are still kind of a little slower than normal. nothing -- no problems with the weather today. a little cold this morning but it is starting to warm up and temperatures, it looks like more 60 thans 50s on the high side. guys, thanks for making our new french toast so authentic, you'll swear it came from a fancy brunch place. its 100% real. just like my favorite sport - pro wrestling. um... yeah, about pro wrestling... its fake. what?
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mornings on 2. it is the first day of the new month, march. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i'm mike mibach. let's get you over to steve. something about march 1st makes me happy, steve. >> a little more spring in your step. >> a little more spring in my step. >> the sunshine helps. we will that today and tomorrow and probably friday as well. temperatures finally getting up into low and mid of 60s today. the severe weather though, boy, that severe -- i'll get temperature the severe weather season started fast. that was yesterday. it is losing some of its severe characteristics but that's the line that went through with all of the tornadoes yesterday and all the reports of hail. it continues to march through the ohio valley. now into parts of -- almost to the virginia area. but that's one causing all of the issues. we don't have any issues here except a lot of sunshine. that's not an issue. mostly cloudy and rain returns by the weekend. today we get the northerly breeze. 30s and 40s on the temps. already 50 at half moon bay.
so the coast looks good. drier air spilling down to southern california. and even into arizona. so we have nothing bad to say except get out and enjoy it. 60s on the high side today. a little warmer. sal, 8:31. what do you have? >> we do have traffic that has improved quite a bit in the commutes, especially for that silicon valley commute. northbound 101. if you're trying to get up to 880, we will start there. traffic has improved after an earlier crash right near 13th between mckee and 13th. right here traffic is kind of unwinding the farther back you are. if you are getting on the road near blossom hill road, a lot of slow traffic getting to this point. we're seeing improvement here and on 85 and 87 after earlier crashes have been cleared. this is the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic is backed up for a typical delay. no major problems. 880 is backed up out of san
leandro and slows into downtown oakland. traffic will be busy. 580 is slow from the oakland zoo area over to lake shore. back to the desk. new this morning, san francisco police arrested two people overnight accused of base jumping from a san francisco highrise. allie rasmus reports that people saw the jumps and the arrests and were very surprised. >> reporter: it was definitely an unusual sight even for long time sans from residents. a man says in his 50 years living in the city, he has never seen anything like thisment witnesses say they saw three people leap from the top of the hilton tower with parachutes around midnight last night. 46 stories and 490 feet tall. that was one of the men taken into police custody. san francisco tenderloin station. he didn't say anything about what he was accused of doing. you can see the police carrying in the parachutes and equipment. no one on the ground was hurt.
but a resident saw three jumperring parachuting. one ran way right after landing. only two were taken into custody and arrested. the witness told us that the parachuters landed right next to a couple of parked police cars. >> he came right over the top of the car. as he pulls up his parachute and runs up the hill, he went to chase him and another one goes over his head. a different one. another car chases him. it's like -- everybody in the middle of the street chasing this one guy with the parachute. if i was still on drugs, that would have made me quit. >> reporter: you saw investigators interviewing guests about what had just happened. san francisco police are looking for the third person who jumped. the other two men were arrested fortress passing and conspiracy. allie rasmus, ktvu fox 2 news. san francisco police are also investigating several shootings targeting businesses
in the richmond district. it happened sunday night. shots were fired into five businesses in all. an indian restaurant was one of them. the owner says the restaurant was half full at the time and a bullet shattered the front window. a customer was sitting by the window but no one was hurt. the owner is worried it may have been racially motivated. >> it was a surprise. this kind of thing never happened. never came across these kind of things ever before. >> a massage parlor, a bank and a psychic store. no one was hurt at the shootings. investigators are checking surveillance video in hopes to track down the shooter. in the next hour, the shooter of the orlando gunman is due in a courtroom. he is accused of helping his husband plan the shooting at the pulse nightclub last june. 49 people died in the attack. she created a false alibi for
him. she is being held without bail and the judge will decide if she should be released until the trial begins in the state of florida. she and her son moved to her family's home in the east bay after the nightclub attack. we will have a report in the next half hour from the courtroom. the storms in missouri as well as illinois have left a path of destruction and this morning people in towns hit by the storms are just beginning really to realize the scope of the damage. reporter jackie ibanez has the latest. >> i've been through hell. i live in the upstairs apartment. i had to get in the bathtub to survive. >> reporter: multiple dead as powerful twisters ripped through the midwest. most folks were prepared for the storm but they were left shaken as they rushed for safety. >> i heard a big loud noise. the next thing i know, i headed towards the basement.
