tv Mornings on 2 FOX September 1, 2013 7:00am-10:01am PDT
the new eastern span of the bay bridge is taking shape. this morning the investigation is underway into a deadly police shooting in the east bay. what witnesses say the suspect was yelling moments before the shots were fired. >> engaging support. what president obama will do before he takes any military action against syria. mornings on 2 starts now.
good morning, it is sunday, september 1, i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. let's check in with your weather. you've gotten rid of the whole chance for rain thing we keep talking about. they reported a few sprinkles in the overnight hour. a time lapse of the last two hours. this is the pattern that we will see for today as well as tomorrow. a mix of sun and clouds with a few passing sprinkles. we'll show you in just a moment and the cooling trend will continue. we'll show you how much cooler you can expect to be for today coming up. and it is day four of the bay bridge closure as work will continue today for them to open it on schedule. we want to show you a live picture of the new bridge and the old bridge right there next to each other.
>> yeah, we should get an update right here on the new span. we are told that some of the paving and the demolition work is taking a little longer than expected, but they still remain on schedule. they have given themselves some breathing room to make sure they could get things opened by the tuesday schedule opening. they will start paving the westbound lanes of the toll plaza and they still need to prepare the eastbound lanes in the next day or so. on the west end of the new eastern span, they finished paving right near the tunnel at your islands. in the meantime they still have that demolition work that is going on the old bay bridge. we want to show you the emotional moment for a lot of people that have been on that job for years.
yesterday crews were dismantling the section of the old bay bridge, which will make way for a new bike and pedestrian path. overnight i'm told that they brought in pieces to begin installing them. crews have been doing the power working as well, at the island as well. and despite the broken bolts, of course, they will require a temporary fix to be put in place. crews will be putting in a permanent fix for those broken bolts once they open. of course, everything is still on track according to cal cal on 5:00 tuesday morning as you can expect that update again from cal tran just about an hour from now. we will bring it to you live. live this morning in oakland, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news.
and it got opened a little bit. but they will get a first look this afternoon for the time being as they will only get a part of the way to the new span from oakland. and it is now scheduled to be finished for 2015. with the bridge being closed, a lot of those drivers are getting to the bay. not a lot of traffic going in both direction. another look at the alternate golden gate bridge. traffic is moving smoothly. to find the latest, go to ktvu 2.com and click on the bay bridge closure tab at the top of our home page. yesterday cal tran closed the bridge while they prepare for the opening.
it's usually the last san francisco eastbound exit, but now 7th street is the end of the road and some drivers were confused by the new detour. >> i thought the last exit would be open. yes, i'm confused. >> we don't encounter people that don't expect it to happen and they're unprepared for it. >> if drivers are confused, they need to pull over and call 511 for at natroutes -- for alternate routes. this was their 4th busier day ever with 457,000 riders. and thursday was bart's third busiest day in 2010 and 2012. extra ferries have been running this weekend to help people make their way across the bay. an estimated 100 people boarded the ferry yesterday, but the numbers are actually pretty
typical for a summer saturday. august is gone, september is here. let's turn to rosemary to see how we are kicking off this september month outside. >> it's going to be another nice day with a slight possibility, maybe an isolated shower as i have to say it to cover the basis. we'll give you a look outdoors as you can see the mid-level cloud cover, providing us with just a gorgeous sunrise. isn't that a beautiful one? we will continue for them to watch these clouds pull on in and out and in fact over parts of the day, i think that we will be mostly sunny and then turn mostly cloudy again and it will be that filtered sunshine that we get with the mid-level clouds. back to storm tracker 2 where at the top of the hour they reported a few sprinkles in the overnight hours. maybe you'll wake up with a little damper roadway. in any case it will be very light and passing and that it should not ruin your outdoor activity. if i squeeze it in a little closer, we have partly cloudy skies around the bay, dealing
with mostly sunny skies i would like to say, enjoying mostly sunny skies to be a little exact. over the north, reporting clouds as well as a little bit of fog. if i back upgoes little bit to show you what's happening, the system is moving closer to the coast with the breeze, they really kicked in yesterday afternoon and our temperatures, they are tumbling in some areas. anywhere from 8 to 10 degrees. so you probably felt like the cool down in the afternoon as well as the decent sea breeze as it will be back again for the afternoon through the delta once again as well. and in addition to this, the marine layer is thickening up just a little bit. so the cool air will continue for the afternoon today. meanwhile the moisture is pulling around the ridge of high pressure, continuing to pull in today as well as tomorrow. by getting closer, you can notice them picking up a few scattered showers and the american fire, picking up the rain in the overnight hours. that's good. however, also a little bit of the lightning is being detected over parts of the sierra, which is not so good.
we'll be tracking that for you as well. 61 in oakland. right now, 58 in san rafael. 63 in san jose. some areas, they're experiencing temperatures slightly warmer than where we started yesterday. some slightly cooler. but a few degrees of yesterday morning. 81 for nevada for the afternoon. 73 richmond. to the east bay, we're looking at 84 walnut creek. and the eastbound shoreline, low to mid-70s if you're going to see them play this afternoon, it should be a nice day for the south bay. 80 degrees san jose. and along the peninsula, 71. mid-70s for san mateo. 65 degrees for the afternoon sea breeze in san francisco and the extended forecast tomorrow will be the coolest day, but notice it's a very subtle drop as you get into the labor day on monday and by tuesday that chance for rain is on out of here and then we're warming it up as we get into mid-week wednesday and beyond i'll have a look at your lunchtime numbers for today coming up. new this morning, a driver
who swerved to avoid the deer hit the fire hydrant early this morning in the oakland hills, causing the water to cascade down the hillside. they have not said if any homes have any damage. this morning, they're investigating the deadly officer-involved shooting as the man shot and killed, may have been suicidal. officers were called to the scene yesterday afternoon after several people called 911 to say that the man fired at least ten shots. when they arrived, the man was holding a gun in each hand and they were forced to fire their own guns when he refused to drop the weapons. they shot him and then i guess they moved his arm and they shot him again. >> this is the second officer- involved shooting this year.
this morning they revealed that they have evidence of the gas use in syria saying the case is building for a military attack. he intends to launch that strike in syria for the chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 civilians. but he will first ask congress for authorization. >> i can share with you today that hair and blood samples that have come through us through the appropriate chain of custody from east damascus from the first responders, that they have tested positive for the signatures. >> they are expected to hold the hearings on the potential strike this week. the house will debate the military action when they return from the summer recess on september 9. many republicans, they say that they are opposed to any military
action. and to discuss the military action. only france has publicly approved the military action. they failed to get the support of the house of commons for the attack. hundreds of activists opposed to the military action in syria, protested outside the white house and in cities across the nation. >> you don't bomb people with that reason. >> reporter: in san francisco about 100 protesters carried syrian and american flags at market street. rallies were also held in san mateo, oakland, boston, and houston. in europe close to 1,000 people turned out for a protest in london while 700 people rallied in franklin. >> i want to let the american president know that we don't want war. leave us alone to take care of the government. this is for real. stay out of the middle east. you are making everything worse. >> 50% of the americans in a
recent poll said that they oppose taking military action in syria. 42% are in favor. 49 legend joe montana is alive and well. despite reports that he was involved in a deadly accident. where that rumor originated. and a parody of the pop culture or irresponsible trademark infringement. controversy over prescription drug t-shirts now on sale at one california clothing store. it's looking perfect on the first day of september. time now is 7:12. you're watching mornings on 2.
temperatures holding into the 60s. new this morning, a british journalist known for his interviews with richard nixon has died. david frost died yesterday on the cruise ship where he was scheduled to give a speech. it's believed he suffered a heart attack. the world leaders and the political leaders and the celebrities. but perhaps best known for their interview with richard nixon in 1977, following the resignation. frost was 74. nelson mandela is back home this morning even though he remains in critical condition. if necessary they will admit them back to the hospital. he's been in the hospital with a recurring lung infection since june 8. japan's 2011
nuclear disaster will reach the west coast next year. wind-blown debris from the plant might reach the coast. study-lead researchers say the environmental threat would have been much worse without the turbulence of the pacific. the victims of a fertilizer plant explosion four months ago in west texas were honored during the town's annual labor day weekend parade. the april 17 explosion killed 15 people injuring hundreds more and destroyed a part of the town. yesterday the first responders who died in the blast were named honorary parade marshals and fire trucks with the parade in their honor. >> the emotions are hard as i have them for months. you never know from one to the next what will set something off on the fire trucks or longer. >> and there is also a moment of silence for the victims
during the parade's opening ceremony. the investigation into the explosion is still ongoing. three major drug manufacturers are threatening to sue the clothing store over their prescription drug t-shirt collection. they have those words listed on the back. they're being sold at kipson with the prices ranging from $58 to $99. the boutique is being accused of trademark infringement as theshirts are irresponsible. the designers say it's a parody of the pop culture and not meant tone courage the prescription -- not meant to encourage the prescription drug abuse. they have thousands of others. and they will donate the
proceeds to another location. they are accused of stealing medicine from students. the parents of a 6-year-old girl say that kimberly smith was suppose to give their daughter a drug cylinder. but instead she stole the pills belonging to her daughter and at least two other students. the nursing license expired in july. the school said she didn't need a license for the job and had passed a background check. a total cost of football- related injuries in california could approach $1 billion. officials say more than 4,400 claims involving head or brain injuries have been filed byprofessional athletes since 2006. nearly three quarters of all those claims come from california. many are seeking medical care or money through california's workers' comp. the nfl are close to eliminating their liability drastically for such workers' comp claims. they lobby barring the athletes
who played for out-of-state teams from barring in california. the state senate is expected to vote on the bill tuesday. football legend joe montana is alive and well despite a false internet report claiming he had died. it was all the buzz on twitter. the rumor was started by the website global associated news. the site said the former niner had died in a car accident, but the the report was fake. other celebrities who had been victimized by the same report is golfer tiger woods and actor eddie murphy. hosting the 22nd ranked northwestern last night. lead by the new head coach and a new quarterback. the county product, wearing the montana 16. goth is 4-4 setting up the fake field goal holder with the grab. they would go up 7 right there. and they lead them in the shotgun, showing off his accuracy with that 52-yard staff. it's goth again with a little fader in the corner.
