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may be closed and the impact it is having on drivers. and it is international women's day from what some women are wearing to how and where they're spending money. it's all ahead on mornings on 2. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> just a tiny bit warmer today. >> a tad. >> and i feel it. and i appreciate it. it's a nice start to the wednesday, march 8th, i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. steve paulson is here to talk more about the weather. i think you'll like it. >> it is a little warmer. it is going to get warmer. temperatures not as cold this morning. it may be cold for some of you. a lot more 40s than 30s. a little bit of patchy fog dancing around. looking good. a few high clouds. less than yesterday. that will equal sunshine and warmer temps. cloud cover breaking through the ridge of high pressure. everything back east.
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brutally cold temps. for us, we will warm up. although it is a slow process. if you're up north, there's rain approaching the north coast. 30s for a few. upper 40s to almost 50 degrees here towards the santa clara valley and san cruise mountains. 44 in santa cruz. cupertino also in there. high clouds in southern california. not for us. you get drier air. mendocino county will have more sun than clouds. there's a couple of bands off shore that rotate through. mostly sunny. the afternoon testimonies are bumping up 5 to 7 degrees compared to yesterday. sal, what do you have on your traffic at 7:01. >> slow traffic, steve, as you might imagine. the peak of the commute for many commutes anyway. let's start off with 280 in san jose. we're getting a little more of a look that is congested
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driving from downtown san jose into the west valley. cupertino, sunnyvale, mountain view, traffic will be slow on 280 that you can see by the road sensors but 85 heading north is slow through saratoga. it slows again at 280 and 101 and again slows into sunnyvale. we're looking at the 880 freeway here. 880 slow southbound from hayward to fremont. not too bad on 280 on the peninsula through daly city. a little bit of slowing as you drive into south city and san bruno. in the east bay, highway 4 is slow through pittsburg. 680 is slowing after 242. marin county, we will talk about that in a moment. at the bay bridge, it looks ordinary, which is to say a 25- minute delay. in marin, as you know the road in fairfax is blocked on the way out to wood acre. the major marin county road is shut down because of a rock and
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mudslide. sir francis drake boulevard in fair tax is affecting a lot of drivers. alex savidge is there this morning. we're hearing that the problem could last all day. alex. >> reporter: yeah. that's the word from crews on the ground. sal, good morning to you. a lot of folks frustrated. this is one of the main people that get from fairfax where we are over to west marin county. you can see behind us here, they have the road closed signs up. half a mile from here is where the mudslide is. it has shut down both directions of sir francis drake boulevard. let's take you to video that we have of the scene. county work crews have been busy throughout the morning trying to clear debris from the roadway. the soil gave way overnight, causing earth. rock and trees to come down the hillside. and all of that debris is blocking -- or had been blocking sir francis drake boulevard near canyon road. they cleared a lot of it from
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the roadway. there was another slide in the same area earlier in the week. the road reopened on monday and again another slide overnight. a lot of drivers were surprised this morning to see that sir francis drake was closed once again. one of the commuters we talked to a short time ago that had to take a detour to get to work was the post master in the community of wood acre. >> now we have to deviate up to lucas valley road and come around the back side. but if you have seen that slide and if there's any question about it, a whole lot of mountain could come down. i would rather err on the side of caution. >> reporter: and that's exactly what they are doing. even after things get all cleaned up and the lanes of sir francis drake boulevard are cleared, the roadway could remain closed throughout the rest of the day at the very least. according to one of the workers that we spoke with this morning. there is quite a bit of concern about more mud coming down from the hillside. crews will come in -- they're
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going to bring tree trimmers in and take down a couple of trees that are potentially impacted by the slide and then they will spend the rest of the damon toring the hillside and make sure that the earth doesn't continue to shift in the area. they will be putting in k rails judge university in case mud comes down the hillside. this sounds like an all-day closure while they continue to monitor this mudslide and make sure that things are not moving in this area before traffic is allowed back through here. >> we have seen similar situations around the bay area. thank you, alex. >> reporter: absolutely. it is international women's day. tens of thousands of women across the country are expected to take part. organizers are asking women, children and men to wear red today as a symbol of love and sacrifice. women are being asked to limit where they spend money. organizers say shopping at businesses owned by women or minorities is fine. but they're asking people not to spend money anywhere else to show the economic power that women have.
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the theme for international women's day is be bold for change. >> this year there's a renewed spirit around it. i think in part because of the actions of president trump and the administration. a whole lot of women who didn't know this month existed last year, didn't know international women's day existed know now and we will see an expression of that like we haven't seen before. >> there are events planned around the area today. there is a rally in oakland at 5:00 tonight. ktvu's allie rasmus will have a live report for us in the next half hour for a day without women. the award ceremony called trail blazer women celebrated women who give back to the community and support women in business. >> this is our annual event to really say thank you to the many tremendous women who are
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providing the leadership, the guidance and the vision that keeps san francisco moving forward on so many fronts. >> since 1996, the san francisco commission and the department on the status of women have been celebrating women's history month. the time is 7:07. today in virginia, about 15,000 school kids have the day off. it's a response to a day without women. officials with alexandria public schools notified parents that more than 300 staff members asked for the day off. now, the school district says it's not a political move but critics say the day without women that movement is anti- trump. and almost 7600 of alexandria's voters supported hillary clinton. organizers say they didn't expect any school closures. they also say people can show support by wearing red or shopping at women-owned businesses. in honor of international
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women's day, a major financial company wants more women in leadership jobs at companies all over the world. state street global advisers set up this bronze sculpture of a little girl facing the famous charging bull statue. it oversees over two and a half trillion dollars. it wants the 3500 companies it invests in to hire more women in executive jobs. the bay area state lawmaker is proposing lower the voting age in california in hopes to get more people to the polls on election say. evan lowe from campbell has introduced a constitutional amendment that would lower the age from 18 to 17. 22 other states and washington, d.c. already allow 17-year-olds to vote in the primaries if they will turn 18 by the
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general election. california would be the first state to lower the voting age for all elections. if approved by two-thirds of the legislature, it will be put on the ballet in 2018. san francisco's new police chief has given his first update on the department's efforts to reform. chief scott made his first appearance with the board of supervisors last night. among other things, he told the board that the police department's officers are using deescalation techniques out on the street and said that training continues and it will continue over the next two years. by the end of that period, every police officer will be taught crisis intervention, procedural justice, and implicit training. some of the board criticized the process. they say it's going too slow. the time is 7:09. smart devices reportedly used by the cia to listen in on private conversations. >> they're tapping into cars. they're taps into home tvs. in just minutes, what we're learning about the massive leak
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of cia documents by wikileaks and how the trump administration is responding. they have been all right by weak holiday sales. we will tell you the stores that filed for bankruptcy protection and what it means for the future of shopping malls. we see traffic that is going to be good in some areas and slow in others. kind of a mixed bag. this is a look at the bridge. not bad here but there is a wait getting on to the span. everything is looked good for sunshine and warmer temps here today. a little bit of fog and high clouds. but sun and warmer. near 70 for a few.
