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a search is about to get underway for a missing alameda man. we are live in san francisco near point lobos. we will tell you why this area is an area of interest, and you will also hear live from the missing man's daughter. and a major makeover for san francisco's mission street. the changes being implemented that could make it more difficult to get around. this and more just ahead on "mornings on 2". 7:00 this monday morning. february 15. i am gasia mikaelian. >> and good morning. i am dave clark.
let's check weather and traffic. steve paulson is working hard. >> well, i don't know. >> hard to try to see how close we are going to get to records, gasia and dave. no doubt about it. it's going be nice. a few high clouds. not a big deal. it won't stop anything. temperatures aloft are very warm. it's windy and warm. beautiful sunrise though. not much of a breeze at the surface. overall though we will be out of the gate here pretty quick. some locations already 60 degrees. santa cruz record is 80. gilroy also 80. that would be one shy of the record 81, 1991. livermore 78. two shy. 80 degrees in 1933. san rafael 77 would be in the mix. san jose a little short. 77. need to hit 80. san francisco 76 would tie. and sfo 75 and oakland's 80 would tie record highs set just one year ago. mostly clear expect the high
clouds. 60 in berkeley. napa airport is 45. mountain view 60. 62 half moon bay. 60 in san francisco. some areas that are above, maybe above 500 feet could be really warm already. some 60s for a few. 50s for others. pretty big spread on some of these temps. but the breeze, it's turning. i mean, it was north of fairfield, north at santa rosa. oakland he is' breeze turned offshore to a little on shore. we are set the stage for warm day. way above normal on the temps. stronger in the higher elevations. 70 to near 80 degrees. all right, sal. you mentioned last time a little more traffic than maybe you originally thought? >> yeah. >> still okay? >> i think a lot of people are getting on the road early perhaps to do fun things instead of going to work. we will see. let's take a look at the commute. traffic is moving along pretty well around the bay area. there is still not a crowd. but just see a lot of people out there. this look at the commute here
on 880 north and southbound in front of the oakland coliseum, the traffic does look fine. and if you are driving in san jose, there is not much of a commute, although there are people out there. the freeways are not too crowded. 7:02. a search is on for a missing man from alameda who owes more than $100 million in a federal lawsuit. ktvu fox 2's janine de la vega is live there. >> reporter: yeah, they just started arriving. family and friends are expecting at least maybe 15 people. they are going to be searching lands and park behind me. they also want to search areas of the presidio and look for cameras in that area to see if anybody has spotted him. 73-year-old john beck was last seen by his family last tuesday when he was dropped off in downtown oakland for a meeting. he never showed up to that meeting, but his loved ones found an instagram photo of him on the coastal trail near
land's end. that was taken the day he disappeared. that's why relatives are focused on that area. john beck's daughter just showed up here. let me ask you, what is your plan today? i know you're obviously emotional. this has been difficult. >> yeah. >> reporter: tell me about the plan today and what you're hoping. >> yeah. we're gonna search the land's end area. we are going to search to baker beach. he was seen on the coastal trail. there was an instagram photo. we have a whole team of people searching on instagram. so someone found the photo and we're gonna search all around that area. >> reporter: you know, you had told me that he had done a google search of this area. >> yeah. >> reporter: any idea why he suddenly disappeared? >> we don't know. obviously, he was under some stress. but we are hopeful because of the instagram photo. i am so sorry. we had done the google search
and had looked on his google history and saw that his search showed it. he was an army brat. he grew up partially in presidio in this area. we were naturally gravitating here in our search. then instagram not owe finding kind of confirmed that this was an area that he was last seen. >> reporter: okay. i have to mention, a lot of people, the speculation because of the legal troubles he had. the federal trade commission sued him and he owes $113 million. you say you don't believe that he was sort of at a breaking point? >> no. >> reporter: you don't think that had anything to do with it? >> we don't know. obviously, it's a factor. it's not the only factor. he had lots of love in his life. he has lots of people that care so much for him. he has four grand-kids. he is the best grandfather ever. my dad was a good dad. he is an amazing grandfather. and he just -- there is just --
he had put plans to play pickleball this weekend with his pickleball people and he had plans to see my sister who is overseas. so he had upcoming plans. >> reporter: i know you filed a missing persons case with alameda. >> yeah. >> reporter: and there is also plans to bring out dogs? >> yes. we are looking right now. we have calls out to a lot of people of bloodhounds who do searches. we brought some of his clothing today. they are apparently helpful with a lot of missing persons search. it would be nice to see some dogs, too. so we think that that will be -- that's something that could really help. >> reporter: thank you so much for speaking to us. i know this must be incredibly difficult four. >> thank you so much for getting the word out about my dad. >> reporter: okay. and we have shown pictures of 73-year-old john beck, again
missing almost a week. somebody from the search party is going to be waiting here near land's end park just off of the great high, if anybody wants to help and volunteer. there will be somebody staying here and giving information through the day. back to you. >> janine, thank you. time is now 7:07. a memorial service has been announced for richmond police officer augustine gus vegas. he is the off-duty officer shot and killed last week during a domestic dispute at his home in vallejo. it will take place at the richmond memorial auditorium at 403 civic center plaza. it begins at 10:00 in the morning. he was a 15 year veteran with the police force and a respected member of his community. police have arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the shooting. he is the father of one of las vegas' grandchildren. police have set up a gofundme account to help raise money for
las vegas' family. dna evidence helped connect a san ramon man to a brutal gang rape on the uc sant barbara carmelo anthony two years ago. they arrested 21-year-old daniel jang chen. he has been charged are rape, false imprisonment and battery. investigators only linked chen to the crime after they took a dna sample from him after a drug arrest last month. chen was a student at usb from 2012 two 2013. no other arrests have been made in the case. investigators or working to find out what caused a fire that damaged two homes over the weekend. it happened saturday night on fulton street near the university of san francisco. an 11-year-old boy was hurt while trying to escape. more than a dozen people were forced to leave. at one point firefighters say 50 people were forced out of their homes, and these are pictures of the fire and the smoke as it lit up the night sky.
