tv Today in the Bay NBC May 15, 2016 6:00am-7:01am PDT
take a live look outside...... (adlib) it is 6:00 on your sunday morning, a beautiful look at some clouds and the sun rising over the golden gate bridge. good morning. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. anthony slaughter has a look at our forecast. it was a beautiful day yesterday, and you say it's going to be even better today? >> you can tell from the sun rise, we're waking up to sunshine. not as much fog, not as much cloud cover. a nice, warmer day. typically how it goes here in the bay area. wakinging up again in san francisco to a little bit of cloudy. you can see the marine layer off in the distance there. that's the cloud cover that we're dealing with, at least at the immediate coastline. folks get ready for bay to breaker, you may see some cloud
cover. 64 degrees for san francisco later on this afternoon. 69 for the east bay. our inland locations will manage a few low 70s from the tri-valley to the north bay, even in the south bay today will be nice and pleasant with sunny skies this afternoon. temperatures go up more for tomorrow and big time by tuesday and wednesday, kira, we're tracking a summer sizzle midweek. we'll talk about that and the chance of rain. we'll go over that in about 15 minutes. >> why am i not surprised? this is what we've had, heat, rain, heat, rain. >> that's been the pattern. >> a little bit of everything. anthony, we'll check in later, thanks. we are a few hours away from the start of bay to breakers. runners are gathering at the starting line already at howard and main streets. 40,000 runners are signed up to run this year, but if history is any indication twice that number could end up on the course because people commonly join the race for fun.
runners who are actually signed up packed in to the expo at pier 35 yesterday to pick up their bibs. organizers have just a few reminders about the rules this year. >> no bags like backpacks that aren't clear, running belts, fanny packs, that's okay. of course no alcohol is allowed on the racecourse officially. >> a lot of people ignore that last rule, of course, which leads to arrests every year. and, as always, there are nearly 40 street closures along the route across the city including part of the great highway. caltrans and b.a.r.t. are adding service. the race begins at 8:00. the race starts near the embarcadero at the corner of howard and main. runners take howard to hayes street and eventually run through golden gate park and, again, the race ends at the great highway. and just in time for bay to breakers be a all the crowds, the massive sinkhole that opened up at mission and new montgomery streets in san francisco is fixed. the opening nearly swallowed an
suv on tuesday when the road collapsed at the height of the evening commute. crews replaced the sewer line that had ruptured and finished repairs to the road just yesterday. new this morning, crews pull a man to safety after his car plummeted 150 feet down an embankment off highway 9 near sayratoga just after 1:00 this morning. the man was trapped in his car. he was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition. the chp in san jose, meanwhile, is investigating whether speed or alcohol were factors in the crash. >> it was crazy. they were coming after us. my dog was rolling on the ground trying to shake them off. >> new details now on a swarm of aggressive killer bees that attacked neighbors and a mail carrier and is being blamed for the deaths of two dogs in the east bay. people in concord were forced to stay indoors yesterday while two of their neighbors were treated at the hospital for stings from the africanized bees in concord
on hitchcock road. one resident told us his son is an amateur beekeeper and was harvesting when he noticed hostile behavior from the bees, something he hadn't seen before. they think africanized bees took over the hive. they look like honeybees but are far more deadly. >> they were coming after me through the window. it was nuts. my hair was buzzing. i had to take my band off and shake them out. they were all over me. >> the hives were removed and by last evening we're told the situation had calmed down. the africanized honeybees were discovered in 2014 in martinez and lafayette. they're much more aggressive than traditional honeybees when they perceive a threat to their hive and they attack in large numbers. if you are attacked you're urged to run in a zigzag pattern. the africanized honeybees will chase you further than regular honeybees. police say a teenager was
