tv Mornings on 2 FOX May 17, 2011 7:00am-9:00am PDT
good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. and we begin with the six scandal behind the breakup of arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver. today's "laugh times" reports that the -- "louisiana times"la times "reports that couple separated due to arnold schwarzenegger fathering a child. >> reporter: good morning. this revelation appears to be tied with the sudden separation that arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver announced just last week after 25 years of marriage. the "l.a. times" is reporting that schwarzenegger recent slip told his wife about the -- recently told his wife about the child he had out of wedlock with a
member of the staff. now, that woman just retired. maria shriver stood by arnold schwarzenegger when other allegations came out about groping. but this time, maria shriver moved out. people don't blame them. >> eventually, it comes out. >> reporter: eventually. >> eventually. i don't care who you are. >> reporter: schwarzenegger said "there are no excuses. i take full responsibility for the hurt i've caused. i've apologized to maria, my children and my family." no comment from maria shriver. shriver and schwarzenegger have four children of their own between 13 and 1 years old. that household staff member has not been identified. back to you. >> thank you. the owners of six homes on a sliding hillside in san san pablo are worried about what the city council is doing.
allie rasmus joins us with why the landslide is no longer an emergency. >> reporter: well, dave, we're standing right next to the landslide at very center of this debate. the worst of this happened in march. the damage is still very visible. this home doesn't even have a backyard anymore because dirt and mud is pressing up against the house. this patio table umbrella, we just noticed this. is basically buried in the mud out here. this is not the only home affected. three at the top of the hill, three at the bottom. city leaders say even though this looks unsettling, they say the ground on the hillside is relatively stable, that it has not moved significantly in the last six months ago.
the homeowners affected -- now, the city council was to make a decision to strip the emergency declaration last night. they postponed it until last month. one homeowner said she actually start drying when she heard the city was even thinking about this. >> i couldn't believe i was hearing that. i thought i was gonna hear something or someone was gonna come in and help us out. i've heard nothing but rhetoric. >> now, the other homeowners are also very upset about the city's decision, what the city is considering to do. the back patio, that yellow house was yellow-tagged. the home next door to it was red-tagged. that family had to move out because the home was deemed unsafe to live in.
now, city leaders say in their defense, the homeowners probably wouldn't get any of that government funding to fix the problem anyway because of the area affected is on private property. in the meantime, these homeowners say they feel abandoned. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:04. this morning, los angeles police will give an update on the search for the two men who brutally beat bryan stow. the l.a.p.d. has been following up with hundreds of leads ever since the attack outside of dodger stadium six weeks ago. the tips have increased dramatically after these billboards went up along the freeway. they show the suspects' composite sketches and the reward amount. bryan stow was moved to san francisco from los angeles yesterday. city officials have been sharply divided on this yakdown.
oakland mayor jean quan says imposing severe restrictions on suspected gang members in north oakland has raised several very serious questions. however, supporterses say the injunction has been tremendously effective in cutting gang violence. they even want to expand the countdown to the fruitvale neighborhood. more on this at 7:30. meantime, the oakland police department is considering reorganizing its main investigatish branch. police say it would make the criminal investigation more effective. officers would work in each of the homicide, robbery and assault categories instead of just one. but the head of the reorganization says property crimes would be given a lower priority and may not be investigated. oakland police say nothing will be finalized until the middle of the summer. the former president of the healdsburg youth soccer league
took a plea deal in the stealing of league funds. 38-year-old kyle hoffman pleaded no contest to three counts of grand theft. authorities say he was writing next to himself and took more than $53,000 over three years. league board members began investigating when bills weren't being paid. there's new information on the food fight at this school in the cafeteria. 30 students were involved. the school says all 100 seniors involved will have to write a letter about the food fight and whether they knew about it before it happened. they said everyone will get to attend the prom and garage wakes. but wakes -- the prom and graduation nights. but those involved won't be able to go to post-graduation
activities. 7:07. happening now, a live senate hearing on u.s. oil production is just getting underway, with testimony from interior secretary, ken ra czar and -- ren salazar, you are looking at live pictures of the hearing. president obama's plan for offshore drill something expected to take priority.
no bay area senators supported the bill for california offshore drilling and the bill is likely not to pass. next week, the senate will hold another hearing about replacing a gas tax with one based on miles driven. the 18.4 cent a gallon tax has not been raised since 1993 and with more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road, revenue is dropping for road maintenance. that will look at the benefits and drawbacks of a vehicle's miles tax. all right. 7:07. a lot of people driving around today trying to get to work and school and elsewhere. let's check in with sal for an update on the commute. >> right now the traffic -- it has not been all that bad in the last few minutes. in fact, we had a worst commute in the 6:00 hour. it's pretty typical at the bay
bridge. it's been responsible, we think, anyway, for a lunch of collisions out there. let's move along and take a look at the commute on the san mateo bridge. westbound 92, moderately heavy. if you are driving in hayward, 880 southbound, and then into the south bay, the commute is not all that bad. 85, some slowing already. north of 87 it begins to slow down on the way into saratoga. let's go to steve. >> cloudy skies, dreary, kind of breezy, cool, light rain. 7:00 observation, san jose, sfo say light rain. most say cloudy and cool with the low 50s. kazooler row picked up 1.50 of
rain. ben lomond, santa cruz mountain, .75. santa rosa, .23. san francisco tied at 22/100thss. there were other 22 -- san francisco tied at .2. napa, .03. brentwood, not much. san jose only .02. today, more rain even though it can be kind of drizzly in nature, cloudy, cool. thundershowers will be ending late tonight or tomorrow morning. end of the week will be benter but really not that much warmer. upper 60s and low 70s and there are hints of another cooldown by the weekend. similar rain starting to show up at sfo. it looks like marin county back to skyline on the peninsula back toward the santa cruz mountains. also highway 17 in the santa clara valley. not a lot. some of the temperatures, 50,
51, 52, 53. it covers everyone. one system will move out, the next one is dragging across us. but there's so much moisture in the air. some of the highlights today, well below average on the temps. the breeze is out of the southeast for everybody. that gives kind of a -- kind of a wind chill factor. to .10.010 would not surprise me. cloudy more rain, breezy. napa 59. fremont, 60. san jose, 62. santa cruz 60. redwood city 6 -- 60. we'll see some 60 on coast, low 70s inland. i'm leaning toward another cooldown by the weekend. tori and dave? >> thank you, steve. and rocking the global
financial world. why some french are furious about the way the head of the powerful international monetary fund is being treated in new york. new evidence concerning the charges. and the price tag to remove san francisco city hall meetings to another hoecation while a wheelchair is involved. and queen elizabeth has just arrived in ireland.
