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describe the moments leading up to the chaos. >> and even during the holidays, president trump is expressing frustration with his impeachment. find out why it's call democrats hypocrites coming up. >> from ktvu fox 2 news. this is mornings on 2. >> 7:hundred on a business thursday i am gasia mikaelian. >> i am frank malli coat. he may mark is here with the forecast. . >> happy to be here with you guys. creative holiday scheduling. >> i love it. brings friends together right. >> absolutely. >> what is your name again? nice to meet you guys. weather wise, today, we are talking about clouds this morning. yesterday, of course, we had the intense thunderstorms early christmas morning. those storm clouds have moved out and partly sunny skies in the forecast later on today. and we still have the possibility of a leftover sprinkle or light shower mainly focused in the south bay.
and for this morning. but things have been dissipating. the bulk of the activity in terms of the active weather is down towards central and southern california. temperatures right now look at that. santa rosa has cooled off to 33 degrees. so there's a chill in the air up in sonoma county. san francisco 45. and san jose currently checking in at 50 degrees. we will talk more about the weekend outlook in few minutes. time 7:01. let's check in with allie standing by with an update on the rowways. how we looking? traffic looks good. a lot of light traffic heading out on the roads. wherever you are going. especially in the south bay of the no problems to tell you about here. 7:00 on a regular weekday morning when we see the commute build up that's not the case. a lot of people staying home or maybe out of town. let's check on that crash we told you about earlier in the vallejo area. eastbound 80 at american canyon on the way to being a cleared up at this point. the lanes are back opened as tow trucks responded to the
scene earlier 3-car crash now in very much in the clearing stages. bay bridge toll plaza traffic is light as well. metering lights not turning on today at least not yet. we don't expect them to. they have not been on during the morning commute. all this week. 7:02 now back to the desk. >> thank you. a 6-year-old vallejo boy spent christmas in the hospital after he was shot by a stray bullet. gunfire started about 6:30 tuesday night. >> an area on ohio and mariposa streets off interstate 80. neighbors say they heard morethan a dozen gunshots. some bullets hit homes. boy was with family at the time what bullet hit him in the upper body. he was driven to the hospital and is currently in critical condition. . >> you is posed supposed to be wake up and opening up presents and eating food and being around people he loves but he is in at hospital. >> i pray and hope that his family can recover from this because this is unacceptable.
. >> vallejo police have not announced whether they believe it was an act of one gunman or multiple shooters. vallejo's mayor says he has been in communication with the police chief about the shooting and they are working on a violence reduction program for that particular neighborhood. back to developing news a late night crash near pleasanton that left three teens dead and two with serious injuries. ktvu alyssa has new information to bring us from the chp. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. you can see the road remains closed and that's because pg&e is on scene repairing a power line. chp told us that there were five teenagers in this car. two were brothers, one a cousin of the brothers, and the others friends. family members came to the scene last night. . >> it's terrible. it's just pretty much your worst nightmare and never want to see on the job. >> reporter: the chp says the
driver of a hyundai sedan was traveling southbound on foothilroad crossing into northbound lanes and veered into a power pole and slammed into a tree. three males were found trapped inside the vehicle. they were all pronounced dead at the scene. two others a male and a female, were ejected. they were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. . >> this particular roadway is a two-lane country roadway one northbound and one southbound lane divided by a double yellow lane striping. this particular portion of the road, there is a slight curve prior to the collision scene. whether or not that played a part in the collision, still under investigation at this time. but, as is your typical two- lane country road. >> reporter: the cause of the crash remains under investigation. all those in the vehicle were from the dublin area. no names have been released. these were all teens. chp says they were under the age of 18. we are not sure what high
school they went to, but, again a. very tragic scene. what we know is pg&e is still out here making repairs and they plan to be out here until late this afternoon maybe until 4 p.m. so expect the road to be closed until then. reporting live near pleasanttonon, elissa harington. police are investigating a mysterious death finding aunconscious man in the street. he was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. police checked into whether he was hit by a car but investigators say they ruled out a traffic accident as the cause of death. they are considering it homicide. this was san jose's 33rd homicide of 2019. there were 27 last year and 34 the year before that. today the four mothers who took only a vacant home are due in court. they and their children moved in last month. they say it had been vacant for years but wedgewood a real estate investment company that bought the house in july evicted the families earlier had month a. oakland community
land trust offered to buy the home and rent it to the mothers, but an attorney for the mother says the company won't negotiate. . president trump spending the holidays in florida where he and the first lady delivered a christmas message. . >> on behalf of the entire trump family, we wish everyone a joyous and merry christmas. >> but the president clearly has impeachment on his mind. posting a series of tweets criticizing democrats and especially the house speaker nancy pelosi for trying to influence the term of the impeachment trial in the senate. . >> the speaker is waiting to understand what the rules of the trial are going to be so she is appointing the right people. . >> and now at least one republican senator alaska senator lisa markowski told tv station she has concerns about comments majority leader mcconnell made about coordinating everything about the trial with the white house. more than 20 new state laws
go into effect on the first day of the new year. one of them is the gig worker law which reclassifies independent contractors including ride share drivers as employees. the law was approved to make sure those workers are at minimum wage and get paid sick days and health insurance. but not all independent contractors like the law. including many free lance musicians and journalists. recently independent truck drivers and free lance journalists filed separate lawsuits to have the law overturned. another now law will bump the minimum wage in california up to $13 an hour for companies that have at least 23 employees. workers in smaller companies will see their minimum wage increase to $12 an hour. by the year 2023, california workplaces regardless of the number of employees will have to pay at least $15 an hour. and several bay area cities will start with $15 an hour. belmont and minimum low park will raise their wages. petaluma and south san francisco will bump up the pay to $15 for large employers and
$14 an hour for smaller ones. san mateo minimum hourly wage is $15 and that's increasing to $15.38 come january 1st. 7:08 your time. a lot of folks probably still sleeping in this day after christmas but there are a few people out on the roads. let's check in with allie. the operative word a few. not a lot of traffic so we will show you the traffic cameras to take you outdoors for this pretty nicerise on a much clearer morning compared to yesterday morning. 8 80 north and southbound looks good as you make are way towards the mcarthur maze. san mateo bridge no problems here and, also the richmond bridge toll plaza very light just half a dozen cars or so making their way over to marin county and wore more check. well let's show you a wide map of the east ba westbound 80 corridor. our east shore camera east
shore freeway camera is not working. so we will show outmap instead and you can see it's a nice drive and drive trial from the carquinez bridge to the mcarthur maze is 20 minutes. toll plaza light as well. good morning to you. and thankfully we are not talking about any major weather concerns for today. the storm clouds from yesterday shifting out to the south. so with that, the clouds from this morning will turn into partly sunny skies later on today. still a. bit of a breeze. we have winds around 10 to 20 miles an hour. and highs mainly in the 50s. so look at this active radar. all the showers and even snow showers down towards central and southern california, in fact, right now, we have coverage snow coverage on the grapevine impacting travel. looks like they closed the grapevine on interstate 5 because of the snowfall but we have the rain and snow down towards central and southern california. in fact here's current warnings, winter storm warning all the areas in white and a
