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state farm. we are live in san francisco where vandals strike a bart station. we'll tell you which one and how it can be connected to an earlier protest. remembering the san bruno pipeline disaster. the events planned for today. the first anniversary of that explosion. why stranded passengers at sfo had to reschedule flights this morning for southern california. the east coast is on terror watch this morning. the credible threat against certain targets in two major cities. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues.
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well good morning, to you. welcome to friday, september 9th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. let's start with steve paulson and a look at weather. how does it look? >> a lot of fog out there right now. some of the fog has come a little bit lower and reduced visibility if you have clear skies that is a good thing. we will have warmer temperatures today. i want to show you the weekend. it does look like changes will be developing. a little warmer today and a push on saturday. sunday may be mostly cloudy. we'll talk about that and a cooling trend coming up. here is sal. good morning, san mateo bridge traffic that looks pretty good heading out to the high-rise and over to the peninsula. i do see lights out there. they just disappeared. hopefully we are in good shape here. let's move along to the bay bridge incline. getting up into treasure aland area that looks good. let's go back to the desk. we begin with double trouble for bart.
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vandals hit one san francisco station just hours after the latest protest at another station. tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning and has word on whether or not the vandalism is tied to the demonstration. >> reporter: these vandals came in with hammers and actually smashed some of the machines that you see behind me. this is one that was out of service when we first arrived. it appears the displayed screen has been fixed. this happened last night when protestors stormed in just before 10:00. police say 20-30 people rushed into the glen park station dressed in hoodies. they posted graffiti, they struck all seven clipper card readers. we still are not sure if they were part of a splinter group from that earlier prom test. >> move back. move back. >> reporter: just after 5:00 last night this one the scene at the powell street station.
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bart officials said they would allow protests as long as they happened in the free speech area outside of the fare gates but police shut down the station for two hours and arrested 30 people. >> once the circle was closed, the station was also closed. we could not maintain a safe atmosphere with the station open and with pay trents walking around. >> demonstration organizers from no justice no bart said they wanted to test the free speech limitations but bart said the protest interfered with its ability to operate trains. there is another demonstration scheduled for next monday night at the civic center station. live in san francisco i'm tom p.m.. here in the bay area bart sin creasing security ahead of the 9/11 -- bart is increasing security ahead of the 9/11 anniversary. this increase security comes even though there is no specific threat targeting the bay area. >> our time 6:03. southern california travelers trying to get here to the bay
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area. you are facing delays this morning due to the problems caused by that huge power outage. two southwest airlines flights going from san diego to oakland and san jose have been canceled. ktvu kraig debro live at sfo right now to give us all the details on what is going on from there. >> reporter: dave, three flights set to leave san diego and arrive at sfo have been canceled. three arriving flights have been canceled. are not sure if they are connected to the power outage. it will make it difficult for airlines to catch up. the people you see here actually waiting for the southwest ticket counter to open at 4:30 this morning. many of the same people are trying to get to san diego. some of them came last night. supposed to take flights at 4:30 and 7:30. they were told the flights were canceled. jus this morning virgin southwest and united canceled
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flights. airport spokesperson says the power doesn't knock out the planes of the control tower but it does knock out many other necessities. >> we're in the same situation. we have two main field generators and portable backup generators. we can only operate varied essential services. so planes can get in and out, but we cannot load and unload. we cannot check people on and off the plane. that is the problem. >> reporter: that massive power outage was caused when a utility worker in arizona triggered what turned out to be a domino effect. you have parts of arizona but mexico as well as southern california without power. we learned this morning that the san diego power company had about 1.4 million homes are now back online. the airports are still trying to catch up. not only sfo but oakland airport as well. reporting live at sfo i'm kraig