low 60s. there's light snow reported in truckee but not a lot. >> all right. thank you, steve. 7:15. we're now hearing after bay area connection to the man who has taken over the powerful international monetary fund after its chief was arrested on sexual assault charges in new york. 64-year-old john lipsk can -- lips -- lipske. meanwhile pressure is mounting for the head of the imf to resign as he sits in a new york jail. alison burns has more on that and why many are upset about the way he's being treated. >> reporter: automatic tree
ya's prime minister says dominique strauss-kahn should step down immediately. some are expressing concern about how he is being treated in the united states and many in france are questioning the fact that strauss-kahn was pulled off a flight, humiliating walked in front of cameras and yesterday appeared in a televised courtroom. the head of the ims is accused of attacking a maid in his luxury hotel suite but he's denying the charges. here's what we heard from his lawyer as he arked for him to be let out on jail. >> there are significant issues that we have already found -- inaudible >> reporter: fox news reports investigators discovered blood on the sheets and other potential evidence in the luxury hotel where strauss-kahn was staying and that a rain kit down dna evidence on the woman making the assault and
attempted rain claims against him. a judge has denied bail for strauss-kahn. he will be back in court on friday. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:17. well, the king of jordan is now in washington, d.c. king abdullah ii is meeting with president obama at the white house. now, on thursday, he'll make a speech at the state department on his views on what's happening in the middle east. also right now the senate foreign relations committee is holing a hearing on u.s./pakistan raids that killed osama bin laden. there's senator john kerry. he just came back from pakistan. senator kerry says two countries have agreed on what they should do to ease tensions. now, among those steps, today, pakistan will give back the broken tail of a damaged u.s. helicopter used during the raid that killed osama bin laden. after that chopper crashed,
u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s actually tried to destroy it. but the tail section remained intact. in some of these photos that have come out, experts say they've never seen a helicopter like this one and that's leading to speculation it was a kind of new stealth technology. senator kerry negotiated the return of that helicopter when he was in pakistan. this morning, queen elizabeth is in ireland on an historic visit. just hours before her arrival, irish police defused a bomb. this is video of the queen arriving this morning. the bomb defused was found in the luggage apartment of a bus outside of dublin. one other device was examed that was suspicious but turned out to be a host. queen elizabeth is the first to visit ireland since it gained independence in 149. floodwaters on the mississippi river are expected
to reach near level levels in greenville, mississippi today. now, people living in parts of low-lying louisiana, they are putting in stilts trying to protect their home. look at these pictures. while diverting water will spare hefley on eight -- heavily populated areas, it will hurt the homes, businesses and farms there. >> we can plant over. but it's the people further south with homes and their property is gonna be destroy. the army corp of engineers sas -- the army corps of engineers opened up the morganza.
a bizarre story. watermelons exploding in china. it's all because of a plant by -- a plan by farmers to make some more money. and a communications breakdown by first responders to go without high-tech help. how mayor ed lee is now responding. good morning. westbound bay bridge looks not that good here. we'll tell you about all of the problems cropping up in the tuesday commute.
to get a closer examination. "the examiner" reports that ed hee want as review of the system after it broke down for several hours last thursday and friday. that forced dispatchers to use pad and paper. it also forced first responders in the field to use radars. still no word on the cause of the breakdown. 7:23. there's a crash of exploding watermelons in china. it's true the an investigative report by a chinese television network has found the reason why. china's central television stays farmers are using too much of a chemical that helps the fruit grow faster. they were hoping to market ahead season and make more money but obviously the plan has backfired and they are using ablers of watermelon because of -- acres of
watermelon. the public is being invited to look at the new scenes for b.a.r.t. >> we'll post a link under ktvu.com if you would like to see about times and days. that would be nice to have some input. >> yeah, they were smiling and maybe that's an indication. sal, you are smiling about the toll plaza? >> no. but my suggestion is the plastic seats, like the ones in new york. they will stay clean. >> good morning. to answer your question about the toll plaza, it's backed up, it's not backed up any farther than it normally would be even though it's raining but the rain has slowed down other commutes. it's slowing you down on all of the bay area bridges. we've had a lot of lender benders. but fortunately, it has not been as bad. i think the winter storms -- or
the storms we have in winter are bad. this is no longer winter. it seems like it but it's not. >> let's take a look at 80 northbound and -- look at 880 northbound and southbound. southbound traffic is doing well. northbound is doing well driving to downtown, so far, anyway. if you're in the -- if you're in the south bay, we have a crash. it's not an injury crash but it's slowing traffic. 208 is slow approaching 87. let's go to steve. light rain out there. you are correct, though, it's not winter, but it does feel almost winterlike with these conditions, it's gray, cloudy, temperatures upper 40s, low 50s and one system which set the stage is now being replaced by another one. we're starting to see light rain from marin county and kind of stretching over san pablo
bay. that's really light. a lot of low 50s here. yesterday's system left .10 to over 1.50 of rain. one more system you canning out of the northwest will give us a cloudy day. more rain, kind of a drizzly pattern. upper 50s and very low 60s. some areas may struggle to get past 5 or 59. they should be in the upper 70s to 80. we should see is improving conditions. we should see a decrease by tonight. thursday, friday, saturday look okay. but not that great. there could be more cloud and drizzle as we head into the the weekend. all right. the stunning news broke overnight. the six scandal behind the breakup of california's power couple. live coverage from southern california. >> reporter: and what the oakland city council could do tonight that could put an end
wife, maria shriver. our reporter bob decastro is live in santa monica with more on the former governor's stunning confession. i know this was a big story in los angeles, bob. >> reporter: it certainly was. we're standing just around the corner from arnold schwarzenegger's personal office. no comment from the offices here. but i can tell you, it was just last week that the former first couple of california announced they were splits up after 25 years. there was a lot of spec lation and now the bombshell worst -- speculation and now the bombshell, arnold schwarzenegger finally admitting to maria shriver that he had fathered this child from a staff member that he has worked with for more than 20 years. the encounter happened ten years ago and that's when maria
shriver left the house. they were saying that the father's -- that the child was her staff member's husband and so maria shriver thought whole time that was the case. now, schwarzenegger has taken responsibility for the child since the beginning. the woman apparently left the staff in january on good terms, retiring after ten years, receiving severence payments. >> reporter: he went on to apologize to maria and family. the couple has four children together. they range in age from 13 to 21. and there's still no comment this morning from maria shriver.
