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stepping down. >> it has been the honor of a lifetime. >> in a surprise move, nikki haley resigns as ambassador to the united nations. >> we've solved a lot of problems and are in the process of solving a lot of problems. and, courageous rescue. a man rescues -- races back into his burning home. >> he said, oh my god. he ran into the direction of the fire. >> the injuries he suffered trying to save his animals. the four on 2 starts now. a surprise announcement in washington, d.c. today from someone who has been with the trump administration from the very beginning. united nations ambassador nikki haley says she is stepping down at the end of the year. the news seemed to catch political observers offguard today. welcome to the four on 2. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm alex savidge. the south carolina governor was a staunch supporter of president trump's america first
foreign policy and was one of the few women in the cabinet. >> there has been a lot of speculation this afternoon that she's considering a run for the white house. fox news' tanya powers told us what haley had to say about the rumors. >> reporter: a big shakeup in president trump's cabinet. haley resigns as united nations ambassador. the two appearing in the oval office shortly after the news broke. >> she told me a couple weeks, months ago, she said, you know, maybe at the end of the two year period, but the end of the year i want to take a little time off. >> it has been the honor of a lifetime. you know, i have been able to lead the state i was raised in and serve the country i love so much. >> reporter: haley's resignation widely met with surprise in the nation's capital. this comes weeks after the 73rd session of the u.n. general assembly and as the administration continues to deal with high-stakes international issues, including the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. >> we solved a lot of problems and are in the process of solving lot problems. at the beginning, north korea
was a massive problem, and now we are moving along. >> reporter: haley, the latest to leave president trump's cabinet. the president says he will name a replacement in 2 to 3 weeks. among other recent departures are former epa administrator scott pruitt who resigned in july a mid-ethics questions, and secretary of state rex tillerson, who was fired by mr. trump back in march. >> she as an ambassador has been very outspoken, and a tough representative for our country. and so, it's be a loss, frankly. i think she had a tremendous amount of support on capitol hill. >> reporter: nikki haley says she's not sure what she will do next but one thing she won't do is run for oval office in 2020. haley says she'll be supporting president trump in the upcoming election. tanya j. powers, foxnews. for more on the theories circulated today behind haley's resignation, we are joined by political analyst, brian soba. thank you for being here. is this departure different
from others we have seen in the trump administration? we saw a cheerful announcement about an end of year exit. do you think there is more to it? >> probably not in the short term. but, the upside for nikki haley is absolutely huge. 46 years old. second indian american to serve as a governor, the first woman indian american to serve as a governor in south carolina. 29th ambassador in the history of the united states, the united nations. her future is just limitless. >> this announcement here seemed to catch a lot of people offguard, potentially some within the white house's inner circle, it would seem. what do you think she has planned here? why do you think she would step aside like this? >> well, we are being told that she had been talking about doing a two-year step. if you believe that, then, the 2 years is about up. because, she was nominated in november 2016. so, that would be it. i would say that, anybody that holds an ambassadorship like
this is under a lot of pressure. it's around the clock, around the year. and after a while, it becomes a heavy burden, including the security, and all sorts of stuff. >> there could have been some underlying issue that we don't know about that could have come to the forefront. >> not that i'm hearing. and the other thing is, the timing coming up before the midterms. she may have decided, or had already proclaimed inside, that she was going to give it up at the end of the year. and somebody said, you know, maybe now is a good time to announce that, because we get another bump, and washington has now become an every 24 hour news cycle town. and, this is an interesting bump. >> there are some questions as to why now. if you talk about the end of the year, we are still, you know, several weeks out from the end of the year but we do have midterms coming up. and then you are also coming after this bruising confirmation process for justice brett kavanaugh.
