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no! get those lights off! >> the latest from the campaign trail ahead of the upcoming races in nevada and south carolina. this and morning ahead on "mornings on 2". this is ktvu "mornings on 2". >> 7:00 on this monday morning. i am gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i am dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. weather first. steve paulson has your forecast. back to quiet. >> yeah. >> warm again. so, you know, our rain last week looks like it was one and a half and done. that one on friday wasn't much. the breeze will pick up. a few high clouds and patchy low clouds. a little bit around mountain view and san jose. big milk 75. good morning, sp. good morning, big millioning. and the morning crew as well. gorgeous 50-degree morning at twin peaks. that's a pretty picture. thank you for that. carrie brown said good morning, sp, is it may already?
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come on rain. i don't see it this week. dry week. end of the week maybe, friday, saturday, signs of a system to the north. i doubt it does much. we will keep a tabs on it. until then a dry and warmer forecast. patchy low clouds in there. a few high clouds. overall, everything says dry weather. in fact, a little bit of an offshore breeze as well. napa airport 37. santa rosa at 39. a little bit of fog petaluma and san jose as well. 30s up into the mendocino county, lake kir. except for the higher clouds. the ridge of high pressure sends most everything to the north expect the higher clouds. a little warmer. the breeze picks up in the hills. 60s, 70s. sal, you have had fremont, walnut creek. still walnut creek or what? >> we have slow traffic everywhere it seems. 580 westbound in oakland there
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is an unconscious person on 580 no 98. looks like it could be a medical emergency. whatever it is it's slowing traffic on 580 as a lot of the emergency vehicles are there. so is chp. now, we have been looking at some other things. steve mentioned walnut creek. southbound 680 is a mess on 680 southbound from 242 all the way down to walnut creek. highway 37 slow traffic because of a truck accident right near highway 121 westbound from vallejo is going to be slow. let's move along and take a look at the pictures that we have. bay bridge is backed up. there was an accident at one of the toll lanes, although it's not really adding so much to the delay. and in san jose traffic is okay. let's look at the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 is busy. san jose has a new crash northbound 280 near saratoga exit. 7:02. back to the desk. and to the latest in a deadly shooting at a mcdonald's parking lot in san francisco. the shooting happened right
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across the street from a police station. the killer has not been caught. ktvu's alex savidge live there now. police are saying they may know the motive for this killing, alex? >> reporter: well, good morning. they think this may be gang related. they are not saying why they have that indication. i did hear back a short time ago for the spokesman from the san francisco police department. all he told me was there is no updated this morning on this investigation. detectives, we understand, pouring over surveillance video from this mcdonald's, from other nearby stores, trying to figure out who the shooter was. this person walked up to a car that was coming out of the drive through here and opened fire on that car. look at where this happened. this is just across the street from the northern police station here. officers inside heard the gunfire. yesterday at about 3 afternoon, this is mere fillmore and turk. the shooter walked up to that car and fired on the man who was sitting in the passenger's seat. he collapsed on the sidewalk
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and died later at the hospital. the shooter ran over to a waiting car and sped off. investigators say they will be looking at whether this killing was gang related. >> this is unfortunate circumstance any time someone gets the shot like this. whether or not he was targeted, you know, it is an on going investigation. that will be determined later. >> and that getaway car that was used in this killing is described as a grey sedan. it may be a honda, possibly a toyota, and it had black paper plates on it with gold lettering. according to witnesses, that car that sped off with the shooter inside, it had a total of four men inside the car. one of them apparently was wearing a ski mask. of course people who live in the western addition neighborhood are stunned by this violence, which obviously played out in the middle of the day on a busy street across from a police station. we don't have any official word
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on who the victim was in yesterday's shooting. our crew out here last night says there were a number of people at this scene who believe they know the victim and they say that he is a 26-year-old young man who grew up right here in this neighborhood. >> alex, thank you. to the east bay where today we expect more details from hayward police about the discovery of the body of a missing san jose woman. stacey aguilar's body was found saturday afternoon. she was last seen leaving a party in hayward with her boyfriend sunday, february 14. her family reported her missing the next day. police haven't yet said where her body was found, but they do say they believe her death is a homicide. there will be an autopsy to determine how she died and police are expected to say more at a news conference this afternoon. time is now 7:05. new this morning from fremont a man is in the hospital after crashing his car into a tree and police say he may have been racing. the crash scene has been cleared in sequoia. just look at this damage.
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this happened 10:30 last night. a witness told police that a lincoln town car and another car accelerated quickly after the traffic light turned green. the driver of the town car lost control and slammed into that tree and the car split in half. >> we estimated the speed at 70 plus based on skids, and then when you look at the amount of impact damage, he hit the tree, it basically sheered the motor from the front of the vehicle. the motor actually, after the impact, continued past where the car had actually stopped. >> incredible pictures. the driver has two broken legs, a broken arm and clavicle. police say the second car stopped at the scene. neither driver has admitted to racing. 7:06. can donald trump make it three in a row? republicans are gearing up for tomorrow's caucuses in nevada. doug luzader reports from washington. >> reporter: this is a question of momentum for the frontrunners
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and for donald trump this is all about the power play even when there is no actual power. >> because to put them in their jails -- >> when the lights out in georgia on donald trump last night, he used it to fire up the crowd even when they came back on. >> no! get those lights off! >> reporter: that may be the first time trump shied away from the spotlight. his political instincts seem to be on point, scoring a win in south carolina on saturday in a contest that saw marco rubio come in a surprising second and jeb bush drop out. trump is well positioned to win tomorrow's nevada caucuses and from there heading into super tuesday he may be tough to stop. >> donald trump is in a commanding position now. could change, but a very strong one. and hillary clinton you think is headed to the nomination, but her only constituency looking at the exit polls is african-americans where she has strong majorities. >> reporter: but that will be crucial for clinton heading
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into saturday's democratic primary in south carolina. after her big win in nevada over the weekend, she will be in california today tapping into the well healed donors who have largely fueled her campaign. sanders stayed on the trail in south carolina where he is making an electability argument. >> if you look at national polls and want a candidate who is going to defeat donald trump, you're looking at that candidate. >> [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: and at this point sanders would be happy to have a strong second place showing in south carolina. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. one day after her win in nevada democratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton brought her campaign to the bay area. she made stops in atherton, menlo park and piedmont. her fundraising trip through california continues today with a visit to southern california. meanwhile, across the bay in san francisco bernie sanders supporters hosted a tongue in cheek $27 fundraiser
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highlighting the importance of small contributions. they say they are looking forward to the south carolina primary on saturday. time is now 7:08. a bay area lawmaker state senator steve glazer wants to make it easier for cal state students to take the classes they need to graduate. csu says 19% of cal state freshmen graduate in four years. there has been an effort to improve that number. the "l.a. times" reports senator glazer is expected to introduce a bill today that would give students who are on track to graduate priority in getting classes and they would also get extra counseling. 7:09. we are learning more about an uber driveway accused of killing six people during a shooting rampage in michigan. what authorities are saying about a possible motive. we are also live near the bay bridge where there is concern this morning that pieces of concrete could fall from one of the tunnels. what caltrans is doing to stop
