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keep monkeypox from spreading by many people say the public health response to the virus is not enough, as health leaders announced they're running out of the monkey pox vaccine. been battling the spread of the most dominant strain of covid the measures congressional members are doing to help. from ktvu. fox two news. this is mornings onto another cool one. thanks for joining us. i'm gasia mikaelian everyone i'm frank mallicoat. today is thursday, july the 14th in our seven o'clock hour. let's turn to the man that knows all about whether mr steve paulson good morning. thank you, too. good morning. gaza yes, we have another cool fog bank out there, maybe not as robust as yesterday , but still plenty to go around . it will retreat a little sooner, though. today there's some noticeable breaks to the north. north and they're running about 5 10 degrees cooler than 24 hours ago. but once the fog burns back little bit a little bit more son. today and slightly warmer inland. sampson had some cooler lows to the north. sunny
warmer, there will be a little bit of a breeze, but pretty close to where we should be this time of year, 60 seventies and eighties. alright. a bridge a freeway above. you want to go, ali, check all that overall. it's a pretty good commute out there. we just see some of the usual slowing in typical spots, but no major issues. so let's start with the traffic maps of the south bay where you can see things look pretty good here. nothing major to tell you about just some slow traffic in that north bend direction of one. oh, one here's a life picture of 2 80 in san jose. we did see some slow ish, sluggish traffic in that direction of 2 80. but now that seems to have resolved no major issues there. highway four in bay point in the westbound direction a little bit of slowing there, but it should clear up once you get towards to 42 conquered. this is one of the slower spots we've seen this morning. the richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza. stop and go traffic getting onto the span and coming up in about 10 minutes. we'll check on the bay bridge toll plazas. well, 701 go
back to the desk. ali thank you. san francisco leaders say the biden administration needs to increase its focus on monkey pox. the city is running out of the monkey pox vaccine. zuckerberg san francisco general hospital had 50 doses on hand wednesday. other monkey pox vaccine sites in the city are expected to fulfill their remaining appointment before running out of doses by the end of the week. so far more than 1700 doses have been administered in san francisco. health department is requesting an additional 35,000 from the federal government. public health leaders in the east bay are trying to reach out directly to the lgbtq community, which is especially vulnerable to monkey pox. the first of four pop up vaccine clinics opened at the steam works bathhouse in berkeley. as many as 300 doses were administered on a first come first serve basis. hundreds of people showed up hours before the clinic opened at noon. many recipients say the public health response to monkeypox should be much better organized. just speaks to the lack of coordination in the system. and hopefully that you know, we
could have learned from the early vaccine days last year to kind of roll out these vaccines are made have from monkey pox. just pop up clinic was held in partnership with the berkeley and alameda county public health departments. state senator scott wiener is blaming an action by the federal government for the vaccine shortage, says quote we are veering towards public health mess of uncontrolled monkeypox spread in our community and many other communities. failure to control this outbreak will result in intense and completely unnecessary misery for many people, particularly gay and bisexual men. quest diagnostics says it's now testing people for the monkey pox virus. the company says it's launching what's believed to be the first commercially available test created and offered by a national lab provider that will detect monkeypox. the test has been validated under federal regulations and uses swab specimens to determine if a person is infected. quest is it expects the ability to test about 3 30,000 people a week by the end of july. are you sure
it's about the march fire burning in eastern contra costa county firefighters say this fire is especially difficult to deal with, because it is burning and marshy area near pittsburgh and the old pg and e power plant . we have a map here to kind of give you an idea where that is ktvu s migas joins us live. she's in pittsburgh near the fire scene. where the biggest hazard is smoke from that fire, and we could see you've messed up as well. how are you doing out there? i'm doing okay, but it is really smoky and breezy here in pittsburgh. i can smell the smoke, which is why i have this mask on. but i can really see it and hear you can to this is what the sky looks like just off the side of the road and pittsburgh really has a lot of smoke out in the distance. it's really built up and we can turn now to an aerial view, a live camera we have. we can really see more of that intensity of smoke really building up from the big plume of smoke that's in
the sky over pittsburgh today, and the fire continues to smolder even after a cruise pour thousands of gallons of water down from helicopters. earlier this week. the air quality advisory for wildfire smoke is in the area in place throughout the rest of today, the air quality is expected to be in the moderate range overall, and there's no spare the air alert in effect. flat. air district officials caution that nearby residents. if they smell smoke, they should stay indoors as much as possible today with their windows and doors shut the first thing i thought was my fart car on fire when i got out, but then i realized no, i can't breathe. it's i noticed there's a fire going on. back in may, and it's mostly burning peat, which is a spongy or mossy kind of decomposing plant material found in wetlands and it's very
difficult to extinguish. contra costa county fire protection district says it's working with regulatory agencies to come up with a plan that would flood the area because traditional firefighting methods have not been working. officials say that no homes are threatened , but the smoke is raising serious health concerns. they need to go outdoors, um, wearing a k in 95 or n95 masks, um is their best choice. health officials say. in addition to having fixed monitors out, they also have hazmat teams spread out through various locations to keep a close eye on the air quality throughout the day live in pittsburgh, demagogues ktvu fox two news. alright, emma. thank you for that. meanwhile not too far away, cal fire crews are getting more ground on a fire burning. in the north bay. the herman fires burning in solano county. that's right off lake herman road north of
venetia. thick smoke has been visible since that fire. kicked off before five o'clock last night. it burned 115 acres and is now 100% contained. fire crews say they stopped the fire from spreading before it reached the venetia. water treatment plant. having the air assets up in the air. they get a good birds eye view for us, but also they're being able to put water ahead of the fire to help slow it down so we can get crews in there to mop it up and stopped the forward progress. although the aircraft can fly at night, the ground crews had been busy. they remain there to keep the fire check all morning long. the cause of that fire does remain under investigation. 707 here. new covid numbers in california showed the virus continues to have a stronghold on our state. the positive rate from pcr test taken at walgreens stores now stands at 51.6% an all time high . the rest of the country is 10% lower than california. pcr tests are considered the most accurate
covid test and much better at detecting newer covid variants. perhaps as soon as next week, americans could have another covid vaccine option. the fda issued emergency use authorization for novavax. it's the fourth vaccine in the united states. but perhaps more importantly, it's medical technology differs from the others. novavax is made from copies of the protein that coat the coronavirus. protein vaccines have been used for years to help prevent hepatitis b shingles and other illnesses. this two dose drug will be available for adults when it receives cdc authorization and advisory committee meets tuesday. doctors say the b a five sub varied as currently the dominant strain here in the us, it does account for 60% of the new infections. spider ministrations, sending 10 million vaccine doses to hotspots all across the country to ensure there is enough shots out there for everyone who needs one. some congressional members are also working on new funny measures to fight this latest spread. i believe we needed to do more on covid vaccine
deployment in the country and elsewhere, couple months back, and we were we thought we might be close to a package. colorado will begin testing for covid 19 and wastewater at their schools . samples will be taken twice a week to better identify variants that may be present in the community. about a third of americans are living in areas experiencing high level of covid spread. less than a week into the position. san francisco's new district attorney's already the target of criticism. brooke jenkins was appointed by mayor london breed who is defending the new d a. d a. jenkins says criminal justice reform and public safety or her top priorities. mayor bree told us those issues should matter to everyone. regardless of who is in the d. a s office. i think it's not just a one thing and it's not just one person that's going to fix all of these problems. it's all of us as leaders of the city working together, providing the resources, making the investments, making sure that we're holding ourselves accountable to deliver for the