back to you, dave. >> thank you. it 7:2. a program meant to -- 7:32. a program meant to end violence may be coming to an end tonight. kraig debro is live to explain why the city council is considering cutting off funding for gang injunctions. >> reporter: good morning. gang injunctions go hand in hand with the safety zones. within the safety zones you're not supposed to find them associated with each other. we're at 61st and add -- adddy line right now. the full city council could vote tonight after a meeting, that vote could take place and we spoke to one man in north oakland who likes the idea of
gang injunctions. >> you don't see much of a crowd or -- for a lot of activity going on. >> do you see a bunch of people hanging out together at stores or whatever? >> no, not at all. >> reporter: now, this is a map -- this is a map of the safety zone in north oakland. within the is the scope, the gang members cannot congregate, socialize or carry guns. john you are so is seeking another -- ruse so is speak soo -- russo is seeking an injunction. reporters say there's another tool. critics say that he are a form of racial profiling. mayor quan says the money could be better spent on different programs. one individual said the mayor could favor some of these
injunctions but they would have to be limited in some scope. if the two missions seem at odds, that's because outgoing city attorney john russo continue to pursue these ideas. kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:35. a bay area congress woman says millions of dollars allocated for gas line i -- improvements from spent somewhere else. jackie spear said she got it this from state utility's commission but only received a vague response about how money was spent. pg&e replaced some of the old pipelines but not the one that blew up in san bruno last year. alameda police tell us this morning that the driver who hit
and killed a 13-year-old boy is cooperating with their investigation. brandon saracenson was riding his bike when he was hit yesterday afternoon. he was taken to oakland children's hospital where he was pronounced dead. police say the driver who hit brandon did stop and was not arrested. police have not said what led up to the crash. >> mother of a daily city boy with bubble boy disease will be talking among lawmakers today. one of woman's twins died of the disease which leaves babies with no immune system. other twin did not have disease. then they had a third son with disease but he survived because of a bone marrow transplant. mullin and others want it to be required that all babies are tested por this disease.
43-year-old hoyt colonel benjamin palmer was killed last thursday in afghanistan. the defense department says he was killed by small arms fire. he served three tours of duty in iraq. he leaves behind a wife and a children. yesterday, the state assembly approved a crackdown on carrying unloaded handguns in public places. the so huff called open-carry bill now moves onto the senate. also, yesterday, a federal judge in sacramento rule that people do not have a receipt to carry a concealed weapon in public. the mans to remob the oak tree nicknamed "granny will reportedly move ahead. neighbors rallied trying to save this 300-year-old tree creed. some tried to get a --
yesterday. some tried to get a restraining order yesterday. closing arguments are set to begin today in the former journalist, chauncey bailey. prosecution has call nearly 0 witnesses, including broussard. broussard testified that bey ordered him to kill bailey. this morning, contra costa county supervisors had discuss new ways to keep stray dogs on a short leash. the board will consider an ordinance requiring the spaying and neutering of any dog that's
been -- taking a taxi in san francisco may cost you more money soon. the city's transportation agency will vote today on raising fares. that would include an increase in the flagdrop from 310 to 350, an additional dime for every fifth of a mile and an extra dime for each minute spent waiting in a traffic jam. some relief could be coming to those riders who ride the rail line. in the morning buses would pick up passengers at 11 stops on judah between 48th and 19th avenue. the bus would go straight to the financial district. in the evening, the buses would leave from the financial district. it would not pass off -- drop off passengers until judah and 1th avenue. all right. we want to check in again with
sal. problems out there? >> yeah it just occurred to me that people who live in cole valley, they might like that. >> that's true. >> let's take a look at the commute now. traffic -- if you -- well, if you are taking muni, we haven't heard of any major re-- delays. westbound 24, live pictures shows crowded conditions here in la fayette on the way up to the tunnel. it's also crowded okay the other side. there's a lad in freeway at 580. in the south bay, northbound 17 there is a crash in the summit. that's also some slow traffic this morning on 85, 280 and of course on 101. let's go to steve. >> kind of a gray day today. kind of a drizzly height rain.
cazadero picked up 1.50. santa rosa, .23. davenport almost .50. san francisco is at .2.4. lom key po, 1.25 and middleton, .82 to 1 inches of rain. san jose at .02. but there are others, about.of .25 in the east bay -- about .10 of .25 in the east bay. temperatures average for this time of year. more rain but not a rod. cloudy, cool. tomorrow's showers will be ending. it will continue to be cool but then we'll get some low 70s and we'll back it off again.