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debro. a new terror threat timed for this weekend's tenth anniversary of the september 11 attacks. we want to take you to live to ground zero in new york. u.s. counterterrorism officials say they have uncovered intelligence indicating al qaeda has plans to use car bombs to blow up bridges or tunnels in new york or washington, d.c.. now coming up at 6:15 we'll have a live report from our washington, d.c. newsroom with the increased security pressures in place in response to that threat. back here in the bay area today the city of san bruno is marking a sad anniversary. one year ago today the peninsula city became the scene of the worst pipeline in history. it exploded killing eight people and destroying dozens of homes. they will honor the victims
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with a public memorial at skyline college. demonstrators will hold a rally outside pg&e's head quarters on biel street in san francisco. they will mourn the victims while expressing their outrage over pg&e's response to the disaster. just last week the national transportation safety board pointed a finger of blame directly at pg&e. an apparent domestic dispute in vacaville turned deadly. police rushed to a home on cambridge drive. that is where they found a woman shot to death. we were told a man barricaded himself inside the home but he eventually gave up. he's no custody. thousands of people are expected to fill the fort bragg high school football stadium in memory of a popular local leader. they will be attending the council memorial for jerry melo. he was shot and killed two
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weeks ago at a rugged forest in fort bragg. bassler killed melo in a effort to protect his illegal opium field. golden gate transit will launch sunday express bus service. sunday services now being added because of the buses popularity. the bus trip will make seven trips leave from santa rosa and making stops in petaluma, nevada, and sausalito before heading into san francisco. there will be eight trips back from san francisco. hopefully everything is going smoothly on the road. how does it look? >> things usually start off very well dave and pam. the traffic is moving along very nicely if you are driving on interstate 880 in oakland. no majors problems here. let's go toot to another
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picture here and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is a little bit of a backup in the cash lanes. if you are driving in antioch highway 4 getting busier now. traffic is slowing down to 25 miles an hour there. pittsburgh and bay point looking good. let's go to steve. thank you. happy friday everyone. we do have low clouds around. the coast has not cleared out. there is a hint of a north wind out in the valley. higher elevations are two degrees warms than 24 hours ago. what are you telling us? some of the forecast models really warm things up. i don't see it here. fog low clouds are clear. some location are clear. fog will be retreating back by non. this afternoon it will be warmer inulin.
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some 90s and maybe even 102 up toward clear lake and ukiah. the tropical clouds up in the sierra, nebraska will mayplay -- 51 in santa rosa this morning. 56 livermore. same for concord and fairfield. redwood says don't forget me. they are 59 as well. a west win to 14 at travis. and a west, southwest santa rosa. that is not a warm direction for them. the tropical clown cover will -- cloud cover will continue to drift up. as it goes to the west it will tap into some of that moisture. i think low to mid 90s. all eyes focus on that low as it settled back. to give us a partly sunny and partly cloudy weekend.
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the fire watch has been canceled by the way. 60s to 100s. it will be a cooker. 80s for many. low 90s for some. 68 alameda to 80 castro valley. 80 san jose. 90 morgan hill. cupertino at 83. 70s on the peninsula. 76 palo alto. 64 in san francisco after yesterday's 61. five-day forecast with your weekend in view does show high clouds and partly sunny saturday. mostly cloudy and much cooler on sunday. there could be another shakeup at the highest levels of the silicon valley high- rise. why some reporters are getting close to where osama bin laden lived and died.