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♪ ♪ the day's looking new and bright, ♪ ♪ and you're gonna start it right, ♪ ♪ the best part of wakin' up is folgers ♪ ♪ in your cup. >> welcome to mornings on 2. it is 7:12. nike is making a fashion statement that some say is controversial. >> pam cook is back in the studio with that and what other retailers are doing this morning. >> a lot of retailers on the
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list of stocks to watch. caterpillar stock down this morning. we have been talking about a government report that says that it used improper accounting methods to boost its stock price. also the retailer express, sales are down. and the children's place reports strong sales after a couple of years of closing stores though. checking the opening bell, wall street is expecting an interest rate hike next week. so traders say that is already factored in. checking the numbers really quickly, the dow jones is down a bit this morning. it was up a bit i should say this morning. it is now down to 20,898. 26 points. a lot of that could be caterpillar. nasdaq up a bit. s&p 500 dropping a bit. a new report from a corporate real estate firm could hold bad news for shopping malls. bcbg max and east coast electronics chain filed for
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bankruptcy protection. cushman and wakefield analysts say that contributed to their estimate that as many as 5,000 brick and mortar stores commonly found in malls will close this year. that would be a 25% increase from last year. radio shack will file for reorganization this week. and analysts say payless shoes could file next month. the moves are coming after a weaker than expected 4th quarter, especially during the important holiday shopping season. ivanka trump's company is reporting record sales. sales increased 350%. this comes after nordstrom said it would no longer call the first daughter's merchandise due to poor sales. an online campaign critical of the new administration has tried pressuring retailers to stop selling trump branded products. there's mixed reaction
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after nikki revealed the hijab for women athletes. they say athletes who wear one helped to create the product. online some say it is about time. some are worried about the large logo and the placement. it will come in dark and neutral colors and will be available next spring. nike is saying by providing muslim athletes with the most ground breaking products, it aims everyone to be an athlete. >> okay. >> i can't believe malls were going away. i was raised at stoneridge mall. >> i'm not surprised. i do see more and more stores closing at the mall. and when you have more people shopping online. >> right. >> fewer people in the store to help you, you don't get great customer service. that drives you online. >> warren buffett was taking his money out of shopping malls
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that raised a lot of eyebrows. >> yeah. but it is social. >> the kids still hang out there. >> all right. pam. >> we get to hang out with sal. >> yeah. >> you're watching the south bay and everything else. >> yes. the only problem with commuting, it's not social. you're in your own car usually if you're driving by yourself mostly. i know some people commute in carpools. this is mostly single drivers. northbound 280 up to highway 17. it will be slow in the south bay. we have been looking at traffic that has been slow not only here on 280 but you can see it has filled in on 101 and 85. all of those cars heading up to cupertino and sunnyvale. highway 101 looks good in mountain view this morning. it's a little bit surprising in a good way. no problems on highway 101 in redwood city or san mateo. in daly city, southbound 280 slows near the mall. speaking of malls. all the way down to san bruno
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near 380. 680 is slow from 242 to walnut creek. i want to mention highway 24 since we're looking at this general area. it is slow in lafayette and orinda. again, a normal-looking commute. at the bay bridge toll plaza you can see traffic will be busy here at the pay gates. 7:17. let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome, steve. >> good morning, everybody. we have a better pattern today. everything will be in the east. great lakes and northeast where it might be brutally cold for them. not us. it looks like a pattern turn here as the high pressure moves off to the west. patchy fog over the marin head lands and the golden gate. that has been chewed up. everything that is left won't last long. our good friend antonio, sunny skies and a 5 miles per hour wind from the west in dc. that would be daly city. it looks like a nice pattern. want to show you the leading
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edge of that cold air. they had a warm winter. old man winter says you think i'm gone. no, i'm not. moving back in. cold temps moving through the great lakes and the northeast the next couple ofs day. there's your low. if there's a strong low here with a deep area of low pressure there, guess what is over us. high pressure. it's not large and in charge but it will deflect everything to the north for a while. we may pick up patchy fog over the next couple of days as the inland temps warm up. still rain up north. crescent city getting rain. over 80 inches of rain for crescent city since july 1st. our observer ronald thompson up there. 46 in berkeley. 49 in the city. san rafael and sfo say hey we're 48. oakland airport not far away. the coldest location was kelseyville. now it is open the windows and put your shorts on. it is 38.
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[laughter] better than the 25 you had going a couple days ago. el cerrito, i'm sure our observer george will tell us there is a slight northwest breeze. over to hayward and over to the coast. nice for everyone today. 27 in truckee. the low 20s, we had single digits and teens not that long ago. temps even in the mountains are warming up. the clouds will break up. even more so towards southern california and up north rain clipping parts of the north near the oregon border. there's a brand that will go through mendocino county and lake county. high pressure kind of holds its ground here for a few days. the next sign of any rain around the 16th or 18th. we will see what that develops. we are not done with the rain. we are not done. 60s and low 70s on the temps after patchy fog gives way. it looks like even warmer weather will be joining us thursday and friday. >> and i like that forecast.
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>> yeah. i think a lot of people do. >> okay, steve. >> i know you do. >> you know she does. >> thank you, steve. 7:20 now. multi million homes in danger of falling off a cliff in pleasanton. the back door dangers. a plane bound for san jose crashed into a home in southern california a week ago. for one of the survivors, the difficult recovery ahead. (vo) what if this didn't
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 7:22. for one of the survivors in the plane crash in san jose -- the plane that was bound for san jose two weeks ago where three people died, we have word now that one of the survivors, stacy pierce, has injuries so bad her legs had to be amputated. her husband says she can't breath or eat on her own. stacy is still in the hospital, listed in critical condition with third degree burns over 90% of her body. the other survivor, 46-year-old sylvia pereles is still in the hospital. we don't know her current condition. however last friday she was listed in critical condition. today marks three years since the disappearance of malaysia flight 370. families and friends of some of the victims attended a private memorial service in australia today. australia was one of the countries involved in the
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search but the search was called over. it was heading from malaysia to beijing, china when it disappeared. the cause of the crash is still unknown. last week some of the victims' families called boeing. the time is 7:24. a huge intelligence leak is causing concerns about your smart phones or other devices in your home. documents released by wikileaks says that the cia may be able to listen into private conversations exploiting new high tech features. doug luzader has more from washington. >> reporter: this is a trove of information leaked by wikileaks saying it was leaked by someone who worked in the cia or with someone with the cia. some are fascinating and even disturbing. what new tools are at the cia's disposal. how about smart phones,
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connected appliances to make our lives easier and self- driving cars could be turned into surveillance devices according to new data released by wikileaks. >> they're tapping into cars, they're tapping into home tvs. they're tapping into every device that you carry that has a battery on it. >> i'm not going to comment on that. >> reporter: sean spicer didn't want to touch the new allegations but others are saying about what these disclosures could mean for the cia. >> when your adversaries discover what you're doing, it's a real compromise and damaging. >> reporter: it shows the spy agency has the ability to hack and shift the blame two other governments, including russia. for the rest of us, real questions about what we can do to stop either intelligence agencies or other hackers from listening in. in the case of smart tvs with built in microphone, the ability described in the wikileak documents are profound. >> they can turn it on remotely
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but it wouldn't put the power light on. anybody in that room would then be discussing or talking and being monitored without their knowledge or consent. it's a great spy utility. if that's what they're doing. which there is no reason that we wouldn't believe that. >> reporter: one of the controversial elements to this, if the documents are accurate, is that the cia never alerted some of the smart device manufacturers about these vulnerabilities. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. people living in fear of their landlords. coming up, what is being done to help some immigrants stay in their home. and wearing red and taking part in demonstrations and rallies across the country. how organizers would like people to participate in a day without women. it is slow in some areas, including a lot of the east bay commutes. still kind of grinding there. westbound 24 is going to be slow here in lafayette and also
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on the way to the tunnel in orinda. it looks like a warmer pattern has begun. in fact temperature wills jump up five, six degrees, maybe even more compared to yesterday. we will see how long this is going to last.
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>> what? no clouds. no rain.
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no fog. no mist. no hail. no nothing. >> nothing. >> this gorgeous wednesday. take a look at your screen. so pretty. san francisco bay, the city itself, and the new part of the bridge that is a couple years old. i still call it new. hope you're having a great start to your wednesday, march 8th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. you don't want to leave that pretty picture. steve paulson is here with your weather forecast for this wednesday. >> dave, would you like to wish somebody a happy birthday. >> i think one of my baseball heroes richie allen. >> richie allen. 75 today. >> i worshipped him. >> 75 for those who remember him. >> smoke a cigarette in the dugout and go out and hit a home run. >> amazing. >> a heck of a hitter. as gasia told you, there is not much out there except blue skies. any patchy fog is on its way out quick. we're good to go with mostly sunny skies and warmer temps. right now the weekend looks dry with 60s and 70s.