that's when i heard a big whistle. and the next thing i know, it hit us. >> reporter: two people were outside when the worst of the storm moved through ottawa, illinois, injuring one man and killing another. >> it appeared that there were people outside. a tree was toppled from the weather. and part or some portion of that tree fell on to these people. >> at least four tornadoes moved through the area. emergency crews have been working nonstop as they helped those in need. >> they took people away. it's been a very horrific night. >> reporter: many people have nothing left after their homes were torn apart. >> my roof is off. trees are down. my car is wrecked. and my neighbor's cars are wrecked. and it's disaster. it looks like a bomb went off. >> reporter: the governor of illinois declared a state of emergency. >> fences, sheds, things of that nature. portions of houses have been destroyed. front porches and stuff. a lot of power lines down. and numerous gas leaks.
>> reporter: crews are expected to survey the damage this morning. in new york, jackie ibanez, fox news. the san jose city council can move forward with asking for state and federal help after the flooding of coyote creek last week. a declaration was approved for a state of emergency. that means that they can apply for state and federal emergency funds. engineers estimate the flooding did $50 million or more to private property alone. >> identifying the key areas where we know there were breakdowns. identifying what we can quickly fix because we know we've got three more months of rain potentially ahead. and there are things that we will need to fix quickly, particularly around early notification of residents. and identifying also the medium and long-term fixes to work object the safety of the hundreds and thousands of
people who live near coyote creek. >> the community members have donated nearly $1 million to help with the recover reefforts. several local charities are helping to distribute the money. the santa clara water district is working to avoid other floods in the future. they say it will take about $22 million to deepen channels, build flood walls and levee set backs. it will be down along six miles of the creek. the district also told the mercury news it will work closely with city leaders to make sure there is better communication during big storms. wells fargo is taking several steps to help the flood victims. it will donate $25,000 to the relief fund. customers can donate to the red cross flood relief efforts at atms around the state. all of the money goes to the red cross. people who take part in the go far program can redeem and donate any amount of their
available rewards to the red cross disaster relief fund from now to sunday. boats can go back on clearlake, ended a two-week ban. the ban was put in place after the lake rose two feet above flood stake. some homes and businesses and roadways were flooded. that ban was put in place to aeliminate boat generated waves to prevent the boats from hitting debris that washed into the lake. the flooding forced more than 200 people from their homes. some have not been allowed to return yet. the state will conduct its third winter snow pack survey later today. at the start of february, the department of water resources said that the snow pack was 173% of normal. last month's storms are only expected to increase that number. the overall snow pack provides a third of water supplies throughout the year. next month, governor brown is expected to announce if he will lift the drought emergency put in place in 2014. there's positive news for lake tahoe. experts say the winter storms have brought the lake to the
highest level in more than ten years. waterman engineers say the lake has enough water to fill downstream reservoirs and meet the water needs of those in the reno area. big news on wall street this morning. next, pam will have the latest on the markets in this morning's money business. a rare honor by legos. a set for women who played a vital role in the u.s. space program. we have slow traffic here and there in the east bay and the south bay. a live look at westbound 24. congestion in lafayette. sunshine and warmer temps. not only today and tomorrow but probably friday as well. we'll show you the numbers.