the redwood red cross stepped in to help. big changes are coming to san francisco's mission street. transit officials are transforming a two and a half mile stretch of the street from 11th street to randall street. they are trying to improve traffic flow and increase pedestrian safety. the most noticeable difference will be in the southbound direction where one of the two traffic lanes will be transformed into a bus-only lane. required right turns and left turn restrictions will also be implemented in both directions. now, as part of this project the sfmda also removed 13 muni stops it considered ineffective on saturday. the painting of the red transit-only lane will start next week. officials in santa clara county are looking for ways to prevent suicide. four palo alto teenagers took their lives over the past two years. county leaders are partnering with the centers for disease control and will spend the next
two weeks on a local study on suicidele behavior among young people. >> tu wigs expected to go up during the school year beginning in the fall of next year. the cost of university of california and cal state university classes have not gone up for five years. before that both school systems had tripled tuition and mandatory fees since 2001. now university leaders are talking about tying the tuition hikes to the cost of living. the state's legislative analyst has been recommending that for years. there is also a new study by the "san francisco chronicle" that raises questions about how fairly california students are being treated at the uc berkeley professional schools. traditionally, california students pay less than out of state students to go to the state schools. but the newspaper's reporting the university has raised prices for state residents a lot
faster than for students who are not residents. they say the price difference now is just 3%. and "the chronicle" says a number of californians at the business school and law schools have been dropping, at the same time more non-residents are enrolling. uc berkeley scientists have released an android app that adds your phone to a worldwide quake detection network. it's called the my shake app. seismologists say once enough people sign up they can use the information as part of an earthquake warning system. they say the app works best for larger earthquakes when your phone is lying on a flat surface. >> all smartphones have an accelerometer, which allows the phone to sense motion whether you are walking, whether you are running. the orientation of the screen. we use that data to be able to detect earthquakes. >> researchers say ground sourced quake alerts could be effective in development
countries. an iphone version of the app is coming soon. there are reports that missles hit a children's hospital in a town in northern syria today killing at least 10 people. witnesses say at least five missles hit the hospital, a school and or bipeddings -- buildings in the town. there are reports of an attack supported by doctors without borders and seven patients were killed. a popular tourist spot the scheme of a double homicide over the weekend. the investigation into that shooting at san francisco twin sneaks the supreme court justices will go back to work. an unexpected death over the weekend. up next, how the death of justice antonin scalia is triggering a political war in washington, d.c. good morning. we are looking at holiday light conditions. if you look at any of these freeways, you will notice it's not a typical monday as you drive out there. still people out there. we will tell you more about the traffic on this president's
welcome back to "mornings on 2". time is 7:14. flowers in front of the supreme court. this flag flown at half-staff on capitol hill. it's part of the nation's remembrance of supreme court justice antonin scalia. he died over the weekend on a remote texas ranch. >> justice scalia's sudden death has touched off a political bat until washington over who will replace him. >> doug luzader live in washington in front of the supreme court with the latest. doug. >> reporter: dave and gasia, good morning. you can probably just make out -- (technical difficulty) not open today because it is a holiday. when the justices get back to work though, there will be a vacant seat on the court. we just don't know how long it's going to take to fill that vacancy. a hearse carries the body of justice antonin scalia before a
plane was to take him back to virginia. scalia's death has been a shock. mourners leaving candles, flowers and cards at the steps of the supreme court with questions now about what will happen next:i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities. >> reporter: president obama has promise it had to appoint a replacement in what would be the third selection for the court, leaving a lasting imprint. that requires approve from the gop-controlled senate where republicans say they will not sign off during a presidential election year. >> the person who wins that is going to have the right to replace justice scalia, whether a democrat or republican. >> reporter: and all of this has caused more consternation on the campaign trail. >> we are not moving forward until after this election. >> i believe that the next president should fill this vacancy. >> reporter: republicans lining up behind the delay. democrats argue with the president and the senate should move forward. >> president makes the appointment.
senate confirms. let's get on with that business. >> reporter: the court, meantime, will continue to function, but with just eight justices, ties could leave important decisions in limbo where they would revert to lower court rulings ranging from immigration, abortion rights, and obamacare. but again it looks like the president is going to go forward with a nomination. it's just not clear if the senate is going to take it up. it doesn't look like that's going to happen. as far as who the president would consider, remember the president has been through this twice now. so presumably the white house has a pretty decent short list to work with. a short list of potential replacements for justice scalia. back to you guys. >> doug luzader in snowy washington, d.c. thank you, doug. meantime, california attorney general pamela harris is among several people whose names are being floated as potential supreme court nominees. she is right now running for the u.s. senate seat of retiring
senator barbara boxer. harris previously served two terms as san francisco's district attorney. among the other possibles of supreme court nominees are two federal appeals court judges from california. now, nguyen would be the asian if approved. wattford served as a clerk for justice ruth baiter ginsberg. loretta lynch may also be on the list. the u.s. senate returns from its recess next week. 7:18. holiday light traffic. sal castaneda makes up for the two weeks of crazy traffic we had leading up to and including the super bowl right? >> seems like a distant memory, right? we were getting on the bart train and getting over there. >> yes. >> today everything is on holiday or sunday schedule with the transit system. let's take a look at some of these pictures here. you can see traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving in the south bay or pretty much anywhere. can you see the traffic is going
to be light. i want to mention that we can also look at rest of the south bay via our map system and you can see there is not a lot of red. usually by this time we do. but it's monday. presidents' day. >> this is the bay bridge toll plaza and it is light. so if you do have to get into san francisco, it looks good. there is our spider. we haven't seen boris for a bit. he is climbing up there. he is doing work. he is not working. i mean, he is not taking the holiday. all right. 7:19. let's go to steve. well, there was a big bird perched there last week. looks like he is scared. >> lukes like one of boris' children. >> could be. thank you. we have pretty calm conditions. huer elevations are breezy to windy. at the surface on the mild side. there was fog towards the valley, but not here. temperatures are starting off a few 40s, but there is a lot of 50s to even 60 degrees. our own brian flores, b-flo sup
prize from twin peaks. yes. very nice. and house of yen. good morning. it's down right balmy in los gatos. it was 60 at 6:15 this morning. happy warm monday. that's what it's going to be. close to record santa cruz. 80 degrees. gilroy 80. livermore 78. all in the mix. at least close. others probably closer, including san rafael 77. that would be one off. san jose 76. four shy. probably not there. napa at 80. the record's 81. 1943. san francisco 76. that would tie 76 1930. sfo 75 and oakland's 80 would tie a record set just one year ago. up and over she goes. high pressure sends everything to the north. napa's airport 45 yet livermore's 55. berkeley is 58. 62 half moon bay. 60 mountain view and san jose. warm readings. san rafael 71 as well. east bay temps 50s or 60s. a couple low 50s.
in the higher elevations it's in the mid 60s for some. north at 10. oakland airport bouncing between an offshore and on shore. santa rosa all morning long. 56 at monterey and around lake tahoe 30s. ip klein village 34. south lake tahoe 27. tahoe city in the 30s al as we. a few high clouds. the only fly in the ointment high pressure winds today and tomorrow. then we will see changes. today warm to hot. 80 degrees this time of year is hot. a big change on wednesday into thursday as this system approaches and, yes, it looks like it will make it. now, we will probably lose a little oomph. by wednesday we will cloud it up. increasing clouds rolling in on wednesday. wednesday or early thursday, another wave that comes in early thursday as well. at least a change here in our pattern. it won't be a week of record
highs. just today and tomorrow. records near 80 for some. breeze out of the north and that equals 70s to 80s. clearlake, santalina, santa rosa, close for vacaville, sonoma as well. anitoch. again a lot of these are breeze-driven. i mean, downtown oakland is 79 degrees. 80 for gilroy. 80 for santa cruz. 78 cupertino. beautiful on the coast. upper 70s. menlo park, redwood city in there as well. tomorrow the same. rain comes in late wednesday, thursday. so that's good. that will drive those temperatures way down after today. >> it won't be too warm for gasia to run? >> could be a little toasty, right? >> you know what? i am outside as much as possible these days. when that rain comes back -- >> and it will. >> i won't be complaining. you have to soak it up. >> i like that attitude. >> okay. >> there you go. >> thank you. time is 7:22. bart trying to reduce overcrowding. the unusual solution that's getting mixed reviews from some
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as smoke and flames started to rise. everyone got off the stage. no major injuries to report. this incident is being viewed as an embarrassment for the government trying to promote india. pope francis held mass outside mexico city for hundreds of thousands of people in an area known for drug cartel violence. this is part of the pope's five-day visit to mexico. he condemned the drug trade and the violence that goes with it, calling drug money the taste of pain. pope francis will visit the u.s. - mexican border the middle of this week. he will drawing attention to the plight of immigrants that goodwill industries says your valentine's day heartbreak could bring happiness to someone else. people who are still mad at their exes they are encouraging
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7:30. we are live at the top of twin peaks in san francisco. you can see the sun is out. also there is one police vehicle from the san francisco police department. investigators are on the scene here after two people were shot and killed at twin peaks. a popular tourist spot. the shooting happened over the weekend. a lot of people are very nervous and upset as a result.