harper had a great night. he threw for 445 yards, two touchdowns, but also threw three picks. one of them there, that one was deflected. bringing it all the way back. northwestern would go on to win the ball game, 44-13. with the regular football season just days away, many fans will be heading to the computer each week to monitor their fantasy football leagues of the fantasy sports industry expected to bring in an estimated $1.2 billion this year for all their sports. but the most popular is football. 72% of all fantasy players, they managed the nfl roster online. >> and we are all in this country as we would like to watch the nfl and people in this country, they really like talking to their friends, especially online, going back and forth, giving a little trash talk here and there and it is less than two of those things simultaneously. >> the fantasy football is still pretty popular among the women television networks, trying to draw it in with a new show called the league,
exploring the online sports obsessions. well, you could soon see the commercials according to the mercury news, facebook, they may soon feature the video ads from the major brands. they have not commented on reports, but that facebook, they could potentially charge twice as much for the 30-second spot as the popular tv shows like american idol. the price may surprise you. the two homes are scheduled to be demolished, but they're trying to save them. buyers must agree to relocate them and restore them at their own expense. a little girl gets a heart life saving transplant and finds another surprise wait
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and surprise to renovate their home, which was filled with black mold as they were able to see the changes for the first time. police in mississippi are investigating the discovery of the exotic animal breeding farm. >> we're concerned about getting it out of the neighborhood. there is just that fear of the storm comes in, knocks a hole in the house. everything gets out. >> police say they found a catch on the birds, lizards, more than 50 snakes. they're valued at more than $100,000. police say that the person living at the farm is cooperating. right now it's unclear what charges will be filed. a new exhibit at the san francisco zoo, it is opened to the public this weekend. they have welcomed the news. the 2-year-old dragon named big daddy is the first resident there, even though he weighs five pounds now. in a few years he'll reach the mature way of 150 pounds and be
ready to grieve. >> it's a lot of growing for that guy. >> all right. welcome to the san francisco zoo. time now is 7:25. you're waking up, looking outside. saying that it is raining. what is going on? rosemary is still promising a very nice day for us. >> yes. if we do have a light sprinkle outside your door, it will pass on. and you'll have partly sunny, partly cloudy skies for the afternoon and the temperatures are just a tad cooler than yesterday. a mix of the low clouds as well. that's because we're not expecting to see a whole lot. maybe a dash that we would like to call it. while we are still dealing with the same pattern, i'm drawing a line of where we are seeing
them remain. perhaps the east side of the bay and the south, getting the best possibility of maybe a few sprinkles, all for today as well as tomorrow. before i wrap that up, the models are returning a little bit different than today so it could change by tomorrow. but you need to stay tuned to find out. giving you a look at the forecast numbers, getting out the doors this morning. a little bit of the patchy fog is reported to santa rosa in and around the coast. by lunchtime, 60 degrees at the coast. upper 60s inland. for the afternoon, mid-70s for your lunchtime. monday is expected to be the coolest, but notice it's not a big change in the numbers there. by tuesday, we're getting rid of the chance of the rain and temperatures are rebounding. back to you. the yosemite national park
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we are two days away from the opening of the cal bridge as they are working right along. good morning everyone, welcome back to mornings on 2, i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. let's talk about the bay bridge because in 30 minutes, cal tran is holding a news conference to give us another update on the progress being made. alex savage is live where that briefing is taking place. alex? >> reporter: yeah, we got a briefing just half an hour from now. we may get a set from cal tran as to whether or not the update is possible. we did find out late yesterday that some of the paving and the demolition work is taking a little bit longer than what crews expected it to take, but they had built a cushion, sort of on into the schedule, as they do expect to get everything ready by the scheduled opening on tuesday morning. now, overnight, crews were busy, paving, striping the westbound lanes of the toll plaza to get them all ready. they still need to prepare the eastbound lanes as well. on the west end, crews finished
paving right at the tunnel. mt. meantime, the demolition work is still going on at the old bay bridge as we shot the video yesterday as the jackhammers and the cranes were busy dismantling the 1,000-foot section of the span, which will ultimately make way for the new bike and pedestrian path running alongside the new bridge. overnight crews, they brought in pieces of that new path to begin installing them. in the meantime, they're continuing to stress the seismic safety of the new eastern span, despite those broken bolts that will be requiring a temporary fix for them to be put in place. with all those issues with the bolts, crews, they're certainly ready to open up the new bridge to the public. >> it's exciting. it's kind of the final stretch. and the final dash for them to the finish line. and it is very exciting for them to see, you know, this bridge, considering all the ups, downs, that the project has been over, you know, the past several years, particularly this year. >> reporter: crews are also using this five-day closure as
an opportunity to do a little house views. they were power washing the tunnel that obviously connects the eastern span of the bay bridge with the western span. and some of that work is going on, some clean up work as well. again more paving work still yet to be done and more demolition work is still to be done. cal tran and the contractor involved here will be updating everybody on the progress that they're making here at the headquarters. we'll bring it to you live at 8:00. we're live this morning in oakland, alex savage, ktvu 2 channel 2 news. the road to the bridge closure has been a year in the making. and they have condensed it down to just four minutes. the site posted a new time lapse video of the bridge corruption. and it shows 42,000 hours of the construction work from 2008 to present day. but they say that they used footage from 42 different angles for that time lapse video. and the latest bay bridge
information, go to ktvu 2.com and click on the bay bridge close a tab at the top of our home page. starting today, it'll cost more to park at cal tran stations. the daily park and fees are going to be going up to $5 and the monthly fees are increasing to $50. the fee hike is necessary to cover the increasing cost of maintaining the parking lots. they also raised parking fees in 2006, 2009, and 2011. fremont police, they're still searching for leads in a hit-and-run accident. a 56-year-old man was hit on august 8 while riding his bicycle just south of the warm springs boulevard. police say he was struck just before 6:00 in the morning. this is video of where that accident happened. right now the victim remains in the hospital as he is suffering from the head injuries, broken ribs. police say he is unconscious and his name has not been released. police say that he was hit by the dark color or the black four-door toyota camry as it is an older model dated between
1992 and 1996. investigators believe that it may have the right front bumper damage. anyone with information is asked to call fremont police. police have identified a 25- year-old man accused of killing two family members. police say that jeffrey flores had them booked on two counts of homicide at the martinez detention facility, being held on $2 million bail. police say that flores called 911 on friday to report two people had been injured in a home on the drive. and they arrived and found a man and a woman dead in two different bedrooms. they were floors of the grandmother and uncles. police in new orleans are searching for the man that killed the 1-year-old girl in her arms. she was killed thursday night as the 18-year-old babysitter was carrying her home from the park. the gunman fired two shots and one bullet hit them both. the babysitter is expected to survive. police released surveillance photo of two people in interest that were seen running from
that area. >> she was my world, my reader to get into everything. >> baby london will be laid to rest next saturday. right now police don't know if the two victims were the intended targets as they do not have a motive. the rim fire burning around the park has forced many of them to stay inside. but so far the fire has burned nearly 223,000 acres at 40% contained. 111 structures have been destroyed. the cost of fighting the fire have reached $47 million and continues toclimb. yesterday, john jarvis toured the damage first hand. the cause of the fire is still under investigation, although they were told that the marijuana grow operation is one possible reason. this is video from the park's web cam showing the smoke from the fire drifting into the yosemite valley. the smoke has made it difficult for some park visitors to see the famous views of the yosemite falls and the half dome as the health precaution. visitors are being asked to scale back their outdoor
recreational plans and avoid the strenuous holiday weekend. but the vacancies quickly filled with last-minute visitors, forcing some people to cancel their weddings at yosemite. the hawaiian couples spent a year making plans to exchange their vows at the park, but the fire left them and two other couples with dates scheduled at the evacuated scrambling to make other arrangements. according to their wedding website, they were able to get another venue at the nearby winery as they were married last night. smoke is still affect -- smoke in the area will affect the increase of the number of people coming into the offices with asthma and other respiratory problems. the sculpture that gives a great name has been set on fire. 100,000 people attended the
event this year. that's 5,000 more than last year. they reported only one serious injury. the person was flown to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle there in the desert. the festival ends tomorrow. all right, time now is 7:37. shaping up to be a nice day, even if it is a little damp on out there this morning. rosemary is cooking up the forecast for us. sot people with the outdoor plans are still good to go? >> yes, it shouldn't spoil your plan. if we do get that, it will pass by, it'll be fine, it'll dry out, all good as we do have temperatures just slightly cooler than what we had yesterday. yesterday we saw a huge drop in the afternoon highs from friday compared to saturday. anywhere from 5, 10, even 15 degrees cooler. so hopefully you'll like the more comfortable weather for the inland communities. giving you a live look over the oakland view as we have a mix of clouds on out there this morning. but they're back with us. we also have the mid-level clouds. working their way across the bay and a few sprinkles are reported over concord earlier
this morning. that's the only place that has so far reported a few light sprinkles. but here is the system offshore pulling in from the south. you notice the bay area, right in between them and that is where we will have that possibility for them of just a few patchy showers, as far as tomorrow to hold on for a couple of days with a mix of sun and clouds on out there. at times mostly sunny and the clouds will be passing on over the high clouds that will bring us the soft sunlight into the afternoon. by labor day on monday, they will move closer to us, with a few sprinkles. cooler temperatures are expected. it is just a subtle cool down, minor changes from day-to-day as we get through tomorrow with the temperatures. here is a look at the satellite and radar with a couple hours of the time lapse on here as you can see the clouds pulling in from the south. we'll continue this if you get a little closer, picking up the dot over parts of the bay bridge. but the chances are we are dealing with mostly cloudy skies over parts of the bay area. mostly dry conditions over the
bay area. the on shore breeze at 21 miles per hour through the delta, i expect it to pick up once again for the afternoon. a little breezy for those communities. breezy through the the bay. and san francisco, that sea breeze, they really picked up yesterday afternoon as i expect it will be back for today. 57 in san francisco right now. 61 in oakland and walnut creek and the low 60s in livermore. mid-60s in santa rosa. 82 in santa rosa. 71 in the caster valley area. 85 for pleasanton. upper 80s for some of the warmest locations. 80 degrees san jose. 79 for you in the afternoon for santa cruz. 79 woodside. 79 redwood city. 55 degrees for san francisco. for the low 60s with partly cloudy skies for the coast. the extended forecast, again, subtle changes for your labor day monday as we get back to work on tuesday. for and that chance for an isolated shower will be out of
our way and temperatures will be warming back up as we get back to work. thursday will be the warmest day on this extended forecast. 90 degrees for the inland city. and 67 for the coast. back to the desk. well campers and hikers are planning to head into the mountains during the holiday weekend are being warned about the high-fire danger. the officials, they want everyone to take extra precautions and to avoid starting new fires. the campfire restrictions, they're currently in effect. if you do notice that the campfire isn't put out, try your best to extinguish it or call authorities for help. authorities are reminding where we are going to bring alcohol to the sacramento river during the holiday weekend. they will apply to the segment of the water from highway 32 to the mouth of the big chico creek. they will not be allowed to consume or to have open containers within 50 feet of the water and the possession of alcohol on the water is also strictly prohibited. deputies from glenn and butte counties will be patrolling the rivers. coming up, real-time updates where diana niaz is right now as she makes her
fifth and final attempt to swim from cuba to florida. plus, fighting over tips. they're told about gratuity and why drivers say they could never get it done. a live look at traffic on 101 in san jose. chp reporting all lanes are blocked on the fair oaks avenue onramps, stopped at northbound 101. the fire department is on scene. you're watching mornings on 2. and you were like, "thanks, but what about thick & creamy and whips!" and we were like, "done and done! now it's out of everything yoplait makes." and you were all, "yum!"