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welcome back to the morning news. time now 6:13. pakistan is blocking foreign journalists and other visitors from getting close to the compound where osama bin laden was killed. -ups of journalists traveled to the compound in the days after the navy seals raid. now pakistani police are not allowing reporters. officers say the compound is regarded as evidence into investigations how bin laden lived and how the cia found him. former al qaeda terrorist is the star of his own comic
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book. this shows kids in indonesia reading the comic book called i found the meaning of jihad. the 42-year-old helps train muslim before announcing terrorism. he hopes it will teach children in the middle east to avoid the mistakes he made. ktvu alison burns live in our washington, d.c. newsroom with the details of reported threats aimed at new york city and washington. allison. >> reporter: that is right the fbi and americas intelligent agencies are on the chase. they are looking for information about what is being called a credible but uncorroborated threat. this plot includes targeting new york and washington, d.c. with either a car or truck bomb. a handful of people may have come into the u.s. in recent
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days to carry out the attack. one of them may be a u.s. citizen. the information comes from a credible source out of pakistan. it has not been confirmed. here's what walnut creek congressman is saying about it. >> maybe it's a rumor. maybe there is nothing to it. if there is something to it than we know. we know two or three days ahead of it. we can then take action. >> reporter: now the fbi has sent a bulletin to 18,000 law enforcement agencies across the country. saying the plot could be intended to avenge the death of osama bin laden. and it also reportedly warns about other possible attacks involving small firearms, home made bombs, or poison. reporting live alison burns. the chairman of yahoo may now be in trouble. a new york investment firm that owns more than 5% of yahoo stocks is asking roy bostock an
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others to resign. the board made a number offed with decision -- bad decisions. nasa's latest moon shot is on hold again. there is concerns about the delta two rocket that will carry the two satellites into lunar orbit. high winds stopped the count down yesterday. nasa hoped to launch it today. there are questions about the system delaying that. now the rocket is set to lift off at 5:30 our time tomorrow morning if the weather permits. actress glen close will be here in the bay area next month promoting her new movie. it's called albert knobs and features the actress dressed as a man. >> i woman could sit at the counter. >> yes indeed.
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>> that is glen close portraying a butler. she will appear at a screening october 6th at the mill valley film festival. >> she is good. let's go to sal now. you are watching bay point; right? >> that is right we are starting there dave and pam. highway 4 looks good if you are driving in bay point. you will see slow traffic there as you drive to antioch if you are coming in from let's say the bypass and getting through antioch. also this morning we are at the bay bridge toll plaza looking at the backup that is building. it looks like the metering nights have been switch on. not too pad. let's talk about the east shore freeway. 80 westbound that traffic is looking goo. let's go to steve. i almost forgot you can follow us on facebook. yesterday i checked out the page. i haven't been on there for awhile. we have a lot more followers.
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we would love to include you. you can send us news tips and comment on anything that we have said throughout the show. it's great. 6:18 let's go to steve. can i sign up too, sal? >> you can. >> thank you. also on twitter by the way. sp weather. a lot of fog or clear. there will be a few high clouds coming in. today if you are in minute vino county or lake valley it will warm up a little bit. for other areas it's already sunny. 51-60. overcast at san jose at 59. santa rosa reporting fog. the low that is diving into southern nevada will head back over toward the central coast. so thick fog for us today. warming up inland with 90s. 90s inland. but 80s around the bay. the key though will be the weekend. it is just a bear of a
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forecast. partly cloudy. 50s and 60s to 90s. i think the warmest locations will be closer to the valley. we still have a sea breeze going through the delta. with your weekend in view mostly cloudy and much cooler on sunday. pam and dave. thank you, steve. 6:19 is the time right now. you are likely to see more promotional tweets. they have been runningst for companies that available twitter users follow. twitter says the ads must be 140 characters or less. target is recalling nearly 450,000 pieces of exercise equipment. they were sold at target. the anchor ball that holds the band in place can release and there are two cases where the
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ball hit a person in the eye and caused permanent loss of vision. now if you bought the cords you should target. through is -- there is a new opera. it's based on a man that died saving lives on september 11th. how rick ignored orders and saved lives during the disaster at the world trade center. a big day in the wild four orer in texas. at the mccarthur maze westbound 80 traffic that looks pretty good coming up to the oak ran area.
