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a brewing scandal for house minority leader nancy pelosi. the new allegations leveled at her all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. welcome to a brand-new day in the middle of the week. it's wednesday, november 9. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. let's check in with steve for the chilly morning forecast. >> thank you, pam. we have mostly clear skies. a few high clouds working their way in. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. we will end up with mostly sunny skies. here's sal. >> good morning. right now traffic is moving along nicely if you are driving
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on the san mateo bridge to the highrise. also this morning we are looking at the bay bridge and the traffic on the upper and lower deck is fine. well, the votes are still being counted but it appears the three top races in san francisco from yesterday's election will all be decided by ranked choice voting. first we have the preliminary results from the san francisco mayor's race. ed lee is in first place with 31% of the vote followed by john avalos with 19% and dennis herrera with 11%. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty joins with us reaction from the candidates. >> reporter: we have learned that election officials have left city hall here. they will not be returning until 7 or 7:30 this morning. this is really an interesting race because for the first time in san francisco's history ranked choice voting will come into play. now, election officials will
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continue to count second and third place votes through the week. the first candidate to receive a majority through his or her vote will be named the official winner. at the very beginning of the race the candidates agreed with each other on many issues and no one issue stood out. everything shifted when ed lee entered the race late. john avalos still hopes he can pull it off. >> we have a message that resnates with people, the top 1% of people. every day people not benefitting, we need to have a government that responds to the 99%. >> reporter: now, lee attended a celebration last night where willie brown and m.c. hammer, who shot a campaign video for lee, showed up. lee humbly thanked the crowd. it looks like he will become
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the first asian-american elected mayor. title now 5:02. the district is going round two. david aunic and shar minute bach are in a race for second place. supervisor ross mirkarimi has a stronghold on first. make sure you stay right here for continuing coverage of the election results. you also find that information on our channel 2 website all signs are pointing to another attempt to clear out occupy oakland protesters. ktvu's claudine wong is
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downtown this morning. >> reporter: you can this morning they have a daily routine here kind of cleaning up as the day progresses. indications are coming from a couple different places that an end may be nearing for this encampment. first, the mayor issued a statement saying that local businesses are hurting, jobs are being lost and communication needs to be better between the protesters and the city. secondly, this morning the chronicle is reporting a source saying training exercises for oakland pd have been canceled. indication that cops may be making plans once again to clear out this camp. now, we also have a look at new video given to us by the oakland police department. this is a wide shot of this ins accident we have this from four different angles, and it shows a crowd of police officers making their way through really a mob of people. this is the day where the riots
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were in the city. it's a small group of police officers trying to make arrests. this is an area at 8th and washington in the downtown area. we have actually got a view as well from cameras that police were wearing that day. and what the police department is hoping is that people get a better indication of what the police officers were up against. obviously, there has been a lot of criticism on how they handled the last time they cleared out this oakland occupy encampment. so the question is this morning, is are they trying to at least lean some people in their support or in their favor before they try this again. when will this happen if they come out to clear out this occupy encampment? we are not getting an indication it's going to happen soon but in the days ahead. >> the occupy protest is also causing controversy in the festival. they have allowed protesters to stay there, but mayor guy will
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now send them a long-term solution. both demonstrators have been invited to the meeting. a collection drive will be held for occupy oakland later today. contra costa protesters will gather at 4:00 p.m. on main street to collect supplies. the walnut creek movement has been growing. our time now 5:06. there was a fire in "star wars" director george lucas' skywalker ranch that only caused minor d.j. this started 5:30 last night in the chimney. the ranch's private fire crew responded to it first. they were followed by marin county fire. luckily, no one was hurt. still not clear if george lucas was there when the fire started. we are now hearing that 60 minutes is getting ready to era
