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new information about that ohio state amusement park accident that killed one person and injured others. why some california amusement park rides are now shut down. mornings on 2 starts now. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it is friday, july 28. i'm dave clark. steve paulson is off today but rosemary orozco is back with your forecast. good morning and happy friday to you. we have some good weather coming our way. it will be warm and lymph. mild on the coast. temperatures outside our door in the 50s and 60s. 52 to start your day in santa rosa. 56, san francisco. upper 50s in oakland. san jose, 62. here's a look at the onshore breeze that remains through fairfield. very mild to week -- moderate
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as we get into the afternoon. inland temperatures will reach near 90, 95 or so and areas over the north bay. hotter spots will be 96 in antioch. 89 in san jose. morgan hill, 96. it will be warmed this weekend if you're going to the gilroy garlic festival. upper 60s in oakland. upper 80s for redwood city. mid 60s to mid 70s along the coast. mid 70s in and around santa cruz. 69 in san francisco. only minor changes as we get into the weekend. we will heat up as we get into the second half of the weekend and early part of next week. we will look at the extended forecast coming up. good morning. right now traffic is off to a nice start we will start with the tracy commute. so far, so good on 580 and 205.
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if you get up early to beat the traffic this morning, you have succeeded when it comes to traffic on 580 and 205 and into the livermore valley. also looking at interstate 880 north- and southbound. this is a nice commute in both directions. the westbound bay bridge is very light. if you cars but no major backups getting into san francisco. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell now says it's time to move on. the republicans latest attempt to approve a pared down health care plan was shot down on the floor of the senate any late- night vote a couple of hours ago. here is more on the healthcare drama on capitol hill. >> the nose area 51. the motion is not agreed to program it was a long night for the senate. around 1:40 am, the latest attempt to repeal obamacare died by a few votes.
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>> this is a disappointment. a disappointment, indeed. >> reporter: the voting was largely along party lines but susan collins from maine and lisa murkowski from alaska and john mccain of arizona raking ranks from fellow republicans. president trump responding on twitter "three republicans and 48 democrats let the american people down. as i said from the beginning, let obamacare implode, then deal. watch." the watch is a serious blow to the agenda and more embarrassment for a party that has vowed for years to bury the affordable care act. >> many of erik collins on the other side are celebrating -- many of our colleagues on the other side are celebrating. >> my dear friend of the majority leader, we are not celebrating. we are relieved. >> reporter: even if it passed, it would not have been the final bill. just a way for lawmakers to keep the issue alive. democrats were not on board. >> this process is an embarrassment. this is nuclear grade bunkers.
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>> reporter: republicans promising to keep up the fight. >> if you stand up and campaign we will repeal obamacare and you vote for obamacare, those are not consistencies. >> reporter: his comments a clear criticism of senator john mccain but in a statement, mccain said he supports overhauling health care but does not want to be crammed through. richard dennison, fox news. in other news, oakland police are hoping someone will recognize a sketch of a man who was linked to three homicides. this is a sketch released yesterday. the man is described as african- american 5 but, 6 inches tall weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. investigators said the suspect is a person of interest in the killings of lee weathersby the third, lamar broussard, and derek harris. lee weathersby was shot and killed on new year's eve of 2013.
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three weeks later, his 19-year- old brother, lamar brassard and his childhood friend, derek harris, were both shot and killed as they were sitting in the car near their home in east oakland. witnesses said they saw is suspect leave the steen -- the scene, possibly in a durango. a $30,000 reward is being offered for information. a napa county mother and her boyfriend were sentenced to life in prison without parole for torturing and killing her three-year-old daughter. the body of kayleigh slusher was found their home in february 2014. an autopsy showed she died of blunt force trauma after being stopped -- stomped and punch. the mother, sarah krueger, and her boyfriend, ryan scott warner, were put on trial together in front of separate juries. at 9:00, one of the men charged in the ghost ship warehouse fire in oakland will
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ask the judge to reduce his million dollar bill. lawyers for max harris say he is not a flight risk or a public danger. they want him released from jail on his own recognizance. harris and his codefendant are facing 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for each person who died in the ghost ship fire last december. investigators say the owner went to the warehouse while harris helped sublet it. both men were hosting a concert and party when the building caught fire. the family of a cal state long beach student killed in a november 2015 terror attack says internet companies should be held responsible. lawyers for the parents were in an oakland courtroom yesterday. they say youtube was complicit in the attacks and death because it repeatedly allowed isis and its supporters to post videos, sometimes with paid ads.
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the parent company, google, is relying on the 21-year-old law that says websites can't be held liable for content that is provided by others. >> the things we are seeing in terms of the way that the internet is being used, we are not -- were not even imagined by the people who created that communications decency act. >> lawyers for the family argued that youtube should be held responsible for providing isis a platform that was repeatedly used to encourage terror attacks. this matter was taken under advisement by a later rolling which could be weeks or months away. firefighters in antioch are investigating three more suspicious fires that may be the work of a serial arsonist. one fire was on sunset drive off highway 4 yesterday afternoon. the two others were near hillcrest avenue. an off-duty firefighter from colorado was visiting his grandparents when he saw the flames and jumped into action.