sexually assaulted and now a warning from the police. the victim reported that a man attacked her around 10:30 thursday night on kearney street near san pablo avenue. she was walking alone towards the path that leads to the b.a.r.t. station in el cerrito. the attacker is described as hispanic and could have injuries to his face and neck from the assault. vallejo police arrested two suspects in a string of robberies linked to a smartphone app. police investigated five robberies between late april and this month and in every case the robbery involved the app offer up. offer up allows people to upload photos of an item they want to sell to a network of potential buyers. but what has happened was when a seller met up with a buyer, they were robbed of the eitem they were trying to sell. facebook coo sheryl sandberg made an appeal for resilience and gratitude as she delivered
the commencement speech to uc-berkeley's class of 2016 yesterday. for the very first time she spoke publicly about her husband's death. today in the bay's marianne favro has more on sandberg's powerful speech. today i'm going to try to tell you what i learned in death. >> reporter: it was emotional and inspirational, at times tearing up, sheryl sandberg spoke about the biggest shock of her life, when her husband, dave goldberg, died of cardiac arrhythmia while they were vacationing in mexico. >> what followed was the unthinkable. i walked into a gym to find him lying on the floor. i flew home to tell my children that their father was gone. >> reporter: she told the 4,700 graduates about the intense grief that followed and the importance of resilience. >> i learned that in the face of the void or in the face of any challenge, you can choose joy and meaning. >> reporter: she also talked about the power of gratitude. >> it is the greatest irony of
my life, that losing my husband helped me find deeper gratitude, gratitude for the kindness of my friends, the love of my family and the laughter of my children. >> reporter: and she reminded the graduates that they must learn to tackle the disappointments and challenges ahead. >> i'm sharing this with you today in the hope that on this day in your lives with all the momentum and the joy you can learn in life the lessons i only learned in death. lessons about hope, about strength, and about the light within us that will not be extinguished. go bears! >> reporter: marianne favro, nbc bay area news. and we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up gop leaders weigh in grappling with the idea of being forced to unify by backing presumptive nominee donald
welcome back. it's 6:10 on your sunday morning. we are on an hour early because of the barclays soccer championship at 7:00 right here on nbc bay area. this is a live look at san francisco. the sun is rising as we look. even warmer today than we saw yesterday. turning now to decision 2016, it's a relatively quiet day on the campaign trail. the few remaining presidential candidates are enjoying some down time finally before the final primaries and republicans are trying to unify with donald trump now the presumptive nominee. "today in the bay" has the latest on the race for the white house. >> thank you. >> reporter: for donald trump a
short break from the campaign as his daughter graduates from college. the presumptive nominee capping a busy week of meetings and media calls as he tries to unite the party behind his candidacy. >> and i think that will come and if it doesn't come i'll go my separate way. i think i'll win the election because hillary clinton is a disaster. >> reporter: senator ted cruz a champion of the gop's most conservative member gave no indication saturday whether he plans to get behind trump's candidacy. >> i think every voter will have to make an assessment and we have time. the national convention is two months away. election day is six months away. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan appeared to be in no rush to formally endorse trump. >> this takes some time. this isn't done with a couple of meetings. >> reporter: republicans attending the texas state convention with cruz illustrate the split with some calling the rift overblown. >> people see hillary clinton on the stage and are reminded, our
party will come together. i feel confident. >> reporter: others seem nowhere near ready to support the developer. >> trump is going to lose. i will not vote to him. and the republican party had better straighten up or they'll lose me, too. they'll lose so many other conservatives because they are no longer conservatives. >> reporter: hillary clinton continues exploiting trump's perceived weaknesses. the democratic front-runner releasing new ads mocking trump's refusal to release tax returns. of course democrats will need to do some party unifying, too, once they have actually settled on the nominee. much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up, playoff fever here in the bay area. we'll tell you all you need to know about the championship trophy for both the warriors and the sharks. also, using google to hide in plain sight. why police are facing backlash after this photo surfaced online.
