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from the clock on march 2nd i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. steve takes full credit for the weather. he brought you this beautiful day. >> a little help here. it will be nice today, today looks to be the best day for the most sunshine. yesterday was spectacular. a tiny bit warmer. conditions sun and clouds, nice cooler with temperatures starting to come down a bit on friday but then rain returns on the cloud cover. saturday morning rain starts early afternoon in the north bay and for everybody late saturday and sunday. today we're good to go. 30s and 40s on the temps. even kelseyville holding on to 30s and 20s all week long. warmer for many locations. napa at 33 degrees. northeast and looks like a beautiful day on the coast for everybody as well. maybe near 70 for santa cruz. timing low, giving high clouds
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to central california. tomorrow dealing with low clouds. ne need help and they will get it from a system coming in. our system is changing rapidly. sunshine and warm temperatures, mid 60s there sal. all right, steve, thank you very much. nice looking weather on thursday. let's go out and take a look at what we have now with the commute and starting in the south bay this time, northbound 280 getting slow as you drive through the valley. a live picture, we can she you here on the maps as we go to them here that traffic is going to be busy on 280 northbound getting up to highway 17. 101 is filling in and so is 85. earlier problems on 237 near first street that's been cleared. if you're at 237, that has also affected 880 southbound coming down to 237 when that freeway is very closely tied together. let's move along and take a look at the commute here on 880 southbound between hayward and union city.
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you see traffic beginning to fill in there as well. san mateo and dunbar bridges are not bad. on the peninsula it looks okay. let's take a look at the bridge now that i mention it. the traffic is going to be moderate heading out to the peninsula. if you're drive to go the bay bridge toll plaza, you see the traffic here is backed up as you drive into san francisco. 7:03, back to the desk. we're beginning with breaking news we're following on the peninsula. a live picture of the scene on harbor boulevard. you see it's clear right now but this is where a u-hall truck tipped a fire hydrant in belmont earlier this morning. crews turned the water off a short time ago. the scene is quiet now. but before this is what it looked like. a guiser touching high enough to the power lines ahead. the crash happened at 3:15 this morning.
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water was gushing like this for more than three hours. the hydrant is dloes to a storage facility. no word on injuries. you see water polling there in the street. this is a difficult picture to watch. even though california is out of the drought here in the bay area, it's a lot of water wasted. it's been turned off and the water is no longer gushing. now comes the glean up. lee martinez will bring us a live report in minutes. meantime in washington a number of democrats now want attorney general jeff sessions to resign because of revelations that he met with a russian enjoy that's year. doug luzader has the story from washington. >> at the very least, this is a di stras for the white house as republicans agree to move forward on an allegation in russia's role in presidential campaigns. >> as the campaigns were heating up on at least two occasions, now u.s. attorney
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general jeff sessions spoke with russia's ambassador to the u.s. there's no evidence of any campaign collusion but during his confirmation hearing when he was asked about possible contacts, sessions said this, "i have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and i did not have communications with the russians.". >> democratic house minority leader nancy pelosi pounced in a statement saying now after lying under oath to congress the attorney general must resign. sessions was an early trump supporter but denies wrong doing. he released a quote. 0 whatever role sessions may have played on, on capitol hill an investigation is churning forward. with the republican in charge
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blaming the obama administration. >> a year ago i went out and called the fuel your to understand vladimir putin's intelligence failure since 9-11 and the last administration didn't do anything about it. >> this fuels calls from democrats to reaccuse himself from allegations involving russia. republican students say they don't feel welcome at uc berkeley. the main conservative group says its members are seeing a sharp increase in harassment lately. ktvu alex savage is on the campus now. tell us how the college republicans have been targeted. >> dave, good morning, to you. a lot of conservative students say they have felt threatened since the election of president trump and they also say this became a much more politically charged environment here on campus last month after the
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conservative milo yiannopoulos was invited to speak at the union building. the planned speech ended with violent protests. some of the recent harassment of conservative students have been captured on video. >> you know, i believe it here. >> the students you see in this video destroyed one of the groups' wooden signs after taking it from a table that was set up on the plaza. the group says the young man walked up to the table to talk about issues like abortion and gay rights and snatched the sign. this happened on tuesday. the very next day the conservative student group says someone ripped apart one of their trump signs. on top of that the names and faces of many club members have been appearing on posters put up around campus with the heading "know your baby fashs"
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the hah harassment is trub ling, especially for parents. >> accusations that are fascist, they wanted me to come home and drop out of berkeley and come home. i convinced them i'm not going to. >> reporter: the flip side to all of this, the berkeley college republicans say their membership is now growing as the lone conservative voice here on a largely liberal campus. university officials have weighed in condemning what they describe as a new round of disturbing incidents and they also say they have been reaching out to any students who are feeling threatened here on the cal campus. >> alex savage, at uc berkeley, thank you. in the meantime, could oprah possibly run for president? during an interview with bloomberg magazine she eluded to possibly running for president saying president trump's win made her warm up to the idea.
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oprah said she thought she didn't have the government experience needed to run the country but now she thinks differently. oprah was a strong supporter of hillary clinton during the presidential campaign. new from overnight, three gunmen shot at an off duty oakland police officer. the shooting happened at 11:30 p.m. on interstate 880. we're told three men in a gray ford explorer cut off the police officer who was going southbound on 880. someone in the explorer opened fire. there was a pursuit and the suspects got away. the vehicle was later found empty at 55th and brooke dale avenue near mills college. police brought in a canine unit to look for the suspect but have not yet been found. during the original chase there were two separate crashes involving innocent bystanders. the river side county coroner officially released the name of the three people from san jose who were killed in monday's small plane crash.
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the three victims were the 83- year old, his 67-year old wife dana and their 22-year old grand daughter. two other relatives who were on the plane were ejected on impact but survived. before the plane took off on monday they told family members back in san jose they had run into bad weather. >> just wanted to let everybody know the conditions they were going through and pray to them before the flight because the weather was bad she kept mentioning. >> really? >> very rainy and windy. >> five people were flying back to the bay area from disneyland after they watched the teenager grand daughter compete in a cheerleading competition. the national transportation safety board said it may take up to a year before they release the results of the investigation. new this morning, in marin county transportation officials considering a plan that would allow commute buses to get around traffic jams. live pictures of 101 in san
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rafael with so many people using 101 to make their way to work and school. cal tran is launching a pilot program to test the idea. the marin transportation authority submitted a later asked marin be part of the program. buses would use the shoulder on highway 101. for safety reasons, bus speeds will be limited to 35 miles per hour and other traffic of course would not be allowed on the shoulder. the time line for the project has yet to be announced. time is 7:11 it's been nine months since a teenager disappeared from vallejo. coming up in 30 minutes, the evidence investigators say may indicate she could be alive. snapchat is officially a publicly traded company. how its stock is doing this morning and the local high school that could see big benefits from this ipo. good morning, we're looking at a commute that is busy in many areas now. highway 24 not bad here, a
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little bit slow as you drive in lafayette and coming up, we'll take a look at other parts of the bay. already out of the gate with sunshine and a nice warm day. mid 60s here for some. imagine if the things you bought every day
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another big day on wall street as the highly anticipated ipo since facebook hits the streets. pam cook back in the studio. >> very exciting, a lot of people watching the parent company of snapchat priced last night at $17 a share, that's above expectations so we are watching and it has not started trading yet. it usually take a while for a public company but there they are, the snap cofounders rining the opening bell. happy because they're making a lot of money today. the stock should start trading soon. we will keep watching it for you and let you know.