flood advisory mainly focused down towards oceanside and approaching san diego. for us, we have this. the clouds and stale few lingering showers so we are not 100% dry just yet. still the possibility of a few leftover showers a. few sprinkles, mainly in the south bay for this morning. but the clouds will gradually scoot on out to the south. and leaving us with more sunshine this afternoon. current numbers santa rosa has cooled off. 33 # degrees right now. san francisco, 45. and san jose checking in 50. and as far as the winds, early yesterday strong winds and last night wind starting to back off but with the numbers coming down, but there's bit of a breeze down in the santa clara valley. san jose airport right now reporting a gust of 22 miles an hour. and forecast highs for today, it will be in the 50s. so clouds this morning, more sunshine this afternoon. and one more rain chance in our five-day forecast and we will have that coming up in just a few minutes. . thank you, mark. a woman was seriously and perm fently injured by using popular
♪ do you recall, not long ago ♪ we would walk on the sidewalk ♪ ♪ all around the wind blows ♪ we would only hold on to let go ♪ ♪ blow a kiss into the sun ♪ we need someone to lean on ♪ blow a kiss into the sun ♪ we needed somebody to lean on ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ all we need is someone to lean on ♪ . back at 7:13. we have an update on the san hoe achurch rob robbery we told you about yesterday morning. people stepped up to help our
lady of guadalupe church following a robbery off donation money box last weekend a gofundme page raised more than 13,000 dollar at last check. surveillance footage here shows two people entering the church distracting a cleaning lady as you can see walk off with a large collection box. the box was filled with money from selling holiday candles. and all the proceed were going to be used to buy toys for children in the congregation at a big celebration in january. >> the family in san francisco celebrating the return of their dog. this is surveillance video that shows a woman grabbing the french bulldog on christmas afternoon. the family says they returned from getting groceries when they noticed lola who follows him through the door was nowhere to be found. . >> we were shocked. we never thought that something like that could happen. it is something we do hundreds of times during the year, going in and out of the house with lola following us. and never thought this could happen in our neighborhood. >> lola was returned last
night. it's unclear why she was taken but her owner is thankful a member of the family for the past 12 years is safely back at home. many people make ice skating a holiday tradition at one of the bay area outdoor skating rink. the rink in union square in san francisco. at least 250 skaters came by for a little ice time after dinner last night. some are starting out. and hugging the perimeter wall. that's me. >> that's me. >> okay got you. birds of a feather. others look like they have been on the ice their entire lives. texas family we caught up with spending the holidays in the city says skating under the stars will be a highlight of their vacation. . >> i thought it was fun even though i fell on my butt millions of times but other than that it was fun. >> this is the first time learning how to ice skate so it was really cool. >> coy skate but i can't stop. >> oh. that's. >> that's a problem. >> that's right. there are other outdoor holiday rinks in the bay including the one at san
francisco's embarcadero that's a big one. san mateo central parkings walnut creek at civic park and downtown brentwood as well. there's a rink in downtown san jose at the napa expo in san rafael. and it is outside the civic center in san francisco. 7:16. two law makers say they will push for new bills that would reduce noise from airplanes arriving and leaving san francisco international airport. people who live near the airport complained for years about aircraft noise. san matay crow congresswoman writes nonstop noise from flights is affecting residents' creep mental health and quality of life. airport officials are not commenting directly on the bills that could change how sfo operates but they said the airport generates more than 34 of a billion dollars of year in revenue and the impact is felt across the bay area. park rangers are trying to figure out circumstances of a visitor's death. a marin county fire can't says the victim was killed by falling debris late tuesday afternoon in the hillside trail area. apparently, a tree fell, hit
other trees causing a bunch of debris to strike this victim. another person was taken to marin general hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the area has been closed to the public since the incident. and we are learning more about the deadly crash that tied up traffic in berkeley on christmas morning. chp says a woman was killed in four-car crash on westbound interstate 80. honda civic spownt and stalled near gillman street exit. three others car hit the civic. the woman was driving one of those cars. one of the vehicles in the crash also burst into flames. . #:17. let's get you out the door. traffic is atypical today and that's okay by us. >> yeah it's probably aokay by most folks who have to get out and drive this morning. you will have a easy time except for a couple spots. but it's not too bad. this is northbound 101 north of gulf course drive a new crash there single vehicle car crash block one lane.
and over to vallejo where we circle back in check in on the crash that happened about an hour ago eastbound 80 at american canyon. it's now been cleared. all lanes opened. and golden gate bridge traffic is very late. we should mention golden gate fore and golden gate transit is back in service. it was closed yesterday for the christmas holiday. it's back in service limited service on those ferries today. here's also the bay bridge toll plaza if you are driving, you will have an easy time. if you are taking bart into the city, bart is back on its regular weekday schedule although they are running fewer trains than typical on thursday morning commute. time is 7:18. and now over to mark tamayo for the weather. a little bit of clouds but not too bad. that's right. nice to see the traffic cameras with the daylight out there. we are tracking some clouds across portions of the bay area this morning. still a possibility of a few sprinkles primarily focused in the south bay. and heads up before heading to the coast. we will have here a beach
hazard statement until 9 this evening. this is below a high surf advisory and waves around 10 to 15 feet. so a lot of energy heading towards the coastline and also inflated water levels because we have the king tides. we could have minor flooding near portions of the coast and near portion of the bay this morning. at the golden gate bridge high tide at 10:48 this morning. that high tide today 6.6 feet. and satellite and radar showing you this. of course we had intense thunderstorms early christmas morning. and today, the clouds the rain showers focused to the south down towards central and southern california. although things have shifted a bit right now moving into the san diego area. you will notice the white. that's linking up to snowfall in the mountains of southern california. so here, winter storm warning closer to the santa barbara county mountains closer to los angeles. and mountains there and a flood advisory right around the oceanside area. for us, lots of clouds in place. you saw it on the traffic cameras and still green showing up on radar. so we have the possibility of a
few sprinkles or light shower primarily focused in the south bay. this morning. current numbers it's cold up in santa rosa. 33 degrees right now. and novato 37 and hayward 45 and in san jose, one of the warmer spots checking in 50 degrees. and strong winds yesterday, especially last night. and they backed off a bit but not completely calm just yet and few spots san jose airport sustained at 16. gusting to 22 miles an hour. so we have a bit of a breeze out there. and half-moon bay wind around 6 miles an hour. lake tahoe forecast mostly cloudy skies today. temperatures in the lower 7-- 30s and more sunshine by friday and into the weekend, we could track some shower chances especially by sunday afternoon, sunday night that. could impact travel back to the bay area. we watch out that by sunday. forecast today shows the clouds moving to the south. the cloud cover we have this morning will turn into partly sunny skies. this afternoon. and then more sunshine as we
head into your friday forecast. highs this afternoon lots of 50s out there. around 53 to 57 degrees. and a look ahead its quiet into the weekend. a cold start tomorrow morning. and there's a chance of a shower, though, as we look at your sunday forecast. . >> thank you you, mark. organizers saw they are overcharged by the government. coming up why they are suing the u.s. bureau of land management for millions. it's a widespread problem. now doctors are trying to reduce the number of medications people take. why local doctors and researchers say it's a problem that's gotten worse over time.