today maybe .10 to .50. i'm kind of pushing it there. win still out of the southeast, 15, 30 miles an hour. very light rain around marin county, nevada, richmond, oakland, down to the santa cruz mountains. 50s, low to mid. there is a break. you can see it right there. high pressure will build in. it's coming out of the northwest. we'll actually keep conditions coming. very chilly, very gray skies upper 50s, low 60s. concord 61. that's it. mountain view is in there. 60 santa cruz, temperatures now should be close to 80 for some. not today or tomorrow. sun and clouds partly cloudy
thursday into friday. we get a little warmup but it looks like it cools back down again. 7:4. nuclear admission what japan is admitting for first time about what happened at the damaged nuclear power plant shortly after march's mass inearthquake. some consider johnny depth hollywood royalty and it turns out he may really have some royal -- royal routes. the bay area -- a place with natural beauty
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there. the dow currently down 59 and dropping. nasdaq down 6. s&p down 1. now, another big reason for the markets to be down this morning, hewlett-packard's stock, so far, it's down over 8% after this morning's announcement that it is cutting the full year outlook to $5 a share. that's down 28 cents. hp reported second-quarter revenue actually climbed to $36.1 billion. palo alto-based company released its report a day earlier than expected after an executive memo warned a tough ahead was made public. and na list -- analysts will be closely watching the public offering for linked in, the website for professionals will go public on thursday. the company hopes to raise
millions dollars to headache it biggest in five years. jerry lewis is retiring from the annual telethon that he has made famous. the 85-year-old is giving up hosting duties of the multiple sclerosis association's labor day weekend telethon. lewis has been the host for 45 years but has reduced his contributions because his own health issues and the demands of the job. he will stay in caught, he says. the tele-- stay in the house, though, he says. ktvu is one of the stations that airs the telethon every monday. a 2-year-old girl killed in a crosswalk, her parents now
want texting and talking on the phone strict. pam cook has more. >> prosecutors say 18-year-old kate lin dunnaway was texing while driving through a crosswalk last december. her car hit and killed 2-year- old calli and seriously injured her mother who has undergone several surgeries during the month the student is playing volleyball and is its -- acy waiting her police be sentence. >> this is the person who took other daughter's life and she's walking around free and high and i look at my wife every day. it's a strug. >> i think teenagers they decide they don't have a sons -- have a lot of responsibility
and don't realize the repercussions of their actionses. the teenaged driver in this case was not arrested, vehicular manslaughter charge. that's why calli's parents are trying to change the laws and make distracted -- distracted driving a felony. investigators say she was also driving at an unsafe speed when she hit calli who was holding her hand this a crosswalk. back to dave. 7:49. the operator of japan's damaged nuclear power plant now admits there was a meltdown in one of the reactors 16 hours after the march 11th earthquake. test co says the cooling testimony -- cooling system
worked properly but when it malfunctioned after it was hit with the nuclear reactor. well, this is day one of an emergency drill for residents near california's levees. emergency teams will practice mock evacuations, sandbagging and mobilizing emergency operations in 23 of the 5 counties here in los angeles. the governor has determined that second has the -- has the second highest flood risk of any other stay behind new orleans. johnny depp may be related to britain's royal family. a british jean ol gist tells a local newspaper that the star and the queen are 20th cousins.
and happening right now, the crew on board the space shuttle "endeavour" is now into its second day in space and these are some live pictures right now the underbelly of the shuttle. they checked this very carefully. they are checking heat shielding files. so far they are -- til emt s. so far they've not reported any problems. "endeavour" is scheduled to dock with the international space station shortly after 3:00 a.m. our time 0 tomorrow. >> it's a strange-looking picture but it's very important to check those -- >> yeah. exactly. that's what they are doing right now. >> yeah. a strange accident that happened -- that happened and sent two people to the hospital.
a backup motorized tram had be used for the tours of alcatraz after an accident yesterday left two people injured. look at these pictures, a 64- year-old mother and her son were on the tram when the tram hit a pipe. that caused the roof of the tram to collapse and other and son they were sitting in the front, they were hit. the two were taken to san francisco general hospital. another family member on board during accident, talked about those injuries. >> it's hard to tell. he has a pretty good gash on his head, my nephew does. my sister's eye -- and i thin he has to be -- thing he has to
be seen. i don't know. let's check in with sal. it's still fairly wet out there? >> it is. so far we have wet weather you can tell our camera is a little bit wet it's not that bad trafficwise. we have -- we have with a 15- minute wait on the bridge. if you are driving to 101, it should get better for you. let's take a look at the maps. where the 237 and the 101 meet it's not all that bad. looking at hayward in fremont. 880 southbound is brought down to 92. steve, earlier i tweeted -- i made a mistake with my tweet. 60s and os, i -- 70s, yes. 50s and os.
