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army base. >> it's a plan to make market street more pedestrian and bike friendly. i'll tell you more about it. morning news on 2 starts now. good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning june 20th i'm pam cook. >> you're ready for summer. >> am. >> i'm dave clark. steve is right here. >> clear skies. it will feel like it for those away from the coast and not bad by the coast today 60s and 70s coast and bay. and here we go rocketing up to low to mid 90s inland. here is sal. >> right now we are looking at marin county southbound 101 that looks good. no major problems on the richmond san rafael bridge. also we are looking at the sunol grade southbound that traffic looks good. let's go back to dave and pam.
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developing news following right now a fire at an oakland paint store happened over an hour ago at the kelly moore paint company. now some new video we have in on how the flames damaged this paint store. look at this. flames were shooting through the roof when firefighters got on scene. they were worried the paint and combustibles inside could ignite and cause explosions. but they were able to isolate the fire toward the rear of the store. in a couple hours fire investigators from all over the country will inspect the -- and also engulf the track at the west oakland bart station. additional experts will be coming in to try to figure out what sparked that fire. last thursday morning the plan senior citizen complex which was still under construction went up in flames and that shut
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down bart service for almost 12 hours. the city of oakland may soon get no thousands of much needed jobs. the old oakland army base is a step closer to being converted into a shipping facility for the port of oakland. lorraine blanco tells us about the last minute negotiations to save the deal. lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, pam. with thousands of potential new jobs at stake for oakland residence, the council voted 7- 0 to approve this new deal. more than 100 community members showed up their support. the oakland residence and community organizers got a lot of what they wanted. they will bill the new shipping packaging and distribution center and secure the tenants agreed to supply businesses of 40 or more employees to hire oakland residence. after hours of discussion,
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council members approved the billion dollar proposal at around 11:00 p.m. tuesday night. now this comes following weeks of negotiations between the city, the developers, and several community groups. >> it's not as strong as we would like to see but it's movement, it's progress. at the end of the day we will be here for the next few decades to make sure oakland gets these jobs. we will continue to work with the city and developers to make this happen. >> reporter: now the council must approve a second reading of the proposed plan next week. the city will make the deadline to keep a key grant worth quarter million dollars of state funding. infrastructure improvements are expected to start next year and be completed in 2015. that is when construction will also start on the warehouses. your time now 5:03. new details about the person hit and killed last week by an
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amtrak train. it happened around 6:00. when she was hit by a train that was going from sacramento to san jose. none of the 190 train passengers were hurt. those passengers were transferred to buses. they continued on to their destinations. the sit in at oakland's lake view elementary school is entering its sixth day. parents vow to stay put until the district changes its mind about closing the school. the district wants to close lake view and four other schools due to budget issues. organizers tell us here that police officers told them to leave yesterday. some families did. others say they will stay and teach summer school classes to the kids. alameda county supervisors are expected to disease today if they will terminate or reinstate the contract of the chief probation officer. david mohammed has been on paid administrative leave sense the middle of february after a
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female deputy officer filed sexual harassment charges against him. the woman also filed a $1.5 million lawsuit. muhammad has denied the allegations. this afternoon a state assemblyman that was arrested in concord for driving under the influence has a pretrial conference. roger hernandez was arrest on suspicion of dui back on march 27th. >> a police report about the arrest says the assemblyman almost fell over during a sobriety test. hernandez has pleaded not guilty to chose charges. and at # this morning the house oversight and government reform committee will meet and vote on whether to hold attorney general eric holder in attempt of congress. coming up what the committee chairman says holder can still do to keep that from happening. the federal reserve board wraps up a two-day meeting today with a news conference by