ktvu's brian flores is going to bring us the latest. and what police are telling the public. the public is not at risk. it is coming up on 7:31. i am gasia mikaelian. >> i've dave clark. we are talking about your weather today. i think you'll like it. steve paulson has the forecast. >> unless you want rain. >> which we do. >> maybe later this week, yeah. gasia, dave, if you like sunshine and warm temps. today's your day. be glad you are not back northeast with it's 30, 40 below. we have mostly clear skies. a few high clouds. that breeze is predominantly north or northeast. beautiful weather for the coast, bay, and inland. khloe up in clearlake. mostly clear. a west-southwest breeze there as we await sunrise. napa, infrastructure, sfo, oakland, you could throw a lot
more in the mix. i mean, maybe a baker's dozen after everything is said and done today. good breeze highers elevations. 40s, 50s, 60s. some locations warm. others on the cool side. a lot of 40s side. palo alto, los altos, pacifica, half moon bay, san carlos 55. some it's warm. west though north, east, southeast, south, north it's variable. not that strong at the surface. big system out here. it's on its way, but not until late wednesday and thursday. near 80 for some. that breeze out of the north or at least northeast. these are way above normal on the temps. 70s to near 80. sal, everything okay? >> yeah, things are okay, as a matter of fact. we don't have a lot going on when it comes to the commute. some people i know do have to go to work. most people don't. let's take a look at what we have now with getting into san francisco, which is where most people are, you know, this is
the busiest commute in bar and traffic is looking good. also interstate 880 moving along very well. there are no major problems. bart and muni on a saturday schedule. ac france it's on a sunset. caltrain a modified schedule. we are looking at the south bay where all the freeways are doing well. 7:33. back to the desk. >> thank you. san francisco police are busy investigating a double homicide at a spot that's really popular with tourists and bay area israel. ktvu fox 2's brian flores at twin peaks right now. the police want to hear from anyone who was in that area early yesterday, brian? >> reporter: they do, dave. good morning to you. and they are hoping that someone does come forward in regards this case. i just got off the phone with san francisco police just minutes ago. no new updates in terms of this investigation. they are asking for anyone who was here possibly around sunday early morning to come forward if they saw anything. plus are not saying much about
exactly what happened here, but only providing bare bones details. the shooting took place after 2 a.m. sunday. police responded to reports of gunfire here at the twin peaks lookout. when they arrived three men had been shot. a 20-year-old was pronounced dead here. a 20-year-old rushed today hospital where he later died. an 18-year-old remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. the shooter is another man and he quickly left the area after the shooting. police did not release any more details of a possible getaway car or suspect description. visitors were shocked it happened here. >> i find it all very shocking that it doesn't seem -- doesn't it seem like crime like that happens in dark little corners somewhere where there isn't anybody? so that makes you feel compromised in anything could happen at any time. >> reporter: a few surveillance here on twin peaks. we understand police will gather that footage in the hopes of piecing together what happened
and get more information on who this shooter is. police are urging the public, if they were here in the early morning hours of sunday, to come forward. the other thing is that there are other crimes that happened here on twin peaks, according to the police crime report. there are a couple of car break inns that happened within the past three days. back to you. time now 7:35. san francisco investigators also checking surveillance video from the golden gate bridge after two people were hit by blow darts. here's a photo of one of those darts. both victims say they were hit as they walked across the golden gate bridge. the first said the dart hit his thigh, penetrated his skin one to two inches. as police were talking to him, a second victim walked up and said she had been hit by a dart in the kneecap. both were treated right there at the scene. investigators say the darts
probably came from a car traveling northbound in the lane next to the pedestrian sidewalk. san jose police are investigating a crash where they found a man shot to death behind the wheel. the driver hit a pole near pioneer high school before 4:00 yesterday morning. while police are not naming the man, the "mercury news" spoke to neighbors who say he is was an older man who went by the name d.c. at in point the circumstances are unclear. well, the debate over short-term rentals in the east bay town of danville, that's about to heat up. the town council will meet this week to consider ban on all rentals of less than 30 days. some of the residents say their neighbors have built large additions to their homes so they can rent them out on airbnb, and they say that attracts undesirable people to the area. it also causes traffic and parking problems. now, those who oppose the ban say this is all being overblown and there are only 15 airbnb rentals in the town of 16,000 homes. hackers have hit one of the
largest hospitals in los angeles. they are demanding a $3 million ransom to unlock patient records. the cyber attack happened at hollywood presbyterian hospital. the fbi and los angeles police are working to catch whoever did it. records are unavailable because the computers are shut down. hospital workers say that patient care isn't being compromised, but it is causing delays, including in the emergency room. that has some patients and families upset. >> i am kind of actually surprised that they wouldn't, you know, tell us when we were coming in that there might be a delay because of the situation. >> a cybersecurity expert says the imaginers may have chosen a hospital as a target because its security wasn't very good. he knows of six other businesses that have had their record systems hacked and held or ransom. in each case, the businesses paid up. it is bitterly cold in the northeast. it's setting records out there this holiday weekend. and now many cities are getting ready for up to three inches of
new snow today. you saw snowing in washington, d.c. in boston, temperatures dipped to 9 below zero breaking an 81-year-old record. and in hartford, connecticut temperatures dipped as low as minus 40. 4-0 degrees. temperatures are expected to increase starting tomorrow. well, a ski tram got into a jam at a new hampshire ski resort. look at this. 48 people on that two-car tram. they were on it when it came to an unexpected stop between the top and bottom of cannon mountain. people who were on there say they could feel the tram cars swinging, so they knew there was a problem. the resort operators couldn't get the tram running again, so they had the passengers rappel down cables to get back to the ground. no one was hurt, but the tram is not expected to be running again until later this week. with the two-stroke lead headed to the final round of the at&t pebble breach pro a.m., phil mickelson was the favorite to win, but it was a player
chosen as an alternate who took on the prize. vaughn taylor proved he was the guy to beat. it came to a playoff between mickelson and taylor. they were separated by 1 stroke. taylor took home one and one quarter million dollars. that is 15,000 than he made in the last three years combined. exciting moments during last night's nba all-star game in toronto. the focus from the start was on him. kobe bryant playing in his 18th and final all-star game. now, the crowd chanted his name as he walked onto the court. warriors star steph curry said it was an honor to play in the same game with kobe. >> kobe means, you know, something to everybody individually. basketball fans, including us as players. you have a lot of different thoughts about what he means to the game and how he inspired you, myself growing up.
>> it wasn't all about kobe. steph curry was amazing. he had 6 three-pointers. wound up with 26 points. and the west beat the east. an incredible store. 196 to 173. the west scored the most points by any team in all-star game history. time now is 7:40 a new york woman wants it offer her services of following people all day long from a distance. maybe sounds a little creepy, right? at 8:00 hear how many people have taken her up on that offer so far. more standing room, but at the expense of riders' confident. it's meant to ease overcrowding. we are looking at a commute where there is not overcrowding right now on any of the roads or public transit because it's a holiday. most people not going to work. there are people out there. we will give you a look at the roads coming up. severe clear and getting warm. in fact, warm fast for some. it's a day of record highs. we will take a look at some of
time is 743. close to $1 billion worth of liquid meth was discovered in australia. authorities say it was hidden in imported boxes of silicone bra inserts and art supplies. four people were arrested in sydney last month for allegedly importing the drugs from china. >> we are here to laud the joint operation that has resulted in the largest seizure of liquid methamphetamine in australia's history. this is also one of the largest drug seizures in our country's history. >> all four of the suspects are hong kong nationals. each of them faces life in prison if convicted.
