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have the golden hearts, it takes a special person to put on a badge. >> hundreds pay tribute to the officer killed in the line of duty. the stories the community is sharing about his life. >> we're live in oakland with a call for fruits vegetables and produce, how you can give the animals a tasty treat called feast for the beasts. plans. and good morning to you, you're taking a live look at this beautiful saturday
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morning, there's a shot over the bay as the sun is just beginning to peek up at us. it's mornings on 2, i'm claudine wong, it's march 28th. >> this is the last saturday of the month, i'm mike me back. let's get to rosemary and we have fog behind you. >> yes. it's not widespread. we have cooler temperatures this morning. look at mt. diablo. isn't that a gorgeous view. we have a mix of high clouds and again temperatures aare on the -- are on the cool side. temperatures are warming above friday afternoon. we'll have a look at that as well. picking up patchy fog along the coastline. we have a weak system moving over northern california and that is helping to stir out the low cloud cover and bringing in the cooler air.
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walnut creek, 49 degrees and 53 in napa valley and 51 degrees in san jose. the north bay it's a cool start in napa 43 degrees, and 42 in san at that rosa and as we get -- santa rosa, we'll begin to peel back and we'll see mostly sunny skies by 9:00. we have plenty of sunshine to go around the coastline today. a lot of 60s and widespread 70s inland and a few pockets of low 80s a windows he get into the next weather hit i'll have a look at details for your neighborhood and put numbers on the screen and talk about the second half of the weekend being a little bit warmer. hundreds of people gathered in san jose to remember and honor police officer michael johnson. >> i honor you as not only a police officer, but an important part of our
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community. . [ applause ] >> a prayer vigil was held at city hall last nature for the fallen officer. tuesday night officer johnson was shot and killed in response to a call by a suicidal man. >> it makes a difference in our quality of life and us being safe and able to walk in our communities, they did a job most of us would never ever do and because of them we're safe. >> early earlier in the night, another ceremony was held along center road where johnson died. >> amazing grace, how sweet the sound --. [ singing ] >> friends and the community packed the hill and the family of the man who shot and killed them came to pay their respects. >> thousands of law enforcement officers from across the country are expected to attend. and there will be memorial service this is weekend for the
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two men killed last week in a west oakland fire. services for 27-year-old davis will be held at 1pm at the chapel of the chimes on piedmont avenue in oakland, and a memorial service for artist daniel thomas is scheduled for 2pm tomorrow. we want to give you the top stories across the nation. on the l.a. times, the focus remains on the german kink wings areas i can't crash. >> you can see the mental health of a copilot is under scrutiny. attention being paid to that copilot because of maybe what he was possibly hiding. >> we're getting new details about the copilot who reportedly took this plane down the german hospital is denying reports that it treated andreas loubitz for depression, but he had been a patient for several
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months. >> it appears he had been hiding an illness and he had been excused from work on the day of the flight. >> he was no stranger to the crash site and went to a gliding club in that area. >> they went to the crash and collected the remains of 150 people who died. >> instead of focusing our minds and hearts on those last nine or ten minutes, we prefer to think about those 37 years that we've been together -- >> three americans were killed in the crash, lufthansa the parent company of german wings will estimate $155,000 for immediate assistance to all those who were killed in the crash. a memorial service was held in germany to pay tribute to
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the victims. 71 were german citizens of the 150 people on board. all attention is on a police officer in critical condition after a violent confrontation. >> as you can see of the boston globe, the an officer shot in face in roxbury. it happened after a police getting a call about shots fired. >> they pulled over to question the occupants, he was shot in the face, police did return fire and the suspect was killed. >> and the wounded hospital was taken to the hospital. boston police say he's a former army ranger who served in iraq, he was accredited to help serve a transit officer who helped in the battle with the boston bombing suspects. this is a lighter story, this is one involving sports. sun chronical, san francisco chronicle. it ends in suite 16.
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it came to the end for the lady cardinals. when it was over the cardinals were empty handed, notre dame proved to be the stronger team taking down stanford 81-60. bart will close the tracks between the coliseum of bart stations between saturday and sunday. it will be open between april and august. a free bus will operate between the two stations while that is closed. it will cause delays of 30 to 60 minutes for some riders. parts of the golden gate bridge will go dark tonight in support of earth hour. here's a look at a -- a hazy look at the golden gate bridge this morning. the decorative lights of the upper portion of the bridge will be turned off. we want to give you look at video from last year's event. earth hour, it's designed to
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bring more attention to climate change and this year, several thousand cities and towns and several hundred people are participating. it will go dark, but the roadway lights will stay on. can turn your lights off at 8:30 tonight. bad news for big wave surfing fans. you'll have to wait to see the competition. the three-month window officially closed on tuesday, there are no big waves on the horizon. it had the right break but it didn't generate the waves necessary for that contest. the contest started in 1999, there have been 8 winters where the surf did not cooperate. it's come for the bi-annual feast for the beasts. we are live at the zoo to give
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as you up close look at the event. >> reporter: mike and claudine what's your favorite kind of produce? fruits, vegetables, bananas, watermelons? >> i would say carrots, and a nice green apple. >> bananas. >> you're in luck, that's what we have here as some of our props. the same produce we like, all the animals at the oakland zoo or most of them like it too. the feast for the beasts, the event they're having here, you can bring produce with you come into the zoo and we'll explain it later, you'll have a chance to place some of the produce and at some of the animal exhibit. right now behind us is the baboon exhibit, what kind of produce do baboons like? >> they like all kinds of fruit, things that are spicy, they like the nice sweet fruits
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like grapes, bananas and apples and things like that. >> this is the breakfast they're going for this morning. >> that's right. they're getting their first meal of the day, three meals today. >> look, there's one with the baby. >> they're very excited. this is a young breeding group. you can see they've got fun enrichment here, you know baboons in the wild have to work to get their food, we like to give them an opportunity to do similar things in the zoo and that's a fun enrichment for you. >> the keepers are hands off when it comes to feeding the animals. >> we don't share space with these animals. even though they're cool animals, they're still wild animals and they can be very dog russ. i made sure to put all the food out first and then we let the baboons out when i'm out of the exhibit. >> the feast for the beasts, they come and bring the produce with them.
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can they bring them into the exhibit or just at the elephant exhibit? >> just at the elephant exhibit. if you bring produce for the animals, you get a free rides ticket which is exciting. you'll get to go into the elephant exhibit and put produce out and they come out and they watch the elephants go out and east. >> it's like a easter egg hunt for the elephants, but produce instead of eggs? >> exactly. >> feasts for the beasts, bring produce, and for a list that they like, it runs the gamut, carrots, pine apples, elephants love pine a.m. apples, you can go to our website and see the information on there. >> it sounds like a party out there. i didn't know those baboons were such great climbers on those wiffle balls. >> don't turn your back on --
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>> a baboon. >> unless there's an fence or a enclosure. >> she's okay, we'll see, we'll check out. >> i'm feeling comfortable here. >> you can find all the information on our website on ktvu.com, look for it in the middle of our home page in the home section. a man smashed a window of a moving car to rescue someone passed out behind the wheel. check it out. this happened early yesterday morning on a freeway in san diego. police say the 25-year-old woman was stopped on the freeway with her engine running and the doors locked when the officer tapped on the window to try to wake her up, the car began rolling and he smashed the window and pulled the emergency brake, the woman was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence.
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an ongoing problem and how the department plans to fix this computer glitch.
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. good morning to you, i want to go out and hang out and listen to that fall. isn't that a beautiful start to the day. beautiful skies overhead, a cooler start for most, you're going to line up your bay area forecast coming up. >> a beautiful sunrise right there. wrestle mania comes to levi stadium tomorrow morning. 70,000 people are expected to attend the event. 77% will come outside of the bay area. they'll need to ride and it will be carried by the btu,
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paul i guess it's safe to say, party is ready to get going. >> mike, that is so true, i will tell you, this is every wrestling fan's dream. 70,000 people are expected to be there. i've been talking about people all around the world about this event. this is the first chance to get interaction. they have big posters up here. you'll see the top stars out here this weekend, all behind levi stadium. we'll look at video here, there will be 3 different sessions for this event. as you can see san jose convention center is every one's dream. they'll get a chance for autographs and stars divas and legends. there are fan experiences including live matches. i had to meet daniel brian wwe superstar. if you're not familiar with him, he warmed up a crowd at
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at&t park, he created the yes, yes, yes chant. someone adopted that for the san francisco giants. he's the seahawks familiar fan. we asked him about performing in his team's rivalry stadium. >> you have been here as a spectator with the giant. what it's like to the main atradition, one of the major attractions for supermania. >> it's supercool, getting into the bay area, the more intimate setting, it's supercool. now, i get to come here and do what i love to do. i'm really excited. i think levi stadium will be rocking. >> you're going to do it in the 49ers place. >> yeah. >> now there are three sessions today at this event. within on sunday, tickets go from $15 and $5 for v i felt p,
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and a child under two is free. people are filing in. the event access opens at 8:00. we'll be inside later today to bring up some of the top stars and we'll bring you more and more. there's a lot of excited fans and you can see a lot of outfits and happy people. mike, claudine? >> i'm with you in just a little bit. people who are attending wrestle mania, they're prohibiting all backpacks from being in the stadium all approved bags will be inspected before you entered and this will be additional service to levi's before and after the event. people are encouraged to download the levi stadium app so they can prepurchase a parking pass. go to our website at ktvu.com. >> thanks, mike. my neighbors in cleveland test texted me it was 27 degrees there.
