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an early morning fire near the castro. no one hurt. we'll tell you why so many police and fire investigators and the chief has responded. >> the lombardi trophy is coming home. >> aaron rogers leads the green bay packers to their first super bowl championship in ten years. why hundreds of fans did not get to watch the game from the seats they paid for. bathhouses banned. why one local city wants to get rid of them.
good morning, i'm pam cook it's monday february 7th after a weekend of record breaking warm temperatures are we starting to cool down? let's check in with steve paulson. >> yes. 25 or so record highs on sunday. it will if still be -- it will still be nice today. we will lose that offshore wind. a little westerly breeze closer to the coast. 60s there. still nice with low to mid 70s. here is sal. guilt or innocence interstate 880 traffic is good. also this morning we are looking at interstate 880 here in oakland that traffic looks good in both directions. let's go back to pam. thank you. breaking news this morning. san francisco firefighters are at the scene of a house fire. kraig debro is there this morning with early evacuations
and what is going on right now? good morning, kraig. >> reporter: good morning, pam. there is several people out in the streets. there is a couple houses evacuated. this is the address of the house that burned. it's on corbett. most of the damage is behind on the house. this is considered upper market depending on what real estate agent you talk to. so right now fire crews are here. they are doing the overhaul right now. you see the ladder truck right here. this started around 3:00 this morning. the fire department got here. they called the second alarm. they are not only the people in the two houses that won the origin of the fire. other people out in the street of course everybody is nervous because we have those four fires at the end of last week. over the weekend the fire department said are arson. they are trying to figure out
out if it's connected. >> it's preliminary to say it is connected. we have determined those were intentionally set. we are being very vigilant. we have our arson team on the scene. >> reporter: now as i said several residents have been displaced by the fire. nobody was hurt. i want to show you right now you can barely see it right now. that car over there there was a woman that was eight months pregnant. she got out so quickly she was just given a blanket by the red cross to wrap around herself. i asked her if she was okay she said yes she just needed to get off her feet. the red cross are helping people that are displaced. i spoke to a woman that lives in the exposure house. she said she saw the flames coming from her neighbors deck
which they just installed. ask it is under investigation. ly be talking to some of the people out here so they can tell me what they saw. reporting live in san francisco kraig debro. in vacaville right now parents are lined up outside of birmingham charter school. some parents have been camping out since saturday hoping to get their hands on a limited number of registration packets for their kids. the school will give out 130 enrollment kits. now coming up at 5:00 we will hear from some of those parents in a live report. a woman that was kidnapped from an oakland apartment complex turned up overnight at a hospital. police tell us she is stable. witnesses tell police that two
women chased the woman. officers day the man assaulted her and forced her into a car. we just spoke with oakland police. they -- their car is described as a black 1994 four-door chrysler. license plate. in egypt today thousands of protestors are continuing their antidemonstrations. crowds in the square have been chanting down with america. they are disappointed despite president obama's tough comments last week. the u.s. has signed on to the idea of a gradual transition lead by egypts new vice president. the protestors don't like the vice president and they continue to insist that president mubarak step down immediately. there are reports that a google executive whom disappeared more than a week ago in egypt will be released
by egyptian authorities within the next two hours. why he had googling marketing efforts. he is one of the administrators of a facebook page that organized the antigovernment protest. his family hasn't heard from him since january 27th. initially the egyptian government would not acknowledge they arrested him. but yesterday a spokesperson said he would be released by 4:00 that is 6:00 a.m. our time. in iran it is day two of the trial of three uc berkeley graduates charged with spying. shane bower and josh fatal
entered not guilty charges. >> you know it's really in the hands of i would say the president and the judiciary there. i think will play this out as long as they see it will be useful politically. >> we spoke to the professor yesterday. iran detained the three uc berkeley graduated in 2009. the pacers will return to green bay. >> i feel this is the greatest
day of my life. >> they celebrated their team. quarterback and former cal star iran rogers took home the mvp honor. rogers is 24 years old. nick collins picked up one of roethlisbergers passes and returned it for a touchdown. despite losing one of their wide receivers in cornerbacks in injury. >> that's the story of our season. high character guys that have stepped up. played huge rolls for us. >> this is a game of what ifs.