>> you are correct and forgiven. another round clouds and rain will swing in today. nothing real organized but a low is going to drop straight down tonight. you can see -- barrelly shows up on radar but it stretches from -- around the bay. today's highlights include a very chilly pattern. with 50s and very low 60s. maybe another .10 for most. it's possible some of the wetter locations could pick up another .50. it's just really the well-below average number on these highs. these temperatures should be closer to 80 degrees. that's not happening. we'll see some morning showers and then i think cool and breezy on wednesday and then improving conditions on thursday and friday. but really not that much warmer
as we head into the weekend. 7:56. grape growers are keeping an eye on the forecast as the unusual may storm continues to bring rain. growers tell us the wet weather seen so far will not hurt their crops. they actually expect rain at this time of year. however, if the wet weather continues until june, it could prevent grapes from growing. >> it needs to warm you. last two years have been pretty cool. we hope that this summer is not quite as possible -- cool. the worst time to get rain is in the fall because water can rot fruit before it's ready to pick. a bay area woman attacked by a bear at yellowstone. why that grizzly store is still on the loose. a bombshell about a secret affair and a child that broke up arnold schwarzenegger's marriage. i'm live with out this -- with how it came out and how people
good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. it's tuesday, may 17th. it is the stunning six scandal behind the breakup of arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver. today's "laugh times" reports they separated after schwarzenegger admitted he fathered a child with a long- tell member of their staff. eric rasmussen is in reaction -- is in oakland getting reaction. >> reporter: you know on schwarzenegger's website, it says stay tuned for my next move. we now know the secret he's owning up to. "l.a. times" is reporting that maria shriver moved out of their mansion this year after art at said it was his.
now -- after arnold schwarzenegger said it was his. now, the worker resigned from their employ with certain rinse pay -- severence package. we spoke with some people in the bay area. >> that's shocking. >> reporter: are you surprised? >> no. this happens all of the time. >> reporter: in a written statement, schwarzenegger said there are no excuses. i take full responsibility for the hurt i've caused. i have apologized to maria, my children and family. just last week we were reporting the separation that the couple announced jointly. schwarzenegger has reportedly supported this other child financially from the very beginning but he and that former staff member had managed to keep this all a secret until now. we're live in oakland, eric spillman, ktvu channel 2 news. owners of six homes on a sliding hillside in san pablo
are accusing city turning its back on them. about 20 minutes ago, allie rasmus talk with city manager about what action the city may take. >> reporter: good morning, tori. first i want to show you the homes affected by this landslide. there are a total of six of them here in san pablo. three at the top of the hill, including that yellow house that you are looking at. three homes at the bottom of the hill. we're standing in what's left of the back yard of one of the homes in the fill. you can see where the problem this, this massive land slide has knocked out a basketball fence. the city say even though this all looks unsettling -- unsettling, the ground is stable compared to six months ago. they say the earth has not moved significantly in the past
month or so. when i spoke to the manager, he explained there's no pub hick property threatened by this landslide so it doesn't make sense for the city to did this an emergency situation. that's why city council is ink thissing about viping away the emergency declaration -- that -- that's why city council is thinking about stripping away the emergency declaration. now, homeowners are upsetp they say their homeowners' insurance doesn't cover policy likes this. most don't. they are running out of options. >> what are otherrenses? i don't see any -- what are the other options? i don't see any. >> insurance company? >> i've had them come out, they can't do anything. some of the homeses -- some of the homes are red and yellow tagged, one of the homes had to
red-tag one of their property because it was deemed unsafe to live in. two other homes were forced to move out. the assistant city manager says if the council decides to trip a -- strip away that declaration, they would send managers back to the hillslide and test the soil. there's a possibility the homeowners could move back into the house. the homeowners are not happy about that. the council was to make a decision about declaration last night and they've postponed that until june. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. thank you. >> this morning, los angeles police will update the search for the two men who brutally beat giants' fan bryan stow. the l.a.p.d. has been following up with hundreds of leads since the attack six weeks ago and the trips increased dramatically
after hundreds of billboards went up. it shows sketches of the two suspects along with a reward money. stow is at sf general hospital after being moved from his los angeles hospital room since yesterday. the oakland police department is considering reorganizing its main investigative branch. police say it would make the department more efficient. officers would work in each of the categories. instead -- instead of just one. but the head of the policeune yun says property crimes would be given a lower priority and may not even be investigated. oakland police say nothing will be finalized until the middle of the summer. the former president of the heeledsburg soccer team has -- healdsburg soccer team has pled guilty to three counts of grand
theft. authorities say he was writing checks to himself and stole more than $34 north korea in34 -- $34,000. school principal says all 100 seniors in the class are required to write a letter explaining their role in this food fight and whether they knew about it before it happened. the school saysen will get to prom and graduation but those involved in the food fight won't be able to go on the after graduation trip. coming up at 7:15, why the judge -- 8:15, why the judge refused bail for dominique strauss-kahn. a bay area woman is one of two california hikers attacked by a bear near yosemite, rather
than yellow stone last week. marge agers -- managers say shanna ridge was hiking with her friend. the bear gave them scratches. paul low alto is rammening up plans -- palo ail is ramping up -- palo alto is ramping up. the city says they are getting complaints about the spotty coverage and residential areas. right now, the city has about 70 wireless communities. other officials expect to add about 50 more in the next couplep -- couple of years. there's also a number one -- number one in the latest customer satisfaction survey of
the wire les technology. sprint is tied for first with verizon. both getting a banking of 72 out of 100 from their customer. t-mobile comes in the 0 after learning -- after earning a 73 last year. if you're suffering from wi- fi slowdown in your home, a brush study is offering a couple of tips to get a better perm formance. one of the more interesting tips involves your router and interference from your neighbor's wi-fi or home appliances. the study says you can avoid a wi-fi traffic jam by buying a router that operates at 5 hig ga hertz as well as the crowd -- more crowded bans. 8:0. in the coming weeks, walnut
creek officials will be be discussing ten years worth of transportation projects for a major city thoroughfare. they are to improve traffic slow -- traffic flow and traffic. if you have ever gone up to the ignacio valley road, it's very heavy anyway. >> yeah. >> so they don't need any more construction. 8:09 let's see what sal sees on the roads now. hey, sal? it's that again. >> that pesky microphone. >> he likes me to do the hand thing. >> that's right. >> there it is. it's been pretty slow in some areas, but surprisingly it
it has not been as bad as a winter day. i'm not sure why. the traffic is going to be okay. it may not be raining as part as it -- as hard as it was back in february and march -- february and march. it's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, that's improving, metering lights arecied on a little bit faster and some of the traffic has been clearing up. s had, the nimitz freeway is pretty slow but that's a typical bay, as could the -- across the bay to peninsula, not doing well. southbound 101 and a crash near olden. let's go to establish. >> we do have cloudy skies, light rain around.