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i texted back, it's like 80. >> i know. >> it was crazy. >> on one hand, very spoiled, on the other hand, we keep saying, we would gladly test the rain and sierra snow, it won't happen this week. we're going to warm it up as we get into today. even warmer for tomorrow. a live look there of another beautiful view. we have patchy fog out there this morning. it's not as widespread as what we had yesterday with the clear skies, we are off to a chillier start. we'll look at those numbers in a moment. what's happening overhead? picking up a few clouds, low mid and high-level clouds we showed you mt. diablo with a beautiful shot with the mix of sun and clouds, beautiful along the coastline as well. when we get to the second part of the morning we'll have mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. pacifica will be in the mid-60s and we have a weak front music through and you can see the broken up cloud cover over
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there and that's moving through behind it. we have cool air moving in, that northerly breeze is kicking up and we'll have that for your saturday. so, a little breezy especially along the coastline for today, we have the fog this morning, but we'll be mostly sun if i for the afternoon and with the north winds we'll see temperatures come up in the afternoon as well. 51 degrees in concord right now, 49 in walnut creek, low 40s santa rosa, it's a chilly one inside your door. along the peninsula we have san francisco 52, sfo 52, 51 for you san jose and half moon bay chilly for you with partly cloudy skies and 43 degrees. 75 for novato in the afternoon, mid-70s in vallejo and richmond. to the east bay low to mid- to upper 7s and 80 degrees expected for present wood this afternoon. 73 for hayward, santa clara valley looking good.
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78 san jose, 79 for saratoga, in the peninsula we have temperatures in the low to mid- 70s as well. 68 san francisco, 66 for daley city. the extended forecast there with the bay area weekend always in view, the temperatures up over yesterday for your afternoon today, we'll continue to climb as we get into sunday and a cooling trend as we get into the business week, low to mid-70s in the forecast, dry weather. >> it should be a nice night for wrestle mania tomorrow. >> yes. >> how ellen pao is responding to the verdict reached in her case. >> changing your shoe color with the click of your smartphone. the new technology that's about to hit store shelves that could end up saving you money on shoes.
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welcome back, it's time to look at some of the top stories that is trending for you this morning. >> one of them is amanda knox. a high court in italy overturned her conviction. she had been accused of stabbing her roommate to death. >> she was relieved when the verdict was handed down, she was relieved and grateful for the court's decision. >> there was gender bias against silicon valley kleiner perkins. >> that trial lasted more than
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a month. jury of 6 women and 6 men voted 10-2 against ellen pao on all four counts. >> i have told my story, and thousands of people have heard it, if i have helped to level the playing field for women and minorities in venture capitol, the battle was worth it. >> she has received $16 million in damages. she is going back to her new job of interim ceo of reddit. we're going to products that are thought up in the bay area. today we're looking at a game called letter up. >> now, it's being compared to the modern day scrabble and was created by a group of gamers back in 2012. the fame was released in 2013 on facebook, it within the mobile last fall. >> this week it had its biggest
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update, users on all platforms could invite their facebook friends to play with them. >> what makes this game unique, it's more social and instead of waiting days for someone to make a move, it happens in real time, in average the game is over in 7 or 8 minutes and that's it. if you want to nominate someone or you're a business owner, you can go to ktvu.com and you can find that submission form right on the right side of the front page. here's a unique story. a dozen shoe styles can be as easy as tapping your smartphone? >> this is cool. >> these are smart high heels and can change different colors and patterns by hitting a but on your smartphone. the sole has a bluetooth receiver that connects to an app on your phone. >> the shoes were created by a
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lithuanian startup called a shoe tech. it will be available in it's, just in time for the holidays. >> all right. i want one of these, i think, as long as they're comfortable. >> we have an ongoing discussion about these heels on our facebook page. it is generating a lot of buzz because people love talking about their shoes. some say the idea is great, others say, not sure, it may have some flaws. >> i would wear them, i wonder if you could up load your own designs. >> love it, but would feel guilty spending that much on shoes. >> and jennifer smith is saying what if somebody hacked into your shoes, and changed your colors so they clashed with your outfit? >> how dare they. >> don't mess with my shoes. >> and clash with my feet. >> you can go it our facebook and have a serious discussion with us on our facebook page.
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a new challenge is under way at this shelter, why they can save the lives of 1 million cats. we're live at the oakland zoo this morning hanging out with the gibbons. coming up we'll tell you how you can give these animals and all of them here a tasty treat. it's all part of the feast for the beasts. i'm following up with the weather for the bay area weekend. i'll have what you can expect for the afternoon coming up.
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. time now 7:30, here's a look at the top stories we're following for you this morning. hundreds gather to honor michael johnson, a fallen officer, a prayer visible i will was held for the fallen officer. he was shot and killed after responding to a call about a suicidal man. memorial was called for two firemen killed in a west oakland fire. it was on peed monday avenue. the memorial for artist thomas is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. the german copilot who steered an air liner into a french mountain, they found a letter in his apartment he was
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not fit to do his job. he suffered from mental illness and kept his diagnosis a secret from his employer. three americans were killed in that crash. your time now 7:31, i'm over at rosemary trying to change your forecast, i've been talking to the sierra all winter and i'm going next weekend and is it like 80, will i get anything -- >> it depends on where you go. we have some that are closed, some resorts are open until april. >> i've been hanging out with you guys. >> we're giving you a live look at something else we will have. all the beautiful views around the bay area. how about those rolling green hills. we have nice weather coming our way. a bit of a switch up in the pattern. we have a system riding over northern california and that has helped to stir out the marine layer just a bit, the
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clouds are not as widespread, we have patches inside the bay and we've got clearer skies in many areas. so, 45 degrees in nap that and 42 in santa rosa, a 47 degrees in redwood city, 51 in san jose. we'll look at a few more numbers here. pittsburgh 56, 56 in alamo, look at the numbers that were expected yesterday. yesterday going up 55 degrees, it's a cool day in san francisco, yesterday a big drop from the day before. concord you'll be slightly warmer and san jose expected to climb 8 degrees, so a bit of a warmup for the bay area for the second half of our day and going warmer for tomorrow. i'll have the detail for the numbers for your neighborhood and show you the extended forecast numbers coming up. an outdated computer system after the fatal shooting of
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officer johnson on tuesday night. they couldn't handle the computer traffic for all the officers working that night. this is not the first time they've had problems with a computer system. they've said it's an issue for at least a year. >> our officer are incredibly frustrated with the computers not working in their cars because it's a critical piece of our safety equipment. the department is planning on upgrading the wireless technology and replacing the computers in the patrol cars until the end of the year. officers will have to rely on radio dispatch. emotions are high after a homeless man was punched by a hospitality ambassador. this shows one of the ambassadors you can see dressed in that greenish yellow shirt punched a homeless man last
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monday. they passed a plan about behavior in public like you're naturing in public and pan handling. a crash happened at highway 4, and it happened on mir road, the man who died is yet to be identified. person who was driving the car and hut the man stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigators. alcohol is not a factor. anyone who saw that crash is asked it call police. there is a new law in the state of indiana. it allows businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers. they call it nothing more than discrimination against gay and
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lesbian people. >> the city will not subsidize legally sanctioned discrimination. >> there needs to be a boycott, we should not be sending business there, conventions, they should be cancelled. >> this bill is not about discrimination. if i thought it was about discrimination i would have vetoed it. >> san francisco is the first big city to take a stand against indiana's law. boycott indiana is being used by bay area businesses on twitter. bay area people are asked to bring in their fruit and vegetables to feed to the critters at the zoo. i was impressed how the animals are cooperating getting in the picture and showing off. >> reporter: yeah, we have a
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exhibit, and nico this gibbon has been hamming for the camera we get close to where he is. there's this maot that separates us. he's the social one. >> what a gibbon exactly? >> they're lesser apes. they're part of the ape family. they come from southeast asia and they're one of the few primates that are monogamous. they have a single mate that they stay with all their lives. >> his partner is shy? >> she is more shy than he is. she's the blond one, gibbons have quite a wide range of colors in their hair patterns like humans do. >> the feast for the events that you have, people can come in and bring donated produce and it will go to all the herbivores here at the zoo.
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what kind of produce do gibbons like? >> they love grapes, sweet potatoes, bananas. >> we have a lot of good stuff with them. >> we do. we give them a variety. we wouldn't normally be able to purchase. it's expensive or seasonal and stuff like that. >> with someone bringing in produce, all the animals will get a chance to have some? >> exactly, the more you bring in the more the animals it gets to go to. >> this is nico and gladys, they share. >> we have got kiwi and celery. >> and nico's favorite is sweet potatoes. >> yes. >> you can bring that and more for feast for the beasts, we have a list of the recommended
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produce, watermelon and pineapple. the first 200 people who bring food to donate, they'll get to sit in the exhibit with the elephants and they can go watch the elephants go hunt and eat that produce that people bring out. the first 150, actually everyone who comes in brings produce will get a free ride ticket -- >> watch out, watch out. >> a little early this morning, there he is, there's gladys. the blond gibbonian there's her life partner above her. they've been swinging around all morning. >> it's awesome. >> i've been to that exhibit and stayed there waiting for them and they hid for me. they like you. i hope gladys doesn't get jealous? >> i don't think so, she's not as active as nic.
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he's coming out here and swinging, he's not interested in the food, he's tossing it to her with the primate hands. we're trying to tell hum we can't throw the food to you, you have to go to the ground and get it. >> there are rules, nico, thank you ali, we appreciate it and can't wait to see where you head next. it's 7:39. it's about changing the way animal shelters do business and saving the lives of 1 million cats. i spoke to one of the founders of the 1 million cat challenge and she tells us why this is the most inspiring initiative she's ever been part of. >> according to this, willow is a stray, this is willow brought to the animal county services. she's healthy, she's got a problem. she failed being adopted. >> when a cat is not behavioral
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suitable to place in a home, they're euthanized. >> many have large intake numbers and diminished capacity, they're is little choice -- there is little choice. >> that's a position that people have been put in, when you have a healthy animal they're euthanized. >> they're looking at that problem in a brand-new way. it's called a million cat challenge. it's between davis and the university of florida, two of the most largest medicine cat shelters programs in the world. >> there's 30 million strays in the united states. they've been euthanizing 1 pout 5 million a year. we weren't even touching the iceberg of that problem. >> a few years ago it started
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as a thousand cats. >> the goal was to euthanized 1,000 cats. >> and they euthanized 1300 less. >> it be doesn't mean turning around cats. that's the big realization they had. >> it means getting community members and gropes into rehoming. instead of euthanizing -- and sometimes release them back where they were found. >> it also challenges shelters to look at care in a new way. >> it used to be there was a cat in every single one of these cages, but now with portals, one cat gets three. >> three cages for one cat. >> exactly. >> and with using three cages for one cat, more than nine out of ten cats are leaving the shelter alive where fewer than five were leaving when each cat
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was crammed into the small cage. >> those cats are healthier and happier and those cats are easier to adopt. >> the most inspiring and a great initiative that i've been a part. >> it's become a five-year million cat challenge. >> we started in november by the beginning of 2015, we were already 125,000 more lives saved at just about 200 participating shelters. >> and cats like willow are benefiting. >> so, this cat right here, ready to release, that's the million cat challenge. >> she'll be released to barn instead of a home and she won't be put down. >> it's one more life saved. >> that's our great statistic, she's part of the million. >> cute little cat there. >> she'll hang out in the barn. she has a long life chasing mice. >> you can go to our website
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for more on our website ktvu.com and click on web links. >> the search for parking could be over. a new technology to help you find a spot even when you're not inside your car. and wrestle mania is on sunday, it's a big event. look at the picture here. look over here, we'll explain all about wrestle mania access coming up.