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chairman ben bernanke. they are trying to do something to prop up the economy. analysts are divided whether the fed will announce concrete steps or simply say they will act if things get worse. stocks by the way went up on hopes that they will expand stimulus measures. there is a new effort to ban cars on a long stretch on a very busy san francisco street. paul chambers live in the city to tell us about this effort to speed up market street, paul. >> reporter: good morning, dave. we are at the intersection of stewart and market. this is what they want. basically an empty street. they would like to reduce if not all together eliminate the private motorists. publish reports say last night they presented a better market plan. reestablish parts of market
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street. it would also make it more bike own pedestrian friendly. more there was would be allowed. of course several plans in the past to push motorists out of the downtown furrow fare has been most of the part dismissed. now there are other plans that are less aggressive toward motorists and they will all been presented to the public for their input on july 17th and 21st of july. of course we will talk to people out here on the street and in the area to figure out how they feel about this. we'll bring it along to you. live in san francisco i'm paul chambers. 5:07 is the time right now. back to sal. >> good morning, to you. guys and gal. let's take a look at the
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commute. traffic is still doing pretty well this morning on interstate 880. no major problems if you are driving on the freeways in the east bay. so far so good. and the morning commute at the toll plaza is still light. no problems there. and it is a nice day already. no winds. not a lot of fog. for most of you it will be a very nice drive. this mornings commute in livermore to castro valley on 680 as well off to a good start. let's go to steve. thank you. mainly clear skies. cool to mild. only patchy fog down toward the santa cruz coastline. the pollen index. pamela j. cook. i know i know. there you go. if you are suffering, we feel your pain. i don't but pam does. and that is the culprits there. trees, grasses, and ragweed.
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inland temps on up they go. we'll top out in the 90s today and drop a good 10-15 degrees tomorrow. you can see on the forecasted high temps there they are. 80s and 90s through the interior. 60s and 70s close to the coast. you know i hang my hat on that it will be warm. same for con core. high pressure wins out tea but two systems will interact and come bean to mark it down tomorrow. tea though sunny and warm to hot. we say hello to summer. a lot of mid to upper 80s. 60s and 70s closer to the bay. 80 in castro valley. 92 in livermore. 90s santa cruz valley. it will still be sunny but 70s
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there. 80s on the peninsula. 60s and 70s along the coast. big cool down thursday into friday. the weekend it looks okay but it will be breezy and well below average on the temps. time now 5:09. give us a -- it was a big wild fire on the sonoma county coast. why pg&e may be paying the bill for fighting that fire. plus a violent attack caught on tape. the highway patrol is looking for the person responsible. >> 237 westbound not looking good as you drive across 880. we'll tell you more about the morning commute.
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time is 5:12. the highway patrol is investigating a environment violent attack. the attack was caught on tape. we want to warn you the video is disturbing. this video was shot last tuesday. a bystander aparticipantly shot -- apparently shot it with a camera phone after they noticed a group of men arguing outside of their cars. they received several reports of an attack that day but no one was there when they arrived on the scene. new this morning former egyptian presidential hosni mubarak is in a coma. he was reported clinically day when he was at the hospital. but now the 84-year-old president is in a coma but his
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heart and other vital organs is functioning. he was sentenced to life in prison two weeks ago for the killings of protestors. in the meantime take a look at that. tens of thousands of egyptians gathered in cairo's square. the muslim brotherhood claims its candidate won sunday's presidential election but a rival candidate is claiming victory. official results are supposed to be released tomorrow. 5:14. eric holder has been tole he has a couple hours left to hand over documents to a congressional committee or force a vote to hold him in contempt of congress. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom. alison. >> reporter: dave, the house oversight committee meets in a little less than two hours. its chairman california congressman darrell has indicated he has the votes to
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hold attorney general eric holder in contempt of congress for failing to hand over more documents to the committee. the two met yesterday. he says he's not satisfied holier has revealed enough information about the fast and furious operation. involving the sale of guns that ended up in mexico. >> our position is give up the documents. their position is they would like to give us a briefing and then documents supporting their assertion. >> we made an extraordinary offer. and indicated to them that these materials have been accumulated. they are there for distribution to them. >> reporter: what members of the committee are saying about it this morning and why house speaker john boehner may not want to bring this contempt vote to the floor during my next update in about an hour. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. time now 5:15. cal fire demanding that pg&e