>> all right. good corporate earnings are coming in this morning in helping take stocks up. >> many pa pam is here and also breaking news about a corporate giant we all recognize. >> we got breaking news, word that mcdonalds stock is halted pending news. we don't know that news. executives are meeting with investors. we will stay on top of that. stocks in general are up. the dow hit 21,000 for the first time this morning. home depot last month, lowe's this month with strong quarterly reports as homeowners
continue to put money into home improvement. the opening bell, some of the people beating analyst estimates. best buy and sales force this morning. checking in on the indexes. all three moving higher into record territory this morning. dow jones live look there. 101 and a quarter percent. 260 points to 21072. the nasdaq almost at 59. and the s&p 500 almost at 2400 points there. both of the indexes up more than a percent as well. snap, the parent company of snapchat is reportedly working on a drone. according to the new york times people briefed on the project says it will reposition itself as a modern day camera company. it could help snap users take overhead videos and photographs to feed the data to the company. snapchat going public this week. a sweet deal for employees
who correctly pick the sweet 16. as we head towards march madness, warren buffett is offering $1 million per year for the employees who pick all 16 teams who make it to the tournament. getting the sweet 16 is pretty difficult. bark in 2014, only 14 people out of 11 and a half million espn bracket entries picked the teams. new this morning, lego is creating a special set of five female nasa scientists, engineers and astronauts. the set is based on five real women who worked for the space agency. that includes catherine johnson. it will be available this year or early next year. it came out of a contest for new lego ideas. back to the markets. market researchers have told me that they would not be surprised to see dow 30,000 by the end of this four-year
presidential term. >> we just hit dow 20,000. >> we could see dow 30,000. >> we will track it. >> thanks, pam. let's head it over to sal right now with a check of the roadways this wednesday morning. >> good morning, mike and gasia. we get closer to the 9:00 hour when the people are at work. starting off with the toll plaza. seeing improvement. you can see there's a lot of room in some of these areas already. but still a little bit of waiting to do at the toll plaza. so these lanes here, let's see if i can put -- these lanes look good if you can get to that spot. no major problems there. also looking at 880 north and southbound. you can see traffic here is slow. there was an earlier accident. that is gone. traffic is very much behind the speed limit here on 580 as well. this is a look at the marin county head lands. nice. steve, as we bring you in. i see just a little bit of fog.
>> a little wisp of fog there. >> sausalito. >> it won't last long. >> no. >> no. it will be sunny. >> nice day. >> beautiful. our kind of weather. thank you, sal. we do have mostly sunny -- that fog, whatever is there won't last. a couple reports around the lake and around the bay. that's it. everything looks good. sabrina says it is nice to see blue sky and the sun. enjoy it today and tomorrow and probably most of friday. then changes are on the way for the weekend. not today. any fog will get chewed up quick. we have a northerly breeze in the upper atmosphere. slight easterly breeze at the surface. that means that temperatures are warming up quick. half moon bay is 52. it will be beautiful from bodega bay down to santa cruz. a lot of 30s this morning. everything is clearing out rapidly here. even in southern california and also into arizona. no problems for spring training. if you're watching us from down there, even northern california looks good. rain up in washington. it will stay there for the next
couple of days. there are signs by saturday night, rain will start to come back in. not a lot but enough. we have to bring it in and early sunday, discrepancy beyond that. monday and tuesday, we will see if that develops or not. there are sign that's it won't. if it does, not that much. we will get something out of it. i think next week is almost trending a little drier. still plenty of time to go before we have to deal with it. 60s today and sunshine and warming up. it's been a slow process. we have low to mid 60s today. i will carry that into tomorrow and friday and changes on the weekend. you two. >> if i have been putting you have going off to the snow because i don't want to drive in a blizzard, would this weekend be the time to go. >> no. today, tomorrow or friday. >> work today, tomorrow and friday. >> i see a cough coming. >> okay. what they are demanding
>> san jose police department wants your help to find three men suspected of armed robberies at convenience stores. this happened over the past year. one was caught on surveillance camera in october. the three men entered the store with their weapons drawn. they left the scene in a white or gold colored s. v with cash and stolen goods. >> the man shot and killed by police on january 23rd is now calling the death a murder. angel ramos was at a party with relatives. when police arrived, they found ramos waving a knife at a 16- year-old boy. officers say they shot at ramos because they believed he could have killed the boy. >> we could be talking about something completely different here today, about a dead 16- year-old with a knife wound and someone arrested for murder. >> we don't know the officer
