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good morning. i'm jade hernandez. sanfrancisco police are investigating a deadly double shooting in an unlikely place in the city. new developments in the growing chaos in cairo. right now, massive evacuations of americans are underway. >> reporter: bay area veterans respond to a cruel act of vandalism. it could be a whole ballgame at uc berkeley. sports fans are awaiting the big announcement from the campus. "mornings on 2" starts now.
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good morning everybody. i'm kraig debro in for dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. two people are dead after a shooting at a popular san francisco tourist attraction. ktvu channel 2 reporter jade hernandez is live with what people in the area are saying. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. about a half hour we spoke to a resident running here. she says she takes any precaution she can but expects anything because she lives here in san francisco. >> i usually don't come out here at night just because that's my schedule. there's a shooting up on bay street. that's another area i'm up near. every area is just dangerous and you have to watch what you are doing. >> reporter: police say two employees inside, a a man man and a woman, were shot sometime
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before 8:30. we don't know if the store was open when the shots rang out. but many of the shops around fisherman's wharf closed early. the store has a garage door storefront. police arrested one man in connection with the shooting. we're told they are not looking for any one particular suspect. >> my understanding, it was detained quickly and there were no other individuals in danger. >> reporter: i want to show you that this is the factory that's right next door to this storefront which actually has no permanent store name on the front. it just says that it sells discounted perfume. right here where the shooting happened is joe's crab shack. we are trying to give you an idea of where the shooting
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happened. it's about .3 miles from ghirardelli square and right down the street is bodine's. it's a nice little bakery. part of fish heman's wharf. the shooting happened last night around:-- around 8:30. back to you. >> thank you, jade. 7:02. and we are following developing news in fremont right now. we've learned animals have died in a fire at a pet store. it happened at puppy paws store on fremont boulevard. the fire broke out just about an hour ago, just after 6:00 a.m. here is a live look at newschopper2 over the scene. we're told three dogs died in the fire. we doo know at least six dogs were save -- we do know at least six dogs were saved. you can see -- can see quite a
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few fire trucks there. we have a reporter on the way and will bring you more. thousands try to escape the political unrest in egypt. the first flight with americans on board that took off just landed in cry plus a couple of hours -- cyprus a couple of hours ago. >> this is in response to asking for president hosni mubarak to step down. we'll video reaction with americans who just -- we'll have reaction with americans who just left in a bit. debra sh riek was found
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dead, from terra linda. the mother of a 4-year-old, juliani cardenez, is convinced her son is still alive and is asking for the public's help to continue to look for him. she made up fliers and would like people to post them on their carses. she thinks her ex-boyfriend may have -- may be disguising him. >> we don't know where jose is. only god knows. my gut tells me my son is still alive. i need help. >> when the car was pulled from the canal on friday, two windows were and there was no sign -- two windows were and
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there was no sign of the boy and jose. we're hearing that jerry brown will, once again, try to convince californians to go along with his plan to extend expired, or expeering -- or expiring on registration. >> the next generation is absolutely valuable. if they could keep their word i have no -- i have no problem with it. >> so far governor brown seems to have won support from california ups for his new frugal approach to governing. he's also replaced a fancy conference table in his office
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with a large public table and picnic benches. he says one advantage of the picnic bench, he -- they are so hard no one -- no one wants to sit on them long. the city is about 31,000 short of the money it needs to cover repairs to. memorial. they plan it cover the boardses in vinyl -- the boards in vinyl. it's deadline day for the sports program at uc berkeley. the university will decide today whether to reinstate baseball or other problems scheduled for elimination this summer. a group called save cal sports has raised about $15 million in
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pledges. >> there's commitments for $25 million. >> we've been doing a bunch of different things to get pledges and to get donations. we would lie like to knee -- we would like to know if our hard work -- hard work paid off. >> some faculty members argued that the program should not be immune from the budget cry -- crisis. sal is here with a possible lem in the city. around union square, right? >> yes. drews will rebeep -- will begin -- crews will recruit lines. you can see right here in front of union square. project will connect muni cars
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from the cal station to china town and should be ready for service in 2019. there is a lot of work that needs to be done before then. this is one of the first stages. let's move along to the bay bridge some -- some crowding coming into san francisco. you can see that the traffic is still for the most part moving well. also this morning's commute across the san mateo and dumbarton bridge moving along nicely over to burlingame. a little bit of slow traffic. 280 looks pretty good and in the south bay we're having a little bit of slow traffic developing, especially highway 7. filling in for steve, it's rosemary. >> we're looking at a dry day. what a gorgeous view. you can see the sun. you can see the gorgeous color. the winds will remain light. temperatures are rebound for the afternoon. this morning we're 10 and 15
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degrees colder because of those partly cloudies. 45degrees in san francisco. we've got 34 in areas right around santa rosa/napa, also dealing with some dense g around the napa valley. hayward, con concord seeing some flag. sanjose checking in at 40 and low 40s for san francisco as well as oakland. as we move through today we've got a little bit of haze and fog. we're watching it in some areas around livermore and con core. -- concord. by the afternoon, mostly sunny skies. by wednesday, we're not looking at the possibility of fog. we'll have more on that coming up. the breeze picks up a little
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bit in the afternoon. winds, 10 to 12 miles per hour and then calming as we move into the evening hours. not bad. 57 in vallejo. 59 for areas right around napa. even 61 expected in santa rosa. upper 50s for san francisco, oakland. losgatos, 49. 58 for san mateo. your five-day forecast is mild and dry throughout the afternoon as we move through. notice the overnight lows don't warm much. we've got arctic air coming in. that will continue to bring us the very chilly weather and the -- in the overnight hours. we have offshore winds that will strengthen tuesday into tuesday night and they could be quite gusty in some areas. back to you. >> thank you. we are still number one what the united nations --
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united nations says. where a twin engine plane crashed into a house and who was injured.