. 7:24 in the health check uc stan san fran researchers are trying to solve a national problem. it's called polypharmacy when doctors identify people who take too many medication and want to get them off the medication they don't need. ucsf and john hopkins say 40% of americans over 65 take 5 or more prescription medications every day. researchers say that can be dangerous manufacture if the medication interact and they say there's no program to help doctors realize when patients need to stop taking some of the drugs. now they are working on about a toy help patients and doctors identify the timeline to come with up plan to deprescribe some of the medications. california public health e skin lightning screams from mexico after a sacramento woman was seriously injured by using a cream that was tainted with a
toxic form of mercury. the california department of public headlight released a list of face creams with mercury. people are warned not to use them. th agency says skin lightening screams creams from mexico contain mercury but the case of the sacramento woman involved an especially toxic form. organizers of the burning manifest val are suing the federal government. black rock city a nonprofit group that organizes the fest rail north of reno. they are ewing to recover million of dollar the bureau of land management overcharged for use permits for the past 7 years. organizers say they have been paying nearly $3 million a year. and they say they have been asking for justification for the cost for 4 years now with no response. they say stie the resorted to filing the lawsuit as a way to get the information. happening today, it's the start of kwanza honoring african heritage. there are events marking kwanza across the bay area and beyond
including a noontime celebration at san francisco's city hall. other sites including includes the museum on mitch striation. kwanza runs until january 1st cal state long beach professor created it to forge stronger bonds of african descent. tonight is the 5th night of hanukkah marked with the lighting of the 5th candle of the menorah at union square. the event began in 1975 to create the first big public menorah and hanukkah celebration outside of israel. the ceremony begins with music at 5 tonight, and the candlelighting is a half-hour later. 7:27 now. taking money out of your retitler count to pay down college debt. coming up week breakdown an idea a republican senator could have millions struggling with loans and financial experts aga also you can suit up and fight alongside your favorite super hero at avengers campus. find out when the new attraction is expected to open
. two month after take over a vacant home group of oakland mothers will be back in court. the eviction they are facing as the company that own the home will not negotiate. >> the president rails against democrats for impeaching him. but we take a look at whether they could actually help him in 2020. coming up. . >> from ktvu fox 2 news. this is mornings on 2. >> and good morning. one and all i am frank mallicoat. >> i am gasia milaekian. the national weather service is reminding all of us about
hazardous beach conditions today. weather official say there's an increased risk of rip currents, sneaker waves and large waves breaks close to the beach. people are being told to stay off the beaches and coastal jetties in san francisco and monterey bay areas. most dangerous conditions are at ocean and marina state beach. warning has been extended according to meteorologists until 9 tonight. perhaps a good day to view but not put your toes in the water. >> yeah. it's one of the deals when ever you go to the coast you see a few more people out there on a day like today. and they might be stepping out too far on rocks. so just keep that in mind. with those waves, waves are around 10 to 15 feet and sneaker waves as you herd in the rip currents. forecast for today, if you are on land we have cloud cover this morning. and partly sunny skies this afternoon. temperatures warming back up into the low to mid-50s. remember the stormy weather we had yesterday early christmas morning where the system is impacting southern california. greens and whites indicating
snowfall. and in fact, over the grapevine morning. where we have the grape kind vine closed due to snowfall. satellite and radar showing you. this lingering clouds here in the bay area. we still have the possibility of maybe a few sprinkles in the south bay for the morning. but starting to clear out in portions of the north bay already. with the clearing skies, and a few spots, temperatures very chilly. santa rosa right now 33 degrees. san francisco, 45. and san jose 50 degrees. we will talk more about the weekend outlook in few minutes. time 7:32 and let's check in with allie standing by and are you counting just the few cars on the roadways this morning. yeah, it's pretty lightoverall as we have seen for most of the week. but the day after christmas a lot of folks are staying home. they are not on the road as you can see from the traffic maps here of the silicone valley commute a lot of green. no backup slow downs. the only issue to keep in mind is on highway 17 in the northbound direction at idyllwild a single vehicle
crash blocking one lane and a new report coming in of a crash in the southbound direction of highway 17 at redwood estates. no information on that crash but we will follow up on it. here's a look at the drive on the san mateo bridge. traffic is much lighter than we usually see on the regular thursday morning. but of course this is the day after a holiday. and a lot of people are staying home. looks like the cars are kind of hitting the brake lights but there's no reported problems on the san mateo bridge. 208 north and southbound in san jose looks good. caltrans bridge cal train is back on its regular weekday schedule. bart is as well. it's 7:32 now back to the desk. i will take it. and happening today a group of mothers who took over a vacant home in oakland will all be in court today. ktvu sara zendehnam has details on the hearing. >> reporter: good morning. those four moms say they didn't have a safe place to go with their kids and moved into a vacant home in oakland. today, they will be in court in
hayward for an eviction hearing. wedgewood real estate investment company and owner of the property served them an eviction notice on december 3 d but they didn't leave. the women filed a claim of right to possession to delay the eviction until the court scheduled the hearing. that hearing is expected to happen at 9 this morning. here's some background. the working moms moved into the empty house in west oakland with their kids in november. they said no one lived there for years and they needed a place to stay. but wedgewood bought the house in july and evicted the moms. now they are heading to court and facing eviction orders. but they have support from some oakland city council members. . >> these women are brave. these women are take urgent action because of the crisis that they are personally experiencing. the crisis of housing affordability and homelessness impacting the city and the state. >> reporter: the attorney representing the women says the oakland community land trust offered to buy home and rent it to them but the attorney says the real estate company won't
negotiate with them. a company spokesperson says this is a straightforward case of illegal entry and illegal occupation. wedgewood asked james washington former nfl super bowl champion to help. he is the founder of nonprofit shelter 37. washington said he will partner with wedgewood to renovate the house and employ at risk youth from oakland. one the renovation is done they will sell it to a first time home buyer with profits split 5050 with the nonprofit. washington is asking them to leave on their own. >> in the united states, you can't take someone's property. >> reporter: the women want supporters to show up at the house on magnolia street at 9 a.m. the same time the hearing is expected to start. in the newsroom, care area zendehna match the. a man accused of killing the brother of cj beathard is behind bars. 23-year-old michael mosley is being hold without bond and a 5
million dollar bond for attempt homicide. he was taken into custody yesterday. investigators say he made wontsed advances towards a woman who was a friend of beathard a fight broke out and mosley stabbed beathard and another man to death and wound another. cj will remain with his family a funeral is set for saturday. a man suspected of arson in southern california is due in court. he is accused of starting 10 wild fires that bender along the shore of a reservoir. the fires were set between late september through november and mejia is accused of sneaking into the foothills hiking from the back of private property. authorities say the fires endangered protected sensitive species. a woman in san francisco found her way to bring a little christmas cheer to people living out on the streets. angela prepared 200 lunches for those who were looking for a hot meal on christmas day. standing on hyde and eddie street she was offering to food to anyone in need and says the
reward was simply gratitude. . >> that he the only gift i got and that's all i wanted. the smiles. and it's wonderful. . >> her grandchildren also helped her hand out the goodies. a nonprofit organization hosted a day long christmas celebration to give people home lease way to get out of cold. city team homeless served up a hot turkey and meal with fixings and guests could watch the nba matchups or sing karaoke. . >> we have a meal today, and next room we have a haircut station. we have a foot washing station. and we have gently used shoes. and we have karaoke behind me. and so, we are going to have a festive day so when our guests come in, they are going to be able to enjoy a meal, they will be able to sit and relax. and really bring in christmas
right here with us at city teen. >> they provide clothing and shelter and meals 365 days of the year. and they have been helping people since 1957. onto politics the political debate continues on whether the impeachment of the president will help or hurt his reelection prospects. . >> we are seeing on various fronts this is potentially benefiting republicans heading into 2020 at least in the short- term. . >> but political analysts point out the impeachment is galvanized democrats who have rallies before the house vote in cities all around the country. . >> there are times in our lives we have to speak up. and we have to take some action. >> the impeachment process is currently on hold until congress reconvenes after the holiday break on january 7th. i took time on christmas day to bring cheer to patients in the burn unit of two area
hospitals. . >> merry christmas. . >> and he has it down. firefighters sing carols in the halls of the uc davis burn unit at shriner's hospital for children for the past pave years. retired firefighter joe pick is santa to patients spending december 25th in the hospital. . >> lift spirits up from people that are in that unit and they are going to be be there for a while. they are not at home with their families, and as a retired firefighter i had many years i wasn't with my family so it seemed like the right thing to do. . >> firefighters don't limit the giving and contributed more than a million dollars to the burn unit at uc davis medical senter. also in a sacramento area, the giving spirit was in the air toe so speak. arden fair mall four men up top throwing dollar bills for by be those below screamed in they co the men appeared to be moved
along by mall security. enough of this. but not before throwing out a lot of cash. . >> i just reached my hand and it was meant to be. . >> so don't think it was planned. no word on how much money those men threw to the crowd. but, you a few hoax went home with money. >> as allie sagely pointed out there are worst things to come falling off the upper walkway of a mall right? >> yes i can't help wonder he where the dollar bills, 5s? 10s. >> i said dollars they were 10s. . >> yeah. >> and 20s. >> not a big deal but curious. if you heading on the road you will have a pretty easy drive. overall bay area wide light traffic as we expect on the holiday week and the day after christmas. there is a crash on eastbound 580 at bayview avenue in the richmond area. and there's a report of some debris in the couple of left lanes so a metal lad are acourt together report in that area. so something to be aware of.
that is pretty bright shot but i wanted to show outdrive time from the carquinez bridge tmcarthur maze under 20 minutes. no problems on the westbound 08 corridor. 101 in san francisco before 80 split. traffic is light here as well. 7:40 and let's go over to mark tamayo. i showed that brightrise picture of san francisco and eastern span of the bay big bridge so it's sign we will have sunshine. weather won't get in the way of travels. good morning to you. looks pretty good across a good portion of the bay area. the bulk of the stormy weather yesterday we had that pretty intense thunderstorm across portions of the bay area. and not the case for today. the clouds this morning will turn into partly and mostly sunny skies this afternoon. and temperatures for highs on track to reach the 50s. now yesterday, the system you can see the circulation offshore impacting southern california this morning. and not only with the rainfall, the intense rainfall but snow in the mountains of southern
california. so things are starting to at least clear out just a little bit. not completely clear just yet. but looks like some improvement over the past couple hours in southern california. for us, we have clouds streaming into the bay area. a bit of green on the radar over the past few hours. bulk of this not reaching ground but we have the possibility of sprinkle or light shower in the south bay. just over the next hour or two. is the chance but it hooks like the kind of the bay area split in half. more clear skies to the north and more clouds to the south. and where you have the clear skies, you have the cold numbers. santa rosa right now. 33. oakland 48 degrees. and san jose, checking in 50 degrees. here is the plan for today. holding on to the cloud cover this morning. and temperatures bundle up at 8. upper 30s to the upper 40s. and into the afternoon hours, partly sunny skies. and temperatures on track to reach the 50s for later on today. now we have one rain cloud to talk about in the five-day forecast and we will have that coming up in just a little bit.
