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anticipation is building with super tuesday just a day away. we will tell you what the political field looks like on this critical day. this is ktvu "mornings on 2". 7:00 on this leap day. >> yes. february 29. i am gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i am dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. steve paulson is over there. >> foggy, foggy. very. maybe rain in the vehicle, guys. let's hope so. february has not been the kindest month for us rain wise. there is some fog out there. not everybody's in on it though. not everybody. some areas that haven't had any. i know north napa and other locations near the coast. lake county february stats. 16 days at 70 degrees or higher. one night of frost and just over 2.5 inches of rain.
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looks like another nectar day in paradise. kathy says no fog in napa. mostly clear. it is cold. a few upper 30s and 40s. once the fog lifts, or no fog at all, a mild to warm day. everything looks good for sunshine. 40s for some fog holding up some of the temps. berkeley at 49. mostly sunny today. tomorrow some clouds. rain's holding off till thursday at the earliest. thick fog this morning. well above average on the temps. possibility of some records today. sal, 7:01. see any improvement, or about the same? >> you know, the fog has improved -- i mean the visibility for drivers has improved a little bit, steve, as you know. >> yep. >> but the traffic is getting slower because it is getting later. . right now we are looking at a commute is that going to be backed up at the toll plaza, as
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it normally is, numbers you are in the carpool lanes. this is a 25-minute delay. mondays usually not a great commute day. sometimes tuesdays are better. or wednesdays. monday everyone's back at it, it seems. this is a look at the commute on -- well, we had a look at oakland. now it's completely fogged in. less go -- [ laughter ] let's go to the maps because i'm going to show you the same area that's fogged in here. the actual traffic looks okay here. 580 is also looking good. 880 south from hayward it to fremont is recovering after earlier problems. still pretty slow. the 7:02. anticipation is building as the nation waits to see what will happen tomorrow. super tuesday. voters in 12 states go to the polls. ktvu's janine de la vega live in san jose. this could have a big impact, janine, on who becomes the presidential nominees? >> reporter: it sure can, gasia. you know, here in san jose democrats just wrapped up their state convention. now all eyes are going to be on
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tuesday, and in some cases really these results can make our break some of the candidates. now, texas is the state with the most delegates. so it really is the biggest prize here. ted cruz really needs to have a strong performance there. he is expected to win because of his strong support among conservatives. if he doesn't, analysts say it could cast serious doubt on his campaign. tuesday could also be a pivotal day for donald trump, who expects to win several key states. he has been fending off controversies from trump university to an endorsement from former clan leader david duke. marco rubio mocked trump, taking personal jabs at him. >> he is taller than me. like 6'2", which is why i don't understand his hands are the size of someone who is five- two. have you seen his hands? they are like this. >> reporter: in the democratic
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race, hillary clinton won south carolina on saturday, which gives her momentum going into tuesday. she's leading several states and has strong support among super delegates. so bernie sanders will need to reel in some big wins in order to stay competitive. sanders may suffer some losses tomorrow, particularly in the south. however, he is remaining positive. if he does well, then it could be a sign for the democrats that clinton doesn't is have it locked up and we'll continue to see a battle between them through the spring. usually by then we have a clear picture of who the two frontrunners will be in the presidential race. >> thank you. hewlett-packard's ceo is criticizing chris christie for throwing his support behind donald trump. whitman had been on christie's campaign team until he dropped out. he said trump is a demi going who plays to our worst fees.
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the san francisco supervisor scott weiner won the endorsement for the district you 11 senate state lit. weiner was congratulated by the lieutenant governor and state attorney general. senate district 11 includes san francisco and the northern part of san mateo county. fellow supervisor jane kim is also campaigning for that seat. currently held by mark leno, who is being termed out of office. time is 7:05. today a preliminary hearing will be held for the she santa clara jail guards accused of beating an inmate to death. the guards have entered not guilty pleas to the charges of murder of assault. the prosecutor is expected to lay out some of the evidence against them in an effort to convince a judge to order a trial. they are on paid leave after posting bail. a 31 woman was arrested for a deadly hit-and-run crash yesterday morning on interstate 80 in pinole. it happened early yesterday morning eastbound near pinole valley road.
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police say after a minor accident out there, a man had pulled over and then got out of his car. that's when police say the suspect's car hit the man and then she took off. the victim was thrown 100 feet off the freeway and into a ravine where he was found dead. an off duty berkeley police officer saw the hit-and-run and followed that suspect's car. >> it was followed by somebody that witnessed the collision. so we were able to catch up to it later on this vacaville and we are detailing the driver right now. >> police say the man who died was a 28-year-old man from martinez. the suspect is identified as carrie cash of oakland. she was booked in jail on a series of charges that include dui, deadly hit-and-run, and driving on a suspended license. some people living in a homeless encampment in san francisco are defying the city's now expired deadline to pack up and move their tents from under the central freeway. there are a few dozen homeless
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people who say they aren't budging. last tuesday the city posted eviction notices along division street and declared that tent city is a public health hazard. scores of other campers have moved out. no word what the city plans to do about the people left in the encampment. 7:07. the city of san francisco taking a closer look at tearing down part of busy interstate 280. last spring mayor lee first floated the idea of removing about a mile of interstate 280 from king street to 16th street in the protrero hill neighborhood. that would relocate the caltrain rail yard to 3rd street. the interstate would converted into a boulevard similar to the removal of the central freeway along octavia street. supporters say the demolition would free up about 30 acres of land in the mission bay neighborhood for development. the examiner reports some neighbors don't like the plan and they booed it during a
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presentation last week. the newspaper says the initial designer at least a year away. new this morning the american student being detained by north korea made his first public appearance. 21-year-old otto warn beer was presented to the media in pyongyang. he apologized for trying to steal a political banner at the hotel where he was staying january 1. he said he wanted to give the banner to a friend's mother. he cried as he asked for forgiveness from the korean people and korean government. no details what punishment he could face and it's unclear he made the statement voluntarily. an hour from now president obama will award the nation's highest military honor to a navy seal who helped rescue an american doctor who was being held hostage in afghanistan. navy senior chief edward buyers took part in the rescue of dr. joseph abducted along with his driver and afghan interpreter in december of 2012. buyers threw himself on top of
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the doctor to protect him from gunfire while at the same time he pinned a taliban guard against the wall with his hand until another seal shot the guard. he will receive the medal of honor today. trying to picture what he did. wow. the latest in a string of recent freeway shootings. in 20 minutes, the search underway for the suspect and the deadly violence this weekend on interstate 80. diversity was the main theme at at the oscars last night. good morning. right now we are looking at a commute that is foggy in many areas. here in the south bay it's not that foggy, but there is slow traffic approaching highway 17 on northbound 280.