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checking the markets in general, all three indexes started in record territory once again. the dow jones closing above 21,000 for the first time, now it's down as you see. just .10%, not a big huge swing. the nasdaq as well. a quick look at that 5885 down. again, the pafrnt company of snapchat based in venice, california was priced last night at $17 a share above the expected target range of 14 to $16 a share. snap is one of the most anticipated technology ipo's since facebook in 2012 and twitter's debut in 2013. this is an amazing part of the story. saint francis high school in mountain view invested in snap according to the tech blog the information a fund link took part in an early investment
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round. that stake is now reportedly worth 10s of millions of dollars. so is it too late or is snap a good investment? richard senior reporter with cnet will talk to us about the future of the company. yahoo board of directors has been stripped of stock awards totalling $12 million after an internal investigation of two security breaches that exposed personal information of more than 1 billion yahoo users. the investigation found yahoo's top executives failed to properly respond to the breach after the breach verizon cut its purchase prices to yahoo by $350 million: . we're keeping track of snapchat for you, it takes a while before the company goes public but it should be trading soon. i'll let you know. 7:16 back now to breaking news we brought you from the
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peninsula where a fire hydrant was gushing water for hours this morning after it was clipped by a u-haul truck in belmont. how intad the damage? >> reporter: well, the good news is they turned the water off. as for the damage, we're getting blocked here in our view because the water department showed up. that's one of their trucks in front of the fire hydrant there. crews out here doing work. we'll show you pictures from earlier to show you how bad it was. a u-haul truck hit the fire hydrant. a water giser shot up sending water 30 feet into the air hitting power lines so pg&e had to come out and shut off the power to the area. this section was temporarily shut down for crews to work. water was brought down and coming back out here live, you see that it's all clear right now. we're seeing people show up for work now.
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someone just arrived with the storage unit facility. we heard reports there was water damage to some of the storage units possibly. it seems likely since there was a lot of water out here earlier but we haven't talked to anyone inside. back to you guys. >> a lot of customers will be showing up there throughout the day. time is 7:18. sal is right there. you're watching the commute all over the place. how is it doing? >> we're okay dave, right now slow traffic just heard of a stalled vehicle in oakland on 880 northbound as you drive to downtown oakland at 29th. you might see some slowing in the area but it's getting slow anyway. this is the time when we see slow traffic as you drive through the area. no major problems however on 880 on 580 getting into oakland. westbound highway four, an accident at summersville road. now a crash in the eastbound direction where two people are standing there in the lanes.
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no injuries but they are refusing to exchange info. chp is required to come out there and hopefully cooler heads will prevail. that's eastbound in the same general area. westbound traffic is slow into concord and 680 walnut creek traffic is slow. we talked about the nemitz freeway slow. the peninsula traffic not bad. southbound 280 slows down to westboro, that's all. san mateo bridge traffic doesn't look bad as you drive through the area. at the bay bridge toll plaza we have a decent commute for this time of the morning in a 20- minute wait at the toll plaza. 7:19. this is a look at highway 101 in san rafael. a bus is picking people up. southbound 101 traffic here near the civic center, you see traffic is busy but nothing out of the ordinary. a nice shot of marin county traffic.
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at 7:19, just trying to ease into this -- look over there on the other side of the picture. >> where? >> that was a nice shot. >> it's 101. a lot of people coming down to san rafael. 0 mostly clear skies, some patchy fog. john says do we know how wine country is looking on march 11? many wine countries, santa cruz mountains but he's talking about the napa. here's the deal, if you believe in the gfs forecast model it will be sunny and warm. if you believe in the canadian model, it's mostly sunny and mild. if you believe in the european model it's mostly cloudy and cool and breezy with possible rain. so they're not in sink but the european model is the best -- -- sync.
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we'll get in the mid 60s today. tomorrow cooler and low clouds come back and higher clouds work their way in. today is about sunshine and nice temperatures. rain returns for the weekend. lows off the coast, a weak little guy sending in high clouds. 30s on the temps. santa rosa 36. east bay temps, danville 33. it's close for others as well including san ramon and dublin. easterly breeze, the same can be said from oakland and hayward. that makes it to the coast which means great beach weather. nine in truckee. 34 in ukiah. it's not doing much but a few high clouds. it will give way tomorrow to low cloud deck and this system working its way towards rain. today temperatures coming up a few degrees near 70 for santa cruz. i went 68 down there. the big drop is on the weekend when rain returns saturday and sunday morning and temps go back into the 50s.
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today it's all about 60s. 66 in napa and 64 in san francisco. 67 in gilroy. 66 in an jose and santa cruz, beautiful. sunny and clouds rolling in, rain developing over the weekend. there's a ruling to report in the case of pulse nightclub shooters widow. the reason an oakland judge ruled to release her from federal prison while she waits for the trial. six years after casey anthony was acquitted for murder, why the judge in the case says she may have killed her daughter by accident.
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the judge in the casey anthony case believes she may have killed her daughter by accident. it's just a theory and if the trial had come to the conclusion it might have convicted her of second degree murders. jurors acquitted anthony. authorities are looking for a missing student out of santa rosa junior college. kneel fip lips was last seen at the school library tuesday afternoon. his family worried when he didn't call them for a ride home. this is a photo of the young man described as five foot ten
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inches wearing a block coat and dark shorts and had a black or green backpack. call santa rosa junior college if you have information. a philanthropist is donating $5 million to help people affected by the floods last week. he presented a check to the city yesterday getting the mayor's attention was easy he says. >> it's easy. who doesn't care to be receiving 5 million? >> we can survive for the rest of our life. . >> he moved to california from vietnam following the water and made his money in medical supplies. the money will be distributed to through four nonproperty organizations. .
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a major road is closed this morning and will stay closed for several days. it's highway 35 between bear creek and summit creek road. the recent storms have caused problems along the highway. sky fox flew over to show us the damage. a hillside along bear creek road needs to be strengthened shoring up more mud and debro. cal tran expects the work to be finisheded and the road to reopen next wednesday. >> certainly california is known as being earthquake country. reresearchers say the state of oklahoma is just as likely to have the state shake as we are. the friends and family of a missing vallejo teen is expressing home. why they believe there's a chance she's still alive.