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. good morning to you. we're giving you a live look
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there, mostly sunny skies, a few high clouds streaming over the bay area, i'll explain why coming up. a couple of bay area attorneys insist their clients were victims of a kidnapping for ransom this week. there is no evidence that denise huskins was kidnapped as her boyfriend quinn reported on monday. they say it was orchestrated. the denise huskins attorney says they've got it all wrong. no one has been charged in its place. more than 10,000 runners are expected to take part in this year's trance america half marathon. the first fingers are expected to -- finishers are expected to cross that line and there will be a concert from 8:00 a.m.
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to noon. there's course map for you to show you where you want to be or where you don't want to be. there's a 13.1-mile course that highlights the most famous sites. it takes folks along the great highway, across the golden gate bridge. it ends at the heart of the city at center city plaza. for more information on the closures and tomorrow's raise race, just go to our website ktvu.com, click on the web links section. ali will be at the race tomorrow from 7 to 9. >> i don't know about the marathon for me, tastant not my speed. i'll enjoy the later half. >> i'm with you there. >> it should be good tomorrow. we mentioned wrestle mania fans and tomorrow it will be a chilly start. >> nice for the runners and into the afternoon nice and
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warm for the fans going to view wrestle main. we're looking at a golden hue, what a beautiful start to the day. you may notice not a lot of cloud cover out there. just patches of fog, a few high clouds, we had a system roll through the bay area and it helped to actually mix out the marine layer, and because of it, we had less cloud cover with the clear skies out there this morning. we're off to a chillier start, the water vapor gives you a good idea of that front. that again is moving through, we're on the tail end, but in any case, it's helped us to switch up our pattern a little bit this morning. we'll deal with the patchy fog throughout the morning hours. temperatures will be up over yesterday especially around the bay, areas like san francisco always warm to about 60 degrees yesterday afternoon. you'll go to the upper 60s for the second half. this is also kicking up our
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winds. the north wind is strengthening and for the afternoon especially along the coastline could be a little breezy. 49 degrees in napa we have 51 in oakland, low 60s for oakland. we have mid-50s from freemont. most of it is 3 to 6 degrees cooler than we were yesterday morning. 5 in napa, richmond you'll go to 75 as well. 74 in petaluma, along the beach, 66. east bay 70, 77 walnut creek, 80 degrees for brentwood. some pockets all the way up to 80 degrees. 8 san jose, 76 sunnyvale, and san bruno and 74 for redwood city. warmer today and warmer for tomorrow slightly, temperatures will come up near 80 degrees and as we get into your work week ahead, 70s in the forecast not a lot of change, a bit of a
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cooldown, but no wet weather in the forecast. >> i ordered it. >> nobody is answering the phone calls. >> thanks, rosemary. a huge crowd expected at levi stadium for wrestle mania. paul chambers is -- chambers is at the center of the action. hey paul. >> reporter: the doors are opening up on one side. there are fans here, but you know what? greg, let's show us our bay area fans. this is where they are right here. they're excited and ready for wrestle mania. anybody a big wrestle mania fan. >> what's the excitement to you. >> just going to it. >> what's your name. >> andrew cox. >> is this your first wrestle mania? >> first ever. >> what's it like it have it in your backyard? >> it's amazing, i hope it happens again.
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>> who are you excited about seeing, anyone in particular. >> roman reigns. they'll have a chance it meet some of the big stars. it's really not about me, it's about all these fans who came out to see wrestle mania. this is access, as i said the doors are opening right now, give an opportunity to have their first spears with wwe superstars and check it all out. we talked about daniel brian last time. i can't hear you, what is it? >> yes, yes, yes, yes. >> if you're a giants fan you know that chant. we'll see what it will do this weekend. we'll stay on top of this and bring you more. we're looking to get some of the big stars and bring them to you guys. >> channel 2, channel 2, channel 2. >> we have our own chant, i guess it's really working. wwe in the house and so is
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channel 2. >> they though how to get on tv, pau . . [ laughter ] >> thank you very much. we'll be right back after the break.
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. all right. we've been talking about the california drought and the sierra, nevada snow pack has officially hit a historic low.
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it's been the driest winter in 65 years of recordkeeping. it was 19% of average, the next survey will be on april 1st. the california department of water and resources say it's not expected to find much snow. snow makes up 30% of the water spray during the year. the city's rec and park department hopes to stop vandalism and littering. four staff members will be there today and tomorrow. there have been several cases where damage has caused damage. they smashed glass in the sand box forcing it to be closed. this is home to the high school state basketball championships. they're representing the wolves, they go against chino hills. they are down by the half, and they were tied not for long.
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three from the corner, the two teams would head to overtime and double overtime and that's when christian drains the tray and the wolves grab the lead and they win the championship 79-71. it's their first state championship in basketball. the girls are looking for another state championship, a little back door here, asia robinson, she said to play for kansas next year. this is out of orange county. the drag once out of oakland win the division, 355-40. here's a look at some the games happening today, at 2:00. that should be a run and gun kind of game. next up a dramatic rescue by chp officer. it was caught on video.
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we'll tell you about that right behind the wheel, it had the officer running undercover for safety. landmarks in the area will be turned off tonight. a forecast for the bay area weekend, temperatures will be going warmer for the afternoon. we'll have a look at what you can expect in your neighborhood coming up.
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. we're looking across the san francisco bay and the stadium, they're all looking fantastic on saturday march 28 and i'm mike me back. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's get a quick look at this weather. rosemary if they like sunny skies and warmer weather, they're happy this winter. >> we're stuck with gorgeous weather.
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it will be a nice one, temperatures are coming up at least around the bay area, slightly warmer for our inland communities. this morning a pretty start out there. we have patches of fog and you can see it there. over san francisco, there's a nice view there, citrus tower, these clouds are about all we're seeing. a few patches along the coast, few patches over areas like mt. diablo, we have to do with the weak system, and it's helping to mix out the cloud cover and because of it we're waking up with a lot of blue sky out there for many of us, and because of that we're off it a chillier start. 49 degrees in fairfield, 44 in napa, 46 in santa rosa, low 50s in oakland, 56 in hayward, low 50s in san jose, and so the partly cloudy skies and the low clouds, it will be clearing out in the next hour or so, we'll get into the second half your day, temperatures will be on the up swing, we have a lot of
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60s and 70s out there, even picking up the few bits of orange indicating a few low 80s for the forecast in the afternoon, 48 degrees above yesterday's high -- 4 to 8 degrees from yesterday's highs. we'll show you the warm up that is expected to continue in the second half of your weekend coming up. the time is 8:01, hundreds of people gathered in san jose to remember and to honor police officer michael johnson. >> i honor you as not only a police officer, but an mourn part of our community. >> a prayer vigil was held at city hall for the fallen officer. on tuesday night he was shot and killed after responding to a call about a suicidal man. >> we live in a community, and our police officers make the difference. our quality of life and us being safe and able to walk the streets in our communities, this he do a job that most of us would never ever do and
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because of them we're safe. >> now, earlier tonight, another ceremony was held along center road where johnson died. >> amazing grace. [ singing ] >> friends and community members packed the hill and said goodbye to officer johnson and the family of the man who shot and killed him came to pay their respects. thousands of law enforcement officers from across the country are expected to attend. >> hayward police are searching for a sus suspected kidnapper. a 16-year-old girl told them she was walking home from hayward high school when a man grabbed her and pulled her into his car. she was able to fight off that man and get out of the vehicle unharmed. he's described as a latino or east indian man about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thin build and slight build. he was driving a prius or chevy
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volt. this man may have been involved in two other incidents near ten son high school. there will be a memorial service this weekend for two men killed last week, in a west oakland fire. services will be held for davis at the chapel of the chimes at piedmont avenue in oakland. a memorial for a 36-year-old artist, daniel thomas is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. there are two people missing from an explosion that leveled three new york apartments buildings on wednesday in manhattan. 22 people were hurt as well as several firefighters. it will take time, the mayor deblasio said, before the area is cleaned up. >> it will take several days, possibly as much as a week to get all of that debris out of the area and make the area
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entirely normal again. >> dozens of people who live in the impacted buildings are now receiving help from the red cross. your time 8:04 we want to give you a look at some the top stories making the front page in newspapers across the nation. >> in the l.a. times, the focus remains on the plane crash in the french alps by the german wings plane. >> mental health of the crash copilot under scrutiny. we're getting details about the copilot who took the plane down. >> a german hospital is denying reports that it treated andreas loubitz for depression, but did confirm that he was a patient there for several months. >> he appeared to have been hiding his illness and he had been excused from a doctor on the day of the flight. he was no stranger to the
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crash site and went to a gliding club in that area. >> all that investigation is still continuing. search and rescue screws continue to do their work at the crash site to collect all the remains of the 150 people who died. >> instead of focusing our minds and hearts on those last nine or ten minutes, we prefer to think about those 37 years that we've been together. >> three americans were in that crash. lufthansa will offer $55 million in immediate financial assistance to all the families who died in the crash [ music ] a memorial service was held in a church at duesseldorf,
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germany. and 71 were german citizens. an officer is in critical condition after a violent confrontation. >> an officer shot in face on stop in roxbury. a police got a call about shots fired. >> they pulled over a car questioning the occupants. john moynahan was shot in the face, he did return fire killing the suspect. >> the officer was transported to the hospital. he was a man who served in iraq and he credited helping an officer who was injured through the gun battle with the boston bombing suspects. this goes to the front page of the san francisco chronicle and turn your attention right there. >> cardinal season ends and suite 16. that came for the lady
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cardinals. it was jewel lloyd in the second. when it was over, the cardinals were empty handed. notre dame appeared to be warmer. they were on a very successful season. starting next month, bart is going to close the tracks between the fruit and bart stations. this need to do repair work on those tracks. it's going to be done over several weekends between april and august, there will be a free bus bring bring between those stations. that bus bridge is likely going to cause delays of 30 to 60 minutes. parts of the golden gate bridge will go dark in support of earth hour. we'll look at the golden gate bridge this morning. that he is a gorgeous shot. from 8:30 to 9:30 tonight the upper portion of the bridge,
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the lights, the decorative lights will be turned out. sidney they're trying to bring attention to climate change, 7200 towns and countries are participating. things will go dark, but for safety reasons some lights will be on. a police officer smashed a window of a car where a woman was passed out behind a wheel. it happened on a freeway in san diego. police say the 25-year-old woman was stopped on the freeway with her engine running and the doors locked when an officer tapped on the window to try to wake her up. the car began rolling down the freeway, he smashed the windows and pulled the emergency brake. that woman was arrested undersays pinks pigs of driving under the influence.