who killed my little brother. we are demanding that body cam footage to be released. >> the vallejo police department has a policy of not releasing body camera footage or the name of any officer involved in a case like this. the family of ramos will keep pushing for the information and they have already filed a legal claim against the city. local state and federal governments are at odds over who should pay for surveillance cameras along east bay freeways following airstrike of shooting -- following a string of shootings. harold was shot and killed over the weekend on highway 4 in antioch where there are no surveillance cameras. hercules city council says that the state should bear the costs for the cameras. >> the cities should not be responsible for the cameras. i commend pittsburg and san
pablo for doing this. the responsibility is the state's. >> caltrans helps local governments secure permits for cameras placed on state property but it is up to the cities and counties to come up with the money and design and maintenance for the cameras. east bay authority is working towards a regional camera system. on oakland, ann kirkpatrick was sworn in as the oakland police chief. she is the first woman to hold the top position in the oakland police department. dave clark is sitting down with the chief in a one on one interview with the chief about her priorities for the city. dave will join us at 9:30 with more specifics on what they discussed. according to sports business daily, the investment group seeking to build a new raiders stadium has submitted a plan to the him in for the first time. the fortress group is working with nfl hall of famer ronnie lott. fortress and oakland officials hope to have a plan in place
before nfl owners meet later this month. that is when the owners could vote on a possible raiders move to las vegas. now that beyonce has officially decided ton perform at the coachella music festival, we are learning who will take her place. lady gaga will be performing for both weekends. it is next month. beyonce announced she decided to reschedule the performance next year after announcing she was pregnant with twins. lady gaga is launching a tour this summer. coachella.com has been hacked. the breach gave unauthorized third parties access to passwords and personal data such as phone numbers and dates. the affected accounts are those to use performance lineups and post messages. it does not affect accounts set up to actually purchase tickets. could there be more dogs than children? coming up next, the new trend when it comes to san francisco's population. taking a look at stocks.
we see the dow has hit 21,000 for the first time. it is up more than 1 and 1 quarter percent, gaining 260 points right now. s&p and nasdaq gaining as well. energy companies also up, gasia. oil prices on the rise. get ready to pay more at the pump as we head towards spring. we'll be right back. (vo) what if this didn't have to happen? i didn't see it.
the integrity of the roads comes down to materials. >> we look at different ways to do the mix design, the proportions of the materials, the properties of the rocks, the sand, the gravel, the binder. >> uc pavement lab recently developed a technique where you dig up the deteriorated material and regrind it down to the rocks and rebind it in place. it mean that's crews doent have to haul away the old road. a portion of the golden gate bridge will be closed this weekend. they will be replacing lights on the bridge. the sidewalk on western side of the bridge will remain open for bicyclists only. a tesla employee is suing the company saying she was discriminated against for being a woman and penalized when they complained about it. the lawsuit says she was paid a lower salary, not promoted for
good work while male colleagues were and whistled at by male coworkers. she is seeking damages for emotional distress and back pays. bay area supermarkets are finishing the transition to safeways. they will reopen as safeways today. it was a few months ago that safeway purchased the five bay area stores. safeway is also a bay area company based in pleasanton. the san francisco story opened after a revamp but is still branded an andronico's. a new report in the new york times claim that's san francisco has the lowest percentage of children of any major u.s. city. the report says while the population climbed to historic highs, the number of children fell by 13%. the report showed the city has the same number of dogs living in the city as children.
120,000. that's out of the population of 865,000. california which has one of the world's largest economies released data showing the lowest birth rates since the great depression. >> how to turn your child into a financial genius even if you are not one. plus, one woman's mission to climb the highest summit in the world. he is thrown down. >> this is not what we want today see, is it, gentlemen? i just had a tweet. i can't find it. draymond green tweeted. i'm hurt to see kd go down. it is always strength in numbers. get well soon. we learned today that kd is out with a sprained mcl, a bone bruise on his left leg.