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==k welcome back at 6:15. a live look at clouds and the sun rising over the golden gate bridge. it's actually a nice morning this sunday. less cloud cover than we saw yesterday and it could be even warmer than our yesterday was. using google to hide in plain sight, that's what police in philadelphia are being accused of doing. this photo shows police suvs outfitted with a google maps decal on the side as well as two high-tech license plate readers. the idea was to make the police car look like the google maps cars that drive around taking street view photos. after that photo surfaced the police department received immediate backlash from the
aclu, automated plate readers can take in thousands of plate images per minute. critics say they essentially allow police to spy on drivers without warrants. using the google decal was not approved and that is since been removed. the countdown to the olympics continues, nearly 8,000 athletes are already competing at the olympics stadium in rio. the event offers some athletes their last chance to qualify for the olympics which, by the way, are less than three months away, many olympic hopefuls say the high level of competition push them to perform their best. >> come into races like this where everybody is fast and everybody is sharp and ready to go and so this helps me out, the brazilian guys were there. i wasn't expecting to run 1:46 the first round. i was like, oh, okay. but it's good. i need this if this is what it's going to be like in my championship. >> the test events are the last ones held in preparation for the upcoming olympic games.
and it's just 82 days until the summer games. we are your one-stop shop for everything olympics. our own jessica aguirre is heading down. the games begin august 5th. the warriors and the sharks are in the western conference finals in their respective leagues. the sharks boarded a plane yesterday after a quick practice. today the sharks play game one of their series against the st. louis blues. we have a live look at the shark tank where there is a sold out watch party tonight. this is the fourth time san jose is playing for a chance to represent the west. the puck drops at 5:00 in st. louis, so 3:00 p.m. here. and we'll take you over to oracle arena now where the defending champions opened their series against the oklahoma city thunder tomorrow night. tipoff is at 6:00. and i know someone who switched their work schedule to watch that game.
let's go to it anthony slaughter with a look at our forecast. it's looking good. skycam is all lit up. we can see sunshine. we're not look iing at the fog d low clouds. at least it's not everywhere. >> beautiful. >> you can see it is beautiful, kira. waking up to low clouds, the marine layer off in the distance. some of us wakinging up to cloud cover. you can see we are waking up to sunshine across the rest of the bay area. the golden gate bridge, the east bay looking good now, even across the south bay looking at sunshine. while it is mostly cloudy now, eventually we'll see mostly sunny skies later on this afternoon. to 72 in the south bay. the east bay, you'll be at 69 later on this afternoon, the tri-valley up to 74. and it will be cool in san francisco today only managing 64 degrees. meanwhile in wine country up to 73. if you're head iing to bay to breakers, keep in mind it will be cool to start and 64 degrees the high today. notice the winds. they'll be out of the west at
about 20 miles an hour. as you heard sarah mention we are talking all about the playoffs. the sharks taking on the blues today in st. louis and the temperature right around 63 degrees here in the bay area. at least tailgating around 5:00. now as far as the weather picture goes, we don't have much happening. we had a storm system to our north. we had more cloud cover yesterday and that has cleared out of here. we're waking up to mostly clear skies. once we get going through the day, the fog right off the coastline is competing sunshine we're awaiting to see once we get going. now we'll see 60s for highs today at the coastline, the peninsula, the inner bay and the north bay. as we move through the day tomorrow temperatures will warm just a little bit. that means 70s for the south bay, the tri-valley, the east bay and the north bay. look what happens on tuesday. the 80s into the central valley so we will see 80s for tuesday and the south bay, the east bay
and for the north bay those 70s will hold on tightly, though, at the coastline as we head to the next couple of days. here is the breakdown of that warming trend we're tracking. by the south bay by monday, 78 degrees. by wednesday, 84. the same for the peninsula. in the 70s to start off the workweek. back to the 80s by tuesday and wednesday and even in san francisco a nice warm-up as well in the low 80s as we head for wednesday. that's going to be the warmest day of the week through the north bay and the east shore and the tri-valley expecting temperatures to be well above average as we head to the middle part of the upcoming week and then a cooldown. here is what i'm talking about. comfortable today and tomorrow. by tuesday and wednesday, temperatures really ramp up. look at the greens we're painting on the map. this is another storm system as we head to thursday and friday. this system could actually stall out and give us several days of rainfall beginning on friday. again, it is about a week away. we will keep track, kira. that's good news especially considering we're entering fire
season. back to you. >> i'm enjoying it, a little sun, a little rain, a little bit of everything. anthony, thanks. much more ahead on "today in the bay" coming up. >> someone in south korea is studying ap computer science and using my course is crazy. >> a local high school student is making a difference around the world and it's the story that will make you bay area proud.