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it from happening. good morning. we are looking at a commute where traffic is going to be busy if you are driving on many of these commutes, including 280 in the south bay. a little bit of fog, but overall mostly clear. it's a full moon this morning, by the way. it will be also full sunshine and warmer temps. we will have that and more coming up.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". time now 7:12. a piece of falling concrete fell from a bay area bridge tunnel. this may be more widespread than first thought. ktvu fox 2's brian flores joining us live. what caused that concrete to fall in the first place? >> reporter: well, according to caltrans, david, the combination of rain, leaks and corrosion. as we take a look behind me, take a look at the eastbound yerba buena tunnel, a piece of
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concrete fell onto a woman's car a month ago. caltrans says it could possibly happen again but they are working on stopping it. according to "the chronicle," there are 12 spots that they found where concrete could potentially fall. the paper says this was discovered after doing some follow-up tests from an incident on january 30th where a woman was driving, again in the eastbound tunnel, and approximately two feet piece of concrete fell close to smashing her car. it caused about $3,000 worth of damage. the paper says the problem may lie in possible leaks in more than 200 drain openings. the water is apparently seeping through the upper deck and may have affected the steel rebar on the lower deck. now, at this point caltrans tells "the chronicle" they plan on bringing specialized x-ray equipment to find significant cracks. they say right now there is no immediate danger to the commuters. we will stay on top of this
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story this morning. back to you. >> all right. brian flores. thank you. starting today drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians on san francisco's mission street will see some big changes that are aimed at improving both traffic and safety. transit crews are transforming a two and a half mile stretch of mission street between 11th and randall. the biggest difference will be for drivers heading southbound on mission. one of two lanes is being turned into a bus-only lane. crews will begin painting those lanes red today. also right and left turn restrictions in both directions. 7:14. sal, are you working your magic at the toll plaza? >> i am trying. sometimes it doesn't work. you know what? right now it's backed up as it normally would be. so we don't have to worry about anything unusual. that's what drivers hate. unusual things. it's kind of a normal commute here at the bay bridge toll plaza, which is nice. you can see traffic is backed up. it's a 15 to 20-minute delay. i want to mention one of the
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worse commutes right now is highway 37. westbound 37 we had an earlier truck crash. that has been gone. traffic very slow out of vallejo. no major problems in san francisco any more, but 280 is still recovering from a crash near alameda. that crash is being cleared. all right. let's go to 280 picture in san jose. northbound 280 looks good. a crash northbound 280 near saratoga on the right shoulder. so far not affecting downtown traffic. let's go to steve in the weather center. >> thank you, sir. well, for what it's worth, i saw a one-year forecast for next january and it looks colder. for what it's worth. >> oh, okay. >> yes. which would mean we would be in a la nina pattern. we'll see. we'll see. one year out. hi, chelsea. the nine producer is waving at me. >> we're all in trouble. >> we are not. all right. nicole, who is in san lorenzo,
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warm, dry weather equals bored weatherman. sorry steve! i am frustrated. we need the rain. does not look like a rainy week. looks like a dry week. in fact, temperatures will be en the warm side for a while. there will be a weak system. maybe on friday, saturday. but i don't think it's going to do much. looking weak are and weaker here. tomorrow warmer. friday, saturday cooler with some clouds coming in. but the trend is to take these temps up. yesterday a lot of 60s. today upper 60s and low 70s, including santa rosa at 72. patchy low clouds aren't. i don't think it has a chance here. san jose mostly cloudy skies for a while. you see everything riding up over the ridge of high pressure. 38 napa. mendocino county cold 30s. 32 lake county. temperatures bump up pretty quick here except for the higher clouds streaming in. look to be favoring the peninsula and south bay. near 70 for highs. the breeze does pick up in the hills but it's a dry pattern
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and that's an offshore breeze. so 60s and 70s for your temps. low 70s, upper 60s. everyone's pretty close here. not much of a howling breeze yet. tonight it will show itself. as it does temperatures warm up. back to mostly sunny and warmer through midweek and probably beyond. >> okay. thank you. 7:17. an increased risk of cancer linked with certain types of chlorine in your home. the warning issued by the cdc this morning. guess what? the warriors get a new center. the new face just signed to the team, and who he is replacing for now.
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7:20. there is an online petition protesting san francisco's police officer return to the force. he tweeted comments critical of black lives matter demonstrations. an independent arbitrator reinstated white earlier this month. organizers of the petition hope it will encourage the city to challenge that order. happening today, san francisco police chief greg suhr is set to answer questions about racial bias and misconduct in his department. he will testify in front of a blue ribbon panel. the panel was established last year in response to a series of scandals, including the alleged exchange of racist text messages by a group of police officers. today's meeting is set for 2:30 at the public library.
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the pitfalls of social media. the district attorney's office announced a poster contest raising awareness about the possible risks. all the posters will be displayed in the county government center and the winner will get $1,000. the contest deadline is may 6. if you buy food from food trucks in berkeley, you will soon have to go someplace he is. off the grid is the company bringing food trucks to the city. they are closing their location at the north berkeley bart station. now, off the grid says business is slow at that location. there is not enough foot traffic in the area. they also say another reason for moving the trucks, the very high cost of health permits in berkeley. the final day for the food truck will be sunday, february 28. getting a new look now at what disney "star wars" land may look like. they released these renderings last night. construction on the 14-acre expansion is already underway. the two main rides in the new
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land will put fans in the cockpit of the millennium falcon and the other in the middle of a battle. friday disney announced that a "star wars" nighttime show is coming to the park this april. the giants full squad reports to spring training today. the first full workout will happen tomorrow. ktvu's joe fonzi is in giants camp. we will have a live report later on "mornings on 2: the 9". spring training is also officially underway. pitchers and catchers reported to mesa, arizona, on saturday. had their first official workout yesterday. the a's finished in last place in the american league west last season losing 94 games. this year 20 non-roster players were invited to spring training. time now 7:22. they call it the super bowl of racing and there were exciting during this year's daytona 500. >> here they come to the line!
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the daytona 500! bouncing off each other. unbelievable! >> i am excited. denny hamlin was crowned in year's winner. look how close this was. you can't get any closer. it's the first daytona win for hamlin in 11 tries. he has been dreaming of this day since he was in the second grade when he wrote a letter to himself wishing for a daytona victory. >> it's the pinnacle of my career for sure. i haven't got a championship yet and so this is obviously the biggest win for myself. >> martin truex jr. came in second followed by kyle busch. even though bay area native jeff gordon wasn't in a car at the daytona 500 after he retired last season, he was still there but in a different role. he was making the calls on tv during the race. warriors have a new center this morning. 6'10" anderson varejao.
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the warriors need help at center with bogut nursing a strained achilles. he wrote on instagram he is excited for the opportunity and promises to do his best to contribute in every way he can. the warriors reportedly waived jason thompson to make room on the roster. love is certainly in the air for a couple from washington state. they got married on a plane 35,000 feet in the air. the bride a flight attendant for alaska airlines. the plane was filled with passengers on a flight from los angeles to seattle, and they were watching as the bride walked down the aisle to sea "i do." >> it's been really overwhelming but exciting. i am glad we were able to share love and joy with people. it really touched people and made their flight a fun experience. >> that's for sure. she saws the idea came from her mom, who is battling stage four cancer, and wanted to be there with her.
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7:24. its the first morning commute with the new toll lanes on westbound 580. next we check with janine de la vega to show the changes drivers are going to see. a mass shooting in kalamazoo, michigan, was a uber driver. how the rideshare company is responding. good morning. we are looking at a commute where traffic in the east bay is not bad. as a matter of fact, this is a look at eastshore freeway. can you see traffic here is looking okay. mostly sunny. some fog san jose. also from petaluma, up to santa rosa, but signs point to a warm-up. more on that coming up.