people of san francisco, exactly what we promised that we're going to do. and a big part of our ultimate responsibility is public safety and that comes in a lot of different forms. now. district attorney brooke jenkins is joining us live in studio this morning on the nine we'll talk about her goals and how she san franciscans should measure her success. alright, it's 7 10. let's get you outside. check the highways on this thursday, ali good morning. good morning, frank and garcia. things are looking. okay we do see some slow traffic now starting to build up on westbound eighties. so if you're coming from richmond all the way down through berkeley you're going to encounter a little bit of traffic congestion. and then once you get to the toll plaza as well, and here it is. you're looking at a 15 to 20 minute delay to get onto the span. once you're on the span things, it seemed to clear up just a little bit. what's not clear is the visibility and the foggy conditions at the golden gate bridge. in fact, overnight chp put out a fog advisory here taking a quick check of the cemetery bridge. you can see
things a little bit more clearly here. the fog isn't issue on this span, and you'll have no problem getting over. two. the peninsula from here, 7 10, let's go back to the desk. thank you. a tragic story after an 18 month old guys from fitting all poisoning and the parents are charged with his death coming up by border patrol calls the fentanyl crisis. the next pandemic will explain. and one school district in the south bay is now testing all student athletes for heart conditions. after a quick break what drove school leaders to become the school leaders to become the first in california a new chevy is the smart way to hit the open road this summer. the smart way to road trip—. ♪ and seek new adventures. ♪ go a little farther this summer in a new chevy. find new get up and go. find new roads. enjoy the open road and make no monthly payments
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of people unaccounted for in southwestern virginia after massive flooding there has dropped from 40 to 9, officials say many of the people initially reported missing just couldn't get in touch with friends and family do to spotty cell phone service. heavy rains caused flooding and rural buchanan county and appalachian mountains near the border of west virginia and kentucky. more than 100 homes were damaged. no deaths were reported. japanese professor has created a robot that could help search and rescue teams at the sites of disasters that are too dangerous for humans. the robots look and move like snakes and control with what looks like a game console. developers say they cannot wind their way up drainpipes and ladders by using
laser sensors. to organize. these sensors can detect whether each wheel is on a step or is hanging in the air so that the robot can move joints at the right time to avoid hitting the step. the robots are created by creating a mainframe than installing dozens of motors inside the five ft. long snake when it's completed, it weighs about £20. the developer says the snake still needs a little more work because they can get caught on wires. or try to cross something slick, like betting where the wheels can't get any traction. they hope to resolve those problems in the next 2 to 3 years. well first day of classes at campbell union high school district is in the south bay is less than a month away now, ktvu andre senior in studio here, there's a new safety check for students. student athletes begins the semester and this is precedent setting very, very important here. students in ninth and 11th grades competing in athletics are required to have a heart screening. we
talked to her mother on a crusade to make sure other parents want to have to endure the pain she bears. child loss is not something that everybody experiences and it's a grief that you can't explain to anybody. it's much different. four years ago, jennifer sarmento lost her firstborn son , kyle. he was just 18 at the time and died from an undiagnosed heart defect. he returned home after a day of classes at college and while playing video games with friends in santa cruz, he collapsed. got a phone call from one of his buddies, saying that they had found kyle collapsed and not breathing. and he was being rushed to the local hospital in santa cruz, some type of an underlining heart condition that they have, and they're working out there putting in there, you know, going under stress. and then all of a sudden it triggers usually a, uh, a rhythm disorder. kyle or chi to his friends went into cardiac arrest . he died several days later. just shy of his 19th birthday. the school district has become the first in the state to add a screening for heart defects to
the list of mandatory health checks for athletes. the program is in partnership with the nonprofit created by sarmento in her son's memory. knowing that my son is still making an impact, even though he's not here physically with us. he's making an impact in his community. we want to make sure our students are healthy and if we can, you know if we can catch one or two students, why not? these screenings are partially subsidized, costing $10 a child medical stats show one in 300 children has an undiagnosed heart condition screenings organized by the foundations in 2019 and covered hidden cardiovascular conditions among a dozen students and coming up on the nine we're going to talk live with jennifer sarmento about the program and her personal costs. gossip back over to you, andre sr. thank you. 7 17 solano counties warning people about west nile virus bird found late last month in vacaville tested positive for west nile health officers say
the discovery marks the official start of the west nile virus season in solano county. so far there have been no reports of human cases this year in our state. people are asked to limit their outdoor hours and apply insect repellents and long sleeve shirts when they are outside. alright 7 18. we are about the peak of traffic right now. a lot of people are heading into work. how are we doing out there, allie? pretty good, frank . you know, you said a lot of people heading to work. maybe not today because overall traffic seems to be a bit lighter than it was yesterday, the day before, so there are still some slow spots like westbound 5 80 going through the livermore valley because of an earlier crash that happened there, but aside from that, you can see some other traffic problems but no specific crashes or major accidents to tell you about. so that's the good news. let's show you this live picture of highway four. as you make your way westbound at bay point , you'll see this when that slow traffic there in richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza a bit slow this morning as well, but overall, no major incidents. to
tell you about which is the good news if you're driving this morning, 7 18. let's check in with steve paulson. i would like to keep an eye on the fog in these traffic cameras. steve, it's refreshing to look at well , there's plenty to go around ali not as much as yesterday. but still there's a lot out there. although there is some noticeable holes in it today compared to yesterday, especially san jose south in areas to the north. i mean, they was they were filled in here yesterday. that's not the case you can see some breaks. san jose, parts down to the santa clara valley also east, especially north of one on one. i mean, there's still some fog working its way up there, but yesterday it was overcast and it took a while to burn off. so we are running cooler. most locations are running cool, especially to the north 4 to 5 degrees, but we're running about 2 to 5 year overall with a couple more breaks in those clouds, but still plenty of low clouds and fog. although it looks like yesterday was the day it maxed out so more sunshine today some maybe, you know in sunshine already that didn't see it yesterday for a while. morning low clouds cooler lows
to the north as we just showed you sunny and warmer breeze, though in the afternoon that's not going away yet. nevada wanna creep in little park san jose the arrows are all up. 84 88 81 82 degrees. fifties on the temps , lower legs already they'll be hard again today, brentwood will be hot. there'll be no. after a couple of cooler days, all warm right back up again. 50 sixties on the tips. and that low that gave us the cool down is now lifting out of the picture. it'll still hang around for today, but the highest beginning to build back in. not only that it's tapping into more monsoon moisture, especially new mexico, arizona. but some of it now creeping into southern california you can see from blight needles down to las vegas, and that could work its way up the crest of this year. it looks to be more east and south of tahoe. but boy, i'll tell you it's close enough, especially friday. and saturday. i think it'll play into their weather more 60 seventies eighties now back into some nineties after a little break there for a couple of days, getting warmer and most inland locations could be upper 90 0 on saturday. looks like he's up a
little bit, though sunday monday steve. thank you, 7 20. now inflation is costing americans hundreds of dollars more every month, coming up with detail how much more we're spending on average and how long experts say we'll see the impact and a group of voters on the peninsula being asked to find a new place to dock their boat after the break, what's being offered to them to get them?