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and the oscar goes to "spotlight." >> morgan freeman in what some call an upset. "spotlight" won the best picture award. the best actress award to brie larson for "room." leonardo dicaprio took home an oscar for "the revenant." and the most awards of the night, six all together went to "mad max: fury foad." but the annual salute to the best in hollywood, it had an underlying theme. the lack of diversity in hollywood. >> right. allie rasmus live in oakland. this is the second year that hashtag oscar so white was trending on twitter? >> reporter: that's right, because this shh the second year in a row that only white actors and actresses were nominated in the top four categories. chris rock hosted the academy awards and he took this issue head on, making it the butt of his jokes not just in the
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opening monologue, but through the entire sure. >> is hollywood racist? you are damn right. that's what you are grown accustomed to. hollywood is sorority racist. it's like we like you, rhonda, but you're not a kappa. that's how hollywood is. [ laughter ] >> but things are changing. >> reporter: that joke garnered a lot of applause. there was another joke that fell flat. at one point rock introduced stacey dash, whose last film was 1990s move clueless. he introduced her as the academy's new minority outreach chair. >> ifr cannot wait to help my people out. happy black history month. thank you. >> reporter: now, why was that joke controversial?
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last month dash appeared on the show fox and friends and said black history month and the bet channel shouldn't exist. the response from the joke was awkward at best. we tried to ask people this morning what they thought about the show overall and whether comedian chris rock taking it on was spot on or off course. we have asked 20 people this question, they didn't even watch the oscars. >> i am not interested. i don't really follow movies. that's what it's go, right? >> i am a mother of a toddler. i work all the time. i am too busy to care. >> reporter: now, we did talk to one person off camera early this morning. he said he caught the beginning of the oscars and catched chris rock's monologue. he thought the humor was pretty spot on. he also thought that the stacey dash joke fell flat. he also didn't want to go on camera to talk about this. and we found that a lot of
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people really don't feel comfortable going on camera speaking publicly about this topic. it is sensitive for a lot of people. back to you guys. >> there is a lot of talk at offices and breakfast takes this morning. thank you. emeryville disney pixar studio celebrating a win with inside out. woody and buzz from "toy story" announced the category. inside out is the eighth pixar film to win the award. it was nominated for best original screenplay but lost the spotlight. super team was best animated short but lost to bear story. filmmakers were nominated for best documentary short for last day of freedom. producer corey tongs the picture from the red carpet, the an mid to late afternooned film tess the story of bill babbitt who turned his vietnam veteran brother in for murder hoping he would get the care he needs for ptsd. the film went to a girl in the
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river. time is 7:15. as we go so sal, you are watching the commute. i went to see prince last night. >> you know what? i saw your facebook -- i think it was facebook post about it? >> yeah. >> twitter. one of those. you're all over the place, dave. >> well, you know. >> i want to ask you. >> yes? >> what was the first song he played? >> i would die for you. >> nice. >> very first song. >> nice. incredible. and he praised steph curry right at the beginning. >> he knows his audience. >> he knows his audience. >> smart man. >> it was a great thing for the city of oakland. >> look at you flexing your prince muscles, dave. i am dave clark and i went to see prince. how about you? [ laughter ] >> not like that. >> i'm just giving you grief. >> yes. >> i am actually very jealous. really. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you know what? the traffic is going to be slow as you get up to the macarthur maze. there are no major problems. it's a normal morning.
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if you are driving to work and you don't like fog, you may strongly consider using public transportation and let somebody else take care of getting you there because this morning there is a lot the fog. steve and i have been talking about it the whole time. nimitz freeway slow. southbound 680 backed up past the dublin area. let's go to san jose. 280 stop-and-go traffic into the valley from there all the way up into cupertino. at 7:17. let's bring steve in here. good morning, steve. i have a tweet that you need to pay attention to because you are mentioned in it. >> okay. >> in a good way. we will get right to it. yes, we have a lot of fog out there, but viewers are watching us. can you get to that twitter? who is directing? ken? scott? okay. go for it. you see it. jim is up in san rafael, yacht harbor. he is down in scottsdale. says steve and sal, listening
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to you via the web. 61 scottsdale right now. a great day for baseball. oh, baby. it's time for me to get on my -- i was just in phoenix yesterday. >> yeah. >> so it's -- by the way, if you are heading down there, it's hot. it's about 86 to 90 degrees this week. just so you know. even the locals are saying it's too soon to be this warm. next week rain. antonio, good morning steve, fog cleared. currently 54 in daly city. and some of that fog is moving around. the big news is, as we go from february to march, it sure looks like a wet pattern is trying to establish itself. all the models are in sync of a pattern change. it will start maybe thursday, but more likely friday night into saturday. i just wanted to give you a heads up. there are signs early next week around the 11th looks like a big system. now, we'll see. a lot can happen between now and then. again around the 14th and 15th.
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if this came to fruition, some of these totals for the month of march could be set by the middle of march. you don't want to jump too far out there because the forecast models have a tendency to throw us for a curve if you will. these are the march average rainfall. if everything again marched in as advertised we could approximate surpass this. so we'll see. next seven to ten days look good. today it's about the fog and some of that fog will lift by 9, 10:00. 40s, 50s. some areas are warm. napa 47. novato 40. san jose is in there. ukiah. 19 in truckee. if you don't have the fog, it's cold. if you do, 40s and 50s. this system will give us a few high clouds tomorrow. not a big deal. but everything's pointing towards a ridge of high pressure after about wednesday, starting to break down. fog today. probably tomorrow as well. pattern change starts on thursday. that will be the first of what could be many systems. we will see. it will be mostly cloudy. some rain in the north on
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thursday. more likely late friday into saturday for everybody else. mild to warm. mild lows. many 70s for highs. possible highs because we don't have a long hist are you of february 29 records there. 70s on the temps. low-mid. maybe a few upper. temperatures continue to be on the mild side. they will do that early march. now, these systems coming in do not look cold. they look warm thursday, friday, into the weekend, some of the lows in the upper 50s. >> yeah. >> we are looking for rain. that's the good news. >> okay. i am so glad i tune in you guys early, early because that fog, i have a quick drive to work. it affected my drive even. >> it was dangerous. >> zero visibility through the aldie cot. last night spacex had to cancel their plan minutes before take-off.
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there were problems keeping that fuel cold enough. this is the third delay in the company's plan to put a satellite into orbit and then land the rocket's first stage intact on a sea platform. doing that could cut the cost of space missions. no word when the launch will be rescheduled. 7:21. new information surrounding the fycue clubs kkk members. a question surrounding the tragic killing of a police officer on her first day out on patrol.