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a new app is on the way to help drivers hunt for a parking spot. you don't need to be inside the car. >> i hate having to look for a parking spot. >> reporter: researchers at ford and georgia tech want to cut the time you spend hunting for parking spots. they're looking at cars cruising through parking spots. it's processing them where they're open and closed. it's up loading all of this data to a cloud server so it can be accessed from anyone's smartphone anyway. >> it's researching technology to allow car owners and businesses to drive their vehicles remotely using cellphone networks. >> you can have the car parked by a call center using existing technology. >> georgia tech professor is brave enough to give me a term
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behind the wheel controlling this golf cart from a laboratory. >> it's just like playing a video game except i have to remember there is a real physical object in the real world that i'm controlling. >> this is a real golf cart and you're heading for a -- [ laughter ] >> still in the research phase, ford has in timetable on when these high tech driving features might become available to consumers. but, company officials say they're encouraged by what they've seen so far. in atlanta, fox news. >> all right. there's a art to looking for a parking space, there is. protecting students and police officers, coming up at 8:30, we'll tell you about high class glass that's going to help people stay safe. >> i'm having the best time at wwe access. look at this line, a crowd of people excite it had see their
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. tracking a team of rowers in the oakland estuary today.
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it will warm up as we get into the bay area afternoon. i'll have a look tell numbers coming up. the bta is expecting its largest crowd ever when they go into the levi stadium. 70,000 are expected to attend the event. the largest carried is 16,000. paul chambers is at the san jose convention center. you've been looking for the biggest fan. let's do full disclosure for everyone, you might as well interview yourself. >> of course, i am one of the biggest fans. they've been coming out all week. this is the best assignment i've ever had. for these fans it's the same thing. let me show you the end of the line. first of all, let's show you where they end up. this is the beginning line going into the room where they
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came from. you saw all the people getting ready for access. we'll show you towards the end of the line, you see a lot of fans, are you guys ex cried? >> oh, yeah. >> give me another one. >> oh, yeah! >> you've got people coming from all over the world. one guy was from connecticut and another guy was from new york earlier, i talked to him he had a tatoo on his arm. i'll show you that later. we'll look at video, most of them are known for what they're doing in the ring and what they do outside the ring mean more to the superstars and those who love you. they took time out to put smiles on children's faces, they stopped by for an antibullying campaign, they talked to the joseph george
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mill school. they promote a positive and equitable environment for everyone. >> you can have me do this 24/7. >> when you see the smiles on these children'ses and you feel the hugs and you make a difference in their life it's one of the most humbling experiences you can ever have. >> access has legal sessions today. the first session goes until noon. tickets start at $45 for vip access. let me see that belt there, can i where row that belt for a second. that thing is heavy, it's sweet. one day one time. hopefully i can get into the ring with one of these guys. are you ready to challenge me for my belt. >> i will take you on, you should be scared of me. >> i am. >> you're such a big fan, you've been out there all week,
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anything that has surprised you that you didn't know i know you know a lot about this. >> nothing surprise immediate that i didn't know. the biggest surprise is meeting hawk hoe began. i've been loving him all my life. that was my eye doll. being next to h hawk hogan was incredible. all the big gaze, a lot of people don't know who they are, but the wrestling fans they do, it's 70,000 coming to see the event and you have another event on monday, they expect millions of dollars just from this weekend alone. >> all right. thanks paul. enjoy yourself out there. for more information on tomorrow's event go to our website ktvu.com. now, that he's out there, i'll take you up paul. >> have you seen his biceps. >> i don't know about that one, he's very strong, but you know what i'll take you on rosco.
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>> i need claudine as backup. >> i'll help you out. >> were you a fan -- >> i wasn't. a little wwf now, and then, i grew up with hogan and stuff. once i hit the teenage years i let go of this. a lot of my friends are still, and it's a big event, outdoor event. >> bring the sun block. >> and will it be cold for them? >> not too bad. we have high clouds sweeping over the bay area. patches of fog this morning, not as much as we had yesterday. we'll talk about why here for you as we get into your afternoon temperatures will be climbing. this morning, with the clear skies, we're off it a cooler start. i want to switch the map here first and show you what we have for you in store today. am patchy fog and we have the fog out there this morning.
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we'll have mostly sunny skies around the coast for the bay. temperatures could be warming up a few days over what we had yesterday for the inland communities, a bigger warmup expected in and around the bay. san francisco you'll warm 8 degrees or so for the afternoon. we have a north wind on that onshore breeze scaled back and the north wind has picked up and this is why. we have a weak front moving through california and that is why we're seeing these mid and high-level clouds overhead. we're catching just the tail end, it's already on its way into idaho. behind it, the north winds are picking up and because of that, we have temperatures expected to climb into the afternoon, 46 in santa rosa, 54 in san francisco, we have 56 in hayward and san jose right now and 54 outside your door. mid-70s in napa. napa hit 0 yesterday, you should feel the difference in
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your neighborhood. upper 60s in sausalito. oakland and castro valley. 78 for livermore, 80 degrees in the forecast for you. santa clara valley, 79 for morgan hill, 80 degrees in gilmore, 77 santa cruz, sliding lining the peninsula for you, low 70s san mateo, 66 in daily city, 66 for san francisco. the extended forecast with your bay area weekend always if view, temperatures again will be warming over yesterday's highs. sunday will be the warmest day, we have the average there building just a little bit. overnight lows in the 40s or 50s, not a lot of change, we'll begin to cool down as we get to work on monday. lows in the forecast, the extended forecast showing you no rain athletes not for the bay area. >> nice and dry, thanks, rosemary. >> you're welcome. the sex discrimination lawsuit has come to an end.
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we'll tell about the verdict reached in the ellen pao case and how she's responding. >> and the ruling of the italian high court, amanda knox what she's telling her supporters.
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. time to take a look at the top stories trending this morning. >> let's start with amanda knox, an italian high doherty
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overturned her conviction from 2007. >> she had been accused of stabbing her roommate to death. she said she's relieved and grateful about the court's decision. >> meanwhile jurors in san francisco rejected ellen pao's claim of gender bias in her sex discrimination lawsuit against kleiner perkins. that trial lasted a month. they voted that way 10-2 on all accounts. >> i told my story and thousands of people have heard it. if i have helped to level the playing field for women and minorities in venture capitol that was worth it. >> she has said -- she has in the said whether she'll appeal she's going back as ceo of
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reddit. owning dozens of different shoe styles can be easy as you tap on your smartphone. >> the high heels can change different colors and patterns by hitting a button on your phone. there's an app that is connected to your phone. >> this was created i a lithuanian startup. it'sish shoe tech. they'll be ready just in time for christmas. >> will you get some. >> if they're not comfortable, they're out. >> no word if they're making any men's shoes. i dig them, it would save me money. >> san francisco lawmakers are banned from traveling from indian for business. >> extra security on patrol, the problems causing the park and rec department to beef up
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those patrols. >> the sun is shining, our temperatures are beginning to warm, i'll have a look at the current conditions and what you can expect for your afternoon coming up.
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. now, it's time to play ball. waking up, the animals at the oakland zoo this morning. the animals, it's the feast for the beasts event at the zoo, and people are encouraged to bring fresh produce for them. >> and ali is out there all morning long to help feed those animals. she'll join us live in a couple of minutes. >> i'm waiting for the chorus
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to this -- >> where's my food, where's my food? >> it's a beautiful day, it's a nice day to happening out at the zoo. >> it will be a gorgeous day, sun block and water, you'll be an all be good. we have nice weather coming our way. the afternoon temperatures, we'll be warming up over yesterday especially around the bay where we cooled off quite a bit from the day before. we'll give awe live look inland, a lot of blue sky out there this morning. because of the blue sky temperatures were chillier in areas like napa, novato and most of us are cooler than yesterday morning. we'll see that turn around as we get into the second half of the day. 50 degrees redwood hay and half moon bay and 4 degrees from where you were in the last hour. let's look at the said along the peninsula. you're starting at 49, and 51 outside your doorbell month.
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san mateo you're checking at 52, saratoga upper 40s, 52 in sunnyvale, 52 in los gatos and the warmer numbers because of the wind we're seeing, a northerly breeze is picking up in the hills and that will help some of us warm up into the afternoon as well. santa rosa you'll be warmer too. concord you'll warm slightly, san jose is going up 8 degrees or so. when i come back i'll have a better look around for the temperatures at your neighborhood and the allergy trend that will continue as we get into the second half of the weekend. now, let's actually go to ktvu who is enjoying sunshine out there this morning. that's checking out feast for the beasts at the oakland zoo. as i mentioned on our facebook page, watermelon grapes and mangoes, those are my favorites. >> i like apple, i have an
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apple and banana in my bag right now. this is some of the fruits and vegetables that the animals at the zoo like, these are the standard ones, carrots, suite po it's owes are a favorite among some of the animals here, pine a.m. apples, watermelon, all the fruits that you and i like to eat. the animals like to eat it too, that's what feast for the beasts is all about. we've heard a couple of chums are really -- chimps are happy about the camera if we don't see them, we hear them. this is the zoo logical manager for the oakland zoo. it seems like all of the fruits and vegetables that they like. what shouldn't you bring for the feasts for the beasts? >> that will change depending on the animal.