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the flags being blown by a gentle breeze in san francisco as we show you a pretty pick hur of the gorgeous place we call home. it's going to be warmer today than it was yesterday. for some, it's not warm enough. welcome back, it's thursday march 2nd. >> those pictures lift you higher and higher. >> steve is over here with your
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weather for a thursday morning. >> that was an east wind coming over from berkeley there. offshore breeze means the coast is beautiful. everywhere will be beautiful today. this is the warmest day of the week. nice temps tomorrow but i think we top it out today. fog back and the breeze turns more westerly by tomorrow. there's fog out there but it has no chance with the easterly breeze in place. 30s and 40s on your temps. warmer, about 1-3 degrees than 24 hours ago and that will translate into warmer this afternoon. 33 in wood side and 35 and 37 in atherton and los altos. 39 in an mateo. 42 in belmont. this guy sending in a few clouds santa cruz mountains south. everything lacks good until tomorrow. by the weekend we'll you shall i abig change, rain returning to the picture.
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mid 60s here sal. >> you heard me, i love it. this is great time of the year. >> yes. good morning, the traffic isn't too bad. you will see slow downs where you normally do but you're probably expecting it. this is a look at the toll plaza. traffic is busy here for a 25- 30-minute delay. if you drive this way every day, there's nothing that you don't expect here once you make it on to the bridge. into san francisco, no delays. my 880 camera is a little bit crowded northbound as you drive past the high street. hasn't filled in completely. we'll see slowing here but it hasn't been that bad. westbound 580 is slowing approaching the lake shore curve. a lot of highway four action. we had an earlier accident at somerville that's gone now. look at the late traffic coming in through pittsburgh and all the way to concord. looks like it's earlier on that
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commute because of that crash. 880 is also filling in from hayward down to fremont and also when you get to milpitas, very slow traffic because of an earlier accident at 237. let's go back to the desk now. the county sheriff's office still searching for missing teenager pearl pinson who disappeared ten months ago from vallejo. here in the newsroom with the latest on this, allie rasmus. >> reporter: yes, 16-year old pearl pinson disappeared back in may. witnesses reported seeing the teen on a bridge in va hey screaming for help -- -- vallejo as she was dragged off by a man into a car. recently released tapes reveal what the witnesses described. >> i heard the shot. she said call the police and he's trying to shoot me. >> this guy was trying to rape
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this girl and he shot her. >> the witness reports prompted an amber alert and police named castro who died a day after the shoot out. he barricaded himself inside a home after fleeing police. they found his blood in her car but her body was never found. with a recent interview, investigators believe it's possible other people may have been involved in the kidnapping and that she may still be alive. >> it wasn't a significant amount of blood that would indicate it wasn't survivable. we still very much hold on to hope that we are going to bring pearl home and she's being held somewhere against her will or being passed person to person. but that she's alive. >> now in the ten months since she disappeared investigators have gone through hundreds of hours of surveillance video and
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tracked her car to the jenner area and confirmed he was driving in the area after her kidnapping. a couple months ago they did a search of coastline but still no sign of pinson. pinson's sister says she also holds out hope that her sister is still alive and we will be hearing from her coming up in the next hour. back to you. allie rasmus in the newsroom, thank you. time is 7:35 in about an hour, testimony resumes in the trial of antolin garcia-torres killed of killing sierra lamar. defense lawyers tried to raise doubts about the physical evidence collected from his car. detectives say that a single strand of lamar's hair was found in the trunk of the car. however, the defense lawyer alleges a single strand was missing from an evidence envelope containing other hairs collected from a bag. antolin garcia-torres is charged with kidnapping and killing the teenager who
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disappeared in 2012 2012on her way to the scholarship bus stop. the widow of the pulse nightclub gunmen omar mateen could be out of jail tomorrow. it left 49 people dead and he later died in a shoot out with police. she moved to the bay area to be with her family. she's been in federal prison after being arrested two months ago. a federal judge granted her bail yesterday. >> he's missing his mom. he cried because she used to sleep next to him and tell him a story and every night he cries. >> solomon will be released tomorrow morning unless there's an objection by the florida court where she's tried. she will still have restrictions and must live with her uncle and wear a gps tracker and the only time she's allowed to leave is for medical appointments or court hearings. the california supreme court will consider whether information on the personal
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phones of state officials can be considered public records. many state officials in california have admitted to using personal email accounts and cell phones to conduct government business. the lawsuit before the court concerns messages that were requested about the developments in downtown san jose. they were sent or received on private devices used by san jose's mayor and city council. the cities said it didn't have access to the messages since they were created on personal devices. the warriors play the bulls tonight in chicago, their first game of course without the injured kevin durant who arrived back in the bay area last night. sky fox was overhead as the private jet landed at oakland airport. you see him taken away in a wheelchair. he was injured tuesday night against the washington wases. -- -- wizards. he has a bone bruise in his leg and sprained mcl.
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an orthopedic surgeon says the warriors and doctors may give him a little longer to heal. >> the thing you worry about is the injury that might heal but if there's less muscle strength there's not an ability to cut and pivot, you can get a second tear injury. >> doctors determining when he can come back. he may be able to play in the last two weeks of the regular season and then the nba playoffs. there was a flight delay on an international light bound for san francisco caused by a little animal on the plane. these are pictures looking at sfo. the british air ways flight was headed to sfo but just before the plane pushed back, someone saw a mouse on that plane. the pilots announced it violated international regulations so the flight was delayed. passengers used the time to tweet out reactions. one asked if the problem was the mouse couldn't get a visa
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to come to the u.s. a joke. if -- -- the plane arrived four four hours later than scheduled. california is known as earthquake country. seismologists now say oklahoma is as likely to experience earthquakes as we are. a damaging earthquake including a magnitude 5 that damaged chimneys in the town of curbing. there's a 5.8 near pawn knee. until the year 20000 oklahoma averaged two earthquakes a year with a magnitude of 2.7 or larger. it jumped to 4,000 years ago. they say injections known as fracking appear to be the reason. evidence that life on efrth much earlier than previously believed. there were thriving organisms 4.(200) 000-0000 years ago.
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the fossils show signs of bacteria that lived on the ocean floor. that could point to life on ancient mars when the planet featured similar to those on earth now. time is 7:40 today is a big day for snapchat, the company has officially gone public. the impact it's having on wall street this morning. drug use and car burglaries and a fire, next the growing list of complaints about a large homeless encampment near businesses in san francisco. good morning we're seeing traffic slow in many areas as you might expect like here at the bay bridge. when you get to the other side on peninsula, not too bad. not too bad at all describes the weather. mostly sunny skies and temperatures bumping up a few degrees, a few high clouds.
