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this is the kind of weather we will see all throughout the day. you can see the cluster of the clouds to the left of your screen. that's the main storm system that has yet to work its way into the bay area. we start out with light rain. it gets a little bit heavier as we go through some parts of the morning. most of us only seeing light showers at this point. and expect that to continue all throughout the day. this is a look at the rain timeline and the future cast shows the radar could show the spotty rain throughout the morning. early afternoon and most likely for some parts of the bay area into this evening until it clears out and we will have a beautiful clear sunday. i'll detail that. and the next storm system that will be approaching coming up in the microclimate forecast. >> a lot to keep track of. you can stay up to date with the weather conditions with downloading the nbc bay area app. click on the weather tab to find the live doppler radar. download the app from the apple
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app store or google play for android devices. super bowl 50 is less than a month away, and controversy already is brewing. it's surrounding advertising. oracle is putting up a massive 18 story sign on a large building it owns in san jose. it's just self-promotion ahead of the game. the city says it's illegal because they never applied for a permit. the they could face fines of $2,500 a day. the san jose downtown association tells us these types of ads should be happening year round. city leaders are considering allowing it for now. >> we have an opportunity with the super bowl in town, a lot of eyes in san jose. and oracle certainly a prominent company. but we can't pick and choose companies or signs. we have to have a consistent approach. >> the city council could make a vote on changing city policy in about two weeks so that silicon
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valley companies can show off. parts of downtown and the embarcadero will soon be closed as work begins for the fan experience joan. that's where the big presuper bowl parties will be held. about a million people are expected to attend the free week long event. the official fan zone is not yet under construction. tlf are traffic controls on steward street this weekend. >> the party sounds great. that's going to cause substantial traffic. it's like, some kind of cruel torture trying to get through those streets. >> southbound embarcadero will be off of limits from washington to mission. public transit will be impacted. fline trolleys will be replaced by buses. the count down continues kickoff is in 29 days. stay with nbc bay area for complete coverage as the super bowl approaches. to other news now, we have
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new details about a deadly shooting in the south bay. 25-year-old michael malone is in the santa clara county main jail this morning. san jose police say he shot and killed a man thursday night in east san jose behind a golf course. investigators did not reveal a motive. the victim was a san jose man, his identity has not been released. el chapo has been captured again. the mexican drug kingpin el chapo guzman was arrested in a violent raid. he was marched to a waiting helicopter. he had been on the run after he escaped from prison six months ago. he was recaptured early yesterday morning by mexican marines, u.s. marshals. he could be tried in the u.s. but that process could take months. guilty on all 162 charges.
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raymond chow is off to prison once again, possibly for the rest of his life after two days of deliberations, the san francisco jury found chow guilty on all charges, including racketeering and ordering the murders of two rival gangsters. the prosecution's star witness an undercover fbi agent who formed a relationship with chow. some prison inmates also testified against him. >> five cooperating witnesses, informants of the lowest possible moral caliber combined in effort to free themselves and convicted from our perspective, an innocent person. >> chow's lawyer called the verdict outrageous and vows to tupeal to appeal it. he'll be sentenced in march. and that was a message for
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the mayor from protesters on his big day as san francisco mayor ed lee was being inaugurated to a second term. protesters continue to push for the ousting of the city's police chief. they're angry over the police shooting and killing of mario woods last month. now to a major milestone for women in uniform. san francisco's first female sheriff vicky hennessy was sworn in yesterday and doing the honors? san francisco's first female mayor. senator dianne feinstein. hennessy receives a standing ovation at city hall. the new sheriff has worked in the police department for nearly 40 years and was california's first first female captain. twitter and facebook are among the tech giants under pressure to stop terrorists from commuting and recruiting on their websites. senior white house officials and top silicon valley companies are in talks on how to prevent that. they held a closed door meeting yesterday in san jose.