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aboard boats at a private marina in south san francisco before they have to find a new place to live. managers of the oyster cove marina say they're requiring the boat owners to leave by mid october as they re evaluate the long term use of the marina. they say they're offering the boat owners $10,000 for moving expenses and waving their rental fees. until then, the boat owners say they don't have anywhere to go. we have no place to move over to, especially those of us that are, as i said, legal live aboards. there's nothing we have literally called every marina from here to northern california . we've even called up into washington state. and there's no live aboards. it's available. managers at the boatyard say they will continue to offer support to the boat owners. mother and her boyfriend are being charged in the death of her 18 month old baby who died from fentanyl poisoning. tianna puts locker and her boyfriend, derek young, are charged with child neglect resulting in the death. this comes after an
autopsy found fentanyl in the baby's system, which likely caused the death back in may. back in november, drug task force officers found the baby and his two year old brother and the parents bedroom sitting next to two pistols, cocaine and 900 pills of oxycodone, koda narcotics experts say fentanyl is pouring across our southern border impacting the entire nation. i think middle america believes that what happens in the boer stays on the border, and that isn't the case. it is a real problem. i think it's a problem that we don't quite understand or recognize to the level. we should and this this is if i was going to call anything a pandemic, i'd call this pandemic. last year, the number of drug overdose deaths said a new record and, according to the cdc, fentanyl accounted for more than two thirds of all overdose deaths. already this year, border patrol has seized more fit and i'll coming across the southern border than all of 2019 and 2020 combined amount
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have been particularly high. a lot of us do like to look up to the skies as we drive into work because we're lucky enough to get this gorgeous view in person. steve paulson is here to detail. of course what's happening right now and looking ahead with our weather. we have a lot of gray there, so maybe you couldn't see it. but there were noticeable breaks this morning as frank will allude to that. we could see it earlier this morning. they almost full moon. it was four yesterday but still plenty of low clouds around just more breaks to than we saw yesterday, so it'll burn off sooner today. and temperatures will bump up in little little bit. i don't think the coast will change all that much but more sun for your thursday cooler lows. if you didn't get the fog, if you did, then you had upper fifties or sixties. it'll be sunny. it'll be nice. it'll be a little warmer right about where we should be this time of year 60 seventies. and eighties. alright allies had lots to talk about. not busy busy, but there's been a few things going on. yeah there's some issues in certain parts of the commute that have been keeping us a little bit busy this morning, but overall, it seems like a pretty good drive in most parts of the bay
area. we're going to start in the north bay this time around because there is a new crash. north and one oh, one just south of petaluma. it's not leading too much of a backup, but we do have the usual slowdown on westbound highway 37 year. valeo also at the richmond bridge toll plaza. i want to show the golden gate bridge because this is where we as you can see, we have some pretty thick fog here. it's been like this. the past several days. a bridge toll plaza traffic is not too bad. you're looking at a 15 minute delay to get onto the span. 7 32. let's go back to the desk. l a thank you happening today. president biden continuing is mideast trip with meetings in israel a short while ago, the president holding a news conference with israeli prime minister speed who took office just 13 days ago after previous coalition collapsed, the president said the u. s is committed to the security of israel. you have an ironclad commitment. from the united states of america to israel's security and ironclad commitment. we'll make sure that
israel can defend itself by itself. unbreakable bond later signed a joint declaration on military cooperation in a joint commitment to preventing iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon . california's governor's once again setting the record straight when it comes to his presidential aspirations. our governor made a visit to the west wing of the white house for a series of meetings during his four day trip, governor newsom is set to meet with officials in the biden administration and congressional leaders to discuss issues ranging from abortion access to climate change and gun control. yesterday he accepted an award for education innovation on behalf of california. we practice pluralism. we believe in racial, social and economic justice. we don't shy away from those principles. those values we hold them, dear. and we advance them very intentionally in the state of california independent governor newsom has said he has no interest in running for president and he reiterated that
yesterday the governor recently spent about $100,000 to air this ad in florida, fueling more speculation about his future political aspirations. biden administration is warning pharmacies that deny women certain medications could be a violation of civil rights. even if those medications could cause an abortion, the department of health and human services issued the guidance to 60,000 retail pharmacies here in the us that received federal funding, saying they cannot deny women access to reproductive health prescriptions. they're saying that you would be discriminating against women if you were to fail to provide the services to women on the basis of their pregnancy. dozens of people attended a march and rally at uc berkeley yesterday, part of a nationwide walkout and protest. i used to never be a person who protested. i went here for undergrad, but i can't stand out any more legal abortion nationwide, not just in a couple
of sanctuary states. but for the complete restore alot of abortion rights nationwide. tomorrow the house is expected to pass legislation that would prohibit states from imposing limits on abortions. however the bill is not expected to pass in the senate. we've learned a man who was shot and killed in oakland yesterday morning was celebrating his 34th birthday at the time. the shooting happened around 1 30 in the morning your 19th and telegraph in downtown oakland. two women, who were also with him were hit by bullets and injured reportedly left a bar nearby with friends and were approaching their car when someone started shooting at them. oakland mayor libby chef says the violence was linked to some kind of dispute. police spent hours examining the scene and left markings where bullet casings came to rest. the mayor says that while shootings and homicides are down overall across the city, more still needs to be done to keep people in downtown oakland safe. it is senseless, the amount of guns on our streets have got to be addressed, proactively working
to ensure a tremendous sense of safety as people come back to work. and people come back to play in our downtown. oakland council member carol five, represents much of the downtown district, she said. steph are also working on standard protocols that will determine the safety measures. clubs should adhere to for evening operations and when hosting events. anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call in is asked to call investigators. place in san jose are looking for whoever killed a homeless woman. this happened in downtown san jose near the plaza day. cesar chavez police say there were called about a man assaulting a woman. when they got there. they found the woman had been stabbed. she was pronounced dead at the scene. people who live in oakland will be voting on a new measure in november to expand renter's rights. if passed, the measure would end no fault evictions of households with children and teachers during the school year . the measure would also extend eviction protections for tenants in rvs. it would remove failure
to sign a new lease as grounds for eviction as well. in vallejo and measure that will be on the november ballot calls for a 0.875 cent sales tax to raise an estimated $18 million a year for infrastructure repair and quality of life issues such as homelessness, illegal dumping. fire protection and crime prevention city council approved the measure on tuesday. alright happening today, a fast growing restaurant chain making its bay area debut. we're going to take you there live raising cane's is a fast food joint known for its chicken tenders. live video right here of the restaurant. it's on edgewater drive their hagan burger road, little east of the oakland international airport. you could see it's crowded. the restaurant doesn't open until nine o'clock, but some party and apparently some hungry fans started waiting in line hours ago. 20 lucky customers are being picked to win free meals. for an entire year. the winner will be announced, um at eight o'clock, so coming up here shortly, one
customer told us it's been in line since last night because of the food. that's pretty good. i like it. worth coming down the day the night before to come hang out. people may say i'm crazy for waiting here since four am, but honestly, it's a win win for all my friend and i would usually go all the way to manteca just to get some canes. if we're craving it, and every time we're going to anaheim for disneyland, we would always get canes. that's a tradition. well there you go. canes is based in louisiana has close to 700 restaurants in 35 states, and we're just getting word 250. people are in line right now, and also plans to open in berkeley and hayward later this year, and pam was mentioning her daughter actually drove to manteca with her boyfriend. just to go to cade's. that's a fun day trip. i get it, ali rasmus. i mean my point in my life. i'm not gonna drive the antica for lunch. but look, you know if you're footloose and fancy free and have the time to do it
absolutely love chicken. yeah you know, my kids are big fans of chicken fingers, so maybe we'll have to go try it. and you know if you are headed that direction you mentioned it's off of hagen burger and 8 80. we have a traffic camera to show you if that is where you're going, and if you're coming from downtown oakland headed south towards here. you won't have any problems. no problems in that direction, either in 80 overall has been pretty good this morning. here's a look at the south bay commute no major problems. just a little bit of slowing in north bend one. oh, one a little bit of sluggish traffic in the northwest direction of 2 80 in san jose in this live picture and traffic, moving smoothly on highway 24 towards the caldecott tunnel. 7 39 here's steve paulson with a look at the weather and some of the changes that are coming. but you said not so fast. not right away, and it's not going to be very long, so paying attention to those things. you do pay attention. that is correct. you may not enjoy saturday, but after that it does look a little better so temperatures will begin to a little bit of a warm
up today. more so friday and saturday, but yesterday was a cool day. a lot of 60 seventies and low eighties today, we'll get a few degrees warmer here. there are noticeable break, especially san jose south. that was all filled in yesterday's same north. i mean, you're seeing some breaks. go. one on one north doesn't mean they're not a few patches of fog, but it was overcast yesterday for many in marin county napa and also snowman this time yesterday, so we are running cooler. 1245 degrees. nevada is down five compared to this time yesterday. petaluma for santa rosa, fort san carlos, half moon bay also in there as well, so not just in limit, even on the coast. there are some areas of fog that continue to dance around. most of it, though, looks to be about marin county point raised south technical parts of the san mateo coast, but there will be more sunshine for inland areas today . some areas already seeing some that did not see that yesterday at this time cooler loans, though to the north had some low fifties but tomato. speaking of what the creek menlo park in san jose, those arrows are all up. 84 88 81 82 in the forecast
highs today, santa rosa made it to 51 at least no account airport already 72 lower like they'll be hot. but fifties sixties for most low sixties here, i think we've already reached our lows for the morning will start to warm up here a little bit that low. that's all it takes this time of year as a weak little system. that's the one that's going to eject out. so today's the day it ejects out at the floor around the high taps into that monsoon moisture and believe me, it's in full swing right now, especially in arizona. it's been staying there. but in the last few images it's creeping now into southern california, southern nevada, and some of that's going to work its way up this year, a into central and also western nevada. i would think south lake tahoe and truck he might be in the mix there friday and saturday for some possible thunderstorms. 60 seventies eighties operators to near 90 degrees and warmer inland temps will take us to saturday before a little bit cooler on sunday. steve thank you. it was a key vote to split the monte ablow unified school district in contra costa county. coming up why the board of education
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divide the mount diablo unified school district has failed. the decision ends a years long effort to create a smaller district encounter cost a county , california board of education voted unanimously to oppose the petition. the board said the proposal failed to meet required legal criteria and offered no compelling reason to create a new district. the new district would have taken five schools from the mount diablo unified school district in walnut creek . critics say those five schools were in the most affluent and least diverse communities in contra costa county. supporters say their goal was to create a smaller, community based school district. our quest has been about the children, regardless of what the opposition says it has never been about exclusivity
, race, real estate values, etcetera. that might not have been the proponents. original um you know, anticipation, but the outcome of what this would mean absolutely aligns with some really disturbing trends that we're seeing nationally. this proposal in particular has received national news media coverage for its undertone of racial and socioeconomic segregation. the group behind the petition, says mount diablo unified school district is too large and has been plagued by financial responsibility. the district includes schools in concord, walnut creek, pleasant hill, martinez, clayton, pittsburgh and bay point. the proposal was voted down was an appeal from a decision in 2017 by the contra costa county board of supervisors. the accused me the board of education, which rejected the succession attempt. daniel 7 46 at east bay community colleges, making it much easier for thousands of students to get their degrees laney college offering free tuition for the fall semester.