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segments that nancy pelosi saw that might have benefited her husband. she answered questions recently about why legislation regarding credit card swipe fees was not brought to the senate vote. paul pelosi purchased between 1 and $5 million in visa stock. time is running out for the super committee in washington d.c. to come up with a bipartisan plan to cut the deficit. coming up at 5:15 we are going to have a live report from our washington, d.c. bureau on the progress made so far and whether or not the committee is expected to reach a deal by the thanksgiving deadline. time now 5:07. rid to talk traffic? sal is ready. he will get you where you need to go. >> thank you dave and pam. good morning to you all who are watching here. let's take a look at the
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commute on westbound 80 as you are driving out to the mcarthur maze. if you are driving out from vallejo and richland, you can see traffic moving pretty well. the morning commute is also looking good at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you are in the south bay right now is a good time. last few days we have had some pretty tough commutes. 7, 8:00 has been really tough. so maybe we will see more people on the road early. certainly right now it's a good drive. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you, sir. higher clouds will move into the picture today, but still mostly sunny. we are waiting for this system to come in. the mornings are cold, throw. 30s and 40s. we will not be as cold tomorrow as we start to get an increase in the clouds. the afternoons are getting into the mild category. a little warmer each day. temperatures are coming up. clouds increasing thursday night. system on friday. looks like coastal rain as far as inland areas. really tough call. if this system stays to the west we will not get much out
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of it. if it continues to march towards us rain opportunity will increase but that won't be i think until friday morning. still temperatures in the 30s here. fairfield in the mid 30s. concord is down to 36. santa rosa 34. redwood city 39 now. even san jose is at 40. there is some cool numbers out there and still a little easterly breeze. san jose showing that. also in fairfield. that's good for later on. but brings in a lot of cold air, but it brings us warmer afternoons. not too much in the way of wind but an easterly wind warms us up. good looking system out there. has a lot of rain with it. will it make it to us? i think it will. most of the rain, probably santa cruz monterey south. wednesday, thursday, today tomorrow cold mornings. a little warmer. rain develops friday morning. again the key is where this low sets up. i mean, just a jog of 50 miles either way could make a huge
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difference in the forecast. we will fine tune that symptom. mostly sunny today. high clouds to the north. a little bit warmer, though. temperatures will start to pick up a south wind tomorrow in advance of that. today a lot of mid 60s and a few around 66, 67. turning cloudy, increasing clouds thursday, clouds up thursday night. friday will bring in some rain. we will hold on to that saturday morning. clear it out saturday nine. sunday cooler and breezy. 5:09 is the time right now. outrage from the families of fallen soldiers. what a new report covered when the remains of service members were flown back home. mixed news this morning in the fight against childhood obesity here in california. good morning. traffic is moving along pretty well through the fremont area and down to the san jose area. we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather.
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would have effectively made abortion illegal in that state. the so-called personhood initiative asked voters to change the constitution to define life as beginning at conception. that would have removed abortion as an option even for victims of rape and incest. it could have also restricted in vitro fertilization. service members killed in afghanistan have been lost. an 18 month investigation accuses the base more much -- mortuary of crows mismanagement. the report claims the senior officials knew they lost body parts of two service members but did knot nothing to correct what they are calling sloppy practices. in washington, d.c. the super committee charged with coming up with a bipartisan plan to reduce the deficit is having a hard time coming to an
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agreement. ktvu's alison burns reports time is running out for both sides to strike a deal. >> reporter: that's right, pam. the deficit cutting super committee here on capitol hill has two weeks now to reach a deal or big federal budget cuts automatically kick in. now it looks like democrats on the committee have rejected one of the first significant concessions from republicans. republicans, who until now have opposed any tax increases, are floating some new ideas. they are suggesting reducing individual tax deductions and tax breaks like the charitable donations and mortgage there. in exchange they want to lower the maximum individual income tax rate from 35% to 28%. they are also proposing an increase in the medicare eligibility age from 65 to 67. republicans say the proposal would cut more than a trillion dollars from the federal deficit over ten years. but democrats say it is not a fair balanced proposal.