one way or another ♪ ♪ i'm gonna win ya ♪ i'm gonna getcha ♪ ♪ getcha getcha getcha ♪ one way or another ♪ ♪ i'm gonna see ya ♪ (inhales cigarette) requirement for college-bound advanced placement or ap courses are often seen as a requirement for college-bound high school students but not every school can offer every ap course, and if they don't, the students are typically out of luck. that is unless y're the young man in the next story. garvin thomas explains how he created his own path and thousands of others are following. >> reporter: he says he got his first taste of computer science in coding in the seventh grade and he was hooked.
he knew it had to be part of whatever he did with his life. he just didn't know how many others he'd end up bringing along with him. you'll see how in this "bay area proud." washington high school in fremont has a lot to offer its students, loads of activities, and lots of caring teachers. it had everything, in fact, he want wanted in a school when he enrolled as a freshman. well, everything, it turned out, except one thing. >> i was very, very excited to take the course. i was like, yes, the course i need to take. and i get to washington high school and i find out the course isn't there. >> reporter: the course he really wanted to take was advanced placement computer science. he had started getting interested in the subject as a middle schooler and really wanted to tackle it in high school. not one, though, to let a lack of a formal course stop him, he bought a book and taught himself the course. >> i figured my way and took the
it test in may and i got a 5 on it which is the highest score. that was really exciting for me. notice the program name -- >> reporter: it's what he did next, though, that's exciting for so many others. he thought his benefits could benefit from his work so he started teaching the material after school to about 30 of them. but when scheduling conflicts made it hard to find a final they could all get together, well, he didn't let that stop him either. >> so i found an opportunity there and i started to try to build out an online course myself. >> reporter: decoding ap computer science posted on the website is the free course he created, and it turns out it wasn't just his friends who were interested. in a little over a year more than 4,000 others from around the world have taken his course. more than half are giving it a five-star rating. >> someone in south korea is studying computer science and
using my source is crazy. >> reporter: it has been such a hit, he followed up with his very own textbook for the course. in a few short years moksh has become an expert at teaching high schoolers about computer science -- >> object oriented means -- >> reporter: and the rest of us about not letting obstacles stand in the way. >> whatever interests you, whatever problem makes you think, oh, i can do something, just go out there and do it. >> reporter: while he one day sees himself making a living with his expertise in computer science, he's not makinging any money off it now. the course is free for anyone to take. garvin thomas, nbc bay area news. if you know of someone doing something nice for others, garvin would love to hear from you. go to our website and search bay area proud. and we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up a bay area neighborhood attacked by killer bees sending two people to the hospital. plus --
>> he spent nine months battling, battling this eating disorder, battling the insurance company, just battling, it feels like. >> two south bay mothers watched their daughters fight a mental illness and end up in a fight of their own. we investigate what happens when doctors' orders are at odds with one of the largest health service plans in california.