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we want to give you an update on developing news in fremont. that's where firefighters are still on the scene of a fire at at pet store. several animals have die. it happened at puppy paw store on fremont. the fire broke out just before 6:00. here is a live look at newschopper2. we're told three dogs died. you can see the sign there. there's some fire officials just off on the lower right- hand part of your screen. we know that at least three pit
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bulls died, six dogs were saved. no word on the cause of the fire. we have a camera coheaded to the area and we'll -- camera crew headed to the area and we'll brick -- we'll bring you more. in egypt thousands of tourists are trying to get out of the country. the u.s. state department is providing chartered planes to evacuate americans who want to leave. let's go to carol han who has reaction from one couple who managed to get out. >> reporter: we're hearing that 42 u.s. embassy workers and their families have landed safely in sigh -- in cyprus. now, according to the state department at last count, some 52,000 americans were registered with the u.s. embassy in cairo and it will take several flights over several days to evacuate all of the people who want to eve. one stranded chicago couple who
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managed to escape to london describes the obstacle course to get out of the country. >> it took us at least an hour to get from our hotel, which was only a mile away, to the air. once you got to the airport, it was upper chaos. >> reporter: now, the military is stepping up its presence as the curfew has ended -- entered the second hour. they are gear you for a million- person march tomorrow. in the meantime, the state department is scram welling 0 -- scrambling to get more americans to greece, cyprus, turkey. we're still waiting on one plane expected to 57 in athens today -- to land in athens today. back to you. >> thank you. the bay area is home to thousands of people from egypt who are closely following the political turmoil. at a mosque in oakland, some people said the internet is playing an important role in showing egyptians life beyond their borders.
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>> so we have an idea how free they can live. >> churchgoers included a prayer. they are worried if there is a regem change in egypt what that might mean for the christian majority there. a southern california man is accused of planning to blow up one of the nation's largest monks. 36-year-old roger stockham was arrested in the parking lot of the islamic center of america in detroit. authorities say he had a large amount of fireworks. someone call police after they -- called police after they heard him making threats. >> my faith -- my faith is my faith. your faith is your good.
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we have one god and different directions to this. >> they believe the suspect acted alone and has a long history of anti-government activities. the faa is trying to figure out what caused a small plane to crash into a home in big bear. it happened shortly after the plane took off from the big bear airport. the pilot imagined to get out of the plane. >> i looked up. i saw the hole roof was gone and things were falling. i knew right there it wasn't an earthquake. it had to be a plane. >> it's not clear what caughted the plane to -- what caused the plane to come down. meg whitman is making her
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second appearance since losing in office. the appearance is closed to the press. earlier this month, she was named to the hewlett-packard board of directors. there could soon be more money available for airport construction if senate democrats have their way. it would provide $8 billion to support 90,000 construction jobs across the country. another 190,000 would feel the economic benefits related to those working -- working 0 airport construction. united nations report says america remains the world's dominant manufacturer. the u.s. produced 40% more than second-place china. the report says american workers have become more efficient. u.s. companies have cut profits.
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it is 7:19. keep an eye on exxonmobil stock after the company reported the huge jump in profits. the world's largest produce you of -- produce irof oil announced sales $1.5 billion. the stock is up nearly 1% right now in early trading. rival chevron and conocophillips reported strong fourth quarter, compared to last year. it's a huge storm. where and when a category 4 storm is expected to hit. and also -- new information about a recent bay area sewage spill and fears of ecoterrorism. good morning. westbound interstate 80. traffic moves very well heading out to the maze.
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tropical cyclone anthony made landfall in queens. right now, a second cyclone is building up strength in the south pacific. that is expected to hit wednesday or thursday with winds at 160 miles per hour. hundreds of cars along japan's west coast are stranded on roadways because of heavy snow. people spent the night in their cars and the snowplow and they get sot -- the snowplows are used. officials in marin county are ruling out ecotrim for a sewage spill. they had previously reported that sabotage led to the spill
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near kent middle school but an ongoing investigation reveals a sewage pipe was crushed in two spots near the spill. the damaged pipe is next to a newly-installed pipe. the district is now refusing to pay the reporter -- pay the contractor who did the work. san francisco giants, 2010 world series trophy is on the move. they will be in walnut creek. the trophy has been traveling around the country. today, the trophy will be on display at the civic center for arts. >> i heard there is actually quite a line there to go. >> yes. >> you do have to get there early. let's check in with sal castanedo. a few problems out there? >> there are a dash -- there are a few problems.
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it's in antioch, heading west. it will be slowing down as you get to the 242 exit. 680 is getting slow. >> we're seeing a lot more slow traffic on 280 southbound and northbound 87 and 101, although 85 is also able to get slow near 87. as we move up the commute here. 880, heading south on union city. we are getting some slow traffic there. also this morning we're looking -- we're looking at some live pictures. this is stockton in san francisco. they are gonna be digging um utility lines for the muni central subway project. right now it's light in union square especially this afternoon, expected to be big delays. this is gonna be going on for years. 7:25. let's go to rosemary. >> yes. we're trading out that rain coat for a heavy coat. very crisp. we're a lot chillier as we start the day from sunday.
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a live look from walnut creek, a little bit of haze there in the distance. some of us dealing with a little bit of dense fog on the east side of the valley as well as the north bay valley. for today, mild and dry. we'll return to the dry pattern. we will be dealing with patchy fog this morning, tomorrow morning. but wednesday gonna be quite breezy especially for the hills. our afternoon highs for today, upper 50s, low 60s. enjoy. >> thank you. 7:26. sanfrancisco's new mayor steps into the battle with the 49ers. how he shops to stop the team from -- stops to -- how he hopes to stop the team coming up. phase two of the central subway project. what you need to know about the work going on in downtown san francisco, starting today.