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reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. well, bp is wrapping up the cleanup phase of the gulf coast oil spill. now, they finished their part in cleaning up oil that's washing up there on shore. the coast guard says 10% of the gulf is still polluted. bp will now focus on areas that were damaged by last year's spilled. about a billion dollars has been set asaid for those projects. back here at home, that big stink near the old concord weapons station won't go away any time soon. a crude oil pipeline burst on monday creating a powerful bad odor. cleanup operations are expected to take a few more days, and moving the contaminated soil may make the bad smell even worse. county health officials say while the smell is bad, it does impose a significant health risk. some much needed help is on
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the way for anitoch neighborhoods that are dealing with blight. last night the city council agreed to set aside money in the code enforcement division. staffing levels were drastically reduced two years ago. community members have been complaining about trash, weeds and run-down properties. 5:16. the obesity rate among california school children has dropped slightly. however, a lot of loligos are still struggling with the problem. the california center for public health advocacy released a new study. they say the majority of counties saw the rates go up, including locally. marin county's rate went up 5.5%. contra costa and alameda county 3%.
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san mateo county had a 5% decline. let's go back over to sal, check on traffic. >> we are looking at several of the bridges, pam and dave. good morning to you. let go to the golden gate bridge where traffic looks good. there are no major problems this morning if you are driving on doyle drive getting into san francisco. at the bay bridge toll plaza it is light so far. of course, it's nice and early. so if you want to get out there and take advantage of some pretty good roads, right now would be a good time to do that. there are no major problems there. and the morning commute looks good if you are driving on 80 westbound coming off of vallejo to richmond. we keep watching the shoreline freeway. 5:18. let's go to steve. >> a little change today. not a lot. a little bit. just a few high clouds coming in. can't find of in the way of fog
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yet. you see those clouds are inching closer. those clouds will continue to increase, so maybe some partly cloudy towards the north bay. san rafael, concord, that's cold in buchanan. 34, 33. i haven't dug deep enough yet, but i will. i know wood side is in there in palo alto. san jose is 40s near the santa cruz mountains. still an easterly breeze. getting some of the higher elevations and 1,500 feet. there is definitely a bite. that helps out areas like berkley to warm up. they are in the mild category now. temperatures actually in the mid 60s. our system is really challenging the forecast because if it stays 50 miles farther west, we won't get much. if it slides more towards us, then everybody will get in on the rain. today mostly sunny. there will be some higher clouds and a little warmer.
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tonight and tomorrow i think that wind will turn southerly. this next system coming in looks like it wants to paint some pretty good rain from the santa cruz mountains south. we'll keep an eye on this as we get closer towards thursday night and friday. mostly sunny today. higher clouds to the north. it will be a little warmer. mountain view 67. morgan hill 66. san jose is in there. 65 redwood city, concord towards santa rosa napa mid 60s. we are getting warmer each day by two or three degrees. increasing clouds on thursday. then clouding up late thursday into friday. my best guesstimate right now would be friday morning for rain on the coast. then sunday cooler and breezy. most european markets started the day with gains but they are down right now. most off by about 2%. overnight nearly all the asian markets gained ground nearly
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one percent. the henge tseng 1% higher. traders in the far east are encouraged by receding inflation. not so good for the u.s. markets. right now the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 futures indicating a much lower opening when that bell rings in about an hour. the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 posted modest gang yesterday. keep an eye on adobe's stock after the opening bell. it fell 8% after it announced a restructuring plan. it is laying off 750 people, mostly in north america and europe. that is part of its plan to refocus on digital media and marketing. later today it will hold its analyst meeting in new york. time now 5:21. it has become a game of real estate money ball. a major new development.
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increasing clouds will give us a mostly sunny day, but still temperatures in the mid 60s. very nice. time now 5:24. a civil lawsuit filed against a company that was mind michael jackson's comeback tour, that could tell us more about how he died. a wrongful death lawsuit filed by michael jackson's mother and three children claims the aeg corporation pressured michael jackson to continue with the this is it tour. monday, as you know, a jury convicted dr. conrad murray of involuntary manslaughter in michael's death. dr. murray also faces a civil lawsuit from michael jackson's father. well, it's another day of protests. >> yes, it is. at the california state
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university faculty members. they rallied at ten csu campuses yesterday. they plan to picket a dozen more today. now, their union represents some 23,000 professors, lecturer, librarians, coaches and counselors. they say csu administrators reneged on $20 million in pay raises agreed to by both sides two years ago. >> we did the work for which we were expecting to get those wages, and those wages were withheld. in other words, it's wage theft. >> now, a big event is set for a week from tomorrow. faculty members will strike two csu campuses, including the campus in heyward. time now 5:26. the a's another step closer now towards moving to a new home in san jose. yesterday the san jose city council approved a multi- million dollar real estate deal for a new downtown stadium.