it looks like it will continue and we'll see improving conditions on thursday and friday. it doesn't look like it will get much warmer as we head into the weekend. some pretty decent rainfalls. >> that was about the norm, about.to .10 to .30. .82, napa,.two-thirds the rain. brentwood a further -- down to pay parks. still plenty of moisture -- still plenty of moisture. temperatures can't get much colder. .10 should cover it. more of a drizzly nuisance
system. 15, 30-mile-per-hour winds out of the south-southeast. and you can see some of that rain picking up in intensity. cue kye ya is in the upper -- is in the upper 40s. some rain very lie. so but it's there. everyone is really close. 51 to 55 and that system will will -- will drop down. cloudy skies, more rain on way. breezy at times. maybe windy along the coast. upper 50s for areas that should be 20 years warmer than that, to extremely low 60s t doesn't help that the water temperatures are really cold. five-day showers will carry us into wednesday morning. mostly sunny, partly sunny, warmer thursday and friday but then saturday may clouds roll in, it looks like another cooldown by sunday.
it's spring. yeah, cloudy skies. some light rain picking up now towards the north bay, also towards the peninsula and santa cruz mountains. it will be dreary. highs in the upper 50s. had some record rain in oakland. it picked up .25. and that was the most reported -- recorded on such a date. looks for wet weather to continue today into tonight and decreasing by tomorrow morning. happening right now -- we're watching washington. democratic senator -- senator charles schumer, along with the senator from missouri are holding this news conference talking about oil refinery gas production. they want the federal trade commission to find out if the refineries are cutting back on their production just to keep the gasoline prices high. they point to a recent study that shows refineries are operating at about 8 -- at about
2% -- 22%. now, a man -- a plan to end incentives for the oil companies and conoco film snipes next -- conocophillips. the 18.4 cent a gallon tax has nod been raised since 1993. and with more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road, rev cue is decreasing for road maintenance. the hearing will look at the benefits and drawbacks of a vehicle mile tax. 8:17. now we're hearing after a bay area connection to the man
taken -- to the man now taking control after dominique strauss- kahn has been arrested. he's been the number two man at the imf for the last five years. it's not clear if lipske will be a short-term or long-term replacement. right now it's he's aggrade to hand -- to handle that job -- agreed to handle that job for now. as alison burns reports, the imf chief faces four charges and is in bail with no jail. >> reporter: the charges against the man who was the top contenders to be france's new president has sent waves all over the world. dominic strauss-kahn should step down. but other europeanfullys and many in france are more
supportive. one top french official is raiding questions about the u.s. handling of the case. this seems to be a tradition in new york. strauss-kahn's attorneys are denying the charges againstly. and there are reports that they will say i has an alley by. but -- alibi. but others are saying there was blood found in the hotel where he assaulted the maid. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:19. well, this morning, queen elizabeth of england is in ireland and this is a history- making visit. but just hours before she arrived, irish police defused a woman -- bomb. you are looking at the between right there. she's in dublin, ire rand.
one another -- ireland. one another suspicious device turned out to be a hoax. queen -- we're looking at her live. we're behind her right now. she's the first monarch to visit ireland in 100 years. there are reports this morning that an 8-year-old bay area girl has been taken away from her mother. kerry campbell says she's been giving her daughter botox injections to keep her -- to help her compete. the san francisco unit reported that the mother actually lives in another bay city air and san francisco is no hocker
responsible -- no longer longer sons -- no longer responsible. state lawmakers are considering a bill that would require all parents to be responded to within a few days of their supporting on myspace. 35-year-old james dunbar was find last friday right now the upper yosemite trail. that very same day a professor from austin, texas, apparently drowned after sliping -- slipping on the missed trail and fell into the river. according to the calendar, it's late spring but there's a winter storm warning in the sierra today. the warning will be in effect through tomorrow. higher elevations in the sierra received about a foot and a half of new snow from sunday to
new l.e.d. light bulbs will be introduced this week in philadelphia as a ban on energy-guzzling bulbs takes effect. the new l.e.d. bulbs being tribb duesed -- introduced hey not be popular, especially when you look at the price tag. they cost about $50 each. the final chapter for borders bookstore may be just a couple the weeks away. the recently-brust company may be forced to liquidate all stores nationwide if they can't find a buy -- buyer.
when borders filed for bankruptcy in anybody, it announced it would close 200 -- 200 stores, including several bay area locations. all right. 8:25. we want to check this with sal. keeping a close eye on the commute. some trouble spots out there? >> yeah, the wet weather has not made it easy for this tuesday. we've had some breaks out there as well. let's take a look at the bay bridge because it's coming better. going bridge traffic looks good and so does the -- golden gate bridge traffic looks good. traffic is more or less normal for this time of the morning. let's go to steve. >> i had to click on the heater last night. it was so cool. but temperatures will stay really cool, in fact, upper 50s. we've stuck in the low to mid- 50s right now.
that's a -- that's lucky. lompico 1.25. napa, .3. there was more towards st. helena. and there was some decent totals around. about .10 to .25. mount key an blow picked -- diablo picked up rain as well. now the rain is beginning to pick up towards north bay and peninsula, san mateo coast, santa cruz coastline into the mountains. 50s on the temperatures. they won't get much warmer than that. cloudy skies, more rain. breezy, 50s and os. some these temperatures have probably said a hundred times. they are a good 250 degrees
below average. there are hints after cooldown, dave, as we go into the weekend. >> okay, steve. some bay area ferry riders could have something waiting for them at the end of their working day. and it will cost them cash. >> reporter: the proposal that could cut gunding for gang injunctions in the city of oakland. also two things add up to trouble at one bay area freeway ramp. we'll tell you what happened overnight.