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a virginia police officer killed in her first patrol being remembered for her bravery and intelligence. 28-year-old officer ashley guindon was responding to a domestic violence call when she was shot and killed on saturday. two other officers who responded to the call were also shot. they remain in the hospital. guindon had an undergraduate degree in aeronautics and a master's degree in forensic science. she was just sworn in on friday. >> we strive to make our community safer. times we have the enenviable
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traffic of dealing with these people. >> ronald hamilton is charged with the officer's murder. his wife was found shot to death. their 11-year-old son is being cared for by rel cities. a tax plan is needed to maintain federal funding for med cal. the obama administration said it will discontinue certain contributions to med cal unless a tax on managed care organizations is extended to all health insurance companies. enough republicans agreed to the deal for passage after insurance companies signaled they would not raise premiums. the measure includes more than $300 million for services for people with developmental disabilities who lobbied hard for that increase. care providers will get a 7.5% increase in wages and in ben candidates. an eight-year-old girl fighting brain cancer got a chance to wish for anything at all and she chose to pick up trash. the make-a-wish foundation was
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ready to make her dream come through. she asked to clean up a community park in kansas city, missouri. hundreds of people heard her wish and went to work. >> well, it doesn't look nice. another reason is because it can just stay dirty and it can get animals sick. >> i know some kids might want to go to disney world and stuff or meet people. i really feel like it's the right wish. >> amelia says she didn't expect so many people to show up. in all, volunteers gathered at four parks to pick up trash in amelia's honor. 7:26. millions of dollars spent on new electric buses in the city. next why muni's new fleet may be slowing down service for riders.
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729. this is the scene along interstate 80 in pinole. traffic is flowing normally, but there is a lot of concern over what happened over the weekend. another shooting on i-80 has turned deadly. there have been several similar shootings in recent months. alex savidge with more on the search for the killer and why police efforts to calm the public are doing little to calm fears. that and more this monday morning. it is leap day, february 29. i am gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i am dave clark. let's go to steve paulson and talk about your weather. >> fog. >> and fog. >> yeah. there is a lot of it out there.
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>> yeah. >> maybe the end of the week we will be talking about rain. sure looks like it. first system probably not until thursday. more on that in a second. i mention spring training and people come out of the woodwork. tomorrow probably more fog. need to drive to santa rosa today. i would say after 10:00. record set warming. . end of the week rain develops thursday and friday into saturday. i will fine tunes that as we get closer. 70s for many today. a little system here might bring a little bit of rain to the north tomorrow. that would be the first, really i think the one thursday looks a little better than that. it's either cold or very mild and foggy. some areas without any fog under clear skies are rather chilly here. walnut creek 41.
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alamo 47. plaque hawk 45. upper 40s anitoch. 5 lafayette. mostly sunny after that fog burns off the big pattern change later in the week. there will be a system tomorrow. today's all about the fog and then first of many systems that will be mild to warm. the rain begins in the north on you thursday for most. then for everybody to like heading into the weekend. thick morning fog. mild lows. many 70s for highs. 70s on these temps. sal, i mentioned spring training. near 90 degrees wednesday, thursday, friday. next tuesday they might get rain. not this week. >> i see. okay. i love it down there, by the way. >> what's not to like? >> really. exactly. anyway, good morning everyone. we are dealing with your bay area -- i know it's not as exciting as having to walk from salty's to the ballpark down there. let's get to work. let's look at the commute here. if you are driving from the macarthur maze out to the metering lights, it's about a 25-minute delay before you make
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it onto the span. and steve has been saying we have had dense fog in many areas. in fact, some of the cameras that i normally can show you, i am not showing you now, because it's foggy. richmond bridge traffic slow from castro street exit to the toll plaza and then it's sluggish on that span. no problems on the san mateo or dumbarton bridge. a lot of slow traffic this morning from 238 all the way to milpitas. part of it is earlier issues that we had on 880 that have been lead up. 3:72. back to the desk. the chp busy searching for whoever is committing a string of freeway shootings on 880 in the east bay. the latest was saturday. one man is dead. ktvu fox 2's alex savidge here to tell us what police are doing to try to stop the attacks. >> reporter: dave, good morning to you. the chp is dedicating quite a few resource, as you can imagine, to make arrests in this string of shootings that have happened on this stretch of
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freeway. investigators want to point out, and i just spoke with a spokesperson for the chp, and they want to reiterate these have not been random shootings. still we have talked with drivers this morning. you can well imagine many of them quite nervous about what has been taking place in this area over the past few months. there now been, counting the shooting that happened this past weekend, seven shootings along this stretch of interstate 80 between about pinole and berkeley. they have all been car to car shootings that have happened in the middle of lanes as cars were speeding by. and the latest shooting was early saturday morning when someone opened fire on a jeep suv near the hilltop drive exit. the driver was hit several types by gunfire. the car, the suv veered off of the freeway and rolled down a steep hill and investigators say the 40-year-old man who was behind the wheel died at the scene. the chp says this shooting over the weekend, like all of the other recent shootings, was a
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arged attack, possibly the result of an on going gang feud of some kind. i talked though with the drivers this morning. one woman told me she drove right past saturday's crime scene. >> yeah. i'm worried. my sister goes to the valley. i mean, i have kids that drive up and down. you never know what's gonna happen. in the middle of the day, like it's just crazy. it's crazy. and that morning i have to go pick up my sister from a school event that she was doing. so i could have got caught in it if i would have left like five, ten minutes late, you know? it's scary. it scares me. >> reporter: so far there have been no arrests made in connection with any of these recent shootings along interstate 80. they date back to last year. and in speaking with the chp spokesperson, he tells me the real trouble is, in many case, the victims are not cooperating with investigators and also they have had very few witnesses coming forward. very few drivers who have seen
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these shootings take place or seen the get away cars that may have been involved. the stat that i just heard from the chp, as we bring you back out live, is 70 million cars travel through this particular corridor here, this stretch of interstate 870, every year. dave, we had those two innocent bystanders who were involved in these shootings. so, as you can see, a very minimal risk. but still a lot of concern out there. >> we know the chp is working hard on this story. thanks, alex. we will talk to you later. time now 7:35. new this morning santa clara county sheriff's deputies are searching for a driver who crashed his suv into a house early this morning. it happened about 1:30 this morning on park avenue near race street. a deputy, not on patrol, saw an suv driving on the wrong side of the road trying, tried to pull
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the car over. two blocks later the driver crashed his suv into this house. the driver ran away. the deputy stopped the but suit after smelling natural gas at that crash scene. the gas was turned off. no one inside the home was hurt. the only description they have of the driver is that he is a hispanic man. later today the prime suspect in the shooting death of a 23-year-old san jose woman is due in court. he faces murder charges in the death of his girlfriend stacey aguilar. prosecutors say he shot her february 13 after an argument at a party in hayward. a friend of ped rosa faces charges of being an accessory in the case. neither man has entered a plea. new developments in a fight between self-proclaimed ku klux klan members and protesters in anaheim over the weekend. police say several people acted
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in self-defense. several were seen beating, stomping attack the chance men. they say the d. they jumped in their suv and took off and three of the chances men were left behind. then the -- one of those arrested and later released was a 51-year-old man from san francisco. charles donor. now, police say four people were taken to the hospital. investigators say three had been stabbed. one had been stomped. they are all in stable condition. a cal state university professor who went out to the park to observe the rally as part of his research says he found himself