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could get mid 70s by friday. up north deal withing some rain on the north coast. not everybody is done yet. crescent city, eureka and arcada. very few 30s. but some are holding on. we won't see these much longer. by the next hour, we will be in the 40s for everybody. the direction of the wind is coming from the easterly component. that means for nice weather certainly down by santa cruz near 70 and even a little warmer. up north you will start to warm up. one more day. the cloud continuing to break through. southern california has a lot of high clouds but no rain. 60 to near 70 degrees. sal, 7:31. >> and we have slow traffic. >> okay. >> that i want to warn you about in case you're using the san mateo bridge and heading out to the peninsula. the bridge doesn't look bad but when you get over to 101 you may have to make the decision
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to use 280 instead. i'll show what you is happening here. i'll go to the maps and i'll show you that traffic is busy driving on southbound 101. there was an accident near woodside road. now 101 has really turned into a very slow commute all the way up -- all the way down from san mateo into redwood city. i would not recommend this commute. you're coming off of the san mateo bridge and you will get into a world of hurt here. i wouldn't do it. i would use 280 instead. go up the hill and use 280. i know it is a longer way, but i think you will be happier with it. this area has been slow. in the northbound direction. the accident was southbound. but northbound is also affected. people are slowing down. again, all lanes are finally open but the traffic is going to be busy. let's move along to the south bay where all of the freeways here are slow. northbound 280, 85 and 101. i wanted to mention the peninsula in daily city and south city is slow. 101 heading up north from the airport up to the city, a lot of that will be slow as well.
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in contra costa county, we have the persistent backup on highway 4 heading over to pittsburg and bay point. bay bridge toll plaza will be backed up as it usually is for about 20 minutes. at 7:33, let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. today is international women's day here in the bay area and around the world, you will see a lot of people wearing red, going to rallies and avoiding shopping. allie rasmus is in san francisco. tell us more about this day. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning, dave. organizers of the women's march on washington that happened earlier this year are organizing the events today and are calling it a day without a women or an international women's strike. now, they're calling on people who want to participate by leaving work to join marches and rallies happening, speeches taking place across the country. they're calling on participants to not spend money at stores and businesses that aren't
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women-owned. the event is not without criticism of course. some have pointed out that some women don't have the luxury to skip work, paid or unpaid. and that applies to their paid jobs and also a lot of women can't leave behind or walk away from the unpaid work that they do, taking care of families and households, children at home. now, organizers say if women can't participate in a rally, they can't take the day off, they can still take part by wearing red in solidarity. >> i will be working today too. so i do think that you do what you can do. if you can't take the day off, that is totally fine. if you can't, that's great. i'm wearing red because i have to work. >> the intent is to support women, which it is, then they should be sensitive to certain careers that pose a hardship on women if they don't show up for work. >> reporter: now, many bay area and san francisco women owned businesses are donating a portion or all of their sales today to nonprofits that
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benefit women. other businesses have closed so that their employees can have the day off. but there are events happening across the bay area for this day without a women. there is a rally scheduled for oakland, san jose. there's also an event happening here at san francisco city hall at 11:00. and some other events taking place throughout the afternoon in san francisco at justin herman plaza. back to you guys. >> allie, before you go, it looks like a nice day in san francisco. you've taken off your coat and scarf. it look like a nice day. >> reporter: it is beautiful out here. this is the warmest that it has been in a while. we're out here early in the morning, usually the coldest part of the day. this is the nicest it has been for weeks. >> allie rasmus in san francisco. thank you. president from is tweeting about international women's day. he said i have tremendous respect for women and the many roles they serve that are vital to the fabric of our society
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and economy. the time is 7:35. president trump has offered to keep federal funding for planned parenthood if planned parenthood stops providing abortions. but now the group is responding saying they're not willing to make that deal. the organization gets about $500 million in federal funding every year. but planned parenthood's vice president says none of that money pays for abortion services. >> i didn't really hear a deal exactly. i heard a disaster for women's health care. and i also heard a white house that is very, very concerned about taking away birth control, std testing and cancer screening from millions of women in the country who don't have anywhere else to get the services. >> now, according to their own annual report, planned parenthood saw 2.5 million clients in 2015 but that is down from 3.1 million in 2006. now that the republican leadership has unveiled a plan to replace the affordable care act, it is getting feedback
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from across the board. later today, the house ways and means committee will examine the plan. there's a sticking point. so far the congressional budget office hasn't said how much the plan would cost. >> you really need that score to talk about how many people will lose coverage and what it will cost. before then, these parties that are not interested in disagreeing don't want to talk about a way forward. >> and hard line republicans are upset. they say the proposal doesn't repeal entitlements. the new plan replaces federal subsidies with tax credits. critics of the republican health care plan say millions of americans would lose coverage. 3.7million have signed up for medical, the state's version of medicaid that was expanded under the act. the proposed change from an insurance subsidy to a tax credit could make it harder for people to afford coverage that
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would affect everyone. >> to the extent this will dramatically reduce the number of people with coverage, the rest of us will be in a smaller and sicker insurance pool which mean that's premiums would rise as a result. >> the aarp has criticized the new health care bill saying it would dramatically increase costs for older americans and weaken medicare, the program for senior citizens. president trump's revised travel ban already getting some state push-back. the state of hawaii plans to file a lawsuit perhaps today asking a federal judge to block the executive order. at least according to court filings. it bans foreign nationals from six muslim majority countries from entering the u.s. for 90 days and bans all refugees for 120 days. >> a lot of people think the new executive order might be an improvement. and it is from the first one. but unfortunately it still has
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some serious constitutional defects. >> it is preventing the grandmothers from coming to see their grandchildren. it is preventing grandmothers to visit for weddings. >> the ban would take effect next thursday. in the bay area and across california, concern is growing that more landlords will threaten to report tenant who's are undocumented immigrants if they complain about rising rents or poor conditions. the east bay community law center in berkeley has heard this in the past. now they are beening more common. one law center attorney has worked on three recent cases in oakland. in one case a tenant was concerned about sewage leaking into the apartment from upstairs. >> their landlord uses their knowledge of the tenant's undocumented status as a tool to try to keep these tenants from asserting their rights or try to frighten the tenants. >> it is illegal in california for a landlord to ask about a tenant's immigration status or
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retaliate against a tenant. oakland city councilman is holding two workshops this saturday at the senior center in oakland to inform immigrants and refugees about their rights. all right. the time is 6:40. an early morning mudslide shut down a major road. the latest from marin county and how it is affecting the morning commute. new research shows what you eat can lead to an early death. no more double cheese burgers and the other foods that we're told to have a little less of when it comes to increasing our chances for a long healthy life. all right. right now your commute is going to be a little bit slow in some areas. highway 24 is still slowing here. and it's slow again in orinda on the way to the tunnel. lots of sunshine already and temperatures beginning to warm up as allie just said. it is already comfortable now. it has been a cold one for the longest time. it looks like things are changing for a bit.