if they fell out applications for either federal or state. a the money can be used for textbooks, student health fees, riddle, chromebooks and meals. lady college officials say they are taking the step because college costs are more than just tuition, and they say people who struggled before the pandemic having a much harder time now, so this is when they can use financial help. more than ever. while inflation and interest rate hikes continue to weigh heavy on wall street, and the banks are offering a look at the state of the u. s economy. pam cook joined us back in studio in dollars and cents. that looks very optimistic. at this point this morning. the biggest banks are coming in with disappointing earnings report shares in jpmorgan chase or down about 5% after announcing its boosting reserves for bad loans, morgan stanley missed, analysts estimates. tomorrow we hear from wells fargo and citigroup and goldman sachs on monday. now stocks dropped as that opening bell rang this morning following another report on inflation. the
producer price index rose 11.3% in june from last year at this time that's just shy of the record set in march, and it follows the rise in consumer prices. that was posted yesterday. economists now say there's a good chance the federal reserve will raise interest rates by a full percent at its next meeting this month. and as we take a look at wall street, that is what is weighing heavily on the numbers. the dow jones down almost 2% now 572 points there, the s and p 500 down almost 2% as well. 37 31, the nasdaq slipping almost 200 points right now. 11,050 is where the nasdaq stands this morning. inflation is costing american families hundreds of dollars every month, according to moody's analytics. the average household paid an extra $493 in expenses in june. its estimate is based on analysis of the consumer price index data. the good news is they do say price increases won't be duplicated in july as energy
another commodity prices have dropped noticeably so far this month. there's a new proposal by senate republicans to renew the monthly child tax credit payments proposed the program provided payments of up to $300 per child to millions of families that expired in december. the republican proposal would restart the monthly payments, but with new requirements, families would have to earn $10,000 in the previous year to receive the full benefit those who earn less than that. would have their credits reduced. the nfl's best teams won't be the only competitors battling it out in next year's super bowl. there will also be a beer war. the canadian american company, molson coors, will run a 32nd commercial during the big game for the first time since 1989. that's because. anheuser busch has had an exclusive deal with the nfl. sales at molson coors are already growing after adding hard sell, sir whiskey and energy drinks last year, so the
ad space during the super bowl is likely to drive those numbers even higher, anheuser busch says. they still plan to air budweiser commercials and next february's super bowl. pam cook, that's look at your dollars and cents. already pan thank you for that. remember at the beginning of the pandemic when people were stockpiling what they considered the basic necessities. now we know which states made the biggest dashes for toilet tissue . arizona online searches for t p jumped more than 11,000% in march of 2020 compared to the year before. that was the most of any state, california by the way, we came in number two was searches, increasing some 9700. colorado florida, idaho, rounded up your top five. you live in alaska. you weren't too worried . apparently they were the least concern with just 1200% more online churches. for that all important toilet paper. i remember all the posts on social media. look what i got six pack
targeted. martinez has it go as you and i talked a lot sort of online during the pandemic. i was looking for flower like, you know, for baking and stuff, and you said my market has some should i drop it off to your doorstep, and i'll never forget that time member that yeah, that was a while ago. i remember the thing i was constantly looking for was the hand wipes like the clorox wipes because back in the beginning, that's when we were wiping down our groceries and everything. yeah it seems like forever ago, even though it wasn't i'm glad it's in the river mirror. let's look at the maps this morning and move forward with what's going on on the roadways. you see a little bit of slowing westbound highway four b point and some slow traffic southbound 6 18 walnut creek. to get to highway 24. there is a new crash 26 80 just south of stoneridge. it's leading to a little bit of a backup in some slow traffic in that area, and some crashes on 8 80 in san leandro. and 5 80 as well. richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza. it's getting a little bit better, not quite as backed up as it was just about
45 minutes ago. traffic is moving smoothly in the golden gate bridge, but be aware of the heavy fog out there this morning. 7 51 here's steve paulson. all right, ali. yes, we do have plenty of low clouds and fog yesterday, the coverage was a lot deeper, had some noticeable breaks into this morning versus yesterday when there weren't too many, but there are some today, especially san jose south. and also about marin county north or doesn't mean some foggers and creeping around. there's a little bit there, but we have bigger brakes here that we had yesterday by far so it'll burn off sooner. today more sunshine today morning low clouds. cooler lows if you didn't not get that fog. sunny warmer, breezy afternoon, although it will be as windy, blustery as it was fairfield only west southwest 14. that's down at least one double half from yesterday. they were 28 to 35 yesterday. so that's is usually a sure sign that things are changing inland so they'll start to warm up 50 sixties already at 1 67 lower lake. it's
72 degrees and the low responsible for our cool down is right there, the highest trying to build back in and it will not only that, but it says you know what? i'm gonna bring in some monsoon moisture, and it's starting to work its way northward now. that will play i think into this year, a forecast tahoe truckee friday and saturday. it's very close now, but i think today's alright tomorrow there could be a different story. most of it looks to be east and south. but it's close enough that i'm going to mention 60 seventies eighties to near 90 degrees. hottest day will be saturday, still warm to hot sunday, but a little bit cooler going into monday. thank you, steve. coming up oscar winner. and actor kevin spacey has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault charges. he is now facing the uk just how many charges he has against him. that's coming up in our eight o'clock hour. the first several companies nationwide have created virtual glasses and headsets that can transform people's worlds. after the break , we'll explain how one teenager in arizona created his own pair
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that way we always know when to help stop one. okay, flex, just drop some knowledge on me again. oh okay, i will. i'll turn our thermostat to 78. i'll unplug the blender. the hair dryer. - my blankie? - yep! - let's taco 'bout it! - nope. ohh, we can save the laundry 'til the morning. yes please. oh, little things like this help save our power and help save us from outages. with flex alerts, the power is ours. learn more at powersaverrewards.org. 7 56 traffic running smoothly again this morning along highway 1 to 1 after crews had to remove a double decker bus that caught fire. chp says that fire started last night just north. of the grand avenue exit it mel bray. when they arrived, the bus was fully engulfed in flames. they closed three lanes of freeway
there to put out the fire. no passengers were on board at the time. witnesses say they saw the driver walked away from the bus after it caught fire. police have not located him, and it's unclear how that fire got start. well the owner of a hawaiian spa says she'll press charges after a man who wanted to get his eyebrows waxed threw a temper tantrum when he was told he had to wear a mask. hawaii does not require masks in businesses anymore, but they are allowed to set and enforce their own rules manager at the european wax center and honolulu says. the man refused to wear a mask and became violent, flinging items off the desk broke the equipment used to validate customer parking before he stormed out that business owner says the mask mandate will remain in place because workers must be close to clients to provide services. oakland making progress on community driven projects in the city updates included 55 unit affordable housing project that is one year
