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but the nonprofit group that wants to build the tower has already collected more than $120,000 from private donors. we're taking a look at a spectacular view of hurricane irma from space. in just minutes, we will show you the path of destruction already caused by irma. what is being called a catastrophic storm. san jose police search for the suspect in a deadly shooting last night. we have the datest details coming up. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> 7:00 this wednesday morning. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> i'm alex savidge in for dave clark. things are cooling off for many folks. >> for many. not for all. the humidity makes it feel -- but we have a good big fog bank out there. it doesn't move inland for
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everybody. it will feel cooler. 50s on the lows. but the humidity continues to be pretty high. even though the high temps have been coming down a little bit. hurricane irma, category 5, moving into -- well, getting close to puerto rico right now and the leeward islands. 185 miles per hour. the pressure bottomed out at 14 millibars or 29.66 of mercury. that is amazing. the track looks to be now at least the gfs and the euro take it into about -- almost the florida keys. just off florida. then take it along the atlantic side. and then bring it inland monday morning, south carolina and georgia. i think the update is coming in within the hour from the national hurricane center. we will see if they still buy into that. either way, there will be impacts for the weekend. our low cloud deck is there. higher clouds continue to filter in around the low that keeps the humidity factor high. temperatures in the 60s coming
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down -- temperatures in the cities still coming down. 60s but coming down to the 50s. 67 in sfo. 50s to the north. you can see how everything is coming in from the low. that drags across high and mid level clouds. this one will get bumped in by that system. another one will take its place. that will continue to i think play into our weather early next week. 60s, 70s, 80s, and a few 90s. higher humidity the farther inland you go. cooler coast and bay. >> another bad day for the east shore when it comes to slow traffic and a long commute unfortunately. that motorcycle accident remains there. now traffic is backed up before highway 4. if it continues, this will be backed up all the way to the carquinez bridge. motorcycle accident blocks two left lanes on 80 westbound near el portal.
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if you're getting on in richmond, there's a spot where you will wonder where everybody s then it slows in berkeley. if you drive from vallejo to san francisco, it is a long commute. it is taking an hour to make the drive from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. that is not usual. even for a show and crowded day, that is a lot more than normal. when you get to the bay bridge, you will see a backup there as well. this is more typical. 880 traffic is slow driving through. if you're driving on the altamont pass, there is slow traffic there as well. the east bay traffic as we pull back here will be slow. what has become kind of normal is the 680 slowdown coming out of pleasanton to the sunol grade. >> hurricane irma is dropping rain and winds of 225 miles per hour across islands in the northwest caribbean this morning. >> the category 5 storm is continuing to move northwest.
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it is starting to move more slowly though towards the united states. now it may not hit florida until late sunday. we have these pictures into our news room early this morning, showing streets of st. martin as it gets slammed by irma. >> the small island was blasted overnight by the eye wall of the storm. this video taken by a camera before it was knocked off line by the storm. early reports show there is major destruction as well as blackouts across the island of saint martin as well as st. barts. some people have been taking to social media, posting their location and asking for help. >> people living in the florida keys are stocking up with supplies and making evacuation plans ahead of the powerful storm. schools are closed for the rest of the week there and residents are being told to evacuate now. the process is expected to go in phases. but traffic is still going to be very heavy as the week
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progresses. >> it's going to be crazy getting out here. it will be grid lock. getting out of the keys, there's only one way in and one way out. it will be crazy. >> with a category 5 coming at the florida keys, we could be looking at wave height that's would literally put the ocean over the islands. we have to remember we are an island community and islands go under water. >> frightening thought there. there will be no shelters set up in the florida keys. that's why people need to evacuate. the line of traffic already building to get out of the florida keys heading towards the mainland. it will only get worse over the next couple of days. some red cross workers from the bay area are heading east as it moves closer to the mainland. they picked up supplies from the agency's warehouse in alameda before beginning the four-day drive to florida. the workers are expected to arrive there and help out in disaster relief events just as the storm is expected to hit the florida straits.
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the national hurricane center is advising people to have a three-day supply of food and water on hand. of course here in california the state department of public health has the same recommendations for us. >> our question of the day is, do you have the recommended three-day supply in case of an emergency? yes or no. >> let us know by voting on twitter and ktvu.com. we also appreciate it when you leave comments for us on the ktvu facebook page. to other news. homicide investigators are looking this morning for information about a shooting that happened last night. leigh martinez is joining us live from the scene. you're telling us that police still have very little information to release in this case. >> reporter: yes. they're releasing very little information to the public at this point. so when we arrived at 5:00 there, was still a crime scene out here. we saw officers out here on this road guarding that sidewalk right there. they said that's where the shooting took place. right outside of this apartment complex.
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from our own observation, we saw quite a few surveillance cameras around this neighborhood. so i'm not sure if the surveillance cameras are working or if cops have looked into whether or not any of these cameras captured the shooting last night. we do have video shot last night during the start of the investigation. we are told that san jose police responded to a call about a shooting shortly after 9:00 tuesday night near the intersection of story road and sunset. police found the adult male victim on the ground, suffering from a gunshot wound. the victim was taken to the hospital but later died. the coroner was called out to the scene. up until 5:30 a.m., we saw crime scene technicians investigating the shooting scene. now, san jose police tell us that the suspect fled after the shooting. and at this time, they do not have the suspect identified. back to you guys. >> leigh martinez live this morning in san jose. thank you. hurricane victims are dealing with more than just flood water in south texas. hurricane harvey has created a serious health crisis and many
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health risks. at least 80 spills from inundated sewage and wastewater systems have been reported across the area. nearly 40 industrial facilities have reported toxic chemical spills as well as of late last week. the bill will vote on $8 billion of initial funding to the victims of hurricane harvey. the white house has asked congress to push through the initial funding bill as soon as possible. steve mnuchin is urging congress to tie the vote to another must-pass item. that would be raising the debt ceiling to avoid a national default at the end of this month. >> the president and i believe that it should be tied to the harvey funding. that our first priority is to make sure that the state gets money. it is critical. ical. >> the overall damage from hurricane harvey is expected to cost as much as $190 billion. president trump's repel of
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daca means that young immigrants in the program could start being deported within six months unless congress takes action. >> the president said that daca was unconstitutional and president obama had oversteps his executive authority. the president gave congress six months to try to find a solution. republican senator lindsey program supported president trump's decision but is joining with democratic senator dick durbin to discuss a bipartisan dream act that he introduced 16 years ago. >> we are now in a countdown towards deportation for 780,000 protected by daca today. >> there are a lot of people on the republican side of the aisle who understand your dilemma. we want to find a fair solution. you have done nothing wrong. >> house democratic minority leader nancy pelosi wants to meet with speaker paul ryan to discuss this issue. and ryan had encouraged president trump not to end daca.
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the number of rallies were held around the bay area in response to the decision to end the daca program. protesters gathered in front of the federal building to voice their opposition. it included immigrant youth and community leaders and mayor ed lee who said that it was a betrayal to the dreamers, a commitment to our country. >> in san jose, there were two separate rallies against the de. >> raegan: many local politicians spoke out against the decision to undo daca. now to washington where right now democratic leaders including kamala harris and nancy pelosi are calling on congressional republicans to protect daca recipients. let's listen in for a moment.