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(adlib) it's 6:29 on your sunday morning. the sun is shining. a little bit of cloud cover there but the golden gate bridge is a beauty. thanks so much for joining us. i'm kira klapper. anthony slaughter has a look at our micro forecast. >> the bay to breakers are really happy. at least it's not as widespread. in san jose looking at cloudy skies this morning. not seeing as much sunshine here. we had that marine layer push inland and then it broke off
over the mountains and now we're stuck with the cloud cover at least inland. we will see sunshine across the south bay. you can tell where the sun is shining at its most across the east bay right now and san francisco along with the north bay. 54 degrees and up into the 70s for our inland locations today. and then we see our warming trend for tomorrow, the 70s, replaced by 80s. 60s at the coastline are replaced by 70s. we'll see a little bit of a summertime treat this week. then we have more rain by next weekend. we'll go over all of that if you're just joining us. >> a little bit of everything, anthony, thanks. anthony said we are just an hour and a half away from the start of bay to breakers in san francisco. 40,000 srunners are signed up. runers who are actually signed
up packed this to pick up their bibs. a few reminders of the rules. >> no bags like backpacks that aren't clear, running belts, that's okay. no alcohol is allowed on the racecourse officially. >> a lot of people ignore the last rule which leads to arrests every year. and, as always, there are nearly 40 street closures along the route including part of the great highway. cal it trans and b.a.r.t. are adding service. a look at the route as mentioned. the rate starts near the embarcadero, the corner of howard and main. runners will head down howard, over on to hayes street and eventually will run through golden gate park. the race ends at the great highway. new this morning crews pull a man to safety after his car plummeted 150 feet down an embankment near sayratoga. this happened just after 1:00 this morning. the man trapped in his car was
taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. the chp in san jose is investigating whether alcohol or speed were factors in the crash. crash on westbound 280 sparked a small brush fire in san jose and produced a hero. it happened near the bird avenue exit around 3:30 yesterday afternoon. police say the driver was having some sort of medical emergency when he slammed into a tree. a good samaritan was able to pull the man out of his car right before it caught fire. the driver is in the hospital and is expected to be okay. >> it was crazy. they were coming after us. my dog was rolling on the ground trying to shake them off. >> new details now on a swarm of aggressive killer bees that attacked neighbors and a mail carrier and is being blamed for the death of two dogs in the east bay. people in concord were forced to stay indoors yesterday while two of their neighbors were treated at the hospital from stings from
the africanized bees. this happened in con considered on hitchcock road. one resident tells us his son is an amateur beekeeper. he noticed hostile behavior from his bees. it appears africanized bees took over the hive. they are far more deadly. neighbors say it was like a horror movie. >> they were coming after me through the window. it was nuts. my hair was buzzing with them. i had to take my band off and shake them out. they were all over me. >> the hives were removed and by last evening we're told the situation had calmed down. the africanized honeybees were first discovered in 2014 in lafayette and martinez. they're much more aggressive than traditional honeybees when they perceive a threat to their hives and attack in large numbers. you are urged to run in a zigzag pattern and know they will chase you further than regular honeybees. denying families the treatment
they desperately need. battling a mental illness is difficult enough yet across california people with psychological disorders are being denied coverage for potentially lifesaving treatment. famili families are saying it is not only not right, it may be illegal. here is liz wagner from our investigative unit. >> reporter: state and federal laws promise equal coverage of medical and mental health conditions, but we found people with mental illnesses are still facing roadblocks to treatment. on one hand you have doctors urging critical care, and on the other you have insurance companies questioning if that care is even needed. that leaves families stuck in the middle fighting for answers. these are the hands of a teenaged girl struggling with anorexia. when words can't explain why food won't go down, her hands do the talking with paint and paper. the teen isn't ready to speak out, but her mom, roberta friedman, is.