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no problems on highway 17. texas firefighters are launching a major attack from the arraign the wild fires that have raged for days now. later today a converted d.c. tent from southern california will be brought in to fight the
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flames. it's cab of -- it's capable of dropping 7,000 gallons on the fire. full containment is still several days away. parts of northern california are under a red flag warning this morning. forecasters say low humidity and gusty winds will make for dangerous conditions. now overnight firefighters in solano county were busy putting out a fire near interstate 680 and gold hill road. that started just after midnight. investigators believe it may have started because someone was shooting off flairs in the area. firefighters did have that fire out in less than an hour. a $5,000 reward is being offered in oakland for information in a robbery and shooting at a safeway store. this photo from oakland police show the robber in the black sweatshirt there pointing a gun at the clerk. it happened saturday morning at the rock ridge safeway on college and claremont. oakland police say the man fired his gun at a security
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guard but missed. the man is described as 5'7" and in his early 20s. our time now 6:25. there is a new opera inspired by a man that died while saving others in the world trade center on september 11th. it's called heart of the soldier. it premiers tomorrow night at the san francisco opera. it's about the life of rick riscorla the head of security for morgan stanley. when the first hijacked plane crashed into the north tower he ignored orders to stay put. he started evacuating employees. >> i read this book and i was immediately drawn to the scenes of bravery, heroism, courage, a sense of what does it mean to be an american? >> by the time the second plane hit the south tower all but a
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few of his 2700 employees safely had left the building. instead of leaving himself, he went back inside looking for others. coming up in about ten minutes, we will go to ground zero we'll get a live report on the extra precautions being taken because of a new terror threat aimed ahead of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. join us this sunday. we do have extensive coverage of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. it starts at 5:00 a.m. with fox news sunday special featuring live coverage from new york. we will also have live coverage of the anniversary on mornings on 2. and a special edition of the 5:00 news airs at 5:30 immediately followed by the ktvu news special called 9/11: a decade of change. we'll then have a wrapup of the days event on the 10:00 news. the lights are back on in san diego this morning. but some of the problems are only beginning. we are live at sfo this morning
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with the travel delays facing passengers. a very difficult day for this san bruno neighborhood. i want you to take a live look. one woman you looked at leaving flowers here as they remember the explosion that took eight lives. president obama and said chief ben bernanke spoke but as we look live in new york there is very special people running the opening bell.
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welcome back to the morning news. there is the opening bell. you can see the nasdaq and new york stock oak change deeply effected by the 9/11 attacks. many of the people you see there on the floor today lost loved ones, friends, coworkers, but they are smiling and celebrating the support that
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they have received and created there in new york. i just want to tell you about some of the people that are ringing the bell there. they have the chairman of tuesday's children. they also have i see hillary clinton is there as well. jennifer adams the september 11th family and attribute. also national september 11th memorial and museum at the world trade center this morning. and members of the fdny the fire department of new york the police department of new york who of course played an integral part that day and they are marking the occasion this morning by ringing the bell. again celebrating some of the support and the things they have created since then to support people there in new york. >> all right we'll go ahead and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us on ktvu channel 2 news. it's friday, september 9th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook temperature time now 6:31. it was one year ago today that a pipeline blew up in san bruno
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killing eight people and destroying dozens of homes. claudine wong is in san bruno. >> reporter: dave, memorials will be planned for today and remembrances. one year later you look at a home like this being built behind me. you see signs of people moving forward. trying to make this neighborhood home again. then you look next to it. take a lack at the empty -- take a lock at the empty lot. you are reminded how long the road to recovery can be. then you meet resident maria bar that walked through here with tears in her eyes. she walks predawn every day. today she was out walking again. remembering and mourning. she said she couldn't sleep last night and one year does not take the terror away she felt as she ran for her life. >> the horror of it. imagine going to a movie and imagining hell. nothing in your psychy knows to
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relate. the explosion and the sounds and the sight. i could see eight stories high of flames and smoke. the horrible wind it created. it was horrible. the heat i couldn't breathe. >> reporter: today maria said she will remember people like jessica morales that ran for her life but didn't survive the explosion. jessica was one of eight people that died that day and who will be remembered in a memorial tonight. the memorial will not actually happen in this neighborhood. it will happen at nearby skyline college. there are signs upright now trying to keep people away from here. this will be an emotional day. they want to give this neighborhood a little space so they can grieve in private. live here in san bruno claudine wong. the power is back on this morning for the 1.4 million people in the san diego area after that massive power
