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over smed we have a crew on the -- over head and we have a crew on the way to the scene. morning the loss of 5 sailors. we received this photo today of the eight crew members setting out on the chase saturday morning. they recovered a body in the bought www.erand.com -- baldy in the water and three others rescued. ktvu's matt keller is live with the conditions the team sailed right into to. the dangerous weather conditions at the time of the boating accident made it difficult for rescuers to search for the survivors. >> sitting -- the crew was first on the scene after getting a mayday
call saturday afternoon. he was that controls when they headed to the islands. >> saw a sail boat sort of breaking up on the rocks. >> reporter: these are pictures from earlier that day. the eight people on board were competing in the race. once they reached the islands winds gusting up to 35 miles per hour and waves 15 feet. >> makes the seas and things more extreme as they stand up. the helicopter crew saw a flair leading them to some survivors. the helicopter had to go higher, a normal rescue is done at 50 feet but the wind was too much for the aircraft to handle. he had to go up four times higher, above the wind to 200 feet. that makes it more dangerous. >> a yo-yo, and you swing it on
a short swing it won't swing much but if you elongate it -- >> reporter: the two survivors were pulled into had helicopter, followed by the rescue swimmer. >> they were in shock. the search was called off yesterday but the boat is still out there. they are trying to figure out what they will do to remove the boat from the area. matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. the giants are planning a tribute tonight for one of the victims of the boating accident. we have received this picture from the giants of alexis bush when she was younger. she was major league baseball very first bat girl. the giants are planning on observing a moment of silence tonight. people continue to bring flowers to the san francisco yacht club as they come to grips with the loss.
today a family said she was a champion sailor who shared his love of the sport with others. >> young sailors doing what they loved to do. that is the one thing we all know, every person on the boat was there because they wanted to be there. >> we received this picture today that shows the boat, the chase against the rocks, 26 miles west of the golden gate bridge. >> organizers of the america's cup race sent a letter of sympathy. it reads as sailors we are all one family and our hearts with with those effected and the san francisco yacht club and its members, friends and family. right now on www.ktvu.com, you can view a slide show of the crew, it is the top story. san jose place identified a man and woman who died in a
murder-suicide. the victim and the suspect had dated previously. their daughter was found inside the car in the shopping center parking lot where the shooting happened. the toddler was not hurt. she is now in the care of child protective services. new information on a story we told you about, police have been tracking burglaries of unlocked homes and cars. ktvu's jade hernandez is live where police have now made three arrests. >> reporter: in the neighborhood, neighbors are finding they have to do more. >> reporter: he heard about the home burglarized. >> a few around. it is just a fact of life.
>> reporter: his proof, last friday, a homeowner called police about a burglary, and a officer pulled over a car here. inside three men and among other items, a man's watch that was stolen. >> right time, right place. he was working the area to look for these guys. he saw a car and he made a stop, unrelated and then things started to click. >> reporter: police arrested these three men. back in the neighborhood we found breaking old habits can prove difficult. >> having to lock your gate is ownerous. >> if they are going to take something they are going to do it. >> reporter: their neighbor was
luglerrized -- burglarized friday. >> we have the alarm now and we feel more protected. >> reporter: the department's campaign educates postal employees, utility workers. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. california state university started casting ballots on whether to initiate two dal rolling strikes -- two day rolling strikes. teachers are angry about budget cuts. voting will continue all week. if the passes they could strike at all 23 camps in the summer. san jose shark fans are gearing up for the playoffs tonight. a rally got underway, the game against the blues start at 7:00 tonight. the sharks and the blues are
tied with one win apiece. coming up, ktvu's fred inglis will join us live in san jose for a preview of the game. the u.s. coast guard released its plans to handle the crowds during the america's cup. >> david stevenson is live in san francisco with the changes that will be felt. david? >> reporter: as america's cup draws closer many folks are getting blown out of the water. >> the coast guard has to get them aware that we are out there. >> reporter: he hopes to share the shore and the surf with the big boats. the first race starts in august and the coast guard released a impact report. the green area in the map shows space set aside for racing boats. >> we want to make sure the
commerce flows. the environmental impacts are mitigated. the 2013 map snows how territory expands. leaving less recreational space. >> there will be some interruption. we think it will be minimal and we will do our best to accommodate ringriational use -- recreational users. >> the committee will shut down the water and we don't have any access whatsoever. >> we know they launch and they like to play in the central bay. we like to think we can come up with a plan for them to enjoy their sport as well. >> reporter: they will meet friday night about plans for the bay during america's cup.
reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. jury selection began in a patten fight between oracle and google. they are seeking a billion dollars in damages. it claims google violated pattens by using java software to create the android smartphone software. apple stock lost $25 a share today. the stock started sliding after news of 15 states are suing the company claiming apple struck a deal with publishers to raise the price of ebooks. a 4% drop in apple stock, fibhundred 80 dollars -- $580 per share. the city of pleasant hill launched a program aimed at
boosting small businesses. officials say $37,000 has been allocated to fund several grants to small businesses. each grant is $2,500. the goal is to boost retail sales and increase customer awareness of the smaller stores. lawmakers are considering a bill to crack down on the sale of counterfeit goods. the goods are kept in a warehouse in sacramento. there are countless items being counterfeited. >> one of the problems with the economy now is it is hitting main stream. >> the new bill would increase enforcement on counterfeit sales and remove enough goods from the street to generate $15 million in tax revenue. she wants to extend city
newance laws to foreclosed properties. san francisco police say this isn't just a blight issue. occupy protesters targeted empty buildings. >> very big labor intensive process. so if we could prevent people from going in, that is the objective. >> police are encouraging property owners to fence off vacant buildings. it is a one month anniversary since sierra lamar went missing, what will be happening enjust minutes -- in just minutes. >> u.s. defense secretaryleep -- >> back here in 10 minutes, a spike like forecast you will
we are following breaking news in oakland. ktvu channel 2 news learned one person is dead after a shooting. the location is calaveras and boule street near 580 near mills college. a witness said someone walked up to the car and shot into it several times. the driver of the car crashed into a pole and one passenger inside the car died. the driver was injured but managed to walk away. we are staying on top of this story. if we get new details we will let you know. a judge released a girl who was sent to juvenal haul
because prosecutors she would flee and not testify against a rapist. she has a history of running away but the judge said the case chartered rare legal territory. the girl must wear a ankle bracelet as a condition of her release. tonight friends and family of sierra lamar are gathering. ktvu's janine de la vega is live with the new information that investigators may have tonight. >> reporter: frank, we will get to that in a minute. we are behind burnett elementary school, the headquarters for the search center. they have pink balloons, they desperately want to find her. they have 600 pink balloons, that was her favorite color and they will release them into the
air. >> we are hoping she will see it somewhere, someone will see it and it will give her more courage. >> reporter: this afternoon the sheriff's department says results came back from analyzed items that were submitted as evidence. it provided investigators with leads to follow up on. her phone, purse and a box labeled handcuffs were found. they won't reveal which items that provided leads. sierra lamar was last seen on march 16. she never showed up for school and authorities believe she was abducted. this afternoon they were suching the water, using sonar to capture images. over the weekend hundreds searched searched for anything
suspicious. but came up empty handed. and back out here live, these are classmates and we are told that her parents will be showing up at this vent. you are seeing notes that were written to her, they are hoping everybody will see this, they will be released in 15 minutes. reporting live, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. the city counsel is set to discuss whether guns can be sold from people's homes. gun right's activists poit. the police chief and city attorney support the ban. they passed a new bill against cyber bullying.
it would allow them to suspend stounds. homeland security secretary janet napolitano was at san jose state talking cyber security. she spoke mostly to engineering students and the visit turned into a recruiting mission, asking them to be the eyes and ears on the war against cyber terrorism. >> we believe that this is a great thing you can contribute to your country. >> they also turned to businesses in hope against cyber terrorisms. a two week closure of doyle drive is set to begin tonight. crews will shut down north bound at 8:00 p.m. tonight to remove a sidewalk and bridge. the far right north bound lane will be closed week nights
between 8:00 p.m. and noon and on weekends 9:00 p.m. and noon and april 27 doyle drive will be closed for three days while crews tear down the structure. the weather story has been different from last week. we meant to check in -- we want to check in with chief meteorologist bill martin, he is in the weather center. >> spring weather pattern now that everybody is back in school. really nasty weather last week and this week we are into something warmer. in san jose, 62 degrees. look at the winds. winds gusting to 20 miles per hour. that represents spring like weather. few clouds this afternoon. the rain is to the north. the clouds linger tonight. keep temperatures on the mild side. tomorrow the high pressure builds in and we begin to
continue to say dry. clearing tomorrow too. more sunshine tomorrow morning than we saw this afternoon. the rest of the week, spring weather. it is mild over night. mild day time highs and right now, no rain in the five-day forecast. cooler tomorrow. one or two degrees. extended forecast, we will warm up towards the middle of the week, 80s, maybe mid-80s. you will see that coming up. the computer model shows rain staying to the north of us. 6:00 tonight, there is the clouds. clouds start to clear. watch the morning hours. tuesday, that is coastal fog. you can tell it is fog, see how it sticks there. not drifting inland. that is costal fog. into the afternoon, clearing, clouds over head, partly
cloudy. high pressure stays with us this week. similar temperatures asfood a gradual warm up towards the the weekend. five-day forecast it will be showing lots of sunshine and your weekend in view, it will be warm. very different than last week. >> good looking forecast. >> we had a lot of rain last year. back to 60% of average. good. >> thank you. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36 what is described as one of the premier award ceremonies, the way the winners are leaving a big impact. and the weekend aconcert appearance by a -- concert
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sharks fans fired up tonight in san jose. >> ktvu's fred inglis is there as the sharks get ready for game three of the stanley cup playoffs. fred? >> reporter: yeah. the rally here just north of the pavilion, still very crowded. the only blue's person i see is that one, coming out of the dunk tank. getting wet. a lot, but you know the fans are used to this rally idea. they do it every home playoff game and they are confident the sharks can break the 1-1 tie against the blues. they will have a sold out crowd and a lot of support. the blues have won two games here in the regular season and man has there been fighting. how about saturday? 132 minutes in penalties among
these two teams. and i got to admit for, the first round playoff series, this is as many fights as i have ever seen. >> maybe some of the messms will be delivered today -- messages will be delivered today. competitive players, many that are crossing the line. >> both teams want to win more badly than they do pay back. >> emotions are high. high tonight too. that is the way it goes. i think -- i can't say what is going to happen. things happen during the game but this is a new game. >> reporter: we will have highlights tonight at 10:00 with w mark ibanez. madison bumgarner sign as 5 year contract extension. that is sports tonight. >> today is one month since sierra lamar went missing. tonight a special tribute to