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>> now he says congress should act. he had to overturn what president obama did because it wasn't constitutional or legal. constitutional or legal. thank you. but if congress doesn't act, he will do that, constitutional and illegal as he may consider it to be. as i turn over to my special guest. i'm so pleased that so many members of the house and accept at are here. president trump is the first president in 30 years -- let's just go back to reagan. we can go back further. president reagan not only acts, he acted after congress affected. he and said congress didn't go far enough. so he and president -- then to become george bush did the
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family fairness agenda to do more than congress did. president clinton followed suit. president george w. bush was a great immigration president. and we know that president obama is a great leader, especially concerned about our dreamers. so this is the first president in modern time, in the lives of these dreamers, who has been anti-immigration. rejecting the idea that immigration is the life blood of our country. and that every newcomer that cups to america with hopes, dreams, aspirations, optimism and courage makes america more american. >> a live look at what is happening in washington, d.c. right now. we see from san francisco house minority leader nancy pelosi defying the president's decision to end daca. we see here a number of other
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senators, including california's own kamala harris behind her as the news conference unfolds. we will bring you more developments here on the air. 7:12 is the time right now. reacting to north korea. coming up at 7:30, the safety measures that the u.s. is taking after the country reportedly tested a hydrogen bomb. a woman running for mayor in charlotte, north carolina is slammed for a facebook post. the one reason that she says voters should choose her that is causing so much backlash. this is the new comfort food.
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>> 7:15 is the time. welcome back to mornings on 2. we want to check the roadways for you. sal keeping an eye on things. it has been a rough one for those who need to use interstate 880. any improvements. >> it is slow on 80 westbound as you drive through. and that is because of a motorcycle accident.
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in case you're just turning the tv on, there's been a motorcycle accident on 80 westbound for a time now. 80 westbound at el portal. it was a pretty serious crash. the traffic is going to be -- going to be slow as you come through. now, one thing that we learned that is pretty and is that it wasn't a deadly crash. sometimes with motorcyclists, unfortunately that's where my mind goes. at least we know that. that is the good news. but traffic is backed up to highway 4 as you drive into berkeley. there is a dead spot in the freeway where if you get on in richmond, you should be okay. the richmond bridge approach traffic will be slow to marin county. and the east shore freeway traffic is still taking more than an hour to make the drive from vallejo to the bay bridge. when you get to the bay bridge, it is a 25-minute delay. the dumbarton and san mateo bridge heavy. the peninsula traffic is not
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bad. this is is a look at highway 101 from south city into san francisco. it doesn't look too bad. and 280 heading down from, let's say, 19th avenue down to 380 is moderately heavy. 7:17. let's bring in steve with today's focus. >> we will focus on our weather for this hit because the humidity continues to be really high for us. although the fog has come back. coast and bay. and actually seeing a few 50s on the low. thomas smith in san jose, it is 68. it looks overcast outside. it is overcast outside. and willie is in morgan hill. fog here in morgan hill but the humidity is crazy. i see 90%. yes. if you're like what is going on. that's it. 61, 62, 60. morgan hill, san martin and gilroy. 60 boulder creek. 66 campbell. 65 cupertino. santa clara in there as well. very muggy. we get the southern direction coming up, even along the coast. now, the fog is making a bigger push than we have seen in a
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long time. but the tropical clouds continue to rotate around the low and filter in, even along the sierra where there will be thunderstorms. some of those are down in california. the low will dump in and another one comes in. 60s to 67 in san jose. brentwood at 68. fairfield at 64. 63 in monterey. 64 half moon bay. that is because of the south/southeast wind. inland even though the temps have come down, the humidity is high. you can see the moisture streaming up the sierra. that will trigger the thunderstorms. we will get bands of clouds rotating through. 60, 70s, 80s, 90s. cooler but humid. coast and bay dealing with the low clouds. 60s, 70s and 90s. even though we're out of the 100s, the humidity makes it
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feel uncomfortable. it will cool down into thursday. gasia. >> thank you, steve. a republican candidate in the race for mayor in charlotte, in being income -- north carolina has created a controversial. she says that people should vote for her in part because she is white. the former county supervisor post this had statement on her facebook page saying vote for me, republican and smart white traditional. the post was later deleted. barnett is currently far behind the other two candidates in the republican primary. she has been given little chance of victory next week. a light show in the sky. coming up, when you might be able to catch the northern lights and where you have to be to see them. also, move over you knower and lyft. san francisco taxi drivers are getting a payday. why the city is shelling out $5 million to the cabbies.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. another lawsuit claims that wells fargo cheated its customers out of money. and a concern that stocks were sliding yesterday. they are still there today as far as the concerns. some bay area companies offsetting the uncertainty. pam cook is back with this morning's money business. >> shares of apple, google's parent company all up this morning on good fundamentals. that is helping offset the uncertainty over north korea. checking in on the opening
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bell. numbers headed higher. military stocks are up. so are the home builders like home depot because of the hurricane. that affects things. checking in on the broader markets. hearsay live look at the dow. all three got hit hard yesterday. a bit of a recovery yesterday. the dow jones up 71 points, about a third of a percent. about the same for the -- well, the nasdaq and s&p 500 both, yeah, up about the same. a new lawsuit claims wells fargo overcharged customers for excuse me, home lopes and car loans and also scammed veterans on v.a. loans. that lawsuit says that san francisco bank forced unneeded collision insurance on people who took out loans to buy their cars. the practice reportedly affected more than 800,000 customers. wells fargo says that their internal controls were inadequate and that they are
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trying to reassure investors of their commitment to transparency. san francisco's taxi drivers are getting a financial boost. the municipal transportation agency voted to give the cab drivers $4.7 million instead of using it in an advertising campaign to encourage people to take taxis. ride hailing services like uber or lyft. the drivers preferred the payout. they will receive $421, up to $916 depending how long they have been driving. and san francisco is sending help to houston schools as they start their recover efforts from hurricane harvey. the houston independent school district will start classes two weeks later than planned because of the storm. houston schools will be able to provide school, clothing, counseling supplies because of their school superintendent. richard is a former school superintendent for san francisco.
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so parents, educators, staff and students who knew him are sending what they can. salesforce.com is also donating a million dollars to the efforts. and caranza says it feels like a big hug from the bay area. >> that is a great connection. >> yeah. they felt a connection there. >> sure. >> that was nice. >> very much so. thank you, pam. the neighborhood being targeted and why the problem is just getting worse. san francisco police are investigating a shooting that happened in the normally quiet outer richmond neighborhood. it happened as a man had just gotten off of a muni bus. we will tell what you we know about the crime so far. it's another crowded day in the east bay commute. especially on one freeway. maybe putting others on other freeways. we will tell what you is happening straight ahead. temps are coming down. the fog has come back for some. but the humidity continues to be really high. we will see if there is any
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change in this pattern.