blue sky. >> many business owners are grateful to be open following the destruction from super storm sandy. the sales were down 30% this year. they are also still recovering from the storm. the beach rentals were down about 25%. many undocumented immigrants are reporting work to the call centers for the american companies. they have opened up the call centers in mexico. they are offering the needed jobs, but some of them pay just $ an hour. happening now a military hearing for three former u.s. naval academy football players. a case of sexual assault has resumed in washington, d.c. they will determine if one of the three mid-shipments will be on the charges that they sexually assaulted another
student after the night of heavy drinking. yesterday's hearing was postponed after asking for the delay. the victim said she found out about the attack from the twitter messages. at least 18 people are dead and dozens more are injured after two deadly attacks. the first happened yesterday in southern afghanistan. exploding near the police check point in the bank and in a separate attack killed we the insurgent. the afghan president is blaming it on the taliban. a grim task is underway for the boys in florida. researchers have begun digging up the unmarked graves for the boys west of tallahassee. they were beaten and tortured at the school three decades ago. they're trying to identify the identities of as many as 2,200 children believed to have died. investigating a near drowning. the deputies say that the 35-
year-old man was riding on the lake yesterday when he lost the consciousness and fell into the water. the man was not wearing a life jacket. he was rushed to the hospital by ambulance and his condition has not been released. police have released a new sketch of the man that rob add couple at gunpoint outside the post office. this sketch shows one of the two men that held up the couple after midnight on tuesday. it happened in the parking lot of the post office on east bay shore road. both men were seen driving away in the black newer model sedan. meanwhile protesters are outside to continue to meet outside the downtown berkeley post office despite police tearing down their encampment. yesterday members of the defense group held the steps on out front. on wednesday night they ended that month-long camp out and made them break down their tents. but the fight is not over. >> it is a sight for half of
the postal service jobs, that they would like to see become poverty-waged jobs and be eliminated entirely. >> last week they rejected the appeal by the berkeley mayor for them to stop the building of the building. tomorrow is labor day, which means the post-offices and the courts will be closed. it will be on a saturday schedule at the golden gate transit running on the weekend holiday schedule. they will also be on that holiday schedule. the occupied groups, they're also planning the labor day protest in san francisco as they would plan to hold a news conference at 1:00 p.m. with the general assembly that will be held at 3:00 p.m. followed by the march to the federal reserve building on market street. it is a little cheaper to fill up the gas tanks. the gas prices across the nation are about 20 cents less than what they were during last year's labor day weekend. the state average is $3.79, which is down from last year. and here is a look at where things stand in the bay area.
in san francisco drivers are paying around $3.89 for the regular unleaded fuel. in oakland it will cost you about $3.80 to fill up and the average price is $3.79. it's a battle over tips that the drivers of the san francisco ride sharing company to file a class action lawsuit. the company is called ubber. according to the chronicle, passengers are told they do not need to tip because the gratuity is included in the cost of the ride. but drivers say they never get the tips. they don't get tips because they make more driving for other services. the red bull youth american cup is said to get outside way on the san francisco bay this morning as they feature ten teams from around the world. racers range in age from 19 to 24. the boats are the same 24-foot boats that they used in the american cup world series. for the two american teams, oracle team u.s.a. provided the boat and some training assistance. the crowning will be on wednesday. the a's are battling in the
al west. green day doing the first pitch honors out at the coliseum with a rather unconventional delivery there. all tied. now when they step in the box and then steps out, a big solo shot to his 15th of the year. tieing run on second, but you can see the pinch hitter johnson to ground out. their second straight over the rays. still two straight back of texas in the west. giants are still out in the dessert before heading to san francisco. they spotted the diamondbacks. but then ended up coming in the 7th inning after tripling in the run. buster posey hit it on out to the outfield bringing in scutaro. eric chavez hit the first pitch into the gap of the left center where bloomquist scores the winning run as giants lose 4-3.
the oakland a's have a lot planned to raise awareness about the disease during the pre-game ceremony. the breast cancer survivors will a symbolic ribbon on the field. the a's will donate $5,000 as a part of the gift of faith grant. and the former ktvu reporter rita williams will present this year's grant to breast cancer connections. right now the 64-year-old is attending -- attempting to swim from cuba to florida. this is a look at her website showing us where she is now. and that website is tracking her every movement. she left havana just before 1:00 yesterday afternoon and has been swimming non-stop. you can see just how far she has to go before she gets to florida. a lot of swimming in front of her. this is her fifth and final attempt to make the swim. previous efforts have been stopped by the current dehydration and the jelly fish sting. a 35-member crew is following her and she is hoping to make
it to florida by tuesday afternoon. look at the map and oh, she's doing well. >> wow, way to go. >> he's got a long way to go. >> good luck to her as she knows this will be it. how big the crowd is expected to get at today's festival. and another judge will join the american idol panel. the big name who will help search for america's next singing sensation. the cooling trend will continue for your sunday afternoon. i'll have a look at what you can expect in your neighborhood coming up.
of this new stadium. american idol is filling in another spot on their judges panel. she appeared as a mentor and a performer and that the former judge, randy jackson will apply as a mentor. they will start in january right here on ktvu. well, one direction, fans, they pushed the documentary about the band's concert tour to the top of the box office. >> one direction, this is us took in $8 -- took in $8.9 million. they could make as much as $25 million by the opened of the weekend. the butler starring oprah winfrey and forrest whittaker fell. the city of oakland are
expecting the crowds to reach about 50,000 people. a portion of their uptown district on franklin street between 18th and 22nd street will be closed for the festivities. the event will feature fun for the whole family with children's activities and a wedding pavilion for the same- sex couple with marriage licenses who would like to get married. festivities at the art festival will also continue today and last through tomorrow. the water front event offers visitors fine art, music, food, and wine. more than 260 artists from around the world will be on display. today the a's open at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow they will close early at 5:00. today is the last day of the wine and art festival if you have a chance to go out there as well. let's check in with rosemary. >> yes, good morning to you. maybe you're going to observe america's cup for today as it will be a breezy one for the afternoon. the on shore breeze is strengthening for the second half of the day pushing through the delta as well for our communities in and around the
influence by the delta breeze. a few low clouds out there as well as a mix of low clouds streaming over the bay area continuing for your afternoon with a mix of sun and clouds and with the mid-level cloud deck and the possibility of a few sprinkles hitting the ground. it's a slim one. on a scale of one to ten, one, two, that's the possibility. there 74 for heyward today and oakland and san francisco. mid-80s for areas right around livermore and the low 80s -- for santa rosa, so running a little cool for this time of the year. tomorrow, temperatures are continuing their downward trend, but you can see it's a very subtle one. by tuesday though a slow little rebound gets started. we're warming it back up. back to you. continuing this morning on the new eastern span of the bay bridge as we want to give you a live look still shut down this
morning as we're going to get a live update from cal tran in just a few minutes on construction and tuesday morning openings. and the u.s. says that there is more evidence of chemical weapons in syria. and now the pope is asking for pace as the military strike could happen possibly some time this month. ♪
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all right, you are taking a live look at oakland and cal tran's headquarters. they're expected to give us an update on construction in just a couple of minutes as we are one day closer to the opening of the new bay bridge span. >> the bay bridge is opening up that could come fast enough for the people in san francisco with a new closure that is causing even more confusion. and good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, it is sunday, september 1. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mike mibach. let's get right over to rosemary with a quick look at that forecast. >> yes, good morning to you. a partly cloudy start for some of us. low clouds for some of us. high to mid-level clouds sweeping overhead. that's what we'll be seeing overhead right now. widespread 50s to the lower 60s as we get into the second half of the day with a slight chance at the isolated shower. maybe just a passing light
sprinkle. that should really be about it. for your labor day we'll stick with the same pattern. and the opportunity for them of maybe some light rain. as well as your numbers coming up. and right now, we are waiting for cal tran to hold the daily update on the progress on the bay bridge. expecting to hear from the spokesperson about how the work is progressing and how much work they got done overfight. >> i want to show you a live picture of the new bridge next to the old bridge. they had the opportunity to actually drive on the new span. for the first time looking at the old bridge, we realize how old it is compared to the new span. and you'll soon notice it as well. and since wednesday night's closure, crews will be working around the clock to create a path to the new $6.4 billion eastern span. yesterday afternoon, a briefing that they actually told us about the demolition and the paving work that took a little longer. so far that project is still on schedule and that much of the paving has been completed as
far as today and tomorrow and that they are a sect to do some striping work to get that done. again, we are waiting for the updated news conference from cal tran talking about maybe that the new eastern span could open up early if not as of right now. still schedule two opened at 5:00 a.m. on tuesday. okay in the meantime there are some closures that are confusing for folks on out there. let's talk about that right now. but yesterday they closed that off ramp as they prepare for the opening. that 4th street opening is usually the last san francisco eastbound exit. however right now, 7 street is the end of the road and some drivers, a little confused by the new detour. well the python and the last exit would be open. yes, i'm confused. >> every time we have a road closure like this, we encounter people that don't expect it to
happen and are unprepared for it. >> all right, here is your best advice. they say if you are out there and you're confused by all the detours and the changes. pull over, call 511 and get information on alternate routes. bart will offer 24 hour service at 14 stations during the bridge closure and a lot of people are taking advantage of it. friday is their 4th busiest day ever with 457,000 riders. it's just behind the giant's two-world series victory parades from 2010 and 2012. now, extra ferries have been running this weekend to help people make their way across the bay. they boarded up san francisco bay bridge yesterday, but they say that the numbers, they're pretty typical for the summer saturday. to find the latest bay bridge information, just go to ktvu.com. for and click on the bay bridge closure tab right there at the top of our home page. again, monitoring the expected news conference from cal tran
and suppose to start at 8:00. being delayed. we don't know why. maybe a good news for tomorrowing night -- tomorrow night as well. in the meantime we're going to head over to rosemary for a check on how the weather is holding up. actually for the crews out on the bridge, this is the kind of weather that they would like. dry mostly. >> right, right. >> they might get a light sprinkle, but i don't think that it will impact their workouts there. maybe alex could check in on that for us. >> meanwhile let's check in on what's going on outside your doors with a mixture of sun and clouds this morning providing for a beautiful sunrise a little earlier. we'll continue in this pat earn. i need to go back to the desk. >> we do have a developing news testimony appears that maybe a briefing is about to start, so we want to go out there live and listen in. >> the demolition by this shot by
the very capable videographers and photographers in the field. all maintenance work that they had scheduled for the weekend has been completed. the crews are wrapping up the work there and it looks great at the tunnel, at the island tunnel. all paving is completed. yesterday they were focused on cleaning the tunnel, pressure washing the face and the inside. that work is wrapping up. and where that new bridge connects into the tunnel. the demolition work is substantially completed. that's the demolition of 1,000 feet of the original westbound approach of the original east span. they're demolishing that section to put in the bike path connector. tuesday at noon, the public could start using that bike and pedestrian path. but again that demolition work
is substantially completed with just a few columns that they need to get up and out of the way. but at this point, they started putting in pieces of the temporary bike path. now at the teleplays the pavings have been completed on the westbound lanes. and they are well into striping now. they are wrapping up the paving on the eastbound lanes as they hope to start striping later today over this weekend. they have brought in and paveed 16,000 tons of asphalt. so again everything is looking good. we are still on schedule for our 5:00 a.m. opening on tuesday morning. and then that will be this morning's construction update. any questions? >> what's left to be done ahead? >> so again, so at the tunnel they have to complete the striping. once they have done that, they help control the flow of to
traffic. which is preno , ma'am that nightly the striping, still a little time as you will need it to drive as you cannot stripe and start bringing in the vehicles for the barrier route. the demolition work is pretty much completed. we could not open up the bridge to traffic and still have the demolition taking place. again the paving is completed on the westbound lanes, so it is pretty much at this point, striping, they need to complete the paving on the eastbound lanes and the same thing there. striping, putting up the barrier rail. i heard people ask about the problems. we have not encountered any problems beyond the typical slowdowns that you would have for any construction project. you know, paving goes a little
slower. the demolition will go a little slower than anticipated. but we have not run into any issues that you have not anticipate with a little breathing room. so we are not in any danger of missing our opening time of 5:00 a.m. on tuesday. >> you've been listening to the live report from the headquarters in oakland. that's the good news, that everything is going along on schedule. and that they are doing a lot of striping right now to make sure that they will drive you ahead. >> yes, the one thing less is the demolition, although it is substantially completed and a part of the temporary bike pedestrian path has been put in. so they're waiting to get that done, then we should be good to go as we are a little bit under 45 hours left as the clock is ticking for them and everyone will be happy come tuesday morning for their commute.