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>> what about the chimps? >> each have their own unique likes and dislikes, anything you can find we'll find a use for. >> even lemons? >> yes, they like the sour stuff too. >> absolutely. >> they bring produce to donate and all of the animals get a taste of it. it's an unusual treat for them. at that he is not every day they get to have pineapple? >> that's absolutely true. it's a great way to get variety. it's a lot of things that they don't get often and things that are really treats for them. they love this time of year. >> and the first 250 people who come in and bring donated produce they'll get to set it out at the elephant exhibit? >> that's correct 250 people, the first 250 people through the door get to place it in the elephant exhibit and once everything is where it belongs, the people come out and the
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elephants will go in. >> the chimps had their breakfast and they're making noise out there? >> they are having their breakfast and they're showing you how big and strong they are and showing off. >> they're talking to us. >> to each other. >> hi there! >> which one is this? >> that's and by, she's our 32 -- abbey, she's our 32-year-old female and she likes to be the center of attention. >> she's making herself known to us. maybe you can get bananas and part of your favorite produce, they have a easter egg hunt happening at 11:00. the first 250 people who come and bring the donated produce, they'll get to set up the produce themselves and they'll get a free ride today. >> hello abbey, rise and shine!
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>> making herself known. >> it's like -- bring that camera back to me. >> all right. abbey, we'll check in later. i know, i was going to say the same thing. >> all right. we have to move on. at 779 feet, this is the second tallest building in san francisco. hundreds of people are climbing all 52 of its stairs, this is video of the fight for air climb from a couple of years ago. it's a fundraiser held by the american lung association. >> the proceeds from the event go towards finding a cure for lung disease. that's familiar face making her way up those stairs in what's known as the bank of america building. >> they're out there where the first wave headed out. great it see you out there, when do you plan to head up on
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this trip. >> reporter: well, i have my wristband, i've got my bib, i'll be going up around 9:00 this morning. call me crazy i'm going to be climbing 1,197 steps. who is counting, it's for a great cause. we're here on a gorgeous day, we just kicked off. the first wave is climbing up those stairs. i want to bring mark johnson. good morning to you. >> i'm great. >> talk to me, i know this is the lung association's largest fundraiser, talk about how much money you raised. >> we'll raise at least 300,000, the goal is half a million. look at all these people, we're excited, we're doing a great job. >> this money is really vital to helping you and your cause. >> so, our mission really is fighting for clean air and healthy lungs, we do that in three ways, we have advocacy to make sure we have the right
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problems in place, we do programs and the most important part is research so we can fight these debilitating diseases which is lung cancer. >> thanks for joining us this morning, what time do you head up. >> i'll be right behind you. >> i'm quick enough and will make it before you start. >> absolutely. thank you mark. >> i want you to come over here, i want to have firefighters, you can come over here, good morning to you, so, you got a pretty big team of firefighters here, talk it me about the number of people who are participating. >> we have ten, and i'm participating in the group, i guess overall competition, we have 4 that will go a second time in turnout to participate in the fewer fighter division too. >> this is sort of a competition amongst fire departments, yeah, we did, talk to me first of all, about the number, the a of money that you raised. >> just about $12,000. >> that's great. >> we have one guy who is the top of the fundraiser, he
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raised close to $$12,000. >> this is about bragging rights as to the department, how many folks you get and how quickly you go up. >> i think we're going for our sixth straight team title this year. we've had two straight individual titles as well for our team. >> congratulations and good luck going up today. >> so, claudine and mike, a fun time, i want to thank you claudine for your donation. going along way i had lots of support from channel 2. i'll be making my way you were in about 0 minutes and i'll be back later on to report how i did. i'm hoping to beat my time. i was training and my calves are really sore. hopefully i won't tucker out when i get to the top. >> no worries, the soreness
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will disappear and you'll get your record in no time. >> competition for a good cause. thanks heather. there is growing backlash from bay area leaders about a law in indiana, it's about a law refusing service to gay and lesbian people. they are barring city employees to go to indiana for business, they will not legally sanction discrimination. >> i will not be going to business and the conventions should be cancelled. >> this bill is not about discrimination. if i thought it was about discrimination, i would have vetoed it. >> san francisco is the first big city to take a stand against indiana's law, the
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hashtag boycott indiana is about businesses on twitter. the city's rec and park department hopes amped up patrols will stop vandalism and littering. recently there have been several cases where vandals caused damage. they smashed glass bottles in the sand box and that forced officials to close that sand box. there is the fatal shooting of michael johnson, they couldn't handle the traffic from all of the officers working that night. this is the no the first time that the officers had problem with a computer system. the sergeant said it's been an issue for at least a year. >> our officers are frustrated with the computers not working in our cars because it's a critical part of our safety equipment. >> they're updating the
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wireless technology and all the police officer's cars at the end of the year. if the system crashes they have to rely on radio dispatch. >> they're working on products to keep everyone from police officers to students safe. they demonstrated the windshield laminate. it's strong enough to withstand bullets. >> my goal is to give the message that buddy we are ready for you, give the message to oppressors and shooters, we're ready for you. >> they hope it will be enough to convince people they work. >> researchers on the department of defense watched a live extreme of police officers and they say city buildings and they all have become targets
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and need to be protected. >> changes are coming to the weekend commute, if you ride bart. >> the tracks that will be affected and what bart is doing to help get people around. >> wrestle mania is captivating the bay area. and coming up we'll have wwe pro sports. >> and we have the bay area weekend, what's going on this morning and what you can expect for today coming up.
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. safe to say that it was save for paul chambers to get up with paul hogan. >> how do you to that? this access fan got up close and personal with their favorite wrestling stars and memorabilia. >> it will continue today and to, it continues, any sign of
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the bellas? >> mike, yes, i found them both, but i have other divas to introduce you to. they're right through there, they're sitting there, we'll get to them better, we have a local diva who is big and not better. we'll have her in a second. look at these fans lined up, all the bay area fans. they're superexcited about wwe access, you can see there's a cage right there, you get an opportunity to go into one of the cages, elimination chamber, they use this for one of the real events. like i said, like i promised, our local diva we've been good friends, ava marie. talk to us about it, this is her hometown, you're from concord, backyard close enough? >> absolutely. it feels amazing to be in my hometown, having hometown love, it's unreal. >> and have you tons of fans out here that went crazy for you.
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what is it like being the diva, you weren't expected to do this a few years? >> i didn't expect to be a wwediva, i wanted to be a professional athlete, i get to do all of this, talk to you and everything. it's amazing. >> and also good things, we showed earlier, what you within the to the hospital, it was touching for you? >> it really was, those kids are just amazing. i mean you get to meet some of them, you see the smiles on their faces, that's what's being in wwe is all about. >> wrestle mania, it's coming tomorrow. >> tomorrow. >> it's tomorrow, it's almost here. what about having it hosted here. >> i think it's amazing. >> it's nothing, but bringing wwe here and show the whole entire world what we're about, reach out to the community and it's great. >> thank you very much. isn't she lovely. >> i love that, i love that.
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access has three sessions going on all day. the fans are right here, they're really excited. they have live matches and everything going on. we have an opportunity to come out here and meet your favorite diva, is eva marie your favorite. [ cheering ] >> they come from all over the world it meet their favorite divas, it will be mike, you and claudine and me and eva marie. >> game on. >> and how about eva marie against you guys, no, no, no, you can't do that. >> you take mike. >> i don't want mike. >> come on! >> come on paul! >> okay. okay. >> we just won. all right. thanks. >> i love when she's rocking the red hair. >> they love the hair, they love the red. >> thank you very much. >> all red all the time, all
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red everything. >> my man, you got it. >> all right. chambers making friends left and right. thanks, paul. earlier this week, two of wwe's star wrestlers came to ktvu. >> they paid a visit and hung out with our own sal for a little advise. >> i need you guys to make me look more imposing around the office i'm going to copy machine and get water. >> ugh that's the problem right there, you should have somebody going to the copy machine for you. >> who is going to do that for him? >> they have the wwe intercontinental championship, and the with the we championship. >> i think by the end of the
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visit sal was ready to assert power around the newsroom. >> everything you say you have to have confidence in life. >> what do you want? >> i need you need to make me a copy. >> this guy has it. >> if you want to see the full video of sal getting wrestling advice, it's on our facebook page. >> sal is too nice, he's just too nice. i want you to make me a copy. no, sal. >> what's going on rosemary. did you hear the story behind eva marie's red hair. when she joined we have enough brunette, you need to go platinum blond or something, and she said i can't do that, but i'll go red. >> she looks gorgeous. >> if i could get rain it would be good. we have sunshine in the forecast, we have nice weather coming our way. a milder day, and we're getting
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a beautiful view from san francisco into the bay where we have just the sun glistening off the water there and now on to your numbers and look at oakland where you can see a few high clouds there in the distance, those high clouds having to do with the system that happens to mix out the low clouds this morning, it's low 50s, and napa you're checking at 59 and san jose, 52 degrees, and these numbers cooler yesterday morning, there is the system, that is moving through montana now, you can see here you got the tail end and with that tail end we have a few mid and high-level clouds also helpful to mix out the low clouds, we saw some along the san mateo county coast line. outside of that plenty of sunshine sunshine and plenty of sunshine in store for the afternoon. the system is kicking up the
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north wind. the north wind will be breezy along the coastline. people are in the range of the mid-50s, and a few low 80s expected in the afternoon. here's a look at the numbers. 75 novato, upper 60s sausalito, get into the east bay, a beautiful day danville, upper 70s for livermore, closer to the water, 73 for san leandro, and alameda, into the south bay, cupertino, gilroy you have an 80s stamp on you, and for the peninsula today, beautiful 77 wood side, redwood city, you'll go to 76. san francisco 68 for the afternoon, that's 8 degrees warmer than yesterday, mid- to upper 60s for those along coastline, half moon bay pacifica, the forecast area, the bay area weekend always in view, we'll get into the second half of the weekend with mostly sunny skies, we'll have the
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system in the pacific northwest and that will cool our temperatures down and won't bring us any rain. >> i got all excited when you said system. >> we'll still wait for it, we'll keep waiting. open auditions are open today to become a cheerleader for a san francisco 49ers. >> and the obstacles he face when is he is competing in triathalons despite being mostly blind.