do you think either one of those things played a role here? >> it's possible. i think the timing of it is maybe ahead of the midterms. i think she had signaled before hand that she was going to do a couple of years and then move on. but you recall, she has been in the national consciousness for a while now. you will remember, mitt romney talked about bringing her along, when she was going to be in her late 30s. as his presidential vice president. and, she declined to do it because she was a sitting governor. every time you look at her history and what she is up to, she has made, so far, all the right moves. >> so, let's talk about her political ambitions because that seems to be what everyone in washington is talking about. it doesn't seem likely that she is going to try to make a challenge in the primaries in 2020, against president trump, right? >> no. >> looking beyond that, how about 2024? >> well, yeah. at that point, she would be 52 years old. prime time for running for
president. she would have almost every credential that you would need to go out and do it. we have watched her, very articulate, very bright, not particularly partisan, at least in her position in the united nations, basically defending the united states's position on the world stage. people on both sides of the aisle that i have spoken with have very high accolades for her, give her very high marks. >> okay, before we let you go, replacement? >> well, this is now the scramble. do take somebody in the united nations apparatus already or go outside? the names i'm hearing aren't on the inside, there are people on the outside. we will have to see. do you try to find another nikki haley -type person? >> not ivanka trump, though. >> well, even the president talked about that. i think that would be a pretty controversial thing. although, don't ever forget, presidents have their choices.
there was this guy named robert kennedy who was chosen as a very young attorney general against a lot of controversy, when john f. kennedy took his brother in. yep. >> okay, thank you. thanks for coming in today. >> absolutely. san jose police are continuing to search for a suspect, proving hard to find and even harder to hold onto once he is caught. >> police took andrew trujillo into custody in san jose this morning for allegedly stealing a truck. but somehow, he was able to slip his handcuffs, steel the police cruiser he was being held in, and drive to hayward. that's where police found that car abandoned 23 miles away. >> ktvu's southbay reporter jesse gary joins us live from san jose police headquarters with more on a man who clearly has a knack for getting out of tight spaces. jesse? >> reporter: guys, good afternoon to you. san jose police spent the better part of today searching the mt eden section of hayward, but to no avail. the suspect is still on the loose and they are still looking for him. they are also looking into
their own policies and procedures that may have inadvertently contributed to his ability to escape. >> we have to look into comet how did it actually occur? and, what can we do in the future to ensure that it doesn't happen again? >> reporter: san jose police investigators say the manhunt began around 530 -- 5:30 a.m. with a truck showing up on too way. officers found andrew trujillo inside and arrested him on suspicion of theft. trujillo was cuffed behind his back and placed into a police chevy caprice patrol car like this one. the rear area sealed off from a driver section, with bars on the windows. but somehow, trujillo managed to steal the squad car. >> it appears as the suspect was able to slip his handcuffs to the front of his body and then, somehow opened the rear passenger door, where the suspects are housed, when they are arrested. and, he was able to then get into the front of the police car and drive away.
>> reporter: detectives say all sjpd vehicles have gps -- trackers attached and in this case, the tracker led them 23 miles away to hayward, between the san mateo bridge and san leandro city line. witnesses say he pulled into the parking lot of target glass and window, and tried to park the vehicle, partially obscured. >> we pulled in. i actually helped our employee wave down an officer, and the next thing you know, there is like 50 cars in the parking lot. yes. >> reporter: trujillo got out and ran off. arriving officers set up a perimeter and have searched the area. but thus far, have not located the suspect. san jose police are also looking into how a handcuffed person was able to open a rear squad car door, a slot from the outside, when there are bars on the window. >> you have a person secured in a vehicle. we have to look at how this person was able to escape. easily. and, we will go from there.