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time is 7:28. we are starting you off with a live look at interstate 580234 livermore. this is where a new toll lane is now open in the westbound morning commute direction. this is what traffic looks like now. some people can use those lanes for free, dave. others will have to pay. in a few minutes, we are going to bring in janine de la vega. she is going to talk about the changes and the fees some drivers will notice. welcome back to "mornings on 2". 7:28 this february 22. i am gasia mikaelian. >> gay marriage good morning. i am dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve is trying hard to find some rain. >> i wish he would. i could get on my little soap
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box and give you a soliloquy. we don't have time. signs, but not until march. we do have fog. low clouds, fog from around parts of petaluma, up to santa rosa, and also san jose has had some low cloud deck around mountain view. it doesn't have much of a chance here, but it did settle in and that's probably going to hang around for a little bit. this is jake. i know he is talking about some of the fog up in santa rosa saying, a foggy morning south of santa rosa. 37 degrees. hello from ropo! i am pretty sure that's roener park. that's my guess. that's ropo. i didn't know that. marty bautista, this i do know. good morning, marty. clear with wispy fog fingers over the bay. so there is a little bit there. 47 degrees. definitely some 30s this morning. but a lot of those are now starting to warm up with little
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bit. except for a few high clouds and patchy low clouds, 38-39 napa and santa rosa. close for others. i know livermore's 41. petaluma was -- though gary said the fog lifted this. sebastopol 40. high pressure nose noses is in for four days. a dry pattern. upper 60s, low 70s. here is sal at 7:30. a busy monday morning. >> today is national margarita day, steve. after today's commute, people may need it. >> why is it national margarita day on a friday? >> i don't know. it probably falls on this day every year. we will have to wait for years for it to be on a friday. >> i look forward to that. >> me, too. on my facebook page people are coming in with fast and loose
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comments. let's take a look at what we have now. traffic is moving along relatively well in some areas, but not here. if you're a contra costa driver, we had an earlier crash. a line from the benicia bridge to alamo. a couple earlier crashes. everyone's on the road. if this is your commute or you know someone who drives on 2242 or 680 or highway 4, they might be in a bad mood today at the office. kind of leave them alone when you see them coming to the office, all right? by the copy machine, don't say anything. westbound bay bridge is backed up for normal delay about a 15 to 20-minute delay. that is more like a normal commute. in san jose, northbound 280 is beginning to get slow. we had some slow traffic approaching highway 17.
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7:31. back to the desk. >> sal, thank you. people in western michigan and around the country really shocked and stunned by the latest mass shooting. six people were shot and killed by a man who was driving for uber. ktvu foxx's allie rasmus in the newsroom. the motive is still a mystery? >> reporter: right, officials have not release an official motive. most of the people who knew 45-year-old jason dalton did not see this coming. some uber passengers say they noticed red flags the night of the shooting. he is a married father of two. he was working as on a uber driver before and during the attacks. he was picking up passengers on saturday night while this was unfolding. he will face murder and attempted murder charges today for shooting eight people in an apparent rampage. a prosecutor in the case says dalton's actions were intentional, deliberate, and quote coldly done. investigators believe he chose
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his victims at random. the first shooting happened around six saturday evening in kalamazoo. he shot a mother with three kids outside her apartment. she is expected to survive. another 14-year-old victim of the shooting is expected to survive. now, before the next shooting four hours later uber passengers say dalton picked them up in between killings. some passengers noticed he was acting strangely. >> maybe a mile from my house. he got a telephone call. after that telephone call he started driving really erratically. he was running stop signs. >> now, that passenger went on to explain that dalton continued to drive erratically and when he came to a brief stop after a harrowing ride the passenger jumped out of the car. uber's chief security officer issued a statement explaining the company is doing everything they can to help with the criminal investigation. uber also confirmed kaltschmidt dalton had passed a company background check. now, investigators say the father of two had no known
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history of mental illness and no prior criminal record. neighbors describe him as quiet and polite. the only unusual thing he used to do is occasionally shoot a gun outside the back door of his home. >> allie, thank you. 7:34. new westbound, press lanes on 580 in livermore are open this morning. on friday here on "mornings on 2" we showed you the eastbound express lanes open. ktvu fox 2's janine de la vega live from livermore. is this having an impact on traffic is far this morning, janine? >> reporter: gasia, traffic is actually looking great right now on 580. i was sort of surprised. i mean, not many cars right now. so it's really hard tell. i mean, on friday we were seeing a lot of brake lights and people stopping and a lot more congestion. we have a great view right now looking over what's new here. it's the westbound lane. that's the new express lane. not too many cars on it, but as you can see there are several
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cars zipping by using it. there is a total of three new lanes. as i mentioned, we were out here on friday and that's when the two express lanes on eastbound a 580 opened and all these lanes are free for carpoolers, buses, motorcycles, and those with clean air vehicles. solo drivers will have to pay a toll and the cost really investigator autos just depending on how -- varies depending how heavy the traffic is. these rains through 14 miles. they are supposed to ease congestion for the drivers commuting from stockton and tracy area. what you need to remember if you plan on using the lanes you need get a fast track flex device so you are not charged. solo drivers can use the old fast track. back out here live, you're looking at both those two new eastbound lanes that opened up on friday, and now the westbound lanes, which is the morning commute direction. and as you can see right now
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this morning commute is not bad at all. we're looking at the 580 westbound just approaching the north livermore avenue exit. so i'm not sure what it is beyond that. we also checked the prices as we were driving in and it really varies for the toll. we saw everything from like 50 cents to $1.50. it depends how far you travel while using that lane. that's what the fast track ends up charging you if you are a solo drive. gasia. >> thank you. former state senator leland yee is set to be sentenced this week. the 67-year-old pleaded guilty to racketeering, money laundering and bribery charges last he year after being caught up in an undercover fbi sting. prosecutors are seeking an eight year prison sentence. his attorneys are arguing for short are punishment and asking the judge to take into account that yee's life is ill with lymphoma. time is 7:36. the eight remaining members of the u.s. supreme court are
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going back to work today for the first time since their colleague, justist antonin scalia died. with justice scalia laid to rest the focus shifts to the contentious battle about who is going to replace him. president obama is whittling down a number of possible nominees. on friday the president was seen at the white house carrying a thick binder with the resumes of people who the white house says may be worthy of consideration. >> the president will consult a wide variety of individuals with a wide variety of perspective as he contemplates his nominee to fill the vacancy on the supreme court. >> now, president obama promises he will not name nate someone who is so qualified that even his political opponents will support. the president has not said when he will reveal his nomination. meantime, some california wineries say a decision made by justice scalia is something they will never forget because of the tremendous impact it had on
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their business. justice scalia played a key role in allowing wineries to sell to customers outside of california. one of the plaintiffs in that case back in 2004 is a winery owner in lodi. >> it's really different when you're in court because you broke a law versus if you're in court because you're trying to change the law. >> justice scalia swerved as a swang vote. it now allows california wineries to pack and ship wine to others states. happening today the city of san francisco is set to consider raising the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. san francisco would join the city of berkeley and unincorporated santa clara county in raising the age to buy cigarettes. a committee of the board of supervisors will look at the orderrens today. they have received a letter from a tobacco lobbying group that says the ordinance contradicts
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state law. nima santa cruz community you're warned don't feed deer after a mountain lion was spotted over the weekend. it was spotted on escalona drive near highway 1 saturday afternoon. state fish and wildlife wardens tranquilize the animal and took it back to its natural habitat. they found a deer carcass nearby. they think the mountain lion was attracted to the area because there are a lot of deer there. first say it appears people in the area were feeding deer, which is both illegal and it's dangerous. 7:39. new this morning starbucks is changing its loyally rewards program. taking a recommendation from its customers and tweaking how it rewards its most loyal visitors. plus, it has been 47 years since apollo 10 flew behind the moon. now we are finding out about something the crew heard on that flight and why it took so long for the public to find out about. about. good morning.
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we are looking at an east bay commute that is getting more crowded along interstate 80 and some of the other commutes that are not good. we will tell you more about that straight ahead. speaking of the moon, it's full this morning at 10:20. if you have some fog, and there is some out there, you can probably see it. we will talk about that and what looks to be a dry but warmer forecast.
