tv KTVU Morning News Early Edition FOX September 17, 2010 4:00am-5:00am PST
the details suggest that pg&e knew of one problem that caused pipelines to corrode away. good morning. welcome to friday. september 17th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve paulson with the weather. >> the north day has light rain. the system is not strong, but it is on the way. we have low clouds and drizzle. it is here. 60s on the coast. it is a mild system. out ahead of it, there is a south wind. temperatures will cool down a bit, but more so tomorrow. 60s and 70s. an update on traffic with sal. it is foggy in many areas. this is a picture of the east shore freeway. you can barely see it because of the fog. traffic is okay on 880. nowto the desk. thank you.
topping our news this morning, police are in walnut creek despite an arrest over three previous attacks at the same location. all four assaults were reported at the park regency. we have jade hernandez with more on the reaction. >> reporter: the alarming part of the story is not even that another sexual assault happened at park regency or that it is being considered a home invasion this morning. it is one man is already behind bars and still behind bars this morning in connection with three others. who is responsible for the sexual assault last night? the complex used to have one guard on duty. management hired a few more after the last assault. all of the assaults have taken place since late june. the latest last night happened
at 6:00. a woman told the sheriff's office she was attacked while inside her apartment. the sheriff's officer told us last night that the man followed the woman through the gates of the apartment and into her apartment where he sexually assaulted her. >> i thought they caught the guy and it was all okay. i guess it is not. >> reporter: this is the man still behind bars in connection with the three other assaults at park regency earlier this summer. antonio mutan. his family claims he was innocent, but dna testing linked mutan to one of the rapes. we will have more from the sheriff's office this morning. reporting live, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. 5:02. in other news, there are several developments in the pipeline. fire and explosion in san bruno. pg&e was worried last year that
liquids were corroding four pipelines, including the one that blew up last week. the doctor said the seven people seriously burned in the pipeline disaster are facing a long and painful road to recovery. the smell of gas prompted evacuations yesterday in san bruno and san francisco and oakland. the bullis family released a statement. they are the three people still listed as missing. "it is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of levan and greg and william. it is with hope and love that we wish to see this community rebuilt." the funeral for the mother and daughter killed in the pipeline explosion will be held at st. cecelia's church in san francisco. last night, family and friends gathered for a rosary service
for jacklin and greg and her 13- year-old daughter. >> she was the person that was a role model to everyone. i know all of the kindergarteners look up to her. i saw her and i could be like her. >> she would walk down the hall and say hello to everybody. whether they are a k indergartener or a teacher. >> more than 1,000 people filled the church for the vigil. this morning, funeral services starts -- vigil. this morning, funeral services start at 11:00 a.m. in san francisco. last night, family and friends gathered to remember another victim. jessica morales was watching football at the time of the explosion with her boyfriend. she was killed and her boyfriend was seriously burned. her funeral will take place in san bruno.
city officials in san bruno have officially declared a local state of emergency. that unanimous vote came last night during the special meeting at city hall. the declaration will release more state and federal assistance. city officials say the devastating fire has changed san bruno forever. >> i think the situation has changed the community in ways that we probably don't yet even have the ability to perceive. >> last night's city vote follows the state of emergency already declared by state lawmakers in sacramento. a 19-year-old man is facing serious charges after leading highway patrol officers on a chase in downtown san jose that killed two other people. police pulled over the man because of a myselfing license plate. as -- missing license plate. as the officers got out of the patrol car, the suspect took
off. he crashed at st. james and north 6th street. >> unfortunately, the end result was two passengers suffered fatal injuries. the driver and front passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries. >> police are investigating why he fled from police. time is 5:05. relief is on the way for some commuters for next monday's opening of the bay area's first toll express lane. the stretch of 680 runs between highway 84 and highway 237 in milpitas. tolls will be collected using fastrak. you can access the lane at a cost of $4 to $6. car poolers will get a free ride, but you need to cover up your fastrak trans ponders to avoid being charged. you can find out more about the fastrak lanes and how it will
work by going to our web site at ktvu.com. look for the right now section. we can always ask sal. >> we do. >> because he knows everything. you are talking about an overnight crash? >> that is right. we have a problem. a single car crash in san pablo overnight. it sent three people to the hospital. the driver is in critical condition. it slammed into a tree after jumping a sidewalk at barbara road at 1:30 a.m. we don't know the condition of the two passengers. it was foggy at the time. the driver may have failed to negotiate a turn. let's go to live pictures. that fog is still there. the fog is thick. fog advisory for the bay bridge is still up. west traffic is looking okay coming in to san francisco. at 5:07, this is the look at
280 in san jose. that traffic moves well. now let's do to steve. ank you, sal. we start off mild. the temperatures are in the upper 50s and low 60s ahead of the system which i'm standing in front of. you can see it there. it is pushing in the low clouds and fog. it is aligning itself north/south. it will be cooler for some, but it will be on the mild side. this will be increasing clouds for lake county by this evening. the system is slowing down. it is on the way here for saturday and sunday. sunny and mild to warm. a tropical feel because we have the south wind. 60s and 70s and 80s. it will be warm along the coast. san francisco is at 58. yesterday, they were 53 at this time. 63 in livermore. san jose at 67 degrees. there is the mild forecast.