400 fans were left without seats for the super bowl. that's why some sections in the temporary seating area were not finished in time. the nfl found alternate seating for 850 that were effected but the 400 people that could not be seated were given refunds of triple face value of their $900. they also had the option of watching the game on monitors from inside the stadium or standing room platforms. the nfl says yesterdays super bowl did not set the all-time attendance record because of the seating. the nfl faces an off season of uncertainty. the collective bargaining agreement expires on march 3rd barring an agreement before then they are threatening to lock out the players. they will increase the number, length, and intensity of bargaining sessions to reach a deal before that current one
expires. today walnut creek will consider banning a popular form of children's entertainment from city packers. walnut creek requires permits for the jumping houses and requires vendors to have insurance. city workers say that is frequently ignored. 4:40 is the time right now. let's check in with sal for traffic. you are probably jumping around yesterday during the super bowl, i guess. >> you know, pam what i was doing i was eating a little too much. i think i will dial it back down today. good morning, everybody. let's take a look at the commute now. traffic on westbound. no major problem there is. traffic is moving along okay getting up to the bay bridge
toll plaza. that traffic is doing very well. let's go to steve. thank you. very good morning. 25 or so record highs. we had low 80s. you know this can't last. system slicing down right there. it will crank up the winds starting tonight than anything else. today will be sunny. it won't be as warm. pattern change locks to be happening laterren this will be the warmest day of the week. we'll start a cooling trend on tuesday and wednesday. there are signs pointing toward a change i'm still leaning around the 14th and 15th. this system is the leading edge of a change for us. it will still be on the mild side today. the lows that were in the 60s for some on sunday morning it was unbelievable palmy as you
know. 30s, 40s, and 50s as you know. 39 fairfield. you can see the big ridge is toppling over. that system coming through the northern part of nevada. that will pick up the wind and bring in cooler air starting tomorrow. forecasted high 62-74. it will not be as windy. so sunshine nice to warm. 60s and 70s. still mild. still above average. but then here comes the wind and the cooler air mass. that will take us through. >> thank you, steven. san francisco may become the first city in the nation to offer a drop in center where iv drug users can get clean needles. the chronicle reports the city task force is making that recommendation in an effort to reduce hepatitis c infections. ed lee and the city health director oppose the plan. saying there are better ways to
deal with the problem. tomorrow a federal judge from san jose heads to sanguine ton. we'll get a first look at the new death chamber. the $900,000 facility is designed for thee that injection-- lethal injections. there will be a death penalty protest this evening ahead of the judges trip. demonstrators plan to march to the gates of san quentin demanding he shut down the chamber. a bay area man dies near the finish line at san franciscos half marathon. the surprising comments from witnesses about the efforts to save him. plus a weekend fraternity party turns into violence. what is being done today to
nothing like we had yesterday. hundreds of homes are threatened in australia this morning as two large wild fires continue to burn. they started over the weekend outside perth. more than 4,000 acres of land has burned in the fire. one firefighter is in the hospital but is said to be in stable condition. we now know the name of the man who died while running a half marathon in san francisco. the medical examiners office says 36-year-old peter hoss died just before collapsing. a witness told the chronicle that volunteers gave the man cpr but the witness also said it took a long time for the paramedics to arrive. ohios governor is set so visit youngstown university today. one day after am deadly shot
shoot -- after a deadly shooting. two men opened fire inside a fraternity house yesterday morning. it all started after some sort of dispute over a party. >> they were shooting from the outside into the party. anyone that was in that party was being rained on by bullets. >> the two men accused of shooting are in custody. grief counselors will be on campus to help students. more than 50 people in colorado are recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning this morning. police say eight of the victims had serious amounts of carbon monoxide in their blood. they are expected to survive. there is no word on what may have caused that leak.
wikileaks founder julian assange is in court. defense attorney say assange should not be extradited because he has not been charged with a crime. assange should not be sent to sweden because authority there is could send him to the u.s. and that could mean that he ends up on death row. jacqueline square aquatic center is on the verge of closing. the nonprofit group that managed its center -- the city cut funding by nearly $200,000. now the hope is that parks and recreation will step in to continue providing water access. >> this is the best water in the bay. i mean, if this place shut down, really the only place to row would be mary.
that water is unpredictable. >> without city intervention the aquatic center last day could be february 28th. a bay area city is getting ready to start a new community policing program. the contra costa time reports this morning that martinez will launch the new program in a few weeks. gary peterson is working on the efforts. the community policing program will help strengthen ties between officers and the public. community policing advocates say it works because residents are more likely to tip off about crime. >> a high school soccer brawl caught on tape. what a school resource officer used to break up a fight between rival players. also the super bowl commercial that sparked a controversy.
take a look at this video out of florida. a high school soccer goalie has been charged with felony battery after a post game brawl that was caught on tape. it happened after the goalies team lost to a rival school in a playoff game on friday. a school resource officer used pepper spray to break up that fight. the goalie is accused of breaking the other players two front teeth. >> we want to go back to sal to check on traffic. how is the commute? >> it's doing well. we are off to a pretty decent start. no major problems on the upper deck of the bay bridge. the traffic is looking good all the way into san francisco with no major problems. alsos morning commute looks good if you are driving on to the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 traffic looks good heading out to the high hawaii. if you are driving to the south bay northbound 101 traffic
looks good right through the gilroy area into san jose all the way up to sunnyvale. and if you are driving to the peninsula it's fine. 4:53 let's go to steve. >> all right sal thank you. a little change today. it will be nice. not as warm as yesterday. we had upper 70s and low 80s. sunny nice to warm. more of a westerly breeze closer to the coast. that will take the edge off of some of those temperatures. including the 77 in downtown. tomorrow windy at times. the cooling to the cooler begins. the weekend much cooler and the rain is getting closer. i don't think it will happen this weekend. it won't be anything like we had this weekend. the system that will lead is right there. it will start to bring in cooler air. today still night. sunny. lows in the 30s, 40s, and 50s. once that wind cranks up it will usher in cooler
temperatures. 39 fairfield. 55 san francisco. big ridge of high pressure. there goes one avenue one system to the east of us pap little cooler. nice to warm. highs still 60s to 70s. out of the upper 70s or low 80s. antioch is in there. 66 san francisco. 62 pacifica. sunny warm cooler and windy. partly cloudy and sunny. >> thank you, steve. many people consider them the best part of the super bowl. they tune in to the nfl biggest game just to watch the commercials. this year the going right about $3 million for a 30 second spot. one pepsi commercial got a lot of attention and controversy. >> maximum taste. honey honey.
>> we'll take a look at some of the other super bowl commercials people are talking about this morning. that's coming up in a few minutes on ktvu morning news. our channel 2 website has much more on the super bowl including a poll to vote on your favorite super bowl commercial just go to ktvu.com. early this morning aol announced it's buying the -- aol will pay founder huffington $315 million and will put her in charge of aol content. aol has been working to regain its standing among media companies. right now firefighters are on the scene of a fire near the same police are four suspicious fires were set last week. what witnesses say they saw moments before that fire
in san francisco an early morning fire near the scene of last weeks arsons. why police are patrolling the neighborhood before the fire started. the reason there is hope. a google executive that disappeared a week ago could be released in an hour. that's all ahead. good morning, to you. welcome to monday february 7th.