. >> thank you, mark. 7:42. the israeli prime minister is rushed off the stage mid speech at an election rally. details on the rocket filed and how israeli authorities prevented anyone from getting hurt. and changes are coming to uber and lyft rides. find out what cruising caps are and what it means for the riders when we come back.
. israel is hoping holding primary election and benjamin netanyahu is facing a serious challenge from a mel of his party. he was campaigning when this was a warning about a rocket attack. this is the scene during the campaign rally when netanyahu and his wife sarah escorted from the stage after the initial warning. the video is from someone at
the rally. israeli authorities confirm that a rocket had been fired but was intercepted by israel's iron dome missile defense system. there were no injuries, no one claimed responsibility for that rocket launch. . taking a peek at the opening bell after markets were closed yesterday for the christmas holiday. stocks traded higher at opening bell this morning investors are optimistic aphase one trade deal will be signed soon. the nasdaq finishes higher today it would record the 10th consecutive all time closing high in the 11th state grain. let's start with the knacks nasdaq up by 1/3 of 1% so so far so good. dow jones is up slightly not even a quarter% but we like to see the frein. s&p up by a quarter percent. taking money out of your retirement account to pay down college debt. one senator says could help millions struggling with the student loans. >> thinks a big burden. >> reporter: kentucky senator rand paul says too many are
struggling to pay down college debt which is why he introduced the helper act a bill to let people withdraw annually from the retirement count tax and penalty free to reduce college loans. >> we think it would dramatically transform the way college paid is paid for. >> reporter: he says with more companies matching 401k contribution americans on smaller incomes are saving money. he says letting them reduce that now creates opportunities to save more in the future. >> this still encourages savings so it doesn't work unless you put aside savings. >> reporter: critics say the idea only helps a certain class. >> it would be a win for people who have a lot of money and can take an extra tax break by investing in the 401k first and then taking it out tax free. but those are people that don't struggle with student debt. >> reporter: and financial experts say retirement account with drawings has long-term costs. >> we sen the message it's best if you can leave that money untapped and invest and let it hopefully benefit from growth. >> reporter: the senator is
proposing to let parents withdraw retirement money tax free meaning a student with two parents support could pay off up to 15,750 worth of loans tax free a year. senator paul tells fox news he reached out to some democrats to build support. >> i think there's a big audience. >> reporter: and hopes more students will pressure law makers to create more ways to reduce the burden of college debt. he is considering expanding the proposal to offer tax free benefits to grandparents of borrowers as well. in washington mark meredith fox news. hilton hotels is launching a new brand. they have been working on it for year. the hotel will vas modern design and includes a bar and restaurant aimed at urban travelers rest rooms bigger and unscaled. name will be unveiled next month. they are competing against marriott for the coveted segment of the hotel business. new york city is considering an appeal to a
decision that could have an effect on ride shares. a manhattan judge ruled the new city regulations cracking down on ride shares are illegal. he called them arbitrary and without sound basis ies and ruling it would have limited the amount of time to 36% that iewb erin lyft cars can operate in manhattan without a passenger. that percentage would fall to 31 next august. >> do you think all of these car services do you think think think they create congestion. >> absolutely. overall probably yes i use iewb erin lyft all the time. and i am happy with it. . >> new york city estimates there are 85,000 ride share cars city leaders say the cars this tha don't have passengers are using gas and creating environmental problems let's loaner traffic which called the proposal bad public policy. uber is committed to fighting for criefer flexibility drivers flexibility. drivers have flexibility on the roads allie doing doubleduty you guided us through the 4:00 hour and now you have a lot to take care of.
>> it's not too bad. overall the theme this morning is it has been this week, light traffic. this is the only issue we are seeing. north bounder 17 at idyllwild a single vehicle crash block one lane. there's a crash southbound 17. richmond eastbound 580 at bay view a metal ladder is in the middle lanes. so keep your eye out and drive carefully. bay big toll traysa will takeyou no time to get on span and metering lights are not on and haven't been for the commute at all this week. reflecting just how light the traffic is. because of the christmas holiday. 7:49 and let's turn over to mark tamayo in the weather center. >> thankfully we are will you being out. a smooth ride in the bay area in terms of weather. the weather is not impacting travel.
we have some mid to upper level clouds. here is the live camera looking out at san francisco this morning. forecast headlines for today, some clouds this morning. and fair skies this afternoon. cold start for friday and more sunshine tomorrow afternoon and we are thinking about the weekend it should be dry on saturday and we will cloud things up on sunday and maybe a few showers from the clouds heading towards second half of the weekend. clouds in central and southern california. and the rainfall is really intense earlier this morning. but the bulk of the action is out there. but it's not as intense as it was earlier but we have snowfall in the mountains of southern california. even impacting travel over the grapevine it was closed earlier this morning. and so yeah, we are tracking some snowfall in the mountains of central and southern california. for us we have the clouds on the green showing up on the radar but things dissipating. there's a chance of an isolated shower this morning. primarily focused up in the south bay. we have some areas in the clear.
santa rosa in the clear reporting wouldn't coldest numbers. 33 degrees. oakland 48. san francisco one of the sites here showing you 44. and san jose 50 degrees. so for today, in san francisco, partly cloudy skies. and then into the afternoon hours, sun cloud mix. more sunshine today and temperatures on track to reach the low to mid-50s. lake tahoe a very popular dedgese destination this week and next week. for today, we have cloud cover, temperatures in the lower 30s. looks from they good into the friday. and more sunshine, partly sunny skies into saturday and we could be tracking shower chances by sunday. here's forecast model today. it is showing you this. bulk of the stormy weather not here in the bay area. it's down to the south. we will gradually clear things out into the afternoon hours. and with a clearing sky tonight that, will set the stage for a cold friday morning. as far as afternoon highs later on this afternoon, lots of 50s. either 53, and 54, 55 and 56, 57 so narrow temperature range
later on today. probably more sunshine later on this afternoon. so partly to mostly sunny skies. here's a look ahead a cold start tomorrow morning. by the weekend partly sunny skies into saturday. chance of a shower into sunday that. could last into early monday morning. . thank you, mark. we are week out from the new year and that means some new laws in the books. ahead we will look at some of the state laws that all go into effect on january 1st including the new minimum wage law. plus, a happy ending for a san francisco family whose 12-year- old bull dog went missing just before the holiday. first, it's been a rough season for golden state warriors. and their fans but after the break, you will find out how the dubs gifted their fans with a big christmas win and
. goanld state warriors look to continue the winning streak tomorrow night against the suns. and doves are playing their best basketball of the season. one for the third straight game yesterday and beat the rockets in the christmas day game. a very good team. total team effort, too. and every dubs starter scored double figures while the bench outscored the rockets backups. head coach steve kerr says they were up for the nationally televised game and may be the biggest game and biggest win of the year. . before the warriors tipped off they took time to give back. ktvu greg lee shows us why this
was a christmas some bay area kids will never forget. . >> reporter: for 30 kids and families at the chase center, a christmas day to remember. the warriors teaming up with nba cares to host young people from the oakland public education fund and the boys and girls club of san francisco. treating them to a meal, time with the dance team, and photos with the larry o'brien trophy. >> it's cool. it's news to me i never done this before night special. i am excited. and thankful to oakland i think it's oakland for letting us have the opportunity. >> reporter: the special invite to the warriors game against the rockets part of the nba season of giving. 12-year-old mike a rare chance to see some of his favorite players. . >> i already seen westbrook and lee and look forward to seeing steph curry even though he is injured and look forward to seeing james harden. >> i seen the look in kids'
eyes when they meet a player and the player gives them a present and it can be transformational and they will remember this for a long time. >> reporter: yes, the presents. before tip off they took the court and players from both teams surprised them with gifts. inside the boxes headphones and, of course, some warriors swag. >> this is really cool. these are like 300 something dollars these are cool. >> reporter: the gifts are cool, the families say nothing can compare to the joy of spending the day together and with their favorite team. >> it's always good to count your blessings and be thankful for what we have and it's not always about the gift. it's really about family and hanging out. >> everything to us. as part of the community relation team here it's realitymain role for us to give back and listening to community and understanding how we can give back and way that is will be most impactful. >> a 10 out of 10. >> reporter: greg lee ktvu fox 2 news. . >> so while that was going on
thousands of people filled downtown san jose later on last night for the annual christmas in the park celebration. ♪ hews muse i want to -- >> plaza de cesar chavez filled with more than musical animate the exhibits glittering lights and a big 60 foot christmas tree. dozens of trees decorate by the san jose schools. community groups and businesses lit up plaza for the 40th for many, christmas in the park is not something they skip during the holidays. christmas in the park will run through january 5th rain or shine. . now it's that time where people start to think about the new year's resolutions where less than a week away but experts say you may want to wait a while. researchers at washington university in st. louis says springs is a time of new beginnings and it can be easier for to us change our behaviors. one psychologist is dubbing
that time a year spring renewal. he says cold weather and shorter days in the winter make it more difficult to stick to your goals. . in the new year disney amiewnsment parks will offer visitors a chance to become a real life super hero. avengers campus will open at the disney california venture complex next summer avengers campus will feature a spiderman experience in which visitors can sling their own webs just like the real guy other attractions include the pimp test kitchen a restaurant with an and theman theme we don't know disney parks blog says pin part callets will be used to grow and shrink food. ink food. a child sat outside outside christmas eve. what happened the moments leading up to all the chaos.