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protecting the klan members, saying he feared for their lives. big crowds expected tomorrow for a decision on the fate of the chabot gun club. they are asking for a ten year extension. regional park managers are recommending that the privately run gun range be given six months and be shut down. they are saying it's causing a lead problem. they are saying it's an excuse to push a hidden agenda against guns. 41,000 people use that range every year, including 6,000 police officer. 7:38. muni spent a lot of money on its new electric buses but there are now reports they are not powerful enough to drive on san francisco's hills. ktvu foxx's brian flores joining us live from san francisco with how this is impacting muni's service. good morning, brian. >> reporter: hi, dave. good morning to you. yeah, the city you paid millions of dollars for these brand new electric buses. the question this morning is whether these buses are meeting
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the agency's and the commuters' expectations. according to the san francisco examiner who broke the story after obtaining the test results for the new buses said that muni knew they didn't have enough power to navigate more than a 10% grade. a concern came from testing the agency's 60-foot long electric buses. when theistsed those buses -- they tested those buses last november, modest grades between 5 and 10% those buses struggled to make it up hills. the article says the buses ask not meet speed requirements on four of the nine tests and at times took the buses twice as long to excel race. muni, on the other hand, tells the paper they decided to use the buses on flatter routes. a spokesperson says that they are performing, the buses rather are performing as expected and the other positive is that they don't break down nearly as much as the older buses. last april muni says that bus breakdowns accounted for more than 40% of delays. so far, back out here live, the
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city has spent $26 million purchasing these new buses. the agency plans on spending more money on hybrid buses and buses specific to climbing hills. we will talk about that in the next hour on "mornings on 2". >> all right. brian flores in san francisco. thank you. time is 7:40. tomorrow night the warriors in action at home hosting the atlanta hawks. everybody still talking about steph curry and the warriors' incredible overtime win at oklahoma city. the thunder led for most of the game on saturday night, but curry could not be stopped. he had 46 points, including 12 three-pointers. that ties an nba record. the final one, of course, came from 32 feet with the game tied and less than a second left in overtime. >> to be able to pull it out was awesome. the effort in the second half was incredible. and we got outrebounded, but we were battling. and obviously, you know, what steph did was, you know, what's the expression from the
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ridiculous to the sublime? >> twitter exploded. >> you know it did. >> the second this happened. the warriors are 53-5. they clinched a playoff spot before their win on saturday. >> i don't think i have ever seen a game like that. 741 itse yadira murillo. hewlett-packard's ceo meg whitman criticizing chris christie. why she accuses christie of political opportunity number. and a day like today happens only once every four years. up next, pam cook comes back to the studio to talk about some of the deals we can get in on this leap day. well, you're going to have to deal with fog. many of you this morning, that's for sure. it looks like a warm day. the pattern changes by the end of the week. more on that.
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time is 7:43. it two beamings in iraq killed 70 people. it happened at an open air market in baghdad yesterday. the first explosion went off in a crowded market in the shiite district of saunders city followed by a suicide bombing in the middle of the crowd that gathered to help victims from the first blast. more than 112 people are in the hospital this morning. isis has claimed responsibility. spring break season starts neck weekend. some travel agent seeing the impact of the zika virus. nwi times says some agents are seeing low ticket prices for destinations like puerto rico. and bookings to areas in the zika zone, they dropped as much as 10%. one survey found a quarter of travel agents have seen younger travelers change their plans to avoid areas where the zika virus is found often because of a pregnancy. a judge is scheduled to
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consider today blossom hill to dismiss a -- considered a defamation lawsuit against bill cosby. cosby's attorneys say dickinson gave different accounts of her interactions with cosby over the years. several women accused cosby of sexual abuse. 7:45. you know what today is? today only comes once every four years. it's february 29 making this a leap year. >> pam cook in the studio with how businesses are using this day to make extra money. >> i don't remember this happening in past leap years. many of the retailers and restaurants are turning the day, february 29th, into an opportunity to drum you business. you are gonna see a lot of price tags i see out there reduced to the sale price of 229. get it?
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229. included be krispy kreme doughnuts. buy a dozen of its signature original glazed doughnuts, dave. i see your face lighting up. >> yes, you do. >> 229 for a dozen. you have to buy one dozen at the regular price of 10-$49. urban outfitters has a section of accessories for $29 or less. the footlocker, best buy and men's warehouse offering leap day coupon codes. if your actual birthday falls on february 29 you are in for freebies. the hard rock and olive garden are offering free meals or desserts. pizza hut is giving leap-lings. it helps us realign our clocks and calendars. that's how we -- it's a very quick and easy, not complicated answer anyway. >> am i the only one who grew up being told that february 29 was like the one day that girls
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could ask boys to go out or girls could ask boys to marry them? >> no. we had sadie hawkins dance, another day of the year. otherwise, it was foreboden. >> really? >> gone are those days. >> right. thank goodness. and happy leap day to you. all right. 7:47. let's bring sal back. we want to know what you see and what you're hearing about our commute. how's it look? >> you know, it's busy. i want to show you some -- >> sal, did your -- >> turn on your microphone. >> here we go. can you hear me now? >> i can hear you now. >> ladies and gentlemen, the lounge is now open. > [ laughter ] >> all right. so we have 80. we have fog. we have a crew set up a little bit farther up, as you can he see. this is 80 approaching the fitzgerald exhibit a little bit farther up in richmond. and you can see it's sunny here, but the traffic is beginning to
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fall down. fall down. slow down. maybe fall down but slow down as you come up towards that very crowded area and head towards the berkeley area. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza there is slow traffic as well. i want to remind you if you are flying in and out of sfo, check with your carrier because we already have some delays reported there at sfo and no doubt that has something to do with the overcast. so check with your airline if you are taking a flight. our observer bill tweety to talks to steve, talks to me, he says there is a crash in fairfield of a pickup truck pulling some sort of a trailer. it is jackknifed and traffic is backing up almost all the way into vacaville. so it is not a good commute there. i also want to mention the nimitz freeway in hayward is slow from 238, which is san leandro, san lorenzo. let's go to new year's eve the lounge is open. that was classic, sal. >> thank you. >> let's get to it.
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fog for some. not for everybody. but most of the questions i'm getting, san jose foggy. foggy fairmont. once that lifts it will be mild. 74, 75 san jose. so it's going to be a mild warm day. once you get that fog to lift. thick from san jose to petaluma. you know even up to santa rosa. cassie in engrenado no fog. sometimes it's a little sun belt where everywhere else is foggy. that's true. i know there are other -- i had a couple of reports, three pictures from hayward. good foggy morning sp. i can't see the end of my street in hayward. it will lift. fog's the big story this morning. it will still be warm this afternoon. clouds roll in tomorrow. there could be light rain to the north. by the end of the week rain develops. that's what we're hoping. to today mostly sunny with mid 70s showing up on the temps. tomorrow's system could give us some rain. maybe mendocino county, lake
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county. i think the thur system is really the first of many as we go from february to march and let's hope so. 40s for some. cold for a few. upper 30s, 40s, mid 50s for others. it just depends. look at that. menlo park, palo alto, los altos at 50. san carlos and san mateo 52. pacifica 52. 19 truckee. 33 reno. 39 arcata. also ukiah and upper 40s for monterey. you can see how mostly sunny but a few high clouds. rubble ever high pressure kind of holds, weaken a little bit on tuesday, and wednesday rebuilds slightly. the first system looks like a pattern change. rain begins in the north on thursday and that will be the first of many warm systems. thick morning fog. mild to warm here. some areas a little bit he colder if you don't have the fog. 70s for many of the highs. because we don't have a lot of data for february 29, could set some record highs today. so loot of these are well above average as you might imagine.