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. let's talk about the nfl, they're reaching out to raiders fans, finding out what they're doing in their team in oakland. >> two raiders season ticket fans, a lot of it is focused
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and the willingness to spend more at a new stadium. >> they were asked to rank the importance of the raiders, oakland a's and the golden state warriors on a scale 1-3 which could give the nfl reason to relocate the raiders. as for the san francisco 49ers they're hoping open auditions for the gold rush, this is for the audition, they'll be judged on danceability, crowd appeal, showmanship and individual applications. >> if you want to register, registration begins today at stanford, finalists will be selected and come back for a prep class and then on april 2nd, the public is invited to come on in and watch the final dance auditions from 6 to 9pm at the santa clara convention center. >> great story here, a student
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athlete is being honored for his achievements of the university's triathalon team. >> at that he is not only because of his accomplishments at as an athlete, he's 98% bland. >> 8 years a degenerative disease began robbing newton owen of his eyesight. he competes as a tri-athlete, biking and swimming in competition. most of what he sees is a dark blur, but he's not letting that slow him down. >> you think about what you don't have, you won't appreciate what you have. >> the team is preparing for the triathalon nationals coming up next month in south carolina. because of the eyesight, they're allowing him to compete on a dna tandem bike with a guide. >> check out his new specialized bike. this is part of the built with chocolate milk campaign.
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the other athletes say he's a inspiring member of the team. >> we aaron prioriate to have one of those guys alongside you doing the same exact thing, racing training, like he's there the whole way. >> and what does she do on the side. >> nothing big, he's planning getting his ph.d in. he owe physics. he says he's having too much fun. >> no moss growing under his feet. with opening day under a week away, we're getting ready for baseball. >> be sure to catch our season previews meet the giants airs at 7pm and kciu. >> april 6th. arizona, the home opener is april 13th against colorado. >> at 4:30, you can meet the a's, you can catch that special on kicu. >> they're open and april 6th.
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the window has closed in the 9:00 hour, the big wave surfers as mavericks come to an end without any action. animal rights activists are holding a propose test in oakland and could end up with you being in the cage.
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. all right. big things happening right now at the san jose convention center this morning. we are live at wrestlemania access as fans get a chance to meet and get access to some of wrestling's biggest stars. >> and one of our own has been hanging out with the wrestling greats. he has been there the past few days. he will be back with us at 9:45 with more on the excitement leading up to tomorrow's main event. welcome back to "mornings on 2". it is saturday, march 28th. i am claudia wong. >> and i am mike mibach. we keep thinking about the
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sunrise we saw this morning. a breathtaking start to the weekend. >> you are right. a live look there at oakland. there you have it, a few high clouds sweeping over us. this is going to be something we see today as a system moves through the area. if i move in a little closer and stop the satellite view we have partly cloudy skies over parts of the east bay in livermore and in and around walnut creek and mount dee ablow and stretches into fairfield and i-80. a few patches of fog off the san mateyo coastline, as well. 47 in san jose, upper 50s around town. the northerly breeze will drive up our temperatures in the
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afternoon. a weak system moving through further north bringing us again this change in our weather pattern for today. we have 60s along the coast. a lot of 70s out there today and a few pockets expected to hit about 80 degrees. i will have a look at the afternoon highs and a warming trend that will continue for part of the weekend coming up. the oakland zoo is holding a special event where guests can bring in their favorite fruits and vegetables to donate to the animals. it is called "feast for the beasts." >> yes. alex savage has a look -- allie rasmus has a look at what is going on. what do you have for us? >> reporter: the elephants aren't in here with us here at the oakland zoo, but they are behind us. this is 21-year-old osh. a little later on he and the other elephants here will get a special treat. let's turn the camera around and show you what they are in
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for. this is "feast for the beasts." it is a chance for people to donate produce for all the animals at the zoo, not just the elephants. what do you have here? >> this is a snack. this is a twice a year event we are able to put on. it is a chance for members of our zoo to come here and really be a part of something special and to be able to bring them store bought produce, put it out on this exhibit and just really be one with kind of the animals and zoo and the facility. >> reporter: so, the first 250 people who come and bring produce will get to stand where we are. where can they put the fruit? anywhere? >> everywhere. we encourage it. there are three-and-a-half acres up here. we encourage the people to put them all over the rocks. under the dirt. up in the grass. just everywhere. it is a really fun event to have and be a part of thesa. >> reporter: are elephants use
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to foraging for food. is this a new challenge for them? the fruit everywhere is probably not hard for them to find but it is a different activity for them. >> exactly. we encourage the foraging. it is one of the healthiest things we can do for the animals, animals in general at the zoo. putting the food out, having the elephants get exercise and have amazing treats like pineapples and watermelons -- they eat these pineapples whole? >> they break the stem off, throw that away and eat the succulent pineapple. they love it! >> reporter: i have seen them bite into the these food items like they are nothing. >> whole. the juices will fall out but it will be gone. you will not see it again. >> reporter: well, a nice treat for the elephants and people that come out here and put the food out and watch the
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elephants. it is a tasty treat. the doors are already open here at 9:00. the first 350 people that come can set their donated produce out here in the elephant exhibit and you will get free ride tickets to the zoo, as well. >> an awesome event, alley. you can find all the information on today's event at the oakland zoo website on ktvu.com toward the "web links" section of the home page. bay area activists are teaming up in oakland to raise awareness for california egg farms. a human sized battery cage will be much like this one for egg production facilities. the purpose is to show people what life is like for 95% of the 18 million hens on california egg farms. if you want to step inside the cage it will be at the lake merrick amphitheater from noon to 3:00 p.m. it is on lake boulevard between 12th street and lake avenue.
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investigators say a 16-year- old girl told police she was walking home from hayward high school yesterday when a man grabbed her and pulled her into his car. she was able to fight the man off. he is described as latino or east indian. he is thinly built and has short, dark colored air and was driving a prius or chevy bolt. the man may have been involved in two other incidents and police are investigating. hundreds of people gathered in san jose to remember and honor police officer michael johnson. >> i honor you. not only as a police officer, but as an important part of our community. >> a prayer individual was held at city hall -- prayer vigil was held at city hall on tuesday night for the offer. he was shot and killed after be responding to a call about a suicidal man.
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>> our police officers make a difference in our community, our quality of life and being safe and able to walk the streets in our communities. they do a job that most of us would never, ever do and because of them we are safe. >> earlier in the night another ceremony was held along center road where johnson died. friends and community members packed the hills and sidewalks at the community center to say good-bye to offer johnson. a funeral service is set for thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. at the sap center. hows of law enforcement officers from across the country are expected to attend. we are getting new information about the co-pilot who reportly took that plane down. a german hospital denying reports it treated andreas lubitz for depression, but confirmed he had been a patient there for several months.
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it appears he had been hiding his illness and did not tell the airline he had been excused by a doctor from work on the day of the flight. we learned he was no stranger to the crash site and frequently went to a gliding club in that area. search and rescue crews continue to investigate the crash and collect the remains of the 150 people who died. >> instead of focusing our minds and hearts on that last -- those last nine or ten minutes, we prefer to think about those 37 years that we have been together. >> three americans were killd in the crash. lufthansa, the parent company of germanwings says it will offer an estimated $55,000 in immediate financial assistance to the families of all those who died in the crash. . and a memorial service was held at a church in german yesterday to pay tribute to the victims. 71 of the 150 people on board
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were german citizens. starting next month bart will close the tracks between the fruitevale and coliseum bart stations on saturdays and sundays. repair work on the tracks will be done over several weekends between april and august. a free bus service will be operating between the two transits when the bart system is closed but could cause delays of 350 to 60 minutes for some bart riders. here is a live look at the golden gate bridge. from 8:30 to 9:30 tonight the decorative lights on the upper portion of the bridge will be turned off. it will commemorate earth hour. it startd in sydney, australia. it is designed to bring more attention to climate change. this year 7,000 cities and towns in 172 countries are participating. if you want to participate all you have to do is turn off your own lights at home at 8:30 tonight. bad news for big wave
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surfers. they will have to wait another year for a chance to compete at maverick. the three month window for the big wave contest at half moon bay officially closes on tuesday. there are no big wave on the horizon. mavericks has what they considered the right break a couple of time this is winter but that didn't generate the 40 to 50-foot waves necessary for the contest to start. cancellations are fairly common for maverick since the contest startd in 1999. there have been eight winter where is the surf did not cooperate. and the women's cardinals season end in sweet 16. they had their hands full. when it was over the cardinal was empty-handed. number two ranked notre dame was stronger beating sanford 81- 60. a rottweiler dealt a harsh hand now has a new set of paws. coming up, a story about the little guy and his artificial
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. to the world of sports, each blanket babylon has been using humor, satire and the city by the bay to keep audiences entertained for more than 40 years in this next story. [ singing ] . >> the show is performed wednesdays through sundays in north beach. it follows snow white as she journeys around the world in the search for prince charming and runs into an ever-changing line up of pop culture character, including kim kardashian, president obama
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and the san francisco giants. >> so much fun. beach blanket babylon right now has a special scholarship opportunity available for high school students in the san francisco bay area. for that we will head over and talk to the show's long time produce. >> thank you, claudine. i am joined by jo here to talk about the scholarship for the arts program. thank you for coming in. i appreciate it on this saturday morning. >> you are welcome. >> what do you owe the success to for beach blanket babylon? >> the show is great. it really is. anybody that goes there, it doesn't matter the age or where you are from. you just love the show. it is 90 minutes of fun and you just have a great time. it is very up-to-date. i mean, like if something happened right now, i could get in the show tonight. >> that fast? >> that is how good our people are. it is constantly changing. >> keeping it fresh, keeping
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it live? >> all the time. >> and very colorful. >> yes. >> the bay area, your thoughts about grade school students, high school students. do you feel like they are getting enough exposure to what we are seeing on the screen, theater, dance, music, compared to 20 or 30 years ago? >> i remember ten years ago when arts were cut. we felt horrible about it because no matter what you are learning in school, the arts are such an important part for a kid's growth. and we are trying to help children in schools to get higher education in the arts. if they are interested. that is why we started the scholarship in 2002. it is open to all bay area high school seniors. and grades, money, nothing counts. just talent. >> let's talk about the categories. >> there is singing, dancing and acting. >> those three categories? >> yes. that is it. if you want to apply, go to
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our website at banish beachbabylon/corp.com. all you have to do is record three minutes of yourself singing and acting. and then our creative team goes through them over and over again. we know how important this is to the kids. then we narrow it down to nine finalists. what? >> i thought we had a full screen. i wanted people to remember this in case they are hearing it, that reminds them of exactly what the categories are. three minutes, send them to you. >> it is so easy. you go to the website and download the application. that is all you have to do. then you submit the recording in singing, dancing or acting. >> there it is. >> it is so much fun. we narrow it down to nine finalists in front of a celebrity panel of judges on june 1st. >> it is one of your favorite events to sit down and watch
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these? what surprises new. >> there is so much talent out there. oh, my god! it is so much fun and there is so much talent. all the dids' friend, relative, teachers -- everybody comes. it is like a big celebration. even if the kids don't win, they have a fun time. they get to come back and perform each year, past finalists, and talk to the kids. >> have past recipients been in the show. >> they haven't been in the show, but -- . >> some day? >> in the first year we did it in 2002 "the voice" runner up, i said to her mother as soon as she is done with college, please have her apply here. she applied the second she left college. she auditioned for us and is a star in the show now.