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>> hurricane irma is already causing destruction in the small northeastern caribbean eye lanes of st. martin. we see video taken by the people on the small island. wind whipping and rain pouring
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down. torrential rain and so much more in store. it could impact the united states as well. >> a category 5 storm. wind gusts close to 200 miles per hour. in some cases, greater than 200 miles per hour. might arrive into the florida keys by this weekend. really just a dangerous storm that we certainly have our eyes on this morning. >> so much what we saw in the videos, cars underwater, streets submerged we saw in texas with hurricane harvey. this is wednesday, september 6th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> i'm alex savidge. dave clark is off today. we want to talk about our weather closer to home here. we saw the incredible heat wave. we're dialing it back just a bit but the humidity is still sticking around. >> very high. fog is back. but first we will get to irma here. category 5. 185 miles per hour winds. no such thing as a category 6. the storm surge coming in. and now the eye is just about ready to approach. it looks like slightly to the
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north of puerto rico. over the leeward islands, look at that. last few frames we lose the radar. it will be back. watch as it just begins to move towards just to the east of san juan, puerto rico. so the images coming in are not good as you might imagine. the track though is looking like it is favoring more towards the atlantic side of florida. we will see. they are updating that. most of the models take it along the atlantic side of florida. and then move it in near south carolina and georgia on monday. we have fog and highlands and the humidity inland is not going anywhere. coast and bay are cooling off a little bit. a few 50s for lows this morning. santa rosa 58. san jose, 67 degrees. the water temps have come up. it is pretty mild for some. it will continue to be muggy. thunderstorms over the sierra. that is coming up as well. the low will come inland tomorrow, which will give a little bit of additional cooling. 60s, 70s, 80s and a few 90s
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today. 80 east shore? >> yeah. as a matter of fact because people are on the east shore freeway this morning and it's been a long commute, some women are going the other way, using 680 and 24. so 680 and 24 has been a little extra slow as people hear about the trouble on 80. in case you're just joining us, there was a motorcycle accident at el portal. it was a sig alert for a long time. pretty much off the get-go when you get off of the carquinez bridge, you will see slow traffic this morning. and i just want to mention on the maps here that more people are using the benecia bridge and trying to get around it, doing this. we just showed you highway 24. a lot of people are going on the east shore. it is taking an hour to drive through. when you get to the bay bridge, it is backed up all the way to the macarthur maze. also looking at interstate 880 in oakland where northbound 880 is beginning to slow. san mateo bridge is moderately heavy. it looks foggy out to the
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peninsula as steve mentioned. southbound 880 is also slow from 238 down to stevenson. south bay, all the commutes -- we haven't talked about it a lot because it is typical to be slow into the west valley, including 280 and san jose downtown right there on the right. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. a man was shot near a muni bus stop overnight in san francisco. police are still on the lookout for the gunman. >> allie rasmus is live at the scene in what is normally a quiet neighborhood, allie. >> 22nd and california is where it happened. during daylight hours, it is an active neighborhood with people picking up coffee, driving to work, taking their pets for a walk, their kids to school. the muni bus just came. there were a lot of people waiting for the bus stop right across the street. the victim of the crime that happened around midnight had apparently just gotten off of the muni we had was shot.
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witnesses say he was shot twice. we don't know his condition this morning. he was taken to the hospital by paramedics. we are waiting for an update from police to learn more about what led up to the shooting. was an argument that led up to the shooting? was this a robbery or attempted robbery? we don't know yet. but people say this crime took them by surprise. this is unusual for this neighborhood. >> the only crime i've ever heard about is people getting their car stolen. >> it is a quiet neighborhood. but violence does happen all around the city. >> reporter: right next to the muni bus stop, they blocked off the street. you saw them searching for evidence in the overnight hours. as of this morning, as far as we know, police have not made any arrests in the case. they haven't put out information about any description of any suspects
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they are looking for. and, again, we are helping to get another update from them later this morning. back to you, gasia and alex. >> allie rasmus live this morning in san francisco. thank you.
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>> hundreds of homes are threatened. investigators believe the fire may have been started by a 15- year-old setting off fireworks. the boy has been questioned but not arrested. this morning, federal agents are asking for the public's help to find two inmates who escaped from a prison camp. irene michelle slipped away from the minimum security prison camp just before 7:30
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monday night. both women are 34 years old and both serving time for methamphetamine charges. anyone who sees either of them is asked to put in a call to the u.s. marshal service. four alameda sheriff's deputies have been formally charged for mistreating inmates in dublin. justin lynn, eric mcdermott, sarah krauss and former deputy sarcose appeared in a courtroom yesterday. arraigned on charges of assault and conspiracy to obstruct justice. all four are accused of leaving a door unlocked, allowing an inmate to throw urine and feces on other inmates. they say he lived at the camp there at north gate avenue in sycamore street. investigators say an argument broke out yesterday just after 4:00 a.m. jar advice was shot in the
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chest and died at the scene. >> i just heard shots. i got low. he was a young kid that was struggling out here in the streets. you know, he is a good guy. a very good guy. >> at one clothing store -- the recent robberies and rising rents are making it difficult tore people to keep their businesses up and running. >> with the online shopping, it is taking a bite out of our sales. people are not coming out as
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much. >> merchants are asking police to do foot patrols in the area. police say there is not an increase in property crime but they will be doing those foot patrols soon and that will include officers wearing plain clothes. in emryville, police are hoping this surveillance video will help find three men involved in a violent takeover robbery. this happened at the target store early saturday morning. the three men rush into the store. one person inside of the store tries to run out. but that person is stopped by one of the men holding a large gun. police are hoping to get tips from anyone who may recognize these men or recognize the clothing they were wearing or maybe has heard someone bragging about this particular robbery. san francisco's ban on the sale of flavored tobacco pro dubs will remain in place. it will still be possible to get the items. the board of supervisors unanimously voted to keep the ban that was approved last june. voters will get the final say
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on the measure. last month the group supported by the tobacco industry presented enough petition signatures to put it on the ballot unless a special election is called before that. the ban will not be enforced until then. it looks like you won't be able to stay out at bars in california until 4:00. a bill was rejected that would have extended it from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. the reason, more study on the proposal needs to be done before it can pass. california senators scott weiner of san francisco who sponsored the bill took to twitter saying, quote, there is no need to study anything. there is nothing radical about letting local communities decide for themselves whether to let their bars and nightclubs go later. it is embarrassing that california shuts down its night life so early. a private street was sold out from under the neighbors there. the board will vote on whether
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to rescind the controversial sale of a private street. it was previously owned by the homeowners' association until 2015. the association apparently failed to pay its property taxes on that street. and the land was eventually auctioned off. the association has filed a lawsuit, challenging that sale. and the association is asking the board of supervisors to rescind it. the time is 7:40. new video of the devastation already caused by hurricane irma as it makes landfall. in the 8:00 hour, the damage that irma has caused so far and what florida is doing to prepare for the storm. a surprising use for the zika virus. what the virus may be able to treat. bay area bridges are now crowded which is not out of the ordinary. the san mateo traffic will be heavy heading out to the fog. we're watching sfo to check on air delays as well.
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>> welcome back. big job cuts are coming to oracle. hundreds of positions are going to be slashed right here in the bay area. according to official filings with the california employment development department, oracle is chopping more than 900 jobs in santa clara. oracle says the eliminated jobs will be the company's hardware and operating system organizations. another 1500 positions will be cut at oracle facilities in san diego, texas, massachusetts, colorado, and india. the terminations are set to take effect next month. an important warning going out for dog owners. food and drug administration says a sugar substitute could lead to serious illness, even
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death for pets. it can be found in gum, mints and baked goods. the sugar substitute could turn into a poison if eaten by a dog and drop their blood sugar. officials in solano county found a fruit fly in one of the fly traps. it can devastate the crops. there was an infestation a decade ago. it can infect 250 types of fruits and vegetables. >> they are either on the skin or below the skin of the fruit. they mine through the fruit. not only is there a little white maggot in there but it causes the fruit to decompose and get mushy and not able to be eaten. >> to say the least. the county has put out traps in solano county to determine if there are more flies. the zika virus could soon be used to treat aggressive
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types of brain cancer. the virus is capable of selectively affecting and killing hard to treat cancer cells in adult brains. it causes minor symptoms in most people can can lead to serious birth defects born to mothers infected with zika. the researchers tested on mice and the virus actually attacks cancerous stem cells. the zika injections shrank tumors but left others unharmed. researchers are hoping to test on humans in the next couple of years. nissan is shifting into high gear, you could say, into the electric vehicle market. it has unveiled the electric car with a stronger battery and longer range. it comes with a price tag below other rival cars. it has a range of 150 miles and will be sold at most u.s. dealerships for about $31,000, that is $700 less than the
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current model. so i wonder if this will take more people away from tesla. we will have to see. >> potentially taking a bite out of their business. >> yeah. >> 7:46 is the time. whether you're driving an electric car, a hybrid car or a good old fashioned gas guzzler, there is a lot of traffic out there. >> remember when the hummer was big. >> yeah. you don't see many of those any more. >> get on the road as early as possible because of an earlier crash near el portal. finally the vehicles have been moved. but we do have traffic still very slow through the area. it is pretty much slow from hercules all the way to the berkeley area. although the drive time has improved. it was more than an hour at one point. when you get to the bay bridge, you count all over again. you count from the end of the macarthur maze way back there and you don't really let off the timer until you get past
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the bay bridge toll plaza metering lights. also looking at 880, the slow traffic begins in pockets just north of 238. really does bog down after hyde street. westbound 92 traffic is moderate. we've had crashes much it is obviously slow with the fall traffic pattern. no major delays at sfo. check with your carrier. at 7:47, let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. we'll get right to it with irma. going through the leeward islands. also heading towards puerto rico and some of the devastation is just -- the storm surge is just, you know, what 12 feet. alex, did you report on that? >> storm surge. >> what's that? >> virgin island live pic. thank you. there might be good news for florida. maybe. maybe. maybe. pressure is 914.