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>> three families in pleasanton are on the verge of losing their homes due to the recent rain we have had. the land under their $23 million homes are eroding away. >> straighten it out and get the slope to be a little more stable and not a cliff where it is just dropping into the creek. >> what used to be a slope as you can see is now a cliff. swimming pools justs a few feet from the edge. they blame development and a lack of maintenance by the city and county for the erosion. the creek is swallowing up the land. these photos show how the creek widened 200 yards and corning
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an s shape turn. instead of flowing past the properties, it is slamming straight into them. >> use the permit fees, tax dollars or whatever to help. just, for example, wrapping the things with rocks would have prevent this had. >> the homeowners are worried that the creek erosion could collapse the land under the tracks for the ace commuter change. a number of government agencies are examining the issue and there is a meeting set for next wednesday night when the local water agency that oversees flood control will make a decision on shoring up the cliff and redirecting the creek. the time is 7:44. governor brown declared a state of emergency after the recent winter storms. it covers 53 of california's 58 counties, including all nine bay area counties. now, that order mobilizes the office of emergency services to those affected areas. it directs the department of transportation to seek federal help for damaged roads. the governor submitted his third request for federal
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disaster relief. president trump already issued declarations for the storms back in early january. and the february crisis at the oroville dam, that one forced the evacuation of almost 200,000 people. you probably have noticed that gas prices are going up. gas prices in our state are right at about $3 a gallon for regular unleaded. that is up 40 cents a gallon in the past three months. analysts say a production cut by opec and a switch to summer blend of gas is pushing prices higher. a move expected from the trump administration could fuel back fuel economy goals for vehicles that could damage air quality which some experts say is already the worst in the country. >> california leads the nation in a lot of the air pollution protections. so i know in the bay area, we will say committed, remain committed to continue to do the right thing to reduce air pollution. we want to encourage people to buy the highest fuel efficient vehicles that they can because
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it is better for all of us when we have cleaner air. >> the trump administration is expected to make the roll back announcement this week. 11 democratic senators including dianne feinstein has asked epa not to roll back standards saying it would harm consumers. if you're in walnut creek and you love hamburgers, your mouth may start to water. the bay area news group reports about a plan to build an nn out burger at second avenue and management main street. n in out says it is still in the early development stages. if approved, it would typically take four to five months to build the new restaurant. it would be part of a new development that includes a new starbucks. meanwhile new research is connecting certain foods to to early death. not eating enough healthy food could be link to hearts, strokes and diabetes. some of the good foods that we're missing out on include
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nuts and seeds, seafood and fruits and vegetables. meanwhile food that's we're overeating include processed meat such as bacon, soda, and sugary drinks and red meat. the study concluded that too much salt was the biggest problem here leading to an early death. i thought salt would be as easy as removing the salt shaker from the table. it is in a lot of the processed foods already. so the sprinkle we give at the dinner table is not the problem. it is what is in there to begin with. >> i know i'm trying to do better and sal is trying to do better. even as he watches highway 24. there's a lot of interesting stories in that last block. gas prices going up. when gas prices go up, people cut out other things. they will go out to dinner lessor something like that. >> sure. >> and long commutes are -- let me show you a picture. let's go to highway 24. when you're sitting in this
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type of traffic, your fuel efficiency isn't good. so if you look at this kind of traffic. one of the things that we might urge you to do if you want to save money is use public transportation or perhaps get into the carpool lanes because this is what is killing your gas efficiency here. the carpool lanes are moving good. then your gas efficiency is good. if not, it's not as good. we have traffic that will be okay. but when you get to the peninsula, southbound 101, very heavy traffic out of man patio. an earlier accident near woodside road. also an accident going the other way. the crashes are gone but the traffic is still pretty slow here on the bayshore freeway. the easy alternate is to use two two instead. 280 is a little slow but not nearly as bad as 101. and i would definitely recommend it. 7:48. let's bring steve i . >> sal, on that diet thing with
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the nuts, it is 12 to 15 not 150 to 200. it's like if you're at a giants game or something. >> don't overdo it. >> thank you, sal. lots of sunshine here. it looks nice. temperatures will be warming you. in fact, can we take that into the weekend? i think so. cottages at point rays, good morning. good morning. no fog, no clouds. 41 in inverness. patchy fog on the marin head lands and also the golden gate. it looks like that has disappeared. we are -- there's not a strong high pressure system. but it will continue to build here and deflect all of the rain farther north. still taking aim. humboldt county from eureka into crescent city and higher clouds off of the coast. some of those clouds will filter through. 40s on the temps. it feels colder even though it is warmer. the humidity is up and there
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might be a little breeze. that request certainly help there. that's what i'm trying to stay. 40 tos 50s in the city -- 40s to 50s in the city. there are things that you say what. 47 already in belmont. the aforementioned off shore breeze off of san pablo bay, here and in oakland and hayward. oakland is east/southeast. that will equal beautiful way from santa cruz to monterey. 27 up in truckee. temperatures in lake tahoe in the 20s. few high clouds in southern california. if you are already in phoenix or heading that way, the weather has just been ideal. well, today it starts to warm up. they're looking for 84 today in phoenix and 88, 89 by the time you get down there if you're going on, say, friday or saturday. they had 70s. not anymore. starting to warm up.
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same for southern california. northern california still dealing with a lot of clouds and rain. each day that jetstream lifts a little bit. warmer weather on the way except for higher clouds and patchy fog. that will take us into the weekend. look for 60s and a few low 70s. tomorrow a few mid 70s if we can get enough sunshine. 60s to 70s on the temps. everybody is in on this, dave. enjoy it while you can. for the next five days, it looks good. >> we're both movie fans. the death of robert osborne. >> from turner classic movies. >> yeah. >> did he not write the history of the oscars? i do believe he is the authority. >> an incredible man. >> yes. >> a great loss. >> yes. >> thank you, steve. >> you bet. the time is 7:51. it also may be one of the greatest movie car chases of all time and it happened in san francisco. in 20 minutes, where that ford mustang from steve mcqueen's movie bullet was recently found almost 50 years after it disappeared. and bart has a $35 million
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budget deficit. what they may do and how this could affect you bart riders in more ways than one.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time is 7:54. tomorrow bart will debate how to deal with the big budget deficit. the options including a 25 cent fare hike, smaller discounts for senior citizens, teenagers and the disabled and a surcharge for using paper
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tickets. bart may reduce some service and add wraparound adds on the bart trains. it needs about 25 to $35 million in extra funding to pay for costs in the next year. well, as many as ten of bart's new train cars are supposed to be in service now. that project is several months behind. the rollout of the new train cars was supposed to begin in december. testing turned up problem that's have to be fixed. bart says it is making progress. it has been testing the new train cars but its timetable for putting the new trains into service is being scaled back. >> and we hope to have 35 of the new train cars in service, carrying passengers, by the end of this year. and then 166 in service by the end of 2018. >> bart planned to have 60 train cars on the tracks by the end of the year. now officials say it will take several more years to get the full fleet of the more than 700
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new train cars up and running. the time is 7:55. the san jose city council approved plans to reinvent a troubled park in the downtown area. the city awarded a one million dollars contract yesterday to give st. james park a whole new look. the company released this artist rendering of the planned redesign of that historic park there on north second avenue. st. james park was once looked at as the jewel of downtown san jose. city leaders say a growing homeless population have set back efforts to make it more family friendly. there are a few more tickets available to see hamilton during its run in san francisco there. is a catch. the show will start previews this friday. opening night, two weeks later. the shn theater released some tickets that it held back.
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the tickets have partially blocked views to the stage. they range from $400 to $800. sounds like a money and it is but some tickets are being offered online for as much as $15,000. it is@the -- the time is 7:57. time to check in with mike and gasia. >> thank you, dave. the concerns still raised by some city officials. a little girl facing off against that famous bronze bull on new york's wall street. next, the message behind this new statue that went up just in time for international women's day. and the east bay commute still is pretty strong. you will see a lot of slow waiting to do. there's a lot of waiting to do in some areas like interstate 80 westbound. it is getting more crowded as you approach the bay bridge. all right. a lot of sunshine and temperatures are warming up. but how warm and for how long? we will have the answer coming up.