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san francisco police are trying to determine a motive for a double homicide that happened last night in a souvenir shop in fisherman's wharf. >> it's a regular retail type
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shop that sells items and it appears the victims worked at the store. >> both victims were pronounced dead. jade hernandez is on the scene and will a live update from about a half an hour. some uc berkeley athletes will find out if their programs will be saved. >> reporter: now that the sun is up we can give you a better view of the cal baseball filed. let's shot you what the view looks like. the cal baseball team begun their season practice on this field just this weekend but this may be the last year the team plays at uc berkeley. ktvu caught up with the team yesterday during their afternoon practice on the field. they are expecting to find out today whether their support will be reinstated. the university decided in
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september to cut baseball, men's and women's gymnastics to save about $4 million. the same time the school announced they were also doe the -- demoting rugry. but by october, a group of alumni and supporters called save cal sports came together to launch a funding campaign. according to the website they've raised about $16 million toward the goal. but a spokesperson says they need $25 million in commitments. >> and along with that, they need to present a feasible, viable plan to raise additional funds that would create an endowment to support these team's operating costs. >> i gotta keep playing baseball. so i might have to transfer out. >> reporter: the uncertainty of
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the future of the baseball program has cost the team three players. three players transferred out. gymnastics seems to be moving along with their program. right now we're working to find out exactly when the announcement, the university announcement is gonna be made. the decision whether to reinstate the sports teams. we don't know when that is gonna happen today. we do know an announcement is supposed to come down sometime this afternoon. back to you. >> thank you. a somber ceremony in the east bay tonight will mark a sad anniversary. it's now been 22 years since eileen misheloff disappeared. family and friends will hold a vigil in dublin. the jaycee dugard case has given the family new hope. she was found alive after being
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missing for 18 years. the suspect in a gruesome crime is due in court to face murder and arson charges. the 29-year-old is accused of strangling the mother of his baby and then torching her car in the hate neighborhood one week ago -- in the hyde neighborhood one week ago. san jose prosecutors are seeking a third strike against the man accused of pointing a laser beam at a helicopter pilot. they say the 57-year-old man flashed the laser beam at the helicopter 25 times in february of last year. police say during his questioning, the suspect said he didn't care if the helicopter crashes or if people died. he has six prior convictions. the state court of appeals has dismissed all of them but one because of mental illness. if convicted on this charge, he
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could face life in prison. senator leno introduced a bill that with -- that would apply to workers who use medical marijuana when they are not on the job. it exempts employees such as doctors, nurses, it passed the legislature but was vetoed by arnold schwarzenegger. san francisco's new mayor says he's ready to lead the fight to save the 49ers. he says he's determined to stop the 9ers from moisturing to santa clara. he hopes to form a relationship with the owner, york, and to convince him to move into the hunter's point area of san francisco. now, gavin newsom had an often tense relationship with the yorks. just one lane will be open on stockton on sutter and
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market for large portions of the day. this part of the 1.5 billion- dollar project includes relow -- relocation and this will extend to chinatown. it will take about a year and a half to finish installing the new utilities. a big problem down there for their drivers. let's go to sal. he's looking at highway 24 and the toll plaza that ack backed up -- that back up about an hour ago. >> that's right. let's go out and take a look at this. you can see traffic is moving along okay as you drive out to the tunnel. it's a little bit slow here in la fayette. the toll plaza westbound. that traffic is westbound as you drive up to the middle of the parking lot and the metering lights are on. we mention -- we're gonna be keeping an eye on it for you. stockton looks pretty good.
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you just heard about the central subway project that will be -- that will be out there for a while in the year 2012, they are gonna reroute the muni buses here. not this year, but next year, it will impact the chinese new year's parade. this work is gog -- this is going to change union square for a few years. it's a wintry start to the day we have sunshine and it will be over us, for the entire day. giving you a live look there, a gorgeous city. we have a little bit of haze. hazy sky expected for today and this morning, a lot colder than where we were yesterday. a little bit of fog to deal with. livermore you are dealing with fog and 36 degrees. yes, grab the jacket heading --
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heading out. 39 in oakland. if we shift just a little bit, low 40s san francisco, 34 in napa. the napa area is also reporting fog there. visibility quarter mile or less. we're gonna be improving with our temperatures. by 9:00 they'll still be on the chilly side. you will need that jacket through the first part of the -- through the first half of the day. hazy sunshine and dry for the afternoon. mid-50s, low 60s in your forecast for today. we're gonna be high and dry through the week ahead. in fact we're gonna warm above average sitting in the low 60s by tomorrow afternoon. meanwhile, our overnight lows will continue quite chilly. we'll have fog tomorrow morning but then it will be gone by wednesday. that coming with windy conditions. we'll explain that in a few minute. about 1,000 people living
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near a japanese volcano have been asked to evacuate their homes because it's been sending smoke and ash. it erupted the -- erupted the first time in 52 years. people are being asked to move from higher ground. a scottish man has quite the story to tell after surviving a 1,000-foot fell off a mountain. rescuers founded a am potter and was standing up and -- adam potter and was standing up reading a map. >> i was actually in a position where i could see what was coming. that's -- i could see what was about to happen. >> rescuers say when they found potter, he was shaken emotions.
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tensions rising. we'll have a live report from egypt to find out what u.s. government is doing to help americans stay safe. a new washing about the new food you eat.
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taking a look at the big board on wall street. stocks are up. economic data is being weighed in the middle east and how that might impact oil rye serves. right now, the dow is up 26,
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11,849. nasdaq is up 2 1/2. s&p is up 5. also this morning, the price of crude oil is hovering around the $90 barrel mark. investors are worried the process could be slowed by moving the oil down the canal. there are also concerns that it could spread across other nations and stop production. in egypt, massive evacuations are underway as houses -- as thousands of foreigners as the political unrest enters another day. our reporter is in cairo with an update on what is happening there politically.