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their goal is to stop terrorists from using the internet and social media to spread their message. it's not that easy. it could violate the first amendment. >> when you look at the world as a social network, a large global network there's plenty that can be done. but the companies are right in making sure to not just open themselves up and say, yeah, sure take whatever you want. >> some participants tell us yesterday's meeting was a good start. representatives from apple google, facebook and twitter were at that private meeting. new this morning, police are looking for the man who held up a mini mart in menlo park before 10:00 last night in unincorporated west menlo park not far from highway 280. the san mateo county sheriff's office demanded money before he ran away. they have not made any arrests.
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we have new video of a home burglary in the east bay. you can see there the video clear as day. they're hoping the public can help identify these men. it hpd wednesday morning. you can see three men searching for valuables to fill their bags. anyone with information should contact police. and we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, hoping luck strikes twice. people are flocking to bay area stores that have sold winning lottery tickets in the past. plus. >> it will be sad because i won't get to take pictures with my friends and class mates. >> he's facing suspension over a family tradition. one family's fight with school leaders over facial hair.
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welcome back. it's just shy of 7:10 on your saturday morning. we're taking a live look at wet
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pavement in downtown san jose. much of the bay area looking the same as you head out the door this morning. happening today, expect large crowds in daily city for the crossroads of the west gun show at the cow palace. we have video of the traveling event from last year. we're told crowds have doubled in size since the paris and san bernardino massacres. in the wake of the recent tragedies the show's founder says he's seen a surge in gun sales. it will be happening today and tomorrow. an 8th grader at a catholic school in san francisco might miss out on picres because of his mustache. his mom says it's unfair. the archdiocese says boys must be clean shaven at all times. >> reporter: for 14-year-old julio, his mustach isn't about scoring points. >> we don't shave until we're
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16. >> reporter: it's true ask his mom. >> that's when they come into manhood. >> reporter: when his school st. peters in san francisco sent this letter. >> all boys must be shaved clean. >> reporter: stating that julio would have to shave his facial hair in order to take graduation pictures she was stunned. even claiming her oldest son took graduating pictures last year and had facial hair. >> the school is forcing the boys to do something they're too young to do. that's a man that shaves. >> reporter: the archdiocese says all boys have to be clean shaven. but the decision is ultimately left up to the principal with the letters showing agreement with the archdiocese, julio could face a suspension for holding on to a tradition. >> i'll be sad or kind of mad. >> reporter: and miss out on an experience of a lifetime. >> it will be sad because i won't get to take pictures with my friends and class mates. we have much more ahead on
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"today in the bay." coming up, it's a glims into the future of technology. the silicon valley companies and their big ideas that took center stage at the biggest tech conference in the world. this much needed rain may affect your saturday outdoor plans. i'll have a look at the microclimate forecast coming up.
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welcome back to you. this is a live look at san francisco, the eastern span of the bay bridge there. and facing san francisco on a dreary morning it is raining and much of the bay area, some of you are drying out but your pavement is wet. bundle up as you head out this morning. it's the biggest tech conference in the world. it's where tens of thousands of bay area techies went to peek into the future. scott budman was among them and shared some of the highlights. >> reporter: it's the show that keeps on growing. close to 170,000 people in las
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vegas this week for the consumer electronics show as it wraps up. here's a look at some of what we saw. it's still huge. in fact, the consumer electronics show takes up 35 football fields, with just about every square foot taken up by gadgets. and there are 1.9 million square feet worth of space here, the most ever for ces. 3,200 companies have come to las vegas from all over the world to show off their products. with somewhere close to 140,000 of us here to test those products out. by the way, that's three people for every single slot machine that you'll find in vegas. if you're wondering how we all stay energized ces will serve up to 17,000 cups of coffee this week. if you were to drink one cup of
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coffee a day, you'd need 47 years to reach that number. now, let's say you wanted to see every product here without ces. with companies representing every part of the planet. it would take you 700 million miles worth of travel to test everything. why all the attention on this one show? consumer electronics is already hot, and it continues to play a huge role in our lives. each household in america has on average 24 consumer tech products inside. the biggest trends this year, well, autonomous cars, virtual reality, glass that streams content to your wall and lots of wearables. you'll see them in the future. back to you. thank you. well now to the largest lottery jackpot in history. people are racing to get power ball tickets ahead of tonight's drawing for the more than