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>> it is international women's day. from what some women are wearing to how and where they're spending their money. how many in the bay area are participating. it is all ahead on mornings on 2. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is wednesday, march 8th. i'm mike mibach. >> good to have you back. >> good to be back with you,
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gasia. >> this poor guy comes back on the nicest day so far. >> i think he planned it. >> i guess i missed rain. >> i would take today, tomorrow and friday off. but you were out of town. >> that's what i'm doing. >> oh, no. >> tomorrow. yes. thank you. welcome back, mike. mostly clear skies here. temperatures already warming up. it won't take long. low 70s in the mix here. any high clouds have disappeared for the most part. there are still some off of the coast. i think we will get some filtering in later. mostly sunny this morning as you can see. ask temperatures are already rebounding. they were not as cold this morning. still though up in the north coast, can't get rid of the rain yet. there is still some up there. 40s and 50s. novato says 51. it won't take long for others to warm up. san cruise 50. well on to their way for temperatures in the 70 and low 70s for some.
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the slight off shore component, you get that. high pressure building in with warmer air aloft. it will translate to warmer temps. that's it. up north, i think a little better. some partly sunnies to mostly cloudy later. a couple bands of clouds that move through. overall in a drier pattern and warmer one. 60s to near 70 degrees sal. >> yeah. these commutes don't seem like a lot for me and you, steve, because we had the rainy january, december, february, there is slow traffic out there. not completely light. let's talk about the bay bridge. so many people want to see this commute to kind of gauge what they're doing. oh, there's our spider. kind of had to make a trip right there across the screen. no major problems on the bridge. you can see the carpool -- he comes back. the carpool lanes are moving along very, very well. it's like the spider was like my telestrator there. inside joke for tv people.
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let's look at the highrise. it looks okay. highway 101 is not doing well at all. we had earlier problems in redwood city. those problems are cleared up. i would not recommend 101 from san jose to palo alto this morning. in the south bay, slow traffic getting up to the valley. then we have slow traffic on 101 northbound trying to get into san francisco from about south city. let's go to marin county where one of the busier roads in the county is shut down this morning. that's because of a mudslide in fairfax overnight. ktvu's alex savidge is live this morning along sir francis drake boulevard. and the closure is affecting a lot of drivers, alex. >> reporter: yeah. this is causing a lot of headaches for drivers in the area. this is one of the main ways that people get between fairfax where we are this morning and west marin. and let me show you the scene here. i want to flip you around. this is where the road is blocked off. this is what it has led to. a lot of cars pulling up to this area.
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folks are just learning about the closure. and then sort of figuring out a game plan and how to get around this thing. people are obviously spending more time to get to where they need to go because the road is shut down in this area. this is sir francis drake boulevard that you're looking at here. the mudslide is just up the road. crews are working to get things cleared up this morning. here is a live picture from the scene. they are working to get debris out of the lanes of the roadway. this is nearby wood canyon drive. the heavily saturated soil from the rain, it gave way overnight, causing earth, rock and trees to come tumbling down the hillside. there was another slide in the same area earlier in the week. but the road had reopened on monday. and then again today. deja vu for a lot of drivers in the area. a lot of people were surprised when they showed up and saw that sir francis drake boulevard was closed once again. one of the commuters taking a detour was the post master in
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the community of moon acre that drives in from out of town. >> 25 minutes. now will add another half hour to 40 minutes to go around the back side. >> a little frustrating? >> it is frustrating but it is understandable. you have to deal with it. >> we wanted the rain, right? >> we got the rain. unfortunately there are consequences. so we will have to just deal with it. >> reporter: and even after they get the lanes of sir francis drake boulevard clear of debris, the road will still likely remain closed for a while. one of the workers at the scene told me this morning this could be an all-day closure in the area. that's because they have so much concern about the stability of the hillside and the possibility of more mud coming down the hill. crews are going to come in later on today and they're going to clear some of the trees that may be impacted by this slide. and then they're going to kind of monitor the hillside throughout the day today. they put in some k rail at the
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bottom of the hill in case more mud comes down the hill. they will keep an eye on the hillside throughout the rest of the day today and look at the possibility of getting things reopened to traffic hopefully sometime soon. really causing a lot of problems for people trying to get from san rafael and fairfax over to west marin. they have to drive a long way as you guys know to get around the closure. >> it takes twice as long. thank you, al e. tens of thousands of women across the country are marking international women's day. ohers are asking everyone to wear red today as a symbol of love and sacrifice. women are being asked to limit where they shop today. shopping at businesses owned by women or minorities is fine, not to spend money anywhere else to show the economic power that women have. the theme is be bold for change. >> this year there's a renewed spirit around it. i think in part because of the actions of president trump and the administration. a whole lot of women who didn't
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even know this month existed last year, didn't know international women's day existed, know now. and we will see an expression of that like we haven't seen before. >> there are a number of events planned around the bay area. a new rally in san jose and another rally in oakland at 5:00 tonight. ktvu's allie rasmus will have a live report in the next half hour at another event scheduled in san francisco. last night a special group of women were honored by the san francisco group of supervisors ahead of international women's day. honoring trail blazer women in labor and business celebrated women who give back to the community and support women in business. . >> this is our annual event to really say thank you to the many tremendous women that are providing the leadership, the guidance and the vision that keeps san francisco moving forward on so many fronts. >> the san francisco commission and the department on the status of women have been
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celebrating women's history month with a public ceremony. mayor ed lee and the board of supervisors take part to recognize the contributions of women in the community. 50,000 students have the day off because they can't go to school due to the response of a day women without. alexandria city schools notified parents that 300 staff members asked for the day off today. the district says it wasn't a political move. critics say the movement is antipresident trump. nearly 76% of alexandria voters supported hillary clinton. organizers say they didn't expect any school closures and say people can show support by wearing red or shopping at women owned business. because of the time difference, other countries have already held their women's day rallies. marchers stared down police in riot gear outside of the u.s. embassy. they call it an end to an an
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american dominance over women. state street global advisers set up a bronze sculpture of a young girl facing the famous charging bull statues. state street is the third largest asset manager in the world. it wants the 3500 companies it invests in to hire more women in executive roles. state street is threatening to vote against any corporate board that does not actively work to increase gender diversity. today our question of the day is this: how are you participating in international women's day? going to a march or rally, wearing red, skipping work, or maybe nothing at all. this morning we are asking you to vote on this by going to our ktvu twitter page and send us your comments on facebook and twitter. use #ktvu. a bay area lawmaker is proposing lowering the voting
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age in california to get more people to the polls on voting day. it would lower california's voting age from 18 to 17. 22 other states and washington, d.c. already allow 17-year-olds to vote in primaries if they turn 18 by the general election. california would be the first state to lower the voting age for all elections. if the measure is approved by two-thirds of the legislator, it would be placed on the ballot in 2018. san francisco's new police chief has given his first update on the department's reform efforts. chief scott made his first appearance before the board of supervisors last night. officers are using deescalation techniques out on the streets. the chief also said that training is ongoing over the next two years. by the end of that period, every officer will be caught crisis intervention, procedural justice and implicit training. some criticized the process and said it was going too slow, the cia may have a number of new
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ways to listen in on your smart devices. coming up, the fallout from the wikileaks dump as hacking tools are revealed. would you give your pets cannabis if it helps with aches and pains in more and more owners appear to be doing it. veterinarians tell us if it is safe or not. good morning. we see the traffic is going to be very slow in some areas. here the bay bridge, you can see a slowdown of about 20 minutes as you drive into the city. and you can also see mostly clear skies. temperatures already beginning to warm up. we will see what is in store for the next couple of days and if we can keep this pattern on hold. guys, thanks for making our new french toast so authentic, you'll swear it came from a fancy brunch place. its 100% real. just like my favorite sport - pro wrestling. um... yeah, about pro wrestling... its fake. what? lies!! its... all ...lies!! why didnt you tell me?!!!!