>> reporter: weapons that were inside the patrol car are all accounted for, none are missing. detectives are not sure why trujillo went to hayward but speculate he had family or friends there. he was last seen wearing an orange camel company shirt that has reflective striping on it, jeans, and gray shoes. if you have any information, call either the hayward or san jose's police department. we are live outside san jose police headquarters this afternoon, jesse gary, ktvu fox 2 news. we will give it back to you. >> a lot of questions there. thank you for that. a muni bus driver injured in the dramatic crash on lombard street last month has died. muni says that 66-year-old milton james had worked at the transit agency for 38 years. he was driving along lombard, just after 5:30 a.m. on september 10th, when he crossed the median. the bus then hit a parked van, a tree, then went into a storefront. two passengers suffered minor injuries. police say the cause of the crash remains under
investigation. >> reporter: just one day left until another hurricane makes landfall here in the u.s. hurricane michael has now strengthened to a category 3, with 120 mile per hour winds. it's also expected to bring heavy rain, and extreme storm surge. fox' phil keating tells us officials are urging people in the path of this storm to evacuate. >> reporter: in the florida panhandle, signed a hurricane is coming. boarded up windows and lots of empty store shelves. gas and other emergency supplies, already sold out in many places. >> let me be clear. hurricane michael is a monstrous storm. the time to prepare is right now. this storm is dangerous, and if you don't follow warnings from officials, this storm could kill you. >> reporter: in citrus county, residents are stacking sandbags and getting generators ready. most are taking the warnings seriously. >> when is the last time you had to prepare like this? >> i've never had to. i've always managed to stay in my home for the whole season,
every year. this is the first year i have come to get sandbags. >> reporter: the storm could bring heavy rain and flash flooding to georgia, virginia, and the carolinas, where residents are still recovering from hurricane florence. >> i know people who weather florence this year and other storms before don't even want to think about another one. but, we have to. >> reporter: right now, the florida panhandle is under a state of emergency. at least 120,000 people have been ordered to evacuate. >> we can rebuild your house. we cannot rebuild your life. so, take this seriously. we are very well prepared. fema is ready. >> reporter: florida officials say the time to get ready is now, as hurricane michael is expected to blow ashore throughout the day on wednesday. in apalachicola, florida, phil keating, fox news. let's get an update on things now with our meteorologist, mark tamayo. >> hurricane michael strengthened into a category 3 hurricane, a major hurricane
with winds of 120 miles an hour. that happened just a few hours ago, moving to the north at 12 miles an hour. we have a very well defined eye on these satellite frames. with that, that shows some strengthening and unfortunately, the forecast, still holding onto category 3 strength. here is the forecast track as we take this into wednesday along this line, potentially making landfall, close to panama city as a category 3 hurricane and moving up to the north and east as a tropical storm, still significant rain producer for this portion of the forecast track. but, the short term, at least our main concern, will be the rainfall and the storm surge potential. that could be on the order of around 8 to 12 feet. this is a major deal, possibly. so, if this all materializes, this will be a big concern with storm surge. rainfall, about 6 to 12 inches. isolated amounts of up to 12 inches. in fact, here is the forecast track, the forecast radar as we take this into wednesday as we get a bigger push, at least, of moving on shore. storm surge wise, talk about
the right front quadrant. you have the hurricane offshore and just the winds adding hurricane motion and the winds all adding up to create more of a storm surge. right near that right front quadrant. as a result, there is the storm surge. this is very dangerous. 8 to 12 feet. be watching out for that as we see the satellite and radar, as hurricane michael continues to approach the coastline over the next 24 -- 12 to 24 hours. back here across the west, we have this. a pretty quiet weather pattern but you will notice this. some cooler temperatures in the bay area. the fog making a comeback up and down the coastline, from pt. reyes, to san francisco, approaching santa cruz county. temperatures right now in the 70s toward walnut creek and livermore, santa rosa, 69, san francisco, 621 and sfo checking in at 72 degrees. take a look at the temperature drop off from this time yesterday. look at napa, down 21 degrees from 4:00 monday afternoon. so, a significant drop off across portions of the bay area. the main reason for the change in the wind direction, low
clouds and fog hugging our coastline this afternoon. clouds will be a factor as we head into your wednesday morning near the coast and portions of the bay. tomorrow, we will continue to cool off. 60s and 70s in your wednesday forecast. that's just for tomorrow. we are tracking another warm up that could move in by the weekend and we'll have more on that coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you very much, mark. a house goes up in flames, and a man decides to russian side to save the family dog. we hear from the man's wife about his injuries. plus, one year after the devastating northbay wildfires, do you hear that? no. it's quiet. too quiet. xfinity home cameras. xfinity home gives you an extra pair of eyes to help watch over your family. plus, you have added peace of mind from 24/7 professional monitoring. xfinity home. simple. easy. awesome. xfinity customers, add xfinity home and get a great offer. plus, ask how to get free installation.