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dropped down to 26.99. you can see it as approaches. getting closer to san juan. might just go slightly to the north. look at the size of it. i mean, 400 miles across. it will cause extensive damage. even if the eye doesn't go across. but it is close enough. some of the forecast tracks now take it just to the east of miami. and then go up the atlantic side. we will see if that holds. then they take it inland early monday. south carolina and also georgia. by then i think it is a cat 4 is what i have seen. our weather, a lot of tropical clouds moving up here. even though the temps are coming down. the fog is back for some. not all. the humidity is very high. moisture streaming up from the southeast. more thunderstorms over the sierra today, up in tahoe and northeast california. even moisture moving back into southern california. you can see that. inland temps back to the 80s
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and 90s, but the humidity is really high. san jose is at 67. brentwood, 68. yet, santa rosa got a 59. cooler readings there. cal stowingcalistoga, 58. hillsberg at 57. for some, it is a little cooler. for others, it is very warm and the humidity continues to be high. the low will get kicked in by that approaching system. it will cool the temperatures down. but then it will drop in and form another low which will hang around for five, seven days. these are tough to forecast. i think this will play into the weather early next week. 90s for the anterior. 80s for some. coast and bay, cooling down. still humidity is really high. we need a strong system out of the northwest to sweep that out of the area. i don't see that, alex. >> yeah. >> i think the humidity will stay there. signs of a quick warmup on the
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weekend. not 110, but warmer inland. >> we will feel the humidity for a little while. >> yes. >> thank you, steve. a team of independent researchers have released the most detailed to work on the near catastrophe at the oroville dam. they missed the big picture before the spillway collapse. inspectors relied too heavily on visual inspections and virtually ignores, blueprints, construction records and other critical information that could have warned them about the damaged spillway. a large section of that spillway collapsed, forcing the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people. if you didn't get to see the total solar eclipse last month, another show in the sky is coming. you might get to see it tonight and tomorrow night. it's the product of a solar flare which creates the phenomena known as the northern lights. it is a greenish band of lights at the northern edge of the sky. it will definitely not be visible here in the bay area.
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but this could be visible over seattle and portland and maybe even in the far northeastern corner of california. astronomers can't be sure how far south it will be seen because it depends on the strength of the flare. preparing for disaster here in the bay area. coming up in our 8:00 hour, the local mayor who has decided to reevaluate his city's plan following the devastating floods in houston. plus, the international human rights lawyer who happens to be married to one of hollywood's biggest actors is heading to the bay area. when she will be in san jose to deliver a major key note address. ah, dinner.
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♪[music] ♪ what you made me do ♪ look what you made me do ♪ ♪ >> taylor swift has dethroned despacito from the top spot. look what you made me do debuted at number one this week. if it had held on to the top spot for another week, it would have topped a record set in 1995 by maria carry and boyz2 men. a parade is paging place to honor warriors mcghee. he will have the trophy with him as the parade makes its way to city hall where there will
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be recognition ceremony. mcghee resigned with the team this summer with a new one-year deal. amal clooney will be the key note speaker at next year's water mark conference for women in silicon valley. the human rights attorney who happens to be the wife of actor george clooney, her clients range from wikileaks director to women sexually inslaved in iraq and syria will speak at the conference that is designed to give women information on gender equity. it will be held on february 23rd at the convention center. we are getting a look at the convention center. after a half billion dollars makeover. the lobby has been completely redone. there is now a massive high tech ball room that can be sectioned off to accommodate any size event. on the third floor, there is another hall that can be
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divided into sections as well. it will make it more competitive with convention cities worldwide. >> a great source of revenue for the city because it is the number one economic driver. but also for the city as a whole. that for years to come. >> it not only will increase capacity so we can host these conventions, it will also increase capacity in our hotels and restaurants and our small businesses. >> another expansion project is set to be complete in 18 months. conventions start at the center on saturday. most will be able to see the renovations in november when the big auto show open to the public will be held. a south san francisco high school has built a state of the art learning lab thanks to a company here in the bay area. genentech gave $8 million to south san francisco high. the money was used to build a science garage which is a 6900 square foot classroom and lab. the school says that teachers
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will teach in the lab and genentech employees will come in to mentor students. you can learn more about this one of a kind lab from the south san francisco district superintendent who will be joining us live on ktvu the 9 here in the studios at 9:20 this morning. >> very exciting. we continue to track hurricane irma as it makes landfall for the first time overnight. more of a look at the devastation that has happened so far and the evacuations now underway in florida. plus, they're headed to florida now. how local volunteers are planning to help out as the storm closes in.
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>> new video of the devastation caused by hurricane irma as it makes landfall in the caribbean overnight. and the governor of florida told residents this morning to obey evacuation orders. mornings on 2 continues now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> a live picture right now from st. croix, one of the u.s. virgin islands out there in the caribbean. population 50,000. a lot of tourists also visited the island. only 7 miles wide. now getting hammered by hurricane irma. good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is wednesday, september 6th. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm gasia mikaelian. you see the water churning. you see the leaves blowing. this is reminisce sent of what we saw in harvey. >> harvey was cut off from the flow. it just sat there and sat
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there. that was a category 4. but this is a category 5. which is as strong as it gets. this is not expected to stall out. 400 miles across. how big is the island? 7 miles. >> there won't be much when you have a cat 5 with gusts over 200. it looks like the track will take it just to the north of san juan, puerto rico. it is close when it is 400 miles across. you will get extensive damage from that. the track as well you can see right there. i would favor that southern track. the colors indicate different forecast models and their solution on the path it is going. i would take this other one. as far as the weekend, it looks like south florida or along the florida atlantic side. it is like the path that they're showing right now. essential landfall towards south carolina and georgia. that is not until monday. a lot can happen before then.
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this low keeps a lot of humidity in even though the temps are coming down. even in southern california in the desert and high desert moving into the san joaquin valley, tropical clouds. cooler for some north. 66 in sunnyvale. with upper 60s to mid-60s for some. 67 martinez. lafayette says 59. most locations in the 60s. look for the humidity to say with us. the low will get punched in tomorrow. another low will drop in which will keep us active on this pattern for a while. 60s, 70s, 80s, a few 90s. high humidity inland. 8:02. is 80 better, sal. >> a little better. but we still have a lot of slow traffic, steve. day two of an incident that has slowed things down on interstate 80. others have been using 680 and 24.