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good morning, fred. >> reporter: hi, good morning, tori. politically, it really is in turmoil in egypt here. we saw tens of thousands of people calming into central cairo to protest against president mubarak. but the people say they will stay on streets until he's gone. the military is bridging in more and more -- bringing in more and more tanks. they are setting um checkpoints. they are sort of trying to control the situation which is working in downtown cairo. but it's not working in outlying areas where police have -- where police officers have fled their stations and those stations have been turned and -- burned and looted. right now, there a really not much of a law enforcement presence. what's going on, people aralling themselves with whatever they can find and
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forming sort of local militias against what they say are armed criminal gangs. right now, it's still a very volatile situation in egypt. >> can you talk about the situation in the airport? i imagine people are trying to leave but it's very chaotic there. >> reporter: they chaotic. i tried to make it to the airport yesterday actually and you couldn't even get into the perimeter because there was such a backlog of traffic and people trying to get through checkpoints. there's two embassy chart he -- embassy charter flights. that was earlier. right now you cannot get out. i spoke to one gentleman
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earlier today who said he brought his family to the airport trying to get his fall on any flight they could -- get him on a flight they could. they couldn't. they had to come back here to central cairo. if you are an american here -- it's advisable to contact the embassy. some american tourists are gonna stay here because at this point in time they feel the situation hadn't deteriorated to a point where they need to leave. however, it is advisable for people to watch out where they are going. >> certainly very volatile situation. lightning -- okay. thank you. we're getting reports that there was another attempt to lewd some of the archaeological treasures. the egyptian military is blocking access to but of the
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country's most visited landmarks. this is hurting the country's tourism. 7:5. the united nations reports that people are eating more fish but in the long run, that coo mean there's less for the -- that could mean for the rest of the world. 540million people depend 0 on fisheries for their lively heads. the federal government is urging americans to cut down on the amount of salt they eat every day. for those 50 years old, all african-americans and anyone suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes diabetes or
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chronic kidney disease. anyone applying for a new credit card may be paying some of the highest rates ever. a new credit card shows the average just under 15%. people with bad credit are paying nearly 60% interest. interest rates can't be raised retroactively so credit card companies are starting out with those high routes. earlier this morning, the commerce department released two reports. one how much we learn, two how much we spend. consumer spents wag up 7/10ths from last month. the december increase marks the sixth consecutive month spending has risen. personal income rose in december by 4/10 which is just
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what was forecast. that's ebb couraging news because it's giving americans more confidence to spend again. some analysts are concerned the spending increase was nearly double the jump in -- jump in income. more people headed ott -- headed out to the movies a week after the academy award nominations were announced. >> anthony hopkins' movie drew a large crowd. "no strings attached" slipped to second. >> "the kick's speech" may not have topped the box office but it won in the s.a.g.
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awards. colin firth won for best actor. natalie portman won for best actress. "modern family" won for best comedy series. the city agency that protects dogs and cats may soon go corporate. and you can pick up more than a prescription, your photos and mascara at walgreens now. something they haven't sold in years.
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a man is recovering at -- in a san francisco hospital after being rescued by the coast guard. the cargo ship's medical crew stabilized the man but asked for more help. after a coordinated rescue effort, he was taken by helicopter last night. he's in stable condition. a man in a wheelchair shot
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by san francisco police earlier this month, may be preparing a brutality suit. he's determining whether or not to file a lawsuit. police opened fire on him because they say he had a knife. garbage rate are going up in central contra costa county. it was voted last week to increase. the-- the increase is as little as 4-point% in walnut creek but nearly 11% in danville. authorities say without the increase, they could phase a -- they could face a $2.2 million shortfall. daly city wants to ban plastic bags. the measure would force shoppers to pay at least 10 cent for a paper bag, plastic
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industry groups say they will file a lawsuit to block such a regulation. san francisco's animal control officer may -- control office may follow the lead of ears. the animal control offices is dealing with a big budget crisis and may put corporate names on the vehicles of those who respond to the emergencies every day. bay area highers is holding a job fare at the double tree. job seekers -- job seekers will have a chance to meet with a employeers -- employer, and for more information go to the website and click on web links. for the first time in 15 years, walgreens is selling wine and beer. that includes the private label ban. the beer sell for 50 cents a
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can. it plans to expand into all of its expands by the end of the year. it's planning to launch a red wine of its own colby red. and that lunches next week. let's if to sal taking a look at turn 24 and the toll plaza. all right -- at highway 24 and the toll plaza. >> right now, we have part of the commute. we're-- we could be a lot worse. the fog last week was really something and today, we can actually see a sunny la fayette, right now -- right near the ktvu tree there, looking gooden ott i -- on the -- looking good on the way to the tunnel. we're kind of easing into this monday. you can't complain too much. once you get on the bridge, it moves well. this is 880 northbound and southbound, that traffic is a little bit slow. if you are driving across the bridge to san mateo. that's improved quite a bit on
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the northbound side but southbound, you see, how the road sensors are slow from san bruno all the way to -- it gets better in palo alto. use 208 if you want to get down to the peninsula without all of this. we're off to a frosty start. we are gonna be giving you -- chilly through the morning hours. it looks like the golden gate bridge. if you focus you can see. but we have blue skies in store for the everyone why. the haze will stick around for a little bit. we'll be dry and mild for the second half of the day. by tomorrow we have the offshore winds strengthening. we are looking at gusts picking up to 40 and 50 miles an hour over some of our bay area hills by the tuesday evening into wednesday morning. so this is what we are looking at for the next couple of days. today, our winds will be generally light across the
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area. also northerning -- also moving into the great basin, our lows will continue to be quite chilly. mostly sunny skies. low 60s all the way through friday. >> all right. thank you, rosemary. a fatal double shooting at fisherman's wharf. minutes ago, san francisco police released some stunning new information. the mother of a 4-year-old boy says she believes he's still alive. what she's asking the public 0 too to locate her -- to do to locate her son now that the amber alert has been been called off.