one year after the devastating northbay fires, napa county today tested the new emergency alert system. officials hope to improve communication in the event of another emergency. ktvu's cristina rendon is live with more on how the test went. >> reporter: well, we received an update from the county about a half hour ago. a spokeswoman for napa county says they are going to receive feedback from the public through online surveys about this morning possibly assessed alert. they received 2500 responses so far, equivalent to about an 88% success rate at this point. at 9:55 tuesday morning, the napa county emergency test
alert was sent out. >> we did not have the wireless emergency alert system in october 2017. it's one of the tools that we've added to our communications toolbox since those buyers. >> reporter: the test alert as part of a system run by fema. is not an opt in or opt out test. the alert was sent to cell phones and residents, and visitors of napa county, connected to any cell phone towers that were pinged. in the event of a real emergency, the alert will indicate what action people should take, whether that be to evacuate or shelter in place. >> i was in the gym down the street and there was an alert on the intercom about it, too. and i got the text at the same time. >> i had my phone on silent because i was at work and i just saw the message. >> it's very possible that some people may not have gotten it. typically when you do test, you get somewhere between a 60% and 80% success rate. that's what we are measuring right now. what was napa county's success
rate? >> reporter: if someone did not get the alert, go to countyofnapacounty.org to help improve the system. you can also check your wireless provider and settings on your phone. there was a slight delay in setting out the alert, due to a technical issue, but they corrected the area with the -- era with the help of fema. >> i think anything is beneficial, when it comes to an emergency. the fires are such a dangerous thing. and, it's better to have information than not. >> i just want to clarify, this is just an emergency test alert at this point and is not run by fema but, like a nixle alert. the county says they have 55 people sent out, across the napa county, sending data when the alert came through, and what cell phone providers they were using to determine which ones have worked. all of the 55 people they hired out in the field, only two of
them failed to receive the test. it seemed to have work pretty good so far. >> okay, christina. this alert is something sent via cell phones. i get that. but, there are going to be times when cell towers are down. >> reporter: absolutely. and, they do know that that could possibly be the case in the event of an emergency. they say this is just one tool in their communication toolbox. they say they won't use it all the time but it's one of the things they have learned from last year, wishing they did have something like this in place. for example, if cell phone towers are down, they are going to rely on other things. they point to things that they revealed just yesterday. for example, at the sheriff's department, they unveiled the new sirens on the sheriff's department deputy vehicles. there is a variety of ways they want to communicate with the public. this is just one factor. >> a larger plan to get in touch of people in case of an emergency. we are learning more about a man burned this morning in a house fire in san mateo county. the fire happened on moss beach near highway 1. ktvu's elissa
herrington spoke with police and the victim's wife, to learn more about how her husband was injured in the fire. >> reporter: the house is a total loss. the fire gutted the inside, and flames spread to a home next door. >> it's sad, because, we get the house, we are working hard for the house. and, now it's gone. >> reporter: alessandra white returned to her burned down home in lancaster boulevard near moss beach. there is nothing left, except lawn ornaments and trinkets in the garden. alessandra, her husband, and their adult son were all asleep inside when just before 3 a.m., she heard screaming and woke up feeling very . -- hot. >> i asked my husband to turn off the heat because i felt so hot inside of the house. he sat up, he turned off the heat, then he opened the window to look outside, to see what was going on with the guys screaming. and, they said, oh, my gosh. and then we looked and, the right side, we had the fire so
hot. >> reporter: her next-door neighbor was the one screaming to warn them about the fire that was quickly spreading. flames reached his unit. they tried texting wishing the fire themselves. >> i came out, and, there was more fire. but, it just kept growing and growing and after that, there was some kind of explosion. and, there were trees down and everything. we just wrapped around, and we got scared. >> reporter: the fire was coming outside of the structure and there was some extension into the vegetation around it. >> reporter: alessandra says they all initially got out safely, but her husband ran back in. >> then he said, "oh, my god, the dogs." he ran in the direction of the fire and he disappeared. and, he saved the dogs. but now he's in the hospital.