50 up and down -- 50s up and down the coast. the system will march toward us. the low is back here. we have to wait for this to come through. this will juice up the atmosphere. sunday morning, the system falls apart. fog and drizzle and sunny and mild with a south wind. 60s and 70s and low to mid-80s. this can be if everything falls into place for the santa santa clara -- santa clara valley. it clears out on monday. another system is on tap for tuesday. time now is 5:09. the captains of ships in bay area waters are being warned. on the lookout for whales. that is because a dead whale was found impaled on the front of a ship that arrived in the port of oakland yesterday.
itt was a 20-30-foot minke whale. they think it was impaled when it was hit. >> they really hit a thick patch of krill. they are oblivious to each other. >> the body of the whale will be towed out to sea today. it hasn't been done in about 40 years. the construction in san francisco that will benefit many people with specific needs. and one big name in bay area business will help move the stock market this morning. why it is doing better than others in the field. and the white house is releasing the list of the top 100 stimulus projects that are changing america. why republicans are calling it a waste coming up. this is the last commute morning for the grade without a special lane. what kind of special lane? we will explain. our real national pastime?
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5:13. the obama administration is now fighting back against critics who say its economic stimulus program is a waste of taxpayer money. the white house is releasing a list of its top 100 stimulus projects. we have alison burns live in the washington d.c. newsroom with that story. >> reporter: good morning. there is nothing that makes the folks at the white house more frustrated than when critics say the stimulus is a waste. they are releasing the list that they say are changing america. they are touting $175 million spent at the staten island ferry terminal that are used to replace dangerous bridges. $36 million for the clean up of a toxic industrial park in new jersey. the white house is releasing the list of stimulus successes as republicans step up the criticism of the spending. >> i don't like the president
and the economic team giveth. all of the spending is one of the reasons why. >> reporter: the white house will release the full list of stimulus successes later today. we will look for local projects. so far, the feds awarded california $23 billion in stimulus money. that has created 76,000 jobs. reporting live from washington d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. a san francisco man has admitted to making threatening phone calls to house speaker nancy pelosi. a plea deal in federal court calls for 48-year-old greg jusi to stay away from pelosi and her family and staff when he is released from prison. jusi admitted to making more than 40 harassing phone calls to her home and offices. he is angry over her support for health care reform. time is 5:15. the government lawyers this morning will ask an appeals
court in washington d.c. to throw out a judge's order to release a guantanamo bay prisoner who is accused of recruiting 9/11 hijackers. the judge said the man salahi arranged travel after being abused by interrogators. he was sent to guantanamo bay in 2001. the 9/11 commission report said he was a significant al-qaeda operative. all right. 5:16 is the time. let's check in with sal for a look at the commute. >> we are checking the fire, pam and dave, in bay point area near highway 4. near ambrose park. we could almost see it here from the bay point picture. it is just around the corner. it is near ambrose park.
it was a significant fire. 1.5 acres involved. one home was briefly threatened. kraig debro is there. he will have new details on the fire. most firefighters that they called in had a heavy response. most are beginning to leave now. that is good news. it seems they have it under control. we will find out more coming up. let's look at highway 24 west as you drive up to the tunnel. that traffic is moving along well. at the toll plaza. it is still light. here is steve. thank you. there is the first system of the season. it will weaken as it moves in. first one usually doesn't do too much. it is there and it will produce rain in northern california today. clouds increase ahead of that for those along the coast. tomorrow, for the north bay and everybody for sunday morning. drizzle is out there right now. also an increase in the low clouds. fog and drizzle and 60s and 70s and 80s. we get a south wind.