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they will continue to. a lot of mid 70s. cupertino is in there. about the same tomorrow. we will bring in a few more clouds and mostly sunny, partly cloudy sunday. rain begins on thursday and for everybody friday into saturday. >> good. >> yes, indeed. >> bring it back. >> and i mean maybe some very big systems around the 11thth or 12th. >> yes. let's take up for the past three weeks. >> thank you. 7:51. it was the top ig that took front and center stage at the oscars. >> well, i am here at the academy awards. otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> the lack of diversity. how the coast chris rock delivered on all the hype about the lack of drive-thru in hollywood. those cramped flights may be a thing of the past. why it may take an act of congress to get you more leg room.
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time is 7:54. checking on the u.s. stock market, the dow is flat or it is flat. a handful of points up at this point. the story is the same on the nasdaq and s&p. the not too much movement on stocks. 7:54. this afternoon the faculty at cal state east bay will picket. they will draw attention to the stalled contract talks while the chancellor, timothy white, is on the campus. he is visiting all 23csu
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schools, hearing from students and staff. professors, librarians and lecturers may strike in april if they don't have a new contract. if they walk out, it would be a five-day strike beginning april 13. the 26,000 faculty members have been working without a contract since june. uc perkily is sending out a warning after someone broke into the school's computer system which held the financial data of some 80,000 people. at this point there is no evidence that any of the information was stolen but the school has notified potential victims about the breach. the system was hacked sometime in december after christmas. "the chronicle" reports the cyber attack is the third largest breach in the school's history. and snapchat has fallen victim to a phishing scam. an employee in the payroll department sent out an e-mail with the personal information of some 700 current and former snapchat employees to someone pretending to be the chief executive for snapchat. the information includes tax
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forms, social security numbers, wages, and stocks options. anyone affected by the breach is being offered free credit monday it terring and identity theft insurance. 75:00. the shrinking of seat size and leg room on airplanes may be ending soon. but it's going to take an act of congress. new york senator charles schumer says he want to add answer amendment to an faa funding bill to require the faa set standards for seat sizes. senator schumer says seat widths about be 18 inches. the amount of leg room would return to the 1970 average of 35 inches. the current average amount of leg room has dropped to 16.5 inches. i feel it. a lot of passengers support that change, but they are skeptical it can be done without raising airfare. >> i am over six foot. that would be perfect. money-wise, it's not for the airports. i doubt they will comply. >> it's horrible. for someone like me who is six foot, i want to relacks.
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i can't. i am cramped the whole entire fight i paid all this money for. the fares keep going up and i have to sit uncomfortable for two or three hours. >> the airline industry trade organization say government regulations should be limited to seating. not the seat size. senator schumer says if everything goes as planned, this could pass by the end of the march. 7:57. an american college student is now apologizing for being detained in north korea. up next, his first public appearance since his arrest and why he is asking for forgiveness from the government. authorities arrest a woman for a deadly hit-and-run on a bay area freeway. up next how far an off-duty police officer got involved in that investigation. good morning. we are looking at a commute here where traffic is still a little bit slow and the fog is playing a role in the slowdown this morning as we look at a picture of the golden gate bridge. traffic is moderate. well, still some thick fog, as you just saw, ribbons of it. a lot of our cameras are socked
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in. areas are sunny. it's going to be a warm day on this last day of february.
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anticipation is building. voters in a dozen states get ready to go to the polls for super tuesday. the final push by presidential candidates hoping to secure delegates. an suv slams into a home in san jose this morning. now the search is underway for the driver who ran away. "mornings on 2" continues. this is ktvu "mornings on 2". >> good morning. i am dave clark. it's monday, february 29. >> leap day. a nice clear zoom in. let's run over to steve paulson. we have been talking about fog all morning.
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some are seeing a ton of it? others have nothing? >> absolutely. clear or nothing. sal touched on it with a lot of his cameras. some you have to take our word for it when we are looking at the golden gate bridge. looks like it's retreating a little bit. i know there is a lot the stretching from about oakland, alameda down starts of 880 towards san jose. looks like it's beginning to lift a little bit from about petaluma, santa rosa. there is a ribbon of fog there. it should burn off by 9:00. leanne -- where's the fog horn? nice try, guys. oh, okay. leaping into the fog on this monday morning, but that ain't nothing new in the outer -- [ laughter ] but good english is. other than that, allie rasmus, ktvu, thick fog shrouding oakland, alameda estuary.