>> we spent nine months battling, battling the eating disorder, battling the insurance company, just battling, it feels like. >> reporter: friedman and her spouse, leslie, have faced a series of coverage denials by blue shield of california. but they say their daughter needs intensive treatment for an eating disorder they first notice d in 2014. >> she was getting a little skinnier. >> reporter: when skinny became scary last spring, the family turned to the healthy teen project if, it's a part-time hospital treatment program. >> it wasn't working. she needed to go somewhere to be somewhere 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to start that recovery process. >> reporter: her doctors recommended full-time residential treatment. but in august 2015, blue shield denied coverage based on the company's own guidelines. a blue shield psychiatrist deemed that level of treatment not med necessary.
when you opened the denial letter from blue shield, what goes through your head? >> my response was, who the heck is this person? this person has never seen our daughter. >> reporter: desperate to keep her in residential treatment, the family paid $72,000 blue shield wouldn't pay. >> they're looking for to keep costs down and they have managed to be effective in doing that. >> reporter: advocating for the mental health parity act which took effect in 1999, state law, like the 2008 federal law, requires equal coverage of it physical and mental health conditions. hager says the laws have stopped numerical limits on treatment like caps on therapy and hico pays. >> another set of issues has risen that takes the place of that. >> reporter: and he says that's the use of aggressive medical necessity investigations. they analyzed data from managed health care, the state regulators that oversees health
plans like blue shield. nearly 2, 100 asked for a medical review of mental health decisionsed on medical necessities. eating disorder cases alone. >> what it tells me our independent medical review process is working. >> reporter: shelly says the process has a check on the health plan: >> reporter: what's it going to take for health plans to do the right thing? >> it's going to take a lot of oversight. >> very objective, proactive. >> reporter: insurance commissioner dave jones supervises health insurers. they conduct ongoing policy reviews to ensure compliance with parity laws like dnhc the department of insurance also wants an independent medical review. data since 2011 shows the department overturns 53% of mental health denials.
>> that doesn't mean the health insurers won't continue to deny people treatment, but we do notice the law. >> the laws are not strong enough. >> reporter: south bay senator bell has introduced a number of failed bills to beef up california's parity law. he says right now it's unclear just how many people are being coverage and argues the complaint based enforcement system doesn't work for everyone. >> a lot of people with depression and other diseases don't bother to complain, and that's wrong. you have to have a system that takes care without having to have them complain. >> she is graduating from healthy teen today. >> reporter: we joined the healthy teen project. after 62 days in residential treatment, doctors recommended the part-time hospital setting. but blue shield failed to cover that treatment, too. deciding last november it was not medically necessary.
blue shield declined an interview request but wrote in an e-mail our review and appeals process is extensive and includes an in-depth assessment from our medical directors as well as a third party physician. ahip wrote, suggesting that coverage decisions drive the mental health challenges does a disservice to the ongoing efforts to improve the country's health system. >> we're really proud of her. >> reporter: the two moms credit their daughter's improvement to quality, consistent treatment, but they're taking each day one step at a time just like her paintings. they know their daughter's recovery is a work in progress. the family did request an independent medical review of their daughter's res care. reviewers found half the treatment was medically necessary. after we started asking, the state took a second look and reviewers found blue shield should cover the other half, too. the health plan reimbursed the family but blue shield is still denying coverage of the part-time hospital care. and now the women say they plan
to pursue legal action. with the nbc bay area investigative unit, i'm liz wagner. >> if you have a tip for our investigative unit, give us a call at 888- 996-tips or send us an e-mail to the uni unit @nbcbayarea.com. happening now a stretch of interstate 80 is shut down, the first phase of a project aimed at easing congestion in the area. i-80 is closed in both directions. the closure started at 11 clo:0 last night. it's set to end any minute now this morning by 7:00. there are detours in place to help drivers get around the construction if you're heading out the door right now. and at 6:40 much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up we'll hear from the warriors as they get ready for tomorrow night's big game. here is a live look outside ...
a live look at the sunshine down over oracle arena this is where tomorrow night the warriors begin their western conference finals series against the oklahoma city thunder. tipoff is at 6:00. the warriors boast three a all-stars in steph curry, klay thompson and draymond green. the thunder have two all-stars of their own. however, they say the key to the series is okc's other guys. >> russ and k.d. will always be the focal point. they're always tough to stop. try to make it tough on them and not let the other guys have games they're scoring 15, 17 points. that's how you get beat. >> the san francisco giants are in the desert taking on the arizona diamondbacks. the game tied at 3-3 in the top of the ninth it and buster posey unties it with that bases loaded double to right center, that's all san francisco would need. they hold on to win, 5-3. the a's and tampa bay continuing their series.
oakland is shut out in the sunshine state. we have much more ahead on "today in the bay." coming up a bit of a 180 in the race for the white house. the california primary was once thought to be a possible difference maker in the gop nomination, but as it turns out it's now the democrats who are circling the june primary as a pivotal moment.