ahead of schedule. 135 youth have benefited from a public bike repair program. and 200. new fruit trees have also been planted in east oakland. and i'm so excited about 200 fruit trees planted in this neighborhood. for the babies to enjoy the shade and see the blossoms and taste fresh organic fruit that they actually saw come out of the ground rather than wrapped in plastic at a corner store. if they're lucky enough to get access to fresh produce. the money from the initiative, also helped by a former nursery, which is being turned into an aquaponics farm, a technique that uses fish to help grow plants. well tech companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars in research and development on virtual glasses and virtual reality headsets. well one brainy teen in arizona came up with this eye tech
eyewear, part of a school project when he was just 16 years of age. he's not ready to market and mass produce his inventions. two years later, the glasses function as a smartphone , but differ than those currently on the market because it uses a transparent display embedded right on the lens rather than using a projector. or a polarized lens. the idea is to create a more overall connected future, much like how the phone established connectedness such as having computer in your pocket all the time. these glasses take that one step further.. the whiz kid also created a circuit board for security to go with the glasses. he has launched a kickstarter crowdsource campaign to fund the production. and all the merchandise. well the monkeypox cases going one major bay area city is running out of vaccine the work under way to replenish the supply. plus we're in the middle of another covid wave,
the latest data showing how covid-19 is spreading here and around the world. wildfire smoke in contra costa county has air district officials on alert. from ktvu fox two news this is mornings on to welcome the mornings onto at eight o'clock. i'm andre senior gasia mikaelian . it's thursday, july 14th some gray cloud cover behind us in the oakland estuary. see paulson . more and more people should be seeing sun as we get into the weekend. that is correct. for sure. on the weekend, maybe even a little bit more today. i think it will start to burn back a little sooner. here there are some noticeable holes in it compared to yesterday, although there's still plenty to go around. that's a big fog bank out there. but still, you know a couple more breaks today versus yesterday, when there was a lot bigger coverage. so morrison for thursday some morning fog cooler , low sunny, warmer, little bit breezy, though not not done with that yet. sixties seventies and eighties to operate these
alright ali's hear something new or just a rehash of what's going on. you know, i think something just happened on the bay bridge just passed a treasure island because we can show them to the map and you can see what we're talking about. there's a solid red line right there, and i was keeping an eye on the bay bridge toll plaza traffic. up until about 10 minutes ago. it looked like things were improving and now is almost at a standstill there, except for those h o v lane, so i'm going to keep an eye on that and follow up and see what might have happened, but expect some new heavy traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. it was also a little bit slow in the north end directions of 2 80 in san jose, but overall yourself they commute is in pretty good shape this morning. you know one. let's go back to the desk. ali thank you. there is a large plume of smoke over eastern contra costa county. this is the res that's beesm for weeks . we're giving you a live look at that smoke coming from the fire in pittsburgh. this is through our highway for traffic camera. the fire's been smoldering for six weeks now
windy conditions on saturday caused it to flare up again. smoke is mostly impacting people in pittsburgh, antioch, oakley and brentwood, and firefighters say this fire is especially difficult to deal with, because it's burning in the marshlands near pittsburgh, and it's close to a pg power plant. ktvu magus live in pittsburgh this morning where the biggest public hazard from this fire really is that thick smoke yes, garcia. that's why i have my mask on. you can really smell the smoke from where i'm standing. you can also see it. it's breezy today. it's not a great combination to be smoky and breezy. but in the distance, you can get a sense of the skies over pittsburgh. they do have at smoke it in the air that's coming from the marsh fire and let's go back to that live picture. you should. you just showed where you can see that plume of smoke over the skies. it really is, uh, thinker in the sky over there, and that's as the fire continues to smolder. even after crews poured thousands of gallons of water. down from helicopters earlier in
the week. the air quality advisory for wildfire smoke is in the area in place throughout the rest of today, the air quality is expected to be in the moderate range overall, and there's no spare the air alert in effect, but air district officials are cautioning nearby residents that if they can smell smoke, they should stay indoors as much as p their windows and doors shut the first thing i thought was my fart car on fire when i got out , but then i realized no, i can't breathe. it's i noticed there's a fire going on. fire officials determine the fire started at a bay point homeless encampment back in may. it's mostly burning peat, which is a spongy or mossy, decomposing plant material found in wetlands and it's very difficult to extinguish. contra costa county fire protection district says it's working with regulatory agencies to come up with a plan to flood the area because traditional firefighting methods
have not been working. officials say no homes are threatened, but the smoke is raising serious health concerns. they need to go outdoors, um, wearing a k in 95 or n95 masks, um is their best choice. health officials say that in addition to having fixed monitors for air quality, they also have hazmat teams distributed throughout various areas of eastern contra costa county to keep a close watch on today's air quality. reporting live in pittsburgh. demagogues ktvu fox two newsnot far from t. cal fire tells us is burning off lake herman road north of venetia. thick smoke has been seen visible since the fire started just before five o'clock yesterday. it's burned 115 acres and was contained around one this morning crusade. they stopped the fire from
spreading before it reached the initial water treatment plant. having the air assets up in the air. they get a good birds eye view for us, but also they're being able to put water ahead of the fire to help slow down so we can get crews in there to mop it up and stopped the forward progress. the guards of the fire remains under investigation. san francisco leaders say the biden ministrations needs to increase its focus on monkey parks. the city is running out of the monkey pox vaccine. zuckerberg san francisco general hospital had 50 doses on hand yesterday. other monkey pox vaccine sites in the city or expected to fulfill the remaining appointments before running out of doses by the end of the week. so far more than 1700 doses have been administered and san francisco health department is requesting an additional 35,000 from the federal government. state senator scott wiener is blaming an action by the federal government for the vaccine shortage, said quote we are veering towards public health mess of uncontrolled monkeypox spread in our community and many other communities. very to control. this outbreak will result in intense and completely unnecessary misery for many
people, particularly gay and bisexual men. quest diagnostics says it's now testing people for monkey pox. the company says it's launching what's believed to be the first commercially available test created and offered by a national lab provider that will detect monkeypox. the test has been validated under federal regulations and uses swab specimens to determine if a person is infected. quest says it expects the ability to test about 30,000 people a week by the end of july. new coronavirus numbers in california show the virus continues to have a stronghold on our state. the positivity rate from pcr tests taken at walgreens stores is now at 51.6% and all time high. the rest of the country is 10% lower than california, 10% lower than california. pcr is considered the most accurate covid test and better at detecting newer variants. perhaps as soon as next week, americans could have another covid-19 vaccine option . the fda issued emergency use authorization for novavax. it's the fourth vaccine in the u. s.