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two men appeared in the san jose courtroom yesterday arrested shortly after a stabbing at a bar on 2nd street. the security guard say he was stabbed after an at occasion. the other two being held without bail. complaints are growing in san francisco from business owners about a large homeless camp in porayal hills. business owners took photos of drug use and car break-ins. yesterday morning a fire broke out because a homeless person may have been cooking inside a tent. business owners put up
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barricades like this and "no trespassing" signs to keep unwanted people out. >> people have come into our show room uninvited. >> some of the messes they leave behind are atrocious. we need a positive approach other than getting harassed back. >> the city held a forum on homelessness to come up with a long term solution to the problem. the plan is to take down the encampment within the next couple of months but that will happen only after finding shelters and other services for the people there. oakland's new police chief anne kirkpatrick has one mission -- to make the city safe she says. after sitting down and talking 101 with dave clark, she discussed her law enforcement philosophy as well as her vision for oakland.
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she's 57 years old and describes herself as quiet, direct and consistent. she has ideas to improve the police department and first wants to hear from her staff about changes and reform. 0. >> we have a single mission to make oakland safe. it may seem overly broad but it really isn't. >> as for oakland's sang ware city status she says she answers to the people of oakland rather than the federal government. she says she plans to live in downtown oakland. you had a chance to meet her dave, we had bits of this interview yesterday. you got a fuller picture of the chief as well as her plans for the city. >> she has a variety of interests. says she has to make the city of oakland safe and get the members of the police department on board in making that happen and treating the community better and she said
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she knows the community will love her officers under her leadership style. >> very good, we'll hear more about it throughout the day. time is 7:46 new this morning, this story just a short while ago, the u.s. senate confirmed ben carson the former presidential candidates as the new housing secretary. the he has no government or housing policy experience. democrats even criticized his credentials. he was unanimously approved january skw and moments ago the u.s. senate confirmed him as the new secretary of housing. we'll help get you out the door, dry roads make things easier. >> yeah right now this dry weather as you said the really paying dividends. we have had normal commute. still slow traffic of course but there are some good
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commutes here, nothing to worry about as far as potholes. the traffic continues to move slowly approaching oakland here on northbound 880. if you're a pittsburgh driver or getting over to bay point, that's slow. 680 is solid from con ford to walnut creek. look at 680 in danville heading out. very slow. let me do that line again. i wasn't happy with that. southbound 680 is slow this morning. also looking at a lot of slow traffic on 880 southbound from hayward to fremont and on the peninsula, slow in san mateo and northbound 101 as usual, starts to slow at 380 and stays slow most of the way up past the old candle stick exit into san francisco.
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7:47 let's bring steve in. >> candle stick? >> remember that? >> there's a time when if you mention candle stick you will be above a certain age. i think that time has arrived. >> okay, yes, thank you sal. we have sunshine out there. there's a tiny cloud but no high temps. today is the warmest day of the week. we have had 50s. today we continue the trend upward. high pressure hanging on for another day and a half. tomorrow mostly sunny skies, increase in low and high clouds. today it's about sunshine and warmer temps. if you like yesterday and you want it two degrees warmer, today is it. it will be cooler, low clouds out there. the coastal variety. i guess once you get to march it's time to look for that. they are running into too much resistance in the form of an easterly breeze. half moon bay at 46 degrees.
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39 this morning. we are about 1-3 and 4 degrees warmer. santa cruz already 45. 68 today would not be surprised. 31 in boulder creek and 33 in fell ton. still some chilly conditions. that's the low i'm talking about -- you only see it on the water vapor. that has produced a few high clouds. overall, nothing really changing today except more sunshine and a bit warper temperatures. the system coming in for the weekend looks like our big weather producer giving us the rain. today sunshine and nice temps. 66 in concord and 65 in san rafael and santa rosa, 67 degrees. same for the south bay peninsula and down to santa cruz, it's 68. holy cow. mostly sunny on friday. rain starts in the north bay early around noon on saturday for everyone late sunday
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welcome back. it's 7:52. the golden gate bridge has a suicide net in place in four years. the marin independent journal reports the district has set a target date of january 12th, 2021 and the work has already started. the $200 million project involves steel netting about the size of seven football fields. the city of san francisco is accusing hurt z rental cars accusing them of deceiving customers into paying high fees if they cross the bridge. the bridge has an electronic payment system. hertz uses plate pass to pay the toll. the city unfairly charges a 4 $4.95 convenience fee that keeps accumulating every day. the vehicle is rented even if it doesn't go across the bridge
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again. it could lead to millions of dollars in penalties. so far, no comment yet from hertz. former president george w. bush in southern california last night speaking at the ronald reagan library. the former president was asked about recent statements he made that some interpreted as criticizing president trump. mr. bush said that was not what he intended. >> so here's what happens. i'm asked a question "do i believe in free press? "and the answer is absolutely. i believe in free press as should every other american believe in free press. the press holds people to account. power is very addictive. and it's corrosive if it becomes central to your life. and therefore there needs to be an independent group of people who hold you to account.
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>> the former president is on tour promoting his new book "paintings of veterans, portraits of courage" he started painting after he left the white house because he wanted to learn something new. michael jackson's former home the neverland ranch is for sale again for $67 million. the 2700 acre estate is now called the sycamore valley ranch. it has 16 bedrooms, 29 bathrooms, a dance studio and movie theater. just two years ago the asking price was $100 million. scientists in the nevada may have found another way to use drones. they want to use them to help make it rain. they are hoping to increase precipitation by using drones to seed the clouds using chemicals to increase rainfall that's been around for years. it's done by a pilot in a plane.
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researchers say using drones would be cheaper and safer. they also say cloud seeding doesn't dramatically change the weather but it can bring some relief. 0. >> it can add up to ten percent snow pack in the mountain so that extra water sometimes is enough to keep a couple crops alive or keep the people from needing to go into drought restriction. >> early tests have already started on this with the drones. they're hoping to successfully fly a drone on a cloud seeding flight in the coming months. it's a different take on milk and cookies if you're over the ache of 21. there's a bar in vacville creating a menu to go with girl scout cookies. it pairs craft beer with cookies like thin mints. the owners say the combination of cookies and beer may sound
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strange at first but the flavors really compliment each other naturally. time now to check in with mike and gasia. >> not quite on board with that. i'll give it a try one day. >> a u-haul truck hits a fire hydrant in belmont causing water to pour out for three hours. also an off duty oakland police officer nearly hit by gun fire overnight on a busy bay area freeway. the clues left behind at the scene as police continue to look for the suspect. good morning, right now traffic is going to be busy in some areas. on the bridge you can see traffic looks good getting into san francisco. our weather is already looking good. it will be better this afternoon. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s for a few.
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. it's a big day for snapchat, the company behind the popular messaging app is going public. mornings on two continues now. that's the ringing opening bell on wall street this morning. the most anticipated operating for a social media company since twitter. pam cook has more on its shares and pricing including the bay area high school. that's expected to benefit coming up in just a couple minutes. good morning, welcome back. it's thursday march 2nd.