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sleep number beds with sleepiq technology give you the knowledge to adjust for the best sleep ever. it's the semi-annual sale! save $500 on the memorial day special edition mattress with sleepiq technology. only at a sleep number store. presidential primary was initially viewed as an rt california's democratic presidential primary was initially viewed as an afterthought thanks to its late june 7th election date. but events have been anything but predictable in this unpredictable election year. while hillary clinton has the most delegates, she doesn't have enough. and bernie sand eers is still looming. we sat down with nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston who provides some insight on what's going on.
>> it's the nightmare that the democratic establishment never wanted, and the opportunity liberal challengers never thought they would see. with the end of the primary season in sight, hillary clinton is fighting to nail down the nomination on june 7th, as you said. and bernie sanders is in a last-ditch effort to prevent just that. so while donald trump and the republicans show increasing signs of what we never thought would happen, a unified front, the democrats remain more divided than anybody ever expected. >> so what do you think? do you think clinton can end it all here in california on june 7th? >> it depends. it depends on how you interpret the data. take a look at the latest delegate count. look, on the surface, lyclinton needs only 159 more delegates to win. that should be pretty easy given the 548 delegates at stake here on june 7th, but not so fast say the sanders folks. why? because more than 500 of
clinton's delegates are super delegates who can change their minds on a dime. viewed that way, well, clinton is nearly 700 pledged delegates short with about only 1,000 delegates left to be selected between now and the end of the primary season, so there you have it. >> do you think this has sparked any more interest among voters, people who wouldn't have turned out otherwise? >> indeed it has, yeah. especially among democrats. data released by the california secretary of state shows nearly 100,000 more democrats have registered during the first three months of the year. while registration has fallen for republicans. in all more than half a million voters have registered so, yes, we do see some change here. >> just summarizing, how does this look? >> in it all likelihood very, very close. and here's why, according to the latest capital weekly poll which
was conducted just a couple weeks ago between april 28 and may 1st, hillary clinton has slight lead over bernie sanders. but here's the hope for sanders, among those 500,000 californians who registered during the first three months of this year, more than half, kira, more than half were under 35 years of age and that is the age group that sanders is based. and, another thing, independents, we have to remember, can participate in the california democratic mare and potentially this is another source of help for bernie sanders who has done well with independents in the open primary types. bottom line, listen this is really a tough one. a close race not only in california but the fact is it could be, according to some observers, a close race that goes all the way to philadelphia. >> and when is that? >> that's going to be the end of july, the beginning of august, both conventions will follow one after another and, i'll tell you something, a lot of work has to
be done by both sides between now -- and then, whoever wins, they have to somehow come together. >> i was going to say only three more weeks but we have more than that. all right. larry gerston, our political and list, thanks for joining us this morning. still ahead on "today in the bay" experts say it's setting a new standard for art. we take you to the grand opening in san francisco three years in the making. >> we have some fog this morning but it's not widespread. we're going to see some sunshine and it will warm up big time over the next couple of days plus rain in the seven day.