live. he's in santa monica with more on this stunning confession. >> reporter: good morning. it was just last week that the couple announced they were splitting up after 25 years. certainly a -- certainly a lot of speculation why. and then the article in "l.a. times" this morning breaks the story wide open of the former governor telling his wife, maria shriver, that he had fathered a child with a former household staff member, a woman who had been with them for over 20 years. that's why, according to the "times" that the -- that maria shriver left their brentwood home. the encounter apparently happened ten years ago before schwarzenegger ran for office, the former staffer the entire time had been saying another man, her husband was the child's father until schwarzenegger came clean. schwarzenegger has been taken care of this child financially since the start. the woman left the staff in
january on good terms retiring after 0 years and apparently received -- 20 years and apparently received a severence statement. schwarzenegger said "i told my wife about this event which occurred over a decade ago. i understand and deserve the feelings of anger and disappointment among my friends and family. there are no excuses and i take full responsibility for the hurt i may have caused. he went on to apologize to maria an family -- and the family. back to you. >> thank you, bob decastro live for us in santa monica. funding for gang injunctions in the city of oakland could soon be cut. kraig debro is live with more on the vote scheduled to take place at tonight's city council meeting. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: yeah, the idea is being put forth by two city
council members. they want to reduce or cut money for the gang injung shuns. -- injunctions. the city attorney's office says an injunction is similar to a restraining order. it's designed to restrict the criminal organization's ability to commit more crime within that zone. a man who lives across the street from the border says he hasn't seen any improvement and doesn't expect to. >> that's not gonna work. everywhere you go there are gangs. the police can't stop it and i respect them for trying to stop, pd, but it's not gonna work. >> reporter: the injunction
would prohibit members from associating, protesting firearms." the man who is most agrovive -- aggressive in seeking the gang injunctions has already taken a another job in alameda with the same position. it's unclear when he leaves if these gang injunctions will leave withly. back to you. >> thank you. prosecutors say a rohnert park teen was texting and driving when sheep hit a 2-year- old girl in the -- when -- when she hit a 2-year-old girl in the crosswalk. coming up why the parents say the punishment is not enough and why they are seeking justice to others. a marin county highway ramp
was flooded from northbound 1 to 101. a woman stuck in all of this had to be rescued. the chp shut the ramp down because of all of the flooding for two hours. in just a couple of hours the third stage of the amgen tour of california will begin. stage two took place yesterday from never vau city to sacramento. it was originally supposed to start in squaw valley. the first stage of the race in lake tahoe was cancelled altogether because of snow. tomorrow's race begins in livermore. it will end in san jose. we have some new video coming into the ktvu newsroom. it shows two yachts sailing near the golden gate bridge. now, these yachts are the usa a76 and the america.
this took place a short time ago. it's all to give san francisco just a glimpse of what the 2013 america's cup will look like. the yachts will be in the bay area until september and you will get to see them as they hope promet the -- promote the 2013 competition. california gun rights activists have suffered two setbacks. one at court, the in the state assembly. the open-carry bill will move to the senate and also yesterday, a federal judge in sacramento rummed people do not have a constitutional right to carry a could be sealed weapon in public. the -- concealed weapon in public. the mother of a boy with bubble's disease, one of her twins died of the disease.
the other twin did got have the disease. she had a third son who also had the disease but she -- but he survived because he had a test prior to birth. and plans to remove an old "oak tree" named granny will reportedly move ahead next week. the neighbors rally to try to save the 300-year-old tree yesterday morning. some tried to obtain a restraining order. the san francisco public utilities commission says the tree removal is part of seismic upgrading to the hetch hetchy's water delivery system. closing arguments begins today in the chauncey bailey murder trial. yusef bey and anton mackey are accused of killing the journalist in the sum of 2007
-- summer of 2007. prosecutors call nearly 70 witnesses, including broussard, broussard testified a he ordered him to kill bailey. the contra costa county supervisors will consider new ways to keep stray dogs on a short leash. spaying or neutering will be required for those docks who have been stray more than once. the vallejo police department is stepping up its parking enforcement and computers who use the bay link ferries to san francisco could be the ones who have to pay up. department is trying to be more consistent in endorsing its three-hour parking limit. that includes the parking lot next to the ferry building. last week, 60 is tickets were written -- were written in one
day. >> sticky -- 6060s. >> 60 sect -- 60 tickets. >> 60 secretaries. we're gonna look at all of the cameras up on the network. the golden gate, you can see it's okay. it's not bad. as a matter of fact we were just talking about the traffic. in february and march it was much worse than today. we do have a couple of fender- benders that have just dropped -- cropped up 101, a three-car accident with no injuries. one last thing we're gonna show you here. see the wind? you can see the tarp on the pickup truck driving away kind of blowing in the wind there. it isn't gonna be great driving. just use extra time. we have really a cold, raw day for this time of year.
santa rosa's high should be 79 this time year. they will be lucky to break 5. we're 20 degrees below average. the rain is adding up. you get over an inch of rain. >> you get this kind of pattern and it just adds up and adds up. oakland and san francisco all had .25 of rain. lompico, 1.25. middletown, 80. napa .3. st. helena .23. mount de -- diablo almost .61. some heavier amounts up along the skyline but nothing too
outrageous. you bring in the cold air and that will squeeze out mere available moisture. .to .5. it's cold out there. 15, 30 miles an hour. 50s or os. live stormtracker starting to light up. for a while, it was feignly -- mainly confined to the mountains. in north bay trying to pick up as that system inches closer below. cloudy, more rain really cool on these temperatures with breezy conditions. 50s and low 60s. again, some of these temperatures inland are close to 20 degrees we low average for this time of year. cloudy light rain will continue. decreasing on wednesday. it looks better thursday and
friday. it's showing signs. mother nature may be paying another cooler visit by weekend. >> okay. thank you. turning tragedy into change. how the devastated parents after little girl killed by a teenaged driver are taking action to help others. also -- the big rumor this morning. it involves the glamour out first lady of france.