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what the u.s. government is doing too -- is doing to try to get americans out of the
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country, egypt. welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm kraig debro in for dave clark. it's monday, january 31st. we've just learned new information about the suspect in a double homicide at fibberman's wharf in san francisco. jade hernandez is live with the suspected shooter's connection to the victims. jade? >> reporter: good morning. police are now saying that there was a dispute between competitors and that's what led to this deadly double shooting. we are in the heart of fisherman's wharf. i want to show you the building behind me. this building does not have a permanent storefront but it does say this store sells discounted perfume. we know two employs inside were shot and dimmed last night.
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one man was arrested. >> it was determined by the investigators that the suspect in this case is in custody and that he is a merchant in the area. >> now, the dispute between the two, can you give us the relationship of the employees and the person who was arrested and hue that man -- and how that man was arrested. >> the relationship of the victims in the store, were both employees of the store. the suspect was a merchant from -- from some other establishment. >> we don't know whether or not the store was open when this happened. >> we don't know when the store was open. it's not some random act. it is an isolated incident.
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so people can feel safe. >> is there anything you can tell us about the person arrested? >> just the asian male, we don't have much yet. it's still early yet. >> okay. thank you. this happened around 8:20 last night. this store is located at 269 jefferson street. it has a garage door storefront. police told me that they didn't feel the store would reopen today. now, to give you an idea of where we were -- where we are. this is right next to joe -- right next to joe acrab shack. police swarmed this building last night. again two people were killed inside of this storefront. it happened around 8:20 last night. back to you. >> thank you, jade. it is one minute after 8:00. we are following developing
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news in from fremont where several animals have died in a pet store fire. it happened at puppy paws store on fremont boulevard just after 6:00 this morning the we're told tree dogs died in the fire. the seven dogs were saved. the fire was under control in about 15 minutes. the freemont fire department is still on the scene. right now the cause of the fire is unknown. >> we're hearing reports of chaos, confusion and even fistfights as the airport as thousands try to escape the political unrest in egypt. the first flight with americans landed in cry plus just a couple of hours -- cyprus just a couple of hours ago. >> this is the 7th day the protesters are taking to the streets calling for hosni mubarak to step down. egypt's capitol is showing some
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signs of normalcy, like trash pickups, subway service and police on street. a coalition of opposition groups is calling for a million people to take to cairo streets tomorrow to ratchet up pressure for mubarak to leave. this morning that will be grief counselors on the campus of terra linda's campus. debra schmit it was found dead. she was missing. investigators say there's no sign of foul play. they are investigating her death. the mother of juliani
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cardenas posted fliers and is asking everyone to keep an eye out for the suspect, jose, esteban rodriquez. >> my son is little. people pay more attention to adults than children. and what if he has him all disguised, you know? >> the car was pulled from the canal on friday. two windows were opened. there's no sign of the boy and the suspect. governor jerry brown lays out his plan for fixing budget problem. we're hearing that the governor will once again try to convince californians to go along with the plan to expend income car and car sales taxes. the governor says he will not try to scare people into supporting his plan. >> i would like to hear the
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worst-case scenario. >> so far governor brown seems to have won support from californians, such as taking away cell phones and cars from many state worker. you can watch governor brown's speech right 0 her -- right here on channel 2. it will be here stream lived tonight. the sit/die ordinance won't be in force until mid-february. haight street businesses have already seen a big difference in their neighborhood. the law went into effect on december 17th. it makes it ill heel tocy or lie on -- to sit or lie on a
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public sidewalk. the law will be enforced after police officers complete training and community outreach. there was mere shaking in the east bay overnight. the usgs reports an earthquake occurred in concord. it was 3.0. there was no damage. 8:06. 0 time to go to sal once again. >> we've had a pretty decent day when it comes to the actual accident count. this week is so much better than last week. last week we could not show you this picture because it was too foggy. we couldn't see it. people were complaining about
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how hard it was to drive. and we were noticing the traffic was a lot slower. today it's much better. you can see it's improve -- improving now in the 8:00 hour. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have had a little bit of a backup here. as we can see traffic is going to be okay coming into san francisco with a small delay. this morning -- this morning's commute, traffic is moving along relatively well. just after highway 17, there is an accident. so the accidents we've had have been moved to the side and have not been causing any big obstructions. let's go to rosemary. >> good morning to you. giving you a live look from our roof cam this morning overlooking jack london square. isn't that a gorgeous view? a little bit of haze out there. patchy fog in some spots. even a little dense in some
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areas. that is residual. livermore dealing with some fog and napa. but the headliner is this -- this morning is just how cold it is. napa/santarosa, you may be scraping ice off your windshield, it's so cold. a quick look at the satellite view here, that storm off -- that storm off to the east and we had a ridge of high pressure building into other -- building in over the pacific. as it does, it will continue to bring us milder weather. 57 in vallejo this afternoon. a low 60 for novato, 57 san rafael. oakland we're looking at 58 for the afternoon. our temperatures, right around los gatos, san jose and horgan -- and morgan hill. 60degrees expected in fremont. our winds will be generally cite and your five-day forecast high and dry for the workweek
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ahead. overall, our high will be above average. by wednesday morning, we get rit of the -- rid of the fog and that's because we're expecting some pretty gusty companies. back to you. >> thank you. in the deadline day for the sports programs at uc berkeley, the university decides today whether to reinstate baseball and several other sports programs scheduled for elimination this summer. a group has hazed about 16 million in mentales but that may not be enough. >> you have commitment for $25 million. >> they are gonna go with a significant amount of money to the chancellor to show him in hopes of good faith demonstrating that we are -- we're moving the needle in the direction of the numbers that it's gonna take resin statement to the athletic department.