time now 7:43. new york senator charles schumer wants president obama to reconsider cutting almost $300 million from counterterrorism programs nationwide. senator schumer, a democrat from new york, says the proposed cuts are ill advised and must be reversed. president obama's new budget plan would cut the urban area security initiative from $600 million to $330 million. senator schumer says the funding is needed to keep counter terrorism programs operating, especially in new york city. on about presidents' day holiday you schhave no problem getting a seat on bart. on any other morning, you know trains are black. clad yeah wong shows us a pilot program making the trains more comfortable. >> reporter: they are helping more people fit on board while the new train cars are being completed. the system and the passengers
need that space. ridership averages 450,000 trips on the system. many days often exceed that, especially when there are big events like the super bowl. that's when they call it crush load conditions. bart does have 775 new cars coming, but they won't get here until 2017. so here is what they want to do if the interim. take a look at this diagram. this is a bart train. what they're going to do is take out these seats right here. there are seven double seats. they are going to put single seats instead in that place to allow for more standing room and more hand holds up there so people can squeeze on board. 0 of bart's 669 cars are going to be retrofitted. seven of those are already in service. so this is a pilot program. they want to know if it's working. there is a survey online for passengers to fill out. i think a lot of it depends on if you want more places to sit or if you like to stand, et cetera. again, this is all just part of a bigger plan.
bart has already dedicated more repair and maintenance funds to put more trains in service and they have added some more cars during peak times to try to make this ride a little bit better while we wait tore these new train cars. >> it reminds me of when you are staging a home to sell. take out a third of the furniture. room is the same. >> yeah. really, it's a band-aid. 2017 feels a long way away when you are shoved into train and there is no room. >> right. >> and you are stuck and there is not much you can do. >> all been there. thank you. how's this for special this valentine's day? this time of year high school senior in utah gave every girl at his school a flower for valentine's day. >> hayden godfrey saved up to buy 800 carnations for the girls at high school. he didn't it because he didn't want any of the girls to feel left out on valentine's day.
by the way, he says he has a girlfriend and she's okay with that. >> of course she is. what a sweetheart she is with. you know who else is? sal castaneda, you name the one reporter in our newsroom who every year has given a flower to every lady in the newsroom. >> tom. >> yes. >> gentleman. >> yes. reminds me that, you know that gentleman who gave the flower to all the ladies at the high school? >> yes? 800 flowers. about $450. sounds like a math problem to me. >> it does. >> doesn't it though? good morning. trying to bring school into it. let's take a look at what we have. we don't have a lot going on when it comes to a typical commute. people are out there and there are people driving places, but it's not a big crowd at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you have to go to work, you don't have to deal with the hassle of a crowded commute. it looks good. also looking at the commute moving along to another live picture, the san mateo bridge. looks good. and look at the clear weather heading out to the high-rise.
can you see all the way over to foster city. san mateo and also highway 101 in santa clara county, those freeways are doing well. so a light commute right now if you are going to work. 7:47. let's go to steve. >> all right. sal, thank you, sir. for some it's getting very warm. paul says the airport says 45, but 12 miles north of town it's 58 on highway 29. believe me. you don't have to go far to find a big difference in temps. if you are getting a breeze, probably way up there. i didn't know levi's stadium was moved to the end of the tarmac at san jose. >> looks like it's right there. >> i think -- when did they put that so close? that's just an illusion. >> much cooler. clouds and rain. really? yeah. that's late wednesday. late wednesday. and then thursday. santa cruz is 80. that would fall just short. close. 82 is the record in 1916.
how about that? gilroy 80. old record 81 in 1991. livermore. 78. 2 shy of 80 in 1933. other records. san rafael. san jose 76. the record is 80 in 1930. napa 80. one shy, 81, 1943. san francisco 77. that would tie 1930 on this date. sfo and oakland 75 and 80. one year ago they would tie. one year ago. you'd think a year later we'd have a different pattern. no, we don't. 40s and 50s. 45 at the napa airport. that was at 7 a.m. these are 45 minutes old now. 50s to 61 half moon bay. mountain view 60s as well. 56 morgan hill. scots valley 58. saratoga 61. san jose state 57. these are pretty warm lows already. north at 10. oakland airport had a northeast. now it's westerly. north at santa rosa, been north
all morning long. 56 ukiah. 45 sacramento. a little bit of fog in the valley. sacramento, stockton and modesto are looking for record warms. incline village 35. south lake tahoe 27. reno 37. up she goes over high pressure. so warm today, tomorrow. then the high will get bumped out of here, thank goodness. it will not be a week-long event like last week where it was warm and we gradually cooled off. big drop in the terms on wednesday with the rain moving into the picture right there on this system, which will probably slow down a little bit. they usually do after a ridge of pressure. suffice to say, after today and tomorrow we will start to look for changes on wednesday. that will not start to roll in here until late wednesday night. but we'll see clouds rolling in. there you go. now i think those come in a little bit later. i think it's a little soon. we will continue that rain into thursday and much cooler temps. so at least some rain on the way. steady and warm. record highs. near 80 for some. breeze out of the north for most. kind of breezy to windy in the
higher elevations. not too bad at the surface. 70s to 80s. clearlake 81 degrees. 79 downtown oakland. 78 livermore. pleasanton 79. 80 gilroy. santa cruz is in there. 78 santa clara. 70s on the coast, in the city. upper 70s to 80 on the peninsula. today and tomorrow record-setting territory. clouding up late wednesday into thursday. looks better after friday as we go into the weekend. thank goodness. >> okay. >> saturday's a big day. >> china new year parade. >> we will be in it. >> absolutely. >> thank you, steve. time is 7:51. kanye west says he needs some money. he claims he is millions of dollars in debt. up next, the local ceo he is asking to help him out with some of his millions. first, a look at some of the closures in effect this presidents' day holiday. all federal, state, county, and city offices are closed today. mail will not be delivered. libraries and schools are also closed. >> and if you need to get around, bart and muni operating
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zuckerberg, invest $1 billion into kanye west ideas. now, this came after kanye debuted his new album the life of pablo, as well as a new fashion line. there are estimates kanye's net worth is worth more than $100 million. the grammy awards are tonight. kendrick lamar leads the pack with 11 grammy nominations, taylor swift and the weekend with seven each. swift and lamb are going head to head for album and song of the year. >> it could either way. if i were placing bets, i would give it to taylor because it's a more conventional album. >> laguardia is set -- lady gaga is set to give a performance. grammy producers say they hope the show is the greatest live music concert on the planet. 7:55. chinese new year celebrations continue around the bay area. it is the year of the monkey, known for being smart, clever,
but also mischievous. crews have been busy putting together elaborate floats ahead of saturday's big chinese new year parade. they are using truckloads of lumber and glitter and paint to build 20 floats. on saturday, stephanie wong of millbrae was crowned this year's miss chinatown u.s.a. coming up this morning on "the 9", miss chinatown 2015 will take us through the famous neighborhood and give us her unique performance. you can watch this year's chinese new year parade right here on ktvu channel 2 two, fox 2. our live coverage saturday the 6 p.m. the owner of a 7-eleven store is on a lucky streak. in the past two months, he sold not one, but two winning powerball tickets at his store on central avenue. the winning tickets didn't hit the jackpot, but they did match five of the six winning numbers. that means an $800,000 payout to the store for each of those
tickets. >> good for him. >> yeah. all right. time is 7:56. what bill murray did and why he now has it to pay up. an apple product recall affecting thousands of the company's mac books. details at 8:00. good morning. we are looking at a bridge commute here and so far so good here as you are driving approaching san francisco on the bay bridge and all the way across. it's already warm for some and it's only going to get warmer. a lot of record highs are possible not only in the bay area, but statewide. we're cruising in for a warm day.
