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deck that will play into a cooler forecast today for many. it is not cold cold but for us it is cold out there, 40s many or low 50s, you add that fog in there that cut right through you, morning hours, thick fog, areas of fog, cool to cold, 42 to 52, mostly sunny, fog hanging by the coast and a little breezy, overall, though, except for the fog sunny today, if you get that things good but plenty of low clouds marching up the coast so fog then sun nice for some, cool for others and definitely a chill in the morning air, breezy at times nothing too outrangous but more of a westerly or northwesterly breeze so upper 60s and low 70s. here is sal. >> steve, good morning. right now traffic is doing pretty well as you drive through the area, there are no major problems. we do see that traffic is going to be okay on the east shore freeway heading out to the macarthur maze, also at the bay bridge toll plaza it is light. word of a grass fire in
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concord, 242 at 680. this grass fire is reported near the center divide, so it was reportedly small but a chp officers tried to stomp it out and didn't have success and now the fire department is on the way. doesn't sound like it is too big but the fire department is on the way. 4:30, back to the desk. >> we begin with our developing news, the bart labor dispute, although no deal has been reached the trains will be running this weekend, however, there could be a strike monday morning. we have team coverage for you today. tara moriarity talking with commuters about the uncertainty, claudine wong with what they said when that cooling off period ended. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, yes, negotiations broke off just before midnight without a deal but everyone is going to be back here at cal trans headquarters at 10:00 this morning to try again. there are some significant developments at the table and one union leader says those may
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be key in to getting a deal done. hopes for that deal were dashed just before midnight. >> on behalf of a cu i am deeply disappointed about the way that the day went. >> but the union says their disappointment will not mean a strike at least not yet. >> if there is no agreement by sunday at 12:01, that there would be a strike. >> which has everyone asking of course how close are we to a deal, bart's chief negotiator says he still has a proposal he has yet to present. >> they asked to and we have not. >> who asked you? >> the unions. >> but if it will be with several new eyes and they engaged and he is sitting down at the table, the unions call that a significant development. >> the other people at the table do not have the authority to get a deal done and we want
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her at the table because she does. >> -- these are not the worst of times, it is the will, if -- if you get stuck on an ideological difference you will never reach an agreement but if you really start bargaining on what can be done and what is possible then things start moving forward. >> so negotiations are scheduled to start at 10:00 this morning, one union leader says the negotiations are like a sick patient on life support, they are hoping to bring those back to life very soon and in time for that monday morning commute. live here in oakland, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, again at least for today bart riders will not have to find another way to get to work or school. continuing our coverage is tara moriarty live at the walnut creek bart station this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. well, a lot of people probably woke up, decided to check out the internet or news to see if bart was running today and it is of course so that is the
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good news but a lot of folks already made alternate plans because as we knew you know this decision may not come down until just before midnight and that exactly was the case. now sunday night we may be right back where we started because nothing was really decided as claudine mentioned, it could come down to sunday at midnight that we find out a strike is on so bart wants people to plan ahead for next week, this shuttle service can accommodate 6000 people a day not close to the 400,000 people who normally ride each day, in the event of a strike during the weekday catch it from 5:00 to 8:00 and from 3:00 until 7:00. tickets will be distributed on a first come-first serve base, they will be at those places. bart is going to have 5 to 15 buses at each station during the week day and all morning service will be directly to san
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francisco and if those buses get fuller then the service is ending earlier obviously because the bus shuttle cannot handle a lot of people you could not -- really should only use them in an emergency if you are not able to readjust your work schedule, telecommute, take a carpool or the ferry, we are talking to some folks this morning to see what their plans are. live in walnut creek, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. meantime bart's 400,000 daily riders are dreading a repeat of the first bart strike in july. as you recall they jammed into boats and buses to commute between the east bay and san francisco. at the time the strike lasted four and a half days before the trains started running again. passengers say another walk out could be much worse since the last strike happened over the 4th of july weekend. for thousands of as fans the dream of a world series has been crushed again by detroit and justin verlander, game 5