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>> some faculty members have argued that cal sports program should not be immune from the budget crisis in california. all right. nine minutes after 8:00. a mass exodus out of egypt. the situation thousands of foreign tourists find themselves in as they try to escape the growing political unrest. a california man is accused of an act of terrorism targeting muslims. and a new economic report puts the u.s. way ahead of china.
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welcome back. you can see haze right over the san francisco bay. the winds are calm. in egypt, there is growing chaos at the airport in cairo as thousands of tourists try to get out of that country. the u.s. state department is providing chart heed planes to evacuate -- chartered planes to evacuate americans would want to leave. we go to washington, d.c. to carol han who has reaction from one couple who did manage to get out. carol? >> reporter: cake kraig, the first of the flights -- kraig, the first of the flights arrived safely in cyprus despite the crowd and traffic surrounding the area. now, ard -- according to the state department, some 24 americans have contacted them seeking help leaving egypt. official says it will take
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several flights, over several days to leave. one passenger who managed to escape describes the obstacle course. >> it took us at least an hour to get from our hotel, which was only a mile away, to the airport. once you got to the airport, it was utter chaos. >> the in egypt is stepping up its presence as cairo is under a curfew. the state department is scrambling to get americans to safe haven destinations. they expect to rescue 900,000, another thousand tomorrow. >> i imagine they will be happy to get out of there. thank you. the bay area is home to thousands of people from egypt who are closely fouling the
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political turmoil. >> i am a physician in egypt. i came here because there's no future in egypt. >> parishioners worry about the change in egypt. a southern california man is accused of planning to blow up one of the nation's largest mosques. 36-year-old roger stockham was arrested yesterday in the parking lot of the islamic center. police say he had a large amount of fireworks in his vehicle. someone called police after over hearing the suspect making threats. >> my faith is my faith. your faith is your faith. we have one god and we have different directions to connect
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it. why the language of hate? why the state of ugliness needs to be around us? 8:15. the pennsylvania faa is trying to figure out what caused a plane to crash into a home in big bear injuring two people. it happened yesterday morning. the pilot managed to get out of the plane after it hit the home and was taken to a hospital. a person inside the house had minor injuries. >> i knew that had to be a plane, not an earthquake. meg whitman will be in redwood city tonight. she's making her second public appearance since losing the gubernatorial race. she will appear in the women's
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executive round table. she will speak from 50 to 100 female executives and entrepreneurs. the appearance is close to the press. earlier this month, she was named to the hewlett-packard board -- board of directors. large and loud protests outside a seminal sponsored by a pair of billionaire problems. people were arrested near palm springs. each year the brothers invite wellly activists to their -- wealthy activists to their event. 8:1. senate democrats want to spend billions of dollars in airport construction across the country. democratic leaders say the bill they will bring to the floor would provide $8 billion to support 90,000 construction jobs across the country. another 190,000 workers would feel the economic benefits
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related to those working on airport construction the the figures would require a 25% match in spending by state governments to -- state governments to reach those numbers. a report says america remains the world's dominant manufacturer. the u.s. produced more than china. the u.n. says american workers have become more efficient. u.s. companies say heavy also cut low product products -- low- product projects. if you are in the market, keep an eye on exxonmobil after the company reported a huge jump in pro of the -- in profits before the opening well. it's up 1.2% so far morning -- so far this morning. chevron and conocophillips already reported strong
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results. bracing for another round of bitter weather. how many states forecasters say could be afifth bide this latest storm. right now traffic is the -- traffic in the san jose area is not all a bad. you can see it's moving along very nicely heading up to the airport.
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new concerns about prison safety are being reviewed after an inmate strangled an officer. the correctional officer had raised concerns about being the only guard on duty. the san francisco police commissioner rejected a proposal last year to arm officers with tasers. but next month, the city's interim police chief plans to ask about the study to use the devices. most police departments in the na nation use tasers already. another massive snowstorm is expected to hit the middle of the country today. and then move on to the east coast this week. that storm is the latest in a
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series of harsh weather that's hit since the holidays. forecasters say the upcoming storm could end up being felt by 100 million people in 29 minutes. snow, sleet, and freezing rain are expected -- predicted for the midwest. topping 2 feet in some places. the weekend rain here in the bay area broke the january dry spell that had been people wondering if our wet weather was already other forethe -- already over foreseason. watersfullys say this could be the year we don't have to worry about a drought. sanfrancisco is currently at 105% of normal for this time of year. but san jose is only at 77% of average. 8:24. let's go to sal. he has a look at the bridge toll plaza for us. >> that's right we're looking at the way that you cross the bay. today, you know, has been kind of a good day.
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we can see everywhere. the visibility is good. the bay bridge is already beginning to cover. the bay bridge moving well. richmond and golden gate bridge traffic moving along nicely. and what about a -- and what about a big change from last week. let's go to rosemary. >> we're off a cool start. a hot cooler than where we started yesterday. name, santa rosa and some areas -- napa, santa rosa and some areas around livermore with dealing with fog. if i back it up just a little bit. we're watching that easterly wind. the san joaquin valley can be pushing low clouds and fog in antioch. we'll be with life winds for today but by tuesday, changes in the way of high pressure
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building over the great basin and those offshore winds are really going to increase in our area. we can expect the wind gusts to reach 40 and 50-mile-per-hour in some areas along the north bay hills. we'll be tracking that for you between now and then. our five-day forecast, mild and warm in the afternoon. seasonal temperature commented for today. even warmer as we head into thursday, friday. our low is so chilly because of the arctic air slipping into the base. we'll still be mild in the afternoon but our low will be quite cold. kraig? surprising new information on our top story from san francisco. what police now say led to a fatal double shooting last night. >> reporter: more than 150 uc berkeley students are expected to find out today whether they will ever play their sport on chasm pus today.