welcome back. 6:53, the time right now. this shot, a time lapse, you can see what we're looking at this morning. the marine layer breaking up from time to time. we are seeing sunshine here. the other thing to note from the south bay from mt. hamilton starting off dark obviously but as we put this into motion look at how much cloud cover is sitting over the south bay right now. this eventually will burn off. this is what we're waking up to. while it's sunny at the coastline, it is cloudy because of the marine layer over the mountains. again, nice and sunny to start the day in san francisco. you'll round out the day at 64 there. the tri-valley, you're heading to see temperatures in the low 70s today and even that marine layer visible there across parts of the tri-valley. if you're heading to bay-to-breakers, the sunshine is there. we see temperatures warm. we're at 55 degrees now.
as we head to noon, you'll be at 60. 64 degrees the expected high in downtown san francisco. later on this afternoon it will be windy, though, gusting out of the west at about 10 to 20 miles per hour. also happening today, yes, the sharks taking the blues in st. louis, missouri, at 5:00 we're expecting temperatures here in the bay area to be in the low 60s across the south bay where they're having a party at the s.a.p. center. across the west coast right now we don't have much happening. we had a storm system move through yesterday spinning across parts of the pacific northwest, the trailing cold front moved through yesterday bringing a little bit of cloud cover. today, though, it's bringing in the marine air. our cool ocean temperatures now in the 50s are really inundating the bay area. you can see the clouds drifted in to the northwest. that's a cool northwesterly flow. you will notice temperatures really don't warm a whole. so that's what we'll see today, 60s at the coastline.
70s expected for our inland locations. tomorrow the 70s nudge closer to the coast and then by tuesday they over. we're seeing 60s now, we will replace those with 70s. and then by tuesday, 80s for our inland locations that includes the north bay, the east bay and the south bay so by tuesday and wednesday it really starts. the three-day outlook, the south bay 70s to start the workweek. 80s by and wednesday. the same for the peninsula and in san francisco at 73 to start off the workweek. 83 by wednesday. across the north bay, the east shore and the tri-valley similar conditions. again, warm to start the workweek but warmer tuesday be a wednesday. temps start to cool off by thursday and friday because a storm system could actually bring some rainfall to the bay area as we head towards friday and eventually saturday and sunday. this thing looks to stall out and if it does that could mean several days of rafrl in may.
quite unusual but we'll it continue to track it friday, saturday and sunday of next week. in the meantime, it is hot around here. remember that spf the next couple of days. kira, back to you. anthony, thanks. well, after it was closed for three years san francisco's museum of modern art threw quite the grand reopening party yesterday. sfmoma was closed for extensive renovati renovations. it offers free access to ground floor galleries and free admission to those 18 years old and younger. the original five-story building has ten more stories which means three times more gallery space. highlights include 260 cure ated selections from the mouse doris and donald fischer collection, the grand reopening included performances by local music and dance groups and appearances by several leaders including governor jerry brown, lieutenant governor newsome and former house speaker nancy pelosi. i cannot wait to go.
the start of bay to breakers is about an hour away. here is the route for anyone heading out in the city today. the race starts near the embarcadero at the corner of howard and main. runners head down howard and then scoot over on to hayes street and eventually run through golden gate park. the race ends at the great highway. there are 40, almost 40 street closures. avoid the city, i would say, unless you're on foot today. >> it's crazy to look at the map and see how far it actually extends. wow, i've done that before? no wonder my feet hurt. >> we both did it last year. this year is much more tame year for us. >> taking a break, bay toers. >> good weather to enjoy. >> we're in the right now. in the 60s later on this afternoon. sunshine across the entire bay. >> and,000y, thanks. thanks to you for making us a part of your morning an hour earlier than usual. we'll have more local news tonight at 4:30, 6:00 and 11:00 and all day on nbcbayarea.com.
never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast united states of america. welcome to championship sunday. the finale of this epic premier league season. we're hoping that matches are available to you simultaneously with all 20 clubs in action across ten different networks of nbc universal, right here on nbc and nbcsn we have manchester city's trip to swansea. it will mean a fourth-place finish and crucially champions league qualification. a quick note for yoi. if you are joining the coverage for the first time today the kickoff at old trafford between manchester united scheduled for nbcsn has been delayed for 45 minutes.