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$800 million prize. the drawing is tonight at 8:00. last night at hannah's bottle shop in santa clara people were picking what they hope are the winning numbers. this store has sold two million dollars prizes in the past. >> your chances aren't good if you don't try. i know everyone is probably saying the same thing. you know y had to give it a shot. >> i'm going to fantasize really, really hard. if i win, i will make my dreams come true. >> if no one wins tonight the jackpot is expected to be more than one billion dollars next wednesday. wow. and as soon as the powerball numbers are drawn tonight, nbc bay area will have you covered. download our free app or follow us on twitter to get the results. we have some office pools apparently. people bought tickets together. i'm thinking if they win, we won't have anymore employees left at our station. >> maybe not. i think a lot of companies are like that. and, you know, i don't play all
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the time, but when it's the only thing that people are talking about everywhere you go, well, you think, i'll pick up a ticket. >> might as well. >> we'll see. >> there's no sense in you're losing two bucks. >> we've been hitting the jockpjoc jackpot with the weather. it's nice to get it light in several waves and a little bit of a break in between. as we take a live look at san jose, you can see the clouds kind of sitting on top of the hills. a beautiful way to start out the day with some rain that continues to come through, mainly some light showers, but still just enough to create some slick spots and some standing water on area roadways. and here's what to expect as we go into the next couple of days, we will still have some rain moving through and at times today will be heavy in a few spots. that won't last long. as we go into monday morning, another round of some light rain. generally early in the morning. and then a stronger storm system
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is set to arrive on wednesday with high winds and some heavy rain. so this one moving through, the fourth storm system of the week is now moving some of the rain off to the east. we are seeing some dry spots and a chance to let that water soak in. by 9:00 we'll have some more waves of rain moving in from the west. and it's very hit or miss. not all of us will be seeing the rain at the same time. into the evening, spotty light rain, also as the sun sets we may see the sun peeking out. it's 50 in san carlos, san francisco. oakland, 59. so it's cool to start out the day. we're looking at highs that will be reaching into the mid to upper 50s. low 50s in the north bay where the rain may be lingering a little bit longer. we have two storm systems moving through. this is the first one, here's the one we're expecting on monday. so with this, it stays pretty wet. as all of the moisture continues to stream in from some very warm
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pacific waters. the rain stays with us until dinnertime. later on as you head out you should be clear of the rain and we're headlining into a bright beautiful sunday as the temperatures warm up. a look at how much rain we're expecting today. most of us getting .25 of an inch, maybe a little bit higher in a few spots. heading over to the sierra, it's snowing and there may be chain controls up as the roads may be slick and hasserdize. the snowfall that we're expecting there, not really heavy, maybe one to four inches of additional snow we've seen from the past 24 hours. more storms ahead once again. here's the way it plays out on the computer models. some of the way moving through on monday morning. it should be out of here by the afternoon. and then another round once again, this may be the stronger one that moves in on wednesday. we'll talk more about that and another look at the microclimate forecast is coming up in a few minutes.
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welcome back with the holidays behind us, the magic of the season also is gone. "today in the bay's" joe risotto jr. saves us a holiday story in a nice bow. >> reporter: we kept the stuff we wanted, the others we took back. the tree we cut down out there in the burbs is now covered in tinsel, dumped on the curb. it's the holiday tradition after blowing all that cash, it's now
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time to deal with our holiday trash. >> it's probably one of our busiest times. >> reporter: at the recycling yard, the trucks wait in line. to dump all the castoffs from our holiday blitz. >> this year i can say the community has spent a lot of money on gifts. >> reporter: those holiday presents wrapped with such cheer. >> everybody had fun opening and then we get the end result here. >> reporter: boxes for gadgets that might get used. would you look at all the bottles of booze. discarded instructions that's probably had the solution. >> you have to have a new year's resolution. >> reporter: there are lots of toy wrappers in this mountain of stuff. >> we're already seeing a christmas cards show up. >> reporter: someone got a tv given with love. someone got shoes. >> somebody got some gloves. >> everything from ups to fedex. >> reporter: to amazon as well. all that internet shopping gave santa some help.