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the a's can now buy 5 acres of land near the hp pavilion at a bargain price. however, there is still no indication the issue will be on the agenda next week when they meet. time now 5:26. it looks like rank choice voting will have the final word on who will be the mayor of san francisco. the latest election results and what comes next in deciding a winner. and a raid in the oakland hills overnight involving federal law enforcement officials. we'll tell you what they were looking for coming up. good morning. right now san mateo bridge traffic looks pretty good out to the highrise. we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather.
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ink. welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 news. middle of the week, wednesday, november 9. i am dave clark. >> good morning. i am pam cook. thank you for joining us. it is now 5:30. let's check in with steve paulson. >> thank you very much. under mostly clear skies and the almost full moon i should say. that will be tomorrow. we have a few high clouds tomorrow, so today will be mostly sunny. temperatures will warm up. dare i say, dare, dare, a few upper 60s. here's sal. >> this is highway 237 here westbound.
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traffic looks good. not going to stay this way of longer. also, the morning commute is moving fine here in san francisco along northbound 101. now lets go back to the desk. time now 5:30. in overnight news federal agents joined bay area law enforcement for a huge raid up in the oakland hills. an army of officers moved in at a home on kathy lane last night. ktvu's craig devereaux is there right now. >> reporter: like you said, on kathy lane, federal law enforcement members on the scene last night say the raid is connected with a widespread operation. u.s. marshals are just one of the law enforcement agencies on hand when the home on kathy lane is raided. in fact, a marshal told us the raid is connected to other raids. the marshal says guns, cash and stolen vehicles have been recovered. we did not learn if anyone had been arrested in connection with the raid.
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last night's operation also involved oakland police, chp, alameda county deputies. snipers took up post around the house. helicopters and police dogs were also used. i have called and talked with people in law enforcement to uncover more details. three people live in that home. we have no confirmation if those three people are still living there or being vest baited. oakland police may once again try to remove occupy campers. an iraq war veteran suffered a fractured skull. claudine joins us now. >> reporter: we are watching the situation closely. the situation now is that the tent city is still here. in fact, it is growing. but so is criticism. specifically from surrounding businesses. and now the chronicle is reporting that a source in oakland pd say that training
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exercises have been canceled next week. why is that important? because if they needed to clear everyone out of here they will need all of their resources. some speculate that we could possibly be looking at another attempt to clear out the plaza. the mayor says the encampment is not only hurting jobs, but costing the city too much. clearly, the city was criticized the last time they cleared out protesters, so the question is will it be violent again. we want to show you some video that oakland police just released, the scene on october 25th when things got violent. this is a wide angle of 8th and washington and the video was release after a california public records request. this shows the public what it looked like from the police perspective and what they were up against. we are going to take a closer look at the video later for you
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this morning to give you an idea of just the perspective police are trying to show. meantime, we will keep an eye on this encampment and we will check back with you. >> occupy protesters plan to demonstrate against california's plan to close parks. events include a parade. the park in mendocino county is one planned to close next year due to budget cuts. the goal to leave the park in even better condition than when they arrived. well, this morning we do have preliminary results from the san francisco mayor's race. ed lee is in first place with 31% of the vote followed by john avalos with 19% and dennis herrera with 11%. now, since ed lee did not get more than 50%, the rank choice voting system will be used to determine the ultimate winner
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of the mayor's race. now, under this system the last- place candidate is eliminated and those voters second choices will be counted. it will continue until one of the candidates gets more than 50% of the vote. the results for the first round of rank choice voting will be announced at 4:00 this afternoon. >> we're sensitive to the fact that people want to know the results and this is a high- profile race. rank choice voting is a part of all that. we are trying to do as afternoon as we can within our budget, provide the service, what the voters want. >> one thing that surprised election officials is the low voter turnout. it was just 30%. that compares to a 50% turnout in last november's elections. even though ed lee hasn't officially won the san francisco mayors' race, there was a victory party in his honor last night. willie brown hosted the party at the palace hotel. and on the left m.c.