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i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. the weather looks like a million bucks. >> multiple millions. it is. a pbr and oreo cookie kind of day there. >> you're not with me. >> i'm not with you on that one. >> thank you, lots of sunshine and gasia is right. it's going o be a beautiful day here. lots of sunshine already beginning to kick in and temps wafrming up quick. any patchy fog is getting chewed up. half moon bay is already 50. 0 we're already two degrees warmer than this time yesterday. high temps will be warmer. lows rotating off the coast, a few high clouds. coastal variety fog, no impact today. sunny skies a warm day. mid 60s here. i know this man approves. . >> do you?
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>> okay, i do. >> yes. >> thank you very much, steve. right now we do have the traffic that is moving along better than it was. let's take a look at the south bay first. we're looking at 280 in san jose. you see the traffic is moving along well as you get up to highway 17. it's cleared out. it was slow a bit earlier. now looks like the traffic has become better. northbound 101 at 85 are still slow. northbound 101 and 280 are going to be filled in getting up to mountain view. it stands within the realm of normal. 880 is slower and so is 237 because of earlier problems on the peninsula. southbound 101 through redwood city is slow. 101 in both directions is sorrow in san mateo. northbound 101 is slow up to san francisco -- -- slow in san mateo. let's talk about the bay bridge.
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the traffic there at the plaza is backed up for 20-25-minute delay. we begin with a developing story we have been following where a crash may have caused thousands of gallons of water to dwush out. >> a vehicle clipped the fire hydrant earlier this morning. lima tee nez arrived on scene -- -- lee martinez. >> reporter: i talked to a witness whose car was hit. he says the u-haul driver drove up on the sidewalk where the fire hydrant was at the end of the street. he came up the sidewalk, sideswiped some storage units and then came and hit three parked vans, one truck up here and then he finally came to a rest. we do have some video we took earlier showing you how much water was coming down earlier. this was a 30-foot giser in the
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air touching the power lines. pg and e had to come out and turn off the power lines in order for crews to stop the water. we were told it wasn't the fire department's duty but more the water department that had to turn off the water. they did get it turned off. we talked to chp and they say no charges against the driver. back out here live, one of the witnesses says that he believes that there's a lot of water damage out here in the storage units. he's been here several times before and saw a lot of water come rushing out. his car is damaged. here he is, would you like to talk to us sir? you saw everything? you witnessed it? >> i was in the van. the guy came up on the sidewalk, first he took out the water heater. he was in a new u-haul van. he took out the water heater. i thought it was like an earthquake in the building and it was coming down.
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my three work trucks are ruined and i hope he has insurance. >> you say you haven't been inside. >> aye been here since 2010. he let me grab some tools out of my van so i could try to move it and bend the fenders out but he's not letting people in. >> but it looks look a lot of damage? >> yeah, the water damage people there are. the fire hydrant went from 3:00 3:00 in the morning to just a little while ago. the guy from the water department couldn't find the meter. i told him it's in front of the fire hydrant. he turned everybody's water off. it's crazy. >> reporter: sorry this has happened to you. the water is coming off the roof. there's so much water pouring off the roof. the witness you just heard from told me when he talked to the driver the driver's story was he saw a dog in the road and he swerved to avoid hitting the dog. back to you guys.
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>> do we know if the driver is going to be charged or not? ? >> i talked to chp and they say at this point no charges against the driver. they ended up towing u-haul truck away. new from overnight, police say three gunmen shot at an off duty oakland police officer. he was not hurt in the incident. the shooting happened at 11:30 near fifth avenue. we are told that three men and a gray ford explorer cut off the police officer going southbound on 880. that's situation escalated and someone in the explorer fired at the officer and there was a pursuit and the suspects got away. the vehicle was later found empty at 55th and brooke dale avenues near mills college. police brought in a canine unit to look for the three men. during the original chase there were two separate crashes involved innocent bystanders. the river side county
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coroner has officially released the names of three people from san jose killed in a plane crash. the three victims -- two other relatives were thrown from the lane plane on impact and they survived. they told family members back in san jose they encountered bad weather. >> just wanted to let everybody know the conditions they were going through and pray for them because the weather was bad. she kept mentioning. >> really? >> yeah, very rainy and windy. >> the five people were returning to the bay area from disneyland after watching the grand daughter compete in a cheerleading competition. the safety board says they could take up to a year before releasing the investigation results. the highway in the santa cruz mountains is temporarily closed. highway 35 between bear creek road and summit is expected to be shut down for a week.
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recent storms have caused problems along the highway. sky fox flew over a stretch to look at the damage. a hillside along bear creek needs showing up. cal tran expects the road to reopen next wednesday. the flood relief effort in san jose is getting a boost from a billionaire philanthropist. he's donating $5 million to help flooded out last week. he presented a check to the city yesterday and said getting the mayor's attention was easy. he moved to california from vietnam following the war. the donations will be distributed through four major nonprofits. it is the most highly anticipated ipo since facebook and twitter. the parent company of snapchat goes public today. >> it's very exciting, usually a big boost to the stock market
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when familiar companies feel confident to go public. snap priced at $17 a share above the expected range of $14 to $16 a share. the cofounders rang the bell this morning and keeping a close eye on it, it's not starded trading yet. 300 points on the upside for the dow. the parent company of snapchat is based in venice, california and it was priced last night at $17 a share above the expected range of $14 to $16 a share. the copound founders will retain controlling power.
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the class a stock being sold has no voting power. snap getting the ticker symbol snap on the new york stock exchange. >> initially there's a lot of concerns and skepticism about whether snapchat can grow. i think that with facebook people understood it when they went public. if you remember it, they went public with 800 million users. we were already on it so investors got it because adults were on it. >> no matter what part snapchat debuts on the new york stock exchange this morning. 26 years old, the founder. they are definitely going to be billionaires. here's another group of kids going to the navy. the school saint francis high school will reportedly cash in on the investment in snap. the information a fund link to the private high school took
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part in the early investment round at snap. that stake is worth tens of millions of dollars. great to see that a school actually invested. coming up during the 9:00-hour, the reporter will talk about the rise of snapchat and what it could hold for the future. is it a good investment or too late? the analysts made an interesting point. facebook used by a broader range of people, we talked about it. my kids use snap, it's a young thing, teenagers use it instead of talking on the phone. >> 70% in the united states between 18-24 years old use snapchat. >> we all have accounts but not active. >> that's the co, are you going to make me some money. >> i think everybody younger than us coming up are using it and probably going to use it. keep watching, it's not open yet. when it opens up are you going to buy? that's our question of the day? are you going to invets in
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snapchat. let us know what you think. check out our facebook page or tweet us. >> new developments surrounding a missing teenager the reason authorities believe she could still be alive. the u.s. attorney general jeff sessions says he did nothing wrong but democrats are calling on him the resign. i'm doug luzader in washington, more on that just ahead. -just gonna do a little cut. -jim? -yeah? -i think you need to let go of the ab booster. why don't we sell it on letgo? [banging on door] i'll take it. it's time to snap, post, chat and sell. it's time to letgo.