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the post holiday trash is up nearly 20% from normal they say. 650 thousands. >> this is from today. >> reporter: just as one truck exits, another will enter. >> christmas has moved down here to the recycling center. >> reporter: the trash is all sorted, a piece at a time. it rumbled, it rolls down the conveyer line. the plastic, the card board all are retrieves. >> a lot of bottles from new year's eve. >> reporter: like the sugar plums that once danced in our heads. the trash dances on a sorter and will be reused instead. so much stuff all bought for a reason, here. >> we call it silly season. >> reporter: here's our gift wrap, packages from our aunts. >> it all goes to different types of manufacturing plants. >> reporter: everything purchased with such joy and such pleasure. >> once it's recycling, it's somebody else's treasure. >> reporter: we haven't seen the
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last of this stuff. >> we're going to get it recycled so we can have christmas next year. >> reporter: here with the post holiday trash blues. >> what a poet that joe is. we have much more ahead. coming up off limits because of el nino. the popular spots along the coast now temporarily close. we sit down with san jose's incoming police chief, his vision and expectations for the new year, next.
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good saturday morning to you, it is 7:28. we're taking a live look outside in downtown san jose. skies seem to be clearing up a little bit there. but the roads are still wet. it's a rainy morning out there. thanks for joining us i'm kira klapper, kari hall has a look at our microforecast.
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>> this is the rain we need, it comes, leaves and comes back. still raining in the north bay and san francisco. temperatures are in the upper 40s to lower 50s. it will warm up today to 57 degrees in the south bay. 51 in the north bay. and 55 in san francisco and the peninsula. we will peeks of sun. here's the radar, we are tracking the fourth storm system of the week. you can see the first wave of rain has already passed most of us. we're just seeing the clouds linger, we may get a little bit of sun here and there. there is more rain to come. i'll detail that and what else to expect as we head into the next several days. >> more rain to come. stay tuned, kari, thanks. as kari just said another storm is making its way through the bay area. so far el nino has brought a lot of rain and lots of problems. that includes closures throughout the golden gate recreation area.
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tennessee valley beach is shut down due to high waters. also at the headlands, the walk in camp grounds are not safe and are closed. the north access trail is off limits. people should also stay back from the cliffs. we're told 30 feet back because some of the cliffs are eroding. no word on how long the closures will last. our nbc bay area app is a great way to stay up on weather conditions in the bay area. our scott budman shows us how it works. >> it's easy to get connected to the weather outside by going inside the nbc bay area app on your smartphone. just click on the radar on the weather page, then you can zero in on your own neighborhood to see if it's raining there. that gives you just what you need to know right when you need to know it. i'm scott budman, that's how to stay informed with the bay area app. super bowl 50 is less than a month away. controversial is abrewing. oracle is putting up a massive
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18 story sign on a large building in san jose. it's just self-promotion ahead of the big game, but the city says it's illegal even though oracle owns the building because they didn't apply for a permit. they could face fines of $2,500 a day. but the san jose downtown association tells us these types of ads should be happening year round. city leaders are considering allowing this at least for now. >> we have an opportunity with the super bowl in town, a lot of eyes in san jose, and oracle certainly a prominent company. but we can't pick and choose companies or signs. we have to have a consistent approach. >> so the city council could make a vote on changing that city policy in about two weeks so the silicon valley companies can show off. super bowl 50 preps are underway in san jose. also in san francisco, parts of downtown and the embarcadero will soon be closed because work is beginning for the fan
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experience zone where the presuper bowl parties will be held. a million people are expected to attend. the fan zone isn't yet under construction but there are traffic controls this weekend. >> the party sounds great but that will cause substantial traffic. some kind of cruel torture trying to get through those streets. >> southbound embarcadero will be off limits from washington to mission from january 23rd to february 12th. public transit also will be impacted the f line trolleys will be replaced with buses. parts of howard and market also will be closed in two weeks. the count down continues kickoff is in 29 days. be sure to stay with nbc bay area for complete coverage as the super bowl approaches. in other news now, guilty on all 162 charges. raymond chow is off to prison again, possibly for the rest of his life after two days of