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hammer was there as the master of ceremonies. ed lee says he is humbled by the show of support. >> i really thank you from the bottom of my heart and from all of us that we worked so hard to make sure that the city is so hope to everybody, to make sure that we continue the success that this city knows so well. >> now, lee's campaign was supported by many san francisco power brokers, including china town political activist rose pak. although state senator leland gee finished fifth, he hopes somehow the ranked voting will pull him to the top. >> we continue to be very, very optimistic with the ranked choice. hopefully we will be able to pull this race and be victorius. >> he received 7.5% of the vote. he and his wife thank supporters at their campaign party last night. san francisco may still be uncertain, but there are clear
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winners in mayoral races in other parts of the bay area. in vallejo incumbent ostry davis will remain in office. davis led the city through and out of bankruptcy. >> and in newark meggy won the race there to become the city's new mayor in more than 30 years. he will replace david smith, who is leaving office after 15 terms. now, we will continue to update any election news throughout the morning. we have continuing coverage on the election results on our website as well our time now 5:37. well, a charter school proposal was denied. last night the mount diablo school board shot down a plan to convert clayton valley hi school to a charter school. coming up for you at 5:45 we will tell you what is next between the ongoing battle. right now 5:37.
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we want to go back to sal for a look at the commute. how is it looking, sal? >> pretty well so far, pam, as a matter of fact. you want to take a look at some of these pictures. the traffic looks good at the pay bridge toll plaza with no major problems getting into the bridge in san francisco. let's take a look at san francisco. northbound 101 traffic looks pretty good coming around the corner there getting to the 80 split. no problems this morning if you are driving on 19th avenue or on two of the extensions heading out to the south part of the city. this morning's commute is looking pretty good on highway 4 westbound coming up through anitoch and pitsberg and bay point. we are also looking at interstate 880 in heyward all the way down to fremont. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you very much. before i get started on our local weather here, for those
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of you who are weather geeks, there is one of the most powerful storms ever in the bering sea right now. do a google search, whatever you want to do, and you will get a satellite image. some of the pressure is 28.21. unbelievable. just a tidbit for you. that's saying something for an area that's really stormy this time of year. we're quiet here. things will change tomorrow. increasing clouds coming in. you can see those. temperatures, though, still in the 30s or 40s and it's chilly. oakland at 46. san jose at 40. not far away. there some 30s near campbell. napa 34. observer ran near pioneer high school 36. east wind coming out of fairfield and san jose. so that easterly component is still there. that makes sense. lower pressure to the west. high pressure doesn't like low pressure so it fills up with
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wind. good looking system for us, but it's really moving along. it's slow and stop. seriously, it's moving along so slowly. it will head towards us thursday night into friday. i think it puts rain across santa cruz mountains and slides towards southern california by saturday. inland areas may not get much out of this. coastal areas may get a lot of rain. we'll see. cold mornings. that's still with us. mostly sunny today but some higher crowds creeping in. we will deal with this system on friday. it depends on the position of that low. 50 miles either way will make a huge difference in the forecast. today it doesn't matter. 60s for many today you not. we're pushing a few mid-to- upper 60s. getting closer to average for this time of year. increasing clouds on thursday. then we cloud up thursday night. friday looks like rain on the coast friday morning. we will see if it punches inland for everybody else by friday and saturday. we will clear it out saturday and then sunday looks cooler and breezy. >> all right. thank you, steve. iran is rejecting claims it
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good morning. we have a few high clouds out there. but still it's cold. a lot of 30s and 40s. we will end up with mostly
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sunny 60s. here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following for you now at 5:43. federal agents joined bay area law enforcement for a huge raid in the oakland hills. look at what our ktvu news crew shot that shot this video. an army of officers moved in on a home on kathy lane last night. now, ktvu's craig debro is on the story this morning. all three of the top races in san francisco will be decided by rank choice voting. that's after none of the candidates for mayor, district attorney or sheriff received more than 50% of the vote in yesterday's election. results of the first round of rank choice voting will be released at 4:00 this afternoon. and there are signs that the city of oakland has had enough with the occupy protesters. the mayor says the protest is hurting local businesses. the chronicle reports police may try to remove the campers next week. meantime, ktvu has obtained this police video from october