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was held in oakland last night, 48,000 fans were there for the do or die game but detroit came out strong from the beginning. it was this 2 hit home run by cabrera in the 4th that put detroit in the lead and there was no going back from there. >> it is tough, you know, to come this far and then you know have them -- have them on the ropes there in game 4 and then come back home and with high expectations and just -- just not able -- not able to get it done. >> detroit won, final 3-0. they won the series 3-2 and advanced to play boston in the american league championship series, even though the season is over fan are proud of what they accomplished this year, to the last out the crowd did not give up hope, cheering and stomping, waving banners and banging drums to stay fired up and continue their support. >> we were hoping for something else, you know, not quite what we wanted but ending in a good
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season, a good season all in all. >> go as we will be back next year. >> after winning the division two years in a row attendance and ticket sales have jumped by double digits this season, all three home play off games drew crowds of more than 48,000. >> now to our continuing coverage of the government shut down and efforts to avoid a default on the national debt. president obama is scheduled to meet with senate republicans later today, including senate minority leader mitch mcconnell, it comes after talks between the white house and gop leaders continued late into the night. both sides called it a good meeting but say a deal has not yet been reached. >> we had a very useful meeting. it was clarifying i think for both sides i think as to where we are. >> the white house says the u.s. will default on its debt for the first time in history unless the debt ceiling is raised by thursday. john boehner has proposed a six week extension but that proposal would not end the shut
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down. the president has signed a bill allowing families of fallen troops to receive death benefits during the shut down, passage of the bill came a day after military charity offered to make the payments. families typically receive 100,000 dollars from the pentagon within three days of a service member's death. 29 active duty members of the military have died since the shut down began october 1st, including army nurse jennifer moreno, who graduated from the university of san francisco in 2010. >> a three-year-old is in stable condition after being rushed into surgery at the hospital. police say the child's father brought the toddler to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, the father told police the child had been unresponsive since being picked up from day care. child protective services has launched an investigation. 4:38. oakland police are investigating a deadly
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shooting. that happened at about 7:30 last night in the neighbor. they are interviewing witnesses but no arrests have been made. >> two people are in the hospital after this car crashed into the cafe there. it went through the wall hitting the electrical system. it is unclear what caused it to crash but two people again were taken to the hospital, no one in the store was hurt, the crash still under investigation. >> investigators say no foul play is suspect in the death of lynn spaulding, whose body was found in a stairwell at san francisco general hospital. she was admitted to the hospital with an infection on september 9th and apparently left her room two days later and went through an emergency exit to the stairwell, the mayor said an alarm went off when he checked that exit yesterday. >> we are going to be
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conducting a thorough independent review of all of the security and hospital systems. >> spaulding's body was found in the stairwell one floor below her room 17 days after she went missing, the coroner is still investigating her death. >> a san francisco police sergeant is accused of driving drunk, hitting a parked car and driving off. he was arrested after the crash tuesday night and released on his own recognizance, he is suspected of hitting a car there, a witness followed his car to his home six blocks away. >> it is weird, it is weird, especially if it is a police sergeant. >> this is video when they interviewed hip. he is a 22 year veteran, police say he is on paid leave pending an internal affairs investigation. happening today students and faculty members from san
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francisco city college plan to rally in front of the accrediting commission j in navato, protesting what they call unfair and biased sanctions against california community colleges, in july the accrediting commission decided to with draw city college's a accreditation, set to go into effect then. >> they are inspecting and destroying the arsenal there, it was established in 1997 to enforce a chemical weapons treaty and has 189 members with syria joining a few days. >> 4:41, coming up gun control legislation sparking controversy in sacramento, coming up at 5:00, how one group plans to launch a recall effort including 10 lawmakers who vowedded in favor of gun control bills. >> no halloween for hundreds of kids in the south bay, how parents are reacting after a school decides to skip out on
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its halloween tradition. >> good morning, looking good on this friday, highway 4 up to the grade does look nice. >> well there is a big fog bank out there and some of that reducing visibility, we will talk about that, your friday forecast and take a gander into the week.