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deliberations. the san francisco jury found chow guilty on all charges. including racketeering and ordering the murders of two rival gangsters. the prosecution's star witness, an undercover fbi agent who formed a relationship with chow. some prison inmates also testified against him. >> five cooperating witnesses, informants of the lowest possible moral caliber, combined in effort to free themselves and convicted, from our perspective, an innocent person. >> that was chow's lawyer. he calls the verdict outrageous. he vows to appeal it. chow, by the way, is facing multiple life sentences and that's expected to be handed down in march. that's a message for the mayor on his big day as san francisco's mayor ed lee was being inaugurated to his second
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term. protesters continued to push for the ousting of the city's police chief. protesters are angry over the police shooting and killing of mario woods last month. at the same time a major milestone for women in uniform. vicky hennessy yesterday was sworn in as san francisco's first female sheriff. doing the honors was san francisco's first female mayor, senator dianne feinstein. she received a standing ovation at city council. the new sheriff has worked in the police department for nearly 40 years. and was california's very first female captain. now, moving south, he takes over next week. but san jose's new police chief is already meet ing with city and community leaders. eddie garcia is currently the assistant police chief. he's about to be promoted to the top job until there's a permanent announcement. garcia sat down with "today in the bay" for this exclusive
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interview. >> reporter: assistant chief eddie garcia met with the independent police auditor, police watch dog. he worked his way up through the ranks. now garcia is about to become the city's top cop. >> first excitement. we're coming into a lot of opportunities here at this department. and we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: that involves rebuilding the force, increasing morale and bringing back to san jose the coveted title it lost over the last few years. >> strive to be the safest largest city again together. that's what the men and women of this department, the poa, city hall and the community. we're going to do it. >> reporter: he says he'll work to get more cadets to join the dwindling academy and work to bring back the officers who left the force out of frustration over pay and benefits. >> to poach them away from other agencies but to give them an opportunity to come back home.
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>> reporter: garcia says he will continue wearing the three stars of the assistant chief. but perhaps in a vote of confidence the city manager's office says there is no national search underway to look for a permanent chief. it wants to see how garcia performed. garcia in return says once he has more cops, he plans to have his officers get out of their patrol cars. >> residents can't see a police officer in times of crisis. they need to see an officer walking on a park on a sunday. walking through their neighborhoods with a smile on their faces and not just when they call 911. >> reporter: nbc bay area news. new this morning, police are looking for the man who held up a mini mart in menlo park. it happened just before 10:00 last night at the country corner liquor store. that's in unincorporated west menlo park not far from highway 280. the sheriff's office says the man walked in with a haundgon and demanded money before he ran
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away. they haven't made any arrests. we have new video of a home burglary in the east bay. the sheriff's office posted this on social media, hoping the public can help them identify and catch three men. the burglary happened wednesday morning at a home. you can see two of the men searching for valuables to fill their bags. anyone with information should contact police. and we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, a front runner may have emerged in the 49ers search for a head coach. also, the warriors take their show on the road, which is usually bad news for the home team. highlights are next.
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welcome back on your saturday morning, a live look at wet roads in downtown san jose. it's like that across much of the bay area this morning. meteorologist kari hall says lingering rain throughout the day today. a beautiful sunday tomorrow.
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the warriors race towards history, hit the road with a trip to the pacific northwest. the doves look to improve on their 33-2 record. golden state and portland to face the blazers. thompson was blazing with 19 points in the first quarter alone. he ended up with a team high 36 on the night. the warriors controlled this from the start. steph curry provided the highlight of the game, with this no pass. rich rushed in with 20 points. the doves cruise to 128-108 win. >> the team we have is amazing. we've got a lot of weapons out there. everybody can score and put the ball in the basket at a high level. >> to football now, according to a report by mercury news columnist former raiders head coach and current bengals offensive coordinator hugh jackson is the clear frontrunner for the head coach.