we're live in san francisco where a search is happening right now for a missing man from alameda. he owed millions of dollars. we will tell you about a new clue in this case that led search he is out here. plus, a memorial is now set for a beloved richmond police officer killed in his home last week. the details are coming up as "mornings on 2" continues. this is ktvu "mornings on 2". >> good morning. thank you for joining us. monday, february 15. i am dave clark. >> good morning on this presidents' day holiday. i am gasia mikaelian. getting around should be easy if you are outside. it should be great, right, steve? , i would agree. pretty nice. it's getting warm fast, you guys. gasia, dave, yeah, a lot of sunshine. looking good for some. i know it's february and it's a
little too warm, but today and tomorrow look to be near record-setting territory. my good friend bob bore zone thought i was in maui, not danville. overnight low of 60 degrees and currently 74. that's west dan daville. i agree. bob, how was that lobster dinner you made for your lovely wife carol for valentine's day last night? see, when you post things on facebook, then everybody can see it. thank you, bob. all right. cool to mild. there are some 40s. 50s to 60s. mostly clear. a few high clouds. no big deal. hot in february. hot in february. yes. hot in february. hot february nights. well, the nights aren't so hot, but they are pretty warm. 40s and 50s to 60s. oakland airport is already 62. half moon bay in there as well. north bay temps. take your pick on the coast. this system will bring us rain,
but not until late wednesday and thursday. today sunshine and warm temps. near 80 for some. there is a little breeze. high elevations a breeze or wind. 70s to near 80 degrees. all right. sal, 8:01. you have had your feet up on the desk a little bit today. >> he everything you post on facebook people can see? >> got to change something, right? >> really. good morning, everyone. you you're right, steve. we haven't had a lot of traffic today. it's not a work day for most people. for some, but not most. let's go out and see what we have now. you can see traffic is moving along okay as you drive into san francisco. no major problems there. and if you are driving across the san mateo bridge, the same thing goes. beautiful clear weather, too. you can see all the way out. that means the flights will not be delayed by weather at san francisco international airport. if you are driving in san jose, we see people out there, but it's not very crowded in the santa clara valley. 8:02. back to the desk. the search is underway for
an alameda man who has been missing nearly a week now. >> now, this particular manos more than $100 million in a court case. ktvu fox 2's janine de la vega is in san francisco where he was last seen. >> reporter: john beck's daughter and friends took off about 30 minutes ago here in the land's end park area. they have been walking the trails. i want it he show you this view here. this is near the scutaro baths. now, beck googled this area the day before he disappeared. family members tracked down this instagram photo which they say shows him wearing his floppy hat and walking along the coastal trails. the picture was taken tuesday, the day he disappeared. the photo prompted the family to search the trials looking for any sign of beck. they contacted the man who took
the grammy picture. he said homeless people may have seen him, too. beck disappeared before being dropped off in downtown oakland for a meeting last week and he never showed up to that meeting and this instagram photo is giving the family hope. >> it's the first like real lead we have gotten for him. it felt like this is something -- that's my dad. and it's just -- i recognized his posture. i could see that it was him. >> reporter: there has been speculation that beck may have been on the run because he does owe $113 million. he was sued by the federal trade commission for a get rich real estate scheme. the case in the appeals process has been going on for four years, and the family says there was no indication he felt hopeless. his daughter does not suspect foul play. they are not sure if he just reached a breaking point. they are extremely worried. they say he had little money on him and has not used his credit
cards or cell phone since he disappeared. a police report has been filed in alameda on this case. back out here live, the family feels all they can do at this point right now is just start passing out flyers. they were doing this right now along the trails and they are also looking in to seeing if they could privately fund getting some search and rescue dogs. so that's where this case is right now. they are in touch with police. whenever they get new information, they are calling it in to police. gasia, dave. >> very difficult. janine de la vega. thank you. time is 8:05. a memorial service has been announced for richmond police officer augustine gus vegas. he is the off-duty officer killed last week in vallejo. the memorial service takes place friday at 403 civic center plaza. the service is open to the public. it will begin at 10:00 in the morning. vegas was a 15-year veteran with the police force in richmond and a well respected
member of his community. police arrested a 30-year-old man in connection of the shooting. he is the father of one of vegas' grandchildren. police set up a gofundme account to help support vegas' family. more than 15,000 has been donated so far. 8:05. dna evidence was used to help connect a san ramon man to a gang rain on the uc santa barbara campus two years ago. university police came to the bay area last week. they arrested 21-year-old daniel jang chen. he is charged with rape, false imprisonment, and battery. the alleged attack happened in 2014, but investigators were only able to link chen to the crime after they took a dna sample from him after a drug arrest in alameda county last month. chen was a student at ucsb from 2012 to 2013. no other arrests have been made in that case. investigators in san francisco are working to find out what caused a fire that damaged two homes over the weekend. the fire happened saturday night on fulton street near the
university of san francisco. an 11-year-old boy was injured trying to escape. a disease people were forced to leave. at one point firefighters say 50 people were displaced by the fire. the red cross stepped in to help. it took crews more than an hour to get this massive fire under control. our time is 8:07. a new android app. it adds your phone to a worldwide earthquake detection network. the my shake app, this can detect quake vibrations and send the information to the usgs for analysis. seismologists can say once enough people sign up for it, they can use that information as part of a quake warning system. they say the app works best for bigger quakes when your phone is laying on a flat surface. >> all smartphones have an accelerometer, which allows the phone to sense motion, whether you are walking, whether you running. the orientation of the screen. we use that data to be able to
detect earthquakes. >> now, researchers say crowd sourced quake alerts could be the most effective in developing countries where government seismic networks are scarce. we showed you bill murray clowning around at the pebble pro-am tournament last week. something he did off camera is going to cost him. he is accused of grabbing phones from two people who were trying to take photos of him at a restaurant in carmel and throwing the phones off the roof. this reportedly happened at a party thrown by justin timberlake. representatives for murray said, yes, he did that. he has agreed to pay for the phones. all right. our time is 8:08. a san francisco double homicide, it is still a mystery this morning. at 8:30 what investigators know about the case that occurred in a popular tourist area. next right after the death of a u.s. supreme court justice the search is on for antonin
scalia replacement. which california politician is being named as a possible candidate? we are looking at a commute where traffic today is not much because a lot of people have the day off. if you are going to work, you're going to have a nice drive to work. we will tell you more about that coming up. temperatures will be near record-setting territory today. it's getting warm really quick here. we will take a look at those and see what's in store the rest of the week.
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time is 8:12. the unexpected death of justice antonin scalia could be a political war if washington as to who will be replacing him. >> it's going to be big. as doug luzader reports, it comes as the nation remembers a member of the court who almost single handedly reshaped the court. >> reporter: the u.s. supreme court returns to work next week. one seat will be empty with the passing of justice scalia. the question is, for how long? a hearse in texas carries the body of justice antonin scalia before a plane was to take him back to virginia. his death was a shock. mourners leaving flowers and cards at the steps of the supreme court can questions now about what will happen next. >> i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities. >> reporter: president obama has promised to appoint a replacement in what would be his third selection for the court, leaving a lasting imprint.
but that requires approval from the gop controlled senate, where republicans say they will not sign off during a presidential election year. >> and the person who wins that is going to have the right to replace justice scalia, whether a embarcadero d or republican. >> reporter: this has caused consternation on the campaign trail. >> we are not moving on the supreme court nominee until after the election. >> i believe that the next president should fill this vacancy. >> reporter: republicans lining up behind the delay. democrats argue with the president and senate saying they should move forward. >> the president makes the appointment. senate confirms. >> reporter: the court, meantime, will continue to function, but with just eight justices, ties could leave important decisions in limbo where they would refer to lower court rulings ranging from immigration, to political power and abortion rights and obamacare. now, the president could decide to simply kir couple vent grease and unilaterally do a recess
appointment, putting someone on the bench temporarily. it doesn't look like that's going to happen. if the patient did that, republicans would howl. doug luzader, fox news. california attorney general kamala harris is among the names of nominees. she is running for a senate seat. the bay area native previously served two terms as san francisco's district attorney. among the other potential nominees are two federal appeals court judges from california. jacqueline nguyen and paul wattford. loretta lynch may also be on the list. the senate returns from their recess next week. time is 8:14. sal is back watching our commute, if we have one on this presidents' day. >> i mean, there is a commute. just very light. some people do have to go to work. we went to work, right, dave?