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>> a huge intelligence leak is causing new concerns this morning about smart phones and other such devices in your home. >> the documents released by wikileaks indicates the cia may be able to listen in on private conversations exploiting new high tech features. doug luzader has more on this this morning from washington. >> this is a trove of information released by wikileaks, suggesting that it was leaked by someone within the cia or someone that worked with the cia. either way, some of these documents are fascinating and even disturbing. what new tools are at the cia's disposal? how about smart phones, connected appliances to make
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our lives easier. even self-driving cars all could be turned into surveillance devices according to new data released by wikileaks. >> they're tapping into cars. they're tapping into home tvs. they're tapping into every device that you would carry that has a battery basically. >> i'm not going to comment on that. >> reporter: white house press secretary sean spicer didn't want to touch the new allegations. others are saying plenty what this could mean for the cia. >> when you lose the capability which you will when your adversaries discover what you're doing, it's a real compromise. and it's really damaging. >> reporter: the leaks also show the spy agency has the ability to hack and then shift the blame to other governments, including russia. for the rest of us, real questions about what we can do to stop intelligence agencies and other hackers from listening in. in the case of smart samsung tvs with built-in microphones, they are profound. >> they can turn it on remotely
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but wouldn't put the power light on. anyone in the room would then be discussing or talking and being monitored without their knowledge or consent. it's a great spy utility. if that's what they're doing, which there is no reason we wouldn't believe that. >> reporter: one of the controversial elements to all of this, if these documents are accurate, would be that the cia never alerted some of the smart device manufacturers about these vulnerabilities. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >> one of the two cards used in what is described as the best car chase has been found after it disappeared. the mustang raced through the streets of san francisco in 1968 but disappeared shortly after the movie wrapped production. star steven mcqueen wanted to add it to his private collection but could never find it. it has turned up in a junk yard
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in mexico. the people who found the car say they restored it but have no plans to sell it. can you imagine? >> decades late. >> boy, sal, we were showing that chase scene. we all have it memorized. >> i did a piece showing that chase scene. yeah. >> have you ever tried to actually jump over the hills like. >> don't answer. >> no. knowing my luck, i would get a big fat ticket. i'll leave that to steve mcqueen or other people. not me. southbound 101 in san jose, the traffic is going to be okay as you drive up there, up to 880. now before you send me e-mails, i realize mr. mcqueen has passed away. i still wouldn't be driving like him in san francisco. this is a look now at the commute in san jose. that's moving along pretty well, getting up to highway 17. there have been no major problems. it is getting a little better. i want to show you the map.
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this is the little area there that we see. there's a little hole. the commute is great. you look at the picture, i don't want to mislead you. you see the slow traffic here, here and here. this good picture that i showed you lasts for a little bit right there. let's move along and take a look at the commute on the peninsula. that has been very slow because of earlier problems in redwood city. i would advise 280. san francisco is okay. daly city traffic is slowing heading south to san bruno. highway 4 is slow. so is 680. and then here on the east shore freeway, we have a 42-minute drive from the carquinez bridge to the maze. eventually to the bay bridge toll plaza. now at 8:18, let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. warmer temps. it is not taking long. some fog was forming briefly. also the golden gate and a little over san pablo bay. not much left. some up around petaluma and orinda. it has been burning away and disappearing quick. mostly sunny.
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warmer for all. higher clouds coming through. more sun in the morning and clouds in the afternoon. that trend continues each day of bumping up the high temps. temperatures are in the 60s and 70s. mostly sunny skies. rain up in the north coast. can't get rid of that yet. they're dealing with it. not a lot. not all the way up into oregon yet. fairfield is in there. brentwood. san jose, oakland and berkeley also at 51. the 24-hour temperature change running 2 to 7 degrees warmer than it was 24 hours ago. certainly fairfield in the mix and san jose along with sfo. if it feels warmer, it is. take it to the north as well. novato in the low 50s. kelseyville at 42. that was quick. it will be beautiful over on the coast because of the breeze direction coming off of the land and going towards the sea. that will equal pretty warm temps. down towards santa cruz.
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45 ukiah. 50 in monterey already there. are higher cloud that's will break through that and take the edge off of the afternoon highs. the trend is to dry things out and warm it up to southern california. if you're heading to spring training or watching us on your computer after tablet, it will be in the 80s. 84 in phoenix today. upper 80s maybe near 90 i saw projections of 87, 88, 89 by saturday. it has been really nice. mend sip owe county with high clouds. overall the trend is to take a lot of this to the north. we are beginning to see improvement here. and warmer temps following suit. 60s to near 70 for some. low 70s. i don't think the 70s are going away any time soon. they may warm up all the way to friday. >> thank you, steve. >> you bet. washington is still debate how to handle the affordable care act. in the meantime we are digging into how a repeal will impact californians. the numbers when we return. also a blind dog lost for
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more than a week. then prayers are answered. how the dog was rescued from the santa cruz mountains.
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>> san jose police arrested four more suspects in the deadly stabbing of little league coach frank navarro. homicide detectives arrested travino on march 2nd. and the other two on march third. another suspect, andrew sevantes was arrested last
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night. six have been arrested in all. two others were caught after they drove away from the scene and all six face homicide charges. navarro grew up in east san jose and coached at east ridge little league and the high school. he was working as a bouncer when he was killed last month over a dispute over identification. the search continues for a man who tried to run down a richmond police officer. police were investigating a car burglary. when an officer arrived, the suspect ran off. then moments later someone in a silver mercedes drove towards a second officer. that's when the officer opened fire, striking the car several times. then around noon, police got reports of a similar mercedes and they tried to pull it over. but the driver took over. it was abandoned nearby railroad tracks but they could not find anyone. crews are struggling to contain wildfires in four state that's have killed at least six
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people. thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes ahead of the wind-driven flames. four of the deaths are in the state of texas and in oklahoma a truck driver died of smoke inhalation after getting outside of his jackknifed big rig. forecasters say winds should ease today which is good news for firefighters. there's a new group talking about the use of medical marijuana. veterinarians. they say they are seeing more clients giving medical marijuana to their pets to treat everything from arthritis to seizures. but the vets say there is not enough research to show that marijuana is safe for cats, dogs and other animals. here in california veterinarians can lose their licenses if they prescribe or even suggest cannabis treatment for animals. a blind dog is getting a second chance at life. she was rescued by a firefighter after missing for eight days in the santa cruz mountains. >> i knew she was okay the minute i jumped into that
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stream and made contact with her. because i'm a paramedic. i looked at her quick. she is holding her posture up. she is not bleeding or no broken bones. she was wagging her tails. she was having a day. what turned into a good day. >> 12-year-old sage disappeared on february 24th when she failed to return home that evening everyone feared the worse. then a neighbor firefighter dan evan aand his partner came across sage searching the woods. they found her in a stream. the family could not have been happy to see their neighbor bringing sage right up the hill. >> dan was bringing sage up over his shoulders up a really steep hill. and it was just amazing. she was -- she was pretty perky considering how long she had been down there. >> well, it turns out that sage had slipped on the steep terrain and was too walk to walk so she was carried up to safety.
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the dog is now back home and doing great. >> beautiful. the time is 8:27. are shopping malls going extinct? the list of stores filing for bankruptcy that could mean fewer stores at your local mall. wearing red, taking part in demonstrations and rallies across the country. what organizers would like people to do to participate in something they're calling day without a woman. as we look at the traffic on interstate 880 in oakland, you will see that it's beginning to get a little busy as you drive north into downtown. and the weather is getter busy, warming up that is. we're starting to see 50 degree temps. it took a while the last couple of days to get this warm. we're heading up fast.