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>> awesome. thank you for coming in and talking about scholarship of the arts. congratulations on all that success since 2002. claudine, you have more information about the scholarship? >> that is right. we have more information. if you are interested in applying for the show, deadlines for all the entries is april 24th. we put information on the screen. three finallies from each category will be chosen between april 225th and may 3rd. the final -- -- april 25th and may 3rd. then they will perform on june 1st and be chosen. you can get an entry form on our website on ktvu.com. look for it under the "web links" section of our home page. stay with us. "mornings on 2" we will be right back.
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. plenty of sunshine over the
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bay area this morning. i will show you the weather elements coming up responsible for this shift. we have nice weather on the way. temperatures are actually going to be a little warmer this afternoon around the bay. the on shore breeze has to do with this system that you can see stretching all the way to the bay area. we are picking up a few of the mid and high level clouds today, but it has actually helped to mix up the marine layer. this morning waking up with less cloud cover. because of it we are waking town cooler temperatures. with all the sunshine we are seeing a turn around in store today. in a nutshell, warmer weather expected around the bay. slightly warmer inland and we will have a north breeze that is expected to kick up along the coastline today. a bit breezy in and around the coast, from 10 to 24 miles per hour. a north breeze for most of us. we have a nice day coming our
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way. already beginning to feel like it. 76 in sonoma for the afternoon today. low 70s for kentfield. 69 by the water in sausalito, a beautiful day to hang out by the water. 77 in walnut creek and pleasanton. mild in san leandro at 73. alameda will check in at 70 for the second half of the day. 78 in san jose, 79 in saratoga, inland communities will warm slightly, around the way. san francisco will go to 68. yesterday only managed 60. you will notice a difference in your neighborhood. 70 for woodside. mid to upper 60s, partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies for pacifica and half moon bay. the extended forecast with the bay area weekend always in view, a modest warm up the second half of the weekend. then we begin a cooldown monday, tuesday and wednesday, with the system riding through the pacific northwest bringing us cooler temperatures, but not
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any rain. >> thank you, rosemary. we started a new segment called "made in the bay." it is about products created right here in the bay area. >> that is right. today we are looking at a game called letter up. yes, it is a new take on an old classic, you remember scrabble. it was created by a group of gamers in 2012. the game was released in 2013 on facebook. it went mobile last fall and this week it had its biggest update yet. >> users on all platform cans now invite their facebook friends to play with them. >> we have 1 million installs right now. there are over 10 million games of letter-up played and hundreds of millions of words have been submit. >> while the game is similar to other online programs like words with friends, creators say this game is more unique because it is more social and
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instead of waiting days for someone to make a move, it happens in real time and is over in 7 or 8 minutes or so. >> pretty cool! well, if you want to mom mate someone or a company for made in the bay, you can find the submission form on the right side of our home page on ktvu.com. well, you could say this little guy is staying busy. >> this is body on his birthday. he celebrated his 7th birthday. he was working as a k-9 for the sacramento police department but was shot by a suspect while saving his handler's life. >> bodey recovered from the wounds and now he will be a proud father. the litter is expected at the end of april. >> congratulations! and a rottweiler who lost his toes to frostbite is adjusting to life with a new set of paws. >> when bruno was born he was
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like every other puppy in the litter, but after getting frostbite on all four paws, the breeder decided to cut off all four toes. >> yes. recently he was rescued an recently got fitted for artificial limbs. >> he is able to walk in them. it is not always pretty. we want to be able to give him a higher functioning where he can run and play with other dogs and go on hikes. >> he got his limbs from a company calledright though pets. they make process settics for 250 animals worldwide each year. >> interesting. the foster mom says she hopes bruno's story will inspire other animals. >> i've been to loveland in colorado. >> all right. 9:27. we are changing the way animal
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shelters do business in order to save lives. up next, details on a cross country million cat challenge. >> and great america is opening for the season today. the special events planned and a free gift for the first 5,000 guests.
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mt. hood was left off the list. so was the oregon coast, the columbia river gorge and the painted hills. smith rock and the wallowas are all missing. whoever named the seven wonders never set foot in oregon because even crater lake was left off their list. so we see your wonders world and raise you seven of our own. the seven wonders of oregon. see one, or better yet see them all.
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. all right. it is 9:30. i want to give you a look at the top stories we are following for you this morning. the investigation is continuing into the german co-pilot who
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prosecutors say steared a commercial airliner into a french mountain, killing everyone on board. investigators found a letter in thinks apartment saying he wasn't fit to do his job. some newspapers are saying he suffer from the mental illness and kept his diagnosis a secret from his employer. three american were killd in the crash. and two men were killed last week in an oakland fire and service will be held today at 1:00 p.m. at the chapel of the chimes on piedmont avenue in oakland. and daniel thomas' funeral service is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. and hundreds of people gatherd in san jose to remember and honor police officer michael johnson. a vigil was held for officer johnson last night. police in san jose are blaming an outdated computer system for disrunning mating communications after the fatal shooting of officer michael johnson on tuesday night.
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the department on the network count handle the computer -- couldn't handle all the computer traffic being generated tuesday night. this isn't the first time the department had a problem with the system and says it has been an issue for at least a year. >> our officers are incredibly frustrated with the computers not working in their cars because it is a critical piece of safety equipment. >> the department is planning on upgrading the wireless technology and replacing all computers in patrol cars by the end of the year. until then if the system crash, officers will have to rely on radio dispatch. >> thank you, claudine. rosemary, it is the last weekend of march. >> say it isn't so. >> yes. flying right by. we have little league games, birthday parties, and great weather our way. >> yes. if you like 70s and mostly sunny skies, this will be right up your alley. a few high clouds moving
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overhead. we started earlier this morning with patches of fog. that is also burning away. 60 degrees already reportd in walnut creek. 59 in hayward. good morning to you. 50 degrees in napa. 58 at sfo. 57 at half moon bay. we started out with 40s and 50s. now across the board a lot of 50s and even 60 degrees for some. we are going warmer for today. here is a comparison for you. santa rosa by 5 degrees. san francisco by 8. san francisco only warmed to 60 degrees yesterday, a huge difference from the record- breaking heat we had on thursday. concord is slightly warmer and san jose a notable warm up your way with 78. yesterday you hit 70. look around at the broader view. 65 in pacifica, 75 in oakland, 79 in antioch, 79 for morgan hill. not an 80 on this graphic but i expect brentwood and gilroy to hit 80 degrees. and we will be even warmer for
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sunday. i will have a look at the numbers for you, coming up. . governor jerry brown signed a $1 billion bill that will offer help to people hurt by the state's drought. it will mainly expedite spending on water infrastructure. about $660 million will go to flood protection structures to prevent mud slides and storms from overtaking communities. in 2006 after hurricane katrina and $300 million will fund grants for water recycling programs since then. and speaking of droughts, the california snow packs have reached a historic low, the driest pack readings in 65 years, 19% of average for the march survey. the next survey will be held from april 1st and the california department of resources won't find much snow
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they say. it is important because the snow makes up over 48% of the water supply for the normal year in california. and the great park will celebrate its 40th season with backpacks with logos and a pin for the first 40 guests. 40 employees that worked at the pack the first year it opened will be joining in on the festivities. >> being the 40th season, we will feature 40 wherever we can. $1.40 hot dog, popcorn and fountain drinks at selected locations. it is a big celebration marking an important milestone in our history. >> the park features three new rides inside the palin net kids area that -- plan net kids area that -- planet kids area that parent cans enjoy with their
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children. well, we have more now live at the oakland zoo with allie rasmus. we have you inside there with a look at the elephant manager. the table is full of stuff! >> reporter: yes. a lot of volunteers! hundreds of pounds of food. this is who it is going to. this is osh, an african elephant here at the zoo. he and the other elephants here will get a feast of fresh produce, fruits and vegetables of all kinds. at 9:00 when we showed you osh, she was a little further away but the zoo keeper says they can actually smell all the produce so he is getting a little closer. at 10:30 they will get a chance to sample all these treats. their favorites are the melons, watermelon, cantaloupe, honey dew, i mean, who doesn't love melon!