>> yeah, we did. >> a lot of people don't. so we are going to look the a some of these pictures for you and show you what's going on. as a matter of fact, almost everything that i see, light traffic. i also have the computers here. this is a look at the richmond bridge, which normally does have slow traffic on it at this time on a normal monday. but today it doesn't. marin county traffic also very light. we are looking at the bay bridge as well. westbound if you have to get into the city, you won't see any slow traffic crossing that bridge. and in the south bay we have had, looking at some good conditions here on the freeways. no major problems as you drive through. also looking good on the san mateo and on the dumbarton bridges crossing. 8:15. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. well, nice day to be on the bay already. why not? warm. record setting warm here. the valley. even southern california near 90 degrees. just -- it's february, right? i mean, it's not -- is it may or
what? let. our ship is coming in. our bottom of the and it's going to be a warm one. i mean, there is a little bit of an offshore breeze, but it's been so warm. how warm has it been? phillips said happy birthday, mr. president. thank you, marilyn. don't think the cherry blossoms in d.c. that's not daly city, but d.c., look like napa. things are going bonkers. blooming. can you blame them. george in el cerrito. 67 at 2 a.m. eight days in a row of 70 degrees or higher. the low is 58. that's really warm for february. santa cruz 80 is the forecast. the record's 82. 1916. so it will be close. gilroy is 80. the record is 81. not that long ago. 1991. livermore is 78. old record's 80 in 1933. there are others. the two that stand out really are sfo75 and oakland 80 because that would tie records going back one year. san francisco 76 would tie 1930
on this date. san rafael 77 would be 1 shy. 78. san jose a little short. i think you 77. i went 80 is the record 1930. napa close. 80. the old record 81 in 1943. mostly sunny. a few high clouds. 40s, 50s, and 60s. mountain view is already 63 oakland airport at 62. san jose 61. east bay temps mid 60s for some already. black hawk, that oaks at 64. danville one observation at 59. others are already 60s to 70s. any breeze is warm. these are warm this time of the morning and year around lake tahoe. tahoe city 34. truckee, south lake tahoe 48. reno is 40 degrees already. we will have to wait for the next system. that will be here late wednesday into thursday. it will probably weaken. it likes it will make it for rain and cooler temps as we head into midweek and then into
thursday and friday. sunny and warm though today. near 80 for tomorrow. breezy out of the north. higher elevations can be down right windy. probably coming off the caldecott. there is a good breeze in this kind of barn. 81 in clearlake. 80 for gilroy. also santa cruz. it will be close for others. saratoga 79. santa clara 78. beautiful on the coast. temperatures up and down looking well above average into tuesday. changes big time wednesday into thursday and friday. then we'll level it off for the weekend. >> well, you were looking ahead to march? >> well, there is signs maybe of coming in like a lion. we'll see. >> more wet? >> nervous when you look out that far. there are some hints of pretty good rain coming in around the first, second of march. >> see, gasia? >> all right. >> so different than the past four years. >> my gosh. no kidding. 8:18. kanye west, he is asking facebook founder mark
zuckerberg, give me some money. get me out of debt. kanye quote tweeted out he is $53 million in debt and said mark zuckerberg, invest $1 billion into kanye west ideas. this came after kanye debuted his new album as well as a new fashion line. here is mark zuckerberg. kanye, by the way, is estimated to be worth more than $100 million. >> problem with me is i'm rich, uh-huh. >> this is video of kanye's new collection called yeezee season 3. the models had to follow a specialist of don'ts, including no whispering, no smiling, no eye contact, do not look at the camera, no slow movements, no fast movements, do not act casual, do not be cool, and don't break the rules. and that's just some of the don'ts. one extra in the show says the models on stage were wearing
kanye's designs, the extras standing around the stages wore thrift store clothing. all wasn't strange for kanye. jay z's music streaming service climbed to number one. that's because kanye west fans can only stream his new album on tidal? "sports illustrated" has featured a plus-size model on the cover of the magazine. ashley graham wears a size 16. it featured round arrousesy and haley clausen. here is what graham had to say after she learned the news. >> i am so -- i am shaking. i am so honored. >> she went on to post a picture of the cover on instagram saying, quote, this is cover is for every woman who feels she
wasn't beautiful enough because of her size. this is the first time in 52 years "sports illustrated" has done three different covers. >> she is absolutely beautiful. >> yeah, she is. all right. time is 8:20. you may see something different on bart trains. at 8:30 what they're testing out to reduce congestion and overcrowding inside bart cars. also, why you see and california state students should brace for tuition increases and how soon they could take effect.
welcome back to "mornings on 2". it's 8:23. tuition for california's two public university systems expected to go up during the school year starting fall of next year. tuitions at the university of california and cal state university has not gone up for five years. before that, both school systems had tripled tuition and mandatory fees since 2001. well, now university leaders are considering tying tuition hikes to the cost of living. also, there is a new study by the "san francisco chronicle" raising questions about whether california students are being treated fairly at the uc berkeley professionals schools. traditionally, california students at state schools pay less than out of state students. the newspaper reports the university has raised price force state residents faster than for students who are not residents. they say that price difference now is just 3%. and "the chronicle" says a number of californians at the
business and law schools has gone now. more non residents are enrolling. apple is recalling some charge cables. they say it's with mac book charge cables sold between march and june last year. a limited number of the cables may charge intermittently or not at all. they have the words designed by apple in california, assembled in china on them. that phrase is not followed by a serial number. people who registered their mac books with apple will automatically be sent new cables free of charge. anyone else can request a replacement online. apple is now more than 11 million streaming music users. apple launched apple music last year. subscribers pay about $10 a month for the service. apple is catching up to its rival, spotify, which has about 20 million paid subscribers. there are signs that yahoo may be selling for a sale of tumbler. they bought it in a $1.1 billion deal in 2013, but growth in
revenue have been disappointing. a representative for tumbler tells beside insider the blogging service will separate from yahoo. that could be a signal that yahoo may be selling the site. the number of identity theft victims keeps growing and the way the thieves are working is changing. there is a new i.d. fraud study showing there are now more than 13 people who are victims of i.d. theft. up 3% from 2014. thieves have to adjust how they work since companies are issuing those smart chip emv credit cards. instead of stealing a credit card and using it, now they are stealing personal information, including names, addresses, social security numbers, and they are creating new accounts using that information. okay. some say this sounds a little creep. but you decide. a new york city artist is offering if follow people around the city, observing them from a distance. >> i don't want another relationship. i just want to have a
relationship with somebody that i never have to talk to. >> professor lauren mccarthy's app is follower. people can sign up to have her spend time watching them from a distance as they go about their day. at the end she sends a single surveillance photo of their day. she told the site that this is performance art, not a startup. she says in january she followed 15 people. right now follower is only available in new york though, dave. >> a little creepy. yeah. kind of strange. time is 8:27. two people walking across the golden gate bridge hit with long metal darts. look at this. next, what investigators are doing find out who is responsible. and we are live in san francisco where police are investigating a double homicide at a popular tourist spot. the latest on this investigation over the break. a commute where it's not very crowded because a lot of people have the day off. if you do have to go to work
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8:30. welcome back it to "mornings on 2". >> yeah, let's check weather and traffic. i bet you don't need a sweater today? >> no. >> i don't think so. steve. >> i don't think so at all. it's going to be pretty warm. gasia and dave, i mean, here we go. you always do this to me. it's okay. it's all right. its a good day to be on the bay. why not? it's going to be very warm here. >> they are pulling for you. >> very good. thank you. i was blank there for a second.
i like that. record highs. record highs coming in today. warm records. tomorrow again. changes show. cooler, clouds and rain late into thursday and maybe even into friday. enjoy the nice weather today and tomorrow because it is going to change. 50s and 60s. 63 half moon bay. mountain view 63. there is going to be some temps that are already pushing some upper 60s already. so not going to take long. pacifica 62. i mean, 58 atherton. we are jumping out of the gate really fast and we are some front runners to a warm pattern. i heard from jenny in pleasanton. she says really breezy and warm. already 60 degrees. livermore airport has an east wind at 10. that will do it. san jose has a west. our system will be here. not for a couple days, but it will give us some rain. today it's all about sunshine. high pressure is large and in charge and that means upper 70s and 80 degrees for some. beautiful day. sal, everything okay still?