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25th when police tried to move out protesters. that clash resulted in many injuries, including a fractured skull. joe paterno's days as the head coach at penn state could be over very soon. last night a group of supporters gathered outside his home in support for the legendary coach, but the university is reportedly working on an exit strategy? response to the growing child sex abuse candle. paterno could be let go after a special trustee meeting on friday. the coach spoke to the crowd last night. he was off camera, but one microphone picked up his cameras. >> i can't tell you how much this means to me, all right? i have lived for this place. i have lived like for people like you guys and girls. i am so happy to see that you feel so strongly about us and about your school. >> now, the fear over the
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indictments of former defensive coordinator jerry sandusky and others is eroding support among board members, and it appears very unlikely that college football's winningest coach will stay on the job of longer. we have been asking our fewers on our facebook page whether you think the head coach joe paterno should step down for not reporting the abuse allegations to police. samantha rights, "fire is the least that should happen to him." now, we want to hear from you as well. send us a message on our facebook page. search ktvu channel 2 morning thousand we will read some more comments later on the show. well, iran's president says his nation will not retreat from its nuclear program. a u.n. watchdog report says that iran is on the brink of developing a nuclear war head. mahmoud ahmadinejad calls the accusations absurd. now, he went on iranian tv saying iran's nuclear program is for energy, not war. the report accuses iran of
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testing explosives and developing a detonator to set off nuclear charges. university of california president mark udoff wants more funding from the state. next week he will ask the regents to approved $2 million. now, most of the extra funds would be used to hire more instructors. time is now 5:46. the mount diablo school board voted against a plan to convert clayton county high school to a charter school. last night's 4-1 vote took place after dozens of people lined up to speak for and against this idea. school board president the gary eberhart says the plan is not financially viable. however, charter supporters disagree. now they plan to appeal to the county board of education. >> we're hopeful. our charter is good. we've got sound plans. we're working with, you know, the best consultants, the best accountants, positioning ourselves to have the best
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chance for success. >> we expect the county and state to uphold the decision that the local school district made. local school districts act in the best interest of the local community. >> the charter requires more funding per student. the school district would have to make up the difference, which it says would mean almost $2 million in cuts. however, by law the board is not allowed to factor in the financial ramifications into its decision. well, a search is underway for a man who police say sexually assaulted a 16-year- old girl in oakland. it happened on 59th street near market street friday night. police say the suspect grabbed the girl and pulled her into a van where he sexually assaulted her for several hours. she was eventually released. now, the girl describes her attacker as an african-american man in his 20s with a light complex and thin beard. he had a black van with no windows or license plates. all right. time now 5:48. hey, sam, you still looking at
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the san mateo bridge? >> we are and the done barton bridge. it's the less glamourous version of the golden gate and bay bridge, but they are workhorses. right now traffic looks good. of course, we always watch that. unfortunately, the only time you hear about these bridges is when something goes wrong. right now everything is going right on the san mateo bridge. also this morning we are looking at 880 in oakland. north and southbound the traffic looks good here. we are also keeping an eye on 580 in oakland where it's still pretty good driving over to the lake shore curve. if you are driving south bay northbound 280 big difference right now is you can actually drive on these freeways without having any major delays. already a little bit of a delay on 87 getting into downtown. 5:49. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. few high clouds but it will be mostly sunny today. mild, little warmer. lots of 30s showing up again or 40s. but temperatures will continue to warm up in advance of this
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system which is due on friday morning. we will see if it makes it. the clouds will make it. the question is will the rain make it past the coastal areas. rain returns thursday night into friday. higher clouds kind of drifting over so our past two sunny days look like they will be replaced with some higher clouds. can't find of in the way of fog. fairfield, concord, san rafael holding at 39. redwood city to redwood shores i have seen around 40, 41. i saw one up at 30 around. but mainly 40, 41. 40 in san jose. 47 oakland. they have gone up from 46 to 47. you see some of those higher clouds drifting to the north bay. still we get an easterly breeze. so that definitely helps areas around berkley and oakland, san leandro, heyward. this system will eventually work its way towards us. but probably not. clouds will be on the increase in the next 24, 36 hours. if this low comes to the coast we will all get rain.