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three skiers were killed in italy. three of the skiers who survived have serious injuries. no word yet on their names or nationality. attorney general jeff sessions now being called to rhine. doug luzader has more from washington -- resign. >> reporter: this is a distraction for the white house as democrats and republicans on capitol hill have agreed to move forward on an investigation into russia's alleged role in last year's presidential campaign. as the campaigns were heating up last year on two occasions now u.s. attorney general jeff sessions spoke with russia's ambassador to the u.s., no
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evidence of any campaign collusion but during his confirmation hearing when he was asked about possible contact sessions said this, "i've been called a surrogate at a time or two and i did not have communications with the russians". the democratic leader pounced in a statement saying "now after lying under oath to congress about his communications with the russians the attorney general must resign". sessions was an early trump sporer but denies wrong doing suggesting the meetings were part of his job as senior senate member on services committee. he released a statement. whatever role sessions may have played on capitol hill an investigation is churning forward into allegations of russian interference in the campaigns with the republican in charge blaming the obama administration. >> a year ago i went out and
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called the fall r failure to understand vladimir putin's intention, the largest intelligence failure since 9-11 and the last administration didn't do anything about it. >> this fuels calls from democrats to reaccuse himself from investigations involving russia. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. senate democratic leader amy schumer is the latest to call out attorney general jeff sessions to resign. he had this to say this morning. >> attorney general sessions had weeks to correct the record that he made before the judiciary committee. but he let the record stand. >> senator schumer went on to say it would be inappropriate for sessions to lead the investigation into russian involvement in the u.s. election. he's calling for the justice department to appoint a preshl prosecutor. sessions is a big talker on twitter right now. bash lee tweeted this out -- --
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barbara lee. new this morning, just a short while ago, the u.s. senate confirmed ben carson, the former presidential candidates as the new housing secretary. he has no government or housing policy experience. despite that, he was unanimously approved in a senate committee vote in january. work and school and wherever else you need to go, how do the roads look? >> westbound 24 traffic is getting better by the moment. still crowded. not completely a picnic but things are getting better as you drive towards the tunnel. when you get to the other side it's starting to slow down a bit as you make your way down to the # 80 interchange. -- -- 580. the south bay is really filled in. look at 280 and 101. all the freeways are slow. slow traffic on the peninsula on 101 through redwood city and
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san mateo and burlingame. it's been very slow, 280 and 101 have been slow. 280 in daly city and 101? south city. southbound 101 between san rafael, slow traffic there and at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning, you'll see the traffic is backed up for a little while here for about a 20 minute delay before you make it on to the actual bridge. no major problems on the span. 8:19 let's bring steve in. >> it's nice to have a quiet pattern. >> we had a lot of not quiet patterns. >> yeah, in february, yes, thank you. today is the warmest day of the week. a slow process to really get above 60 degrees. yesterday was the day and we'll top it out today with 1-3 degrees warming compared to yesterday. i will look for 66's and 67- degree readings and the possibility of gilroy over to
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santa cruz could flirt with 70. it will be okay tomorrow. just an increase in low clouds and higher clouds and slightly cooler. today everything looks good. low clouds are out but too much of an easterly freeze. you can see it at half moon bay -- -- easterly breeze. san francisco almost 50 degrees and kensington at 49 degrees. replacing the 30s are 40s in areas that were cooler than this. it's not taking long. east bay temps jumping out of the 30s already happening fast here. lafayette, 49 already. must be offshore breeze there as well. 48 in brentwood. pittsburgh at 46. there it is, i know a northwest breeze over the bay and to the coast and out to the beaches. nine in truckee. 38 in ukiah. reno at 30. 49 in las vegas.
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it will send in a few high clouds and help nudge the ridge out of the way. you don't see it unless you look at the water vapor but the infrared shows clouds. heading down to spring training, if you're watching us down there, 57 in phoenix. 53 in tucson and it's a beautiful sunny day there. same for us, we're not going to be as warm as them obviously but we look good until the weekend and systems coming in, timing on the rain looks to be saturday afternoon and saturday evening and early sunday but not today. today with sunshine and winds out and warmer temperatures here. again, this is the warmest day because by sunday back into the 50s as rain returns in a much cooler pattern. timing looks to be late saturday afternoon to the north. the system will bring in clouds there and on saturday starting to move in, here comes the system around noon. 3:00 or 4:00 should roll through and late saturday and sunday, we'll see clearing. not a big system but i think maybe a quarter to an inch of
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rain out of it. 60s on the temps in brentwood. 67 degrees and santa cruz at 68. gilroy, 67 and san jose 66. san mateo at 64. slightly cooler friday. your weekend clouding it up and bringing rain in. tesla cofounder elon musk getting advice from a fifth grader. the letter suggests how he could save some cash.
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0 transportation officials considering a plan that would allow commute buses to get around cal tran. a letter has been submitted for the program. buses would be used on highway 101. bus speeds would be limited to 35 miles per hour. a time line for the project has yet to be announced. tesla ceo is taking advice from a fifth grader. tesla holding a contest for homemade commercials after a response from a viewer. she noticed tesla doesn't advertise and they should let fans produce something. elon musk responded. public health officials are hoping to bring down the number of infant deaths by having babies babies sleep in a place
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you wouldn't think of. hundreds of card board boxes were given away. they are small and portable and comes with a firm mattress that fits inside the box. every year 3500 infants die from sleep related incidents. sharing a room but not a bed with your infantly greatly reduces the risk. the two accountants in charge of the winning envelopes at the oscars have been banned from the show. he was seen taking photos during the telecast. there's a photo of him backstage holding two envelopes. he mistakenly handed them the best actress envelope instead of best picture. tmz reports they have hired body guards for the two and their families because of death threats. there's a surprising subplot in the version of
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"beauty and the beast". disney is revealing the first openly gay character. the side kick lefou will explore his sexuality in a small subplot. beauty and the beast is in the theaters later this month. two cases of vandalism targeting politically minded bay area students. why they say the vandals have gone too far. the family of a missing teen expressing new hope. they believe pearl pinson missing since last may is still alive. traffic is busy if you're driving around the bay area. you can see traffic here at the toll plaza still slow. nothing slow about our weather. it's beginning to warm up and we're looking for mid and upper 60s today. what about the weekend?