>> yeah, things are okay. mine, it's been light. most people don't have to work. some people do. but if you could have to go to work, i am going to show you something that might make you a little happier about that. let's take a look at some of these pictures. the traffic is moving along very nicely getting up to san jose. downtown san jose. also looking at the east bay. we have had just very nice commutes on 580, 680, 680 through concord, all the commutes are light. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it also has been have he light. so the only thing we have to worry about really is some unexpected thing happening. so far, so good. 83:27. back to the desk. two people are dead after a shooting at a popular san francisco tourist spot. early yesterday -- police are hoping for help from the public in identifying the gunman. >> ktvu fox 2's brian flores is there at twin peaks. police don't think there is a lingering danger out there right now, do they? >> reporter: they don't, dave. we will talk about that in a
moment. but in the meantime, police are asking if people were here around the weekend to step forward. this is known for spectacular views of san francisco. over the weekend it was a scene of a deadly shooting. now, police are not saying much about the shooting. only providing some minor details. from what we understand this shooting took place after 2 a.m. on sunday. police responded here to reports of gunfire at the twin peaks look out. they found three men had been shot. a 20-year-old pro dunessed dead here. a 22-year-old rushed to a hospital where he later died. an 18-year-old remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. we understand the shooter is another man and that he quickly left the area after the shooting. police did not release any details of a possible getaway car or suspect description, but visitors we spoke with were shocked that it happened here. >> you know, it happened. you know what i mean? you can't stop it from happenings. if it's gonna happen, it's
gonna happen. >> i find it shocking that, you know, doesn't it seem like crime like that happens in dark little corners somewhere where there isn't anybody? so that makes you feel compromised in that anything could happen at any time. >> reporter: now, the latest from police is that they believe the victims were targeted in this case. there is not the belief at this point that the public is any danger. that being said, they urge visitors and locals alike to be vigilant and be aware of their surroundings. as we take it back out here live, the other thing that police hope could shed light to this case are the surveillance cameras that are posted near the antennas. if you are familiar with this area of twin peaks. people are urging people if they saw or heard anything, obviously, to come forward in this case. we will work to get more information from police as well in my next report here in our 8:00 hour. back to you. >> thank you. down south where san jose police are investigating a crash where they found a man shot to death behind the wheel. a driver hit a pole before
4:00 yesterday morning. while police are not naming the victim, the "mercury news" spoke to neighbors who said he went by the name d.c. no arrests have been made. he might have been shot by someone driving in another car. at this point circumstances are not clear. 8:34. investigators checking surveillance video from the golden gate bridge after a startling attack. two people hit by blow darts. here is a photo of one of those darts. take a look. both victims say they were hit as we walked across the bridge. the chp says the first person said the dart hit his thigh, penetrated his skin about two inches. as police were talking to him in the vista point parking lot, a second victim walked up, said she had been hit by a dart in the kneecap. both were treated at the scene. investigators say the dart probably came from a car heading northbound in the lane next to the pedestrian sidewalk. hackers have hit one of the largest hospitals in los angeles. they are demanding a $3 million ransom to up lock patient records. the cyber attack happened at
hollywood presbyterian hospital. the fbi and los angeles police are working to catch the criminals. records have been unavailable because the out computers are shut down. hospital workers say that patient care isn't compromised but it is causing delays, including in the emergency room. and that has some patients and their families upset. >> i'm kind of actually surprised that they wouldn't, you know, tell us this when we were coming in, that there might be a delay because of the situation. >> a cybersecurity expert says the hackers may have chosen a hospital as a target because its security wasn't very good. he knows of six other businesses that have had their record systems attacked and held for ransom. 8:36a debate over short- term rentals in danville is about to heat up. the town council will consider a ban on all rentals of less than 30 days. some residents say their neighbors have built big additions to their homes so they can rent them out ona b&b. they say that attracts undesirable people to the area.
it also causes traffic and parking problems. those who oppose the ban say the issue is being overblown. well, there is a warning this morning for pet owners. more dogs and cats are being eaten by mountain lions in california. here is a new report by the department of fish and wildlife. it says the attacks are happening more often. officials looked at what more than 100 mountain lions consumed. more than half had eaten cats or dogs or other house pets. pet owners, you're advised, keep your sats indoors. keep your dogs on leashes. especially in open space and parks. close to $1 billion worth of liquid meth was discovered in australia. authorities say it was hidden in imported boxes of silicone bra inserts and art supplies. four people were arrested in sydney last month for allegedly importing the drugs from china. >> we are here to laud the joint operation that has resulted in the largest seizure of liquid methamphetamine in australia's history. this is also one of the largest
drug seizures in our country's history. >> all four of the suspects are hong kong nationals. each of them faces life in prison if convicted. time is 8:37. new york senator charles schumer pushing president obama to reconsider cutting almost $300 million from counter terrorism programs. senator schumer, who is a democrat from new york, says the proposed cuts are ill advised and must be reversed. the president's new budget plan would cut the urban area security initiative from 600 million to 330 million. senator schumer says that funding is needed to keep counter terrorism programs operating, especially in new york city. this coming saturday republican voters in south carolina and democratic voters in nevada head to the polls for the primary elections. because of that, the presidental candidates are doubling down in both of those states. republicans still recovering from a raucous debate saturday night where donald trump and jeb bush went head to head again and again and again. bush later said he was happy
with his performance. trump complained that the audience, which booed him several times, was stacked with bush supporters. the democratic candidates come append over the weekend. >> i want you to understand that i am running for president because i believe with all my heart that our nation can be just as filled with opportunity for my granddaughter, and yours, as it ever was for any of us. >> how are we going to pay for this proposal to make public colleges and universities tuition free? i will tell you how. we are going to impose a tax on wall street speculation. >> democrats and republicans switched states after saturday. nevada's republican caucus is february 23rd. south carolina democrats head to the polls for their primary february 27. the cold weather in the northeast setting records this
holiday weekend. now many cities bracing for up to 3 inches of new snow today. in boston, temperatures fell to 9 below zero. that broke an 81-year-old record. in hartford, connecticut temperatures dipped to minus 40 degrees. temperatures are expected to increase starting tomorrow. and it was really cold on a ski tram that got stuck at a new hampshire ski resort. 48 people were on board this two-car tram when it suddenly stopped between the top and the bottom of cannon mountain. people on board say they could feel the tram cars swinging, so they knew there was a problem. the resort operators couldn't get the tram running again, so the passengers had to rappel down the cables to get back to the ground. no one was hurt, but that tram, by the way, is not expected to be running again until later this week. michigan's governor is asking the government for more medicaid coverage for people in flint. in a statement released just yesterday, rick snyder says
about 15,000 more people would benefit if the request is approved. the governor says the state would help by lining up doctors and behavioral health specialists. the down has been dealing with lead contaminants anything in its -- in their water. an owner of a 7-eleven store in fremont, he sold not one, but not two winning powerball tickets at his store on central avenue. the winning tickets didn't hit the jackpot, but they still matched five of the six winning numbers, meaning an $800,000 payout to store for each of those tickets. chinese new year's celebrations continue this week across the bay area and the weurl. it is the year the monkey, which is known for being smart, clever and mischievous. crews have been putting together floats ahead of the saturday parade in san francisco. they are using lumber, glitter and paint to craft 20 floats.
