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==am/=== good morning. we're watching the clouds build in san francisco, tracking changes including rain making a comeback today. what you can expect coming up. plus a south bay teacher is on paid administrative leave after reportedly telling students that they would be deported under a trump presidency. we'll hear from a student who explains what led up to that strange incident. turning violent at a recent pot shop. "today in the bay" starts right now. tuesday morning. we made it through monday together. now let's make it through tuesday. good morning, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. that's the kind of can-do attitude we've come to love. >> let's do irt. >> san francisco just this
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magnetic glow this morning. >> we're seeing the city lightsing it up from below. cloudy skies this morning. eventually the types of clouds that will bring us a chance of rain. right now seeing a little patchy fog this morning. mid to upper 50s to start. there's the pictures sam was talking about. nothing weatherwise to show you other than it looks nice. not seeing rain just yet. in the north bay, we will see rain dropping in around mid morning heading towards the south bay as we approach both the evening commute, seeing a better chance of seeing showers impacting things later on. good note for folks as they're getting ready for the day. on the other side of the day, might get some rain. one car pulled off on the shoulder on the overpass on the bay bridge. we'll make sure everything is okay there. the san mateo bridge, we'll give you a live look. a clear view across the flat section. tough to see at times. even in the south bay we're
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looking at our live camera from 101. yesterday we couldn't see this shot either. there were low clouds, fog as well. >> what a difference a day makes. a san jose teacher is on paid administrative leave after supposedly telling students that they would be deported because donald trump was elected president. that teacher works at oak grove high school. >> that's where we find "today in the bay's" kris sanchez to explain what students are saying this morning. kris? >> reporter: good morning, laura and sam. we'll start by saying we did reach out to that teacher. we do know who that person is. we're not identifying that person at this point. wanted to get their side of the story, but they did not respond back. here is how a student describes what happened last wednesday, the day after donald trump's election. it was an on campus rally at oak grove high school the day after the election. the student who does not want to be identified told us she and her friends chose to sit out the
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national anthem they say in protest of trump's rhetoric and his position on immigration. that student then says the teacher asked them to stand and when they didn't, she got frustrated and said this. >> good luck with being deported now that donald trump is president. you guys have it better here than you will over there. i was shocked and angry because i never thought i'd hear this coming from a teacher. >> reporter: we did reach out to the east side union high school district and they will only confirm that there is a teacher on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation. no charges have been filed, likely because this would not be considered a crime. in san jose, kris sanchez, "today in the bay." 4:33. also happening today, it's not a question of the but when. san jose city council will debate a timeline for raising the city's minimum wage. it's part of a regional south
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bay plan to raise wages $15 by 2019. 13 cities in santa clara county endorsed the plan back in june. it would outpace the minimum wage job in the same amount of years. san jose is the largest of those cities. it would impact about 250,000 workers. >> catch them while they're fresh. the commercial dungeness crab season is officially open for part of our coastline. the crab season opened south of marin county. it was supposed to open to the sonoma-me sonoma-men do seen know line as well. last year crab season was delayed by some four months after crabs tested positive for the same toxin. the recreational crab season has been open for about two weeks at this point. a pivotal decision made over marijuana laws in one east bay city after a four-hour-long debate. the oakland city council did
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approve the city administrator to write new laws. the permit program would set aside half of the city's marijuana permits for communities hit hard by the so-called war on pot. mostly east oakland residents and ex-convicts. last night city council chambers were packed with people expressing concern about speeding up this process. >> to me this is the largest economic opportunity i've seen come through oakland in the 30-plus years i've lived here. >> now that this is going to be a source of growing revenue, how do we make sure the revenue is used in a way that includes benefits to the communities hardest hit. >> all this in the context of the passage of prop 64 for recreational marijuana use. many cities have permit systems in place which makes it attractive for current dispensary operators to move in. a $10,000 reward is being offered for information on a shooting targeting two san jose
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police officers. the shooting happened about 7:30 sunday night. two officers were on patrol when they confronted a group of people who ran away. one person in the group took out a handgun and fired at the officers as he ran. the officers were not hit and they did not return fire. police say a confrontation over a pot grow is what lead to an early morning shootout in fremont. police sent out photos of the grow right here and one i78 madge of the car which shattered windows. investigators say about 1:30 a.m. yesterday two or three burglars went into the home in the irving ton neighborhood and at least eight shots were fired when they encountered the growers. police say one man was hit in the shoulder. even though that grow is illegal, no arrests have been made. there were already questions about president elect donald trump's transition team and also predictions about who may fill key staff positions. there have been a lot of criticism over trump's choice of steve bannon as chief strategist.