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look at highway 24. it is crowded in lafayette and crowded approaching the tunnel. when one freeway gets really slow, people hear about it and use other freeways, which is natural. it kind of puts a strain on the freeways. here is 80 westbound after the earlier crash. it is backed up nearly from the carquinez bridge all the way to the maze. and 680, a lot of people use that. they headed through the concord area. not an original idea. it will be slow all the way to walnut creek. we just showed you highway 24. 57 minutes. about an hour to drive from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and then the timer starts all over again at the bay bridge toll plaza to getting on to the bridge. if you want to -- you see 880 traffic is also slow heading north past the coliseum. it is 8:03. back to the desk. >> the u.s. state department is warning u.s. citizens to reconsider any travel to cuba, haiti or the dominican republic as hurricane irma heads towards the island nations. >> it could bring deadly
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flooding, mudslides and storm surge. travel will be disrupted. irma has made landfall in barbuda and antigua. wins close to 200 miles per hour. nasa tweeted out this video this morning. it is a look at irma from space. cameras on the international space station captured the monster storm moving across the atlantic ocean. officials at the key west airport are taking a major step to prepare for the arrival of irma. they tweeted this morning that key west international airport closing wednesday night for all commercial flights. general aviation will continue until unsafe. unsafe. >> people living in the florida keys are stocking up with supplies and making evacuation plans ahead of the powerful storm. schools are closed for the rest of the week. people are being told to evacuate now. the process is expected to go in phases. but traffic will likely be very heavy as the week progresses. >> it's going to be crazy getting out of here. it will be grid lock. there is only one way in and
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one way out of the keys. it will be crazy. >> with a category 5 coming at the florida keys, we could be looking at wave heights that would literally put the ocean over the islands. we've got to remember we're an island community. islands go under way. >> no shelters in the florida keys. traffic will get much heavier. this shows people waiting in long lines just to fuel up. some of these lines for gas stretched for miles. people are not only filling up their vehicles, they are filling up every extra gas can available. many gas stations are struggling to keep up with demand that has led to a rise in gas prices. from the gas station to the grocery store, take a look at this. empty shelves. long lines as well as many people are preparing for the storm. many shoppers who run out of luck will continue to look for supplies in the coming days. look at the shopping cart full of bottled water. many people plan to have a
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backup plan in case they can't find supplies. bottled water is the most in demand item right now. red cross volunteers from the bay area on their way to florida to be in place when hurricane irma hits. as maureen nailer tells us, they are preparing for the possibility of a worst case scenario. >> reporter: truckloads of bottled water arrived at the red cross office in santa cruz. as volunteers are preparing for a possible disaster more than 3,000 miles away. the red cross says hurricane irma is a category 5 storm with the potential to hit florida. so they're staging personnel and equipment to be ready. >> i think we're good. >> reporter: this is danny webster's third major employment in six months. >> i like helping people. that's what i trained for and what i will do until i leave this earth. th. >> that's why we work so well together. >> reporter: this married couple in their 70s are part of the team. they married only three months
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after meeting each other. 38 years later, they find comfort responding to disasters together. >> we work well together. i'm working with somebody who has a great deal of compassion. when you're doing this kind of thing, that's what you want next to you. >> there are a couple of times that i've had to find him and -- the emotions. i've had to go to him. but normally i can handle most anything. >> reporter: in oakland, 12 volunteers packed up six emergency vehicles also headed for white springs in north florida. but the red cross says it is mindful of keeping volunteers in california in case of a wildfire here. >> we've actually had a hold on deploying volunteers from california and the western states due to the wildfire concerns. however with the massive response in harvey and now this massive second hurricane irma, you know, we really want to be ready to to respond there. >> reporter: so armed with food and portable shelters, these
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volunteers drove off to florida, not knowing what is ahead. >> it is anxious making because you don't know what you're going to find there. you're dying to get out there and help because you know how to do that. but you still don't know what you're going to see. it is different every time. >> reporter: she also added after the did i employments, your heart comes back full. saying because of the disasters, you see the best of humanity. in santa cruz, maureen nailer, ktvu fox 2 news. stay tuned for continuing coverage of the storm. we will bring you the latest updates and online. hurricane victims are dealing with more than just flood water in south texas. hurricane harvey created serious health risks. at least 80 spills from inundated sewers and wastewater systems were reported across texas. 40 facilities reported toxic chemical spills as of late last week. the white house has asked congress to push through the initial funding bill as soon as
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possible. steve mnuchin is urging congress to tie the harvey relief funding vote to another must-pass item, raising the debt ceiling to avoid a national default at the end of the month. >> the president and i believe that it should be tied to the harvey funding. that our first priority is to make sure that the state gets money. it is critical. is critical. >> the overall damage from hurricane harvey is expected to cost as much as $190 billion. tickets for a hurricane harvey benefit concert went on sale about an hour ago. ticket prices start at $200 and can go up to $1,000 each. george strait is the headliner. there will be performances from other country stars including miranda lambert. even if you don't go to the concert you can enjoy it right here at 8:00 next tuesday. $146,000 was raised during
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an online performance to help the victims of harvey. green day did a show in tampa, florida that was live streamed on facebook. the money went to relief workers currently in houston delivering medicine and other emergency supplies to storm victims. as hurricane irma continues to move towards florida, the national hurricane center is vising people to have a three- day stockpile of food and water. here in california the state department of public health has the same recommendations for us. our question of the day is, do you have the recommended three- day supply in case of emergency? many of us call them earthquake kits. 63% of you say no. 27% say yes. let us know on twitter and ktvu.com. and we're getting interesting comments on facebook. one man asked do granola bars and muscle milk count? >> i do not have three days at home. >> i know. >> still working on it. >> get on it. president trump ends a
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controversial immigration program. how congress could save daca for dreams and how the bay area is responding. san jose police are searching for the suspect in a deadly shooting last night. we have details coming up.