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7:42. trading underway on wall street for a little more than an hour and take a look at this number. the dow is up just more than 200 points. the story is similar for the s&p and the nasdaq. each of those indexes also up by about 1.25%. at the opening bell, all 30 stocks in the dow jones
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industrial registered gains i into. 7:42. hope you had a good time at the chinese new year parade in san francisco. it was spectacular. it wound through the streets of chinatown over the weekend. we had a great time. sea, there was a lot of that. the fireworks and the dragon parade and tons and tons of people, lots of color. it was just a really great night. clear skies. gasia, her fans were everywhere, falling over her, trying to see her and sal. i loved all the different floats and colors. we took tons of pictures. we met a lot of you and a lot of us got off our cable car and shook hands. it was just a great night. a fantastic night for the chinese new year's parade. the parade traces its roots back to the 1860s. this, of course, the year of the monkey. one of the 12 signs of the chinese zodiac. people born in this year are
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said to be ambitious, inventive, and gifted. >> if you do not follow this guy on facebook, you need to. >> oh. >> bring up some of the pictures we were taking out there. two ktvu cable cars where we were. here we see from the left rosemary, dave clark, alex savidge, brian flores, there's me and janine de la vega. my twin. people were yelling hi janine to me and hi gasia to her. >> this is at pre-party. the reception. you see sal. you think sal's happy in that picture? >> he is always happy. >> maybe. >> yes, you were, sal. claudia and gasia on the other side of the room at the time. a lot of good food, a lot of good people. >> mike mibach was there. it's great to see you guys. come out to the parade. those of you who respond to us on instagram and facebook and twitter. we had a great time. i am sure you did as well. the weather could not have been more perfect. right, sal? >> it was grat.
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i have been at one of those parades where it rained before. >> totally different story. >> you know, dave, i'm going to post one of those pictures on my facebook page, too. >> there you go. >> my viewers want to see that, too. >> they do. good morning everybody. let's look at what we have. we have slow traffic all over the place. on the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze, a 42-minute drive. today's a moderate day. it hasn't been the wide worse day we have seen. on the bay bridge toll plaza a 0-minute delay. if we go to the maps i can show you that the road sensors are fire up after the livermore area. 680 from the dublin area to pleasanton is slow. and this area here, boy, 680 slow from the benicia bridge to alamo. highway 4 is slow.
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contra costa drivers 680, highway 4 in this area bad commute. highway 24 not great either. a lot of people might not be in a great mood at the office if they did this commute in their car. let's go to steve now in the weather is center. >> sal, thank you sir. some fog this morning. you know up in the north bay and around san jose. but it will burn off. willits and mendocino county, some fog there. stay was the first to report fog. that was early, early. since then it's filtered in a little bit. currently 37. calm, mostly clear in clearlake. high 72. warmer temps this week. i agree with that. mid 70s possibly today in gilroy and santa cruz. except for the fog we have good to go. doesn't look like anything's visiting us any time soon. still a few 30s. napa's in there. santa rosa. 40s to 50s for some. had some upper 30s in the
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eastbound east bay as well. 40 in danville. 49 in brentwood and anitoch. 16 truckee. 36, 39 from ukiah up to arcata. 32 at cobb mountain. that was the coldest so far in lake county. except for a few high clouds and patchy fog, temperatures are bumping up slowly. so mostly sunny and a little warmer here. patchy morning fog. the breeze picks up in the hills. that will be offshore. a dry pattern. so 60s and 70s. upper 60s. low 70s. that fog will burn off here, i would think, by 9:00. warmer "formation" morgan hill, gilroy and santa cruz. quiet week. dry week. maybe mid 70s by middle of the week. >> feels like we are back to two years ago. >> i know. it does. unfortunately. >> thank you. time is now 7:47.
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apple versus the fbi. people and companies taking sides, and this morning apple's ceo explains the company's decision. pam cook's back in the studio with the latest on apple's role in the investigation of that mass shooting in santa barbara. >> reporter: yeah, it centers around information on one of the shooter's iphones. we have the e-mail from apple's ceo to apple employees. he says this is about much more than a single phone or a single investigation. he says he is resisting the court order to unlock information on the choleras iphone because it could is set what he calls a dangerous legal precedent that threatens everyone's civil liberties. the apple e-mail comes out one day after the head of the fbi says the agency owes it to victims of the santa barbara attack to follow up on every possible lead. 14 people died in that shooting last december, and the fbi believes critical information about the shooter and the events leading up to the massacre may be on that cell phone.
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now, privacy advocates say they will gather at apple stores across the country tomorrow. the group called fight for the future is organizing what it calls a show of support for apple's standens the u.s. government. so far demonstrations are planned in 30 cities around the world, including san francisco and palo alto. apple's ceo tim cook says the special software the fbi is asking for could also be used to break into millions of other iphones. so far, executives from google, twitter, facebook, mozilla, they've all come out in support of apple. now, in answer to the question, can it be done? tim cook's e-mail says yes, apple could create an entirely new operating system that would undermine the security features it currently has, but that the only way to guarantee such a powerful tool is an abuse and doesn't fall into the wrong hands is to never create it. so again an issue of national
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security at hand. >> okay. >> and it continues. >> thank you, pam. 7:49. when apollo 10 bend around the far side of the moon in 1969 the astronauts heard what they called outer space music. >> hear that? woo! >> the crew was cut off from all communication from earth while hearing the noises. recordings and transcripts of the conversations while on the dark side of the moon had been classified for years. they were recently rediscovered and they are the focus of an episode of the science channel series nasa's unexplained files. scientists still have no solid explanation for what the crew heard. >> i have to see this. i thought there was nothing, sound or anything else in space. okay. time is 7:50. one of the most popular breakfast pastries is a hot topic at one of the world's biggest retailers. why a grocery store in the u.k. will no longer sell those curved croissants. look at the meeting of a
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lifetime. unbride ald joy. a 106-year-old woman gets one on one time with president obama and the first lady and a dance. up next, what it took to make this happen.
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a new survey of the santa clara jail system finds inmates often don't file complaints because they fear retaliation. a citizens commission surrounded is said almost 1,000 prisoners.
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inmates said they had given up on make complaints because of fears of losing their privileges or being beaten by guards. the jail system has been under increased scrutiny. sheriff lori smith told the paper that lost complaint collection boxes are being installed so inmates can feel suffer. lumber liquidator stock plunged in trading. the cdc now says people exposed to certain types of the company's laminate north georgia were three times more likely to get cancer than the agency previously predicted. lumber liquidators says the cdc's revised calculation overestimates any potential health risk from their products and it's encouraged that cdc is seeking a broader review of their conclusions. shares of lumber liquidators slid 14% an hour before the
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market opened. at this moment they are down almost 17%. security very tight right now inside a massachusetts hotel where bill clinton's wife, camille, is due to answer questions this morning under oath. now, seven women are suing bill cosby saying he defamed them by calling them liars after they went public with allegations of assault. lawyers for the cosbys tried to have the subpoena thrown out saying mrs. cosby has no relevant information. a judge ruled this morning's deposition in springfield can proceed. there is a new study by usc concluding hollywood does look diversity. the study looked at 414 films and shows that aired between 2014 and 2009. researchers analyzed more than 11,000 speaking characters for gender, racial, sexual, and ethnic reputations. they found that a third were woman. only 28% were minorities. it also found just 2% were
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lgbt. the study by usc comes as the academy awards, as you know, are being the criticized for their lack of diverse nominees. time is 7:55. watch. here is a long life dream fulfilled. a 106-year-old woman can not contain her joy as she meets president obama. >> hi! >> how are you? >> i'm fine. >> so nice to see you. >> i am so honored. >> want to say hi to michelle? >> of course. she went to the white house as part of black lives matter history month celebrations. this was posted on the white house facebook page last night. she said she didn't think she would live to see a black president. they break into a little dance right there. >> that's just classic. >> love it. so much joy that time is 7:56. what's getting interesting in the race to the white house,
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ahead you'll hear an outburst from donald trump. also, how hillary clinton is regaining her frontrunner status. plus, san francisco police, they are continuing to search this morning for the person who shot and killed a man in the drive through of this mcdonald's yesterday afternoon. we will tell you about the leads investigators have here coming up. good morning. we are looking at a morning commute that is going to be slow in many areas, including the san mateo bridge. some patchy fog out there. no rain in the forecast. warmer temps are in the forecast. we will show you how much and how long.