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♪[music] ♪ that's what i've got ♪ >> let's put our moneying to, mike and get one of the little ones so we can pack it behind the studio and walk to work every morning. >> i have a friend with a kayak. >> let's not. >> paddle, gasia. get in. >> wait. >> spring is in the air almost. >> let's ease in. you can tell how different we are. we both agree it is gorgeous along the oakland estuary. thanks for joining us on mornings on 2. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> i'm mike mibach. we will get to sal in a bit. first steve paulson and maybe finally we can start to turn off the heaters at home. >> they've been kicking on a lot lately for sure. the lows are up. still chilly for some. the afternoon highs are warming up. each day the low temps will
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come up as well. warming pattern on the way. there will be higher clouds moving through. not as much as yesterday. a lot 60sand a few low 70s and warmer weather going into thursday and friday. right now we look good to go. 40s and 50s already. brentwood at 52 degrees. the city at 52. san jose is at 50. so that didn't take long. we had 30s in the east bay. they were mainly around 38, 39. now 40s and 50s. brentwood as we talked about 52. and the temperature trend is one to seven, two to seven degrees warmer than 24 hours. rain up in the north coast. higher clouds south. a few high clouds here. even mendocino county and lake county looking for more sunshine today. warmer for everybody here. 60s, upper 60s to near 70 degrees, sal. at 8:31 and the traffic is -- >> moderate. >> okay. >> we have slow traffic out there. you will see it as you look at some of the commutes. let's start off with the east
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shore freeway and talk about 80 westbound as you drive out to the maze. the carquinez bridge. there are no major problems here as you're driving westbound heading out to the macarthur maze. but it's a 41-minute drive at the bay bridge toll plaza you can see traffic is going to be busy westbound as you drive into san francisco. it's going to be a about a 20- minute delay. not terrible but the carpool lanes are moving well. we want to remind you in fairfax this morning, you cannot get through from fairfax to west marin because of a slide. we've been talking about it all morning. the traffic is going to be backed up there. we're also talking about marin county in general. southbound 101 is slow from roland boulevard down to central san rafael. and low traffic on the richmond bridge approach. it is normal to be slow from the castro street area on to the actual span. let go back to the desk at 8:32. >> thank you, sal. today is international women's day. people all around the world are
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rallying for women's rights. ktvu's allie rasmus is live in san francisco where a march will begin later today. allie. >> reporter: yes. in honor of day without a woman or international women's strike. as part of this event, organizers are asking people to participate by leaving work to take part in rallies and demonstrations scheduled throughout the country today. they're asking women to wear red in solidarity and also to avoid shopping at businesses and stores that are not women or minority owned. now, the organizers of the women's march on washington that happened back in january, the day after the inauguration, they are organizing this event, day without a woman. many businesses are either closing to give their employees the day off to take part in the events or donating a portion of their sales today to nonprofits that benefit women. now, this event is not without criticism of course. some people have pointed out that many women simply don't have the luxury of being able to skip work. maybe they don't have paid time
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off or paid sick leave. and it may apply also in many cases to women who do a lot of unpaid work at home, taking care of families and their kids. a lot of people can't walk away from that either. the owner of a women's clinic -- women's health and acupuncture clinic here in san francisco, she says her business is supporting the day of day without a woman. they are staying open but donating 50% of sales to planned parenthood. even if women and mothers can't take the day off to show the significance of their contributions, they can still make this a teaching moment for their kids and family. >> it doesn't mean that they stop feeding their children. but it does mean that they -- they kind of raise the issue with their children and let them know what is happening so their children can think about it as well. >> reporter: so she was saying you have to kind of take it with a grain of salt and do what you can if you support the idea of taking part in this idea of a day without a woman
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or the international women's strike. organizers say women who can't take the day off can participate by showing their solidarity by wearing red. there are events planned throughout the bay area as we mentioned, rallies in san jose, oakland, here in san francisco at city hall. there is one that will get started here later on this morning. there are events planned throughout the afternoon in city at justin herman plaza. back to you guys. >> thank you, allie. we will look at other events in the bay area. over at uc berkeley there is a rally at sprawl plaza at 11:00 this morning. then one at san jose city hall. president trump is tweeting about internation women's day earlier this morning the president said i have tremendous respect for women and the many roles they serve that are vital to the fabric of our society and our economy. on international women's day join me in honoring the critical role of women here in
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america and around the world. president trump says he will keep federal funding for planned parenthood if they stop providing abortions. the group is not willing to make a deal. they receive about $500 million in federal funding every year. but the vice president says none of the money funds abortion services. >> i didn't really hear a deal exactly. i heard a disaster for women's health care and heard a white house that is very, very concerned about taking away birth control, std testing and cancer screening from millions of women in the country that don't have anywhere else to get the services. >> according to the annual report, planned parenthood saw 2.5 million clients in 2015. that is down from 3.1 million in 2006. the house ways and means committee will start working to replace the affordable care act. the congressional budget office has not said how much it will cost. democrats say when the numbers are released it could change the thinking of some republicans about the
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replacement plan. critics of the republican health care plan say millions of californians would likely lose coverage. 1.2 million people are enrolled in covered california the state exchange for the affordable care act. 3.7million more have signed up for medi-cal, the state version of medicaid that was expanded under the act. health care supporters say the proposed change from an insurance subsidy to a tax credit could make it harder for many people to afford coverage, which ultimately would affect everyone. >> to the extent this will dramatically reduce the number of people with coverage, the rest of us will be in a smaller and sicker insurance pool which means that premiums would -- would rise as a result. >> the aarhp has criticized the new health care bill saying it would dramatically increase health care costs for older americans and weaken medicare. president trump's revised travel ban is getting state push back. hawaii plans to file a lawsuit
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asking a federal judge to block the executive order. they plan to file the motion today. the new order bans nationals from six muslim majority countries from entering the united states for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days. officials are accepting proposals to build a wall along the border with mexico. contractors need to submit their plans to the federal government. it must be 30 feet tall, resistance to climbing or tampering. a firm proposal including the price is due may 3rd. 450 companies have told the trump administration they are interested on working on the project. multi million dollar homes in danger of falling of a cliff. the creek that is to blame. it is not 1849 but modern day prospectors think there could be another gold rush. get your pan read i we will tell you where gold fever is running high. good morning, we can see that traffic will be busy if you are driving on 24 still. and in the east bay, we will
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give you a look at the traffic coming up. lots of sunshine already. and our temps are heading up. we will see how warm today. but i would expect a few 70s.