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good morning, i'm mike mibach, in regards to snap the, the parent company of snapchat officially trading on the ticker opening at $24. this is above the ipo price of $17. off it goes. >> we should have bought it an hour ago. >> exactly. let's check in with steve as we enjoy our beautiful weather before the system makes its way in. yes, that's true, today is the day. lots of sunshine yesterday. we finally broke through the 60 degrees mark. today slightly warmer. still okay on friday. i think a few more low clouds coming in and taking a few degrees off the highs and clouds roll in on saturday and rain returning in the evening
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taking us into sunday. everything looks good today. there are a few, half moon bay already 54. i don't think it will take long. 42 now. wood side men low park. 36 in los altos. 36234 pacifica as well because of the offshore easterly component and that's going to make for warm temperatures over by the beaches today. a little low right there. a few high clouds but that's not stopping anything today. by tomorrow we're dealing with a lot more in the way of low clouds and certainly a system coming in for the weekend. 60s on your high temperatures today. 8:31 and the traffic is moderate. >> we do have improving conditions out there steve. good morning to you, the commuter if you're driving in the south bay for example. i think you might like 280 and san jose. want to see if i can switch it up here.
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it looks pretty good if you're driving on northbound 280 getting up to highway 17. so that's improved. but if you look at the maps of the south bay, you will see that 280 -- i'll put it up in js a second, 280, there's the stretch there. we were showing you just now the stretch where 280 was. looking pretty good. the rest of it is slow on 280 getting into couper tee know. 85 and 101 are slow getting in the west valley. if you're on the peninsula, traffic is slow through burlingame and san mateo. not doing well. use 280 instead. as you drive into san francisco, slow traffic on 280 and 101 approaching the city and marin county has a bunch of slow traffic as you come through. 8:32 back to the desk. new this morning, a third suspect under arrest in
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connection to a deadly shooting. sammy seen on the left here surrendered yesterday. he's been booked for accessory to murder. investigators had previously taken these other two men into custody. a 20-year old man shot and killed yind behind a grocery store last wednesday night. the sister of a missing vallejo teen is holding out hope her sister will be found alive even though she was kidnapped nine months ago. live in the newsroom now with more on why investigators may believe she hasn't been killed. >> the sheriff investigators found evidence the teen was injured, they never found her body and still have no definitive evidence she was killed. she was reportedly bleeding and screaming for help as she was dragged off. recently released 91 tapes reveals what a witness described to police.
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0. >> we hold on to hope we will bring pearl home and she's being held against her will or she's being passed from person to person. 0. >> she could be anywhere with anybody. i'm not going to stop believing. >> castro, the captor died in southern california after barricading himself in a home in a shoot out with police. you heard the investigator say in the interview they believe it's possible while she was injured she may not have been killed. one theory as they are operating on is she blooes her sister may have been forced into sex trafficking es against her will.
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investigators have gone through hundreds of hours of surveillance video and confirmed castro, her alleged kidnapper drove his car to the bay area after the abduction. investigators did another search of the coastline there but still found no sign of her there. so the investigation continues. back to you guys. authorities are looking for a missing student from skroez junior college. campus police say the 20-year old was last seen tuesday afternoon at the school library. his family became concerned when he did not contact them for a ride home. here's the picture on the left. he's 5 feet 10 inches tall with blue eyes wearing a dark coat and black shorts and had a black and green backpack. witness testimony will continue today in the trial of antolin garcia-torres, the man accused of killing sierra lamar. on wednesday defense attorneys tried to cast doubt on physical
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evidence collected from his vehicle. detectives say say single strand of lamar's hand was found in the trunk of the car but defense attorneys alleges a single strand wus missing from an evidence envelope containing other hairs from a bag filled with her clothing. she's charged with kidnapping and killing the morgan hill teenager who disappeared on her way to the school bus stop. the widow of the pulse nightclub gunmen could be out of jail tomorrow. the shooting in orlando left 49 people dead and omar mateen died in a shoot out with police. his wife and son moved to the bay area to be closer to her family. yesterday she was granted bail. >> she has no connection to the islamic state and has not existed any extremist views. there's nothing that suggests
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she's violent or dangerous. >> solomon will be released tomorrow morning unless there's an objection by the florida court. she still has restrictions and must live with her uncle and wear a gps tracker ask the only time she is able to leave is for medical reasons or court appointments. a politically charged environment since the election of president trump, alexa advantage on campus now of the berkeley college. >> reporter: good morning, a lot of conservative students have felt threatened here on the campus since the election of president trump and a lot of them say the political push back has gotten worse since last month. that's when the berkeley college republicans invited conservatives milo yiannopoulos to speak here at the student union building. it was a planned event that never happened because of violent protests here. some of this recent harassment
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of conservative students have been captured on video. >> we have a sign here, a wooden sign hand painted. . >> this is video that was taken by the berkeley college republicans and they say it shows a student destroys one of the group's signs. the young man took the sign from the group's table set up in the plaza and cracked it into pieces and through it in the compost, this happened on tuesday. the very next day the conservative student group says someone ripped apart a donald trump sign out at their table. the names and faces of many of the clubs members have been appears on posters put up around campus with the heading "know your baby fascist" the members say this is unnerving. >> we get our materials destroyed. it happened last semester with a trump cut out.
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0. the berkeley college republicans say membership has been growing as of late as a conservative voice here on a mainly liberal campus. university officials weigh in condemning what they describe as a new round of disturbing incidents taking place. university officials say they're reaching out to any students who say they feel threatened here on the campus. . golden state warriors play the bulls tonight in chicago. it will be their first big game without kevin durant. sky fox was overhead as the private jet landed at oakland international. he was taken away in a wheelchair after being injured tuesday night against the washington wizards. he sprained his mcl in his left knee and a bone bruise in his leg and will be out four weeks.
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an orthopedic surgeon says the warriors and doctors may give him longer to heal. >> the thing you worry about is reinjury. it might heal but if there's less muscle strength there's not an ability to cut and pivot. a different take on milk and cookies if you're 21. the bar in vac vacville is pairing up cookies with beer. the owners say the combination of cookies and beer might sound strange at first but they believe the flavors naturally compliment each other. if you're a true beer lover, listen to this. how would you like to be paid to drink beer around the ugs this summer? -- -- u.s. three beer drinking interns are being looked for. you get paid $12,000 to taste
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beer, film video and post to social media pages. the only job only lasts a few months. go to the company's website and submit a one minute video explaining why you're the best fit. the deadline is march 26th. clean up continues following severe weather in the midwest. the terrifying moments when survivors of what happened when the tornados hit. how much snow has fallen in the sierra, the good news coming from the latest snow pack report. slow traffic out there in case you're holding off. the good news is in the 9:00- hour, it begins to drop dro matt cli. 280 is still slow approaching the 880 interchange. lots of sunshine, warmer temps. how much warmer, we'll show you that. how about the weekend? no, there's a change.