on saturday, stephanie wong of millbrae was crowned this year's chinatown u.s.a. coming up on "the 9", miss san francisco 2015 will take us through the famous neighborhood. we hope you watch this year's chinese new year parade in person in san francisco or from the ease and comfort of your couch right here on ktvu fox 2. we have live coverage of that parade coming up this saturday, february 20th. the coverage starts at 6 p.m. all right. we are ready. time is 8:42. changes are coming to san francisco's mission. next how the changes will help traffic and what you may notice the most. plus, some changes to bart cars that could leave you without a seat. how you will have a say and how far these changes go. >> good morning. we are looking at a commute in the south bay where traffic is doing very well. this is a look at the golden gate bridge. it changed on me here. well, you know what? that looks good, too. chamber of commerce day. also going be a day where record highs are in jeopardy because
(vo) you can check on them. you can worry about them. you can even choose a car for them. (mom) honey, are you ok? (child) i'm ok. (announcer vo) love. (mom) we're ok. (announcer vo) it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. welcome back to "mornings on 2". it's 8:45. there is a problem right now. developing news. a major outage at comcast cable. i want to show you the live map
from comcast showing you where comcast cable mainly television is out right now. you can see all the red here in the bay area. also look to the right on east coast. the southeast. the chicago area. all affected, comcast. we have been trying to get a comment or statement from comcast. so far, we have not been able to get through. interesting. a lot of people are tweeting the same thing. they say they can't reach comcast customer service. this is brentwood. a power breaking news. . big changes coming to mission street. they are transforming a two and a half mile stretch of mission street from 11th street to randall to improve traffic flow and to increase pedestrian safety. the most noticeable difference will be in the southbound direction. that's where one of the two traffic lanes will be
transformed into a bus-only lane. for right turns and left-turn restrictions, they will also be implemented in both directions. as part of the project, the sfmta took out 13 muni stops it considered inefficient. by the way, the painting of the red transit-only lane starts next week. well, if you are hopping on bart on this presidents' day holiday you should have no problem getting a seat. but a typical monday morning commute can be different with packed trains greeting you at most of the bart stops. bart is building a new fleet of trains, but not until next year. claudine wong is back in the studio to show you a pilot program meant to make the current trains for comfortable. >> reporter: that's right. we are stuck with the current trains for a while. bart is testing out ways to make the best of these old cars. the transit system is moving furniture around. the system and its passengers need the space. the bart ridership has been at
record highs with an average of 450,000 trips on the system every day. when theory vents like the super bowl, that number is higher. they are going to remove those seats. those are double seats right now. they are going to put single seats in so you can have more standing room. they are going to put hand holds for the extra people who will be standing. 20 of bartz's 779 carts will be retrofitted. seven of those are already in service. this is pilot program. they want to know if it's working. there is a survey online for passengers to fill out. this is part of the bigger plan to figure out how to deal with all these extra people while we wait for the new train cars, which will start starting next year. >> encouraging. >> reporter: it is.
you got to do something. it's a band-aid. there is only so much you can do. you can add some. you can move things around. really we are just waiting for the new ones to get here. >> thank you. time is 8:48. sal is back. looks like a really light morning for you, sal? >> it has been. a lot of people do have the day off, dave. even if you don't, you will be driving in traffic that's light not only to work, but home, too. this is a look at the commute. now, unless something goes wrong in the commute, ben all bets are -- then all bets are off, no major problems as you drive through. this is a look at the commute now on interstate 880. i think we have that next. you can see we do have light traffic near the coliseum. if you are driving in livermore, dublin, westbound 580 looks good out to castor valley and hayward. now to steve with the wonderful forecast. >> thank you. good morning, everybody. it's clear out there. maybe a few high clouds. no big deal. it's getting warm.
i mean warm fast. some locations are pushing up fast here. antonio is our future weatherman here in daly city. good morning, steve. currently 65 with a 7-mile-per-hour wind from the east in daly city. my goodness. you don't see that in june, july, or august. but you're going to see it today. records. there will be many. not only in the bay area, but out to the sacramento valley. southern california is going to be checking with near 90-degree temps. santa cruz at 80. that's my temperature. the old record is 82 in 1916. hey, how about that? it will be close. gilroy's 80 would be 1 off the record of 81. 1991. livermore 78. 80 back in 1933. other records. there is too many. connect field needs to hit 79. san rafael 77. san jose 76 is 4 short. napa 80. the old record 81 in 1943.
that looks really good. san francisco 76. probably. that would tie going back to 1930. sfo 75. oakland downtown 80. tying records set one year ago. back to back years of record highs. that's not good. we have lots of sunshine. i doubt there is 49 any more at napa airport. that's a little old. already 63 in san francisco. 64 half moon bay. i mean, it's going to be a very warm day. looking down towards morgan hill and gilroy to santa cruz is 59 already. 64 sar towing. a -- 64 saratoga. i mean, not far way you will find a north or east wind, is what i should say. except for the high clouds, everything goes up and over. high pressure today and tomorrow. at least it's not going to stick and stay. it will get bumped out by a system on its way by wednesday, and the temperatures will plunge wednesday night and also thursday from this system that
i am standing right in front of. it will weaken considerably. it's on tap to bring us rain more in the north to the south. tomorrow we cloud it up. timing is late wednesday. again i usually -- these are a little quick. i think i would lean towards late wednesday, early thursday for this. i think it will slow down a little bit. another system brushes us late thursday into friday. at least we get back into summery. sunny and warm. there are signs, there are signs that maybe early march could come in like a lion. we need it. near 80 for some today. breezy. northerly wind. 80s low for many. upper 70s for others. beautiful at the coast. 70s for -- these are way above average. 15, almost 20 degrees. somewhere we have to balance things out. that will be later in the week. we start the week off with sunshine and warm temps. ends with rain. that's the good news. looks like the weekend will be better. improving not as much in the way of rain. should be okay for saturday. >> strong bursts of rain do you think?
>> yeah, not bad late thursday, friday. >> thank you. 8:57. pope francis held mass outside mexico city for hundreds of thousands of people in an area known for drug violence. this is part of the pope's five-day visit to mexico. he condemned the drug trade and the violence that goes with it, calling drug money wealthy wealth the taste of pain. pope francis will visit the u.s. - mexico border in the middle of the week. he will be talking about immigration. time is 8:53. it was an nba all-star game for the history books. how steph curry just like that helped the west win a record-breaking game. first, we will take a look at some of the closures on this president's day holiday. all federal, state, county, and city offices, they're closed today. no mail will be delivered today. libraries and schools are also closed. if you need to get around today,
welcome back to "mornings on 2". new this morning some big news for you "star wars" fans. the new "star wars" movie is now being filmed. >> ladies and gentlemen, welcome to episode 8. >> see, i wasn't kidding you u it was announced this morning on the official "star wars" youtube page and website. production is underway right now in london. the movie will open in theaters in december of next year. now, the movie deadle pool, it is breaking records at the box office. "deadpool" made $135 million in
its first three days, making it the biggest r-rated opening ever. also the biggest february opening. "kung fu panda 3" came in number two. how to be single is number 3. there was some exciting moments during last night's nba all-star game in toronto. the focus from the start on kobe bryant. playing his 18th and final all-star game. the crowd chanted his name, kobe, as he walked on to the court. warriors star steph curry says it was an honor to play in the game game with kobe. >> kobe means, you know, something to everybody individually. basketball fans, including us as players. so you kind of have a lot of different thoughts about what he means to the game and how he inspired you and myself growing up. >> and then there was steph curry. look at that. steph curry had an amazing game. he knocked down six three-pointers, finished with 26 points. the west beat the east.
an incredible score. almost 200 points. 196-173. the west scored most points by any team in all-star game history. looks like we have a fight on hour hands to name this next supreme court justice. we are going to ask a political expert what's likely to happen and what the fallout will be. we are also talking to some guys who are making non-traditional greeting cards. the kind i might give or mike might give, right? maybe, maybe. and we are also talking about the weather. that's coming up on "the 9".