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thank you, alaska allie. some areas never got below 52 or 53. 40, 41 boulder creek and spots valley. there are chilly readings. i don't think they will last. thick fog. mild. warmed. a few clouds to the north. 70s for many. a possibility of record highs. tomorrow we cloud it up. today after that fog 60s and 70s. fog since 4:00 this morning. it sure has, steve. and we've had people complaining on it, on the twitters, just like you said. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. you can see that the traffic is backed up all the way out to the macarthur maze. this is about a normal delay at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's nothing unusual, but we have had poor visibility. i want to remind you if you are taking a flight -- or picking somebody up or taking a flight out of sfo, there could be delays. you should check with your airline because there are likely to be delays today. also looking at the commute
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here, you can see 880 in oakland, we can't see it. i will show you the map version instead. traffic is going to be slow northbound from about 238 and it's slow past the coliseum. and southbound is slow from about 238 all wait down to fremont. dumbarton and san mateo bridge not doing particularly well this morning into that dense fog. 8:03. back to the desk. we are following developing news in the south bay. ktvu has confirmed some police activity is hearing near los gatos elementary school. the police activity you forced a school to delay its start time this morning. this is where it's happening at lakeside elementary school. that's on black road in the santa cruz mountains south of los gatos. if we can bring in the live pictures, you see the scene. this is where the road is blocked off from parents and others taking children to school. deputies have closed the road at monthvena next to highway 17. the school itself is railways off of 17 on black road
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downhill ways. but parents will not be able to use this road to get there. typically, the campus would open at 8:00 right now and school would start at 8:20. but that is not the case because the santa clara county sheriff's department has confirmed a person with a possible mental illness is asking deputies to shoot him. deputies told to have non lethal weapons at ready. today's school is going to start at 9 a.m. but of course this news comes essentially as parents and others would be bringing their children for the start of school at 8:20. so i'm guessing a lot of people might be caught unaware. the incident itself involving law enforcement and a despondent man is not on campus itself. keep in mind black road near highway 17 is closed until further notice and the start of school at lakeside elementary is being delayed to 9:00 this morning. more information just as soon as we get it. time is 8:04. new this morning santa clara
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county sheriff's deputies searching for a driver who crashed his suv into a house this morning and ran away. it happened about 1:30 this morning on park avenue near race street. a deputy out on patrol saw an suv driving on the wrong side of the road. he tried to pull the car over, but the driver would not stop. two blocks later the driver crashed into this house. the driver ran away. the deputy stopped the pursuit after smelling natural gas at the crash site. the gas was turned off. no one inside the home was hurt. the only description they have of that driver is that he's a hispanic man. a 31-year-old woman was arrest ford a deadly hit-and- run crash yesterday morning on interstate 80 in pinole. it happened early yesterday morning eastbound near pinole valley road. police say after a minor accident a man had pulled over and got the out of his car. that's when police say the suspect's car hit the man and then took off. the victim was knocked 100 feet off the freeway and into a
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ravine. that's where he was found dead. an off-duty berkeley police officer saw the hit-and-run and followed the suspect's car. the driver was eventually arrested in vacaville. police say the man who died was a 28-year-old from martinez. the suspect identified as carrie cash of oakland. she was booked into the martinez jail on a series of charges, including dui, deadly hit-and-run, and driving on a suspended license. time is 8:06. this is the start of what could be an extraordinary week in politics. super tuesday of course is tomorrow and it could go a long way in early ding the nominees for both partiesments doug luzader has the latest on the race to the white house. >> reporter: look at the republican map, there are so many states in play tomorrow and so many delegates at stake that donald trump could walk away with an insurmountable lead. that has made this race very, very personal. >> donald is not going to make
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america great. he is going to make america orange. >> reporter: marco rubio taking a page from donald trump's playbook and going negative. >> he is taller than me. like 62. which is why i don't understand his hands are the size of someone who is 5'2". have you seen his hands? they are like this. >> reporter: trump meantime fending off his latest controversy ranging from legal battles over trump university to an endorsement of sorts from former klan leader david duke which trump disavowed in his words. he also celebrated a big endorsement from alabama senator jeff sessions. >> we need to make america great again. >> [cheers and applause] >> all these people are endorsing me. i tell you. >> reporter: of all the states in play tomorrow, texas may be the real weak spot for trump, which is likely to go to ted cruz. for republicans, the idea of stopping trump through the gop convention this summer may be
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farfetched. >> say he wins every place expect texas. what basis do you get to a contested convention? >> reporter: in the democratic race hillary clinton locked up south carolina on saturday with a big win giving her tremendous momentum heading into tuesday. opposed by the democratic establishment, bernie sanders may suffer more losses tomorrow, particularly in the south. but he sees a comeback. >> we think we are going to do well in minnesota on super tuesday. colorado we are going to do well. oklahoma. vermont. and better in other states than people think. >> reporter: this is the challenge for bernie sanders. these are the states in play for democrats tomorrow. so many of them are concentrated in the south. that's where hillary clinton seems to have a big advantage. it could be a rough day for bernie sanders. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. hewlett-packard's ceo is criticizing chris christie. she had been on his campaign
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team. she said trump is, quote, unfit to be president and a dishonest demagogue who plays to our worst fierce. she calls it an astonishing display of political opportunism. san francisco supervisor scott weiner won an enforcement for the district 11 state senate seat. senate district 11 includes san francisco and the northern part of san mateo county. jane kim is also come pang for that seat. lino is being termed out of office. 8:09. the american student detained by north korea appeared in public for the first time since being arrested last month it 7-year-old otto warmbier was presented to the foreign media today. the university of virginia student apologized for trying to steal a political banner at the hotel where he was staying saying he wanted to give the banner to a friend's mother.
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he also cried as he asked for forgiveness from the korean people and the korean government. >> i understand the severity of my crime and i have no idea what sort of penalty i may face. but i am begging to the korean people and government for my forgiveness. and i am praying to the heavens so that i may be returned home to my family. >> now, at this point there are no details of how he may be punished. it's not clear if warmbier made his statement voluntarily or if he wrote it himself. new information surrounding the five ku klux klan members. the reason investigators say this was an act of self- defense. first diversity or the lack of it was a recurring theme of the oscars awards last fight. the latest from the message that host chris rock tried to deliver, but how strong a point does to make if not that many
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people heard it? good morning. we are looking at a commute that's still very foggy as steve has been telling you. we can see a little more of the eastshore, and it's slow. well, usually by 9:00 a lot of this fog begins to lift. pretty thick. it looks thinner for some. not for all. we will have an update on your last day of february forecast and changes for the first week of march. ( melodic, calm music ) hi this is conor. sorry i missed you. i'm either away from my desk or on another call. please leave a message and i'll get back to you just as soon as i'm available. thank you for patience at this busy time. join princess cruises for stargazing with discovery at sea. book now for savings up to $1,000 per stateroom plus up to $600 free onboard spending money. call your travel consultant or visit princess.com. princess cruises. come back new.
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and the oscar goes to "spotlight." >> [cheers and applause]. >> and that moment had a lot of people surprise the. many consider it an upset. it won best picture. best actress brie larson for "room." leonardo dicaprio finally took home his first oscar and best actor in his role for "the revenant." the most awards of the night, six in all, went to "mad max: fury foad." well, the academy awards are often used to attract a lot of attention to a political cause or some message. >> right. we have seen that over the years. for the second year in a row the lack of racial diversity was front and center. a drop in view are ship again this year? >> reporter: yeah. that definitely seems to be the case. at least from an anecdotal standpoint. our informal survey we have
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done, we have been doing since early this morning. we were asking the question did the humor chris rock used, did it drive home the point about this issue of lack of diversity or did it fall flat? it's a question that's hard to get an answer to because most of the people we talked to this morning said they didn't watch the oscars last night. >> i am a mother of a toddler and i work all the time. personally, i am just too busy to care. >> i am just not interested. i don't really follow movies. that's what it's about, right? >> reporter: yes. movies are what the oscars are about. but last night it was also about the controversy about the issue of racial diversity. for the second year in a row only white actors and actresses were nominated in the top four categories. chris rock made fun of the oscars for this and he certainly received praise for bringing the issue up. praised by commentators and film industry observers. you can see a lot of different
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newspapers and different commentators praising him for this. here is rock joking about had how in 71 of the past 84 oscars awards there were no african-american nominees. >> you got to figure that it happened in the '50s, in the '60s. you know, in the '60s, one of those years. sidney didn't put out a movie. i am sure, i'm sure there was no black nominees some of those years. say '62 or '63, and black people did not protest. why? because we will things to protest at the time. > [ laughter ] >> reporter: now, most of the people we talked to this morning who didn't watch the oscars say they weren't trying to boycott it. they just simply didn't have time or that one gentleman said they weren't interested in movies. keep in mind, through the morning we have probably asked 40 to 45 people whether they had a chance to catch the oscars. of all those part of a metro interstate -- of all those
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people, four watched the oscars and one watched the entire oscars awards. none of them acted to give -- wanted to give their opinions about what chris rock had to say. but the ratings seemed to correspond with what we have found out anecdotally. according to entertainment weekly, the number of people who watched last night was at a seven-year low. >> all right. thank you. time is 8:17. we are following developing news in the south bay. police activity in los gatos has shut down a road and also forced an elementary school to delay the start of school this morning. >> that's right. it's happening near lakeside elementary. our janine de la vega is there. janine, right now essentially 80:00 is when school is supposed to start. i am guessing a lot of people are caught off guard? >> reporter: that's right. apparently, parents have been notified. i put a phone call into this school. right now they are delay the start of school until 9 a.m. no activity you is happening on the campus. it is happening in the neighborhood. let me tell you where this is
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going on. this is near highway 17 and bear creek road. right now they have black road here, near montavena, it is closed off. the chp officer right there, he is not letting any cars in. the only vehicles he is leting in is police vehicles. we hear more sirens in the background. we just saw a big sheriff's department mobile command unit go up the hill. we're about a mile and a half away from this school. what's happening in this neighborhood right now is that there is a man, a sheriff's official said that he possibly may have mental illness. but at about 7:20 or about 7:00 this morning he was -- crashed his car in the neighborhood and neighbors started calling in because he had a knife and he had a gas can. and he seems like he was being threatening in the neighborhood. deputies came up here. we know that at least a dozen deputies are here.