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breitbart news is closely followed by extremists and white national lifts. in the meantime, new reports suggest rudy giuliani may top the list, not as attorney general but next secretary of state. >> i won't be attorney general. >> make that clear. >> i can escape that one. >> former u.n. ambassador john goll ton is another named being tossed around for secretary of state. a final decision could be several weeks away. a lot of exciting speculation there. in the meantime, tracking changes in the weather forecast. that could start as early as this morning. for parts of the bay area and the north bay, watching out for patchy fog this morning. los gatos waking up to temperatures in the mid 60s. rain makes a comeback later today. how much you can expect coming up. you can expect more traffic right here. this is palo alto north of university avenue, a smooth, easy drive. what's much different today, you
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can see the roadway clearly. we'll track your morning commute and see what else we find. >> the lyft is about to get easier. the new technology the company is using to connect riders with their drivers. flaky layers are on the inside.
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mile in napa. minimum drive times, maximum speeds, upper eastshore freeway 14 minutes. fog in the north bay not causing a problem. eight minutes from novato down to the richmond-san rafael bridge. 4:41. happening today, more than 140 protests are planned nationwide over the dakota access pipeline. it's all part of national day of solidarity with the standing rock resistance to the dakota access pipeline. in san francisco people plan to gather in a couple hours to protest and march against the pipeline, meeting at 6:30 at the army corps of engineers office at civic center plaza. at 4:00 p.m., demonstrators will meet in front of the wells fargo in el camino real in el camino. the drone world expo opens in san jose today. thousands of industry experts and drone users are meeting to talk about the impact of drones on business to humanitarian
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efforts. it's today and troe at the convention center. a new reward being offered for information about a death ahead. plus, you're running out of time to check out the extra super moon. some of the amazing images of the super moon over san francisco bay. hear why this is more rare than otherers. a imp ofhe xtrsup u thfog. y mat
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through all that fog yesterday, you may have caught a glimpse of the extra super moon overnight. there it is. you can see the super moon over san francisco bay and the bay bridge. super moons happen on average once a year when the moon travels closer to earth than usual. they're slighter brighter than normal. nasa is calling this an extra super moon. that sounds scientific. extra, extra special. let me tell you why. it's because it's about 30% brighter than the typical super moon. this is the closest the moon has been to our planet since 1948. we spoke with some folks in san francisco who were out there to just take in this special occasion. >> it's sort of my hobby to be out there to catch extraordinary events like this that are so rare. >> i'm excited. it's glowing quite bright. never seen it glow like that. >> that's gorgeous. the next extra super moon is not going to be around until 2034.
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>> we're all figuring out how old we'll be. >> we've posted some spectacular i images of the super moon on >> the shots of the moon are nice, but when you show in context with the buildings and other things -- >> when it's bigger than the capitol dome. >> quite nice. >> can we see it this morning? >> doesn't look like it. you can see the clouds over san francisco. gorgeous. yesterday evening you had the light across the water, the bay bridge lights, gorgeous. right now you have a bit of a drizzle storm west of downtown. 58 degrees in san francisco. you see the cloud cover there pretty low, winds picking up ahead of our weather system. san jose, cloudy skies and a little mist outside. 59 degrees. still dealing with patchy fog. for the most part, mainly in the north bay, snap pa and santa
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rosa, visibility down to .25 to .50 mile. the heavier showers lurking bz offshore. by mid morning we'll be again to see the rain line approach the north bay. look how scattered this is. as we head towards mid afternoon, you see how this breaks apart, the story of the south bay for most of the rainfall. the system weakening as they progress from north to south. our rain totals certainly underwhelming. certainly enough to get those windshield wipers going. the north bay picking up less than a tenth of an inch of rain. bigger rain this weekend. highs today with mostly cloudy skies. mid 60s around concord, 68 in pleasanton. for the peninsula, highs in the mid 60s, a little cooler today. same story in san francisco with showers at times mostly cloudy, highs in the mid 60s. low to mid 60s around the north
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bay. still looks like we'll see childly mornings as the cold air begins to dive down the west coast. the next round of rain coming up on saturday. that will bring a bigger punch rainfall wise. one to two inches in the coastal hilltops. plan on a lot more rain starting saturday and lasting into sunday afternoon. >> rob, we have a lasting drive throughout the peninsula. nice, smooth, easy, consistent. no major issues until we come over here out of the altamont pass. westbound 580 we typically have construction going on. it should have cleared a couple minutes ago. they have permission to be there until 5:00. there's a little slowing. by the time you get to greenville, everything is fine. the speed sensors are swinging way to the east. still 27 minutes off grant line. anywhere west of greenville you're at speed. no delays for our transit systems. >> thank you very much. 4:48 right now.