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pay the cost of fighting a big wild fire. it happened in sonoma county almost two years ago. a pg&e power line with a history of snapping start this fire in september of 2010. cal fire says pg&e should pay the estimated $400,000 fire fighting cost. one volunteer firefighter suffered severe burns when he came in contact with a downed power line. he's already suing pg&e. two divers stranded in the water are cold and fired but otherwise okay this morning. they were rescued yes evening in south point state park. the one person was pulled out of the water by a life guard. the other diver was rescued by a chp helicopter. the coast guard is going to reveal investigation in a boat explosion car in new jersey. last week a caller claimed
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there were three people dead, nine people injured. and 20 others in the water. the coast guard did not find anything and it's later determine the call was a hoax. investigators say that call may be connected to another hoax last month that reported six people missing from a sinking boat in texas. a dock that floated all the way from japan on an oregon beach is going to be hauled away now for disposal. it was discovered two weeks ago own probably washed in during a high tide. they confirm it was ripped from a dock during that tsunami of march 2011. the dock became an instant tourist attraction. experts say it's also a health threat and its got to go. a boat from that same japanese tsunami just washed up on a beach in washington state. >> amazing that it made it that far. it looks so heavy. 5:17 is the time. back over to sal. >> all right. you know nothing so strange or unusual on the commute.
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that is just the way we like it. eventful and quiet. let's go outside and take a look at what we have now. traffic is moving along pretty well on interstate 880. no major problems here. also the traffic continues to look good on 580 as you are driving from let's say san leandro over to the lake shore area of oakland. let's move along and take a look at westbound bay bridge. hasn't been a big delay there. is that a stall car there. no everyone is moving. as steve mentioned we will not have visibility problems. let's move along and take a look at the castro valley commute. that looks good. no major problems. also the look hayward to union city and free hospital the commute there looks fine. san mateo bridge and dumbarton bridge starting off well. as we look at the santa clara valley 101 is doing nicely.
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let's go to steve. >> thank you very much. a very good morning. this last day of spring. full day of summer, tomorrow. and it will be much cooler. today though warm. there is a little bit of patchy fog down the the san mateo coastline. warmed up a little bit yesterday. it will be a lot a bit today. and then it will drop big-time tomorrow. there is nothing sustained here. today will be the warmest day of the week and maybe for awhile. 80s and 90s through the interior. pushing upper 90s. 60s and 70s closer to the coast and bay. caught a fish this big. temperatures will be this big of a spray. maybe about 35-40 degrees for some. already 60 degrees and so is concord and livermore is not far away. a lot of upper 50s and cooler toward the north bay. two systems will start to kind of chip away at the stone there tomorrow. that will be one low here and
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one low there. the combination of the two will give us a strong on shore wind and big ramp up in the fog. today it's sunny and warm to hot. this afternoon kicks in patchy fog. 60s, 80s. we will go 86 santa rosa. yew chi where is in there. 93 fairfield. 91 yesterday. 90s for concord and danville the usual suspects there. hayward 76. that is the spirit. low 90s for morgan hill and gilroy. and 80s on the peninsula as well. 60s and 70s coast bay. south san francisco mid 70s. big cool down starts tomorrow. friday we will keep it breezy and mild. very cool pattern for the weekend. time now 5:20. happening right now there she is in the red robe. she was held captive in her nay tiff country of myanmar.
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she is just receiving an honorary degree from oxford university. that is significant. back in the '60s she was an under grad there. this is the first time she has been in oxford in 24 years. he was leader of the opposition forces in her native myanmar. this is her first visit outside of myanmar. yesterday by the way was also her 67th birthday. european markets started the day with losses but turned mixed as the trading session continues. overnight most asian markets ended the day with gains. japan closing up more than 1%. taiwan and south korea also gained ground. checking in on our numbers good gains yes. posted the dow jones up almost 100 points. and right now looks like a little bit of a mixed opening for us here in the u.s.. facebook stock is on the rebound shares in the social network have showed gains four days in a row.