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>> new this morning, san jose police officers continuing their investigation into a deadly shooting that happened last night. >> ktvu's leigh martinez reports police have spent a lot
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of time on the case already but are not releasing much information about it. >> reporter: san jose police were still here at 5:30 this morning. the shooting took place on sunset avenue on the sidewalk there. just from our own observation, we found several surveillance cameras. one is pointing from this apartment complex. no word from police if those surveillance cameras are working or if they have looked into whether or not they captured the shooting last night. we video shot last night from the start of the investigation here. we're told that san jose police responded to a call about a shooting shortly after 9:00 last night at sunset avenue. police found the adult male victim on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. he was taken to the hospital but later died. the coroner was called out to the scene here. up until 5:30 a.m., we saw crime scene technicians and police investigating this shooting scene. now, san jose police say that the suspect fled the scene. at this time, they do not have
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the suspect identified. in san jose, leigh martinez, ktvu fox 2 news. as we showed you live at the beginning of the 7:00 hour, congressional democrats held a news conference early this morning to demonstrate their opposition to president trump's announcement yesterday that he is moving to end daca, the program that protects young immigrants from deportation. >> we all agree that president's decision to end daca is a despicable act of political cowardness. cowardness squared because he gave the announcement to his attorney general instead of just making the statement himself. >> kamala harris also spoke. they called it irresponsible and said she talked with senior members of the trump administration who confessed to her they had never spoken with or met any daca recipients. president trump's repel of daca means that many could be deported in six months unless
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congress takes action. he said that president obama had overstepped his executive order. he gave congress six months to find a solution. republican senator lindsey gram supported president trump's decision but is discussing a bipartisan dream act that durbin introduced 16 years ago. >> we are in a countdown towards deportation for 780,000 protected by daca today. >> there are a lot of people on the republican side of the aisle who understand your dilemma and we want to find a fair solution. because you have done nothing wrong. >> president trump tweeted last night that congress now has six months to legalize daca. if they can't, he will revisit the issue. several rallies were held around the bay area to protest the president's decision. in san francisco last night, protesters gathered in front of the federal building to voice their opposition. speakers included immigrant youth and community leaders. and san francisco mayor ed lee who said ending daca was a
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betrayal to the dreamers' commitment to our country. >> and in san jose there, were two separate rallies against the decision to undo protections for the dreamers. many bay area politicians spoke out against the president's decision, including san jose mayor sam liccardo. the president of the board of supervisors dave cortazi. stay with us with our continuing coverage of the ending of daca. we will bring you the latest on air and online. 7:18, we're helping to get you out the door. if your commute includes 80, it has been a mess. >> it has been slow. looking at all of the commutes, mike and gasia. they're all slow. this is the fall pattern. it won't surprise you. we will start off with a look at -- in fact, i can bring up 280 if i can. northbound 280 in san jose, there it is. on the right you can see see it
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is moderately heavy. on the left, traffic is slow approaching the san jose state exit. looking at traffic on 101, 280 and 85, all of the freeways are very crowded getting into the valley. it definitely is different from what we saw in june, july, part of august. now we're in that fall pattern where a lot of people are driving to work almost everywhere you look is crowded. so i don't want to alarm you, but this is the new pattern going on. 680, highway 4, a lot of people have been on 680, avoiding 80. as gasia mentioned, it has been slow because of earlier problems. it is backed up from just after the carquinez bridge all the way down to the maze. so the theme is almost everywhere you look, you're going to have a tough one, even getting on to the bridge. i want to take a look at 101 in san rafael. the happy exception. yeah a little congested but traffic has been doing very well here from novato to san rafael and all the way down to
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madero. let's bring in steve at 8:18. >> you will appreciate this, sal. today is the first time that san bruno has fallen below 70 degrees since last thursday. >> san bruno. >> that is hard to believe. >> wow. >> how about my peeps in daly city. >> i don't have that yet. >> okay. using sfo climate data, the average low is 56. not to go below 70 since last thursday is rare. you don't see that here very often. it has been warm. but it is running a little cooler coast and bay. the fog came back for somement you can see the satellite image right there. the tropical clouds continue to be funnelled up by the low off shore. bringing up monsoon moisture. late in the season for that. some of that coming up. you see around las vegas and arizona and southern california. and bands off shore. these funnelled up. they can go from sunny to mostly cloudy here. possibility of some scattered showers more likely over the higher enter ape. i would think up in the sierra.
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the fog is there. the air quality is getting a little better. if you are heading up to the sierra, they are looking for afternoon thunderstorms. same for northeast southern california. but there is still plenty of moisture. some of the afternoon heating would not surprise. a little cooler to the north. upper 50s, 60s. look at san jose, 68 degrees. sfo, 68 degrees. brentwood, 71. livermore, 68. concord, 68. some of the east bay temps, upper 60s. dublin at 68. a little cooler by el cerrito and berkeley and even vallejo. there are bands rotating around the low which will swing in here. if you get the sun, you will probably get clouds later on. this will get kicked in tomorrow. another low will take its place. then it will sit there and kind of wobble around all the way into the weekend and early next week. these are tough to forecast. they're called cutoff lows. cut off from the main
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circulation. they have a mind of their own. this could be something to keep an eye on for early next week, possible shower activity. 60s, 70s to 80s to 90s. and some locations inland are really muggy. coast and bay temperatures are coming down. yes, your humidity is high because the fog is back. at least the temperatures are cooler. it is kind of a push, if you will. but cloudy and cooler thursday and into friday. a quick warmup on the weekend. >> i noticed the fog coming in. where have you been. >> on vacation. >> thank you, steve. sending students back to school in houston. how the san francisco school community as well as sales force are sending help.
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>> the united states military is expected to add more launchers to its high tech missile defense system in south korea today. this is in response to north korea's detonation of a powerful device on sunday that it claims was a hydrogen bomb. urging the ups and south korea to stop the did i employment of the missile defense system saying it is adding to the growing tensions tied to north korea. the police body camera program in santa rosa is getting a one million dollars upgrade. it comes two years after the city spent more than half a million dollars to launch the program. the santa rosa press democrat reports that city leaders believe the cameras that 120 officers currently use are already obsolete and
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inefficient and decided to switch to body cameras made by a competitor. san francisco schools are sending help to houston schools as they begin to recover. they will start two weeks later than planned because of the storm. richard of course is the former school superintendent for san francisco. so parents, educators, staff and students here in san francisco are sending what they can to houston. salesforce.com is also donating a million dollars to the harvey relief effort. a state of the art learning lab was built thanks to genentech in south san francisco. it gave almost $8 million to south san francisco high. that money was used to build a science garage, a 6900 square foot classroom and lab. >> they're getting exposed by hands on activity. most kids learn directly by using their hands and by our classes offering them in a lab
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every single day and not me lecturing at them is a completely different way of learning than normal science classes have. >> the school says teachers will teach in the lab and genentech employees will mentor students. the hope is to steer more students into stem, science, technology, engineering and math. you can learn more about the one of a kind lab from the south san francisco district superintendent who will be joining us on the 9 this morning coming up around 9:20. a rebehinder the entertainment industry including tom hanks will appear in super school live improving american high schools. you will see it right here on ktvu fox 2 friday night starting at 8:00. we continue to track hurricane irma as it makes landfall for the very first time. a look at the damage so far and the evacuations now underway in the state of florida. also preparing for disaster here in the bay area. the local mayor who has decided to reevaluate the city's plans following the devastation in
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houston. good morning. we can see that it is still very slow commute. almost everywhere you look. and that includes in marin county. at least in marin, it is not as bad as some of the other areas. some fog is back. temperatures have cooled for some. but the humidity is really high. right now, 75 to 90 some percent in the bay area. oakland airport, 97% rh. ...where each drop was formulated to be smarter.... ...even smarter than that... ...so if a color didn't go on evenly, it would balance itself out to reveal its truest, richest state. if a paint could realize the fullest potential of any color... ...you have to wonder... is it still paint?