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police now say the dispute between the two competing stores -- between two competing stores may be to blame for that deadly confrontation. jade ms. has more. >> reporter: yes. we now have a clearer picture about what led up to this shootings. the lieutenant with the san francisco police department updated us live about 30 minutes ago and he said an ongoing dispute between competitors seems to be the motive behind the shooting
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which took the of two employees inside the souvenir shop. there's not not a sign but it -- there's a sign saying that perfume is sold inside. we're now told that the problem was two stores showing the same goods. the victim' names are not -- victims' names are not booing release the -- being released. the man who shot is cooperating and he is asian. police are not leaving --
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disclosing the identity. >> the suspect is known to the victim. >> reporter: police still don't know if this store was open at the time of the shooting but there are many stores which closed early on sunday night. to give you an idea of where we are this morring. i want to bring you out live. we're about a -- a half block from bodine's bakery and across the street from tarantino's. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:30. there will be a vigil in the east bay tonight for somebody missing for two decades. it's now been 20 years since eileen disappeared the jaycee dugard case has given the family new hope. jaycee dugard, you might recall, was found alive after
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being missing for 18 years. in about 30 minutes from now, the suspect in a gruesome crime in san francisco was due in court to face murder and art charges. this man is accused of strikeling the mother of her bo baby and -- strangling the mother his baby and then torching her vehicle. police say the body was burned beyond recognition. san jose prosecutors are seeking a -- are seeking a third strike against a man accused of pointing a laser beam at a man with a pilot. police say during the questioning, the suspect said he didn't care if the helicopter crashed or p if people die. he has six prior convictions. but the state court of appeals dismissed all but one because of mental illness. if convicted of the felony charge, he could face life in
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prison. mark leno wants to make it illegal for workers to fire workers for using medical mother. leno introduced a similar bill 234-2007. 234 -- a similar bill and it was vetoed by arnold schwarzenegger. one lane will be open on stockton for large portions of the day. crews are slowing -- closing the other lanes so they can i stall underground utilities. project will connect minnie street cars to chinatown. 8:32. sanfrancisco's new mayor says
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he's ready to leave the -- lead the fight to save the 9ers. he says he's determined to stop the 9ers from moving to santa clara. he hopes to a -- he hopes a forge the relationship with ed york and convince him to move to the stadium in hunter's point. newsom and the yorks had a tense relationship. it's deadline day for uc berkeley athletes to see if there -- to see if their sports will be reinstated. >> reporter: this is where cal began their practice other the weekend. over the weekend. ktvu caught up with the team yesterday during their afternoon practice on this field. the team today is expecting to find -- to find out whether
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their sport will be reinstated. they announced that the school was denoting cal rugby. but by october, a group of supporters called save sal sports came together to launch the start of a campaign. the group has a website. and according to the website, they raise the about $ 15 million. >> we've been doing a bunch of different things to get pledges and denations. we would really like to know if our hard work has played -- has paid off. >> but a university spokesperson told ktvu that the group needs about $25 million in commitments and pledges to be reinstated. >> they know they have -- they
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know they have to present a viable plan to raise -- >> reporter: back out here live, i walked into the administrative offices. no one who is familiar with today's decision was available to talk with us this morning. so we don't know exactly when that decision will be made. the decision will reinstating the la crosse teams. we do know that a decision on that is supposed to be made some time tau. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. we want to check in with sal, keeping a close eye on the commute. any slow spots in the east bay. >> there are a few spots in the east bay, let's take a look.
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slow spot, there it is. 880 northbound getting past the coliseum. this is part of the refacing and rebuilding. a lot of the projects between 92 and oakland are going pretty well but they do close delays. let's take a look at the westbound bay bridge. that's much better. westbound traffic looks good. again the visibility around the bay area today for this morning's commute has been much better than it was last week where we couldn't see a thick. look at all of that slow traffic. now we have a couple of crashes in redwood city. southbound, 1012 and monday 101 right in the area of marsh road. a good area to avoid. this would be a good day too use highway 208, the slow
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traffic there is not -- the slow traffic there is not worth it in my. let's go to rose mary. just a little bit of haze out there. you can see plenty of blue sky. we'll-- we'll have hazy sunshine in store for today. even a little patchy dense fog, in sole areas of napa, sonoma, off to the east side of the valley -- valley. it's very patchy out there. you can saw a bunch of cameras out there. your forecast highs were rebunding mid-60s. but getting out this morning will definitely neat that -- need that jacket. some of the chilliler spots, mid-40s for san francisco. your satellite view, a pew high cloud routine informationing through. that-- a few high clouds rolling through and that will be about it.
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we'll remain dry for the workweek ahead. your highs today, widespread upper 50s with mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. >> we'll continue this drawing -- drying trend. the-- our lows will continue to stay quite cold. we'll explain why and we have winds in the forecast, more than that coming up. >> thank you. people in australia are facing more bad weather after months of deadly flood -- flooding. tropical storm anthony made landfall in queensland. uprooting trees and knocking down power lines. right now a second cyclone is billing up strength. that cyclone is expected to hit wednesday or thursday with winds of 160 miles per how. hundreds of cars along
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japan's west coast are trappedded on roadways because of heavy snow. people actually spent the night in their cars and snowplows are doing the best to clear about 20 minutes -- 20 inches of snow off the road. one area has received up to 46 inches this winter. squaw valley ski resort is hoping to make it easier in the bay area to get to lake tahoe. the resort's ceo suggests a ski train for those who live in sacramento. he says it would be similar to the one operating in denver the it's been there for seven years. talks are on the way in other -- with others in hope of striking a deal. the husband of gabrielle giffords must make a big decision. it involves her serious injury and hissed rear -- and his
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career. an amazing story after a mountain falls 1,000 feet off the mountain.