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there was a body found floating off a south san francisco marina has that police searching for answers. investigators say they found the body of a man yesterday afternoon, but they believe he floated in from somewhere else. police are not releasing his name. they are telling us he doesn't own a boat at the marina and there were no signs of foul play. this was in oyster point, close to 101 just north of sfo. >> it's now been two weeks since a san francisco attorney was found shot to death in front of his el cerrito home. no a large reward is being offered. 62-year-old james gilliland junior was killed last month. investigators haven't identified any suspects. gilliland worked with clients like apple, oracle and sony. there's now a $50,000 reward for information. it is officially tick season. health officials in san mateo county now warning people that ticks carry lyme disease among
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many other illnesses. san mateo mosquito and vector control say about 3% of ticks they collected from the county last year had bacteria that could make you sick. to protect yourself a, use repellant that contains deet. lyft making changes starting on new year's eve. the ride hailing service will get rid of its iconic mustache logo and replace it with beacons. they will be on the dashboard of lyft cars on new year's even in san francisco, los angeles, new york and las vegas. your beacon will light up in a specific color once they get near you. you can have your phone light up in the same color and you hold it up. >> i like it. that's kind of effective. >> i like the mustache. >> i wish you were doing the
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movember thing. the dow has been up for six days in a row. amazon making major changes.  >> for that and the rest of the news before the bell we turn to landon dowdy live at cnbc world headquarters with the latest business news. good morning, landon. >> sam and laura, good morning to you both. the dow has been up for six days in a row and begins the trading day at a fresh record rye, 18,868. now wall street is watching to see if the post trump victory rally continues and if the dow might top 19,000. it is only 132 points away. however, the nasdaq starts in negative territory way down with worries about the tech sector under a trump administrative at 5,218. today and all this week, one big focus for investors. that is retail. the government is expected to report that retail sales grew last month by more than .5%. as for earnings, reports of big retailers like home depot who reported better-than-expected
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results this morning. amazon is ditching its blue and gold christmas wrapping paper in the u.s., mexico and canada. the commerce giant says its guiding northstar is minimizing packaging and says wrapping paper has no value. it will be replaced by velvet gift bags in five sizes and three colors. quiet cars running on batteries great for the environment, right? yes. but not so great for the health of many pedestrians. they're too quiet and can't be heard coming, people have been getting hit or even worse run over. the department of transportation has finalized long awaited new rules requiring electric cars and hybrids to emit signs to warn people on sidewalks or bicycles nearby. they're hoping to put a dent in the more than 2,400 annual injuries. vehicle makers have three years to equip the cars. >> landon, thank you very much. 4:52.
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arres arre happening right now, a man with an air horn that sounds like a train has allegedly been terrorizing residents in a california neighborhood for weeks. on our home page, you can read more about the noise so loud it could be heard across town. plus, i'm loving it. mcdonald's has a newburgher called the sweetie, and it is felt with nutella. where you can get a taste. we're back in just two minutes.
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sure, you could buy this. but why miss out on this? it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. you can never tell from the outside just how many warm, flaky layers are on the inside. but let's just say it's more than ever. share the warmth of grands biscuits, now with even more flaky layers
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it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. welcome back. right now taking a live look outside at san francisco and the bay bridge, just glistening with lights this morning.
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we're tracking some changes in your forecast. there is a chance for some showers today, especially in the north bay. rob will have more on the timeline momentarily. right now the nypd is responding to an isis article calling for an attack ot the macy's thanksgiving day parade. it calls for lone wolves to rent a truck and drive into a crowd. a former feb agent says the article is troubling, but nothing new. the effort to reduce waste reaches a kres sen dough today with a day devoted to going green. today is america recycles day. did you know there's a recycling pledge. americans are encouraged to take the plan and learn what yu can do to boost recycling in your community. if you're wondering, you can find that pledge at ameri san francisco board of
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supervisors votes today on stricter time limits on short-term rentless. the legislation would imposes a 60-night yearly cap, down from 90. the city has struggled to enforce regulations that require hosts to register with the city, partly because airbnb has refused to share information on guests. we or trying to share some rain right now. we've seen a little bit of a dry spot, maybe the return here. what are our timelines looking at? >> looking at a little patchy fog in a few spots. cloudy skies in san jose and willow glen. 50s to start, only mid 60s this afternoon. rain making a comeback in the bay area, the timing of the incoming storm coming up. >> rob, you track it and then i track it. so far looking okay for your drive. oakland with a nice smooth flow past the coliseum.
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we'll show you what's going on in san francisco coming up. get ready for a busy thanksgiving travel season. the number of americans planning to travel during the holiday in the bay area city they're flocking to. pe
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commercial dungeness crab season opens today. something in the water may prevent some fishermen from dropping their pots. i was actually shocked and
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angry. >> controversy at a south bay school. the alleged comments after the election that has landed a teacher in hot water. plus, it's a plan that could impact hundreds of thousands of south bay workers. the move by the city counsel expected today that could put more money in your pockets sooner rather than later. "today in the bay" starts right now. a very good morning on this tuesday, thank you for joining us. i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. let's get straight to that forecast today. another day to enjoy before some change? >> transition day we'll say. patchy fog this morning. no rain to worry about for your morning commute. but by the evening, things could be changing up around the bay area as we look at temperatures in the mid to upper 50s around the south bay. no fog around the south bay right now. napa and santa rosa, you see the rain on the north coast. that will be dropping into the north bay later this morning. a cooler day today of highs in the mid 60


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