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if it doesn't, maybe just the coast. we will tackle that tomorrow. mostly sunny. high clouds to the north. as you saw already, but some 60s. we have been below average. even with the sunshine we have been hard pressed to get above 64 degrees but today we should. clouding up thursday night. rain on the coast on friday. the question is will it make it inland saturday morning. looks like that low slides down the coast and clears the area saturday night. sunday cooler and breezy. >> thank you, steve. there is another toyota recall. this time it involves 550,000 suvs and cars around the world. most of the affected vehicles are here in the u.s. >> they are all from the 2004 through 2006 model years and they include camry's, highlanders, siennas, sowlaris and avalons. three models of the lexus are also being recalled. the problem relates to a belt on the power steering pump and it could make it difficult to steer. yahoo, microsoft are going
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to work together to sell some of their less valuable ad space by sharing technology. they think they can save money and sell more ads. they are taking the step as people spend more time on google and facebook. and there are reports that two companies are talking with private equity funds about making a bid for yahoo. the chinese online retail site alley bab a and soft sank are trying to buy shares in yahoo but apparently are impatient with the lack of success. earlier they said yahoo is only interested in selling smaller stakes and retaining control of the company. time now 5:52. the feds have put california's medical marijuana clubs on notice. however, pot supporters are planning something today that they hope will help turn the tables in their favor. and we'll tell you why parts of downtown san francisco will soon be a very cool place to hang out. we'll take a break, but first two more races from the
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election results. measure c won with 76% support. it allows for the city to tax dispensaries up to 10% on their gross receipts regardless of profits. this morning supporters of medical marijuana are heading to sacramento to make their voices heard. the marijuana policy project is planning a large rally outside the federal building in sacramento for noon. now, they are upset at u.s. attorneys throughout the state for threatening legal action against landlords of medical marijuana clubs. our time is now 5:56. a traveling tribute to war veterans will stop today here in the bay area. it's called the traveling wall. it's an exact replica of the vietnam memorial in washington, d.c., but it's on a smaller scale. it will arrive in cupertino today. it will be on display at the veterans memorial park through the 13th. well, two ice skating rinks which pam will love, they're
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opening up today in san francisco. pam will be right there in that crowd. >> maybe sitting on the ice. >> this is video of the holiday ice rink last year. this year the scene may be a little different, though, because the occupy san francisco camp is pretty close to this. now, the other ice skating rink will be at union square. san jose and walnut creek are also setting up outdoor skating rinks later this month. i always wished i could ice skate. >> you should take your bride there. >> everybody falls. it's okay. sal is coming up. he is checking out the south bay. >> it looks pretty good, pam and dave:getting up to 880, the traffic is moving along nicely. it's also a nice drive on 17 heading down to the valley. if you are driving on the senole grade, traffic great past the exit. 5:57. let's go back to the desk. we are going to have details of a mysterious federal
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raid that happened in the oakland hills. where does it happen? signs that immigration issues may be involved. plus, counting the election day votes? san francisco and throughout the bay area. we will have live reports on who won and who lost. >> good morning. we have some cold readings again but afternoon highs continue to warm up. we will have an update in two minutes. there goes dwayne's car. oh, man. there goes dwayne's house. whoa! whoa! and there goes dwayne. man, that thing does not like dwayne. [ male announcer ] state farm's got you covered. nice landing. it was. [ male announcer ] get to a better state.
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