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outage. but as ktvu kraig debro tells us from sfo airline passengers are still facing delays. >> reporter: still facing delays and according to san diego power company they have 700,000 people back online this morning. the version america has got about a handful of flights going to san diego on any given day. there is a flight schedule leaves at noon today. that is scheduled to leave on time. so far the people that were supposed to fly to san diego yesterday they are flying out today. people flying into sfo from san diego are again being hit with delays. all because of something that started in arizona. >> i got here about 3:30. my flight was supposed to leave at 6:00 last night. i got a cell phone message saying the flight was going to take off at 7:30. and then they made an announcement all flights were canceled due to a power outage. >> reporter: many of the people lined up at the southwest
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ticket counter such as pamela. second time at the airport in two days. three flights scheduled to arrive from san diego are canceled. we cannot say if it's connected to yesterday's outage. it will make it difficult for airlines to catch up. passenger that lives in san diego says she's been getting updates from her friend on facebook. >> lights are out. power is out everywhere. and you know time went on and got dark a lot more people were you know making interesting comments about what they were doing to fill their time. had lots of pictures of my friends and kids and doing stuff they normally wouldn't do. it's kind of neat to see what they would do without all the power and technology. although everybody was still on facebook. >> reporter: the outage forced the cancellation of 11 flights inbound and outbound was alcadessed when a maintenance
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worker in -- out bound was caused when a maintenance worker pulled something he wasn't supposed to. 6:35. the woman charged with killing nursing student michelle le is due in court today. we still do not show if she will show up. 27-year-old union city woman is seven months pregnant. her doctors have to first give her approval where she can appear in court. she is accused of killing michelle le her former high school friend who's body has not been found. investigators say esteban blamed le for ruining her relationship with her boyfriend. ktvu was the first to tell you that police arrested pat power of half-moon bay yesterday. he's accused of marking mark
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mcgovern unconscious. he is recovering well now from his brain injury. today's fundraiser will go toward his rehabilitation. it begins at 6:00 p.m. at st. stevens church in san francisco. hundreds of people are now setting out on a long walk today to help fight breast cancer. take a look at that. this is a live picture from cal palace in daly city where the opening ceremony for the susan g. komen walk is getting under way. they will walk for three days and cover 60 miles through san francisco. all participants there must raise $2300 for breast cancer in order to take part. our time 6:36. well this weekend as you know the tenth anniversary of the september 11th attacks memorial services will be held remembering the 3,000 people killed in new york, the pentagon, and in shanksville, pennsylvania. our reporter patricia wu is in new york to tell us about event there is and the stepped up
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security measures in place responding to a new terror threat. patricia. >> reporter: good morning, dave. yes, new york city police commissioner ray kelly spoke to us this morning about the extra precautions. they include increased check points at the bridges and tunnels and increased plain close officers and officer with radiation detectors. most will be happening at the 9/11 plaza which you see behind me. as you might imagine security was already extremely tight as we are expecting victims families and two presidents. worst terror attack ever on american soil. and in two cities targeted ten years ago there will be extra caution. >> as we approach the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the nytd, fbi, and entire intelligence community has been on heightened alert.
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>> reporter: federal officials cited a credible but unconfirmed terror threat with new york city and washington as possible targets and citizens were urged to stay alert. >> citizens should know we are taking all the appropriate steps necessary to insure their safety. >> reporter: with a close eye on security from the pentagon to shanksville, pennsylvania to right here in lower manhattan sunday's tenth anniversary will be marked with reflection and remembrance. >> part of remembering is to honor. >> reporter: victim's families have gathered at ground zero each year will mark the opening of a 9/11 memorial this time. glass important as the hem -- >> as important as the memorial is we owe the victims much more than ceremonies and symbolism. >> reporter: for rudy guliani the anniversary will be a reminder of how in just one day things changed forever. >> biggest fear that i have is
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that as we get to the tenth anniversary of september 11, people are going to believe it's over. >> reporter: you are taking a live look at one of the reflecting pools. those are sitting in the footprints of the twin towers and all of the victims that died in both the 2001 and the 1993 attacks at the world trade center have their names inscribed in bronze panel alongments edges of the pools -- along the edges of the pools. that will open to the public for the very first time on september 12th. if you want to visit make sure you reserve a visitors pass. >> thank you for that report from new york this morning. certainly a lot going on beginning today and through the weekend and our special all day sunday, sal, who will be covering the events of 9/11. >> have you been down to ground zero? >> not recently. >> shortly thereafter but not closer to this.