that puts a bit of moisture in the air in the form of muggy humid. look at the lows. upper 50s to 67 in san jose. 63 in concord. it will not take long to warm up once you get past the fog. 50s up and down the coast. eureka with the clouds. the front will weaken considerably. the key is the low. we will have a better opportunity for rain on saturday. fog and drizzle and sunny and mild. a south wind for many starting to show up. that can be a very mild direction for some ahead of the system. drizzle is. there 60s and 70s -- drizzle is there. 60s and 70s. we will have mid-60s there and
mid-80s an -- away from the coast. cloudy on saturday. rain in the north bay. this system will fall apart as it moves south. another cooldown on tuesday. overnight, global stock markets moved higher. economic growth in asia is expected to remain well above other parts of the world with china predicted to span 10% in the coming year. the markets in japan and hong kong and south korea each rose about 1%. the markets in europe are up in early trading. technology is in the spotlight on wall street. good earnings reports are expected to drive stocks up. dow jones industrial average is starting at 10,934 today. oracle is posting better than effected quarterly profited. the company produced $1.4 billion up 20% from the same
time last year. earning analysts after signing new contracts. research in motion posted strong quarterly profits. uc regents approved building a $1.5 million hospital in san francisco. the location is mission bay. it has been more than 40 years since a new hospital has been in san francisco. the hospital will be dedicated to the health care of women, children and cancer patients. this hospital is due to open in four years. there are hopeful signs on the state budget impasse. >> the governor did not bring out the sword. >> how soon the long delayed budget could finally be passed. and an 18-year nightmare. jaycee dugard's relatives should look elsewhere for restitution. the suggestion given to the kidnapped victim's mother.
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of mexico is a step closer to being sealed. the next step is to pump mud and cement down the well to seal the broken well at the base. the final seal is expected to be finished by sunday. the state of california rejected a compensation claim by the mother of kidnapping victim jaycee dugard. the state's failure to find her daughter created a nightmare that lasted 18 years. the state department of corrections says terry probyn should take her claim to the courts and file an official lawsuit. the state has already paid jaycee dugard $20 million. her mother was not included in the settlement. at 11:30 this morning, state budget negotiations will continue in sacramento. leaders met for three hours last night. that is the longest meeting they had in three months. afterwards, there were signs an agreement may be near. >> a very good session.
we have a few more things to talk about and we are hopeful to be done tomorrow or the weekend. >> state lawmakers are now in record setting territory. today marks the 79th day of the impasse. the longest they have gone without approving a spending plan. the budget stalemate is effecting thousands of non- profits. many cannot make payroll because they rely on state money which has stopped. allied service has not been able to pay its staff for two months. >> it is very frustrating because you feel like you don't have a voice and no one is listening to you and there is no sense of urgency. >> so far, the state has more than $3 billion in overdue payments to social services and
schools and local government agencies. 5:25. another attack in the east bay. a woman sexually assaulted. we will tell you why neighbors thought they were safe. and who firefighters believe started a two acre brush fire that threatened a home in costa county. if you are driving west of the bay bridge, you will see a big problem this morning. i'll tell you what that is coming up.
good morning. welcome back. this is the ktvu channel 2 news. friday, september 17th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. let's check in with steve paulson with the check on the forecast. >> we have low clouds and fog and drizzle along the coast and bay. temperatures are in the 50s and low 60s. it will be cooler coast and bay. the inland will have sunshine. clouds will increase to the north later today. today is the transition day. here is sal. we have the morning commute looking good driving to the bay bridge. let's go back to the desk. thank you. fire crews put out a brush fire in bay point. we have kraig debro out there right now to tell us about the investigation into the cause of the fire. good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
small fire could have been larger. a lot of wind. it happenednextt to the pittsburg bart station. this is what was burning, but a little taller. we heard the call at 4:15 this moing. firefighters got on the here and they found out the fire started in a valley next to the park and behind a home. i talked to a firefighter out here. he believes it started in a homeless encampment. witnesses said they saw several homeless people running from the fire. they put the fire out in less than 20 minutes. it threatened one home. there is a lot of wind here. they were lucky enough to catch it before it could jump the road and possibly cause more damage or some damage to any home in the first place. fire is out now. we have the last crews leaving the scene here. they were on the scene for a
second just to make sure it did not reach the homes. the wind could have blown an ember over the road. they stayed and now it looks like they are pulling out confidently that they got the last flames out. reporting live, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. another sexual assault has been reported in a walnut creek apartment complex where three previous attacks were reported. sheriff's officers say a woman was assaulted at the park regency on oak road at 6:00 last night. the suspect followed the woman through the gates and attacked her in her apartment. three other women were attacked between june 30th and august 10th. 22-year-old antonio mutan is in jail for the attacks.