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there is concern that pieces of concrete could fall from a tunnel. plus, mystery surround the death of a young san jose woman whose body was found in a east bay parking lot. details on what police know so far. this is ktvu "mornings on 2". >> good morning. welcome to monday, february 22nd. i am dave clark. >> i am gasia mikaelian. we will get you out the door with weather and traffic and once again you don't need that jacket. right, steve? >> not a rain jacket. that's for sure. a little chilly for some. it's going to be sunny and warmer for everybody here. some of that fog looks likes it's lifting. some in the north bay, around san francisco and towards san jose. the pattern last week was one for the books. record heat, wind, rain. this week looks quiet. there might be a system late friday, saturday. to be honest, it does not look like it will do much. dry, warmer forecast.
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mid 70s coming in. yesterday 60s. today we will bump these up. upper 60s and low 70s. a little bit of that fog there, but now with sunrise earlier and the days longer it doesn't take long to burn it off. and you can see everything rides up and over the ridge of high pressure. starting to bounce off the morning lows already. had some 30s. plenty from north to south. but now looking at a lot of 40s. no 30s on the peninsula. it was close for wood sited and palo alto, menlo park and los altos. now low-to-mid 40s to 50 in pacifica already. a few high clouds. the pattern shows everything going up and over the ridge of high pressure. mostly sunny. a little warmer. upper 60s, low 70s. patchy morgue fog -- morning fog. -60s to low 70s. sal, 8:01. things better or still kind of dicey? >> they are a little better, steve. right now we have slow traffic out there. we are going to look at the east
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bay and 7880 is slowing out of -- 880 is slowing out to the oakland coliseum. it gets better after high street. it is still going to be slow. at the bay bridge toll plaza there is a wait. it's a 15 to 20-minute delay. we don't see any lightning up. at 8:00 sometimes we get there. it's not there just yet. the 680 continues to be a terrible commute. it's backed up from highway 4 on down to danville. so 242 is also slow. highway 4's had some problems. highway 4 has got a late commute from pittsburg to bay point, and we had a couple of incidents there. nothing too major, but this whole commute has been terrible. 8:02. back to the desk. >> tough to hear. a piece of concrete fell from a bay bridge tunnel. it barely missed hitting a car. >> now caltrans says the problem of potentially loose concrete could be worst than first
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thought. brian flores with more. >> reporter: good morning to you guys. and the issue involves years and years of rain and it's effected on our aging infrastructure from the bay area. we are live on yerba buena island. this is traffic going into oakland this morning. while we have the new eastern span of the bridge, the tunnels may need work. on january 30th a two foot piece of concrete from the lower tunnels of the bay bridge fell onto the roadway. it narrowly missed a driver who had no time to maneuver around it. she ran over the piece. it caused three grand in damage. after further inspection of the tunnels, after this incident, caltrans crews found at least 12 other spots where concrete could potentially fall. the chronicle reports there are possible leaks in more than 200 drain openings in the upper deck. that water is seeping through and corroding some of the corrugated rebar on the lower deck. at this point though caltrans
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says there was no immediate concern for motorists. part of the plan includes possibly bringing in x-ray equipment to check if there are any cracks and also replacing some of the mason pads with rubber ones. it could require a lane closure as well. we have tried calling caltrans to get reaction to the story. we have not heard back this morning. we will hopefully hear from them and bring you another report on ktvu "the 9". back to you. >> yeah. i would like to hear if they have seen similar problems with new bridges or new structures here in the bay area or if this is something that is really out of the ordinary. looks like brian is having hard time. we will let you go. thank you. 8:04. new this morning from fremont a man is hospitalized after crashing his car into a tree. police say he may have been racing. the crash scene has been cleared. this is the damage that was
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done. it happened 10:30 last night. one witness told police a lincoln town car and another car accelerated quickly after the traffic light turned green. the driver of the town car lost control and slammed into the tree and the car split in half. >> we estimate the speed at 70 plus, based on skids. when you look at the amount of impact damage, he hit a tree. it basically sheered the motor from the front of the vehicle. the motor actually, after the impact, continued past where the car had actually stopped. >> the driver has two broken legs, a broken arm, and a broken clavicle. police say the second car did stop at the scene. neither driver has admitted to racing. our time is 8:05. san francisco police searching for the gunman who shot and killed a man in a mcdonald's parking lot in broad daylight. >> investigators say they are surprised it happened where it did because that's right across the street from a police station. ktvu's alex savidge live in san francisco. police at this point say they
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have some idea what may have been the motive, alex? >> reporter: right. good morning to both of you. they believe this may have been a gang-related killing that played out here, of course, in broad daylight in the middle of a busy street on fillmore and right in the drive-thru of this mcdonald's just behind us here. that's where the shooting happened. i heard just a short time ago back from san francisco police, a spokesman told me no updates so far this morning on the investigation. so the search continues for the person who opened fire on a car as it was pulling out of this drive-thru restaurant. this is just across the street from the francisco police department's northern station. this happened just about three in the afternoon yesterday. this is right near the intersection of fillmore and turk. the shooter apparently walked right up to that car as it was leaving the drive-thru area and the person opened fire on the man sitting the passenger's seat. he was hit several times. he collapsed nearby on the sidewalk and died later on at
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the hospital. the shooter, meantime, ran around the corner and then hopped into a waiting car, which sped off. detectives now are going over surveillance footage from this area hoping to be able to identify the shooter. >> reviewing all the video footage of not only the shooting scene, but the escape path that the suspect took. >> reporter: and that getaway car police are searching for is described as a grey sedan, possibly a honda or toyota. it had black paper plates on it with gold lettering. according to witnesses, there were a total of four men inside of that car. one apparently wearing a ski mask. of course, as you can well imagine, people who live nearby were stunned. so again the search is continuing for the shooter here. investigators working on leads. we are not getting any official
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word about the identity of the victim, the man who was shot and killed yesterday. but our crew who was here last night said that many people believe they know who this man is and they say he is 26 years old and group up here in this neighborhood. >> meanwhile, it's business as usual behind you at the mcdonald's? >> reporter: the drive-thru, it is open this morning for business. it is true. life sort of going on in this area. a lot of people certainly surprised by what played out here in the middle of their neighborhood yesterday, and probably a lot of people concerned because this would appear to be targeted attack. a person walks up to the car and opens fire on one particular person in the car h you have so many innocent people around, it raises quite a bit of concern. >> it does. alex, thank you. our time is now 8:08. today we expect more details on the hayward -- from the hayward police department. the body of stacey aguilar was
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found saturday afternoon. she was last seen leaving a party with her boyfriend february 14. her family reported her missing the next day. police haven't said where her body was found, but they believe her death is a homicide. there will be an autopsy to determine how she died. the police will be holding a news conference this afternoon. time is 8:09. we are learning more details about a michigan man who is also an uber driver arrested after a killing a.m. what police are now saying about a possible motive. another republican presidential candidate is out while the race among the democrats keeps the heating up. our election coverage is after the break. good morning. we are looking at a commute here and traffic is still very slow. in fact, it's become a little slower here on 237 heading into the valley. it's like a quiet week. we have some fog around. a little bit here and there, hither and yon. we will show you warmer temps on the way.
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welcome back. 8:12. can donald trump make it three in a row? >> republicans are gearing up for tomorrow's caucuses in nevada after big wins over the weekend for trump and hillary clinton. doug luzader reports from washington. >> this is a question of momentum for the frontrunners and for donald trump this is all about the power play even when there is no actual power.