let's bring back rosemary. sorry to cut you back, but we needed to check in. >> yes, very exciting news. now we do have the moisture pulling in from the south. it is offshore as we have the slight possibility of maybe a few sprinkles. picking it up this morning for you with a few scattered showers. the rim fire as well as the american fire has scattered showers in the overnight hours, which is good news. but on the flip side, a little bit of the lightning detected within the rain and, well, they must make it thunderstorms for parts of the sierra. a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures are cooler. many of us may not even notice. the evening hours, sunset at 7:38 this evening. take a look as we did not see a whole lot of rain move on through. maybe if you don't get that light rain falling on you, you may feel a little muggier with the moisture air in place. on monday afternoon, well, more
of the same. the system off the coast will move a little closer to the coast as you can see a possibility of the scattered showers, maybe increase as we will be tracking it right here. low 60s in oakland outside your door and 68 for them here with a nice enjoyable afternoon for most. 81 for san rafael. to the east, 74 for oakland. if you're going to see the a's play today, a nice day for you. 79 if you're going to santa cruz for the afternoon. 79 for redwood city. as i mentioned that on shore breeze, moving through the delta once again. we're going to hold on to the possibility of the few
sprinkles for your labor day monday as we are drying it out and getting back to work on tuesday. i'll take a look at your sunday lunchtime numbers coming up. investigating a shooting that left one man dead, which happened just before 11:00 last night. just a few blocks from the college. police say that the victim was shot outside the apartment complex where he has been visiting a friend after getting into an argument with another man. according to the oakland tribune. the victim was 49 years old, but his name not yet released. this morning authorities are investigating a shooting. after several people called to say that the man had fired at least ten shots. the man was holding a gun in each hands as they were forced to fire a gun when they refused to drop the weapons. >> saying shoot me, shoot me. they shot him. he was laying down.
and i guess he moved his arm and shot him again. well tragedy during the camping trip. details about the sudden death of the 13-year-old girl and tieing the case to other across the incident. new information about the concussion and the lawsuits connected to the nfl. how they are having a major impact on our own states and their worker comp cases.
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lafayette. partly sunny skies. mid-level moisture working their way across the area with a slight chance for the sprinkles for your sunday and labor day. john kerry said that the united states now has evidence that the syrian gas was used in syria. yesterday president obama announced that he intends to launch the strike of the retaliation. we've got more on the president's declaration and the president's response. >> reporter: as president obama spoke in the white house rose garden, hundreds of accidents are demonstrating against the military action inside syria marched outside the white house. >> syria is not at war with the united states. >> sharing the same plaza, dozens of protesters are avenue kateing for the u.s. action to stop the regime of the man there. >> and he does not do anything about it. to show you the seahawks. >> reporter: the demonstration is spanning across the country. they are marching largely against the military action.
>> they want the pun to turn that on. they were all objecting. >> do you want to a -- do you want a sequel to afghanistan? >> the one european nation, expressing that campaign in syria is france. and some are reacting to his decision. >> and it's a strike. and with them ready to launch their cruise missiles, president obama is expected to
launch on september 9 for congress to return from their august recess. well, they are asking catholics to join them for a day of the four piece in syria as they plan to lead a worldwide day for them next sunday. the announcement is coming after they lead the prayer vigil to offer support for the civilians. and also the use of the chemical weapons. nelson mandela is back home this morning even though he remains in critical condition. they say that their staff is now going to provide them the same intensive care that he received at the hospital in his home. and doctors say that they will be monitoring him closely. if necessary, they will admit him back into the hospital. the former south african president had been in the hospital with the lung infection since june 8. new this morning, the veteran journalist and with their former president, he has died. he died on the queen elizabeth
cruise ship on yesterday where he was scheduled to give them that play. he interviewed world leaders and the political figures and the celebrities like the beetles. but is perhaps best known for his interview with richard nixon in 1977. following his resignation. and frost worked at the new ford. and a number of the peanut allergy incidents have tripled in the past ten years. after losing their daughter, one family is hoping for a change. and this is a picture of the 13- year-old. taken just a few hours before her death. she had a severe peanut allergy and died after biting into the rice crispy treat last month. >> it was one bite of the rice crispy treat and it killed her, a 13-year-old girl. i mean how much more serious could it be? >> plants in the united states dry roast their peanuts, but most other states boil their peanuts. some believe that boiling the nut could make it more
allergenic. three drug manufacturers are threatening to sue a los angeles clothing store over their prescription drug t-shirt collection. and the search have the words on the back as they are being sold with prices ranging from $58 to $98. the boutique is now being made of the fringe mark infringement. the responsible said that the designers are a shirt of the parody of the pop culture and not meant to encourage the prescription drug abuse. >> he has not had a child die from the prescription drugs like i have. and there are thousands and thousands of other families who have. >> they said that a part of the proceeds would be donated to the medicine abuse project. but the anti-drug organization now says they do not want the donation and they have asked them to stop using their name on the store's website. he says that they will need to donate the proceeds to another organization. the elementary school nurses assistant in florida is
accused of stealing medicine from students. the parents of the 6-year-old girl say that she was suppose to give their daughter a drug similar. but instead she stole the pills belonging to their daughter and at least two other students. florida's health department said that the nursing license expired in july. the school says she did not need a license for the job and had passed a background check. the total cost of football- related injuries in california to approach $1 billion. officials say that more than 4,400 claims of the brain injuries have been filed by the professional athletes in 2006. nearly three quarters will come from california. many are seeking the medical care or money through california's workers comp. and the nfl and five other professional sports leagues are close to limiting their liability for such workers comp claims as they have lobbied for the legislation to bar them who played from out-of-state teams. they're expected to vote on the bill tuesday. and the football legend joe montana is arrive and well.
despite the false internet report claiming that he had died. the rumor was started by the website's global need as they had died in a car accident, but that the report was fake. the other celebrities that have been victimized by the same type of the reports, they will include tiger woods and actor eddie murphy. a special celebration this weekend out at the san francisco zoo. we'll show you the newest exhibit and let you know just how you can get a first close up look at it today. afternoon highs will fall below the seasonal average. just by a tad. in addition to that we're looking at the possibility of maybe a few sprinkles for your sunday and labor day. i'll explain in the extended forecast coming up.
well police in mississippi are discovering the exotic animal breeding farm. >> it's amazing that we are concerned about getting it out of the neighborhood. there is that fear of the storms coming on in, knocking the hole out of the house and everything gets out. >> police say they found the african cats, delivering frogs and more than 50 snakes. they're valued at more than $100,000. police say that the person living at that farm, they are cooperating, and right now it is still unclear what charges, if any will be filed. and a new exhibit at the san francisco zoo, they are opened to the public this weekend. indonesian dancers will welcome
the newest attraction. the 2-year-old male named big daddy is the first resident there. and even though that he was just five pounds right now, he is going to grow and he is going to grow a lot. and in a few years, he'll be reaching the mature weight of 150 pounds and he'll be ready to breed. the santa cruz beach board walk has been named number one on list of the american board walks in honor of labor day. creating the list of 14 for those visiting shorelines along the atlantic to the pacific and the other well-known board walks making the list including coney island in venice beach. opened since 1907. they feature a giant board walk, which is the fifth older roller coaster in the u.s. with the regular football season for the nfl just days away. many fans, they'll be heading to the computer each week to monitor the fantasy football leagues. the fantasy sports industry is expected to bring in an estimated $1.2 billion this
year for all of its sports with the most popular being football. they will manage in that nfl roster online. not a big fan of it, but they would say to get on in. >> then don't talk to me about it. i hear it enough. we were just at the gym and they were talking about it at the gym. enough. enough. all right, let's talk about something else. how about that weather. it's going to be another nice day. some waking up with the mid-to -- mid to high-level clouds. the mid-level clouds and a slight chance for the sprinkles will remain with the temperatures in the upper 60s for the lunch hour.
60s degrees a the the coast. mid to upper 70s for the peninsula. 80 degrees for san jose. if you're thinking about hanging out in san francisco, we took a ferry over there yesterday. it was quite nice. but the sea breeze, it kicked in. and it felt a little cool. be prepared for that sea breeze once again this afternoon as they will crank up through the delta as well, showing you the temperatures, they will be sliding just a bit for labor day on monday as we will hold on to a possibility of a few passing showers, then drying it up. i'll have a detail look coming up. >> thank you. the close call for four hikers in just the past 24 hours and what you will need to know to stay safe there. and a big celebration getting underway in oakland in just a few hours. what you can expect at this
♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. workers are busy as we get closer to the new eastern span of the bay bridge. good morning and welcome to mornings on 2. it's sunday, september 1, i'm claudine wong. >> good morning everyone, i'm mike mibach. just about 30 minutes, cal tran gave us the update on the progress being made on the new span. they said so far the project is still on schedule to open at 5:00 a.m. on tuesday morning, but he says it is too early to know if the bridge will open any earlier. much of the paving has been completed with more striping work scheduled for today and tomorrow. cal tran says some of the
demolition and the paving took longer than expected, but it wasn't enough to cause any delays. >> we haven't run into any issues that we perhaps didn't anticipate. that's why you have little breathing room. all the multitude of the schedules that you have happening this weekend, tomorrow afternoon, there's a scheduled chain-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new span of the bay bridge. and with the bay bridge being closed, a lot of drivers are still resorting to the san mateo bridge. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge, looking great in both directions there. the golden gate bridge, also another big alternative. yeah, that's the golden gate bridge. covering the towers. but 101 southbound and northbound is looking great as i do know it was choppy yesterday. be aware of that if you are coming into san francisco or the county this afternoon. the roads to this weekend's road closure has been a year in the making and the the earth cam has condensed it down to
just four minutes. the site posted a new time lapse video of the bridge construction, showing about 42,000 hours of the construction work from 2008 to present day. they used footage from 32 different angles. to find the latest bay bridge information, go to ktvu.com and click on the bay bridge closer tab at the top of the home page. starting today it's going to cost more to park at cal tran station. the parking fees are going up $5. and the monthly fee is increasing to $50. it's necessary to cover the increasing cost of maintaining the parking lot. they also raised parking fees in 2006, 2009, and 2011. the rimfire burning at yosemite park has caused many residents to stay inside. it is 40% contained. 101 structures have been destroyed. the cost of fighting the fire
has reached $47 million and that has continued to thrive. the cost is still ongoing. we want to show you the smoke drifting down into the yosemite valley. that's making those views a lot tougher to see. they made it difficult for the park visitors to enjoy the views of the fall and the half dome. as a health precaution, visitors are being asked to scale back their outdoor recreational plans. the park official said that some people canceled reservations for the holiday weekend, but the vacancies quickly filled up with last- minute visitors. the rim fire has forced people to cancel their weddings at the yosemite. hawaiian couple spent a year making the exchange at the park. but the fire left them with two other couples with the date scheduled at the lodge scrambling to make other
arrangements. there's good news though. according to the website on their wedding view, they were able to get married last night at a nearby winery. so congratulations to them. smoke is still expected to affect the tahoe and reno area for the rest of the holiday weekend. many doctors in the area have seen an increase of the number of people coming into the offices with asthma and other respiratory problems. a house in alameda county has been destroyed by a grass fire leaving the homeowner homeless. the fire officials said yesterday around 1:45 p.m. a resident was weld handgun a spark caught the -- welding when a spark caught the grass on fire. four hikers had to be rescued from the county park as they were first called to the state park on friday about a man missing from a treatment facility. once officers arrived though, it took them just a few minutes to locate him. then yesterday three hikers got
lost after the sun went down. a sheriff helicopter helped locate them as they were flown to safety. police are investigating a shooting at a block party that injured one man, happening just before 7:00 last night on sycamore drive. a car seen speeding through a nearby alley began firing. the 25-year-old man who was hit was transported to the hospital and later released. so far no arrests have been made. fremont police are still searching for the leads in the hit-and-run case of the 56-year- old man hit on august 8 while riding his bicycle just south of warm springs boulevard. police say he was struck just before 6:00 in the morning. for this is video of where that accident happened. right now the victim remains in the hospital. suffering from the head injuries and the broken ribs as he is unconscious and his name has not been released. police say he was hit by the dark colored toyota camry. it's an older model.