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. if you are just joining us this morning there is no bart strike today with the trains running fewer cars on the road, this is a live picture of the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic moving along smoothly so far for a friday morning, some people might have gotten up early though just in case. >> right, right. >> bart negotiators met until almost midnight last night and while there is still no labor deal they have agreed to resume talks this morning and will stay through the weekend if need be. stay tuned to us throughout the day for coverage of the continuing negotiations. a bart station agent and
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his wife have been convicted in a scheme to sell used bart tickets on ebay. avery and gladys noles were given 5 years probation and ordered to pay more than 48,000 dollars in restitution, he was accused of collecting hundreds of low value tickets that were supposed to be destroyed, he added value to them at work and his wife sold them on ebay, noles faces discipline and possible termination from bart. >> 4:45, police are asking them to be extra cautious after they reported seeing a man with a gun near there yesterday morning, that prompted police to lock-down the building leaving hundreds inside, after a search no gunman was found, they say students and teachers did a good job taking shelter, some had to be convinced they were really the police before they opened the doors. three california chicken processing plants linked to a
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salmonella outbreak are allowed to stay opennen, the department of agriculture announced last night foster farms has implemented changes and also promising intensified sampling, they say it has made nearly 300 people sick with most of those cases here in california. starbuck's plans to ask customers to sign a petition asking for an end to the shut down, they say it will be available today at each of its 11,000 u.s. locations and calls for re-opening the government and passing a budget. they are trying to get the leaders of other big companies to sign as well as the must be. >> some parents in the south bay are not giving up their fight to save a school's halloween tradition even though they say it is final. they announced they were
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canceling that, one parent launched a petition and last night a few parents spoke out. >> so my child has lost everything and when she found out the halloween parade, the one thing we still do is gone it broke her heart. >> the superintendent says he backs their decision, saying ultimately the event was taken away too much time from academics. i think that is sad. >> yeah, i do too, i agree with you. time is 4:45, let's go to sal -- >> -- people -- >> -- happening in more schools and i -- a little halloween parade, you can't take away that much -- >> -- anyway -- >> -- little -- >> -- kids -- >> -- know -- >> -- disagree -- >> -- commute now, i mean you know come on now, i used to love my halloween costumes and i got into uc berkeley. >> yeah. >> all right, let's go out and take a look at the commute for you on 880 north and southbound, it is a fine commute now and if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza there are no major problems, this is a nice look
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at the toll plaza here and you can see traffic is more than adequate, i would say it is good. i would -- might even go as far as to say it is great coming in to san francisco. this is a look at 680. we are looking at the commute here. we had an earlier grass fire 680 near 242. fire department appears to be getting a handle on that. 4:48 let's go to steve. >> sal, halloween got me into chico, so there upgo. >> there you go -- >> -- right there so all right, thank you, all right lear we ga lot of fog out there, again usually by that you say good bye but there is a big fog bank reducing visibility, san francisco i know it is not june, july august or 51, 58, 63, cloudy in the morning and sun later but more of a westerly breeze, san jose starting off 49, there is no doubt about it, a little bit to the morning air, by noon sunny, only a high of 70 today and i don't think that is only just downtown, i also think towards reid hill or at least san jose,
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remember our low from then, didn't do much here, brought rain there, look at it wrapped up there heading towards rapid city and for us that is really maybe the last one for a while here, there will be another one there but the end result there is left behind low cloudiness and working its way up the coast and extend inrand, 43 walnut creek, 41 navato, so i mean there is some very chilly readings out there so bundle up on the layer side here, a little bit of a breeze southwest 15 and fairfield so keep an eye on that but generally it is trying to show more of a northwest or westerly except here you go again, montetane view and san jose a southeast so there is not a rip- roaring sea breeze but the dry air punching behind that low so after the fog one low moves out, another stays north but high pressure says that so a morning fog mostly sunny then the high builds in, a low digging in there sunday night so while the wind picks up for us it will be a warmer pattern, gradually, there is not a big warmer pattern here but fog
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then sun, nice a chilly morning, breezy at times, not too bad but has picked up. 70s and 60s, this may be one of the cooler days here for a while especially by the coast around the bay, but again temperatures you get this time of year i will say it has been consistent, warmer, cooler, today is one of those, more 60s or 50s by the water's edge, fog, sudden, mild, then that system into the sierra ned da sunday, breezy, windy on monday, sunny does look a little bit warmer. >> an alameda restaurant has been hit with fines charged with underpaying its employees. we obtained citations from the state department of labor claiming hundreds of violations. the accusations include not paying minimum wage as well as failing to pay overtime and split shift differentials, the owner declined to go on camera but told us," i did nothing wrong."