one year after a police corporal was killed in the central valley, we will show you how the town is coming together to remember him. from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on 2. welcome back morningstar 2 today. today is thursday, december 26th. i am frank, mark has the day off. >> you can see the weather right behind me, everything is clear. >> nice weather observation. thank you guys. we are starting off the day with the least stormy weather. a few scattered clouds around the bay area, especially the southern half of the bay area down toward the south bay. partly cloudy skies expected this afternoon with temperatures warming up into the 50s. here is the satellite radar and bulk of the stormy weather has moved out of southern california. the white impacting the mountains in the way of snowfall. interstate 5, the great is closed in both directions due
to that great fall. we still have the chance of a left over sprinkled, primarily focused in the south bay. definitely want to bundle up in the north bay. right now, santa rosa 32 degrees, san francisco 34, walnut creek checking it 44 degrees as well. we will talk about your afternoon forecast in a few minutes. time now, 8:01. hopefully it is pretty quiet out there. >> it is pretty quiet. there is a couple of minor issues we want to let you know about, starting in the east bay. this one is westbound 580 at 150th avenue in the hayward oakland area. this is a single vehicle crash. it looks like the tires blew out. there's something about the notes that i do want to mention. people in this vehicle are standing outside after the tires blew out, they are
standing near the center divide. don't do that. if you can, unless your vehicle is on fire, stay in your car after a crash. it is the safest place to be. moving on, 880 in oakland, it looks pretty good. the drive all the way into downtown oakland and the 880 all the way down to san mateo is clear as well. here is the golden gate bridge. the golden gate ferry service is back with limited and reduced service after the christmas holiday. golden gate transit was closed yesterday as well, they are back on this thursday morning. 8:02. devastation in the east bay for one family as two brothers are among three people killed in a crash in pleasanton. it happened last night on foothill road here that is where elissa harrington's life. >> reporter: pg and e is still on the scene repairing that power line, trying to get power back to this entire area. you can see the road closure. we got a chance to get closer to the same if we could pull up that video.
this happened right past the country club. what we know as there were five teenagers in the car, two were brothers, when a cousin, the other friends. family members came out to the scene last night. >> it is just terrible. pretty much your worst nightmare . something you never want to see from your child. >> reporter: the driver of the hunt accident was traveling southbound on foothill road when it crossed into the northbound lane, slammed into a powerboat--power pole and then a tree. they were all pronounced the dead at the scene. two others, a male and female were ejected, they were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> this particular roadway, it is a two lane country roadway. it is divided by a double yellow lane stretching. this particular portion of the road, there is a slight curve prior to the same. whether or not they played a part in the collision is still under investigation. it is a two lane country road. >> reporter: we got a chance to get closer to that same year
there was broken glass all over the brought golf course. the cause of this crash remains under investigation. the chp said there is no clear indication that alcohol may have played a part. of course, they are looking into any possibilities. all of those who were in the vehicle are from this area are the chp believes at least some of them were from the dublin area. the names at this time have not been released. elissa harrington, ktvu fox 2 news. a 6-year-old vallejo boy spent in the hospital after he was shot by a stray bullet. the gun fire started about 6:30 tuesday night in the area of ohio and mariposa street. neighbors say they heard more than a dozen gunshots. some of the bullets actually hit some of the homes there. the boy was with his family when a bullet hit him in the upper body. he is currently in critical condition. >> you are supposed to be waking up on christmas morning, opening a presence, eating food, being around people we
love. he is in the hospital. >> i really pray and hope his family can recover from this. this is definitely unacceptable. >> vallejo police have not announced whether or not you believe the shooting was an accident. while the government or multiple sugars is not known. the mayor says he has been in communication with the police chief about the shooting and they are working on a pilot production for that particular neighborhood. to oakland where police are investigate a shooting that injured four people at a holiday party. police were called to the scene just after 6:00 last night. when they arrived, they found three men and one woman had been shot. they were sent to the hospital in serious conditions. investigators have not commented on a possible motive and have not said if they know of any suspects. officers found a man unconscious in the street at east santa clara and south 24 street. he was rushed to the hospital
where he was later pronounced dead. police are checking whether he was hit by a car. investigators ruled out a traffic accident as the cause of death. this is the 33rd homicide of 2019. there were 27 last year, 34 the year before. the president is spending the holidays with florida, where he and the first lady delivered a christmas message. >> on behalf of the entire trump family, we wish everyone a joyous and merry christmas. >> the president clearly has impeachment on his mind, posting a series of tweets, criticizing the democrats, especially the house speaker, nancy pelosi, for trying to influence the terms of the impeachment trial in the senate. >> the guest speaker is waiting to understand the rules of the trial, so she is appointing the right people. >> now, at least one republican senator, lisa murkowski, told a television station that she has
some concerns about comments that majority leader, mitch mcconnell, made about coordinating everything about the trial with the white house. 8:07 now. happening today, the community in newman is remembering officer sing. he is a police officer who was shot and killed one year ago today after he pulled over a reported drunk driver. there will be a memorial ceremony in the downtown plaza at 6:00 tonight. that will be followed by a satellite in his memory. he is survived by his wife and son, who was just 5 months old when his father died point a police association presented the now 17 month old son with a gift. seeing told the baby boy he would teach him to grow up to become a police officer. the little boy has his own remote control car, complete with siren. the time now, 807. slow week i would imagine traffic wise and his day after christmas.