his family says he has been falsely accused. our time is now 5:31. we have a sad update to the search for victims of the san bruno explosion. the bullis family released a statement saying the remains of levan and greg and william have been recovered. the three are officially listed as missing. we have claudine wong with the latest. >> reporter: we are in san bruno at this hour where clean up will continue today. we are in the process of he can saying good-bye to victims lost in the tragedy. funeral services will be held for jacklin and her daughter. last night, more than 1,000 people filled st. cecelia's in san francisco. friends describe her as a role model who always had a smile on
her face. they described her mother as a devoted one. they are survived by her husband and oldest daughter who were not home at the time. >> they are in god's hands. it is the holes in our heart that need healing and need to be filled. >> reporter: a vigil also took place last night in remembrance of 20-year-old jessica morales. she was home watching football with her boyfriend when the blast hit. he is still in the hospital with severe burns. friends lit candles and held a moment of silence for the survival and mourn the loss of jessica morales. >> i thank everybody for their love. i know that you recognize me and i know you know who my daughter is and just you looking at me and giving me a smile of encouragement, that
means a lot to me. >> reporter: the funerals for the two will begin at 11:00 this morning in san francisco. jessica morales' funeral will be held tomorrow. this is a difficult time for the community. with all this damage, we are profoundly reminded of the greatest loss in all of this. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the seven people who were burned in the pipeline disaster face a long and painful road to recovery. four of the victims are being treated here at the burn unit at san francisco's memorial hospital. they will move to another phase of the treatment that will likely require surgery. we need to get rid of and remove the scar tissue. the non viable tissue is a source of infection. >> the three other burn patients are being treated at san francisco's general hospital. doctors are not say the extent
of the injuries. they are citing patient privacy laws. there is new evidence the pipeline disaster has many people on edge. three times, crews ordered emergency evacuations. one scare happened here lake merritt when a crew installing a telephone line cut into a gas pipe. >> i saw a firefighter coming up and told me to evacuate. i left all my stuff. >> the smell of gas prompted a false alarm at a san bruno school that is not far from the disaster zone. there was a similar scare at san francisco's gallellio high school. 5:35. pg&e is firing a company that is cleaning up. pg&e says any current work the company is doing will be completed, but they will not be
hired for any additional clean up work. we will keep following the san bruno fire and explosion all morning long. you can get updates anytime by going to ktvu.com. a gunman who opened fire on a car in antioch is still on the loose this morning. the shooting happened on summerville road at delta fair boulevard yesterday morning. the victim, a 34-year-old man from sacramento, was hit in the back, but is expected to be okay. he told police that the suspect drove a white four door sedan and shot at him while he was stopped at a red light. bart is on track to expand. the board of directors awarded the contract to build the project. bart trains would run on elevated tracks from the oakland coliseum to the airport. the project carries a $480 million price tag. time is 5:36. let's see what is happening in the commute. sal. >> we are looking at the east
bay now. we have not had too much going on in the way of obstructions. this is highway 24 west. it is looking nicely coming up to the tunnel and over to the oakland side. this morning, there is a back up at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is not much of a back up at all. if you are driving in the south bay, north day is off to a nice start. 5:37. here is steve. i make myself laugh, too, sometimes, sal. thank you, sir. good morning. changes this weekend. this is the last full weekend of summer. next wednesday. we go into fall, although it has felt like it for some. we are in between today. increasing clouds. this will be a whopper of a system actually for northern california. fort bragg north to eureka. for the rest of us, it is the
transition day. the low clouds and drizzle. we cloud up on saturday. light rain on sunday morning. fog and drizzle and sunny and mild. 60s and 70s and 80s. you get a south wind and the lows are balmy. san jose state and the san jose airport are 67 degrees. that is warm. oakland at 62. 63 for palo alto. the city at 58. i'm forecasting 64. i'm nervous about that. if the old weather memory serves me, the city warms up on the south end. 60s in the interior or 50s up and down the coast. 34 up in tahoe. this is a system with clouds and not much precipitation. it is really the associated low that is sitting up there spinning to the left. it is more this than that. this will run into the high