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>> 8:29. welcome back do mornings on 2. this wednesday, september 6th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i'm mike mibach. tough loss for the a's. but they have another chance against the angels. >> time is run ugh out for
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baseball -- running out for baseball teams. >> nfl kicked off tomorrow. >> you're excited for that. >> can't wait for the snacks. >> let's get to it. i mentioned this. now i'll show it to you. chris sent me this on facebook. i appreciate this kind of information. it is really good. today, wednesday, marks the first time san bruno has fallen below 70 degrees since last thursday. it is incredible to see so many warm nights. i would agree with that. using sfo, the average high is 74. the average low is 56. so to not get down below 70 for that long a time is really hard to believe. but it's been happening for many here. 67, san carlos. menlo park, 67. fremont says we are too. look at moss beach. those are cooler by about 7, 8 degrees. some of the temperatures though influenced by the fog. so that helps cool things down. the humidity is really high. 75 to 97% around the bay area
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at the 8:00 hour. and you can see everything is coming up from the south. the wind flow. that makes for upper 60s here palo alto, san jose. 24-hour temperature change. santa rosa is down 11. napa airport down 9. cooler there. still off 6 for hayward and also san jose and livermore. inland temps with coming down. the humidity is so high. that is one reason that it doesn't feel cooler. it will increase the fog and give us additional cooling. 60, 70s, 80s and a few 90s today. is something better there on the east shore freeway. >> here is the thing, we've been getting better -- >> right. >> -- but it is slow everywhere. everybody is out on the road. those who drove their kids to school had to turn around and get back into the commute. they're out there. good morning, everyone. let's look at 280 in san jose where we have slow traffic from
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here up to the valley. cal train is having a better day than yesterday when we had issues with detours and slow traffic or slow trains on the tracks. but this morning, we do have a decent commute on cal train. but throughout the south bay, we see traffic that has been heavy all over the place. let's go to 101 and 85 and even all the expressways are jammed into that west valley. and this is not unusual. just one of those days where everyone is on the road. same thing with the east bay commute. just a lot of slowing here. and you're used to it. one thing that i have noticed, there was an earlier accident eastbound on 580 out of castro valley. usually not this slow getting out there. but this morning it has been slow. 680, a lot of people used it to get away from 80. we had a big slowdown there. people have been using the concord to walnut creek corridor. now more people are on highway 24. 880 is slow as well. pretty much everywhere is slow. just throw in alameda. slow getting off the island this morning over to 880. and at the bay bridge toll
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plaza, we are 25 minutes before you get on to the bridge from the maze. 8:33. let's go back to the desk. >> hurricane irma is crossing the northeastern caribbean this morning, heading towards puerto rico and possibly south florida. it is the strongest hurricane in recorded history with gusting up to 225 miles per hour and sustained winds of 185 miles per hour. that and storm surge are the biggest dangers as irma moves towards haiti and the dominican republican. no reported deaths so far. telephone and power poles have been shredded. debris slammed into homes. forecasters say the storm is likely to maintain winds of 100 miles per hour for the next couple of days. the nfl announced the miami dolphins will not play the season opener at home on sunday due to the threat of hurricane irma. they were to host the tampa bay buccaneers. the game will now be played on november 19th which was a bye week for both teams.
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ktvu's jessie gary is live in san jose city hall with what the city is doing to make sure that the residents stay safe. >> reporter: gasia, that is exactly right. we're coming up on seven months since the flooding in the creek last winter. sam liccardo is joining us, the mayor of san jose. how is the revamping or tweaking of the city's action plan? >> we've been focusing on the warning system. we know that is what failed us in -- in february. i think our recovery efforts were very good. i think we saw incredible outpouring of support from the community and staff and first responders. we worked on improving the warning system. as mike tyson says, everybody has a plan until you're hit in the mouth. when you're hit in the mouth, you understand how good your plans are. >> reporter: exactly. going forward, tweaking the warning system, what is it that residents need to do once the
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warning goes out? >> well, we want to ensure that folks have all of the information that they need to get themselves and their families out before we need to send in first responders. we know then we're stretched. and we're trying to get to folks who are most unable to be able to move. seniors, those with disabilities, et cetera. and so being able to get information out in multiple ladies and gentlemens, using digital means but also old fashioned means, knocking on doors, we need to have those systems in place and we're putting in place. >> anything else happening in city hall that we might want to know about, mayor. >> it is all happening here. we're looking a lot at what is going on with the hurricanes in houston and soon to be florida. the reality is that with all of these cities, we're recognizing the real challenges in having shelters too closely located to one another. you have to more of them dispersed throughout the city. have portable pumps out there. that's what cities like san
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jose are taking notes for. >> reporter: so you might be in the business of getting more portable pumps and moving the shelters a little bit, changing the locations of them. >> absolutely. you have to have them well dispersed. it doesn't work to expect thousands of people to get to one location. >> reporter: mayor, thank you very much. i know you're a busy man. appreciate the time this morning. hopefully we will be able to do this once a week. >> always a pleasure, jessie. >> reporter: appreciate it. city of san jose looking to get more pumps and also a plan to disburse shelters. not mega shelters but smaller shelters so you don't have so many people crowded into one area. that is the latest from san jose city hall, jessie gary, ktvu fox 2 news. >> thank you, jessie. there are more than 10,000 firefighters working on 23 large wildfires burning across california this morning. now, one of the larger fires is in madera county. it has burned 1,000 acres and only 10% county. another fire in riverside
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county has burned 3800 acres and 50% contained. and the la tuna fire north of downtown los angeles is now 70% contained. closer to home, the fire burning in gill row has burned 100 acres. now 75% contained. no homes have been damaged. and the cause of that fire is still under investigation. to the north of us in oregon, ashes falling along the columbia river gorge where a huge wildfire has been burning for days. some say the fallout is so dense it remembers them of the ash that fell when mount st. helen exploded in 1980. hundreds of homes are threatened and 20 miles of the columbia river have been closed off. they believe it may have been started off by a 15-year-old boy setting off fireworks. he has been questioned but not arrested. neighbors in a san francisco neighborhood are surprised to hear about a shooting that happened overnight at a bus stop.
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it happened about midnight at 22nd and california. that's where we find allie rasmus with more information. allie. >> reporter: you can see it is a pretty busy, active neighborhood during daylight hours. you see people taking their kids to school, walking their dogs, getting a cup of coffee. there is an elementary school a couple blocks away from here. when the shooting happened, the intersection was pretty quiet. the victim had just gotten off of hewn eat the intersection when he was shot. it was around midnight. witnesses say he was shot twice. we don't know his condition this morning but he was rushed to the hospital. we are waiting for an update from police to find out what led up to the shooting. did the victim and shooter or shooters know each other. were they on the bus before it happened? was this a robbery or attempted robbery? reward don't know but people in the neighborhood say this crime is unusual in this area. >> very family oriented. people walk their pets any time
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of the morning. i'm shocked right now that it happened. >> it is really surprising. i feel completely safe in this neighborhood. i walk her at night. and it is concerning. i wonder if it was someone who was on -- if they were on the bus together. >> reporter: now, police blocked off the corner next to the california market at this intersection, 22nd and california, overnight. you can see that investigators were searching for evidence. they appeared to have found what looked like shell casings during the overnight hours during that search. as of this morning, police have not made any arrests in this case. at least none that they have told us about in the last couple of hours or so. but we are hoping to get an update on the search for the gunman involved and hopefully an update on the victim's condition. back to you guys. >> allie, thank you. well, last month they announced they were hiring. now big cuts coming to oracle. up next, what it means for some employees right here in the bay area. good morning.
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we see slow traffic almost everywhere you look. this is really one of the slowest commutes we've had in the east bay for a while. largely due to crashes on interstate 80. well, it is cooler. we are running about two to 11 degrees cooler. but the humidity might feel like no, it isn't. yes, it is. we are slowly cooling down. ah, dinner.