and investigators say they believe that they have the right front bumper damage. anyone with information about this case is asked to call fremont police. well, police have identified a 25-year-old man accused of killing two family members. police say that jeffrey flores has been booked on two counts of homicide at the detention facility being held on $2 million. he called 911 on friday to report that two people had been injured on the home on the road as they found a man and a woman dead in two different bedrooms. family members said that the victims were the grandmother and uncle. police in new orleans are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 1-year-old baby girl in her babysitter's arms. the baby samuel was killed on friday night when they were carrying her home from the park. the gunman fired two shots and one bullet hit them both. the babysitter is expected to survive as they released photos of the people seen running from
that area. >> baby london will be laid to rest next saturday. right now they don't know if they were intended targets as they do not have a motive. so they have seen a drop in drunk driving rests this holiday enforcement period. they are reporting significantly fewer arrests compared to last year. 187 visuals have been arrested for driving under the influence. according to the law enforcement, they started the crackdown on august 16. the check points are scheduled tonight in heyward and redwood city. all right, your time now is 8:37 and it is looking like a beautiful day is shaping up. a little foggy by the bridge. maybe a little foggy. >> yes. >> i know, right if >> but it is going to burn off as they usually do, right? >> yes, but we are still looking good for your sunday. we are talking about just that slight possibility of maybe a
few sprinkles. i'll show you the future cast model on that in just a moment. first a live look over oakland. low clouds are just inside the bay. hugging the coastline in the mid to high-level clouds that are streaming across the inland community and you can see some of that right here over oakland as we have the system offshore and i've got a still shot here of the satellite and the radar to point it out to you as it is right here with a nice flow coming in from the south as you may be able to detect some of the scattered showers over parts of the desert southwest, streaming in over the sierra for today. the two combined are bringing us a slight variability, maybe a sprinkle. you may not get that sprinkle, but they may feel a little humid to you this afternoon as you can continue with the mix of sun and clouds and a nice chance for the shower. 10% to 20%. most of us won't be seeing anything, but the clouds moving overhead. this system is actually going to be moving closer to us for your labor day on mound. right now the models are pointing to the possibility that the labor day on monday could be the better or the best
chance that we will need to see some of the light rainfall over parts of the bay area. right now a mix of sun and clouds and that is what we will continue for the second half of your day. the on shore breeze is blowing on through. and the 21 miles per hour. this is slightly stronger than yesterday. now, we had the afternoon highs, really tumble for some of the inland cities from friday afternoon into saturday afternoon. and today, temperatures, they'll be just a little bit cooler than what you had on saturday afternoon and the cooling trend will continue. but not as dramatic as we saw on friday and into saturday and right now 61 degrees in fairfield. 64 for walnut creek and oakland and the upper 50s in san francisco. mid to upper 70s. napa reporting 60 degrees. 60 degrees at half moon bay. here you go for the afternoon. 82 in napa to find your neighborhood. 84 at walnut creek and livermore and 70s along the east bay shoreline. the santa clara valley, 81 for saratoga as it will be a
beautiful day. low 70s in san bruno with a lot of festivals that are going on around the bay area as it will be a nice day in most cases. they're going to pick up for the afternoon sea breeze that will need to be back for today into monday and that slight possibility again, scattered showers, it's sticking with us through your holiday and then we're drying out, warming up as we get into tuesday, wednesday, with the warmest day being thursday and the upper 70s around the bay and the 60s along the coast. i'll show you the future cast model on the possibility of a few sprinkles coming our way coming up. the city council may give up trying to collect the cause from this past april. scheduling a proposal this wednesday to observe the $8,000 the city spent on the security for the president. and now the city officials, they've sent the invoices to the white house. the secret service and the democratic national committee, but they have not received a response. and the streets of oakland will be filled with people today during the city's annual pride celebration. organizers are expecting the crowd to reach about 50,000
people. a portion of oakland's district on franklin, between 18th and the 22nd streets will be closed for the festivities, featuring fun for the whole family with the children's activities and a wedding pavilion for the same- sex couples with the marriage licenses who want to get married. well it is a little cheaper. gas prices are about 20 cents less than what they were last weekend. in california the state average, it's $3.79, which was down from $4.15 last year. let's give you a look at where we stand right here in the bay area. drivers are paying around $3.89 for the regular unlead fuel. and in oakland it costs you about $3.80 to fill up. in san jose the average is $3.79 a gallon. they've increased service to japan as they are now offering the daily international service to japan. the daily flights to and from folks starting yesterday with the first regularly scheduled
787 from tokyo international airport arriving at about 4:-- 5:45 last night. a search for the robbery suspect is underway. we'll show you the new sketch of the robber and what you can do to help police track them down. fighting over tips. what the company in san francisco are told about gratuity and why the drivers are saying that they will never get a dime. a live look outside. highway 24 and lafayette on this first day of september. looking fantastic. time now 8:42 as you're watching mornings on 2. unbelievable.
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welcome back a live look there. well, it could be tough to get across the golden gate bridge to sum it up. a grim task is underway at a former reform school for boys in florida. researchers had started digging up the unmarked graves at the former school for boys, which is west of tallahassee. and investigators are trying to determine the identities of as many as 22 children. releasing a new sketch of the man that robbed the couple at gunpoint outside the post
office. they held up the couple on tuesday as it happened in the parking lot of the pal alto bay shore. both men were seen driving away in a black model sedan. meanwhile protesters continue to meet outside despite police carrying down their encampment. yesterday they held a teach-in on the steps outfront. on wednesday night police ended the month-long campout and made the protesters break dun the tents. the fight is not over. >> this is not just a fight on a single building and a few jobs, but a fight for the preservation of half a million living wage and the postal service jobs. jobs for privatizers that would like to see them become the private wage jobs or be eliminated entirely. >> last week the postal regulatory commission, they rejected an appeal by the berkeley mayor for them to stop the sale of the building. for for three historic buildings are up for sale and the price may surprise you.
the buildings are at the art and wood historic farm in fremont as they are being sold for $1 a piece. the schools are being demolished, but they are trying to save them. buyers must agree to relocate them and restore them at their own expense. the park is accepting offers until september 30. well it's a battle over tips, leading drivers to the san francisco ride-sharing company to file a class-action lawsuit. and that company said that according to the chronical,passengers are told that they don't need to because of the cost of the ride. but they never get the tips as they don't get them from passengers because they make more than they would for driving for other services. you could soon see them that -- that they may need to show you the makers that they have not commented on the reports, but that facebook,
they could potentially charge twice as much for the 30-second spot and then the popular tv shows like american idol do. >> the border patrol agents have made a huge pop bust at the border that they stopped that truck with nine tons of marijuana at the check point. and they alerted the agents to the trailer for them there and they weighed more than 18,000 pounds set to be worth 18. million. >> and they are finding work at the call centers for the american companies. their fresno b report says that they are showing the dish satellite and best buy with the open call centers in mexico. that they say the customer service centers are needed for the deportees with the english skills. but the critics say that they will pay about $4 an hour. congress is still weighing on the reform, but not expected to pick up the issue until the late fall that they have passed that immigration bill,
providing the path to citizenship for the undocumented immigrants, that the house rejected that bill. p and that they may be open to a compromise that would allow undocumented immigrants to legally work in the u.s., but they need to fall short of citizenship. the red bull youth america's cup is set to get underway this morning. the event features ten teams from around the world ranging in age from 1 to 24. the boats are the same used in the past two years. for the two american teams, oracle team u.s.a. provide the boats and training assistance. a champion will be crowned on wednesday. madden nfl25 giving video game lovers an ability to play the game on their iphones and ipads. it's free to play. the app features new touch controls for easier gestures and also gives users the ability to pick up the player cards and use them in the game. all 32 nfl franchises are available on the app. the app can also easily be
downloaded for a free tour of the 49ers new stadium. american idol filling another spot on their judge's battle. harry connick jr. is going to join keith urban and jennifer lopez for the show's 13th season. he has appeared as a mentor and performer. there are also reports that the former judge randy jackson will return as a mentor. season 13 of american idol starts on january right here on ktvu. and one direction fans, can you hear the girls screaming? the documentary about the band's concert tour to the top of the box office. "one direction, this is us," took in $18 million. they could make as much as $25 million by the end of the holiday weekend. "the butler," starring oprah winfrey fell to second place. it is expected to gross $18 million this weekend. the festivities at the 61st annual arts festival will
continue through the day and last through tomorrow. the water front event offers visitors art, music, food, and plenty of wine. this weekend works for more than 260 artists from around the world. and it is being displayed. today the gates will open in just a few minutes and won't close until 6:00. tomorrow the gates will close early at 5:00. all right your time now is 8:50 and a special honor for hundreds of bay area breast cancer survivors. how the oakland a's will raise awareness about the illness and the big donations to a good cause. outside our doors, partly sunny to partly cloudy skies. the path that maybe the scattered showers for today and i do expect your daytime highs to take another drop. i'll have a look at what you can expect for today and your holidaycom up. people go to a mattress store and essentially they just get sold something.