but more importantly, it's medical technology differs from others. novavax is made from copies of the protein that cope the coronavirus. protein vaccines have been used for years to prevent hepatitis b shingles and other diseases. there's two dose drug will be available for adults when it received cdc authorization advisory committee meets about this next tuesday. new this morning new numbers from the world health organization covid cases have been rising for five weeks in a row now, but death rates remain low and stable health agencies weekly review of the covid pandemic worldwide found there were 5.7 million new infections confirmed last week. marking a 6% increase and 9800 deaths that's similar to the week before, health officials say. in the last two weeks, covid cases reported to the w h o surged. 30. the spike largely driven by the b, a four nba five macron's variance. doctors say the b a five sub varying accounts for 60% of new affections in our country, the
biden administration is sending 10 million vaccine doses hotspots across the country to help ensure there are enough doses for everyone who wants one. some congressional members are also working on new funding measures to help fight this latest spread. i believed we needed to do more on covid vaccine deployment in the country and elsewhere a couple months back, and we were we thought we might be close to a package. colorado will begin testing for covid in wastewater at schools. now samples will be taken twice a week to help better identify variants that may be present in the community . about a third of americans are living in areas experiencing a high level of covid spread. no inflation numbers out this morning, the producer price index rose 11.3% in june from last year at this time, and follows the rise in consumer prices posted yesterday. economists now say there is a good chance of federal reserve will raise interest rates by full percent or awful percent, and it's next meeting to help curb inflation and reduce the risk of recession. i don't think
it's pretty preordained that we're going to have a deep recession in order for the fed to moderate prices. one bright spot. gas prices dropped again overnight, almost three cents a gallon. part of the reason for the lower gas prices continued drop in price of crude oil. it's down $92 a barrel this morning. that's the same price it was on february 23rd. that's the day before russia invaded ukraine. after that the price of crude traded as high as $130 a barrel time now is eight. oh, nine. let's get you out the door. erasmus is keeping an eye on this community. little things keep popping up, don't they? ali? there's a problem at the bay bridge toll plaza. and if you are planning to drive into the city, i would say, try to avoid the bay bridge. we don't know specifically what's happening there, but you can see from the map. there's some sort of delay or incident that's happened right around treasure island, and so if it's pretty
windy out there, so i apologize for this shaky picture, but you can see the impact it's had on the bay bridge toll plaza. it is busier here now than it was just about 45 minutes ago, so i still know it's specific info on what may have happened on the bay bridge, but something's going on there. and if you can avoid this commute, i would if i were you, 8 10, let's go back to the desk. all right. thank you so much. ali president biden is in the middle east this morning. the medal of honor he is being presented with today as he reaffirms his commitment to protect israel. also oscar winning actor kevin spacey has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault in the united kingdom. will detail the charges he's facing after a break.
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kevin spacey has pleaded not guilty to a number of sex assault charges in london. spacey was at the hearing this morning at london's central court. he's facing at least four charges of sexual assault against three men. the allegations date back to march of 2000 and five and august of 2000 and eight with another alleged incident happening in april of 2014. spacey was removed from the netflix show house of cards after several sexual assault allegations against him came to light. bluebird is being sued by
survivors of sexual assault, who say the company is not doing enough to protect riders. the suit accuses the ride hailing services, knowing about drivers assaulting passengers as early as 2014. the plaintiff's lawyers say 550 of their clients have claims against the san francisco based company. in a statement to the online newspaper techcrunch, uber, says quote there is nothing more important than safety, which is why uber has built new safety features established survivor centric policies and been more transparent about serious incidents warnings this morning that images captured from ring doorbell cameras might not be completely private. amazon which owns ring is reportedly giving footage from some of the cameras to police without permission from the user. after being questioned by massachusetts senator ed markey, the company said it's done so at least 11 times this year. amazon says it provided the video under what it called emergency circumstances. normally law enforcement agencies have to ask ring owners for the footage. well, listen a week into the position. san
francisco's new district attorney's already the target of criticism for jenkins was appointed by mayor london breed who was defending the new d a. d jenkins says criminal justice reform and public safety are her top priorities. mere bree told us those issues should be matter to everyone, regardless of who's in the da's office. i think it's not just the one thing and it's not just one person that's going to fix all of these problems. it's all of us as leaders of the city working together, providing the resources, making the investments, making sure that we're holding ourselves accountable to deliver for the people of san francisco, exactly what we promised that we're going to do. and a big part of our ultimate responsibility is pu safety and that comes in a lot of different forms. so that was from my interview with london breed yesterday when she was live on warnings on to district attorney bert jenkins will be joining us here in the studio this morning on the nine we'll talk to her about goals and how she and san franciscans should measure her success. gasol have that interview. people who live in oakland will be asked to vote on a new
measure in november to expand renter's rights. if it passes, the measure will end no fault evictions of households with children and teachers during the school year. the measure would also extend eviction protections for tenants and rvs. it would remove failure to sign a new lease as grounds for eviction time. now is 8 15 coming up on 8 16 right now, ali rest has been tracking several little issues across the bay area's we're in the middle of russia right now, ali. how's it looking commutes? parts kind of got off to a little bit of a late start. usually we see more congestion or during that six o'clock hour, but maybe people are heading out the door a little bit later. so we're keeping an eye on the south bay and that's all we will go first. with these maps. there is a new crash. we're learning about southbound to 80 at noridian. it is a blocking one of the lanes there. we saw a little bit of slowest traffic. in this part of 2 80 in san jose, and that north bend direction, but now it appears to have cleared up a little bit. traffic also clearing up the richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza. 8 16 here's steve paulson with today's weather and all that fog out there. it's is it
going to be foggy at all this weekend when it gets warm or i think you'll see a decrease in that fog alley will be mainly confined just to the coast and not the way you like it, but don't worry, it'll be back. it'll be back. we do have a couple of surges there on the fog bank yesterday maxed out still plenty out there, but noticeable breaks and whole, especially san jose. south and marin county going up on a one little bit of that kind of creeping across one. oh, one going back over towards the petaluma gap, but that was sold out yesterday. today there are noticeable breaks. we are running a little cooler today compared to yesterday at this time. not by much 1 to 4 degrees . the gap was a lot bigger earlier. now it's only four degrees petaluma. also half moon bay in there, so just a couple of degrees cooler but ankle turn that around here later this afternoon. monte abu is still pretty warm 74 degrees. that's some more merrill off. so that won't take long to start warming up some of the most inland areas, so they inversion. it's
reestablishing itself after a couple of days where it cooled down morning. low clouds. sunny warmer, breezy can't lose that yet, but it will not be nearly as windy nevada wanna creek park san jose up up up the forecast size 84 88 81 82 probably peak it out on saturday. fairfield's come way down and not reporting here, but it was only 14 mph versus 37 yesterday. that's a big difference. 50 sixties on the temps if you're already up and lower like my gosh, already 75 there, so they'll be upper nineties to near 100, but most locations will jump up about 4 to 6 degrees compared to yesterday. the low giving us the cool down is kicking out the highest building in and the flow around. that is clockwise. and as it does, it begins to tap in this time of year can tap into monsoon moisture. which is just been going nutty. if you will, in arizona some of that now taking the turn into california coming up into southern nevada, and i think plays into the sierra forecast, probably friday and saturday. saturday looks to be the best opportunity if
you're going up to tahoe truckee, so i think it's going to be a forecast need to keep an eye on their sixties seventies. eighties tenure 90 degrees for someone will keep warming it up in the saturday steve. thank you. 8 19. now governor, newsom has said repeatedly has no interest in running for president. his trip to washington, d c this week is causing some to think otherwise . with the governor's meeting with and what he's doing today. and he's an olympic champion and one of the world's greatest distance runners, who now reveals he was trafficked to london as a child, the investigation police have now launched after the break.