he's in critical condition. >> reporter: now, he's covered in burns over almost half his body. alessandra says he needs breathing tubes and surgery. firefighters were able to get the fire under control. they stayed for hours, spraying hotspots to make sure it did not reignite. you are getting a closer look of the damage. a vehicle parked in the driveway was also burned. now, the homeowner tells me that they do not have health insurance, or homeowners insurance, and, they are planning to set up a gofundme site to get some donations. in moss beach, elissa harrington, ktvu fox 2 news. a rare and paralyzing disease, now showing up in children in minnesota. the condition has doctors really worried. it also has them working to try to keep the disease from spreading. details coming up after the break. make sure you tune in tonight at 8:00 for an all new episode of "the gifted" here on ktvu, followed by "legal -- "lethal weapon" and then stick
disease has been diagnosed in at least six minnesota children, and health officials are taking notice. it's called acute flaccid myelitis. and, it's similar to polio, because it targets the nervous system. quinton hill's parents first simply thought he had a cold until the muscle weakness set in. >> he started complaining of really bad neck stiffness. he couldn't move his neck or left arms. >> reporter: quinton was hospitalized but is now recovering. afm, though, can be more severe. it can affect the legs or other limbs, requiring more than just physical therapy. health officials admit they are in the dark about much of this, including what causes the disease, and how to treat it. >> it is thought that viruses may be part of the cause, but also may be genetic or environmental. fortunate, there's a lot of gaps in our complete understanding. >> reporter: almost every case has affected children under 13. in each of those instances, the parents quickly sought medical treatment, a decision that can make all the difference.
>> they definitely needed to be evaluated right away. and we are letting providers know right away that it's important they had an infectious disease and neurology consult for those cases. >> reporter: this follows a national outbreak of a severe respiratory illness. there is no vaccine for the disease, so the cdc says prevention is key. simple steps, like washing your hands often. robert gray, fox news. the midterm elections are now four weeks away. and if you check out that voter guy that arrive recently in the mail, you may notice that something is missing. why important information about benadryl candidate gavin newsom was left out. and up next we are going to speak with dave levine about brett kavanaugh's first day on the high court, and how cases may be ruled going forward. the day after chemo shouldn't mean going back to
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uc hastings school of law. good of you to be here. justice kavanaugh as we know, went through such a bitter and contentious confirmation process, how does that affect the way he transitions into his role on the high court? >> well, you never know, alex, how long it's going to affect him. there are people who think that justice thomas never got over what happened to him with anita hill. hopefully that's not what's going to happen, and it sure seems like he has eased in, at least for the public part of the job, as much as he could hope for. he asked some questions today in the first cases, and, his supreme court colleagues are certainly trying as much as they can to show that they are accepting him into the fold. >> how difficult my that relationship be, at least in the early stages with his fellow justices? >> will remember, he knows a lot of them already. justice neil gorsuch is a schoolmate from georgetown prep and he helped get a supreme court justice roberts on the court. justice kagan hired him at
harvard to be a professor. so, he is well known to the group, so that certainly helps a lot. but, it certainly seems as if the other justices are going out of their way to say, we are going to accept you. they were there for his quick swearing-in. on saturday, they were all there for the public, swearing- in at the white house. and, today on the court, it just seemed as if they went out of the way a little bit. justice kagan is now going to be sitting immediately to his side. went out of the way, to show that he is the new kid. and, she is going to show him around. >> seems like there is some good rapport for those two on that side of the bench. i was reading that justice kavanaugh has hired four female clerks. this is something that no other supreme court justice has done. what do you think the message is he might be trying to send there? >> it is the first time anybody has hired -- including justice ginsburg. it is common to have -- let's say, half are women.
he has hired women from the first. you might remember before everything blew up, the first time he was in this hearing, he did say how many women he has hired. now he has gone out of his way to mentor them. this is part and parcel. i did notice that a couple of them are extremely conservative women. one in particular who came straight out of the white house. and, is helping him. so, we will see how that all shakes out. >> well, let's look a little bit down the road here. we know blockbuster cases, if you will, on the docket right now in front of the high court. but ahead in this session, there is going to be, potentially some cases involving the affordable care act, daca as well. everybody talks about the high court, shifting to the right. how fast do you think that shift happens? >> well, it all depends on how you can get five votes. you might have two or three people who want to move to the right as fast as possible. we will pick on justice thomas,
but you've got to have five. and, unless you get let's say chief justice roberts who is most likely to be fifth on board, you can't move that fast. here's how we will begin to see what's going on. one of the important things that the court does is that they decide which cases they take. most cases don't have that luxury. you are only going to do that if you think you have the bow to do that. we have seen cases, where cases of the court have been turning down before. gun cases come to mind. if you start seeing them taking those cases, then you know that the fourth seems to have the fifth and then they moved to the right. >> david levine, uc hastings school of law, appreciate you coming in. >> always a pleasure, thanks, alex. voters got a look at where john cox and gavin newsom fall on issues during their one and only debate which took place on the radio yesterday morning.