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officials say more than 61,000 people have been attending that event so far. and that is about 5,000 more than last year. organizers report only one serious injury so far. a person had to be flown to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle. the festival ends tomorrow. and campers and hikers planning to head to the mountains are being warned at the high-fire danger. forest officials want everyone to be extra careful so no new fires are started. the campfire restrictions are currently in effect. officials say that if you notice a campfire that is not
put out, try your best to extinguish it or just call authorities for help. authorities are also reminding river goers not to bring alcohol to the sacramento river during the holiday weekend. the alcohol ban applies to the segment of the water from highway 32 to the mouth of big chico creek. people will not be allowed to consume ore have open containers within 50 feet of the water. and the possession of the alcohol on the water is also strictly prohibited. the deputies from the counties will be on out in boats patrolling. all right, time now is 8:55. let's get right over to rosemary to see how we're looking. >> another nice day in stored as you can notice the mid to high-level clouds that are streaming for today. this pattern developing, they will stick around through labor day as well. but what happens here is that we will have a system that will be to the north and the west of us. and it will be getting a little closer, drawing in the sub- tropical moisture where eventually the two will combine. you can see a whole lot in the
way of rain, so plenty of cloud cover overhead. maybe a few sprinkles on out of this. but tomorrow morning it will all merge as tomorrow may be the better shot at getting a few scattered showers over the bay area and in any case a mix of sun and clouds for today. just a limb possibility that they should -- a slim possibility that they should be showing you right nowment mid- 60s for downtown san francisco. upper 60s to the lower 70s. going inland and it's a warm one, but a lot more comfortable than what we have on friday. low to mid-80s around the areas of walnut creek and the upper 80s for them here with the extended forecast that will be showing you the temperatures, they will begin to level off at this point. just a subtle dip today, perhaps tomorrow and a gradual warm up beginning the midweek on wednesday and thursday being the warmest day. 90 degrees on and around the inland cities i should say. upper 70s for the bay and along the coast. back to the desk. >> all right, thank you.
today is breast cancer awareness day out at the ballpark as they will have a lot planned to raise awareness about the disease. more than 358 bay area breast cancer survivors will be forming a symbolic human ribbon on the field. for the 10th straight years, they will donate about $5,000 as a part of the gift of faith grant. in memory of the long-time ktvu channel 2 reporter. the former reporter rita williams will present this year's grant to the breast cancer connections. a's are battling to regain first in the al west. green day's throwing out in the first pitch last night. as for the game, all tied in the 8th inning when coco crisp steps into the box and then quickly steps out. solo shot to the right field. his 15th homer of the year. but grant gets out pinch hitter kelly johnson. that's the ball game as the a's hang on to a 2-1 game over the rays. giants are still hanging
out in the desert before heading off to san diego. giants spotted the d-backs with a three-run fourth, but then came back in the 7th after marco scutaro with another shot. all tied after, but not all tied after 9 though. eric chavez hitting the first pitch into the gap of left center. william bloomquist with a nice little trot home. d-backs win 4-3. all right time now is 8:58. a parody of the top culture for the irresponsible trademark infringement. the controversy over those t- shirts right there now on sale at one california clothing store. people in the oakland hills are waking up this morning to a muddy mess. we'll tell you what sent the water rushing down the street overnight. for
and good morning everyone. welcome to mornings on 2, i'm mike mibach. august is out of here, september all of a sudden it's here. >> i can't believe it. good morning i'm claudine wong. let's check in with rosemary to see how september is kicking off for us. hey rosemary. >> yes, good morning to you. a good looking forecast with a couple good weather elements drawing in and bringing us a little bit of the interesting weather. we have subtropical moisture coming in from the south. meanwhile we have the system here, right off the coastline. and the two are working together to bring us the mid to high-level clouds. even a possibility of a few scattered showers for today. it's a slim chance, but it's there. ville a look at your temperatures coming up. cal tran says that work is moving right along on the new bay bridge. about an hour ago we got an update on the progress being made. and ktvu alex savage is live for us in oakland this morning to tell us what they were saying about the possibility of
an early opening. alex? >> reporter: it is still out there. construction crews are certainly nearing the finish line. we do know plans are in place for that big grand opening ceremony tomorrow afternoon. and cal tran says they do expect to have traffic out on the new span of the bay bridge, the new eastern span of the bay bridge. some indication that maybe it could happen a few hours early, but nothing is set in stone just yet. just about an hour ago, cal tran updated their progress saying that the demolition work is almost finished on the 1,000- foot section on the old bridge. right now crews are installing the bike path. but we also found that workers have found out that they were paid most of the teleplays just a few more spots that still have to be prepared. and cal tran says so far the crews have laid down 16,000 tons of asphalt. making it the ride up and over the eastern span that will be a smooth one. >> also we'll make sure that everybody will get a couple hours notice of at least a
window for the opening and what happened for them. and you know, one onramp at a time over a period of time once that window opens. >> we also learned more about the grand opening celebration that will happen on the head of the metropolitan transportation commission that said there will be a chain-cutting ceremony and the caravan of the classic car that will be crossing the bay for the same time to let them know when they will need to reopen for them. opening up tomorrow afternoon and the head of the group said it would be a tribute to the pass and the celebration of the future with a number of special guests and the keynote speakers involved there. but it will not be open to the public. live this morning in oakland, channel 2 news. well, crews, they also spent yesterday tearing apart the section of the old eastern span for them and the pedestrian path. we are told that some of the
pieces are going in. they are scheduled to open on tuesday at noon. ktvu will get a first look at it later on this afternoon. it is only going to be going a part of the way from the new span in oakland to the islands. not scheduled to be finished until 2015. now here is a live look at the san mateo bridge. with the bay bridge being closed, a lot of drivers are still resorting to the bridge. it looks like traffic is moving just fine along the span and in both directions. let's go over to the golden gate bridge. still it is the golden gate bridge, eaten up by the fog this morning. but the traffic is in both directions, also moving along just fine. in the meantime the lane closures on the san francisco side of the bridge, causing a lot of confusion for some drivers. yesterday, they closed the 4th street off ramp while the crews prepared for the bridge opening. it is usually the last san francisco exit, the eastbound exit. but now 7th street is the end of the road as some drivers said they were confused by the
new detour. >> and i thought that the last exit would be open. yes, and i'm confused. >> any time we have a road closure like this, we encounter the people that don't expect it to happen and they're unprepared for it. >> they said that the drivers are confused by the detour that they need to pull over and call 511 for alternate routes. the people have been taking bart in droves over the road closure. just releasing new numbers showing that yesterday was their second busiest ever. and with 278,000 riders on friday. the -- the transit agency said it was bart's 4th busiest day on history and on thursday they had their third highest opening day. extra ferries have also been running this weekend. an estimated 6,600 people boarded yesterday. the numbers are pretty typical for a summer saturday. to find the latest bay bridge information, go to ktvu.com and
click on the bay bridge closure tab at the top of the home page. new this morning, police say that the driver who swerved to avoid a deer ended up hitting the fire hydrant early this morning in the oakland hills, causing the water to cascade down the hillside happening about 5:00 this morning on skyline boulevard. the water was shut off about 15 minutes later. the fire department has not said if any homes suffered water damage. this morning the authorities are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting in union city. the man shot and killed, he may have been suicidal. officers were called to the scene on the drive yesterday afternoon after several people called 911. police said when they arrived, the man was holding the gun in each hand and officers were forced to firefighter guns when they say he refused to drop the weapon. >> saying shoot me, shoot me, shoot me. and they shot him. and then he was laying down, and i guess that he moved his arm and they shot him again. >> this is the second officer-
involved shooting this year. john kerry reveals that the united states, they now have evidence of the gas use in sir california president obama announced yesterday that he intense to launch the strike in syria in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack killing more than 1,400 civilians. he'll first ask congress for information. this morning he said that the case is building for a military attack. >> and yeah, i can share with you today that blood and hair samples that have come to us through the appropriate chain of custody from east damascus from the first responders, that they have tested positive for signatures. >> the senate is expected to hold the hearings on the potential strike this week. the house will debate the military action when they return from the summer recess on september 9. many republican lawmakers say they are opposed
to any military action as well as some democratic lawmakers. president obama met with his national security advisors this weekend in the situation room to discuss the military action -- in syria as they approved military action. british prime minister failed to get the support of the house of commons for the attack. pope francis is asking the tablet to be joining him in the day of fasting for peace in syria. pope francis hopes to lead a worldwide day of fasting and prayers next sunday. the announcement comes after they write a five-hour prayer vigil last night to offer support for the billions in syria. and they also condemned the use of chemical weapons. hundreds of activists proposed the mill tar action in syria protesting outside the white house and in cities across the nation this weekend. >> and they are just using a humanitarian speech. you don't bomb people for any reason. >> about 100 protesters carried syrian and american flags. rallies were held in san mateo,
oakland, new york, boston, houston. in europe close to 1,000 people turned out for a protest in london while 700 people rallied in frankfort. >> i want to let the american president know that we want peace, we don't want war. to leave us alone, to take care of this government. it is for real and stay out of the middle east. where you are making everything worse. >> 50% of the americans in a recent poll said that they oppose taking the military action many syria. 42% are in favor. a live look there. a bird's eye view of lafayette this morning. a beautiful start to the day where we have another one expected for your -- for your afternoon. you may not notice that the temperatures will be a few or two degrees cooler. meanwhile the difference in our
skies, the clouds overhead. mid to high-level clouds in addition to the partly cloudy and the low clouds outside and across the bay. this is the pattern we'll see for the next day or two with two weather elements, sort of merging and combining ask working together to bring the clouds as well as the possibility of a few scattered showers. the system is off the coastline, continuing to move a little bit closer to the washington/oregon coast a little later today and into tomorrow. as they do, it will be merging again with the subtropical moisture coming in from the south. the two will be bringing up a slight possibility of the scattered showers right here over the bay area. in addition to that, a few scattered showers are reporting over the sierra. even along the rim fire and the american fire, which is actually some good news for them that the national weather service is also reporting a few lightning strikes in the area. which happened in the overnight hours. so the good with the bad on that one. the on shore breeze is stronger than at this time yesterday. 25 miles per hour. and i do expect that the breeze
will be continuing to blow on throughout the afternoon and help to knock down the temperatures just little bit more. 63 in fairfield. right now 68 at walnut creek with the on shore breeze and the sea breeze will be with us for the afternoon in san francisco. 63 sfo and redwood city and 69 for santa rosa right now. for the afternoon, 71 for berkeley. and 65 for san francisco. 74 in oakland. the warmer community is warming up into the 80s for fairfield and brentwood. and into the santa clara value lee a nice one for you -- santa clara valley, a nice one for you. the extended forecast here, labor day monday will be a lot like today with the slight possibility of a few passing showers that should not be spoiling your plans, even if they need to fall, they will be brief and now move on. temperatures, they will remain on the mile-to-warm side. low 70s for the bay and the inland cities. then as you get into the business week and move a little bit closer to next weekend, a
warming trend. and it will be underway in the upper 80s to the near 90 degrees. wednesday and thursday for the inland cities. mid to upper 70s and the bay and the coast. and again models are pointing to the warm up continuing into next week. ville a look at your lunchtime numbers coming up. the yosemite national park may be open for business, but it is not business as usual there. coming up at 9:30, how folks from the rim fire are disrupting the vacation plans and the weddings. plus, it's new error for the quarterback. playing high school football, but taking the snaps at memorial stadium last night. but first let's take you outside. the sun is shining there. a different story down in the south bay than the fog we're seeing over by the golden gate bridge. traffic though in all directions moving fine if you are headed out there this sunday morning. it is 9:12 and you're watching mornings on 2. ♪