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and at one point we did confirm that this man, who has a knife, was challenging the deputies there to shoot him and they had what they call sage guns. those are less than lethal guns. and they only shoot rubber bullets. we don't know what happened. but take lack at some of this video that we shot just in the past ten minutes. >> [sirens]. >> reporter: it's a very intense scene out here. unfortunately, we can't get close to it because it seems like they are taking a lot of precautions here because this man is armed. we keep seeing patrol car after patrol car go up the hill here. they are letting residents in the area leave. we're trying to find out what has happened, if this has turned into a stand off situation. we will continue to monitor
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this. again in the santa cruz mountains near highway 17 and bear creek road. they just have this street, black road, closed off. nobody is being allowed up because of what's happening. >> all right. gasia -- thank you, janine. time is 8:19. president obama speaking here as he is about to award the medal of honor to navy senior chief edward buyers at the white house. let's the listen in for a moment on his heroic actions. >> just five have been awarded the medal of honor. their names have become legend. norris carrie thornton, murphy monsour, and now a sixth, byers. among the members of the medal hopper society with us we are especially honored by the presence of tomorrow any moreis and mike thornton.
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> [ applause ] >> now, given the nature of that service, there is a lot that we cannot say today. many of the operational details of his mission remain classified. many of his teammates cannot be mentioned, and this as it should be. their success demands secrecy and that secrecy saves lives. there are, however, many distinguished guests we can acknowledge, including members of congress, leaders from across our military, including the navy. in fact, this may be the largest gathering of special ops in the history of the white house. > [ laughter ] >> among them, we have from special operations command general joe votel and vice admiral sean pivas. from joint special operations
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command rear admiral tim semanski. from naval special warfare command rear admiral brian losi and derek walters. for america special operators, this is a little bit of a family reunion, and it's wonderful to have them all here. most of all, we welcome ed's wonderful family. his wife madison, who like so many military spouses has kept their families strong back home while ed has been deployed. their spectacular daughter hannah, who is a competitive figure skater and looks the part. ed likes to jump out of planes with a parachute and when he is not skydiving he is driving his 1976 shovel head harley. when he is not out riding, he is staying in shape with han that, who is apparently his workout partner. it's good when your trainer is
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a navy seal. > [ laughter ] >> we also welcome ed's mom peggy, who i understand had one question when ed told her about this ceremony. do you think i can come? > [ laughter ] >> so sweet. yes, mom, you're allowed to come when your son gets the medal of honor. ed's brothers and sisters are here, as are about 50 cousins from all across the country. and dozens of friends. many who served alongside ed. some who have traveled from around the world to be here today. that's the brotherhood. the depth of loyalty to service and to mission that binds these teams. now, looking back -- >> president obama certainly speak with joy in his heart. clearly at ease talking about the man being honored at the white house.
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edward byers. 36 years old, mr. byers. a navy seal who helped rescue an american doctor kidnapped and held hostage in afghanistan in 2012. hard to picture what he did fully. he threw himself on top of the doctor to protect the doctor from gunfire while pinning a taliban guard against a wall. you just hear a moment ago when the senior chief byers told his family, guess what, i am going to the white house. his mom said, can i come? the president loved that. of course, when your son wins the award, you can definitely come. we will keep watching that in the newsroom the minute the medal of honor is awarded to navy senior chief byers we will bring those pictures to you. 8:24. we will take a break. we will be right back.
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8:27. lets go to sal and check the commute with fog and a big part of our morning? >> that's right. if you are taking a flight, especially at sfo, check with the airlines. let's look at some of those pictures. you notice the fog has been kind of obstructing our view of some of the traffic cameras we normally see. looks like there has been improvement here at the bay bridge toll plaza. not a big trey, but it's about a 15 to 20-minute drive. also looking at some of these other commutes, you see the east bay has plenty of slow traffic, especially on 880 out of hayward and down to fremont and 580 from livermore to dublin and dublin on 680 to pleasanton. one more thing.
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280 northbound slow traffic there 101 heading into the valley. let's go to steve. thank you very much. we have a lot of fog. not everybody's in on that. some are seeing it lift a little bit. some locations never had it. if you do, it was thick, thick, thick. looks like it's beginning to lift ever so slightly. if you are up above that fog, you can probably see a blanket of it especially from many of the higher elevations. thick fog around oakland and alameda southward. mike up in the berkeley hills. city view from berkeley hills this morning. and mark says good morning, steve, beautiful morning in palm desert. i am off to phoenix. everybody's off to phoenix. by the way, it's hot. it's going to be near 90 degrees wednesday, thursday, friday. 80s on the weekend. and then cooler next week. we got go. where we going? back to the desk? back to the deck. sunny and nice after the fog. there you go. gasia and dave. >> thank you, steve. 8:28. the fate of a shooting range in the east bay may be decided
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this week. the environmental concerns and accusations bit gun club supporters about a hidden agenda. plus, this morning the chp is investigating another freeway shooting along this stretch of interstate 80 in the east bay. it's the seventh such attack in recent months. we will tell you why investigators are having so much trouble making arrests.