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officials say he will interview for the job tomorrow. still ahead, they're about to roll out the red carpet. coming up we'll have a preview of the golden globes. saturday is getting off to a soggy start. and there is more rain in the forecast. i'll show you that and we'll take a look at how much we've measured already coming up.
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kira/cu much more ahead on today good saturday morning. i'm meteorologist kari hall. we start out with some raindrops. and some times we'll be taking a break. still slick roads and scatters rain will continue as we go through the day. we're looking at another round of rain, mainly light rain early on monday. on wednesday, a stronger storm will be moving in. we'll talk about all of that. let's take a look at the fourth storm system of the week. it's covering the entire state with a little bit of light rain. we're looking at swirls further off to the west that will be working its way in as we go through the day.
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still expecting more waves of light rain. moisture moving in and some of the rain has moved off to the east. we're taking a little bit of a break. it's 49 in oakland. santa rosa, 47. san francisco, 50. it's mild temperatures. a look at how much rain we've had already in some spots. just some trace amounts up to .10 in some areas. san francisco mostly .10 of an inch around forest hill. and then as we go to the east bay, lighter amounts. you haven't seen the rain as long and it has been fizzling out as it moves east. also across the peninsula barely getting enough rain in that rainfall bucket. it's good news we still have more rain on the way. in the south bay, up to .01 of an inch. not measuring much there. once again scattered showers throughout the morning and early afternoon. should be tapering off later on this evening.
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still looking at showers and highs today reaching into the mid 50s. no big change in these temperatures. this is the kind of weather we felt all week long. it will be starting to warm up as we go into the next couple of days. we're taking a look at low 60s as you get a view of that forecast at the bottom of the screen. this is the storm system moving through now bringing us rain. there's another one right behind that that looks to arrive on monday. the way this pans out throughout today, some light rain and very hit or miss. by tomorrow it's all out of here. we keep the mild temperatures and a bright beautiful sunday on the way. as we take a break from the storm systems that have brought us several rounds of rain all throughout the week. rainfall totals look to reach at about .25 for most of us. heading over to the sierra, light snow coming down. snowfall totals look to reach anywhere from one to four inches of additional snowfall. just enough to make travel very treacherous in some spots. so the next one moving in on
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monday will be here early in the morning and moving out by the afternoon. we take a break on tuesday, a stronger storm system on wednesday. and then we will also have another break for the end of next week. still some more active weather. rainfall totals for the next several days, this is the storm system on wednesday. it looks to bring us at least an inch of rain maybe an inch half. temperatures will be going up. low 60s for tomorrow, as well as monday. even though we'll have showers on tuesday, it clears out in the low 60s there for the south bay as well as the east bay valleys. staying in the 50s in san francisco. and i'll have another look at the forecast coming up. keep checking in for updates. >> we will indeed, kari hall. thank you. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." hillary clinton kicks off the election year with a stop in the bay area. the event that has supporters lining up to see her. good morning, there's lots to do. today we'll start in san
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francisco with the ongoing sf sketch fest. not all of its content is appropriate for the kids. this part is today at 11:00 a.m. at the castro theater they're showing hook. the movie with peter pan returns to neverland. he will be at the screening as well today. can you believe this is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of that flick? did you know they call movies flicks because back in the day the light came from a flickering flame. they could have used this cool light as well. this source for oceans aglow, a family night hike at sausalito. you'll get the explanation from the crew. they'll help you discover this cool natural phenomenon. sea monkeys that blink on their own. that's got to be a mysteriously magical sight. blinkers, wavy lines, head to
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san jose where the whole weekend is going to be filled with the highlights of the san jose silicon valley autoshow. this is the twin turbo nemesis, top speed of 270 miles per hour. that's crazy. that car is going to be there and they'll have the latest in mini vans and mini cars for folks like me. a little something eco friendly and a lot of something ego friendly, on your wish list for a monday morning, a smooth commute. let's see how things are rolling back here on "today in the bay." presidential candidate hillary
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now, to decision 2016. presidential candidate hillary clinton was back in the bay area raising funds for her campaign. hundreds of supporters met with her at the san francisco palace of fine arts yesterday afternoon. "today in the bay's" jodi hernandez has the story. >> reporter: hundreds of hillary clinton supporters paid big bucks as much as as $2,700 a piece so they and their children could meet, greet and take a photo with the presidential hopeful at the palace of fine arts. >> my stepdad said there's this opportunity that you can meet hillary clinton. i was like, yeah. why not? >> excited. >> reporter: 8-year-old daschle left school early to escort his mom to the family friendly event which included arts and crafts, cotton candy and a chance to meet the voice of olaf. >> it's important for him to witness what's happening.