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isn't the case. it is a real problem. i think it's a problem that we don't quite understand or recognize to the level. we should and this this is if i was gonna call anything a pandemic. i called this pandemic. last year, the number of drug overdose deaths hit a new record , and, according to the cdc, fentanyl accounted for more than two thirds of all overdose deaths, and already this year border patrol has seized more fentanyl coming across the southern border, all of 2019 and 2020 combined. that amount is said to have the potential to kill more than 1.6 billion people knew this morning in a new documentary, four time olympic running champion mo farah says he was illegally brought to the u. k as a young boy by woman he didn't know and was forced to care for her children. he says his real name is hussein abdi kahin, and that he wasn't allowed to go to school until he was 12 years old says it was their teacher took notice of him and contacted officials. he was then taken in. as a foster child with another
family. until now, he said, he moved to britain with his parents as a refugee from somalia, fearing deportation. high school district in the south b is the first in the state to include screening for possible heart defects before playing a school sport. that's after kyle taylor, a former student in the campbell union high school district. died from an undiagnosed heart defect. the then 18 year old's mother formed a nonprofit in her son's memory that will test all ninth and 11th grade athletes in the district. five high schools for possible heart defects that could lead to sudden cardiac arrest. losing a student is just too much. and so we felt that it was very, very important. the child is not something that everybody experiences and it's a grief that you can't explain to anybody. it's much different. the carl j. taylor foundation has done seven community screening since 2019 identifying 12 at risk children centers, a sharks have traded their most recognizable player, defenseman brent burns, the man known as the beard. and a prospect
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women injured, but the mayor says has to be done in downtown in particular. then devastating flooding in virginia has family scramblingo their loved ones and assessing all the damage left behind. from ktvu fox two news this morning's onto and welcome back. i'm gasia mikaelian andre. senior time now is 8 30. today's thursday, july, 14th and meteorologist says steve paulson is here with a look. at the weather across the bay area. it's kind of gloomy here in oakland right now, but he says that might change later in the day. it will change. it will burn off a little sooner. but, yeah, lots of lots of gray there as we talked about, but not the amount we saw yesterday, so we'll see a little earlier burn off but still stages set. i don't think coast changes all that much here. they'll state me stuck in the sixties there, but inland temps are the one will start to make a little move there. we'll head em up, move em out there with some slightly warmer temps. so more sun today for your thursday already starting to see some breaks where i am, and i didn't see any until 10 o'clock yesterday. so
some fog cool lows sunday warmer, a little bit of a breeze kicking in but near average on these tests right about where we should be 60 seventies. and eighties. alright ali has been kind of busy there. it got better got worse. what about now? south bay is a bit of a problem for some drivers who take to 80. and that's where there is a new crash. to tell you about this is that southbound to 80 at wolf road, and there's three vehicles involved there often the right hand shoulder but there is a backup building around this and we could see some of it earlier. it looks like it's cleared up, maybe just slightly, but in that north direction of 2, 80 or actually, if you're looking at the map from a two dimensional standpoint, the westbound direction here, but things are improving their also improving at the richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza. and no major problems to tell you about on this stretch of 24 in lafayette . if you get to this point, though, be aware there is some slow traffic on south 26 83 walnut creek. 8 31. let's go back to the desk. thank you. ali happening today, president biden continues his mideast trip with
meetings in israel. a short time ago, he was awarded the israeli presidential medal of honor by israeli president isaac herzog. mr biden said receiving the medal is one of the greatest of his life. earlier today, president biden met with israel's prime minister and in a joint news conference, he said the u. s is committed to the security of israel. you have an ironclad commitment. from the united states of america to israel's security and ironclad commitment. we'll make sure that israel can defend itself by itself. both leaders signed a joint declaration on military cooperation and a joint commitment to preventing iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. governor newsom is visiting the white house this morning as part of his trip to washington, dc, accepting an award recognizing california's improvements in education. a series of meetings today with dc leaders is fueling speculation about the governor's political ambitions. even the whole governor, newsom has said repeatedly he is not running for president in 2024. this comes as
new polls show the democrats largely don't want president biden to run for a second term. president biden has said he will be running for reelection. the polls suggest governor newsome would be vice president kamala harris in a hypothetical matchup if both were to run for the presidency in 24. it's one of those things i've tried to say. no. no way. in every way i possibly can, including science , and i don't know what else. i don't know what language in fact, i may need advice and counsel. what's the language to express? absolutely no. this morning, governor newsom is meeting with vice president kamala harris, the white house chief of staff ron klain and first lady jill biden, as the president is, of course in the middle east. the biden administration warning pharmacies now denying women certain medications could be a violation of civil rights, even if those medications could cause an abortion, the department of health and human services issued this guidance to the 60,000 retail pharmacies in the country
that received federal funding, saying they cannot deny women access to reproductive health prescriptions. they're saying that you would be discriminating against women if you were to fail to provide the services to women on the basis of their pregnancy. dozens of people attended a martian rally and u c . berkeley yesterday as part of a nationwide walkout and protest. i used to never be a person who protested. i went here for undergrad, but i can't stand out anymore. abortion nationwide, not just in a couple of sanctuary states. but for the complete restore alot of abortion rights nationwide. tomorrow the house is expected to pass legislation that would prohibit states from imposing limits on abortion. the bill is not expected to pass the senate. students on more uc and csu campuses will soon have access to abortion pills. a state law passed back in 2019 will require california universities to provide them by january. 1st now
u. c. berkeley has offered abortion medication since fall of 2020, but no cal state campuses have offered them yet. ucsf's study finds as many as 6000 students could take advantage of those pills. each year. we have learned a man who was shot and killed in oakland yesterday was celebrating his 34th birthday. it happened around 1, 30 am your 19th and telegraph in downtown oakland. two women who were with the men were also hit and injured by bullets reportedly just left a bar nearby with friends and we're approaching their car when someone started shooting at them. oakland mayor libby chef says the violence was linked to some kind of dispute. police spent hours at the scene examining where bullet casings came to rest, the mayor says, while shootings and homicides are down across the city, more still needs to be done to keep people safe, especially in downtown oakland. it is senseless, the amount of guns on our streets have got to be addressed, proactively working to ensure a tremendous sense of safety as people come back to
work, and people come back to play in our downtown. oakland city council member carol five represents much of downtown, she said in part in a statement staffer also working on standard protocols that will determine the safety measures clubs should adhere to for evening operations and when hosting events. anyone with information on the shooting is being asked to call oakland police well this morning. the search continues for whoever stabbed a homeless woman to death in san jose. police say they were called out about a woman assaulted or man assaulting a woman in downtown and when they got there, they found the woman had been stabbed. she was pronounced dead at the scene plan to divide the mount diablo unified school district has failed. the decision ends a years long effort to create a smaller district in contra costa county. the california board of education voted unanimously to oppose the petition. the board said the proposal failed to meet required legal criteria and offered no compelling reasons to create a new district. the new district would have taken five schools from the mount diablo unified school district in
walnut creek. critics say those five schools were in the most affluent and least diverse communities of contra costa. county supporters say their goal was to create a smaller, community based school district. our quest has been about the children, regardless of what the opposition says it has never been about exclusivity, race, real estate values, etcetera. that might not have been the proponents. original um you know, anticipation, but the outcome of what this would mean absolutely aligns with some really disturbing trends that we're seeing nationally. this proposal in particular has received national news media coverage for its undertone of racial and socioeconomic the grd the petition says the mount diablo unified school district is too big and has been plagued by financial irresponsibility. the district includes schools in concord, walnut creek, pleasant hill, martinez, clayton, pittsburgh and bay point. the proposal was voted down was an
appeal from a decision in 2017 by the contra costa county board of education, which rejected the secession attempt. in east bay community colleges, making it easier for thousands of students to get their degrees. laney college is offering free tuition for the fall semester. the students who who fill out applications for either federal or state aid, the money can be used for textbooks, students, healthy rental chromebooks and meals. any college officials say they're taking the step because college costs are more than just tuition, and they say people who struggle before the pandemic or having a much harder time now, so this is when they can use the financial help more than ever. the number of people unaccounted for in southern west virginia after a massive flooding there has dropped from 40 to 9. this is in virginia. actually, officials say many of the people initially reported missing couldn't get in touch with families. and friends do too spotty cell service in the area. heavy rains caused the flooding and rural began in county in the appalachian mountains or the border with west virginia and kentucky. more than 100 homes were damaged. no deaths, though.