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good morning. just patch y fog. otherwise 60s and 70s and 80s and its on this first day of summer. some people on the east coast will experience triple digit temperatures on the first official day of summer. new york city son stand by to deal with any heat related incidence. there is also a warning of transportation services and power grid there it could experience power outages. two birds found in lake tahoe have tested positive for west nile virus. the two american robins were found earlier this month in the tahoe keys area. finding the virus includes a heightened risk to humans. time now 5:25. preservation vows they will keep up the fight to save a marin county home designed by a renowned architect.
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they anonymously approved the plan to tear down a one story house at 12 crest drive. it's a 5500 square foot home built in 1951 by lauren mayhue. the new owners applied for a demolition permit to rebuild on the property with its picturesque views of the golden gate bridge and richardson bay. >> they need to be saved or we will lose them for our generation and all generations. >> this is a piece of architect that should be preserved for future generations and architects to study? no, i don't think it is. >> the planning decision can be appealed to the city council for a final vote. a new study finds commonly used soap and shampoo products can trigger false positive results for marijuana. researchers say those soaps include popular brands such as
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johnson and johnson bedtime bay. baby bath. and several aveeno bath. 5:26 is the time right now. one of the bay area favorite summer events gets under way today. the special events planned for this years alameda county fair. >> san francisco's mayor has harsh words for the suspended sheriff. >> we are live at the scene of last weeks fire here in oakland that caused the traffic nightmare. we'll tell you what is happening today that is a big step in a search for answers. >> good morning, northbound 280 traffic looks pretty good getting up to highway 17. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
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welcome back. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. middle of the week. it's wednesday june 20th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. it's 5:30. we want to check in with steve paulson. >> pamela is suffering. >> i am. it just hit me this morning. >> we'll do what we can. dave andly be here to hold the fort down. temperatures today will start to warm up. first day of summer starts this afternoon. 60s and 70s coast and bay. there is patchy fog down toward santa cruz and monterey.
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80s and 90s inland. here is sal. >> traffic is moving along very nicely if you are driving on the sunol grade you can see traffic is looking goo. it is going to be a hot day today if you want to get on the road early it's nice and cool out there so far. this is a look at san francisco nice picture here northbound 101 approaching the 80 split. let's go back to the desk. it created last weeks commuter meltdown. this morning federal investigators hope to get answers involving that big fire next to the west oakland bart station. ktvu claudine wong joins us with the story from the building that is at the center of all this. claudine. >> reporter: that is right. we expect about 9:00 this morning official officials will be here to take a look at what is left of the senior how'sing complex. if you take a look at the scene you can see scaffolding so twisted and a mess out here. and the area remains blocked off. they have security around here. and they are keeping everyone
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away from it. a big concern has been the safety of what is still standing. there is a big concern whether it was safe to go in and inspect the site. we saw several agents visiting this fire scene. and what remains after that fire that started at 2:30 in the morning last thursday damaging the nearby bart tracks, shutting down bart service in and out of san francisco for the day and causing that unbelievable traffic nightmare. now the big question is how did it start? what caused it all? atf agents were out a day after the fire taking a look at what they could be but today the specialists will be arriving across the country to take a closer look. it's unknown how long it will take and how big the group of specialists that is coming from across the country out to this spot in oakland. of course we will be watching the situation. we expect to talk to them later on in mornings on 2. live in