system. it will give us increasing clouds for saturday. today is the day with low clouds and fog. sunny and mild. clouds increase to the north. you in northern sonoma. cooler coast. highs in the 60s and 80s. the weekend with a lot of clouds and rain on saturday in the north bay. i said this all week long. i'll stick with it. saturday, san francisco, oakland to the north. sunday, light rain for everybody. fog and drizzle. sunny and mild. a sudden breeze kicks in and that could be mild-to-warm. 60s and 70s by the coast. cloudy with rain. saturday morning is the best opportunity for rain. it is gone sunday night. another weak system tuesday and wednesday. thank you. 5:39. san francisco police recommending tough new safety measures for nightclubs. all of this follows several
violent incidents, including a deadly shooting at suede nightclub earlier this year. they want more outside lighting. pleasant hill police are looking at a takeover robbery at a video game store. it happened wednesday night. three masked men robbed the gamestop store. the suspect stole wallets and cell phones from the customers. the same men may be responsible for similar robberies over the past few weeks in pleasant hill and concord. investigators are dealing with another robbery in the east bay. this one at a movie theater. it happened at the contra costa theater. a middle-aged man confronted three in the office and stole cash. he is 6' tall and weighing 170 pounds with short brown hair. he was wearing a dark blue zipper sweatshirt and jeans.
we have an update on an officer-involved shooting in concord that we told you about yesterday morning. police say the suspect pointed at officers was fake. two officers shot and wounded bryan brownwhite. he was wanted on a $900,000 arrest warrant. our time is 5:40. the race for mayor of oak -- oakland could be a tight one. and a surprising confession. a woman with acid burns on her face tells the truth about what happened. good morning. west 92 traffic is moving along well as you head up to the high- rise. we will show you more about the morning commute and tell you about what may be a problem coming up.
good morning. lots of fog and drizzle along the coast and bay. it will be cooler for some. we will have sunshine after the fog burns off. thank you, steve. welcome back. good morning. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you at 5:43. afghan president, hamad karzai urging his people to vote in the parliamentary election. police have set up extra check points. they are searching for suicide bombers. the taliban is warning people to not leave your homes. after five months, the oil spill in the gulf of mexico is close now to being plugged up once and for all. the relief well has now reached
the blown outline well. it -- blown out well. it will be permanently sealed up over the weekend. governor arnold schwarzenegger and other leaders will meet this weekend about the overdue state budget. one says they could have an agreement by monday. hundreds of people have been allowed to return to their homes as fire crews are getting a handle on a forest fire in the southern sierra. it has burned more than 100 acres. the crews are estimating containment at 65% with full containment expected by sunday. one house was destroyed. hundreds of others were threatened. the fire was caused by a human. it is not known if it was an accident or deliberate. a newspaper in egypt used photo shop to rearrange the position of the world leaders at the white house. this is the original photo of president barack obama leading other world leaders during middle east peace talks at the
white house. this is how the photo appeared in a state run egypt newspaper. our time is 5:45. the cartoonist in seattle has gone into hiding now after a warning from the fbi. that cartoonist published an illustration called "everybody draw muhammad" day. the fbi told the cartoonist that a muslim cleric said on a web site that she was a prime target. hurricane karl is getting stronger as it heads to ports in mexico's gulf coast. it has drenched cancun earlier this week as a tropical storm. it caused severe flooding and tore down the tree limbs. since then, it has grown into a powerful category three hurricane with winds packing 120 miles an hour. it could still get stronger before it makes landfall later today. check this out. the cleaning up in new york
city where a fierce storm ripped through the city. yesterday's storm knocked down trees on to roadways and actually crushed a driver to death and injured a passenger. rail service was already suspended for hours and that caused havoc in the evening commute. the national weather service is investigating whether that storm was really a tornado. police think a man was distraught about his mother's health before he shot the doctor and his mother and himself. 50-year-old warren davis pulled out a gun and shot the orthopedic surgeon in the stomach. he barricaded himself in his mother's home after a two-hour standoff. it ended after he shot his mother and himself. the doctor is expected to survive. a surprising twist in a story about a washington state woman about acid burns on her