that leads us to our question of the day. we've been asking all day long, do you think that candidates have more visible debates, other than a single forum at a radio station during the middle of the workday? and, here is the response. not surprised by this. 90% of you say, yes, we should. 10% say no. by the way, you can still weigh in by checking out ktvu on twitter. and if you look at the voter guides that arrived recently in the mail, you may have noticed something. that includes a statement from john cox. however, what's missing is a statement from gavin newsom's campaign. it's not in this guide. it was kept out because gavin newsom declined to accept a general election campaign spending limit for gubernatorial candidates. state law requires the candidates to keep expenditures below $14.5 million if they want to purchase a candidate statement in the information guide. the newsom campaign has spent $22 million so far this year, and the cox campaign has spent around $9 million.
all right. what would you say is the dirtiest block in all of san francisco? well apparently, hundreds of people say their street is the worst. up next year, we are joined by a new york times columnist to talk about this article that sparked a debate within the city. and in the weather, a bit of a cool down across portions of the bay area. you can see the main reasons why. clouds and fog making a comeback. this looks eczema but it's fall. a bit of a cool down, then the short-term will eventually bring some more temperatures in the five-day. we'll have that coming up.
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available in 3 sizes - starting at just $10. well, san francisco once again in the national spotlight, but this time, not for its beauty, rather, it's dirty streets. a "new york times" reporter gave an account of what he calls the dirtiest block in san francisco. we are talking about the 300 block of hyde street in the tenderloin. this article as you can imagine has generated a lot of attraction. let's talk about it with thomas fuller, bureau chief of "the new york times." thank you so much for being here. you are right about something that isn't new to san francisco's people like myself. but, chocolate your time in the tenderloin and what you found. >> we identified the block by asking city statisticians to tell us where the most 311 requests for street cleanings had come. they looked at 10 years of
data, and they give us this block. so that's where we went. we went, you know, a dozen times, over the last couple of months. and, the thing that struck me was crack dealers, heroin dealers, a lot of methamphetamine. and, that part of the story i think was not as often talked about as, say, homelessness. >> what surprised you? the fact that it was so out in the open? or, the fact that there was so much of it in regards to the drug use? >> i guess that it was so out in the open. they did not look too worried. they were there every time that i went back to that block. and, the deals were, you know, pretty apparent, pretty out in the open. once in a while, i mean, the mayor actually walked down the block during the cleaning day that they had, and then they sort of scrambled when she came down. people along the block, the residence, said they had been
here for years and the police say, sorry, it's your turn. >> i know this is something that everyone has been talking about. why did you choose now to sort of do this type of reporting? >> what you know, london breed was really elected on this platform of, you know, cleaning up the squalor of the san francisco streets. so, it was a good time to put aside policy and say, what are the conditions now. what does it look like now? what was the degrees block in san francisco? >> were you surprised by the reaction the article receives? i read some of the reactions. some people say, yes, that block is bad but come to my neighborhood in the castro and you will find something very similar. >> this is -- yeah, absolutely. i was surprised by the passion across the country. you know, i visited san francisco, and i was horrified. or, other people had said, you know, i throw in my shoes after visiting san francisco.
i think that's a little extreme. but, i was certainly surprised by sort of the national passions over this. >> before i let you go, though, i know that you reached out to mayor london breed for, sort of, some reaction to what you found. how did she respond? >> well, her view is that this issue should be spliced. that, there is mental illness, there is drug addiction, and, that should be treated slightly separately from the umbrella issue of homelessness. that's what i took away from her. >> well, as you said, getting a lot of national attention. and locally as well. thomas fuller, great reporting. thank you so much for being here. all right, let's check in with mark once again for a look at the forecast. >> yeah, a bit of a cool down today across portions of the bay area, heather and alex. take a look at these two sittings in the north bay. santa rosa, napa, a significant drop.