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oakland i'm claudine wong. time now 5:32. fire crews still watching out for hot spots at the big fire of mount diablo. look at the fast moving flames. it destroy a historic cabin. it was known as mary's haven. a popular rest stop at the 1940s. hikers could take a quick break and grab referment -- refreshments. there were a lot of flames out there along with a very loud noise. >> i was in my office that overlooks the canyon and i heard a noise and looked out and there was a ball of flame. >> there is a three houses on that property. one of them is a complete loss. the other two are intact. and about two acres of wild land burned. >> luckily no one was hurt. the alameda county coroner may provide answers in a mystery stemming from a
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discovery at the oaklandest ware. police found a man's body near the jack london aquatic center. there were weights attached to his head. witnesses report seeing a red car parked in the area for at least three days. coroner says the man that died is 27 years ole. they have not yet released his name or determined how he died. time is 5:me. san francisco ethic commission has started diseasing if the -- started deciding if the suspended sheriff should be permanently removed from office. supporters greeted sheriff ross mirkarimi with cheers and applause as he went before the committee. mayor ed lee says he's getting ready to testify and the mayor used strong words as he spelled out his views of the domestic violence scandals. >> as one of the top law enforcement, he ought not have
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engaged in the beating of his wife. >> he is simply resorting to sensationalism as mayor. >> mayor lee suspended the new sheriff three months ago as he pleaded guilty to charges of a new years argument he had with his wife. a 17-year-old boy is expected to enter a plea at 9:00 a.m. on charges relating to a drive by shooting and a lamborghini theft. max wade is accused of shooting at a couple back in april. investigators looking for information regarding that found the lamborghini. he's being charged as an adult. in another high profile
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case chris bucchere the man that barreled into sutchi hui is being charged with manslaughter. he broke several traffic laws before hitting hui. the case drew national attention after he got online and said he is sorry for losing his helmet in the crash. what police found in the possession of just one suspect. >> some city agents in san francisco want to speed up traffic on market street in san francisco. ktvu paul chambers live in san francisco now on what they want banned from a very long stretch of a busy road. paul. >> reporter: good morning, dave. believe it or not they want cars banned on parts of market street. there is a bus right there. that would be allowed. for the most part private vehicles would not be allowed on market street between
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franklin and stewart. last night the department of public works -- the plan aims to improve the area by reestablishing parts of market street as a premier culture, and economic center of the bay area. it would make it more bicycle friendly. other transportations would be allowed. similar plans in the past to push motorists out of the downtown furrow fair has been dismissed. there are other plans that are less aggressive toward motorists. they will all be presented on july 17th and 21st. then that information will be used to come up with a final plan by the end of the year in hopes to begin construction out here on 2015. live in san francisco i'm paul chambers. 5:37 is the time right now. back to sal for a look at
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traffic. any problems? >> not that much. we are off to a decent start. we've had a couple minor things that hasn't caused any traffic delays. let's take a look at what we have. this is san francisco northbound 101 traffic looks pretty good. approaching the 80 split. hasn't been that busy when it comes to crashes. bay bridge is light get into the city. let's go to interstate 880 now. and no major problem there is. santa clara valley highway 17, 85, 87 did i leave anyone out? yes 237 all those freeways are off to a good start. speaking off to a good start. hello steve. >> hello sal. >> good day. happy summer. >> thank you, back to you as well. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures on the cool side to mild side. there is low 50s to upper 50s. and even a couple near 60
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degrees. inland it won't take long. if you are suffering from allergies -- i should put juniper on top. it appears to be stronger. ragweed on the weeds is all over the place. based on the report i saw this morning. you can blame any of those are all three. inland temps warming up today. pretty fast. in fact, we will see 90s today. mid 90s. well inland. strong on shore wind tomorrow. not today. 80s and 90s through the interior. mid to upper 90s. i don't buy the 50s there. i do buy the 50s and 70s closer to the coast and bay. hardly any sea breeze at all. it's a little component of it westerly. but when it's less than ten it won't take long to warm up. santa rosa is a little cooler. 59 san jose. 59 livermore. high pressure wins out today. it's been doing its power shakes. by tomorrow two systems come in. especially that one.