8:44. breaking news out of pakistan. pakistan's army says a senior al qaeda operative has been arrested in the city of karachi. army says the man had been working directly under al qaeda leaders along the border between pakistan and afghanistan. pakistan has been under pressure to do more to identify and arrest members of al qaeda and the taliban after the u.s. discovered osama bin laden living in a military town in pakistan. time now, 8:45. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you. we're now finding out more about the six scandal that led to the breakup of arnold schwarzenegger and his wife, mars. today's mars -- and his wife,
maria shriver. they separated after arnold schwarzenegger told maria shriver that he fathered a child by a member of their staff. bryan stow is now in a san francisco hospital after being moved from los angeles yesterday. and the chief of the monetary fund is con fined to his jail sell for now. prosecutors warned he might try to flee to avoid prosecution. this thursday of the parents of a little girl killed while crossing the street with her mother come face to face with a teenaged driver who hit her. pam cook is in newsroom with more. pam? >> well, this thursday, 18-year- old kaitlynn dunnaway will be in court to face charges of
vehicular manslaughter for hitting and killing a little girl. prosecutors say dunnaway was texting while driving and her car hit and killed 2-year-old calli murray and seriously injured calli's mother who has undergone several sunkries. >> we should be tucking in our daughter at night. not me turking in my wife and getting my wife to the bathroom and get a shower and get up -- to get up. >> they hope to turn this tragedy into a lesson. they are working with state lawmakers to make distracted driving a felony. >> nothing we can do can bring calli back. but if we can get out and train
people -- and stop them, maybe this won't happen. >> right now the charge is a misdemeanor. so she may only face one year in jail. again, the murrays hope to change the laws would make it a nell -- felony like drunk driving is. back to dave. >> thank you, pam. 8:47. palestinian president mahmoud abbas wants united nations' recognition of palestinian statehood this ta. he says he hopes that -- this fall. he says he hopes that will give -- will lead to more negotiating with israel. president obama says recognize of a palestinian state hood would allow republicans -- palestinians to face as
citizens. the first lady of france is not denying rumors she's president. this is after nicolas sarkozy's father told a german newspaper his son and his wife are expecting their first child together. president and his wife are not responding. they say it's a private matter. well, there's a couple in israel so enamored with facebook they named their new baby girl "like." that's right. her first name comes from the "like" function on the facebook page. they said they wanted a name that's modern and innovating -- innovative. house speaker john boehner will attend another fund racer and a lot of people apparently are willing to open their wallets to the american
republican. >> mostlys about people i would assume and i think they are saying we have to get involved. this is our time. not when. >> >> erleft the ritz carlton hotel after the fund-raiser last night. david chu says visit to san francisco is a little ironic because boehner has spoken on so-called san francisco values. still ahead -- you can imagine fields of -- fields of exploding water watt -- exploding watermelons.
8:52. the crew on the space shuttle "endeavour" are now in their second day of space. down on the ground, the nasa people, they are keeping an eye on them. the astronauts, though, they are carefully busy up there, checking the heat shields on the underside of "endeavour," looking for any possible damage from the launch. so far no problems which is good. they are also checking out their spacesuits, the ones they will use during the four space walks planned during this mission. "endeavour" can is due to -- "endeavour" is due to dock with the international space station about 3:00 a.m. our time tomorrow.
and central control will give them a wakeup song. the one picked this morning was from gabrielle giffords's. she chose u2's "beautiful day." watermelons that are exploding in china. a chinese tv investigation says they can explain why. the report says farmers have been using too much of a chemical that helps fright grow fast. hoping they can get the fruit to harvest early and make more money, but the plan has beak fired. they are losing acres of watermelons because of it. the emergency communications in texas is about to get a closer look. ed lee want as review of the system after it broke down for several hours. it forced police officers out in the field to use radios,
instead of their on-board computers. there's no word on what caused the breakdown. this is day one of an emergency drill for residents near california's levees. emergency teams will practice mock evacuations, sandbagging and mobilizing emergency operations in 23 of the 58 counties in california. the federal government has already determined that sacramento has the second highest flood risk of any u.s. city right behind new orleans. california has 1100 miles of levees and -- and move of them are more than 100 years. a neighborhood is holding a self-defense class for the people who live in the glen park neighborhood. the class is may 5th. it's sponsored by the glen park patrol safety committee. it costs $40. it will be hold at the gymnasium at st. john's school. a project to increase
access to the area will require them to move. the cost for this. $150,000. the reap, setup, security and broadcasting fees. the giants are about to be the first pro team to join the fight in bullying of teenagers. they signed up to create the "it gets better" video. more than 10,000 celebrities, political figures and others have put "it gets better" videos on youtube. we're mott sure which giant players will make an appearance in their -- and their video is expected to be released in the -- in the comep weeks. if you are a fan of the show
"glee" three lucky winners will get to see market i morrison a -- at the mountain winery. go to website and put in "glee" for the secret word. a computer glitch happened at is a -- at a valero gas station. lock lines started to form. the owner did not notice the cheap gas and said he lost $21,000. he hopes the people will come back. and sod news in the baseball world, minnesota twins
said herman kilabriuw died in arizona of cancer. >> great slugger. we do want to check in with sal. how's the commute? >> that's okay. traffic is moving along okay on the westbound bay bridge. not bad there. once you get on the bridge, a little bit slow, 80 the weather is not helping out -- 880, the weather is not helping out. cloudy skies, gray -- gray, breezy cold. we'll see improving conditions on thursday and friday. temperatures way below average. >> okay. thank you for watching. have a good day. >> bye now.
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