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it's 8:4 -- 8:42. earlier this hour, we learned new information about last night's double homicide at fisherman's wharf in san francisco. police say a dispute between competing stops led to the deadly shooting after man and a woman. bothvy-- both victims worked a the souvenir shop. the suspect is this custody. a fire at a puppy paw pet store then nothing, at about 6:00, seven dogs were saved. the cause of the fire is unknown. the u.s. state department says more than 124 meshes have requested assistance -- americans out of the -- 124 americans have idea flights out. the price of crude oil is hovering around the $90 a barrel mark. investigators are worrying the this could slow the process of
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moving down the canal. there are also concerns that this could stop or slow crude oil pro duck shue. as investors pull money out of stock markets, they are putting it back into commodities which is also driving up the price of crude. and egypt's military says soldiers have de -- have detained about 50 men trying to break into the city's national museum. the egyptian military is the ongoing political unrest is hurting the tourism with thousands of travelers canceling their trips. the astronaut husband of gabrielle giffords will decide in the coupling weeks will he -- if he will join a shuttle mission as scheduled. mark kelly, the commander of
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april's "endeavour" mission has been on leave to tend to his wife giffords was transferred to a rehab facility ten days ago after undergoing hospital treatment. nasa says kelly is connected to make his decision by mid- february. a thousand people living near a japanese volcano have been asked to evacuate their homes this morning. last wednesday it erupted for first time in 52 years. nobody has been hurt. people are being asked to move. because of the debris. whenned a am potter was found, he was standing up reading a map. he lost his footing and fell
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down the mountain. >> i was actually in a position what was coming. and that's what -- i could see what was about to go over. >> rescuers say when they found potter, he was shaking from extreme emotional shock and had broken his back in three days but -- three places and is still able to walk around and he was discharged from the hospital today. >> the united nations report people are eating mow fish. the u.n. days depletion of popular fish could cause an economic collapse for 8% of the world epopulation that depend on fisheries and aqua culture for their livelihoods. the government has released its updated guidelines and it advises people to cut down on
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salt, to a little more than half a teaspoon. the guidelines are geared to those ever 5, african-american and anyone suffering from hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease. for the first time in 15 years, wall greens is selling beer and wine. that includes its own private label brand. the beer sells for 50 cent a can and it plans to expand into all of the stores by the end of the year. it's also planning to launch a red wine of its own next month. anyone applying for a new credit card may be paying some of the highest interest rates ever. the average just under 15% right now but people with bad credit are paying nearly 60% interest. the credit card reform act
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didn't mutt a cap on interest rates -- on new cards. earlier this morning, the congress department released two parts -- reports. consumer spending was up 7/10ths of 1% last month which is 2/10ths more than economists had expected. the increase marks the sixth. personal income rose in disease by 4/10. it's encouraging news because it's giving meres more confidence. but some analysts are concerned because they say the spending increase was nearly double of the jump this income. more people headed to the weekend after the academy award nominations were announced last
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week. "an ony hopkins' horror film took the top spot. the natalie portman comedy slipped to seconds. the green hornet and the mechanic tied for third and the favorite for the best picture oscar "the king's speech" came in fifth. "two and a half men" filming is on hold after
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charlie sheen checked himself into web. his neighbor apparently called 911 and told the operator was intookcated and complaining of chest and stomach pain. warner brothers could lose millions of dollars in sundaycations if he's not back for the rest of the 8 and 9th season.
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he was last seen d ecember 30th. surveillance video shows him a parking lot days before his death looking disoriented. last week, the statemakers's office said he was assaulted and died of blunt force trauma. veteran in the south bay are working to prepare a vandalized memorial honoring vets. the city is about to -- the city is about 31,000 short of the money it needs to cover the repairs. sanitary officials in a marin county are now realing out ecoterrorism for the sewage spill in kentwood. they previously reported sabotage led to this. the damaged pipe is next to a newly-installed pipe. the district is now refusing to
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pay contractor who did that work. the epa will make a decision on whether criminal activity played any role. garbage rates are going up this central contra costa county. the waste board reported to increase the rates. rates for different cities on how much it cost to serve the area. . the authorities says without the increase they would face a .2 million shortfall the increases take effect march first. daily city wants to -- daly city wants to ban plastic bags. this would force shoppers to pay 10 cents for the grocery bag. plastic industry groups say they will file a lawsuit to block such a regulation. san francisco's an male
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control office may follow the lead to many perspectives district. the animal control office is one of the agencies dealing with a big budget crisis. it may put ads on their vehicles every day. list giant is on the move. it's going to the east bay. it's been traveling across the country. today the trophy will be on the display on civic center drive in walnut creek from noon until 2:30. a lot of people showing their joins' pride. let's check in with sal. i'm sure you've had your picture taken with the trophy. >> i did but i didn't do this. [ laughter ] >> let's go out and take a look at the commute on 880 oakland as you drove past the coliseum. that traffic is gonna be slow
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driving up to the downtown oakland area. when you get to the toll plaza, you will see a nice commute here. no problems. that's the way we like to see it at 9:00 as you head into the city. san francisco northbound 101 traffic looks good in brisbane at the corn he -- cover of guadalupe and bayshore, there is a rather serious accident with the brisbane fire department on the scene. that's bayshore at guadalupe canyon. that intersection there is a traffic accident. one more time to rosemary. good morning to you. quite a wintry chill in the area -- in the air. we're dry and have sunshine. a little bit of patchy fog even dense fog. upper 30s, low 40s as you head out. we'll continue this mild dry trend for the next five days. overnight lows not really gonna warm. in fact, thursday looks --
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thursday looks colder. >> temperature range is hard to deal with if you work in the morning because it's really cold. you bring a jacket and then you don't need it in the afternoon. >> are we -- is there any rain in the long-term forecast? >> no. it looks like a nice dry spell. >> all right. thank you. we'll keep an eye on it. thanks for watching. hope you have a great.
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