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the head chef said he is happy, the owner said he will appeal. >> 4:51, the popularity of iphones and ipads may be cutting into sales of other computers, shipments fell 2.3% in the third quarter, it was the only one to see shipments decline, they say a lack of updates to that may also be slowing sales. >> 4:41, new information surrounding an accident in el cerrito earlier this week, what we are learning about the driver moments before he crashed. >> the sharks are back on the ice, we will tell you what has fans so excited. on, calim sacramento to salinas to san diego will have equal access to quality health insurance. those who need financial assistance will get it. and nobody will be denied because of a pre-existing condition. welcome to a new state of health. welcome to covered california. we are your health insurance marketplace. enroll today at
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good morning, time is 4:53, if you are just waking up this morning the two sides in the labor talks will resume negotiations there at 10:00 a.m., this is a live picture there, you see passengers walking through there, definitely a good sign to see, again they will not go on strike today, the trains running on time, however the unions say they will walk out monday if they don't reach a deal this weekend, stay tuned for coverage at the top of the hour. >> the family of daphne webb marked her second birthday by
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holding a vigil there. >> three, happy birthday daphne. >> her family gathered yesterday at 79th avenue and international boulevard where her father says she disappeared, police say they are still pursuing strong leads. family members say they are hopeful she will be found safe. >> who would have thought this is how we were going to be spending her birthday you know? >> we just want to get her back you know. we got a lot of questions out there about what happened to her but we just want to get her back. >> her father says someone took his daughter out of his car after he made a stop at the store. police are reviewing video to verify that story. new details in the efforts to increase safety following the death of a woman in san francisco's hollie park. 35-year-old kristine was run over by a rec and park truck last morning sunbathing on the grass with her 11-month- old daughter, yesterday the head of the rec and park department told a board of supervisors committee what he
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has been working on since that accident, changes include installing warning alarms for park trucks and adding more signs and a 5 mile per hour speed limit on park service roads, as for the park worker suspected of hitting her, sources say a decision on criminal charges should come next week. new information now on the minivan that veered off i-80 and crashed down an embankment in el cerrito, it turns out the victim fatally shot him several while driving. chp officers witnessed the crash after noticing the van was missing a tire, it hit the center divide and crashed on to the central avenue off-ramp, the coroner says he died from a gunshot wound to the head. it was ruled a suicide. >> contra costa county is getting more money to help newly released inmates transition to life after jail. for the second year in a row they have been given 750,000 dollars from the department of justice, it would support a
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program to reduce the likelihood of released inmates exciting new crimes. the sharks starting out their season strong and so far they remain undefeated. last night the sharks took on the canucks. in the second period the sharks were up by one. patrick marleau slaps this one for the 3-1 lead and would go on to win this game with a final of 4-1. >> we just move right into hockey season now. >> right, basketball season not too far behind. >> 4:56, coming up next in our 5:00 hour as we have been reporting bart trains running this morning, however the threat of a strike still looms, the reason the unions are optimistic about reaching a deal before monday morning. >> the government allows states to re-open their parks, why california's parks will remain closed however. >> good morning, if you are driving hitting the roads soon some news for you on the bridges. will tell you what they look like and what are busy already. >> there is a big fog bank out
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there and extending inland reducing visibility, talk about that, have your friday forecast and look into the weekend. send comments to captions by terry james, caption colorado, llc.
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if there is no agreement by sunday at 12:01 that there would be a strike. >> there will be no strike today but the threat still looms, both sides will be back at the table this morning and the unions say things will be different. we will tell you why. >> bart trains are back and running this morning. live at the walnut creek bart station, where we have been talking to passengers, the strike has been averted but they could be right back where they started come sunday. we will explain. >> a possible end in sight for the government shut down, the progress the two sides made overnight, all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us, we are live at the walnut creek bart station. you can see quite a


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