>> not a whole lot going on. i am here to tell you about it. there is a new crash on westbound highway 84, west of northbound 880. you can see it on the map. you can see the area where it is on the map, although you don't see a crash icon popping up just yet. also, let me try to move on here and show you our traffic camera, which is not cooperating right at the moment. here is 880, traffic looks good in both directions. i also want to go back to golden gate bridge to show you that nice sunrise. traffic is moving slowly slowly here as well. 8:08. nice to see the storm clouds out in the bay area for today. we also need the break. today, for the most part, we are heading into one of those break days. if you're heading offshore to the coast, be extra careful. we have a beach hazard statement until 9:00 this evening. the risk of rip currents and a pretty sizable swell with waves
around 10 to 15 feet. also, king tide this week. the king tide during the 10:00 hour at the golden gate bridge at 10:48 this morning. we could have and will have inflated water levels in portions of the bay with that high tide at 6.6 feet. the satellite and the radio showing our system from yesterday, producing a lot of rainfall down toward central and southern california. not only rainfall, although snowfall in the mountains of southern california. right now, the great tide explosion in both directions. you can see the cloud cover kind of splits in the bay area in half with the cloud cover focus in the southern half of the bay area. up to the north bay, clear skies. you will see the cloud cover right now down toward san jose, santa cruz, morgan hill, and gilroy. current numbers, santa rosa 32,
san francisco 34, concord, 32 degrees. here is the rainfall out of the bay area. there is a chance of a leftover sprinkle this morning in the south bay. we will clear out the clouds. tonight, with clear skies, that will set the stage and very chilly friday morning. today, we are starting out on the cool side and into the afternoon hours, lots of 50s. partly, mostly sunny skies later today. we will gradually scale back on the cloud cover this afternoon. we have one more rain cloud to talk about in our five-day forecast, maybe one more rain cloud for the rest of 2019. we will talk more about that coming up in a little bit. the remains of a u.s. soldier killed in afghanistan are back on american soil. coming back, we will take a look at soldier's journey home and u.s. terrorism efforts in the middle east. and, a grinch stolen from a south bay church. how the community came together to help our lady of guadalupe church in san jose.
welcome back. we've got an update on the san jose church robbery we told you about on christmas morning. people have stepped up in a big way to help our lady of guadalupe church following the robbery of a donation last week. the gofundme page has raised more than $13,000 at last check. surveillance footage here shows two people entering a church distracting a cleaning lady. they simply walk off with a large collection box. the box was filled with money from selling holiday candles. the proceeds were going to be used to buy toys for the kids in the congregation at a celebration in january. a family in san francisco celebrated the return of their dog. we have surveillance video that shows a woman grabbing a french bulldog christmas afternoon in
the bernal heights neighborhood. the family says they had just returned from buying groceries when they noticed lola usually follows them to the door, but was not there. >> we were shocked. we never thought something like that could happen. it is something that we do hundreds of times during the year, going in and out of the house with lola following us. we never thought it could happen in our neighborhood. >> lola was returned last night. it is unclear why all that was taken to begin with. the owner says they are thankful lola is safely back at home. many people make ice- skating a holiday tradition at one of the various outdoor skating rink's at the san francisco union square, 250 skaters can be on the ice at one time. some are just starting out, hugging the perimeter wall we can relate, others look like they have been doing this forever. a texas family is spending the holidays in the city and says skating under the stars will be a highlight of their vacation. >> well, i thought it was fun, even though i fell on my butt
millions of times. [ laughter ] other than that, it was fun. >> this is my first time learning how to ice skate, though it was really cool. >> there are other outdoor holiday rinks here in the bay area, including one in san francisco, that is the big one. san mateo central park, one a creek has got pacific park, and downtown brentwood has a rink as well. also, downtown san jose, and the napa expo, and just outside san francisco civic center. to peninsula lawmakers say they will push for several bills that will reduce noise from planes arriving and leaving san francisco national airport. people have complained for years now about the noise. san mateo congresswoman, jackie speier rights, quotes none noise from the flights affects sleep and overall quality of life. they said the airport generates more than three quarters of $1
billion a year in revenue. they say the impact of that money is felt across the entire bay area. >> more than 20 new state laws go into effect on the first day of the new year. one is the worker law, that is reclassifying some independent contractors, including ride- share drivers as employees. the loan was approved to make sure those workers are minimum wage and gave them paid sick days and health insurance. but, not all independent contractors like the law, including many freelance musicians and journalists. recently, independent truckers and journalists bowed several separate lawsuits to have that law overturned. the new law will increase minimum wage to $13 an hour for companies that have at least 26 employees. workers at smaller companies will see their minimum wage increase to $12 an hour. by 2023, all california workplaces, regardless of the number of employees will have to pay each employee at least $15 an hour. several bay area cities will start this year with the minimum wage up $15 an hour
already. belmont will raise their minimum wage across the board. petaluma, south san francisco will pop up a two $50 for larger employees, $14 for smaller ones. san mateo's hourly wage is already at 15. that is up to $15.38 on new year's day. anchoring the 4:00 hour, now traffic, you will join us on the 9:00 in a bit? >> i will. in the meantime, holding down the fort in traffic land. it has been a pretty chill job so far this morning. starting with his look at your south bay commutes, a lot of green on the map, no major issues to tell you about. we have had a couple of crashes throughout the morning on highway 17, this latest is northbound 17th. three vehicles on the right- hand shoulder, luckily, no one was injured. hopefully, this crash gets cleared out of the way fairly soon. here is a look at 280 in san jose. past downtown, things look good
here. caltrans sometimes makes a cameo appearance going through this picture. we don't see it right there now. we should mention caltrans is on its regular weekday schedule today. bart is as well. here is a look at 680 fremont north and south abound. traffic is moving here. the bay bridge toll plaza, and you see that nice view. a little bit of clouds off in the distance. a lot of these traffic camera marks have had perfectly clear skies. let me show you the golden gate bridge, i have shown it too much already this morning. although, you could argue you could never get enough of the golden gate bridge, right, mark? >> yesterday's storm, that was quite the incidents deal? >> thunderstorms too, surprising. >> a lot going on. thankfully, no major storms to impact travel plans for today. speaking of travel, here is our live camera looking out toward sfo where the clouds lift one out. not much in the way for dense clouds, high clouds into the area, tomorrow, a cold heart
and lots of sunshine in the afternoon. the weekend will start off dry. we could be tracking shower chances by sunday, especially by sunday afternoon and sunday night. look at the rainfall totals in the bay area, down here in southern california, quite an active period. rainfall totals topping two inches in long beach and glendale. you will see why. here is the satellite radar. look at the circulations. this is the oldest door moving into southern california. this is the rain producer and snow producer. as we come close, scattered rain and snow out toward los angeles, down towards san diego. for us, the radar we had been tracking some green overnight. things are starting to dissipate out there. there is still a chance of a leftover sprinkle in the sulfate this morning. the overall trend, this whole cloud area will slide to the south over the next few hours, leaving us with more sunshine this afternoon. where it is clear, it is cold.
take a look at santa rosa right now, 32 degrees, napa 38, oakland, 48, sfo checking into the upper 40s, 37. the winds were up last night. last night into the afternoon hours and into the evening, the winds were really the offshore wind really picking up. there is still a little bit of a bruise in spots. these numbers have been coming down quite a bit. there is still may be a winded today at 10 or 20 miles per hour. lake tahoe, a very popular destination all week long and into next week. mostly clear skies for today, temperatures in the low 30s. more sunshine for tomorrow, and into the weekend, we are expecting a few clouds by saturday and a chance of a shower by sunday. here is the forecast model for us. as you can see, we will gradually clear things out.
most of the active weather is down toward southern california. clear skies tonight will translate to a cold start tomorrow morning for friday. dakota spots right around 30 degrees in some of the inland valleys. afternoon highs today, lots of 50s. we will have more sunshine reports or sunny reports later today. here's a look at your five day. a cold start tomorrow morning. we are tracking the shower chance as we head toward sunday. >> sounds good. thank you, mark. you can soon suit up and fight alongside your favorite superheroes at avenger camp. the camp is expected to open at disney's california adventure. >> also, a police officer stepping in to save a toddler. how he was able to save the child when the child was choking. here is where to watch the bay area's live premiere newscast on ktvu plus.
happening today, the start of kwanzaa. the weeklong holiday honoring african heritage--there are events marking kwanzaa all across the bay area, including a celebration at san francisco city hall. some other sites include the museum of african dysphoria on mission street, kwanzaa runs until january 1st. cal state long beach professor created kwanzaa in 1966, to forge stronger bonds among people of african descent all around the world. the holiday embraces the principles of unity, purpose, and faith. tonight is the fifth night of hanukkah, which will be marked with the lighting of the candle of the menorah at san francisco's union square.