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>> i went in fall and it's quite something. the feeling around there. i guess today will be spectacular down there. good morning, everybody. of course ktvu will have a special. we'll talk about that coming up on sunday, september 11th it will be right here. we'll talk about that later. let's talk about antioch right now. highway 4 westbound coming up to the pittsburgh area and bay point. traffic is moving along nicely. and by the way in case you hear something on ktvu and want to know more, the website is a great resource. it includes traffic information too. let's move along to live pictures. westbound as you come up to the toll plaza. no major problems. and if you are driving in milpitas you are finally getting slow traffic get into the valley. so people are waking up. although it's not a major backup just yet. let's go to steve. thank you kindly sal. a very good morning to you all.
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low clouds and fog. and i'm under cutting the forecast highs today. i'm not buying into the big warmup. i will explain in a second. unless you are in mendocino county and lake county it will be hot. today for us morning fog. the coast is sold out. usually september you know things clear over there. you get nice beach weather. we have two days of it. and then it's gone. sunny and warmer today. but i'm going this much warmer. high clouds start to roll in on the weekend. much cooler sunday. lean next week toward a cooler pattern. after that it looks like a cooler pattern. today i'm bumping temperatures up a wee bit. yesterday santa rosa going 82. san ho sigh up to but -- reason being we need a north wind. it's not happening yet. some of the higher elevations
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are running two degrees warmer. 50s on the temps. 56 livermore and concord. santa rosa is down to 51. oakland 55 degrees. key for the weekend is going to be a low right there. phase with another low and settle off santa barbara. somewhere around there. we start off billion thick coast and bay fog. warming up low to mid 90s inland. think 60s and 70s and 80s closer to the coast and bay. the key and the tough challenging part of the weekend will be on sunday as we get partly cloudy skies. a few showers are possible wrapping back around. so temperatures today go from the 50s and 60s to 100. clear lake and ukiah will be hot. 91 fairfield. 91 danville. and 80 in san jose to 90 for morgan hill. sunnyvale 79. 77 wood side. the city at 64. south san francisco near 70.
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for your five-day forecast your weekend always in view the sun and clouds will filter in a little bit on saturday and then mostly cloudy and cooler on saturday and sunday. president obama says his jobs plan has something for everybody. >> everything in here is the kind of proposal that has been supported by both democrats and republicans. >> how are the republicans responding? we are live in san francisco where bart is trying to get this station back to normal after vandals strike it. we'll tell you where we are and how it could be connected to an earlier protest.
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will is a quick look at some of the top story yes, sir following for you -- top stories we are following for you right now. power was restored to 1.4 million people. city of san bruno marking the anniversary of last years deadly pipeline explosion today. the victims will be remembered with a ceremony at skyline college at 6:00 tonight. they there is stepped up security in new york city.