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>> because to put them in our jails, they didn't pay the electric bill. >> reporter: when the lights went out in georgia on donald trump last night he used it to fire up the crowd even when they came back on. >> no! get those lights off! >> reporter: that may be the first time trump shied away from the spotlight. his political instinct seemed to be on point scoring a decisive win in south carolina on saturday in test that saw marco rubio come in a surprise second and jeb bush dropped out. from there heading into super tuesday, trump may be hard to stop. >> donald trump is in a commanding position now. a very strong one. and hillary clinton i think is headed to the nomination, but her only -- >> that is crucial for clinton headed into the democratic primary in south carolina after her big win in nevada over the weekend. she will be in california today
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tapping into the well healed donors who have largely fueled her campaign. sanders relying on smaller donors stayed on the trail in south carolina where he is making an electability argument. >> if you look at national polls and you want a candidate who is gonna defeat donald trump, you're looking at that candidate. >> [cheers and applause]. >> reporter: at this point sanders would be happy to have a strong second place showing in south carolina. >> all right. just a day after her primary win in nevada, hillary clinton came back to the bay area. yesterday she stopped in atherton, menlo park and pead monday. today clinton's fundraising trip through california continues with a stop in southern california. across the bay in san francisco bernie sanders supporters hosted a $7 fundraiser highlighting the importance of small contributions to sanders' campaign. they say they are looking
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forward to the south carolina primary on saturday. time is 8:14. hopefully we are looking forward to better traffic news, sal. stuff has been happening in our morning commute. yeah. it's been pretty heavy. i have been looking at one of the trouble spots here, which is 680. a lot of people in bad moods because of that. i want to mention that there are other commutes we want to get to. 680 southbound takes the cake when it comes to the commute to walnut creek. now, part of it was there was an earlier accident. it's been gone nor a while. once you get started on the bad note there, it takes so long to recover. let's take a look at the bay bridge now. that traffic is going to be busy as you drive through this area. there have been no major problems on the bridge getting into san francisco, but we're not getting the light commute in the 8:00 hour that, you know, i'd like to see. i'd like to see it clear up. but it hasn't yet. we are also looking at 880 north and southbound here. you see slow traffic on
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northbound 880 as you drive from san lorenzo up to about high street. it's 8:15. let's go to steve in the weather center. all right, sal, thank you, sir. a little bit of fog here to join the monday morning party. took a while to get going. san jose was the first to report it. now it's been dancing around a little bit. have some over the bay in san francisco. there was some from petaluma. santa rosa a little bit out in the east bay. stacey thompson said a little bit of fog out here. it's going to be a beautiful day. happy monday. i agree. lm with a question. is it okay to remove the frost blankets from plants in newark? i'll say yes. go for it. always a -- you're nervous in february. mostly sunny, warmer. even warmer tomorrow. cooler with clouds friday, saturday. some of that fog will probably played into the weather today. not so much tomorrow. the breeze is going to turn
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offshore. great looking front out yonder. it's going way up and over. 30s this morning from mendocino county, lake county to the santa cruz mountains and even down in the santa clara valley and in between. now 40s and 50s. 41 ucc. 16 in truckee. 38 in reno. it's going to be very warm in southern california. looking for santa ana wind. what's new down there? except for higher clouds, we are looking at a dry pattern. could be a weak system by friday, but it's looking like a dry week to me. in fact, temperatures will be with that high pressure building over us, as you know, and a little offshore breeze, looks like wednesday and thursday will probably be the warmest day even though interesting a few high clouds filtering through. patchy morning fog. the breeze in the hills not too bad. 60s and 70s. days are getting longer. that helps. the nights are not as long any more. 60s and 70s. mid 70s action at gilroy to
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santa cruz and even warmer over the next few days. 60s, 70s coast, city, and on the peninsula. if you like this kind of weather, all he'll love this week. >> did i hear you say offshore flow? >> yes. >> all right. thank you. time is 8:18. starting today drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians on san francisco's mission street are going to see changes aimed at improving traffic and safety. a two and a half stretch is being transformed. the biggest difference is drivers heading southbound on mission. one of the two lanes is being turned into a bus-only lane, and today crews will start painting those lanes red. there are also right and left turn restrictions in both directions. looks like trucks won't be at the -- off the grid the company bringing food trucks to the city is closing at the north berkeley bart station. off the grid says business is
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slow because there is not enough foot traffic in the area. they also say the high cost of health permits is another factor for the move. the last day for the food trucks is sunday, february 28. all right. time is 8:18. today is the first morning commute with the new toll lanes on westbound 580. in minutes, a live look on how traffic is flowing right now and what you may notice. tech companies are going all in when it comes to virtual reality. next in money business what samsung, facebook, and microsoft are doing with that technology.
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a look back at the opening bell earlier this morning, starting with smiles and smiles down to this very minute still. 8:22. we are seeing lots of green on wall street. the s&p, the dow, and the nasdaq all up by more than 1%. markets are reacting to a big jump in the price of crude oil futures. that's the price companies agree to pay producers in the weeks to come. crude oil selling $33 a barrel and future contracts are up as much as 7% today. that is likely to affect how much we pay at the pump, but analysts say we may not see gas prices go up until mid spring. gasoline prices holding steady. aaa says the average price $1.71. that's down from $1.85 a month ago. here in california the average
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price is $2.32 a gallon. around the bay area the san francisco average $2.47. in oakland it's $2.30. in san jose it's $2.39. at a recent action in arizona the classic firebird trans am from smoky and the band kit sold for $550,000. burt reynolds was will to hand over the keys. in florida, prices soared 30% over last year. the top seller was a 1970 plymouth baracuda. that sold for more than $2.5 million. now to modern day. samsung has the galaxy s7 and s7 edge. they look similar, but they have a smaller overhang on the camera lens. samsung says the biggest improvements is the camera shots taken in low light conditions.
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if you lose facebook messenger, you will see more changes, but this time it's for your privacy. facebook messing app allows now for one more user. you can send and receive messages without having several users get into each other's accounts. right now it's only available on android. yesterday mark zuckerberg revealed there is new technology that will automatically increase resolution of 360-degree video. that moons users who have virtual reality devices, you can look around and feel like you're present while you're watching a video. it will work with samsung's gear vr. that headset is powered by ok
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occulus. this is something like science friction. >> the international space station is using microsoft hololenss. it allows crews with -- it enables them with assistance when and where they need it. nasa says one of sidekick's mode of operation uses skype to eiland a ground operator to see what a crew member sees. the ground operator can provide real time guidance to help coach the crew member through a task. starbucks is changing the way it rewards loyal customers. starting in april they will give customers two stars for every one dollar they spend. right now people are rewarded for how many times they visit a starbucks. doesn't matter how much you buy. they earn a star for every visit and they need 12 stars to earn free food or a drink. the new program rewards customers for 125 stars. you and i both love food. this may not necessarily affect
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you, but there is a great debate voy croissants. >> they are not selling the curved ones. that has ignited a firestorm of controversy on social media. some french chefs are in a huff. they say keep the curve. >> yeah. keep the curve. time is 8:26. apple's ceo keeps fighting back against the government's request to get into a terrorist's iphone. neck what tim cook had to say this morning to his employees about this controversial move. happening today which bay area city could be the next to raise the legal tobacco smoking taige 21. richmond, san rafael bridge, if you are heading over to marin county, a little bit of a backup here. we 'talk a little bit more
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about this commute and some of the commutes in the north bay. except for the fog and low clouds, san jose being one, i know around the city as well, a little bit around it, starting to burn off most. a sunny and warmer day. how much warmer? we will take a look.