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>> we are following a developing story out of
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afghanistan where more than 30 people were killed in an attack on a male tar ehospital in kabul. the attackers dressed as doctors and stormed the hospital armed with guns and grenades. they detonated one explosive. a witness says the gunman opened fire on everyone, including patients and doctors. more than 50 people were also wounded. isis has claimed responsibility for the attack. new information now just this morning about the riverside county plane crash last week that killed three people from san jose. according to the mercury news, one of the two survivors had injuries so bad her legs had to be amputated. she can't breath or eat on her own. stacy is still in the hospital in critical condition with third degree burns over 90% of her body. the other survivor, sylvia pereles remains hospitalized. three families in pleasanton are on the verge of losing their homes due to the
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recent rain we have had in the bay area. the land underneath their houses along foothill road is eroding away. >> in the last four or five weeks, i've lost 20 feet. they have lost 40 feet. it will keep going because there is nothing to protect. >> what used to be a slope is now a cliff. one neighbor's swimming pool is a few feet from the edge. they blame lack of maintenance for the rapid erosion of the backyards. the laguna creek is swallowing up the land. photos show how the creek has widened to about 200 yards here. it slams straight into -- slamming straight into the properties. >> we would be in our homes when it was raining hard and the whole house would shake. it's been quite traumatic for us over the years. and now we know it's right in our backyard. >> the homeowners are also worried that creek erosion
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could collapse the land underneath the tracks for the ace commuter trains. mutt incompetent l government agencies are examining this erosion issue. there is a meeting next wednesday night when the local water agency that oversees flood control will make a decision on shoring up the cliff and redirecting the creek. morgan territory road in contra costa county is still closed this morning because of a mudslide. county supervisors hope it will be repaired quickly now that a state of emergency has been declared. morgan territory road of course is the main link between clayton and livermore. it has been closed for 12 days now because of a mudslide. people in 250 homes are affected by the closure. people living in the area were told that repairs might not start until mid may because the road continues to slip. right now there's a pile of mud 100 feet deep covering about 300 feet of road. people living there have had to make long detours to get to school and go to the grocery store. county supervisors are looking for alternate routes that could include opening a fire road. all of the rain and
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flooding we've had in the foothills could create a new california gold rush this summer. geologists moved in after the floods and were able to pick up small nuggets in creeks leading to the american and sacramento rivers. the water ways have been picked over pretty well now. the geologists say there is another chance to find goal when the sierra snow pack has melted. all of the runoff will carry gold downstream where people could have a chance to strike it rich. >> this stream right here will be down to just a few inches deep. and there will be people in here with gold pans and looking for gold to see what has been deposited from the last set of floods. >> now, there's no guarantee that you will find gold in the streambeds this summer. all the talk about finding gold is creating a gold rush for companies in the area that provides mining company. some companies have already seen business increase 300% from last year. the time is 8:45. i would like to issue a big
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time hollywood director alert. we have danny boyle joining us on the set on the nine. we know him from "slumdog millionaire." >> big time director coming up on the nine. i can't wait. that is about 50 minutes away or so. i'm excited about that. all right. first though i have to do another traffic update here. you can see that if you're trying to get into san francisco right now, there will be a little bit of a delay for you coming in westbound at the bay bridge toll plaza. it hasn't been a huge one but this is 20 minutes or so before you make it on. northbound 880, you can see some slow traffic. it slows from 238. this has become the new normal getting up to downtown oakland. northbound 280, 101 and 85, those silicon valley commutes have been rough this morning. all of them are still very, very full as you drive into sunnyvale, cupertino and
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mountain view. 8:46. let's bring steve in. >> sal, later in the day, it seeps that the south bay commute is worse later in the day. >> that is true. if you want to travel to your job in let's say cupertino, any time before 6:30 is good. >> thank you, sir. we do have warmer weather on the way. and temperatures already beginning to warm up quick here. we have a slight off shore breeze as well. we could get mid-70s by tomorrow or friday. i would think santa clara valley and nice by most of the coast and santa cruz and capitola area. a few high clouds. not as many as yesterday. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. more 70s than 60s by tomorrow. a little patchy fog has been chewed up for the most part. i see a lot of 50s here. yesterday it took a while to get here. 40s for most this morning. already 54 menlo park. 53 belmont. san mateo in there and is a
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pacifica is in there. it will continue to be warmer. 50 in monterey. so the coast looks great. a few high clouds will have to break through. the ridge of high pressure is deflecting everything well to the north. now it is up towards eureka and crescent city. mendocino county and lake county looking warmer as well. partly cloudies up there. mostly sunny for everybody else. we penciled in 70s. there will be more than this tomorrow. upper 60s, 70s. it looks like high pressure will take over here for a while. everything will be in the east. and also the deep south and the great lakes. it is their turn. our turn for sunshine examine warmer temps, you guys. >> i'll take it. >> you got it. >> new research says what you eat can lead to an early death. up next, the foods that you need to stay away from and what you should replace them with.
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>> all right. welcome back, everyone. are we waiting to see the death of the shopping mall. >> pam cook is back here with
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that in today's money business. >> an interesting topic. with a disappointing holiday shopping center for many retailers, a new report suggests that more stores will close. i'm going to get to more on that in a second. checking in on the numbersment ringing the opening bell day today, bay area based chevron, celebrating 95 years as a publicly traded company. up and down today. we've had the market, the indexes heading in both directions. here is a live look at the dow right now. it is down 27 points. 27,897. the nasdaq is up. s&p 500 slipping a little bit today. well, a new report from a corporate real estate firm could hold bad news for the shopping mall. in the last week bcbg filed for bankruptcy protection. radio shack is also expected to file for reorganization again this week. and analysts say payless shoes
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could file next month. cushman and wakefield predicts 5,000 brick and mortar stores commonly found in malls will close this year. that would be a 25% increase from last year. analysts blame weaker than expected fourth quarter sales especially during the holiday shopping season. despite efforts to boycott ivanka trump's fashion line, they are reporting record sales. sales increased 350%. this comes after nordstrom said it would no longer call the first daughter's merchandise due to poor sales. an online campaign critical of the new administration has tried pressuring retailers to stop selling trump branded products. new research connecting certain foods to an early death. overeating or not eating enough healthy foods could be linked to death from stroke and diabetes. the new study published in the journal of medical association is says some of the good foods we're missing out on include
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nuts and seeds. seafood and fruits and vegetables. meanwhile food that's we are overeating include processed meats such as bacon, soda and other sugary drinks and red meat. it concluded that too much salt has the biggest problem leading to an early death. back to the shopping and mall story. it still is the place to hang out for teenagers. >> right. >> movie that's rights, kids are going and hanging out but they're not necessarily spending. even teenagers know -- >> it is ableist to get away from the parents. >> yes. you can get a better deal online. movies are very expensive. they can watch on their phone at home on the go. and the food courts are having a tough time. which foods can stray and restaurants. here hanging out not but spending much money. >> wow. that is a big change. you and i talked about how we spent a lot of time at the local mall. >> i didn't spend time there either. there were those people called
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mall rats. >> yes. >> that's where the cute girls were, mike. >> that's a mall rat. >> a social setting. >> i spent every penny that i had. thank you, pam. coming up, a new product from nike for female athletes. why it is getting mixed reactions from people online.
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>> the time is 8:56. tomorrow bart will debate how to deal with a budget deficit. it includes a 25 cent fare increase. many a surcharge for using paper tickets. it may reduce service and add wraparound adds on some trains. many of the new train cars are supposed to be in service now but the project is several months behind. the rollout of the new train cars was supposed to start in december. testing turned up glitches that
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was supposed to be fixed. it has been testing the new trains overnight. the timetable is being scaled back to put them into service. >> we hope to have 35 of the new train cars in service by the end of this year. 166 in service by the end of 2018. >> bart planned to have 60 train cars on the track by the end of the year. it will take several more years to get the fleet of the car trains up and running. a jewish community center in portland was evacuated. nothing was found. there were bomb threats in at least six states yesterday from oregon to new york. dozens of similar threats against jewish community centers and jewish schools since the beginning of the year. mean while in washington in a rare show of bipartisanship, all 100 senators urged president trump to take action. >> i think it is a sad state
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that our country is in in general that security is a concern not just for the jewish community but all sorts of different groups. nobody should have to have this type of security just to have a normal function. >> the fbi says it is investigating the incidences along with the justice department civil rights division. some of the threatening calling are thought to be coming from overseas. mixed reaction after nike revealed the hijab for female athletes. those that wear it helped to product the final product. some say they are concerned about the large logo and the placement. it will come in dark and neutral colors and will be available next spring. some people are calling it perfect timing. that's after the lights went out that the statue of liberty on the eve of international women's day. the lights that illuminate lady liberty went out leaving her
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torch and crown visible. the outage was related to work being done on a new emergency backup generator. it is one of last remaining projects linked to hurricane sandy recovery efforts. the lights have now been repaired. home improvement giant lowe's is turning to virtual reality to help customers with do it yourself projects. they launched a virtual reality center in a store in massachusetts. customers wear a head set and use a hand controller to simulate home projects such as how to tile a bathroom. lowe's says customers that use the center had a better recall how to complete eye project than watching how to videos on youtube. there is a chance to get tickets to hamilton during its run in san francisco and just for a few hundred dollars. the show starts previews this friday. and the official opening night is two weeks later. the theater announced its release. some tickets that had been held back because you can't see the complete stage clearly from the seats. now, some of the seats with the
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clearer views are being offered online for as much as $15,000. ♪[music] >> 9:00. aretha is going on any day. we expect women and their supporters later today to gather on the steps of san francisco city hall to rally in honor of international women's day. you might be seeing more women wearing red today. i know a number of women are planning to stay out of school and work and they say i'm not
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