it began in 1955 to create the first public hanukkah celebration outside of israel. the ceremony begins with music at 5:00 tonight and the candle lighting is about half an hour later after that too many people in the bay area had to the movie theater on christmas day. they lined up to see "jumanji: the next level" and seeing movies on christmas becomes somewhat of a tradition after you open presents and eat. >> you know, it started off with christmas eve, partying until like 1:00 in the morning, 2:00 in the morning, sleeping in, getting breakfast, now i'm going to the movies with my girl . >> if that does not sound like the perfect day. moves at the big screen yesterday, little women, 1917, just mercy, and spies in the sky. firefighters in petaluma are being praised for rescuing a dog trapped in a fire. the homeowners later returned and broke a sliding glass door, they could not rescue the other
dog. firefighters arrived and found the second dog in the bathroom suffering from smoke inhalation. they fitted it with a special dog oxygen mask and saved his life. although nothing was clicking, investigators say the fire started on the stove. >> we've got video to show you out of australia where a police officer came to the rescue of a choking collar. video from the police station shows a couple rushing into the lobby there, holding their child that was not breathing. an officer runs out, takes the child, repeatedly hits the child on the back. after a few moments, the child eventually coughed something up that had been stuck in its throat. later in the video, the officer can be seen actually showing the parents how to perform the procedure. two months after taking over a vacant home, a homeless mother will be back in court today. >> coming up the eviction that says the real estate company that bought the home will not negotiate with it. take a look at whether that
a big break in the case involving the stabbing death of clayton better. what we are learning about the charges the suspect now faces and how long cj will be away from the 49ers. also, the rest reducing tension for people living in one california community. from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on 2. welcome back. >> good morning, everyone. i am frank mallicoat, at what are we at, 8:30 now. we've got some sunshine now, mark. that is a break, considering the last few weeks of rain. >> the clouds we had this morning will gradually school to the south, giving more sunshine throughout the day for thursday. here is your forecast.
highs will warm back up into the 50s, with partly to mostly sunny skies. here is our live camera looking out toward sfo, where the clouds are moving out of the area this morning. satellite showing a lot of rainfall, but not here in the bay area, it is out toward southern california. for us, the cloud cover in the south bay and a chance of sprinkle. those clouds are quickly moving out. it is cold. santa rosa right now, 32 degrees, napa 38, oakland, 48. we will talk more about your weekend outlook coming up in a few minutes. 8:32. let's check in with allie, she is standing by watching the roadways. he does not feel like a typical thursday morning. >> no. definitely not a regular morning commute. this is definitely a holiday morning commute. you can see our traffic cameras, also, clear roadways. here is a look at the san mateo bridge. no problems getting to the
peninsula and the richmond bridge toll plaza. you can see the sun streaming in at an angle here as people make their way over to marin county. no problems to tell you about there. 280 in san jose, normally we see that shot up to 80 north and southbound and the bottom is highway 85. overall, things are looking pretty good. i am glad we are zooming in because i want to show the caltrain breeds. they are back on their regular weekend schedule today. however, if you are making some of your new year's plans, they will be offering free rides from 8:00 p.m. until the end of service in san francisco will be doing the same thing as well. we are still a few days away from new year's eve, but if you're making plans, something to consider. highway 24 in lafayette, sunny skies there through lafayette and it is a nice drive all the way to the calicut tunnel and beyond. happening today, a group of mothers who took over a vacant home in west oakland all due in court today. sarah is in the newsroom to discuss all of the twist and turns leading up to this
morning's hearing for those women. >> reporter: there are a lot of them. the battle between the moms and the real estate company continues over this health. today, they will be in court for an eviction hearing. this comes after the owner of the property, wedgwood, a real estate investment company, serve them and eviction notice december 23rd. the women did not leave without a claim of possession. the court scheduled a hearing, expected at 9:00 this morning. here is some background. the working moms moved into the empty house with their kids in november. they said no one lived there for years and they needed a place to stay. wedgwood bought the house in july and evicted them. now, they are heading to court and facing eviction orders. this has been stressful for both sides, especially during the holidays. we spoke to one of the moms on christmas eve about their holiday plans. >> i want my children to know exactly what is going on, because it affects them directly. we do have a christmas tree,
and we are going to enjoy christmas here. >> the attorney representing the women says the oakland community land trust offered to buy the home and rent it to them. the attorney says the real estate company won't negotiate with them. a spokesperson with the company says this is a straight forward case of illegal entry and illegal occupation. wedgwood asked the james washington, former nfl super bowl champion to help. he is the founder of nonprofit shelter 37. washington said he will partner with wedgwood to fix the house and provide job training to at risk kids in oakland. all of that is on hold right now. >> our company has purchased this property to upgrade the property to make it better, to beautify the community and we are kind of limited because of the process of what has taken place here in oakland. >> the women want supporters to show up at the house on magnolia street at 9:00 a.mthe
expected to start. in the newsroom, sara zendehnam ktvu fox 2 news. the man accused of killing the quarterback's brother is in court this morning. michael mosley is being held on a $5 million bond for attempted homicide. this these are pictures as he was taken into custody yesterday. mosley made unwanted advances who was a friend last weekend. a fight broke out, and mostly stabbed the victim and another man to death and won't get a third person. cj bedford will remain with his family in tennessee indefinitely. the funeral is set for saturday. a suspect in southern california is due in court tomorrow. he is accused of starting 10 wildfires that burned in an area along the shore of a reservoir. the fires were set between late september and november. he is accused of leaking into the reservoirs foothills by hiking in the back of a private property. the fiprotected sensitive spie firefighters are trying to
figure out the circumstances of a visitors death this week. i marin county fire captain said that victim was killed by debris late tuesday afternoon in a hillside trail area of the park. a tree fell, hit some other trees, causing a lot of debris to tumble down on a victim. another person was taken to the hospital with a non-light life- threatening injuries. the political debate continues as to whether the impeachment of president trump will help or hurt his reelection prospects. >> we are seeing on various fronts that this is actually potentially benefiting republicans heading into 2020, at least in the short term. >> political analysts point out the impeachment also galvanized democrats to help cities around the country. >> there are times in our lives where we have to speak up and we have to take some action. >> the impeachment process itself is on hold congress returns from holiday break, that will be january 7th. the united states was again
leading to peace talks with the taliban, despite the taliban claiming response ability for the bombing that killed 33-year- old sergeant, michael global of new jersey earlier in the week. his body was returned here to the u.s. from afghanistan yesterday. he was the 20th american soldier killed in combat in afghanistan this year. u.s. defense secretary says despite the casualty, the u.s. will never allow afghanistan to become a safe haven for terrorists. right now, there are 13,000 u.s. troops stationed in afghanistan. the pentagon is looking at the possibility of reducing that to 9000 before next christmas. 8:38, let's get you out the door. it is not your typical commute traffic, allie, but still some on the roads. >> as we get closer to 9:00, folks that did have to go to work today, i think everyone is either we where they need to be or taken the day off. >> resting a little in the
traffic, good news for anyone who has to hit the road right now. starting with a saturday, you can see traffic here. no problems, just minor slowing in some spots. no major issues here. here is what i want in san francisco before the 80 split. the camera is flickering and little bit. no traffic troubles here as well. upgrade in fremont, traffic looks good on 680. we should mention 680 through north of here toward dublin pleasanton is good as well. here is the golden gate bridge. i wanted to show this picture to show you how nice and sunny outside. it is cold, don't let this picture deceive you. >> it looks so mild out there. it is a bit deceiving with lots of sunshine in the bay area. definitely, a reminder it is still december here and called in the bay area. keep that in mind for today for your thursday. lots of sunshine in the forecast, but not much in the way of rain clouds and a slight chance of a sprinkle in the short term for this morning. sometime this afternoon, which is on track to reach the 50s.
about 52 or 57 degrees. look at this satellite radar showing you this on the green down in southern california. for us, clouds in the bay area. we have been tracking clouds and portions of the south bay. earlier this morning, i guess a slight chance and a sprinkle over the next hour or so down toward san jose, morgan hill, and gilroy. it is clear it is chile, santa rosa 32, oakland, 48 degrees. livermore, 43. the wind speeds were really a factor last night. currently, those winds have backed off. either calm, or five miles per hour right now. sfo, wind at five miles per hour. today, we are thinking around 10 to maybe 20 miles per hour. here is a camera looking out toward sfo. you can see the clear skies above. in fact, we actually got some cloud cover. those clouds steadily working their way to the south.