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this is the possibility of having a female president for the first time in our lives. i want him to experience the excitement. >> reporter: a political science professor says clinton knows she's in friendly territory and can raise a lot of money for what promises to be a tough campaign. >> this is her campaign to lose. there's never been a more qualified candidate in american history. >> reporter: the lieutenant governor was among those who brought their families to the event. dubbed the children's town hall. he predicts she'll win her way back to the white house. >> the next president is not going to be donald trump. sorry, mr. trump. i have every confidence it will be hillary clinton. >> reporter: jodi hernhorn, nbc bay area news. and we're keeping a close eye on the race to the presidency. a field poll shows clinton has the most support in california. 46% of likely democratic voters
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favored her. 35% said they'd likely vote for bernie sanders. on the republican side, ted cruz is surging in popularity. 25% of the support. trump has 23%. you can read the full reports of our field polls on nbcbayarea.com. we've put it in our story about clinton's visit yesterday. the company is on its way to becoming the first major food company to adopt labels that disclose genetically modified ingredients. you will know exactly if campbell's soup products have gmo ingredients. the company always owns pepperidge farms cookies and prago pasta sauce. the golden globe gicize tomorrow. ricky jurvase will be hosting and drinking we're told. it could get edgy. many races are close with train wreck and the big short in the running for best comedy.
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that movie responsibilities and carol are among leading contenders for best drama. >> i think all the main races are really tight this year at the golden globes. that's what makes this year's golden globes so exciting. a lot of these categories are tough to call this year. >> the golden globe awards start at 5:00 tomorrow night. watch all of it here on nbc bay area. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, our friends from pets in need are here. we'll introduce you to betty and reto next. this morning -- some special
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guests from pets in need. marsa and , al welcome back this morning. some special guests from pets in need. martha and alexa are here with reto and betty. they're ready for new homes. reto is the one with the bow
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tie. betty has two different colors eyes. they're the cutest little things. can you start telling me a little bit about reto? >> he's a one-year-old chihuahua mix. he hasn't been at the shelter too long, a couple weeks down at the shelter. he's super sweet. really friendly. he's the best. >> he is really sweet. sometimes chihuahuas can be known to be quite hyper. he's really calm. >> he's very calm for being so young, yeah. >> he is really sweet. and marcy could you tell me a little bit about betty and her beautiful eyes. >> she's a beagle chihuahua mix. she's two years old. got a blue and brown eye. and also very sweet. >> very sweet. both of them could go to any home. >> any home. >> when you think about it, and they're both -- the shelter you take care of their spaying and neutering. >> microchipped and they have their shots. >> if you want to meet them today, it there is a 2016 bay area pet expo going on today and
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tomorrow. at the santa clara county fair grounds. betty will be there, reto will be there along with other pets you'll be adopting out. >> we'll be in booth 219. >> we have a little nudge from your executive director suggesting hey, if it's a new year's resolution that you want to help get these shelter animals out of the shelters and you want to adopt one, why not. come down to the santa clara county event center today and tomorrow and meet these little babies up close. i hope that reto wears that bow tie because he wears it very well. >> definitely. >> you can find out more about these pets on petsinneed.org. thank you so much for coming in. we hope they get forever homes. they're really sweet dogs. thanks to you for making us a part of your morning. we'll have more local news for you tonight. and all day on nbcbayarea.com. we hope you have great morning.
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