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that little low will come over us that will increase the fog and give us big cool down. today sunny and warm to hot. summer starts this afternoon. only patchy fog and temperatures they will warm up pretty quick here. 80s and 90s for many. 70s closer to the bay. 72 alameda. pleasanton at 91 degrees. 82 menlo park. 80 san mateo. 70 beautiful degrees in the city. and d.c. at 63. big cool down thursday into friday. the weekend will be sunny. it will also be very breezy and well below average on temps. >> thank you, steve. this is the first day and 100th year of the alameda county fair. the fair will open its gates at 11:00 this morning and celebrate the anniversary by offering $1 admission and $1 carnival rides all day today. it will also feature the world's largest outdoor grill. animal and craft contests as
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well. it's the biggest county fair in the bay area. >> i wants to go, pam. >> just the beginning of fair season. there is plenty you can go to. >> okay. the mayor of oakland gets a message from a judge. why the reason occupy protest could cost mayor jean quan some money. >> what we are learning from the frantic 911 call from rodney king's house. >> it looks like we are getting a couple brake lights there. we'll tell you more coming up. the more products we touch around the sink,
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90s. tomorrow we start a big cool down. that will take us right into the weekend. >> welcome back. good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we are follows for you. oakland firefighters mopping up a fire at kelly moore paint store at 42nd and telegraph. flames damaged the back of the store. fire investigator will work to determine how this fire start. >> later this morning fire experts from all over the nation will be inspecting this building. federal agents so far haven't been able to figure out what caused the fire which halted bart service for almost 12 hours last thursday. >> and this is day sixth of a protest at oakland's lake view elementary school. one of five schools the district wants to shut down to save money. some parents are camping there. they plan to teach summer school even though school police have tole them -- told
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them they've got to leave. police have released the 911 call from rodney king's house. >> how old is he? >> rodney king. the guy that got beat by the police. >> okay how old is he? >> he's 47 years old. he's not moving. he's at the bottom of the swimming pool. i don't know. >> king's fiance called 911 early sunday morning. she later said she couldn't jump into the pool to pull him out because she can't swim. she threw a shovel into the water to try to wake him up. they have not determined the cause of death. time is 5:45. oakland mayor jean quan may have to pay the price if they miss deadlines. stemming from the recent occupy protest. the judge is demanding that city leaders stick to his
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detailed schedule in carrying out reforms to the police department. and he is warning he may fine the city if deadlines are missed. and my order mayor jean quan to personally pay up. mayor ed lee has a way to fight crime. it's in response to recent shootings. it includes a new summer jobs program and community activities like a my night basketball league. he also wants to add extra police officers that to area. there is no hard evidence that dust from the world trade center on 9/11 caused cancer. several experts say no research supports the government statement that the dust could have caused cancer. cancer is added to a list that could help hundreds get payments from a health fund set up after the terror attacks. a set back for firefighters battling the big wild fire in
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colorado. a spot fire ignited near the main fire. that led to warnings of more evacuations. this wild fire has been burning since june 9th. it has already destroyed 189 homes which makes its the most destructive fire in colorado's history. it's now 55% contained. firefighters say it may be weeks or months before it's finally controlled. also full containment is expected tomorrow in a wild fire this one burning east of campo -- campo. this one has burned almost 1,000 acres since it broke out sunday afternoon. one mobile home and one recreation vehicle has been destroyed. 150 homes have been evacuated. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. bart police say they have caught a thief that specializes in stealing bikes. he says he saw a man walk up to a bike rack, take a bike and try to get away on a bart
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train. police say they found five bikes at the suspects home and police think they were all stolen. >> we consider him to be a busy bart thief just because he had five and he had a criminal history. >> bart says there were 507 bikes reported stolen from the station last year. but at this current rate, this year could be even bigger than that. we posted a link to the photos of some of the recovered bikes on the website. just go to time now 5:48. sal, as you take care of the commute, you can also clear up pam's allergies as well. >> i have a lot of powers, but i don't think that is one of them. >> i wish it was. >> but steve is the man. >> he can tell me why i'm suffering. >> exactly. there is no suffering so much in the traffic this morning. highway 4 westbound you can see a little bit of slow traffic. and some pie -- a minor crash