yesterday, in the upper 80s. today, just the lower 70s. so, a big drop in the numbers. bay area wide, especially in the north bay, even for places like san francisco. today, temperatures in the 60s. here is the overall temperature trend. you will know it was warm to hot yesterday. a bit of a drop off today. the trend will continue wednesday into thursday. look what happens by friday, by the weekend. we warm things backup once again. some more 80s back in the bay area picture by the weekend. here is the satellite. this is the view here. you can still see low clouds and fog hanging out near portions of the coastlines. a very interesting time for us because one week or one day could have some sunshine, and warm temperatures. but, we have storms starting to develop up here. they are not making a direct hit on us yet but are impacting our direct weather with those cooler temperatures. gusty winds and eventually, we'll be talking about bay in the -- rain in the bay and sierra snow. not in our 5-day forecast just yet, though. fog hugging the coastline from point reyes down to san francisco, closer to half moon
bay. here's a closer look, with the cloud cover hugging the marin headlands, and san francisco zosyn beach this afternoon. current numbers, 70s toward livermore and walnut creek. oakland, 66. san francisco, 60, and santa rosa only in the upper 60s, right around 69 degrees. here's a live, looking out toward mt. diablo. you can still see the dry hillsides. that's a reminder that we still have fire season to contend with. until we get the real significant rain factor, the success of storms that really moist and up the hillsides. we are still talking about some fires. at least the fire season in the bay area. no red flag warnings for us at least for today or tomorrow. as far as overnight lows, we are thinking 40s and 50s. the coolest spots up in the north bay for santa rosa and napa, san francisco, 53, and tomorrow morning, scattered low clouds to start off your wednesday morning. into the afternoon hours, partly cloudy skies, a bit of a breeze kicks up into the afternoon with temperatures approaching the mid-60s. here's what's happening. you can see this area of high-
pressure offshore. these storms develop and move up and over us. that's where this guy is that will cool us off a little bit for tuesday, for today, tomorrow, and a little bit into thursday as well. temperatures stabilizing in the thursday forecast. look what happens. this system moves out toward southern california. that sets up the warmer weather pattern for saturday into saturday. with that, more 70s, and some more 80s. keep an eye on the northerly winds once again that could increase fire danger. here we are tomorrow morning. scattered clouds and fog around the bay and into the afternoon hours, partly to mostly sunny. look at our map. greens and yellows with 60s and 70s. not much in the way of 80s. the warmest locations we are thinking toward antioch and brentwood. 78 degrees. san francisco, 65. santa rosa, mid-70s, and down into the south bay for san jose, gilroy, up in the 70s. our 5-day forecast, not too much has changed in the thursday weather outlook but by the weekend, we warm up the numbers, 70s and 80s by
saturday into sunday. get ready for another warm up just in time for the weekend. >> all right, mark, thank you. julie is here now with a look at the stories we are working on for ktvu fox 2 news at 5:00. powerlines, once again blamed for another destructive wildfire. >> fire investigators are pointing the finger at pg&e once again. coming up at 5:00, the latest deadly fire the utility has now been blamed for. and, a troubling claim against the alameda county sheriff's office. >> an inmate is claiming he was sprayed three times with human waste while behind bars in alameda county, and he is accusing sheriff's deputies are playing a role. coming up at 5:00, the sheriff responds to the latest accusations and federal lawsuit against the sheriff's office. >> that's all coming up at 5:00, thank you. meantime coming up next year on the four on 2, an east bay nonprofit taking on a new mission. up next, how oakland's urban university is working to change the perception of single moms.
for years, oakland-based urban university has been helping struggling single moms with job training and housing. >> now, thanks to a collaboration with a photographer, the nonprofit isn't just changing lives, it's taken on a new mission to change perceptions. ktvu's claudine wong has the story. >> reporter: lisa alvarez will tell you she has a lot to learn, from typing, to sales, and customer service. but she says she's ready, excited.