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a gun rampage left a michigan community stunned this morning. six people shot to death by a man who was driving for uber. >> allie, no word on a motive? >> no, no official word. although investigators, even though they have been cryptic about it, they have said that any gathered some information about what may have been going on with 45-year-old jason dalton's life. they haven't elaborated on a
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possible motive. the startling thing to investigators and the victims' families is that dalton appears to have chose on his shooting victims at random. there were three scenes and police say they can't find any obvious connection between the three groups of victim. he shot a mother of three while with her kids outside her apartment. she is expected to survive. then hours later dalton's accused of shooting five people at a car dealership and later a restaurant parking lot in kalamazoo, michigan. a 14-year-old girl is in the hospital in very serious condition. dalton was an uber driver. some past passengers said he appeared to come unhinged while driving passengers before the shooting. >> he got maybe a mile from my house. he got the a telephone call. after that telephone call he started driving really erratically. we were running stop signs. >> now, other passengers reported dalton picked them up during that four-hour period between the shooting at the apartment and the shooting at
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the car dealership. uber's chief security officer issued a statement offered offering condolences and explained they are doing everything they can to help with the criminal investigation. uber confirmed that dalton passed a company background check long ago and investigators say the father of who had no known history of mental illness, no prior criminal record. he was arrested without incident at a bar in kalamazoo about six hours after that first shooting began. but the prosecutor in the case says he is cooperating with investigators. so we may find out some more information about a possible motive, if there even is one. >> one of the youngest victims 17 years old. >> 14 years old. >> that's right. young children say they are afraid to go outside, afraid to go to school this monday morning. it startled the whole community because most of the people who knew this man, at least as an acquaintance, neighbors and such, didn't see any red flags. >> thank you. all right. back here at home at 8:31.
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let's check our weather now. >> steve paulson. >> all right. fog is a big story. overall, mostly sunny, warmer after we get the fog to lift. tomorrow looks to be warmer still. probably an offshore breeze, which means less fog coverage tomorrow and a little cooler friday, sea. temps today bumping up a little bit here. upper 60s to a few very low 70s. especially you can break through that cloud deck there. the low cloud deck. really that's kind of the only fly in the ointment. a few high clouds. the pattern is quiet and dry. 30s this morning for many. now 40s and 50s. some of that fog heading things back a little bit. it will start to lift here. mostly sunny and a little warmer after some of that patchy morning fog. breeze picking up in the hills. dry pattern for most of this week. so 60s and low 70s. sal, 8:32. >> a lot of the slow traffic in the east bay. 680 is taking a beating today. we had a crash.
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things are getting bear. it's just past 8:30 and we shouldn't be seeing all this slow traffic through here still on 680 to danville. 24 a mess. the east bay commute on 580 and 880 is slow. 580 is super slow out of san lorenzo. want to you can about the richmond bridge. 37 to central san rafael in marin county is better. highway 37 is is better than it was. it's been a slow commute there. to the bay bridge toll plaza that backed up for a 15-minute delay. we have seen some improvement here. and in san jose the slowest freeway is 101, but 280 out of downtown is not too bad up to highway 17. at 8:33, back to the desk. >> thank you. new this morning, we are getting word now that famed wine pioneer peter mondavi has died. mondavi was the found are of napa valley's charles krug
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winery. he revolutioned the way the wine industry used cold fermentation. he was also the first in napa to use french oak to age wines. peter mondavi died on saturday. he was 101 years old. a 20-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver in san jose just minutes after he was escaped from an suv that had just crashed. this happened 345 yesterday morning. ronald steven diaz was one of seven people inside an suv that overturned on interstate 280 at the connector to highway 87. diaz got out of the suv but was then hit by a passing car and the driver of that car kept on going. police say they don't have any information on the vehicle that hit him. the driver of the overturned suv was arrested on suspicion of dui. a man arrested in connection with a deadly stabbing. he is accused of stabbing two men outside of a bar on south white road just before
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1:00 saturday morning. both membership were rushed to the hospital. one later died. tafoya was arrested later in the day. time is now 8:34. former state senator leland yee scheduled to be sentenced this week. he pled guilty to charges of racketeering, money laundering and bribery last year after being caught up in an undercover fbi sting. prosecutors, they want an eight-year prison sentence for yee. yee's lawyers are arguing for a shorter punishment. they are asking a judge to take into account the fact that his wife is ill with cancer and needs help with her daily life. his sentencing is scheduled for wednesday. a new survey of the santa clara county jail system finds inmates don't file complaints because they fear retaliation. a citizens commission surveyed almost 1,000 prisoners. they said they gave up on making complaint because of fear of losing privileging os or being
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beaten by yards. three jail guards answeredly beat an inmate to death last year. in response, the sheriff told the newspaper locked complaint collection boxes are being installed in the jails. the company that made the rifle used in the sandy hook elementary school shooting wants a wrongful death lawsuit thrown out. it was filed by the families of the people killed in that 2012 massacre. the bushmaster ar-15 mass rifle they say is too dangerous to sell. a contreras-judge is set to hear arguments this afternoon. time is 8:36. eight remaining members of the u.s. supreme court go back to work today for the first time since their colleague justice antonin scalia died. now, with justice scalia laid
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to rest the focus shifts to that con ten issues battle over who is going to replace him. president obama is whittling down a number of possible nominees to a short list. on friday he was seen at the white house carrying that thick binder with the resumes of people who the white house says may be worthy of consideration. >> the president will consult a wide variety of individuals with a white variety of perspective as he contemplates his nominee to fill the vacancy on the supreme court. >> president obama promises he will nominate someone who is so qualified even his political opponents will support it. the president has not said when he will reveal his nomination. some california wineries say a decision made by justice scalia is something they'll never forget because of the tremendous impact it had on their business. justice scalia played a key role in allowing wineries to sell their products outside of california. one plaintiff in that case back
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in 2004 is a winery owner in lodi. >> it's really different when you're in court because you broke a law versus if you're in court because you're trying to change the law. >> justice scholarship served as a swing vote in a 5-4 decision. happening today the city of san francisco is set to consider raising the age to buy tobacco products from 18 up to 21. it would join the city of berkeley and unincorporated santa clara county in raising the age to buy cigarettes. a committee of the board of supervisors will look at the ordinance today. the examiner reports the city received a letter from a taco bell lobbying group saying the ordinance contradicts state law? it may be easier for students to get help. college officials are reaping out to an estimated 10,000 undergrads who could qualify
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for the california dream lean. it's a low interest loan for undocumented students studying at uc or csu campuses. the "l.a. times" reports governor jerry brown signed off on the program two years ago, but the money didn't become available until january. while supporters say the loans them immigrant students integrate into society, critics argue it will encourage illegal immigration. a bay area lawmaker wants to make it easier for scal state students to take classes they need to graduate. csu says 19% of cal state freshmen graduate in four years. the "l.a. times" reports senator glazer is expected to introduce a bill today that would give students on track to graduate priority in getting their classes and also give them some extra counseling. 8:39. we are still talking about the fun we had this weekend. san francisco's spectacular chinese new year parade wound through the cities of the city
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and chinatown over the weekend. >> firecrackers, drums, dancing lines and dragons highlight the parade. the parade traces its roots back to the 1860s. now, this year is the year of the monkey. one of the 12 ions of the zodiac. they are thought to be ambitious, inventive and gifted. we were out at the parade. >> yes wednesday. >> still picking the glitter from my hair. >> we were posing all over the place, in the cable car, hanging out together as we waved and met a lot of people in the crowd. >> it's so great to see so many people who say we start our mornings with you. it's such an honor from us to hear that straight from you. 8:40. a warning after a mountain lion was spotted over the weekend. what wildlife officials are warning santa cruz residents not to do. another new expressway lane
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opened on 580 this morning. we will tell you how it's affecting the commute. good morning. we are looking at a commute that is still very slow in some areas and 680 on the sunol grade moderate. we will tell you more coming up. mostly sunny. some fog out there. temperatures rebounding already. it will be a little bit warmer today and probably most of the week. more on that.
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welcome back. good news for you drivers if you use interstate 580. another express lane opened this morning. expected to ease traffic congestion in the try valley area. it comes with a prays, i know? >> reporter: yeah, if you're a solo driver you will get charged to use that express lane. we have seen some drivers, you know, take advantage of it. right now we don't see anybody on that westbound direction here on 580 and that express lane. it's really hard to judge if this is making a difference. the traffic is light. it's not that congested. this express lane on westbound 580 opened this morning at 5 a.m. that's the commute direction.