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coming in from pittsburgh to antioch. westbound traffic is always slow as it always is. that traffic is moving along pretty well heading down to berkeley and at the bay bridge toll plaza yo will see traffic still light. a little bit of a couple delays here. but anything major. 5:48 let's go to steve. >> thank you, sir. we are mainly clear skies. it won't take long to warm up here as there is only patchy fog down toward monterey and santa cruz. pollen index, well, take your pick. trees continue to be up there. actually juniper appears to be stronger. ragweed is one of the main culprits. it's bad. if you are suffering you have multiple sources. inland temps today, up they go. we are not getting a northeast
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wind yesterday. tomorrow big drop in the temps. we will take that right into the week. 80s and 90s. will be close to 100-degrees. a lot of 70s and 80s closer to the bay. not much of a breeze if there is anything. there is a little bit of a component of a sea breeze. already 60s for some. low 50s toward santa rosa. tomorrow two systems this one a little low perp that little guy is being drawn up by that system. it will eject toward us. that will increase the fog and the on shore win. today is the warmest day of the week. tomorrow much cooler and maybe low clouds fog, friday. the weekend will be sunny. breezy to windy and very cool for this time of year. patchy fog at best. temperatures warming up fast. 80s and 90s through the interior. low to mid 90s for some.
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berkeley 73. pleasanton 91. san jose 85. cupertino 85. low to mid 80s on the peninsula and 60s and 70s along the coast and also in san francisco. fog though on the increase rapidly thursday into friday. and with your week always in view breezy but really on the cool side. especially saturday. >> thank you, steve. the federal reserve wraps up a two-day meeting today. ben bernanke is not expected to announce any changes at interest rates but is expected to announce some sort of plan to stimulate the u.s. economy. many expect the foe to extend operation twist which is designed to keep long-term borrowing costs low. southwest airlines says it's still investigating what caused the problem at its kiosks around the country yesterday. it prevented outages from printing boarding passes. that meant agents had to fill out boarding passes by hand. and if passengers had not printed out the tickets from
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home, southwest says the system is up and running again though and reservations were never effected. boeing 787 dream liner still the major airliner but already other airlines are starting to make changes. electronic dimmable windows are not dark enough. eats has ask the u.s. aircraft maker to coup with away to united is not comment thong report. a part of paradise will soon be sold. who is about to spend millions to buy a hawaiian island? >> plus an expensive fire ball on the san joaquin river.
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5:55 an explosion and a fire on the boat in a delta made three people swim for their lives. it was a 30-foot cabin cruiser look at this on fire and then it sank. the owner of the boat wayne carol was trying to sell that boat. it took two possible buyers out for a ride in antioch yesterday when the gas engine burst into
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flames. he's happy he didn't have his dogs on board. >> i always take my dogs with me. this is first time in two years i haven't. they always sit in back. i have a little dog bed for them. actually the hatch that explode is usually when they sleep. >> ktvu on obtained these photos taken after the explosion. the boat also ran into pilings and set them on fire before it was towed into open water. they are not saying what investigators found. they were looking for evidence that stolen copper, aluminum, and other metals are being sole by thieves. there are state laws to prevent those actions. the state has been plagued by thieves that take copper. a measure that would add a $1 tax to a pack of cigarettes
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too close to call. 400,000 ballots still need to be counted. nor for the tax to pass 54% of the remaining ballots will have -- >> it's currently 98% owned by a self-made billionaire that paid $700 million for lanai two years ago. the current price less than $600 million. >> oh we can candle that. >> a bargain. traffic looks good on 280 as you drive up to highway 17. no major problems there. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving on the sunol grade heading down to the south bay. now let's go back to the desk. more jobs could be coming to the city of oakland.
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what a big decision made about the future of the oakland old army base will be mean. >> the answers you are looking for about last weeks fire that interrupted bart service. >> we have first day of summer. will temperatures with warm to hot? we'll have them.
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