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>> there were about 10 foot flames behind the fence and it was spreading laterally left and right. i grabbed the hose and turned it on and started wetting the bed down. then the flames calm down a little bit. i was able to jump the fence and attack the fire. >> there were seven other fires investigators they were intentionally set last week. no one was hurt and those fires. if you can close to homes and a church. investigators say they do have leads on a suspect they are following up on but so far no arrests have been made. opponents of a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in san francisco's sunset district refused to give up after the city's planning commission approved the pot club. neighbors ritz is and by the pacific justice institute arch to the city clerk's office to file a complaint. they say the dispensary could pose a threat to children at a nearby church preschool. the owner of the dispensary is including former oakland mayor,
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jean quan, say the business would not be a danger to kids. they point out there is a liquor store next door to the church. >> we have, in the law, a specific requirement that no place where children congregate can be within 600 feet of such a dispensary. >> they are misinterpreting the law as they have done repeatedly and they're making things up about dangers to children that do not exist. >> the owners say the state law that opponents are referring to only applies to k-12 schools. not preschools. in ohio, the operator of the ride that broke apart killing a teenager says the ride was inspected several times before the accident. an 18-year-old man who adjusted listed in the u.s. marines was killed, seven others were hurt when they were thrown to the ground. investigators are now trying to figure out what caused part of the seat to break loose from the rest of the ride. the dutch manufacturer of the ride is ordering that same ride
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be shut down at fairs all over the world until the reason for the malfunction can be determined. california regulators shut down all fireball rides in the state as a precaution after that deadly amusement park accident in ohio. a ride with the same name was shutdown at the santa cruz beach boardwalk. visitors we spoke to say that accident in ohio makes them nervous. >> i'm not sure who's working on them or adjusting the mechanics of it. i think it puts something in your head that you wonder is it safe? >> boardwalk officials say they conduct regular inspections on their rides. a similar right a great american amusement park has also been closed down. the sonoma county fair, which opens next week, is also removing its fireball ride from the list of attractions. today is a big day for tesla. the first model 3 will be
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welcome back. new development surrounding president trump's announcement that transgender americans will
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not be able to serve in the military. the pentagon says transgender troops can stay in uniform until the secretary of defense gets more clarification. >> the entire force, the entire chain of command will always come it will today and tomorrow and always should treat every single soldier, sailor, airman, marine, coast guard, with dignity and respect for service to our nation. bar none. >> the announcement on wednesday seemed to surprise the defense department. it also triggered protests in san francisco and around the nation. attorney general jeff sessions is still doing his job even as president trump continues to insult him on twitter. jeff sessions is in el salvador talking about how to combat the ms-13 gang. he is meeting with his counterpart in el salvador, working on what is called a transnational antigang task force. the justice department said the ms-13 gang is a threat to public safety.
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operating in central america with members in the u.s. >> this gang's chilling motto means kill, rape and control. they seek to live up to this motto through truly shocking acts of violence designed to instill fear. >> on twitter over the past couple of days, the president has called jeff sessions, beleaguered and week. in an interview from el salvador, sessions called the comments "kind of hurtful." but says he has no intention of stepping down unless the president asked him to. the house of representatives approved a spending bill that includes the cost of building a wall along the u.s.-mexico border. the plan sets aside $1.6 billion of taxpayer money to put towards building that wall. during his campaign, president trump promised he would make mexico pay for the wall. for now, plans for the wall have been pushed back the trump
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administration email to members of congress yesterday saying two companies who submitted bids to build the wall but were not selected, are appealing the government's decision. the construction for the prototypes was set to begin in san diego last month but that has been pushed back until november because of the objections from those companies. the new white house communications director, anthony scaramucci, says he will never trust a reporter again. while he is declining to apologize, he is trying to explain an interview with the new yorker magazine where he blasted white house chief of staff, reince priebus, and strategist, steve bannon. he says he did not want president trump to hire him. he said they did not want president trump to hire him. and that interview, laced with profanity come he called the chief of staff a paranoid schizophrenic. scaramucci about to go after any staffers who
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leak information to the meeting. he told the magazine "they will all be fired by me. i fired one guy the other day. i have three or four people i will fire tomorrow. i would get to the person who leaked that to you. reince priebus -- if you want the -- to leak something -- he will be asked to resign very shortly." after that interview was published, scaramucci tweeted, i made a mistake and trusting in a reporter. it won't happen again. let's check your commute and see what's happening this morning. happy friday. here we are. we are going to start with the gilroy commute. if you are driving and san jose or toward san jose, 101 from gilroy all the way to morgan hill, it's not a bad commute it looks good driving into the valley. look at the silicon valley. i do not see a lot of slow
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traffic. a couple of spots where the late night roadwork is being picked up. for the most part if you are driving in the valley right now, it should be a nice drive. you can see -- this is my fault i put that picture up there. -- let's go to the east shore freeway. traffic is moving along well. when you get to the bay bridge, it is light hopefully we will have a friday-lite. right now it's friday-lite. 4:18 am. a typical july whether where we are mild at the coast and hot inland. that's what we will see for the weekend with little change expected today or tomorrow before we heat up more into the second half of the weekend and the first half of next week. today at the coast, mid 60s to mid 70s. around the bay, upper 70s to upper 80s. or inland communities, nearing 100 degrees. here is a look at the futurecast model. we do have fog along the coastline even for the afternoon.