>> happy. i feel at ease. i don't have the words for it. i feel like i'm living the normalized finally like anybody else. >> reporter: life has been hard. she spent 2 years homeless, living with her children in a car. >> it was horrible. it was hard. the kids, you know, they were not understanding what was going on. and, it was just hard to keep them entertained, and to keep clean. >> reporter: things are different now, thanks to urban university. the oakland nonprofit helps struggling single mothers get back on their feet and on their way to a better future. >> over the years, we felt like our best shot at doing change and social justice is right now to focus on single mothers. the most impoverished family in alameda county. >> reporter: tracy weaver founded the nonprofit in 1998 as a way to teach soft skills to help individuals in need get jobs. in 2009, urban university opened the doors to urban furniture and boutique on grand avenue. the store raises revenue for the nonprofit, and provides a
place for six months of on-the- job training. the program has narrowed its focus, specifically now, toward struggling single moms. >> in this space, doing the single parents and single moms at work program, it has been about 25 individuals that we serve. >> reporter: now, urban university is taking its mission another step forward, with a project that is trying to change perceptions of homelessness and struggle. it's a new blog called "beacon of light," done in partnership with a freelance photographer. >> i wanted to do something that meant something to me. social justice and law enforcement is always something that is there. but, i was also writing the single moms. when i started looking for nonprofits, i saw her, i saw the work she was doing and made me think about single moms and some of the struggles that we had growing up. >> reporter: the project has yielded powerful pictures that along with weaver's words, offer a new way to look at an ongoing problem. weaver's favorite photo is this one.
it shows a mother handing her child a piece of fruit. for her, this picture is about food insecurity. amir sadiq admits he did not see what weaver did when he took that picture. >> the fruit is a metaphor for life to me, right? so when i look at it, i see the mom handing that to the kid and a tender moment. >> reporter: this is one of his favorites. he got it in a quiet moment. while the adults were inside, the children were outside, and they were passing the time by playing with bubbles. >> i was trying to capture them, and just show the love, and the innocence of a child. >> reporter: it is in his pictures that you see mothers and children, and family. you see more to lisa alvarez than she says people saw when she was living in her car. alvarez was featured on ktvu 2 years ago. back then, she was living in her car and got pulled over.
but, hayward police officer jonathan mcleod didn't just see her expired tags and suspended license. he also saw a struggling mom and hungry children. a stranger snapped this photo of the officer buying the family food. >> i could tell they had either been living in the vehicle or go from place to place in the vehicle. >> i was just really, really amazed, though. i don't have the words. like, thank you. the officer is awesome. >> reporter: it was a moment of kindness on her long row to change. and today, albers says she remains focused on moving forward. it is that type of determination that weaver looks for. >> there is no perfect person that we serve, but, i look for someone that really wants to be authentic, and real about change. and change in our lives. >> reporter: a change alvarez says she does not take for granted. >> a blessing. she helped me out a lot. if it wasn't for her, i would probably still be in the streets.
>> reporter: instead, she has home, help, and here, she is just excited about how much she could learn. claudine wong, ktvu fox 2 news. >> boy, those photos. >> a new beginning for her. thank you so much. that's going to do it for us on the four on 2. ktvu fox 2 news at 5:00 begins right after the break.
he slipped away after being arrested, managed to get out of his handcuffs and then drive off in the police car he was being held in. he has been on the run all day until now. good evening, i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. this started this morning where police took andrew trujillo into custody for allegedly stealing a truck. just moments ago, san jose police told ktvu they have arrested him in a stolen big rig in hayward. ktvu's jesse gary has the report. >> we have to look into, how did it actually occur? and, what can we do in the future to ensure it doesn't happen again? >> reporter: san jose police investigators say the manhunt began around 5:30 a.m. with a stolen truck turning up on hogue or way, near highway 237 in north san jose.
arriving officers found 40-year- old andrew trujillo inside and arrested him on suspicion of theft. trujillo was cuffed behind his back and placed into a police chevy police patrol car like this one. the rear area sealed up from a driver's section, with bars on the windows. but, somehow, trujillo managed to steal the squad car. >> it appears that the suspect was able to slip his handcuffs to the front of his body and then, somehow, open the rear passenger door, where the suspects are housed when they are arrested. and, he was able to then get into the front of the police car and drive away. >> reporter: detectives say all sjpd vehicles have gps trackers attached, and in this case, the tracker led them 23 miles away to hayward, between the san mateo bridge and san leandro lines. witnesses say trujillo pulled into the parking lot of target glass and window, and tried to park the vehicle, partially obscured. >> we pulled in.