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welcome back. thank you for joining us this morning, giving you a sweeping view. low clouds there, over the bay. temperatures, they're holding in the upper 50s to the upper 60s. new this morning, nelson mandela is back home, even though that he does remain in critical condition. the hospital says that their staff is just now going to provide him the same intensive care that he received at the hospital at his home in
johannesburg. doctors say they are going to monitor him closely. if it is necessary, then they will bring him back to the hospital. the former south african hospital has been in the hospital with a recur -- south african president has been in the hospital for a recurring lung infection. david frost died on the queenly beth cruise ship -- queen elizabeth cruise ship. he was there to bring in a report. but he is best known for his interview with richard nixon in 1977 following nixon's resignation. frost was 74 years old. the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion fourmonths ago in west texas was honor during the town's annual labor day weekend parade. ♪ [ music ] >> the april 17 explosion killed 15 people, injured hundreds more destroying a part of the town. yesterday the first responders
who died in the blast were named honorary parade marshals and fire trucks lead the parade in their ho for. >> the motions are hard -- emotions are hard. they have been for months. you don't know what will set something off. >> there was also a moment of silence for the victim during the parade's opening ceremony. the investigation into the explosion is still ongoing. a military hearing for three former u.s. naval academy football players are accused of sexual assault, underway this morning in washington, d.c. the hearing will determine whether the three mid-shipmen will be court marshaled on charges of sexually assaulting another student after a night of drinking. a judge has denied a request to separate their cases. for the victim says she was too drunk to consent and found out about the attack from twitter messages. san diego's mayor has been on the job for just 24 hours. for and already he is facing criticism. the city council president,
officially took over from the mayor on friday night. but one of the first acts was to reverse the stop action order on the expansion of the jack-in-the-box restaurant. he stopped the project saying that jack in the box had violated terms of the building permit, but they said that it opened up the city to a lawsuit. the neighbors of the restaurant, they will agree with the former mayor, accusing them of what happened. a girl got a sir pry. now, when she was born, they discovered that her heart was a big for her chest. and then in february her family found out she'd be receiving a new heart. just a few months after being in the hospital, she went home yesterday. isn't the best day of the life. >> and to get her to come back. for it's a miracle. >> what the father and mother didn't know is -- what the family didn't know, their
neighbors donated time, money, and supplies to renovate their home, which was apparently filled with black mold. and yesterday they got to see those changes for the first time. the total cost could approach $1 billion. officials said that more than 4,400 claims have been filed by the professional athletes since 2006. for nearly three quarters of all those claims, they will come from california. -- they are seeking medical care. and the nfl and five other professional sports league are close to limiting the liability for the such workers' comp claims that would bar the athletes who played for out-of- state teams from filing on in the state of california. for and that they are expected to vote on a bill on tuesday. and the football legend, joe montana is alive and well despite a false report for them on the internet report, claiming that he had died. it was all the buzz on twitter. the rumor was started on the website for the global associated news that the former niner died in the car accident,
but the report was fake. and the other celebrities who had been victimized by the same faith reports, that golfer tiger woods and actor eddie murphy. cal football hosted the northwestern team, lead by the new head coach and a new quarterback. the county project wearing the number 14, getting up the fake field goal. for for bears are up 7. second half, the countdown right here on the shotgun. and the kids are showing off the accuracy with that 5-yard -- with that 52-yard goal. and a great grab there. on the evening, 445 yards, two touchdowns, also threw three pitches including this one. two of those picks were deflected dropped all the way back. wildcats beating the bears, 34- 30. well with the regular football season just days away, many fans will be headed to the computers. each week to monitor the
fantasy football leagues. the fantasy sports industry. they are expected to bring in an estimated $1.2 billion this year for all of their sports. the most popular is football. 72% of all fantasy players manage an nfl roster online. >> people in this country really like watching the nfl and people in the country, they really like talking to their friends, especially online, going back and forth, giving a little boast here, a little trash talk. >> fantasy football apparently also becoming popular among women. they're also trying to draw them in with a few show called the league with the online sports obsessions. and that is certainly an obsession. >> fantasy football? >> yes, in general. >> all right. it is okay, you're right. a teacher is sparking major controversy this morning. what they said to have some
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other well-known board walks making the list including coney island and the venice beach walk. the santa cruz beach walk will feature the giant dipper, the fifth older roller coaster in the united states. three major drug manufacturers are threatening to sue the los angeles clothing store over their t-shirt collection. they are being sold with prices
ranging from 58 -- from $58 to $8. they're being accused of trademark infringement and the shirts are irresponsiblable. it's a parody of the pop culture and not pent to encourage the prescription drug abuse. >> he has not had a child die from the prescription drugs like i have. and they are thousands and thousands of other families that have. >> he said that a part of the proceeds, they would be donated to the medicine abuse project. but the drug organization now says they don't want the donations and they have asked them to stop using their name on the store's website. they'll donate it to another organization. the elementary school nurse is accused of stealing medicine from students. the parents of the girl said that she was suppose to be given their daughter a drug similar to others, but instead she stole the pills belonging to her daughter and at least two other students. they said that the nursing
license expired in july. the school said she did not need a license for the job and had passed a background check. all right, time is 9:25. let's head back over to rosemary who is working on this forecast for you. >> yes, good morning to you. we have a nice day in stored for you. we will feel a little muggy in some areas with the mid-level moisture that will continue to move overhead. this will be the pattern for today. outside the doors right now, in addition to the mid to high- level clouds with a few clouds here along the coastline just inside the bay and right now if you are getting out to the farmer's market with the mid to high-level clouds remaining throughout the afternoon. if you have the lunch plans, 70 degrees around the bay and the mid to upper 70s for the inland cities. it is just a minor drop in the temperatures from yesterday. 74 in the afternoon for oakland if you're going out there, maybe see them play. 79 in redwood city. and for mountain view in the areas over the north bay. the lower 80s for napa if you
might go out. it will be nice with a slight chance and maybe a few passing light showers as they should not spoil your plans if you have the outdoor activities for to the or tomorrow. temperatures, they are moving up very little for tomorrow, but we will begin a warming trend on tuesday and that opportunity for them and for any shower activity will be on out of our way as we get back o work on tuesday as well. back to you. 52,000 people are expected in oakland this morning and the changes to this year's festival. >> and the construction crews are nearing the finish line as they prepare that new eastern span of the bay bridge to open up to traffic early on tuesday morning. we will tell you about the work that still needs to be done and the possibility for them and of opening up things early. for [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week.
another day, another closer one. workers were visited this morning as we do get closer to the opening of the new eastern span of the bay bridge. good morning and welcome to mornings on 2, it is sunday, september 1, i'm claudine wong. >> good morning, i'm mike mibach everyone. before we get to the bay bridge latest developing news, the chp is tweeting that there is police action blocking the far right lanes of southbound 101 right near the off ramp. for and there is also a crash that has a vehicle blocking highway 1 at chamberlain court. they say the vehicle is not movable that traffic will be extremely sluggish out to the coast for those traveling there. we are now less than 48 hours
away from tuesday's scheduled opening of the new bay bridge. and in just about 90 minutes ago, work is moving right along. ktvu alex savage is live for us in oakland to tell us what was said about, i guess the possibility of the early opening. >> reporter: the construction crews are certainly getting close. they said that they expect to open up the new eastern span of the bay bridge by at least tuesday at 5:00 a.m., but that there are some indications that maybe the opening could open up a few hours early to make the decision tomorrow afternoon. we did get an update on the progress being made as it is significant and that the demolition work is almost finished on the 1,000-foot section of the old bay bridge. right now the crews are installing the pedestrian and the bike path in its place. workers have paveed and striped most of the toll plaza for them to be prepared. so far the crews have laid down
about 16,000 tons of the new asphalt. meaning that it will be a smooth ride across the new eastern span. some work have taken a little longer than expected. but they gave themselves extra time to get everything done. >> we have not run into any issue that you did not anticipate with a little breathing room and all the projects that you have scheduled throughout the weekend. >> reporter: also this morning, we learned a bit more about the grand opening celebration that will happen tomorrow afternoon. there will be quite a few politicians and the people of note have been taking part of that grand opening ceremony. the head of the transportation commission said that this morning there will be a chain cutting and then a caravan of the classic cars, crossing the bridge for the first time. after that, there will be some last-minute prep work that will need to happen on the bridge. sweepers will come through and clean everything off. and then it will be your turn to take a ride on the new eastern span of the bay bridge.
live this morning in oakland, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. they are condensing it down just four minutes. it shows 42,000 hours of the construction work. they use different angles for the time lapse video. go to ktvu.com and click on the bay bridge tablet on the top of the home bridge. parking fees are going up to $5 and the monthly fees are increasing to $50. the agency said that the hike is necessary for them to cover the increase in the cost of maintaining the parking lots. they also raised the parking fees in 2006, 2009, and in 2011. the rim fire burning around the yosemite park has forced many holiday travelers to stay
inside. so far they burned nearly 2,300 acres, 40% contained. 111 structures have been destroyed. but the cost of fighting the fire has reached $47 million and continues to climb. yesterday the national park service director john jarvis toured it firsthand. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. and although they said that they were told that the mayor, the operation is a possible cause. we want to show you video of the web cam, showing the smoke drifting from the fire on into the valley. that smoke, it has made it difficult for some park viators to see the famous views of the falls and the half dome. and as a health precaution, they are asked to scale back their outdoor recreational plans and avoid the activities. for the park officials said that some people canceled reservations for the holiday weekend, but they also said that the vacant cities quickly filled. the rim fire has forced people to cancel their weddings. the hawaiian couple, they spent a year making plans for them to
exchange the vows at the park. but the fire left them with the scheduled at the evacuationed evergreen lodge, scrambling to make the othewever there's some according to their webbing website as they -- wedding website as they were able to get another venue as they were officially married this summer. smoke is expected to affect the reno area. many doctors in the area have seen an increase in the number of people coming in complaining about asthma and other respiratory problems. arhats in alameda county -- a house in alameda county has been destroyed by a grass fire. this is a picture showing you what remains on the uncorporated view. fire officials said that yesterday at about 1:45 p.m., a resident was welding when the spark caused the dryback. the flames quickly spread to the house as they were not able to rescue the couple's dog. four hikers had to be rescued from the park after 24 hours. police in santa rosa were first
called to the state park on friday about a man missing from the treatment facility. once the officers arrived, it took just a few minutes to find him. and then yesterday, three hikers got lost after the sun went down. they helped locate them and they were taken to safety. new this morning, oakland police are investigating a shooting leaving one man dead. happening before 11:00 last night on daisy street just a few miles from a few blocks i should say from mills college. the victim was outside where he had been visiting a friend as shots were fired after the victim got into the argument with the other man. and according to the oakland tribune, the victim was 49 years old, but his name has not been released. police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured. it happened just before 7:00 last night on the drive. police said that a group of people were hanging out behind some apartments when the car seen speeding on through the neighborhood alley. and then that car began firing.
the 25-year-old man who was hit was transported to the hospital, but later released. so far no arrests have been made. police are still searching for the leads in a hit-and-run case. the man hit on august 8, while riding his bicycle on the boulevard, just south of warm springs boulevard. he was struck just before 6:00 in the morning. and this is video of where the accident happened. right now they remain in the hospital as he is suffering from the head injuries and broken ribs. but he is unconscious and that his name has not been released. they also said that he was hit by the dark color or the black four-door toyota camry. an older model dated between 1992 and 1996 as they believe that they have the right front bumper damage. anyone with information about this case is asked to call the fremont police department. police have identified a 25- year-old man accused of killing two family members. police say that he has been booked on two counts of homicide.