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it does not really peel back from pacifica and areas around half moon bay. we make it clearing over portions of the north bay coastline. temperatures right now, 54, half moon bay. 56, san francisco. upper 50s along the east bay shore. 60s and areas like livermore and brentwood. 52 right now for santa rosa. 62 and areas over san jose. if you are going to the gilroy festival today, temperatures are going to be warm. upper 80s by noon. mid 90s expected for the afternoon. and settling into the evening hours, we will still be in the mid 80s. expect warm to hot weather for your event this weekend. 88, novato. 76, sausalito. 66 at stinson beach. upper 70s for oakland. low 80s in san leandro.
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danville, 95. 97, brentwood. san jose, 89. santa cruz, 79. 70s over the weekend for santa cruz. 75 in san bruno. upper 60s in san francisco. and half moon bay we could remained partly to mostly cloudy throughout the afternoon. here's a look at your weekend where temperatures will only get hotter as we get to the backend and then hold steady. not a lot of relief for inland cities. mid to upper 90s expected for hotter spots for the extended forecast. around the bay, it will be warm at times, low to mid 80s expected. 60s along the coastline. something is happening right now. there's police activity in
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pleasanton off of 680. these are live pictures. you can see some of the police activity. is a helicopter overhead, searching for something. the alameda county canine team is out there. the flashing lights -- in dc that general area near west lost the cetus boulevard. we are not sure what's happening or what they are searching for or who they are searching for but we will bring more information as a comes in to the newsroom. volkswagen agreed to fix the cars that were involved in that emissions cheating scandal . we have the details coming up next. lilly.
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environmental regulators agreed to the company's plan to fix the cars involved in the emissions cheating scandal. volkswagen said the epa and other regulators will let volkswagen fix or buy back some of the cars in the scandal. under the plan, bolts wagon owners can either have the emissions system fixed for free or volkswagen can buy the car back. the company is expected to pay $1.3 billion in fines for the scandal. today is a big day for tesla. the ceo, elon musk, is due to hand over the keys to the first 30 model 3 owners at the company factory in fremont. tesla has pinned its future on the long-awaited model 3. at $35,000, it's the first car that tesla plans to mass- produce. the goal is to deliver 1 million model 3's over the next three years. earlier yesterday, a tech reporter from the wall street journal told us who those first 30 owners will be.
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>> he has not identified them yet but he has previously said the first customers will be tesla employees who put their orders in. he wants to test those early editions of the model 3 with people that work for him so they can work out those final bugs. >> elon musk is expected to outline his grand vision for the future of tesla. a new app could help you see next month's solar eclipse in the palm of your hand. here is more on nasa's citizen science project. >> reporter: nasa has launched its newest app aim to inspire citizen scientist to share their experiences during the upcoming coast-to-coast solar eclipse. >> is going to be a spectacular event in many ways. you want to look all around at the ways the atmosphere is changing this is one way you can participate. >> reporter: the app will teach the public how to observe and analyze the weather during the eclipse. >> this is part of a citizen
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science project so people across the country can report what kind of changes they see in those can help us understand better how these clouds change and occur during a rare event like a solar eclipse. >> reporter: data imported into the apple help scientists determine what impact the future eclipse can have on the environment. >> the eclipse is a very rapid change in the atmosphere and we are working to model how those changes occur. >> reporter: all the collected data will be recorded and displayed on an interactive map. users can then see what others around the country are experiencing during the eclipse. they are single-family homes where many renters are veterans. we will tell you why san francisco is trying to shut down these homes and evict the people who live there. a former contra costa
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put in the good and the good will grow ♪ ♪ good goes around and around and around ♪ ♪ good goes around and around... ♪ struck a little music for you on a friday morning. as we look at the bay bridge. a beauty shot on a friday morning with some nice music. grab some coffee. you will ease into this friday morning. thank you for joining us. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is friday, july 28 . i'm dave clark. pam cook will be here shortly. rosemary orozco is here for steve. good morning. we will have a day where temperatures


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