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it's aimed at helping the drivers who come in the morning from the central valley and tri-valley area. last friday two new eastbound express lanes opened. they run for 14 miles through dublin, pleasanton and livermore. they are free for carpoolers, buses, motorcycles and those with clean air vehicles. solo drivers will have to pay a toll and the cost varies depending how heavy the traffic is. a round trip could cost as much as $22. solar drivers are based on where they entered and exited lanes. if you plan on using these lips, get a fast track flex device so you won't get charged. solo drivers can still use the old fast track device. now, back out here live, i mean, take a look at the eastbound direction. it's on the left side of the screen and on the right is the westbound direction. virtually they look the same even though the westbound direction is where people
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coming on the community. so i am not sure what's happening here. last friday we were out here reporting about the eastbound lanes. the traffic was heavy here. it seems like this would make a difference. we are just gonna have to see how it goes. >> all right. and janine, do you think you can use your magic to keep traffic flowing like that out there? do you think you can could that? >> reporter: hopefully, yeah. >> yeah. >> reporter: maybe i am good luck or something because as soon as we have been out here, it's not that bad, as you mentioned. >> all right. janine de la vega. thank you. time is now 8:46. people in the santa cruz community, you're being warned don't feed the deer after a mountain lion was spotted over the weekend. it was spotted on escalona drive saturday afternoon in a residents neighborhood near highway 1. state fish and wildlife wardens tranquilized the lion and
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safely took it back to its natural habitat. they found a deer carcass nearby. they think the mountain lion was attracted it the area because there were a lot of deer. officials say it appears people in that area have been feeding deer. that's both illegal and dangerous. so don't do it. 8:47. sal is back. you're watching 880 and everything else? >> yeah. the east bay hasn't been great. i think maybe tomorrow we have the scene set for a better community than today in the east bay. so, you know, maybe on a tuesday it will be better. let's take a look at what we have now. this is a look at 880. some slow traffic there getting up to about high street. slows from san lorenzo. bay bridge has been heavy and slow. we haven't seen any big imo. it's backed up for a 15 to 20-minute trey. 680 is improving a little bit. it's backed up on 242 and slow down to highway 24 into danville. heavy traffic on 80 webb.
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slow traffic from 37 to san rafael and marin and on the peninsula 101 and 280 slow heading south from burlingame on down. everyone's back to work. everyone is going to their job or school. it has been busy. 8:47. fog is the big story this morning. did have some 30s popping up. patchy fog. now mostly sunny out there. warm. a family member recommended i send you this picture that you may use it on your show. there is no way i am going to use this on my show. thanks to hidden lakes part in martinez looking at mount diablo. a pretty picture. thank you, warren. february started off wet. last week we had rain. this week looks dry, unfortunately. dry and warmer. that's just kind of the way this pattern has been going. we get one and done or the systems on february. december wasn't bad. january wasn't bad. february not that great for rain. friday, saturday looks cooler. until then it's warmer.
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some of this fog might hold back a few tense. upper 60s to low 70s in the forecast through thursday. some of that low cloud deck, i think it's going to run into resistance starting tonight and tomorrow. an offshore breeze. a northeast or easterly component as far as any rain, way up and over. 30s giving way to 40s and 50s on the temps. palo alto is up to 51. they were 41. mountain view in san jose also in there. brentwood's 52. the city 53 degrees. high cloud deck favoring i think san francisco, oakland south. so peninsula. also south bay, santa cruz mountains more so. it's a dry week. people look for rain. we are running out of time. sinking air and an offshore breeze means temps going up even though it's february. monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, 60s, 70s, maybe mid 70s for a while. mostly sunny. a little warmer. patchy fog. breeze picks up in the -- in
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the hills. these are above average temps by five degrees or so. the trend will be to warm it up more so. look at santa cruz. 75. that were 85 about a week ago. 60s, 70s coast, city and on the peninsula. look for a warm pattern again, maybe a little cooler towards the end of the week but pretty quiet here. >> thank you. time is 8:50. apple versus the fbi. people in companies are taking sides. pam cook just talked to one of the protesters. pam, they are defending apple's decision to not comply with the government demands? >> yeah. i think most people believe it is a national security issue. privacy advocates side with apple. they say allowing them to break into the shooter's phone puts our privacy at risk. propose will gather at apple stores across the country tomorrow. they are organizing what it calls a show of support for apple's stand against the u.s.
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government. >> encryption is and security technology is what protects our hospitals, our airports, our water treatment facilities, our power plants. if we set a precedent that the government can force a private company to actually degrade their product and make it less safe, we're actually going to make ourselves more vulnerable to the types of atags the government says they are trying to stop here. >> so far, demonstrations are actually planned in 30 cities around the world, including san francisco and palo alto. now, the other side of the argument, the fbi says the agency owes it to the victims of the santa barbara attacks to follow up on every possible lead. 14 people died in that shooting last december, and the fbi believes critical information about the shooter and the events leading up to the massacre may be on that cell phone. now, so far executives from google, twitter, facebook and mozilla have all come out in support of apple and its decision to not break into that phone. >> and this debate won't be settled for a while.
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>> it's definitely precedent setting what happens forward with a lot of technology. >> all right. pam, thank you. time is 8:51. all right. she is 106 years old going on 30. you know what i'm talking about. meet this adorable little lady. she is winning the hearts of everybody when she reacted the way she did when she met the president and the first lady.
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the panel was established last year in response to a series of scandals, including the alleged exchange of racist text messages by a group of police officers. that meeting starts at 2:30 at the main public library. well, security is very tight outside of a massachusetts
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hotel where bill cosby's wife camille is due to answer questions under oath this morning. seven women are suing bill cosby. they say he defamed them by calling them liars after they went public with their allegations of assault. lawyers for the cosbys tried to have the subpoena thrown out, but a judge ruled this morning's deposition in springfield can proceed. there is a new study confirming hollywood lacks diversity. the study was conducted by usc. it looked at 414 films and shows that aired between 2014 and 2015. researchers analyzed more than 11,000 speaking characters for gender, racial, sexual, and ethnic representations. the study found that a third were women. only 28% were minorities. it also found 2% were lbgt. the study by usc comes as the
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academy awards are being criticized for that i lack of diverse nominees. well, in sports the giants and their full squad reporting to spring training today. some have already been out there with the pitchers and catchers the last couple of days. the first full squad workout will be tomorrow. ktvu's joe fonzi is there at the giants' camp. joe will have a live report coming up on "mornings on 2: the 9". oakland a's spring training is officially gained. pitchers and catchers reported to mesa, arizona on saturday. they had their first official workout yesterday. the a's came in last place in the american league west last season. they lost 94 games. this year at least 20 non- roster players were vine it'sed to spring training. the full a's squad reports on thursday. a beautiful 106-year-old woman fulfilled a big dream.
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she met president obama. >> hi! >> how are you? >> i'm fine. >> oh, so nice to see you. you want to say hi to michelle? >> yes! >> nobody can say hey like she can. that is miss virginia mcloren. went to the white house as part of black history month celebrations. this video was posted the white house facebook page last night. miss mclauren said she didn't think she would live to see an african-american president. an online petition was launched last year to help get they are that invitation to the white house. well, speaking of the white house, i wonder if they are going to be pouring margaritas at the white house? it is national margarita day. friday would be nice. even wednesday would be nice. monday is a little hard. long story short, we are going to be pouring something on the show within the next hour.
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the twentit's a subaru.ru legacy. welcome to "the 9". starting off with a gorgeous look outside our own back window. taking a live look at the oakland estuary, the sun is back. we still can't find the rain. we're gonna talk about possible sprinkles later into the week. but this weather, you guys, feels like where we were maybe two years ago. remember dry, warm, sunny? >> at least we have had some rain. >> a little. >> the back end of last week was not. 24 hours. >> i don't think the panic is set in so much.

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