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the security is tighter in washington, d.c. as well leading up to the tenth anniversary of september 11th. that is because of the threat of a new al qaeda attack reportedly aimed at bridges and tunnels in both of those cities. it was a bad night for bart. vandals hit one san francisco station just hours after the latest protest at another bart station. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning. looking into whether or not this vandalisms tied to the demonstration. tara. >> reporter: if you take a look behind me you can see some of the clipper card readers are still not working. the ones in red are still not functioning. bart officials were out here trying to fix the damaged clipper card readers. they stormed in last night just before 10:00. they smashed those readers and ticket vending machines that have been repaired. police say the destruction and graffiti is the work of 20-30 people. they were not sure it was a splinter group from that
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earlier protest. >> reporter: just after 5:00 last night this was the scene at the powell station. they would allow protests as long as they happened in the free speech area outside of the fare gates. police shut down the station for two hours and arrested 30 people. >> if nobody is down on the platform, than why are you stopping the plane expect to make it look like you have to for the safety of us. no the inconvenience of us is what it is. >> reporter: demonstration organizers from no justice no bart say they wanted to test the free speech limitations. bart said the protest interfered with civility to operate trains. there is another demonstration scheduled for monday night at the civic center station. we'll bring you the latest on that next week. we are live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel
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2 news. 6:49. happening right now president obama is now aboard air force one. there it is right there. about to head to richmond, virginia. the president will start selling the jobs plan he unvailed in his nation-wide speech before congress last night. again, these are live pictures. looks like it's raining out there too. you can see security standing outside of air force one. the president will be speaking at the university of richmond this morning again. he's now selling his jobs plan speech that he announced last night before congress. and during that speech, the president proposed a $450 billion plan that he calls the american jobs act. the plan calls for payroll tax cuts and federal spending on school construction, roads, and bridges. the president called on congress to i'm quoting now stop the political circus. he passed that proposal now to get the american people back to work. the president's proposal also
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includes tax credits for businesses that hire people that have been out of work for more than six month. now 6:50. i want to go back to sal to check in on the commute. sal. >> it's getting really busy now pam and dave. good morning, to you. the traffic is busy at the toll plaza. it is backed up for about a 15- 20 minute delay if you are driving this morning into san francisco. you can see some slow traffic also on 80 approaching the mccarthur maze and 580 the same. moving along and taking a look at 880. the good thing though is we don't have stop and go traffic here just yet. or on 580. and the morning commute on highway 4 that is always slow. kind of the constant right through the construction zone. the rest of the area here concord, 680, 242 looking good. let's go toasty. thank you much, sal. sunrise over the big city. we do have some fog and low
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clouds. the sign will be a little warmer today. not here. we have to deal with clouds and fog. a lot of 50s here to near 60. upper 50s to 60s. city at 54 which is running a little warmer than last couple hours. low clouds have a lot to do with that. one low phasing with another low will settle right off of santa barbara and then spin in a lot of high and mid level clouds. today it will be mostly sunny. it will be warming up inland especially as you get up toward mendocino and lake county. maybe stockton, antioch, eastern solano. otherwise for the weekend some sun and then increasing clouds.
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showers are possible as that wrap around comes in. high fire danger. the fire watch has been canceled by the national weather service. that did include lake county. the red flag warning continues some of the lightning and thunderstorms can create fires. 60s and 70s coast and bay. 90s inland. 96 brentwood. pleasanton 92. 68 alameda. 90 in morgan hill. 86 saratoga. 78 in fremont. 59 pacifica. daly city 64. there will be some sun and low and high clouds filtering in here. u.s. hotels will spend $3.5 billion on improvements this year. according to nyu researchers many hotels cut back on sprucing up their rooms, lobbies, and gyms when travel decreased. now that travel is on the
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upswing they want to put their best foot forward. well the stock market down much further than earlier indications. right now dow jones down about 200 points. nasdaq and s & p almost down 1% each. reaction to maybe ben bernanke's speech yesterday. not offering much on the economy and not a lot of optimism on president obama's speech as well. that is following europe this morning and asia overnight. time now 6:53. a major privacy breach at a local hospital. the personal information put on a public website for almost a year. [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up.
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welcome back to the morning news. stanford hospital is apologizing to its patients this morning for a major privacy breach. the personal information of 20,000 patients was made public. posted on a commercial website and remained online for a year. it included names and diagnosis. stanford is investigating what went wrong. as we go to sal. there is a tweet from fox news a suses pushous package. looks like traffic is moving through. >> we'll get to that. quickly go through some of the pictures very quickly.
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first of all starting with 880 that traffic is light. also as you go to the san mateo bridge. no delay. it's getting crowding on 237 already. let's go to steve. >> thank you. fog, sun today. warmer inland. over the weekend starting with sun and a lot of high cloud base starts to work in here. mostly cloudy and cooler sunday. 6:57. coming up on mornings on 2 trouble at a popular fisherman's wharf. dinner time walkout lead to an overnight shake up. a todayly incident at a fast food restaurant. where that trouble started.
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