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>> wells fargo is facing another lawsuit charged with cheating customers out of money. also oracle can cutting jobs. >> pam cook is back with the details and the stocks to watch in this morning's money business. pam. >> one of them wells fargo. down on news of another lawsuit. shares of facebook, apple, netflix and alphabet, google's parent company, are leading the recovery. after a big drop yesterday. checking in on the numbers. the dow has been up all morning long. up 55 points. there is a live look. 21,809. the s&p 500 is hanging on to a gain. the nasdaq has turned around. dropping a little bit. military stocks are up. so are the home builders like home depot. that's because of the hurricanes. well, job cuts are coming to oracle, including hundreds right here in the bay area. according to official filings with the california employment
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development department, oracle is cutting more than 900 jobs in santa clara. redwood based oracle said that it will be in the hardware and operating system organizations. another 1500 positions will be cut in san diego, texas, massachusetts, colorado and india. the terminations are set to take effect next month. a new lawsuit claims wells fargo overcharged customers for home loans and car loans and scammed veterans on v.a. loans. the lawsuit says the san francisco bank forced unneeded collision insurance on people who took out loans to buy their cars. the practice reportedly affected more than 800,000 customers. wells fargo says that their internal controls were inadequate and that they are trying to reassure investors of their commitment to transparency. well, today is international color blind awareness day. in honor of that, mattel has launched the first world's card
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game for color blind. it is a new version of uno. it uses symbols to represent different colors allowing anyone to play. 350million people around the world are affected by some form of color blindness. the most commonly confused colors are actually between red and green. those are two of uno's four colors. gap announced it plans to close 200 stores in the next three years. the company says it plans to shift its focus to its growing brands and add old navy and athlete stores instead. they have posted rising sales as they fell at the gap and banana republic. the san francisco based company says that old navy is on track to surpass $10 billion in sales in the next few years. an estimated 9,000 stores in general will have closed by the end of the year here in the u.s. and i just talked with a
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retail analyst in san francisco to find out if this is the beginning of the end of the mall? what do stores need to do to survive and compete with amazon, which seems to be the big question. that story is going to be tomorrow morning. >> i grew up at the mall. so the mall is not dead for me. for my little sister, ten years younger, she grew up with amazon. >> right. >> i think it is her dollars they want, not mine. >> right. >> and the mall, i will tell you, a little bit of hint of tomorrow's story, you know, is it the end of the mall? it is the end of the mall as we know it. it definitely needs to change and is changing. and he has a lot of really good insight as to what stores need to do to survive and continue. >> i'm not a big fan of the mall. i find myself -- we shop old navy online. click, boom, drop it at the front door. >> do a lot of shopping online. >> tomorrow morning, the end of the mall. i hope not. we will have to see. tomorrow morning, we will look for your report. >> thanks, pam. let's check in with sal and see how we're looking on this wednesday morning. sal. >> i used to hang out at the
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sandstone galleria. >> i remember that one. >> do they still have that mcdonalds. >> yeah. >> they use today have a mrs. fields cookies there too. good morning, everyone. let's take a look at what we have. traffic will be busier on highway 24 as you head up to the tunnel. a lot of people are using 680 and 24 because they were avoiding 80. the whole thing has been a mess. finally getting relief. 80 is slow through richmond. it cleared up in hercules. it will be slow. fogdown to 44 minutes because of the fog. the low clouds are here. here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you will see slow traffic getting into san francisco. it is 8:47ment let's bring in -- 8:47. let's bring in steve. the low clouds are coming in. >> they finally made an
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appearance. coolest since last thursday. the wind has turned more westerly. that scours out the bad smoke. the fires up in oregon are so bad. a lot of that smoke is still a factor for some. moisture continues to stream up. a low off shore. these are a bear to forecast. this one will move inland with another system and get replaced by another one. a lot of the moisture is screaming up the crest and spine of the sierra. that will give them thunderstorms. best fog bank we've had in a long, long time. yet the humidity is really high. 75 to 97%. oakland airport, 97%. most temps are down to the north and to the west. to the south and east, they're still really warm. brentwood, 71. 68 in sunnyvale and san jose. most are off by two and even 11 degrees. biggest cooling took place in the north. concord and livermore off 3 and 2. the low will move inland.
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that will give us partly cloudy. clouds to the west and clouds coming up from the san joaquin valley, southern california. don't be surprised if they swing through giving us partly cloudy. even though we start off mostly sunny. the low will keep us on the cool side for tomorrow. another one drops in and that will keep the temperatures staying near average to slightly below, which we haven't had in a long time. 60, 70s and 80s on your temps. tomorrow will be cooler. friday, could get cloudy to mostly cloudy conditions. but a quick warmup on the weekend. >> thank you, steve. the center is getting bigger. a look at the center's new expansion which was just completed.
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>> police are investigating a shooting at a homeless encampment. the victim lived at sycamore street. investigators say an argument broke out just after 4:00 in
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the morning. jarvis was shot in the chest and died at the scene. >> i just heard shots. >> he is a young kid struggling out here in the streets. he was a good guy. a very good guy. i don't feel he deserved to die. >> so far no arrests and police have yet to identify a suspect. a candidate in a race for mayor created a controversy. she said that people should vote for her in part because she is white. she posted the statement on facebook. quote, vote for me, republican and smart, white, traditional. the post was later de neated. barnett is currently far behind the other two candidates. a right wing protester arrested at a rally in berkeley pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge. chapman is accused of possession of a leaded billy
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club. he was arrested last month and is free on bail. he is accused of beating protesters in march. he is set to return to court october 12th. we're getting a firsthand look at the new expanded moscone center. opening ceremonies were held yesterday after the makeover. the lobby has been completely redone. on the second floor, there is a massive high tech ball room, that can be sectioned off to accommodate any size event. up on the third floor, another conference and display. it makes the moscone center even more competitive with convention cities worldwide. >> a great source of revenue for the city because it is the number one economic driver. but also for the city as a whole. that for years to come. >> it not only will increase capacity so we can these host these conventions, it's also going to increase capacities in our hotels, restaurants, small
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businesses. >> another expansion project is scheduled to be complete in 18 months. the san francisco board of supervisors may intervene after a private street was sold from under the neighbors. the board is going to hold a hearing in november on whether to rescind the controversial sale of a private street in presidio terrace. it was owned by the homeowners association until 2015. but they failed to pay the property tax and the land was auctioned off. the association has filed a lawsuit challenging the sale and asking the board of supervisors to rescind it. if you missed the solar eclipse, get ready for another light show in the sky. we will explain what is happening tonight and tomorrow. ♪ keeping up. it takes hard work, tight budgets and a little support.
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. welcome back to ktvu news, all of the news, weather and information you need to know throughout your day. there is a small chance i can catch a rare view of the northern lights tonight and tomorrow night without leaving
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california, unfortunately you cannot see it in the bay area but you can see it in the far north eastern corner of the state as well as over seattle. they are not sure how far south it can be seen, it depends on the strength of the flare. the san francisco ban of flavored tobacco will remain in place. the ban includes menthol cigarettes and the flavors in e- cigarettes. the issue will be on the june ballot unless a special election is called sooner than that. the ban will not be enforced until then. the california state assembly has rejected a bill that would have extended
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extended their hours from 2:30 to 4:00. they said there is no need to study anything, there is nothing radical about letting local communities decide whether or not to let their bars and nightclubs will later. it's embarrassing that california lets their night life close down so early. a popular sugar substitute could lead to illness and get to pets. the chemical can be found in gum and could turn into a powson if eaten by dogs -- poison if eaten by dogs. officials found a
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mediterranean fruit fly in dixon, that fly can devastate crops, the fly can infest 250 types of fruits and vegetables. since the discovery, the county has put out traps to determine if there are more of the flies out there. there was a celebration for mcgee, he helped the warriors win the nba championship last year and he resigned last summer with a one year deal. amal clooney will be the speaker at a human rights
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conference decided to give women practical information on lowp and gender equity. today at 9:00, prescriptions are underway as hurricane irma moves towards florida. >> the superintendent of a san francisco district talks about a state of the art learning lab now available for students. welcome to the 9:00, all thoughts right now are on florida but before that, the north east caribbean, this is a live picture of the situation there, there is a lot of wind and water. the sea is churning getting ready for hurricane irma. if hurricane irma makes landfall in south florida it will

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