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the way feast for the beasts work, when people come in they donate produce and the volunteers check out the produce, load it up in tubs, bring it out here and for the first 250 people that donated the produce, they get to come in the elephant exhibit and pick up one of these buckets and set out the produce for the elephants. they have zucchini, pears, green beans, lettuce, apples. we will show you there, you can see all the people anxiously waiting to get in. let's set the food out for the elephants! the zoo manager here this morning, jeff kingsly, a lot of activity here this morning. >> hi! >> what do the elephants like the most? >> the melons. the melon, the pineapple, the bananas, the super sweet fruits. you will see when the elephants
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come up, every elephant will go and find their melon. they will pass up some of the carrots, potatoes and find a melon. >> reporter: and you don't even have to chop up the melon. they bite into them? >> they prefer it not chopped up. they want to put the whole thing in their mouth and bite down. >> reporter: you know the elephants pretty well. you are the elephant manager. you say they know this day is coming and they look forward to it? >> they absolutely know this day. it is the one time they run town the exhibit. they know it is out here. they know the food is out here. they with smell it. we have osh in the background. he is waiting! >> reporter: right. ten minutes ago he was up at the gate and he had this look in his eye like let me on it. >> any time you want to up up that gate and let him in he will be happy. they love it! it is like a treat for them. it is like christmas and they
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can't wait for it! >> reporter: it is fun for the elephants and the people coming out here to lay out all the food for the elephants. you can see they have a couple dozen buckets already out here. the elephants will get fed at 10:30 this morning but the zoo is accepting produce donations throughout the day. you can still come down here to the zoo and bring a bag of apples, celery, cantaloupe, you name it, they probably like it. the only thing i have heard the elephants don't like as much are the lemons, a little to acetic and citrusy. but otherwise, bring it on! >> you put it in your water. you and i don't chomp into a lemon. >> i used to, back in the day when i was 7 or 8 years old, but that was another story. allie, have a great morning at the zoo! >> oh, my gosh. >> i know. what are you going to do?
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9:39. let's talk cats now. this story is about changing the way animal shelter does business, and by doing that, saving the lives of a million cats. that is the challenge and organizers say it is already working. i talked to one of the founders of the million cat challenge and she tells me why it is one of the most inspiring initiatives she has ever been a part of. >> willow is a stray. >> reporter: this is willow. she was recently brought to the yolo county animal services. she is healthy, but there is a problem. >> it says she failed for adoption so she can't be adopted out. normally what would have happened to her? >> in shelters across north america, when a cat behavioral isn't well enough to bring into
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a home they are youth niced. it is horrible having to euthanize animals. it has been looked at now for so long. >> this million cat challenge, a joint project by uc davis and the university of florida, two of the most widely recognized shelter medicine programs in the world. >> here is the reality. we have a stray cat problem. there is an estimated 30 million to 80 million stray outdoor cats, unowned cats in the united states. shelters have been euthanizing them at an estimated 1.5 million a year. even with all the euthanasia, we weren't even touching the tip of the iceburg of the problem. >> reporter: a few years ago it started as a thousand cat challenge. >> the goal was to euthanize a thousand fewer cats over the first six months of the year and they euthanized over 1,300 fewer cats, so we knew it could work. >> what are can changes?
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>> controlling admission, getting community members and groups involved in re-homing, and instead of euthanasia -- . >> instead, we spay and neuter the cat. >> and sometimes release them back where they were found. >> she is lounging. >> it also challenges shelters to look at care in a new way. >> there used to be cats in every single one of these cages. >> but now with portals, one cat gets three. >> we have three cages for one cat and more than nine out of ten cats are leaving the shelter alive, when fewer than one out of five were leaving when each cat was cramd in a small cage. >> that is because the cads are healthier, happier, and thus, easier the adopt. >> the most inspiring, exciting initiativive ever been part of. >> it has now become a five year, million cat challenge.
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>> we started in november. by the beginning of 2015 we were already over 125,000 more lives saved at just about 200 participating shelters. >> reporter: and cats like willow are benefiting. so, this cat right here is ready for release. that is the million cat challenge? >> that is one part of the million cat challenge. >> reporter: she will likely be released to a barn instead of a home, but she won't be put down. it is one more life saved. >> she is our great statistic. she is part of the million. >> reporter: so far the lives of more than 128,000 cats have been saved as part of the challenge. >> a big number. >> yes. >> it will only get bugler yes. people who would normally -- it will only get bigger. >> yes. people who would normally put down a cat will not have to. it is the second tallest building in san francisco and the fourth tall nest the state. up next we will check in with
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ktvu health health who is taking part in this flight for air climb at 555-california. >> and tomorrow, it is the super bowl of pro-wrestling. the excitement leading up to wrestlemania, next. for those who appreciate quality and precision, here's grounds for celebration. experience exceptional coffee and espresso in one essential machine and delivered to you with a push of a button. the nespresso vertuoline. swiss-designed precision brought to your kitchen. celebrate one year of vertuoline with $100 dollars off. it's the best price we've ever engineered. ♪ ♪
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. all right. check it out. hundreds of people taking part in the fight for air climb this morning. this is the 555 formally known bank of america building. >> it is a big one. that building has been there for a long time. it is always an impressive
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sight that you can see all around the bay area. ktvu heather holmes joined the crowd and made her way up 52 flights of stairs. we talked to her just after it began. >> you look too good for having climb that had whole building! >> reporter: are you kidding me! that, folks, is what i just climbed up. 52 flights. i have to say, when you get to the top, oh, man, the view is amazing. really, really cool this year! i was in the same wave this year as the hillsboro fire department. you look behind you and there are firefighters in gear. i ask them how much it weighs and they say 40-pounds. the guys and girl it's actually beat me. i don't know what that says. it was so much fun. this is for the lung association. this is about being able to breathe. this is to help the lung association continue its work to help fight lung cancer, to help with lung cancer research.
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so, we are really, really working with a great cause. i don't know if you can see behind me, but there are folks that will be going on the next wave. they have them about every 15 minutes. they have had over 100 people participating and raised over $300,000 this year. mission accomplished for myself and a lot of folks this morning feeling good. i am heading back to the top to take in the views. >> are you going to walk again or take the elevator? >> reporter: absolutely. you mean today? no, impressing the elevator button up to 52, baby! >> maybe next year you will put the turnouts on and you can go up all the way to the top with the turnouts. >> reporter: the firefighters asked me and i respectfully declined! [ laughing ] >> think about it. >> income tax year you and i -- next year you and i will do it
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together, heather. >> reporter: i will think about it! thank you you, guys. i keep saying it but april is knocking on the door. >> so fast. >> see you later, march. >> without a winner, pretty much. >> i blame mike for getting me a rain gage because i haven't been able to use it. a live at levi stadium and santa clara where there are mostly but skies this morning. wrestlemania will be taking over wrestlemania a little later today. it will be a gorgeous one. warmer afternoon than friday. temperatures in the 50s. 53 in san francisco right now. 57 in concord. upper 50s in napa. santa rosa in the low 50s. we have partly cloudy skies over parts of the east bay. you can see livermore stretching in through and along 580 as you are approaching
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areas like tracy this morning down to san jose along the coastline. a little patchy fog. no where near what we had yesterday. it has to do with the system rolling through areas stretching into idaho as well as montana. we caught the tail end here. it was just enough to mix up the low cloud cover. many of us waking up with blue skies and sunshine where yesterday we had plenty of fog. the on shore breeze has died. the north wind will be with us today. we will be breezy for some, especially along the coastline. temperatures ranging at mid 60s at the coast to 80 in in-lying communities. mid 70s in richmond. at the east bay widespread 70s. 80 for brentwood. 79 in morgan hill for the second half of your day. upper 70s in saratoga, 76 in sunnyvale, 72 in san mateyo. the extended forecast here with the bay area weekend always in
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view, slightly warmer tomorrow before we cool it down as we get into the businessweek. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary. well, we want to talk wrestling now. >> wrestlemania. the event allows fans to get up close and personal with their favorite wrestle stars, more specifically wrestlemania access began thursday and continues through tomorrow at the san jose convention center. >> let's go to paul chambers who has been there. you are getting in trouble everywhere you go, paul! >> reporter: mike, i didn't want to offend you earlier. this kind of match is a guy and a girl against a guy and a girl. that is why i didn't want you to comment. check it out! this is the first of three sessions here today. i tell you, the opportunity to get to meet your favorite stars. you can see a lot of memorabilia. even live matches. there are live matches.
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if you have an opportunity to see what a going on, i tell you what, you have to check it out. i am here with these guys that are the tag team champions. i will tell you, this is the kid! here is deal. check it out. we have been talking about you. they are going against you guys for the championship. >> they who? >> reporter: i don't know, who? >> do you think uso is affecting the championships? >> reporter: well, the fans are booing uso. it may be the beginning of a new trend. >> his wife is one of the divas. what is it like being on the diva show? >> it is awesome. if you see me on there, i am probably in a lot of trouble. if you are a married man you
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are probably in trouble, too. it comes with the territory. >> reporter: what is it like being here at a world champion in san francisco? >> see how awesome it is? it is great to be in access. we have the great estefans and all the -- greatest fans. the fans love it. >> reporter: they are the fans and these are the champions right here. they will be at wrestlemania tomorrow defending the championships. i think they are taking it home. does the crowd here think they are taking it home? [ cheering & applause ] >> reporter: all right. that says it, folks. this is the real belt. this is the one i am taking home and bringing it back to you. >> taking it home? >> reporter: we are taking it home! [ laughing ] >> good luck with that! >> reporter: they won't let me, but i will find a way, guys! >> be careful, paul that. is heavy. >> you better duck out there. >> don't ask the wrong
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questions. >> you will be body slammed in about five seconds. >> we are worried for your safety. be careful. >> should be a fun weekend down there. we will be right back after the break.
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. all right. it is time for ticket give away. to enter go to ktvu.com and fill out the entry form. you must also enter the word "sail." each prize has a proximate retailer value of $60. the winner will be selected by random drawing on march 30th. you can see all the official rules on ktvu.com. >> well down, girls. well, there have been a lot of nice days on the bay. >> and guess what, we have another one coming our way for the afternoon today. temperatures around the bay will be warmer than what we had yesterday. upper 70s in the forecast. mostly sunny skies and slightly warmer for the second half of the weekend, then we pull it down into monday but let's
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enjoy the weekend. >> fantastic. thank you, rosemary and thank you. that is all we have for you on this mornings on 2. >> we will see you back here tomorrow morning! allie rasmus will be live at the rock & roll marathon half marathon. where are we going? >> and wrestlemania access in and an unusual four-legged fashion show. you won't want to miss it. have a great day and enjoy your saturday. huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know words really can hurt you? what...? jesse don't go! jesse...no! i'm sorry daisy, but i'm a loner. and a loner gotta be alone. heee yawww! geico.
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