face. police say she made up the story about someone throwing the acid at her. the 28-year-old admitted she disfigured her own face. it is not clear why. the confession came after police spent hundreds of hours on the case. prosecutors will decide if they will file charges for filing a false police report. uc region -- regents voted yesterday while people protested changes to the pension fund. the workers will increase what they pay to the pensions from 2% to 5%. however, the workers say that will hurt those that make the least amount of money. the university is also planning to increase the contributions from 4% to 10%. there a new poll out this morning that shows a surprisingly tight race to become the next mayor of
oakland with 10 candidates vying for the top spot. emc research conducted this poll for the oakland chamber of commerce. it shows that don perata is leading the race with 26% support. the poll shows that jean kwan has 22% of the support and caplain has 12%. you can find complete information on the debate set for next thursday night. go to the election 2010 tab at ktvu.com. 5:49. sal is starting with the san mateo bridge. what is going on? >> i like that bridge. you notice when we look at this bridge, it doesn't have a lot of fog on it, but the bay bridge does. if you don't like driving in fog -- i don't know if it bothers you that much, you can
use the san mateo bridge instead of the bay bridge. steve will fill us in on the fog. for drivers, don't use your high beams in the fog. things tend to change as the sun comes up. steve caught me well. we will get to him in a second. west 80 traffic between panola and richmond is looking good. here is steve. don't get too good at that weather. the first system of the season coming in. we will get a lot of clouds to the north today. when the systems line north-to- south, they weaken considerably. the key is the low. it will come in late saturday into sunday. increasing clouds and higher
clouds just visiting northern mendicino county. fog and drizzle and sunny and mild. 60s and 70s. 58 here in san francisco. can i pat myself on the back? thank you. [ applause ] >> for three days in a row, we nailed the city high. that is rare and hard. today is 64. fog and drizzle and low clouds. look at the temperatures. 67 at san jose state and san jose airport. 30ed in -- 30s in the mountains. today is the day we get the low clouds and fog. tomorrow is the day we get the clouds. rain makes it to the north bay. this low comes in and that will bring light rain to san jose. it will fall apart. sunny and mild. clouds increase to the north. it will be cooler on the coast, but mild-to-warm inland. light rain for everybody on sunday morning. fog and drizzle and sunny and
mild. south wind ahead of it. a muggy feel. cloudy on saturday and monday look goods. tuesday is cooler. thank you. 5:51 is the time. a just released report show prices posted a small rise in august and by taking gas out of the equation, the inflation was flat. consumer prices edged up .3% last month. a new report shows the bay area real estate market has dropped while prices have gone up. data quick says home area sales fell in august compared to this time last year. the median price of a bay area home was up 7% to $385,000. the world's largest airline
could be one vote away. shareholders of united and continental are voting on a deal that would combine the carriers if shareholders approve. the deal is expected to close in the next two weeks. punishment for pg&e. we are about to tell you why the utility company has been fined and what that has to do with safety. and san francisco's breakers are getting new rules.
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good morning. time is 5:55. the fbi investigating a bomb scare on a flight bound for hawaii. the threat was made before the hawaiian airlines flight was due to take off from los angeles. the flight was searched and passengers were rescreened. no bomb was found. there was a two-hour delay for the passengers. pg&e faces a hefty fine for the death of one of the workers. 26-year-old max martinez was electrocuted in march while working on an underground vault. part of the investigation revealed that protection for safety for the employees was lacking. pg&e has been fined more than
$170,000. pg&e has 15 days to decide if it will appeal. a south bay community group surveyed 1800 parishoners and said too many were stopped without cause. >> we expect you to hire a person who has a proven track record of dealing with problems of racial profiling and traps between law enforcement and the immigrant community. >> one of those who said he was stopped was a parish priest who said he was intimidated by the officers. our time is 5:57. the organizers of the beta breakers announced new rules to tone down the party atmosphere at the race. they are banning alcohol and floats at the next race scheduled in may, but they plan to throw out people who don't
register or wear their race number. a new attack and new fears in walnut creek. what police searching for a man who attacked a woman in the assault sounds like one we have heard before. plus, preparing next for the funerals after the emotional memorial service last night for victims of the san bruno disaster. good morning. we have low clouds and fog and drizzle. temperatures today are warmer and cooler. i'll have that and the weekend forecast after the break.