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8:31. welcome back to "mornings on 2". >> i am dave clark. thank you for joining us. there was another shooting on an east bay freeway. the seventh one since november. >> right. the latest right over the weekend. it left one man dead. our alex savidge live there with more on these shootings and the chp is saying they might not be
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isolated incidents, alex? >> reporter: yeah. no. they are not. they are not random. they have been targeted attacks according to the chp. i was talking to a spokesperson for the chp about why investigators are having so much trouble making arrests hee. there are two big hurdles. the first is that in many of these cases the victims are not cooperating, and the second major challenge is that they just have very few witnesses to these shootings. many of them happening in the early morning hours. so far we have seven car-to-car shootings that have played out on this particular stretch of interstate 80 between pinole and berkeley. many have happened -- excuse may. i should point out there have been no arrests made in any of these cases so far. the latest crime happened early sunday morning. someone opened fire on a jeep near hilltop drive. the driver was hit several times and then that jeep suv veered off the freeway and rolled down a steep hillside. the 40-year-old man who was behind the wheel died at the
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scene and the chp believes that saturday's shooting, like all of the other recent shootings in the past few months, was, in fact, a targeted attack and investigators believe this is all because of an ongoing gang feud in this area. and even though these are not random, drivers we are talking to this morning are still worried. >> really concerning, you know. it's really bad for our community, you know, really bad for just everybody, you know, that's out here living out here, you know. it's really dangerous, you know, to be on the freeway. >> reporter: and again investigators point out these are not random shootings. but in some cases innocent bystanders have had their cars hit by gunfire. but the chp is reiterating still this morning, there is a minimal risk to the public. in order to put this in some perspective here, according to the chp there are about 70 million cars that travel
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along this particular corridor, this stretch of interstate 80, every single year, and in two of these recent cases they have had an innocent driver involved in the shootings. nobody has been seriously hurt. money of the innocent be drivers who were not targeted have been hurt in any of these cases. so those are the numbers put out by the chp this morning, you guys. trying to put this in perspective and stress they believe there is a very, very slight risk to the public here as these shootings continue to play out on this stretch of freeway. >> it is still so unnerving. thank you. time now 8:34. later today the prime suspect in the shooting death of a 23-year-old san jose woman is due in court. he is facing murder charges in the death of his girlfriend stacey aguilar. prosecutors say ped rosa shot her february 13 after an argument at a party in hayward. her body was found in fremont. a friend of pedrosa is accused
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of being an accessory in the murder. neither man has entered a plea. new developments in a fight between self-proclaimed ku klux klan members and counter protesters in anaheim over the weekend. police released five klan members because evidence shows they acted in self-defense. seven people remain in custody were seen beating, stomping and attack the klans men. it erupted at the kkk members ride at a park for a planned rally. >> the fight broke out on the street and the guys from the klan, they jumped in their suv and took off and then three of their klans men were kind of left behind and then the fight isolated down the street. >> seven people were booked for assault with deadly weapon. one was a 51-year-old man from
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san francisco. charles donor. they are all in stable condition. a cal state university professor who went to watch the rally found himself protecting the klan members saying he feared for their lives. 8:35. a big crowd expected tomorrow to hear a decision about the fate of the chabot gun club. the lease is expiring. the operators want a ten year extension but regional park managers recommend the privately run gun range be given six months and be then be shut down. they say that gun range is causing a lead problem in a watershed area. but gun lovers say it's really just an excuse to push a hidden agenda against guns. about 41,000 people go to j gun range every year, including about 6,000 police officers. time is 8:36. you either saw a lot of fog or you saw none. i watched you guys starting at 4:00 this morning. steve paulson, i hit fog the minute i got on the road. >> you know, you're right.
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some areas are like, what fog? others are like i can't see across the street. dave, gasia, no doubt about it. the fog looks to be lifting a little bit. there are thick pockets though. it's an issue though. usually by 9:00, 10:00 it burns off. sunny today. mild to warm. fog was the big story here. 7:00 it was really down on the deck for some. but mostly sunny. we will probably set record highed today by the mere fact that we don't have a lot of records for february 29. so anything in the 70s, low-to-mid, would probably be a record high. that's what we are going to have today under mostly sunny skies. a few high clouds north bay. once the fog lifts, it will be sunny. 50s on the temps. a few upper 30s, low 40s. if you didn't have the fog it was old. most locations in the fog never got out 48 or 49 degrees. mostly sunny tomorrow. increasing clouds tomorrow. thick fog giving way to mostly sunny skies here. 70s for many. possible record highs as we say good-bye to february. next month is looking, march, wet. i will have more on that in ten
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minutes or so. sal. 8:37. >> we have traffic still pretty busy out there, steve. we are starting off with a look at some of the bridges. btd and just like gasia mentioned, some people are driving slower because of the fog. it has affected the drive times out there. let's take a look at the san mateo bridge. can you see the driving over the peninsula, people have to drive seemingly into a cloud and people do slow down when that happens. moving along and taking a look at the bay bridge, you'll see that this commute is about moderate. about a 15 to 20-minute delay before you make it to the bridge. contra costa not bad. highway 4 not too bad. highway 24 is all right. on the peninsula the other side, 101 out of south city in the san francisco area is slow. we are not seeing anything really bad here on the peninsula. just the ordinary slowdowns and a lot of fog. 8:38. back to the desk. >> sal, thank you. there is a new report that says some of muni's new electric buses in san francisco can't climb those steep hills in the city.
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>> right. brian flores live in the city to tell us how that's effecting bus service here. brian. >> reporter: yeah. you know, it depends on who you ask, dave and gasia. if you ask muni, they say the buses are running perfectly fine. according to a new report it points that the newer electric buses especially are not. the question is whether the buses are meeting the agency's and the commuters' expectations. the san francisco examiner reports that test results for the sf mta's electric buses don't have enough speed to navigate climb ago 10% grade on a hill. the article points to the agency's 60-foot long electric buses. the paper says mta tested the puss last november and found on what are considered modest grades between five and ten percent, the buses struggled to make it up hills. the article said that the buses did not meet speed requirements on four of the nine tests and at titles took the buses twice as long a accelerate. it says the agency decide it had would be best to use the buses on flatter routes. in response, sf madame tussauds
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spokesperson told me there is no problems with the buses. they say they pass tests. he said the question was never about speed, but whether they can make it up the hill safely. the answer is yes. the bus has purchased new trolley buses for steeper hills and that has been the plan all along. he says those buses will be rolled out in the coming year. the new buses break down less frequently as well than the older ones. the city has spent $26 million on these new buses. and by the way, new hybrid buses are going to be out by 2017 as well. back to you. >> brian, thank you. flights on the airplanes, cramped flights could be a thing of the past. plus it happens once every four years. up next, pam cook is back to tell us about some of the deals you can get on this leap day.
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airlines from shrinking the see the sizes and leg rooms on planes. newyork senator charles schumer says he wants to add an amendment to a funding bill. it would right faa to set see the size standards. senator schumer says sheet widths would be 18 inches, the amount of leg room would go back to the 1970 average of 3 5 inches. right now the average all of the leg room has dropped-16.5 inches. a lot of passengers support this change. but they're skeptical it can be done without fares going up. >> i'm over 6 feet so i would think that would be perfect but it's not money wise for the airlines. >> it's horrible. iman, for someone like me who's 6 foot i want to relax. i'm cramped up ul flight. the fares keep going up and up. i have to sit uncomfortable for the next two or three hours. >> the airline industry trade organization airlines for america says government regulations should be limited
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