that will lead to a mostly sunny afternoon. 9:00, temperatures 40 to 50 degrees. by 4:00, 52 to 57 point class this morning, clear skies into the afternoon hours and a quick look ahead at your five-day forecast. temperatures, a chilly start tomorrow morning. the weekend starts off dry, but we could be checking a few more showers as we head toward sunday. take you, mark. taking money out of your retirement account to pay down college debt. coming up, one idea one republican senators are says could help millions of americans struggling with student loans and why some financial experts say maybe not a good idea. a man says he's been overcharged by the government for years. they are suing the u.s. bureau of land management for millions of dollars.
expectations a federal trade will be opening soon. all-time closing high and 11 straight days. we see the dow jones has it on the plus side. almost 1/4 of 1% is up. the nasdaq is up by more than one half of 1%. >> organizers of the burning man festival are suing the federal government. black rock city is the none profit group that organizes the counterculture festival north of reno in the desert. the group is suing to recover millions of dollars they said the bureau of land management has overcharged. organizers say they have been paying nearly $3 million a year, they say they have been asking the bureau for justification of the cost for years with no response. they resulted to filing the lawsuit as a way to get that information point kentucky senator, rand paul,
has too many americans are struggling to pay down college debt, that is why he is introducing the helper act. is a bill to let people withdraw a little over $5000 every year to reduce their college loan. senator pauls is letting people reduce debt now creates opportunities to save more in the future. critics say the idea only helps a certain class of people and financial experts warn a financial retirement account withdrawal can have long-term effects. >> it is best if you leave that money on top and invest it and let it hopefully benefit from some growth. >> it will be a win for people who have a lot of money and could take an extra tax break by investing in their 401 k first and taking it up tax- free. those are people that don't actually struggle with student debt. >> this bill does not encourage savings. we think it would dramatically transform the way colleges are paid for in our country. >> the senator is also
proposing to let parents withdrawal retirement money tax- free to help pay off children's student loans. a child with a supportive two parent could let parents pay off $10,000 a year. with the holidays here, that means traffic is not so bad. a lot of folks are at home. that makes your life a little bit easier there. >> certainly for drivers. those of you that you have to get out on the road, you will have a pretty easy time of it. there is one minor thing to mention at this hour, south bound 680, south of highway 24, there is a stalled vehicle. they have a tow truck on the way to get it out of the way. something to be aware of, if you are heading southbound on 680 from walnut creek into the danville area. a nice clear sky in the distance and clear traffic on the road both north and southbound. same with the san tebridge, no problem to tell you about. moving onto highway 24 in lafayette, traffic is light. you see the tail end of that
bart train going to the left- hand part of the screen. bart is back on their regular schedule today. tomorrow, they will have limited service, not totally limited, but smaller and fewer trains we should say. time now is 8:47. let's check in with mark. a lot of sunshine. a nice little break from the rain. >> you have had quite the day, you anchored the 4:00 so, you've been doing traffic up until now, then you are heading upstairs? >> i am heading upstairs, but it is a lot. an thank you so much. i will take a little curtsy. the adventure continues for you, at least weatherwise today, we are talking lots of sunshine. outside right now, the clouds are moving out and we are expecting mostly sunny skies into the afternoon hours. tomorrow, a cold start, but still a nice cold friday. weekend will start with clouds. we are picking up on sunday. those clouds may produce
showers by sunday afternoon or sunday night. just a chance. coastal areas, keep in mind, if you're headed to the coast, beach hazard statement. waves are up there around 10 to 15 feet and sneaker waves and the possibility of rip currents, also the king tide this week at the golden gate bridge during the 10:00 hour. you will probably notice the inflated water levels this morning into the early portions of the afternoon. look at all of the action down towards southern california. they have the heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, the snow, in fact, the great find at interstate-5 is still close to out towards southern california. heading toward the bay area this morning, right now, still lingering clouds and portions of the south bay. we are pretty cold numbers in sonoma county. freezing in santa rosa, 32 oakland, 45, san jose checking into the upper 40s, 48. here is our live camera once
again. looking out toward san francisco, we've been tracking the clouds all morning long. they are kind of moving h. i will these two are mostly sunny forecast this afternoon. some cloud cover today, temperatures in southlake approaching 32 degrees. lots of sunshine for tomorrow, a few extra clouds by saturday, there is a chance of a shower by sunday. of course, that is an important for class for heading back to the bay area and we will be watching out for the second half of the weekend. here we are today, forecast model showing the clouds primarily focus down towards southern california. we will have more sunshine this afternoon. clear skies tonight will set the stage for a very cold friday morning. for this afternoon, most areas in the 50s, around 53 to 57 degrees, clearing out those clouds. look ahead at your five day, it is pretty quiet the next few days. the cold starts tomorrow morning, probably cloudy skies saturday and we will be tracking that shower chance as we head toward sunday. a grim prognosis for notre dame cathedral in paris. coming up on mornings at 9:00, white church officials said the
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sacramento to time on christmas day to bring some cheer to patients in a burn unit at two area hospitals. >> merry christmas! >> the firefighters saying carol's in the uc burn unit. for the past five years, retired firefighter, joe pick, has become center to spend time with patients in the hospital. >> i lift her spirits up for some people in that unit and they will be in there for a wild. they are not at home with their families. as a retired firefighter, i had many years i was not with my family. so, it seemed like the right thing to do. >> the firefighters don't limit their giving to the holiday season. they contributed more than $1 million to the burn unit at uc davis medical center. a woman in san francisco found her own way to bring some christmas cheer to people living out on the streets. angela chastain prepared 200 lunches for those looking for
hot meals on christmas. standing on the corner of hyde and eddy street, she was offering food to anyone in need and says her reward was simply gratitude. >> that is the only gift i got, that is all i wanted, the smiles. and it is wonderful. that is from me, you got it? merry christmas, and a happy new year! >> there you go, everyone in the spirit. her grandchildren, by the way, helped her hand out some of those treats. coming up on the 9, some lots ago is affecting first, including the new minimum wage law. it has been a difficult year for the golden state warriors and their fans, we will show you how the warriors gifted their fans with not only a big win or the court, but a little help off the court as well. ♪
against the phoenix suns. playing their best basketball this season, they won for the first straight time. there has been a very good houston rockets team on christmas day, every starter in double figures while the head coach, steve kerr says the team was up for the nationally televised game. maybe the biggest game the warriors played this year. >> and the warriors win with a cherry on top an amazing day for a group of lucky fans. 30 children and their families received special invitations to the game. the warriors teamed up with nba cares to host a group from the oakland public education fund and the boys and girls club of disco. the children were treated to a special meal before tip off with a chance to step onto the court and receive present including basketballs and headphones and got to meet some of their favorite warriors rockets fans. >> i already seen steph curry even though he is injured and i'm looking forward to seeing
james prior. >> i see the look in his eyes when i get to meet a player when a player gets them a present, it can be transformational. >> as part of the nba cares initiative, each team hauled held holiday celebrations for deserving children. the annual christmas in the park celebration was last night. >> i want to wish you a merry christmas ♪ >> all held at the plaza at cesar chavez. it was filled with 40 musical and animated exhibits and glittering lights and monster christmas tree, 60 feet tall. dozens of trees decorated by kid from the san jose's cools and community groups and businesses lit up the plaza for the 40th annual holiday festival. for many, christmas in the park is not something they skip during the holidays. christmas in the park, if you
haven't checked it out, will run through january 5, rain or shine. in the new year, disney amusement parks will offer visitors a chance to become a superhero. california adventure opens beginning next summer. it will feature a spiderman experience where visitors canceling webs. others include the kitchen with the antman theme. we are not leaving. we are not going anywhere. >> woo hoo. woo hoo. a group of homeless mothers are backing court two months after taking over a vacant home. why they say they will not go even though the real estate company that owns the house is forcing them out. one year after a police corporal was killed in the valley, we will show you how the town of newman is coming together to remember corporal sink. the death of clayton beth are, what we are learning about the suspect's passed. happy day. a day after the big holiday, a beautiful shot of the golden gate. all of the splendor out there. blue skies to boot and