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two houses over here are totally gone. it's like you were up in an airplane. i could hear the roof popping and you could feel the house shake. >> clean up is underway after deadly tornados swept through the midwest. three people are dead and several more injured. the latest from east of chicago. >> reporter: today will be the
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first day clean up crews are allowed to come back here. it's too dangerous with the debris everywhere. this is the kind of stuff they worry about. this is a piece of wood from a home. not quite sure what part. you can see the nail on this. that makes it extremely dangerous. this stuff anybody can get hurt walking around here. the devastation is everywhere. in a small town like this where there's only 200 homes, this ef- three tornado affected half the towns homes and 60 of the homes are completely unlivable and will have to be knocked down. the clean up is the part they will begin today. contractors are coming into this area and there still remains people who do not have power. it's very cold this morning and they're trying to survive and hunker down as best they can without power that will hopefully be restored at some
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point today. good news from the latest sierra snow pack survey. california's water resources department did its monthly measurement in el dorado county yesterday. the snow back is 179% of normal. for the entire state, 185% normal for the start of march. california gets 1-third of its total water from the sierra snow back. >> the snow will be around for a while. let's check in with sal to see if the traffic has been hanging around a while on this thursday morning. >> feels like it for some of these people. mike and gasia, the different crowd at the bij bray getting lighter. if you have been waiting around, every time we lock at it this time of the morning, it's still busy but between 9:00 and 10:00, it begins to break up. if you have the luxury of perhaps watching mornings on two at 9:00, the subtle plug there, you can see traffic is getting better unless there is an accident and then things start to ramp back up again.
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this is 880 that's become slow all the way up to downtown oakland. you can see a lot of slow traffic there. we also look at the peninsula across the bay. 101 is still busy from san bruno up to san francisco. for some reason 101 this morning in burlingame, this area has not been that great. usually it's slow but today has been extra slow. 0. >> i would like to watch the 9:00 show, is there a special guest? >> some weather man name steve. thank you sir, stay tuned. clear skies. santa cruz south from a weak system, everything says sunshine and warmer temperatures. bumping up to 3:00, can't hate clouds.
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0 today will feel very spring- like. temperatures in the id to upper 60s. in southern california the national weather service just had a 24-hour temperature change. double figures compared to yesterday so we're warm but not that warm. temperatures will start to cool down on friday and rain returns with cooler temperatures back into the 50s over the weekend. everything looks good today. sunshine already. we bounce off the morning lows past 50 in the city. 55 half moon bay, already 50 in sfo. santa cruz can get out a 70 degrees temp. 52, i would not be surprised. they will be the warmest along with gilroy. upper 40s in campbell. san jose state meet rolg department 50 degrees. the offshore breeze helps. it's there. a low right along the central california coast. that might be enough to budge
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the high a bit over the next 24 hours. it's a cold front coming in that has a bigger impact. coastal fog is out there but puts on the brakes as the easterly wind hits it. tomorrow may have more of an advantage. speaking of working its way in, the front is on the way for the weekend. today sunshine and warm temps. warmer for the week and tomorrow still good. a much cooler pattern as we go into the weekend and rain returns. today it's about 60s so a few upper 60s close to 70 for santa cruz. enjoy it today. good friday and there's your change for the weekend soofrjts soudz good. today's doctor suess's birthday. he would have turned 113. march 2nd is also read across america. students celebrate dr. suess by dressing up as their favorite character and reading his books. his most famous, the cat in the
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hat published in 1957. up next, a lawsuit filed against a major karen tall company by the city of san francisco.
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two men arrested shortly after the stabbing that happened a bar on second street. investigators say he was stabbed after an at occasion. oakland new police chief anne kirkpatrick has one mission, to make the city safe. she held a round table with reporters yesterday to discuss law enforcement philosophy at vision for oakland. she's 57 years old and describes he's as quiet and direct. she has ideas to improve the police department but also wants to hear from her staff. >> we have a single mission, a
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single mission to make oakland safe. it may seem overly broad but it really isn't. >> chief anne kirkpatrick answers to the people of oakland rather than the federal government. she's the fifth chief in ten years. she plans to live in downtown oakland. >> if all goes as planned the golden gate bridge has a suicide net in place. the bridge district has set a target date of january 12th of 2021. work is already underway. the $200 million project involves the steel netting, equivalent to the size of seven football fields. the city of san francisco is accused of hertz rental car of gouging customers who drive across the golden gate. the city attorney filed a lawsuit accused of deceiving customers into paying high fees if they cross the bridge. the golden gate bridge has an electronic payment system. they use plate pass to automatically pay the toll.
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the city unfairly charges a toll of a convenience fee that once activated keeps accumulating. even if it doesn't cross the bridge again. the lawsuit could result in millions of dollars in penalties. hertz has not commented about the suit. complaints growing in san francisco about a large encampment on utah street. yesterday morning a fire broke out because a homeless person was cooking inside a tent. they put up barricades and no trespassing signs. now they want the city to take action. the city held a forum on homelessness last night in homes of coming up with a long term solution. the plans is take down the encampment in the next few months after finding shelter and sftss for the people there. the forper home of michael jackson back on the market, the reason it's listed with the big
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a surprising revelation, the judge tells the orlando sental newspaper he believes anthony may have tried to quiet her two year old child by using chloroform and she may have accidentally used too much. the judge says it's a theory and if jurors in the 2011 trial come to that conclusion they may have convicted her of second degree murder. california certainly known for the earthquakes we have but seismologists say oklahoma is as likely to experience earthquakes as we are. last year oklahoma had several danling earthquakes including a magnitude five earthquake. . until the year 20 # 0, oklahoma averaged about two
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earthquakes a year with a magnitude of 2.7 or larger. two years ago that number jumped to 4,000 earthquakes. they say underground injections of waste water from deep oil drilling which is known as fracking appears to be the reason. today the california supreme court will consider whether information on the personal phones of state officials can be considered public records. many state officials have admitted using personal email accounts. they are questioning developments in downtown san jose used by the mayor and city council. the city they did not have access to the messages created on personal devices. yahoo's board of directors has stripped the ceo of a cash bonus and stock award totalling 12 million dollars. (1) 200-0000. this follows an internal investigation of two security
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breaches that exposed the personal information of more than a billion yahoo users. the investigation found yahoo's top executives failed to. last year the san francisco bank estimated more than 2 million customers may have unforzed accounts opened in their name. -- -- unauthorized. they may have gotten lower credit scores. the neverland rafrn ch owned by michael jackson is for sale again. now it goes by the name sycamore valley ranch. the asking price is 67 million $67 million, 2-thirds of the $100 million mris list price when it was put up for sale two
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years ago. realtors are not saying if there's been any serious potential buyers looking at it. today at 9:00, snapchat parent's company begins trading on the new york stock exchange. will the recent rain help or hurt your allergies this year? good morning, great day to play in the bay area. maybe a trip down to austin, texas or phoenix arizona. you could go across the atlantic, how about a trip to the island of sicily? have you guys seen this? mountain etna, europe's most active volcano putting on a show for people out there. no sdanger to any towns.

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