police say that he called 911 on friday to report that two people were injured. police arrived and found a man and a woman dead in two different bedrooms. the victims were the grandmother and uncle. police in new orleans, they're searching for the gunman who shot and killed a 1- year-old baby girl in her babysitter's arms. she was killed on thursday night as her 18-year-old babysitter was carrying her home from the park. and the gunman fired two shots, one bullet hit them both. the babysitter is expected to survive. police, they have released surveillance photos of two persons of interest who were seen running from that area. >> and it was my world. she was my everything. for getting up in the morning. >> the baby will be laid to rest next saturday. right now police, they say they do not know if they were the intended targets and they do not have a motive. some counties have seen a drop in drunk driving arrest this holiday weekend and the enforcement period.
so far 187 individuals have been arrested for driving under the influence according to law enforcement. and they started the dui crackdown on august 16. the dui check points are scheduled tonight in hayward and redwood city. a very nice day in the forecast for your sunday and a live look over the oakland view. low clouds and fog are hugging the coastline with the mid to high-level clouds streaming over the parts of the inner city this among. giving you a look here at the system remaining off the coastline. and it really brought us the cool down in some areas yesterday. temperatures, they are mile to warm again today. just a few degrees below what we had yesterday afternoon, but a huge drop in the temperatures on friday afternoon to saturday. for anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees there from the afternoon hours. and so that fell pretty good for the inland communities that were quite hot on friday. for today a mix of sun and clouds with a slight chance on
the few scattered showers that are passing overhead. they'll continue to do so for today and tomorrow and so even if you do not experience a light breeze shower, they could feel a little muggy, perhaps a lot more humid in your area. this system will continue to move closer to the coast as they are working together to bring us the slight possibility for them increasing, while they are showing a great possibility, of course, it is still 24 hours away as we will be tracking it for you between now and then as we need to get started this morning with the cloud cover by the afternoon and into the evening hours. the time stamp here reads 8:00 as we are getting into the evening at 7:48 this evening. we'll be mostly cloudy, but you did not see a whole lot fall. it picks up just a little bit as you can see it over the sierra and over our area, mostly cloudy with the slight possibility of those showers continuing for your labor day on monday. the on shore breeze will be with us this morning.
reporting 25 miles per hour and it is having an impact on the temperatures many fairfield and some communities that will be on nearby. 53 degrees in fairfield right now. 9 degrees cooler than where you were a few years ago. if you're getting out to the farmer's market this morning, expect the 68 degrees for you. 59 for san francisco. mid-60s redwood city. 68 for livermore and the afternoon today the lower 80s. you're checking in right about 88 degrees. a nice day in that area there. 74 in oakland for the afternoon. if you're going to the park festival. maybe the a's game. mid-80s for livermore. on friday they hit 97. so definitely more comfortable in your neighborhood these days. and along the peninsula for the afternoon, 79 in redwood city. and 65 in san francisco. they'll be going out there to see america's cup for the afternoon. the extended forecast here, subtle changes in stored for tomorrow. it looks like a near repeat from this point of view.
as you get into tuesday, wednesday, thursday, back to work for a chance of rain moving out of your area and the temperatures will begin to climb with each passing day. the warmer day is on thursday with the upper 70s around the bay and the coast. back to the desk. the streets of oakland will be filled with people during the annual pride celebration. organizers are expecting the crowd to reach about 50,000 people. a portion of their uptown district on franklin between 18th and 22nd street will be closed for the festivities. featuring fun for the entire family with the children's activities and a wedding pavilion for the same-sex couples with marriage licenses who want to get married. well, it is a little cheaper to fill up the labor day weekend. gas prices across the nation are about 20 cents less than what they were last year in labor day. in california the state average is $3.79, which is down from $4.15 last year. here is how the prices are now looking across the bay area. in san francisco, it'll cost you $3.89 for a gallon of
regular. in oakland, $3.80 is the cost to fill up. in san jose, the average is at $3.79. well, the search is on for a robbery suspect in pal alto as we will show you the new sketch of the suspect. and tell you how you can help police track them down. and fighting over tips. the class action lawsuit just filed against the ride sharing company in san francisco and why they said that their drivers shouldn't get the gratuity. and a live look at one of the routes to san francisco or into the east bay during the bay bridge closure. the giants are on the road. the a's are at home. time now is 9:43 as you're watching mornings on 2.
marina this morning. well, a grim task is underway at the former reform school for the boys in florida. researchers have begun, digging up the unmarked atgresthe former school for the boys, which is west of tallahassee. they were beatenned and tortured at that school three decades ago. they were believed to have died at the school. the number of the incidents has tripled in the past ten years, hoping for change. this is the 13-year-old. the picture was taken just a few hours before her death. she had a severe peanut allergy and died after biting into the camping trip in sacramento last month. >> it was one bite of the rice crispy treat. it killed her. the 13-year-old girl. i mean how much more serious could it be? >> and the family is now speaking out trying to raise awareness.
the plants in the u.s., most other places around the world boil them, which could be making it more allergenic. pal alto police released a new sketch that robbed a couple at gunpoint. this sketch shows one of two men who held up the couple just after midnight on tuesday. it happened in the parking lot on the east bay shore road. both men were seen driving away in the black newer model sedan. meanwhile protesters will continue to meet outside the downtown post office despite the police tearing down their encampment. yesterday members of the defense crew, to hold the teaching on the front steps on wednesday night as they ended that month long camp and they made the protesters break down their tents as they say the fight is not over. for >> is not just fight about a single building and a few jobs. but it's a fight for the preservation of half a million living wage jobs. jobs for privatizers that would like to see become private wage
jobs or be eliminated entirely. >> last week the regulatory commission rejected the appeal by the berkeley mayor to stop the sale of the building. three historic east bay buildings are being up for sale. they're being sold for just $1 a piece. the two homes and the schoolhouse are set to be demolished, but they want to save them. they must agree to relocate those buildings, then restore them. the park is accepting offers until september 30. the city council may give up trying to collect the cost from this past weekend. and the city council is considering a proposal this wednesday to absorb the $8,000. for the secret service and the democratic national committee, but they have not received a response. many undocumented
immigrants who are deported to mexico are finding work at the call center -- call workers. the companies include time warner, dish, satellite, and the call centers in mexico. but critics say some only see $4 an hour. they are still weighing the immigration reform, but not expected to take issue until late fall. they passed the immigration bill, providing a 13-year path to citizenship for the house rejecting that bill. but the house republicans, they say that they may be open to the compromise that would allow the undocumented immigrants to legally work in the u.s., but fall short of the citizenship. san francisco international airport has increased service to japan. japan airlines is now offering the international boeing 787 service to japan. the flights to and from sfo started yesterday. that first regularly scheduled 787 flight from tokyo
international arrived last night at just about 4:-- at just about 5:45 p.m. it's a battle over tips, leading them to file a class action lawsuit. it was the cost of their ride. they said that the drivers, they do not get the tips from the passengers as they need to make more than what they would for driving other services. you can see it soon on their facebook news feed. according to the mercury news, they may soon feature the video ads from the major brands, including the car companies. and the social media giant has not commented on the reports, but the analysts say that they could potentially charge about twice as much for the 30-second spot and then a popular tv show like american idol does.
this weekend it is more than 260 artists from around the world. and they are not going to close until 6:00, but tomorrow the gates will be closing one hour. and today is the last day of the art and wine festival. more than 10,000 people were expected over the two-day event as they will begin at 10:00 this morning on broadway avenue. it will be directly to the festival, which features food, and also the live music and a zip line mission. how they plan to raise awareness and a good cause. and an additional drop in temperatures, it'll be expected for your afternoon today. that and the possibility for them and maybe a few light showers. i'll take a look -- i'll take a look at what you can expect for
officials say more than 61,000 people attended the event so far. about 5,000 more compared to last year. organizers report only one serious injury so far. the person was flown to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle. the burning manifest value -- the burning man festival starts tomorrow. cal tran says that work on the new eastern span is moving right along about two hours ago. the spokesperson said so far the bridge is still on schedule to open at 5:00 on tuesday morning. but it is still too early to tell if the bridge is going to be opened any earlier. police say that the driver who swerved to avoid a deer hit a fire hydrant this morning in the oakland hills, causing water to cascade down the hillside. it all happened around 5:00 this morning on skyline boulevard. the water was shut off about 15
minutes later. the fire department has not said if any homes suffered from water damage. secretary of state is defending the aggressional approval for the military strike in syria. kerry says that there is new evidence that syria, they used the nerve gas on civilians. he announced this morning that the blood samples tested positive. today is breast cancer awareness day. they have a lot of plans to raise the awarens about the disease. during the pre-game ceremony, more than 350 bay area survivors will be forming a symbolic ribbon out there on the field. for the 10th straight year. they will donate about $5,000 as a part of the gift to faith grant. and the long halftime reporter as well. the former reporter, rita williams will present the grant. the oakland is hosting the ray's this labor day weekend.
getting the first pitch going. as for the game, we are all tied in the 8th when they decided to step in to the box and step out of it pretty quickly. they are threatening in theth. but getting the pinch hitter kelly johnson to ground out as they will hang on for the 2-1 win. their second straight. two back of texas in the west. giants are hanging out in the desert, before heading off to san diego. they are spotting the d-backs of the three-run, rallying in the 7th after tripling in a run. they went up the middle for a hit, bringing in scutaro as we are all tied at 7. not tied after 9. and now that is the game-winning hit for them off that big play. jogging it on in as that winning run, the d-backs will win, 4-3. set to get underway in the san francisco bay this morning. the event features ten teams of sailors from around the world.
ranging in age from 19 to 24. the boats are the same 45-foot boats, used in the past two years. and the two american teams, team u.s.a. provided the boat and some training assistance. a champion is going to be crowned on wednesday. all right, one last check with rosemary, how are you looking? >> we are looking at the additional cool down for today as it will be a minor one in many cases. you may not notice it, but fairfield with a stronger on shore breeze this morning. stronger than where you were, as you are probably noticing it if you are getting out, we are still in the upper 50s to the upper 60s around the bay area. 60 degrees for the coast and 70s around the bay for the inland cities. what you may notice is that it will be feeling a little muggier. and that and the possibility of maybe just a light shower that will be falling from the sky for today as well as tomorrow. as we need to settle into a great pattern here. subtropical moisture is streaming overhead. perhaps you've seen the clouds outside your doors for this morning and for the a's game in
san francisco. and the cup is 78 for fremont. the mid-80s for livermore and the upper 80s. all in all it will be a fairly nice day as we are looking at temperatures changing very little for your labor day monday and they will continue again with this pattern as we are drying out or getting back to tuesday. >> beautiful. thank you, rosemary. that's our report for this morning as we appreciate you will be making it your choice for news. there is another bay area briefing expected this afternoon. we'll bring you the latest update at 5:00 as we will need to leave you with a gorgeous shot of the new span and the old span to get updated on ktvu. thanks for joining us. have a fantastic sunday everyone.
i'm chris wallace. president obama does an about-face and asked congress to authorize military force in syria. >> our capacity to execute this mission isn't time sensitive. it will be effective tomorrow or next week or one month from now. >> after days of making the case, the assad regime killed more than a thousand of its own people with chemical weapons, the president says the deaths should not go unpunished. but -- >> while i believe i have the authority to carry out this military action without specific congressional authorization, i know that the country wie