have been reported. the japanese professor has created a robot that could help search and rescue at the site of disasters . too dangerous for human beings . the robots look and move like snakes are controlled with what looks like a game console. developers say they can wind their way up dreams, pipes and ladders by using laser sensors. to these sensors can detect whether each wheel is on a step or is hanging in the air so that the robot can move joints at the right time to avoid hitting the step. the robots are created by creating a mainframe than installing dozens of motors inside the five ft. long snake when it's finished, weighs about £20 developers say the snakes still need a little more work because he can get caught on wires or try to cross something like slick betting where the wheels cannot get any traction. they hope to resolve those problems in the next two or three years. alright let's look up above. did you see the moon late last night or maybe early this morning? isn't it gorgeous? this is what it looked like through our camera earlier today
it was a super moon. the moon is actually a little bit closer to earth. it's also causing king tides right now, of course, high tides overnight have been particularly high, and we were expecting to see perhaps a little bit of flooding in some parts are always dropping the lookout and look up and see the moon. the moon as i drive in, it is very cool, dark. time now for a check of the forecast someone that's always looking up steve paulson. he is here now to check the forecast, which includes some sun today. well, i see a few breaks. they're not far from you guys right there over the oakland alameda estuary, so you'll see sun a little sooner. maybe even during the night. i think you'll get some sun here is this fog bank is going to burn off a little sooner. today we'll start a little warmer pattern today. more so on friday. and in the saturday especially away from the coast. that doesn't mean there's not fall. there's still plenty of low clouds out there, but it is starting to retreat. a little faster here. so your weather headlines do focus on that a decrease in the fog bank going into friday and saturday, retreating back to the coast or staying on the coast as the high builds in. it'll be pretty hot on saturday for some well inland. looks like he's up a
teeny bit on sunday, noticeable break, especially about marin county northward. you can see that's already beginning to burn off some of that back over to the petaluma gap, but that looks like that's on on borrowed time as well, especially settles a south that was covered yesterday . not today. there are some big time breaks in it. mount diablo sitting at 74 degrees. trust me. i just looked at it 74 degrees. that's pretty warm air aloft. so that's that's a sign that the highest building back in after some cooler weather spilled in over the last couple of days in the higher elevations and also for us low clouds but burning off sooner some cooler lows. so nevada wanted creek middle of park in san jose. the arrows are all up today. 84 88 81 82 on the forecast highs. fairfield was west southwest 35 37 yesterday. they're only 14 mph today and far, even even oakland conquered napa. the wind speeds have come way down. it's going to be a hot one up in lake county, laura lake. already 77 dropped 20 for santa rosa, which made it to 51,
though. fifties sixties on the temps. san jose is already 64 degrees. the low gave us the cool down is kicking out the highest nosing in and as it does , it's even tapping into that moisture again. now it's been to the east and well to the south, but you can see it's starting to lift along the southern sierra. it's a sign of things to come. just amazing amount over arizona last couple of days here, you can see that moisture rotating around that does look like it will play into the central sierra and maybe tahoe and truckee, as we had to friday and especially on saturday. right now, it's so close. that's why i'm bringing it to your attention. if you're up there, going up their sixties seventies eighties. 10 year. 90 degrees and warmer temps will take us into saturday before he's up a little bit, you guys steve parson. thank you. time now is 8 42 covid cases continue to rise nationwide. next on the nine. we're talking live with a leading voice in the covid pandemic about the newest covid variant. its severity and whether we should reconsider where we mask up now. inflation numbers are in today, and, according to one study, it's
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back in studio with a look at this in dollars and cents theree the federal reserve will raise interest rates by a full percent at its next meeting this month after two disappointing reports. on inflation. this morning, we got the producer price index showing an 11.3% increase in june from this time last year, that shy of the record set in march, and it follows the rise in consumer prices posted yesterday now is that opening bell rang this morning. some of the biggest banks are offering a cautious outlook on the economy as well. shares in jpmorgan chase down about 5% after announcing it is boosting reserves for bad loans. morgan stanley missed analysts estimates and tomorrow we will hear from wells fargo and citigroup and goldman sachs on monday, giving us a better indication of the economy and the banks and there's a live look at the dow jones down 1% coming back. i'll quite a bit almost a full percent from just about an hour ago, but still
down. 320 points the s and p 500 down a full percent and the nasdaq down three quarters of a percent. also coming back. it was down about 200 points, the nasdaq down 85 right now. residents will need to decide in november whether to vote for a measure that calls for an increase of 850.8 75 cent sales tax. the money would raise an estimated $18 million a is to address homelessness, illegal dumping, fire protection and crime prevention. lego city council approved the measure on tuesday. inflation is costing american families hundreds of dollars every month, according to moody's analytics, the average household paid an extra $493 in expenses in june. its estimate is based on an analysis of the consumer price index data . the good news is they do say prices in price increases won't be duplicated in july as energy and other commodity prices. have
dropped noticeably this month. there is a new proposal by senate republicans to renew the monthly child tax credit payments. the program provided payments of up to $300 per child to millions of families that expired in december. the republican proposal would restart the monthly payments. but with new requirements, families would have to earn $10,000 in the previous year to receive that full benefit. pam cook, let's look at your dollars and cents. thank you, 8 49. now bill gates says he'll donate nearly all of his wealth. says he's transferring $20 billion to the bill and melinda gates foundation that the foundation will now be able to increase its spending from six billion to $9 billion a year. by the year 2026 . gates says he wants the foundation to use the money to address what he calls huge global setbacks. the move will eventually take him off the list of the world's richest people, all right time now for checking the roads at 8 49 ali rasmus isn't for sale. with a look at what's going on at the bay
bridge and beyond, were gonna kind of circle and do around about to see all the traffic hotspots that we've been focusing on throughout the morning, starting with the south bay where you can see on the map. we still have that issue with south bend. 2 80 at wolf road in three vehicles involved in that, and it's still in the clearing stages in we do want to mention that if you are driving in from the tracy area from the ultimate pass there's no crash there, but the chp just molest our put out a wind advisory for that area. so if that's your drive, be sure to hold onto the steering wheel. here's live pictures to 80 in san jose. some of the traffic in this area has cleared cemetery. bridge traffic looks good, and here's that bay bridge toll plaza. it is improving after an earlier slowdown on the span, quick check of the golden gate bridge, and it looks like there is more fog here, steve then there was just about 45 minutes ago so that fog bank still pretty thick on the coastline. and it's also lower compared to yesterday. remember the bases were a lot higher yesterday. they're coming
down. ali. i think it will be really think there tomorrow morning. more sunshine today. you can't even see the towers. exactly more sunshine. today the fog is already retreating. we did not get the coverage that we had yesterday. when that was that was a big fog bank so more sunshine today. fog is still there. i mean, there's plenty of parts of the coast are probably stay pretty well stocked in for most of the morning morning, low clouds sunny and warmer, though inland temps will start to bump up there and still be a little bit of a breeze. brentwood they're already 70. lower leg. 77 concord, walnut creek, livermore, 60. san jose has already 64. so we're starting to see temperatures here. make a little quicker, return quicker recovery. the low, which gave us the cool down for a couple of days still holding on today, but it will start to kick out and as that happens, the highest going to kick in lots of moisture streaming up now southern nevada , also southern california. this is going to work its way towards the sierra starting tomorrow and taking us into saturday. that'd be the day. i think some possible thunderstorms can pop
up there. 60 seventies eighties operators to near 90 degrees, and if you like warmer temps go inland because that's exactly what we'll have in the saturday still pretty warm to hot on sunday, but a little bit cooler. you guys thank you, steve. coming up on 8 52th. when you join us on the nine we're talking live with the south bay mother who's turning the death of her teenage son into a first of its kind health screening process. also, i love this story. a previously undiscovered self portrait by vincent van gogh is making waves. where it was found and what it says about the artist effort to save money when he was effort to save money when he was painting. my tribe has lived on this land for 12,000 years. we call it oleyumi. you call it california. our land, our culture, our people once expansive, now whittled down to a small community. only one proposition supports california tribes like ours. while providing hundreds of millions in yearly funding to finally address homelessness in california.
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you. and i seem to have, uh, it's deep, azure blue color, glossy finish and sleek design makes this aircraft a standout, and now you can see the a four skyhawk in person at the aerospace museum of california. it's wonderful to see that it's all restored and just looking so pretty again. but aerospace museum of california executive director tom jones says getting the decades old fighter jet into top notch shape was no easy task . while it's bygone days of flying missions in vietnam certainly gave this airplane a storied history. it's years in service translated into gradual deterioration. there were a lot of different things you know from the nose wheel tire was flat. for starters, and then that became a big issue and getting that part was unique. you know? how do you find one of those for a plane that hasn't flown in 25 years? but all that changed three years ago when the community got together and put a plan in place to restore the plane. dozens of volunteers, the board of directors, the staff of
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